Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 802 1,281 1,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.18% 12.93% 13.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.55% 50.18% 48.80%
Number of salaries quoted 657 1,097 1,471
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 1,723 2,553 3,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.17% 25.77% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,323 2,022 2,848
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +2 296 £47,500 +2.15% 63
Essex -7 141 £40,000 -2.44% 32
Bedfordshire +4 128 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Cambridgeshire -9 126 £45,000 - 34
Suffolk +3 79 £40,250 +0.63% 30
Norfolk -7 30 £38,500 +1.32% 16
East Anglia - 2 £51,750 -
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 447 (55.74%) SQL
2 418 (52.12%) C#
3 412 (51.37%) Microsoft
4 397 (49.50%) .NET
5 286 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
6 258 (32.17%) Azure
7 237 (29.55%) JavaScript
8 231 (28.80%) ASP.NET
9 199 (24.81%) CSS
9 199 (24.81%) MVC
10 198 (24.69%) HTML
11 149 (18.58%) Windows
12 148 (18.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 142 (17.71%) T-SQL
14 128 (15.96%) Oracle
15 126 (15.71%) ETL
16 125 (15.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 122 (15.21%) AngularJS
18 120 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
19 111 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
20 108 (13.47%) E-Commerce
21 107 (13.34%) ASP.NET MVC
22 105 (13.09%) jQuery
23 103 (12.84%) .NET Framework
23 103 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
24 99 (12.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 99 (12.34%) Scrum
25 95 (11.85%) Web Development
25 95 (11.85%) Relational Database
26 93 (11.60%) AWS

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 60 (7.48%) IIS
2 42 (5.24%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.49%) CMS
4 21 (2.62%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.50%) JBoss
6 10 (1.25%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.50%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.37%) Apache
10 3 (0.37%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.25%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.25%) WordPress
12 1 (0.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.12%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.50%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.50%) FastStats
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.12%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.12%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 258 (32.17%) Azure
2 93 (11.60%) AWS
3 81 (10.10%) Power Platform
4 41 (5.11%) Office 365
5 23 (2.87%) npm
6 20 (2.49%) GCP
7 17 (2.12%) SaaS
8 10 (1.25%) IaaS
8 10 (1.25%) Serverless
9 7 (0.87%) AWS IoT
9 7 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.75%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.75%) PaaS
11 4 (0.50%) Responsys
12 3 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.37%) Azure Stack
12 3 (0.37%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.37%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.74%) Firewall
2 27 (3.37%) DNS
3 21 (2.62%) LAN
4 19 (2.37%) DHCP
5 17 (2.12%) WAN
6 14 (1.75%) Internet
6 14 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.75%) VLAN
6 14 (1.75%) VoIP
7 13 (1.62%) HTTP
8 7 (0.87%) SAN
8 7 (0.87%) SSL
8 7 (0.87%) VPN
9 4 (0.50%) Network Security
9 4 (0.50%) Skype
10 3 (0.37%) FTP
10 3 (0.37%) NAS
10 3 (0.37%) PPP
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (18.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 99 (12.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (11.85%) Relational Database
4 81 (10.10%) Power BI
5 80 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
6 79 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (8.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 64 (7.98%) MySQL
9 47 (5.86%) NoSQL
9 47 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 40 (4.99%) RDBMS
11 28 (3.49%) Data Lake
12 27 (3.37%) OLAP
13 23 (2.87%) IBM InfoSphere
14 22 (2.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 22 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (2.49%) MS Access
15 20 (2.49%) PowerPivot
16 19 (2.37%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 89 (11.10%) Git (software)
2 66 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (7.86%) Visual Studio
4 53 (6.61%) JIRA
5 29 (3.62%) webpack
6 25 (3.12%) Oracle Forms
7 20 (2.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 19 (2.37%) NUnit
8 19 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
9 18 (2.24%) Jenkins
9 18 (2.24%) Subversion
10 17 (2.12%) Zephyr
11 14 (1.75%) Selenium
12 12 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.37%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.87%) MSTest
15 6 (0.75%) Moq
15 6 (0.75%) TortoiseSVN
16 5 (0.62%) Jasmine
16 5 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 83 (10.35%) Finance
2 68 (8.48%) Retail
3 26 (3.24%) Public Sector
4 19 (2.37%) Marketing
5 14 (1.75%) Legal
6 13 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.12%) Law
9 4 (0.50%) Billing
9 4 (0.50%) Games
10 3 (0.37%) Banking
10 3 (0.37%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.25%) Automotive
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 2 (0.25%) Local Government
11 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 491 (61.22%) Developer
2 203 (25.31%) C# Developer
3 189 (23.57%) .NET Developer
4 146 (18.20%) SQL Developer
5 116 (14.46%) Analyst
6 109 (13.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 72 (8.98%) DBA
8 71 (8.85%) Software Developer
9 57 (7.11%) Web Developer
10 56 (6.98%) Administrator
11 53 (6.61%) ASP.NET Developer
12 51 (6.36%) SQL DBA
13 50 (6.23%) Full Stack Developer
14 47 (5.86%) .NET Software Developer
14 47 (5.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 47 (5.86%) Software Engineer
15 43 (5.36%) SQL Server Developer
16 40 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
17 39 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 37 (4.61%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (49.50%) .NET
2 231 (28.80%) ASP.NET
3 199 (24.81%) CSS
4 198 (24.69%) HTML
5 125 (15.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 122 (15.21%) AngularJS
7 107 (13.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 105 (13.09%) jQuery
9 103 (12.84%) .NET Framework
10 79 (9.85%) Entity Framework
11 72 (8.98%) Node.js
12 68 (8.48%) Web Services
13 62 (7.73%) .NET Core
14 59 (7.36%) HTML5
15 41 (5.11%) React
15 41 (5.11%) WPF
15 41 (5.11%) XML
16 40 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 39 (4.86%) RESTful
18 38 (4.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (6.36%) User Experience
3 47 (5.86%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (3.62%) Replication
5 28 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (2.62%) Virtual Team
7 18 (2.24%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.87%) Clustering
9 6 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.75%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.62%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (0.37%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.37%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.37%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.37%) Social Media
11 3 (0.37%) Wiki
12 2 (0.25%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 149 (18.58%) Windows
2 92 (11.47%) Linux
3 75 (9.35%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.62%) Unix
5 14 (1.75%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.50%) Android
8 10 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.62%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.62%) SUSE
10 4 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.50%) CentOS
10 4 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
12 1 (0.12%) Fedora
12 1 (0.12%) VMS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (24.81%) MVC
3 126 (15.71%) ETL
4 120 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
5 111 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
6 108 (13.47%) E-Commerce
7 99 (12.34%) Scrum
8 95 (11.85%) Web Development
9 90 (11.22%) Analytics
10 86 (10.72%) DevOps
11 79 (9.85%) SDLC
12 78 (9.73%) Software Engineering
13 70 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (8.60%) Data Modelling
15 68 (8.48%) OO
16 66 (8.23%) Migration
17 64 (7.98%) Project Management
18 63 (7.86%) TDD
19 59 (7.36%) ITIL
20 56 (6.98%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 447 (55.74%) SQL
2 418 (52.12%) C#
3 237 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 142 (17.71%) T-SQL
5 73 (9.10%) TypeScript
6 61 (7.61%) PowerShell
7 59 (7.36%) Java
8 51 (6.36%) VB.NET
9 40 (4.99%) PHP
10 38 (4.74%) Python
11 35 (4.36%) VBA
12 29 (3.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 27 (3.37%) C++
14 22 (2.74%) VBScript
15 20 (2.49%) VB
16 17 (2.12%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.75%) C
18 11 (1.37%) Ruby
19 9 (1.12%) Scala
20 7 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 87 (10.85%) Degree
2 47 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (4.61%) SC Cleared
5 24 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 16 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.87%) HND
8 10 (1.25%) MBCS
8 10 (1.25%) MCSA
9 8 (1.00%) ISEB
10 6 (0.75%) CCNA
10 6 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.75%) HNC
10 6 (0.75%) MCSE
11 5 (0.62%) MCP
11 5 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.25%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.36%) QA
2 30 (3.74%) SLA
3 13 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.75%) GDPR
5 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 42 (5.24%) Docker
3 28 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.49%) vSphere
5 10 (1.25%) HDFS
6 9 (1.12%) XenApp
7 8 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.75%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.25%) KVM
10 2 (0.25%) SRDF
10 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.25%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.62%) Foglight
2 13 (1.62%) LiteSpeed
2 13 (1.62%) SCOM
3 11 (1.37%) SCCM
4 10 (1.25%) Oozie
5 8 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.75%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.50%) Puppet
7 4 (0.50%) Terraform
7 4 (0.50%) WSUS
8 3 (0.37%) Ansible
8 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.25%) Avamar
9 2 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.25%) Grafana
9 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 412 (51.37%) Microsoft
2 128 (15.96%) Oracle
3 50 (6.23%) VMware
4 33 (4.11%) Google
5 25 (3.12%) IBM
6 23 (2.87%) Talend
7 21 (2.62%) Logi
7 21 (2.62%) Logi Analytics
8 17 (2.12%) Tableau
9 16 (2.00%) RedGate
9 16 (2.00%) Xamarin
10 15 (1.87%) Dell
11 14 (1.75%) Citrix
12 13 (1.62%) Cisco
13 11 (1.37%) MuleSoft
14 8 (1.00%) Informatica
15 7 (0.87%) HP
16 6 (0.75%) Apple
16 6 (0.75%) Veeam
17 5 (0.62%) Mitel