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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1045 1439 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 14.94% 18.87% 19.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.07% 61.79% 61.37%
Number of salaries quoted 880 1239 1493
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average 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
1831 2329 2801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.18% 30.54% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1531 1961 2391
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +2 287 £40,000 - 27
Hertfordshire -7 250 £42,500 -5.55% 24
Essex +1 240 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Bedfordshire 0 174 £47,500 +5.55% 24
Suffolk -1 96 £35,000 -17.64% 14
Norfolk -13 18 £35,000 -12.50% 7
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1164 (55.51%) .NET
2 1043 (49.74%) C#
3 942 (44.92%) SQL
4 863 (41.15%) ASP.NET
5 854 (40.72%) Microsoft
6 730 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
7 702 (33.48%) JavaScript
8 685 (32.67%) MVC
9 678 (32.33%) HTML
10 563 (26.85%) Windows
11 515 (24.56%) CSS
12 487 (23.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 425 (20.27%) jQuery
14 406 (19.36%) MS Excel
15 383 (18.26%) T-SQL
16 352 (16.79%) Finance
17 349 (16.64%) SQL Server 2008
18 339 (16.17%) WCF
19 320 (15.26%) TDD
20 315 (15.02%) Oracle
21 303 (14.45%) Degree
22 301 (14.35%) Web Development
23 288 (13.73%) Windows Server
24 285 (13.59%) .NET Framework
25 284 (13.54%) Visual Studio
26 282 (13.45%) Web Services
27 267 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 259 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 250 (11.92%) HTML5
29 250 (11.92%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 199 (9.49%) IIS
2 140 (6.68%) SharePoint
3 128 (6.10%) MS Exchange
4 109 (5.20%) Node.js
5 76 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 51 (2.43%) JBoss
7 49 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 48 (2.29%) WebSphere
9 47 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 44 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
11 37 (1.76%) CMS
12 36 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 34 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
14 32 (1.53%) WebLogic
15 31 (1.48%) Apache
16 25 (1.19%) Tomcat
17 24 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
18 23 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
19 21 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
20 18 (0.86%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 406 (19.36%) MS Excel
2 115 (5.48%) MS Office
3 18 (0.86%) MS Project
4 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.095%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.095%) SPSS
8 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (0.72%) SDL Web 8
4 7 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.24%) AWD
5 5 (0.24%) Scribe Insight
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.19%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.095%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.095%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.095%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.095%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.095%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.048%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.048%) Lorenzo
9 1 (0.048%) MIS ActiveH
9 1 (0.048%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.048%) Orchard Housing
9 1 (0.048%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 116 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (3.58%) Office 365
4 23 (1.10%) SaaS
5 19 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (0.91%) GitHub
6 18 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.52%) PaaS
10 5 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.24%) IaaS
11 4 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.19%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.095%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.095%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 162 (7.73%) Firewall
2 123 (5.87%) SAN
3 103 (4.91%) VPN
4 89 (4.24%) DNS
5 79 (3.77%) DHCP
6 77 (3.67%) LAN
6 77 (3.67%) WAN
7 74 (3.53%) TCP/IP
8 67 (3.20%) VLAN
9 63 (3.00%) NAS
10 50 (2.38%) Internet
11 44 (2.10%) SSL
12 39 (1.86%) VoIP
13 35 (1.67%) Wireless
14 28 (1.34%) IMAP
14 28 (1.34%) SMTP
15 27 (1.29%) DMZ
16 22 (1.05%) HTTP
17 21 (1.00%) LDAP
18 19 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (16.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 267 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 259 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 236 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 193 (9.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 181 (8.63%) Relational Database
7 174 (8.30%) MySQL
8 152 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
9 140 (6.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 121 (5.77%) NoSQL
11 67 (3.20%) Oracle Database
12 61 (2.91%) RDBMS
13 59 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
14 53 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 43 (2.05%) Big Data
16 42 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
17 37 (1.76%) MS Access
18 34 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
19 29 (1.38%) QlikView
20 26 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 284 (13.54%) Visual Studio
2 225 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 182 (8.68%) Git (software)
4 84 (4.01%) Subversion
5 76 (3.62%) NUnit
6 68 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 62 (2.96%) Selenium
8 49 (2.34%) Rhino Mocks
9 37 (1.76%) TeamCity
10 36 (1.72%) JIRA
11 32 (1.53%) Moq
12 23 (1.10%) JUnit
12 23 (1.10%) Maven
13 16 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (0.76%) ReSharper
14 15 (0.72%) Cucumber
14 15 (0.72%) MSTest
15 14 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 12 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 352 (16.79%) Finance
2 67 (3.20%) Retail
3 66 (3.15%) Banking
4 61 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 57 (2.72%) Advertising
5 57 (2.72%) Games
6 37 (1.76%) Marketing
7 34 (1.62%) Legal
8 20 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.91%) Law
10 12 (0.57%) Electronics
11 10 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.48%) French Language
12 9 (0.43%) Back Office
13 7 (0.33%) German Language
14 6 (0.29%) Automotive
14 6 (0.29%) Front Office
14 6 (0.29%) Publishing
15 5 (0.24%) iGaming
15 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1220 (58.18%) Developer
2 683 (32.57%) .NET Developer
3 482 (22.99%) C# Developer
4 365 (17.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 265 (12.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 228 (10.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 218 (10.40%) SQL Developer
8 198 (9.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 188 (8.97%) Analyst
10 176 (8.39%) Senior Developer
11 167 (7.96%) Web Developer
12 125 (5.96%) DBA
13 114 (5.44%) Programmer
14 108 (5.15%) Software Developer
15 106 (5.05%) Senior .NET Developer
16 104 (4.96%) .NET Web Developer
17 103 (4.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 89 (4.24%) SQL DBA
19 88 (4.20%) Senior C# Developer
20 86 (4.10%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1164 (55.51%) .NET
2 863 (41.15%) ASP.NET
3 678 (32.33%) HTML
4 515 (24.56%) CSS
5 487 (23.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 425 (20.27%) jQuery
7 339 (16.17%) WCF
8 285 (13.59%) .NET Framework
9 282 (13.45%) Web Services
10 250 (11.92%) HTML5
11 224 (10.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 223 (10.63%) AngularJS
13 205 (9.78%) Ajax
14 202 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 199 (9.49%) XML
16 170 (8.11%) Entity Framework
17 157 (7.49%) RESTful
18 151 (7.20%) CSS3
19 122 (5.82%) KnockoutJS
20 116 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 200 (9.54%) Computer Science
2 139 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (4.20%) Replication
4 70 (3.34%) User Experience
5 61 (2.91%) Mathematics
6 59 (2.81%) Data Centre
7 58 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
8 55 (2.62%) Clustering
9 50 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 49 (2.34%) Blackberry
11 47 (2.24%) Data Integration
12 42 (2.00%) Mobile App
12 42 (2.00%) Visualisation
13 35 (1.67%) Cryptography
14 34 (1.62%) iPhone
14 34 (1.62%) Social Media
15 29 (1.38%) N-Tier
16 27 (1.29%) PDA
17 25 (1.19%) BBC
18 24 (1.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 563 (26.85%) Windows
2 288 (13.73%) Windows Server
3 163 (7.77%) Linux
4 152 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (2.62%) Windows 7
8 54 (2.58%) Windows 8
9 53 (2.53%) Unix
10 48 (2.29%) Android
11 37 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (1.53%) Windows XP
13 28 (1.34%) Windows 10
14 27 (1.29%) Windows Vista
15 14 (0.67%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.29%) AIX
17 4 (0.19%) CentOS
18 3 (0.14%) Solaris
19 1 (0.048%) Debian
19 1 (0.048%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 730 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 685 (32.67%) MVC
3 320 (15.26%) TDD
4 301 (14.35%) Web Development
5 250 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
6 230 (10.97%) OO
7 220 (10.49%) Scrum
8 197 (9.39%) Software Engineering
9 180 (8.58%) BDD
10 155 (7.39%) Web Application Development
11 139 (6.63%) Mentoring
12 137 (6.53%) Unit Testing
13 127 (6.06%) Project Management
13 127 (6.06%) SDLC
14 124 (5.91%) ITIL
15 110 (5.25%) Analytics
16 100 (4.77%) Workflow
17 97 (4.63%) E-Commerce
17 97 (4.63%) ETL
18 86 (4.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1043 (49.74%) C#
2 942 (44.92%) SQL
3 702 (33.48%) JavaScript
4 383 (18.26%) T-SQL
5 226 (10.78%) Java
6 210 (10.01%) VB.NET
7 96 (4.58%) Ruby
8 78 (3.72%) PowerShell
9 70 (3.34%) C++
10 66 (3.15%) VB
11 65 (3.10%) C
12 52 (2.48%) PL/SQL
13 39 (1.86%) VBScript
14 38 (1.81%) Python
15 37 (1.76%) PHP
16 31 (1.48%) VBA
17 30 (1.43%) Perl
18 23 (1.10%) Scala
19 20 (0.95%) Bash Shell
19 20 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 303 (14.45%) Degree
2 125 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (3.24%) MCSA
4 51 (2.43%) MCSE
5 33 (1.57%) Security Cleared
6 29 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 28 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (1.34%) ISEB
8 27 (1.29%) MCITP
9 23 (1.10%) MCDST
9 23 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (1.05%) ISTQB
11 20 (0.95%) MCP
12 19 (0.91%) CCNA
13 17 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.72%) CCNP
14 15 (0.72%) Postgraduate
15 8 (0.38%) HNC
15 8 (0.38%) HND
16 6 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.72%) QA
2 61 (2.91%) SLA
3 14 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.14%) HL7
7 2 (0.095%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.048%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 184 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 127 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 53 (2.53%) vSphere
5 45 (2.15%) XenApp
6 31 (1.48%) Terminal Services
7 27 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (1.00%) NFS
8 21 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (0.81%) VMware ESX
10 13 (0.62%) Xen
11 11 (0.52%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.19%) iptables
12 4 (0.19%) KVM
12 4 (0.19%) Postfix
13 3 (0.14%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.14%) XenServer
14 2 (0.095%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.095%) vCloud
15 1 (0.048%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 28 (1.34%) Backup Exec
2 23 (1.10%) Data Guard
3 22 (1.05%) SCOM
4 16 (0.76%) SCCM
5 10 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.29%) Puppet
7 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.19%) Ansible
8 4 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.19%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.19%) MOM
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.19%) WSUS
9 3 (0.14%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.095%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.095%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.095%) Simpana
11 1 (0.048%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 854 (40.72%) Microsoft
2 315 (15.02%) Oracle
3 178 (8.49%) VMware
4 120 (5.72%) Cisco
5 88 (4.20%) Citrix
6 75 (3.58%) Apple
7 67 (3.20%) HP
8 55 (2.62%) Tableau
9 47 (2.24%) Facebook
10 46 (2.19%) IBM
11 45 (2.15%) Google
12 42 (2.00%) Dell
13 34 (1.62%) RedGate
14 30 (1.43%) 3PAR
14 30 (1.43%) Avaya
15 28 (1.34%) Draytek
15 28 (1.34%) Red Hat
16 27 (1.29%) SAP
17 25 (1.19%) Sony
17 25 (1.19%) Yahoo!
Hertfordshire
Louis Hampshire
Salary: Circa £70k plus Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Metaskil
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum upto £42k plus bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexitime, Overtime, Holidays
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Tec Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
JM Group
Salary: Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum + Flexible Hours + Working from home
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wickford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Metaskil
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Metaskil
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,500 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago