Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 20 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 71 83 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 8.65% 8.08% 17.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.98% 30.18% 55.83%
Number of salaries quoted 63 76 231
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,400 £26,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -4.11% -6.41% +4.00%

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 Sheffield with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 245 275 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 29.84% 26.78% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 216 248 386
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £53,125
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.90% +2.14%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 42 (59.15%) C#
2 40 (56.34%) SQL
3 39 (54.93%) .NET
4 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
5 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
6 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (40.85%) ASP.NET
8 24 (33.80%) MVC
9 23 (32.39%) .NET Framework
10 22 (30.99%) Visual Studio
11 21 (29.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (28.17%) WCF
12 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (26.76%) Oracle
13 19 (26.76%) Scrum
13 19 (26.76%) Software Engineering
14 17 (23.94%) SDLC
15 16 (22.54%) WPF
15 16 (22.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (18.31%) TDD
16 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (16.90%) Waterfall
17 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
17 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (15.49%) BDD
19 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2016
19 10 (14.08%) Entity Framework
19 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (14.08%) Ruby

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) JBoss
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.04%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) SMS
2 3 (4.23%) VPN
3 2 (2.82%) Firewall
3 2 (2.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) DNS
4 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.41%) LAN
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.04%) MySQL
5 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.63%) QlikView
6 4 (5.63%) SQL CLR
7 3 (4.23%) Power BI
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.82%) Redis
9 1 (1.41%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (30.99%) Visual Studio
2 16 (22.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (11.27%) Music Industry
2 4 (5.63%) Advertising
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (69.01%) Developer
2 25 (35.21%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.76%) C# Developer
4 17 (23.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (21.13%) Senior Developer
5 15 (21.13%) Software Developer
6 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (18.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (18.31%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (16.90%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (15.49%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (15.49%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 11 (15.49%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (15.49%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (15.49%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 11 (15.49%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (15.49%) Senior C# Developer
8 11 (15.49%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 11 (15.49%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.93%) .NET
2 29 (40.85%) ASP.NET
3 23 (32.39%) .NET Framework
4 21 (29.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (28.17%) WCF
6 16 (22.54%) WPF
7 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
8 10 (14.08%) Entity Framework
9 9 (12.68%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (12.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 8 (11.27%) Code First Entity Framework
10 8 (11.27%) Node.js
10 8 (11.27%) RESTful
11 7 (9.86%) jQuery
12 6 (8.45%) CSS
12 6 (8.45%) HTML
12 6 (8.45%) Web Services
13 4 (5.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.63%) NHS
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.80%) MVC
3 19 (26.76%) Scrum
3 19 (26.76%) Software Engineering
4 17 (23.94%) SDLC
5 13 (18.31%) TDD
6 12 (16.90%) Waterfall
7 11 (15.49%) BDD
8 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.68%) ETL
9 9 (12.68%) High Availability
10 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
10 8 (11.27%) Web Application Development
11 7 (9.86%) ERP
12 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (7.04%) Data Management
13 5 (7.04%) Data Protection
13 5 (7.04%) ETL Development
14 4 (5.63%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) C#
2 40 (56.34%) SQL
3 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.08%) Ruby
4 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
6 8 (11.27%) Java
7 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.63%) R
9 3 (4.23%) C
9 3 (4.23%) Python
9 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.82%) X++
11 1 (1.41%) C++
11 1 (1.41%) Go
11 1 (1.41%) PHP
11 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.82%) GDPR
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) Docker
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.82%) Mesos
2 2 (2.82%) Rancher
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco
4 4 (5.63%) RedGate
4 4 (5.63%) Tableau
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos
5 1 (1.41%) Dell
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Intel