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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 44 93 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 15.22% 25.91% 24.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.31% 73.23% 62.57%
Number of salaries quoted 40 88 102
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £31,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 93 127 171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 32.18% 35.38% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87 115 156
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 79 (72.48%) C#
2 77 (70.64%) .NET
3 64 (58.72%) SQL
4 51 (46.79%) ASP.NET
5 49 (44.95%) MVC
6 38 (34.86%) Microsoft
7 36 (33.03%) JavaScript
8 29 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (26.61%) Windows
9 28 (25.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (24.77%) CSS
11 25 (22.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (22.02%) T-SQL
12 24 (22.02%) jQuery
13 23 (21.10%) HTML
14 21 (19.27%) Visual Studio
15 20 (18.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 20 (18.35%) Degree
16 19 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (16.51%) .NET Framework
18 17 (15.60%) Mobile App
18 17 (15.60%) AngularJS
19 16 (14.68%) Web Services
19 16 (14.68%) XML
19 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
20 15 (13.76%) Xamarin
21 14 (12.84%) CRM
21 14 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
22 13 (11.93%) Computer Science
22 13 (11.93%) Mentoring

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 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.75%) CMS
3 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.75%) Office 365
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.92%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) LAN
1 8 (7.34%) WAN
2 3 (2.75%) VoIP
3 2 (1.83%) Skype
4 1 (0.92%) Firewall
4 1 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (18.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (11.01%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (7.34%) MongoDB
6 8 (7.34%) NoSQL
7 7 (6.42%) MySQL
8 5 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.92%) DTS
12 1 (0.92%) MS Access
12 1 (0.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (19.27%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (4.59%) Advertising
2 4 (3.67%) Finance
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Back Office
4 2 (1.83%) Games
4 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (66.06%) Developer
2 39 (35.78%) .NET Developer
3 31 (28.44%) C# Developer
4 28 (25.69%) SQL Developer
5 27 (24.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (22.94%) Software Developer
7 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (17.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (17.43%) Senior Developer
9 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 17 (15.60%) Senior Software Developer
11 16 (14.68%) .NET Software Developer
12 15 (13.76%) Angular Developer
12 15 (13.76%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (12.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (12.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 14 (12.84%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (12.84%) Senior SQL Developer
13 14 (12.84%) Senior Xamarin Developer
13 14 (12.84%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (70.64%) .NET
2 51 (46.79%) ASP.NET
3 28 (25.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (24.77%) CSS
5 24 (22.02%) jQuery
6 23 (21.10%) HTML
7 18 (16.51%) .NET Framework
8 17 (15.60%) AngularJS
9 16 (14.68%) Web Services
9 16 (14.68%) XML
10 8 (7.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (6.42%) JSON
12 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (2.75%) Ajax
13 3 (2.75%) Entity Framework
13 3 (2.75%) RESTful
13 3 (2.75%) SOAP
13 3 (2.75%) WinForms
13 3 (2.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Mobile App
2 13 (11.93%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.34%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.75%) User Experience
7 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.61%) Windows
2 13 (11.93%) Linux
3 8 (7.34%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) CentOS
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) MVC
2 29 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
5 14 (12.84%) CRM
6 13 (11.93%) Mentoring
7 11 (10.09%) SDLC
8 10 (9.17%) ETL
8 10 (9.17%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.26%) Project Management
10 7 (6.42%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.42%) ERP
10 7 (6.42%) Front End Development
10 7 (6.42%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.50%) ITIL
11 6 (5.50%) OO
11 6 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (4.59%) Change Management
12 5 (4.59%) Line Management
12 5 (4.59%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (72.48%) C#
2 64 (58.72%) SQL
3 36 (33.03%) JavaScript
4 24 (22.02%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.17%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.42%) VB
7 6 (5.50%) PHP
8 3 (2.75%) VBA
9 2 (1.83%) C
9 2 (1.83%) C++
9 2 (1.83%) Java
9 2 (1.83%) VB6
10 1 (0.92%) Delphi
10 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.59%) MCTS
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) PCI DSS
1 5 (4.59%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Docker
2 5 (4.59%) vSphere
3 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.76%) Xamarin
3 8 (7.34%) Oracle
4 6 (5.50%) VMware
5 5 (4.59%) Tableau
6 3 (2.75%) SAP
6 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
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