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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.90% 4.24% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.71% 12.63% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 3
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
35 95 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.70% 33.57% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26 83 46
Median salary £41,250 £32,500 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull 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 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 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Line Management
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior VB.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Line Management
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware