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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 126 200 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.81% 13.68% 11.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.25% 50.25% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 117 187 158
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
321 398 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.53% 27.22% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 247 375 374
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 141 (59.75%) .NET
2 130 (55.08%) C#
3 109 (46.19%) SQL
4 95 (40.25%) ASP.NET
5 94 (39.83%) Microsoft
6 85 (36.02%) MVC
7 69 (29.24%) HTML
8 62 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (26.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 59 (25.00%) CSS
10 56 (23.73%) JavaScript
11 50 (21.19%) Windows
12 41 (17.37%) Degree
13 38 (16.10%) jQuery
14 37 (15.68%) HTML5
15 36 (15.25%) TDD
15 36 (15.25%) Finance
16 35 (14.83%) Unit Testing
16 35 (14.83%) Computer Science
17 34 (14.41%) Oracle
17 34 (14.41%) Windows Server
18 33 (13.98%) MS Excel
19 31 (13.14%) SQL Server 2012
19 31 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
20 30 (12.71%) Visual Studio
21 28 (11.86%) Web Development
22 27 (11.44%) AngularJS
23 26 (11.02%) CSS3
23 26 (11.02%) Software Engineering
24 24 (10.17%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 22 (9.32%) IIS
2 10 (4.24%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.54%) NServiceBus
6 5 (2.12%) CMS
6 5 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.12%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.12%) WordPress
7 1 (0.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.42%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.12%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.54%) Office 365
4 2 (0.85%) GitHub
4 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 18 (7.63%) Firewall
3 17 (7.20%) DNS
3 17 (7.20%) VPN
4 16 (6.78%) DHCP
5 7 (2.97%) Internet
6 6 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (2.12%) HTTP
7 5 (2.12%) SAN
8 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.42%) SSL
8 1 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 18 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (6.36%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (5.51%) QlikView
7 12 (5.08%) MySQL
8 11 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (4.66%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.24%) Big Data
10 9 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (3.81%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.54%) Neo4j
11 6 (2.54%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.69%) OLAP
13 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 30 (12.71%) Visual Studio
2 22 (9.32%) NUnit
3 16 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (4.24%) Subversion
6 7 (2.97%) Ranorex
7 6 (2.54%) PhantomJS
7 6 (2.54%) Selenium
8 5 (2.12%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.69%) JIRA
10 2 (0.85%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.42%) Hudson
11 1 (0.42%) MSTest
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (15.25%) Finance
2 8 (3.39%) Marketing
3 5 (2.12%) Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Retail
5 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 128 (54.24%) Developer
2 80 (33.90%) C# Developer
3 62 (26.27%) .NET Developer
4 43 (18.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (10.59%) Administrator
6 23 (9.75%) Applications Support
7 22 (9.32%) Programmer
8 19 (8.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (8.05%) C# Programmer
9 18 (7.63%) DBA
9 18 (7.63%) SQL Developer
9 18 (7.63%) Windows Engineer
10 17 (7.20%) Web Developer
11 16 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 16 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (5.93%) Analyst
13 13 (5.51%) C# Web Developer
13 13 (5.51%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (4.66%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (59.75%) .NET
2 95 (40.25%) ASP.NET
3 69 (29.24%) HTML
4 62 (26.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 59 (25.00%) CSS
6 38 (16.10%) jQuery
7 37 (15.68%) HTML5
8 31 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (11.44%) AngularJS
10 26 (11.02%) CSS3
11 23 (9.75%) XML
12 21 (8.90%) KnockoutJS
13 20 (8.47%) XSLT
14 18 (7.63%) .NET Framework
15 17 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 15 (6.36%) RESTful
16 15 (6.36%) WCF
17 13 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (5.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.83%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.47%) Algorithms
2 20 (8.47%) Mathematics
3 17 (7.20%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.36%) Client/Server
4 15 (6.36%) Driving Licence
5 14 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.66%) iPad
7 10 (4.24%) Replication
7 10 (4.24%) Statistics
8 8 (3.39%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.54%) Clustering
9 6 (2.54%) Social Media
9 6 (2.54%) Social Network
9 6 (2.54%) Visualisation
10 5 (2.12%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.69%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.69%) Telematics
12 3 (1.27%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.19%) Windows
2 34 (14.41%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.24%) Linux
4 9 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.54%) Android
5 6 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.27%) Unix
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.02%) MVC
2 62 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (15.25%) TDD
4 35 (14.83%) Unit Testing
5 28 (11.86%) Web Development
6 26 (11.02%) Software Engineering
7 24 (10.17%) Test Automation
8 21 (8.90%) Analytics
9 19 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (8.05%) OO
10 18 (7.63%) Migration
11 17 (7.20%) Scrum
12 15 (6.36%) SDLC
12 15 (6.36%) User Stories
12 15 (6.36%) Web Application Development
13 13 (5.51%) BDD
13 13 (5.51%) Data Management
14 12 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (5.08%) ITIL
14 12 (5.08%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 130 (55.08%) C#
2 109 (46.19%) SQL
3 56 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.32%) T-SQL
5 21 (8.90%) PowerShell
6 19 (8.05%) C++
6 19 (8.05%) Java
7 16 (6.78%) VBA
8 10 (4.24%) PHP
9 7 (2.97%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.27%) C
12 2 (0.85%) R
13 1 (0.42%) ABAP
13 1 (0.42%) Python
13 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (17.37%) Degree
2 13 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.12%) ISEB
4 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.27%) MCITP
5 1 (0.42%) CCNA
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.93%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SDET
System Software
1 24 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.39%) vSphere
4 6 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.69%) XenApp
5 4 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (39.83%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.41%) Oracle
3 18 (7.63%) VMware
4 17 (7.20%) Cisco
5 15 (6.36%) EMC
6 8 (3.39%) Veeam
7 6 (2.54%) Xamarin
8 5 (2.12%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.12%) TOWER Software
9 4 (1.69%) Citrix
9 4 (1.69%) SAP
10 3 (1.27%) Google
11 2 (0.85%) Cognos
11 2 (0.85%) Dell
11 2 (0.85%) HP
11 2 (0.85%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.85%) Tableau
12 1 (0.42%) Kaspersky
12 1 (0.42%) Nintex
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