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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 62 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 108 137 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.01% 3.88% 3.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.32% 12.40% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 108 109 116
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £36,017
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
811 1105 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 30.15% 31.30% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 713 908 924
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 212 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 135 (63.68%) SQL
3 109 (51.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 105 (49.53%) Microsoft
5 98 (46.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 96 (45.28%) T-SQL
7 77 (36.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 70 (33.02%) .NET
9 66 (31.13%) C#
10 64 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (29.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 62 (29.25%) Windows
12 59 (27.83%) VMware
13 57 (26.89%) Windows Server
14 55 (25.94%) Active Directory
14 55 (25.94%) MS Exchange
14 55 (25.94%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 51 (24.06%) MS Excel
17 48 (22.64%) ASP.NET
18 44 (20.75%) Citrix
18 44 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
19 42 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (18.87%) Finance
21 38 (17.92%) Cisco
22 37 (17.45%) Visual Studio
22 37 (17.45%) ITIL
23 36 (16.98%) ETL
23 36 (16.98%) MVC
24 34 (16.04%) vSphere

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (25.94%) MS Exchange
2 52 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (11.79%) IIS
4 12 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.36%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.36%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.89%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.94%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) Apache
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (24.06%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.83%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) Office 365
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.02%) SAN
2 16 (7.55%) IP Telephony
3 15 (7.08%) DHCP
3 15 (7.08%) DNS
3 15 (7.08%) Firewall
4 10 (4.72%) NAS
5 6 (2.83%) LAN
5 6 (2.83%) VPN
6 5 (2.36%) Internet
7 4 (1.89%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (1.89%) Skype
7 4 (1.89%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.42%) WAN
9 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.47%) ISDN
9 1 (0.47%) OSPF
9 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.47%) VLAN
9 1 (0.47%) VoIP
9 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 109 (51.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 98 (46.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 77 (36.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 62 (29.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (12.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (12.26%) Relational Database
8 18 (8.49%) SSDT
9 14 (6.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.89%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.42%) MySQL
11 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.42%) RavenDB
11 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.42%) Redis
12 2 (0.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (0.94%) DTS
13 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (17.45%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.83%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.89%) NUnit
5 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.47%) Moq
5 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.47%) Subversion
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (18.87%) Finance
2 24 (11.32%) Legal
3 15 (7.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.36%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (46.23%) Developer
2 65 (30.66%) SQL Developer
3 39 (18.40%) Senior Developer
4 35 (16.51%) Senior SQL Developer
5 34 (16.04%) DBA
6 33 (15.57%) SQL DBA
7 29 (13.68%) Analyst
8 28 (13.21%) Team Leader
9 24 (11.32%) .NET Developer
9 24 (11.32%) SQL Server Developer
10 22 (10.38%) C# Developer
11 21 (9.91%) SSIS Developer
12 20 (9.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 20 (9.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 19 (8.96%) Administrator
13 19 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (8.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 17 (8.02%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (8.02%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
15 16 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (33.02%) .NET
2 48 (22.64%) ASP.NET
3 22 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (9.91%) WCF
5 18 (8.49%) .NET Framework
6 16 (7.55%) HTML
6 16 (7.55%) jQuery
7 15 (7.08%) XML
8 14 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 12 (5.66%) Entity Framework
10 11 (5.19%) NHibernate
11 10 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (4.25%) HTML5
12 9 (4.25%) Kendo UI
12 9 (4.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 9 (4.25%) Unity DI Container
12 9 (4.25%) Web Services
13 7 (3.30%) CSS
13 7 (3.30%) SOAP
14 6 (2.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.49%) Replication
2 12 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.72%) Clustering
4 9 (4.25%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (4.25%) iPad
4 9 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.83%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.83%) Celerra
6 6 (2.83%) CLARiiON
6 6 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.83%) iPhone
7 4 (1.89%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.94%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.47%) PKI
9 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (29.25%) Windows
2 57 (26.89%) Windows Server
3 55 (25.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (7.08%) Windows 7
6 13 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.77%) Linux
7 8 (3.77%) Unix
8 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (17.45%) ITIL
3 36 (16.98%) ETL
3 36 (16.98%) MVC
4 34 (16.04%) Performance Tuning
4 34 (16.04%) Scrum
5 30 (14.15%) Server Virtualisation
6 26 (12.26%) Service Management
7 24 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (11.32%) High Availability
8 22 (10.38%) Service Delivery
9 21 (9.91%) Project Management
10 19 (8.96%) Unit Testing
11 14 (6.60%) SDLC
12 13 (6.13%) Business Continuity
13 11 (5.19%) Coaching
13 11 (5.19%) Performance Management
13 11 (5.19%) Web Development
14 10 (4.72%) TDD
15 9 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 135 (63.68%) SQL
2 96 (45.28%) T-SQL
3 66 (31.13%) C#
4 29 (13.68%) VB.NET
5 22 (10.38%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.08%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.30%) Java
8 1 (0.47%) Ruby
8 1 (0.47%) VB
8 1 (0.47%) VBA
8 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.19%) Degree
3 4 (1.89%) MCP
3 4 (1.89%) MCSE
4 2 (0.94%) MCITP
4 2 (0.94%) MCTS
5 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.49%) SLA
2 5 (2.36%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (25.94%) Active Directory
2 42 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (16.04%) vSphere
4 17 (8.02%) XenApp
5 14 (6.60%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.83%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.72%) SCCM
2 6 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (2.83%) WSUS
3 3 (1.42%) SCOM
3 3 (1.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 105 (49.53%) Microsoft
2 59 (27.83%) VMware
3 44 (20.75%) Citrix
4 38 (17.92%) Cisco
5 30 (14.15%) Avaya
6 11 (5.19%) HP
6 11 (5.19%) NetApp
7 10 (4.72%) Symantec
8 7 (3.30%) Google
9 6 (2.83%) 3PAR
9 6 (2.83%) CommVault
9 6 (2.83%) Dell
9 6 (2.83%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (2.83%) EMC
9 6 (2.83%) Kaspersky
9 6 (2.83%) Remedy
10 4 (1.89%) iManage
10 4 (1.89%) Oracle
10 4 (1.89%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.89%) Veeam
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