Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 609 470 409
Rank change year-on-year -139 -61 -46
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 253 503 1,006
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.56% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.18% 2.07% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 216 448 883
10th Percentile £34,500 £35,000 £33,900
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £39,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,250 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.52% +2.60% +3.50%
75th Percentile £60,000 £59,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,800 £70,600
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 21,432 24,247 37,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.67% 27.03% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16,825 20,127 31,238
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 14 May 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 14 May 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 -39 109 £55,000 +3.77% 11
North of England -53 45 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Midlands -4 44 £41,875 -11.84% 6
East of England 0 26 £57,500 +43.75% 1
West Midlands +3 23 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Yorkshire -21 23 £39,250 -21.50% 5
North West -14 22 £47,500 -5.00% 4
East Midlands -2 21 £55,000 - 3
South East -17 12 £55,000 +22.22% 7
South West -50 10 £40,000 -3.61% 4
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 253 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 184 (72.73%) SQL
3 134 (52.96%) Microsoft
4 107 (42.29%) C#
4 107 (42.29%) .NET
5 105 (41.50%) Azure
6 94 (37.15%) T-SQL
6 94 (37.15%) Windows
7 78 (30.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 75 (29.64%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (28.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 70 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (25.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 62 (24.51%) DevOps
13 61 (24.11%) Finance
14 59 (23.32%) ASP.NET
14 59 (23.32%) CSS
15 58 (22.92%) HTML
16 57 (22.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 56 (22.13%) Social Skills
18 54 (21.34%) SQL Server 2016
19 51 (20.16%) Git (software)
20 50 (19.76%) Microsoft 365
20 50 (19.76%) IIS
20 50 (19.76%) MVC
21 49 (19.37%) Problem-Solving
21 49 (19.37%) Power Platform
22 46 (18.18%) Windows Server
23 45 (17.79%) Microsoft Office
23 45 (17.79%) JavaScript

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 50 (19.76%) IIS
2 14 (5.53%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.16%) Confluence
6 7 (2.77%) Apache
7 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.98%) nginx
7 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.98%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.58%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.19%) CMS
10 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (17.79%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.79%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (7.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.37%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.58%) Bond Adapt
5 2 (0.79%) Relativity
6 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 105 (41.50%) Azure
2 50 (19.76%) Microsoft 365
3 49 (19.37%) Power Platform
4 33 (13.04%) AWS
5 28 (11.07%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (4.35%) Azure Logic Apps
7 10 (3.95%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 9 (3.56%) GitHub
8 9 (3.56%) Serverless
9 8 (3.16%) Azure Functions
9 8 (3.16%) Lucidchart
10 7 (2.77%) Azure Event Grid
11 6 (2.37%) Azure Service Bus
12 5 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (1.98%) Basecamp
12 5 (1.98%) DigitalOcean
12 5 (1.98%) Mailgun
12 5 (1.98%) SaaS
12 5 (1.98%) Sage Pay
13 4 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.95%) VPN
2 8 (3.16%) Firewall
3 7 (2.77%) SSL
4 6 (2.37%) BGP
4 6 (2.37%) MPLS
5 5 (1.98%) DNS
5 5 (1.98%) Kerberos
5 5 (1.98%) Network Security
5 5 (1.98%) Skype
6 4 (1.58%) DHCP
6 4 (1.58%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.58%) SAN
6 4 (1.58%) VLAN
7 3 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.79%) Intranet
8 2 (0.79%) LAN
8 2 (0.79%) VoIP
8 2 (0.79%) WAN
9 1 (0.40%) Internet
9 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 78 (30.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 71 (28.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (25.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 57 (22.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (21.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 41 (16.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 37 (14.62%) Power BI
9 31 (12.25%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (8.70%) Relational Database
11 21 (8.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 21 (8.30%) SQL Server 2017
12 20 (7.91%) MongoDB
12 20 (7.91%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (5.93%) SQL Server 2019
14 13 (5.14%) NoSQL
14 13 (5.14%) RDBMS
15 11 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 9 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (3.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 51 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 32 (12.65%) Visual Studio
3 22 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 22 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (7.51%) JIRA
5 17 (6.72%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.53%) TeamCity
7 13 (5.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (3.16%) NUnit
9 8 (3.16%) Postman
9 8 (3.16%) Selenium
9 8 (3.16%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.77%) Moq
10 7 (2.77%) MSTest
10 7 (2.77%) Subversion
11 4 (1.58%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.58%) gulp
11 4 (1.58%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.58%) Mocha
General
1 61 (24.11%) Finance
2 56 (22.13%) Social Skills
3 27 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (8.70%) Retail
5 12 (4.74%) Law
5 12 (4.74%) Marketing
6 9 (3.56%) French Language
7 8 (3.16%) Back Office
7 8 (3.16%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.77%) Legal
8 7 (2.77%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.98%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (1.58%) Front Office
10 4 (1.58%) Military
11 3 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.40%) Automotive
12 1 (0.40%) Electronics
12 1 (0.40%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 135 (53.36%) Developer
2 54 (21.34%) SQL Developer
3 45 (17.79%) .NET Developer
4 35 (13.83%) Analyst
5 30 (11.86%) C# Developer
6 26 (10.28%) Senior Developer
7 25 (9.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 25 (9.88%) DBA
8 23 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (7.51%) SQL DBA
10 17 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (5.93%) Administrator
12 14 (5.53%) Azure Developer
12 14 (5.53%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (5.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (5.14%) SQL BI Developer
14 12 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 12 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (4.74%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (42.29%) .NET
2 59 (23.32%) ASP.NET
2 59 (23.32%) CSS
3 58 (22.92%) HTML
4 37 (14.62%) Web Services
5 34 (13.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 31 (12.25%) jQuery
7 25 (9.88%) AngularJS
8 24 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (9.49%) XML
9 19 (7.51%) REST
10 17 (6.72%) React
11 15 (5.93%) JSON
11 15 (5.93%) RESTful
12 13 (5.14%) WCF
13 12 (4.74%) Entity Framework
13 12 (4.74%) HTML5
13 12 (4.74%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (4.74%) SOAP
13 12 (4.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.93%) Clustering
1 15 (5.93%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.74%) Virtual Team
3 8 (3.16%) Replication
3 8 (3.16%) User Experience
4 7 (2.77%) FMCG
5 6 (2.37%) AS400
5 6 (2.37%) NHS
5 6 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.58%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.58%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.58%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) Contactless
8 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.40%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (0.40%) Podcast
8 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.40%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 94 (37.15%) Windows
2 46 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 28 (11.07%) Linux
4 25 (9.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 24 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (6.32%) Windows 10
7 14 (5.53%) AIX
7 14 (5.53%) CentOS
8 9 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.98%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.98%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (29.64%) Business Intelligence
2 70 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (24.51%) DevOps
4 50 (19.76%) MVC
5 49 (19.37%) Problem-Solving
6 42 (16.60%) ETL
7 30 (11.86%) OOP
8 28 (11.07%) E-Commerce
9 27 (10.67%) Migration
9 27 (10.67%) Scrum
10 25 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (9.88%) Software Engineering
11 24 (9.49%) Analytics
11 24 (9.49%) Decision-Making
11 24 (9.49%) Web Development
12 23 (9.09%) Computer Science
13 22 (8.70%) Data Management
14 21 (8.30%) OO
14 21 (8.30%) Unit Testing
15 19 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 184 (72.73%) SQL
2 107 (42.29%) C#
3 94 (37.15%) T-SQL
4 45 (17.79%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.67%) PowerShell
6 16 (6.32%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.35%) Python
8 8 (3.16%) PHP
8 8 (3.16%) VBA
9 6 (2.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (2.37%) VB
9 6 (2.37%) X++
10 5 (1.98%) PHP 7
11 4 (1.58%) ANSI SQL
11 4 (1.58%) VB6
12 3 (1.19%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.79%) XPath
14 1 (0.40%) Java
14 1 (0.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (7.11%) Degree
2 13 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.16%) CCNA
3 8 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.98%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.58%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.79%) CISM
7 2 (0.79%) CISSP
7 2 (0.79%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.40%) MCP
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.40%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.42%) QA
2 12 (4.74%) Data Quality
3 11 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.19%) SLA
6 2 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.32%) Docker
4 10 (3.95%) vSphere
5 6 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.58%) Ceph
6 4 (1.58%) Firmware
7 3 (1.19%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.19%) XenApp
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (5.53%) Puppet
2 11 (4.35%) SCCM
3 10 (3.95%) Terraform
4 9 (3.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (3.16%) Ansible
5 8 (3.16%) Grafana
6 5 (1.98%) SCOM
7 4 (1.58%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) MIIS
9 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 134 (52.96%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.44%) VMware
3 14 (5.53%) Citrix
3 14 (5.53%) Oracle
4 12 (4.74%) Cisco
5 10 (3.95%) IBM
6 8 (3.16%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.16%) SolarWinds
7 6 (2.37%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.37%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.98%) HP
9 4 (1.58%) Lotus
9 4 (1.58%) Percona
9 4 (1.58%) Telerik
10 3 (1.19%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.19%) Sophos
11 2 (0.79%) Google
11 2 (0.79%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.79%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.79%) Veeam