The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 17 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.92% 1.10% 6.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.25% 4.55% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 14
Average salary £36,750 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

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 Worcestershire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
99 44 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 43.23% 24.31% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 93 36 120
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Worcestershire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Evesham - 10 £38,750 -
Worcester -3 7 £34,000 -24.44%
Redditch - 6 £40,000 -
Bromsgrove - 2 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (86.11%) SQL
3 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET
4 22 (61.11%) .NET
5 21 (58.33%) CSS
5 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 21 (58.33%) jQuery
6 19 (52.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 18 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (44.44%) C#
8 16 (44.44%) HTML
8 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
9 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
10 12 (33.33%) MVC
10 12 (33.33%) Ajax
11 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (27.78%) Apple iOS
12 10 (27.78%) SaaS
12 10 (27.78%) Backbone.js
12 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (25.00%) Web Services
13 9 (25.00%) XML
13 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
13 9 (25.00%) WCF
13 9 (25.00%) WPF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) LAN
1 4 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) SMTP
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (52.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.78%) BODI
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) .NET Developer
3 16 (44.44%) SQL Developer
4 11 (30.56%) C# Developer
4 11 (30.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Junior
9 2 (5.56%) Junior C# Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Junior Developer
9 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) IT Support
9 2 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) .NET
1 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET
2 21 (58.33%) CSS
2 21 (58.33%) jQuery
3 16 (44.44%) HTML
4 12 (33.33%) Ajax
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (27.78%) Backbone.js
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (25.00%) WCF
6 9 (25.00%) WPF
6 9 (25.00%) Web Services
6 9 (25.00%) XML
7 6 (16.67%) JSON
8 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (11.11%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.67%) Android
3 5 (13.89%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 12 (33.33%) MVC
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) OO
5 6 (16.67%) Mobile Development
5 6 (16.67%) Android Development
6 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) OOD
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.78%) ETL
9 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.78%) Data Architecture
9 1 (2.78%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) SQL
2 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 16 (44.44%) C#
5 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 6 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 3 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) MCSA
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Dell
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Business Objects