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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / West Midlands
Rank 140 100 36
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -64
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 74 124 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 2.38% 5.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.64% 8.01% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 117 280
Median salary £41,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
1311 1548 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.93% 29.73% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1272 1538
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +3 27 £41,250 +43.47% 1
Birmingham -33 15 £48,750 +30.00% 2
Warwickshire +22 11 £37,500 +7.14%
Coventry +22 10 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Walsall +19 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Solihull -6 3 £34,000 -12.25% 1
Worcestershire -12 2 £38,250 +33.04% 1
Herefordshire -26 1 £45,000 +8.43%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 197 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 157 (79.70%) SQL
3 105 (53.30%) Microsoft
4 96 (48.73%) .NET
5 82 (41.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 80 (40.61%) C#
7 73 (37.06%) Windows
8 69 (35.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 61 (30.96%) ASP.NET
10 59 (29.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (24.37%) MVC
12 46 (23.35%) JavaScript
13 44 (22.34%) VB.NET
14 42 (21.32%) T-SQL
14 42 (21.32%) Windows Server
15 41 (20.81%) HTML
16 39 (19.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 38 (19.29%) SDLC
18 35 (17.77%) Web Services
19 33 (16.75%) XML
19 33 (16.75%) Performance Tuning
20 32 (16.24%) Relational Database
20 32 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (15.74%) .NET Framework
22 27 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
23 26 (13.20%) Data Warehouse
24 25 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
24 25 (12.69%) CSS
24 25 (12.69%) Visual Studio
24 25 (12.69%) IIS

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 25 (12.69%) IIS
2 7 (3.55%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.55%) Umbraco
3 6 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.52%) CMS
5 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.51%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) FastStats
4 1 (0.51%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.54%) Office 365
4 2 (1.02%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.12%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.57%) DHCP
3 8 (4.06%) DNS
4 7 (3.55%) Firewall
5 6 (3.05%) VPN
6 5 (2.54%) LAN
6 5 (2.54%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.54%) WAN
7 3 (1.52%) SAN
8 2 (1.02%) Internet
8 2 (1.02%) Intranet
8 2 (1.02%) Wireless
9 1 (0.51%) Network Security
9 1 (0.51%) Skype
9 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 82 (41.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 69 (35.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 59 (29.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (19.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (16.24%) Relational Database
7 26 (13.20%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (10.66%) SQL Server 2000
9 18 (9.14%) MySQL
9 18 (9.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (8.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (5.58%) RDBMS
11 11 (5.58%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (4.06%) MongoDB
12 8 (4.06%) NoSQL
13 7 (3.55%) Power BI
14 5 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (2.54%) DB2
15 3 (1.52%) OLAP
15 3 (1.52%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 25 (12.69%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.05%) JIRA
4 6 (3.05%) Subversion
General
1 23 (11.68%) Finance
2 13 (6.60%) Law
3 8 (4.06%) Automotive
4 6 (3.05%) Legal
5 3 (1.52%) Advertising
5 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (55.33%) Developer
2 60 (30.46%) .NET Developer
3 53 (26.90%) C# Developer
4 37 (18.78%) Analyst
4 37 (18.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (18.27%) SQL Developer
6 31 (15.74%) Senior Developer
6 31 (15.74%) Support Analyst
7 29 (14.72%) VB.NET Developer
8 27 (13.71%) DBA
9 26 (13.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (13.20%) SQL DBA
10 21 (10.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (8.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (8.12%) SQL Analyst
12 16 (8.12%) SQL Support Analyst
13 15 (7.61%) Senior .NET Developer
13 15 (7.61%) Technical Support
14 14 (7.11%) Senior C# Developer
14 14 (7.11%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (48.73%) .NET
2 61 (30.96%) ASP.NET
3 41 (20.81%) HTML
4 35 (17.77%) Web Services
5 33 (16.75%) XML
6 31 (15.74%) .NET Framework
7 25 (12.69%) CSS
8 21 (10.66%) jQuery
9 20 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (8.12%) WPF
11 13 (6.60%) WCF
12 12 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (5.08%) Entity Framework
13 10 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (4.57%) Backbone.js
14 9 (4.57%) EDI
15 8 (4.06%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (3.55%) Ajax
16 7 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (3.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.08%) Clustering
2 9 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.54%) iPad
5 5 (2.54%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.03%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) Blog
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.51%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 73 (37.06%) Windows
2 42 (21.32%) Windows Server
3 24 (12.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.58%) Windows Vista
6 11 (5.58%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.54%) Linux
8 4 (2.03%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.51%) Solaris
9 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.37%) MVC
2 38 (19.29%) SDLC
3 33 (16.75%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.15%) Logistics
7 18 (9.14%) TDD
8 16 (8.12%) Coaching
9 14 (7.11%) CRM
9 14 (7.11%) Mentoring
10 12 (6.09%) Microservices
10 12 (6.09%) OO
10 12 (6.09%) SOLID
11 11 (5.58%) Line Management
11 11 (5.58%) Release Management
11 11 (5.58%) SOA
11 11 (5.58%) Ticket Management
11 11 (5.58%) Wealth Management
12 10 (5.08%) Web Development
13 9 (4.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 157 (79.70%) SQL
2 80 (40.61%) C#
3 46 (23.35%) JavaScript
4 44 (22.34%) VB.NET
5 42 (21.32%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.55%) VB
7 4 (2.03%) XPath
8 3 (1.52%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.51%) VBA
9 1 (0.51%) X++
Qualifications
1 27 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.14%) MCSD
3 14 (7.11%) Degree
4 9 (4.57%) MCTS
5 8 (4.06%) MCSE
6 7 (3.55%) MCAD
6 7 (3.55%) MCP
6 7 (3.55%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.05%) MCSA
8 5 (2.54%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.02%) CCA
9 2 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.02%) MCITP
9 2 (1.02%) PMP
9 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.52%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.02%) XenApp
5 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.51%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.51%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 105 (53.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.08%) Oracle
3 7 (3.55%) Citrix
3 7 (3.55%) VMware
4 6 (3.05%) Cognos
4 6 (3.05%) PayPal
5 5 (2.54%) IBM
6 3 (1.52%) Cisco
7 2 (1.02%) CommVault
7 2 (1.02%) EMC
7 2 (1.02%) HP
7 2 (1.02%) Meraki
7 2 (1.02%) Tableau
8 1 (0.51%) Capita
8 1 (0.51%) Finjan
8 1 (0.51%) Google
8 1 (0.51%) NetApp
8 1 (0.51%) SonicWALL
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago