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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 6 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 15.66% 6.15% 5.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.94% 18.18% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 3
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +163.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 22 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 37.35% 33.85% 59.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 31
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Walsall

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) ETL
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) C#
9 3 (15.00%) OO
9 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
9 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.00%) Data Mapping
9 3 (15.00%) MDX
10 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (10.00%) Retail
10 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Designer
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Report Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.00%) MI Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Database Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) MDX
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft