The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 648 741 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.37% 19.95% 23.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.29% 61.85% 66.33%
Number of salaries quoted 551 688 563
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1131 1198 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 32.06% 32.25% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1022 800
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Leeds

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 809 (62.33%) SQL
2 739 (56.93%) .NET
3 648 (49.92%) C#
4 544 (41.91%) ASP.NET
5 517 (39.83%) Microsoft
6 461 (35.52%) Agile Software Development
7 373 (28.74%) T-SQL
8 355 (27.35%) MVC
9 323 (24.88%) MS Excel
10 284 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 278 (21.42%) HTML
12 274 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 268 (20.65%) JavaScript
14 263 (20.26%) Finance
15 260 (20.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 255 (19.65%) Windows
17 212 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
18 202 (15.56%) CSS
19 199 (15.33%) .NET Framework
19 199 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 177 (13.64%) OO
21 176 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
22 174 (13.41%) WPF
22 174 (13.41%) XML
23 164 (12.63%) Scrum
24 162 (12.48%) VB.NET
25 160 (12.33%) WCF
26 154 (11.86%) WinForms
27 152 (11.71%) Oracle
27 152 (11.71%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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
1 102 (7.86%) MS Exchange
2 96 (7.40%) SharePoint
3 77 (5.93%) IIS
4 50 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 49 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 36 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 26 (2.00%) SAS
9 22 (1.69%) Apache
10 21 (1.62%) CMS
11 20 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (1.39%) Lync
14 10 (0.77%) NServiceBus
14 10 (0.77%) OpenEdge
15 9 (0.69%) JBoss
16 8 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.54%) WebSphere
18 6 (0.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 323 (24.88%) MS Excel
2 53 (4.08%) MS Office
3 33 (2.54%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.92%) SPSS
5 9 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.23%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) FastStats
9 1 (0.077%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.39%) Unica
2 5 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 4 (0.31%) Tesseract
3 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.31%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.077%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.93%) Office 365
3 4 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.15%) SaaS
4 2 (0.15%) PaaS
4 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.077%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.077%) Heroku
5 1 (0.077%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 90 (6.93%) SAN
2 41 (3.16%) VPN
3 39 (3.00%) NAS
4 37 (2.85%) Firewall
5 30 (2.31%) WAN
6 29 (2.23%) LAN
6 29 (2.23%) DNS
7 28 (2.16%) Intranet
8 26 (2.00%) Internet
8 26 (2.00%) VoIP
8 26 (2.00%) Wireless
9 19 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (1.31%) TCP/IP
11 15 (1.16%) FTP
12 13 (1.00%) BGP
12 13 (1.00%) EIGRP
12 13 (1.00%) MPLS
13 12 (0.92%) DHCP
13 12 (0.92%) Unified Communications
14 11 (0.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 260 (20.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 199 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 176 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 120 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
6 114 (8.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 90 (6.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 86 (6.63%) Relational Database
9 70 (5.39%) MySQL
10 68 (5.24%) Big Data
11 31 (2.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 26 (2.00%) QlikView
13 24 (1.85%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.46%) Data Mining
15 15 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (1.08%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
18 12 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (0.92%) OLAP
19 9 (0.69%) DTS
Development Applications
1 152 (11.71%) Visual Studio
2 126 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 96 (7.40%) Moq
4 80 (6.16%) ReSharper
5 68 (5.24%) SoapUI
6 45 (3.47%) NUnit
7 37 (2.85%) MSTest
8 33 (2.54%) Subversion
9 24 (1.85%) SpecFlow
10 23 (1.77%) Git (software)
11 22 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
12 20 (1.54%) Selenium
13 15 (1.16%) JUnit
14 14 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (0.92%) Xcode
15 12 (0.92%) FitNesse
16 11 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
17 10 (0.77%) Eclipse
18 9 (0.69%) TortoiseSVN
19 8 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 263 (20.26%) Finance
2 138 (10.63%) Retail
3 61 (4.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 43 (3.31%) Legal
5 26 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.46%) Marketing
7 14 (1.08%) Banking
8 12 (0.92%) Back Office
9 7 (0.54%) French Language
10 5 (0.39%) Publishing
11 4 (0.31%) Front Office
12 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.23%) Advertising
12 3 (0.23%) Automotive
12 3 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.077%) Law
13 1 (0.077%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 711 (54.78%) Developer
2 265 (20.42%) .NET Developer
3 179 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 146 (11.25%) Analyst
5 143 (11.02%) Software Developer
6 121 (9.32%) DBA
7 104 (8.01%) SQL DBA
8 92 (7.09%) C# Developer
9 88 (6.78%) SQL Developer
10 79 (6.09%) Software Engineer
11 73 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 62 (4.78%) Junior
13 60 (4.62%) Support Analyst
14 58 (4.47%) SQL Server DBA
15 54 (4.16%) Applications Support
16 52 (4.01%) Junior Developer
17 47 (3.62%) Lead Developer
18 45 (3.47%) Senior SQL Developer
19 43 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 42 (3.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 739 (56.93%) .NET
2 544 (41.91%) ASP.NET
3 284 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 278 (21.42%) HTML
5 202 (15.56%) CSS
6 199 (15.33%) .NET Framework
7 174 (13.41%) WPF
7 174 (13.41%) XML
8 160 (12.33%) WCF
9 154 (11.86%) WinForms
10 118 (9.09%) jQuery
11 87 (6.70%) Entity Framework
12 82 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 65 (5.01%) HTML5
14 55 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 51 (3.93%) AngularJS
16 50 (3.85%) REST
16 50 (3.85%) Web Services
17 48 (3.70%) Ajax
18 45 (3.47%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 86 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
2 68 (5.24%) Private Cloud
3 55 (4.24%) Clustering
4 51 (3.93%) Replication
5 50 (3.85%) NHS
6 41 (3.16%) Data Integration
7 39 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (2.77%) Management Information System
9 28 (2.16%) Open Source
10 23 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
11 22 (1.69%) Social Network
12 21 (1.62%) Computer Science
13 19 (1.46%) Mobile App
14 16 (1.23%) Visualisation
15 14 (1.08%) Statistics
16 12 (0.92%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.92%) Mathematics
17 10 (0.77%) User Experience
17 10 (0.77%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 255 (19.65%) Windows
2 78 (6.01%) UNIX
3 69 (5.32%) Apple iOS
4 66 (5.08%) Linux
5 56 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (4.16%) Android
7 38 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.77%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.69%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.23%) AIX
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
14 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.077%) HPUX
14 1 (0.077%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (35.52%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (27.35%) MVC
3 212 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
4 177 (13.64%) OO
5 164 (12.63%) Scrum
6 137 (10.55%) TDD
7 126 (9.71%) Software Engineering
8 124 (9.55%) Analytics
9 121 (9.32%) ITIL
10 101 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
11 100 (7.70%) ETL
12 96 (7.40%) OOP
13 84 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
14 71 (5.47%) E-Commerce
15 69 (5.32%) Mentoring
16 67 (5.16%) Migration
17 61 (4.70%) Unit Testing
18 60 (4.62%) CRM
19 59 (4.55%) UML
20 47 (3.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 809 (62.33%) SQL
2 648 (49.92%) C#
3 373 (28.74%) T-SQL
4 268 (20.65%) JavaScript
5 162 (12.48%) VB.NET
6 79 (6.09%) Java
7 63 (4.85%) VB
8 26 (2.00%) C++
9 25 (1.93%) VB6
10 21 (1.62%) PHP
11 16 (1.23%) Objective-C
12 14 (1.08%) PowerShell
13 12 (0.92%) R
13 12 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 12 (0.92%) VBScript
14 10 (0.77%) VBA
14 10 (0.77%) Python
14 10 (0.77%) Progress 4GL
14 10 (0.77%) Delphi
15 6 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 115 (8.86%) Degree
2 104 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (3.31%) MCSE
4 42 (3.24%) MCP
5 40 (3.08%) MCSA
6 29 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (2.00%) MCITP
8 23 (1.77%) CCA
8 23 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
9 21 (1.62%) MCTS
10 19 (1.46%) MCAD
10 19 (1.46%) MCSD
11 17 (1.31%) Security Cleared
12 15 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (1.00%) SC Cleared
14 11 (0.85%) CCSE
14 11 (0.85%) CCNP
14 11 (0.85%) CCDP
15 10 (0.77%) CCNA
16 8 (0.62%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.39%) SLA
2 31 (2.39%) QA
3 9 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.46%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.077%) HL7
System Software
1 120 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 105 (8.09%) Hyper-V
3 87 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (5.01%) XenApp
5 40 (3.08%) vSphere
6 32 (2.47%) XenServer
7 24 (1.85%) XenDesktop
8 20 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.62%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.54%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.39%) UAG
12 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.077%) GPFS
13 1 (0.077%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.077%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 24 (1.85%) Backup Exec
2 18 (1.39%) SCCM
2 18 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (1.23%) SCOM
4 9 (0.69%) Opsview
5 8 (0.62%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.39%) WSUS
6 5 (0.39%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.31%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.23%) Puppet
9 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.15%) OpenView
9 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.077%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.077%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.077%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.077%) Nagios
Vendors
1 517 (39.83%) Microsoft
2 152 (11.71%) Oracle
3 103 (7.94%) VMware
4 74 (5.70%) Citrix
5 71 (5.47%) Apple
6 58 (4.47%) Cisco
7 37 (2.85%) NetApp
8 34 (2.62%) CheckPoint
9 31 (2.39%) Facebook
10 30 (2.31%) Veeam
11 28 (2.16%) Dell
12 27 (2.08%) Symantec
13 25 (1.93%) Twitter
14 24 (1.85%) CommVault
15 23 (1.77%) Riverbed
16 22 (1.69%) IBM
17 19 (1.46%) Tableau
18 18 (1.39%) Business Objects
19 17 (1.31%) HP
20 16 (1.23%) Sybase
Leeds, Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
BPM Tech
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago