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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 208 159 113
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -46
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1726 2211 3124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.99% 2.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.46% 6.26% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1987 2810
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
31615 35325 38560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.56% 31.83% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 27028 29842 32678
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 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 -42 1648 £47,500 +5.55% 176
London -19 763 £55,000 +6.79% 74
South East -23 232 £45,000 - 26
Yorkshire +8 190 £40,000 +2.56% 14
City of London +10 159 £50,000 - 14
East of England -12 145 £45,000 +5.88% 10
West Yorkshire +6 143 £40,000 +6.66% 10
North West -26 123 £40,000 - 13
Leeds 0 120 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Manchester -5 77 £37,500 -11.76% 11
Surrey +18 70 £52,500 +5.00% 8
West Midlands -88 64 £42,500 +10.38% 23
South West -27 61 £40,000 - 11
East Midlands -40 54 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Essex +26 43 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Bedfordshire +16 42 £41,250 +10.00% 4
North Yorkshire +23 39 £45,000 +11.11% 4
Hampshire -14 37 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Berkshire -19 34 £43,000 -14.00% 7
Cambridgeshire -2 33 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 32 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Wales +8 30 £42,500 +4.93% 4
Harrogate +32 29 £45,000 - 2
South Wales +11 29 £42,500 +4.93% 4
Bristol -11 27 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Hertfordshire -28 25 £42,500 +30.76% 3
North East +13 23 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Worcestershire +1 23 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Tyne and Wear +9 22 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 20 £43,500 -20.90%

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3474 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2412 (69.43%) SQL
3 2082 (59.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1646 (47.38%) Microsoft
5 1514 (43.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1310 (37.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1287 (37.05%) .NET
8 1173 (33.77%) T-SQL
9 1170 (33.68%) C#
10 1005 (28.93%) Windows
11 939 (27.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 926 (26.66%) MS Excel
13 910 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
14 890 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
15 832 (23.95%) ASP.NET
16 798 (22.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 782 (22.51%) Finance
18 733 (21.10%) Data Warehouse
19 711 (20.47%) ETL
20 683 (19.66%) MVC
21 665 (19.14%) JavaScript
22 660 (19.00%) HTML
23 604 (17.39%) Windows Server
24 592 (17.04%) CSS
25 588 (16.93%) SQL Server 2005
26 465 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
27 436 (12.55%) jQuery
28 423 (12.18%) Visual Studio
29 412 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
30 408 (11.74%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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
1 373 (10.74%) IIS
2 314 (9.04%) SharePoint
3 178 (5.12%) MS Exchange
4 122 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 93 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 91 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 84 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 83 (2.39%) CMS
9 79 (2.27%) Skype for Business
10 58 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
11 52 (1.50%) Tomcat
12 43 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 40 (1.15%) Apache
14 39 (1.12%) Umbraco
15 36 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
16 31 (0.89%) WebSphere
17 23 (0.66%) NServiceBus
18 18 (0.52%) Drupal
18 18 (0.52%) JBoss
19 16 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 926 (26.66%) MS Excel
2 165 (4.75%) MS Office
3 45 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.058%) SPSS
9 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.029%) Mingle
9 1 (0.029%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 100 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.55%) SAP Business One
4 16 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.37%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
7 11 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
8 10 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
9 8 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
10 7 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.20%) Infor M3
11 6 (0.17%) Bankmaster
11 6 (0.17%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 6 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.17%) Unica
12 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 3 (0.086%) Cognos TM1
13 3 (0.086%) Exstream
13 3 (0.086%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 141 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (2.85%) Office 365
4 86 (2.48%) SaaS
5 14 (0.40%) PaaS
6 12 (0.35%) GitHub
7 9 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.20%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.17%) Yammer
10 5 (0.14%) IaaS
10 5 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.058%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.058%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.029%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.029%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.029%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 215 (6.19%) SAN
2 136 (3.91%) Firewall
3 112 (3.22%) DNS
4 76 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 74 (2.13%) WAN
6 68 (1.96%) Internet
7 63 (1.81%) LAN
8 62 (1.78%) HTTP
9 60 (1.73%) DHCP
9 60 (1.73%) NAS
10 48 (1.38%) VPN
11 32 (0.92%) iSCSI
12 31 (0.89%) Wireless
13 30 (0.86%) SSL
13 30 (0.86%) VLAN
14 26 (0.75%) MPLS
15 25 (0.72%) VoIP
16 24 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (0.60%) Skype
18 19 (0.55%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3474 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2082 (59.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1514 (43.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1310 (37.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 939 (27.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 798 (22.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 733 (21.10%) Data Warehouse
8 588 (16.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 274 (7.89%) Relational Database
10 221 (6.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 190 (5.47%) OLAP
12 128 (3.68%) MySQL
13 123 (3.54%) Oracle Database
14 122 (3.51%) NoSQL
15 113 (3.25%) OLAP Cube
16 105 (3.02%) SQL Server 2000
17 91 (2.62%) Big Data
18 83 (2.39%) Power BI
19 81 (2.33%) Data Mining
20 80 (2.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 423 (12.18%) Visual Studio
2 412 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 84 (2.42%) NUnit
4 82 (2.36%) Subversion
5 73 (2.10%) Git (software)
5 73 (2.10%) JIRA
6 63 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 42 (1.21%) Moq
8 39 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 37 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 36 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
11 32 (0.92%) Jenkins
12 31 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
13 28 (0.81%) Mercurial
14 27 (0.78%) ReSharper
15 24 (0.69%) Selenium
16 18 (0.52%) Bitbucket
17 17 (0.49%) ERwin
17 17 (0.49%) NMock
17 17 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 782 (22.51%) Finance
2 248 (7.14%) Banking
3 150 (4.32%) Marketing
4 128 (3.68%) Retail
5 89 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 87 (2.50%) Law
7 78 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 69 (1.99%) Legal
9 55 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 52 (1.50%) Advertising
11 40 (1.15%) Front Office
11 40 (1.15%) Games
12 28 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (0.52%) Electronics
15 16 (0.46%) Private Banking
16 15 (0.43%) Automotive
17 14 (0.40%) French Language
18 10 (0.29%) Back Office
19 9 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1732 (49.86%) Developer
2 775 (22.31%) SQL Developer
3 734 (21.13%) DBA
4 661 (19.03%) SQL DBA
5 631 (18.16%) .NET Developer
6 503 (14.48%) C# Developer
7 410 (11.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 398 (11.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 361 (10.39%) Administrator
10 350 (10.07%) SQL Server Developer
11 328 (9.44%) SQL Server DBA
12 297 (8.55%) SSIS Developer
13 289 (8.32%) Analyst
14 262 (7.54%) Senior Developer
15 249 (7.17%) ASP.NET Developer
16 224 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 220 (6.33%) SQL BI Developer
18 198 (5.70%) Consultant
19 166 (4.78%) SSRS Developer
20 161 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1287 (37.05%) .NET
2 832 (23.95%) ASP.NET
3 660 (19.00%) HTML
4 592 (17.04%) CSS
5 465 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 436 (12.55%) jQuery
7 403 (11.60%) .NET Framework
8 354 (10.19%) XML
9 310 (8.92%) Web Services
10 291 (8.38%) WCF
11 220 (6.33%) AngularJS
12 216 (6.22%) HTML5
13 208 (5.99%) Entity Framework
14 199 (5.73%) MDX
15 197 (5.67%) Ajax
16 149 (4.29%) CSS3
17 132 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web API
18 94 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 93 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 93 (2.68%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 331 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
2 291 (8.38%) Replication
3 279 (8.03%) Clustering
4 157 (4.52%) Data Integration
5 139 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 92 (2.65%) Statistics
7 73 (2.10%) Data Centre
8 61 (1.76%) Mathematics
9 58 (1.67%) Management Information System
10 57 (1.64%) N-Tier
11 54 (1.55%) User Experience
12 51 (1.47%) Visualisation
13 42 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
14 34 (0.98%) BBC
14 34 (0.98%) Social Media
15 32 (0.92%) Credit Risk
16 28 (0.81%) Data Extraction
17 26 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
17 26 (0.75%) iPad
18 24 (0.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1005 (28.93%) Windows
2 604 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 408 (11.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 405 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 177 (5.09%) Linux
6 127 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 119 (3.43%) Windows 7
8 93 (2.68%) Unix
9 57 (1.64%) Windows 8
10 52 (1.50%) Apple iOS
11 46 (1.32%) Android
12 43 (1.24%) Windows 10
13 39 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.52%) Solaris
15 18 (0.52%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
2 890 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
3 711 (20.47%) ETL
4 683 (19.66%) MVC
5 390 (11.23%) Performance Tuning
6 318 (9.15%) ITIL
7 279 (8.03%) High Availability
8 268 (7.71%) Scrum
9 253 (7.28%) Web Development
10 245 (7.05%) SDLC
11 244 (7.02%) Software Engineering
12 237 (6.82%) Data Modelling
13 226 (6.51%) Migration
14 223 (6.42%) OO
15 201 (5.79%) Mentoring
16 199 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
17 188 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
18 175 (5.04%) CRM
19 169 (4.86%) TDD
20 158 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2412 (69.43%) SQL
2 1173 (33.77%) T-SQL
3 1170 (33.68%) C#
4 665 (19.14%) JavaScript
5 266 (7.66%) PowerShell
6 209 (6.02%) VB.NET
7 133 (3.83%) VB
8 115 (3.31%) Java
9 75 (2.16%) VBA
10 63 (1.81%) PL/SQL
11 62 (1.78%) C
12 48 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 47 (1.35%) R
14 33 (0.95%) Perl
14 33 (0.95%) VB6
15 29 (0.83%) PHP
16 28 (0.81%) C++
17 27 (0.78%) VBScript
18 24 (0.69%) Ruby
19 21 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 326 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 305 (8.78%) Degree
3 115 (3.31%) MCSE
4 93 (2.68%) MCITP
5 82 (2.36%) MCSA
6 76 (2.19%) Security Cleared
7 62 (1.78%) MCP
8 60 (1.73%) MCDBA
9 48 (1.38%) MCTS
10 42 (1.21%) SC Cleared
11 37 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 36 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (0.81%) CCNA
14 26 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (0.58%) ISEB
15 20 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 17 (0.49%) CCNP
17 16 (0.46%) VCP5
18 11 (0.32%) CCDA
18 11 (0.32%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 114 (3.28%) QA
3 88 (2.53%) SLA
4 18 (0.52%) Solvency II
5 15 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.029%) Basel III
8 1 (0.029%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.029%) GAAP
System Software
1 378 (10.88%) Active Directory
2 179 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 59 (1.70%) XenApp
5 49 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (1.27%) vSphere
7 30 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
8 29 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 28 (0.81%) VMware ESX
10 26 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 25 (0.72%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.20%) DFS Replication
12 7 (0.20%) Firmware
13 6 (0.17%) XenServer
14 5 (0.14%) HDFS
14 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.12%) NFS
15 4 (0.12%) Samba
16 3 (0.086%) SRDF
17 2 (0.058%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 88 (2.53%) SCCM
2 51 (1.47%) SCOM
3 32 (0.92%) WSUS
4 24 (0.69%) Backup Exec
4 24 (0.69%) SCOrch
5 16 (0.46%) Data Guard
6 12 (0.35%) SCVMM
7 11 (0.32%) Nagios
7 11 (0.32%) Puppet
7 11 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (0.29%) Perfmon
9 9 (0.26%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.23%) OpenAM
10 8 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.20%) LiteSpeed
12 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.14%) Simpana
12 5 (0.14%) SnapMirror
12 5 (0.14%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 1646 (47.38%) Microsoft
2 319 (9.18%) VMware
3 281 (8.09%) Oracle
4 144 (4.15%) Cisco
5 141 (4.06%) Tableau
6 104 (2.99%) NetApp
7 97 (2.79%) SAP
8 87 (2.50%) Citrix
9 83 (2.39%) HP
10 62 (1.78%) Cognos
11 60 (1.73%) Informatica
12 50 (1.44%) Google
13 46 (1.32%) Symantec
14 45 (1.30%) Facebook
14 45 (1.30%) IBM
15 44 (1.27%) Apple
16 42 (1.21%) Dell
17 36 (1.04%) Talend
18 35 (1.01%) RedGate
19 33 (0.95%) Red Hat
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