The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 128 247 881
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +634
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2725 1165 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.25% 1.05% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.16% 3.27% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2487 1040 41
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38080 35583 38040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.39% 32.05% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32297 30734 33705
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average 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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend

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

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +118 2618 £42,500 +6.25% 257
London +89 906 £50,000 - 76
South East +143 662 £42,500 +6.25% 73
North West +79 272 £39,500 +5.33% 30
East Midlands +93 216 £40,000 +15.94% 13
Yorkshire +62 186 £37,500 +7.14% 27
East of England +32 167 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Manchester +77 159 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Berkshire +79 155 £37,500 -18.91% 22
Surrey +78 142 £45,000 +12.50% 9
City of London +32 139 £50,000 -9.09% 23
West Yorkshire +33 116 £40,000 +19.40% 16
Leeds +36 103 £40,000 +10.34% 11
West Midlands +20 99 £37,500 - 8
South West +66 97 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Hampshire +78 91 £40,000 - 8
Oxfordshire +17 88 £45,000 - 14
Derbyshire +32 81 £35,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +59 79 £40,000 +28.00% 9
Kent +31 79 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Leicestershire +42 70 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Reading +38 64 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Chesterfield +21 57 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Cheshire +31 52 £38,000 -5.00% 11
Leicester +31 51 £43,000 +32.30% 4
North Yorkshire - 51 £37,500 - 8
Leatherhead - 50 £45,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +7 47 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Nottinghamshire +28 44 £40,000 +16.78% 2
Nottingham +31 41 £40,000 +16.78% 2

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 4951 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3186 (64.35%) .NET
3 2955 (59.68%) C#
4 2644 (53.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 2424 (48.96%) ASP.NET
6 2291 (46.27%) SQL
7 2091 (42.23%) MVC
8 1895 (38.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1862 (37.61%) Microsoft
10 1662 (33.57%) TDD
11 1555 (31.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1516 (30.62%) WCF
13 1375 (27.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1365 (27.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1263 (25.51%) T-SQL
16 1224 (24.72%) Web Application Development
17 1157 (23.37%) Scrum
18 1037 (20.95%) Microsoft Certification
19 1024 (20.68%) Windows
20 1019 (20.58%) Business Intelligence
21 1017 (20.54%) SQL Server 2005
22 995 (20.10%) HTML
23 960 (19.39%) JavaScript
24 952 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 920 (18.58%) MS Excel
26 914 (18.46%) BDD
27 885 (17.88%) Finance
28 880 (17.77%) CSS
29 806 (16.28%) .NET Framework
30 792 (16.00%) MCP

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 489 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 341 (6.89%) Node.js
3 290 (5.86%) IIS
4 208 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 179 (3.62%) MS Exchange
6 150 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 143 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 107 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
9 103 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 88 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 65 (1.31%) CMS
12 52 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
13 51 (1.03%) Apache
14 42 (0.85%) Tomcat
14 42 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
15 33 (0.67%) WordPress
16 32 (0.65%) Lync
17 27 (0.55%) NServiceBus
18 18 (0.36%) WebLogic
19 16 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 920 (18.58%) MS Excel
2 125 (2.52%) MS Office
3 39 (0.79%) PowerPivot
4 32 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 15 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.28%) MS Project
8 8 (0.16%) FastStats
9 6 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.081%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.040%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.040%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 75 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.38%) SAP Business One
4 14 (0.28%) Maximo
5 11 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
6 10 (0.20%) Agresso
7 8 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
7 8 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.12%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.081%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
13 2 (0.040%) Oracle CRM
13 2 (0.040%) Magento
13 2 (0.040%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 1 (0.020%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 118 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (1.05%) SaaS
4 32 (0.65%) Office 365
5 12 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.12%) GitHub
8 6 (0.12%) PaaS
9 5 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.061%) IaaS
10 3 (0.061%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.061%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.020%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 516 (10.42%) Internet
2 130 (2.63%) Firewall
3 121 (2.44%) SAN
4 118 (2.38%) DNS
5 89 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 79 (1.60%) WAN
7 75 (1.51%) DHCP
8 74 (1.49%) LAN
9 51 (1.03%) VPN
10 36 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
11 35 (0.71%) HTTP
12 34 (0.69%) VoIP
13 31 (0.63%) NetScaler
14 30 (0.61%) Broadband
15 28 (0.57%) VLAN
16 26 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (0.48%) SSL
18 20 (0.40%) NAS
19 19 (0.38%) iSCSI
20 18 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4951 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2644 (53.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 1375 (27.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1365 (27.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1017 (20.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 952 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 761 (15.37%) Data Warehouse
8 399 (8.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 270 (5.45%) NoSQL
10 207 (4.18%) OLAP
11 180 (3.64%) Relational Database
12 133 (2.69%) Oracle Database
13 122 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
14 96 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
15 84 (1.70%) MySQL
16 82 (1.66%) Big Data
17 77 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
18 76 (1.54%) QlikView
19 68 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
20 65 (1.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 783 (15.81%) NUnit
2 751 (15.17%) Rhino Mocks
3 462 (9.33%) Moq
4 310 (6.26%) Visual Studio
5 288 (5.82%) Subversion
6 279 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 235 (4.75%) Git (software)
8 92 (1.86%) MSTest
9 83 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 73 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 36 (0.73%) ReSharper
12 32 (0.65%) NCrunch
13 30 (0.61%) Mercurial
14 28 (0.57%) Jasmine
14 28 (0.57%) PhoneGap
15 26 (0.53%) CruiseControl
16 24 (0.48%) Cucumber
17 22 (0.44%) SpecFlow
18 19 (0.38%) MSBuild
19 12 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
General
1 885 (17.88%) Finance
2 410 (8.28%) Games
3 213 (4.30%) Banking
4 117 (2.36%) Retail
5 87 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 86 (1.74%) Advertising
7 84 (1.70%) Marketing
8 72 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 62 (1.25%) Legal
10 56 (1.13%) Music Industry
11 43 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 37 (0.75%) Law
13 31 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.36%) Front Office
15 12 (0.24%) French Language
16 10 (0.20%) Publishing
17 7 (0.14%) Automotive
18 6 (0.12%) Military
18 6 (0.12%) Local Government
18 6 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3400 (68.67%) Developer
2 1796 (36.28%) .NET Developer
3 695 (14.04%) C# Developer
4 637 (12.87%) DBA
5 517 (10.44%) SQL DBA
6 516 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 422 (8.52%) SQL Developer
8 404 (8.16%) Senior Developer
9 346 (6.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 323 (6.52%) SQL Server DBA
11 281 (5.68%) Administrator
12 277 (5.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 271 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
14 265 (5.35%) Software Developer
15 234 (4.73%) Consultant
16 212 (4.28%) SQL Server Developer
17 192 (3.88%) Senior .NET Developer
18 189 (3.82%) Web Developer
19 179 (3.62%) Analyst
20 167 (3.37%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3186 (64.35%) .NET
2 2424 (48.96%) ASP.NET
3 1895 (38.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1555 (31.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1516 (30.62%) WCF
6 995 (20.10%) HTML
7 880 (17.77%) CSS
8 806 (16.28%) .NET Framework
9 754 (15.23%) Razor View Engine
10 737 (14.89%) NHibernate
11 719 (14.52%) jQuery
12 608 (12.28%) WPF
13 602 (12.16%) LINQ
14 529 (10.68%) Web Services
15 477 (9.63%) HTML5
16 472 (9.53%) Ajax
17 468 (9.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 437 (8.83%) WinForms
19 420 (8.48%) ASP.NET Web API
20 417 (8.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 350 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
2 323 (6.52%) Replication
3 253 (5.11%) Clustering
4 218 (4.40%) Tandem
5 192 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 182 (3.68%) Mobile App
7 181 (3.66%) Social Network
8 131 (2.65%) iPhone
9 126 (2.54%) Inversion of Control
10 113 (2.28%) Mathematics
11 88 (1.78%) Client/Server
12 72 (1.45%) N-Tier
13 63 (1.27%) Streaming Music
14 57 (1.15%) Open Source
14 57 (1.15%) Social Media
15 52 (1.05%) Management Information System
15 52 (1.05%) Visualisation
16 50 (1.01%) Physics
17 46 (0.93%) BBC
18 43 (0.87%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1024 (20.68%) Windows
2 388 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 294 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 228 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 176 (3.55%) Android
6 119 (2.40%) Linux
7 111 (2.24%) Windows 7
8 87 (1.76%) Windows XP
8 87 (1.76%) Windows 8
9 57 (1.15%) UNIX
10 50 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 42 (0.85%) Windows Phone
12 18 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.22%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.20%) HPUX
16 7 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
17 5 (0.10%) Solaris
18 3 (0.061%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2091 (42.23%) MVC
2 1662 (33.57%) TDD
3 1224 (24.72%) Web Application Development
4 1157 (23.37%) Scrum
5 1019 (20.58%) Business Intelligence
6 914 (18.46%) BDD
7 599 (12.10%) Kanban
8 564 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
9 552 (11.15%) OO
10 415 (8.38%) Dependency Injection
11 407 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
12 400 (8.08%) Domain-Driven Design
13 374 (7.55%) ETL
14 293 (5.92%) Software Engineering
14 293 (5.92%) Unit Testing
15 284 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
16 276 (5.57%) E-Commerce
17 233 (4.71%) MVVM
18 218 (4.40%) OOP
19 179 (3.62%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 2955 (59.68%) C#
2 2291 (46.27%) SQL
3 1263 (25.51%) T-SQL
4 960 (19.39%) JavaScript
5 486 (9.82%) VB.NET
6 250 (5.05%) VB
7 209 (4.22%) Ruby
8 126 (2.54%) PowerShell
9 102 (2.06%) Java
10 83 (1.68%) C++
11 79 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 71 (1.43%) VBA
13 65 (1.31%) PHP
14 35 (0.71%) VB6
15 27 (0.55%) VBScript
16 22 (0.44%) Perl
17 19 (0.38%) C
18 14 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 14 (0.28%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1037 (20.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 792 (16.00%) MCP
3 786 (15.88%) MCTS
4 743 (15.01%) MCSD
5 723 (14.60%) MCAD
6 430 (8.69%) Degree
7 107 (2.16%) MCITP
8 100 (2.02%) MCSE
9 58 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
10 56 (1.13%) CCNA
11 54 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 43 (0.87%) MCSA
13 36 (0.73%) Security Cleared
14 33 (0.67%) MCDBA
15 23 (0.46%) NCDA
16 22 (0.44%) PhD
17 21 (0.42%) SC Cleared
17 21 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
18 20 (0.40%) OCP
19 19 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (1.15%) QA
2 35 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.36%) SLA
4 17 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.10%) FATCA
7 5 (0.10%) COREP
System Software
1 256 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 148 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 102 (2.06%) vSphere
5 72 (1.45%) XenApp
6 47 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
8 24 (0.48%) Terminal Server
9 23 (0.46%) XenServer
10 18 (0.36%) VMware ESX
11 17 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 12 (0.24%) LiteSpeed
14 9 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.14%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.14%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.12%) UAG
16 6 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.081%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (0.081%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 75 (1.51%) SCCM
2 56 (1.13%) SCOM
3 25 (0.50%) Backup Exec
4 24 (0.48%) Puppet
5 17 (0.34%) Data Guard
6 16 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 14 (0.28%) WSUS
8 12 (0.24%) Nagios
9 11 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.18%) Control-M
11 9 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.10%) OpenView
13 4 (0.081%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.081%) Plesk
14 3 (0.061%) WMI
14 3 (0.061%) SCOrch
15 2 (0.040%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1862 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 262 (5.29%) VMware
3 252 (5.09%) Oracle
4 202 (4.08%) Google
4 202 (4.08%) Facebook
5 120 (2.42%) Twitter
6 107 (2.16%) Citrix
7 101 (2.04%) Cisco
8 87 (1.76%) Business Objects
9 77 (1.56%) HP
10 66 (1.33%) SAP
11 63 (1.27%) Cognos
12 62 (1.25%) NetApp
12 62 (1.25%) Red Gate
13 60 (1.21%) Dell
14 57 (1.15%) Apple
15 55 (1.11%) Tableau
16 46 (0.93%) Yahoo!
16 46 (0.93%) Sony
17 42 (0.85%) Telerik
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum basic + on-call + bonus + shares + pension ++
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
D M S Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per year + Pension, Medical and Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum - Pension, Medical and Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Surrey Police
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago