Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 29 30
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 42 138 262
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.15% 8.45% 8.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.30% 32.78% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 119 223
Median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,000 £37,000 £29,400
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +9.20% +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 166 421 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 20.34% 25.76% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 117 318 503
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £34,078 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +7.14%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Cambridge

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridge.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Cambridge

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridge over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 39 (92.86%) SQL
2 28 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (64.29%) .NET
4 22 (52.38%) Analytics
5 20 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (45.24%) MySQL
7 18 (42.86%) Linux
7 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 17 (40.48%) PHP
8 17 (40.48%) VB
8 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
8 17 (40.48%) Degree
9 16 (38.10%) Time Management
9 16 (38.10%) Data Analytics
9 16 (38.10%) User Experience
9 16 (38.10%) Performance Metrics
9 16 (38.10%) VBA
9 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Excel
9 16 (38.10%) MS Access
9 16 (38.10%) Server Management
9 16 (38.10%) Development Roadmap
10 15 (35.71%) Azure
11 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
12 12 (28.57%) C#
13 11 (26.19%) WPF
13 11 (26.19%) SDLC
14 10 (23.81%) RS-232
14 10 (23.81%) RS-485
14 10 (23.81%) Android Development
14 10 (23.81%) iOS Development

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 1 (2.38%) Confluence
1 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) Mule
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Azure
2 10 (23.81%) AWS
3 3 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (4.76%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) RS-232
1 10 (23.81%) RS-485
1 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) MySQL
2 16 (38.10%) MS Access
3 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 6 (14.29%) OLAP
5 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.76%) Power BI
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.52%) Law
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Software Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Database Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Data Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Access Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Access VBA Developer
5 4 (9.52%) VBA Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.14%) DBA
6 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.38%) Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) WPF
3 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (23.81%) WinForms
4 6 (14.29%) D3.js
5 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) LDAP
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (38.10%) User Experience
3 9 (21.43%) Data Structures
4 6 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.38%) FMCG
6 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Android
2 10 (23.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Analytics
2 20 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
4 16 (38.10%) Data Analytics
4 16 (38.10%) Development Roadmap
4 16 (38.10%) Performance Metrics
4 16 (38.10%) Server Management
4 16 (38.10%) Time Management
5 11 (26.19%) SDLC
6 10 (23.81%) Android Development
6 10 (23.81%) iOS Development
6 10 (23.81%) MVC
6 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Validation
7 7 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 6 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (14.29%) Statistics
8 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) PHP
2 17 (40.48%) VB
3 16 (38.10%) VBA
4 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
5 12 (28.57%) C#
6 7 (16.67%) Python
7 6 (14.29%) C++
7 6 (14.29%) Go
7 6 (14.29%) Scala
8 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) Java
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCSA
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Tableau
3 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft