The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Worcestershire / Worcester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester - 1.78% 4.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 4.29% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £41,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 Worcester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 53 70 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 34.19% 41.42% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 52 63 34
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,300 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Worcester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Worcester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL