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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1312 1517 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.09% 20.93% 20.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.65% 63.39% 63.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1392 1682
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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
2316 2393 2896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.18% 33.02% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 2112 2469
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 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Cambridgeshire -3 339 £40,500 +1.25% 43
Hertfordshire -3 333 £42,500 +13.33% 48
Bedfordshire +2 280 £43,900 -2.44% 26
Essex 0 207 £40,000 - 24
Suffolk -6 84 £40,000 +23.07% 16
Norfolk -1 74 £35,000 - 11
East Anglia - 2 £27,500 - 2
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1842 (62.10%) .NET
2 1677 (56.54%) C#
3 1538 (51.85%) SQL
4 1308 (44.10%) ASP.NET
5 1122 (37.83%) Microsoft
6 844 (28.46%) JavaScript
7 815 (27.48%) MVC
8 763 (25.72%) Windows
9 690 (23.26%) HTML
10 652 (21.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 627 (21.14%) WCF
12 580 (19.55%) CSS
13 548 (18.48%) TDD
14 538 (18.14%) MS Excel
15 513 (17.30%) T-SQL
16 512 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 479 (16.15%) Oracle
18 456 (15.37%) jQuery
19 431 (14.53%) XML
20 429 (14.46%) Finance
21 426 (14.36%) Web Services
22 423 (14.26%) Visual Studio
23 413 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 400 (13.49%) .NET Framework
25 399 (13.45%) Scrum
26 378 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
27 367 (12.37%) Degree
28 362 (12.20%) VB.NET
29 357 (12.04%) OO
30 347 (11.70%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 347 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 261 (8.80%) IIS
3 152 (5.12%) MS Exchange
4 101 (3.41%) CMS
5 88 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
6 85 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 72 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 70 (2.36%) WebSphere
9 56 (1.89%) Node.js
10 54 (1.82%) WebLogic
11 49 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 46 (1.55%) Apache
13 41 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 41 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
14 37 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
15 29 (0.98%) Tomcat
16 28 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
17 23 (0.78%) GlassFish
18 21 (0.71%) Umbraco
19 20 (0.67%) Lync
Applications
1 538 (18.14%) MS Excel
2 127 (4.28%) MS Office
3 14 (0.47%) MS Project
4 11 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.27%) Mingle
8 6 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.067%) FastStats
11 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.034%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.034%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 56 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 16 (0.54%) Magento
6 13 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
8 7 (0.24%) Sage 200
8 7 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.13%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.10%) AWD
11 2 (0.067%) CubeCart
11 2 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.067%) assyst
11 2 (0.067%) SalesLogix
12 1 (0.034%) Temenos Globus
12 1 (0.034%) Cognos TM1
12 1 (0.034%) Visualfiles
12 1 (0.034%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 73 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (1.21%) SaaS
3 24 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.34%) Force.com
7 8 (0.27%) Office 365
7 8 (0.27%) GitHub
8 6 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.10%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.034%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.034%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.034%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 108 (3.64%) Firewall
2 101 (3.41%) SAN
3 95 (3.20%) Internet
4 83 (2.80%) DNS
5 74 (2.49%) TCP/IP
6 60 (2.02%) LAN
7 58 (1.96%) DHCP
8 55 (1.85%) WAN
9 45 (1.52%) NAS
10 43 (1.45%) HTTP
11 34 (1.15%) VoIP
12 25 (0.84%) Intranet
13 24 (0.81%) VPN
14 23 (0.78%) VLAN
15 20 (0.67%) Network Security
15 20 (0.67%) SMS
15 20 (0.67%) SSL
16 16 (0.54%) HTTPS
16 16 (0.54%) NFC
17 14 (0.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 652 (21.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 413 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 330 (11.13%) Relational Database
4 320 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 269 (9.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 254 (8.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 190 (6.41%) MySQL
8 172 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
9 171 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 106 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
11 94 (3.17%) RDBMS
11 94 (3.17%) Oracle Database
12 69 (2.33%) NoSQL
12 69 (2.33%) Data Mining
13 67 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 65 (2.19%) DB2
15 60 (2.02%) OLAP
16 59 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
17 49 (1.65%) DTS
18 41 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 423 (14.26%) Visual Studio
2 257 (8.66%) NUnit
3 246 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 151 (5.09%) Subversion
5 145 (4.89%) MSTest
6 141 (4.75%) Rhino Mocks
7 131 (4.42%) Moq
8 108 (3.64%) Git (software)
9 64 (2.16%) TeamCity
10 63 (2.12%) Maven
11 60 (2.02%) Ant
12 41 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 39 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 33 (1.11%) Selenium
15 31 (1.05%) ReSharper
15 31 (1.05%) Eclipse
16 28 (0.94%) JIRA
17 26 (0.88%) MSBuild
18 22 (0.74%) Gradle
19 17 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 429 (14.46%) Finance
2 117 (3.94%) Marketing
3 107 (3.61%) Retail
4 63 (2.12%) Banking
5 61 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 44 (1.48%) Games
7 38 (1.28%) Advertising
8 31 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (0.84%) Music Industry
10 22 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.67%) Automotive
12 16 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.54%) Back Office
13 13 (0.44%) Law
13 13 (0.44%) Billing
14 8 (0.27%) Legal
15 4 (0.13%) Electronics
15 4 (0.13%) Local Government
16 3 (0.10%) Dutch Language
17 2 (0.067%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1821 (61.40%) Developer
2 721 (24.31%) .NET Developer
3 532 (17.94%) C# Developer
4 366 (12.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 347 (11.70%) Analyst
6 344 (11.60%) Senior Developer
7 230 (7.75%) Software Developer
8 211 (7.11%) DBA
9 201 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 186 (6.27%) Web Developer
11 180 (6.07%) SQL DBA
12 178 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
13 152 (5.12%) Administrator
14 128 (4.32%) Java Developer
15 126 (4.25%) Architect
16 125 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
17 124 (4.18%) Senior .NET Developer
18 99 (3.34%) Junior
19 94 (3.17%) Software Engineer
20 86 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1842 (62.10%) .NET
2 1308 (44.10%) ASP.NET
3 690 (23.26%) HTML
4 627 (21.14%) WCF
5 580 (19.55%) CSS
6 512 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 456 (15.37%) jQuery
8 431 (14.53%) XML
9 426 (14.36%) Web Services
10 400 (13.49%) .NET Framework
11 294 (9.91%) WPF
12 229 (7.72%) WinForms
13 202 (6.81%) Ajax
14 165 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 162 (5.46%) HTML5
16 151 (5.09%) Silverlight
16 151 (5.09%) XSLT
17 149 (5.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 145 (4.89%) LINQ
19 124 (4.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 185 (6.24%) Computer Science
2 101 (3.41%) Clustering
3 94 (3.17%) N-Tier
4 74 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
5 68 (2.29%) Replication
6 61 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
7 55 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 41 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 34 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 33 (1.11%) Blackberry
10 33 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 33 (1.11%) Social Media
11 30 (1.01%) BBC
12 27 (0.91%) Tandem
13 25 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
14 20 (0.67%) GIS
15 19 (0.64%) Open Source
16 18 (0.61%) Kindle
16 18 (0.61%) Statistics
17 16 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 763 (25.72%) Windows
2 179 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (5.12%) Linux
4 99 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 89 (3.00%) Android
6 72 (2.43%) UNIX
7 71 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (2.09%) Apple iOS
9 50 (1.69%) Windows 7
10 38 (1.28%) Windows XP
11 29 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.64%) Windows Phone
13 16 (0.54%) Windows Vista
14 12 (0.40%) Solaris
14 12 (0.40%) AIX
14 12 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.37%) CentOS
16 10 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.24%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (27.48%) MVC
2 548 (18.48%) TDD
3 399 (13.45%) Scrum
4 378 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
5 357 (12.04%) OO
6 253 (8.53%) Software Engineering
7 194 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
8 176 (5.93%) Web Application Development
9 168 (5.66%) E-Commerce
10 154 (5.19%) Web Development
11 149 (5.02%) CRM
12 148 (4.99%) BDD
13 141 (4.75%) OOP
14 128 (4.32%) Unit Testing
15 124 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
16 118 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
16 118 (3.98%) ITIL
17 116 (3.91%) Project Management
18 114 (3.84%) Multithreading
19 113 (3.81%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1677 (56.54%) C#
2 1538 (51.85%) SQL
3 844 (28.46%) JavaScript
4 513 (17.30%) T-SQL
5 362 (12.20%) VB.NET
6 306 (10.32%) Java
7 210 (7.08%) VB
8 133 (4.48%) C++
9 127 (4.28%) PL/SQL
10 108 (3.64%) PHP
11 87 (2.93%) VBA
12 72 (2.43%) Ruby
13 69 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 69 (2.33%) C
14 55 (1.85%) VB6
15 39 (1.31%) VBScript
16 37 (1.25%) XAML
17 27 (0.91%) Shell Script
18 20 (0.67%) Python
18 20 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 367 (12.37%) Degree
2 228 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (3.47%) MCP
4 95 (3.20%) MCTS
5 76 (2.56%) MCSD
6 66 (2.23%) MCSE
7 59 (1.99%) MCAD
8 43 (1.45%) Security Cleared
9 41 (1.38%) MCITP
10 39 (1.31%) MCSA
11 32 (1.08%) CCNA
11 32 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (0.74%) ISEB
14 15 (0.51%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.44%) CCNP
16 12 (0.40%) CCIP
16 12 (0.40%) CCSP
17 11 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 10 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (2.66%) QA
2 35 (1.18%) SLA
3 32 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.34%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.24%) COBIT
6 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.067%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.034%) WCAG
8 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.034%) HL7
System Software
1 165 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 128 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.18%) vSphere
5 31 (1.05%) VMware ESX
6 27 (0.91%) ISA Server
7 23 (0.78%) XenApp
8 21 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.67%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (0.30%) XenServer
10 9 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (0.30%) UAG
11 8 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.20%) HDFS
14 5 (0.17%) vCloud
15 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.067%) MetaFrame
16 2 (0.067%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 18 (0.61%) SCCM
1 18 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 16 (0.54%) Backup Exec
3 11 (0.37%) MOM
3 11 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.30%) OpenSSO
5 8 (0.27%) Puppet
6 7 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (0.24%) Nagios
6 7 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 7 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.17%) WSUS
9 4 (0.13%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.13%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.13%) logstash
10 3 (0.10%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.10%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1122 (37.83%) Microsoft
2 479 (16.15%) Oracle
3 227 (7.65%) VMware
4 98 (3.30%) Citrix
5 69 (2.33%) JBoss
5 69 (2.33%) Cisco
6 54 (1.82%) Google
7 50 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 46 (1.55%) SAP
9 39 (1.31%) Cognos
9 39 (1.31%) HP
10 38 (1.28%) DevExpress
11 34 (1.15%) Facebook
11 34 (1.15%) Symantec
12 32 (1.08%) NetApp
13 31 (1.05%) Apple
13 31 (1.05%) Sony
13 31 (1.05%) EPiServer
13 31 (1.05%) Red Gate
14 30 (1.01%) Yahoo!
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