The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 135 203 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 31.03% 34.94% 33.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 83.33% 82.52% 83.23%
Number of salaries quoted 120 189 128
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
162 246 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 37.24% 42.34% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 141 226 154
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leicester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Leicester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

1 193 (73.66%) .NET
2 162 (61.83%) C#
3 143 (54.58%) SQL
4 125 (47.71%) ASP.NET
5 108 (41.22%) JavaScript
6 102 (38.93%) CSS
7 100 (38.17%) HTML
7 100 (38.17%) jQuery
8 98 (37.40%) Microsoft
9 81 (30.92%) .NET Framework
10 80 (30.53%) XML
11 75 (28.63%) Windows
12 74 (28.24%) MVC
13 62 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 61 (23.28%) T-SQL
15 60 (22.90%) SQL Server 2008
16 57 (21.76%) VB.NET
17 55 (20.99%) Web Services
18 54 (20.61%) Ajax
19 53 (20.23%) ASP.NET MVC
20 51 (19.47%) SQL Server 2005
21 49 (18.70%) XSLT
22 45 (17.18%) SOAP
23 43 (16.41%) XHTML
24 38 (14.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 37 (14.12%) XSD
26 35 (13.36%) Java
27 34 (12.98%) CSS3
28 33 (12.60%) Active Directory
29 31 (11.83%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 30 (11.45%) IIS
2 29 (11.07%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.34%) Node.js
4 8 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.91%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.38%) DNN
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.38%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.40%) TCP/IP
2 18 (6.87%) Internet
3 9 (3.44%) LDAP
4 5 (1.91%) DNS
5 4 (1.53%) Firewall
6 3 (1.15%) WAN
7 2 (0.76%) SAN
7 2 (0.76%) VLAN
8 1 (0.38%) Network Security
8 1 (0.38%) Wireless
8 1 (0.38%) VPN
8 1 (0.38%) SMTP
8 1 (0.38%) DHCP
8 1 (0.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012
2 60 (22.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (19.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 38 (14.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (6.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (5.34%) NoSQL
8 12 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.29%) DB2
9 6 (2.29%) Cognos Report Studio
9 6 (2.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 6 (2.29%) Cognos Transformer
10 5 (1.91%) Adabas
10 5 (1.91%) MySQL
11 3 (1.15%) OLAP
11 3 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.76%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (5.34%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.53%) Subversion
5 2 (0.76%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.38%) Selenium
6 1 (0.38%) NUnit
6 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
General
1 31 (11.83%) Finance
2 10 (3.82%) Retail
3 5 (1.91%) Marketing
4 2 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) French Language
5 1 (0.38%) German Language
5 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 174 (66.41%) Developer
2 60 (22.90%) .NET Developer
3 59 (22.52%) Software Developer
4 36 (13.74%) Senior Developer
5 35 (13.36%) C# Developer
6 29 (11.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (9.54%) Applications Support
7 25 (9.54%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (8.78%) Senior Software Developer
9 22 (8.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (7.25%) Web Developer
11 18 (6.87%) Network Engineer
12 17 (6.49%) Analyst
13 15 (5.73%) Applications Developer
13 15 (5.73%) Team Leader
14 14 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
15 12 (4.58%) Development Team Leader
15 12 (4.58%) Java Team Leader
15 12 (4.58%) .NET Team Leader
16 9 (3.44%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (73.66%) .NET
2 125 (47.71%) ASP.NET
3 102 (38.93%) CSS
4 100 (38.17%) HTML
4 100 (38.17%) jQuery
5 81 (30.92%) .NET Framework
6 80 (30.53%) XML
7 55 (20.99%) Web Services
8 54 (20.61%) Ajax
9 53 (20.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 49 (18.70%) XSLT
11 45 (17.18%) SOAP
12 43 (16.41%) XHTML
13 37 (14.12%) XSD
14 34 (12.98%) CSS3
15 25 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 25 (9.54%) Entity Framework
16 22 (8.40%) LINQ
17 18 (6.87%) RESTful
18 16 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.92%) Clustering
2 23 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.44%) PKI
4 9 (3.44%) Graphic Design
4 9 (3.44%) Mathematics
4 9 (3.44%) Smartcard
4 9 (3.44%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.05%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.67%) Open Source
7 5 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.15%) NHS
10 2 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.38%) User Experience
11 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (28.63%) Windows
2 28 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (9.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (8.78%) Linux
5 12 (4.58%) Android
6 9 (3.44%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.44%) BlackBerry OS
7 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.38%) Debian
10 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.24%) MVC
2 25 (9.54%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (9.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (8.40%) Change Management
5 21 (8.02%) Web Development
6 19 (7.25%) Problem Management
6 19 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (7.25%) Incident Management
7 18 (6.87%) Data Protection
8 17 (6.49%) Mentoring
8 17 (6.49%) TDD
9 16 (6.11%) BDD
9 16 (6.11%) Web Application Development
10 13 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.58%) Software Engineering
11 12 (4.58%) Coaching
12 11 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (3.44%) Cyber Security
13 9 (3.44%) Web Design
14 7 (2.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 162 (61.83%) C#
2 143 (54.58%) SQL
3 108 (41.22%) JavaScript
4 61 (23.28%) T-SQL
5 57 (21.76%) VB.NET
6 35 (13.36%) Java
7 20 (7.63%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.34%) Ruby
9 13 (4.96%) C++
10 10 (3.82%) VB
11 7 (2.67%) VB6
12 5 (1.91%) NATURAL
12 5 (1.91%) JCL
12 5 (1.91%) COBOL
13 2 (0.76%) C
13 2 (0.76%) Perl
13 2 (0.76%) PHP
13 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.76%) PHP5
14 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.05%) Degree
2 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.76%) MCP
3 2 (0.76%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.38%) MCDST
4 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (12.60%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.16%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.91%) Firmware
5 2 (0.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (7.25%) SCCM
1 19 (7.25%) SCOM
2 3 (1.15%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.38%) Nagios
3 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (37.40%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.69%) VMware
3 20 (7.63%) HP
4 19 (7.25%) Dell
4 19 (7.25%) Altiris
5 16 (6.11%) Oracle
6 14 (5.34%) Cognos
7 7 (2.67%) Citrix
8 5 (1.91%) Cisco
9 4 (1.53%) IBM
9 4 (1.53%) Google
10 3 (1.15%) Red Gate
10 3 (1.15%) SAP
11 1 (0.38%) Veritas
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.38%) Sage
11 1 (0.38%) Tableau
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Posted: Yesterday
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