The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 / Staffordshire
Rank 31 52 29
Rank change year-on-year +21 -23  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 20 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.90% 3.00% 8.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.46% 7.14% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 45
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,800 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,550 £46,500
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 194 280 286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 44.60% 41.98% 49.65%
Number of salaries quoted 178 255 260
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +21 22 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Lichfield +13 6 £42,500 +102.38%
Stafford +3 1 £30,000 +33.33%
Cannock - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (57.97%) .NET
3 38 (55.07%) SQL
4 36 (52.17%) C#
5 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
6 28 (40.58%) WPF
7 25 (36.23%) MySQL
8 24 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (34.78%) TDD
8 24 (34.78%) Microservices
8 24 (34.78%) SOLID
9 21 (30.43%) Line Management
10 18 (26.09%) SDLC
11 17 (24.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (24.64%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (20.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (20.29%) Windows
13 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (14.49%) Logistics
13 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
14 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (11.59%) MVC
14 8 (11.59%) HTML
14 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
14 8 (11.59%) CSS
15 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
15 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
15 7 (10.14%) VB.NET
16 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 4 (5.80%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) ISDN
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
1 2 (2.90%) VoIP
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (36.23%) MySQL
3 24 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (24.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (20.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (5.80%) OLTP
9 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.45%) DB2
10 1 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.25%) Electronics
2 2 (2.90%) Automotive
2 2 (2.90%) French Language
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (60.87%) Developer
2 36 (52.17%) C# Developer
3 23 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 17 (24.64%) DBA
5 16 (23.19%) SQL DBA
6 12 (17.39%) .NET Developer
6 12 (17.39%) SQL Developer
7 9 (13.04%) Administrator
7 9 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (11.59%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (10.14%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (8.70%) C# WPF Developer
10 6 (8.70%) HTML Developer
10 6 (8.70%) WPF Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Applications Tester
11 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (7.25%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.97%) .NET
2 28 (40.58%) WPF
3 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (11.59%) CSS
3 8 (11.59%) HTML
4 6 (8.70%) WCF
5 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.25%) EDI
6 4 (5.80%) jQuery
7 3 (4.35%) HTML5
7 3 (4.35%) Web Services
8 2 (2.90%) Ajax
8 2 (2.90%) CSS3
9 1 (1.45%) Angular 2
9 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Clustering
1 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
3 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.90%) Android
4 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Microservices
1 24 (34.78%) SOLID
1 24 (34.78%) TDD
2 21 (30.43%) Line Management
3 18 (26.09%) SDLC
4 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (24.64%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (14.49%) Logistics
6 8 (11.59%) MVC
7 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.25%) Data Validation
8 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.25%) Regression Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.25%) Validation
9 4 (5.80%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) ITIL
10 3 (4.35%) Ticket Management
11 2 (2.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) SQL
2 36 (52.17%) C#
3 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) MCPD
2 1 (1.45%) MCSD
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Mitel
2 2 (2.90%) VMware
3 1 (1.45%) Citrix
3 1 (1.45%) IBM
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