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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 47 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.88% 3.70% 6.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.65% 10.75% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
113 93 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 33.14% 34.44% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 86 59 78
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 December 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) Windows
4 15 (62.50%) .NET
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (58.33%) IIS
5 14 (58.33%) VB.NET
6 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (50.00%) XML
8 11 (45.83%) HTML
9 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (33.33%) SQL
10 8 (33.33%) VB
10 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 8 (33.33%) Web Services
10 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 8 (33.33%) Finance
10 8 (33.33%) VMware
10 8 (33.33%) VB6
11 7 (29.17%) Subversion
11 7 (29.17%) Internet
11 7 (29.17%) Cisco
11 7 (29.17%) HP
11 7 (29.17%) Citrix
11 7 (29.17%) MS Office
11 7 (29.17%) C#
11 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 14 (58.33%) IIS
2 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (25.00%) Lync
4 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Internet
2 6 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (25.00%) NAS
2 6 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) VB.NET Developer
2 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
2 7 (29.17%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Programmer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 12 (50.00%) XML
4 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
7 6 (25.00%) Software Packaging
7 6 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (25.00%) Sass
7 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
9 3 (12.50%) XSD
9 3 (12.50%) XSL
10 1 (4.17%) WCF
10 1 (4.17%) WPF
10 1 (4.17%) LINQ
10 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (4.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Change Management
1 6 (25.00%) MVC
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) Change Control
1 6 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (12.50%) People Management
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) Release Management
3 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.17%) MVVM
3 1 (4.17%) Data Governance
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) VB.NET
2 8 (33.33%) VB6
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) VB
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) XPath
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
2 7 (29.17%) vSphere
3 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
1 6 (25.00%) SCOM
1 6 (25.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) HP
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) Dell