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 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 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 649 649 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 19.41% 20.00% 23.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.81% 60.48% 65.45%
Number of salaries quoted 541 537 609
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1050 1073 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 31.41% 33.07% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 825 879 927
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 £28,100 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 24 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 718 (58.66%) .NET
2 660 (53.92%) SQL
3 644 (52.61%) C#
4 537 (43.87%) ASP.NET
5 504 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 392 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
7 381 (31.13%) MVC
8 316 (25.82%) T-SQL
9 312 (25.49%) HTML
10 303 (24.75%) JavaScript
11 298 (24.35%) MS Excel
12 274 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 271 (22.14%) SQL Server 2008
14 259 (21.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 242 (19.77%) .NET Framework
16 236 (19.28%) CSS
16 236 (19.28%) Windows
17 234 (19.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 219 (17.89%) Finance
19 203 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
20 190 (15.52%) WPF
21 174 (14.22%) XML
22 168 (13.73%) Oracle
23 166 (13.56%) WCF
24 155 (12.66%) Scrum
25 154 (12.58%) OO
26 147 (12.01%) jQuery
27 144 (11.76%) VB.NET
28 142 (11.60%) Retail
29 140 (11.44%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 106 (8.66%) SharePoint
2 89 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 79 (6.45%) IIS
4 47 (3.84%) BizTalk Server
5 44 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 44 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (2.53%) Apache
7 26 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 23 (1.88%) WebSphere
10 22 (1.80%) Office Communications Server
11 21 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (1.63%) CMS
13 19 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (1.14%) SAS
15 12 (0.98%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.98%) NServiceBus
16 10 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.41%) WordPress
17 5 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 298 (24.35%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.17%) MS Office
3 29 (2.37%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.41%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.082%) SPSS
7 1 (0.082%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.082%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.082%) InDesign
7 1 (0.082%) MS Project
7 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.082%) FastStats
7 1 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 32 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.49%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 5 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.082%) Magento
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.082%) Maximo
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (6.54%) SAN
2 36 (2.94%) NAS
3 27 (2.21%) Firewall
4 25 (2.04%) VPN
5 22 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (1.63%) LAN
6 20 (1.63%) WAN
7 17 (1.39%) WAAS
8 15 (1.23%) Wireless
8 15 (1.23%) DNS
9 12 (0.98%) FTP
9 12 (0.98%) VoIP
10 10 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (0.74%) MPLS
11 9 (0.74%) OSPF
11 9 (0.74%) BGP
11 9 (0.74%) EIGRP
11 9 (0.74%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.65%) HTTP
13 7 (0.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (22.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 259 (21.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 234 (19.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 137 (11.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 132 (10.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 131 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
7 128 (10.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 91 (7.43%) MySQL
9 78 (6.37%) Relational Database
10 36 (2.94%) Big Data
10 36 (2.94%) RDBMS
11 28 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 26 (2.12%) Oracle Database
13 23 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
15 16 (1.31%) Data Mining
16 15 (1.23%) QlikView
17 11 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (0.82%) Informix
Development Applications
1 140 (11.44%) Visual Studio
2 117 (9.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (3.92%) Moq
4 46 (3.76%) ReSharper
5 37 (3.02%) Subversion
5 37 (3.02%) SpecFlow
6 33 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 30 (2.45%) NUnit
7 30 (2.45%) Selenium
8 28 (2.29%) MSTest
9 21 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 18 (1.47%) Git (software)
11 16 (1.31%) FitNesse
12 15 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
13 13 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
14 9 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (0.65%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.41%) Eclipse
General
1 219 (17.89%) Finance
2 142 (11.60%) Retail
3 44 (3.59%) Legal
4 35 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 35 (2.86%) Marketing
5 30 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 11 (0.90%) Banking
7 9 (0.74%) French Language
7 9 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.33%) Back Office
8 4 (0.33%) Games
9 3 (0.25%) Advertising
10 2 (0.16%) Automotive
10 2 (0.16%) Law
11 1 (0.082%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 642 (52.45%) Developer
2 277 (22.63%) .NET Developer
3 166 (13.56%) Senior Developer
4 157 (12.83%) Software Developer
5 147 (12.01%) Analyst
6 111 (9.07%) C# Developer
7 103 (8.42%) DBA
8 89 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 70 (5.72%) SQL Developer
10 66 (5.39%) Software Engineer
11 65 (5.31%) Support Analyst
12 61 (4.98%) Applications Support
13 54 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
14 51 (4.17%) Administrator
14 51 (4.17%) Architect
15 50 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
15 50 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 48 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 47 (3.84%) SQL DBA
17 47 (3.84%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 718 (58.66%) .NET
2 537 (43.87%) ASP.NET
3 312 (25.49%) HTML
4 274 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 242 (19.77%) .NET Framework
6 236 (19.28%) CSS
7 190 (15.52%) WPF
8 174 (14.22%) XML
9 166 (13.56%) WCF
10 147 (12.01%) jQuery
11 126 (10.29%) WinForms
12 98 (8.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 84 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 63 (5.15%) Web Services
15 61 (4.98%) Silverlight
16 57 (4.66%) Ajax
17 55 (4.49%) REST
18 44 (3.59%) HTML5
19 40 (3.27%) NHibernate
20 35 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
2 56 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 52 (4.25%) Clustering
4 48 (3.92%) NHS
5 40 (3.27%) Replication
6 36 (2.94%) N-Tier
7 23 (1.88%) Statistics
8 20 (1.63%) Data Integration
9 16 (1.31%) iPhone
9 16 (1.31%) Open Source
9 16 (1.31%) iPad
9 16 (1.31%) GIS
10 15 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
11 11 (0.90%) Social Network
11 11 (0.90%) Celerra
11 11 (0.90%) CLARiiON
12 10 (0.82%) Blackberry
12 10 (0.82%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 236 (19.28%) Windows
2 79 (6.45%) UNIX
3 69 (5.64%) Linux
4 49 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 39 (3.19%) Android
6 35 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.82%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.25%) CentOS
11 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.16%) SUSE
12 2 (0.16%) Debian
12 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.082%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (31.13%) MVC
3 203 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
4 155 (12.66%) Scrum
5 154 (12.58%) OO
6 130 (10.62%) ITIL
7 114 (9.31%) Software Engineering
8 109 (8.91%) ETL
9 101 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
10 83 (6.78%) OOP
11 80 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (6.29%) TDD
13 70 (5.72%) E-Commerce
14 65 (5.31%) Analytics
15 62 (5.07%) Kanban
16 61 (4.98%) UML
17 56 (4.58%) Mentoring
18 49 (4.00%) CRM
19 48 (3.92%) MVVM
20 47 (3.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 660 (53.92%) SQL
2 644 (52.61%) C#
3 316 (25.82%) T-SQL
4 303 (24.75%) JavaScript
5 144 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 102 (8.33%) Java
7 58 (4.74%) VB
8 31 (2.53%) VBA
9 28 (2.29%) PHP
10 17 (1.39%) C++
11 11 (0.90%) Delphi
11 11 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.82%) VB6
13 9 (0.74%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.74%) Python
13 9 (0.74%) C
14 5 (0.41%) Perl
15 4 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.33%) Progress 4GL
16 3 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 106 (8.66%) Degree
2 94 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (4.41%) MCSE
4 36 (2.94%) MCITP
4 36 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (2.78%) MCSA
6 32 (2.61%) MCP
7 31 (2.53%) MCTS
8 30 (2.45%) CCA
8 30 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
9 18 (1.47%) MCAD
9 18 (1.47%) MCSD
10 17 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (1.39%) NCDA
10 17 (1.39%) NCIE
10 17 (1.39%) VTSP
11 14 (1.14%) VCAP
11 14 (1.14%) CCNP
12 11 (0.90%) CCNA
12 11 (0.90%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.31%) SLA
2 18 (1.47%) QA
3 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
System Software
1 113 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 94 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (7.60%) Hyper-V
4 53 (4.33%) XenApp
5 35 (2.86%) XenServer
6 31 (2.53%) vSphere
7 29 (2.37%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.39%) vCloud
9 11 (0.90%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.082%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (0.98%) Backup Exec
3 8 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.57%) SCDPM
4 7 (0.57%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.49%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.33%) Puppet
6 4 (0.33%) SCCM
7 3 (0.25%) SCOM
7 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.25%) Opsview
7 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.25%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.16%) WMI
8 2 (0.16%) WSUS
8 2 (0.16%) Nagios
8 2 (0.16%) cPanel
8 2 (0.16%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.16%) Plesk
9 1 (0.082%) OpenView
Vendors
1 504 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 168 (13.73%) Oracle
3 107 (8.74%) VMware
4 89 (7.27%) Citrix
5 55 (4.49%) Cisco
6 51 (4.17%) Apple
7 50 (4.08%) NetApp
8 28 (2.29%) CommVault
9 26 (2.12%) CheckPoint
10 23 (1.88%) EMC
11 22 (1.80%) AppSense
12 21 (1.72%) Cognos
13 20 (1.63%) Business Objects
13 20 (1.63%) Symantec
14 18 (1.47%) Informatica
14 18 (1.47%) HP
14 18 (1.47%) Veeam
15 14 (1.14%) Dell
16 13 (1.06%) Sybase
16 13 (1.06%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, Health, Life Assurance, Fle
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on upon level of experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 45000
Posted: 10 days ago