Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 693 1,058 1,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.42% 19.86% 16.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.52% 59.37% 51.73%
Number of salaries quoted 575 923 920
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
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 1,271 1,782 1,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 30.11% 33.45% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1,573 1,617
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,050 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £65,000
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 23 February 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 23 February 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 0 250 £40,000 +14.29% 63
Nottinghamshire -5 166 £42,500 +6.25% 69
Northamptonshire -6 153 £40,000 -3.61% 54
Derbyshire +1 90 £37,500 +7.14% 30
Lincolnshire 0 26 £36,250 -3.33% 30
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 392 (56.57%) SQL
2 366 (52.81%) .NET
3 331 (47.76%) C#
3 331 (47.76%) Microsoft
4 273 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 239 (34.49%) JavaScript
6 206 (29.73%) HTML
7 201 (29.00%) CSS
8 191 (27.56%) ASP.NET
9 189 (27.27%) MVC
10 167 (24.10%) Windows
11 153 (22.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 142 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
13 136 (19.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 133 (19.19%) Microsoft Azure
15 130 (18.76%) T-SQL
16 125 (18.04%) Retail
17 115 (16.59%) Data Warehouse
18 104 (15.01%) .NET Framework
19 103 (14.86%) jQuery
20 96 (13.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 96 (13.85%) Scrum
21 94 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
22 93 (13.42%) AngularJS
22 93 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
23 92 (13.28%) Team Foundation Server
24 87 (12.55%) Windows Server
25 83 (11.98%) Visual Studio
26 82 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web API
27 77 (11.11%) Problem-Solving

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 48 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 39 (5.63%) SAS
3 33 (4.76%) IIS
4 19 (2.74%) MS Exchange
4 19 (2.74%) Skype for Business
5 17 (2.45%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.73%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (1.59%) Oracle UPK
8 7 (1.01%) CMS
9 6 (0.87%) JBoss
9 6 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.72%) Apache
10 5 (0.72%) nginx
11 4 (0.58%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.43%) WordPress
13 2 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.58%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.30%) Movex
4 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 133 (19.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (3.90%) Office 365
4 22 (3.17%) SaaS
5 21 (3.03%) IaaS
6 9 (1.30%) PaaS
7 7 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.58%) Azure Functions
9 4 (0.58%) Serverless
10 3 (0.43%) GitHub
10 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.14%) Boomi
12 1 (0.14%) Force.com
12 1 (0.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.76%) SAN
2 23 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.88%) DNS
3 13 (1.88%) Firewall
3 13 (1.88%) NAS
4 12 (1.73%) DHCP
5 8 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (1.15%) Internet
6 7 (1.01%) Intranet
6 7 (1.01%) WAN
7 6 (0.87%) LAN
7 6 (0.87%) Skype
7 6 (0.87%) SMS
8 5 (0.72%) VPN
9 4 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.43%) MPLS
10 3 (0.43%) SSL
10 3 (0.43%) Wireless
11 2 (0.29%) IPsec
11 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (22.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 136 (19.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 115 (16.59%) Data Warehouse
4 96 (13.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 71 (10.25%) Power BI
6 56 (8.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 54 (7.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 48 (6.93%) Relational Database
9 43 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 36 (5.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 34 (4.91%) SQL Server 2014
12 26 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
13 25 (3.61%) Big Data
14 20 (2.89%) Oracle Database
14 20 (2.89%) SAS EBI
15 19 (2.74%) Hadoop
15 19 (2.74%) QlikView
16 18 (2.60%) MongoDB
16 18 (2.60%) NoSQL
16 18 (2.60%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 92 (13.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 83 (11.98%) Visual Studio
3 65 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 16 (2.31%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.44%) Subversion
8 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.87%) JIRA
9 6 (0.87%) Selenium
10 4 (0.58%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.58%) Grunt
10 4 (0.58%) gulp
10 4 (0.58%) NUnit
10 4 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.58%) Xcode
11 3 (0.43%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio Code
12 2 (0.29%) JUnit
12 2 (0.29%) MSTest
General
1 125 (18.04%) Retail
2 71 (10.25%) Finance
3 45 (6.49%) Marketing
4 17 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.59%) Banking
6 7 (1.01%) Advertising
6 7 (1.01%) Games
7 6 (0.87%) Automotive
8 5 (0.72%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.58%) Billing
9 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.29%) Back Office
10 2 (0.29%) Electronics
10 2 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 454 (65.51%) Developer
2 187 (26.98%) .NET Developer
3 127 (18.33%) C# Developer
4 100 (14.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 93 (13.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 91 (13.13%) Senior Developer
7 73 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 63 (9.09%) Analyst
9 50 (7.22%) SQL Developer
10 38 (5.48%) Junior
11 36 (5.19%) Web Developer
12 34 (4.91%) DBA
13 33 (4.76%) Junior Developer
14 32 (4.62%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
15 30 (4.33%) Administrator
15 30 (4.33%) C# Software Developer
15 30 (4.33%) Senior .NET Developer
15 30 (4.33%) VB.NET Developer
16 28 (4.04%) .NET Software Developer
17 26 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (52.81%) .NET
2 206 (29.73%) HTML
3 201 (29.00%) CSS
4 191 (27.56%) ASP.NET
5 104 (15.01%) .NET Framework
6 103 (14.86%) jQuery
7 94 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 93 (13.42%) AngularJS
9 82 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 75 (10.82%) HTML5
11 73 (10.53%) Web Services
12 53 (7.65%) CSS3
13 52 (7.50%) REST
14 46 (6.64%) .NET Core
15 45 (6.49%) MDX
15 45 (6.49%) XML
16 43 (6.20%) WCF
17 41 (5.92%) React
18 33 (4.76%) Entity Framework
18 33 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (3.90%) EPoS
5 21 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.31%) NHS
7 15 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.88%) Replication
9 12 (1.73%) User Experience
10 10 (1.44%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.30%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.30%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.30%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.15%) Fintech
12 8 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.15%) Robotics
13 7 (1.01%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.87%) Driving Licence
15 5 (0.72%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 167 (24.10%) Windows
2 87 (12.55%) Windows Server
3 51 (7.36%) Linux
4 28 (4.04%) Unix
5 15 (2.16%) Windows 10
5 15 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.72%) Android
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (27.27%) MVC
3 142 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
4 96 (13.85%) Scrum
5 77 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 72 (10.39%) Visualisation
7 65 (9.38%) DevOps
8 62 (8.95%) ETL
9 59 (8.51%) Web Development
10 46 (6.64%) Analytics
11 41 (5.92%) TDD
12 40 (5.77%) E-Commerce
13 39 (5.63%) Test Automation
14 38 (5.48%) IT Strategy
15 37 (5.34%) Business Analysis
16 36 (5.19%) Software Engineering
16 36 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
17 35 (5.05%) Computer Science
18 31 (4.47%) Dimensional Modelling
19 30 (4.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 392 (56.57%) SQL
2 331 (47.76%) C#
3 239 (34.49%) JavaScript
4 130 (18.76%) T-SQL
5 55 (7.94%) VB.NET
6 48 (6.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 47 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 27 (3.90%) VB
9 25 (3.61%) C++
9 25 (3.61%) VBScript
10 21 (3.03%) Java
11 20 (2.89%) VB6
12 19 (2.74%) Python
13 18 (2.60%) Ruby
13 18 (2.60%) VBA
14 17 (2.45%) R
15 15 (2.16%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.30%) Perl
17 7 (1.01%) PHP
18 4 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 52 (7.50%) Degree
2 32 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (2.89%) MCSE
5 14 (2.02%) CCNP
5 14 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (1.30%) MCSA
8 8 (1.15%) MCDBA
8 8 (1.15%) VCP6
9 7 (1.01%) MCP
10 5 (0.72%) CCNA
10 5 (0.72%) ISEB
11 4 (0.58%) MCPD
12 3 (0.43%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.43%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.90%) GDPR
2 22 (3.17%) QA
3 18 (2.60%) SLA
4 10 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.30%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.87%) HL7
7 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.89%) Docker
5 15 (2.16%) vSphere
6 12 (1.73%) Terminal Services
7 11 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 28 (4.04%) SCCM
2 11 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (1.59%) SCOrch
3 6 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (0.87%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.58%) SCOM
6 3 (0.43%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.29%) Control-M
7 2 (0.29%) Terraform
8 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.14%) Kibana
8 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.14%) vMotion
8 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 331 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 68 (9.81%) Oracle
3 53 (7.65%) Tableau
4 37 (5.34%) VMware
5 21 (3.03%) Xamarin
6 18 (2.60%) Cisco
7 13 (1.88%) Dell
8 12 (1.73%) Google
8 12 (1.73%) IBM
8 12 (1.73%) Infor
8 12 (1.73%) SAP
8 12 (1.73%) Telerik
9 11 (1.59%) Facebook
10 10 (1.44%) JD Edwards
11 7 (1.01%) Adobe
11 7 (1.01%) Cognos
12 5 (0.72%) Apple
12 5 (0.72%) Juniper
12 5 (0.72%) Sony
12 5 (0.72%) Yahoo!