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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 134 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 101 289 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.78% 5.81% 4.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.14% 17.17% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 95 267 176
Average salary £40,625 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
1645 1683 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.06% 33.86% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1375 1500 1173
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 -47 39 £40,000 +9.58% 2
West Bromwich - 23 £42,000 -
Warwickshire -32 13 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Staffordshire -35 12 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Solihull +13 5 £52,500 +31.25%
Worcestershire -19 3 £41,000 +20.58% 1
Coventry -27 3 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Wolverhampton -6 1 £36,500 -1.35%
Walsall -20 1 £40,000 +5.26%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 258 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 216 (83.72%) SQL
3 134 (51.94%) T-SQL
4 121 (46.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 119 (46.12%) .NET
6 118 (45.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 109 (42.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 104 (40.31%) C#
9 96 (37.21%) Microsoft
10 76 (29.46%) MVC
10 76 (29.46%) ETL
11 75 (29.07%) JavaScript
12 68 (26.36%) SQL Server 2005
13 65 (25.19%) HTML
13 65 (25.19%) ASP.NET
14 63 (24.42%) Visual Studio
15 61 (23.64%) CSS
16 57 (22.09%) .NET Framework
17 53 (20.54%) Windows
18 49 (18.99%) jQuery
19 46 (17.83%) VB.NET
20 45 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
21 44 (17.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 43 (16.67%) Web Services
23 41 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
24 40 (15.50%) Finance
25 39 (15.12%) Patch Management
26 35 (13.57%) SDLC
26 35 (13.57%) Relational Database
26 35 (13.57%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (9.30%) IIS
2 20 (7.75%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.26%) Node.js
4 9 (3.49%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.71%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.16%) CMS
8 3 (1.16%) MTS
9 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.39%) Kentico
10 1 (0.39%) SAS
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (12.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.88%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) SAP Business One
2 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.26%) Bluemix
2 11 (4.26%) IaaS
2 11 (4.26%) PaaS
3 5 (1.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.43%) Kerberos
2 5 (1.94%) DHCP
2 5 (1.94%) DNS
3 4 (1.55%) Firewall
3 4 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.16%) SAN
4 3 (1.16%) VPN
5 2 (0.78%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.39%) Extranet
6 1 (0.39%) Intranet
6 1 (0.39%) NAS
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 121 (46.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 118 (45.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 109 (42.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (26.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 44 (17.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (13.57%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (13.57%) Relational Database
8 22 (8.53%) Power BI
9 18 (6.98%) RDBMS
9 18 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (6.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 13 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (4.65%) NoSQL
13 11 (4.26%) CouchDB
13 11 (4.26%) MongoDB
13 11 (4.26%) QlikView
14 9 (3.49%) OLAP
15 7 (2.71%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (2.71%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 63 (24.42%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.81%) ReSharper
4 7 (2.71%) JSUnit
5 4 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.55%) Jasmine
5 4 (1.55%) Mocha
5 4 (1.55%) Protractor
5 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.55%) Subversion
6 3 (1.16%) Moq
6 3 (1.16%) NUnit
6 3 (1.16%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.78%) Toad
General
1 40 (15.50%) Finance
2 14 (5.43%) Automotive
3 12 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.49%) Retail
5 3 (1.16%) Law
5 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 142 (55.04%) Developer
2 73 (28.29%) .NET Developer
3 64 (24.81%) DBA
3 64 (24.81%) SQL DBA
4 63 (24.42%) SQL Developer
5 56 (21.71%) C# Developer
6 52 (20.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (13.18%) .NET Software Developer
8 33 (12.79%) SQL Server Developer
9 32 (12.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (12.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (11.63%) Software Developer
11 30 (11.63%) VB.NET Developer
12 28 (10.85%) C# Software Developer
13 25 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 25 (9.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 25 (9.69%) SQL Server DBA
14 18 (6.98%) Analyst
14 18 (6.98%) Web Developer
15 17 (6.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (46.12%) .NET
2 65 (25.19%) ASP.NET
2 65 (25.19%) HTML
3 61 (23.64%) CSS
4 57 (22.09%) .NET Framework
5 49 (18.99%) jQuery
6 43 (16.67%) Web Services
7 30 (11.63%) Ajax
8 28 (10.85%) HTML5
9 27 (10.47%) WCF
10 25 (9.69%) XML
11 24 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (8.53%) AngularJS
12 22 (8.53%) Entity Framework
13 21 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 19 (7.36%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (6.98%) CSS3
16 17 (6.59%) LINQ
17 15 (5.81%) Classic ASP
18 13 (5.04%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.30%) Clustering
2 9 (3.49%) Replication
3 7 (2.71%) User Experience
4 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.94%) Statistics
6 4 (1.55%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.78%) Fintech
8 2 (0.78%) Life Science
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.39%) FMCG
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.54%) Windows
2 16 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.10%) Android
4 8 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.55%) Linux
7 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.16%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (29.46%) ETL
1 76 (29.46%) MVC
2 45 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (15.12%) Patch Management
5 35 (13.57%) SDLC
6 24 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (9.30%) Scrum
7 22 (8.53%) Web Development
8 18 (6.98%) Mobile Development
8 18 (6.98%) SOA
9 17 (6.59%) TDD
10 15 (5.81%) OO
11 14 (5.43%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.04%) Project Management
12 13 (5.04%) Release Management
12 13 (5.04%) Wealth Management
13 12 (4.65%) Coaching
13 12 (4.65%) Data Modelling
13 12 (4.65%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 216 (83.72%) SQL
2 134 (51.94%) T-SQL
3 104 (40.31%) C#
4 75 (29.07%) JavaScript
5 46 (17.83%) VB.NET
6 20 (7.75%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.94%) VB
8 4 (1.55%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 4 (1.55%) XPath
9 3 (1.16%) Java
9 3 (1.16%) PHP
10 2 (0.78%) C
10 2 (0.78%) C++
10 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.78%) XAML
11 1 (0.39%) Tcl
11 1 (0.39%) VB6
11 1 (0.39%) VBA
11 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (12.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (10.47%) MCSD
3 14 (5.43%) MCAD
3 14 (5.43%) MCP
3 14 (5.43%) MCTS
4 12 (4.65%) Degree
5 3 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.78%) MCITP
6 2 (0.78%) MCSE
6 2 (0.78%) NCSA
6 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) CCA
7 1 (0.39%) CCNA
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 24 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.16%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.65%) IBM
3 9 (3.49%) VMware
4 5 (1.94%) Cisco
4 5 (1.94%) Citrix
4 5 (1.94%) SAP
5 3 (1.16%) HP
5 3 (1.16%) NetApp
5 3 (1.16%) Symantec
5 3 (1.16%) Telerik
6 2 (0.78%) Fujitsu
6 2 (0.78%) Nintex
6 2 (0.78%) Siebel
6 2 (0.78%) Tableau
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe
7 1 (0.39%) Avaya
7 1 (0.39%) iManage
7 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + flexi working, health, parking
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Warwick
Erin Associates Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 26 days ago