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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 71 67 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 62 64 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.76% 2.97% 4.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.65% 10.94% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 49 56 77
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,750 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
582 585 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.95% 27.11% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 491 543 404
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (52.00%) SQL
3 57 (45.60%) .NET
4 54 (43.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (40.80%) C#
6 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
7 47 (37.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (25.60%) JavaScript
10 31 (24.80%) VB.NET
11 30 (24.00%) MVC
11 30 (24.00%) Ajax
12 29 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (21.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 25 (20.00%) ASP.NET
15 24 (19.20%) Windows
15 24 (19.20%) HTML
15 24 (19.20%) Legal
15 24 (19.20%) TDD
16 22 (17.60%) jQuery
16 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
16 22 (17.60%) SharePoint
17 20 (16.00%) Oracle
17 20 (16.00%) Workflow
18 19 (15.20%) Finance
19 17 (13.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 16 (12.80%) Hyper-V
20 16 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
20 16 (12.80%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (17.60%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
3 15 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (10.40%) Tomcat
5 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.40%) IIS
9 1 (0.80%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Cognos TM1
1 6 (4.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) WAAS
1 10 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (5.60%) DHCP
3 5 (4.00%) LAN
3 5 (4.00%) WAN
3 5 (4.00%) VPN
4 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.40%) DNS
6 1 (0.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (43.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (37.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (21.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (10.40%) JasperReports
7 12 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (9.60%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (8.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (5.60%) MS Access
11 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.60%) OLTP
13 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.60%) Star Schema
13 2 (1.60%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 2 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (12.80%) Visual Studio
1 16 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.40%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.40%) Selenium
2 13 (10.40%) FitNesse
2 13 (10.40%) Eclipse
2 13 (10.40%) Subversion
2 13 (10.40%) Maven
3 9 (7.20%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.60%) MorphX
4 2 (1.60%) NUnit
General
1 24 (19.20%) Legal
2 19 (15.20%) Finance
3 13 (10.40%) Law
4 11 (8.80%) Games
4 11 (8.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (65.60%) Developer
2 37 (29.60%) .NET Developer
3 22 (17.60%) SQL Developer
4 18 (14.40%) C# Developer
5 17 (13.60%) Web Developer
6 16 (12.80%) Software Developer
6 16 (12.80%) .NET Web Developer
7 15 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (10.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (9.60%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (8.80%) C# Web Developer
10 11 (8.80%) DBA
11 10 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (8.00%) Architect
11 10 (8.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
11 10 (8.00%) Virtualisation Architect
11 10 (8.00%) Storage Architect
12 9 (7.20%) Applications Developer
12 9 (7.20%) SQL DBA
13 7 (5.60%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (45.60%) .NET
2 30 (24.00%) Ajax
3 25 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 25 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 24 (19.20%) HTML
5 22 (17.60%) jQuery
6 17 (13.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (10.40%) Spring MVC
7 13 (10.40%) JMS
7 13 (10.40%) JMX
7 13 (10.40%) Hibernate
7 13 (10.40%) SOAP
7 13 (10.40%) ActiveMQ
7 13 (10.40%) Spring
7 13 (10.40%) HTML5
8 12 (9.60%) J2EE
9 11 (8.80%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (8.00%) LINQ
10 10 (8.00%) CSS
11 9 (7.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) CLARiiON
1 10 (8.00%) Celerra
2 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.40%) Clustering
3 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) iPhone
4 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.80%) Economics
5 1 (0.80%) Statistics
5 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.80%) Replication
5 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.20%) Windows
2 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (8.80%) Windows 8
4 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.80%) Android
4 6 (4.80%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.80%) UNIX
7 1 (0.80%) Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) MVC
2 29 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.20%) TDD
4 20 (16.00%) Workflow
5 13 (10.40%) OO
5 13 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (10.40%) Multithreading
6 12 (9.60%) Unit Testing
7 9 (7.20%) BDD
7 9 (7.20%) Scrum
8 7 (5.60%) ETL
9 6 (4.80%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.20%) iOS Development
11 4 (3.20%) Change Control
11 4 (3.20%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (3.20%) Web Development
12 3 (2.40%) ERP
13 2 (1.60%) Data Modelling
13 2 (1.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.00%) SQL
2 51 (40.80%) C#
3 32 (25.60%) JavaScript
4 31 (24.80%) VB.NET
5 16 (12.80%) T-SQL
6 15 (12.00%) Java
7 14 (11.20%) VB
8 7 (5.60%) PHP
9 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.60%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.60%) VB6
10 2 (1.60%) X++
11 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.80%) VBScript
11 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.80%) MCITP
3 10 (8.00%) NCDA
3 10 (8.00%) NCIE
3 10 (8.00%) VCAP
3 10 (8.00%) VTSP
3 10 (8.00%) CCIA
3 10 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (8.00%) MCTS
3 10 (8.00%) MCSE
3 10 (8.00%) CCA
3 10 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (8.00%) CCEA
4 7 (5.60%) Degree
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) OCP
7 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 16 (12.80%) Hyper-V
1 16 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.00%) XenDesktop
2 10 (8.00%) vSphere
2 10 (8.00%) vCloud
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.00%) Oracle
3 13 (10.40%) JBoss
4 10 (8.00%) Cisco
4 10 (8.00%) EMC
4 10 (8.00%) Citrix
4 10 (8.00%) NetApp
4 10 (8.00%) VMware
4 10 (8.00%) 3PAR
5 6 (4.80%) Cognos
6 4 (3.20%) IBM
6 4 (3.20%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.60%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.80%) HP
8 1 (0.80%) Telerik
8 1 (0.80%) Netezza
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