Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 350 289 218
Rank change year-on-year -61 -71 -37
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1,478 1,984 2,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.94% 1.20% 1.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.12% 3.93% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,243 1,711 2,747
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,269 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +0.60% -

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 47,382 50,517 55,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.03% 30.50% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 38,751 42,377 48,239
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -31 671 £60,000 +9.09% 61
South East -26 255 £47,500 +5.56% 29
North of England -74 198 £40,000 -2.44% 26
Midlands +17 181 £40,000 -11.11% 18
West Midlands +39 122 £40,000 -11.11% 10
North West -34 114 £40,000 - 21
South West -32 91 £40,000 -4.76% 15
East of England -42 84 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Yorkshire -66 65 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Midlands -5 59 £42,000 -6.67% 8
North East -14 19 £41,500 +6.52% 1
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1,478 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1,061 (71.79%) SQL
3 719 (48.65%) Microsoft
4 662 (44.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 635 (42.96%) .NET
6 626 (42.35%) C#
7 549 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 541 (36.60%) T-SQL
9 516 (34.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 410 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
11 405 (27.40%) Finance
12 378 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
13 370 (25.03%) SQL Server 2014
14 362 (24.49%) ASP.NET
15 356 (24.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 336 (22.73%) Windows
17 319 (21.58%) MVC
18 315 (21.31%) HTML
18 315 (21.31%) Data Warehouse
19 308 (20.84%) Microsoft Azure
20 307 (20.77%) SQL Server 2016
21 291 (19.69%) JavaScript
22 279 (18.88%) ETL
23 268 (18.13%) CSS
24 235 (15.90%) Web Services
25 227 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
26 218 (14.75%) Visual Studio
27 192 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
27 192 (12.99%) jQuery
27 192 (12.99%) 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 79 (5.35%) IIS
2 73 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 49 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
4 38 (2.57%) MS Exchange
5 36 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (2.10%) CMS
7 27 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 19 (1.29%) Confluence
10 18 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (1.22%) Skype for Business
11 17 (1.15%) Drupal
12 16 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 14 (0.95%) JBoss
14 13 (0.88%) NServiceBus
15 12 (0.81%) Apache
15 12 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (0.68%) SAS
17 9 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
18 8 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 81 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.068%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.068%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.068%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 23 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (1.49%) Elite 3E
3 18 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.54%) MetaTrader
4 8 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.34%) FastStats
6 4 (0.27%) assyst
6 4 (0.27%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.20%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.14%) Magento
9 1 (0.068%) Endur
9 1 (0.068%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.068%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.068%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 308 (20.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (3.65%) Office 365
4 31 (2.10%) Azure Data Factory
5 27 (1.83%) PaaS
6 15 (1.01%) IaaS
7 14 (0.95%) SaaS
8 12 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (0.74%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.54%) NuGet
11 5 (0.34%) Data Lake Analytics
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.27%) npm
13 3 (0.20%) GitHub
13 3 (0.20%) Serverless
14 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.068%) Azure Machine Learning
15 1 (0.068%) Boomi
15 1 (0.068%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.40%) SAN
2 50 (3.38%) DNS
3 40 (2.71%) DHCP
4 34 (2.30%) Firewall
5 28 (1.89%) VPN
6 27 (1.83%) NAS
6 27 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 25 (1.69%) LAN
7 25 (1.69%) WAN
8 18 (1.22%) Internet
8 18 (1.22%) VLAN
9 17 (1.15%) NetScaler
9 17 (1.15%) Skype
10 15 (1.01%) HTTP
10 15 (1.01%) MPLS
11 14 (0.95%) WLAN
12 11 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (0.68%) VoIP
14 8 (0.54%) FTP
14 8 (0.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,478 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 662 (44.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 549 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 516 (34.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 370 (25.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 356 (24.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 315 (21.31%) Data Warehouse
8 307 (20.77%) SQL Server 2016
9 147 (9.95%) Power BI
10 132 (8.93%) Relational Database
11 126 (8.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 74 (5.01%) MySQL
13 73 (4.94%) Oracle Database
14 62 (4.19%) NoSQL
15 53 (3.59%) Azure SQL Database
16 47 (3.18%) SQL Server 2000
17 43 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
18 40 (2.71%) Big Data
18 40 (2.71%) OLTP
19 39 (2.64%) DTS
Development Applications
1 218 (14.75%) Visual Studio
2 192 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 86 (5.82%) Git (software)
4 49 (3.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 36 (2.44%) JIRA
6 33 (2.23%) Jenkins
7 27 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 23 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (1.56%) Subversion
9 17 (1.15%) Jasmine
9 17 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
10 16 (1.08%) Bitbucket
11 14 (0.95%) gulp
11 14 (0.95%) Selenium
12 13 (0.88%) NUnit
13 11 (0.74%) Protractor
14 10 (0.68%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.68%) Grunt
14 10 (0.68%) Maven
14 10 (0.68%) ReSharper
General
1 405 (27.40%) Finance
2 77 (5.21%) Retail
3 67 (4.53%) Banking
4 52 (3.52%) Advertising
5 50 (3.38%) Marketing
6 39 (2.64%) Front Office
7 38 (2.57%) Legal
8 29 (1.96%) Law
9 25 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.62%) Automotive
11 22 (1.49%) Games
12 21 (1.42%) Back Office
13 17 (1.15%) Investment Banking
13 17 (1.15%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.54%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.41%) Electronics
17 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.20%) Publishing
19 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 855 (57.85%) Developer
2 265 (17.93%) SQL Developer
3 258 (17.46%) .NET Developer
4 232 (15.70%) DBA
5 222 (15.02%) C# Developer
6 203 (13.73%) SQL DBA
7 173 (11.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 143 (9.68%) Senior Developer
9 139 (9.40%) Analyst
10 133 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 98 (6.63%) Administrator
12 77 (5.21%) SQL Server DBA
13 76 (5.14%) SQL Server Developer
14 72 (4.87%) SQL BI Developer
15 70 (4.74%) SSIS Developer
16 68 (4.60%) Software Developer
17 66 (4.47%) Data Warehouse Developer
18 63 (4.26%) Lead Developer
19 55 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
20 54 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 635 (42.96%) .NET
2 362 (24.49%) ASP.NET
3 315 (21.31%) HTML
4 268 (18.13%) CSS
5 235 (15.90%) Web Services
6 192 (12.99%) jQuery
7 172 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 171 (11.57%) AngularJS
9 170 (11.50%) .NET Framework
10 169 (11.43%) WCF
11 164 (11.10%) XML
12 141 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 138 (9.34%) Entity Framework
14 105 (7.10%) SOAP
15 87 (5.89%) WPF
16 70 (4.74%) HTML5
16 70 (4.74%) REST
17 69 (4.67%) Ajax
18 66 (4.47%) LINQ
19 62 (4.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 129 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
3 89 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
4 79 (5.35%) Computer Science
5 63 (4.26%) Clustering
6 54 (3.65%) Replication
7 45 (3.04%) User Experience
8 34 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 33 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
10 29 (1.96%) Fintech
11 27 (1.83%) W3C
12 21 (1.42%) Data Centre
13 20 (1.35%) Driving Licence
14 18 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 17 (1.15%) Data Structures
15 17 (1.15%) Hedge funds
16 14 (0.95%) FMCG
17 13 (0.88%) N-Tier
17 13 (0.88%) Reinsurance
18 11 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 336 (22.73%) Windows
2 176 (11.91%) Windows Server
3 104 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 95 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (5.01%) Linux
6 51 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 37 (2.50%) Windows 10
8 32 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (1.62%) Unix
11 16 (1.08%) Solaris
12 14 (0.95%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.81%) Android
13 12 (0.81%) CentOS
14 8 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.34%) VMS
16 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
3 319 (21.58%) MVC
4 279 (18.88%) ETL
5 227 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
6 192 (12.99%) Performance Tuning
7 161 (10.89%) ITIL
8 152 (10.28%) Scrum
9 147 (9.95%) TDD
10 123 (8.32%) SDLC
11 117 (7.92%) Data Modelling
12 111 (7.51%) Unit Testing
13 107 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 102 (6.90%) Migration
15 88 (5.95%) Kimball Methodology
16 84 (5.68%) Test Automation
17 82 (5.55%) OO
18 79 (5.35%) DevOps
18 79 (5.35%) SOA
19 72 (4.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,061 (71.79%) SQL
2 626 (42.35%) C#
3 541 (36.60%) T-SQL
4 291 (19.69%) JavaScript
5 144 (9.74%) PowerShell
6 122 (8.25%) VB.NET
7 56 (3.79%) Java
8 53 (3.59%) PL/SQL
9 48 (3.25%) VB
10 45 (3.04%) VBA
11 35 (2.37%) TypeScript
12 29 (1.96%) PHP
13 27 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 19 (1.29%) Python
15 17 (1.15%) C
15 17 (1.15%) Perl
16 12 (0.81%) XPath
17 11 (0.74%) VB6
18 9 (0.61%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 165 (11.16%) Degree
2 81 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (2.17%) MCSE
4 24 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (1.49%) Postgraduate
6 20 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 15 (1.01%) Security Cleared
8 13 (0.88%) MCSA
9 12 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.74%) SC Cleared
11 9 (0.61%) CCNA
12 6 (0.41%) ISEB
13 5 (0.34%) APMP
13 5 (0.34%) MCITP
13 5 (0.34%) MCSD
13 5 (0.34%) MCT
13 5 (0.34%) MCTS
13 5 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.26%) QA
2 37 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 32 (2.17%) SLA
4 10 (0.68%) GDPR
5 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.27%) HL7
6 4 (0.27%) MiFID
7 3 (0.20%) DICOM
7 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.14%) TickIT
9 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.068%) GCP
9 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 91 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 63 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.96%) vSphere
4 29 (1.96%) XenApp
5 22 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (1.42%) XenDesktop
7 19 (1.29%) HDFS
8 18 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (0.95%) DFS Replication
9 14 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.68%) Docker
11 6 (0.41%) OpenAM
11 6 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.068%) NFS
14 1 (0.068%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.068%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (2.10%) Microsoft Clustering
2 26 (1.76%) SCCM
3 15 (1.01%) Perfmon
4 13 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
5 11 (0.74%) Backup Exec
5 11 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (0.68%) Kibana
6 10 (0.68%) logstash
6 10 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (0.61%) Puppet
7 9 (0.61%) SCOM
8 8 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.54%) Oracle ZFS
9 7 (0.47%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.41%) Control-M
10 6 (0.41%) Unicenter
11 5 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 719 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 142 (9.61%) Oracle
3 93 (6.29%) VMware
4 69 (4.67%) Tableau
5 55 (3.72%) Citrix
6 37 (2.50%) Xamarin
7 34 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 32 (2.17%) Cisco
9 29 (1.96%) Cognos
10 24 (1.62%) Veeam
11 21 (1.42%) Intapp
12 20 (1.35%) HP
12 20 (1.35%) SolarWinds
13 17 (1.15%) SAP
13 17 (1.15%) WorldPay
14 16 (1.08%) CheckPoint
15 15 (1.01%) Sybase
16 14 (0.95%) EMC
16 14 (0.95%) iManage
17 13 (0.88%) Siebel