Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 793 1024 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.06% 18.67% 20.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.62% 61.13% 62.57%
Number of salaries quoted 709 929 1210
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,700 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1507 1675 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 30.52% 30.54% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1417 1820
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.13% - +2.56%

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 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 483 (60.91%) SQL
2 363 (45.78%) Microsoft
3 355 (44.77%) C#
4 354 (44.64%) .NET
5 260 (32.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 232 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
7 209 (26.36%) ASP.NET
8 194 (24.46%) T-SQL
9 187 (23.58%) MVC
10 174 (21.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 161 (20.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 154 (19.42%) Windows
13 149 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
14 144 (18.16%) Data Warehouse
15 124 (15.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 121 (15.26%) JavaScript
17 120 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 118 (14.88%) Oracle
19 110 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
20 101 (12.74%) .NET Framework
21 100 (12.61%) ETL
21 100 (12.61%) Finance
21 100 (12.61%) SQL Server 2012
22 95 (11.98%) TDD
23 86 (10.84%) Degree
24 85 (10.72%) Scrum
25 83 (10.47%) Web Services
25 83 (10.47%) AngularJS
26 80 (10.09%) Windows Server
27 76 (9.58%) SDLC

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 52 (6.56%) IIS
2 41 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 38 (4.79%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.77%) SAS
5 17 (2.14%) Apache
5 17 (2.14%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.77%) Confluence
7 13 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (1.39%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (1.39%) CMS
9 10 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.63%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (4.54%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.50%) SPSS
4 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 110 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.01%) Office 365
4 7 (0.88%) SaaS
5 5 (0.63%) PaaS
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 2 (0.25%) GitHub
6 2 (0.25%) IaaS
6 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.13%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.13%) Firebase
7 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.67%) SAN
2 28 (3.53%) LAN
3 27 (3.40%) WAN
4 21 (2.65%) VPN
5 19 (2.40%) Firewall
6 11 (1.39%) DHCP
6 11 (1.39%) DNS
7 10 (1.26%) Internet
8 6 (0.76%) Network Security
8 6 (0.76%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.63%) AMQP
9 5 (0.63%) FTP
9 5 (0.63%) VoIP
10 4 (0.50%) NAS
10 4 (0.50%) SNMP
11 3 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.38%) ISDN
11 3 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.25%) MPLS
12 2 (0.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (32.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 174 (21.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 161 (20.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 144 (18.16%) Data Warehouse
5 124 (15.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 100 (12.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 65 (8.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 63 (7.94%) SQL Server 2016
9 53 (6.68%) Relational Database
10 52 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 41 (5.17%) MySQL
12 30 (3.78%) Oracle Database
13 27 (3.40%) Big Data
14 25 (3.15%) Power BI
15 21 (2.65%) MS Access
16 19 (2.40%) Riak
17 17 (2.14%) Event Store
17 17 (2.14%) SAP Data Services
18 15 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 15 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (9.33%) Visual Studio
2 48 (6.05%) Octopus Deploy
2 48 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 36 (4.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 30 (3.78%) JIRA
6 29 (3.66%) Subversion
7 26 (3.28%) Selenium
7 26 (3.28%) SpecFlow
8 18 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 18 (2.27%) TeamCity
9 16 (2.02%) NUnit
10 10 (1.26%) FitNesse
10 10 (1.26%) SoapUI
11 9 (1.13%) MSTest
12 7 (0.88%) GCC
12 7 (0.88%) JBehave
12 7 (0.88%) JUnit
12 7 (0.88%) Ranorex
12 7 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 100 (12.61%) Finance
2 31 (3.91%) Advertising
3 30 (3.78%) Marketing
4 20 (2.52%) Games
5 15 (1.89%) Legal
6 11 (1.39%) Retail
7 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.76%) Law
8 6 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.50%) Automotive
10 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 367 (46.28%) Developer
2 161 (20.30%) .NET Developer
3 95 (11.98%) C# Developer
4 91 (11.48%) DBA
5 88 (11.10%) SQL Developer
6 86 (10.84%) Analyst
7 80 (10.09%) Administrator
8 77 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 74 (9.33%) Senior Developer
10 71 (8.95%) SQL DBA
11 68 (8.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 46 (5.80%) SSIS Developer
13 45 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 36 (4.54%) Software Developer
15 35 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
16 34 (4.29%) Applications Support
17 32 (4.04%) ETL Developer
17 32 (4.04%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (44.64%) .NET
2 209 (26.36%) ASP.NET
3 120 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 101 (12.74%) .NET Framework
5 83 (10.47%) AngularJS
5 83 (10.47%) Web Services
6 73 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 69 (8.70%) HTML
8 51 (6.43%) CSS
9 49 (6.18%) WCF
10 43 (5.42%) Entity Framework
11 41 (5.17%) XML
12 38 (4.79%) jQuery
13 30 (3.78%) SOAP
14 24 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 16 (2.02%) KnockoutJS
17 15 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
18 14 (1.77%) HTML5
18 14 (1.77%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.92%) NHS
3 37 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.65%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.40%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.02%) Replication
8 14 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (1.64%) Clustering
10 11 (1.39%) Fintech
11 10 (1.26%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.13%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.13%) Streaming Music
13 8 (1.01%) Computer Science
13 8 (1.01%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.63%) BBC
14 5 (0.63%) Social Media
15 4 (0.50%) PKI
15 4 (0.50%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 154 (19.42%) Windows
2 80 (10.09%) Windows Server
3 69 (8.70%) Linux
4 41 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (3.66%) Unix
7 24 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.76%) Android
10 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.50%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) AIX
14 1 (0.13%) CentOS
14 1 (0.13%) HPUX
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (23.58%) MVC
3 149 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
4 100 (12.61%) ETL
5 95 (11.98%) TDD
6 85 (10.72%) Scrum
7 76 (9.58%) SDLC
8 64 (8.07%) Software Engineering
9 63 (7.94%) Mentoring
10 54 (6.81%) BDD
10 54 (6.81%) Data Modelling
11 52 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
13 45 (5.67%) Pair Programming
14 42 (5.30%) High Availability
14 42 (5.30%) OO
15 41 (5.17%) Web Development
16 37 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
17 36 (4.54%) ITIL
18 34 (4.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 483 (60.91%) SQL
2 355 (44.77%) C#
3 194 (24.46%) T-SQL
4 121 (15.26%) JavaScript
5 74 (9.33%) Java
6 68 (8.58%) PowerShell
7 53 (6.68%) Python
8 46 (5.80%) VB
9 31 (3.91%) VBA
10 17 (2.14%) C++
10 17 (2.14%) Ruby
11 15 (1.89%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 14 (1.77%) VB6
13 10 (1.26%) PHP
14 7 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.88%) VC++
15 5 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.50%) VBScript
17 3 (0.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 86 (10.84%) Degree
2 27 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (2.52%) MCSE
4 16 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.89%) MCSA
6 14 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.01%) ISEB
7 8 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.76%) MCP
10 5 (0.63%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.50%) CCNA
11 4 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.50%) CISSP
11 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.25%) CEH
12 2 (0.25%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.66%) SLA
2 24 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.51%) QA
4 8 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.25%) DICOM
6 2 (0.25%) HL7
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 56 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 51 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.28%) XenApp
4 20 (2.52%) XenDesktop
5 17 (2.14%) Docker
6 15 (1.89%) vSphere
7 12 (1.51%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.63%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.50%) KVM
12 3 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.38%) XenServer
13 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.13%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.14%) Puppet
2 15 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
3 13 (1.64%) Grafana
4 10 (1.26%) SCCM
5 7 (0.88%) LiteSpeed
5 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 7 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (0.88%) SCOM
5 7 (0.88%) ZENworks
6 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.76%) WSUS
7 5 (0.63%) Ansible
7 5 (0.63%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.50%) WMI
9 3 (0.38%) Graphite
9 3 (0.38%) Opsview
9 3 (0.38%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 363 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 118 (14.88%) Oracle
3 61 (7.69%) VMware
4 41 (5.17%) Citrix
5 33 (4.16%) SAP
6 26 (3.28%) NetApp
7 21 (2.65%) Cisco
8 17 (2.14%) HP
9 15 (1.89%) CommVault
9 15 (1.89%) Splunk
10 13 (1.64%) Tableau
11 12 (1.51%) Xamarin
12 11 (1.39%) Dell Compellent
13 10 (1.26%) Facebook
13 10 (1.26%) Google
13 10 (1.26%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.01%) Symantec
15 7 (0.88%) Civica
15 7 (0.88%) Veeam
16 6 (0.76%) Dell