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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 55 143 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 17.19% 32.65% 36.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.89% 83.14% 83.53%
Number of salaries quoted 51 128 198
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
95 172 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 29.69% 39.27% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86 151 231
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 106 (80.30%) C#
2 104 (78.79%) .NET
3 84 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 64 (48.48%) HTML
5 62 (46.97%) SQL
6 56 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (41.67%) MVC
7 55 (41.67%) CSS
8 53 (40.15%) JavaScript
9 44 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 33 (25.00%) jQuery
10 33 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 31 (23.48%) Windows
13 28 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (18.94%) .NET Framework
15 24 (18.18%) Web Development
15 24 (18.18%) HTML5
15 24 (18.18%) XML
16 23 (17.42%) IIS
16 23 (17.42%) WCF
17 21 (15.91%) Visual Studio
18 20 (15.15%) VB.NET
19 19 (14.39%) CSS3
20 18 (13.64%) Windows Server
20 18 (13.64%) Unit Testing
21 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2005
21 17 (12.88%) TDD
21 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2014
22 16 (12.12%) XHTML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 23 (17.42%) IIS
2 15 (11.36%) Node.js
3 8 (6.06%) Apache
4 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.55%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.27%) SAS
5 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.76%) DNN
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) MS Office
2 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.79%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.79%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (3.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.85%) Office 365
2 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.58%) SaaS
4 6 (4.55%) Yammer
5 3 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.03%) Firewall
2 4 (3.03%) HTTP
2 4 (3.03%) SMTP
2 4 (3.03%) SSL
3 3 (2.27%) SAN
3 3 (2.27%) Skype
4 2 (1.52%) Modbus
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
5 1 (0.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (6.82%) MySQL
5 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.79%) Power BI
6 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (15.91%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.82%) MSBuild
4 9 (6.82%) ReSharper
5 5 (3.79%) Subversion
6 3 (2.27%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.76%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.76%) Selenium
7 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 11 (8.33%) Retail
2 8 (6.06%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Marketing
3 2 (1.52%) Banking
3 2 (1.52%) French Language
3 2 (1.52%) German Language
3 2 (1.52%) International Banking
3 2 (1.52%) Italian Language
3 2 (1.52%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 93 (70.45%) Developer
2 62 (46.97%) .NET Developer
3 51 (38.64%) C# Developer
4 38 (28.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 36 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (16.67%) SQL Developer
7 17 (12.88%) Architect
8 16 (12.12%) Senior Developer
9 12 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (8.33%) Software Developer
11 9 (6.82%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 9 (6.82%) VB.NET Developer
11 9 (6.82%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (6.06%) Software Architect
13 7 (5.30%) C# Software Developer
13 7 (5.30%) Web Developer
14 6 (4.55%) Junior
14 6 (4.55%) Junior Developer
14 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (78.79%) .NET
2 84 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 64 (48.48%) HTML
4 55 (41.67%) CSS
5 33 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (25.00%) jQuery
6 25 (18.94%) .NET Framework
7 24 (18.18%) HTML5
7 24 (18.18%) XML
8 23 (17.42%) WCF
9 19 (14.39%) CSS3
10 16 (12.12%) XHTML
11 14 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 14 (10.61%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (10.61%) Web Services
11 14 (10.61%) WinForms
12 12 (9.09%) Ajax
12 12 (9.09%) Ninject
13 11 (8.33%) RESTful
14 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.09%) Streaming Music
3 6 (4.55%) User Experience
4 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.48%) Windows
2 18 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.33%) Linux
3 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.30%) Unix
6 4 (3.03%) Debian
7 3 (2.27%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.52%) Android
8 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.67%) MVC
3 24 (18.18%) Web Development
4 18 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 17 (12.88%) TDD
6 14 (10.61%) Waterfall
6 14 (10.61%) Web Application Development
7 12 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
7 12 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (9.09%) UML
8 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.33%) CRM
9 10 (7.58%) Scrum
10 9 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.82%) SDLC
11 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.06%) Business Transformation
11 8 (6.06%) Case Management
11 8 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (5.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 106 (80.30%) C#
2 62 (46.97%) SQL
3 53 (40.15%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.15%) VB.NET
5 15 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.30%) PHP
8 6 (4.55%) C++
9 4 (3.03%) Java
10 3 (2.27%) Delphi
10 3 (2.27%) Pascal
11 2 (1.52%) Ruby
11 2 (1.52%) VB
12 1 (0.76%) C
12 1 (0.76%) Python
12 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.76%) VB6
12 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.61%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) MCSA
2 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.27%) MCAD
3 3 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.55%) XenApp
3 4 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle
3 11 (8.33%) VMware
4 6 (4.55%) Citrix
4 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.55%) Telerik
5 4 (3.03%) SAP
6 3 (2.27%) Infor
6 3 (2.27%) NetApp
6 3 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.52%) Cisco
7 2 (1.52%) IBM
7 2 (1.52%) Siemens
7 2 (1.52%) Symantec
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe
8 1 (0.76%) Apple
8 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
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