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 3 months to 29 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 501 652 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.62% 20.87% 20.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.29% 60.88% 58.73%
Number of salaries quoted 436 546 634
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 845 1071 1272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.41% 34.28% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 727 847 1059
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 29 May 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 3 months to 29 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -4 168 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Northamptonshire +2 124 £42,500 +13.33% 16
Derbyshire +2 89 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Leicestershire -7 85 £42,500 +18.05% 20
Lincolnshire -2 24 £40,000 -5.88% 9
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 575 (59.83%) .NET
2 550 (57.23%) C#
3 452 (47.03%) SQL
4 408 (42.46%) ASP.NET
5 353 (36.73%) Microsoft
6 332 (34.55%) MVC
7 317 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
8 287 (29.86%) JavaScript
9 270 (28.10%) HTML
10 253 (26.33%) CSS
11 252 (26.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 199 (20.71%) .NET Framework
13 191 (19.88%) T-SQL
14 189 (19.67%) Windows
15 157 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
15 157 (16.34%) TDD
16 147 (15.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 141 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 141 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 138 (14.36%) AngularJS
19 128 (13.32%) SQL Server 2016
20 127 (13.22%) Data Warehouse
21 123 (12.80%) jQuery
21 123 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 114 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
23 111 (11.55%) Web Development
24 110 (11.45%) Degree
25 109 (11.34%) WCF
25 109 (11.34%) Git (software)
26 108 (11.24%) Web Application Development

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 62 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 50 (5.20%) IIS
3 45 (4.68%) MS Exchange
4 40 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 27 (2.81%) CMS
7 14 (1.46%) Umbraco
8 13 (1.35%) Skype for Business
9 12 (1.25%) EPiServer
9 12 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.94%) K2 blackpearl
10 9 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.73%) DNN
11 7 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.73%) Hyperledger
11 7 (0.73%) JBoss
11 7 (0.73%) nginx
12 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 65 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.46%) Office 365
4 12 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.25%) Sage Pay
5 9 (0.94%) Google Play
6 6 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (0.62%) SaaS
7 4 (0.42%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 3 (0.31%) Boomi
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 70 (7.28%) SAN
2 47 (4.89%) Firewall
3 31 (3.23%) WAN
4 28 (2.91%) Internet
4 28 (2.91%) LAN
5 21 (2.19%) DNS
6 20 (2.08%) DHCP
7 17 (1.77%) Wireless
8 12 (1.25%) VLAN
8 12 (1.25%) VoIP
9 7 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (0.73%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.62%) VPN
11 5 (0.52%) Intranet
11 5 (0.52%) Skype
11 5 (0.52%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.31%) LDAP
13 3 (0.31%) NAS
13 3 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (15.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 141 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 141 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 128 (13.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 127 (13.22%) Data Warehouse
5 88 (9.16%) NoSQL
6 85 (8.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 69 (7.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 69 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 67 (6.97%) SQL Server 2014
9 62 (6.45%) MongoDB
10 53 (5.52%) Power BI
11 39 (4.06%) Big Data
12 36 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
13 33 (3.43%) Relational Database
14 31 (3.23%) MySQL
15 20 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (1.98%) Oracle Database
16 19 (1.98%) RavenDB
17 18 (1.87%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 109 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 98 (10.20%) Visual Studio
3 72 (7.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.60%) Subversion
5 19 (1.98%) MSBuild
6 15 (1.56%) CruiseControl
7 12 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (1.14%) JIRA
8 11 (1.14%) Mercurial
9 10 (1.04%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.83%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.83%) TestComplete
11 7 (0.73%) MSTest
11 7 (0.73%) NUnit
12 5 (0.52%) Selenium
12 5 (0.52%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.42%) AppVeyor
13 4 (0.42%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.21%) FitNesse
14 2 (0.21%) Grunt
General
1 98 (10.20%) Finance
2 50 (5.20%) Advertising
3 37 (3.85%) Retail
4 33 (3.43%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.87%) Law
6 16 (1.66%) Games
6 16 (1.66%) Legal
7 11 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.04%) Banking
9 5 (0.52%) Marketing
9 5 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.42%) Local Government
11 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.21%) Automotive
11 2 (0.21%) Back Office
11 2 (0.21%) Electronics
11 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 584 (60.77%) Developer
2 326 (33.92%) .NET Developer
3 198 (20.60%) C# Developer
4 154 (16.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 127 (13.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 106 (11.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 81 (8.43%) SQL Developer
8 79 (8.22%) Software Developer
9 75 (7.80%) Analyst
10 61 (6.35%) DBA
11 60 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 57 (5.93%) Senior Developer
13 56 (5.83%) SQL DBA
14 52 (5.41%) Administrator
15 51 (5.31%) Web Developer
16 46 (4.79%) .NET Software Developer
17 43 (4.47%) C# Software Developer
18 42 (4.37%) Data Warehouse Developer
19 38 (3.95%) Architect
20 36 (3.75%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 575 (59.83%) .NET
2 408 (42.46%) ASP.NET
3 270 (28.10%) HTML
4 253 (26.33%) CSS
5 252 (26.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 199 (20.71%) .NET Framework
7 138 (14.36%) AngularJS
8 123 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 123 (12.80%) jQuery
9 114 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 109 (11.34%) WCF
11 107 (11.13%) Web Services
12 101 (10.51%) RESTful
13 100 (10.41%) Node.js
14 93 (9.68%) Entity Framework
15 92 (9.57%) HTML5
16 82 (8.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 64 (6.66%) CSS3
18 53 (5.52%) KnockoutJS
19 49 (5.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
2 67 (6.97%) Computer Science
3 63 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
4 61 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (4.27%) Clustering
6 32 (3.33%) Fintech
7 31 (3.23%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.14%) NHS
9 11 (1.14%) Replication
10 10 (1.04%) Graphic Design
10 10 (1.04%) iPhone
10 10 (1.04%) Private Cloud
11 9 (0.94%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.73%) iPad
12 7 (0.73%) Life Science
12 7 (0.73%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.73%) User Experience
13 6 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 189 (19.67%) Windows
2 80 (8.32%) Windows Server
3 37 (3.85%) Linux
4 22 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.46%) Unix
7 11 (1.14%) Android
8 10 (1.04%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.21%) CentOS
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) Debian
11 1 (0.10%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (34.55%) MVC
2 317 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
3 157 (16.34%) TDD
4 111 (11.55%) Web Development
5 108 (11.24%) Web Application Development
6 106 (11.03%) Scrum
7 88 (9.16%) BDD
8 77 (8.01%) ETL
9 69 (7.18%) ITIL
10 62 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (6.35%) SDLC
12 59 (6.14%) Software Engineering
13 58 (6.04%) CRM
14 53 (5.52%) OO
15 47 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
16 40 (4.16%) SOLID
17 38 (3.95%) Mentoring
18 37 (3.85%) Unit Testing
19 33 (3.43%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 550 (57.23%) C#
2 452 (47.03%) SQL
3 287 (29.86%) JavaScript
4 191 (19.88%) T-SQL
5 76 (7.91%) VB.NET
6 65 (6.76%) Ruby
7 63 (6.56%) VB
8 43 (4.47%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.98%) Java
10 18 (1.87%) VBA
11 17 (1.77%) VB6
12 13 (1.35%) C++
12 13 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.35%) VBScript
13 11 (1.14%) PHP
14 8 (0.83%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 5 (0.52%) C
16 5 (0.52%) ES6
16 5 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (11.45%) Degree
2 77 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (5.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 47 (4.89%) MCITP
5 37 (3.85%) MCSE
6 34 (3.54%) Security Cleared
7 23 (2.39%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.14%) CCNA
8 11 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.04%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.83%) MCSA
11 6 (0.62%) CCNP
11 6 (0.62%) CISSP
11 6 (0.62%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (0.62%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (0.52%) MCTS
12 5 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.31%) HND
13 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.08%) Data Quality
1 20 (2.08%) QA
2 15 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.83%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (7.70%) Active Directory
2 40 (4.16%) vSphere
3 36 (3.75%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (1.98%) Docker
6 13 (1.35%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.31%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.21%) Firmware
9 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.10%) NFS
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.10%) Samba
10 1 (0.10%) Squid
10 1 (0.10%) Varnish
10 1 (0.10%) Xen
10 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (4.37%) SCCM
2 36 (3.75%) SCOM
3 22 (2.29%) SCSM
4 7 (0.73%) Kibana
5 6 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.52%) Puppet
7 4 (0.42%) Ansible
7 4 (0.42%) logstash
7 4 (0.42%) Salt
8 3 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.31%) WSUS
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.10%) Cacti
10 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 353 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.83%) VMware
3 52 (5.41%) Oracle
4 45 (4.68%) NetApp
5 37 (3.85%) Cisco
6 32 (3.33%) SAP
7 27 (2.81%) Facebook
8 23 (2.39%) SonicWALL
9 20 (2.08%) Tableau
10 19 (1.98%) Citrix
11 16 (1.66%) HP
12 15 (1.56%) Xamarin
13 12 (1.25%) JD Edwards
14 11 (1.14%) Meraki
15 10 (1.04%) Google
15 10 (1.04%) iManage
16 8 (0.83%) Dell
16 8 (0.83%) ProCurve
16 8 (0.83%) Sage
17 6 (0.62%) Cognos
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Training Budget
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 25 Days holiday, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Healthcare, Pension, 33 days Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + pension + package
Posted: 6 days ago