Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 39 24
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 191 225 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.73% 8.27% 9.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.54% 32.94% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 168 212 201
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,875 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -

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 587 683 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.84% 25.09% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 438 548 486
Cambridge median annual salary £47,773 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.16% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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.

1 102 (53.40%) SQL
2 96 (50.26%) .NET
3 90 (47.12%) C#
4 89 (46.60%) Microsoft
5 83 (43.46%) Windows
6 79 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (28.80%) JavaScript
8 54 (28.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 42 (21.99%) T-SQL
10 41 (21.47%) Software Engineering
11 39 (20.42%) ASP.NET
12 38 (19.90%) Kanban
13 36 (18.85%) MVC
14 35 (18.32%) Finance
14 35 (18.32%) Scrum
14 35 (18.32%) Visual Studio
15 32 (16.75%) Active Directory
15 32 (16.75%) JIRA
15 32 (16.75%) WPF
16 30 (15.71%) PowerShell
16 30 (15.71%) Refactoring
16 30 (15.71%) Python
17 29 (15.18%) HTML
18 28 (14.66%) Linux
19 27 (14.14%) CSS
19 27 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (13.61%) ASP.NET MVC
20 26 (13.61%) Web Services
21 25 (13.09%) OO
21 25 (13.09%) DNS

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 18 (9.42%) IIS
2 17 (8.90%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.76%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.71%) OpenStack
5 8 (4.19%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (4.19%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.66%) Confluence
6 7 (3.66%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.62%) Apache
8 4 (2.09%) JBoss
8 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.05%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.05%) WordPress
11 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.52%) Kentico
Applications
1 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Documaker
2 5 (2.62%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.09%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.52%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.52%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.52%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (28.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (13.09%) GitHub
3 23 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.76%) Office 365
5 8 (4.19%) IaaS
6 7 (3.66%) SaaS
7 6 (3.14%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.09%) DNS
2 19 (9.95%) DHCP
3 16 (8.38%) Firewall
4 15 (7.85%) LAN
4 15 (7.85%) WAN
5 14 (7.33%) TCP/IP
6 13 (6.81%) HTTP
7 10 (5.24%) Wireless
8 8 (4.19%) VPN
9 7 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (3.66%) ICMP
9 7 (3.66%) IMAP
9 7 (3.66%) Internet
9 7 (3.66%) IPsec
9 7 (3.66%) OpenVPN
9 7 (3.66%) SNMP
9 7 (3.66%) SSH
9 7 (3.66%) Telnet
9 7 (3.66%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.99%) SQL Server 2016
2 20 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (8.38%) MongoDB
4 15 (7.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.24%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.71%) Power BI
6 9 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.19%) Big Data
7 8 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.66%) Data Lake
9 6 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (3.14%) MySQL
9 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.09%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (2.09%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (18.32%) Visual Studio
2 32 (16.75%) JIRA
3 23 (12.04%) Git (software)
4 22 (11.52%) TeamCity
5 13 (6.81%) NUnit
6 11 (5.76%) ReSharper
7 7 (3.66%) Gerrit
7 7 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.62%) Selenium
9 5 (2.62%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.57%) Gatling
10 3 (1.57%) JMeter
10 3 (1.57%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.57%) The Grinder
11 2 (1.05%) Gradle
11 2 (1.05%) Hudson
11 2 (1.05%) Maven
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (18.32%) Finance
2 11 (5.76%) Marketing
3 9 (4.71%) Aerospace
3 9 (4.71%) Automotive
4 6 (3.14%) Advertising
5 4 (2.09%) Law
6 3 (1.57%) Games
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Electronics
7 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (48.17%) Developer
2 47 (24.61%) .NET Developer
3 41 (21.47%) C# Developer
4 37 (19.37%) Software Developer
5 31 (16.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (10.99%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (9.95%) Analyst
8 18 (9.42%) Software Engineer
9 16 (8.38%) .NET Software Developer
9 16 (8.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (5.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (5.24%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.71%) IT Support
12 9 (4.71%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.71%) Messaging Developer
12 9 (4.71%) SQL Developer
13 8 (4.19%) C++ Developer
13 8 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (50.26%) .NET
2 39 (20.42%) ASP.NET
3 32 (16.75%) WPF
4 29 (15.18%) HTML
5 27 (14.14%) CSS
6 26 (13.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (13.61%) Web Services
7 23 (12.04%) AngularJS
8 21 (10.99%) WinForms
9 18 (9.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (9.42%) RESTful
9 18 (9.42%) WCF
10 14 (7.33%) .NET Framework
11 12 (6.28%) Angular 2
11 12 (6.28%) SOAP
11 12 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (6.28%) Velocity
12 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 9 (4.71%) Node.js
13 9 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.28%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.14%) Apple TV
3 6 (3.14%) Life Science
3 6 (3.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.14%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.62%) iPhone
5 4 (2.09%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.57%) Clustering
6 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.57%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.57%) Replication
6 3 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 83 (43.46%) Windows
2 28 (14.66%) Linux
3 23 (12.04%) Windows Server
4 20 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.24%) Apple iOS
7 9 (4.71%) Android
7 9 (4.71%) CentOS
8 8 (4.19%) Mac OS X
8 8 (4.19%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.66%) Solaris
10 4 (2.09%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.57%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.05%) Fedora
13 1 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.47%) Software Engineering
3 38 (19.90%) Kanban
4 36 (18.85%) MVC
5 35 (18.32%) Scrum
6 30 (15.71%) Refactoring
7 25 (13.09%) OO
8 23 (12.04%) SDLC
8 23 (12.04%) Test Automation
9 22 (11.52%) TDD
10 18 (9.42%) Dependency Injection
11 17 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (8.90%) Mentoring
11 17 (8.90%) Project Management
11 17 (8.90%) Unit Testing
12 16 (8.38%) Analytics
13 15 (7.85%) High Availability
13 15 (7.85%) Requirements Analysis
14 14 (7.33%) Release Management
15 13 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 102 (53.40%) SQL
2 90 (47.12%) C#
3 55 (28.80%) JavaScript
4 42 (21.99%) T-SQL
5 30 (15.71%) PowerShell
5 30 (15.71%) Python
6 20 (10.47%) Java
7 15 (7.85%) C++
8 10 (5.24%) PHP
9 9 (4.71%) F#
9 9 (4.71%) Ruby
9 9 (4.71%) VB
10 8 (4.19%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.66%) VB.NET
12 6 (3.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (3.14%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.52%) Perl
14 1 (0.52%) X++
14 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (6.28%) Degree
2 6 (3.14%) ISEB
2 6 (3.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.05%) AAT
3 2 (1.05%) ACCA
3 2 (1.05%) CIMA
3 2 (1.05%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (16.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.90%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.28%) Docker
4 8 (4.19%) Terminal Services
4 8 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.66%) Samba
5 7 (3.66%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.52%) Firmware
7 1 (0.52%) HDFS
7 1 (0.52%) vSphere
7 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (6.28%) Puppet
2 9 (4.71%) Ansible
2 9 (4.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 9 (4.71%) Kibana
2 9 (4.71%) WSUS
3 8 (4.19%) FortiGate
3 8 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.66%) Nagios
4 7 (3.66%) Rancher
4 7 (3.66%) Sysdig
4 7 (3.66%) vRealize
5 2 (1.05%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.05%) Icinga
5 2 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 89 (46.60%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.47%) VMware
3 18 (9.42%) Oracle
4 15 (7.85%) HP
5 14 (7.33%) WorldPay
6 10 (5.24%) Apple
6 10 (5.24%) Citrix
7 9 (4.71%) Samsung
8 8 (4.19%) Dell
8 8 (4.19%) Google
8 8 (4.19%) Meru Networks
9 7 (3.66%) AppDynamics
9 7 (3.66%) BMC
9 7 (3.66%) Cisco
9 7 (3.66%) IBM
9 7 (3.66%) Intel
9 7 (3.66%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (3.66%) Splunk
9 7 (3.66%) Veeam