The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 764 897 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.93% 26.68% 24.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.47% 69.97% 65.68%
Number of salaries quoted 666 832 702
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1223 1282 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.50% 38.13% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1153 1037
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northamptonshire +1 215 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Nottinghamshire -2 210 £35,000 -6.66% 28
Leicestershire -2 193 £37,750 +0.66% 23
Derbyshire -1 111 £37,500 - 18
Lincolnshire -6 22 £42,500 +41.66% 6
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 977 (64.83%) .NET
2 896 (59.46%) C#
3 692 (45.92%) SQL
4 690 (45.79%) ASP.NET
5 483 (32.05%) Microsoft
6 481 (31.92%) HTML
7 443 (29.40%) JavaScript
8 420 (27.87%) Windows
8 420 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
9 413 (27.41%) MVC
10 403 (26.74%) CSS
11 347 (23.03%) jQuery
12 317 (21.04%) XML
13 276 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 268 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 260 (17.25%) MS Excel
16 257 (17.05%) T-SQL
17 239 (15.86%) VB.NET
18 237 (15.73%) WCF
19 234 (15.53%) TDD
20 220 (14.60%) .NET Framework
21 214 (14.20%) Visual Studio
22 206 (13.67%) SQL Server 2012
23 201 (13.34%) Web Services
24 194 (12.87%) Oracle
25 191 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 168 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
26 168 (11.15%) Degree
27 167 (11.08%) Ajax
28 165 (10.95%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 112 (7.43%) IIS
2 97 (6.44%) SharePoint
3 67 (4.45%) Node.js
4 65 (4.31%) MS Exchange
5 42 (2.79%) CMS
6 33 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (1.33%) DNN
9 17 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
10 15 (1.00%) Apache
11 14 (0.93%) Lync
12 13 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.60%) WordPress
15 8 (0.53%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.46%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 260 (17.25%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.99%) MS Office
3 19 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.60%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.53%) PowerPivot
6 6 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.13%) MS Project
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.066%) GIMP
8 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.60%) Magento
5 8 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.27%) Line 500
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.13%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.066%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.066%) Maximo
10 1 (0.066%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.066%) SalesLogix
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.39%) SaaS
2 12 (0.80%) Office 365
3 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (0.40%) ElastiCache
5 6 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.066%) PaaS
8 1 (0.066%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.18%) DNS
2 62 (4.11%) Internet
3 56 (3.72%) TCP/IP
4 48 (3.19%) DHCP
5 46 (3.05%) Firewall
6 24 (1.59%) LDAP
7 21 (1.39%) SAN
8 20 (1.33%) WAN
9 17 (1.13%) Intranet
10 16 (1.06%) LAN
11 12 (0.80%) VoIP
11 12 (0.80%) VLAN
12 7 (0.46%) Extranet
12 7 (0.46%) VPN
13 6 (0.40%) SMTP
14 5 (0.33%) SSL
15 4 (0.27%) CTI
15 4 (0.27%) HTTP
15 4 (0.27%) Wireless
16 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 206 (13.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 191 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 145 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 135 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 104 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 92 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 83 (5.51%) Crystal Reports
9 80 (5.31%) MySQL
9 80 (5.31%) Relational Database
10 59 (3.92%) Oracle Database
11 46 (3.05%) NoSQL
11 46 (3.05%) RDBMS
12 33 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
12 33 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 25 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
14 20 (1.33%) Data Mining
15 17 (1.13%) MS Access
15 17 (1.13%) DTS
16 16 (1.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 214 (14.20%) Visual Studio
2 117 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (4.84%) Git (software)
4 71 (4.71%) NUnit
5 51 (3.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 42 (2.79%) Moq
7 32 (2.12%) Subversion
8 20 (1.33%) CruiseControl
9 18 (1.19%) Selenium
10 15 (1.00%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 13 (0.86%) MSTest
12 11 (0.73%) MSBuild
12 11 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (0.66%) TestComplete
14 9 (0.60%) SoapUI
15 7 (0.46%) WebDriver
16 6 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 6 (0.40%) Firebug
16 6 (0.40%) Fiddler
General
1 160 (10.62%) Finance
2 75 (4.98%) Retail
3 46 (3.05%) Marketing
4 22 (1.46%) Advertising
5 18 (1.19%) Games
6 17 (1.13%) Legal
7 15 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.00%) Aerospace
8 11 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.66%) Multimedia
9 10 (0.66%) Music Industry
10 8 (0.53%) Law
11 5 (0.33%) Back Office
12 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.20%) Automotive
12 3 (0.20%) Banking
13 2 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.066%) French Language
14 1 (0.066%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.066%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1005 (66.69%) Developer
2 451 (29.93%) .NET Developer
3 257 (17.05%) C# Developer
4 190 (12.61%) Analyst
5 187 (12.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 180 (11.94%) Senior Developer
7 139 (9.22%) Software Developer
8 111 (7.37%) ASP.NET Developer
9 103 (6.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 101 (6.70%) Web Developer
11 83 (5.51%) DBA
12 76 (5.04%) Programmer
13 75 (4.98%) Senior C# Developer
14 73 (4.84%) Junior
14 73 (4.84%) SQL DBA
15 71 (4.71%) SQL Developer
16 65 (4.31%) Junior Developer
16 65 (4.31%) Senior .NET Developer
17 55 (3.65%) Support Analyst
18 51 (3.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 977 (64.83%) .NET
2 690 (45.79%) ASP.NET
3 481 (31.92%) HTML
4 403 (26.74%) CSS
5 347 (23.03%) jQuery
6 317 (21.04%) XML
7 276 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 237 (15.73%) WCF
9 220 (14.60%) .NET Framework
10 201 (13.34%) Web Services
11 167 (11.08%) Ajax
12 165 (10.95%) WPF
13 141 (9.36%) WinForms
14 140 (9.29%) HTML5
15 111 (7.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 101 (6.70%) CSS3
17 99 (6.57%) XSLT
18 97 (6.44%) RESTful
19 88 (5.84%) LINQ
20 84 (5.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 117 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (6.04%) Computer Science
3 59 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 55 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (3.19%) Smartcard
6 39 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 38 (2.52%) N-Tier
8 26 (1.73%) Streaming Music
9 25 (1.66%) Blackberry
10 24 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.59%) PKI
11 23 (1.53%) Clustering
12 21 (1.39%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.19%) FMCG
14 17 (1.13%) Open Source
15 16 (1.06%) User Experience
15 16 (1.06%) Thin Client
15 16 (1.06%) Tandem
15 16 (1.06%) Fat Client
16 13 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 420 (27.87%) Windows
2 98 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (3.78%) Linux
4 57 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (2.92%) Android
6 41 (2.72%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.79%) UNIX
8 24 (1.59%) BlackBerry OS
9 19 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.13%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.53%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.40%) AIX
13 6 (0.40%) CentOS
14 5 (0.33%) Solaris
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.066%) HPUX
16 1 (0.066%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (27.41%) MVC
3 234 (15.53%) TDD
4 168 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
5 158 (10.48%) Scrum
6 130 (8.63%) Software Engineering
7 121 (8.03%) Web Application Development
8 114 (7.56%) Web Development
9 113 (7.50%) OO
10 92 (6.10%) BDD
11 76 (5.04%) Project Management
12 74 (4.91%) E-Commerce
13 72 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
14 65 (4.31%) ITIL
15 60 (3.98%) Workflow
16 59 (3.92%) CRM
16 59 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
17 51 (3.38%) Mentoring
18 49 (3.25%) MVVM
19 48 (3.19%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 896 (59.46%) C#
2 692 (45.92%) SQL
3 443 (29.40%) JavaScript
4 257 (17.05%) T-SQL
5 239 (15.86%) VB.NET
6 99 (6.57%) VB
7 78 (5.18%) Java
8 49 (3.25%) PHP
9 48 (3.19%) C++
10 46 (3.05%) Ruby
11 35 (2.32%) XPath
12 28 (1.86%) VBScript
13 21 (1.39%) XAML
14 20 (1.33%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.33%) VBA
15 19 (1.26%) VB6
15 19 (1.26%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.19%) C
17 15 (1.00%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.60%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 168 (11.15%) Degree
2 114 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (2.39%) MCP
4 34 (2.26%) MCSD
5 28 (1.86%) MCAD
5 28 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (1.79%) MCTS
7 26 (1.73%) CCNA
8 24 (1.59%) MCSA
9 22 (1.46%) MCSE
10 20 (1.33%) Security Cleared
11 18 (1.19%) MCITP
12 9 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.60%) ISEB
13 8 (0.53%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.46%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 6 (0.40%) MCSM
15 6 (0.40%) HND
16 5 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.65%) QA
2 22 (1.46%) SLA
3 10 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.72%) Hyper-V
3 23 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.66%) vSphere
5 8 (0.53%) XenApp
6 4 (0.27%) Firmware
6 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.13%) vCloud
8 2 (0.13%) KVM
9 1 (0.066%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (0.53%) SCOM
2 7 (0.46%) SCCM
3 3 (0.20%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.13%) SCSM
5 1 (0.066%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.066%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.066%) Puppet
5 1 (0.066%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.066%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 483 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 194 (12.87%) Oracle
3 63 (4.18%) VMware
4 38 (2.52%) Cisco
5 30 (1.99%) SAP
6 29 (1.92%) Citrix
7 27 (1.79%) Facebook
8 21 (1.39%) Business Objects
9 19 (1.26%) Informatica
10 16 (1.06%) HP
11 15 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.00%) Sage
12 14 (0.93%) Cognos
13 12 (0.80%) Tableau
14 11 (0.73%) Infragistics
14 11 (0.73%) EMC
15 10 (0.66%) Google
16 9 (0.60%) Lotus
17 8 (0.53%) JD Edwards
17 8 (0.53%) Adobe
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