Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SQL Server 2014 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2014 over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 572 263 195
Rank change year-on-year -309 -68 +24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 709 2,362 3,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 1.32% 1.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.54% 4.35% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 608 2,181 3,184
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

SQL Server 2014 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 45,891 54,351 55,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.77% 30.30% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37,680 44,786 47,473
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQL Server 2014 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
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 2014 within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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 -295 673 £52,500 +5.00% 103
UK excluding London -250 353 £45,000 +5.88% 71
London -265 336 £60,000 +9.09% 37
North of England -149 116 £46,750 +16.88% 19
Midlands -66 73 £40,000 -11.11% 20
North West -126 66 £47,500 +18.75% 14
South East -172 62 £42,500 - 17
South West -52 47 £49,500 +16.47% 4
Yorkshire -14 42 £46,000 +5.14% 5
East Midlands -34 39 £40,000 -5.88% 9
East of England -77 35 £60,000 +9.09% 6
West Midlands -34 34 £42,500 -19.05% 11
Scotland -16 12 £43,500 +2.35% 3
North East -5 8 £42,000 +20.00%
Wales -11 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Northern Ireland -4 2 £61,250 +36.11%

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 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 2014.

1 709 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 518 (73.06%) SQL
3 372 (52.47%) Microsoft
4 317 (44.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 281 (39.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 272 (38.36%) T-SQL
7 270 (38.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 258 (36.39%) C#
9 256 (36.11%) .NET
10 240 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
11 229 (32.30%) Finance
12 210 (29.62%) Microsoft Azure
13 202 (28.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 200 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 165 (23.27%) Business Intelligence
16 164 (23.13%) Windows
17 159 (22.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 149 (21.02%) ASP.NET
19 144 (20.31%) Performance Tuning
20 139 (19.61%) Data Warehouse
21 138 (19.46%) JavaScript
22 133 (18.76%) ASP.NET Web API
23 126 (17.77%) MVC
24 124 (17.49%) Web Services
25 114 (16.08%) Visual Studio
25 114 (16.08%) Degree
26 111 (15.66%) .NET Framework
27 107 (15.09%) Windows Server
28 103 (14.53%) Relational Database
28 103 (14.53%) WPF

SQL Server 2014
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 50 (7.05%) IIS
2 37 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.67%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.12%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.27%) Apache
8 9 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.27%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.99%) JBoss
9 7 (0.99%) Liferay
10 5 (0.71%) CMS
10 5 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.42%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.42%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.42%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 210 (29.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (5.50%) Office 365
4 33 (4.65%) SaaS
5 28 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.83%) PaaS
8 12 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (1.55%) IaaS
10 9 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.85%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.71%) GitHub
13 4 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.56%) npm
14 3 (0.42%) Yarn
15 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 62 (8.74%) SAN
2 42 (5.92%) DNS
3 39 (5.50%) DHCP
4 31 (4.37%) TCP/IP
5 25 (3.53%) Internet
6 24 (3.39%) Firewall
7 15 (2.12%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (1.97%) WAN
9 13 (1.83%) NAS
9 13 (1.83%) SSH
9 13 (1.83%) VoIP
10 11 (1.55%) FTP
10 11 (1.55%) LAN
11 9 (1.27%) VPN
12 8 (1.13%) HTTP
12 8 (1.13%) SMTP
13 7 (0.99%) iSCSI
14 6 (0.85%) VLAN
15 5 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 709 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 317 (44.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 281 (39.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 270 (38.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 202 (28.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 200 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 159 (22.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 139 (19.61%) Data Warehouse
9 103 (14.53%) Relational Database
10 79 (11.14%) NoSQL
11 52 (7.33%) Power BI
12 51 (7.19%) Oracle Database
13 49 (6.91%) RDBMS
14 39 (5.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 38 (5.36%) MongoDB
16 32 (4.51%) MySQL
17 30 (4.23%) OLTP
18 28 (3.95%) Couchbase
19 25 (3.53%) OLAP
20 22 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 114 (16.08%) Visual Studio
2 61 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 50 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (4.51%) Visual Studio Team System
5 24 (3.39%) NUnit
6 16 (2.26%) JIRA
7 15 (2.12%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.83%) Selenium
9 9 (1.27%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.13%) Toad
11 7 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.99%) JMeter
11 7 (0.99%) MSTest
11 7 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.85%) Subversion
13 5 (0.71%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.71%) Maven
13 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.42%) Jasmine
14 3 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 229 (32.30%) Finance
2 83 (11.71%) Banking
3 37 (5.22%) Retail
4 29 (4.09%) Advertising
5 24 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.96%) Marketing
7 15 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.83%) Back Office
9 11 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.41%) Automotive
11 7 (0.99%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.85%) Billing
13 4 (0.56%) Legal
13 4 (0.56%) Publishing
14 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.42%) Front Office
14 3 (0.42%) German Language
15 2 (0.28%) Electronics
15 2 (0.28%) Games
15 2 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 329 (46.40%) Developer
2 173 (24.40%) DBA
3 158 (22.28%) SQL DBA
4 112 (15.80%) SQL Developer
5 96 (13.54%) .NET Developer
6 77 (10.86%) Administrator
7 74 (10.44%) SQL Server DBA
8 71 (10.01%) C# Developer
9 60 (8.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 53 (7.48%) Senior Developer
11 50 (7.05%) Analyst
12 43 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
13 38 (5.36%) Architect
13 38 (5.36%) SQL Server Developer
14 35 (4.94%) WPF Developer
15 29 (4.09%) Lead Developer
15 29 (4.09%) Senior .NET Developer
16 26 (3.67%) Software Developer
16 26 (3.67%) SQL BI Developer
16 26 (3.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (36.11%) .NET
2 149 (21.02%) ASP.NET
3 133 (18.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 124 (17.49%) Web Services
5 111 (15.66%) .NET Framework
6 103 (14.53%) WPF
7 92 (12.98%) HTML
8 89 (12.55%) WCF
9 85 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 80 (11.28%) CSS
11 78 (11.00%) Entity Framework
12 68 (9.59%) jQuery
13 65 (9.17%) SOAP
14 60 (8.46%) HTML5
15 51 (7.19%) AngularJS
16 48 (6.77%) Task Parallel Library
17 43 (6.06%) CSS3
18 39 (5.50%) REST
19 38 (5.36%) RESTful
20 35 (4.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 90 (12.69%) Clustering
2 73 (10.30%) Replication
3 35 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.81%) Data Centre
5 26 (3.67%) Fintech
6 23 (3.24%) Reinsurance
7 22 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (2.40%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.40%) Hedge funds
9 15 (2.12%) Derivative
10 13 (1.83%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.69%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.27%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.27%) User Experience
14 8 (1.13%) CMDB
14 8 (1.13%) OTC Derivatives
15 7 (0.99%) APACS
15 7 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 164 (23.13%) Windows
2 107 (15.09%) Windows Server
3 73 (10.30%) Linux
4 69 (9.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (3.39%) CentOS
8 23 (3.24%) Unix
9 14 (1.97%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.27%) Android
10 9 (1.27%) Solaris
11 8 (1.13%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.99%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.85%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.85%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.28%) Debian
16 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (23.27%) Business Intelligence
3 144 (20.31%) Performance Tuning
4 126 (17.77%) MVC
5 99 (13.96%) ITIL
6 96 (13.54%) ETL
7 86 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
8 84 (11.85%) OO
9 80 (11.28%) High Availability
10 72 (10.16%) DevOps
11 68 (9.59%) SOA
12 66 (9.31%) TDD
13 64 (9.03%) Scrum
14 54 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
15 53 (7.48%) Mathematics
16 52 (7.33%) Mentoring
16 52 (7.33%) SDLC
16 52 (7.33%) Waterfall
17 51 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
17 51 (7.19%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 518 (73.06%) SQL
2 272 (38.36%) T-SQL
3 258 (36.39%) C#
4 138 (19.46%) JavaScript
5 83 (11.71%) PowerShell
6 27 (3.81%) VB.NET
7 21 (2.96%) Java
8 19 (2.68%) Python
8 19 (2.68%) VB
8 19 (2.68%) VBA
9 14 (1.97%) TypeScript
10 13 (1.83%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.85%) ANSI SQL
14 5 (0.71%) C
15 4 (0.56%) ES6
15 4 (0.56%) PHP
16 3 (0.42%) Java 8
17 2 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 114 (16.08%) Degree
2 96 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (5.50%) MCSE
4 27 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (3.53%) MCSA
6 19 (2.68%) CCNA
7 15 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (2.12%) MCP
8 12 (1.69%) MCITP
8 12 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.55%) MCDBA
10 9 (1.27%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.13%) CCNP
12 7 (0.99%) ISEB
12 7 (0.99%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.99%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.85%) VCP6
14 4 (0.56%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.42%) CompTIA Security+
15 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.68%) SLA
2 18 (2.54%) QA
3 14 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.41%) GDPR
6 7 (0.99%) PMO
7 3 (0.42%) IFRS
7 3 (0.42%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 49 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 47 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.95%) vSphere
4 27 (3.81%) Docker
5 20 (2.82%) XenApp
6 13 (1.83%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.85%) HDFS
10 5 (0.71%) NFS
10 5 (0.71%) VMFS
11 3 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.14%) KVM
13 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.14%) vCloud
13 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Clustering
2 14 (1.97%) SCCM
2 14 (1.97%) SCOrch
3 12 (1.69%) Puppet
4 11 (1.55%) Ansible
4 11 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (1.27%) Nagios
6 8 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (1.13%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (1.13%) vCenter Server
7 6 (0.85%) Control-M
7 6 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.85%) Unicenter
7 6 (0.85%) WSUS
8 5 (0.71%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.56%) SCOM
9 4 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 372 (52.47%) Microsoft
2 92 (12.98%) Oracle
3 59 (8.32%) VMware
4 31 (4.37%) Red Hat
5 29 (4.09%) Cisco
6 28 (3.95%) Citrix
7 25 (3.53%) HP
8 22 (3.10%) Google
9 18 (2.54%) Tableau
10 15 (2.12%) CA
10 15 (2.12%) Sybase
11 14 (1.97%) EMC
12 13 (1.83%) Avaya
12 13 (1.83%) Teradata
13 12 (1.69%) Telerik
13 12 (1.69%) Veeam
14 11 (1.55%) Informatica
14 11 (1.55%) SAP
15 10 (1.41%) RedGate
16 9 (1.27%) Remedy