The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / East Midlands
Rank 11 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 461 618 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.74% 19.46% 23.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.45% 58.25% 64.65%
Number of salaries quoted 386 534 662
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 879 1061 1174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 30.02% 33.41% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 716 853 981
Median salary £40,000 £41,543 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.71% +3.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in the East Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in the East Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in the East Midlands

SQL Server
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -6 157 £40,000 - 17
Leicestershire +1 121 £37,500 +7.14% 33
Northamptonshire +3 106 £41,750 +4.37% 23
Derbyshire -4 59 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Lincolnshire -1 16 £32,500 -19.25% 9
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 582 (58.38%) .NET
2 561 (56.27%) C#
3 470 (47.14%) SQL
4 413 (41.42%) ASP.NET
5 357 (35.81%) Microsoft
6 346 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
7 319 (32.00%) MVC
8 270 (27.08%) JavaScript
9 256 (25.68%) HTML
10 250 (25.08%) CSS
11 223 (22.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 212 (21.26%) T-SQL
13 189 (18.96%) Windows
14 182 (18.25%) .NET Framework
15 171 (17.15%) Business Intelligence
16 166 (16.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 147 (14.74%) TDD
17 147 (14.74%) MS Excel
18 140 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
19 138 (13.84%) Degree
20 132 (13.24%) AngularJS
21 128 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 127 (12.74%) Scrum
23 124 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
24 116 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
25 111 (11.13%) Visual Studio
26 110 (11.03%) Web Development
27 109 (10.93%) jQuery
28 102 (10.23%) VB.NET
29 100 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 59 (5.92%) IIS
3 42 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 22 (2.21%) CMS
6 20 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.81%) SAS
8 16 (1.60%) Skype for Business
9 14 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.20%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.10%) JBoss
11 11 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.80%) Jetty
13 6 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.60%) K2 blackpearl
13 6 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 147 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.71%) MS Office
3 17 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.10%) SPSS
5 9 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.40%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 4 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) Tesseract
8 1 (0.10%) Magento
8 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.71%) Office 365
4 14 (1.40%) Sage Pay
5 13 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.90%) SaaS
7 6 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.50%) PaaS
9 4 (0.40%) IaaS
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.12%) SAN
2 40 (4.01%) Firewall
3 28 (2.81%) WAN
4 26 (2.61%) LAN
5 20 (2.01%) DNS
6 18 (1.81%) DHCP
7 15 (1.50%) VLAN
7 15 (1.50%) VoIP
7 15 (1.50%) Wireless
8 12 (1.20%) Internet
9 11 (1.10%) Intranet
10 9 (0.90%) Skype
11 8 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.70%) LDAP
12 7 (0.70%) TCP/IP
12 7 (0.70%) VPN
13 6 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (0.50%) MPLS
15 4 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (16.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 140 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
3 128 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 124 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 100 (10.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 77 (7.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 76 (7.62%) NoSQL
7 76 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 73 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 66 (6.62%) MongoDB
10 44 (4.41%) MySQL
11 42 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 37 (3.71%) Power BI
12 37 (3.71%) Relational Database
13 32 (3.21%) Oracle Database
14 30 (3.01%) Big Data
15 28 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
16 20 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (1.71%) DTS
17 17 (1.71%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 111 (11.13%) Visual Studio
2 96 (9.63%) Git (software)
3 73 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (4.61%) Subversion
5 19 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 18 (1.81%) MSBuild
7 17 (1.71%) CruiseControl
8 13 (1.30%) SpecFlow
9 12 (1.20%) Selenium
10 11 (1.10%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.10%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.00%) Mercurial
11 10 (1.00%) NUnit
12 8 (0.80%) AppVeyor
12 8 (0.80%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.70%) MSTest
13 7 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
14 6 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
General
1 97 (9.73%) Finance
2 30 (3.01%) Retail
3 29 (2.91%) Advertising
4 20 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 14 (1.40%) Banking
5 14 (1.40%) Games
5 14 (1.40%) Legal
6 11 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.00%) Law
8 7 (0.70%) Marketing
8 7 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.60%) Publishing
10 5 (0.50%) Automotive
11 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.40%) Local Government
12 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.20%) Billing
12 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 597 (59.88%) Developer
2 332 (33.30%) .NET Developer
3 235 (23.57%) C# Developer
4 187 (18.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 150 (15.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 126 (12.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 86 (8.63%) DBA
8 84 (8.43%) SQL Developer
9 83 (8.32%) Analyst
9 83 (8.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 72 (7.22%) SQL DBA
11 67 (6.72%) Software Developer
12 57 (5.72%) Web Developer
13 56 (5.62%) Administrator
14 55 (5.52%) Senior Developer
15 53 (5.32%) .NET Software Developer
16 43 (4.31%) C# Software Developer
17 42 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 41 (4.11%) SQL Server DBA
19 39 (3.91%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 582 (58.38%) .NET
2 413 (41.42%) ASP.NET
3 256 (25.68%) HTML
4 250 (25.08%) CSS
5 223 (22.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 182 (18.25%) .NET Framework
7 132 (13.24%) AngularJS
8 116 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 109 (10.93%) jQuery
10 100 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 93 (9.33%) WCF
12 91 (9.13%) Entity Framework
12 91 (9.13%) Web Services
13 84 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 83 (8.32%) RESTful
15 82 (8.22%) HTML5
16 70 (7.02%) Node.js
17 69 (6.92%) XML
18 56 (5.62%) CSS3
19 53 (5.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 71 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (3.81%) Clustering
5 25 (2.51%) Fintech
6 21 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.60%) Data Centre
7 16 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.50%) NHS
9 14 (1.40%) iPad
10 13 (1.30%) Graphic Design
10 13 (1.30%) Replication
11 10 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.00%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.80%) Bitcoin
13 7 (0.70%) FlexPod
13 7 (0.70%) Life Science
13 7 (0.70%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
15 5 (0.50%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 189 (18.96%) Windows
2 75 (7.52%) Windows Server
3 40 (4.01%) Linux
4 26 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (2.31%) Unix
6 19 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.20%) Android
8 11 (1.10%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.80%) AIX
11 7 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) CentOS
13 1 (0.10%) Debian
13 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.10%) Solaris
13 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (32.00%) MVC
3 171 (17.15%) Business Intelligence
4 147 (14.74%) TDD
5 127 (12.74%) Scrum
6 110 (11.03%) Web Development
7 85 (8.53%) ETL
8 84 (8.43%) Web Application Development
9 83 (8.32%) BDD
10 80 (8.02%) Software Engineering
11 76 (7.62%) OO
12 74 (7.42%) ITIL
13 72 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
13 72 (7.22%) SDLC
14 67 (6.72%) CRM
15 57 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
16 54 (5.42%) Mentoring
17 42 (4.21%) SOLID
18 40 (4.01%) Kanban
19 39 (3.91%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 561 (56.27%) C#
2 470 (47.14%) SQL
3 270 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 212 (21.26%) T-SQL
5 102 (10.23%) VB.NET
6 79 (7.92%) VB
7 49 (4.91%) Ruby
8 34 (3.41%) Java
9 25 (2.51%) PowerShell
10 23 (2.31%) VBA
11 21 (2.11%) VB6
12 19 (1.91%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.50%) C++
14 14 (1.40%) PHP
15 12 (1.20%) Python
16 11 (1.10%) ES6
17 9 (0.90%) Perl
18 8 (0.80%) C
18 8 (0.80%) Go
18 8 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (13.84%) Degree
2 52 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.51%) MCSE
5 22 (2.21%) MCITP
6 16 (1.60%) CCNA
6 16 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.90%) MCSA
8 8 (0.80%) CCNP
9 7 (0.70%) CISSP
9 7 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (0.70%) Security+ Certification
10 6 (0.60%) PMP
11 5 (0.50%) ISEB
11 5 (0.50%) MCTS
11 5 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.40%) PhD
12 4 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.51%) QA
2 17 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.40%) SLA
4 13 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.80%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 44 (4.41%) Hyper-V
3 24 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.40%) Docker
4 14 (1.40%) vSphere
5 13 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.30%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.20%) Firmware
9 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.10%) NFS
10 1 (0.10%) Samba
10 1 (0.10%) Squid
10 1 (0.10%) Varnish
10 1 (0.10%) Xen
10 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (2.91%) SCCM
2 22 (2.21%) SCOM
3 12 (1.20%) Kibana
4 11 (1.10%) SCSM
5 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (0.80%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 8 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.80%) WSUS
7 7 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.70%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.50%) Puppet
9 4 (0.40%) Ansible
9 4 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.40%) logstash
9 4 (0.40%) Salt
9 4 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 357 (35.81%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.42%) Oracle
3 52 (5.22%) Cisco
4 41 (4.11%) VMware
5 37 (3.71%) NetApp
6 36 (3.61%) Tableau
7 30 (3.01%) SAP
8 28 (2.81%) HP
9 23 (2.31%) IBM
10 14 (1.40%) Citrix
10 14 (1.40%) Meraki
11 13 (1.30%) EMC
12 12 (1.20%) Dell
12 12 (1.20%) Google
12 12 (1.20%) SonicWALL
13 9 (0.90%) Adobe
13 9 (0.90%) Facebook
14 8 (0.80%) Sage
14 8 (0.80%) Veeam
14 8 (0.80%) Xamarin
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Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Skegness, Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brackley, Northamptonshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Spalding, Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits + bonus
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 25 Days holiday, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Nottinghamshire
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