The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 20 13 4
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 53 81 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 11.45% 12.86% 23.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.55% 42.86% 70.63%
Number of salaries quoted 49 70 162
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
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 Sheffield with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 145 189 252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 31.32% 30.00% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 122 166 221
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Sheffield

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Sheffield over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Sheffield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 55 (52.88%) .NET
2 52 (50.00%) C#
3 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 42 (40.38%) ASP.NET
5 40 (38.46%) MVC
6 38 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 38 (36.54%) AngularJS
7 36 (34.62%) SQL
8 34 (32.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 32 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (29.81%) TDD
11 28 (26.92%) .NET Framework
11 28 (26.92%) SQL Server 2014
12 27 (25.96%) WCF
12 27 (25.96%) Git (software)
12 27 (25.96%) BDD
13 25 (24.04%) High Availability
13 25 (24.04%) KnockoutJS
14 24 (23.08%) Entity Framework
14 24 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (22.12%) Web Application Development
15 23 (22.12%) Node.js
15 23 (22.12%) NoSQL
15 23 (22.12%) RESTful
15 23 (22.12%) Ruby
15 23 (22.12%) Music Industry
15 23 (22.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 23 (22.12%) Code First Entity Framework
16 22 (21.15%) HTML
17 20 (19.23%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 9 (8.65%) JBoss
2 7 (6.73%) IIS
2 7 (6.73%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.81%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.85%) CMS
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (5.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (5.77%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) Internet
2 6 (5.77%) SAN
3 4 (3.85%) DHCP
3 4 (3.85%) DNS
3 4 (3.85%) NAS
4 2 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.92%) SQL Server 2014
2 23 (22.12%) NoSQL
3 13 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (9.62%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (8.65%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
9 7 (6.73%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (3.85%) MySQL
10 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.92%) ActiveReports
12 2 (1.92%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.88%) Subversion
4 1 (0.96%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.96%) NSubstitute
4 1 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 23 (22.12%) Music Industry
2 3 (2.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (70.19%) Developer
2 36 (34.62%) .NET Developer
3 13 (12.50%) Analyst
3 13 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Software Developer
4 12 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 9 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Angular Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) IT Support
9 4 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (52.88%) .NET
2 42 (40.38%) ASP.NET
3 38 (36.54%) AngularJS
4 34 (32.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 32 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (26.92%) .NET Framework
7 27 (25.96%) WCF
8 25 (24.04%) KnockoutJS
9 24 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (23.08%) Entity Framework
10 23 (22.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 23 (22.12%) Code First Entity Framework
10 23 (22.12%) Node.js
10 23 (22.12%) RESTful
11 22 (21.15%) HTML
12 20 (19.23%) CSS
13 17 (16.35%) jQuery
14 14 (13.46%) REST
15 6 (5.77%) Ajax
15 6 (5.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) User Experience
3 4 (3.85%) Clustering
4 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Windows Server
2 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.77%) Linux
5 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) MVC
2 31 (29.81%) TDD
3 27 (25.96%) BDD
4 25 (24.04%) High Availability
5 23 (22.12%) Web Application Development
6 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (12.50%) ERP
8 12 (11.54%) Web Development
9 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.62%) Software Engineering
11 9 (8.65%) Analytics
11 9 (8.65%) Data Integration
12 8 (7.69%) ETL
13 7 (6.73%) Business Analytics
13 7 (6.73%) Change Control
13 7 (6.73%) Scrum
14 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 6 (5.77%) Problem Management
14 6 (5.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.00%) C#
2 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 36 (34.62%) SQL
4 23 (22.12%) Ruby
5 18 (17.31%) T-SQL
6 14 (13.46%) Java
7 8 (7.69%) PHP
7 8 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.88%) MCSE
4 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.96%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.85%) Docker
3 4 (3.85%) vSphere
4 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Puppet
1 4 (3.85%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.23%) Oracle
3 9 (8.65%) VMware
4 7 (6.73%) Hyperion
4 7 (6.73%) Informatica
5 3 (2.88%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.92%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Telerik
7 1 (0.96%) Arista
7 1 (0.96%) Citrix
7 1 (0.96%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.96%) iManage
7 1 (0.96%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.96%) NICE Systems
7 1 (0.96%) Pega
7 1 (0.96%) Red Box
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