Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 25 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 359 401 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.40% 10.48% 11.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.03% 42.39% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 278 371 382
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,625 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,300 £58,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% -

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 875 946 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.35% 24.73% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 619 784 766
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% - +2.27%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +16 189 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Peterborough -13 125 £38,500 -14.44% 14
Huntingdon +6 17 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Ely -3 4 £40,000 -11.11%
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 181 (50.42%) SQL
2 156 (43.45%) Microsoft
3 149 (41.50%) .NET
4 143 (39.83%) C#
5 129 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (32.03%) Windows
7 104 (28.97%) JavaScript
8 100 (27.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 79 (22.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 77 (21.45%) ASP.NET
11 74 (20.61%) Finance
12 69 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
13 65 (18.11%) MVC
13 65 (18.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 64 (17.83%) Business Intelligence
15 62 (17.27%) T-SQL
15 62 (17.27%) Software Engineering
16 59 (16.43%) HTML
16 59 (16.43%) Visual Studio
17 57 (15.88%) CSS
18 56 (15.60%) Scrum
18 56 (15.60%) AngularJS
19 55 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 53 (14.76%) Active Directory
20 53 (14.76%) Analytics
21 52 (14.48%) ETL
22 45 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
22 45 (12.53%) PowerShell
23 43 (11.98%) Data Warehouse
24 42 (11.70%) Power BI

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 32 (8.91%) IIS
2 21 (5.85%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (3.34%) Apache
5 11 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.06%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (2.23%) Confluence
7 8 (2.23%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (2.23%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.23%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.95%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.67%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.39%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.39%) CMS
10 5 (1.39%) JBoss
10 5 (1.39%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.84%) Kentico
12 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (5.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 19 (5.29%) Cognos TM1
3 13 (3.62%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.67%) Documaker
5 6 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.11%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.84%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.56%) BPCS
8 2 (0.56%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.28%) Magento
9 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.28%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 100 (27.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (8.64%) GitHub
4 25 (6.96%) Office 365
5 23 (6.41%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (3.06%) IaaS
7 9 (2.51%) SaaS
8 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.75%) DNS
2 24 (6.69%) TCP/IP
3 23 (6.41%) Firewall
4 19 (5.29%) DHCP
4 19 (5.29%) LAN
4 19 (5.29%) WAN
5 14 (3.90%) VPN
6 13 (3.62%) VLAN
7 12 (3.34%) HTTP
7 12 (3.34%) HTTPS
7 12 (3.34%) SSL
8 11 (3.06%) FTP
9 10 (2.79%) SSH
9 10 (2.79%) Wireless
10 8 (2.23%) BGP
10 8 (2.23%) DMZ
11 7 (1.95%) Internet
12 6 (1.67%) ICMP
12 6 (1.67%) IPsec
12 6 (1.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (22.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 65 (18.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 43 (11.98%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (11.70%) Power BI
6 32 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (7.80%) SQL Server 2016
8 27 (7.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (6.69%) MongoDB
10 19 (5.29%) PowerPivot
11 18 (5.01%) Relational Database
12 17 (4.74%) NoSQL
13 16 (4.46%) Big Data
14 15 (4.18%) Microsoft Power View
15 12 (3.34%) MySQL
16 9 (2.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 9 (2.51%) RDBMS
17 8 (2.23%) Amazon Redshift
17 8 (2.23%) Data Lake
17 8 (2.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (16.43%) Visual Studio
2 39 (10.86%) JIRA
3 33 (9.19%) Git (software)
4 28 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (7.52%) TeamCity
6 24 (6.69%) NUnit
7 15 (4.18%) ReSharper
8 6 (1.67%) Gerrit
8 6 (1.67%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.67%) Selenium
8 6 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.39%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.84%) Subversion
10 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.56%) Gatling
11 2 (0.56%) Gradle
11 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.56%) The Grinder
General
1 74 (20.61%) Finance
2 19 (5.29%) Games
3 17 (4.74%) Marketing
4 11 (3.06%) Aerospace
4 11 (3.06%) Automotive
5 10 (2.79%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.23%) Advertising
7 6 (1.67%) Retail
8 4 (1.11%) Law
9 3 (0.84%) Back Office
9 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.56%) Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Electronics
10 2 (0.56%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (47.63%) Developer
2 69 (19.22%) .NET Developer
3 56 (15.60%) C# Developer
3 56 (15.60%) Software Developer
4 44 (12.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (11.42%) Analyst
6 36 (10.03%) Consultant
7 32 (8.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 32 (8.91%) Software Engineer
8 29 (8.08%) C# Software Developer
9 22 (6.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 21 (5.85%) .NET Software Developer
11 19 (5.29%) Support Engineer
12 16 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
13 15 (4.18%) Architect
13 15 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 15 (4.18%) C# Software Engineer
13 15 (4.18%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.90%) DBA
14 14 (3.90%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (41.50%) .NET
2 77 (21.45%) ASP.NET
3 59 (16.43%) HTML
4 57 (15.88%) CSS
5 56 (15.60%) AngularJS
6 40 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (10.86%) Web Services
8 33 (9.19%) .NET Framework
8 33 (9.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (8.36%) WPF
10 23 (6.41%) jQuery
10 23 (6.41%) Middleware
10 23 (6.41%) RESTful
10 23 (6.41%) WCF
11 22 (6.13%) Node.js
12 20 (5.57%) WinForms
13 16 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 16 (4.46%) SOAP
13 16 (4.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (3.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.74%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.34%) Algorithms
4 12 (3.34%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.34%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.51%) Life Science
7 7 (1.95%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (1.67%) Apple TV
8 6 (1.67%) User Experience
9 5 (1.39%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.39%) iPhone
10 4 (1.11%) Clustering
10 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.11%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.84%) CMDB
11 3 (0.84%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.56%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 115 (32.03%) Windows
2 38 (10.58%) Linux
3 36 (10.03%) Windows Server
4 29 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.90%) Windows 10
7 13 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.34%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.79%) Android
9 10 (2.79%) CentOS
10 9 (2.51%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.23%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.67%) Solaris
12 6 (1.67%) Unix
13 4 (1.11%) AIX
13 4 (1.11%) VMS
14 3 (0.84%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.56%) Fedora
15 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (18.11%) MVC
3 64 (17.83%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (17.27%) Software Engineering
5 56 (15.60%) Scrum
6 53 (14.76%) Analytics
7 52 (14.48%) ETL
8 39 (10.86%) Kanban
9 35 (9.75%) TDD
10 33 (9.19%) Refactoring
11 31 (8.64%) Mentoring
11 31 (8.64%) OO
12 30 (8.36%) Test Automation
13 26 (7.24%) Project Management
14 25 (6.96%) ERP
14 25 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (6.69%) Data Integration
16 23 (6.41%) SDLC
16 23 (6.41%) Unit Testing
17 20 (5.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 181 (50.42%) SQL
2 143 (39.83%) C#
3 104 (28.97%) JavaScript
4 62 (17.27%) T-SQL
5 45 (12.53%) PowerShell
6 35 (9.75%) Python
7 25 (6.96%) Java
8 20 (5.57%) TypeScript
9 17 (4.74%) C++
10 15 (4.18%) PHP
11 12 (3.34%) Ruby
12 10 (2.79%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.51%) VB
13 9 (2.51%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.23%) Bash Shell
14 8 (2.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 8 (2.23%) F#
15 6 (1.67%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.39%) Scala
16 5 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (8.64%) Degree
2 6 (1.67%) ISEB
2 6 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.11%) MCP
4 4 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.56%) AAT
5 2 (0.56%) ACCA
5 2 (0.56%) CIMA
5 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.79%) QA
2 9 (2.51%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 53 (14.76%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.52%) Hyper-V
3 16 (4.46%) Docker
4 9 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.23%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.67%) Samba
6 6 (1.67%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.28%) Firmware
8 1 (0.28%) HDFS
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (3.62%) Puppet
2 8 (2.23%) Ansible
2 8 (2.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 8 (2.23%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.23%) Kibana
2 8 (2.23%) WSUS
3 7 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.67%) Nagios
4 6 (1.67%) Rancher
4 6 (1.67%) Sysdig
4 6 (1.67%) vRealize
5 5 (1.39%) Nessus
6 2 (0.56%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.56%) Icinga
6 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 156 (43.45%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.86%) Oracle
3 29 (8.08%) VMware
4 22 (6.13%) Cognos
5 20 (5.57%) HP
6 17 (4.74%) Veeam
7 15 (4.18%) Citrix
8 11 (3.06%) Apple
8 11 (3.06%) Google
8 11 (3.06%) Informatica
8 11 (3.06%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (3.06%) Talend
8 11 (3.06%) WorldPay
9 10 (2.79%) IBM
10 9 (2.51%) Dell
10 9 (2.51%) Hyperion
10 9 (2.51%) Samsung
11 8 (2.23%) Meru Networks
11 8 (2.23%) Tableau