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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 34 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.85% 7.64% 11.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.61% 18.67% 23.56%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 39
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £39,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £60,000
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
165 241 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 38.11% 40.92% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 151 218 157
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,780 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (88.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 51 (86.44%) C#
3 51 (86.44%) .NET
4 50 (84.75%) JavaScript
5 48 (81.36%) CSS
6 44 (74.58%) ASP.NET
7 43 (72.88%) HTML
8 40 (67.80%) .NET Framework
9 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
10 36 (61.02%) SQL
11 34 (57.63%) T-SQL
11 34 (57.63%) XML
11 34 (57.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 34 (57.63%) jQuery
12 33 (55.93%) Web Services
13 32 (54.24%) Ajax
14 31 (52.54%) XSD
14 31 (52.54%) XSLT
14 31 (52.54%) SOAP
15 30 (50.85%) XHTML
16 13 (22.03%) Entity Framework
17 12 (20.34%) Finance
17 12 (20.34%) WinForms
18 11 (18.64%) VB.NET
18 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (18.64%) LINQ
19 10 (16.95%) MVC
19 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (3.39%) IIS
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (88.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (57.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.39%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (3.39%) OLAP
6 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (88.14%) Developer
2 31 (52.54%) Software Developer
3 22 (37.29%) Senior Developer
3 22 (37.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Applications Support
5 8 (13.56%) Applications Developer
6 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Programmer
8 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (86.44%) .NET
2 48 (81.36%) CSS
3 44 (74.58%) ASP.NET
4 43 (72.88%) HTML
5 40 (67.80%) .NET Framework
6 34 (57.63%) XML
6 34 (57.63%) jQuery
7 33 (55.93%) Web Services
8 32 (54.24%) Ajax
9 31 (52.54%) XSD
9 31 (52.54%) XSLT
9 31 (52.54%) SOAP
10 30 (50.85%) XHTML
11 13 (22.03%) Entity Framework
12 12 (20.34%) WinForms
13 11 (18.64%) LINQ
13 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.47%) iPhone
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) MVC
2 9 (15.25%) SDLC
3 5 (8.47%) Mobile Development
3 5 (8.47%) Web Development
3 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.08%) Information Security
5 2 (3.39%) Web Analytics
5 2 (3.39%) Search Engine Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Release Management
5 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.39%) Analytics
5 2 (3.39%) iOS Development
5 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.39%) ETL
5 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Change Management
6 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) C#
2 50 (84.75%) JavaScript
3 36 (61.02%) SQL
4 34 (57.63%) T-SQL
5 11 (18.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) XenApp
2 3 (5.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) VMware
3 3 (5.08%) Citrix
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Telerik
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos
5 1 (1.69%) Veritas