Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2014 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2014 over the 6 months to 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 628 359 208
Rank change year-on-year -269 -151 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 481 1,403 2,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.87% 1.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.28% 2.83% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 399 1,277 2,543
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SQL Server 2014 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 37,606 49,613 48,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.97% 30.74% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30,965 40,957 42,004
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,095 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.19% +5.26% -

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2014 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2014 in England

SQL Server 2014
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2014 in England

SQL Server 2014
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in England

SQL Server 2014
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 2014 within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 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 -208 227 £57,500 +4.55% 8
South East -58 91 £45,000 - 6
Midlands -28 65 £37,500 -16.67% 4
North of England -99 56 £42,500 +6.25% 6
West Midlands -14 45 £32,500 -29.73% 1
North West -74 35 £39,000 -2.50% 4
South West -39 31 £50,000 +5.26%
East Midlands +5 20 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Yorkshire -35 17 £47,500 +18.75% 2
East of England +2 9 £43,000 -14.00%
North East +10 5 - -
SQL Server 2014
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 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 2014.

1 481 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 339 (70.48%) SQL
3 230 (47.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 227 (47.19%) Microsoft
5 213 (44.28%) SQL Server 2016
6 210 (43.66%) C#
7 202 (42.00%) .NET
8 176 (36.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 173 (35.97%) T-SQL
10 148 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
11 145 (30.15%) Windows
12 141 (29.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 136 (28.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 132 (27.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 125 (25.99%) Finance
16 112 (23.28%) Windows Server
17 111 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
18 107 (22.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 106 (22.04%) MVC
20 102 (21.21%) ASP.NET
21 98 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
22 95 (19.75%) JavaScript
23 83 (17.26%) Performance Tuning
23 83 (17.26%) ASP.NET Web API
24 80 (16.63%) CSS
25 79 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
26 77 (16.01%) Visual Studio
26 77 (16.01%) Web Services
27 74 (15.38%) WPF
28 72 (14.97%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2014
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 44 (9.15%) IIS
2 30 (6.24%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.24%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.29%) CMS
6 7 (1.46%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.04%) Apache
8 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.42%) Confluence
10 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 61 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.04%) Q-Pulse
3 5 (1.04%) Sage CRM
3 5 (1.04%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 176 (36.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (11.43%) Office 365
4 51 (10.60%) SaaS
5 18 (3.74%) Power Platform
6 17 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (2.29%) IaaS
7 11 (2.29%) PaaS
8 8 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.25%) Twilio
11 1 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.21%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.07%) Firewall
2 33 (6.86%) DHCP
2 33 (6.86%) DNS
3 29 (6.03%) TCP/IP
4 23 (4.78%) VPN
5 22 (4.57%) SAN
5 22 (4.57%) VoIP
6 11 (2.29%) Network Security
6 11 (2.29%) WAN
7 9 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (1.87%) iSCSI
7 9 (1.87%) NetScaler
7 9 (1.87%) VLAN
8 8 (1.66%) CTI
9 7 (1.46%) Internet
9 7 (1.46%) SMS
10 6 (1.25%) GPRS
11 5 (1.04%) LAN
11 5 (1.04%) MPLS
11 5 (1.04%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 230 (47.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 213 (44.28%) SQL Server 2016
4 141 (29.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 136 (28.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 132 (27.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 107 (22.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 98 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
9 72 (14.97%) Relational Database
10 40 (8.32%) NoSQL
11 27 (5.61%) RDBMS
12 24 (4.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 24 (4.99%) MySQL
13 23 (4.78%) MongoDB
13 23 (4.78%) QlikView
14 20 (4.16%) Big Data
14 20 (4.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (3.74%) Amazon Redshift
15 18 (3.74%) Hadoop
15 18 (3.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 77 (16.01%) Visual Studio
2 63 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (9.36%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 22 (4.57%) JIRA
6 15 (3.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (2.08%) Selenium
9 9 (1.87%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.87%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.66%) git-flow
10 8 (1.66%) NUnit
11 7 (1.46%) AccuRev
11 7 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (1.04%) Subversion
13 4 (0.83%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.62%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.42%) Jasmine
16 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
General
1 125 (25.99%) Finance
2 19 (3.95%) Back Office
2 19 (3.95%) Marketing
3 16 (3.33%) Advertising
4 15 (3.12%) Publishing
5 12 (2.49%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.49%) Retail
6 11 (2.29%) Banking
7 8 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.83%) Electronics
8 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.62%) Legal
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
10 2 (0.42%) French Language
10 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 215 (44.70%) Developer
2 100 (20.79%) DBA
3 90 (18.71%) SQL DBA
4 88 (18.30%) .NET Developer
5 75 (15.59%) C# Developer
6 62 (12.89%) SQL Developer
7 60 (12.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 56 (11.64%) SQL Server DBA
9 53 (11.02%) Analyst
10 39 (8.11%) Software Developer
11 35 (7.28%) Administrator
12 29 (6.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 25 (5.20%) IT Manager
14 19 (3.95%) Support Engineer
15 18 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
16 17 (3.53%) .NET Software Developer
16 17 (3.53%) Architect
16 17 (3.53%) Graduate
16 17 (3.53%) Graduate Developer
16 17 (3.53%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (42.00%) .NET
2 102 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 83 (17.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 80 (16.63%) CSS
5 77 (16.01%) Web Services
6 74 (15.38%) WPF
7 71 (14.76%) .NET Framework
8 64 (13.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (13.10%) AngularJS
10 61 (12.68%) HTML
11 58 (12.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 55 (11.43%) jQuery
13 45 (9.36%) Ajax
14 40 (8.32%) HTML5
14 40 (8.32%) RESTful
15 31 (6.44%) Entity Framework
15 31 (6.44%) WCF
16 28 (5.82%) React
17 25 (5.20%) RabbitMQ
18 22 (4.57%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.47%) Clustering
2 29 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (5.82%) Fixed Income
3 28 (5.82%) Hedge funds
4 26 (5.41%) Replication
5 25 (5.20%) Derivative
5 25 (5.20%) OTC Derivatives
6 22 (4.57%) Fintech
7 21 (4.37%) Reinsurance
8 20 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (3.12%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.87%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.66%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.66%) Wiki
13 7 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (1.25%) Private Cloud
14 6 (1.25%) RSA SecurID
15 5 (1.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 145 (30.15%) Windows
2 112 (23.28%) Windows Server
3 79 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (8.94%) Linux
6 21 (4.37%) CentOS
6 21 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 12 (2.49%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.29%) Ubuntu
9 11 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.08%) Android
11 5 (1.04%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 106 (22.04%) MVC
4 83 (17.26%) Performance Tuning
5 66 (13.72%) MVVM
6 61 (12.68%) ETL
7 59 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 53 (11.02%) SDLC
10 51 (10.60%) Mentoring
11 48 (9.98%) SOA
12 47 (9.77%) Analytics
12 47 (9.77%) TDD
13 44 (9.15%) OO
14 42 (8.73%) High Availability
14 42 (8.73%) Migration
14 42 (8.73%) Scrum
15 40 (8.32%) Mathematics
16 35 (7.28%) SOLID
17 34 (7.07%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 339 (70.48%) SQL
2 210 (43.66%) C#
3 173 (35.97%) T-SQL
4 95 (19.75%) JavaScript
5 63 (13.10%) PowerShell
6 23 (4.78%) C
7 21 (4.37%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.33%) VB
9 15 (3.12%) Python
10 11 (2.29%) VBA
11 5 (1.04%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.04%) Java
12 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.62%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.42%) XPath
15 1 (0.21%) ES6
15 1 (0.21%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.21%) VB6
15 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (13.51%) Degree
2 33 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.95%) MCP
4 15 (3.12%) MCSA
5 14 (2.91%) MCSE
6 11 (2.29%) MCITP
7 9 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.46%) MCDBA
9 6 (1.25%) CCNP
10 4 (0.83%) CCNA
10 4 (0.83%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.83%) OCP
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.83%) VCP6
10 4 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.99%) QA
2 14 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.66%) SLA
4 5 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (9.77%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 36 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (5.41%) Docker
5 21 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (3.74%) XenApp
7 13 (2.70%) vSphere
8 11 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.04%) BitLocker
9 5 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.21%) UAG
12 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (7.07%) SCCM
2 21 (4.37%) SCOM
3 17 (3.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 14 (2.91%) SCOrch
4 14 (2.91%) SCVMM
5 11 (2.29%) Backup Exec
5 11 (2.29%) BMC PATROL
6 10 (2.08%) Prometheus
7 6 (1.25%) Ansible
8 5 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.04%) Puppet
8 5 (1.04%) WSUS
9 4 (0.83%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.42%) Dollar Universe
10 2 (0.42%) Terraform
11 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 227 (47.19%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.27%) VMware
3 39 (8.11%) Tableau
4 34 (7.07%) Cisco
5 33 (6.86%) Oracle
6 25 (5.20%) Citrix
6 25 (5.20%) DevExpress
7 21 (4.37%) Google
7 21 (4.37%) ServiceNow
8 17 (3.53%) Avaya
8 17 (3.53%) HP
9 16 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.91%) Teradata
11 11 (2.29%) BMC
11 11 (2.29%) Talend
12 10 (2.08%) Dell
12 10 (2.08%) iManage
13 8 (1.66%) NetApp
13 8 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
14 7 (1.46%) Veritas