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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 41 95 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.04% 5.33% 4.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.90% 17.27% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40 88 58
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
519 550 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.80% 30.88% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 463 505 377
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 87 (79.09%) SQL
3 74 (67.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (56.36%) .NET
5 58 (52.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 55 (50.00%) C#
7 47 (42.73%) T-SQL
7 47 (42.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (40.91%) MVC
9 44 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 43 (39.09%) Visual Studio
11 40 (36.36%) ASP.NET
12 38 (34.55%) .NET Framework
13 37 (33.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 37 (33.64%) HTML
14 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
15 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (29.09%) jQuery
16 32 (29.09%) CSS
17 30 (27.27%) VB.NET
18 29 (26.36%) Ajax
19 27 (24.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 26 (23.64%) ETL
21 24 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
22 22 (20.00%) Entity Framework
23 20 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
23 20 (18.18%) Web Services
23 20 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
23 20 (18.18%) Scrum
24 19 (17.27%) HTML5

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (16.36%) IIS
2 12 (10.91%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.73%) CMS
3 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.73%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.91%) Kentico
4 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.73%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.82%) DHCP
2 2 (1.82%) DNS
2 2 (1.82%) Firewall
2 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) Extranet
3 1 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (67.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (52.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (42.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (33.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (24.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (9.09%) Power BI
10 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (7.27%) OLAP
10 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
11 5 (4.55%) Data Mart
11 5 (4.55%) RDBMS
11 5 (4.55%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (4.55%) Star Schema
12 3 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (2.73%) MySQL
12 3 (2.73%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (39.09%) Visual Studio
2 20 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (12.73%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.64%) Subversion
5 2 (1.82%) Moq
5 2 (1.82%) NUnit
5 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (12.73%) Automotive
2 12 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.09%) Finance
4 5 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (2.73%) Law
6 2 (1.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (61.82%) Developer
2 41 (37.27%) .NET Developer
3 35 (31.82%) C# Developer
4 33 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 33 (30.00%) SQL Developer
5 20 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (17.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (17.27%) Software Developer
6 19 (17.27%) VB.NET Developer
7 17 (15.45%) DBA
7 17 (15.45%) SQL DBA
7 17 (15.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 15 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
8 15 (13.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (12.73%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (12.73%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 14 (12.73%) Web Developer
10 13 (11.82%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (56.36%) .NET
2 40 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 38 (34.55%) .NET Framework
4 37 (33.64%) HTML
5 32 (29.09%) CSS
5 32 (29.09%) jQuery
6 29 (26.36%) Ajax
7 22 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 20 (18.18%) Web Services
9 19 (17.27%) HTML5
10 18 (16.36%) CSS3
11 17 (15.45%) LINQ
12 15 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
13 14 (12.73%) Classic ASP
14 12 (10.91%) JSON
15 9 (8.18%) WCF
16 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (7.27%) MDX
16 8 (7.27%) XML
17 4 (3.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Clustering
2 4 (3.64%) Replication
3 3 (2.73%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) Windows
2 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.91%) MVC
2 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.64%) ETL
4 24 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (18.18%) Scrum
6 17 (15.45%) TDD
7 16 (14.55%) SDLC
8 15 (13.64%) Web Development
9 12 (10.91%) BDD
9 12 (10.91%) Mobile Development
9 12 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (10.91%) SOLID
10 8 (7.27%) Project Management
11 7 (6.36%) CRM
11 7 (6.36%) Line Management
11 7 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (5.45%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
13 5 (4.55%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (79.09%) SQL
2 55 (50.00%) C#
3 47 (42.73%) T-SQL
4 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
5 30 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 15 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (0.91%) C
8 1 (0.91%) Tcl
8 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.73%) MCAD
2 14 (12.73%) MCP
2 14 (12.73%) MCSD
2 14 (12.73%) MCTS
3 1 (0.91%) MCSA
3 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 44 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.73%) HP
2 3 (2.73%) Telerik
3 2 (1.82%) Fujitsu
3 2 (1.82%) Siebel
3 2 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe
4 1 (0.91%) IFS
4 1 (0.91%) iManage
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