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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 938 1094 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 14.71% 15.18% 15.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.23% 56.25% 56.54%
Number of salaries quoted 798 949 1068
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £27,675
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
1762 1945 2232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.63% 27.00% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1681 1866
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -3 296 £47,500 +5.55% 32
Essex -1 203 £46,924 +4.27% 15
Cambridgeshire -11 159 £40,000 - 34
Bedfordshire 0 132 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Suffolk +11 94 £35,000 -28.20% 13
Norfolk +1 57 £35,000 +3.70% 5
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 1062 (58.67%) .NET
2 1016 (56.13%) C#
3 835 (46.13%) SQL
4 704 (38.90%) ASP.NET
5 652 (36.02%) Microsoft
6 631 (34.86%) MVC
7 576 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 537 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
9 535 (29.56%) HTML
10 446 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 420 (23.20%) CSS
12 381 (21.05%) Windows
13 326 (18.01%) jQuery
14 315 (17.40%) Finance
15 292 (16.13%) TDD
16 280 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
17 274 (15.14%) T-SQL
18 271 (14.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 266 (14.70%) ASP.NET Web API
19 266 (14.70%) .NET Framework
20 259 (14.31%) MS Excel
21 254 (14.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 244 (13.48%) Visual Studio
23 240 (13.26%) AngularJS
24 238 (13.15%) Web Development
25 236 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
26 233 (12.87%) WCF
27 231 (12.76%) Web Services
28 229 (12.65%) Scrum
29 210 (11.60%) Team Foundation Server

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
1 159 (8.78%) SharePoint
2 125 (6.91%) IIS
3 88 (4.86%) MS Exchange
4 50 (2.76%) Apache
5 48 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 34 (1.88%) CMS
7 29 (1.60%) JBoss
7 29 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 28 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (1.10%) SAS
12 19 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 17 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
13 17 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 16 (0.88%) GlassFish
15 15 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
17 12 (0.66%) Moodle
Applications
1 259 (14.31%) MS Excel
2 51 (2.82%) MS Office
3 12 (0.66%) SPSS
4 5 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.17%) MS Project
7 2 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.055%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 63 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.88%) SAP BPC
3 10 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.55%) SAP CRM
4 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.33%) Magento
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.22%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.22%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
7 3 (0.17%) nopCommerce
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.11%) Maximo
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.11%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.11%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.10%) Office 365
4 25 (1.38%) SaaS
5 11 (0.61%) PaaS
6 10 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.39%) IaaS
8 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.22%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.055%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.055%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.055%) BIME
11 1 (0.055%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.36%) Firewall
2 68 (3.76%) DNS
2 68 (3.76%) TCP/IP
3 46 (2.54%) DHCP
4 40 (2.21%) SAN
5 30 (1.66%) Internet
6 22 (1.22%) VPN
7 20 (1.10%) LAN
7 20 (1.10%) WAN
8 19 (1.05%) VoIP
9 13 (0.72%) iSCSI
10 11 (0.61%) FTP
11 8 (0.44%) HTTP
11 8 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.33%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.33%) LDAP
13 5 (0.28%) Bluetooth
13 5 (0.28%) Intranet
13 5 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 271 (14.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 254 (14.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 199 (10.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 189 (10.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 155 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
7 145 (8.01%) Relational Database
8 118 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 114 (6.30%) MySQL
10 105 (5.80%) NoSQL
11 104 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 69 (3.81%) Big Data
13 54 (2.98%) Crystal Reports
14 52 (2.87%) RDBMS
15 46 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
16 45 (2.49%) Power BI
17 43 (2.38%) QlikView
18 41 (2.27%) DTS
19 39 (2.15%) OLAP
19 39 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 244 (13.48%) Visual Studio
2 210 (11.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 146 (8.07%) Git (software)
4 97 (5.36%) NUnit
5 86 (4.75%) Subversion
6 63 (3.48%) JIRA
7 56 (3.09%) Selenium
8 50 (2.76%) SpecFlow
9 35 (1.93%) TeamCity
10 34 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
11 33 (1.82%) MSTest
12 32 (1.77%) Jenkins
13 29 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
14 28 (1.55%) Moq
15 27 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 19 (1.05%) HP UFT
17 15 (0.83%) Maven
17 15 (0.83%) WebDriver
18 14 (0.77%) Ranorex
18 14 (0.77%) ReSharper
General
1 315 (17.40%) Finance
2 54 (2.98%) Marketing
3 48 (2.65%) Retail
4 37 (2.04%) Banking
5 34 (1.88%) Advertising
6 25 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.33%) Games
7 24 (1.33%) Legal
8 22 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.99%) Music Industry
10 14 (0.77%) Electronics
11 11 (0.61%) Publishing
12 8 (0.44%) Automotive
12 8 (0.44%) Military
13 7 (0.39%) Back Office
13 7 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.17%) Billing
16 3 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 1044 (57.68%) Developer
2 488 (26.96%) .NET Developer
3 478 (26.41%) C# Developer
4 268 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 222 (12.27%) Analyst
6 163 (9.01%) SQL Developer
7 140 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 135 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
9 118 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 116 (6.41%) Senior Developer
11 110 (6.08%) DBA
12 105 (5.80%) Web Developer
13 91 (5.03%) Applications Support
14 88 (4.86%) Support Analyst
15 79 (4.36%) Administrator
15 79 (4.36%) Architect
16 74 (4.09%) SQL DBA
17 73 (4.03%) Programmer
17 73 (4.03%) SQL Analyst
18 65 (3.59%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1062 (58.67%) .NET
2 704 (38.90%) ASP.NET
3 535 (29.56%) HTML
4 446 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 420 (23.20%) CSS
6 326 (18.01%) jQuery
7 266 (14.70%) .NET Framework
7 266 (14.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 240 (13.26%) AngularJS
9 233 (12.87%) WCF
10 231 (12.76%) Web Services
11 179 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 165 (9.12%) RESTful
13 157 (8.67%) Entity Framework
14 156 (8.62%) HTML5
15 153 (8.45%) XML
16 107 (5.91%) Ajax
17 102 (5.64%) Node.js
18 97 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
19 94 (5.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 208 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 69 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 44 (2.43%) User Experience
6 42 (2.32%) Replication
7 40 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (2.10%) Clustering
9 32 (1.77%) Social Media
10 30 (1.66%) Algorithms
10 30 (1.66%) Mathematics
11 29 (1.60%) iPad
12 26 (1.44%) BBC
12 26 (1.44%) Driving Licence
13 23 (1.27%) Visualisation
14 22 (1.22%) Data Integration
15 21 (1.16%) Client/Server
15 21 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
16 17 (0.94%) Statistics
16 17 (0.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 381 (21.05%) Windows
2 204 (11.27%) Windows Server
3 139 (7.68%) Linux
4 73 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (1.71%) Unix
7 27 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.22%) Android
8 22 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 21 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.72%) CentOS
13 8 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.33%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.28%) Solaris
16 3 (0.17%) AIX
16 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (34.86%) MVC
2 537 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (16.13%) TDD
4 238 (13.15%) Web Development
5 236 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 229 (12.65%) Scrum
7 209 (11.55%) Unit Testing
8 180 (9.94%) SDLC
9 172 (9.50%) BDD
10 153 (8.45%) Web Application Development
11 136 (7.51%) Software Engineering
12 122 (6.74%) ETL
13 121 (6.69%) OO
14 108 (5.97%) Analytics
14 108 (5.97%) Project Management
15 95 (5.25%) CRM
16 94 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
17 87 (4.81%) E-Commerce
18 73 (4.03%) ITIL
19 71 (3.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1016 (56.13%) C#
2 835 (46.13%) SQL
3 576 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 274 (15.14%) T-SQL
5 148 (8.18%) Java
6 143 (7.90%) VB.NET
7 112 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 86 (4.75%) Ruby
9 61 (3.37%) VB
10 53 (2.93%) VBA
11 43 (2.38%) C++
12 28 (1.55%) C
12 28 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 27 (1.49%) TypeScript
14 26 (1.44%) PHP
15 24 (1.33%) Python
16 23 (1.27%) ABAP
16 23 (1.27%) PL/SQL
17 18 (0.99%) VBScript
18 10 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 208 (11.49%) Degree
2 106 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.38%) MCSE
6 20 (1.10%) MCSA
7 19 (1.05%) ISEB
7 19 (1.05%) MCITP
8 15 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (0.66%) MCP
10 11 (0.61%) CEH
10 11 (0.61%) SSCP
11 10 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.50%) CCNA
13 8 (0.44%) MCDST
14 7 (0.39%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.39%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.33%) MCSD
15 6 (0.33%) MCTS
16 5 (0.28%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.48%) QA
2 44 (2.43%) SLA
3 19 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 127 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 91 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (1.10%) XenApp
6 17 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.88%) vSphere
8 15 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.61%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.22%) Docker
12 4 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.055%) NFS
15 1 (0.055%) UAG
15 1 (0.055%) vCloud
15 1 (0.055%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (1.60%) SCCM
3 14 (0.77%) SCOM
4 12 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.55%) Nagios
6 7 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.33%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.33%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.33%) WSUS
8 4 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (0.22%) Opsview
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.17%) Control-M
9 3 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.17%) Simpana
10 2 (0.11%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 652 (36.02%) Microsoft
2 208 (11.49%) Oracle
3 113 (6.24%) VMware
4 79 (4.36%) SAP
5 76 (4.20%) Citrix
6 64 (3.54%) Cisco
7 63 (3.48%) HP
8 53 (2.93%) Tableau
9 40 (2.21%) Facebook
10 39 (2.15%) IBM
11 36 (1.99%) Google
12 35 (1.93%) Cognos
13 28 (1.55%) Sitecore
14 26 (1.44%) Apple
14 26 (1.44%) Sony
14 26 (1.44%) Yahoo!
15 25 (1.38%) EMC
16 24 (1.33%) Xamarin
17 21 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
18 18 (0.99%) CheckPoint
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