Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 146 98
Rank change year-on-year +19 -48 -49
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 57 49 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.55% 1.17% 2.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.38% 5.07% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 41 48 106
Birmingham median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,600 £28,375
90th Percentile £63,000 £56,250 £53,750
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 893 966 1,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 24.29% 23.10% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 761 849 913
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,054
% change year-on-year - +2.42% +4.14%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (54.39%) SQL
3 30 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (45.61%) T-SQL
5 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
6 24 (42.11%) Windows
7 20 (35.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 18 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (24.56%) Time Management
11 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
12 13 (22.81%) Web Services
12 13 (22.81%) C#
12 13 (22.81%) .NET
13 12 (21.05%) XML
13 12 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (21.05%) ETL
13 12 (21.05%) Firewall
13 12 (21.05%) VMware
14 11 (19.30%) Business Continuity
14 11 (19.30%) Finance
14 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
15 10 (17.54%) Oracle
16 9 (15.79%) VB.NET

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 (22.81%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (12.28%) Apache
3 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (7.02%) SAS
6 3 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (7.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (8.77%) Office 365
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Firewall
2 8 (14.04%) SAN
3 5 (8.77%) DNS
3 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (35.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (15.79%) DTS
6 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (10.53%) Power BI
10 5 (8.77%) QlikView
11 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
13 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
13 2 (3.51%) MySQL
13 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
13 2 (3.51%) Redis
14 1 (1.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Advertising
3 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Integration Developer
3 9 (15.79%) ServiceNow Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Consultant
4 7 (12.28%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Cognos Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Navision Developer
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Implementation Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) .NET
1 13 (22.81%) Web Services
2 12 (21.05%) XML
3 9 (15.79%) JSON
3 9 (15.79%) LINQ
3 9 (15.79%) REST
3 9 (15.79%) SOAP
3 9 (15.79%) XSLT
4 6 (10.53%) MDX
5 4 (7.02%) HTML
6 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.75%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.75%) COM
7 1 (1.75%) CSS
7 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.79%) Clustering
3 7 (12.28%) Handset
4 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.28%) CentOS
5 7 (12.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) Time Management
2 12 (21.05%) ETL
3 11 (19.30%) Business Continuity
4 9 (15.79%) Data Transformation
4 9 (15.79%) ITIL
4 9 (15.79%) Service Management
4 9 (15.79%) SOA
5 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.02%) Statistics
6 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Validation
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Information Security
7 3 (5.26%) MVC
7 3 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 26 (45.61%) T-SQL
3 13 (22.81%) C#
4 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.26%) C
8 1 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) Java
8 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) CCNA
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (1.75%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.75%) MCITP
3 1 (1.75%) MCP
3 1 (1.75%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (12.28%) vSphere
3 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) VMware
3 10 (17.54%) Oracle
4 9 (15.79%) ServiceNow
5 7 (12.28%) Cisco
5 7 (12.28%) Juniper
5 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.02%) Cognos
7 3 (5.26%) Civica
8 2 (3.51%) Citrix
8 2 (3.51%) Twitter
9 1 (1.75%) SAP
9 1 (1.75%) Tableau