Period
to 18 June 2019

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 6 months to 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 906 1,802 1,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.95% 14.75% 15.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.94% 51.49% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1,585 1,701
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,890 3,500 3,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.92% 28.64% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,540 2,867 2,850
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.74% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +6 416 £47,500 - 25
Cambridgeshire -8 199 £47,500 +5.56% 19
Essex -8 121 £42,000 -5.08% 13
Bedfordshire -10 97 £47,500 - 7
Norfolk +4 41 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Suffolk -5 34 £42,500 -2.30% 9
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 527 (58.17%) SQL
2 465 (51.32%) Microsoft
3 373 (41.17%) C#
4 361 (39.85%) .NET
5 278 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
6 257 (28.37%) JavaScript
7 218 (24.06%) ASP.NET
8 209 (23.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 201 (22.19%) Windows
10 198 (21.85%) HTML
11 197 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 189 (20.86%) T-SQL
13 179 (19.76%) MVC
13 179 (19.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 169 (18.65%) Business Intelligence
15 168 (18.54%) CSS
16 155 (17.11%) Oracle
17 125 (13.80%) Finance
18 121 (13.36%) Visual Studio
19 120 (13.25%) ETL
20 118 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
21 116 (12.80%) Scrum
22 115 (12.69%) VMware
23 113 (12.47%) Power Platform
24 112 (12.36%) Git (software)
24 112 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
25 111 (12.25%) Power BI
25 111 (12.25%) Degree
26 110 (12.14%) Windows Server
27 108 (11.92%) AngularJS

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 83 (9.16%) SharePoint
2 50 (5.52%) MS Exchange
3 42 (4.64%) IIS
4 24 (2.65%) Apache
5 19 (2.10%) JBoss
6 16 (1.77%) Apache Spark
7 15 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.21%) CMS
9 11 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (1.10%) NServiceBus
10 10 (1.10%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.77%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.66%) Apache Geronimo
13 6 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.66%) Confluence
13 6 (0.66%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.66%) WordPress
14 5 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 47 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.55%) Weka
4 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 51 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.22%) FastStats
5 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.11%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 209 (23.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (12.47%) Power Platform
3 100 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (7.51%) Office 365
5 48 (5.30%) Dynamics 365
6 30 (3.31%) SaaS
7 17 (1.88%) OneDrive
8 14 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.10%) PaaS
10 9 (0.99%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.88%) GitHub
11 8 (0.88%) PowerApps
12 7 (0.77%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.66%) AWS IoT
13 6 (0.66%) IaaS
14 4 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.22%) Responsys
16 1 (0.11%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.19%) Firewall
2 42 (4.64%) DNS
3 33 (3.64%) DHCP
4 28 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 21 (2.32%) LAN
6 20 (2.21%) HTTP
7 19 (2.10%) SAN
7 19 (2.10%) VLAN
7 19 (2.10%) WAN
8 14 (1.55%) VPN
9 12 (1.32%) Internet
10 9 (0.99%) BIG-IP
10 9 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (0.99%) FabricPath
11 8 (0.88%) MPLS
12 7 (0.77%) NAS
12 7 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (0.77%) Wireless
12 7 (0.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 179 (19.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 111 (12.25%) Power BI
4 94 (10.38%) Relational Database
5 92 (10.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 74 (8.17%) Data Warehouse
7 73 (8.06%) MySQL
8 65 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
9 43 (4.75%) RDBMS
9 43 (4.75%) SQL Server 2016
10 38 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 36 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (3.53%) MongoDB
12 32 (3.53%) NoSQL
13 31 (3.42%) SSDT
14 27 (2.98%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (2.54%) Oracle Database
16 17 (1.88%) Hadoop
16 17 (1.88%) QlikView
17 16 (1.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 121 (13.36%) Visual Studio
2 112 (12.36%) Git (software)
3 60 (6.62%) JIRA
4 49 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 48 (5.30%) TeamCity
6 47 (5.19%) NUnit
7 40 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (3.75%) Subversion
9 31 (3.42%) Hudson
10 25 (2.76%) Maven
11 22 (2.43%) Gradle
12 19 (2.10%) Selenium
13 16 (1.77%) Zephyr
14 15 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 14 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
15 14 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
17 8 (0.88%) SpecFlow
18 7 (0.77%) Visual Studio Code
19 6 (0.66%) MSTest
General
1 125 (13.80%) Finance
2 31 (3.42%) Retail
3 21 (2.32%) Manufacturing
4 19 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.32%) Marketing
6 8 (0.88%) Legal
7 7 (0.77%) Local Government
8 3 (0.33%) Automotive
8 3 (0.33%) Publishing
9 2 (0.22%) Advertising
9 2 (0.22%) Back Office
9 2 (0.22%) Banking
9 2 (0.22%) Billing
9 2 (0.22%) Electronics
9 2 (0.22%) French Language
9 2 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.11%) Military
10 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 448 (49.45%) Developer
2 163 (17.99%) .NET Developer
3 161 (17.77%) Analyst
4 149 (16.45%) C# Developer
5 124 (13.69%) Software Developer
6 106 (11.70%) SQL Developer
7 101 (11.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 65 (7.17%) .NET Software Developer
9 63 (6.95%) C# Software Developer
10 61 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 51 (5.63%) Senior Developer
12 50 (5.52%) DBA
13 48 (5.30%) Applications Support
14 44 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 44 (4.86%) Support Analyst
15 43 (4.75%) ASP.NET Developer
16 41 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
17 40 (4.42%) Web Developer
18 39 (4.30%) Data Analyst
18 39 (4.30%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (39.85%) .NET
2 218 (24.06%) ASP.NET
3 198 (21.85%) HTML
4 168 (18.54%) CSS
5 108 (11.92%) AngularJS
6 99 (10.93%) jQuery
7 92 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 81 (8.94%) XML
9 80 (8.83%) .NET Framework
10 67 (7.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 61 (6.73%) Web Services
12 57 (6.29%) WPF
13 54 (5.96%) JSON
14 45 (4.97%) HTML5
14 45 (4.97%) WCF
15 42 (4.64%) Entity Framework
16 37 (4.08%) React
17 35 (3.86%) SOAP
18 30 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 26 (2.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 112 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 46 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (3.75%) Life Science
6 31 (3.42%) User Experience
7 19 (2.10%) Driving Licence
8 17 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (1.66%) Algorithms
9 15 (1.66%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.32%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.32%) Reference Data
12 9 (0.99%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.88%) Clustering
13 8 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.77%) CMDB
15 5 (0.55%) iPhone
15 5 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 201 (22.19%) Windows
2 110 (12.14%) Windows Server
3 103 (11.37%) Linux
4 46 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (3.42%) Unix
7 27 (2.98%) Windows 7
8 25 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (2.32%) Android
10 19 (2.10%) Windows 10
11 18 (1.99%) Ubuntu
12 17 (1.88%) CentOS
13 16 (1.77%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.21%) SUSE
15 8 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.55%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.44%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.44%) VMS
18 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone
19 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (19.76%) MVC
3 169 (18.65%) Business Intelligence
4 120 (13.25%) ETL
5 118 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
6 116 (12.80%) Scrum
7 90 (9.93%) CRM
8 86 (9.49%) SDLC
8 86 (9.49%) TDD
9 77 (8.50%) OO
10 72 (7.95%) Test Automation
11 68 (7.51%) Web Development
12 67 (7.40%) ITIL
13 62 (6.84%) Migration
14 60 (6.62%) Software Engineering
15 55 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (5.96%) Data Modelling
16 54 (5.96%) Mentoring
17 53 (5.85%) BDD
18 51 (5.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 527 (58.17%) SQL
2 373 (41.17%) C#
3 257 (28.37%) JavaScript
4 189 (20.86%) T-SQL
5 102 (11.26%) PowerShell
6 74 (8.17%) Java
7 58 (6.40%) Python
8 37 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 35 (3.86%) VB
10 28 (3.09%) TypeScript
11 26 (2.87%) PHP
12 24 (2.65%) VBA
13 21 (2.32%) PL/SQL
14 20 (2.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 19 (2.10%) C++
15 19 (2.10%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.77%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.66%) VBScript
18 14 (1.55%) C
19 12 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 111 (12.25%) Degree
2 43 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.77%) ISTQB
7 14 (1.55%) MCSA
8 12 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (1.21%) MCP
10 8 (0.88%) CCNA
10 8 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.77%) ISEB
11 7 (0.77%) MCTS
12 6 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.55%) MBCS
13 5 (0.55%) MCSE
14 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.33%) MCITP
14 3 (0.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.75%) QA
2 39 (4.30%) Data Quality
3 28 (3.09%) SLA
4 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.33%) GDPR
8 2 (0.22%) WAI
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 106 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 78 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 51 (5.63%) Docker
5 34 (3.75%) vSphere
6 20 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.43%) HDFS
8 9 (0.99%) KVM
8 9 (0.99%) VMware NSX
8 9 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.77%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.55%) XenApp
13 3 (0.33%) vCloud
13 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (4.30%) SCCM
2 26 (2.87%) Ansible
3 25 (2.76%) Puppet
4 19 (2.10%) SCOM
5 16 (1.77%) vRealize
6 12 (1.32%) Kubernetes
7 11 (1.21%) WSUS
8 10 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (1.10%) Oozie
8 10 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.10%) SCOrch
8 10 (1.10%) SCVMM
9 9 (0.99%) Terraform
10 8 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (0.88%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (0.66%) SCDPM
13 4 (0.44%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 465 (51.32%) Microsoft
2 155 (17.11%) Oracle
3 115 (12.69%) VMware
4 49 (5.41%) Cisco
5 42 (4.64%) Tableau
6 41 (4.53%) Xamarin
7 25 (2.76%) IBM
8 24 (2.65%) Citrix
8 24 (2.65%) HP
9 23 (2.54%) Red Hat
10 20 (2.21%) Google
11 19 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (2.10%) Talend
12 16 (1.77%) Dell
13 15 (1.66%) Atlassian
13 15 (1.66%) NetApp
14 13 (1.43%) Veeam
15 10 (1.10%) Meraki
15 10 (1.10%) Symantec
16 9 (0.99%) F5