Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 557 470 405
Rank change year-on-year -87 -65 -68
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 230 645 1,041
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 2.10% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 233 581 950
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,200 £70,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 18,362 30,655 40,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.95% 26.98% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15,308 25,530 33,681
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in England

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in England

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in England over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 -1 97 £55,000 +5.87% 9
Midlands +40 57 £55,000 +15.79% 4
North of England -3 39 £45,000 - 4
East Midlands +22 34 £55,000 +15.79% 3
West Midlands +65 23 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North West +24 21 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +16 18 £35,000 -30.00% 1
East of England +56 16 £40,000 - 2
South East +25 15 £55,000 +6.80% 4
South West 0 6 £40,000 -7.51% 2
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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.

1 230 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 146 (63.48%) SQL
3 115 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 109 (47.39%) C#
5 108 (46.96%) .NET
6 86 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (37.39%) Azure
7 84 (36.52%) Windows
8 83 (36.09%) T-SQL
9 81 (35.22%) CSS
10 78 (33.91%) HTML
11 71 (30.87%) JavaScript
12 70 (30.43%) MVC
13 69 (30.00%) ASP.NET
14 66 (28.70%) Business Intelligence
15 61 (26.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 61 (26.52%) Finance
16 60 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 55 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
18 47 (20.43%) Git (software)
18 47 (20.43%) REST
19 46 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
20 45 (19.57%) DevOps
21 44 (19.13%) AngularJS
22 43 (18.70%) Windows Server
23 39 (16.96%) IIS
24 37 (16.09%) Web Services
24 37 (16.09%) Team Foundation Server
24 37 (16.09%) jQuery
25 36 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC

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 39 (16.96%) IIS
2 18 (7.83%) MS Exchange
3 17 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.74%) Drupal
6 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.74%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.74%) nginx
6 4 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.74%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.87%) Confluence
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (7.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.52%) Siebel CRM
3 4 (1.74%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.87%) Relativity
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 86 (37.39%) Azure
2 34 (14.78%) Power Platform
3 23 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (6.52%) npm
5 14 (6.09%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (5.22%) AWS
7 6 (2.61%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.74%) Basecamp
8 4 (1.74%) DigitalOcean
8 4 (1.74%) GitHub
8 4 (1.74%) Mailgun
8 4 (1.74%) SaaS
8 4 (1.74%) Sage Pay
8 4 (1.74%) Serverless
9 3 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.30%) Azure Functions
9 3 (1.30%) IaaS
9 3 (1.30%) PaaS
9 3 (1.30%) Power Automate
9 3 (1.30%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.65%) Firewall
2 11 (4.78%) DHCP
2 11 (4.78%) DNS
3 8 (3.48%) BGP
3 8 (3.48%) MPLS
3 8 (3.48%) Network Security
3 8 (3.48%) Unified Communications
3 8 (3.48%) VoIP
3 8 (3.48%) VPN
4 7 (3.04%) Kerberos
4 7 (3.04%) SSL
5 6 (2.61%) iSCSI
5 6 (2.61%) VLAN
6 4 (1.74%) Skype
7 3 (1.30%) LAN
7 3 (1.30%) WAN
8 2 (0.87%) Internet
8 2 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (26.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (14.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (13.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 30 (13.04%) Power BI
8 20 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 20 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 19 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (6.09%) MongoDB
10 14 (6.09%) Siebel EIM
11 12 (5.22%) Cosmos DB
11 12 (5.22%) Redis
11 12 (5.22%) SQL Server 2019
12 10 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (4.35%) SQL Server 2017
13 8 (3.48%) Tableau
14 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (20.43%) Git (software)
2 37 (16.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (7.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 17 (7.39%) Moq
4 17 (7.39%) NUnit
4 17 (7.39%) Visual Studio
5 16 (6.96%) gulp
5 16 (6.96%) TeamCity
6 15 (6.52%) jspm
7 14 (6.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (5.22%) MSTest
9 9 (3.91%) JIRA
10 4 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.74%) PowerBuilder
11 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.30%) Selenium
11 3 (1.30%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.87%) Grunt
12 2 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (26.52%) Finance
2 12 (5.22%) Retail
3 10 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 10 (4.35%) Marketing
4 4 (1.74%) Back Office
4 4 (1.74%) Front Office
4 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.30%) Law
5 3 (1.30%) Legal
5 3 (1.30%) Military
6 2 (0.87%) Automotive
6 2 (0.87%) Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 122 (53.04%) Developer
2 43 (18.70%) .NET Developer
3 40 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 27 (11.74%) C# Developer
5 26 (11.30%) Analyst
6 22 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (9.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 21 (9.13%) SQL Developer
8 20 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 16 (6.96%) DBA
10 14 (6.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 14 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (5.65%) SQL DBA
12 12 (5.22%) Azure Developer
12 12 (5.22%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 11 (4.78%) IT Engineer
14 10 (4.35%) Angular Developer
14 10 (4.35%) Web Developer
15 9 (3.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (46.96%) .NET
2 81 (35.22%) CSS
3 78 (33.91%) HTML
4 69 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 47 (20.43%) REST
6 46 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 44 (19.13%) AngularJS
8 37 (16.09%) jQuery
8 37 (16.09%) Web Services
9 36 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (13.04%) HTML5
10 30 (13.04%) React
11 29 (12.61%) SOAP
12 27 (11.74%) CSS3
12 27 (11.74%) WCF
13 23 (10.00%) Entity Framework
14 22 (9.57%) .NET Framework
15 21 (9.13%) XML
16 16 (6.96%) Ajax
16 16 (6.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.22%) Clustering
2 12 (5.22%) Replication
3 11 (4.78%) User Experience
4 10 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.48%) NHS
6 6 (2.61%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.30%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.87%) FMCG
9 2 (0.87%) Podcast
10 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.43%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 84 (36.52%) Windows
2 43 (18.70%) Windows Server
3 25 (10.87%) Linux
4 14 (6.09%) AIX
4 14 (6.09%) CentOS
5 12 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.61%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.17%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.74%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (30.43%) MVC
3 66 (28.70%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (19.57%) DevOps
5 36 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (13.91%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (12.61%) Scrum
8 27 (11.74%) Change Management
8 27 (11.74%) OWASP
9 26 (11.30%) Web Development
10 24 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (9.57%) Microservices
12 21 (9.13%) CRM
12 21 (9.13%) Software Engineering
13 19 (8.26%) BDD
14 18 (7.83%) ETL
15 17 (7.39%) Decision-Making
15 17 (7.39%) Release Management
15 17 (7.39%) SOLID
15 17 (7.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 146 (63.48%) SQL
2 109 (47.39%) C#
3 83 (36.09%) T-SQL
4 71 (30.87%) JavaScript
5 22 (9.57%) PowerShell
6 15 (6.52%) VB.NET
7 12 (5.22%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (2.17%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.17%) VB
10 4 (1.74%) PHP
10 4 (1.74%) PHP 7
10 4 (1.74%) VB6
11 2 (0.87%) Python
12 1 (0.43%) C
12 1 (0.43%) VBA
12 1 (0.43%) VBScript
12 1 (0.43%) X++
12 1 (0.43%) XAML
12 1 (0.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (6.09%) CCNA
1 14 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.48%) MCP
4 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 8 (3.48%) SSCP
5 4 (1.74%) Degree
5 4 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.30%) PCI QSA
7 2 (0.87%) CISM
7 2 (0.87%) CISSP
8 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.43%) MCSA
8 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.61%) QA
2 12 (5.22%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.74%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (1.30%) GDPR
6 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (14.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.22%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.48%) Docker
5 7 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.61%) Firmware
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.30%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.30%) XenApp
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (6.52%) Puppet
2 14 (6.09%) SCCM
3 10 (4.35%) Terraform
4 9 (3.91%) MIIS
4 9 (3.91%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (3.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.61%) SCOM
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.87%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.43%) Ansible
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.43%) Simpana
8 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.61%) Oracle
3 24 (10.43%) VMware
4 17 (7.39%) Cisco
5 15 (6.52%) Siebel
6 7 (3.04%) Xamarin
7 6 (2.61%) HP
8 5 (2.17%) Telerik
9 4 (1.74%) IBM
9 4 (1.74%) Lotus
9 4 (1.74%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.30%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.30%) Citrix
10 3 (1.30%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.30%) Veeam
11 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.87%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.87%) iManage
11 2 (0.87%) Qualys
12 1 (0.43%) IDERA