Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 212 110 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 33.28% 16.15% 20.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 79.10% 51.89% 66.51%
Number of salaries quoted 201 96 148
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £26,025
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 268 212 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 42.07% 31.13% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 253 189 196
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -13.58% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £63,125
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%

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 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 184 (86.79%) C#
2 182 (85.85%) .NET
3 169 (79.72%) MVC
3 169 (79.72%) HTML
3 169 (79.72%) CSS
4 162 (76.42%) ASP.NET
5 131 (61.79%) jQuery
6 114 (53.77%) SQL
7 112 (52.83%) JavaScript
8 109 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (47.17%) .NET Framework
10 99 (46.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 92 (43.40%) Entity Framework
12 77 (36.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 76 (35.85%) Microsoft
14 67 (31.60%) Web Services
15 65 (30.66%) Microsoft Azure
16 57 (26.89%) Unit Testing
16 57 (26.89%) T-SQL
16 57 (26.89%) ASP.NET Web API
17 44 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 38 (17.92%) WCF
18 38 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (16.51%) AngularJS
19 35 (16.51%) Mobile App
19 35 (16.51%) Performance Tuning
20 33 (15.57%) HTML5
20 33 (15.57%) E-Commerce
21 32 (15.09%) Test Automation
21 32 (15.09%) Greenfield Project

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 20 (9.43%) Confluence
2 7 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.89%) IIS
3 4 (1.89%) SAS
4 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Line 500
1 1 (0.47%) Sage X3
1 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (30.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.83%) DNS
3 5 (2.36%) DHCP
4 4 (1.89%) LAN
4 4 (1.89%) WAN
5 3 (1.42%) Wireless
6 2 (0.94%) Firewall
6 2 (0.94%) SMS
6 2 (0.94%) VPN
7 1 (0.47%) Intranet
7 1 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.47%) SAN
7 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (11.79%) Power BI
3 16 (7.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (7.08%) MongoDB
5 14 (6.60%) RavenDB
5 14 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.36%) Big Data
8 5 (2.36%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.47%) DTS
10 1 (0.47%) Informix
10 1 (0.47%) MS Access
10 1 (0.47%) MySQL
10 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (13.21%) JIRA
2 27 (12.74%) Bitbucket
3 26 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (9.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (9.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (9.43%) TeamCity
6 18 (8.49%) Moq
7 10 (4.72%) Visual Studio
8 9 (4.25%) MSTest
8 9 (4.25%) NUnit
9 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.42%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.42%) NeoLoad
10 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.47%) JUnit
11 1 (0.47%) Maven
11 1 (0.47%) Mocha
11 1 (0.47%) Mockito
11 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 28 (13.21%) Retail
2 21 (9.91%) Automotive
3 8 (3.77%) Finance
3 8 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.83%) Marketing
5 4 (1.89%) Games
5 4 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 170 (80.19%) Developer
2 127 (59.91%) .NET Developer
3 45 (21.23%) Senior Developer
4 39 (18.40%) Senior .NET Developer
5 34 (16.04%) .NET Software Developer
6 31 (14.62%) C# Developer
7 28 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (11.32%) Software Developer
9 21 (9.91%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (9.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (8.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 18 (8.49%) SQL Developer
11 14 (6.60%) Senior C# Developer
12 13 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 13 (6.13%) Lead Developer
12 13 (6.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 12 (5.66%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 12 (5.66%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 12 (5.66%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (5.66%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (85.85%) .NET
2 169 (79.72%) CSS
2 169 (79.72%) HTML
3 162 (76.42%) ASP.NET
4 131 (61.79%) jQuery
5 100 (47.17%) .NET Framework
6 99 (46.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 92 (43.40%) Entity Framework
8 77 (36.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 67 (31.60%) Web Services
10 57 (26.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 38 (17.92%) WCF
12 35 (16.51%) AngularJS
13 33 (15.57%) HTML5
14 31 (14.62%) RESTful
14 31 (14.62%) Sass
15 28 (13.21%) Ajax
16 27 (12.74%) ASP.NET Core
17 24 (11.32%) CSS3
18 21 (9.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.51%) Mobile App
2 32 (15.09%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (8.49%) User Experience
4 6 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.83%) EPoS
5 3 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.13%) Windows
2 8 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 8 (3.77%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.30%) Android
4 4 (1.89%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.47%) Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (79.72%) MVC
2 109 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (26.89%) Unit Testing
4 38 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (16.51%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (15.57%) E-Commerce
7 32 (15.09%) Test Automation
8 28 (13.21%) Microservices
9 27 (12.74%) Mobile Application Development
9 27 (12.74%) SOA
10 26 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (10.38%) Dependency Injection
12 21 (9.91%) Scrum
13 18 (8.49%) Software Engineering
14 16 (7.55%) Line Management
15 15 (7.08%) Customer Engagement
16 14 (6.60%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (6.60%) Web Application Development
17 13 (6.13%) OO
18 12 (5.66%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 184 (86.79%) C#
2 114 (53.77%) SQL
3 112 (52.83%) JavaScript
4 57 (26.89%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.66%) C++
5 12 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.94%) Java
8 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.94%) VB
9 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.47%) Java 8
9 1 (0.47%) Korn
9 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.47%) R
9 1 (0.47%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (5.19%) Degree
2 4 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.94%) CCNA
4 2 (0.94%) CCNP
4 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.94%) MCITP
4 2 (0.94%) MCSE
4 2 (0.94%) MCTS
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) MCP
5 1 (0.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.83%) GDPR
2 4 (1.89%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (9.43%) Docker
2 8 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) SCCM
2 2 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 76 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.85%) Google
3 11 (5.19%) Twitter
4 5 (2.36%) Tableau
4 5 (2.36%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.89%) Dell
6 3 (1.42%) Cisco
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle
6 3 (1.42%) VMware
7 2 (0.94%) Juniper
8 1 (0.47%) Apigee
8 1 (0.47%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.47%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.47%) Capita
8 1 (0.47%) IBM
8 1 (0.47%) RedGate
8 1 (0.47%) Sage
8 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com