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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 68 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 135 187 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.58% 7.19% 10.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.46% 20.99% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 117 146 271
Average salary £36,372 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.91% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1178 891 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 31.25% 34.24% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 913 738 904
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 294 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 180 (61.22%) SQL
3 175 (59.52%) Microsoft
4 160 (54.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 151 (51.36%) T-SQL
6 137 (46.60%) .NET
7 125 (42.52%) C#
8 99 (33.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 94 (31.97%) Windows
10 91 (30.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 85 (28.91%) ASP.NET
12 83 (28.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 79 (26.87%) Business Intelligence
14 77 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
15 75 (25.51%) MS Excel
16 68 (23.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 54 (18.37%) Active Directory
18 53 (18.03%) MVC
19 51 (17.35%) JavaScript
20 49 (16.67%) MS Exchange
20 49 (16.67%) TDD
21 47 (15.99%) Data Warehouse
22 46 (15.65%) VMware
22 46 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
23 44 (14.97%) MS Office
24 43 (14.63%) Citrix
25 41 (13.95%) .NET Framework
26 38 (12.93%) IIS
27 37 (12.59%) HTML
27 37 (12.59%) Clustering

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 49 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 38 (12.93%) IIS
3 36 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 36 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (9.18%) SharePoint
5 25 (8.50%) Office Communications Server
6 12 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (4.08%) CMS
7 11 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.04%) SAS
10 5 (1.70%) Lync
11 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 75 (25.51%) MS Excel
2 44 (14.97%) MS Office
3 5 (1.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.90%) SAN
2 32 (10.88%) NAS
3 9 (3.06%) FTP
4 8 (2.72%) VPN
4 8 (2.72%) WAAS
4 8 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (2.38%) Firewall
6 5 (1.70%) Internet
7 4 (1.36%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.02%) DNS
8 3 (1.02%) Intranet
9 2 (0.68%) LAN
9 2 (0.68%) WAN
10 1 (0.34%) DHCP
10 1 (0.34%) HTTP
10 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.34%) SSL
10 1 (0.34%) MPLS
10 1 (0.34%) OSPF
10 1 (0.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 160 (54.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 99 (33.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (30.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 83 (28.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 68 (23.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 47 (15.99%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (11.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 15 (5.10%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (2.72%) QlikView
11 7 (2.38%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.04%) ProClarity
13 4 (1.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 4 (1.36%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.02%) OLAP
14 3 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 36 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (11.90%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.72%) Subversion
4 6 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.36%) NUnit
5 4 (1.36%) ReSharper
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.02%) MSTest
7 2 (0.68%) Moq
7 2 (0.68%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (8.84%) Finance
2 10 (3.40%) Legal
3 5 (1.70%) Law
4 1 (0.34%) Games
4 1 (0.34%) Retail
4 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 175 (59.52%) Developer
2 59 (20.07%) Software Developer
3 45 (15.31%) .NET Developer
4 44 (14.97%) SQL Developer
5 31 (10.54%) Analyst
6 27 (9.18%) Senior Developer
7 26 (8.84%) SQL Server Developer
8 25 (8.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 19 (6.46%) DBA
10 17 (5.78%) Graduate
10 17 (5.78%) C# Developer
10 17 (5.78%) Graduate Developer
10 17 (5.78%) Technical Designer
10 17 (5.78%) Infrastructure Designer
10 17 (5.78%) Designer
11 16 (5.44%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
12 14 (4.76%) SQL DBA
13 13 (4.42%) Support Analyst
14 12 (4.08%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (46.60%) .NET
2 85 (28.91%) ASP.NET
3 41 (13.95%) .NET Framework
4 37 (12.59%) HTML
5 36 (12.24%) CSS
6 32 (10.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (10.54%) jQuery
8 26 (8.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 26 (8.84%) WinForms
9 20 (6.80%) Web Services
9 20 (6.80%) XML
10 19 (6.46%) WCF
11 12 (4.08%) Ajax
12 11 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 10 (3.40%) WPF
13 10 (3.40%) MDX
14 8 (2.72%) JSON
15 6 (2.04%) WSE
16 5 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 5 (1.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.59%) Clustering
2 18 (6.12%) Tandem
3 14 (4.76%) NHS
4 13 (4.42%) DTV
5 8 (2.72%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.72%) Celerra
5 8 (2.72%) CLARiiON
6 7 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.70%) Statistics
8 5 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.70%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.02%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.02%) Replication
11 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.34%) Physics
11 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 94 (31.97%) Windows
2 37 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (11.56%) Linux
4 31 (10.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (9.86%) UNIX
6 9 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.87%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (18.03%) MVC
4 49 (16.67%) TDD
5 37 (12.59%) Scrum
6 36 (12.24%) Unit Testing
7 31 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (10.54%) Low Latency
8 29 (9.86%) Change Control
9 27 (9.18%) Technical Architecture
10 26 (8.84%) BDD
10 26 (8.84%) ITIL
11 24 (8.16%) RUP
11 24 (8.16%) DSDM
12 20 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (6.46%) ETL
14 17 (5.78%) Data Management
15 13 (4.42%) OO
16 12 (4.08%) Data Analysis
16 12 (4.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 180 (61.22%) SQL
2 151 (51.36%) T-SQL
3 125 (42.52%) C#
4 51 (17.35%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.46%) VBA
6 13 (4.42%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.72%) VB
8 4 (1.36%) Java
9 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.68%) Delphi
10 2 (0.68%) VBScript
11 1 (0.34%) Perl
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) C++
11 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.34%) Python
11 1 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (6.46%) Degree
2 15 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.08%) MCSE
4 8 (2.72%) CCA
4 8 (2.72%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (2.72%) CCEA
4 8 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (2.72%) MCTS
4 8 (2.72%) MCITP
4 8 (2.72%) NCDA
4 8 (2.72%) NCIE
4 8 (2.72%) VCAP
4 8 (2.72%) VTSP
4 8 (2.72%) CCIA
5 5 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.36%) MCSA
6 4 (1.36%) CCNA
7 3 (1.02%) CCIE
7 3 (1.02%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.86%) SLA
2 8 (2.72%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 46 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.22%) XenApp
4 26 (8.84%) XenServer
5 16 (5.44%) vSphere
6 14 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.72%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.72%) vCloud
8 5 (1.70%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.36%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.02%) WSUS
2 3 (1.02%) SCCM
2 3 (1.02%) SCOM
3 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 175 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 46 (15.65%) VMware
3 43 (14.63%) Citrix
4 36 (12.24%) NetApp
5 28 (9.52%) CommVault
6 25 (8.50%) AppSense
7 16 (5.44%) Oracle
8 13 (4.42%) Cisco
9 11 (3.74%) EMC
9 11 (3.74%) Symantec
10 9 (3.06%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.72%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.04%) Metastorm
12 6 (2.04%) Tableau
12 6 (2.04%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.36%) Cognos
13 4 (1.36%) Typemock
13 4 (1.36%) Red Gate
13 4 (1.36%) Remedy
14 3 (1.02%) Kaspersky
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