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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 379 485 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.11% 16.58% 21.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.04% 55.18% 63.50%
Number of salaries quoted 347 413 590
Median salary £41,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.12% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 789 879 1107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 31.46% 30.05% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 687 702 921
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 457 (54.08%) SQL
2 404 (47.81%) C#
3 399 (47.22%) .NET
4 346 (40.95%) Microsoft
5 241 (28.52%) ASP.NET
6 234 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
7 230 (27.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 211 (24.97%) MVC
9 209 (24.73%) Windows
10 167 (19.76%) T-SQL
10 167 (19.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 159 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
12 154 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
13 151 (17.87%) JavaScript
14 149 (17.63%) Finance
15 142 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 140 (16.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 129 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
18 123 (14.56%) Oracle
19 121 (14.32%) SQL Server 2008
20 119 (14.08%) SQL Server 2012
21 104 (12.31%) Windows Server
21 104 (12.31%) .NET Framework
22 102 (12.07%) IIS
22 102 (12.07%) Web Services
23 97 (11.48%) TDD
24 96 (11.36%) Scrum
24 96 (11.36%) Active Directory
25 93 (11.01%) HTML
26 89 (10.53%) Java

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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
1 102 (12.07%) IIS
2 72 (8.52%) SharePoint
3 62 (7.34%) MS Exchange
4 29 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (3.43%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.84%) CMS
6 23 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (1.78%) Apache
8 15 (1.78%) SAS
9 14 (1.66%) Umbraco
10 13 (1.54%) Skype for Business
10 13 (1.54%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (1.30%) Mule
11 11 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.95%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.83%) JBoss
Applications
1 59 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.07%) SPSS
4 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.47%) Maximo
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 129 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.25%) Office 365
4 7 (0.83%) PaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.36%) GitHub
6 3 (0.36%) SaaS
7 2 (0.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (0.24%) Firebase
8 1 (0.12%) Force.com
8 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.38%) SAN
2 32 (3.79%) VPN
3 23 (2.72%) DNS
4 20 (2.37%) Firewall
5 19 (2.25%) DHCP
6 18 (2.13%) NAS
6 18 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.30%) Internet
8 9 (1.07%) ISDN
8 9 (1.07%) LAN
8 9 (1.07%) VoIP
9 7 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (0.83%) WAN
10 5 (0.59%) AMQP
10 5 (0.59%) FTP
10 5 (0.59%) HTTP
11 3 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.24%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.24%) Skype
13 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (27.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 167 (19.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 159 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
4 140 (16.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 121 (14.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 119 (14.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 77 (9.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 69 (8.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 68 (8.05%) SQL Server 2016
10 39 (4.62%) Relational Database
11 35 (4.14%) Big Data
11 35 (4.14%) Oracle Database
12 30 (3.55%) MySQL
13 29 (3.43%) Power BI
14 22 (2.60%) MS Access
15 18 (2.13%) NoSQL
16 16 (1.89%) RDBMS
17 15 (1.78%) Data Mining
18 14 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (8.05%) Visual Studio
2 37 (4.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 35 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 33 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (3.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 25 (2.96%) JIRA
7 23 (2.72%) Selenium
8 19 (2.25%) Subversion
9 18 (2.13%) SpecFlow
10 14 (1.66%) JUnit
11 13 (1.54%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.07%) JMeter
12 9 (1.07%) NUnit
12 9 (1.07%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.95%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.71%) GCC
14 6 (0.71%) JBehave
14 6 (0.71%) Ranorex
14 6 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (0.59%) FitNesse
General
1 149 (17.63%) Finance
2 38 (4.50%) Marketing
3 35 (4.14%) Retail
4 30 (3.55%) Advertising
5 25 (2.96%) Legal
6 24 (2.84%) Games
7 19 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.83%) Law
10 4 (0.47%) Automotive
11 3 (0.36%) Local Government
12 2 (0.24%) Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 381 (45.09%) Developer
2 205 (24.26%) .NET Developer
3 125 (14.79%) C# Developer
4 122 (14.44%) Analyst
5 104 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 101 (11.95%) DBA
7 81 (9.59%) SQL DBA
8 79 (9.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 76 (8.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 72 (8.52%) SQL Developer
11 65 (7.69%) Administrator
11 65 (7.69%) Senior Developer
12 60 (7.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 56 (6.63%) Software Developer
14 52 (6.15%) Applications Support
15 43 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 43 (5.09%) Support Analyst
16 41 (4.85%) C# Software Developer
17 40 (4.73%) Software Engineer
17 40 (4.73%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (47.22%) .NET
2 241 (28.52%) ASP.NET
3 142 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 104 (12.31%) .NET Framework
5 102 (12.07%) Web Services
6 93 (11.01%) HTML
7 87 (10.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 73 (8.64%) CSS
9 70 (8.28%) AngularJS
10 69 (8.17%) WCF
11 68 (8.05%) XML
12 58 (6.86%) jQuery
13 49 (5.80%) Entity Framework
14 41 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 36 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
16 31 (3.67%) RESTful
16 31 (3.67%) WinForms
17 27 (3.20%) Node.js
18 25 (2.96%) HTML5
19 19 (2.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 30 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (3.08%) Clustering
6 24 (2.84%) NHS
7 20 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.25%) Replication
9 13 (1.54%) Streaming Music
10 12 (1.42%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.07%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.95%) Fintech
13 7 (0.83%) HP StoreVirtual
13 7 (0.83%) iPad
14 6 (0.71%) User Experience
15 5 (0.59%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.59%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.59%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.47%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 209 (24.73%) Windows
2 104 (12.31%) Windows Server
3 75 (8.88%) Linux
4 47 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (5.33%) Unix
6 44 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.07%) Android
9 9 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.24%) Solaris
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (24.97%) MVC
3 154 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
4 97 (11.48%) TDD
5 96 (11.36%) Scrum
6 87 (10.30%) ETL
7 76 (8.99%) SDLC
8 64 (7.57%) Software Engineering
9 60 (7.10%) BDD
10 57 (6.75%) Mentoring
11 52 (6.15%) Data Modelling
12 45 (5.33%) High Availability
12 45 (5.33%) Pair Programming
13 44 (5.21%) ITIL
14 41 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
14 41 (4.85%) Project Management
15 39 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (4.26%) Mathematics
16 36 (4.26%) Web Development
17 35 (4.14%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 457 (54.08%) SQL
2 404 (47.81%) C#
3 167 (19.76%) T-SQL
4 151 (17.87%) JavaScript
5 89 (10.53%) Java
6 68 (8.05%) PowerShell
7 43 (5.09%) VB
8 34 (4.02%) VBA
9 32 (3.79%) Python
9 32 (3.79%) VB.NET
10 21 (2.49%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.78%) C++
11 15 (1.78%) Ruby
12 13 (1.54%) TypeScript
13 12 (1.42%) VB6
14 10 (1.18%) PHP
15 7 (0.83%) VBScript
16 6 (0.71%) VC++
17 4 (0.47%) C
17 4 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 86 (10.18%) Degree
2 19 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.42%) MCP
3 12 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.30%) MCSE
4 11 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.95%) CCNA
5 8 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.83%) ISEB
7 5 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.47%) CCNP
8 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.12%) CISSP
9 1 (0.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.12%) MBCS
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.67%) Data Quality
2 30 (3.55%) SLA
3 10 (1.18%) QA
4 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.36%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.24%) PMO
7 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 96 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 62 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.67%) vSphere
4 30 (3.55%) XenApp
5 23 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.07%) XenServer
8 8 (0.95%) Terminal Server
9 6 (0.71%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.59%) Docker
11 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.24%) KVM
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (3.31%) SCCM
2 19 (2.25%) Failover Clustering
3 17 (2.01%) SCOM
4 8 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (0.95%) Opsview
5 7 (0.83%) Grafana
5 7 (0.83%) Puppet
6 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (0.71%) ZENworks
7 3 (0.36%) LiteSpeed
7 3 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.36%) WSUS
8 2 (0.24%) Graphite
8 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.12%) Ansible
9 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 346 (40.95%) Microsoft
2 123 (14.56%) Oracle
3 66 (7.81%) VMware
4 63 (7.46%) Citrix
5 25 (2.96%) Tableau
6 23 (2.72%) Dell Compellent
6 23 (2.72%) NetApp
7 21 (2.49%) CommVault
8 19 (2.25%) SAP
9 18 (2.13%) Civica
10 14 (1.66%) Cisco
10 14 (1.66%) Sitecore
11 13 (1.54%) IBM
12 12 (1.42%) HP
13 10 (1.18%) Nimble Storage
13 10 (1.18%) Splunk
14 9 (1.07%) EMC
14 9 (1.07%) Symantec
14 9 (1.07%) Veeam
15 8 (0.95%) CheckPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £48000 per annum, Benefits Macbook + Phone + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k- £50k + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + on site gym + free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 25 days holiday, 2 x life assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday