Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 11 3
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 183 78 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 28.82% 14.66% 26.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 77.54% 52.00% 72.76%
Number of salaries quoted 181 78 207
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,775 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,625 £60,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 236 150 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 37.17% 28.20% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 229 146 269
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,875 £55,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leicester

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 138 (75.41%) .NET
2 130 (71.04%) C#
3 116 (63.39%) MVC
4 107 (58.47%) SQL
4 107 (58.47%) ASP.NET
4 107 (58.47%) CSS
5 104 (56.83%) HTML
6 93 (50.82%) jQuery
7 92 (50.27%) Microsoft
8 89 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (39.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 71 (38.80%) JavaScript
11 70 (38.25%) .NET Framework
12 69 (37.70%) T-SQL
13 62 (33.88%) Entity Framework
14 58 (31.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 53 (28.96%) Web Services
16 52 (28.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 52 (28.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 46 (25.14%) Unit Testing
18 41 (22.40%) Test Automation
19 39 (21.31%) Performance Tuning
20 38 (20.77%) Ajax
21 37 (20.22%) Microservices
21 37 (20.22%) Sass
22 35 (19.13%) Mobile App
22 35 (19.13%) SOA
23 34 (18.58%) Retail
24 33 (18.03%) WCF
24 33 (18.03%) Automotive

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 14 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.01%) Confluence
3 6 (3.28%) IIS
4 3 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.64%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) Line 500
2 1 (0.55%) Movex
2 1 (0.55%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 58 (31.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) Office 365
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) Google Play
3 1 (0.55%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.73%) DHCP
2 5 (2.73%) DNS
2 5 (2.73%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (2.73%) SMS
3 3 (1.64%) Internet
3 3 (1.64%) LAN
3 3 (1.64%) WAN
3 3 (1.64%) Wireless
4 1 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (9.29%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (8.74%) Power BI
3 16 (8.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.01%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.37%) Qlik Sense
6 8 (4.37%) QlikView
7 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.28%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.73%) RavenDB
9 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.64%) OLAP
10 3 (1.64%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.55%) Big Data
12 1 (0.55%) DTS
12 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.55%) Informix
12 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (10.93%) JIRA
2 16 (8.74%) Bitbucket
3 15 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (6.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (6.01%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.37%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.83%) LoadRunner
7 7 (3.83%) NeoLoad
8 6 (3.28%) Moq
9 5 (2.73%) Xcode
10 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.09%) VersionOne
11 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.55%) Gradle
12 1 (0.55%) JUnit
12 1 (0.55%) Maven
12 1 (0.55%) ReSharper
General
1 34 (18.58%) Retail
2 33 (18.03%) Automotive
3 5 (2.73%) Marketing
4 4 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.09%) Finance
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 128 (69.95%) Developer
2 60 (32.79%) .NET Developer
3 29 (15.85%) Senior Developer
4 24 (13.11%) Analyst
5 23 (12.57%) Senior .NET Developer
6 21 (11.48%) C# Developer
6 21 (11.48%) Software Developer
7 16 (8.74%) Software Engineer
8 13 (7.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 13 (7.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (6.56%) Lead Developer
10 9 (4.92%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (4.92%) Architect
10 9 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.92%) Senior VB.NET Developer
10 9 (4.92%) VB.NET Developer
11 8 (4.37%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Performance Test Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Senior VB6 Developer
12 7 (3.83%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (75.41%) .NET
2 107 (58.47%) ASP.NET
2 107 (58.47%) CSS
3 104 (56.83%) HTML
4 93 (50.82%) jQuery
5 72 (39.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 70 (38.25%) .NET Framework
7 62 (33.88%) Entity Framework
8 53 (28.96%) Web Services
9 52 (28.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (20.77%) Ajax
11 37 (20.22%) Sass
12 33 (18.03%) WCF
13 32 (17.49%) ASP.NET Core
14 29 (15.85%) AngularJS
15 26 (14.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 26 (14.21%) HTML5
16 16 (8.74%) RESTful
17 12 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (6.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.13%) Mobile App
2 26 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.92%) EPoS
4 9 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.83%) User Experience
6 6 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Blog
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.30%) Windows
2 11 (6.01%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.19%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.19%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (63.39%) MVC
2 89 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (25.14%) Unit Testing
4 41 (22.40%) Test Automation
5 39 (21.31%) Performance Tuning
6 37 (20.22%) Microservices
7 35 (19.13%) SOA
8 32 (17.49%) Mobile Application Development
9 28 (15.30%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (13.66%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (13.11%) Scrum
12 19 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (10.38%) IT Strategy
13 18 (9.84%) E-Commerce
13 18 (9.84%) Line Management
14 17 (9.29%) Analytics
15 16 (8.74%) Software Engineering
16 15 (8.20%) Time Management
17 14 (7.65%) Business Analysis
18 13 (7.10%) OO
Programming Languages
1 130 (71.04%) C#
2 107 (58.47%) SQL
3 71 (38.80%) JavaScript
4 69 (37.70%) T-SQL
5 18 (9.84%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.37%) VB
6 8 (4.37%) VB6
7 7 (3.83%) VBA
8 5 (2.73%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.09%) Java
10 2 (1.09%) R
11 1 (0.55%) C++
11 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.55%) Java 8
11 1 (0.55%) Korn
11 1 (0.55%) Python
11 1 (0.55%) Ruby
11 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.38%) Degree
2 7 (3.83%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.64%) MCITP
5 3 (1.64%) MCSE
5 3 (1.64%) MCTS
6 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.55%) MCP
7 1 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) QA
2 7 (3.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.37%) Docker
3 4 (2.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) SCCM
2 3 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 92 (50.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.29%) Google
3 11 (6.01%) Twitter
4 8 (4.37%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.19%) Cognos
5 4 (2.19%) Dell
6 3 (1.64%) Cisco
7 2 (1.09%) IBM
8 1 (0.55%) Apigee
8 1 (0.55%) Birst
8 1 (0.55%) Infor
8 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle
8 1 (0.55%) RedGate
8 1 (0.55%) Sage
8 1 (0.55%) SAP
8 1 (0.55%) Siemens
8 1 (0.55%) Tableau
8 1 (0.55%) VMware