Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 11 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,023 914 1,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.00% 17.28% 19.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.48% 55.49% 60.44%
Number of salaries quoted 907 804 1,104
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +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 1,664 1,647 2,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 34.16% 31.13% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,398 1,662
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,800 £61,625 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +6 308 £40,000 - 41
Northamptonshire +2 289 £42,500 - 47
Nottinghamshire +2 257 £42,500 -5.56% 51
Derbyshire -2 118 £37,000 -7.50% 24
Lincolnshire -2 35 £40,000 +6.67% 7
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 640 (62.56%) .NET
2 637 (62.27%) C#
3 582 (56.89%) SQL
4 519 (50.73%) Microsoft
5 425 (41.54%) MVC
6 420 (41.06%) ASP.NET
7 376 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
8 348 (34.02%) HTML
9 339 (33.14%) CSS
10 330 (32.26%) JavaScript
11 248 (24.24%) jQuery
12 244 (23.85%) Microsoft Azure
13 229 (22.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 222 (21.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 216 (21.11%) T-SQL
16 207 (20.23%) .NET Framework
17 202 (19.75%) ASP.NET Web API
18 190 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
19 184 (17.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 162 (15.84%) Windows
21 155 (15.15%) Entity Framework
22 152 (14.86%) AngularJS
23 131 (12.81%) Web Services
24 129 (12.61%) WCF
25 128 (12.51%) Finance
26 120 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
27 118 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
28 117 (11.44%) SQL Server 2016
29 116 (11.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
30 114 (11.14%) Scrum

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 79 (7.72%) SharePoint
2 48 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 28 (2.74%) IIS
4 26 (2.54%) Confluence
5 22 (2.15%) K2 blackpearl
6 21 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
7 20 (1.96%) SAS
8 18 (1.76%) CMS
9 17 (1.66%) Skype for Business
10 14 (1.37%) Apache Spark
11 12 (1.17%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.68%) Apache
13 7 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.49%) NServiceBus
15 5 (0.49%) Site Server
15 5 (0.49%) Sitefinity
16 4 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.37%) SPSS
4 4 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (2.64%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.49%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics SL
5 2 (0.20%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 2 (0.20%) Line 500
5 2 (0.20%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.20%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.098%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.098%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.098%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.098%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.098%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 244 (23.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (4.30%) Office 365
4 24 (2.35%) GitHub
5 17 (1.66%) SaaS
6 14 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
9 9 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.59%) IaaS
11 6 (0.59%) Serverless
12 5 (0.49%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.49%) Sage Pay
13 4 (0.39%) Azure Functions
14 3 (0.29%) PaaS
15 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.67%) DNS
2 52 (5.08%) DHCP
3 35 (3.42%) SAN
4 34 (3.32%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.35%) Firewall
6 21 (2.05%) VLAN
6 21 (2.05%) WAN
7 20 (1.96%) LAN
8 17 (1.66%) Internet
9 13 (1.27%) VoIP
10 12 (1.17%) NAS
10 12 (1.17%) SMS
11 11 (1.08%) VPN
12 10 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (0.59%) SSL
14 5 (0.49%) Hyperconnected
14 5 (0.49%) IPsec
14 5 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.49%) Wireless
14 5 (0.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (22.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 184 (17.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 117 (11.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 111 (10.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 102 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
6 93 (9.09%) Power BI
7 59 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 55 (5.38%) NoSQL
9 46 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 44 (4.30%) Relational Database
11 42 (4.11%) MySQL
11 42 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
12 38 (3.71%) MongoDB
13 27 (2.64%) Big Data
13 27 (2.64%) SSDT
14 22 (2.15%) Hadoop
14 22 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 22 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
15 18 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 120 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 80 (7.82%) Visual Studio
3 77 (7.53%) Git (software)
4 61 (5.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 41 (4.01%) JIRA
6 33 (3.23%) Bitbucket
7 30 (2.93%) TeamCity
8 26 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (1.96%) Jenkins
10 19 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (1.37%) Moq
12 13 (1.27%) NUnit
13 10 (0.98%) Selenium
13 10 (0.98%) Subversion
14 8 (0.78%) JUnit
14 8 (0.78%) Xcode
15 7 (0.68%) LoadRunner
15 7 (0.68%) NeoLoad
15 7 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 6 (0.59%) ReSharper
General
1 128 (12.51%) Finance
2 94 (9.19%) Retail
3 44 (4.30%) Automotive
4 32 (3.13%) Marketing
5 28 (2.74%) Advertising
6 27 (2.64%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.96%) Banking
7 20 (1.96%) Legal
8 17 (1.66%) Law
9 16 (1.56%) Games
10 12 (1.17%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.88%) Electronics
12 5 (0.49%) Back Office
13 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.20%) Publishing
15 1 (0.098%) Billing
15 1 (0.098%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.098%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.098%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 664 (64.91%) Developer
2 379 (37.05%) .NET Developer
3 178 (17.40%) C# Developer
4 135 (13.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 111 (10.85%) Senior Developer
6 93 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 84 (8.21%) SQL Developer
8 78 (7.62%) Analyst
9 70 (6.84%) ASP.NET Developer
10 63 (6.16%) .NET Software Developer
10 63 (6.16%) DBA
11 62 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 60 (5.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 53 (5.18%) Administrator
14 50 (4.89%) SQL DBA
15 47 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 41 (4.01%) C# Software Developer
17 39 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 37 (3.62%) SQL Server Developer
18 37 (3.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 640 (62.56%) .NET
2 420 (41.06%) ASP.NET
3 348 (34.02%) HTML
4 339 (33.14%) CSS
5 248 (24.24%) jQuery
6 222 (21.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 207 (20.23%) .NET Framework
8 202 (19.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 155 (15.15%) Entity Framework
10 152 (14.86%) AngularJS
11 131 (12.81%) Web Services
12 129 (12.61%) WCF
13 116 (11.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 92 (8.99%) HTML5
15 78 (7.62%) RESTful
16 72 (7.04%) Ajax
17 70 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 59 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 57 (5.57%) .NET Core
20 56 (5.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (4.99%) Mobile App
4 36 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.64%) User Experience
7 25 (2.44%) Replication
8 23 (2.25%) Clustering
9 20 (1.96%) Driving Licence
10 18 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.66%) Fintech
12 14 (1.37%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.37%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.27%) Fat Client
13 13 (1.27%) Thin Client
14 11 (1.08%) BBC
14 11 (1.08%) Social Media
15 9 (0.88%) EPoS
15 9 (0.88%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 162 (15.84%) Windows
2 77 (7.53%) Windows Server
3 34 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 23 (2.25%) Windows 10
6 22 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 21 (2.05%) Linux
8 18 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (1.56%) Android
10 13 (1.27%) Unix
11 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.29%) Debian
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.20%) Fedora
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (41.54%) MVC
2 376 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
4 118 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
5 114 (11.14%) Scrum
6 105 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
7 102 (9.97%) Test Automation
8 96 (9.38%) TDD
9 88 (8.60%) Unit Testing
10 83 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
11 75 (7.33%) Web Development
12 68 (6.65%) Web Application Development
13 65 (6.35%) OO
14 61 (5.96%) BDD
15 59 (5.77%) ITIL
16 58 (5.67%) Software Engineering
17 52 (5.08%) Microservices
18 51 (4.99%) ETL
19 48 (4.69%) Analytics
19 48 (4.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 637 (62.27%) C#
2 582 (56.89%) SQL
3 330 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 216 (21.11%) T-SQL
5 95 (9.29%) VB.NET
6 76 (7.43%) PowerShell
7 48 (4.69%) VB
8 41 (4.01%) Ruby
9 32 (3.13%) Java
10 24 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 22 (2.15%) C++
11 22 (2.15%) Python
12 18 (1.76%) VBA
13 16 (1.56%) VBScript
14 15 (1.47%) X++
15 13 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 11 (1.08%) PHP
16 11 (1.08%) VB6
17 10 (0.98%) C
18 8 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (7.33%) Degree
2 44 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.74%) MCP
5 27 (2.64%) MCPD
6 26 (2.54%) DBS Check
7 20 (1.96%) BC Cleared
8 13 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (0.88%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.78%) MCSE
11 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.49%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.49%) MCSA
12 3 (0.29%) MCITP
12 3 (0.29%) MCTS
13 2 (0.20%) HNC
13 2 (0.20%) HND
14 1 (0.098%) MBCS
14 1 (0.098%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.74%) SLA
2 15 (1.47%) GDPR
3 12 (1.17%) QA
4 8 (0.78%) PMO
5 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.29%) TickIT
System Software
1 86 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 54 (5.28%) Hyper-V
3 43 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (2.64%) Docker
5 13 (1.27%) Terminal Services
6 12 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.88%) ISA Server
7 9 (0.88%) vSphere
8 8 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.68%) Firmware
10 5 (0.49%) Snort
11 4 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.29%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.29%) XenApp
12 3 (0.29%) XenServer
13 1 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 56 (5.47%) SCCM
2 20 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 17 (1.66%) SCOM
4 11 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 8 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (0.68%) Terraform
7 5 (0.49%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.49%) Kibana
7 5 (0.49%) Snorby
7 5 (0.49%) Suricata
8 4 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.29%) Ansible
9 3 (0.29%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.29%) Puppet
9 3 (0.29%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.29%) WSUS
10 2 (0.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 519 (50.73%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.92%) Google
3 67 (6.55%) Oracle
4 48 (4.69%) VMware
5 38 (3.71%) Xamarin
6 33 (3.23%) Tableau
7 29 (2.83%) Cisco
8 28 (2.74%) Dell
9 26 (2.54%) SAP
10 25 (2.44%) Facebook
11 21 (2.05%) Twitter
12 16 (1.56%) Veeam
13 15 (1.47%) McAfee
14 13 (1.27%) HP
15 12 (1.17%) Symantec
16 11 (1.08%) Acronis
16 11 (1.08%) Apple
16 11 (1.08%) Sony
16 11 (1.08%) Yahoo!
17 10 (0.98%) SolarWinds