Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 119 131
Rank change year-on-year -53 +12 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 80 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.70% 2.05% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.81% 7.47% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 70 69
Birmingham median annual salary £37,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.76% +9.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £33,400 £29,750 £27,600
90th Percentile £48,750 £56,375 £48,900
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -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 960 1,071 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 24.73% 27.48% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 785 927 845
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,850 £28,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (51.85%) Finance
3 14 (51.85%) T-SQL
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 14 (51.85%) Web Services
4 13 (48.15%) C#
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) VB.NET
4 13 (48.15%) IIS
5 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (44.44%) Legal
5 12 (44.44%) JSON
5 12 (44.44%) LINQ
6 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (37.04%) CMS
7 10 (37.04%) Web Design
7 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
7 10 (37.04%) Content Management
7 10 (37.04%) Entity Framework
7 10 (37.04%) jQuery
7 10 (37.04%) OO
7 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
7 10 (37.04%) CSS
7 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
7 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
7 10 (37.04%) MVC
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft

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 (48.15%) IIS
2 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 10 (37.04%) CMS
4 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.93%) Power BI
5 6 (22.22%) DTS
5 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (14.81%) MySQL
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Anywhere
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (3.70%) QlikView
9 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) Legal
3 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (33.33%) Law
3 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 7 (25.93%) DBA
3 7 (25.93%) SQL DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
1 14 (51.85%) Web Services
2 12 (44.44%) JSON
2 12 (44.44%) LINQ
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
3 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 10 (37.04%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) Entity Framework
3 10 (37.04%) jQuery
4 9 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (33.33%) WCF
5 4 (14.81%) SOAP
5 4 (14.81%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) XSLT
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) HTML
7 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Content Management
2 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) OO
2 10 (37.04%) Web Design
3 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (33.33%) SDLC
3 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Workflow
4 6 (22.22%) ETL
5 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
6 4 (14.81%) High Availability
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) T-SQL
2 13 (48.15%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) VB.NET
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) VB
5 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 9 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (7.41%) QA
4 1 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) LexisNexis
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 3 (11.11%) BMC
4 3 (11.11%) Logi
4 3 (11.11%) Logi Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Remedy
4 3 (11.11%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) OutSystems
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau
5 1 (3.70%) VMware