Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 128 140
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12 -69
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 44 59 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.17% 1.59% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.01% 6.02% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 69
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £56,750 £55,000 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 878 980 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.44% 26.41% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 728 833 876
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,338 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,304
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.77% +4.81%

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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (61.36%) T-SQL
3 25 (56.82%) SQL
4 19 (43.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (40.91%) .NET
6 16 (36.36%) C#
6 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 16 (36.36%) Finance
7 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
7 14 (31.82%) VB.NET
7 14 (31.82%) Web Services
7 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (29.55%) JSON
8 13 (29.55%) LINQ
9 12 (27.27%) Windows
9 12 (27.27%) IIS
10 11 (25.00%) Legal
11 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
11 10 (22.73%) ETL
11 10 (22.73%) Time Management
11 10 (22.73%) Power BI
12 9 (20.45%) ServiceNow
12 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle
12 9 (20.45%) OO
12 9 (20.45%) CSS
12 9 (20.45%) MVC
13 8 (18.18%) Regression Testing

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 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 12 (27.27%) IIS
3 8 (18.18%) CMS
4 6 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.91%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (11.36%) Office 365
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SSL
2 5 (11.36%) DNS
2 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) SAN
3 4 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (43.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (22.73%) Power BI
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (15.91%) DTS
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (11.36%) QlikView
7 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
8 4 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (6.82%) MySQL
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
9 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (2.27%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (2.27%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Legal
3 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 7 (15.91%) Banking
4 7 (15.91%) Law
5 3 (6.82%) Advertising
6 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Integration Developer
4 6 (13.64%) ServiceNow Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) DBA
6 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Report Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) Web Services
3 13 (29.55%) JSON
3 13 (29.55%) LINQ
4 9 (20.45%) CSS
5 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 8 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 8 (18.18%) jQuery
6 7 (15.91%) SOAP
6 7 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (15.91%) WCF
6 7 (15.91%) XML
7 6 (13.64%) REST
7 6 (13.64%) XSLT
8 4 (9.09%) MDX
9 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.55%) HTML
10 1 (2.27%) .NET Core
10 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) Unix
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (22.73%) ETL
2 10 (22.73%) Time Management
3 9 (20.45%) MVC
3 9 (20.45%) OO
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Content Management
4 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Web Design
5 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
5 7 (15.91%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (15.91%) SDLC
5 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Workflow
6 6 (13.64%) Data Transformation
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Service Management
6 6 (13.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) T-SQL
2 25 (56.82%) SQL
3 16 (36.36%) C#
4 14 (31.82%) VB.NET
5 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
6 8 (18.18%) VB
7 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
8 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.27%) C++
9 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.27%) MCITP
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) MCSD
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) ISO 9001
1 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
3 2 (4.55%) QA
4 1 (2.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) ServiceNow
3 7 (15.91%) LexisNexis
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 3 (6.82%) BMC
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Remedy
6 2 (4.55%) Twitter
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Logi
7 1 (2.27%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Sybase
7 1 (2.27%) Tableau