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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 600 671 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.92% 19.30% 20.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.64% 58.30% 62.74%
Number of salaries quoted 493 567 712
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1098 1151 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 34.63% 33.11% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 868 951 1044
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 734 (54.94%) SQL
2 589 (44.09%) .NET
3 537 (40.19%) C#
4 487 (36.45%) Microsoft
5 455 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
6 384 (28.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 331 (24.78%) T-SQL
8 330 (24.70%) ASP.NET
9 306 (22.90%) MVC
10 293 (21.93%) MS Excel
11 268 (20.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 259 (19.39%) Oracle
13 252 (18.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 241 (18.04%) Windows
15 227 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
16 226 (16.92%) JavaScript
17 224 (16.77%) Finance
18 215 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
19 207 (15.49%) ETL
20 202 (15.12%) Visual Studio
21 186 (13.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 185 (13.85%) WCF
23 176 (13.17%) Data Warehouse
24 172 (12.87%) .NET Framework
25 168 (12.57%) HTML
26 167 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
27 162 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
28 155 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
29 154 (11.53%) SQL Server 2014
30 122 (9.13%) VMware

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 76 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 72 (5.39%) IIS
3 63 (4.72%) MS Exchange
4 51 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (3.29%) CMS
6 28 (2.10%) Node.js
7 24 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 24 (1.80%) Umbraco
8 19 (1.42%) CloudStack
8 19 (1.42%) Skype for Business
9 17 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (1.20%) SAS
11 13 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.90%) Apache
13 11 (0.82%) Apache Pig
13 11 (0.82%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.75%) Apache Spark
15 9 (0.67%) JBoss
15 9 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 293 (21.93%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.34%) MS Office
3 16 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.45%) SPSS
6 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.075%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.075%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
3 9 (0.67%) Lorenzo
4 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.22%) Primavera
6 3 (0.22%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.075%) BASE24
7 1 (0.075%) Line 500
7 1 (0.075%) Magento
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.075%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.075%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 155 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.65%) Office 365
3 21 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.12%) PaaS
5 3 (0.22%) GitHub
5 3 (0.22%) SaaS
6 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.52%) SAN
2 44 (3.29%) Firewall
3 30 (2.25%) VPN
4 26 (1.95%) NAS
5 20 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.42%) Internet
7 17 (1.27%) DNS
8 16 (1.20%) LAN
9 15 (1.12%) DHCP
9 15 (1.12%) WAN
10 12 (0.90%) Skype
11 11 (0.82%) Wireless
12 10 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.75%) IP Telephony
13 9 (0.67%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.60%) Network Security
15 7 (0.52%) Telepresence
16 6 (0.45%) SSH
16 6 (0.45%) SSL
17 5 (0.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (28.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 268 (20.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 252 (18.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 215 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 186 (13.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 176 (13.17%) Data Warehouse
7 154 (11.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 118 (8.83%) MySQL
9 93 (6.96%) Relational Database
10 92 (6.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 65 (4.87%) Hadoop
12 64 (4.79%) Big Data
13 42 (3.14%) NoSQL
14 40 (2.99%) OLAP
15 39 (2.92%) SSDT
16 36 (2.69%) QlikView
17 27 (2.02%) OLAP Cube
17 27 (2.02%) Power BI
18 25 (1.87%) MongoDB
19 22 (1.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 202 (15.12%) Visual Studio
2 167 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (5.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 58 (4.34%) Selenium
5 40 (2.99%) SoapUI
6 32 (2.40%) ReSharper
7 29 (2.17%) NUnit
8 25 (1.87%) Git (software)
9 20 (1.50%) SpecFlow
10 19 (1.42%) Subversion
11 14 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (0.90%) JIRA
12 12 (0.90%) MSBuild
12 12 (0.90%) MSTest
12 12 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
13 10 (0.75%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
13 10 (0.75%) XMLUnit
14 9 (0.67%) SilkTest
14 9 (0.67%) tSQLt
General
1 224 (16.77%) Finance
2 53 (3.97%) Marketing
3 35 (2.62%) Retail
4 21 (1.57%) Legal
5 10 (0.75%) Back Office
5 10 (0.75%) Local Government
6 9 (0.67%) Games
6 9 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.60%) Law
8 7 (0.52%) Advertising
8 7 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.45%) Banking
10 3 (0.22%) Automotive
10 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 698 (52.25%) Developer
2 321 (24.03%) SQL Developer
3 279 (20.88%) .NET Developer
4 254 (19.01%) C# Developer
5 171 (12.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 171 (12.80%) SQL Server Developer
6 151 (11.30%) Analyst
7 125 (9.36%) DBA
8 103 (7.71%) Senior Developer
9 101 (7.56%) Applications Support
10 95 (7.11%) SQL DBA
11 87 (6.51%) SSIS Developer
12 82 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 81 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 80 (5.99%) C# Software Developer
15 77 (5.76%) Software Developer
16 75 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
17 71 (5.31%) Administrator
18 68 (5.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 65 (4.87%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (44.09%) .NET
2 330 (24.70%) ASP.NET
3 185 (13.85%) WCF
4 172 (12.87%) .NET Framework
5 168 (12.57%) HTML
6 162 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 120 (8.98%) CSS
8 116 (8.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 105 (7.86%) AngularJS
10 96 (7.19%) jQuery
11 89 (6.66%) XML
12 86 (6.44%) Entity Framework
13 78 (5.84%) Web Services
14 47 (3.52%) HTML5
15 41 (3.07%) KnockoutJS
16 38 (2.84%) REST
17 34 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 31 (2.32%) CSS3
19 30 (2.25%) NHibernate
20 28 (2.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 55 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 32 (2.40%) Data Integration
5 28 (2.10%) Visualisation
6 23 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 20 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.35%) Clustering
9 17 (1.27%) Replication
9 17 (1.27%) Streaming Music
10 14 (1.05%) Cybercrime
11 12 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.82%) NHS
13 10 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (0.75%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
14 9 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
14 9 (0.67%) Data Extraction
14 9 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 241 (18.04%) Windows
2 96 (7.19%) Windows Server
3 91 (6.81%) Linux
4 75 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (2.77%) Unix
8 22 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.75%) Solaris
10 9 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.60%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.45%) Android
12 6 (0.45%) CentOS
13 3 (0.22%) AIX
13 3 (0.22%) HPUX
13 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.075%) Debian
14 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.075%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (22.90%) MVC
3 227 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
4 207 (15.49%) ETL
5 112 (8.38%) TDD
6 93 (6.96%) Web Development
7 92 (6.89%) Scrum
8 86 (6.44%) SOA
9 82 (6.14%) Software Engineering
10 81 (6.06%) ITIL
11 79 (5.91%) Automated Testing
12 77 (5.76%) Migration
13 73 (5.46%) CRM
14 72 (5.39%) Unit Testing
15 71 (5.31%) DevOps
16 65 (4.87%) SDLC
17 63 (4.72%) E-Commerce
18 57 (4.27%) OO
19 56 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
20 53 (3.97%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 734 (54.94%) SQL
2 537 (40.19%) C#
3 331 (24.78%) T-SQL
4 226 (16.92%) JavaScript
5 87 (6.51%) VB.NET
6 84 (6.29%) PowerShell
7 56 (4.19%) Java
8 51 (3.82%) VB
9 39 (2.92%) Bash Shell
10 36 (2.69%) Python
10 36 (2.69%) VBA
11 29 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 27 (2.02%) VB6
13 26 (1.95%) Perl
14 24 (1.80%) Ruby
15 12 (0.90%) C++
16 7 (0.52%) PHP
17 5 (0.37%) XAML
18 4 (0.30%) ANSI SQL
18 4 (0.30%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 114 (8.53%) Degree
2 61 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 18 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (1.20%) ISEB
7 15 (1.12%) CCNA
7 15 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 14 (1.05%) CCNP
9 11 (0.82%) MCSE
9 11 (0.82%) MCTS
10 9 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.67%) CISSP
11 8 (0.60%) CCIE
12 6 (0.45%) MCP
12 6 (0.45%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.37%) ISACA
13 5 (0.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.82%) Data Quality
2 48 (3.59%) SLA
3 39 (2.92%) QA
4 11 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.67%) COBIT
6 5 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 104 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 95 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.95%) vSphere
4 24 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.57%) XenApp
6 10 (0.75%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.75%) HDFS
6 10 (0.75%) Terminal Server
7 9 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.30%) KVM
8 4 (0.30%) Xen
9 3 (0.22%) XenServer
10 2 (0.15%) Firmware
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.075%) Postfix
11 1 (0.075%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (0.075%) vCloud
11 1 (0.075%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (2.10%) SCCM
3 25 (1.87%) Nagios
3 25 (1.87%) Opsview
4 21 (1.57%) Grafana
4 21 (1.57%) Graphite
4 21 (1.57%) Salt
5 17 (1.27%) Cacti
6 15 (1.12%) FortiGate
7 13 (0.97%) SCOM
8 8 (0.60%) XenMobile
9 7 (0.52%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.52%) Puppet
10 6 (0.45%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.45%) WSUS
11 5 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.30%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.30%) Hyperic
12 4 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 487 (36.45%) Microsoft
2 259 (19.39%) Oracle
3 122 (9.13%) VMware
4 64 (4.79%) Citrix
5 54 (4.04%) Cisco
6 36 (2.69%) Tableau
7 30 (2.25%) NetApp
8 26 (1.95%) HP
9 25 (1.87%) Splunk
10 24 (1.80%) Sitecore
11 22 (1.65%) F5
11 22 (1.65%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.12%) Dell Compellent
12 15 (1.12%) Teradata
13 14 (1.05%) Symantec
14 13 (0.97%) CommVault
14 13 (0.97%) Google
14 13 (0.97%) Informatica
15 12 (0.90%) Avaya
15 12 (0.90%) SAP
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