Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 610 487 416
Rank change year-on-year -123 -71 -66
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 242 651 1,077
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 2.13% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 200 561 920
10th Percentile £32,858 £34,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £39,125 £40,000 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%
75th Percentile £60,000 £59,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,475 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21,785 30,573 42,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.40% 26.93% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17,600 25,217 35,073
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +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 12 April 2021.

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 12 April 2021. 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 -126 222 £50,000 +4.17% 49
UK excluding London -102 134 £45,000 - 32
London -20 93 £55,000 +4.76% 16
Midlands +23 42 £47,500 - 10
Work from Home -88 40 £46,000 +2.22% 9
North of England -19 36 £45,000 -6.25% 7
East of England +34 26 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands +17 24 £55,000 +13.99% 4
West Midlands +27 18 £40,000 -15.79% 6
North West -4 18 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire -6 18 £35,000 -30.00% 2
South East +2 14 £55,000 +15.79% 5
South West -26 8 £40,000 -3.61% 7
Wales +13 7 £33,500 -21.96%
Scotland -12 1 £57,500 +21.05%

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, 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.

1 242 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 167 (69.01%) SQL
3 124 (51.24%) Microsoft
4 113 (46.69%) C#
4 113 (46.69%) .NET
5 107 (44.21%) Azure
6 84 (34.71%) T-SQL
6 84 (34.71%) Windows
7 81 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (30.17%) Business Intelligence
9 68 (28.10%) DevOps
10 66 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 59 (24.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 59 (24.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 58 (23.97%) ASP.NET
13 57 (23.55%) CSS
13 57 (23.55%) MVC
13 57 (23.55%) Finance
14 55 (22.73%) HTML
15 47 (19.42%) Git (software)
16 46 (19.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 46 (19.01%) JavaScript
17 41 (16.94%) Windows Server
17 41 (16.94%) Power Platform
18 40 (16.53%) IIS
19 39 (16.12%) SQL Server 2016
19 39 (16.12%) ASP.NET Web API
20 38 (15.70%) QA
20 38 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
21 35 (14.46%) AngularJS

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 40 (16.53%) IIS
2 15 (6.20%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.37%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.89%) Confluence
6 6 (2.48%) nginx
7 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.65%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.65%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.24%) Apache
10 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (7.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.65%) Bond Adapt
4 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.83%) Relativity
6 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 107 (44.21%) Azure
2 41 (16.94%) Power Platform
3 35 (14.46%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (10.74%) AWS
5 21 (8.68%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (3.31%) SaaS
7 7 (2.89%) Lucidchart
8 6 (2.48%) GitHub
8 6 (2.48%) npm
9 5 (2.07%) Basecamp
9 5 (2.07%) DigitalOcean
9 5 (2.07%) Logic Apps
9 5 (2.07%) Mailgun
9 5 (2.07%) Mimecast
9 5 (2.07%) Sage Pay
9 5 (2.07%) Serverless
10 4 (1.65%) Azure Functions
10 4 (1.65%) Power Automate
10 4 (1.65%) PowerApps
11 3 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.72%) Firewall
2 8 (3.31%) SSL
3 7 (2.89%) BGP
3 7 (2.89%) DHCP
3 7 (2.89%) DNS
3 7 (2.89%) MPLS
3 7 (2.89%) VPN
4 6 (2.48%) Kerberos
5 5 (2.07%) iSCSI
5 5 (2.07%) Network Security
5 5 (2.07%) VLAN
6 4 (1.65%) Skype
6 4 (1.65%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.65%) VoIP
7 3 (1.24%) LAN
7 3 (1.24%) WAN
8 2 (0.83%) Intranet
9 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (24.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (24.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (19.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 39 (16.12%) SQL Server 2016
6 33 (13.64%) Power BI
7 32 (13.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 31 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (9.50%) SQL Server 2017
10 22 (9.09%) Relational Database
11 21 (8.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (8.26%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (7.44%) MongoDB
14 11 (4.55%) NoSQL
14 11 (4.55%) SQL Server 2019
15 10 (4.13%) Cosmos DB
15 10 (4.13%) RDBMS
16 8 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (3.31%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 47 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (11.57%) Visual Studio
4 21 (8.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (6.20%) JIRA
5 15 (6.20%) TeamCity
6 14 (5.79%) Selenium
6 14 (5.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 14 (5.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (5.37%) Jenkins
7 13 (5.37%) SpecFlow
8 11 (4.55%) NUnit
9 10 (4.13%) Moq
10 7 (2.89%) gulp
10 7 (2.89%) Postman
11 6 (2.48%) jspm
11 6 (2.48%) MSTest
12 5 (2.07%) Subversion
13 3 (1.24%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.41%) Mocha
General
1 57 (23.55%) Finance
2 17 (7.02%) Retail
3 10 (4.13%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.72%) Marketing
5 6 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.07%) Back Office
6 5 (2.07%) French Language
6 5 (2.07%) Law
7 4 (1.65%) Front Office
8 3 (1.24%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 129 (53.31%) Developer
2 44 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 36 (14.88%) SQL Developer
4 33 (13.64%) Analyst
4 33 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 31 (12.81%) C# Developer
6 25 (10.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 24 (9.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (7.02%) DBA
9 16 (6.61%) Azure Developer
10 15 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (6.20%) SQL DBA
11 14 (5.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 13 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (5.37%) Software Engineer
13 12 (4.96%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (4.13%) Angular Developer
14 10 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (4.13%) Senior .NET Developer
14 10 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (46.69%) .NET
2 58 (23.97%) ASP.NET
3 57 (23.55%) CSS
4 55 (22.73%) HTML
5 39 (16.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (14.46%) AngularJS
7 32 (13.22%) Web Services
8 27 (11.16%) jQuery
9 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (9.09%) React
10 22 (9.09%) REST
11 19 (7.85%) XML
12 18 (7.44%) WCF
13 16 (6.61%) .NET Framework
13 16 (6.61%) Entity Framework
13 16 (6.61%) RESTful
14 14 (5.79%) .NET Core
14 14 (5.79%) SOAP
15 13 (5.37%) ASP.NET Core
15 13 (5.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.37%) Clustering
2 13 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.96%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.31%) Replication
5 7 (2.89%) User Experience
6 6 (2.48%) NHS
7 5 (2.07%) FMCG
7 5 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.65%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.65%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.83%) AS400
9 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.41%) Contactless
10 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 84 (34.71%) Windows
2 41 (16.94%) Windows Server
3 26 (10.74%) Linux
4 16 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.79%) AIX
5 14 (5.79%) CentOS
5 14 (5.79%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (4.13%) Windows 10
6 10 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.07%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.07%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (30.17%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (28.10%) DevOps
4 57 (23.55%) MVC
5 38 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (11.57%) ETL
7 25 (10.33%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (9.92%) Migration
9 23 (9.50%) OOP
9 23 (9.50%) Software Engineering
10 22 (9.09%) Scrum
10 22 (9.09%) Web Development
11 21 (8.68%) E-Commerce
12 20 (8.26%) Analytics
12 20 (8.26%) BDD
12 20 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (7.85%) Unit Testing
14 17 (7.02%) Decision-Making
14 17 (7.02%) Project Delivery
15 16 (6.61%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (69.01%) SQL
2 113 (46.69%) C#
3 84 (34.71%) T-SQL
4 46 (19.01%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.85%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.79%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 8 (3.31%) Python
8 5 (2.07%) PHP
8 5 (2.07%) PHP 7
8 5 (2.07%) VB
9 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.65%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.65%) VB6
9 4 (1.65%) VBA
10 3 (1.24%) X++
11 2 (0.83%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.41%) ES6
12 1 (0.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (4.96%) CCNA
1 12 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (4.13%) Degree
3 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.65%) MCP
7 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.65%) SSCP
8 3 (1.24%) PCI QSA
9 2 (0.83%) CISM
9 2 (0.83%) CISSP
10 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.70%) QA
2 12 (4.96%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.13%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.83%) GDPR
7 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (11.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.79%) Docker
4 8 (3.31%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.89%) vSphere
6 6 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.07%) Firmware
8 3 (1.24%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.41%) Ceph
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (5.79%) Puppet
2 12 (4.96%) SCCM
3 9 (3.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (3.72%) Terraform
4 6 (2.48%) Ansible
4 6 (2.48%) Grafana
5 5 (2.07%) SCOM
6 3 (1.24%) MIIS
6 3 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.41%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 124 (51.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.98%) VMware
3 16 (6.61%) Oracle
4 12 (4.96%) Cisco
5 10 (4.13%) Citrix
6 7 (2.89%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.48%) IBM
7 6 (2.48%) Xamarin
8 5 (2.07%) HP
8 5 (2.07%) Telerik
9 4 (1.65%) Lotus
10 3 (1.24%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.24%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.24%) Veeam
11 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.83%) Google
11 2 (0.83%) Qualys
12 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.41%) Sage
12 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com