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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 44 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.81% 6.65% 7.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.07% 11.91% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 48 49
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,219 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
292 403 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.20% 55.82% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 260 306 279
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +15 27 £31,750 -2.30% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +5 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Stafford -6 4 £43,250 -3.88% 2
Lichfield 0 1 £40,000 +33.33%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (72.94%) SQL
3 43 (50.59%) Microsoft
4 36 (42.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (37.65%) T-SQL
7 28 (32.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (29.41%) Windows
9 24 (28.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (27.06%) .NET
11 22 (25.88%) C#
11 22 (25.88%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (21.18%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (21.18%) VMware
15 17 (20.00%) Finance
16 16 (18.82%) Visual Studio
16 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (18.82%) Hyper-V
16 16 (18.82%) .NET Framework
17 15 (17.65%) Entity Framework
18 14 (16.47%) SaaS
18 14 (16.47%) Web Services
19 13 (15.29%) XML
19 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET
19 13 (15.29%) WCF
20 12 (14.12%) SOAP
20 12 (14.12%) MCSA
20 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (10.59%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (42.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (32.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (28.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (10.59%) OLTP
7 7 (8.24%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (8.24%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (7.06%) MS Access
8 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.35%) OLAP
9 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.18%) MySQL
10 1 (1.18%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.59%) ReSharper
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.35%) TestPartner
5 2 (2.35%) QADirector
6 1 (1.18%) Xcode
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Developer
2 19 (22.35%) DBA
3 14 (16.47%) SQL Developer
4 10 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 10 (11.76%) Administrator
5 9 (10.59%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Database Developer
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) SQL Database Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Junior
9 3 (3.53%) Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) .NET
2 16 (18.82%) .NET Framework
3 15 (17.65%) Entity Framework
4 14 (16.47%) Web Services
5 13 (15.29%) XML
5 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET
5 13 (15.29%) WCF
6 12 (14.12%) SOAP
7 10 (11.76%) LINQ
7 10 (11.76%) HTML
8 9 (10.59%) ADO.NET
9 8 (9.41%) jQuery
10 6 (7.06%) CSS
11 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.53%) HTML5
12 3 (3.53%) CSS3
12 3 (3.53%) WinRT
12 3 (3.53%) JSON
13 2 (2.35%) MDX
13 2 (2.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) Replication
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.18%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (21.18%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (12.94%) Project Management
3 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (11.76%) SOA
5 9 (10.59%) MVC
5 9 (10.59%) Workflow
6 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.06%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (7.06%) Database Tuning
6 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.88%) Migration
8 4 (4.71%) Data Security
8 4 (4.71%) ETL
8 4 (4.71%) Data Management
8 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.71%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (4.71%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.94%) SQL
2 32 (37.65%) T-SQL
3 22 (25.88%) C#
4 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.88%) VB
6 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.53%) XAML
6 3 (3.53%) VB6
6 3 (3.53%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.35%) VBA
8 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (14.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (14.12%) MCITP
1 12 (14.12%) MCSA
2 5 (5.88%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) ISEB
4 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.18%) MCSE
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (18.82%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.18%) VMware
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