Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England > North West
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 266 247
Rank change year-on-year +20 -19 -54
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 58 79 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.77% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.38% 2.55% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 36 68 105
North West median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,150
90th Percentile £53,125 £55,000 £53,350
England median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% +11.11% -1.10%

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 the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,433 3,096 4,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.93% 30.20% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,968 2,619 3,570
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,400 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the North West.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the North West over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 28 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
Manchester +17 19 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Merseyside +14 14 £46,250 -2.63%
Cumbria - 11 £35,000 -
Lancashire +7 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Cheshire +4 4 £52,500 +16.67% 1
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (51.72%) SQL
2 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (32.76%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (31.03%) VMware
5 18 (31.03%) Oracle Certification
5 18 (31.03%) Oracle
6 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2017
7 15 (25.86%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (25.86%) C#
8 14 (24.14%) Windows
9 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (20.69%) CSS3
10 12 (20.69%) HTML5
10 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (20.69%) HTML
10 12 (20.69%) CSS
11 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (18.97%) RDBMS
11 11 (18.97%) CIW
11 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (18.97%) Oracle Database
11 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
11 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.62%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.72%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (10.34%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.72%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) SAN
2 8 (13.79%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) iSCSI
3 5 (8.62%) Wireless
4 3 (5.17%) DHCP
4 3 (5.17%) DNS
5 2 (3.45%) NAS
5 2 (3.45%) SSL
5 2 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.72%) FTP
6 1 (1.72%) Network Security
6 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (32.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2017
6 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (18.97%) Oracle Database
7 11 (18.97%) RDBMS
7 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
7 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (10.34%) Power BI
9 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (5.17%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 20 (34.48%) DBA
3 19 (32.76%) Administrator
4 11 (18.97%) Trainee
4 11 (18.97%) Trainee Developer
5 10 (17.24%) SQL DBA
6 8 (13.79%) Software Developer
7 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) Network Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) Python Developer
7 7 (12.07%) SQL Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Trainee Software Developer
8 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Database Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Trainee Web Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) CSS
1 12 (20.69%) CSS3
1 12 (20.69%) HTML
1 12 (20.69%) HTML5
2 9 (15.52%) .NET
3 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.07%) Java SE
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (6.90%) Classic ASP
6 4 (6.90%) Dapper ORM
6 4 (6.90%) Entity Framework
6 4 (6.90%) Redux
7 2 (3.45%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.72%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.72%) Node.js
8 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Clustering
2 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.72%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) VMS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (25.86%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (15.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (15.52%) High Availability
6 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.07%) DevOps
7 7 (12.07%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.90%) Web Design
8 4 (6.90%) Web Development
9 3 (5.17%) Data Management
9 3 (5.17%) ETL
9 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (5.17%) ITIL
10 2 (3.45%) CRM
10 2 (3.45%) MVC
10 2 (3.45%) OO
10 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) SQL
2 15 (25.86%) C#
3 8 (13.79%) T-SQL
4 7 (12.07%) Java
4 7 (12.07%) Java 8
4 7 (12.07%) Python
5 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.90%) PHP
7 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.45%) VBA
9 1 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Oracle Certification
2 11 (18.97%) CIW
3 7 (12.07%) OCA
4 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.17%) MCSA
6 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.45%) CCNA
7 2 (3.45%) CCNP
7 2 (3.45%) CCSP
7 2 (3.45%) CCVP
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.45%) MCSE
8 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) MCTS
8 1 (1.72%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
2 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) Oracle
2 18 (31.03%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) Meraki
3 5 (8.62%) WatchGuard
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) Sonus
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) McAfee
5 1 (1.72%) NetApp
5 1 (1.72%) RedGate
5 1 (1.72%) SAP