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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 54 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 151 219 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.13% 6.30% 7.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.67% 18.75% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 138 194 194
Average salary £39,250 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.53% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,650 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
1192 1168 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 32.63% 33.62% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 995 968 830
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 £28,500 £28,125 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 4 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 304 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 190 (62.50%) SQL
3 175 (57.57%) Microsoft
4 150 (49.34%) Windows
5 117 (38.49%) .NET
6 116 (38.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 111 (36.51%) C#
8 109 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
9 107 (35.20%) MS Excel
10 105 (34.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 95 (31.25%) T-SQL
12 82 (26.97%) ASP.NET
12 82 (26.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 72 (23.68%) Active Directory
14 70 (23.03%) .NET Framework
15 66 (21.71%) MS Exchange
16 64 (21.05%) HTML
17 63 (20.72%) Microsoft Certification
18 62 (20.39%) ITIL
18 62 (20.39%) VMware
19 61 (20.07%) JavaScript
20 59 (19.41%) SAN
21 58 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
22 56 (18.42%) SharePoint
23 55 (18.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 54 (17.76%) CSS
24 54 (17.76%) IIS
25 50 (16.45%) Linux
25 50 (16.45%) Citrix
26 49 (16.12%) UNIX

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 66 (21.71%) MS Exchange
2 56 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 54 (17.76%) IIS
4 41 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 41 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (9.87%) BizTalk Server
5 30 (9.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 30 (9.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (4.61%) Office Communications Server
8 9 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.32%) Lync
10 4 (1.32%) SAS
11 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 107 (35.20%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.18%) MS Office
3 4 (1.32%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (11.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.97%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 28 (9.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (19.41%) SAN
2 42 (13.82%) NAS
3 35 (11.51%) VPN
4 18 (5.92%) Firewall
5 13 (4.28%) DNS
5 13 (4.28%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (3.29%) Intranet
7 9 (2.96%) Internet
7 9 (2.96%) FTP
8 8 (2.63%) LAN
8 8 (2.63%) WAN
9 7 (2.30%) EIGRP
9 7 (2.30%) BGP
9 7 (2.30%) MPLS
9 7 (2.30%) SSL
9 7 (2.30%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.30%) IPsec
9 7 (2.30%) DMVPN
9 7 (2.30%) VPLS
10 6 (1.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 116 (38.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 105 (34.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 82 (26.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (18.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (11.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (5.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 17 (5.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 13 (4.28%) Oracle9i Database
9 13 (4.28%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (2.96%) Data Mining
12 7 (2.30%) Big Data
13 6 (1.97%) QlikView
13 6 (1.97%) MySQL
14 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Power View
15 3 (0.99%) MOLAP
15 3 (0.99%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 39 (12.83%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.91%) Subversion
3 15 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (4.28%) NUnit
4 13 (4.28%) TortoiseSVN
4 13 (4.28%) MSTest
5 7 (2.30%) ReSharper
5 7 (2.30%) SoapUI
5 7 (2.30%) Moq
6 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (12.83%) Finance
2 20 (6.58%) Retail
3 7 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (2.30%) Legal
4 1 (0.33%) Banking
4 1 (0.33%) Automotive
4 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 142 (46.71%) Developer
2 44 (14.47%) DBA
3 43 (14.14%) SQL DBA
4 37 (12.17%) Analyst
5 32 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 28 (9.21%) Software Developer
6 28 (9.21%) SharePoint Developer
6 28 (9.21%) Technical Engineer
7 27 (8.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 26 (8.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 24 (7.89%) Business Developer
10 22 (7.24%) SQL Developer
11 21 (6.91%) Applications Support
12 20 (6.58%) Senior Developer
13 18 (5.92%) Architect
13 18 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (5.59%) C# Developer
14 17 (5.59%) Support Analyst
14 17 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (38.49%) .NET
2 82 (26.97%) ASP.NET
3 70 (23.03%) .NET Framework
4 64 (21.05%) HTML
5 54 (17.76%) CSS
6 47 (15.46%) WCF
7 41 (13.49%) Ajax
8 37 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (9.87%) WinForms
10 26 (8.55%) XML
10 26 (8.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 25 (8.22%) jQuery
12 21 (6.91%) Web Services
13 19 (6.25%) WPF
14 13 (4.28%) MSMQ
14 13 (4.28%) XHTML
14 13 (4.28%) NHibernate
14 13 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (3.95%) Silverlight
16 10 (3.29%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.17%) Clustering
2 20 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.26%) Replication
4 15 (4.93%) Statistics
5 13 (4.28%) NHS
6 10 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.96%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.64%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.32%) Celerra
10 4 (1.32%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.66%) User Experience
11 2 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.33%) SCADA
12 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 150 (49.34%) Windows
2 50 (16.45%) Linux
3 49 (16.12%) UNIX
4 42 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (4.61%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.29%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.30%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (20.39%) ITIL
3 46 (15.13%) CRM
3 46 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (14.47%) MVC
5 36 (11.84%) Change Control
6 32 (10.53%) OO
7 30 (9.87%) ETL
8 29 (9.54%) Technical Architecture
9 28 (9.21%) OOA/OOD
10 27 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (8.88%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (8.55%) Scrum
12 23 (7.57%) DevOps
13 22 (7.24%) Mentoring
14 19 (6.25%) Data Management
14 19 (6.25%) Service Delivery
15 18 (5.92%) Automated Testing
16 17 (5.59%) TDD
16 17 (5.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (62.50%) SQL
2 111 (36.51%) C#
3 95 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 61 (20.07%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.92%) VB
6 13 (4.28%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.28%) Delphi
7 11 (3.62%) VBA
8 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.66%) C
8 2 (0.66%) Java
8 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (20.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (11.18%) MCTS
3 30 (9.87%) MCP
4 28 (9.21%) MCAD
4 28 (9.21%) MCSD
5 19 (6.25%) MCSE
6 15 (4.93%) Degree
7 13 (4.28%) MCSA
7 13 (4.28%) VCP4
8 11 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.96%) CCNP
10 8 (2.63%) CCSE
10 8 (2.63%) CCSA
10 8 (2.63%) CCNA
10 8 (2.63%) CCDA
10 8 (2.63%) CCDP
11 7 (2.30%) CISSP
11 7 (2.30%) VCP5
12 6 (1.97%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.80%) SLA
2 3 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 72 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 58 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (14.14%) XenApp
4 17 (5.59%) Hyper-V
5 16 (5.26%) vSphere
6 14 (4.61%) XenServer
6 14 (4.61%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.32%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.32%) vCloud
7 4 (1.32%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (5.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (3.29%) NetBackup
3 9 (2.96%) Opsview
4 7 (2.30%) SCCM
4 7 (2.30%) SCOM
5 6 (1.97%) SCDPM
5 6 (1.97%) ARCserve
6 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.99%) WSUS
6 3 (0.99%) Puppet
7 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 175 (57.57%) Microsoft
2 62 (20.39%) VMware
3 50 (16.45%) Citrix
4 41 (13.49%) NetApp
5 33 (10.86%) Oracle
6 30 (9.87%) CheckPoint
7 29 (9.54%) CommVault
8 28 (9.21%) Symantec
9 20 (6.58%) Cisco
10 14 (4.61%) AppSense
11 11 (3.62%) Civica
11 11 (3.62%) Kaspersky
12 9 (2.96%) PeopleSoft
13 8 (2.63%) EMC
14 7 (2.30%) Apple
14 7 (2.30%) Veeam
15 6 (1.97%) Tableau
15 6 (1.97%) Business Objects
16 4 (1.32%) 3PAR
16 4 (1.32%) Intel
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