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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1056 1339 1318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 14.94% 18.57% 19.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.93% 62.40% 61.53%
Number of salaries quoted 880 1112 1193
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
SQL Server
England

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
1958 2146 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.70% 29.76% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1628 1752 1796
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 325 £43,750 -2.77% 39
Cambridgeshire -1 271 £40,000 - 36
Essex +4 250 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Bedfordshire -1 140 £47,500 +5.55% 30
Norfolk +1 41 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Suffolk -30 35 £31,500 -16.00% 3
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1148 (54.28%) .NET
2 1016 (48.04%) C#
3 927 (43.83%) SQL
4 841 (39.76%) ASP.NET
5 772 (36.50%) Microsoft
6 733 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
7 698 (33.00%) MVC
8 664 (31.39%) HTML
9 661 (31.25%) JavaScript
10 561 (26.52%) Windows
11 513 (24.26%) CSS
12 452 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 411 (19.43%) jQuery
14 406 (19.20%) MS Excel
15 373 (17.64%) TDD
16 368 (17.40%) T-SQL
17 336 (15.89%) Oracle
18 319 (15.08%) SQL Server 2008
19 318 (15.04%) WCF
20 301 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 298 (14.09%) Web Services
22 292 (13.81%) Finance
23 291 (13.76%) .NET Framework
24 287 (13.57%) Degree
25 272 (12.86%) Java
26 269 (12.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 262 (12.39%) OO
28 260 (12.29%) Visual Studio
29 247 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
29 247 (11.68%) Windows Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 218 (10.31%) IIS
2 169 (7.99%) SharePoint
3 121 (5.72%) Node.js
4 103 (4.87%) MS Exchange
5 83 (3.92%) JBoss
6 61 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 59 (2.79%) WebSphere
8 41 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 41 (1.94%) WebLogic
9 38 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 34 (1.61%) Apache
11 32 (1.51%) CMS
12 31 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
13 30 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
14 25 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
15 23 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 18 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
16 18 (0.85%) Umbraco
17 17 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 406 (19.20%) MS Excel
2 95 (4.49%) MS Office
3 9 (0.43%) MS Project
4 8 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.095%) SPSS
8 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
5 6 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.19%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.14%) AWD
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.095%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.095%) Magento
8 2 (0.095%) Maximo
8 2 (0.095%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.095%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.095%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.095%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.047%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.047%) MIS ActiveH
9 1 (0.047%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.047%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.047%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 109 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (3.31%) Office 365
3 56 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.13%) SaaS
5 21 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.61%) GitHub
7 8 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.38%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.33%) IaaS
9 5 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.24%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.14%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.14%) PaaS
11 1 (0.047%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.047%) Heroku
11 1 (0.047%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 112 (5.30%) Firewall
2 82 (3.88%) SAN
3 69 (3.26%) VPN
4 63 (2.98%) DNS
5 58 (2.74%) LAN
5 58 (2.74%) WAN
6 53 (2.51%) DHCP
7 44 (2.08%) HTTP
8 43 (2.03%) TCP/IP
9 39 (1.84%) Internet
10 37 (1.75%) SSL
11 32 (1.51%) NAS
11 32 (1.51%) VLAN
12 30 (1.42%) VoIP
13 21 (0.99%) LDAP
14 14 (0.66%) FTP
15 12 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (0.57%) iSCSI
16 11 (0.52%) Network Security
16 11 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (15.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 301 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 269 (12.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 220 (10.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 210 (9.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 185 (8.75%) Relational Database
7 162 (7.66%) MySQL
8 155 (7.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 139 (6.57%) NoSQL
10 136 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
11 81 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 74 (3.50%) Oracle Database
13 68 (3.22%) RDBMS
14 48 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
15 46 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 41 (1.94%) MS Access
17 40 (1.89%) MongoDB
18 34 (1.61%) Big Data
19 30 (1.42%) QlikView
20 27 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 260 (12.29%) Visual Studio
2 201 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 179 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 91 (4.30%) NUnit
5 70 (3.31%) Subversion
6 69 (3.26%) Rhino Mocks
7 62 (2.93%) JUnit
8 60 (2.84%) Selenium
9 49 (2.32%) Maven
10 44 (2.08%) Moq
10 44 (2.08%) TeamCity
11 40 (1.89%) JIRA
12 33 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 31 (1.47%) MSTest
14 26 (1.23%) Cucumber
15 19 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
16 17 (0.80%) Bitbucket
17 16 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (0.76%) Jenkins
18 14 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 292 (13.81%) Finance
2 71 (3.36%) Retail
3 68 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 62 (2.93%) Legal
5 59 (2.79%) Banking
6 57 (2.70%) Advertising
7 30 (1.42%) Law
7 30 (1.42%) Marketing
8 27 (1.28%) Games
9 21 (0.99%) French Language
10 20 (0.95%) Back Office
11 14 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.52%) German Language
13 8 (0.38%) Automotive
14 6 (0.28%) Billing
14 6 (0.28%) Electronics
15 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.24%) Front Office
15 5 (0.24%) iGaming
