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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.80% 2.11% 6.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.75% 6.82% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 16
Average salary £41,500 £30,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.33% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £30,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
93 88 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 35.36% 30.88% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 84 52 66
Average salary £29,250 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
3 11 (78.57%) VB
3 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
5 9 (64.29%) C#
5 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (64.29%) CSS
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (57.14%) WinForms
6 8 (57.14%) WCF
6 8 (57.14%) jQuery
6 8 (57.14%) Web Services
6 8 (57.14%) C
6 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (28.57%) VB6
7 4 (28.57%) Ajax
8 3 (21.43%) CSLA
8 3 (21.43%) Silverlight
9 2 (14.29%) Release Management
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) .NET Developer
2 11 (78.57%) VB.NET Developer
3 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 8 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Graduate
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Junior
4 4 (28.57%) Junior VB.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Graduate C# Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Junior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Junior C# Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) WinForms
4 8 (57.14%) WCF
4 8 (57.14%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) Ajax
6 3 (21.43%) CSLA
6 3 (21.43%) Silverlight
7 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Release Management
1 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
1 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) VB
1 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) C
4 4 (28.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
1 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) NetApp