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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 107 98 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -52
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 133 132 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.30% 2.46% 5.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.59% 8.40% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 106 113 246
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1549 1571 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.79% 29.33% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1388 1605
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +22 55 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Birmingham -20 53 £37,500 -3.22% 3
Warwickshire -2 11 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Coventry -13 6 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Solihull +14 5 £37,500 -14.77%
Sutton Coldfield -7 3 £20,000 -48.05%
Halesowen - 2 £36,750 -
West Bromwich +4 1 £32,500 -12.16%
Shropshire -9 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 251 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 205 (81.67%) SQL
3 150 (59.76%) .NET
4 136 (54.18%) Microsoft
5 132 (52.59%) C#
6 103 (41.04%) ASP.NET
7 85 (33.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 79 (31.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 76 (30.28%) HTML
10 74 (29.48%) MVC
10 74 (29.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 73 (29.08%) T-SQL
11 73 (29.08%) JavaScript
12 72 (28.69%) Windows
13 66 (26.29%) VB.NET
14 51 (20.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 49 (19.52%) XML
15 49 (19.52%) Relational Database
16 45 (17.93%) CSS
17 44 (17.53%) Web Services
17 44 (17.53%) .NET Framework
17 44 (17.53%) SDLC
18 42 (16.73%) Degree
19 41 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
20 40 (15.94%) jQuery
21 39 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
22 37 (14.74%) MS Excel
23 32 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
24 31 (12.35%) IIS
25 30 (11.95%) Visual Studio

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (12.35%) IIS
2 11 (4.38%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.79%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.20%) CMS
6 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.80%) SAS
7 1 (0.40%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.80%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) Office 365
3 2 (0.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.77%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.38%) DNS
3 10 (3.98%) DHCP
3 10 (3.98%) Firewall
4 7 (2.79%) LAN
4 7 (2.79%) VPN
4 7 (2.79%) WAN
5 6 (2.39%) SAN
6 4 (1.59%) Internet
7 3 (1.20%) Intranet
7 3 (1.20%) Network Security
7 3 (1.20%) Skype
7 3 (1.20%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.20%) VLAN
8 1 (0.40%) SSL
8 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (33.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 79 (31.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 74 (29.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (20.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (19.52%) Relational Database
7 41 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (9.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 21 (8.37%) RDBMS
10 15 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (4.78%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (3.19%) OLTP
13 7 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (2.79%) MS Access
13 7 (2.79%) SAP BI
14 6 (2.39%) QlikView
15 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.59%) Power BI
16 3 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (1.20%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 30 (11.95%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.79%) QADirector
4 7 (2.79%) TestPartner
5 5 (1.99%) JIRA
5 5 (1.99%) Subversion
6 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.80%) Moq
6 2 (0.80%) NUnit
6 2 (0.80%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (10.76%) Finance
2 18 (7.17%) Law
3 12 (4.78%) Automotive
4 8 (3.19%) Legal
4 8 (3.19%) Retail
5 7 (2.79%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.39%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.80%) Advertising
8 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (62.55%) Developer
2 91 (36.25%) .NET Developer
3 69 (27.49%) SQL Developer
4 65 (25.90%) C# Developer
5 55 (21.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (18.73%) VB.NET Developer
7 45 (17.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 42 (16.73%) Analyst
9 40 (15.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 37 (14.74%) Senior Developer
11 32 (12.75%) Support Analyst
12 26 (10.36%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 26 (10.36%) SQL Server Developer
13 25 (9.96%) .NET Software Developer
14 23 (9.16%) DBA
14 23 (9.16%) SQL DBA
14 23 (9.16%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (8.76%) C# Software Developer
16 20 (7.97%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (7.97%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (59.76%) .NET
2 103 (41.04%) ASP.NET
3 76 (30.28%) HTML
4 49 (19.52%) XML
5 45 (17.93%) CSS
6 44 (17.53%) .NET Framework
6 44 (17.53%) Web Services
7 40 (15.94%) jQuery
8 32 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (10.36%) WCF
10 21 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (5.18%) Ajax
11 13 (5.18%) CSS3
11 13 (5.18%) EDI
12 12 (4.78%) Entity Framework
13 8 (3.19%) WPF
14 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (2.79%) Backbone.js
14 7 (2.79%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (2.79%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (8.76%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.77%) Clustering
3 14 (5.58%) Replication
4 9 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.39%) iPad
7 4 (1.59%) Statistics
7 4 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.20%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Blog
9 2 (0.80%) Fintech
9 2 (0.80%) FMCG
9 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.40%) CCTV
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) Life Science
10 1 (0.40%) PDA
10 1 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 72 (28.69%) Windows
2 26 (10.36%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.98%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.59%) Windows Vista
7 9 (3.59%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.19%) Linux
9 2 (0.80%) Solaris
9 2 (0.80%) Unix
9 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.48%) MVC
2 44 (17.53%) SDLC
3 29 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (10.36%) Logistics
5 26 (10.36%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (8.37%) OO
7 20 (7.97%) CRM
7 20 (7.97%) Mentoring
7 20 (7.97%) Regression Testing
7 20 (7.97%) Test Scripting
8 18 (7.17%) Release Management
8 18 (7.17%) SOA
8 18 (7.17%) Wealth Management
8 18 (7.17%) Web Development
9 16 (6.37%) Data Validation
9 16 (6.37%) Validation
10 14 (5.58%) Software Engineering
11 13 (5.18%) ETL
11 13 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 205 (81.67%) SQL
2 132 (52.59%) C#
3 73 (29.08%) JavaScript
3 73 (29.08%) T-SQL
4 66 (26.29%) VB.NET
5 21 (8.37%) VB
6 7 (2.79%) VBA
7 4 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.20%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.40%) C++
9 1 (0.40%) Java
9 1 (0.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.40%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (16.73%) Degree
2 39 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (11.55%) MCSD
4 13 (5.18%) MCTS
5 11 (4.38%) MCAD
5 11 (4.38%) MCP
6 7 (2.79%) ISEB
6 7 (2.79%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.79%) MCSE
7 5 (1.99%) MCSA
8 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.80%) CCA
9 2 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.80%) MCITP
10 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.59%) QA
2 8 (3.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.20%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.20%) vSphere
5 2 (0.80%) XenApp
5 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.40%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 136 (54.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.78%) VMware
3 7 (2.79%) Cognos
3 7 (2.79%) SAP
4 6 (2.39%) Citrix
5 5 (1.99%) Oracle
5 5 (1.99%) PayPal
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco
6 3 (1.20%) CommVault
6 3 (1.20%) EMC
6 3 (1.20%) HP
6 3 (1.20%) IDERA
6 3 (1.20%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.20%) SonicWALL
7 2 (0.80%) NetApp
7 2 (0.80%) Tableau
7 2 (0.80%) Telerik
8 1 (0.40%) Finjan
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) Siebel
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