The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.54% 2.84% 6.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.78% 9.76% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 16
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
90 82 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 31.14% 29.08% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 75 54 100
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) .NET
4 14 (66.67%) HTML
5 13 (61.90%) VB.NET
5 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (57.14%) XML
6 12 (57.14%) Windows
7 11 (52.38%) SQL
8 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
9 9 (42.86%) Web Services
9 9 (42.86%) IIS
9 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (33.33%) Finance
11 7 (33.33%) VB6
11 7 (33.33%) Subversion
11 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 7 (33.33%) CSS
11 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 7 (33.33%) VB
11 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
12 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
12 6 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (28.57%) Sass
12 6 (28.57%) C#
12 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (28.57%) MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Programmer
3 7 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Software Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 12 (57.14%) XML
5 9 (42.86%) Web Services
6 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 7 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 6 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (28.57%) Sass
7 6 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (23.81%) XSD
8 5 (23.81%) XSL
9 2 (9.52%) Ajax
9 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
10 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
1 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) Web Design
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) VB.NET
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) VB6
3 7 (33.33%) VB
4 6 (28.57%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) XPath
6 1 (4.76%) VBA
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco