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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 681 648 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 19.50% 17.70% 22.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.76% 52.85% 66.94%
Number of salaries quoted 586 552 481
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
1085 1226 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 31.07% 33.48% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 910 985 696
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 753 (56.49%) SQL
2 752 (56.41%) .NET
3 630 (47.26%) C#
4 494 (37.06%) ASP.NET
5 473 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 434 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
7 357 (26.78%) T-SQL
8 356 (26.71%) MVC
9 309 (23.18%) JavaScript
10 292 (21.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 284 (21.31%) HTML
12 271 (20.33%) MS Excel
13 258 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 237 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 219 (16.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 217 (16.28%) Windows
17 214 (16.05%) CSS
18 211 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
19 205 (15.38%) Finance
20 193 (14.48%) Visual Studio
21 192 (14.40%) SQL Server 2012
22 182 (13.65%) Oracle
23 156 (11.70%) TDD
24 139 (10.43%) .NET Framework
24 139 (10.43%) WCF
25 138 (10.35%) Degree
26 137 (10.28%) WinForms
26 137 (10.28%) OO
27 129 (9.68%) VB.NET
28 128 (9.60%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 89 (6.68%) MS Exchange
2 86 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 78 (5.85%) IIS
4 44 (3.30%) CMS
5 34 (2.55%) Lync
6 32 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (1.95%) Apache
9 20 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (1.43%) JBoss
10 19 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (1.35%) SAS
12 14 (1.05%) Umbraco
13 9 (0.68%) Node.js
13 9 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (0.60%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.60%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.53%) NServiceBus
16 6 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 271 (20.33%) MS Excel
2 60 (4.50%) MS Office
3 24 (1.80%) PowerPivot
4 18 (1.35%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.60%) SPSS
7 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.15%) FastStats
8 1 (0.075%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.075%) MS Project
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.98%) Tesseract
3 13 (0.98%) Infor CRM
4 5 (0.38%) Unica
5 2 (0.15%) Line 500
5 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.075%) Magento
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.58%) Office 365
4 6 (0.45%) SaaS
5 2 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.075%) Heroku
6 1 (0.075%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.075%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.20%) SAN
2 49 (3.68%) WAN
3 48 (3.60%) LAN
4 30 (2.25%) Internet
5 29 (2.18%) Firewall
6 28 (2.10%) DNS
7 27 (2.03%) NAS
8 26 (1.95%) Intranet
9 25 (1.88%) Unified Communications
10 23 (1.73%) VPN
11 16 (1.20%) VoIP
11 16 (1.20%) TCP/IP
12 14 (1.05%) FTP
13 13 (0.98%) DHCP
14 12 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.68%) Telepresence
16 8 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
17 7 (0.53%) Wireless
17 7 (0.53%) HTTPS
18 6 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (21.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 237 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 219 (16.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 192 (14.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 122 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
6 117 (8.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 101 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 89 (6.68%) Relational Database
9 67 (5.03%) MySQL
10 46 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 32 (2.40%) QlikView
12 27 (2.03%) OLAP
13 26 (1.95%) Data Mining
13 26 (1.95%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.80%) Big Data
15 21 (1.58%) Oracle Database
16 18 (1.35%) MongoDB
17 14 (1.05%) NoSQL
17 14 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
17 14 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 193 (14.48%) Visual Studio
2 118 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (3.53%) Moq
4 41 (3.08%) NUnit
5 32 (2.40%) Git (software)
6 31 (2.33%) MSTest
7 28 (2.10%) ReSharper
8 26 (1.95%) Subversion
8 26 (1.95%) SoapUI
9 23 (1.73%) JUnit
10 20 (1.50%) Selenium
11 15 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
12 10 (0.75%) Maven
12 10 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (0.68%) Xcode
13 9 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.45%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.45%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.45%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.38%) Ant
General
1 205 (15.38%) Finance
2 58 (4.35%) Retail
3 34 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 32 (2.40%) Marketing
4 32 (2.40%) Legal
5 23 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.58%) Back Office
7 19 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.53%) Games
8 7 (0.53%) Law
9 4 (0.30%) Front Office
9 4 (0.30%) Banking
9 4 (0.30%) Local Government
10 3 (0.23%) Publishing
10 3 (0.23%) Electronics
10 3 (0.23%) Automotive
11 2 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 775 (58.14%) Developer
2 324 (24.31%) .NET Developer
3 165 (12.38%) Senior Developer
4 139 (10.43%) Analyst
5 116 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 111 (8.33%) DBA
7 101 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 91 (6.83%) SQL Developer
9 90 (6.75%) SQL DBA
10 84 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
11 78 (5.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 65 (4.88%) Software Engineer
13 62 (4.65%) Lead Developer
14 58 (4.35%) Administrator
15 54 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
16 52 (3.90%) Junior
17 48 (3.60%) Junior Developer
18 42 (3.15%) Business Developer
19 41 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
20 39 (2.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 752 (56.41%) .NET
2 494 (37.06%) ASP.NET
3 284 (21.31%) HTML
4 258 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 214 (16.05%) CSS
6 139 (10.43%) .NET Framework
6 139 (10.43%) WCF
7 137 (10.28%) WinForms
8 128 (9.60%) XML
9 120 (9.00%) jQuery
9 120 (9.00%) AngularJS
10 74 (5.55%) WPF
11 71 (5.33%) Web Services
11 71 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 68 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 59 (4.43%) Entity Framework
14 56 (4.20%) HTML5
14 56 (4.20%) KnockoutJS
15 46 (3.45%) LINQ
16 37 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
2 50 (3.75%) Clustering
3 46 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (3.30%) Replication
4 44 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.85%) Visualisation
6 34 (2.55%) NHS
7 32 (2.40%) Data Integration
8 24 (1.80%) Private Cloud
9 22 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.58%) N-Tier
10 21 (1.58%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.50%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.50%) User Experience
12 16 (1.20%) Data Centre
12 16 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
13 15 (1.13%) Social Network
13 15 (1.13%) Informatics
13 15 (1.13%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 217 (16.28%) Windows
2 73 (5.48%) Linux
3 58 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 56 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (4.13%) Android
6 42 (3.15%) UNIX
7 35 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (2.18%) Windows 7
9 21 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
11 12 (0.90%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.68%) Solaris
13 8 (0.60%) AIX
14 7 (0.53%) HPUX
14 7 (0.53%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.45%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.30%) Windows CE
18 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
19 1 (0.075%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (26.71%) MVC
3 211 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
4 156 (11.70%) TDD
5 137 (10.28%) OO
6 121 (9.08%) Software Engineering
7 116 (8.70%) Scrum
8 108 (8.10%) Mentoring
9 105 (7.88%) ITIL
10 103 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
11 100 (7.50%) ETL
12 93 (6.98%) Migration
13 79 (5.93%) OOP
14 72 (5.40%) SDLC
15 71 (5.33%) SOA
16 69 (5.18%) Unit Testing
17 68 (5.10%) Analytics
17 68 (5.10%) CRM
18 65 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
19 59 (4.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 753 (56.49%) SQL
2 630 (47.26%) C#
3 357 (26.78%) T-SQL
4 309 (23.18%) JavaScript
5 129 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 96 (7.20%) Java
7 59 (4.43%) VB
8 45 (3.38%) C++
9 42 (3.15%) VB6
10 39 (2.93%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.88%) PHP
12 19 (1.43%) Python
13 18 (1.35%) VBScript
14 13 (0.98%) PL/SQL
14 13 (0.98%) X++
15 12 (0.90%) VBA
16 10 (0.75%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.60%) R
18 7 (0.53%) C
19 6 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 138 (10.35%) Degree
2 60 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (1.05%) MCSE
3 14 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.90%) MCP
5 10 (0.75%) MCSA
5 10 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (0.60%) MCITP
6 8 (0.60%) SAS Certification
7 7 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.45%) CCA
8 6 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (0.45%) MCDBA
8 6 (0.45%) MCTS
8 6 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.38%) MCAD
9 5 (0.38%) MCSD
9 5 (0.38%) CCNA
10 4 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.08%) SLA
2 33 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 31 (2.33%) QA
4 15 (1.13%) SNOMED CT
5 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.38%) HL7
7 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 58 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.85%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.55%) XenApp
5 33 (2.48%) vSphere
6 17 (1.28%) XenServer
7 15 (1.13%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.68%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.45%) Xen
9 6 (0.45%) UAG
9 6 (0.45%) KVM
9 6 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (0.45%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.075%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.075%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.075%) GPFS
10 1 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (1.95%) SCCM
2 22 (1.65%) SCOM
3 11 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.30%) WSUS
6 4 (0.30%) Opsview
7 2 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.075%) Nagios
8 1 (0.075%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.075%) OpenView
8 1 (0.075%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.075%) Puppet
8 1 (0.075%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.075%) logstash
8 1 (0.075%) Graylog
8 1 (0.075%) vMotion
8 1 (0.075%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.075%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 473 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 182 (13.65%) Oracle
3 77 (5.78%) VMware
4 61 (4.58%) Cisco
5 51 (3.83%) Citrix
6 40 (3.00%) Xamarin
7 34 (2.55%) Tableau
7 34 (2.55%) Apple
8 32 (2.40%) Sitecore
9 27 (2.03%) NetApp
10 24 (1.80%) Facebook
11 22 (1.65%) CheckPoint
11 22 (1.65%) IBM
12 17 (1.28%) Sage
13 16 (1.20%) Twitter
13 16 (1.20%) Dell Compellent
14 14 (1.05%) Symantec
15 13 (0.98%) CommVault
15 13 (0.98%) Cognos
16 12 (0.90%) Google
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