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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 85 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 43 54 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.13% 2.74% 3.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.88% 10.02% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 41 48 58
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,700 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- +8.84%
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
484 539 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.00% 27.37% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 423 483 516
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (70.93%) SQL
3 47 (54.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (53.49%) Microsoft
5 43 (50.00%) C#
6 42 (48.84%) .NET
6 42 (48.84%) MS Excel
7 41 (47.67%) ASP.NET
8 34 (39.53%) .NET Framework
9 31 (36.05%) MVC
10 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (32.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 26 (30.23%) SC Cleared
12 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
13 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 22 (25.58%) TDD
14 22 (25.58%) Subversion
14 22 (25.58%) Scrum
14 22 (25.58%) Configuration Management
14 22 (25.58%) CSS
14 22 (25.58%) HTML
14 22 (25.58%) Windows
15 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
15 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (23.26%) T-SQL
16 20 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (18.60%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 16 (18.60%) IIS
2 10 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.14%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (8.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (8.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.16%) SAS
7 1 (1.16%) OpenEdge
7 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (48.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.16%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) Office 365
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) DNS
2 6 (6.98%) SAN
2 6 (6.98%) DHCP
2 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.81%) Kerberos
3 5 (5.81%) VoIP
4 4 (4.65%) Internet
4 4 (4.65%) Firewall
5 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.33%) PuTTY
6 2 (2.33%) LAN
6 2 (2.33%) WAN
7 1 (1.16%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (54.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (32.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (6.98%) MS Access
8 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
9 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.49%) OLAP
11 3 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.33%) MySQL
12 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (1.16%) QlikView
13 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Subversion
2 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.33%) Toad
3 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.16%) NUnit
4 1 (1.16%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (12.79%) Automotive
2 8 (9.30%) Finance
3 6 (6.98%) Law
4 4 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (58.14%) Developer
2 25 (29.07%) .NET Developer
3 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Developer
4 20 (23.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (23.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (23.26%) C# Developer
4 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) DBA
6 7 (8.14%) SQL DBA
7 6 (6.98%) MI Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (5.81%) IT Support
8 5 (5.81%) Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.65%) IT Support Technician
9 4 (4.65%) Network Administrator
9 4 (4.65%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (48.84%) .NET
2 41 (47.67%) ASP.NET
3 34 (39.53%) .NET Framework
4 22 (25.58%) HTML
4 22 (25.58%) CSS
4 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (12.79%) jQuery
6 10 (11.63%) Ajax
7 7 (8.14%) WCF
8 5 (5.81%) Classic ASP
8 5 (5.81%) HTML5
9 4 (4.65%) CSS3
9 4 (4.65%) Web Services
10 2 (2.33%) JSF
10 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 2 (2.33%) MDX
10 2 (2.33%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.16%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) LPAR
5 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.16%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Windows
2 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.65%) UNIX
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.49%) AIX
6 2 (2.33%) Linux
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) MVC
2 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (25.58%) TDD
4 22 (25.58%) Scrum
4 22 (25.58%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.30%) CRM
6 7 (8.14%) Business Continuity
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL
7 5 (5.81%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (5.81%) OO
7 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.81%) Web Development
7 5 (5.81%) SDLC
8 4 (4.65%) Migration
8 4 (4.65%) ERP
9 3 (3.49%) Data Analysis
10 2 (2.33%) Time Management
10 2 (2.33%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.93%) SQL
2 43 (50.00%) C#
3 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
4 20 (23.26%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.98%) PHP
8 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.49%) VBA
9 2 (2.33%) VBScript
9 2 (2.33%) Java
10 1 (1.16%) Perl
10 1 (1.16%) X++
10 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) SC Cleared
1 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (13.95%) MCTS
4 11 (12.79%) MCAD
4 11 (12.79%) MCSD
5 10 (11.63%) MCP
6 9 (10.47%) Degree
7 4 (4.65%) MCSE
7 4 (4.65%) MCSA
7 4 (4.65%) CCNP
7 4 (4.65%) CCNA
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.16%) MCITP
9 1 (1.16%) MCPD
9 1 (1.16%) HND
9 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.65%) vSphere
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.33%) XenServer
6 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.95%) VMware
3 8 (9.30%) Oracle
3 8 (9.30%) Cisco
4 6 (6.98%) Veeam
5 4 (4.65%) Red Gate
5 4 (4.65%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (2.33%) Citrix
6 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Cognos
7 1 (1.16%) Informatica
7 1 (1.16%) Sage
7 1 (1.16%) Tableau
7 1 (1.16%) Teradata
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training, Benefits, bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago