Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,458 1,690 1,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.88% 14.59% 13.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.65% 52.10% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,255 1,477 1,674
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £28,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 2,823 3,244 3,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.87% 28.01% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,274 2,709 3,030
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 0 528 £45,000 - 52
Cambridgeshire +4 359 £43,750 +2.94% 59
Essex +2 271 £41,250 -8.33% 22
Bedfordshire 0 174 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Suffolk 0 94 £43,250 +0.58% 21
Norfolk -8 36 £38,358 +18.02% 24
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 797 (54.66%) C#
2 761 (52.19%) .NET
3 755 (51.78%) SQL
4 611 (41.91%) Microsoft
5 525 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
6 430 (29.49%) ASP.NET
7 406 (27.85%) JavaScript
8 373 (25.58%) MVC
9 370 (25.38%) HTML
10 308 (21.12%) Microsoft Azure
11 296 (20.30%) CSS
12 275 (18.86%) T-SQL
13 266 (18.24%) Windows
14 242 (16.60%) Finance
14 242 (16.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 230 (15.78%) TDD
16 219 (15.02%) Degree
17 214 (14.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 213 (14.61%) AngularJS
19 207 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
20 193 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
21 186 (12.76%) Visual Studio
21 186 (12.76%) ASP.NET Web API
22 179 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
23 178 (12.21%) Oracle
24 177 (12.14%) .NET Framework
25 176 (12.07%) jQuery
25 176 (12.07%) Java
26 165 (11.32%) Scrum
27 163 (11.18%) Web Services

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 74 (5.08%) IIS
2 54 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 50 (3.43%) MS Exchange
4 44 (3.02%) WebSphere
5 43 (2.95%) Tomcat
6 36 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (2.13%) JBoss
8 26 (1.78%) Confluence
9 23 (1.58%) Apache
10 18 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (1.23%) Umbraco
11 16 (1.10%) Apache Spark
11 16 (1.10%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.96%) CMS
13 12 (0.82%) NServiceBus
14 11 (0.75%) Skype for Business
15 10 (0.69%) Traefik
16 9 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (0.55%) Apache Pig
17 8 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 88 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.27%) Weka
6 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 33 (2.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (2.13%) Cognos TM1
3 15 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.41%) Documaker
7 6 (0.41%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.27%) C-CURE
9 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.14%) BPCS
10 2 (0.14%) Magento
10 2 (0.14%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.069%) Aareon QL
11 1 (0.069%) Maximo
11 1 (0.069%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 308 (21.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (3.50%) Office 365
4 37 (2.54%) Azure Data Factory
5 35 (2.40%) GitHub
6 20 (1.37%) SaaS
7 13 (0.89%) IaaS
8 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.27%) Trello
10 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.21%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.21%) PaaS
11 2 (0.14%) Serverless
12 1 (0.069%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.069%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.069%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.069%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.14%) Firewall
2 53 (3.64%) DNS
3 49 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 35 (2.40%) WAN
5 32 (2.19%) HTTP
6 28 (1.92%) DHCP
6 28 (1.92%) LAN
7 25 (1.71%) Network Security
8 22 (1.51%) Internet
8 22 (1.51%) Wireless
9 21 (1.44%) SAN
10 20 (1.37%) VPN
11 19 (1.30%) SSL
11 19 (1.30%) VoIP
12 18 (1.23%) VLAN
13 17 (1.17%) FTP
14 14 (0.96%) SSH
15 12 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (0.82%) HTTPS
16 11 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (16.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 214 (14.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 159 (10.91%) SQL Server 2016
4 141 (9.67%) Relational Database
5 133 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
6 132 (9.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 121 (8.30%) MySQL
8 108 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 104 (7.13%) Power BI
10 91 (6.24%) MongoDB
11 74 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 65 (4.46%) NoSQL
13 46 (3.16%) RDBMS
14 43 (2.95%) Big Data
14 43 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
15 39 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
16 34 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 29 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
18 27 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
19 23 (1.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 186 (12.76%) Visual Studio
2 127 (8.71%) Git (software)
3 103 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 101 (6.93%) JIRA
5 41 (2.81%) NUnit
6 38 (2.61%) Subversion
7 34 (2.33%) Jenkins
8 33 (2.26%) TeamCity
9 26 (1.78%) Ant
10 19 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 19 (1.30%) Rational Team Concert
10 19 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (1.03%) MSTest
11 15 (1.03%) ReSharper
11 15 (1.03%) SpecFlow
12 14 (0.96%) Selenium
13 13 (0.89%) Grunt
14 12 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.82%) WatiN
15 11 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 242 (16.60%) Finance
2 76 (5.21%) Marketing
3 73 (5.01%) Retail
4 43 (2.95%) Advertising
5 29 (1.99%) Games
6 22 (1.51%) Automotive
7 21 (1.44%) Banking
8 14 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.82%) Legal
10 11 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.62%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.41%) Back Office
12 6 (0.41%) Local Government
13 4 (0.27%) Law
13 4 (0.27%) Romanian Language
13 4 (0.27%) Russian Language
14 3 (0.21%) Electronics
14 3 (0.21%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 855 (58.64%) Developer
2 392 (26.89%) .NET Developer
3 270 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 181 (12.41%) Software Developer
5 179 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 173 (11.87%) Analyst
7 139 (9.53%) SQL Developer
8 116 (7.96%) C# Software Developer
9 95 (6.52%) Senior Developer
10 91 (6.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 90 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 84 (5.76%) .NET Software Developer
13 74 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
14 73 (5.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 73 (5.01%) Web Developer
15 70 (4.80%) Junior
15 70 (4.80%) Software Engineer
16 67 (4.60%) Consultant
17 62 (4.25%) DBA
18 61 (4.18%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (52.19%) .NET
2 430 (29.49%) ASP.NET
3 370 (25.38%) HTML
4 296 (20.30%) CSS
5 213 (14.61%) AngularJS
6 207 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 186 (12.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 177 (12.14%) .NET Framework
9 176 (12.07%) jQuery
10 163 (11.18%) Web Services
11 127 (8.71%) XML
12 119 (8.16%) RESTful
13 101 (6.93%) WCF
14 97 (6.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 92 (6.31%) HTML5
16 91 (6.24%) WPF
17 89 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 79 (5.42%) Entity Framework
19 71 (4.87%) SOAP
20 63 (4.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 179 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (9.19%) Computer Science
3 84 (5.76%) User Experience
4 64 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
6 59 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 37 (2.54%) Replication
8 36 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
9 32 (2.19%) Mobile App
10 31 (2.13%) Fintech
11 30 (2.06%) Data Centre
12 27 (1.85%) Reference Data
13 18 (1.23%) Data Structures
14 17 (1.17%) Clustering
15 15 (1.03%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.96%) Public Cloud
17 12 (0.82%) Algorithms
18 11 (0.75%) NHS
19 10 (0.69%) Driving Licence
20 9 (0.62%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 266 (18.24%) Windows
2 125 (8.57%) Linux
3 112 (7.68%) Windows Server
4 61 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (2.61%) Unix
7 33 (2.26%) Android
8 28 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 27 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.44%) Windows 10
12 14 (0.96%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.89%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.75%) VMS
15 10 (0.69%) CentOS
16 6 (0.41%) Solaris
17 5 (0.34%) AIX
17 5 (0.34%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.21%) Windows 2000
19 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (25.58%) MVC
3 230 (15.78%) TDD
4 193 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
5 165 (11.32%) Scrum
6 154 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
7 153 (10.49%) ETL
8 144 (9.88%) Software Engineering
9 143 (9.81%) BDD
10 137 (9.40%) OO
11 134 (9.19%) Web Application Development
12 117 (8.02%) Web Development
13 106 (7.27%) Analytics
14 103 (7.06%) SDLC
15 101 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
16 88 (6.04%) Migration
17 86 (5.90%) CRM
18 84 (5.76%) Dependency Injection
19 80 (5.49%) Test Automation
20 79 (5.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 797 (54.66%) C#
2 755 (51.78%) SQL
3 406 (27.85%) JavaScript
4 275 (18.86%) T-SQL
5 176 (12.07%) Java
6 111 (7.61%) PowerShell
7 82 (5.62%) Python
8 73 (5.01%) PHP
9 56 (3.84%) TypeScript
10 54 (3.70%) C++
11 50 (3.43%) VB.NET
12 49 (3.36%) VBA
13 44 (3.02%) PL/SQL
14 40 (2.74%) VB
15 32 (2.19%) Ruby
16 23 (1.58%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.51%) Groovy
18 20 (1.37%) C
19 18 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 15 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 219 (15.02%) Degree
2 83 (5.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 51 (3.50%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 19 (1.30%) CCNA
7 19 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (1.23%) ISEB
9 10 (0.69%) CCNP
9 10 (0.69%) MCSE
10 8 (0.55%) MCP
10 8 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (0.48%) CCDA
11 7 (0.48%) CCDP
12 6 (0.41%) CISSP
12 6 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.41%) GIAC
12 6 (0.41%) Linux+ Certification
12 6 (0.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.22%) Data Quality
2 38 (2.61%) QA
3 14 (0.96%) SLA
4 6 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.21%) WAI
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.069%) GDPR
8 1 (0.069%) PMO
System Software
1 103 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 50 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 36 (2.47%) Docker
5 23 (1.58%) vSphere
6 15 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.96%) XenApp
8 12 (0.82%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.55%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.48%) HDFS
11 6 (0.41%) Samba
12 3 (0.21%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.21%) Firmware
12 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.069%) Squid
14 1 (0.069%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.069%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (2.13%) Kibana
2 21 (1.44%) Puppet
3 11 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.62%) Ansible
4 9 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 9 (0.62%) FortiGate
4 9 (0.62%) WSUS
5 7 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.48%) Nagios
6 6 (0.41%) Rancher
6 6 (0.41%) Salt
6 6 (0.41%) Sysdig
6 6 (0.41%) vRealize
7 5 (0.34%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.34%) Nessus
7 5 (0.34%) SCCM
7 5 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.27%) SCOM
9 3 (0.21%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 611 (41.91%) Microsoft
2 178 (12.21%) Oracle
3 84 (5.76%) VMware
4 42 (2.88%) Google
5 41 (2.81%) IBM
6 40 (2.74%) Cognos
7 38 (2.61%) Tableau
8 36 (2.47%) Facebook
9 34 (2.33%) Cisco
10 33 (2.26%) Citrix
11 30 (2.06%) HP
12 28 (1.92%) Xamarin
13 21 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.37%) Red Hat
14 20 (1.37%) Talend
15 19 (1.30%) Apple
16 17 (1.17%) Veeam
17 16 (1.10%) AppDynamics
17 16 (1.10%) EMC
18 12 (0.82%) Informatica