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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1176 1309 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.06% 17.10% 20.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.48% 56.23% 61.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1155 1343
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 £30,000 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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
2199 2328 2366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.03% 30.41% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1985 2093
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 £31,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -2 353 £45,000 +5.88% 48
Cambridgeshire +8 307 £40,000 -1.23% 31
Essex +1 243 £40,000 - 19
Bedfordshire -4 194 £45,000 +2.27% 10
Suffolk -6 61 £40,000 - 3
Norfolk -5 34 £36,250 +3.57% 5
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1596 (61.29%) .NET
2 1411 (54.19%) C#
3 1268 (48.69%) SQL
4 1110 (42.63%) ASP.NET
5 976 (37.48%) Microsoft
6 879 (33.76%) JavaScript
7 844 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
8 818 (31.41%) MVC
9 815 (31.30%) HTML
10 786 (30.18%) Windows
11 579 (22.24%) CSS
12 550 (21.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 544 (20.89%) jQuery
14 536 (20.58%) MS Excel
15 480 (18.43%) TDD
16 438 (16.82%) T-SQL
17 403 (15.48%) .NET Framework
18 400 (15.36%) SQL Server 2008
19 367 (14.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 353 (13.56%) Degree
21 337 (12.94%) Scrum
22 333 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 327 (12.56%) Oracle
24 319 (12.25%) WCF
25 291 (11.18%) Finance
26 290 (11.14%) Web Services
27 288 (11.06%) IIS
28 285 (10.94%) SQL Server 2012
29 266 (10.22%) OO
30 264 (10.14%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 288 (11.06%) IIS
2 241 (9.25%) SharePoint
3 161 (6.18%) MS Exchange
4 108 (4.15%) Node.js
5 97 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 73 (2.80%) JBoss
7 57 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 56 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 49 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
10 43 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 42 (1.61%) Tomcat
12 40 (1.54%) WebSphere
12 40 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 31 (1.19%) CMS
14 27 (1.04%) WebLogic
15 24 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
16 23 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
17 19 (0.73%) Apache
18 17 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
18 17 (0.65%) Lync
Applications
1 536 (20.58%) MS Excel
2 152 (5.84%) MS Office
3 12 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.27%) MS Project
6 5 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.077%) InDesign
9 2 (0.077%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.038%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.038%) Mingle
10 1 (0.038%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 61 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.65%) AWD
3 9 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.23%) SunGard AvantGard
5 5 (0.19%) Maximo
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.12%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
7 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.077%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.077%) Magento
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.077%) Tridion
8 2 (0.077%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.077%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 128 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.69%) Office 365
4 28 (1.08%) SaaS
5 15 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.42%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
7 7 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.19%) IaaS
9 5 (0.19%) PaaS
10 3 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.038%) Symantec.cloud
11 1 (0.038%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.038%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 97 (3.73%) DNS
2 92 (3.53%) Firewall
3 74 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 74 (2.84%) DHCP
4 73 (2.80%) Internet
5 67 (2.57%) SAN
6 44 (1.69%) HTTP
7 33 (1.27%) WAN
8 31 (1.19%) LAN
9 25 (0.96%) SSL
10 20 (0.77%) FTP
11 19 (0.73%) Network Security
12 17 (0.65%) VoIP
13 16 (0.61%) VPN
14 15 (0.58%) Intranet
15 14 (0.54%) SNMP
16 12 (0.46%) NAS
17 11 (0.42%) NetScaler
17 11 (0.42%) SMTP
18 9 (0.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (15.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 367 (14.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 333 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 285 (10.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 176 (6.76%) Relational Database
6 172 (6.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 139 (5.34%) NoSQL
8 136 (5.22%) MySQL
9 134 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
10 125 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 80 (3.07%) SQL Server 2000
12 70 (2.69%) Oracle Database
13 65 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 57 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
15 55 (2.11%) MS Access
16 43 (1.65%) DTS
17 41 (1.57%) MongoDB
18 25 (0.96%) RDBMS
18 25 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
18 25 (0.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 241 (9.25%) Visual Studio
2 204 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 162 (6.22%) Git (software)
4 137 (5.26%) Subversion
5 99 (3.80%) NUnit
6 61 (2.34%) Moq
7 59 (2.27%) Selenium
8 57 (2.19%) TeamCity
8 57 (2.19%) Jenkins
9 48 (1.84%) MSTest
9 48 (1.84%) Rhino Mocks
10 43 (1.65%) JIRA
11 38 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 37 (1.42%) SpecFlow
12 37 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 31 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 26 (1.00%) JUnit
15 23 (0.88%) Maven
16 16 (0.61%) ReSharper
17 15 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 291 (11.18%) Finance
2 97 (3.73%) Retail
3 70 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 67 (2.57%) Marketing
5 64 (2.46%) Banking
6 41 (1.57%) Back Office
7 35 (1.34%) Advertising
8 32 (1.23%) Games
9 31 (1.19%) Legal
10 20 (0.77%) Billing
11 19 (0.73%) Front Office
12 18 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.69%) Law
13 13 (0.50%) Automotive
14 12 (0.46%) Electronics
14 12 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.38%) Music Industry
16 9 (0.35%) French Language
17 8 (0.31%) German Language
18 6 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1457 (55.95%) Developer
2 615 (23.62%) .NET Developer
3 318 (12.21%) C# Developer
4 260 (9.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 258 (9.91%) Analyst
6 213 (8.18%) Web Developer
7 200 (7.68%) Senior Developer
8 190 (7.30%) DBA
9 182 (6.99%) Software Developer
10 151 (5.80%) SQL DBA
11 148 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 147 (5.65%) Administrator
13 146 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
14 144 (5.53%) Programmer
15 140 (5.38%) Software Engineer
16 119 (4.57%) Support Analyst
17 114 (4.38%) Architect
18 111 (4.26%) AWS Developer
19 102 (3.92%) Applications Support
20 87 (3.34%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1596 (61.29%) .NET
2 1110 (42.63%) ASP.NET
3 815 (31.30%) HTML
4 579 (22.24%) CSS
5 550 (21.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 544 (20.89%) jQuery
7 403 (15.48%) .NET Framework
8 319 (12.25%) WCF
9 290 (11.14%) Web Services
10 264 (10.14%) XML
11 251 (9.64%) Entity Framework
12 229 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 207 (7.95%) AngularJS
14 205 (7.87%) HTML5
15 186 (7.14%) Ajax
16 131 (5.03%) RESTful
16 131 (5.03%) CSS3
17 130 (4.99%) WPF
18 106 (4.07%) KnockoutJS
18 106 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 217 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (5.72%) Computer Science
3 109 (4.19%) Clustering
4 106 (4.07%) Replication
4 106 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 94 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 67 (2.57%) N-Tier
7 58 (2.23%) Mathematics
8 52 (2.00%) User Experience
9 49 (1.88%) Client/Server
10 36 (1.38%) Social Media
11 33 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
12 29 (1.11%) Data Centre
12 29 (1.11%) BBC
13 25 (0.96%) Pocket PC
14 24 (0.92%) Visualisation
15 22 (0.84%) Blackberry
16 16 (0.61%) Statistics
16 16 (0.61%) Mobile App
16 16 (0.61%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 786 (30.18%) Windows
2 204 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 170 (6.53%) Linux
4 164 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (2.19%) UNIX
7 54 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 41 (1.57%) Android
9 38 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 34 (1.31%) Windows 2000
11 30 (1.15%) Windows XP
12 23 (0.88%) Solaris
13 20 (0.77%) Windows 8
14 18 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.42%) AIX
16 9 (0.35%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.19%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.15%) Debian
19 3 (0.12%) SUSE
19 3 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 844 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 818 (31.41%) MVC
3 480 (18.43%) TDD
4 337 (12.94%) Scrum
5 266 (10.22%) OO
6 242 (9.29%) ITIL
7 223 (8.56%) Software Engineering
8 212 (8.14%) SDLC
9 210 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
10 186 (7.14%) Web Application Development
11 162 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
12 156 (5.99%) BDD
13 155 (5.95%) Project Management
14 148 (5.68%) Unit Testing
15 144 (5.53%) Web Development
16 115 (4.42%) E-Commerce
17 114 (4.38%) CRM
18 102 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
19 101 (3.88%) Mentoring
20 88 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1411 (54.19%) C#
2 1268 (48.69%) SQL
3 879 (33.76%) JavaScript
4 438 (16.82%) T-SQL
5 257 (9.87%) Java
6 227 (8.72%) VB.NET
7 151 (5.80%) VB
8 117 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 85 (3.26%) C++
10 80 (3.07%) VBA
11 76 (2.92%) Ruby
12 63 (2.42%) C
13 60 (2.30%) VBScript
14 56 (2.15%) PHP
15 38 (1.46%) PL/SQL
15 38 (1.46%) Perl
16 33 (1.27%) Objective-C
17 30 (1.15%) Shell Script
18 27 (1.04%) VB6
19 21 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 353 (13.56%) Degree
2 249 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (3.15%) MCSA
4 78 (3.00%) MCSE
5 75 (2.88%) MCP
6 60 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 46 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 41 (1.57%) MCITP
9 38 (1.46%) ISEB
10 32 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (0.84%) VCP5
12 21 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.69%) CCNA
14 17 (0.65%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.42%) HND
15 11 (0.42%) MCTS
16 9 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 8 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
18 5 (0.19%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.26%) QA
2 45 (1.73%) SLA
3 12 (0.46%) HL7
4 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.12%) RosettaNet
7 2 (0.077%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
System Software
1 247 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 120 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (2.80%) XenApp
4 66 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 64 (2.46%) vSphere
6 61 (2.34%) VMware ESX
7 35 (1.34%) XenDesktop
8 26 (1.00%) vCloud
9 19 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (0.54%) ISA Server
12 10 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (0.31%) Terminal Server
14 6 (0.23%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.15%) NFS
16 3 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.077%) Xen
17 2 (0.077%) Postfix
17 2 (0.077%) KVM
17 2 (0.077%) Docker
Systems Management
1 50 (1.92%) Puppet
2 45 (1.73%) SCCM
3 31 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 19 (0.73%) NetBackup
4 19 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 18 (0.69%) SCOM
6 14 (0.54%) WSUS
7 11 (0.42%) MOM
8 9 (0.35%) Data Guard
8 9 (0.35%) Ansible
8 9 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.23%) logstash
11 5 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.15%) Nagios
12 4 (0.15%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.12%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 976 (37.48%) Microsoft
2 327 (12.56%) Oracle
3 221 (8.49%) VMware
4 112 (4.30%) Citrix
5 71 (2.73%) Cisco
6 49 (1.88%) IBM
7 48 (1.84%) Facebook
8 47 (1.80%) SAP
8 47 (1.80%) Google
9 36 (1.38%) HP
9 36 (1.38%) Apple
10 29 (1.11%) Yahoo!
10 29 (1.11%) Sony
11 25 (0.96%) Sophos
11 25 (0.96%) CheckPoint
12 24 (0.92%) Sybase
13 22 (0.84%) Cognos
13 22 (0.84%) Intel
13 22 (0.84%) Symantec
14 20 (0.77%) MKS
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus, flextime
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
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Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20k - 25k per year
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Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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