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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 220 173
Rank change year-on-year -47 -47  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1099 1514 2093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.54% 1.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.02% 5.16% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1352 1882
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,243 £31,250 £31,025
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 27359 29314 36301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.76% 29.89% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53088 57092 72399
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 11 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -54 1025 £47,500 +5.55% 109
UK excluding London -45 619 £42,500 - 81
London -51 462 £57,500 +9.52% 33
North of England -43 190 £41,000 +1.23% 29
South East -41 140 £45,000 - 15
East of England -18 104 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Midlands -43 82 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Scotland +24 46 £40,500 -7.95% 3
South West -7 45 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Wales -5 14 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Northern Ireland -4 1 £30,000 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2244 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1548 (68.98%) SQL
3 1157 (51.56%) Microsoft
4 1045 (46.57%) .NET
5 975 (43.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 965 (43.00%) C#
7 838 (37.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 776 (34.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 762 (33.96%) T-SQL
10 668 (29.77%) ASP.NET
11 661 (29.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 626 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
13 621 (27.67%) Windows
14 590 (26.29%) Business Intelligence
15 577 (25.71%) Finance
16 552 (24.60%) MVC
17 509 (22.68%) JavaScript
17 509 (22.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 490 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
19 455 (20.28%) CSS
20 453 (20.19%) Visual Studio
21 436 (19.43%) HTML
22 431 (19.21%) ETL
23 396 (17.65%) .NET Framework
24 385 (17.16%) Microsoft Azure
25 354 (15.78%) ASP.NET MVC
26 348 (15.51%) Windows Server
27 335 (14.93%) jQuery
28 323 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
29 302 (13.46%) 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
1 258 (11.50%) IIS
2 219 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 128 (5.70%) MS Exchange
4 81 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 72 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 64 (2.85%) Tomcat
7 59 (2.63%) CMS
8 58 (2.58%) WebSphere
9 57 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 56 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 48 (2.14%) Skype for Business
12 39 (1.74%) Apache
13 34 (1.52%) Umbraco
14 31 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
15 29 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
15 29 (1.29%) EPiServer
16 25 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
17 23 (1.02%) SAS
18 14 (0.62%) Drupal
18 14 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 145 (6.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 50 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 23 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (0.22%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.22%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.13%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.089%) Infor CRM
9 2 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.089%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.045%) assyst
10 1 (0.045%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.045%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 1 (0.045%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.045%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.045%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 385 (17.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (5.08%) Office 365
4 43 (1.92%) SaaS
5 34 (1.52%) IaaS
6 21 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.80%) GitHub
8 17 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
9 16 (0.71%) PaaS
10 14 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.40%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.13%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.13%) Sage Pay
14 2 (0.089%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.089%) Data Lake Analytics
14 2 (0.089%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.045%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 137 (6.11%) DNS
2 121 (5.39%) DHCP
3 93 (4.14%) SAN
4 89 (3.97%) Firewall
5 78 (3.48%) TCP/IP
6 58 (2.58%) LAN
6 58 (2.58%) VPN
7 56 (2.50%) Intranet
8 55 (2.45%) WAN
9 42 (1.87%) Internet
10 41 (1.83%) NAS
11 38 (1.69%) VLAN
12 35 (1.56%) Skype
13 32 (1.43%) Network Security
14 31 (1.38%) HTTP
15 30 (1.34%) VoIP
16 27 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
18 20 (0.89%) MPLS
18 20 (0.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2244 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 975 (43.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 838 (37.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 776 (34.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 661 (29.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 509 (22.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 490 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
8 291 (12.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 271 (12.08%) SQL Server 2016
10 173 (7.71%) Power BI
11 141 (6.28%) Relational Database
12 107 (4.77%) NoSQL
13 100 (4.46%) OLAP
14 87 (3.88%) MongoDB
15 84 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 60 (2.67%) Big Data
17 56 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
17 56 (2.50%) RDBMS
18 55 (2.45%) Hadoop
19 52 (2.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 453 (20.19%) Visual Studio
2 291 (12.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 153 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 92 (4.10%) NUnit
5 88 (3.92%) Subversion
6 82 (3.65%) TeamCity
7 57 (2.54%) MSTest
8 56 (2.50%) JIRA
9 54 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 50 (2.23%) Maven
11 45 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
12 44 (1.96%) Eclipse
13 31 (1.38%) Jasmine
14 29 (1.29%) SpecFlow
15 28 (1.25%) NuGet
16 24 (1.07%) Selenium
17 23 (1.02%) Protractor
18 22 (0.98%) Moq
19 18 (0.80%) MSI
19 18 (0.80%) WiX
General
1 577 (25.71%) Finance
2 182 (8.11%) Banking
3 134 (5.97%) Marketing
4 100 (4.46%) Retail
5 83 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 73 (3.25%) Legal
7 58 (2.58%) Manufacturing
8 56 (2.50%) Advertising
9 47 (2.09%) Telecoms
10 40 (1.78%) Financial Institution
11 37 (1.65%) Front Office
12 34 (1.52%) Back Office
13 33 (1.47%) Law
14 23 (1.02%) Electronics
14 23 (1.02%) Publishing
15 17 (0.76%) Automotive
16 7 (0.31%) Games
17 6 (0.27%) Music Industry
18 5 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
19 1 (0.045%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1236 (55.08%) Developer
2 520 (23.17%) .NET Developer
3 424 (18.89%) SQL Developer
4 387 (17.25%) C# Developer
5 327 (14.57%) DBA
6 293 (13.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 281 (12.52%) SQL DBA
8 269 (11.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 264 (11.76%) Senior Developer
10 186 (8.29%) Analyst
11 182 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 180 (8.02%) Administrator
13 147 (6.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 143 (6.37%) SSIS Developer
15 131 (5.84%) SQL BI Developer
16 129 (5.75%) SQL Server Developer
17 123 (5.48%) SQL Server DBA
18 108 (4.81%) Senior .NET Developer
19 93 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 85 (3.79%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1045 (46.57%) .NET
2 668 (29.77%) ASP.NET
3 455 (20.28%) CSS
4 436 (19.43%) HTML
5 396 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 354 (15.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 335 (14.93%) jQuery
8 302 (13.46%) AngularJS
9 249 (11.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 242 (10.78%) Web Services
11 227 (10.12%) XML
12 205 (9.14%) Entity Framework
13 202 (9.00%) Ajax
14 200 (8.91%) WCF
15 109 (4.86%) HTML5
15 109 (4.86%) MDX
16 88 (3.92%) REST
16 88 (3.92%) WPF
17 87 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 86 (3.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 147 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (6.11%) Replication
3 120 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 107 (4.77%) Clustering
5 92 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
6 72 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 59 (2.63%) User Experience
8 46 (2.05%) N-Tier
9 45 (2.01%) Data Centre
10 43 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
11 41 (1.83%) Fintech
12 36 (1.60%) Mainframe
13 33 (1.47%) Derivative
14 29 (1.29%) Client/Server
15 23 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 23 (1.02%) FMCG
16 19 (0.85%) Equities
17 17 (0.76%) Industrial Internet of Things
17 17 (0.76%) Internet of Things
17 17 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 621 (27.67%) Windows
2 348 (15.51%) Windows Server
3 323 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 289 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 137 (6.11%) Linux
6 62 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 41 (1.83%) Windows 10
9 36 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 32 (1.43%) Unix
10 32 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 27 (1.20%) Android
12 23 (1.02%) Windows XP
13 19 (0.85%) AIX
13 19 (0.85%) Mac OS
14 18 (0.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 8 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.18%) CentOS
18 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
2 590 (26.29%) Business Intelligence
3 552 (24.60%) MVC
4 431 (19.21%) ETL
5 278 (12.39%) Scrum
6 261 (11.63%) TDD
7 242 (10.78%) Unit Testing
8 241 (10.74%) Performance Tuning
9 209 (9.31%) Migration
10 165 (7.35%) High Availability
11 162 (7.22%) Mentoring
12 158 (7.04%) Test Automation
13 149 (6.64%) ITIL
13 149 (6.64%) Software Engineering
14 147 (6.55%) Web Development
15 142 (6.33%) SDLC
16 135 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
17 123 (5.48%) OO
18 119 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
19 116 (5.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1548 (68.98%) SQL
2 965 (43.00%) C#
3 762 (33.96%) T-SQL
4 509 (22.68%) JavaScript
5 246 (10.96%) PowerShell
6 155 (6.91%) VB.NET
7 102 (4.55%) Java
8 71 (3.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 62 (2.76%) VBA
10 58 (2.58%) C
11 45 (2.01%) C++
12 38 (1.69%) Objective-C
12 38 (1.69%) TypeScript
12 38 (1.69%) VBScript
13 35 (1.56%) VB
14 34 (1.52%) PHP
15 23 (1.02%) R
16 20 (0.89%) Shell Script
17 19 (0.85%) XAML
18 17 (0.76%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 234 (10.43%) Degree
2 214 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (3.52%) MCSE
4 69 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 67 (2.99%) MCSA
6 59 (2.63%) MCITP
7 40 (1.78%) MCP
8 34 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (1.52%) MCTS
8 34 (1.52%) Security Cleared
9 23 (1.02%) CCNA
10 21 (0.94%) Master's Degree
11 20 (0.89%) SC Cleared
12 19 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (0.71%) CCNP
14 15 (0.67%) HND
15 14 (0.62%) ISEB
16 13 (0.58%) GNVQ
17 12 (0.53%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.25%) QA
2 54 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (2.09%) SLA
4 39 (1.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 25 (1.11%) Data Quality
5 25 (1.11%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.80%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 12 (0.53%) GDPR
9 3 (0.13%) COBIT
9 3 (0.13%) IFRS
9 3 (0.13%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.13%) MiFID
9 3 (0.13%) PMO
10 1 (0.045%) ISO 14000
10 1 (0.045%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 271 (12.08%) Active Directory
2 131 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 72 (3.21%) XenApp
5 64 (2.85%) vSphere
6 48 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 26 (1.16%) XenServer
8 23 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (0.98%) Docker
10 15 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
11 14 (0.62%) KVM
11 14 (0.62%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.45%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.089%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 59 (2.63%) SCCM
2 38 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
3 33 (1.47%) WSUS
4 30 (1.34%) SCOM
5 25 (1.11%) Backup Exec
5 25 (1.11%) Perfmon
6 20 (0.89%) DameWare
7 18 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
8 17 (0.76%) Kubernetes
9 12 (0.53%) Control-M
9 12 (0.53%) Data Guard
9 12 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (0.53%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.36%) Nagios
12 6 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1157 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 189 (8.42%) VMware
3 182 (8.11%) Oracle
4 97 (4.32%) IBM
5 91 (4.06%) Tableau
6 83 (3.70%) Citrix
7 68 (3.03%) Cisco
8 58 (2.58%) SAP
9 48 (2.14%) Cognos
9 48 (2.14%) Google
10 37 (1.65%) HP
11 33 (1.47%) NetApp
12 31 (1.38%) Xamarin
13 30 (1.34%) Telerik
14 23 (1.02%) EMC
15 21 (0.94%) Atlassian
15 21 (0.94%) McAfee
15 21 (0.94%) Sybase
16 20 (0.89%) Sitecore
17 19 (0.85%) Veeam
Bolton, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Resource Group
Salary: £55,000-£65,000 + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Radstock, Avon
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £33000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago