Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,055 993 1,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.92% 17.48% 19.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.22% 55.38% 58.96%
Number of salaries quoted 940 899 1,121
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £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 1,752 1,793 2,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 34.74% 31.56% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,542 1,502 1,687
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,775 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
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 20 May 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 20 May 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
Leicestershire +7 303 £40,000 - 59
Nottinghamshire 0 292 £42,500 - 60
Northamptonshire 0 251 £42,500 +0.89% 30
Derbyshire -2 123 £35,000 -12.50% 37
Lincolnshire +7 47 £37,500 +7.14% 13
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 717 (67.96%) C#
2 701 (66.45%) .NET
3 546 (51.75%) SQL
4 495 (46.92%) MVC
5 486 (46.07%) ASP.NET
6 439 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
7 418 (39.62%) HTML
8 409 (38.77%) CSS
9 406 (38.48%) Microsoft
10 382 (36.21%) JavaScript
11 266 (25.21%) jQuery
12 259 (24.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 235 (22.27%) .NET Framework
14 232 (21.99%) Microsoft Azure
15 210 (19.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 199 (18.86%) Windows
17 189 (17.91%) Entity Framework
18 175 (16.59%) T-SQL
18 175 (16.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 168 (15.92%) TDD
20 166 (15.73%) AngularJS
20 166 (15.73%) SQL Server 2016
21 154 (14.60%) WCF
22 151 (14.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 151 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
23 145 (13.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 143 (13.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 129 (12.23%) Web Application Development
25 129 (12.23%) Scrum
26 128 (12.13%) HTML5

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 70 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.94%) IIS
3 28 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 19 (1.80%) Umbraco
5 18 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (1.61%) Confluence
6 17 (1.61%) K2 blackpearl
7 14 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
7 14 (1.33%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.04%) SAS
9 10 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.85%) CMS
11 6 (0.57%) Apache
12 5 (0.47%) Hyperledger
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle UPK
13 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.28%) DNN
14 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.095%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics SL
7 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.095%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.095%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.095%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 232 (21.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (3.32%) Office 365
4 22 (2.09%) GitHub
5 13 (1.23%) IaaS
6 12 (1.14%) SaaS
7 9 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.85%) Sage Pay
8 8 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (0.66%) Bluemix
9 7 (0.66%) PaaS
10 4 (0.38%) Serverless
11 3 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.095%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.095%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.095%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.55%) DNS
2 43 (4.08%) DHCP
3 26 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.90%) WAN
5 19 (1.80%) Firewall
5 19 (1.80%) Internet
5 19 (1.80%) LAN
5 19 (1.80%) SAN
6 12 (1.14%) VoIP
7 11 (1.04%) Hyperconnected
7 11 (1.04%) VPN
8 8 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (0.76%) SMS
8 8 (0.76%) WLAN
9 7 (0.66%) Skype
9 7 (0.66%) Wireless
10 4 (0.38%) SSL
10 4 (0.38%) VLAN
11 3 (0.28%) IPsec
11 3 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (16.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 166 (15.73%) SQL Server 2016
3 151 (14.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
5 94 (8.91%) NoSQL
6 85 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 74 (7.01%) MongoDB
8 63 (5.97%) Power BI
9 55 (5.21%) MySQL
9 55 (5.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 53 (5.02%) Relational Database
11 41 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 39 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 30 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (2.75%) Hadoop
15 28 (2.65%) RavenDB
16 26 (2.46%) Big Data
17 25 (2.37%) Oracle Database
18 22 (2.09%) SSDT
19 21 (1.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 109 (10.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 95 (9.00%) Git (software)
3 61 (5.78%) Visual Studio
4 51 (4.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 39 (3.70%) JIRA
6 35 (3.32%) Bitbucket
7 28 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 21 (1.99%) Moq
9 20 (1.90%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
11 16 (1.52%) Subversion
12 15 (1.42%) NUnit
13 9 (0.85%) MSTest
13 9 (0.85%) Selenium
14 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.57%) JUnit
16 5 (0.47%) Eclipse
16 5 (0.47%) ReSharper
17 3 (0.28%) CruiseControl
General
1 95 (9.00%) Retail
2 88 (8.34%) Finance
3 53 (5.02%) Advertising
4 46 (4.36%) Marketing
5 20 (1.90%) Automotive
5 20 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.61%) Banking
7 16 (1.52%) Law
8 12 (1.14%) Legal
9 8 (0.76%) Games
10 7 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.57%) Electronics
11 6 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.57%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.095%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.095%) French Language
13 1 (0.095%) German Language
13 1 (0.095%) Local Government
13 1 (0.095%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 705 (66.82%) Developer
2 488 (46.26%) .NET Developer
3 175 (16.59%) C# Developer
4 145 (13.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 108 (10.24%) Senior Developer
6 101 (9.57%) DBA
7 88 (8.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 87 (8.25%) SQL Developer
9 85 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 85 (8.06%) Software Developer
10 78 (7.39%) Senior .NET Developer
11 77 (7.30%) SQL DBA
12 69 (6.54%) .NET Software Developer
13 68 (6.45%) Analyst
14 55 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 54 (5.12%) Administrator
16 53 (5.02%) Applications Developer
17 48 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
18 44 (4.17%) Junior
19 42 (3.98%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 701 (66.45%) .NET
2 486 (46.07%) ASP.NET
3 418 (39.62%) HTML
4 409 (38.77%) CSS
5 266 (25.21%) jQuery
6 259 (24.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 235 (22.27%) .NET Framework
8 210 (19.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 189 (17.91%) Entity Framework
10 166 (15.73%) AngularJS
11 154 (14.60%) WCF
12 145 (13.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 143 (13.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 128 (12.13%) HTML5
15 125 (11.85%) RESTful
16 122 (11.56%) Web Services
17 89 (8.44%) Node.js
18 79 (7.49%) CSS3
19 75 (7.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 67 (6.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.83%) Replication
4 47 (4.45%) Mobile App
5 46 (4.36%) Clustering
6 44 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 34 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (3.03%) Fintech
9 29 (2.75%) NHS
10 27 (2.56%) User Experience
11 21 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
12 18 (1.71%) Data Centre
13 13 (1.23%) EPoS
14 12 (1.14%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
16 8 (0.76%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.76%) Music Streaming
16 8 (0.76%) Photography
17 5 (0.47%) Driving Licence
17 5 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 199 (18.86%) Windows
2 82 (7.77%) Windows Server
3 50 (4.74%) Linux
4 30 (2.84%) Android
4 30 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.75%) Windows 7
6 26 (2.46%) Windows 10
7 25 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.85%) Unix
10 5 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.19%) CentOS
12 2 (0.19%) Debian
12 2 (0.19%) Fedora
12 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.095%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (46.92%) MVC
2 439 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (15.92%) TDD
4 151 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
5 129 (12.23%) Scrum
5 129 (12.23%) Web Application Development
6 122 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
7 111 (10.52%) BDD
8 94 (8.91%) Performance Tuning
9 87 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
10 83 (7.87%) Web Development
11 73 (6.92%) Test Automation
12 71 (6.73%) Unit Testing
13 70 (6.64%) OO
14 63 (5.97%) Software Engineering
15 61 (5.78%) Dependency Injection
16 59 (5.59%) E-Commerce
17 53 (5.02%) ETL
18 51 (4.83%) ITIL
19 43 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 717 (67.96%) C#
2 546 (51.75%) SQL
3 382 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 175 (16.59%) T-SQL
5 113 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 80 (7.58%) Ruby
7 71 (6.73%) PowerShell
8 60 (5.69%) Java
9 52 (4.93%) VB
10 34 (3.22%) PL/SQL
11 31 (2.94%) C++
11 31 (2.94%) Python
12 26 (2.46%) PHP
13 17 (1.61%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.52%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 9 (0.85%) Perl
17 8 (0.76%) Delphi
17 8 (0.76%) VBA
18 7 (0.66%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 65 (6.16%) Degree
2 39 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (2.27%) MCP
4 21 (1.99%) MCPD
5 20 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.85%) MCSE
9 7 (0.66%) CCNA
9 7 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.66%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.66%) MCSA
10 6 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.47%) CCNP
11 5 (0.47%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.38%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.28%) HND
13 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.28%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.19%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.94%) SLA
2 16 (1.52%) PMO
3 11 (1.04%) GDPR
4 8 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.66%) QA
6 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.38%) TickIT
9 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 71 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.41%) Docker
3 30 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.66%) Firmware
8 5 (0.47%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.38%) vSphere
10 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.28%) Snort
10 3 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.19%) XenApp
12 1 (0.095%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.095%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (3.22%) SCCM
2 25 (2.37%) SCOM
3 24 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (2.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 11 (1.04%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.04%) Terraform
6 10 (0.95%) Ansible
6 10 (0.95%) Puppet
7 5 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.38%) WSUS
9 3 (0.28%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.28%) Snorby
9 3 (0.28%) Suricata
9 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.19%) Nagios
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 406 (38.48%) Microsoft
2 100 (9.48%) Oracle
3 79 (7.49%) Google
4 53 (5.02%) SAP
5 44 (4.17%) Facebook
6 36 (3.41%) VMware
7 31 (2.94%) Xamarin
8 29 (2.75%) Dell
9 21 (1.99%) Cisco
9 21 (1.99%) Tableau
10 15 (1.42%) Remedy
11 13 (1.23%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.76%) Citrix
12 8 (0.76%) Cloudera
12 8 (0.76%) Veeam
13 7 (0.66%) Juniper
13 7 (0.66%) MapR
13 7 (0.66%) Veritas
14 6 (0.57%) Informatica
14 6 (0.57%) Talend