The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 56 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 220 222 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.99% 4.06% 8.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.80% 13.88% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 209 198 352
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
England

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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1865 1600 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.80% 29.23% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1554 1432 1405
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 62 £35,000 -15.66% 9
Staffordshire +1 57 £34,750 -22.77% 4
Warwickshire +12 26 £36,500 -8.75% 3
Solihull +17 25 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Coventry -1 12 £37,500 -2.59%
Worcestershire -24 12 £37,500 - 4
Sutton Coldfield - 6 £31,500 -
Wolverhampton +1 4 £31,500 -14.86%
Herefordshire -6 4 £31,500 -16.00%
Dudley +2 1 £30,000 - 1
Shropshire -9 1 £40,000 +26.98% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 405 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 227 (56.05%) SQL
3 208 (51.36%) .NET
4 172 (42.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 169 (41.73%) Microsoft
6 163 (40.25%) C#
7 158 (39.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 154 (38.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 124 (30.62%) ASP.NET
10 117 (28.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 115 (28.40%) Business Intelligence
12 109 (26.91%) HTML
13 107 (26.42%) JavaScript
14 96 (23.70%) MVC
15 88 (21.73%) T-SQL
15 88 (21.73%) Windows
16 86 (21.23%) VB.NET
17 83 (20.49%) .NET Framework
18 80 (19.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 74 (18.27%) CSS
20 70 (17.28%) MS Excel
21 68 (16.79%) jQuery
22 60 (14.81%) Finance
23 59 (14.57%) Oracle
24 58 (14.32%) XML
25 55 (13.58%) Visual Studio
26 53 (13.09%) Ajax
27 52 (12.84%) Relational Database
28 51 (12.59%) Degree
29 50 (12.35%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 48 (11.85%) SharePoint
2 38 (9.38%) IIS
3 22 (5.43%) MS Exchange
4 16 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (1.73%) Node.js
10 5 (1.23%) Lync
11 4 (0.99%) CMS
12 3 (0.74%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.49%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.49%) Drupal
14 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 70 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (6.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.22%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.99%) Line 500
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.74%) SaaS
1 3 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.95%) SAN
2 12 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.72%) LAN
3 11 (2.72%) WAN
3 11 (2.72%) DHCP
4 10 (2.47%) VPN
4 10 (2.47%) Internet
5 7 (1.73%) Firewall
5 7 (1.73%) WAAS
5 7 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (1.23%) NAS
6 5 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.23%) DNS
7 4 (0.99%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.74%) Intranet
8 3 (0.74%) IPv4
9 2 (0.49%) VoIP
9 2 (0.49%) DDNS
9 2 (0.49%) Wireless
10 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 172 (42.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 158 (39.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 154 (38.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 117 (28.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 80 (19.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 52 (12.84%) Relational Database
8 50 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (6.91%) Oracle Reports
10 24 (5.93%) SQL Server 2000
11 20 (4.94%) QlikView
12 19 (4.69%) Data Mart
13 17 (4.20%) RDBMS
14 16 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 15 (3.70%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 15 (3.70%) Cognos Report Studio
16 14 (3.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 14 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (3.21%) JasperReports
17 13 (3.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 55 (13.58%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (5.43%) Subversion
4 18 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.21%) Maven
5 13 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.21%) Eclipse
5 13 (3.21%) Selenium
5 13 (3.21%) FitNesse
6 7 (1.73%) ReSharper
7 5 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.74%) NUnit
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 60 (14.81%) Finance
2 22 (5.43%) Legal
3 20 (4.94%) Billing
4 12 (2.96%) Games
4 12 (2.96%) Law
5 11 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.72%) Retail
6 3 (0.74%) Banking
7 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.49%) Automotive
7 2 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 254 (62.72%) Developer
2 97 (23.95%) .NET Developer
3 58 (14.32%) SQL Developer
4 49 (12.10%) Analyst
5 46 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 45 (11.11%) DBA
7 39 (9.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 36 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 35 (8.64%) Web Developer
11 34 (8.40%) Software Developer
12 29 (7.16%) Administrator
13 28 (6.91%) Senior Developer
14 27 (6.67%) SQL DBA
15 23 (5.68%) Database Developer
15 23 (5.68%) VB.NET Developer
16 21 (5.19%) SQL Database Developer
17 20 (4.94%) Applications Support
18 19 (4.69%) .NET Web Developer
19 18 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (51.36%) .NET
2 124 (30.62%) ASP.NET
3 109 (26.91%) HTML
4 83 (20.49%) .NET Framework
5 74 (18.27%) CSS
6 68 (16.79%) jQuery
7 58 (14.32%) XML
8 53 (13.09%) Ajax
9 41 (10.12%) Web Services
10 33 (8.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (6.42%) WCF
12 25 (6.17%) HTML5
13 23 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 22 (5.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 19 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
16 18 (4.44%) CSS3
16 18 (4.44%) WinForms
17 17 (4.20%) SOAP
17 17 (4.20%) JSON
17 17 (4.20%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.70%) Mathematics
1 15 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 13 (3.21%) Clustering
3 12 (2.96%) Replication
4 11 (2.72%) N-Tier
5 10 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.73%) Celerra
6 7 (1.73%) Data Extraction
6 7 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.73%) CLARiiON
7 4 (0.99%) iPhone
8 2 (0.49%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.25%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.25%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.25%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.25%) Economics
9 1 (0.25%) PDA
9 1 (0.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (21.73%) Windows
2 39 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 15 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.22%) Android
7 6 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.48%) Linux
8 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.25%) UNIX
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.25%) Debian
10 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.40%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (23.70%) MVC
3 49 (12.10%) ETL
4 31 (7.65%) OO
5 30 (7.41%) TDD
5 30 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (6.67%) Web Development
7 23 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (5.19%) CRM
9 19 (4.69%) ITIL
10 18 (4.44%) Data Management
11 17 (4.20%) Data Analysis
11 17 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (4.20%) Workflow
12 16 (3.95%) Scrum
12 16 (3.95%) Software Engineering
13 14 (3.46%) Unit Testing
13 14 (3.46%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (3.21%) Multithreading
15 12 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 227 (56.05%) SQL
2 163 (40.25%) C#
3 107 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 88 (21.73%) T-SQL
5 86 (21.23%) VB.NET
6 33 (8.15%) VB
7 24 (5.93%) PL/SQL
7 24 (5.93%) Java
8 20 (4.94%) PHP
9 15 (3.70%) VB6
10 5 (1.23%) XPath
10 5 (1.23%) VBA
11 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.99%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.74%) Python
12 3 (0.74%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.49%) XAML
14 1 (0.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (12.59%) Degree
2 21 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.98%) MCSD
4 8 (1.98%) CCA
4 8 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (1.98%) MCITP
4 8 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (1.73%) CCEA
5 7 (1.73%) MCSE
5 7 (1.73%) NCDA
5 7 (1.73%) NCIE
5 7 (1.73%) VCAP
5 7 (1.73%) VTSP
5 7 (1.73%) CCIA
5 7 (1.73%) MCTS
6 5 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.99%) OCP
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.44%) SLA
2 3 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 37 (9.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.17%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.72%) vSphere
4 7 (1.73%) vCloud
4 7 (1.73%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.23%) XenServer
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.99%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.74%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (1.98%) SCOM
2 7 (1.73%) SCCM
3 5 (1.23%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.99%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.74%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 169 (41.73%) Microsoft
2 59 (14.57%) Oracle
3 32 (7.90%) Cognos
4 22 (5.43%) IBM
5 20 (4.94%) VMware
6 19 (4.69%) Citrix
7 13 (3.21%) JBoss
7 13 (3.21%) Cisco
8 10 (2.47%) EMC
8 10 (2.47%) Logi Analytics
9 8 (1.98%) HP
10 7 (1.73%) NetApp
10 7 (1.73%) 3PAR
11 6 (1.48%) Tableau
12 4 (0.99%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.99%) Sage
12 4 (0.99%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.74%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.74%) CommVault
13 3 (0.74%) Finjan
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nuneaton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Hudson - London
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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