Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 24 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 +27 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 73 105 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.08% 8.47% 4.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.70% 19.89% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71 94 51
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +11.11% -16.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £43,750
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 437 528 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.39% 42.58% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 343 483 468
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £21,800 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £51,000 £55,000 £53,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +13 64 £40,000 - 3
Tamworth -16 5 £22,000 -
Lichfield -8 2 £43,750 +16.67%
Burton-upon-Trent +3 1 £55,000 +66.67%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (50.68%) .NET
3 36 (49.32%) SQL
4 32 (43.84%) C#
5 30 (41.10%) WPF
6 29 (39.73%) MySQL
7 28 (38.36%) TDD
7 28 (38.36%) Microservices
7 28 (38.36%) SOLID
8 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (34.25%) T-SQL
10 21 (28.77%) SDLC
11 20 (27.40%) Line Management
11 20 (27.40%) E-Commerce
11 20 (27.40%) Electronics
12 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
12 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (24.66%) Mentoring
13 17 (23.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (21.92%) HTML
14 16 (21.92%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (19.18%) Database Security
15 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (17.81%) Replication
16 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (16.44%) Migration
17 12 (16.44%) Windows
18 11 (15.07%) Regression Testing

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 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.37%) IIS
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) SaaS
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (39.73%) MySQL
3 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.37%) DB2
12 1 (1.37%) Power BI
12 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (27.40%) Electronics
2 9 (12.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) C# Developer
3 20 (27.40%) Senior Developer
4 19 (26.03%) DBA
5 18 (24.66%) Senior C# Developer
6 17 (23.29%) .NET Developer
7 16 (21.92%) SQL DBA
8 15 (20.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (15.07%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (15.07%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 10 (13.70%) SQL Developer
10 10 (13.70%) Tester
11 8 (10.96%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (9.59%) HTML CSS Developer
12 7 (9.59%) HTML Developer
12 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
12 7 (9.59%) Software Tester
13 6 (8.22%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 5 (6.85%) C# WPF Developer
14 5 (6.85%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.68%) .NET
2 30 (41.10%) WPF
3 16 (21.92%) HTML
4 9 (12.33%) CSS
5 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (8.22%) Angular 2
6 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.22%) HTML5
7 5 (6.85%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.85%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.11%) WCF
9 2 (2.74%) jQuery
10 1 (1.37%) Ajax
10 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.37%) CAML
10 1 (1.37%) JSON
10 1 (1.37%) Web Services
10 1 (1.37%) XML
10 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Replication
2 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) iPad
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Vista
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Microservices
1 28 (38.36%) SOLID
1 28 (38.36%) TDD
2 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.77%) SDLC
4 20 (27.40%) E-Commerce
4 20 (27.40%) Line Management
5 18 (24.66%) Mentoring
6 17 (23.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (21.92%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (19.18%) Database Security
9 12 (16.44%) Migration
10 11 (15.07%) Regression Testing
10 11 (15.07%) Statistics
11 10 (13.70%) Black-Box Testing
11 10 (13.70%) Test Planning
12 8 (10.96%) Software Testing
12 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
13 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (9.59%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) SQL
2 32 (43.84%) C#
3 25 (34.25%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) ISEB
2 7 (9.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) MCITP
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) IDERA
3 1 (1.37%) Apple
3 1 (1.37%) BMC
3 1 (1.37%) IBM
3 1 (1.37%) Nintex
3 1 (1.37%) Remedy
3 1 (1.37%) Tableau
3 1 (1.37%) VMware
3 1 (1.37%) Xamarin