Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 443 415 345
Rank change year-on-year -28 -70 -74
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 369 1,067 1,669
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.75% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.07% 2.73% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 356 971 1,476
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +4.93%
10th Percentile £34,875 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% - +1.18%

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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 17,801 39,057 51,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.38% 27.35% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14,484 32,043 42,016
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2012.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 8 August 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
England -40 320 £50,000 +5.26% 21
UK excluding London +65 265 £47,500 +10.47% 19
London -60 94 £60,000 +4.35% 3
North of England +75 88 £50,000 +17.65% 6
North West +84 58 £50,500 +18.82% 3
South East +69 50 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Midlands +30 39 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Work from Home +72 36 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England +93 33 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands +27 26 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Yorkshire +74 25 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Wales +40 20 £40,180 +14.80%
Scotland +87 17 £47,500 - 1
South West +101 16 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Midlands +67 12 £47,500 +11.76% 2
North East +22 5 £45,000 +25.45%
Isle of Man - 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 369 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 254 (68.83%) SQL
3 234 (63.41%) Microsoft
4 186 (50.41%) Azure
5 162 (43.90%) .NET
6 156 (42.28%) C#
7 142 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
8 138 (37.40%) Windows
9 135 (36.59%) T-SQL
10 106 (28.73%) MVC
11 105 (28.46%) JavaScript
11 105 (28.46%) ASP.NET
12 103 (27.91%) Finance
13 100 (27.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 97 (26.29%) HTML
15 95 (25.75%) CSS
16 92 (24.93%) Git (software)
17 84 (22.76%) DevOps
18 78 (21.14%) SQL Server 2016
19 75 (20.33%) .NET Framework
20 72 (19.51%) IIS
21 69 (18.70%) Windows Server
22 68 (18.43%) Scrum
23 66 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
24 64 (17.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 63 (17.07%) ITIL
25 63 (17.07%) PowerShell
26 62 (16.80%) Oracle
27 60 (16.26%) jQuery
28 59 (15.99%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 72 (19.51%) IIS
2 57 (15.45%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.05%) Tomcat
4 23 (6.23%) MS Exchange
5 22 (5.96%) Confluence
5 22 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (4.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (3.52%) WebSphere
10 11 (2.98%) Apache
10 11 (2.98%) EPiServer
11 6 (1.63%) Skype for Business
12 5 (1.36%) Drupal
13 3 (0.81%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.54%) CMS
14 2 (0.54%) SAS
14 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 53 (14.36%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (8.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) SPSS
5 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.81%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 186 (50.41%) Azure
2 53 (14.36%) Office 365
3 33 (8.94%) Power Platform
4 29 (7.86%) AWS
5 24 (6.50%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (3.79%) CloudBees
7 14 (3.79%) OpenShift
8 8 (2.17%) SaaS
9 6 (1.63%) npm
10 5 (1.36%) PowerApps
11 4 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.08%) NuGet
11 4 (1.08%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.81%) Lucidchart
13 2 (0.54%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.54%) Power Automate
14 1 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.86%) Internet
2 18 (4.88%) SAN
3 17 (4.61%) VPN
4 12 (3.25%) Network Security
5 11 (2.98%) Firewall
6 7 (1.90%) Skype
7 5 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (1.36%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.36%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.08%) FTP
8 4 (1.08%) LAN
8 4 (1.08%) NAS
8 4 (1.08%) VoIP
8 4 (1.08%) WAN
9 2 (0.54%) Extranet
10 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (27.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 78 (21.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 64 (17.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (15.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (15.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 43 (11.65%) MongoDB
8 36 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (8.13%) Oracle Database
10 30 (8.13%) Power BI
11 23 (6.23%) SQL Server 2017
12 19 (5.15%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (3.52%) Relational Database
14 12 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (2.71%) NoSQL
16 8 (2.17%) Data Lake
16 8 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 7 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
17 7 (1.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 92 (24.93%) Git (software)
2 66 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 29 (7.86%) JIRA
5 22 (5.96%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (4.34%) Selenium
8 8 (2.17%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (1.90%) NUnit
9 7 (1.90%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.63%) gulp
10 6 (1.63%) jspm
10 6 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.36%) Subversion
11 5 (1.36%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.08%) Grunt
12 4 (1.08%) MSTest
12 4 (1.08%) Spinnaker
General
1 103 (27.91%) Finance
2 21 (5.69%) Legal
3 15 (4.07%) Law
4 11 (2.98%) Retail
5 6 (1.63%) Banking
6 5 (1.36%) Advertising
7 4 (1.08%) Back Office
7 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.08%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.81%) Games
8 3 (0.81%) Local Government
8 3 (0.81%) Military
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 214 (57.99%) Developer
2 71 (19.24%) .NET Developer
3 62 (16.80%) C# Developer
4 55 (14.91%) Analyst
5 45 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 41 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 39 (10.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (10.03%) Applications Support
9 31 (8.40%) Web Developer
10 27 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 25 (6.78%) Senior Web Developer
11 25 (6.78%) Support Analyst
12 24 (6.50%) Applications Support Analyst
13 23 (6.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 23 (6.23%) Software Developer
14 16 (4.34%) Administrator
14 16 (4.34%) SharePoint Developer
15 15 (4.07%) DBA
15 15 (4.07%) Support Engineer
16 14 (3.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (43.90%) .NET
2 105 (28.46%) ASP.NET
3 97 (26.29%) HTML
4 95 (25.75%) CSS
5 75 (20.33%) .NET Framework
6 60 (16.26%) jQuery
7 58 (15.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 54 (14.63%) AngularJS
9 52 (14.09%) REST
10 49 (13.28%) Entity Framework
11 45 (12.20%) HTML5
11 45 (12.20%) Web Services
12 42 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 41 (11.11%) .NET Core
14 39 (10.57%) XML
15 31 (8.40%) Ajax
15 31 (8.40%) JSON
16 30 (8.13%) SOAP
16 30 (8.13%) WCF
17 29 (7.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.23%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.79%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.52%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.71%) PKI
8 9 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.17%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.63%) Clustering
11 5 (1.36%) Reinsurance
12 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.08%) User Experience
13 3 (0.81%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.81%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.81%) Online Games
13 3 (0.81%) Replication
13 3 (0.81%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 138 (37.40%) Windows
2 69 (18.70%) Windows Server
3 58 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (8.94%) Windows Server 2016
5 24 (6.50%) Linux
6 22 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (5.15%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.44%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (2.17%) Solaris
9 8 (2.17%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.90%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.63%) Unix
12 5 (1.36%) HPUX
12 5 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.27%) Android
13 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (28.73%) MVC
3 84 (22.76%) DevOps
4 68 (18.43%) Scrum
5 63 (17.07%) ITIL
6 51 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
7 46 (12.47%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 33 (8.94%) Web Development
9 32 (8.67%) ITIL V3
9 32 (8.67%) Release Management
9 32 (8.67%) Test Automation
10 30 (8.13%) SOLID
11 29 (7.86%) Microservices
11 29 (7.86%) TDD
12 28 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (7.32%) BDD
13 27 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 27 (7.32%) SDLC
14 26 (7.05%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 254 (68.83%) SQL
2 156 (42.28%) C#
3 135 (36.59%) T-SQL
4 105 (28.46%) JavaScript
5 63 (17.07%) PowerShell
6 28 (7.59%) PL/SQL
7 15 (4.07%) Java
8 14 (3.79%) TypeScript
8 14 (3.79%) VB
9 13 (3.52%) Scala
9 13 (3.52%) VB6
10 11 (2.98%) XPath
11 6 (1.63%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (1.36%) Python
12 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.36%) X++
13 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.08%) PHP
13 4 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (8.94%) Degree
2 25 (6.78%) MCP
3 20 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (3.52%) MCSE
6 12 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.98%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.98%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.17%) CCNA
9 7 (1.90%) MCSA
10 5 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (1.08%) CCNP
11 4 (1.08%) CCSP
11 4 (1.08%) CCVP
11 4 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.81%) CCA
12 3 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.81%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.32%) GDPR
2 16 (4.34%) QA
3 13 (3.52%) SLA
4 10 (2.71%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 45 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.21%) Docker
3 31 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (5.69%) Hyper-V
5 20 (5.42%) XenApp
6 16 (4.34%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.25%) Terminal Server
7 12 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.25%) vSphere
8 5 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (8.40%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.34%) SCCM
3 12 (3.25%) SCOM
4 8 (2.17%) Avamar
5 5 (1.36%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.08%) Ansible
6 4 (1.08%) WSUS
7 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 234 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 62 (16.80%) Oracle
3 42 (11.38%) VMware
4 27 (7.32%) IBM
5 25 (6.78%) Citrix
6 17 (4.61%) HP
7 13 (3.52%) Cisco
7 13 (3.52%) Tableau
8 12 (3.25%) Veeam
9 11 (2.98%) EMC
9 11 (2.98%) Telerik
10 9 (2.44%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.63%) Dell
12 5 (1.36%) McAfee
12 5 (1.36%) NetApp
13 4 (1.08%) SAP
13 4 (1.08%) Sonus
14 3 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.81%) JD Edwards
14 3 (0.81%) Northgate