Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 276 380 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.00% 8.76% 11.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.76% 36.29% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 241 351 365
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 794 1,047 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.89% 24.12% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 577 849 732
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +4.94%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +17 161 £47,500 +5.56% 26
Peterborough -29 74 £38,500 -14.44% 15
Huntingdon +8 16 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Ely -4 2 £40,000 -3.03%
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 159 (57.61%) SQL
2 144 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 115 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (36.59%) .NET
5 97 (35.14%) C#
6 96 (34.78%) Windows
7 73 (26.45%) JavaScript
8 66 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 60 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 56 (20.29%) Active Directory
11 52 (18.84%) Software Engineering
11 52 (18.84%) Finance
12 49 (17.75%) Scrum
12 49 (17.75%) Visual Studio
13 48 (17.39%) ASP.NET
13 48 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
14 45 (16.30%) PowerShell
14 45 (16.30%) Git (software)
14 45 (16.30%) CSS
15 42 (15.22%) HTML
16 41 (14.86%) T-SQL
16 41 (14.86%) MVC
16 41 (14.86%) AngularJS
17 37 (13.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 36 (13.04%) VMware
18 36 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
19 35 (12.68%) Windows Server
20 32 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
20 32 (11.59%) Project Management
20 32 (11.59%) CRM

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 26 (9.42%) IIS
2 21 (7.61%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.62%) Apache
5 9 (3.26%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.54%) CMS
6 7 (2.54%) JBoss
7 6 (2.17%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.81%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (1.81%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.81%) WildFly
9 4 (1.45%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.45%) WordPress
10 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.36%) Traefik
Applications
1 18 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.43%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.90%) NetSuite
3 7 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.72%) BPCS
6 2 (0.72%) Odoo
6 2 (0.72%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.72%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.72%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 66 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.88%) Office 365
4 18 (6.52%) GitHub
5 10 (3.62%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (2.17%) SaaS
8 5 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.81%) IaaS
9 1 (0.36%) npm
9 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.23%) Firewall
2 27 (9.78%) LAN
2 27 (9.78%) WAN
3 25 (9.06%) TCP/IP
4 23 (8.33%) VPN
5 17 (6.16%) DNS
6 14 (5.07%) BGP
6 14 (5.07%) VLAN
7 8 (2.90%) DHCP
7 8 (2.90%) DMZ
8 6 (2.17%) Network Security
8 6 (2.17%) Wireless
9 5 (1.81%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.81%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.45%) IPv4
10 4 (1.45%) IPv6
11 3 (1.09%) HTTP
11 3 (1.09%) Internet
12 2 (0.72%) Skype
13 1 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 37 (13.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (11.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (9.42%) Power BI
5 25 (9.06%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (7.25%) Relational Database
9 17 (6.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (4.35%) RDBMS
11 11 (3.99%) Big Data
11 11 (3.99%) MySQL
12 10 (3.62%) Data Lake
13 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (3.26%) NoSQL
14 8 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (2.54%) MongoDB
16 5 (1.81%) Cosmos DB
16 5 (1.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 49 (17.75%) Visual Studio
2 45 (16.30%) Git (software)
3 29 (10.51%) TeamCity
4 25 (9.06%) NUnit
5 24 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 24 (8.70%) JIRA
6 17 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (5.43%) Hudson
8 13 (4.71%) Gradle
8 13 (4.71%) Maven
9 7 (2.54%) ReSharper
10 6 (2.17%) Selenium
11 5 (1.81%) Subversion
11 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.81%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.72%) AccuRev
14 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
14 1 (0.36%) MSTest
General
1 52 (18.84%) Finance
2 14 (5.07%) Back Office
2 14 (5.07%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.99%) Games
4 8 (2.90%) Aerospace
4 8 (2.90%) Automotive
4 8 (2.90%) Retail
5 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.81%) Marketing
7 4 (1.45%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 123 (44.57%) Developer
2 38 (13.77%) Software Developer
3 35 (12.68%) C# Developer
4 32 (11.59%) .NET Developer
5 23 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (7.97%) Analyst
6 22 (7.97%) Consultant
7 20 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 19 (6.88%) C# Software Developer
9 18 (6.52%) Software Engineer
10 16 (5.80%) Support Engineer
11 15 (5.43%) .NET Software Developer
11 15 (5.43%) IT Manager
12 14 (5.07%) C++ Developer
12 14 (5.07%) SQL Developer
13 12 (4.35%) Database Developer
13 12 (4.35%) DBA
13 12 (4.35%) IT Technical Manager
13 12 (4.35%) Technical Manager
14 11 (3.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (36.59%) .NET
2 48 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 45 (16.30%) CSS
4 42 (15.22%) HTML
5 41 (14.86%) AngularJS
6 26 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (8.33%) Web Services
8 19 (6.88%) .NET Framework
9 17 (6.16%) jQuery
9 17 (6.16%) WCF
10 16 (5.80%) WPF
11 13 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (4.71%) WinForms
12 12 (4.35%) .NET Core
12 12 (4.35%) Velocity
13 11 (3.99%) Angular 2
13 11 (3.99%) Node.js
14 9 (3.26%) EDI
14 9 (3.26%) React
14 9 (3.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.43%) Life Science
2 15 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.71%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.54%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (2.17%) User Experience
8 5 (1.81%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.81%) iPhone
8 5 (1.81%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.45%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.45%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.09%) Apple TV
11 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.36%) Fintech
11 1 (0.36%) FMCG
11 1 (0.36%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.36%) Social Media
11 1 (0.36%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 96 (34.78%) Windows
2 35 (12.68%) Windows Server
3 31 (11.23%) Linux
4 15 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.62%) Unix
5 10 (3.62%) Windows 10
6 9 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.90%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.81%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (1.81%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.45%) CentOS
9 4 (1.45%) Fedora
10 3 (1.09%) Android
10 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.84%) Software Engineering
3 49 (17.75%) Scrum
4 41 (14.86%) MVC
5 36 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (11.59%) CRM
6 32 (11.59%) ETL
6 32 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (11.59%) Project Management
7 27 (9.78%) ERP
7 27 (9.78%) IT Strategy
7 27 (9.78%) Test Automation
8 25 (9.06%) Analytics
9 24 (8.70%) Refactoring
10 23 (8.33%) High Availability
10 23 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 23 (8.33%) OO
11 22 (7.97%) Kanban
11 22 (7.97%) Unit Testing
12 20 (7.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (57.61%) SQL
2 97 (35.14%) C#
3 73 (26.45%) JavaScript
4 45 (16.30%) PowerShell
5 41 (14.86%) T-SQL
6 27 (9.78%) Python
7 21 (7.61%) C++
8 17 (6.16%) Java
9 14 (5.07%) Shell Script
9 14 (5.07%) TypeScript
10 10 (3.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (2.54%) PHP
11 7 (2.54%) VB
12 6 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.17%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.81%) VBScript
14 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.72%) Ruby
15 1 (0.36%) Scala
15 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (5.43%) Degree
2 5 (1.81%) ISEB
2 5 (1.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.45%) MCP
3 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.36%) CCNA
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.36%) NCDA
5 1 (0.36%) NCIE
5 1 (0.36%) NCSIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.71%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (1.81%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (20.29%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.42%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.35%) Docker
4 7 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.81%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) HDFS
8 1 (0.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (7.61%) Puppet
2 13 (4.71%) Ansible
3 5 (1.81%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.81%) Nessus
4 4 (1.45%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.45%) HAProxy
4 4 (1.45%) Icinga
4 4 (1.45%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.45%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 144 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.04%) VMware
3 31 (11.23%) Veeam
4 25 (9.06%) Oracle
5 22 (7.97%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (5.07%) HP
7 9 (3.26%) Citrix
7 9 (3.26%) Dell
7 9 (3.26%) JD Edwards
8 7 (2.54%) Apple
9 6 (2.17%) SonicWALL
9 6 (2.17%) Tableau
10 5 (1.81%) Databricks
10 5 (1.81%) Meru Networks
10 5 (1.81%) NetApp
10 5 (1.81%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.81%) Samsung
10 5 (1.81%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.45%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (1.45%) SAP