Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 49 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18 +38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 48 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.27% 4.42% 7.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.95% 12.87% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 81
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,200 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,125 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +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 226 373 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.76% 34.38% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 220 296 423
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,375 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.76%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -11 25 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Burton-upon-Trent +4 2 £36,000 -34.55%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 25 (92.59%) T-SQL
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (51.85%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (37.04%) Data Development
5 10 (37.04%) Drools
5 10 (37.04%) SDLC
5 10 (37.04%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (37.04%) Spring
5 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) Subversion
5 10 (37.04%) XML
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) Marketing
6 7 (25.93%) RAD
6 7 (25.93%) DSDM
6 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
6 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (25.93%) Web Development
6 7 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
6 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS

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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Subversion
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Web Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Administrator
5 5 (18.52%) DBA
5 5 (18.52%) SQL DBA
6 3 (11.11%) Junior
6 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Drools
1 10 (37.04%) Spring
1 10 (37.04%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) Customer Requirements
1 10 (37.04%) Data Development
1 10 (37.04%) Scrum
1 10 (37.04%) SDLC
2 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (25.93%) DSDM
2 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
2 7 (25.93%) RAD
2 7 (25.93%) Web Development
3 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (18.52%) Database Security
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Statistics
4 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) SQL
1 25 (92.59%) T-SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft