Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 406 337 273
Rank change year-on-year -69 -64 -80
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 978 1,578 2,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 1.00% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.75% 3.33% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1,323 1,880
England median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,802 £32,500 £32,243
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £71,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,269
% 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 35,627 47,439 50,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.18% 30.06% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 29,507 38,781 42,661
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,599 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 -54 440 £57,500 -4.17% 28
North of England +10 173 £42,500 +6.25% 24
South East -56 166 £47,500 - 31
Midlands -15 132 £45,000 +12.50% 26
North West +1 95 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East Midlands +53 87 £47,500 +13.10% 15
Yorkshire -4 67 £43,000 +7.50% 9
West Midlands -58 45 £45,000 +12.50% 11
East of England +9 40 £42,500 -15.00% 8
South West -68 27 £48,750 +21.88% 10
North East +20 11 £35,686 -14.01% 4
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 978 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 705 (72.09%) SQL
3 512 (52.35%) Microsoft
4 476 (48.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 463 (47.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 417 (42.64%) T-SQL
7 356 (36.40%) Business Intelligence
8 335 (34.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 327 (33.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 326 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 322 (32.92%) C#
12 282 (28.83%) .NET
13 278 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
14 271 (27.71%) Windows
15 267 (27.30%) SQL Server 2016
16 265 (27.10%) Finance
17 256 (26.18%) Data Warehouse
18 215 (21.98%) ETL
19 210 (21.47%) SQL Server 2014
20 167 (17.08%) Power Platform
21 162 (16.56%) Power BI
22 161 (16.46%) Windows Server
22 161 (16.46%) PowerShell
22 161 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
23 153 (15.64%) Active Directory
24 152 (15.54%) ASP.NET
25 149 (15.24%) MVC
26 142 (14.52%) Oracle
27 140 (14.31%) Performance Tuning
28 138 (14.11%) Scrum

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 87 (8.90%) IIS
2 83 (8.49%) Tomcat
3 81 (8.28%) SharePoint
4 65 (6.65%) MS Exchange
5 54 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (4.40%) JBoss
7 34 (3.48%) Apache
7 34 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 29 (2.97%) WebLogic
9 27 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (1.74%) CMS
11 12 (1.23%) Confluence
11 12 (1.23%) Drupal
12 7 (0.72%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.72%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.61%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.61%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (8.49%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (7.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.51%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.31%) HipChat
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (2.25%) Dynamics GP
2 13 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.72%) Q-Pulse
3 7 (0.72%) Sage CRM
4 5 (0.51%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.41%) FastStats
6 3 (0.31%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.20%) Magento
7 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.10%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 327 (33.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 167 (17.08%) Power Platform
3 161 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
4 92 (9.41%) Office 365
5 49 (5.01%) SaaS
6 38 (3.89%) OpenShift
7 17 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
8 16 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.23%) OneDrive
10 10 (1.02%) NuGet
11 7 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.61%) PaaS
12 6 (0.61%) Twilio
13 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.51%) PowerApps
14 4 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 92 (9.41%) Firewall
2 76 (7.77%) DNS
3 68 (6.95%) DHCP
4 66 (6.75%) TCP/IP
5 45 (4.60%) SAN
6 31 (3.17%) Internet
6 31 (3.17%) VoIP
7 22 (2.25%) VPN
8 18 (1.84%) WAN
9 15 (1.53%) SSL
10 14 (1.43%) Network Security
10 14 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
11 13 (1.33%) SMTP
12 12 (1.23%) LAN
12 12 (1.23%) NAS
13 11 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (0.82%) CTI
14 8 (0.82%) NetScaler
14 8 (0.82%) VLAN
14 8 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 978 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 476 (48.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 463 (47.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 335 (34.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 326 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 267 (27.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 256 (26.18%) Data Warehouse
8 210 (21.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 162 (16.56%) Power BI
10 113 (11.55%) Relational Database
11 101 (10.33%) MySQL
12 81 (8.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 75 (7.67%) RDBMS
14 60 (6.13%) MongoDB
15 54 (5.52%) SQL Server 2017
16 45 (4.60%) Azure SQL Database
17 42 (4.29%) OLAP
18 32 (3.27%) NoSQL
18 32 (3.27%) QlikView
19 31 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 98 (10.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 86 (8.79%) Visual Studio
3 79 (8.08%) Git (software)
4 44 (4.50%) JIRA
4 44 (4.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 39 (3.99%) Jenkins
6 26 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 18 (1.84%) Selenium
8 18 (1.84%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.23%) PowerBuilder
10 10 (1.02%) git-flow
10 10 (1.02%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.82%) NUnit
11 8 (0.82%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.61%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.61%) Terragrunt
13 5 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.51%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 265 (27.10%) Finance
2 54 (5.52%) Retail
3 28 (2.86%) Law
4 21 (2.15%) Legal
5 17 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.74%) Marketing
5 17 (1.74%) Public Sector
6 13 (1.33%) Aerospace
7 11 (1.12%) Advertising
7 11 (1.12%) Back Office
7 11 (1.12%) Banking
7 11 (1.12%) Publishing
8 10 (1.02%) Automotive
9 9 (0.92%) Front Office
10 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.61%) Billing
12 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.31%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.20%) Games
14 2 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 450 (46.01%) Developer
2 177 (18.10%) DBA
3 176 (18.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 153 (15.64%) SQL DBA
5 134 (13.70%) SQL Developer
6 129 (13.19%) Analyst
7 115 (11.76%) .NET Developer
8 98 (10.02%) Senior Developer
9 93 (9.51%) C# Developer
10 78 (7.98%) C# .NET Developer
11 67 (6.85%) Administrator
12 65 (6.65%) SQL Server DBA
13 57 (5.83%) SQL BI Developer
14 45 (4.60%) SQL Analyst
15 40 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 38 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
16 38 (3.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 37 (3.78%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
17 37 (3.78%) SSIS Developer
18 36 (3.68%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (28.83%) .NET
2 152 (15.54%) ASP.NET
3 127 (12.99%) HTML
4 118 (12.07%) CSS
5 101 (10.33%) .NET Framework
6 76 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 76 (7.77%) jQuery
7 72 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (7.16%) AngularJS
9 62 (6.34%) XML
10 59 (6.03%) HTML5
11 57 (5.83%) Web Services
12 55 (5.62%) Entity Framework
12 55 (5.62%) MDX
12 55 (5.62%) REST
13 46 (4.70%) SOAP
14 43 (4.40%) WCF
15 33 (3.37%) JSON
16 32 (3.27%) WPF
17 30 (3.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (7.67%) Clustering
3 59 (6.03%) Replication
4 55 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
5 49 (5.01%) Private Cloud
6 42 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 35 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
9 25 (2.56%) Data Centre
10 24 (2.45%) PKI
11 18 (1.84%) N-Tier
12 17 (1.74%) Hedge funds
13 16 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.64%) Reinsurance
14 11 (1.12%) NHS
15 9 (0.92%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.82%) Driving Licence
16 8 (0.82%) Robotics
17 7 (0.72%) iPad
17 7 (0.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 271 (27.71%) Windows
2 161 (16.46%) Windows Server
3 108 (11.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 102 (10.43%) Linux
5 67 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (3.89%) Unix
7 37 (3.78%) Windows 10
8 21 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.74%) Android
9 17 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 14 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.61%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.41%) CentOS
15 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.20%) Solaris
16 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (36.40%) Business Intelligence
2 278 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (21.98%) ETL
4 149 (15.24%) MVC
5 140 (14.31%) Performance Tuning
6 138 (14.11%) Scrum
7 137 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
8 134 (13.70%) ITIL
9 115 (11.76%) Migration
10 113 (11.55%) Analytics
11 108 (11.04%) DevOps
12 103 (10.53%) Visualisation
13 92 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 67 (6.85%) High Availability
15 66 (6.75%) SDLC
16 64 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
17 62 (6.34%) Kimball Methodology
17 62 (6.34%) Unit Testing
18 59 (6.03%) Data Modelling
18 59 (6.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 705 (72.09%) SQL
2 417 (42.64%) T-SQL
3 322 (32.92%) C#
4 161 (16.46%) PowerShell
5 115 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 95 (9.71%) Python
7 71 (7.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 61 (6.24%) Bash Shell
9 56 (5.73%) Java
10 44 (4.50%) VB.NET
10 44 (4.50%) VBA
11 43 (4.40%) Perl
12 35 (3.58%) Ruby
13 30 (3.07%) PL/SQL
14 23 (2.35%) VB
15 22 (2.25%) PHP
16 11 (1.12%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.02%) VBScript
18 9 (0.92%) R
18 9 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 96 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (9.71%) Degree
3 60 (6.13%) MCSA
4 53 (5.42%) MCSE
5 38 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 23 (2.35%) MCP
9 22 (2.25%) CCNA
9 22 (2.25%) HND
10 12 (1.23%) Security Cleared
11 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 10 (1.02%) SSCP
12 9 (0.92%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.72%) CCNP
14 5 (0.51%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.41%) MCSD
16 3 (0.31%) CCSP
16 3 (0.31%) CCVP
16 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 23 (2.35%) QA
4 18 (1.84%) SLA
5 11 (1.12%) COBIT
5 11 (1.12%) GDPR
6 5 (0.51%) PMO
7 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.10%) DICOM
10 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.10%) HL7
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 153 (15.64%) Active Directory
2 79 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 60 (6.13%) Docker
5 38 (3.89%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (1.84%) XenApp
8 10 (1.02%) vSphere
9 9 (0.92%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.72%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.41%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.10%) Firmware
15 1 (0.10%) LXC
15 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.10%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 62 (6.34%) Ansible
2 45 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (4.50%) Puppet
4 43 (4.40%) Kubernetes
5 28 (2.86%) SCCM
6 25 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 21 (2.15%) Backup Exec
8 18 (1.84%) Grafana
8 18 (1.84%) SCOM
9 17 (1.74%) SQL Sentry
10 15 (1.53%) WSUS
11 10 (1.02%) Prometheus
12 9 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (0.61%) Terraform
14 5 (0.51%) FortiGate
15 3 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
15 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
15 3 (0.31%) SCVMM
16 2 (0.20%) Nagios
16 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 512 (52.35%) Microsoft
2 142 (14.52%) Oracle
3 106 (10.84%) VMware
4 82 (8.38%) Tableau
5 53 (5.42%) Citrix
6 50 (5.11%) Cisco
7 37 (3.78%) Sun
8 22 (2.25%) Ivanti
8 22 (2.25%) Xamarin
9 20 (2.04%) HP
10 18 (1.84%) Google
10 18 (1.84%) IBM
11 17 (1.74%) Avaya
11 17 (1.74%) Dell
12 16 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.64%) Veeam
13 14 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.43%) ServiceNow
14 13 (1.33%) Talend
14 13 (1.33%) WatchGuard