Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,069 1,006 1,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.13% 16.79% 19.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.55% 52.15% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 926 910 1,181
East Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,795 1,929 2,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.80% 32.20% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,580 1,585 1,861
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 -1 340 £40,000 - 78
Leicestershire +1 252 £35,000 -12.50% 56
Northamptonshire 0 202 £41,500 +3.75% 31
Derbyshire +2 159 £35,000 -12.50% 22
Lincolnshire +14 75 £37,500 +7.14% 13
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 722 (67.54%) C#
2 716 (66.98%) .NET
3 540 (50.51%) MVC
4 533 (49.86%) ASP.NET
5 475 (44.43%) SQL
6 458 (42.84%) Agile Software Development
7 442 (41.35%) HTML
8 434 (40.60%) JavaScript
9 433 (40.51%) CSS
10 363 (33.96%) Microsoft
11 294 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 268 (25.07%) jQuery
13 256 (23.95%) .NET Framework
14 239 (22.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 233 (21.80%) TDD
16 221 (20.67%) Entity Framework
17 201 (18.80%) SQL Server 2016
18 192 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 190 (17.77%) Microsoft Azure
20 186 (17.40%) Web Application Development
21 183 (17.12%) WCF
22 182 (17.03%) Windows
23 181 (16.93%) AngularJS
24 175 (16.37%) RESTful
25 166 (15.53%) HTML5
26 158 (14.78%) BDD
27 147 (13.75%) T-SQL
28 135 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
29 134 (12.54%) Git (software)
30 133 (12.44%) 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 64 (5.99%) IIS
2 51 (4.77%) BizTalk Server
3 44 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.78%) Umbraco
5 18 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.22%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.84%) K2 blackpearl
8 8 (0.75%) Apache
8 8 (0.75%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.65%) Hyperledger
9 7 (0.65%) JBoss
10 6 (0.56%) SAS
11 5 (0.47%) CMS
11 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle UPK
13 3 (0.28%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 32 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.094%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.75%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.47%) Bond Adapt
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.28%) Maximo
9 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 190 (17.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.06%) Office 365
4 11 (1.03%) GitHub
5 10 (0.94%) SaaS
6 9 (0.84%) Sage Pay
7 8 (0.75%) IaaS
8 5 (0.47%) Asana
8 5 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.47%) PaaS
9 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.19%) Google Play
10 2 (0.19%) Serverless
11 1 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.094%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.094%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.094%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.094%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.65%) DNS
2 34 (3.18%) DHCP
3 32 (2.99%) Internet
4 25 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 23 (2.15%) LAN
6 22 (2.06%) WAN
7 18 (1.68%) SAN
8 12 (1.12%) Firewall
8 12 (1.12%) Wireless
9 10 (0.94%) VoIP
10 9 (0.84%) SMS
11 8 (0.75%) Hyperconnected
11 8 (0.75%) NAS
11 8 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (0.65%) Skype
13 5 (0.47%) VPN
13 5 (0.47%) WLAN
14 2 (0.19%) PBX
15 1 (0.094%) HTTP
15 1 (0.094%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (18.80%) SQL Server 2016
2 126 (11.79%) NoSQL
3 124 (11.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 122 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 90 (8.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 83 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
7 70 (6.55%) MongoDB
8 66 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 60 (5.61%) MySQL
10 45 (4.21%) Relational Database
11 44 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 39 (3.65%) RavenDB
13 31 (2.90%) Power BI
14 27 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (2.25%) Oracle Database
16 21 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (1.40%) Big Data
18 13 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
18 13 (1.22%) RDBMS
19 12 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 134 (12.54%) Git (software)
2 97 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (7.11%) Visual Studio
4 34 (3.18%) Jenkins
5 27 (2.53%) JIRA
6 22 (2.06%) NUnit
7 20 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (1.87%) Selenium
8 19 (1.78%) Moq
9 18 (1.68%) Subversion
10 15 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (1.31%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.84%) MSTest
13 8 (0.75%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.56%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.47%) CruiseControl
15 5 (0.47%) HP UFT
15 5 (0.47%) Hudson
15 5 (0.47%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 89 (8.33%) Finance
2 76 (7.11%) Retail
3 64 (5.99%) Advertising
4 34 (3.18%) Marketing
5 15 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.03%) Banking
6 11 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.84%) Law
8 6 (0.56%) Games
9 4 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.28%) Automotive
10 3 (0.28%) Back Office
10 3 (0.28%) Local Government
11 2 (0.19%) Billing
11 2 (0.19%) Electronics
11 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.094%) Legal
Job Titles
1 715 (66.88%) Developer
2 510 (47.71%) .NET Developer
3 161 (15.06%) C# Developer
4 128 (11.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 93 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 88 (8.23%) Analyst
7 86 (8.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 85 (7.95%) Software Developer
9 84 (7.86%) Senior Developer
10 78 (7.30%) DBA
11 73 (6.83%) SQL Developer
12 65 (6.08%) Senior .NET Developer
13 59 (5.52%) SQL DBA
14 58 (5.43%) Web Developer
15 56 (5.24%) Support Analyst
16 55 (5.14%) .NET Software Developer
16 55 (5.14%) Applications Support
17 47 (4.40%) Applications Developer
18 45 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 44 (4.12%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 716 (66.98%) .NET
2 533 (49.86%) ASP.NET
3 442 (41.35%) HTML
4 433 (40.51%) CSS
5 294 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 268 (25.07%) jQuery
7 256 (23.95%) .NET Framework
8 239 (22.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 221 (20.67%) Entity Framework
10 192 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 183 (17.12%) WCF
12 181 (16.93%) AngularJS
13 175 (16.37%) RESTful
14 166 (15.53%) HTML5
15 135 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 131 (12.25%) Web Services
17 125 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 124 (11.60%) Node.js
19 114 (10.66%) CSS3
20 76 (7.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
3 53 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 45 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.21%) Clustering
4 45 (4.21%) Fintech
5 43 (4.02%) Replication
6 37 (3.46%) User Experience
7 30 (2.81%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.15%) NHS
9 10 (0.94%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.84%) Data Centre
10 9 (0.84%) EPoS
11 8 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (0.75%) Music Streaming
11 8 (0.75%) Photography
11 8 (0.75%) W3C
12 5 (0.47%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 182 (17.03%) Windows
2 80 (7.48%) Windows Server
3 56 (5.24%) Linux
4 45 (4.21%) Windows 7
5 35 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (2.81%) Android
7 29 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (2.62%) Apple iOS
9 25 (2.34%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.12%) Unix
12 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.19%) CentOS
14 1 (0.094%) Fedora
14 1 (0.094%) VMS
14 1 (0.094%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (50.51%) MVC
2 458 (42.84%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (21.80%) TDD
4 186 (17.40%) Web Application Development
5 158 (14.78%) BDD
6 133 (12.44%) Scrum
7 116 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
8 110 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
9 109 (10.20%) Web Development
10 82 (7.67%) OO
11 75 (7.02%) ITIL
12 61 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
13 60 (5.61%) Unit Testing
14 59 (5.52%) Software Engineering
15 52 (4.86%) Test Automation
16 50 (4.68%) Dependency Injection
17 47 (4.40%) DevOps
17 47 (4.40%) SOA
18 45 (4.21%) E-Commerce
19 39 (3.65%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 722 (67.54%) C#
2 475 (44.43%) SQL
3 434 (40.60%) JavaScript
4 147 (13.75%) T-SQL
5 107 (10.01%) Ruby
6 92 (8.61%) VB.NET
7 54 (5.05%) VB
8 50 (4.68%) Java
9 42 (3.93%) PowerShell
10 32 (2.99%) PHP
11 26 (2.43%) Python
12 25 (2.34%) PL/SQL
13 21 (1.96%) TypeScript
14 19 (1.78%) C++
15 13 (1.22%) C
16 12 (1.12%) VBScript
17 11 (1.03%) Perl
17 11 (1.03%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.65%) Bourne shell
19 6 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 70 (6.55%) Degree
2 47 (4.40%) SC Cleared
2 47 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.59%) MCP
6 14 (1.31%) CCNA
6 14 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.84%) MCSA
7 9 (0.84%) MCSE
8 8 (0.75%) MCPD
9 6 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.56%) MCDBA
9 6 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.37%) CCNP
11 3 (0.28%) HND
11 3 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.094%) ISEB
12 1 (0.094%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.094%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.40%) SLA
2 12 (1.12%) QA
3 10 (0.94%) PMO
4 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.56%) GDPR
4 6 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.37%) TickIT
6 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.18%) Hyper-V
3 29 (2.71%) Docker
4 18 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.47%) vSphere
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.37%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (2.90%) SCCM
2 18 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 17 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 11 (1.03%) SCOM
5 9 (0.84%) Ansible
5 9 (0.84%) Puppet
6 8 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (0.56%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.28%) WSUS
11 2 (0.19%) Ambari
11 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.19%) Terraform
12 1 (0.094%) logstash
Vendors
1 363 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.64%) Oracle
3 96 (8.98%) Google
4 69 (6.45%) Facebook
5 49 (4.58%) SAP
6 36 (3.37%) VMware
7 34 (3.18%) Sitecore
8 32 (2.99%) Remedy
9 20 (1.87%) Twitter
10 19 (1.78%) Xamarin
11 18 (1.68%) Dell
12 17 (1.59%) Cisco
13 9 (0.84%) DevExpress
13 9 (0.84%) Tableau
14 8 (0.75%) BMC
14 8 (0.75%) JD Edwards
14 8 (0.75%) Nimsoft
14 8 (0.75%) Progress
15 7 (0.65%) Citrix
15 7 (0.65%) Salesforce.com