Period
to 19 September 2017

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1775 1862 2757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.15% 14.08% 17.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.61% 52.04% 57.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1704 2498
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 3311 3578 4771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.26% 27.05% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2770 3070 4106
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,125
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 19 September 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 6 months to 19 September 2017. 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 -3 593 £45,000 - 38
Cambridgeshire -3 432 £42,000 +5.00% 27
Essex +1 334 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Bedfordshire -2 167 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Suffolk +4 147 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Norfolk +17 103 £32,500 -7.14% 6
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1057 (59.55%) .NET
2 1019 (57.41%) C#
3 826 (46.54%) SQL
4 764 (43.04%) ASP.NET
5 748 (42.14%) MVC
6 691 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
7 678 (38.20%) Microsoft
8 550 (30.99%) HTML
9 539 (30.37%) JavaScript
10 502 (28.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 485 (27.32%) CSS
12 399 (22.48%) TDD
13 387 (21.80%) AngularJS
14 384 (21.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 366 (20.62%) WCF
16 325 (18.31%) Windows
17 300 (16.90%) Oracle
18 293 (16.51%) Finance
19 291 (16.39%) .NET Framework
20 284 (16.00%) T-SQL
21 277 (15.61%) Web Services
22 276 (15.55%) jQuery
23 272 (15.32%) RESTful
23 272 (15.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 266 (14.99%) Scrum
25 256 (14.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 252 (14.20%) Degree
27 251 (14.14%) Node.js
27 251 (14.14%) OO
28 247 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 117 (6.59%) IIS
2 57 (3.21%) Tomcat
3 52 (2.93%) CMS
4 48 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 47 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 41 (2.31%) JBoss
7 31 (1.75%) Apache
8 29 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
9 27 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 24 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (1.24%) Kentico
12 18 (1.01%) Apache Spark
12 18 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 17 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (0.90%) NetWeaver
15 14 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.73%) NServiceBus
17 10 (0.56%) EPiServer
17 10 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
18 7 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 60 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.34%) SPSS
5 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.23%) EngageOne
6 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 27 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 22 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.62%) SAP BPC
5 8 (0.45%) Movex
6 7 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.39%) Unica
7 6 (0.34%) FastStats
7 6 (0.34%) SAP R/3
8 5 (0.28%) assyst
8 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.28%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.23%) Exstream
9 4 (0.23%) SAP SRM
10 3 (0.17%) BPCS
10 3 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 247 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (1.58%) Office 365
5 26 (1.46%) SaaS
6 21 (1.18%) Google Play
7 19 (1.07%) IaaS
8 14 (0.79%) npm
8 14 (0.79%) PaaS
9 7 (0.39%) Silverpop
10 6 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.28%) GitHub
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.11%) Responsys
14 1 (0.056%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.61%) SAN
2 63 (3.55%) Firewall
3 52 (2.93%) DNS
4 49 (2.76%) VPN
5 39 (2.20%) WAN
6 37 (2.08%) VoIP
7 34 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 27 (1.52%) DHCP
8 27 (1.52%) LAN
9 25 (1.41%) HTTP
10 21 (1.18%) Internet
11 17 (0.96%) SSL
12 15 (0.85%) FTP
12 15 (0.85%) iSCSI
12 15 (0.85%) VLAN
13 13 (0.73%) Intranet
13 13 (0.73%) MPLS
14 10 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (15.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 256 (14.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 200 (11.27%) NoSQL
4 187 (10.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 175 (9.86%) MySQL
5 175 (9.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 173 (9.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 160 (9.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 131 (7.38%) Relational Database
9 128 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 97 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
10 97 (5.46%) MongoDB
11 73 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 67 (3.77%) RDBMS
13 61 (3.44%) Oracle Database
14 51 (2.87%) OLAP
15 49 (2.76%) Big Data
16 36 (2.03%) Hadoop
17 32 (1.80%) OLTP
18 31 (1.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 229 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 206 (11.61%) Visual Studio
3 192 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 130 (7.32%) NUnit
5 52 (2.93%) JIRA
6 48 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 43 (2.42%) Selenium
8 42 (2.37%) Moq
9 36 (2.03%) MSTest
10 31 (1.75%) Subversion
11 30 (1.69%) ReSharper
11 30 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
12 29 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
13 26 (1.46%) Jenkins
14 25 (1.41%) Maven
15 24 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 24 (1.35%) TeamCity
16 21 (1.18%) Eclipse
16 21 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 293 (16.51%) Finance
2 102 (5.75%) Retail
3 85 (4.79%) Marketing
4 82 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 62 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 53 (2.99%) Electronics
7 40 (2.25%) Advertising
8 39 (2.20%) Banking
9 32 (1.80%) Games
10 18 (1.01%) Military
11 17 (0.96%) Automotive
11 17 (0.96%) Back Office
12 15 (0.85%) Billing
12 15 (0.85%) Legal
13 12 (0.68%) Music Industry
14 10 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.39%) German Language
15 7 (0.39%) Publishing
16 6 (0.34%) Front Office
17 5 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1106 (62.31%) Developer
2 630 (35.49%) .NET Developer
3 434 (24.45%) C# Developer
4 304 (17.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 179 (10.08%) Senior Developer
6 174 (9.80%) Analyst
6 174 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 163 (9.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 145 (8.17%) SQL Developer
9 111 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 107 (6.03%) Software Developer
11 99 (5.58%) .NET Software Developer
11 99 (5.58%) DBA
12 98 (5.52%) Senior .NET Developer
13 95 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 86 (4.85%) Senior C# Developer
15 80 (4.51%) Software Engineer
16 73 (4.11%) Junior
17 70 (3.94%) Support Analyst
18 69 (3.89%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1057 (59.55%) .NET
2 764 (43.04%) ASP.NET
3 550 (30.99%) HTML
4 502 (28.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 485 (27.32%) CSS
6 387 (21.80%) AngularJS
7 384 (21.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 366 (20.62%) WCF
9 291 (16.39%) .NET Framework
10 277 (15.61%) Web Services
11 276 (15.55%) jQuery
12 272 (15.32%) RESTful
13 251 (14.14%) Node.js
14 246 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 214 (12.06%) HTML5
16 188 (10.59%) Entity Framework
17 174 (9.80%) KnockoutJS
18 163 (9.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 134 (7.55%) XML
20 127 (7.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 141 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
1 141 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
2 133 (7.49%) Computer Science
3 73 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 68 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 49 (2.76%) Social Media
6 41 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 39 (2.20%) Social Network
8 34 (1.92%) User Experience
9 33 (1.86%) BBC
10 29 (1.63%) iPhone
11 27 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
11 27 (1.52%) Fintech
12 24 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 23 (1.30%) Clustering
13 23 (1.30%) Xbox
14 22 (1.24%) Management Information System
15 21 (1.18%) Replication
16 20 (1.13%) Data Centre
17 18 (1.01%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 325 (18.31%) Windows
2 175 (9.86%) Windows Server
3 92 (5.18%) Linux
4 76 (4.28%) Android
5 61 (3.44%) Unix
6 54 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (2.31%) Apple iOS
9 32 (1.80%) Windows 7
10 19 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 15 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.62%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.51%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.39%) Solaris
14 7 (0.39%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.28%) VMS
17 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.17%) AIX
19 2 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (42.14%) MVC
2 691 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
3 399 (22.48%) TDD
4 266 (14.99%) Scrum
5 251 (14.14%) OO
6 242 (13.63%) Web Application Development
7 232 (13.07%) BDD
7 232 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
8 192 (10.82%) Web Development
9 180 (10.14%) Software Engineering
10 169 (9.52%) Unit Testing
11 131 (7.38%) ETL
12 121 (6.82%) SDLC
13 114 (6.42%) Test Automation
14 113 (6.37%) ITIL
15 108 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
16 101 (5.69%) Mentoring
17 94 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
17 94 (5.30%) Kanban
18 87 (4.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1019 (57.41%) C#
2 826 (46.54%) SQL
3 539 (30.37%) JavaScript
4 284 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 219 (12.34%) Java
6 141 (7.94%) Ruby
7 93 (5.24%) VB.NET
8 90 (5.07%) PowerShell
9 71 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 63 (3.55%) TypeScript
11 53 (2.99%) Shell Script
12 41 (2.31%) C++
13 37 (2.08%) PHP
14 36 (2.03%) VBScript
15 35 (1.97%) VB
16 31 (1.75%) Python
17 30 (1.69%) C
18 25 (1.41%) Objective-C
19 23 (1.30%) XAML
20 21 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 252 (14.20%) Degree
2 116 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (2.37%) MCP
5 32 (1.80%) MCTS
6 25 (1.41%) MCSE
7 24 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
8 21 (1.18%) Security Cleared
9 20 (1.13%) CCNA
9 20 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (1.07%) MCSA
11 17 (0.96%) SC Cleared
12 15 (0.85%) MCITP
12 15 (0.85%) OCP
13 13 (0.73%) CCAA
14 11 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
15 9 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.34%) QA
2 53 (2.99%) SLA
3 30 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 23 (1.30%) PCI DSS
6 19 (1.07%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.68%) HL7
8 11 (0.62%) GDPR
9 8 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.34%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 118 (6.65%) Active Directory
2 76 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (3.27%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.58%) vSphere
5 11 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.39%) Docker
7 7 (0.39%) HDFS
7 7 (0.39%) XenApp
8 4 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.11%) iptables
10 2 (0.11%) pfSense
10 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.056%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.056%) vCloud
11 1 (0.056%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (0.90%) Data Guard
3 15 (0.85%) WSUS
4 14 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 10 (0.56%) Kibana
7 9 (0.51%) Puppet
7 9 (0.51%) SCCM
8 8 (0.45%) Ansible
8 8 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.28%) Oozie
11 4 (0.23%) Dollar Universe
12 3 (0.17%) WMI
13 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.11%) EMC Navisphere
13 2 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 678 (38.20%) Microsoft
2 300 (16.90%) Oracle
3 114 (6.42%) VMware
4 106 (5.97%) SAP
5 67 (3.77%) Citrix
6 65 (3.66%) Google
7 53 (2.99%) Cisco
8 45 (2.54%) Facebook
9 37 (2.08%) Xamarin
10 34 (1.92%) Tableau
11 33 (1.86%) IBM
12 31 (1.75%) Apple
13 30 (1.69%) Sony
13 30 (1.69%) Yahoo!
14 28 (1.58%) HP
15 20 (1.13%) Adobe
16 17 (0.96%) NetApp
16 17 (0.96%) Twitter
17 16 (0.90%) Xerox
18 15 (0.85%) SonicWALL