Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 23 17
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 190 217 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.26% 9.48% 13.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.84% 36.97% 49.28%
Number of salaries quoted 184 199 390
Cambridge median annual salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.63% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 708 587 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.31% 25.66% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 557 475 700
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 146 (76.84%) C#
2 137 (72.11%) .NET
3 99 (52.11%) Microsoft
4 97 (51.05%) ASP.NET
5 95 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (43.16%) MVC
7 78 (41.05%) SQL
8 66 (34.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (32.11%) JavaScript
10 59 (31.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 55 (28.95%) HTML
12 54 (28.42%) Degree
13 52 (27.37%) TDD
14 50 (26.32%) Finance
15 49 (25.79%) WPF
15 49 (25.79%) AngularJS
16 48 (25.26%) Windows
17 47 (24.74%) Software Engineering
18 43 (22.63%) CSS
18 43 (22.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 41 (21.58%) Web Application Development
19 41 (21.58%) ASP.NET Web API
20 40 (21.05%) Node.js
21 37 (19.47%) Computer Science
22 36 (18.95%) WCF
22 36 (18.95%) .NET Framework
23 35 (18.42%) OO
23 35 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 34 (17.89%) RESTful
25 32 (16.84%) Dependency Injection

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 24 (12.63%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.21%) IIS
3 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.58%) nginx
4 3 (1.58%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.05%) Apache
5 2 (1.05%) Kentico
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 59 (31.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.11%) SaaS
4 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.26%) Firewall
1 10 (5.26%) VPN
2 7 (3.68%) HTTP
2 7 (3.68%) Internet
2 7 (3.68%) SSL
3 6 (3.16%) LAN
3 6 (3.16%) WAN
4 4 (2.11%) VoIP
5 2 (1.05%) DHCP
5 2 (1.05%) DNS
5 2 (1.05%) LDAP
5 2 (1.05%) OpenVPN
5 2 (1.05%) SAN
5 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.53%) Broadband
6 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.53%) IPsec
6 1 (0.53%) VLAN
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.84%) MongoDB
2 31 (16.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 22 (11.58%) NoSQL
4 20 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (5.26%) RavenDB
7 5 (2.63%) Big Data
7 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.11%) MySQL
8 4 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.58%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.05%) DB2
10 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) OLAP
11 1 (0.53%) OLTP
11 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.53%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (14.74%) NUnit
2 23 (12.11%) TeamCity
3 22 (11.58%) Git (software)
3 22 (11.58%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.26%) MSTest
5 7 (3.68%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.58%) PhantomJS
7 3 (1.58%) Selenium
7 3 (1.58%) webpack
8 2 (1.05%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.05%) Subversion
8 2 (1.05%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.53%) GitLab
9 1 (0.53%) JIRA
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (26.32%) Finance
2 13 (6.84%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.79%) Retail
5 9 (4.74%) Marketing
6 7 (3.68%) Electronics
7 5 (2.63%) Games
8 3 (1.58%) Advertising
9 2 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 119 (62.63%) Developer
2 73 (38.42%) .NET Developer
3 62 (32.63%) C# Developer
4 39 (20.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (15.26%) Software Engineer
6 28 (14.74%) Software Developer
7 24 (12.63%) Analyst
8 21 (11.05%) Messaging Developer
9 19 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (9.47%) Support Analyst
11 17 (8.95%) Applications Engineer
12 15 (7.89%) Applications Support
12 15 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (7.89%) C# Software Engineer
13 14 (7.37%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 12 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 12 (6.32%) Windows Engineer
15 11 (5.79%) C++ Software Engineer
15 11 (5.79%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (72.11%) .NET
2 97 (51.05%) ASP.NET
3 66 (34.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (28.95%) HTML
5 49 (25.79%) AngularJS
5 49 (25.79%) WPF
6 43 (22.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 43 (22.63%) CSS
7 41 (21.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 40 (21.05%) Node.js
9 36 (18.95%) .NET Framework
9 36 (18.95%) WCF
10 35 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 34 (17.89%) RESTful
12 29 (15.26%) Web Services
13 25 (13.16%) HTML5
14 24 (12.63%) jQuery
14 24 (12.63%) KnockoutJS
15 21 (11.05%) MSMQ
15 21 (11.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.47%) Computer Science
2 29 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.58%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (6.84%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.84%) Social Network
5 12 (6.32%) Client/Server
6 10 (5.26%) Fintech
7 9 (4.74%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.63%) Reinsurance
9 4 (2.11%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (2.11%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.58%) Clustering
10 3 (1.58%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.58%) Social Media
10 3 (1.58%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.05%) Kindle
12 1 (0.53%) BBC
12 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.26%) Windows
2 14 (7.37%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.21%) Android
3 8 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.58%) Linux
4 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.05%) Debian
5 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (43.16%) MVC
3 52 (27.37%) TDD
4 47 (24.74%) Software Engineering
5 41 (21.58%) Web Application Development
6 35 (18.42%) OO
7 32 (16.84%) Dependency Injection
7 32 (16.84%) Kanban
7 32 (16.84%) Scrum
8 26 (13.68%) Multithreading
8 26 (13.68%) Test Automation
9 23 (12.11%) Unit Testing
10 18 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (9.47%) Mathematics
11 17 (8.95%) SDLC
12 16 (8.42%) Financial Modelling
12 16 (8.42%) Refactoring
13 15 (7.89%) Analytics
13 15 (7.89%) User Stories
14 14 (7.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 146 (76.84%) C#
2 78 (41.05%) SQL
3 61 (32.11%) JavaScript
4 32 (16.84%) Ruby
5 28 (14.74%) C++
6 27 (14.21%) Java
7 21 (11.05%) F#
7 21 (11.05%) Objective-C
8 12 (6.32%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.16%) Python
10 4 (2.11%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.58%) PHP
11 3 (1.58%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (28.42%) Degree
2 17 (8.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (8.95%) MCP
2 17 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.68%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.79%) Docker
3 7 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.05%) iptables
4 2 (1.05%) NFS
4 2 (1.05%) Samba
4 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (11.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 21 (11.05%) Kibana
1 21 (11.05%) WSUS
2 7 (3.68%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.68%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.05%) Ansible
3 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.05%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 99 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.89%) Citrix
3 12 (6.32%) VMware
4 10 (5.26%) Facebook
4 10 (5.26%) Twitter
5 9 (4.74%) Google
6 7 (3.68%) Oracle
6 7 (3.68%) WatchGuard
7 5 (2.63%) Samsung
7 5 (2.63%) SAP
8 2 (1.05%) EMC
8 2 (1.05%) NetApp
8 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.05%) Sage
8 2 (1.05%) Veeam
9 1 (0.53%) Intel
9 1 (0.53%) Xamarin