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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK / England
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 11592 14792 16721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.67% 16.02% 17.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.70% 49.80% 54.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10429 13090 14987
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 £29,295
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
23801 29704 30424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.12% 32.17% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20656 25440 26294
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 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 January 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 January 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 -3 4172 £55,000 +4.76% 519
South East -1 2445 £42,500 - 314
North West 0 1206 £40,000 - 193
East of England -1 887 £45,000 +4.65% 134
Yorkshire -5 861 £40,000 - 133
West Midlands -5 710 £40,000 - 137
South West -7 696 £40,000 +3.89% 119
East Midlands 0 515 £40,000 - 91
North East -5 93 £38,500 +10.00% 19
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13183 (55.12%) .NET
2 12692 (53.06%) C#
3 12047 (50.37%) SQL
4 8873 (37.10%) Microsoft
5 8745 (36.56%) ASP.NET
6 8549 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
7 7562 (31.62%) MVC
8 6609 (27.63%) JavaScript
9 5911 (24.71%) HTML
10 5336 (22.31%) Windows
11 5221 (21.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5108 (21.36%) CSS
13 5093 (21.29%) Finance
14 4425 (18.50%) TDD
15 4395 (18.38%) T-SQL
16 4133 (17.28%) MS Excel
17 4105 (17.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 3758 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 3601 (15.06%) .NET Framework
20 3435 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
21 3393 (14.19%) WCF
22 3204 (13.40%) jQuery
23 3183 (13.31%) Oracle
24 3146 (13.15%) Scrum
25 3133 (13.10%) SQL Server 2014
26 3126 (13.07%) AngularJS
27 3104 (12.98%) SQL Server 2008
28 2937 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
29 2824 (11.81%) Web Services
30 2792 (11.67%) 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 1837 (7.68%) IIS
2 1532 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 903 (3.78%) MS Exchange
4 779 (3.26%) CMS
5 550 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 504 (2.11%) Apache
7 485 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
8 456 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
9 396 (1.66%) WebSphere
10 378 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 368 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 338 (1.41%) JBoss
13 283 (1.18%) Umbraco
14 259 (1.08%) WebLogic
15 253 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
16 231 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
17 197 (0.82%) SAS
18 183 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 177 (0.74%) Skype for Business
20 160 (0.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4133 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 710 (2.97%) MS Office
3 110 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 101 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 100 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 87 (0.36%) SPSS
7 44 (0.18%) MS Project
8 43 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 40 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 40 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 23 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 21 (0.088%) Fireworks
12 14 (0.059%) InDesign
13 10 (0.042%) InVision
13 10 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
14 9 (0.038%) GIMP
15 8 (0.033%) EViews
16 6 (0.025%) MicroStation
16 6 (0.025%) SOLIDWORKS
17 4 (0.017%) Stata
Business Applications
1 402 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 142 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 75 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 72 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 59 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 52 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 47 (0.20%) Visualfiles
8 39 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
8 39 (0.16%) Markit EDM
9 35 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
10 30 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
10 30 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
11 26 (0.11%) Magento
12 22 (0.092%) FastStats
12 22 (0.092%) Infor CRM
13 21 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
13 21 (0.088%) Sage 200
14 19 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
14 19 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
14 19 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2240 (9.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1335 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
3 556 (2.32%) Office 365
4 492 (2.06%) SaaS
5 220 (0.92%) PaaS
6 189 (0.79%) IaaS
7 138 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 118 (0.49%) GitHub
9 115 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 81 (0.34%) Google Play
11 60 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 57 (0.24%) Amazon S3
13 53 (0.22%) Google Analytics
14 33 (0.14%) Sage Pay
15 29 (0.12%) Mimecast
16 27 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
17 24 (0.10%) Data Lake Analytics
17 24 (0.10%) G Suite
18 20 (0.084%) Amazon SQS
19 19 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 893 (3.73%) Firewall
2 738 (3.09%) DNS
3 728 (3.04%) Internet
4 670 (2.80%) SAN
5 581 (2.43%) TCP/IP
6 478 (2.00%) LAN
7 473 (1.98%) WAN
8 444 (1.86%) DHCP
9 356 (1.49%) Intranet
10 309 (1.29%) HTTP
11 283 (1.18%) VPN
12 198 (0.83%) NAS
13 185 (0.77%) VoIP
14 180 (0.75%) SSL
15 155 (0.65%) Network Security
16 136 (0.57%) VLAN
17 114 (0.48%) Skype
18 111 (0.46%) Wireless
19 103 (0.43%) LDAP
20 97 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4105 (17.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3758 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3133 (13.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 3104 (12.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 2420 (10.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 2357 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2118 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1834 (7.67%) Relational Database
9 1795 (7.50%) MySQL
10 1597 (6.68%) NoSQL
11 1085 (4.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 928 (3.88%) MongoDB
13 751 (3.14%) Big Data
14 749 (3.13%) RDBMS
15 676 (2.83%) Power BI
16 580 (2.42%) Oracle Database
17 510 (2.13%) Hadoop
18 473 (1.98%) QlikView
19 436 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
20 425 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2207 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 1944 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1859 (7.77%) Git (software)
4 1063 (4.44%) NUnit
5 852 (3.56%) Subversion
6 744 (3.11%) JIRA
7 672 (2.81%) Rhino Mocks
8 560 (2.34%) TeamCity
9 537 (2.25%) Moq
10 441 (1.84%) MSTest
11 439 (1.84%) Selenium
12 353 (1.48%) Jenkins
13 282 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
14 267 (1.12%) SpecFlow
15 232 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 165 (0.69%) Maven
17 147 (0.61%) JUnit
18 140 (0.59%) MSBuild
19 110 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
20 106 (0.44%) Eclipse
General
1 5093 (21.29%) Finance
2 1550 (6.48%) Banking
3 933 (3.90%) Retail
4 924 (3.86%) Marketing
5 649 (2.71%) Games
6 534 (2.23%) Legal
7 523 (2.19%) Advertising
8 500 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 351 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 312 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 300 (1.25%) Back Office
12 272 (1.14%) Law
13 270 (1.13%) Front Office
14 189 (0.79%) Publishing
15 149 (0.62%) Music Industry
16 131 (0.55%) Financial Institution
17 125 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 116 (0.48%) Automotive
19 113 (0.47%) Electronics
20 65 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14065 (58.81%) Developer
2 7628 (31.89%) .NET Developer
3 5831 (24.38%) C# Developer
4 4346 (18.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 2774 (11.60%) SQL Developer
6 2533 (10.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2410 (10.08%) Analyst
8 2208 (9.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2143 (8.96%) Senior Developer
10 1698 (7.10%) DBA
11 1690 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 1614 (6.75%) Software Developer
13 1378 (5.76%) SQL DBA
14 1081 (4.52%) .NET Software Developer
15 1068 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
16 1027 (4.29%) Junior
17 1005 (4.20%) Administrator
18 951 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 947 (3.96%) Applications Support
19 947 (3.96%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13183 (55.12%) .NET
2 8745 (36.56%) ASP.NET
3 5911 (24.71%) HTML
4 5221 (21.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5108 (21.36%) CSS
6 3601 (15.06%) .NET Framework
7 3393 (14.19%) WCF
8 3204 (13.40%) jQuery
9 3126 (13.07%) AngularJS
10 2937 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2824 (11.81%) Web Services
12 2246 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 2188 (9.15%) Entity Framework
14 2178 (9.11%) XML
15 2156 (9.01%) HTML5
16 1790 (7.48%) WPF
17 1668 (6.97%) RESTful
18 1449 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 1282 (5.36%) Node.js
20 1279 (5.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1775 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 1499 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 847 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
4 708 (2.96%) Clustering
5 594 (2.48%) Replication
6 569 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 567 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 521 (2.18%) User Experience
9 441 (1.84%) Visualisation
10 422 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
11 416 (1.74%) Data Centre
12 390 (1.63%) Mathematics
13 322 (1.35%) iPad
14 315 (1.32%) Data Integration
15 289 (1.21%) Fintech
16 267 (1.12%) Client/Server
17 223 (0.93%) Hedge funds
18 222 (0.93%) Statistics
19 217 (0.91%) N-Tier
20 185 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5336 (22.31%) Windows
2 2378 (9.94%) Windows Server
3 1799 (7.52%) Linux
4 1096 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 1092 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 779 (3.26%) Unix
7 483 (2.02%) Android
8 458 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 380 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 377 (1.58%) Apple iOS
11 237 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 180 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 159 (0.66%) Windows 10
14 152 (0.64%) Solaris
15 99 (0.41%) Windows XP
16 87 (0.36%) CentOS
17 84 (0.35%) Ubuntu
18 57 (0.24%) Mac OS X
19 56 (0.23%) Debian
20 49 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8549 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
2 7562 (31.62%) MVC
3 4425 (18.50%) TDD
4 3435 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
5 3146 (13.15%) Scrum
6 2349 (9.82%) Web Development
7 2202 (9.21%) OO
8 2018 (8.44%) BDD
9 1995 (8.34%) ETL
10 1970 (8.24%) Web Application Development
11 1773 (7.41%) SDLC
12 1732 (7.24%) Software Engineering
13 1480 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
14 1479 (6.18%) ITIL
15 1304 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
16 1156 (4.83%) Unit Testing
17 1146 (4.79%) Mentoring
18 1130 (4.72%) Analytics
19 1062 (4.44%) CRM
20 994 (4.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12692 (53.06%) C#
2 12047 (50.37%) SQL
3 6609 (27.63%) JavaScript
4 4395 (18.38%) T-SQL
5 2058 (8.60%) Java
6 1641 (6.86%) VB.NET
7 1328 (5.55%) PowerShell
8 951 (3.98%) Ruby
9 809 (3.38%) VB
10 730 (3.05%) Python
11 604 (2.53%) PHP
12 568 (2.37%) C++
13 484 (2.02%) VBA
14 406 (1.70%) PL/SQL
15 329 (1.38%) C
16 315 (1.32%) Perl
17 231 (0.97%) VBScript
18 229 (0.96%) Bash Shell
19 209 (0.87%) TypeScript
20 206 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2792 (11.67%) Degree
2 1162 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 412 (1.72%) MCSE
4 378 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 241 (1.01%) MCSA
6 218 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 213 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 194 (0.81%) ISEB
9 184 (0.77%) CCNA
10 183 (0.77%) MCITP
11 173 (0.72%) MCP
12 141 (0.59%) ISTQB
13 139 (0.58%) PMI Certification
14 129 (0.54%) MCTS
15 120 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 114 (0.48%) CISSP
17 81 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 79 (0.33%) PMP
19 76 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
20 66 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 855 (3.57%) QA
2 492 (2.06%) SLA
3 287 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 168 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 122 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (0.18%) HL7
7 40 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 30 (0.13%) MiFID
9 27 (0.11%) WAI
10 19 (0.079%) DICOM
11 15 (0.063%) WCAG
12 13 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
12 13 (0.054%) ISO 9000
12 13 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.050%) GAMP
14 11 (0.046%) COBIT
15 10 (0.042%) SDET
16 8 (0.033%) EMIR
16 8 (0.033%) ISO 14001
17 2 (0.008%) ISO 14000
System Software
1 1867 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 1070 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 649 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 355 (1.48%) vSphere
5 283 (1.18%) XenApp
6 218 (0.91%) Docker
7 182 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
8 144 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
9 143 (0.60%) VMware ESX
10 139 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
11 116 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
12 110 (0.46%) XenDesktop
13 74 (0.31%) Terminal Services
14 65 (0.27%) NFS
15 57 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 52 (0.22%) vCloud
17 42 (0.18%) XenServer
18 40 (0.17%) Xen
19 39 (0.16%) KVM
20 34 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 412 (1.72%) Puppet
2 314 (1.31%) SCCM
3 307 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 198 (0.83%) SCOM
5 163 (0.68%) Kibana
6 155 (0.65%) Ansible
7 143 (0.60%) Nagios
8 134 (0.56%) WSUS
9 132 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
10 79 (0.33%) NetBackup
11 78 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
12 75 (0.31%) SCVMM
13 72 (0.30%) Data Guard
13 72 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
14 68 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
14 68 (0.28%) Salt
15 66 (0.28%) logstash
16 59 (0.25%) Backup Exec
17 56 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
17 56 (0.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8873 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 3183 (13.31%) Oracle
3 1674 (7.00%) VMware
4 749 (3.13%) Cisco
5 731 (3.06%) Citrix
6 691 (2.89%) Tableau
7 502 (2.10%) HP
8 447 (1.87%) SAP
9 439 (1.84%) Google
10 408 (1.71%) IBM
11 369 (1.54%) Sybase
12 356 (1.49%) Cognos
13 272 (1.14%) Facebook
14 265 (1.11%) NetApp
15 250 (1.05%) Sitecore
16 240 (1.00%) EMC
16 240 (1.00%) Red Hat
17 236 (0.99%) EPiServer
18 223 (0.93%) Informatica
19 190 (0.79%) Xamarin
Bristol Area
Resource Group
Salary: £30-45K + 20% Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 40 - 50K +Many benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Up to £50, 000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Medical
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Send
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago