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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1413 1467 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.31% 18.02% 21.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.20% 58.08% 64.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1295 1547
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
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
2387 2526 2578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.93% 31.03% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2021 2186 2288
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -1 425 £45,000 +8.43% 41
Cambridgeshire +5 320 £40,000 - 61
Essex +2 278 £37,500 -11.76% 26
Bedfordshire -4 233 £45,000 - 22
Suffolk -9 102 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Norfolk +1 65 £38,500 +8.07% 8
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1744 (61.30%) .NET
2 1550 (54.48%) C#
3 1393 (48.96%) SQL
4 1220 (42.88%) ASP.NET
5 1097 (38.56%) Microsoft
6 1015 (35.68%) JavaScript
7 990 (34.80%) HTML
8 914 (32.13%) MVC
9 877 (30.83%) Windows
10 862 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
11 723 (25.41%) CSS
12 603 (21.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 591 (20.77%) jQuery
14 588 (20.67%) MS Excel
15 495 (17.40%) SQL Server 2008
16 482 (16.94%) TDD
17 439 (15.43%) T-SQL
18 408 (14.34%) Degree
19 400 (14.06%) .NET Framework
20 355 (12.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 353 (12.41%) Scrum
22 352 (12.37%) WCF
23 334 (11.74%) Oracle
24 330 (11.60%) Finance
25 325 (11.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 323 (11.35%) Web Services
27 318 (11.18%) XML
27 318 (11.18%) IIS
28 313 (11.00%) OO
29 311 (10.93%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 318 (11.18%) IIS
2 299 (10.51%) SharePoint
3 200 (7.03%) MS Exchange
4 128 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 90 (3.16%) Node.js
6 86 (3.02%) JBoss
7 77 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
8 76 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 74 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 69 (2.43%) WebSphere
11 66 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 61 (2.14%) Tomcat
13 59 (2.07%) CMS
14 50 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
15 43 (1.51%) WebLogic
16 24 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
17 21 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
17 21 (0.74%) Apache
18 20 (0.70%) Lync
19 19 (0.67%) Kentico
Applications
1 588 (20.67%) MS Excel
2 142 (4.99%) MS Office
3 18 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.35%) MS Project
6 8 (0.28%) Mingle
7 6 (0.21%) InDesign
8 5 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.070%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.035%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 71 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.53%) AWD
3 6 (0.21%) SunGard AvantGard
3 6 (0.21%) Maximo
4 5 (0.18%) Tridion
4 5 (0.18%) CA PPM
4 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.14%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.11%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.070%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.070%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.070%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.070%) Line 50
7 2 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.035%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 129 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (1.72%) Office 365
4 41 (1.44%) SaaS
5 14 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.46%) IBM SmartCloud
6 13 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.25%) PaaS
8 6 (0.21%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.18%) IaaS
10 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.070%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.035%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.035%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.035%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.035%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 127 (4.46%) Firewall
2 125 (4.39%) DNS
3 97 (3.41%) Internet
3 97 (3.41%) SAN
4 86 (3.02%) TCP/IP
5 84 (2.95%) DHCP
6 51 (1.79%) HTTP
7 41 (1.44%) WAN
8 40 (1.41%) SSL
9 36 (1.27%) VPN
10 33 (1.16%) FTP
10 33 (1.16%) LAN
11 29 (1.02%) VLAN
12 27 (0.95%) VoIP
13 22 (0.77%) Network Security
14 17 (0.60%) SMTP
15 16 (0.56%) SNMP
16 15 (0.53%) Intranet
16 15 (0.53%) NAS
17 14 (0.49%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 495 (17.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 355 (12.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 325 (11.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 306 (10.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 213 (7.49%) Relational Database
6 176 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 161 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 149 (5.24%) MySQL
9 118 (4.15%) NoSQL
10 114 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
11 83 (2.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 76 (2.67%) Oracle Database
13 70 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 63 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
15 48 (1.69%) MS Access
16 34 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
16 34 (1.20%) Data Mining
17 33 (1.16%) DTS
18 32 (1.12%) RDBMS
19 31 (1.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 295 (10.37%) Visual Studio
2 225 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 181 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 144 (5.06%) Subversion
5 115 (4.04%) NUnit
6 73 (2.57%) Moq
7 60 (2.11%) Selenium
8 59 (2.07%) TeamCity
9 56 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
9 56 (1.97%) SpecFlow
10 55 (1.93%) MSTest
11 52 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
12 51 (1.79%) Jenkins
13 48 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 46 (1.62%) JIRA
15 29 (1.02%) Eclipse
16 22 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 21 (0.74%) JUnit
18 18 (0.63%) Maven
19 17 (0.60%) NSubstitute
General
1 330 (11.60%) Finance
2 103 (3.62%) Retail
3 66 (2.32%) Marketing
4 63 (2.21%) Banking
5 60 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 48 (1.69%) Back Office
7 45 (1.58%) Games
8 37 (1.30%) Advertising
9 23 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.70%) Legal
11 19 (0.67%) Automotive
11 19 (0.67%) Front Office
12 15 (0.53%) Law
13 14 (0.49%) Electronics
13 14 (0.49%) Music Industry
14 13 (0.46%) Billing
15 11 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.39%) Publishing
16 8 (0.28%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1628 (57.22%) Developer
2 675 (23.73%) .NET Developer
3 358 (12.58%) C# Developer
4 286 (10.05%) Analyst
5 282 (9.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 235 (8.26%) Web Developer
7 220 (7.73%) Senior Developer
8 211 (7.42%) Software Developer
9 191 (6.71%) DBA
10 164 (5.76%) Software Engineer
11 155 (5.45%) SQL DBA
12 152 (5.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 149 (5.24%) Programmer
14 147 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
15 146 (5.13%) Administrator
16 132 (4.64%) Architect
17 131 (4.60%) Support Analyst
18 120 (4.22%) AWS Developer
19 97 (3.41%) .NET Web Developer
20 94 (3.30%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1744 (61.30%) .NET
2 1220 (42.88%) ASP.NET
3 990 (34.80%) HTML
4 723 (25.41%) CSS
5 603 (21.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 591 (20.77%) jQuery
7 400 (14.06%) .NET Framework
8 352 (12.37%) WCF
9 323 (11.35%) Web Services
10 318 (11.18%) XML
11 255 (8.96%) HTML5
12 229 (8.05%) Entity Framework
12 229 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 194 (6.82%) Ajax
14 178 (6.26%) AngularJS
15 148 (5.20%) CSS3
15 148 (5.20%) WPF
16 131 (4.60%) RESTful
17 115 (4.04%) KnockoutJS
18 109 (3.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 233 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (5.76%) Computer Science
3 116 (4.08%) Replication
4 112 (3.94%) Clustering
5 106 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 97 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
7 89 (3.13%) N-Tier
8 64 (2.25%) Mathematics
9 62 (2.18%) User Experience
10 56 (1.97%) Client/Server
11 44 (1.55%) Blackberry
12 38 (1.34%) Data Centre
13 35 (1.23%) Social Media
14 31 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
14 31 (1.09%) BBC
14 31 (1.09%) Pocket PC
15 30 (1.05%) FMCG
16 25 (0.88%) Mobile App
17 24 (0.84%) Statistics
18 21 (0.74%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 877 (30.83%) Windows
2 225 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 200 (7.03%) Linux
4 196 (6.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 107 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 72 (2.53%) Android
7 69 (2.43%) UNIX
8 59 (2.07%) Apple iOS
9 55 (1.93%) Windows 7
10 35 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 34 (1.20%) Windows 2000
12 33 (1.16%) Windows XP
13 25 (0.88%) Solaris
14 22 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.39%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.28%) CentOS
17 8 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
18 6 (0.21%) Debian
18 6 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 914 (32.13%) MVC
2 862 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 482 (16.94%) TDD
4 353 (12.41%) Scrum
5 313 (11.00%) OO
6 266 (9.35%) SDLC
7 257 (9.03%) ITIL
8 254 (8.93%) Software Engineering
9 207 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
10 196 (6.89%) Web Application Development
11 169 (5.94%) BDD
12 166 (5.83%) Web Development
13 158 (5.55%) Unit Testing
14 156 (5.48%) Project Management
15 155 (5.45%) E-Commerce
16 141 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
17 130 (4.57%) CRM
18 115 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
19 101 (3.55%) OOP
20 95 (3.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1550 (54.48%) C#
2 1393 (48.96%) SQL
3 1015 (35.68%) JavaScript
4 439 (15.43%) T-SQL
5 304 (10.69%) Java
6 249 (8.75%) VB.NET
7 182 (6.40%) VB
8 175 (6.15%) PowerShell
9 102 (3.59%) C++
10 77 (2.71%) PHP
11 73 (2.57%) VBA
12 67 (2.36%) VBScript
13 65 (2.28%) C
13 65 (2.28%) Ruby
14 50 (1.76%) PL/SQL
15 42 (1.48%) Perl
16 41 (1.44%) VB6
17 40 (1.41%) Objective-C
18 37 (1.30%) Shell Script
19 21 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 408 (14.34%) Degree
2 285 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 115 (4.04%) MCSE
4 105 (3.69%) MCSA
5 78 (2.74%) MCP
6 61 (2.14%) MCITP
7 55 (1.93%) Security Cleared
8 47 (1.65%) SC Cleared
9 38 (1.34%) ISEB
10 30 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (0.81%) ISTQB
12 20 (0.70%) VCP5
13 18 (0.63%) MCTS
14 15 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.35%) MCT
16 10 (0.35%) CCNA
16 10 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.25%) HND
18 6 (0.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.25%) QA
2 48 (1.69%) SLA
3 18 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.35%) HL7
4 10 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.25%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.14%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
System Software
1 311 (10.93%) Active Directory
2 152 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (2.85%) Hyper-V
4 77 (2.71%) vSphere
5 69 (2.43%) XenApp
6 64 (2.25%) VMware ESX
7 39 (1.37%) vCloud
8 36 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 35 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.39%) ISA Server
11 10 (0.35%) Terminal Server
12 9 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.28%) NFS
14 7 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.11%) Xen
16 3 (0.11%) Postfix
16 3 (0.11%) KVM
16 3 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 74 (2.60%) SCCM
2 52 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 48 (1.69%) SCOM
4 38 (1.34%) Puppet
5 27 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (0.91%) NetBackup
7 25 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (0.56%) WSUS
9 13 (0.46%) Ansible
10 11 (0.39%) logstash
11 9 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.32%) MOM
12 8 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.25%) ARCserve
13 7 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 6 (0.21%) Data Guard
15 5 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 5 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1097 (38.56%) Microsoft
2 334 (11.74%) Oracle
3 287 (10.09%) VMware
4 138 (4.85%) Citrix
5 88 (3.09%) Cisco
6 76 (2.67%) IBM
7 55 (1.93%) Facebook
8 48 (1.69%) HP
8 48 (1.69%) SAP
9 42 (1.48%) Google
10 38 (1.34%) Apple
11 36 (1.27%) Symantec
12 35 (1.23%) Sophos
13 34 (1.20%) Sitecore
14 33 (1.16%) Sybase
15 31 (1.09%) Sony
15 31 (1.09%) Yahoo!
16 26 (0.91%) Business Objects
17 25 (0.88%) Red Hat
17 25 (0.88%) Veritas
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £16k - 20k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + 6.5% pension, health care, 25 days, flexi time + more
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rayleigh, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 15 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday