The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 184 128 257
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +129
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1755 2560 1121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.70% 2.29% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.48% 7.25% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 2330 1003
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 £32,000 £31,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2012
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32024 35327 33692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.03% 31.58% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27346 30223 29513
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the England region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in England

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in England

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
London -16 732 £50,000 -4.76% 85
South East -138 236 £45,500 +7.05% 31
North West -32 170 £40,000 +4.57% 41
Yorkshire -5 165 £40,000 +6.66% 23
East of England +19 158 £42,500 +6.25% 21
West Midlands 0 124 £38,875 +3.66% 14
East Midlands -41 85 £40,000 - 13
South West -36 79 £40,000 +14.28% 21
North East -25 11 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 3389 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2142 (63.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2141 (63.17%) SQL
4 1601 (47.24%) .NET
5 1430 (42.20%) C#
6 1399 (41.28%) Microsoft
7 1195 (35.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1155 (34.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1151 (33.96%) ASP.NET
10 1146 (33.82%) T-SQL
11 1013 (29.89%) Windows
12 878 (25.91%) MVC
13 874 (25.79%) JavaScript
14 857 (25.29%) HTML
15 852 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
16 819 (24.17%) MS Excel
17 792 (23.37%) Business Intelligence
18 786 (23.19%) SQL Server 2005
19 764 (22.54%) Finance
20 755 (22.28%) CSS
21 738 (21.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 673 (19.86%) jQuery
23 656 (19.36%) Data Warehouse
24 627 (18.50%) ASP.NET MVC
25 581 (17.14%) .NET Framework
26 462 (13.63%) Performance Tuning
27 459 (13.54%) Web Services
28 436 (12.87%) SharePoint
29 406 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
30 402 (11.86%) Degree

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 436 (12.87%) SharePoint
2 293 (8.65%) IIS
3 193 (5.69%) MS Exchange
4 153 (4.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 148 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 126 (3.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 89 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 74 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 65 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
10 57 (1.68%) NServiceBus
11 53 (1.56%) Apache
11 53 (1.56%) CMS
12 49 (1.45%) Tomcat
13 46 (1.36%) Lync
14 45 (1.33%) Zimbra
15 40 (1.18%) Node.js
16 37 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
17 32 (0.94%) JBoss
18 22 (0.65%) WebSphere
18 22 (0.65%) WorkSite
Applications
1 819 (24.17%) MS Excel
2 146 (4.31%) MS Office
3 45 (1.33%) PowerPivot
4 27 (0.80%) InfoPath
5 14 (0.41%) MS Project
5 14 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.059%) FastStats
8 2 (0.059%) SPSS
9 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.030%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 55 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.30%) Changepoint
5 9 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
6 8 (0.24%) Maximo
7 7 (0.21%) Agresso
7 7 (0.21%) SAP Business One
7 7 (0.21%) CA PPM
8 6 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
9 5 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 3 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.089%) CODA-Financials
10 3 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.059%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.059%) Unica
11 2 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.030%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.030%) Magento
12 1 (0.030%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 192 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 166 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (1.89%) SaaS
4 46 (1.36%) Office 365
5 20 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.38%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.18%) GitHub
8 4 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.089%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.059%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.059%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.059%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.030%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.030%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 170 (5.02%) SAN
2 132 (3.89%) Firewall
3 115 (3.39%) DNS
4 105 (3.10%) TCP/IP
5 89 (2.63%) Internet
6 75 (2.21%) WAN
6 75 (2.21%) DHCP
7 65 (1.92%) LAN
8 61 (1.80%) VPN
9 50 (1.48%) NAS
10 40 (1.18%) HTTP
11 38 (1.12%) Intranet
12 29 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (0.83%) FTP
14 23 (0.68%) SSL
15 21 (0.62%) VLAN
16 19 (0.56%) Extranet
17 17 (0.50%) iSCSI
17 17 (0.50%) NetScaler
18 16 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3389 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2142 (63.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1195 (35.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1155 (34.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 786 (23.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 738 (21.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 656 (19.36%) Data Warehouse
8 271 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 217 (6.40%) Relational Database
10 142 (4.19%) Oracle Database
11 140 (4.13%) OLAP
12 107 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
13 103 (3.04%) NoSQL
14 99 (2.92%) RDBMS
15 95 (2.80%) Big Data
16 94 (2.77%) MySQL
17 86 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
18 69 (2.04%) QlikView
19 68 (2.01%) OLAP Cube
20 67 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 393 (11.60%) Visual Studio
2 288 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 90 (2.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 66 (1.95%) ReSharper
5 56 (1.65%) SpecFlow
6 53 (1.56%) Subversion
7 52 (1.53%) NUnit
7 52 (1.53%) Git (software)
8 49 (1.45%) Selenium
9 41 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
10 39 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 39 (1.15%) Moq
11 32 (0.94%) Jenkins
12 26 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
13 22 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 20 (0.59%) MSTest
15 16 (0.47%) NuGet
16 13 (0.38%) NCrunch
16 13 (0.38%) Jasmine
16 13 (0.38%) Maven
General
1 764 (22.54%) Finance
2 177 (5.22%) Banking
3 143 (4.22%) Retail
4 110 (3.25%) Marketing
5 69 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 61 (1.80%) Front Office
7 50 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.24%) Legal
8 42 (1.24%) Advertising
9 29 (0.86%) Games
10 25 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.62%) Law
12 17 (0.50%) Back Office
12 17 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.38%) Automotive
15 12 (0.35%) Billing
16 9 (0.27%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.24%) Publishing
18 5 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1816 (53.59%) Developer
2 675 (19.92%) DBA
3 591 (17.44%) SQL DBA
4 570 (16.82%) .NET Developer
5 445 (13.13%) C# Developer
6 373 (11.01%) SQL Server DBA
7 372 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 312 (9.21%) SQL Developer
9 297 (8.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 296 (8.73%) Administrator
11 285 (8.41%) Analyst
12 261 (7.70%) Senior Developer
13 217 (6.40%) Software Developer
14 209 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 171 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
16 154 (4.54%) Consultant
17 133 (3.92%) SQL Server Developer
18 113 (3.33%) Junior
19 112 (3.30%) Web Developer
20 101 (2.98%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1601 (47.24%) .NET
2 1151 (33.96%) ASP.NET
3 857 (25.29%) HTML
4 755 (22.28%) CSS
5 673 (19.86%) jQuery
6 627 (18.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 581 (17.14%) .NET Framework
8 459 (13.54%) Web Services
9 389 (11.48%) Entity Framework
10 375 (11.07%) WCF
11 369 (10.89%) XML
12 294 (8.68%) HTML5
13 291 (8.59%) Ajax
14 249 (7.35%) LINQ
15 248 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 194 (5.72%) AngularJS
17 193 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 170 (5.02%) KnockoutJS
19 154 (4.54%) SOAP
20 147 (4.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 323 (9.53%) Replication
2 304 (8.97%) Clustering
3 253 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 77 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 53 (1.56%) Data Integration
7 50 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 50 (1.48%) Statistics
7 50 (1.48%) User Experience
8 47 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 45 (1.33%) Mathematics
10 44 (1.30%) Hedge funds
11 37 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 36 (1.06%) Mobile App
13 35 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 32 (0.94%) N-Tier
15 30 (0.89%) Blackberry
15 30 (0.89%) Social Media
16 27 (0.80%) BBC
16 27 (0.80%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1013 (29.89%) Windows
2 406 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 365 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 173 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 170 (5.02%) Linux
6 107 (3.16%) Windows 7
7 78 (2.30%) UNIX
8 49 (1.45%) Windows 8
9 48 (1.42%) Windows XP
10 43 (1.27%) Android
11 35 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 34 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (0.53%) Solaris
14 16 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
14 16 (0.47%) CentOS
15 13 (0.38%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.32%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.18%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.18%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (25.91%) MVC
2 852 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
3 792 (23.37%) Business Intelligence
4 462 (13.63%) Performance Tuning
5 385 (11.36%) ETL
6 369 (10.89%) TDD
7 287 (8.47%) Scrum
8 235 (6.93%) OO
9 198 (5.84%) Software Engineering
10 185 (5.46%) ITIL
11 183 (5.40%) Migration
12 181 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 179 (5.28%) Mentoring
14 170 (5.02%) Unit Testing
15 164 (4.84%) BDD
16 156 (4.60%) Web Development
17 127 (3.75%) SOA
18 122 (3.60%) CRM
19 119 (3.51%) Analytics
20 118 (3.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2141 (63.17%) SQL
2 1430 (42.20%) C#
3 1146 (33.82%) T-SQL
4 874 (25.79%) JavaScript
5 271 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 222 (6.55%) PowerShell
7 123 (3.63%) Java
8 88 (2.60%) VB
9 76 (2.24%) PL/SQL
10 52 (1.53%) PHP
10 52 (1.53%) VBA
11 45 (1.33%) VB6
12 42 (1.24%) C++
13 35 (1.03%) C
14 32 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 26 (0.77%) Perl
16 25 (0.74%) VBScript
17 20 (0.59%) Ruby
18 15 (0.44%) Python
19 9 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 402 (11.86%) Degree
2 298 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 99 (2.92%) MCITP
4 62 (1.83%) MCSE
5 54 (1.59%) MCSA
6 40 (1.18%) MCTS
7 39 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (1.09%) MCDBA
9 36 (1.06%) MCP
10 35 (1.03%) CCNA
11 30 (0.89%) Security Cleared
12 27 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (0.44%) SC Cleared
14 13 (0.38%) ISEB
15 12 (0.35%) MCSD
16 11 (0.32%) PhD
16 11 (0.32%) ISTQB
17 10 (0.30%) PMP
17 10 (0.30%) PMI Certification
17 10 (0.30%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (2.86%) QA
2 62 (1.83%) SLA
3 16 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.059%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.059%) TickIT
8 1 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.030%) HL7
8 1 (0.030%) DICOM
8 1 (0.030%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.030%) COBIT
System Software
1 278 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 227 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 100 (2.95%) vSphere
5 93 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (1.53%) XenApp
7 42 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
8 28 (0.83%) VMware ESX
9 26 (0.77%) Terminal Services
10 23 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 23 (0.68%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.24%) VMware Server
12 8 (0.24%) XenServer
13 7 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.15%) UAG
15 4 (0.12%) Docker
15 4 (0.12%) Samba
15 4 (0.12%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.089%) NFS
Systems Management
1 97 (2.86%) SCCM
2 87 (2.57%) SCOM
3 28 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 23 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 22 (0.65%) SCOrch
6 20 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
7 18 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 16 (0.47%) SCVMM
8 16 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (0.38%) Puppet
10 12 (0.35%) WSUS
11 11 (0.32%) OpenAM
12 8 (0.24%) ARCserve
13 7 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.21%) SCDPM
13 7 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.18%) Nagios
15 5 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (0.15%) Ionix
15 5 (0.15%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1399 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 372 (10.98%) VMware
3 298 (8.79%) Oracle
4 142 (4.19%) Citrix
5 106 (3.13%) Cisco
6 74 (2.18%) Business Objects
7 66 (1.95%) SAP
8 63 (1.86%) NetApp
9 62 (1.83%) Facebook
9 62 (1.83%) Tableau
10 60 (1.77%) Google
10 60 (1.77%) HP
11 47 (1.39%) Symantec
12 46 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 45 (1.33%) Dell
14 43 (1.27%) Telerik
15 39 (1.15%) Sitecore
16 36 (1.06%) Apple
17 34 (1.00%) Sybase
18 33 (0.97%) Cognos
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + 10.5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday