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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 62 31 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.58% 4.93% 9.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.06% 10.95% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 62 28 42
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £20,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,670 £47,500 £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
386 283 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.39% 44.99% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 294 237 179
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +5 20 £35,000 -20.00%
Stoke-on-Trent +9 16 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -6 6 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Stafford 0 5 £36,000 +38.46% 3
Lichfield -3 2 £33,750 +22.72%
Tamworth - 1 £19,500 -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 102 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (67.65%) SQL
3 65 (63.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (60.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 49 (48.04%) .NET
7 42 (41.18%) C#
8 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
9 31 (30.39%) ASP.NET
10 29 (28.43%) Degree
11 27 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 26 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (23.53%) MVC
13 24 (23.53%) .NET Framework
14 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
15 20 (19.61%) HTML
15 20 (19.61%) MS Excel
15 20 (19.61%) Data Management
16 19 (18.63%) XML
16 19 (18.63%) jQuery
17 18 (17.65%) Relational Database
18 17 (16.67%) ITIL
19 16 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (14.71%) WCF
20 15 (14.71%) SQL Server 2000
21 14 (13.73%) OO
21 14 (13.73%) ETL
21 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
22 13 (12.75%) Web Services
22 13 (12.75%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) IIS
2 5 (4.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.96%) Drupal
5 1 (0.98%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (3.92%) Line 500
2 4 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (63.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (60.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (17.65%) Relational Database
7 15 (14.71%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (12.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (8.82%) OLAP
11 7 (6.86%) RDBMS
12 6 (5.88%) DTS
12 6 (5.88%) MS Access
12 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (4.90%) QlikView
14 4 (3.92%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.98%) Big Data
15 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (12.75%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Billing
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 63 (61.76%) Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Analyst
3 18 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 16 (15.69%) DBA
4 16 (15.69%) Senior Developer
4 16 (15.69%) .NET Developer
5 15 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (14.71%) C# Developer
5 15 (14.71%) Web Developer
6 13 (12.75%) Database Developer
6 13 (12.75%) SQL Database Developer
7 10 (9.80%) MI Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Business Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Administrator
8 9 (8.82%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
9 8 (7.84%) Software Developer
9 8 (7.84%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (48.04%) .NET
2 31 (30.39%) ASP.NET
3 24 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 20 (19.61%) HTML
5 19 (18.63%) XML
5 19 (18.63%) jQuery
6 15 (14.71%) WCF
7 13 (12.75%) Web Services
8 12 (11.76%) CSS
8 12 (11.76%) MDX
9 11 (10.78%) WinForms
10 8 (7.84%) WPF
11 7 (6.86%) CSS3
12 6 (5.88%) Ajax
13 5 (4.90%) LINQ
14 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (3.92%) HTML5
14 4 (3.92%) LINQ to SQL
15 3 (2.94%) Silverlight
16 2 (1.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Replication
4 3 (2.94%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.96%) Physics
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.98%) Debian
3 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (23.53%) MVC
3 20 (19.61%) Data Management
4 17 (16.67%) ITIL
5 14 (13.73%) OO
5 14 (13.73%) ETL
5 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.75%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (9.80%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (9.80%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.82%) TDD
8 9 (8.82%) SOA
9 8 (7.84%) Service Management
9 8 (7.84%) Web Development
10 6 (5.88%) Migration
11 5 (4.90%) OOD
11 5 (4.90%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.92%) Multidimensional Analysis
12 4 (3.92%) CRM
13 3 (2.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (67.65%) SQL
2 42 (41.18%) C#
3 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.78%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.92%) VBA
6 4 (3.92%) VB
7 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.96%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.96%) PHP
7 2 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (28.43%) Degree
2 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.82%) MCSD
3 9 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) Logi Analytics
2 4 (3.92%) Sage
3 2 (1.96%) Facebook
3 2 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.98%) Talend
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Acton, Stafford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago