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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 581 594 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.17% 22.40% 25.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.01% 64.15% 68.14%
Number of salaries quoted 492 513 661
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1117 926 1061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.16% 34.92% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 862 789 951
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 657 (52.77%) .NET
2 622 (49.96%) SQL
3 554 (44.50%) C#
4 523 (42.01%) Microsoft
5 467 (37.51%) ASP.NET
6 371 (29.80%) MVC
7 343 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
8 322 (25.86%) T-SQL
9 299 (24.02%) JavaScript
10 298 (23.94%) Windows
11 295 (23.69%) HTML
12 287 (23.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 279 (22.41%) MS Excel
14 278 (22.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 253 (20.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 252 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
17 250 (20.08%) CSS
18 216 (17.35%) .NET Framework
19 195 (15.66%) Oracle
20 188 (15.10%) Finance
21 183 (14.70%) Business Intelligence
22 178 (14.30%) SQL Server 2005
23 171 (13.73%) jQuery
24 167 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 167 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
25 148 (11.89%) WCF
26 140 (11.24%) XML
27 128 (10.28%) Scrum
28 126 (10.12%) VMware
29 125 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 102 (8.19%) MS Exchange
2 98 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 71 (5.70%) IIS
4 45 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (2.41%) CMS
7 28 (2.25%) Office Communications Server
8 26 (2.09%) Apache
9 22 (1.77%) Tomcat
10 21 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (1.53%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (1.29%) Lync
13 16 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (1.20%) NServiceBus
15 13 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (1.04%) SAS
16 10 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 8 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
18 6 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 279 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 69 (5.54%) MS Office
3 15 (1.20%) PowerPivot
4 10 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.080%) InDesign
7 1 (0.080%) MS Project
7 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.080%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.080%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.080%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.40%) Office 365
3 4 (0.32%) SaaS
4 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 91 (7.31%) SAN
2 41 (3.29%) NAS
3 39 (3.13%) Firewall
4 23 (1.85%) Internet
5 21 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (1.61%) WAAS
7 19 (1.53%) VPN
8 18 (1.45%) LAN
9 16 (1.29%) DNS
10 15 (1.20%) WAN
11 13 (1.04%) FTP
12 12 (0.96%) HTTP
13 10 (0.80%) DHCP
13 10 (0.80%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.80%) Intranet
14 4 (0.32%) VLAN
14 4 (0.32%) SSL
14 4 (0.32%) TCP/IP
15 3 (0.24%) LDAP
15 3 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (23.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 278 (22.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 253 (20.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 178 (14.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 167 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 167 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 122 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
7 86 (6.91%) Relational Database
8 73 (5.86%) MySQL
9 57 (4.58%) Oracle Database
10 44 (3.53%) RDBMS
11 43 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 34 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (2.33%) Informix
14 26 (2.09%) Riak
15 19 (1.53%) NoSQL
16 17 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
17 14 (1.12%) QlikView
18 13 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
19 10 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 125 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 106 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.49%) NUnit
3 31 (2.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 29 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 27 (2.17%) MSTest
6 24 (1.93%) Subversion
7 22 (1.77%) Selenium
8 20 (1.61%) Moq
9 17 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
9 17 (1.37%) ReSharper
10 15 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 12 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (0.64%) JUnit
13 8 (0.64%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.64%) FitNesse
14 7 (0.56%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.48%) Maven
15 6 (0.48%) Ant
General
1 188 (15.10%) Finance
2 69 (5.54%) Retail
3 40 (3.21%) Legal
4 34 (2.73%) Marketing
5 18 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.45%) Banking
6 12 (0.96%) Law
7 8 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.40%) Advertising
9 5 (0.40%) French Language
10 3 (0.24%) Electronics
11 2 (0.16%) Front Office
11 2 (0.16%) Back Office
11 2 (0.16%) Automotive
11 2 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.080%) Local Government
12 1 (0.080%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 651 (52.29%) Developer
2 289 (23.21%) .NET Developer
3 166 (13.33%) Analyst
4 153 (12.29%) Software Developer
5 130 (10.44%) DBA
6 105 (8.43%) C# Developer
7 97 (7.79%) Senior Developer
8 89 (7.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 85 (6.83%) SQL Developer
10 68 (5.46%) Administrator
11 67 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
12 59 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 58 (4.66%) Architect
14 56 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 55 (4.42%) Web Developer
16 53 (4.26%) Support Analyst
16 53 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
17 46 (3.69%) SQL DBA
18 45 (3.61%) Junior
18 45 (3.61%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 657 (52.77%) .NET
2 467 (37.51%) ASP.NET
3 295 (23.69%) HTML
4 252 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 250 (20.08%) CSS
6 216 (17.35%) .NET Framework
7 171 (13.73%) jQuery
8 148 (11.89%) WCF
9 140 (11.24%) XML
10 115 (9.24%) WinForms
11 112 (9.00%) WPF
12 102 (8.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 94 (7.55%) Web Services
14 64 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 59 (4.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 47 (3.78%) HTML5
17 35 (2.81%) SOAP
18 33 (2.65%) MDX
19 31 (2.49%) Ajax
19 31 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.50%) N-Tier
3 52 (4.18%) Clustering
4 33 (2.65%) NHS
5 31 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.49%) Tandem
5 31 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
7 20 (1.61%) Statistics
8 19 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.45%) Mathematics
9 18 (1.45%) GIS
10 17 (1.37%) Replication
10 17 (1.37%) DTV
11 14 (1.12%) User Experience
12 13 (1.04%) iPad
12 13 (1.04%) iPhone
13 11 (0.88%) Celerra
13 11 (0.88%) CLARiiON
14 10 (0.80%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 298 (23.94%) Windows
2 81 (6.51%) Linux
3 67 (5.38%) UNIX
4 54 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.77%) Android
8 17 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.32%) Debian
12 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.16%) CentOS
13 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.16%) SUSE
14 1 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.080%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (29.80%) MVC
2 343 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (14.70%) Business Intelligence
4 128 (10.28%) Scrum
5 116 (9.32%) ITIL
6 113 (9.08%) TDD
7 111 (8.92%) OO
8 94 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 93 (7.47%) Performance Tuning
10 87 (6.99%) ETL
11 85 (6.83%) Unit Testing
12 75 (6.02%) Software Engineering
13 60 (4.82%) E-Commerce
14 59 (4.74%) MVVM
14 59 (4.74%) Mentoring
15 53 (4.26%) Kanban
16 52 (4.18%) Web Development
17 47 (3.78%) Dependency Injection
18 42 (3.37%) DSDM
18 42 (3.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 622 (49.96%) SQL
2 554 (44.50%) C#
3 322 (25.86%) T-SQL
4 299 (24.02%) JavaScript
5 93 (7.47%) Java
6 90 (7.23%) VB.NET
7 48 (3.86%) VB
8 34 (2.73%) VBA
9 28 (2.25%) PHP
10 22 (1.77%) PowerShell
11 15 (1.20%) C++
12 13 (1.04%) VB6
13 12 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.80%) Python
15 8 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.64%) Perl
16 7 (0.56%) C
17 4 (0.32%) VBScript
17 4 (0.32%) Ruby
18 3 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 118 (9.48%) Degree
2 56 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (3.21%) MCSE
4 30 (2.41%) MCITP
5 29 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (1.85%) CCA
6 23 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 22 (1.77%) MCSA
8 20 (1.61%) NCDA
8 20 (1.61%) NCIE
8 20 (1.61%) VTSP
9 17 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.12%) CCNA
11 14 (1.12%) MCTS
12 13 (1.04%) MCP
13 12 (0.96%) VCAP
14 11 (0.88%) CCIA
14 11 (0.88%) CCEA
15 9 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.38%) SLA
2 49 (3.94%) QA
3 14 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.080%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 122 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 103 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (5.30%) Hyper-V
4 41 (3.29%) XenApp
5 30 (2.41%) XenServer
6 21 (1.69%) vSphere
7 20 (1.61%) vCloud
7 20 (1.61%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.88%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.80%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (2.01%) SCCM
2 10 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (0.64%) Data Guard
4 7 (0.56%) WSUS
5 6 (0.48%) SCOM
6 5 (0.40%) Foglight
7 4 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.32%) Nagios
8 3 (0.24%) WMI
8 3 (0.24%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.24%) Puppet
9 2 (0.16%) Plesk
9 2 (0.16%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.16%) Opsview
10 1 (0.080%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.080%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.080%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.080%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 523 (42.01%) Microsoft
2 195 (15.66%) Oracle
3 126 (10.12%) VMware
4 77 (6.18%) Citrix
5 55 (4.42%) NetApp
6 45 (3.61%) Cisco
7 31 (2.49%) CommVault
8 28 (2.25%) AppSense
9 24 (1.93%) EMC
10 23 (1.85%) EnterpriseDB
11 17 (1.37%) Cognos
11 17 (1.37%) Informatica
12 16 (1.29%) Apple
12 16 (1.29%) Symantec
12 16 (1.29%) Business Objects
13 15 (1.20%) IBM
13 15 (1.20%) HP
13 15 (1.20%) CheckPoint
13 15 (1.20%) Tableau
14 11 (0.88%) 3PAR
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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