The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 12 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 5.97% - 24.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.77% - 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £31,000 - £40,000
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 West Bromwich region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 19.40% 38.30% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 17
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in West Bromwich

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
5 3 (37.50%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) Data Security
6 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) DTS
6 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (25.00%) VBScript

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (25.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) DBA
1 8 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Junior DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat