The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 218 184 146
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1536 1985 2559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.81% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.27% 5.68% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1736 2328
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,969 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
29148 34956 37640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.72% 31.82% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24772 29449 32157
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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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
England -34 1442 £45,000 - 159
London +4 612 £52,500 - 50
South East -44 267 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Yorkshire -15 137 £42,500 +6.25% 13
City of London +19 122 £58,500 +11.42% 13
West Yorkshire -22 112 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East of England -5 102 £45,000 -2.17% 6
North West -46 99 £42,500 - 24
West Midlands -4 85 £40,000 - 6
Leeds -19 82 £41,500 +3.75% 11
East Midlands -10 75 £44,000 +10.00% 7
Hampshire -17 65 £38,500 -14.44% 5
Surrey -2 57 £52,500 +23.52% 5
South West -27 51 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Berkshire -49 44 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +32 35 £47,500 +23.37% 3
Nottinghamshire -12 35 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Ruislip -2 31 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Scotland +18 30 £43,500 +26.08% 7
Manchester -46 30 £42,500 -10.52% 16
Cheshire +23 29 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Nottingham -13 29 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Merseyside +8 28 £45,000 +7.14%
Liverpool -2 27 £45,000 +7.14%
Staffordshire +11 25 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Bedfordshire -5 25 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Hertfordshire -5 25 £52,500 +13.51% 2
West Sussex -10 25 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 24 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Bradford +11 24 £45,000 +28.57%

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 3262 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2258 (69.22%) SQL
3 1847 (56.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1564 (47.95%) Microsoft
5 1411 (43.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1233 (37.80%) .NET
7 1174 (35.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1154 (35.38%) C#
9 1113 (34.12%) T-SQL
10 943 (28.91%) SQL Server 2014
11 919 (28.17%) Business Intelligence
12 885 (27.13%) Windows
13 864 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
14 826 (25.32%) ASP.NET
15 795 (24.37%) Finance
16 786 (24.10%) MS Excel
17 746 (22.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 721 (22.10%) ETL
19 711 (21.80%) MVC
20 693 (21.24%) Data Warehouse
21 660 (20.23%) JavaScript
22 658 (20.17%) HTML
23 598 (18.33%) CSS
24 591 (18.12%) Windows Server
25 572 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
26 495 (15.17%) ASP.NET MVC
27 484 (14.84%) jQuery
28 432 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
29 430 (13.18%) Visual Studio
30 415 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 353 (10.82%) SharePoint
2 328 (10.06%) IIS
3 161 (4.94%) MS Exchange
4 115 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 101 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 81 (2.48%) CMS
7 76 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 72 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 72 (2.21%) Tomcat
9 67 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
10 64 (1.96%) Skype for Business
11 52 (1.59%) Apache
12 51 (1.56%) Umbraco
13 49 (1.50%) WebSphere
14 40 (1.23%) JBoss
15 33 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
16 29 (0.89%) Confluence
17 27 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
18 24 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
19 20 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 786 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 135 (4.14%) MS Office
3 23 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.28%) HipChat
4 9 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.092%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.061%) MS Project
9 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 127 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.86%) SAP Business One
4 18 (0.55%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
6 9 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
6 9 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.28%) SAP BPC
7 8 (0.25%) Infor M3
8 7 (0.21%) LatentZero
8 7 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.21%) thinkFolio
9 6 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.18%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 6 (0.18%) Unica
10 4 (0.12%) Bankmaster
10 4 (0.12%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 171 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
3 98 (3.00%) Office 365
4 76 (2.33%) SaaS
5 58 (1.78%) GitHub
6 25 (0.77%) PaaS
7 13 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.40%) IaaS
8 7 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
8 7 (0.21%) Data Lake Analytics
8 7 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.18%) BlueKai
9 6 (0.18%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.092%) Google Play
12 2 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.061%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.061%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.061%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 179 (5.49%) SAN
2 110 (3.37%) Firewall
3 102 (3.13%) DNS
4 67 (2.05%) HTTP
5 61 (1.87%) NAS
6 56 (1.72%) Internet
6 56 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 51 (1.56%) LAN
7 51 (1.56%) WAN
8 46 (1.41%) DHCP
9 38 (1.16%) VPN
10 32 (0.98%) Wireless
11 29 (0.89%) Skype
12 28 (0.86%) VoIP
13 27 (0.83%) SSL
14 21 (0.64%) VLAN
15 19 (0.58%) MPLS
16 16 (0.49%) Intranet
17 15 (0.46%) WebEx
18 13 (0.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3262 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1847 (56.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1411 (43.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1174 (35.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 943 (28.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 746 (22.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 693 (21.24%) Data Warehouse
8 572 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 248 (7.60%) Relational Database
10 180 (5.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 174 (5.33%) OLAP
12 145 (4.45%) MySQL
13 135 (4.14%) Power BI
14 116 (3.56%) SQL Server 2000
15 112 (3.43%) Oracle Database
16 103 (3.16%) SQL Server 2016
17 97 (2.97%) NoSQL
18 89 (2.73%) OLAP Cube
19 87 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
20 69 (2.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 432 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 430 (13.18%) Visual Studio
3 152 (4.66%) Git (software)
4 134 (4.11%) NUnit
5 108 (3.31%) JIRA
6 71 (2.18%) Subversion
7 66 (2.02%) Bitbucket
8 55 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 46 (1.41%) TeamCity
10 40 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
11 39 (1.20%) Selenium
12 34 (1.04%) Moq
12 34 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 32 (0.98%) ERwin
14 31 (0.95%) Mercurial
15 30 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
16 28 (0.86%) PowerDesigner
17 25 (0.77%) Jenkins
18 21 (0.64%) MSTest
19 17 (0.52%) ReSharper
General
1 795 (24.37%) Finance
2 237 (7.27%) Banking
3 101 (3.10%) Retail
4 93 (2.85%) Marketing
5 80 (2.45%) Legal
6 66 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 58 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 57 (1.75%) Law
9 51 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 48 (1.47%) Advertising
11 47 (1.44%) Games
12 39 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 33 (1.01%) Front Office
14 31 (0.95%) Back Office
15 20 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.46%) Electronics
16 15 (0.46%) Publishing
17 11 (0.34%) Billing
18 10 (0.31%) French Language
19 9 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1685 (51.66%) Developer
2 686 (21.03%) SQL Developer
3 641 (19.65%) DBA
4 611 (18.73%) .NET Developer
5 574 (17.60%) SQL DBA
6 493 (15.11%) C# Developer
7 405 (12.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 382 (11.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 319 (9.78%) Analyst
10 293 (8.98%) SQL Server DBA
11 290 (8.89%) SQL Server Developer
12 288 (8.83%) Senior Developer
13 270 (8.28%) Administrator
14 251 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
15 228 (6.99%) ASP.NET Developer
16 210 (6.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 180 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 178 (5.46%) SQL BI Developer
19 171 (5.24%) Software Developer
20 157 (4.81%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1233 (37.80%) .NET
2 826 (25.32%) ASP.NET
3 658 (20.17%) HTML
4 598 (18.33%) CSS
5 495 (15.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 484 (14.84%) jQuery
7 372 (11.40%) .NET Framework
8 310 (9.50%) Web Services
9 302 (9.26%) XML
10 283 (8.68%) WCF
11 282 (8.65%) AngularJS
12 229 (7.02%) HTML5
13 221 (6.77%) Ajax
14 189 (5.79%) MDX
15 169 (5.18%) CSS3
15 169 (5.18%) Entity Framework
16 140 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
17 113 (3.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 98 (3.00%) KnockoutJS
19 97 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 330 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 254 (7.79%) Replication
3 194 (5.95%) Clustering
4 183 (5.61%) Computer Science
5 107 (3.28%) Data Integration
6 88 (2.70%) Visualisation
7 85 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 60 (1.84%) Data Centre
9 57 (1.75%) User Experience
10 53 (1.62%) Mathematics
11 50 (1.53%) Statistics
12 39 (1.20%) iPad
12 39 (1.20%) N-Tier
13 38 (1.16%) Artificial Intelligence
13 38 (1.16%) Fintech
14 36 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
15 33 (1.01%) Mobile App
16 30 (0.92%) Virtual Team
17 28 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
18 27 (0.83%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 885 (27.13%) Windows
2 591 (18.12%) Windows Server
3 415 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 415 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 142 (4.35%) Linux
5 130 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 115 (3.53%) Windows 7
7 85 (2.61%) Unix
8 50 (1.53%) Windows 8
9 49 (1.50%) Windows 10
10 47 (1.44%) Android
11 43 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 36 (1.10%) Solaris
13 29 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (0.64%) Windows XP
15 17 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
16 14 (0.43%) Ubuntu
17 13 (0.40%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.21%) Windows Phone
19 5 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (28.17%) Business Intelligence
2 864 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
3 721 (22.10%) ETL
4 711 (21.80%) MVC
5 386 (11.83%) Scrum
6 323 (9.90%) Performance Tuning
7 277 (8.49%) ITIL
8 276 (8.46%) Web Development
9 234 (7.17%) Data Modelling
10 216 (6.62%) High Availability
11 209 (6.41%) SDLC
12 182 (5.58%) Software Engineering
13 179 (5.49%) CRM
14 175 (5.36%) Project Management
15 173 (5.30%) OO
15 173 (5.30%) Unit Testing
16 171 (5.24%) TDD
17 165 (5.06%) Analytics
18 162 (4.97%) Mentoring
19 160 (4.90%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 2258 (69.22%) SQL
2 1154 (35.38%) C#
3 1113 (34.12%) T-SQL
4 660 (20.23%) JavaScript
5 301 (9.23%) PowerShell
6 164 (5.03%) VB.NET
7 130 (3.99%) Java
8 68 (2.08%) VB
9 61 (1.87%) VBA
10 57 (1.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 48 (1.47%) R
12 40 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 32 (0.98%) C
13 32 (0.98%) Perl
14 29 (0.89%) PHP
15 23 (0.71%) Ruby
16 19 (0.58%) Python
17 17 (0.52%) ANSI SQL
18 16 (0.49%) X++
19 15 (0.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 411 (12.60%) Degree
2 267 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (3.10%) MCSE
4 74 (2.27%) MCSA
5 60 (1.84%) MCITP
6 49 (1.50%) Security Cleared
7 45 (1.38%) MCDBA
8 43 (1.32%) MCTS
9 42 (1.29%) MCP
10 30 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (0.86%) SC Cleared
12 22 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (0.55%) CCNA
13 18 (0.55%) DV Cleared
14 14 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (0.37%) CCNP
16 10 (0.31%) ISEB
17 8 (0.25%) HND
18 7 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (3.40%) QA
1 111 (3.40%) SLA
2 77 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.37%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.25%) DICOM
5 8 (0.25%) HL7
6 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.031%) COBIT
7 1 (0.031%) COSHH
7 1 (0.031%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.031%) GAAP
7 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 327 (10.02%) Active Directory
2 142 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (3.80%) Hyper-V
4 56 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 51 (1.56%) XenApp
6 47 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 30 (0.92%) XenDesktop
9 29 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (0.77%) Terminal Services
11 23 (0.71%) vSphere
12 15 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.25%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 6 (0.18%) XenServer
17 5 (0.15%) Firmware
17 5 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
18 4 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 58 (1.78%) SCCM
2 39 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
3 32 (0.98%) SCOM
4 20 (0.61%) WSUS
5 19 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
6 15 (0.46%) NetBackup
6 15 (0.46%) SCVMM
7 14 (0.43%) SCOrch
8 12 (0.37%) Perfmon
9 11 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 10 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.31%) Data Guard
10 10 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (0.31%) OpenAM
11 9 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (0.25%) DameWare
13 5 (0.15%) Puppet
13 5 (0.15%) SnapMirror
13 5 (0.15%) SnapVault
14 3 (0.092%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1564 (47.95%) Microsoft
2 278 (8.52%) VMware
3 271 (8.31%) Oracle
4 175 (5.36%) Tableau
5 126 (3.86%) Cisco
6 99 (3.03%) SAP
7 94 (2.88%) HP
8 86 (2.64%) Citrix
9 78 (2.39%) NetApp
10 73 (2.24%) IBM
11 71 (2.18%) Cognos
12 66 (2.02%) Informatica
13 40 (1.23%) Talend
14 39 (1.20%) Symantec
15 37 (1.13%) Google
15 37 (1.13%) RedGate
16 35 (1.07%) Dell
17 30 (0.92%) Apple
17 30 (0.92%) Red Hat
18 29 (0.89%) EMC
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