Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 220 177
Rank change year-on-year -57 -43 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2154 3163 4088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.60% 1.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.98% 5.32% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1848 2850 3692
UK median annual salary £45,269 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.60% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,975 £67,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 54094 59421 69023
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.73% 30.01% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 45031 50734 58228
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 -63 1992 £47,500 +5.56% 103
UK excluding London -48 1277 £43,000 +1.18% 74
London -78 844 £55,000 +4.76% 37
North of England -59 381 £41,000 -3.53% 33
South East -40 294 £45,000 - 13
North West -47 184 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Yorkshire -42 182 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Midlands -41 176 £45,000 +5.88% 10
East of England -44 163 £47,500 +5.56% 4
South West +18 130 £42,000 +10.53% 6
West Midlands -13 111 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Scotland +51 81 £40,000 -9.09% 5
East Midlands -35 65 £44,500 -1.11% 4
Wales +27 55 £45,269 +13.17% 4
North East +2 15 £38,959 -3.80%
Northern Ireland -18 3 £30,000 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 2154 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1504 (69.82%) SQL
3 1117 (51.86%) Microsoft
4 1009 (46.84%) .NET
5 961 (44.61%) C#
6 936 (43.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 826 (38.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 764 (35.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 702 (32.59%) T-SQL
10 678 (31.48%) ASP.NET
11 644 (29.90%) SQL Server 2014
12 639 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
13 585 (27.16%) Finance
14 565 (26.23%) Windows
15 557 (25.86%) MVC
16 550 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
17 503 (23.35%) JavaScript
18 477 (22.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 462 (21.45%) HTML
20 455 (21.12%) CSS
21 437 (20.29%) Visual Studio
22 436 (20.24%) Data Warehouse
23 406 (18.85%) ETL
24 375 (17.41%) .NET Framework
25 357 (16.57%) jQuery
26 354 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
27 346 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC
28 323 (15.00%) AngularJS
29 300 (13.93%) Team Foundation Server
30 293 (13.60%) Windows Server

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
1 243 (11.28%) IIS
2 184 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 132 (6.13%) MS Exchange
4 71 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 67 (3.11%) Tomcat
6 64 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 53 (2.46%) CMS
8 50 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 50 (2.32%) WebSphere
9 48 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 39 (1.81%) Apache
11 35 (1.62%) Skype for Business
12 31 (1.44%) Umbraco
13 29 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
13 29 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
14 25 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (1.16%) EPiServer
15 20 (0.93%) SAS
16 19 (0.88%) Drupal
17 11 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 130 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 62 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 27 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.23%) assyst
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.093%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.046%) Cognos Controller
9 1 (0.046%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 1 (0.046%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.046%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.046%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.046%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.046%) Unica
9 1 (0.046%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 354 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (4.50%) Office 365
4 50 (2.32%) SaaS
5 41 (1.90%) IaaS
6 24 (1.11%) GitHub
7 20 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
9 16 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (0.65%) PaaS
11 10 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (0.37%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.14%) Sage Pay
16 2 (0.093%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.093%) Azure Data Factory
16 2 (0.093%) BlueKai
16 2 (0.093%) Data Lake Analytics
16 2 (0.093%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 117 (5.43%) DNS
2 101 (4.69%) DHCP
3 96 (4.46%) Firewall
4 82 (3.81%) SAN
5 72 (3.34%) TCP/IP
6 55 (2.55%) VPN
7 54 (2.51%) Intranet
8 52 (2.41%) LAN
8 52 (2.41%) WAN
9 38 (1.76%) VLAN
10 37 (1.72%) Internet
11 34 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (1.53%) HTTP
13 30 (1.39%) Skype
14 29 (1.35%) Network Security
15 21 (0.97%) NAS
15 21 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
16 20 (0.93%) MPLS
17 18 (0.84%) VoIP
18 17 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2154 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 936 (43.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 826 (38.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 764 (35.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 644 (29.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 477 (22.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 436 (20.24%) Data Warehouse
8 271 (12.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 270 (12.53%) SQL Server 2016
10 164 (7.61%) Relational Database
11 161 (7.47%) Power BI
12 110 (5.11%) NoSQL
13 84 (3.90%) OLAP
14 83 (3.85%) MongoDB
15 81 (3.76%) RDBMS
16 64 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 62 (2.88%) MySQL
18 58 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
19 57 (2.65%) QlikView
20 56 (2.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 437 (20.29%) Visual Studio
2 300 (13.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 152 (7.06%) Git (software)
4 88 (4.09%) Subversion
5 84 (3.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 73 (3.39%) NUnit
7 66 (3.06%) TeamCity
8 57 (2.65%) JIRA
8 57 (2.65%) MSTest
9 56 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
10 49 (2.27%) Maven
11 45 (2.09%) Eclipse
12 30 (1.39%) Jasmine
13 27 (1.25%) Moq
14 23 (1.07%) NuGet
15 22 (1.02%) SpecFlow
16 21 (0.97%) Protractor
17 20 (0.93%) GoogleTest
18 17 (0.79%) Selenium
19 16 (0.74%) WiX
General
1 585 (27.16%) Finance
2 156 (7.24%) Banking
3 143 (6.64%) Marketing
4 107 (4.97%) Retail
5 88 (4.09%) Investment Banking
6 74 (3.44%) Manufacturing
7 56 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 51 (2.37%) Legal
9 49 (2.27%) Front Office
10 44 (2.04%) Advertising
11 40 (1.86%) Financial Institution
12 35 (1.62%) Electronics
13 25 (1.16%) Law
14 23 (1.07%) Back Office
15 18 (0.84%) Publishing
16 14 (0.65%) Automotive
16 14 (0.65%) Games
17 7 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.093%) Multimedia
19 1 (0.046%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1229 (57.06%) Developer
2 516 (23.96%) .NET Developer
3 404 (18.76%) SQL Developer
4 402 (18.66%) C# Developer
5 316 (14.67%) DBA
6 301 (13.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 275 (12.77%) SQL DBA
8 249 (11.56%) Senior Developer
9 243 (11.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 189 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 188 (8.73%) Administrator
12 184 (8.54%) Analyst
13 161 (7.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 148 (6.87%) SSIS Developer
15 131 (6.08%) SQL BI Developer
16 124 (5.76%) SQL Server Developer
17 121 (5.62%) SQL Server DBA
18 118 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
19 112 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 92 (4.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1009 (46.84%) .NET
2 678 (31.48%) ASP.NET
3 462 (21.45%) HTML
4 455 (21.12%) CSS
5 375 (17.41%) .NET Framework
6 357 (16.57%) jQuery
7 346 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 323 (15.00%) AngularJS
9 235 (10.91%) Web Services
10 234 (10.86%) XML
11 231 (10.72%) ASP.NET Web API
12 224 (10.40%) WCF
13 218 (10.12%) Entity Framework
14 200 (9.29%) Ajax
15 126 (5.85%) HTML5
16 100 (4.64%) RESTful
17 94 (4.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 90 (4.18%) MDX
18 90 (4.18%) SOAP
19 88 (4.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 141 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (5.71%) Replication
3 118 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 103 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
5 79 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 78 (3.62%) Clustering
7 69 (3.20%) User Experience
8 50 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (1.90%) N-Tier
10 36 (1.67%) Mainframe
11 35 (1.62%) Data Centre
12 32 (1.49%) FMCG
13 31 (1.44%) Data Structures
13 31 (1.44%) Derivative
14 29 (1.35%) Equities
15 25 (1.16%) Fintech
15 25 (1.16%) Mobile App
16 24 (1.11%) Fixed Income
17 23 (1.07%) Client/Server
18 21 (0.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 565 (26.23%) Windows
2 293 (13.60%) Windows Server
3 263 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 244 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 135 (6.27%) Linux
6 60 (2.79%) Windows 10
6 60 (2.79%) Windows 7
7 55 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (1.95%) Windows 8
9 41 (1.90%) Apple iOS
10 32 (1.49%) Android
10 32 (1.49%) Unix
11 19 (0.88%) Mac OS
12 17 (0.79%) AIX
12 17 (0.79%) Windows XP
13 16 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 12 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.093%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 639 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 557 (25.86%) MVC
3 550 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
4 406 (18.85%) ETL
5 262 (12.16%) Scrum
6 255 (11.84%) TDD
7 244 (11.33%) Unit Testing
8 241 (11.19%) Performance Tuning
9 190 (8.82%) Migration
10 186 (8.64%) High Availability
11 176 (8.17%) Web Development
12 163 (7.57%) ITIL
13 158 (7.34%) Test Automation
14 157 (7.29%) Software Engineering
15 149 (6.92%) SDLC
16 146 (6.78%) Mentoring
17 134 (6.22%) OO
18 131 (6.08%) CRM
19 128 (5.94%) Data Modelling
20 120 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1504 (69.82%) SQL
2 961 (44.61%) C#
3 702 (32.59%) T-SQL
4 503 (23.35%) JavaScript
5 225 (10.45%) PowerShell
6 123 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 98 (4.55%) Java
8 66 (3.06%) C
9 54 (2.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 52 (2.41%) TypeScript
11 50 (2.32%) C++
11 50 (2.32%) VBA
12 35 (1.62%) Objective-C
12 35 (1.62%) PHP
13 33 (1.53%) VB
14 30 (1.39%) PL/SQL
14 30 (1.39%) VBScript
15 21 (0.97%) Perl
15 21 (0.97%) R
16 18 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 242 (11.23%) Degree
2 223 (10.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (3.81%) MCSE
4 71 (3.30%) MCITP
5 65 (3.02%) MCSA
6 55 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 47 (2.18%) Security Cleared
8 38 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (1.67%) MCTS
10 30 (1.39%) CCNA
11 27 (1.25%) MCP
12 24 (1.11%) SC Cleared
13 21 (0.97%) Master's Degree
14 20 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.84%) CCNP
16 16 (0.74%) HND
17 15 (0.70%) OCP
17 15 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
18 12 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 11 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.57%) QA
2 47 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (2.00%) SLA
4 36 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 29 (1.35%) Data Quality
6 27 (1.25%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.84%) GDPR
8 15 (0.70%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.14%) COBIT
11 2 (0.093%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.046%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.046%) MiFID
12 1 (0.046%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.046%) PMO
12 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 260 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 121 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 56 (2.60%) XenApp
5 49 (2.27%) vSphere
6 42 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 35 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (1.07%) XenServer
9 22 (1.02%) Docker
10 17 (0.79%) Terminal Services
10 17 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
10 17 (0.79%) XenDesktop
11 16 (0.74%) KVM
12 6 (0.28%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.28%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.19%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 50 (2.32%) SCCM
2 42 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
3 29 (1.35%) WSUS
4 28 (1.30%) Perfmon
4 28 (1.30%) SCOM
5 25 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 18 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
7 17 (0.79%) DameWare
7 17 (0.79%) Kubernetes
8 16 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (0.70%) Data Guard
10 14 (0.65%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.32%) Control-M
13 7 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.32%) Nagios
13 7 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1117 (51.86%) Microsoft
2 180 (8.36%) Oracle
3 171 (7.94%) VMware
4 85 (3.95%) Tableau
5 83 (3.85%) IBM
6 73 (3.39%) Cisco
7 69 (3.20%) Citrix
8 66 (3.06%) SAP
9 53 (2.46%) Cognos
10 47 (2.18%) Google
11 38 (1.76%) HP
12 33 (1.53%) Telerik
13 32 (1.49%) Xamarin
14 29 (1.35%) Sybase
15 27 (1.25%) McAfee
15 27 (1.25%) NetApp
16 24 (1.11%) Atlassian
17 22 (1.02%) EMC
18 20 (0.93%) RedGate
19 18 (0.84%) Veeam