Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 250 259
Rank change year-on-year +24 +9 -113
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 106 151
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.33% 0.88% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.22% 3.25% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 84 121
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,850 £31,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,200 £56,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 1,561 3,261 4,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.92% 26.98% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,345 2,637 3,657
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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
East Midlands +31 10 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands +46 8 £47,500 +5.56% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) C#
4 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 11 (57.89%) MVC
5 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
5 11 (57.89%) Windows
6 10 (52.63%) .NET
7 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
7 9 (47.37%) CSS
8 8 (42.11%) HTML
8 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (42.11%) jQuery
8 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (36.84%) Azure
9 7 (36.84%) TDD
9 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
10 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
10 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
11 5 (26.32%) Ajax
11 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
11 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
12 4 (21.05%) UML
12 4 (21.05%) XML
12 4 (21.05%) REST
12 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (21.05%) Microservices
12 4 (21.05%) BDD

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 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) npm
2 2 (10.53%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.26%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) SSH
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.79%) Redis
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (10.53%) Power BI
5 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.26%) OLAP
6 1 (5.26%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.53%) gulp
4 2 (10.53%) jspm
4 2 (10.53%) Moq
4 2 (10.53%) MSTest
4 2 (10.53%) NUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Lead C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) DBA
6 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Platform Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (21.05%) JSON
6 4 (21.05%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Core
7 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.79%) WCF
8 2 (10.53%) CSS3
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) Sass
8 2 (10.53%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) ERD
5 4 (21.05%) Microservices
5 4 (21.05%) SOLID
5 4 (21.05%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) High Availability
6 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Coaching
7 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.53%) Database Security
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) Parallel Programming
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
4 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
6 2 (10.53%) ES6
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) Python
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.53%) VBScript
7 1 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCSP
2 1 (5.26%) CCVP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Sonus