Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 242 192
Rank change year-on-year -118 -50 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1,385 2,321 3,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 1.41% 1.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.77% 4.71% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,226 2,116 3,163
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,125 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,928 £67,500 £67,500
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 49,920 49,302 62,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.63% 29.94% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 42,049 42,426 53,785
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £79,550 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% +4.40% +1.11%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -129 528 £55,000 +4.76% 76
South East -41 295 £42,500 -10.53% 23
North of England -124 220 £42,500 +6.25% 31
Midlands -46 128 £37,500 -11.76% 31
East of England -49 115 £45,000 -5.26% 12
North West -43 113 £36,000 -10.00% 15
West Midlands -13 105 £37,500 -11.76% 15
South West -20 99 £40,000 +14.29% 27
Yorkshire -125 97 £45,000 +12.50% 12
East Midlands -49 23 £37,500 -6.25% 16
North East -25 10 £35,000 -3.45% 4
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1,385 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1,067 (77.04%) SQL
3 683 (49.31%) Microsoft
4 611 (44.12%) .NET
5 580 (41.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 528 (38.12%) C#
6 528 (38.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 519 (37.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 433 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
9 405 (29.24%) T-SQL
10 390 (28.16%) Business Intelligence
11 368 (26.57%) SQL Server 2014
12 363 (26.21%) Windows
13 361 (26.06%) ASP.NET
14 352 (25.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 341 (24.62%) MVC
16 305 (22.02%) JavaScript
17 297 (21.44%) Finance
18 280 (20.22%) Data Warehouse
19 263 (18.99%) SQL Server 2016
20 255 (18.41%) ETL
21 231 (16.68%) Microsoft Azure
22 227 (16.39%) HTML
23 207 (14.95%) Visual Studio
24 193 (13.94%) Windows Server
25 184 (13.29%) Team Foundation Server
26 182 (13.14%) CSS
27 180 (13.00%) .NET Framework
28 174 (12.56%) jQuery
29 173 (12.49%) Performance Tuning

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
1 146 (10.54%) IIS
2 91 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 89 (6.43%) MS Exchange
4 71 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 29 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (1.66%) CMS
8 20 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (1.37%) Confluence
9 19 (1.37%) Umbraco
10 17 (1.23%) Apache
11 14 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (0.72%) Drupal
12 10 (0.72%) JBoss
13 9 (0.65%) SAS
13 9 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 78 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.072%) FreeHand
4 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (1.01%) MetaTrader
4 12 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.58%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.22%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.22%) Sage 500
8 2 (0.14%) assyst
8 2 (0.14%) Endur
8 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.072%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.072%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.072%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 231 (16.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (4.26%) Office 365
4 38 (2.74%) SaaS
5 23 (1.66%) PaaS
6 19 (1.37%) Azure Machine Learning
7 18 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (0.87%) IaaS
9 11 (0.79%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.43%) GitHub
12 5 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.22%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.14%) Data Lake Analytics
14 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.14%) npm
14 2 (0.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.85%) Firewall
2 63 (4.55%) DNS
3 44 (3.18%) Internet
4 43 (3.10%) SAN
5 36 (2.60%) DHCP
6 31 (2.24%) TCP/IP
7 29 (2.09%) VLAN
8 27 (1.95%) WAN
9 26 (1.88%) LAN
9 26 (1.88%) VoIP
10 21 (1.52%) NetScaler
11 17 (1.23%) Intranet
12 15 (1.08%) VPN
13 14 (1.01%) HTTP
14 13 (0.94%) Ethernet
14 13 (0.94%) MPLS
15 11 (0.79%) SSL
16 10 (0.72%) SMS
17 9 (0.65%) FTP
18 7 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,385 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 580 (41.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 528 (38.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 519 (37.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 368 (26.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 352 (25.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 280 (20.22%) Data Warehouse
8 263 (18.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 160 (11.55%) Power BI
10 118 (8.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 69 (4.98%) Relational Database
12 54 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 50 (3.61%) Oracle Database
14 49 (3.54%) MS Access
15 46 (3.32%) Crystal Reports
16 44 (3.18%) MongoDB
17 41 (2.96%) Azure SQL Database
18 35 (2.53%) Big Data
19 34 (2.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 34 (2.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 207 (14.95%) Visual Studio
2 184 (13.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (4.62%) TeamCity
4 62 (4.48%) Git (software)
5 47 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 44 (3.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 33 (2.38%) JIRA
8 24 (1.73%) Selenium
9 21 (1.52%) NUnit
9 21 (1.52%) ReSharper
10 20 (1.44%) MSBuild
11 18 (1.30%) Ant
11 18 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 17 (1.23%) Moq
13 16 (1.16%) MSTest
13 16 (1.16%) NuGet
14 15 (1.08%) Maven
15 14 (1.01%) Fiddler
15 14 (1.01%) IntelliJ
15 14 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 297 (21.44%) Finance
2 69 (4.98%) Banking
3 64 (4.62%) Advertising
4 56 (4.04%) Marketing
5 48 (3.47%) Retail
6 30 (2.17%) Front Office
7 29 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.66%) Back Office
8 23 (1.66%) Games
9 17 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.87%) Automotive
11 11 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.79%) Legal
12 10 (0.72%) Electronics
13 5 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.36%) Law
13 5 (0.36%) Publishing
14 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.072%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 760 (54.87%) Developer
2 228 (16.46%) .NET Developer
3 223 (16.10%) DBA
4 213 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 200 (14.44%) C# Developer
6 186 (13.43%) SQL DBA
7 176 (12.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 146 (10.54%) Administrator
9 135 (9.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 123 (8.88%) Senior Developer
11 120 (8.66%) Analyst
12 113 (8.16%) Software Developer
13 81 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
14 72 (5.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 72 (5.20%) SQL BI Developer
15 66 (4.77%) SSIS Developer
16 62 (4.48%) SQL Server DBA
17 61 (4.40%) SQL Server Developer
18 58 (4.19%) Junior
19 56 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 611 (44.12%) .NET
2 361 (26.06%) ASP.NET
3 227 (16.39%) HTML
4 182 (13.14%) CSS
5 180 (13.00%) .NET Framework
6 174 (12.56%) jQuery
7 163 (11.77%) AngularJS
8 162 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 162 (11.70%) Web Services
9 161 (11.62%) WCF
10 158 (11.41%) Entity Framework
11 155 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 141 (10.18%) XML
13 90 (6.50%) Ajax
14 76 (5.49%) REST
15 68 (4.91%) SOAP
16 65 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 64 (4.62%) JSON
18 61 (4.40%) WPF
19 57 (4.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (5.78%) Clustering
3 51 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 44 (3.18%) Replication
5 42 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 32 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 31 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (1.73%) Driving Licence
10 22 (1.59%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.37%) Fintech
12 17 (1.23%) N-Tier
13 16 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.16%) User Experience
14 13 (0.94%) FMCG
15 10 (0.72%) Equities
16 9 (0.65%) Blackberry
17 8 (0.58%) Algorithms
17 8 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
17 8 (0.58%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 363 (26.21%) Windows
2 193 (13.94%) Windows Server
3 162 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 112 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (4.77%) Linux
6 51 (3.68%) Windows 7
7 39 (2.82%) Windows 10
8 31 (2.24%) Windows 8
9 24 (1.73%) CentOS
9 24 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (1.30%) VMS
11 17 (1.23%) Android
12 16 (1.16%) Windows XP
13 15 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.87%) Unix
15 10 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.58%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.29%) HPUX
18 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
19 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (28.16%) Business Intelligence
3 341 (24.62%) MVC
4 255 (18.41%) ETL
5 173 (12.49%) Performance Tuning
6 136 (9.82%) TDD
7 134 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 130 (9.39%) Scrum
9 117 (8.45%) SDLC
10 106 (7.65%) ITIL
11 103 (7.44%) Web Development
12 101 (7.29%) Migration
13 100 (7.22%) Kimball Methodology
14 99 (7.15%) Unit Testing
15 94 (6.79%) Analytics
16 92 (6.64%) High Availability
17 91 (6.57%) OO
18 78 (5.63%) CRM
19 77 (5.56%) OOP
20 75 (5.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,067 (77.04%) SQL
2 528 (38.12%) C#
3 405 (29.24%) T-SQL
4 305 (22.02%) JavaScript
5 156 (11.26%) PowerShell
6 93 (6.71%) VB.NET
7 48 (3.47%) VBA
8 38 (2.74%) TypeScript
9 33 (2.38%) Java
10 25 (1.81%) PL/SQL
11 24 (1.73%) Python
12 20 (1.44%) R
13 19 (1.37%) C
14 18 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.23%) Perl
15 17 (1.23%) VB
16 15 (1.08%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.79%) XPath
18 10 (0.72%) PHP
18 10 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 124 (8.95%) Degree
2 109 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (3.18%) MCSE
4 36 (2.60%) MCSA
5 30 (2.17%) MCITP
6 27 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (1.88%) Security Cleared
8 24 (1.73%) CCNA
9 17 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (0.94%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.79%) CCA
11 11 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.65%) MBA
12 9 (0.65%) OCP
12 9 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (0.65%) SC Cleared
12 9 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.58%) MCP
14 6 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.27%) QA
2 34 (2.45%) Data Quality
3 29 (2.09%) SLA
4 7 (0.51%) GDPR
5 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.29%) COBIT
6 4 (0.29%) NEBOSH
7 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.14%) DICOM
8 2 (0.14%) HL7
8 2 (0.14%) TickIT
9 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.072%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 140 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 86 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (3.32%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.45%) XenApp
5 30 (2.17%) vSphere
6 26 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (1.44%) XenDesktop
8 18 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (1.08%) HDFS
10 12 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.72%) Terminal Server
12 9 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.58%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.36%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.29%) Docker
17 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
18 1 (0.072%) Firmware
18 1 (0.072%) OpenSIPS
18 1 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (1.88%) Perfmon
2 24 (1.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 23 (1.66%) SCCM
4 21 (1.52%) Puppet
5 16 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 14 (1.01%) Kibana
6 14 (1.01%) logstash
7 13 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (0.72%) Data Guard
8 10 (0.72%) vCenter Server
9 9 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.65%) SCOM
10 8 (0.58%) WSUS
11 7 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.36%) Nagios
13 4 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 683 (49.31%) Microsoft
2 154 (11.12%) VMware
3 92 (6.64%) Cisco
3 92 (6.64%) Tableau
4 83 (5.99%) Oracle
5 68 (4.91%) Cognos
6 44 (3.18%) Citrix
7 40 (2.89%) IBM
7 40 (2.89%) RedGate
7 40 (2.89%) SAP
8 37 (2.67%) Symantec
9 31 (2.24%) Telerik
10 29 (2.09%) HP
11 23 (1.66%) Cadence
11 23 (1.66%) Charles River
12 20 (1.44%) Alteryx
12 20 (1.44%) Red Hat
13 19 (1.37%) SolarWinds
14 18 (1.30%) Capita
14 18 (1.30%) CheckPoint