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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 55 60 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 240 193 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.28% 3.55% 7.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.83% 12.29% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 219 165 331
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1870 1571 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.39% 28.87% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1395 1434
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 64 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Staffordshire +9 59 £34,750 +1.45% 7
Warwickshire +16 39 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Solihull +18 21 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Coventry -14 11 £39,500 +1.28% 6
Worcestershire -22 11 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Wolverhampton +4 6 £31,500 -14.86% 2
Herefordshire -8 4 £31,500 -16.00%
Dudley -1 3 £30,000 -
Shropshire 0 2 £29,750 -25.62% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £29,000 - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 434 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 263 (60.60%) SQL
3 225 (51.84%) .NET
4 193 (44.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 191 (44.01%) Microsoft
6 185 (42.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 183 (42.17%) C#
8 166 (38.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 140 (32.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 129 (29.72%) ASP.NET
11 120 (27.65%) Business Intelligence
12 118 (27.19%) HTML
12 118 (27.19%) JavaScript
13 111 (25.58%) T-SQL
14 108 (24.88%) Windows
14 108 (24.88%) MVC
15 93 (21.43%) .NET Framework
16 88 (20.28%) VB.NET
17 83 (19.12%) CSS
18 82 (18.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 80 (18.43%) MS Excel
20 78 (17.97%) jQuery
21 73 (16.82%) Visual Studio
22 67 (15.44%) Oracle
23 65 (14.98%) Relational Database
24 64 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
25 60 (13.82%) XML
26 58 (13.36%) ETL
27 57 (13.13%) Finance
28 54 (12.44%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (12.44%) SharePoint
2 37 (8.53%) IIS
3 32 (7.37%) MS Exchange
4 23 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (3.69%) Tomcat
7 14 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.61%) Lync
12 5 (1.15%) CMS
12 5 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.15%) Node.js
13 3 (0.69%) Sitefinity
14 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.46%) Drupal
15 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 80 (18.43%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (6.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 14 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.07%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.92%) Line 500
7 2 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.38%) Office 365
2 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.84%) SAN
2 17 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.23%) LAN
3 14 (3.23%) WAN
4 13 (3.00%) DHCP
4 13 (3.00%) Internet
5 11 (2.53%) WAAS
5 11 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (2.30%) VPN
6 10 (2.30%) DNS
7 7 (1.61%) Firewall
8 6 (1.38%) NAS
9 5 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.15%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.92%) Intranet
11 3 (0.69%) IPv4
12 2 (0.46%) VoIP
12 2 (0.46%) Wireless
12 2 (0.46%) DDNS
12 2 (0.46%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 193 (44.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 185 (42.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 166 (38.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 140 (32.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 82 (18.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 65 (14.98%) Relational Database
8 35 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
10 24 (5.53%) SQL Server 2000
11 22 (5.07%) Data Mart
12 20 (4.61%) QlikView
13 19 (4.38%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 19 (4.38%) Cognos Report Studio
14 18 (4.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 17 (3.92%) RDBMS
16 14 (3.23%) DB2
16 14 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (3.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 73 (16.82%) Visual Studio
2 34 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (6.22%) Git (software)
4 22 (5.07%) Subversion
5 13 (3.00%) Maven
5 13 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.00%) Eclipse
5 13 (3.00%) Selenium
5 13 (3.00%) FitNesse
6 11 (2.53%) ReSharper
7 6 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.46%) NUnit
9 2 (0.46%) MorphX
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 57 (13.13%) Finance
2 26 (5.99%) Legal
3 18 (4.15%) Billing
4 15 (3.46%) Law
5 14 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.53%) Games
7 10 (2.30%) Retail
8 3 (0.69%) Advertising
8 3 (0.69%) Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 264 (60.83%) Developer
2 93 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 68 (15.67%) Analyst
4 63 (14.52%) SQL Developer
5 46 (10.60%) C# Developer
6 41 (9.45%) DBA
7 39 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (8.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 37 (8.53%) Web Developer
9 33 (7.60%) ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (6.91%) Software Developer
11 28 (6.45%) Senior Developer
12 25 (5.76%) Support Analyst
12 25 (5.76%) SQL DBA
12 25 (5.76%) VB.NET Developer
13 24 (5.53%) Administrator
13 24 (5.53%) Applications Support
14 23 (5.30%) Database Developer
15 22 (5.07%) .NET Web Developer
16 19 (4.38%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (51.84%) .NET
2 129 (29.72%) ASP.NET
3 118 (27.19%) HTML
4 93 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 83 (19.12%) CSS
6 78 (17.97%) jQuery
7 60 (13.82%) XML
8 53 (12.21%) Ajax
9 41 (9.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 37 (8.53%) Web Services
11 29 (6.68%) WCF
12 27 (6.22%) AngularJS
13 22 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 22 (5.07%) HTML5
13 22 (5.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 21 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (4.15%) JSON
16 17 (3.92%) LINQ
16 17 (3.92%) SOAP
16 17 (3.92%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.92%) Mathematics
3 14 (3.23%) Clustering
4 11 (2.53%) N-Tier
4 11 (2.53%) Celerra
4 11 (2.53%) CLARiiON
5 10 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.61%) Replication
9 6 (1.38%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.69%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.69%) Physics
11 2 (0.46%) iPhone
12 1 (0.23%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.23%) Wiki
12 1 (0.23%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.23%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (0.23%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 108 (24.88%) Windows
2 43 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (6.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (6.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (3.46%) Windows 8
4 15 (3.46%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.61%) Linux
5 7 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.38%) Android
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (27.65%) Business Intelligence
2 108 (24.88%) MVC
3 64 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (13.36%) ETL
5 41 (9.45%) Web Development
6 36 (8.29%) OO
7 35 (8.06%) TDD
8 27 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (5.76%) ITIL
10 23 (5.30%) Data Analysis
11 22 (5.07%) Data Management
11 22 (5.07%) Workflow
11 22 (5.07%) CRM
12 20 (4.61%) Scrum
13 18 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (3.23%) Unit Testing
15 13 (3.00%) Multithreading
16 12 (2.76%) Software Engineering
16 12 (2.76%) Data Modelling
17 11 (2.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 263 (60.60%) SQL
2 183 (42.17%) C#
3 118 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 111 (25.58%) T-SQL
5 88 (20.28%) VB.NET
6 40 (9.22%) VB
7 31 (7.14%) PHP
8 27 (6.22%) PL/SQL
9 22 (5.07%) Java
10 16 (3.69%) VB6
11 5 (1.15%) XPath
11 5 (1.15%) X++
11 5 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.92%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.92%) VBA
12 4 (0.92%) VBScript
13 3 (0.69%) Python
14 2 (0.46%) XAML
14 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 54 (12.44%) Degree
2 31 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (3.00%) MCTS
4 13 (3.00%) CCA
4 13 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (2.76%) MCSE
6 11 (2.53%) CCEA
6 11 (2.53%) MCITP
6 11 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.53%) NCDA
6 11 (2.53%) NCIE
6 11 (2.53%) VCAP
6 11 (2.53%) VTSP
6 11 (2.53%) CCIA
6 11 (2.53%) MCSD
7 9 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.46%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.37%) Hyper-V
3 18 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.92%) vSphere
5 11 (2.53%) vCloud
5 11 (2.53%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.15%) XenServer
6 5 (1.15%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.92%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (2.53%) SCOM
2 10 (2.30%) SCCM
3 6 (1.38%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.15%) SCDPM
5 4 (0.92%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 191 (44.01%) Microsoft
2 67 (15.44%) Oracle
3 34 (7.83%) Cognos
4 29 (6.68%) IBM
4 29 (6.68%) VMware
5 26 (5.99%) Citrix
6 18 (4.15%) Cisco
7 16 (3.69%) EMC
8 13 (3.00%) JBoss
9 11 (2.53%) HP
9 11 (2.53%) NetApp
9 11 (2.53%) 3PAR
10 8 (1.84%) Logi Analytics
11 4 (0.92%) Finjan
11 4 (0.92%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.92%) Tableau
11 4 (0.92%) CommVault
11 4 (0.92%) Sage
12 3 (0.69%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.69%) Business Objects
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago