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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.15% 5.12% 6.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.47% 19.26% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 36
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,807 £45,400 £50,332
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
218 135 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 36.21% 26.57% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 191 110 133
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (69.05%) .NET
3 25 (59.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (50.00%) Windows
4 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (42.86%) C#
5 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (40.48%) XML
7 16 (38.10%) SQL
8 15 (35.71%) SharePoint
9 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 14 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
11 12 (28.57%) Web Services
11 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
11 12 (28.57%) Citrix
11 12 (28.57%) SAN
11 12 (28.57%) VMware
11 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (26.19%) HP
12 11 (26.19%) Internet
12 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (26.19%) CRM
12 11 (26.19%) IIS
13 10 (23.81%) Oracle
13 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
13 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (26.19%) IIS
4 7 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (7.14%) CMS
6 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (7.14%) Sitefinity
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.38%) Lync
7 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) SAN
2 11 (26.19%) Internet
3 9 (21.43%) Intranet
4 7 (16.67%) LAN
4 7 (16.67%) WAN
5 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) DNS
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
6 1 (2.38%) MPLS
6 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (59.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (19.05%) Data Mart
5 8 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Billing
3 4 (9.52%) Advertising
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Applications Support
3 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Support Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) .NET
2 17 (40.48%) XML
3 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 12 (28.57%) Web Services
5 9 (21.43%) HTML
5 9 (21.43%) CSS
5 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 7 (16.67%) WCF
6 7 (16.67%) Ajax
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.76%) X-Windows
9 1 (2.38%) jQuery
9 1 (2.38%) HTML5
9 1 (2.38%) CSS3
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (26.19%) CRM
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) MVC
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Web Development
4 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.14%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (4.76%) OOD
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.76%) TDD
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Data Governance
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) C#
2 16 (38.10%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
4 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
5 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.76%) XAML
9 1 (2.38%) Korn
9 1 (2.38%) VBScript
9 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) CCA
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) XenApp
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) MAILsweeper
1 5 (11.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) VMware
2 12 (28.57%) Citrix
3 11 (26.19%) HP
4 10 (23.81%) Oracle
5 6 (14.29%) EMC
6 5 (11.90%) Finjan
6 5 (11.90%) CommVault
6 5 (11.90%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) Sophos
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