Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 23 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 444 360 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.69% 10.49% 13.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.85% 42.55% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 393 327 494
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,850 £29,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £61,250 £57,350
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.29%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,087 846 1,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.73% 24.64% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 844 727 848
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -18 227 £45,000 +8.43% 48
Peterborough +2 155 £42,500 +13.33% 20
Huntingdon +16 25 £37,000 -6.33% 3
Ely +1 5 £37,500 - 2
St Neots -17 1 £21,000 -44.00%
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 283 (63.74%) .NET
2 274 (61.71%) C#
3 208 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (43.92%) ASP.NET
5 182 (40.99%) MVC
6 174 (39.19%) Microsoft
7 166 (37.39%) SQL
8 157 (35.36%) JavaScript
9 143 (32.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 140 (31.53%) HTML
11 132 (29.73%) AngularJS
12 129 (29.05%) CSS
13 115 (25.90%) TDD
13 115 (25.90%) Microsoft Azure
14 109 (24.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 101 (22.75%) KnockoutJS
16 92 (20.72%) .NET Framework
17 86 (19.37%) WCF
18 85 (19.14%) Windows
19 84 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
20 82 (18.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 82 (18.47%) T-SQL
21 81 (18.24%) RESTful
21 81 (18.24%) SQL Server 2016
22 71 (15.99%) Finance
23 68 (15.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 68 (15.32%) WPF
24 67 (15.09%) Node.js
25 65 (14.64%) Web Application Development
25 65 (14.64%) Degree

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 33 (7.43%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.25%) Apache
4 9 (2.03%) JBoss
4 9 (2.03%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.80%) GlassFish
5 8 (1.80%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.35%) ArcGIS
6 6 (1.35%) ArcSDE
6 6 (1.35%) DNN
6 6 (1.35%) GeoServer
6 6 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.13%) Confluence
7 5 (1.13%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.68%) CMS
9 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.45%) IIS
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (4.28%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.13%) assyst
3 5 (1.13%) Documaker
3 5 (1.13%) ResourceLink
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.23%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 115 (25.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (5.41%) GitHub
4 8 (1.80%) IaaS
5 7 (1.58%) Google Play
6 6 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (1.35%) SaaS
7 5 (1.13%) Office 365
8 4 (0.90%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.95%) Internet
2 15 (3.38%) DNS
3 13 (2.93%) FTP
3 13 (2.93%) HTTP
4 10 (2.25%) Intranet
5 9 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.80%) Extranet
7 7 (1.58%) DHCP
8 6 (1.35%) OpenVPN
8 6 (1.35%) SAN
8 6 (1.35%) SMTP
9 5 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.13%) ICMP
9 5 (1.13%) IMAP
9 5 (1.13%) IPsec
9 5 (1.13%) POP3
9 5 (1.13%) SSH
9 5 (1.13%) Telnet
9 5 (1.13%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (18.24%) SQL Server 2016
2 58 (13.06%) MongoDB
3 50 (11.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (10.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (8.11%) NoSQL
6 32 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (4.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (3.60%) GIS
11 15 (3.38%) Power BI
12 14 (3.15%) Big Data
12 14 (3.15%) Oracle Database
12 14 (3.15%) Relational Database
13 13 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (2.25%) MS Access
15 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (2.03%) MySQL
16 8 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 55 (12.39%) Git (software)
2 52 (11.71%) TeamCity
3 50 (11.26%) NUnit
4 46 (10.36%) Visual Studio
5 32 (7.21%) ReSharper
5 32 (7.21%) Selenium
5 32 (7.21%) SpecFlow
6 22 (4.95%) JIRA
7 15 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (2.93%) Subversion
9 12 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.80%) PROIV
11 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (1.13%) Gerrit
12 5 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.68%) CppUnit
14 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.45%) Mercurial
15 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 71 (15.99%) Finance
2 21 (4.73%) Advertising
3 20 (4.50%) Manufacturing
3 20 (4.50%) Marketing
4 18 (4.05%) Music Industry
5 14 (3.15%) Games
6 12 (2.70%) Automotive
7 10 (2.25%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.58%) Law
9 4 (0.90%) Electronics
9 4 (0.90%) German Language
9 4 (0.90%) Retail
10 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 283 (63.74%) Developer
2 157 (35.36%) .NET Developer
3 89 (20.05%) C# Developer
4 74 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 47 (10.59%) C# Software Developer
6 45 (10.14%) Lead Developer
6 45 (10.14%) Software Engineer
7 43 (9.68%) Analyst
7 43 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (9.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 37 (8.33%) DBA
10 36 (8.11%) Senior Developer
11 35 (7.88%) C# Software Engineer
12 33 (7.43%) Messaging Developer
13 32 (7.21%) Lead C# Developer
14 29 (6.53%) SQL DBA
15 27 (6.08%) Lead Software Developer
16 24 (5.41%) Administrator
17 23 (5.18%) Lead Software Engineer
18 21 (4.73%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (63.74%) .NET
2 195 (43.92%) ASP.NET
3 143 (32.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 140 (31.53%) HTML
5 132 (29.73%) AngularJS
6 129 (29.05%) CSS
7 109 (24.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 101 (22.75%) KnockoutJS
9 92 (20.72%) .NET Framework
10 86 (19.37%) WCF
11 82 (18.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 81 (18.24%) RESTful
13 68 (15.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 68 (15.32%) WPF
14 67 (15.09%) Node.js
15 62 (13.96%) HTML5
16 56 (12.61%) jQuery
17 53 (11.94%) CSS3
18 51 (11.49%) .NET Core
19 50 (11.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 84 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (8.56%) Computer Science
4 32 (7.21%) Xbox
5 22 (4.95%) Mobile App
6 21 (4.73%) Replication
7 16 (3.60%) Algorithms
8 14 (3.15%) Clustering
9 13 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (2.70%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.70%) User Experience
11 7 (1.58%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.58%) iPhone
12 6 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.13%) NHS
14 4 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
14 4 (0.90%) Robotics
14 4 (0.90%) Smartphone
15 3 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 85 (19.14%) Windows
2 39 (8.78%) Windows Server
3 27 (6.08%) Android
4 25 (5.63%) Linux
5 23 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (4.50%) Windows 7
6 20 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.48%) Unix
8 9 (2.03%) Solaris
8 9 (2.03%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.58%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.13%) CentOS
11 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.90%) AIX
13 1 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.23%) Debian
13 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (40.99%) MVC
3 115 (25.90%) TDD
4 65 (14.64%) Web Application Development
5 58 (13.06%) Software Engineering
6 55 (12.39%) OO
7 53 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (11.26%) Kanban
9 45 (10.14%) Dependency Injection
10 42 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (9.46%) ERP
11 40 (9.01%) Multithreading
12 39 (8.78%) Refactoring
12 39 (8.78%) Web Development
13 32 (7.21%) Unit Testing
14 30 (6.76%) Analytics
14 30 (6.76%) ETL
15 28 (6.31%) Test Automation
16 27 (6.08%) BDD
16 27 (6.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 274 (61.71%) C#
2 166 (37.39%) SQL
3 157 (35.36%) JavaScript
4 82 (18.47%) T-SQL
5 57 (12.84%) Ruby
6 39 (8.78%) Java
7 33 (7.43%) F#
8 31 (6.98%) PowerShell
9 28 (6.31%) Python
10 19 (4.28%) VBA
11 17 (3.83%) C++
12 12 (2.70%) VB
13 10 (2.25%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.58%) PHP
15 6 (1.35%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.13%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.90%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.90%) C
17 4 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 65 (14.64%) Degree
2 14 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.80%) MCDBA
3 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.80%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.68%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.45%) ISEB
7 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) CCNA
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.23%) OCA
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.93%) QA
2 6 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.68%) PMO
4 2 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.25%) Docker
3 6 (1.35%) Samba
3 6 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.13%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.90%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) iptables
8 1 (0.23%) NFS
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (7.66%) WSUS
2 33 (7.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 33 (7.43%) Kibana
3 6 (1.35%) Ansible
3 6 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.35%) Puppet
4 5 (1.13%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.13%) Nagios
4 5 (1.13%) Rancher
4 5 (1.13%) Sysdig
4 5 (1.13%) vRealize
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 174 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.91%) Oracle
3 31 (6.98%) Google
4 11 (2.48%) ESRI
4 11 (2.48%) WorldPay
5 10 (2.25%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.80%) Facebook
6 8 (1.80%) IBM
6 8 (1.80%) VMware
7 6 (1.35%) Cisco
7 6 (1.35%) Citrix
7 6 (1.35%) HP
7 6 (1.35%) Intel
7 6 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.35%) Sage
7 6 (1.35%) SAP
8 5 (1.13%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.13%) New Relic
8 5 (1.13%) NGA Human Resources
8 5 (1.13%) RedGate