Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 111 204 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 19.89% 24.58% 23.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.79% 71.33% 59.69%
Number of salaries quoted 110 197 202
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £23,500 £27,300 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,375 £54,050 £50,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,500 £39,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.53% +9.72% -4.00%

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 Leicester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 174 286 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 31.18% 34.46% 38.79%
Number of salaries quoted 172 272 288
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,600 £26,525 £21,425
90th Percentile £52,375 £54,950 £52,875
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 80 (72.07%) C#
2 77 (69.37%) .NET
3 69 (62.16%) ASP.NET
4 67 (60.36%) MVC
5 64 (57.66%) CSS
6 62 (55.86%) HTML
7 61 (54.95%) JavaScript
8 50 (45.05%) jQuery
9 47 (42.34%) SQL
10 44 (39.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (27.03%) .NET Framework
13 29 (26.13%) Unit Testing
14 28 (25.23%) Microsoft
15 24 (21.62%) Google
16 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (20.72%) Entity Framework
17 22 (19.82%) Windows
18 17 (15.32%) Web Services
18 17 (15.32%) T-SQL
18 17 (15.32%) Greenfield Project
19 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET Web API
19 14 (12.61%) User Experience
19 14 (12.61%) HTML5
19 14 (12.61%) Web Development
20 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
20 13 (11.71%) LAN
20 13 (11.71%) E-Commerce
20 13 (11.71%) WAN
21 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) CMS
2 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) Moodle
3 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.90%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.71%) LAN
1 13 (11.71%) WAN
2 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.11%) Wireless
3 1 (0.90%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.60%) MySQL
5 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.80%) Big Data
6 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (9.01%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.21%) Moq
3 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.90%) Selenium
3 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (6.31%) Games
1 7 (6.31%) Retail
2 5 (4.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.60%) Finance
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (73.87%) Developer
2 56 (50.45%) .NET Developer
3 28 (25.23%) C# Developer
4 18 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.41%) Senior Developer
6 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (12.61%) Software Developer
7 11 (9.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Support Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) Applications Support
8 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (8.11%) Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) IT Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (7.21%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) IT Support
10 8 (7.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) SQL Developer
10 8 (7.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (69.37%) .NET
2 69 (62.16%) ASP.NET
3 64 (57.66%) CSS
4 62 (55.86%) HTML
5 50 (45.05%) jQuery
6 44 (39.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 30 (27.03%) .NET Framework
8 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (20.72%) Entity Framework
9 17 (15.32%) Web Services
10 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (12.61%) HTML5
11 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
12 11 (9.91%) CSS3
13 10 (9.01%) XML
14 8 (7.21%) .NET Core
14 8 (7.21%) RESTful
14 8 (7.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (4.50%) JSON
15 5 (4.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (12.61%) User Experience
3 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.11%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.82%) Windows
2 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.36%) MVC
2 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.13%) Unit Testing
4 14 (12.61%) Web Development
5 13 (11.71%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.01%) ITIL
8 9 (8.11%) Network Load Balancing
9 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.21%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (7.21%) MVVM
9 8 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (6.31%) ERP
10 7 (6.31%) Front End Development
10 7 (6.31%) SDLC
11 6 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (5.41%) Web Application Development
12 5 (4.50%) CRM
12 5 (4.50%) OO
13 4 (3.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 80 (72.07%) C#
2 61 (54.95%) JavaScript
3 47 (42.34%) SQL
4 17 (15.32%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.31%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.41%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.70%) Java
8 3 (2.70%) Python
9 2 (1.80%) PHP
10 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (3.60%) Degree
3 3 (2.70%) MCSE
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.80%) HND
4 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) CCNA
5 1 (0.90%) CCNP
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.90%) MCITP
5 1 (0.90%) MCP
5 1 (0.90%) MCSA
5 1 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.21%) Docker
4 3 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.90%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.62%) Google
3 10 (9.01%) Twitter
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle
5 6 (5.41%) DevExpress
5 6 (5.41%) SAP
5 6 (5.41%) Telerik
5 6 (5.41%) Workday
6 5 (4.50%) VMware
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco
7 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.80%) Adobe
8 2 (1.80%) Blackboard
9 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.90%) Citrix
9 1 (0.90%) Dell
9 1 (0.90%) HP
9 1 (0.90%) IBM
9 1 (0.90%) Sage
9 1 (0.90%) Symantec