The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 35 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.59% 5.10% 10.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.51% 12.73% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 92
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
186 275 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.98% 40.09% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 170 237 341
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +2 24 £41,000 +2.50%
Lutterworth - 12 £35,000 -
Melton Mowbray - 3 £32,500 -
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (69.66%) .NET
3 59 (66.29%) C#
4 53 (59.55%) ASP.NET
5 49 (55.06%) SQL
6 44 (49.44%) JavaScript
7 36 (40.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 36 (40.45%) HTML
7 36 (40.45%) jQuery
8 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
9 31 (34.83%) Windows
10 30 (33.71%) CSS
11 29 (32.58%) IIS
12 27 (30.34%) MVC
13 22 (24.72%) .NET Framework
13 22 (24.72%) Degree
14 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
15 20 (22.47%) XML
16 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
17 18 (20.22%) XHTML
18 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
18 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (17.98%) CSS3
18 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2012
19 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
20 12 (13.48%) Firewall
20 12 (13.48%) Smartcard
20 12 (13.48%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 29 (32.58%) IIS
2 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) DHCP
2 1 (1.12%) DNS
2 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (40.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.99%) French Language
2 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.62%) Marketing
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Finance
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (60.67%) Developer
2 41 (46.07%) .NET Developer
3 38 (42.70%) C# Developer
4 36 (40.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 30 (33.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (32.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (14.61%) Support Engineer
9 12 (13.48%) Active Directory Engineer
9 12 (13.48%) Active Directory Support
9 12 (13.48%) Active Directory Support Engineer
9 12 (13.48%) IT Manager
10 10 (11.24%) Development Manager
11 9 (10.11%) Web Developer
12 8 (8.99%) Analyst
12 8 (8.99%) IT Development Manager
12 8 (8.99%) Mobile Developer
13 7 (7.87%) .NET Software Developer
13 7 (7.87%) IT Support
13 7 (7.87%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (69.66%) .NET
2 53 (59.55%) ASP.NET
3 36 (40.45%) HTML
3 36 (40.45%) jQuery
4 30 (33.71%) CSS
5 22 (24.72%) .NET Framework
6 20 (22.47%) XML
7 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (20.22%) XHTML
9 16 (17.98%) CSS3
10 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (13.48%) WCF
11 12 (13.48%) Web Services
12 11 (12.36%) HTML5
13 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (11.24%) RESTful
14 9 (10.11%) WinForms
15 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 5 (5.62%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Smartcard
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.62%) NHS
4 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) EPoS
5 2 (2.25%) iPhone
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.83%) Windows
2 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.11%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.37%) Linux
7 2 (2.25%) CentOS
7 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) MVC
2 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.48%) Software Deployment
3 12 (13.48%) Web Development
4 10 (11.24%) CRM
4 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
6 8 (8.99%) Data Protection
6 8 (8.99%) SEO
7 7 (7.87%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.49%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (4.49%) Scrum
9 4 (4.49%) UML
10 3 (3.37%) ERP
10 3 (3.37%) Project Management
10 3 (3.37%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (2.25%) Mobile Development
11 2 (2.25%) People Management
11 2 (2.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (66.29%) C#
2 49 (55.06%) SQL
3 44 (49.44%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.62%) PHP
5 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.12%) C
6 1 (1.12%) VB
6 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) MCSA
2 1 (1.12%) MCSE
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.12%) vSphere
3 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Telerik
3 8 (8.99%) VMware
4 4 (4.49%) Avaya
5 3 (3.37%) Cisco
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle
6 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.12%) Citrix
7 1 (1.12%) NetApp