The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 35 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.35% 12.13% 11.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.98% 22.96% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 54
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £29,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
219 196 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 39.75% 52.83% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 204 174 189
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Leicestershire

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (71.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
3 58 (68.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 57 (67.06%) SQL
5 56 (65.88%) HTML
5 56 (65.88%) .NET
5 56 (65.88%) CSS
6 55 (64.71%) C#
7 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
7 54 (63.53%) T-SQL
7 54 (63.53%) jQuery
8 52 (61.18%) ASP.NET
9 51 (60.00%) XML
10 47 (55.29%) Web Services
11 46 (54.12%) Ajax
12 42 (49.41%) SOAP
13 41 (48.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (45.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 39 (45.88%) .NET Framework
14 39 (45.88%) LINQ
14 39 (45.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 39 (45.88%) XSLT
15 38 (44.71%) XHTML
15 38 (44.71%) XSD
16 20 (23.53%) Windows
17 16 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 12 (14.12%) IIS
2 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (12.94%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.18%) CMS
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) SAN
2 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.76%) DNS
3 9 (10.59%) NetScaler
4 7 (8.24%) Internet
5 2 (2.35%) Firewall
5 2 (2.35%) Wireless
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.18%) LAN
6 1 (1.18%) WAN
6 1 (1.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (71.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 58 (68.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (9.41%) OLAP
7 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.71%) OLTP
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.18%) Subversion
3 1 (1.18%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (9.41%) Retail
2 5 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (75.29%) Developer
2 27 (31.76%) Senior Developer
3 18 (21.18%) .NET Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Software Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Web Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Senior Web Developer
5 10 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 10 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) DBA
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (8.24%) SQL Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Administrator
9 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (65.88%) HTML
1 56 (65.88%) .NET
1 56 (65.88%) CSS
2 54 (63.53%) jQuery
3 52 (61.18%) ASP.NET
4 51 (60.00%) XML
5 47 (55.29%) Web Services
6 46 (54.12%) Ajax
7 42 (49.41%) SOAP
8 41 (48.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (45.88%) .NET Framework
9 39 (45.88%) XSLT
9 39 (45.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 39 (45.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 39 (45.88%) LINQ
10 38 (44.71%) XHTML
10 38 (44.71%) XSD
11 12 (14.12%) HTML5
12 11 (12.94%) CSS3
13 8 (9.41%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Clustering
2 4 (4.71%) Replication
2 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.53%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (10.59%) ETL
3 9 (10.59%) Web Development
4 8 (9.41%) Data Protection
4 8 (9.41%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
4 8 (9.41%) MVC
5 7 (8.24%) Change Management
5 7 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.24%) Data Analysis
5 7 (8.24%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
5 7 (8.24%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.88%) Release Management
6 5 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.88%) OOD
6 5 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.06%) SQL
2 55 (64.71%) C#
3 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
3 54 (63.53%) T-SQL
4 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.41%) VBScript
6 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.18%) VBA
8 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.88%) MCITP
3 4 (4.71%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) MCTS
4 3 (3.53%) MCSE
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 3 (3.53%) MCSM
5 2 (2.35%) CCNA
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.35%) GWAPT
5 2 (2.35%) GPEN
5 2 (2.35%) GCIA
5 2 (2.35%) GSEC
5 2 (2.35%) GCFW
5 2 (2.35%) GCWN
5 2 (2.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.76%) XenApp
2 10 (11.76%) vSphere
3 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) SCCM
2 8 (9.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) VMware
3 10 (11.76%) Dell
3 10 (11.76%) Citrix
4 9 (10.59%) HP
5 7 (8.24%) Altiris
6 2 (2.35%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.18%) NetApp
7 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.18%) EMC
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