Period
to 22 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 790 527 482
Rank change year-on-year -263 -45 -91
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 283 260 728
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.82% 1.49% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 231 223 627
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,800 £33,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,875 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 34,540 17,447 34,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.80% 27.49% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21,555 14,752 28,293
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 16 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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -216 259 £50,000 - 44
UK excluding London -190 164 £45,000 -5.26% 33
London -212 98 £65,000 +8.33% 11
Work from Home -182 80 £50,000 -2.91% 8
South East -68 53 £51,250 -6.82% 10
Midlands -116 46 £45,000 -16.28% 7
West Midlands -57 39 £46,250 -2.63% 6
North of England -134 35 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Yorkshire -71 19 £42,500 +13.33% 6
South West -40 16 £50,000 +14.29% 3
North West -91 11 £45,000 - 4
Scotland -64 8 £45,000 -18.18%
East Midlands -91 7 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North East -26 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East of England -101 5 £40,000 - 2
Wales -58 1 £34,500 +2.99%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 283 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 218 (77.03%) SQL
3 177 (62.54%) Microsoft
4 132 (46.64%) .NET
5 131 (46.29%) T-SQL
6 127 (44.88%) Azure
7 113 (39.93%) C#
8 105 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
9 103 (36.40%) Finance
10 87 (30.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 78 (27.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 75 (26.50%) .NET Framework
13 67 (23.67%) Microsoft Excel
14 64 (22.61%) DevOps
15 62 (21.91%) ETL
16 61 (21.55%) Windows
17 60 (21.20%) Business Intelligence
17 60 (21.20%) SQL Server 2008
18 56 (19.79%) MVC
19 54 (19.08%) XML
20 48 (16.96%) OO
20 48 (16.96%) Degree
20 48 (16.96%) Social Skills
21 45 (15.90%) Microsoft Office
21 45 (15.90%) WCF
21 45 (15.90%) ASP.NET Web API
22 43 (15.19%) VB.NET
23 41 (14.49%) SDLC
23 41 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 40 (14.13%) Microsoft 365

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 20 (7.07%) IIS
2 17 (6.01%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.30%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.77%) Apache
5 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 67 (23.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (15.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 12 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (2.12%) Elite 3E
4 4 (1.41%) BambooHR
5 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 127 (44.88%) Azure
2 40 (14.13%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (14.13%) Power Platform
3 23 (8.13%) Azure Data Factory
4 13 (4.59%) AWS
4 13 (4.59%) SaaS
5 12 (4.24%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (3.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.83%) Rubrik
8 7 (2.47%) GitHub
9 3 (1.06%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.06%) PaaS
9 3 (1.06%) Power Automate
9 3 (1.06%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.35%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) npm
10 1 (0.35%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.01%) VPN
2 15 (5.30%) DNS
3 14 (4.95%) Firewall
4 13 (4.59%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.24%) DHCP
6 11 (3.89%) VLAN
7 10 (3.53%) LAN
7 10 (3.53%) SAN
7 10 (3.53%) WAN
8 8 (2.83%) Wireless
9 7 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.06%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.35%) Skype
12 1 (0.35%) SSH
12 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 87 (30.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 78 (27.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (21.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (13.78%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (13.78%) Power BI
7 37 (13.07%) SQL Server 2014
8 33 (11.66%) SQL Server 2016
9 29 (10.25%) Relational Database
10 28 (9.89%) SQL Server 2019
11 26 (9.19%) SQL Server 2017
12 17 (6.01%) Spotfire
13 15 (5.30%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (3.89%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (3.89%) NoSQL
15 10 (3.53%) QlikView
16 9 (3.18%) MongoDB
17 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 7 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (9.89%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.13%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.30%) JIRA
4 14 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.53%) NUnit
6 9 (3.18%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.41%) Gradle
8 4 (1.41%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.41%) JUnit
8 4 (1.41%) Mockito
8 4 (1.41%) PhpStorm
8 4 (1.41%) Visual Studio Code
8 4 (1.41%) webpack
9 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.35%) Moq
10 1 (0.35%) MSTest
10 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 103 (36.40%) Finance
2 48 (16.96%) Social Skills
3 31 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (10.25%) Retail
5 18 (6.36%) Automotive
6 16 (5.65%) Banking
6 16 (5.65%) Publishing
7 14 (4.95%) Influencing Skills
8 13 (4.59%) Law
9 12 (4.24%) Public Sector
10 10 (3.53%) French Language
11 7 (2.47%) Documentation Skills
11 7 (2.47%) Investment Banking
12 6 (2.12%) Legal
13 5 (1.77%) Organisational Skills
14 4 (1.41%) Back Office
15 3 (1.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 1 (0.35%) Games
16 1 (0.35%) Marketing
16 1 (0.35%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 171 (60.42%) Developer
2 65 (22.97%) .NET Developer
3 62 (21.91%) SQL Developer
4 43 (15.19%) C# Developer
5 35 (12.37%) Software Developer
6 32 (11.31%) .NET Software Developer
7 30 (10.60%) DBA
8 28 (9.89%) SQL DBA
9 18 (6.36%) WPF Developer
10 17 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (6.01%) Senior Developer
11 16 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 15 (5.30%) Applications Support
13 14 (4.95%) Analyst
14 13 (4.59%) Applications Developer
14 13 (4.59%) VB.NET Developer
15 12 (4.24%) Administrator
15 12 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (4.24%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 12 (4.24%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (46.64%) .NET
2 75 (26.50%) .NET Framework
3 54 (19.08%) XML
4 45 (15.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 45 (15.90%) WCF
5 38 (13.43%) CSS
6 35 (12.37%) jQuery
7 33 (11.66%) Web Services
8 32 (11.31%) HTML
9 31 (10.95%) AngularJS
9 31 (10.95%) ASP.NET
10 30 (10.60%) .NET Core
11 28 (9.89%) Entity Framework
12 27 (9.54%) WPF
13 24 (8.48%) JSON
14 20 (7.07%) Ajax
15 14 (4.95%) RESTful
15 14 (4.95%) SOAP
16 13 (4.59%) Razor View Engine
17 12 (4.24%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.89%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (5.65%) FMCG
4 14 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.59%) Legacy Systems
6 12 (4.24%) Market Risk
6 12 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.24%) Virtual Team
7 9 (3.18%) Reinsurance
8 8 (2.83%) Clustering
8 8 (2.83%) Reference Data
9 7 (2.47%) Credit Risk
9 7 (2.47%) Replication
10 4 (1.41%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.41%) User Experience
11 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.55%) Windows
2 36 (12.72%) Windows Server
3 24 (8.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (7.77%) Windows 10
5 20 (7.07%) Windows Server 2019
6 19 (6.71%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (4.95%) Linux
8 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Android
10 1 (0.35%) CentOS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (22.61%) DevOps
3 62 (21.91%) ETL
4 60 (21.20%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (19.79%) MVC
6 48 (16.96%) OO
7 41 (14.49%) SDLC
8 36 (12.72%) Scrum
9 33 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (10.60%) Computer Science
11 29 (10.25%) SOLID
12 28 (9.89%) CRM
13 26 (9.19%) Full Stack Development
14 25 (8.83%) Migration
14 25 (8.83%) TDD
15 24 (8.48%) ITIL
15 24 (8.48%) OOP
16 22 (7.77%) Visualisation
17 21 (7.42%) Change Management
17 21 (7.42%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 218 (77.03%) SQL
2 131 (46.29%) T-SQL
3 113 (39.93%) C#
4 43 (15.19%) VB.NET
5 40 (14.13%) JavaScript
6 32 (11.31%) VBA
7 20 (7.07%) XPath
8 17 (6.01%) TypeScript
9 12 (4.24%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.12%) Java
11 4 (1.41%) C++
11 4 (1.41%) Groovy
11 4 (1.41%) Python
11 4 (1.41%) XQuery
12 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.06%) VB
12 3 (1.06%) VB6
13 2 (0.71%) ANSI SQL
13 2 (0.71%) C
14 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 48 (16.96%) Degree
2 26 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (8.83%) Security Cleared
4 24 (8.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (8.48%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.24%) CCNA
5 12 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.89%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.53%) MCITP
8 8 (2.83%) CCNP
8 8 (2.83%) MCSA
8 8 (2.83%) MCSE
9 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.41%) MCP
10 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (3.53%) SLA
2 9 (3.18%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.12%) QA
4 4 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.06%) GDPR
6 1 (0.35%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (9.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.83%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.77%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (1.77%) SCCM
3 2 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 177 (62.54%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.07%) VMware
3 17 (6.01%) TIBCO
4 13 (4.59%) Northgate
5 12 (4.24%) NEC
5 12 (4.24%) Veeam
6 10 (3.53%) Cisco
7 8 (2.83%) Oracle
7 8 (2.83%) Veritas
8 6 (2.12%) HP
8 6 (2.12%) Qualys
8 6 (2.12%) Sophos
9 5 (1.77%) Adobe
9 5 (1.77%) Aruba
10 4 (1.41%) HubSpot
10 4 (1.41%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.71%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.71%) Citrix
11 2 (0.71%) Mitel
11 2 (0.71%) Red Hat