Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 146 138
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 28 45 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.89% 1.19% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.22% 5.10% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 44
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £39,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £65,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.33% -6.25% -

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 663 882 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.16% 23.38% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 474 740 815
Birmingham median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,475 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 23 April 2019, 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (89.29%) C#
3 22 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (67.86%) T-SQL
6 18 (64.29%) .NET
6 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
6 18 (64.29%) SOA
7 15 (53.57%) Oracle
7 15 (53.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (46.43%) Web Services
9 11 (39.29%) XML
9 11 (39.29%) XSLT
9 11 (39.29%) VB.NET
9 11 (39.29%) SOAP
9 11 (39.29%) JSON
9 11 (39.29%) DTS
9 11 (39.29%) Data Transformation
9 11 (39.29%) ServiceNow
9 11 (39.29%) REST
9 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (32.14%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
11 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (28.57%) GDPR
11 8 (28.57%) Commercial Awareness
11 8 (28.57%) Time Management
11 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
11 8 (28.57%) LINQ

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 15 (53.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) ArchiCAD
2 2 (7.14%) AutoCAD
2 2 (7.14%) MicroStation
2 2 (7.14%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (39.29%) DTS
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (25.00%) EDMS
6 7 (25.00%) GIS
6 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
6 7 (25.00%) QlikView
7 2 (7.14%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (25.00%) Gatling
3 7 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) ServiceNow Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Integration Developer
4 6 (21.43%) CAD Developer
5 4 (14.29%) CAD Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Business Developer
7 2 (7.14%) DBA
7 2 (7.14%) GIS Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
8 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior DBA
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior SQL DBA
8 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) JSON
3 11 (39.29%) REST
3 11 (39.29%) SOAP
3 11 (39.29%) XML
3 11 (39.29%) XSLT
4 8 (28.57%) LINQ
5 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) SOA
2 11 (39.29%) Data Transformation
3 9 (32.14%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (28.57%) Commercial Awareness
4 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 8 (28.57%) Service Management
4 8 (28.57%) Time Management
5 7 (25.00%) CAD
5 7 (25.00%) DevOps
5 7 (25.00%) Microservices
5 7 (25.00%) Software Architecture
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) ETL Development
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) T-SQL
3 11 (39.29%) VB.NET
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) GDPR
2 7 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) PMO
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) ServiceNow
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft