Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 247 637 1,115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.14% 15.46% 21.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.67% 49.42% 60.11%
Number of salaries quoted 223 576 1,055
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,700 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 553 1,289 1,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.17% 31.29% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 471 1,041 1,619
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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
Northamptonshire +1 80 £45,000 +1.12% 5
Nottinghamshire -4 72 £45,000 +3.45% 27
Derbyshire +4 46 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Leicestershire -6 43 £40,000 - 12
Lincolnshire -9 6 £38,000 +1.33% 9
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 145 (58.70%) SQL
2 124 (50.20%) C#
3 122 (49.39%) .NET
4 95 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 90 (36.44%) JavaScript
6 82 (33.20%) MVC
7 81 (32.79%) ASP.NET
8 75 (30.36%) Azure
9 68 (27.53%) HTML
10 66 (26.72%) CSS
11 61 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (23.08%) T-SQL
13 50 (20.24%) Windows
13 50 (20.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 48 (19.43%) .NET Framework
15 47 (19.03%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (16.60%) jQuery
17 39 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
18 38 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
19 34 (13.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 33 (13.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 32 (12.96%) AngularJS
22 27 (10.93%) Web Development
22 27 (10.93%) Power Platform
23 26 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
23 26 (10.53%) Power BI
23 26 (10.53%) Oracle
24 25 (10.12%) ASP.NET Web API
24 25 (10.12%) Entity Framework

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 20 (8.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.24%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.43%) SAS
4 5 (2.02%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.02%) IIS
5 4 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.21%) CMS
6 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.81%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.40%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 75 (30.36%) Azure
2 27 (10.93%) Power Platform
3 19 (7.69%) AWS
4 16 (6.48%) Office 365
5 15 (6.07%) SaaS
6 13 (5.26%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (2.83%) GCP
8 4 (1.62%) PaaS
9 2 (0.81%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.81%) IaaS
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.40%) NuGet
10 1 (0.40%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.40%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.88%) SAN
2 12 (4.86%) NAS
3 10 (4.05%) WAN
4 8 (3.24%) LAN
5 6 (2.43%) Firewall
6 4 (1.62%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.21%) Internet
7 3 (1.21%) MPLS
7 3 (1.21%) VPN
8 2 (0.81%) ADSL
8 2 (0.81%) DNS
8 2 (0.81%) Wireless
9 1 (0.40%) DHCP
9 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.40%) Skype
9 1 (0.40%) SMS
9 1 (0.40%) SSH
9 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 39 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (13.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (13.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (10.53%) Power BI
6 19 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (7.29%) OLTP
8 16 (6.48%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (5.67%) OLAP
10 12 (4.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (4.45%) Hadoop
11 11 (4.45%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (4.05%) NoSQL
13 9 (3.64%) Relational Database
13 9 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (3.24%) MySQL
15 7 (2.83%) MongoDB
15 7 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (2.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (8.50%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.10%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.64%) ERwin
4 9 (3.64%) PowerDesigner
5 6 (2.43%) ER Studio
6 3 (1.21%) Subversion
6 3 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.81%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.81%) JIRA
7 2 (0.81%) Maven
7 2 (0.81%) Selenium
7 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.40%) Moq
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 24 (9.72%) Retail
2 22 (8.91%) Finance
3 13 (5.26%) Law
4 8 (3.24%) Marketing
5 7 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.02%) Legal
6 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.21%) Games
7 3 (1.21%) Police
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.40%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 153 (61.94%) Developer
2 59 (23.89%) .NET Developer
3 35 (14.17%) C# Developer
4 31 (12.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 28 (11.34%) Senior Developer
6 27 (10.93%) Software Developer
7 23 (9.31%) Web Developer
8 22 (8.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (7.29%) Analyst
10 16 (6.48%) SQL Developer
11 15 (6.07%) DBA
12 13 (5.26%) Software Engineer
13 12 (4.86%) Business Developer
14 11 (4.45%) .NET Software Developer
14 11 (4.45%) C# Software Developer
14 11 (4.45%) IT Analyst
14 11 (4.45%) SQL DBA
15 10 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 9 (3.64%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (49.39%) .NET
2 81 (32.79%) ASP.NET
3 68 (27.53%) HTML
4 66 (26.72%) CSS
5 48 (19.43%) .NET Framework
6 41 (16.60%) jQuery
7 32 (12.96%) AngularJS
8 26 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (10.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (10.12%) Entity Framework
10 23 (9.31%) .NET Core
11 22 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 22 (8.91%) HTML5
11 22 (8.91%) Web Services
12 20 (8.10%) WinForms
13 19 (7.69%) React
14 15 (6.07%) CSS3
14 15 (6.07%) XML
15 14 (5.67%) RESTful
15 14 (5.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.86%) Data Structures
3 11 (4.45%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.45%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.24%) Replication
5 7 (2.83%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.83%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.43%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.02%) User Experience
8 4 (1.62%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (1.21%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.21%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.81%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.81%) PKI
10 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.24%) Windows
2 16 (6.48%) Android
3 13 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.05%) Linux
5 8 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.02%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.62%) Unix
8 3 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) AIX
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (33.20%) MVC
2 61 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (19.03%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (10.93%) Web Development
6 21 (8.50%) Software Engineering
7 20 (8.10%) Mentoring
8 18 (7.29%) Data Modelling
8 18 (7.29%) Scrum
9 15 (6.07%) DevOps
9 15 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (5.26%) Test Automation
11 13 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.86%) Data Analysis
12 12 (4.86%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.86%) SDLC
13 11 (4.45%) Analytics
13 11 (4.45%) Data Management
13 11 (4.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 145 (58.70%) SQL
2 124 (50.20%) C#
3 90 (36.44%) JavaScript
4 57 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 22 (8.91%) VB.NET
6 20 (8.10%) Java
7 17 (6.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 16 (6.48%) TypeScript
9 11 (4.45%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.05%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.83%) C++
12 6 (2.43%) Python
13 4 (1.62%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.62%) VB
14 3 (1.21%) PHP
15 2 (0.81%) ES6
16 1 (0.40%) C
16 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (8.10%) Degree
2 9 (3.64%) Master's Degree
2 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.02%) MCP
4 5 (2.02%) MCSA
4 5 (2.02%) MCSE
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 4 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.62%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.21%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.40%) CCNA
8 1 (0.40%) CCNP
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.83%) QA
2 6 (2.43%) SLA
3 5 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.86%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.24%) Docker
3 8 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (5.26%) SCCM
2 4 (1.62%) SCOM
3 3 (1.21%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.81%) MIIS
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.53%) Oracle
3 12 (4.86%) VMware
4 11 (4.45%) Teradata
5 9 (3.64%) Google
6 7 (2.83%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.02%) Cisco
8 4 (1.62%) Capita
8 4 (1.62%) Telerik
9 3 (1.21%) Citrix
9 3 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.81%) Adobe
10 2 (0.81%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.81%) Mitel
10 2 (0.81%) SAP
10 2 (0.81%) Veeam
11 1 (0.40%) Cognos
11 1 (0.40%) IBM
11 1 (0.40%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds