Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 417 317 285
Rank change year-on-year -100 -32 -80
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 987 1,741 2,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 1.05% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.62% 3.52% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1,459 1,862
UK median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,802 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +1.18%

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 37,647 49,485 54,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.06% 29.72% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30,738 40,368 44,486
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 6 months to 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 -88 922 £50,000 - 147
UK excluding London -100 530 £45,000 +2.27% 102
London -74 420 £57,500 -4.17% 48
South East -56 168 £47,500 - 31
North of England -37 143 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Midlands -4 136 £46,000 +15.00% 22
East Midlands +61 91 £47,500 +13.10% 16
North West -19 77 £41,500 +3.75% 20
Yorkshire -5 57 £42,500 +13.33% 10
West Midlands -43 45 £45,000 +9.09% 6
East of England -2 33 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South West -67 22 £48,750 +21.88% 10
Scotland -51 16 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Wales -22 12 £35,000 -17.65% 2
North East +12 9 £42,936 +8.70% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 987 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 695 (70.42%) SQL
3 508 (51.47%) Microsoft
4 468 (47.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 430 (43.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 412 (41.74%) T-SQL
7 361 (36.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 354 (35.87%) C#
9 329 (33.33%) .NET
9 329 (33.33%) Azure
10 326 (33.03%) Business Intelligence
11 307 (31.10%) SQL Server 2016
12 305 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
13 295 (29.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 274 (27.76%) Windows
15 249 (25.23%) Finance
16 208 (21.07%) Data Warehouse
17 199 (20.16%) SQL Server 2014
18 194 (19.66%) ASP.NET
19 188 (19.05%) MVC
20 184 (18.64%) ETL
21 171 (17.33%) AWS
22 167 (16.92%) HTML
22 167 (16.92%) JavaScript
23 160 (16.21%) PowerShell
24 159 (16.11%) Power Platform
25 154 (15.60%) Power BI
26 153 (15.50%) Windows Server
27 152 (15.40%) Scrum
28 147 (14.89%) CSS

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 82 (8.31%) Tomcat
2 77 (7.80%) IIS
3 65 (6.59%) MS Exchange
4 61 (6.18%) SharePoint
5 55 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (4.36%) JBoss
7 39 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 32 (3.24%) CMS
9 29 (2.94%) Apache
9 29 (2.94%) WebLogic
10 20 (2.03%) EPiServer
11 18 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.91%) Confluence
13 9 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.91%) Skype for Business
14 8 (0.81%) Drupal
14 8 (0.81%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.61%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.61%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 72 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.51%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (1.32%) Dynamics GP
4 11 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.71%) Q-Pulse
5 7 (0.71%) Sage CRM
6 6 (0.61%) FastStats
7 4 (0.41%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.20%) Magento
8 2 (0.20%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 329 (33.33%) Azure
2 171 (17.33%) AWS
3 159 (16.11%) Power Platform
4 82 (8.31%) Office 365
5 47 (4.76%) SaaS
6 38 (3.85%) OpenShift
7 16 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.52%) GCP
9 13 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
10 10 (1.01%) NuGet
11 9 (0.91%) OneDrive
11 9 (0.91%) PaaS
12 7 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.71%) WhatsApp
13 6 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.61%) Twilio
14 5 (0.51%) IaaS
14 5 (0.51%) PowerApps
15 3 (0.30%) GitHub
15 3 (0.30%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 87 (8.81%) Firewall
2 72 (7.29%) DNS
3 66 (6.69%) DHCP
4 64 (6.48%) TCP/IP
5 49 (4.96%) SAN
6 38 (3.85%) Internet
7 25 (2.53%) VoIP
8 21 (2.13%) VPN
9 19 (1.93%) WAN
10 18 (1.82%) Network Security
11 17 (1.72%) NAS
12 14 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (1.42%) SMTP
13 13 (1.32%) LAN
14 11 (1.11%) SSL
15 10 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (0.81%) CTI
18 7 (0.71%) MPLS
18 7 (0.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 987 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 468 (47.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 430 (43.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 361 (36.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 307 (31.10%) SQL Server 2016
6 295 (29.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 208 (21.07%) Data Warehouse
8 199 (20.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 154 (15.60%) Power BI
10 121 (12.26%) Relational Database
11 100 (10.13%) MySQL
12 85 (8.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 80 (8.11%) RDBMS
14 62 (6.28%) MongoDB
15 48 (4.86%) SQL Server 2017
16 41 (4.15%) Azure SQL Database
16 41 (4.15%) OLAP
17 31 (3.14%) NoSQL
18 27 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
19 26 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 102 (10.33%) Git (software)
2 97 (9.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 95 (9.63%) Visual Studio
4 50 (5.07%) Visual Studio Team System
5 41 (4.15%) Jenkins
6 39 (3.95%) JIRA
7 27 (2.74%) Selenium
8 24 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 20 (2.03%) SoapUI
10 17 (1.72%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (1.01%) NUnit
12 10 (1.01%) SpecFlow
13 9 (0.91%) git-flow
14 8 (0.81%) PowerBuilder
15 7 (0.71%) Eclipse
16 6 (0.61%) Fiddler
16 6 (0.61%) Maven
16 6 (0.61%) MSTest
16 6 (0.61%) Terragrunt
General
1 249 (25.23%) Finance
2 72 (7.29%) Retail
3 30 (3.04%) Law
4 23 (2.33%) Legal
5 22 (2.23%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.72%) Public Sector
7 16 (1.62%) Marketing
8 13 (1.32%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.22%) Automotive
10 11 (1.11%) Publishing
11 10 (1.01%) Advertising
12 9 (0.91%) Back Office
12 9 (0.91%) Front Office
13 8 (0.81%) Banking
14 7 (0.71%) Billing
15 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.41%) Music Industry
18 3 (0.30%) Electronics
18 3 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 467 (47.32%) Developer
2 195 (19.76%) DBA
3 167 (16.92%) SQL DBA
4 151 (15.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 119 (12.06%) SQL Developer
6 118 (11.96%) .NET Developer
7 105 (10.64%) Analyst
8 101 (10.23%) C# Developer
9 99 (10.03%) Senior Developer
10 83 (8.41%) Administrator
11 75 (7.60%) C# .NET Developer
12 64 (6.48%) SQL Server DBA
13 53 (5.37%) Software Developer
14 45 (4.56%) SQL BI Developer
15 44 (4.46%) Senior DBA
16 37 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
16 37 (3.75%) Support Engineer
17 36 (3.65%) Applications Engineer
17 36 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 36 (3.65%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (33.33%) .NET
2 194 (19.66%) ASP.NET
3 167 (16.92%) HTML
4 147 (14.89%) CSS
5 115 (11.65%) .NET Framework
6 102 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 101 (10.23%) jQuery
8 93 (9.42%) Web Services
9 87 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 78 (7.90%) REST
11 74 (7.50%) AngularJS
11 74 (7.50%) SOAP
11 74 (7.50%) WCF
12 68 (6.89%) HTML5
13 67 (6.79%) XML
14 58 (5.88%) Entity Framework
15 46 (4.66%) MDX
16 45 (4.56%) CSS3
17 39 (3.95%) JSON
18 37 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (7.60%) Clustering
3 68 (6.89%) Replication
4 60 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
5 49 (4.96%) Private Cloud
6 43 (4.36%) Management Information System
7 40 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (2.94%) Data Centre
9 26 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
10 20 (2.03%) PKI
11 18 (1.82%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.72%) Hedge funds
12 17 (1.72%) Reinsurance
13 14 (1.42%) N-Tier
14 11 (1.11%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.01%) Robotics
15 10 (1.01%) User Experience
16 9 (0.91%) NHS
17 7 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 7 (0.71%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 274 (27.76%) Windows
2 153 (15.50%) Windows Server
3 105 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 97 (9.83%) Linux
5 70 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 36 (3.65%) Unix
8 21 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.82%) Android
9 18 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (1.52%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.61%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.30%) Solaris
15 2 (0.20%) CentOS
16 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (33.03%) Business Intelligence
2 305 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (19.05%) MVC
4 184 (18.64%) ETL
5 152 (15.40%) Scrum
6 142 (14.39%) Performance Tuning
7 134 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
8 130 (13.17%) DevOps
9 119 (12.06%) ITIL
10 107 (10.84%) Migration
11 96 (9.73%) Analytics
12 88 (8.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 79 (8.00%) Visualisation
14 70 (7.09%) Web Development
15 69 (6.99%) SDLC
16 66 (6.69%) Data Modelling
17 64 (6.48%) Unit Testing
18 61 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
19 60 (6.08%) Mentoring
20 59 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 695 (70.42%) SQL
2 412 (41.74%) T-SQL
3 354 (35.87%) C#
4 167 (16.92%) JavaScript
5 160 (16.21%) PowerShell
6 93 (9.42%) Python
7 61 (6.18%) Bash Shell
7 61 (6.18%) Java
8 58 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 55 (5.57%) VB.NET
10 43 (4.36%) Perl
11 35 (3.55%) Ruby
12 34 (3.44%) VBA
13 30 (3.04%) PL/SQL
14 22 (2.23%) PHP
15 21 (2.13%) VB
16 17 (1.72%) XPath
17 16 (1.62%) TypeScript
18 11 (1.11%) VBScript
19 10 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 96 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (8.31%) Degree
3 55 (5.57%) MCSA
4 53 (5.37%) MCSE
5 34 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 27 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.42%) CCNA
9 13 (1.32%) HND
9 13 (1.32%) MCP
10 9 (0.91%) Security Cleared
11 7 (0.71%) CCNP
12 6 (0.61%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 6 (0.61%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.61%) SSCP
13 5 (0.51%) CCSP
13 5 (0.51%) CCVP
14 4 (0.41%) MCSD
15 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.26%) QA
2 34 (3.44%) Data Quality
3 25 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.13%) SLA
5 8 (0.81%) COBIT
5 8 (0.81%) GDPR
6 5 (0.51%) PMO
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) DICOM
8 1 (0.10%) HL7
8 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 74 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 61 (6.18%) Docker
5 38 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
6 25 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (1.93%) XenApp
8 12 (1.22%) vSphere
9 10 (1.01%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.71%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.61%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.10%) Firmware
14 1 (0.10%) LXC
14 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.10%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 61 (6.18%) Ansible
2 44 (4.46%) Kubernetes
2 44 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (4.36%) Puppet
4 26 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 24 (2.43%) SCCM
6 19 (1.93%) Backup Exec
7 18 (1.82%) Grafana
8 15 (1.52%) WSUS
9 14 (1.42%) SCOM
10 13 (1.32%) SQL Sentry
11 10 (1.01%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
13 7 (0.71%) Terraform
14 5 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (0.51%) FortiGate
15 3 (0.30%) Tivoli
15 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
16 2 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 508 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 137 (13.88%) Oracle
3 101 (10.23%) VMware
4 72 (7.29%) Tableau
5 49 (4.96%) Citrix
6 47 (4.76%) Cisco
7 37 (3.75%) Sun
8 29 (2.94%) HP
9 27 (2.74%) IBM
10 22 (2.23%) Xamarin
11 19 (1.93%) Axosoft
12 18 (1.82%) Dell
12 18 (1.82%) Veeam
13 17 (1.72%) Google
14 15 (1.52%) Avaya
15 13 (1.32%) Ivanti
15 13 (1.32%) Red Hat
16 11 (1.11%) Alteryx
16 11 (1.11%) Atlassian
16 11 (1.11%) ServiceNow