Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 420 387 294
Rank change year-on-year -33 -93 -87
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 411 636 1,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.58% 0.75% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.22% 2.66% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 354 524 968
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 18,519 23,896 30,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.02% 28.14% 31.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15,227 19,598 26,019
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
South East -4 125 £50,000 +5.26% 17
North of England +6 99 £40,000 -5.88% 33
Midlands +16 93 £47,500 +9.20% 23
East Midlands +31 66 £44,000 +1.15% 10
North West +2 57 £37,500 -16.20% 16
South West +10 40 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Yorkshire +22 38 £45,000 +12.50% 14
West Midlands -10 27 £47,500 +5.56% 13
East of England +27 22 £42,500 -29.17% 12
Wales 0 16 £43,355 +2.01% 2
Scotland -32 16 £32,000 -32.63%
North East +6 4 £55,000 +57.14% 3
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 411 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 277 (67.40%) Microsoft
3 258 (62.77%) SQL
4 185 (45.01%) C#
5 172 (41.85%) .NET
6 170 (41.36%) Azure
7 163 (39.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 152 (36.98%) Agile Software Development
9 142 (34.55%) SQL Server 2016
10 140 (34.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 130 (31.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 128 (31.14%) Business Intelligence
13 111 (27.01%) JavaScript
14 106 (25.79%) CSS
15 104 (25.30%) SQL Server 2014
16 103 (25.06%) T-SQL
17 101 (24.57%) ASP.NET
18 100 (24.33%) MVC
19 91 (22.14%) Windows
20 90 (21.90%) Finance
21 84 (20.44%) HTML
22 81 (19.71%) DevOps
23 80 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
24 79 (19.22%) Scrum
25 76 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC
26 70 (17.03%) .NET Framework
27 69 (16.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 68 (16.55%) WCF
29 66 (16.06%) Performance Tuning
30 65 (15.82%) REST

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 35 (8.52%) IIS
2 20 (4.87%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.38%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.95%) CMS
7 7 (1.70%) SAS
7 7 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.97%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.73%) JBoss
10 3 (0.73%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.97%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (5.35%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.22%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 170 (41.36%) Azure
2 53 (12.90%) Power Platform
3 43 (10.46%) AWS
4 25 (6.08%) Office 365
5 15 (3.65%) PaaS
6 12 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.92%) IaaS
6 12 (2.92%) SaaS
7 11 (2.68%) GCP
8 9 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.46%) WhatsApp
10 4 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.73%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.73%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.24%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.84%) DHCP
2 23 (5.60%) DNS
2 23 (5.60%) SAN
3 22 (5.35%) Firewall
4 14 (3.41%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.68%) VoIP
6 7 (1.70%) LAN
6 7 (1.70%) WAN
6 7 (1.70%) Wireless
7 6 (1.46%) HTTP
7 6 (1.46%) VLAN
8 5 (1.22%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.22%) SSL
9 3 (0.73%) VPN
10 2 (0.49%) Broadband
10 2 (0.49%) NAS
10 2 (0.49%) Skype
10 2 (0.49%) SMTP
10 2 (0.49%) SNMP
11 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 163 (39.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 142 (34.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 140 (34.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 130 (31.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 104 (25.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 69 (16.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 50 (12.17%) Power BI
9 39 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (8.27%) Relational Database
11 32 (7.79%) Oracle Database
12 27 (6.57%) Azure SQL Database
13 24 (5.84%) SQL Server 2017
14 22 (5.35%) SQL Server 2005
15 21 (5.11%) MySQL
16 20 (4.87%) RDBMS
17 19 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
18 15 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (3.65%) QlikView
19 14 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (13.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 50 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 39 (9.49%) Visual Studio
5 30 (7.30%) Selenium
6 26 (6.33%) SoapUI
7 16 (3.89%) JIRA
8 7 (1.70%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.46%) NUnit
9 6 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.46%) Subversion
10 5 (1.22%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.97%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.73%) Bower
12 3 (0.73%) ER Studio
12 3 (0.73%) gulp
12 3 (0.73%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 90 (21.90%) Finance
2 38 (9.25%) Manufacturing
2 38 (9.25%) Retail
3 18 (4.38%) Public Sector
3 18 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.41%) Legal
5 13 (3.16%) Marketing
6 12 (2.92%) Electronics
7 8 (1.95%) Back Office
8 7 (1.70%) Automotive
9 6 (1.46%) Billing
9 6 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.49%) Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Law
10 2 (0.49%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 200 (48.66%) Developer
2 67 (16.30%) DBA
3 48 (11.68%) .NET Developer
4 44 (10.71%) Administrator
4 44 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 43 (10.46%) SQL DBA
6 41 (9.98%) SQL Developer
7 34 (8.27%) C# Developer
8 30 (7.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (6.33%) Senior Developer
10 25 (6.08%) Applications Developer
10 25 (6.08%) Full Stack Developer
11 24 (5.84%) Technical Leader
12 20 (4.87%) Lead Developer
13 18 (4.38%) Analyst
13 18 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (4.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 17 (4.14%) Dynamics AX Developer
14 17 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (41.85%) .NET
2 106 (25.79%) CSS
3 101 (24.57%) ASP.NET
4 84 (20.44%) HTML
5 76 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 70 (17.03%) .NET Framework
7 68 (16.55%) WCF
8 65 (15.82%) REST
9 60 (14.60%) Web Services
10 57 (13.87%) jQuery
11 55 (13.38%) XML
12 54 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (9.25%) Entity Framework
13 38 (9.25%) RESTful
14 36 (8.76%) Ajax
14 36 (8.76%) CSS3
15 35 (8.52%) SOAP
16 34 (8.27%) AngularJS
17 32 (7.79%) HTML5
18 25 (6.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (5.60%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.62%) Clustering
6 14 (3.41%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.41%) Replication
7 11 (2.68%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.70%) Reinsurance
9 6 (1.46%) EPoS
10 4 (0.97%) Robotics
11 3 (0.73%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.73%) PMI
11 3 (0.73%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.49%) BYOD
12 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.49%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.49%) Handset
12 2 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (22.14%) Windows
2 50 (12.17%) Windows Server
3 41 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.14%) Linux
6 12 (2.92%) Solaris
7 10 (2.43%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.70%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.46%) Android
9 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.22%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.97%) Unix
12 2 (0.49%) CentOS
13 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.24%) VMS
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (36.98%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (31.14%) Business Intelligence
3 100 (24.33%) MVC
4 81 (19.71%) DevOps
5 80 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
6 79 (19.22%) Scrum
7 66 (16.06%) Performance Tuning
8 57 (13.87%) SDLC
9 48 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (11.44%) ETL
11 46 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (11.19%) Unit Testing
12 45 (10.95%) Mentoring
13 36 (8.76%) Data Modelling
13 36 (8.76%) Deployment Automation
14 31 (7.54%) ERP
14 31 (7.54%) TDD
15 30 (7.30%) Architectural Design
16 29 (7.06%) Customer Requirements
17 28 (6.81%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 258 (62.77%) SQL
2 185 (45.01%) C#
3 111 (27.01%) JavaScript
4 103 (25.06%) T-SQL
5 50 (12.17%) PowerShell
6 22 (5.35%) Java
7 19 (4.62%) X++
8 18 (4.38%) Python
9 17 (4.14%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.92%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.95%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.70%) Java 8
13 6 (1.46%) Scala
13 6 (1.46%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.97%) PHP
15 4 (0.97%) Ruby
16 3 (0.73%) Perl
16 3 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (6.81%) Degree
3 21 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (5.11%) MCSA
4 16 (3.89%) Oracle Certification
5 15 (3.65%) MCSE
6 11 (2.68%) CIW
7 8 (1.95%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.70%) OCA
8 7 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.46%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.97%) CCNA
11 3 (0.73%) MCSD
11 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.49%) CCNP
12 2 (0.49%) CCSP
12 2 (0.49%) CCVP
12 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.11%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.43%) SLA
3 9 (2.19%) QA
4 7 (1.70%) COBIT
5 3 (0.73%) GDPR
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (10.95%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.52%) Hyper-V
3 32 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.92%) vSphere
5 11 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.95%) Docker
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.49%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.70%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (1.46%) SCOM
4 4 (0.97%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.97%) SCCM
5 3 (0.73%) Ansible
5 3 (0.73%) Puppet
6 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.49%) WSUS
7 1 (0.24%) Ambari
7 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.24%) SCSM
7 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 277 (67.40%) Microsoft
2 65 (15.82%) Oracle
3 48 (11.68%) VMware
4 26 (6.33%) Tableau
5 17 (4.14%) HP
6 14 (3.41%) SAP
7 12 (2.92%) Cisco
7 12 (2.92%) Google
7 12 (2.92%) WatchGuard
8 10 (2.43%) RedGate
9 9 (2.19%) Veeam
10 7 (1.70%) Citrix
10 7 (1.70%) Meraki
11 6 (1.46%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.22%) IBM
12 5 (1.22%) JD Edwards
12 5 (1.22%) Talend
12 5 (1.22%) Teradata
13 4 (0.97%) NetApp
13 4 (0.97%) Symantec