Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 819 1164 1426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.31% 17.83% 19.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.25% 57.09% 55.40%
Number of salaries quoted 703 1030 1314
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,900 £25,500 £22,075
90th Percentile £58,750 £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 1538 2039 2574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 30.63% 31.23% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1636 2134
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -1 314 £42,500 - 37
Northamptonshire -2 150 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Derbyshire +1 148 £37,500 - 14
Leicestershire -8 138 £40,000 +6.67% 33
Lincolnshire -2 50 £35,000 -12.50% 7
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 529 (64.59%) .NET
2 516 (63.00%) C#
3 392 (47.86%) ASP.NET
4 361 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
5 354 (43.22%) MVC
6 329 (40.17%) SQL
7 311 (37.97%) Microsoft
8 282 (34.43%) JavaScript
9 275 (33.58%) CSS
10 273 (33.33%) HTML
11 241 (29.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 192 (23.44%) TDD
13 181 (22.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 167 (20.39%) jQuery
15 166 (20.27%) AngularJS
16 162 (19.78%) .NET Framework
17 157 (19.17%) WCF
18 154 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 149 (18.19%) SQL Server 2016
20 144 (17.58%) Windows
21 142 (17.34%) Web Application Development
22 129 (15.75%) Web Services
23 122 (14.90%) RESTful
24 121 (14.77%) Entity Framework
25 116 (14.16%) Git (software)
26 114 (13.92%) HTML5
27 112 (13.68%) T-SQL
28 109 (13.31%) Node.js
29 108 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 108 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 62 (7.57%) IIS
2 45 (5.49%) BizTalk Server
3 44 (5.37%) SharePoint
4 34 (4.15%) MS Exchange
5 16 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (1.95%) Hyperledger
6 13 (1.59%) Apache
6 13 (1.59%) CMS
6 13 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.47%) JBoss
7 12 (1.47%) Umbraco
8 11 (1.34%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.98%) Ethereum
9 8 (0.98%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.61%) DNN
12 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 28 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.73%) Bond Adapt
6 3 (0.37%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.24%) Maximo
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 97 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.20%) Google Play
4 16 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (1.83%) Office 365
6 12 (1.47%) SaaS
7 5 (0.61%) Asana
7 5 (0.61%) npm
8 4 (0.49%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 3 (0.37%) Boomi
9 3 (0.37%) GitHub
10 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.12%) IaaS
11 1 (0.12%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.64%) Internet
2 35 (4.27%) SAN
3 27 (3.30%) DNS
4 22 (2.69%) LAN
5 21 (2.56%) WAN
6 20 (2.44%) Firewall
7 18 (2.20%) DHCP
8 14 (1.71%) NAS
9 11 (1.34%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.34%) Wireless
10 8 (0.98%) MPLS
11 7 (0.85%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.61%) SMS
13 4 (0.49%) Extranet
13 4 (0.49%) Intranet
13 4 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.49%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.37%) VLAN
14 3 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (18.19%) SQL Server 2016
2 108 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 108 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 83 (10.13%) NoSQL
4 70 (8.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 65 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
6 64 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (6.47%) MongoDB
9 52 (6.35%) MySQL
10 41 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 34 (4.15%) Power BI
12 30 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (3.42%) RavenDB
14 27 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (2.56%) Relational Database
16 17 (2.08%) QlikView
17 15 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
18 13 (1.59%) Big Data
18 13 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 116 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 67 (8.18%) Visual Studio
3 64 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (3.66%) JIRA
5 22 (2.69%) Jenkins
6 21 (2.56%) NUnit
7 20 (2.44%) Selenium
8 14 (1.71%) Subversion
9 11 (1.34%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.10%) MSBuild
11 8 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.98%) MSTest
11 8 (0.98%) NuGet
11 8 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.85%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.85%) CruiseControl
12 7 (0.85%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.73%) Grunt
13 6 (0.73%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.61%) T4 Templates
General
1 75 (9.16%) Finance
2 49 (5.98%) Advertising
3 31 (3.79%) Games
4 24 (2.93%) Retail
5 16 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.47%) Law
7 7 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.73%) Banking
9 5 (0.61%) Legal
9 5 (0.61%) Local Government
9 5 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.49%) Back Office
11 2 (0.24%) Marketing
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 528 (64.47%) Developer
2 340 (41.51%) .NET Developer
3 147 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 117 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 91 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 80 (9.77%) Software Developer
7 77 (9.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 72 (8.79%) Senior Developer
9 60 (7.33%) Analyst
10 54 (6.59%) SQL Developer
11 53 (6.47%) Applications Support
12 44 (5.37%) Web Developer
13 35 (4.27%) DBA
14 34 (4.15%) C# Software Developer
15 33 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 33 (4.03%) Support Analyst
16 31 (3.79%) .NET Software Developer
16 31 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
17 29 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 29 (3.54%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (64.59%) .NET
2 392 (47.86%) ASP.NET
3 275 (33.58%) CSS
4 273 (33.33%) HTML
5 241 (29.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 181 (22.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 167 (20.39%) jQuery
8 166 (20.27%) AngularJS
9 162 (19.78%) .NET Framework
10 157 (19.17%) WCF
11 154 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 129 (15.75%) Web Services
13 122 (14.90%) RESTful
14 121 (14.77%) Entity Framework
15 114 (13.92%) HTML5
16 109 (13.31%) Node.js
17 90 (10.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 87 (10.62%) CSS3
19 61 (7.45%) KnockoutJS
20 59 (7.20%) React
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (7.08%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (5.37%) Fintech
5 39 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 31 (3.79%) Clustering
7 28 (3.42%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.32%) User Experience
9 18 (2.20%) iPhone
10 16 (1.95%) Data Centre
10 16 (1.95%) Replication
11 8 (0.98%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.85%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.85%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.85%) W3C
13 6 (0.73%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.61%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.61%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.61%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 144 (17.58%) Windows
2 68 (8.30%) Windows Server
3 44 (5.37%) Linux
4 33 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (2.69%) Android
7 21 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.10%) Unix
8 9 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.37%) CentOS
12 2 (0.24%) AIX
12 2 (0.24%) Solaris
12 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (43.22%) MVC
3 192 (23.44%) TDD
4 142 (17.34%) Web Application Development
5 106 (12.94%) Web Development
6 104 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
6 104 (12.70%) Scrum
7 102 (12.45%) BDD
8 70 (8.55%) OO
9 64 (7.81%) ITIL
10 60 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
11 59 (7.20%) Unit Testing
12 53 (6.47%) SDLC
13 45 (5.49%) Mentoring
14 35 (4.27%) Software Engineering
15 34 (4.15%) SOA
16 33 (4.03%) Analytics
17 31 (3.79%) Problem Management
17 31 (3.79%) Wealth Management
18 29 (3.54%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 516 (63.00%) C#
2 329 (40.17%) SQL
3 282 (34.43%) JavaScript
4 112 (13.68%) T-SQL
5 70 (8.55%) Ruby
6 43 (5.25%) VB
7 41 (5.01%) VB.NET
8 34 (4.15%) PowerShell
9 26 (3.17%) TypeScript
10 25 (3.05%) Java
11 22 (2.69%) PHP
12 21 (2.56%) VBScript
13 14 (1.71%) C
14 12 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.34%) Python
15 11 (1.34%) VB6
16 8 (0.98%) Perl
17 7 (0.85%) X++
18 6 (0.73%) Bourne shell
19 5 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 51 (6.23%) SC Cleared
3 48 (5.86%) Degree
4 32 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (2.44%) MCITP
7 19 (2.32%) MCSE
8 13 (1.59%) CCNA
8 13 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.10%) MCP
10 8 (0.98%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.49%) MCSA
11 4 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.24%) CEH
12 2 (0.24%) CISSP
12 2 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.24%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.24%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.27%) SLA
2 8 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.85%) QA
4 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 44 (5.37%) Hyper-V
3 21 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.56%) vSphere
4 15 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.22%) Docker
6 7 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.85%) Terminal Services
6 7 (0.85%) vCloud
6 7 (0.85%) Xen
6 7 (0.85%) XenApp
6 7 (0.85%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.24%) Snort
12 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (2.81%) SCCM
2 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
3 8 (0.98%) Data Guard
3 8 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.85%) Kibana
4 7 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.85%) ThinApp
5 5 (0.61%) Puppet
5 5 (0.61%) SCOM
6 4 (0.49%) Ansible
6 4 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.49%) logstash
6 4 (0.49%) Salt
6 4 (0.49%) SCSM
7 3 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (0.37%) WSUS
8 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 311 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 80 (9.77%) Oracle
3 50 (6.11%) VMware
4 42 (5.13%) Facebook
5 30 (3.66%) Cisco
6 26 (3.17%) Sitecore
7 23 (2.81%) NetApp
8 21 (2.56%) Google
9 20 (2.44%) Citrix
9 20 (2.44%) Remedy
10 17 (2.08%) SAP
11 16 (1.95%) Xamarin
12 14 (1.71%) JD Edwards
13 13 (1.59%) IBM
14 12 (1.47%) HP
15 11 (1.34%) DevExpress
16 10 (1.22%) Symantec
17 9 (1.10%) CheckPoint
17 9 (1.10%) Juniper
17 9 (1.10%) Tableau