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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 71 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -44
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 112 130 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.17% 3.55% 7.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.92% 11.46% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 93 111 145
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £41,500
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
1026 1134 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.02% 30.93% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 845 872 747
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 211 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 133 (63.03%) SQL
3 104 (49.29%) Microsoft
4 99 (46.92%) .NET
5 97 (45.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 94 (44.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 84 (39.81%) T-SQL
8 78 (36.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 77 (36.49%) C#
10 75 (35.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 69 (32.70%) Windows
12 48 (22.75%) MS Excel
12 48 (22.75%) Visual Studio
13 47 (22.27%) ASP.NET
14 45 (21.33%) MVC
15 44 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (19.91%) JavaScript
16 42 (19.91%) MS Exchange
17 40 (18.96%) Windows Server 2008
18 38 (18.01%) SharePoint
19 37 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 36 (17.06%) ITIL
20 36 (17.06%) Active Directory
20 36 (17.06%) PowerShell
20 36 (17.06%) Team Foundation Server
21 34 (16.11%) VMware
22 31 (14.69%) .NET Framework
22 31 (14.69%) SAN
22 31 (14.69%) HTML
22 31 (14.69%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 42 (19.91%) MS Exchange
2 38 (18.01%) SharePoint
3 31 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (11.37%) IIS
5 19 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (6.64%) CMS
7 13 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (4.74%) JBoss
9 5 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.90%) Lync
11 3 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 48 (22.75%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.58%) MS Office
3 4 (1.90%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.69%) SAN
2 19 (9.00%) VPN
3 17 (8.06%) NAS
4 11 (5.21%) Intranet
5 9 (4.27%) Internet
6 8 (3.79%) Firewall
7 6 (2.84%) DNS
7 6 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.84%) FTP
8 5 (2.37%) DHCP
9 4 (1.90%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.90%) SSH
10 3 (1.42%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.95%) DMVPN
11 2 (0.95%) HSRP
11 2 (0.95%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (0.95%) VPLS
11 2 (0.95%) IPsec
11 2 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (45.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 94 (44.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (36.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (35.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (14.69%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (6.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (5.21%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.27%) DTS
11 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database
12 7 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (3.32%) OLAP
13 4 (1.90%) JasperReports
14 3 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.95%) Adabas
15 2 (0.95%) QlikView
16 1 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
16 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (22.75%) Visual Studio
2 36 (17.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.79%) Toad
4 7 (3.32%) NUnit
5 3 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.95%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (12.80%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (5.69%) Retail
3 10 (4.74%) Marketing
4 8 (3.79%) Legal
5 5 (2.37%) Back Office
6 4 (1.90%) Local Government
7 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.95%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 104 (49.29%) Developer
2 40 (18.96%) .NET Developer
3 35 (16.59%) DBA
4 23 (10.90%) Analyst
4 23 (10.90%) Technical Engineer
4 23 (10.90%) SQL DBA
5 18 (8.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Programmer
8 12 (5.69%) Administrator
8 12 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (5.21%) SQL Server DBA
9 11 (5.21%) Technical Leader
9 11 (5.21%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 10 (4.74%) Analyst Programmer
11 9 (4.27%) Junior
11 9 (4.27%) Senior DBA
11 9 (4.27%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.79%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (46.92%) .NET
2 47 (22.27%) ASP.NET
3 31 (14.69%) HTML
3 31 (14.69%) .NET Framework
4 27 (12.80%) XML
4 27 (12.80%) CSS
5 23 (10.90%) LINQ
6 20 (9.48%) WinForms
7 19 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (6.64%) jQuery
8 14 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (6.16%) WCF
10 11 (5.21%) MDX
11 9 (4.27%) Apache Flex
11 9 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (3.79%) Web Services
13 7 (3.32%) MSMQ
13 7 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (2.37%) Entity Framework
14 5 (2.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.43%) Clustering
2 18 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.16%) Replication
4 12 (5.69%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.69%) NHS
5 10 (4.74%) Informatics
6 8 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.32%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.37%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.90%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.42%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.95%) Telematics
11 2 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.47%) Blog
12 1 (0.47%) User Experience
12 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 69 (32.70%) Windows
2 40 (18.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (13.74%) Linux
4 20 (9.48%) UNIX
5 16 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.42%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.33%) MVC
2 44 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (17.06%) ITIL
4 29 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (12.80%) TDD
6 24 (11.37%) ETL
6 24 (11.37%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (10.90%) OOP
8 19 (9.00%) Service Delivery
8 19 (9.00%) Change Control
9 17 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.58%) SDLC
11 14 (6.64%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (5.69%) Migration
13 11 (5.21%) Data Modelling
13 11 (5.21%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (4.74%) Scrum
14 10 (4.74%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 133 (63.03%) SQL
2 84 (39.81%) T-SQL
3 77 (36.49%) C#
4 42 (19.91%) JavaScript
5 36 (17.06%) PowerShell
6 21 (9.95%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.74%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.84%) VB
8 6 (2.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (2.37%) VB6
10 3 (1.42%) VBA
11 1 (0.47%) Java
11 1 (0.47%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 1 (0.47%) FQL
Qualifications
1 28 (13.27%) Degree
2 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.95%) MCTS
4 2 (0.95%) MCITP
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PMP
5 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.47%) MCSE
5 1 (0.47%) MCSA
5 1 (0.47%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.48%) SLA
2 10 (4.74%) SNOMED CT
3 6 (2.84%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.37%) QA
5 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.42%) HL7
System Software
1 36 (17.06%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.48%) XenApp
4 7 (3.32%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.37%) ISA Server
5 5 (2.37%) vSphere
5 5 (2.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (7.11%) SCCM
1 15 (7.11%) SCOM
2 9 (4.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.84%) Opsview
4 2 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (49.29%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.11%) VMware
3 25 (11.85%) Citrix
4 22 (10.43%) NetApp
5 17 (8.06%) CommVault
5 17 (8.06%) Dell Compellent
6 15 (7.11%) CheckPoint
7 14 (6.64%) Cisco
7 14 (6.64%) Oracle
8 11 (5.21%) Civica
9 9 (4.27%) Symantec
10 6 (2.84%) Kaspersky
11 4 (1.90%) Epiphany
11 4 (1.90%) HP
12 3 (1.42%) Avaya
12 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.95%) Cognos
13 2 (0.95%) Veeam
14 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.47%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago