Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 381 346 233
Rank change year-on-year -35 -113 -41
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1,224 1,579 2,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.95% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 3.12% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 1,389 2,418
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,375 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 42,502 50,611 51,592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.71% 30.32% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35,070 42,111 44,523
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +42 622 £57,500 +4.59% 49
North of England -36 180 £42,500 -4.49% 40
South East -65 167 £47,000 +4.44% 23
Midlands +16 126 £43,500 +6.10% 39
North West +2 109 £45,000 +16.13% 31
West Midlands +1 69 £44,500 -1.11% 17
East of England -32 69 £51,500 +14.44% 10
Yorkshire -20 65 £38,750 -18.42% 7
East Midlands +49 57 £43,500 +16.00% 22
South West -46 54 £41,058 +2.65% 12
North East -3 6 £37,500 -3.74% 2
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1,224 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 900 (73.53%) SQL
3 603 (49.26%) Microsoft
4 526 (42.97%) .NET
5 521 (42.57%) C#
6 487 (39.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 464 (37.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 405 (33.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 394 (32.19%) T-SQL
10 329 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
11 325 (26.55%) Business Intelligence
12 313 (25.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 303 (24.75%) Finance
14 302 (24.67%) ASP.NET
15 297 (24.26%) HTML
15 297 (24.26%) SQL Server 2014
16 290 (23.69%) SQL Server 2016
17 277 (22.63%) MVC
18 264 (21.57%) Windows
19 261 (21.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 258 (21.08%) Data Warehouse
21 242 (19.77%) JavaScript
22 231 (18.87%) CSS
23 198 (16.18%) ETL
24 196 (16.01%) Degree
24 196 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
25 189 (15.44%) Team Foundation Server
26 169 (13.81%) Scrum
27 165 (13.48%) Windows Server
28 157 (12.83%) WCF

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
1 103 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 73 (5.96%) IIS
3 37 (3.02%) MS Exchange
4 36 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (2.61%) CMS
6 24 (1.96%) Drupal
7 22 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (1.47%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (1.14%) SAS
12 13 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (1.06%) Tomcat
13 11 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.65%) Apache
14 8 (0.65%) JBoss
14 8 (0.65%) Skype for Business
15 7 (0.57%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.49%) Moodle
Applications
1 90 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 83 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.082%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.082%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.082%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 29 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.74%) FastStats
4 8 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.57%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.25%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.25%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.25%) Magento
7 3 (0.25%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.082%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 313 (25.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (4.66%) PaaS
4 50 (4.08%) Office 365
5 19 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
6 16 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
6 16 (1.31%) SaaS
7 15 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (1.23%) IaaS
8 13 (1.06%) Data Lake Analytics
9 8 (0.65%) npm
10 7 (0.57%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.41%) Yarn
12 4 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.33%) Yammer
13 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.082%) GitHub
14 1 (0.082%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.64%) SAN
2 59 (4.82%) DNS
3 49 (4.00%) DHCP
4 36 (2.94%) Firewall
5 33 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 29 (2.37%) LAN
6 29 (2.37%) WAN
7 25 (2.04%) VPN
8 19 (1.55%) Internet
9 18 (1.47%) NAS
10 17 (1.39%) SMTP
10 17 (1.39%) VLAN
11 16 (1.31%) HTTP
12 15 (1.23%) FTP
13 14 (1.14%) VoIP
14 11 (0.90%) Skype
15 8 (0.65%) SSH
16 7 (0.57%) Ethernet
16 7 (0.57%) ISDN
16 7 (0.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,224 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 487 (39.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 464 (37.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 405 (33.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 297 (24.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 290 (23.69%) SQL Server 2016
7 261 (21.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 258 (21.08%) Data Warehouse
9 154 (12.58%) Power BI
10 120 (9.80%) Relational Database
11 101 (8.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 69 (5.64%) NoSQL
12 69 (5.64%) Oracle Database
13 66 (5.39%) Big Data
14 63 (5.15%) MySQL
15 49 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 49 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
16 47 (3.84%) Hadoop
17 44 (3.59%) MongoDB
18 42 (3.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 189 (15.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 154 (12.58%) Visual Studio
3 100 (8.17%) Git (software)
4 37 (3.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 34 (2.78%) Subversion
6 29 (2.37%) Jenkins
7 23 (1.88%) NUnit
7 23 (1.88%) Selenium
8 18 (1.47%) Bitbucket
9 16 (1.31%) Jasmine
9 16 (1.31%) JIRA
10 14 (1.14%) gulp
11 13 (1.06%) Protractor
11 13 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 13 (1.06%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.90%) Bower
12 11 (0.90%) Grunt
12 11 (0.90%) JSUnit
12 11 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (0.90%) Mocha
General
1 303 (24.75%) Finance
2 64 (5.23%) Banking
3 60 (4.90%) Front Office
3 60 (4.90%) Retail
4 44 (3.59%) Marketing
5 41 (3.35%) Advertising
6 34 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.72%) Back Office
7 21 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.55%) Legal
10 17 (1.39%) Publishing
11 14 (1.14%) Automotive
11 14 (1.14%) Law
11 14 (1.14%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.82%) Games
13 8 (0.65%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.49%) Billing
15 2 (0.16%) Electronics
15 2 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 694 (56.70%) Developer
2 212 (17.32%) .NET Developer
2 212 (17.32%) DBA
3 182 (14.87%) SQL DBA
4 181 (14.79%) C# Developer
5 173 (14.13%) SQL Developer
6 149 (12.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 139 (11.36%) Senior Developer
8 122 (9.97%) Analyst
9 108 (8.82%) Administrator
10 102 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 80 (6.54%) SQL Server DBA
12 62 (5.07%) Senior .NET Developer
13 56 (4.58%) Software Developer
14 55 (4.49%) Lead Developer
15 51 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
16 50 (4.08%) SQL Server Developer
17 47 (3.84%) SSRS Developer
18 45 (3.68%) Support Analyst
19 44 (3.59%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 526 (42.97%) .NET
2 302 (24.67%) ASP.NET
3 297 (24.26%) HTML
4 231 (18.87%) CSS
5 157 (12.83%) WCF
6 148 (12.09%) .NET Framework
6 148 (12.09%) AngularJS
6 148 (12.09%) Web Services
7 145 (11.85%) jQuery
8 137 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 121 (9.89%) Entity Framework
10 111 (9.07%) XML
11 107 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 94 (7.68%) WPF
13 75 (6.13%) .NET Core
14 69 (5.64%) HTML5
15 66 (5.39%) React
16 64 (5.23%) Ajax
17 60 (4.90%) SOAP
18 56 (4.58%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 127 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (7.27%) Clustering
3 79 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 65 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
5 54 (4.41%) Replication
6 49 (4.00%) User Experience
7 26 (2.12%) Data Centre
8 24 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.72%) Reinsurance
10 18 (1.47%) Client/Server
10 18 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 18 (1.47%) W3C
11 17 (1.39%) Fintech
11 17 (1.39%) Fixed Income
12 15 (1.23%) Equities
12 15 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (1.14%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.14%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.74%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 264 (21.57%) Windows
2 165 (13.48%) Windows Server
3 89 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (5.31%) Linux
6 41 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 25 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 22 (1.80%) Unix
9 18 (1.47%) Solaris
10 17 (1.39%) CentOS
11 16 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.06%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.90%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.74%) Android
16 8 (0.65%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.57%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.41%) Apple iOS
19 3 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (26.55%) Business Intelligence
3 277 (22.63%) MVC
4 198 (16.18%) ETL
5 196 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
6 169 (13.81%) Scrum
7 130 (10.62%) Performance Tuning
8 127 (10.38%) Test Automation
9 123 (10.05%) ITIL
10 116 (9.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 110 (8.99%) Data Modelling
12 101 (8.25%) TDD
13 94 (7.68%) High Availability
14 92 (7.52%) OO
15 86 (7.03%) SDLC
16 79 (6.45%) Migration
17 78 (6.37%) Asset Management
18 74 (6.05%) SOA
19 72 (5.88%) Visualisation
20 65 (5.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 900 (73.53%) SQL
2 521 (42.57%) C#
3 394 (32.19%) T-SQL
4 242 (19.77%) JavaScript
5 131 (10.70%) PowerShell
6 52 (4.25%) VB.NET
7 50 (4.08%) VBA
8 49 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 46 (3.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 42 (3.43%) Java
11 41 (3.35%) VB
12 26 (2.12%) Python
13 24 (1.96%) TypeScript
14 16 (1.31%) C
15 12 (0.98%) PHP
16 8 (0.65%) R
16 8 (0.65%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.41%) ANSI SQL
17 5 (0.41%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.41%) ES6
Qualifications
1 196 (16.01%) Degree
2 115 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (4.08%) MCSE
4 24 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 21 (1.72%) MCSA
7 19 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.14%) MCITP
9 12 (0.98%) CCNA
9 12 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (0.90%) MCT
11 9 (0.74%) MCP
12 8 (0.65%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.49%) ISEB
13 6 (0.49%) MCDBA
13 6 (0.49%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.41%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.41%) MCSD
14 5 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.08%) QA
2 40 (3.27%) SLA
3 24 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.96%) GDPR
3 24 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.65%) PMO
5 6 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.41%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.082%) HL7
8 1 (0.082%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 90 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 57 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 33 (2.70%) XenApp
5 25 (2.04%) vSphere
6 21 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.31%) XenDesktop
9 15 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (1.06%) Docker
11 6 (0.49%) DFS Replication
11 6 (0.49%) HDFS
11 6 (0.49%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.25%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.082%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.082%) vCloud
14 1 (0.082%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (2.78%) SCCM
2 28 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 16 (1.31%) Backup Exec
3 16 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
4 15 (1.23%) Automic
5 12 (0.98%) Ansible
6 11 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (0.90%) SCOM
7 9 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.65%) Nagios
8 8 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (0.65%) Puppet
9 7 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.57%) Control-M
9 7 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.57%) XenMobile
10 6 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.49%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.49%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.49%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 603 (49.26%) Microsoft
2 153 (12.50%) Oracle
3 82 (6.70%) VMware
4 72 (5.88%) Tableau
5 50 (4.08%) Citrix
6 47 (3.84%) Xamarin
7 42 (3.43%) Red Hat
7 42 (3.43%) Telerik
8 35 (2.86%) Veeam
9 32 (2.61%) Cisco
10 29 (2.37%) Cadence
11 23 (1.88%) Google
12 22 (1.80%) HP
13 19 (1.55%) Adobe
14 17 (1.39%) EMC
15 16 (1.31%) Cognos
16 15 (1.23%) Sybase
17 14 (1.14%) Teradata
18 13 (1.06%) CheckPoint
19 12 (0.98%) CA