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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 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 698 654 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 19.09% 19.26% 21.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.80% 57.77% 62.72%
Number of salaries quoted 623 564 561
Average salary £38,500 £35,831 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% +2.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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
1187 1132 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 32.47% 33.34% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 998 936 839
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 £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
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 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 February 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 823 (61.46%) SQL
2 778 (58.10%) .NET
3 703 (52.50%) C#
4 572 (42.72%) ASP.NET
5 550 (41.08%) Microsoft
6 470 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
7 390 (29.13%) T-SQL
8 381 (28.45%) MVC
9 325 (24.27%) HTML
10 321 (23.97%) MS Excel
11 312 (23.30%) JavaScript
12 301 (22.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 299 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 262 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 261 (19.49%) Windows
16 256 (19.12%) Finance
17 242 (18.07%) CSS
18 236 (17.63%) .NET Framework
19 222 (16.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 221 (16.50%) Business Intelligence
21 215 (16.06%) WPF
22 191 (14.26%) XML
22 191 (14.26%) WCF
23 186 (13.89%) Scrum
24 181 (13.52%) OO
25 167 (12.47%) Oracle
26 166 (12.40%) VB.NET
27 160 (11.95%) SQL Server 2012
28 158 (11.80%) WinForms
29 153 (11.43%) Retail

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 113 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 104 (7.77%) MS Exchange
3 93 (6.95%) IIS
4 52 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
5 47 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 43 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 32 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 30 (2.24%) Apache
9 30 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 29 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (1.49%) CMS
12 16 (1.19%) SAS
13 14 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (0.75%) NServiceBus
14 10 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.75%) OpenEdge
15 9 (0.67%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 321 (23.97%) MS Excel
2 52 (3.88%) MS Office
3 35 (2.61%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.45%) SPSS
6 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.30%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) FastStats
9 1 (0.075%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.075%) Magento
5 1 (0.075%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.17%) Office 365
2 28 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.075%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.075%) PaaS
3 1 (0.075%) Heroku
3 1 (0.075%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 99 (7.39%) SAN
2 42 (3.14%) NAS
3 38 (2.84%) VPN
4 32 (2.39%) Firewall
5 25 (1.87%) Wireless
6 23 (1.72%) VoIP
7 21 (1.57%) DNS
8 20 (1.49%) Intranet
9 18 (1.34%) Internet
9 18 (1.34%) WAN
9 18 (1.34%) LAN
9 18 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (1.12%) FTP
10 15 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (1.05%) TCP/IP
12 12 (0.90%) MPLS
12 12 (0.90%) BGP
12 12 (0.90%) EIGRP
13 11 (0.82%) OSPF
14 10 (0.75%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (22.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 262 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 222 (16.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 160 (11.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 132 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 124 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
7 111 (8.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 98 (7.32%) MySQL
9 84 (6.27%) Relational Database
10 69 (5.15%) Big Data
11 30 (2.24%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 23 (1.72%) Data Mining
14 22 (1.64%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (1.42%) QlikView
17 17 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
18 16 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
19 13 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
19 13 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 149 (11.13%) Visual Studio
2 136 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 84 (6.27%) Moq
4 81 (6.05%) ReSharper
5 66 (4.93%) SoapUI
6 42 (3.14%) Subversion
7 35 (2.61%) NUnit
8 30 (2.24%) MSTest
9 27 (2.02%) SpecFlow
10 26 (1.94%) Git (software)
11 25 (1.87%) Selenium
12 18 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
13 15 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 15 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.90%) TortoiseSVN
14 12 (0.90%) FitNesse
14 12 (0.90%) Xcode
15 11 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
16 9 (0.67%) JUnit
16 9 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 256 (19.12%) Finance
2 153 (11.43%) Retail
3 55 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 47 (3.51%) Legal
5 28 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.64%) Marketing
7 15 (1.12%) Banking
8 8 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.52%) French Language
10 5 (0.37%) Publishing
10 5 (0.37%) Automotive
10 5 (0.37%) Back Office
11 4 (0.30%) Games
12 2 (0.15%) Front Office
12 2 (0.15%) Law
12 2 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 721 (53.85%) Developer
2 266 (19.87%) .NET Developer
3 194 (14.49%) Senior Developer
4 159 (11.87%) Software Developer
5 144 (10.75%) Analyst
6 122 (9.11%) DBA
7 104 (7.77%) C# Developer
8 84 (6.27%) Software Engineer
9 83 (6.20%) SQL DBA
9 83 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 80 (5.97%) SQL Developer
11 65 (4.85%) Support Analyst
12 59 (4.41%) Applications Support
13 53 (3.96%) Lead Developer
13 53 (3.96%) Junior
14 50 (3.73%) SQL Server DBA
15 49 (3.66%) Architect
15 49 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 46 (3.44%) .NET Software Developer
16 46 (3.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 778 (58.10%) .NET
2 572 (42.72%) ASP.NET
3 325 (24.27%) HTML
4 299 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 242 (18.07%) CSS
6 236 (17.63%) .NET Framework
7 215 (16.06%) WPF
8 191 (14.26%) WCF
8 191 (14.26%) XML
9 158 (11.80%) WinForms
10 153 (11.43%) jQuery
11 97 (7.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 88 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 71 (5.30%) Ajax
14 65 (4.85%) REST
15 64 (4.78%) HTML5
15 64 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 59 (4.41%) Silverlight
17 55 (4.11%) Web Services
18 37 (2.76%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
2 55 (4.11%) Clustering
3 53 (3.96%) NHS
4 51 (3.81%) Replication
5 49 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 26 (1.94%) Statistics
8 25 (1.87%) Data Integration
9 20 (1.49%) Open Source
10 18 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
10 18 (1.34%) Social Network
10 18 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.12%) iPad
12 14 (1.05%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.82%) Mathematics
13 11 (0.82%) User Experience
14 10 (0.75%) Computer Science
14 10 (0.75%) Visualisation
14 10 (0.75%) Blackberry
15 9 (0.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 261 (19.49%) Windows
2 95 (7.09%) UNIX
3 72 (5.38%) Linux
4 67 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 55 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (3.81%) Android
7 36 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.22%) AIX
14 2 (0.15%) CentOS
15 1 (0.075%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (28.45%) MVC
3 221 (16.50%) Business Intelligence
4 186 (13.89%) Scrum
5 181 (13.52%) OO
6 140 (10.46%) Software Engineering
7 127 (9.48%) ITIL
8 118 (8.81%) TDD
9 113 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
10 111 (8.29%) ETL
11 106 (7.92%) Analytics
12 97 (7.24%) OOP
13 94 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
14 82 (6.12%) E-Commerce
15 63 (4.71%) CRM
16 61 (4.56%) Unit Testing
17 60 (4.48%) Migration
18 59 (4.41%) Mentoring
19 58 (4.33%) Kanban
20 56 (4.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 823 (61.46%) SQL
2 703 (52.50%) C#
3 390 (29.13%) T-SQL
4 312 (23.30%) JavaScript
5 166 (12.40%) VB.NET
6 85 (6.35%) Java
7 68 (5.08%) VB
8 29 (2.17%) PHP
9 23 (1.72%) C++
9 23 (1.72%) VBA
10 15 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 15 (1.12%) VB6
11 14 (1.05%) Objective-C
12 13 (0.97%) Delphi
13 10 (0.75%) Progress 4GL
14 9 (0.67%) C
14 9 (0.67%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.60%) VBScript
16 6 (0.45%) Python
16 6 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 118 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (8.22%) Degree
3 57 (4.26%) MCSE
4 51 (3.81%) MCP
5 48 (3.58%) MCSA
6 40 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 36 (2.69%) MCITP
8 34 (2.54%) MCTS
9 33 (2.46%) CCA
9 33 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
10 27 (2.02%) MCAD
10 27 (2.02%) MCSD
10 27 (2.02%) VCP4
11 18 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (1.12%) CCNP
13 13 (0.97%) CCDP
13 13 (0.97%) CCSE
14 12 (0.90%) CCNA
15 10 (0.75%) NCDA
15 10 (0.75%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.93%) SLA
2 27 (2.02%) QA
3 7 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 128 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 123 (9.19%) Hyper-V
3 104 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (5.23%) XenApp
5 44 (3.29%) vSphere
6 40 (2.99%) XenServer
7 33 (2.46%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.27%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.75%) vCloud
10 7 (0.52%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.075%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (1.72%) Backup Exec
2 19 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (0.75%) NetBackup
4 9 (0.67%) Opsview
5 7 (0.52%) SCDPM
6 6 (0.45%) SCCM
6 6 (0.45%) ARCserve
7 5 (0.37%) SCOM
8 4 (0.30%) Puppet
9 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.22%) WSUS
9 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.15%) OpenView
10 2 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.075%) WMI
11 1 (0.075%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.075%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 550 (41.08%) Microsoft
2 167 (12.47%) Oracle
3 116 (8.66%) VMware
4 94 (7.02%) Citrix
5 68 (5.08%) Apple
6 60 (4.48%) Cisco
7 52 (3.88%) NetApp
8 37 (2.76%) CheckPoint
9 30 (2.24%) Symantec
9 30 (2.24%) Veeam
10 29 (2.17%) CommVault
11 28 (2.09%) Dell
12 23 (1.72%) Riverbed
13 22 (1.64%) IBM
14 21 (1.57%) Twitter
15 19 (1.42%) Facebook
15 19 (1.42%) Business Objects
15 19 (1.42%) EMC
16 18 (1.34%) Cognos
17 17 (1.27%) Tableau
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, holidays, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + 17% Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum
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Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
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