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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 146 206 683
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +477
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2189 1461 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.90% 1.34% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.09% 4.29% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 1381 185
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
35915 34063 36684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.18% 31.31% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30722 29443 32418
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 22 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 22 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 +62 2083 £45,000 +12.50% 255
London +50 858 £52,500 +5.00% 96
South East +57 465 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Yorkshire +63 179 £37,500 +15.38% 24
North West +18 170 £40,000 +1.26% 24
City of London +92 152 £52,500 - 28
East Midlands +72 137 £40,000 +6.66% 17
West Yorkshire +40 124 £40,000 +23.07% 13
East of England -19 112 £41,250 -8.33% 16
Leeds +43 106 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Surrey +4 103 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Berkshire +13 80 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Midlands +1 75 £37,500 - 18
South West -19 71 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Manchester +19 70 £40,000 +1.26% 10
Buckinghamshire +50 69 £40,000 - 5
Hampshire +17 69 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Oxfordshire +16 67 £45,000 +4.04% 6
Cheshire +32 62 £40,000 +12.67% 8
Leicestershire +42 57 £39,000 +50.00% 6
Reading +45 48 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Hertfordshire +7 44 £45,000 - 5
Leicester +33 41 £39,000 +50.00% 3
Leatherhead +12 37 £47,500 -13.63%
Kent +17 35 £40,000 - 3
Basingstoke +31 34 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Wales +15 34 £39,000 +27.86% 6
Derbyshire +20 33 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North Yorkshire +19 33 £37,500 +66.66% 6
Scotland -15 33 £40,000 -3.03% 9

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 4924 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3090 (62.75%) .NET
3 2834 (57.55%) C#
4 2616 (53.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2336 (47.44%) SQL
6 2320 (47.12%) ASP.NET
7 2040 (41.43%) MVC
8 1865 (37.88%) Microsoft
9 1826 (37.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1542 (31.32%) TDD
11 1470 (29.85%) WCF
12 1398 (28.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1385 (28.13%) T-SQL
14 1379 (28.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 1337 (27.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 1108 (22.50%) Web Application Development
17 1091 (22.16%) Windows
18 1068 (21.69%) Scrum
19 1062 (21.57%) HTML
20 1043 (21.18%) SQL Server 2005
21 998 (20.27%) JavaScript
22 969 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
23 931 (18.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 907 (18.42%) .NET Framework
25 896 (18.20%) Finance
26 893 (18.14%) CSS
27 867 (17.61%) MS Excel
28 831 (16.88%) BDD
29 817 (16.59%) jQuery
30 746 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 457 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 356 (7.23%) Node.js
3 261 (5.30%) IIS
4 227 (4.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 170 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 132 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 131 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 114 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
9 106 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 97 (1.97%) CMS
11 84 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 63 (1.28%) Apache
13 54 (1.10%) Tomcat
14 51 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
15 48 (0.97%) Lync
16 30 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
16 30 (0.61%) WordPress
17 29 (0.59%) Umbraco
18 28 (0.57%) NServiceBus
19 15 (0.30%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 867 (17.61%) MS Excel
2 118 (2.40%) MS Office
3 34 (0.69%) PowerPivot
4 31 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 19 (0.39%) MS Project
7 9 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.12%) FastStats
10 4 (0.081%) SPSS
10 4 (0.081%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.041%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.041%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 63 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.39%) Sophis RISQUE
3 16 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 15 (0.30%) SAP Business One
5 14 (0.28%) Maximo
6 12 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.18%) WebTrends
9 8 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.14%) Agresso
11 6 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
12 4 (0.081%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.061%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 2 (0.041%) Oracle CRM
14 2 (0.041%) Magento
15 1 (0.020%) SAP BPC
15 1 (0.020%) Oracle EBS R12
15 1 (0.020%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 151 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (1.16%) SaaS
4 25 (0.51%) Office 365
5 19 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 13 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.14%) GitHub
9 6 (0.12%) IaaS
10 5 (0.10%) Force.com
10 5 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.041%) Pure360
13 1 (0.020%) PaaS
13 1 (0.020%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 421 (8.55%) Internet
2 137 (2.78%) SAN
3 113 (2.29%) Firewall
4 104 (2.11%) DNS
5 87 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 74 (1.50%) DHCP
7 66 (1.34%) LAN
8 64 (1.30%) WAN
9 49 (1.00%) VPN
10 36 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
11 34 (0.69%) HTTP
12 32 (0.65%) Intranet
13 25 (0.51%) Broadband
14 23 (0.47%) VLAN
15 22 (0.45%) SNMP
15 22 (0.45%) NAS
16 21 (0.43%) iSCSI
17 19 (0.39%) NetScaler
18 17 (0.35%) Network Security
19 15 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4924 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2616 (53.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1398 (28.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1337 (27.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1043 (21.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 931 (18.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 735 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
8 364 (7.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 311 (6.32%) NoSQL
10 241 (4.89%) Relational Database
11 199 (4.04%) OLAP
12 190 (3.86%) Oracle Database
13 155 (3.15%) MySQL
14 121 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
15 102 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
16 101 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
17 97 (1.97%) RDBMS
17 97 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
18 91 (1.85%) Big Data
19 81 (1.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 709 (14.40%) NUnit
2 649 (13.18%) Rhino Mocks
3 477 (9.69%) Visual Studio
4 394 (8.00%) Moq
5 327 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 298 (6.05%) Git (software)
7 268 (5.44%) Subversion
8 89 (1.81%) MSTest
9 78 (1.58%) TeamCity
10 75 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 58 (1.18%) ReSharper
12 40 (0.81%) SpecFlow
13 33 (0.67%) NCrunch
14 29 (0.59%) Jasmine
14 29 (0.59%) PhoneGap
15 20 (0.41%) CruiseControl
16 19 (0.39%) Cucumber
17 18 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
18 16 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
19 13 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 896 (18.20%) Finance
2 377 (7.66%) Games
3 192 (3.90%) Banking
4 137 (2.78%) Retail
5 117 (2.38%) Marketing
6 112 (2.27%) Advertising
7 76 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 67 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 60 (1.22%) Legal
10 54 (1.10%) Music Industry
11 50 (1.02%) Law
12 45 (0.91%) Manufacturing
13 38 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 34 (0.69%) Front Office
15 13 (0.26%) Back Office
16 11 (0.22%) Automotive
16 11 (0.22%) Publishing
17 10 (0.20%) Military
18 8 (0.16%) Electronics
18 8 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3447 (70.00%) Developer
2 1736 (35.26%) .NET Developer
3 789 (16.02%) C# Developer
4 687 (13.95%) DBA
5 576 (11.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 537 (10.91%) SQL DBA
7 431 (8.75%) SQL Developer
8 393 (7.98%) Senior Developer
9 356 (7.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 351 (7.13%) SQL Server DBA
11 322 (6.54%) Administrator
12 281 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 263 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
14 247 (5.02%) Software Developer
15 216 (4.39%) Analyst
15 216 (4.39%) SQL Server Developer
16 186 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
17 176 (3.57%) Web Developer
18 166 (3.37%) Consultant
19 163 (3.31%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3090 (62.75%) .NET
2 2320 (47.12%) ASP.NET
3 1826 (37.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1470 (29.85%) WCF
5 1379 (28.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1062 (21.57%) HTML
7 907 (18.42%) .NET Framework
8 893 (18.14%) CSS
9 817 (16.59%) jQuery
10 680 (13.81%) Razor View Engine
11 642 (13.04%) NHibernate
12 584 (11.86%) Web Services
13 551 (11.19%) LINQ
14 544 (11.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 543 (11.03%) XML
16 525 (10.66%) WPF
17 510 (10.36%) Ajax
18 450 (9.14%) ASP.NET Web API
19 430 (8.73%) HTML5
20 383 (7.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 326 (6.62%) Replication
2 289 (5.87%) Clustering
3 230 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
4 212 (4.31%) Tandem
5 204 (4.14%) Mobile App
6 192 (3.90%) Computer Science
7 156 (3.17%) Social Network
8 152 (3.09%) iPhone
9 131 (2.66%) Social Media
10 116 (2.36%) BBC
11 103 (2.09%) Mathematics
12 85 (1.73%) Open Source
13 77 (1.56%) Client/Server
14 70 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
15 63 (1.28%) Management Information System
16 53 (1.08%) Physics
17 46 (0.93%) Data Integration
18 44 (0.89%) Streaming Music
19 43 (0.87%) N-Tier
19 43 (0.87%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1091 (22.16%) Windows
2 410 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 317 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 210 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 205 (4.16%) Android
6 150 (3.05%) Linux
7 130 (2.64%) Windows 7
8 102 (2.07%) Windows 8
9 78 (1.58%) Windows XP
10 56 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 49 (1.00%) UNIX
12 42 (0.85%) Windows Phone
13 20 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.26%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.24%) Solaris
16 11 (0.22%) CentOS
17 8 (0.16%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
19 5 (0.10%) Mac OS
20 2 (0.041%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2040 (41.43%) MVC
2 1542 (31.32%) TDD
3 1108 (22.50%) Web Application Development
4 1068 (21.69%) Scrum
5 969 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
6 831 (16.88%) BDD
7 583 (11.84%) OO
8 543 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
9 470 (9.55%) Kanban
10 444 (9.02%) Performance Tuning
11 385 (7.82%) ETL
12 373 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
13 358 (7.27%) Domain-Driven Design
14 319 (6.48%) E-Commerce
15 285 (5.79%) Software Engineering
16 275 (5.58%) Unit Testing
17 254 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
18 244 (4.96%) Web Development
19 222 (4.51%) MVVM
20 195 (3.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2834 (57.55%) C#
2 2336 (47.44%) SQL
3 1385 (28.13%) T-SQL
4 998 (20.27%) JavaScript
5 426 (8.65%) VB.NET
6 215 (4.37%) Ruby
7 213 (4.33%) VB
8 157 (3.19%) Java
9 136 (2.76%) PowerShell
10 97 (1.97%) PL/SQL
11 95 (1.93%) C++
12 54 (1.10%) VBA
13 53 (1.08%) PHP
14 33 (0.67%) C
14 33 (0.67%) VB6
15 29 (0.59%) Perl
16 28 (0.57%) VBScript
17 15 (0.30%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.30%) Tcl
18 13 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 746 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 491 (9.97%) MCTS
3 483 (9.81%) MCP
4 451 (9.16%) Degree
5 444 (9.02%) MCSD
6 436 (8.85%) MCAD
7 109 (2.21%) MCSE
8 86 (1.75%) MCITP
9 43 (0.87%) MCSA
10 39 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 37 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (0.73%) CCNA
13 35 (0.71%) Security Cleared
14 29 (0.59%) MCDBA
15 22 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
16 21 (0.43%) OCP
16 21 (0.43%) ISEB
17 16 (0.32%) PhD
18 15 (0.30%) ISTQB
19 14 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (1.50%) QA
2 21 (0.43%) SLA
3 18 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.020%) BS7799
System Software
1 251 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 153 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 79 (1.60%) vSphere
5 56 (1.14%) XenApp
6 49 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
8 33 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
9 28 (0.57%) Terminal Server
10 26 (0.53%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.26%) XenServer
12 10 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 8 (0.16%) LiteSpeed
14 7 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.12%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.10%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.081%) vCloud
17 4 (0.081%) UAG
Systems Management
1 69 (1.40%) SCCM
2 41 (0.83%) SCOM
3 33 (0.67%) Puppet
4 29 (0.59%) WSUS
5 27 (0.55%) Backup Exec
6 20 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (0.37%) Data Guard
8 17 (0.35%) Nagios
9 14 (0.28%) NetBackup
10 11 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.16%) OpenView
12 5 (0.10%) Dollar Universe
12 5 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.081%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.081%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.081%) logstash
13 4 (0.081%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.081%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.081%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 1865 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 332 (6.74%) Oracle
3 303 (6.15%) Google
4 260 (5.28%) Facebook
5 248 (5.04%) VMware
6 124 (2.52%) Apple
7 123 (2.50%) Sony
8 116 (2.36%) Yahoo!
9 93 (1.89%) Citrix
10 84 (1.71%) Cisco
11 70 (1.42%) HP
11 70 (1.42%) Dell
12 69 (1.40%) Twitter
13 65 (1.32%) Tableau
14 63 (1.28%) Red Gate
15 62 (1.26%) SAP
16 50 (1.02%) Telerik
16 50 (1.02%) Cognos
17 47 (0.95%) Business Objects
17 47 (0.95%) IBM
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