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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 78 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 127 193 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.35% 7.36% 10.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.31% 21.07% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 106 153 291
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £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
1123 916 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.62% 34.91% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 867 777 949
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 18 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 287 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 175 (60.98%) Microsoft
3 168 (58.54%) SQL
4 152 (52.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 135 (47.04%) T-SQL
6 122 (42.51%) .NET
7 111 (38.68%) C#
8 106 (36.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 98 (34.15%) Windows
10 94 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
11 91 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 82 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
13 79 (27.53%) MS Excel
13 79 (27.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 75 (26.13%) ASP.NET
15 73 (25.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 61 (21.25%) Active Directory
17 57 (19.86%) MS Exchange
18 52 (18.12%) VMware
18 52 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
19 49 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
19 49 (17.07%) Citrix
20 48 (16.72%) MVC
21 47 (16.38%) MS Office
21 47 (16.38%) JavaScript
22 42 (14.63%) TDD
23 41 (14.29%) NetApp
23 41 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
23 41 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
24 39 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 57 (19.86%) MS Exchange
2 41 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 41 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (11.15%) IIS
4 29 (10.10%) SharePoint
5 28 (9.76%) Office Communications Server
6 14 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (4.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (3.83%) CMS
9 10 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (2.79%) SAS
11 5 (1.74%) Lync
12 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 79 (27.53%) MS Excel
2 47 (16.38%) MS Office
3 8 (2.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.24%) SAN
2 35 (12.20%) NAS
3 10 (3.48%) WAAS
3 10 (3.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (3.48%) FTP
3 10 (3.48%) VPN
4 7 (2.44%) Firewall
5 5 (1.74%) Internet
5 5 (1.74%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.05%) Intranet
6 3 (1.05%) DNS
7 2 (0.70%) LAN
7 2 (0.70%) WAN
8 1 (0.35%) SSL
8 1 (0.35%) BGP
8 1 (0.35%) MPLS
8 1 (0.35%) OSPF
8 1 (0.35%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.35%) VRRP
8 1 (0.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 152 (52.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 106 (36.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (27.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 73 (25.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 49 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (12.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 15 (5.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (3.48%) QlikView
11 9 (3.14%) ProClarity
12 7 (2.44%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.74%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (1.05%) OLAP
16 2 (0.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 33 (11.50%) Visual Studio
2 32 (11.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.83%) Subversion
4 5 (1.74%) NUnit
5 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.39%) MSTest
5 4 (1.39%) ReSharper
5 4 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.70%) Moq
6 2 (0.70%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.35%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 31 (10.80%) Finance
2 9 (3.14%) Legal
3 4 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (0.35%) Back Office
4 1 (0.35%) Games
4 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 156 (54.36%) Developer
2 49 (17.07%) Software Developer
3 38 (13.24%) SQL Developer
3 38 (13.24%) Analyst
4 37 (12.89%) .NET Developer
5 28 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 25 (8.71%) Senior Developer
7 23 (8.01%) SQL Server Developer
8 18 (6.27%) Designer
8 18 (6.27%) Infrastructure Designer
8 18 (6.27%) Technical Designer
9 17 (5.92%) DBA
10 16 (5.57%) Business Developer
11 15 (5.23%) Graduate Developer
11 15 (5.23%) Support Analyst
11 15 (5.23%) Architect
11 15 (5.23%) Graduate
12 14 (4.88%) SQL DBA
12 14 (4.88%) C# Developer
13 13 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (42.51%) .NET
2 75 (26.13%) ASP.NET
3 36 (12.54%) .NET Framework
4 34 (11.85%) HTML
5 32 (11.15%) CSS
6 30 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (9.76%) jQuery
8 25 (8.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 24 (8.36%) WinForms
10 21 (7.32%) Web Services
10 21 (7.32%) XML
11 17 (5.92%) WCF
12 11 (3.83%) Ajax
12 11 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 11 (3.83%) WPF
13 8 (2.79%) MDX
14 6 (2.09%) WSE
14 6 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (2.09%) NHibernate
14 6 (2.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.59%) Clustering
2 16 (5.57%) Tandem
3 14 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.18%) NHS
5 11 (3.83%) DTV
6 10 (3.48%) Celerra
6 10 (3.48%) CLARiiON
6 10 (3.48%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.44%) Statistics
8 7 (2.44%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.09%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.05%) Replication
11 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 98 (34.15%) Windows
2 39 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (12.89%) Linux
4 34 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (11.50%) UNIX
6 8 (2.79%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (16.72%) MVC
4 42 (14.63%) TDD
5 33 (11.50%) ITIL
5 33 (11.50%) Unit Testing
6 31 (10.80%) Scrum
6 31 (10.80%) Change Control
7 29 (10.10%) Technical Architecture
8 27 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.71%) Low Latency
10 24 (8.36%) Data Management
11 22 (7.67%) BDD
12 21 (7.32%) RUP
13 20 (6.97%) DSDM
14 19 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (6.27%) ETL
16 15 (5.23%) Mentoring
17 14 (4.88%) Data Analysis
18 13 (4.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 168 (58.54%) SQL
2 135 (47.04%) T-SQL
3 111 (38.68%) C#
4 47 (16.38%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.62%) VBA
6 13 (4.53%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.48%) VB
8 5 (1.74%) Java
9 3 (1.05%) Delphi
10 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.35%) Python
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) Perl
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (6.97%) Degree
2 18 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.88%) MCSE
4 10 (3.48%) VCAP
4 10 (3.48%) VTSP
4 10 (3.48%) NCDA
4 10 (3.48%) NCIE
4 10 (3.48%) CCIA
4 10 (3.48%) MCTS
4 10 (3.48%) MCITP
4 10 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (3.48%) CCA
4 10 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (3.48%) CCEA
5 5 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.39%) MCSA
6 4 (1.39%) CCIE
6 4 (1.39%) CCNP
6 4 (1.39%) CCNA
6 4 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.89%) SLA
2 5 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (21.25%) Active Directory
2 52 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (13.24%) XenApp
4 28 (9.76%) XenServer
5 19 (6.62%) vSphere
6 16 (5.57%) Hyper-V
7 10 (3.48%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.48%) vCloud
8 6 (2.09%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.39%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.05%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.05%) WSUS
2 3 (1.05%) SCCM
2 3 (1.05%) SCOM
3 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 175 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 52 (18.12%) VMware
3 49 (17.07%) Citrix
4 41 (14.29%) NetApp
5 31 (10.80%) CommVault
6 28 (9.76%) AppSense
7 20 (6.97%) Oracle
8 15 (5.23%) Cisco
9 13 (4.53%) EMC
9 13 (4.53%) Symantec
10 12 (4.18%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.48%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.79%) Tableau
12 8 (2.79%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.39%) Red Gate
13 4 (1.39%) Typemock
13 4 (1.39%) Metastorm
13 4 (1.39%) Cognos
14 3 (1.05%) IBM
14 3 (1.05%) Remedy
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