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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 124 81 60
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 121 188 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% 3.25% 4.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.57% 10.56% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 86 174 215
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 £25,000 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
1599 1781 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.15% 30.83% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1553 1654
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,500
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 1 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 1 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 -5 44 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Birmingham -19 38 £40,000 - 8
Warwickshire -14 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Coventry -9 12 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Worcestershire -3 7 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £24,000 - 1
Solihull +12 1 £40,500 +50.00%
Herefordshire -9 1 £35,000 -12.50%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 231 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 196 (84.85%) SQL
3 134 (58.01%) .NET
4 120 (51.95%) Microsoft
5 118 (51.08%) C#
6 98 (42.42%) T-SQL
7 97 (41.99%) ASP.NET
8 82 (35.50%) MVC
9 76 (32.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 72 (31.17%) HTML
11 69 (29.87%) JavaScript
12 64 (27.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 63 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
14 56 (24.24%) CSS
15 55 (23.81%) Web Services
16 54 (23.38%) Windows
17 52 (22.51%) Relational Database
17 52 (22.51%) jQuery
18 51 (22.08%) SQL Server 2005
19 49 (21.21%) VB.NET
20 48 (20.78%) Degree
21 47 (20.35%) ASP.NET MVC
22 44 (19.05%) XML
23 40 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
24 38 (16.45%) MCSD
25 37 (16.02%) RDBMS
25 37 (16.02%) WCF
26 36 (15.58%) OO
27 35 (15.15%) Finance
27 35 (15.15%) 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 26 (11.26%) IIS
2 6 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.73%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.73%) WordPress
4 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.30%) SAS
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Kentico
6 1 (0.43%) MTS
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.87%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.43%) Magento
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.73%) DNS
2 4 (1.73%) Firewall
2 4 (1.73%) SAN
2 4 (1.73%) SSL
3 3 (1.30%) Internet
3 3 (1.30%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.30%) LAN
3 3 (1.30%) WAN
4 2 (0.87%) DHCP
4 2 (0.87%) Intranet
4 2 (0.87%) Network Security
4 2 (0.87%) VLAN
4 2 (0.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) Skype
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (32.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (27.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (22.51%) Relational Database
6 51 (22.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 37 (16.02%) RDBMS
8 31 (13.42%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (7.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (4.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (3.46%) QlikView
12 7 (3.03%) MS Access
12 7 (3.03%) Power BI
12 7 (3.03%) SAP BI
13 6 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (2.60%) OLTP
14 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
16 3 (1.30%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 26 (11.26%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.03%) QADirector
3 7 (3.03%) TestPartner
4 6 (2.60%) JIRA
4 6 (2.60%) Subversion
5 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.43%) Moq
7 1 (0.43%) NUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (15.15%) Finance
2 12 (5.19%) Retail
3 8 (3.46%) Automotive
4 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.73%) Banking
5 4 (1.73%) Law
5 4 (1.73%) Marketing
6 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.30%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (60.61%) Developer
2 85 (36.80%) .NET Developer
3 64 (27.71%) C# Developer
4 58 (25.11%) SQL Developer
5 56 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (17.75%) DBA
6 41 (17.75%) SQL DBA
7 39 (16.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 39 (16.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (15.58%) .NET Software Developer
8 36 (15.58%) VB.NET Developer
9 27 (11.69%) C# Software Developer
10 25 (10.82%) SQL Server Developer
11 24 (10.39%) Analyst
11 24 (10.39%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 19 (8.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (6.93%) Support Analyst
13 16 (6.93%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (6.49%) Senior Developer
15 13 (5.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (58.01%) .NET
2 97 (41.99%) ASP.NET
3 72 (31.17%) HTML
4 56 (24.24%) CSS
5 55 (23.81%) Web Services
6 52 (22.51%) jQuery
7 47 (20.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (19.05%) XML
9 37 (16.02%) WCF
10 35 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 28 (12.12%) .NET Framework
12 10 (4.33%) Ajax
12 10 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 10 (4.33%) CSS3
12 10 (4.33%) Entity Framework
13 9 (3.90%) Backbone.js
13 9 (3.90%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (3.90%) WPF
14 8 (3.46%) LINQ
15 7 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.82%) Clustering
2 18 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.79%) Replication
3 13 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.30%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.30%) W3C
7 2 (0.87%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.87%) Fintech
7 2 (0.87%) Statistics
7 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) CCTV
8 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.43%) Life Science
8 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.43%) PDA
8 1 (0.43%) SCADA
8 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.38%) Windows
2 11 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.90%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.16%) Linux
6 2 (0.87%) Solaris
6 2 (0.87%) Unix
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.50%) MVC
2 36 (15.58%) OO
3 32 (13.85%) Mentoring
3 32 (13.85%) SDLC
4 31 (13.42%) Release Management
4 31 (13.42%) SOA
4 31 (13.42%) Wealth Management
5 30 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (12.55%) Performance Tuning
7 28 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (11.69%) ETL
9 17 (7.36%) Project Management
10 16 (6.93%) CRM
11 14 (6.06%) Coaching
11 14 (6.06%) High Availability
11 14 (6.06%) Scrum
11 14 (6.06%) Web Development
12 12 (5.19%) Data Modelling
12 12 (5.19%) Patch Management
12 12 (5.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 196 (84.85%) SQL
2 118 (51.08%) C#
3 98 (42.42%) T-SQL
4 69 (29.87%) JavaScript
5 49 (21.21%) VB.NET
6 18 (7.79%) VB
7 9 (3.90%) VBA
8 8 (3.46%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.03%) Java
10 3 (1.30%) C
10 3 (1.30%) Tcl
11 2 (0.87%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 2 (0.87%) XPath
12 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (20.78%) Degree
2 40 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (16.45%) MCSD
4 7 (3.03%) ISEB
4 7 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.03%) MCAD
4 7 (3.03%) MCP
4 7 (3.03%) MCTS
5 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) MCSA
6 1 (0.43%) MCSE
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.33%) QA
2 6 (2.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.87%) vSphere
4 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 120 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.90%) VMware
3 7 (3.03%) Cognos
3 7 (3.03%) SAP
4 6 (2.60%) PayPal
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle
6 3 (1.30%) Citrix
6 3 (1.30%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.87%) Cisco
7 2 (0.87%) CommVault
7 2 (0.87%) EMC
7 2 (0.87%) HP
7 2 (0.87%) IDERA
7 2 (0.87%) Siebel
7 2 (0.87%) SonicWALL
7 2 (0.87%) Telerik
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe
8 1 (0.43%) Finjan
8 1 (0.43%) NetApp
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: ''s negotiable + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus & more
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: holiday + more
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £37500 - £38500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago