The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 102 116 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.43% 3.58% 5.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.41% 11.20% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 91 95 185
Median salary £39,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
980 1036 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 32.94% 31.95% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 763 850 1034
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 204 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 125 (61.27%) SQL
3 110 (53.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 97 (47.55%) Microsoft
5 94 (46.08%) T-SQL
6 93 (45.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 80 (39.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 75 (36.76%) Windows
9 72 (35.29%) .NET
10 71 (34.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 60 (29.41%) C#
12 57 (27.94%) Active Directory
13 54 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 53 (25.98%) MS Excel
15 49 (24.02%) VMware
16 46 (22.55%) Windows Server
17 45 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (20.59%) MS Exchange
18 42 (20.59%) ETL
19 41 (20.10%) Exchange Server 2010
20 40 (19.61%) ASP.NET
20 40 (19.61%) MVC
21 39 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
22 38 (18.63%) Citrix
23 36 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
23 36 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
24 34 (16.67%) Finance
25 32 (15.69%) Visual Studio
26 30 (14.71%) JavaScript
26 30 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 42 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 41 (20.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (10.29%) IIS
3 21 (10.29%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.43%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.43%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.96%) CMS
8 4 (1.96%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.47%) Node.js
10 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.49%) Apache
11 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (25.98%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.41%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.49%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.75%) SAN
2 21 (10.29%) NAS
3 19 (9.31%) VPN
4 14 (6.86%) Firewall
5 11 (5.39%) IP Telephony
6 9 (4.41%) DHCP
6 9 (4.41%) DNS
7 7 (3.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.94%) Internet
8 6 (2.94%) LAN
9 5 (2.45%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (1.96%) Skype
10 4 (1.96%) WAN
11 1 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 110 (53.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 93 (45.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (39.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 71 (34.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (9.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (3.92%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.43%) MySQL
11 6 (2.94%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.45%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.47%) Power BI
13 3 (1.47%) RavenDB
13 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.47%) Redis
13 3 (1.47%) SSDT
14 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.98%) DTS
Development Applications
1 32 (15.69%) Visual Studio
2 23 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.47%) NUnit
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.49%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) tSQLt
General
1 34 (16.67%) Finance
2 16 (7.84%) Legal
3 9 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.96%) Advertising
4 4 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.47%) Marketing
5 3 (1.47%) Retail
6 2 (0.98%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 105 (51.47%) Developer
2 64 (31.37%) SQL Developer
3 36 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 31 (15.20%) SQL Server Developer
5 29 (14.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 26 (12.75%) SSIS Developer
6 26 (12.75%) T-SQL Developer
7 24 (11.76%) C# Developer
8 23 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (10.78%) Analyst
10 20 (9.80%) DBA
10 20 (9.80%) SQL BI Developer
10 20 (9.80%) SQL DBA
11 17 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (8.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 15 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 15 (7.35%) Technical Engineer
13 13 (6.37%) Senior Developer
13 13 (6.37%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (35.29%) .NET
2 40 (19.61%) ASP.NET
3 27 (13.24%) WCF
4 23 (11.27%) .NET Framework
5 19 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (9.31%) XML
6 18 (8.82%) HTML
7 17 (8.33%) jQuery
8 15 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 12 (5.88%) Entity Framework
9 12 (5.88%) NHibernate
10 10 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 10 (4.90%) HTML5
10 10 (4.90%) Kendo UI
10 10 (4.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 10 (4.90%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (3.92%) Web Services
12 7 (3.43%) CSS
13 6 (2.94%) Ajax
14 5 (2.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.88%) Clustering
3 12 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.90%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (4.90%) Replication
5 8 (3.92%) iPad
6 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.96%) Celerra
7 4 (1.96%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.96%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.96%) iPhone
8 2 (0.98%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.98%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 75 (36.76%) Windows
2 54 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (22.55%) Windows Server
4 30 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (9.80%) Linux
7 16 (7.84%) Unix
8 13 (6.37%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.59%) ETL
3 40 (19.61%) MVC
4 36 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (12.25%) ITIL
6 20 (9.80%) Service Delivery
7 19 (9.31%) Project Management
7 19 (9.31%) Service Management
8 18 (8.82%) Server Virtualisation
9 17 (8.33%) Scrum
10 16 (7.84%) SDLC
11 15 (7.35%) Change Control
11 15 (7.35%) Presales
12 12 (5.88%) CRM
13 11 (5.39%) Migration
13 11 (5.39%) OOP
13 11 (5.39%) TDD
14 10 (4.90%) Business Continuity
14 10 (4.90%) Front End Development
15 9 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 125 (61.27%) SQL
2 94 (46.08%) T-SQL
3 60 (29.41%) C#
4 30 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.37%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.92%) VBA
8 4 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.96%) Java
8 4 (1.96%) Perl
9 2 (0.98%) VB
10 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.80%) Degree
2 17 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.94%) MCP
3 6 (2.94%) MCSE
4 4 (1.96%) CCNA
4 4 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.49%) MCITP
5 1 (0.49%) MCTS
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.35%) SLA
2 11 (5.39%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (27.94%) Active Directory
2 39 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.80%) XenApp
4 18 (8.82%) vSphere
5 9 (4.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.90%) SCCM
2 8 (3.92%) XenMobile
3 6 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.96%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.96%) Opsview
5 2 (0.98%) WSUS
6 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (47.55%) Microsoft
2 49 (24.02%) VMware
3 38 (18.63%) Citrix
4 21 (10.29%) Cisco
5 18 (8.82%) Avaya
6 17 (8.33%) NetApp
7 15 (7.35%) Dell Compellent
8 13 (6.37%) CommVault
9 7 (3.43%) Oracle
9 7 (3.43%) Symantec
10 6 (2.94%) HP
10 6 (2.94%) Kaspersky
10 6 (2.94%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.96%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.96%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.96%) Dell
11 4 (1.96%) EMC
11 4 (1.96%) Google
11 4 (1.96%) MobileIron
11 4 (1.96%) Remedy
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