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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1228 1302 2014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.82% 19.15% 22.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.12% 61.94% 62.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1198 1900
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2150 2102 3244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.71% 30.92% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1806 2939
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -2 384 £41,500 +3.75% 29
Cambridgeshire -6 304 £40,000 +6.66% 33
Essex +3 214 £45,000 +18.42% 20
Bedfordshire -5 176 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Suffolk -1 105 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Norfolk -7 53 £40,000 +15.94% 11
East Anglia -1 2 £35,000 -22.22%
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1495 (59.97%) .NET
2 1348 (54.07%) C#
3 1122 (45.01%) SQL
4 1063 (42.64%) ASP.NET
5 893 (35.82%) Microsoft
6 822 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
7 782 (31.37%) MVC
8 741 (29.72%) JavaScript
9 673 (27.00%) HTML
10 632 (25.35%) Windows
11 539 (21.62%) CSS
12 515 (20.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 505 (20.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 481 (19.29%) jQuery
15 472 (18.93%) WCF
16 467 (18.73%) TDD
17 422 (16.93%) Oracle
18 406 (16.29%) MS Excel
19 378 (15.16%) Scrum
20 374 (15.00%) Finance
21 365 (14.64%) Visual Studio
22 360 (14.44%) T-SQL
23 346 (13.88%) Java
24 313 (12.56%) OO
25 308 (12.35%) Degree
26 299 (11.99%) .NET Framework
27 285 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 284 (11.39%) VB.NET
29 280 (11.23%) Web Services
30 257 (10.31%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 248 (9.95%) IIS
2 222 (8.90%) SharePoint
3 121 (4.85%) MS Exchange
4 95 (3.81%) JBoss
5 93 (3.73%) CMS
6 77 (3.09%) WebLogic
7 72 (2.89%) WebSphere
8 64 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 59 (2.37%) Node.js
10 57 (2.29%) Tomcat
11 48 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 47 (1.89%) Apache
13 45 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
14 44 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
15 42 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
16 37 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
17 34 (1.36%) GlassFish
18 30 (1.20%) OpenEdge
19 28 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
20 24 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 406 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 125 (5.01%) MS Office
3 19 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.44%) Mingle
5 10 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.28%) MS Project
8 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.040%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 49 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.84%) Magento
3 19 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.40%) Agresso
6 9 (0.36%) AWD
7 7 (0.28%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.20%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.16%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.12%) Academy Housing
10 3 (0.12%) arcHouse
11 2 (0.080%) SalesLogix
11 2 (0.080%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.080%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.040%) Sage 50
12 1 (0.040%) Infor M3
12 1 (0.040%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 94 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.08%) SaaS
4 12 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
4 12 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.32%) Office 365
7 4 (0.16%) GitHub
7 4 (0.16%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.080%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.080%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.080%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.040%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (4.09%) Firewall
2 78 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 78 (3.13%) DNS
3 75 (3.01%) SAN
4 73 (2.93%) Internet
5 47 (1.89%) WAN
6 45 (1.81%) DHCP
6 45 (1.81%) LAN
7 41 (1.64%) HTTP
8 38 (1.52%) NAS
9 32 (1.28%) VPN
10 28 (1.12%) VoIP
11 21 (0.84%) VLAN
12 20 (0.80%) Intranet
13 19 (0.76%) SSL
14 16 (0.64%) FTP
15 15 (0.60%) Network Security
16 12 (0.48%) HTTPS
17 11 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (20.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 285 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 247 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 208 (8.34%) Relational Database
5 204 (8.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 193 (7.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 182 (7.30%) MySQL
8 143 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
9 141 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 107 (4.29%) Oracle Database
11 73 (2.93%) NoSQL
12 72 (2.89%) Crystal Reports
13 69 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
14 65 (2.61%) RDBMS
15 56 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
16 54 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
17 52 (2.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 49 (1.97%) DB2
19 47 (1.89%) OLAP
19 47 (1.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 365 (14.64%) Visual Studio
2 195 (7.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 192 (7.70%) NUnit
4 145 (5.82%) Git (software)
5 140 (5.62%) Rhino Mocks
6 119 (4.77%) Moq
7 100 (4.01%) Subversion
8 92 (3.69%) MSTest
9 62 (2.49%) TeamCity
10 45 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 44 (1.76%) Maven
12 42 (1.68%) Selenium
13 39 (1.56%) JIRA
13 39 (1.56%) Ant
14 34 (1.36%) SpecFlow
15 30 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 27 (1.08%) MSBuild
17 25 (1.00%) Eclipse
18 20 (0.80%) JUnit
18 20 (0.80%) Jasmine
General
1 374 (15.00%) Finance
2 74 (2.97%) Marketing
3 72 (2.89%) Retail
4 64 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 53 (2.13%) Banking
6 48 (1.93%) Games
7 35 (1.40%) Advertising
8 22 (0.88%) Legal
8 22 (0.88%) Music Industry
9 21 (0.84%) Automotive
10 16 (0.64%) Law
11 15 (0.60%) Back Office
12 14 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.56%) Billing
13 8 (0.32%) Publishing
13 8 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.28%) Local Government
15 6 (0.24%) iGaming
15 6 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1473 (59.09%) Developer
2 557 (22.34%) .NET Developer
3 382 (15.32%) C# Developer
4 292 (11.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 289 (11.59%) Analyst
6 261 (10.47%) Senior Developer
7 186 (7.46%) Web Developer
8 163 (6.54%) Software Developer
9 162 (6.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 126 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 123 (4.93%) DBA
12 120 (4.81%) Junior
13 117 (4.69%) Architect
14 116 (4.65%) Java Developer
15 114 (4.57%) Support Analyst
15 114 (4.57%) Administrator
16 113 (4.53%) Applications Support
17 102 (4.09%) Senior C# Developer
18 91 (3.65%) SQL DBA
19 86 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1495 (59.97%) .NET
2 1063 (42.64%) ASP.NET
3 673 (27.00%) HTML
4 539 (21.62%) CSS
5 505 (20.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 481 (19.29%) jQuery
7 472 (18.93%) WCF
8 299 (11.99%) .NET Framework
9 280 (11.23%) Web Services
10 257 (10.31%) XML
11 217 (8.70%) WPF
12 186 (7.46%) HTML5
13 153 (6.14%) Ajax
14 142 (5.70%) WinForms
15 136 (5.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 131 (5.25%) LINQ
17 116 (4.65%) Silverlight
18 105 (4.21%) J2EE
19 95 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 95 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 151 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 132 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (3.41%) Clustering
4 74 (2.97%) N-Tier
5 58 (2.33%) User Experience
6 52 (2.09%) Replication
7 44 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
8 43 (1.72%) Blackberry
9 36 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 30 (1.20%) Social Media
11 29 (1.16%) BBC
12 28 (1.12%) Visualisation
13 27 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (1.08%) Management Information System
14 26 (1.04%) Data Extraction
15 25 (1.00%) Mobile App
16 22 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
17 19 (0.76%) Algorithms
18 17 (0.68%) Open Source
18 17 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 632 (25.35%) Windows
2 172 (6.90%) Linux
3 114 (4.57%) UNIX
3 114 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (3.09%) Android
4 77 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 46 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 34 (1.36%) Solaris
9 31 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (1.08%) Windows 2000
11 25 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 22 (0.88%) Windows XP
13 15 (0.60%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.40%) CentOS
15 9 (0.36%) AIX
15 9 (0.36%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.28%) Debian
16 7 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 782 (31.37%) MVC
3 467 (18.73%) TDD
4 378 (15.16%) Scrum
5 313 (12.56%) OO
6 239 (9.59%) Software Engineering
7 173 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
8 170 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 166 (6.66%) Web Development
10 151 (6.06%) Web Application Development
11 148 (5.94%) BDD
12 142 (5.70%) ITIL
13 111 (4.45%) OOP
14 109 (4.37%) ETL
15 101 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 86 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
17 85 (3.41%) CRM
17 85 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
17 85 (3.41%) Mentoring
18 84 (3.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1348 (54.07%) C#
2 1122 (45.01%) SQL
3 741 (29.72%) JavaScript
4 360 (14.44%) T-SQL
5 346 (13.88%) Java
6 284 (11.39%) VB.NET
7 157 (6.30%) VB
8 102 (4.09%) PowerShell
9 93 (3.73%) C++
10 83 (3.33%) Ruby
11 82 (3.29%) PHP
12 72 (2.89%) PL/SQL
13 63 (2.53%) VB6
14 61 (2.45%) C
15 56 (2.25%) VBA
16 46 (1.85%) Shell Script
17 29 (1.16%) XAML
17 29 (1.16%) VBScript
18 28 (1.12%) Python
19 26 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 308 (12.35%) Degree
2 141 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.97%) MCTS
4 49 (1.97%) MCSE
5 47 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 41 (1.64%) MCP
7 33 (1.32%) MCSA
8 25 (1.00%) MCITP
9 22 (0.88%) MCSD
10 19 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (0.68%) MCAD
12 15 (0.60%) CCNA
12 15 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.40%) ISEB
14 8 (0.32%) CCNP
14 8 (0.32%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.28%) MCDST
15 7 (0.28%) VCP5
16 4 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (2.93%) SLA
2 58 (2.33%) QA
3 24 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.52%) ISO 8583
5 11 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.16%) WCAG
6 4 (0.16%) HL7
6 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.080%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.040%) JSP 440
System Software
1 164 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 118 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 49 (1.97%) vSphere
5 41 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 33 (1.32%) vCloud
7 31 (1.24%) XenApp
8 23 (0.92%) XenDesktop
9 17 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.36%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.28%) XenServer
14 6 (0.24%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.24%) Samba
15 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.16%) Xen
15 4 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.16%) UAG
15 4 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (1.04%) Backup Exec
2 23 (0.92%) NetBackup
3 21 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 20 (0.80%) MOM
5 18 (0.72%) Puppet
6 16 (0.64%) logstash
7 15 (0.60%) SCCM
8 14 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.40%) Ansible
10 10 (0.40%) Data Guard
11 7 (0.28%) SCOM
12 6 (0.24%) Control-M
13 5 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 4 (0.16%) Nagios
14 4 (0.16%) ARCserve
14 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
15 3 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 3 (0.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 893 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 422 (16.93%) Oracle
3 188 (7.54%) VMware
4 109 (4.37%) Citrix
5 82 (3.29%) Cisco
6 57 (2.29%) Google
7 53 (2.13%) IBM
8 43 (1.72%) EPiServer
8 43 (1.72%) Facebook
9 41 (1.64%) Business Objects
10 39 (1.56%) SAP
11 31 (1.24%) Apple
12 30 (1.20%) Symantec
12 30 (1.20%) Sony
13 29 (1.16%) Yahoo!
14 27 (1.08%) HP
14 27 (1.08%) Sitecore
15 26 (1.04%) Red Hat
16 24 (0.96%) Sophos
16 24 (0.96%) Veritas
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
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Salary: £40k - 44k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £Competitive + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum £32,000 - £45,000 + On Experience +
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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