Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 13 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,164 1,760 1,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.66% 14.12% 14.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.43% 49.49% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1,580 1,611
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 2,308 3,556 3,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.10% 28.53% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,845 2,978 2,865
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £29,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -1 443 £47,500 - 68
Cambridgeshire +2 272 £47,500 +9.20% 59
Essex -2 221 £41,250 -8.33% 35
Bedfordshire -2 130 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Suffolk -3 70 £37,500 -13.79% 29
Norfolk -3 28 £35,000 -6.67% 14
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 677 (58.16%) SQL
2 580 (49.83%) Microsoft
3 552 (47.42%) C#
4 529 (45.45%) .NET
5 401 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
6 368 (31.62%) JavaScript
7 331 (28.44%) ASP.NET
8 326 (28.01%) HTML
9 291 (25.00%) Windows
10 278 (23.88%) CSS
11 272 (23.37%) MVC
12 246 (21.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 231 (19.85%) T-SQL
14 216 (18.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 205 (17.61%) Oracle
16 196 (16.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 176 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
18 173 (14.86%) Finance
19 162 (13.92%) AngularJS
20 151 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
21 150 (12.89%) Visual Studio
22 146 (12.54%) Scrum
22 146 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
23 144 (12.37%) Windows Server
24 140 (12.03%) TDD
25 136 (11.68%) Degree
26 133 (11.43%) Active Directory
27 130 (11.17%) XML
28 129 (11.08%) jQuery
29 127 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC

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 84 (7.22%) IIS
2 60 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 50 (4.30%) MS Exchange
4 41 (3.52%) JBoss
5 36 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 31 (2.66%) Apache
7 26 (2.23%) WebSphere
8 25 (2.15%) CMS
9 21 (1.80%) Apache Spark
10 17 (1.46%) Umbraco
11 14 (1.20%) Apache Geronimo
11 14 (1.20%) GlassFish
12 11 (0.95%) WordPress
13 10 (0.86%) Confluence
13 10 (0.86%) Kentico
13 10 (0.86%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.69%) WildFly
15 7 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 57 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.12%) Weka
4 12 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.69%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 51 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.69%) Sage 200
4 8 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
5 7 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.52%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.26%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.26%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.17%) Odoo
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.086%) BPCS
10 1 (0.086%) Magento
10 1 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 246 (21.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (4.64%) Office 365
4 31 (2.66%) Dynamics 365
5 23 (1.98%) SaaS
6 21 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
7 13 (1.12%) GitHub
8 12 (1.03%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.69%) IaaS
10 7 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.43%) Azure Functions
11 5 (0.43%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.43%) Serverless
12 4 (0.34%) Trello
13 3 (0.26%) Data Lake Analytics
13 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.17%) npm
14 2 (0.17%) PaaS
15 1 (0.086%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 83 (7.13%) Firewall
2 69 (5.93%) TCP/IP
3 64 (5.50%) DNS
4 40 (3.44%) LAN
5 38 (3.26%) WAN
6 37 (3.18%) VPN
7 36 (3.09%) DHCP
8 28 (2.41%) HTTP
8 28 (2.41%) Internet
9 21 (1.80%) VLAN
10 18 (1.55%) Wireless
11 15 (1.29%) BGP
11 15 (1.29%) Structured Cabling
12 14 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (1.03%) SAN
14 10 (0.86%) Network Security
15 9 (0.77%) DMZ
15 9 (0.77%) VoIP
16 7 (0.60%) PBX
16 7 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (18.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 196 (16.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 120 (10.31%) MySQL
4 114 (9.79%) Relational Database
5 109 (9.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 100 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
6 100 (8.59%) Power BI
7 99 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
8 73 (6.27%) SQL Server 2016
9 50 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 47 (4.04%) NoSQL
11 44 (3.78%) MongoDB
12 43 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (3.26%) RDBMS
14 33 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
15 32 (2.75%) Big Data
16 26 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 24 (2.06%) Hadoop
18 23 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
19 19 (1.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 150 (12.89%) Visual Studio
2 115 (9.88%) Git (software)
3 66 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (5.50%) JIRA
5 54 (4.64%) Jenkins
6 53 (4.55%) NUnit
7 48 (4.12%) TeamCity
8 47 (4.04%) Subversion
9 36 (3.09%) Maven
10 35 (3.01%) Gradle
10 35 (3.01%) Hudson
11 26 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 24 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (1.89%) Ant
14 16 (1.37%) MSTest
15 15 (1.29%) SpecFlow
16 14 (1.20%) WatiN
17 11 (0.95%) gulp
18 9 (0.77%) Zephyr
19 8 (0.69%) Selenium
General
1 173 (14.86%) Finance
2 41 (3.52%) Retail
3 31 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.58%) Marketing
5 18 (1.55%) Back Office
6 16 (1.37%) Advertising
7 12 (1.03%) Local Government
8 10 (0.86%) Automotive
8 10 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.69%) Banking
9 8 (0.69%) Legal
10 7 (0.60%) Publishing
11 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.34%) Electronics
11 4 (0.34%) Military
12 3 (0.26%) Games
13 2 (0.17%) French Language
13 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.086%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 648 (55.67%) Developer
2 229 (19.67%) .NET Developer
3 209 (17.96%) C# Developer
4 153 (13.14%) Analyst
5 152 (13.06%) Software Developer
6 128 (11.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 111 (9.54%) SQL Developer
8 92 (7.90%) C# Software Developer
9 86 (7.39%) Web Developer
10 73 (6.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 73 (6.27%) Senior Developer
11 68 (5.84%) ASP.NET Developer
12 67 (5.76%) SQL Server Developer
13 66 (5.67%) .NET Software Developer
14 57 (4.90%) Support Analyst
15 54 (4.64%) Full Stack Developer
16 52 (4.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 52 (4.47%) DBA
17 50 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
18 48 (4.12%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (45.45%) .NET
2 331 (28.44%) ASP.NET
3 326 (28.01%) HTML
4 278 (23.88%) CSS
5 162 (13.92%) AngularJS
6 130 (11.17%) XML
7 129 (11.08%) jQuery
8 127 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 119 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 118 (10.14%) Web Services
11 105 (9.02%) JSON
12 92 (7.90%) .NET Framework
13 78 (6.70%) WCF
14 73 (6.27%) HTML5
15 65 (5.58%) WPF
16 64 (5.50%) RESTful
16 64 (5.50%) SOAP
17 54 (4.64%) CSS3
18 51 (4.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 48 (4.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 151 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
3 51 (4.38%) User Experience
4 44 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.66%) Data Centre
6 31 (2.66%) Reference Data
7 24 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.98%) Driving Licence
9 20 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.72%) Public Cloud
10 19 (1.63%) Life Science
11 14 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.03%) Clustering
12 12 (1.03%) Fintech
12 12 (1.03%) NHS
12 12 (1.03%) Replication
13 11 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 291 (25.00%) Windows
2 144 (12.37%) Windows Server
3 111 (9.54%) Linux
4 70 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (2.58%) Windows 7
7 29 (2.49%) Apple iOS
7 29 (2.49%) Windows 10
8 27 (2.32%) Unix
9 26 (2.23%) Android
10 18 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
12 10 (0.86%) CentOS
13 9 (0.77%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.69%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.34%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.26%) Fedora
16 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.26%) VMS
17 1 (0.086%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (23.37%) MVC
3 176 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
4 146 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
4 146 (12.54%) Scrum
5 140 (12.03%) TDD
6 126 (10.82%) ETL
7 125 (10.74%) Web Development
8 115 (9.88%) OO
9 113 (9.71%) CRM
10 112 (9.62%) SDLC
11 96 (8.25%) Computer Science
12 94 (8.08%) BDD
13 89 (7.65%) Software Engineering
14 88 (7.56%) Migration
14 88 (7.56%) Project Management
15 87 (7.47%) Test Automation
16 84 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
17 73 (6.27%) Analytics
18 72 (6.19%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 677 (58.16%) SQL
2 552 (47.42%) C#
3 368 (31.62%) JavaScript
4 231 (19.85%) T-SQL
5 110 (9.45%) Java
6 104 (8.93%) PowerShell
7 55 (4.73%) C++
8 53 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 48 (4.12%) Python
10 46 (3.95%) PL/SQL
11 45 (3.87%) PHP
11 45 (3.87%) VB
12 38 (3.26%) VB.NET
13 35 (3.01%) VBA
14 27 (2.32%) VBScript
15 25 (2.15%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 19 (1.63%) Bash Shell
18 18 (1.55%) C
19 15 (1.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 136 (11.68%) Degree
2 51 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 49 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 37 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (2.32%) ISTQB
6 20 (1.72%) ISEB
7 14 (1.20%) MCP
8 11 (0.95%) MCTS
9 9 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.52%) MBCS
11 6 (0.52%) MCSA
12 5 (0.43%) CCNA
12 5 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.26%) MCSE
13 3 (0.26%) NCDA
13 3 (0.26%) NCIE
14 2 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.47%) Data Quality
2 42 (3.61%) QA
3 29 (2.49%) SLA
4 8 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.52%) GDPR
7 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.43%) WAI
8 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 133 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 61 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.49%) Docker
5 20 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.46%) HDFS
7 14 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.95%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.95%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.86%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.60%) vSphere
11 6 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.43%) XenApp
13 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.26%) vCloud
14 2 (0.17%) Firmware
14 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (2.32%) Puppet
2 20 (1.72%) Ansible
3 19 (1.63%) SCCM
4 14 (1.20%) SCVMM
5 11 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (0.69%) SCOM
6 8 (0.69%) vCenter Server
7 7 (0.60%) vRealize
8 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (0.52%) SCDPM
9 5 (0.43%) Kibana
9 5 (0.43%) Nessus
9 5 (0.43%) WSUS
10 4 (0.34%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.34%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.26%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.26%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.26%) Icinga
11 3 (0.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 580 (49.83%) Microsoft
2 205 (17.61%) Oracle
3 119 (10.22%) VMware
4 53 (4.55%) Tableau
5 42 (3.61%) Veeam
6 39 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (3.26%) Xamarin
8 35 (3.01%) Cisco
9 33 (2.84%) HP
10 25 (2.15%) Red Hat
11 21 (1.80%) SAP
11 21 (1.80%) Talend
12 20 (1.72%) Dell
13 19 (1.63%) Citrix
14 18 (1.55%) NetApp
15 17 (1.46%) Alteryx
15 17 (1.46%) IBM
16 15 (1.29%) Apple
17 13 (1.12%) Facebook
18 11 (0.95%) Twitter