Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 255 191
Rank change year-on-year +14 -64 -46
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 97 114 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.92% 0.93% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.44% 2.93% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 89 104 182
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,900 £28,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,600 £52,500 £50,900
England median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.06% +3.16% +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 2,822 3,890 4,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.67% 31.89% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,167 3,366 3,872
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 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
Manchester -30 37 £40,000 - 6
Merseyside +11 30 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Lancashire -6 20 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Cheshire +22 9 £42,500 - 3
Cumbria -3 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 71 (73.20%) Microsoft
3 69 (71.13%) SQL
4 53 (54.64%) T-SQL
5 52 (53.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (47.42%) Windows
6 46 (47.42%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (42.27%) Hyper-V
8 33 (34.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (31.96%) Finance
9 31 (31.96%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (29.90%) Windows Server
11 28 (28.87%) Server Management
12 27 (27.84%) PowerShell
12 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (27.84%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (25.77%) Data Integration
14 24 (24.74%) ITIL
15 23 (23.71%) Apache
15 23 (23.71%) Tomcat
15 23 (23.71%) IIS
15 23 (23.71%) Workflow
15 23 (23.71%) PKI
15 23 (23.71%) Release Management
15 23 (23.71%) Investment Management
15 23 (23.71%) ITIL V3
16 22 (22.68%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
16 22 (22.68%) Product Roadmap
17 21 (21.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 23 (23.71%) Apache
1 23 (23.71%) IIS
1 23 (23.71%) Tomcat
2 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (18.56%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.19%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.46%) Power Platform
2 12 (12.37%) Office 365
3 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.62%) DHCP
1 20 (20.62%) DNS
2 2 (2.06%) SMTP
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.03%) LAN
3 1 (1.03%) NAS
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
3 1 (1.03%) VLAN
3 1 (1.03%) VPN
3 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (53.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (34.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (27.84%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (21.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (15.46%) Power BI
7 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (10.31%) MySQL
10 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (4.12%) Redis
11 4 (4.12%) Snowflake Schema
11 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2017
12 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (2.06%) OLAP
12 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.06%) git-flow
4 2 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.06%) Protractor
4 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 31 (31.96%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.09%) Automotive
4 2 (2.06%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (42.27%) Developer
2 25 (25.77%) Analyst
3 22 (22.68%) SQL Analyst
4 21 (21.65%) SQL Server Analyst
5 20 (20.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 17 (17.53%) SQL Developer
7 16 (16.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 16 (16.49%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 16 (16.49%) Network Engineer
8 13 (13.40%) IT Engineer
9 12 (12.37%) SSIS Developer
9 12 (12.37%) SSRS Developer
10 10 (10.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (10.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (10.31%) IT Support
10 10 (10.31%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (10.31%) Network Support
10 10 (10.31%) Network Support Engineer
10 10 (10.31%) Support Engineer
11 9 (9.28%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
2 9 (9.28%) XML
3 8 (8.25%) MDX
4 6 (6.19%) CSS
4 6 (6.19%) Entity Framework
4 6 (6.19%) HTML
5 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.15%) jQuery
6 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.12%) AutoMapper
6 4 (4.12%) REST
6 4 (4.12%) SignalR
6 4 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.06%) Angular 2
7 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.06%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.03%) Ajax
8 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) PKI
2 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Replication
4 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.42%) Windows
2 29 (29.90%) Windows Server
3 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.06%) Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (31.96%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (28.87%) Server Management
4 25 (25.77%) Data Integration
5 24 (24.74%) ITIL
6 23 (23.71%) Investment Management
6 23 (23.71%) ITIL V3
6 23 (23.71%) Release Management
6 23 (23.71%) Workflow
7 22 (22.68%) Product Roadmap
7 22 (22.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (18.56%) ETL
9 17 (17.53%) Visualisation
10 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (13.40%) High Availability
12 12 (12.37%) Analytics
13 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling
14 9 (9.28%) Data Visualisation
15 8 (8.25%) Process Improvement
15 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (71.13%) SQL
2 53 (54.64%) T-SQL
3 27 (27.84%) PowerShell
4 16 (16.49%) C#
5 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (4.12%) PHP
6 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.06%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) MCSA
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (17.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (10.31%) CCNA
2 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.31%) MCP
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 10 (10.31%) SSCP
3 1 (1.03%) Degree
3 1 (1.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) GDPR
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (42.27%) Hyper-V
2 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
4 1 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 71 (73.20%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.56%) VMware
3 15 (15.46%) Cisco
4 6 (6.19%) RedGate
5 5 (5.15%) IDERA
6 4 (4.12%) Tableau
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix
7 2 (2.06%) Dell
7 2 (2.06%) HP
7 2 (2.06%) IBM
7 2 (2.06%) Sun
8 1 (1.03%) Juniper
8 1 (1.03%) Mitel
8 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.03%) Symantec
8 1 (1.03%) Veeam
8 1 (1.03%) Veritas
8 1 (1.03%) Xerox