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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 22 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 165 110 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.15% 9.37% 14.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.41% 37.04% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 160 102 207
Cambridge median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £29,238 £26,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £56,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 348 297 420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.63% 25.30% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 561 479 723
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.70% -5.55%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 177 (63.44%) C#
2 169 (60.57%) .NET
3 134 (48.03%) ASP.NET
4 128 (45.88%) MVC
5 116 (41.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 107 (38.35%) SQL
7 106 (37.99%) Microsoft
8 95 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (33.33%) Finance
10 82 (29.39%) Windows
11 81 (29.03%) HTML
12 77 (27.60%) CSS
13 67 (24.01%) JavaScript
14 65 (23.30%) WCF
15 61 (21.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 61 (21.86%) ASP.NET Web API
16 60 (21.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 56 (20.07%) .NET Framework
18 55 (19.71%) SQL Server 2014
19 53 (19.00%) HTML5
20 51 (18.28%) Web Application Development
21 50 (17.92%) NoSQL
22 48 (17.20%) AngularJS
23 47 (16.85%) Degree
23 47 (16.85%) Web Services
24 42 (15.05%) TDD
25 41 (14.70%) Node.js
26 40 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
27 38 (13.62%) Oracle
27 38 (13.62%) Scrum

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 16 (5.73%) IIS
2 9 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.87%) Apache
3 8 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.51%) NServiceBus
5 6 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.43%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.43%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.08%) Kentico
7 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.36%) JBoss
9 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (8.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (3.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.15%) SAP R/3
5 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.72%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 61 (21.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.08%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) GitHub
4 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.38%) DNS
1 15 (5.38%) Firewall
2 13 (4.66%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.58%) DHCP
4 9 (3.23%) LDAP
5 8 (2.87%) Internet
5 8 (2.87%) LAN
5 8 (2.87%) VPN
5 8 (2.87%) WAN
6 7 (2.51%) VLAN
6 7 (2.51%) VoIP
7 4 (1.43%) IPsec
7 4 (1.43%) ISDN
7 4 (1.43%) SSL
8 3 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.08%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.72%) HTTP
10 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 50 (17.92%) NoSQL
3 31 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 28 (10.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (9.32%) RavenDB
6 21 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (4.66%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.51%) Neo4j
10 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.15%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.15%) SAP BW
12 5 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (1.43%) Geospatial Data
13 4 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (12.19%) NUnit
2 33 (11.83%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.24%) Visual Studio
4 16 (5.73%) MSTest
5 11 (3.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (3.23%) Selenium
7 7 (2.51%) PhantomJS
8 4 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.72%) JIRA
10 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.36%) AppVeyor
11 1 (0.36%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.36%) Maven
11 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.36%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.36%) webpack
General
1 93 (33.33%) Finance
2 34 (12.19%) Telecoms
3 27 (9.68%) Marketing
4 25 (8.96%) Manufacturing
5 24 (8.60%) Electronics
6 23 (8.24%) Banking
7 16 (5.73%) Retail
8 2 (0.72%) Automotive
8 2 (0.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 164 (58.78%) Developer
2 100 (35.84%) C# Developer
3 88 (31.54%) .NET Developer
4 54 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (12.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 35 (12.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (11.47%) Analyst
7 30 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 26 (9.32%) Programmer
9 22 (7.89%) Administrator
9 22 (7.89%) Support Analyst
10 20 (7.17%) C# Programmer
10 20 (7.17%) DBA
11 18 (6.45%) Applications Support
12 16 (5.73%) SQL DBA
13 13 (4.66%) Applications Support Analyst
13 13 (4.66%) Java Developer
14 12 (4.30%) Developer in Test
15 11 (3.94%) Senior Developer
15 11 (3.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (60.57%) .NET
2 134 (48.03%) ASP.NET
3 116 (41.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 81 (29.03%) HTML
5 77 (27.60%) CSS
6 65 (23.30%) WCF
7 61 (21.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 60 (21.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 56 (20.07%) .NET Framework
10 53 (19.00%) HTML5
11 48 (17.20%) AngularJS
12 47 (16.85%) Web Services
13 41 (14.70%) Node.js
14 36 (12.90%) CSS3
15 31 (11.11%) RESTful
15 31 (11.11%) WPF
16 29 (10.39%) jQuery
17 28 (10.04%) Entity Framework
17 28 (10.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (9.68%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.26%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (11.83%) Computer Science
3 26 (9.32%) Fintech
4 23 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.02%) Social Network
6 11 (3.94%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.58%) Clustering
7 10 (3.58%) Mobile Payment
7 10 (3.58%) NHS
8 7 (2.51%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.51%) Social Media
9 6 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.79%) Kindle
10 5 (1.79%) User Experience
11 4 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.36%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 82 (29.39%) Windows
2 38 (13.62%) Windows Server
3 25 (8.96%) Linux
4 14 (5.02%) Android
4 14 (5.02%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.15%) Solaris
7 5 (1.79%) Debian
8 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.72%) Unix
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (45.88%) MVC
2 95 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (18.28%) Web Application Development
4 42 (15.05%) TDD
5 40 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (13.62%) Scrum
7 28 (10.04%) BDD
7 28 (10.04%) Workflow
8 25 (8.96%) Asset Management
8 25 (8.96%) Software Engineering
8 25 (8.96%) Wealth Management
9 24 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
10 23 (8.24%) Mentoring
10 23 (8.24%) Programme Management
10 23 (8.24%) Test Automation
10 23 (8.24%) Unit Testing
11 16 (5.73%) Mathematics
11 16 (5.73%) Validation
12 15 (5.38%) ITIL
13 14 (5.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 177 (63.44%) C#
2 107 (38.35%) SQL
3 67 (24.01%) JavaScript
4 30 (10.75%) Java
5 28 (10.04%) C++
6 27 (9.68%) Ruby
7 11 (3.94%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.94%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.58%) PHP
9 9 (3.23%) Objective-C
9 9 (3.23%) XAML
10 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
11 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Python
11 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (16.85%) Degree
2 17 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.94%) MCP
4 11 (3.94%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (2.87%) MCSE
6 6 (2.15%) MCSA
7 5 (1.79%) LPIC
7 5 (1.79%) RHCE
8 3 (1.08%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) CEH
10 1 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.36%) ISEB
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.36%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.79%) ISO 9001
1 5 (1.79%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.43%) iptables
4 4 (1.43%) pfSense
4 4 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 106 (37.99%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.62%) Oracle
3 34 (12.19%) SAP
4 32 (11.47%) VMware
5 15 (5.38%) Citrix
6 9 (3.23%) Cisco
7 7 (2.51%) Facebook
7 7 (2.51%) Twitter
8 5 (1.79%) Pegasus
8 5 (1.79%) RedGate
8 5 (1.79%) Veeam
9 4 (1.43%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.08%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.08%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.08%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.08%) Sophos
11 2 (0.72%) F5
11 2 (0.72%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.36%) AlienVault
12 1 (0.36%) webMethods
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