The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 466 658 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.95% 20.08% 18.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.62% 54.20% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 418 515 602
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 Leeds with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 823 1214 1209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 31.70% 37.05% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 742 983 1003
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Leeds.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Leeds

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 519 (51.08%) SQL
2 511 (50.30%) C#
3 493 (48.52%) .NET
4 419 (41.24%) Microsoft
5 297 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
6 287 (28.25%) ASP.NET
7 253 (24.90%) MVC
8 244 (24.02%) Windows
9 233 (22.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 209 (20.57%) T-SQL
11 196 (19.29%) JavaScript
12 195 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 189 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 189 (18.60%) MS Excel
14 173 (17.03%) Finance
15 169 (16.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 163 (16.04%) Windows Server
17 150 (14.76%) ASP.NET MVC
18 144 (14.17%) .NET Framework
19 143 (14.07%) IIS
20 140 (13.78%) Data Warehouse
21 136 (13.39%) Oracle
22 134 (13.19%) Active Directory
23 132 (12.99%) HTML
24 131 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
25 125 (12.30%) Scrum
25 125 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
25 125 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 123 (12.11%) Web Services
27 121 (11.91%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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
1 143 (14.07%) IIS
2 96 (9.45%) MS Exchange
3 79 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 44 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (3.74%) CMS
6 30 (2.95%) Tomcat
7 25 (2.46%) Umbraco
8 21 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.57%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.48%) SAS
11 15 (1.48%) Skype for Business
12 12 (1.18%) Apache
13 11 (1.08%) Mule
14 10 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.98%) JBoss
14 10 (0.98%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (0.69%) EPiServer
Applications
1 189 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.31%) MS Office
3 11 (1.08%) SPSS
4 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.49%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.39%) Maximo
4 2 (0.20%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.098%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.098%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.098%) Magento
5 1 (0.098%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.098%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.098%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 125 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.25%) Office 365
4 7 (0.69%) SaaS
5 5 (0.49%) PaaS
6 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.098%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.098%) Firebase
7 1 (0.098%) Force.com
7 1 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.098%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.51%) SAN
2 35 (3.44%) DNS
3 31 (3.05%) LAN
4 30 (2.95%) Firewall
4 30 (2.95%) NAS
5 28 (2.76%) WAN
6 27 (2.66%) DHCP
7 24 (2.36%) VPN
8 22 (2.17%) Internet
9 16 (1.57%) TCP/IP
10 11 (1.08%) ISDN
10 11 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (1.08%) VoIP
11 7 (0.69%) HTTP
12 4 (0.39%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.20%) ADSL
13 2 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.20%) Intranet
13 2 (0.20%) Network Security
13 2 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (22.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 195 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 189 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 169 (16.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 140 (13.78%) Data Warehouse
6 125 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 121 (11.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 92 (9.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 57 (5.61%) MySQL
10 51 (5.02%) Relational Database
11 42 (4.13%) SQL Server 2016
12 33 (3.25%) NoSQL
13 28 (2.76%) RDBMS
14 24 (2.36%) Big Data
15 22 (2.17%) QlikView
16 21 (2.07%) Oracle Database
17 20 (1.97%) Power BI
18 18 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
19 15 (1.48%) Hadoop
20 12 (1.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 80 (7.87%) Visual Studio
2 73 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (3.35%) Git (software)
4 28 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (1.57%) JMeter
6 14 (1.38%) JUnit
6 14 (1.38%) Selenium
7 11 (1.08%) JIRA
8 8 (0.79%) SpecFlow
8 8 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.59%) NetBeans
9 6 (0.59%) NUnit
10 5 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.49%) FitNesse
10 5 (0.49%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.49%) tSQLt
11 4 (0.39%) NuGet
12 3 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
13 2 (0.20%) MSTest
13 2 (0.20%) ReSharper
General
1 173 (17.03%) Finance
2 42 (4.13%) Retail
3 31 (3.05%) Legal
4 27 (2.66%) Marketing
4 27 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.79%) Advertising
6 8 (0.79%) Law
7 7 (0.69%) Games
8 6 (0.59%) Banking
9 5 (0.49%) Back Office
10 4 (0.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.098%) Automotive
12 1 (0.098%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 490 (48.23%) Developer
2 280 (27.56%) .NET Developer
3 176 (17.32%) C# Developer
4 142 (13.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 122 (12.01%) Analyst
6 116 (11.42%) DBA
6 116 (11.42%) SQL Developer
7 100 (9.84%) SQL DBA
8 88 (8.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 83 (8.17%) Senior Developer
10 82 (8.07%) Software Engineer
11 76 (7.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 69 (6.79%) Support Analyst
13 66 (6.50%) Software Developer
14 64 (6.30%) Applications Support
15 63 (6.20%) .NET Software Engineer
16 59 (5.81%) .NET Software Developer
17 56 (5.51%) C# Software Engineer
18 54 (5.31%) C# Software Developer
18 54 (5.31%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (48.52%) .NET
2 287 (28.25%) ASP.NET
3 150 (14.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 144 (14.17%) .NET Framework
5 132 (12.99%) HTML
6 123 (12.11%) Web Services
7 115 (11.32%) CSS
8 114 (11.22%) WCF
9 90 (8.86%) XML
10 85 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 84 (8.27%) jQuery
12 74 (7.28%) AngularJS
13 62 (6.10%) Entity Framework
14 61 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
15 58 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 43 (4.23%) WinForms
17 42 (4.13%) HTML5
18 41 (4.04%) WPF
19 40 (3.94%) Node.js
20 39 (3.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.04%) Clustering
3 39 (3.84%) Replication
4 35 (3.44%) Data Centre
5 30 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.46%) Streaming Music
7 18 (1.77%) N-Tier
8 14 (1.38%) NHS
8 14 (1.38%) User Experience
9 13 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.28%) e-Learning
10 11 (1.08%) iPad
10 11 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.89%) HP StoreVirtual
12 8 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.49%) New Media
13 5 (0.49%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.39%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 244 (24.02%) Windows
2 163 (16.04%) Windows Server
3 87 (8.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (5.81%) Linux
6 48 (4.72%) Unix
7 42 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (2.46%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.18%) Android
10 11 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.69%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.39%) Solaris
13 2 (0.20%) AIX
13 2 (0.20%) HPUX
13 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.098%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (24.90%) MVC
3 131 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
4 125 (12.30%) Scrum
5 104 (10.24%) Software Engineering
6 91 (8.96%) ETL
7 90 (8.86%) TDD
8 69 (6.79%) SDLC
8 69 (6.79%) Web Development
9 67 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
10 63 (6.20%) Data Modelling
11 50 (4.92%) ITIL
11 50 (4.92%) Mentoring
11 50 (4.92%) Migration
12 46 (4.53%) DevOps
13 45 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 41 (4.04%) BDD
15 39 (3.84%) High Availability
15 39 (3.84%) Project Management
16 38 (3.74%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 519 (51.08%) SQL
2 511 (50.30%) C#
3 209 (20.57%) T-SQL
4 196 (19.29%) JavaScript
5 96 (9.45%) PowerShell
6 69 (6.79%) Java
7 57 (5.61%) VB.NET
8 35 (3.44%) VB
9 29 (2.85%) Python
10 23 (2.26%) VBA
11 21 (2.07%) Ruby
12 15 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.38%) VB6
14 10 (0.98%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.79%) VBScript
16 6 (0.59%) C++
16 6 (0.59%) Delphi
16 6 (0.59%) Haskell
17 5 (0.49%) C
17 5 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 87 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (7.97%) Degree
3 31 (3.05%) MCSE
4 16 (1.57%) MCITP
5 12 (1.18%) MCP
5 12 (1.18%) MCTS
5 12 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.08%) ISEB
6 11 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.98%) CCNA
7 10 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.39%) CCNP
9 4 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (0.39%) MCSA
10 3 (0.30%) CCA
10 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.30%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.36%) SLA
2 20 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.38%) QA
4 6 (0.59%) HL7
5 5 (0.49%) DICOM
6 4 (0.39%) IFRS
6 4 (0.39%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.30%) PMO
7 3 (0.30%) SNOMED CT
8 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.098%) UCITS
System Software
1 134 (13.19%) Active Directory
2 85 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.94%) vSphere
4 35 (3.44%) XenApp
5 24 (2.36%) Hyper-V
6 22 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.08%) XenServer
8 9 (0.89%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.79%) KVM
9 8 (0.79%) Xen
10 7 (0.69%) Terminal Server
10 7 (0.69%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.098%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (3.84%) SCCM
2 22 (2.17%) SCOM
3 7 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.69%) Puppet
4 6 (0.59%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.49%) Cobbler
5 5 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.49%) Opsview
6 4 (0.39%) WSUS
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Sentry
8 2 (0.20%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.098%) Ansible
9 1 (0.098%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.098%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.098%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 419 (41.24%) Microsoft
2 136 (13.39%) Oracle
3 119 (11.71%) VMware
4 73 (7.19%) Citrix
5 31 (3.05%) Tableau
6 27 (2.66%) Cisco
6 27 (2.66%) NetApp
7 23 (2.26%) Sitecore
8 19 (1.87%) Dell Compellent
8 19 (1.87%) SAP
9 17 (1.67%) Civica
10 16 (1.57%) HP
11 14 (1.38%) CommVault
11 14 (1.38%) IBM
12 13 (1.28%) EMC
12 13 (1.28%) Nimble Storage
13 12 (1.18%) Veeam
14 11 (1.08%) Splunk
15 8 (0.79%) Avaya
16 7 (0.69%) BEA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + 5% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k- £50k + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus Scheme, Pension, Flexitime.
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + training expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training Opportunity!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus,
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago