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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 45 18
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 54 29 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.64% 4.83% 12.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.31% 10.39% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 47 23 71
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £42,500 £40,670
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
242 279 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.21% 46.42% 57.16%
Number of salaries quoted 224 246 304
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 27 £37,000 +23.33% 1
Tamworth - 10 £22,000 -
Lichfield +3 7 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -6 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Cannock - 2 £28,250 -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 83 (87.37%) SQL
3 53 (55.79%) Microsoft
4 49 (51.58%) .NET
5 46 (48.42%) Windows
6 43 (45.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (41.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (36.84%) C#
9 33 (34.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (27.37%) MVC
10 26 (27.37%) Logistics
10 26 (27.37%) ASP.NET
11 24 (25.26%) VB.NET
11 24 (25.26%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (21.05%) Regression Testing
12 20 (21.05%) .NET Framework
12 20 (21.05%) Test Scripting
13 16 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (16.84%) T-SQL
14 15 (15.79%) HTML
15 13 (13.68%) VB
15 13 (13.68%) EDI
15 13 (13.68%) Validation
15 13 (13.68%) Data Validation
16 10 (10.53%) Degree
16 10 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (10.53%) SDLC
17 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (9.47%) QA

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 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) DNS
1 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.21%) Firewall
3 3 (3.16%) LAN
3 3 (3.16%) Network Security
3 3 (3.16%) SAN
3 3 (3.16%) VLAN
3 3 (3.16%) WAN
4 1 (1.05%) DHCP
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (45.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 39 (41.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (34.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (25.26%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (8.42%) OLTP
9 7 (7.37%) MS Access
10 3 (3.16%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (1.05%) MySQL
12 1 (1.05%) Power BI
12 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.05%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) QADirector
1 7 (7.37%) TestPartner
2 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.37%) Retail
2 6 (6.32%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (58.95%) Developer
2 27 (28.42%) SQL Developer
3 24 (25.26%) .NET Developer
4 20 (21.05%) Tester
5 18 (18.95%) VB.NET Developer
6 12 (12.63%) C# Developer
7 11 (11.58%) Applications Tester
7 11 (11.58%) Senior Developer
8 10 (10.53%) Analyst
8 10 (10.53%) DBA
8 10 (10.53%) SQL DBA
8 10 (10.53%) Support Analyst
9 8 (8.42%) Technical Support
10 7 (7.37%) Software Tester
10 7 (7.37%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (7.37%) SQL Support Analyst
10 7 (7.37%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (7.37%) Technical Support Analyst
10 7 (7.37%) Web Developer
11 6 (6.32%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (51.58%) .NET
2 26 (27.37%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 15 (15.79%) HTML
5 13 (13.68%) EDI
6 7 (7.37%) CSS
7 5 (5.26%) HTML5
7 5 (5.26%) WCF
8 4 (4.21%) Entity Framework
8 4 (4.21%) Web Services
9 3 (3.16%) WebGL
9 3 (3.16%) WPF
10 2 (2.11%) Ajax
10 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.11%) CSS3
10 2 (2.11%) XML
11 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.05%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Replication
4 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.21%) Statistics
5 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) Fintech
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) CCTV
7 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.05%) Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) iPad
7 1 (1.05%) Life Science
7 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.05%) PDA
7 1 (1.05%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (48.42%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (8.42%) Windows Vista
2 8 (8.42%) Windows XP
3 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) Logistics
1 26 (27.37%) MVC
2 20 (21.05%) Regression Testing
2 20 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 13 (13.68%) Data Validation
3 13 (13.68%) Validation
4 10 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (10.53%) SDLC
4 10 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
6 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.42%) Project Management
6 8 (8.42%) Ticket Management
7 7 (7.37%) Automated Testing
7 7 (7.37%) Black-Box Testing
7 7 (7.37%) Performance Testing
7 7 (7.37%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (7.37%) Software Testing
7 7 (7.37%) Test Planning
7 7 (7.37%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (87.37%) SQL
2 35 (36.84%) C#
3 24 (25.26%) VB.NET
4 16 (16.84%) T-SQL
5 13 (13.68%) VB
6 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.37%) VBA
7 3 (3.16%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) ISEB
2 7 (7.37%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (7.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.16%) vSphere
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 53 (55.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.21%) VMware
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco
3 3 (3.16%) IDERA
3 3 (3.16%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.05%) Citrix
4 1 (1.05%) Tableau
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Kingfisher Consultancy
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Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday