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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 189 169 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.81% 11.44% 19.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.78% 46.43% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 164 161 349
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
404 364 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.10% 24.64% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 342 314 609
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 249 (65.18%) .NET
2 209 (54.71%) C#
3 160 (41.88%) SQL
4 145 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (34.03%) ASP.NET
6 129 (33.77%) Microsoft
7 115 (30.10%) HTML
8 104 (27.23%) MVC
9 100 (26.18%) JavaScript
10 90 (23.56%) CSS
10 90 (23.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 88 (23.04%) TDD
12 79 (20.68%) Finance
13 76 (19.90%) MS Excel
14 75 (19.63%) Windows
15 74 (19.37%) Software Engineering
15 74 (19.37%) WCF
16 71 (18.59%) NUnit
17 66 (17.28%) jQuery
18 62 (16.23%) Java
19 59 (15.45%) Oracle
20 58 (15.18%) Scrum
21 55 (14.40%) Degree
21 55 (14.40%) Rhino Mocks
22 54 (14.14%) Moq
23 53 (13.87%) Visual Studio
24 50 (13.09%) HTML5
25 45 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
26 39 (10.21%) Kanban
26 39 (10.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.93%) IIS
4 12 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.79%) JBoss
8 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.79%) Node.js
8 3 (0.79%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.26%) DNN
9 1 (0.26%) WordPress
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 76 (19.90%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.93%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.79%) Agresso
5 2 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.83%) SaaS
4 3 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.24%) HTTP
2 12 (3.14%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.62%) Firewall
4 9 (2.36%) DNS
4 9 (2.36%) Internet
5 8 (2.09%) DHCP
5 8 (2.09%) SMS
5 8 (2.09%) SMPP
5 8 (2.09%) NFC
5 8 (2.09%) Network Security
6 4 (1.05%) VLAN
6 4 (1.05%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.05%) SSL
6 4 (1.05%) Intranet
6 4 (1.05%) LAN
6 4 (1.05%) WAN
6 4 (1.05%) SAN
7 3 (0.79%) VoIP
8 2 (0.52%) IPv4
9 1 (0.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 39 (10.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (9.95%) MySQL
4 33 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (6.28%) Relational Database
5 24 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.88%) DB2
8 10 (2.62%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.62%) Big Data
9 9 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.83%) QlikView
10 7 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.05%) MS Access
12 4 (1.05%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 71 (18.59%) NUnit
2 55 (14.40%) Rhino Mocks
3 54 (14.14%) Moq
4 53 (13.87%) Visual Studio
5 34 (8.90%) MSTest
6 30 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (4.45%) Selenium
8 13 (3.40%) Git (software)
9 11 (2.88%) ReSharper
9 11 (2.88%) MSBuild
10 10 (2.62%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.62%) WiX
11 8 (2.09%) Hudson
12 6 (1.57%) MbUnit
12 6 (1.57%) QUnit
12 6 (1.57%) xUnit.net
12 6 (1.57%) Ranorex
12 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.57%) CppUnit
13 5 (1.31%) JIRA
General
1 79 (20.68%) Finance
2 28 (7.33%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.76%) Music Industry
4 20 (5.24%) Banking
5 16 (4.19%) Marketing
6 11 (2.88%) Advertising
7 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.05%) Back Office
9 3 (0.79%) Retail
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Military
10 2 (0.52%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 205 (53.66%) Developer
2 73 (19.11%) C# Developer
3 54 (14.14%) .NET Developer
4 47 (12.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (9.16%) Software Developer
6 32 (8.38%) Senior Developer
7 27 (7.07%) Software Engineer
8 24 (6.28%) UX Designer
8 24 (6.28%) Designer
9 22 (5.76%) Product Manager
10 21 (5.50%) Administrator
11 20 (5.24%) Analyst
11 20 (5.24%) Graduate
12 19 (4.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (4.71%) Support Engineer
13 18 (4.71%) Java Developer
14 14 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
15 12 (3.14%) Web Developer
15 12 (3.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (65.18%) .NET
2 130 (34.03%) ASP.NET
3 115 (30.10%) HTML
4 90 (23.56%) CSS
4 90 (23.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 74 (19.37%) WCF
6 66 (17.28%) jQuery
7 50 (13.09%) HTML5
8 37 (9.69%) .NET Framework
9 34 (8.90%) WPF
10 33 (8.64%) XML
11 24 (6.28%) Razor View Engine
12 23 (6.02%) NHibernate
13 22 (5.76%) LINQ
13 22 (5.76%) CSS3
14 20 (5.24%) WinForms
15 19 (4.97%) Ajax
16 18 (4.71%) Web Services
16 18 (4.71%) J2EE
16 18 (4.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.42%) User Experience
2 34 (8.90%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.45%) Mobile Payment
5 13 (3.40%) Algorithms
6 12 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.14%) Inversion of Control
7 10 (2.62%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.09%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.83%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.57%) PKI
11 5 (1.31%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.05%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.79%) Statistics
13 3 (0.79%) Replication
13 3 (0.79%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 75 (19.63%) Windows
2 19 (4.97%) Linux
3 14 (3.66%) Android
4 12 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.62%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.09%) Windows Phone
7 7 (1.83%) Solaris
8 6 (1.57%) AIX
8 6 (1.57%) HPUX
8 6 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.31%) UNIX
10 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.26%) CentOS
12 1 (0.26%) Debian
12 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (27.23%) MVC
3 88 (23.04%) TDD
4 74 (19.37%) Software Engineering
5 58 (15.18%) Scrum
6 39 (10.21%) Kanban
7 33 (8.64%) OO
7 33 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (6.28%) BDD
9 23 (6.02%) Mentoring
10 22 (5.76%) Web Application Development
11 21 (5.50%) Technical Analysis
12 20 (5.24%) MVVM
12 20 (5.24%) Web Development
13 19 (4.97%) Dependency Injection
14 16 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (4.19%) OOP
15 15 (3.93%) Unit Testing
16 14 (3.66%) Risk Management
17 12 (3.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 209 (54.71%) C#
2 160 (41.88%) SQL
3 100 (26.18%) JavaScript
4 62 (16.23%) Java
5 38 (9.95%) VB.NET
6 37 (9.69%) C++
7 36 (9.42%) VB
8 25 (6.54%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.45%) PHP
10 15 (3.93%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.93%) Scala
11 12 (3.14%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.14%) C
12 10 (2.62%) XAML
13 9 (2.36%) VB6
14 8 (2.09%) VBA
15 7 (1.83%) Ruby
16 5 (1.31%) Python
17 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (14.40%) Degree
2 37 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.97%) MCTS
4 18 (4.71%) MCP
5 16 (4.19%) MCAD
5 16 (4.19%) MCSD
6 10 (2.62%) MCSE
6 10 (2.62%) MCSA
7 9 (2.36%) MCITP
8 7 (1.83%) MCDST
9 6 (1.57%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.52%) ISEB
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.26%) CCNA
11 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.93%) SLA
2 8 (2.09%) ISO 8583
3 7 (1.83%) QA
4 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.52%) HL7
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.79%) Varnish
5 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.05%) ARCserve
2 3 (0.79%) SCCM
2 3 (0.79%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.52%) Nagios
3 2 (0.52%) SCOM
3 2 (0.52%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.26%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 129 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 59 (15.45%) Oracle
3 20 (5.24%) Red Gate
4 16 (4.19%) VMware
5 15 (3.93%) Citrix
6 10 (2.62%) Epiphany
7 8 (2.09%) Telerik
8 7 (1.83%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.57%) IBM
10 5 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.31%) Cadence
10 5 (1.31%) HubSpot
11 4 (1.05%) LogRhythm
11 4 (1.05%) Mitel
11 4 (1.05%) Google
11 4 (1.05%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.05%) Facebook
11 4 (1.05%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.05%) Epicor
11 4 (1.05%) SAP
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