Period
to 15 September 2019

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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 809 1,558 1,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.44% 13.98% 15.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.10% 51.08% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 685 1,325 1,554
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1,755 3,050 3,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.82% 27.37% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,384 2,430 2,756
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 15 September 2019.

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 15 September 2019. 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 +4 344 £45,000 - 62
Cambridgeshire -10 161 £45,000 - 41
Bedfordshire +1 131 £52,500 +10.53% 18
Essex -11 91 £40,000 -5.88% 24
Suffolk -4 46 £36,000 -17.24% 23
Norfolk -1 37 £38,132 -0.59% 11
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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.

1 461 (56.98%) SQL
2 441 (54.51%) Microsoft
3 357 (44.13%) C#
4 342 (42.27%) .NET
5 262 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
6 256 (31.64%) Azure
7 213 (26.33%) JavaScript
8 176 (21.76%) ASP.NET
9 165 (20.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 156 (19.28%) HTML
11 154 (19.04%) Windows
12 153 (18.91%) MVC
13 149 (18.42%) ETL
14 147 (18.17%) CSS
15 145 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
16 139 (17.18%) T-SQL
17 132 (16.32%) Oracle
18 130 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
19 126 (15.57%) AWS
20 125 (15.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 121 (14.96%) Finance
22 115 (14.22%) Power Platform
23 113 (13.97%) Power BI
24 103 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
25 101 (12.48%) Degree
26 99 (12.24%) Windows Server
26 99 (12.24%) Relational Database
27 93 (11.50%) Visual Studio
28 92 (11.37%) Active Directory
28 92 (11.37%) .NET Framework

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 81 (10.01%) SharePoint
2 41 (5.07%) IIS
2 41 (5.07%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.73%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.61%) Apache
5 12 (1.48%) CMS
6 11 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.24%) NServiceBus
8 8 (0.99%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.87%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.74%) WordPress
11 5 (0.62%) Confluence
11 5 (0.62%) JBoss
12 3 (0.37%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.62%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.49%) FastStats
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.25%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.12%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 256 (31.64%) Azure
2 126 (15.57%) AWS
3 115 (14.22%) Power Platform
4 57 (7.05%) Office 365
5 33 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
6 21 (2.60%) GCP
7 19 (2.35%) SaaS
8 15 (1.85%) OneDrive
9 12 (1.48%) OpenShift
9 12 (1.48%) PaaS
10 11 (1.36%) AWS IoT
10 11 (1.36%) npm
11 9 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
11 9 (1.11%) IaaS
12 7 (0.87%) GitHub
12 7 (0.87%) Serverless
13 4 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.49%) Azure Stack
13 4 (0.49%) Responsys
14 3 (0.37%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.82%) Firewall
2 26 (3.21%) DNS
2 26 (3.21%) LAN
3 23 (2.84%) WAN
4 19 (2.35%) DHCP
4 19 (2.35%) HTTP
4 19 (2.35%) VLAN
5 16 (1.98%) SAN
6 11 (1.36%) BIG-IP
6 11 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (1.36%) FabricPath
6 11 (1.36%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.11%) Skype
8 7 (0.87%) MPLS
8 7 (0.87%) Network Security
8 7 (0.87%) SSL
9 6 (0.74%) Internet
10 5 (0.62%) NAS
11 4 (0.49%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (20.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 125 (15.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 113 (13.97%) Power BI
4 99 (12.24%) Relational Database
5 81 (10.01%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (8.16%) MySQL
8 56 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 53 (6.55%) RDBMS
10 49 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
11 38 (4.70%) BusinessObjects
12 36 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (3.83%) NoSQL
14 29 (3.58%) SSDT
15 25 (3.09%) Data Lake
16 24 (2.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 24 (2.97%) MongoDB
17 20 (2.47%) PowerPivot
18 18 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
18 18 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 93 (11.50%) Visual Studio
2 89 (11.00%) Git (software)
3 70 (8.65%) JIRA
4 44 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (3.21%) NUnit
6 24 (2.97%) TeamCity
7 23 (2.84%) Zephyr
8 22 (2.72%) Subversion
9 21 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 19 (2.35%) Selenium
11 17 (2.10%) Jenkins
11 17 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (1.36%) webpack
14 10 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.87%) MSTest
15 7 (0.87%) TortoiseSVN
15 7 (0.87%) Visual Studio Code
16 6 (0.74%) Moq
General
1 121 (14.96%) Finance
2 56 (6.92%) Retail
3 29 (3.58%) Public Sector
4 26 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.10%) Marketing
5 17 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.11%) Legal
7 5 (0.62%) Local Government
8 4 (0.49%) Billing
9 3 (0.37%) Banking
10 2 (0.25%) Back Office
10 2 (0.25%) Games
10 2 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Police
Job Titles
1 405 (50.06%) Developer
2 163 (20.15%) C# Developer
3 155 (19.16%) Analyst
4 154 (19.04%) .NET Developer
5 115 (14.22%) SQL Developer
6 96 (11.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 94 (11.62%) Software Developer
8 62 (7.66%) .NET Software Developer
9 56 (6.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 53 (6.55%) C# Software Developer
11 50 (6.18%) Web Developer
12 48 (5.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 48 (5.93%) DBA
13 40 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
13 40 (4.94%) Junior
14 38 (4.70%) Junior Developer
15 36 (4.45%) Administrator
16 35 (4.33%) Applications Support
16 35 (4.33%) Software Engineer
17 33 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (42.27%) .NET
2 176 (21.76%) ASP.NET
3 156 (19.28%) HTML
4 147 (18.17%) CSS
5 92 (11.37%) .NET Framework
5 92 (11.37%) AngularJS
6 91 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 79 (9.77%) jQuery
8 76 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (6.92%) Entity Framework
9 56 (6.92%) Web Services
10 49 (6.06%) XML
11 48 (5.93%) .NET Core
12 46 (5.69%) React
12 46 (5.69%) WPF
13 40 (4.94%) HTML5
14 34 (4.20%) JSON
15 31 (3.83%) Node.js
16 30 (3.71%) WCF
17 27 (3.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 40 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (3.83%) Life Science
4 31 (3.83%) User Experience
5 25 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (2.47%) Replication
7 12 (1.48%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (1.11%) Renewable Energy
9 6 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.74%) Thin Client
9 6 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.62%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.62%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.62%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.37%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.37%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 154 (19.04%) Windows
2 99 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 76 (9.39%) Linux
4 36 (4.45%) Unix
5 24 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.73%) CentOS
8 14 (1.73%) SUSE
9 13 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.24%) Android
11 5 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.49%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.25%) Fedora
14 2 (0.25%) VMS
14 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (18.91%) MVC
3 149 (18.42%) ETL
4 145 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
5 130 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
6 90 (11.12%) E-Commerce
7 88 (10.88%) Scrum
8 83 (10.26%) Data Modelling
9 76 (9.39%) Analytics
10 73 (9.02%) Web Development
11 72 (8.90%) DevOps
11 72 (8.90%) ITIL
12 68 (8.41%) OO
13 65 (8.03%) SDLC
14 62 (7.66%) Migration
14 62 (7.66%) TDD
15 59 (7.29%) CRM
16 57 (7.05%) Software Engineering
17 51 (6.30%) Test Automation
17 51 (6.30%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 461 (56.98%) SQL
2 357 (44.13%) C#
3 213 (26.33%) JavaScript
4 139 (17.18%) T-SQL
5 91 (11.25%) PowerShell
6 67 (8.28%) Python
7 50 (6.18%) Java
7 50 (6.18%) TypeScript
8 38 (4.70%) PHP
9 37 (4.57%) VB.NET
10 32 (3.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 32 (3.96%) VBA
11 26 (3.21%) VB
12 21 (2.60%) VBScript
13 17 (2.10%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.98%) C++
15 14 (1.73%) Scala
16 13 (1.61%) Ruby
17 12 (1.48%) C
18 10 (1.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (12.48%) Degree
2 49 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (2.35%) ISTQB
5 19 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (1.98%) MCSA
7 13 (1.61%) CCNA
7 13 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.24%) MCP
9 8 (0.99%) HND
9 8 (0.99%) MCSE
10 7 (0.87%) MBCS
11 6 (0.74%) HNC
12 5 (0.62%) ISEB
12 5 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.37%) MCSD
13 3 (0.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.69%) QA
2 36 (4.45%) SLA
3 21 (2.60%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.49%) GDPR
6 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 92 (11.37%) Active Directory
2 59 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (5.56%) Docker
3 45 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 32 (3.96%) vSphere
5 11 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (1.36%) HDFS
5 11 (1.36%) KVM
5 11 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (1.36%) VMware NSX
6 6 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.37%) XenApp
9 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.25%) SRDF
9 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (4.08%) SCCM
2 23 (2.84%) SCOM
3 18 (2.22%) Ansible
3 18 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.22%) Puppet
4 13 (1.61%) Oozie
4 13 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.61%) Terraform
5 12 (1.48%) Foglight
5 12 (1.48%) LiteSpeed
5 12 (1.48%) SCOrch
6 11 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
6 11 (1.36%) Hadoop YARN
6 11 (1.36%) vRealize
7 9 (1.11%) WSUS
8 8 (0.99%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.62%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.49%) Grafana
11 3 (0.37%) Graphite
11 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 441 (54.51%) Microsoft
2 132 (16.32%) Oracle
3 90 (11.12%) VMware
4 39 (4.82%) Cisco
5 35 (4.33%) Google
6 28 (3.46%) Xamarin
7 25 (3.09%) Tableau
8 24 (2.97%) IBM
9 21 (2.60%) Talend
10 15 (1.85%) Logi
10 15 (1.85%) Logi Analytics
11 14 (1.73%) Atlassian
12 13 (1.61%) Citrix
13 12 (1.48%) Dell
14 11 (1.36%) F5
15 9 (1.11%) RedGate
16 8 (0.99%) MuleSoft
17 7 (0.87%) Meraki
17 7 (0.87%) SonicWALL
17 7 (0.87%) Veeam