The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 62 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 56 69 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.78% 3.37% 5.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.18% 11.98% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 50 60 88
Average salary £33,000 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.01% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £23,950 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
550 576 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.32% 28.14% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 493 522 400
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (46.61%) SQL
3 52 (44.07%) .NET
4 50 (42.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (38.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (38.14%) C#
6 39 (33.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
8 31 (26.27%) JavaScript
8 31 (26.27%) VB.NET
8 31 (26.27%) Oracle
8 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET
8 31 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (24.58%) MVC
10 26 (22.03%) .NET Framework
11 25 (21.19%) HTML
12 24 (20.34%) Ajax
13 22 (18.64%) SharePoint
14 21 (17.80%) Windows
14 21 (17.80%) Finance
15 20 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (16.95%) jQuery
16 19 (16.10%) TDD
16 19 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (14.41%) Java
17 17 (14.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (13.56%) MS Excel
19 15 (12.71%) OO
19 15 (12.71%) Oracle Reports
20 14 (11.86%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 22 (18.64%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.02%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.47%) MS Exchange
4 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.69%) IIS
9 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Cognos TM1
1 9 (7.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) DHCP
2 5 (4.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (4.24%) WAAS
2 5 (4.24%) LAN
2 5 (4.24%) WAN
2 5 (4.24%) VPN
3 4 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (42.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 45 (38.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (33.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (14.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (12.71%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (11.02%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (11.02%) JasperReports
10 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database
12 9 (7.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (5.93%) MS Access
14 5 (4.24%) DTS
14 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (2.54%) Oracle8/8i Database
16 3 (2.54%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.02%) Eclipse
2 13 (11.02%) Subversion
2 13 (11.02%) Maven
2 13 (11.02%) Selenium
2 13 (11.02%) FitNesse
2 13 (11.02%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.24%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Legal
2 13 (11.02%) Games
3 7 (5.93%) Law
3 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (60.17%) Developer
2 38 (32.20%) .NET Developer
3 20 (16.95%) Software Developer
4 19 (16.10%) DBA
5 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (14.41%) SQL Developer
7 16 (13.56%) SQL DBA
8 15 (12.71%) C# Developer
8 15 (12.71%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (11.86%) Web Developer
10 13 (11.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (11.02%) .NET Web Developer
11 10 (8.47%) Consultant
11 10 (8.47%) VB.NET Developer
11 10 (8.47%) Team Leader
12 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 8 (6.78%) Administrator
12 8 (6.78%) C# Web Developer
12 8 (6.78%) Java Team Leader
13 7 (5.93%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (44.07%) .NET
2 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET
3 26 (22.03%) .NET Framework
4 25 (21.19%) HTML
5 24 (20.34%) Ajax
6 20 (16.95%) jQuery
7 13 (11.02%) JMX
7 13 (11.02%) Hibernate
7 13 (11.02%) JMS
7 13 (11.02%) SOAP
7 13 (11.02%) J2EE
7 13 (11.02%) HTML5
7 13 (11.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (11.02%) ActiveMQ
7 13 (11.02%) Spring
7 13 (11.02%) Spring MVC
8 11 (9.32%) CSS
9 9 (7.63%) CSS3
10 8 (6.78%) WinForms
11 7 (5.93%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Clustering
2 5 (4.24%) Celerra
2 5 (4.24%) CLARiiON
3 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.39%) Replication
4 3 (2.54%) iPhone
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Economics
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.80%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Windows 8
3 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.93%) Android
5 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.85%) UNIX
8 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.58%) MVC
2 20 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (16.10%) TDD
4 15 (12.71%) OO
5 13 (11.02%) Multithreading
5 13 (11.02%) Unit Testing
6 9 (7.63%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (7.63%) ETL
6 9 (7.63%) Workflow
7 7 (5.93%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (5.08%) Change Control
9 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.24%) BDD
9 5 (4.24%) ITIL
9 5 (4.24%) Scrum
9 5 (4.24%) Migration
10 4 (3.39%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (3.39%) iOS Development
10 4 (3.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.61%) SQL
2 45 (38.14%) C#
3 31 (26.27%) JavaScript
3 31 (26.27%) VB.NET
4 17 (14.41%) Java
5 13 (11.02%) VB
5 13 (11.02%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.93%) PHP
7 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.54%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.69%) VBScript
9 2 (1.69%) VB6
10 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.08%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (5.08%) MCITP
3 5 (4.24%) MCTS
3 5 (4.24%) Degree
3 5 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.24%) CCIA
3 5 (4.24%) VCAP
3 5 (4.24%) VTSP
3 5 (4.24%) NCDA
3 5 (4.24%) NCIE
3 5 (4.24%) OCP
3 5 (4.24%) CCA
3 5 (4.24%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (4.24%) CCEA
3 5 (4.24%) MCSE
4 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) MCSA
6 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) Hyper-V
2 10 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.24%) vCloud
3 5 (4.24%) vSphere
3 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.24%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 31 (26.27%) Oracle
3 13 (11.02%) JBoss
4 9 (7.63%) Cognos
5 7 (5.93%) IBM
6 5 (4.24%) 3PAR
6 5 (4.24%) NetApp
6 5 (4.24%) Cisco
6 5 (4.24%) EMC
6 5 (4.24%) Citrix
6 5 (4.24%) VMware
7 4 (3.39%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.69%) Mercator
8 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.85%) Google
9 1 (0.85%) Netezza
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + strong benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago