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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1394 1616 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.87% 19.14% 20.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.68% 60.12% 64.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1205 1395 1569
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
2260 2688 2611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.60% 31.84% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1917 2306 2351
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 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +5 425 £45,000 +12.50% 49
Cambridgeshire -1 297 £40,000 - 39
Essex +1 258 £40,000 -5.88% 25
Bedfordshire -4 220 £45,000 - 20
Suffolk -8 104 £44,000 +10.00% 7
Norfolk +3 97 £40,000 +17.64% 10
East Anglia -1 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1692 (61.15%) .NET
2 1509 (54.54%) C#
3 1367 (49.40%) SQL
4 1210 (43.73%) ASP.NET
5 1072 (38.74%) Microsoft
6 1017 (36.75%) JavaScript
7 1001 (36.18%) HTML
8 910 (32.89%) MVC
9 843 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
10 833 (30.10%) Windows
11 733 (26.49%) CSS
12 585 (21.14%) jQuery
13 579 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 547 (19.77%) MS Excel
15 513 (18.54%) SQL Server 2008
16 467 (16.88%) TDD
17 427 (15.43%) T-SQL
18 406 (14.67%) Degree
19 369 (13.34%) .NET Framework
20 340 (12.29%) WCF
21 337 (12.18%) Scrum
22 336 (12.14%) Oracle
23 334 (12.07%) Web Services
24 329 (11.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 327 (11.82%) XML
26 325 (11.75%) Java
27 322 (11.64%) OO
28 319 (11.53%) Finance
29 316 (11.42%) IIS
30 306 (11.06%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 316 (11.42%) IIS
2 306 (11.06%) SharePoint
3 206 (7.44%) MS Exchange
4 132 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 91 (3.29%) JBoss
6 83 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 79 (2.86%) Node.js
8 78 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
9 76 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 75 (2.71%) WebSphere
11 74 (2.67%) Tomcat
12 64 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 63 (2.28%) CMS
14 54 (1.95%) WebLogic
15 48 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
16 31 (1.12%) Apache
17 25 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
18 19 (0.69%) GlassFish
19 18 (0.65%) Kentico
20 16 (0.58%) Lync
Applications
1 547 (19.77%) MS Excel
2 119 (4.30%) MS Office
3 19 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.54%) MS Project
6 8 (0.29%) Mingle
7 6 (0.22%) InDesign
8 5 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.072%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.036%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 72 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.40%) AWD
3 9 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.29%) Maximo
5 7 (0.25%) Magento
5 7 (0.25%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.14%) Sage CRM
6 4 (0.14%) Tridion
6 4 (0.14%) SunGard AvantGard
6 4 (0.14%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.11%) Infor CRM
7 3 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.072%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.072%) Agresso
8 2 (0.072%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.072%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 103 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (1.77%) Office 365
4 36 (1.30%) SaaS
5 18 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (0.43%) IBM SmartCloud
7 9 (0.33%) PaaS
7 9 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.22%) IaaS
8 6 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.11%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.11%) GitHub
11 1 (0.036%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 128 (4.63%) Firewall
2 122 (4.41%) DNS
3 99 (3.58%) Internet
4 94 (3.40%) SAN
5 83 (3.00%) DHCP
6 81 (2.93%) TCP/IP
7 54 (1.95%) HTTP
8 46 (1.66%) SSL
9 41 (1.48%) VPN
10 40 (1.45%) FTP
11 37 (1.34%) WAN
12 32 (1.16%) VoIP
13 31 (1.12%) VLAN
14 29 (1.05%) Network Security
14 29 (1.05%) LAN
15 18 (0.65%) Wireless
16 16 (0.58%) NAS
17 13 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (0.47%) BIG-IP
17 13 (0.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (18.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 329 (11.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 304 (10.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 302 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 211 (7.63%) Relational Database
6 175 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 156 (5.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 155 (5.60%) MySQL
9 118 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
10 105 (3.79%) NoSQL
11 89 (3.22%) Oracle Database
12 75 (2.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 73 (2.64%) SQL Server 2000
14 67 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
15 50 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
16 44 (1.59%) DB2
17 40 (1.45%) MS Access
18 37 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
18 37 (1.34%) Data Mining
19 36 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 282 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 217 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 176 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 131 (4.73%) Subversion
5 117 (4.23%) NUnit
6 74 (2.67%) Moq
7 66 (2.39%) Rhino Mocks
8 58 (2.10%) Selenium
8 58 (2.10%) MSTest
9 52 (1.88%) TeamCity
10 50 (1.81%) SpecFlow
11 49 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
12 47 (1.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 45 (1.63%) Jenkins
14 38 (1.37%) Eclipse
14 38 (1.37%) JIRA
15 27 (0.98%) JUnit
16 21 (0.76%) Maven
17 18 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
17 18 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 319 (11.53%) Finance
2 94 (3.40%) Retail
3 68 (2.46%) Marketing
4 61 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 60 (2.17%) Banking
6 49 (1.77%) Back Office
7 46 (1.66%) Games
8 28 (1.01%) Advertising
9 25 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.76%) Legal
11 19 (0.69%) Automotive
12 15 (0.54%) Electronics
12 15 (0.54%) Publishing
13 14 (0.51%) Law
13 14 (0.51%) Music Industry
14 12 (0.43%) Front Office
15 9 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.29%) Billing
17 6 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1624 (58.69%) Developer
2 664 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 356 (12.87%) C# Developer
4 283 (10.23%) Analyst
5 275 (9.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 228 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 225 (8.13%) Software Developer
8 219 (7.91%) Web Developer
9 171 (6.18%) DBA
10 158 (5.71%) Software Engineer
11 143 (5.17%) Administrator
12 142 (5.13%) Programmer
12 142 (5.13%) SQL DBA
12 142 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 139 (5.02%) ASP.NET Developer
14 133 (4.81%) Support Analyst
15 127 (4.59%) Architect
16 113 (4.08%) AWS Developer
17 97 (3.51%) Junior
18 95 (3.43%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1692 (61.15%) .NET
2 1210 (43.73%) ASP.NET
3 1001 (36.18%) HTML
4 733 (26.49%) CSS
5 585 (21.14%) jQuery
6 579 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 369 (13.34%) .NET Framework
8 340 (12.29%) WCF
9 334 (12.07%) Web Services
10 327 (11.82%) XML
11 271 (9.79%) HTML5
12 212 (7.66%) Entity Framework
13 199 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 192 (6.94%) Ajax
15 147 (5.31%) CSS3
16 145 (5.24%) AngularJS
17 139 (5.02%) WPF
18 136 (4.92%) J2EE
19 121 (4.37%) RESTful
20 107 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 218 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 110 (3.98%) Clustering
4 102 (3.69%) Replication
5 99 (3.58%) Management Information System
6 85 (3.07%) N-Tier
7 83 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
8 69 (2.49%) Mathematics
9 59 (2.13%) User Experience
10 50 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 50 (1.81%) Blackberry
11 36 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 35 (1.26%) FMCG
13 33 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
13 33 (1.19%) Social Media
14 31 (1.12%) BBC
15 27 (0.98%) Pocket PC
16 25 (0.90%) Mobile App
17 24 (0.87%) Statistics
18 23 (0.83%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 833 (30.10%) Windows
2 209 (7.55%) Linux
3 208 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 174 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 93 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 76 (2.75%) UNIX
7 70 (2.53%) Android
8 58 (2.10%) Apple iOS
9 51 (1.84%) Windows 7
10 34 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 32 (1.16%) Windows 2000
12 31 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 29 (1.05%) Solaris
14 22 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.29%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.29%) CentOS
17 6 (0.22%) Debian
17 6 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (32.89%) MVC
2 843 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
3 467 (16.88%) TDD
4 337 (12.18%) Scrum
5 322 (11.64%) OO
6 262 (9.47%) Software Engineering
7 251 (9.07%) SDLC
8 240 (8.67%) ITIL
9 201 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
10 188 (6.79%) Web Application Development
11 178 (6.43%) Web Development
12 166 (6.00%) Unit Testing
13 162 (5.85%) E-Commerce
14 161 (5.82%) BDD
15 145 (5.24%) Project Management
16 131 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
17 127 (4.59%) CRM
18 114 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
19 107 (3.87%) OOP
20 100 (3.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1509 (54.54%) C#
2 1367 (49.40%) SQL
3 1017 (36.75%) JavaScript
4 427 (15.43%) T-SQL
5 325 (11.75%) Java
6 227 (8.20%) VB.NET
7 184 (6.65%) VB
8 164 (5.93%) PowerShell
9 104 (3.76%) C++
10 87 (3.14%) PHP
11 68 (2.46%) Ruby
11 68 (2.46%) VBScript
11 68 (2.46%) VBA
12 62 (2.24%) PL/SQL
13 61 (2.20%) C
14 49 (1.77%) VB6
15 43 (1.55%) Shell Script
16 39 (1.41%) Perl
17 35 (1.26%) Objective-C
18 28 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 406 (14.67%) Degree
2 253 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (3.65%) MCSE
4 97 (3.51%) MCSA
5 71 (2.57%) MCP
6 63 (2.28%) Security Cleared
7 54 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 53 (1.92%) MCITP
9 32 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 29 (1.05%) ISEB
11 23 (0.83%) VCP5
12 21 (0.76%) ISTQB
13 17 (0.61%) MCTS
14 11 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.36%) MCT
16 9 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.25%) MCDST
17 7 (0.25%) MCPD
18 6 (0.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (4.30%) QA
2 55 (1.99%) SLA
3 21 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.47%) ISO 8583
5 12 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.14%) RosettaNet
7 3 (0.11%) HL7
8 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
System Software
1 291 (10.52%) Active Directory
2 146 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (2.93%) Hyper-V
4 79 (2.86%) vSphere
5 71 (2.57%) XenApp
6 64 (2.31%) VMware ESX
7 40 (1.45%) vCloud
8 36 (1.30%) XenDesktop
9 26 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.33%) Terminal Server
11 7 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.22%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.18%) Xen
13 5 (0.18%) NFS
13 5 (0.18%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.11%) Varnish
15 3 (0.11%) Postfix
15 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 67 (2.42%) SCCM
2 57 (2.06%) Backup Exec
3 49 (1.77%) SCOM
4 29 (1.05%) Puppet
5 28 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
5 28 (1.01%) NetBackup
6 26 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.47%) WSUS
8 12 (0.43%) Ansible
9 11 (0.40%) ARCserve
9 11 (0.40%) logstash
10 10 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (0.36%) Tivoli
10 10 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.25%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.25%) MOM
13 5 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 5 (0.18%) Nagios
13 5 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1072 (38.74%) Microsoft
2 336 (12.14%) Oracle
3 270 (9.76%) VMware
4 143 (5.17%) Citrix
5 88 (3.18%) Cisco
6 83 (3.00%) IBM
7 55 (1.99%) Facebook
8 45 (1.63%) SAP
9 44 (1.59%) Google
10 42 (1.52%) Symantec
10 42 (1.52%) HP
11 38 (1.37%) Sophos
11 38 (1.37%) Apple
12 34 (1.23%) Sitecore
13 33 (1.19%) Sybase
14 31 (1.12%) Yahoo!
14 31 (1.12%) Sony
15 28 (1.01%) Veritas
16 26 (0.94%) Red Hat
16 26 (0.94%) Intel
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