The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 64 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 2 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.75% 0.32% 5.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.96% 1.34% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 30
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £35,000 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £35,000 £47,807
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 Coventry region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
158 149 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 25.12% 23.84% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 122 137 217
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £70,000
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 Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry 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 Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Coventry region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 9 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) IIS
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) C#
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 6 (42.86%) MVC
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) TDD
7 6 (42.86%) Subversion
7 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 6 (42.86%) JIRA
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
7 6 (42.86%) Task Parallel Library
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (42.86%) PayPal
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 6 (42.86%) LINQ
7 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
7 6 (42.86%) Ninject
7 6 (42.86%) REST

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (64.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 6 (42.86%) LINQ
3 6 (42.86%) Ninject
3 6 (42.86%) REST
3 6 (42.86%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.14%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) PayPal
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) CommVault
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Finjan
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp