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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 150 164 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 32.05% 43.04% 36.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 81.08% 80.00% 78.80%
Number of salaries quoted 140 160 150
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,415 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
185 205 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 39.53% 53.81% 45.68%
Number of salaries quoted 172 185 176
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 241 (68.47%) .NET
2 222 (63.07%) C#
3 187 (53.13%) SQL
4 158 (44.89%) ASP.NET
5 134 (38.07%) HTML
5 134 (38.07%) Microsoft
6 129 (36.65%) JavaScript
7 124 (35.23%) CSS
7 124 (35.23%) jQuery
8 111 (31.53%) T-SQL
9 106 (30.11%) XML
10 91 (25.85%) MVC
11 89 (25.28%) Windows
12 87 (24.72%) Ajax
13 78 (22.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 75 (21.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 74 (21.02%) VB.NET
16 70 (19.89%) SQL Server 2008
17 64 (18.18%) Web Services
18 62 (17.61%) Oracle
19 61 (17.33%) HTML5
20 60 (17.05%) Business Intelligence
21 59 (16.76%) .NET Framework
22 53 (15.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 53 (15.06%) Visual Studio
22 53 (15.06%) XSLT
23 52 (14.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 52 (14.77%) CSS3
24 50 (14.20%) TDD
24 50 (14.20%) XHTML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 22 (6.25%) Node.js
2 17 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.26%) IIS
4 9 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.70%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.70%) CMS
6 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.14%) WordPress
8 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.57%) DNN
9 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.57%) Apache
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 48 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.28%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 13 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.28%) Line 500
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.42%) PaaS
1 5 (1.42%) IaaS
2 3 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.09%) Internet
2 24 (6.82%) LDAP
3 13 (3.69%) SAN
4 11 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.13%) DNS
4 11 (3.13%) WAN
5 8 (2.27%) LAN
6 5 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (1.42%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.57%) DHCP
8 1 (0.28%) HTTP
8 1 (0.28%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.28%) Firewall
8 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.28%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (21.31%) SQL Server 2012
2 70 (19.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (14.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (13.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (11.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (7.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 25 (7.10%) Relational Database
8 24 (6.82%) RDBMS
9 18 (5.11%) MySQL
10 16 (4.55%) Oracle Database
11 14 (3.98%) OLAP
12 13 (3.69%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (2.56%) NoSQL
15 8 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (2.27%) DTS
16 6 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (1.42%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 53 (15.06%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.83%) Eclipse
2 17 (4.83%) NUnit
3 14 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.99%) Selenium
5 7 (1.99%) Subversion
6 6 (1.70%) Maven
6 6 (1.70%) Ant
7 5 (1.42%) MSTest
7 5 (1.42%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.42%) Moq
7 5 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.85%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.57%) JIRA
9 2 (0.57%) Toad
10 1 (0.28%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (11.93%) Finance
2 29 (8.24%) Retail
3 18 (5.11%) Marketing
4 10 (2.84%) Games
5 8 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.27%) Back Office
6 7 (1.99%) Advertising
7 6 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.14%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 256 (72.73%) Developer
2 92 (26.14%) .NET Developer
3 52 (14.77%) Web Developer
4 45 (12.78%) Software Developer
5 42 (11.93%) Senior Developer
6 34 (9.66%) C# Developer
7 27 (7.67%) DBA
8 24 (6.82%) C++ Developer
8 24 (6.82%) C++ Software Developer
9 23 (6.53%) SQL DBA
10 22 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (6.25%) Administrator
11 21 (5.97%) SQL Developer
11 21 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (5.40%) Analyst
13 15 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 14 (3.98%) Junior
14 14 (3.98%) Project Manager
14 14 (3.98%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (68.47%) .NET
2 158 (44.89%) ASP.NET
3 134 (38.07%) HTML
4 124 (35.23%) CSS
4 124 (35.23%) jQuery
5 106 (30.11%) XML
6 87 (24.72%) Ajax
7 78 (22.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (18.18%) Web Services
9 61 (17.33%) HTML5
10 59 (16.76%) .NET Framework
11 53 (15.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 53 (15.06%) XSLT
12 52 (14.77%) CSS3
13 50 (14.20%) XHTML
14 47 (13.35%) LINQ
14 47 (13.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 46 (13.07%) SOAP
16 31 (8.81%) XSD
17 25 (7.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.67%) Mathematics
2 26 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.82%) Smartcard
3 24 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 24 (6.82%) PKI
4 19 (5.40%) Clustering
5 18 (5.11%) iPhone
6 14 (3.98%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.84%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.84%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.70%) Tandem
9 5 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.14%) Replication
10 4 (1.14%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.57%) Social Media
12 2 (0.57%) Open Source
13 1 (0.28%) E-Learning
13 1 (0.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 89 (25.28%) Windows
2 39 (11.08%) Android
3 26 (7.39%) Apple iOS
4 25 (7.10%) Linux
5 24 (6.82%) BlackBerry OS
6 15 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.27%) UNIX
10 5 (1.42%) HPUX
11 4 (1.14%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.14%) CentOS
12 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.57%) Solaris
13 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (25.85%) MVC
2 60 (17.05%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (14.20%) TDD
4 43 (12.22%) Web Development
5 41 (11.65%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (8.81%) Software Engineering
7 29 (8.24%) E-Commerce
7 29 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (7.67%) Web Application Development
9 24 (6.82%) Cyber Security
10 23 (6.53%) Business Analysis
10 23 (6.53%) Data Analysis
11 21 (5.97%) Scrum
12 20 (5.68%) CRM
13 19 (5.40%) Project Management
14 17 (4.83%) ETL
14 17 (4.83%) Dependency Injection
15 14 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (3.98%) UML
15 14 (3.98%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 222 (63.07%) C#
2 187 (53.13%) SQL
3 129 (36.65%) JavaScript
4 111 (31.53%) T-SQL
5 74 (21.02%) VB.NET
6 42 (11.93%) Java
7 30 (8.52%) VB
8 24 (6.82%) VBScript
8 24 (6.82%) C++
9 14 (3.98%) PHP
10 9 (2.56%) Ruby
11 8 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.99%) VBA
13 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.85%) VB6
14 3 (0.85%) Perl
14 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.85%) PHP5
15 2 (0.57%) Python
16 1 (0.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.26%) Degree
3 6 (1.70%) MCITP
4 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 4 (1.14%) MCSM
5 4 (1.14%) MCTS
5 4 (1.14%) MCSE
6 2 (0.57%) ISEB
6 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) CCEE
7 1 (0.28%) CCAA
7 1 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.28%) MCSD
7 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.99%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.84%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.27%) vSphere
4 7 (1.99%) XenApp
4 7 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.28%) XenServer
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.99%) SCCM
2 6 (1.70%) SCOM
3 3 (0.85%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 134 (38.07%) Microsoft
2 62 (17.61%) Oracle
3 14 (3.98%) HP
4 13 (3.69%) Informatica
5 12 (3.41%) Google
6 11 (3.13%) VMware
7 7 (1.99%) Citrix
7 7 (1.99%) Dell
8 6 (1.70%) Cisco
8 6 (1.70%) ATG
8 6 (1.70%) Intershop
8 6 (1.70%) hybris
8 6 (1.70%) Demandware
9 5 (1.42%) Altiris
9 5 (1.42%) NetSuite
9 5 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.42%) Siebel
9 5 (1.42%) Apple
10 4 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.85%) SAP
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