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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 118 88 54
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -34
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 43 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.10% 2.36% 3.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.65% 7.68% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 64
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 £29,500 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
478 560 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.56% 30.75% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 429 470 437
Median salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,400 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (78.87%) SQL
3 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
4 34 (47.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (45.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (43.66%) .NET
7 29 (40.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET
9 26 (36.62%) C#
9 26 (36.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (26.76%) JavaScript
10 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
11 17 (23.94%) HTML
11 17 (23.94%) Visual Studio
12 16 (22.54%) MVC
13 15 (21.13%) IIS
14 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
15 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
15 13 (18.31%) ETL
15 13 (18.31%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (16.90%) jQuery
16 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (16.90%) .NET Framework
16 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
16 12 (16.90%) CSS
17 11 (15.49%) Clustering
17 11 (15.49%) Finance
17 11 (15.49%) HTML5

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 15 (21.13%) IIS
2 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.63%) WordPress
5 3 (4.23%) SAS
6 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.41%) CMS
7 1 (1.41%) Kentico
7 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.41%) Extranet
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) Skype
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (47.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (45.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (40.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (36.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (8.45%) Power BI
9 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (5.63%) QlikView
11 3 (4.23%) MySQL
12 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (1.41%) Datazen
13 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (1.41%) OLAP
13 1 (1.41%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Automotive
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Developer
2 20 (28.17%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.76%) DBA
3 19 (26.76%) SQL DBA
4 16 (22.54%) SQL Developer
5 13 (18.31%) Administrator
5 13 (18.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (18.31%) C# Developer
6 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (14.08%) Applications Support
7 10 (14.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (12.68%) Analyst
8 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (12.68%) VB.NET Developer
9 8 (11.27%) Software Developer
10 7 (9.86%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (9.86%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (9.86%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (8.45%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) .NET
2 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET
3 17 (23.94%) HTML
4 12 (16.90%) .NET Framework
4 12 (16.90%) CSS
4 12 (16.90%) jQuery
5 11 (15.49%) HTML5
6 10 (14.08%) CSS3
6 10 (14.08%) Web Services
7 9 (12.68%) Ajax
8 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (8.45%) Classic ASP
9 6 (8.45%) Entity Framework
9 6 (8.45%) XML
10 4 (5.63%) LINQ
10 4 (5.63%) WCF
11 3 (4.23%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (4.23%) NHibernate
11 3 (4.23%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Clustering
2 9 (12.68%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) MVC
2 13 (18.31%) ETL
2 13 (18.31%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (14.08%) Project Management
5 8 (11.27%) CRM
5 8 (11.27%) Scrum
5 8 (11.27%) Web Development
6 7 (9.86%) High Availability
6 7 (9.86%) Line Management
7 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.45%) SDLC
8 5 (7.04%) Coaching
8 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.04%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (78.87%) SQL
2 26 (36.62%) C#
3 19 (26.76%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
5 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.45%) Java
7 3 (4.23%) Tcl
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) MCAD
1 6 (8.45%) MCP
1 6 (8.45%) MCSD
1 6 (8.45%) MCTS
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) VMware
3 3 (4.23%) Telerik
4 2 (2.82%) Siebel
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) IFS
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