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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 27 42 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 52 36 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.72% 5.57% 12.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.70% 12.12% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 79
Median salary £33,500 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
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
264 297 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.30% 45.98% 61.66%
Number of salaries quoted 249 265 319
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 August 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 August 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 -7 28 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Tamworth - 8 £37,500 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent -9 5 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Lichfield +3 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
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 August 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 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (88.10%) SQL
3 47 (55.95%) .NET
4 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 42 (50.00%) Windows
6 39 (46.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (42.86%) C#
8 33 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (34.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (34.52%) MVC
10 28 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 25 (29.76%) VB.NET
12 22 (26.19%) Logistics
12 22 (26.19%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (21.43%) Regression Testing
13 18 (21.43%) Test Scripting
14 15 (17.86%) .NET Framework
14 15 (17.86%) T-SQL
14 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (15.48%) VB
16 12 (14.29%) HTML
17 11 (13.10%) EDI
17 11 (13.10%) Validation
17 11 (13.10%) Data Validation
18 10 (11.90%) Degree
18 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
18 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
19 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
19 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
19 9 (10.71%) 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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) DNS
1 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.76%) Firewall
3 3 (3.57%) LAN
3 3 (3.57%) Network Security
3 3 (3.57%) SAN
3 3 (3.57%) VLAN
3 3 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (1.19%) DHCP
4 1 (1.19%) VPN
4 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (46.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (34.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (26.19%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (8.33%) MS Access
8 7 (8.33%) OLTP
9 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.19%) MySQL
11 1 (1.19%) Power BI
11 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.19%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) QADirector
1 7 (8.33%) TestPartner
2 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.33%) Retail
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (63.10%) Developer
2 26 (30.95%) SQL Developer
3 24 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 19 (22.62%) VB.NET Developer
5 18 (21.43%) Tester
6 15 (17.86%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Applications Tester
7 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (9.52%) DBA
8 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 8 (9.52%) SQL DBA
9 7 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Software Tester
10 6 (7.14%) Analyst
10 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
10 6 (7.14%) VB Developer
11 5 (5.95%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Junior
11 5 (5.95%) Junior Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.95%) .NET
2 28 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (17.86%) .NET Framework
4 12 (14.29%) HTML
5 11 (13.10%) EDI
6 4 (4.76%) CSS
6 4 (4.76%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.57%) WCF
8 2 (2.38%) Ajax
8 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.38%) CSS3
8 2 (2.38%) HTML5
8 2 (2.38%) XML
9 1 (1.19%) ADO
9 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.19%) jQuery
9 1 (1.19%) LINQ
9 1 (1.19%) Web Services
9 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Replication
4 4 (4.76%) Statistics
5 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.38%) Fintech
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) CCTV
7 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
7 1 (1.19%) Life Science
7 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.19%) PDA
7 1 (1.19%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Vista
5 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) MVC
2 22 (26.19%) Logistics
3 18 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 18 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 11 (13.10%) Data Validation
4 11 (13.10%) Validation
5 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 9 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (9.52%) Project Management
7 8 (9.52%) SDLC
8 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Test Planning
9 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (88.10%) SQL
2 36 (42.86%) C#
3 25 (29.76%) VB.NET
4 15 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 13 (15.48%) VB
6 7 (8.33%) VBA
7 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) ISEB
2 7 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) VMware
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco
3 3 (3.57%) IDERA
3 3 (3.57%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.19%) Citrix
4 1 (1.19%) Tableau
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago