Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 132 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 -50 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 72 89 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.87% 1.90% 2.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.17% 8.32% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 60 79 117
Birmingham median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £30,450 £31,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1004 1070 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.12% 22.84% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 890 915 862
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +1.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £25,775
90th Percentile £67,625 £62,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (65.28%) SQL
3 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (43.06%) Windows
6 30 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 25 (34.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 23 (31.94%) C#
9 23 (31.94%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (30.56%) T-SQL
10 22 (30.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (27.78%) .NET
12 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (20.83%) ETL
14 14 (19.44%) Cisco
14 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
14 14 (19.44%) Business Continuity
15 13 (18.06%) Web Services
15 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
15 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (16.67%) Oracle
16 12 (16.67%) Retail
17 11 (15.28%) Clustering
17 11 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (15.28%) DTS
17 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
17 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (13.89%) Mentoring

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.72%) Apache
2 7 (9.72%) IIS
2 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.94%) SAS
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.94%) Office 365
4 3 (4.17%) SaaS
5 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.39%) IaaS
5 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) VPN
2 8 (11.11%) Firewall
2 8 (11.11%) LAN
2 8 (11.11%) WAN
3 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.33%) DHCP
4 6 (8.33%) SAN
4 6 (8.33%) VLAN
5 4 (5.56%) Internet
5 4 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.17%) DNS
7 2 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (34.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (30.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (15.28%) DTS
8 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (12.50%) Power BI
9 9 (12.50%) QlikView
9 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
11 6 (8.33%) RDBMS
11 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
12 5 (6.94%) Redis
13 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.39%) Ant
General
1 12 (16.67%) Retail
2 8 (11.11%) Legal
3 7 (9.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) DBA
3 11 (15.28%) SQL DBA
4 8 (11.11%) Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (9.72%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (9.72%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Integration Developer
6 6 (8.33%) ServiceNow Developer
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.56%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
8 4 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
8 4 (5.56%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) Web Services
3 10 (13.89%) MDX
4 9 (12.50%) XML
5 6 (8.33%) HTML
5 6 (8.33%) JSON
5 6 (8.33%) LINQ
5 6 (8.33%) REST
5 6 (8.33%) SOAP
5 6 (8.33%) XSLT
6 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.17%) CSS
7 3 (4.17%) Polymer
7 3 (4.17%) RESTful
8 1 (1.39%) Angular 2
8 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.39%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Clustering
2 7 (9.72%) Handset
3 5 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) BBC
5 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.17%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 24 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.72%) CentOS
5 7 (9.72%) Linux
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (20.83%) ETL
3 14 (19.44%) Business Continuity
4 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 9 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 9 (12.50%) SOA
6 8 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
6 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Business Continuity Planning
7 7 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.72%) MVC
7 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.72%) Time Management
8 6 (8.33%) Data Transformation
8 6 (8.33%) Database Security
8 6 (8.33%) ITIL
8 6 (8.33%) Service Management
8 6 (8.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 47 (65.28%) SQL
2 23 (31.94%) C#
3 22 (30.56%) T-SQL
4 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.17%) C
7 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) CCNA
1 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.17%) MCSA
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (9.72%) vSphere
3 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) vCenter Server
2 5 (6.94%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.94%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.44%) Cisco
3 12 (16.67%) Oracle
4 10 (13.89%) VMware
5 9 (12.50%) Tableau
6 7 (9.72%) Juniper
6 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.33%) ServiceNow
8 5 (6.94%) Cognos
8 5 (6.94%) Symantec
9 3 (4.17%) Civica
10 2 (2.78%) EqualLogic
10 2 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (2.78%) Synology
10 2 (2.78%) Veeam
11 1 (1.39%) RedGate
11 1 (1.39%) SAP