Period
to 23 February 2018

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 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 29 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 +40 -47
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 44 83 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.03% 7.67% 2.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.80% 17.74% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 42 82 34
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £38,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 373 468 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 34.19% 43.25% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 299 413 463
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £53,100
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,054
% change year-on-year - +2.42% +4.14%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +5 33 £40,000 -
Tamworth -9 9 £22,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +3 1 £55,000 +66.67%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (63.64%) SQL
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (38.64%) .NET
5 15 (34.09%) T-SQL
5 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
6 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (31.82%) SDLC
7 13 (29.55%) C#
8 11 (25.00%) MySQL
8 11 (25.00%) TDD
8 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (25.00%) Microservices
8 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (25.00%) WPF
8 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (25.00%) SOLID
9 10 (22.73%) Windows
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (18.18%) Regression Testing
11 8 (18.18%) Replication
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (18.18%) Degree
11 8 (18.18%) Windows Vista
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (18.18%) Test Planning
11 8 (18.18%) Database Security
11 8 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
12 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (25.00%) MySQL
3 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.36%) Electronics
1 5 (11.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) C# Developer
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Developer
3 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) DBA
3 8 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Tester
4 7 (15.91%) Software Tester
4 7 (15.91%) SQL DBA
5 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Support Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Support
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) .NET
2 11 (25.00%) WPF
3 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.36%) Entity Framework
3 5 (11.36%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) Angular 2
4 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (2.27%) Ajax
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.27%) WCF
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
5 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Replication
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) SDLC
3 11 (25.00%) Microservices
3 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (25.00%) SOLID
3 11 (25.00%) TDD
3 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Database Security
4 8 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 7 (15.91%) Migration
6 6 (13.64%) Process Improvement
6 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.64%) Ticket Management
7 5 (11.36%) Line Management
7 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.36%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) SQL
2 15 (34.09%) T-SQL
3 13 (29.55%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) IDERA
3 1 (2.27%) Apple
3 1 (2.27%) Tableau
3 1 (2.27%) Xamarin