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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 720 695 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.35% 19.89% 20.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.47% 60.49% 59.05%
Number of salaries quoted 557 624 570
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 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1275 1149 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 37.81% 32.88% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 962 943
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,454 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 801 (55.82%) SQL
2 710 (49.48%) .NET
3 664 (46.27%) C#
4 492 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 473 (32.96%) Microsoft
6 402 (28.01%) ASP.NET
7 376 (26.20%) T-SQL
8 360 (25.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 334 (23.28%) MVC
10 302 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 289 (20.14%) Oracle
12 282 (19.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 273 (19.02%) Windows
14 249 (17.35%) JavaScript
14 249 (17.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 227 (15.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 225 (15.68%) Visual Studio
17 207 (14.43%) .NET Framework
17 207 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
18 199 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
19 195 (13.59%) WCF
19 195 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
20 190 (13.24%) Finance
21 179 (12.47%) HTML
22 177 (12.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 168 (11.71%) ETL
24 150 (10.45%) Degree
25 146 (10.17%) TDD
26 138 (9.62%) IIS
27 134 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 138 (9.62%) IIS
2 111 (7.74%) SharePoint
3 78 (5.44%) CMS
4 75 (5.23%) MS Exchange
5 61 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (2.37%) Node.js
7 30 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (1.46%) Umbraco
10 19 (1.32%) CloudStack
11 18 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (1.18%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.77%) Apache
15 10 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.70%) Skype for Business
16 7 (0.49%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.49%) NServiceBus
16 7 (0.49%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 302 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 52 (3.62%) MS Office
3 11 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.070%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.42%) Magento
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.070%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.070%) BASE24
6 1 (0.070%) FastStats
6 1 (0.070%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.070%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 134 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.39%) Office 365
4 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.21%) GitHub
6 2 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.070%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.070%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.67%) SAN
2 50 (3.48%) VPN
3 39 (2.72%) Firewall
4 35 (2.44%) NAS
5 25 (1.74%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.39%) DNS
7 19 (1.32%) Internet
8 18 (1.25%) HTTP
9 16 (1.11%) Wireless
10 14 (0.98%) LAN
10 14 (0.98%) SSL
11 13 (0.91%) DHCP
11 13 (0.91%) Kerberos
11 13 (0.91%) Network Security
11 13 (0.91%) WAN
12 11 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.63%) VoIP
14 7 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (0.42%) PuTTY
15 6 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (25.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 282 (19.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 249 (17.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 227 (15.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 177 (12.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 127 (8.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 124 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
7 124 (8.64%) Relational Database
8 100 (6.97%) MySQL
9 91 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 45 (3.14%) Hadoop
11 40 (2.79%) Big Data
12 39 (2.72%) OLAP
13 31 (2.16%) SSDT
14 30 (2.09%) Power BI
15 28 (1.95%) GIS
16 27 (1.88%) OLAP Cube
17 26 (1.81%) NoSQL
17 26 (1.81%) QlikView
18 22 (1.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 225 (15.68%) Visual Studio
2 207 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 86 (5.99%) Octopus Deploy
4 53 (3.69%) Selenium
5 44 (3.07%) ReSharper
6 43 (3.00%) SoapUI
7 39 (2.72%) NUnit
7 39 (2.72%) Subversion
8 31 (2.16%) Git (software)
9 28 (1.95%) SpecFlow
10 23 (1.60%) MSTest
11 22 (1.53%) PowerBuilder
12 19 (1.32%) MSBuild
12 19 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 15 (1.05%) Toad
14 14 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
15 12 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 9 (0.63%) XMLUnit
17 8 (0.56%) JIRA
17 8 (0.56%) tSQLt
General
1 190 (13.24%) Finance
2 74 (5.16%) Marketing
3 57 (3.97%) Retail
4 23 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (1.05%) Legal
6 12 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 11 (0.77%) Back Office
7 11 (0.77%) Local Government
8 9 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.63%) Games
9 8 (0.56%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.42%) Advertising
10 6 (0.42%) Law
11 4 (0.28%) Automotive
12 3 (0.21%) Billing
12 3 (0.21%) Publishing
13 2 (0.14%) Banking
13 2 (0.14%) Electronics
14 1 (0.070%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 782 (54.49%) Developer
2 363 (25.30%) SQL Developer
3 324 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 299 (20.84%) C# Developer
5 193 (13.45%) SQL Server Developer
6 192 (13.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 155 (10.80%) Senior Developer
8 145 (10.10%) Analyst
9 117 (8.15%) DBA
10 100 (6.97%) C# Software Developer
11 93 (6.48%) Software Developer
12 89 (6.20%) Applications Support
13 86 (5.99%) ASP.NET Developer
13 86 (5.99%) Programmer
14 84 (5.85%) SQL DBA
15 83 (5.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 81 (5.64%) Administrator
17 79 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 76 (5.30%) Lead Developer
19 69 (4.81%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 710 (49.48%) .NET
2 402 (28.01%) ASP.NET
3 207 (14.43%) .NET Framework
4 195 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 195 (13.59%) WCF
5 179 (12.47%) HTML
6 117 (8.15%) CSS
7 110 (7.67%) AngularJS
8 106 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 90 (6.27%) Entity Framework
10 88 (6.13%) XML
11 83 (5.78%) jQuery
12 68 (4.74%) REST
13 67 (4.67%) WinForms
14 60 (4.18%) Web Services
15 47 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
16 40 (2.79%) NHibernate
17 37 (2.58%) WPF
18 35 (2.44%) HTML5
19 29 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 52 (3.62%) NHS
4 51 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 36 (2.51%) Data Centre
5 36 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (1.74%) Data Integration
7 24 (1.67%) Streaming Music
8 18 (1.25%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.18%) CMDB
9 17 (1.18%) Data Extraction
10 14 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.91%) Clustering
11 13 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
13 10 (0.70%) User Experience
14 7 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (0.42%) IBM XIV
16 5 (0.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 273 (19.02%) Windows
2 102 (7.11%) Windows Server
3 96 (6.69%) Linux
4 77 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (3.83%) Unix
6 52 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (1.25%) Windows 7
9 16 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.05%) Android
10 15 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.05%) Solaris
11 10 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.49%) AIX
12 7 (0.49%) HPUX
13 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.070%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.070%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.070%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (23.28%) MVC
3 199 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
4 168 (11.71%) ETL
5 146 (10.17%) TDD
6 124 (8.64%) Migration
7 116 (8.08%) ITIL
8 104 (7.25%) Software Engineering
9 103 (7.18%) Mentoring
10 97 (6.76%) CRM
10 97 (6.76%) SOA
11 95 (6.62%) Automated Testing
12 89 (6.20%) Scrum
13 76 (5.30%) Unit Testing
14 75 (5.23%) E-Commerce
15 70 (4.88%) DevOps
16 67 (4.67%) SDLC
17 63 (4.39%) High Availability
18 61 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
19 60 (4.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 801 (55.82%) SQL
2 664 (46.27%) C#
3 376 (26.20%) T-SQL
4 249 (17.35%) JavaScript
5 121 (8.43%) VB.NET
6 84 (5.85%) PowerShell
7 73 (5.09%) VB
8 58 (4.04%) Java
9 43 (3.00%) VBA
10 33 (2.30%) VB6
11 32 (2.23%) PL/SQL
12 31 (2.16%) Python
13 23 (1.60%) Bash Shell
14 21 (1.46%) Perl
15 20 (1.39%) Ruby
16 19 (1.32%) C++
17 11 (0.77%) X++
18 10 (0.70%) PHP
19 5 (0.35%) XAML
20 4 (0.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 150 (10.45%) Degree
2 69 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.46%) MCSE
6 19 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.25%) ISEB
7 18 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.63%) CCIE
9 9 (0.63%) CCNA
9 9 (0.63%) CCNP
9 9 (0.63%) CISSP
9 9 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.63%) MCSA
10 8 (0.56%) MCDBA
11 7 (0.49%) MCITP
12 6 (0.42%) MCTS
13 5 (0.35%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.25%) SLA
2 36 (2.51%) QA
3 33 (2.30%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.63%) COBIT
6 6 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.14%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.070%) FISMA
8 1 (0.070%) HL7
System Software
1 113 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 81 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.02%) XenApp
4 23 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.11%) vSphere
6 15 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.77%) Terminal Server
8 7 (0.49%) KVM
8 7 (0.49%) Xen
8 7 (0.49%) XenServer
9 6 (0.42%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.42%) HDFS
10 5 (0.35%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.21%) Firmware
12 2 (0.14%) vCloud
12 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.070%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.070%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.070%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (1.74%) Opsview
2 23 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.39%) Nagios
4 17 (1.18%) Salt
5 16 (1.11%) Grafana
5 16 (1.11%) Graphite
6 12 (0.84%) Cacti
7 11 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.70%) FortiGate
9 7 (0.49%) SCCM
10 6 (0.42%) Puppet
10 6 (0.42%) SCOM
11 5 (0.35%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.28%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.28%) Hyperic
13 3 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.14%) Cobbler
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
15 1 (0.070%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 473 (32.96%) Microsoft
2 289 (20.14%) Oracle
3 118 (8.22%) VMware
4 80 (5.57%) Citrix
5 59 (4.11%) NetApp
6 55 (3.83%) Cisco
7 33 (2.30%) Tableau
8 29 (2.02%) Splunk
9 28 (1.95%) HP
10 27 (1.88%) Dell Compellent
11 25 (1.74%) CommVault
12 19 (1.32%) Sitecore
13 18 (1.25%) Red Hat
14 17 (1.18%) F5
15 16 (1.11%) Symantec
16 15 (1.05%) Civica
17 14 (0.98%) Teradata
17 14 (0.98%) Xamarin
18 11 (0.77%) CheckPoint
19 10 (0.70%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago