Period
to 16 July 2019

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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 619 1,090 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.13% 21.16% 16.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.47% 60.93% 53.97%
Number of salaries quoted 529 966 822
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £58,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,277 1,789 1,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.21% 34.72% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,040 1,554 1,434
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019. 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 -6 181 £40,000 - 38
Northamptonshire +1 178 £44,500 +5.95% 42
Nottinghamshire -8 147 £44,500 +4.71% 47
Derbyshire -3 85 £35,000 - 38
Lincolnshire +1 26 £38,750 -3.13% 27
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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.

1 308 (49.76%) .NET
2 304 (49.11%) SQL
3 295 (47.66%) C#
4 278 (44.91%) Microsoft
5 219 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
6 199 (32.15%) JavaScript
7 157 (25.36%) HTML
8 153 (24.72%) ASP.NET
9 151 (24.39%) MVC
10 150 (24.23%) Windows
11 147 (23.75%) CSS
12 127 (20.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 115 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 114 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
15 107 (17.29%) T-SQL
16 103 (16.64%) .NET Framework
17 93 (15.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 89 (14.38%) Scrum
19 86 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
19 86 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
20 85 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
21 84 (13.57%) Retail
22 82 (13.25%) Oracle
22 82 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
23 75 (12.12%) Windows Server
24 74 (11.95%) AngularJS
25 73 (11.79%) ASP.NET Web API
26 71 (11.47%) Finance
27 65 (10.50%) Git (software)
27 65 (10.50%) Analytical Skills

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 49 (7.92%) SharePoint
2 42 (6.79%) MS Exchange
3 31 (5.01%) Skype for Business
4 24 (3.88%) IIS
5 8 (1.29%) CMS
5 8 (1.29%) NServiceBus
6 7 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.13%) JBoss
6 7 (1.13%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.81%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.48%) Apache
9 3 (0.48%) Appian
9 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.48%) SAS
9 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.32%) DNN
10 2 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 35 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 35 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.13%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.65%) Movex
4 4 (0.65%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.32%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 115 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (9.21%) Power Platform
3 41 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.39%) Office 365
5 12 (1.94%) SaaS
6 8 (1.29%) NuGet
7 6 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.65%) IaaS
10 3 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.48%) PaaS
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.32%) Boomi
11 2 (0.32%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.24%) SAN
2 33 (5.33%) NAS
3 25 (4.04%) DNS
4 23 (3.72%) DHCP
5 18 (2.91%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (1.62%) LAN
8 8 (1.29%) Firewall
9 7 (1.13%) WAN
10 6 (0.97%) Internet
11 5 (0.81%) SMS
12 3 (0.48%) ADSL
12 3 (0.48%) Skype
12 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.32%) Intranet
13 2 (0.32%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.32%) MPLS
13 2 (0.32%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (20.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 93 (15.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 86 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
4 85 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 57 (9.21%) Power BI
6 53 (8.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 40 (6.46%) Relational Database
9 33 (5.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 23 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (3.55%) MySQL
12 16 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (2.42%) SQL Server 2017
14 14 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (2.10%) OLAP
16 12 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (1.94%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 86 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (10.50%) Git (software)
3 59 (9.53%) Visual Studio
4 25 (4.04%) TeamCity
5 24 (3.88%) Jenkins
6 18 (2.91%) Selenium
7 15 (2.42%) Subversion
8 14 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (2.10%) JIRA
10 11 (1.78%) Visual Studio Code
11 8 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.81%) git-flow
13 4 (0.65%) eggPlant
13 4 (0.65%) GitLab
13 4 (0.65%) webpack
14 3 (0.48%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 2 (0.32%) Balsamiq
15 2 (0.32%) Hudson
15 2 (0.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 84 (13.57%) Retail
2 71 (11.47%) Finance
3 37 (5.98%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.10%) Games
4 13 (2.10%) Marketing
5 11 (1.78%) Aerospace
5 11 (1.78%) Publishing
6 9 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.13%) Banking
8 6 (0.97%) Billing
9 4 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.16%) French Language
10 1 (0.16%) German Language
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.16%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 355 (57.35%) Developer
2 132 (21.32%) .NET Developer
3 83 (13.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 78 (12.60%) C# Developer
5 73 (11.79%) Analyst
6 66 (10.66%) Senior Developer
7 56 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 53 (8.56%) Software Developer
9 37 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (4.52%) SQL Developer
10 28 (4.52%) Support Analyst
10 28 (4.52%) Web Developer
11 27 (4.36%) .NET Software Developer
11 27 (4.36%) Administrator
11 27 (4.36%) Junior
12 23 (3.72%) Applications Support
12 23 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 23 (3.72%) Junior Developer
13 22 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
13 22 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (49.76%) .NET
2 157 (25.36%) HTML
3 153 (24.72%) ASP.NET
4 147 (23.75%) CSS
5 103 (16.64%) .NET Framework
6 74 (11.95%) AngularJS
7 73 (11.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 60 (9.69%) React
9 59 (9.53%) jQuery
10 57 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (7.75%) .NET Core
12 44 (7.11%) Web Services
12 44 (7.11%) XML
13 35 (5.65%) HTML5
13 35 (5.65%) WinForms
14 34 (5.49%) REST
15 33 (5.33%) CSS3
16 29 (4.68%) Entity Framework
17 27 (4.36%) WPF
18 26 (4.20%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (9.69%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (6.30%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (5.17%) NHS
5 29 (4.68%) EPoS
6 28 (4.52%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.07%) Fat Client
7 19 (3.07%) Thin Client
8 12 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.62%) Robotics
11 9 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.29%) User Experience
13 7 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.65%) Clustering
14 4 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.65%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.65%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 150 (24.23%) Windows
2 75 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 39 (6.30%) Linux
4 30 (4.85%) Windows 10
5 16 (2.58%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.78%) Unix
7 6 (0.97%) Android
7 6 (0.97%) CentOS
7 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (24.39%) MVC
3 114 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 89 (14.38%) Scrum
5 82 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (8.72%) DevOps
7 46 (7.43%) Web Development
8 44 (7.11%) Project Management
9 42 (6.79%) Visualisation
10 41 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 41 (6.62%) Mentoring
11 39 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (6.14%) Test Automation
13 35 (5.65%) ETL
14 34 (5.49%) Unit Testing
15 33 (5.33%) ITIL
15 33 (5.33%) TDD
15 33 (5.33%) Time Management
16 30 (4.85%) Dimensional Modelling
16 30 (4.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 304 (49.11%) SQL
2 295 (47.66%) C#
3 199 (32.15%) JavaScript
4 107 (17.29%) T-SQL
5 39 (6.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 31 (5.01%) VB.NET
7 29 (4.68%) PowerShell
8 22 (3.55%) PL/SQL
9 19 (3.07%) Python
10 18 (2.91%) Java
11 17 (2.75%) TypeScript
11 17 (2.75%) VB
12 14 (2.26%) PHP
13 13 (2.10%) VBA
14 10 (1.62%) R
15 6 (0.97%) VBScript
16 5 (0.81%) XAML
17 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.65%) Delphi
17 4 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (7.43%) Degree
2 23 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.97%) ISEB
4 6 (0.97%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.81%) CCNA
5 5 (0.81%) CCNP
5 5 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.81%) DBS Check
5 5 (0.81%) MCSE
5 5 (0.81%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.81%) PMP
5 5 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.65%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.48%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.48%) MCSA
8 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.32%) VCP6
8 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.79%) QA
2 14 (2.26%) SLA
3 12 (1.94%) GDPR
4 11 (1.78%) PMO
5 7 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.65%) HL7
7 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.16%) IFRS
8 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 60 (9.69%) Active Directory
2 50 (8.08%) Hyper-V
3 23 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.55%) Docker
5 18 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.10%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.65%) XenApp
8 3 (0.48%) vSphere
9 2 (0.32%) Firmware
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (7.92%) SCCM
2 17 (2.75%) Terraform
3 12 (1.94%) Puppet
4 11 (1.78%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.29%) Ansible
5 8 (1.29%) SCOM
6 7 (1.13%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.81%) Control-M
9 3 (0.48%) Nagios
10 2 (0.32%) Icinga
10 2 (0.32%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.32%) vMotion
10 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 278 (44.91%) Microsoft
2 82 (13.25%) Oracle
3 33 (5.33%) VMware
4 23 (3.72%) SAP
5 15 (2.42%) Dell
6 13 (2.10%) Cisco
6 13 (2.10%) Tableau
7 11 (1.78%) Citrix
8 9 (1.45%) SaltStack
9 8 (1.29%) Google
10 6 (0.97%) Dynatrace
10 6 (0.97%) IBM
10 6 (0.97%) JD Edwards
10 6 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.81%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (0.81%) Juniper
11 5 (0.81%) Telerik
12 4 (0.65%) HP
12 4 (0.65%) Infor
12 4 (0.65%) NetApp