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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 104 81
Rank change year-on-year +29 -23  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 58 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.00% 1.54% 2.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.56% 7.33% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 51 29 44
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75%  

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 549 491 549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.39% 20.99% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 471 420 476
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,950 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (86.67%) SQL
3 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 39 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (49.33%) T-SQL
6 33 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (40.00%) .NET
8 29 (38.67%) C#
8 29 (38.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (37.33%) Mentoring
9 28 (37.33%) Windows
10 27 (36.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (32.00%) Retail
12 23 (30.67%) ETL
13 22 (29.33%) Legal
13 22 (29.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (28.00%) QlikView
15 20 (26.67%) Power BI
15 20 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
16 19 (25.33%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (24.00%) Kimball Methodology
17 18 (24.00%) Tableau
17 18 (24.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 18 (24.00%) MDX
18 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
19 15 (20.00%) Incident Management

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 11 (14.67%) SAS
2 6 (8.00%) IIS
2 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (38.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) LAN
1 8 (10.67%) VPN
2 7 (9.33%) WAN
3 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.67%) VLAN
4 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.00%) DHCP
5 3 (4.00%) Internet
6 2 (2.67%) Skype
7 1 (1.33%) NAS
7 1 (1.33%) SAN
7 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (36.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (29.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (28.00%) QlikView
7 20 (26.67%) Power BI
7 20 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 19 (25.33%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (9.33%) MySQL
11 6 (8.00%) MS Access
12 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
13 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
14 2 (2.67%) DocumentDB
14 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
14 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
14 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (32.00%) Retail
2 22 (29.33%) Legal
3 11 (14.67%) Finance
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (61.33%) Developer
2 27 (36.00%) SQL Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 12 (16.00%) SSIS Developer
4 12 (16.00%) SSRS Developer
5 11 (14.67%) SQL BI Developer
5 11 (14.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 11 (14.67%) SSAS Developer
6 10 (13.33%) DBA
7 9 (12.00%) SQL DBA
8 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
8 7 (9.33%) Applications Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 4 (5.33%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.00%) .NET
2 18 (24.00%) MDX
3 7 (9.33%) Web Services
4 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.67%) CSS
5 5 (6.67%) HTML
6 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.00%) Polymer
6 3 (4.00%) WPF
7 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.67%) RESTful
8 1 (1.33%) Angular 2
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.33%) jQuery
8 1 (1.33%) LESS
8 1 (1.33%) React
8 1 (1.33%) REST
8 1 (1.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) AS400
3 2 (2.67%) BBC
3 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.67%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Windows
2 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (37.33%) Mentoring
3 23 (30.67%) ETL
4 18 (24.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 15 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 13 (17.33%) Business Continuity
7 12 (16.00%) Statistics
7 12 (16.00%) Validation
8 9 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.67%) Web Development
11 4 (5.33%) MVC
11 4 (5.33%) Network Design
11 4 (5.33%) OO
11 4 (5.33%) Presales
12 3 (4.00%) High Availability
12 3 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (4.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 65 (86.67%) SQL
2 37 (49.33%) T-SQL
3 29 (38.67%) C#
4 18 (24.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.00%) VBA
8 2 (2.67%) C
8 2 (2.67%) UniBasic
9 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) MCSA
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 5 (6.67%) SCCM
1 5 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.00%) Tableau
3 12 (16.00%) Cognos
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco
5 5 (6.67%) Symantec
6 2 (2.67%) Epicor
6 2 (2.67%) Infor
6 2 (2.67%) MAPICS
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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