The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton - 3.03% 4.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.45% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £29,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.71%  
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 Taunton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 44 55 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 46.81% 55.56% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 33 53 9
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,443 £26,500 £33,768
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £75,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Taunton

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 Taunton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
1 1 (33.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware