Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 439 440 335
Rank change year-on-year +1 -105 -38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 262 901 1,634
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.66% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.84% 2.41% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 273 818 1,474
Median annual salary £53,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.63% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,350 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -

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 14,202 37,317 48,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.42% 27.23% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11,980 30,752 39,647
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 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 -5 226 £53,000 +11.58% 30
UK excluding London +81 181 £48,500 +7.78% 24
London +21 69 £58,500 -2.50% 7
Midlands +53 64 £55,000 +22.22% 14
North of England +99 57 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Work from Home +21 51 £55,000 +22.22% 6
East Midlands +46 48 £55,000 +22.22% 12
North West +92 37 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South East +63 20 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire +98 17 £47,500 +5.56%
West Midlands +82 16 £48,500 +7.78% 2
Wales +52 15 £35,000 -
South West +114 9 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Scotland +87 9 £55,000 +15.79% 1
East of England +122 7 £47,500 +11.76% 3
North East +13 3 £45,000 +4.81%

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 262 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 180 (68.70%) SQL
3 177 (67.56%) Microsoft
4 129 (49.24%) Azure
5 121 (46.18%) .NET
6 120 (45.80%) T-SQL
7 119 (45.42%) C#
8 111 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (40.46%) HTML
10 105 (40.08%) CSS
11 99 (37.79%) JavaScript
12 87 (33.21%) Windows
12 87 (33.21%) Git (software)
13 83 (31.68%) MVC
14 81 (30.92%) ASP.NET
15 75 (28.63%) Finance
15 75 (28.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 73 (27.86%) Oracle
16 73 (27.86%) Team Foundation Server
17 68 (25.95%) ASP.NET Web API
18 64 (24.43%) DevOps
19 63 (24.05%) AngularJS
20 61 (23.28%) jQuery
21 54 (20.61%) HTML5
22 51 (19.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 50 (19.08%) Scrum
24 46 (17.56%) SharePoint
25 45 (17.18%) CSS3
25 45 (17.18%) REST
26 43 (16.41%) Web Development

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 46 (17.56%) SharePoint
2 42 (16.03%) IIS
3 24 (9.16%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (5.73%) Confluence
5 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (4.20%) MS Exchange
7 10 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (2.67%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.29%) Apache
9 6 (2.29%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.53%) Drupal
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Fuse
10 4 (1.53%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.15%) nginx
12 2 (0.76%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (10.31%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.73%) Siebel CRM
2 10 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 129 (49.24%) Azure
2 19 (7.25%) Power Platform
3 14 (5.34%) npm
4 13 (4.96%) AWS
5 12 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (4.20%) Office 365
7 8 (3.05%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (2.67%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (2.67%) CloudBees
8 7 (2.67%) Lucidchart
8 7 (2.67%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.53%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.15%) Basecamp
10 3 (1.15%) DigitalOcean
10 3 (1.15%) GitHub
10 3 (1.15%) Mailgun
10 3 (1.15%) Sage Pay
11 2 (0.76%) SaaS
12 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.73%) Internet
2 12 (4.58%) Firewall
3 8 (3.05%) Skype
4 7 (2.67%) DHCP
4 7 (2.67%) DNS
4 7 (2.67%) Network Security
4 7 (2.67%) Unified Communications
4 7 (2.67%) VoIP
5 6 (2.29%) VPN
6 4 (1.53%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.15%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.15%) SAN
7 3 (1.15%) SSL
8 2 (0.76%) WAN
8 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.38%) BGP
9 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.38%) MPLS
9 1 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (28.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (19.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (15.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 38 (14.50%) MongoDB
6 31 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (9.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 23 (8.78%) SQL Server 2017
9 19 (7.25%) Oracle Database
9 19 (7.25%) Power BI
10 14 (5.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 14 (5.34%) Cosmos DB
10 14 (5.34%) NoSQL
10 14 (5.34%) Siebel EIM
11 13 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (4.96%) Relational Database
11 13 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (4.58%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (3.44%) Redis
14 8 (3.05%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 87 (33.21%) Git (software)
2 73 (27.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (10.31%) JIRA
3 27 (10.31%) Selenium
4 21 (8.02%) SpecFlow
5 18 (6.87%) Jenkins
5 18 (6.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 17 (6.49%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (5.34%) gulp
7 14 (5.34%) jspm
7 14 (5.34%) Visual Studio
8 11 (4.20%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (3.44%) NUnit
9 9 (3.44%) TeamCity
10 8 (3.05%) Moq
10 8 (3.05%) MSTest
11 7 (2.67%) Postman
12 6 (2.29%) Grunt
12 6 (2.29%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (2.29%) Subversion
General
1 75 (28.63%) Finance
2 12 (4.58%) Legal
2 12 (4.58%) Retail
3 10 (3.82%) Banking
4 9 (3.44%) Marketing
5 6 (2.29%) Advertising
6 5 (1.91%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.91%) Military
7 4 (1.53%) Automotive
7 4 (1.53%) Publishing
8 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 145 (55.34%) Developer
2 51 (19.47%) Senior Developer
3 40 (15.27%) .NET Developer
4 39 (14.89%) Analyst
5 34 (12.98%) Web Developer
6 31 (11.83%) C# Developer
7 29 (11.07%) Senior Web Developer
8 25 (9.54%) SQL Developer
9 21 (8.02%) Applications Support
10 20 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (6.49%) DBA
12 14 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (4.96%) Applications Support Analyst
13 13 (4.96%) Support Analyst
14 12 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (4.58%) SharePoint Developer
14 12 (4.58%) Software Developer
14 12 (4.58%) SQL DBA
15 10 (3.82%) Senior Test Analyst
15 10 (3.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (46.18%) .NET
2 106 (40.46%) HTML
3 105 (40.08%) CSS
4 81 (30.92%) ASP.NET
5 68 (25.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 63 (24.05%) AngularJS
7 61 (23.28%) jQuery
8 54 (20.61%) HTML5
9 45 (17.18%) CSS3
9 45 (17.18%) REST
10 41 (15.65%) React
11 37 (14.12%) WCF
12 34 (12.98%) ASP.NET Core
13 32 (12.21%) .NET Framework
14 30 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (11.07%) Web Services
16 28 (10.69%) Entity Framework
17 27 (10.31%) React Native
18 26 (9.92%) Ajax
19 24 (9.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (11.07%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.44%) Clustering
4 8 (3.05%) Replication
5 6 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.29%) PKI
6 5 (1.91%) User Experience
7 4 (1.53%) FMCG
8 3 (1.15%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.15%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.15%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.76%) NHS
10 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 87 (33.21%) Windows
2 39 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 30 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (6.11%) Linux
5 14 (5.34%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (2.67%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.91%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.15%) HPUX
8 3 (1.15%) Solaris
8 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.15%) Unix
8 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (31.68%) MVC
3 64 (24.43%) DevOps
4 50 (19.08%) Scrum
5 43 (16.41%) Web Development
6 42 (16.03%) Microservices
7 41 (15.65%) BDD
8 35 (13.36%) Release Management
9 33 (12.60%) ITIL
10 30 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (11.07%) SOLID
12 26 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (9.16%) Personalization
13 24 (9.16%) Test Automation
14 22 (8.40%) Data Integration
15 19 (7.25%) SDLC
16 18 (6.87%) Change Management
16 18 (6.87%) CRM
16 18 (6.87%) Migration
16 18 (6.87%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 180 (68.70%) SQL
2 120 (45.80%) T-SQL
3 119 (45.42%) C#
4 99 (37.79%) JavaScript
5 38 (14.50%) PL/SQL
6 34 (12.98%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.44%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.91%) PHP
10 4 (1.53%) Python
10 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.15%) Java
11 3 (1.15%) PHP 7
11 3 (1.15%) VB
11 3 (1.15%) VBScript
12 2 (0.76%) R
12 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.76%) VB6
13 1 (0.38%) XAML
13 1 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (8.78%) MCP
2 15 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.34%) CCNA
3 14 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.34%) Degree
4 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 7 (2.67%) SSCP
4 7 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.29%) MCSA
5 6 (2.29%) MCSE
5 6 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.91%) MCITP
7 4 (1.53%) SC 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
9 2 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.40%) GDPR
2 17 (6.49%) QA
3 7 (2.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (5.73%) Active Directory
1 15 (5.73%) Hyper-V
2 14 (5.34%) Docker
3 10 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.15%) vSphere
5 3 (1.15%) XenApp
5 3 (1.15%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.38%) Firmware
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.05%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.67%) MIIS
2 7 (2.67%) SCCM
2 7 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (2.67%) Terraform
3 6 (2.29%) WSUS
4 5 (1.91%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.53%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.15%) Ansible
6 3 (1.15%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.15%) Puppet
7 2 (0.76%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.38%) Simpana
Vendors
1 177 (67.56%) Microsoft
2 73 (27.86%) Oracle
3 23 (8.78%) VMware
4 15 (5.73%) Siebel
5 14 (5.34%) Cisco
6 8 (3.05%) IBM
7 7 (2.67%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.67%) HP
8 4 (1.53%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.53%) Telerik
8 4 (1.53%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.15%) Brocade
9 3 (1.15%) Citrix
9 3 (1.15%) Dell
9 3 (1.15%) Juniper
9 3 (1.15%) McAfee
9 3 (1.15%) NetApp
9 3 (1.15%) SAP
9 3 (1.15%) Veeam
10 1 (0.38%) iManage