Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,362 1,683 1,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.29% 13.89% 13.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.06% 50.06% 51.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,182 1,477 1,684
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 £29,075
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £63,750
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 2,721 3,362 3,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.56% 27.75% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,188 2,801 3,043
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,050 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.10% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -2 517 £45,000 - 65
Cambridgeshire +3 308 £45,000 +4.05% 80
Essex +1 250 £40,000 -8.05% 26
Bedfordshire 0 161 £50,000 +11.11% 42
Suffolk -1 94 £40,000 -9.60% 20
Norfolk -9 35 £38,358 +5.09% 16
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 749 (54.99%) C#
2 730 (53.60%) SQL
3 708 (51.98%) .NET
4 594 (43.61%) Microsoft
5 499 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
6 411 (30.18%) ASP.NET
7 381 (27.97%) JavaScript
8 360 (26.43%) HTML
9 353 (25.92%) MVC
10 296 (21.73%) CSS
11 281 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 264 (19.38%) T-SQL
13 262 (19.24%) Windows
14 229 (16.81%) Finance
15 228 (16.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 210 (15.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 210 (15.42%) AngularJS
17 205 (15.05%) TDD
18 188 (13.80%) Degree
19 187 (13.73%) Visual Studio
20 185 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
21 178 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
22 175 (12.85%) ASP.NET Web API
22 175 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
23 174 (12.78%) Oracle
24 165 (12.11%) jQuery
25 160 (11.75%) .NET Framework
25 160 (11.75%) Java
25 160 (11.75%) Scrum
26 158 (11.60%) Problem-Solving

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 76 (5.58%) IIS
2 49 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 46 (3.38%) MS Exchange
4 40 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 37 (2.72%) WebSphere
6 30 (2.20%) JBoss
7 26 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (1.84%) Apache
9 23 (1.69%) Confluence
10 19 (1.40%) Umbraco
11 18 (1.32%) CMS
12 16 (1.17%) Apache Spark
13 14 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.88%) NServiceBus
15 10 (0.73%) Skype for Business
15 10 (0.73%) Traefik
16 9 (0.66%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
17 8 (0.59%) Kentico
17 8 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 79 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.51%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.44%) Weka
7 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (2.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 25 (1.84%) Cognos TM1
4 14 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
5 13 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.44%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.29%) C-CURE
10 3 (0.22%) Documaker
10 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.15%) BPCS
11 2 (0.15%) OpenCart
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
12 1 (0.073%) Infor M3
12 1 (0.073%) Magento
12 1 (0.073%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 281 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (3.52%) Office 365
4 36 (2.64%) Azure Data Factory
5 27 (1.98%) GitHub
6 20 (1.47%) SaaS
7 8 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (0.51%) IaaS
9 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.29%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.29%) Trello
11 3 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
11 3 (0.22%) Serverless
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.15%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.15%) PaaS
13 1 (0.073%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.073%) Google Play
13 1 (0.073%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 87 (6.39%) Firewall
2 62 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 49 (3.60%) DNS
4 43 (3.16%) WAN
5 38 (2.79%) LAN
6 36 (2.64%) HTTP
7 31 (2.28%) VPN
8 26 (1.91%) Internet
9 22 (1.62%) Network Security
9 22 (1.62%) VLAN
10 21 (1.54%) DHCP
11 20 (1.47%) SAN
11 20 (1.47%) Wireless
12 15 (1.10%) BGP
13 14 (1.03%) SSL
13 14 (1.03%) VoIP
14 11 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (0.73%) FTP
15 10 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (16.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 210 (15.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 139 (10.21%) Relational Database
4 137 (10.06%) SQL Server 2016
5 123 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 121 (8.88%) Data Warehouse
7 118 (8.66%) MySQL
8 94 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 93 (6.83%) Power BI
10 79 (5.80%) MongoDB
11 71 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 57 (4.19%) NoSQL
13 55 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
14 47 (3.45%) RDBMS
15 41 (3.01%) Big Data
16 38 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
17 32 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 31 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
19 25 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
20 24 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 187 (13.73%) Visual Studio
2 119 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 100 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 93 (6.83%) JIRA
5 44 (3.23%) Subversion
6 38 (2.79%) NUnit
7 32 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 28 (2.06%) Ant
9 24 (1.76%) TeamCity
10 23 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
11 17 (1.25%) MSTest
12 16 (1.17%) SpecFlow
13 15 (1.10%) Eclipse
13 15 (1.10%) Rational Team Concert
13 15 (1.10%) Selenium
14 14 (1.03%) WatiN
15 12 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (0.81%) Gradle
16 11 (0.81%) Grunt
16 11 (0.81%) Maven
General
1 229 (16.81%) Finance
2 65 (4.77%) Marketing
3 64 (4.70%) Retail
4 34 (2.50%) Advertising
5 25 (1.84%) Games
6 22 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.32%) Automotive
8 17 (1.25%) Banking
9 14 (1.03%) Back Office
10 12 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.81%) Legal
12 9 (0.66%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.66%) Local Government
12 9 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.37%) Electronics
14 4 (0.29%) Law
14 4 (0.29%) Romanian Language
14 4 (0.29%) Russian Language
15 3 (0.22%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 793 (58.22%) Developer
2 349 (25.62%) .NET Developer
3 253 (18.58%) C# Developer
4 179 (13.14%) Software Developer
5 163 (11.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 159 (11.67%) Analyst
7 133 (9.77%) SQL Developer
8 115 (8.44%) C# Software Developer
9 88 (6.46%) Senior Developer
10 84 (6.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 80 (5.87%) .NET Software Developer
11 80 (5.87%) ASP.NET Developer
12 78 (5.73%) Web Developer
13 71 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
14 68 (4.99%) Software Engineer
15 65 (4.77%) SQL Server Developer
16 64 (4.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 64 (4.70%) Junior
17 60 (4.41%) Consultant
18 57 (4.19%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 708 (51.98%) .NET
2 411 (30.18%) ASP.NET
3 360 (26.43%) HTML
4 296 (21.73%) CSS
5 210 (15.42%) AngularJS
6 185 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 175 (12.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 165 (12.11%) jQuery
9 160 (11.75%) .NET Framework
10 155 (11.38%) Web Services
11 132 (9.69%) XML
12 107 (7.86%) RESTful
13 104 (7.64%) WCF
14 92 (6.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 89 (6.53%) HTML5
16 87 (6.39%) WPF
17 82 (6.02%) JSON
18 76 (5.58%) SOAP
19 75 (5.51%) Entity Framework
20 71 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 175 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 81 (5.95%) User Experience
4 61 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
5 57 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 38 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
8 36 (2.64%) Replication
9 34 (2.50%) Data Centre
10 33 (2.42%) Reference Data
11 29 (2.13%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.91%) Fintech
13 18 (1.32%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.17%) Clustering
15 14 (1.03%) NHS
15 14 (1.03%) Public Cloud
16 12 (0.88%) Life Science
17 11 (0.81%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.81%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 262 (19.24%) Windows
2 117 (8.59%) Windows Server
3 110 (8.08%) Linux
4 58 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (2.50%) Unix
7 28 (2.06%) Android
8 27 (1.98%) Apple iOS
9 24 (1.76%) Windows 10
10 23 (1.69%) Windows 7
11 21 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.95%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.73%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.66%) VMS
15 8 (0.59%) CentOS
16 5 (0.37%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.22%) Fedora
17 3 (0.22%) Solaris
17 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (25.92%) MVC
3 205 (15.05%) TDD
4 178 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
5 160 (11.75%) Scrum
6 158 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
7 147 (10.79%) Software Engineering
8 144 (10.57%) ETL
9 140 (10.28%) BDD
10 127 (9.32%) OO
11 120 (8.81%) Web Application Development
12 113 (8.30%) Web Development
13 97 (7.12%) Analytics
13 97 (7.12%) CRM
14 96 (7.05%) SDLC
15 91 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (6.31%) Migration
16 86 (6.31%) Test Automation
17 73 (5.36%) Project Management
18 69 (5.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 749 (54.99%) C#
2 730 (53.60%) SQL
3 381 (27.97%) JavaScript
4 264 (19.38%) T-SQL
5 160 (11.75%) Java
6 99 (7.27%) PowerShell
7 74 (5.43%) Python
8 66 (4.85%) PHP
9 64 (4.70%) TypeScript
10 63 (4.63%) C++
11 50 (3.67%) VB.NET
12 48 (3.52%) PL/SQL
12 48 (3.52%) VBA
13 40 (2.94%) VB
14 27 (1.98%) Ruby
15 26 (1.91%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.84%) C
17 22 (1.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 15 (1.10%) Groovy
19 14 (1.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 188 (13.80%) Degree
2 81 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 67 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 58 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 31 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (1.76%) ISTQB
7 20 (1.47%) ISEB
8 18 (1.32%) CCNA
8 18 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.73%) MCP
10 9 (0.66%) CCNP
10 9 (0.66%) MCSE
11 8 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (0.51%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.51%) MCTS
13 6 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (0.44%) Linux+ Certification
13 6 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.44%) SANS
13 6 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.82%) Data Quality
2 40 (2.94%) QA
3 16 (1.17%) SLA
4 6 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.22%) WAI
7 2 (0.15%) GDPR
8 1 (0.073%) PMO
System Software
1 111 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 53 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.06%) Docker
5 22 (1.62%) vSphere
6 14 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.03%) XenApp
7 13 (0.95%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.81%) HDFS
9 7 (0.51%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.22%) Firmware
11 3 (0.22%) Samba
11 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (1.54%) Kibana
2 20 (1.47%) Puppet
3 8 (0.59%) Ansible
3 8 (0.59%) FortiGate
3 8 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (0.44%) Salt
4 6 (0.44%) SCCM
5 5 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (0.37%) Nessus
5 5 (0.37%) WSUS
6 4 (0.29%) Nagios
6 4 (0.29%) Oozie
6 4 (0.29%) SCOM
6 4 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.22%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.22%) Icinga
7 3 (0.22%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 594 (43.61%) Microsoft
2 174 (12.78%) Oracle
3 99 (7.27%) VMware
4 40 (2.94%) Tableau
5 34 (2.50%) Cisco
6 33 (2.42%) Cognos
7 32 (2.35%) Facebook
7 32 (2.35%) IBM
7 32 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (2.28%) Google
9 30 (2.20%) Xamarin
10 28 (2.06%) Veeam
11 26 (1.91%) Citrix
12 25 (1.84%) HP
13 19 (1.40%) Talend
14 18 (1.32%) Apple
14 18 (1.32%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.95%) EMC
15 13 (0.95%) SAP
16 12 (0.88%) AppDynamics