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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1265 1370 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.71% 19.25% 21.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.98% 60.11% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1264 1806
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
2220 2279 3102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.32% 32.03% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1873 2027 2679
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 -2 321 £41,500 +13.69% 47
Cambridgeshire 0 312 £40,000 +5.26% 49
Bedfordshire -2 278 £43,000 +1.17% 15
Essex +2 211 £40,000 - 23
Suffolk -5 80 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Norfolk -4 65 £36,250 +3.57% 11
East Anglia +2 2 £27,500 -31.25% 1
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1714 (62.26%) .NET
2 1559 (56.63%) C#
3 1356 (49.26%) SQL
4 1240 (45.04%) ASP.NET
5 982 (35.67%) Microsoft
6 878 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
7 802 (29.13%) MVC
8 798 (28.99%) JavaScript
9 683 (24.81%) Windows
10 674 (24.48%) HTML
11 584 (21.21%) WCF
12 575 (20.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 567 (20.60%) CSS
14 532 (19.32%) TDD
15 509 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 466 (16.93%) MS Excel
17 457 (16.60%) jQuery
18 450 (16.35%) Oracle
19 445 (16.16%) T-SQL
20 421 (15.29%) Finance
21 415 (15.07%) Visual Studio
22 384 (13.95%) Scrum
23 377 (13.69%) XML
24 375 (13.62%) Web Services
25 353 (12.82%) .NET Framework
26 349 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 343 (12.46%) VB.NET
28 334 (12.13%) OO
29 325 (11.81%) Degree
30 307 (11.15%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 288 (10.46%) SharePoint
2 250 (9.08%) IIS
3 112 (4.07%) MS Exchange
4 110 (4.00%) CMS
5 78 (2.83%) WebSphere
6 65 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 65 (2.36%) WebLogic
7 63 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
8 61 (2.22%) Node.js
9 58 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 49 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 43 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
11 43 (1.56%) Apache
12 32 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
13 31 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
13 31 (1.13%) Tomcat
14 30 (1.09%) GlassFish
15 27 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
16 25 (0.91%) OpenEdge
17 21 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 466 (16.93%) MS Excel
2 125 (4.54%) MS Office
3 12 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.40%) Mingle
4 11 (0.40%) MS Project
5 10 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.036%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.036%) InDesign
8 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 47 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.65%) Magento
4 17 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.22%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.15%) AWD
9 4 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.11%) Academy Housing
10 3 (0.11%) arcHouse
10 3 (0.11%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.073%) Agresso
11 2 (0.073%) CubeCart
12 1 (0.036%) Visualfiles
12 1 (0.036%) SalesLogix
12 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 90 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.05%) SaaS
4 10 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.36%) Force.com
5 8 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.22%) GitHub
6 6 (0.22%) Office 365
7 5 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.036%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.036%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 80 (2.91%) Internet
2 79 (2.87%) Firewall
3 76 (2.76%) SAN
4 73 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 65 (2.36%) DNS
6 53 (1.93%) LAN
6 53 (1.93%) WAN
7 42 (1.53%) DHCP
7 42 (1.53%) NAS
8 38 (1.38%) HTTP
9 27 (0.98%) Intranet
10 26 (0.94%) VoIP
11 19 (0.69%) VPN
12 15 (0.54%) BIG-IP
12 15 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (0.54%) SSL
12 15 (0.54%) MPLS
13 14 (0.51%) Network Security
14 13 (0.47%) VLAN
14 13 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 575 (20.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 349 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 274 (9.95%) Relational Database
4 273 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 242 (8.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 209 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 194 (7.05%) MySQL
8 139 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 128 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
10 92 (3.34%) Oracle Database
11 89 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
12 85 (3.09%) RDBMS
13 75 (2.72%) NoSQL
14 74 (2.69%) Data Mining
15 72 (2.62%) OLAP
16 62 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
17 54 (1.96%) DB2
18 48 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 47 (1.71%) DTS
20 45 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 415 (15.07%) Visual Studio
2 232 (8.43%) NUnit
3 228 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 143 (5.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 142 (5.16%) Subversion
6 136 (4.94%) Git (software)
7 123 (4.47%) MSTest
8 116 (4.21%) Moq
9 80 (2.91%) TeamCity
10 62 (2.25%) Ant
10 62 (2.25%) Maven
11 44 (1.60%) JIRA
12 36 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 35 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 30 (1.09%) SpecFlow
14 30 (1.09%) Eclipse
14 30 (1.09%) Selenium
15 24 (0.87%) ReSharper
15 24 (0.87%) MSBuild
15 24 (0.87%) Gradle
General
1 421 (15.29%) Finance
2 111 (4.03%) Marketing
3 103 (3.74%) Retail
4 62 (2.25%) Banking
5 59 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 46 (1.67%) Games
7 37 (1.34%) Advertising
8 31 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 26 (0.94%) Automotive
10 24 (0.87%) Music Industry
11 20 (0.73%) Billing
12 18 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.58%) Law
14 14 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.51%) Legal
15 9 (0.33%) Back Office
16 5 (0.18%) Local Government
17 3 (0.11%) Electronics
17 3 (0.11%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.073%) Military
Job Titles
1 1731 (62.88%) Developer
2 673 (24.45%) .NET Developer
3 506 (18.38%) C# Developer
4 349 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 345 (12.53%) Senior Developer
6 313 (11.37%) Analyst
7 205 (7.45%) Software Developer
8 199 (7.23%) Web Developer
9 192 (6.97%) DBA
10 188 (6.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 170 (6.18%) ASP.NET Developer
12 156 (5.67%) SQL DBA
13 139 (5.05%) Java Developer
14 131 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
15 130 (4.72%) Administrator
16 127 (4.61%) Senior .NET Developer
17 108 (3.92%) Junior
18 103 (3.74%) Architect
19 93 (3.38%) Applications Support
20 84 (3.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1714 (62.26%) .NET
2 1240 (45.04%) ASP.NET
3 674 (24.48%) HTML
4 584 (21.21%) WCF
5 567 (20.60%) CSS
6 509 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 457 (16.60%) jQuery
8 377 (13.69%) XML
9 375 (13.62%) Web Services
10 353 (12.82%) .NET Framework
11 253 (9.19%) WPF
12 193 (7.01%) WinForms
13 184 (6.68%) Ajax
14 172 (6.25%) HTML5
15 136 (4.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 127 (4.61%) Silverlight
17 124 (4.50%) XSLT
18 123 (4.47%) LINQ
18 123 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 97 (3.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 185 (6.72%) Computer Science
2 163 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (3.01%) Clustering
4 76 (2.76%) N-Tier
5 63 (2.29%) User Experience
6 57 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (1.82%) Replication
8 49 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
9 48 (1.74%) Mobile App
10 30 (1.09%) Social Media
11 29 (1.05%) BBC
11 29 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 27 (0.98%) Management Information System
13 26 (0.94%) Mathematics
14 20 (0.73%) Open Source
15 19 (0.69%) Tandem
16 18 (0.65%) Statistics
17 17 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
17 17 (0.62%) GIS
17 17 (0.62%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 683 (24.81%) Windows
2 159 (5.78%) Linux
3 143 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (3.16%) Android
5 86 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 77 (2.80%) UNIX
7 60 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 43 (1.56%) Windows 7
10 34 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 17 (0.62%) Solaris
13 15 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.44%) CentOS
15 11 (0.40%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.36%) AIX
16 10 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.36%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.18%) HPUX
18 4 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (29.13%) MVC
3 532 (19.32%) TDD
4 384 (13.95%) Scrum
5 334 (12.13%) OO
6 234 (8.50%) Software Engineering
7 181 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
8 168 (6.10%) E-Commerce
9 162 (5.88%) BDD
9 162 (5.88%) Web Application Development
10 151 (5.48%) OOP
11 149 (5.41%) Web Development
12 123 (4.47%) CRM
13 118 (4.29%) ITIL
14 110 (4.00%) ETL
15 106 (3.85%) Unit Testing
16 102 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
17 101 (3.67%) Multithreading
18 99 (3.60%) Project Management
19 97 (3.52%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1559 (56.63%) C#
2 1356 (49.26%) SQL
3 798 (28.99%) JavaScript
4 445 (16.16%) T-SQL
5 343 (12.46%) VB.NET
6 307 (11.15%) Java
7 197 (7.16%) VB
8 130 (4.72%) C++
9 103 (3.74%) PHP
9 103 (3.74%) PL/SQL
10 92 (3.34%) PowerShell
11 81 (2.94%) Ruby
12 70 (2.54%) C
13 68 (2.47%) VBA
14 48 (1.74%) VB6
15 34 (1.24%) Shell Script
16 31 (1.13%) VBScript
17 30 (1.09%) XAML
18 22 (0.80%) Python
19 19 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 325 (11.81%) Degree
2 194 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (3.05%) MCTS
4 79 (2.87%) MCP
5 60 (2.18%) MCSD
6 55 (2.00%) MCSE
7 45 (1.63%) MCAD
8 37 (1.34%) MCITP
9 32 (1.16%) Security Cleared
10 31 (1.13%) MCSA
11 20 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (0.69%) ISEB
13 15 (0.54%) CCNA
13 15 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (0.44%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.40%) SC Cleared
15 11 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 10 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.29%) PhD
17 8 (0.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (2.14%) QA
2 40 (1.45%) SLA
3 27 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.18%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.15%) WCAG
7 2 (0.073%) HL7
8 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.036%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 137 (4.98%) Active Directory
2 104 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 24 (0.87%) VMware ESX
4 24 (0.87%) vSphere
5 23 (0.84%) XenApp
6 19 (0.69%) ISA Server
7 18 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 18 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (0.33%) XenServer
10 8 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.25%) HDFS
11 7 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (0.25%) UAG
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.15%) vCloud
13 2 (0.073%) Firmware
13 2 (0.073%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (0.58%) SCCM
1 16 (0.58%) logstash
2 15 (0.54%) MOM
3 13 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.40%) Puppet
5 10 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 7 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (0.25%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.22%) OpenSSO
8 5 (0.18%) WSUS
8 5 (0.18%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.18%) Nagios
9 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.15%) Control-M
9 4 (0.15%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.11%) Ansible
10 3 (0.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 982 (35.67%) Microsoft
2 450 (16.35%) Oracle
3 190 (6.90%) VMware
4 85 (3.09%) Citrix
5 77 (2.80%) JBoss
6 57 (2.07%) Business Objects
7 55 (2.00%) Google
8 49 (1.78%) Cisco
9 41 (1.49%) SAP
10 39 (1.42%) EPiServer
11 38 (1.38%) Facebook
12 37 (1.34%) IBM
13 31 (1.13%) DevExpress
14 30 (1.09%) Apple
14 30 (1.09%) Sony
15 29 (1.05%) Yahoo!
16 28 (1.02%) Red Gate
16 28 (1.02%) NetApp
16 28 (1.02%) HP
17 25 (0.91%) Cognos
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £23000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: to £25,000 + Car
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - +benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Networking People
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £40000 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday