Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 717 447 418
Rank change year-on-year -270 -29 -86
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 273 242 940
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.54% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.91% 1.85% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 235 213 846
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £40,850
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -3.06%

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 30,146 13,053 35,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.27% 28.87% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19,720 11,028 29,816
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in England

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in England

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021. 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 -165 117 £51,500 -14.52% 25
Midlands -127 45 £45,000 -13.88% 6
North of England -146 39 £47,500 -5.00% 10
West Midlands -74 38 £45,000 -6.25% 4
South East -166 27 £50,000 +33.33% 4
South West -71 25 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Yorkshire -100 22 £46,250 -2.63% 4
North West -123 17 £50,000 -1.96% 6
East of England -94 9 £57,500 +21.05% 1
East Midlands -107 7 £42,500 -22.73% 2
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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.

1 273 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 192 (70.33%) SQL
3 178 (65.20%) Microsoft
4 115 (42.12%) Azure
5 113 (41.39%) .NET
6 109 (39.93%) T-SQL
6 109 (39.93%) C#
7 92 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (31.87%) Finance
9 85 (31.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 84 (30.77%) Windows
11 75 (27.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 69 (25.27%) ETL
13 65 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
14 54 (19.78%) Social Skills
15 51 (18.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 51 (18.68%) Microsoft 365
16 49 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
16 49 (17.95%) ASP.NET
16 49 (17.95%) SQL Server 2016
17 47 (17.22%) DevOps
17 47 (17.22%) SQL Server 2008
18 46 (16.85%) MVC
19 44 (16.12%) ASP.NET Web API
20 42 (15.38%) AngularJS
21 41 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
22 40 (14.65%) Windows Server 2016
22 40 (14.65%) Power Platform
22 40 (14.65%) SQL Server 2014
22 40 (14.65%) CSS

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 37 (13.55%) IIS
2 18 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.76%) CMS
3 13 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 11 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.66%) Apache
5 10 (3.66%) Umbraco
6 8 (2.93%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.56%) Confluence
7 7 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.37%) JBoss
10 1 (0.37%) nginx
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (13.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.93%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.47%) BambooHR
2 4 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.10%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.37%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 115 (42.12%) Azure
2 51 (18.68%) Microsoft 365
3 40 (14.65%) Power Platform
4 31 (11.36%) AWS
5 17 (6.23%) Dynamics 365
6 16 (5.86%) SaaS
7 11 (4.03%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (3.66%) GitHub
9 9 (3.30%) Azure Data Factory
10 8 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (2.93%) Azure Logic Apps
11 7 (2.56%) Amazon S3
11 7 (2.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 7 (2.56%) Lucidchart
12 5 (1.83%) Azure Event Grid
12 5 (1.83%) Azure Functions
12 5 (1.83%) IaaS
12 5 (1.83%) Serverless
13 3 (1.10%) Azure Service Bus
13 3 (1.10%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.33%) SAN
2 19 (6.96%) VPN
3 18 (6.59%) Firewall
4 16 (5.86%) DNS
5 13 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.40%) DHCP
7 9 (3.30%) WAN
8 8 (2.93%) LAN
8 8 (2.93%) Network Security
8 8 (2.93%) Skype
9 7 (2.56%) VLAN
10 5 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.83%) Internet
10 5 (1.83%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.83%) MPLS
10 5 (1.83%) Wireless
11 4 (1.47%) VoIP
12 3 (1.10%) Intranet
12 3 (1.10%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (31.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (27.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (18.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 49 (17.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 47 (17.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 40 (14.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 34 (12.45%) Power BI
9 30 (10.99%) SQL Server 2017
10 27 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (8.42%) Relational Database
12 19 (6.96%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (6.23%) SQL Server 2019
14 16 (5.86%) NoSQL
14 16 (5.86%) Oracle Database
14 16 (5.86%) Spotfire
15 14 (5.13%) MongoDB
16 13 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (4.03%) MS Access
18 10 (3.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.62%) JIRA
2 29 (10.62%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.49%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.93%) Bitbucket
5 8 (2.93%) MSTest
5 8 (2.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (2.93%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 7 (2.56%) Mocha
6 7 (2.56%) Postman
6 7 (2.56%) Selenium
6 7 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 7 (2.56%) Visual Studio Code
7 6 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.47%) Subversion
9 2 (0.73%) NUnit
9 2 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 87 (31.87%) Finance
2 54 (19.78%) Social Skills
3 32 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (11.36%) Retail
5 14 (5.13%) Law
6 13 (4.76%) French Language
7 8 (2.93%) Back Office
7 8 (2.93%) Marketing
8 7 (2.56%) Documentation Skills
8 7 (2.56%) Legal
9 5 (1.83%) Automotive
9 5 (1.83%) Banking
9 5 (1.83%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.83%) Games
9 5 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.83%) Publishing
10 2 (0.73%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.73%) Military
11 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 147 (53.85%) Developer
2 67 (24.54%) SQL Developer
3 49 (17.95%) DBA
4 42 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 40 (14.65%) SQL DBA
6 37 (13.55%) C# Developer
7 27 (9.89%) Administrator
8 26 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
9 25 (9.16%) Analyst
10 23 (8.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 23 (8.42%) Senior Developer
11 20 (7.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (6.59%) Software Developer
13 17 (6.23%) SQL BI Developer
14 14 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (5.13%) Azure Developer
14 14 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (5.13%) Senior SQL Developer
15 12 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 10 (3.66%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (41.39%) .NET
2 49 (17.95%) ASP.NET
3 44 (16.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 42 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 40 (14.65%) CSS
6 36 (13.19%) HTML
7 35 (12.82%) .NET Framework
7 35 (12.82%) jQuery
8 32 (11.72%) REST
9 29 (10.62%) Web Services
10 24 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (7.69%) XML
12 19 (6.96%) JSON
12 19 (6.96%) WPF
13 18 (6.59%) Entity Framework
13 18 (6.59%) React
14 16 (5.86%) .NET Core
15 14 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (4.76%) EDI
17 12 (4.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.26%) Clustering
2 21 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (3.66%) Driving Licence
3 10 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.30%) Replication
5 8 (2.93%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.93%) FMCG
6 7 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.56%) User Experience
7 6 (2.20%) AS400
8 3 (1.10%) NHS
8 3 (1.10%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.10%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.10%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.73%) Industry 4.0
9 2 (0.73%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.73%) SCADA
10 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (30.77%) Windows
2 40 (14.65%) Windows Server 2016
3 39 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 36 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (9.16%) Windows 10
6 21 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
7 17 (6.23%) Linux
8 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.73%) VMS
11 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.27%) ETL
3 65 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (17.22%) DevOps
5 46 (16.85%) MVC
6 41 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (13.92%) TDD
8 37 (13.55%) Scrum
9 33 (12.09%) OO
10 31 (11.36%) SDLC
11 28 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (9.52%) Computer Science
13 25 (9.16%) Full Stack Development
13 25 (9.16%) ITIL
13 25 (9.16%) OOP
14 23 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (8.06%) Software Engineering
16 21 (7.69%) Change Management
16 21 (7.69%) SOLID
17 20 (7.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 192 (70.33%) SQL
2 109 (39.93%) C#
2 109 (39.93%) T-SQL
3 33 (12.09%) JavaScript
4 32 (11.72%) PowerShell
5 20 (7.33%) VB.NET
6 11 (4.03%) VBA
7 9 (3.30%) VB
7 9 (3.30%) XPath
8 7 (2.56%) Python
8 7 (2.56%) X++
9 5 (1.83%) VBScript
10 4 (1.47%) ANSI SQL
10 4 (1.47%) C++
10 4 (1.47%) PHP
11 2 (0.73%) C
11 2 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.73%) Java
11 2 (0.73%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (7.69%) Degree
2 17 (6.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.03%) MCSA
4 11 (4.03%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.66%) MCSE
6 8 (2.93%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.20%) CCNA
7 6 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.83%) CCA
8 5 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.47%) CCNP
10 2 (0.73%) MCITP
11 1 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.69%) QA
2 11 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.30%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.56%) Accessibility
5 6 (2.20%) SLA
6 5 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.73%) HL7
8 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 26 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.40%) vSphere
3 7 (2.56%) Ceph
3 7 (2.56%) XenApp
4 6 (2.20%) Docker
4 6 (2.20%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (2.56%) Galera Cluster
2 5 (1.83%) Ansible
2 5 (1.83%) Grafana
2 5 (1.83%) Terraform
2 5 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.37%) SCCM
5 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 178 (65.20%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.09%) VMware
3 24 (8.79%) Oracle
4 16 (5.86%) Citrix
4 16 (5.86%) TIBCO
5 13 (4.76%) Cisco
6 12 (4.40%) IBM
7 10 (3.66%) Sophos
8 9 (3.30%) Veeam
9 8 (2.93%) Dell
10 7 (2.56%) Adobe
10 7 (2.56%) Atlassian
10 7 (2.56%) Percona
10 7 (2.56%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.20%) HP
11 6 (2.20%) NetApp
11 6 (2.20%) SAP
12 5 (1.83%) EMC
12 5 (1.83%) HubSpot