The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / East of England
Rank 11 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 887 1035 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.08% 15.24% 17.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.70% 54.47% 60.51%
Number of salaries quoted 743 878 1038
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1683 1900 2099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.62% 27.97% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1603 1702
Median salary £46,924 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England 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 the East of England

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the East of England region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in the East of England

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 315 £47,500 +5.55% 52
Cambridgeshire -8 166 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Essex -3 143 £47,500 +0.52% 15
Suffolk +28 115 £42,750 +14.00% 8
Bedfordshire +1 103 £45,000 -5.26% 19
Norfolk 0 53 £37,500 +25.00% 13
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1067 (60.80%) .NET
2 1022 (58.23%) C#
3 835 (47.58%) SQL
4 736 (41.94%) ASP.NET
5 682 (38.86%) MVC
6 624 (35.56%) Microsoft
7 567 (32.31%) JavaScript
8 561 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
9 517 (29.46%) HTML
10 465 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 384 (21.88%) CSS
12 372 (21.20%) Windows
13 346 (19.72%) ASP.NET Web API
14 317 (18.06%) TDD
15 311 (17.72%) Finance
16 297 (16.92%) jQuery
17 295 (16.81%) .NET Framework
18 293 (16.70%) T-SQL
18 293 (16.70%) AngularJS
19 285 (16.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 259 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
21 255 (14.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 254 (14.47%) WCF
23 251 (14.30%) Visual Studio
24 240 (13.68%) MS Excel
25 234 (13.33%) Oracle
26 226 (12.88%) SQL Server 2014
27 221 (12.59%) Web Services
28 217 (12.36%) Web Development
29 213 (12.14%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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
1 162 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 119 (6.78%) IIS
3 64 (3.65%) MS Exchange
4 54 (3.08%) Apache
5 50 (2.85%) Tomcat
6 31 (1.77%) CMS
7 29 (1.65%) JBoss
8 28 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
8 28 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 22 (1.25%) SAS
10 17 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (0.97%) WebLogic
10 17 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 16 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (0.85%) GlassFish
12 15 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.68%) Moodle
13 12 (0.68%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 240 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.56%) MS Office
3 16 (0.91%) SPSS
4 7 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) InDesign
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.057%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.057%) MS Project
8 1 (0.057%) Weka
Business Applications
1 46 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.63%) SAP BPC
3 9 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (0.51%) SAP CRM
3 9 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.40%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.28%) Magento
6 5 (0.28%) Movex
7 4 (0.23%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
8 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.17%) nopCommerce
9 2 (0.11%) Maximo
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.11%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
10 1 (0.057%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.057%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 166 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.17%) SaaS
4 37 (2.11%) Office 365
5 16 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.85%) PaaS
7 13 (0.74%) IaaS
8 9 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.23%) Datadog
10 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 78 (4.44%) Firewall
2 51 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 48 (2.74%) DNS
4 39 (2.22%) SAN
5 24 (1.37%) DHCP
6 23 (1.31%) Intranet
7 18 (1.03%) Internet
8 17 (0.97%) VoIP
8 17 (0.97%) VPN
9 14 (0.80%) WAN
10 13 (0.74%) HTTP
10 13 (0.74%) LAN
11 12 (0.68%) iSCSI
12 11 (0.63%) FTP
12 11 (0.63%) LDAP
13 10 (0.57%) Wireshark
14 7 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (0.34%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.34%) VLAN
16 5 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (16.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 259 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 255 (14.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 226 (12.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 166 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 136 (7.75%) Relational Database
7 126 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
7 126 (7.18%) MySQL
8 122 (6.95%) NoSQL
9 114 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 112 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 74 (4.22%) Big Data
12 55 (3.13%) RDBMS
13 54 (3.08%) OLAP
14 44 (2.51%) Power BI
15 41 (2.34%) DTS
15 41 (2.34%) Oracle Database
16 39 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
17 38 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
18 34 (1.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 251 (14.30%) Visual Studio
2 182 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 145 (8.26%) Git (software)
4 100 (5.70%) NUnit
5 60 (3.42%) JIRA
6 59 (3.36%) Selenium
7 53 (3.02%) SpecFlow
8 49 (2.79%) Subversion
9 39 (2.22%) Jenkins
10 38 (2.17%) MSTest
11 36 (2.05%) TeamCity
12 32 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
13 24 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
14 23 (1.31%) Moq
15 21 (1.20%) ReSharper
16 20 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
16 20 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 18 (1.03%) Maven
18 15 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
18 15 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 311 (17.72%) Finance
2 66 (3.76%) Marketing
3 44 (2.51%) Banking
4 42 (2.39%) Retail
5 33 (1.88%) Advertising
6 32 (1.82%) Legal
7 31 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.25%) Music Industry
10 16 (0.91%) Publishing
11 15 (0.85%) Automotive
11 15 (0.85%) Games
12 14 (0.80%) Electronics
13 7 (0.40%) Military
13 7 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.28%) Back Office
15 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.23%) Billing
15 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 1085 (61.82%) Developer
2 518 (29.52%) .NET Developer
3 476 (27.12%) C# Developer
4 279 (15.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 173 (9.86%) Analyst
6 156 (8.89%) SQL Developer
7 146 (8.32%) ASP.NET Developer
8 142 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 137 (7.81%) Senior Developer
10 126 (7.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 108 (6.15%) DBA
12 88 (5.01%) Web Developer
13 83 (4.73%) Architect
13 83 (4.73%) Programmer
14 82 (4.67%) Administrator
15 76 (4.33%) SQL DBA
16 75 (4.27%) Applications Support
17 74 (4.22%) C# Programmer
18 67 (3.82%) Junior
18 67 (3.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1067 (60.80%) .NET
2 736 (41.94%) ASP.NET
3 517 (29.46%) HTML
4 465 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 384 (21.88%) CSS
6 346 (19.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 297 (16.92%) jQuery
8 295 (16.81%) .NET Framework
9 293 (16.70%) AngularJS
10 254 (14.47%) WCF
11 221 (12.59%) Web Services
12 197 (11.23%) RESTful
13 193 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 171 (9.74%) HTML5
15 168 (9.57%) Entity Framework
16 134 (7.64%) XML
17 128 (7.29%) KnockoutJS
18 114 (6.50%) Node.js
19 113 (6.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 101 (5.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 165 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 56 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 51 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 46 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 42 (2.39%) Replication
7 32 (1.82%) Social Media
8 31 (1.77%) Clustering
9 28 (1.60%) BBC
10 27 (1.54%) User Experience
11 25 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.42%) Data Centre
11 25 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 25 (1.42%) Visualisation
12 24 (1.37%) iPad
13 23 (1.31%) Mathematics
14 20 (1.14%) CMDB
14 20 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
14 20 (1.14%) Xbox
15 19 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 372 (21.20%) Windows
2 196 (11.17%) Windows Server
3 159 (9.06%) Linux
4 68 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (2.79%) Unix
7 29 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (1.42%) Android
9 22 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 22 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 18 (1.03%) CentOS
11 15 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.68%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.40%) Debian
15 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.28%) Solaris
16 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (38.86%) MVC
2 561 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (18.06%) TDD
4 217 (12.36%) Web Development
5 213 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
6 203 (11.57%) Scrum
7 185 (10.54%) Unit Testing
8 177 (10.09%) BDD
9 174 (9.91%) Web Application Development
10 163 (9.29%) SDLC
11 147 (8.38%) OO
12 127 (7.24%) Software Engineering
13 120 (6.84%) Analytics
14 115 (6.55%) ETL
15 105 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
16 96 (5.47%) Project Management
17 88 (5.01%) CRM
18 82 (4.67%) SOA
19 78 (4.44%) ITIL
20 74 (4.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1022 (58.23%) C#
2 835 (47.58%) SQL
3 567 (32.31%) JavaScript
4 293 (16.70%) T-SQL
5 193 (11.00%) Java
6 151 (8.60%) VB.NET
7 116 (6.61%) PowerShell
8 99 (5.64%) Ruby
9 63 (3.59%) VB
10 43 (2.45%) PHP
11 42 (2.39%) C++
12 41 (2.34%) Shell Script
13 36 (2.05%) TypeScript
14 29 (1.65%) PL/SQL
14 29 (1.65%) Python
15 28 (1.60%) C
16 27 (1.54%) VBA
17 22 (1.25%) ABAP
18 20 (1.14%) VBScript
19 11 (0.63%) ES6
Qualifications
1 208 (11.85%) Degree
2 115 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (1.42%) ISEB
4 24 (1.37%) MCSE
5 20 (1.14%) MCITP
5 20 (1.14%) MCSA
6 18 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 17 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (0.80%) SC Cleared
9 13 (0.74%) MCP
10 10 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.57%) PMP
11 9 (0.51%) CEH
11 9 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.51%) SSCP
12 8 (0.46%) CCNA
12 8 (0.46%) MCDST
13 7 (0.40%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.40%) OCA
13 7 (0.40%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.44%) QA
2 45 (2.56%) SLA
3 24 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 14000
7 1 (0.057%) SDET
System Software
1 103 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 88 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
5 19 (1.08%) vSphere
6 15 (0.85%) XenApp
7 12 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.46%) vCloud
10 6 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.28%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.23%) Docker
12 4 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (0.23%) iptables
12 4 (0.23%) pfSense
12 4 (0.23%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.057%) HDFS
13 1 (0.057%) NFS
13 1 (0.057%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.25%) SCCM
3 15 (0.85%) SCOM
4 13 (0.74%) Nagios
5 11 (0.63%) SCVMM
6 8 (0.46%) Data Guard
6 8 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.46%) Puppet
7 7 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.23%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.23%) Opsview
11 3 (0.17%) Kibana
11 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.17%) Simpana
11 3 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 624 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 234 (13.33%) Oracle
3 108 (6.15%) VMware
4 76 (4.33%) SAP
5 70 (3.99%) Citrix
6 60 (3.42%) Tableau
7 52 (2.96%) Cisco
8 47 (2.68%) HP
9 41 (2.34%) Facebook
10 38 (2.17%) Google
11 36 (2.05%) IBM
12 30 (1.71%) Apple
12 30 (1.71%) Sitecore
13 28 (1.60%) Sony
13 28 (1.60%) Yahoo!
14 27 (1.54%) EMC
15 24 (1.37%) Cognos
16 22 (1.25%) CheckPoint
16 22 (1.25%) NetApp
16 22 (1.25%) Xamarin
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k + Pension, 25 days, training and more!
Posted: 21 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50 - 60k + bonus, 5% Pension, 25 days, flexi time, shares and more!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 43k + pension, bonus, 25 days and more
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 65k + 3% Pension and more
Posted: 21 hours ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 60k DOE + Bonus, 3% Pension, Healthcare and more
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Diss, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago