Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 661 565 258
Rank change year-on-year -96 -307 -73
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 321 627 2,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.45% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.07% 1.57% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 268 543 2,035
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,625 £34,100 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 30,097 39,864 50,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.74% 28.53% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24,885 33,021 42,477
England median annual salary £53,869 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.61% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £79,850
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,095 £49,000
% change year-on-year +0.78% +6.32% +3.16%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 -72 146 £60,000 -4.00% 11
North of England +47 69 £45,000 +5.88% 11
North West +52 54 £45,000 +13.92% 2
Midlands -21 41 £35,000 -12.50% 6
South East +13 36 £47,500 +5.56% 5
East Midlands +24 33 £35,000 -20.90% 2
South West +26 19 £49,500 -24.43% 9
Yorkshire +29 15 £60,000 +26.32% 8
East of England +49 10 £47,500 -13.64% 2
West Midlands -22 8 £42,500 +13.33% 4
SQL Server 2014
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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.

1 321 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 238 (74.14%) SQL
3 157 (48.91%) Microsoft
4 142 (44.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 139 (43.30%) SQL Server 2016
6 116 (36.14%) Azure
7 110 (34.27%) C#
8 106 (33.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 102 (31.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 102 (31.78%) T-SQL
10 99 (30.84%) .NET
11 92 (28.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 81 (25.23%) Performance Tuning
13 70 (21.81%) Finance
13 70 (21.81%) Windows
14 69 (21.50%) Business Intelligence
15 56 (17.45%) SQL Server 2017
16 55 (17.13%) CSS
16 55 (17.13%) JavaScript
17 53 (16.51%) DevOps
18 52 (16.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 52 (16.20%) Data Warehouse
18 52 (16.20%) MVC
19 49 (15.26%) Git (software)
20 46 (14.33%) ASP.NET
21 45 (14.02%) Oracle
21 45 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
22 44 (13.71%) Windows Server
23 43 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
24 42 (13.08%) jQuery

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 14 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (3.74%) IIS
3 10 (3.12%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.25%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.93%) CMS
9 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 20 (6.23%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 116 (36.14%) Azure
2 39 (12.15%) AWS
3 30 (9.35%) Office 365
4 25 (7.79%) Power Platform
5 16 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (4.05%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.87%) GCP
7 6 (1.87%) GitHub
8 5 (1.56%) IaaS
8 5 (1.56%) SaaS
9 4 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.93%) PaaS
11 2 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.62%) npm
11 2 (0.62%) Yarn
12 1 (0.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.31%) Slack
12 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.92%) Firewall
2 18 (5.61%) VPN
3 14 (4.36%) SAN
4 11 (3.43%) DNS
4 11 (3.43%) Network Security
5 9 (2.80%) NetScaler
6 8 (2.49%) DHCP
7 7 (2.18%) FTP
7 7 (2.18%) LAN
8 5 (1.56%) WAN
9 4 (1.25%) NAS
9 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.93%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.93%) VoIP
11 2 (0.62%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.62%) Internet
11 2 (0.62%) IPsec
11 2 (0.62%) SSL
11 2 (0.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 142 (44.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 139 (43.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 106 (33.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 102 (31.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 92 (28.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (17.45%) SQL Server 2017
8 52 (16.20%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (16.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (10.28%) Relational Database
10 28 (8.72%) MySQL
11 27 (8.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 25 (7.79%) Power BI
13 24 (7.48%) Oracle Database
13 24 (7.48%) RDBMS
14 21 (6.54%) SSDT
15 15 (4.67%) Big Data
16 11 (3.43%) Amazon Redshift
17 10 (3.12%) SQL Server 2000
18 9 (2.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (15.26%) Git (software)
2 34 (10.59%) JIRA
3 28 (8.72%) Selenium
4 24 (7.48%) SoapUI
5 11 (3.43%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.56%) Jasmine
6 5 (1.56%) NUnit
6 5 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.62%) AccuRev
9 2 (0.62%) Maven
9 2 (0.62%) Postman
9 2 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.31%) JUnit
10 1 (0.31%) Sourcetree
General
1 70 (21.81%) Finance
2 22 (6.85%) Banking
3 21 (6.54%) Retail
4 13 (4.05%) Back Office
5 6 (1.87%) Automotive
6 5 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.56%) Law
7 4 (1.25%) Legal
7 4 (1.25%) Marketing
8 3 (0.93%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.62%) iGaming
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (40.50%) Developer
2 109 (33.96%) DBA
3 91 (28.35%) SQL DBA
4 56 (17.45%) Administrator
5 44 (13.71%) .NET Developer
5 44 (13.71%) C# Developer
6 41 (12.77%) SQL Developer
7 31 (9.66%) Analyst
8 28 (8.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (7.79%) Full Stack Developer
10 22 (6.85%) Database Analyst
10 22 (6.85%) SQL Server DBA
11 20 (6.23%) Applications Developer
12 15 (4.67%) SQL Server Developer
12 15 (4.67%) Support Engineer
13 13 (4.05%) Software Developer
14 11 (3.43%) Architect
14 11 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 11 (3.43%) Production DBA
14 11 (3.43%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (30.84%) .NET
2 55 (17.13%) CSS
3 46 (14.33%) ASP.NET
4 42 (13.08%) jQuery
5 38 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (11.84%) Web Services
6 32 (9.97%) HTML
6 32 (9.97%) RESTful
6 32 (9.97%) XML
7 30 (9.35%) .NET Core
7 30 (9.35%) .NET Framework
7 30 (9.35%) REST
8 29 (9.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (8.72%) Ajax
9 28 (8.72%) AngularJS
10 27 (8.41%) WCF
11 24 (7.48%) Middleware
11 24 (7.48%) React
12 17 (5.30%) WinForms
13 13 (4.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.41%) Clustering
2 26 (8.10%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (6.23%) Replication
4 19 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.92%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.36%) NHS
7 10 (3.12%) Reinsurance
7 10 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.87%) CMDB
9 6 (1.87%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.56%) User Experience
11 3 (0.93%) Social Media
12 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.62%) Wiki
13 1 (0.31%) BBC
13 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.31%) Equities
13 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (21.81%) Windows
2 44 (13.71%) Windows Server
3 43 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (6.85%) Linux
5 21 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (4.05%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.87%) Solaris
7 6 (1.87%) Unix
7 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.25%) Android
9 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.25%) HPUX
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.62%) CentOS
12 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.23%) Performance Tuning
2 69 (21.50%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (16.51%) DevOps
4 52 (16.20%) MVC
5 45 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
6 42 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (11.53%) ETL
8 36 (11.21%) High Availability
9 31 (9.66%) SDLC
9 31 (9.66%) Test Automation
10 30 (9.35%) Data Modelling
10 30 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (9.35%) Migration
10 30 (9.35%) Unit Testing
11 27 (8.41%) API Testing
11 27 (8.41%) Server Management
12 24 (7.48%) Scrum
12 24 (7.48%) SOA
13 22 (6.85%) Innovative Thinking
14 21 (6.54%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 238 (74.14%) SQL
2 110 (34.27%) C#
3 102 (31.78%) T-SQL
4 55 (17.13%) JavaScript
5 35 (10.90%) PowerShell
6 23 (7.17%) Python
7 14 (4.36%) Bash Shell
8 13 (4.05%) VB.NET
9 11 (3.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 10 (3.12%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.12%) VB
11 9 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.49%) PHP
12 8 (2.49%) PHP 5
13 7 (2.18%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.56%) VBA
15 4 (1.25%) Java
16 3 (0.93%) Perl
17 2 (0.62%) Scala
17 2 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.30%) MCSA
3 15 (4.67%) Oracle Certification
4 14 (4.36%) Degree
5 8 (2.49%) MCSE
6 6 (1.87%) MCP
7 5 (1.56%) CCNA
7 5 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.56%) MCITP
7 5 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.56%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.25%) OCP
8 4 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.62%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.62%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.31%) CCNP
10 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.31%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.36%) QA
2 9 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.18%) SLA
4 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 26 (8.10%) Active Directory
1 26 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.74%) vSphere
3 11 (3.43%) XenApp
3 11 (3.43%) XenDesktop
4 9 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.56%) Docker
7 3 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.62%) UAG
9 1 (0.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 9 (2.80%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.87%) Ansible
2 6 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.87%) Puppet
3 5 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.56%) Terraform
4 4 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.25%) SCOM
5 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.93%) Nagios
5 3 (0.93%) SCCM
6 2 (0.62%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.62%) WSUS
7 1 (0.31%) Ambari
7 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 157 (48.91%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.02%) Oracle
3 31 (9.66%) VMware
4 20 (6.23%) Cisco
5 18 (5.61%) Citrix
5 18 (5.61%) HP
6 16 (4.98%) Tableau
7 9 (2.80%) Dell
7 9 (2.80%) NetApp
7 9 (2.80%) RedGate
8 8 (2.49%) McAfee
8 8 (2.49%) Veeam
9 7 (2.18%) Google
10 6 (1.87%) CommVault
10 6 (1.87%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.87%) Juniper
10 6 (1.87%) SAP
10 6 (1.87%) Symantec
10 6 (1.87%) Talend
10 6 (1.87%) Teradata