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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 77 67 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -46
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 107 143 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.07% 3.88% 9.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.94% 11.74% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78 128 179
Average salary £40,000 £36,936 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.29% +11.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
1077 1218 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 30.86% 33.09% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 899 971 708
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 236 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 157 (66.53%) SQL
3 128 (54.24%) Microsoft
4 102 (43.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 98 (41.53%) .NET
6 94 (39.83%) T-SQL
7 91 (38.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 88 (37.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 86 (36.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 79 (33.47%) C#
11 72 (30.51%) Windows
12 62 (26.27%) MS Excel
13 57 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (21.19%) ASP.NET
15 44 (18.64%) Visual Studio
16 43 (18.22%) ITIL
16 43 (18.22%) SharePoint
17 42 (17.80%) MS Exchange
18 41 (17.37%) JavaScript
19 40 (16.95%) Active Directory
20 37 (15.68%) MVC
21 36 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
22 35 (14.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 35 (14.83%) VMware
23 34 (14.41%) .NET Framework
24 32 (13.56%) CSS
24 32 (13.56%) ETL
24 32 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
25 31 (13.14%) HTML
25 31 (13.14%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (18.22%) SharePoint
2 42 (17.80%) MS Exchange
3 25 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (10.17%) IIS
5 17 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (4.66%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (4.24%) JBoss
9 9 (3.81%) CMS
10 5 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.69%) Lync
12 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 62 (26.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.12%) Office 365
2 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.44%) SAN
2 19 (8.05%) VPN
3 17 (7.20%) NAS
4 15 (6.36%) Intranet
5 12 (5.08%) Internet
6 11 (4.66%) FTP
7 10 (4.24%) DNS
8 9 (3.81%) Firewall
8 9 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.54%) HTTPS
9 6 (2.54%) DHCP
10 4 (1.69%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.69%) BGP
10 4 (1.69%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.69%) MPLS
10 4 (1.69%) SSL
10 4 (1.69%) LAN
10 4 (1.69%) WAN
10 4 (1.69%) DMVPN
10 4 (1.69%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 102 (43.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 91 (38.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (37.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 86 (36.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (14.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (4.24%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.81%) DTS
11 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.69%) JasperReports
12 4 (1.69%) OLAP
13 3 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.27%) Big Data
13 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.85%) QlikView
15 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.42%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 44 (18.64%) Visual Studio
2 36 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.69%) Subversion
4 3 (1.27%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.27%) Moq
4 3 (1.27%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.27%) NUnit
5 2 (0.85%) Toad
6 1 (0.42%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.42%) MSTest
General
1 31 (13.14%) Finance
2 15 (6.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (6.36%) Retail
3 10 (4.24%) Legal
4 5 (2.12%) Back Office
4 5 (2.12%) Marketing
5 4 (1.69%) Local Government
6 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (47.46%) Developer
2 53 (22.46%) DBA
3 40 (16.95%) SQL DBA
4 33 (13.98%) .NET Developer
5 29 (12.29%) Analyst
6 21 (8.90%) Technical Engineer
7 20 (8.47%) SQL Developer
8 19 (8.05%) SQL Server DBA
9 16 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 14 (5.93%) Administrator
11 13 (5.51%) Technical Leader
12 12 (5.08%) Senior Developer
13 11 (4.66%) Database Developer
13 11 (4.66%) Senior Technical Engineer
14 10 (4.24%) SharePoint Developer
14 10 (4.24%) Senior DBA
14 10 (4.24%) Analyst Programmer
14 10 (4.24%) Programmer
15 9 (3.81%) C# Developer
15 9 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (41.53%) .NET
2 50 (21.19%) ASP.NET
3 34 (14.41%) .NET Framework
4 32 (13.56%) CSS
5 31 (13.14%) HTML
6 30 (12.71%) XML
7 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (8.47%) WinForms
9 18 (7.63%) LINQ
10 15 (6.36%) WCF
11 14 (5.93%) jQuery
12 11 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 10 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (4.24%) Apache Flex
13 10 (4.24%) Web Services
14 9 (3.81%) Ajax
14 9 (3.81%) MDX
15 7 (2.97%) WPF
15 7 (2.97%) Entity Framework
16 6 (2.54%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Clustering
2 17 (7.20%) Replication
3 16 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.08%) NHS
5 11 (4.66%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.24%) Informatics
7 7 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.12%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.12%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.12%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.69%) User Experience
11 3 (1.27%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.85%) EMC VNX
13 1 (0.42%) Blog
13 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.42%) E-Learning
13 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 72 (30.51%) Windows
2 31 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (11.44%) Linux
4 16 (6.78%) UNIX
4 16 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.66%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.54%) Mac OS
8 5 (2.12%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (18.22%) ITIL
3 37 (15.68%) MVC
4 32 (13.56%) ETL
4 32 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (11.44%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (8.05%) DevOps
7 19 (8.05%) Service Delivery
7 19 (8.05%) TDD
8 18 (7.63%) OOP
9 15 (6.36%) Automated Testing
9 15 (6.36%) Change Control
10 14 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (5.93%) CRM
11 13 (5.51%) SDLC
12 12 (5.08%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.08%) OO
12 12 (5.08%) Service Management
13 10 (4.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 157 (66.53%) SQL
2 94 (39.83%) T-SQL
3 79 (33.47%) C#
4 41 (17.37%) JavaScript
5 30 (12.71%) PowerShell
6 20 (8.47%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.81%) VB
8 6 (2.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (2.54%) VBA
9 5 (2.12%) VB6
10 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.42%) Delphi
11 1 (0.42%) VBScript
11 1 (0.42%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 23 (9.75%) Degree
2 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.12%) MCTS
4 5 (2.12%) MCP
4 5 (2.12%) MCAD
4 5 (2.12%) MCSD
5 4 (1.69%) ISEB
5 4 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) CCSA
7 2 (0.85%) CCSE
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.85%) CCNP
7 2 (0.85%) CCDA
7 2 (0.85%) CCDP
8 1 (0.42%) MCSE
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.17%) SLA
2 10 (4.24%) SNOMED CT
3 8 (3.39%) QA
4 6 (2.54%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.27%) HL7
5 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 31 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.47%) XenApp
4 10 (4.24%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.97%) vSphere
6 6 (2.54%) UAG
6 6 (2.54%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (8.47%) SCCM
1 20 (8.47%) SCOM
2 9 (3.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.69%) Opsview
4 3 (1.27%) WSUS
5 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 128 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.83%) VMware
3 23 (9.75%) Citrix
4 18 (7.63%) CheckPoint
5 17 (7.20%) NetApp
6 15 (6.36%) Dell Compellent
7 14 (5.93%) Cisco
8 12 (5.08%) CommVault
9 11 (4.66%) Civica
9 11 (4.66%) Symantec
10 7 (2.97%) Oracle
11 4 (1.69%) Epiphany
11 4 (1.69%) Kaspersky
12 3 (1.27%) Veeam
12 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.27%) Apple
12 3 (1.27%) Avaya
13 2 (0.85%) Lotus
13 2 (0.85%) Cognos
13 2 (0.85%) IBM
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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