Period
to 13 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 416 319 265
Rank change year-on-year -97 -54 -64
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 504 893 1,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.64% 0.97% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.46% 3.38% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 445 752 1,080
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +1.18%
10th Percentile £32,371 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 20,515 26,389 30,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.14% 28.77% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16,767 21,961 25,464
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK 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 UK excluding London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the UK excluding London

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in the UK excluding London

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the UK excluding London

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 13 October 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
South East -47 166 £47,500 - 28
Midlands +17 136 £46,500 +16.25% 30
North of England -40 120 £40,000 - 36
East Midlands +67 92 £47,000 +13.94% 19
North West -20 65 £40,000 - 20
Yorkshire -8 46 £42,500 +13.33% 13
West Midlands -27 44 £46,000 +15.00% 11
East of England -12 31 £40,000 -27.27% 8
South West -55 24 £51,250 +28.13% 10
Scotland -52 14 £47,500 - 2
Wales -19 13 £35,000 -17.65% 2
North East +8 9 £42,936 -0.73% 3
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 13 October 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 504 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 351 (69.64%) SQL
3 259 (51.39%) Microsoft
4 219 (43.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 191 (37.90%) T-SQL
6 186 (36.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 174 (34.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 167 (33.13%) .NET
9 163 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
10 161 (31.94%) SQL Server 2016
11 159 (31.55%) C#
12 158 (31.35%) Business Intelligence
13 144 (28.57%) Azure
14 137 (27.18%) Windows
15 123 (24.40%) SQL Server 2014
16 115 (22.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 96 (19.05%) JavaScript
18 94 (18.65%) ASP.NET
19 93 (18.45%) MVC
20 84 (16.67%) CSS
21 82 (16.27%) PowerShell
22 81 (16.07%) HTML
22 81 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
23 80 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
23 80 (15.87%) Scrum
24 78 (15.48%) Windows Server
25 73 (14.48%) Finance
26 72 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
27 67 (13.29%) Oracle
27 67 (13.29%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 48 (9.52%) IIS
2 35 (6.94%) MS Exchange
3 34 (6.75%) Tomcat
4 31 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 19 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (3.57%) JBoss
8 10 (1.98%) Apache
8 10 (1.98%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.19%) CMS
9 6 (1.19%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.79%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.79%) OpenEdge
10 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.60%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.60%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.40%) Drupal
12 2 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.79%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.79%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 144 (28.57%) Azure
2 62 (12.30%) AWS
2 62 (12.30%) Power Platform
3 25 (4.96%) Office 365
4 20 (3.97%) SaaS
5 15 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.98%) OpenShift
6 10 (1.98%) GCP
7 8 (1.59%) PaaS
8 7 (1.39%) NuGet
8 7 (1.39%) WhatsApp
9 6 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.99%) IaaS
11 4 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.79%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.79%) Twilio
12 2 (0.40%) Slack
12 2 (0.40%) Trello
13 1 (0.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.94%) DNS
2 38 (7.54%) Firewall
3 37 (7.34%) DHCP
4 31 (6.15%) TCP/IP
5 18 (3.57%) SAN
6 15 (2.98%) VoIP
7 11 (2.18%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (1.59%) WAN
9 7 (1.39%) SMTP
10 5 (0.99%) CTI
10 5 (0.99%) NAS
10 5 (0.99%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.79%) Broadband
11 4 (0.79%) GPRS
11 4 (0.79%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.79%) LAN
11 4 (0.79%) SNMP
12 3 (0.60%) FTP
12 3 (0.60%) SSL
12 3 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 219 (43.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 186 (36.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 174 (34.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 161 (31.94%) SQL Server 2016
6 123 (24.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 115 (22.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 72 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 58 (11.51%) Power BI
10 48 (9.52%) MySQL
11 44 (8.73%) Relational Database
12 43 (8.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 35 (6.94%) RDBMS
14 24 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
15 21 (4.17%) SQL Server 2017
16 17 (3.37%) Oracle Database
17 16 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 16 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (3.17%) QlikView
18 14 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 51 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 45 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (7.94%) Visual Studio
4 36 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 23 (4.56%) SoapUI
6 19 (3.77%) Selenium
7 7 (1.39%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.39%) JIRA
7 7 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.19%) Fiddler
8 6 (1.19%) Maven
8 6 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.99%) git-flow
9 5 (0.99%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.79%) WinDbg
11 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.60%) ERwin
11 3 (0.60%) MSI
11 3 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 73 (14.48%) Finance
2 45 (8.93%) Retail
