Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 906 1151 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.24% 17.63% 19.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.11% 55.90% 54.93%
Number of salaries quoted 767 1038 1307
East Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1644 2059 2598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.29% 31.55% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1680 2136
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,533 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £62,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -1 320 £40,000 - 25
Leicestershire -3 197 £37,500 -5.06% 37
Northamptonshire -4 154 £40,000 - 18
Derbyshire -1 153 £37,500 - 19
Lincolnshire +3 62 £35,000 -12.50% 5
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 604 (66.67%) .NET
2 593 (65.45%) C#
3 468 (51.66%) ASP.NET
4 439 (48.45%) MVC
5 401 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
6 369 (40.73%) SQL
7 349 (38.52%) JavaScript
8 345 (38.08%) HTML
9 343 (37.86%) CSS
10 329 (36.31%) Microsoft
11 257 (28.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 225 (24.83%) jQuery
13 220 (24.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 203 (22.41%) .NET Framework
14 203 (22.41%) TDD
15 174 (19.21%) WCF
15 174 (19.21%) AngularJS
16 171 (18.87%) Entity Framework
17 169 (18.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 167 (18.43%) SQL Server 2016
19 160 (17.66%) Web Application Development
20 150 (16.56%) RESTful
20 150 (16.56%) Windows
21 141 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
22 136 (15.01%) Web Services
23 134 (14.79%) HTML5
24 121 (13.36%) Git (software)
25 118 (13.02%) BDD
25 118 (13.02%) T-SQL
26 115 (12.69%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 74 (8.17%) IIS
2 52 (5.74%) BizTalk Server
3 39 (4.30%) SharePoint
4 30 (3.31%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.43%) Hyperledger
5 13 (1.43%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.32%) Apache
6 12 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.10%) CMS
7 10 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.10%) JBoss
8 9 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.77%) Ethereum
9 7 (0.77%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.44%) SAS
12 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.33%) DNN
Applications
1 25 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 25 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (3.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.66%) Bond Adapt
6 5 (0.55%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.33%) Maximo
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 141 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.10%) Office 365
4 15 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (1.55%) Google Play
6 13 (1.43%) SaaS
7 5 (0.55%) Asana
8 4 (0.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 4 (0.44%) npm
9 3 (0.33%) GitHub
9 3 (0.33%) Sage Pay
10 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.08%) Internet
2 35 (3.86%) DNS
3 29 (3.20%) SAN
4 25 (2.76%) DHCP
5 23 (2.54%) LAN
6 22 (2.43%) WAN
7 20 (2.21%) Firewall
8 15 (1.66%) NAS
8 15 (1.66%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.10%) Wireless
10 9 (0.99%) SMS
11 8 (0.88%) MPLS
12 7 (0.77%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.44%) Extranet
13 4 (0.44%) Intranet
13 4 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.44%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.44%) VPN
14 3 (0.33%) VLAN
15 2 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (18.43%) SQL Server 2016
2 108 (11.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 101 (11.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 97 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 91 (10.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 64 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 60 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
8 56 (6.18%) MySQL
9 51 (5.63%) MongoDB
10 46 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 33 (3.64%) RavenDB
12 31 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (2.98%) Power BI
14 25 (2.76%) Relational Database
15 22 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (1.66%) Oracle Database
18 14 (1.55%) QlikView
19 12 (1.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 12 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 121 (13.36%) Git (software)
2 75 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (7.28%) Visual Studio
4 29 (3.20%) Jenkins
5 26 (2.87%) JIRA
5 26 (2.87%) Selenium
6 22 (2.43%) NUnit
7 14 (1.55%) Subversion
7 14 (1.55%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.21%) Moq
9 8 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.77%) CruiseControl
10 7 (0.77%) Grunt
10 7 (0.77%) NuGet
11 6 (0.66%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.66%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.66%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.66%) MSTest
11 6 (0.66%) T4 Templates
11 6 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (8.17%) Finance
2 53 (5.85%) Advertising
3 46 (5.08%) Retail
4 26 (2.87%) Games
5 16 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 9 (0.99%) Law
7 8 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.77%) Local Government
8 7 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.66%) Banking
10 5 (0.55%) Back Office
10 5 (0.55%) Marketing
11 2 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 595 (65.67%) Developer
2 411 (45.36%) .NET Developer
3 145 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 115 (12.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 86 (9.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 82 (9.05%) Senior Developer
6 82 (9.05%) Software Developer
7 76 (8.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 71 (7.84%) Applications Support
9 68 (7.51%) Analyst
10 55 (6.07%) SQL Developer
11 48 (5.30%) Web Developer
12 47 (5.19%) Support Analyst
13 46 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
14 43 (4.75%) Support Engineer
15 39 (4.30%) DBA
16 36 (3.97%) .NET Software Developer
17 33 (3.64%) SQL DBA
18 31 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
19 30 (3.31%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (66.67%) .NET
2 468 (51.66%) ASP.NET
3 345 (38.08%) HTML
4 343 (37.86%) CSS
5 257 (28.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 225 (24.83%) jQuery
7 220 (24.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 203 (22.41%) .NET Framework
9 174 (19.21%) AngularJS
9 174 (19.21%) WCF
10 171 (18.87%) Entity Framework
11 169 (18.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 150 (16.56%) RESTful
13 136 (15.01%) Web Services
14 134 (14.79%) HTML5
15 115 (12.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 113 (12.47%) Node.js
17 104 (11.48%) CSS3
18 98 (10.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 61 (6.73%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.83%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.08%) Fintech
4 37 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.97%) Clustering
6 34 (3.75%) User Experience
7 30 (3.31%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.32%) Replication
9 14 (1.55%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.55%) iPhone
10 9 (0.99%) W3C
11 8 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.66%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.66%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.66%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.66%) Social Network
12 6 (0.66%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 150 (16.56%) Windows
2 77 (8.50%) Windows Server
3 49 (5.41%) Linux
4 41 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (3.97%) Windows 7
6 27 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (2.65%) Android
8 15 (1.66%) Windows 8
9 13 (1.43%) Unix
10 12 (1.32%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.99%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.33%) CentOS
13 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.22%) AIX
14 2 (0.22%) Solaris
14 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.11%) Fedora
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (48.45%) MVC
2 401 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (22.41%) TDD
4 160 (17.66%) Web Application Development
5 118 (13.02%) BDD
6 104 (11.48%) Web Development
7 97 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 95 (10.49%) Scrum
9 77 (8.50%) OO
10 74 (8.17%) ITIL
10 74 (8.17%) Unit Testing
11 72 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (5.63%) SDLC
13 45 (4.97%) SOA
14 41 (4.53%) Mentoring
15 39 (4.30%) Problem Management
16 38 (4.19%) Document Management
17 36 (3.97%) Wealth Management
18 35 (3.86%) Software Engineering
19 34 (3.75%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 593 (65.45%) C#
2 369 (40.73%) SQL
3 349 (38.52%) JavaScript
4 118 (13.02%) T-SQL
5 79 (8.72%) Ruby
6 57 (6.29%) VB.NET
7 45 (4.97%) VB
8 30 (3.31%) Java
9 26 (2.87%) PowerShell
9 26 (2.87%) TypeScript
10 22 (2.43%) PHP
11 21 (2.32%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.21%) VBScript
13 18 (1.99%) C
14 14 (1.55%) Python
15 10 (1.10%) X++
16 9 (0.99%) Bourne shell
16 9 (0.99%) VB6
17 7 (0.77%) Perl
18 6 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (6.95%) Degree
2 60 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 59 (6.51%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.88%) CCNA
6 17 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.55%) MCSE
8 12 (1.32%) MCP
9 9 (0.99%) MCITP
10 6 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.55%) MCSA
12 3 (0.33%) HND
12 3 (0.33%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.33%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.22%) CCNP
13 2 (0.22%) CISSP
13 2 (0.22%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.22%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.86%) SLA
2 10 (1.10%) QA
3 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 68 (7.51%) Active Directory
2 46 (5.08%) Hyper-V
3 25 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.88%) Docker
5 14 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.32%) vSphere
7 9 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.77%) vCloud
9 7 (0.77%) Xen
9 7 (0.77%) XenApp
9 7 (0.77%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.66%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.22%) Firmware
13 2 (0.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 23 (2.54%) SCCM
2 12 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (1.21%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (1.10%) Data Guard
4 10 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.77%) ThinApp
7 5 (0.55%) Kibana
8 4 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.33%) Puppet
9 3 (0.33%) WSUS
10 2 (0.22%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.22%) Salt
10 2 (0.22%) Snorby
10 2 (0.22%) Suricata
10 2 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 329 (36.31%) Microsoft
2 94 (10.38%) Oracle
3 65 (7.17%) Google
4 52 (5.74%) Facebook
5 49 (5.41%) VMware
6 34 (3.75%) Sitecore
7 31 (3.42%) Cisco
8 28 (3.09%) Remedy
9 20 (2.21%) Citrix
9 20 (2.21%) Twitter
10 17 (1.88%) SAP
11 16 (1.77%) NetApp
11 16 (1.77%) Xamarin
12 15 (1.66%) HP
13 13 (1.43%) DevExpress
13 13 (1.43%) IBM
13 13 (1.43%) JD Edwards
14 11 (1.21%) BMC
14 11 (1.21%) Nimsoft
15 10 (1.10%) Symantec