Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East of England
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 216 812 1,500
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 11.36% 11.59% 13.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.96% 46.37% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 192 729 1,453
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 470 1,751 2,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.71% 24.98% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 381 1,374 2,349
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in the East of England over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 2020. 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
Essex +3 69 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Hertfordshire -5 53 £57,500 +27.78% 27
Cambridgeshire +7 47 £55,000 +15.79% 18
Bedfordshire +1 31 £41,250 -21.43% 6
Norfolk 0 8 £37,500 -2.60% 6
Suffolk -4 8 £57,500 +43.75% 8
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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.

1 136 (62.96%) SQL
2 116 (53.70%) C#
3 112 (51.85%) .NET
4 95 (43.98%) Microsoft
5 84 (38.89%) Azure
6 68 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (30.09%) JavaScript
8 58 (26.85%) ASP.NET
9 57 (26.39%) MVC
10 55 (25.46%) CSS
10 55 (25.46%) HTML
11 53 (24.54%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 44 (20.37%) jQuery
14 42 (19.44%) Git (software)
15 40 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 40 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
16 39 (18.06%) Oracle
17 38 (17.59%) Finance
18 37 (17.13%) MySQL
18 37 (17.13%) ASP.NET Web API
19 36 (16.67%) Analytics
19 36 (16.67%) .NET Core
20 35 (16.20%) AWS
20 35 (16.20%) Degree
21 34 (15.74%) Docker
22 33 (15.28%) AngularJS
22 33 (15.28%) Web Development
23 32 (14.81%) Jenkins
24 30 (13.89%) Self-Motivation

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 19 (8.80%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.48%) IIS
3 13 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (5.56%) Confluence
5 11 (5.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (4.63%) Apache Airflow
6 10 (4.63%) Apache Spark
6 10 (4.63%) Luigi
7 7 (3.24%) CMS
8 5 (2.31%) Apache
8 5 (2.31%) WordPress
9 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.93%) nginx
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.46%) Mule
10 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (3.24%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.93%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.46%) Maximo
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 84 (38.89%) Azure
2 35 (16.20%) AWS
3 20 (9.26%) Power Platform
4 16 (7.41%) Azure Data Factory
5 12 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (5.56%) CloudBees
5 12 (5.56%) OpenShift
6 10 (4.63%) Amazon EMR
6 10 (4.63%) Logic Apps
6 10 (4.63%) Office 365
7 9 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (3.24%) npm
9 5 (2.31%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.85%) PowerApps
10 4 (1.85%) Serverless
11 3 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.39%) IaaS
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.24%) RS-232
2 7 (3.24%) RS-485
3 5 (2.31%) DNS
3 5 (2.31%) Firewall
3 5 (2.31%) IPv4
3 5 (2.31%) IPv6
4 4 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (1.85%) Skype
5 3 (1.39%) DHCP
6 2 (0.93%) NAS
6 2 (0.93%) SAN
6 2 (0.93%) VoIP
7 1 (0.46%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.46%) FTP
7 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.46%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.46%) VLAN
7 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 40 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (17.13%) MySQL
4 27 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (11.57%) Relational Database
6 16 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (7.41%) Power BI
7 15 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (6.48%) Big Data
8 14 (6.48%) Oracle Database
9 13 (6.02%) MariaDB
10 12 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (5.09%) Amazon Redshift
11 11 (5.09%) MS Access
12 10 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (4.63%) Hadoop
12 10 (4.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 32 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 22 (10.19%) JIRA
4 16 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 12 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.63%) Selenium
7 9 (4.17%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (3.70%) GitLab
8 8 (3.70%) Travis CI
9 7 (3.24%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (3.24%) webpack
10 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (1.85%) Cypress.io
13 3 (1.39%) NUnit
14 2 (0.93%) git-flow
14 2 (0.93%) Mocha
14 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
15 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
General
1 38 (17.59%) Finance
2 5 (2.31%) Local Government
2 5 (2.31%) Public Sector
3 4 (1.85%) Games
3 4 (1.85%) Law
3 4 (1.85%) Publishing
4 3 (1.39%) Back Office
4 3 (1.39%) Fire and Rescue
4 3 (1.39%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Retail
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (58.33%) Developer
2 56 (25.93%) .NET Developer
3 45 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 39 (18.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (13.89%) SQL Developer
6 19 (8.80%) Software Developer
6 19 (8.80%) Web Developer
7 18 (8.33%) Analyst
8 14 (6.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 14 (6.48%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.48%) SharePoint Developer
8 14 (6.48%) SQL Server Developer
9 12 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.09%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (5.09%) Data Analyst
11 10 (4.63%) .NET Software Developer
11 10 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.63%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (4.63%) DBA
11 10 (4.63%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (51.85%) .NET
2 58 (26.85%) ASP.NET
3 55 (25.46%) CSS
3 55 (25.46%) HTML
4 44 (20.37%) jQuery
5 37 (17.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 36 (16.67%) .NET Core
7 33 (15.28%) AngularJS
8 26 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (10.19%) Web Services
10 21 (9.72%) RESTful
11 20 (9.26%) .NET Framework
12 18 (8.33%) Node.js
13 16 (7.41%) XML
14 15 (6.94%) HTML5
15 11 (5.09%) JSON
15 11 (5.09%) WPF
16 10 (4.63%) Kafka
16 10 (4.63%) Spark Streaming
17 9 (4.17%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.65%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.41%) User Experience
5 10 (4.63%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.39%) Replication
9 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.93%) Clustering
9 2 (0.93%) Life Science
10 1 (0.46%) Eurex
10 1 (0.46%) LIMS
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
10 1 (0.46%) PACS
10 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.96%) Windows
2 27 (12.50%) Linux
3 15 (6.94%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.48%) CentOS
5 9 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (3.70%) Android
6 8 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.70%) Debian
7 7 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.31%) Fedora
10 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.93%) Unix
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (26.39%) MVC
3 53 (24.54%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (16.67%) Analytics
5 33 (15.28%) Web Development
6 28 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (12.96%) ETL
6 28 (12.96%) SDLC
7 26 (12.04%) DevOps
8 25 (11.57%) Workflow
9 22 (10.19%) E-Commerce
10 19 (8.80%) Computer Science
10 19 (8.80%) Data Integration
10 19 (8.80%) OO
11 18 (8.33%) Scrum
11 18 (8.33%) TDD
12 17 (7.87%) Data Analytics
12 17 (7.87%) Test Automation
13 16 (7.41%) B2B
13 16 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 136 (62.96%) SQL
2 116 (53.70%) C#
3 65 (30.09%) JavaScript
4 28 (12.96%) T-SQL
5 20 (9.26%) Python
6 16 (7.41%) C++
7 15 (6.94%) Java
8 14 (6.48%) PHP
8 14 (6.48%) TypeScript
9 10 (4.63%) Scala
10 9 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.17%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.24%) VB
11 7 (3.24%) VBA
12 6 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.39%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.46%) C
14 1 (0.46%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (16.20%) Degree
2 14 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.09%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.93%) MCITP
6 2 (0.93%) MCSA
7 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB
7 1 (0.46%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.09%) QA
2 8 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.78%) GDPR
4 3 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.39%) SLA
5 1 (0.46%) DICOM
5 1 (0.46%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (15.74%) Docker
2 21 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.48%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.70%) VirtualBox
5 6 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.39%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.70%) Ansible
2 8 (3.70%) Kibana
2 8 (3.70%) logstash
2 8 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.70%) Puppet
3 5 (2.31%) HAProxy
3 5 (2.31%) Icinga
4 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.39%) Terraform
4 3 (1.39%) WSUS
5 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (43.98%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.06%) Oracle
3 18 (8.33%) IBM
4 8 (3.70%) VMware
5 7 (3.24%) JD Edwards
6 6 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.31%) Tableau
7 5 (2.31%) Talend
8 4 (1.85%) Citrix
8 4 (1.85%) Spiceworks
9 3 (1.39%) Cisco
9 3 (1.39%) SAP
9 3 (1.39%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.39%) Zend
10 2 (0.93%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.93%) Cognos
10 2 (0.93%) Nintex
10 2 (0.93%) Northgate
10 2 (0.93%) Veeam
11 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft