Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 137 142
Rank change year-on-year -36 +5 -57
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 63 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.37% 1.65% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.52% 6.40% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 52 68
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,050 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £62,450 £50,125
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +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 856 984 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 24.08% 25.83% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 653 872 896
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,252 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £70,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,323
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.72% +4.86%

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (38.46%) High Availability
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (23.08%) SOA
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (23.08%) EDMS
7 3 (23.08%) CAD
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.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 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) ArchiCAD
2 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) MicroStation
2 1 (7.69%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
3 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (23.08%) EDMS
6 3 (23.08%) GIS
6 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (15.38%) QlikView
8 1 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (7.69%) Power BI
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Gatling
1 3 (23.08%) JMeter
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) DBA
3 5 (38.46%) SQL DBA
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior DBA
4 3 (23.08%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (15.38%) CAD Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) CAD Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) GIS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) CAD
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) DevExpress
3 1 (7.69%) Logi
3 1 (7.69%) Logi Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase