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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 470 625 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.05% 19.64% 22.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.23% 58.14% 64.22%
Number of salaries quoted 394 537 673
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 883 1075 1199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 30.15% 33.77% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 717 861 1005
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -6 154 £40,000 - 25
Leicestershire 0 122 £37,500 +7.14% 28
Northamptonshire +3 113 £40,000 - 23
Derbyshire -3 60 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Lincolnshire 0 18 £32,500 -23.52% 9
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 587 (58.82%) .NET
2 568 (56.91%) C#
3 468 (46.89%) SQL
4 420 (42.08%) ASP.NET
5 360 (36.07%) Microsoft
6 342 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
7 322 (32.26%) MVC
8 274 (27.45%) JavaScript
9 259 (25.95%) HTML
10 251 (25.15%) CSS
11 228 (22.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 207 (20.74%) T-SQL
13 192 (19.24%) Windows
14 184 (18.44%) .NET Framework
15 168 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
16 162 (16.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 151 (15.13%) TDD
18 146 (14.63%) MS Excel
19 138 (13.83%) Degree
19 138 (13.83%) AngularJS
20 137 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
21 127 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 126 (12.63%) Scrum
23 122 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
24 115 (11.52%) ASP.NET Web API
25 110 (11.02%) Visual Studio
25 110 (11.02%) Web Development
26 107 (10.72%) jQuery
27 103 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 102 (10.22%) VB.NET

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 63 (6.31%) IIS
1 63 (6.31%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (2.71%) MS Exchange
4 25 (2.51%) CMS
5 22 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (1.60%) SAS
6 16 (1.60%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.10%) JBoss
9 11 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.80%) Jetty
11 7 (0.70%) K2 blackpearl
12 6 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.60%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.50%) EPiServer
Applications
1 146 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.71%) MS Office
3 17 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.00%) SPSS
5 9 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.40%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 4 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.20%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.10%) Magento
7 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.70%) Office 365
3 17 (1.70%) Sage Pay
4 13 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.90%) SaaS
6 8 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.30%) PaaS
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.51%) SAN
2 41 (4.11%) Firewall
3 28 (2.81%) WAN
4 26 (2.61%) LAN
5 21 (2.10%) DNS
6 19 (1.90%) DHCP
7 15 (1.50%) VLAN
7 15 (1.50%) VoIP
7 15 (1.50%) Wireless
8 14 (1.40%) Internet
9 11 (1.10%) Intranet
10 9 (0.90%) Skype
11 8 (0.80%) TCP/IP
11 8 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.70%) VPN
13 6 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.60%) LDAP
13 6 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (0.50%) MPLS
15 4 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (16.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 137 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
3 127 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 122 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 98 (9.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 82 (8.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 78 (7.82%) NoSQL
8 74 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 70 (7.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 66 (6.61%) MongoDB
11 45 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 42 (4.21%) MySQL
13 36 (3.61%) Power BI
14 35 (3.51%) Relational Database
15 31 (3.11%) Big Data
15 31 (3.11%) Oracle Database
16 28 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
17 20 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (1.70%) DTS
19 15 (1.50%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 110 (11.02%) Visual Studio
2 96 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 71 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (4.51%) Subversion
5 18 (1.80%) MSBuild
5 18 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 17 (1.70%) CruiseControl
7 11 (1.10%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.10%) Selenium
7 11 (1.10%) SpecFlow
7 11 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.00%) Mercurial
9 9 (0.90%) NUnit
10 8 (0.80%) AppVeyor
11 7 (0.70%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.70%) MSTest
12 6 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
13 5 (0.50%) JIRA
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 96 (9.62%) Finance
2 31 (3.11%) Advertising
3 29 (2.91%) Retail
4 22 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 15 (1.50%) Banking
5 15 (1.50%) Legal
6 12 (1.20%) Games
7 11 (1.10%) Law
7 11 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.50%) Automotive
9 5 (0.50%) Marketing
10 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.40%) Local Government
11 3 (0.30%) Publishing
12 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.20%) Billing
12 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 604 (60.52%) Developer
2 337 (33.77%) .NET Developer
3 234 (23.45%) C# Developer
4 186 (18.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 150 (15.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 126 (12.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 85 (8.52%) Analyst
7 85 (8.52%) SQL Developer
8 83 (8.32%) DBA
9 82 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 70 (7.01%) SQL DBA
11 66 (6.61%) Software Developer
12 57 (5.71%) Web Developer
13 56 (5.61%) Administrator
14 54 (5.41%) Senior Developer
15 52 (5.21%) .NET Software Developer
16 41 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 41 (4.11%) C# Software Developer
16 41 (4.11%) Junior
17 39 (3.91%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (58.82%) .NET
2 420 (42.08%) ASP.NET
3 259 (25.95%) HTML
4 251 (25.15%) CSS
5 228 (22.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 184 (18.44%) .NET Framework
7 138 (13.83%) AngularJS
8 115 (11.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 107 (10.72%) jQuery
10 103 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 94 (9.42%) WCF
12 92 (9.22%) Entity Framework
12 92 (9.22%) Web Services
13 87 (8.72%) RESTful
14 85 (8.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 80 (8.02%) HTML5
16 73 (7.31%) Node.js
17 67 (6.71%) XML
18 56 (5.61%) CSS3
19 51 (5.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 69 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (3.81%) Clustering
5 26 (2.61%) Fintech
6 20 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.50%) Graphic Design
8 15 (1.50%) NHS
9 14 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.40%) iPad
10 12 (1.20%) Replication
11 10 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.00%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.80%) Bitcoin
13 7 (0.70%) Life Science
13 7 (0.70%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
15 5 (0.50%) FlexPod
15 5 (0.50%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 192 (19.24%) Windows
2 76 (7.62%) Windows Server
3 40 (4.01%) Linux
4 27 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (2.20%) Unix
6 20 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.10%) Android
9 9 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.80%) AIX
10 8 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
12 1 (0.10%) Debian
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (32.26%) MVC
3 168 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
4 151 (15.13%) TDD
5 126 (12.63%) Scrum
6 110 (11.02%) Web Development
7 87 (8.72%) Web Application Development
8 85 (8.52%) BDD
9 83 (8.32%) ETL
10 76 (7.62%) OO
10 76 (7.62%) Software Engineering
11 74 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (7.21%) ITIL
12 72 (7.21%) SDLC
13 68 (6.81%) CRM
14 57 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
15 55 (5.51%) Mentoring
16 41 (4.11%) SOLID
17 38 (3.81%) Asset Management
17 38 (3.81%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 568 (56.91%) C#
2 468 (46.89%) SQL
3 274 (27.45%) JavaScript
4 207 (20.74%) T-SQL
5 102 (10.22%) VB.NET
6 79 (7.92%) VB
7 51 (5.11%) Ruby
8 34 (3.41%) Java
9 26 (2.61%) PowerShell
10 25 (2.51%) VBA
11 21 (2.10%) VB6
12 18 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.50%) C++
14 14 (1.40%) PHP
15 11 (1.10%) ES6
15 11 (1.10%) Python
16 9 (0.90%) Perl
17 8 (0.80%) F#
17 8 (0.80%) Go
17 8 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (13.83%) Degree
2 54 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.71%) MCSE
5 24 (2.40%) MCITP
6 18 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.60%) CCNA
7 16 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.90%) MCSA
9 8 (0.80%) CCNP
10 7 (0.70%) CISSP
10 7 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (0.70%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (0.50%) MCTS
11 5 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.40%) MCP
12 4 (0.40%) PhD
12 4 (0.40%) PMP
13 3 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.11%) QA
2 18 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.30%) SLA
4 11 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 44 (4.41%) Hyper-V
3 24 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.60%) vSphere
5 14 (1.40%) Docker
6 11 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 11 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.40%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.20%) Firmware
9 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.10%) NFS
10 1 (0.10%) Samba
10 1 (0.10%) Squid
10 1 (0.10%) Varnish
10 1 (0.10%) Xen
10 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (3.11%) SCCM
2 24 (2.40%) SCOM
3 12 (1.20%) Kibana
3 12 (1.20%) SCSM
4 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (0.80%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 8 (0.80%) WSUS
6 7 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (0.70%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.70%) SCDPM
7 6 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.50%) Puppet
9 4 (0.40%) Ansible
9 4 (0.40%) logstash
9 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 360 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 73 (7.31%) Oracle
3 49 (4.91%) Cisco
4 42 (4.21%) VMware
5 37 (3.71%) NetApp
6 36 (3.61%) Tableau
7 31 (3.11%) SAP
8 26 (2.61%) HP
9 21 (2.10%) IBM
10 14 (1.40%) Meraki
11 13 (1.30%) Citrix
11 13 (1.30%) Dell
11 13 (1.30%) SonicWALL
12 12 (1.20%) EMC
13 11 (1.10%) Facebook
13 11 (1.10%) Google
14 9 (0.90%) Adobe
14 9 (0.90%) Xamarin
15 8 (0.80%) Sage
15 8 (0.80%) Veeam
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Peninsula
Salary: £22k - 26k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Private Medical Care, 24 Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 50k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 25 Days holiday, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted: 2 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sleaford, Lincolnshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + pension, negotiable,
Posted: Yesterday
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Up to 3 days a week home working
Posted: 2 days ago