Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 431 370 261
Rank change year-on-year -61 -109 -56
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 968 1,390 2,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.84% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.50% 2.72% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 831 1,199 1,900
England median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,750 £67,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 38,729 51,048 49,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.12% 30.72% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31,966 42,783 42,408
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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 -20 423 £55,000 - 21
North of England +30 181 £42,500 +6.25% 9
South East -80 161 £45,500 +1.11% 5
Midlands +10 122 £45,000 +20.00% 8
North West +32 100 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Yorkshire +20 73 £45,000 -2.70% 5
East Midlands +61 67 £45,750 +8.28% 3
West Midlands -19 55 £42,500 +13.33% 5
East of England +23 40 £42,500 -1.16% 3
South West -45 33 £58,750 +46.88% 3
North East +16 9 £33,750 -3.57%
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 968 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 731 (75.52%) SQL
3 476 (49.17%) Microsoft
4 436 (45.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 429 (44.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 405 (41.84%) T-SQL
7 342 (35.33%) C#
8 334 (34.50%) .NET
9 324 (33.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 308 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
11 283 (29.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 271 (28.00%) Finance
13 260 (26.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 251 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
15 243 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
15 243 (25.10%) SQL Server 2016
16 242 (25.00%) Windows
17 229 (23.66%) SQL Server 2014
18 194 (20.04%) ETL
19 176 (18.18%) HTML
20 169 (17.46%) MVC
21 164 (16.94%) Windows Server
22 163 (16.84%) ASP.NET
23 153 (15.81%) CSS
24 152 (15.70%) JavaScript
25 134 (13.84%) Team Foundation Server
26 127 (13.12%) Degree
27 121 (12.50%) Oracle
27 121 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
28 120 (12.40%) 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 94 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 69 (7.13%) IIS
3 42 (4.34%) Tomcat
4 41 (4.24%) MS Exchange
5 30 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (2.48%) Apache
8 19 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 18 (1.86%) JBoss
9 18 (1.86%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (1.76%) SAS
11 15 (1.55%) Drupal
12 11 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.93%) CMS
14 7 (0.72%) Confluence
14 7 (0.72%) NServiceBus
15 6 (0.62%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 105 (10.85%) Microsoft Office
2 80 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) HipChat
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (1.45%) Dynamics GP
2 10 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.62%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.52%) FastStats
6 3 (0.31%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.21%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.10%) Magento
8 1 (0.10%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 283 (29.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (8.06%) Office 365
4 33 (3.41%) SaaS
5 18 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (1.86%) OpenShift
6 14 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
7 12 (1.24%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.52%) npm
8 5 (0.52%) Serverless
9 4 (0.41%) NuGet
10 3 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.31%) PaaS
11 2 (0.21%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 77 (7.95%) Firewall
2 74 (7.64%) DNS
3 61 (6.30%) DHCP
4 56 (5.79%) TCP/IP
5 34 (3.51%) SAN
5 34 (3.51%) VoIP
6 27 (2.79%) VPN
7 22 (2.27%) Internet
8 21 (2.17%) VLAN
9 17 (1.76%) SSL
10 13 (1.34%) WAN
11 12 (1.24%) LAN
12 11 (1.14%) HTTP
13 9 (0.93%) Network Security
14 7 (0.72%) SMTP
14 7 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.62%) NAS
16 5 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.52%) iSCSI
16 5 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 968 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 436 (45.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 429 (44.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 324 (33.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 260 (26.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 251 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
7 243 (25.10%) SQL Server 2016
8 229 (23.66%) SQL Server 2014
9 116 (11.98%) Power BI
10 104 (10.74%) Relational Database
11 65 (6.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 55 (5.68%) MySQL
13 51 (5.27%) Big Data
14 49 (5.06%) Hadoop
14 49 (5.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 48 (4.96%) RDBMS
16 35 (3.62%) NoSQL
17 34 (3.51%) Data Lake
18 33 (3.41%) QlikView
19 29 (3.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 134 (13.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 101 (10.43%) Visual Studio
3 60 (6.20%) Git (software)
4 26 (2.69%) JIRA
5 24 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 22 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 20 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (1.86%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.65%) Selenium
10 15 (1.55%) Jenkins
10 15 (1.55%) NUnit
10 15 (1.55%) Subversion
11 8 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (0.72%) AccuRev
12 7 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
12 7 (0.72%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.62%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.62%) MSTest
13 6 (0.62%) Protractor
14 5 (0.52%) git-flow
General
1 271 (28.00%) Finance
2 46 (4.75%) Marketing
3 38 (3.93%) Banking
3 38 (3.93%) Retail
4 27 (2.79%) Financial Institution
5 22 (2.27%) Front Office
6 19 (1.96%) Advertising
7 18 (1.86%) Back Office
8 14 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.14%) Publishing
10 8 (0.83%) Billing
11 7 (0.72%) Law
12 6 (0.62%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.31%) Legal
14 2 (0.21%) Electronics
14 2 (0.21%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.10%) Automotive
15 1 (0.10%) Humanities
Job Titles
1 508 (52.48%) Developer
2 163 (16.84%) .NET Developer
3 155 (16.01%) DBA
4 152 (15.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 143 (14.77%) SQL Developer
6 140 (14.46%) SQL DBA
7 129 (13.33%) C# Developer
8 101 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 101 (10.43%) Senior Developer
9 99 (10.23%) Analyst
10 83 (8.57%) Administrator
11 69 (7.13%) SQL Server DBA
12 45 (4.65%) SQL BI Developer
12 45 (4.65%) SSRS Developer
13 44 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 44 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
14 43 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 42 (4.34%) WPF Developer
16 38 (3.93%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
17 34 (3.51%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (34.50%) .NET
2 176 (18.18%) HTML
3 163 (16.84%) ASP.NET
4 153 (15.81%) CSS
5 115 (11.88%) .NET Framework
6 112 (11.57%) jQuery
7 94 (9.71%) AngularJS
8 91 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 91 (9.40%) XML
9 88 (9.09%) WCF
10 80 (8.26%) WPF
11 74 (7.64%) Web Services
12 73 (7.54%) Entity Framework
13 64 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 61 (6.30%) REST
15 54 (5.58%) HTML5
16 49 (5.06%) MDX
17 39 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 37 (3.82%) SOAP
19 35 (3.62%) React
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (8.26%) Clustering
3 59 (6.10%) Replication
4 56 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
5 40 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (3.82%) Reinsurance
7 33 (3.41%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.48%) Data Centre
9 20 (2.07%) Private Cloud
10 17 (1.76%) Fintech
10 17 (1.76%) PKI
11 16 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.65%) User Experience
12 14 (1.45%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (1.03%) Driving Licence
14 10 (1.03%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.83%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.83%) Equities
16 6 (0.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 242 (25.00%) Windows
2 164 (16.94%) Windows Server
3 117 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (7.64%) Linux
6 18 (1.86%) Unix
7 17 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.65%) Windows 10
9 14 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.34%) CentOS
10 13 (1.34%) Ubuntu
10 13 (1.34%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.93%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.72%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.62%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.41%) Android
14 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 243 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (20.04%) ETL
4 169 (17.46%) MVC
5 121 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 120 (12.40%) Performance Tuning
7 113 (11.67%) Scrum
8 110 (11.36%) ITIL
9 101 (10.43%) Visualisation
10 84 (8.68%) High Availability
11 82 (8.47%) Analytics
11 82 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 81 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 81 (8.37%) Migration
13 78 (8.06%) SDLC
14 76 (7.85%) Data Modelling
15 66 (6.82%) OO
16 64 (6.61%) Unit Testing
17 61 (6.30%) DevOps
17 61 (6.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 731 (75.52%) SQL
2 405 (41.84%) T-SQL
3 342 (35.33%) C#
4 152 (15.70%) JavaScript
5 119 (12.29%) PowerShell
6 48 (4.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 44 (4.55%) Python
7 44 (4.55%) VBA
8 43 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 35 (3.62%) Java
9 35 (3.62%) VB.NET
10 26 (2.69%) VB
11 21 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.86%) Perl
13 17 (1.76%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.03%) Ruby
15 7 (0.72%) C
16 6 (0.62%) R
16 6 (0.62%) VBScript
17 2 (0.21%) ES6
Qualifications
1 127 (13.12%) Degree
2 89 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.55%) MCSE
4 40 (4.13%) MCSA
5 30 (3.10%) MCP
6 24 (2.48%) CCNA
6 24 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (1.55%) MCITP
9 14 (1.45%) HND
10 11 (1.14%) MCT
10 11 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (0.93%) CCNP
12 6 (0.62%) MCDBA
12 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 6 (0.62%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.62%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.62%) SSCP
13 3 (0.31%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (4.13%) SLA
3 32 (3.31%) GDPR
3 32 (3.31%) QA
4 25 (2.58%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.14%) PMO
7 8 (0.83%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.62%) COBIT
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (10.12%) Active Directory
2 59 (6.10%) Hyper-V
3 46 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (2.48%) Docker
5 23 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.24%) XenApp
8 9 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.83%) vSphere
10 7 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.21%) XenServer
14 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.10%) Xen
14 1 (0.10%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 37 (3.82%) SCCM
2 36 (3.72%) Ansible
3 32 (3.31%) SCOM
4 29 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (2.69%) Puppet
6 24 (2.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 22 (2.27%) Kubernetes
8 13 (1.34%) Backup Exec
8 13 (1.34%) SQL Sentry
9 12 (1.24%) SCOrch
9 12 (1.24%) SCVMM
10 8 (0.83%) Nagios
11 7 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
11 7 (0.72%) Grafana
12 6 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (0.62%) XenMobile
13 5 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 476 (49.17%) Microsoft
2 121 (12.50%) Oracle
3 96 (9.92%) Tableau
4 75 (7.75%) VMware
5 47 (4.86%) Cisco
6 37 (3.82%) Xamarin
7 32 (3.31%) ServiceNow
8 31 (3.20%) Citrix
9 25 (2.58%) HP
10 19 (1.96%) Google
10 19 (1.96%) Talend
11 17 (1.76%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.76%) Teradata
12 15 (1.55%) IDERA
12 15 (1.55%) RedGate
13 14 (1.45%) Ivanti
14 13 (1.34%) SolarWinds
14 13 (1.34%) Veeam
15 12 (1.24%) Dynatrace
15 12 (1.24%) SAP