Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 20 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 475 434 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.15% 12.09% 13.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.67% 47.59% 51.58%
Number of salaries quoted 371 398 464
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £59,125 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 1,040 912 1,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.41% 25.40% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 770 760 845
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.20% +2.47%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +6.74% - +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -5 264 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Peterborough -2 155 £40,000 - 19
Huntingdon +6 20 £37,500 +10.29%
Ely 0 4 £45,000 +12.50% 4
St Neots - 1 £21,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 254 (53.47%) .NET
2 240 (50.53%) C#
3 208 (43.79%) SQL
4 197 (41.47%) Microsoft
4 197 (41.47%) Agile Software Development
5 153 (32.21%) ASP.NET
6 146 (30.74%) JavaScript
7 141 (29.68%) MVC
8 125 (26.32%) Windows
9 123 (25.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 117 (24.63%) HTML
11 107 (22.53%) CSS
12 105 (22.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 101 (21.26%) AngularJS
13 101 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
14 97 (20.42%) Finance
15 95 (20.00%) T-SQL
16 93 (19.58%) TDD
17 87 (18.32%) ASP.NET Web API
18 79 (16.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 78 (16.42%) .NET Framework
19 78 (16.42%) Degree
19 78 (16.42%) SQL Server 2016
20 76 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
21 74 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 72 (15.16%) Software Engineering
23 67 (14.11%) RESTful
24 66 (13.89%) Kanban
25 64 (13.47%) WPF
25 64 (13.47%) Visual Studio

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 28 (5.89%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.79%) WebLogic
4 14 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (2.95%) Confluence
4 14 (2.95%) IIS
5 12 (2.53%) OpenStack
5 12 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.11%) Apache
6 10 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.89%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.68%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.68%) JBoss
9 7 (1.47%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.26%) ArcGIS
10 6 (1.26%) ArcSDE
10 6 (1.26%) GeoServer
11 5 (1.05%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 43 (9.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (4.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 18 (3.79%) Cognos TM1
2 18 (3.79%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (2.53%) Documaker
5 4 (0.84%) assyst
5 4 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.42%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.21%) Magento
8 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.21%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 123 (25.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (8.84%) GitHub
4 21 (4.42%) Azure Data Factory
5 16 (3.37%) IaaS
6 12 (2.53%) Office 365
7 8 (1.68%) SaaS
8 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.63%) Google Play
10 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.32%) DNS
2 23 (4.84%) Internet
3 22 (4.63%) HTTP
4 20 (4.21%) DHCP
4 20 (4.21%) FTP
5 18 (3.79%) HTTPS
5 18 (3.79%) SSL
5 18 (3.79%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.37%) SSH
7 13 (2.74%) SMTP
8 12 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (2.53%) ICMP
8 12 (2.53%) IMAP
8 12 (2.53%) IPsec
8 12 (2.53%) OpenVPN
8 12 (2.53%) POP3
8 12 (2.53%) SNMP
8 12 (2.53%) Telnet
8 12 (2.53%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (16.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 78 (16.42%) SQL Server 2016
3 74 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 55 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (10.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 43 (9.05%) Power BI
8 34 (7.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (6.53%) NoSQL
11 24 (5.05%) Big Data
12 20 (4.21%) Oracle Database
13 16 (3.37%) PowerPivot
14 15 (3.16%) Microsoft Power View
15 14 (2.95%) Relational Database
16 13 (2.74%) GIS
17 12 (2.53%) OLAP
18 11 (2.32%) Amazon Redshift
19 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 10 (2.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 64 (13.47%) Visual Studio
2 57 (12.00%) TeamCity
3 53 (11.16%) Git (software)
4 42 (8.84%) NUnit
5 41 (8.63%) JIRA
6 35 (7.37%) ReSharper
7 24 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (4.00%) Selenium
9 18 (3.79%) SpecFlow
10 12 (2.53%) Gerrit
10 12 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (2.53%) Subversion
11 10 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.84%) Gatling
13 4 (0.84%) JMeter
13 4 (0.84%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.84%) PROIV
13 4 (0.84%) The Grinder
14 2 (0.42%) Bitbucket
General
1 97 (20.42%) Finance
2 27 (5.68%) Marketing
3 23 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.63%) Advertising
5 20 (4.21%) Games
6 18 (3.79%) Automotive
7 16 (3.37%) Aerospace
8 10 (2.11%) Music Industry
9 7 (1.47%) Law
9 7 (1.47%) Retail
10 4 (0.84%) German Language
11 3 (0.63%) Electronics
12 2 (0.42%) Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 262 (55.16%) Developer
2 137 (28.84%) .NET Developer
3 97 (20.42%) C# Developer
4 79 (16.63%) Software Developer
5 58 (12.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 54 (11.37%) Analyst
7 53 (11.16%) C# Software Developer
8 51 (10.74%) Software Engineer
9 46 (9.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 40 (8.42%) DBA
11 36 (7.58%) C# Software Engineer
12 33 (6.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 33 (6.95%) Lead Developer
13 32 (6.74%) SQL DBA
14 30 (6.32%) Senior Developer
15 29 (6.11%) Administrator
16 28 (5.89%) Messaging Developer
17 27 (5.68%) Lead C# Developer
18 26 (5.47%) .NET Software Developer
19 21 (4.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (53.47%) .NET
2 153 (32.21%) ASP.NET
3 117 (24.63%) HTML
4 107 (22.53%) CSS
5 105 (22.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 101 (21.26%) AngularJS
7 87 (18.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 78 (16.42%) .NET Framework
9 67 (14.11%) RESTful
10 64 (13.47%) WPF
11 63 (13.26%) WCF
12 62 (13.05%) KnockoutJS
13 59 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 48 (10.11%) Node.js
15 46 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 45 (9.47%) jQuery
17 42 (8.84%) Web Services
18 37 (7.79%) HTML5
19 34 (7.16%) CSS3
20 33 (6.95%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 101 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (9.47%) Computer Science
3 29 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (5.05%) Replication
5 19 (4.00%) Clustering
5 19 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.79%) Xbox
7 14 (2.95%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.26%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.05%) NHS
13 4 (0.84%) Apple TV
13 4 (0.84%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.84%) User Experience
14 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 125 (26.32%) Windows
2 49 (10.32%) Windows Server
3 40 (8.42%) Linux
4 32 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (5.47%) Android
7 18 (3.79%) Windows 7
8 14 (2.95%) CentOS
8 14 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 12 (2.53%) Solaris
10 10 (2.11%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.84%) AIX
12 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.84%) Unix
12 4 (0.84%) VMS
13 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (41.47%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (29.68%) MVC
3 93 (19.58%) TDD
4 76 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (15.16%) Software Engineering
6 66 (13.89%) Kanban
7 60 (12.63%) Analytics
7 60 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
8 55 (11.58%) ETL
9 50 (10.53%) OO
10 48 (10.11%) ERP
11 45 (9.47%) Dependency Injection
11 45 (9.47%) Web Application Development
12 44 (9.26%) Scrum
13 40 (8.42%) Mentoring
13 40 (8.42%) Refactoring
14 33 (6.95%) Multithreading
15 32 (6.74%) Web Development
16 31 (6.53%) Test Automation
17 29 (6.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 240 (50.53%) C#
2 208 (43.79%) SQL
3 146 (30.74%) JavaScript
4 95 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 44 (9.26%) Ruby
6 38 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 37 (7.79%) Python
8 35 (7.37%) Java
9 28 (5.89%) F#
10 19 (4.00%) C++
11 16 (3.37%) VB
12 15 (3.16%) VBA
13 14 (2.95%) PHP
13 14 (2.95%) TypeScript
14 13 (2.74%) VB.NET
15 12 (2.53%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.26%) Scala
17 4 (0.84%) ActionScript
17 4 (0.84%) ActionScript 2.0
17 4 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 78 (16.42%) Degree
2 14 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.84%) MCDBA
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.63%) ISEB
5 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.63%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) AAT
6 2 (0.42%) ACCA
6 2 (0.42%) CIMA
6 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) CCNA
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) OCA
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.26%) Data Quality
1 6 (1.26%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (0.63%) PMO
3 2 (0.42%) GDPR
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 25 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.58%) Docker
3 13 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.53%) Samba
4 12 (2.53%) VirtualBox
5 9 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.68%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (6.11%) WSUS
2 28 (5.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 28 (5.89%) Kibana
3 12 (2.53%) Ansible
3 12 (2.53%) Nagios
3 12 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.53%) Puppet
3 12 (2.53%) Rancher
3 12 (2.53%) Sysdig
3 12 (2.53%) vRealize
4 4 (0.84%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 197 (41.47%) Microsoft
2 64 (13.47%) Oracle
3 24 (5.05%) Google
3 24 (5.05%) WorldPay
4 23 (4.84%) Cognos
5 19 (4.00%) IBM
6 17 (3.58%) HP
7 16 (3.37%) VMware
8 13 (2.74%) Cisco
8 13 (2.74%) ServiceNow
9 12 (2.53%) AppDynamics
9 12 (2.53%) BMC
9 12 (2.53%) Citrix
9 12 (2.53%) Intel
9 12 (2.53%) New Relic
9 12 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.53%) Splunk
10 11 (2.32%) Informatica
10 11 (2.32%) Talend
11 10 (2.11%) Facebook