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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 17 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.83% 4.88% 33.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.65% 22.22% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 7
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
34 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 33.01% 21.95% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 18
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Designer
3 3 (37.50%) Designer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft