Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 536 950 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.66% 20.23% 16.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.85% 61.21% 53.18%
Number of salaries quoted 471 836 698
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,425
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £58,225
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 1,195 1,552 1,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 30.45% 33.04% 30.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,043 1,321 1,316
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Northamptonshire +3 154 £41,500 +3.75% 30
Leicestershire -12 127 £40,000 - 37
Nottinghamshire -15 122 £44,500 +4.71% 57
Derbyshire -1 105 £35,000 -6.67% 18
Lincolnshire -3 25 £37,500 -6.25% 16
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 292 (54.48%) .NET
2 286 (53.36%) C#
3 279 (52.05%) Microsoft
4 262 (48.88%) SQL
5 208 (38.81%) JavaScript
6 194 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
7 160 (29.85%) ASP.NET
8 150 (27.99%) CSS
9 143 (26.68%) HTML
10 140 (26.12%) Azure
11 131 (24.44%) T-SQL
12 128 (23.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 123 (22.95%) MVC
14 110 (20.52%) Windows
15 107 (19.96%) Business Intelligence
16 98 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 93 (17.35%) .NET Framework
17 93 (17.35%) SQL Server 2012
18 88 (16.42%) Retail
19 84 (15.67%) jQuery
20 80 (14.93%) Oracle
21 75 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
22 66 (12.31%) Web Services
23 65 (12.13%) AngularJS
24 63 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
25 62 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
26 61 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
26 61 (11.38%) Windows Server
26 61 (11.38%) Team Foundation Server
26 61 (11.38%) Scrum

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 43 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 41 (7.65%) MS Exchange
3 32 (5.97%) Skype for Business
4 23 (4.29%) IIS
5 10 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.49%) NServiceBus
7 7 (1.31%) CMS
8 5 (0.93%) SAS
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.37%) DNN
10 2 (0.37%) Documentum
10 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.37%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.12%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.37%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 140 (26.12%) Azure
2 38 (7.09%) Power Platform
3 35 (6.53%) AWS
4 17 (3.17%) Office 365
5 7 (1.31%) SaaS
6 6 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.93%) NuGet
8 4 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.75%) Sage Pay
9 3 (0.56%) Azure Functions
9 3 (0.56%) Boomi
9 3 (0.56%) GCP
9 3 (0.56%) GitHub
9 3 (0.56%) IaaS
9 3 (0.56%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.56%) PaaS
9 3 (0.56%) Serverless
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.53%) SAN
2 32 (5.97%) NAS
3 16 (2.99%) DNS
4 15 (2.80%) LAN
5 14 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (2.24%) DHCP
6 12 (2.24%) WAN
7 9 (1.68%) Internet
8 7 (1.31%) Intranet
8 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.12%) Extranet
9 6 (1.12%) Firewall
10 5 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.75%) SMTP
11 4 (0.75%) VLAN
12 3 (0.56%) DMZ
12 3 (0.56%) IPsec
12 3 (0.56%) MPLS
12 3 (0.56%) VPN
13 2 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (23.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 98 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 93 (17.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 52 (9.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 49 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (7.09%) MySQL
7 38 (7.09%) Power BI
8 37 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 26 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
10 24 (4.48%) Relational Database
11 21 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (2.05%) Data Lake
15 9 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (1.49%) MongoDB
16 8 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 61 (11.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (10.07%) Git (software)
3 50 (9.33%) Visual Studio
4 36 (6.72%) Selenium
5 22 (4.10%) SoapUI
6 12 (2.24%) Subversion
7 11 (2.05%) git-flow
8 10 (1.87%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.49%) Visual Studio Code
10 7 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (1.31%) webpack
11 5 (0.93%) JIRA
12 4 (0.75%) eggPlant
13 3 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.37%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.37%) Redmine
15 1 (0.19%) Moq
15 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 88 (16.42%) Retail
2 42 (7.84%) Finance
3 33 (6.16%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.61%) Aerospace
6 12 (2.24%) Publishing
7 11 (2.05%) Marketing
8 4 (0.75%) Law
8 4 (0.75%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.56%) Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Billing
9 3 (0.56%) Games
9 3 (0.56%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 311 (58.02%) Developer
2 103 (19.22%) .NET Developer
3 59 (11.01%) C# Developer
3 59 (11.01%) Software Developer
4 53 (9.89%) Senior Developer
5 50 (9.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 38 (7.09%) Analyst
7 37 (6.90%) Administrator
7 37 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (6.16%) Applications Developer
8 33 (6.16%) DBA
9 31 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (4.85%) Junior
11 25 (4.66%) Web Developer
12 24 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
13 23 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
13 23 (4.29%) SQL DBA
13 23 (4.29%) SQL Developer
14 21 (3.92%) Junior Developer
15 19 (3.54%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (54.48%) .NET
2 160 (29.85%) ASP.NET
3 150 (27.99%) CSS
4 143 (26.68%) HTML
5 93 (17.35%) .NET Framework
6 84 (15.67%) jQuery
7 66 (12.31%) Web Services
8 65 (12.13%) AngularJS
9 63 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 61 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 60 (11.19%) .NET Core
12 47 (8.77%) React
13 40 (7.46%) RESTful
14 38 (7.09%) WCF
15 36 (6.72%) XML
16 34 (6.34%) HTML5
17 30 (5.60%) CSS3
17 30 (5.60%) Entity Framework
18 29 (5.41%) Ajax
18 29 (5.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.58%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (5.78%) NHS
4 30 (5.60%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.85%) EPoS
6 21 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (3.54%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.80%) Fat Client
8 15 (2.80%) Smartphone
8 15 (2.80%) Thin Client
9 11 (2.05%) Graphic Design
10 10 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.87%) iSeries
11 9 (1.68%) AS400
11 9 (1.68%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.68%) User Experience
12 8 (1.49%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.31%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.12%) Robotics
15 5 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 110 (20.52%) Windows
2 61 (11.38%) Windows Server
3 29 (5.41%) Windows 10
4 18 (3.36%) Linux
5 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.93%) CentOS
10 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.56%) Android
11 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.37%) Unix
13 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (22.95%) MVC
3 107 (19.96%) Business Intelligence
4 75 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
5 61 (11.38%) Scrum
6 56 (10.45%) Web Development
7 49 (9.14%) Test Automation
8 47 (8.77%) SDLC
9 43 (8.02%) DevOps
10 41 (7.65%) ITIL
11 34 (6.34%) ETL
12 33 (6.16%) Data Modelling
13 32 (5.97%) Mentoring
14 31 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
14 31 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 26 (4.85%) OOP
16 25 (4.66%) Microservices
17 23 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (4.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 286 (53.36%) C#
2 262 (48.88%) SQL
3 208 (38.81%) JavaScript
4 131 (24.44%) T-SQL
5 37 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 34 (6.34%) TypeScript
7 28 (5.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 23 (4.29%) PHP
9 20 (3.73%) PL/SQL
10 19 (3.54%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.05%) VB
12 10 (1.87%) Java
13 9 (1.68%) C++
13 9 (1.68%) Python
14 7 (1.31%) R
15 5 (0.93%) VBA
16 3 (0.56%) XAML
17 2 (0.37%) Delphi
18 1 (0.19%) C
18 1 (0.19%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 32 (5.97%) Degree
2 10 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.93%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.75%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.56%) PMP
7 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.19%) HND
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB
9 1 (0.19%) MCSA
9 1 (0.19%) MCSE
9 1 (0.19%) OCP
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.29%) QA
2 14 (2.61%) SLA
3 11 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.05%) GDPR
4 8 (1.49%) PMO
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) IFRS
6 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 53 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 47 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (3.73%) Docker
5 16 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.75%) XenApp
7 3 (0.56%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.56%) Firmware
7 3 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (7.09%) SCCM
2 13 (2.43%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.49%) Puppet
3 8 (1.49%) Terraform
4 7 (1.31%) SCOM
5 6 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.75%) Ansible
6 4 (0.75%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.75%) Nagios
6 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 2 (0.37%) Control-M
8 2 (0.37%) Icinga
Vendors
1 279 (52.05%) Microsoft
2 80 (14.93%) Oracle
3 22 (4.10%) VMware
4 17 (3.17%) IBM
5 16 (2.99%) SAP
6 10 (1.87%) Citrix
6 10 (1.87%) Xamarin
7 9 (1.68%) Adobe
8 8 (1.49%) Cisco
8 8 (1.49%) Dell
8 8 (1.49%) Tableau
9 6 (1.12%) Databricks
10 5 (0.93%) Google
10 5 (0.93%) HP
10 5 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.75%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.75%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.56%) Jitterbit
12 3 (0.56%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.56%) SnapLogic