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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 30 22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 3.46% 7.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 11.76% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 8
Median salary - £31,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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 Shropshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
87 68 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.10% 29.44% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 69 50 42
Median salary £37,500 £31,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Shropshire 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 Shropshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Shropshire