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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 282 236 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.91% 4.44% 6.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.55% 14.71% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 255 190 290
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1938 1604 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.72% 30.16% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1415 1454
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +6 92 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Staffordshire +1 53 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Warwickshire +9 47 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Coventry -13 25 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Solihull +1 12 £37,500 -6.25%
Worcestershire -25 9 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Walsall +1 6 £38,500 -23.00%
Shropshire +4 4 £29,750 -25.62% 1
Dudley +1 4 £30,000 -
Wolverhampton -4 3 £32,000 -8.57% 3
Herefordshire -8 2 £32,500 -13.33%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 476 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 298 (62.61%) SQL
3 251 (52.73%) .NET
4 204 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 203 (42.65%) C#
5 203 (42.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 189 (39.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 173 (36.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 155 (32.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 141 (29.62%) ASP.NET
10 139 (29.20%) T-SQL
11 137 (28.78%) HTML
12 134 (28.15%) Windows
13 131 (27.52%) JavaScript
14 120 (25.21%) MVC
15 114 (23.95%) .NET Framework
16 113 (23.74%) Business Intelligence
17 101 (21.22%) CSS
18 97 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
19 89 (18.70%) Visual Studio
20 87 (18.28%) MS Excel
20 87 (18.28%) jQuery
21 84 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 80 (16.81%) VB.NET
23 75 (15.76%) Oracle
24 73 (15.34%) Relational Database
25 66 (13.87%) Ajax
25 66 (13.87%) SharePoint
26 64 (13.45%) XML
27 63 (13.24%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 66 (13.87%) SharePoint
2 51 (10.71%) IIS
3 47 (9.87%) MS Exchange
4 32 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.89%) JBoss
11 9 (1.89%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.47%) Lync
13 4 (0.84%) CMS
14 3 (0.63%) Sitefinity
15 2 (0.42%) Drupal
16 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
16 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 87 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.67%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) SPSS
4 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (4.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 20 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.84%) Line 500
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (2.31%) Office 365
2 3 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.77%) SAN
2 23 (4.83%) LAN
2 23 (4.83%) WAN
3 21 (4.41%) Internet
4 20 (4.20%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.94%) DNS
6 13 (2.73%) VPN
7 12 (2.52%) DHCP
7 12 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (2.52%) NAS
7 12 (2.52%) WAAS
8 9 (1.89%) Intranet
8 9 (1.89%) Firewall
9 6 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.26%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.84%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.42%) Wireless
11 2 (0.42%) VoIP
12 1 (0.21%) FTP
12 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 203 (42.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 189 (39.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 173 (36.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 155 (32.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 84 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 73 (15.34%) Relational Database
8 30 (6.30%) Oracle Reports
8 30 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (5.46%) RDBMS
10 25 (5.25%) Data Mart
11 21 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 19 (3.99%) MS Access
12 19 (3.99%) Oracle Database
13 16 (3.36%) QlikView
13 16 (3.36%) OLAP
14 15 (3.15%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 15 (3.15%) Cognos Report Studio
15 14 (2.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 14 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 89 (18.70%) Visual Studio
2 58 (12.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (4.83%) ReSharper
4 22 (4.62%) Git (software)
5 18 (3.78%) Subversion
6 9 (1.89%) Maven
6 9 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.89%) Selenium
6 9 (1.89%) FitNesse
6 9 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.42%) MorphX
10 2 (0.42%) NUnit
11 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 60 (12.61%) Finance
2 25 (5.25%) Legal
3 24 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.36%) Billing
5 14 (2.94%) Law
6 7 (1.47%) Games
7 6 (1.26%) Banking
8 5 (1.05%) Retail
8 5 (1.05%) Advertising
9 4 (0.84%) Marketing
10 2 (0.42%) Automotive
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 281 (59.03%) Developer
2 82 (17.23%) Analyst
3 81 (17.02%) .NET Developer
4 65 (13.66%) SQL Developer
5 47 (9.87%) C# Developer
6 43 (9.03%) DBA
7 42 (8.82%) Web Developer
8 41 (8.61%) Senior Developer
9 39 (8.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 37 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 32 (6.72%) Applications Support
12 30 (6.30%) .NET Web Developer
13 27 (5.67%) Software Developer
14 25 (5.25%) Support Analyst
14 25 (5.25%) SQL DBA
15 23 (4.83%) C# Web Developer
16 22 (4.62%) Database Developer
17 21 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
17 21 (4.41%) VB.NET Developer
18 20 (4.20%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (52.73%) .NET
2 141 (29.62%) ASP.NET
3 137 (28.78%) HTML
4 114 (23.95%) .NET Framework
5 101 (21.22%) CSS
6 87 (18.28%) jQuery
7 66 (13.87%) Ajax
8 64 (13.45%) XML
9 47 (9.87%) Web Services
10 44 (9.24%) WCF
11 43 (9.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 36 (7.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (6.51%) LINQ
14 30 (6.30%) KnockoutJS
15 27 (5.67%) AngularJS
16 24 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (5.04%) HTML5
17 23 (4.83%) JSON
18 22 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 18 (3.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.57%) Clustering
3 15 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.52%) Mathematics
4 12 (2.52%) Celerra
4 12 (2.52%) CLARiiON
4 12 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.31%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.26%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.84%) Replication
8 4 (0.84%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.63%) Physics
9 3 (0.63%) Statistics
10 1 (0.21%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.21%) PDA
10 1 (0.21%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.21%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 134 (28.15%) Windows
2 56 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 14 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.73%) Linux
7 11 (2.31%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.89%) Android
9 6 (1.26%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) Debian
11 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (25.21%) MVC
2 113 (23.74%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (13.24%) ETL
5 59 (12.39%) OO
6 44 (9.24%) TDD
6 44 (9.24%) Web Development
7 30 (6.30%) Scrum
7 30 (6.30%) Performance Tuning
8 28 (5.88%) CRM
9 27 (5.67%) Data Analysis
10 25 (5.25%) ITIL
11 23 (4.83%) Data Management
12 22 (4.62%) Workflow
13 21 (4.41%) BDD
14 18 (3.78%) OOD
14 18 (3.78%) SOA
15 17 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (2.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 298 (62.61%) SQL
2 203 (42.65%) C#
3 139 (29.20%) T-SQL
4 131 (27.52%) JavaScript
5 80 (16.81%) VB.NET
6 42 (8.82%) VB
7 41 (8.61%) PL/SQL
8 31 (6.51%) PHP
9 19 (3.99%) Java
10 18 (3.78%) VB6
11 7 (1.47%) VBA
11 7 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.05%) XPath
12 5 (1.05%) X++
13 4 (0.84%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.84%) VBScript
14 3 (0.63%) Python
15 2 (0.42%) XAML
15 2 (0.42%) Delphi
16 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (11.34%) Degree
2 41 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.62%) MCTS
4 19 (3.99%) MCSD
5 18 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 16 (3.36%) MCSE
8 14 (2.94%) MCITP
8 14 (2.94%) CCA
8 14 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (2.52%) CCEA
9 12 (2.52%) NCDA
9 12 (2.52%) NCIE
9 12 (2.52%) VCAP
9 12 (2.52%) VTSP
9 12 (2.52%) CCIA
10 10 (2.10%) MCAD
11 9 (1.89%) MCP
11 9 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.84%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.09%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (11.34%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.77%) Hyper-V
3 31 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.99%) vSphere
5 12 (2.52%) vCloud
5 12 (2.52%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.10%) XenApp
7 6 (1.26%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.84%) XenServer
9 2 (0.42%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (2.10%) SCOM
2 9 (1.89%) SCCM
3 6 (1.26%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.26%) SCDPM
4 5 (1.05%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 204 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 75 (15.76%) Oracle
3 47 (9.87%) VMware
4 36 (7.56%) Citrix
5 28 (5.88%) Cognos
6 27 (5.67%) IBM
7 21 (4.41%) Cisco
8 19 (3.99%) HP
9 18 (3.78%) EMC
9 18 (3.78%) NetApp
10 12 (2.52%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.05%) Finjan
11 5 (1.05%) CommVault
12 4 (0.84%) Sage
12 4 (0.84%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.84%) Logi Analytics
12 4 (0.84%) Telerik
13 3 (0.63%) Business Objects
14 2 (0.42%) Adobe
14 2 (0.42%) Apple
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + care scheme, bonus etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, flexitime, pension etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pensions. bens, hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Progression
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwick
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago