The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 37 28
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 14.69% 1.55% 7.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.34% 3.75% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 13
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,440 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,600 £45,000
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 67 80 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 46.85% 41.45% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 59 72 82
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (58.33%) .NET
3 27 (56.25%) C#
4 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (50.00%) SQL
4 24 (50.00%) MySQL
5 23 (47.92%) TDD
5 23 (47.92%) WPF
5 23 (47.92%) Microservices
5 23 (47.92%) SOLID
6 20 (41.67%) Line Management
7 16 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (33.33%) SDLC
8 8 (16.67%) Logistics
8 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (12.50%) HTML
9 6 (12.50%) CSS
10 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
10 5 (10.42%) Electronics
10 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (8.33%) Data Validation
11 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.33%) Validation

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (50.00%) MySQL
3 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.25%) OLTP
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.08%) DB2
8 1 (2.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Developer
2 27 (56.25%) C# Developer
3 22 (45.83%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (33.33%) DBA
5 15 (31.25%) SQL DBA
6 9 (18.75%) Administrator
7 7 (14.58%) SQL Developer
7 7 (14.58%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (10.42%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (10.42%) HTML Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Applications Tester
9 4 (8.33%) Tester
10 3 (6.25%) Applications Developer
10 3 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
10 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
11 2 (4.17%) .NET Applications Developer
11 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) .NET
2 23 (47.92%) WPF
3 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (12.50%) CSS
4 6 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.33%) EDI
6 2 (4.17%) Web Services
7 1 (2.08%) Angular 2
7 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.08%) HTML5
7 1 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Microservices
1 23 (47.92%) SOLID
1 23 (47.92%) TDD
2 20 (41.67%) Line Management
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (33.33%) SDLC
4 8 (16.67%) Logistics
5 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) Data Validation
6 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (4.17%) Analytics
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) Customer Insight
7 2 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) C#
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) IBM