The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 747 761 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.96% 23.80% 23.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.47% 65.10% 67.08%
Number of salaries quoted 693 714 742
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1177 1169 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.45% 36.57% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 1062 1039
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

SQL Server
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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
Leicestershire -1 279 £37,500 -0.66% 34
Nottinghamshire -5 193 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Northamptonshire -3 124 £34,000 -2.85% 31
Derbyshire -3 111 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Lincolnshire 0 34 £35,000 - 13
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing SQL Server 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.

1 1176 (69.75%) .NET
2 1081 (64.12%) C#
3 817 (48.46%) ASP.NET
4 756 (44.84%) SQL
5 578 (34.28%) Microsoft
6 560 (33.21%) HTML
7 522 (30.96%) MVC
8 506 (30.01%) CSS
9 493 (29.24%) JavaScript
10 456 (27.05%) Windows
11 422 (25.03%) jQuery
12 372 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 368 (21.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 357 (21.17%) XML
15 339 (20.11%) SQL Server 2012
16 336 (19.93%) T-SQL
17 316 (18.74%) TDD
18 284 (16.84%) Visual Studio
19 258 (15.30%) VB.NET
20 250 (14.83%) Web Services
20 250 (14.83%) .NET Framework
21 249 (14.77%) WCF
22 247 (14.65%) Ajax
23 242 (14.35%) MS Excel
24 227 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
25 222 (13.17%) Scrum
26 202 (11.98%) HTML5
27 201 (11.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 195 (11.57%) SQL Server 2005
29 191 (11.33%) WPF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 98 (5.81%) IIS
2 95 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 92 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 54 (3.20%) CMS
5 50 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (2.55%) Node.js
7 26 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (1.54%) DNN
8 22 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
10 15 (0.89%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.83%) Apache
12 12 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.59%) Lync
14 8 (0.47%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.47%) WordPress
14 8 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 242 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.31%) MS Office
3 14 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.18%) MS Project
5 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.059%) GIMP
6 1 (0.059%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 33 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 11 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.47%) Magento
5 5 (0.30%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.12%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.12%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.059%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.059%) Line 500
8 1 (0.059%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.66%) SaaS
2 14 (0.83%) Office 365
3 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.30%) PaaS
4 5 (0.30%) IaaS
5 3 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.03%) DNS
2 67 (3.97%) Internet
3 66 (3.91%) TCP/IP
4 55 (3.26%) Firewall
5 46 (2.73%) DHCP
6 43 (2.55%) SAN
7 28 (1.66%) LDAP
8 24 (1.42%) WAN
9 21 (1.25%) LAN
10 10 (0.59%) VoIP
10 10 (0.59%) Wireless
11 9 (0.53%) NetScaler
12 8 (0.47%) HTTP
13 7 (0.42%) VPN
14 6 (0.36%) Intranet
15 5 (0.30%) VLAN
15 5 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (0.30%) Network Security
15 5 (0.30%) iSCSI
15 5 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 339 (20.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 201 (11.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 195 (11.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 182 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 109 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
7 96 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 94 (5.58%) Relational Database
9 80 (4.74%) MySQL
10 75 (4.45%) Crystal Reports
11 61 (3.62%) Oracle Database
12 52 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 48 (2.85%) RDBMS
14 33 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
14 33 (1.96%) OLAP
15 24 (1.42%) NoSQL
16 21 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (1.25%) DTS
17 20 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
18 16 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 284 (16.84%) Visual Studio
2 118 (7.00%) NUnit
3 101 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 98 (5.81%) Rhino Mocks
5 62 (3.68%) Moq
6 51 (3.02%) Git (software)
7 32 (1.90%) Subversion
8 20 (1.19%) MSTest
9 19 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 19 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
9 19 (1.13%) Eclipse
10 18 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 14 (0.83%) Selenium
12 12 (0.71%) CruiseControl
13 9 (0.53%) Maven
14 7 (0.42%) Ant
15 6 (0.36%) WebDriver
16 5 (0.30%) SoapUI
16 5 (0.30%) PhoneGap
16 5 (0.30%) MSBuild
General
1 147 (8.72%) Finance
2 99 (5.87%) Retail
3 63 (3.74%) Marketing
4 35 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 28 (1.66%) Advertising
6 21 (1.25%) Games
7 19 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.01%) Music Industry
9 12 (0.71%) Back Office
10 11 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 11 (0.65%) Law
11 10 (0.59%) Legal
12 8 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.18%) Billing
15 2 (0.12%) Banking
15 2 (0.12%) German Language
16 1 (0.059%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.059%) Local Government
16 1 (0.059%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1169 (69.34%) Developer
2 539 (31.97%) .NET Developer
3 301 (17.85%) C# Developer
4 219 (12.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 200 (11.86%) Senior Developer
6 183 (10.85%) Software Developer
7 168 (9.96%) Web Developer
8 160 (9.49%) Analyst
9 137 (8.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 124 (7.35%) Programmer
11 99 (5.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 79 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
13 78 (4.63%) .NET Programmer
13 78 (4.63%) SQL Developer
14 66 (3.91%) DBA
15 64 (3.80%) Software Engineer
16 58 (3.44%) Junior
17 57 (3.38%) Support Analyst
18 56 (3.32%) Senior C# Developer
19 54 (3.20%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1176 (69.75%) .NET
2 817 (48.46%) ASP.NET
3 560 (33.21%) HTML
4 506 (30.01%) CSS
5 422 (25.03%) jQuery
6 368 (21.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 357 (21.17%) XML
8 250 (14.83%) Web Services
8 250 (14.83%) .NET Framework
9 249 (14.77%) WCF
10 247 (14.65%) Ajax
11 202 (11.98%) HTML5
12 191 (11.33%) WPF
13 172 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 166 (9.85%) WinForms
15 161 (9.55%) XSLT
16 154 (9.13%) CSS3
17 145 (8.60%) LINQ
18 135 (8.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 109 (6.47%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (4.51%) Computer Science
2 51 (3.02%) Mobile App
3 47 (2.79%) Mathematics
4 44 (2.61%) Smartcard
5 43 (2.55%) Clustering
6 40 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.25%) Blackberry
8 33 (1.96%) Client/Server
9 29 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.66%) PKI
11 27 (1.60%) iPhone
12 26 (1.54%) Streaming Music
12 26 (1.54%) N-Tier
13 24 (1.42%) Tandem
14 19 (1.13%) Replication
14 19 (1.13%) Open Source
15 18 (1.07%) FMCG
16 17 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
17 12 (0.71%) Thin Client
17 12 (0.71%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 456 (27.05%) Windows
2 81 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (4.03%) Linux
5 53 (3.14%) Android
6 44 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 30 (1.78%) UNIX
9 28 (1.66%) BlackBerry OS
10 22 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 17 (1.01%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.53%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.42%) HPUX
15 6 (0.36%) Solaris
16 5 (0.30%) AIX
16 5 (0.30%) CentOS
17 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
19 1 (0.059%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (30.96%) MVC
2 316 (18.74%) TDD
3 227 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 222 (13.17%) Scrum
5 175 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
6 143 (8.48%) Web Development
7 138 (8.19%) Software Engineering
8 133 (7.89%) Web Application Development
9 130 (7.71%) E-Commerce
10 110 (6.52%) OO
11 104 (6.17%) BDD
12 88 (5.22%) Project Management
13 86 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
14 83 (4.92%) MVVM
15 74 (4.39%) OOP
16 71 (4.21%) Unit Testing
17 63 (3.74%) ETL
18 61 (3.62%) Kanban
19 59 (3.50%) CRM
20 53 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1081 (64.12%) C#
2 756 (44.84%) SQL
3 493 (29.24%) JavaScript
4 336 (19.93%) T-SQL
5 258 (15.30%) VB.NET
6 115 (6.82%) VB
7 90 (5.34%) Java
8 42 (2.49%) PHP
9 40 (2.37%) C++
10 39 (2.31%) VBA
11 34 (2.02%) VBScript
12 27 (1.60%) XPath
13 26 (1.54%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.19%) VB6
15 19 (1.13%) Ruby
15 19 (1.13%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.01%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 13 (0.77%) Shell Script
18 12 (0.71%) C
19 11 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 140 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (6.64%) Degree
3 66 (3.91%) MCP
4 62 (3.68%) MCTS
5 58 (3.44%) MCAD
6 53 (3.14%) MCSD
7 29 (1.72%) CCNA
7 29 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (1.48%) MCSE
9 23 (1.36%) MCSA
10 20 (1.19%) MCITP
11 17 (1.01%) Security Cleared
12 16 (0.95%) ISEB
13 7 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.42%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 5 (0.30%) MCSM
15 4 (0.24%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.84%) QA
2 10 (0.59%) SLA
3 9 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.47%) TickIT
5 6 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 111 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 62 (3.68%) Hyper-V
3 41 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.30%) vSphere
5 17 (1.01%) XenApp
6 6 (0.36%) UAG
7 5 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.24%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.12%) KVM
11 1 (0.059%) XenServer
11 1 (0.059%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.059%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (0.95%) SCCM
2 13 (0.77%) SCOM
3 8 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.36%) Control-M
5 5 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.24%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.24%) MOM
6 4 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.24%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.12%) WSUS
9 1 (0.059%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.059%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.059%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.059%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 578 (34.28%) Microsoft
2 181 (10.74%) Oracle
3 83 (4.92%) VMware
4 46 (2.73%) Cisco
5 36 (2.14%) Citrix
6 34 (2.02%) HP
7 24 (1.42%) SAP
8 23 (1.36%) Facebook
9 18 (1.07%) Cognos
9 18 (1.07%) Google
10 14 (0.83%) Business Objects
11 13 (0.77%) Dell
11 13 (0.77%) Infragistics
12 12 (0.71%) Symantec
12 12 (0.71%) Informatica
12 12 (0.71%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.65%) Sage
13 11 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.53%) NetApp
14 9 (0.53%) IBM
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