Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 26 30
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 104 230 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.76% 9.06% 9.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.37% 37.04% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 96 189 259
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £29,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 380 621 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.69% 24.46% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 285 460 565
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £47,773 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.90% +6.16% +3.45%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +4.71%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Cambridge

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridge.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Cambridge

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 64 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 52 (50.00%) SQL
3 35 (33.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (33.65%) Azure
4 34 (32.69%) PowerShell
4 34 (32.69%) .NET
4 34 (32.69%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (32.69%) Finance
4 34 (32.69%) Power Platform
5 33 (31.73%) Power BI
5 33 (31.73%) Visual Studio
6 31 (29.81%) C#
6 31 (29.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (28.85%) SharePoint
8 29 (27.88%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (25.96%) CRM
9 27 (25.96%) JavaScript
10 26 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 26 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
11 25 (24.04%) SSDT
11 25 (24.04%) Windows
11 25 (24.04%) ETL
11 25 (24.04%) Document Management
11 25 (24.04%) Life Science
11 25 (24.04%) Dynamics CRM
12 24 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 24 (23.08%) IT Strategy
13 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (18.27%) OO
14 19 (18.27%) WCF

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 30 (28.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.85%) IIS
4 3 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.92%) Apache
5 2 (1.92%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.92%) ArcSDE
5 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.92%) Confluence
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.92%) GeoServer
5 2 (1.92%) JBoss
5 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.92%) WildFly
5 2 (1.92%) WordPress
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (24.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.96%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 35 (33.65%) Azure
2 34 (32.69%) Power Platform
3 26 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
4 16 (15.38%) AWS
5 3 (2.88%) PowerApps
5 3 (2.88%) SaaS
6 2 (1.92%) Office 365
6 2 (1.92%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) HTTP
2 7 (6.73%) LAN
3 5 (4.81%) WAN
4 3 (2.88%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.88%) SAN
5 2 (1.92%) DHCP
5 2 (1.92%) DNS
5 2 (1.92%) IPv4
5 2 (1.92%) IPv6
5 2 (1.92%) NAS
5 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.92%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 33 (31.73%) Power BI
3 31 (29.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (24.04%) SSDT
5 14 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (8.65%) MongoDB
7 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.77%) MySQL
9 5 (4.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2017
12 2 (1.92%) GIS
12 2 (1.92%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (31.73%) Visual Studio
2 24 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.54%) NUnit
4 12 (11.54%) TeamCity
5 9 (8.65%) Maven
6 8 (7.69%) Gradle
7 7 (6.73%) Hudson
8 5 (4.81%) Subversion
9 4 (3.85%) JIRA
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.96%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (32.69%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Retail
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.92%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Analyst
1 34 (32.69%) Developer
2 27 (25.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 20 (19.23%) C# Developer
4 18 (17.31%) .NET Developer
4 18 (17.31%) Software Developer
5 17 (16.35%) .NET Software Developer
6 16 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (14.42%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (9.62%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.81%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Applications Support Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) IT Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) IT Support
11 4 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (32.69%) .NET
2 19 (18.27%) WCF
3 15 (14.42%) Web Services
4 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET
5 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (11.54%) WPF
7 10 (9.62%) React
7 10 (9.62%) Redux
7 10 (9.62%) SOAP
7 10 (9.62%) XML
8 8 (7.69%) Velocity
8 8 (7.69%) WinForms
9 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.85%) Java EE
10 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.88%) CSS
10 3 (2.88%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.88%) HTML
10 3 (2.88%) jQuery
11 2 (1.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.88%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 25 (24.04%) Life Science
4 8 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.92%) Replication
7 2 (1.92%) Symmetrix
7 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 16 (15.38%) Linux
3 11 (10.58%) Unix
3 11 (10.58%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.85%) Android
4 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.92%) CentOS
6 2 (1.92%) Fedora
6 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.69%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (25.96%) CRM
3 25 (24.04%) Document Management
3 25 (24.04%) ETL
4 24 (23.08%) IT Strategy
5 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (18.27%) OO
7 16 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (13.46%) MVC
9 13 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 12 (11.54%) Scrum
10 12 (11.54%) SDLC
11 11 (10.58%) Configuration Management
11 11 (10.58%) Software Engineering
11 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
12 10 (9.62%) Multithreading
12 10 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (8.65%) Analytics
13 9 (8.65%) DevOps
13 9 (8.65%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.00%) SQL
2 34 (32.69%) PowerShell
3 31 (29.81%) C#
4 27 (25.96%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.62%) Python
6 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.81%) Java
8 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.88%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.88%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (2.88%) C++
9 3 (2.88%) VBScript
10 2 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.92%) Perl
10 2 (1.92%) VB
11 1 (0.96%) C
11 1 (0.96%) PHP
11 1 (0.96%) Scala
11 1 (0.96%) VB6
11 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.81%) MCSA
3 4 (3.85%) Degree
4 2 (1.92%) CCNA
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.92%) HNC
4 2 (1.92%) HND
4 2 (1.92%) MCP
4 2 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (0.96%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) Docker
3 4 (3.85%) vSphere
4 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.92%) SRDF
4 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Puppet
2 7 (6.73%) Ansible
3 2 (1.92%) Avamar
3 2 (1.92%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.92%) Icinga
3 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.35%) Oracle
3 10 (9.62%) Google
4 6 (5.77%) Cisco
4 6 (5.77%) VMware
5 4 (3.85%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.92%) Brocade
6 2 (1.92%) Dell
6 2 (1.92%) EMC
6 2 (1.92%) ESRI
6 2 (1.92%) Symantec
6 2 (1.92%) Tableau
6 2 (1.92%) Veritas