Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 589 266 182
Rank change year-on-year -323 -84 +34
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 621 2,235 3,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 1.27% 1.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 4.15% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 535 2,055 3,162
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £33,850 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -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 43,375 53,824 51,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.62% 30.66% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35,670 44,829 44,392
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,500
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% - +3.66%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 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 -327 593 £52,500 +5.00% 107
UK excluding London -274 314 £45,000 +5.88% 78
London -284 294 £60,000 +9.09% 32
North of England -143 92 £42,500 +6.25% 23
South East -149 75 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Midlands -57 72 £40,000 -11.11% 21
North West -129 56 £40,000 - 12
West Midlands -15 38 £33,000 -40.00% 10
East Midlands -35 34 £45,000 +5.88% 11
South West -65 31 £65,500 +41.62% 3
Yorkshire +3 30 £46,250 +8.82% 8
East of England -48 23 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Scotland -1 14 £43,500 -15.12% 2
North East +8 7 £38,750 +4.73% 3
Wales -3 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Northern Ireland -15 1 £60,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 621 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 449 (72.30%) SQL
3 326 (52.50%) Microsoft
4 258 (41.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 256 (41.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 254 (40.90%) C#
7 252 (40.58%) .NET
8 227 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
9 217 (34.94%) T-SQL
10 214 (34.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 209 (33.66%) Microsoft Azure
12 188 (30.27%) Finance
13 168 (27.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 156 (25.12%) SQL Server 2008
14 156 (25.12%) Windows
15 147 (23.67%) ASP.NET
16 146 (23.51%) Business Intelligence
17 143 (23.03%) JavaScript
18 138 (22.22%) Web Services
19 129 (20.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 127 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web API
21 126 (20.29%) MVC
22 123 (19.81%) Performance Tuning
23 114 (18.36%) Data Warehouse
24 109 (17.55%) WPF
25 104 (16.75%) Degree
25 104 (16.75%) CSS
26 103 (16.59%) Visual Studio
26 103 (16.59%) Relational Database
27 98 (15.78%) Windows Server

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 45 (7.25%) IIS
2 35 (5.64%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.42%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.13%) Apache
8 7 (1.13%) Liferay
8 7 (1.13%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.64%) JBoss
10 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.16%) CMS
12 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 209 (33.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (15.78%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (8.53%) SaaS
4 45 (7.25%) Office 365
5 24 (3.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.93%) PaaS
7 11 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (1.77%) IaaS
8 10 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.32%) GitHub
11 2 (0.32%) npm
11 2 (0.32%) Yarn
12 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.76%) SAN
2 36 (5.80%) DNS
3 35 (5.64%) DHCP
4 33 (5.31%) TCP/IP
5 29 (4.67%) Firewall
6 20 (3.22%) Internet
6 20 (3.22%) VoIP
7 16 (2.58%) VPN
8 13 (2.09%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (1.45%) NAS
10 8 (1.29%) LAN
10 8 (1.29%) WAN
11 7 (1.13%) FTP
11 7 (1.13%) iSCSI
11 7 (1.13%) SSH
11 7 (1.13%) VLAN
12 6 (0.97%) SMS
13 5 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.81%) Multicast
14 4 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 258 (41.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 256 (41.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 214 (34.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 168 (27.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 156 (25.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 129 (20.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 114 (18.36%) Data Warehouse
9 103 (16.59%) Relational Database
10 63 (10.14%) NoSQL
11 49 (7.89%) RDBMS
12 42 (6.76%) Power BI
13 38 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 31 (4.99%) MySQL
15 30 (4.83%) MongoDB
16 27 (4.35%) Big Data
17 22 (3.54%) Hadoop
17 22 (3.54%) Oracle Database
18 21 (3.38%) Data Lake
18 21 (3.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 103 (16.59%) Visual Studio
2 57 (9.18%) Git (software)
3 49 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (6.60%) Visual Studio Team System
5 20 (3.22%) JIRA
5 20 (3.22%) NUnit
6 16 (2.58%) Selenium
7 10 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.13%) AccuRev
8 7 (1.13%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.13%) JMeter
8 7 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (1.13%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.32%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.32%) JUnit
12 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 188 (30.27%) Finance
2 58 (9.34%) Banking
3 31 (4.99%) Retail
4 25 (4.03%) Advertising
5 24 (3.86%) Marketing
6 21 (3.38%) Back Office
7 15 (2.42%) Publishing
8 14 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.77%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.29%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.13%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.97%) Billing
