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

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 317 222
Rank change year-on-year -34 -95 -35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1,389 1,746 2,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 1.07% 1.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.09% 3.52% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,173 1,523 2,600
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

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 44,954 49,589 53,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 29.49% 30.34% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36,843 41,131 45,940
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 October 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 October 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 +11 688 £60,000 +9.09% 59
South East -14 219 £47,500 +5.56% 30
North of England -47 191 £40,000 -5.88% 28
Midlands +17 141 £42,500 -5.56% 21
North West -27 114 £40,000 - 18
West Midlands +7 90 £42,500 -5.56% 7
South West -25 79 £41,000 +2.50% 11
East of England -59 74 £45,000 - 7
Yorkshire -52 61 £37,500 -16.67% 9
East Midlands +8 51 £42,500 -5.56% 14
North East -10 16 £43,250 +11.01% 1
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,389 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1,002 (72.14%) SQL
3 668 (48.09%) Microsoft
4 602 (43.34%) .NET
5 595 (42.84%) C#
6 566 (40.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 516 (37.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 456 (32.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 455 (32.76%) T-SQL
10 376 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
11 359 (25.85%) Business Intelligence
12 358 (25.77%) Finance
13 351 (25.27%) SQL Server 2014
14 347 (24.98%) ASP.NET
15 331 (23.83%) Microsoft Azure
16 321 (23.11%) Windows
17 313 (22.53%) SQL Server 2016
18 311 (22.39%) MVC
19 300 (21.60%) HTML
20 295 (21.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 287 (20.66%) Data Warehouse
22 254 (18.29%) JavaScript
23 250 (18.00%) ETL
24 245 (17.64%) Problem-Solving
25 242 (17.42%) CSS
26 212 (15.26%) Team Foundation Server
27 207 (14.90%) Degree
28 194 (13.97%) Windows Server
29 182 (13.10%) Web Services
30 179 (12.89%) 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
1 101 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 83 (5.98%) IIS
3 38 (2.74%) CMS
4 37 (2.66%) MS Exchange
5 36 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
6 35 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (1.80%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.58%) Drupal
9 20 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (1.44%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.22%) Skype for Business
11 15 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (0.94%) JBoss
13 12 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (0.79%) Apache
14 11 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (0.65%) NServiceBus
17 8 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 78 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.072%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.072%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 27 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.65%) Elite 3E
4 8 (0.58%) FastStats
4 8 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.22%) Magento
6 3 (0.22%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.22%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.072%) Endur
7 1 (0.072%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.072%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 331 (23.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (4.32%) PaaS
4 45 (3.24%) Office 365
5 25 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
6 23 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
7 20 (1.44%) IaaS
8 16 (1.15%) SaaS
9 13 (0.94%) Data Lake Analytics
10 10 (0.72%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.29%) npm
13 4 (0.29%) Yammer
14 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.22%) NuGet
14 3 (0.22%) Serverless
14 3 (0.22%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.75%) SAN
2 58 (4.18%) DNS
3 47 (3.38%) DHCP
4 38 (2.74%) Firewall
5 31 (2.23%) VPN
6 29 (2.09%) TCP/IP
7 26 (1.87%) LAN
7 26 (1.87%) WAN
8 21 (1.51%) NAS
9 20 (1.44%) Skype
9 20 (1.44%) VLAN
10 16 (1.15%) Internet
11 15 (1.08%) HTTP
12 14 (1.01%) MPLS
13 13 (0.94%) SMTP
14 11 (0.79%) FTP
14 11 (0.79%) NetScaler
14 11 (0.79%) WLAN
15 10 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,389 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 566 (40.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 516 (37.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 456 (32.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 351 (25.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 313 (22.53%) SQL Server 2016
7 295 (21.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 287 (20.66%) Data Warehouse
9 156 (11.23%) Power BI
10 130 (9.36%) Relational Database
11 107 (7.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 85 (6.12%) MySQL
13 75 (5.40%) NoSQL
14 74 (5.33%) Oracle Database
15 53 (3.82%) Big Data
16 50 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
17 49 (3.53%) MongoDB
18 45 (3.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 42 (3.02%) OLAP
19 42 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 212 (15.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 167 (12.02%) Visual Studio
3 103 (7.42%) Git (software)
4 39 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 34 (2.45%) Jenkins
6 29 (2.09%) Subversion
7 27 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 25 (1.80%) JIRA
9 22 (1.58%) Selenium
10 21 (1.51%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.44%) Jasmine
12 18 (1.30%) Bitbucket
13 17 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
14 15 (1.08%) NUnit
15 12 (0.86%) gulp
15 12 (0.86%) Protractor
16 11 (0.79%) Bower
16 11 (0.79%) ER Studio
16 11 (0.79%) JSUnit
16 11 (0.79%) Mocha
General
1 358 (25.77%) Finance
2 73 (5.26%) Banking
3 72 (5.18%) Retail
4 51 (3.67%) Advertising
5 49 (3.53%) Front Office
6 44 (3.17%) Marketing
7 32 (2.30%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.94%) Back Office
8 27 (1.94%) Legal
9 22 (1.58%) Automotive
9 22 (1.58%) Law
10 20 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.22%) Games
11 17 (1.22%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.72%) Publishing
14 8 (0.58%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.14%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) German Language
16 1 (0.072%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 771 (55.51%) Developer
2 242 (17.42%) .NET Developer
2 242 (17.42%) DBA
3 227 (16.34%) SQL Developer
4 208 (14.97%) SQL DBA
5 205 (14.76%) C# Developer
6 152 (10.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 141 (10.15%) Analyst
8 139 (10.01%) Senior Developer
9 115 (8.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 106 (7.63%) Administrator
11 88 (6.34%) SQL Server DBA
12 68 (4.90%) SQL BI Developer
13 67 (4.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 67 (4.82%) SQL Server Developer
14 66 (4.75%) Lead Developer
14 66 (4.75%) Senior .NET Developer
15 65 (4.68%) Software Developer
16 50 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
17 49 (3.53%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (43.34%) .NET
2 347 (24.98%) ASP.NET
3 300 (21.60%) HTML
4 242 (17.42%) CSS
5 182 (13.10%) Web Services
6 165 (11.88%) .NET Framework
6 165 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 164 (11.81%) AngularJS
8 162 (11.66%) WCF
9 161 (11.59%) jQuery
10 136 (9.79%) Entity Framework
11 132 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 131 (9.43%) XML
13 92 (6.62%) WPF
14 80 (5.76%) .NET Core
15 73 (5.26%) SOAP
16 72 (5.18%) HTML5
17 71 (5.11%) Ajax
18 67 (4.82%) LINQ
19 58 (4.18%) React
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
3 84 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
4 80 (5.76%) Clustering
5 73 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 46 (3.31%) Replication
6 46 (3.31%) User Experience
7 28 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.73%) Data Centre
9 22 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
10 21 (1.51%) Fintech
11 20 (1.44%) Reinsurance
12 18 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.22%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.08%) W3C
15 14 (1.01%) Hedge funds
16 13 (0.94%) Driving Licence
17 12 (0.86%) N-Tier
18 11 (0.79%) FMCG
18 11 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 321 (23.11%) Windows
2 194 (13.97%) Windows Server
3 97 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 92 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (5.18%) Linux
6 42 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (2.52%) Windows 7
8 32 (2.30%) Windows 10
9 23 (1.66%) Unix
10 22 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.15%) Solaris
12 15 (1.08%) Android
12 15 (1.08%) CentOS
13 10 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.14%) VMS
17 2 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (25.85%) Business Intelligence
3 311 (22.39%) MVC
4 250 (18.00%) ETL
5 245 (17.64%) Problem-Solving
6 179 (12.89%) Scrum
7 159 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
8 144 (10.37%) ITIL
9 132 (9.50%) TDD
10 131 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 124 (8.93%) Data Modelling
12 120 (8.64%) Test Automation
13 103 (7.42%) Migration
14 89 (6.41%) OO
14 89 (6.41%) SDLC
15 86 (6.19%) High Availability
16 84 (6.05%) Asset Management
17 80 (5.76%) DevOps
18 79 (5.69%) Unit Testing
19 78 (5.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1,002 (72.14%) SQL
2 595 (42.84%) C#
3 455 (32.76%) T-SQL
4 254 (18.29%) JavaScript
5 156 (11.23%) PowerShell
6 82 (5.90%) VB.NET
7 56 (4.03%) Java
8 47 (3.38%) PL/SQL
9 44 (3.17%) VBA
10 42 (3.02%) VB
11 28 (2.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 28 (2.02%) TypeScript
12 23 (1.66%) PHP
13 20 (1.44%) Python
14 17 (1.22%) C
15 12 (0.86%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.50%) Perl
16 7 (0.50%) R
17 6 (0.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 6 (0.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 207 (14.90%) Degree
2 97 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (3.10%) MCSE
4 28 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (1.44%) MCSA
7 14 (1.01%) Postgraduate
8 12 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (0.72%) CCNA
9 10 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.58%) MCITP
11 7 (0.50%) MCP
12 6 (0.43%) ISEB
12 6 (0.43%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.36%) APMP
13 5 (0.36%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.36%) MCSD
13 5 (0.36%) MCT
13 5 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.74%) QA
2 31 (2.23%) SLA
3 28 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.79%) GDPR
6 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.29%) HL7
7 3 (0.22%) DICOM
7 3 (0.22%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.14%) MiFID
8 2 (0.14%) TickIT
9 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 64 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.09%) XenApp
5 26 (1.87%) vSphere
6 21 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (1.22%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.01%) Docker
9 14 (1.01%) HDFS
9 14 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.79%) DFS Replication
11 7 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.29%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.22%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
15 1 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.072%) vCloud
15 1 (0.072%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 27 (1.94%) SCCM
3 20 (1.44%) Failover Clustering
4 15 (1.08%) Automic
5 13 (0.94%) Backup Exec
6 12 (0.86%) SCOM
7 10 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (0.65%) Ansible
8 9 (0.65%) Puppet
8 9 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
10 7 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.43%) Control-M
11 6 (0.43%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.43%) Nagios
11 6 (0.43%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.43%) Unicenter
12 5 (0.36%) Kibana
12 5 (0.36%) logstash
Vendors
1 668 (48.09%) Microsoft
2 157 (11.30%) Oracle
3 92 (6.62%) VMware
4 63 (4.54%) Tableau
5 53 (3.82%) Citrix
6 45 (3.24%) Xamarin
7 43 (3.10%) Red Hat
8 38 (2.74%) Telerik
9 33 (2.38%) Cisco
10 30 (2.16%) Cognos
11 29 (2.09%) Cadence
12 27 (1.94%) Veeam
13 22 (1.58%) HP
14 19 (1.37%) EMC
14 19 (1.37%) Google
15 18 (1.30%) Sybase
16 16 (1.15%) SolarWinds
17 15 (1.08%) CheckPoint
18 12 (0.86%) CA
19 11 (0.79%) Adobe