Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 45 37
Rank change year-on-year -15 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 54 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.91% 5.41% 6.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.55% 13.74% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23 54 68
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,800 £31,450 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 331 393 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 38.53% 39.38% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 273 326 496
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £51,875 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -26 12 £40,000 -
Tamworth - 2 £22,000 -
Lichfield +8 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (88.00%) SQL
3 20 (80.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (72.00%) .NET
5 12 (48.00%) C#
6 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (36.00%) Entity Framework
8 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (36.00%) Statistics
8 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (36.00%) Replication
8 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (28.00%) MVC
10 7 (28.00%) HTML
10 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (28.00%) CSS
10 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (28.00%) CSS3
10 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (28.00%) Web Development
10 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (28.00%) IDERA
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (20.00%) Data Development

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (36.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (36.00%) C# Developer
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Developer
3 7 (28.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# Web Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (36.00%) Entity Framework
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) CSS3
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (36.00%) Statistics
4 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) Web Development
5 5 (20.00%) Data Development
6 3 (12.00%) Database Security
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) OOP
7 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 20 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (48.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) IDERA
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Facebook
3 1 (4.00%) Sage