The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 120 217 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.78% 29.73% 32.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.42% 75.09% 77.35%
Number of salaries quoted 111 191 277
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 £22,600 £29,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL Server
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
178 289 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.37% 39.59% 42.12%
Number of salaries quoted 157 244 354
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leicestershire region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -6 56 £37,500 -5.06% 3
Lutterworth -2 18 £42,500 -5.55%
Market Harborough - 15 £45,000 - 2
Coalville - 14 £21,500 - 1
Melton Mowbray +1 2 £32,500 -26.13%
Kegworth -4 2 - -
Hinckley +4 1 £39,500 -12.22%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +1 1 £35,000 - 1
Loughborough -15 1 £24,000 -46.66%
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

1 185 (76.13%) .NET
2 184 (75.72%) C#
3 141 (58.02%) SQL
4 137 (56.38%) ASP.NET
5 96 (39.51%) Microsoft
6 86 (35.39%) Windows
7 85 (34.98%) JavaScript
8 84 (34.57%) HTML
9 79 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (30.45%) CSS
11 66 (27.16%) MVC
12 60 (24.69%) SQL Server 2008
13 56 (23.05%) VB.NET
14 53 (21.81%) Oracle
14 53 (21.81%) IIS
15 52 (21.40%) XML
16 51 (20.99%) MS Excel
17 47 (19.34%) jQuery
18 38 (15.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 38 (15.64%) Smartcard
19 37 (15.23%) SQL Server 2005
20 36 (14.81%) HTML5
20 36 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
21 35 (14.40%) .NET Framework
21 35 (14.40%) Degree
22 34 (13.99%) Web Development
23 33 (13.58%) Computer Science
24 30 (12.35%) Software Engineering
25 29 (11.93%) Finance
25 29 (11.93%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 53 (21.81%) IIS
2 15 (6.17%) DNN
2 15 (6.17%) Node.js
3 8 (3.29%) Apache
4 6 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.47%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.23%) SAS
5 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 51 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.06%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.06%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.58%) Office 365
2 12 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.53%) SaaS
4 6 (2.47%) Yammer
5 3 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.47%) Firewall
2 19 (7.82%) LDAP
3 6 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.65%) HTTP
4 4 (1.65%) SAN
4 4 (1.65%) SMTP
4 4 (1.65%) SSL
5 3 (1.23%) Skype
6 2 (0.82%) Modbus
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) DNS
7 1 (0.41%) LAN
7 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 37 (15.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (7.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (4.94%) MySQL
5 10 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.06%) Power BI
8 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.82%) QlikView
10 1 (0.41%) Big Data
10 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.41%) MS Access
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (10.70%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.17%) CruiseControl
3 15 (6.17%) Selenium
3 15 (6.17%) SoapUI
4 13 (5.35%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.70%) MSBuild
5 9 (3.70%) ReSharper
6 7 (2.88%) Subversion
7 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.23%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.41%) MorphX
9 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 29 (11.93%) Finance
2 14 (5.76%) Retail
3 8 (3.29%) Marketing
4 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.23%) Local Government
6 2 (0.82%) Banking
6 2 (0.82%) French Language
6 2 (0.82%) German Language
6 2 (0.82%) International Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 159 (65.43%) Developer
2 85 (34.98%) .NET Developer
3 74 (30.45%) C# Developer
4 59 (24.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (16.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (16.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (16.05%) SQL Developer
7 34 (13.99%) Senior Developer
8 29 (11.93%) Senior .NET Developer
9 27 (11.11%) Support Engineer
10 23 (9.47%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 23 (9.47%) VB.NET Developer
11 20 (8.23%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 20 (8.23%) Senior C# Developer
12 19 (7.82%) Active Directory Engineer
12 19 (7.82%) Active Directory Support
12 19 (7.82%) Active Directory Support Engineer
12 19 (7.82%) C++ Developer
12 19 (7.82%) Junior
12 19 (7.82%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (76.13%) .NET
2 137 (56.38%) ASP.NET
3 84 (34.57%) HTML
4 74 (30.45%) CSS
5 52 (21.40%) XML
6 47 (19.34%) jQuery
7 38 (15.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (14.81%) HTML5
9 35 (14.40%) .NET Framework
10 26 (10.70%) CSS3
11 24 (9.88%) WCF
12 23 (9.47%) SOAP
13 19 (7.82%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (6.17%) XHTML
15 14 (5.76%) Ajax
15 14 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 14 (5.76%) Web Services
15 14 (5.76%) WinForms
16 13 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.64%) Smartcard
2 33 (13.58%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.82%) Blackberry
3 19 (7.82%) Mathematics
3 19 (7.82%) PKI
4 12 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.94%) Streaming Music
5 7 (2.88%) User Experience
6 5 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) CMDB
9 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 86 (35.39%) Windows
2 28 (11.52%) Windows Server
3 25 (10.29%) Apple iOS
4 24 (9.88%) Android
5 22 (9.05%) Windows 7
6 19 (7.82%) BlackBerry OS
7 14 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.53%) Linux
8 11 (4.53%) Unix
9 10 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.65%) Debian
11 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.23%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) OS/390
13 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.16%) MVC
3 34 (13.99%) Web Development
4 30 (12.35%) Software Engineering
5 28 (11.52%) SDLC
6 27 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (10.29%) E-Commerce
8 22 (9.05%) Unit Testing
9 20 (8.23%) Software Deployment
9 20 (8.23%) Web Design
10 19 (7.82%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (7.82%) OO
11 18 (7.41%) TDD
12 17 (7.00%) Extreme Programming
12 17 (7.00%) Integration Testing
13 16 (6.58%) Scrum
14 15 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (6.17%) Web Application Development
15 14 (5.76%) CRM
15 14 (5.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 184 (75.72%) C#
2 141 (58.02%) SQL
3 85 (34.98%) JavaScript
4 56 (23.05%) VB.NET
5 29 (11.93%) Java
6 28 (11.52%) C++
7 25 (10.29%) VBScript
8 22 (9.05%) T-SQL
9 17 (7.00%) Python
10 13 (5.35%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.53%) PHP
12 6 (2.47%) Ruby
12 6 (2.47%) VB
13 4 (1.65%) Korn
14 3 (1.23%) Delphi
14 3 (1.23%) Pascal
15 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.41%) C
16 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (14.40%) Degree
2 11 (4.53%) SC Cleared
2 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.65%) MCSA
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.23%) MCAD
4 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.41%) HNC
5 1 (0.41%) HND
5 1 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.47%) XenApp
4 4 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.23%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) SCCM
2 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.82%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 53 (21.81%) Oracle
3 14 (5.76%) VMware
4 6 (2.47%) Citrix
4 6 (2.47%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.47%) Telerik
5 4 (1.65%) SAP
6 3 (1.23%) Apple
6 3 (1.23%) IBM
6 3 (1.23%) Infor
6 3 (1.23%) NetApp
6 3 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe
7 2 (0.82%) Cisco
7 2 (0.82%) Siemens
7 2 (0.82%) Symantec
8 1 (0.41%) Avaya
8 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.41%) EMC
8 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
Coalville, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + pension + private medical
Posted: 14 hours ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Concur IT
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago