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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1350 1320 1718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.07% 18.54% 21.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.32% 58.82% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1179 1591
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
2132 2244 2768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.11% 31.52% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1728 1876 2419
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +8 421 £45,000 +12.50% 47
Cambridgeshire -2 301 £40,000 - 43
Essex +1 243 £40,000 - 31
Bedfordshire -6 194 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Suffolk -3 122 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Norfolk +1 84 £40,000 +12.67% 15
East Anglia - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1499 (58.76%) .NET
2 1360 (53.31%) C#
3 1137 (44.57%) SQL
4 1070 (41.94%) ASP.NET
5 1015 (39.79%) Microsoft
6 870 (34.10%) JavaScript
7 845 (33.12%) HTML
8 834 (32.69%) MVC
9 764 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
10 729 (28.58%) Windows
11 682 (26.73%) CSS
12 568 (22.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 533 (20.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 507 (19.87%) jQuery
15 455 (17.84%) MS Excel
16 430 (16.86%) TDD
17 407 (15.95%) Oracle
18 399 (15.64%) WCF
19 375 (14.70%) Java
20 357 (13.99%) T-SQL
20 357 (13.99%) Degree
21 341 (13.37%) Finance
22 336 (13.17%) OO
23 334 (13.09%) Visual Studio
24 329 (12.90%) Web Services
25 327 (12.82%) Scrum
26 307 (12.03%) .NET Framework
27 306 (12.00%) XML
28 302 (11.84%) IIS
29 277 (10.86%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 302 (11.84%) IIS
2 265 (10.39%) SharePoint
3 160 (6.27%) MS Exchange
4 115 (4.51%) JBoss
5 108 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 96 (3.76%) CMS
7 85 (3.33%) Tomcat
8 84 (3.29%) WebSphere
9 70 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 69 (2.70%) WebLogic
11 61 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 58 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
12 58 (2.27%) Node.js
13 51 (2.00%) Apache
14 49 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
15 32 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
15 32 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
16 25 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
17 24 (0.94%) GlassFish
17 24 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 455 (17.84%) MS Excel
2 100 (3.92%) MS Office
3 26 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.51%) MS Project
6 11 (0.43%) Mingle
7 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.16%) InDesign
8 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.078%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 54 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.74%) Magento
3 18 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.39%) Agresso
4 10 (0.39%) AWD
5 7 (0.27%) Maximo
5 7 (0.27%) CA PPM
6 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.20%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.16%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.16%) SalesLogix
8 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.12%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.12%) arcHouse
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.12%) Tridion
9 3 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.078%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 100 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.22%) SaaS
4 27 (1.06%) Office 365
5 17 (0.67%) IBM SmartCloud
6 12 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.24%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.24%) PaaS
9 5 (0.20%) IaaS
10 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.12%) GitHub
11 2 (0.078%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.078%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.078%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.039%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 127 (4.98%) Firewall
2 102 (4.00%) DNS
3 89 (3.49%) SAN
4 87 (3.41%) Internet
5 80 (3.14%) TCP/IP
6 65 (2.55%) DHCP
7 46 (1.80%) VPN
8 45 (1.76%) HTTP
9 39 (1.53%) WAN
10 35 (1.37%) VLAN
11 34 (1.33%) VoIP
12 32 (1.25%) LAN
13 31 (1.22%) FTP
14 30 (1.18%) SSL
15 27 (1.06%) NAS
16 16 (0.63%) Network Security
17 15 (0.59%) BIG-IP
18 14 (0.55%) Wireless
18 14 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 568 (22.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 272 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 259 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 222 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 212 (8.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 210 (8.23%) Relational Database
7 170 (6.66%) MySQL
8 147 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 130 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
10 101 (3.96%) Oracle Database
11 70 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
12 67 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 63 (2.47%) DB2
14 62 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
15 59 (2.31%) NoSQL
16 55 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 48 (1.88%) RDBMS
18 46 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
19 40 (1.57%) Data Mining
20 35 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 334 (13.09%) Visual Studio
2 194 (7.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 166 (6.51%) Git (software)
4 153 (6.00%) NUnit
5 107 (4.19%) Subversion
6 104 (4.08%) Rhino Mocks
7 98 (3.84%) Moq
8 70 (2.74%) MSTest
9 57 (2.23%) TeamCity
10 49 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 47 (1.84%) Selenium
11 47 (1.84%) SpecFlow
12 40 (1.57%) JIRA
13 39 (1.53%) Eclipse
14 37 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
15 36 (1.41%) Jenkins
16 35 (1.37%) JUnit
17 27 (1.06%) Maven
18 26 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
19 25 (0.98%) MSBuild
General
1 341 (13.37%) Finance
2 90 (3.53%) Retail
3 67 (2.63%) Marketing
4 63 (2.47%) Banking
5 54 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 44 (1.72%) Games
7 36 (1.41%) Back Office
8 23 (0.90%) Advertising
8 23 (0.90%) Legal
9 19 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.74%) Automotive
10 18 (0.71%) Publishing
10 18 (0.71%) Music Industry
11 10 (0.39%) Law
12 8 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.24%) Billing
13 6 (0.24%) iGaming
14 5 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1481 (58.06%) Developer
2 588 (23.05%) .NET Developer
3 344 (13.48%) C# Developer
4 299 (11.72%) Analyst
5 266 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 231 (9.06%) Senior Developer
7 201 (7.88%) Web Developer
8 174 (6.82%) Software Developer
9 135 (5.29%) Support Analyst
10 131 (5.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 125 (4.90%) DBA
12 124 (4.86%) Architect
12 124 (4.86%) Junior
13 121 (4.74%) ASP.NET Developer
14 116 (4.55%) Software Engineer
14 116 (4.55%) Applications Support
15 110 (4.31%) Java Developer
16 109 (4.27%) Programmer
17 99 (3.88%) SQL DBA
18 98 (3.84%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1499 (58.76%) .NET
2 1070 (41.94%) ASP.NET
3 845 (33.12%) HTML
4 682 (26.73%) CSS
5 533 (20.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 507 (19.87%) jQuery
7 399 (15.64%) WCF
8 329 (12.90%) Web Services
9 307 (12.03%) .NET Framework
10 306 (12.00%) XML
11 249 (9.76%) HTML5
12 177 (6.94%) WPF
12 177 (6.94%) Ajax
13 152 (5.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 149 (5.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 143 (5.61%) J2EE
16 127 (4.98%) LINQ
17 126 (4.94%) CSS3
18 107 (4.19%) WinForms
19 96 (3.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 145 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 94 (3.68%) Clustering
4 90 (3.53%) N-Tier
5 77 (3.02%) Replication
6 70 (2.74%) Blackberry
7 64 (2.51%) User Experience
8 53 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 42 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 41 (1.61%) Mathematics
11 38 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
12 29 (1.14%) Data Extraction
12 29 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 28 (1.10%) FMCG
14 25 (0.98%) Social Media
14 25 (0.98%) BBC
15 22 (0.86%) Visualisation
16 20 (0.78%) Mobile App
17 18 (0.71%) Streaming Music
18 17 (0.67%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 729 (28.58%) Windows
2 208 (8.15%) Linux
3 146 (5.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 121 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (4.27%) UNIX
6 87 (3.41%) Android
7 79 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 63 (2.47%) Apple iOS
9 52 (2.04%) Windows 7
10 40 (1.57%) Windows 8
11 36 (1.41%) Solaris
11 36 (1.41%) Windows 2000
12 30 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (1.14%) Windows XP
14 17 (0.67%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.27%) Debian
16 7 (0.27%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (32.69%) MVC
2 764 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
3 430 (16.86%) TDD
4 336 (13.17%) OO
5 327 (12.82%) Scrum
6 277 (10.86%) Software Engineering
7 201 (7.88%) Web Development
8 191 (7.49%) ITIL
9 174 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 174 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
10 161 (6.31%) Web Application Development
11 146 (5.72%) BDD
12 117 (4.59%) Unit Testing
13 109 (4.27%) ETL
14 103 (4.04%) SOA
15 102 (4.00%) Project Management
16 101 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 97 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
18 95 (3.72%) OOP
19 92 (3.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1360 (53.31%) C#
2 1137 (44.57%) SQL
3 870 (34.10%) JavaScript
4 375 (14.70%) Java
5 357 (13.99%) T-SQL
6 203 (7.96%) VB.NET
7 158 (6.19%) VB
8 148 (5.80%) PowerShell
9 96 (3.76%) PHP
10 93 (3.65%) C++
11 64 (2.51%) Ruby
12 62 (2.43%) C
12 62 (2.43%) PL/SQL
13 55 (2.16%) VBA
14 54 (2.12%) VB6
15 48 (1.88%) VBScript
16 41 (1.61%) Shell Script
17 35 (1.37%) Python
18 30 (1.18%) XAML
19 29 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 357 (13.99%) Degree
2 181 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (4.27%) VCP4
4 79 (3.10%) MCSE
5 72 (2.82%) MCSA
6 70 (2.74%) Security Cleared
7 61 (2.39%) SC Cleared
8 48 (1.88%) MCITP
9 35 (1.37%) MCP
10 30 (1.18%) MCTS
11 22 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (0.74%) ISEB
13 14 (0.55%) ISTQB
14 12 (0.47%) MCDST
14 12 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.35%) CCNA
15 9 (0.35%) VCP5
16 7 (0.27%) MCPD
17 6 (0.24%) MCT
18 4 (0.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (3.68%) QA
2 70 (2.74%) SLA
3 28 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.82%) ISO 8583
5 13 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.12%) WCAG
7 3 (0.12%) HL7
8 2 (0.078%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.039%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.039%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 241 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 138 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 68 (2.67%) vSphere
4 51 (2.00%) VMware ESX
5 48 (1.88%) vCloud
6 44 (1.72%) XenApp
7 31 (1.22%) XenDesktop
8 28 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.51%) Terminal Server
10 8 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.24%) Samba
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.20%) Xen
13 4 (0.16%) NFS
13 4 (0.16%) Varnish
14 3 (0.12%) XenServer
14 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 53 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 52 (2.04%) SCCM
3 40 (1.57%) SCOM
4 32 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 31 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 28 (1.10%) Puppet
7 26 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (0.59%) Ansible
8 15 (0.59%) MOM
9 13 (0.51%) logstash
10 9 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 9 (0.35%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (0.35%) Data Guard
11 7 (0.27%) ARCserve
12 6 (0.24%) WSUS
12 6 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 4 (0.16%) Nagios
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1015 (39.79%) Microsoft
2 407 (15.95%) Oracle
3 264 (10.35%) VMware
4 144 (5.64%) Citrix
5 92 (3.61%) Cisco
6 82 (3.21%) IBM
7 49 (1.92%) Symantec
8 44 (1.72%) Google
9 42 (1.65%) Facebook
10 40 (1.57%) SAP
11 39 (1.53%) HP
11 39 (1.53%) Sitecore
12 37 (1.45%) Sophos
13 32 (1.25%) Veritas
14 30 (1.18%) Red Hat
15 28 (1.10%) Apple
16 25 (0.98%) Sony
16 25 (0.98%) Yahoo!
16 25 (0.98%) EPiServer
16 25 (0.98%) Demandware
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 5 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 25k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 28k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: Yesterday