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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 416 620 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.30% 19.26% 19.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.36% 55.16% 57.70%
Number of salaries quoted 393 509 571
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £55,000 £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 810 1124 1163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 31.74% 34.92% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 723 896 964
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 454 (50.11%) SQL
2 450 (49.67%) C#
3 442 (48.79%) .NET
4 365 (40.29%) Microsoft
5 269 (29.69%) ASP.NET
6 255 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
7 239 (26.38%) MVC
8 235 (25.94%) Windows
9 215 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 172 (18.98%) JavaScript
11 171 (18.87%) Finance
12 170 (18.76%) T-SQL
13 162 (17.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 159 (17.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 159 (17.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 152 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 148 (16.34%) Windows Server
16 148 (16.34%) Data Warehouse
17 140 (15.45%) IIS
18 134 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
19 130 (14.35%) .NET Framework
20 125 (13.80%) Active Directory
21 123 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
22 122 (13.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 116 (12.80%) Oracle
24 114 (12.58%) Web Services
25 110 (12.14%) HTML
26 106 (11.70%) Scrum
27 99 (10.93%) CSS
28 96 (10.60%) TDD

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
1 140 (15.45%) IIS
2 91 (10.04%) MS Exchange
3 77 (8.50%) SharePoint
4 41 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (3.31%) CMS
6 23 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (2.54%) Tomcat
7 20 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (2.21%) Umbraco
8 15 (1.66%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.32%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.21%) Mule
11 11 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (1.10%) SAS
13 8 (0.88%) Apache
13 8 (0.88%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.66%) JBoss
15 5 (0.55%) iPlanet
Applications
1 55 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.77%) SPSS
4 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.44%) Maximo
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Shopify
4 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 123 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.98%) Office 365
4 5 (0.55%) PaaS
5 4 (0.44%) SaaS
6 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.22%) GitHub
8 1 (0.11%) Firebase
8 1 (0.11%) Force.com
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.08%) SAN
2 32 (3.53%) DNS
3 27 (2.98%) VPN
4 26 (2.87%) Firewall
5 25 (2.76%) DHCP
6 22 (2.43%) Internet
6 22 (2.43%) NAS
7 21 (2.32%) LAN
8 18 (1.99%) TCP/IP
8 18 (1.99%) WAN
9 11 (1.21%) ISDN
9 11 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (1.21%) VoIP
10 5 (0.55%) HTTP
11 4 (0.44%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.33%) FTP
13 2 (0.22%) ADSL
13 2 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.22%) Wireless
14 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 162 (17.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 159 (17.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 159 (17.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 148 (16.34%) Data Warehouse
5 122 (13.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 93 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 87 (9.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 41 (4.53%) SQL Server 2016
9 37 (4.08%) Relational Database
10 31 (3.42%) MySQL
11 25 (2.76%) NoSQL
11 25 (2.76%) Oracle Database
12 22 (2.43%) Power BI
13 21 (2.32%) Big Data
14 20 (2.21%) QlikView
15 18 (1.99%) MS Access
15 18 (1.99%) RDBMS
16 14 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (1.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 68 (7.51%) Visual Studio
2 46 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (3.31%) Git (software)
4 26 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (1.32%) JIRA
7 11 (1.21%) Selenium
8 10 (1.10%) JMeter
8 10 (1.10%) JUnit
9 9 (0.99%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.55%) FitNesse
10 5 (0.55%) NUnit
10 5 (0.55%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.55%) tSQLt
11 4 (0.44%) NetBeans
11 4 (0.44%) NuGet
11 4 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
11 4 (0.44%) TestComplete
11 4 (0.44%) YouTrack
12 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 171 (18.87%) Finance
2 42 (4.64%) Retail
3 31 (3.42%) Legal
4 28 (3.09%) Marketing
5 25 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 25 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.66%) Advertising
7 14 (1.55%) Games
8 6 (0.66%) Law
9 5 (0.55%) Electronics
10 4 (0.44%) Back Office
11 2 (0.22%) Banking
11 2 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 412 (45.47%) Developer
2 240 (26.49%) .NET Developer
3 139 (15.34%) C# Developer
4 126 (13.91%) Analyst
5 115 (12.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 101 (11.15%) DBA
7 92 (10.15%) SQL Developer
8 84 (9.27%) SQL DBA
9 81 (8.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 71 (7.84%) Software Engineer
11 70 (7.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 70 (7.73%) Senior Developer
12 65 (7.17%) Support Analyst
13 62 (6.84%) Software Developer
14 59 (6.51%) Applications Support
15 52 (5.74%) .NET Software Engineer
16 51 (5.63%) Administrator
17 50 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 49 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
18 49 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (48.79%) .NET
2 269 (29.69%) ASP.NET
3 152 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 130 (14.35%) .NET Framework
5 114 (12.58%) Web Services
6 110 (12.14%) HTML
7 99 (10.93%) CSS
8 87 (9.60%) WCF
9 83 (9.16%) XML
10 81 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 70 (7.73%) jQuery
12 66 (7.28%) AngularJS
13 62 (6.84%) Entity Framework
14 54 (5.96%) KnockoutJS
15 52 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 38 (4.19%) HTML5
17 35 (3.86%) Node.js
18 34 (3.75%) RESTful
18 34 (3.75%) WinForms
19 28 (3.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (3.97%) Clustering
4 34 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 33 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (3.09%) Replication
7 21 (2.32%) Streaming Music
8 16 (1.77%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.66%) NHS
10 13 (1.43%) Computer Science
11 12 (1.32%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.32%) User Experience
12 10 (1.10%) e-Learning
13 9 (0.99%) HP StoreVirtual
14 8 (0.88%) iPad
15 5 (0.55%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.55%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.44%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
16 4 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 235 (25.94%) Windows
2 148 (16.34%) Windows Server
3 77 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (6.18%) Linux
6 43 (4.75%) Unix
6 43 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.43%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.21%) Android
9 10 (1.10%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.99%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.22%) Solaris
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (26.38%) MVC
3 134 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
4 106 (11.70%) Scrum
5 96 (10.60%) TDD
6 88 (9.71%) Software Engineering
7 75 (8.28%) ETL
8 67 (7.40%) SDLC
9 56 (6.18%) Data Modelling
10 54 (5.96%) Performance Tuning
11 51 (5.63%) BDD
12 50 (5.52%) Web Development
13 49 (5.41%) ITIL
14 48 (5.30%) Migration
15 46 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
16 41 (4.53%) High Availability
16 41 (4.53%) Project Management
17 39 (4.30%) Mentoring
18 38 (4.19%) Pair Programming
19 34 (3.75%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 454 (50.11%) SQL
2 450 (49.67%) C#
3 172 (18.98%) JavaScript
4 170 (18.76%) T-SQL
5 83 (9.16%) PowerShell
6 69 (7.62%) Java
7 47 (5.19%) VB.NET
8 39 (4.30%) VB
9 27 (2.98%) VBA
10 17 (1.88%) PL/SQL
11 16 (1.77%) Python
12 14 (1.55%) VB6
13 11 (1.21%) C++
13 11 (1.21%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.10%) Ruby
14 10 (1.10%) VBScript
15 8 (0.88%) PHP
16 5 (0.55%) C
17 4 (0.44%) Haskell
17 4 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 67 (7.40%) Degree
2 61 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (2.98%) MCSE
4 13 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.21%) MCP
7 10 (1.10%) CCNA
7 10 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.99%) MCITP
9 7 (0.77%) ISEB
9 7 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.66%) MCTS
11 5 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.44%) CCNP
12 4 (0.44%) MCSA
13 3 (0.33%) CCA
13 3 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.33%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.76%) Data Quality
2 23 (2.54%) SLA
3 6 (0.66%) QA
4 4 (0.44%) SNOMED CT
5 3 (0.33%) HL7
5 3 (0.33%) PMO
6 2 (0.22%) DICOM
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 125 (13.80%) Active Directory
2 74 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (4.19%) vSphere
4 34 (3.75%) XenApp
5 23 (2.54%) Hyper-V
6 21 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.21%) XenServer
8 8 (0.88%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.77%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.11%) KVM
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (4.42%) SCCM
2 21 (2.32%) SCOM
3 16 (1.77%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.55%) Opsview
5 4 (0.44%) WSUS
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Sentry
7 2 (0.22%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.11%) Puppet
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 365 (40.29%) Microsoft
2 116 (12.80%) Oracle
3 95 (10.49%) VMware
4 70 (7.73%) Citrix
5 27 (2.98%) Tableau
6 26 (2.87%) NetApp
7 21 (2.32%) Dell Compellent
8 19 (2.10%) Civica
9 18 (1.99%) Cisco
9 18 (1.99%) Sitecore
10 16 (1.77%) CommVault
10 16 (1.77%) SAP
11 13 (1.43%) HP
11 13 (1.43%) Nimble Storage
12 12 (1.32%) EMC
13 10 (1.10%) IBM
13 10 (1.10%) Veeam
14 8 (0.88%) Avaya
15 6 (0.66%) Kaspersky
15 6 (0.66%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £50,000 pa + £6,000 Car Allowance, up to 25% bonus and benefits (inc
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Good Coffee...
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £49000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago