Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1657 1849 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.74% 14.00% 15.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.48% 51.33% 55.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1452 1687 2204
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 3349 3602 4364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.78% 27.27% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2780 3029 3756
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +1 641 £45,000 - 52
Cambridgeshire -6 385 £43,500 +8.75% 32
Essex +3 281 £42,500 - 21
Bedfordshire -4 138 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Suffolk +4 132 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Norfolk +6 82 £37,500 +7.14% 13
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 967 (58.36%) .NET
2 966 (58.30%) C#
3 768 (46.35%) SQL
4 694 (41.88%) ASP.NET
5 669 (40.37%) Microsoft
6 654 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
7 648 (39.11%) MVC
8 495 (29.87%) JavaScript
9 479 (28.91%) HTML
10 460 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 410 (24.74%) CSS
12 402 (24.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 365 (22.03%) TDD
14 342 (20.64%) WCF
15 340 (20.52%) AngularJS
16 291 (17.56%) T-SQL
17 290 (17.50%) RESTful
18 279 (16.84%) Web Application Development
19 275 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 273 (16.48%) Windows
21 256 (15.45%) jQuery
22 255 (15.39%) SQL Server 2016
23 254 (15.33%) Node.js
24 252 (15.21%) .NET Framework
25 251 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
26 248 (14.97%) Web Services
27 243 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 241 (14.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 239 (14.42%) BDD
30 231 (13.94%) 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
1 101 (6.10%) IIS
2 58 (3.50%) MS Exchange
3 52 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 41 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 37 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (2.17%) JBoss
7 32 (1.93%) CMS
8 28 (1.69%) Apache
9 27 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 18 (1.09%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.72%) NServiceBus
14 11 (0.66%) Kentico
14 11 (0.66%) NetWeaver
15 10 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.54%) Apache Spark
17 8 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
18 7 (0.42%) WebSphere
19 6 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 70 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.30%) SPSS
5 4 (0.24%) EngageOne
6 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 28 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.66%) SAP BPC
6 8 (0.48%) Movex
7 7 (0.42%) assyst
7 7 (0.42%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.24%) BPCS
9 4 (0.24%) Exstream
9 4 (0.24%) FastStats
9 4 (0.24%) SAP SRM
10 3 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.18%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.18%) Unica
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 251 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.29%) Office 365
4 28 (1.69%) SaaS
5 25 (1.51%) Google Play
6 23 (1.39%) IaaS
7 17 (1.03%) PaaS
8 15 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.84%) npm
10 11 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.18%) GitHub
12 3 (0.18%) Silverpop
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.12%) Responsys
13 2 (0.12%) Serverless
14 1 (0.060%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.41%) Firewall
2 72 (4.35%) SAN
3 59 (3.56%) DNS
4 53 (3.20%) VPN
5 40 (2.41%) VoIP
6 39 (2.35%) TCP/IP
7 33 (1.99%) Internet
8 32 (1.93%) DHCP
9 31 (1.87%) HTTP
9 31 (1.87%) WAN
10 20 (1.21%) LAN
11 18 (1.09%) iSCSI
12 15 (0.91%) FTP
12 15 (0.91%) SSL
13 12 (0.72%) VLAN
14 11 (0.66%) MPLS
15 9 (0.54%) Intranet
15 9 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (15.39%) SQL Server 2016
2 243 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 241 (14.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 185 (11.16%) NoSQL
5 165 (9.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 147 (8.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 137 (8.27%) MySQL
8 131 (7.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 121 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 99 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
10 99 (5.97%) Relational Database
11 89 (5.37%) MongoDB
12 52 (3.14%) Power BI
13 49 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
14 42 (2.53%) Oracle Database
15 39 (2.35%) RDBMS
16 37 (2.23%) Big Data
16 37 (2.23%) OLAP
17 33 (1.99%) MS Access
18 28 (1.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 231 (13.94%) Git (software)
2 176 (10.62%) Visual Studio
3 154 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 85 (5.13%) NUnit
5 47 (2.84%) JIRA
6 45 (2.72%) Subversion
7 39 (2.35%) SpecFlow
7 39 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 37 (2.23%) Selenium
9 36 (2.17%) TeamCity
10 35 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
11 32 (1.93%) Moq
12 30 (1.81%) Jenkins
13 27 (1.63%) MSTest
14 24 (1.45%) ReSharper
15 19 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
16 17 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
16 17 (1.03%) webpack
17 15 (0.91%) Maven
18 14 (0.84%) Jasmine
General
1 229 (13.82%) Finance
2 86 (5.19%) Retail
3 66 (3.98%) Advertising
4 60 (3.62%) Marketing
4 60 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 51 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 44 (2.66%) Games
7 26 (1.57%) Electronics
8 21 (1.27%) Military
9 19 (1.15%) Back Office
9 19 (1.15%) Banking
10 18 (1.09%) Automotive
11 16 (0.97%) Legal
11 16 (0.97%) Music Industry
12 12 (0.72%) Billing
13 10 (0.60%) German Language
13 10 (0.60%) Publishing
14 7 (0.42%) French Language
15 5 (0.30%) Law
16 2 (0.12%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1036 (62.52%) Developer
2 579 (34.94%) .NET Developer
3 371 (22.39%) C# Developer
4 246 (14.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 160 (9.66%) Analyst
6 146 (8.81%) Senior Developer
7 135 (8.15%) SQL Developer
8 126 (7.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 125 (7.54%) Software Developer
10 122 (7.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 106 (6.40%) Web Developer
12 92 (5.55%) .NET Software Developer
13 81 (4.89%) DBA
13 81 (4.89%) Software Engineer
14 79 (4.77%) Senior .NET Developer
15 75 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 71 (4.28%) C# Software Developer
17 70 (4.22%) C# Web Developer
18 69 (4.16%) Junior
19 65 (3.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 967 (58.36%) .NET
2 694 (41.88%) ASP.NET
3 479 (28.91%) HTML
4 460 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 410 (24.74%) CSS
6 402 (24.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 342 (20.64%) WCF
8 340 (20.52%) AngularJS
9 290 (17.50%) RESTful
10 275 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 256 (15.45%) jQuery
12 254 (15.33%) Node.js
13 252 (15.21%) .NET Framework
14 248 (14.97%) Web Services
15 204 (12.31%) HTML5
16 191 (11.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 182 (10.98%) KnockoutJS
18 180 (10.86%) Entity Framework
19 144 (8.69%) XML
20 117 (7.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 122 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 108 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 60 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 54 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 54 (3.26%) User Experience
6 42 (2.53%) Social Network
7 41 (2.47%) Social Media
8 37 (2.23%) Client/Server
9 33 (1.99%) BBC
10 30 (1.81%) Replication
11 27 (1.63%) iPhone
11 27 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.39%) Fintech
13 21 (1.27%) Clustering
13 21 (1.27%) Xbox
14 19 (1.15%) Algorithms
15 16 (0.97%) Driving Licence
15 16 (0.97%) Tandem
16 13 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 273 (16.48%) Windows
2 148 (8.93%) Windows Server
3 87 (5.25%) Linux
4 66 (3.98%) Android
5 60 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (3.32%) Unix
7 45 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (2.60%) Windows 7
9 40 (2.41%) Apple iOS
10 22 (1.33%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.42%) Solaris
15 6 (0.36%) AIX
16 5 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.18%) CentOS
19 2 (0.12%) Debian
19 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 648 (39.11%) MVC
3 365 (22.03%) TDD
4 279 (16.84%) Web Application Development
5 239 (14.42%) BDD
6 228 (13.76%) OO
7 222 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
8 198 (11.95%) Scrum
9 165 (9.96%) Web Development
10 149 (8.99%) Unit Testing
11 135 (8.15%) Software Engineering
12 123 (7.42%) ETL
13 108 (6.52%) SDLC
14 99 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
15 98 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
16 97 (5.85%) Test Automation
17 95 (5.73%) ITIL
18 81 (4.89%) ERP
19 80 (4.83%) Dependency Injection
20 78 (4.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 966 (58.30%) C#
2 768 (46.35%) SQL
3 495 (29.87%) JavaScript
4 291 (17.56%) T-SQL
5 169 (10.20%) Ruby
6 158 (9.54%) Java
7 107 (6.46%) PowerShell
8 66 (3.98%) VB.NET
9 54 (3.26%) TypeScript
10 53 (3.20%) PL/SQL
11 43 (2.60%) C++
12 42 (2.53%) Shell Script
13 41 (2.47%) VB
14 39 (2.35%) VBA
15 38 (2.29%) VBScript
16 36 (2.17%) C
17 33 (1.99%) Python
18 27 (1.63%) Objective-C
18 27 (1.63%) PHP
19 24 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 224 (13.52%) Degree
2 87 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 44 (2.66%) MCP
5 23 (1.39%) MCSE
6 21 (1.27%) CCNA
6 21 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
6 21 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
7 20 (1.21%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.03%) MCTS
9 16 (0.97%) SC Cleared
10 15 (0.91%) CCAA
10 15 (0.91%) MCSA
10 15 (0.91%) OCP
11 14 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
12 10 (0.60%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.86%) QA
2 61 (3.68%) SLA
3 36 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.33%) ISO 9001
5 18 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.36%) RosettaNet
9 5 (0.30%) HL7
10 3 (0.18%) GDPR
11 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 107 (6.46%) Active Directory
2 66 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (3.44%) Hyper-V
4 31 (1.87%) vSphere
5 16 (0.97%) Docker
6 9 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (0.48%) XenApp
8 6 (0.36%) HDFS
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.12%) iptables
11 2 (0.12%) NFS
11 2 (0.12%) Samba
11 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.060%) vCloud
12 1 (0.060%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 31 (1.87%) WSUS
2 26 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 24 (1.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 23 (1.39%) Kibana
5 18 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.97%) Data Guard
7 14 (0.84%) Puppet
7 14 (0.84%) SCCM
8 13 (0.78%) Ansible
8 13 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (0.48%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.24%) Dollar Universe
13 4 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.24%) WMI
14 3 (0.18%) EMC Navisphere
14 3 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 669 (40.37%) Microsoft
2 213 (12.85%) Oracle
3 100 (6.04%) VMware
4 82 (4.95%) Google
5 69 (4.16%) SAP
6 60 (3.62%) Citrix
7 54 (3.26%) Cisco
8 50 (3.02%) Facebook
9 41 (2.47%) IBM
10 35 (2.11%) Apple
11 31 (1.87%) Tableau
12 30 (1.81%) HP
12 30 (1.81%) Sony
12 30 (1.81%) Yahoo!
13 24 (1.45%) Adobe
13 24 (1.45%) Cognos
13 24 (1.45%) Xamarin
14 21 (1.27%) NetApp
15 19 (1.15%) Xerox
16 18 (1.09%) SonicWALL