Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 444 405 359
Rank change year-on-year -39 -46 -106
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 496 1,094 1,509
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.77% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.12% 2.73% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 452 975 1,332
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.15% +2.72%
10th Percentile £34,300 £33,900 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% -

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 23,433 40,002 52,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.90% 28.01% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19,013 32,595 43,117
Median annual salary £54,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 4 June 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 4 June 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 -65 445 £48,000 +1.05% 25
UK excluding London +17 315 £47,500 +9.20% 23
London -54 173 £57,500 +4.55% 3
North of England +46 85 £50,000 +17.65% 6
South East +5 68 £42,500 -7.61% 9
North West +58 56 £50,000 +17.65% 3
East of England +99 53 £40,000 - 3
Midlands +8 37 £47,500 +9.20% 2
South West +87 29 £40,750 -22.38% 2
Yorkshire +50 27 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Scotland +54 22 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Midlands +35 18 £47,500 +22.58%
East Midlands -3 18 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Wales +12 17 £42,928 +22.65%
Work from Home +48 15 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Isle of Man - 4 £47,500 -
North East +3 2 £36,500 +3.55%

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 496 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 318 (64.11%) SQL
3 314 (63.31%) Microsoft
4 254 (51.21%) Azure
5 219 (44.15%) .NET
6 216 (43.55%) C#
7 187 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
8 179 (36.09%) Windows
9 162 (32.66%) Finance
10 138 (27.82%) JavaScript
11 136 (27.42%) MVC
12 135 (27.22%) SQL Server 2016
13 132 (26.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 131 (26.41%) ASP.NET
15 130 (26.21%) .NET Framework
16 129 (26.01%) T-SQL
17 108 (21.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 106 (21.37%) Scrum
19 105 (21.17%) CSS
20 103 (20.77%) SQL Server 2008
21 102 (20.56%) HTML
22 97 (19.56%) Windows Server
23 93 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
24 88 (17.74%) ITIL
25 87 (17.54%) Git (software)
26 84 (16.94%) PowerShell
26 84 (16.94%) Office 365
27 83 (16.73%) Active Directory
28 82 (16.53%) REST
29 81 (16.33%) Problem-Solving

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 80 (16.13%) IIS
2 60 (12.10%) SharePoint
3 43 (8.67%) MS Exchange
4 37 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (5.44%) Tomcat
6 25 (5.04%) EPiServer
7 19 (3.83%) Confluence
8 17 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (2.82%) WebSphere
10 13 (2.62%) CMS
11 12 (2.42%) Drupal
12 10 (2.02%) Apache
13 6 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.21%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.60%) SAS
15 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 50 (10.08%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) SPSS
5 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (2.62%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.60%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 254 (51.21%) Azure
2 84 (16.94%) Office 365
3 60 (12.10%) AWS
4 46 (9.27%) Power Platform
5 19 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (3.83%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (3.02%) CloudBees
6 15 (3.02%) OpenShift
7 12 (2.42%) SaaS
8 10 (2.02%) NuGet
9 8 (1.61%) IaaS
9 8 (1.61%) Logic Apps
10 5 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (1.01%) PaaS
10 5 (1.01%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.81%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.40%) GCP
12 2 (0.40%) npm
12 2 (0.40%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.46%) SAN
2 36 (7.26%) Internet
3 21 (4.23%) VPN
4 19 (3.83%) Firewall
5 14 (2.82%) WAN
6 13 (2.62%) LAN
6 13 (2.62%) Network Security
7 10 (2.02%) DHCP
7 10 (2.02%) DNS
8 8 (1.61%) Extranet
8 8 (1.61%) NAS
9 7 (1.41%) Skype
9 7 (1.41%) VoIP
10 6 (1.21%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.21%) VLAN
11 5 (1.01%) FTP
12 4 (0.81%) HTTP
13 3 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.60%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 135 (27.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 132 (26.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (21.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 103 (20.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 93 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 55 (11.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 47 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (8.67%) Power BI
10 41 (8.27%) Oracle Database
11 33 (6.65%) Relational Database
12 31 (6.25%) SQL Server 2017
13 28 (5.65%) Oracle Database 12c
14 25 (5.04%) MongoDB
15 22 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (4.23%) MySQL
17 15 (3.02%) Azure SQL Database
18 12 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
19 11 (2.22%) RDBMS
20 10 (2.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 87 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 69 (13.91%) Visual Studio
3 66 (13.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (5.85%) JIRA
5 24 (4.84%) Jenkins
6 21 (4.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 19 (3.83%) Selenium
8 18 (3.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (3.23%) NUnit
10 12 (2.42%) SoapUI
11 10 (2.02%) Jasmine
12 8 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
13 5 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.81%) Spinnaker
14 4 (0.81%) Subversion
15 3 (0.60%) Moq
15 3 (0.60%) MSTest
16 2 (0.40%) gulp
16 2 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 162 (32.66%) Finance
2 33 (6.65%) Legal
3 22 (4.44%) Back Office
3 22 (4.44%) Law
4 15 (3.02%) Retail
5 10 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.02%) Publishing
6 8 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.41%) Banking
7 7 (1.41%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.81%) Marketing
10 3 (0.60%) Automotive
10 3 (0.60%) Games
10 3 (0.60%) Local Government
11 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 2 (0.40%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 268 (54.03%) Developer
2 122 (24.60%) .NET Developer
3 99 (19.96%) C# Developer
4 72 (14.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (10.69%) Analyst
6 47 (9.48%) SQL Developer
7 38 (7.66%) DBA
8 37 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (6.85%) Administrator
10 33 (6.65%) Applications Support
10 33 (6.65%) Senior Developer
10 33 (6.65%) Software Developer
11 25 (5.04%) SQL DBA
11 25 (5.04%) Support Analyst
11 25 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
12 24 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 24 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
13 23 (4.64%) Applications Support Analyst
14 21 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (4.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (44.15%) .NET
2 131 (26.41%) ASP.NET
3 130 (26.21%) .NET Framework
4 105 (21.17%) CSS
5 102 (20.56%) HTML
6 82 (16.53%) REST
7 79 (15.93%) XML
8 78 (15.73%) Web Services
9 64 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 61 (12.30%) .NET Core
10 61 (12.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 61 (12.30%) Entity Framework
10 61 (12.30%) jQuery
11 56 (11.29%) AngularJS
12 54 (10.89%) SOAP
13 50 (10.08%) JSON
14 37 (7.46%) WCF
15 35 (7.06%) Ajax
16 30 (6.05%) HTML5
17 29 (5.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.85%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.02%) EMC VNX
6 14 (2.82%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.42%) User Experience
9 11 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.81%) Clustering
11 9 (1.81%) PKI
11 9 (1.81%) Reinsurance
12 8 (1.61%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.61%) Replication
13 4 (0.81%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.81%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 179 (36.09%) Windows
2 97 (19.56%) Windows Server
3 66 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (6.85%) Linux
6 33 (6.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 23 (4.64%) Windows 10
8 11 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.81%) Solaris
9 9 (1.81%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (1.61%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.01%) Unix
11 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.81%) Android
12 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.81%) HPUX
12 4 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.20%) AIX
14 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (27.42%) MVC
3 106 (21.37%) Scrum
4 88 (17.74%) ITIL
5 81 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
6 78 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
7 76 (15.32%) DevOps
8 57 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 53 (10.69%) Performance Tuning
9 53 (10.69%) TDD
10 52 (10.48%) ETL
11 45 (9.07%) Unit Testing
12 44 (8.87%) SDLC
12 44 (8.87%) Test Automation
13 38 (7.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 37 (7.46%) OO
15 36 (7.26%) SOLID
16 32 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (6.05%) Release Management
17 30 (6.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 318 (64.11%) SQL
2 216 (43.55%) C#
3 138 (27.82%) JavaScript
4 129 (26.01%) T-SQL
5 84 (16.94%) PowerShell
6 24 (4.84%) XPath
7 18 (3.63%) TypeScript
7 18 (3.63%) VB.NET
8 15 (3.02%) Java
8 15 (3.02%) PL/SQL
8 15 (3.02%) VB
9 14 (2.82%) Scala
9 14 (2.82%) VB6
10 12 (2.42%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.22%) X++
12 10 (2.02%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.81%) Python
14 7 (1.41%) PHP
14 7 (1.41%) PHP 5
15 6 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (6.65%) Degree
2 26 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (3.83%) MCP
5 15 (3.02%) MCSE
6 12 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.22%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.81%) MCSA
8 9 (1.81%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (1.81%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.41%) CCNA
10 5 (1.01%) CCNP
10 5 (1.01%) CCSP
10 5 (1.01%) CCVP
11 4 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.60%) CCA
12 3 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.60%) MBCS
13 2 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.40%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.44%) GDPR
1 22 (4.44%) SLA
2 16 (3.23%) QA
3 15 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.22%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 83 (16.73%) Active Directory
2 57 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 36 (7.26%) Docker
5 32 (6.45%) XenApp
6 25 (5.04%) XenDesktop
7 23 (4.64%) Terminal Server
8 22 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (4.44%) vSphere
9 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (7.66%) Kubernetes
2 26 (5.24%) SCCM
3 25 (5.04%) SCOM
4 13 (2.62%) Avamar
5 9 (1.81%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (1.61%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.01%) Terraform
9 4 (0.81%) Ansible
9 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.60%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.20%) SCSM
12 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 314 (63.31%) Microsoft
2 77 (15.52%) VMware
3 63 (12.70%) Oracle
4 40 (8.06%) Citrix
5 30 (6.05%) IBM
6 27 (5.44%) HP
7 22 (4.44%) EMC
7 22 (4.44%) Veeam
8 20 (4.03%) AppDynamics
9 18 (3.63%) Cisco
10 17 (3.43%) Tableau
11 9 (1.81%) Telerik
12 8 (1.61%) MuleSoft
12 8 (1.61%) Xamarin
13 7 (1.41%) NetApp
14 6 (1.21%) McAfee
15 5 (1.01%) Dell
15 5 (1.01%) Sonus
15 5 (1.01%) Symantec
16 4 (0.81%) Sybase