The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK / England
Rank 10 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 11630 14935 17012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.78% 15.66% 17.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.93% 49.59% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10396 13213 15231
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
23769 30114 31050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.22% 31.58% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20390 25850 26824
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 England

SQL Server
Salary Trend in England

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in England

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in England

SQL Server
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
London 0 4270 £55,000 +4.76% 549
South East -1 2374 £42,500 - 325
North West 0 1232 £40,000 - 207
East of England 0 910 £43,000 +1.17% 130
Yorkshire -6 890 £37,500 -6.25% 119
South West -5 711 £40,000 +6.66% 93
West Midlands -3 689 £40,000 - 150
East Midlands -2 462 £40,000 - 92
North East -5 81 £38,000 +8.57% 18
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 13218 (55.12%) .NET
2 12777 (53.28%) C#
3 12114 (50.51%) SQL
4 8962 (37.37%) Microsoft
5 8748 (36.48%) ASP.NET
6 8731 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
7 7599 (31.69%) MVC
8 6631 (27.65%) JavaScript
9 5956 (24.84%) HTML
10 5263 (21.95%) Windows
11 5217 (21.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5161 (21.52%) Finance
13 5076 (21.17%) CSS
14 4516 (18.83%) TDD
15 4414 (18.41%) T-SQL
16 4219 (17.59%) MS Excel
17 4097 (17.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 3856 (16.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 3663 (15.27%) .NET Framework
20 3540 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
21 3428 (14.29%) WCF
22 3270 (13.64%) AngularJS
23 3213 (13.40%) Scrum
24 3144 (13.11%) jQuery
25 3122 (13.02%) Oracle
26 3042 (12.68%) SQL Server 2014
27 3034 (12.65%) ASP.NET Web API
28 3013 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
29 2850 (11.88%) Web Services
30 2803 (11.69%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1803 (7.52%) IIS
2 1571 (6.55%) SharePoint
3 878 (3.66%) MS Exchange
4 765 (3.19%) CMS
5 528 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 504 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
7 481 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
8 446 (1.86%) Apache
9 398 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 371 (1.55%) WebSphere
11 351 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 327 (1.36%) JBoss
13 282 (1.18%) Umbraco
14 279 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
15 240 (1.00%) WebLogic
16 228 (0.95%) EPiServer
17 208 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
18 200 (0.83%) Apache Spark
19 191 (0.80%) SAS
20 182 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4219 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 742 (3.09%) MS Office
3 120 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 111 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 86 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 80 (0.33%) SPSS
7 49 (0.20%) MS Project
7 49 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 38 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 34 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 22 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 17 (0.071%) Fireworks
12 14 (0.058%) InDesign
13 10 (0.042%) GIMP
13 10 (0.042%) InVision
13 10 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
14 8 (0.033%) EViews
15 7 (0.029%) MicroStation
16 6 (0.025%) SOLIDWORKS
17 3 (0.013%) Stata
Business Applications
1 423 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 154 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 101 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 61 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 57 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 50 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 48 (0.20%) Visualfiles
8 32 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 32 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
9 26 (0.11%) Markit EDM
9 26 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 24 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
10 24 (0.10%) FastStats
11 23 (0.096%) Magento
12 22 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
13 21 (0.088%) Infor CRM
13 21 (0.088%) Maximo
13 21 (0.088%) Sage 200
13 21 (0.088%) SAP Business One
14 19 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2477 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1442 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
3 598 (2.49%) Office 365
4 516 (2.15%) SaaS
5 222 (0.93%) PaaS
6 202 (0.84%) IaaS
7 143 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 137 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 117 (0.49%) GitHub
10 91 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 82 (0.34%) Google Play
12 54 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 37 (0.15%) Google Analytics
14 32 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 32 (0.13%) G Suite
15 28 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
16 27 (0.11%) Mimecast
17 24 (0.10%) Data Lake Analytics
17 24 (0.10%) Sage Pay
18 23 (0.096%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 840 (3.50%) Firewall
2 701 (2.92%) Internet
3 682 (2.84%) DNS
4 627 (2.61%) SAN
5 538 (2.24%) TCP/IP
6 482 (2.01%) LAN
7 469 (1.96%) WAN
8 416 (1.73%) DHCP
9 342 (1.43%) Intranet
10 298 (1.24%) HTTP
11 246 (1.03%) VPN
12 187 (0.78%) VoIP
13 182 (0.76%) NAS
14 165 (0.69%) SSL
15 148 (0.62%) Network Security
16 129 (0.54%) VLAN
17 122 (0.51%) Skype
18 106 (0.44%) Wireless
19 98 (0.41%) LDAP
20 89 (0.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4097 (17.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3856 (16.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3042 (12.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 3013 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2399 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2326 (9.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2204 (9.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1785 (7.44%) Relational Database
9 1770 (7.38%) MySQL
10 1649 (6.88%) NoSQL
11 995 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 959 (4.00%) MongoDB
13 783 (3.26%) Big Data
14 755 (3.15%) Power BI
15 693 (2.89%) RDBMS
16 599 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
17 574 (2.39%) Oracle Database
18 533 (2.22%) Hadoop
19 496 (2.07%) QlikView
20 411 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2183 (9.10%) Visual Studio
2 1886 (7.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1868 (7.79%) Git (software)
4 1030 (4.29%) NUnit
5 810 (3.38%) Subversion
6 741 (3.09%) JIRA
7 618 (2.58%) Rhino Mocks
8 571 (2.38%) TeamCity
9 510 (2.13%) Moq
10 434 (1.81%) Selenium
11 402 (1.68%) MSTest
12 374 (1.56%) Jenkins
13 294 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
14 271 (1.13%) SpecFlow
15 231 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 177 (0.74%) Maven
17 166 (0.69%) JUnit
18 135 (0.56%) MSBuild
19 110 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
20 98 (0.41%) Eclipse
General
1 5161 (21.52%) Finance
2 1673 (6.98%) Banking
3 992 (4.14%) Retail
4 924 (3.85%) Marketing
5 628 (2.62%) Games
6 544 (2.27%) Advertising
7 514 (2.14%) Legal
8 470 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 368 (1.53%) Investment Banking
10 316 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 307 (1.28%) Back Office
12 236 (0.98%) Front Office
13 231 (0.96%) Law
14 193 (0.80%) Publishing
15 156 (0.65%) Music Industry
16 143 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 125 (0.52%) Electronics
18 117 (0.49%) Automotive
19 98 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
20 70 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14198 (59.20%) Developer
2 7487 (31.22%) .NET Developer
3 5726 (23.88%) C# Developer
4 4129 (17.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 2682 (11.18%) SQL Developer
6 2438 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2351 (9.80%) Analyst
8 2180 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 2116 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1603 (6.68%) DBA
11 1601 (6.68%) Software Developer
12 1572 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 1300 (5.42%) SQL DBA
14 1036 (4.32%) Senior .NET Developer
15 1021 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 1020 (4.25%) .NET Software Developer
17 994 (4.14%) Junior
18 969 (4.04%) Administrator
18 969 (4.04%) SQL Server Developer
19 931 (3.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13218 (55.12%) .NET
2 8748 (36.48%) ASP.NET
3 5956 (24.84%) HTML
4 5217 (21.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5076 (21.17%) CSS
6 3663 (15.27%) .NET Framework
7 3428 (14.29%) WCF
8 3270 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 3144 (13.11%) jQuery
10 3034 (12.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2850 (11.88%) Web Services
12 2245 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 2196 (9.16%) Entity Framework
14 2187 (9.12%) XML
15 2155 (8.99%) HTML5
16 1890 (7.88%) WPF
17 1694 (7.06%) RESTful
18 1458 (6.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 1309 (5.46%) KnockoutJS
20 1308 (5.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1713 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1501 (6.26%) Computer Science
3 830 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
4 715 (2.98%) Clustering
5 598 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 588 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 564 (2.35%) Replication
8 463 (1.93%) User Experience
9 428 (1.78%) Data Centre
10 359 (1.50%) Fintech
11 328 (1.37%) iPad
12 246 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 243 (1.01%) Hedge funds
14 219 (0.91%) N-Tier
15 180 (0.75%) Tandem
16 163 (0.68%) Social Network
17 141 (0.59%) Data Structures
18 138 (0.58%) Algorithms
19 133 (0.55%) Fixed Income
20 123 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5263 (21.95%) Windows
2 2333 (9.73%) Windows Server
3 1751 (7.30%) Linux
4 1105 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1086 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 759 (3.16%) Unix
7 524 (2.18%) Android
8 406 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 401 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 342 (1.43%) Windows 7
11 219 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 159 (0.66%) Windows 10
13 150 (0.63%) Solaris
14 149 (0.62%) Windows 8
15 105 (0.44%) Windows XP
16 84 (0.35%) CentOS
17 81 (0.34%) Ubuntu
18 65 (0.27%) Debian
19 62 (0.26%) AIX
20 54 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8731 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
2 7599 (31.69%) MVC
3 4516 (18.83%) TDD
4 3540 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
5 3213 (13.40%) Scrum
6 2335 (9.74%) Web Development
7 2242 (9.35%) OO
8 2050 (8.55%) BDD
9 2007 (8.37%) Web Application Development
10 1934 (8.06%) ETL
11 1760 (7.34%) Software Engineering
12 1748 (7.29%) SDLC
13 1556 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
14 1429 (5.96%) ITIL
15 1260 (5.25%) Performance Tuning
16 1177 (4.91%) Mentoring
17 1164 (4.85%) Unit Testing
18 1159 (4.83%) Analytics
19 1118 (4.66%) CRM
20 993 (4.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12777 (53.28%) C#
2 12114 (50.51%) SQL
3 6631 (27.65%) JavaScript
4 4414 (18.41%) T-SQL
5 2189 (9.13%) Java
6 1688 (7.04%) VB.NET
7 1307 (5.45%) PowerShell
8 958 (3.99%) Ruby
9 804 (3.35%) VB
10 771 (3.21%) Python
11 617 (2.57%) PHP
12 589 (2.46%) C++
13 508 (2.12%) VBA
14 386 (1.61%) PL/SQL
15 342 (1.43%) C
16 320 (1.33%) Perl
17 255 (1.06%) Bash Shell
18 246 (1.03%) TypeScript
19 227 (0.95%) VBScript
20 216 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2803 (11.69%) Degree
2 1104 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 392 (1.63%) MCSE
4 361 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 218 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 216 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 205 (0.85%) MCSA
8 198 (0.83%) ISEB
9 187 (0.78%) CCNA
10 180 (0.75%) MCP
11 152 (0.63%) MCITP
12 146 (0.61%) ISTQB
13 132 (0.55%) PMI Certification
14 122 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 121 (0.50%) MCTS
16 115 (0.48%) CISSP
17 80 (0.33%) PMP
18 74 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 68 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
20 59 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 890 (3.71%) QA
2 452 (1.88%) SLA
3 302 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 163 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 120 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 33 (0.14%) HL7
8 25 (0.10%) MiFID
9 24 (0.10%) WAI
10 20 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.054%) IFRS
11 13 (0.054%) IFRS 9
11 13 (0.054%) WCAG
12 12 (0.050%) GAMP
13 11 (0.046%) EMIR
14 10 (0.042%) DICOM
14 10 (0.042%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.042%) ISO 9000
15 8 (0.033%) COBIT
16 7 (0.029%) SDET
System Software
1 1779 (7.42%) Active Directory
2 1033 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 634 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 341 (1.42%) vSphere
5 273 (1.14%) XenApp
6 232 (0.97%) Docker
7 178 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
8 132 (0.55%) VMware ESX
9 120 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 115 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
11 112 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
12 97 (0.40%) XenDesktop
13 63 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 52 (0.22%) NFS
15 49 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 48 (0.20%) XenServer
17 41 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
17 41 (0.17%) Xen
18 38 (0.16%) KVM
18 38 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 419 (1.75%) Puppet
2 330 (1.38%) SCCM
3 321 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 204 (0.85%) Kibana
5 193 (0.80%) SCOM
6 176 (0.73%) Ansible
7 140 (0.58%) Nagios
8 138 (0.58%) WSUS
9 120 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
10 87 (0.36%) Salt
11 86 (0.36%) logstash
12 76 (0.32%) SCVMM
13 73 (0.30%) NetBackup
14 68 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
14 68 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
15 67 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 63 (0.26%) Backup Exec
16 63 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
17 54 (0.23%) Data Guard
18 52 (0.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8962 (37.37%) Microsoft
2 3122 (13.02%) Oracle
3 1614 (6.73%) VMware
4 731 (3.05%) Cisco
5 720 (3.00%) Tableau
6 706 (2.94%) Citrix
7 478 (1.99%) HP
8 467 (1.95%) SAP
9 449 (1.87%) Google
10 380 (1.58%) IBM
11 351 (1.46%) Sybase
12 322 (1.34%) Cognos
13 293 (1.22%) Facebook
14 284 (1.18%) NetApp
15 257 (1.07%) Sitecore
16 229 (0.95%) Red Hat
17 222 (0.93%) Informatica
18 220 (0.92%) EMC
19 187 (0.78%) Xamarin
20 165 (0.69%) Apple
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
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Greywood Associates Limited
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Greywood Associates Limited
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