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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 89 174 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.50% 32.77% 41.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.27% 80.93% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 86 163 151
Average salary £35,250 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
164 215 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 39.61% 40.49% 52.82%
Number of salaries quoted 147 199 174
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 4 August 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 167 (74.55%) .NET
2 156 (69.64%) C#
3 127 (56.70%) ASP.NET
4 124 (55.36%) SQL
5 118 (52.68%) JavaScript
6 115 (51.34%) CSS
7 109 (48.66%) HTML
8 91 (40.63%) jQuery
9 88 (39.29%) MVC
10 80 (35.71%) .NET Framework
11 78 (34.82%) Microsoft
12 59 (26.34%) XML
13 57 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 52 (23.21%) T-SQL
15 50 (22.32%) SQL Server 2012
16 48 (21.43%) Windows
17 47 (20.98%) Web Services
18 46 (20.54%) VB.NET
19 44 (19.64%) SQL Server 2005
20 41 (18.30%) CSS3
21 40 (17.86%) SOAP
22 39 (17.41%) Ajax
23 38 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
24 37 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
25 35 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 32 (14.29%) XSLT
27 30 (13.39%) Finance
28 28 (12.50%) XSD
28 28 (12.50%) XHTML
28 28 (12.50%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (10.71%) IIS
2 18 (8.04%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.80%) Node.js
4 3 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.23%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.89%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.13%) Internet
3 6 (2.68%) SAN
4 2 (0.89%) LDAP
4 2 (0.89%) WebEx
5 1 (0.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 50 (22.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (19.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (8.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.57%) MySQL
9 6 (2.68%) Cognos Report Studio
9 6 (2.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 6 (2.68%) Cognos Transformer
10 4 (1.79%) OLAP
11 3 (1.34%) DB2
11 3 (1.34%) Adabas
11 3 (1.34%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.89%) Big Data
12 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.34%) NUnit
4 3 (1.34%) Subversion
5 2 (0.89%) Selenium
5 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.89%) MSTest
5 2 (0.89%) Moq
6 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 30 (13.39%) Finance
2 11 (4.91%) Retail
3 8 (3.57%) Marketing
4 3 (1.34%) French Language
4 3 (1.34%) German Language
4 3 (1.34%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.34%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (77.23%) Developer
2 62 (27.68%) .NET Developer
3 38 (16.96%) C# Developer
3 38 (16.96%) Software Developer
4 35 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 33 (14.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (13.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (12.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
9 20 (8.93%) Web Developer
10 17 (7.59%) Applications Support
11 12 (5.36%) Applications Developer
12 11 (4.91%) SQL Developer
12 11 (4.91%) Mobile Developer
12 11 (4.91%) AWS Developer
13 9 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (4.02%) Analyst
14 8 (3.57%) Network Engineer
14 8 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
14 8 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (74.55%) .NET
2 127 (56.70%) ASP.NET
3 115 (51.34%) CSS
4 109 (48.66%) HTML
5 91 (40.63%) jQuery
6 80 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 59 (26.34%) XML
8 47 (20.98%) Web Services
9 41 (18.30%) CSS3
10 40 (17.86%) SOAP
11 39 (17.41%) Ajax
12 38 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (14.29%) XSLT
14 28 (12.50%) XHTML
14 28 (12.50%) XSD
15 19 (8.48%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (8.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (8.04%) Entity Framework
17 17 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 16 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.04%) Mobile App
3 17 (7.59%) Clustering
4 12 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.46%) Streaming Music
6 8 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.68%) iPhone
8 5 (2.23%) NHS
9 4 (1.79%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.89%) PKI
10 2 (0.89%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.89%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.43%) Windows
2 21 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (6.70%) Linux
5 6 (2.68%) Android
6 4 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.89%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.89%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (39.29%) MVC
2 37 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 26 (11.61%) Mentoring
5 22 (9.82%) Web Development
6 19 (8.48%) E-Commerce
6 19 (8.48%) SDLC
7 17 (7.59%) Change Management
8 16 (7.14%) TDD
9 15 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (5.80%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.80%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.80%) Data Protection
11 13 (5.80%) Web Application Development
12 11 (4.91%) Mobile Development
13 10 (4.46%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (4.46%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (4.46%) Software Engineering
14 8 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 156 (69.64%) C#
2 124 (55.36%) SQL
3 118 (52.68%) JavaScript
4 52 (23.21%) T-SQL
5 46 (20.54%) VB.NET
6 19 (8.48%) Java
7 9 (4.02%) VB
7 9 (4.02%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.13%) PHP
9 5 (2.23%) VB6
9 5 (2.23%) C++
10 3 (1.34%) COBOL
10 3 (1.34%) C
10 3 (1.34%) Ruby
10 3 (1.34%) VBA
10 3 (1.34%) NATURAL
10 3 (1.34%) JCL
11 2 (0.89%) PHP5
11 2 (0.89%) Perl
11 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (6.25%) Degree
2 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.68%) MCP
4 4 (1.79%) MCSE
5 2 (0.89%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.02%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.89%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.59%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (5.80%) SCCM
2 12 (5.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.45%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 78 (34.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.48%) VMware
3 14 (6.25%) HP
3 14 (6.25%) Dell
4 13 (5.80%) Cognos
5 12 (5.36%) Altiris
6 10 (4.46%) Oracle
7 5 (2.23%) Telerik
8 4 (1.79%) Citrix
8 4 (1.79%) IBM
9 3 (1.34%) Red Gate
9 3 (1.34%) SAP
10 2 (0.89%) Cisco
10 2 (0.89%) EMC
10 2 (0.89%) Google
11 1 (0.45%) Veritas
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