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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 27 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 104 154 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.17% 10.85% 12.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.74% 50.99% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 101 121 168
Median salary £46,924 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
291 302 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.66% 21.28% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 275 238 323
Median salary £48,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 158 (72.81%) C#
2 151 (69.59%) .NET
3 111 (51.15%) ASP.NET
4 102 (47.00%) MVC
5 89 (41.01%) SQL
6 84 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 82 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 75 (34.56%) HTML
9 75 (34.56%) Windows
10 64 (29.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 63 (29.03%) TDD
12 53 (24.42%) JavaScript
13 49 (22.58%) CSS
13 49 (22.58%) WCF
14 44 (20.28%) Finance
15 42 (19.35%) .NET Framework
16 41 (18.89%) Windows Server
17 39 (17.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 39 (17.97%) HTML5
18 38 (17.51%) Degree
19 34 (15.67%) Visual Studio
19 34 (15.67%) RESTful
19 34 (15.67%) SQL Server 2014
20 32 (14.75%) AngularJS
20 32 (14.75%) jQuery
20 32 (14.75%) Oracle
20 32 (14.75%) NUnit
21 31 (14.29%) XML
21 31 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (6.91%) IIS
2 8 (3.69%) Apache
2 8 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.76%) CMS
4 6 (2.76%) Moodle
4 6 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.76%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.76%) WordPress
5 4 (1.84%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.92%) JBoss
7 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.92%) WildFly
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.46%) Site Server
Applications
1 28 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Magento
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.92%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.46%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.46%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.38%) SaaS
5 2 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.45%) Firewall
3 13 (5.99%) VPN
4 10 (4.61%) DNS
5 8 (3.69%) DHCP
6 5 (2.30%) IPsec
6 5 (2.30%) SAN
6 5 (2.30%) VLAN
7 4 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.84%) Internet
7 4 (1.84%) ISDN
7 4 (1.84%) NFC
7 4 (1.84%) SMPP
7 4 (1.84%) SMS
8 2 (0.92%) HTTP
8 2 (0.92%) LAN
8 2 (0.92%) VoIP
9 1 (0.46%) DSL
9 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 27 (12.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (7.83%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.53%) MySQL
7 11 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.07%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (4.61%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.76%) Big Data
9 6 (2.76%) QlikView
10 4 (1.84%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.38%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (15.67%) Visual Studio
2 32 (14.75%) NUnit
3 17 (7.83%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.45%) Selenium
5 10 (4.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (4.15%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (3.69%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.69%) MSTest
8 7 (3.23%) Subversion
9 6 (2.76%) Moq
9 6 (2.76%) MSBuild
9 6 (2.76%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.30%) Ranorex
11 4 (1.84%) PhantomJS
11 4 (1.84%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.38%) JIRA
13 2 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.92%) Maven
13 2 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (20.28%) Finance
2 15 (6.91%) Banking
3 7 (3.23%) Marketing
4 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 139 (64.06%) Developer
2 94 (43.32%) C# Developer
3 73 (33.64%) .NET Developer
4 57 (26.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (12.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (11.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (11.06%) Programmer
7 23 (10.60%) C# Programmer
8 22 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 16 (7.37%) Web Developer
10 15 (6.91%) Software Engineer
11 14 (6.45%) SQL Developer
12 13 (5.99%) Analyst
13 11 (5.07%) Administrator
13 11 (5.07%) C# Web Developer
13 11 (5.07%) Senior Developer
14 10 (4.61%) C# WPF Developer
14 10 (4.61%) Software Developer
14 10 (4.61%) Windows Engineer
14 10 (4.61%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (69.59%) .NET
2 111 (51.15%) ASP.NET
3 84 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 75 (34.56%) HTML
5 64 (29.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 49 (22.58%) CSS
6 49 (22.58%) WCF
7 42 (19.35%) .NET Framework
8 39 (17.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 39 (17.97%) HTML5
9 34 (15.67%) RESTful
10 32 (14.75%) AngularJS
10 32 (14.75%) jQuery
11 31 (14.29%) XML
12 24 (11.06%) Web Services
13 22 (10.14%) CSS3
14 19 (8.76%) XSLT
15 18 (8.29%) Razor View Engine
15 18 (8.29%) SignalR
16 17 (7.83%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.45%) Fintech
4 13 (5.99%) Algorithms
5 12 (5.53%) Client/Server
5 12 (5.53%) NHS
6 11 (5.07%) Mobile Payment
7 10 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.61%) Inversion of Control
7 10 (4.61%) Mathematics
8 7 (3.23%) Driving Licence
8 7 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.23%) Mobile App
8 7 (3.23%) Replication
9 6 (2.76%) Learning Management System
9 6 (2.76%) VLE
10 5 (2.30%) Statistics
11 4 (1.84%) Clustering
11 4 (1.84%) Social Media
11 4 (1.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 75 (34.56%) Windows
2 41 (18.89%) Windows Server
3 20 (9.22%) Linux
4 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.23%) Unix
6 6 (2.76%) Debian
7 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.38%) Android
8 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.46%) CentOS
9 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (47.00%) MVC
2 82 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (29.03%) TDD
4 30 (13.82%) Scrum
5 28 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 28 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 26 (11.98%) Web Development
7 25 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (11.06%) BDD
9 23 (10.60%) Web Application Development
10 21 (9.68%) SDLC
11 18 (8.29%) Workflow
12 17 (7.83%) Analytics
13 16 (7.37%) Automated Testing
14 15 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (5.99%) User Stories
16 12 (5.53%) Business Analysis
16 12 (5.53%) OO
16 12 (5.53%) Test Automation
17 11 (5.07%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (72.81%) C#
2 89 (41.01%) SQL
3 53 (24.42%) JavaScript
4 26 (11.98%) PowerShell
5 20 (9.22%) Java
5 20 (9.22%) PHP
6 19 (8.76%) C++
7 9 (4.15%) Ruby
8 8 (3.69%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.84%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.92%) R
10 2 (0.92%) Scala
10 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.46%) ABAP
11 1 (0.46%) C
11 1 (0.46%) Perl
11 1 (0.46%) Python
11 1 (0.46%) VBA
11 1 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (17.51%) Degree
2 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.30%) ISEB
4 3 (1.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.38%) MCITP
5 2 (0.92%) MCSE
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SDET
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.07%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.76%) vSphere
5 4 (1.84%) iptables
5 4 (1.84%) pfSense
5 4 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.84%) XenApp
5 4 (1.84%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.84%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
3 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 77 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.75%) Oracle
3 17 (7.83%) VMware
4 16 (7.37%) Cisco
5 12 (5.53%) Sitecore
6 8 (3.69%) SAP
6 8 (3.69%) Veeam
7 7 (3.23%) EMC
8 6 (2.76%) Blackboard
9 4 (1.84%) Citrix
9 4 (1.84%) HP
10 3 (1.38%) Dell
10 3 (1.38%) Pegasus
10 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.92%) Cognos
11 2 (0.92%) Google
11 2 (0.92%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.92%) Tableau
12 1 (0.46%) Capita
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