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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK / England
Rank 258 191 166
Rank change year-on-year -67 -25  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1016 1737 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.79% 1.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.25% 5.79% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 899 1519 1784
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 23896 30003 31174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 30.31% 30.96% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20491 25835 26667
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -73 414 £55,000 - 56
South East -13 172 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Yorkshire -42 127 £40,000 - 10
East of England -28 72 £47,500 +5.55% 3
North West -74 71 £37,500 -11.76% 20
South West +18 61 £41,500 +3.75% 13
West Midlands +26 56 £42,500 +3.65% 10
East Midlands -1 36 £37,500 -21.05% 10
North East -5 4 £35,000 -15.66% 2
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 2185 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1513 (69.24%) SQL
3 1103 (50.48%) Microsoft
4 986 (45.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 906 (41.46%) .NET
6 856 (39.18%) C#
7 815 (37.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 798 (36.52%) T-SQL
9 700 (32.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 652 (29.84%) SQL Server 2014
11 636 (29.11%) Windows
12 604 (27.64%) Business Intelligence
13 538 (24.62%) ASP.NET
14 509 (23.30%) Data Warehouse
15 508 (23.25%) MS Excel
16 499 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
17 495 (22.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 473 (21.65%) JavaScript
19 463 (21.19%) Finance
20 421 (19.27%) MVC
21 411 (18.81%) Windows Server
22 409 (18.72%) HTML
22 409 (18.72%) ETL
23 403 (18.44%) CSS
24 379 (17.35%) Visual Studio
25 358 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
26 342 (15.65%) Microsoft Azure
27 308 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
28 294 (13.46%) .NET Framework
29 286 (13.09%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2012
Top Related 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
1 250 (11.44%) SharePoint
2 211 (9.66%) IIS
3 144 (6.59%) MS Exchange
4 94 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 92 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 66 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 50 (2.29%) CMS
7 50 (2.29%) Skype for Business
8 42 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 39 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 38 (1.74%) WebSphere
11 31 (1.42%) Tomcat
12 27 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
13 26 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (1.14%) Umbraco
15 23 (1.05%) Apache
16 15 (0.69%) MQSeries
16 15 (0.69%) SAS
17 14 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
18 13 (0.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 508 (23.25%) MS Excel
2 114 (5.22%) MS Office
3 15 (0.69%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.23%) InVision
5 5 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.092%) InDesign
6 2 (0.092%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (0.41%) SAP Business One
5 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.14%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 3 (0.14%) Sage 1000
8 3 (0.14%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.092%) FastStats
9 2 (0.092%) Infor CRM
9 2 (0.092%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.092%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.046%) Bankmaster
10 1 (0.046%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.046%) Magento
10 1 (0.046%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.046%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 342 (15.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 103 (4.71%) Office 365
4 35 (1.60%) SaaS
5 24 (1.10%) GitHub
6 22 (1.01%) IaaS
7 19 (0.87%) PaaS
8 16 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
10 7 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.23%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.23%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.14%) Google Play
12 3 (0.14%) Yammer
13 2 (0.092%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.046%) G Suite
14 1 (0.046%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 111 (5.08%) DNS
2 101 (4.62%) SAN
3 95 (4.35%) DHCP
4 78 (3.57%) Firewall
5 58 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 50 (2.29%) Internet
6 50 (2.29%) LAN
7 48 (2.20%) NAS
8 47 (2.15%) VoIP
8 47 (2.15%) VPN
9 43 (1.97%) WAN
10 42 (1.92%) Intranet
11 31 (1.42%) VLAN
12 29 (1.33%) HTTP
13 25 (1.14%) Skype
14 17 (0.78%) Network Security
15 16 (0.73%) SMTP
16 15 (0.69%) Wireless
17 14 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (0.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2185 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 986 (45.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 815 (37.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 700 (32.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 652 (29.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 509 (23.30%) Data Warehouse
7 495 (22.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 286 (13.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 263 (12.04%) SQL Server 2016
10 179 (8.19%) Relational Database
11 169 (7.73%) Power BI
12 122 (5.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 101 (4.62%) OLAP
14 78 (3.57%) Big Data
15 57 (2.61%) NoSQL
16 52 (2.38%) MongoDB
16 52 (2.38%) MySQL
16 52 (2.38%) RDBMS
17 46 (2.11%) QlikView
18 44 (2.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 379 (17.35%) Visual Studio
2 218 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 71 (3.25%) NUnit
5 64 (2.93%) TeamCity
6 38 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 34 (1.56%) Moq
8 30 (1.37%) Selenium
9 28 (1.28%) MSTest
10 27 (1.24%) Subversion
11 25 (1.14%) Jenkins
12 22 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 18 (0.82%) JIRA
14 17 (0.78%) Jasmine
14 17 (0.78%) Protractor
15 16 (0.73%) SpecFlow
16 14 (0.64%) ReSharper
17 11 (0.50%) Maven
17 11 (0.50%) WiX
18 10 (0.46%) MSBuild
General
1 463 (21.19%) Finance
2 152 (6.96%) Banking
3 91 (4.16%) Legal
4 89 (4.07%) Marketing
5 77 (3.52%) Retail
6 70 (3.20%) Advertising
7 42 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.60%) Investment Banking
9 34 (1.56%) Back Office
9 34 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.51%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.46%) Law
12 27 (1.24%) Publishing
13 17 (0.78%) Automotive
14 15 (0.69%) Electronics
15 14 (0.64%) Music Industry
16 10 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.41%) Games
18 5 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
19 4 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1116 (51.08%) Developer
2 447 (20.46%) .NET Developer
3 430 (19.68%) SQL Developer
4 368 (16.84%) DBA
5 327 (14.97%) C# Developer
6 319 (14.60%) SQL DBA
7 257 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 252 (11.53%) Senior Developer
9 233 (10.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 206 (9.43%) Analyst
11 181 (8.28%) Administrator
12 146 (6.68%) SQL Server DBA
13 130 (5.95%) SQL Server Developer
14 129 (5.90%) ASP.NET Developer
15 109 (4.99%) SSIS Developer
16 108 (4.94%) SQL BI Developer
17 105 (4.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 99 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
19 76 (3.48%) Senior SQL Developer
20 74 (3.39%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 906 (41.46%) .NET
2 538 (24.62%) ASP.NET
3 409 (18.72%) HTML
4 403 (18.44%) CSS
5 294 (13.46%) .NET Framework
6 258 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 252 (11.53%) jQuery
8 209 (9.57%) AngularJS
9 201 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 193 (8.83%) Web Services
11 172 (7.87%) Ajax
12 152 (6.96%) WCF
13 147 (6.73%) XML
14 125 (5.72%) HTML5
15 118 (5.40%) Entity Framework
16 101 (4.62%) MDX
17 72 (3.30%) WPF
18 71 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 62 (2.84%) CSS3
20 61 (2.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 163 (7.46%) Clustering
2 159 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 151 (6.91%) Replication
4 116 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 57 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 50 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 48 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (1.78%) N-Tier
9 37 (1.69%) Fintech
10 29 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.19%) User Experience
12 24 (1.10%) Derivative
13 23 (1.05%) iPad
14 20 (0.92%) Driving Licence
15 19 (0.87%) Virtual Team
16 17 (0.78%) Mobile App
16 17 (0.78%) NHS
17 16 (0.73%) Fat Client
17 16 (0.73%) Thin Client
18 15 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 636 (29.11%) Windows
2 411 (18.81%) Windows Server
3 358 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 308 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (4.26%) Linux
6 56 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (2.52%) Windows 7
8 51 (2.33%) Unix
9 31 (1.42%) Windows 8
10 26 (1.19%) Windows XP
11 24 (1.10%) Windows 10
12 16 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.69%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.59%) Android
15 10 (0.46%) HPUX
16 8 (0.37%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 6 (0.27%) Solaris
19 5 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
20 3 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (27.64%) Business Intelligence
2 499 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
3 421 (19.27%) MVC
4 409 (18.72%) ETL
5 227 (10.39%) Scrum
6 225 (10.30%) Performance Tuning
7 186 (8.51%) Migration
8 165 (7.55%) TDD
9 154 (7.05%) Unit Testing
10 152 (6.96%) High Availability
11 146 (6.68%) SDLC
12 142 (6.50%) ITIL
13 133 (6.09%) Data Modelling
14 127 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 122 (5.58%) Mentoring
16 116 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
17 115 (5.26%) Software Engineering
18 111 (5.08%) Web Development
19 102 (4.67%) OO
20 91 (4.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1513 (69.24%) SQL
2 856 (39.18%) C#
3 798 (36.52%) T-SQL
4 473 (21.65%) JavaScript
5 257 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 129 (5.90%) VB.NET
7 75 (3.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 70 (3.20%) VBA
9 61 (2.79%) Java
10 44 (2.01%) VBScript
11 40 (1.83%) VB
12 28 (1.28%) R
13 26 (1.19%) Python
14 22 (1.01%) TypeScript
15 21 (0.96%) Shell Script
16 20 (0.92%) C++
17 19 (0.87%) PHP
18 13 (0.59%) Objective-C
19 11 (0.50%) C
20 10 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 247 (11.30%) Degree
2 182 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (3.43%) MCSE
4 59 (2.70%) MCSA
5 28 (1.28%) MCITP
6 27 (1.24%) MCP
7 21 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (0.92%) Security Cleared
9 19 (0.87%) MCTS
10 18 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.64%) ISEB
12 14 (0.64%) SC Cleared
13 13 (0.59%) CCNP
14 12 (0.55%) CCNA
15 10 (0.46%) ISTQB
16 7 (0.32%) CCVP
16 7 (0.32%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.32%) HND
17 6 (0.27%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.84%) QA
2 50 (2.29%) SLA
3 21 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.18%) PMO
9 3 (0.14%) IFRS
9 3 (0.14%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.14%) MiFID
10 2 (0.092%) ISO 14000
11 1 (0.046%) COBIT
11 1 (0.046%) DICOM
11 1 (0.046%) HL7
11 1 (0.046%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 246 (11.26%) Active Directory
2 131 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 66 (3.02%) vSphere
5 61 (2.79%) XenApp
6 43 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (0.64%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.41%) Docker
10 9 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.41%) XenServer
11 7 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.27%) Firmware
13 5 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.092%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 83 (3.80%) SCCM
2 41 (1.88%) SCOM
3 31 (1.42%) WSUS
4 25 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
5 20 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
6 17 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 15 (0.69%) Control-M
7 15 (0.69%) Nagios
8 10 (0.46%) Puppet
9 8 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.37%) Perfmon
10 6 (0.27%) DameWare
11 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.14%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 1103 (50.48%) Microsoft
2 199 (9.11%) VMware
3 168 (7.69%) Oracle
4 109 (4.99%) Tableau
5 95 (4.35%) Citrix
6 67 (3.07%) Cisco
7 64 (2.93%) IBM
8 42 (1.92%) HP
8 42 (1.92%) SAP
9 36 (1.65%) NetApp
10 34 (1.56%) Sitecore
11 30 (1.37%) Sybase
12 25 (1.14%) Cognos
13 22 (1.01%) Facebook
14 21 (0.96%) Telerik
15 20 (0.92%) Red Hat
16 19 (0.87%) SolarWinds
17 16 (0.73%) CommVault
17 16 (0.73%) EMC
18 15 (0.69%) Dell
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + WLB
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits + Flexi
Posted: 4 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago