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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / East Midlands
Rank 96 84 66
Rank change year-on-year -12 -18  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 66 85 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.26% 2.69% 4.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.47% 8.00% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 49 72 125
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 883 1063 1212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 30.22% 33.59% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 717 850 1015
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +10 24 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Leicestershire -13 21 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Northamptonshire +8 9 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Derbyshire +11 7 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Lincolnshire 0 5 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 88 (70.40%) SQL
3 86 (68.80%) Microsoft
4 68 (54.40%) C#
5 57 (45.60%) .NET
6 44 (35.20%) MVC
6 44 (35.20%) Windows
7 36 (28.80%) JavaScript
8 33 (26.40%) T-SQL
9 31 (24.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (23.20%) ASP.NET
11 27 (21.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (20.80%) CSS
12 26 (20.80%) HTML
13 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 23 (18.40%) Degree
15 22 (17.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (17.60%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (17.60%) Windows Server
16 21 (16.80%) MS Excel
16 21 (16.80%) jQuery
17 18 (14.40%) XML
17 18 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (13.60%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (13.60%) VMware
18 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 16 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (12.80%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2008
Top Related 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 17 (13.60%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.80%) SharePoint
3 14 (11.20%) IIS
4 7 (5.60%) CMS
5 5 (4.00%) EPiServer
5 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (4.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.80%) JBoss
7 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (16.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.60%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.80%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.00%) SAN
2 12 (9.60%) Firewall
3 4 (3.20%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.40%) Internet
5 2 (1.60%) Wireless
6 1 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (24.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 27 (21.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (17.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (12.00%) MongoDB
6 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (10.40%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (8.80%) DTS
8 11 (8.80%) NoSQL
9 9 (7.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.20%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.40%) OLAP
11 3 (2.40%) Power BI
11 3 (2.40%) QlikView
11 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.60%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (11.20%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Law
3 8 (6.40%) Legal
4 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Games
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (40.00%) Developer
2 26 (20.80%) Analyst
3 24 (19.20%) C# Developer
4 21 (16.80%) .NET Developer
5 17 (13.60%) SQL Developer
6 16 (12.80%) DBA
6 16 (12.80%) Software Developer
7 14 (11.20%) SQL DBA
8 13 (10.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (8.80%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (8.80%) Integration Analyst
10 10 (8.00%) JavaScript Engineer
10 10 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (8.00%) Software Engineer
11 9 (7.20%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (7.20%) C# Software Engineer
11 9 (7.20%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (6.40%) HTML Developer
12 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (45.60%) .NET
2 29 (23.20%) ASP.NET
3 26 (20.80%) CSS
3 26 (20.80%) HTML
4 25 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 21 (16.80%) jQuery
6 18 (14.40%) XML
7 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (9.60%) WCF
9 11 (8.80%) HTML5
9 11 (8.80%) REST
9 11 (8.80%) WPF
10 10 (8.00%) Razor View Engine
10 10 (8.00%) Web Services
11 7 (5.60%) Ajax
11 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (4.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.00%) Sass
13 5 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Clustering
2 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.40%) Replication
5 4 (3.20%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.60%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (35.20%) Windows
2 22 (17.60%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.40%) Linux
4 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (35.20%) MVC
2 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (12.00%) Workflow
5 13 (10.40%) ITIL
5 13 (10.40%) Scrum
5 13 (10.40%) Software Engineering
6 11 (8.80%) Web Development
7 10 (8.00%) Case Management
7 10 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (8.00%) OOP
7 10 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 10 (8.00%) Practice Management
7 10 (8.00%) SDLC
7 10 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.20%) High Availability
9 8 (6.40%) Document Management
10 7 (5.60%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (5.60%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 88 (70.40%) SQL
2 68 (54.40%) C#
3 36 (28.80%) JavaScript
4 33 (26.40%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.20%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.80%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.00%) VBScript
8 2 (1.60%) VB
8 2 (1.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (18.40%) Degree
2 22 (17.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (12.80%) MCSE
4 13 (10.40%) MCITP
5 8 (6.40%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.80%) MCSA
7 2 (1.60%) PMP
8 1 (0.80%) MCP
8 1 (0.80%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.40%) SLA
3 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.00%) vSphere
3 11 (8.80%) Docker
4 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) SCCM
1 12 (9.60%) SCOM
1 12 (9.60%) SCSM
2 2 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (68.80%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.60%) VMware
3 15 (12.00%) NetApp
4 12 (9.60%) SonicWALL
5 11 (8.80%) SAP
6 7 (5.60%) Citrix
7 4 (3.20%) HP
7 4 (3.20%) ProCurve
7 4 (3.20%) Tableau
8 3 (2.40%) Computacenter
8 3 (2.40%) iManage
9 2 (1.60%) BT
9 2 (1.60%) Cisco
9 2 (1.60%) Meraki
9 2 (1.60%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.60%) Virgin Media
10 1 (0.80%) Apple
10 1 (0.80%) IBM
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle
10 1 (0.80%) Xamarin
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