Period
to 18 April 2021

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 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 503 404 392
Rank change year-on-year -99 -12 -52
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 139 372 614
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.30% 0.61% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.16% 2.29% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 126 310 501
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £57,375 £54,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,075 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 11,971 16,274 23,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.58% 26.48% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9,912 13,507 19,136
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,750 £58,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 18 April 2021.

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 18 April 2021. 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
Midlands +26 43 £47,500 - 9
North of England -25 39 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East of England +32 28 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +10 23 £55,000 +4.76% 3
West Midlands +19 20 £40,000 -15.79% 6
North West +1 20 £46,250 -0.54% 1
Yorkshire -12 19 £35,000 -30.00% 2
South East +4 14 £55,000 +15.79% 6
South West -19 9 £40,000 -3.61% 6
Wales +11 5 £33,500 -21.96%
Scotland -19 1 £57,500 +21.05% 3
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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.

1 139 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 95 (68.35%) SQL
3 75 (53.96%) Microsoft
4 60 (43.17%) T-SQL
5 55 (39.57%) .NET
6 53 (38.13%) Windows
7 51 (36.69%) C#
7 51 (36.69%) Azure
8 49 (35.25%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (32.37%) Finance
11 43 (30.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 41 (29.50%) HTML
13 37 (26.62%) ASP.NET
13 37 (26.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 34 (24.46%) DevOps
15 33 (23.74%) CSS
15 33 (23.74%) JavaScript
16 32 (23.02%) MVC
16 32 (23.02%) SQL Server 2008
17 31 (22.30%) Windows Server
18 30 (21.58%) SQL Server 2016
19 29 (20.86%) Power Platform
20 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
21 25 (17.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 24 (17.27%) IIS
23 23 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
23 23 (16.55%) Microsoft 365
24 22 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
24 22 (15.83%) Performance Tuning

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 24 (17.27%) IIS
2 9 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (6.47%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.32%) nginx
4 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.88%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (10.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.88%) Bond Adapt
4 3 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 51 (36.69%) Azure
2 29 (20.86%) Power Platform
3 23 (16.55%) Microsoft 365
4 19 (13.67%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (9.35%) AWS
6 6 (4.32%) Logic Apps
6 6 (4.32%) npm
7 5 (3.60%) Basecamp
7 5 (3.60%) DigitalOcean
7 5 (3.60%) GitHub
7 5 (3.60%) Mailgun
7 5 (3.60%) Mimecast
7 5 (3.60%) Sage Pay
8 4 (2.88%) Azure Functions
8 4 (2.88%) Serverless
9 3 (2.16%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (2.16%) Power Automate
9 3 (2.16%) PowerApps
10 2 (1.44%) PaaS
11 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) Firewall
2 5 (3.60%) BGP
2 5 (3.60%) iSCSI
2 5 (3.60%) Kerberos
2 5 (3.60%) MPLS
2 5 (3.60%) SSL
2 5 (3.60%) VLAN
2 5 (3.60%) VPN
3 4 (2.88%) DHCP
3 4 (2.88%) DNS
3 4 (2.88%) Network Security
3 4 (2.88%) Skype
3 4 (2.88%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.88%) VoIP
4 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (30.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (26.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (23.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (21.58%) SQL Server 2016
6 25 (17.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (14.39%) Power BI
8 19 (13.67%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (10.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (10.07%) Relational Database
10 14 (10.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (7.19%) MongoDB
12 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2017
13 6 (4.32%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (4.32%) Tableau
14 5 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (3.60%) OLTP
14 5 (3.60%) Redis
15 4 (2.88%) MS Access
15 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (10.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (8.63%) TeamCity
4 12 (8.63%) Visual Studio
5 11 (7.91%) NUnit
5 11 (7.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (7.19%) Moq
7 7 (5.04%) JIRA
8 6 (4.32%) gulp
8 6 (4.32%) jspm
8 6 (4.32%) Subversion
9 5 (3.60%) MSTest
9 5 (3.60%) Selenium
9 5 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (2.88%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.72%) Grunt
11 1 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (32.37%) Finance
2 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.60%) Law
3 5 (3.60%) Marketing
4 4 (2.88%) Back Office
4 4 (2.88%) Front Office
4 4 (2.88%) Military
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (60.43%) Developer
2 29 (20.86%) SQL Developer
3 22 (15.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 21 (15.11%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.35%) Analyst
5 13 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.91%) .NET Developer
6 11 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) SQL BI Developer
8 8 (5.76%) DBA
8 8 (5.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (5.76%) SQL DBA
8 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (5.04%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.04%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (5.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Data Migration Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Senior SQL Developer
10 6 (4.32%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.57%) .NET
2 41 (29.50%) HTML
3 37 (26.62%) ASP.NET
4 33 (23.74%) CSS
5 22 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (12.95%) jQuery
8 14 (10.07%) React
9 13 (9.35%) .NET Framework
9 13 (9.35%) Web Services
10 12 (8.63%) XML
11 11 (7.91%) HTML5
11 11 (7.91%) WCF
12 10 (7.19%) AngularJS
12 10 (7.19%) Entity Framework
13 9 (6.47%) REST
14 8 (5.76%) .NET Core
14 8 (5.76%) CSS3
15 7 (5.04%) Ajax
16 6 (4.32%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.04%) Clustering
2 7 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.60%) FMCG
3 5 (3.60%) Replication
4 4 (2.88%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.88%) NHS
5 3 (2.16%) AS400
6 1 (0.72%) Contactless
6 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.72%) Podcast
6 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.72%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.72%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 53 (38.13%) Windows
2 31 (22.30%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.23%) Linux
4 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.91%) AIX
5 11 (7.91%) CentOS
6 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (5.76%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.60%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.25%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.46%) DevOps
4 32 (23.02%) MVC
5 23 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (15.83%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (12.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (11.51%) ETL
9 14 (10.07%) Data Management
10 13 (9.35%) Change Management
11 12 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (8.63%) Migration
11 12 (8.63%) Project Delivery
11 12 (8.63%) Web Development
12 11 (7.91%) OOP
12 11 (7.91%) OWASP
12 11 (7.91%) Software Engineering
13 10 (7.19%) BDD
13 10 (7.19%) Workflow
14 9 (6.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 95 (68.35%) SQL
2 60 (43.17%) T-SQL
3 51 (36.69%) C#
4 33 (23.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.19%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.76%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.60%) PHP
7 5 (3.60%) PHP 7
7 5 (3.60%) VB
7 5 (3.60%) VBA
8 4 (2.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.88%) VB6
9 3 (2.16%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (2.16%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.16%) X++
10 1 (0.72%) Java
10 1 (0.72%) Python
10 1 (0.72%) XPath
10 1 (0.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (7.91%) CCNA
1 11 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.60%) Degree
3 5 (3.60%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.88%) MCP
4 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (2.88%) SSCP
5 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.67%) QA
2 7 (5.04%) Data Quality
3 6 (4.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.04%) Docker
3 7 (5.04%) vSphere
4 5 (3.60%) Firmware
4 5 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.91%) Puppet
2 6 (4.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.60%) SCCM
4 3 (2.16%) Terraform
5 2 (1.44%) MIIS
5 2 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 75 (53.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.95%) VMware
3 9 (6.47%) Cisco
3 9 (6.47%) Oracle
4 7 (5.04%) Citrix
4 7 (5.04%) IBM
5 5 (3.60%) HP
5 5 (3.60%) Telerik
6 4 (2.88%) Lotus
7 2 (1.44%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe
8 1 (0.72%) Google
8 1 (0.72%) Nintex
8 1 (0.72%) Sage