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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 163 233 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.92% 14.44% 13.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.62% 54.95% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 124 205 185
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
322 424 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.58% 26.27% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 248 357 354
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 13 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 192 (56.97%) .NET
2 169 (50.15%) C#
3 144 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (41.84%) ASP.NET
5 136 (40.36%) SQL
6 126 (37.39%) MVC
7 114 (33.83%) HTML
8 102 (30.27%) JavaScript
9 92 (27.30%) Microsoft
10 91 (27.00%) CSS
11 88 (26.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 82 (24.33%) Oracle
13 76 (22.55%) HTML5
14 74 (21.96%) AngularJS
15 66 (19.58%) Windows
16 63 (18.69%) Software Engineering
17 59 (17.51%) TDD
17 59 (17.51%) jQuery
18 57 (16.91%) ASP.NET Web API
19 56 (16.62%) T-SQL
20 55 (16.32%) KnockoutJS
21 54 (16.02%) Degree
21 54 (16.02%) Java
22 49 (14.54%) WCF
23 47 (13.95%) MS Excel
24 46 (13.65%) SQL Server 2014
25 43 (12.76%) SQL Server 2008
26 42 (12.46%) REST
26 42 (12.46%) C++
26 42 (12.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
1 21 (6.23%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.34%) IIS
3 17 (5.04%) CMS
4 9 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (2.67%) NServiceBus
5 8 (2.37%) Node.js
5 8 (2.37%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.08%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.08%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.19%) Apache
9 4 (1.19%) Facebook Platform
9 4 (1.19%) JBoss
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
Applications
1 47 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.97%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.67%) GitHub
3 6 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.89%) IaaS
6 3 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.82%) HTTP
2 19 (5.64%) Internet
3 6 (1.78%) SSL
3 6 (1.78%) VLAN
4 5 (1.48%) DHCP
4 5 (1.48%) DNS
4 5 (1.48%) LDAP
5 4 (1.19%) Firewall
6 3 (0.89%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.59%) LAN
7 2 (0.59%) NFC
7 2 (0.59%) SAN
7 2 (0.59%) SMPP
7 2 (0.59%) SNMP
7 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.59%) VPN
7 2 (0.59%) WAN
7 2 (0.59%) Wireless
8 1 (0.30%) SMTP
8 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.65%) SQL Server 2014
2 43 (12.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (11.28%) MySQL
4 36 (10.68%) Relational Database
5 35 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (9.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (4.15%) Oracle Database
10 14 (4.15%) RDBMS
11 13 (3.86%) NoSQL
11 13 (3.86%) OLAP
12 9 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.37%) Neo4j
14 7 (2.08%) DB2
14 7 (2.08%) OLAP Cube
14 7 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.78%) MongoDB
15 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (7.42%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.34%) NUnit
2 18 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.86%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.56%) Selenium
5 11 (3.26%) Moq
5 11 (3.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (3.26%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (2.67%) PhantomJS
7 8 (2.37%) Hudson
8 4 (1.19%) AQtime
8 4 (1.19%) dotTrace
8 4 (1.19%) MSTest
8 4 (1.19%) Subversion
9 3 (0.89%) JIRA
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.89%) QUnit
10 2 (0.59%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (6.53%) Telecoms
2 20 (5.93%) Finance
3 7 (2.08%) Marketing
4 5 (1.48%) Electronics
4 5 (1.48%) French Language
5 4 (1.19%) Banking
5 4 (1.19%) Front Office
6 3 (0.89%) Back Office
6 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 209 (62.02%) Developer
2 101 (29.97%) .NET Developer
3 95 (28.19%) C# Developer
4 60 (17.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (14.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 47 (13.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 47 (13.95%) C# Programmer
6 47 (13.95%) Programmer
7 34 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 31 (9.20%) Senior Developer
9 30 (8.90%) .NET Programmer
9 30 (8.90%) Web Programmer
10 29 (8.61%) ASP.NET Programmer
11 25 (7.42%) Software Developer
12 22 (6.53%) Software Engineer
12 22 (6.53%) SQL Developer
13 19 (5.64%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (5.64%) Support Engineer
14 18 (5.34%) Applications Support
14 18 (5.34%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (56.97%) .NET
2 141 (41.84%) ASP.NET
3 114 (33.83%) HTML
4 91 (27.00%) CSS
5 88 (26.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 76 (22.55%) HTML5
7 74 (21.96%) AngularJS
8 59 (17.51%) jQuery
9 57 (16.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 55 (16.32%) KnockoutJS
11 49 (14.54%) WCF
12 42 (12.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 42 (12.46%) REST
13 36 (10.68%) RESTful
13 36 (10.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (10.09%) .NET Framework
15 27 (8.01%) CSS3
16 24 (7.12%) Web Services
17 19 (5.64%) J2EE
18 18 (5.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.50%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.34%) Cryptography
4 14 (4.15%) Clustering
4 14 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.15%) Mobile Payment
5 13 (3.86%) Replication
6 11 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.97%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.67%) Visualisation
9 8 (2.37%) Social Media
10 7 (2.08%) Data Extraction
10 7 (2.08%) Social Network
11 6 (1.78%) User Experience
12 5 (1.48%) Life Science
13 4 (1.19%) Biology
13 4 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (1.19%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 66 (19.58%) Windows
2 31 (9.20%) Linux
3 30 (8.90%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.48%) Unix
5 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.19%) CentOS
6 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.89%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (37.39%) MVC
3 63 (18.69%) Software Engineering
4 59 (17.51%) TDD
5 33 (9.79%) ITIL
6 32 (9.50%) OO
7 27 (8.01%) BDD
7 27 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (8.01%) Web Application Development
8 26 (7.72%) Scrum
9 20 (5.93%) Mentoring
10 19 (5.64%) Secure Coding
10 19 (5.64%) Unit Testing
11 17 (5.04%) Web Design
12 16 (4.75%) ETL
13 15 (4.45%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (4.15%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (3.86%) Mobile Development
15 13 (3.86%) Process Improvement
16 12 (3.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 169 (50.15%) C#
2 136 (40.36%) SQL
3 102 (30.27%) JavaScript
4 56 (16.62%) T-SQL
5 54 (16.02%) Java
6 42 (12.46%) C++
7 21 (6.23%) C
8 14 (4.15%) Scala
9 11 (3.26%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.37%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.37%) Python
11 8 (2.37%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.78%) PHP
13 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.19%) Perl
13 4 (1.19%) Ruby
14 2 (0.59%) VB
14 2 (0.59%) XAML
15 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 54 (16.02%) Degree
2 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.78%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (1.78%) Postgraduate
4 4 (1.19%) LPIC
4 4 (1.19%) RHCE
5 3 (0.89%) MCITP
6 2 (0.59%) HNC
6 2 (0.59%) HND
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.86%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) ISO 8583
2 2 (0.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.19%) iptables
4 4 (1.19%) KVM
4 4 (1.19%) Postfix
4 4 (1.19%) Xen
5 3 (0.89%) Firmware
6 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.37%) SCOM
2 7 (2.08%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.19%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.59%) WSUS
7 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 92 (27.30%) Microsoft
2 82 (24.33%) Oracle
3 13 (3.86%) IBM
4 12 (3.56%) VMware
5 11 (3.26%) Red Gate
6 8 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.08%) Dell
7 7 (2.08%) Tableau
8 6 (1.78%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.48%) CA
10 4 (1.19%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.19%) Facebook
10 4 (1.19%) Google
10 4 (1.19%) Sun
10 4 (1.19%) Vertica
11 2 (0.59%) Dell KACE
11 2 (0.59%) Nintex
11 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.59%) SAP
11 2 (0.59%) Veeam
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