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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 187 205 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.42% 11.29% 18.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.60% 41.08% 59.40%
Number of salaries quoted 177 167 277
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
377 499 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.06% 27.49% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 359 413 466
Average salary £43,900 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.52% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 239 (61.44%) C#
2 231 (59.38%) .NET
3 205 (52.70%) SQL
4 187 (48.07%) ASP.NET
5 147 (37.79%) HTML
6 129 (33.16%) Microsoft
7 127 (32.65%) JavaScript
8 115 (29.56%) MVC
9 110 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
10 108 (27.76%) CSS
11 98 (25.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 95 (24.42%) Windows
13 92 (23.65%) Degree
13 92 (23.65%) jQuery
14 78 (20.05%) T-SQL
15 69 (17.74%) HTML5
16 57 (14.65%) Computer Science
17 56 (14.40%) TDD
17 56 (14.40%) Java
18 54 (13.88%) Software Engineering
19 52 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
20 50 (12.85%) ASP.NET Web API
21 49 (12.60%) C++
22 47 (12.08%) WCF
23 46 (11.83%) KnockoutJS
23 46 (11.83%) MS Excel
24 45 (11.57%) Oracle
24 45 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
25 40 (10.28%) AngularJS
26 38 (9.77%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (7.20%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.37%) Node.js
3 13 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.08%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.83%) IIS
6 10 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.54%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.29%) ArcGIS
11 4 (1.03%) CMS
11 4 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
13 2 (0.51%) Lync
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.51%) JBoss
13 2 (0.51%) Apache
14 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 46 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Tridion
3 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.08%) Office 365
3 7 (1.80%) SaaS
4 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.37%) HTTP
2 14 (3.60%) Internet
3 9 (2.31%) SAN
4 6 (1.54%) Firewall
4 6 (1.54%) DNS
5 3 (0.77%) DHCP
5 3 (0.77%) SSL
5 3 (0.77%) LDAP
6 2 (0.51%) SNMP
6 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.51%) WAN
6 2 (0.51%) SMTP
7 1 (0.26%) ISDN
7 1 (0.26%) LAN
7 1 (0.26%) VoIP
7 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.26%) Network Security
7 1 (0.26%) NAS
7 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
1 37 (9.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 34 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (5.40%) MySQL
5 17 (4.37%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (3.34%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.80%) OLAP
11 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.29%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (4.63%) NUnit
2 16 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.34%) Selenium
4 12 (3.08%) Moq
5 11 (2.83%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.57%) Subversion
7 8 (2.06%) MSTest
7 8 (2.06%) Hudson
8 7 (1.80%) SpecFlow
8 7 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.29%) gulp
9 5 (1.29%) Bower
9 5 (1.29%) Grunt
9 5 (1.29%) PhantomJS
9 5 (1.29%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.29%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.03%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (9.51%) Finance
2 26 (6.68%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.37%) Marketing
3 17 (4.37%) Back Office
4 16 (4.11%) Front Office
5 7 (1.80%) Banking
6 6 (1.54%) Law
7 4 (1.03%) Retail
8 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.51%) Publishing
8 2 (0.51%) Automotive
8 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 225 (57.84%) Developer
2 57 (14.65%) .NET Developer
3 51 (13.11%) Programmer
4 50 (12.85%) Software Engineer
5 48 (12.34%) AWS Developer
6 38 (9.77%) DBA
6 38 (9.77%) Senior Developer
7 31 (7.97%) Software Developer
8 29 (7.46%) SQL DBA
9 26 (6.68%) C# Developer
10 23 (5.91%) Administrator
10 23 (5.91%) Analyst
11 17 (4.37%) SQL Server DBA
12 16 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (3.86%) Java Developer
13 15 (3.86%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.60%) Web Developer
15 12 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
15 12 (3.08%) SharePoint Developer
16 11 (2.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (59.38%) .NET
2 187 (48.07%) ASP.NET
3 147 (37.79%) HTML
4 108 (27.76%) CSS
5 98 (25.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 92 (23.65%) jQuery
7 69 (17.74%) HTML5
8 50 (12.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 47 (12.08%) WCF
10 46 (11.83%) KnockoutJS
11 40 (10.28%) AngularJS
12 38 (9.77%) XML
13 36 (9.25%) XSLT
14 35 (9.00%) CSS3
15 34 (8.74%) .NET Framework
16 33 (8.48%) Web Services
17 31 (7.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 29 (7.46%) RESTful
18 29 (7.46%) MFC
19 27 (6.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.65%) Computer Science
2 52 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.43%) Pocket PC
4 23 (5.91%) Mathematics
5 22 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 21 (5.40%) Clustering
7 20 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (4.63%) Client/Server
9 15 (3.86%) Replication
9 15 (3.86%) Mobile Payment
10 13 (3.34%) Statistics
11 11 (2.83%) Algorithms
12 9 (2.31%) Streaming Music
13 7 (1.80%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.80%) Social Media
13 7 (1.80%) Social Network
13 7 (1.80%) Visualisation
14 6 (1.54%) Handset
15 5 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (1.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (24.42%) Windows
2 27 (6.94%) Android
2 27 (6.94%) Apple iOS
3 22 (5.66%) Linux
4 16 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.51%) CentOS
8 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.51%) UNIX
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
9 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (29.56%) MVC
2 110 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (14.40%) TDD
4 54 (13.88%) Software Engineering
5 37 (9.51%) Unit Testing
6 36 (9.25%) ITIL
7 32 (8.23%) OO
8 29 (7.46%) CRM
8 29 (7.46%) SDLC
9 27 (6.94%) Web Application Development
10 26 (6.68%) BDD
11 22 (5.66%) Scrum
12 20 (5.14%) Project Management
12 20 (5.14%) Mentoring
13 19 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (4.63%) OOP
15 17 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (3.60%) OOD
16 14 (3.60%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (61.44%) C#
2 205 (52.70%) SQL
3 127 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 78 (20.05%) T-SQL
5 56 (14.40%) Java
6 49 (12.60%) C++
7 26 (6.68%) Objective-C
8 16 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.08%) Scala
9 12 (3.08%) PHP
10 9 (2.31%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.80%) Python
12 6 (1.54%) Perl
13 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.03%) VBA
13 4 (1.03%) VBScript
14 3 (0.77%) C
14 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.77%) XAML
14 3 (0.77%) F#
Qualifications
1 92 (23.65%) Degree
2 45 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.43%) MCP
4 7 (1.80%) MCSE
4 7 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (1.29%) MCTS
5 5 (1.29%) MCITP
5 5 (1.29%) MCT
6 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.51%) MCSA
7 2 (0.51%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.51%) RHCE
7 2 (0.51%) LPIC
7 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) CCAA
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ISEB
8 1 (0.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.34%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.83%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.06%) XenApp
4 3 (0.77%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.51%) Xen
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.51%) Postfix
5 2 (0.51%) KVM
5 2 (0.51%) iptables
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.54%) Puppet
2 5 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.51%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.51%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 129 (33.16%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.57%) Oracle
3 22 (5.66%) VMware
4 11 (2.83%) Xamarin
5 10 (2.57%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.57%) Nintex
5 10 (2.57%) Citrix
5 10 (2.57%) Cisco
6 9 (2.31%) TOWER Software
7 8 (2.06%) HP
7 8 (2.06%) Google
8 6 (1.54%) Apple
9 4 (1.03%) SAP
9 4 (1.03%) Sencha
9 4 (1.03%) Facebook
9 4 (1.03%) Twitter
9 4 (1.03%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.51%) Sophos
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