The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 62 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 143 232 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.89% 8.99% 10.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.75% 26.27% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 127 177 240
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1217 883 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 33.12% 34.21% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 975 709 813
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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 31 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 341 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 223 (65.40%) SQL
3 189 (55.43%) T-SQL
4 186 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 185 (54.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 177 (51.91%) .NET
7 160 (46.92%) C#
8 116 (34.02%) ASP.NET
9 102 (29.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 102 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
10 96 (28.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 95 (27.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 92 (26.98%) Windows
13 79 (23.17%) MS Excel
13 79 (23.17%) Business Intelligence
13 79 (23.17%) MVC
14 68 (19.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 65 (19.06%) JavaScript
16 58 (17.01%) TDD
17 52 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
18 50 (14.66%) .NET Framework
19 49 (14.37%) Data Warehouse
20 48 (14.08%) HTML
20 48 (14.08%) IIS
20 48 (14.08%) CSS
21 46 (13.49%) Visual Studio
22 45 (13.20%) Scrum
23 44 (12.90%) Active Directory
24 42 (12.32%) Unit Testing
25 40 (11.73%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (14.08%) IIS
2 38 (11.14%) MS Exchange
3 30 (8.80%) SharePoint
4 28 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (5.87%) Office Communications Server
6 18 (5.28%) CMS
7 16 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (3.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (2.64%) Lync
10 8 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.47%) SAS
12 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 79 (23.17%) MS Excel
2 38 (11.14%) MS Office
3 5 (1.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.68%) SAN
2 26 (7.62%) NAS
3 11 (3.23%) Firewall
4 7 (2.05%) VPN
4 7 (2.05%) Internet
5 6 (1.76%) NetScaler
5 6 (1.76%) FTP
6 5 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (1.47%) WAAS
7 4 (1.17%) Intranet
7 4 (1.17%) LAN
7 4 (1.17%) WAN
8 3 (0.88%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.59%) DNS
10 1 (0.29%) SSH
10 1 (0.29%) IPsec
10 1 (0.29%) SSL
10 1 (0.29%) HTTP
10 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 185 (54.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 102 (29.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 96 (28.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 95 (27.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 68 (19.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 49 (14.37%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (9.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 12 (3.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (2.05%) Data Mining
10 7 (2.05%) QlikView
11 6 (1.76%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.76%) ProClarity
12 4 (1.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.59%) OLAP
14 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (13.49%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.17%) ReSharper
5 4 (1.17%) Subversion
6 3 (0.88%) NUnit
7 2 (0.59%) MSTest
7 2 (0.59%) Moq
8 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (7.62%) Finance
2 13 (3.81%) Legal
3 5 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (0.29%) Retail
4 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.29%) Back Office
4 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 229 (67.16%) Developer
2 78 (22.87%) Software Developer
3 65 (19.06%) .NET Developer
4 57 (16.72%) SQL Developer
5 32 (9.38%) Analyst
6 31 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 28 (8.21%) C# Developer
7 28 (8.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 27 (7.92%) SQL Server Developer
9 22 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (6.16%) C# Software Developer
11 20 (5.87%) ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (5.87%) DBA
12 19 (5.57%) Senior .NET Developer
13 18 (5.28%) Graduate Developer
13 18 (5.28%) Graduate
13 18 (5.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (4.69%) Junior
14 16 (4.69%) Database Developer
14 16 (4.69%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (51.91%) .NET
2 116 (34.02%) ASP.NET
3 50 (14.66%) .NET Framework
4 48 (14.08%) HTML
4 48 (14.08%) CSS
5 40 (11.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (10.85%) jQuery
7 29 (8.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 29 (8.50%) WinForms
8 24 (7.04%) WCF
9 23 (6.74%) Web Services
9 23 (6.74%) XML
10 20 (5.87%) JSON
11 16 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 16 (4.69%) RESTful
12 13 (3.81%) Ajax
13 12 (3.52%) MDX
13 12 (3.52%) WPF
14 9 (2.64%) WSE
15 6 (1.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.26%) Clustering
2 22 (6.45%) NHS
2 22 (6.45%) DTV
3 21 (6.16%) Tandem
4 7 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (1.76%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.47%) CLARiiON
6 5 (1.47%) Replication
6 5 (1.47%) Celerra
6 5 (1.47%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.17%) Statistics
7 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.29%) VSAM
10 1 (0.29%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 92 (26.98%) Windows
2 38 (11.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (9.09%) Linux
4 27 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (6.74%) UNIX
6 13 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.47%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.47%) CentOS
8 4 (1.17%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.88%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (23.17%) Business Intelligence
2 79 (23.17%) MVC
3 58 (17.01%) TDD
4 45 (13.20%) Scrum
5 42 (12.32%) Unit Testing
6 40 (11.73%) Low Latency
7 36 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (8.80%) BDD
9 29 (8.50%) Change Control
9 29 (8.50%) RUP
9 29 (8.50%) DSDM
10 24 (7.04%) ITIL
10 24 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (6.45%) ETL
12 21 (6.16%) Technical Architecture
13 19 (5.57%) Data Management
14 17 (4.99%) OO
15 16 (4.69%) Web Development
16 13 (3.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 223 (65.40%) SQL
2 189 (55.43%) T-SQL
3 160 (46.92%) C#
4 65 (19.06%) JavaScript
5 20 (5.87%) VBA
6 14 (4.11%) VB.NET
7 11 (3.23%) VB
8 8 (2.35%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.76%) VBScript
10 5 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.17%) Java
12 3 (0.88%) VB6
12 3 (0.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.59%) PHP
14 1 (0.29%) XAML
14 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (5.28%) Degree
2 16 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.81%) MCSE
4 9 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.35%) CCNA
6 7 (2.05%) MCSA
7 5 (1.47%) MCTS
7 5 (1.47%) MCITP
7 5 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.47%) CCA
7 5 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (1.47%) CCEA
7 5 (1.47%) CCIA
7 5 (1.47%) VCAP
7 5 (1.47%) VTSP
7 5 (1.47%) NCDA
7 5 (1.47%) NCIE
8 3 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.59%) CCIE
9 2 (0.59%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.33%) SLA
2 15 (4.40%) QA
3 6 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 36 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.33%) XenApp
4 24 (7.04%) XenServer
5 13 (3.81%) vSphere
6 11 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.76%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.47%) vCloud
9 4 (1.17%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.17%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (1.47%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.17%) SCCM
3 4 (1.17%) SCOM
4 3 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.88%) WSUS
5 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.29%) Nagios
5 1 (0.29%) Opsview
Vendors
1 186 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.85%) Citrix
3 36 (10.56%) VMware
4 27 (7.92%) NetApp
5 23 (6.74%) CommVault
6 19 (5.57%) AppSense
7 14 (4.11%) Cisco
8 11 (3.23%) Oracle
9 9 (2.64%) Symantec
10 8 (2.35%) EMC
11 6 (1.76%) Dell
11 6 (1.76%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.76%) Metastorm
12 5 (1.47%) Business Objects
12 5 (1.47%) Juniper
12 5 (1.47%) Remedy
12 5 (1.47%) Tableau
12 5 (1.47%) Red Gate
12 5 (1.47%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.17%) Typemock
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £2500.00 - £3700.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + PENSION
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34233 - £38511 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42500.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + on call
Posted: 19 days ago