The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 256 318 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.45% 5.91% 8.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.12% 16.97% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 207 247 465
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2303 1874 2105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.99% 34.82% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1863 1590 1855
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,828 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -50 165 £36,000 +10.76% 29
North Yorkshire -22 46 £42,500 +8.97% 6
South Yorkshire +7 43 £33,750 +3.84% 6
East Yorkshire +15 11 £36,000 +10.76% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 575 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 338 (58.78%) SQL
3 313 (54.43%) .NET
4 288 (50.09%) Microsoft
5 254 (44.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 251 (43.65%) T-SQL
7 243 (42.26%) C#
8 193 (33.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 183 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
10 179 (31.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 160 (27.83%) ASP.NET
12 150 (26.09%) JavaScript
12 150 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 148 (25.74%) Windows
14 141 (24.52%) MS Excel
15 132 (22.96%) Business Intelligence
15 132 (22.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 129 (22.43%) MVC
17 127 (22.09%) HTML
18 122 (21.22%) .NET Framework
19 112 (19.48%) CSS
20 100 (17.39%) Visual Studio
21 90 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
21 90 (15.65%) Active Directory
22 84 (14.61%) MS Exchange
23 77 (13.39%) WCF
24 72 (12.52%) TDD
25 70 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
26 69 (12.00%) jQuery
27 67 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 84 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 62 (10.78%) SharePoint
3 59 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 51 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (6.78%) IIS
6 29 (5.04%) Office Communications Server
7 20 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (3.30%) CMS
9 18 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (2.61%) WebSphere
11 15 (2.61%) MQSeries
12 11 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (1.39%) SAS
14 7 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.87%) Lync
16 2 (0.35%) Kentico
17 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 141 (24.52%) MS Excel
2 54 (9.39%) MS Office
3 11 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (1.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.22%) Office 365
2 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.57%) SAN
2 35 (6.09%) NAS
3 27 (4.70%) Firewall
4 24 (4.17%) VPN
5 23 (4.00%) LAN
6 19 (3.30%) WAN
7 18 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (2.43%) Cisco PIX
8 14 (2.43%) VoIP
9 13 (2.26%) Internet
10 12 (2.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (2.09%) WAAS
11 11 (1.91%) FTP
12 10 (1.74%) DNS
13 6 (1.04%) DHCP
14 5 (0.87%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.70%) Intranet
16 2 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
16 2 (0.35%) Wireless
16 2 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 575 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 254 (44.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 193 (33.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 179 (31.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 150 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 132 (22.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 90 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
8 59 (10.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 29 (5.04%) Relational Database
10 27 (4.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 24 (4.17%) OLAP
12 21 (3.65%) Oracle Database
13 19 (3.30%) RDBMS
14 18 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
14 18 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
15 14 (2.43%) DTS
15 14 (2.43%) MySQL
15 14 (2.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 13 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (2.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 100 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 67 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.35%) Subversion
4 16 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (1.22%) Grunt
6 7 (1.22%) CruiseControl
7 6 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (1.04%) ReSharper
8 5 (0.87%) NUnit
9 4 (0.70%) MSTest
10 2 (0.35%) Moq
10 2 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.35%) NSubstitute
10 2 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.17%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.17%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 62 (10.78%) Finance
2 18 (3.13%) Legal
3 6 (1.04%) Retail
4 4 (0.70%) Marketing
4 4 (0.70%) Law
5 3 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.17%) Games
6 1 (0.17%) Banking
6 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 369 (64.17%) Developer
2 124 (21.57%) .NET Developer
3 86 (14.96%) SQL Developer
4 62 (10.78%) Software Developer
5 55 (9.57%) Analyst
5 55 (9.57%) C# Developer
6 52 (9.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 47 (8.17%) SQL Server Developer
8 46 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 38 (6.61%) DBA
9 38 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (6.09%) SQL DBA
11 28 (4.87%) Business Developer
12 27 (4.70%) VB.NET Developer
13 24 (4.17%) Web Developer
14 22 (3.83%) Administrator
15 21 (3.65%) Support Analyst
16 20 (3.48%) Architect
16 20 (3.48%) C# Software Developer
17 18 (3.13%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (54.43%) .NET
2 160 (27.83%) ASP.NET
3 127 (22.09%) HTML
4 122 (21.22%) .NET Framework
5 112 (19.48%) CSS
6 77 (13.39%) WCF
7 69 (12.00%) jQuery
8 67 (11.65%) WinForms
9 62 (10.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 57 (9.91%) Web Services
11 52 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (7.65%) XML
13 39 (6.78%) HTML5
14 32 (5.57%) WPF
15 31 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 27 (4.70%) Ajax
17 23 (4.00%) SOAP
18 18 (3.13%) CSS3
19 14 (2.43%) NHibernate
20 13 (2.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.13%) Clustering
2 34 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.43%) Tandem
4 13 (2.26%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.09%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.09%) CLARiiON
5 12 (2.09%) Celerra
6 11 (1.91%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.91%) NHS
7 10 (1.74%) DTV
7 10 (1.74%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.57%) Statistics
9 6 (1.04%) Replication
9 6 (1.04%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.70%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.70%) FMCG
11 4 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 148 (25.74%) Windows
2 70 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (7.13%) Linux
5 33 (5.74%) UNIX
6 28 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.04%) Android
10 5 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (22.96%) Business Intelligence
3 129 (22.43%) MVC
4 72 (12.52%) TDD
5 61 (10.61%) Scrum
6 58 (10.09%) ETL
7 47 (8.17%) OO
8 45 (7.83%) ITIL
9 39 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
10 37 (6.43%) Data Management
11 31 (5.39%) Change Control
12 30 (5.22%) Business Analysis
12 30 (5.22%) Technical Architecture
12 30 (5.22%) Unit Testing
13 29 (5.04%) Mentoring
14 23 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (3.83%) Software Engineering
15 22 (3.83%) ERP
15 22 (3.83%) Data Modelling
16 21 (3.65%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 338 (58.78%) SQL
2 251 (43.65%) T-SQL
3 243 (42.26%) C#
4 150 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 59 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 31 (5.39%) VBA
7 28 (4.87%) VB
8 11 (1.91%) VB6
8 11 (1.91%) Java
9 8 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.04%) VBScript
11 5 (0.87%) RPG
11 5 (0.87%) Delphi
12 4 (0.70%) C++
12 4 (0.70%) PHP
12 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.52%) C
14 1 (0.17%) Perl
14 1 (0.17%) Python
14 1 (0.17%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 64 (11.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (5.91%) Degree
3 31 (5.39%) MCSE
4 20 (3.48%) MCAD
5 19 (3.30%) MCSA
5 19 (3.30%) CCNP
5 19 (3.30%) CCNA
5 19 (3.30%) MCTS
5 19 (3.30%) MCP
5 19 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.43%) MCITP
7 13 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.09%) NCDA
8 12 (2.09%) NCIE
8 12 (2.09%) VCAP
8 12 (2.09%) VTSP
8 12 (2.09%) CCIA
8 12 (2.09%) CCA
8 12 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (2.09%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.48%) SLA
2 13 (2.26%) QA
3 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 90 (15.65%) Active Directory
2 63 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (7.13%) XenApp
4 29 (5.04%) XenServer
5 23 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 22 (3.83%) vSphere
7 15 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.09%) vCloud
8 12 (2.09%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.22%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (1.22%) SCCM
3 4 (0.70%) WSUS
4 3 (0.52%) SCOM
4 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 288 (50.09%) Microsoft
2 66 (11.48%) VMware
3 55 (9.57%) Citrix
4 43 (7.48%) NetApp
5 42 (7.30%) Oracle
6 39 (6.78%) Cisco
7 31 (5.39%) AppSense
7 31 (5.39%) CommVault
8 19 (3.30%) Business Objects
9 18 (3.13%) IBM
10 16 (2.78%) EMC
11 15 (2.61%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.43%) Veritas
13 12 (2.09%) SAP
13 12 (2.09%) Symantec
13 12 (2.09%) 3PAR
14 8 (1.39%) Tableau
15 6 (1.04%) HP
16 4 (0.70%) Intel
16 4 (0.70%) Cognos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits available
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: 40000-45000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
The SmartList
Salary: up to £35k (depending on experience) + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Salary: up to £35k (depending on experience) + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £38,651 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago