Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 14 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,662 1,783 2,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.02% 14.34% 14.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.29% 51.31% 53.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,489 1,621 1,958
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 3,372 3,475 4,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.44% 27.95% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,822 2,913 3,506
East of England median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +1 651 £45,000 - 71
Cambridgeshire -5 366 £43,500 +8.75% 65
Essex +3 343 £43,000 -4.44% 53
Suffolk +1 115 £43,500 +8.75% 17
Bedfordshire -3 103 £45,500 -4.21% 14
Norfolk +3 86 £37,500 +1.35% 22
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 951 (57.22%) C#
2 930 (55.96%) .NET
3 760 (45.73%) SQL
4 671 (40.37%) ASP.NET
5 654 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
6 650 (39.11%) Microsoft
7 634 (38.15%) MVC
8 472 (28.40%) JavaScript
9 465 (27.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 463 (27.86%) HTML
11 414 (24.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 397 (23.89%) TDD
13 370 (22.26%) CSS
14 345 (20.76%) WCF
15 334 (20.10%) AngularJS
16 331 (19.92%) T-SQL
17 320 (19.25%) SQL Server 2016
18 313 (18.83%) RESTful
19 307 (18.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 306 (18.41%) Web Application Development
21 286 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
22 278 (16.73%) BDD
23 266 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
24 265 (15.94%) Node.js
25 263 (15.82%) Git (software)
25 263 (15.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 262 (15.76%) .NET Framework
27 249 (14.98%) Windows
27 249 (14.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 233 (14.02%) 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 85 (5.11%) IIS
2 52 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 48 (2.89%) SharePoint
4 46 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 38 (2.29%) JBoss
7 33 (1.99%) Apache
8 25 (1.50%) CMS
8 25 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (1.02%) NServiceBus
11 15 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (0.84%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.72%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.66%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.60%) Skype for Business
16 9 (0.54%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.54%) Kentico
17 7 (0.42%) Apache Spark
17 7 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 89 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.24%) EngageOne
4 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.24%) Weka
5 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.18%) SPSS
6 2 (0.12%) Revit
6 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.36%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.30%) assyst
6 5 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.30%) ResourceLink
7 4 (0.24%) BPCS
7 4 (0.24%) Exstream
7 4 (0.24%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.24%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.24%) SAP SRM
8 3 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.060%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.060%) Sage 1000
10 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 286 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (2.89%) Office 365
4 19 (1.14%) Google Play
4 19 (1.14%) SaaS
5 15 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.66%) npm
7 10 (0.60%) IaaS
8 9 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
9 8 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.36%) PaaS
12 5 (0.30%) Serverless
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.18%) GitHub
13 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.060%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.21%) Firewall
2 69 (4.15%) DNS
3 49 (2.95%) SAN
4 46 (2.77%) TCP/IP
5 39 (2.35%) VPN
6 38 (2.29%) VoIP
7 34 (2.05%) DHCP
8 32 (1.93%) Internet
9 25 (1.50%) HTTP
10 23 (1.38%) FTP
11 19 (1.14%) WAN
12 16 (0.96%) LAN
13 14 (0.84%) VLAN
14 13 (0.78%) SSL
15 12 (0.72%) Intranet
15 12 (0.72%) iSCSI
16 11 (0.66%) MPLS
16 11 (0.66%) Unified Communications
17 10 (0.60%) Skype
18 8 (0.48%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (19.25%) SQL Server 2016
2 263 (15.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 249 (14.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 208 (12.52%) NoSQL
5 152 (9.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 137 (8.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 118 (7.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 116 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
9 115 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 111 (6.68%) MySQL
11 101 (6.08%) MongoDB
12 99 (5.96%) Relational Database
13 60 (3.61%) Power BI
14 54 (3.25%) Oracle Database
15 47 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
16 45 (2.71%) MS Access
17 35 (2.11%) Big Data
18 33 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
18 33 (1.99%) RDBMS
19 25 (1.50%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 263 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 147 (8.84%) Visual Studio
3 136 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 66 (3.97%) NUnit
5 52 (3.13%) Subversion
6 46 (2.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 44 (2.65%) Selenium
8 43 (2.59%) Jenkins
9 41 (2.47%) JIRA
9 41 (2.47%) TeamCity
10 39 (2.35%) SpecFlow
11 25 (1.50%) Moq
11 25 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
12 19 (1.14%) MSTest
13 17 (1.02%) ReSharper
14 15 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
15 14 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
16 13 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (0.78%) webpack
17 12 (0.72%) Jasmine
General
1 185 (11.13%) Finance
2 81 (4.87%) Advertising
3 58 (3.49%) Retail
4 49 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 48 (2.89%) Marketing
6 34 (2.05%) Games
7 26 (1.56%) Music Industry
8 25 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.32%) Automotive
10 16 (0.96%) Legal
11 15 (0.90%) Publishing
12 14 (0.84%) Billing
13 13 (0.78%) Military
14 11 (0.66%) Back Office
14 11 (0.66%) Banking
15 8 (0.48%) Electronics
16 7 (0.42%) Law
17 4 (0.24%) French Language
17 4 (0.24%) German Language
18 1 (0.060%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1,025 (61.67%) Developer
2 576 (34.66%) .NET Developer
3 291 (17.51%) C# Developer
4 174 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 151 (9.09%) Analyst
6 138 (8.30%) DBA
7 136 (8.18%) Software Developer
8 131 (7.88%) SQL Developer
9 117 (7.04%) Senior Developer
10 108 (6.50%) SQL DBA
11 97 (5.84%) Web Developer
12 95 (5.72%) .NET Software Developer
13 87 (5.23%) Software Engineer
14 76 (4.57%) C# Software Developer
15 75 (4.51%) Lead Developer
16 73 (4.39%) Administrator
16 73 (4.39%) ASP.NET Developer
16 73 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 67 (4.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 63 (3.79%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 930 (55.96%) .NET
2 671 (40.37%) ASP.NET
3 465 (27.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 463 (27.86%) HTML
5 414 (24.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 370 (22.26%) CSS
7 345 (20.76%) WCF
8 334 (20.10%) AngularJS
9 313 (18.83%) RESTful
10 307 (18.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 265 (15.94%) Node.js
12 262 (15.76%) .NET Framework
13 233 (14.02%) Web Services
14 223 (13.42%) jQuery
15 200 (12.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 192 (11.55%) KnockoutJS
17 176 (10.59%) HTML5
18 170 (10.23%) Entity Framework
19 130 (7.82%) XML
20 127 (7.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 135 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
3 102 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 51 (3.07%) Replication
4 51 (3.07%) User Experience
5 45 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 40 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 31 (1.87%) Social Media
7 31 (1.87%) Social Network
8 27 (1.62%) Fintech
9 25 (1.50%) Clustering
10 24 (1.44%) BBC
10 24 (1.44%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.20%) Xbox
12 19 (1.14%) iPhone
13 16 (0.96%) Tandem
14 15 (0.90%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.72%) Data Centre
15 12 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 249 (14.98%) Windows
2 144 (8.66%) Windows Server
3 106 (6.38%) Linux
4 71 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (3.13%) Unix
7 51 (3.07%) Windows 7
8 38 (2.29%) Android
9 22 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 19 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.66%) Solaris
13 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.48%) AIX
14 8 (0.48%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.30%) CentOS
15 5 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.18%) SUSE
18 2 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
2 634 (38.15%) MVC
3 397 (23.89%) TDD
4 306 (18.41%) Web Application Development
5 278 (16.73%) BDD
6 266 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 206 (12.39%) OO
8 161 (9.69%) Scrum
8 161 (9.69%) Web Development
9 131 (7.88%) Performance Tuning
10 127 (7.64%) Software Engineering
11 126 (7.58%) ETL
11 126 (7.58%) Unit Testing
12 114 (6.86%) SDLC
13 91 (5.48%) Test Automation
14 89 (5.35%) ITIL
15 77 (4.63%) Dependency Injection
15 77 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
16 75 (4.51%) Multithreading
17 73 (4.39%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 951 (57.22%) C#
2 760 (45.73%) SQL
3 472 (28.40%) JavaScript
4 331 (19.92%) T-SQL
5 204 (12.27%) Ruby
6 132 (7.94%) Java
7 131 (7.88%) PowerShell
8 58 (3.49%) VB.NET
9 51 (3.07%) VBA
10 44 (2.65%) PL/SQL
11 41 (2.47%) TypeScript
12 36 (2.17%) VB
13 35 (2.11%) PHP
14 34 (2.05%) F#
15 30 (1.81%) C++
15 30 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.50%) C
17 24 (1.44%) VBScript
18 23 (1.38%) VB6
19 22 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 193 (11.61%) Degree
2 94 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (2.23%) Security Cleared
5 34 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 30 (1.81%) MCP
7 21 (1.26%) MCSE
8 15 (0.90%) CCNA
8 15 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (0.84%) MCTS
10 13 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (0.78%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
11 12 (0.72%) OCP
11 12 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (0.54%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.54%) MCITP
13 8 (0.48%) CCAA
13 8 (0.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.39%) QA
2 39 (2.35%) SLA
3 26 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.42%) RosettaNet
8 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 106 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 58 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.95%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.32%) vSphere
5 21 (1.26%) Docker
6 13 (0.78%) XenApp
7 9 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.30%) HDFS
11 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.12%) iptables
13 2 (0.12%) NFS
13 2 (0.12%) Samba
14 1 (0.060%) vCloud
14 1 (0.060%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 43 (2.59%) WSUS
2 35 (2.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 34 (2.05%) Kibana
4 22 (1.32%) SCCM
5 20 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 18 (1.08%) Puppet
7 12 (0.72%) Data Guard
7 12 (0.72%) Kubernetes
7 12 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (0.54%) Ansible
10 8 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.24%) Dollar Universe
12 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.24%) WMI
13 2 (0.12%) EMC Navisphere
13 2 (0.12%) SCOM
13 2 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 650 (39.11%) Microsoft
2 212 (12.76%) Oracle
3 87 (5.23%) VMware
4 71 (4.27%) Google
5 54 (3.25%) SAP
6 47 (2.83%) Citrix
7 42 (2.53%) Facebook
8 39 (2.35%) Cisco
9 36 (2.17%) IBM
10 33 (1.99%) Tableau
11 29 (1.74%) Cognos
12 28 (1.68%) Apple
13 26 (1.56%) HP
14 23 (1.38%) Sony
14 23 (1.38%) Yahoo!
15 17 (1.02%) Xamarin
16 16 (0.96%) Adobe
17 15 (0.90%) Sage
18 14 (0.84%) JD Edwards
18 14 (0.84%) NetApp