Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 121 137
Rank change year-on-year -53 +16 -44
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 78 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.52% 2.07% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.08% 7.64% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 69 75
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,800 £30,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £44,600
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 915 1,021 1,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.12% 27.05% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 730 894 892
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £22,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (57.89%) VB.NET
3 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) C#
4 10 (52.63%) IIS
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
5 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (47.37%) JSON
5 9 (47.37%) LINQ
6 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
6 8 (42.11%) Entity Framework
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (36.84%) jQuery
7 7 (36.84%) Content Management
7 7 (36.84%) Web Design
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (36.84%) CMS
7 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
7 7 (36.84%) MVC
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) OO
7 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
7 7 (36.84%) CSS
8 6 (31.58%) VB

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 10 (52.63%) IIS
2 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
3 7 (36.84%) CMS
4 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (31.58%) DTS
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) Power BI
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Anywhere
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.26%) MySQL
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Law
2 6 (31.58%) Legal
2 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
3 6 (31.58%) DBA
4 5 (26.32%) SQL DBA
5 3 (15.79%) Integration Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) JSON
3 9 (47.37%) LINQ
4 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 8 (42.11%) Entity Framework
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (31.58%) WCF
7 5 (26.32%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) SOAP
9 3 (15.79%) REST
9 3 (15.79%) XSLT
10 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (5.26%) CSS3
10 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Content Management
1 7 (36.84%) MVC
1 7 (36.84%) OO
1 7 (36.84%) Web Design
2 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Process Improvement
2 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (31.58%) SDLC
2 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Workflow
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) ETL
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) VB.NET
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) VB
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO 9001
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) LexisNexis
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Logi
4 3 (15.79%) Logi Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
4 3 (15.79%) Sybase
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
5 1 (5.26%) OutSystems
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) VMware