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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 114 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 62 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.29% 3.28% 5.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.66% 11.79% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 94
Median salary £41,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £28,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £44,750 £47,500
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
530 526 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.81% 27.79% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 475 458 548
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 6 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (82.14%) SQL
3 55 (65.48%) C#
4 50 (59.52%) .NET
5 43 (51.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (47.62%) ASP.NET
7 38 (45.24%) JavaScript
8 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
9 33 (39.29%) HTML
10 29 (34.52%) VB.NET
11 27 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (28.57%) Visual Studio
13 23 (27.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (26.19%) T-SQL
14 22 (26.19%) XML
14 22 (26.19%) Windows
14 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
15 21 (25.00%) SDLC
15 21 (25.00%) Relational Database
15 21 (25.00%) MVC
16 20 (23.81%) MS Excel
17 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (20.24%) CRM
18 17 (20.24%) IIS
18 17 (20.24%) .NET Framework
19 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (17.86%) Degree
20 15 (17.86%) Law
21 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
21 14 (16.67%) jQuery

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 17 (20.24%) IIS
2 7 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.38%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Office 365
3 2 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.95%) Unified Communications
3 4 (4.76%) DHCP
4 3 (3.57%) LAN
4 3 (3.57%) WAN
5 2 (2.38%) Skype
6 1 (1.19%) DNS
6 1 (1.19%) Firewall
6 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (51.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 27 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (27.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (5.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.38%) QlikView
13 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.38%) Moq
3 2 (2.38%) NUnit
3 2 (2.38%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (17.86%) Law
2 10 (11.90%) Automotive
3 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 7 (8.33%) Legal
4 6 (7.14%) Marketing
5 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (61.90%) Developer
2 33 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 28 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 27 (32.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 27 (32.14%) SQL Developer
5 23 (27.38%) Senior Developer
6 19 (22.62%) VB.NET Developer
7 18 (21.43%) Analyst
7 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (17.86%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 14 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (16.67%) Support Analyst
10 13 (15.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 12 (14.29%) Senior VB.NET Developer
12 11 (13.10%) SQL Server Developer
13 10 (11.90%) .NET Software Developer
13 10 (11.90%) Software Developer
14 8 (9.52%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (59.52%) .NET
2 40 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 33 (39.29%) HTML
4 22 (26.19%) XML
5 17 (20.24%) .NET Framework
6 14 (16.67%) jQuery
7 12 (14.29%) CSS
8 11 (13.10%) Web Services
9 10 (11.90%) Ajax
9 10 (11.90%) CSS3
10 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.95%) Entity Framework
10 5 (5.95%) WCF
11 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 2 (2.38%) WinForms
11 2 (2.38%) WPF
12 1 (1.19%) Angular 2
12 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 1 (1.19%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.33%) Clustering
4 5 (5.95%) iPad
4 5 (5.95%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.57%) Replication
7 2 (2.38%) Blog
7 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Windows
1 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) MVC
1 21 (25.00%) SDLC
2 17 (20.24%) CRM
3 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.90%) Web Development
6 7 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 7 (8.33%) Presales
7 6 (7.14%) Business Development
7 6 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.95%) High Availability
8 5 (5.95%) Migration
9 4 (4.76%) Pattern Matching
10 3 (3.57%) Analytics
10 3 (3.57%) ETL
10 3 (3.57%) People Management
10 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 69 (82.14%) SQL
2 55 (65.48%) C#
3 38 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 29 (34.52%) VB.NET
5 22 (26.19%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (17.86%) Degree
3 10 (11.90%) MCAD
3 10 (11.90%) MCP
3 10 (11.90%) MCSD
3 10 (11.90%) MCTS
4 5 (5.95%) MCSA
4 5 (5.95%) MCSE
4 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Cognos
3 2 (2.38%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (1.19%) Citrix
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) Tableau
4 1 (1.19%) Telerik