The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 57 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 194 280 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.92% 5.59% 6.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.36% 16.69% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 170 253 279
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1569 1678 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.73% 33.50% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1475 1354
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,850 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 64 £40,000 - 9
Staffordshire -5 42 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Warwickshire -15 37 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Coventry +8 10 £33,750 - 3
Walsall +4 10 £31,500 +1.61% 2
Shropshire +10 8 £25,000 -44.44%
Herefordshire -10 7 - -
Worcestershire +1 5 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Solihull -10 5 £30,000 -22.07%
Sutton Coldfield +14 3 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Wolverhampton -16 3 £28,000 -25.33%
West Bromwich -7 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Dudley - 1 £27,500 -
Smethwick - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 426 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 264 (61.97%) SQL
3 204 (47.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 190 (44.60%) .NET
5 175 (41.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 147 (34.51%) Microsoft
7 145 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 140 (32.86%) C#
9 138 (32.39%) ASP.NET
10 127 (29.81%) T-SQL
11 125 (29.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 116 (27.23%) Business Intelligence
13 104 (24.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 100 (23.47%) Finance
15 96 (22.54%) JavaScript
16 85 (19.95%) Windows
17 78 (18.31%) MVC
17 78 (18.31%) MS Excel
18 76 (17.84%) HTML
18 76 (17.84%) jQuery
19 68 (15.96%) VB.NET
20 67 (15.73%) CSS
21 62 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
22 59 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
23 55 (12.91%) SharePoint
24 53 (12.44%) SQL Server 2000
25 52 (12.21%) Oracle
25 52 (12.21%) Relational Database
26 49 (11.50%) .NET Framework
27 47 (11.03%) ETL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 55 (12.91%) SharePoint
2 33 (7.75%) IIS
3 30 (7.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (5.40%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.41%) Node.js
7 5 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.94%) Lync
8 4 (0.94%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.47%) CMS
9 2 (0.47%) Apache
9 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 78 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.35%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (4.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (2.11%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.41%) Office 365
2 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.35%) Firewall
2 6 (1.41%) SSL
2 6 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.17%) SAN
4 4 (0.94%) Internet
4 4 (0.94%) LAN
4 4 (0.94%) WAN
4 4 (0.94%) VPN
5 3 (0.70%) DNS
5 3 (0.70%) IPv4
5 3 (0.70%) Intranet
6 2 (0.47%) DDNS
6 2 (0.47%) HTTP
6 2 (0.47%) DHCP
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 204 (47.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 175 (41.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 145 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 125 (29.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 104 (24.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (12.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 52 (12.21%) Relational Database
10 33 (7.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 27 (6.34%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (4.69%) JasperReports
13 19 (4.46%) QlikView
13 19 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (4.23%) OLTP
15 15 (3.52%) Oracle Database
16 14 (3.29%) DTS
16 14 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (2.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (7.98%) Subversion
2 33 (7.75%) Visual Studio
3 31 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (4.93%) Eclipse
5 20 (4.69%) Selenium
5 20 (4.69%) FitNesse
5 20 (4.69%) Maven
6 17 (3.99%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.41%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.17%) NUnit
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.70%) Apache Continuum
10 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.23%) Flash Builder
11 1 (0.23%) dotTrace
General
1 100 (23.47%) Finance
2 26 (6.10%) Games
3 15 (3.52%) Billing
4 8 (1.88%) Retail
4 8 (1.88%) Back Office
5 5 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.70%) Advertising
7 2 (0.47%) Banking
7 2 (0.47%) Law
7 2 (0.47%) Legal
7 2 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 269 (63.15%) Developer
2 80 (18.78%) .NET Developer
2 80 (18.78%) SQL Developer
3 72 (16.90%) DBA
4 64 (15.02%) SQL DBA
5 48 (11.27%) C# Developer
6 46 (10.80%) Analyst
7 43 (10.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 41 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 40 (9.39%) Database Developer
10 39 (9.15%) SQL Database Developer
11 36 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 32 (7.51%) Software Developer
12 32 (7.51%) SQL Server Developer
13 31 (7.28%) Senior Developer
14 30 (7.04%) Administrator
14 30 (7.04%) SQL Server DBA
15 22 (5.16%) Web Developer
15 22 (5.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (4.46%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (44.60%) .NET
2 138 (32.39%) ASP.NET
3 76 (17.84%) HTML
3 76 (17.84%) jQuery
4 67 (15.73%) CSS
5 49 (11.50%) .NET Framework
6 44 (10.33%) Ajax
7 41 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (9.39%) Web Services
9 36 (8.45%) XML
10 32 (7.51%) HTML5
11 30 (7.04%) WCF
12 27 (6.34%) JMS
12 27 (6.34%) Hibernate
12 27 (6.34%) ActiveMQ
12 27 (6.34%) Spring
12 27 (6.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 24 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 20 (4.69%) JMX
14 20 (4.69%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.92%) Replication
2 20 (4.69%) Clustering
3 15 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.29%) N-Tier
5 11 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.58%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.35%) iPhone
7 9 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.41%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.17%) Biometrics
9 5 (1.17%) Smartcard
10 4 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.70%) Statistics
11 3 (0.70%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.23%) NHS
12 1 (0.23%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.23%) Social Media
12 1 (0.23%) Economics
12 1 (0.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 85 (19.95%) Windows
2 25 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (3.05%) Android
5 11 (2.58%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.41%) Linux
8 5 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.94%) UNIX
10 3 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (27.23%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (18.31%) MVC
3 62 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
4 47 (11.03%) ETL
5 38 (8.92%) Software Engineering
6 33 (7.75%) OO
7 31 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (7.28%) TDD
8 28 (6.57%) Data Modelling
9 22 (5.16%) Unit Testing
10 20 (4.69%) CRM
10 20 (4.69%) Multithreading
11 17 (3.99%) SOA
12 15 (3.52%) Migration
12 15 (3.52%) Data Management
13 14 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (3.05%) Kimball Methodology
15 12 (2.82%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (2.82%) E-Commerce
16 11 (2.58%) UML
Programming Languages
1 264 (61.97%) SQL
2 140 (32.86%) C#
3 127 (29.81%) T-SQL
4 96 (22.54%) JavaScript
5 68 (15.96%) VB.NET
6 37 (8.69%) Java
7 20 (4.69%) VB
7 20 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 16 (3.76%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.05%) VBScript
10 8 (1.88%) XPath
10 8 (1.88%) XQuery
11 6 (1.41%) VB6
12 5 (1.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 4 (0.94%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.47%) VBA
14 2 (0.47%) C
15 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.23%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.23%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 39 (9.15%) Degree
2 13 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (1.88%) OCP
5 7 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.94%) MCITP
7 4 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.94%) MCSA
8 2 (0.47%) MCPD
8 2 (0.47%) MCSD
8 2 (0.47%) ISEB
8 2 (0.47%) CCA
8 2 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MCSE
9 1 (0.23%) MCP
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.17%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.94%) XenServer
5 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.47%) XenApp
6 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.94%) SCCM
1 4 (0.94%) SCOM
2 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 147 (34.51%) Microsoft
2 52 (12.21%) Oracle
3 20 (4.69%) JBoss
4 19 (4.46%) Cognos
5 10 (2.35%) IBM
6 9 (2.11%) Remedy
7 8 (1.88%) Google
7 8 (1.88%) Citrix
8 7 (1.64%) VMware
8 7 (1.64%) Tableau
8 7 (1.64%) Logi Analytics
9 5 (1.17%) HP
9 5 (1.17%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.17%) Telerik
9 5 (1.17%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.94%) Lotus
11 3 (0.70%) Cisco
11 3 (0.70%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.47%) Finjan
12 2 (0.47%) Red Gate
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Ventures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 25000-33000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £50 per annum + bens inc flex working hours & 25 days hol
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago