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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 18 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 50 53 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.45% 8.98% 8.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.92% 17.85% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 53 37
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £21,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £47,500
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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
209 297 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 39.51% 50.34% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 197 261 211
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Lichfield +1 11 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Stafford +4 10 £40,000 +53.84% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +14 7 £50,000 +42.85%
Stoke-on-Trent -13 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Tamworth -4 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cannock 0 2 £37,500 -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (66.34%) SQL
3 55 (54.46%) .NET
4 49 (48.51%) C#
5 40 (39.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (37.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (34.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (32.67%) MVC
8 33 (32.67%) ASP.NET
9 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
9 28 (27.72%) .NET Framework
10 22 (21.78%) MS Excel
11 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
12 20 (19.80%) T-SQL
12 20 (19.80%) Windows
12 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (19.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (17.82%) HTML
14 17 (16.83%) CSS
14 17 (16.83%) ITIL
14 17 (16.83%) OO
14 17 (16.83%) Degree
15 16 (15.84%) jQuery
15 16 (15.84%) MS Access
16 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (14.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 14 (13.86%) Data Analysis
17 14 (13.86%) Finance
18 13 (12.87%) XML
18 13 (12.87%) MS Office

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.94%) IIS
3 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (21.78%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.87%) MS Office
3 5 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.97%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) VPN
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (39.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 38 (37.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (34.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (19.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (15.84%) MS Access
7 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (6.93%) Data Mining
9 7 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.98%) DTS
10 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.97%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 1 (0.99%) Advertising
2 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (53.47%) Developer
2 26 (25.74%) Analyst
3 19 (18.81%) .NET Developer
3 19 (18.81%) C# Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Web Developer
5 14 (13.86%) Senior Developer
6 12 (11.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.92%) MI Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Programmer
8 7 (6.93%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Administrator
8 7 (6.93%) SQL Developer
8 7 (6.93%) C# Programmer
9 6 (5.94%) WinForms Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Software Programmer
9 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) SQL Database Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Technical Leader
10 5 (4.95%) Technical Team Leader
10 5 (4.95%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (54.46%) .NET
2 33 (32.67%) ASP.NET
3 28 (27.72%) .NET Framework
4 18 (17.82%) HTML
5 17 (16.83%) CSS
6 16 (15.84%) jQuery
7 15 (14.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (12.87%) XML
8 13 (12.87%) WinForms
9 10 (9.90%) LINQ
9 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (7.92%) WCF
10 8 (7.92%) Ajax
10 8 (7.92%) Web Services
11 7 (6.93%) CSS3
12 6 (5.94%) LINQ to SQL
12 6 (5.94%) HTML5
13 3 (2.97%) Kendo UI
13 3 (2.97%) SOAP
13 3 (2.97%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.89%) N-Tier
3 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.93%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.97%) Statistics
6 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.98%) Wiki
7 2 (1.98%) Physics
7 2 (1.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.99%) Clustering
8 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.99%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.80%) Windows
2 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) MVC
2 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (16.83%) ITIL
3 17 (16.83%) OO
4 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.86%) Data Analysis
6 12 (11.88%) Web Development
6 12 (11.88%) Migration
7 11 (10.89%) Data Management
8 10 (9.90%) TDD
9 9 (8.91%) Project Management
9 9 (8.91%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.93%) Scrum
10 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.93%) SOA
10 7 (6.93%) ETL
11 6 (5.94%) Analytics
11 6 (5.94%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.95%) QMS
12 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 67 (66.34%) SQL
2 49 (48.51%) C#
3 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.80%) T-SQL
5 11 (10.89%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.93%) VBA
7 6 (5.94%) Java
8 5 (4.95%) VB
9 4 (3.96%) VB6
9 4 (3.96%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.97%) MCSD
4 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.97%) Nintex
4 2 (1.98%) Facebook
5 1 (0.99%) Cognos
5 1 (0.99%) Remedy
5 1 (0.99%) VMware
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comp bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago