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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 52 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 146 233 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.37% 7.18% 9.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.90% 21.71% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 113 181 251
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 £27,600 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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
1050 1073 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 31.41% 33.07% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 825 879 927
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 271 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 161 (59.41%) SQL
3 160 (59.04%) Microsoft
4 121 (44.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 120 (44.28%) Windows
6 105 (38.75%) MS Excel
7 104 (38.38%) .NET
8 96 (35.42%) C#
9 91 (33.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 90 (33.21%) T-SQL
11 87 (32.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 83 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (25.46%) ASP.NET
14 66 (24.35%) Active Directory
15 65 (23.99%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (23.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 61 (22.51%) MS Exchange
18 60 (22.14%) ITIL
19 54 (19.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 54 (19.93%) VMware
20 53 (19.56%) JavaScript
20 53 (19.56%) Citrix
21 52 (19.19%) HTML
21 52 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
22 49 (18.08%) SAN
22 49 (18.08%) .NET Framework
23 48 (17.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 46 (16.97%) Data Warehouse
24 46 (16.97%) SLA
25 43 (15.87%) CSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 61 (22.51%) MS Exchange
2 43 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2007
2 43 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (15.50%) SharePoint
4 38 (14.02%) IIS
5 23 (8.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 22 (8.12%) Office Communications Server
7 20 (7.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (6.64%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (3.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (2.58%) SAS
12 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (1.48%) Lync
14 3 (1.11%) CMS
15 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 105 (38.75%) MS Excel
2 36 (13.28%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (8.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (6.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.08%) SAN
2 34 (12.55%) NAS
3 21 (7.75%) VPN
4 13 (4.80%) Firewall
5 11 (4.06%) WAAS
5 11 (4.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (3.69%) FTP
7 6 (2.21%) DNS
8 5 (1.85%) LAN
8 5 (1.85%) WAN
8 5 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.48%) IPsec
9 4 (1.48%) VPLS
9 4 (1.48%) DMVPN
9 4 (1.48%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.48%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.48%) SSL
9 4 (1.48%) MPLS
9 4 (1.48%) OSPF
9 4 (1.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 121 (44.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 91 (33.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 87 (32.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 63 (23.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (17.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (16.97%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (8.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 17 (6.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (3.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (3.69%) Oracle9i Database
10 10 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (3.69%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.32%) QlikView
11 9 (3.32%) Data Mining
12 8 (2.95%) Relational Database
13 6 (2.21%) MySQL
14 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Power View
14 5 (1.85%) Big Data
15 4 (1.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (14.39%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.01%) Subversion
3 16 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.06%) NUnit
4 11 (4.06%) MSTest
5 9 (3.32%) TortoiseSVN
6 5 (1.85%) Moq
6 5 (1.85%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.85%) ReSharper
7 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.74%) NSubstitute
General
1 38 (14.02%) Finance
2 19 (7.01%) Retail
3 8 (2.95%) Legal
4 5 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (44.28%) Developer
2 41 (15.13%) Analyst
3 29 (10.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 27 (9.96%) .NET Developer
5 25 (9.23%) Software Developer
6 23 (8.49%) Architect
6 23 (8.49%) Business Developer
6 23 (8.49%) SQL Developer
7 22 (8.12%) SQL DBA
7 22 (8.12%) DBA
7 22 (8.12%) Applications Support
8 20 (7.38%) Senior Developer
8 20 (7.38%) Support Analyst
9 18 (6.64%) SharePoint Developer
10 17 (6.27%) Technical Engineer
10 17 (6.27%) Applications Support Analyst
11 15 (5.54%) SQL Server DBA
11 15 (5.54%) SQL Server Developer
12 14 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (4.80%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (38.38%) .NET
2 69 (25.46%) ASP.NET
3 52 (19.19%) HTML
4 49 (18.08%) .NET Framework
5 43 (15.87%) CSS
6 34 (12.55%) WCF
7 29 (10.70%) Ajax
8 24 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (7.75%) jQuery
9 21 (7.75%) WinForms
9 21 (7.75%) XML
10 20 (7.38%) Web Services
11 18 (6.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 16 (5.90%) WPF
13 12 (4.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (4.06%) XHTML
14 11 (4.06%) NHibernate
15 10 (3.69%) Classic ASP
15 10 (3.69%) Silverlight
16 9 (3.32%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.55%) Clustering
2 22 (8.12%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.90%) Statistics
5 14 (5.17%) NHS
6 11 (4.06%) Replication
6 11 (4.06%) CLARiiON
6 11 (4.06%) Celerra
7 10 (3.69%) Visualisation
7 10 (3.69%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.11%) Tandem
10 2 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.37%) Physics
11 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 120 (44.28%) Windows
2 40 (14.76%) Linux
2 40 (14.76%) UNIX
3 38 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (4.80%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.95%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.85%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (23.99%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (22.14%) ITIL
4 36 (13.28%) CRM
4 36 (13.28%) MVC
5 31 (11.44%) Change Control
6 28 (10.33%) Technical Architecture
6 28 (10.33%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (9.23%) OO
8 23 (8.49%) ETL
9 22 (8.12%) Mentoring
10 20 (7.38%) Scrum
10 20 (7.38%) Data Management
11 18 (6.64%) OOA/OOD
11 18 (6.64%) Performance Management
12 13 (4.80%) Data Analysis
12 13 (4.80%) TDD
13 12 (4.43%) Project Management
14 11 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (3.69%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 161 (59.41%) SQL
2 96 (35.42%) C#
3 90 (33.21%) T-SQL
4 53 (19.56%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.64%) VBA
6 16 (5.90%) VB
7 15 (5.54%) VB.NET
8 11 (4.06%) Delphi
9 3 (1.11%) Java
10 2 (0.74%) C
10 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.37%) Perl
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.37%) C++
11 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (19.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (11.44%) MCTS
3 24 (8.86%) MCSE
4 20 (7.38%) MCP
4 20 (7.38%) Degree
5 18 (6.64%) MCAD
5 18 (6.64%) MCSD
6 16 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (4.80%) MCITP
7 13 (4.80%) VCAP
8 11 (4.06%) VTSP
8 11 (4.06%) CCIA
8 11 (4.06%) NCDA
8 11 (4.06%) NCIE
8 11 (4.06%) MCSA
8 11 (4.06%) CCA
8 11 (4.06%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (4.06%) CCEA
9 9 (3.32%) CCNP
9 9 (3.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (16.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 66 (24.35%) Active Directory
2 52 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (14.39%) XenApp
4 22 (8.12%) XenServer
5 21 (7.75%) Hyper-V
6 18 (6.64%) vSphere
7 11 (4.06%) XenDesktop
7 11 (4.06%) vCloud
8 9 (3.32%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (4.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (2.58%) NetBackup
3 6 (2.21%) SCDPM
3 6 (2.21%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.11%) Opsview
4 3 (1.11%) Puppet
4 3 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.74%) WSUS
6 1 (0.37%) SCCM
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 160 (59.04%) Microsoft
2 54 (19.93%) VMware
3 53 (19.56%) Citrix
4 43 (15.87%) NetApp
5 34 (12.55%) Oracle
6 28 (10.33%) CommVault
7 22 (8.12%) AppSense
8 21 (7.75%) Cisco
9 20 (7.38%) CheckPoint
9 20 (7.38%) Symantec
10 12 (4.43%) EMC
11 11 (4.06%) 3PAR
12 10 (3.69%) Business Objects
13 9 (3.32%) PeopleSoft
14 7 (2.58%) Tableau
15 6 (2.21%) Veeam
16 5 (1.85%) Kaspersky
16 5 (1.85%) Apple
17 4 (1.48%) Civica
17 4 (1.48%) Cognos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 25 days ago