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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 84 59 16
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -43
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 102 162 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.07% 4.41% 11.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.78% 13.38% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 77 152 229
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1043 1211 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 31.41% 32.99% 35.79%
Number of salaries quoted 879 984 735
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 248 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 160 (64.52%) SQL
3 133 (53.63%) Microsoft
4 99 (39.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 95 (38.31%) .NET
6 94 (37.90%) Windows
7 92 (37.10%) T-SQL
7 92 (37.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 89 (35.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 84 (33.87%) C#
10 81 (32.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 68 (27.42%) MS Excel
12 63 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
13 57 (22.98%) ASP.NET
13 57 (22.98%) Active Directory
14 54 (21.77%) MS Exchange
15 49 (19.76%) SharePoint
16 48 (19.35%) .NET Framework
16 48 (19.35%) VMware
17 46 (18.55%) ITIL
18 45 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (17.74%) MVC
20 43 (17.34%) JavaScript
21 39 (15.73%) HTML
21 39 (15.73%) Linux
21 39 (15.73%) CSS
22 37 (14.92%) SAN
23 35 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
24 34 (13.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 33 (13.31%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 54 (21.77%) MS Exchange
2 49 (19.76%) SharePoint
3 29 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (9.68%) IIS
5 23 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (6.05%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (4.03%) JBoss
9 9 (3.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (3.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (2.82%) Lync
11 6 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (2.02%) CMS
13 3 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (1.21%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 68 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.68%) MS Office
3 4 (1.61%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (3.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.92%) SAN
2 27 (10.89%) VPN
3 24 (9.68%) NAS
4 19 (7.66%) Intranet
5 15 (6.05%) Internet
5 15 (6.05%) DNS
5 15 (6.05%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (6.05%) Firewall
6 14 (5.65%) FTP
7 8 (3.23%) HTTPS
8 6 (2.42%) SSL
8 6 (2.42%) LAN
8 6 (2.42%) WAN
8 6 (2.42%) DHCP
8 6 (2.42%) MPLS
8 6 (2.42%) BGP
8 6 (2.42%) EIGRP
8 6 (2.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.42%) VRRP
8 6 (2.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 99 (39.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 92 (37.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 89 (35.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 81 (32.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (13.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (2.02%) QlikView
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.61%) JasperReports
11 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.61%) DTS
11 4 (1.61%) OLAP
12 3 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (13.31%) Visual Studio
2 29 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.23%) Subversion
4 3 (1.21%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.21%) NUnit
4 3 (1.21%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (1.21%) MSTest
4 3 (1.21%) Moq
4 3 (1.21%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (10.89%) Finance
2 14 (5.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (5.65%) Retail
3 8 (3.23%) Legal
4 4 (1.61%) Local Government
5 3 (1.21%) Back Office
5 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (44.76%) Developer
2 54 (21.77%) DBA
3 46 (18.55%) SQL DBA
4 33 (13.31%) .NET Developer
5 31 (12.50%) Analyst
6 27 (10.89%) Technical Engineer
7 22 (8.87%) SQL Server DBA
8 19 (7.66%) SQL Developer
9 15 (6.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 14 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (5.65%) C# Developer
11 13 (5.24%) Senior Developer
11 13 (5.24%) Senior Technical Engineer
12 12 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
12 12 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.84%) Software Developer
13 11 (4.44%) Administrator
14 10 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (3.63%) Analyst Programmer
15 9 (3.63%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (38.31%) .NET
2 57 (22.98%) ASP.NET
3 48 (19.35%) .NET Framework
4 39 (15.73%) HTML
4 39 (15.73%) CSS
5 30 (12.10%) XML
6 29 (11.69%) WinForms
6 29 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (9.27%) WCF
8 18 (7.26%) jQuery
9 16 (6.45%) Entity Framework
9 16 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 15 (6.05%) LINQ
10 15 (6.05%) Ajax
11 12 (4.84%) Web Services
12 11 (4.44%) Apache Flex
13 9 (3.63%) WPF
13 9 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (3.23%) MDX
14 8 (3.23%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.89%) Clustering
2 22 (8.87%) Data Centre
3 18 (7.26%) Replication
4 12 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.44%) NHS
6 9 (3.63%) Informatics
7 8 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.82%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.42%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.61%) User Experience
11 3 (1.21%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.81%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.40%) Blog
13 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
13 1 (0.40%) Statistics
13 1 (0.40%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 94 (37.90%) Windows
2 39 (15.73%) Linux
3 35 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (9.68%) UNIX
5 21 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.24%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.63%) Mac OS
9 6 (2.42%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.55%) ITIL
3 44 (17.74%) MVC
4 30 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (11.29%) ETL
6 26 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (9.27%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (8.47%) Change Control
9 20 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
9 20 (8.06%) Service Delivery
10 19 (7.66%) DevOps
11 17 (6.85%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.85%) CRM
12 16 (6.45%) Service Management
13 15 (6.05%) TDD
13 15 (6.05%) OO
14 14 (5.65%) Scrum
14 14 (5.65%) Automated Testing
14 14 (5.65%) SDLC
15 13 (5.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 160 (64.52%) SQL
2 92 (37.10%) T-SQL
3 84 (33.87%) C#
4 43 (17.34%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.66%) PowerShell
6 17 (6.85%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.63%) VB
8 6 (2.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (2.42%) VBA
9 5 (2.02%) VB6
10 3 (1.21%) Delphi
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 20 (8.06%) Degree
2 19 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.63%) MCTS
3 9 (3.63%) MCP
3 9 (3.63%) MCAD
3 9 (3.63%) MCSD
4 8 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.02%) MCSE
6 5 (2.02%) MCSA
7 4 (1.61%) CCNP
7 4 (1.61%) CCDA
7 4 (1.61%) CCDP
7 4 (1.61%) ISEB
7 4 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.61%) CCSA
7 4 (1.61%) CCSE
7 4 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.21%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.10%) SLA
2 9 (3.63%) SNOMED CT
3 6 (2.42%) QA
3 6 (2.42%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.81%) HL7
System Software
1 57 (22.98%) Active Directory
2 45 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (10.89%) XenApp
4 16 (6.45%) Terminal Services
5 13 (5.24%) vSphere
6 5 (2.02%) UAG
6 5 (2.02%) ISA Server
6 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.21%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (6.45%) SCCM
1 16 (6.45%) SCOM
2 12 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.42%) Opsview
4 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.21%) WSUS
5 2 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 133 (53.63%) Microsoft
2 48 (19.35%) VMware
3 28 (11.29%) Citrix
4 27 (10.89%) CheckPoint
5 24 (9.68%) Dell Compellent
6 21 (8.47%) NetApp
7 18 (7.26%) Cisco
8 17 (6.85%) CommVault
9 15 (6.05%) Symantec
10 13 (5.24%) Civica
10 13 (5.24%) Oracle
11 6 (2.42%) Kaspersky
12 4 (1.61%) Epiphany
13 3 (1.21%) Veeam
13 3 (1.21%) Tableau
13 3 (1.21%) IBM
13 3 (1.21%) HP
13 3 (1.21%) Dell
13 3 (1.21%) EMC
13 3 (1.21%) Intel
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