The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 46 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 25 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.94% 3.73% 5.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.99% 14.29% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 41
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 191 175 292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 26.71% 26.12% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 158 156 245
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £23,350 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,950
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 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 in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -5 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hinckley - 4 £42,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (93.33%) C#
3 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (63.33%) .NET
5 17 (56.67%) SQL
6 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
7 11 (36.67%) CSS
8 10 (33.33%) XML
8 10 (33.33%) Windows
8 10 (33.33%) Linux
8 10 (33.33%) HTML
8 10 (33.33%) MVC
8 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 10 (33.33%) Docker
9 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) SDLC
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (23.33%) jQuery
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (20.00%) Ajax
12 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) C# Developer
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Developer
3 9 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (26.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 4 (13.33%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (36.67%) CSS
3 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) XML
4 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (23.33%) jQuery
6 6 (20.00%) Ajax
6 6 (20.00%) HTML5
7 5 (16.67%) WinForms
8 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (10.00%) Web Services
10 2 (6.67%) CSS3
10 2 (6.67%) SOAP
10 2 (6.67%) XHTML
10 2 (6.67%) XSD
10 2 (6.67%) XSLT
11 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) MVVM
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Line Management
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C#
2 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (56.67%) SQL
4 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (13.33%) VBScript
6 2 (6.67%) VBA
7 1 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
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