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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 109 86 58
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 37 46 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.56% 2.27% 3.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.44% 8.36% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 66
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
497 550 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.91% 27.17% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 423 478 477
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (86.11%) SQL
3 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 36 (50.00%) .NET
5 33 (45.83%) C#
6 32 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (40.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET
8 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (31.94%) T-SQL
10 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
11 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
12 18 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 17 (23.61%) HTML
14 14 (19.44%) Clustering
14 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (18.06%) Replication
15 13 (18.06%) CRM
16 12 (16.67%) VB.NET
16 12 (16.67%) IIS
16 12 (16.67%) MVC
17 11 (15.28%) Finance
17 11 (15.28%) CSS
17 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (15.28%) jQuery
18 10 (13.89%) High Availability
18 10 (13.89%) ETL
19 9 (12.50%) Scrum

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 12 (16.67%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.56%) WordPress
4 3 (4.17%) SAS
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.39%) Kentico
6 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.78%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (1.39%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.39%) Skype
2 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (40.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (6.94%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (6.94%) Power BI
8 5 (6.94%) QlikView
9 3 (4.17%) Datazen
9 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (4.17%) OLAP
9 3 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (4.17%) PowerPivot
10 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.39%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.39%) Moq
4 1 (1.39%) NUnit
4 1 (1.39%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Automotive
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Law
4 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) DBA
2 19 (26.39%) SQL DBA
3 18 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 17 (23.61%) .NET Developer
5 16 (22.22%) Analyst
6 14 (19.44%) C# Developer
7 13 (18.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (13.89%) Software Developer
9 9 (12.50%) Administrator
9 9 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 9 (12.50%) Support Analyst
9 9 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (12.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (9.72%) Applications Support
12 6 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.00%) .NET
2 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET
3 17 (23.61%) HTML
4 11 (15.28%) CSS
4 11 (15.28%) jQuery
5 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 8 (11.11%) Web Services
7 7 (9.72%) CSS3
8 6 (8.33%) Ajax
9 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.94%) XML
10 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (5.56%) HTML5
11 3 (4.17%) Classic ASP
11 3 (4.17%) JSON
11 3 (4.17%) MDX
11 3 (4.17%) WPF
12 2 (2.78%) Entity Framework
12 2 (2.78%) Kendo UI
12 2 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Clustering
2 13 (18.06%) Replication
3 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (18.06%) CRM
3 12 (16.67%) MVC
4 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (13.89%) ETL
5 10 (13.89%) High Availability
6 9 (12.50%) Line Management
6 9 (12.50%) Project Management
6 9 (12.50%) Scrum
7 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.72%) Business Development
8 7 (9.72%) SDLC
8 7 (9.72%) Web Development
9 6 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.33%) Migration
9 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (86.11%) SQL
2 33 (45.83%) C#
3 23 (31.94%) T-SQL
4 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.33%) Java
8 3 (4.17%) Tcl
9 1 (1.39%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) MCAD
2 6 (8.33%) MCP
2 6 (8.33%) MCSD
2 6 (8.33%) MCTS
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) VMware
3 2 (2.78%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.78%) Telerik
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe
4 1 (1.39%) IFS
4 1 (1.39%) Siebel
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