Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 476 354 317
Rank change year-on-year -122 -37 -110
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 713 1,336 1,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.90% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.18% 3.14% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 635 1,121 1,590
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,080 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,750 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.50% +8.70% +2.22%

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 32,716 42,552 50,989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.83% 28.74% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27,260 35,119 42,408
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.96% +6.32% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -144 294 £55,000 -4.76% 43
South East -1 145 £50,500 +6.32% 17
North of England -20 112 £40,000 - 23
Midlands +4 107 £47,500 +9.20% 18
East Midlands +31 74 £46,500 +6.90% 7
North West -6 69 £37,500 -16.67% 12
Yorkshire +2 37 £45,000 +20.00% 9
West Midlands -12 33 £47,500 +8.57% 11
South West -5 32 £52,500 +24.91% 9
East of England -3 22 £42,500 -22.73% 9
North East +13 6 £50,000 +35.14% 2
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 713 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 446 (62.55%) SQL
3 441 (61.85%) Microsoft
4 289 (40.53%) C#
5 288 (40.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 270 (37.87%) .NET
7 260 (36.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 257 (36.04%) Azure
9 237 (33.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 226 (31.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 224 (31.42%) Business Intelligence
12 222 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
13 204 (28.61%) T-SQL
14 187 (26.23%) ASP.NET
15 183 (25.67%) Finance
16 168 (23.56%) JavaScript
17 162 (22.72%) MVC
17 162 (22.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 158 (22.16%) SQL Server 2014
19 157 (22.02%) Windows
20 151 (21.18%) CSS
21 130 (18.23%) HTML
22 124 (17.39%) Scrum
23 115 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
23 115 (16.13%) AWS
24 111 (15.57%) .NET Framework
25 107 (15.01%) Web Services
25 107 (15.01%) Performance Tuning
26 106 (14.87%) PowerShell
27 102 (14.31%) Data Warehouse

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 58 (8.13%) IIS
2 45 (6.31%) MS Exchange
3 37 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 35 (4.91%) EPiServer
5 34 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (4.35%) CMS
7 24 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (3.23%) SharePoint
9 20 (2.81%) Drupal
9 20 (2.81%) JBoss
10 9 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.12%) Confluence
12 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.84%) SAS
13 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.56%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.28%) Apache
16 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.56%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.84%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.56%) FastStats
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 257 (36.04%) Azure
2 115 (16.13%) AWS
3 97 (13.60%) Power Platform
4 73 (10.24%) Office 365
5 28 (3.93%) SaaS
6 18 (2.52%) IaaS
7 16 (2.24%) OpenShift
7 16 (2.24%) PaaS
8 15 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (1.96%) GCP
10 10 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (0.98%) WhatsApp
13 6 (0.84%) NuGet
14 3 (0.42%) Lucidchart
14 3 (0.42%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.42%) PowerApps
15 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.45%) Firewall
2 43 (6.03%) DNS
2 43 (6.03%) SAN
3 42 (5.89%) Internet
4 39 (5.47%) DHCP
4 39 (5.47%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.24%) NAS
6 13 (1.82%) VoIP
7 12 (1.68%) LAN
8 11 (1.54%) WAN
9 10 (1.40%) iSCSI
9 10 (1.40%) Wireless
10 9 (1.26%) SSL
10 9 (1.26%) VPN
11 8 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.98%) SMTP
13 6 (0.84%) Network Security
14 5 (0.70%) HTTP
15 4 (0.56%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 713 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 288 (40.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 260 (36.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 237 (33.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 226 (31.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 162 (22.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 158 (22.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 102 (14.31%) Data Warehouse
9 94 (13.18%) Power BI
10 70 (9.82%) MySQL
11 53 (7.43%) Relational Database
12 50 (7.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 38 (5.33%) RDBMS
14 35 (4.91%) SQL Server 2017
15 32 (4.49%) Azure SQL Database
16 28 (3.93%) Oracle Database
17 27 (3.79%) OLAP
18 24 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (2.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 19 (2.66%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 89 (12.48%) Visual Studio
2 79 (11.08%) Git (software)
3 77 (10.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (7.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 36 (5.05%) Selenium
6 27 (3.79%) JIRA
7 26 (3.65%) SoapUI
8 18 (2.52%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (1.26%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.12%) NUnit
12 8 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.84%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.70%) Postman
14 5 (0.70%) Subversion
14 5 (0.70%) WebDriver
15 4 (0.56%) Jasmine
15 4 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (0.56%) Terragrunt
General
1 183 (25.67%) Finance
2 75 (10.52%) Retail
3 38 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 23 (3.23%) Law
4 23 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 19 (2.66%) Legal
5 19 (2.66%) Marketing
6 17 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.96%) Electronics
8 10 (1.40%) Automotive
9 7 (0.98%) Advertising
9 7 (0.98%) Back Office
9 7 (0.98%) Billing
9 7 (0.98%) Front Office
10 6 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.70%) Banking
12 4 (0.56%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.42%) Games
14 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 343 (48.11%) Developer
2 132 (18.51%) DBA
3 101 (14.17%) SQL DBA
4 92 (12.90%) Administrator
5 86 (12.06%) C# Developer
6 85 (11.92%) SQL Developer
7 84 (11.78%) .NET Developer
8 65 (9.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 65 (9.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 48 (6.73%) Senior Developer
10 42 (5.89%) Support Engineer
11 40 (5.61%) Lead Developer
12 39 (5.47%) Software Developer
13 38 (5.33%) Senior DBA
14 34 (4.77%) Full Stack Developer
15 31 (4.35%) Analyst
16 30 (4.21%) Web Developer
17 26 (3.65%) Applications Engineer
17 26 (3.65%) SQL Server DBA
18 25 (3.51%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (37.87%) .NET
2 187 (26.23%) ASP.NET
3 151 (21.18%) CSS
4 130 (18.23%) HTML
5 111 (15.57%) .NET Framework
6 107 (15.01%) Web Services
7 95 (13.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 93 (13.04%) REST
9 89 (12.48%) XML
10 72 (10.10%) jQuery
11 70 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 67 (9.40%) WCF
13 62 (8.70%) SOAP
14 56 (7.85%) AngularJS
15 55 (7.71%) HTML5
16 51 (7.15%) CSS3
17 46 (6.45%) Entity Framework
18 45 (6.31%) RESTful
19 41 (5.75%) JSON
20 36 (5.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.03%) Replication
3 41 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (5.47%) Clustering
5 32 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 30 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (3.09%) Data Centre
8 20 (2.81%) Private Cloud
9 17 (2.38%) User Experience
10 16 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.54%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.54%) Reinsurance
12 8 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.12%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.12%) EPoS
13 7 (0.98%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.84%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.84%) Robotics
15 5 (0.70%) Hedge funds
16 4 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 157 (22.02%) Windows
2 83 (11.64%) Windows Server
3 73 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (8.13%) Linux
5 48 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.37%) Windows 10
7 18 (2.52%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.38%) Unix
9 13 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.68%) Solaris
10 12 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.40%) Android
12 5 (0.70%) CentOS
13 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.14%) VMS
15 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (31.42%) Business Intelligence
2 222 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (22.72%) MVC
4 124 (17.39%) Scrum
5 115 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
6 107 (15.01%) Performance Tuning
7 102 (14.31%) DevOps
8 98 (13.74%) ETL
9 71 (9.96%) SDLC
10 69 (9.68%) ITIL
11 66 (9.26%) Web Development
12 58 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 55 (7.71%) Unit Testing
14 53 (7.43%) Mentoring
15 51 (7.15%) Disaster Recovery
16 50 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (6.87%) Visualisation
18 47 (6.59%) Analytics
19 45 (6.31%) OO
20 44 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 446 (62.55%) SQL
2 289 (40.53%) C#
3 204 (28.61%) T-SQL
4 168 (23.56%) JavaScript
5 106 (14.87%) PowerShell
6 56 (7.85%) Python
7 43 (6.03%) Bash Shell
8 33 (4.63%) Perl
9 32 (4.49%) Java
9 32 (4.49%) XPath
10 24 (3.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 22 (3.09%) PL/SQL
11 22 (3.09%) Ruby
11 22 (3.09%) X++
12 21 (2.95%) VB.NET
12 21 (2.95%) VBA
13 16 (2.24%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.10%) VBScript
15 8 (1.12%) PHP
16 7 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 77 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (7.85%) Degree
3 39 (5.47%) MCSA
4 37 (5.19%) MCSE
5 28 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
8 11 (1.54%) CIW
9 9 (1.26%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.98%) MCSD
10 7 (0.98%) OCA
10 7 (0.98%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.70%) VCP5
12 4 (0.56%) CCNA
12 4 (0.56%) CCNP
12 4 (0.56%) HND
12 4 (0.56%) MCP
13 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.31%) QA
2 28 (3.93%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.24%) SLA
4 7 (0.98%) COBIT
4 7 (0.98%) GDPR
5 2 (0.28%) NCSC
5 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.14%) DICOM
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (14.17%) Active Directory
2 64 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.51%) Docker
5 20 (2.81%) XenApp
6 18 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (2.52%) vSphere
7 16 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.84%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.14%) Firmware
11 1 (0.14%) LXC
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (3.09%) Ansible
2 20 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (2.81%) Puppet
3 18 (2.52%) Kubernetes
4 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (1.26%) SCCM
5 9 (1.26%) SCOM
6 8 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (0.98%) WSUS
8 5 (0.70%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.70%) Terraform
9 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.56%) SQL Sentry
9 4 (0.56%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 441 (61.85%) Microsoft
2 102 (14.31%) VMware
3 97 (13.60%) Oracle
4 58 (8.13%) Tableau
5 43 (6.03%) Citrix
6 33 (4.63%) Cisco
7 20 (2.81%) Xamarin
8 19 (2.66%) Sun
9 16 (2.24%) HP
9 16 (2.24%) SAP
10 15 (2.10%) Google
11 12 (1.68%) Meraki
11 12 (1.68%) RedGate
11 12 (1.68%) WatchGuard
12 11 (1.54%) EMC
13 8 (1.12%) IBM
13 8 (1.12%) Symantec
13 8 (1.12%) Veeam
14 7 (0.98%) Alteryx
14 7 (0.98%) Talend