The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 220 336 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.24% 20.36% 18.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.97% 59.47% 65.58%
Number of salaries quoted 184 312 319
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
512 565 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.48% 34.24% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 433 520 460
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Cambridgeshire

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 30 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 357 (71.40%) .NET
2 324 (64.80%) C#
3 260 (52.00%) SQL
4 203 (40.60%) ASP.NET
5 160 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 153 (30.60%) Microsoft
7 137 (27.40%) HTML
8 131 (26.20%) Oracle
9 122 (24.40%) TDD
10 116 (23.20%) MVC
11 107 (21.40%) NUnit
12 105 (21.00%) CSS
13 103 (20.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 94 (18.80%) Scrum
15 91 (18.20%) Windows
16 87 (17.40%) WCF
17 83 (16.60%) C++
18 82 (16.40%) Moq
19 80 (16.00%) Software Engineering
20 79 (15.80%) VB.NET
21 76 (15.20%) jQuery
22 74 (14.80%) Rhino Mocks
23 73 (14.60%) Degree
24 72 (14.40%) Finance
25 71 (14.20%) Microsoft Certification
26 66 (13.20%) .NET Framework
26 66 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
26 66 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
27 65 (13.00%) MSTest
27 65 (13.00%) VB

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (7.80%) IIS
2 16 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.20%) Apache
3 15 (3.00%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (2.00%) CMS
6 7 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.40%) Lync
10 2 (0.40%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.20%) Node.js
11 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.40%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.60%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) MS Project
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.40%) CubeCart
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.80%) SaaS
2 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.00%) Force.com
4 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.40%) SMS
2 12 (2.40%) SMPP
2 12 (2.40%) NFC
3 11 (2.20%) LAN
4 10 (2.00%) SAN
4 10 (2.00%) Firewall
5 7 (1.40%) WAN
5 7 (1.40%) DNS
6 6 (1.20%) VoIP
7 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.00%) DHCP
7 5 (1.00%) HTTP
8 4 (0.80%) Internet
8 4 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.80%) VLAN
9 3 (0.60%) IPsec
9 3 (0.60%) SMTP
10 2 (0.40%) Wireless
10 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 54 (10.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 54 (10.80%) MySQL
3 45 (9.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (7.40%) Relational Database
5 26 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (3.40%) DTS
8 15 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (3.00%) RDBMS
9 13 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (2.20%) DB2
11 10 (2.00%) Big Data
11 10 (2.00%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.00%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (1.00%) OLAP
13 5 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 107 (21.40%) NUnit
2 82 (16.40%) Moq
3 74 (14.80%) Rhino Mocks
4 65 (13.00%) MSTest
5 51 (10.20%) Visual Studio
6 31 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (4.00%) ReSharper
8 16 (3.20%) CppUnit
9 15 (3.00%) Git (software)
9 15 (3.00%) MbUnit
9 15 (3.00%) xUnit.net
10 12 (2.40%) MSBuild
10 12 (2.40%) TeamCity
11 11 (2.20%) JIRA
11 11 (2.20%) WiX
12 9 (1.80%) Selenium
13 6 (1.20%) Subversion
14 5 (1.00%) Hudson
15 4 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (0.80%) Mercurial
General
1 72 (14.40%) Finance
2 25 (5.00%) Music Industry
2 25 (5.00%) Banking
3 13 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.60%) Advertising
4 10 (2.00%) Marketing
5 5 (1.00%) Retail
6 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.80%) Law
7 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.60%) Back Office
8 2 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 326 (65.20%) Developer
2 135 (27.00%) C# Developer
3 123 (24.60%) .NET Developer
4 113 (22.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (12.60%) Software Developer
6 55 (11.00%) Software Engineer
7 51 (10.20%) Senior Developer
8 48 (9.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (6.40%) DBA
10 31 (6.20%) Administrator
11 29 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
11 29 (5.80%) SQL DBA
12 27 (5.40%) ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (5.20%) Senior C# Developer
14 24 (4.80%) User Experience Designer
14 24 (4.80%) Designer
15 19 (3.80%) Web Developer
16 18 (3.60%) Analyst
16 18 (3.60%) .NET Software Engineer
17 17 (3.40%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (71.40%) .NET
2 203 (40.60%) ASP.NET
3 137 (27.40%) HTML
4 105 (21.00%) CSS
5 103 (20.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 87 (17.40%) WCF
7 76 (15.20%) jQuery
8 66 (13.20%) .NET Framework
9 60 (12.00%) WPF
10 59 (11.80%) XML
11 57 (11.40%) XSLT
12 55 (11.00%) Ajax
13 44 (8.80%) WinForms
14 41 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 40 (8.00%) Razor View Engine
16 32 (6.40%) HTML5
16 32 (6.40%) Flash
17 31 (6.20%) LINQ
18 30 (6.00%) Castle Windsor
18 30 (6.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.80%) Inversion of Control
3 19 (3.80%) Mathematics
4 18 (3.60%) Blackberry
4 18 (3.60%) Clustering
5 11 (2.20%) Hedge funds
5 11 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.40%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (1.40%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.40%) Replication
7 7 (1.40%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.80%) Open Source
9 4 (0.80%) Social Network
9 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.60%) Physics
11 2 (0.40%) Kindle
11 2 (0.40%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 91 (18.20%) Windows
2 24 (4.80%) Apple iOS
3 21 (4.20%) Android
4 15 (3.00%) Linux
5 14 (2.80%) Windows Phone
5 14 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.60%) UNIX
9 2 (0.40%) AIX
9 2 (0.40%) HPUX
9 2 (0.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (24.40%) TDD
2 116 (23.20%) MVC
3 94 (18.80%) Scrum
4 80 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 66 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (10.80%) Kanban
7 53 (10.60%) OO
8 41 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (7.40%) MVVM
9 37 (7.40%) BDD
10 34 (6.80%) Web Development
11 31 (6.20%) Web Application Development
11 31 (6.20%) Dependency Injection
12 27 (5.40%) Unit Testing
13 24 (4.80%) OOP
14 21 (4.20%) Migration
14 21 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (3.60%) ITIL
16 15 (3.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 324 (64.80%) C#
2 260 (52.00%) SQL
3 160 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 83 (16.60%) C++
5 79 (15.80%) VB.NET
6 65 (13.00%) VB
7 58 (11.60%) PL/SQL
8 54 (10.80%) Java
9 51 (10.20%) T-SQL
10 39 (7.80%) PHP
11 20 (4.00%) VB6
12 19 (3.80%) PowerShell
13 16 (3.20%) VBA
14 13 (2.60%) Tcl
15 12 (2.40%) XAML
16 10 (2.00%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.60%) Python
18 7 (1.40%) C
18 7 (1.40%) Perl
19 5 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (14.60%) Degree
2 71 (14.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (10.20%) MCP
4 50 (10.00%) MCTS
4 50 (10.00%) MCAD
4 50 (10.00%) MCSD
5 8 (1.60%) MCSE
6 7 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.40%) CCNA
7 6 (1.20%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.80%) MCSA
9 3 (0.60%) PhD
9 3 (0.60%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.20%) MCDST
10 1 (0.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.00%) QA
2 12 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.20%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.20%) ISA Server
4 6 (1.20%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (2.60%) OpenSSO
2 7 (1.40%) SCCM
3 6 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.40%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.40%) WSUS
5 2 (0.40%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.40%) Opsview
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 153 (30.60%) Microsoft
2 131 (26.20%) Oracle
3 26 (5.20%) VMware
4 19 (3.80%) Red Gate
5 16 (3.20%) Citrix
6 13 (2.60%) HP
7 12 (2.40%) Adobe
8 11 (2.20%) Telerik
9 10 (2.00%) Symantec
10 6 (1.20%) NetApp
10 6 (1.20%) Splunk
11 4 (0.80%) Cisco
11 4 (0.80%) IBM
11 4 (0.80%) Cognos
11 4 (0.80%) Epiphany
11 4 (0.80%) Veeam
11 4 (0.80%) Facebook
11 4 (0.80%) Twitter
11 4 (0.80%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.60%) SAP
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