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

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 212 167
Rank change year-on-year -43 -45  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1147 1594 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.62% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.24% 5.33% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1426 1860
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 27027 29884 34667
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.40% 30.29% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22910 25528 29241
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -50 1036 £46,000 -3.15% 126
London -51 442 £57,500 +7.47% 55
South East -7 149 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Yorkshire -16 104 £42,500 +6.25% 14
North West -22 102 £40,000 - 16
East of England -36 83 £47,500 +5.55% 12
City of London -33 78 £65,000 +26.82% 14
West Yorkshire -19 71 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Manchester -33 59 £37,500 -6.25% 10
West Midlands -8 55 £42,500 -3.40% 4
Leeds -23 55 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South West +2 52 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Berkshire +50 51 £50,000 +16.27% 4
Scotland +50 50 £40,000 -9.09% 5
Wales +21 46 £45,269 +27.51%
Essex +2 41 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands -4 40 £44,500 -1.11% 5
South Wales +24 37 £45,269 +25.74%
Cheshire -3 34 £40,000 - 4
Surrey +2 32 £52,500 - 1
Birmingham +15 30 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Slough +37 28 £57,500 +58.62% 2
Woking +11 22 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -1 21 £42,500 - 6
Glasgow +28 20 £41,500 +56.60%
Bristol -5 20 £40,000 - 5
Hampshire -4 19 £46,250 +39.09% 1
Brentwood +14 18 £58,750 -38.15%
Bradford +11 18 £45,000 +15.38%
Warrington +5 18 £40,000 -15.78% 3

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 2228 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1508 (67.68%) SQL
3 1121 (50.31%) Microsoft
4 987 (44.30%) .NET
5 983 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 907 (40.71%) C#
7 860 (38.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 769 (34.52%) T-SQL
9 751 (33.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 653 (29.31%) SQL Server 2014
11 620 (27.83%) ASP.NET
12 609 (27.33%) Windows
13 587 (26.35%) Business Intelligence
14 560 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
15 553 (24.82%) Finance
16 524 (23.52%) MVC
17 511 (22.94%) Data Warehouse
18 508 (22.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 485 (21.77%) JavaScript
20 429 (19.25%) ETL
21 426 (19.12%) Visual Studio
22 413 (18.54%) CSS
23 389 (17.46%) HTML
24 374 (16.79%) .NET Framework
25 367 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
26 355 (15.93%) Windows Server
27 338 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
28 335 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
29 314 (14.09%) jQuery
30 299 (13.42%) 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
1 251 (11.27%) IIS
2 222 (9.96%) SharePoint
3 124 (5.57%) MS Exchange
4 86 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 76 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 63 (2.83%) CMS
7 61 (2.74%) WebSphere
8 60 (2.69%) Tomcat
9 56 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 53 (2.38%) Skype for Business
11 52 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 39 (1.75%) Umbraco
13 33 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
14 31 (1.39%) Apache
15 30 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
15 30 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
15 30 (1.35%) SAS
16 28 (1.26%) EPiServer
17 16 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
18 15 (0.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 151 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 101 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.13%) InVision
6 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 17 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.31%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
8 5 (0.22%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.13%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.090%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 2 (0.090%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.090%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.045%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.045%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.045%) Pegasus Opera
11 1 (0.045%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 367 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (5.21%) Office 365
3 111 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (1.71%) SaaS
5 27 (1.21%) IaaS
6 21 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.76%) PaaS
8 16 (0.72%) GitHub
9 15 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
10 12 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.22%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.18%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.18%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.13%) Sage Pay
15 2 (0.090%) Data Lake Analytics
15 2 (0.090%) Google Play
15 2 (0.090%) Yammer
16 1 (0.045%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 122 (5.48%) DNS
2 109 (4.89%) DHCP
3 102 (4.58%) SAN
4 74 (3.32%) Firewall
5 65 (2.92%) TCP/IP
6 59 (2.65%) LAN
7 54 (2.42%) WAN
8 52 (2.33%) VPN
9 50 (2.24%) NAS
10 49 (2.20%) Intranet
11 44 (1.97%) Internet
12 40 (1.80%) VoIP
13 37 (1.66%) Network Security
14 33 (1.48%) Skype
15 32 (1.44%) VLAN
16 30 (1.35%) HTTP
17 20 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (0.81%) SMTP
19 17 (0.76%) Ethernet
20 16 (0.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2228 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 983 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 860 (38.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 751 (33.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 653 (29.31%) SQL Server 2014
6 511 (22.94%) Data Warehouse
7 508 (22.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 299 (13.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 263 (11.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 179 (8.03%) Power BI
11 148 (6.64%) Relational Database
12 112 (5.03%) OLAP
13 97 (4.35%) NoSQL
14 87 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 74 (3.32%) MongoDB
16 70 (3.14%) Big Data
17 60 (2.69%) Hadoop
18 56 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
19 55 (2.47%) RDBMS
20 52 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 426 (19.12%) Visual Studio
2 268 (12.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 137 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 85 (3.82%) NUnit
5 72 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 68 (3.05%) Subversion
7 47 (2.11%) MSTest
8 44 (1.97%) Maven
9 43 (1.93%) JIRA
10 42 (1.89%) Eclipse
10 42 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 34 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
12 27 (1.21%) SpecFlow
13 26 (1.17%) Jasmine
13 26 (1.17%) Selenium
14 25 (1.12%) NuGet
15 20 (0.90%) Protractor
16 17 (0.76%) Moq
17 16 (0.72%) WiX
18 15 (0.67%) MSBuild
General
1 553 (24.82%) Finance
2 185 (8.30%) Banking
3 115 (5.16%) Marketing
4 102 (4.58%) Retail
5 88 (3.95%) Legal
6 76 (3.41%) Investment Banking
7 54 (2.42%) Advertising
8 53 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 48 (2.15%) Telecoms
10 38 (1.71%) Financial Institution
11 36 (1.62%) Law
12 32 (1.44%) Back Office
13 26 (1.17%) Publishing
14 21 (0.94%) Electronics
15 20 (0.90%) Front Office
16 17 (0.76%) Automotive
17 10 (0.45%) Music Industry
18 8 (0.36%) Games
19 3 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
19 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1201 (53.90%) Developer
2 490 (21.99%) .NET Developer
3 430 (19.30%) SQL Developer
4 347 (15.57%) C# Developer
5 331 (14.86%) DBA
6 288 (12.93%) SQL DBA
7 272 (12.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 268 (12.03%) Senior Developer
9 264 (11.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 187 (8.39%) Administrator
11 186 (8.35%) Analyst
12 159 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
13 145 (6.51%) SSIS Developer
14 138 (6.19%) SQL Server Developer
15 125 (5.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 125 (5.61%) SQL BI Developer
16 121 (5.43%) SQL Server DBA
17 101 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
18 89 (3.99%) Senior SQL Developer
19 88 (3.95%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 987 (44.30%) .NET
2 620 (27.83%) ASP.NET
3 413 (18.54%) CSS
4 389 (17.46%) HTML
5 374 (16.79%) .NET Framework
6 335 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 314 (14.09%) jQuery
8 266 (11.94%) AngularJS
9 241 (10.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 224 (10.05%) Web Services
11 200 (8.98%) Ajax
12 199 (8.93%) XML
13 185 (8.30%) WCF
14 175 (7.85%) Entity Framework
15 129 (5.79%) MDX
16 103 (4.62%) HTML5
17 85 (3.82%) REST
18 84 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 83 (3.73%) SOAP
20 79 (3.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 142 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (6.06%) Replication
3 125 (5.61%) Clustering
4 104 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 86 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
6 58 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 55 (2.47%) User Experience
8 50 (2.24%) Data Centre
9 47 (2.11%) N-Tier
10 42 (1.89%) Fintech
11 37 (1.66%) Mainframe
12 35 (1.57%) Derivative
13 32 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (1.30%) Client/Server
15 20 (0.90%) Data Structures
15 20 (0.90%) FMCG
16 19 (0.85%) Fat Client
16 19 (0.85%) iPad
16 19 (0.85%) Thin Client
17 15 (0.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 609 (27.33%) Windows
2 355 (15.93%) Windows Server
3 338 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 296 (13.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 120 (5.39%) Linux
6 58 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (2.02%) Windows 7
8 39 (1.75%) Unix
9 33 (1.48%) Apple iOS
10 29 (1.30%) Windows 10
11 25 (1.12%) Android
12 24 (1.08%) Windows 8
13 23 (1.03%) AIX
14 22 (0.99%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.72%) Mac OS
16 15 (0.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 6 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
19 4 (0.18%) CentOS
19 4 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (26.35%) Business Intelligence
2 560 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
3 524 (23.52%) MVC
4 429 (19.25%) ETL
5 248 (11.13%) Scrum
6 232 (10.41%) Performance Tuning
7 230 (10.32%) TDD
8 214 (9.61%) Unit Testing
9 187 (8.39%) Migration
10 162 (7.27%) High Availability
11 146 (6.55%) Software Engineering
12 144 (6.46%) Mentoring
13 143 (6.42%) Test Automation
14 140 (6.28%) ITIL
15 135 (6.06%) SDLC
16 132 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
17 118 (5.30%) Data Modelling
18 117 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
18 117 (5.25%) Web Development
19 104 (4.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1508 (67.68%) SQL
2 907 (40.71%) C#
3 769 (34.52%) T-SQL
4 485 (21.77%) JavaScript
5 235 (10.55%) PowerShell
6 151 (6.78%) VB.NET
7 96 (4.31%) Java
8 82 (3.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 69 (3.10%) VBA
10 39 (1.75%) C
11 38 (1.71%) VBScript
12 37 (1.66%) C++
13 34 (1.53%) Objective-C
14 31 (1.39%) TypeScript
14 31 (1.39%) VB
15 27 (1.21%) PHP
16 21 (0.94%) Shell Script
17 20 (0.90%) R
18 16 (0.72%) Python
18 16 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 219 (9.83%) Degree
2 209 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 85 (3.82%) MCSE
4 75 (3.37%) MCSA
5 51 (2.29%) MCITP
6 38 (1.71%) MCP
7 31 (1.39%) MCTS
8 26 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (1.17%) Security Cleared
9 25 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (0.67%) ISEB
11 15 (0.67%) SC Cleared
12 14 (0.63%) CCNA
12 14 (0.63%) CCNP
13 13 (0.58%) Master's Degree
14 12 (0.54%) HND
15 11 (0.49%) CCVP
15 11 (0.49%) GNVQ
15 11 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.37%) QA
2 55 (2.47%) SLA
3 54 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 21 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.81%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.36%) GDPR
8 4 (0.18%) PMO
9 3 (0.13%) IFRS
9 3 (0.13%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.13%) MiFID
10 2 (0.090%) ISO 14000
11 1 (0.045%) COBIT
11 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 277 (12.43%) Active Directory
2 126 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 75 (3.37%) XenApp
5 67 (3.01%) vSphere
6 50 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (1.48%) XenDesktop
8 23 (1.03%) XenServer
9 18 (0.81%) Docker
10 15 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (0.49%) ISA Server
12 9 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.36%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.31%) KVM
15 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
17 1 (0.045%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 1 (0.045%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 64 (2.87%) SCCM
2 30 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
2 30 (1.35%) SCOM
3 28 (1.26%) WSUS
4 19 (0.85%) Perfmon
5 16 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 16 (0.72%) DameWare
6 15 (0.67%) Control-M
6 15 (0.67%) Kubernetes
7 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (0.45%) Nagios
9 9 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.36%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.27%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.18%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.18%) Puppet
12 4 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1121 (50.31%) Microsoft
2 195 (8.75%) Oracle
3 184 (8.26%) VMware
4 101 (4.53%) Tableau
5 98 (4.40%) IBM
6 92 (4.13%) Citrix
7 64 (2.87%) Cisco
8 54 (2.42%) SAP
9 42 (1.89%) Cognos
10 40 (1.80%) HP
10 40 (1.80%) Telerik
11 38 (1.71%) Google
12 35 (1.57%) NetApp
13 28 (1.26%) Xamarin
14 25 (1.12%) Sitecore
15 23 (1.03%) EMC
16 18 (0.81%) Veeam
17 17 (0.76%) Dell
17 17 (0.76%) SolarWinds
17 17 (0.76%) Sybase
London
Premier IT
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + up to 15% bonuses + excellent bene
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits + Flexi
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits + Flexi
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bathgate, West Lothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 48,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-60K + BENS
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 and boastful benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago