Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 22 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 428 457 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.01% 12.14% 12.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.99% 47.16% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 317 433 449
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 973 969 1,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.03% 25.74% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 685 815 851
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £29,375 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +1 235 £45,000 +12.50% 47
Peterborough -8 147 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Huntingdon +1 11 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Ely -3 3 £40,000 -11.11% 2
St Neots - 1 £21,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 216 (50.47%) .NET
2 200 (46.73%) C#
3 195 (45.56%) SQL
4 176 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (39.95%) Microsoft
6 129 (30.14%) Windows
7 127 (29.67%) JavaScript
8 116 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
9 111 (25.93%) ASP.NET
10 100 (23.36%) MVC
11 96 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
12 95 (22.20%) HTML
13 94 (21.96%) Finance
14 88 (20.56%) T-SQL
14 88 (20.56%) CSS
15 83 (19.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 82 (19.16%) AngularJS
17 81 (18.93%) Software Engineering
18 78 (18.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 71 (16.59%) Visual Studio
19 71 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC
20 68 (15.89%) TDD
21 65 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
22 64 (14.95%) Degree
23 62 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web API
24 59 (13.79%) Kanban
24 59 (13.79%) Analytics
25 58 (13.55%) .NET Framework
26 53 (12.38%) WPF
26 53 (12.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 24 (5.61%) IIS
2 18 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.21%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (3.27%) Confluence
4 13 (3.04%) OpenStack
5 12 (2.80%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.80%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.87%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.64%) Apache
8 7 (1.64%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.40%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.93%) JBoss
11 3 (0.70%) Kentico
12 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (4.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 20 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (4.44%) Cognos TM1
4 13 (3.04%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (2.80%) Documaker
6 4 (0.93%) assyst
6 4 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.47%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.47%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.23%) BPCS
9 1 (0.23%) Magento
9 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 116 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (10.51%) GitHub
4 23 (5.37%) Azure Data Factory
5 16 (3.74%) IaaS
6 12 (2.80%) Office 365
6 12 (2.80%) SaaS
7 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.24%) DNS
2 23 (5.37%) DHCP
3 20 (4.67%) HTTP
4 19 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.21%) HTTPS
5 18 (4.21%) SSL
6 17 (3.97%) FTP
6 17 (3.97%) Internet
7 16 (3.74%) SSH
8 13 (3.04%) SMTP
9 12 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (2.80%) ICMP
9 12 (2.80%) IMAP
9 12 (2.80%) IPsec
9 12 (2.80%) OpenVPN
9 12 (2.80%) POP3
9 12 (2.80%) SNMP
9 12 (2.80%) Telnet
9 12 (2.80%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (19.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 78 (18.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (12.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 52 (12.15%) SQL Server 2016
5 46 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (10.05%) Power BI
7 42 (9.81%) MongoDB
8 38 (8.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (5.14%) Big Data
10 22 (5.14%) NoSQL
11 16 (3.74%) Oracle Database
11 16 (3.74%) PowerPivot
12 15 (3.50%) Microsoft Power View
12 15 (3.50%) Relational Database
13 12 (2.80%) OLAP
14 11 (2.57%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 71 (16.59%) Visual Studio
2 48 (11.21%) JIRA
2 48 (11.21%) TeamCity
3 45 (10.51%) Git (software)
4 39 (9.11%) NUnit
5 33 (7.71%) ReSharper
6 32 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (4.21%) Selenium
8 13 (3.04%) SpecFlow
9 12 (2.80%) Gerrit
9 12 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (2.57%) Subversion
11 10 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (1.17%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.93%) Gatling
14 4 (0.93%) JMeter
14 4 (0.93%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.93%) The Grinder
15 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 94 (21.96%) Finance
2 24 (5.61%) Games
3 22 (5.14%) Manufacturing
3 22 (5.14%) Marketing
4 18 (4.21%) Aerospace
4 18 (4.21%) Automotive
5 17 (3.97%) Advertising
6 6 (1.40%) Retail
7 4 (0.93%) German Language
7 4 (0.93%) Law
7 4 (0.93%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.70%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 223 (52.10%) Developer
2 108 (25.23%) .NET Developer
3 86 (20.09%) C# Developer
4 77 (17.99%) Software Developer
5 59 (13.79%) Analyst
6 57 (13.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 50 (11.68%) Software Engineer
8 47 (10.98%) C# Software Developer
9 41 (9.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 33 (7.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 30 (7.01%) C# Software Engineer
12 27 (6.31%) .NET Software Developer
12 27 (6.31%) DBA
12 27 (6.31%) Lead Developer
13 23 (5.37%) Administrator
13 23 (5.37%) Consultant
13 23 (5.37%) SQL DBA
14 22 (5.14%) Lead C# Developer
15 21 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
15 21 (4.91%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (50.47%) .NET
2 111 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 95 (22.20%) HTML
4 88 (20.56%) CSS
5 82 (19.16%) AngularJS
6 71 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 62 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 58 (13.55%) .NET Framework
9 53 (12.38%) WPF
10 50 (11.68%) RESTful
11 44 (10.28%) WCF
12 41 (9.58%) Web Services
13 37 (8.64%) KnockoutJS
14 36 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 34 (7.94%) jQuery
16 31 (7.24%) Node.js
17 29 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 28 (6.54%) WinForms
19 25 (5.84%) Middleware
19 25 (5.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.41%) Computer Science
3 26 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.27%) Clustering
5 14 (3.27%) Replication
6 13 (3.04%) Algorithms
6 13 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (3.04%) Xbox
7 8 (1.87%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (1.64%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.40%) Apple TV
9 6 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.17%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.17%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.93%) iPhone
11 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.93%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 129 (30.14%) Windows
2 40 (9.35%) Linux
3 39 (9.11%) Windows Server
4 27 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.97%) Android
6 15 (3.50%) CentOS
6 15 (3.50%) Windows 7
7 14 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.80%) Solaris
9 11 (2.57%) Windows 10
10 10 (2.34%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.40%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.93%) AIX
12 4 (0.93%) VMS
13 3 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (23.36%) MVC
3 81 (18.93%) Software Engineering
4 68 (15.89%) TDD
5 65 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (13.79%) Analytics
6 59 (13.79%) Kanban
7 52 (12.15%) Scrum
8 50 (11.68%) ETL
9 46 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
10 43 (10.05%) Refactoring
11 42 (9.81%) OO
12 39 (9.11%) ERP
13 38 (8.88%) Mentoring
14 37 (8.64%) Test Automation
15 32 (7.48%) Dependency Injection
16 29 (6.78%) DevOps
17 27 (6.31%) SDLC
18 26 (6.07%) Unit Testing
19 25 (5.84%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 200 (46.73%) C#
2 195 (45.56%) SQL
3 127 (29.67%) JavaScript
4 88 (20.56%) T-SQL
5 45 (10.51%) Python
6 39 (9.11%) PowerShell
7 29 (6.78%) Java
8 25 (5.84%) Ruby
9 21 (4.91%) TypeScript
10 20 (4.67%) C++
11 18 (4.21%) F#
12 17 (3.97%) VB
13 15 (3.50%) PHP
14 14 (3.27%) VB.NET
14 14 (3.27%) VBA
15 12 (2.80%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.40%) Scala
17 4 (0.93%) ActionScript
17 4 (0.93%) ActionScript 2.0
17 4 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 64 (14.95%) Degree
2 12 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.93%) ISEB
4 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.70%) MCP
6 2 (0.47%) AAT
6 2 (0.47%) ACCA
6 2 (0.47%) CIMA
6 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.17%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.93%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.67%) Docker
3 19 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (2.80%) Samba
5 12 (2.80%) VirtualBox
6 10 (2.34%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.23%) Firmware
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (4.44%) WSUS
2 18 (4.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 18 (4.21%) Kibana
3 13 (3.04%) Puppet
4 12 (2.80%) Ansible
4 12 (2.80%) Nagios
4 12 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.80%) Rancher
4 12 (2.80%) Sysdig
4 12 (2.80%) vRealize
5 6 (1.40%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.23%) Icinga
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 171 (39.95%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.68%) Oracle
3 22 (5.14%) Cognos
3 22 (5.14%) WorldPay
4 19 (4.44%) HP
5 18 (4.21%) VMware
6 17 (3.97%) Citrix
7 16 (3.74%) Google
7 16 (3.74%) IBM
8 12 (2.80%) AppDynamics
8 12 (2.80%) BMC
8 12 (2.80%) Cisco
8 12 (2.80%) Intel
8 12 (2.80%) New Relic
8 12 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.80%) ServiceNow
8 12 (2.80%) Splunk
9 11 (2.57%) Informatica
9 11 (2.57%) Samsung
9 11 (2.57%) Talend