Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 130 82
Rank change year-on-year -53 -48 -31
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 241 407 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.56% 2.25% 3.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.15% 7.92% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 201 339 573
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4684 5141 5943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.32% 28.46% 31.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4030 4258 5033
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
West Midlands -21 194 £40,000 +6.67% 9
East Midlands -68 47 £37,500 -11.76% 10
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 241 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 168 (69.71%) SQL
3 116 (48.13%) Microsoft
4 113 (46.89%) .NET
5 109 (45.23%) C#
6 84 (34.85%) Windows
7 71 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 70 (29.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 67 (27.80%) T-SQL
10 57 (23.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 51 (21.16%) JavaScript
12 50 (20.75%) CSS
13 48 (19.92%) HTML
14 47 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (19.50%) MVC
14 47 (19.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 46 (19.09%) Windows Server
16 38 (15.77%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (14.94%) Web Services
17 36 (14.94%) ASP.NET
18 35 (14.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 34 (14.11%) Mentoring
19 34 (14.11%) MySQL
20 33 (13.69%) SOLID
21 32 (13.28%) Performance Tuning
21 32 (13.28%) AngularJS
21 32 (13.28%) TDD
22 31 (12.86%) SQL Server 2016
23 30 (12.45%) Microservices
23 30 (12.45%) WPF

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 22 (9.13%) IIS
2 14 (5.81%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.15%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.32%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.90%) Apache
6 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.66%) SAS
8 2 (0.83%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.83%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 15 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.66%) SPSS
4 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Magento
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 71 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (7.05%) IaaS
3 17 (7.05%) PaaS
4 16 (6.64%) Bluemix
4 16 (6.64%) IBM Cloud
4 16 (6.64%) Office 365
5 11 (4.56%) SaaS
6 4 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (1.66%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.83%) GitHub
7 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.30%) Firewall
1 20 (8.30%) SAN
2 15 (6.22%) DHCP
3 12 (4.98%) DNS
4 10 (4.15%) LAN
4 10 (4.15%) NAS
4 10 (4.15%) WAN
5 9 (3.73%) VPN
6 7 (2.90%) Internet
6 7 (2.90%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.49%) VLAN
8 4 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.24%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.83%) SMS
11 1 (0.41%) FTP
11 1 (0.41%) HTTP
11 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (29.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (23.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (19.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (14.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (14.11%) MySQL
7 31 (12.86%) SQL Server 2016
8 30 (12.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (10.79%) MongoDB
9 26 (10.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 23 (9.54%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (9.54%) NoSQL
11 20 (8.30%) Relational Database
12 16 (6.64%) CouchDB
13 14 (5.81%) Power BI
14 13 (5.39%) DTS
15 11 (4.56%) QlikView
16 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (2.90%) RDBMS
17 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (11.62%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.64%) JSUnit
4 13 (5.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.24%) Toad
6 1 (0.41%) Ant
General
1 20 (8.30%) Electronics
1 20 (8.30%) Retail
2 10 (4.15%) Finance
3 8 (3.32%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.90%) Legal
5 3 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (48.96%) Developer
2 43 (17.84%) DBA
3 41 (17.01%) Senior Developer
4 39 (16.18%) .NET Developer
5 36 (14.94%) C# Developer
6 35 (14.52%) SQL DBA
7 24 (9.96%) SQL Developer
8 22 (9.13%) Analyst
8 22 (9.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 21 (8.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (6.64%) Software Developer
11 15 (6.22%) Applications Developer
11 15 (6.22%) Senior .NET Developer
12 13 (5.39%) Administrator
12 13 (5.39%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (4.98%) SQL Server DBA
13 12 (4.98%) Technical Analyst
14 11 (4.56%) Full Stack Developer
14 11 (4.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (46.89%) .NET
2 50 (20.75%) CSS
3 48 (19.92%) HTML
4 36 (14.94%) ASP.NET
4 36 (14.94%) Web Services
5 32 (13.28%) AngularJS
6 30 (12.45%) WPF
7 26 (10.79%) XML
8 18 (7.47%) LESS
8 18 (7.47%) Node.js
9 17 (7.05%) jQuery
10 16 (6.64%) .NET Framework
10 16 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (6.22%) HTML5
12 13 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (4.98%) REST
13 12 (4.98%) WCF
14 11 (4.56%) XSLT
15 9 (3.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.37%) User Experience
2 21 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.30%) Replication
4 18 (7.47%) Clustering
5 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.90%) Handset
7 5 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.66%) SCADA
9 3 (1.24%) BBC
9 3 (1.24%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.24%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.83%) iPad
10 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 84 (34.85%) Windows
2 46 (19.09%) Windows Server
3 25 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (9.13%) Windows 7
5 15 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.81%) Android
7 12 (4.98%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.15%) Linux
9 7 (2.90%) CentOS
9 7 (2.90%) Windows Phone
9 7 (2.90%) Windows Phone 8
10 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.07%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.66%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (19.50%) MVC
2 38 (15.77%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (14.11%) Mentoring
4 33 (13.69%) SOLID
5 32 (13.28%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (13.28%) TDD
6 30 (12.45%) Microservices
7 29 (12.03%) ETL
8 24 (9.96%) SDLC
9 23 (9.54%) E-Commerce
10 21 (8.71%) Database Security
10 21 (8.71%) Line Management
11 20 (8.30%) Time Management
12 18 (7.47%) ITIL
13 17 (7.05%) Business Continuity
13 17 (7.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (6.22%) SOA
14 15 (6.22%) Statistics
15 14 (5.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 168 (69.71%) SQL
2 109 (45.23%) C#
3 67 (27.80%) T-SQL
4 51 (21.16%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.39%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.98%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.90%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.66%) Java
10 3 (1.24%) C
11 1 (0.41%) Groovy
11 1 (0.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
11 1 (0.41%) VB
11 1 (0.41%) VBA
11 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.05%) Degree
2 14 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.90%) ISEB
4 7 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.49%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.49%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.07%) MCSE
7 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.66%) MCITP
7 4 (1.66%) MCSA
8 3 (1.24%) CCNA
9 2 (0.83%) MCSD
9 2 (0.83%) MCTS
10 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (4.56%) SLA
2 10 (4.15%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (11.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.22%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.98%) vSphere
5 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (3.73%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.90%) vCenter Server
2 6 (2.49%) SCCM
3 5 (2.07%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (1.24%) SCOM
5 2 (0.83%) Nagios
5 2 (0.83%) Packer
5 2 (0.83%) Terraform
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 116 (48.13%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.62%) VMware
3 24 (9.96%) Cisco
4 21 (8.71%) IBM
5 17 (7.05%) Oracle
6 11 (4.56%) Veeam
7 10 (4.15%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.73%) Autodesk
8 9 (3.73%) Barracuda Networks
8 9 (3.73%) CommVault
8 9 (3.73%) Sophos
8 9 (3.73%) Tableau
8 9 (3.73%) Veritas
9 8 (3.32%) Cognos
10 7 (2.90%) Citrix
10 7 (2.90%) Juniper
11 6 (2.49%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.07%) SAP
12 5 (2.07%) Symantec
13 4 (1.66%) DevExpress