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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 114 93 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -33
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 37 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 2.07% 3.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.22% 7.02% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 64
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,200 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%
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
466 527 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.49% 29.44% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 414 451 457
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,300 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £54,500
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 27 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (83.08%) SQL
3 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
4 31 (47.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (47.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (43.08%) .NET
6 26 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (33.85%) C#
7 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
8 19 (29.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
10 16 (24.62%) Visual Studio
10 16 (24.62%) T-SQL
10 16 (24.62%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (21.54%) Clustering
11 14 (21.54%) HTML
12 12 (18.46%) IIS
12 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
12 12 (18.46%) Replication
12 12 (18.46%) Finance
13 11 (16.92%) MVC
14 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (15.38%) ETL
14 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
14 10 (15.38%) CSS
14 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (15.38%) High Availability
14 10 (15.38%) jQuery
15 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (13.85%) VB.NET

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 (18.46%) IIS
2 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.15%) WordPress
4 3 (4.62%) SAS
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Kentico
6 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (47.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (47.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (29.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (9.23%) Power BI
8 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (4.62%) QlikView
11 2 (3.08%) Datazen
11 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (3.08%) MySQL
11 2 (3.08%) OLAP
11 2 (3.08%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (3.08%) PowerPivot
11 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Automotive
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Legal
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) DBA
2 22 (33.85%) SQL DBA
3 16 (24.62%) SQL Developer
4 15 (23.08%) .NET Developer
5 13 (20.00%) Administrator
6 11 (16.92%) Analyst
7 10 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
8 8 (12.31%) Applications Support
8 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (12.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
10 6 (9.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
10 6 (9.23%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (7.69%) Development Manager
11 5 (7.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) .NET
2 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
3 14 (21.54%) HTML
4 10 (15.38%) CSS
4 10 (15.38%) jQuery
5 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
6 7 (10.77%) CSS3
6 7 (10.77%) HTML5
7 6 (9.23%) Ajax
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (9.23%) Web Services
8 5 (7.69%) XML
9 4 (6.15%) Classic ASP
9 4 (6.15%) Entity Framework
10 3 (4.62%) LINQ
10 3 (4.62%) WCF
11 2 (3.08%) Castle Windsor
11 2 (3.08%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (3.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Clustering
2 12 (18.46%) Replication
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (16.92%) MVC
3 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.38%) ETL
3 10 (15.38%) High Availability
4 9 (13.85%) Project Management
5 8 (12.31%) CRM
5 8 (12.31%) Line Management
5 8 (12.31%) Scrum
6 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.23%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Coaching
7 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (83.08%) SQL
2 22 (33.85%) C#
3 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
4 16 (24.62%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.85%) VB.NET
6 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
7 6 (9.23%) Java
8 3 (4.62%) Tcl
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
1 4 (6.15%) MCAD
1 4 (6.15%) MCP
1 4 (6.15%) MCSD
1 4 (6.15%) MCTS
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (4.62%) Telerik
4 2 (3.08%) Siebel
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
5 1 (1.54%) IFS
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