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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1249 1211 1920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.28% 18.35% 22.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.57% 59.42% 61.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1114 1804
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £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
2062 2038 3105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.54% 30.88% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1667 1721 2775
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 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +4 392 £42,500 +6.25% 47
Cambridgeshire -1 298 £40,000 - 61
Essex +4 212 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Bedfordshire -7 176 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Suffolk +1 110 £37,500 -6.25% 24
Norfolk -3 72 £40,000 +14.28% 15
East Anglia - 2 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1477 (58.96%) .NET
2 1335 (53.29%) C#
3 1113 (44.43%) SQL
4 1037 (41.40%) ASP.NET
5 935 (37.33%) Microsoft
6 799 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
7 785 (31.34%) MVC
8 767 (30.62%) JavaScript
9 726 (28.98%) HTML
10 652 (26.03%) Windows
11 591 (23.59%) CSS
12 543 (21.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 499 (19.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 496 (19.80%) jQuery
15 437 (17.45%) TDD
16 432 (17.25%) WCF
17 422 (16.85%) Oracle
18 420 (16.77%) MS Excel
19 371 (14.81%) Java
20 365 (14.57%) Finance
21 353 (14.09%) Scrum
22 350 (13.97%) T-SQL
23 342 (13.65%) Visual Studio
24 321 (12.81%) OO
25 320 (12.77%) Degree
26 309 (12.34%) Web Services
27 299 (11.94%) .NET Framework
28 288 (11.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 276 (11.02%) XML
30 264 (10.54%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 263 (10.50%) IIS
2 223 (8.90%) SharePoint
3 139 (5.55%) MS Exchange
4 105 (4.19%) JBoss
5 86 (3.43%) CMS
6 83 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 76 (3.03%) WebLogic
8 71 (2.83%) Tomcat
9 70 (2.79%) WebSphere
10 58 (2.32%) Node.js
11 55 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 51 (2.04%) Apache
13 48 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
14 43 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
15 38 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
16 31 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
17 29 (1.16%) GlassFish
18 26 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
19 24 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 24 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 420 (16.77%) MS Excel
2 117 (4.67%) MS Office
3 20 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.48%) Mingle
6 11 (0.44%) MS Project
7 10 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.84%) Magento
3 20 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.40%) Agresso
6 9 (0.36%) AWD
7 5 (0.20%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.20%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.16%) SalesLogix
8 4 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.12%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.12%) arcHouse
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.080%) Maximo
10 2 (0.080%) CA Clarity
10 2 (0.080%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.040%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 94 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (0.88%) SaaS
4 15 (0.60%) Office 365
5 13 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
5 13 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.24%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.20%) PaaS
9 4 (0.16%) GitHub
9 4 (0.16%) IaaS
10 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.040%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 112 (4.47%) Firewall
2 90 (3.59%) DNS
3 79 (3.15%) SAN
3 79 (3.15%) Internet
4 76 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 54 (2.16%) DHCP
6 39 (1.56%) HTTP
7 38 (1.52%) WAN
7 38 (1.52%) VPN
8 37 (1.48%) LAN
9 34 (1.36%) NAS
10 33 (1.32%) VoIP
11 26 (1.04%) FTP
12 25 (1.00%) SSL
12 25 (1.00%) VLAN
13 16 (0.64%) Network Security
14 12 (0.48%) Wireless
14 12 (0.48%) Intranet
15 11 (0.44%) HTTPS
15 11 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 543 (21.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 288 (11.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 264 (10.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 205 (8.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 200 (7.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 197 (7.86%) Relational Database
7 174 (6.95%) MySQL
8 155 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 143 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
10 120 (4.79%) Oracle Database
11 75 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 71 (2.83%) Crystal Reports
13 70 (2.79%) NoSQL
14 60 (2.40%) RDBMS
14 60 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
15 58 (2.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 57 (2.28%) DB2
17 54 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
18 43 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
18 43 (1.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 342 (13.65%) Visual Studio
2 192 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 180 (7.19%) NUnit
4 153 (6.11%) Git (software)
5 128 (5.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 104 (4.15%) Moq
7 93 (3.71%) Subversion
8 87 (3.47%) MSTest
9 64 (2.55%) TeamCity
10 46 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 44 (1.76%) JIRA
12 39 (1.56%) SpecFlow
13 38 (1.52%) Selenium
14 36 (1.44%) Maven
15 32 (1.28%) Eclipse
16 31 (1.24%) Ant
17 27 (1.08%) JUnit
17 27 (1.08%) MSBuild
18 26 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 24 (0.96%) Jenkins
General
1 365 (14.57%) Finance
2 81 (3.23%) Retail
3 77 (3.07%) Marketing
4 60 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 56 (2.24%) Banking
6 46 (1.84%) Games
7 29 (1.16%) Advertising
8 26 (1.04%) Back Office
9 23 (0.92%) Legal
10 21 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.80%) Automotive
12 18 (0.72%) Music Industry
13 13 (0.52%) Billing
13 13 (0.52%) Law
14 11 (0.44%) Publishing
15 9 (0.36%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.24%) Local Government
16 6 (0.24%) iGaming
17 5 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1450 (57.88%) Developer
2 562 (22.44%) .NET Developer
3 346 (13.81%) C# Developer
4 308 (12.30%) Analyst
5 270 (10.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 250 (9.98%) Senior Developer
7 196 (7.82%) Web Developer
8 162 (6.47%) Software Developer
9 137 (5.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 127 (5.07%) Support Analyst
10 127 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 125 (4.99%) Architect
12 123 (4.91%) Applications Support
13 122 (4.87%) Junior
14 119 (4.75%) DBA
15 108 (4.31%) Java Developer
16 107 (4.27%) Administrator
17 95 (3.79%) Software Engineer
18 89 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
19 87 (3.47%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1477 (58.96%) .NET
2 1037 (41.40%) ASP.NET
3 726 (28.98%) HTML
4 591 (23.59%) CSS
5 499 (19.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 496 (19.80%) jQuery
7 432 (17.25%) WCF
8 309 (12.34%) Web Services
9 299 (11.94%) .NET Framework
10 276 (11.02%) XML
11 215 (8.58%) HTML5
12 202 (8.06%) WPF
13 159 (6.35%) Ajax
14 142 (5.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 140 (5.59%) LINQ
16 126 (5.03%) J2EE
17 124 (4.95%) WinForms
18 115 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
19 109 (4.35%) CSS3
20 98 (3.91%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 143 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 131 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (3.63%) Clustering
4 82 (3.27%) N-Tier
5 62 (2.48%) User Experience
6 61 (2.44%) Replication
7 59 (2.36%) Blackberry
8 43 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
9 42 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 41 (1.64%) Mathematics
11 35 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (1.24%) Data Extraction
13 28 (1.12%) Mobile App
14 26 (1.04%) Social Media
15 25 (1.00%) BBC
16 23 (0.92%) Visualisation
17 20 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
18 19 (0.76%) Open Source
18 19 (0.76%) Client/Server
19 18 (0.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 652 (26.03%) Windows
2 190 (7.58%) Linux
3 122 (4.87%) UNIX
4 112 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (3.51%) Android
6 84 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 77 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 57 (2.28%) Apple iOS
9 46 (1.84%) Windows 7
10 39 (1.56%) Solaris
11 31 (1.24%) Windows 2000
11 31 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (1.24%) Windows 8
12 22 (0.88%) Windows XP
13 16 (0.64%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.28%) AIX
14 7 (0.28%) HPUX
14 7 (0.28%) Debian
14 7 (0.28%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
2 785 (31.34%) MVC
3 437 (17.45%) TDD
4 353 (14.09%) Scrum
5 321 (12.81%) OO
6 251 (10.02%) Software Engineering
7 190 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
8 189 (7.54%) Web Development
9 170 (6.79%) E-Commerce
10 161 (6.43%) ITIL
11 150 (5.99%) Web Application Development
12 149 (5.95%) BDD
13 118 (4.71%) ETL
14 106 (4.23%) OOP
15 105 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 96 (3.83%) Mentoring
16 96 (3.83%) SOA
16 96 (3.83%) Unit Testing
17 90 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
18 83 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1335 (53.29%) C#
2 1113 (44.43%) SQL
3 767 (30.62%) JavaScript
4 371 (14.81%) Java
5 350 (13.97%) T-SQL
6 239 (9.54%) VB.NET
7 164 (6.55%) VB
8 106 (4.23%) PowerShell
9 88 (3.51%) C++
10 81 (3.23%) PHP
10 81 (3.23%) Ruby
11 67 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 65 (2.59%) VBA
12 65 (2.59%) VB6
13 63 (2.51%) C
14 51 (2.04%) Shell Script
15 38 (1.52%) VBScript
16 30 (1.20%) XAML
17 28 (1.12%) Python
18 26 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 320 (12.77%) Degree
2 137 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 60 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 47 (1.88%) MCSE
6 42 (1.68%) MCSA
7 31 (1.24%) MCP
7 31 (1.24%) MCTS
8 24 (0.96%) MCITP
9 19 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (0.60%) ISEB
11 13 (0.52%) CCNA
11 13 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.40%) MCDST
14 9 (0.36%) MCSD
15 8 (0.32%) VCP5
16 7 (0.28%) MCPD
17 6 (0.24%) MCAD
17 6 (0.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (2.67%) SLA
2 62 (2.48%) QA
3 24 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.60%) ISO 8583
5 14 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.16%) HL7
6 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.12%) WCAG
8 2 (0.080%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.040%) JSP 440
System Software
1 182 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 116 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 54 (2.16%) vSphere
5 40 (1.60%) VMware ESX
6 39 (1.56%) XenApp
7 38 (1.52%) vCloud
8 27 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.52%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (0.40%) Terminal Server
11 9 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.28%) XenServer
14 6 (0.24%) Samba
15 4 (0.16%) Xen
15 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.16%) Varnish
16 3 (0.12%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 40 (1.60%) Backup Exec
2 26 (1.04%) NetBackup
3 25 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 22 (0.88%) SCCM
4 22 (0.88%) Puppet
5 19 (0.76%) logstash
6 18 (0.72%) SCOM
6 18 (0.72%) MOM
7 15 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.44%) Data Guard
9 11 (0.44%) Ansible
10 9 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (0.32%) WSUS
12 6 (0.24%) Control-M
13 5 (0.20%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.20%) ARCserve
14 3 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 935 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 422 (16.85%) Oracle
3 199 (7.94%) VMware
4 128 (5.11%) Citrix
5 89 (3.55%) Cisco
6 61 (2.44%) IBM
7 52 (2.08%) Google
8 42 (1.68%) Symantec
8 42 (1.68%) SAP
9 40 (1.60%) Business Objects
9 40 (1.60%) Facebook
10 35 (1.40%) EPiServer
11 29 (1.16%) HP
12 28 (1.12%) Sophos
12 28 (1.12%) Apple
13 27 (1.08%) Veritas
14 26 (1.04%) Red Hat
14 26 (1.04%) Sony
14 26 (1.04%) Sitecore
15 25 (1.00%) Yahoo!
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 27k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + exclusive benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harris Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago