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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 38 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 71 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.09% 12.68% 6.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.03% 23.13% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 70 21
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
158 307 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 42.36% 54.82% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 148 264 164
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 December 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (68.75%) .NET
3 21 (65.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (62.50%) Windows
5 19 (59.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (56.25%) SQL
7 17 (53.13%) C#
7 17 (53.13%) HTML
7 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
7 17 (53.13%) CSS
8 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (50.00%) jQuery
9 15 (46.88%) Web Services
9 15 (46.88%) XML
10 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
11 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 11 (34.38%) SOAP
12 11 (34.38%) XSD
12 11 (34.38%) XSLT
12 11 (34.38%) XHTML
12 11 (34.38%) Ajax
12 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
12 11 (34.38%) LINQ
12 11 (34.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
13 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (25.00%) Degree
14 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (65.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.63%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Software Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Senior Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (21.88%) Systems Support
5 7 (21.88%) Systems Support Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Applications Support Engineer
7 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
8 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
8 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (9.38%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Senior VB.NET Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Administrator
10 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
10 2 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
2 17 (53.13%) CSS
2 17 (53.13%) HTML
3 16 (50.00%) jQuery
4 15 (46.88%) Web Services
4 15 (46.88%) XML
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 11 (34.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (34.38%) LINQ
6 11 (34.38%) SOAP
6 11 (34.38%) XSD
6 11 (34.38%) XSLT
6 11 (34.38%) XHTML
6 11 (34.38%) Ajax
6 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.63%) HTML5
7 5 (15.63%) CSS3
8 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
2 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Web Development
3 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.25%) High Availability
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) C#
3 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (6.25%) MCSM
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Google
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp
3 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
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