The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walsall 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 9 23 14
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 5.13% 1.53% 5.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 7.14% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -9.60%  
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 Walsall with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Walsall
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 16 28 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 41.03% 21.37% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 27
Median salary £40,550 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.37% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walsall 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 Walsall

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Walsall

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 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 Walsall region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Power BI
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Database Security
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Meraki