15 5 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1235 (58.39%) Developer
2 691 (32.67%) .NET Developer
3 510 (24.11%) C# Developer
4 405 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 317 (14.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 276 (13.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 222 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 204 (9.65%) SQL Developer
9 188 (8.89%) Analyst
10 185 (8.75%) DBA
10 185 (8.75%) Web Developer
11 154 (7.28%) Senior Developer
12 146 (6.90%) SQL DBA
13 129 (6.10%) .NET Web Developer
14 121 (5.72%) Administrator
15 120 (5.67%) Programmer
16 111 (5.25%) C# Web Developer
16 111 (5.25%) Java Developer
16 111 (5.25%) Software Developer
17 105 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1148 (54.28%) .NET
2 841 (39.76%) ASP.NET
3 664 (31.39%) HTML
4 513 (24.26%) CSS
5 452 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 411 (19.43%) jQuery
7 318 (15.04%) WCF
8 298 (14.09%) Web Services
9 291 (13.76%) .NET Framework
10 233 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 232 (10.97%) HTML5
12 209 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 206 (9.74%) Ajax
14 198 (9.36%) AngularJS
14 198 (9.36%) Entity Framework
15 193 (9.13%) XML
16 189 (8.94%) RESTful
17 130 (6.15%) CSS3
18 108 (5.11%) KnockoutJS
18 108 (5.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 176 (8.32%) Computer Science
2 126 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.35%) Replication
4 84 (3.97%) Clustering
5 78 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
6 68 (3.22%) Management Information System
7 62 (2.93%) User Experience
8 45 (2.13%) Data Centre
9 42 (1.99%) Data Integration
10 38 (1.80%) N-Tier
11 37 (1.75%) Mobile App
12 34 (1.61%) Social Media
13 31 (1.47%) Mathematics
14 30 (1.42%) Visualisation
15 26 (1.23%) BBC
16 25 (1.18%) Cryptography
17 23 (1.09%) Blackberry
17 23 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
18 22 (1.04%) NHS
19 20 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 561 (26.52%) Windows
2 247 (11.68%) Windows Server
3 139 (6.57%) Linux
3 139 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (2.13%) Unix
6 44 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 31 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 27 (1.28%) Android
10 20 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.76%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.43%) AIX
14 8 (0.38%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.28%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.28%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.24%) Solaris
17 4 (0.19%) CentOS
18 2 (0.095%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 733 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
2 698 (33.00%) MVC
3 373 (17.64%) TDD
4 262 (12.39%) OO
5 247 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
6 226 (10.69%) Software Engineering
7 216 (10.21%) Scrum
8 187 (8.84%) BDD
9 175 (8.27%) Web Application Development
10 152 (7.19%) ITIL
11 134 (6.34%) Mentoring
12 129 (6.10%) Web Development
13 123 (5.82%) Unit Testing
14 111 (5.25%) Project Management
15 108 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
16 103 (4.87%) ETL
16 103 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
17 100 (4.73%) SDLC
18 94 (4.44%) Workflow
19 84 (3.97%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1016 (48.04%) C#
2 927 (43.83%) SQL
3 661 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 368 (17.40%) T-SQL
5 272 (12.86%) Java
6 166 (7.85%) VB.NET
7 106 (5.01%) Ruby
8 79 (3.74%) PowerShell
9 75 (3.55%) C++
9 75 (3.55%) VB
10 70 (3.31%) C
11 53 (2.51%) PL/SQL
12 44 (2.08%) PHP
12 44 (2.08%) VBScript
13 33 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 32 (1.51%) Python
15 22 (1.04%) VB6
16 20 (0.95%) Perl
17 17 (0.80%) VBA
18 16 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 287 (13.57%) Degree
2 131 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 83 (3.92%) MCSA
4 65 (3.07%) Security Cleared
5 57 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 49 (2.32%) MCSE
7 35 (1.65%) MCITP
8 27 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (1.09%) MCDST
10 21 (0.99%) ISEB
10 21 (0.99%) MCP
11 20 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.71%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
15 11 (0.52%) Postgraduate
15 11 (0.52%) VCP5
16 10 (0.47%) CCNA
17 9 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 8 (0.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.30%) QA
2 54 (2.55%) SLA
3 11 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.24%) HL7
6 4 (0.19%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.095%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.095%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.047%) GxP
System Software
1 190 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 116 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.36%) vSphere
4 48 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 38 (1.80%) XenApp
6 27 (1.28%) Terminal Services
7 22 (1.04%) VMware ESX
8 19 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.52%) Xen
11 9 (0.43%) NFS
12 6 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.24%) XenServer
14 4 (0.19%) iptables
14 4 (0.19%) KVM
14 4 (0.19%) Postfix
14 4 (0.19%) vCloud
14 4 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.14%) Firmware
15 3 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (0.99%) SCOM
2 20 (0.95%) SCCM
3 17 (0.80%) Data Guard
4 13 (0.61%) Puppet
5 11 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.38%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.38%) WSUS
7 7 (0.33%) MOM
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.19%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.14%) Ansible
10 3 (0.14%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.095%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.095%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.095%) Simpana
12 1 (0.047%) NetVault Backup
12 1 (0.047%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 772 (36.50%) Microsoft
2 336 (15.89%) Oracle
3 178 (8.42%) VMware
4 99 (4.68%) Citrix
5 88 (4.16%) Cisco
6 61 (2.88%) Google
7 60 (2.84%) HP
8 58 (2.74%) IBM
9 56 (2.65%) Facebook
10 51 (2.41%) Apple
11 48 (2.27%) Tableau
12 45 (2.13%) iManage
13 43 (2.03%) Red Gate
14 39 (1.84%) Dell
15 33 (1.56%) SAP
16 27 (1.28%) Avaya
17 26 (1.23%) Sony
17 26 (1.23%) Yahoo!
18 21 (0.99%) Red Hat
18 21 (0.99%) Telerik
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus, flextime
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Coverbox Insure Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Smartsearch Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago