The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 988 1086 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.95% 14.85% 18.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.72% 56.36% 60.51%
Number of salaries quoted 856 908 1262
Median salary £41,000 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.86% +0.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,075 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1773 1927 2426
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.62% 26.34% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1596 2047
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in the East of England

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in the East of England.

Salary trend for SQL Server in the East of England

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in the East of England

SQL Server
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 331 £47,500 +11.76% 39
Cambridgeshire -5 215 £38,000 -5.00% 40
Essex -2 192 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Bedfordshire +2 120 £37,500 -21.05% 17
Norfolk +11 75 £35,000 +3.70% 15
Suffolk +2 57 £41,750 +28.46% 13
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1116 (59.78%) .NET
2 1055 (56.51%) C#
3 871 (46.65%) SQL
4 800 (42.85%) ASP.NET
5 769 (41.19%) MVC
6 675 (36.15%) Microsoft
7 653 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
8 600 (32.14%) JavaScript
9 583 (31.23%) HTML
10 490 (26.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 423 (22.66%) AngularJS
12 419 (22.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 414 (22.17%) CSS
14 404 (21.64%) TDD
15 399 (21.37%) Windows
16 338 (18.10%) Oracle
17 329 (17.62%) .NET Framework
18 322 (17.25%) Finance
19 313 (16.76%) T-SQL
20 295 (15.80%) WCF
21 282 (15.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 270 (14.46%) Java
23 252 (13.50%) Visual Studio
24 242 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
25 241 (12.91%) Degree
25 241 (12.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 229 (12.27%) Scrum
27 226 (12.10%) RESTful
28 225 (12.05%) jQuery
29 220 (11.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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
1 152 (8.14%) IIS
2 132 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 66 (3.54%) Tomcat
4 47 (2.52%) CMS
5 46 (2.46%) MS Exchange
6 45 (2.41%) Apache
7 39 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
8 36 (1.93%) JBoss
9 30 (1.61%) Apache Spark
10 26 (1.39%) GlassFish
11 25 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 21 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (0.96%) Umbraco
15 17 (0.91%) Apache Pig
15 17 (0.91%) SAS
16 16 (0.86%) Documentum
17 14 (0.75%) ArcGIS
17 14 (0.75%) WebLogic
18 12 (0.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 75 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.75%) SPSS
6 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.16%) Weka
8 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 50 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
6 10 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.43%) Sage 200
9 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.32%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.27%) Movex
11 5 (0.27%) Sage 50
11 5 (0.27%) SAP R/3
12 3 (0.16%) nopCommerce
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
14 1 (0.054%) Aareon QL
14 1 (0.054%) Exchequer
14 1 (0.054%) Pegasus Opera
14 1 (0.054%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 215 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (3.00%) SaaS
4 39 (2.09%) Office 365
5 17 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.86%) PaaS
7 14 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.75%) IaaS
8 11 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (0.32%) iTunes
10 4 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.21%) Datadog
11 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.054%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.054%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.054%) GitHub
13 1 (0.054%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.59%) Firewall
2 46 (2.46%) DNS
2 46 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 40 (2.14%) SAN
4 32 (1.71%) Intranet
5 31 (1.66%) DHCP
6 25 (1.34%) LDAP
7 23 (1.23%) Internet
8 18 (0.96%) VoIP
9 17 (0.91%) LAN
10 15 (0.80%) HTTP
11 14 (0.75%) VPN
11 14 (0.75%) WAN
12 13 (0.70%) iSCSI
13 12 (0.64%) VLAN
14 11 (0.59%) Kerberos
15 10 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (0.43%) IPsec
16 8 (0.43%) Wireless
17 7 (0.37%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (15.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 242 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 241 (12.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 201 (10.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 178 (9.53%) NoSQL
6 143 (7.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 132 (7.07%) MySQL
8 122 (6.53%) Relational Database
9 114 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
10 100 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 88 (4.71%) Oracle Database
12 78 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 71 (3.80%) SQL Server 2016
14 62 (3.32%) Big Data
15 58 (3.11%) MongoDB
16 56 (3.00%) RDBMS
17 49 (2.62%) OLAP
18 46 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
19 43 (2.30%) QlikView
20 40 (2.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 252 (13.50%) Visual Studio
2 209 (11.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 201 (10.77%) Git (software)
4 131 (7.02%) NUnit
5 67 (3.59%) SpecFlow
6 62 (3.32%) JIRA
7 60 (3.21%) Selenium
8 53 (2.84%) MSTest
9 47 (2.52%) Jenkins
10 46 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 43 (2.30%) Maven
12 41 (2.20%) Moq
13 27 (1.45%) Ant
14 25 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
15 24 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
16 21 (1.12%) ReSharper
16 21 (1.12%) Subversion
17 20 (1.07%) TeamCity
18 18 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
18 18 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 322 (17.25%) Finance
2 62 (3.32%) Retail
3 55 (2.95%) Marketing
4 49 (2.62%) Banking
5 42 (2.25%) Legal
6 34 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.45%) Advertising
8 24 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.29%) Music Industry
9 20 (1.07%) Electronics
10 18 (0.96%) Publishing
11 16 (0.86%) Games
12 13 (0.70%) Automotive
13 7 (0.37%) Billing
13 7 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.32%) Law
15 5 (0.27%) Back Office
16 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.054%) Local Government
17 1 (0.054%) Military
Job Titles
1 1197 (64.11%) Developer
2 618 (33.10%) .NET Developer
3 478 (25.60%) C# Developer
4 305 (16.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 195 (10.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 177 (9.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 173 (9.27%) Senior Developer
8 171 (9.16%) SQL Developer
9 146 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 127 (6.80%) DBA
11 124 (6.64%) Analyst
12 117 (6.27%) Administrator
13 90 (4.82%) Software Developer
14 83 (4.45%) Java Developer
15 80 (4.28%) Programmer
16 76 (4.07%) Web Developer
17 73 (3.91%) .NET Software Developer
18 71 (3.80%) SQL DBA
19 64 (3.43%) C# Programmer
19 64 (3.43%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1116 (59.78%) .NET
2 800 (42.85%) ASP.NET
3 583 (31.23%) HTML
4 490 (26.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 423 (22.66%) AngularJS
6 419 (22.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 414 (22.17%) CSS
8 329 (17.62%) .NET Framework
9 295 (15.80%) WCF
10 226 (12.10%) RESTful
11 225 (12.05%) jQuery
12 220 (11.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 215 (11.52%) Web Services
14 214 (11.46%) HTML5
15 200 (10.71%) Entity Framework
16 178 (9.53%) KnockoutJS
17 165 (8.84%) Node.js
18 135 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 126 (6.75%) XML
20 117 (6.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 143 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (7.18%) Computer Science
2 134 (7.18%) Greenfield Project
3 69 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 48 (2.57%) Social Media
5 43 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 35 (1.87%) Clustering
6 35 (1.87%) Fintech
7 34 (1.82%) iPad
8 33 (1.77%) BBC
8 33 (1.77%) Data Centre
8 33 (1.77%) Replication
9 28 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.12%) Xbox
11 18 (0.96%) NHS
12 17 (0.91%) Tandem
13 15 (0.80%) CMDB
13 15 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
14 12 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 12 (0.64%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 399 (21.37%) Windows
2 195 (10.44%) Windows Server
3 174 (9.32%) Linux
4 85 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (3.54%) Unix
7 41 (2.20%) Android
8 39 (2.09%) Apple iOS
9 36 (1.93%) Windows 7
10 30 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.29%) Windows 10
12 21 (1.12%) Solaris
13 17 (0.91%) CentOS
14 12 (0.64%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.48%) Debian
15 9 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.32%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 769 (41.19%) MVC
2 653 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
3 404 (21.64%) TDD
4 229 (12.27%) Scrum
5 217 (11.62%) Web Development
6 205 (10.98%) BDD
7 203 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 196 (10.50%) Web Application Development
9 194 (10.39%) OO
10 173 (9.27%) Unit Testing
11 151 (8.09%) Software Engineering
12 139 (7.45%) SDLC
13 119 (6.37%) ETL
14 110 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
15 103 (5.52%) CRM
16 99 (5.30%) ITIL
17 98 (5.25%) Analytics
18 88 (4.71%) High Availability
19 87 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
20 81 (4.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1055 (56.51%) C#
2 871 (46.65%) SQL
3 600 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 313 (16.76%) T-SQL
5 270 (14.46%) Java
6 165 (8.84%) VB.NET
7 120 (6.43%) PowerShell
8 116 (6.21%) Ruby
9 69 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 59 (3.16%) VB
11 50 (2.68%) PHP
11 50 (2.68%) TypeScript
12 44 (2.36%) Shell Script
13 39 (2.09%) Python
14 31 (1.66%) C++
15 30 (1.61%) VBScript
16 23 (1.23%) C
17 19 (1.02%) Perl
18 15 (0.80%) XAML
19 14 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 241 (12.91%) Degree
2 121 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (1.98%) MCSE
4 30 (1.61%) MCP
5 29 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (1.39%) MCSA
7 18 (0.96%) MCTS
7 18 (0.96%) OCP
7 18 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
8 17 (0.91%) MCITP
8 17 (0.91%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.86%) Security Cleared
10 15 (0.80%) ISEB
11 12 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (0.64%) OCA
11 12 (0.64%) PMP
12 10 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.48%) CCNA
13 9 (0.48%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.37%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.98%) QA
2 58 (3.11%) SLA
3 16 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.37%) HL7
6 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 14000
8 1 (0.054%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 94 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 85 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.02%) vSphere
5 17 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.64%) vCloud
7 12 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.37%) iptables
9 7 (0.37%) pfSense
10 5 (0.27%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.21%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.21%) XenApp
11 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.16%) HDFS
13 1 (0.054%) NFS
13 1 (0.054%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 39 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (0.91%) Puppet
4 16 (0.86%) Data Guard
5 15 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.70%) Nagios
7 12 (0.64%) SCVMM
8 11 (0.59%) SCCM
9 9 (0.48%) SCOM
10 8 (0.43%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.43%) Oozie
11 7 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.27%) Kibana
12 5 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.21%) EMC Navisphere
13 4 (0.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 4 (0.21%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.21%) Opsview
Vendors
1 675 (36.15%) Microsoft
2 338 (18.10%) Oracle
3 105 (5.62%) VMware
4 66 (3.54%) SAP
5 65 (3.48%) Tableau
6 46 (2.46%) Apple
6 46 (2.46%) Cisco
6 46 (2.46%) Citrix
7 44 (2.36%) Google
8 38 (2.04%) Facebook
9 37 (1.98%) Xamarin
10 33 (1.77%) Sony
10 33 (1.77%) Yahoo!
11 32 (1.71%) Red Hat
12 31 (1.66%) HP
13 28 (1.50%) IBM
14 27 (1.45%) Sitecore
15 25 (1.34%) EMC
16 14 (0.75%) CheckPoint
17 13 (0.70%) Juniper
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60 - £450000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Essex
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + benefits
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