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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.36% 1.58% 4.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.62% 5.06% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 12
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
103 79 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 34.56% 31.23% 49.00%
Number of salaries quoted 88 41 66
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (73.33%) VB
4 11 (73.33%) VB.NET
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (66.67%) C#
5 10 (66.67%) Windows
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (60.00%) CSS
6 9 (60.00%) HTML
6 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (60.00%) WCF
7 8 (53.33%) jQuery
7 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (53.33%) WinForms
7 8 (53.33%) C
7 8 (53.33%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (26.67%) VB6
8 4 (26.67%) Ajax
9 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
9 3 (20.00%) CSLA
10 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 2 (13.33%) Firewall

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (73.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (53.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Graduate
5 4 (26.67%) Junior Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Junior C# Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Junior
5 4 (26.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Graduate C# Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Senior Silverlight Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (60.00%) WCF
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) WinForms
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) CSLA
6 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (6.67%) LINQ
7 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (13.33%) Release Management
1 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (6.67%) MVVM
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) VB
1 11 (73.33%) VB.NET
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) C
5 4 (26.67%) VB6
6 1 (6.67%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) XenApp
1 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Dell
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) NetApp
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec
2 2 (13.33%) VMware