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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 657 659 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 19.72% 17.81% 25.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.57% 54.06% 70.29%
Number of salaries quoted 565 581 531
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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 1219 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 31.51% 32.95% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 885 989 736
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 772 (57.48%) SQL
2 756 (56.29%) .NET
3 643 (47.88%) C#
4 518 (38.57%) ASP.NET
5 499 (37.16%) Microsoft
6 439 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
7 373 (27.77%) T-SQL
8 366 (27.25%) MVC
9 311 (23.16%) JavaScript
10 293 (21.82%) HTML
11 289 (21.52%) MS Excel
12 272 (20.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 270 (20.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 249 (18.54%) SQL Server 2008
15 237 (17.65%) Windows
16 230 (17.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 220 (16.38%) Finance
17 220 (16.38%) CSS
18 217 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
19 184 (13.70%) Visual Studio
20 182 (13.55%) SQL Server 2012
21 177 (13.18%) Oracle
22 156 (11.62%) TDD
23 154 (11.47%) .NET Framework
24 149 (11.09%) WinForms
25 148 (11.02%) WCF
26 144 (10.72%) XML
27 139 (10.35%) OO
28 137 (10.20%) Degree
29 136 (10.13%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 106 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 94 (7.00%) SharePoint
3 77 (5.73%) IIS
4 40 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (2.83%) CMS
5 38 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (2.68%) Lync
7 29 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (1.79%) Apache
9 24 (1.79%) SAS
10 17 (1.27%) JBoss
11 16 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (0.74%) Umbraco
12 10 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.60%) NServiceBus
15 7 (0.52%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.52%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 289 (21.52%) MS Excel
2 63 (4.69%) MS Office
3 21 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 20 (1.49%) PowerPivot
5 11 (0.82%) SPSS
6 10 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.15%) FastStats
8 1 (0.074%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.074%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.89%) Tesseract
3 12 (0.89%) Infor CRM
4 5 (0.37%) Unica
5 2 (0.15%) Line 500
5 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.074%) Magento
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.86%) Office 365
3 21 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.45%) SaaS
5 2 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.074%) Heroku
6 1 (0.074%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.074%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 73 (5.44%) SAN
2 48 (3.57%) WAN
3 47 (3.50%) LAN
4 35 (2.61%) DNS
5 34 (2.53%) Internet
5 34 (2.53%) Firewall
6 33 (2.46%) Intranet
7 31 (2.31%) VPN
8 30 (2.23%) NAS
9 25 (1.86%) Unified Communications
10 21 (1.56%) VoIP
11 20 (1.49%) TCP/IP
12 18 (1.34%) FTP
13 17 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (1.04%) DHCP
15 12 (0.89%) Wireless
16 9 (0.67%) Telepresence
17 8 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
17 8 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
17 8 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (20.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 249 (18.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 230 (17.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 182 (13.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 122 (9.08%) Data Warehouse
6 115 (8.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 108 (8.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 81 (6.03%) Relational Database
9 64 (4.77%) MySQL
10 43 (3.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 37 (2.76%) QlikView
12 33 (2.46%) Big Data
13 26 (1.94%) OLAP
13 26 (1.94%) Data Mining
14 19 (1.41%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.27%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (1.12%) MongoDB
17 12 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (0.82%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 184 (13.70%) Visual Studio
2 110 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (4.32%) Moq
4 40 (2.98%) NUnit
5 38 (2.83%) ReSharper
6 33 (2.46%) SoapUI
7 30 (2.23%) MSTest
8 28 (2.08%) Git (software)
9 25 (1.86%) Subversion
10 21 (1.56%) JUnit
11 19 (1.41%) Selenium
12 17 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
13 12 (0.89%) Xcode
14 11 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
15 10 (0.74%) Maven
16 9 (0.67%) Eclipse
17 7 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 7 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
17 7 (0.52%) SpecFlow
18 5 (0.37%) Jasmine
General
1 220 (16.38%) Finance
2 71 (5.29%) Retail
3 37 (2.76%) Legal
4 36 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 25 (1.86%) Marketing
6 18 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.04%) Back Office
8 12 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.52%) Banking
10 6 (0.45%) Publishing
10 6 (0.45%) Games
11 4 (0.30%) Local Government
11 4 (0.30%) Front Office
12 3 (0.22%) Electronics
12 3 (0.22%) Advertising
12 3 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.074%) Law
13 1 (0.074%) French Language
Job Titles
1 765 (56.96%) Developer
2 315 (23.45%) .NET Developer
3 162 (12.06%) Senior Developer
4 147 (10.95%) Analyst
5 124 (9.23%) Software Developer
6 111 (8.27%) DBA
7 106 (7.89%) C# Developer
8 97 (7.22%) SQL DBA
9 88 (6.55%) SQL Developer
10 87 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 73 (5.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 66 (4.91%) Lead Developer
13 65 (4.84%) Software Engineer
14 51 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
15 50 (3.72%) Junior
16 48 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
17 46 (3.43%) Junior Developer
18 44 (3.28%) Administrator
19 43 (3.20%) Architect
20 41 (3.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 756 (56.29%) .NET
2 518 (38.57%) ASP.NET
3 293 (21.82%) HTML
4 270 (20.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 220 (16.38%) CSS
6 154 (11.47%) .NET Framework
7 149 (11.09%) WinForms
8 148 (11.02%) WCF
9 144 (10.72%) XML
10 127 (9.46%) jQuery
11 108 (8.04%) AngularJS
12 98 (7.30%) WPF
13 80 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 69 (5.14%) Web Services
15 65 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
16 64 (4.77%) Entity Framework
17 61 (4.54%) HTML5
18 44 (3.28%) LINQ
18 44 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
19 41 (3.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
2 48 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (3.50%) Clustering
4 45 (3.35%) Replication
5 39 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 35 (2.61%) NHS
7 33 (2.46%) Private Cloud
8 32 (2.38%) Visualisation
9 29 (2.16%) Data Integration
10 27 (2.01%) Mobile App
11 24 (1.79%) Data Centre
11 24 (1.79%) Management Information System
12 22 (1.64%) Client/Server
13 19 (1.41%) Mathematics
14 18 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
15 17 (1.27%) User Experience
15 17 (1.27%) Social Network
16 15 (1.12%) N-Tier
17 14 (1.04%) GIS
17 14 (1.04%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 237 (17.65%) Windows
2 79 (5.88%) Linux
3 62 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (4.47%) Android
5 57 (4.24%) Apple iOS
6 56 (4.17%) UNIX
7 44 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (2.01%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
11 14 (1.04%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.45%) AIX
14 5 (0.37%) Solaris
14 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.22%) HPUX
15 3 (0.22%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.074%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (27.25%) MVC
3 217 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
4 156 (11.62%) TDD
5 139 (10.35%) OO
6 126 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 125 (9.31%) Scrum
8 109 (8.12%) ITIL
9 101 (7.52%) Mentoring
10 98 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
11 92 (6.85%) ETL
12 88 (6.55%) Migration
13 77 (5.73%) Analytics
14 76 (5.66%) OOP
15 74 (5.51%) CRM
16 68 (5.06%) SDLC
17 65 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
18 64 (4.77%) Unit Testing
19 62 (4.62%) SOA
20 57 (4.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 772 (57.48%) SQL
2 643 (47.88%) C#
3 373 (27.77%) T-SQL
4 311 (23.16%) JavaScript
5 136 (10.13%) VB.NET
6 89 (6.63%) Java
7 57 (4.24%) VB
8 43 (3.20%) C++
9 34 (2.53%) VB6
10 26 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 24 (1.79%) PHP
12 17 (1.27%) VBScript
12 17 (1.27%) Python
13 14 (1.04%) Objective-C
14 12 (0.89%) X++
14 12 (0.89%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.82%) VBA
15 11 (0.82%) R
16 7 (0.52%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 137 (10.20%) Degree
2 76 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (1.94%) MCSE
4 23 (1.71%) MCSA
5 21 (1.56%) MCP
6 18 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.97%) MCITP
9 11 (0.82%) CCA
9 11 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.74%) MCTS
11 9 (0.67%) MCAD
11 9 (0.67%) MCSD
11 9 (0.67%) CCNA
12 8 (0.60%) SAS Certification
13 6 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.50%) SLA
2 34 (2.53%) QA
3 29 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.04%) SNOMED CT
5 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.30%) HL7
7 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 76 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (4.10%) Hyper-V
4 47 (3.50%) XenApp
5 41 (3.05%) vSphere
6 22 (1.64%) XenServer
7 20 (1.49%) Terminal Services
8 14 (1.04%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.97%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.37%) UAG
10 5 (0.37%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.15%) Xen
11 2 (0.15%) KVM
12 1 (0.074%) GPFS
12 1 (0.074%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.074%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.074%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.074%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 21 (1.56%) SCCM
2 19 (1.41%) SCOM
3 14 (1.04%) Backup Exec
4 13 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.45%) Opsview
6 4 (0.30%) WSUS
6 4 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.074%) Puppet
9 1 (0.074%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.074%) logstash
9 1 (0.074%) Graylog
9 1 (0.074%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.074%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.074%) OpenView
9 1 (0.074%) Nagios
9 1 (0.074%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.074%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 499 (37.16%) Microsoft
2 177 (13.18%) Oracle
3 99 (7.37%) VMware
4 71 (5.29%) Cisco
5 63 (4.69%) Citrix
6 41 (3.05%) Apple
7 35 (2.61%) NetApp
8 34 (2.53%) Tableau
8 34 (2.53%) Xamarin
9 29 (2.16%) CheckPoint
10 26 (1.94%) Facebook
11 25 (1.86%) Sitecore
12 24 (1.79%) Dell Compellent
13 22 (1.64%) IBM
14 20 (1.49%) Dell
15 19 (1.41%) Twitter
16 17 (1.27%) CommVault
16 17 (1.27%) Symantec
17 16 (1.19%) HP
17 16 (1.19%) Business Objects
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Inter-vention UK
Salary: Fantastic salary and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45-£55K + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £57,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits & annual bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago