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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 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 1321 1484 1844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.15% 20.57% 20.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.53% 62.77% 63.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1364 1685
Average salary £40,325 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.53% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,575 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.86% -
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
2337 2364 2911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.33% 32.77% 32.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 2088 2487
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -1 341 £42,500 +13.33% 44
Cambridgeshire -3 331 £40,500 +1.25% 45
Bedfordshire +2 285 £44,500 -1.11% 34
Essex +1 201 £40,000 - 19
Suffolk -7 91 £40,000 +23.07% 13
Norfolk -1 76 £35,000 - 9
East Anglia - 2 £27,500 -
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1828 (62.30%) .NET
2 1664 (56.71%) C#
3 1513 (51.57%) SQL
4 1306 (44.51%) ASP.NET
5 1100 (37.49%) Microsoft
6 837 (28.53%) JavaScript
7 817 (27.85%) MVC
8 744 (25.36%) Windows
9 686 (23.38%) HTML
10 643 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 623 (21.23%) WCF
12 573 (19.53%) CSS
13 543 (18.51%) TDD
14 523 (17.83%) MS Excel
15 515 (17.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 503 (17.14%) T-SQL
17 478 (16.29%) Oracle
18 459 (15.64%) jQuery
19 432 (14.72%) XML
20 427 (14.55%) Web Services
21 426 (14.52%) Finance
22 420 (14.31%) Visual Studio
23 403 (13.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 397 (13.53%) .NET Framework
25 394 (13.43%) Scrum
26 386 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
27 368 (12.54%) Degree
28 362 (12.34%) VB.NET
29 358 (12.20%) OO
30 338 (11.52%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 338 (11.52%) SharePoint
2 254 (8.66%) IIS
3 142 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 104 (3.54%) CMS
5 86 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
6 82 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 71 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 71 (2.42%) WebSphere
8 57 (1.94%) Node.js
9 55 (1.87%) WebLogic
10 49 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 44 (1.50%) Apache
12 42 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
13 39 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
14 35 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
15 29 (0.99%) Tomcat
15 29 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
16 24 (0.82%) GlassFish
17 21 (0.72%) Umbraco
18 20 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 523 (17.83%) MS Excel
2 126 (4.29%) MS Office
3 14 (0.48%) MS Project
4 11 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.27%) Mingle
7 6 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.17%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.068%) FastStats
11 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.034%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.034%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 55 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 16 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.55%) Magento
5 13 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
7 7 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.20%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.14%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.10%) AWD
11 2 (0.068%) SalesLogix
11 2 (0.068%) CubeCart
12 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.034%) Cognos Planning
12 1 (0.034%) Cognos TM1
12 1 (0.034%) Visualfiles
12 1 (0.034%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.034%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (1.19%) SaaS
3 29 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.34%) Force.com
7 8 (0.27%) GitHub
8 7 (0.24%) Office 365
9 6 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.10%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.034%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.034%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.034%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 103 (3.51%) Firewall
2 94 (3.20%) SAN
3 91 (3.10%) Internet
4 81 (2.76%) DNS
5 76 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 58 (1.98%) LAN
7 56 (1.91%) DHCP
8 53 (1.81%) WAN
9 45 (1.53%) NAS
10 44 (1.50%) HTTP
11 32 (1.09%) VoIP
12 25 (0.85%) Intranet
13 24 (0.82%) VPN
14 20 (0.68%) SMS
14 20 (0.68%) SSL
14 20 (0.68%) VLAN
14 20 (0.68%) Network Security
15 16 (0.55%) NFC
15 16 (0.55%) HTTPS
16 15 (0.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 643 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 403 (13.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 325 (11.08%) Relational Database
4 317 (10.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 265 (9.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 249 (8.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 191 (6.51%) MySQL
8 166 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 164 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
10 106 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
11 96 (3.27%) RDBMS
11 96 (3.27%) Oracle Database
12 71 (2.42%) NoSQL
13 70 (2.39%) Data Mining
14 63 (2.15%) DB2
14 63 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 62 (2.11%) OLAP
16 61 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
17 51 (1.74%) DTS
18 43 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 420 (14.31%) Visual Studio
2 255 (8.69%) NUnit
3 248 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 150 (5.11%) Subversion
5 143 (4.87%) MSTest
6 142 (4.84%) Rhino Mocks
7 128 (4.36%) Moq
8 116 (3.95%) Git (software)
9 67 (2.28%) TeamCity
10 63 (2.15%) Maven
11 61 (2.08%) Ant
12 41 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 39 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 33 (1.12%) JIRA
14 33 (1.12%) Selenium
15 31 (1.06%) ReSharper
15 31 (1.06%) Eclipse
16 26 (0.89%) MSBuild
17 23 (0.78%) Gradle
18 21 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 426 (14.52%) Finance
2 111 (3.78%) Marketing
3 105 (3.58%) Retail
4 62 (2.11%) Banking
5 60 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 46 (1.57%) Games
7 36 (1.23%) Advertising
8 31 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (0.85%) Music Industry
10 21 (0.72%) Automotive
11 20 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.48%) Billing
14 13 (0.44%) Back Office
14 13 (0.44%) Law
15 8 (0.27%) Legal
16 4 (0.14%) Electronics
16 4 (0.14%) Local Government
17 3 (0.10%) Dutch Language
18 2 (0.068%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1813 (61.79%) Developer
2 718 (24.47%) .NET Developer
3 532 (18.13%) C# Developer
4 368 (12.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 346 (11.79%) Senior Developer
6 341 (11.62%) Analyst
7 226 (7.70%) Software Developer
8 211 (7.19%) DBA
9 199 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 186 (6.34%) Web Developer
11 179 (6.10%) SQL DBA
12 174 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
13 148 (5.04%) Administrator
14 130 (4.43%) Java Developer
15 128 (4.36%) Senior C# Developer
16 124 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
17 120 (4.09%) Architect
18 101 (3.44%) Junior
19 94 (3.20%) Software Engineer
20 81 (2.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1828 (62.30%) .NET
2 1306 (44.51%) ASP.NET
3 686 (23.38%) HTML
4 623 (21.23%) WCF
5 573 (19.53%) CSS
6 515 (17.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 459 (15.64%) jQuery
8 432 (14.72%) XML
9 427 (14.55%) Web Services
10 397 (13.53%) .NET Framework
11 288 (9.82%) WPF
12 223 (7.60%) WinForms
13 199 (6.78%) Ajax
14 165 (5.62%) HTML5
15 158 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 149 (5.08%) XSLT
17 147 (5.01%) Silverlight
18 146 (4.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 142 (4.84%) LINQ
20 122 (4.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 187 (6.37%) Computer Science
2 97 (3.31%) Clustering
3 92 (3.14%) N-Tier
4 72 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (2.11%) Replication
6 57 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
7 56 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 40 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 33 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 33 (1.12%) Social Media
10 31 (1.06%) Blackberry
10 31 (1.06%) Mathematics
11 30 (1.02%) BBC
12 25 (0.85%) Tandem
13 23 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
14 20 (0.68%) GIS
14 20 (0.68%) Open Source
15 18 (0.61%) Statistics
16 17 (0.58%) Kindle
17 15 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 744 (25.36%) Windows
2 172 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 153 (5.21%) Linux
4 96 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 94 (3.20%) Android
6 76 (2.59%) UNIX
7 70 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 49 (1.67%) Windows 7
10 37 (1.26%) Windows XP
11 30 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.61%) Windows Phone
13 17 (0.58%) Windows Vista
14 14 (0.48%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.44%) Solaris
16 12 (0.41%) AIX
17 11 (0.37%) CentOS
18 10 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
19 6 (0.20%) Windows 2000
20 4 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (27.85%) MVC
2 543 (18.51%) TDD
3 394 (13.43%) Scrum
4 386 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 358 (12.20%) OO
6 255 (8.69%) Software Engineering
7 191 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
8 173 (5.90%) Web Application Development
9 171 (5.83%) E-Commerce
10 155 (5.28%) Web Development
11 153 (5.21%) BDD
12 149 (5.08%) CRM
13 147 (5.01%) OOP
14 127 (4.33%) Unit Testing
15 122 (4.16%) Performance Tuning
16 114 (3.89%) ITIL
17 112 (3.82%) ETL
17 112 (3.82%) Multithreading
18 108 (3.68%) MVVM
19 107 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1664 (56.71%) C#
2 1513 (51.57%) SQL
3 837 (28.53%) JavaScript
4 503 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 362 (12.34%) VB.NET
6 308 (10.50%) Java
7 212 (7.23%) VB
8 134 (4.57%) C++
9 128 (4.36%) PL/SQL
10 109 (3.72%) PHP
11 85 (2.90%) VBA
12 78 (2.66%) Ruby
13 75 (2.56%) PowerShell
14 71 (2.42%) C
15 56 (1.91%) VB6
16 38 (1.30%) VBScript
17 37 (1.26%) XAML
18 30 (1.02%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.68%) Python
19 20 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 368 (12.54%) Degree
2 221 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (3.34%) MCP
4 91 (3.10%) MCTS
5 73 (2.49%) MCSD
6 65 (2.22%) MCSE
7 56 (1.91%) MCAD
8 42 (1.43%) MCITP
9 41 (1.40%) Security Cleared
10 37 (1.26%) MCSA
11 28 (0.95%) CCNA
11 28 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (0.68%) ISEB
14 13 (0.44%) CCNP
14 13 (0.44%) ISTQB
15 12 (0.41%) CCIP
15 12 (0.41%) CCSP
16 11 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (2.42%) QA
2 35 (1.19%) SLA
3 31 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.34%) ISO 8583
5 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.20%) COBIT
6 2 (0.068%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.034%) HL7
7 1 (0.034%) WCAG
7 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 157 (5.35%) Active Directory
2 123 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 33 (1.12%) vSphere
5 30 (1.02%) VMware ESX
6 26 (0.89%) ISA Server
7 25 (0.85%) XenApp
8 20 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 20 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (0.34%) XenServer
10 9 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (0.31%) UAG
10 9 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.20%) HDFS
13 5 (0.17%) vCloud
14 4 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.068%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.068%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 17 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 16 (0.55%) SCCM
3 15 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 13 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.41%) MOM
6 11 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.31%) OpenSSO
8 8 (0.27%) Puppet
8 8 (0.27%) logstash
9 7 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 7 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.20%) WSUS
10 6 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.17%) Nagios
12 4 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.14%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.14%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.10%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.10%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1100 (37.49%) Microsoft
2 478 (16.29%) Oracle
3 220 (7.50%) VMware
4 95 (3.24%) Citrix
5 69 (2.35%) JBoss
6 63 (2.15%) Cisco
7 54 (1.84%) Google
8 50 (1.70%) Business Objects
9 44 (1.50%) SAP
10 38 (1.30%) Cognos
11 37 (1.26%) DevExpress
12 34 (1.16%) Facebook
12 34 (1.16%) HP
13 33 (1.12%) EPiServer
14 32 (1.09%) Symantec
15 31 (1.06%) Apple
15 31 (1.06%) NetApp
15 31 (1.06%) Sony
15 31 (1.06%) Red Gate
16 30 (1.02%) Yahoo!
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 27-30k
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum circa £29,000 plus bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wickford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday