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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 100 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 53 47 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.11% 2.53% 3.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.43% 11.27% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 56
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £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
562 417 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.40% 22.44% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 470 364 490
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 27 September 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 78 (86.67%) SQL
3 61 (67.78%) C#
4 60 (66.67%) .NET
5 47 (52.22%) ASP.NET
6 44 (48.89%) JavaScript
7 43 (47.78%) Microsoft
8 39 (43.33%) HTML
8 39 (43.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 33 (36.67%) VB.NET
10 30 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (28.89%) T-SQL
11 26 (28.89%) Visual Studio
11 26 (28.89%) Relational Database
12 25 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (27.78%) XML
13 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
14 22 (24.44%) MVC
14 22 (24.44%) SDLC
15 19 (21.11%) IIS
16 18 (20.00%) Law
16 18 (20.00%) Degree
17 17 (18.89%) jQuery
17 17 (18.89%) CRM
18 16 (17.78%) CSS
18 16 (17.78%) .NET Framework
18 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 15 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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 19 (21.11%) IIS
2 7 (7.78%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.22%) CMS
3 2 (2.22%) SAS
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.89%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.22%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.33%) DHCP
2 3 (3.33%) LAN
2 3 (3.33%) Skype
2 3 (3.33%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (43.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 30 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (28.89%) Relational Database
5 25 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (7.78%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.44%) QlikView
11 3 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (3.33%) Datazen
11 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (3.33%) OLAP
11 3 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (3.33%) Power BI
11 3 (3.33%) PowerPivot
11 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (28.89%) Visual Studio
2 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.22%) Moq
4 2 (2.22%) NUnit
4 2 (2.22%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (20.00%) Law
2 11 (12.22%) Automotive
3 9 (10.00%) Legal
4 6 (6.67%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Finance
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (63.33%) Developer
2 39 (43.33%) .NET Developer
3 32 (35.56%) C# Developer
3 32 (35.56%) SQL Developer
4 31 (34.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (24.44%) VB.NET Developer
6 21 (23.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (23.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (23.33%) Senior Developer
7 20 (22.22%) Analyst
8 18 (20.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 14 (15.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (15.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (15.56%) Software Developer
10 13 (14.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (14.44%) Support Analyst
11 12 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (13.33%) Senior VB.NET Developer
12 11 (12.22%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (66.67%) .NET
2 47 (52.22%) ASP.NET
3 39 (43.33%) HTML
4 25 (27.78%) XML
5 17 (18.89%) jQuery
6 16 (17.78%) .NET Framework
6 16 (17.78%) CSS
7 13 (14.44%) Web Services
8 11 (12.22%) Ajax
8 11 (12.22%) CSS3
9 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.44%) WPF
11 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (3.33%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.33%) JSON
11 3 (3.33%) MDX
11 3 (3.33%) WCF
12 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (2.22%) Kendo UI
12 2 (2.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.22%) Clustering
3 8 (8.89%) Replication
4 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.56%) iPad
5 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.44%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.33%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.22%) Blog
8 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Windows
1 10 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) MVC
1 22 (24.44%) SDLC
2 17 (18.89%) CRM
3 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
4 11 (12.22%) Web Development
5 10 (11.11%) Business Development
6 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.89%) Front End Development
7 8 (8.89%) High Availability
7 8 (8.89%) Migration
7 8 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.78%) ETL
9 5 (5.56%) Presales
10 4 (4.44%) Database Optimisation
10 4 (4.44%) Line Management
10 4 (4.44%) Scrum
11 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
11 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (86.67%) SQL
2 61 (67.78%) C#
3 44 (48.89%) JavaScript
4 33 (36.67%) VB.NET
5 26 (28.89%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.78%) VB
7 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.22%) Java
9 1 (1.11%) C++
9 1 (1.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Degree
2 15 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (12.22%) MCAD
3 11 (12.22%) MCP
3 11 (12.22%) MCSD
3 11 (12.22%) MCTS
4 3 (3.33%) MCSA
4 3 (3.33%) MCSE
4 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 43 (47.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) VMware
3 2 (2.22%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.22%) Telerik
4 1 (1.11%) Tableau
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