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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 10 19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 12.22% 8.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 26.83% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 5
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
16 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 23.88% 45.56% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 37
Average salary £55,000 £31,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.22% +2.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 27 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) MDX
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft