Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 65 71
Rank change year-on-year -34 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 125 223 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.65% 4.08% 3.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.71% 13.35% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 122 220 209
Leeds median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +13.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £31,270 £32,000 £26,250
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% -

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 1435 1671 2274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 30.37% 30.56% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1449 1832
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +5.26%

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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (77.60%) SQL
3 62 (49.60%) Microsoft
4 57 (45.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (34.40%) T-SQL
6 42 (33.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (32.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (31.20%) C#
8 39 (31.20%) .NET
9 36 (28.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (22.40%) SQL Server 2014
12 22 (17.60%) Database Security
12 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (17.60%) Windows
13 21 (16.80%) OO
13 21 (16.80%) High Availability
14 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (15.20%) VMware
14 19 (15.20%) MVC
14 19 (15.20%) ASP.NET
15 18 (14.40%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (13.60%) DSDM
16 17 (13.60%) Scrum
16 17 (13.60%) TDD
17 16 (12.80%) Change Control
17 16 (12.80%) Performance Tuning
18 15 (12.00%) Line Management
18 15 (12.00%) Windows Server
18 15 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 15 (12.00%) IIS
1 15 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (8.80%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (7.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) SAN
2 9 (7.20%) VPN
3 5 (4.00%) DNS
4 4 (3.20%) WAN
5 3 (2.40%) DHCP
5 3 (2.40%) Firewall
5 3 (2.40%) LAN
5 3 (2.40%) NAS
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.60%) Internet
6 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.60%) Skype
6 2 (1.60%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.80%) DMVPN
7 1 (0.80%) HSRP
7 1 (0.80%) IPsec
7 1 (0.80%) MPLS
7 1 (0.80%) SSL
7 1 (0.80%) VPLS
7 1 (0.80%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (45.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (33.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (32.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (28.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (22.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (14.40%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (11.20%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (10.40%) Relational Database
11 12 (9.60%) MySQL
12 9 (7.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (6.40%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (6.40%) SAP Data Services
14 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
15 3 (2.40%) DTS
15 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (1.60%) Data Mining
17 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 1 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MSTest
1 9 (7.20%) NUnit
2 7 (5.60%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.00%) Marketing
2 4 (3.20%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Legal
3 3 (2.40%) Advertising
4 2 (1.60%) Law
4 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (32.00%) DBA
2 37 (29.60%) Developer
2 37 (29.60%) SQL DBA
3 32 (25.60%) Administrator
4 21 (16.80%) SQL Developer
5 17 (13.60%) C# Developer
6 14 (11.20%) Principal Engineer
6 14 (11.20%) Senior Developer
7 13 (10.40%) Team Leader
8 12 (9.60%) Senior DBA
9 11 (8.80%) Senior SQL DBA
10 10 (8.00%) Analyst
10 10 (8.00%) Senior SQL Developer
11 9 (7.20%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (6.40%) Agile C# Developer
12 8 (6.40%) Agile Developer
12 8 (6.40%) Senior Agile Developer
12 8 (6.40%) T-SQL Developer
13 7 (5.60%) .NET Developer
14 6 (4.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.20%) .NET
2 19 (15.20%) ASP.NET
3 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (8.00%) WCF
5 9 (7.20%) HTML
5 9 (7.20%) MSMQ
5 9 (7.20%) XML
6 8 (6.40%) CSS
6 8 (6.40%) SOAP
6 8 (6.40%) Web Services
7 7 (5.60%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (5.60%) jQuery
8 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (1.60%) Polymer
10 2 (1.60%) RESTful
10 2 (1.60%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Replication
2 8 (6.40%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.00%) Clustering
4 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.80%) iPad
6 1 (0.80%) SCADA
6 1 (0.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.60%) Windows
2 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.60%) Linux
6 10 (8.00%) Unix
7 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.60%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.60%) Database Security
3 21 (16.80%) High Availability
3 21 (16.80%) OO
4 19 (15.20%) MVC
5 17 (13.60%) DSDM
5 17 (13.60%) Scrum
5 17 (13.60%) TDD
6 16 (12.80%) Change Control
6 16 (12.80%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (12.00%) Line Management
8 14 (11.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (11.20%) Mentoring
8 14 (11.20%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.40%) Migration
10 11 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.00%) Capacity Management
11 10 (8.00%) Coaching
11 10 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (7.20%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 97 (77.60%) SQL
2 43 (34.40%) T-SQL
3 39 (31.20%) C#
4 15 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.20%) VB
6 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 3 (2.40%) R
7 3 (2.40%) VB6
7 3 (2.40%) VBA
7 3 (2.40%) VBScript
8 2 (1.60%) C++
8 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.60%) X++
9 1 (0.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.60%) Degree
3 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.80%) MCP
3 1 (0.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.40%) XenApp
4 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.20%) vSphere
5 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) SCCM
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.40%) Opsview
2 3 (2.40%) WSUS
3 2 (1.60%) SCOM
3 2 (1.60%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (49.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.20%) VMware
3 13 (10.40%) Citrix
4 11 (8.80%) NetApp
4 11 (8.80%) SAP
5 10 (8.00%) CommVault
5 10 (8.00%) Dell Compellent
6 9 (7.20%) Oracle
7 6 (4.80%) Cisco
8 5 (4.00%) Civica
8 5 (4.00%) Xamarin
9 3 (2.40%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.40%) HP
9 3 (2.40%) Kaspersky
9 3 (2.40%) Progress
9 3 (2.40%) Symantec
9 3 (2.40%) Veeam
10 2 (1.60%) Dell
10 2 (1.60%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.60%) RedGate