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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 210 280 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.07% 15.51% 18.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.03% 52.53% 61.96%
Number of salaries quoted 194 251 349
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
396 533 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.52% 29.53% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 354 471 543
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 257 (60.47%) .NET
2 255 (60.00%) C#
3 203 (47.76%) SQL
4 176 (41.41%) HTML
5 174 (40.94%) Microsoft
6 155 (36.47%) ASP.NET
7 130 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (29.18%) CSS
9 122 (28.71%) JavaScript
10 120 (28.24%) Windows
11 115 (27.06%) MVC
12 102 (24.00%) Degree
13 100 (23.53%) jQuery
14 82 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 77 (18.12%) Java
16 75 (17.65%) HTML5
17 70 (16.47%) Software Engineering
18 64 (15.06%) MS Excel
19 63 (14.82%) Finance
20 60 (14.12%) WCF
21 58 (13.65%) SQL Server 2008
21 58 (13.65%) C++
22 57 (13.41%) OO
23 55 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 52 (12.24%) TDD
25 51 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
26 49 (11.53%) Computer Science
26 49 (11.53%) SharePoint
26 49 (11.53%) Microsoft Certification
27 46 (10.82%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 49 (11.53%) SharePoint
2 32 (7.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (5.18%) IIS
4 20 (4.71%) MS Exchange
5 16 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.88%) Node.js
7 8 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.65%) JBoss
9 5 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.94%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.71%) Apache
12 2 (0.47%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
13 1 (0.24%) Drupal
13 1 (0.24%) WordPress
13 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (15.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.94%) Tridion
3 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.47%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.06%) HTTP
2 15 (3.53%) Firewall
3 14 (3.29%) DNS
4 13 (3.06%) DHCP
4 13 (3.06%) SSL
4 13 (3.06%) Internet
5 10 (2.35%) Network Security
6 9 (2.12%) VLAN
6 9 (2.12%) Ethernet
6 9 (2.12%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.65%) SAN
8 6 (1.41%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.41%) MPLS
9 5 (1.18%) VPN
9 5 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.94%) LDAP
11 3 (0.71%) Intranet
11 3 (0.71%) WAN
12 1 (0.24%) LTE
12 1 (0.24%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 55 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (4.94%) MySQL
6 16 (3.76%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.18%) QlikView
13 4 (0.94%) DB2
13 4 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.71%) Big Data
15 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Power View
15 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 45 (10.59%) Visual Studio
2 37 (8.71%) NUnit
3 29 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (5.88%) Selenium
5 24 (5.65%) Moq
6 17 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 16 (3.76%) SpecFlow
7 16 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (3.76%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (2.59%) MSTest
9 6 (1.41%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.18%) Hudson
11 3 (0.71%) QUnit
11 3 (0.71%) Ranorex
11 3 (0.71%) WinRunner
11 3 (0.71%) Subversion
11 3 (0.71%) QARun
12 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.24%) ReSharper
13 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 63 (14.82%) Finance
2 30 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.06%) Banking
4 11 (2.59%) Back Office
5 10 (2.35%) Marketing
6 5 (1.18%) Music Industry
6 5 (1.18%) Law
7 4 (0.94%) Electronics
8 3 (0.71%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 226 (53.18%) Developer
2 52 (12.24%) C# Developer
3 51 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 45 (10.59%) Software Engineer
5 44 (10.35%) Software Developer
6 39 (9.18%) AWS Developer
7 35 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (7.53%) Programmer
9 31 (7.29%) Senior Developer
10 28 (6.59%) Administrator
11 25 (5.88%) Graduate
11 25 (5.88%) Analyst
12 21 (4.94%) DBA
13 20 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (4.47%) Consultant
14 19 (4.47%) SQL DBA
15 18 (4.24%) Junior
16 16 (3.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 15 (3.53%) Java Developer
18 14 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (60.47%) .NET
2 176 (41.41%) HTML
3 155 (36.47%) ASP.NET
4 124 (29.18%) CSS
5 100 (23.53%) jQuery
6 82 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 75 (17.65%) HTML5
8 60 (14.12%) WCF
9 44 (10.35%) XML
10 37 (8.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 36 (8.47%) CSS3
12 34 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
13 32 (7.53%) AngularJS
13 32 (7.53%) Web Services
14 31 (7.29%) .NET Framework
15 25 (5.88%) WPF
15 25 (5.88%) MFC
16 24 (5.65%) REST
17 23 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (4.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.53%) Computer Science
2 44 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.76%) Mathematics
4 23 (5.41%) Client/Server
5 19 (4.47%) Mobile Payment
6 18 (4.24%) Pocket PC
7 17 (4.00%) Statistics
8 16 (3.76%) User Experience
9 15 (3.53%) Algorithms
10 14 (3.29%) Management Information System
11 13 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.35%) Replication
13 8 (1.88%) Blackberry
14 7 (1.65%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.41%) Clustering
16 4 (0.94%) Streaming Music
16 4 (0.94%) Internet of Things
17 3 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
17 3 (0.71%) RIA
17 3 (0.71%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 120 (28.24%) Windows
2 31 (7.29%) Android
2 31 (7.29%) Apple iOS
3 20 (4.71%) Linux
4 17 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.41%) UNIX
6 5 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.71%) CentOS
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) Debian
10 1 (0.24%) AIX
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (27.06%) MVC
3 70 (16.47%) Software Engineering
4 57 (13.41%) OO
5 52 (12.24%) TDD
6 37 (8.71%) Unit Testing
7 27 (6.35%) Waterfall
8 24 (5.65%) Project Management
9 23 (5.41%) Web Application Development
10 22 (5.18%) ITIL
11 21 (4.94%) BDD
12 20 (4.71%) Software Architecture
12 20 (4.71%) Risk Management
13 19 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (4.47%) Web Development
13 19 (4.47%) Financial Modelling
13 19 (4.47%) Mentoring
14 18 (4.24%) User Stories
14 18 (4.24%) DSDM
15 17 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 255 (60.00%) C#
2 203 (47.76%) SQL
3 122 (28.71%) JavaScript
4 77 (18.12%) Java
5 58 (13.65%) C++
6 44 (10.35%) T-SQL
7 22 (5.18%) PHP
8 20 (4.71%) Objective-C
8 20 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 19 (4.47%) VB
10 15 (3.53%) VB.NET
11 13 (3.06%) Scala
12 10 (2.35%) VBA
13 8 (1.88%) C
13 8 (1.88%) XAML
14 7 (1.65%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.41%) Perl
15 6 (1.41%) Ruby
16 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 102 (24.00%) Degree
2 49 (11.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.88%) MCITP
4 21 (4.94%) MCP
5 15 (3.53%) MCSE
6 12 (2.82%) MCSA
6 12 (2.82%) MCDST
6 12 (2.82%) MCTS
7 10 (2.35%) MCT
8 7 (1.65%) ISEB
8 7 (1.65%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.18%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.71%) RHCE
11 3 (0.71%) LPIC
12 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.12%) QA
2 7 (1.65%) SLA
3 6 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (10.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.18%) XenApp
4 4 (0.94%) Varnish
4 4 (0.94%) Terminal Server
4 4 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.71%) Xen
5 3 (0.71%) Postfix
5 3 (0.71%) KVM
5 3 (0.71%) iptables
6 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (2.59%) SCCM
2 7 (1.65%) SCOM
3 5 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (0.94%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.47%) Nagios
5 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.47%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 174 (40.94%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.59%) Oracle
3 24 (5.65%) Citrix
3 24 (5.65%) VMware
4 17 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 16 (3.76%) TOWER Software
6 12 (2.82%) Google
7 9 (2.12%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.65%) Mitel
8 7 (1.65%) 3PAR
9 6 (1.41%) IBM
9 6 (1.41%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.18%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.18%) HP
10 5 (1.18%) Apple
10 5 (1.18%) Symantec
10 5 (1.18%) Imperva
10 5 (1.18%) WatchGuard
11 4 (0.94%) Zend
11 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
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