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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 528 701 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 19.60% 19.95% 16.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.10% 63.44% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 470 585 513
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £52,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
811 1105 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 30.10% 31.45% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 713 906 937
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 27 August 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 543 (51.08%) SQL
2 490 (46.10%) .NET
3 472 (44.40%) C#
4 455 (42.80%) Microsoft
5 389 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 324 (30.48%) MVC
7 319 (30.01%) ASP.NET
8 244 (22.95%) Windows
9 234 (22.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 212 (19.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 208 (19.57%) T-SQL
12 197 (18.53%) MS Excel
13 190 (17.87%) JavaScript
13 190 (17.87%) Finance
14 188 (17.69%) Oracle
15 184 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
16 168 (15.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 168 (15.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 167 (15.71%) VMware
18 155 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
19 154 (14.49%) HTML
20 150 (14.11%) Scrum
21 140 (13.17%) Windows Server
22 138 (12.98%) .NET Framework
23 136 (12.79%) ETL
24 131 (12.32%) Active Directory
25 125 (11.76%) Visual Studio
26 124 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
27 123 (11.57%) CSS
28 122 (11.48%) WCF

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 95 (8.94%) MS Exchange
2 64 (6.02%) IIS
3 63 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (4.14%) CMS
5 36 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 25 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 25 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.35%) Umbraco
7 20 (1.88%) SAS
8 14 (1.32%) Apache
9 12 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (0.94%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.66%) CloudStack
13 7 (0.66%) JBoss
14 6 (0.56%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.56%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 197 (18.53%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.70%) MS Office
3 11 (1.03%) SPSS
4 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.094%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.28%) Primavera
3 3 (0.28%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.19%) Line 500
4 2 (0.19%) Magento
4 2 (0.19%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 90 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.79%) Office 365
3 15 (1.41%) PaaS
4 9 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.47%) SaaS
6 3 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
7 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.19%) IaaS
8 1 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.094%) GitHub
8 1 (0.094%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 84 (7.90%) SAN
2 49 (4.61%) Firewall
3 40 (3.76%) WAN
4 38 (3.57%) LAN
5 37 (3.48%) DNS
6 32 (3.01%) DHCP
7 30 (2.82%) NAS
8 22 (2.07%) VPN
9 16 (1.51%) IP Telephony
9 16 (1.51%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.94%) Internet
11 9 (0.85%) MPLS
12 7 (0.66%) IPsec
13 6 (0.56%) Skype
13 6 (0.56%) VLAN
14 4 (0.38%) Cisco IPT
14 4 (0.38%) Unified Communications
15 3 (0.28%) Wireless
16 2 (0.19%) Network Security
16 2 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (22.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 212 (19.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 184 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 168 (15.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 113 (10.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 111 (10.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 108 (10.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 107 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
8 107 (10.07%) MySQL
9 61 (5.74%) Relational Database
10 44 (4.14%) Big Data
10 44 (4.14%) SSDT
11 42 (3.95%) Hadoop
12 37 (3.48%) NoSQL
13 33 (3.10%) Oracle Database
14 28 (2.63%) Power BI
15 27 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
16 26 (2.45%) OLAP
16 26 (2.45%) QlikView
17 17 (1.60%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 125 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 97 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (1.79%) Selenium
6 18 (1.69%) JIRA
7 11 (1.03%) SoapUI
8 9 (0.85%) JMeter
8 9 (0.85%) NUnit
8 9 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (0.75%) Subversion
10 6 (0.56%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.56%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.56%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.38%) Moq
11 4 (0.38%) NeoLoad
11 4 (0.38%) TestNG
11 4 (0.38%) WebSpeed
12 3 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 190 (17.87%) Finance
2 44 (4.14%) Legal
3 29 (2.73%) Retail
4 27 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.13%) Banking
6 11 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (0.94%) Advertising
8 9 (0.85%) Law
8 9 (0.85%) Local Government
8 9 (0.85%) Marketing
9 8 (0.75%) Back Office
10 7 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.28%) Games
12 2 (0.19%) Automotive
12 2 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 538 (50.61%) Developer
2 269 (25.31%) .NET Developer
3 198 (18.63%) C# Developer
4 194 (18.25%) SQL Developer
5 169 (15.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 138 (12.98%) Analyst
7 101 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 94 (8.84%) Senior Developer
9 92 (8.65%) SQL Server Developer
10 83 (7.81%) Applications Support
11 82 (7.71%) DBA
12 80 (7.53%) ASP.NET Developer
13 74 (6.96%) SQL DBA
14 73 (6.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 61 (5.74%) Administrator
16 59 (5.55%) SQL Analyst
17 58 (5.46%) Consultant
18 55 (5.17%) Team Leader
19 52 (4.89%) Support Analyst
19 52 (4.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (46.10%) .NET
2 319 (30.01%) ASP.NET
3 168 (15.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 154 (14.49%) HTML
5 138 (12.98%) .NET Framework
6 123 (11.57%) CSS
7 122 (11.48%) WCF
8 114 (10.72%) jQuery
9 95 (8.94%) AngularJS
10 85 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 71 (6.68%) Web Services
12 68 (6.40%) XML
13 62 (5.83%) HTML5
14 60 (5.64%) Entity Framework
15 56 (5.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 48 (4.52%) KnockoutJS
17 47 (4.42%) CSS3
18 40 (3.76%) WPF
19 23 (2.16%) NHibernate
19 23 (2.16%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 44 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (3.29%) Visualisation
5 29 (2.73%) N-Tier
6 27 (2.54%) Clustering
7 25 (2.35%) Replication
8 22 (2.07%) Data Centre
8 22 (2.07%) Data Integration
9 18 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.32%) Streaming Music
11 12 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.03%) Credit Risk
12 11 (1.03%) iPad
13 9 (0.85%) Cybercrime
13 9 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
14 8 (0.75%) NHS
15 7 (0.66%) Statistics
15 7 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 244 (22.95%) Windows
2 140 (13.17%) Windows Server
3 106 (9.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 70 (6.59%) Linux
6 52 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (4.05%) Unix
8 38 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.94%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.56%) CentOS
13 5 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.47%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.28%) Android
15 2 (0.19%) AIX
15 2 (0.19%) Debian
15 2 (0.19%) HPUX
15 2 (0.19%) Solaris
16 1 (0.094%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (30.48%) MVC
3 155 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
4 150 (14.11%) Scrum
5 136 (12.79%) ETL
6 105 (9.88%) TDD
7 93 (8.75%) ITIL
8 92 (8.65%) Web Development
9 70 (6.59%) Software Engineering
10 69 (6.49%) OO
11 62 (5.83%) SDLC
12 61 (5.74%) Unit Testing
13 60 (5.64%) Performance Tuning
14 53 (4.99%) Analytics
14 53 (4.99%) BDD
15 51 (4.80%) Mentoring
16 46 (4.33%) Data Modelling
16 46 (4.33%) DevOps
17 45 (4.23%) Project Management
18 44 (4.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 543 (51.08%) SQL
2 472 (44.40%) C#
3 208 (19.57%) T-SQL
4 190 (17.87%) JavaScript
5 70 (6.59%) VB.NET
6 67 (6.30%) Java
7 57 (5.36%) PowerShell
8 36 (3.39%) Python
9 28 (2.63%) Ruby
10 27 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 19 (1.79%) VB
12 18 (1.69%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.22%) VBA
14 10 (0.94%) VB6
15 8 (0.75%) Perl
15 8 (0.75%) PHP
16 6 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 5 (0.47%) C++
18 4 (0.38%) OpenEdge ABL
18 4 (0.38%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 80 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (5.17%) Degree
3 17 (1.60%) MCSE
4 15 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.22%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.03%) CCNA
6 11 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.03%) MCSA
7 8 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.75%) MCP
8 7 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.56%) CCNP
9 6 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.47%) ISEB
10 5 (0.47%) MCDST
10 5 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.38%) CCA
11 4 (0.38%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.14%) SLA
2 37 (3.48%) QA
3 23 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.56%) DICOM
5 6 (0.56%) HL7
5 6 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 131 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 124 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (4.52%) XenApp
4 37 (3.48%) vSphere
5 32 (3.01%) XenDesktop
6 29 (2.73%) Hyper-V
7 14 (1.32%) KVM
7 14 (1.32%) Xen
8 11 (1.03%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.85%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.47%) GlusterFS
10 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.47%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.28%) HDFS
12 3 (0.28%) XenServer
13 2 (0.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (3.57%) SCCM
2 23 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.51%) Puppet
4 12 (1.13%) Cobbler
4 12 (1.13%) SCOM
4 12 (1.13%) Tivoli
5 11 (1.03%) WSUS
6 8 (0.75%) Nagios
6 8 (0.75%) Opsview
7 6 (0.56%) Cacti
7 6 (0.56%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.56%) Grafana
7 6 (0.56%) Graphite
7 6 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.56%) Salt
8 5 (0.47%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 455 (42.80%) Microsoft
2 188 (17.69%) Oracle
3 167 (15.71%) VMware
4 92 (8.65%) Citrix
5 73 (6.87%) Cisco
6 43 (4.05%) Sitecore
7 34 (3.20%) NetApp
8 33 (3.10%) Avaya
9 28 (2.63%) HP
10 23 (2.16%) Tableau
11 15 (1.41%) Symantec
12 12 (1.13%) 3PAR
12 12 (1.13%) IBM
12 12 (1.13%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.03%) F5
13 11 (1.03%) Sybase
14 10 (0.94%) EMC
14 10 (0.94%) Sun
14 10 (0.94%) Xamarin
15 9 (0.85%) Civica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago