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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 875 1167 1297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 14.08% 15.93% 17.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.02% 54.41% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1032 1112
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1715 2145 2281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.59% 29.29% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1862 1916
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 28 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 272 £45,000 +2.85% 42
Cambridgeshire -11 221 £40,000 - 31
Essex -2 175 £40,250 +0.62% 29
Bedfordshire -5 101 £47,500 - 22
Suffolk +6 76 £35,000 -39.13% 12
Norfolk -8 33 £35,000 - 5
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 1005 (56.81%) .NET
2 960 (54.27%) C#
3 828 (46.81%) SQL
4 677 (38.27%) Microsoft
5 673 (38.04%) ASP.NET
6 570 (32.22%) MVC
7 555 (31.37%) JavaScript
8 487 (27.53%) HTML
9 477 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
10 425 (24.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 375 (21.20%) CSS
12 374 (21.14%) Windows
13 337 (19.05%) jQuery
14 306 (17.30%) SQL Server 2008
15 284 (16.05%) MS Excel
16 277 (15.66%) Finance
17 274 (15.49%) T-SQL
18 255 (14.41%) TDD
19 253 (14.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 253 (14.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 248 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
21 240 (13.57%) WCF
22 239 (13.51%) Web Development
23 227 (12.83%) .NET Framework
24 226 (12.78%) Visual Studio
25 219 (12.38%) Web Services
26 216 (12.21%) AngularJS
27 215 (12.15%) Oracle
28 212 (11.98%) Degree
29 211 (11.93%) Scrum

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
1 150 (8.48%) SharePoint
2 134 (7.57%) IIS
3 89 (5.03%) MS Exchange
4 37 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 36 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 35 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.87%) CMS
8 31 (1.75%) Apache
9 27 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (1.30%) JBoss
11 21 (1.19%) SAS
12 18 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (0.90%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
14 14 (0.79%) Umbraco
15 12 (0.68%) NServiceBus
16 11 (0.62%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 284 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 87 (4.92%) MS Office
3 9 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.51%) SPSS
4 7 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.23%) MS Project
6 3 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.057%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 58 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.02%) SAP BPC
3 14 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.28%) Magento
6 5 (0.28%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.28%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.23%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.23%) Scribe Insight
8 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.11%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.11%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.057%) Line 50
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 104 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (3.05%) Office 365
4 21 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 16 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.90%) SaaS
7 8 (0.45%) GitHub
7 8 (0.45%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.40%) PaaS
9 5 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.23%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.11%) BIME
11 2 (0.11%) Firebase
11 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.11%) IaaS
12 1 (0.057%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.057%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (4.80%) DNS
2 78 (4.41%) Firewall
3 66 (3.73%) TCP/IP
4 63 (3.56%) DHCP
5 50 (2.83%) SAN
6 36 (2.04%) VPN
7 33 (1.87%) Internet
8 29 (1.64%) LAN
8 29 (1.64%) WAN
9 22 (1.24%) NAS
10 17 (0.96%) VoIP
11 12 (0.68%) HTTP
11 12 (0.68%) iSCSI
11 12 (0.68%) SMTP
12 11 (0.62%) LDAP
12 11 (0.62%) VLAN
12 11 (0.62%) Wireless
13 10 (0.57%) FTP
14 9 (0.51%) Ethernet
15 7 (0.40%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (17.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 253 (14.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 253 (14.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 195 (11.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 168 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
4 168 (9.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 138 (7.80%) Relational Database
6 119 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 106 (5.99%) NoSQL
8 101 (5.71%) MySQL
9 77 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 71 (4.01%) Crystal Reports
11 67 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
12 55 (3.11%) Big Data
13 49 (2.77%) Power BI
14 44 (2.49%) QlikView
15 37 (2.09%) OLAP
16 36 (2.04%) Hadoop
17 34 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
18 31 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 226 (12.78%) Visual Studio
2 197 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 139 (7.86%) Git (software)
4 100 (5.65%) Subversion
5 82 (4.64%) NUnit
6 52 (2.94%) JIRA
7 47 (2.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 36 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
9 30 (1.70%) TeamCity
10 28 (1.58%) SpecFlow
11 24 (1.36%) Selenium
12 20 (1.13%) MSTest
13 18 (1.02%) Maven
14 17 (0.96%) HP UFT
15 15 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 14 (0.79%) Ranorex
17 11 (0.62%) Moq
18 10 (0.57%) Jasmine
18 10 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
19 9 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 277 (15.66%) Finance
2 52 (2.94%) Retail
3 44 (2.49%) Games
4 38 (2.15%) Marketing
5 33 (1.87%) Advertising
6 32 (1.81%) Banking
7 19 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 17 (0.96%) Music Industry
9 15 (0.85%) Legal
10 13 (0.73%) Electronics
11 11 (0.62%) Back Office
12 8 (0.45%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.34%) Military
14 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.17%) Automotive
16 3 (0.17%) Local Government
16 3 (0.17%) Publishing
17 2 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 1035 (58.51%) Developer
2 501 (28.32%) .NET Developer
3 465 (26.29%) C# Developer
4 283 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 206 (11.64%) Analyst
6 169 (9.55%) SQL Developer
7 144 (8.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 130 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 129 (7.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 126 (7.12%) Web Developer
11 102 (5.77%) Senior Developer
12 86 (4.86%) Applications Support
13 82 (4.64%) Support Analyst
14 77 (4.35%) Programmer
15 74 (4.18%) Administrator
15 74 (4.18%) SQL Analyst
16 71 (4.01%) DBA
17 70 (3.96%) C# Programmer
18 69 (3.90%) Junior
19 68 (3.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1005 (56.81%) .NET
2 673 (38.04%) ASP.NET
3 487 (27.53%) HTML
4 425 (24.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 375 (21.20%) CSS
6 337 (19.05%) jQuery
7 240 (13.57%) WCF
8 227 (12.83%) .NET Framework
9 219 (12.38%) Web Services
10 216 (12.21%) AngularJS
11 208 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 167 (9.44%) XML
13 162 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 140 (7.91%) HTML5
15 138 (7.80%) RESTful
16 137 (7.74%) Entity Framework
17 106 (5.99%) Ajax
17 106 (5.99%) Node.js
18 95 (5.37%) CSS3
19 81 (4.58%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 193 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 71 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 58 (3.28%) User Experience
5 48 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 41 (2.32%) Mathematics
7 39 (2.20%) iPad
8 37 (2.09%) Driving Licence
9 36 (2.04%) Replication
10 32 (1.81%) Algorithms
10 32 (1.81%) Social Media
11 28 (1.58%) Clustering
11 28 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.47%) BBC
13 23 (1.30%) Data Integration
14 20 (1.13%) Statistics
15 19 (1.07%) Data Centre
15 19 (1.07%) Visualisation
16 18 (1.02%) Client/Server
17 13 (0.73%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 374 (21.14%) Windows
2 201 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 116 (6.56%) Linux
4 94 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 31 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (1.70%) Unix
8 29 (1.64%) Android
9 22 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 21 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.79%) Windows 10
13 12 (0.68%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.51%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.34%) CentOS
16 5 (0.28%) Solaris
17 3 (0.17%) AIX
17 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (32.22%) MVC
2 477 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (14.41%) TDD
4 248 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
5 239 (13.51%) Web Development
6 211 (11.93%) Scrum
7 159 (8.99%) Unit Testing
8 156 (8.82%) BDD
9 144 (8.14%) Web Application Development
10 138 (7.80%) SDLC
11 133 (7.52%) Software Engineering
12 131 (7.41%) OO
13 129 (7.29%) Project Management
14 122 (6.90%) ETL
15 107 (6.05%) Analytics
16 91 (5.14%) CRM
17 89 (5.03%) ITIL
18 82 (4.64%) E-Commerce
19 72 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
20 70 (3.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 960 (54.27%) C#
2 828 (46.81%) SQL
3 555 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 274 (15.49%) T-SQL
5 136 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 117 (6.61%) Java
7 90 (5.09%) Ruby
8 76 (4.30%) PowerShell
9 68 (3.84%) VB
10 57 (3.22%) VBA
11 43 (2.43%) C++
12 31 (1.75%) PL/SQL
13 24 (1.36%) C
14 21 (1.19%) Python
15 20 (1.13%) PHP
16 18 (1.02%) VBScript
17 17 (0.96%) ABAP
18 14 (0.79%) R
19 11 (0.62%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 212 (11.98%) Degree
2 96 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 39 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.36%) MCSE
6 21 (1.19%) MCITP
6 21 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (1.02%) MCSA
8 16 (0.90%) CCNA
8 16 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.85%) ISEB
10 13 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.62%) MCP
12 9 (0.51%) MCDST
13 8 (0.45%) CCNP
13 8 (0.45%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.40%) CEH
14 7 (0.40%) MCTS
14 7 (0.40%) SSCP
15 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.34%) QA
2 38 (2.15%) SLA
3 17 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) SDET
6 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 157 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 99 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.92%) XenApp
5 20 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (1.07%) XenDesktop
7 16 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.90%) vSphere
8 11 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.40%) NFS
12 5 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.23%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.11%) Docker
14 2 (0.11%) XenServer
15 1 (0.057%) UAG
15 1 (0.057%) vCloud
15 1 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (2.09%) SCCM
2 33 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (1.24%) SCOM
4 8 (0.45%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.34%) WSUS
6 5 (0.28%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.17%) Control-M
8 3 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.17%) Simpana
9 2 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.11%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.11%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.057%) Ansible
10 1 (0.057%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
Vendors
1 677 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 215 (12.15%) Oracle
3 122 (6.90%) VMware
4 86 (4.86%) Citrix
5 71 (4.01%) SAP
6 61 (3.45%) Cisco
7 55 (3.11%) Tableau
8 54 (3.05%) HP
9 38 (2.15%) Cognos
10 37 (2.09%) Facebook
11 35 (1.98%) Apple
11 35 (1.98%) Google
11 35 (1.98%) IBM
12 26 (1.47%) Sony
12 26 (1.47%) Yahoo!
13 25 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
14 22 (1.24%) Telerik
15 19 (1.07%) Xamarin
16 18 (1.02%) Veeam
17 16 (0.90%) Remedy
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + fantastic base + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: Yesterday
Cromer, Norfolk
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + bonuses + career progre
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago