The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 60 44
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.14% 1.52% 4.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.89% 3.96% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 21
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,500 £35,820
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Swindon with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 114 227 189
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 27.14% 38.34% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 98 203 163
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.72% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Swindon over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) DTS
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (30.00%) Database Optimisation
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Tableau
5 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Lumira
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) SAP
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Replication
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (30.00%) High Availability
5 3 (30.00%) QlikView

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) DTS
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Lumira
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) QlikView
4 3 (30.00%) SAP BW
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) MSTest
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SAP BI Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
1 3 (30.00%) Database Optimisation
1 3 (30.00%) High Availability
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) ERD
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
1 3 (30.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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