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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 202 296 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.18% 18.68% 17.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.14% 59.80% 60.11%
Number of salaries quoted 163 276 328
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,575 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.86% -
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
491 495 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.19% 31.23% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 406 460 496
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 2 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 338 (70.86%) .NET
2 293 (61.43%) C#
3 251 (52.62%) SQL
4 187 (39.20%) ASP.NET
5 146 (30.61%) Microsoft
6 143 (29.98%) JavaScript
7 127 (26.62%) HTML
8 120 (25.16%) TDD
9 110 (23.06%) MVC
10 107 (22.43%) Oracle
11 105 (22.01%) NUnit
12 101 (21.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 98 (20.55%) CSS
14 88 (18.45%) WCF
15 85 (17.82%) Scrum
16 81 (16.98%) Moq
17 78 (16.35%) Software Engineering
18 75 (15.72%) Rhino Mocks
19 73 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
20 72 (15.09%) Finance
21 71 (14.88%) Windows
21 71 (14.88%) MS Excel
22 70 (14.68%) C++
22 70 (14.68%) VB.NET
23 69 (14.47%) jQuery
24 67 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
25 63 (13.21%) MSTest
26 60 (12.58%) SQL Server 2008
26 60 (12.58%) .NET Framework
26 60 (12.58%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (7.55%) IIS
2 15 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.52%) Apache
5 10 (2.10%) CMS
6 8 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 71 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.68%) MS Office
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) CubeCart
4 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.10%) SaaS
2 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.05%) Force.com
3 5 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.35%) SMS
2 11 (2.31%) SMPP
2 11 (2.31%) NFC
3 10 (2.10%) LAN
3 10 (2.10%) HTTP
4 8 (1.68%) DNS
4 8 (1.68%) SAN
5 7 (1.47%) VLAN
5 7 (1.47%) Firewall
6 6 (1.26%) DHCP
6 6 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.26%) VoIP
6 6 (1.26%) WAN
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.42%) IPv4
8 2 (0.42%) Internet
9 1 (0.21%) VPN
9 1 (0.21%) SSL
9 1 (0.21%) SMTP
9 1 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 56 (11.74%) MySQL
3 44 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (6.50%) Relational Database
6 23 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.73%) DB2
9 12 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.52%) DTS
10 11 (2.31%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (2.31%) Big Data
11 10 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.05%) OLAP
13 5 (1.05%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 105 (22.01%) NUnit
2 81 (16.98%) Moq
3 75 (15.72%) Rhino Mocks
4 63 (13.21%) MSTest
5 47 (9.85%) Visual Studio
6 28 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (4.61%) ReSharper
8 17 (3.56%) CppUnit
9 16 (3.35%) MbUnit
9 16 (3.35%) xUnit.net
10 15 (3.14%) Git (software)
11 14 (2.94%) TeamCity
12 11 (2.31%) Selenium
12 11 (2.31%) MSBuild
13 10 (2.10%) WiX
13 10 (2.10%) JIRA
14 6 (1.26%) Hudson
15 5 (1.05%) QUnit
15 5 (1.05%) NuGet
15 5 (1.05%) Ranorex
General
1 72 (15.09%) Finance
2 25 (5.24%) Banking
2 25 (5.24%) Music Industry
3 21 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.35%) Advertising
5 13 (2.73%) Marketing
6 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.05%) Retail
8 4 (0.84%) Law
9 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.63%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 294 (61.64%) Developer
2 122 (25.58%) C# Developer
3 109 (22.85%) .NET Developer
4 98 (20.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (11.53%) Senior Developer
6 52 (10.90%) Software Developer
7 49 (10.27%) Software Engineer
8 38 (7.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (6.29%) Senior .NET Developer
10 29 (6.08%) Administrator
11 28 (5.87%) DBA
12 27 (5.66%) User Experience Designer
12 27 (5.66%) Designer
13 26 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (5.24%) SQL DBA
14 25 (5.24%) Senior C# Developer
15 21 (4.40%) Analyst
16 20 (4.19%) Product Manager
17 18 (3.77%) Web Developer
18 17 (3.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (70.86%) .NET
2 187 (39.20%) ASP.NET
3 127 (26.62%) HTML
4 101 (21.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 98 (20.55%) CSS
6 88 (18.45%) WCF
7 69 (14.47%) jQuery
8 60 (12.58%) .NET Framework
9 58 (12.16%) WPF
10 51 (10.69%) XML
11 46 (9.64%) XSLT
12 42 (8.81%) Razor View Engine
13 40 (8.39%) Ajax
14 39 (8.18%) WinForms
15 36 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 31 (6.50%) HTML5
17 29 (6.08%) LINQ
18 28 (5.87%) NHibernate
19 26 (5.45%) Castle Windsor
19 26 (5.45%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.85%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.24%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (3.14%) Blackberry
4 14 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 13 (2.73%) Mobile Payment
6 12 (2.52%) Clustering
7 11 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.31%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.47%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.26%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.26%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.05%) Replication
11 5 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.42%) Kindle
12 2 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.42%) Photography
12 2 (0.42%) Physics
12 2 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (14.88%) Windows
2 19 (3.98%) Android
3 17 (3.56%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.73%) Linux
5 12 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.52%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.63%) AIX
7 3 (0.63%) HPUX
7 3 (0.63%) Solaris
8 2 (0.42%) UNIX
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (25.16%) TDD
2 110 (23.06%) MVC
3 85 (17.82%) Scrum
4 78 (16.35%) Software Engineering
5 73 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (10.90%) Kanban
7 43 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (8.39%) OO
9 37 (7.76%) MVVM
10 36 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (7.13%) BDD
12 31 (6.50%) Web Application Development
13 28 (5.87%) Dependency Injection
14 25 (5.24%) Unit Testing
15 24 (5.03%) OOP
16 22 (4.61%) Mentoring
17 19 (3.98%) Technical Analysis
17 19 (3.98%) Migration
18 18 (3.77%) Web Development
19 17 (3.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 293 (61.43%) C#
2 251 (52.62%) SQL
3 143 (29.98%) JavaScript
4 70 (14.68%) C++
4 70 (14.68%) VB.NET
5 54 (11.32%) VB
6 49 (10.27%) Java
7 47 (9.85%) T-SQL
8 42 (8.81%) PL/SQL
9 29 (6.08%) PHP
10 18 (3.77%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.35%) VBA
12 15 (3.14%) VB6
13 11 (2.31%) XAML
14 10 (2.10%) Scala
15 9 (1.89%) Tcl
16 8 (1.68%) Python
17 5 (1.05%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.05%) Delphi
18 4 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (12.58%) Degree
3 47 (9.85%) MCP
4 46 (9.64%) MCAD
4 46 (9.64%) MCSD
4 46 (9.64%) MCTS
5 9 (1.89%) MCSE
6 6 (1.26%) CCNA
6 6 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.05%) MCSA
7 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.42%) PhD
9 1 (0.21%) MCDST
9 1 (0.21%) MCITP
9 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.31%) QA
2 10 (2.10%) ISO 8583
3 9 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.63%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.31%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.84%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.84%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.89%) OpenSSO
2 5 (1.05%) SCCM
3 4 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.63%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 146 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 107 (22.43%) Oracle
3 25 (5.24%) VMware
4 23 (4.82%) Red Gate
5 16 (3.35%) Citrix
6 12 (2.52%) HP
7 10 (2.10%) Telerik
8 9 (1.89%) Adobe
9 7 (1.47%) Epiphany
10 6 (1.26%) Splunk
11 5 (1.05%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.05%) NetApp
11 5 (1.05%) Symantec
12 4 (0.84%) IBM
12 4 (0.84%) Dell
12 4 (0.84%) Cognos
13 3 (0.63%) Cisco
13 3 (0.63%) Sybase
13 3 (0.63%) Veeam
14 2 (0.42%) HubSpot
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