Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 193 533 947
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.87% 13.66% 19.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.48% 44.23% 60.59%
Number of salaries quoted 206 492 890
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 529 1,205 1,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.03% 30.89% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 456 1,057 1,331
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,375 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire +15 78 £52,500 +16.67% 33
Northamptonshire +1 64 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Derbyshire -10 21 £40,000 +14.29% 12
Leicestershire -16 16 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Lincolnshire -5 6 £33,000 -12.00% 7
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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.

1 131 (67.88%) SQL
2 104 (53.89%) .NET
3 100 (51.81%) C#
3 100 (51.81%) Microsoft
4 74 (38.34%) Azure
5 67 (34.72%) T-SQL
6 61 (31.61%) JavaScript
7 59 (30.57%) CSS
7 59 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (29.53%) HTML
9 55 (28.50%) Oracle
10 54 (27.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 49 (25.39%) ASP.NET
12 46 (23.83%) MVC
12 46 (23.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 42 (21.76%) Git (software)
14 37 (19.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 36 (18.65%) Team Foundation Server
16 35 (18.13%) ASP.NET Web API
17 33 (17.10%) .NET Framework
18 32 (16.58%) PL/SQL
19 31 (16.06%) Web Development
19 31 (16.06%) AngularJS
20 30 (15.54%) HTML5
20 30 (15.54%) DevOps
20 30 (15.54%) jQuery
21 28 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
22 27 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
23 25 (12.95%) Microservices
23 25 (12.95%) React

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 12 (6.22%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.63%) CMS
3 6 (3.11%) IIS
4 5 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.55%) WordPress
6 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.04%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.52%) DNN
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.52%) SAS
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.52%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 74 (38.34%) Azure
2 19 (9.84%) Power Platform
3 18 (9.33%) AWS
4 10 (5.18%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (4.66%) GCP
6 6 (3.11%) npm
6 6 (3.11%) SaaS
7 3 (1.55%) Boomi
7 3 (1.55%) G Suite
7 3 (1.55%) iPaaS
7 3 (1.55%) Office 365
8 2 (1.04%) GitHub
8 2 (1.04%) PaaS
8 2 (1.04%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.59%) SAN
2 4 (2.07%) LAN
2 4 (2.07%) WAN
3 3 (1.55%) Firewall
3 3 (1.55%) NAS
4 2 (1.04%) Internet
5 1 (0.52%) MPLS
5 1 (0.52%) SSH
5 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 46 (23.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (19.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (12.44%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (8.81%) Power BI
6 16 (8.29%) MongoDB
7 14 (7.25%) Oracle Database
8 13 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (5.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 10 (5.18%) OLTP
9 10 (5.18%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.15%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (3.63%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (3.63%) Big Data
11 7 (3.63%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.63%) NoSQL
11 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (3.11%) OLAP
12 6 (3.11%) Redis
13 4 (2.07%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (21.76%) Git (software)
2 36 (18.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (10.36%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.18%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (3.11%) ER Studio
5 6 (3.11%) ERwin
5 6 (3.11%) Grunt
5 6 (3.11%) gulp
5 6 (3.11%) JIRA
5 6 (3.11%) jspm
5 6 (3.11%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (3.11%) PowerDesigner
5 6 (3.11%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 19 (9.84%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Retail
3 6 (3.11%) Back Office
3 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.55%) Legal
4 3 (1.55%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 111 (57.51%) Developer
2 36 (18.65%) Senior Developer
3 33 (17.10%) .NET Developer
4 31 (16.06%) Web Developer
5 23 (11.92%) C# Developer
6 20 (10.36%) Analyst
7 17 (8.81%) Senior Web Developer
7 17 (8.81%) Software Developer
8 15 (7.77%) DBA
9 13 (6.74%) Applications Support
10 12 (6.22%) Software Engineer
11 11 (5.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (4.66%) Analyst Developer
12 9 (4.66%) C# Software Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.66%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (4.15%) Applications Support Technician
13 8 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (4.15%) Data Engineer
13 8 (4.15%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (53.89%) .NET
2 59 (30.57%) CSS
3 57 (29.53%) HTML
4 49 (25.39%) ASP.NET
5 35 (18.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (17.10%) .NET Framework
7 31 (16.06%) AngularJS
8 30 (15.54%) HTML5
8 30 (15.54%) jQuery
9 25 (12.95%) React
10 24 (12.44%) CSS3
11 23 (11.92%) .NET Core
11 23 (11.92%) RESTful
12 22 (11.40%) WinForms
13 21 (10.88%) ASP.NET Core
14 20 (10.36%) Web Services
15 16 (8.29%) Entity Framework
16 15 (7.77%) React Native
16 15 (7.77%) WCF
17 13 (6.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.29%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.07%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.07%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.07%) Replication
4 4 (2.07%) User Experience
5 2 (1.04%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.04%) PlayStation
5 2 (1.04%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (1.04%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.52%) Clustering
6 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.52%) Podcast
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.84%) Windows
2 8 (4.15%) AIX
2 8 (4.15%) Unix
3 4 (2.07%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.04%) Linux
4 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (23.83%) MVC
3 31 (16.06%) Web Development
4 30 (15.54%) DevOps
5 28 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (12.95%) Microservices
7 22 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (9.84%) Scrum
8 19 (9.84%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.33%) SDLC
10 17 (8.81%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (8.29%) OO
11 16 (8.29%) SOLID
12 15 (7.77%) Data Analysis
13 14 (7.25%) Data Management
14 13 (6.74%) OOP
14 13 (6.74%) Requirements Gathering
15 12 (6.22%) ETL
15 12 (6.22%) Personalization
15 12 (6.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (67.88%) SQL
2 100 (51.81%) C#
3 67 (34.72%) T-SQL
4 61 (31.61%) JavaScript
5 32 (16.58%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.22%) TypeScript
7 11 (5.70%) Python
8 9 (4.66%) VB
9 8 (4.15%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.15%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 7 (3.63%) Java
11 5 (2.59%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.59%) VBA
12 3 (1.55%) Google Apps Script
13 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.04%) ES6
13 2 (1.04%) Ruby
14 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (7.77%) Degree
2 6 (3.11%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.52%) MCP
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.52%) OCP
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) GDPR
1 5 (2.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) IFRS
3 1 (0.52%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.11%) Docker
2 5 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.07%) MIIS
3 2 (1.04%) Ansible
3 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.04%) SCCM
3 2 (1.04%) Terraform
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 100 (51.81%) Microsoft
2 55 (28.50%) Oracle
3 9 (4.66%) Google
4 8 (4.15%) IBM
5 7 (3.63%) Teradata
5 7 (3.63%) VMware
6 4 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.07%) Telerik
7 3 (1.55%) Dell
8 2 (1.04%) Databricks
8 2 (1.04%) RedGate
8 2 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.52%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.52%) Capita
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco
9 1 (0.52%) Citrix
9 1 (0.52%) Sage
9 1 (0.52%) SAP
9 1 (0.52%) Sophos