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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 230 194 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.34% 3.93% 5.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.87% 12.37% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 210 170 253
Average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1787 1568 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.75% 31.77% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1337 1475
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 -24 47 £43,750 +9.37% 5
Staffordshire +3 45 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Warwickshire -1 40 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Coventry -1 22 £25,000 -25.92% 1
Worcestershire +12 21 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Solihull +6 12 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Wolverhampton +17 11 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Shropshire -10 5 £31,000 +24.00%
West Bromwich +9 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Sutton Coldfield -5 2 £37,500 +29.31%
Dudley -8 2 £31,250 +13.63%
Walsall -6 1 £33,000 +4.76%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 507 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 348 (68.64%) SQL
3 264 (52.07%) .NET
4 252 (49.70%) Microsoft
5 237 (46.75%) C#
6 194 (38.26%) Windows
7 185 (36.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 182 (35.90%) ASP.NET
9 171 (33.73%) JavaScript
10 168 (33.14%) T-SQL
11 167 (32.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 164 (32.35%) CSS
13 155 (30.57%) HTML
14 150 (29.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 131 (25.84%) jQuery
16 127 (25.05%) MS Excel
17 126 (24.85%) MVC
18 121 (23.87%) .NET Framework
19 116 (22.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 102 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
21 98 (19.33%) WCF
22 91 (17.95%) Visual Studio
23 85 (16.77%) OO
24 81 (15.98%) Web Services
24 81 (15.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 81 (15.98%) Windows Server 2008
25 78 (15.38%) Ajax
25 78 (15.38%) VB.NET
26 69 (13.61%) SharePoint
26 69 (13.61%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 69 (13.61%) SharePoint
2 56 (11.05%) IIS
3 48 (9.47%) MS Exchange
4 39 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 37 (7.30%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (4.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 20 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.58%) DNN
10 8 (1.58%) CMS
10 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.99%) Node.js
12 4 (0.79%) OpenEdge
12 4 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.79%) Apache
12 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 127 (25.05%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.71%) MS Office
3 8 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.18%) MS Project
5 5 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.79%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (3.75%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (2.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (2.17%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.13%) Office 365
2 21 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.94%) SaaS
4 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.90%) Firewall
2 31 (6.11%) SAN
3 20 (3.94%) LAN
3 20 (3.94%) WAN
4 18 (3.55%) VPN
5 17 (3.35%) DNS
5 17 (3.35%) NAS
6 16 (3.16%) DHCP
7 13 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.17%) SSL
9 6 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.79%) Internet
11 3 (0.59%) Extranet
11 3 (0.59%) Network Security
12 2 (0.39%) Wireless
12 2 (0.39%) Intranet
12 2 (0.39%) SMTP
12 2 (0.39%) PuTTY
13 1 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 185 (36.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 167 (32.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 150 (29.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 116 (22.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 81 (15.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 64 (12.62%) Relational Database
8 40 (7.89%) RDBMS
9 34 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (4.73%) SQL Server 2000
11 23 (4.54%) MS Access
12 22 (4.34%) Oracle Database
13 13 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (2.56%) Data Mining
14 10 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.78%) Data Mart
16 7 (1.38%) OLAP
17 6 (1.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 5 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 91 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 43 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.93%) ReSharper
4 15 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (2.56%) Subversion
6 5 (0.99%) NUnit
7 4 (0.79%) JIRA
7 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.59%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.59%) Toad
9 2 (0.39%) Liquibase
9 2 (0.39%) MSTest
10 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.20%) Xcode
10 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (9.66%) Finance
2 17 (3.35%) Advertising
3 16 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.76%) Back Office
4 14 (2.76%) Retail
5 12 (2.37%) Law
6 11 (2.17%) Marketing
7 10 (1.97%) Billing
8 7 (1.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Front Office
9 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 291 (57.40%) Developer
2 111 (21.89%) .NET Developer
3 76 (14.99%) C# Developer
4 67 (13.21%) Analyst
5 64 (12.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (11.64%) DBA
7 48 (9.47%) SQL DBA
8 44 (8.68%) Administrator
8 44 (8.68%) Web Developer
9 42 (8.28%) SQL Developer
10 40 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
11 39 (7.69%) Senior Developer
12 32 (6.31%) SQL Server DBA
13 29 (5.72%) Lead Developer
14 28 (5.52%) Junior
14 28 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 28 (5.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (4.93%) Junior Developer
16 23 (4.54%) Server Administrator
17 22 (4.34%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (52.07%) .NET
2 182 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 164 (32.35%) CSS
4 155 (30.57%) HTML
5 131 (25.84%) jQuery
6 121 (23.87%) .NET Framework
7 98 (19.33%) WCF
8 81 (15.98%) Web Services
9 78 (15.38%) Ajax
10 67 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 58 (11.44%) XML
12 53 (10.45%) Entity Framework
13 50 (9.86%) LINQ
14 37 (7.30%) HTML5
15 36 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 31 (6.11%) CSS3
17 26 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
18 24 (4.73%) JSON
19 21 (4.14%) WF
20 19 (3.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.76%) Replication
4 11 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 11 (2.17%) W3C
4 11 (2.17%) User Experience
5 10 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.58%) Clustering
6 8 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.58%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.58%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.18%) Statistics
8 4 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.39%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.39%) Handset
9 2 (0.39%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.20%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.20%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 194 (38.26%) Windows
2 81 (15.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (9.27%) Linux
4 35 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (3.75%) UNIX
6 19 (3.75%) Solaris
7 14 (2.76%) Apple iOS
8 11 (2.17%) Android
9 8 (1.58%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.38%) CentOS
11 6 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (24.85%) MVC
2 102 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (16.77%) OO
4 69 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (8.28%) Scrum
6 41 (8.09%) CRM
7 37 (7.30%) TDD
8 36 (7.10%) Mentoring
9 31 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
9 31 (6.11%) Web Development
10 30 (5.92%) Mobile Development
11 27 (5.33%) Software Engineering
12 26 (5.13%) ITIL
13 25 (4.93%) Time Management
14 23 (4.54%) Migration
15 22 (4.34%) Project Management
16 21 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (3.94%) Workflow
17 20 (3.94%) ETL
17 20 (3.94%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 348 (68.64%) SQL
2 237 (46.75%) C#
3 171 (33.73%) JavaScript
4 168 (33.14%) T-SQL
5 78 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 59 (11.64%) PL/SQL
7 40 (7.89%) VB
8 14 (2.76%) VB6
9 11 (2.17%) PHP
10 10 (1.97%) C
10 10 (1.97%) Java
10 10 (1.97%) VBA
11 9 (1.78%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.58%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.58%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.99%) VBScript
14 2 (0.39%) Perl
14 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (5.92%) Degree
3 24 (4.73%) MCTS
4 23 (4.54%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.14%) MCP
6 20 (3.94%) MCAD
6 20 (3.94%) MCSD
7 18 (3.55%) MCSA
7 18 (3.55%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.76%) MCSE
9 12 (2.37%) MCITP
9 12 (2.37%) CCA
9 12 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.39%) CCNA
14 2 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.97%) SLA
2 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.39%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 32 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.55%) vSphere
5 7 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.18%) XenApp
7 5 (0.99%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
3 1 (0.20%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 252 (49.70%) Microsoft
2 58 (11.44%) VMware
3 43 (8.48%) Oracle
4 27 (5.33%) Red Hat
5 25 (4.93%) Citrix
5 25 (4.93%) Cisco
6 14 (2.76%) Business Objects
7 12 (2.37%) NetApp
8 11 (2.17%) Google
9 9 (1.78%) Telerik
10 7 (1.38%) Cognos
10 7 (1.38%) Juniper
11 6 (1.18%) Dell
11 6 (1.18%) Symantec
11 6 (1.18%) Tableau
12 4 (0.79%) Brocade
12 4 (0.79%) EMC
13 3 (0.59%) Apple
13 3 (0.59%) Nintex
14 2 (0.39%) Xamarin
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