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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 151 241 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.21% 7.69% 10.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.21% 22.93% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 114 188 278
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1063 1051 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.63% 33.54% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 821 879 959
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 26 November 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 284 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 169 (59.51%) SQL
2 169 (59.51%) Microsoft
3 134 (47.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 118 (41.55%) Windows
5 116 (40.85%) .NET
6 104 (36.62%) T-SQL
7 103 (36.27%) C#
7 103 (36.27%) MS Excel
8 98 (34.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 87 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (28.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 76 (26.76%) ASP.NET
12 73 (25.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 69 (24.30%) Business Intelligence
14 65 (22.89%) Active Directory
15 62 (21.83%) MS Exchange
16 60 (21.13%) ITIL
16 60 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 55 (19.37%) VMware
18 54 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
19 52 (18.31%) JavaScript
20 51 (17.96%) Citrix
21 50 (17.61%) HTML
22 47 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
22 47 (16.55%) SAN
23 44 (15.49%) NetApp
23 44 (15.49%) MS Office
23 44 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
23 44 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 62 (21.83%) MS Exchange
2 44 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 44 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (14.08%) SharePoint
4 37 (13.03%) IIS
5 27 (9.51%) Office Communications Server
6 21 (7.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 19 (6.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (4.93%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (2.46%) SAS
12 5 (1.76%) Lync
13 3 (1.06%) CMS
14 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 103 (36.27%) MS Excel
2 44 (15.49%) MS Office
3 5 (1.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (4.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.55%) SAN
2 32 (11.27%) NAS
3 15 (5.28%) VPN
4 12 (4.23%) WAAS
4 12 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (3.87%) FTP
6 10 (3.52%) Firewall
7 5 (1.76%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.41%) LAN
8 4 (1.41%) WAN
8 4 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.06%) IPsec
9 3 (1.06%) VPLS
9 3 (1.06%) DMVPN
9 3 (1.06%) SSL
9 3 (1.06%) DNS
9 3 (1.06%) Internet
9 3 (1.06%) MPLS
9 3 (1.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 134 (47.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 98 (34.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 81 (28.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 73 (25.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 60 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (9.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 20 (7.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (3.52%) QlikView
11 9 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (3.17%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (2.82%) Relational Database
13 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Power View
13 6 (2.11%) MySQL
13 6 (2.11%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.76%) OLAP
14 5 (1.76%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 41 (14.44%) Visual Studio
2 26 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (6.34%) Subversion
4 11 (3.87%) MSTest
5 10 (3.52%) NUnit
6 8 (2.82%) TortoiseSVN
7 5 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.41%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.70%) NSubstitute
10 2 (0.70%) Moq
10 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (13.03%) Finance
2 12 (4.23%) Retail
3 10 (3.52%) Legal
4 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 126 (44.37%) Developer
2 45 (15.85%) Analyst
3 31 (10.92%) Software Developer
4 27 (9.51%) .NET Developer
5 26 (9.15%) SQL Developer
5 26 (9.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 25 (8.80%) Architect
7 24 (8.45%) Applications Support
8 23 (8.10%) DBA
8 23 (8.10%) SQL DBA
9 21 (7.39%) Senior Developer
9 21 (7.39%) Support Analyst
10 18 (6.34%) Business Developer
10 18 (6.34%) Applications Support Analyst
10 18 (6.34%) SQL Server Developer
11 16 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.63%) SQL Server DBA
12 15 (5.28%) Technical Engineer
12 15 (5.28%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.93%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (40.85%) .NET
2 76 (26.76%) ASP.NET
3 50 (17.61%) HTML
4 44 (15.49%) .NET Framework
5 41 (14.44%) CSS
6 33 (11.62%) WCF
7 27 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (9.15%) jQuery
9 25 (8.80%) WinForms
10 24 (8.45%) Ajax
10 24 (8.45%) Web Services
11 23 (8.10%) XML
12 21 (7.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (5.63%) WPF
14 11 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (3.87%) XHTML
14 11 (3.87%) Classic ASP
15 10 (3.52%) NHibernate
16 9 (3.17%) Silverlight
17 8 (2.82%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.38%) Clustering
2 17 (5.99%) Statistics
3 16 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.28%) NHS
5 12 (4.23%) Celerra
5 12 (4.23%) CLARiiON
6 11 (3.87%) Replication
7 10 (3.52%) Blackberry
8 9 (3.17%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.11%) Tandem
10 5 (1.76%) DTV
11 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.35%) Physics
13 1 (0.35%) Wiki
13 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
13 1 (0.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 118 (41.55%) Windows
2 40 (14.08%) Linux
3 39 (13.73%) UNIX
4 36 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.82%) Windows XP
6 8 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.41%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.30%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (21.13%) ITIL
4 37 (13.03%) MVC
5 32 (11.27%) CRM
6 31 (10.92%) Change Control
7 29 (10.21%) Technical Architecture
8 27 (9.51%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (8.80%) ETL
10 24 (8.45%) Scrum
11 23 (8.10%) Data Management
12 22 (7.75%) OO
13 18 (6.34%) Performance Management
14 17 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (5.28%) TDD
15 15 (5.28%) Mentoring
16 14 (4.93%) Data Analysis
16 14 (4.93%) OOA/OOD
17 13 (4.58%) DSDM
17 13 (4.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (59.51%) SQL
2 104 (36.62%) T-SQL
3 103 (36.27%) C#
4 52 (18.31%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.69%) VBA
6 17 (5.99%) VB
7 15 (5.28%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.52%) Delphi
9 3 (1.06%) Java
10 2 (0.70%) C
10 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.35%) Perl
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.86%) MCTS
3 22 (7.75%) Degree
4 21 (7.39%) MCSE
5 15 (5.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (4.93%) MCITP
6 14 (4.93%) MCP
6 14 (4.93%) MCAD
6 14 (4.93%) MCSD
7 13 (4.58%) VCAP
8 12 (4.23%) VTSP
8 12 (4.23%) CCIA
8 12 (4.23%) NCDA
8 12 (4.23%) NCIE
8 12 (4.23%) CCA
8 12 (4.23%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (4.23%) CCEA
9 7 (2.46%) MCSA
9 7 (2.46%) CCNP
9 7 (2.46%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (22.89%) Active Directory
2 54 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (13.73%) XenApp
4 27 (9.51%) XenServer
5 20 (7.04%) vSphere
6 18 (6.34%) Hyper-V
7 12 (4.23%) vCloud
7 12 (4.23%) XenDesktop
8 9 (3.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (2.46%) NetBackup
3 6 (2.11%) SCDPM
3 6 (2.11%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.06%) Puppet
4 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.70%) Opsview
5 2 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.35%) SCCM
6 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 169 (59.51%) Microsoft
2 55 (19.37%) VMware
3 51 (17.96%) Citrix
4 44 (15.49%) NetApp
5 32 (11.27%) Oracle
6 29 (10.21%) CommVault
7 27 (9.51%) AppSense
8 21 (7.39%) Cisco
9 19 (6.69%) Symantec
10 18 (6.34%) CheckPoint
11 13 (4.58%) EMC
12 12 (4.23%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.52%) Business Objects
14 9 (3.17%) PeopleSoft
15 8 (2.82%) Tableau
16 6 (2.11%) Veeam
17 4 (1.41%) Cognos
17 4 (1.41%) Kaspersky
18 2 (0.70%) Typemock
18 2 (0.70%) Red Gate
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, Rawdon House
EMIS
Salary: 40k per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + fantastic benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable depending on Experience+bonus+benefits+training
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35K depending on level of experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 30000-35000 Per Annum Attractive basic & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago