Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 18 21
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 200 476 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.11% 11.24% 11.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.78% 46.12% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 170 372 394
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,625 £59,625
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 559 1,032 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.68% 24.37% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 428 762 760
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +1.20%
10th Percentile £33,022 £30,525 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,250 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +6.74% -1.11%

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019. 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 -4 130 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Huntingdon -5 26 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Peterborough -28 25 £42,500 +6.25% 3
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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.

1 127 (63.50%) Microsoft
2 112 (56.00%) SQL
3 94 (47.00%) .NET
4 93 (46.50%) C#
5 64 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 62 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (29.50%) Visual Studio
8 56 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 53 (26.50%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (26.50%) Git (software)
10 49 (24.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 47 (23.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 47 (23.50%) PowerShell
12 45 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (22.50%) Finance
12 45 (22.50%) ASP.NET
12 45 (22.50%) Windows
13 43 (21.50%) SharePoint
13 43 (21.50%) Power Platform
14 42 (21.00%) Power BI
14 42 (21.00%) MVC
15 38 (19.00%) Scrum
16 36 (18.00%) CRM
17 35 (17.50%) ETL
18 34 (17.00%) OO
18 34 (17.00%) Dynamics 365
18 34 (17.00%) Jenkins
19 33 (16.50%) Dynamics CRM
19 33 (16.50%) Unit Testing
20 32 (16.00%) SDLC

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 43 (21.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.00%) IIS
3 12 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.50%) CMS
4 7 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.50%) Umbraco
5 6 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.50%) JBoss
6 5 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.50%) WildFly
7 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.50%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.50%) WordPress
9 2 (1.00%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.00%) ArcSDE
9 2 (1.00%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.50%) Apache
10 1 (0.50%) Confluence
10 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (16.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.50%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.50%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.50%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (21.50%) Power Platform
3 34 (17.00%) Dynamics 365
4 27 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (8.00%) Office 365
6 7 (3.50%) GitHub
6 7 (3.50%) PowerApps
7 6 (3.00%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.00%) IaaS
9 3 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.00%) SaaS
11 1 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.50%) PaaS
11 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.00%) HTTP
2 7 (3.50%) DNS
2 7 (3.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.00%) SAN
4 5 (2.50%) Internet
5 4 (2.00%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.00%) LAN
5 4 (2.00%) Skype
6 2 (1.00%) AMQP
6 2 (1.00%) DHCP
6 2 (1.00%) MQTT
6 2 (1.00%) SSL
6 2 (1.00%) WAN
7 1 (0.50%) Firewall
7 1 (0.50%) IPv4
7 1 (0.50%) IPv6
7 1 (0.50%) Network Security
7 1 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (24.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 47 (23.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (21.00%) Power BI
4 28 (14.00%) SSDT
5 25 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.50%) MySQL
6 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.50%) Geospatial Data
8 10 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (3.50%) MongoDB
10 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (2.50%) MariaDB
13 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 59 (29.50%) Visual Studio
2 53 (26.50%) Git (software)
3 34 (17.00%) Jenkins
4 29 (14.50%) NUnit
4 29 (14.50%) TeamCity
5 23 (11.50%) Hudson
6 16 (8.00%) Maven
7 15 (7.50%) Gradle
8 12 (6.00%) JIRA
9 7 (3.50%) Subversion
10 4 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.00%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (22.50%) Finance
2 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.00%) Retail
4 1 (0.50%) Back Office
4 1 (0.50%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Games
4 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (50.50%) Developer
2 52 (26.00%) C# Developer
3 38 (19.00%) .NET Developer
4 36 (18.00%) Analyst
5 35 (17.50%) Software Developer
6 33 (16.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 26 (13.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 26 (13.00%) C# Software Developer
9 18 (9.00%) SQL Developer
10 13 (6.50%) Applications Engineer
11 12 (6.00%) Support Engineer
12 11 (5.50%) Senior Developer
13 10 (5.00%) Applications Support
14 8 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
14 8 (4.00%) Software Engineer
15 7 (3.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 7 (3.50%) Applications Support Engineer
15 7 (3.50%) Automation Engineer
15 7 (3.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (47.00%) .NET
2 45 (22.50%) ASP.NET
3 30 (15.00%) WPF
4 27 (13.50%) Web Services
5 26 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (12.00%) WCF
7 15 (7.50%) CSS
7 15 (7.50%) Entity Framework
7 15 (7.50%) Velocity
7 15 (7.50%) WinForms
8 13 (6.50%) .NET Framework
8 13 (6.50%) HTML
9 12 (6.00%) React
10 10 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 10 (5.00%) jQuery
11 8 (4.00%) SOAP
11 8 (4.00%) XML
12 6 (3.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 6 (3.00%) COM
12 6 (3.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (15.50%) Life Science
3 29 (14.50%) Management Information System
4 15 (7.50%) Algorithms
5 12 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.00%) Replication
9 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.50%) Windows
2 19 (9.50%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.00%) Linux
4 15 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.50%) Android
5 11 (5.50%) Apple iOS
5 11 (5.50%) Unix
6 8 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.50%) AIX
9 1 (0.50%) CentOS
9 1 (0.50%) Fedora
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.50%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (21.00%) MVC
4 38 (19.00%) Scrum
5 36 (18.00%) CRM
6 35 (17.50%) ETL
7 34 (17.00%) OO
8 33 (16.50%) Unit Testing
9 32 (16.00%) SDLC
10 31 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (14.00%) Document Management
12 26 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (13.00%) IT Strategy
13 25 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 19 (9.50%) Mentoring
14 19 (9.50%) Web Development
15 18 (9.00%) Test Automation
16 17 (8.50%) Analytics
17 16 (8.00%) Mathematics
18 15 (7.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 112 (56.00%) SQL
2 93 (46.50%) C#
3 56 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 47 (23.50%) PowerShell
5 25 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 16 (8.00%) Python
7 8 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.50%) Java
9 6 (3.00%) C++
9 6 (3.00%) VBScript
10 5 (2.50%) VB
11 4 (2.00%) PHP
11 4 (2.00%) VB6
12 3 (1.50%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.50%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (1.50%) Ruby
13 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.50%) Perl
14 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (8.50%) Degree
2 9 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.00%) MCSA
4 3 (1.50%) MCSD
4 3 (1.50%) NCDA
4 3 (1.50%) NCIE
4 3 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.00%) MCP
6 1 (0.50%) CCNA
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.50%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.50%) NCSIE
6 1 (0.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.00%) GDPR
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (7.00%) Docker
2 13 (6.50%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.50%) vSphere
5 4 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (7.00%) Puppet
2 13 (6.50%) Ansible
3 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (3.00%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.50%) SCCM
4 3 (1.50%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.50%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.00%) WSUS
6 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.50%) Icinga
Vendors
1 127 (63.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.50%) Oracle
3 15 (7.50%) VMware
4 11 (5.50%) Xamarin
5 9 (4.50%) Google
6 8 (4.00%) HP
6 8 (4.00%) NetApp
6 8 (4.00%) Veeam
7 6 (3.00%) Tableau
8 3 (1.50%) Dell
8 3 (1.50%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (1.50%) RedGate
8 3 (1.50%) SAP
9 2 (1.00%) Cisco
9 2 (1.00%) ESRI
9 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.00%) Symantec
10 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.50%) Veritas