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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 14 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1011 948 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.30% 13.85% 18.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.10% 51.95% 60.76%
Number of salaries quoted 880 830 1324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,925
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1740 1825 2510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.06% 26.66% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1587 2146
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 289 £47,500 +5.55% 35
Cambridgeshire -1 259 £40,000 - 27
Essex +2 197 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Bedfordshire +2 105 £44,750 -0.55% 15
Suffolk +8 100 £41,000 +17.14% 15
Norfolk +8 61 £30,000 -25.00% 4
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1159 (59.41%) .NET
2 1098 (56.28%) C#
3 878 (45.00%) SQL
4 847 (43.41%) ASP.NET
5 827 (42.39%) MVC
6 719 (36.85%) Agile Software Development
7 710 (36.39%) Microsoft
8 613 (31.42%) JavaScript
9 606 (31.06%) HTML
10 532 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 492 (25.22%) CSS
12 465 (23.83%) AngularJS
13 426 (21.83%) TDD
14 409 (20.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 396 (20.30%) Windows
16 363 (18.61%) Oracle
17 348 (17.84%) WCF
18 322 (16.50%) Finance
19 319 (16.35%) .NET Framework
20 298 (15.27%) Java
21 295 (15.12%) T-SQL
22 284 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 281 (14.40%) Scrum
24 263 (13.48%) Visual Studio
24 263 (13.48%) Degree
25 258 (13.22%) jQuery
26 252 (12.92%) RESTful
27 248 (12.71%) HTML5
28 247 (12.66%) Web Services
29 245 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008

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
1 133 (6.82%) IIS
2 90 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 69 (3.54%) Tomcat
4 60 (3.08%) CMS
5 46 (2.36%) MS Exchange
6 43 (2.20%) JBoss
7 35 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (1.54%) Apache
9 28 (1.44%) Apache Spark
10 26 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (0.97%) GlassFish
13 17 (0.87%) Apache Pig
14 16 (0.82%) Kentico
14 16 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (0.82%) Umbraco
15 15 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (0.72%) SAS
17 13 (0.67%) EPiServer
18 12 (0.62%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 72 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.56%) SPSS
6 9 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.15%) Weka
9 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 47 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 38 (1.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.56%) Movex
7 6 (0.31%) SAP R/3
8 5 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.26%) Unica
9 4 (0.21%) FastStats
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.21%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.15%) nopCommerce
10 3 (0.15%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.15%) Sage 50
10 3 (0.15%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.10%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 237 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (2.46%) SaaS
4 41 (2.10%) Office 365
5 27 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (1.08%) PaaS
7 19 (0.97%) IaaS
8 6 (0.31%) iTunes
9 5 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.26%) GitHub
9 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.26%) Silverpop
10 4 (0.21%) Google Play
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.10%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.051%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.051%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.051%) Responsys
13 1 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.77%) Firewall
2 51 (2.61%) DNS
3 50 (2.56%) SAN
4 36 (1.85%) DHCP
5 33 (1.69%) WAN
6 32 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 25 (1.28%) LAN
7 25 (1.28%) VPN
8 22 (1.13%) Internet
8 22 (1.13%) Intranet
9 21 (1.08%) VoIP
10 20 (1.03%) HTTP
11 18 (0.92%) LDAP
12 16 (0.82%) VLAN
13 14 (0.72%) iSCSI
14 10 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (0.46%) Kerberos
15 9 (0.46%) Wireless
16 5 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 245 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 233 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 214 (10.97%) NoSQL
5 193 (9.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 175 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 164 (8.41%) MySQL
8 138 (7.07%) Relational Database
9 112 (5.74%) SQL Server 2016
10 100 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 98 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
12 94 (4.82%) MongoDB
13 84 (4.31%) Oracle Database
14 77 (3.95%) RDBMS
15 73 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
16 60 (3.08%) Big Data
17 49 (2.51%) Hadoop
18 42 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
19 41 (2.10%) OLAP
20 37 (1.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 263 (13.48%) Visual Studio
2 233 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 227 (11.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 147 (7.53%) NUnit
5 74 (3.79%) JIRA
6 60 (3.08%) SpecFlow
7 54 (2.77%) Selenium
8 50 (2.56%) Maven
8 50 (2.56%) MSTest
9 36 (1.85%) Moq
9 36 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 35 (1.79%) Jenkins
11 29 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
12 28 (1.44%) Ant
13 27 (1.38%) ReSharper
14 24 (1.23%) Subversion
15 23 (1.18%) TeamCity
16 19 (0.97%) JUnit
16 19 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 19 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 322 (16.50%) Finance
2 90 (4.61%) Retail
3 83 (4.25%) Marketing
4 65 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 56 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 53 (2.72%) Electronics
7 47 (2.41%) Banking
8 33 (1.69%) Legal
9 22 (1.13%) Advertising
10 20 (1.03%) Games
11 19 (0.97%) Automotive
11 19 (0.97%) Music Industry
12 13 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.62%) Publishing
14 10 (0.51%) Back Office
15 8 (0.41%) Billing
15 8 (0.41%) Military
16 6 (0.31%) Front Office
16 6 (0.31%) Law
17 4 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1248 (63.97%) Developer
2 673 (34.50%) .NET Developer
3 506 (25.94%) C# Developer
4 340 (17.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 223 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 209 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 182 (9.33%) Senior Developer
8 169 (8.66%) SQL Developer
9 146 (7.48%) Analyst
10 130 (6.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 117 (6.00%) DBA
12 107 (5.48%) Software Developer
13 99 (5.07%) Administrator
13 99 (5.07%) Web Developer
14 98 (5.02%) Java Developer
15 93 (4.77%) .NET Software Developer
16 89 (4.56%) Senior .NET Developer
17 86 (4.41%) Programmer
18 80 (4.10%) Senior C# Developer
19 71 (3.64%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1159 (59.41%) .NET
2 847 (43.41%) ASP.NET
3 606 (31.06%) HTML
4 532 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 492 (25.22%) CSS
6 465 (23.83%) AngularJS
7 409 (20.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 348 (17.84%) WCF
9 319 (16.35%) .NET Framework
10 258 (13.22%) jQuery
11 252 (12.92%) RESTful
12 248 (12.71%) HTML5
13 247 (12.66%) Web Services
14 228 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 210 (10.76%) Entity Framework
16 207 (10.61%) Node.js
17 191 (9.79%) KnockoutJS
18 172 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 141 (7.23%) CSS3
20 127 (6.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 162 (8.30%) Computer Science
2 150 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 139 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (3.18%) Mobile App
6 54 (2.77%) Social Media
7 37 (1.90%) Fintech
8 34 (1.74%) BBC
9 31 (1.59%) Clustering
10 29 (1.49%) Data Centre
11 24 (1.23%) Management Information System
11 24 (1.23%) Replication
12 23 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
12 23 (1.18%) iPad
13 22 (1.13%) Xbox
14 19 (0.97%) NHS
15 18 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (0.92%) Social Network
16 17 (0.87%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.87%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 396 (20.30%) Windows
2 190 (9.74%) Windows Server
3 138 (7.07%) Linux
4 84 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (4.05%) Android
6 77 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 62 (3.18%) Unix
9 34 (1.74%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.18%) Windows 10
11 20 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.67%) CentOS
13 12 (0.62%) Solaris
13 12 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.26%) Debian
15 5 (0.26%) VMS
15 5 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 827 (42.39%) MVC
2 719 (36.85%) Agile Software Development
3 426 (21.83%) TDD
4 281 (14.40%) Scrum
5 230 (11.79%) OO
6 219 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
7 218 (11.17%) BDD
7 218 (11.17%) Web Application Development
8 217 (11.12%) Web Development
9 183 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 168 (8.61%) Unit Testing
11 131 (6.71%) ETL
12 128 (6.56%) SDLC
13 114 (5.84%) CRM
14 112 (5.74%) ITIL
14 112 (5.74%) Mentoring
15 111 (5.69%) Test Automation
16 104 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
17 96 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
18 91 (4.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1098 (56.28%) C#
2 878 (45.00%) SQL
3 613 (31.42%) JavaScript
4 298 (15.27%) Java
5 295 (15.12%) T-SQL
6 139 (7.12%) VB.NET
7 127 (6.51%) Ruby
8 107 (5.48%) PowerShell
9 79 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 51 (2.61%) TypeScript
11 49 (2.51%) Shell Script
12 47 (2.41%) PHP
13 45 (2.31%) VB
14 40 (2.05%) Python
15 37 (1.90%) C++
16 35 (1.79%) VBScript
17 27 (1.38%) C
18 25 (1.28%) XAML
19 20 (1.03%) Perl
20 18 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 263 (13.48%) Degree
2 138 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (2.15%) MCP
5 38 (1.95%) MCSE
6 31 (1.59%) MCSA
6 31 (1.59%) MCTS
7 30 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 27 (1.38%) MCITP
9 26 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
10 25 (1.28%) Security Cleared
11 20 (1.03%) OCP
12 19 (0.97%) SC Cleared
13 18 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (0.77%) CCNA
14 15 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.62%) CCAA
15 12 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
16 10 (0.51%) PMI Certification
17 9 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.02%) QA
2 55 (2.82%) SLA
3 20 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.62%) HL7
7 11 (0.56%) GDPR
8 4 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 14000
10 1 (0.051%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 121 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 68 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.87%) vSphere
5 11 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.36%) vCloud
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.21%) HDFS
9 4 (0.21%) iptables
9 4 (0.21%) pfSense
9 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.15%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.10%) Docker
11 2 (0.10%) XenApp
12 1 (0.051%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 36 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (0.97%) Data Guard
4 18 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.77%) Puppet
6 8 (0.41%) Oozie
6 8 (0.41%) SCOM
7 7 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (0.36%) SCCM
8 5 (0.26%) Ansible
9 4 (0.21%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.21%) EMC Navisphere
9 4 (0.21%) Kibana
9 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.21%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.15%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.10%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 710 (36.39%) Microsoft
2 363 (18.61%) Oracle
3 101 (5.18%) SAP
4 99 (5.07%) VMware
5 53 (2.72%) Tableau
6 52 (2.67%) Citrix
7 51 (2.61%) Xamarin
8 50 (2.56%) Google
9 46 (2.36%) Apple
10 42 (2.15%) Cisco
11 40 (2.05%) Facebook
12 33 (1.69%) Sony
12 33 (1.69%) Yahoo!
13 29 (1.49%) Red Hat
14 26 (1.33%) HP
15 24 (1.23%) IBM
16 14 (0.72%) SonicWALL
17 13 (0.67%) Veeam
18 12 (0.62%) Twitter
19 11 (0.56%) Sitecore
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (Including bonuses)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + bonuses + career progre
Posted: 2 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago