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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 52 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.87% 2.32% 5.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.10% 12.04% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 23
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £57,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
155 108 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 26.32% 19.29% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 133 96 90
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 13 (50.00%) .NET
5 12 (46.15%) T-SQL
5 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (42.31%) CRM
7 10 (38.46%) Oracle
7 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
7 10 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (38.46%) Data Mart
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
8 9 (34.62%) C#
9 8 (30.77%) Billing
10 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
10 7 (26.92%) Windows
11 6 (23.08%) Web Services
11 6 (23.08%) XML
11 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
11 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
12 5 (19.23%) IIS
12 5 (19.23%) Finance
13 4 (15.38%) CMS
13 4 (15.38%) CSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 4 (15.38%) CMS
4 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (11.54%) Sitefinity
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (38.46%) Data Mart
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (30.77%) Billing
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Applications Support
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Junior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Junior
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Junior SQL Server Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Server Support
6 2 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 6 (23.08%) XML
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Ajax
5 3 (11.54%) WCF
6 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (42.31%) CRM
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 9 (34.62%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) XAML
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
1 3 (11.54%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) CommVault
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Finjan
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Myers Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum good benefits package
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