Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 251 255 186
Rank change year-on-year +4 -69 -53
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 89 118 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.78% 0.89% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.90% 3.19% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 69 101 211
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £52,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%

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 3,064 3,702 4,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.81% 28.04% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,672 3,055 4,024
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £64,950 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 +18 46 £50,000 +25.00% 6
East Midlands +20 43 £38,750 -3.13% 6
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (77.53%) SQL
3 45 (50.56%) Microsoft
4 42 (47.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (43.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (42.70%) .NET
7 33 (37.08%) T-SQL
8 32 (35.96%) C#
9 29 (32.58%) Windows
9 29 (32.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (31.46%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (29.21%) ITIL
12 24 (26.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (26.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 24 (26.97%) SQL Server 2016
13 23 (25.84%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (24.72%) Active Directory
14 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
15 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (21.35%) HTML
17 18 (20.22%) Performance Tuning
18 17 (19.10%) Windows 10
18 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
19 15 (16.85%) Windows Server
20 14 (15.73%) Backup Exec
20 14 (15.73%) Azure
21 13 (14.61%) PowerShell
21 13 (14.61%) VB
22 12 (13.48%) SQL Server 2005
22 12 (13.48%) JSON

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 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.74%) IIS
4 4 (4.49%) Apache
4 4 (4.49%) nginx
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (4.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (3.37%) NetSuite
3 3 (3.37%) OPENHousing
4 1 (1.12%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.73%) Azure
2 11 (12.36%) Power Platform
3 7 (7.87%) AWS
3 7 (7.87%) GCP
4 6 (6.74%) Office 365
5 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.37%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (3.37%) IaaS
6 3 (3.37%) PaaS
7 2 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Remote Desktop
1 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.99%) DNS
3 7 (7.87%) DHCP
3 7 (7.87%) SAN
4 6 (6.74%) VPN
5 4 (4.49%) WAN
6 3 (3.37%) Firewall
6 3 (3.37%) Internet
7 2 (2.25%) LAN
7 2 (2.25%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.25%) SSH
8 1 (1.12%) Broadband
8 1 (1.12%) IPsec
8 1 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (47.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 39 (43.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (32.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (26.97%) SQL Server 2014
5 24 (26.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 24 (26.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (25.84%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (13.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (12.36%) MySQL
8 11 (12.36%) Power BI
8 11 (12.36%) QlikView
8 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2017
9 8 (8.99%) Qlik Sense
10 7 (7.87%) Big Data
10 7 (7.87%) BigQuery
10 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (5.62%) SAP BW
12 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
12 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) Selenium
4 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (12.36%) Aerospace
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Publishing
3 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.62%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) Social Housing
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Developer
2 13 (14.61%) .NET Developer
2 13 (14.61%) Administrator
3 12 (13.48%) Applications Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) SQL Developer
4 11 (12.36%) DBA
5 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) SQL DBA
6 7 (7.87%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.37%) Business Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.70%) .NET
2 19 (21.35%) HTML
3 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
4 12 (13.48%) JSON
5 10 (11.24%) .NET Framework
6 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.11%) CSS
6 9 (10.11%) XML
7 8 (8.99%) jQuery
8 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.87%) React
9 6 (6.74%) Entity Framework
9 6 (6.74%) Web Services
10 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (4.49%) Ajax
11 4 (4.49%) SOAP
12 3 (3.37%) .NET Core
12 3 (3.37%) Spring
13 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.25%) PMI
3 2 (2.25%) User Experience
4 1 (1.12%) Handset
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Windows
2 17 (19.10%) Windows 10
3 15 (16.85%) Windows Server
4 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.24%) Linux
6 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.49%) CentOS
7 4 (4.49%) Fedora
7 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.12%) Unix
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (29.21%) ITIL
3 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.22%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (12.36%) Analytics
6 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
6 11 (12.36%) MVC
7 10 (11.24%) Data Strategy
7 10 (11.24%) Desktop Publishing
7 10 (11.24%) Security Monitoring
7 10 (11.24%) Visualisation
8 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.11%) Migration
9 7 (7.87%) Data Architecture
9 7 (7.87%) Data Migration
9 7 (7.87%) ETL
9 7 (7.87%) Scrum
9 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (77.53%) SQL
2 33 (37.08%) T-SQL
3 32 (35.96%) C#
4 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.61%) PowerShell
5 13 (14.61%) VB
6 10 (11.24%) PHP
7 9 (10.11%) Java
8 7 (7.87%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.25%) Python
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.12%) Perl
10 1 (1.12%) VB6
10 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.12%) CEH
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.12%) MCSA
3 1 (1.12%) MCSE
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) GDPR
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (24.72%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.49%) Postfix
3 4 (4.49%) Terminal Services
3 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.49%) XenApp
4 2 (2.25%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.25%) vSphere
4 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.12%) Docker
5 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.62%) SCCM
3 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.37%) SCOM
4 2 (2.25%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.12%) Puppet
5 1 (1.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (50.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) Tableau
3 10 (11.24%) VMware
4 9 (10.11%) Cognos
5 7 (7.87%) Google
5 7 (7.87%) Oracle
6 6 (6.74%) SAP
7 5 (5.62%) Citrix
8 4 (4.49%) IBM
8 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.49%) Symantec
9 3 (3.37%) Capita
9 3 (3.37%) Cisco
9 3 (3.37%) HP
9 3 (3.37%) JD Edwards
9 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.25%) Dell
10 2 (2.25%) NetApp
10 2 (2.25%) Veeam
10 2 (2.25%) Veritas