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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 152 206 697
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +491
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2187 1494 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.87% 1.37% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.03% 4.39% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1414 199
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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
36269 33995 36515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.03% 31.27% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 30978 29341 32185
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +54 2088 £45,000 +8.76% 268
London +50 862 £52,500 +5.00% 86
South East +48 449 £45,000 +12.50% 51
North West +21 177 £40,000 +1.26% 30
Yorkshire +68 174 £37,500 +15.38% 24
City of London +93 155 £52,500 - 32
East Midlands +70 138 £40,000 +6.66% 20
West Yorkshire +38 122 £40,000 +26.98% 12
East of England -6 114 £42,500 -5.55% 23
Leeds +34 102 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Surrey -12 102 £47,500 +18.75% 9
West Midlands -7 80 £37,500 - 17
South West -16 76 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Berkshire +2 75 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Manchester +23 70 £40,000 +1.26% 11
Hampshire +26 69 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Buckinghamshire +45 67 £40,000 - 4
Cheshire +24 66 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Oxfordshire +5 62 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Leicestershire +40 57 £39,000 +50.00% 3
Reading +30 47 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Hertfordshire +15 44 £45,000 - 7
Leicester +26 39 £39,000 +50.00% 2
Basingstoke +29 37 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Wales +8 34 £40,000 +29.03% 6
Leatherhead +4 34 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Derbyshire +15 33 £40,000 -3.03% 6
South Wales +11 32 £40,000 +25.81% 4
Kent +5 30 £40,000 - 11
North Yorkshire +17 29 £37,500 +66.66% 5

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4874 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3045 (62.47%) .NET
3 2792 (57.28%) C#
4 2604 (53.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 2341 (48.03%) SQL
6 2290 (46.98%) ASP.NET
7 2018 (41.40%) MVC
8 1855 (38.06%) Microsoft
9 1797 (36.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1500 (30.78%) TDD
11 1444 (29.63%) WCF
12 1410 (28.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1392 (28.56%) T-SQL
14 1348 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 1327 (27.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 1078 (22.12%) Windows
17 1075 (22.06%) Web Application Development
18 1071 (21.97%) HTML
19 1042 (21.38%) Scrum
20 1032 (21.17%) SQL Server 2005
21 1008 (20.68%) JavaScript
22 967 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
23 930 (19.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 909 (18.65%) .NET Framework
25 903 (18.53%) CSS
26 875 (17.95%) Finance
27 869 (17.83%) MS Excel
28 833 (17.09%) jQuery
29 808 (16.58%) BDD
30 736 (15.10%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 453 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 346 (7.10%) Node.js
3 262 (5.38%) IIS
4 222 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 165 (3.39%) MS Exchange
6 130 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 126 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 110 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
9 104 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 95 (1.95%) CMS
11 82 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
12 70 (1.44%) Apache
13 61 (1.25%) Tomcat
14 51 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
15 49 (1.01%) Lync
16 30 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
16 30 (0.62%) Umbraco
16 30 (0.62%) WordPress
17 28 (0.57%) NServiceBus
18 19 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 869 (17.83%) MS Excel
2 111 (2.28%) MS Office
3 34 (0.70%) PowerPivot
4 30 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 17 (0.35%) MS Project
7 9 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.12%) FastStats
10 4 (0.082%) SPSS
10 4 (0.082%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.041%) PrintSoft PReS
11 2 (0.041%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 60 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.37%) Sophis RISQUE
3 17 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 15 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.31%) SAP Business One
5 13 (0.27%) Maximo
6 12 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.21%) WebTrends
8 9 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.16%) Agresso
10 6 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.041%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.041%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.041%) Magento
13 1 (0.021%) SAP BPC
13 1 (0.021%) Exchequer
13 1 (0.021%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 150 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (1.09%) SaaS
4 25 (0.51%) Office 365
5 19 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 13 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.14%) IaaS
9 6 (0.12%) GitHub
10 5 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.10%) Force.com
11 4 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.041%) Pure360
12 2 (0.041%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 404 (8.29%) Internet
2 127 (2.61%) SAN
3 107 (2.20%) Firewall
4 99 (2.03%) DNS
5 86 (1.76%) TCP/IP
6 72 (1.48%) DHCP
7 62 (1.27%) LAN
8 59 (1.21%) WAN
9 47 (0.96%) VPN
10 38 (0.78%) HTTP
11 36 (0.74%) Intranet
12 35 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
13 24 (0.49%) Broadband
14 22 (0.45%) SNMP
15 20 (0.41%) VLAN
15 20 (0.41%) iSCSI
15 20 (0.41%) NAS
16 19 (0.39%) SSL
17 18 (0.37%) NetScaler
18 16 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4874 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2604 (53.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1410 (28.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1327 (27.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1032 (21.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 930 (19.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 736 (15.10%) Data Warehouse
8 364 (7.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 314 (6.44%) NoSQL
10 250 (5.13%) Relational Database
11 201 (4.12%) OLAP
12 185 (3.80%) Oracle Database
13 165 (3.39%) MySQL
14 120 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
15 98 (2.01%) RDBMS
15 98 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
16 97 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
17 94 (1.93%) Big Data
18 93 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
19 81 (1.66%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 686 (14.07%) NUnit
2 624 (12.80%) Rhino Mocks
3 491 (10.07%) Visual Studio
4 376 (7.71%) Moq
5 335 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 300 (6.16%) Git (software)
7 268 (5.50%) Subversion
8 84 (1.72%) MSTest
9 79 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 74 (1.52%) TeamCity
11 59 (1.21%) ReSharper
12 40 (0.82%) SpecFlow
13 33 (0.68%) NCrunch
14 29 (0.59%) Jasmine
14 29 (0.59%) PhoneGap
15 21 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
16 18 (0.37%) CruiseControl
16 18 (0.37%) Cucumber
17 16 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
18 14 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 875 (17.95%) Finance
2 367 (7.53%) Games
3 195 (4.00%) Banking
4 137 (2.81%) Retail
5 129 (2.65%) Marketing
6 117 (2.40%) Advertising
7 75 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 70 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 59 (1.21%) Legal
10 52 (1.07%) Music Industry
11 50 (1.03%) Law
12 47 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 36 (0.74%) Front Office
14 35 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.27%) Back Office
16 12 (0.25%) Automotive
17 11 (0.23%) Publishing
18 10 (0.21%) Military
19 8 (0.16%) Electronics
20 5 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3414 (70.05%) Developer
2 1700 (34.88%) .NET Developer
3 784 (16.09%) C# Developer
4 676 (13.87%) DBA
5 573 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 531 (10.89%) SQL DBA
7 435 (8.92%) SQL Developer
8 386 (7.92%) Senior Developer
9 353 (7.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 346 (7.10%) SQL Server DBA
11 316 (6.48%) Administrator
12 281 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 261 (5.35%) ASP.NET Developer
14 246 (5.05%) Software Developer
15 224 (4.60%) Analyst
16 221 (4.53%) SQL Server Developer
17 180 (3.69%) Senior .NET Developer
18 173 (3.55%) Web Developer
19 164 (3.36%) Consultant
20 157 (3.22%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3045 (62.47%) .NET
2 2290 (46.98%) ASP.NET
3 1797 (36.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1444 (29.63%) WCF
5 1348 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1071 (21.97%) HTML
7 909 (18.65%) .NET Framework
8 903 (18.53%) CSS
9 833 (17.09%) jQuery
10 661 (13.56%) Razor View Engine
11 619 (12.70%) NHibernate
12 586 (12.02%) Web Services
13 550 (11.28%) XML
14 538 (11.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 537 (11.02%) LINQ
16 514 (10.55%) Ajax
17 508 (10.42%) WPF
18 449 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
19 430 (8.82%) HTML5
20 378 (7.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 320 (6.57%) Replication
2 286 (5.87%) Clustering
3 216 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
4 206 (4.23%) Tandem
5 201 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 183 (3.75%) Computer Science
7 148 (3.04%) Social Network
8 147 (3.02%) iPhone
9 136 (2.79%) Social Media
10 120 (2.46%) BBC
11 96 (1.97%) Mathematics
12 84 (1.72%) Open Source
13 76 (1.56%) Client/Server
14 63 (1.29%) Management Information System
15 62 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
16 51 (1.05%) Physics
17 48 (0.98%) Data Integration
18 43 (0.88%) Hedge funds
18 43 (0.88%) Streaming Music
19 40 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1078 (22.12%) Windows
2 405 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 311 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 209 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 200 (4.10%) Android
6 158 (3.24%) Linux
7 127 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 98 (2.01%) Windows 8
9 77 (1.58%) Windows XP
10 56 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 51 (1.05%) UNIX
12 41 (0.84%) Windows Phone
13 21 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.31%) CentOS
15 13 (0.27%) Windows Vista
16 12 (0.25%) Solaris
17 7 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
18 5 (0.10%) Mac OS
19 2 (0.041%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2018 (41.40%) MVC
2 1500 (30.78%) TDD
3 1075 (22.06%) Web Application Development
4 1042 (21.38%) Scrum
5 967 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
6 808 (16.58%) BDD
7 577 (11.84%) OO
8 542 (11.12%) Agile Software Development
9 450 (9.23%) Kanban
10 449 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
11 396 (8.12%) ETL
12 359 (7.37%) Dependency Injection
13 346 (7.10%) Domain-Driven Design
14 317 (6.50%) E-Commerce
15 280 (5.74%) Software Engineering
16 277 (5.68%) Unit Testing
17 255 (5.23%) Web Development
18 246 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
19 212 (4.35%) MVVM
20 203 (4.16%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2792 (57.28%) C#
2 2341 (48.03%) SQL
3 1392 (28.56%) T-SQL
4 1008 (20.68%) JavaScript
5 418 (8.58%) VB.NET
6 208 (4.27%) Ruby
7 205 (4.21%) VB
8 169 (3.47%) Java
9 129 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 96 (1.97%) C++
11 89 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 60 (1.23%) PHP
13 49 (1.01%) VBA
14 32 (0.66%) C
15 31 (0.64%) VB6
16 28 (0.57%) VBScript
17 24 (0.49%) Perl
18 17 (0.35%) Shell Script
19 15 (0.31%) Tcl
20 14 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 720 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 467 (9.58%) MCTS
3 459 (9.42%) MCP
4 445 (9.13%) Degree
5 422 (8.66%) MCSD
6 414 (8.49%) MCAD
7 106 (2.17%) MCSE
8 84 (1.72%) MCITP
9 42 (0.86%) MCSA
10 38 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 35 (0.72%) Security Cleared
12 34 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
13 33 (0.68%) CCNA
14 29 (0.59%) MCDBA
15 21 (0.43%) ISEB
16 18 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
17 17 (0.35%) OCP
18 15 (0.31%) ISTQB
19 14 (0.29%) SC Cleared
20 13 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (1.58%) QA
2 27 (0.55%) SLA
3 17 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.021%) BS7799
7 1 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 246 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 148 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (2.95%) Hyper-V
4 75 (1.54%) vSphere
5 54 (1.11%) XenApp
6 49 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
8 31 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
9 27 (0.55%) Terminal Server
10 26 (0.53%) VMware ESX
11 12 (0.25%) XenServer
12 9 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 9 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
13 7 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.10%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.10%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.082%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.082%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 70 (1.44%) SCCM
2 41 (0.84%) SCOM
3 32 (0.66%) Puppet
4 29 (0.59%) WSUS
5 25 (0.51%) Backup Exec
6 19 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (0.35%) Nagios
8 16 (0.33%) Data Guard
9 14 (0.29%) NetBackup
10 11 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.16%) OpenView
12 7 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.10%) Dollar Universe
13 5 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.10%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.082%) logstash
14 4 (0.082%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.082%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.082%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.082%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 1855 (38.06%) Microsoft
2 328 (6.73%) Oracle
3 307 (6.30%) Google
4 258 (5.29%) Facebook
5 241 (4.94%) VMware
6 129 (2.65%) Sony
7 127 (2.61%) Apple
8 120 (2.46%) Yahoo!
9 92 (1.89%) Citrix
10 78 (1.60%) Cisco
11 70 (1.44%) HP
12 67 (1.37%) Dell
13 64 (1.31%) SAP
13 64 (1.31%) Tableau
14 62 (1.27%) Red Gate
14 62 (1.27%) Twitter
15 55 (1.13%) Cognos
16 54 (1.11%) Telerik
17 50 (1.03%) IBM
18 47 (0.96%) Business Objects
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + generous benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £32000 per annum - Full benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £36000 - £36500 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago