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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 145 212 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 34.12% 36.36% 32.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 84.30% 79.70% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 127 205 132
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
172 266 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 40.47% 45.63% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 152 240 167
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 190 (73.36%) .NET
2 161 (62.16%) C#
3 129 (49.81%) SQL
4 115 (44.40%) ASP.NET
5 95 (36.68%) HTML
6 94 (36.29%) jQuery
7 92 (35.52%) Microsoft
8 91 (35.14%) JavaScript
8 91 (35.14%) CSS
9 88 (33.98%) Windows
10 82 (31.66%) MVC
11 73 (28.19%) XML
12 59 (22.78%) .NET Framework
13 56 (21.62%) VB.NET
13 56 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (19.31%) Ajax
15 46 (17.76%) XSLT
16 45 (17.37%) T-SQL
16 45 (17.37%) SQL Server 2008
16 45 (17.37%) SQL Server 2012
17 40 (15.44%) XHTML
18 38 (14.67%) Web Services
18 38 (14.67%) SQL Server 2005
19 36 (13.90%) Java
20 35 (13.51%) Active Directory
21 34 (13.13%) CSS3
22 32 (12.36%) SOAP
22 32 (12.36%) IIS
23 31 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
24 30 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (12.36%) IIS
2 29 (11.20%) MS Exchange
3 19 (7.34%) Node.js
4 7 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.77%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.39%) CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.39%) DNN
8 1 (0.39%) Drupal
8 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.39%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.27%) TCP/IP
1 24 (9.27%) Internet
2 11 (4.25%) LDAP
3 5 (1.93%) DNS
4 3 (1.16%) WAN
4 3 (1.16%) Firewall
5 2 (0.77%) VLAN
5 2 (0.77%) SAN
6 1 (0.39%) VPN
6 1 (0.39%) SMTP
6 1 (0.39%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) LAN
6 1 (0.39%) Network Security
6 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.37%) SQL Server 2008
1 45 (17.37%) SQL Server 2012
2 38 (14.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 30 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (9.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (7.34%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (3.86%) MySQL
8 9 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.32%) Cognos Report Studio
9 6 (2.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 6 (2.32%) Cognos Transformer
10 5 (1.93%) Adabas
10 5 (1.93%) DB2
11 1 (0.39%) OLAP
11 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.39%) Informix
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.39%) Cognos Impromptu
11 1 (0.39%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 19 (7.34%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.32%) Subversion
4 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.77%) NUnit
6 2 (0.77%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.39%) Selenium
7 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.39%) MSTest
7 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (10.81%) Finance
2 8 (3.09%) Retail
3 2 (0.77%) Marketing
3 2 (0.77%) Back Office
4 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 172 (66.41%) Developer
2 73 (28.19%) .NET Developer
3 52 (20.08%) Software Developer
4 43 (16.60%) C# Developer
5 38 (14.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (9.65%) Senior Developer
8 24 (9.27%) Applications Support
8 24 (9.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (7.72%) Network Engineer
10 19 (7.34%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (6.56%) Web Developer
11 17 (6.56%) Team Leader
12 14 (5.41%) Analyst
12 14 (5.41%) .NET Team Leader
13 13 (5.02%) Applications Developer
13 13 (5.02%) Support Engineer
13 13 (5.02%) Senior Software Developer
14 12 (4.63%) Development Team Leader
14 12 (4.63%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (73.36%) .NET
2 115 (44.40%) ASP.NET
3 95 (36.68%) HTML
4 94 (36.29%) jQuery
5 91 (35.14%) CSS
6 73 (28.19%) XML
7 59 (22.78%) .NET Framework
8 56 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (19.31%) Ajax
10 46 (17.76%) XSLT
11 40 (15.44%) XHTML
12 38 (14.67%) Web Services
13 34 (13.13%) CSS3
14 32 (12.36%) SOAP
15 25 (9.65%) XSD
16 24 (9.27%) HTML5
17 22 (8.49%) Entity Framework
17 22 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 21 (8.11%) RESTful
18 21 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.04%) Clustering
3 13 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.25%) Mathematics
4 11 (4.25%) PKI
4 11 (4.25%) Smartcard
4 11 (4.25%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.47%) Open Source
6 8 (3.09%) Graphic Design
7 6 (2.32%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.93%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.16%) NHS
11 2 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.39%) Replication
12 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (33.98%) Windows
2 31 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (9.65%) Linux
4 24 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.41%) Android
6 11 (4.25%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.25%) BlackBerry OS
7 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.39%) UNIX
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (31.66%) MVC
2 29 (11.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (10.42%) Web Development
4 23 (8.88%) TDD
5 22 (8.49%) Incident Management
6 21 (8.11%) Change Management
6 21 (8.11%) Problem Management
6 21 (8.11%) BDD
6 21 (8.11%) Web Application Development
7 20 (7.72%) Data Protection
7 20 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (7.34%) Mentoring
9 17 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (5.41%) Logistics
11 13 (5.02%) Software Engineering
12 12 (4.63%) Coaching
13 11 (4.25%) Cyber Security
14 10 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (3.47%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 161 (62.16%) C#
2 129 (49.81%) SQL
3 91 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 56 (21.62%) VB.NET
5 45 (17.37%) T-SQL
6 36 (13.90%) Java
7 22 (8.49%) PowerShell
8 19 (7.34%) Ruby
9 14 (5.41%) C++
10 13 (5.02%) VB
11 6 (2.32%) VB6
12 5 (1.93%) NATURAL
12 5 (1.93%) JCL
12 5 (1.93%) COBOL
13 3 (1.16%) PHP
14 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.39%) VBScript
15 1 (0.39%) Perl
15 1 (0.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (4.63%) Degree
2 10 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.77%) MCP
3 2 (0.77%) MCDBA
3 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.93%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 27 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.93%) Firmware
5 2 (0.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (8.11%) SCCM
2 20 (7.72%) SCOM
3 3 (1.16%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (35.52%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.20%) VMware
3 24 (9.27%) Oracle
4 22 (8.49%) HP
5 21 (8.11%) Dell
5 21 (8.11%) Altiris
6 11 (4.25%) Cognos
7 9 (3.47%) Citrix
8 6 (2.32%) Google
9 4 (1.54%) Cisco
10 3 (1.16%) IBM
10 3 (1.16%) SAP
10 3 (1.16%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.77%) Tableau
12 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.39%) Sage
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