Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 148 146 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 23.34% 24.41% 23.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.78% 71.22% 67.82%
Number of salaries quoted 144 146 185
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,875 £52,500 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.67% -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 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 225 205 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 35.49% 34.28% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 195 205 276
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,231 £23,800 £26,625
90th Percentile £62,000 £52,500 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

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 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 100 (67.57%) SQL
2 90 (60.81%) Microsoft
3 87 (58.78%) .NET
4 78 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (48.65%) C#
6 55 (37.16%) T-SQL
7 52 (35.14%) MVC
8 46 (31.08%) ASP.NET
9 44 (29.73%) CSS
10 43 (29.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 43 (29.05%) jQuery
11 42 (28.38%) HTML
12 41 (27.70%) Retail
12 41 (27.70%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (26.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 35 (23.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (23.65%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (22.97%) JavaScript
16 34 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (22.30%) IT Strategy
18 31 (20.95%) Web Services
19 30 (20.27%) ASP.NET Web API
20 28 (18.92%) Scrum
20 28 (18.92%) Windows
20 28 (18.92%) .NET Framework
21 25 (16.89%) Ajax
21 25 (16.89%) Test Automation
21 25 (16.89%) SOA
21 25 (16.89%) Microservices

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 12 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.41%) SAS
3 5 (3.38%) Confluence
4 4 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.76%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.70%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.05%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (2.70%) DHCP
3 4 (2.70%) DNS
3 4 (2.70%) LAN
3 4 (2.70%) SMS
3 4 (2.70%) WAN
4 3 (2.03%) Internet
5 2 (1.35%) Wireless
6 1 (0.68%) Firewall
6 1 (0.68%) Modbus
6 1 (0.68%) PBX
6 1 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 35 (23.65%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (15.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (12.16%) Power BI
5 15 (10.14%) Qlik Sense
5 15 (10.14%) QlikView
5 15 (10.14%) Relational Database
5 15 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (4.73%) Big Data
7 7 (4.73%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.38%) OLAP
9 5 (3.38%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (3.38%) SAS EBI
10 2 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.41%) JIRA
4 6 (4.05%) Xcode
5 5 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.38%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (3.38%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (2.70%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.70%) NeoLoad
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.35%) VersionOne
General
1 41 (27.70%) Retail
2 19 (12.84%) Automotive
3 8 (5.41%) Marketing
4 6 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.35%) Finance
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (72.30%) Developer
2 32 (21.62%) .NET Developer
3 31 (20.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 29 (19.59%) Senior Developer
5 23 (15.54%) C# Developer
6 18 (12.16%) Analyst
7 16 (10.81%) Software Developer
8 15 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (9.46%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (9.46%) VB.NET Developer
10 13 (8.78%) Senior VB.NET Developer
11 12 (8.11%) SSRS Developer
12 11 (7.43%) Senior VB Developer
12 11 (7.43%) Senior VB6 Developer
12 11 (7.43%) VB Developer
12 11 (7.43%) VB6 Developer
13 10 (6.76%) Software Engineer
14 8 (5.41%) SQL Developer
14 8 (5.41%) SSIS Developer
15 7 (4.73%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (58.78%) .NET
2 46 (31.08%) ASP.NET
3 44 (29.73%) CSS
4 43 (29.05%) jQuery
5 42 (28.38%) HTML
6 35 (23.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (20.95%) Web Services
8 30 (20.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (18.92%) .NET Framework
10 25 (16.89%) Ajax
11 24 (16.22%) AngularJS
12 22 (14.86%) Entity Framework
13 20 (13.51%) Sass
14 19 (12.84%) ASP.NET Core
14 19 (12.84%) WCF
15 13 (8.78%) HTML5
15 13 (8.78%) XML
16 12 (8.11%) MDX
17 11 (7.43%) Angular 2
17 11 (7.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (27.70%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.84%) Mobile App
3 18 (12.16%) EPoS
4 8 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.68%) Blog
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Mashup
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.92%) Windows
2 14 (9.46%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.03%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.35%) Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.14%) MVC
3 40 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (22.30%) IT Strategy
6 28 (18.92%) Scrum
7 25 (16.89%) Microservices
7 25 (16.89%) SOA
7 25 (16.89%) Test Automation
8 24 (16.22%) Time Management
9 23 (15.54%) Business Analysis
10 21 (14.19%) Analytics
11 20 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (13.51%) Unit Testing
12 19 (12.84%) Mobile Application Development
13 18 (12.16%) Visualisation
14 15 (10.14%) Predictive Analytics
14 15 (10.14%) Prescriptive Analytics
15 14 (9.46%) ETL
16 13 (8.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 100 (67.57%) SQL
2 72 (48.65%) C#
3 55 (37.16%) T-SQL
4 34 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 21 (14.19%) VB.NET
6 13 (8.78%) VB
6 13 (8.78%) VBA
7 12 (8.11%) VB6
8 7 (4.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (4.05%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.35%) Python
11 1 (0.68%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) R
11 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Degree
2 6 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.03%) MCSE
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.35%) MCITP
5 2 (1.35%) MCTS
6 1 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) GDPR
2 6 (4.05%) SLA
3 5 (3.38%) QA
4 4 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) SCCM
2 2 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (60.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.43%) Xamarin
3 7 (4.73%) Tableau
4 6 (4.05%) Cognos
5 4 (2.70%) Infor
5 4 (2.70%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.03%) Dell
7 2 (1.35%) Birst
7 2 (1.35%) SAP
8 1 (0.68%) Avaya
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) GFI Software
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle
8 1 (0.68%) Siemens
8 1 (0.68%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.68%) Sophos
8 1 (0.68%) Veeam