Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 291 477 713
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.38% 12.94% 16.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.43% 43.28% 54.34%
Number of salaries quoted 305 465 638
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 670 1,102 1,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.12% 29.89% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 560 960 1,047
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,475 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £68,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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 0 93 £47,000 +17.50% 7
Nottinghamshire +7 86 £51,500 +14.44% 29
Leicestershire -3 54 £47,500 +18.75% 24
Derbyshire -4 40 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Lincolnshire +9 12 £31,500 -18.71% 9
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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.

1 190 (65.29%) SQL
2 153 (52.58%) .NET
3 143 (49.14%) C#
4 139 (47.77%) Microsoft
5 107 (36.77%) Azure
6 78 (26.80%) ASP.NET
7 76 (26.12%) CSS
7 76 (26.12%) HTML
8 70 (24.05%) T-SQL
9 68 (23.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 61 (20.96%) JavaScript
11 57 (19.59%) MVC
12 54 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (18.21%) .NET Core
14 52 (17.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 47 (16.15%) Oracle
16 46 (15.81%) .NET Framework
16 46 (15.81%) Git (software)
17 43 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
18 42 (14.43%) SQL Server 2012
19 37 (12.71%) DevOps
19 37 (12.71%) Microservices
20 36 (12.37%) AngularJS
20 36 (12.37%) jQuery
21 33 (11.34%) RESTful
21 33 (11.34%) Windows
22 32 (11.00%) PL/SQL
22 32 (11.00%) React
22 32 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
23 30 (10.31%) Data Warehouse

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 20 (6.87%) CMS
2 15 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (4.47%) IIS
5 6 (2.06%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.03%) WordPress
7 2 (0.69%) Apache
7 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.69%) SAS
7 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.34%) Appian
8 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.03%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.34%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 107 (36.77%) Azure
2 29 (9.97%) Power Platform
3 20 (6.87%) AWS
4 17 (5.84%) Azure Data Factory
5 13 (4.47%) SaaS
6 8 (2.75%) Office 365
7 6 (2.06%) npm
8 5 (1.72%) GCP
8 5 (1.72%) PaaS
9 4 (1.37%) GitHub
10 3 (1.03%) Boomi
10 3 (1.03%) G Suite
10 3 (1.03%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.69%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.69%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.15%) SAN
2 11 (3.78%) Firewall
3 9 (3.09%) NAS
4 5 (1.72%) LAN
4 5 (1.72%) WAN
5 4 (1.37%) Internet
6 3 (1.03%) Intranet
7 2 (0.69%) DHCP
7 2 (0.69%) DNS
7 2 (0.69%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.69%) VoIP
7 2 (0.69%) VPN
8 1 (0.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (23.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 52 (17.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (14.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (9.28%) Power BI
6 18 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (5.84%) MongoDB
8 16 (5.50%) Redis
9 14 (4.81%) Oracle Database
10 12 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (3.09%) Relational Database
12 8 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 7
14 6 (2.06%) MySQL
14 6 (2.06%) OLAP
15 4 (1.37%) OLTP
15 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (15.81%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (8.25%) Visual Studio
4 13 (4.47%) TeamCity
5 11 (3.78%) JIRA
6 10 (3.44%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.06%) Grunt
8 6 (2.06%) gulp
8 6 (2.06%) jspm
8 6 (2.06%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (6.19%) Finance
2 17 (5.84%) Back Office
3 14 (4.81%) Games
4 8 (2.75%) Retail
5 7 (2.41%) Marketing
6 5 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.37%) Law
7 4 (1.37%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 143 (49.14%) Developer
2 57 (19.59%) Senior Developer
3 54 (18.56%) C# Developer
4 50 (17.18%) .NET Developer
5 43 (14.78%) Analyst
6 32 (11.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 28 (9.62%) Software Developer
8 27 (9.28%) DBA
9 23 (7.90%) Web Developer
10 22 (7.56%) Applications Support
10 22 (7.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (7.22%) Analyst Developer
12 18 (6.19%) Architect
12 18 (6.19%) Data Engineer
12 18 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (6.19%) Senior Analyst Developer
13 17 (5.84%) SQL DBA
14 15 (5.15%) SQL Developer
15 14 (4.81%) Senior Web Developer
15 14 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (52.58%) .NET
2 78 (26.80%) ASP.NET
3 76 (26.12%) CSS
3 76 (26.12%) HTML
4 53 (18.21%) .NET Core
5 46 (15.81%) .NET Framework
6 36 (12.37%) AngularJS
6 36 (12.37%) jQuery
7 33 (11.34%) RESTful
8 32 (11.00%) React
9 29 (9.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (9.97%) Web Services
10 26 (8.93%) ASP.NET Core
11 24 (8.25%) Entity Framework
12 23 (7.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 23 (7.90%) HTML5
13 22 (7.56%) CSS3
13 22 (7.56%) WinForms
14 21 (7.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (4.81%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.50%) Replication
3 15 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.75%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.75%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.41%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.06%) User Experience
9 2 (0.69%) Clustering
9 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.69%) PlayStation
9 2 (0.69%) Podcast
9 2 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.34%) Windows
2 16 (5.50%) AIX
3 14 (4.81%) Linux
4 10 (3.44%) Unix
5 8 (2.75%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.41%) CentOS
7 6 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.59%) MVC
2 54 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (12.71%) DevOps
4 37 (12.71%) Microservices
5 32 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (9.97%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (8.93%) Scrum
8 23 (7.90%) Requirements Gathering
9 21 (7.22%) SDLC
9 21 (7.22%) Web Development
10 20 (6.87%) High Availability
11 19 (6.53%) Business Analysis
11 19 (6.53%) ETL
11 19 (6.53%) UML
12 18 (6.19%) Analytics
13 16 (5.50%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (5.50%) ITIL
14 15 (5.15%) Database Mirroring
15 14 (4.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 190 (65.29%) SQL
2 143 (49.14%) C#
3 70 (24.05%) T-SQL
4 61 (20.96%) JavaScript
5 32 (11.00%) PL/SQL
6 16 (5.50%) Python
7 14 (4.81%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.44%) Java
8 10 (3.44%) TypeScript
9 9 (3.09%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 7 (2.41%) VB
11 6 (2.06%) VBA
12 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.72%) Ruby
12 5 (1.72%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.03%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (1.03%) R
14 2 (0.69%) ES6
15 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (2.41%) Degree
2 6 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.03%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.03%) MCP
3 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) MCSA
4 2 (0.69%) MCSE
5 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.34%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.34%) OCP
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.44%) QA
2 7 (2.41%) GDPR
3 6 (2.06%) SLA
4 5 (1.72%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (6.19%) Docker
2 16 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.47%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (5.50%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.81%) MIIS
3 8 (2.75%) SCCM
4 7 (2.41%) Puppet
5 6 (2.06%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (2.06%) Terraform
6 5 (1.72%) Ansible
6 5 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.03%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 139 (47.77%) Microsoft
2 47 (16.15%) Oracle
3 11 (3.78%) Databricks
3 11 (3.78%) IBM
4 8 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.06%) Telerik
6 5 (1.72%) Citrix
6 5 (1.72%) Dell
7 4 (1.37%) VMware
8 3 (1.03%) ABBYY
8 3 (1.03%) Google
8 3 (1.03%) HP
9 2 (0.69%) Avaya
9 2 (0.69%) Cisco
9 2 (0.69%) EMC
9 2 (0.69%) NetApp
9 2 (0.69%) RedGate
9 2 (0.69%) SAP
9 2 (0.69%) Sophos
9 2 (0.69%) Veeam