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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1406 1681 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.59% 19.52% 20.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.02% 60.77% 63.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1459 1637
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,550 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
2267 2766 2760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.97% 32.12% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1907 2350 2488
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +7 436 £45,000 +12.50% 40
Cambridgeshire -5 304 £40,000 - 45
Essex +1 265 £37,500 -11.76% 18
Bedfordshire -6 197 £45,000 - 25
Suffolk -6 115 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Norfolk +2 100 £40,000 +23.07% 7
East Anglia 0 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1599 (60.09%) .NET
2 1452 (54.57%) C#
3 1279 (48.06%) SQL
4 1156 (43.44%) ASP.NET
5 1051 (39.50%) Microsoft
6 967 (36.34%) JavaScript
7 966 (36.30%) HTML
8 877 (32.96%) MVC
9 808 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
10 799 (30.03%) Windows
11 737 (27.70%) CSS
12 555 (20.86%) jQuery
13 551 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 540 (20.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 513 (19.28%) MS Excel
16 430 (16.16%) TDD
17 395 (14.84%) T-SQL
18 371 (13.94%) Degree
19 368 (13.83%) Oracle
20 349 (13.12%) WCF
21 343 (12.89%) OO
22 341 (12.81%) Java
23 336 (12.63%) .NET Framework
24 331 (12.44%) Web Services
25 326 (12.25%) Finance
26 323 (12.14%) Scrum
27 318 (11.95%) XML
28 301 (11.31%) IIS
28 301 (11.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 295 (11.09%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 301 (11.31%) IIS
2 295 (11.09%) SharePoint
3 198 (7.44%) MS Exchange
4 127 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 94 (3.53%) JBoss
6 84 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 82 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 78 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
9 76 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 74 (2.78%) WebSphere
10 74 (2.78%) CMS
11 67 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 63 (2.37%) Node.js
13 59 (2.22%) WebLogic
14 45 (1.69%) Apache
15 43 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
16 30 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
17 19 (0.71%) Kentico
17 19 (0.71%) GlassFish
18 18 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 513 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 112 (4.21%) MS Office
3 26 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.60%) MS Project
6 8 (0.30%) Mingle
7 5 (0.19%) InDesign
7 5 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.038%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 68 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.41%) Magento
4 9 (0.34%) AWD
5 8 (0.30%) Maximo
6 7 (0.26%) CA PPM
7 5 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.15%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.15%) Tridion
8 4 (0.15%) Agresso
8 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.15%) Sage CRM
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.11%) Infor CRM
9 3 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.075%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.075%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 105 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.50%) Office 365
4 32 (1.20%) SaaS
5 15 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.53%) IBM SmartCloud
6 14 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.23%) IaaS
9 6 (0.23%) PaaS
10 5 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.11%) GitHub
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.038%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 138 (5.19%) Firewall
2 120 (4.51%) DNS
3 94 (3.53%) SAN
3 94 (3.53%) Internet
4 84 (3.16%) DHCP
4 84 (3.16%) TCP/IP
5 57 (2.14%) HTTP
6 50 (1.88%) VPN
7 48 (1.80%) SSL
8 46 (1.73%) WAN
9 43 (1.62%) FTP
10 38 (1.43%) LAN
11 35 (1.32%) VLAN
12 30 (1.13%) VoIP
13 24 (0.90%) Network Security
14 20 (0.75%) NAS
15 18 (0.68%) Wireless
16 14 (0.53%) MPLS
16 14 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (20.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 301 (11.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 278 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 274 (10.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 214 (8.04%) Relational Database
6 181 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 167 (6.28%) MySQL
8 152 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 109 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
10 96 (3.61%) Oracle Database
11 80 (3.01%) NoSQL
12 77 (2.89%) SQL Server 2000
13 66 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 60 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 55 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
16 51 (1.92%) DB2
17 43 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
18 41 (1.54%) RDBMS
19 38 (1.43%) MS Access
20 37 (1.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 294 (11.05%) Visual Studio
2 211 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 164 (6.16%) Git (software)
4 128 (4.81%) NUnit
5 113 (4.25%) Subversion
6 95 (3.57%) Moq
7 82 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
8 57 (2.14%) MSTest
8 57 (2.14%) Selenium
9 56 (2.10%) SpecFlow
10 52 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 48 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
12 44 (1.65%) Jenkins
13 43 (1.62%) TeamCity
14 38 (1.43%) JIRA
15 35 (1.32%) Eclipse
16 31 (1.16%) JUnit
17 21 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
17 21 (0.79%) Maven
18 18 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 326 (12.25%) Finance
2 88 (3.31%) Retail
3 60 (2.25%) Marketing
4 57 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.14%) Banking
5 50 (1.88%) Games
6 43 (1.62%) Back Office
7 22 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 19 (0.71%) Advertising
8 19 (0.71%) Publishing
9 18 (0.68%) Legal
10 17 (0.64%) Automotive
11 16 (0.60%) Electronics
12 15 (0.56%) Music Industry
13 10 (0.38%) Law
14 8 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.23%) iGaming
15 6 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1576 (59.23%) Developer
2 637 (23.94%) .NET Developer
3 358 (13.45%) C# Developer
4 286 (10.75%) Analyst
5 274 (10.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 236 (8.87%) Senior Developer
7 206 (7.74%) Software Developer
8 194 (7.29%) Web Developer
9 146 (5.49%) DBA
10 141 (5.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 137 (5.15%) Programmer
12 136 (5.11%) Software Engineer
13 133 (5.00%) Administrator
14 132 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
15 129 (4.85%) Support Analyst
16 125 (4.70%) Architect
17 118 (4.43%) SQL DBA
18 117 (4.40%) AWS Developer
19 105 (3.95%) Junior
20 92 (3.46%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1599 (60.09%) .NET
2 1156 (43.44%) ASP.NET
3 966 (36.30%) HTML
4 737 (27.70%) CSS
5 555 (20.86%) jQuery
6 551 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 349 (13.12%) WCF
8 336 (12.63%) .NET Framework
9 331 (12.44%) Web Services
10 318 (11.95%) XML
11 271 (10.18%) HTML5
12 177 (6.65%) Ajax
13 175 (6.58%) Entity Framework
14 164 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web API
15 153 (5.75%) WPF
16 149 (5.60%) J2EE
17 145 (5.45%) CSS3
18 112 (4.21%) LINQ
19 107 (4.02%) AngularJS
19 107 (4.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 177 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 109 (4.10%) Clustering
4 92 (3.46%) Replication
5 90 (3.38%) N-Tier
6 73 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 63 (2.37%) Mathematics
8 60 (2.25%) User Experience
8 60 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (2.22%) Blackberry
10 46 (1.73%) Client/Server
11 38 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
12 37 (1.39%) FMCG
13 29 (1.09%) Social Media
13 29 (1.09%) BBC
14 27 (1.01%) Data Extraction
15 25 (0.94%) Mobile App
16 22 (0.83%) Streaming Music
17 20 (0.75%) Statistics
17 20 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 799 (30.03%) Windows
2 210 (7.89%) Linux
3 186 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 153 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 88 (3.31%) UNIX
7 66 (2.48%) Android
8 58 (2.18%) Windows 7
9 55 (2.07%) Apple iOS
10 42 (1.58%) Windows 8
11 37 (1.39%) Windows 2000
12 32 (1.20%) Windows XP
12 32 (1.20%) Solaris
13 26 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.38%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.30%) CentOS
16 6 (0.23%) Debian
16 6 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 877 (32.96%) MVC
2 808 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 430 (16.16%) TDD
4 343 (12.89%) OO
5 323 (12.14%) Scrum
6 270 (10.15%) Software Engineering
7 210 (7.89%) ITIL
8 181 (6.80%) Web Development
9 179 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
10 176 (6.61%) E-Commerce
11 170 (6.39%) Web Application Development
12 148 (5.56%) BDD
12 148 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 136 (5.11%) Project Management
14 114 (4.28%) CRM
15 104 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
16 103 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
17 99 (3.72%) SOA
18 98 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
19 93 (3.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1452 (54.57%) C#
2 1279 (48.06%) SQL
3 967 (36.34%) JavaScript
4 395 (14.84%) T-SQL
5 341 (12.81%) Java
6 229 (8.61%) VB.NET
7 190 (7.14%) VB
8 153 (5.75%) PowerShell
9 107 (4.02%) C++
10 94 (3.53%) PHP
11 68 (2.56%) C
12 64 (2.41%) PL/SQL
13 63 (2.37%) Ruby
14 62 (2.33%) VBScript
15 59 (2.22%) VBA
16 56 (2.10%) VB6
17 44 (1.65%) Shell Script
18 29 (1.09%) Perl
19 28 (1.05%) Python
20 25 (0.94%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 371 (13.94%) Degree
2 215 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (3.57%) MCSE
4 86 (3.23%) MCSA
5 79 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 67 (2.52%) SC Cleared
7 58 (2.18%) MCP
8 55 (2.07%) MCITP
9 30 (1.13%) ISEB
10 28 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (0.86%) MCTS
12 22 (0.83%) ISTQB
13 16 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.49%) VCP5
15 12 (0.45%) MCDST
16 11 (0.41%) CCNA
17 10 (0.38%) MCT
18 9 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 7 (0.26%) MCPD
19 7 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.32%) QA
2 70 (2.63%) SLA
3 21 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.49%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.15%) RosettaNet
7 2 (0.075%) HL7
7 2 (0.075%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.075%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.038%) JSP 440
System Software
1 285 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 145 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 76 (2.86%) vSphere
5 67 (2.52%) XenApp
6 60 (2.25%) VMware ESX
7 48 (1.80%) vCloud
8 41 (1.54%) XenDesktop
9 29 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.38%) Terminal Server
11 8 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.19%) Xen
13 5 (0.19%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.15%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.15%) NFS
14 4 (0.15%) Varnish
15 3 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.11%) XenServer
15 3 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 64 (2.41%) Backup Exec
2 59 (2.22%) SCCM
3 44 (1.65%) SCOM
4 34 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 34 (1.28%) NetBackup
5 28 (1.05%) Puppet
6 25 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.45%) Ansible
7 12 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 12 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (0.41%) ARCserve
9 10 (0.38%) logstash
9 10 (0.38%) Data Guard
10 9 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 9 (0.34%) MOM
10 9 (0.34%) WSUS
11 8 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.26%) Nagios
13 5 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1051 (39.50%) Microsoft
2 368 (13.83%) Oracle
3 269 (10.11%) VMware
4 155 (5.82%) Citrix
5 101 (3.80%) Cisco
6 87 (3.27%) IBM
7 50 (1.88%) Symantec
8 48 (1.80%) SAP
9 47 (1.77%) Google
10 45 (1.69%) Sophos
11 43 (1.62%) Facebook
12 42 (1.58%) Sitecore
12 42 (1.58%) HP
13 36 (1.35%) Apple
14 34 (1.28%) Veritas
15 29 (1.09%) Sony
15 29 (1.09%) Yahoo!
16 28 (1.05%) Red Hat
16 28 (1.05%) Sybase
17 27 (1.01%) NetApp
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + outstanding benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20,000 - £28,000 pa
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Sanderson
Salary: £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k + bonus, pension, health, 25 days and more
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago