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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 108 214 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.27% 15.23% 12.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.62% 50.95% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 98 196 192
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
312 420 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.78% 29.89% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 251 388 446
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 July 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 156 (61.66%) .NET
2 130 (51.38%) C#
3 109 (43.08%) Microsoft
4 106 (41.90%) SQL
5 102 (40.32%) ASP.NET
6 91 (35.97%) MVC
6 91 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (29.64%) HTML
8 72 (28.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 68 (26.88%) JavaScript
10 62 (24.51%) CSS
11 60 (23.72%) Oracle
12 57 (22.53%) Degree
13 47 (18.58%) Windows
14 45 (17.79%) HTML5
15 44 (17.39%) AngularJS
15 44 (17.39%) Computer Science
16 41 (16.21%) jQuery
17 36 (14.23%) ASP.NET Web API
18 34 (13.44%) Finance
19 32 (12.65%) Unit Testing
20 31 (12.25%) MS Excel
20 31 (12.25%) Visual Studio
21 30 (11.86%) OO
21 30 (11.86%) TDD
22 28 (11.07%) KnockoutJS
23 27 (10.67%) Software Engineering
23 27 (10.67%) Java
23 27 (10.67%) C++
24 26 (10.28%) T-SQL

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 20 (7.91%) IIS
2 13 (5.14%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.74%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (3.16%) CMS
6 7 (2.77%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.79%) WordPress
8 1 (0.40%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.37%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (0.79%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (2.37%) Office 365
4 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.19%) GitHub
5 3 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.51%) Firewall
2 18 (7.11%) VPN
3 14 (5.53%) DNS
4 13 (5.14%) DHCP
4 13 (5.14%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.77%) Internet
6 6 (2.37%) HTTP
7 5 (1.98%) VLAN
8 4 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.19%) SAN
10 1 (0.40%) LDAP
10 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.88%) MySQL
1 25 (9.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 23 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.74%) QlikView
5 12 (4.74%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (3.16%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.16%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (2.37%) DB2
8 6 (2.37%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.98%) OLAP
9 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.58%) Big Data
11 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.19%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (12.25%) Visual Studio
2 24 (9.49%) NUnit
2 24 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.95%) Selenium
4 9 (3.56%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.77%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (2.37%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.37%) PhantomJS
6 6 (2.37%) Subversion
7 4 (1.58%) Hudson
7 4 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.19%) Moq
8 3 (1.19%) QUnit
9 2 (0.79%) AQtime
9 2 (0.79%) dotTrace
9 2 (0.79%) JIRA
9 2 (0.79%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.40%) JMeter
10 1 (0.40%) MSTest
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (13.44%) Finance
2 5 (1.98%) Financial Institution
2 5 (1.98%) Front Office
2 5 (1.98%) Marketing
3 4 (1.58%) Retail
4 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.79%) Advertising
5 2 (0.79%) Games
5 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.40%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (54.55%) Developer
2 81 (32.02%) C# Developer
3 76 (30.04%) .NET Developer
4 46 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (11.86%) Programmer
6 28 (11.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (11.07%) C# Programmer
7 27 (10.67%) Administrator
8 25 (9.88%) Applications Support
9 22 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (7.91%) Web Programmer
11 18 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 17 (6.72%) DBA
12 17 (6.72%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (6.72%) Software Developer
13 16 (6.32%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (5.93%) .NET Programmer
14 15 (5.93%) Senior Developer
14 15 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (5.93%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (61.66%) .NET
2 102 (40.32%) ASP.NET
3 75 (29.64%) HTML
4 72 (28.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 62 (24.51%) CSS
6 45 (17.79%) HTML5
7 44 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 41 (16.21%) jQuery
9 36 (14.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (11.07%) KnockoutJS
11 25 (9.88%) CSS3
12 23 (9.09%) WCF
12 23 (9.09%) WPF
12 23 (9.09%) XML
13 20 (7.91%) .NET Framework
14 18 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 18 (7.11%) XSLT
15 17 (6.72%) RESTful
15 17 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (5.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 17 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.53%) Algorithms
5 13 (5.14%) Cryptography
6 12 (4.74%) Driving Licence
6 12 (4.74%) iPad
6 12 (4.74%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.74%) Statistics
7 8 (3.16%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.37%) Clustering
8 6 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.37%) Replication
8 6 (2.37%) Social Media
8 6 (2.37%) Social Network
9 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.98%) User Experience
10 3 (1.19%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.79%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.58%) Windows
2 26 (10.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.98%) Android
3 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.98%) Linux
4 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.40%) Unix
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
1 91 (35.97%) MVC
2 32 (12.65%) Unit Testing
3 30 (11.86%) OO
3 30 (11.86%) TDD
4 27 (10.67%) Software Engineering
5 24 (9.49%) Web Development
6 18 (7.11%) Test Automation
7 17 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (6.32%) BDD
8 16 (6.32%) Data Management
8 16 (6.32%) ITIL
8 16 (6.32%) Web Application Development
9 15 (5.93%) Scrum
10 14 (5.53%) DevOps
10 14 (5.53%) Financial Modelling
10 14 (5.53%) User Stories
11 13 (5.14%) SDLC
11 13 (5.14%) Secure Coding
11 13 (5.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 130 (51.38%) C#
2 106 (41.90%) SQL
3 68 (26.88%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.67%) C++
4 27 (10.67%) Java
5 26 (10.28%) T-SQL
6 16 (6.32%) VBA
7 14 (5.53%) C
8 11 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.77%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.98%) PHP
11 4 (1.58%) Python
12 3 (1.19%) Perl
13 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.40%) Lua
14 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.40%) X++
Qualifications
1 57 (22.53%) Degree
2 12 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.37%) CCNA
3 6 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.98%) MCSE
4 5 (1.98%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.95%) vSphere
4 6 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.98%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.79%) XenApp
6 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) Ansible
2 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 109 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 60 (23.72%) Oracle
3 18 (7.11%) VMware
4 13 (5.14%) Cisco
5 11 (4.35%) EMC
5 11 (4.35%) TOWER Software
6 7 (2.77%) Google
7 5 (1.98%) RedGate
7 5 (1.98%) Veeam
7 5 (1.98%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.79%) Citrix
8 2 (0.79%) Dell
8 2 (0.79%) IBM
8 2 (0.79%) SAP
8 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.40%) CA
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.40%) OpenText
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