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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 593 711 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.12% 19.50% 24.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.42% 60.20% 68.72%
Number of salaries quoted 495 663 543
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
998 1181 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 30.49% 32.38% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 827 1003 766
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 £26,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 790 (60.96%) SQL
2 739 (57.02%) .NET
3 632 (48.77%) C#
4 527 (40.66%) ASP.NET
5 509 (39.27%) Microsoft
6 453 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
7 376 (29.01%) T-SQL
8 351 (27.08%) MVC
9 309 (23.84%) MS Excel
10 284 (21.91%) HTML
11 282 (21.76%) JavaScript
12 268 (20.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 257 (19.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 255 (19.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 241 (18.60%) Windows
16 237 (18.29%) Finance
17 230 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
18 214 (16.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 205 (15.82%) CSS
20 182 (14.04%) .NET Framework
21 170 (13.12%) SQL Server 2012
22 167 (12.89%) Visual Studio
23 162 (12.50%) XML
24 159 (12.27%) OO
25 155 (11.96%) Oracle
26 151 (11.65%) WinForms
27 148 (11.42%) WCF
28 146 (11.27%) VB.NET
29 140 (10.80%) Scrum
29 140 (10.80%) WPF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 104 (8.02%) MS Exchange
2 92 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 70 (5.40%) IIS
4 47 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 45 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 42 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
7 34 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (2.16%) Lync
9 26 (2.01%) SAS
10 25 (1.93%) CMS
11 21 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
12 20 (1.54%) Apache
13 15 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.93%) JBoss
15 10 (0.77%) OpenEdge
16 8 (0.62%) WebSphere
17 7 (0.54%) NServiceBus
17 7 (0.54%) GlassFish
18 5 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 309 (23.84%) MS Excel
2 60 (4.63%) MS Office
3 28 (2.16%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.93%) SPSS
5 11 (0.85%) PowerPivot
6 10 (0.77%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) FastStats
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.077%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.54%) Infor CRM
2 7 (0.54%) Tesseract
3 6 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.39%) Unica
5 2 (0.15%) Line 500
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.077%) Maximo
6 1 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.077%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.85%) Office 365
3 13 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.31%) SaaS
5 2 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.077%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.077%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.077%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.79%) SAN
2 38 (2.93%) VPN
3 37 (2.85%) WAN
3 37 (2.85%) NAS
4 36 (2.78%) LAN
5 35 (2.70%) Firewall
6 30 (2.31%) DNS
6 30 (2.31%) Intranet
7 27 (2.08%) Internet
8 21 (1.62%) VoIP
9 20 (1.54%) Unified Communications
9 20 (1.54%) Wireless
10 15 (1.16%) TCP/IP
10 15 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (1.08%) DHCP
11 14 (1.08%) FTP
12 8 (0.62%) MPLS
12 8 (0.62%) BGP
12 8 (0.62%) EIGRP
13 7 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (19.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 255 (19.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 214 (16.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 170 (13.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 120 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
6 107 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 102 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 86 (6.64%) Relational Database
9 60 (4.63%) Big Data
10 59 (4.55%) MySQL
11 42 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 34 (2.62%) QlikView
13 23 (1.77%) Data Mining
14 21 (1.62%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.31%) OLAP
16 14 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (1.08%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
17 13 (1.00%) MongoDB
18 10 (0.77%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 167 (12.89%) Visual Studio
2 122 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 88 (6.79%) Moq
4 70 (5.40%) ReSharper
5 60 (4.63%) SoapUI
6 44 (3.40%) NUnit
7 34 (2.62%) MSTest
8 28 (2.16%) Subversion
9 24 (1.85%) Git (software)
10 22 (1.70%) SpecFlow
11 20 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
12 18 (1.39%) Selenium
13 15 (1.16%) JUnit
14 12 (0.93%) FitNesse
14 12 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.93%) Xcode
15 11 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
16 10 (0.77%) Eclipse
17 7 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 6 (0.46%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 237 (18.29%) Finance
2 115 (8.87%) Retail
3 58 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 42 (3.24%) Legal
5 22 (1.70%) Marketing
6 21 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 11 (0.85%) Back Office
7 11 (0.85%) Banking
8 6 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.39%) Publishing
9 5 (0.39%) French Language
10 4 (0.31%) Local Government
10 4 (0.31%) Games
10 4 (0.31%) Front Office
11 3 (0.23%) Automotive
11 3 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.077%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 737 (56.87%) Developer
2 288 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 167 (12.89%) Senior Developer
4 144 (11.11%) Analyst
5 138 (10.65%) Software Developer
6 116 (8.95%) DBA
7 105 (8.10%) SQL DBA
8 95 (7.33%) C# Developer
9 89 (6.87%) SQL Developer
10 76 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 73 (5.63%) Software Engineer
12 64 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 57 (4.40%) Lead Developer
14 56 (4.32%) SQL Server DBA
15 54 (4.17%) Junior
16 49 (3.78%) Junior Developer
17 48 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
18 46 (3.55%) Support Analyst
19 45 (3.47%) Applications Support
20 40 (3.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 739 (57.02%) .NET
2 527 (40.66%) ASP.NET
3 284 (21.91%) HTML
4 268 (20.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 205 (15.82%) CSS
6 182 (14.04%) .NET Framework
7 162 (12.50%) XML
8 151 (11.65%) WinForms
9 148 (11.42%) WCF
10 140 (10.80%) WPF
11 116 (8.95%) jQuery
12 80 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 77 (5.94%) Entity Framework
14 74 (5.71%) AngularJS
15 72 (5.56%) HTML5
16 55 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 52 (4.01%) Web Services
18 45 (3.47%) Ajax
19 41 (3.16%) REST
20 35 (2.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (5.40%) Enterprise Software
2 60 (4.63%) Private Cloud
3 47 (3.63%) Clustering
4 45 (3.47%) NHS
5 41 (3.16%) Replication
6 39 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (2.39%) Data Integration
7 31 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 29 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 26 (2.01%) Open Source
10 25 (1.93%) Mobile App
11 21 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
11 21 (1.62%) Visualisation
12 20 (1.54%) Social Network
13 18 (1.39%) Mathematics
14 16 (1.23%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.85%) User Experience
15 11 (0.85%) Social Media
16 10 (0.77%) N-Tier
17 9 (0.69%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 241 (18.60%) Windows
2 70 (5.40%) Apple iOS
3 69 (5.32%) Linux
4 68 (5.25%) UNIX
5 63 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (4.09%) Android
7 42 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (2.01%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
11 12 (0.93%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.69%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.31%) AIX
14 2 (0.15%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.077%) HPUX
15 1 (0.077%) Solaris
15 1 (0.077%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.077%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (27.08%) MVC
3 230 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
4 159 (12.27%) OO
5 140 (10.80%) Scrum
6 138 (10.65%) TDD
7 124 (9.57%) Software Engineering
8 106 (8.18%) Analytics
9 103 (7.95%) ITIL
10 95 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (6.79%) OOP
12 86 (6.64%) Mentoring
13 81 (6.25%) ETL
14 70 (5.40%) Performance Tuning
15 65 (5.02%) Migration
16 61 (4.71%) E-Commerce
17 59 (4.55%) CRM
18 57 (4.40%) Unit Testing
19 48 (3.70%) SOA
20 47 (3.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 790 (60.96%) SQL
2 632 (48.77%) C#
3 376 (29.01%) T-SQL
4 282 (21.76%) JavaScript
5 146 (11.27%) VB.NET
6 83 (6.40%) Java
7 59 (4.55%) VB
8 31 (2.39%) C++
9 28 (2.16%) VB6
10 19 (1.47%) PHP
11 18 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.00%) Python
13 13 (1.00%) VBScript
14 12 (0.93%) R
14 12 (0.93%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.77%) Progress 4GL
15 10 (0.77%) VBA
16 7 (0.54%) Delphi
17 6 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 125 (9.65%) Degree
2 91 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (2.62%) MCSE
3 34 (2.62%) MCP
4 32 (2.47%) MCSA
5 22 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (1.39%) MCITP
7 17 (1.31%) CCA
7 17 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
7 17 (1.31%) Security Cleared
8 16 (1.23%) MCTS
9 15 (1.16%) MCAD
9 15 (1.16%) MCSD
10 13 (1.00%) SC Cleared
11 12 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.77%) CCNA
13 8 (0.62%) SAS Certification
14 6 (0.46%) CCSE
14 6 (0.46%) CCSA
14 6 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.63%) SLA
2 31 (2.39%) QA
3 21 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.69%) SNOMED CT
5 7 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 117 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 90 (6.94%) Hyper-V
3 82 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (4.40%) XenApp
5 37 (2.85%) vSphere
6 25 (1.93%) XenServer
7 19 (1.47%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.31%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.62%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.46%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.39%) UAG
12 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.077%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.077%) GPFS
13 1 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.077%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 20 (1.54%) SCCM
2 19 (1.47%) Backup Exec
3 18 (1.39%) SCOM
4 14 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (0.62%) Opsview
6 4 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.23%) WSUS
8 2 (0.15%) Puppet
8 2 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.15%) OpenView
8 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.077%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.077%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.077%) Nagios
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.077%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.077%) logstash
9 1 (0.077%) Graylog
9 1 (0.077%) vMotion
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 509 (39.27%) Microsoft
2 155 (11.96%) Oracle
3 97 (7.48%) VMware
4 69 (5.32%) Citrix
5 67 (5.17%) Apple
6 59 (4.55%) Cisco
7 35 (2.70%) NetApp
8 29 (2.24%) Facebook
9 27 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 27 (2.08%) Tableau
10 23 (1.77%) Dell
11 22 (1.70%) Twitter
11 22 (1.70%) CommVault
12 20 (1.54%) Veeam
12 20 (1.54%) IBM
13 19 (1.47%) Symantec
14 17 (1.31%) Business Objects
14 17 (1.31%) Civica
14 17 (1.31%) Riverbed
14 17 (1.31%) Xamarin
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