Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 227 264 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 23.95% 19.45% 18.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.37% 66.00% 60.77%
Number of salaries quoted 213 255 265
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,950 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -

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 332 400 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 35.02% 29.48% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 312 363 361
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +1 147 £35,000 -14.63% 25
Market Harborough +5 28 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Lutterworth +2 2 £28,250 -13.08%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £25,500 - 1
Loughborough +17 1 £30,000 -29.41% 7
Coalville +1 1 £40,000 +23.08%
Melton Mowbray - 1 £45,000 - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 165 (72.69%) .NET
2 164 (72.25%) C#
3 143 (63.00%) MVC
4 142 (62.56%) CSS
5 141 (62.11%) HTML
6 138 (60.79%) JavaScript
7 131 (57.71%) ASP.NET
8 106 (46.70%) SQL
9 95 (41.85%) jQuery
10 79 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
11 77 (33.92%) .NET Framework
12 73 (32.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 69 (30.40%) Microsoft
14 63 (27.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 63 (27.75%) Entity Framework
15 43 (18.94%) Google
15 43 (18.94%) HTML5
16 39 (17.18%) ASP.NET Web API
17 37 (16.30%) Retail
18 35 (15.42%) CSS3
18 35 (15.42%) Greenfield Project
18 35 (15.42%) T-SQL
18 35 (15.42%) Windows
19 33 (14.54%) Unit Testing
20 32 (14.10%) AngularJS
21 30 (13.22%) Web Services
22 28 (12.33%) E-Commerce
23 27 (11.89%) Active Directory
23 27 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server

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 6 (2.64%) IIS
2 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.20%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.32%) CMS
3 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.88%) Apache
4 2 (0.88%) Moodle
4 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.88%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.13%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.49%) DNS
3 14 (6.17%) DHCP
4 12 (5.29%) LAN
4 12 (5.29%) WAN
4 12 (5.29%) Wireless
5 3 (1.32%) Firewall
5 3 (1.32%) SAN
5 3 (1.32%) VPN
6 2 (0.88%) SMS
7 1 (0.44%) Hyperconnected
7 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (5.73%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (5.29%) MySQL
4 12 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.96%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.76%) Big Data
9 3 (1.32%) GIS
9 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.88%) Power BI
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 27 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (8.81%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.05%) Moq
4 5 (2.20%) MSTest
4 5 (2.20%) NUnit
5 4 (1.76%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.76%) Selenium
5 4 (1.76%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.88%) JIRA
7 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (16.30%) Retail
2 9 (3.96%) Marketing
3 7 (3.08%) Finance
4 3 (1.32%) Games
4 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 164 (72.25%) Developer
2 118 (51.98%) .NET Developer
3 49 (21.59%) C# Developer
4 36 (15.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (12.78%) Senior Developer
6 28 (12.33%) Software Developer
7 25 (11.01%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (10.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (10.13%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (9.25%) Support Engineer
10 20 (8.81%) 3rd Line Support
11 19 (8.37%) Applications Developer
12 18 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 17 (7.49%) .NET Software Developer
13 17 (7.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 14 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (6.17%) SQL Developer
14 14 (6.17%) Web Developer
15 13 (5.73%) Analyst
15 13 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (72.69%) .NET
2 142 (62.56%) CSS
3 141 (62.11%) HTML
4 131 (57.71%) ASP.NET
5 95 (41.85%) jQuery
6 77 (33.92%) .NET Framework
7 73 (32.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 63 (27.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (27.75%) Entity Framework
9 43 (18.94%) HTML5
10 39 (17.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (15.42%) CSS3
12 32 (14.10%) AngularJS
13 30 (13.22%) Web Services
14 25 (11.01%) XML
15 22 (9.69%) RESTful
16 16 (7.05%) .NET Core
17 14 (6.17%) JSON
17 14 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (5.73%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.42%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (8.37%) User Experience
3 16 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.85%) Clustering
5 8 (3.52%) EPoS
6 7 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.08%) Music Streaming
7 6 (2.64%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.88%) Replication
9 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.42%) Windows
2 20 (8.81%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.17%) Windows 10
3 14 (6.17%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.96%) Android
5 9 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.64%) Linux
6 6 (2.64%) Unix
7 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (63.00%) MVC
2 79 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.54%) Unit Testing
4 28 (12.33%) E-Commerce
5 27 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (11.01%) Dependency Injection
7 21 (9.25%) Web Development
8 17 (7.49%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (6.17%) OO
9 14 (6.17%) Web Application Development
10 13 (5.73%) Front End Development
11 12 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.41%) Customer Engagement
12 10 (4.41%) TDD
13 9 (3.96%) DevOps
13 9 (3.96%) Network Load Balancing
13 9 (3.96%) SDLC
14 8 (3.52%) ERP
14 8 (3.52%) ITIL
14 8 (3.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 164 (72.25%) C#
2 138 (60.79%) JavaScript
3 106 (46.70%) SQL
4 35 (15.42%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.73%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.29%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.64%) PHP
8 5 (2.20%) Python
8 5 (2.20%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.76%) Java
10 3 (1.32%) C++
11 2 (0.88%) C
11 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.88%) Ruby
11 2 (0.88%) X++
12 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 15 (6.61%) Degree
2 6 (2.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.32%) CCNA
3 3 (1.32%) CCNP
3 3 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.32%) HND
4 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.44%) MCITP
5 1 (0.44%) MCSE
5 1 (0.44%) MCTS
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.61%) Docker
3 11 (4.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (6.17%) SCCM
2 9 (3.96%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 69 (30.40%) Microsoft
2 43 (18.94%) Google
3 15 (6.61%) Dell
4 12 (5.29%) Oracle
5 10 (4.41%) Twitter
6 6 (2.64%) SAP
6 6 (2.64%) Workday
6 6 (2.64%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.20%) DevExpress
7 5 (2.20%) Telerik
8 3 (1.32%) Tableau
8 3 (1.32%) VMware
9 2 (0.88%) Adobe
9 2 (0.88%) Blackboard
9 2 (0.88%) Cognos
9 2 (0.88%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco
10 1 (0.44%) HP
10 1 (0.44%) Juniper
10 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com