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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 103 99 62
Rank change year-on-year -4 -37  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 38 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.89% 1.64% 3.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.42% 7.51% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 58
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 468 506 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 26.06% 21.89% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 393 463 463
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (77.14%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) Windows
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (28.57%) .NET
9 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
9 9 (25.71%) C#
9 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (22.86%) Finance
10 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
11 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.00%) Cognos
11 7 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
13 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (11.43%) MS Office

SQL Server 2008
Top Related 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 (8.57%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (5.71%) MS Access
8 2 (5.71%) QlikView
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.86%) DB2
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.86%) MySQL
9 1 (2.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) SQL Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (17.14%) SQL BI Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
8 3 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) DBA
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.43%) WCF
4 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (2.86%) Angular 2
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.86%) LESS
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) Sass
6 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) AS400
3 2 (5.71%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) MVC
3 4 (11.43%) Presales
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) ERP
4 3 (8.57%) High Availability
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) ETL
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Web Development
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.57%) VBA
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) UniBasic
7 1 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) MCSA
1 2 (5.71%) MCSE
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Cognos
3 2 (5.71%) Epicor
3 2 (5.71%) Infor
3 2 (5.71%) MAPICS
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas
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