Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 513 465 379
Rank change year-on-year -48 -86 -54
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 260 732 1,254
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.58% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.49% 2.16% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 270 646 1,111
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,661 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,475 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 17,453 33,915 43,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.46% 27.05% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14,619 28,087 35,772
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 16 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 20 January 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
England -49 229 £50,000 +5.26% 29
UK excluding London +12 166 £47,500 +5.56% 25
London +40 84 £57,500 +11.65% 8
Midlands +58 65 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Work from Home -34 50 £53,000 +17.78% 7
North of England +25 44 £45,000 +12.50% 11
East Midlands +43 41 £55,000 +25.00% 3
North West +52 25 £45,000 +20.00% 7
West Midlands +70 24 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +23 17 £37,500 -16.67% 3
South East +36 15 £55,000 +6.80% 2
East of England +99 13 £40,000 -5.88%
Wales +43 13 £33,500 -22.73% 1
South West +46 8 £43,750 -2.78% 5
Scotland +31 8 £55,000 +71.88% 2
North East +16 2 £45,000 -18.18% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 260 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 181 (69.62%) SQL
3 152 (58.46%) Microsoft
4 121 (46.54%) .NET
5 120 (46.15%) C#
6 116 (44.62%) Azure
7 114 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (39.23%) T-SQL
9 98 (37.69%) CSS
10 95 (36.54%) HTML
11 92 (35.38%) JavaScript
12 85 (32.69%) Windows
13 84 (32.31%) MVC
14 73 (28.08%) Finance
15 72 (27.69%) ASP.NET
16 66 (25.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 64 (24.62%) Git (software)
17 64 (24.62%) Team Foundation Server
18 63 (24.23%) ASP.NET Web API
18 63 (24.23%) DevOps
19 58 (22.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 57 (21.92%) AngularJS
21 55 (21.15%) Oracle
22 51 (19.62%) jQuery
22 51 (19.62%) SQL Server 2008
23 50 (19.23%) REST
24 49 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
25 44 (16.92%) Scrum
26 42 (16.15%) BDD
27 39 (15.00%) HTML5

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 32 (12.31%) IIS
2 23 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (6.92%) MS Exchange
4 17 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.92%) Confluence
7 4 (1.54%) Drupal
7 4 (1.54%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.54%) Red Hat Fuse
7 4 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.54%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.54%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.15%) nginx
9 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.77%) Siebel CRM
2 14 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.54%) Bond Adapt
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.38%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 116 (44.62%) Azure
2 28 (10.77%) Power Platform
3 19 (7.31%) npm
4 17 (6.54%) Office 365
5 13 (5.00%) AWS
6 10 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (2.31%) Mimecast
8 5 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (1.92%) Lucidchart
9 4 (1.54%) Serverless
10 3 (1.15%) Azure Functions
10 3 (1.15%) Basecamp
10 3 (1.15%) DigitalOcean
10 3 (1.15%) GitHub
10 3 (1.15%) IaaS
10 3 (1.15%) Mailgun
10 3 (1.15%) Power Automate
10 3 (1.15%) PowerApps
10 3 (1.15%) Sage Pay
11 2 (0.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.54%) Firewall
2 11 (4.23%) VPN
3 10 (3.85%) DHCP
3 10 (3.85%) DNS
4 9 (3.46%) Network Security
4 9 (3.46%) Unified Communications
4 9 (3.46%) VoIP
5 8 (3.08%) iSCSI
6 7 (2.69%) BGP
6 7 (2.69%) MPLS
7 6 (2.31%) Kerberos
7 6 (2.31%) Skype
7 6 (2.31%) SSL
7 6 (2.31%) VLAN
8 5 (1.92%) WAN
9 3 (1.15%) LAN
10 2 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.77%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.77%) SAN
10 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (25.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (22.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (19.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (13.85%) SQL Server 2016
6 29 (11.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 26 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (10.00%) Power BI
7 26 (10.00%) SQL Server 2017
8 25 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (8.85%) MongoDB
10 20 (7.69%) Relational Database
11 15 (5.77%) Cosmos DB
12 14 (5.38%) Siebel EIM
13 12 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (4.62%) Redis
13 12 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (3.85%) NoSQL
14 10 (3.85%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 64 (24.62%) Git (software)
1 64 (24.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (10.38%) Selenium
3 20 (7.69%) gulp
3 20 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 19 (7.31%) jspm
4 19 (7.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 18 (6.92%) Visual Studio Team System
6 17 (6.54%) JIRA
7 16 (6.15%) Moq
7 16 (6.15%) NUnit
8 14 (5.38%) TeamCity
9 13 (5.00%) Visual Studio
10 12 (4.62%) MSTest
11 9 (3.46%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (3.08%) Jenkins
13 7 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (2.31%) Grunt
14 6 (2.31%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (1.92%) Postman
General
1 73 (28.08%) Finance
2 10 (3.85%) Marketing
2 10 (3.85%) Retail
3 8 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.92%) Banking
5 4 (1.54%) Automotive
5 4 (1.54%) Back Office
5 4 (1.54%) Front Office
5 4 (1.54%) Military
5 4 (1.54%) Publishing
6 3 (1.15%) Legal
6 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 140 (53.85%) Developer
2 49 (18.85%) Senior Developer
3 45 (17.31%) .NET Developer
4 35 (13.46%) Analyst
5 32 (12.31%) C# Developer
6 25 (9.62%) DBA
6 25 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 23 (8.85%) SQL Developer
8 21 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (7.69%) SQL DBA
9 20 (7.69%) Web Developer
10 19 (7.31%) Senior Analyst
11 18 (6.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (6.92%) Senior Web Developer
12 13 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
12 13 (5.00%) Test Analyst
13 12 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (4.62%) IT Engineer
13 12 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (4.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (46.54%) .NET
2 98 (37.69%) CSS
3 95 (36.54%) HTML
4 72 (27.69%) ASP.NET
5 63 (24.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 57 (21.92%) AngularJS
7 51 (19.62%) jQuery
8 50 (19.23%) REST
9 39 (15.00%) HTML5
10 37 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (14.23%) CSS3
10 37 (14.23%) React
11 35 (13.46%) WCF
12 34 (13.08%) Web Services
13 27 (10.38%) SOAP
14 26 (10.00%) .NET Framework
14 26 (10.00%) Ajax
15 25 (9.62%) Entity Framework
16 22 (8.46%) ASP.NET Core
17 21 (8.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 16 (6.15%) Replication
4 13 (5.00%) Clustering
5 10 (3.85%) User Experience
6 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.54%) FMCG
7 4 (1.54%) NHS
8 3 (1.15%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.77%) Podcast
9 2 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (32.69%) Windows
2 33 (12.69%) Windows Server
3 22 (8.46%) Linux
4 14 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.31%) AIX
6 6 (2.31%) CentOS
6 6 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (2.31%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.92%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.77%) HPUX
10 2 (0.77%) Solaris
10 2 (0.77%) Unix
10 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (32.31%) MVC
3 63 (24.23%) DevOps
4 49 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (16.92%) Scrum
6 42 (16.15%) BDD
7 34 (13.08%) Microservices
8 31 (11.92%) Web Development
9 28 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (10.77%) SOLID
10 26 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (8.85%) Change Management
11 23 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (8.46%) Test Automation
13 21 (8.08%) Software Engineering
14 20 (7.69%) CRM
15 19 (7.31%) OWASP
15 19 (7.31%) TDD
16 18 (6.92%) SDLC
17 17 (6.54%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 181 (69.62%) SQL
2 120 (46.15%) C#
3 102 (39.23%) T-SQL
4 92 (35.38%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 25 (9.62%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 9 (3.46%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.31%) VB
11 5 (1.92%) VB6
12 4 (1.54%) PHP
13 3 (1.15%) PHP 7
13 3 (1.15%) VBScript
14 2 (0.77%) Python
14 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.38%) ES6
15 1 (0.38%) Ruby
15 1 (0.38%) VBA
15 1 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (7.69%) CCNA
1 20 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (7.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (3.46%) MCP
4 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 9 (3.46%) SSCP
5 6 (2.31%) MCSA
6 5 (1.92%) MCITP
6 5 (1.92%) MCSE
6 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.54%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) HP AIS
8 3 (1.15%) HP ASE
8 3 (1.15%) HP MASE
8 3 (1.15%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.15%) NCIE
8 3 (1.15%) PCI QSA
9 2 (0.77%) Degree
9 2 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.08%) QA
2 8 (3.08%) GDPR
3 5 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.08%) Docker
5 7 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.31%) Firmware
7 5 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.77%) vSphere
8 2 (0.77%) XenApp
8 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.85%) SCCM
1 10 (3.85%) Terraform
2 9 (3.46%) MIIS
2 9 (3.46%) Puppet
2 9 (3.46%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.54%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.15%) Ansible
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.15%) SCOM
6 2 (0.77%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.77%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.77%) WSUS
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.38%) Simpana
7 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 152 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 55 (21.15%) Oracle
3 30 (11.54%) VMware
4 23 (8.85%) Cisco
5 15 (5.77%) Siebel
6 11 (4.23%) HP
7 5 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.92%) Telerik
7 5 (1.92%) Veeam
8 4 (1.54%) IBM
8 4 (1.54%) Lotus
8 4 (1.54%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.54%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.15%) Brocade
9 3 (1.15%) Juniper
9 3 (1.15%) NetApp
10 2 (0.77%) Dell
10 2 (0.77%) Google
10 2 (0.77%) McAfee
10 2 (0.77%) SolarWinds