Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 841 1095 1432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.58% 18.17% 20.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.69% 56.01% 61.01%
Number of salaries quoted 773 956 1283
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £26,300 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £55,250 £55,000 £56,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

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 1627 1955 2347
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 32.07% 32.44% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1604 1943
Leeds median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,850 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 488 (58.03%) SQL
2 391 (46.49%) .NET
3 390 (46.37%) C#
4 353 (41.97%) Microsoft
5 251 (29.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 242 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
7 230 (27.35%) ASP.NET
8 202 (24.02%) MVC
9 191 (22.71%) Windows
10 184 (21.88%) T-SQL
11 173 (20.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 167 (19.86%) Data Warehouse
13 161 (19.14%) Business Intelligence
14 154 (18.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 144 (17.12%) JavaScript
16 138 (16.41%) Finance
17 136 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
18 127 (15.10%) Oracle
19 126 (14.98%) SQL Server 2008
20 125 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
21 115 (13.67%) SQL Server 2012
22 102 (12.13%) Scrum
23 101 (12.01%) Web Services
23 101 (12.01%) TDD
24 96 (11.41%) Degree
25 93 (11.06%) .NET Framework
25 93 (11.06%) Java
26 90 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
27 89 (10.58%) Windows Server
28 87 (10.34%) HTML

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 75 (8.92%) IIS
2 66 (7.85%) SharePoint
3 50 (5.95%) MS Exchange
4 27 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.50%) CMS
5 21 (2.50%) SAS
6 19 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (2.02%) Apache
8 14 (1.66%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.07%) Mule
11 9 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (1.07%) Skype for Business
11 9 (1.07%) Umbraco
11 9 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.95%) JBoss
13 7 (0.83%) Confluence
13 7 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.07%) SPSS
4 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) Maximo
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 125 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.14%) Office 365
4 6 (0.71%) SaaS
5 5 (0.59%) PaaS
6 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.36%) GitHub
8 2 (0.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (0.24%) Firebase
9 1 (0.12%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.12%) Force.com
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.12%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.69%) SAN
2 29 (3.45%) VPN
3 14 (1.66%) Firewall
3 14 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.55%) DHCP
5 12 (1.43%) DNS
6 11 (1.31%) LAN
6 11 (1.31%) NAS
7 9 (1.07%) Internet
7 9 (1.07%) WAN
8 6 (0.71%) ISDN
8 6 (0.71%) VoIP
9 5 (0.59%) AMQP
9 5 (0.59%) FTP
9 5 (0.59%) HTTP
10 3 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.24%) Skype
11 2 (0.24%) SMS
11 2 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (29.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 173 (20.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 167 (19.86%) Data Warehouse
4 154 (18.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 126 (14.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 115 (13.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 78 (9.27%) SQL Server 2016
8 77 (9.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 66 (7.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 42 (4.99%) MySQL
11 41 (4.88%) Relational Database
12 38 (4.52%) Oracle Database
13 36 (4.28%) Big Data
14 31 (3.69%) Power BI
15 27 (3.21%) MS Access
16 17 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (1.78%) Data Mining
17 15 (1.78%) RDBMS
18 14 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 64 (7.61%) Visual Studio
2 43 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 37 (4.40%) Git (software)
5 35 (4.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 30 (3.57%) Selenium
7 25 (2.97%) JIRA
8 23 (2.73%) SpecFlow
9 22 (2.62%) Subversion
10 18 (2.14%) Jenkins
11 14 (1.66%) JUnit
12 13 (1.55%) NUnit
13 12 (1.43%) SoapUI
14 11 (1.31%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.07%) FitNesse
15 9 (1.07%) JMeter
16 7 (0.83%) GCC
16 7 (0.83%) JBehave
16 7 (0.83%) Ranorex
16 7 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 138 (16.41%) Finance
2 37 (4.40%) Marketing
3 33 (3.92%) Advertising
4 24 (2.85%) Games
5 23 (2.73%) Legal
6 22 (2.62%) Retail
7 19 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.83%) Law
10 3 (0.36%) Automotive
11 2 (0.24%) Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 373 (44.35%) Developer
2 185 (22.00%) .NET Developer
3 122 (14.51%) Analyst
4 110 (13.08%) C# Developer
5 97 (11.53%) DBA
6 88 (10.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 83 (9.87%) SQL DBA
8 73 (8.68%) SQL Developer
9 69 (8.20%) Administrator
10 65 (7.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 64 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
12 63 (7.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 58 (6.90%) Senior Developer
14 48 (5.71%) Applications Support
15 46 (5.47%) Software Developer
16 44 (5.23%) SQL Analyst
17 41 (4.88%) SSIS Developer
18 36 (4.28%) ETL Developer
18 36 (4.28%) Support Analyst
19 34 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (46.49%) .NET
2 230 (27.35%) ASP.NET
3 136 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 101 (12.01%) Web Services
5 93 (11.06%) .NET Framework
6 87 (10.34%) HTML
7 81 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 70 (8.32%) AngularJS
9 67 (7.97%) XML
10 65 (7.73%) CSS
11 63 (7.49%) WCF
12 58 (6.90%) jQuery
13 41 (4.88%) Entity Framework
14 33 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 33 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
15 28 (3.33%) WinForms
16 24 (2.85%) SOAP
17 23 (2.73%) Node.js
17 23 (2.73%) RESTful
18 21 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
2 36 (4.28%) NHS
3 26 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 21 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (2.26%) Clustering
7 16 (1.90%) Replication
8 14 (1.66%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.43%) Streaming Music
10 10 (1.19%) Fintech
11 8 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.83%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.71%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.71%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.71%) User Experience
14 5 (0.59%) BBC
14 5 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.59%) iPad
14 5 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 191 (22.71%) Windows
2 89 (10.58%) Windows Server
3 73 (8.68%) Linux
4 41 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (4.64%) Unix
5 39 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.19%) Android
7 10 (1.19%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.07%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (24.02%) MVC
3 161 (19.14%) Business Intelligence
4 102 (12.13%) Scrum
5 101 (12.01%) TDD
6 87 (10.34%) ETL
7 84 (9.99%) SDLC
8 70 (8.32%) Software Engineering
9 69 (8.20%) Mentoring
10 60 (7.13%) BDD
11 53 (6.30%) Pair Programming
12 52 (6.18%) Data Modelling
13 46 (5.47%) High Availability
14 45 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (4.99%) ITIL
16 41 (4.88%) Mathematics
17 40 (4.76%) Project Management
17 40 (4.76%) Web Development
18 38 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
19 35 (4.16%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 488 (58.03%) SQL
2 390 (46.37%) C#
3 184 (21.88%) T-SQL
4 144 (17.12%) JavaScript
5 93 (11.06%) Java
6 65 (7.73%) PowerShell
7 51 (6.06%) VB
8 49 (5.83%) Python
9 42 (4.99%) VBA
10 30 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 23 (2.73%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.14%) Ruby
13 16 (1.90%) C++
14 13 (1.55%) PHP
14 13 (1.55%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.55%) VB6
15 8 (0.95%) VBScript
16 7 (0.83%) VC++
17 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 96 (11.41%) Degree
2 13 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.19%) MCP
4 10 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.07%) ISEB
6 8 (0.95%) MCSE
7 7 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.59%) CCNA
8 5 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.36%) CCNP
11 2 (0.24%) CISSP
11 2 (0.24%) MCSA
12 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.12%) MBCS
12 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.92%) SLA
2 30 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.43%) QA
4 7 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.24%) DICOM
6 2 (0.24%) HL7
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 57 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.33%) vSphere
4 24 (2.85%) XenApp
5 20 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.19%) Docker
8 8 (0.95%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.71%) Terminal Server
9 6 (0.71%) XenServer
10 3 (0.36%) KVM
10 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (2.73%) SCCM
2 19 (2.26%) Failover Clustering
3 16 (1.90%) SCOM
4 11 (1.31%) Puppet
5 8 (0.95%) Grafana
5 8 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.83%) ZENworks
7 6 (0.71%) LiteSpeed
7 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (0.71%) Opsview
8 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.48%) Ansible
10 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.36%) WSUS
11 2 (0.24%) Graphite
11 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.24%) Rancher
11 2 (0.24%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 353 (41.97%) Microsoft
2 127 (15.10%) Oracle
3 59 (7.02%) VMware
4 49 (5.83%) Citrix
5 24 (2.85%) Tableau
6 23 (2.73%) NetApp
7 20 (2.38%) SAP
8 19 (2.26%) CommVault
8 19 (2.26%) Dell Compellent
9 15 (1.78%) Civica
10 14 (1.66%) IBM
11 13 (1.55%) Cisco
12 12 (1.43%) Splunk
13 11 (1.31%) HP
14 10 (1.19%) Facebook
14 10 (1.19%) Sitecore
14 10 (1.19%) Xamarin
15 9 (1.07%) Google
15 9 (1.07%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.07%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus amazing benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + WFH + 25 Days
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
William Hill
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k- £50k + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NHS England
Salary: From £47,092 to £58,217 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago