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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 25 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.28% 6.30% 14.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.05% 14.20% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 75
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
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
114 176 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 29.84% 44.33% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 106 161 238
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 14 February 2016, 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (87.50%) .NET
3 53 (82.81%) C#
4 47 (73.44%) ASP.NET
5 41 (64.06%) JavaScript
6 34 (53.13%) SQL
7 33 (51.56%) jQuery
8 30 (46.88%) HTML
9 26 (40.63%) MVC
10 24 (37.50%) CSS
11 23 (35.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (32.81%) .NET Framework
13 18 (28.13%) XML
13 18 (28.13%) XHTML
13 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
15 15 (23.44%) Visual Studio
16 14 (21.88%) IIS
16 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (21.88%) CSS3
16 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 12 (18.75%) Web Development
18 12 (18.75%) WCF
18 12 (18.75%) Web Services
18 12 (18.75%) Windows
19 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
19 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (21.88%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) DHCP
1 1 (1.56%) DNS
1 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (35.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.94%) French Language
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (78.13%) Developer
2 38 (59.38%) .NET Developer
3 35 (54.69%) C# Developer
4 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (42.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (40.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (14.06%) IT Manager
8 9 (14.06%) Web Developer
9 8 (12.50%) Development Manager
9 8 (12.50%) IT Development Manager
9 8 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
10 7 (10.94%) SQL Developer
11 6 (9.38%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (9.38%) Junior
11 6 (9.38%) Mobile Web Developer
11 6 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
12 5 (7.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 5 (7.81%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (87.50%) .NET
2 47 (73.44%) ASP.NET
3 33 (51.56%) jQuery
4 30 (46.88%) HTML
5 24 (37.50%) CSS
6 21 (32.81%) .NET Framework
7 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (28.13%) XHTML
7 18 (28.13%) XML
8 14 (21.88%) CSS3
9 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 12 (18.75%) WCF
10 12 (18.75%) Web Services
11 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (15.63%) RESTful
12 9 (14.06%) HTML5
12 9 (14.06%) WinForms
13 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 5 (7.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.81%) NHS
3 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) EPoS
4 2 (3.13%) iPhone
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.69%) Linux
6 2 (3.13%) CentOS
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) MVC
2 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.75%) Web Development
4 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.50%) SEO
7 7 (10.94%) Business Continuity
7 7 (10.94%) Data Protection
8 6 (9.38%) CRM
9 4 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (6.25%) Scrum
9 4 (6.25%) UML
10 2 (3.13%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.56%) Information Security
11 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.56%) Presales
11 1 (1.56%) SDLC
11 1 (1.56%) Ticket Management
11 1 (1.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 53 (82.81%) C#
2 41 (64.06%) JavaScript
3 34 (53.13%) SQL
4 5 (7.81%) PHP
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) MCSA
2 1 (1.56%) MCSE
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Telerik
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp