The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 10 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.57% 0.57% 2.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.14% 3.85% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 3
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL Server 2008
England

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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 28.46% 14.86% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 31
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (92.31%) T-SQL
2 24 (92.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (88.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (88.46%) PowerShell
3 23 (88.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (88.46%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (88.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (88.46%) Replication
3 23 (88.46%) Clustering
3 23 (88.46%) SQL Server 2000
3 23 (88.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (88.46%) Database Mirroring
3 23 (88.46%) Presales
4 3 (11.54%) NHS
5 2 (7.69%) OLAP
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Data Extraction
5 2 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.85%) Degree

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (92.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (88.46%) SQL Server 2000
3 23 (88.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (88.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (88.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) OLAP
4 2 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Database Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (3.85%) Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Implementation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 23 (88.46%) Clustering
1 23 (88.46%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Database Mirroring
1 23 (88.46%) Disaster Recovery
1 23 (88.46%) Performance Tuning
1 23 (88.46%) Presales
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (7.69%) ETL
2 2 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (92.31%) T-SQL
3 23 (88.46%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft