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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.64% 5.84% 2.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.60% 18.09% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 7
Average salary £27,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £38,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £48,000 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
87 94 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 35.66% 32.30% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 80 78 53
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
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 31 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 12 (75.00%) VB
3 12 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 11 (68.75%) C#
4 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (68.75%) CSS
5 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (56.25%) jQuery
6 9 (56.25%) WinForms
6 9 (56.25%) WCF
6 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (56.25%) Web Services
6 9 (56.25%) C
7 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 5 (31.25%) Ajax
8 5 (31.25%) VB6
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (18.75%) SDLC
10 3 (18.75%) SQL
10 3 (18.75%) CSLA
10 3 (18.75%) Silverlight

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) ProC
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) .NET Developer
3 12 (75.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (56.25%) C# Developer
4 9 (56.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (31.25%) Junior
5 5 (31.25%) Junior Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Graduate
6 4 (25.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Junior VB.NET Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Graduate C# Developer
7 3 (18.75%) Silverlight Developer
7 3 (18.75%) Senior Silverlight Developer
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (56.25%) jQuery
5 9 (56.25%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) WCF
5 9 (56.25%) WinForms
6 5 (31.25%) Ajax
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
7 3 (18.75%) CSLA
8 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) SDLC
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) VB
1 12 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) C
4 5 (31.25%) VB6
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
2 1 (6.25%) Nimsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle