Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 172 106
Rank change year-on-year -76 -66 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 133 219 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.00% 1.75% 2.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.09% 5.09% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 117 177 324
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,325
90th Percentile £53,150 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 4299 4300 4421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.34% 34.36% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3646 3725 3800
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -32 71 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Cheshire -54 28 £42,500 -1.73% 1
Lancashire +10 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Merseyside -22 15 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 133 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 94 (70.68%) SQL
3 73 (54.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (51.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (50.38%) Microsoft
6 64 (48.12%) Business Intelligence
7 55 (41.35%) T-SQL
8 45 (33.83%) .NET
8 45 (33.83%) Data Warehouse
9 41 (30.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (27.82%) ETL
11 36 (27.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 35 (26.32%) Finance
13 33 (24.81%) C#
13 33 (24.81%) Windows
14 29 (21.80%) SQL Server 2014
15 28 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
16 27 (20.30%) Power BI
17 26 (19.55%) Tableau
17 26 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (17.29%) Microsoft Excel
19 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
20 21 (15.79%) High Availability
21 20 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
22 19 (14.29%) Visual Studio
23 18 (13.53%) ITIL
23 18 (13.53%) Cognos
23 18 (13.53%) Data Modelling
24 16 (12.03%) ASP.NET
24 16 (12.03%) Data Analysis

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 13 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.76%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.01%) IIS
4 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.01%) NServiceBus
5 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) SAS
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (17.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.26%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.26%) Office 365
3 4 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) SAN
2 5 (3.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.01%) DNS
3 4 (3.01%) Firewall
3 4 (3.01%) MPLS
4 3 (2.26%) DHCP
4 3 (2.26%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.26%) RS-232
5 2 (1.50%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.50%) Network Security
5 2 (1.50%) PBX
5 2 (1.50%) VoIP
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.75%) Intranet
6 1 (0.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (54.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (51.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (33.83%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (30.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 36 (27.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (21.80%) SQL Server 2014
8 28 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
9 27 (20.30%) Power BI
10 15 (11.28%) QlikView
11 12 (9.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (4.51%) DTS
13 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
14 5 (3.76%) NoSQL
15 4 (3.01%) DocumentDB
15 4 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (3.01%) RDBMS
16 3 (2.26%) MySQL
17 2 (1.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.77%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.01%) MSTest
6 4 (3.01%) NUnit
6 4 (3.01%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (2.26%) MSI
7 3 (2.26%) NuGet
7 3 (2.26%) Protractor
7 3 (2.26%) WiX
8 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 35 (26.32%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Marketing
3 3 (2.26%) Advertising
3 3 (2.26%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (56.39%) Developer
2 38 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 25 (18.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 21 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 20 (15.04%) C# Developer
6 19 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
7 17 (12.78%) Analyst
7 17 (12.78%) DBA
8 16 (12.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (9.77%) SQL DBA
10 9 (6.77%) SQL Analyst
11 8 (6.02%) Administrator
11 8 (6.02%) SQL Server DBA
12 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (4.51%) .NET Software Developer
13 6 (4.51%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (4.51%) Lead Developer
13 6 (4.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.83%) .NET
2 16 (12.03%) .NET Framework
2 16 (12.03%) ASP.NET
3 15 (11.28%) AngularJS
3 15 (11.28%) Entity Framework
4 13 (9.77%) Web Services
5 11 (8.27%) XML
6 10 (7.52%) CSS
6 10 (7.52%) HTML
6 10 (7.52%) SOAP
7 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (6.77%) WCF
8 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (4.51%) WPF
10 5 (3.76%) JSP
11 4 (3.01%) COM
11 4 (3.01%) CSS3
11 4 (3.01%) HTML5
11 4 (3.01%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.77%) Clustering
2 9 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.76%) Replication
4 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.01%) iPad
5 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.26%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 3 (2.26%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.50%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.75%) Life Science
7 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.75%) Online Games
7 1 (0.75%) Social Network
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.81%) Windows
2 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.26%) HPUX
5 3 (2.26%) Linux
5 3 (2.26%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.12%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (27.82%) ETL
3 26 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (15.79%) High Availability
5 18 (13.53%) Data Modelling
5 18 (13.53%) ITIL
6 16 (12.03%) Data Analysis
7 14 (10.53%) Migration
7 14 (10.53%) MVC
7 14 (10.53%) Time Management
7 14 (10.53%) Web Development
8 13 (9.77%) Performance Optimisation
9 11 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (8.27%) TDD
10 10 (7.52%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.77%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (5.26%) Functional Testing
13 7 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 94 (70.68%) SQL
2 55 (41.35%) T-SQL
3 33 (24.81%) C#
4 15 (11.28%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 5 (3.76%) VBA
7 4 (3.01%) C
7 4 (3.01%) C++
7 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.26%) XAML
9 2 (1.50%) Python
9 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.75%) Ruby
10 1 (0.75%) VBScript
10 1 (0.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.51%) MCSE
4 5 (3.76%) CCNA
4 5 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.76%) MCITP
4 5 (3.76%) MCSA
5 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.50%) HND
6 2 (1.50%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.50%) MCPD
6 2 (1.50%) MCTS
7 1 (0.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) Docker
4 1 (0.75%) KVM
4 1 (0.75%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.50%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (50.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.55%) Tableau
3 18 (13.53%) Cognos
4 11 (8.27%) VMware
5 9 (6.77%) Cisco
6 6 (4.51%) IBM
7 5 (3.76%) SAP
8 4 (3.01%) HP
9 3 (2.26%) DevExpress
9 3 (2.26%) Symantec
10 2 (1.50%) Citrix
10 2 (1.50%) McAfee
10 2 (1.50%) Oracle
11 1 (0.75%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.75%) Capita
11 1 (0.75%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.75%) Xamarin