Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,673 1,870 1,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.53% 15.41% 14.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.96% 54.76% 53.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,436 1,658 1,782
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,300 £63,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 3,220 3,415 3,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.96% 28.15% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,595 2,851 3,162
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 +2 585 £45,000 - 44
Cambridgeshire -1 425 £45,000 +12.50% 62
Essex 0 299 £42,500 -9.57% 35
Bedfordshire +4 218 £47,500 +26.67% 12
Suffolk -1 105 £42,750 +0.59% 24
Norfolk -7 45 £40,000 +23.08% 21
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 896 (53.56%) C#
2 888 (53.08%) .NET
3 832 (49.73%) SQL
4 651 (38.91%) Microsoft
5 613 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
6 483 (28.87%) ASP.NET
7 436 (26.06%) MVC
8 395 (23.61%) JavaScript
9 392 (23.43%) HTML
10 375 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 324 (19.37%) CSS
12 313 (18.71%) T-SQL
13 309 (18.47%) Windows
14 292 (17.45%) TDD
15 284 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
16 280 (16.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 256 (15.30%) Degree
18 247 (14.76%) Finance
19 245 (14.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 242 (14.47%) ASP.NET Web API
21 238 (14.23%) AngularJS
22 228 (13.63%) .NET Framework
23 221 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
24 216 (12.91%) SQL Server 2016
25 202 (12.07%) Visual Studio
26 200 (11.95%) Oracle
27 187 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
27 187 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
28 186 (11.12%) jQuery
29 185 (11.06%) Web Application Development

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 73 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (3.83%) IIS
3 60 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 51 (3.05%) MS Exchange
5 45 (2.69%) WebSphere
6 44 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 31 (1.85%) JBoss
7 31 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 21 (1.26%) Apache
8 21 (1.26%) Confluence
9 20 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (1.14%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.78%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.66%) CMS
12 11 (0.66%) Umbraco
13 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (0.60%) NServiceBus
14 9 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.48%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 115 (6.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.12%) Weka
6 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.060%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 29 (1.73%) Cognos TM1
4 23 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 16 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.72%) Documaker
8 11 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
9 7 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.24%) assyst
10 4 (0.24%) C-CURE
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.12%) Maximo
11 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.12%) OpenCart
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
12 1 (0.060%) Aareon QL
12 1 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 375 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 187 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (2.75%) GitHub
4 40 (2.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 39 (2.33%) Office 365
6 20 (1.20%) SaaS
7 18 (1.08%) IaaS
8 12 (0.72%) Runscope
9 7 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.36%) Akamai
11 5 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.30%) PaaS
12 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.12%) Serverless
15 1 (0.060%) Adobe Analytics
15 1 (0.060%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.060%) Azure Functions
15 1 (0.060%) Google Play
15 1 (0.060%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.89%) DNS
2 59 (3.53%) Firewall
3 50 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 39 (2.33%) Internet
5 38 (2.27%) DHCP
6 31 (1.85%) HTTP
7 28 (1.67%) SAN
8 27 (1.61%) SSL
9 26 (1.55%) WAN
10 25 (1.49%) FTP
11 21 (1.26%) Network Security
12 18 (1.08%) HTTPS
13 16 (0.96%) SSH
14 15 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (0.78%) IPsec
15 13 (0.78%) SMTP
15 13 (0.78%) Wireless
16 12 (0.72%) LAN
16 12 (0.72%) POP3
16 12 (0.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (16.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 245 (14.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 216 (12.91%) SQL Server 2016
4 161 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 133 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
6 132 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 126 (7.53%) Relational Database
8 115 (6.87%) Power BI
9 108 (6.46%) MongoDB
10 86 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 85 (5.08%) MySQL
11 85 (5.08%) NoSQL
12 58 (3.47%) Oracle Database
13 55 (3.29%) SQL Server 2014
14 54 (3.23%) Big Data
15 40 (2.39%) RDBMS
16 33 (1.97%) RavenDB
17 32 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
18 30 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
19 29 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 202 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 152 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 101 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (4.96%) JIRA
5 53 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 50 (2.99%) NUnit
7 42 (2.51%) Jenkins
8 35 (2.09%) ReSharper
9 28 (1.67%) Subversion
10 27 (1.61%) Selenium
11 23 (1.37%) Ant
12 22 (1.32%) SpecFlow
13 21 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 19 (1.14%) Rational Team Concert
14 19 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
15 18 (1.08%) Eclipse
16 17 (1.02%) JUnit
17 13 (0.78%) Grunt
18 12 (0.72%) Gerrit
18 12 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 247 (14.76%) Finance
2 88 (5.26%) Marketing
3 87 (5.20%) Retail
4 75 (4.48%) Advertising
5 34 (2.03%) Games
6 30 (1.79%) Automotive
7 28 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.08%) Aerospace
9 13 (0.78%) Banking
10 8 (0.48%) Legal
11 7 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.36%) Back Office
12 6 (0.36%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.30%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.24%) German Language
14 4 (0.24%) Law
14 4 (0.24%) Local Government
15 3 (0.18%) Electronics
16 2 (0.12%) Publishing
16 2 (0.12%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 975 (58.28%) Developer
2 492 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 297 (17.75%) C# Developer
4 214 (12.79%) Analyst
5 195 (11.66%) Software Developer
6 186 (11.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 135 (8.07%) SQL Developer
8 121 (7.23%) DBA
9 119 (7.11%) C# Software Developer
10 109 (6.52%) Software Engineer
11 104 (6.22%) Senior Developer
11 104 (6.22%) SQL DBA
12 92 (5.50%) .NET Software Developer
13 89 (5.32%) ASP.NET Developer
14 83 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 73 (4.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 71 (4.24%) Junior
17 69 (4.12%) Lead Developer
18 68 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
19 61 (3.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 888 (53.08%) .NET
2 483 (28.87%) ASP.NET
3 392 (23.43%) HTML
4 324 (19.37%) CSS
5 284 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 242 (14.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 238 (14.23%) AngularJS
8 228 (13.63%) .NET Framework
9 186 (11.12%) jQuery
10 182 (10.88%) Web Services
11 166 (9.92%) RESTful
12 154 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 151 (9.03%) WCF
14 121 (7.23%) WPF
15 120 (7.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 119 (7.11%) HTML5
17 109 (6.52%) XML
18 93 (5.56%) Entity Framework
19 90 (5.38%) KnockoutJS
20 85 (5.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 177 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (8.01%) Computer Science
3 87 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
4 81 (4.84%) User Experience
5 73 (4.36%) Management Information System
6 59 (3.53%) Replication
7 45 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (2.45%) Fintech
9 34 (2.03%) Clustering
9 34 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 30 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
11 29 (1.73%) Data Centre
12 22 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 15 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.84%) EMC VMAX
15 13 (0.78%) Reference Data
15 13 (0.78%) Xbox
16 12 (0.72%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.72%) NHS
17 11 (0.66%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 309 (18.47%) Windows
2 147 (8.79%) Linux
3 116 (6.93%) Windows Server
4 61 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (2.15%) Android
6 36 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (2.15%) Unix
7 35 (2.09%) Windows 7
8 19 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.90%) CentOS
10 14 (0.84%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.72%) Solaris
13 10 (0.60%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.42%) AIX
14 7 (0.42%) VMS
14 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (26.06%) MVC
3 292 (17.45%) TDD
4 221 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
5 187 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
6 185 (11.06%) Web Application Development
7 174 (10.40%) Scrum
8 170 (10.16%) BDD
9 166 (9.92%) Software Engineering
10 138 (8.25%) ETL
11 135 (8.07%) OO
12 129 (7.71%) Web Development
13 128 (7.65%) Dependency Injection
14 120 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
15 112 (6.69%) DevOps
16 103 (6.16%) SDLC
17 101 (6.04%) Analytics
17 101 (6.04%) Microservices
18 98 (5.86%) Performance Tuning
19 90 (5.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 896 (53.56%) C#
2 832 (49.73%) SQL
3 395 (23.61%) JavaScript
4 313 (18.71%) T-SQL
5 173 (10.34%) Java
6 141 (8.43%) PowerShell
7 83 (4.96%) Python
8 61 (3.65%) VBA
9 58 (3.47%) Ruby
10 54 (3.23%) PHP
10 54 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 43 (2.57%) C++
12 41 (2.45%) TypeScript
13 38 (2.27%) C
14 36 (2.15%) PL/SQL
15 33 (1.97%) VB
16 25 (1.49%) Groovy
17 24 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 21 (1.26%) Bash Shell
19 18 (1.08%) F#
Qualifications
1 256 (15.30%) Degree
2 88 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 33 (1.97%) SC Cleared
6 29 (1.73%) MCSE
7 19 (1.14%) CCNA
7 19 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (0.84%) MCP
8 14 (0.84%) MCSA
9 12 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (0.66%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.54%) CCNP
12 9 (0.54%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.54%) ISEB
12 9 (0.54%) MCTS
13 7 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.29%) QA
2 34 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.67%) SLA
4 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.12%) PMO
6 1 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.060%) GDPR
6 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 58 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.99%) Docker
4 31 (1.85%) XenApp
5 29 (1.73%) vSphere
6 24 (1.43%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.78%) VirtualBox
8 12 (0.72%) Samba
9 11 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.24%) HDFS
14 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.18%) NFS
15 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.060%) Firmware
16 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.060%) Squid
Systems Management
1 56 (3.35%) Kibana
2 24 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.26%) Puppet
3 21 (1.26%) WSUS
4 18 (1.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 13 (0.78%) Ansible
5 13 (0.78%) Nagios
6 12 (0.72%) Rancher
6 12 (0.72%) SCCM
6 12 (0.72%) Sysdig
6 12 (0.72%) vRealize
7 10 (0.60%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.42%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.36%) Salt
10 6 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.24%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 651 (38.91%) Microsoft
2 200 (11.95%) Oracle
3 72 (4.30%) VMware
4 62 (3.71%) Google
5 52 (3.11%) Citrix
5 52 (3.11%) IBM
6 48 (2.87%) Facebook
7 43 (2.57%) HP
8 41 (2.45%) Cisco
9 39 (2.33%) Cognos
10 35 (2.09%) Capita
11 32 (1.91%) Red Hat
12 26 (1.55%) Tableau
13 24 (1.43%) Splunk
14 22 (1.32%) AppDynamics
14 22 (1.32%) WorldPay
15 19 (1.14%) EMC
16 16 (0.96%) CommVault
16 16 (0.96%) Xamarin
17 15 (0.90%) McAfee