Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 136 154 169
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 +24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 20 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.64% 0.65% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.35% 2.36% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 22
10th Percentile £33,625 £25,950 £30,125
25th Percentile £43,750 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +37.50% - +6.67%
75th Percentile " £53,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,000 £56,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 724 849 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.28% 27.73% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 601 730 945
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,000 £34,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +13 14 £55,000 +3.77% 1
Northamptonshire +17 3 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (64.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (64.71%) CentOS
3 11 (64.71%) OWASP
3 11 (64.71%) TeamCity
3 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (64.71%) Puppet
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (64.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (64.71%) DevOps
3 11 (64.71%) AIX
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
5 9 (52.94%) IIS
5 9 (52.94%) Workflow
5 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (47.06%) QA
6 8 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (35.29%) Change Management
7 6 (35.29%) Push Notifications
7 6 (35.29%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (23.53%) Azure

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (52.94%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
1 11 (64.71%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (64.71%) TeamCity
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Systems Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Core
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) AIX
2 11 (64.71%) CentOS
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) DevOps
1 11 (64.71%) OWASP
2 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (52.94%) Workflow
3 8 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 6 (35.29%) Proactive Monitoring
4 6 (35.29%) Push Notifications
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Microservices
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Server Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Storage Management
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
2 3 (17.65%) VB6
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DBS Check
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
2 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Acronis
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Sophos