The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 48 52 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.65% 7.84% 12.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.12% 17.11% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 58
Average salary £33,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,219 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
396 304 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 54.85% 45.85% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 304 279 223
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Burton-upon-Trent -4 13 £40,000 -11.11%
Stoke-on-Trent -1 11 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Cannock +5 10 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Stafford - 3 £45,000 -
Lichfield -7 1 £30,000 +9.09%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 66 (71.74%) SQL
3 61 (66.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (55.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (47.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (43.48%) .NET
7 32 (34.78%) C#
8 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
8 29 (31.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 22 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (22.83%) MS Excel
12 20 (21.74%) Degree
13 19 (20.65%) .NET Framework
14 18 (19.57%) Finance
14 18 (19.57%) XML
14 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
14 18 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (18.48%) MVC
16 16 (17.39%) Data Management
16 16 (17.39%) HTML
16 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
16 16 (17.39%) Relational Database
16 16 (17.39%) jQuery
17 15 (16.30%) SQL Server 2000
18 12 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
19 11 (11.96%) WCF
19 11 (11.96%) ETL
19 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
19 11 (11.96%) ITIL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.26%) IIS
4 2 (2.17%) Drupal
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.35%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Internet
1 2 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (66.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (55.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (47.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 29 (31.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (17.39%) Relational Database
7 15 (16.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (9.78%) OLAP
10 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (6.52%) RDBMS
12 5 (5.43%) Big Data
12 5 (5.43%) QlikView
12 5 (5.43%) Data Mining
12 5 (5.43%) OLTP
13 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (4.35%) DTS
14 3 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (2.17%) MS Access
16 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Billing
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 60 (65.22%) Developer
2 26 (28.26%) SQL Developer
3 23 (25.00%) DBA
4 20 (21.74%) Analyst
5 19 (20.65%) Database Developer
5 19 (20.65%) SQL Database Developer
6 14 (15.22%) SQL DBA
7 13 (14.13%) .NET Developer
8 12 (13.04%) Administrator
9 11 (11.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (11.96%) Senior Developer
9 11 (11.96%) Web Developer
9 11 (11.96%) C# Developer
10 10 (10.87%) Report Developer
10 10 (10.87%) SQL Server DBA
11 9 (9.78%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
11 9 (9.78%) Business Analyst
11 9 (9.78%) Senior Business Analyst
11 9 (9.78%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.48%) .NET
2 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.65%) .NET Framework
4 18 (19.57%) XML
5 16 (17.39%) HTML
5 16 (17.39%) jQuery
6 11 (11.96%) WCF
7 10 (10.87%) MDX
8 9 (9.78%) WPF
8 9 (9.78%) CSS
8 9 (9.78%) Web Services
9 6 (6.52%) WinForms
9 6 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (5.43%) CSS3
11 4 (4.35%) Ajax
11 4 (4.35%) HTML5
12 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.26%) Silverlight
13 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Replication
2 8 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Debian
3 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (18.48%) MVC
4 16 (17.39%) Data Management
5 11 (11.96%) ETL
5 11 (11.96%) ITIL
5 11 (11.96%) OO
6 8 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (8.70%) SOA
7 7 (7.61%) TDD
8 5 (5.43%) CRM
9 4 (4.35%) Web Development
9 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.35%) Multidimensional Analysis
9 4 (4.35%) Service Management
10 3 (3.26%) Database Security
10 3 (3.26%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (71.74%) SQL
2 32 (34.78%) C#
3 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.35%) VBA
6 4 (4.35%) VB
7 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.17%) VB6
8 2 (2.17%) PHP
8 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.52%) MCSD
2 6 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.35%) Sage
2 4 (4.35%) Logi Analytics
3 3 (3.26%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.09%) Talend
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 + Bonus (upto 17.5%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
CCity IT
Posted: 20 days ago