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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 35 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.06% 9.14% 5.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.93% 15.42% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 24
Average salary £44,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.10% -5.00%
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
164 227 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 38.59% 59.27% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 152 205 150
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 September 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 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (68.85%) SQL
3 39 (63.93%) T-SQL
3 39 (63.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
4 38 (62.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (55.74%) HTML
5 34 (55.74%) .NET
5 34 (55.74%) CSS
6 33 (54.10%) C#
6 33 (54.10%) jQuery
7 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
7 32 (52.46%) ASP.NET
8 30 (49.18%) Web Services
9 29 (47.54%) XML
10 26 (42.62%) Ajax
11 25 (40.98%) SOAP
11 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (39.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 24 (39.34%) .NET Framework
12 24 (39.34%) LINQ
13 23 (37.70%) XHTML
13 23 (37.70%) XSD
13 23 (37.70%) XSLT
14 19 (31.15%) Windows
15 15 (24.59%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (11.48%) MS Exchange
1 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (8.20%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) SAN
2 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.84%) DNS
3 5 (8.20%) NetScaler
3 5 (8.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (63.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (62.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (11.48%) OLAP
7 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.92%) OLTP
9 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 7 (11.48%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.56%) Music Industry
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Developer
2 19 (31.15%) Senior Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Web Developer
4 11 (18.03%) DBA
4 11 (18.03%) SQL DBA
4 11 (18.03%) Software Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Web Developer
5 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.20%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (55.74%) HTML
1 34 (55.74%) .NET
1 34 (55.74%) CSS
2 33 (54.10%) jQuery
3 32 (52.46%) ASP.NET
4 30 (49.18%) Web Services
5 29 (47.54%) XML
6 26 (42.62%) Ajax
7 25 (40.98%) SOAP
7 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (39.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 24 (39.34%) .NET Framework
8 24 (39.34%) LINQ
9 23 (37.70%) XHTML
9 23 (37.70%) XSD
9 23 (37.70%) XSLT
10 9 (14.75%) CSS3
10 9 (14.75%) HTML5
11 7 (11.48%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Clustering
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (18.03%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (13.11%) ETL
4 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.84%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
5 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
5 6 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (9.84%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.20%) High Availability
6 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.20%) Change Management
6 5 (8.20%) MVC
6 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.20%) Web Development
6 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.92%) Release Management
8 2 (3.28%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) SQL
2 39 (63.93%) T-SQL
3 33 (54.10%) C#
4 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.84%) VBScript
5 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) MCITP
3 4 (6.56%) MCSE
3 4 (6.56%) MCSM
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 3 (4.92%) MCTS
5 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) vSphere
2 6 (9.84%) XenApp
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 6 (9.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) VMware
3 6 (9.84%) Dell
3 6 (9.84%) Citrix
4 5 (8.20%) HP
4 5 (8.20%) Altiris
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.64%) NetApp
5 1 (1.64%) EMC