Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 461 417 344
Rank change year-on-year -44 -73 -104
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 594 984 1,510
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.71% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.09% 2.52% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 518 888 1,361
Median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -0.59%

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 28,415 38,981 51,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.61% 28.18% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23,408 32,255 43,071
Median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 -62 245 £52,500 -4.55% 6
North of England +4 105 £47,500 +11.76% 21
South East +18 98 £47,500 +4.40% 6
North West +6 61 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Midlands -17 56 £47,500 +9.20% 6
East of England +77 47 £40,000 -5.88% 4
South West +56 43 £41,500 -36.64% 5
Yorkshire +21 42 £50,000 +11.11% 14
East Midlands -6 35 £48,750 +8.33% 3
West Midlands +3 20 £47,500 +12.43% 3
North East -5 2 £36,500 +26.00% 1
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 594 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 403 (67.85%) Microsoft
3 376 (63.30%) SQL
4 262 (44.11%) Azure
5 261 (43.94%) C#
6 249 (41.92%) .NET
7 198 (33.33%) Windows
8 194 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
9 179 (30.13%) Finance
10 170 (28.62%) SQL Server 2016
11 166 (27.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 165 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 160 (26.94%) JavaScript
14 158 (26.60%) ASP.NET
15 150 (25.25%) MVC
16 144 (24.24%) .NET Framework
17 137 (23.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 133 (22.39%) T-SQL
19 122 (20.54%) CSS
19 122 (20.54%) SQL Server 2014
20 120 (20.20%) Scrum
21 119 (20.03%) VMware
22 114 (19.19%) Business Intelligence
23 112 (18.86%) HTML
24 104 (17.51%) Active Directory
25 100 (16.84%) Office 365
26 98 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
26 98 (16.50%) XML
27 96 (16.16%) Web Services
28 94 (15.82%) ITIL

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 81 (13.64%) IIS
2 54 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 46 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (5.56%) EPiServer
5 31 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 29 (4.88%) Drupal
7 22 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (3.70%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.86%) CMS
9 9 (1.52%) Confluence
10 7 (1.18%) JBoss
11 6 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.01%) SAS
11 6 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.84%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.51%) Apache
14 3 (0.51%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) SPSS
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.01%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 262 (44.11%) Azure
2 100 (16.84%) Office 365
3 93 (15.66%) AWS
4 57 (9.60%) Power Platform
5 23 (3.87%) SaaS
6 18 (3.03%) IaaS
7 17 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (2.02%) NuGet
9 12 (2.02%) PaaS
10 11 (1.85%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.84%) PowerApps
12 4 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.67%) CloudBees
12 4 (0.67%) GCP
12 4 (0.67%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.34%) npm
15 1 (0.17%) Azure Functions
15 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.73%) SAN
2 39 (6.57%) Firewall
3 33 (5.56%) Internet
4 24 (4.04%) TCP/IP
5 23 (3.87%) VPN
6 18 (3.03%) WAN
7 17 (2.86%) DNS
7 17 (2.86%) LAN
8 15 (2.53%) DHCP
9 13 (2.19%) Network Security
10 11 (1.85%) VoIP
11 9 (1.52%) iSCSI
11 9 (1.52%) NAS
12 8 (1.35%) Extranet
12 8 (1.35%) HTTP
12 8 (1.35%) Wireless
13 6 (1.01%) FTP
13 6 (1.01%) Skype
14 5 (0.84%) NetScaler
14 5 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 594 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 170 (28.62%) SQL Server 2016
3 166 (27.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 165 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 137 (23.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 122 (20.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 72 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 58 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
9 55 (9.26%) Relational Database
10 54 (9.09%) Power BI
11 49 (8.25%) MySQL
12 44 (7.41%) Oracle Database
13 35 (5.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 31 (5.22%) SQL Server 2017
15 27 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
16 25 (4.21%) RDBMS
17 21 (3.54%) Azure SQL Database
17 21 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (3.20%) MongoDB
19 13 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 91 (15.32%) Visual Studio
2 80 (13.47%) Git (software)
3 61 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (5.72%) Visual Studio Team System
5 24 (4.04%) Selenium
6 22 (3.70%) JIRA
7 20 (3.37%) NUnit
8 17 (2.86%) Jenkins
9 15 (2.53%) SoapUI
9 15 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (1.85%) PowerBuilder
11 10 (1.68%) Jasmine
12 8 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.35%) Subversion
13 5 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (0.67%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.67%) Spinnaker
14 4 (0.67%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.51%) Moq
15 3 (0.51%) MSTest
General
1 179 (30.13%) Finance
2 37 (6.23%) Retail
3 30 (5.05%) Legal
4 29 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 22 (3.70%) Back Office
6 21 (3.54%) Law
7 15 (2.53%) Public Sector
8 12 (2.02%) Marketing
8 12 (2.02%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.68%) Electronics
9 10 (1.68%) Publishing
10 7 (1.18%) Banking
11 6 (1.01%) Automotive
11 6 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.51%) Advertising
13 3 (0.51%) Games
13 3 (0.51%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 282 (47.47%) Developer
2 117 (19.70%) .NET Developer
3 105 (17.68%) C# Developer
4 79 (13.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 70 (11.78%) DBA
6 60 (10.10%) Administrator
7 47 (7.91%) SQL Developer
8 45 (7.58%) SQL DBA
9 38 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 37 (6.23%) Analyst
11 34 (5.72%) Support Engineer
12 29 (4.88%) Software Developer
13 27 (4.55%) Senior Developer
14 26 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
15 25 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 25 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
16 24 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
16 24 (4.04%) Lead Developer
17 22 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 21 (3.54%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (41.92%) .NET
2 158 (26.60%) ASP.NET
3 144 (24.24%) .NET Framework
4 122 (20.54%) CSS
5 112 (18.86%) HTML
6 98 (16.50%) XML
7 96 (16.16%) Web Services
8 84 (14.14%) REST
9 78 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (11.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 68 (11.45%) AngularJS
12 64 (10.77%) jQuery
13 60 (10.10%) JSON
14 54 (9.09%) Entity Framework
15 53 (8.92%) SOAP
16 45 (7.58%) .NET Core
17 42 (7.07%) XSLT
18 41 (6.90%) WCF
19 35 (5.89%) Ajax
20 30 (5.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 24 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.37%) User Experience
6 19 (3.20%) Clustering
7 17 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.86%) Replication
8 15 (2.53%) EMC VNX
9 13 (2.19%) Client/Server
9 13 (2.19%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.85%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.52%) Reinsurance
12 7 (1.18%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.01%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.67%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.67%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.51%) Online Games
15 3 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
16 2 (0.34%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 198 (33.33%) Windows
2 91 (15.32%) Windows Server
3 81 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (9.76%) Linux
5 48 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (4.71%) Windows 10
7 24 (4.04%) Windows Server 2016
8 20 (3.37%) Windows 7
9 15 (2.53%) Solaris
10 13 (2.19%) Unix
10 13 (2.19%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.02%) Windows Server 2019
12 8 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.67%) Android
14 4 (0.67%) HPUX
14 4 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.51%) CentOS
15 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (25.25%) MVC
3 120 (20.20%) Scrum
4 114 (19.19%) Business Intelligence
5 98 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
6 94 (15.82%) ITIL
7 84 (14.14%) DevOps
7 84 (14.14%) Performance Tuning
8 80 (13.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 59 (9.93%) ETL
10 52 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (8.59%) OO
11 51 (8.59%) SDLC
12 48 (8.08%) TDD
13 43 (7.24%) Customer Requirements
13 43 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 43 (7.24%) Web Development
14 42 (7.07%) Unit Testing
15 40 (6.73%) Mentoring
16 37 (6.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 376 (63.30%) SQL
2 261 (43.94%) C#
3 160 (26.94%) JavaScript
4 133 (22.39%) T-SQL
5 93 (15.66%) PowerShell
6 35 (5.89%) Bash Shell
6 35 (5.89%) XPath
7 26 (4.38%) Python
8 23 (3.87%) Perl
9 20 (3.37%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.20%) X++
11 18 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.86%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.69%) VBScript
14 15 (2.53%) TypeScript
15 14 (2.36%) Java
16 12 (2.02%) PHP
17 10 (1.68%) Ruby
18 9 (1.52%) PHP 5
19 8 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 31 (5.22%) Degree
4 21 (3.54%) MCSA
4 21 (3.54%) MCSE
5 20 (3.37%) Oracle Certification
6 12 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.85%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.52%) CIW
8 9 (1.52%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.35%) CCNA
10 6 (1.01%) OCA
11 5 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.67%) CCNP
12 4 (0.67%) CCSP
12 4 (0.67%) CCVP
13 3 (0.51%) CCA
13 3 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.71%) SLA
2 18 (3.03%) QA
3 15 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 15 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.52%) GDPR
5 5 (0.84%) COBIT
6 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.34%) NCSC
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 104 (17.51%) Active Directory
2 83 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (7.74%) XenApp
4 36 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 33 (5.56%) vSphere
6 27 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (4.55%) XenDesktop
7 23 (3.87%) Terminal Server
8 20 (3.37%) Docker
9 12 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (5.05%) SCCM
2 26 (4.38%) SCOM
3 21 (3.54%) Kubernetes
4 13 (2.19%) Avamar
5 11 (1.85%) Ansible
6 8 (1.35%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.18%) Puppet
8 5 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.84%) Terraform
9 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.51%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 403 (67.85%) Microsoft
2 119 (20.03%) VMware
3 90 (15.15%) Oracle
4 58 (9.76%) Citrix
5 27 (4.55%) HP
6 26 (4.38%) Tableau
7 25 (4.21%) Cisco
8 22 (3.70%) EMC
8 22 (3.70%) Veeam
9 20 (3.37%) AppDynamics
10 16 (2.69%) Xamarin
11 13 (2.19%) MuleSoft
12 11 (1.85%) SAP
13 9 (1.52%) WatchGuard
14 7 (1.18%) Dell
14 7 (1.18%) McAfee
14 7 (1.18%) NetApp
14 7 (1.18%) Sun
14 7 (1.18%) Symantec
14 7 (1.18%) Telerik