Period
to 8 December 2019

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 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 467 331 312
Rank change year-on-year -136 -19 -100
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 798 1,501 1,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.94% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.24% 3.27% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 689 1,254 1,688
UK median annual salary £48,600 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.80% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,750 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +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 35,679 45,842 54,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.85% 28.85% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 29,467 37,707 44,809
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 15 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 December 2019. 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 -115 720 £50,000 - 129
UK excluding London -68 447 £45,000 - 91
London -123 297 £55,000 -4.35% 45
South East +3 149 £50,500 +6.32% 19
North of England -19 116 £40,000 - 22
Midlands -3 106 £47,500 +9.20% 20
East Midlands +37 75 £47,500 +10.47% 8
North West 0 71 £37,500 -16.67% 10
Yorkshire -7 38 £45,000 +20.00% 9
West Midlands -28 31 £47,500 +7.95% 12
South West -14 30 £52,500 +23.53% 12
East of England -2 21 £42,500 -15.84% 11
Wales -10 15 £39,500 -7.06% 2
Scotland -63 10 £47,500 - 5
North East +17 7 £50,000 +26.58% 3

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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.

1 798 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 510 (63.91%) SQL
3 474 (59.40%) Microsoft
4 336 (42.11%) C#
5 328 (41.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 313 (39.22%) .NET
7 296 (37.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 284 (35.59%) Azure
9 273 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 267 (33.46%) SQL Server 2016
11 251 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
12 250 (31.33%) T-SQL
13 241 (30.20%) Business Intelligence
14 209 (26.19%) ASP.NET
15 194 (24.31%) JavaScript
16 193 (24.19%) Windows
17 192 (24.06%) Finance
18 184 (23.06%) MVC
19 172 (21.55%) SQL Server 2014
20 166 (20.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 159 (19.92%) CSS
22 157 (19.67%) HTML
23 136 (17.04%) Scrum
24 132 (16.54%) Web Services
25 130 (16.29%) AWS
26 123 (15.41%) Performance Tuning
27 121 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
28 118 (14.79%) DevOps
28 118 (14.79%) .NET Framework
29 116 (14.54%) PowerShell

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 63 (7.89%) IIS
2 52 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 43 (5.39%) Tomcat
4 41 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (4.26%) EPiServer
6 31 (3.88%) CMS
7 30 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (3.26%) SharePoint
9 22 (2.76%) JBoss
10 18 (2.26%) Drupal
11 11 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.13%) Confluence
12 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.75%) SAS
15 4 (0.50%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.50%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.38%) Apache
16 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
17 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.63%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (3.88%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.75%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.50%) FastStats
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 284 (35.59%) Azure
2 130 (16.29%) AWS
3 105 (13.16%) Power Platform
4 80 (10.03%) Office 365
5 29 (3.63%) SaaS
6 17 (2.13%) OpenShift
7 16 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.88%) GCP
8 15 (1.88%) IaaS
9 14 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (1.75%) PaaS
10 11 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
11 7 (0.88%) NuGet
11 7 (0.88%) WhatsApp
12 4 (0.50%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.50%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.38%) Lucidchart
14 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.52%) DNS
2 51 (6.39%) Firewall
3 48 (6.02%) DHCP
4 44 (5.51%) SAN
5 42 (5.26%) Internet
6 39 (4.89%) TCP/IP
7 16 (2.01%) NAS
8 12 (1.50%) VoIP
9 11 (1.38%) VPN
10 10 (1.25%) iSCSI
11 9 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (1.13%) SMTP
12 8 (1.00%) LAN
12 8 (1.00%) Network Security
12 8 (1.00%) SSL
12 8 (1.00%) Wireless
13 7 (0.88%) WAN
14 4 (0.50%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.50%) HTTP
14 4 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 798 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 328 (41.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 296 (37.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 273 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 267 (33.46%) SQL Server 2016
6 172 (21.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 166 (20.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 108 (13.53%) Data Warehouse
9 101 (12.66%) Power BI
10 81 (10.15%) Relational Database
11 70 (8.77%) MySQL
12 54 (6.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 44 (5.51%) RDBMS
13 44 (5.51%) SQL Server 2017
14 33 (4.14%) Azure SQL Database
15 27 (3.38%) OLAP
15 27 (3.38%) Oracle Database
16 23 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (2.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 22 (2.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 94 (11.78%) Visual Studio
2 88 (11.03%) Git (software)
2 88 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (7.64%) Visual Studio Team System
4 39 (4.89%) Selenium
5 31 (3.88%) JIRA
6 25 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 19 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.63%) SpecFlow
9 12 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (1.13%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.00%) NUnit
11 8 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.75%) Subversion
14 5 (0.63%) Postman
14 5 (0.63%) Terragrunt
15 4 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (0.50%) PowerBuilder
General
1 192 (24.06%) Finance
2 78 (9.77%) Retail
3 39 (4.89%) Manufacturing
4 24 (3.01%) Law
5 23 (2.88%) Public Sector
6 21 (2.63%) Legal
7 19 (2.38%) Marketing
8 16 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.63%) Automotive
9 13 (1.63%) Electronics
10 8 (1.00%) Advertising
11 7 (0.88%) Billing
11 7 (0.88%) Front Office
12 6 (0.75%) Back Office
12 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.50%) Banking
13 4 (0.50%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.38%) Games
15 2 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 396 (49.62%) Developer
2 140 (17.54%) DBA
3 110 (13.78%) SQL DBA
4 108 (13.53%) C# Developer
5 105 (13.16%) .NET Developer
6 99 (12.41%) SQL Developer
7 97 (12.16%) Administrator
8 81 (10.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 68 (8.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 61 (7.64%) Software Developer
11 56 (7.02%) Senior Developer
12 50 (6.27%) Support Engineer
13 46 (5.76%) Lead Developer
14 39 (4.89%) Analyst
15 38 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
16 37 (4.64%) Senior DBA
17 32 (4.01%) ASP.NET Developer
17 32 (4.01%) Web Developer
18 31 (3.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 28 (3.51%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (39.22%) .NET
2 209 (26.19%) ASP.NET
3 159 (19.92%) CSS
4 157 (19.67%) HTML
5 132 (16.54%) Web Services
6 118 (14.79%) .NET Framework
7 114 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 104 (13.03%) REST
9 93 (11.65%) jQuery
10 89 (11.15%) WCF
11 87 (10.90%) XML
12 86 (10.78%) SOAP
13 75 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 62 (7.77%) AngularJS
15 58 (7.27%) HTML5
16 56 (7.02%) Entity Framework
17 52 (6.52%) CSS3
18 43 (5.39%) RESTful
19 41 (5.14%) JSON
20 36 (4.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.14%) Replication
3 45 (5.64%) Clustering
4 44 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.76%) Data Centre
7 22 (2.76%) Private Cloud
8 18 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (2.13%) User Experience
10 11 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.38%) Reinsurance
11 9 (1.13%) EPoS
11 9 (1.13%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.00%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.00%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.88%) Robotics
14 6 (0.75%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 193 (24.19%) Windows
2 90 (11.28%) Windows Server
3 89 (11.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (8.15%) Linux
5 63 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (3.63%) Windows 10
7 20 (2.51%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.26%) Unix
9 16 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.50%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.38%) Solaris
13 10 (1.25%) Android
14 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.50%) CentOS
16 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.13%) VMS
17 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (30.20%) Business Intelligence
3 184 (23.06%) MVC
4 136 (17.04%) Scrum
5 123 (15.41%) Performance Tuning
6 121 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
7 118 (14.79%) DevOps
8 105 (13.16%) ETL
9 77 (9.65%) ITIL
10 73 (9.15%) Web Development
11 70 (8.77%) SDLC
12 63 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 63 (7.89%) Mentoring
13 60 (7.52%) Unit Testing
14 58 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
15 52 (6.52%) OO
16 51 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
16 51 (6.39%) Visualisation
17 50 (6.27%) Analytics
18 49 (6.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 510 (63.91%) SQL
2 336 (42.11%) C#
3 250 (31.33%) T-SQL
4 194 (24.31%) JavaScript
5 116 (14.54%) PowerShell
6 58 (7.27%) Python
7 44 (5.51%) Bash Shell
8 41 (5.14%) Java
9 40 (5.01%) VB.NET
10 34 (4.26%) Perl
11 32 (4.01%) XPath
12 28 (3.51%) X++
13 25 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 24 (3.01%) PL/SQL
14 24 (3.01%) Ruby
15 22 (2.76%) VBA
16 16 (2.01%) VBScript
17 15 (1.88%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.75%) TypeScript
19 9 (1.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 87 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (7.27%) Degree
3 44 (5.51%) MCSA
4 39 (4.89%) MCSE
5 29 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
8 11 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.38%) CIW
9 9 (1.13%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.88%) CCNA
10 7 (0.88%) OCA
10 7 (0.88%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.75%) MCSD
12 5 (0.63%) CCNP
12 5 (0.63%) HND
12 5 (0.63%) MCP
12 5 (0.63%) VCP5
13 3 (0.38%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.89%) QA
2 30 (3.76%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.13%) SLA
5 7 (0.88%) COBIT
5 7 (0.88%) GDPR
6 2 (0.25%) NCSC
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.13%) DICOM
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 116 (14.54%) Active Directory
2 71 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.76%) Docker
5 19 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (2.26%) XenApp
7 15 (1.88%) vSphere
8 6 (0.75%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.50%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.13%) Firmware
11 1 (0.13%) LXC
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (3.01%) Ansible
2 22 (2.76%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (2.76%) Puppet
3 13 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (1.13%) SCOM
5 8 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (0.88%) WSUS
7 6 (0.75%) SCCM
7 6 (0.75%) Terraform
8 5 (0.63%) SQL Sentry
9 4 (0.50%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.50%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.25%) Grafana
11 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.25%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 474 (59.40%) Microsoft
2 108 (13.53%) VMware
3 102 (12.78%) Oracle
4 60 (7.52%) Tableau
5 45 (5.64%) Citrix
6 37 (4.64%) Cisco
7 21 (2.63%) Axosoft
7 21 (2.63%) Sun
8 20 (2.51%) HP
8 20 (2.51%) Xamarin
9 16 (2.01%) Google
10 15 (1.88%) SAP
11 13 (1.63%) IBM
12 12 (1.50%) RedGate
12 12 (1.50%) WatchGuard
13 11 (1.38%) Meraki
13 11 (1.38%) Veeam
14 9 (1.13%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.00%) Dell
15 8 (1.00%) Teradata