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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 58 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.61% 8.30% 5.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.37% 14.57% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32 58 35
Average salary £32,500 £33,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.34% -15.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,219 £49,000
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
291 398 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.33% 56.94% 46.33%
Number of salaries quoted 261 294 261
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +9 24 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +4 6 £32,500 -
Lichfield -7 1 £40,000 +23.07%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (72.22%) SQL
3 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 30 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (34.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (34.72%) T-SQL
5 25 (34.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (34.72%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (33.33%) Windows
7 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (25.00%) VMware
10 17 (23.61%) C#
10 17 (23.61%) .NET
11 16 (22.22%) Hyper-V
11 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
13 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (19.44%) SaaS
14 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
15 12 (16.67%) MCITP
15 12 (16.67%) WCF
15 12 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (16.67%) Workflow
15 12 (16.67%) Web Services
15 12 (16.67%) MCSA
16 11 (15.28%) SOAP
16 11 (15.28%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (34.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (34.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (15.28%) OLTP
6 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.17%) MS Access
8 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.78%) OLAP
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.39%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.78%) QADirector
4 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.78%) TestPartner
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) SQL Developer
3 11 (15.28%) DBA
4 9 (12.50%) Administrator
4 9 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Software Tester
7 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Tester
8 3 (4.17%) Junior
8 3 (4.17%) Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
3 12 (16.67%) Web Services
3 12 (16.67%) WCF
4 11 (15.28%) Entity Framework
4 11 (15.28%) XML
4 11 (15.28%) SOAP
5 10 (13.89%) LINQ
6 9 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.72%) HTML
8 5 (6.94%) jQuery
9 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.78%) WinRT
10 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.78%) WPF
10 2 (2.78%) MDX
10 2 (2.78%) CSS
11 1 (1.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Replication
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (16.67%) Workflow
4 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.50%) SOA
6 9 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 8 (11.11%) Project Management
8 7 (9.72%) Data Security
9 6 (8.33%) Database Tuning
10 5 (6.94%) ETL
11 4 (5.56%) MVC
11 4 (5.56%) Migration
11 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
11 4 (5.56%) Software Testing
11 4 (5.56%) Test Planning
12 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (72.22%) SQL
2 25 (34.72%) T-SQL
3 17 (23.61%) C#
4 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.17%) VB
5 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.78%) VBA
6 2 (2.78%) XAML
7 1 (1.39%) VB6
7 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (16.67%) MCITP
1 12 (16.67%) MCSA
2 4 (5.56%) ISEB
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.00%) VMware
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago