The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 93 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 55 49 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.33% 2.45% 3.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.04% 10.34% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 59
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
548 474 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.20% 23.72% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 445 410 487
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (84.15%) SQL
3 49 (59.76%) C#
4 48 (58.54%) .NET
5 43 (52.44%) Microsoft
6 35 (42.68%) ASP.NET
7 34 (41.46%) JavaScript
8 29 (35.37%) HTML
9 28 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (32.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (28.05%) VB.NET
12 23 (28.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (25.61%) T-SQL
13 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
14 20 (24.39%) CRM
15 19 (23.17%) MVC
16 18 (21.95%) Visual Studio
17 17 (20.73%) Relational Database
18 16 (19.51%) XML
18 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (18.29%) Degree
20 14 (17.07%) IIS
21 13 (15.85%) jQuery
21 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (15.85%) SDLC
22 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
22 12 (14.63%) CSS
22 12 (14.63%) Clustering
23 11 (13.41%) Law

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 14 (17.07%) IIS
2 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.88%) WordPress
4 3 (3.66%) SAS
4 3 (3.66%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.44%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) GitHub
2 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Skype
2 2 (2.44%) DHCP
2 2 (2.44%) LAN
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (32.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (28.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (20.73%) Relational Database
7 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (8.54%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (6.10%) QlikView
10 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.66%) Datazen
11 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (3.66%) OLAP
11 3 (3.66%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (3.66%) Power BI
11 3 (3.66%) PowerPivot
12 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Visual Studio
2 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.44%) Moq
4 2 (2.44%) NUnit
4 2 (2.44%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (13.41%) Law
2 7 (8.54%) Automotive
3 6 (7.32%) Marketing
4 5 (6.10%) Finance
4 5 (6.10%) Legal
5 4 (4.88%) Banking
6 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.44%) Retail
8 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (53.66%) Developer
2 28 (34.15%) .NET Developer
3 26 (31.71%) SQL Developer
4 22 (26.83%) Analyst
4 22 (26.83%) C# Developer
5 21 (25.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (18.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (17.07%) Support Analyst
7 14 (17.07%) VB.NET Developer
8 12 (14.63%) DBA
8 12 (14.63%) Senior Developer
8 12 (14.63%) Software Developer
8 12 (14.63%) SQL DBA
9 11 (13.41%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 10 (12.20%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (12.20%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (10.98%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (9.76%) C# Software Developer
13 7 (8.54%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (58.54%) .NET
2 35 (42.68%) ASP.NET
3 29 (35.37%) HTML
4 16 (19.51%) XML
5 13 (15.85%) jQuery
6 12 (14.63%) CSS
7 11 (13.41%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.98%) Web Services
9 7 (8.54%) Ajax
9 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (8.54%) CSS3
10 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (3.66%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.66%) JSON
10 3 (3.66%) MDX
10 3 (3.66%) WCF
10 3 (3.66%) WPF
11 2 (2.44%) Kendo UI
11 2 (2.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.63%) Clustering
3 10 (12.20%) Replication
4 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.10%) iPad
6 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.66%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.44%) Blog
8 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Windows
1 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) CRM
2 19 (23.17%) MVC
3 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.85%) SDLC
5 11 (13.41%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (12.20%) Business Development
7 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.98%) High Availability
8 8 (9.76%) Migration
9 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.54%) Web Development
10 6 (7.32%) ETL
11 5 (6.10%) Front End Development
12 4 (4.88%) Change Control
12 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.88%) Database Optimisation
12 4 (4.88%) ITIL
12 4 (4.88%) Line Management
12 4 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (84.15%) SQL
2 49 (59.76%) C#
3 34 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 23 (28.05%) VB.NET
5 21 (25.61%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.32%) Java
7 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.44%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.54%) MCAD
3 7 (8.54%) MCP
3 7 (8.54%) MCSD
3 7 (8.54%) MCTS
4 2 (2.44%) MCSA
4 2 (2.44%) MCSE
4 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) VMware
3 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.44%) Telerik
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