Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 57 65
Rank change year-on-year -51 +8 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 111 236 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.25% 4.42% 4.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.05% 14.00% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 104 236 240
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,650 £30,750 £27,425
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1379 1686 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 28.01% 31.54% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1525 1894
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,363 £27,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,175
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.90%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Leeds over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 111 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 90 (81.08%) SQL
3 53 (47.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (46.85%) Microsoft
5 46 (41.44%) T-SQL
6 38 (34.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 36 (32.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (32.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (30.63%) C#
8 34 (30.63%) .NET
9 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (18.02%) OO
11 19 (17.12%) Windows
12 17 (15.32%) DSDM
12 17 (15.32%) IIS
12 17 (15.32%) TDD
12 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (15.32%) High Availability
13 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET
13 16 (14.41%) Scrum
13 16 (14.41%) VMware
13 16 (14.41%) SQL Server 2014
14 15 (13.51%) Line Management
14 15 (13.51%) Mentoring
14 15 (13.51%) MVC
15 14 (12.61%) VB
15 14 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
15 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (15.32%) IIS
2 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.60%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) SAN
2 5 (4.50%) VPN
2 5 (4.50%) WAN
3 4 (3.60%) DNS
3 4 (3.60%) Firewall
3 4 (3.60%) LAN
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.80%) DMVPN
5 2 (1.80%) HSRP
5 2 (1.80%) Internet
5 2 (1.80%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.80%) IPsec
5 2 (1.80%) MPLS
5 2 (1.80%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (1.80%) SSL
5 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.80%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.80%) VPLS
5 2 (1.80%) VRRP
6 1 (0.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (47.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (34.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 36 (32.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (32.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (14.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (10.81%) MySQL
8 12 (10.81%) Relational Database
9 6 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (5.41%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.70%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.70%) DTS
11 3 (2.70%) MS Access
11 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MSTest
1 9 (8.11%) NUnit
2 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (6.31%) Advertising
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
3 4 (3.60%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Legal
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (32.43%) Developer
2 27 (24.32%) DBA
3 25 (22.52%) SQL DBA
4 24 (21.62%) SQL Developer
5 20 (18.02%) Administrator
6 14 (12.61%) Principal Engineer
6 14 (12.61%) Senior Developer
7 13 (11.71%) Analyst
7 13 (11.71%) C# Developer
8 11 (9.91%) Team Leader
9 10 (9.01%) Senior SQL Developer
10 9 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (7.21%) Agile C# Developer
11 8 (7.21%) Agile Developer
11 8 (7.21%) Senior Agile Developer
11 8 (7.21%) T-SQL Developer
12 7 (6.31%) SQL Analyst
13 6 (5.41%) Architect
13 6 (5.41%) Lead Developer
13 6 (5.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.63%) .NET
2 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET
3 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (8.11%) MSMQ
4 9 (8.11%) WCF
5 8 (7.21%) SOAP
5 8 (7.21%) Web Services
6 6 (5.41%) XML
7 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.60%) CSS
8 4 (3.60%) HTML
9 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (2.70%) jQuery
10 2 (1.80%) ADO.NET
10 2 (1.80%) RESTful
10 2 (1.80%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.80%) WPF
11 1 (0.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Replication
2 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) SCADA
6 1 (0.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) Windows
2 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.11%) Linux
6 6 (5.41%) Unix
7 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.60%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.02%) OO
3 17 (15.32%) DSDM
3 17 (15.32%) High Availability
3 17 (15.32%) TDD
4 16 (14.41%) Scrum
5 15 (13.51%) Line Management
5 15 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 15 (13.51%) MVC
6 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.71%) Coaching
7 13 (11.71%) Database Security
8 12 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.01%) ETL
10 10 (9.01%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (8.11%) Change Control
11 9 (8.11%) SOA
11 9 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 90 (81.08%) SQL
2 46 (41.44%) T-SQL
3 34 (30.63%) C#
4 14 (12.61%) VB
5 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 3 (2.70%) VB6
6 3 (2.70%) VBA
6 3 (2.70%) VBScript
7 2 (1.80%) C++
7 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.80%) X++
8 1 (0.90%) Java
8 1 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (1.80%) MCSE
4 1 (0.90%) CCNA
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.60%) vSphere
4 3 (2.70%) XenApp
5 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.80%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) SCCM
1 2 (1.80%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (46.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.41%) VMware
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle
4 8 (7.21%) Citrix
5 7 (6.31%) NetApp
5 7 (6.31%) SAP
6 6 (5.41%) Cisco
6 6 (5.41%) CommVault
6 6 (5.41%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (2.70%) Civica
7 3 (2.70%) HP
7 3 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (2.70%) Progress
7 3 (2.70%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.80%) Dell
8 2 (1.80%) Tableau
9 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.90%) Sage