Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 390 350 236
Rank change year-on-year -40 -114 -37
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1,169 1,536 2,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.89% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.73% 2.90% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1,358 2,338
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,699 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 42,843 52,894 52,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.64% 30.55% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35,189 43,854 45,270
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -62 1,051 £50,000 +8.70% 150
UK excluding London -75 588 £45,000 +5.88% 118
London +48 543 £57,500 +4.55% 48
North of England -31 155 £44,000 +3.53% 34
South East -81 149 £47,500 +7.95% 27
Midlands -5 107 £45,000 +12.50% 26
North West +11 97 £45,000 +20.00% 21
Scotland +40 74 £47,500 +5.56% 10
East Midlands +49 54 £43,500 +16.00% 17
Yorkshire -21 53 £40,000 -15.79% 12
West Midlands -23 53 £45,000 +9.76% 9
East of England -33 51 £60,000 +33.33% 6
South West -60 39 £52,500 +31.25% 9
Wales +8 15 £42,500 -15.00% 3
North East +7 6 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 1,169 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 849 (72.63%) SQL
3 555 (47.48%) Microsoft
4 496 (42.43%) .NET
5 486 (41.57%) C#
6 464 (39.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 421 (36.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 408 (34.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 377 (32.25%) T-SQL
10 329 (28.14%) Finance
11 316 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
12 302 (25.83%) Microsoft Azure
13 296 (25.32%) Business Intelligence
14 274 (23.44%) SQL Server 2016
15 270 (23.10%) SQL Server 2014
16 267 (22.84%) HTML
17 266 (22.75%) MVC
18 259 (22.16%) ASP.NET
19 252 (21.56%) Windows
20 249 (21.30%) Data Warehouse
21 238 (20.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 232 (19.85%) JavaScript
23 196 (16.77%) CSS
24 193 (16.51%) Degree
25 183 (15.65%) ETL
25 183 (15.65%) WCF
26 180 (15.40%) Team Foundation Server
27 174 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
28 160 (13.69%) Web Services
29 157 (13.43%) .NET Framework

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
1 105 (8.98%) SharePoint
2 80 (6.84%) IIS
3 32 (2.74%) MS Exchange
4 27 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (1.97%) CMS
6 20 (1.71%) Drupal
6 20 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (1.54%) SAS
8 14 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (0.86%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.77%) Apache
12 9 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.60%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.51%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.51%) Moodle
Applications
1 86 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.77%) FastStats
4 6 (0.51%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.26%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.26%) Magento
6 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.086%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.086%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 302 (25.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (4.62%) Office 365
4 52 (4.45%) PaaS
5 25 (2.14%) Dynamics 365
6 18 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (1.37%) SaaS
8 12 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
9 11 (0.94%) Data Lake Analytics
10 10 (0.86%) IaaS
11 8 (0.68%) npm
11 8 (0.68%) Yammer
12 5 (0.43%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.43%) Serverless
12 5 (0.43%) Yarn
13 4 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.34%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.34%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.47%) SAN
2 59 (5.05%) DNS
3 52 (4.45%) DHCP
4 40 (3.42%) Firewall
5 35 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 27 (2.31%) VPN
7 26 (2.22%) LAN
7 26 (2.22%) WAN
8 24 (2.05%) VLAN
9 19 (1.63%) VoIP
10 17 (1.45%) Internet
10 17 (1.45%) SMTP
11 15 (1.28%) HTTP
12 14 (1.20%) FTP
12 14 (1.20%) NAS
12 14 (1.20%) Skype
13 8 (0.68%) SSH
13 8 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.60%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.60%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,169 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 464 (39.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 421 (36.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 408 (34.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 274 (23.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 270 (23.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 249 (21.30%) Data Warehouse
8 238 (20.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 141 (12.06%) Power BI
10 117 (10.01%) Relational Database
11 77 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
12 75 (6.42%) Big Data
13 63 (5.39%) NoSQL
14 54 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 53 (4.53%) MySQL
16 52 (4.45%) Hadoop
17 51 (4.36%) Oracle Database
18 41 (3.51%) MongoDB
19 36 (3.08%) Data Lake
20 34 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 180 (15.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 152 (13.00%) Visual Studio
3 90 (7.70%) Git (software)
4 41 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
5 26 (2.22%) Selenium
6 25 (2.14%) NUnit
7 22 (1.88%) Subversion
8 19 (1.63%) Jenkins
9 18 (1.54%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.45%) JIRA
11 9 (0.77%) MSTest
11 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (0.68%) Bitbucket
12 8 (0.68%) Jasmine
13 7 (0.60%) ER Studio
13 7 (0.60%) gulp
13 7 (0.60%) Protractor
14 6 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (0.51%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 329 (28.14%) Finance
2 77 (6.59%) Banking
3 60 (5.13%) Front Office
4 59 (5.05%) Retail
5 46 (3.93%) Marketing
6 34 (2.91%) Advertising
7 31 (2.65%) Financial Institution
8 29 (2.48%) Back Office
9 28 (2.40%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.63%) Publishing
11 15 (1.28%) Law
11 15 (1.28%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.11%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.94%) Legal
14 10 (0.86%) Automotive
15 6 (0.51%) Billing
16 4 (0.34%) Games
16 4 (0.34%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.26%) Retail Finance
18 2 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 680 (58.17%) Developer
2 219 (18.73%) .NET Developer
3 199 (17.02%) DBA
4 175 (14.97%) SQL DBA
5 169 (14.46%) C# Developer
6 167 (14.29%) SQL Developer
7 159 (13.60%) Senior Developer
8 137 (11.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 108 (9.24%) Administrator
10 102 (8.73%) C# .NET Developer
11 100 (8.55%) Analyst
12 72 (6.16%) SQL Server DBA
13 66 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
13 66 (5.65%) Software Developer
14 47 (4.02%) SQL BI Developer
15 44 (3.76%) SSRS Developer
16 43 (3.68%) Lead Developer
17 41 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
18 40 (3.42%) Data Warehouse Developer
18 40 (3.42%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (42.43%) .NET
2 267 (22.84%) HTML
3 259 (22.16%) ASP.NET
4 196 (16.77%) CSS
5 183 (15.65%) WCF
6 160 (13.69%) Web Services
7 157 (13.43%) .NET Framework
8 151 (12.92%) jQuery
9 126 (10.78%) AngularJS
10 124 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 107 (9.15%) Entity Framework
12 104 (8.90%) XML
13 99 (8.47%) WPF
14 96 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 78 (6.67%) SOAP
16 73 (6.24%) .NET Core
17 69 (5.90%) HTML5
18 66 (5.65%) LINQ
19 64 (5.47%) React
20 58 (4.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 119 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (7.78%) Clustering
3 74 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 60 (5.13%) Replication
5 49 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (3.42%) User Experience
7 32 (2.74%) Reinsurance
8 25 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.05%) Data Centre
10 17 (1.45%) Fintech
10 17 (1.45%) Fixed Income
10 17 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.28%) Equities
12 14 (1.20%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.11%) W3C
14 12 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (0.77%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.68%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 252 (21.56%) Windows
2 149 (12.75%) Windows Server
3 84 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (5.47%) Linux
6 33 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (2.05%) Windows 10
8 17 (1.45%) CentOS
9 16 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.03%) Unix
10 12 (1.03%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.86%) Android
12 9 (0.77%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.60%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.60%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.51%) Solaris
16 5 (0.43%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (25.32%) Business Intelligence
3 266 (22.75%) MVC
4 183 (15.65%) ETL
5 174 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
6 156 (13.34%) Scrum
7 131 (11.21%) Test Automation
8 123 (10.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 122 (10.44%) Performance Tuning
10 118 (10.09%) Data Modelling
11 101 (8.64%) High Availability
12 97 (8.30%) ITIL
13 91 (7.78%) TDD
14 87 (7.44%) OO
15 85 (7.27%) Asset Management
16 81 (6.93%) SDLC
17 74 (6.33%) Migration
18 72 (6.16%) Visualisation
19 67 (5.73%) SOA
20 63 (5.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 849 (72.63%) SQL
2 486 (41.57%) C#
3 377 (32.25%) T-SQL
4 232 (19.85%) JavaScript
5 128 (10.95%) PowerShell
6 59 (5.05%) VB.NET
7 43 (3.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 42 (3.59%) VBA
9 39 (3.34%) PL/SQL
10 35 (2.99%) Java
11 32 (2.74%) VB
12 29 (2.48%) Python
13 23 (1.97%) TypeScript
14 17 (1.45%) C
15 15 (1.28%) C++
16 10 (0.86%) R
17 6 (0.51%) PHP
18 5 (0.43%) ANSI SQL
18 5 (0.43%) ES6
18 5 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 193 (16.51%) Degree
2 111 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (4.62%) MCSE
4 22 (1.88%) MCSA
5 19 (1.63%) MCITP
5 19 (1.63%) MCP
6 18 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.54%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 16 (1.37%) CCNA
8 16 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.03%) MCT
10 6 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.51%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.51%) MCDBA
11 5 (0.43%) CCNP
12 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.086%) ISEB
13 1 (0.086%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.11%) QA
2 43 (3.68%) SLA
3 32 (2.74%) GDPR
4 28 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (2.14%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.68%) PMO
8 5 (0.43%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.086%) HL7
10 1 (0.086%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 49 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.14%) XenApp
5 22 (1.88%) vSphere
6 15 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 12 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (0.94%) Docker
10 7 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (0.34%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.086%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.086%) HDFS
14 1 (0.086%) vCloud
14 1 (0.086%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (2.57%) SCCM
2 27 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
3 19 (1.63%) Failover Clustering
4 18 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 15 (1.28%) Automic
6 14 (1.20%) SCOM
7 11 (0.94%) Ansible
8 9 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (0.68%) XenMobile
10 7 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.60%) Nagios
11 6 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.51%) Puppet
11 6 (0.51%) Terraform
12 5 (0.43%) WSUS
13 4 (0.34%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.34%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.34%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 555 (47.48%) Microsoft
2 132 (11.29%) Oracle
3 74 (6.33%) VMware
4 73 (6.24%) Tableau
5 42 (3.59%) Telerik
6 38 (3.25%) Xamarin
7 35 (2.99%) Cisco
7 35 (2.99%) Citrix
8 32 (2.74%) Red Hat
9 29 (2.48%) Cadence
10 27 (2.31%) Veeam
11 25 (2.14%) Google
12 24 (2.05%) HP
13 19 (1.63%) Adobe
14 17 (1.45%) Axosoft
14 17 (1.45%) Teradata
15 15 (1.28%) EMC
16 14 (1.20%) Dell
17 13 (1.11%) IBM
17 13 (1.11%) ServiceNow