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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 141 216 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 34.90% 38.43% 33.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 83.43% 78.55% 74.43%
Number of salaries quoted 128 212 127
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £34,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +12.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £43,500
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
169 275 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 41.83% 48.93% 45.36%
Number of salaries quoted 155 241 170
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 174 (73.73%) .NET
2 148 (62.71%) C#
3 111 (47.03%) SQL
4 98 (41.53%) ASP.NET
5 86 (36.44%) Windows
6 78 (33.05%) jQuery
7 76 (32.20%) MVC
8 74 (31.36%) Microsoft
9 73 (30.93%) HTML
10 68 (28.81%) CSS
11 66 (27.97%) JavaScript
12 60 (25.42%) XML
13 54 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (21.19%) .NET Framework
15 43 (18.22%) Ajax
16 42 (17.80%) VB.NET
17 40 (16.95%) T-SQL
18 38 (16.10%) Java
19 37 (15.68%) XSLT
20 36 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
21 33 (13.98%) SQL Server 2012
22 32 (13.56%) XHTML
23 30 (12.71%) Active Directory
23 30 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
24 29 (12.29%) Disaster Recovery
24 29 (12.29%) IIS
25 28 (11.86%) Oracle
25 28 (11.86%) Web Development
26 27 (11.44%) Internet
27 26 (11.02%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (12.29%) IIS
2 24 (10.17%) MS Exchange
3 22 (9.32%) Node.js
4 7 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.85%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.85%) DNN
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.42%) Drupal
8 1 (0.42%) WordPress
8 1 (0.42%) CMS
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.42%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.44%) Internet
2 20 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.78%) LDAP
4 5 (2.12%) DNS
5 3 (1.27%) WAN
5 3 (1.27%) Firewall
6 2 (0.85%) VLAN
6 2 (0.85%) SAN
7 1 (0.42%) VPN
7 1 (0.42%) SMTP
7 1 (0.42%) DHCP
7 1 (0.42%) LAN
7 1 (0.42%) Network Security
7 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 33 (13.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (11.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (9.32%) NoSQL
5 22 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (4.24%) MySQL
7 7 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.27%) DB2
8 3 (1.27%) Adabas
8 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.85%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (0.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.85%) Cognos Transformer
9 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.42%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.97%) Subversion
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.85%) NUnit
6 2 (0.85%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.85%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.85%) Selenium
6 2 (0.85%) MSTest
6 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (11.02%) Finance
2 4 (1.69%) Retail
3 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 149 (63.14%) Developer
2 66 (27.97%) .NET Developer
3 49 (20.76%) Software Developer
4 40 (16.95%) C# Developer
5 33 (13.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (9.75%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (8.90%) Senior Developer
7 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (8.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (7.63%) Team Leader
9 18 (7.63%) Applications Support
10 17 (7.20%) Support Engineer
11 16 (6.78%) C++ Developer
11 16 (6.78%) Network Engineer
11 16 (6.78%) C++ Software Developer
12 15 (6.36%) Analyst
12 15 (6.36%) .NET Team Leader
13 12 (5.08%) Java Team Leader
13 12 (5.08%) Development Team Leader
14 11 (4.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (73.73%) .NET
2 98 (41.53%) ASP.NET
3 78 (33.05%) jQuery
4 73 (30.93%) HTML
5 68 (28.81%) CSS
6 60 (25.42%) XML
7 54 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (21.19%) .NET Framework
9 43 (18.22%) Ajax
10 37 (15.68%) XSLT
11 32 (13.56%) XHTML
12 26 (11.02%) Web Services
13 25 (10.59%) CSS3
14 24 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (10.17%) RESTful
15 20 (8.47%) SOAP
15 20 (8.47%) HTML5
16 19 (8.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 17 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 17 (7.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.32%) Clustering
3 18 (7.63%) Mathematics
4 16 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.78%) PKI
4 16 (6.78%) Smartcard
4 16 (6.78%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.81%) Open Source
6 7 (2.97%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.27%) Life Science
7 3 (1.27%) NHS
7 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) Replication
9 1 (0.42%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 86 (36.44%) Windows
2 30 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (8.90%) Linux
4 19 (8.05%) Android
4 19 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (7.63%) Apple iOS
6 16 (6.78%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.42%) CentOS
9 1 (0.42%) Debian
9 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.42%) UNIX
9 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (32.20%) MVC
2 29 (12.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (11.86%) Web Development
4 26 (11.02%) TDD
5 24 (10.17%) BDD
5 24 (10.17%) Web Application Development
6 19 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.63%) Change Management
7 18 (7.63%) Incident Management
8 17 (7.20%) Problem Management
8 17 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (7.20%) Mentoring
9 16 (6.78%) Cyber Security
9 16 (6.78%) Data Protection
9 16 (6.78%) Software Engineering
9 16 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (5.93%) Logistics
11 13 (5.51%) Coaching
12 10 (4.24%) ITIL
13 9 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 148 (62.71%) C#
2 111 (47.03%) SQL
3 66 (27.97%) JavaScript
4 42 (17.80%) VB.NET
5 40 (16.95%) T-SQL
6 38 (16.10%) Java
7 22 (9.32%) Ruby
8 19 (8.05%) C++
9 18 (7.63%) PowerShell
10 14 (5.93%) VB
11 5 (2.12%) VB6
11 5 (2.12%) PHP
12 4 (1.69%) VBA
13 3 (1.27%) VBScript
13 3 (1.27%) NATURAL
13 3 (1.27%) JCL
13 3 (1.27%) COBOL
13 3 (1.27%) C
14 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.42%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (5.93%) Degree
2 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.69%) VCP4
4 1 (0.42%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.27%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (12.71%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.12%) Firmware
5 2 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (7.20%) SCCM
2 16 (6.78%) SCOM
3 3 (1.27%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.42%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (31.36%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.86%) Oracle
3 24 (10.17%) VMware
4 18 (7.63%) HP
5 17 (7.20%) Dell
5 17 (7.20%) Altiris
6 8 (3.39%) Citrix
7 5 (2.12%) Google
8 4 (1.69%) Cognos
8 4 (1.69%) Cisco
9 3 (1.27%) IBM
9 3 (1.27%) SAP
10 2 (0.85%) Informatica
10 2 (0.85%) Tableau
11 1 (0.42%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.42%) Sage
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + bonus (c15%), pension, healthcare + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago