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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 44 51 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 18 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.68% 3.00% 9.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.57% 6.74% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 50
Median salary £40,000 £28,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £21,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,900 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
227 267 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.25% 44.50% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 192 236 216
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +12 22 £42,500 +21.42%
Tamworth - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (73.42%) SQL
3 46 (58.23%) Microsoft
4 40 (50.63%) .NET
5 35 (44.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (37.97%) Windows
7 29 (36.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (34.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (32.91%) C#
10 19 (24.05%) Logistics
11 15 (18.99%) WPF
12 14 (17.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (17.72%) MySQL
12 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
12 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2000
12 14 (17.72%) MVC
12 14 (17.72%) SDLC
13 13 (16.46%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (16.46%) VB.NET
13 13 (16.46%) .NET Framework
14 12 (15.19%) TDD
14 12 (15.19%) Microservices
14 12 (15.19%) SOLID
15 11 (13.92%) Ticket Management
15 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (13.92%) Windows XP
15 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (13.92%) Windows Vista
16 10 (12.66%) Line Management
17 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) DNS
1 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.80%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) VPN
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) Network Security
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) VLAN
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (44.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (36.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (34.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (17.72%) MySQL
5 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (17.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.80%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.53%) OLTP
9 2 (2.53%) Power BI
10 1 (1.27%) DB2
10 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.27%) SQL CLR
10 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Automotive
2 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) C# Developer
3 17 (21.52%) .NET Developer
4 16 (20.25%) SQL Developer
5 14 (17.72%) Analyst
5 14 (17.72%) Support Analyst
6 13 (16.46%) VB.NET Developer
7 12 (15.19%) DBA
8 11 (13.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (13.92%) SQL DBA
8 11 (13.92%) Technical Support
9 10 (12.66%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (12.66%) SQL Support Analyst
9 10 (12.66%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (12.66%) Technical Support Analyst
10 9 (11.39%) Tester
11 8 (10.13%) Applications Tester
12 6 (7.59%) Administrator
12 6 (7.59%) SQL Server DBA
13 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.63%) .NET
2 15 (18.99%) WPF
3 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
4 13 (16.46%) .NET Framework
5 9 (11.39%) EDI
6 6 (7.59%) Web Services
7 4 (5.06%) CSS
8 3 (3.80%) HTML
8 3 (3.80%) HTML5
8 3 (3.80%) WCF
8 3 (3.80%) WebGL
9 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.53%) jQuery
10 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Clustering
1 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.27%) iPad
3 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (13.92%) Windows Vista
2 11 (13.92%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.53%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Logistics
2 14 (17.72%) MVC
2 14 (17.72%) SDLC
3 13 (16.46%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (15.19%) Microservices
4 12 (15.19%) SOLID
4 12 (15.19%) TDD
5 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.92%) Ticket Management
6 10 (12.66%) Line Management
7 9 (11.39%) Data Validation
7 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing
7 9 (11.39%) Test Scripting
7 9 (11.39%) Validation
8 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Web Development
9 3 (3.80%) Workflow
10 2 (2.53%) Analytics
10 2 (2.53%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 58 (73.42%) SQL
2 26 (32.91%) C#
3 13 (16.46%) VB.NET
4 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
1 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Vendors
1 46 (58.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.53%) Citrix
2 2 (2.53%) VMware
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco
3 1 (1.27%) IBM
3 1 (1.27%) SonicWALL
3 1 (1.27%) Tableau