The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 51 19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 0.58% 11.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.65% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 26
Median salary - £41,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.92%  
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 121 121 99
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 33.99% 35.07% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 116 111 93
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Worcestershire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (33.33%) OPENHousing
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) FastStats
1 1 (33.33%) OPENHousing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Insight Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Insight Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Capita
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft