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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 77 132 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 19.40% 33.59% 42.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.71% 77.19% 83.27%
Number of salaries quoted 69 122 224
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
119 171 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 29.97% 43.51% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 110 157 245
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £47,350 £50,000
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 9 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 130 (75.14%) .NET
2 129 (74.57%) C#
3 103 (59.54%) ASP.NET
4 75 (43.35%) MVC
5 73 (42.20%) SQL
6 71 (41.04%) JavaScript
7 66 (38.15%) Microsoft
8 65 (37.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 60 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (34.68%) HTML
10 53 (30.64%) CSS
10 53 (30.64%) jQuery
11 51 (29.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (28.90%) Windows
13 40 (23.12%) WCF
14 36 (20.81%) .NET Framework
15 32 (18.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 29 (16.76%) XML
16 29 (16.76%) Windows Server
17 28 (16.18%) SQL Server 2014
17 28 (16.18%) MS Excel
18 27 (15.61%) TDD
19 25 (14.45%) SQL Server 2005
19 25 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (14.45%) Node.js
19 25 (14.45%) Web Application Development
20 24 (13.87%) KnockoutJS
21 23 (13.29%) Ninject
21 23 (13.29%) Dependency Injection
21 23 (13.29%) Domain-Driven Design

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 25 (14.45%) Node.js
2 20 (11.56%) IIS
3 9 (5.20%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.20%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.05%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.31%) Apache
5 4 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.31%) SAS
5 4 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.31%) MS Office
3 3 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.89%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.56%) Office 365
2 9 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.05%) Yammer
4 5 (2.89%) SaaS
5 3 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.62%) Firewall
1 8 (4.62%) SAN
1 8 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.89%) LAN
2 5 (2.89%) WAN
3 3 (1.73%) HTTP
3 3 (1.73%) Skype
3 3 (1.73%) SMTP
3 3 (1.73%) SSL
4 2 (1.16%) Modbus
5 1 (0.58%) DHCP
5 1 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (37.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (16.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 25 (14.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (9.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (6.94%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.36%) MySQL
7 10 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.89%) Power BI
10 5 (2.89%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (13.29%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.47%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.31%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.73%) Subversion
6 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 18 (10.40%) Retail
2 17 (9.83%) Finance
3 9 (5.20%) Marketing
4 8 (4.62%) French Language
5 4 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) German Language
7 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 119 (68.79%) Developer
2 76 (43.93%) .NET Developer
3 52 (30.06%) C# Developer
4 40 (23.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 35 (20.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 32 (18.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (10.40%) Web Developer
8 17 (9.83%) SQL Developer
9 15 (8.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (8.09%) Senior Developer
10 14 (8.09%) Software Developer
11 13 (7.51%) Architect
12 12 (6.94%) Junior
13 11 (6.36%) Junior Developer
14 9 (5.20%) Development Manager
14 9 (5.20%) IT Manager
14 9 (5.20%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (4.62%) IT Development Manager
15 8 (4.62%) Junior Software Developer
15 8 (4.62%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (75.14%) .NET
2 103 (59.54%) ASP.NET
3 60 (34.68%) HTML
4 53 (30.64%) CSS
4 53 (30.64%) jQuery
5 51 (29.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 40 (23.12%) WCF
7 36 (20.81%) .NET Framework
8 32 (18.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 29 (16.76%) XML
10 24 (13.87%) KnockoutJS
11 23 (13.29%) Ninject
12 20 (11.56%) Web Services
13 19 (10.98%) RESTful
14 18 (10.40%) CSS3
14 18 (10.40%) XHTML
15 15 (8.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (8.67%) HTML5
16 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 11 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.29%) Streaming Music
3 15 (8.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.89%) NHS
5 5 (2.89%) User Experience
6 4 (2.31%) EPoS
6 4 (2.31%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.73%) Clustering
7 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.16%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.16%) iPhone
9 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 50 (28.90%) Windows
2 29 (16.76%) Windows Server
3 18 (10.40%) Linux
4 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.05%) CentOS
6 7 (4.05%) Unix
7 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.73%) Android
9 3 (1.73%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.73%) Debian
9 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.73%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.73%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (43.35%) MVC
2 60 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.61%) TDD
4 25 (14.45%) Web Application Development
5 23 (13.29%) Dependency Injection
5 23 (13.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 23 (13.29%) Web Development
6 18 (10.40%) E-Commerce
7 16 (9.25%) CRM
8 14 (8.09%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.51%) SDLC
10 12 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (5.78%) Data Protection
12 9 (5.20%) Case Management
12 9 (5.20%) SEO
13 8 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.62%) Requirements Analysis
14 7 (4.05%) Business Continuity
14 7 (4.05%) Performance Testing
14 7 (4.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 129 (74.57%) C#
2 73 (42.20%) SQL
3 71 (41.04%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.67%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.05%) PHP
5 7 (4.05%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.47%) C++
6 6 (3.47%) Java
7 5 (2.89%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.31%) Delphi
9 3 (1.73%) Pascal
10 2 (1.16%) Ruby
11 1 (0.58%) C
11 1 (0.58%) Python
11 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.98%) Degree
2 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.31%) MCSA
3 4 (2.31%) MCSE
4 3 (1.73%) MCAD
4 3 (1.73%) MCP
4 3 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.51%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.73%) vSphere
4 3 (1.73%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (1.73%) SCCM
1 3 (1.73%) SCOM
2 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (38.15%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.72%) Oracle
3 14 (8.09%) VMware
4 11 (6.36%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.78%) Telerik
6 5 (2.89%) NetApp
6 5 (2.89%) SAP
7 4 (2.31%) Infor
7 4 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.73%) Altiris
8 3 (1.73%) Cisco
8 3 (1.73%) Citrix
8 3 (1.73%) Dell
8 3 (1.73%) HP
9 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.16%) IBM
9 2 (1.16%) Siemens
9 2 (1.16%) Symantec
10 1 (0.58%) Apple
10 1 (0.58%) Veeam
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