Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 373 382 343
Rank change year-on-year +9 -39 -117
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 328 618 875
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.66% 0.75% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.51% 2.73% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 295 534 795
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,400 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +2.72%

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 13,075 22,606 30,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.33% 27.61% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10,666 18,258 25,233
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £53,931 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.71% +4.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 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
North of England +42 86 £50,000 +17.65% 4
South East +16 71 £43,750 -4.89% 4
North West +44 55 £50,000 +17.65% 2
East of England +96 54 £40,000 - 3
Midlands -2 39 £47,500 +9.20% 4
South West +89 31 £40,750 -30.64% 2
Yorkshire +59 29 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Scotland +48 22 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Wales +11 21 £43,355 +23.87% 1
East Midlands -1 20 £57,500 +27.78% 3
West Midlands +40 18 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Isle of Man - 4 £47,500 -
North East +10 2 £36,500 +3.55%
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 328 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 214 (65.24%) SQL
3 202 (61.59%) Microsoft
4 170 (51.83%) Azure
5 136 (41.46%) .NET
6 135 (41.16%) C#
7 134 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
8 111 (33.84%) Windows
9 103 (31.40%) Finance
10 96 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 90 (27.44%) T-SQL
12 80 (24.39%) MVC
12 80 (24.39%) SQL Server 2016
13 79 (24.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 76 (23.17%) JavaScript
15 72 (21.95%) .NET Framework
16 69 (21.04%) DevOps
17 67 (20.43%) HTML
17 67 (20.43%) ASP.NET
17 67 (20.43%) CSS
18 66 (20.12%) Analytical Skills
19 65 (19.82%) Windows Server
20 64 (19.51%) Scrum
21 63 (19.21%) IIS
22 62 (18.90%) Business Intelligence
23 59 (17.99%) Problem-Solving
24 56 (17.07%) SQL Server 2014
25 55 (16.77%) Oracle
26 54 (16.46%) Git (software)
27 53 (16.16%) Team Foundation Server

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 63 (19.21%) IIS
2 45 (13.72%) SharePoint
3 24 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 19 (5.79%) Confluence
5 16 (4.88%) MS Exchange
6 15 (4.57%) WebSphere
7 13 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (2.74%) Apache
10 7 (2.13%) CMS
11 6 (1.83%) Skype for Business
12 4 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.91%) SAS
14 2 (0.61%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
Applications
1 43 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (8.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) SPSS
5 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.22%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.91%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 170 (51.83%) Azure
2 34 (10.37%) Office 365
3 25 (7.62%) AWS
3 25 (7.62%) Power Platform
4 15 (4.57%) CloudBees
4 15 (4.57%) OpenShift
5 14 (4.27%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (4.27%) SaaS
6 10 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.74%) Logic Apps
8 7 (2.13%) IaaS
8 7 (2.13%) PaaS
9 4 (1.22%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.61%) GCP
10 2 (0.61%) npm
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.71%) SAN
2 15 (4.57%) Firewall
3 11 (3.35%) Internet
3 11 (3.35%) WAN
4 10 (3.05%) LAN
5 9 (2.74%) VPN
6 8 (2.44%) DHCP
7 7 (2.13%) Skype
8 6 (1.83%) DNS
8 6 (1.83%) HTTP
8 6 (1.83%) VLAN
9 5 (1.52%) Network Security
9 5 (1.52%) VoIP
10 4 (1.22%) FTP
11 3 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.91%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.91%) NAS
11 3 (0.91%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 96 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (24.39%) SQL Server 2016
4 79 (24.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (17.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 50 (15.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 45 (13.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (12.80%) Oracle Database
9 37 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (8.54%) Oracle Database 12c
11 25 (7.62%) Power BI
12 21 (6.40%) SQL Server 2017
13 16 (4.88%) MongoDB
13 16 (4.88%) Relational Database
13 16 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (3.66%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (3.35%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (3.05%) RDBMS
17 8 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 53 (16.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (10.06%) Visual Studio
4 31 (9.45%) JIRA
5 26 (7.93%) Jenkins
6 19 (5.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (3.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (3.66%) NUnit
9 10 (3.05%) Selenium
10 9 (2.74%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.83%) Subversion
13 5 (1.52%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (1.22%) Spinnaker
15 3 (0.91%) Moq
16 2 (0.61%) gulp
16 2 (0.61%) jspm
16 2 (0.61%) MSTest
17 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 103 (31.40%) Finance
2 26 (7.93%) Legal
3 17 (5.18%) Law
4 12 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.35%) Retail
6 9 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.44%) Public Sector
8 7 (2.13%) Back Office
9 3 (0.91%) Banking
9 3 (0.91%) Electronics
9 3 (0.91%) Local Government
9 3 (0.91%) Marketing
10 2 (0.61%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (52.13%) Developer
2 60 (18.29%) .NET Developer
3 42 (12.80%) SQL Developer
4 41 (12.50%) Analyst
4 41 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 38 (11.59%) Software Developer
6 32 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (7.93%) DBA
8 25 (7.62%) Applications Support
8 25 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (7.62%) Senior Developer
9 23 (7.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 22 (6.71%) Support Analyst
11 20 (6.10%) Applications Support Analyst
12 18 (5.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (5.18%) .NET Software Developer
14 16 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
15 15 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
16 14 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
16 14 (4.27%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (41.46%) .NET
2 72 (21.95%) .NET Framework
3 67 (20.43%) ASP.NET
3 67 (20.43%) CSS
3 67 (20.43%) HTML
4 51 (15.55%) REST
5 47 (14.33%) jQuery
6 46 (14.02%) Entity Framework
7 45 (13.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 41 (12.50%) XML
9 38 (11.59%) .NET Core
10 34 (10.37%) Web Services
11 31 (9.45%) WCF
12 30 (9.15%) AngularJS
13 28 (8.54%) SOAP
14 27 (8.23%) Ajax
15 22 (6.71%) CSS3
15 22 (6.71%) HTML5
16 16 (4.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (20.12%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.27%) Data Structures
4 9 (2.74%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.74%) Reinsurance
4 9 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.44%) PKI
6 7 (2.13%) Clustering
7 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.61%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.61%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.30%) Blog
10 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.30%) PMI
10 1 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 111 (33.84%) Windows
2 65 (19.82%) Windows Server
3 46 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (8.84%) Linux
5 24 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (6.71%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (2.44%) Solaris
8 6 (1.83%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.52%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.22%) HPUX
10 4 (1.22%) Unix
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.30%) AIX
13 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (24.39%) MVC
3 69 (21.04%) DevOps
4 64 (19.51%) Scrum
5 62 (18.90%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (17.99%) Problem-Solving
7 43 (13.11%) ETL
7 43 (13.11%) Unit Testing
8 38 (11.59%) SDLC
9 36 (10.98%) ITIL
10 33 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 31 (9.45%) TDD
12 30 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (8.84%) Performance Tuning
14 28 (8.54%) Test Automation
15 27 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (7.62%) Deployment Automation
16 25 (7.62%) ITIL V3
17 23 (7.01%) SOLID
18 21 (6.40%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (65.24%) SQL
2 135 (41.16%) C#
3 90 (27.44%) T-SQL
4 76 (23.17%) JavaScript
5 46 (14.02%) PowerShell
6 16 (4.88%) Java
7 15 (4.57%) Scala
8 14 (4.27%) VB
8 14 (4.27%) VB6
9 12 (3.66%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.74%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.13%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.83%) VBA
13 5 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (1.52%) Python
14 4 (1.22%) X++
15 3 (0.91%) XQuery
16 2 (0.61%) R
16 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (8.23%) Degree
2 20 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.18%) MCP
4 14 (4.27%) MCSE
5 10 (3.05%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (3.05%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.74%) MCSA
7 8 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.52%) CCNA
9 4 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.91%) CCNP
10 3 (0.91%) CCSP
10 3 (0.91%) CCVP
10 3 (0.91%) MBCS
10 3 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.61%) HNC
12 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.71%) SLA
2 16 (4.88%) GDPR
3 12 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.66%) QA
4 8 (2.44%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.59%) Hyper-V
3 37 (11.28%) Docker
4 31 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (6.40%) vSphere
7 5 (1.52%) XenApp
8 3 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 34 (10.37%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.74%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.22%) Ansible
5 3 (0.91%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.61%) SCCM
6 2 (0.61%) SCOM
6 2 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.30%) SCSM
7 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 202 (61.59%) Microsoft
2 55 (16.77%) Oracle
3 41 (12.50%) VMware
4 32 (9.76%) IBM
5 26 (7.93%) HP
6 19 (5.79%) Veeam
7 15 (4.57%) Cisco
8 14 (4.27%) Citrix
9 13 (3.96%) Tableau
10 9 (2.74%) Telerik
11 7 (2.13%) NetApp
12 5 (1.52%) Dell
12 5 (1.52%) SAP
13 4 (1.22%) JD Edwards
14 3 (0.91%) EMC
14 3 (0.91%) McAfee
14 3 (0.91%) Northgate
14 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.91%) Sonus
15 2 (0.61%) Meraki