The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford 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
Staffordshire / Stafford
Rank 19 22 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 1.52% 1.75% 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.03% 4.76% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £30,000 £22,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -52.63%  
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 Stafford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Stafford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 33 21 33
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 50.00% 36.84% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 32
Median salary £38,250 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.79% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £22,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford 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 Stafford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Stafford

SQL Server 2008
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Stafford

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 Stafford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) API Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford 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 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft