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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 640 596 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.06% 16.09% 21.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.01% 51.51% 63.59%
Number of salaries quoted 542 492 484
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £25,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,350 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1049 1157 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.61% 31.23% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 865 896 746
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
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 31 August 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 691 (56.09%) .NET
2 631 (51.22%) SQL
3 580 (47.08%) C#
4 445 (36.12%) ASP.NET
5 404 (32.79%) Microsoft
6 387 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
7 343 (27.84%) MVC
8 299 (24.27%) T-SQL
9 286 (23.21%) JavaScript
10 274 (22.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 261 (21.19%) HTML
12 236 (19.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 227 (18.43%) MS Excel
14 213 (17.29%) Windows
15 210 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 203 (16.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 196 (15.91%) Oracle
18 195 (15.83%) CSS
19 189 (15.34%) Visual Studio
20 182 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
21 180 (14.61%) SQL Server 2012
22 158 (12.82%) Finance
23 140 (11.36%) Degree
24 136 (11.04%) TDD
25 128 (10.39%) Mentoring
26 127 (10.31%) .NET Framework
27 125 (10.15%) AngularJS
28 122 (9.90%) Scrum
29 116 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
30 115 (9.33%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 90 (7.31%) SharePoint
2 88 (7.14%) IIS
3 86 (6.98%) MS Exchange
4 60 (4.87%) CMS
5 36 (2.92%) Lync
5 36 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (2.11%) Apache
7 22 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (1.62%) Umbraco
8 20 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (1.54%) JBoss
10 15 (1.22%) SAS
10 15 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.06%) Node.js
12 11 (0.89%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.81%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.73%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.65%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 227 (18.43%) MS Excel
2 59 (4.79%) MS Office
3 28 (2.27%) PowerPivot
4 11 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.41%) SPSS
7 3 (0.24%) FastStats
8 1 (0.081%) MS Project
8 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.06%) Tesseract
3 13 (1.06%) Infor CRM
4 4 (0.32%) Unica
5 3 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.16%) Line 500
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.081%) Magento
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.30%) Office 365
4 6 (0.49%) SaaS
5 1 (0.081%) PaaS
5 1 (0.081%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.87%) SAN
2 53 (4.30%) WAN
3 52 (4.22%) LAN
4 35 (2.84%) Firewall
5 31 (2.52%) NAS
6 26 (2.11%) DNS
7 25 (2.03%) Unified Communications
8 24 (1.95%) Internet
9 23 (1.87%) VPN
10 15 (1.22%) TCP/IP
10 15 (1.22%) Intranet
11 13 (1.06%) VoIP
11 13 (1.06%) DHCP
12 12 (0.97%) HTTP
13 11 (0.89%) Network Security
14 9 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (0.73%) Telepresence
15 8 (0.65%) FTP
16 7 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
17 6 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (22.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 210 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 203 (16.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 180 (14.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 116 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
6 115 (9.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 81 (6.57%) Relational Database
7 81 (6.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 66 (5.36%) MySQL
9 43 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 29 (2.35%) OLAP
10 29 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 28 (2.27%) Data Mining
12 25 (2.03%) QlikView
13 24 (1.95%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.54%) OLTP
15 18 (1.46%) NoSQL
16 16 (1.30%) MongoDB
17 13 (1.06%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 13 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 189 (15.34%) Visual Studio
2 105 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 39 (3.17%) NUnit
5 31 (2.52%) Subversion
6 28 (2.27%) MSTest
7 20 (1.62%) Moq
7 20 (1.62%) JUnit
8 14 (1.14%) Selenium
9 11 (0.89%) Mercurial
10 10 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (0.81%) Maven
11 8 (0.65%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.57%) Toad
12 7 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
13 6 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (0.49%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (0.41%) HP UFT
General
1 158 (12.82%) Finance
2 38 (3.08%) Marketing
3 33 (2.68%) Retail
4 26 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 24 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 22 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 22 (1.79%) Back Office
7 20 (1.62%) Legal
8 7 (0.57%) Law
8 7 (0.57%) Games
9 4 (0.32%) Advertising
9 4 (0.32%) Local Government
10 3 (0.24%) Electronics
11 2 (0.16%) Front Office
11 2 (0.16%) Publishing
12 1 (0.081%) Banking
Job Titles
1 688 (55.84%) Developer
2 321 (26.06%) .NET Developer
3 145 (11.77%) Senior Developer
4 140 (11.36%) Analyst
5 90 (7.31%) C# Developer
6 86 (6.98%) DBA
7 82 (6.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 80 (6.49%) Software Developer
9 74 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 69 (5.60%) SQL Developer
11 65 (5.28%) Administrator
12 64 (5.19%) Software Engineer
12 64 (5.19%) SQL DBA
13 55 (4.46%) Senior .NET Developer
14 49 (3.98%) Lead Developer
15 45 (3.65%) Business Developer
16 44 (3.57%) Support Analyst
17 42 (3.41%) Junior
18 39 (3.17%) Applications Support
19 37 (3.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 691 (56.09%) .NET
2 445 (36.12%) ASP.NET
3 261 (21.19%) HTML
4 236 (19.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 195 (15.83%) CSS
6 127 (10.31%) .NET Framework
7 125 (10.15%) AngularJS
8 111 (9.01%) WCF
9 109 (8.85%) XML
10 104 (8.44%) WinForms
11 94 (7.63%) jQuery
12 66 (5.36%) Web Services
13 63 (5.11%) Entity Framework
14 61 (4.95%) KnockoutJS
15 56 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 55 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 54 (4.38%) LINQ
18 48 (3.90%) WPF
19 46 (3.73%) HTML5
20 38 (3.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (4.22%) Computer Science
2 50 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (3.57%) Clustering
5 40 (3.25%) Visualisation
6 39 (3.17%) Replication
7 30 (2.44%) Data Integration
8 23 (1.87%) GIS
9 22 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.79%) N-Tier
9 22 (1.79%) NHS
10 19 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.46%) Data Centre
12 17 (1.38%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.22%) Informatics
14 14 (1.14%) User Experience
15 13 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
16 12 (0.97%) Mobile App
17 10 (0.81%) Social Media
17 10 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 213 (17.29%) Windows
2 82 (6.66%) Linux
3 63 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (4.06%) Android
4 50 (4.06%) Apple iOS
5 48 (3.90%) UNIX
6 35 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (2.11%) Windows 7
8 24 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.14%) Solaris
10 13 (1.06%) AIX
11 12 (0.97%) HPUX
12 10 (0.81%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.32%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (27.84%) MVC
3 182 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
4 136 (11.04%) TDD
5 128 (10.39%) Mentoring
6 122 (9.90%) Scrum
7 111 (9.01%) Software Engineering
8 110 (8.93%) ITIL
9 103 (8.36%) OO
10 93 (7.55%) Migration
11 88 (7.14%) ETL
12 81 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
13 78 (6.33%) SDLC
14 75 (6.09%) CRM
15 73 (5.93%) OOP
16 70 (5.68%) SOA
17 65 (5.28%) Unit Testing
18 64 (5.19%) E-Commerce
19 60 (4.87%) Data Modelling
20 59 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 631 (51.22%) SQL
2 580 (47.08%) C#
3 299 (24.27%) T-SQL
4 286 (23.21%) JavaScript
5 115 (9.33%) VB.NET
6 98 (7.95%) Java
7 50 (4.06%) VB
8 47 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 42 (3.41%) C++
10 39 (3.17%) VB6
11 19 (1.54%) Python
11 19 (1.54%) PHP
12 14 (1.14%) VBScript
12 14 (1.14%) X++
13 12 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 11 (0.89%) VBA
15 7 (0.57%) C
16 6 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 5 (0.41%) R
17 5 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 140 (11.36%) Degree
2 49 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (0.89%) MCDBA
3 11 (0.89%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.65%) MCSE
4 8 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (0.65%) SAS Certification
5 7 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.49%) ISEB
7 5 (0.41%) MCSA
7 5 (0.41%) CCNA
7 5 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.32%) MCITP
8 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.24%) MCTS
9 3 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.24%) HND
10 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.081%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.00%) Data Quality
2 36 (2.92%) SLA
3 22 (1.79%) QA
4 15 (1.22%) SNOMED CT
5 10 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.49%) HL7
7 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 59 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.44%) vSphere
4 27 (2.19%) XenApp
5 16 (1.30%) XenServer
6 12 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.97%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.89%) Xen
7 11 (0.89%) KVM
8 10 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (0.65%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.49%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.41%) UAG
11 5 (0.41%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.081%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.081%) GPFS
12 1 (0.081%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 24 (1.95%) SCCM
2 18 (1.46%) SCOM
3 10 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.41%) Opsview
5 3 (0.24%) WSUS
5 3 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.24%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.081%) Nagios
6 1 (0.081%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.081%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.081%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.081%) Puppet
6 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.081%) logstash
6 1 (0.081%) Graylog
6 1 (0.081%) vMotion
6 1 (0.081%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 404 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 196 (15.91%) Oracle
3 78 (6.33%) VMware
4 58 (4.71%) Cisco
5 52 (4.22%) Citrix
6 45 (3.65%) Xamarin
7 43 (3.49%) Sitecore
8 31 (2.52%) Tableau
8 31 (2.52%) NetApp
9 19 (1.54%) Apple
9 19 (1.54%) Facebook
10 18 (1.46%) CheckPoint
11 16 (1.30%) Sage
11 16 (1.30%) CommVault
11 16 (1.30%) Dell Compellent
12 14 (1.14%) IBM
13 13 (1.06%) Symantec
14 12 (0.97%) Google
15 11 (0.89%) Civica
16 10 (0.81%) Cognos
Leeds
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Flexitime, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 + £45,000 & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum +Excellent benefits+Flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago