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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 23 19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 5.52% 3.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 14.93% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 5
Median salary - £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London median 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
13 67 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.50% 37.02% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 50 26
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands 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 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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
2 4 (66.67%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 2 (33.33%) OLAP
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) NHS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) OLAP
3 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Database Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality