Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,296 1,639 1,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.10% 13.64% 14.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.51% 48.65% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 1,439 1,679
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £29,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 2,566 3,369 3,592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.94% 28.04% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,049 2,800 3,012
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,200 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -2 487 £45,500 +1.11% 52
Cambridgeshire +4 286 £45,000 - 62
Essex -1 236 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Bedfordshire +3 167 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Suffolk -2 90 £40,000 -11.11% 24
Norfolk -4 30 £38,000 +1.33% 17
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 704 (54.32%) SQL
2 692 (53.40%) C#
3 652 (50.31%) .NET
4 599 (46.22%) Microsoft
5 498 (38.43%) Agile Software Development
6 383 (29.55%) ASP.NET
7 364 (28.09%) JavaScript
8 351 (27.08%) HTML
9 328 (25.31%) MVC
10 293 (22.61%) CSS
11 279 (21.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 266 (20.52%) Windows
13 262 (20.22%) T-SQL
14 216 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 210 (16.20%) Finance
16 203 (15.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 194 (14.97%) AngularJS
18 193 (14.89%) TDD
19 192 (14.81%) Visual Studio
20 183 (14.12%) Oracle
21 175 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
22 174 (13.43%) Degree
23 170 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
24 166 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
25 160 (12.35%) Scrum
26 159 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
27 157 (12.11%) ASP.NET Web API
28 154 (11.88%) Web Services
29 152 (11.73%) jQuery
30 147 (11.34%) Java

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 82 (6.33%) IIS
2 50 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 47 (3.63%) MS Exchange
4 42 (3.24%) Tomcat
5 37 (2.85%) JBoss
6 36 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 27 (2.08%) Apache
8 23 (1.77%) CMS
9 21 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (1.47%) Apache Spark
10 19 (1.47%) Confluence
10 19 (1.47%) Umbraco
11 12 (0.93%) NServiceBus
12 10 (0.77%) Apache Geronimo
12 10 (0.77%) GlassFish
12 10 (0.77%) Traefik
12 10 (0.77%) WordPress
13 8 (0.62%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.62%) Kentico
13 8 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 62 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.77%) Weka
6 8 (0.62%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 13 (1.00%) Cognos TM1
4 13 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 11 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.54%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.54%) Sage 200
7 7 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.31%) C-CURE
10 2 (0.15%) BPCS
10 2 (0.15%) Odoo
10 2 (0.15%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.15%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.15%) Sage CRM
11 1 (0.077%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 279 (21.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (3.78%) Office 365
4 28 (2.16%) Azure Data Factory
5 23 (1.77%) GitHub
6 22 (1.70%) SaaS
7 13 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.46%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.46%) Serverless
9 5 (0.39%) Azure Functions
9 5 (0.39%) IaaS
10 4 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.31%) Trello
11 3 (0.23%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.15%) PaaS
13 1 (0.077%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.077%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.077%) Google Play
13 1 (0.077%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 85 (6.56%) Firewall
2 60 (4.63%) TCP/IP
3 42 (3.24%) DNS
4 39 (3.01%) WAN
5 37 (2.85%) LAN
6 32 (2.47%) HTTP
7 29 (2.24%) VPN
8 24 (1.85%) Internet
8 24 (1.85%) VLAN
9 21 (1.62%) Wireless
10 17 (1.31%) Network Security
11 16 (1.23%) BGP
11 16 (1.23%) DHCP
12 15 (1.16%) SAN
13 12 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
14 11 (0.85%) VoIP
15 9 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.69%) DMZ
16 8 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 203 (15.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 142 (10.96%) Relational Database
4 122 (9.41%) MySQL
5 116 (8.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 109 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
6 109 (8.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 88 (6.79%) Power BI
8 83 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 79 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
10 74 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 69 (5.32%) MongoDB
12 53 (4.09%) NoSQL
13 50 (3.86%) RDBMS
14 47 (3.63%) Big Data
15 35 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
16 32 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
17 28 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
17 28 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 25 (1.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 192 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 121 (9.34%) Git (software)
3 96 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 91 (7.02%) JIRA
5 48 (3.70%) Subversion
6 42 (3.24%) Jenkins
7 39 (3.01%) NUnit
8 34 (2.62%) TeamCity
9 31 (2.39%) Ant
10 25 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 23 (1.77%) Gradle
11 23 (1.77%) Maven
12 17 (1.31%) MSTest
12 17 (1.31%) SpecFlow
13 15 (1.16%) WatiN
14 14 (1.08%) Selenium
14 14 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 13 (1.00%) Eclipse
15 13 (1.00%) Hudson
15 13 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 210 (16.20%) Finance
2 61 (4.71%) Retail
3 51 (3.94%) Marketing
4 28 (2.16%) Advertising
5 24 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.62%) Games
7 18 (1.39%) Automotive
8 17 (1.31%) Back Office
9 13 (1.00%) Banking
10 12 (0.93%) Legal
11 10 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.69%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.62%) Local Government
14 6 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.31%) Electronics
15 4 (0.31%) Romanian Language
15 4 (0.31%) Russian Language
16 3 (0.23%) Military
16 3 (0.23%) Publishing
17 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 750 (57.87%) Developer
2 298 (22.99%) .NET Developer
3 239 (18.44%) C# Developer
4 170 (13.12%) Software Developer
5 153 (11.81%) Analyst
6 144 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 124 (9.57%) SQL Developer
8 108 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
9 84 (6.48%) Web Developer
10 83 (6.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 82 (6.33%) Senior Developer
12 71 (5.48%) .NET Software Developer
13 70 (5.40%) ASP.NET Developer
14 69 (5.32%) SQL Server Developer
15 66 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
16 56 (4.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 55 (4.24%) Software Engineer
18 52 (4.01%) Consultant
18 52 (4.01%) Support Analyst
19 51 (3.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 652 (50.31%) .NET
2 383 (29.55%) ASP.NET
3 351 (27.08%) HTML
4 293 (22.61%) CSS
5 194 (14.97%) AngularJS
6 159 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 157 (12.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 154 (11.88%) Web Services
9 152 (11.73%) jQuery
10 140 (10.80%) .NET Framework
11 138 (10.65%) XML
12 99 (7.64%) WCF
13 91 (7.02%) JSON
14 86 (6.64%) RESTful
15 81 (6.25%) WPF
16 78 (6.02%) HTML5
17 75 (5.79%) SOAP
17 75 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 60 (4.63%) Entity Framework
19 55 (4.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 175 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.86%) User Experience
3 53 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (2.85%) Reference Data
7 36 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 32 (2.47%) Data Centre
9 28 (2.16%) Replication
10 27 (2.08%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.70%) Fintech
12 18 (1.39%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.31%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.23%) Public Cloud
15 14 (1.08%) Life Science
16 13 (1.00%) Clustering
16 13 (1.00%) NHS
17 12 (0.93%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.93%) Driving Licence
18 7 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 266 (20.52%) Windows
2 124 (9.57%) Windows Server
3 106 (8.18%) Linux
4 55 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (2.78%) Unix
7 28 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 26 (2.01%) Windows 10
9 25 (1.93%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.77%) Android
11 16 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.85%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.85%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.54%) VMS
14 5 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (0.39%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.31%) CentOS
15 4 (0.31%) Fedora
16 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (38.43%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (25.31%) MVC
3 193 (14.89%) TDD
4 170 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
5 166 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
6 160 (12.35%) Scrum
7 138 (10.65%) ETL
8 128 (9.88%) Software Engineering
9 127 (9.80%) BDD
10 121 (9.34%) OO
11 117 (9.03%) Web Development
12 115 (8.87%) Computer Science
13 98 (7.56%) Web Application Development
14 96 (7.41%) CRM
15 94 (7.25%) Test Automation
16 91 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
16 91 (7.02%) Migration
16 91 (7.02%) SDLC
17 90 (6.94%) Analytics
18 77 (5.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 704 (54.32%) SQL
2 692 (53.40%) C#
3 364 (28.09%) JavaScript
4 262 (20.22%) T-SQL
5 147 (11.34%) Java
6 106 (8.18%) PowerShell
7 71 (5.48%) Python
8 68 (5.25%) C++
9 64 (4.94%) TypeScript
10 60 (4.63%) PHP
11 55 (4.24%) PL/SQL
12 48 (3.70%) VB.NET
13 45 (3.47%) VBA
14 38 (2.93%) VB
15 29 (2.24%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.77%) C
17 22 (1.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 20 (1.54%) VBScript
19 18 (1.39%) Ruby
20 16 (1.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 174 (13.43%) Degree
2 71 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (5.25%) Security Cleared
4 60 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 38 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (2.16%) ISTQB
7 22 (1.70%) ISEB
8 16 (1.23%) CCNA
8 16 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.00%) MCP
10 10 (0.77%) MCSE
11 9 (0.69%) MCTS
12 8 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (0.54%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.46%) CCNP
14 6 (0.46%) CISSP
14 6 (0.46%) GIAC
14 6 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.46%) Linux+ Certification
14 6 (0.46%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.94%) Data Quality
2 39 (3.01%) QA
3 21 (1.62%) SLA
4 8 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.31%) GDPR
7 3 (0.23%) WAI
8 1 (0.077%) PMO
System Software
1 110 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 51 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.08%) Docker
5 17 (1.31%) vSphere
6 16 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (1.16%) HDFS
8 11 (0.85%) XenApp
9 10 (0.77%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.39%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.31%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.23%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.15%) Firmware
13 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (2.08%) Puppet
2 17 (1.31%) Kibana
3 12 (0.93%) Ansible
4 8 (0.62%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.46%) Salt
6 5 (0.39%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.39%) Nessus
6 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.39%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.31%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.31%) Icinga
7 4 (0.31%) Oozie
7 4 (0.31%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.23%) SCCM
8 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 599 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 183 (14.12%) Oracle
3 97 (7.48%) VMware
4 44 (3.40%) Tableau
5 34 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (2.55%) Veeam
7 32 (2.47%) Cisco
8 29 (2.24%) Xamarin
9 24 (1.85%) Facebook
10 23 (1.77%) IBM
11 22 (1.70%) Google
12 21 (1.62%) HP
13 18 (1.39%) Citrix
13 18 (1.39%) Cognos
13 18 (1.39%) SAP
14 17 (1.31%) Apple
15 15 (1.16%) Red Hat
15 15 (1.16%) Talend
16 14 (1.08%) Alteryx
17 11 (0.85%) Dell