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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 103 90 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 44 48 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.86% 2.34% 3.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.56% 9.21% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 59
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £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
514 521 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.77% 25.40% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 427 446 487
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 July 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (83.78%) SQL
3 41 (55.41%) .NET
4 40 (54.05%) Microsoft
5 39 (52.70%) C#
6 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET
6 28 (37.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (31.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
8 22 (29.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (25.68%) HTML
9 19 (25.68%) T-SQL
10 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
11 17 (22.97%) CRM
11 17 (22.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (20.27%) Visual Studio
14 14 (18.92%) VB.NET
14 14 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (17.57%) MVC
16 12 (16.22%) Replication
16 12 (16.22%) Clustering
16 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (14.86%) Degree
18 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
18 10 (13.51%) Business Development
19 9 (12.16%) CSS
19 9 (12.16%) IIS
19 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
19 9 (12.16%) XML

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 9 (12.16%) IIS
2 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.41%) WordPress
4 3 (4.05%) SAS
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.70%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Skype
2 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (37.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (31.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (29.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (22.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
7 7 (9.46%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (6.76%) QlikView
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.05%) Datazen
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (4.05%) OLAP
9 3 (4.05%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (4.05%) Power BI
9 3 (4.05%) PowerPivot
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.70%) Moq
3 2 (2.70%) NUnit
3 2 (2.70%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Law
2 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 4 (5.41%) Automotive
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Legal
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) .NET Developer
2 20 (27.03%) SQL Developer
3 18 (24.32%) Analyst
4 17 (22.97%) DBA
4 17 (22.97%) SQL DBA
5 15 (20.27%) C# Developer
6 14 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (13.51%) Support Analyst
8 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (12.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (12.16%) VB.NET Developer
9 8 (10.81%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
10 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
10 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (9.46%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (8.11%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (55.41%) .NET
2 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET
3 19 (25.68%) HTML
4 9 (12.16%) CSS
4 9 (12.16%) jQuery
4 9 (12.16%) XML
5 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.11%) Web Services
7 4 (5.41%) Ajax
7 4 (5.41%) CSS3
8 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (4.05%) JSON
8 3 (4.05%) MDX
8 3 (4.05%) WCF
8 3 (4.05%) WPF
9 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.70%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.70%) Kendo UI
10 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (16.22%) Clustering
1 12 (16.22%) Replication
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.70%) iPad
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.35%) Blog
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
1 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
1 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) CRM
2 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (17.57%) MVC
5 10 (13.51%) Business Development
6 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.16%) High Availability
7 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.46%) ETL
8 7 (9.46%) Line Management
8 7 (9.46%) Project Management
8 7 (9.46%) Scrum
8 7 (9.46%) SDLC
9 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.11%) Migration
10 4 (5.41%) Database Optimisation
10 4 (5.41%) ITIL
10 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (83.78%) SQL
2 39 (52.70%) C#
3 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.68%) T-SQL
5 14 (18.92%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.11%) Java
7 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.05%) Tcl
9 1 (1.35%) VB
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) MCAD
2 4 (5.41%) MCP
2 4 (5.41%) MCSD
2 4 (5.41%) MCTS
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 40 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) VMware
3 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.70%) Telerik
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