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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1368 1502 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.84% 19.01% 20.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.72% 59.75% 62.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 1327 1612
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £53,400
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
2181 2514 2783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.04% 31.82% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1797 2122 2449
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 27 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 27 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 +8 433 £45,000 +12.50% 46
Cambridgeshire -10 295 £40,000 - 44
Essex +1 249 £39,000 -2.50% 25
Bedfordshire -6 195 £45,000 +4.65% 22
Suffolk -4 115 £40,000 - 19
Norfolk +1 98 £40,000 +14.28% 6
East Anglia - 1 £35,000 - 2
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 1532 (59.20%) .NET
2 1378 (53.25%) C#
3 1200 (46.37%) SQL
4 1083 (41.85%) ASP.NET
5 1039 (40.15%) Microsoft
6 885 (34.20%) JavaScript
7 878 (33.93%) HTML
8 843 (32.57%) MVC
9 771 (29.79%) Windows
10 763 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
11 695 (26.85%) CSS
12 553 (21.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 535 (20.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 510 (19.71%) jQuery
15 482 (18.62%) MS Excel
16 420 (16.23%) TDD
17 391 (15.11%) Oracle
18 374 (14.45%) T-SQL
18 374 (14.45%) WCF
19 362 (13.99%) Degree
20 357 (13.79%) Java
21 342 (13.21%) OO
22 328 (12.67%) Web Services
23 327 (12.64%) Finance
24 321 (12.40%) Scrum
25 315 (12.17%) XML
25 315 (12.17%) .NET Framework
26 305 (11.79%) Visual Studio
27 297 (11.48%) IIS
28 286 (11.05%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 297 (11.48%) IIS
2 286 (11.05%) SharePoint
3 190 (7.34%) MS Exchange
4 124 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 102 (3.94%) JBoss
6 87 (3.36%) Tomcat
7 84 (3.25%) CMS
8 80 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 78 (3.01%) WebSphere
10 74 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 66 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
12 61 (2.36%) WebLogic
13 57 (2.20%) Node.js
14 53 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
15 49 (1.89%) Apache
16 34 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
17 33 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
18 20 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 20 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
18 20 (0.77%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 482 (18.62%) MS Excel
2 103 (3.98%) MS Office
3 25 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.66%) MS Project
5 10 (0.39%) Mingle
6 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.15%) InDesign
7 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 66 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.58%) Magento
4 10 (0.39%) AWD
5 9 (0.35%) Agresso
6 7 (0.27%) Maximo
6 7 (0.27%) CA PPM
7 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.19%) Sage CRM
8 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.15%) SAP SRM
9 4 (0.15%) SalesLogix
9 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.15%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.12%) Tridion
10 3 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.12%) Academy Housing
10 3 (0.12%) arcHouse
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 99 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.24%) SaaS
3 32 (1.24%) Office 365
4 15 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
4 15 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.23%) PaaS
8 5 (0.19%) IaaS
8 5 (0.19%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.12%) GitHub
10 3 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.077%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.039%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 140 (5.41%) Firewall
2 115 (4.44%) DNS
3 100 (3.86%) SAN
4 92 (3.55%) Internet
5 87 (3.36%) TCP/IP
6 77 (2.98%) DHCP
7 53 (2.05%) HTTP
8 48 (1.85%) VPN
9 47 (1.82%) WAN
10 43 (1.66%) LAN
11 41 (1.58%) SSL
12 39 (1.51%) FTP
13 36 (1.39%) VoIP
13 36 (1.39%) VLAN
14 28 (1.08%) NAS
15 23 (0.89%) Network Security
16 16 (0.62%) Wireless
17 14 (0.54%) MPLS
17 14 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (0.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 553 (21.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 284 (10.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 264 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 240 (9.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 210 (8.11%) Relational Database
6 195 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 168 (6.49%) MySQL
8 151 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 126 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
10 99 (3.83%) Oracle Database
11 76 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
12 66 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 62 (2.40%) NoSQL
14 61 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
15 60 (2.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 52 (2.01%) DB2
17 44 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
18 43 (1.66%) RDBMS
19 39 (1.51%) MS Access
20 36 (1.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 305 (11.79%) Visual Studio
2 211 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 161 (6.22%) Git (software)
4 139 (5.37%) NUnit
5 108 (4.17%) Subversion
6 89 (3.44%) Moq
7 88 (3.40%) Rhino Mocks
8 62 (2.40%) MSTest
9 50 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 49 (1.89%) TeamCity
11 47 (1.82%) Selenium
12 45 (1.74%) SpecFlow
13 38 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
14 37 (1.43%) JIRA
15 33 (1.28%) JUnit
15 33 (1.28%) Jenkins
16 32 (1.24%) Eclipse
17 25 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
18 22 (0.85%) Maven
19 18 (0.70%) MSBuild
General
1 327 (12.64%) Finance
2 88 (3.40%) Retail
3 63 (2.43%) Marketing
4 57 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 55 (2.13%) Banking
6 49 (1.89%) Games
7 39 (1.51%) Back Office
8 26 (1.00%) Legal
9 23 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.73%) Publishing
11 18 (0.70%) Advertising
12 17 (0.66%) Music Industry
13 16 (0.62%) Automotive
14 10 (0.39%) Electronics
15 9 (0.35%) Law
16 8 (0.31%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.27%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.23%) Front Office
18 6 (0.23%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1496 (57.81%) Developer
2 605 (23.38%) .NET Developer
3 354 (13.68%) C# Developer
4 297 (11.48%) Analyst
5 271 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 226 (8.73%) Senior Developer
7 195 (7.53%) Web Developer
8 183 (7.07%) Software Developer
9 142 (5.49%) Support Analyst
10 137 (5.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 131 (5.06%) Architect
12 128 (4.95%) DBA
13 127 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
14 116 (4.48%) Programmer
15 115 (4.44%) Software Engineer
16 111 (4.29%) Administrator
17 109 (4.21%) Junior
18 107 (4.13%) Applications Support
19 105 (4.06%) AWS Developer
20 101 (3.90%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1532 (59.20%) .NET
2 1083 (41.85%) ASP.NET
3 878 (33.93%) HTML
4 695 (26.85%) CSS
5 535 (20.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 510 (19.71%) jQuery
7 374 (14.45%) WCF
8 328 (12.67%) Web Services
9 315 (12.17%) XML
9 315 (12.17%) .NET Framework
10 251 (9.70%) HTML5
11 176 (6.80%) Ajax
12 165 (6.38%) WPF
13 155 (5.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 149 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 149 (5.76%) J2EE
15 132 (5.10%) CSS3
16 123 (4.75%) LINQ
17 101 (3.90%) RESTful
17 101 (3.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 152 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 102 (3.94%) Clustering
4 94 (3.63%) N-Tier
5 84 (3.25%) Replication
6 68 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 60 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 59 (2.28%) User Experience
9 51 (1.97%) Mathematics
10 47 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
12 32 (1.24%) FMCG
12 32 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 29 (1.12%) Data Extraction
14 26 (1.00%) BBC
14 26 (1.00%) Social Media
15 22 (0.85%) Visualisation
16 20 (0.77%) Mobile App
17 18 (0.70%) Algorithms
17 18 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 771 (29.79%) Windows
2 210 (8.11%) Linux
3 169 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 146 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (4.02%) UNIX
6 90 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 77 (2.98%) Android
8 61 (2.36%) Windows 7
9 60 (2.32%) Apple iOS
10 43 (1.66%) Windows 8
11 38 (1.47%) Windows 2000
12 35 (1.35%) Solaris
13 28 (1.08%) Windows XP
13 28 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.46%) Windows Phone
15 10 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.31%) CentOS
17 7 (0.27%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.27%) Debian
18 6 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 843 (32.57%) MVC
2 763 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
3 420 (16.23%) TDD
4 342 (13.21%) OO
5 321 (12.40%) Scrum
6 261 (10.09%) Software Engineering
7 204 (7.88%) ITIL
8 187 (7.23%) Web Development
9 179 (6.92%) E-Commerce
10 173 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
11 162 (6.26%) Web Application Development
12 144 (5.56%) BDD
13 134 (5.18%) Unit Testing
14 113 (4.37%) Project Management
15 103 (3.98%) SOA
16 101 (3.90%) CRM
17 100 (3.86%) ETL
18 98 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
18 98 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
19 94 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1378 (53.25%) C#
2 1200 (46.37%) SQL
3 885 (34.20%) JavaScript
4 374 (14.45%) T-SQL
5 357 (13.79%) Java
6 207 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 165 (6.38%) VB
8 148 (5.72%) PowerShell
9 97 (3.75%) C++
10 93 (3.59%) PHP
11 64 (2.47%) Ruby
12 62 (2.40%) PL/SQL
13 60 (2.32%) C
14 58 (2.24%) VBA
15 54 (2.09%) VB6
16 53 (2.05%) VBScript
17 45 (1.74%) Shell Script
18 33 (1.28%) Python
19 29 (1.12%) Perl
20 28 (1.08%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 362 (13.99%) Degree
2 199 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 93 (3.59%) MCSE
4 85 (3.28%) MCSA
5 73 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 65 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 52 (2.01%) MCITP
8 45 (1.74%) MCP
9 28 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (1.04%) MCTS
11 25 (0.97%) ISEB
12 17 (0.66%) ISTQB
13 16 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.50%) VCP5
15 12 (0.46%) MCDST
16 11 (0.43%) CCNA
17 8 (0.31%) MCT
18 7 (0.27%) MCPD
19 6 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 6 (0.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (4.13%) QA
2 73 (2.82%) SLA
3 23 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.70%) ISO 8583
5 12 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.15%) RosettaNet
8 2 (0.077%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.077%) HL7
9 1 (0.039%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.039%) WCAG
System Software
1 276 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 151 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 76 (2.94%) vSphere
5 62 (2.40%) VMware ESX
6 58 (2.24%) XenApp
7 49 (1.89%) vCloud
8 37 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 33 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.46%) Terminal Server
11 8 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.27%) Xen
13 6 (0.23%) Samba
14 5 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.15%) NFS
15 4 (0.15%) Varnish
16 3 (0.12%) XenServer
16 3 (0.12%) KVM
16 3 (0.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 62 (2.40%) Backup Exec
2 61 (2.36%) SCCM
3 43 (1.66%) SCOM
4 34 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 34 (1.31%) NetBackup
5 27 (1.04%) Puppet
6 26 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.50%) Ansible
8 11 (0.43%) Tivoli
8 11 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (0.43%) MOM
9 10 (0.39%) logstash
9 10 (0.39%) ARCserve
10 9 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (0.31%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.31%) WSUS
12 7 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.27%) Nagios
13 5 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1039 (40.15%) Microsoft
2 391 (15.11%) Oracle
3 285 (11.01%) VMware
4 161 (6.22%) Citrix
5 106 (4.10%) Cisco
6 84 (3.25%) IBM
7 53 (2.05%) Symantec
8 50 (1.93%) SAP
9 45 (1.74%) HP
10 44 (1.70%) Sophos
11 42 (1.62%) Google
12 37 (1.43%) Facebook
13 34 (1.31%) Veritas
14 33 (1.28%) Sitecore
15 32 (1.24%) Apple
16 29 (1.12%) Red Hat
17 26 (1.00%) Sony
17 26 (1.00%) Yahoo!
18 25 (0.97%) Demandware
18 25 (0.97%) Ogone
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