Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 376 263 204
Rank change year-on-year -113 -59 -39
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1,356 2,041 3,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 1.27% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.71% 4.13% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 1,825 2,913
England median annual salary £46,250 £47,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.60% +2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,243 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 50,049 49,381 58,451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.77% 30.71% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 41,231 42,359 50,378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 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
London -104 560 £60,000 +6.19% 74
South East -33 290 £45,000 -5.26% 33
North of England -130 176 £37,500 -6.25% 24
Midlands -18 149 £40,000 -5.88% 24
West Midlands +6 110 £37,500 -11.76% 13
North West -54 106 £37,250 -6.88% 12
South West -21 99 £40,000 - 19
East of England -72 81 £44,000 -7.37% 18
Yorkshire -114 58 £46,250 +15.63% 9
East Midlands -33 39 £42,500 - 11
North East -23 12 £37,000 -7.50% 3
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 1,356 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1,003 (73.97%) SQL
3 702 (51.77%) Microsoft
4 634 (46.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 585 (43.14%) .NET
6 523 (38.57%) C#
7 519 (38.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 512 (37.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 485 (35.77%) T-SQL
10 425 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
11 372 (27.43%) Finance
12 367 (27.06%) Business Intelligence
13 350 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 340 (25.07%) ASP.NET
15 321 (23.67%) SQL Server 2014
16 317 (23.38%) Windows
17 306 (22.57%) MVC
18 284 (20.94%) JavaScript
19 276 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
20 274 (20.21%) Data Warehouse
21 254 (18.73%) ETL
22 253 (18.66%) SQL Server 2016
23 247 (18.22%) HTML
24 230 (16.96%) CSS
25 226 (16.67%) Web Services
26 190 (14.01%) Visual Studio
27 189 (13.94%) Performance Tuning
28 183 (13.50%) WCF
29 174 (12.83%) ASP.NET Web API
30 171 (12.61%) .NET Framework

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
1 105 (7.74%) IIS
2 75 (5.53%) SharePoint
3 59 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 44 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (2.21%) Tomcat
8 25 (1.84%) Confluence
9 23 (1.70%) CMS
10 17 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (1.18%) Drupal
11 16 (1.18%) JBoss
11 16 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (1.18%) Umbraco
11 16 (1.18%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.03%) Apache
12 14 (1.03%) SAS
13 13 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.96%) Skype for Business
14 10 (0.74%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 77 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.15%) FreeHand
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) SPSS
5 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.84%) Elite 3E
3 18 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (1.33%) MetaTrader
4 8 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.29%) assyst
6 3 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.22%) Sage 1000
6 3 (0.22%) Sage 500
7 2 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.074%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.074%) Endur
8 1 (0.074%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.074%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.074%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 276 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (3.76%) Office 365
4 35 (2.58%) Azure Data Factory
5 26 (1.92%) SaaS
6 18 (1.33%) NuGet
7 16 (1.18%) PaaS
8 10 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.59%) IaaS
10 7 (0.52%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.29%) GitHub
12 4 (0.29%) npm
13 3 (0.22%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
15 1 (0.074%) Azure Machine Learning
15 1 (0.074%) Boomi
15 1 (0.074%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.54%) Firewall
2 47 (3.47%) SAN
3 43 (3.17%) DNS
4 32 (2.36%) DHCP
5 28 (2.06%) Internet
5 28 (2.06%) TCP/IP
6 25 (1.84%) VLAN
7 24 (1.77%) NetScaler
8 23 (1.70%) LAN
8 23 (1.70%) VoIP
9 22 (1.62%) WAN
10 21 (1.55%) VPN
11 20 (1.47%) NAS
12 13 (0.96%) Skype
13 11 (0.81%) WLAN
14 10 (0.74%) HTTP
15 9 (0.66%) LTE
16 8 (0.59%) SNMP
17 7 (0.52%) FTP
17 7 (0.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,356 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 634 (46.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 519 (38.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 512 (37.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 350 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 321 (23.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 274 (20.21%) Data Warehouse
8 253 (18.66%) SQL Server 2016
9 143 (10.55%) Power BI
10 118 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 108 (7.96%) Relational Database
12 50 (3.69%) MySQL
13 47 (3.47%) Azure SQL Database
13 47 (3.47%) Oracle Database
14 46 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
14 46 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
15 33 (2.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 33 (2.43%) NoSQL
16 32 (2.36%) Data Lake
16 32 (2.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 190 (14.01%) Visual Studio
2 150 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (5.09%) Git (software)
4 52 (3.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 45 (3.32%) TeamCity
6 39 (2.88%) JIRA
7 35 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (1.55%) ReSharper
9 19 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 19 (1.40%) Maven
10 18 (1.33%) Ant
10 18 (1.33%) CA Release Automation
10 18 (1.33%) Fiddler
10 18 (1.33%) IntelliJ
10 18 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
11 17 (1.25%) Jenkins
12 14 (1.03%) NUnit
13 13 (0.96%) Subversion
14 11 (0.81%) Selenium
15 10 (0.74%) Moq
General
1 372 (27.43%) Finance
2 63 (4.65%) Banking
3 62 (4.57%) Retail
4 60 (4.42%) Advertising
5 48 (3.54%) Marketing
6 31 (2.29%) Front Office
7 29 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.77%) Legal
9 20 (1.47%) Automotive
10 17 (1.25%) Back Office
10 17 (1.25%) Games
11 13 (0.96%) Law
11 13 (0.96%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.52%) Publishing
13 6 (0.44%) Electronics
13 6 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.074%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 767 (56.56%) Developer
2 228 (16.81%) .NET Developer
3 211 (15.56%) SQL Developer
4 204 (15.04%) DBA
5 181 (13.35%) C# Developer
6 176 (12.98%) SQL DBA
7 169 (12.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 131 (9.66%) Senior Developer
9 119 (8.78%) Administrator
10 116 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 111 (8.19%) Analyst
12 78 (5.75%) Software Developer
13 65 (4.79%) SQL Server Developer
14 64 (4.72%) SQL BI Developer
14 64 (4.72%) SSIS Developer
15 63 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
16 49 (3.61%) Consultant
17 45 (3.32%) ASP.NET Developer
18 42 (3.10%) Data Warehouse Developer
19 41 (3.02%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (43.14%) .NET
2 340 (25.07%) ASP.NET
3 247 (18.22%) HTML
4 230 (16.96%) CSS
5 226 (16.67%) Web Services
6 183 (13.50%) WCF
7 174 (12.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 171 (12.61%) .NET Framework
9 166 (12.24%) XML
10 163 (12.02%) AngularJS
11 153 (11.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 153 (11.28%) jQuery
12 149 (10.99%) Entity Framework
13 105 (7.74%) SOAP
14 79 (5.83%) REST
15 78 (5.75%) RESTful
16 75 (5.53%) WPF
17 70 (5.16%) JSON
18 64 (4.72%) XSLT
19 59 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 85 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
3 59 (4.35%) Clustering
4 56 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 54 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
6 53 (3.91%) Replication
7 48 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (2.58%) Management Information System
9 29 (2.14%) Data Centre
10 26 (1.92%) User Experience
11 25 (1.84%) Fintech
12 24 (1.77%) W3C
13 23 (1.70%) Driving Licence
14 16 (1.18%) FMCG
15 15 (1.11%) Mobile App
16 13 (0.96%) N-Tier
17 12 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
18 10 (0.74%) Blackberry
19 9 (0.66%) Data Structures
20 8 (0.59%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 317 (23.38%) Windows
2 160 (11.80%) Windows Server
3 144 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 98 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (5.01%) Linux
6 49 (3.61%) Windows 7
7 35 (2.58%) Windows 10
8 22 (1.62%) Windows 8
9 21 (1.55%) CentOS
10 18 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.03%) Unix
12 13 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.96%) VMS
13 6 (0.44%) Android
14 5 (0.37%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.37%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.22%) Solaris
16 1 (0.074%) HPUX
16 1 (0.074%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.074%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (27.06%) Business Intelligence
3 306 (22.57%) MVC
4 254 (18.73%) ETL
5 189 (13.94%) Performance Tuning
6 163 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
7 153 (11.28%) SDLC
8 136 (10.03%) TDD
9 125 (9.22%) ITIL
10 117 (8.63%) Scrum
11 111 (8.19%) Data Modelling
12 108 (7.96%) Unit Testing
13 102 (7.52%) Kimball Methodology
13 102 (7.52%) Migration
14 86 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
15 81 (5.97%) Analytics
16 79 (5.83%) DevOps
17 76 (5.60%) High Availability
18 75 (5.53%) Change Management
19 74 (5.46%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,003 (73.97%) SQL
2 523 (38.57%) C#
3 485 (35.77%) T-SQL
4 284 (20.94%) JavaScript
5 145 (10.69%) PowerShell
6 118 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 45 (3.32%) Java
7 45 (3.32%) VBA
8 38 (2.80%) PL/SQL
9 30 (2.21%) VB
10 28 (2.06%) Perl
11 24 (1.77%) TypeScript
12 21 (1.55%) C
13 19 (1.40%) XPath
14 13 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 13 (0.96%) VB6
15 12 (0.88%) PHP
16 11 (0.81%) VBScript
17 8 (0.59%) Python
18 5 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 102 (7.52%) Degree
2 71 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (1.92%) MCSE
4 18 (1.33%) MCITP
5 17 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.11%) MCSA
7 15 (1.11%) Postgraduate
8 14 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 13 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.81%) CCNA
11 8 (0.59%) MCTS
11 8 (0.59%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.52%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.44%) MCP
14 5 (0.37%) CCENT
14 5 (0.37%) MBA
15 4 (0.29%) MCDBA
15 4 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.42%) QA
2 41 (3.02%) Data Quality
3 31 (2.29%) SLA
4 6 (0.44%) GDPR
4 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.29%) COBIT
5 4 (0.29%) DICOM
5 4 (0.29%) HL7
6 2 (0.15%) MiFID
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.15%) TickIT
7 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 99 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 62 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.62%) HDFS
4 22 (1.62%) XenApp
5 19 (1.40%) vSphere
6 17 (1.25%) XenDesktop
7 15 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.88%) DFS Replication
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.52%) OpenAM
11 6 (0.44%) Docker
12 4 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.074%) KVM
14 1 (0.074%) NFS
14 1 (0.074%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (2.36%) Perfmon
2 25 (1.84%) SCCM
3 19 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
4 18 (1.33%) Kibana
4 18 (1.33%) logstash
5 16 (1.18%) Puppet
6 14 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 14 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.88%) SCOM
8 11 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
8 11 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 11 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.81%) WSUS
9 6 (0.44%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.29%) Endace
11 4 (0.29%) Foglight
11 4 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 702 (51.77%) Microsoft
2 115 (8.48%) VMware
3 109 (8.04%) Oracle
4 68 (5.01%) Tableau
5 59 (4.35%) Cisco
6 35 (2.58%) Cognos
7 34 (2.51%) Citrix
8 31 (2.29%) SolarWinds
9 26 (1.92%) HP
10 25 (1.84%) Intapp
11 23 (1.70%) SAP
12 22 (1.62%) Symantec
12 22 (1.62%) TIBCO
13 20 (1.47%) CheckPoint
13 20 (1.47%) WorldPay
14 17 (1.25%) Cadence
14 17 (1.25%) Capita
14 17 (1.25%) Charles River
14 17 (1.25%) RedGate
14 17 (1.25%) Xamarin