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 24 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
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 977 1089 1489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.87% 14.87% 18.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.35% 56.13% 60.36%
Number of salaries quoted 840 914 1281
Median salary £41,000 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.61% +1.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 1765 1940 2467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.67% 26.49% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1467 1614 2085
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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 24 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 24 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 +3 335 £47,500 +11.76% 42
Cambridgeshire -8 202 £38,000 -5.00% 39
Essex -3 185 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Bedfordshire +2 130 £37,500 -21.05% 16
Norfolk +12 75 £35,000 +12.00% 12
Suffolk +2 53 £42,500 +30.76% 15
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 1109 (59.53%) .NET
2 1045 (56.09%) C#
3 871 (46.75%) SQL
4 790 (42.40%) ASP.NET
5 759 (40.74%) MVC
6 672 (36.07%) Microsoft
7 656 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
8 593 (31.83%) JavaScript
9 573 (30.76%) HTML
10 483 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 418 (22.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 417 (22.38%) AngularJS
13 406 (21.79%) Windows
14 404 (21.69%) CSS
15 399 (21.42%) TDD
16 338 (18.14%) Oracle
17 326 (17.50%) .NET Framework
18 320 (17.18%) Finance
19 315 (16.91%) T-SQL
20 294 (15.78%) WCF
21 278 (14.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 270 (14.49%) Java
23 251 (13.47%) Visual Studio
24 243 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
25 240 (12.88%) Degree
25 240 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 230 (12.35%) Scrum
27 227 (12.18%) RESTful
28 223 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
29 221 (11.86%) jQuery

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
1 151 (8.11%) IIS
2 134 (7.19%) SharePoint
3 66 (3.54%) Tomcat
4 49 (2.63%) CMS
4 49 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 48 (2.58%) Apache
6 39 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (1.93%) JBoss
8 30 (1.61%) Apache Spark
9 26 (1.40%) GlassFish
10 25 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 20 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (0.97%) Umbraco
14 17 (0.91%) Apache Pig
14 17 (0.91%) SAS
14 17 (0.91%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.86%) Documentum
16 14 (0.75%) ArcGIS
16 14 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 74 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.75%) SPSS
5 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
5 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.16%) Weka
7 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 51 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.43%) Sage 200
6 8 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.32%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.27%) Movex
9 5 (0.27%) Sage 50
10 4 (0.21%) SAP R/3
11 3 (0.16%) nopCommerce
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
13 1 (0.054%) Aareon QL
13 1 (0.054%) Exchequer
13 1 (0.054%) Pegasus Opera
13 1 (0.054%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 209 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (3.01%) SaaS
4 38 (2.04%) Office 365
5 17 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.86%) PaaS
7 14 (0.75%) IaaS
8 13 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.32%) iTunes
11 4 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.21%) Datadog
12 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.054%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.054%) AWS OpsWorks
14 1 (0.054%) GitHub
14 1 (0.054%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.65%) Firewall
2 48 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 46 (2.47%) DNS
4 40 (2.15%) SAN
5 32 (1.72%) Intranet
6 31 (1.66%) DHCP
7 26 (1.40%) LDAP
8 24 (1.29%) Internet
9 17 (0.91%) VoIP
10 16 (0.86%) LAN
11 15 (0.81%) HTTP
12 14 (0.75%) VPN
13 13 (0.70%) iSCSI
13 13 (0.70%) WAN
14 12 (0.64%) VLAN
15 11 (0.59%) Kerberos
16 10 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
17 8 (0.43%) IPsec
17 8 (0.43%) Wireless
18 7 (0.38%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (14.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 243 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 240 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 204 (10.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 177 (9.50%) NoSQL
6 142 (7.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 130 (6.98%) MySQL
8 121 (6.49%) Relational Database
9 111 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
10 96 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 86 (4.62%) Oracle Database
12 77 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 70 (3.76%) SQL Server 2016
14 62 (3.33%) Big Data
15 57 (3.06%) MongoDB
15 57 (3.06%) RDBMS
16 47 (2.52%) OLAP
17 44 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
17 44 (2.36%) QlikView
18 39 (2.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 251 (13.47%) Visual Studio
2 207 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 203 (10.90%) Git (software)
4 129 (6.92%) NUnit
5 66 (3.54%) SpecFlow
6 60 (3.22%) JIRA
7 59 (3.17%) Selenium
8 54 (2.90%) MSTest
9 49 (2.63%) Jenkins
10 46 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 43 (2.31%) Maven
12 41 (2.20%) Moq
13 27 (1.45%) Ant
14 24 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
14 24 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
15 22 (1.18%) ReSharper
16 20 (1.07%) TeamCity
17 19 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
17 19 (1.02%) Subversion
18 18 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 320 (17.18%) Finance
2 63 (3.38%) Retail
3 51 (2.74%) Banking
3 51 (2.74%) Marketing
4 44 (2.36%) Legal
5 32 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.29%) Advertising
6 24 (1.29%) Music Industry
7 21 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 18 (0.97%) Publishing
9 16 (0.86%) Games
10 15 (0.81%) Electronics
11 13 (0.70%) Automotive
12 7 (0.38%) Billing
13 6 (0.32%) Law
13 6 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.27%) Back Office
15 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.054%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1185 (63.61%) Developer
2 607 (32.58%) .NET Developer
3 473 (25.39%) C# Developer
4 298 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 188 (10.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 171 (9.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 171 (9.18%) SQL Developer
7 169 (9.07%) Senior Developer
8 144 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 129 (6.92%) Analyst
10 124 (6.66%) DBA
11 115 (6.17%) Administrator
12 88 (4.72%) Software Developer
13 83 (4.46%) Java Developer
14 80 (4.29%) Programmer
15 76 (4.08%) Web Developer
16 71 (3.81%) .NET Software Developer
17 68 (3.65%) SQL DBA
18 64 (3.44%) C# Programmer
19 63 (3.38%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1109 (59.53%) .NET
2 790 (42.40%) ASP.NET
3 573 (30.76%) HTML
4 483 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 418 (22.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 417 (22.38%) AngularJS
7 404 (21.69%) CSS
8 326 (17.50%) .NET Framework
9 294 (15.78%) WCF
10 227 (12.18%) RESTful
11 223 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 221 (11.86%) jQuery
13 211 (11.33%) HTML5
14 209 (11.22%) Web Services
15 196 (10.52%) Entity Framework
16 176 (9.45%) KnockoutJS
17 164 (8.80%) Node.js
18 134 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 128 (6.87%) XML
20 115 (6.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 143 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 131 (7.03%) Greenfield Project
4 70 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
5 47 (2.52%) Social Media
6 40 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 36 (1.93%) Clustering
8 35 (1.88%) Fintech
9 34 (1.83%) iPad
10 33 (1.77%) BBC
10 33 (1.77%) Replication
11 31 (1.66%) Data Centre
12 28 (1.50%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.13%) Xbox
14 18 (0.97%) NHS
15 17 (0.91%) CMDB
15 17 (0.91%) Tandem
16 16 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
17 12 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 12 (0.64%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 406 (21.79%) Windows
2 200 (10.74%) Windows Server
3 180 (9.66%) Linux
4 86 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (3.65%) Unix
7 40 (2.15%) Android
8 39 (2.09%) Apple iOS
9 36 (1.93%) Windows 7
10 32 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.29%) Windows 10
12 21 (1.13%) Solaris
13 19 (1.02%) CentOS
14 12 (0.64%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.48%) Debian
15 9 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.32%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (40.74%) MVC
2 656 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 399 (21.42%) TDD
4 230 (12.35%) Scrum
5 216 (11.59%) Web Development
6 206 (11.06%) BDD
7 197 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
8 195 (10.47%) Web Application Development
9 190 (10.20%) OO
10 172 (9.23%) Unit Testing
11 147 (7.89%) Software Engineering
12 139 (7.46%) SDLC
13 118 (6.33%) ETL
14 110 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
15 104 (5.58%) CRM
16 102 (5.48%) ITIL
17 97 (5.21%) Analytics
18 86 (4.62%) High Availability
19 82 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
19 82 (4.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1045 (56.09%) C#
2 871 (46.75%) SQL
3 593 (31.83%) JavaScript
4 315 (16.91%) T-SQL
5 270 (14.49%) Java
6 162 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 118 (6.33%) PowerShell
8 116 (6.23%) Ruby
9 67 (3.60%) PL/SQL
10 60 (3.22%) VB
11 50 (2.68%) PHP
11 50 (2.68%) TypeScript
12 45 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 39 (2.09%) Python
14 33 (1.77%) C++
15 30 (1.61%) VBScript
16 25 (1.34%) C
17 20 (1.07%) Perl
18 14 (0.75%) VBA
18 14 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 240 (12.88%) Degree
2 122 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (1.99%) MCSE
4 30 (1.61%) MCP
5 29 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (1.40%) MCSA
7 18 (0.97%) MCTS
8 17 (0.91%) ISEB
8 17 (0.91%) MCITP
8 17 (0.91%) OCP
8 17 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
8 17 (0.91%) PMI Certification
9 15 (0.81%) Security Cleared
10 12 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (0.64%) OCA
10 12 (0.64%) PMP
11 10 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.48%) CCNA
13 8 (0.43%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.38%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.99%) QA
2 58 (3.11%) SLA
3 16 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.32%) HL7
6 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 14000
8 1 (0.054%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 93 (4.99%) Active Directory
2 87 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.02%) vSphere
5 17 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.64%) vCloud
7 12 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.38%) iptables
9 7 (0.38%) 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%) Docker
13 1 (0.054%) NFS
13 1 (0.054%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 39 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (0.91%) Puppet
4 15 (0.81%) Data Guard
5 13 (0.70%) Nagios
6 12 (0.64%) SCVMM
7 11 (0.59%) SCCM
8 9 (0.48%) SCOM
9 8 (0.43%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.38%) Oozie
10 7 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.27%) Kibana
11 5 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.21%) EMC Navisphere
12 4 (0.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 4 (0.21%) HP Fortify
12 4 (0.21%) Opsview
Vendors
1 672 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 338 (18.14%) Oracle
3 106 (5.69%) VMware
4 66 (3.54%) Tableau
5 61 (3.27%) SAP
6 47 (2.52%) Cisco
7 46 (2.47%) Apple
8 44 (2.36%) Google
9 43 (2.31%) Citrix
10 38 (2.04%) Facebook
11 36 (1.93%) Xamarin
12 33 (1.77%) Sony
12 33 (1.77%) Yahoo!
13 32 (1.72%) Red Hat
14 31 (1.66%) HP
15 30 (1.61%) IBM
15 30 (1.61%) Sitecore
16 25 (1.34%) EMC
17 15 (0.81%) CheckPoint
18 13 (0.70%) Juniper
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Downham Market, Norfolk
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Good Benefits (e.g. pension, share
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits (stocks, pension, co
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
I3
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits amazing benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible hours, training & more
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago