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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 119 206 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.61% 14.62% 14.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.46% 50.24% 49.63%
Number of salaries quoted 99 186 240
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
287 410 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.18% 29.10% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 235 369 472
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 193 (65.87%) .NET
2 152 (51.88%) C#
3 136 (46.42%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (43.34%) ASP.NET
5 114 (38.91%) Microsoft
6 112 (38.23%) MVC
7 110 (37.54%) SQL
8 91 (31.06%) Oracle
9 85 (29.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 84 (28.67%) HTML
11 81 (27.65%) JavaScript
12 67 (22.87%) Degree
13 61 (20.82%) CSS
14 60 (20.48%) HTML5
15 59 (20.14%) AngularJS
16 56 (19.11%) Windows
17 49 (16.72%) ASP.NET Web API
17 49 (16.72%) jQuery
18 47 (16.04%) Computer Science
18 47 (16.04%) Software Engineering
19 46 (15.70%) Java
20 42 (14.33%) WCF
21 41 (13.99%) KnockoutJS
21 41 (13.99%) C++
22 38 (12.97%) MySQL
22 38 (12.97%) SQL Server 2014
23 36 (12.29%) Web Development
24 34 (11.60%) OO
25 33 (11.26%) .NET Framework
26 32 (10.92%) Visual Studio

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 22 (7.51%) IIS
2 18 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (5.12%) CMS
4 10 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.73%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.73%) NServiceBus
6 8 (2.73%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.39%) Node.js
8 4 (1.37%) Apache
8 4 (1.37%) Facebook Platform
8 4 (1.37%) JBoss
9 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.34%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (5.12%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.05%) GitHub
5 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.37%) Office 365
7 3 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.44%) HTTP
1 13 (4.44%) Internet
2 10 (3.41%) Firewall
3 9 (3.07%) VPN
4 6 (2.05%) SSL
4 6 (2.05%) VLAN
5 5 (1.71%) DNS
5 5 (1.71%) LDAP
6 4 (1.37%) DHCP
6 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.68%) NFC
7 2 (0.68%) SMPP
8 1 (0.34%) GPRS
8 1 (0.34%) LAN
8 1 (0.34%) SMTP
8 1 (0.34%) SNMP
8 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.97%) MySQL
1 38 (12.97%) SQL Server 2014
2 31 (10.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (9.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (8.19%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.75%) DB2
6 11 (3.75%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.07%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.39%) Neo4j
9 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.37%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 32 (10.92%) Visual Studio
2 28 (9.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (8.87%) NUnit
4 16 (5.46%) TeamCity
5 14 (4.78%) Selenium
6 12 (4.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (3.41%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (3.07%) Moq
9 8 (2.73%) Hudson
10 7 (2.39%) Git (software)
10 7 (2.39%) PhantomJS
11 6 (2.05%) QUnit
12 5 (1.71%) MSTest
13 4 (1.37%) AQtime
13 4 (1.37%) dotTrace
14 2 (0.68%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.68%) Subversion
15 1 (0.34%) JMeter
15 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (7.51%) Finance
2 7 (2.39%) Marketing
3 6 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.71%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.71%) Front Office
5 4 (1.37%) French Language
6 2 (0.68%) Advertising
6 2 (0.68%) Banking
6 2 (0.68%) Electronics
6 2 (0.68%) Games
6 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 168 (57.34%) Developer
2 90 (30.72%) .NET Developer
3 86 (29.35%) C# Developer
4 48 (16.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (12.63%) C# Programmer
5 37 (12.63%) Programmer
6 35 (11.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (9.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (9.56%) Software Developer
8 27 (9.22%) Senior Developer
8 27 (9.22%) Web Programmer
9 23 (7.85%) .NET Programmer
10 22 (7.51%) Software Engineer
11 21 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 21 (7.17%) ASP.NET Programmer
11 21 (7.17%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (7.17%) Web Developer
12 19 (6.48%) Senior .NET Developer
13 18 (6.14%) Administrator
14 16 (5.46%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (65.87%) .NET
2 127 (43.34%) ASP.NET
3 85 (29.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 84 (28.67%) HTML
5 61 (20.82%) CSS
6 60 (20.48%) HTML5
7 59 (20.14%) AngularJS
8 49 (16.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 49 (16.72%) jQuery
9 42 (14.33%) WCF
10 41 (13.99%) KnockoutJS
11 33 (11.26%) .NET Framework
12 32 (10.92%) RESTful
13 31 (10.58%) REST
14 29 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 27 (9.22%) WPF
15 27 (9.22%) XML
16 24 (8.19%) CSS3
17 16 (5.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.04%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.85%) Cryptography
3 19 (6.48%) Mathematics
4 16 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.75%) Statistics
7 10 (3.41%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.41%) User Experience
8 9 (3.07%) Replication
8 9 (3.07%) Visualisation
9 8 (2.73%) Clustering
10 7 (2.39%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.39%) Social Media
10 7 (2.39%) Social Network
11 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.71%) iPad
13 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (1.02%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.11%) Windows
2 25 (8.53%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.75%) Linux
4 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.71%) Unix
6 4 (1.37%) CentOS
6 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.02%) Android
7 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (46.42%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (38.23%) MVC
3 47 (16.04%) Software Engineering
4 36 (12.29%) Web Development
5 34 (11.60%) OO
6 31 (10.58%) ITIL
6 31 (10.58%) TDD
7 25 (8.53%) Unit Testing
8 24 (8.19%) BDD
8 24 (8.19%) Scrum
8 24 (8.19%) Secure Coding
8 24 (8.19%) Web Application Development
9 15 (5.12%) DevOps
9 15 (5.12%) Web Design
10 14 (4.78%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.44%) Automated Testing
11 13 (4.44%) Software Architecture
12 12 (4.10%) Mobile Development
12 12 (4.10%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (4.10%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 152 (51.88%) C#
2 110 (37.54%) SQL
3 81 (27.65%) JavaScript
4 46 (15.70%) Java
5 41 (13.99%) C++
6 29 (9.90%) T-SQL
7 24 (8.19%) C
8 16 (5.46%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.41%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.39%) Perl
11 6 (2.05%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.71%) Python
13 4 (1.37%) Ruby
13 4 (1.37%) Scala
13 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.37%) VBA
14 3 (1.02%) PHP
15 2 (0.68%) XAML
16 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 67 (22.87%) Degree
2 10 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.41%) Postgraduate
3 7 (2.39%) CCNA
3 7 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.05%) MCSE
5 4 (1.37%) LPIC
5 4 (1.37%) RHCE
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.68%) HNC
7 2 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.17%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (7.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (2.73%) vSphere
4 6 (2.05%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.37%) iptables
5 4 (1.37%) KVM
5 4 (1.37%) Postfix
5 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.37%) Xen
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.73%) SCOM
2 6 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.37%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.37%) HAProxy
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.68%) Ansible
5 2 (0.68%) Puppet
5 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.34%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 114 (38.91%) Microsoft
2 91 (31.06%) Oracle
3 14 (4.78%) IBM
3 14 (4.78%) RedGate
4 10 (3.41%) Google
4 10 (3.41%) TOWER Software
4 10 (3.41%) VMware
5 5 (1.71%) CA
5 5 (1.71%) Dell
6 4 (1.37%) DevExpress
6 4 (1.37%) Facebook
6 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.37%) Sun
7 3 (1.02%) Cisco
7 3 (1.02%) EMC
7 3 (1.02%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.68%) SAP
8 2 (0.68%) Veeam
9 1 (0.34%) Tableau
9 1 (0.34%) Twitter
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