Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 24 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 379 340 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.74% 10.24% 13.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.06% 43.42% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 350 309 481
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,125 £61,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 1,051 783 1,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.23% 23.59% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 839 670 882
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -20 191 £45,000 +2.86% 31
Peterborough +4 135 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Huntingdon +9 20 £37,000 +48.00% 3
Ely - 8 £37,500 - 3
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 261 (68.87%) C#
2 249 (65.70%) .NET
3 192 (50.66%) ASP.NET
4 180 (47.49%) MVC
5 177 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
6 164 (43.27%) Microsoft
7 144 (37.99%) JavaScript
8 141 (37.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 132 (34.83%) SQL
10 125 (32.98%) AngularJS
11 111 (29.29%) HTML
12 110 (29.02%) TDD
13 106 (27.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 103 (27.18%) KnockoutJS
14 103 (27.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 100 (26.39%) CSS
16 87 (22.96%) WCF
17 86 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 83 (21.90%) SQL Server 2016
19 79 (20.84%) RESTful
19 79 (20.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 77 (20.32%) Node.js
21 76 (20.05%) Web Application Development
22 75 (19.79%) .NET Framework
23 65 (17.15%) Ruby
24 64 (16.89%) WPF
25 63 (16.62%) Analytical Skills
26 61 (16.09%) OO
27 55 (14.51%) Windows
28 54 (14.25%) Software Engineering

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 36 (9.50%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (5.01%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.64%) Apache
4 8 (2.11%) GlassFish
4 8 (2.11%) IIS
4 8 (2.11%) JBoss
4 8 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.11%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.58%) ArcGIS
5 6 (1.58%) ArcSDE
5 6 (1.58%) DNN
5 6 (1.58%) GeoServer
6 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.53%) CMS
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.53%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 22 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.96%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.32%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.32%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.53%) assyst
4 2 (0.53%) BPCS
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.53%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 103 (27.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.11%) Google Play
4 6 (1.58%) SaaS
5 5 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.32%) Office 365
6 4 (1.06%) GitHub
6 4 (1.06%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.06%) IaaS
7 3 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.53%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.22%) Internet
2 10 (2.64%) DNS
2 10 (2.64%) HTTP
3 8 (2.11%) FTP
4 7 (1.85%) SAN
5 6 (1.58%) Firewall
5 6 (1.58%) VPN
6 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.06%) Intranet
8 3 (0.79%) LAN
9 2 (0.53%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.53%) DHCP
9 2 (0.53%) Extranet
9 2 (0.53%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.53%) RS-232
9 2 (0.53%) SSL
9 2 (0.53%) WAN
10 1 (0.26%) Broadband
10 1 (0.26%) IPsec
10 1 (0.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (21.90%) SQL Server 2016
2 51 (13.46%) MongoDB
3 40 (10.55%) NoSQL
4 32 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (3.69%) GIS
9 14 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (3.43%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.37%) Big Data
11 9 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (2.37%) MS Access
11 9 (2.37%) MySQL
12 8 (2.11%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (1.85%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 52 (13.72%) Git (software)
2 42 (11.08%) NUnit
3 39 (10.29%) TeamCity
4 33 (8.71%) Visual Studio
5 22 (5.80%) Selenium
6 21 (5.54%) SpecFlow
7 14 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (3.43%) ReSharper
9 8 (2.11%) JIRA
9 8 (2.11%) PROIV
9 8 (2.11%) Subversion
10 6 (1.58%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.32%) CppUnit
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.53%) MSBuild
General
1 47 (12.40%) Finance
2 25 (6.60%) Music Industry
3 13 (3.43%) Marketing
4 12 (3.17%) Games
5 11 (2.90%) Advertising
6 7 (1.85%) Law
7 6 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.06%) Electronics
8 4 (1.06%) Retail
8 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.79%) Automotive
10 2 (0.53%) Military
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 255 (67.28%) Developer
2 149 (39.31%) .NET Developer
3 76 (20.05%) C# Developer
4 60 (15.83%) Software Developer
5 43 (11.35%) Software Engineer
6 38 (10.03%) C# Software Developer
7 37 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (9.23%) Messaging Developer
9 33 (8.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 32 (8.44%) Lead Developer
11 31 (8.18%) C# Software Engineer
12 30 (7.92%) Senior Developer
13 25 (6.60%) Analyst
14 24 (6.33%) DBA
15 21 (5.54%) Lead C# Developer
15 21 (5.54%) Lead Software Developer
16 20 (5.28%) SQL DBA
17 19 (5.01%) Mid-Level C# Developer
18 18 (4.75%) Senior .NET Developer
19 17 (4.49%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (65.70%) .NET
2 192 (50.66%) ASP.NET
3 141 (37.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 125 (32.98%) AngularJS
5 111 (29.29%) HTML
6 106 (27.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 103 (27.18%) KnockoutJS
8 100 (26.39%) CSS
9 87 (22.96%) WCF
10 86 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 79 (20.84%) RESTful
11 79 (20.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 77 (20.32%) Node.js
13 75 (19.79%) .NET Framework
14 64 (16.89%) WPF
15 52 (13.72%) HTML5
16 50 (13.19%) jQuery
17 49 (12.93%) Entity Framework
18 41 (10.82%) CSS3
19 37 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.62%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (11.87%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.07%) Mobile App
5 21 (5.54%) Xbox
6 20 (5.28%) Algorithms
7 14 (3.69%) User Experience
8 12 (3.17%) Replication
9 7 (1.85%) Clustering
9 7 (1.85%) iPhone
9 7 (1.85%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.58%) Tandem
11 5 (1.32%) FMCG
11 5 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.32%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.32%) Robotics
11 5 (1.32%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.06%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.51%) Windows
2 26 (6.86%) Windows Server
3 23 (6.07%) Android
4 17 (4.49%) Windows 7
5 16 (4.22%) Linux
5 16 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (3.43%) Unix
8 8 (2.11%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.85%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.58%) AIX
10 6 (1.58%) Solaris
11 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.53%) Debian
12 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (47.49%) MVC
2 177 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (29.02%) TDD
4 76 (20.05%) Web Application Development
5 61 (16.09%) OO
6 54 (14.25%) Software Engineering
7 46 (12.14%) Multithreading
8 42 (11.08%) Dependency Injection
9 40 (10.55%) BDD
9 40 (10.55%) Web Development
10 38 (10.03%) Unit Testing
11 37 (9.76%) Kanban
12 33 (8.71%) SDLC
13 31 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (7.92%) Refactoring
14 30 (7.92%) Test Automation
15 28 (7.39%) ERP
16 27 (7.12%) High Availability
17 26 (6.86%) Analytics
18 25 (6.60%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 261 (68.87%) C#
2 144 (37.99%) JavaScript
3 132 (34.83%) SQL
4 65 (17.15%) Ruby
5 52 (13.72%) T-SQL
6 37 (9.76%) Java
7 35 (9.23%) F#
8 19 (5.01%) PowerShell
9 17 (4.49%) C++
10 11 (2.90%) Objective-C
10 11 (2.90%) Python
11 10 (2.64%) VBA
12 8 (2.11%) C
13 6 (1.58%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.32%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.32%) VB
15 2 (0.53%) PHP
15 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.53%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 53 (13.98%) Degree
2 14 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.11%) MCDBA
4 8 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.32%) MCP
6 2 (0.53%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.53%) ISEB
6 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) CCNA
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.26%) OCA
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.22%) QA
2 5 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.53%) GDPR
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.53%) PMO
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.90%) Docker
3 3 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.53%) iptables
4 2 (0.53%) NFS
4 2 (0.53%) Samba
4 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (9.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 35 (9.23%) Kibana
1 35 (9.23%) WSUS
2 7 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.53%) Ansible
4 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.53%) Puppet
5 1 (0.26%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 164 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.44%) Google
2 32 (8.44%) Oracle
3 11 (2.90%) ESRI
4 6 (1.58%) Citrix
4 6 (1.58%) SAP
4 6 (1.58%) VMware
5 5 (1.32%) Cognos
5 5 (1.32%) Facebook
5 5 (1.32%) JD Edwards
5 5 (1.32%) NGA Human Resources
5 5 (1.32%) Samsung
5 5 (1.32%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.06%) Sage
7 3 (0.79%) IBM
7 3 (0.79%) Twitter
7 3 (0.79%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.53%) Infor
8 2 (0.53%) RedGate
8 2 (0.53%) WatchGuard