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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 894 1479 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 13.55% 19.27% 18.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.35% 60.96% 58.61%
Number of salaries quoted 792 1280 1343
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
1741 2426 2607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.39% 31.61% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1529 2065 2249
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 257 £45,000 - 46
Cambridgeshire -7 209 £40,000 - 37
Essex -4 193 £40,000 - 19
Bedfordshire -3 156 £45,000 - 14
Suffolk -3 64 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Norfolk -9 25 £40,000 +3.89% 3
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1084 (55.36%) .NET
2 992 (50.66%) C#
3 933 (47.65%) SQL
4 825 (42.13%) Microsoft
5 776 (39.63%) ASP.NET
6 664 (33.91%) JavaScript
7 631 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
8 626 (31.97%) MVC
9 609 (31.10%) HTML
10 485 (24.77%) Windows
11 462 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 445 (22.73%) CSS
13 390 (19.92%) jQuery
14 370 (18.90%) MS Excel
15 355 (18.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 334 (17.06%) T-SQL
17 317 (16.19%) Finance
18 306 (15.63%) Oracle
19 298 (15.22%) WCF
20 279 (14.25%) Degree
21 274 (13.99%) TDD
22 270 (13.79%) Web Services
22 270 (13.79%) Web Development
23 262 (13.38%) Visual Studio
24 261 (13.33%) .NET Framework
24 261 (13.33%) Windows Server
25 257 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 252 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 251 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
28 233 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 166 (8.48%) IIS
2 134 (6.84%) SharePoint
3 127 (6.49%) MS Exchange
4 68 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 47 (2.40%) CMS
7 41 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 41 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (1.84%) JBoss
9 35 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 33 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 32 (1.63%) WebSphere
12 30 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 28 (1.43%) Apache
14 25 (1.28%) Tomcat
15 22 (1.12%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.87%) NServiceBus
17 16 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
18 15 (0.77%) Apache Spark
18 15 (0.77%) SAS
Applications
1 370 (18.90%) MS Excel
2 126 (6.44%) MS Office
3 15 (0.77%) MS Project
3 15 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.051%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 50 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (0.77%) SDL Web 8
4 10 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.36%) Scribe Insight
6 6 (0.31%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.26%) AWD
7 5 (0.26%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.20%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.20%) Sage X3
9 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.10%) MetaTrader
10 2 (0.10%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.10%) Sage CRM
11 1 (0.051%) Maximo
11 1 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.051%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 117 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (3.22%) Office 365
4 29 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (1.38%) Amazon S3
6 17 (0.87%) GitHub
7 14 (0.72%) PaaS
8 11 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.56%) SaaS
9 6 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.31%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.26%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.26%) IaaS
11 4 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.15%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.10%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 142 (7.25%) Firewall
2 104 (5.31%) SAN
3 100 (5.11%) DNS
4 94 (4.80%) VPN
5 88 (4.49%) TCP/IP
6 86 (4.39%) DHCP
7 64 (3.27%) LAN
8 63 (3.22%) VLAN
9 62 (3.17%) WAN
10 59 (3.01%) NAS
11 46 (2.35%) Internet
12 38 (1.94%) VoIP
12 38 (1.94%) Wireless
13 34 (1.74%) SMTP
14 31 (1.58%) SSL
15 30 (1.53%) IMAP
16 29 (1.48%) DMZ
17 23 (1.17%) LDAP
18 20 (1.02%) HTTP
19 19 (0.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (18.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 257 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 252 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 233 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 164 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
6 161 (8.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 153 (7.81%) Relational Database
8 147 (7.51%) MySQL
9 134 (6.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 100 (5.11%) NoSQL
11 69 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
12 59 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
12 59 (3.01%) Oracle Database
13 57 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
14 48 (2.45%) QlikView
15 45 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 39 (1.99%) Big Data
17 38 (1.94%) RDBMS
18 36 (1.84%) Hadoop
19 27 (1.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 262 (13.38%) Visual Studio
2 229 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 146 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 101 (5.16%) Subversion
5 72 (3.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 66 (3.37%) NUnit
7 44 (2.25%) Selenium
8 36 (1.84%) TeamCity
9 35 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
10 28 (1.43%) JIRA
11 22 (1.12%) Moq
12 16 (0.82%) ReSharper
13 15 (0.77%) Maven
14 14 (0.72%) Jasmine
14 14 (0.72%) SpecFlow
15 13 (0.66%) JUnit
15 13 (0.66%) MSTest
15 13 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 12 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (0.46%) Cucumber
General
1 317 (16.19%) Finance
2 74 (3.78%) Retail
3 64 (3.27%) Games
4 54 (2.76%) Banking
5 48 (2.45%) Advertising
6 40 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.74%) Marketing
8 26 (1.33%) Legal
9 20 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.82%) Law
11 14 (0.72%) Electronics
12 10 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.41%) German Language
14 7 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.31%) Back Office
16 5 (0.26%) Front Office
16 5 (0.26%) Military
16 5 (0.26%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1123 (57.35%) Developer
2 605 (30.90%) .NET Developer
3 468 (23.90%) C# Developer
4 319 (16.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 215 (10.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 207 (10.57%) SQL Developer
7 202 (10.32%) Analyst
8 190 (9.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 164 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 150 (7.66%) Senior Developer
11 145 (7.41%) Web Developer
12 102 (5.21%) Programmer
13 89 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
14 87 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
15 86 (4.39%) DBA
16 82 (4.19%) Software Developer
17 81 (4.14%) Architect
18 78 (3.98%) Applications Support
18 78 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 76 (3.88%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1084 (55.36%) .NET
2 776 (39.63%) ASP.NET
3 609 (31.10%) HTML
4 462 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 445 (22.73%) CSS
6 390 (19.92%) jQuery
7 298 (15.22%) WCF
8 270 (13.79%) Web Services
9 261 (13.33%) .NET Framework
10 227 (11.59%) AngularJS
11 208 (10.62%) HTML5
12 203 (10.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 200 (10.21%) XML
14 175 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 171 (8.73%) Ajax
16 139 (7.10%) Entity Framework
17 130 (6.64%) RESTful
18 126 (6.44%) CSS3
19 100 (5.11%) Node.js
20 91 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 176 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 175 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (3.73%) User Experience
4 61 (3.12%) Management Information System
5 59 (3.01%) Replication
6 57 (2.91%) Mathematics
7 44 (2.25%) Blackberry
8 43 (2.20%) iPad
9 40 (2.04%) Clustering
10 38 (1.94%) Data Centre
10 38 (1.94%) Data Integration
10 38 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
11 37 (1.89%) Virtual Team
12 36 (1.84%) Mobile App
13 32 (1.63%) iPhone
13 32 (1.63%) Social Media
13 32 (1.63%) Visualisation
14 30 (1.53%) Driving Licence
15 29 (1.48%) Cryptography
15 29 (1.48%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 485 (24.77%) Windows
2 261 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 162 (8.27%) Linux
4 148 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (3.22%) Windows 7
7 60 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (2.76%) Unix
9 49 (2.50%) Android
10 43 (2.20%) Windows 8
11 34 (1.74%) Windows 10
11 34 (1.74%) Windows XP
12 33 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (1.53%) Windows Vista
14 19 (0.97%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.31%) AIX
16 2 (0.10%) CentOS
16 2 (0.10%) HPUX
16 2 (0.10%) Solaris
17 1 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
2 626 (31.97%) MVC
3 274 (13.99%) TDD
4 270 (13.79%) Web Development
5 251 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 208 (10.62%) Scrum
7 189 (9.65%) OO
8 161 (8.22%) Software Engineering
9 153 (7.81%) BDD
10 136 (6.95%) SDLC
11 135 (6.89%) Project Management
12 130 (6.64%) Web Application Development
13 129 (6.59%) Unit Testing
14 115 (5.87%) Analytics
14 115 (5.87%) ITIL
15 114 (5.82%) ETL
16 108 (5.52%) Mentoring
17 105 (5.36%) CRM
18 99 (5.06%) E-Commerce
19 81 (4.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 992 (50.66%) C#
2 933 (47.65%) SQL
3 664 (33.91%) JavaScript
4 334 (17.06%) T-SQL
5 182 (9.30%) VB.NET
6 181 (9.24%) Java
7 85 (4.34%) Ruby
8 72 (3.68%) VB
9 62 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 59 (3.01%) C++
11 56 (2.86%) C
12 51 (2.60%) VBA
13 42 (2.15%) PL/SQL
14 36 (1.84%) Python
15 33 (1.69%) VBScript
16 27 (1.38%) Perl
17 23 (1.17%) PHP
18 20 (1.02%) Scala
19 17 (0.87%) Bash Shell
20 16 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 279 (14.25%) Degree
2 105 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (1.53%) MCSA
4 30 (1.53%) MCSE
5 26 (1.33%) CCNA
6 24 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 20 (1.02%) ISEB
9 18 (0.92%) MCP
10 15 (0.77%) Postgraduate
11 14 (0.72%) CCNP
12 12 (0.61%) ISTQB
13 11 (0.56%) MCITP
14 8 (0.41%) HNC
14 8 (0.41%) HND
14 8 (0.41%) MCDST
15 5 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.19%) QA
2 50 (2.55%) SLA
3 16 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 177 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 126 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (3.27%) Hyper-V
4 42 (2.15%) XenApp
5 32 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (1.53%) vSphere
7 24 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 23 (1.17%) NFS
9 18 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (0.92%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.51%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.41%) Xen
12 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.10%) iptables
13 2 (0.10%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.10%) KVM
13 2 (0.10%) Postfix
13 2 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (1.53%) Backup Exec
2 26 (1.33%) SCCM
3 19 (0.97%) SCOM
4 15 (0.77%) Data Guard
5 8 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.31%) Puppet
8 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.20%) Ansible
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.10%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.10%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.10%) MOM
12 1 (0.051%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.051%) Oozie
12 1 (0.051%) Simpana
Vendors
1 825 (42.13%) Microsoft
2 306 (15.63%) Oracle
3 152 (7.76%) VMware
4 110 (5.62%) Cisco
5 81 (4.14%) Citrix
6 69 (3.52%) Apple
7 57 (2.91%) HP
8 56 (2.86%) Tableau
9 39 (1.99%) SAP
10 38 (1.94%) Google
11 37 (1.89%) IBM
12 35 (1.79%) Facebook
13 30 (1.53%) Draytek
14 26 (1.33%) Dell
15 25 (1.28%) Sony
15 25 (1.28%) Veeam
15 25 (1.28%) Yahoo!
16 24 (1.23%) Red Hat
17 23 (1.17%) 3PAR
18 22 (1.12%) RedGate
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