Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 26 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 84 224 465
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.90% 8.69% 10.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.71% 36.66% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 67 199 416
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +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 242 611 1,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.87% 23.71% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 182 462 757
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,552 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,125 £72,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,158 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.83% - +6.74%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 -12 44 £35,000 -26.32% 9
Peterborough +22 20 £41,250 -2.94% 5
Huntingdon -1 14 £40,000 +18.52%
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 65 (77.38%) SQL
2 51 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 45 (53.57%) Azure
4 42 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (45.24%) .NET
6 34 (40.48%) Linux
7 29 (34.52%) Analytics
8 28 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 28 (33.33%) Windows
9 27 (32.14%) Active Directory
10 24 (28.57%) Office 365
11 23 (27.38%) Hyper-V
11 23 (27.38%) SLA
12 22 (26.19%) AWS
12 22 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 21 (25.00%) VB
13 21 (25.00%) C#
14 20 (23.81%) Degree
14 20 (23.81%) Time Management
14 20 (23.81%) Data Analytics
15 19 (22.62%) MySQL
15 19 (22.62%) PHP
16 18 (21.43%) VBA
16 18 (21.43%) MS Access
16 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
16 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
16 18 (21.43%) User Experience
16 18 (21.43%) Performance Metrics

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 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (10.71%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) nginx
4 1 (1.19%) Confluence
4 1 (1.19%) Mule
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) NetSuite
2 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.57%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 45 (53.57%) Azure
2 24 (28.57%) Office 365
3 22 (26.19%) AWS
4 9 (10.71%) GCP
5 6 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) RS-232
1 10 (11.90%) RS-485
1 10 (11.90%) Skype
1 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.71%) DHCP
2 9 (10.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) MySQL
2 18 (21.43%) MS Access
2 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (13.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 6 (7.14%) OLAP
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.76%) Big Data
10 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) JIRA
2 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.38%) Mocha
3 2 (2.38%) Selenium
3 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.19%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (3.57%) Legal
2 2 (2.38%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (1.19%) French Language
3 1 (1.19%) German Language
3 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (40.48%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Database Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Access Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Access VBA Developer
6 5 (5.95%) VBA Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Junior
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) DBA
8 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.24%) .NET
2 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (13.10%) WPF
4 10 (11.90%) WinForms
5 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.14%) CSS
6 6 (7.14%) D3.js
6 6 (7.14%) Node.js
7 5 (5.95%) HTML
8 4 (4.76%) .NET Core
8 4 (4.76%) JSON
8 4 (4.76%) RESTful
8 4 (4.76%) XML
9 3 (3.57%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.57%) HTML5
9 3 (3.57%) jQuery
9 3 (3.57%) LINQ
9 3 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (21.43%) User Experience
3 9 (10.71%) Algorithms
3 9 (10.71%) Data Structures
3 9 (10.71%) Replication
4 4 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.38%) Life Science
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Linux
2 28 (33.33%) Windows
2 28 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2016
4 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.90%) Android
5 10 (11.90%) Apple iOS
6 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Analytics
2 22 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (23.81%) Data Analytics
3 20 (23.81%) Time Management
4 18 (21.43%) Development Roadmap
4 18 (21.43%) Performance Metrics
4 18 (21.43%) Server Management
4 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 14 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (15.48%) MVC
6 13 (15.48%) SDLC
7 10 (11.90%) Android Development
7 10 (11.90%) iOS Development
7 10 (11.90%) Software Testing
7 10 (11.90%) Validation
8 9 (10.71%) Microservices
9 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
9 7 (8.33%) DevOps
9 7 (8.33%) Machine Learning
9 7 (8.33%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 65 (77.38%) SQL
2 21 (25.00%) C#
2 21 (25.00%) VB
3 19 (22.62%) PHP
4 18 (21.43%) VBA
5 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 11 (13.10%) C++
7 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.33%) Python
8 6 (7.14%) Go
8 6 (7.14%) Scala
9 1 (1.19%) C
9 1 (1.19%) Java
9 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.19%) MCSA
3 1 (1.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 27 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 23 (27.38%) Hyper-V
3 14 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.67%) vSphere
4 4 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.38%) Terraform
3 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) HP
2 14 (16.67%) Veeam
2 14 (16.67%) VMware
3 9 (10.71%) Google
4 6 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 6 (7.14%) Tableau
5 3 (3.57%) Northgate
5 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.38%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle