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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 133 199 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.05% 14.26% 11.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.94% 49.01% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 123 186 179
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
333 406 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.66% 29.08% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 270 381 424
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 August 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 151 (59.92%) .NET
2 131 (51.98%) C#
3 116 (46.03%) SQL
4 105 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 96 (38.10%) ASP.NET
6 88 (34.92%) MVC
7 81 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (28.97%) HTML
9 66 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 65 (25.79%) JavaScript
11 60 (23.81%) CSS
12 51 (20.24%) Oracle
13 50 (19.84%) Windows
13 50 (19.84%) Degree
14 42 (16.67%) HTML5
15 40 (15.87%) Computer Science
16 39 (15.48%) jQuery
17 37 (14.68%) Finance
17 37 (14.68%) Unit Testing
18 36 (14.29%) MS Excel
19 35 (13.89%) Windows Server
20 33 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web API
20 33 (13.10%) AngularJS
21 32 (12.70%) TDD
22 30 (11.90%) Visual Studio
23 28 (11.11%) Software Engineering
24 27 (10.71%) NUnit
24 27 (10.71%) OO
24 27 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
24 27 (10.71%) CSS3

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 24 (9.52%) IIS
2 12 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (3.17%) CMS
4 8 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.78%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.19%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.19%) WordPress
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.40%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.38%) Office 365
4 4 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.19%) SaaS
6 2 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.54%) Firewall
1 19 (7.54%) TCP/IP
2 18 (7.14%) VPN
3 16 (6.35%) DNS
4 15 (5.95%) DHCP
5 7 (2.78%) Internet
6 6 (2.38%) HTTP
7 5 (1.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.98%) SAN
8 3 (1.19%) VLAN
9 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 18 (7.14%) MySQL
2 18 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.16%) QlikView
7 10 (3.97%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (3.57%) Big Data
8 9 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (3.57%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.38%) Neo4j
10 6 (2.38%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.98%) OLAP
11 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.19%) DB2
13 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 27 (10.71%) NUnit
3 21 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (3.57%) Selenium
5 9 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.17%) Subversion
7 6 (2.38%) PhantomJS
7 6 (2.38%) Ranorex
8 5 (1.98%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.19%) Hudson
9 3 (1.19%) JIRA
10 2 (0.79%) Moq
10 2 (0.79%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.79%) QUnit
11 1 (0.40%) JMeter
11 1 (0.40%) MSTest
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (14.68%) Finance
2 6 (2.38%) Marketing
3 5 (1.98%) Banking
4 4 (1.59%) Retail
5 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 133 (52.78%) Developer
2 79 (31.35%) C# Developer
3 71 (28.17%) .NET Developer
4 45 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (10.71%) Applications Support
6 26 (10.32%) Administrator
6 26 (10.32%) Programmer
7 24 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (9.13%) C# Programmer
9 18 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (6.75%) DBA
10 17 (6.75%) Web Developer
11 15 (5.95%) C# Software Developer
11 15 (5.95%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
12 14 (5.56%) Analyst
12 14 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 14 (5.56%) SQL Developer
12 14 (5.56%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (59.92%) .NET
2 96 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 73 (28.97%) HTML
4 66 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 60 (23.81%) CSS
6 42 (16.67%) HTML5
7 39 (15.48%) jQuery
8 33 (13.10%) AngularJS
8 33 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (10.71%) CSS3
10 24 (9.52%) XML
11 23 (9.13%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (7.14%) WCF
12 18 (7.14%) XSLT
13 17 (6.75%) .NET Framework
14 16 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 16 (6.35%) WPF
15 15 (5.95%) RESTful
16 13 (5.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (4.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.73%) Mathematics
3 21 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 16 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.95%) Management Information System
6 14 (5.56%) Driving Licence
7 13 (5.16%) Statistics
8 12 (4.76%) iPad
9 11 (4.37%) Client/Server
10 10 (3.97%) Cryptography
11 8 (3.17%) Replication
12 7 (2.78%) Mobile App
12 7 (2.78%) Visualisation
13 6 (2.38%) Clustering
13 6 (2.38%) Social Media
13 6 (2.38%) Social Network
14 4 (1.59%) EMC VNX
14 4 (1.59%) Telematics
14 4 (1.59%) User Experience
15 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (19.84%) Windows
2 35 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.57%) Linux
4 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.98%) Android
5 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.79%) Unix
9 1 (0.40%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (34.92%) MVC
2 81 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (14.68%) Unit Testing
4 32 (12.70%) TDD
5 28 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 27 (10.71%) OO
7 26 (10.32%) Web Development
8 22 (8.73%) Test Automation
9 18 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.75%) Analytics
10 17 (6.75%) Scrum
10 17 (6.75%) User Stories
11 16 (6.35%) SDLC
12 15 (5.95%) DevOps
12 15 (5.95%) Migration
12 15 (5.95%) Web Application Development
13 14 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
14 13 (5.16%) BDD
14 13 (5.16%) Data Management
14 13 (5.16%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 131 (51.98%) C#
2 116 (46.03%) SQL
3 65 (25.79%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.32%) T-SQL
5 25 (9.92%) Java
6 22 (8.73%) C++
7 20 (7.94%) PowerShell
8 16 (6.35%) VBA
9 9 (3.57%) C
10 8 (3.17%) PHP
11 7 (2.78%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.19%) Python
13 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.79%) Perl
13 2 (0.79%) R
14 1 (0.40%) Lua
14 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (19.84%) Degree
2 13 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.59%) CCNA
3 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.59%) ISEB
4 3 (1.19%) MCSE
5 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.79%) MCITP
5 2 (0.79%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.94%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SDET
System Software
1 24 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.57%) vSphere
4 6 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.98%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.19%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.19%) XenApp
6 3 (1.19%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 105 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 51 (20.24%) Oracle
3 19 (7.54%) VMware
4 16 (6.35%) Cisco
5 14 (5.56%) EMC
6 9 (3.57%) TOWER Software
7 7 (2.78%) Veeam
8 5 (1.98%) Google
8 5 (1.98%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.19%) Citrix
9 3 (1.19%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.79%) Dell
10 2 (0.79%) HP
10 2 (0.79%) RedGate
10 2 (0.79%) SAP
11 1 (0.40%) Cognos
11 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.40%) IBM
11 1 (0.40%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.40%) OpenText
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