The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.61% 1.21% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.35% 3.85% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £52,500 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% +29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 Solihull region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
63 104 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 25.30% 31.52% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 52 80 61
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (50.00%) Line Management
5 4 (50.00%) Coaching
6 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (37.50%) SOA
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Development Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (12.50%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Coaching
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Line Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware