Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 218 189
Rank change year-on-year -106 -29 -32
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1694 2812 3741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.01% 1.57% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 5.31% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 2570 3339
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 50593 53002 65053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.16% 29.58% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 42034 45751 55279
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -104 684 £55,000 +10.00% 27
North of England -103 301 £43,250 +1.76% 10
South East -57 290 £45,000 +1.12% 11
East of England -17 150 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Yorkshire -77 150 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Midlands -69 143 £45,000 +12.50% 8
North West -70 136 £40,000 -5.88% 3
South West -36 124 £40,000 +9.59% 3
West Midlands -21 111 £45,000 +17.65% 5
East Midlands -52 32 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North East -7 15 £38,959 -3.80% 1
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1694 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1275 (75.27%) SQL
3 829 (48.94%) Microsoft
4 756 (44.63%) .NET
5 726 (42.86%) C#
6 687 (40.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 685 (40.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 642 (37.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 546 (32.23%) T-SQL
10 521 (30.76%) SQL Server 2014
11 519 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
12 475 (28.04%) ASP.NET
13 464 (27.39%) Windows
13 464 (27.39%) Business Intelligence
14 412 (24.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 408 (24.09%) Finance
16 397 (23.44%) MVC
17 377 (22.26%) JavaScript
18 368 (21.72%) Data Warehouse
19 356 (21.02%) ETL
20 353 (20.84%) HTML
21 321 (18.95%) Visual Studio
22 278 (16.41%) CSS
23 271 (16.00%) SQL Server 2016
24 266 (15.70%) jQuery
25 259 (15.29%) Team Foundation Server
25 259 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
26 235 (13.87%) Performance Tuning
27 225 (13.28%) Windows Server
28 223 (13.16%) .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
1 191 (11.28%) IIS
2 113 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 103 (6.08%) SharePoint
4 64 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (2.18%) Tomcat
6 34 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (1.89%) Apache
8 23 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (0.94%) CMS
11 15 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.71%) Drupal
13 11 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (0.65%) Kentico
14 10 (0.59%) Confluence
14 10 (0.59%) SAS
14 10 (0.59%) Skype for Business
14 10 (0.59%) WordPress
15 9 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 76 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.18%) SPSS
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 58 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 20 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.35%) assyst
6 4 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.24%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.059%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.059%) Cognos Controller
9 1 (0.059%) Endur
9 1 (0.059%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 1 (0.059%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.059%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 259 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (4.37%) Office 365
4 40 (2.36%) SaaS
5 31 (1.83%) IaaS
6 22 (1.30%) GitHub
7 21 (1.24%) Azure Machine Learning
8 18 (1.06%) PaaS
9 12 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.59%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.18%) BlueKai
14 3 (0.18%) npm
14 3 (0.18%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 103 (6.08%) Firewall
2 86 (5.08%) DNS
3 60 (3.54%) SAN
4 52 (3.07%) DHCP
4 52 (3.07%) TCP/IP
5 47 (2.77%) Internet
6 42 (2.48%) Intranet
7 37 (2.18%) WAN
8 35 (2.07%) LAN
9 33 (1.95%) VPN
10 30 (1.77%) VLAN
11 29 (1.71%) MPLS
12 28 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (1.36%) HTTP
14 17 (1.00%) Extranet
15 14 (0.83%) Skype
15 14 (0.83%) SSL
16 13 (0.77%) VoIP
17 11 (0.65%) Ethernet
17 11 (0.65%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1694 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 687 (40.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 685 (40.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 642 (37.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 521 (30.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 412 (24.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 368 (21.72%) Data Warehouse
8 271 (16.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 174 (10.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 153 (9.03%) Power BI
11 117 (6.91%) Relational Database
12 71 (4.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 70 (4.13%) NoSQL
14 65 (3.84%) MongoDB
15 62 (3.66%) QlikView
16 57 (3.36%) OLAP
17 54 (3.19%) RDBMS
18 52 (3.07%) Oracle Database
19 49 (2.89%) MySQL
20 43 (2.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 321 (18.95%) Visual Studio
2 259 (15.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 89 (5.25%) Git (software)
4 78 (4.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 63 (3.72%) TeamCity
6 56 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 48 (2.83%) NUnit
8 40 (2.36%) MSTest
9 38 (2.24%) JIRA
10 34 (2.01%) Subversion
11 30 (1.77%) Moq
12 23 (1.36%) Selenium
13 18 (1.06%) GoogleTest
13 18 (1.06%) Jasmine
14 15 (0.89%) ReSharper
15 13 (0.77%) Eclipse
16 12 (0.71%) Jenkins
16 12 (0.71%) MSBuild
16 12 (0.71%) Protractor
17 10 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 408 (24.09%) Finance
2 114 (6.73%) Banking
3 100 (5.90%) Marketing
4 98 (5.79%) Retail
5 47 (2.77%) Investment Banking
6 46 (2.72%) Advertising
6 46 (2.72%) Front Office
6 46 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.71%) Games
9 28 (1.65%) Electronics
10 27 (1.59%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.06%) Back Office
11 18 (1.06%) Legal
12 12 (0.71%) Automotive
13 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.30%) Publishing
14 4 (0.24%) Law
15 1 (0.059%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.059%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 977 (57.67%) Developer
2 344 (20.31%) .NET Developer
3 320 (18.89%) SQL Developer
4 298 (17.59%) C# Developer
5 285 (16.82%) DBA
6 242 (14.29%) SQL DBA
7 204 (12.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 196 (11.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 187 (11.04%) Senior Developer
10 171 (10.09%) Administrator
11 144 (8.50%) Analyst
12 143 (8.44%) ASP.NET Developer
13 132 (7.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 109 (6.43%) Senior .NET Developer
15 104 (6.14%) SQL Server DBA
15 104 (6.14%) SSIS Developer
16 100 (5.90%) Software Developer
17 99 (5.84%) SQL BI Developer
18 84 (4.96%) SQL Server Developer
19 82 (4.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 756 (44.63%) .NET
2 475 (28.04%) ASP.NET
3 353 (20.84%) HTML
4 278 (16.41%) CSS
5 266 (15.70%) jQuery
6 223 (13.16%) .NET Framework
7 222 (13.11%) AngularJS
8 203 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 172 (10.15%) XML
10 170 (10.04%) Entity Framework
11 166 (9.80%) WCF
12 157 (9.27%) Web Services
13 151 (8.91%) Ajax
14 137 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web API
15 99 (5.84%) HTML5
16 73 (4.31%) JSON
17 69 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 65 (3.84%) RESTful
19 64 (3.78%) SOAP
20 59 (3.48%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 135 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (5.55%) Clustering
3 89 (5.25%) Computer Science
4 79 (4.66%) Replication
5 61 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
6 57 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 54 (3.19%) Management Information System
8 33 (1.95%) User Experience
9 32 (1.89%) Data Centre
10 31 (1.83%) Equities
11 30 (1.77%) Data Structures
12 29 (1.71%) Mobile App
13 24 (1.42%) N-Tier
14 22 (1.30%) FMCG
15 20 (1.18%) Algorithms
15 20 (1.18%) Fintech
16 18 (1.06%) Derivative
16 18 (1.06%) iPad
17 17 (1.00%) Virtual Team
18 16 (0.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 464 (27.39%) Windows
2 225 (13.28%) Windows Server
3 175 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 155 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (5.96%) Linux
6 64 (3.78%) Windows 10
6 64 (3.78%) Windows 7
7 46 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (2.48%) Windows 8
9 29 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 27 (1.59%) Android
10 27 (1.59%) Unix
11 15 (0.89%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.71%) CentOS
13 10 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (0.53%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.53%) VMS
15 6 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (27.39%) Business Intelligence
3 397 (23.44%) MVC
4 356 (21.02%) ETL
5 235 (13.87%) Performance Tuning
6 209 (12.34%) Scrum
7 169 (9.98%) Web Development
8 165 (9.74%) TDD
9 157 (9.27%) Migration
10 155 (9.15%) High Availability
10 155 (9.15%) ITIL
11 153 (9.03%) Data Modelling
11 153 (9.03%) Unit Testing
12 126 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
13 116 (6.85%) OO
14 114 (6.73%) Mentoring
15 106 (6.26%) SDLC
16 104 (6.14%) Kimball Methodology
17 99 (5.84%) CRM
18 97 (5.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1275 (75.27%) SQL
2 726 (42.86%) C#
3 546 (32.23%) T-SQL
4 377 (22.26%) JavaScript
5 184 (10.86%) PowerShell
6 95 (5.61%) VB.NET
7 64 (3.78%) TypeScript
8 48 (2.83%) C
9 43 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 38 (2.24%) Java
11 36 (2.13%) VBA
12 29 (1.71%) PHP
13 28 (1.65%) C++
14 24 (1.42%) Python
15 23 (1.36%) R
15 23 (1.36%) Shell Script
16 19 (1.12%) Perl
17 18 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 18 (1.06%) VB
17 18 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 181 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 177 (10.45%) Degree
3 71 (4.19%) MCSE
4 61 (3.60%) MCITP
5 58 (3.42%) MCSA
6 54 (3.19%) Security Cleared
7 42 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (2.18%) CCNA
9 29 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (1.48%) SC Cleared
11 21 (1.24%) MCTS
12 16 (0.94%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.89%) Master's Degree
13 15 (0.89%) OCP
13 15 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
14 13 (0.77%) CCNP
15 12 (0.71%) CCA
15 12 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (0.59%) MCP
17 9 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.55%) QA
2 38 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 34 (2.01%) SLA
4 19 (1.12%) GDPR
5 16 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.30%) NEBOSH
8 2 (0.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.059%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 197 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 104 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (3.54%) Hyper-V
4 45 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
5 41 (2.42%) XenApp
6 38 (2.24%) vSphere
7 32 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
8 15 (0.89%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.71%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.65%) XenServer
11 10 (0.59%) KVM
12 9 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.47%) ISA Server
13 8 (0.47%) Terminal Server
14 7 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.35%) BitLocker
16 5 (0.30%) Docker
17 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (1.83%) SCCM
2 24 (1.42%) Backup Exec
3 23 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
4 21 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 20 (1.18%) Perfmon
6 18 (1.06%) SCOM
7 17 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 16 (0.94%) Data Guard
8 16 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (0.77%) WSUS
10 12 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (0.59%) Puppet
12 9 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.53%) vCenter Server
12 9 (0.53%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.47%) Nagios
14 7 (0.41%) DameWare
14 7 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 829 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 151 (8.91%) VMware
3 130 (7.67%) Oracle
4 94 (5.55%) Cisco
5 92 (5.43%) Tableau
6 69 (4.07%) Cognos
7 59 (3.48%) SAP
8 58 (3.42%) Citrix
9 45 (2.66%) RedGate
10 41 (2.42%) IBM
11 39 (2.30%) Telerik
12 36 (2.13%) HP
13 28 (1.65%) Google
13 28 (1.65%) Symantec
14 26 (1.53%) Sybase
15 24 (1.42%) McAfee
16 22 (1.30%) Veeam
17 20 (1.18%) Alteryx
17 20 (1.18%) Xamarin
18 19 (1.12%) Cadence