The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 38 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 8.70% 8.15% 7.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.52% 19.50% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 27
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
155 241 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 35.47% 41.77% 43.73%
Number of salaries quoted 139 222 156
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicester region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Leicester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (96.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 54 (88.52%) .NET
4 52 (85.25%) C#
5 51 (83.61%) JavaScript
6 50 (81.97%) ASP.NET
7 49 (80.33%) CSS
7 49 (80.33%) HTML
8 44 (72.13%) SQL
9 42 (68.85%) T-SQL
9 42 (68.85%) XML
9 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
9 42 (68.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 41 (67.21%) .NET Framework
10 41 (67.21%) Web Services
11 40 (65.57%) jQuery
11 40 (65.57%) Ajax
12 39 (63.93%) SOAP
12 39 (63.93%) XSD
12 39 (63.93%) XSLT
13 38 (62.30%) XHTML
14 19 (31.15%) LINQ
14 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 19 (31.15%) Entity Framework
15 17 (27.87%) SDLC
16 12 (19.67%) Finance
17 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
18 10 (16.39%) WinForms
19 8 (13.11%) Client/Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (96.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 42 (68.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.28%) OLAP
7 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.28%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (88.52%) Developer
2 39 (63.93%) Software Developer
3 26 (42.62%) Senior Developer
3 26 (42.62%) Senior Software Developer
4 12 (19.67%) Applications Support
5 8 (13.11%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (3.28%) Programmer
6 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst Programmer
6 2 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (88.52%) .NET
2 50 (81.97%) ASP.NET
3 49 (80.33%) CSS
3 49 (80.33%) HTML
4 42 (68.85%) XML
5 41 (67.21%) .NET Framework
5 41 (67.21%) Web Services
6 40 (65.57%) jQuery
6 40 (65.57%) Ajax
7 39 (63.93%) SOAP
7 39 (63.93%) XSD
7 39 (63.93%) XSLT
8 38 (62.30%) XHTML
9 19 (31.15%) LINQ
9 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 19 (31.15%) Entity Framework
10 10 (16.39%) WinForms
11 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (3.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) SDLC
2 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (6.56%) MVC
3 3 (4.92%) ETL
4 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.28%) Change Management
4 2 (3.28%) Analytics
4 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.28%) Release Management
4 2 (3.28%) Search Engine Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
4 2 (3.28%) Web Analytics
5 1 (1.64%) Logistics
5 1 (1.64%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (1.64%) People Management
5 1 (1.64%) Line Management
5 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.64%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (85.25%) C#
2 51 (83.61%) JavaScript
3 44 (72.13%) SQL
4 42 (68.85%) T-SQL
5 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.64%) XPath
6 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) XenApp
2 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Citrix
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.28%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Tableau
4 1 (1.64%) Veritas
4 1 (1.64%) Cognos