The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 172 171 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.23% 11.52% 19.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.18% 49.00% 57.45%
Number of salaries quoted 141 166 382
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
357 349 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.22% 23.52% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 299 311 634
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 271 (71.32%) .NET
2 224 (58.95%) C#
3 169 (44.47%) SQL
4 158 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (37.37%) ASP.NET
6 121 (31.84%) Microsoft
7 113 (29.74%) JavaScript
8 111 (29.21%) HTML
9 104 (27.37%) MVC
10 100 (26.32%) TDD
11 91 (23.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 85 (22.37%) Finance
12 85 (22.37%) CSS
13 82 (21.58%) NUnit
14 78 (20.53%) WCF
15 75 (19.74%) Software Engineering
15 75 (19.74%) MS Excel
16 71 (18.68%) Oracle
17 67 (17.63%) Windows
18 64 (16.84%) Scrum
19 63 (16.58%) Moq
20 62 (16.32%) jQuery
21 60 (15.79%) Rhino Mocks
22 55 (14.47%) Java
23 53 (13.95%) Visual Studio
24 49 (12.89%) Degree
25 46 (12.11%) C++
26 45 (11.84%) VB.NET
27 44 (11.58%) MSTest
27 44 (11.58%) Kanban

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (6.32%) IIS
2 21 (5.53%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.74%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.26%) DNN
9 1 (0.26%) WordPress
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 75 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.42%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.79%) Agresso
5 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.84%) SaaS
2 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.95%) HTTP
2 11 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.37%) SMS
3 9 (2.37%) Firewall
4 8 (2.11%) SMPP
4 8 (2.11%) NFC
5 6 (1.58%) Internet
6 5 (1.32%) DNS
7 4 (1.05%) LAN
7 4 (1.05%) WAN
7 4 (1.05%) DHCP
7 4 (1.05%) SAN
7 4 (1.05%) VLAN
8 3 (0.79%) Network Security
8 3 (0.79%) Intranet
8 3 (0.79%) VoIP
8 3 (0.79%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.79%) SSL
9 2 (0.53%) IPv4
10 1 (0.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 39 (10.26%) MySQL
3 30 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.42%) DB2
9 11 (2.89%) Big Data
10 8 (2.11%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.05%) OLAP
12 4 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.79%) QlikView
13 3 (0.79%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 82 (21.58%) NUnit
2 63 (16.58%) Moq
3 60 (15.79%) Rhino Mocks
4 53 (13.95%) Visual Studio
5 44 (11.58%) MSTest
6 30 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (4.21%) Selenium
8 15 (3.95%) Git (software)
9 14 (3.68%) ReSharper
10 12 (3.16%) TeamCity
11 11 (2.89%) MSBuild
12 10 (2.63%) Hudson
12 10 (2.63%) WiX
13 8 (2.11%) MbUnit
13 8 (2.11%) xUnit.net
13 8 (2.11%) CppUnit
14 7 (1.84%) QUnit
15 6 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (1.58%) JIRA
16 5 (1.32%) Mercurial
General
1 85 (22.37%) Finance
2 24 (6.32%) Banking
2 24 (6.32%) Music Industry
3 22 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.21%) Marketing
5 14 (3.68%) Advertising
6 8 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.79%) Back Office
7 3 (0.79%) Retail
8 2 (0.53%) Military
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 221 (58.16%) Developer
2 85 (22.37%) C# Developer
3 67 (17.63%) .NET Developer
4 61 (16.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 37 (9.74%) Senior Developer
7 30 (7.89%) Software Engineer
8 28 (7.37%) UX Designer
8 28 (7.37%) Designer
9 23 (6.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (5.79%) Product Manager
11 18 (4.74%) Graduate
12 16 (4.21%) Support Engineer
12 16 (4.21%) Java Developer
12 16 (4.21%) Administrator
12 16 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (3.68%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (3.68%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.68%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (71.32%) .NET
2 142 (37.37%) ASP.NET
3 111 (29.21%) HTML
4 91 (23.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 85 (22.37%) CSS
6 78 (20.53%) WCF
7 62 (16.32%) jQuery
8 41 (10.79%) HTML5
9 37 (9.74%) .NET Framework
10 36 (9.47%) WPF
11 34 (8.95%) XML
12 29 (7.63%) Razor View Engine
13 25 (6.58%) NHibernate
14 24 (6.32%) LINQ
14 24 (6.32%) WinForms
14 24 (6.32%) Ajax
15 20 (5.26%) CSS3
16 19 (5.00%) Web Services
17 17 (4.47%) XSLT
17 17 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.53%) User Experience
2 32 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.95%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (3.68%) Mobile Payment
5 14 (3.68%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.89%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.11%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.84%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.58%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.58%) PKI
11 4 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.05%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.79%) Statistics
12 3 (0.79%) Replication
13 2 (0.53%) Photography
13 2 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.53%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.63%) Windows
2 17 (4.47%) Linux
3 16 (4.21%) Android
4 12 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.89%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.11%) Windows Phone
7 8 (2.11%) Solaris
8 7 (1.84%) AIX
8 7 (1.84%) HPUX
8 7 (1.84%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.58%) UNIX
10 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.26%) CentOS
12 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Debian
12 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (27.37%) MVC
3 100 (26.32%) TDD
4 75 (19.74%) Software Engineering
5 64 (16.84%) Scrum
6 44 (11.58%) Kanban
7 34 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (7.63%) BDD
8 29 (7.63%) Web Application Development
9 25 (6.58%) Technical Analysis
10 24 (6.32%) OO
11 23 (6.05%) MVVM
12 22 (5.79%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
14 19 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (4.21%) Web Development
16 15 (3.95%) CRM
16 15 (3.95%) OOP
17 12 (3.16%) Unit Testing
17 12 (3.16%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (58.95%) C#
2 169 (44.47%) SQL
3 113 (29.74%) JavaScript
4 55 (14.47%) Java
5 46 (12.11%) C++
6 45 (11.84%) VB.NET
7 39 (10.26%) VB
8 24 (6.32%) T-SQL
9 19 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 17 (4.47%) PHP
10 17 (4.47%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.16%) C
11 12 (3.16%) Scala
12 9 (2.37%) VB6
13 8 (2.11%) XAML
14 7 (1.84%) VBA
14 7 (1.84%) Python
15 5 (1.32%) Delphi
16 4 (1.05%) Ruby
17 2 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (12.89%) Degree
2 42 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.58%) MCTS
4 24 (6.32%) MCP
5 22 (5.79%) MCAD
5 22 (5.79%) MCSD
6 9 (2.37%) MCSE
7 8 (2.11%) MCSA
8 7 (1.84%) MCITP
9 5 (1.32%) MCDST
10 4 (1.05%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.26%) CCNA
11 1 (0.26%) ISEB
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.68%) SLA
2 8 (2.11%) ISO 8583
3 4 (1.05%) QA
4 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.53%) HL7
5 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.79%) vSphere
5 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.26%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.26%) HDFS
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.79%) SCCM
1 3 (0.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.53%) Nagios
3 1 (0.26%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.26%) SCOM
3 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 121 (31.84%) Microsoft
2 71 (18.68%) Oracle
3 20 (5.26%) Red Gate
4 16 (4.21%) VMware
5 14 (3.68%) Citrix
6 10 (2.63%) Epiphany
7 8 (2.11%) Telerik
8 7 (1.84%) Rackspace
9 5 (1.32%) HubSpot
9 5 (1.32%) Splunk
9 5 (1.32%) Cadence
9 5 (1.32%) IBM
9 5 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.32%) HP
10 4 (1.05%) Dell
10 4 (1.05%) SAP
10 4 (1.05%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.05%) Facebook
11 3 (0.79%) LogRhythm
11 3 (0.79%) Cognos
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