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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 77 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 121 178 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.60% 5.19% 7.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.43% 15.95% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 107 161 188
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
1283 1116 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 38.15% 32.55% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 925 933
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £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 5 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 256 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 162 (63.28%) SQL
3 135 (52.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 105 (41.02%) T-SQL
5 101 (39.45%) Microsoft
6 92 (35.94%) Windows
7 87 (33.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 81 (31.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 81 (31.64%) .NET
9 73 (28.52%) C#
10 69 (26.95%) MS Exchange
11 64 (25.00%) VMware
12 62 (24.22%) MS Excel
13 60 (23.44%) Citrix
14 59 (23.05%) Active Directory
14 59 (23.05%) Exchange Server 2010
15 56 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
16 55 (21.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 54 (21.09%) NetApp
18 51 (19.92%) IIS
18 51 (19.92%) Windows Server
19 49 (19.14%) ASP.NET
20 47 (18.36%) SAN
20 47 (18.36%) MVC
20 47 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
21 42 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
22 41 (16.02%) JavaScript
23 37 (14.45%) Linux
23 37 (14.45%) SharePoint
24 36 (14.06%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 69 (26.95%) MS Exchange
2 59 (23.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (19.92%) IIS
4 37 (14.45%) SharePoint
5 32 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (7.03%) CMS
9 3 (1.17%) Node.js
9 3 (1.17%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (24.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.17%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.39%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.36%) SAN
2 33 (12.89%) VPN
3 31 (12.11%) NAS
4 9 (3.52%) Firewall
5 8 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.73%) DHCP
6 7 (2.73%) DNS
7 4 (1.56%) Internet
8 3 (1.17%) HTTP
8 3 (1.17%) SSL
9 2 (0.78%) FTP
9 2 (0.78%) VoIP
10 1 (0.39%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 135 (52.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 87 (33.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (31.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 55 (21.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (11.33%) Relational Database
7 27 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (8.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.73%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.34%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.34%) OLAP
13 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.56%) MySQL
14 4 (1.56%) QlikView
15 3 (1.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 3 (1.17%) RavenDB
15 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (14.06%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.13%) NUnit
3 8 (3.13%) Toad
4 7 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.95%) Subversion
6 3 (1.17%) Bower
6 3 (1.17%) Grunt
6 3 (1.17%) Moq
6 3 (1.17%) NuGet
6 3 (1.17%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.17%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (10.94%) Finance
2 26 (10.16%) Retail
3 17 (6.64%) Marketing
4 13 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.17%) Advertising
5 3 (1.17%) Legal
5 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 132 (51.56%) Developer
2 61 (23.83%) .NET Developer
3 58 (22.66%) SQL Developer
4 36 (14.06%) Technical Engineer
5 30 (11.72%) Analyst
6 29 (11.33%) T-SQL Developer
7 24 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (9.38%) Senior Developer
8 21 (8.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 21 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (8.20%) C# Developer
8 21 (8.20%) Programmer
9 20 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (7.81%) IT Engineer
9 20 (7.81%) SQL BI Developer
10 19 (7.42%) Senior Technical Engineer
11 18 (7.03%) Analyst Programmer
11 18 (7.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (7.03%) Exchange Engineer
11 18 (7.03%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (31.64%) .NET
2 49 (19.14%) ASP.NET
3 29 (11.33%) .NET Framework
4 27 (10.55%) XML
5 23 (8.98%) HTML
6 20 (7.81%) jQuery
7 19 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (7.03%) Apache Flex
9 17 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 17 (6.64%) LINQ
10 16 (6.25%) WCF
11 15 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (4.69%) Unity DI Container
13 11 (4.30%) CSS
13 11 (4.30%) HTML5
13 11 (4.30%) NHibernate
14 10 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 10 (3.91%) Entity Framework
15 9 (3.52%) Kendo UI
15 9 (3.52%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.33%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.03%) CMDB
3 16 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.08%) NHS
5 12 (4.69%) Clustering
5 12 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.17%) Blog
9 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.39%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.39%) Telematics
11 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 92 (35.94%) Windows
2 56 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (19.92%) Windows Server
4 37 (14.45%) Linux
5 32 (12.50%) Unix
6 27 (10.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (18.36%) MVC
2 34 (13.28%) ITIL
3 33 (12.89%) TDD
4 31 (12.11%) Service Delivery
5 30 (11.72%) Change Control
6 25 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (8.59%) ETL
8 21 (8.20%) Change Management
8 21 (8.20%) Presales
8 21 (8.20%) Technical Architecture
9 20 (7.81%) Migration
9 20 (7.81%) OOP
10 18 (7.03%) SDLC
11 17 (6.64%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (5.86%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 162 (63.28%) SQL
2 105 (41.02%) T-SQL
3 73 (28.52%) C#
4 41 (16.02%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.86%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.13%) VBA
7 7 (2.73%) VB
7 7 (2.73%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.56%) Perl
8 4 (1.56%) VB6
9 2 (0.78%) FQL
9 2 (0.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (10.55%) Degree
3 16 (6.25%) MCSE
4 9 (3.52%) MCSA
5 7 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.34%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.56%) CCNA
8 2 (0.78%) MCP
8 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.39%) MCITP
9 1 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.20%) SLA
2 17 (6.64%) QA
3 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) ISO22301
System Software
1 59 (23.05%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (12.11%) XenApp
4 14 (5.47%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.95%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (3.91%) Opsview
3 4 (1.56%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.56%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 101 (39.45%) Microsoft
2 64 (25.00%) VMware
3 60 (23.44%) Citrix
4 54 (21.09%) NetApp
5 32 (12.50%) Cisco
6 29 (11.33%) Dell Compellent
7 27 (10.55%) CommVault
8 19 (7.42%) HP
9 15 (5.86%) Oracle
10 12 (4.69%) CheckPoint
10 12 (4.69%) Symantec
11 10 (3.91%) Kaspersky
12 5 (1.95%) Civica
12 5 (1.95%) Remedy
13 4 (1.56%) MobileIron
14 3 (1.17%) PeopleSoft
15 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
16 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
16 1 (0.39%) OpenText
16 1 (0.39%) SAP
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