Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 22 19
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 260 279 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.39% 11.01% 10.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.74% 39.97% 47.49%
Number of salaries quoted 218 277 241
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £29,338 £29,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £61,250 £57,500
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 689 698 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.23% 27.53% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 503 601 491
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 159 (61.15%) .NET
2 146 (56.15%) C#
3 137 (52.69%) SQL
4 131 (50.38%) Microsoft
5 116 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (34.23%) JavaScript
7 87 (33.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 77 (29.62%) T-SQL
9 76 (29.23%) ASP.NET
10 71 (27.31%) MVC
11 66 (25.38%) WPF
12 64 (24.62%) Windows
13 58 (22.31%) Kanban
14 56 (21.54%) HTML
15 55 (21.15%) SQL Server 2016
16 54 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 54 (20.77%) AngularJS
17 53 (20.38%) Software Engineering
18 51 (19.62%) TDD
18 51 (19.62%) CSS
19 50 (19.23%) OO
19 50 (19.23%) TeamCity
20 48 (18.46%) Finance
21 46 (17.69%) MongoDB
21 46 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
22 44 (16.92%) ASP.NET Web API
22 44 (16.92%) RESTful
23 43 (16.54%) .NET Framework
23 43 (16.54%) Degree
24 42 (16.15%) Visual Studio

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 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (5.38%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.85%) Confluence
3 10 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 10 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.31%) ArcGIS
4 6 (2.31%) ArcSDE
4 6 (2.31%) GeoServer
5 5 (1.92%) IIS
5 5 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.54%) Apache
6 4 (1.54%) JBoss
6 4 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.15%) CMS
7 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.15%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.85%) Documaker
2 4 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 87 (33.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (12.69%) GitHub
3 32 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.85%) IaaS
5 6 (2.31%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (2.31%) Office 365
6 4 (1.54%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.54%) SaaS
7 3 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.15%) HTTP
2 15 (5.77%) DNS
3 14 (5.38%) DHCP
4 11 (4.23%) FTP
4 11 (4.23%) SMTP
5 10 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (3.85%) HTTPS
5 10 (3.85%) ICMP
5 10 (3.85%) IMAP
5 10 (3.85%) Internet
5 10 (3.85%) IPsec
5 10 (3.85%) OpenVPN
5 10 (3.85%) POP3
5 10 (3.85%) SNMP
5 10 (3.85%) SSH
5 10 (3.85%) SSL
5 10 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.85%) Telnet
5 10 (3.85%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.15%) SQL Server 2016
2 46 (17.69%) MongoDB
3 41 (15.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.38%) Oracle Database
7 13 (5.00%) Power BI
7 13 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (4.62%) Big Data
9 10 (3.85%) GIS
9 10 (3.85%) MySQL
9 10 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (2.69%) MS Access
13 6 (2.31%) Couchbase
13 6 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 50 (19.23%) TeamCity
2 42 (16.15%) Visual Studio
3 39 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 31 (11.92%) JIRA
5 18 (6.92%) NUnit
6 15 (5.77%) ReSharper
7 10 (3.85%) Gerrit
7 10 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (3.08%) Subversion
9 7 (2.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.54%) Gatling
10 4 (1.54%) JMeter
10 4 (1.54%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.54%) The Grinder
11 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (18.46%) Finance
2 18 (6.92%) Marketing
3 15 (5.77%) Automotive
4 13 (5.00%) Advertising
4 13 (5.00%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.92%) Games
5 5 (1.92%) Law
6 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 152 (58.46%) Developer
2 79 (30.38%) .NET Developer
3 73 (28.08%) C# Developer
4 63 (24.23%) Software Developer
5 45 (17.31%) C# Software Developer
6 41 (15.77%) Software Engineer
7 40 (15.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 37 (14.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (12.31%) C# Software Engineer
10 30 (11.54%) DBA
10 30 (11.54%) Messaging Developer
11 28 (10.77%) Lead Developer
12 27 (10.38%) SQL DBA
13 23 (8.85%) Lead C# Developer
14 22 (8.46%) Administrator
15 21 (8.08%) Lead Software Developer
16 20 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
17 18 (6.92%) Analyst
18 17 (6.54%) Mid-Level C# Developer
18 17 (6.54%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (61.15%) .NET
2 76 (29.23%) ASP.NET
3 66 (25.38%) WPF
4 56 (21.54%) HTML
5 54 (20.77%) AngularJS
5 54 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (19.62%) CSS
7 44 (16.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 44 (16.92%) RESTful
8 43 (16.54%) .NET Framework
9 35 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 34 (13.08%) Node.js
11 33 (12.69%) Web Services
12 32 (12.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 30 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
13 30 (11.54%) MSMQ
13 30 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
14 27 (10.38%) WinForms
15 26 (10.00%) WCF
16 15 (5.77%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.46%) Replication
3 15 (5.77%) Clustering
3 15 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.38%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.69%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (2.31%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.92%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.15%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.77%) Apple TV
11 2 (0.77%) NHS
12 1 (0.38%) Fintech
12 1 (0.38%) Life Science
12 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.62%) Windows
2 24 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (8.85%) Windows Server
3 23 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (6.92%) Linux
5 11 (4.23%) Android
6 10 (3.85%) CentOS
6 10 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.85%) Solaris
7 8 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.31%) MVC
3 58 (22.31%) Kanban
4 53 (20.38%) Software Engineering
5 51 (19.62%) TDD
6 50 (19.23%) OO
7 41 (15.77%) Refactoring
8 40 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
9 34 (13.08%) Web Application Development
10 32 (12.31%) Multithreading
11 30 (11.54%) Scrum
12 29 (11.15%) Mentoring
12 29 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (10.77%) Analytics
13 28 (10.77%) SDLC
14 22 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (8.46%) ETL
15 21 (8.08%) Test Automation
16 20 (7.69%) Unit Testing
17 19 (7.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 146 (56.15%) C#
2 137 (52.69%) SQL
3 89 (34.23%) JavaScript
4 77 (29.62%) T-SQL
5 36 (13.85%) Ruby
6 32 (12.31%) PowerShell
7 30 (11.54%) F#
8 28 (10.77%) Python
9 24 (9.23%) Java
10 15 (5.77%) C++
11 14 (5.38%) VBA
12 13 (5.00%) PHP
13 10 (3.85%) Bash Shell
13 10 (3.85%) VB
14 8 (3.08%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.54%) VB6
16 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.38%) C
17 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (16.54%) Degree
2 2 (0.77%) AAT
2 2 (0.77%) ACCA
2 2 (0.77%) CIMA
2 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.77%) ISEB
2 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.31%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.77%) GDPR
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 12 (4.62%) Docker
2 10 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.85%) Samba
2 10 (3.85%) VirtualBox
2 10 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (11.92%) WSUS
2 30 (11.54%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 30 (11.54%) Kibana
3 10 (3.85%) Ansible
3 10 (3.85%) Nagios
3 10 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.85%) Puppet
3 10 (3.85%) Rancher
3 10 (3.85%) Sysdig
3 10 (3.85%) vRealize
4 2 (0.77%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 131 (50.38%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.15%) Oracle
3 22 (8.46%) WorldPay
4 18 (6.92%) Google
5 13 (5.00%) IBM
6 12 (4.62%) HP
6 12 (4.62%) VMware
7 10 (3.85%) AppDynamics
7 10 (3.85%) BMC
7 10 (3.85%) Cisco
7 10 (3.85%) Intel
7 10 (3.85%) New Relic
7 10 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.85%) ServiceNow
7 10 (3.85%) Splunk
8 8 (3.08%) Facebook
9 7 (2.69%) ESRI
10 5 (1.92%) RedGate
11 4 (1.54%) Sage
11 4 (1.54%) Samsung