Period
to 23 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 222 189
Rank change year-on-year -98 -33 -31
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1689 2799 3725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.00% 1.56% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.32% 5.28% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1476 2558 3322
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 £67,500 £65,225 £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 50929 53003 64619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.17% 29.59% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 42324 45756 54927
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% +2.27%

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 23 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 23 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 -107 679 £55,000 +10.00% 30
South East -52 298 £45,000 - 13
North of England -99 295 £42,500 - 9
East of England -17 147 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Yorkshire -83 147 £46,000 +8.24% 3
Midlands -74 143 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North West -69 133 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South West -18 125 £40,000 +11.89% 5
West Midlands -26 112 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands -61 31 £38,750 -11.93% 7
North East -6 15 £38,959 -3.80% 1
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 1689 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1282 (75.90%) SQL
3 820 (48.55%) Microsoft
4 749 (44.35%) .NET
5 717 (42.45%) C#
6 682 (40.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 681 (40.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 633 (37.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 544 (32.21%) T-SQL
10 520 (30.79%) SQL Server 2014
11 513 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
12 472 (27.95%) ASP.NET
13 464 (27.47%) Business Intelligence
14 463 (27.41%) Windows
15 408 (24.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 403 (23.86%) Finance
17 396 (23.45%) MVC
18 378 (22.38%) JavaScript
19 365 (21.61%) Data Warehouse
20 350 (20.72%) ETL
20 350 (20.72%) HTML
21 316 (18.71%) Visual Studio
22 278 (16.46%) SQL Server 2016
23 273 (16.16%) CSS
24 264 (15.63%) jQuery
24 264 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
25 259 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
26 234 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
27 228 (13.50%) Windows Server
28 223 (13.20%) AngularJS

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
1 190 (11.25%) IIS
2 114 (6.75%) MS Exchange
3 102 (6.04%) SharePoint
4 65 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 35 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (1.72%) Apache
8 24 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
9 23 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 22 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (1.01%) CMS
12 14 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (0.71%) Drupal
14 11 (0.65%) Kentico
14 11 (0.65%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.59%) Confluence
15 10 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (0.59%) SAS
15 10 (0.59%) WordPress
16 9 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 75 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.059%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 22 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.41%) assyst
3 7 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.24%) MetaTrader
4 4 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.059%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.059%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.059%) Endur
6 1 (0.059%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.059%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.059%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 264 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (4.38%) Office 365
4 41 (2.43%) SaaS
5 32 (1.89%) IaaS
6 21 (1.24%) Azure Machine Learning
7 20 (1.18%) GitHub
8 17 (1.01%) PaaS
9 13 (0.77%) 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%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (0.18%) BlueKai
14 3 (0.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 104 (6.16%) Firewall
2 86 (5.09%) DNS
3 59 (3.49%) SAN
4 52 (3.08%) DHCP
4 52 (3.08%) Internet
5 50 (2.96%) TCP/IP
6 42 (2.49%) Intranet
7 39 (2.31%) WAN
8 37 (2.19%) LAN
9 31 (1.84%) VPN
10 30 (1.78%) VLAN
11 28 (1.66%) MPLS
12 25 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (1.24%) HTTP
14 17 (1.01%) Extranet
15 16 (0.95%) SSL
16 14 (0.83%) VoIP
17 11 (0.65%) Ethernet
17 11 (0.65%) NetScaler
17 11 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1689 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 682 (40.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 681 (40.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 633 (37.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 520 (30.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 408 (24.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 365 (21.61%) Data Warehouse
8 278 (16.46%) SQL Server 2016
9 171 (10.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 155 (9.18%) Power BI
11 112 (6.63%) Relational Database
12 70 (4.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 66 (3.91%) NoSQL
14 64 (3.79%) MongoDB
15 59 (3.49%) QlikView
16 54 (3.20%) OLAP
17 51 (3.02%) Oracle Database
18 49 (2.90%) RDBMS
19 47 (2.78%) MySQL
20 43 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 316 (18.71%) Visual Studio
2 259 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 85 (5.03%) Git (software)
4 77 (4.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 63 (3.73%) TeamCity
6 56 (3.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 47 (2.78%) NUnit
8 37 (2.19%) MSTest
9 36 (2.13%) JIRA
10 32 (1.89%) Subversion
11 30 (1.78%) Moq
12 23 (1.36%) Selenium
13 16 (0.95%) GoogleTest
13 16 (0.95%) Jasmine
14 15 (0.89%) ReSharper
15 13 (0.77%) Eclipse
16 12 (0.71%) Protractor
17 11 (0.65%) Jenkins
17 11 (0.65%) MSBuild
18 10 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 403 (23.86%) Finance
2 109 (6.45%) Banking
3 101 (5.98%) Marketing
4 95 (5.62%) Retail
5 50 (2.96%) Advertising
6 46 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 45 (2.66%) Front Office
8 42 (2.49%) Investment Banking
9 36 (2.13%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.72%) Games
11 28 (1.66%) Electronics
12 26 (1.54%) Financial Institution
13 18 (1.07%) Legal
14 17 (1.01%) Back Office
15 12 (0.71%) Automotive
16 5 (0.30%) Law
16 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.30%) Publishing
17 1 (0.059%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.059%) Military
Job Titles
1 964 (57.08%) Developer
2 334 (19.78%) .NET Developer
3 312 (18.47%) SQL Developer
4 292 (17.29%) C# Developer
5 284 (16.81%) DBA
6 241 (14.27%) SQL DBA
7 199 (11.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 196 (11.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 181 (10.72%) Senior Developer
10 173 (10.24%) Administrator
11 145 (8.58%) Analyst
12 141 (8.35%) ASP.NET Developer
13 131 (7.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 105 (6.22%) Senior .NET Developer
15 104 (6.16%) SQL Server DBA
16 102 (6.04%) Software Developer
16 102 (6.04%) SSIS Developer
17 99 (5.86%) SQL BI Developer
18 82 (4.85%) Web Developer
19 81 (4.80%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 749 (44.35%) .NET
2 472 (27.95%) ASP.NET
3 350 (20.72%) HTML
4 273 (16.16%) CSS
5 264 (15.63%) jQuery
6 223 (13.20%) AngularJS
7 222 (13.14%) .NET Framework
8 203 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 173 (10.24%) Entity Framework
10 170 (10.07%) XML
11 162 (9.59%) WCF
12 157 (9.30%) Web Services
13 148 (8.76%) Ajax
14 137 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 98 (5.80%) HTML5
16 73 (4.32%) JSON
17 70 (4.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 66 (3.91%) RESTful
19 64 (3.79%) SOAP
20 58 (3.43%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 135 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (5.51%) Clustering
3 85 (5.03%) Computer Science
4 78 (4.62%) Replication
5 59 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
6 57 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 53 (3.14%) Management Information System
8 32 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 32 (1.89%) User Experience
9 31 (1.84%) Mobile App
10 30 (1.78%) Equities
11 29 (1.72%) Data Structures
12 24 (1.42%) N-Tier
13 23 (1.36%) FMCG
14 18 (1.07%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.07%) Fintech
15 17 (1.01%) iPad
15 17 (1.01%) Virtual Team
16 16 (0.95%) Derivative
16 16 (0.95%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 463 (27.41%) Windows
2 228 (13.50%) Windows Server
3 176 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 155 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (5.68%) Linux
6 68 (4.03%) Windows 7
7 67 (3.97%) Windows 10
8 44 (2.61%) Windows 8
8 44 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (1.66%) Apple iOS
10 26 (1.54%) Android
10 26 (1.54%) Unix
11 16 (0.95%) 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%) VMS
15 8 (0.47%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (27.47%) Business Intelligence
3 396 (23.45%) MVC
4 350 (20.72%) ETL
5 234 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
6 205 (12.14%) Scrum
7 168 (9.95%) Web Development
8 166 (9.83%) TDD
9 157 (9.30%) ITIL
10 155 (9.18%) Data Modelling
10 155 (9.18%) Migration
11 152 (9.00%) High Availability
12 151 (8.94%) Unit Testing
13 126 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
14 114 (6.75%) OO
15 112 (6.63%) Mentoring
16 105 (6.22%) SDLC
17 104 (6.16%) Kimball Methodology
18 97 (5.74%) Analytics
18 97 (5.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1282 (75.90%) SQL
2 717 (42.45%) C#
3 544 (32.21%) T-SQL
4 378 (22.38%) JavaScript
5 185 (10.95%) PowerShell
6 95 (5.62%) VB.NET
7 63 (3.73%) TypeScript
8 43 (2.55%) C
8 43 (2.55%) PL/SQL
9 38 (2.25%) Java
10 37 (2.19%) VBA
11 30 (1.78%) PHP
12 25 (1.48%) C++
13 24 (1.42%) Python
14 23 (1.36%) R
14 23 (1.36%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 18 (1.07%) Perl
15 18 (1.07%) VB
16 17 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 176 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 174 (10.30%) Degree
3 70 (4.14%) MCSE
4 58 (3.43%) MCITP
4 58 (3.43%) MCSA
5 54 (3.20%) Security Cleared
6 40 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (2.07%) CCNA
8 28 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
9 25 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 19 (1.12%) MCTS
11 17 (1.01%) DV Cleared
12 15 (0.89%) OCP
12 15 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
13 13 (0.77%) Master's Degree
14 12 (0.71%) CCA
14 12 (0.71%) CCNP
14 12 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (0.59%) MCP
16 9 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.62%) QA
2 38 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 35 (2.07%) SLA
4 17 (1.01%) GDPR
5 14 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.59%) 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
1 196 (11.60%) Active Directory
2 103 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
5 39 (2.31%) XenApp
6 37 (2.19%) vSphere
7 33 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
8 15 (0.89%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.53%) KVM
10 9 (0.53%) Terminal Server
10 9 (0.53%) XenServer
11 8 (0.47%) ISA Server
11 8 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.36%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.30%) Docker
15 3 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (1.95%) SCCM
2 25 (1.48%) Backup Exec
3 21 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
3 21 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (1.18%) Perfmon
5 19 (1.12%) SCOM
5 19 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 16 (0.95%) Data Guard
7 15 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.71%) WSUS
9 11 (0.65%) Puppet
10 10 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.53%) vCenter Server
12 8 (0.47%) Nagios
12 8 (0.47%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.41%) DameWare
13 7 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 820 (48.55%) Microsoft
2 151 (8.94%) VMware
3 126 (7.46%) Oracle
4 93 (5.51%) Cisco
4 93 (5.51%) Tableau
5 70 (4.14%) Cognos
6 59 (3.49%) SAP
7 58 (3.43%) Citrix
8 45 (2.66%) RedGate
9 42 (2.49%) IBM
10 40 (2.37%) Telerik
11 37 (2.19%) HP
12 30 (1.78%) Symantec
13 26 (1.54%) Google
13 26 (1.54%) Sybase
14 23 (1.36%) McAfee
14 23 (1.36%) Veeam
15 20 (1.18%) Alteryx
15 20 (1.18%) Cadence
15 20 (1.18%) Xamarin