Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 460 410 331
Rank change year-on-year -50 -79 -106
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 649 1,059 1,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.76% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.14% 2.66% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 580 896 1,411
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

SQL Server 2012 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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 30,340 39,864 50,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.81% 28.49% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25,116 33,001 42,413
England median annual salary £53,931 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.11%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in England

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in England

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in England over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in England

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the England region over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. 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
London -74 285 £51,725 -5.96% 40
South East +25 118 £50,000 +5.26% 19
North of England +2 94 £43,750 +1.74% 20
Midlands -4 81 £47,500 +11.76% 21
East Midlands +31 61 £47,500 +9.20% 12
North West +14 56 £40,000 -8.05% 5
South West +31 40 £43,250 -17.62% 8
Yorkshire +20 38 £50,000 +11.11% 14
East of England +57 30 £40,000 -24.88% 11
West Midlands -12 19 £47,500 +18.75% 9
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 649 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 441 (67.95%) Microsoft
3 401 (61.79%) SQL
4 307 (47.30%) C#
5 290 (44.68%) .NET
6 273 (42.06%) Azure
7 208 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
8 207 (31.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 207 (31.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 204 (31.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 195 (30.05%) JavaScript
11 191 (29.43%) Finance
12 189 (29.12%) ASP.NET
13 180 (27.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 175 (26.96%) MVC
15 174 (26.81%) Windows
16 165 (25.42%) CSS
17 161 (24.81%) T-SQL
18 146 (22.50%) HTML
19 145 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
19 145 (22.34%) .NET Framework
20 143 (22.03%) SQL Server 2014
21 134 (20.65%) Scrum
22 117 (18.03%) Web Services
23 112 (17.26%) XML
23 112 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
24 110 (16.95%) VMware
25 104 (16.02%) REST
26 103 (15.87%) AWS
27 96 (14.79%) Oracle

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 63 (9.71%) IIS
2 51 (7.86%) MS Exchange
3 44 (6.78%) EPiServer
4 42 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (5.70%) CMS
6 28 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (4.01%) Drupal
8 24 (3.70%) SharePoint
9 19 (2.93%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.08%) JBoss
12 6 (0.92%) SAS
13 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.62%) Confluence
15 3 (0.46%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
16 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (4.01%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.62%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) FastStats
4 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 273 (42.06%) Azure
2 103 (15.87%) AWS
3 89 (13.71%) Office 365
4 64 (9.86%) Power Platform
5 19 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.93%) IaaS
6 18 (2.77%) SaaS
7 15 (2.31%) PaaS
8 10 (1.54%) NuGet
9 9 (1.39%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.08%) GCP
12 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.46%) WhatsApp
13 2 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.31%) CloudBees
14 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.15%) Azure Functions
14 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.93%) SAN
2 42 (6.47%) Internet
3 41 (6.32%) Firewall
4 29 (4.47%) TCP/IP
5 27 (4.16%) DNS
6 24 (3.70%) DHCP
7 21 (3.24%) VPN
8 17 (2.62%) WAN
9 16 (2.47%) LAN
10 13 (2.00%) NAS
10 13 (2.00%) VoIP
11 12 (1.85%) Network Security
12 11 (1.69%) iSCSI
13 10 (1.54%) Wireless
14 8 (1.23%) HTTP
15 7 (1.08%) Extranet
15 7 (1.08%) SSL
16 4 (0.62%) NetScaler
16 4 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
17 3 (0.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 649 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 207 (31.90%) SQL Server 2016
2 207 (31.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 204 (31.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 180 (27.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 143 (22.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 78 (12.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 63 (9.71%) Power BI
8 56 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
8 56 (8.63%) Relational Database
9 55 (8.47%) MySQL
10 38 (5.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 37 (5.70%) Oracle Database
12 31 (4.78%) SQL Server 2017
13 29 (4.47%) Azure SQL Database
13 29 (4.47%) RDBMS
14 24 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
15 18 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 94 (14.48%) Visual Studio
2 86 (13.25%) Git (software)
3 66 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 51 (7.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 37 (5.70%) Selenium
6 27 (4.16%) SoapUI
7 19 (2.93%) JIRA
8 17 (2.62%) NUnit
9 12 (1.85%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.54%) PowerBuilder
11 8 (1.23%) Jasmine
11 8 (1.23%) Subversion
12 6 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.77%) Postman
13 5 (0.77%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 191 (29.43%) Finance
2 60 (9.24%) Retail
3 31 (4.78%) Manufacturing
4 23 (3.54%) Legal
5 20 (3.08%) Back Office
6 18 (2.77%) Public Sector
7 17 (2.62%) Marketing
8 16 (2.47%) Law
9 15 (2.31%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.85%) Electronics
11 9 (1.39%) Publishing
12 8 (1.23%) Automotive
12 8 (1.23%) Banking
13 7 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.77%) Advertising
14 5 (0.77%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.62%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.46%) Billing
17 1 (0.15%) French Language
17 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 314 (48.38%) Developer
2 122 (18.80%) .NET Developer
3 106 (16.33%) C# Developer
4 105 (16.18%) DBA
5 86 (13.25%) Administrator
6 85 (13.10%) C# .NET Developer
7 76 (11.71%) SQL DBA
8 51 (7.86%) SQL Developer
9 38 (5.86%) Software Developer
10 37 (5.70%) Support Engineer
11 36 (5.55%) Lead Developer
11 36 (5.55%) Senior Developer
12 35 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
13 33 (5.08%) Web Developer
14 30 (4.62%) Senior DBA
15 25 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
16 24 (3.70%) Analyst
17 23 (3.54%) Applications Developer
17 23 (3.54%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (44.68%) .NET
2 189 (29.12%) ASP.NET
3 165 (25.42%) CSS
4 146 (22.50%) HTML
5 145 (22.34%) .NET Framework
6 117 (18.03%) Web Services
7 112 (17.26%) XML
8 104 (16.02%) REST
9 91 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 77 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 75 (11.56%) jQuery
12 72 (11.09%) AngularJS
13 68 (10.48%) WCF
14 67 (10.32%) SOAP
15 57 (8.78%) JSON
16 52 (8.01%) Entity Framework
17 51 (7.86%) HTML5
18 49 (7.55%) RESTful
19 48 (7.40%) CSS3
20 46 (7.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.39%) Replication
3 33 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.31%) Clustering
5 26 (4.01%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 24 (3.70%) User Experience
8 13 (2.00%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.69%) Reinsurance
11 9 (1.39%) EMC VNX
11 9 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.23%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.08%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.92%) EPoS
15 4 (0.62%) Robotics
16 3 (0.46%) Algorithms
16 3 (0.46%) e-Learning
16 3 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 174 (26.81%) Windows
2 89 (13.71%) Windows Server
3 83 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (7.55%) Linux
5 48 (7.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 17 (2.62%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.31%) Solaris
10 14 (2.16%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.85%) Unix
12 9 (1.39%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.08%) Android
14 4 (0.62%) CentOS
15 3 (0.46%) HPUX
15 3 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (26.96%) MVC
3 145 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
4 134 (20.65%) Scrum
5 112 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
6 95 (14.64%) Performance Tuning
7 87 (13.41%) DevOps
8 76 (11.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 71 (10.94%) ITIL
9 71 (10.94%) Web Development
10 62 (9.55%) SDLC
11 61 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (8.94%) ETL
13 57 (8.78%) Unit Testing
14 52 (8.01%) OO
15 50 (7.70%) TDD
16 49 (7.55%) Mentoring
17 47 (7.24%) Customer Requirements
18 45 (6.93%) Test Automation
19 38 (5.86%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 401 (61.79%) SQL
2 307 (47.30%) C#
3 195 (30.05%) JavaScript
4 161 (24.81%) T-SQL
5 89 (13.71%) PowerShell
6 39 (6.01%) XPath
7 32 (4.93%) Python
8 31 (4.78%) Bash Shell
9 25 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 24 (3.70%) X++
11 22 (3.39%) Perl
12 20 (3.08%) VB.NET
13 19 (2.93%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.77%) Java
15 13 (2.00%) VBScript
16 11 (1.69%) PHP
16 11 (1.69%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.54%) Ruby
17 10 (1.54%) VBA
18 8 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 51 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (5.55%) Degree
3 27 (4.16%) MCSA
4 25 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (3.54%) MCSE
6 21 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (2.62%) Oracle Certification
8 11 (1.69%) CIW
9 8 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.23%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.08%) OCA
11 6 (0.92%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.62%) CCNA
12 4 (0.62%) CCNP
12 4 (0.62%) CCSP
12 4 (0.62%) CCVP
12 4 (0.62%) VCP5
13 3 (0.46%) MCITP
13 3 (0.46%) MCSD
13 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.24%) QA
2 23 (3.54%) Data Quality
3 21 (3.24%) SLA
4 17 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.08%) COBIT
5 7 (1.08%) GDPR
6 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.31%) NCSC
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 96 (14.79%) Active Directory
2 74 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.08%) XenApp
4 32 (4.93%) Hyper-V
5 27 (4.16%) vSphere
6 21 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (3.08%) XenDesktop
8 14 (2.16%) Terminal Server
9 13 (2.00%) Docker
10 12 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (3.24%) SCCM
2 19 (2.93%) SCOM
3 16 (2.47%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.08%) Ansible
6 7 (1.08%) Avamar
6 7 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.08%) Puppet
7 6 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.92%) Terraform
8 5 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 441 (67.95%) Microsoft
2 110 (16.95%) VMware
3 96 (14.79%) Oracle
4 48 (7.40%) Citrix
5 29 (4.47%) Tableau
6 23 (3.54%) HP
7 22 (3.39%) Xamarin
8 21 (3.24%) Cisco
9 17 (2.62%) EMC
10 15 (2.31%) Veeam
11 14 (2.16%) AppDynamics
11 14 (2.16%) SAP
12 12 (1.85%) MuleSoft
12 12 (1.85%) WatchGuard
13 10 (1.54%) RedGate
14 8 (1.23%) Google
14 8 (1.23%) Meraki
14 8 (1.23%) Symantec
15 7 (1.08%) Sun
16 6 (0.92%) McAfee