The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 42 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.58% 6.86% 7.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.84% 12.65% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 40 40 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
327 324 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 51.25% 54.18% 39.55%
Number of salaries quoted 300 256 218
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,800 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Staffordshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -5 13 £40,000 +33.33%
Lichfield -3 6 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Tamworth -22 4 £40,000 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent +17 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Stafford - 2 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (68.48%) SQL
3 46 (50.00%) .NET
4 41 (44.57%) C#
5 31 (33.70%) T-SQL
6 29 (31.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (29.35%) .NET Framework
7 27 (29.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (28.26%) Windows
9 25 (27.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (27.17%) Entity Framework
10 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 24 (26.09%) MVC
11 23 (25.00%) Finance
11 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 20 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (18.48%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
15 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (17.39%) CSS
15 16 (17.39%) XML
16 15 (16.30%) MS Access
16 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
16 15 (16.30%) MS Office
17 14 (15.22%) Project Management
18 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio
18 13 (14.13%) Business Objects
18 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 8 (8.70%) IIS
2 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.30%) MS Office
3 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.17%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (31.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (29.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (27.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (18.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (16.30%) MS Access
8 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (7.61%) Data Mining
8 7 (7.61%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.17%) OLTP
11 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.09%) MySQL
11 1 (1.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.78%) ReSharper
3 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (47.83%) Developer
2 17 (18.48%) C# Developer
3 15 (16.30%) Analyst
4 12 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 12 (13.04%) DBA
5 10 (10.87%) Programmer
5 10 (10.87%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.87%) C# Programmer
6 8 (8.70%) SQL DBA
7 7 (7.61%) SQL Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Software Programmer
8 6 (6.52%) Software Team Leader
8 6 (6.52%) Lead Programmer
8 6 (6.52%) Administrator
8 6 (6.52%) Development Team Leader
8 6 (6.52%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.52%) Technical Team Leader
8 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.00%) .NET
2 27 (29.35%) .NET Framework
3 25 (27.17%) Entity Framework
4 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (17.39%) CSS
5 16 (17.39%) XML
6 13 (14.13%) jQuery
7 12 (13.04%) LINQ
7 12 (13.04%) HTML
7 12 (13.04%) Web Services
8 11 (11.96%) SOAP
8 11 (11.96%) WCF
9 9 (9.78%) ADO.NET
10 8 (8.70%) Ajax
11 7 (7.61%) HTML5
11 7 (7.61%) CSS3
12 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (5.43%) WinForms
14 2 (2.17%) JSON
14 2 (2.17%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.87%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) Replication
4 3 (3.26%) Statistics
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Wiki
6 1 (1.09%) Blog
6 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.26%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) MVC
2 20 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.22%) Project Management
5 10 (10.87%) OO
5 10 (10.87%) SOA
5 10 (10.87%) Web Development
6 9 (9.78%) ITIL
6 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.61%) Migration
8 7 (7.61%) Scrum
8 7 (7.61%) TDD
9 6 (6.52%) Analytics
9 6 (6.52%) Database Tuning
9 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.52%) QMS
10 5 (5.43%) Data Management
10 5 (5.43%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 63 (68.48%) SQL
2 41 (44.57%) C#
3 31 (33.70%) T-SQL
4 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.61%) TypeScript
5 7 (7.61%) VB6
5 7 (7.61%) VB
5 7 (7.61%) VBA
6 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.43%) Java
8 1 (1.09%) XAML
8 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.09%) XPath
8 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
1 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (3.26%) MCITP
2 3 (3.26%) MCSA
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (1.09%) MCSE
4 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) Business Objects
3 8 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (2.17%) Nintex
5 1 (1.09%) Cognos
5 1 (1.09%) Remedy
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 10 days ago
Lichfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago