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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 128 86 36
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -50
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 104 155 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.88% 3.01% 5.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.80% 10.03% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 84 146 302
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £47,500
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
1529 1545 1959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.71% 30.03% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1321 1729
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +13 41 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Birmingham -47 26 £41,000 +9.33%
Warwickshire +12 16 £37,500 - 1
Coventry +8 11 £37,500 -
Solihull -7 5 £37,500 -16.20%
Worcestershire -4 3 £42,500 +47.82%
Sutton Coldfield +2 2 £20,000 -48.05%
Walsall - 2 £38,750 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 246 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 199 (80.89%) SQL
3 143 (58.13%) Microsoft
4 133 (54.07%) .NET
5 116 (47.15%) C#
6 92 (37.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 89 (36.18%) ASP.NET
8 86 (34.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 83 (33.74%) Windows
10 71 (28.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 68 (27.64%) MVC
12 64 (26.02%) JavaScript
13 62 (25.20%) VB.NET
14 60 (24.39%) T-SQL
14 60 (24.39%) HTML
15 47 (19.11%) SDLC
16 46 (18.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 46 (18.70%) Web Services
16 46 (18.70%) XML
17 45 (18.29%) .NET Framework
18 44 (17.89%) Windows Server
19 43 (17.48%) Relational Database
20 38 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
21 37 (15.04%) CSS
22 36 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
23 34 (13.82%) MS Excel
24 33 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
24 33 (13.41%) jQuery
25 30 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
26 29 (11.79%) Logistics

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 27 (10.98%) IIS
2 11 (4.47%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.85%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.22%) CMS
7 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.41%) SAS
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.81%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.41%) FastStats
5 1 (0.41%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.03%) Office 365
4 2 (0.81%) GitHub
4 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.13%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.88%) DNS
3 11 (4.47%) DHCP
3 11 (4.47%) Firewall
4 8 (3.25%) VPN
5 7 (2.85%) LAN
5 7 (2.85%) WAN
6 5 (2.03%) SAN
6 5 (2.03%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.22%) Network Security
7 3 (1.22%) VLAN
8 2 (0.81%) Internet
8 2 (0.81%) Intranet
8 2 (0.81%) Skype
8 2 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 92 (37.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 86 (34.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 71 (28.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (18.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (17.48%) Relational Database
7 36 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (10.98%) SQL Server 2000
9 20 (8.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (7.32%) RDBMS
11 15 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (4.47%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (3.25%) MySQL
13 8 (3.25%) OLTP
14 7 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (1.63%) QlikView
17 3 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
17 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
17 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (10.57%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.44%) JIRA
3 6 (2.44%) Subversion
3 6 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.81%) Moq
4 2 (0.81%) NUnit
4 2 (0.81%) QADirector
4 2 (0.81%) ReSharper
4 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.81%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (11.79%) Finance
2 15 (6.10%) Law
3 12 (4.88%) Automotive
4 9 (3.66%) Marketing
5 7 (2.85%) Legal
6 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.22%) Retail
7 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 143 (58.13%) Developer
2 85 (34.55%) .NET Developer
3 66 (26.83%) C# Developer
4 54 (21.95%) SQL Developer
5 53 (21.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (17.89%) Analyst
6 44 (17.89%) Senior Developer
6 44 (17.89%) VB.NET Developer
7 38 (15.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 37 (15.04%) Support Analyst
9 33 (13.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (9.35%) DBA
10 23 (9.35%) Senior .NET Developer
11 22 (8.94%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 22 (8.94%) SQL DBA
12 20 (8.13%) .NET Software Developer
13 19 (7.72%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (7.32%) Senior C# Developer
14 18 (7.32%) SQL Server Developer
15 17 (6.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (54.07%) .NET
2 89 (36.18%) ASP.NET
3 60 (24.39%) HTML
4 46 (18.70%) Web Services
4 46 (18.70%) XML
5 45 (18.29%) .NET Framework
6 37 (15.04%) CSS
7 33 (13.41%) jQuery
8 30 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (9.35%) WCF
10 20 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (5.69%) EDI
12 13 (5.28%) Entity Framework
12 13 (5.28%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (4.88%) Backbone.js
14 11 (4.47%) CSS3
15 10 (4.07%) Ajax
15 10 (4.07%) WPF
16 8 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.47%) Clustering
4 8 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.44%) iPad
6 6 (2.44%) Replication
7 5 (2.03%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.22%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.81%) Blog
9 2 (0.81%) FMCG
9 2 (0.81%) Statistics
10 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.41%) Fintech
10 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.41%) Tandem
10 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (33.74%) Windows
2 44 (17.89%) Windows Server
3 28 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.47%) Windows Vista
6 11 (4.47%) Windows XP
7 7 (2.85%) Linux
8 6 (2.44%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.41%) Solaris
10 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.64%) MVC
2 47 (19.11%) SDLC
3 33 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (11.79%) Logistics
5 28 (11.38%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (9.76%) CRM
8 22 (8.94%) Mentoring
9 19 (7.72%) OO
10 18 (7.32%) Release Management
10 18 (7.32%) SOA
10 18 (7.32%) Wealth Management
11 17 (6.91%) Coaching
12 16 (6.50%) Regression Testing
12 16 (6.50%) Test Scripting
13 14 (5.69%) Data Validation
13 14 (5.69%) Validation
13 14 (5.69%) Web Development
14 12 (4.88%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 199 (80.89%) SQL
2 116 (47.15%) C#
3 64 (26.02%) JavaScript
4 62 (25.20%) VB.NET
5 60 (24.39%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.07%) VB
7 4 (1.63%) XPath
8 3 (1.22%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.81%) VBA
10 1 (0.41%) C++
10 1 (0.41%) PHP
10 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 38 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.38%) MCSD
3 27 (10.98%) Degree
4 12 (4.88%) MCTS
5 10 (4.07%) MCAD
5 10 (4.07%) MCP
6 8 (3.25%) MCSE
7 7 (2.85%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.44%) MCSA
9 5 (2.03%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.81%) CCA
10 2 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.81%) ISEB
10 2 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.81%) MCITP
10 2 (0.81%) PMP
10 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.22%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.22%) vSphere
5 2 (0.81%) XenApp
5 2 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 143 (58.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.07%) VMware
3 9 (3.66%) Citrix
4 7 (2.85%) Cognos
5 6 (2.44%) PayPal
6 5 (2.03%) Cisco
6 5 (2.03%) Oracle
7 3 (1.22%) SonicWALL
8 2 (0.81%) CommVault
8 2 (0.81%) EMC
8 2 (0.81%) HP
8 2 (0.81%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.81%) Meraki
8 2 (0.81%) Tableau
9 1 (0.41%) Capita
9 1 (0.41%) Finjan
9 1 (0.41%) IBM
9 1 (0.41%) IDERA
9 1 (0.41%) NetApp
9 1 (0.41%) SAP
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leamington Spa
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago