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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 312 296 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.44% 5.66% 6.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.18% 17.30% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 283 239 271
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £45,000
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
1928 1711 1799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.59% 32.74% 37.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1717 1481 1611
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -1 99 £37,500 -1.31% 10
Staffordshire -5 52 £37,500 +25.00% 13
Warwickshire -3 50 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Coventry -10 36 £42,201 +25.04% 3
Walsall +7 15 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Worcestershire -16 11 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Shropshire +4 7 £30,000 -25.00%
Wolverhampton +3 7 £32,000 -8.57% 4
Solihull -11 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Dudley +4 3 £30,000 -16.66%
Herefordshire +3 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £40,000 -
West Bromwich +5 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 531 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 345 (64.97%) SQL
3 283 (53.30%) .NET
4 231 (43.50%) Microsoft
5 227 (42.75%) C#
6 210 (39.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 190 (35.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 189 (35.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 183 (34.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 164 (30.89%) Windows
11 163 (30.70%) T-SQL
12 154 (29.00%) ASP.NET
13 151 (28.44%) HTML
14 143 (26.93%) JavaScript
15 134 (25.24%) .NET Framework
16 130 (24.48%) MVC
17 126 (23.73%) CSS
18 113 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
19 112 (21.09%) Business Intelligence
20 103 (19.40%) jQuery
21 100 (18.83%) Visual Studio
22 96 (18.08%) MS Excel
23 90 (16.95%) VB.NET
24 84 (15.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 81 (15.25%) Ajax
26 80 (15.07%) Relational Database
27 76 (14.31%) SharePoint
28 75 (14.12%) OO
28 75 (14.12%) Oracle
29 69 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 76 (14.31%) SharePoint
2 63 (11.86%) IIS
3 52 (9.79%) MS Exchange
4 35 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (6.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 22 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.32%) Lync
13 4 (0.75%) JBoss
13 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.38%) SAS
14 2 (0.38%) Drupal
14 2 (0.38%) CMS
15 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Foundation
15 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 96 (18.08%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.90%) MS Office
3 4 (0.75%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.56%) SPSS
5 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 23 (4.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.20%) Office 365
2 16 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.72%) SAN
2 29 (5.46%) LAN
2 29 (5.46%) WAN
3 21 (3.95%) Internet
4 19 (3.58%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.20%) Firewall
6 16 (3.01%) VPN
6 16 (3.01%) NAS
7 15 (2.82%) DNS
8 12 (2.26%) WAAS
8 12 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (2.07%) DHCP
10 9 (1.69%) Intranet
11 6 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.13%) IP Telephony
12 4 (0.75%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.38%) Wireless
13 2 (0.38%) VoIP
14 1 (0.19%) SMTP
14 1 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 210 (39.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 190 (35.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 189 (35.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 183 (34.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 84 (15.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 80 (15.07%) Relational Database
8 36 (6.78%) RDBMS
9 26 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
11 24 (4.52%) Oracle Database
12 22 (4.14%) Data Mart
13 21 (3.95%) MS Access
14 20 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (2.82%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 15 (2.82%) Cognos Report Studio
16 14 (2.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 14 (2.64%) DB2
17 12 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
18 11 (2.07%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 100 (18.83%) Visual Studio
2 69 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (6.03%) ReSharper
4 22 (4.14%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.45%) Subversion
6 8 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.75%) Selenium
8 4 (0.75%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.75%) Maven
8 4 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.56%) NUnit
10 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.38%) MorphX
General
1 65 (12.24%) Finance
2 32 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.14%) Legal
4 13 (2.45%) Law
5 11 (2.07%) Billing
6 7 (1.32%) Advertising
6 7 (1.32%) Banking
7 6 (1.13%) Retail
8 5 (0.94%) Marketing
9 3 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 304 (57.25%) Developer
2 98 (18.46%) .NET Developer
3 94 (17.70%) Analyst
4 59 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 56 (10.55%) SQL Developer
6 50 (9.42%) Web Developer
7 48 (9.04%) DBA
8 47 (8.85%) Senior Developer
9 46 (8.66%) C# .NET Developer
10 43 (8.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 39 (7.34%) .NET Web Developer
11 39 (7.34%) Applications Support
12 32 (6.03%) C# Web Developer
13 30 (5.65%) SQL DBA
14 29 (5.46%) Administrator
14 29 (5.46%) Support Analyst
15 28 (5.27%) Software Developer
16 21 (3.95%) SQL Server DBA
16 21 (3.95%) Oracle DBA
16 21 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (53.30%) .NET
2 154 (29.00%) ASP.NET
3 151 (28.44%) HTML
4 134 (25.24%) .NET Framework
5 126 (23.73%) CSS
6 103 (19.40%) jQuery
7 81 (15.25%) Ajax
8 64 (12.05%) XML
9 60 (11.30%) WCF
10 56 (10.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 51 (9.60%) Web Services
12 43 (8.10%) LINQ
13 38 (7.16%) KnockoutJS
14 36 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (5.84%) JSON
17 28 (5.27%) AngularJS
18 23 (4.33%) HTML5
19 21 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 19 (3.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.01%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.45%) N-Tier
4 13 (2.45%) Clustering
5 12 (2.26%) CLARiiON
5 12 (2.26%) Celerra
6 11 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.51%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.75%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.56%) Statistics
10 3 (0.56%) Physics
11 2 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.38%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.38%) Replication
12 1 (0.19%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.19%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (0.19%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 164 (30.89%) Windows
2 69 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (4.14%) Linux
6 13 (2.45%) Windows 8
7 12 (2.26%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.07%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.69%) Android
10 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.75%) UNIX
11 4 (0.75%) Solaris
12 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (24.48%) MVC
2 113 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (21.09%) Business Intelligence
4 75 (14.12%) OO
5 59 (11.11%) ETL
6 48 (9.04%) TDD
7 47 (8.85%) Web Development
8 40 (7.53%) Scrum
9 29 (5.46%) BDD
9 29 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
10 27 (5.08%) CRM
11 26 (4.90%) ITIL
11 26 (4.90%) OOD
12 23 (4.33%) Data Analysis
12 23 (4.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 20 (3.77%) Data Management
13 20 (3.77%) Workflow
13 20 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
14 19 (3.58%) SOA
15 16 (3.01%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 345 (64.97%) SQL
2 227 (42.75%) C#
3 163 (30.70%) T-SQL
4 143 (26.93%) JavaScript
5 90 (16.95%) VB.NET
6 50 (9.42%) PL/SQL
7 46 (8.66%) VB
8 30 (5.65%) PHP
9 20 (3.77%) VB6
10 14 (2.64%) Java
11 7 (1.32%) VBA
11 7 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.94%) XPath
12 5 (0.94%) X++
12 5 (0.94%) VBScript
13 4 (0.75%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.38%) XAML
15 1 (0.19%) Korn
15 1 (0.19%) C
15 1 (0.19%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 53 (9.98%) Degree
2 47 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (5.08%) MCTS
4 23 (4.33%) MCSD
5 22 (4.14%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (3.39%) MCSE
7 16 (3.01%) CCA
7 16 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (2.82%) MCAD
9 14 (2.64%) MCP
9 14 (2.64%) MCITP
10 12 (2.26%) CCEA
10 12 (2.26%) NCDA
10 12 (2.26%) NCIE
10 12 (2.26%) VCAP
10 12 (2.26%) VTSP
10 12 (2.26%) CCIA
11 8 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 42 (7.91%) Hyper-V
3 35 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (3.77%) vSphere
5 13 (2.45%) XenDesktop
5 13 (2.45%) XenApp
6 12 (2.26%) vCloud
7 6 (1.13%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.56%) XenServer
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.51%) SCCM
1 8 (1.51%) SCOM
2 6 (1.13%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.13%) SCDPM
3 5 (0.94%) MAILsweeper
3 5 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 231 (43.50%) Microsoft
2 75 (14.12%) Oracle
3 55 (10.36%) VMware
4 40 (7.53%) Citrix
5 29 (5.46%) Cognos
6 27 (5.08%) IBM
7 24 (4.52%) Cisco
8 23 (4.33%) NetApp
9 20 (3.77%) HP
10 18 (3.39%) EMC
11 12 (2.26%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.13%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.94%) CommVault
13 5 (0.94%) Finjan
14 4 (0.75%) DevExpress
14 4 (0.75%) Telerik
14 4 (0.75%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.56%) Nintex
16 2 (0.38%) Tableau
16 2 (0.38%) Facebook
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