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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 27 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 47 46 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.06% 8.73% 8.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.15% 16.49% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 45 45 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £27,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £49,500
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
291 279 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 49.91% 52.94% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 267 222 188
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 27 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 27 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
Stoke-on-Trent -3 13 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Lichfield +4 12 £35,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent +14 6 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Tamworth -20 3 £40,000 -
Stafford -1 2 £39,250 +50.96% 2
Cannock +2 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (68.75%) SQL
3 52 (54.17%) .NET
4 46 (47.92%) C#
5 30 (31.25%) T-SQL
6 29 (30.21%) .NET Framework
7 28 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET
7 28 (29.17%) MVC
7 28 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (28.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 26 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (26.04%) Finance
11 24 (25.00%) Windows
12 23 (23.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
13 19 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
13 19 (19.79%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (18.75%) CSS
14 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
15 17 (17.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (16.67%) XML
16 16 (16.67%) HTML
17 15 (15.63%) Visual Studio
17 15 (15.63%) MS Access
17 15 (15.63%) jQuery
18 14 (14.58%) MS Office
19 13 (13.54%) Business Objects

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.29%) IIS
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.58%) MS Office
3 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.13%) InfoPath
5 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 28 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (23.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (17.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (15.63%) MS Access
7 7 (7.29%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (7.29%) Data Mining
8 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.38%) ReSharper
3 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.04%) Xcode
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (52.08%) Developer
2 20 (20.83%) C# Developer
3 17 (17.71%) Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) .NET Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 11 (11.46%) DBA
7 10 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 10 (10.42%) Programmer
7 10 (10.42%) C# Programmer
8 9 (9.38%) SQL Developer
9 8 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (7.29%) Software Programmer
10 7 (7.29%) SQL DBA
11 6 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
11 6 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
11 6 (6.25%) Database Developer
11 6 (6.25%) Team Leader
11 6 (6.25%) Software Development Team Leader
11 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (54.17%) .NET
2 29 (30.21%) .NET Framework
3 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET
4 27 (28.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 18 (18.75%) CSS
6 16 (16.67%) HTML
6 16 (16.67%) XML
7 15 (15.63%) jQuery
8 13 (13.54%) Web Services
8 13 (13.54%) LINQ
9 12 (12.50%) WCF
10 11 (11.46%) SOAP
11 9 (9.38%) ADO.NET
12 8 (8.33%) Ajax
12 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (8.33%) HTML5
12 8 (8.33%) CSS3
13 6 (6.25%) WinForms
14 3 (3.13%) LINQ to SQL
14 3 (3.13%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Replication
4 3 (3.13%) Statistics
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Wiki
6 1 (1.04%) Blog
6 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.04%) Android
5 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) MVC
2 19 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.54%) Project Management
5 12 (12.50%) OO
6 11 (11.46%) SOA
6 11 (11.46%) Web Development
7 9 (9.38%) ITIL
7 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.33%) Migration
8 8 (8.33%) Scrum
8 8 (8.33%) TDD
8 8 (8.33%) Data Management
9 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (6.25%) Analytics
10 6 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.25%) QMS
11 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 66 (68.75%) SQL
2 46 (47.92%) C#
3 30 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.29%) VBA
6 7 (7.29%) VB
6 7 (7.29%) TypeScript
6 7 (7.29%) VB6
7 6 (6.25%) Java
8 1 (1.04%) XAML
8 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.04%) XPath
8 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.08%) MCITP
4 2 (2.08%) MCP
4 2 (2.08%) MCSA
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.54%) Business Objects
3 5 (5.21%) VMware
4 3 (3.13%) Nintex
5 1 (1.04%) Cognos
5 1 (1.04%) Remedy
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 12 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Staffordshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 20 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 23 days ago