The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 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 1385 1633 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.39% 21.28% 20.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.40% 64.37% 63.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1495 1595
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -3.22%
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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2413 2537 2708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.30% 33.06% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2091 2234 2362
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
England

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 July 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 29 July 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
Hertfordshire -1 381 £41,500 +5.06% 35
Cambridgeshire -10 324 £40,750 +1.87% 57
Bedfordshire +2 282 £45,000 - 41
Essex +1 235 £40,000 - 27
Suffolk -4 98 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Norfolk -2 70 £37,500 +15.38% 10
East Anglia - 4 - - 1
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1884 (61.41%) .NET
2 1729 (56.36%) C#
3 1589 (51.79%) SQL
4 1329 (43.32%) ASP.NET
5 1198 (39.05%) Microsoft
6 862 (28.10%) JavaScript
7 836 (27.25%) Windows
8 794 (25.88%) MVC
9 698 (22.75%) HTML
10 692 (22.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 620 (20.21%) WCF
12 600 (19.56%) CSS
13 566 (18.45%) MS Excel
14 546 (17.80%) TDD
15 529 (17.24%) T-SQL
16 516 (16.82%) Oracle
17 501 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 480 (15.65%) XML
19 475 (15.48%) Web Services
20 467 (15.22%) jQuery
21 450 (14.67%) Finance
22 445 (14.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 421 (13.72%) .NET Framework
24 408 (13.30%) Degree
25 406 (13.23%) Visual Studio
26 400 (13.04%) Scrum
27 396 (12.91%) SharePoint
28 378 (12.32%) OO
29 369 (12.03%) Relational Database
30 360 (11.73%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 396 (12.91%) SharePoint
2 269 (8.77%) IIS
3 185 (6.03%) MS Exchange
4 98 (3.19%) CMS
4 98 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 97 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 97 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
6 74 (2.41%) WebSphere
7 55 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 51 (1.66%) Apache
9 50 (1.63%) Node.js
10 45 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 45 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
10 45 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 41 (1.34%) WebLogic
12 38 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
13 28 (0.91%) Lync
14 27 (0.88%) Tomcat
15 24 (0.78%) Umbraco
16 20 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 566 (18.45%) MS Excel
2 130 (4.24%) MS Office
3 21 (0.68%) MS Project
4 18 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (0.36%) PowerPivot
8 9 (0.29%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.23%) Mingle
10 6 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.20%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.13%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.065%) ArcInfo
13 2 (0.065%) FastStats
14 1 (0.033%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.033%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 53 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 19 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (0.52%) Magento
6 14 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
8 9 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.23%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.13%) Cognos Planning
10 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.13%) assyst
11 3 (0.098%) AWD
12 2 (0.065%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.065%) CubeCart
12 2 (0.065%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.065%) SalesLogix
12 2 (0.065%) Academy Housing
12 2 (0.065%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (1.04%) SaaS
3 15 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.33%) Force.com
4 10 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.33%) GitHub
5 8 (0.26%) Office 365
6 7 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.098%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.065%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.033%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 123 (4.01%) Internet
2 114 (3.72%) Firewall
3 113 (3.68%) SAN
4 93 (3.03%) DNS
5 73 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 65 (2.12%) DHCP
7 60 (1.96%) LAN
8 55 (1.79%) WAN
9 45 (1.47%) NAS
10 43 (1.40%) HTTP
11 33 (1.08%) VPN
12 32 (1.04%) VoIP
