The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 76 48
Rank change year-on-year +13 -28  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.69% 0.90% 3.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.65% 3.87% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 19
Median salary £57,500 £50,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.86% +60.31%  
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 Coventry with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 151 181 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 25.99% 23.32% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 133 153 176
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £22,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Coventry.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 8 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) LINQ
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 4 (28.57%) Ninject
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 8 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) DBA
1 8 (57.14%) SQL DBA
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 4 (28.57%) LINQ
3 4 (28.57%) Ninject
3 4 (28.57%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) Task Parallel Library
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) API Development
3 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) PayPal