14 5 (0.81%) Legal
15 3 (0.48%) Automotive
15 3 (0.48%) French Language
16 2 (0.32%) Electronics
16 2 (0.32%) Front Office
16 2 (0.32%) German Language
17 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 287 (46.22%) Developer
2 149 (23.99%) DBA
3 135 (21.74%) SQL DBA
4 102 (16.43%) .NET Developer
5 91 (14.65%) SQL Developer
6 88 (14.17%) C# Developer
7 76 (12.24%) SQL Server DBA
8 65 (10.47%) Administrator
9 64 (10.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 53 (8.53%) Analyst
11 40 (6.44%) Software Developer
12 39 (6.28%) WPF Developer
13 38 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 33 (5.31%) Senior Developer
15 31 (4.99%) Architect
16 25 (4.03%) SQL Server Developer
17 24 (3.86%) Lead Developer
18 19 (3.06%) C# WPF Developer
18 19 (3.06%) IT Manager
18 19 (3.06%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (40.58%) .NET
2 147 (23.67%) ASP.NET
3 138 (22.22%) Web Services
4 127 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 109 (17.55%) WPF
6 104 (16.75%) CSS
7 94 (15.14%) .NET Framework
8 91 (14.65%) HTML
9 90 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 77 (12.40%) jQuery
11 71 (11.43%) AngularJS
12 62 (9.98%) WCF
13 60 (9.66%) HTML5
14 58 (9.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 57 (9.18%) RESTful
16 56 (9.02%) Entity Framework
17 54 (8.70%) Task Parallel Library
18 44 (7.09%) SOAP
19 42 (6.76%) Ajax
20 34 (5.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.53%) Clustering
2 67 (10.79%) Replication
3 34 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (4.83%) Reinsurance
5 27 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 23 (3.70%) Fintech
7 22 (3.54%) Derivative
8 21 (3.38%) Hedge funds
9 18 (2.90%) Fixed Income
10 15 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.42%) OTC Derivatives
11 11 (1.77%) User Experience
12 9 (1.45%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.29%) NHS
13 8 (1.29%) Wiki
14 7 (1.13%) APACS
14 7 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 156 (25.12%) Windows
2 98 (15.78%) Windows Server
3 74 (11.92%) Linux
4 72 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (5.15%) CentOS
7 31 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (2.74%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.93%) Android
10 11 (1.77%) Unix
11 7 (1.13%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (0.81%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.48%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.32%) Debian
14 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (23.51%) Business Intelligence
3 126 (20.29%) MVC
4 123 (19.81%) Performance Tuning
5 92 (14.81%) OO
6 83 (13.37%) SOA
7 77 (12.40%) ETL
8 73 (11.76%) MVVM
9 72 (11.59%) TDD
10 70 (11.27%) High Availability
11 63 (10.14%) ITIL
12 61 (9.82%) Mathematics
13 59 (9.50%) SDLC
14 56 (9.02%) Mentoring
15 55 (8.86%) Multithreading
16 53 (8.53%) Waterfall
17 51 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
17 51 (8.21%) Scrum
18 50 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (8.05%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 449 (72.30%) SQL
2 254 (40.90%) C#
3 217 (34.94%) T-SQL
4 143 (23.03%) JavaScript
5 67 (10.79%) PowerShell
6 26 (4.19%) VB.NET
7 22 (3.54%) VB
8 21 (3.38%) C
9 20 (3.22%) Python
10 14 (2.25%) Java
10 14 (2.25%) VBA
11 11 (1.77%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.61%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.64%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.48%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.32%) C++
15 2 (0.32%) ES6
15 2 (0.32%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (16.75%) Degree
2 71 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (4.99%) MCSE
4 26 (4.19%) MCSA
5 25 (4.03%) MCP
6 22 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.58%) MCITP
8 14 (2.25%) MCDBA
9 13 (2.09%) CCNA
10 11 (1.77%) CCNP
11 10 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.13%) ISEB
13 7 (1.13%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.13%) VCP6
14 5 (0.81%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.81%) Security Cleared
15 4 (0.64%) Master's Degree
15 4 (0.64%) OCP
15 4 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.03%) QA
2 20 (3.22%) SLA
3 17 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.61%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.13%) PMO
6 5 (0.81%) GDPR
7 3 (0.48%) IFRS
7 3 (0.48%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 41 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 39 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (5.64%) Docker
4 24 (3.86%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (2.09%) vSphere
8 10 (1.61%) XenApp
9 5 (0.81%) NFS
9 5 (0.81%) VMFS
9 5 (0.81%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (4.51%) SCCM
2 21 (3.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 18 (2.90%) SCOrch
4 13 (2.09%) SCOM
4 13 (2.09%) SCVMM
5 11 (1.77%) Ansible
5 11 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.61%) Prometheus
7 9 (1.45%) Puppet
8 8 (1.29%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (1.13%) Nagios
9 7 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (1.13%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.64%) WSUS
10 4 (0.64%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.32%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 326 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.82%) Oracle
3 59 (9.50%) VMware
4 37 (5.96%) Cisco
5 30 (4.83%) Tableau
6 28 (4.51%) Google
7 26 (4.19%) Red Hat
8 25 (4.03%) HP
9 17 (2.74%) Citrix
9 17 (2.74%) Teradata
10 16 (2.58%) ServiceNow
11 15 (2.42%) DevExpress
12 12 (1.93%) Xamarin
13 10 (1.61%) Veeam
14 9 (1.45%) Avaya
14 9 (1.45%) SAP
15 8 (1.29%) Informatica
15 8 (1.29%) RedGate
16 7 (1.13%) FNZ
16 7 (1.13%) NetApp