3 22 (4.37%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.97%) Public Sector
5 13 (2.58%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.18%) Legal
6 11 (2.18%) Publishing
7 10 (1.98%) Marketing
8 9 (1.79%) Back Office
9 7 (1.39%) Automotive
9 7 (1.39%) Billing
10 6 (1.19%) Electronics
10 6 (1.19%) Law
10 6 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.79%) Advertising
12 2 (0.40%) Games
12 2 (0.40%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 231 (45.83%) Developer
2 100 (19.84%) DBA
3 82 (16.27%) SQL DBA
4 63 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 56 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 55 (10.91%) .NET Developer
7 47 (9.33%) Administrator
8 41 (8.13%) Analyst
8 41 (8.13%) C# Developer
9 37 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (6.94%) Senior Developer
11 28 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
11 28 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
12 26 (5.16%) Software Developer
13 23 (4.56%) Support Engineer
14 21 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
15 19 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (3.37%) Applications Support
16 17 (3.37%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (33.13%) .NET
2 94 (18.65%) ASP.NET
3 84 (16.67%) CSS
4 81 (16.07%) HTML
5 64 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 62 (12.30%) .NET Framework
7 60 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (11.90%) WCF
8 51 (10.12%) REST
8 51 (10.12%) Web Services
9 42 (8.33%) jQuery
10 41 (8.13%) Entity Framework
10 41 (8.13%) SOAP
11 39 (7.74%) AngularJS
12 33 (6.55%) XML
13 30 (5.95%) RESTful
14 25 (4.96%) HTML5
15 23 (4.56%) CSS3
16 20 (3.97%) OAuth
16 20 (3.97%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.53%) Enterprise Software
2 37 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 26 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (4.96%) Clustering
6 22 (4.37%) Private Cloud
7 18 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (3.57%) Replication
8 14 (2.78%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.18%) PKI
10 9 (1.79%) Reinsurance
11 8 (1.59%) EPoS
12 7 (1.39%) Robotics
13 6 (1.19%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.19%) NHS
13 6 (1.19%) User Experience
14 5 (0.99%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.99%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.99%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.79%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 137 (27.18%) Windows
2 78 (15.48%) Windows Server
3 56 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (6.35%) Linux
6 20 (3.97%) Windows 10
7 16 (3.17%) Unix
8 12 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.59%) Android
10 7 (1.39%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.39%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.19%) Solaris
12 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.40%) CentOS
14 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (31.35%) Business Intelligence
3 93 (18.45%) MVC
4 81 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
5 80 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
5 80 (15.87%) Scrum
6 60 (11.90%) DevOps
7 58 (11.51%) ITIL
8 57 (11.31%) ETL
9 51 (10.12%) Mentoring
10 45 (8.93%) Unit Testing
11 42 (8.33%) SDLC
12 38 (7.54%) Visualisation
13 37 (7.34%) Migration
14 34 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (6.55%) Data Modelling
16 30 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (5.95%) Product Roadmap
16 30 (5.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 351 (69.64%) SQL
2 191 (37.90%) T-SQL
3 159 (31.55%) C#
4 96 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 82 (16.27%) PowerShell
6 35 (6.94%) Java
7 21 (4.17%) PHP
7 21 (4.17%) Python
8 19 (3.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 19 (3.77%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.57%) Perl
10 17 (3.37%) Ruby
10 17 (3.37%) VB.NET
11 15 (2.98%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.98%) VB
12 10 (1.98%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.98%) X++
13 8 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.99%) VBA
14 5 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (7.54%) Degree
3 26 (5.16%) MCSA
4 22 (4.37%) MCSE
5 15 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.59%) CCNA
8 8 (1.59%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.19%) MCP
10 5 (0.99%) CCNP
10 5 (0.99%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.99%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.79%) CCSP
11 4 (0.79%) CCVP
11 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 4 (0.79%) SSCP
12 2 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.98%) QA
3 12 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.98%) SLA
5 8 (1.59%) COBIT
6 5 (0.99%) GDPR
7 3 (0.60%) PMO
8 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.74%) Hyper-V
3 33 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.77%) Docker
5 15 (2.98%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.79%) vSphere
8 8 (1.59%) XenApp
9 6 (1.19%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.79%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.20%) Firmware
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (3.77%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.57%) Ansible
2 18 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 18 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (3.57%) Puppet
3 12 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (1.98%) SCCM
4 10 (1.98%) SCOM
5 7 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (0.99%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.40%) WSUS
8 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Sentry
8 1 (0.20%) Terraform
8 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 259 (51.39%) Microsoft
2 67 (13.29%) Oracle
3 51 (10.12%) VMware
4 41 (8.13%) Tableau
5 16 (3.17%) Sun
6 15 (2.98%) Cisco
6 15 (2.98%) Citrix
7 13 (2.58%) HP
8 11 (2.18%) Google
9 10 (1.98%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.79%) SAP
10 9 (1.79%) Symantec
10 9 (1.79%) Veeam
10 9 (1.79%) WatchGuard
10 9 (1.79%) Xamarin
11 8 (1.59%) Dell
11 8 (1.59%) IBM
12 7 (1.39%) BMC
13 5 (0.99%) Avaya
13 5 (0.99%) JD Edwards