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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 12723 16322 18254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.35% 15.97% 17.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.59% 51.62% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11300 14527 15928
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL Server
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
26183 31618 33626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.53% 30.94% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22512 26966 28497
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 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
London -2 4494 £54,500 +3.80% 452
South East -4 2777 £42,500 +1.19% 296
North West 0 1254 £40,000 - 228
Yorkshire -3 988 £40,000 - 133
East of England -1 864 £42,500 - 148
West Midlands -6 859 £37,500 - 126
South West -2 837 £38,250 +2.00% 134
East Midlands +1 538 £40,000 +6.66% 71
North East 0 128 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Midlands -7 2 £46,000 -16.36% 3
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 14158 (53.71%) .NET
2 13498 (51.20%) SQL
3 13459 (51.05%) C#
4 9757 (37.01%) Microsoft
5 9479 (35.96%) ASP.NET
6 8753 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
7 8190 (31.07%) MVC
8 7478 (28.37%) JavaScript
9 6494 (24.63%) HTML
10 5940 (22.53%) Windows
11 5783 (21.94%) Finance
12 5686 (21.57%) CSS
13 5600 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4741 (17.98%) T-SQL
15 4558 (17.29%) MS Excel
16 4460 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4395 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 4376 (16.60%) TDD
19 4041 (15.33%) Oracle
20 3996 (15.16%) jQuery
21 3774 (14.32%) WCF
22 3755 (14.24%) Business Intelligence
23 3681 (13.96%) SQL Server 2008
24 3524 (13.37%) .NET Framework
25 3455 (13.11%) Degree
26 3390 (12.86%) Scrum
27 3180 (12.06%) Web Services
28 3167 (12.01%) SQL Server 2014
29 3013 (11.43%) AngularJS
30 2875 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012

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 2085 (7.91%) IIS
2 1804 (6.84%) SharePoint
3 1059 (4.02%) MS Exchange
4 805 (3.05%) CMS
5 710 (2.69%) Apache
6 684 (2.59%) Tomcat
7 489 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
8 450 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 449 (1.70%) JBoss
10 439 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 408 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 339 (1.29%) Umbraco
13 324 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
14 308 (1.17%) WebLogic
15 292 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
16 259 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
17 245 (0.93%) SAS
18 241 (0.91%) Skype for Business
19 172 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
20 157 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 4558 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 887 (3.36%) MS Office
3 130 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 104 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 93 (0.35%) SPSS
6 88 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 57 (0.22%) MS Project
8 52 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 35 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 27 (0.10%) Fireworks
11 19 (0.072%) HipChat
12 16 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.027%) InDesign
15 4 (0.015%) AutoCAD
16 3 (0.011%) SOLIDWORKS
16 3 (0.011%) Weka
17 2 (0.008%) GIMP
17 2 (0.008%) PTC Creo
17 2 (0.008%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 582 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 149 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 95 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 91 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 75 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 72 (0.27%) Markit EDM
7 53 (0.20%) Magento
7 53 (0.20%) SAP Business One
8 52 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
9 47 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 46 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
11 36 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
12 28 (0.11%) Visualfiles
13 27 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
13 27 (0.10%) Infor M3
13 27 (0.10%) thinkFolio
14 26 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
15 21 (0.080%) Unit4 Business World
16 20 (0.076%) FastStats
16 20 (0.076%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1807 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1149 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
3 660 (2.50%) Office 365
4 510 (1.93%) SaaS
5 201 (0.76%) GitHub
6 189 (0.72%) PaaS
7 161 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 154 (0.58%) IaaS
9 151 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 81 (0.31%) Google Play
11 74 (0.28%) Amazon S3
12 59 (0.22%) Google Analytics
13 57 (0.22%) Sage Pay
14 38 (0.14%) OneDrive
15 35 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
16 25 (0.095%) Amazon SQS
17 23 (0.087%) AWS CloudFormation
17 23 (0.087%) Mimecast
18 22 (0.083%) Azure Active Directory
18 22 (0.083%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1008 (3.82%) Firewall
2 937 (3.55%) SAN
3 847 (3.21%) DNS
4 771 (2.92%) Internet
5 722 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 570 (2.16%) WAN
7 563 (2.14%) LAN
8 544 (2.06%) DHCP
9 395 (1.50%) VPN
10 394 (1.49%) HTTP
11 338 (1.28%) NAS
12 301 (1.14%) Intranet
13 188 (0.71%) SSL
14 175 (0.66%) VoIP
15 169 (0.64%) VLAN
16 162 (0.61%) Wireless
17 161 (0.61%) LDAP
17 161 (0.61%) Network Security
18 157 (0.60%) SMTP
19 147 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4460 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4395 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3681 (13.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 3167 (12.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 2875 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 2578 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
7 2224 (8.44%) Relational Database
8 2109 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1952 (7.40%) MySQL
10 1446 (5.49%) NoSQL
11 1311 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 887 (3.36%) RDBMS
13 749 (2.84%) MongoDB
13 749 (2.84%) Oracle Database
14 744 (2.82%) Big Data
15 592 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
15 592 (2.25%) QlikView
16 517 (1.96%) Hadoop
17 513 (1.95%) Power BI
18 481 (1.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2357 (8.94%) Visual Studio
2 2108 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1865 (7.07%) Git (software)
4 1300 (4.93%) NUnit
5 1008 (3.82%) Subversion
6 821 (3.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 762 (2.89%) JIRA
8 632 (2.40%) Moq
9 586 (2.22%) TeamCity
10 508 (1.93%) Selenium
11 462 (1.75%) MSTest
12 343 (1.30%) Jenkins
13 320 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 264 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
15 214 (0.81%) SpecFlow
16 186 (0.71%) JUnit
17 165 (0.63%) Maven
18 145 (0.55%) MSBuild
19 124 (0.47%) Eclipse
20 119 (0.45%) Cucumber
General
1 5783 (21.94%) Finance
2 1488 (5.64%) Banking
3 998 (3.79%) Marketing
4 989 (3.75%) Retail
5 713 (2.70%) Games
6 594 (2.25%) Legal
7 587 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 472 (1.79%) Advertising
9 422 (1.60%) Back Office
10 380 (1.44%) Front Office
11 365 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 363 (1.38%) Law
13 355 (1.35%) Investment Banking
14 183 (0.69%) Publishing
15 175 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 156 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 117 (0.44%) Electronics
18 109 (0.41%) Automotive
19 93 (0.35%) Music Industry
20 64 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15305 (58.06%) Developer
2 8345 (31.66%) .NET Developer
3 6590 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 5022 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 3451 (13.09%) SQL Developer
6 3042 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2893 (10.97%) Analyst
8 2658 (10.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2197 (8.33%) Senior Developer
10 2100 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 1868 (7.09%) DBA
12 1792 (6.80%) Software Developer
13 1479 (5.61%) SQL DBA
14 1313 (4.98%) .NET Software Developer
15 1274 (4.83%) Applications Support
16 1225 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
17 1164 (4.42%) Senior .NET Developer
18 1152 (4.37%) SQL Server Developer
19 1134 (4.30%) Administrator
20 1097 (4.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14158 (53.71%) .NET
2 9479 (35.96%) ASP.NET
3 6494 (24.63%) HTML
4 5686 (21.57%) CSS
5 5600 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3996 (15.16%) jQuery
7 3774 (14.32%) WCF
8 3524 (13.37%) .NET Framework
9 3180 (12.06%) Web Services
10 3013 (11.43%) AngularJS
11 2834 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2616 (9.92%) XML
13 2235 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 2210 (8.38%) HTML5
15 2032 (7.71%) Entity Framework
16 1734 (6.58%) WPF
17 1455 (5.52%) RESTful
18 1389 (5.27%) Ajax
19 1317 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 1250 (4.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2104 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 1842 (6.99%) Computer Science
3 846 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
4 724 (2.75%) Clustering
5 690 (2.62%) Replication
6 637 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 593 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 525 (1.99%) User Experience
9 511 (1.94%) Mathematics
10 482 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
11 459 (1.74%) Visualisation
12 437 (1.66%) Data Centre
13 351 (1.33%) Data Integration
14 343 (1.30%) Hedge funds
15 342 (1.30%) iPad
16 322 (1.22%) Client/Server
17 239 (0.91%) N-Tier
18 236 (0.90%) Statistics
19 233 (0.88%) Driving Licence
20 227 (0.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5940 (22.53%) Windows
2 2686 (10.19%) Windows Server
3 2054 (7.79%) Linux
4 1367 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1218 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 946 (3.59%) Unix
7 651 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 528 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 480 (1.82%) Android
10 354 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 352 (1.34%) Apple iOS
12 252 (0.96%) Windows 8
13 204 (0.77%) Windows 10
14 187 (0.71%) Solaris
15 126 (0.48%) CentOS
16 103 (0.39%) Ubuntu
17 102 (0.39%) Windows XP
18 69 (0.26%) Windows Vista
19 67 (0.25%) Mac OS X
20 66 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8753 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
2 8190 (31.07%) MVC
3 4376 (16.60%) TDD
4 3755 (14.24%) Business Intelligence
5 3390 (12.86%) Scrum
6 2612 (9.91%) Web Development
7 2334 (8.85%) ETL
8 2293 (8.70%) OO
9 2069 (7.85%) BDD
10 2009 (7.62%) Web Application Development
11 1811 (6.87%) Software Engineering
12 1809 (6.86%) SDLC
13 1638 (6.21%) ITIL
14 1578 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
15 1469 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
16 1291 (4.90%) CRM
17 1244 (4.72%) Project Management
18 1239 (4.70%) Unit Testing
19 1210 (4.59%) Mentoring
20 1171 (4.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13498 (51.20%) SQL
2 13459 (51.05%) C#
3 7478 (28.37%) JavaScript
4 4741 (17.98%) T-SQL
5 2135 (8.10%) Java
6 1865 (7.07%) VB.NET
7 1406 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 963 (3.65%) VB
9 948 (3.60%) Ruby
10 789 (2.99%) Python
11 768 (2.91%) PHP
12 581 (2.20%) C++
13 553 (2.10%) VBA
14 545 (2.07%) PL/SQL
15 367 (1.39%) Perl
16 288 (1.09%) C
17 251 (0.95%) Bash Shell
18 248 (0.94%) VBScript
19 214 (0.81%) Shell Script
20 205 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 3455 (13.11%) Degree
2 1337 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 519 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 461 (1.75%) MCSE
5 340 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 253 (0.96%) MCSA
7 251 (0.95%) MCITP
8 205 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 204 (0.77%) ISEB
10 189 (0.72%) MCP
11 180 (0.68%) MCTS
12 172 (0.65%) CCNA
13 167 (0.63%) PMI Certification
14 161 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 112 (0.42%) ISTQB
15 112 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
16 110 (0.42%) MCSD
17 103 (0.39%) CISSP
18 92 (0.35%) PMP
19 91 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 868 (3.29%) QA
2 623 (2.36%) SLA
3 370 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 152 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 127 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 53 (0.20%) MiFID
7 49 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 39 (0.15%) HL7
9 29 (0.11%) DICOM
10 24 (0.091%) COBIT
11 22 (0.083%) WAI
12 21 (0.080%) GAMP
13 17 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 13 (0.049%) WCAG
15 12 (0.046%) SDET
16 10 (0.038%) SSAE 16
17 9 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
17 9 (0.034%) ISO 9000
18 7 (0.027%) ISAE 3402
19 6 (0.023%) EMIR
System Software
1 2180 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 1268 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 729 (2.77%) Hyper-V
4 367 (1.39%) vSphere
5 294 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
6 285 (1.08%) XenApp
7 209 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
8 169 (0.64%) Docker
9 152 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 139 (0.53%) XenDesktop
11 135 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
12 126 (0.48%) VMware ESX
13 90 (0.34%) Terminal Services
14 82 (0.31%) NFS
15 59 (0.22%) HDFS
16 57 (0.22%) Xen
17 53 (0.20%) vCloud
18 51 (0.19%) Terminal Server
19 48 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 45 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 399 (1.51%) Puppet
2 384 (1.46%) SCCM
3 304 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 216 (0.82%) SCOM
5 152 (0.58%) Data Guard
6 146 (0.55%) Ansible
7 143 (0.54%) Nagios
8 139 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
9 125 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 110 (0.42%) NetBackup
11 106 (0.40%) WSUS
12 100 (0.38%) SCVMM
13 90 (0.34%) Backup Exec
14 87 (0.33%) Kibana
15 75 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
16 71 (0.27%) OpenAM
17 62 (0.24%) Perfmon
18 60 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
18 60 (0.23%) Salt
19 52 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9757 (37.01%) Microsoft
2 4041 (15.33%) Oracle
3 1934 (7.34%) VMware
4 877 (3.33%) Cisco
5 777 (2.95%) Citrix
6 719 (2.73%) Tableau
7 631 (2.39%) HP
8 572 (2.17%) SAP
9 528 (2.00%) IBM
10 454 (1.72%) Google
11 363 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 348 (1.32%) Cognos
13 325 (1.23%) NetApp
14 320 (1.21%) Sybase
15 274 (1.04%) EMC
16 263 (1.00%) Informatica
17 262 (0.99%) Facebook
18 257 (0.97%) Sitecore
19 221 (0.84%) Veeam
20 190 (0.72%) EPiServer
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension + bonus + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Westerham, Kent
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Bonus, Discounts, Pension and Holidays.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday