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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / East of England
Rank 10 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 940 1074 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.38% 14.58% 18.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.75% 54.19% 61.61%
Number of salaries quoted 788 885 1197
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 1717 1982 2326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.10% 26.91% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1625 1914
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 £65,000 £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 March 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 March 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 +5 353 £47,500 +11.76% 49
Cambridgeshire -8 183 £38,000 -5.00% 43
Essex -4 166 £47,500 +5.55% 18
Bedfordshire +4 132 £37,500 -21.05% 7
Norfolk +7 62 £37,500 +25.00% 20
Suffolk +9 50 £42,750 +42.50% 11
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1110 (59.14%) .NET
2 1046 (55.73%) C#
3 881 (46.94%) SQL
4 800 (42.62%) ASP.NET
5 742 (39.53%) MVC
6 680 (36.23%) Microsoft
7 647 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
8 599 (31.91%) JavaScript
9 570 (30.37%) HTML
10 487 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 408 (21.74%) Windows
12 406 (21.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 403 (21.47%) CSS
14 392 (20.88%) AngularJS
15 382 (20.35%) TDD
16 325 (17.31%) Finance
17 323 (17.21%) .NET Framework
18 321 (17.10%) MS Excel
19 314 (16.73%) T-SQL
20 309 (16.46%) Oracle
21 283 (15.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 282 (15.02%) WCF
23 269 (14.33%) Java
24 262 (13.96%) Visual Studio
25 260 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
26 243 (12.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 241 (12.84%) jQuery
28 227 (12.09%) Degree
29 221 (11.77%) Scrum
30 217 (11.56%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server
Top Related 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
1 148 (7.88%) IIS
2 147 (7.83%) SharePoint
3 63 (3.36%) MS Exchange
3 63 (3.36%) Tomcat
4 55 (2.93%) Apache
5 42 (2.24%) CMS
6 39 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 38 (2.02%) JBoss
8 27 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 25 (1.33%) Apache Spark
9 25 (1.33%) GlassFish
9 25 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 22 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 21 (1.12%) SAS
12 20 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (1.01%) Umbraco
14 18 (0.96%) WebSphere
15 16 (0.85%) Documentum
16 14 (0.75%) ArcGIS
16 14 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 321 (17.10%) MS Excel
2 56 (2.98%) MS Office
3 15 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (0.80%) SPSS
4 14 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.27%) MS Project
5 5 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
5 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.16%) Weka
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 54 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.43%) Sage 200
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.32%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.27%) Movex
9 5 (0.27%) nopCommerce
9 5 (0.27%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.27%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
12 1 (0.053%) Magento
12 1 (0.053%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 204 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (2.93%) SaaS
4 35 (1.86%) Office 365
5 20 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.91%) PaaS
7 16 (0.85%) IaaS
8 11 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (0.32%) iTunes
10 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.21%) Datadog
12 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.053%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.053%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.053%) GitHub
13 1 (0.053%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.78%) Firewall
2 50 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 45 (2.40%) SAN
4 43 (2.29%) DNS
5 29 (1.55%) DHCP
5 29 (1.55%) Intranet
6 25 (1.33%) LDAP
7 24 (1.28%) Internet
8 17 (0.91%) VoIP
9 16 (0.85%) LAN
10 15 (0.80%) HTTP
10 15 (0.80%) iSCSI
11 14 (0.75%) VPN
12 13 (0.69%) WAN
13 11 (0.59%) Kerberos
14 10 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (0.53%) VLAN
14 10 (0.53%) Wireshark
15 8 (0.43%) FTP
16 7 (0.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (15.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 260 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 243 (12.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 217 (11.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 169 (9.00%) NoSQL
6 160 (8.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 129 (6.87%) MySQL
7 129 (6.87%) Relational Database
8 111 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
9 99 (5.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 85 (4.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 73 (3.89%) Oracle Database
12 66 (3.52%) Big Data
13 60 (3.20%) RDBMS
14 53 (2.82%) MongoDB
15 50 (2.66%) SQL Server 2016
16 49 (2.61%) OLAP
17 48 (2.56%) QlikView
18 44 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
19 36 (1.92%) GIS
Development Applications
1 262 (13.96%) Visual Studio
2 203 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 183 (9.75%) Git (software)
4 118 (6.29%) NUnit
5 70 (3.73%) SpecFlow
6 67 (3.57%) Selenium
7 62 (3.30%) JIRA
8 52 (2.77%) Jenkins
8 52 (2.77%) MSTest
9 47 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 39 (2.08%) Maven
11 34 (1.81%) Moq
12 29 (1.55%) ReSharper
13 28 (1.49%) Subversion
13 28 (1.49%) TeamCity
14 23 (1.23%) Ant
14 23 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
15 21 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 19 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
17 18 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 325 (17.31%) Finance
2 60 (3.20%) Marketing
2 60 (3.20%) Retail
3 49 (2.61%) Banking
4 47 (2.50%) Legal
5 36 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 30 (1.60%) Advertising
7 24 (1.28%) Publishing
8 23 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.23%) Music Industry
9 16 (0.85%) Games
10 15 (0.80%) Automotive
11 11 (0.59%) Electronics
12 7 (0.37%) Law
13 6 (0.32%) Billing
13 6 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.21%) Back Office
14 4 (0.21%) Military
15 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1173 (62.49%) Developer
2 591 (31.49%) .NET Developer
3 483 (25.73%) C# Developer
4 295 (15.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 184 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
6 174 (9.27%) SQL Developer
7 170 (9.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 158 (8.42%) Senior Developer
9 147 (7.83%) Analyst
10 140 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 127 (6.77%) DBA
12 117 (6.23%) Administrator
13 86 (4.58%) Programmer
14 80 (4.26%) Web Developer
15 78 (4.16%) Architect
15 78 (4.16%) Java Developer
16 77 (4.10%) Software Developer
17 73 (3.89%) SQL DBA
18 70 (3.73%) C# Programmer
19 65 (3.46%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1110 (59.14%) .NET
2 800 (42.62%) ASP.NET
3 570 (30.37%) HTML
4 487 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 406 (21.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 403 (21.47%) CSS
7 392 (20.88%) AngularJS
8 323 (17.21%) .NET Framework
9 282 (15.02%) WCF
10 241 (12.84%) jQuery
11 217 (11.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 214 (11.40%) Web Services
13 212 (11.29%) RESTful
14 210 (11.19%) HTML5
15 191 (10.18%) Entity Framework
16 163 (8.68%) KnockoutJS
17 138 (7.35%) Node.js
18 131 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 126 (6.71%) XML
20 113 (6.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 144 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 67 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 44 (2.34%) Replication
6 43 (2.29%) Social Media
7 41 (2.18%) Clustering
8 34 (1.81%) iPad
8 34 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 31 (1.65%) BBC
9 31 (1.65%) Fintech
10 26 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 26 (1.39%) Xbox
11 19 (1.01%) CMDB
12 18 (0.96%) NHS
12 18 (0.96%) Tandem
13 16 (0.85%) User Experience
14 14 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
15 12 (0.64%) Learning Management System
15 12 (0.64%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 408 (21.74%) Windows
2 212 (11.29%) Windows Server
3 183 (9.75%) Linux
4 90 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (3.73%) Unix
7 39 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 36 (1.92%) Android
8 36 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 35 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (1.23%) Windows 10
11 21 (1.12%) CentOS
11 21 (1.12%) Solaris
12 12 (0.64%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.43%) Debian
14 8 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (39.53%) MVC
2 647 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
3 382 (20.35%) TDD
4 221 (11.77%) Scrum
5 216 (11.51%) Web Development
6 193 (10.28%) BDD
7 191 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
8 187 (9.96%) Web Application Development
9 183 (9.75%) Unit Testing
10 170 (9.06%) OO
11 150 (7.99%) SDLC
12 130 (6.93%) Software Engineering
13 118 (6.29%) ETL
14 115 (6.13%) CRM
15 111 (5.91%) Analytics
16 109 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
17 99 (5.27%) ITIL
18 92 (4.90%) Project Management
19 88 (4.69%) SOA
20 81 (4.32%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1046 (55.73%) C#
2 881 (46.94%) SQL
3 599 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 314 (16.73%) T-SQL
5 269 (14.33%) Java
6 174 (9.27%) VB.NET
7 129 (6.87%) PowerShell
8 110 (5.86%) Ruby
9 68 (3.62%) VB
10 57 (3.04%) PL/SQL
11 51 (2.72%) TypeScript
12 47 (2.50%) Shell Script
13 45 (2.40%) PHP
14 37 (1.97%) Python
15 34 (1.81%) C++
16 31 (1.65%) VBScript
17 29 (1.55%) C
18 22 (1.17%) VBA
19 19 (1.01%) Perl
20 13 (0.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 227 (12.09%) Degree
2 118 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (1.92%) MCSE
4 33 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 31 (1.65%) MCP
6 25 (1.33%) MCSA
7 19 (1.01%) ISEB
8 18 (0.96%) MCITP
9 16 (0.85%) Security Cleared
10 15 (0.80%) OCP
10 15 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
11 14 (0.75%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.64%) OCA
12 12 (0.64%) PMP
13 11 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (0.59%) MCTS
14 10 (0.53%) CCNA
15 9 (0.48%) SC Cleared
16 7 (0.37%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.79%) QA
2 65 (3.46%) SLA
3 20 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.16%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 14000
7 1 (0.053%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 95 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 93 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (1.01%) vSphere
6 16 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (0.64%) vCloud
9 11 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.32%) iptables
10 6 (0.32%) pfSense
10 6 (0.32%) VMware Server
10 6 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.27%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.27%) XenApp
12 4 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (0.16%) HDFS
14 2 (0.11%) Docker
15 1 (0.053%) NFS
15 1 (0.053%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 37 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (0.80%) Puppet
3 15 (0.80%) SCCM
4 13 (0.69%) Data Guard
4 13 (0.69%) Nagios
5 12 (0.64%) SCOM
5 12 (0.64%) SCVMM
6 8 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.27%) Kibana
8 5 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.21%) EMC Navisphere
9 4 (0.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (0.21%) HP Fortify
9 4 (0.21%) Oozie
9 4 (0.21%) Opsview
Vendors
1 680 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 309 (16.46%) Oracle
3 105 (5.59%) VMware
4 66 (3.52%) Tableau
5 65 (3.46%) SAP
6 52 (2.77%) Cisco
7 50 (2.66%) Citrix
8 43 (2.29%) Apple
9 41 (2.18%) Google
10 38 (2.02%) HP
11 36 (1.92%) Facebook
12 35 (1.86%) Red Hat
13 34 (1.81%) IBM
14 31 (1.65%) Sitecore
14 31 (1.65%) Sony
14 31 (1.65%) Yahoo!
15 30 (1.60%) Xamarin
16 29 (1.55%) EMC
17 20 (1.07%) CheckPoint
18 18 (0.96%) Adobe
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