Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 137 211 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 18.79% 34.25% 18.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.93% 80.53% 57.87%
Number of salaries quoted 129 201 131
Leicester median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -2.44%

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 269 262 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 36.90% 42.53% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 220 251 230
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.59% -14.12%
10th Percentile £27,375 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £48,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -8.54%

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 23 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 86 (62.77%) SQL
2 74 (54.01%) Microsoft
3 57 (41.61%) .NET
4 44 (32.12%) C#
5 42 (30.66%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (24.09%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (23.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (19.71%) Windows
10 26 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (18.25%) IT Strategy
11 25 (18.25%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (16.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (16.06%) Business Analysis
13 22 (16.06%) REST
14 21 (15.33%) Analytics
14 21 (15.33%) Visualisation
14 21 (15.33%) Web Services
15 20 (14.60%) Visual Studio
15 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
15 20 (14.60%) Sprint Planning
15 20 (14.60%) Windows Server
16 19 (13.87%) MVC
16 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Excel
16 19 (13.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (13.87%) AngularJS
17 18 (13.14%) Qlik Sense
17 18 (13.14%) Predictive Analytics
17 18 (13.14%) QlikView

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 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.11%) SAS
3 4 (2.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.46%) Confluence
4 2 (1.46%) JBoss
4 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (6.57%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.19%) Office 365
4 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.95%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.76%) DHCP
2 12 (8.76%) DNS
3 3 (2.19%) LAN
3 3 (2.19%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (2.19%) WAN
4 2 (1.46%) Skype
4 2 (1.46%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.73%) Firewall
5 1 (0.73%) PBX
5 1 (0.73%) VoIP
5 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.09%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (23.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (13.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (13.14%) Qlik Sense
4 18 (13.14%) QlikView
5 15 (10.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (9.49%) Power BI
6 13 (9.49%) Relational Database
7 12 (8.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (8.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (5.84%) Hadoop
10 7 (5.11%) Big Data
10 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (3.65%) SAS EBI
12 3 (2.19%) MySQL
12 3 (2.19%) OLAP
12 3 (2.19%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (1.46%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (16.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (14.60%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.19%) Xcode
6 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.46%) JIRA
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (12.41%) Retail
2 11 (8.03%) Finance
3 7 (5.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 95 (69.34%) Developer
2 39 (28.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 37 (27.01%) .NET Developer
4 29 (21.17%) Analyst
5 20 (14.60%) C# Developer
6 19 (13.87%) Senior Developer
7 17 (12.41%) SSRS Developer
8 16 (11.68%) Support Analyst
9 15 (10.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (8.03%) IT Analyst
11 10 (7.30%) SQL Developer
11 10 (7.30%) VB.NET Developer
12 9 (6.57%) Report Developer
12 9 (6.57%) Software Developer
12 9 (6.57%) SSIS Developer
13 8 (5.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 8 (5.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (5.84%) Microsoft BI Developer
13 8 (5.84%) SQL Analyst
13 8 (5.84%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (41.61%) .NET
2 22 (16.06%) REST
3 21 (15.33%) Web Services
4 19 (13.87%) AngularJS
5 17 (12.41%) .NET Framework
5 17 (12.41%) ASP.NET
6 16 (11.68%) SOAP
6 16 (11.68%) XML
7 15 (10.95%) CSS
7 15 (10.95%) HTML
8 12 (8.76%) jQuery
8 12 (8.76%) MDX
9 11 (8.03%) React
10 9 (6.57%) Angular 2
10 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (2.19%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (2.19%) Spring
13 2 (1.46%) JSON
13 2 (1.46%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.30%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (6.57%) EPoS
4 4 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.71%) Windows
2 20 (14.60%) Windows Server
3 12 (8.76%) Windows 10
3 12 (8.76%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.38%) Linux
5 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.66%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.25%) IT Strategy
3 25 (18.25%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (16.06%) Business Analysis
5 21 (15.33%) Analytics
5 21 (15.33%) Visualisation
6 20 (14.60%) Sprint Planning
7 19 (13.87%) MVC
8 18 (13.14%) Predictive Analytics
8 18 (13.14%) Prescriptive Analytics
9 15 (10.95%) Scrum
10 13 (9.49%) ERP
10 13 (9.49%) ETL
10 13 (9.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (9.49%) Time Management
11 12 (8.76%) Scorecard
12 11 (8.03%) DevOps
12 11 (8.03%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.30%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 86 (62.77%) SQL
2 44 (32.12%) C#
3 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.14%) T-SQL
4 18 (13.14%) VBA
5 14 (10.22%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.30%) VBScript
7 9 (6.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 7 (5.11%) VB
9 4 (2.92%) VB6
10 3 (2.19%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.19%) Python
11 2 (1.46%) Java
11 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.46%) Scala
11 2 (1.46%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.73%) C
12 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (6.57%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.46%) MCSE
4 1 (0.73%) MCITP
4 1 (0.73%) MCP
4 1 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) SLA
2 10 (7.30%) Data Quality
3 8 (5.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (10.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (8.76%) SCCM
2 2 (1.46%) Ansible
2 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.46%) Puppet
2 2 (1.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (54.01%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.76%) Dell
3 9 (6.57%) Infor
3 9 (6.57%) JD Edwards
3 9 (6.57%) Xamarin
4 7 (5.11%) Tableau
5 6 (4.38%) Oracle
6 3 (2.19%) Cognos
6 3 (2.19%) VMware
7 2 (1.46%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.73%) Avaya
8 1 (0.73%) Birst
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco
8 1 (0.73%) Databricks
8 1 (0.73%) GFI Software
8 1 (0.73%) SAP
8 1 (0.73%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.73%) Sophos
8 1 (0.73%) Veeam