Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 255 315 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 22.00% 31.03% 17.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.09% 75.00% 61.88%
Number of salaries quoted 172 293 211
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £48,750
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 439 420 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 37.88% 41.38% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 302 391 334
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £48,563
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -8 138 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Loughborough +6 16 - - 1
Hinckley - 11 £35,000 -
Market Harborough -1 5 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Lutterworth +1 2 £50,000 +29.03%
Coalville - 2 £29,125 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 162 (63.53%) SQL
2 143 (56.08%) Microsoft
3 116 (45.49%) .NET
4 108 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (38.43%) C#
6 76 (29.80%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (29.02%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 66 (25.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 66 (25.88%) T-SQL
9 64 (25.10%) Scrum
10 62 (24.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 61 (23.92%) Data Warehouse
12 59 (23.14%) Retail
13 58 (22.75%) .NET Framework
14 56 (21.96%) Windows
15 52 (20.39%) DevOps
16 50 (19.61%) ASP.NET
17 47 (18.43%) JavaScript
18 46 (18.04%) HTML
19 45 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 45 (17.65%) Visualisation
19 45 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
20 44 (17.25%) CSS
20 44 (17.25%) ETL
21 41 (16.08%) Visual Studio
21 41 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
22 37 (14.51%) REST
23 36 (14.12%) MDX
24 35 (13.73%) MVC

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 33 (12.94%) SAS
2 11 (4.31%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.35%) IIS
4 6 (2.35%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.18%) JBoss
5 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.78%) Confluence
6 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.78%) nginx
6 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 23 (9.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.10%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.53%) Movex
3 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 45 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.31%) Office 365
4 3 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.18%) IaaS
4 3 (1.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.10%) DNS
3 12 (4.71%) DHCP
4 3 (1.18%) LAN
4 3 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (1.18%) WAN
5 2 (0.78%) Skype
5 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.39%) Firewall
6 1 (0.39%) PBX
6 1 (0.39%) VoIP
6 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (25.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 66 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 61 (23.92%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 32 (12.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 25 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (9.41%) Power BI
7 22 (8.63%) Big Data
7 22 (8.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (7.84%) Relational Database
9 19 (7.45%) SAS EBI
10 18 (7.06%) Hadoop
10 18 (7.06%) Qlik Sense
10 18 (7.06%) QlikView
11 15 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (4.31%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
13 10 (3.92%) Redis
14 6 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (1.96%) Looker
Development Applications
1 62 (24.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (16.08%) Visual Studio
3 30 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 20 (7.84%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.88%) Subversion
5 15 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 11 (4.31%) JIRA
6 11 (4.31%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.35%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (1.18%) Selenium
8 3 (1.18%) Xcode
9 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.39%) Maven
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 59 (23.14%) Retail
2 31 (12.16%) Marketing
3 24 (9.41%) Manufacturing
4 15 (5.88%) Finance
5 2 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Games
6 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 169 (66.27%) Developer
2 70 (27.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 58 (22.75%) .NET Developer
4 48 (18.82%) Analyst
5 47 (18.43%) Senior Developer
6 33 (12.94%) C# Developer
7 29 (11.37%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 27 (10.59%) Support Analyst
9 25 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (7.84%) Software Developer
11 19 (7.45%) Lead Developer
12 17 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
13 16 (6.27%) SQL Developer
14 14 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Lead
15 11 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (4.31%) IT Analyst
16 10 (3.92%) VB.NET Developer
17 9 (3.53%) Report Developer
17 9 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
17 9 (3.53%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (45.49%) .NET
2 58 (22.75%) .NET Framework
3 50 (19.61%) ASP.NET
4 46 (18.04%) HTML
5 44 (17.25%) CSS
6 37 (14.51%) REST
7 36 (14.12%) MDX
8 31 (12.16%) Web Services
9 27 (10.59%) jQuery
10 24 (9.41%) SOAP
11 23 (9.02%) XML
12 22 (8.63%) AngularJS
12 22 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (6.67%) React
14 16 (6.27%) .NET Core
15 11 (4.31%) HTML5
16 9 (3.53%) Angular 2
16 9 (3.53%) CSS3
16 9 (3.53%) WebSphere MQ
17 8 (3.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 74 (29.02%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.63%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.53%) EPoS
4 9 (3.53%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.78%) Clustering
7 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.78%) NHS
7 2 (0.78%) PKI
7 2 (0.78%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.96%) Windows
2 34 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.71%) Linux
3 12 (4.71%) Windows 10
3 12 (4.71%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.80%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (25.10%) Scrum
4 52 (20.39%) DevOps
5 45 (17.65%) Visualisation
6 44 (17.25%) ETL
7 41 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (13.73%) MVC
9 31 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (9.80%) E-Commerce
10 25 (9.80%) IT Strategy
11 24 (9.41%) Business Analysis
11 24 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (9.41%) Unit Testing
12 23 (9.02%) Deployment Automation
13 21 (8.24%) Analytics
13 21 (8.24%) Sprint Planning
14 20 (7.84%) Computer Science
14 20 (7.84%) CRM
15 19 (7.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (63.53%) SQL
2 98 (38.43%) C#
3 66 (25.88%) T-SQL
4 47 (18.43%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 33 (12.94%) PowerShell
6 23 (9.02%) VB.NET
7 21 (8.24%) VBScript
8 18 (7.06%) VBA
9 16 (6.27%) R
10 15 (5.88%) Python
11 13 (5.10%) VB
12 11 (4.31%) C++
13 10 (3.92%) VB6
14 9 (3.53%) Perl
14 9 (3.53%) Ruby
15 3 (1.18%) Java
15 3 (1.18%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.18%) Scala
16 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (8.24%) Degree
2 20 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.78%) MCSE
4 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) MCITP
5 1 (0.39%) MCP
5 1 (0.39%) MCTS
5 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.37%) GDPR
2 22 (8.63%) QA
3 11 (4.31%) SLA
4 10 (3.92%) Data Quality
5 9 (3.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.75%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.35%) Docker
4 5 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (5.49%) SCCM
2 7 (2.75%) Terraform
3 4 (1.57%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.57%) Puppet
3 4 (1.57%) SCOM
4 2 (0.78%) Ansible
4 2 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 143 (56.08%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.55%) Tableau
3 14 (5.49%) Dell
4 13 (5.10%) Oracle
5 11 (4.31%) IBM
6 10 (3.92%) JD Edwards
7 9 (3.53%) Infor
7 9 (3.53%) Xamarin
8 8 (3.14%) VMware
9 5 (1.96%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.18%) Cognos
11 2 (0.78%) Cisco
11 2 (0.78%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.78%) HP
12 1 (0.39%) Birst
12 1 (0.39%) Databricks
12 1 (0.39%) GFI Software
12 1 (0.39%) SAP
12 1 (0.39%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.39%) Veeam