13 28 (0.91%) Intranet
14 24 (0.78%) VLAN
15 23 (0.75%) Network Security
15 23 (0.75%) SSL
16 21 (0.68%) SMS
17 19 (0.62%) HTTPS
18 18 (0.59%) FTP
19 17 (0.55%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 692 (22.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 445 (14.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 369 (12.03%) Relational Database
4 356 (11.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 309 (10.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 273 (8.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 190 (6.19%) MySQL
8 186 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 179 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
10 112 (3.65%) Crystal Reports
11 107 (3.49%) RDBMS
12 86 (2.80%) Oracle Database
13 80 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 79 (2.57%) DB2
15 65 (2.12%) OLAP
16 64 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
17 62 (2.02%) Data Mining
18 58 (1.89%) DTS
19 57 (1.86%) NoSQL
20 42 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 406 (13.23%) Visual Studio
2 262 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 261 (8.51%) NUnit
4 162 (5.28%) Subversion
5 152 (4.95%) MSTest
6 151 (4.92%) Rhino Mocks
7 144 (4.69%) Moq
8 91 (2.97%) Git (software)
9 60 (1.96%) Maven
10 54 (1.76%) Ant
11 51 (1.66%) TeamCity
12 46 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 45 (1.47%) Eclipse
14 39 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 36 (1.17%) Selenium
16 29 (0.95%) ReSharper
17 27 (0.88%) JIRA
18 25 (0.81%) MyEclipse
18 25 (0.81%) MSBuild
19 16 (0.52%) Gradle
General
1 450 (14.67%) Finance
2 114 (3.72%) Marketing
3 106 (3.46%) Retail
4 67 (2.18%) Banking
5 52 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 39 (1.27%) Games
7 35 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 34 (1.11%) Advertising
9 25 (0.81%) Music Industry
10 24 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.65%) Back Office
12 20 (0.65%) Automotive
13 12 (0.39%) Legal
14 11 (0.36%) Law
15 9 (0.29%) Billing
16 6 (0.20%) Electronics
17 3 (0.098%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.098%) Local Government
17 3 (0.098%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1852 (60.37%) Developer
2 725 (23.63%) .NET Developer
3 550 (17.93%) C# Developer
4 383 (12.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 369 (12.03%) Analyst
6 330 (10.76%) Senior Developer
7 252 (8.21%) Software Developer
8 251 (8.18%) DBA
9 219 (7.14%) SQL DBA
10 215 (7.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 182 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
12 171 (5.57%) Web Developer
13 156 (5.08%) Administrator
14 128 (4.17%) Java Developer
15 127 (4.14%) Architect
16 116 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
17 114 (3.72%) Senior C# Developer
18 106 (3.46%) Software Engineer
19 104 (3.39%) SQL Developer
20 102 (3.32%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1884 (61.41%) .NET
2 1329 (43.32%) ASP.NET
3 698 (22.75%) HTML
4 620 (20.21%) WCF
5 600 (19.56%) CSS
6 501 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 480 (15.65%) XML
8 475 (15.48%) Web Services
9 467 (15.22%) jQuery
10 421 (13.72%) .NET Framework
11 299 (9.75%) WPF
12 254 (8.28%) WinForms
13 251 (8.18%) Ajax
14 199 (6.49%) XSLT
15 186 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 178 (5.80%) HTML5
17 152 (4.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 151 (4.92%) Silverlight
19 148 (4.82%) LINQ
20 141 (4.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 200 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 117 (3.81%) Clustering
3 116 (3.78%) N-Tier
4 98 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 92 (3.00%) Replication
6 73 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
7 51 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 49 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 41 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 39 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 38 (1.24%) Blackberry
12 29 (0.95%) Social Media
13 28 (0.91%) Tandem
14 27 (0.88%) BBC
14 27 (0.88%) Kindle
15 26 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
16 20 (0.65%) GIS
16 20 (0.65%) Open Source
17 18 (0.59%) Statistics
18 15 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 836 (27.25%) Windows
2 190 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 161 (5.25%) Linux
4 107 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 89 (2.90%) Android
6 84 (2.74%) UNIX
7 73 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 60 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 46 (1.50%) Windows XP
11 24 (0.78%) Windows Vista
11 24 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.65%) Windows Phone
13 14 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.42%) AIX
15 11 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.29%) CentOS
17 7 (0.23%) Solaris
17 7 (0.23%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.098%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 794 (25.88%) MVC
2 546 (17.80%) TDD
3 400 (13.04%) Scrum
4 378 (12.32%) OO
5 360 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
6 277 (9.03%) Software Engineering
7 206 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
8 181 (5.90%) Web Development
8 181 (5.90%) Web Application Development
9 166 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 165 (5.38%) CRM
11 147 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
12 144 (4.69%) Project Management
13 140 (4.56%) BDD
14 135 (4.40%) Unit Testing
15 133 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
16 129 (4.20%) OOP
17 125 (4.07%) ITIL
18 120 (3.91%) Multithreading
19 119 (3.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1729 (56.36%) C#
2 1589 (51.79%) SQL
3 862 (28.10%) JavaScript
4 529 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 352 (11.47%) VB.NET
6 317 (10.33%) Java
7 213 (6.94%) VB
8 154 (5.02%) C++
9 142 (4.63%) PL/SQL
10 122 (3.98%) PHP
11 93 (3.03%) VBA
12 83 (2.71%) C
13 59 (1.92%) Ruby
14 57 (1.86%) PowerShell
15 54 (1.76%) VB6
16 41 (1.34%) VBScript
17 34 (1.11%) XAML
18 30 (0.98%) Perl
19 24 (0.78%) Shell Script
20 23 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 408 (13.30%) Degree
2 263 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 118 (3.85%) MCP
4 103 (3.36%) MCTS
5 86 (2.80%) MCSD
6 70 (2.28%) MCSE
7 68 (2.22%) MCAD
8 43 (1.40%) Security Cleared
9 41 (1.34%) MCITP
9 41 (1.34%) MCSA
10 33 (1.08%) CCNA
10 33 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
11 29 (0.95%) ISEB
12 26 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (0.68%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.46%) MCDBA
15 14 (0.46%) CCSP
15 14 (0.46%) CCNP
15 14 (0.46%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (2.93%) QA
2 44 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 37 (1.21%) SLA
4 11 (0.36%) ISO 8583
4 11 (0.36%) COBIT
5 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.13%) HL7
7 2 (0.065%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.033%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.033%) WCAG
8 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 184 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 131 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.11%) vSphere
4 34 (1.11%) ISA Server
5 33 (1.08%) VMware ESX
6 24 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 21 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.62%) XenApp
9 14 (0.46%) UAG
10 13 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
11 10 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.20%) HDFS
13 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.20%) MetaFrame
13 6 (0.20%) XenServer
14 5 (0.16%) vCloud
15 2 (0.065%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 23 (0.75%) Backup Exec
2 22 (0.72%) SCCM
3 20 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 16 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (0.46%) OpenSSO
6 12 (0.39%) MOM
7 11 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.33%) WSUS
9 9 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (0.26%) Puppet
10 8 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (0.23%) Nagios
12 6 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 6 (0.20%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.16%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.16%) SCOM
13 5 (0.16%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.16%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1198 (39.05%) Microsoft
2 516 (16.82%) Oracle
3 231 (7.53%) VMware
4 105 (3.42%) Citrix
5 78 (2.54%) JBoss
6 68 (2.22%) Cisco
7 51 (1.66%) Google
8 49 (1.60%) Cognos
8 49 (1.60%) SAP
9 46 (1.50%) Symantec
10 44 (1.43%) Business Objects
11 42 (1.37%) HP
12 37 (1.21%) Facebook
13 36 (1.17%) Adobe
14 33 (1.08%) DevExpress
15 32 (1.04%) NetApp
15 32 (1.04%) CheckPoint
16 29 (0.95%) IBM
17 28 (0.91%) Apple
17 28 (0.91%) Red Gate
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £23k - 27k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: 25 days holiday and excellent pension scheme
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23k - 27k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £0
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + share options, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Talent Source Global
Posted: Yesterday