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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 728 992 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.24% 27.65% 28.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.38% 69.66% 72.97%
Number of salaries quoted 656 885 819
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 £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1186 1424 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.61% 39.69% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1225 1100
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Nottinghamshire -1 240 £35,250 -9.61% 22
Northamptonshire +1 188 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Leicestershire -2 163 £39,000 +4.00% 27
Derbyshire +1 103 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Lincolnshire -3 17 £42,500 +41.66%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 938 (64.47%) .NET
2 858 (58.97%) C#
3 700 (48.11%) SQL
4 666 (45.77%) ASP.NET
5 503 (34.57%) HTML
6 461 (31.68%) Microsoft
7 442 (30.38%) JavaScript
8 427 (29.35%) Windows
9 418 (28.73%) CSS
10 417 (28.66%) MVC
11 397 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
12 348 (23.92%) jQuery
13 310 (21.31%) XML
14 301 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 252 (17.32%) .NET Framework
16 250 (17.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 249 (17.11%) MS Excel
18 233 (16.01%) WCF
19 230 (15.81%) T-SQL
20 220 (15.12%) VB.NET
21 216 (14.85%) TDD
22 195 (13.40%) Web Services
23 188 (12.92%) Degree
24 186 (12.78%) Visual Studio
25 176 (12.10%) Oracle
26 170 (11.68%) SQL Server 2012
27 166 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 161 (11.07%) Ajax
29 160 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
30 151 (10.38%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 149 (10.24%) IIS
2 90 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 87 (5.98%) Node.js
4 53 (3.64%) MS Exchange
5 28 (1.92%) CMS
6 19 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
6 19 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (1.10%) Lync
7 16 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (0.89%) DNN
8 13 (0.89%) Apache
8 13 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.69%) JBoss
10 9 (0.62%) SAS
11 8 (0.55%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.34%) WordPress
13 5 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 249 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.37%) MS Office
3 12 (0.82%) InfoPath
3 12 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.55%) PowerPivot
5 7 (0.48%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.069%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.069%) MS Project
7 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.069%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.34%) Magento
5 5 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.21%) Line 500
7 2 (0.14%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.069%) Maximo
8 1 (0.069%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.44%) SaaS
3 13 (0.89%) Office 365
4 12 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (0.41%) ElastiCache
5 6 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (0.27%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.069%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.33%) DNS
2 54 (3.71%) TCP/IP
3 53 (3.64%) Internet
4 44 (3.02%) DHCP
5 33 (2.27%) Firewall
6 22 (1.51%) WAN
7 20 (1.37%) LDAP
8 17 (1.17%) VLAN
9 16 (1.10%) LAN
9 16 (1.10%) SAN
10 15 (1.03%) Intranet
11 10 (0.69%) SMTP
12 8 (0.55%) VPN
13 7 (0.48%) SSL
13 7 (0.48%) VoIP
14 5 (0.34%) SSH
15 3 (0.21%) 4G
15 3 (0.21%) NetScreen
15 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (17.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 170 (11.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 166 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 123 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 118 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 98 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
7 81 (5.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 71 (4.88%) NoSQL
9 70 (4.81%) MySQL
10 65 (4.47%) Relational Database
11 47 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
12 39 (2.68%) Oracle Database
13 31 (2.13%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (1.24%) Data Mining
15 18 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (1.17%) MS Access
16 17 (1.17%) DB2
17 16 (1.10%) DTS
18 15 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 186 (12.78%) Visual Studio
2 118 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 82 (5.64%) Git (software)
4 53 (3.64%) NUnit
5 47 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 34 (2.34%) Moq
7 29 (1.99%) Subversion
8 26 (1.79%) CruiseControl
9 18 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 15 (1.03%) MSBuild
11 13 (0.89%) Selenium
12 11 (0.76%) MSTest
13 10 (0.69%) SoapUI
13 10 (0.69%) TestComplete
14 6 (0.41%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.41%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.41%) Firebug
14 6 (0.41%) Fiddler
15 5 (0.34%) Aptana Studio
15 5 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 151 (10.38%) Finance
2 68 (4.67%) Retail
3 49 (3.37%) Marketing
4 25 (1.72%) Advertising
5 23 (1.58%) Games
6 17 (1.17%) Legal
7 13 (0.89%) Back Office
8 11 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 8 (0.55%) Law
10 7 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.27%) Banking
12 3 (0.21%) French Language
12 3 (0.21%) Automotive
13 2 (0.14%) Local Government
14 1 (0.069%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.069%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.069%) Military
Job Titles
1 956 (65.70%) Developer
2 413 (28.38%) .NET Developer
3 276 (18.97%) C# Developer
4 199 (13.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 178 (12.23%) Analyst
6 177 (12.16%) Senior Developer
7 154 (10.58%) Software Developer
8 117 (8.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 110 (7.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 88 (6.05%) Senior C# Developer
11 87 (5.98%) Web Developer
12 79 (5.43%) DBA
13 74 (5.09%) SQL DBA
14 67 (4.60%) Junior
15 65 (4.47%) SQL Developer
16 59 (4.05%) Junior Developer
17 57 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
18 55 (3.78%) Support Analyst
19 49 (3.37%) Applications Support
19 49 (3.37%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 938 (64.47%) .NET
2 666 (45.77%) ASP.NET
3 503 (34.57%) HTML
4 418 (28.73%) CSS
5 348 (23.92%) jQuery
6 310 (21.31%) XML
7 301 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 252 (17.32%) .NET Framework
9 233 (16.01%) WCF
10 195 (13.40%) Web Services
11 161 (11.07%) Ajax
12 146 (10.03%) WPF
13 143 (9.83%) WinForms
14 137 (9.42%) RESTful
15 136 (9.35%) HTML5
16 114 (7.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 102 (7.01%) XSLT
18 99 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
19 95 (6.53%) CSS3
20 72 (4.95%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 67 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
4 61 (4.19%) Mathematics
5 42 (2.89%) N-Tier
6 38 (2.61%) Smartcard
7 30 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 25 (1.72%) Streaming Music
9 24 (1.65%) Clustering
10 23 (1.58%) User Experience
11 20 (1.37%) PKI
12 19 (1.31%) Blackberry
13 17 (1.17%) Management Information System
14 16 (1.10%) Tandem
15 13 (0.89%) NHS
15 13 (0.89%) Informatics
15 13 (0.89%) Credit Risk
16 12 (0.82%) Data Integration
16 12 (0.82%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 427 (29.35%) Windows
2 110 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (4.12%) Linux
5 44 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (2.61%) Apple iOS
7 37 (2.54%) Android
8 19 (1.31%) BlackBerry OS
9 16 (1.10%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.03%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.96%) UNIX
12 9 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.41%) AIX
13 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.34%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.21%) Solaris
16 3 (0.21%) CentOS
17 1 (0.069%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.069%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (28.66%) MVC
2 397 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (14.85%) TDD
4 160 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
5 140 (9.62%) Scrum
6 138 (9.48%) Web Application Development
7 123 (8.45%) OO
8 122 (8.38%) Software Engineering
9 112 (7.70%) BDD
10 94 (6.46%) Web Development
11 67 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
11 67 (4.60%) ITIL
12 62 (4.26%) Mentoring
13 60 (4.12%) OOP
13 60 (4.12%) E-Commerce
14 57 (3.92%) ETL
14 57 (3.92%) Project Management
15 53 (3.64%) Workflow
16 50 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
17 46 (3.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 858 (58.97%) C#
2 700 (48.11%) SQL
3 442 (30.38%) JavaScript
4 230 (15.81%) T-SQL
5 220 (15.12%) VB.NET
6 99 (6.80%) VB
7 85 (5.84%) Java
8 72 (4.95%) Ruby
9 56 (3.85%) C++
10 50 (3.44%) PHP
11 35 (2.41%) XPath
12 28 (1.92%) C
13 27 (1.86%) PowerShell
14 21 (1.44%) VBScript
15 18 (1.24%) XAML
16 17 (1.17%) VB6
16 17 (1.17%) VBA
17 14 (0.96%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.82%) PHP5
19 9 (0.62%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 188 (12.92%) Degree
2 98 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (1.51%) MCSD
4 20 (1.37%) MCITP
5 18 (1.24%) MCSE
6 17 (1.17%) MCP
6 17 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (1.03%) MCSA
7 15 (1.03%) CCNA
7 15 (1.03%) MCTS
8 14 (0.96%) Security Cleared
9 11 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.69%) ISEB
11 8 (0.55%) MCAD
12 7 (0.48%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.48%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.41%) HND
14 5 (0.34%) MCDBA
15 4 (0.27%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.34%) QA
2 24 (1.65%) SLA
3 11 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.069%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.069%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.069%) HL7
7 1 (0.069%) DICOM
System Software
1 86 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 53 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 36 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.62%) vSphere
5 7 (0.48%) Firmware
6 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.14%) vCloud
7 2 (0.14%) KVM
7 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.069%) HDFS
8 1 (0.069%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (1.37%) SCCM
2 12 (0.82%) SCOM
3 3 (0.21%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.14%) SCSM
4 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.14%) Nagios
5 1 (0.069%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.069%) WSUS
5 1 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.069%) Puppet
5 1 (0.069%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.069%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 461 (31.68%) Microsoft
2 176 (12.10%) Oracle
3 67 (4.60%) VMware
4 26 (1.79%) Cisco
5 24 (1.65%) SAP
6 22 (1.51%) Facebook
7 21 (1.44%) Citrix
8 19 (1.31%) Business Objects
9 18 (1.24%) HP
10 17 (1.17%) Cognos
11 16 (1.10%) Sage
12 14 (0.96%) EMC
12 14 (0.96%) Informatica
13 13 (0.89%) Tableau
14 12 (0.82%) Twitter
15 11 (0.76%) IBM
15 11 (0.76%) Google
16 9 (0.62%) Altiris
16 9 (0.62%) Remedy
16 9 (0.62%) Dell
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + pension + training/development
Posted: 3 days ago
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X4 Group
Salary: £36k - 41k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £39000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Flexi - Time & Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits & Training
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
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Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + £3,000 on-call allowance, benefits
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
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Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare + bens
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