The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 13 17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 11.96% 10.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 27.50% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 6
Average salary - £31,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 Walsall region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
25 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 35.21% 43.48% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 39
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% +1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Walsall region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Walsall

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
6 4 (36.36%) ETL
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (27.27%) MDX
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (27.27%) Data Mapping
7 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 2 (18.18%) CSS
8 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Retail
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (18.18%) jQuery
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (9.09%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
9 1 (9.09%) Analytics

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Data Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Report Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) MDX
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Data Mapping
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft