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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 218 93 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 33.33% 15.98% 25.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.42% 53.14% 70.76%
Number of salaries quoted 213 87 193
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +2.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £56,750 £60,000 £60,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.66%

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 278 175 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 42.51% 30.07% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 269 161 253
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,750 £57,500 £55,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +1.32%

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 175 (80.28%) C#
1 175 (80.28%) .NET
2 158 (72.48%) MVC
3 155 (71.10%) HTML
4 153 (70.18%) CSS
5 151 (69.27%) ASP.NET
6 128 (58.72%) jQuery
7 126 (57.80%) SQL
8 111 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (45.87%) Microsoft
10 98 (44.95%) .NET Framework
10 98 (44.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 94 (43.12%) JavaScript
12 90 (41.28%) Entity Framework
13 78 (35.78%) T-SQL
14 77 (35.32%) Microsoft Azure
15 68 (31.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 67 (30.73%) Web Services
17 66 (30.28%) Unit Testing
17 66 (30.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 54 (24.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 51 (23.39%) Performance Tuning
20 50 (22.94%) Test Automation
21 48 (22.02%) Ajax
22 46 (21.10%) WCF
22 46 (21.10%) Sass
23 45 (20.64%) Mobile App
23 45 (20.64%) Microservices
24 41 (18.81%) Mobile Application Development
24 41 (18.81%) ASP.NET Core

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 25 (11.47%) Confluence
2 10 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.75%) IIS
4 4 (1.83%) SAS
5 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.46%) Line 500
2 1 (0.46%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (35.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.46%) Google Play
2 1 (0.46%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.59%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.75%) DHCP
2 6 (2.75%) DNS
2 6 (2.75%) SMS
3 4 (1.83%) LAN
3 4 (1.83%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (1.83%) WAN
4 3 (1.38%) Wireless
5 2 (0.92%) Internet
6 1 (0.46%) Firewall
6 1 (0.46%) Intranet
6 1 (0.46%) Modbus
6 1 (0.46%) VLAN
6 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 31 (14.22%) Power BI
3 19 (8.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (7.34%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.50%) MongoDB
7 11 (5.05%) RavenDB
7 11 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.83%) Big Data
9 4 (1.83%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.83%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (1.83%) QlikView
10 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.46%) DTS
11 1 (0.46%) Informix
11 1 (0.46%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (16.51%) JIRA
2 32 (14.68%) Bitbucket
3 26 (11.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (11.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 25 (11.47%) TeamCity
5 21 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (5.96%) Moq
7 7 (3.21%) LoadRunner
7 7 (3.21%) NeoLoad
7 7 (3.21%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.83%) Xcode
9 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.38%) MSTest
9 3 (1.38%) NUnit
10 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.92%) VersionOne
11 1 (0.46%) Maven
11 1 (0.46%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 35 (16.06%) Automotive
2 25 (11.47%) Retail
3 10 (4.59%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.75%) Finance
5 4 (1.83%) Games
5 4 (1.83%) Marketing
5 4 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (72.48%) Developer
2 96 (44.04%) .NET Developer
3 38 (17.43%) Senior Developer
4 30 (13.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 26 (11.93%) C# Developer
6 24 (11.01%) Analyst
7 23 (10.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (10.09%) .NET Software Developer
9 21 (9.63%) Software Developer
10 18 (8.26%) Lead Developer
11 17 (7.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (6.88%) Architect
12 15 (6.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (5.96%) Systems Architect
14 11 (5.05%) SQL Developer
15 10 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
15 10 (4.59%) Software Engineer
16 9 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
17 8 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 8 (3.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (80.28%) .NET
2 155 (71.10%) HTML
3 153 (70.18%) CSS
4 151 (69.27%) ASP.NET
5 128 (58.72%) jQuery
6 98 (44.95%) .NET Framework
6 98 (44.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 90 (41.28%) Entity Framework
8 68 (31.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 67 (30.73%) Web Services
10 54 (24.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 48 (22.02%) Ajax
12 46 (21.10%) Sass
12 46 (21.10%) WCF
13 41 (18.81%) ASP.NET Core
14 36 (16.51%) AngularJS
15 31 (14.22%) HTML5
16 21 (9.63%) RESTful
17 18 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 16 (7.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.64%) Mobile App
2 24 (11.01%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.50%) User Experience
5 5 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.92%) EPoS
7 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.09%) Windows
2 9 (4.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.29%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.29%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) Android
5 1 (0.46%) Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Unix
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (72.48%) MVC
2 111 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (30.28%) Unit Testing
4 51 (23.39%) Performance Tuning
5 50 (22.94%) Test Automation
6 45 (20.64%) Microservices
7 41 (18.81%) Mobile Application Development
7 41 (18.81%) SOA
8 37 (16.97%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (13.30%) E-Commerce
11 27 (12.39%) Scrum
12 24 (11.01%) Line Management
13 18 (8.26%) Dependency Injection
14 16 (7.34%) Software Engineering
15 14 (6.42%) OO
16 12 (5.50%) Customer Engagement
16 12 (5.50%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (5.05%) Analytics
17 11 (5.05%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (80.28%) C#
2 126 (57.80%) SQL
3 94 (43.12%) JavaScript
4 78 (35.78%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.50%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.75%) C++
6 6 (2.75%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (1.83%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.83%) VB
8 3 (1.38%) VBA
9 2 (0.92%) Java
9 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.92%) VB6
10 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.46%) Korn
10 1 (0.46%) R
10 1 (0.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.17%) Degree
2 8 (3.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.38%) MCITP
5 3 (1.38%) MCSE
5 3 (1.38%) MCTS
6 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CCNA
7 1 (0.46%) CCNP
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB
7 1 (0.46%) MCP
7 1 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) QA
2 7 (3.21%) SLA
3 5 (2.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (6.88%) Docker
2 8 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.75%) SCCM
2 4 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 100 (45.87%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.72%) Google
3 11 (5.05%) Twitter
4 7 (3.21%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.29%) Dell
6 4 (1.83%) Cisco
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle
6 4 (1.83%) Tableau
7 2 (0.92%) Cognos
7 2 (0.92%) VMware
8 1 (0.46%) Apigee
8 1 (0.46%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.46%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.46%) Capita
8 1 (0.46%) IBM
8 1 (0.46%) Juniper
8 1 (0.46%) RedGate
8 1 (0.46%) Sage
8 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.46%) Siemens