Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 28 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 235 273 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.06% 10.09% 10.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.07% 38.72% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 193 267 226
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £33,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,500 £56,875
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £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 634 705 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.45% 26.05% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 468 575 500
Cambridge median annual salary £47,773 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.16% +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,450
90th Percentile £70,750 £61,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,648 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.10% +2.70% -

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 139 (59.15%) .NET
2 124 (52.77%) C#
3 122 (51.91%) SQL
4 106 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (43.83%) Microsoft
6 90 (38.30%) Windows
7 75 (31.91%) JavaScript
8 70 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 68 (28.94%) T-SQL
10 57 (24.26%) Kanban
11 55 (23.40%) Software Engineering
12 51 (21.70%) WPF
13 50 (21.28%) ASP.NET
14 47 (20.00%) Finance
15 45 (19.15%) Visual Studio
15 45 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
16 44 (18.72%) HTML
16 44 (18.72%) MVC
17 43 (18.30%) JIRA
18 41 (17.45%) GitHub
19 40 (17.02%) TeamCity
19 40 (17.02%) SQL Server 2016
19 40 (17.02%) Refactoring
19 40 (17.02%) CSS
20 38 (16.17%) TDD
21 37 (15.74%) Python
21 37 (15.74%) AngularJS
22 35 (14.89%) Web Services
22 35 (14.89%) OO
22 35 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (7.66%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (6.81%) WebLogic
3 15 (6.38%) IIS
4 13 (5.53%) OpenStack
5 12 (5.11%) Confluence
5 12 (5.11%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.83%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.98%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.55%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (2.55%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.13%) Apache
10 4 (1.70%) JBoss
10 4 (1.70%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.43%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.43%) Traefik
12 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.11%) Documaker
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.70%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (17.45%) GitHub
3 28 (11.91%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (5.53%) IaaS
5 9 (3.83%) SaaS
6 7 (2.98%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (2.13%) Office 365
8 3 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.36%) DNS
2 21 (8.94%) DHCP
3 20 (8.51%) HTTP
4 13 (5.53%) SMTP
5 12 (5.11%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (5.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (5.11%) FTP
5 12 (5.11%) HTTPS
5 12 (5.11%) ICMP
5 12 (5.11%) IMAP
5 12 (5.11%) IPsec
5 12 (5.11%) OpenVPN
5 12 (5.11%) POP3
5 12 (5.11%) SNMP
5 12 (5.11%) SSH
5 12 (5.11%) SSL
5 12 (5.11%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.11%) Telnet
5 12 (5.11%) WPA2
6 10 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.02%) SQL Server 2016
2 35 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (13.19%) MongoDB
5 18 (7.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (6.81%) Oracle Database
6 16 (6.81%) Power BI
7 11 (4.68%) Big Data
7 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.40%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.98%) MySQL
10 7 (2.98%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.13%) OLAP
12 5 (2.13%) OLTP
13 4 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (19.15%) Visual Studio
2 43 (18.30%) JIRA
3 40 (17.02%) TeamCity
4 33 (14.04%) Git (software)
5 19 (8.09%) ReSharper
6 13 (5.53%) NUnit
7 12 (5.11%) Gerrit
7 12 (5.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (3.40%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (2.98%) Subversion
10 6 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.13%) Selenium
11 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (2.13%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.70%) Gatling
12 4 (1.70%) JMeter
12 4 (1.70%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.70%) The Grinder
13 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 47 (20.00%) Finance
2 19 (8.09%) Marketing
3 16 (6.81%) Aerospace
3 16 (6.81%) Automotive
4 10 (4.26%) Advertising
5 6 (2.55%) Games
6 4 (1.70%) Law
7 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.85%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 124 (52.77%) Developer
2 68 (28.94%) .NET Developer
3 63 (26.81%) C# Developer
4 53 (22.55%) Software Developer
5 41 (17.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (14.47%) C# Software Developer
7 33 (14.04%) Software Engineer
8 32 (13.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 25 (10.64%) Analyst
10 22 (9.36%) C# Software Engineer
11 19 (8.09%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (8.09%) Lead Developer
12 18 (7.66%) .NET Software Developer
12 18 (7.66%) Messaging Developer
13 17 (7.23%) Lead C# Developer
14 16 (6.81%) DBA
14 16 (6.81%) SQL DBA
15 14 (5.96%) Lead Software Developer
15 14 (5.96%) Lead Software Engineer
16 13 (5.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (59.15%) .NET
2 51 (21.70%) WPF
3 50 (21.28%) ASP.NET
4 44 (18.72%) HTML
5 40 (17.02%) CSS
6 37 (15.74%) AngularJS
7 35 (14.89%) Web Services
8 34 (14.47%) .NET Framework
9 33 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (14.04%) RESTful
10 26 (11.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (11.06%) WinForms
11 21 (8.94%) WCF
12 20 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 20 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (8.09%) Node.js
14 18 (7.66%) Angular 2
14 18 (7.66%) KnockoutJS
14 18 (7.66%) MSMQ
14 18 (7.66%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.11%) Algorithms
2 12 (5.11%) Replication
3 10 (4.26%) Clustering
4 9 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.98%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.55%) Apple TV
7 5 (2.13%) Internet of Things
7 5 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (2.13%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.13%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.70%) iPhone
8 4 (1.70%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.85%) NHS
11 1 (0.43%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 90 (38.30%) Windows
2 31 (13.19%) Linux
3 24 (10.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (9.36%) Windows Server
6 13 (5.53%) Android
6 13 (5.53%) CentOS
7 12 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (5.11%) Solaris
8 7 (2.98%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.55%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.13%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.43%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.26%) Kanban
3 55 (23.40%) Software Engineering
4 44 (18.72%) MVC
5 40 (17.02%) Refactoring
6 38 (16.17%) TDD
7 35 (14.89%) OO
8 33 (14.04%) Scrum
9 32 (13.62%) Dependency Injection
10 28 (11.91%) Test Automation
11 27 (11.49%) SDLC
12 23 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (9.79%) Mentoring
12 23 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (9.36%) Analytics
14 21 (8.94%) DevOps
15 20 (8.51%) Multithreading
16 19 (8.09%) Release Management
16 19 (8.09%) Web Application Development
17 18 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 124 (52.77%) C#
2 122 (51.91%) SQL
3 75 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 68 (28.94%) T-SQL
5 37 (15.74%) Python
6 32 (13.62%) PowerShell
7 25 (10.64%) Java
8 19 (8.09%) Ruby
9 18 (7.66%) F#
10 17 (7.23%) C++
11 16 (6.81%) VB
12 14 (5.96%) PHP
13 12 (5.11%) Bash Shell
13 12 (5.11%) VBA
14 11 (4.68%) VB.NET
15 6 (2.55%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.70%) VB6
17 1 (0.43%) C
17 1 (0.43%) Perl
17 1 (0.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (13.62%) Degree
2 4 (1.70%) ISEB
2 4 (1.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.85%) AAT
3 2 (0.85%) ACCA
3 2 (0.85%) CIMA
3 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.28%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 18 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.38%) Docker
3 14 (5.96%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (5.11%) Samba
5 12 (5.11%) VirtualBox
6 6 (2.55%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.43%) Firmware
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (8.09%) WSUS
2 18 (7.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 18 (7.66%) Kibana
3 13 (5.53%) Puppet
4 12 (5.11%) Ansible
4 12 (5.11%) Nagios
4 12 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.11%) Rancher
4 12 (5.11%) Sysdig
4 12 (5.11%) vRealize
5 6 (2.55%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.43%) Icinga
Vendors
1 103 (43.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.34%) Oracle
3 22 (9.36%) WorldPay
4 18 (7.66%) HP
5 16 (6.81%) VMware
6 13 (5.53%) Google
7 12 (5.11%) AppDynamics
7 12 (5.11%) BMC
7 12 (5.11%) Cisco
7 12 (5.11%) IBM
7 12 (5.11%) Intel
7 12 (5.11%) New Relic
7 12 (5.11%) Red Hat
7 12 (5.11%) ServiceNow
7 12 (5.11%) Splunk
8 11 (4.68%) Samsung
9 8 (3.40%) Citrix
10 7 (2.98%) Apple
11 6 (2.55%) Dell
11 6 (2.55%) Meru Networks