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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 21 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 113 178 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.26% 12.06% 15.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.56% 52.66% 55.84%
Number of salaries quoted 106 139 196
Median salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.12% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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 327 338 394
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.80% 22.90% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 272 274 339
Median salary £46,000 £43,641 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% +9.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,750 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Cambridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 139 (67.15%) C#
2 131 (63.29%) .NET
3 98 (47.34%) ASP.NET
4 95 (45.89%) MVC
5 89 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (42.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 79 (38.16%) Windows
8 78 (37.68%) SQL
9 76 (36.71%) Microsoft
10 73 (35.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 65 (31.40%) HTML
12 64 (30.92%) WCF
13 56 (27.05%) TDD
14 54 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 52 (25.12%) Finance
16 49 (23.67%) .NET Framework
17 48 (23.19%) SQL Server 2014
18 46 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
18 46 (22.22%) JavaScript
19 44 (21.26%) CSS
20 39 (18.84%) Oracle
20 39 (18.84%) Degree
21 37 (17.87%) AngularJS
21 37 (17.87%) RESTful
22 36 (17.39%) HTML5
22 36 (17.39%) NoSQL
22 36 (17.39%) MS Excel
23 34 (16.43%) Web Application Development
24 33 (15.94%) Windows Server
24 33 (15.94%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related 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 15 (7.25%) IIS
2 12 (5.80%) Apache
3 10 (4.83%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.38%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.90%) Moodle
6 4 (1.93%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.93%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.93%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.45%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.45%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.97%) JBoss
8 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.97%) WildFly
9 1 (0.48%) CMS
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.48%) Site Server
9 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.45%) MS Office
2 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) SAP Business One
1 4 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.48%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.48%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 46 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.42%) SaaS
4 4 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) GitHub
6 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.76%) Firewall
3 13 (6.28%) DNS
4 9 (4.35%) VPN
5 8 (3.86%) DHCP
6 7 (3.38%) IPsec
6 7 (3.38%) LDAP
6 7 (3.38%) VLAN
7 6 (2.90%) ISDN
8 5 (2.42%) Internet
9 4 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.93%) NFC
9 4 (1.93%) SMPP
9 4 (1.93%) SMS
10 3 (1.45%) HTTP
10 3 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.97%) LAN
11 2 (0.97%) VoIP
11 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.19%) SQL Server 2014
2 36 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (7.73%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.80%) RavenDB
6 11 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.86%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.38%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.42%) MySQL
11 5 (2.42%) QlikView
12 4 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.93%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (1.93%) GIS
12 4 (1.93%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.93%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (14.98%) NUnit
2 30 (14.49%) Visual Studio
3 28 (13.53%) Git (software)
4 16 (7.73%) Selenium
5 11 (5.31%) MSTest
6 10 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (3.86%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.90%) Moq
9 6 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (2.90%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.93%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.93%) PhantomJS
10 4 (1.93%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.45%) AppVeyor
11 3 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.45%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.97%) Maven
12 2 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 52 (25.12%) Finance
2 20 (9.66%) Banking
3 13 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.42%) Electronics
4 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.42%) Marketing
5 4 (1.93%) Retail
6 3 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 125 (60.39%) Developer
2 85 (41.06%) C# Developer
3 62 (29.95%) .NET Developer
4 45 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (14.01%) Programmer
6 28 (13.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (13.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (12.56%) C# Programmer
8 24 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 17 (8.21%) Administrator
10 14 (6.76%) Analyst
11 12 (5.80%) Java Developer
12 11 (5.31%) C# WPF Developer
12 11 (5.31%) Software Developer
12 11 (5.31%) WPF Developer
13 10 (4.83%) Senior Developer
13 10 (4.83%) Software Engineer
13 10 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
14 8 (3.86%) DBA
14 8 (3.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (63.29%) .NET
2 98 (47.34%) ASP.NET
3 87 (42.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 73 (35.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 65 (31.40%) HTML
6 64 (30.92%) WCF
7 54 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 49 (23.67%) .NET Framework
9 44 (21.26%) CSS
10 37 (17.87%) AngularJS
10 37 (17.87%) RESTful
11 36 (17.39%) HTML5
12 33 (15.94%) Web Services
13 30 (14.49%) Node.js
14 23 (11.11%) WPF
15 21 (10.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (9.66%) CSS3
16 20 (9.66%) Entity Framework
16 20 (9.66%) XML
17 18 (8.70%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.98%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (11.11%) Fintech
3 20 (9.66%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.76%) Mobile Payment
4 14 (6.76%) NHS
5 11 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.38%) Clustering
6 7 (3.38%) User Experience
7 6 (2.90%) Learning Management System
7 6 (2.90%) VLE
8 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.93%) iPad
9 4 (1.93%) Social Media
9 4 (1.93%) Social Network
10 3 (1.45%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 79 (38.16%) Windows
2 33 (15.94%) Windows Server
3 26 (12.56%) Linux
4 13 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.86%) Debian
7 5 (2.42%) Unix
8 4 (1.93%) Solaris
9 3 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.97%) Android
10 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (45.89%) MVC
2 89 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (27.05%) TDD
4 34 (16.43%) Web Application Development
5 31 (14.98%) Scrum
6 29 (14.01%) BDD
7 25 (12.08%) Workflow
8 20 (9.66%) Asset Management
8 20 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (9.66%) Wealth Management
9 19 (9.18%) Software Engineering
10 16 (7.73%) Unit Testing
11 15 (7.25%) Automated Testing
12 14 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (6.76%) SDLC
12 14 (6.76%) Web Development
13 13 (6.28%) Mathematics
14 11 (5.31%) Validation
15 10 (4.83%) Business Analysis
15 10 (4.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 139 (67.15%) C#
2 78 (37.68%) SQL
3 46 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 27 (13.04%) Java
5 18 (8.70%) C++
5 18 (8.70%) Ruby
6 17 (8.21%) PowerShell
7 13 (6.28%) PHP
8 4 (1.93%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.93%) XAML
9 3 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.97%) Scala
11 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.48%) C
11 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) Python
11 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (18.84%) Degree
2 9 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.86%) MCSE
4 4 (1.93%) MCSA
5 3 (1.45%) LPIC
5 3 (1.45%) RHCE
5 3 (1.45%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.97%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) CEH
7 1 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.42%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.21%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.90%) iptables
4 6 (2.90%) pfSense
4 6 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.93%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.97%) vSphere
7 1 (0.48%) XenApp
7 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.48%) Nessus
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
3 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (36.71%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.84%) Oracle
3 24 (11.59%) VMware
4 16 (7.73%) Cisco
5 12 (5.80%) SAP
6 10 (4.83%) Sitecore
7 6 (2.90%) Blackboard
8 5 (2.42%) Pegasus
8 5 (2.42%) RedGate
8 5 (2.42%) Veeam
9 3 (1.45%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.45%) Sophos
10 2 (0.97%) Google
10 2 (0.97%) HP
10 2 (0.97%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.48%) AlienVault
11 1 (0.48%) Capita
11 1 (0.48%) Dell
11 1 (0.48%) EMC
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge
Tectre Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £60 - £450000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits amazing benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum pension + gym + 25 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + 10% Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 50k + 5% Pension and more!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + 5% Pension, 25 Days and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Laptop, Mobile, Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £41000 per annum + Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
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360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £45,000 £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago