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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 214 181 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.25% 12.60% 18.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.45% 45.59% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 184 170 315
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
408 397 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.26% 27.63% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 341 350 541
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 242 (63.19%) .NET
2 208 (54.31%) C#
3 167 (43.60%) SQL
4 146 (38.12%) Microsoft
5 139 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
6 128 (33.42%) ASP.NET
7 126 (32.90%) HTML
8 110 (28.72%) MVC
9 103 (26.89%) CSS
10 95 (24.80%) JavaScript
11 88 (22.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 82 (21.41%) Windows
13 79 (20.63%) TDD
14 78 (20.37%) jQuery
15 72 (18.80%) WCF
16 69 (18.02%) Software Engineering
17 67 (17.49%) Finance
18 66 (17.23%) MS Excel
18 66 (17.23%) Java
19 59 (15.40%) NUnit
20 55 (14.36%) Degree
20 55 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
21 54 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 53 (13.84%) HTML5
22 53 (13.84%) Visual Studio
23 47 (12.27%) Scrum
24 44 (11.49%) Oracle
25 42 (10.97%) Rhino Mocks
26 41 (10.70%) XML
27 39 (10.18%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 35 (9.14%) SharePoint
2 24 (6.27%) MS Exchange
3 17 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (3.39%) IIS
5 12 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.83%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.31%) Node.js
7 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.04%) JBoss
8 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.04%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.26%) DNN
10 1 (0.26%) WordPress
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.26%) SAS
10 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 66 (17.23%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.78%) Agresso
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.31%) SaaS
5 4 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.01%) HTTP
2 14 (3.66%) Internet
3 13 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.13%) DNS
5 11 (2.87%) Firewall
6 10 (2.61%) DHCP
7 9 (2.35%) Network Security
8 8 (2.09%) NFC
8 8 (2.09%) SMPP
8 8 (2.09%) SMS
9 6 (1.57%) SSL
9 6 (1.57%) SAN
9 6 (1.57%) VLAN
10 5 (1.31%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.04%) Intranet
12 3 (0.78%) WAN
13 2 (0.52%) LAN
13 2 (0.52%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.52%) IPv4
13 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 54 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (8.62%) MySQL
3 33 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (6.53%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.61%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.83%) QlikView
10 6 (1.57%) Big Data
10 6 (1.57%) DB2
10 6 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.04%) MS Access
11 4 (1.04%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 59 (15.40%) NUnit
2 53 (13.84%) Visual Studio
3 42 (10.97%) Rhino Mocks
4 36 (9.40%) Moq
5 31 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (7.31%) MSTest
7 15 (3.92%) Selenium
8 11 (2.87%) MSBuild
9 10 (2.61%) WiX
9 10 (2.61%) Git (software)
10 8 (2.09%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.09%) Hudson
11 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (1.31%) QUnit
12 5 (1.31%) JIRA
13 4 (1.04%) ReSharper
13 4 (1.04%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
13 4 (1.04%) Ranorex
14 3 (0.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 67 (17.49%) Finance
2 24 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.22%) Banking
4 17 (4.44%) Music Industry
5 13 (3.39%) Marketing
6 10 (2.61%) Back Office
7 8 (2.09%) Advertising
8 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) Automotive
9 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 194 (50.65%) Developer
2 52 (13.58%) .NET Developer
2 52 (13.58%) C# Developer
3 35 (9.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 34 (8.88%) Software Developer
5 28 (7.31%) Administrator
6 24 (6.27%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.01%) Graduate
8 22 (5.74%) Software Engineer
8 22 (5.74%) UX Designer
8 22 (5.74%) Designer
9 21 (5.48%) Analyst
10 20 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.70%) Support Engineer
12 17 (4.44%) Product Manager
13 15 (3.92%) Consultant
13 15 (3.92%) Java Developer
14 14 (3.66%) Junior
15 13 (3.39%) Applications Support
15 13 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (63.19%) .NET
2 128 (33.42%) ASP.NET
3 126 (32.90%) HTML
4 103 (26.89%) CSS
5 88 (22.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 78 (20.37%) jQuery
7 72 (18.80%) WCF
8 53 (13.84%) HTML5
9 41 (10.70%) XML
10 39 (10.18%) .NET Framework
11 29 (7.57%) WPF
11 29 (7.57%) CSS3
12 25 (6.53%) Web Services
13 24 (6.27%) LINQ
14 20 (5.22%) AngularJS
15 19 (4.96%) NHibernate
15 19 (4.96%) J2EE
16 18 (4.70%) Razor View Engine
17 17 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
17 17 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.88%) User Experience
2 30 (7.83%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.44%) Mobile Payment
5 15 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 13 (3.39%) Blackberry
7 12 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.87%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.57%) Statistics
11 5 (1.31%) PKI
11 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.04%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.04%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.04%) RIA
13 3 (0.78%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (21.41%) Windows
2 18 (4.70%) Linux
3 17 (4.44%) Android
4 15 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.66%) Windows 8
6 13 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.09%) Windows Phone
8 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.57%) Solaris
9 5 (1.31%) UNIX
9 5 (1.31%) AIX
9 5 (1.31%) HPUX
9 5 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) Debian
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (28.72%) MVC
3 79 (20.63%) TDD
4 69 (18.02%) Software Engineering
5 47 (12.27%) Scrum
6 37 (9.66%) OO
7 30 (7.83%) Kanban
8 28 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (6.27%) Mentoring
10 22 (5.74%) Technical Analysis
10 22 (5.74%) BDD
10 22 (5.74%) Web Application Development
11 19 (4.96%) Web Development
12 16 (4.18%) Unit Testing
12 16 (4.18%) UML
13 15 (3.92%) OOP
13 15 (3.92%) CRM
13 15 (3.92%) Risk Management
13 15 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
13 15 (3.92%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 208 (54.31%) C#
2 167 (43.60%) SQL
3 95 (24.80%) JavaScript
4 66 (17.23%) Java
5 34 (8.88%) T-SQL
6 33 (8.62%) VB
7 32 (8.36%) VB.NET
8 30 (7.83%) C++
9 23 (6.01%) PHP
10 14 (3.66%) PowerShell
11 13 (3.39%) Scala
11 13 (3.39%) XAML
12 11 (2.87%) C
13 8 (2.09%) VB6
13 8 (2.09%) Ruby
13 8 (2.09%) VBA
14 7 (1.83%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.78%) Perl
15 3 (0.78%) Python
15 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (14.36%) Degree
2 32 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.92%) MCSE
4 14 (3.66%) MCSA
5 13 (3.39%) MCITP
6 10 (2.61%) MCDST
7 9 (2.35%) MCTS
7 9 (2.35%) MCP
8 6 (1.57%) MCAD
8 6 (1.57%) MCSD
8 6 (1.57%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.31%) ISEB
10 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.66%) SLA
2 13 (3.39%) QA
3 8 (2.09%) ISO 8583
4 5 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 38 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.04%) Varnish
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) HDFS
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.35%) SCCM
2 7 (1.83%) SCOM
3 6 (1.57%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.04%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.52%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.52%) Nagios
7 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.26%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 146 (38.12%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.49%) Oracle
3 21 (5.48%) Citrix
3 21 (5.48%) VMware
4 11 (2.87%) Red Gate
5 9 (2.35%) IBM
6 8 (2.09%) Telerik
7 7 (1.83%) Google
7 7 (1.83%) Epiphany
8 6 (1.57%) TOWER Software
9 5 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.31%) Symantec
9 5 (1.31%) Cadence
9 5 (1.31%) Rackspace
9 5 (1.31%) HubSpot
9 5 (1.31%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.04%) Mitel
10 4 (1.04%) Zend
10 4 (1.04%) Facebook
10 4 (1.04%) Sitecore
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