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

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 191 172
Rank change year-on-year -53 -19  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1145 1835 2067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.76% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.35% 5.69% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 1590 1863
Median salary £45,269 £47,016 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.71% +4.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 26318 32238 33505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.81% 30.88% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22323 27477 28389
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 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 March 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 -63 1029 £47,000 -1.05% 136
London -70 425 £55,000 - 53
South East -12 168 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Yorkshire -29 127 £40,000 - 7
City of London -20 91 £62,250 +24.50% 15
West Yorkshire -55 79 £40,500 +1.25% 6
North West -65 73 £37,500 -11.76% 24
East of England -32 72 £47,500 +5.55% 3
South West +25 63 £40,750 +1.87% 11
Leeds -41 63 £40,500 +1.25% 4
Wales +35 61 £45,269 +6.51% 6
West Midlands +24 61 £43,750 +6.70% 8
Berkshire +44 52 £50,000 +8.10% 10
South Wales +36 50 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Surrey +19 47 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Scotland +44 39 £40,000 -9.09% 7
Manchester -66 35 £35,000 -17.64% 16
East Midlands -9 33 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Cheshire +12 30 £40,000 - 5
North Yorkshire +8 30 £40,000 -11.11%
Birmingham +25 29 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hampshire +18 29 £42,500 +1.19% 3
Essex 0 26 £47,500 -9.52%
Slough +31 23 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Newport +16 22 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire +11 22 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Bristol -10 22 £40,000 - 6
Glasgow +35 21 £42,500 -3.40%
Cardiff +7 18 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Bradford +20 17 £45,000 +5.88% 2

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 2373 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1617 (68.14%) SQL
3 1168 (49.22%) Microsoft
4 1033 (43.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 973 (41.00%) .NET
6 920 (38.77%) C#
7 911 (38.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 882 (37.17%) T-SQL
9 772 (32.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 689 (29.03%) SQL Server 2014
11 686 (28.91%) Windows
12 645 (27.18%) Business Intelligence
13 594 (25.03%) ASP.NET
14 568 (23.94%) MS Excel
15 546 (23.01%) Data Warehouse
15 546 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
16 523 (22.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 493 (20.78%) Finance
18 483 (20.35%) JavaScript
19 469 (19.76%) MVC
20 442 (18.63%) ETL
21 435 (18.33%) Windows Server
22 427 (17.99%) HTML
23 426 (17.95%) Visual Studio
24 409 (17.24%) CSS
25 373 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
26 356 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
27 329 (13.86%) .NET Framework
28 318 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
29 313 (13.19%) SQL Server 2005

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
1 255 (10.75%) SharePoint
2 245 (10.32%) IIS
3 151 (6.36%) MS Exchange
4 102 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 99 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 70 (2.95%) WebSphere
7 68 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 63 (2.65%) Tomcat
9 50 (2.11%) CMS
9 50 (2.11%) Skype for Business
10 42 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 38 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
12 35 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
13 27 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
14 26 (1.10%) Apache
15 25 (1.05%) Umbraco
16 23 (0.97%) SAS
17 15 (0.63%) MQSeries
18 14 (0.59%) OpenStack
18 14 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 568 (23.94%) MS Excel
2 117 (4.93%) MS Office
3 14 (0.59%) InfoPath
4 12 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.29%) InDesign
5 7 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.21%) InVision
6 5 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (0.38%) SAP Business One
5 8 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (0.21%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.13%) Sage 1000
9 3 (0.13%) Sage 50
9 3 (0.13%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.084%) FastStats
10 2 (0.084%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 2 (0.084%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.042%) Bankmaster
11 1 (0.042%) Magento
11 1 (0.042%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 356 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (5.06%) Office 365
3 114 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.52%) SaaS
5 27 (1.14%) GitHub
6 22 (0.93%) IaaS
7 19 (0.80%) PaaS
8 17 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.46%) Data Lake Analytics
10 8 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.21%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.21%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.13%) Google Play
13 3 (0.13%) Yammer
14 2 (0.084%) Sage Pay
15 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 1 (0.042%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 113 (4.76%) DNS
2 102 (4.30%) SAN
3 97 (4.09%) DHCP
4 81 (3.41%) Firewall
5 64 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 57 (2.40%) LAN
7 55 (2.32%) Internet
8 53 (2.23%) VPN
9 50 (2.11%) WAN
10 49 (2.06%) NAS
11 48 (2.02%) VoIP
12 42 (1.77%) Intranet
13 31 (1.31%) VLAN
14 29 (1.22%) HTTP
15 27 (1.14%) Network Security
16 25 (1.05%) Skype
17 17 (0.72%) SMTP
18 16 (0.67%) Wireless
19 14 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
19 14 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2373 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1033 (43.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 911 (38.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 772 (32.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 689 (29.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 546 (23.01%) Data Warehouse
7 523 (22.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 313 (13.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 271 (11.42%) SQL Server 2016
10 185 (7.80%) Relational Database
11 180 (7.59%) Power BI
12 126 (5.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 104 (4.38%) OLAP
14 83 (3.50%) Big Data
15 60 (2.53%) NoSQL
16 54 (2.28%) MongoDB
17 52 (2.19%) RDBMS
18 48 (2.02%) MySQL
19 47 (1.98%) Hadoop
20 46 (1.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 426 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 244 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 111 (4.68%) Git (software)
4 76 (3.20%) NUnit
5 69 (2.91%) TeamCity
6 58 (2.44%) Subversion
7 43 (1.81%) Maven
8 42 (1.77%) Eclipse
9 39 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 35 (1.47%) Selenium
11 34 (1.43%) Moq
12 30 (1.26%) MSTest
13 27 (1.14%) Jenkins
14 26 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 24 (1.01%) SpecFlow
16 21 (0.88%) JIRA
17 20 (0.84%) Jasmine
18 17 (0.72%) Protractor
19 14 (0.59%) ReSharper
20 12 (0.51%) WiX
General
1 493 (20.78%) Finance
2 157 (6.62%) Banking
3 100 (4.21%) Marketing
4 89 (3.75%) Legal
5 88 (3.71%) Retail
6 77 (3.24%) Advertising
7 40 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.56%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.47%) Back Office
11 34 (1.43%) Financial Institution
12 32 (1.35%) Publishing
13 31 (1.31%) Law
14 18 (0.76%) Automotive
15 15 (0.63%) Electronics
16 14 (0.59%) Music Industry
17 10 (0.42%) Games
17 10 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.29%) Military
19 5 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1210 (50.99%) Developer
2 483 (20.35%) SQL Developer
3 455 (19.17%) .NET Developer
4 384 (16.18%) DBA
5 331 (13.95%) SQL DBA
6 325 (13.70%) C# Developer
7 281 (11.84%) Senior Developer
8 259 (10.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 254 (10.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 214 (9.02%) Analyst
11 191 (8.05%) Administrator
12 147 (6.19%) SQL Server DBA
12 147 (6.19%) SQL Server Developer
13 134 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
14 126 (5.31%) SQL BI Developer
15 124 (5.23%) SSIS Developer
16 109 (4.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 101 (4.26%) Senior SQL Developer
18 98 (4.13%) Senior .NET Developer
19 84 (3.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 973 (41.00%) .NET
2 594 (25.03%) ASP.NET
3 427 (17.99%) HTML
4 409 (17.24%) CSS
5 329 (13.86%) .NET Framework
6 292 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 262 (11.04%) jQuery
8 241 (10.16%) Web Services
9 240 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 217 (9.14%) AngularJS
11 173 (7.29%) Ajax
12 171 (7.21%) XML
13 169 (7.12%) WCF
14 131 (5.52%) HTML5
15 124 (5.23%) Entity Framework
16 106 (4.47%) MDX
17 105 (4.42%) SOAP
18 98 (4.13%) REST
19 80 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 71 (2.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 173 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (7.08%) Clustering
3 159 (6.70%) Replication
4 124 (5.23%) Computer Science
5 58 (2.44%) User Experience
6 57 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 53 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 48 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (1.73%) N-Tier
10 40 (1.69%) Fintech
11 37 (1.56%) Mainframe
12 30 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 25 (1.05%) Derivative
14 22 (0.93%) iPad
15 20 (0.84%) Driving Licence
16 19 (0.80%) Mobile App
16 19 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 18 (0.76%) NHS
18 17 (0.72%) Fat Client
18 17 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 686 (28.91%) Windows
2 435 (18.33%) Windows Server
3 373 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 318 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (4.13%) Linux
6 59 (2.49%) Windows 7
7 56 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (2.15%) Unix
9 34 (1.43%) Windows 8
10 28 (1.18%) Windows 10
11 24 (1.01%) Windows XP
12 17 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 15 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.59%) Android
15 12 (0.51%) AIX
16 10 (0.42%) HPUX
17 9 (0.38%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 5 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
19 5 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (27.18%) Business Intelligence
2 546 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
3 469 (19.76%) MVC
4 442 (18.63%) ETL
5 247 (10.41%) Scrum
6 233 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
7 201 (8.47%) TDD
8 196 (8.26%) Unit Testing
9 191 (8.05%) Migration
10 165 (6.95%) High Availability
11 161 (6.78%) ITIL
12 153 (6.45%) SDLC
13 150 (6.32%) Software Engineering
14 138 (5.82%) Data Modelling
15 129 (5.44%) Mentoring
16 126 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
17 118 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
18 112 (4.72%) Web Development
19 104 (4.38%) Analytics
20 102 (4.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1617 (68.14%) SQL
2 920 (38.77%) C#
3 882 (37.17%) T-SQL
4 483 (20.35%) JavaScript
5 262 (11.04%) PowerShell
6 151 (6.36%) VB.NET
7 95 (4.00%) Java
8 79 (3.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 70 (2.95%) VBA
10 43 (1.81%) VBScript
11 42 (1.77%) VB
12 29 (1.22%) R
13 27 (1.14%) Python
14 24 (1.01%) TypeScript
15 23 (0.97%) Shell Script
16 22 (0.93%) C++
17 21 (0.88%) PHP
18 16 (0.67%) Objective-C
19 13 (0.55%) C
20 11 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 265 (11.17%) Degree
2 216 (9.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 90 (3.79%) MCSE
4 79 (3.33%) MCSA
5 39 (1.64%) MCITP
6 28 (1.18%) MCP
7 25 (1.05%) MCTS
8 22 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (0.84%) Security Cleared
11 19 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (0.63%) ISEB
13 14 (0.59%) CCNP
13 14 (0.59%) SC Cleared
14 12 (0.51%) CCNA
15 11 (0.46%) ISTQB
16 8 (0.34%) CCVP
17 7 (0.29%) DV Cleared
17 7 (0.29%) HND
18 6 (0.25%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.58%) QA
2 67 (2.82%) SLA
3 51 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 21 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.17%) PMO
9 3 (0.13%) IFRS
9 3 (0.13%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.13%) MiFID
10 2 (0.084%) ISO 14000
11 1 (0.042%) COBIT
11 1 (0.042%) DICOM
11 1 (0.042%) HL7
11 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 270 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 138 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (4.47%) Hyper-V
4 68 (2.87%) XenApp
5 66 (2.78%) vSphere
6 45 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (1.56%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.72%) XenServer
10 14 (0.59%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.42%) Terminal Services
11 10 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.38%) Docker
13 8 (0.34%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.25%) Firmware
16 5 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
18 2 (0.084%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 83 (3.50%) SCCM
2 41 (1.73%) SCOM
3 30 (1.26%) WSUS
4 28 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
5 22 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
6 20 (0.84%) Backup Exec
7 15 (0.63%) Control-M
7 15 (0.63%) Nagios
8 10 (0.42%) Puppet
9 9 (0.38%) Perfmon
10 8 (0.34%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.29%) DameWare
12 6 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.17%) Data Guard
14 4 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 3 (0.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1168 (49.22%) Microsoft
2 205 (8.64%) VMware
3 175 (7.37%) Oracle
4 123 (5.18%) Tableau
5 104 (4.38%) IBM
6 103 (4.34%) Citrix
7 73 (3.08%) Cisco
8 44 (1.85%) HP
9 43 (1.81%) SAP
10 36 (1.52%) NetApp
11 33 (1.39%) Sitecore
12 32 (1.35%) Cognos
13 30 (1.26%) Sybase
14 22 (0.93%) Facebook
15 21 (0.88%) Telerik
16 20 (0.84%) Red Hat
17 19 (0.80%) EMC
17 19 (0.80%) SolarWinds
18 17 (0.72%) CommVault
18 17 (0.72%) Veeam
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits + Flexi
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k basic
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 and boastful benefits!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ruislip, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits, Med
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago