Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 311 209 253
Rank change year-on-year -102 +44 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 9 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.12% 0.19% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.50% 0.64% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 64
10th Percentile £32,125 £29,125 £33,400
25th Percentile £33,438 £32,500 £36,575
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,750 £35,875 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.16% -20.28% +12.50%
75th Percentile £46,688 £41,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £50,625 £41,625 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 2,625 1,410 3,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 24.42% 30.36% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,026 1,160 2,669
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,375 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.68% +3.13% +3.53%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 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
West Midlands -99 11 £40,000 - 4
East Midlands -66 2 £45,750 +24.49% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (53.85%) ETL
5 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 6 (46.15%) Azure
7 5 (38.46%) AWS
7 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (38.46%) ETL Development
7 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
7 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) MCSA
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (38.46%) Migration
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) Power BI
8 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2019
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server

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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Azure
2 5 (38.46%) AWS
3 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (7.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (23.08%) Power BI
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2019
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.69%) QlikView
7 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.69%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Developer
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (30.77%) DBA
4 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) ADO
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) COM
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
3 5 (38.46%) ETL Development
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Availability Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Data Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Database Security
5 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Proactive Maintenance
5 1 (7.69%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) VB6
4 2 (15.38%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) MCSA
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) VMware