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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 140 101
Rank change year-on-year -36 -39  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 98 97 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.43% 1.73% 2.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.08% 5.47% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 92 82 154
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 2402 1774 2263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 35.08% 31.63% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2054 1538 1935
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 57 £40,000 - 8
Cheshire -27 29 £40,000 - 2
Lancashire +1 8 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Merseyside -16 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 172 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 125 (72.67%) SQL
3 83 (48.26%) Microsoft
4 82 (47.67%) .NET
5 73 (42.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 69 (40.12%) C#
7 64 (37.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 57 (33.14%) T-SQL
8 57 (33.14%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (31.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 52 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 51 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (29.65%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (25.58%) Windows
12 44 (25.58%) Finance
13 41 (23.84%) ETL
14 38 (22.09%) Unit Testing
15 33 (19.19%) Degree
15 33 (19.19%) XML
16 32 (18.60%) MVC
17 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Excel
17 28 (16.28%) Marketing
17 28 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 27 (15.70%) Visual Studio
19 26 (15.12%) NUnit
20 25 (14.53%) Web Services
20 25 (14.53%) Test Automation
21 23 (13.37%) Team Foundation Server
21 23 (13.37%) Active Directory
21 23 (13.37%) Scrum

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 12 (6.98%) IIS
2 8 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.33%) Alfresco
3 4 (2.33%) CMS
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.33%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.16%) Infor CRM
4 2 (1.16%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.58%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.58%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.88%) Ethernet
1 17 (9.88%) RS-232
1 17 (9.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.91%) Network Security
2 5 (2.91%) SAN
3 3 (1.74%) DHCP
3 3 (1.74%) DNS
3 3 (1.74%) Firewall
4 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.16%) NAS
5 1 (0.58%) VLAN
5 1 (0.58%) VPN
5 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (42.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (37.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (31.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 52 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (29.65%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (12.21%) Power BI
9 20 (11.63%) Relational Database
10 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (9.88%) RDBMS
12 11 (6.40%) NoSQL
12 11 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (4.65%) QlikView
13 8 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (4.07%) DTS
15 6 (3.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 5 (2.91%) Datazen
17 4 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (2.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 27 (15.70%) Visual Studio
2 26 (15.12%) NUnit
3 23 (13.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (12.79%) MSTest
5 17 (9.88%) Microsoft Blend
5 17 (9.88%) MSI
5 17 (9.88%) NuGet
5 17 (9.88%) WiX
6 10 (5.81%) Git (software)
7 9 (5.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (4.07%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.91%) Selenium
10 4 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.33%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.33%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 44 (25.58%) Finance
2 28 (16.28%) Marketing
3 6 (3.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (61.63%) Developer
2 46 (26.74%) .NET Developer
3 38 (22.09%) C# Developer
4 37 (21.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 37 (21.51%) SQL Developer
5 26 (15.12%) DBA
6 25 (14.53%) SQL DBA
7 23 (13.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 19 (11.05%) Analyst
9 14 (8.14%) Administrator
9 14 (8.14%) SQL BI Developer
10 12 (6.98%) Database Developer
10 12 (6.98%) Software Developer
11 11 (6.40%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 11 (6.40%) SQL Analyst
11 11 (6.40%) SSRS Developer
11 11 (6.40%) VB.NET Developer
12 10 (5.81%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 8 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (47.67%) .NET
2 33 (19.19%) XML
3 25 (14.53%) Web Services
4 23 (13.37%) .NET Framework
5 21 (12.21%) WCF
6 20 (11.63%) Entity Framework
7 19 (11.05%) COM
8 18 (10.47%) WPF
9 17 (9.88%) .NET Compact Framework
9 17 (9.88%) HTML
9 17 (9.88%) Lambda Expressions
9 17 (9.88%) LINQ
9 17 (9.88%) LINQ to SQL
9 17 (9.88%) NHibernate
9 17 (9.88%) Silverlight
9 17 (9.88%) Unity DI Container
9 17 (9.88%) XSD
10 16 (9.30%) CSS
11 15 (8.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (8.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.88%) Data Structures
2 17 (9.88%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (9.88%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 17 (9.88%) Internet of Things
3 9 (5.23%) iPad
4 8 (4.65%) Clustering
5 5 (2.91%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.33%) Replication
6 4 (2.33%) Social Network
7 2 (1.16%) EMV
7 2 (1.16%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.58%) Windows
2 19 (11.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (10.47%) Linux
3 18 (10.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 17 (9.88%) Mac OS
5 15 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.40%) Windows Server
7 7 (4.07%) AIX
8 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.58%) Android
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.14%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (23.84%) ETL
4 38 (22.09%) Unit Testing
5 32 (18.60%) MVC
6 25 (14.53%) Test Automation
7 23 (13.37%) Scrum
8 21 (12.21%) TDD
9 20 (11.63%) Software Engineering
10 19 (11.05%) Analytics
10 19 (11.05%) Data Analysis
11 18 (10.47%) Multithreading
11 18 (10.47%) MVVM
11 18 (10.47%) OO
11 18 (10.47%) OOD
12 17 (9.88%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (9.88%) Inversion of Control
12 17 (9.88%) Product Management
12 17 (9.88%) RUP
12 17 (9.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 125 (72.67%) SQL
2 69 (40.12%) C#
3 57 (33.14%) T-SQL
4 17 (9.88%) C
4 17 (9.88%) C++
4 17 (9.88%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.88%) VB.NET
4 17 (9.88%) VBA
4 17 (9.88%) XAML
5 14 (8.14%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.33%) VBScript
7 3 (1.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.16%) J#
8 2 (1.16%) Java
8 2 (1.16%) Python
8 2 (1.16%) R
8 2 (1.16%) Ruby
8 2 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (0.58%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (19.19%) Degree
2 5 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.74%) MCPD
5 2 (1.16%) MCAD
6 1 (0.58%) HND
6 1 (0.58%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.58%) MCSE
6 1 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (13.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.49%) vSphere
4 3 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.74%) XenApp
5 2 (1.16%) Docker
5 2 (1.16%) KVM
5 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.16%) XenServer
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) SCOM
1 4 (2.33%) vRealize
2 2 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 83 (48.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.63%) Tableau
3 15 (8.72%) Cognos
4 13 (7.56%) Oracle
5 12 (6.98%) VMware
6 6 (3.49%) Alteryx
7 5 (2.91%) IBM
7 5 (2.91%) Sage
8 4 (2.33%) Veeam
9 3 (1.74%) Cisco
9 3 (1.74%) Citrix
10 2 (1.16%) Google
10 2 (1.16%) HP
10 2 (1.16%) McAfee
10 2 (1.16%) NetApp
10 2 (1.16%) SAP
10 2 (1.16%) Splunk
10 2 (1.16%) Symantec
11 1 (0.58%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.58%) SOTI
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