The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 65 80 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.97% 0.50% 3.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.28% 1.36% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 26
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -20.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 183 294 327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 29.56% 36.80% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 175 282 267
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Southampton.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Southampton over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (30.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Power BI
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (25.00%) Database Security
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (25.00%) Big Data
7 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (20.00%) Infor
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) QlikView
8 4 (20.00%) SonicWALL
8 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 4 (20.00%) Office 365
8 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) PPP
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) VPN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (25.00%) Big Data
4 5 (25.00%) Power BI
5 4 (20.00%) QlikView
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) Trac
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Developer
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 6 (30.00%) DBA
3 6 (30.00%) SQL DBA
4 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (20.00%) Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (20.00%) IT Manager
5 4 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 4 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Core
2 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
2 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (15.00%) WCF
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) WPF
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Database Security
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Infor
2 4 (20.00%) Mitel
2 4 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago