Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 333 411 655
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.69% 12.71% 15.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.31% 44.72% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 278 381 523
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,688 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
75th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 719 919 1,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.39% 28.43% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 606 791 954
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,931 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.98% +2.73% +5.00%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +1 103 £47,500 +18.75% 24
Nottinghamshire +2 86 £47,250 +11.18% 40
Northamptonshire -4 71 £44,000 +3.53% 7
Derbyshire -4 52 £38,000 -5.00% 20
Lincolnshire +12 18 £31,500 -13.10% 6
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 192 (57.66%) SQL
2 177 (53.15%) .NET
3 173 (51.95%) C#
4 133 (39.94%) Microsoft
5 115 (34.53%) Azure
6 107 (32.13%) ASP.NET
7 91 (27.33%) CSS
7 91 (27.33%) HTML
8 88 (26.43%) JavaScript
9 79 (23.72%) MVC
10 72 (21.62%) .NET Core
11 69 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (16.22%) T-SQL
12 54 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
13 49 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 48 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
15 46 (13.81%) React
16 42 (12.61%) Windows
17 40 (12.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 40 (12.01%) AngularJS
17 40 (12.01%) .NET Framework
18 38 (11.41%) DevOps
18 38 (11.41%) Linux
19 37 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
19 37 (11.11%) jQuery
20 36 (10.81%) Git (software)
21 33 (9.91%) Scrum
22 31 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 28 (8.41%) SDLC

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 23 (6.91%) CMS
2 19 (5.71%) IIS
3 15 (4.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.90%) Confluence
5 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.60%) Apache
6 2 (0.60%) Appian
6 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.60%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.30%) CICS
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.20%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.90%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.90%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 115 (34.53%) Azure
2 22 (6.61%) Power Platform
3 18 (5.41%) AWS
4 14 (4.20%) SaaS
5 10 (3.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (2.70%) PaaS
7 7 (2.10%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.90%) GCP
9 2 (0.60%) GitHub
9 2 (0.60%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.30%) Logic Apps
10 1 (0.30%) npm
10 1 (0.30%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.80%) Firewall
1 16 (4.80%) SAN
2 11 (3.30%) NAS
3 4 (1.20%) Internet
3 4 (1.20%) SSL
4 3 (0.90%) Intranet
4 3 (0.90%) VoIP
5 2 (0.60%) DHCP
5 2 (0.60%) DNS
5 2 (0.60%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.60%) LAN
5 2 (0.60%) SSH
5 2 (0.60%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.30%) ISDN
6 1 (0.30%) PBX
6 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 40 (12.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (7.51%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (6.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (6.61%) Power BI
5 22 (6.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (5.71%) MySQL
7 16 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (3.60%) Redis
8 12 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.30%) SQL Server 7
10 10 (3.00%) Tableau
11 9 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (2.40%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.40%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.10%) MongoDB
13 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.61%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.80%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (3.60%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.30%) JIRA
7 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.90%) NUnit
8 3 (0.90%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.30%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.30%) Grunt
10 1 (0.30%) gulp
10 1 (0.30%) jspm
10 1 (0.30%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 23 (6.91%) Finance
2 16 (4.80%) Retail
3 15 (4.50%) Games
4 11 (3.30%) Back Office
5 9 (2.70%) Law
5 9 (2.70%) Marketing
6 5 (1.50%) Legal
6 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.90%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 165 (49.55%) Developer
2 69 (20.72%) C# Developer
3 65 (19.52%) .NET Developer
4 57 (17.12%) Senior Developer
5 50 (15.02%) Analyst
6 44 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 41 (12.31%) Software Developer
8 38 (11.41%) DBA
8 38 (11.41%) Senior C# Developer
9 29 (8.71%) SQL Developer
10 26 (7.81%) SQL DBA
11 25 (7.51%) .NET Software Developer
12 22 (6.61%) C# Software Developer
13 20 (6.01%) Analyst Developer
13 20 (6.01%) Senior .NET Developer
13 20 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (6.01%) Senior Analyst Developer
14 18 (5.41%) Administrator
15 15 (4.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 14 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (53.15%) .NET
2 107 (32.13%) ASP.NET
3 91 (27.33%) CSS
3 91 (27.33%) HTML
4 72 (21.62%) .NET Core
5 46 (13.81%) React
6 40 (12.01%) .NET Framework
6 40 (12.01%) AngularJS
7 37 (11.11%) jQuery
8 30 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 28 (8.41%) Vue.js
10 27 (8.11%) Web Services
11 25 (7.51%) ASP.NET Core
12 24 (7.21%) RESTful
13 22 (6.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (6.01%) Entity Framework
15 16 (4.80%) HTML5
16 14 (4.20%) CSS3
17 13 (3.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (6.31%) Replication
4 15 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.00%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.00%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.70%) NHS
7 5 (1.50%) Clustering
8 4 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.90%) User Experience
10 2 (0.60%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.60%) Podcast
11 1 (0.30%) Contactless
11 1 (0.30%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.61%) Windows
2 38 (11.41%) Linux
3 14 (4.20%) AIX
4 12 (3.60%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.30%) CentOS
6 6 (1.80%) Unix
7 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.60%) Android
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.30%) HPUX
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (23.72%) MVC
2 69 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (11.41%) DevOps
6 37 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 33 (9.91%) Scrum
8 28 (8.41%) SDLC
9 26 (7.81%) Microservices
10 24 (7.21%) Mentoring
11 22 (6.61%) Requirements Gathering
12 21 (6.31%) E-Commerce
12 21 (6.31%) ETL
12 21 (6.31%) High Availability
13 20 (6.01%) Analytics
13 20 (6.01%) Business Analysis
13 20 (6.01%) TDD
13 20 (6.01%) UML
14 19 (5.71%) Database Mirroring
14 19 (5.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 192 (57.66%) SQL
2 173 (51.95%) C#
3 88 (26.43%) JavaScript
4 54 (16.22%) T-SQL
5 23 (6.91%) Python
6 19 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 17 (5.11%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.70%) Ruby
9 8 (2.40%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.10%) Java
10 7 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.10%) VBA
11 6 (1.80%) VB
12 3 (0.90%) ES6
12 3 (0.90%) R
13 2 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.60%) VB6
14 1 (0.30%) Natural
Qualifications
1 16 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (4.20%) Degree
3 10 (3.00%) MCP
4 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 4 (1.20%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.90%) MCSA
6 3 (0.90%) MCSE
7 2 (0.60%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) OCA
8 1 (0.30%) OCP
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.61%) QA
2 11 (3.30%) SLA
3 7 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.90%) GDPR
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.50%) Docker
4 7 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.60%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.30%) Puppet
3 10 (3.00%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (3.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (3.00%) MIIS
3 10 (3.00%) SCCM
4 9 (2.70%) Ansible
4 9 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.10%) Terraform
6 6 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.90%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.30%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 133 (39.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.71%) Oracle
3 11 (3.30%) Databricks
4 9 (2.70%) VMware
5 8 (2.40%) Telerik
6 7 (2.10%) IBM
7 6 (1.80%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.50%) Citrix
8 5 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.20%) HP
9 4 (1.20%) SAP
10 3 (0.90%) ABBYY
10 3 (0.90%) Avaya
10 3 (0.90%) Dell
10 3 (0.90%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.90%) RapidMiner
10 3 (0.90%) Talend
10 3 (0.90%) Veeam
11 2 (0.60%) Cisco
11 2 (0.60%) Cognos