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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 206 239 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.23% 13.52% 22.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.99% 45.70% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 185 213 370
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
404 523 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.90% 29.58% 36.99%
Number of salaries quoted 374 456 597
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 251 (59.76%) C#
2 247 (58.81%) .NET
3 224 (53.33%) SQL
4 169 (40.24%) ASP.NET
5 162 (38.57%) HTML
6 160 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 126 (30.00%) Windows
8 120 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 119 (28.33%) JavaScript
10 113 (26.90%) Degree
11 110 (26.19%) CSS
12 103 (24.52%) MVC
13 96 (22.86%) jQuery
14 81 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 74 (17.62%) Java
16 67 (15.95%) T-SQL
17 66 (15.71%) C++
17 66 (15.71%) Software Engineering
18 65 (15.48%) HTML5
19 64 (15.24%) Computer Science
20 61 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
21 60 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
22 58 (13.81%) MS Excel
23 52 (12.38%) Active Directory
24 50 (11.90%) Finance
25 47 (11.19%) TDD
25 47 (11.19%) WCF
26 46 (10.95%) OO
27 45 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
28 44 (10.48%) SDLC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 39 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.95%) IIS
3 24 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 21 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (2.62%) Node.js
8 7 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.95%) JBoss
12 3 (0.71%) Apache
13 2 (0.48%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.48%) Lync
13 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
14 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.24%) Drupal
14 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 58 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Tridion
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.43%) SaaS
3 5 (1.19%) Office 365
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.71%) HTTP
2 16 (3.81%) Internet
3 15 (3.57%) SAN
4 13 (3.10%) DNS
5 12 (2.86%) Firewall
6 9 (2.14%) DHCP
6 9 (2.14%) Ethernet
6 9 (2.14%) VLAN
6 9 (2.14%) SSL
7 7 (1.67%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.43%) MPLS
9 5 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.19%) VPN
9 5 (1.19%) LDAP
10 4 (0.95%) WAN
11 2 (0.48%) SMTP
11 2 (0.48%) SNMP
11 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.48%) Network Security
12 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 41 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (9.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.05%) MySQL
6 15 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (3.10%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.43%) OLAP
10 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.43%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.48%) DB2
12 2 (0.48%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 28 (6.67%) NUnit
2 22 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (4.52%) Selenium
4 15 (3.57%) Moq
4 15 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.10%) SpecFlow
5 13 (3.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (2.62%) MSTest
7 6 (1.43%) Subversion
7 6 (1.43%) Hudson
8 5 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.71%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.71%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.48%) PhantomJS
10 2 (0.48%) Ranorex
10 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
General
1 50 (11.90%) Finance
2 26 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.05%) Back Office
4 13 (3.10%) Banking
5 12 (2.86%) Marketing
6 11 (2.62%) Front Office
7 6 (1.43%) Law
8 3 (0.71%) Retail
8 3 (0.71%) Electronics
9 2 (0.48%) Automotive
9 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 219 (52.14%) Developer
2 57 (13.57%) Software Engineer
3 48 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 47 (11.19%) AWS Developer
5 42 (10.00%) Programmer
6 37 (8.81%) Senior Developer
7 36 (8.57%) DBA
8 34 (8.10%) Software Developer
9 31 (7.38%) C# Developer
10 30 (7.14%) SQL DBA
11 27 (6.43%) Analyst
12 24 (5.71%) Administrator
13 19 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
14 17 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
16 14 (3.33%) Java Developer
17 13 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 13 (3.10%) Graduate
17 13 (3.10%) Support Analyst
18 12 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (58.81%) .NET
2 169 (40.24%) ASP.NET
3 162 (38.57%) HTML
4 110 (26.19%) CSS
5 96 (22.86%) jQuery
6 81 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 65 (15.48%) HTML5
8 47 (11.19%) WCF
9 43 (10.24%) KnockoutJS
9 43 (10.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 42 (10.00%) XML
11 38 (9.05%) MFC
12 36 (8.57%) AngularJS
13 33 (7.86%) Web Services
14 30 (7.14%) CSS3
15 29 (6.90%) WPF
16 26 (6.19%) RESTful
16 26 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 24 (5.71%) REST
18 23 (5.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.24%) Computer Science
2 61 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.62%) Mathematics
4 31 (7.38%) Pocket PC
5 26 (6.19%) Client/Server
6 22 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (4.76%) Management Information System
8 19 (4.52%) Statistics
8 19 (4.52%) Mobile Payment
9 16 (3.81%) Algorithms
9 16 (3.81%) Replication
9 16 (3.81%) Clustering
10 9 (2.14%) Streaming Music
11 8 (1.90%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.67%) User Experience
12 7 (1.67%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.43%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (1.19%) Visualisation
14 5 (1.19%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 126 (30.00%) Windows
2 41 (9.76%) Android
2 41 (9.76%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.52%) Linux
4 15 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.71%) CentOS
8 3 (0.71%) UNIX
9 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) Debian
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (24.52%) MVC
3 66 (15.71%) Software Engineering
4 47 (11.19%) TDD
5 46 (10.95%) OO
6 44 (10.48%) SDLC
7 40 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 34 (8.10%) ITIL
9 27 (6.43%) Web Application Development
10 26 (6.19%) Project Management
11 25 (5.95%) BDD
12 23 (5.48%) CRM
13 22 (5.24%) Waterfall
14 20 (4.76%) Software Architecture
14 20 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (4.76%) Mentoring
15 19 (4.52%) Risk Management
16 17 (4.05%) Financial Modelling
17 16 (3.81%) OOP
17 16 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 251 (59.76%) C#
2 224 (53.33%) SQL
3 119 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 74 (17.62%) Java
5 67 (15.95%) T-SQL
6 66 (15.71%) C++
7 33 (7.86%) Objective-C
8 21 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.57%) PHP
10 12 (2.86%) Scala
11 9 (2.14%) VBA
12 8 (1.90%) VB
12 8 (1.90%) XAML
13 7 (1.67%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.67%) Perl
14 6 (1.43%) C
15 4 (0.95%) VBScript
16 3 (0.71%) Python
16 3 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 113 (26.90%) Degree
2 60 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (8.10%) MCP
4 17 (4.05%) MCITP
5 14 (3.33%) MCSE
6 10 (2.38%) MCT
6 10 (2.38%) MCTS
7 6 (1.43%) MCDST
7 6 (1.43%) ISEB
7 6 (1.43%) MCSA
8 5 (1.19%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.71%) RHCE
9 3 (0.71%) LPIC
10 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) CCAA
11 1 (0.24%) CCA
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (12.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.43%) XenApp
4 5 (1.19%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.71%) Postfix
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.71%) Xen
5 3 (0.71%) KVM
5 3 (0.71%) iptables
6 2 (0.48%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.43%) SCCM
2 5 (1.19%) SCOM
2 5 (1.19%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.48%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.48%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 160 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.10%) VMware
3 27 (6.43%) Oracle
4 20 (4.76%) Citrix
5 14 (3.33%) TOWER Software
5 14 (3.33%) Sitecore
6 13 (3.10%) Xamarin
6 13 (3.10%) HP
7 9 (2.14%) Cisco
7 9 (2.14%) Google
8 7 (1.67%) 3PAR
9 6 (1.43%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.19%) Sencha
10 5 (1.19%) Imperva
10 5 (1.19%) Nintex
10 5 (1.19%) WatchGuard
10 5 (1.19%) Apple
11 4 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.95%) Symantec
11 4 (0.95%) Facebook
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