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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 56 40 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.92% 5.91% 12.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.11% 12.99% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56 36 58
Average salary £33,625 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.88% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,585 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
397 308 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 56.15% 45.49% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 294 269 211
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 August 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 27 August 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
Cannock +7 18 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +5 13 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -1 8 £36,250 -19.44%
Stafford -1 4 £40,500 +55.76% 2
Lichfield -3 2 £32,500 +18.18%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (67.74%) SQL
3 60 (64.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (56.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (48.39%) .NET
6 43 (46.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (40.86%) C#
8 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET
9 28 (30.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
11 23 (24.73%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (24.73%) JavaScript
11 23 (24.73%) .NET Framework
11 23 (24.73%) Degree
12 21 (22.58%) MVC
12 21 (22.58%) HTML
13 20 (21.51%) jQuery
14 19 (20.43%) XML
15 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
16 16 (17.20%) Data Management
16 16 (17.20%) Relational Database
17 15 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (15.05%) Performance Tuning
19 13 (13.98%) ITIL
19 13 (13.98%) WCF
20 12 (12.90%) CSS
20 12 (12.90%) Web Services
20 12 (12.90%) SharePoint
20 12 (12.90%) Visual Studio
20 12 (12.90%) ETL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.30%) IIS
3 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.08%) SAS
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.30%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) VLAN
2 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (64.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (56.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (46.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (30.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (17.20%) Relational Database
7 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (9.68%) OLAP
10 7 (7.53%) RDBMS
11 5 (5.38%) DTS
11 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (5.38%) QlikView
12 4 (4.30%) Data Mining
12 4 (4.30%) MS Access
13 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (1.08%) OLTP
14 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Billing
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 61 (65.59%) Developer
2 20 (21.51%) Analyst
2 20 (21.51%) SQL Developer
3 17 (18.28%) DBA
4 14 (15.05%) Senior Developer
4 14 (15.05%) .NET Developer
4 14 (15.05%) C# Developer
4 14 (15.05%) Web Developer
4 14 (15.05%) Database Developer
4 14 (15.05%) SQL Database Developer
4 14 (15.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Senior Business Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Administrator
5 9 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.60%) SQL DBA
6 8 (8.60%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (48.39%) .NET
2 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET
3 23 (24.73%) .NET Framework
4 21 (22.58%) HTML
5 20 (21.51%) jQuery
6 19 (20.43%) XML
7 13 (13.98%) WCF
8 12 (12.90%) CSS
8 12 (12.90%) Web Services
9 11 (11.83%) MDX
10 10 (10.75%) WinForms
11 8 (8.60%) WPF
12 7 (7.53%) CSS3
13 6 (6.45%) Ajax
14 5 (5.38%) HTML5
15 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (4.30%) LINQ
16 3 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 3 (3.23%) LINQ to SQL
16 3 (3.23%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.30%) Replication
3 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.15%) Clustering
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.08%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Debian
3 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.73%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (22.58%) MVC
3 16 (17.20%) Data Management
4 14 (15.05%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (13.98%) ITIL
6 12 (12.90%) ETL
7 11 (11.83%) OO
8 9 (9.68%) SOA
9 8 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (8.60%) TDD
9 8 (8.60%) Web Development
10 6 (6.45%) Service Management
11 5 (5.38%) CRM
11 5 (5.38%) Data Analysis
12 4 (4.30%) Multidimensional Analysis
13 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (3.23%) Migration
13 3 (3.23%) Business Continuity
13 3 (3.23%) Database Security
13 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (67.74%) SQL
2 38 (40.86%) C#
3 23 (24.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.83%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.30%) VB
5 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.30%) VBA
6 2 (2.15%) VB6
6 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) Degree
2 8 (8.60%) MCSD
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) Sage
2 4 (4.30%) Logi Analytics
3 2 (2.15%) Facebook
3 2 (2.15%) VMware
3 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.08%) Talend
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 + Bonus (upto 17.5%)
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Posted: 3 days ago
Acton, Stafford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago