The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 4.48% 1.32% 14.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.57% 2.08% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Worcestershire

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 Redditch region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 48 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 52.24% 63.16% 46.94%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 20
Average salary £36,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.87% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Redditch

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) BODI
2 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Star Schema
2 5 (71.43%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Android Development
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Android

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (71.43%) BODI
2 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) Star Schema
2 5 (71.43%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Business Objects Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Business Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle