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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 106 197 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 24.42% 34.02% 38.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.10% 83.47% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 101 180 128
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
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
168 236 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 38.71% 40.76% 49.57%
Number of salaries quoted 154 214 154
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,780 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 182 (72.80%) .NET
2 160 (64.00%) C#
3 138 (55.20%) SQL
4 132 (52.80%) ASP.NET
5 120 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 114 (45.60%) CSS
7 108 (43.20%) HTML
8 99 (39.60%) jQuery
9 94 (37.60%) Microsoft
10 87 (34.80%) MVC
11 85 (34.00%) .NET Framework
12 64 (25.60%) XML
13 61 (24.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 60 (24.00%) Windows
15 57 (22.80%) T-SQL
16 56 (22.40%) SQL Server 2012
17 52 (20.80%) VB.NET
18 49 (19.60%) Web Services
19 48 (19.20%) SQL Server 2005
20 45 (18.00%) Ajax
21 43 (17.20%) SOAP
22 42 (16.80%) CSS3
22 42 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
23 38 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 36 (14.40%) XSLT
25 32 (12.80%) XHTML
26 31 (12.40%) XSD
26 31 (12.40%) Finance
26 31 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
26 31 (12.40%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (11.60%) IIS
2 23 (9.20%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.20%) Node.js
4 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.80%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.80%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.20%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.80%) Internet
3 5 (2.00%) SAN
4 3 (1.20%) WAN
4 3 (1.20%) DNS
4 3 (1.20%) Firewall
4 3 (1.20%) LDAP
5 2 (0.80%) WebEx
6 1 (0.40%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) VPN
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless
6 1 (0.40%) VLAN
6 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (24.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 56 (22.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 48 (19.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 38 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (7.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.20%) MySQL
9 7 (2.80%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.40%) Cognos Report Studio
10 6 (2.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 6 (2.40%) Cognos Transformer
11 4 (1.60%) OLAP
12 3 (1.20%) DB2
12 3 (1.20%) Adabas
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.20%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (0.80%) Big Data
13 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.20%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.80%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.20%) NUnit
4 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.80%) MSTest
5 2 (0.80%) Moq
5 2 (0.80%) Subversion
5 2 (0.80%) Selenium
5 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 31 (12.40%) Finance
2 12 (4.80%) Retail
3 7 (2.80%) Marketing
4 3 (1.20%) French Language
4 3 (1.20%) German Language
4 3 (1.20%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.20%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (71.20%) Developer
2 61 (24.40%) .NET Developer
3 43 (17.20%) Software Developer
4 40 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 37 (14.80%) Senior Developer
6 33 (13.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (12.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (11.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (9.20%) Senior Software Developer
10 22 (8.80%) Web Developer
11 19 (7.60%) Applications Support
12 14 (5.60%) Applications Developer
12 14 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (5.20%) SQL Developer
14 12 (4.80%) Network Engineer
15 11 (4.40%) Analyst
16 9 (3.60%) .NET Web Developer
16 9 (3.60%) Mobile Developer
17 7 (2.80%) .NET Team Leader
17 7 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (72.80%) .NET
2 132 (52.80%) ASP.NET
3 114 (45.60%) CSS
4 108 (43.20%) HTML
5 99 (39.60%) jQuery
6 85 (34.00%) .NET Framework
7 64 (25.60%) XML
8 49 (19.60%) Web Services
9 45 (18.00%) Ajax
10 43 (17.20%) SOAP
11 42 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (16.80%) CSS3
12 36 (14.40%) XSLT
13 32 (12.80%) XHTML
14 31 (12.40%) XSD
15 17 (6.80%) Entity Framework
15 17 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (6.00%) RESTful
17 15 (6.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.20%) Clustering
1 23 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.20%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.20%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.20%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.40%) iPhone
4 6 (2.40%) Streaming Music
5 5 (2.00%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.60%) NHS
7 3 (1.20%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.20%) PKI
8 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (24.00%) Windows
2 28 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (6.80%) Linux
5 7 (2.80%) Android
6 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.20%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (34.80%) MVC
2 31 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (12.40%) Performance Tuning
3 25 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 21 (8.40%) Web Development
5 20 (8.00%) Change Management
5 20 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (7.60%) SDLC
7 17 (6.80%) TDD
8 15 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.00%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.00%) Incident Management
8 15 (6.00%) Problem Management
8 15 (6.00%) Data Protection
9 14 (5.60%) Web Application Development
10 11 (4.40%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.40%) Mobile Development
11 8 (3.20%) Scrum
11 8 (3.20%) ETL
11 8 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 160 (64.00%) C#
2 138 (55.20%) SQL
3 120 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 57 (22.80%) T-SQL
5 52 (20.80%) VB.NET
6 26 (10.40%) Java
7 13 (5.20%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.20%) VB
9 7 (2.80%) Ruby
10 6 (2.40%) C++
11 5 (2.00%) PHP
12 4 (1.60%) VB6
13 3 (1.20%) VBA
13 3 (1.20%) NATURAL
13 3 (1.20%) JCL
13 3 (1.20%) COBOL
13 3 (1.20%) C
14 2 (0.80%) Perl
14 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.80%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (6.00%) Degree
2 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.60%) MCP
4 2 (0.80%) MCSE
4 2 (0.80%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.40%) MCDST
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.40%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (11.20%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.80%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.60%) Firmware
5 3 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (6.00%) SCCM
2 14 (5.60%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 94 (37.60%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.40%) VMware
3 17 (6.80%) HP
3 17 (6.80%) Dell
4 14 (5.60%) Altiris
5 13 (5.20%) Cognos
6 12 (4.80%) Oracle
7 5 (2.00%) Cisco
7 5 (2.00%) Citrix
8 4 (1.60%) IBM
9 3 (1.20%) SAP
9 3 (1.20%) Telerik
9 3 (1.20%) Red Gate
10 2 (0.80%) Google
10 2 (0.80%) EMC
11 1 (0.40%) Veritas
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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