Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 125 265 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 13.28% 28.07% 20.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.17% 73.20% 64.56%
Number of salaries quoted 117 256 168
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -2.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,976 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,500 £60,000 £50,375
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%

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 283 362 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 30.07% 38.35% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 250 328 266
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £53,875 £60,000 £51,875
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -10 86 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Loughborough -5 14 £42,500 +1.19% 5
Hinckley +1 4 £40,000 +6.67%
Market Harborough +1 4 £50,000 +42.86%
Melton Mowbray 0 4 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Lutterworth -8 2 £41,750 -12.11% 2
Coalville - 2 £42,500 -
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 86 (68.80%) C#
2 83 (66.40%) .NET
3 72 (57.60%) Microsoft
4 71 (56.80%) SQL
5 61 (48.80%) JavaScript
6 54 (43.20%) ASP.NET
7 49 (39.20%) Azure
8 46 (36.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 44 (35.20%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (32.80%) CSS
11 40 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 38 (30.40%) MVC
13 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (28.80%) jQuery
15 35 (28.00%) XML
16 32 (25.60%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (24.80%) Web Services
17 31 (24.80%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (24.00%) Test Automation
19 29 (23.20%) SQL Server 2012
19 29 (23.20%) Ajax
19 29 (23.20%) Problem-Solving
20 28 (22.40%) SDLC
20 28 (22.40%) SQL Server 2016
20 28 (22.40%) Selenium
20 28 (22.40%) RESTful
21 26 (20.80%) Data Modelling
22 25 (20.00%) API Testing
22 25 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
23 24 (19.20%) REST

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 4 (3.20%) SAS
2 3 (2.40%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.60%) Documentum
4 1 (0.80%) Apache
4 1 (0.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 49 (39.20%) Azure
2 7 (5.60%) IaaS
2 7 (5.60%) PaaS
3 6 (4.80%) AWS
4 5 (4.00%) Power Platform
4 5 (4.00%) SaaS
5 4 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.20%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (2.40%) Azure Functions
6 3 (2.40%) Boomi
6 3 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.40%) iPaaS
6 3 (2.40%) Serverless
7 1 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) Modbus
1 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.80%) DNS
2 1 (0.80%) Firewall
2 1 (0.80%) FTP
2 1 (0.80%) Intranet
2 1 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.80%) SSH
2 1 (0.80%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (36.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 40 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (23.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (22.40%) SQL Server 2016
5 22 (17.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (10.40%) Relational Database
8 12 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (6.40%) MySQL
11 6 (4.80%) Data Lake
12 5 (4.00%) Power BI
13 4 (3.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 4 (3.20%) Hadoop
13 4 (3.20%) MariaDB
13 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
14 3 (2.40%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (2.40%) Big Data
14 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (22.40%) Selenium
2 23 (18.40%) SoapUI
3 16 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (10.40%) Visual Studio
5 10 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.20%) eggPlant
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.80%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.80%) JIRA
7 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.80%) Subversion
7 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (12.00%) Finance
1 15 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (9.60%) Retail
3 8 (6.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.60%) Law
5 1 (0.80%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (71.20%) Developer
2 39 (31.20%) .NET Developer
3 20 (16.00%) Applications Developer
4 17 (13.60%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (10.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (10.40%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.80%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Architect
8 8 (6.40%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Administrator
9 7 (5.60%) DBA
9 7 (5.60%) SQL DBA
9 7 (5.60%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
12 4 (3.20%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (3.20%) Consultant
12 4 (3.20%) Data Architect
12 4 (3.20%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (66.40%) .NET
2 54 (43.20%) ASP.NET
3 41 (32.80%) CSS
4 36 (28.80%) jQuery
5 35 (28.00%) XML
6 31 (24.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (24.80%) Web Services
7 29 (23.20%) Ajax
8 28 (22.40%) RESTful
9 24 (19.20%) REST
9 24 (19.20%) WCF
10 22 (17.60%) .NET Framework
11 20 (16.00%) Middleware
12 17 (13.60%) .NET Core
13 16 (12.80%) HTML
14 12 (9.60%) AngularJS
15 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (6.40%) Entity Framework
17 7 (5.60%) MDX
18 6 (4.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.60%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.40%) PMI
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.80%) EPoS
6 1 (0.80%) Life Science
6 1 (0.80%) Mashup
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) PKI
6 1 (0.80%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.80%) Social Media
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.20%) Windows
2 9 (7.20%) Linux
3 8 (6.40%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.20%) CentOS
5 2 (1.60%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.80%) Android
6 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.80%) Unix
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (35.20%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (30.40%) MVC
3 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 29 (23.20%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (22.40%) SDLC
7 26 (20.80%) Data Modelling
8 25 (20.00%) API Testing
9 22 (17.60%) Innovative Thinking
10 17 (13.60%) ETL
10 17 (13.60%) Scrum
11 11 (8.80%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (5.60%) Fintech
12 7 (5.60%) TDD
13 6 (4.80%) ITIL
13 6 (4.80%) Kanban
13 6 (4.80%) Line Management
13 6 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (4.80%) Project Management
14 5 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 86 (68.80%) C#
2 71 (56.80%) SQL
3 61 (48.80%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.80%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.80%) TypeScript
5 9 (7.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 9 (7.20%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.40%) Python
7 7 (5.60%) Java
7 7 (5.60%) R
8 5 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.20%) Scala
10 2 (1.60%) VBA
11 1 (0.80%) C
11 1 (0.80%) F#
11 1 (0.80%) Ruby
11 1 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.40%) PMP
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) Data Quality
1 6 (4.80%) GDPR
2 4 (3.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Ansible
1 4 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.20%) Puppet
1 4 (3.20%) Terraform
2 3 (2.40%) Nagios
2 3 (2.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (1.60%) Icinga
4 1 (0.80%) Kibana
Vendors
1 72 (57.60%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.20%) Oracle
3 8 (6.40%) Databricks
4 7 (5.60%) IBM
5 5 (4.00%) VMware
6 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.20%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.40%) Dell
7 3 (2.40%) Informatica
7 3 (2.40%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.40%) Jitterbit
7 3 (2.40%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.40%) SnapLogic
7 3 (2.40%) Talend
7 3 (2.40%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.60%) Cisco
8 2 (1.60%) Siemens
9 1 (0.80%) Centreon
9 1 (0.80%) Logi