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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 0.78% 2.78% 11.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 6.25% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +11.90%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
31 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 24.22% 44.44% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 38
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 21 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
2 1 (50.00%) Java