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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / West Midlands
Rank 125 137 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -97
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 82 101 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 1.74% 5.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.15% 6.02% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 69 94 266
Median salary £40,000 £40,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £32,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
1334 1678 1702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.17% 28.92% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1404 1518
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +19 32 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Birmingham -12 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Warwickshire +29 10 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Coventry +20 8 £57,500 +64.28%
Solihull -2 8 £34,000 -35.23%
Walsall +17 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Worcestershire -14 2 £38,250 -6.70%
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Stourbridge - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 194 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 147 (75.77%) SQL
3 101 (52.06%) Microsoft
4 87 (44.85%) .NET
5 73 (37.63%) C#
6 70 (36.08%) Windows
7 69 (35.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 67 (34.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 63 (32.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 48 (24.74%) T-SQL
11 45 (23.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 45 (23.20%) ASP.NET
12 44 (22.68%) Performance Tuning
13 39 (20.10%) Windows Server
14 37 (19.07%) MVC
15 36 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (18.56%) SDLC
16 35 (18.04%) VB.NET
17 34 (17.53%) JavaScript
18 31 (15.98%) HTML
19 30 (15.46%) MySQL
20 28 (14.43%) Visual Studio
20 28 (14.43%) Web Services
20 28 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
21 27 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
21 27 (13.92%) MS Excel
22 26 (13.40%) IIS
22 26 (13.40%) WPF
23 25 (12.89%) TDD
24 24 (12.37%) .NET Framework

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 26 (13.40%) IIS
2 5 (2.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.06%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.55%) CMS
5 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.52%) SAS
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.03%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.52%) FastStats
4 1 (0.52%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.06%) Office 365
4 3 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.09%) DHCP
3 5 (2.58%) DNS
3 5 (2.58%) Firewall
3 5 (2.58%) VPN
4 4 (2.06%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.55%) LAN
5 3 (1.55%) Wireless
6 2 (1.03%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) ISDN
7 1 (0.52%) NAS
7 1 (0.52%) SAN
7 1 (0.52%) VoIP
7 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (35.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 67 (34.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (32.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (23.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (15.46%) MySQL
7 24 (12.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (11.86%) Relational Database
9 22 (11.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (9.28%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (6.19%) Power BI
13 10 (5.15%) DB2
13 10 (5.15%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (4.12%) MongoDB
14 8 (4.12%) NoSQL
14 8 (4.12%) RDBMS
15 4 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (2.06%) OLAP
15 4 (2.06%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (14.43%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.09%) JIRA
3 6 (3.09%) Subversion
4 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (11.34%) Finance
2 7 (3.61%) Automotive
2 7 (3.61%) Law
3 5 (2.58%) Legal
4 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.55%) Advertising
5 3 (1.55%) Marketing
6 2 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 101 (52.06%) Developer
2 51 (26.29%) C# Developer
3 47 (24.23%) .NET Developer
4 39 (20.10%) DBA
5 38 (19.59%) SQL DBA
6 35 (18.04%) Analyst
7 31 (15.98%) SQL Developer
8 29 (14.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 28 (14.43%) Senior Developer
10 27 (13.92%) Support Analyst
11 22 (11.34%) VB.NET Developer
12 18 (9.28%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (8.25%) ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (8.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 15 (7.73%) Technical Support
15 14 (7.22%) SQL Analyst
15 14 (7.22%) SQL Support Analyst
15 14 (7.22%) Technical Analyst
15 14 (7.22%) Technical Support Analyst
16 13 (6.70%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (44.85%) .NET
2 45 (23.20%) ASP.NET
3 31 (15.98%) HTML
4 28 (14.43%) Web Services
5 26 (13.40%) WPF
6 24 (12.37%) .NET Framework
7 22 (11.34%) CSS
8 20 (10.31%) XML
9 17 (8.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (7.73%) jQuery
11 14 (7.22%) WCF
12 11 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (4.64%) Entity Framework
13 9 (4.64%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (4.12%) Backbone.js
15 6 (3.09%) Ninject
15 6 (3.09%) REST
15 6 (3.09%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.76%) Clustering
3 8 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.06%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.06%) Replication
8 3 (1.55%) AS400
9 1 (0.52%) iPad
9 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.08%) Windows
2 39 (20.10%) Windows Server
3 20 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.15%) Windows Vista
6 10 (5.15%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.61%) Linux
8 5 (2.58%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.58%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.03%) Android
9 2 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.68%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (19.07%) MVC
3 36 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (18.56%) SDLC
4 27 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (12.89%) TDD
6 19 (9.79%) Microservices
6 19 (9.79%) SOLID
7 17 (8.76%) Line Management
8 15 (7.73%) Coaching
9 14 (7.22%) Logistics
9 14 (7.22%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.70%) ETL
11 12 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (5.67%) CRM
12 11 (5.67%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (5.15%) Database Security
13 10 (5.15%) Server Monitoring
13 10 (5.15%) Ticket Management
14 9 (4.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 147 (75.77%) SQL
2 73 (37.63%) C#
3 48 (24.74%) T-SQL
4 35 (18.04%) VB.NET
5 34 (17.53%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.61%) VB
7 4 (2.06%) XPath
8 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.55%) UniBasic
8 3 (1.55%) VBA
9 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
10 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.19%) MCSD
3 11 (5.67%) Degree
4 6 (3.09%) MCSE
4 6 (3.09%) MCTS
4 6 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.06%) MCAD
5 4 (2.06%) MCP
5 4 (2.06%) MCSA
5 4 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) CCA
6 2 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.03%) MCITP
6 2 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.03%) Terminal Server
2 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.03%) XenApp
2 2 (1.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 101 (52.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.15%) IBM
3 9 (4.64%) Oracle
4 6 (3.09%) Citrix
4 6 (3.09%) Cognos
4 6 (3.09%) PayPal
5 3 (1.55%) Epicor
5 3 (1.55%) Infor
5 3 (1.55%) MAPICS
5 3 (1.55%) SAP
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco
6 2 (1.03%) Meraki
6 2 (1.03%) Tableau
6 2 (1.03%) VMware
7 1 (0.52%) Apple
7 1 (0.52%) Capita
7 1 (0.52%) Mitel
7 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.52%) Telerik
7 1 (0.52%) Veritas
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + pension, holidays and flexible working
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35 - £40000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 20 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40k - £50k + £5k benefits/cash alte
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
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