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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 40 35 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.53% 2.38% 3.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.43% 10.34% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 11
Median salary £34,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.23% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £47,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,500 £43,000
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 Solihull with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 106 58 103
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 37.46% 23.02% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 96 50 86
Median salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £52,650
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Solihull over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Solihull

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

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

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
4 9 (64.29%) ETL
4 9 (64.29%) MySQL
4 9 (64.29%) DB2
4 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (64.29%) IBM
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (64.29%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (64.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (64.29%) Power BI
4 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (50.00%) IIS
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (35.71%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (35.71%) Database Security
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (35.71%) Clustering
8 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (28.57%) OLAP
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 7 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) DB2
2 9 (64.29%) MySQL
2 9 (64.29%) Power BI
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (28.57%) OLAP
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) DBA
1 9 (64.29%) SQL DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (64.29%) ETL
1 9 (64.29%) Performance Monitoring
1 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) Database Security
2 5 (35.71%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) vCloud
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik
3 1 (7.14%) VMware