Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 898 882 1,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.35% 16.95% 17.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.59% 54.41% 55.84%
Number of salaries quoted 792 745 1,037
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% -0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,507 1,621 2,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.48% 31.16% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,268 1,390 1,682
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,175 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +4 263 £40,000 +2.56% 56
Northamptonshire +4 239 £40,000 - 37
Nottinghamshire -3 231 £42,500 +3.03% 55
Derbyshire +2 118 £37,500 - 33
Lincolnshire +3 34 £35,000 - 15
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 524 (58.35%) .NET
2 506 (56.35%) C#
3 502 (55.90%) SQL
4 478 (53.23%) Microsoft
5 331 (36.86%) MVC
6 329 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
7 325 (36.19%) ASP.NET
8 307 (34.19%) JavaScript
9 282 (31.40%) HTML
10 274 (30.51%) CSS
11 199 (22.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 194 (21.60%) T-SQL
13 189 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 187 (20.82%) jQuery
15 177 (19.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 172 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
17 167 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 162 (18.04%) .NET Framework
18 162 (18.04%) ASP.NET Web API
19 157 (17.48%) Windows
20 135 (15.03%) AngularJS
21 133 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
22 120 (13.36%) Retail
23 119 (13.25%) Scrum
24 115 (12.81%) Finance
25 111 (12.36%) Web Services
26 105 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
27 103 (11.47%) Team Foundation Server
27 103 (11.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 101 (11.25%) Entity Framework

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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 67 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.90%) IIS
3 33 (3.67%) MS Exchange
4 25 (2.78%) SAS
5 23 (2.56%) Skype for Business
6 15 (1.67%) CMS
7 13 (1.45%) K2 blackpearl
8 10 (1.11%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.00%) Confluence
9 9 (1.00%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.67%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.67%) Oracle UPK
11 6 (0.67%) Sitefinity
11 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.56%) Site Server
13 4 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 36 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.89%) SPSS
3 11 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (3.67%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.33%) Movex
6 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.22%) Line 500
6 2 (0.22%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 199 (22.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (4.68%) Office 365
3 38 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (2.34%) SaaS
5 13 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (1.45%) GitHub
6 12 (1.34%) IaaS
7 11 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.78%) Serverless
9 6 (0.67%) Azure Functions
9 6 (0.67%) PaaS
10 5 (0.56%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.22%) Boomi
12 2 (0.22%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.23%) SAN
2 36 (4.01%) DNS
3 31 (3.45%) DHCP
4 29 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.23%) Firewall
6 18 (2.00%) VLAN
7 16 (1.78%) NAS
8 13 (1.45%) WAN
9 12 (1.34%) Internet
9 12 (1.34%) LAN
10 11 (1.22%) SMS
11 9 (1.00%) VoIP
11 9 (1.00%) VPN
12 6 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (0.67%) Skype
13 5 (0.56%) Wireless
14 4 (0.45%) IPsec
14 4 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 177 (19.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 105 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
4 103 (11.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 83 (9.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 82 (9.13%) Power BI
7 57 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 49 (5.46%) Relational Database
8 49 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 44 (4.90%) SQL Server 2014
10 40 (4.45%) NoSQL
11 30 (3.34%) MySQL
12 23 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (2.56%) MongoDB
13 22 (2.45%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (2.34%) Big Data
15 20 (2.23%) QlikView
16 18 (2.00%) SSDT
17 17 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 15 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 103 (11.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 95 (10.58%) Visual Studio
3 73 (8.13%) Git (software)
4 28 (3.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 22 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (2.23%) JIRA
7 12 (1.34%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.11%) NUnit
9 9 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.89%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.89%) Selenium
10 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.89%) Xcode
11 6 (0.67%) ReSharper
12 5 (0.56%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.56%) NeoLoad
12 5 (0.56%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.56%) Subversion
13 4 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 120 (13.36%) Retail
2 115 (12.81%) Finance
3 34 (3.79%) Automotive
4 25 (2.78%) Marketing
5 24 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.23%) Banking
7 15 (1.67%) Advertising
8 13 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.22%) Legal
10 10 (1.11%) Games
11 9 (1.00%) Law
12 5 (0.56%) Electronics
13 4 (0.45%) Back Office
14 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.22%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
15 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 592 (65.92%) Developer
2 276 (30.73%) .NET Developer
3 166 (18.49%) C# Developer
4 112 (12.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 109 (12.14%) Senior Developer
6 94 (10.47%) Software Developer
7 77 (8.57%) Analyst
8 74 (8.24%) SQL Developer
9 62 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 52 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
10 52 (5.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 46 (5.12%) Web Developer
12 45 (5.01%) .NET Software Developer
13 43 (4.79%) Administrator
14 42 (4.68%) DBA
15 41 (4.57%) C# Software Developer
16 39 (4.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 36 (4.01%) Software Engineer
18 31 (3.45%) Support Analyst
19 30 (3.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 524 (58.35%) .NET
2 325 (36.19%) ASP.NET
3 282 (31.40%) HTML
4 274 (30.51%) CSS
5 187 (20.82%) jQuery
6 167 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 162 (18.04%) .NET Framework
7 162 (18.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 135 (15.03%) AngularJS
9 111 (12.36%) Web Services
10 101 (11.25%) Entity Framework
11 93 (10.36%) WCF
12 92 (10.24%) HTML5
13 69 (7.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 64 (7.13%) .NET Core
15 57 (6.35%) RESTful
16 54 (6.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 53 (5.90%) CSS3
18 51 (5.68%) Ajax
19 47 (5.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 43 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (3.12%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.12%) EPoS
6 22 (2.45%) Driving Licence
7 20 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.12%) User Experience
9 15 (1.67%) BBC
9 15 (1.67%) Replication
9 15 (1.67%) Social Media
10 14 (1.56%) Fat Client
10 14 (1.56%) Thin Client
11 13 (1.45%) Clustering
11 13 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.22%) Fintech
12 11 (1.22%) Graphic Design
12 11 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 157 (17.48%) Windows
2 81 (9.02%) Windows Server
3 27 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (2.56%) Linux
4 23 (2.56%) Unix
5 19 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.12%) Windows 10
6 17 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.22%) Android
9 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Fedora
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (36.86%) MVC
2 329 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
4 133 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
5 119 (13.25%) Scrum
6 84 (9.35%) Web Development
7 78 (8.69%) Test Automation
8 76 (8.46%) TDD
9 73 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
10 62 (6.90%) Unit Testing
11 61 (6.79%) OO
11 61 (6.79%) Software Engineering
12 58 (6.46%) Analytics
13 53 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (5.90%) ITIL
14 52 (5.79%) ETL
15 49 (5.46%) DevOps
16 45 (5.01%) Web Application Development
17 44 (4.90%) Microservices
18 42 (4.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 506 (56.35%) C#
2 502 (55.90%) SQL
3 307 (34.19%) JavaScript
4 194 (21.60%) T-SQL
5 73 (8.13%) VB.NET
6 55 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 44 (4.90%) VB
8 24 (2.67%) Ruby
9 23 (2.56%) C++
9 23 (2.56%) VB6
10 20 (2.23%) Java
10 20 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 18 (2.00%) Python
11 18 (2.00%) VBA
11 18 (2.00%) VBScript
12 15 (1.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 10 (1.11%) X++
14 8 (0.89%) C
14 8 (0.89%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (6.68%) Degree
2 43 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.45%) DBS Check
5 20 (2.23%) MCP
6 18 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (2.00%) MCPD
7 17 (1.89%) BC Cleared
8 16 (1.78%) MCSE
9 9 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (0.89%) MCSA
11 7 (0.78%) CCNP
11 7 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.78%) VCP6
12 6 (0.67%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.67%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.33%) MCDBA
15 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.23%) SLA
2 17 (1.89%) QA
3 12 (1.34%) GDPR
4 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.33%) PMO
6 2 (0.22%) HL7
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 70 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 44 (4.90%) Hyper-V
3 41 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.34%) vSphere
5 18 (2.00%) Docker
6 13 (1.45%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.56%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.22%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.22%) Firmware
10 2 (0.22%) Snort
10 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.22%) XenServer
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (5.23%) SCCM
2 10 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (0.89%) SCOrch
4 7 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.67%) SCOM
6 5 (0.56%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.45%) Kibana
8 3 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.33%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.22%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.22%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.22%) Snorby
9 2 (0.22%) Suricata
9 2 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 478 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 71 (7.91%) Oracle
3 58 (6.46%) Google
4 50 (5.57%) VMware
5 39 (4.34%) Tableau
6 32 (3.56%) Xamarin
7 26 (2.90%) Cisco
8 25 (2.78%) Facebook
9 21 (2.34%) Twitter
10 16 (1.78%) SAP
11 15 (1.67%) Apple
11 15 (1.67%) Dell
11 15 (1.67%) Sony
11 15 (1.67%) Telerik
11 15 (1.67%) Yahoo!
12 14 (1.56%) McAfee
13 13 (1.45%) Infor
14 12 (1.34%) Adobe
15 11 (1.22%) Sophos
15 11 (1.22%) Veeam