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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 109 80 56
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 132 184 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.18% 3.13% 4.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.30% 10.24% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 94 163 220
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,490
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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
1591 1796 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.31% 30.52% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1540 1584
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +4 54 £37,500 +13.63% 3
Birmingham -12 45 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Warwickshire -6 11 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Coventry -14 8 £41,750 +11.33%
Worcestershire -4 4 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £40,000 -
Solihull +6 1 £40,500 +47.27% 1
West Bromwich -1 1 £32,500 +4.83%
Herefordshire -9 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Shropshire -16 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 236 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 199 (84.32%) SQL
3 144 (61.02%) .NET
4 126 (53.39%) Microsoft
5 124 (52.54%) C#
6 102 (43.22%) ASP.NET
7 85 (36.02%) T-SQL
8 83 (35.17%) MVC
9 72 (30.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 71 (30.08%) HTML
11 69 (29.24%) JavaScript
12 62 (26.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 57 (24.15%) Windows
14 55 (23.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 53 (22.46%) VB.NET
16 52 (22.03%) SQL Server 2005
17 51 (21.61%) CSS
18 50 (21.19%) Relational Database
19 49 (20.76%) Web Services
19 49 (20.76%) Degree
20 48 (20.34%) jQuery
21 46 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
21 46 (19.49%) XML
22 36 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
23 35 (14.83%) RDBMS
23 35 (14.83%) WCF
24 33 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
24 33 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
24 33 (13.98%) MCSD
24 33 (13.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 22 (9.32%) IIS
2 7 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.69%) WordPress
5 3 (1.27%) SAS
6 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 31 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.85%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.12%) DNS
2 5 (2.12%) Firewall
2 5 (2.12%) SAN
3 4 (1.69%) LAN
3 4 (1.69%) SSL
3 4 (1.69%) WAN
4 3 (1.27%) Internet
4 3 (1.27%) Network Security
4 3 (1.27%) Skype
4 3 (1.27%) VLAN
5 2 (0.85%) DHCP
5 2 (0.85%) Intranet
5 2 (0.85%) VPN
6 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (30.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (26.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 55 (23.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (22.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 50 (21.19%) Relational Database
7 35 (14.83%) RDBMS
8 33 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (2.97%) MS Access
11 7 (2.97%) OLTP
11 7 (2.97%) QlikView
11 7 (2.97%) SAP BI
12 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Power View
13 3 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (1.27%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 23 (9.75%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.97%) QADirector
4 7 (2.97%) TestPartner
5 6 (2.54%) JIRA
5 6 (2.54%) Subversion
6 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.85%) Moq
6 2 (0.85%) NUnit
6 2 (0.85%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.85%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (12.71%) Finance
2 12 (5.08%) Retail
3 7 (2.97%) Law
4 6 (2.54%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.54%) Marketing
5 5 (2.12%) Automotive
6 4 (1.69%) Banking
6 4 (1.69%) Legal
7 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (63.14%) Developer
2 90 (38.14%) .NET Developer
3 63 (26.69%) C# Developer
3 63 (26.69%) SQL Developer
4 55 (23.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (16.10%) VB.NET Developer
6 37 (15.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 37 (15.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 36 (15.25%) DBA
7 36 (15.25%) SQL DBA
8 33 (13.98%) .NET Software Developer
9 28 (11.86%) Analyst
10 24 (10.17%) SQL Server Developer
11 23 (9.75%) C# Software Developer
12 22 (9.32%) Senior Developer
13 21 (8.90%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 19 (8.05%) Support Analyst
15 16 (6.78%) Tester
16 15 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 13 (5.51%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (61.02%) .NET
2 102 (43.22%) ASP.NET
3 71 (30.08%) HTML
4 51 (21.61%) CSS
5 49 (20.76%) Web Services
6 48 (20.34%) jQuery
7 46 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (19.49%) XML
8 35 (14.83%) WCF
9 33 (13.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 31 (13.14%) .NET Framework
11 13 (5.51%) Entity Framework
12 9 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (3.81%) EDI
13 8 (3.39%) LINQ
14 7 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (2.97%) Backbone.js
14 7 (2.97%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (2.97%) WPF
15 6 (2.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.75%) Clustering
2 22 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.05%) Replication
4 14 (5.93%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.69%) iPad
7 4 (1.69%) Statistics
8 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.27%) W3C
9 2 (0.85%) Blog
9 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.85%) Fintech
9 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.42%) CCTV
10 1 (0.42%) Life Science
10 1 (0.42%) PDA
10 1 (0.42%) SCADA
10 1 (0.42%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.15%) Windows
2 14 (5.93%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.12%) Linux
7 2 (0.85%) Solaris
7 2 (0.85%) Unix
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.17%) MVC
2 33 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.56%) OO
4 31 (13.14%) Mentoring
4 31 (13.14%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (12.29%) Release Management
5 29 (12.29%) SDLC
5 29 (12.29%) SOA
5 29 (12.29%) Wealth Management
6 25 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (8.05%) CRM
7 19 (8.05%) ETL
8 17 (7.20%) Logistics
9 16 (6.78%) Regression Testing
9 16 (6.78%) Test Scripting
10 15 (6.36%) Project Management
11 14 (5.93%) Data Modelling
12 13 (5.51%) High Availability
12 13 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (5.08%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 199 (84.32%) SQL
2 124 (52.54%) C#
3 85 (36.02%) T-SQL
4 69 (29.24%) JavaScript
5 53 (22.46%) VB.NET
6 18 (7.63%) VB
7 9 (3.81%) VBA
8 6 (2.54%) Java
9 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.27%) C
10 3 (1.27%) Tcl
11 1 (0.42%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 1 (0.42%) VBScript
11 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (20.76%) Degree
2 36 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (13.98%) MCSD
4 7 (2.97%) ISEB
4 7 (2.97%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.69%) MCAD
5 4 (1.69%) MCP
5 4 (1.69%) MCTS
6 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.42%) MCSA
7 1 (0.42%) MCSE
7 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.81%) QA
2 8 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.27%) vSphere
4 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (53.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.08%) VMware
3 7 (2.97%) Cognos
3 7 (2.97%) SAP
4 6 (2.54%) PayPal
5 5 (2.12%) Oracle
6 3 (1.27%) Cisco
6 3 (1.27%) Citrix
6 3 (1.27%) IDERA
6 3 (1.27%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.27%) SonicWALL
7 2 (0.85%) CommVault
7 2 (0.85%) EMC
7 2 (0.85%) HP
7 2 (0.85%) Telerik
8 1 (0.42%) Finjan
8 1 (0.42%) NetApp
8 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.42%) Siebel
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