Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 914 1254 1484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.21% 19.45% 20.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.80% 60.46% 57.74%
Number of salaries quoted 805 1109 1395
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,400 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.89%

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 1638 2074 2570
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 30.84% 32.17% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1672 2164
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -4 328 £45,000 +6.91% 21
Northamptonshire 0 188 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Leicestershire -8 170 £40,000 +6.67% 27
Derbyshire +3 159 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Lincolnshire -2 45 £37,500 -11.76% 7
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 593 (64.88%) .NET
2 581 (63.57%) C#
3 434 (47.48%) ASP.NET
4 388 (42.45%) SQL
5 374 (40.92%) MVC
6 371 (40.59%) Microsoft
7 346 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
8 308 (33.70%) JavaScript
9 292 (31.95%) HTML
10 288 (31.51%) CSS
11 271 (29.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 199 (21.77%) TDD
13 194 (21.23%) .NET Framework
14 172 (18.82%) jQuery
15 170 (18.60%) Windows
16 169 (18.49%) AngularJS
17 163 (17.83%) ASP.NET Web API
18 162 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 160 (17.51%) SQL Server 2016
20 146 (15.97%) WCF
21 143 (15.65%) Web Application Development
22 133 (14.55%) Web Services
23 132 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
24 130 (14.22%) T-SQL
25 123 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 121 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 121 (13.24%) RESTful
27 119 (13.02%) HTML5
28 116 (12.69%) Git (software)
28 116 (12.69%) Node.js

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 57 (6.24%) IIS
2 51 (5.58%) MS Exchange
3 49 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 38 (4.16%) BizTalk Server
5 34 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (2.74%) CMS
7 19 (2.08%) Umbraco
8 16 (1.75%) Hyperledger
9 12 (1.31%) EPiServer
9 12 (1.31%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.09%) K2 blackpearl
10 10 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (1.09%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.98%) DNN
11 9 (0.98%) Ethereum
11 9 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.88%) JBoss
12 8 (0.88%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 87 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.30%) Google Play
3 18 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (1.42%) Office 365
6 10 (1.09%) SaaS
7 6 (0.66%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 6 (0.66%) Sage Pay
8 3 (0.33%) Boomi
8 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.35%) SAN
2 42 (4.60%) Internet
3 36 (3.94%) Firewall
4 27 (2.95%) DNS
5 19 (2.08%) DHCP
6 18 (1.97%) LAN
6 18 (1.97%) WAN
7 11 (1.20%) NAS
8 10 (1.09%) Wireless
9 7 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (0.77%) MPLS
9 7 (0.77%) NetScaler
9 7 (0.77%) VPN
10 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.66%) VLAN
11 5 (0.55%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.44%) Extranet
12 4 (0.44%) Intranet
12 4 (0.44%) SMS
12 4 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (17.51%) SQL Server 2016
2 123 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 121 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 109 (11.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 93 (10.18%) NoSQL
6 90 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
7 73 (7.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 66 (7.22%) MongoDB
9 64 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 63 (6.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 60 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 51 (5.58%) MySQL
13 49 (5.36%) Power BI
14 34 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (3.39%) Big Data
16 27 (2.95%) RavenDB
17 25 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
17 25 (2.74%) Relational Database
18 17 (1.86%) RDBMS
19 15 (1.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 116 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 79 (8.64%) Visual Studio
3 65 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (2.19%) JIRA
5 14 (1.53%) MSBuild
5 14 (1.53%) Subversion
6 13 (1.42%) NUnit
7 11 (1.20%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.20%) Selenium
8 10 (1.09%) CruiseControl
9 9 (0.98%) MSTest
10 8 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.88%) Mercurial
10 8 (0.88%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.77%) TestComplete
12 6 (0.66%) Grunt
13 5 (0.55%) Bower
13 5 (0.55%) gulp
13 5 (0.55%) NuGet
14 4 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 80 (8.75%) Finance
2 61 (6.67%) Advertising
3 41 (4.49%) Retail
4 32 (3.50%) Games
5 26 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.64%) Law
6 15 (1.64%) Legal
7 13 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.09%) Banking
9 4 (0.44%) Back Office
9 4 (0.44%) Local Government
9 4 (0.44%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.11%) Automotive
10 1 (0.11%) Billing
10 1 (0.11%) Electronics
10 1 (0.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 592 (64.77%) Developer
2 360 (39.39%) .NET Developer
3 171 (18.71%) C# Developer
4 134 (14.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 110 (12.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 92 (10.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 92 (10.07%) Software Developer
7 78 (8.53%) Senior Developer
8 67 (7.33%) SQL Developer
9 57 (6.24%) Analyst
10 53 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 47 (5.14%) Web Developer
12 46 (5.03%) DBA
13 42 (4.60%) C# Software Developer
14 41 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
15 40 (4.38%) SQL DBA
16 39 (4.27%) .NET Software Developer
17 38 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 36 (3.94%) Applications Support
19 30 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 593 (64.88%) .NET
2 434 (47.48%) ASP.NET
3 292 (31.95%) HTML
4 288 (31.51%) CSS
5 271 (29.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 194 (21.23%) .NET Framework
7 172 (18.82%) jQuery
8 169 (18.49%) AngularJS
9 163 (17.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 162 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 146 (15.97%) WCF
12 133 (14.55%) Web Services
13 121 (13.24%) RESTful
14 119 (13.02%) HTML5
15 116 (12.69%) Node.js
16 111 (12.14%) Entity Framework
17 90 (9.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 85 (9.30%) CSS3
19 70 (7.66%) KnockoutJS
20 68 (7.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.41%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 52 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (5.25%) Mobile App
5 47 (5.14%) Fintech
6 37 (4.05%) Clustering
7 32 (3.50%) Computer Science
8 22 (2.41%) iPhone
9 16 (1.75%) User Experience
10 15 (1.64%) Replication
11 14 (1.53%) Data Centre
12 9 (0.98%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.77%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.66%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.66%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.66%) Photography
15 5 (0.55%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.55%) iPad
15 5 (0.55%) Thin Client
15 5 (0.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 170 (18.60%) Windows
2 82 (8.97%) Windows Server
3 36 (3.94%) Linux
4 25 (2.74%) Android
5 22 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.31%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.09%) Unix
9 4 (0.44%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.33%) CentOS
10 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.22%) AIX
11 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.22%) Solaris
11 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (40.92%) MVC
2 346 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (21.77%) TDD
4 143 (15.65%) Web Application Development
5 132 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
6 111 (12.14%) Scrum
7 109 (11.93%) Web Development
8 106 (11.60%) BDD
9 66 (7.22%) ITIL
10 64 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (7.00%) OO
11 56 (6.13%) SDLC
11 56 (6.13%) Unit Testing
12 48 (5.25%) ETL
13 41 (4.49%) Analytics
14 40 (4.38%) Mentoring
14 40 (4.38%) Software Engineering
15 38 (4.16%) CRM
16 35 (3.83%) Dependency Injection
16 35 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 581 (63.57%) C#
2 388 (42.45%) SQL
3 308 (33.70%) JavaScript
4 130 (14.22%) T-SQL
5 72 (7.88%) Ruby
6 50 (5.47%) VB.NET
7 43 (4.70%) PowerShell
7 43 (4.70%) VB
8 25 (2.74%) TypeScript
9 23 (2.52%) Java
10 17 (1.86%) VBScript
11 13 (1.42%) PHP
11 13 (1.42%) VB6
12 11 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.98%) Python
14 8 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (0.77%) C
16 6 (0.66%) C++
16 6 (0.66%) VBA
16 6 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 61 (6.67%) Degree
2 59 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (5.47%) Security Cleared
4 41 (4.49%) MCITP
5 39 (4.27%) SC Cleared
6 32 (3.50%) MCSE
7 28 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.20%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.77%) CCNA
9 7 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.55%) MCP
10 5 (0.55%) MCSA
11 3 (0.33%) MCTS
12 2 (0.22%) CEH
12 2 (0.22%) CISSP
12 2 (0.22%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.22%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (0.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.52%) SLA
2 17 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.53%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.77%) QA
6 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (8.10%) Active Directory
2 41 (4.49%) vSphere
3 35 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.09%) Docker
7 8 (0.88%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.88%) XenApp
8 7 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.77%) vCloud
8 7 (0.77%) Xen
8 7 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.33%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.22%) Firmware
12 2 (0.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 33 (3.61%) SCCM
2 24 (2.63%) SCOM
3 18 (1.97%) SCSM
4 8 (0.88%) Kibana
5 7 (0.77%) ThinApp
6 6 (0.66%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.66%) Puppet
7 5 (0.55%) Ansible
7 5 (0.55%) logstash
7 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.55%) Salt
8 4 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.33%) WSUS
10 2 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 371 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.10%) Oracle
3 68 (7.44%) VMware
4 40 (4.38%) Facebook
4 40 (4.38%) NetApp
5 34 (3.72%) Cisco
6 27 (2.95%) Citrix
7 25 (2.74%) Google
8 23 (2.52%) HP
9 20 (2.19%) SAP
10 19 (2.08%) SonicWALL
10 19 (2.08%) Xamarin
11 18 (1.97%) JD Edwards
12 17 (1.86%) IBM
13 16 (1.75%) Tableau
14 14 (1.53%) Sitecore
15 10 (1.09%) EMC
15 10 (1.09%) iManage
15 10 (1.09%) Juniper
15 10 (1.09%) ProCurve