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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 58 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 -25  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 16 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.75% 2.30% 6.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.47% 7.17% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 48
Median salary £50,000 £51,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +16.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  

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 139 223 282
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 27.10% 32.04% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 126 203 251
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
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 22 June 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
Hinckley +2 6 £50,000 +26.58%
Leicester +1 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (93.10%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
4 19 (65.52%) .NET
4 19 (65.52%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) SharePoint
5 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (44.83%) XML
6 13 (44.83%) HTML
6 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
7 12 (41.38%) CSS
8 11 (37.93%) HTML5
8 11 (37.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
9 10 (34.48%) VBScript
9 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 10 (34.48%) Workflow
10 9 (31.03%) jQuery
11 8 (27.59%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
11 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
11 8 (27.59%) Ajax
11 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
11 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
11 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
11 8 (27.59%) Windows
11 8 (27.59%) Linux
11 8 (27.59%) Docker

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 14 (48.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (37.93%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
3 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior SQL Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 3 (10.34%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) HTML
2 13 (44.83%) XML
3 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 12 (41.38%) CSS
4 11 (37.93%) HTML5
5 9 (31.03%) jQuery
6 8 (27.59%) Ajax
7 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.34%) CSS3
8 3 (10.34%) WinForms
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Workflow
3 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Line Management
6 3 (10.34%) MVVM
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) ETL
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C#
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 19 (65.52%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
4 10 (34.48%) VBScript
5 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
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