Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,195 1,662 1,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.70% 13.99% 14.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.29% 49.08% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 1,489 1,600
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 2,376 3,386 3,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.26% 28.50% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,887 2,835 2,884
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,250 £28,750
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% +3.26%

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 January 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 January 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 -2 450 £46,000 +2.22% 64
Cambridgeshire +2 279 £45,000 +3.45% 52
Essex -1 223 £42,500 -1.73% 26
Bedfordshire +1 134 £47,500 +4.40% 20
Suffolk -3 84 £38,750 -10.92% 23
Norfolk -4 25 £38,000 +1.33% 6
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 674 (56.40%) SQL
2 592 (49.54%) C#
3 580 (48.54%) Microsoft
4 559 (46.78%) .NET
5 443 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
6 349 (29.21%) JavaScript
7 330 (27.62%) ASP.NET
8 317 (26.53%) HTML
9 286 (23.93%) Windows
10 278 (23.26%) MVC
11 266 (22.26%) CSS
12 262 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 246 (20.59%) T-SQL
14 213 (17.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 199 (16.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 193 (16.15%) Oracle
17 189 (15.82%) Finance
18 176 (14.73%) Business Intelligence
19 171 (14.31%) Visual Studio
20 168 (14.06%) AngularJS
21 159 (13.31%) TDD
22 158 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
23 147 (12.30%) Scrum
24 146 (12.22%) Degree
25 143 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
26 137 (11.46%) Windows Server
27 135 (11.30%) Web Services
28 133 (11.13%) ETL
28 133 (11.13%) ASP.NET MVC
29 127 (10.63%) Relational Database

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 75 (6.28%) IIS
2 57 (4.77%) SharePoint
3 44 (3.68%) MS Exchange
4 39 (3.26%) JBoss
5 37 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 30 (2.51%) WebSphere
7 26 (2.18%) Apache
7 26 (2.18%) CMS
8 20 (1.67%) Apache Spark
9 19 (1.59%) Umbraco
10 17 (1.42%) Confluence
11 13 (1.09%) Apache Geronimo
11 13 (1.09%) GlassFish
12 11 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (0.92%) WordPress
13 10 (0.84%) Kentico
13 10 (0.84%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.67%) Traefik
14 8 (0.67%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 55 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (1.00%) Weka
5 8 (0.67%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 47 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
4 8 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.67%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.59%) Sage 200
5 7 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.25%) C-CURE
8 2 (0.17%) BPCS
8 2 (0.17%) Odoo
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.17%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.17%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.084%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 262 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (4.35%) Office 365
4 26 (2.18%) Dynamics 365
5 25 (2.09%) Azure Data Factory
6 22 (1.84%) SaaS
7 17 (1.42%) GitHub
8 10 (0.84%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.59%) IaaS
11 5 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.42%) Azure Functions
11 5 (0.42%) Serverless
12 4 (0.33%) Trello
13 3 (0.25%) Data Lake Analytics
13 3 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.17%) PaaS
15 1 (0.084%) Google Play
15 1 (0.084%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.53%) Firewall
2 67 (5.61%) TCP/IP
3 51 (4.27%) DNS
4 33 (2.76%) LAN
5 31 (2.59%) WAN
6 29 (2.43%) VPN
7 26 (2.18%) HTTP
8 25 (2.09%) Internet
9 24 (2.01%) DHCP
10 21 (1.76%) VLAN
11 19 (1.59%) Wireless
12 15 (1.26%) BGP
13 14 (1.17%) Structured Cabling
14 13 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (1.00%) Network Security
16 10 (0.84%) SAN
16 10 (0.84%) VoIP
17 9 (0.75%) DMZ
18 7 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
18 7 (0.59%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (17.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 199 (16.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 127 (10.63%) Relational Database
4 121 (10.13%) MySQL
5 117 (9.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 106 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
7 99 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
8 97 (8.12%) Power BI
9 87 (7.28%) SQL Server 2016
10 57 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 55 (4.60%) MongoDB
12 53 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 49 (4.10%) NoSQL
14 48 (4.02%) RDBMS
15 35 (2.93%) Azure SQL Database
16 34 (2.85%) Big Data
17 30 (2.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 27 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
19 26 (2.18%) SQL Server 2014
20 25 (2.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 171 (14.31%) Visual Studio
2 114 (9.54%) Git (software)
3 82 (6.86%) JIRA
4 74 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (4.35%) NUnit
6 50 (4.18%) Subversion
7 48 (4.02%) Jenkins
8 42 (3.51%) TeamCity
9 32 (2.68%) Gradle
9 32 (2.68%) Maven
10 27 (2.26%) Hudson
10 27 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
11 26 (2.18%) Ant
12 21 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 18 (1.51%) MSTest
13 18 (1.51%) SpecFlow
14 17 (1.42%) WatiN
15 12 (1.00%) Selenium
16 11 (0.92%) gulp
16 11 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 189 (15.82%) Finance
2 46 (3.85%) Retail
3 38 (3.18%) Marketing
4 27 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.59%) Advertising
5 19 (1.59%) Back Office
6 11 (0.92%) Automotive
7 10 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.75%) Legal
8 9 (0.75%) Local Government
9 8 (0.67%) Banking
9 8 (0.67%) Games
10 6 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.50%) Publishing
11 4 (0.33%) Electronics
11 4 (0.33%) Romanian Language
11 4 (0.33%) Russian Language
12 3 (0.25%) Military
12 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 679 (56.82%) Developer
2 250 (20.92%) .NET Developer
3 212 (17.74%) C# Developer
4 153 (12.80%) Analyst
5 152 (12.72%) Software Developer
6 129 (10.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 115 (9.62%) SQL Developer
8 95 (7.95%) C# Software Developer
9 85 (7.11%) Web Developer
10 81 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 72 (6.03%) Senior Developer
12 68 (5.69%) SQL Server Developer
13 66 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
14 63 (5.27%) ASP.NET Developer
15 54 (4.52%) Support Analyst
16 50 (4.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 50 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
17 49 (4.10%) DBA
18 48 (4.02%) SQL DBA
19 47 (3.93%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (46.78%) .NET
2 330 (27.62%) ASP.NET
3 317 (26.53%) HTML
4 266 (22.26%) CSS
5 168 (14.06%) AngularJS
6 135 (11.30%) Web Services
7 133 (11.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 127 (10.63%) XML
9 125 (10.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 122 (10.21%) jQuery
11 99 (8.28%) .NET Framework
12 93 (7.78%) JSON
13 84 (7.03%) WCF
14 72 (6.03%) RESTful
15 69 (5.77%) HTML5
16 68 (5.69%) SOAP
17 65 (5.44%) WPF
18 56 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 55 (4.60%) CSS3
20 47 (3.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 158 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.69%) User Experience
3 47 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (2.93%) Reference Data
6 27 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 24 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.67%) Replication
10 19 (1.59%) Driving Licence
11 18 (1.51%) Life Science
12 16 (1.34%) Public Cloud
13 14 (1.17%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.17%) Fintech
14 13 (1.09%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.84%) Clustering
15 10 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.84%) NHS
16 9 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 286 (23.93%) Windows
2 137 (11.46%) Windows Server
3 99 (8.28%) Linux
4 63 (5.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (2.34%) Unix
7 26 (2.18%) Apple iOS
7 26 (2.18%) Windows 10
8 22 (1.84%) Android
9 20 (1.67%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (0.59%) VMS
14 6 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.25%) CentOS
16 3 (0.25%) Fedora
17 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (23.26%) MVC
3 176 (14.73%) Business Intelligence
4 159 (13.31%) TDD
5 147 (12.30%) Scrum
6 143 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
7 133 (11.13%) ETL
8 122 (10.21%) OO
9 118 (9.87%) Web Development
10 107 (8.95%) BDD
10 107 (8.95%) SDLC
11 106 (8.87%) Computer Science
11 106 (8.87%) CRM
12 101 (8.45%) Software Engineering
13 97 (8.12%) Test Automation
14 87 (7.28%) Migration
15 84 (7.03%) Project Management
16 81 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
17 76 (6.36%) Analytics
18 69 (5.77%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 674 (56.40%) SQL
2 592 (49.54%) C#
3 349 (29.21%) JavaScript
4 246 (20.59%) T-SQL
5 124 (10.38%) Java
6 109 (9.12%) PowerShell
7 63 (5.27%) Python
8 62 (5.19%) C++
9 55 (4.60%) PHP
9 55 (4.60%) TypeScript
10 50 (4.18%) PL/SQL
11 43 (3.60%) VB
12 39 (3.26%) VB.NET
13 34 (2.85%) VBA
14 31 (2.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 24 (2.01%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.92%) VBScript
17 19 (1.59%) C
18 18 (1.51%) XAML
19 14 (1.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 146 (12.22%) Degree
2 62 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (4.85%) Security Cleared
4 54 (4.52%) SC Cleared
5 34 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (2.59%) ISTQB
7 24 (2.01%) ISEB
8 16 (1.34%) MCP
9 10 (0.84%) MCTS
10 8 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.59%) CCNA
11 7 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.42%) MBCS
12 5 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.33%) MCSE
14 3 (0.25%) CCDA
14 3 (0.25%) CCDP
14 3 (0.25%) CCNP
14 3 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.18%) Data Quality
2 37 (3.10%) QA
3 26 (2.18%) SLA
4 8 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.50%) GDPR
7 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.42%) WAI
System Software
1 120 (10.04%) Active Directory
2 52 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.92%) Docker
5 18 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.34%) HDFS
7 11 (0.92%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.67%) vSphere
10 6 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.42%) XenApp
12 4 (0.33%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.25%) vCloud
13 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.17%) Firmware
14 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (2.26%) Puppet
2 18 (1.51%) Ansible
3 10 (0.84%) Backup Exec
4 9 (0.75%) Kibana
4 9 (0.75%) SCCM
5 7 (0.59%) vCenter Server
6 6 (0.50%) SCVMM
7 5 (0.42%) Nessus
8 4 (0.33%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.33%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.25%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.25%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.25%) Icinga
9 3 (0.25%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.25%) Nagios
9 3 (0.25%) Oozie
9 3 (0.25%) WSUS
10 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 580 (48.54%) Microsoft
2 193 (16.15%) Oracle
3 101 (8.45%) VMware
4 46 (3.85%) Tableau
5 37 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
5 37 (3.10%) Veeam
6 32 (2.68%) Xamarin
7 29 (2.43%) Cisco
8 22 (1.84%) HP
9 19 (1.59%) SAP
9 19 (1.59%) Talend
10 16 (1.34%) Alteryx
10 16 (1.34%) Facebook
10 16 (1.34%) Google
11 15 (1.26%) IBM
11 15 (1.26%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.17%) Apple
13 13 (1.09%) Citrix
14 11 (0.92%) Dell
15 10 (0.84%) Cognos