The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 11 11 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 65 52 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 16.54% 16.46% 34.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.17% 60.47% 84.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 49 130
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,200 £45,000
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 Leicester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 120 86 176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 30.53% 27.22% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 104 79 154
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,750 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Leicester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Leicester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leicester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 105 (73.43%) C#
1 105 (73.43%) .NET
2 89 (62.24%) SQL
3 84 (58.74%) ASP.NET
4 72 (50.35%) MVC
5 55 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (35.66%) JavaScript
7 50 (34.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 45 (31.47%) CSS
9 43 (30.07%) Microsoft
10 42 (29.37%) T-SQL
11 38 (26.57%) jQuery
12 37 (25.87%) .NET Framework
13 33 (23.08%) AngularJS
13 33 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 33 (23.08%) XML
14 32 (22.38%) Visual Studio
15 31 (21.68%) Windows
16 30 (20.98%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (19.58%) VB.NET
18 27 (18.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 27 (18.88%) Degree
19 26 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 26 (18.18%) HTML
20 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET Web API
21 24 (16.78%) SQL Server 2008
22 22 (15.38%) MS Excel
22 22 (15.38%) Mentoring
23 21 (14.69%) OO
24 20 (13.99%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 10 (6.99%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.20%) IIS
4 4 (2.80%) CMS
5 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.70%) Alfresco
Applications
1 22 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.39%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.80%) Office 365
4 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.40%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) LAN
1 4 (2.80%) WAN
2 3 (2.10%) VoIP
3 2 (1.40%) Firewall
3 2 (1.40%) LDAP
3 2 (1.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (16.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (12.59%) MongoDB
5 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (10.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (7.69%) NoSQL
9 9 (6.29%) MySQL
9 9 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (2.10%) DTS
14 2 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (22.38%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.59%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (6.99%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Banking
3 3 (2.10%) Automotive
4 1 (0.70%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (67.83%) Developer
2 61 (42.66%) .NET Developer
3 49 (34.27%) C# Developer
4 40 (27.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (23.08%) SQL Developer
6 17 (11.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (10.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (10.49%) SQL Server Developer
8 12 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 12 (8.39%) Senior Developer
9 11 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 10 (6.99%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Senior Software Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (73.43%) .NET
2 84 (58.74%) ASP.NET
3 50 (34.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (31.47%) CSS
5 38 (26.57%) jQuery
6 37 (25.87%) .NET Framework
7 33 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 33 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 33 (23.08%) XML
8 26 (18.18%) HTML
9 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (13.99%) Ajax
10 20 (13.99%) JSON
11 19 (13.29%) RESTful
12 18 (12.59%) Web Services
13 15 (10.49%) Entity Framework
14 9 (6.29%) WinForms
14 9 (6.29%) WPF
15 8 (5.59%) Node.js
15 8 (5.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.98%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.29%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.40%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.68%) Windows
2 15 (10.49%) Linux
3 4 (2.80%) Unix
3 4 (2.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.70%) Android
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.35%) MVC
2 55 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 21 (14.69%) OO
5 20 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (12.59%) Kanban
7 17 (11.89%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.79%) Logistics
8 14 (9.79%) SDLC
9 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.69%) IT Strategy
9 11 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.99%) ETL
10 10 (6.99%) Line Management
11 8 (5.59%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (5.59%) Multithreading
11 8 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (5.59%) Project Management
11 8 (5.59%) TDD
11 8 (5.59%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 105 (73.43%) C#
2 89 (62.24%) SQL
3 51 (35.66%) JavaScript
4 42 (29.37%) T-SQL
5 28 (19.58%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.29%) VB
7 8 (5.59%) C++
7 8 (5.59%) F#
7 8 (5.59%) Java
7 8 (5.59%) PHP
7 8 (5.59%) Ruby
8 4 (2.80%) VBA
9 3 (2.10%) VB6
10 2 (1.40%) C
11 1 (0.70%) Delphi
11 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (18.88%) Degree
2 5 (3.50%) MCTS
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.99%) Docker
2 5 (3.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (5.59%) Kibana
1 8 (5.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (30.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.59%) Oracle
3 7 (4.90%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.50%) Tableau
5 2 (1.40%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) VMware
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