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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 44 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.37% 8.85% 10.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.81% 16.86% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 45
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £57,500 £49,000
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
247 261 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 46.96% 52.52% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 229 215 182
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +2 11 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -7 11 £42,500 +36.00%
Burton-upon-Trent +12 7 £50,000 +42.85%
Stafford +3 5 £40,000 +53.84% 2
Tamworth -11 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Cannock -1 1 £37,500 +3.44%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 98 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (70.41%) SQL
3 49 (50.00%) .NET
4 43 (43.88%) C#
5 37 (37.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (34.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (30.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (30.61%) MVC
8 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 26 (26.53%) T-SQL
10 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
10 23 (23.47%) .NET Framework
11 22 (22.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (22.45%) MS Excel
12 21 (21.43%) Windows
13 20 (20.41%) Finance
13 20 (20.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 19 (19.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
16 17 (17.35%) MS Access
16 17 (17.35%) CSS
17 15 (15.31%) OO
18 14 (14.29%) ITIL
18 14 (14.29%) MS Office
18 14 (14.29%) HTML
18 14 (14.29%) jQuery
19 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (13.27%) Business Objects
19 13 (13.27%) N-Tier

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.12%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.29%) MS Office
3 5 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.06%) InfoPath
4 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) VPN
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (37.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (34.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (30.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (22.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (19.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (17.35%) MS Access
8 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (7.14%) Data Mining
9 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (6.12%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.02%) Big Data
10 1 (1.02%) MySQL
10 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.02%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.08%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 20 (20.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Advertising
2 1 (1.02%) Retail
2 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (48.98%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Analyst
3 16 (16.33%) C# Developer
4 14 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 13 (13.27%) Web Developer
6 11 (11.22%) DBA
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Programmer
7 10 (10.20%) C# Programmer
8 9 (9.18%) SQL Developer
9 8 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Software Programmer
10 7 (7.14%) SQL DBA
11 6 (6.12%) Technical Team Leader
11 6 (6.12%) Development Team Leader
11 6 (6.12%) Database Developer
11 6 (6.12%) Team Leader
11 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (6.12%) SQL Database Developer
11 6 (6.12%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (50.00%) .NET
2 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 23 (23.47%) .NET Framework
4 20 (20.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 17 (17.35%) CSS
6 14 (14.29%) HTML
6 14 (14.29%) jQuery
7 11 (11.22%) XML
8 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.16%) LINQ
9 8 (8.16%) Web Services
9 8 (8.16%) Ajax
10 7 (7.14%) WinForms
10 7 (7.14%) WCF
10 7 (7.14%) HTML5
10 7 (7.14%) CSS3
11 5 (5.10%) SOAP
12 4 (4.08%) ADO.NET
12 4 (4.08%) LINQ to SQL
13 3 (3.06%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) N-Tier
2 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.22%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) Replication
5 3 (3.06%) Statistics
6 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.04%) Wiki
6 2 (2.04%) Physics
7 1 (1.02%) Blog
7 1 (1.02%) Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Windows
2 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) MVC
2 22 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (15.31%) OO
4 14 (14.29%) ITIL
5 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.24%) Migration
6 12 (12.24%) Project Management
7 10 (10.20%) Data Management
7 10 (10.20%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.20%) Web Development
8 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.16%) Scrum
9 8 (8.16%) TDD
10 7 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.14%) Data Migration
11 6 (6.12%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.12%) QMS
11 6 (6.12%) Analytics
11 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 69 (70.41%) SQL
2 43 (43.88%) C#
3 26 (26.53%) T-SQL
4 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.20%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.14%) VBA
7 6 (6.12%) VB
7 6 (6.12%) Java
7 6 (6.12%) TypeScript
7 6 (6.12%) VB6
8 1 (1.02%) XPath
8 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) XAML
8 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.06%) VCP4
3 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) MCP
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.27%) Business Objects
3 3 (3.06%) Nintex
4 1 (1.02%) Cognos
4 1 (1.02%) Remedy
4 1 (1.02%) VMware
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