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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.31% 10.05% 7.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.81% 18.01% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 35
Average salary £44,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,128 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
185 211 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 39.87% 55.82% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 169 192 174
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 £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 August 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 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (73.13%) SQL
3 46 (68.66%) T-SQL
3 46 (68.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 45 (67.16%) Microsoft
4 45 (67.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (61.19%) HTML
5 41 (61.19%) .NET
5 41 (61.19%) CSS
6 40 (59.70%) C#
7 39 (58.21%) JavaScript
7 39 (58.21%) ASP.NET
7 39 (58.21%) jQuery
8 36 (53.73%) Web Services
8 36 (53.73%) XML
9 32 (47.76%) Ajax
10 31 (46.27%) SOAP
10 31 (46.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (44.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 30 (44.78%) LINQ
11 30 (44.78%) .NET Framework
12 29 (43.28%) XHTML
12 29 (43.28%) XSD
12 29 (43.28%) XSLT
13 17 (25.37%) Windows
14 16 (23.88%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
1 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (7.46%) IIS
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) SAN
2 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) Internet
3 5 (7.46%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (68.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 45 (67.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (11.94%) OLAP
7 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.97%) OLTP
9 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.49%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.96%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.97%) Music Industry
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (73.13%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) Senior Developer
3 16 (23.88%) Web Developer
4 14 (20.90%) Software Developer
5 11 (16.42%) DBA
5 11 (16.42%) Senior Web Developer
5 11 (16.42%) SQL DBA
6 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
7 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (10.45%) SQL Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Administrator
8 6 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
9 5 (7.46%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (61.19%) HTML
1 41 (61.19%) .NET
1 41 (61.19%) CSS
2 39 (58.21%) ASP.NET
2 39 (58.21%) jQuery
3 36 (53.73%) Web Services
3 36 (53.73%) XML
4 32 (47.76%) Ajax
5 31 (46.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (46.27%) SOAP
6 30 (44.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 30 (44.78%) .NET Framework
6 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 30 (44.78%) LINQ
7 29 (43.28%) XSD
7 29 (43.28%) XSLT
7 29 (43.28%) XHTML
8 9 (13.43%) HTML5
8 9 (13.43%) CSS3
9 8 (11.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Clustering
2 4 (5.97%) Replication
3 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (16.42%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (13.43%) ETL
4 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
4 7 (10.45%) Dimensional Modelling
4 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
5 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.96%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.46%) High Availability
6 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.46%) Web Development
6 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.46%) Change Management
6 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.46%) MVC
7 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.48%) Release Management
7 3 (4.48%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (73.13%) SQL
2 46 (68.66%) T-SQL
3 40 (59.70%) C#
4 39 (58.21%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.96%) VBScript
6 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.46%) MCITP
2 5 (7.46%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 4 (5.97%) MCSM
3 4 (5.97%) MCTS
3 4 (5.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.96%) XenApp
2 6 (8.96%) vSphere
3 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 6 (8.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (67.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Citrix
3 6 (8.96%) Dell
4 5 (7.46%) HP
4 5 (7.46%) Altiris
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.49%) NetApp
5 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.49%) EMC
Leicester, Leicestershire
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