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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 192 158 622
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +464
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1775 1980 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.82% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.16% 5.67% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1817 260
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
34378 34901 35557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.16% 32.09% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28985 30219 31304
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -24 1693 £45,000 +5.88% 256
London -23 714 £52,500 +5.00% 79
South East -28 300 £45,000 +12.50% 44
City of London +49 193 £50,000 -4.76% 22
North West +2 172 £37,500 - 35
Yorkshire -33 124 £40,000 +14.28% 34
West Midlands +9 117 £37,500 -6.25% 12
South West -16 95 £38,000 +1.33% 27
East of England -20 83 £42,500 - 13
West Yorkshire -40 79 £37,500 +4.16% 27
Manchester +7 72 £37,500 +5.63% 18
Buckinghamshire +55 70 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands -37 65 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Cheshire -8 62 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Surrey -3 55 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Berkshire -31 50 £40,000 - 8
Leeds -26 48 £32,500 - 20
Hertfordshire -6 34 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Warwickshire +26 33 £27,500 -31.25% 1
East Sussex +22 33 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Wales +17 33 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Bristol +13 33 £42,500 +21.42% 12
Oxfordshire -30 32 £40,000 - 2
South Wales +28 31 £38,000 +1.33% 9
Birmingham -27 31 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Scotland -33 31 £40,000 - 7
Lancashire +6 30 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Hampshire -39 30 £40,000 +11.11% 12
Wiltshire +17 28 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Brighton - 28 £50,000 - 2

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3966 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2345 (59.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2257 (56.91%) .NET
4 2249 (56.71%) SQL
5 2072 (52.24%) C#
6 1660 (41.86%) ASP.NET
7 1593 (40.17%) Microsoft
8 1456 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
9 1434 (36.16%) MVC
10 1368 (34.49%) T-SQL
11 1273 (32.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1192 (30.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1182 (29.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 952 (24.00%) HTML
15 914 (23.05%) Windows
16 911 (22.97%) JavaScript
17 895 (22.57%) WCF
18 878 (22.14%) Business Intelligence
19 871 (21.96%) SQL Server 2005
20 845 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 845 (21.31%) MS Excel
21 832 (20.98%) .NET Framework
22 816 (20.57%) TDD
23 811 (20.45%) CSS
24 802 (20.22%) jQuery
25 765 (19.29%) Data Warehouse
26 684 (17.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
27 655 (16.52%) Finance
28 641 (16.16%) Scrum
29 501 (12.63%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 485 (12.23%) SharePoint
2 225 (5.67%) IIS
3 218 (5.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 166 (4.19%) Node.js
5 153 (3.86%) MS Exchange
6 138 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 100 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 94 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 90 (2.27%) CMS
10 69 (1.74%) Apache
11 67 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
12 64 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
13 52 (1.31%) Lync
14 47 (1.19%) Tomcat
15 45 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
16 40 (1.01%) Umbraco
17 37 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
18 30 (0.76%) SAS
19 24 (0.61%) WordPress
20 22 (0.55%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 845 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 132 (3.33%) MS Office
3 64 (1.61%) PowerPivot
4 23 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.35%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.20%) SPSS
6 8 (0.20%) MS Project
7 7 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.10%) FastStats
9 2 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.050%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.025%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 71 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 19 (0.48%) Sophis RISQUE
4 15 (0.38%) Agresso
5 12 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.25%) SAP Business One
7 9 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.10%) Sage 50
10 4 (0.10%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.076%) Cognos Controller
11 3 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.050%) Cognos TM1
12 2 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 1 (0.025%) Endur
13 1 (0.025%) PeopleSoft HRMS
13 1 (0.025%) Exchequer
13 1 (0.025%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 189 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (1.24%) SaaS
4 26 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.61%) Office 365
6 16 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.18%) IaaS
9 5 (0.13%) GitHub
9 5 (0.13%) Force.com
10 4 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.076%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.076%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 195 (4.92%) Internet
2 117 (2.95%) SAN
3 95 (2.40%) Firewall
4 88 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 79 (1.99%) DNS
6 58 (1.46%) Intranet
7 56 (1.41%) HTTP
8 54 (1.36%) DHCP
9 51 (1.29%) VPN
10 50 (1.26%) WAN
11 39 (0.98%) LAN
12 28 (0.71%) NAS
13 27 (0.68%) SSL
14 26 (0.66%) Extranet
15 24 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (0.50%) iSCSI
17 15 (0.38%) MPLS
17 15 (0.38%) FTP
17 15 (0.38%) VoIP
18 14 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3966 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2345 (59.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1273 (32.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1182 (29.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 871 (21.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 845 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 765 (19.29%) Data Warehouse
8 311 (7.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 290 (7.31%) Relational Database
10 227 (5.72%) OLAP
11 177 (4.46%) NoSQL
12 160 (4.03%) Oracle Database
13 153 (3.86%) MySQL
14 127 (3.20%) SQL Server 2000
15 86 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
16 84 (2.12%) RDBMS
17 81 (2.04%) OLTP
18 77 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
19 70 (1.77%) Big Data
19 70 (1.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 501 (12.63%) Visual Studio
2 366 (9.23%) NUnit
3 360 (9.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 248 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 218 (5.50%) Git (software)
6 174 (4.39%) Moq
7 159 (4.01%) Subversion
8 80 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 74 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 70 (1.77%) ReSharper
11 59 (1.49%) SpecFlow
12 40 (1.01%) MSTest
13 24 (0.61%) NCrunch
14 22 (0.55%) Jasmine
14 22 (0.55%) Cucumber
15 18 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
16 17 (0.43%) CruiseControl
17 16 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 15 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 15 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 655 (16.52%) Finance
2 180 (4.54%) Games
3 159 (4.01%) Banking
4 147 (3.71%) Marketing
5 146 (3.68%) Retail
6 103 (2.60%) Advertising
7 65 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 50 (1.26%) Legal
9 49 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 40 (1.01%) Law
11 37 (0.93%) Front Office
12 33 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 30 (0.76%) Back Office
13 30 (0.76%) Music Industry
14 16 (0.40%) Automotive
15 15 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.30%) Billing
17 9 (0.23%) Publishing
18 8 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
19 7 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2613 (65.89%) Developer
2 1066 (26.88%) .NET Developer
3 690 (17.40%) C# Developer
4 561 (14.15%) DBA
5 535 (13.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 470 (11.85%) SQL Developer
7 430 (10.84%) SQL DBA
8 376 (9.48%) Senior Developer
9 299 (7.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 279 (7.03%) Analyst
11 278 (7.01%) Administrator
12 265 (6.68%) SQL Server DBA
13 255 (6.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 219 (5.52%) SQL Server Developer
14 219 (5.52%) Software Developer
15 200 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
16 176 (4.44%) Web Developer
17 157 (3.96%) Senior .NET Developer
18 116 (2.92%) Consultant
18 116 (2.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2257 (56.91%) .NET
2 1660 (41.86%) ASP.NET
3 1192 (30.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 952 (24.00%) HTML
5 895 (22.57%) WCF
6 832 (20.98%) .NET Framework
7 811 (20.45%) CSS
8 802 (20.22%) jQuery
9 684 (17.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 489 (12.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 480 (12.10%) XML
12 466 (11.75%) Web Services
13 402 (10.14%) Ajax
14 372 (9.38%) LINQ
15 352 (8.88%) Razor View Engine
16 328 (8.27%) WPF
17 325 (8.19%) HTML5
18 272 (6.86%) NHibernate
19 261 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
20 213 (5.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 305 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 267 (6.73%) Clustering
3 231 (5.82%) Replication
4 149 (3.76%) Computer Science
5 129 (3.25%) Mobile App
6 115 (2.90%) Social Media
7 102 (2.57%) BBC
8 87 (2.19%) Tandem
9 80 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 79 (1.99%) iPhone
11 76 (1.92%) Management Information System
12 71 (1.79%) Open Source
13 70 (1.77%) Mathematics
14 68 (1.71%) Data Integration
15 67 (1.69%) Visualisation
16 66 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
16 66 (1.66%) Social Network
17 65 (1.64%) Hedge funds
18 56 (1.41%) Client/Server
19 50 (1.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 914 (23.05%) Windows
2 367 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 300 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 176 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 132 (3.33%) Linux
6 119 (3.00%) Windows 7
7 112 (2.82%) Android
8 78 (1.97%) Windows 8
9 55 (1.39%) Windows XP
10 36 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 29 (0.73%) UNIX
12 23 (0.58%) CentOS
13 22 (0.55%) Windows Phone
14 17 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.38%) Windows Vista
16 11 (0.28%) Solaris
17 7 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.18%) Windows NT
17 7 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
18 6 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1456 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1434 (36.16%) MVC
3 878 (22.14%) Business Intelligence
4 816 (20.57%) TDD
5 641 (16.16%) Scrum
6 484 (12.20%) ETL
7 472 (11.90%) Web Application Development
8 431 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
9 397 (10.01%) BDD
10 384 (9.68%) OO
11 280 (7.06%) Web Development
12 249 (6.28%) Software Engineering
12 249 (6.28%) Unit Testing
13 231 (5.82%) E-Commerce
14 222 (5.60%) Data Modelling
15 216 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
15 216 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
16 191 (4.82%) Kanban
17 184 (4.64%) Domain-Driven Design
18 152 (3.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2249 (56.71%) SQL
2 2072 (52.24%) C#
3 1368 (34.49%) T-SQL
4 911 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 287 (7.24%) VB.NET
6 167 (4.21%) Java
7 119 (3.00%) VB
8 112 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 98 (2.47%) Ruby
10 77 (1.94%) PL/SQL
11 69 (1.74%) C++
12 65 (1.64%) PHP
13 61 (1.54%) VBA
14 39 (0.98%) C
15 33 (0.83%) VB6
16 28 (0.71%) XPath
17 18 (0.45%) Python
18 17 (0.43%) VBScript
19 15 (0.38%) Perl
20 12 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 400 (10.09%) Degree
2 396 (9.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 187 (4.72%) MCTS
4 177 (4.46%) MCP
5 164 (4.14%) MCSD
6 154 (3.88%) MCAD
7 72 (1.82%) MCSE
8 53 (1.34%) MCITP
9 40 (1.01%) Security Cleared
10 28 (0.71%) MCSA
11 25 (0.63%) MCDBA
12 15 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.33%) SC Cleared
15 12 (0.30%) CCNA
15 12 (0.30%) VCAP
16 11 (0.28%) PMI Certification
17 10 (0.25%) ISEB
18 9 (0.23%) CCA
18 9 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (1.99%) QA
2 52 (1.31%) SLA
3 15 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.025%) BS7799
7 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.025%) HL7
7 1 (0.025%) DICOM
7 1 (0.025%) JSP 440
System Software
1 196 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 140 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 132 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (1.21%) vSphere
5 44 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (0.93%) XenApp
7 29 (0.73%) VMware ESX
8 28 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
10 13 (0.33%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.30%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.18%) XenServer
13 6 (0.15%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.10%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.10%) vCloud
15 3 (0.076%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.076%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.050%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.050%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 70 (1.77%) SCCM
2 46 (1.16%) SCOM
3 27 (0.68%) WSUS
4 21 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 18 (0.45%) Puppet
6 14 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.33%) SCOrch
8 10 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.23%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.23%) SCDPM
10 8 (0.20%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.13%) Dollar Universe
11 5 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.13%) Foglight
11 5 (0.13%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.13%) Nagios
12 4 (0.10%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.10%) OpenNMS
12 4 (0.10%) Zenoss
12 4 (0.10%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1593 (40.17%) Microsoft
2 364 (9.18%) Oracle
3 220 (5.55%) Google
4 207 (5.22%) VMware
5 186 (4.69%) Facebook
6 111 (2.80%) Sony
7 100 (2.52%) Apple
8 99 (2.50%) Citrix
9 97 (2.45%) Yahoo!
10 80 (2.02%) Cognos
11 77 (1.94%) Dell
12 75 (1.89%) HP
13 74 (1.87%) Cisco
13 74 (1.87%) SAP
14 60 (1.51%) IBM
15 59 (1.49%) Telerik
16 54 (1.36%) Tableau
17 47 (1.19%) Business Objects
18 44 (1.11%) Red Gate
19 26 (0.66%) EPiServer
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum dependant on level of experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits plus bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £36500 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago