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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 138 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 110 206 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.77% 3.85% 4.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.85% 11.64% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 79 190 195
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1607 1770 1805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.89% 33.04% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1549 1557
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 32 £37,500 +4.89% 6
Birmingham -18 29 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Warwickshire -26 22 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Coventry -7 17 £45,000 +34.32%
Worcestershire -21 5 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 205 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 176 (85.85%) SQL
3 112 (54.63%) .NET
4 94 (45.85%) Microsoft
5 92 (44.88%) T-SQL
6 90 (43.90%) C#
7 83 (40.49%) ASP.NET
8 74 (36.10%) MVC
9 72 (35.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 67 (32.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 62 (30.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 58 (28.29%) HTML
12 58 (28.29%) JavaScript
13 50 (24.39%) Windows
13 50 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
14 49 (23.90%) CSS
15 48 (23.41%) Web Services
16 46 (22.44%) Relational Database
17 45 (21.95%) jQuery
18 43 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC
19 41 (20.00%) VB.NET
20 40 (19.51%) XML
21 35 (17.07%) ETL
21 35 (17.07%) WCF
22 34 (16.59%) Degree
22 34 (16.59%) Microsoft Certification
23 33 (16.10%) RDBMS
24 32 (15.61%) OO
24 32 (15.61%) Finance
25 31 (15.12%) 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 24 (11.71%) IIS
2 9 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.95%) WordPress
4 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.46%) SAS
5 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.49%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.49%) Kentico
6 1 (0.49%) MTS
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) Kerberos
1 4 (1.95%) SSL
2 3 (1.46%) Internet
3 2 (0.98%) Intranet
3 2 (0.98%) SAN
3 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.49%) DHCP
4 1 (0.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) LAN
4 1 (0.49%) Skype
4 1 (0.49%) VPN
4 1 (0.49%) WAN
4 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (35.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 67 (32.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (30.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 46 (22.44%) Relational Database
7 33 (16.10%) RDBMS
8 23 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (8.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (4.39%) Power BI
11 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (2.93%) QlikView
14 5 (2.44%) SAP BI
15 4 (1.95%) OLTP
15 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
16 3 (1.46%) MS Access
16 3 (1.46%) MySQL
17 2 (0.98%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (12.68%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.93%) JIRA
3 6 (2.93%) Subversion
4 3 (1.46%) QADirector
4 3 (1.46%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (15.61%) Finance
2 8 (3.90%) Retail
3 4 (1.95%) Automotive
3 4 (1.95%) Banking
4 3 (1.46%) Legal
4 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.98%) Back Office
5 2 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.98%) Front Office
5 2 (0.98%) Law
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (59.51%) Developer
2 74 (36.10%) .NET Developer
3 52 (25.37%) C# Developer
3 52 (25.37%) SQL Developer
4 51 (24.88%) DBA
4 51 (24.88%) SQL DBA
5 47 (22.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 32 (15.61%) .NET Software Developer
6 32 (15.61%) ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (15.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (14.15%) VB.NET Developer
8 22 (10.73%) SQL Server Developer
9 21 (10.24%) C# Software Developer
10 19 (9.27%) Analyst
11 17 (8.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (7.80%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 14 (6.83%) Administrator
14 13 (6.34%) Applications Support
15 12 (5.85%) Support Analyst
16 10 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (54.63%) .NET
2 83 (40.49%) ASP.NET
3 58 (28.29%) HTML
4 49 (23.90%) CSS
5 48 (23.41%) Web Services
6 45 (21.95%) jQuery
7 43 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (19.51%) XML
9 35 (17.07%) WCF
10 31 (15.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 25 (12.20%) .NET Framework
12 12 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (5.85%) Entity Framework
13 10 (4.88%) WPF
14 9 (4.39%) Ajax
14 9 (4.39%) HTML5
14 9 (4.39%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (4.39%) LINQ
15 8 (3.90%) CSS3
16 7 (3.41%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.17%) Clustering
2 18 (8.78%) Replication
3 9 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.46%) Statistics
5 3 (1.46%) W3C
6 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.98%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.98%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.98%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.49%) CCTV
7 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.49%) Fintech
7 1 (0.49%) Life Science
7 1 (0.49%) PDA
7 1 (0.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.39%) Windows
2 7 (3.41%) Windows Server
2 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.93%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.95%) Linux
6 2 (0.98%) Solaris
6 2 (0.98%) Unix
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (36.10%) MVC
2 35 (17.07%) ETL
3 32 (15.61%) OO
4 29 (14.15%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (13.66%) Mentoring
6 27 (13.17%) Release Management
6 27 (13.17%) SOA
6 27 (13.17%) Wealth Management
7 24 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (10.73%) SDLC
9 21 (10.24%) Patch Management
10 16 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (6.83%) High Availability
12 13 (6.34%) Project Management
13 12 (5.85%) Coaching
13 12 (5.85%) Data Modelling
14 11 (5.37%) Scrum
15 10 (4.88%) Migration
15 10 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 176 (85.85%) SQL
2 92 (44.88%) T-SQL
3 90 (43.90%) C#
4 58 (28.29%) JavaScript
5 41 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 13 (6.34%) VB
7 9 (4.39%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.41%) Java
9 5 (2.44%) VBA
10 3 (1.46%) C
10 3 (1.46%) Tcl
11 2 (0.98%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 2 (0.98%) XPath
12 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.49%) VBScript
12 1 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (16.59%) Degree
1 34 (16.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (15.12%) MCSD
3 4 (1.95%) MCAD
3 4 (1.95%) MCP
3 4 (1.95%) MCTS
4 3 (1.46%) ISEB
4 3 (1.46%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.49%) MCSA
6 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.49%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (45.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.41%) VMware
3 6 (2.93%) PayPal
4 5 (2.44%) Cognos
4 5 (2.44%) Oracle
4 5 (2.44%) SAP
5 3 (1.46%) Siebel
5 3 (1.46%) Telerik
6 2 (0.98%) Citrix
6 2 (0.98%) CommVault
6 2 (0.98%) EMC
6 2 (0.98%) HP
6 2 (0.98%) IDERA
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) Finjan
7 1 (0.49%) IFS
7 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.49%) NetApp
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
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Worcestershire
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Staffordshire
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Salary: £39990 - £47000 per annum + competitive
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