Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 14 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1942 2030 2974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.60% 14.37% 18.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.41% 53.66% 60.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1713 1793 2656
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 3505 3783 4953
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.16% 26.78% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2906 3186 4194
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 0 619 £47,500 +5.56% 34
Cambridgeshire -5 452 £40,000 - 41
Essex 0 370 £47,500 +18.75% 22
Bedfordshire +3 230 £37,500 -16.67% 16
Suffolk +7 149 £42,500 +21.43% 10
Norfolk +15 125 £32,500 -7.14% 8
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1158 (59.63%) .NET
2 1102 (56.75%) C#
3 863 (44.44%) SQL
4 837 (43.10%) ASP.NET
5 824 (42.43%) MVC
6 739 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
7 712 (36.66%) Microsoft
8 607 (31.26%) HTML
9 605 (31.15%) JavaScript
10 533 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 505 (26.00%) CSS
12 447 (23.02%) AngularJS
13 420 (21.63%) TDD
14 410 (21.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 384 (19.77%) Windows
16 354 (18.23%) WCF
17 353 (18.18%) Oracle
18 320 (16.48%) Finance
19 316 (16.27%) .NET Framework
20 290 (14.93%) T-SQL
21 288 (14.83%) Scrum
22 283 (14.57%) Java
23 274 (14.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 273 (14.06%) Degree
25 264 (13.59%) jQuery
26 259 (13.34%) RESTful
27 252 (12.98%) Web Services
28 249 (12.82%) Visual Studio
29 243 (12.51%) Microsoft Azure
30 242 (12.46%) Git (software)

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
1 134 (6.90%) IIS
2 75 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 75 (3.86%) Tomcat
3 61 (3.14%) CMS
4 46 (2.37%) MS Exchange
5 45 (2.32%) JBoss
6 33 (1.70%) Apache
6 33 (1.70%) Apache Spark
7 30 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 23 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (1.13%) Kentico
10 17 (0.88%) GlassFish
10 17 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (0.82%) Apache Pig
12 14 (0.72%) Umbraco
13 13 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.67%) NetWeaver
14 12 (0.62%) EPiServer
15 11 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 79 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.41%) SPSS
6 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 45 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.41%) Movex
5 8 (0.41%) SAP BPC
6 7 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.36%) Unica
7 6 (0.31%) FastStats
7 6 (0.31%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.15%) nopCommerce
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.15%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.15%) Sage 50
9 3 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.10%) assyst
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 243 (12.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (2.37%) SaaS
4 35 (1.80%) Office 365
5 27 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.98%) IaaS
6 19 (0.98%) PaaS
7 7 (0.36%) Google Play
7 7 (0.36%) Silverpop
8 6 (0.31%) iTunes
9 5 (0.26%) GitHub
9 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.10%) Responsys
13 1 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.68%) Firewall
2 50 (2.57%) DNS
2 50 (2.57%) SAN
3 35 (1.80%) DHCP
4 34 (1.75%) WAN
5 31 (1.60%) VPN
6 29 (1.49%) TCP/IP
7 26 (1.34%) LAN
8 25 (1.29%) Internet
9 21 (1.08%) VoIP
10 18 (0.93%) HTTP
11 15 (0.77%) Intranet
11 15 (0.77%) LDAP
11 15 (0.77%) VLAN
12 13 (0.67%) iSCSI
13 10 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (0.46%) Wireless
15 8 (0.41%) SSL
16 6 (0.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (14.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 237 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 220 (11.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 219 (11.28%) NoSQL
5 185 (9.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 176 (9.06%) MySQL
7 173 (8.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 139 (7.16%) Relational Database
9 134 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
10 112 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 101 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
12 98 (5.05%) MongoDB
13 81 (4.17%) Oracle Database
14 76 (3.91%) RDBMS
15 62 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
16 61 (3.14%) Big Data
17 50 (2.57%) Hadoop
18 48 (2.47%) OLAP
19 42 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
20 36 (1.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 249 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 242 (12.46%) Git (software)
3 226 (11.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 149 (7.67%) NUnit
5 74 (3.81%) JIRA
6 59 (3.04%) SpecFlow
7 51 (2.63%) Selenium
8 50 (2.57%) MSTest
9 49 (2.52%) Maven
10 44 (2.27%) Moq
11 34 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
12 32 (1.65%) Jenkins
12 32 (1.65%) ReSharper
12 32 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
13 27 (1.39%) Ant
14 25 (1.29%) Subversion
15 23 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 22 (1.13%) Eclipse
17 20 (1.03%) TeamCity
18 19 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 320 (16.48%) Finance
2 103 (5.30%) Retail
3 88 (4.53%) Marketing
4 68 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 61 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 54 (2.78%) Electronics
7 45 (2.32%) Banking
8 30 (1.54%) Advertising
9 29 (1.49%) Legal
10 23 (1.18%) Games
11 16 (0.82%) Automotive
12 15 (0.77%) Music Industry
13 13 (0.67%) Back Office
13 13 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.67%) Publishing
14 11 (0.57%) Military
15 8 (0.41%) Billing
16 6 (0.31%) Front Office
16 6 (0.31%) German Language
17 5 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 1232 (63.44%) Developer
2 683 (35.17%) .NET Developer
3 517 (26.62%) C# Developer
4 359 (18.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 225 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 213 (10.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 183 (9.42%) Senior Developer
8 166 (8.55%) SQL Developer
9 161 (8.29%) Analyst
10 120 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 117 (6.02%) Software Developer
12 111 (5.72%) DBA
13 107 (5.51%) Web Developer
14 103 (5.30%) .NET Software Developer
15 97 (4.99%) Senior .NET Developer
16 93 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
17 88 (4.53%) Java Developer
18 86 (4.43%) Administrator
19 77 (3.96%) Programmer
20 75 (3.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1158 (59.63%) .NET
2 837 (43.10%) ASP.NET
3 607 (31.26%) HTML
4 533 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 505 (26.00%) CSS
6 447 (23.02%) AngularJS
7 410 (21.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 354 (18.23%) WCF
9 316 (16.27%) .NET Framework
10 264 (13.59%) jQuery
11 259 (13.34%) RESTful
12 252 (12.98%) Web Services
13 242 (12.46%) HTML5
14 236 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 216 (11.12%) Node.js
16 215 (11.07%) Entity Framework
17 186 (9.58%) KnockoutJS
18 167 (8.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 136 (7.00%) CSS3
20 128 (6.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 167 (8.60%) Computer Science
2 147 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
3 141 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 54 (2.78%) Social Media
7 37 (1.91%) Fintech
8 34 (1.75%) BBC
9 31 (1.60%) Clustering
10 26 (1.34%) Social Network
11 25 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
12 24 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 24 (1.24%) Replication
13 23 (1.18%) Xbox
14 21 (1.08%) Data Centre
15 19 (0.98%) Driving Licence
15 19 (0.98%) NHS
15 19 (0.98%) User Experience
16 18 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 384 (19.77%) Windows
2 183 (9.42%) Windows Server
3 122 (6.28%) Linux
4 77 (3.96%) Android
5 74 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (3.04%) Apple iOS
8 58 (2.99%) Unix
9 33 (1.70%) Windows 7
10 22 (1.13%) Windows 10
11 15 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.62%) Solaris
12 12 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.46%) CentOS
14 9 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.36%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.31%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.26%) VMS
18 4 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 824 (42.43%) MVC
2 739 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
3 420 (21.63%) TDD
4 288 (14.83%) Scrum
5 236 (12.15%) OO
6 226 (11.64%) Web Application Development
7 225 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
8 223 (11.48%) BDD
9 217 (11.17%) Web Development
10 193 (9.94%) Software Engineering
11 176 (9.06%) Unit Testing
12 139 (7.16%) ETL
13 126 (6.49%) SDLC
14 117 (6.02%) CRM
15 113 (5.82%) ITIL
16 112 (5.77%) Test Automation
17 111 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
18 106 (5.46%) Mentoring
19 94 (4.84%) DevOps
20 91 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1102 (56.75%) C#
2 863 (44.44%) SQL
3 605 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 290 (14.93%) T-SQL
5 283 (14.57%) Java
6 131 (6.75%) VB.NET
7 128 (6.59%) Ruby
8 103 (5.30%) PowerShell
9 80 (4.12%) PL/SQL
10 57 (2.94%) TypeScript
11 46 (2.37%) Shell Script
12 43 (2.21%) PHP
13 42 (2.16%) Python
14 40 (2.06%) C++
14 40 (2.06%) VB
14 40 (2.06%) VBScript
15 28 (1.44%) C
16 25 (1.29%) XAML
17 23 (1.18%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 273 (14.06%) Degree
2 140 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (2.32%) MCP
5 37 (1.91%) MCSE
6 33 (1.70%) MCSA
7 30 (1.54%) MCTS
8 28 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
9 26 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (1.29%) MCITP
11 24 (1.24%) Security Cleared
12 19 (0.98%) OCP
13 17 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (0.88%) SC Cleared
14 14 (0.72%) CCNA
14 14 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.62%) CCAA
15 12 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
16 9 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.79%) QA
2 56 (2.88%) SLA
3 22 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.67%) HL7
8 11 (0.57%) GDPR
9 5 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.051%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 114 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 69 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.88%) vSphere
5 9 (0.46%) HDFS
5 9 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.26%) vCloud
6 5 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.21%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.15%) Docker
8 3 (0.15%) iptables
8 3 (0.15%) pfSense
8 3 (0.15%) XenApp
9 1 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.051%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 18 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.77%) Puppet
5 9 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (0.36%) Ansible
7 7 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (0.36%) Oozie
7 7 (0.36%) SCCM
8 6 (0.31%) SCOM
9 5 (0.26%) EMC Navisphere
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.21%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.15%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.10%) Kibana
12 2 (0.10%) Perfmon
12 2 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 712 (36.66%) Microsoft
2 353 (18.18%) Oracle
3 99 (5.10%) SAP
3 99 (5.10%) VMware
4 54 (2.78%) Citrix
5 53 (2.73%) Google
6 49 (2.52%) Tableau
7 48 (2.47%) Xamarin
8 43 (2.21%) Apple
9 42 (2.16%) Facebook
10 38 (1.96%) Cisco
11 32 (1.65%) Sony
11 32 (1.65%) Yahoo!
12 26 (1.34%) IBM
13 23 (1.18%) HP
14 21 (1.08%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.82%) Twitter
16 14 (0.72%) SonicWALL
17 13 (0.67%) Adobe
18 12 (0.62%) Pega
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