Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 672 523 257
Rank change year-on-year -149 -266 -58
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 419 862 2,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.53% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.15% 1.82% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 366 736 2,282
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £74,375 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 36,585 47,477 54,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.90% 29.12% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30,127 39,063 44,831
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -151 387 £52,500 +5.00% 79
UK excluding London -123 215 £45,000 - 61
London -86 188 £62,500 +4.17% 20
North of England -25 72 £45,000 - 20
North West +7 55 £45,000 - 15
Midlands -11 54 £36,250 -9.38% 12
South East -3 49 £47,500 +5.56% 15
East Midlands +8 31 £35,000 -12.50% 5
West Midlands -8 23 £55,000 +29.41% 7
East of England +26 13 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Yorkshire -19 13 £60,000 +30.43% 3
South West -34 11 £47,500 - 7
Wales +12 9 £35,000 -22.22% 2
North East +18 4 £55,000 - 2
Isle of Man - 4 £45,000 -
Scotland +14 3 £38,250 -12.07%

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 419 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 306 (73.03%) SQL
3 184 (43.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 175 (41.77%) Microsoft
5 165 (39.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 158 (37.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 154 (36.75%) T-SQL
8 152 (36.28%) Azure
9 151 (36.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 150 (35.80%) C#
11 144 (34.37%) .NET
12 138 (32.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 134 (31.98%) Business Intelligence
14 104 (24.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 97 (23.15%) Finance
16 94 (22.43%) Windows
17 92 (21.96%) Data Warehouse
18 75 (17.90%) Performance Tuning
19 68 (16.23%) MVC
20 66 (15.75%) JavaScript
21 63 (15.04%) Windows Server
22 62 (14.80%) PowerShell
23 58 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
23 58 (13.84%) Power Platform
24 57 (13.60%) ETL
25 55 (13.13%) DevOps
26 53 (12.65%) Power BI
26 53 (12.65%) Git (software)
27 50 (11.93%) jQuery
27 50 (11.93%) .NET Framework

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 31 (7.40%) IIS
2 19 (4.53%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.34%) CMS
3 14 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.34%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.34%) Umbraco
4 13 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.72%) Apache
7 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.19%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.72%) Q-Pulse
2 3 (0.72%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 152 (36.28%) Azure
2 58 (13.84%) Power Platform
3 47 (11.22%) AWS
4 26 (6.21%) Office 365
5 18 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.58%) GCP
7 9 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (2.15%) SaaS
8 8 (1.91%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (1.67%) GitHub
10 5 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.19%) IaaS
10 5 (1.19%) PaaS
10 5 (1.19%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Flow
11 1 (0.24%) Slack
11 1 (0.24%) Trello
11 1 (0.24%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.01%) Firewall
2 16 (3.82%) VPN
3 15 (3.58%) DNS
4 14 (3.34%) DHCP
4 14 (3.34%) SAN
5 12 (2.86%) Network Security
6 9 (2.15%) NAS
6 9 (2.15%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.91%) LAN
8 7 (1.67%) WAN
9 6 (1.43%) FTP
9 6 (1.43%) VoIP
10 4 (0.95%) Internet
10 4 (0.95%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.95%) PBX
11 3 (0.72%) MPLS
11 3 (0.72%) VLAN
11 3 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 1 (0.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 184 (43.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 165 (39.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 158 (37.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 151 (36.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 138 (32.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 104 (24.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 92 (21.96%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (12.65%) Power BI
10 49 (11.69%) SQL Server 2017
11 29 (6.92%) MySQL
12 26 (6.21%) Azure SQL Database
13 23 (5.49%) Relational Database
14 22 (5.25%) Big Data
14 22 (5.25%) QlikView
14 22 (5.25%) RDBMS
15 21 (5.01%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (3.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 15 (3.58%) BigQuery
18 13 (3.10%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 53 (12.65%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.44%) JIRA
3 24 (5.73%) Visual Studio
4 19 (4.53%) Selenium
4 19 (4.53%) SoapUI
5 18 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (2.39%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.19%) NUnit
8 5 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.19%) Subversion
8 5 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.48%) ER Studio
10 2 (0.48%) ERwin
11 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.24%) git-flow
11 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.24%) Sourcetree
General
1 97 (23.15%) Finance
2 26 (6.21%) Banking
3 20 (4.77%) Retail
4 10 (2.39%) Back Office
4 10 (2.39%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.91%) Automotive
6 6 (1.43%) Games
7 5 (1.19%) Local Government
7 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.95%) Marketing
8 4 (0.95%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.72%) Advertising
9 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 194 (46.30%) Developer
2 119 (28.40%) DBA
3 101 (24.11%) SQL DBA
4 68 (16.23%) Administrator
5 63 (15.04%) C# Developer
6 62 (14.80%) SQL Developer
7 48 (11.46%) .NET Developer
8 42 (10.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 36 (8.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (6.68%) Analyst
11 25 (5.97%) SQL Server DBA
12 23 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
13 22 (5.25%) SQL Server Developer
14 21 (5.01%) Applications Developer
15 20 (4.77%) Senior Developer
16 18 (4.30%) Software Developer
17 15 (3.58%) Senior DBA
17 15 (3.58%) Support Engineer
18 14 (3.34%) Business Developer
18 14 (3.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (34.37%) .NET
2 50 (11.93%) .NET Framework
2 50 (11.93%) ASP.NET
2 50 (11.93%) jQuery
3 47 (11.22%) XML
4 45 (10.74%) CSS
5 44 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (9.79%) Web Services
7 38 (9.07%) REST
8 37 (8.83%) .NET Core
9 35 (8.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (7.16%) WCF
11 24 (5.73%) HTML
12 23 (5.49%) Ajax
12 23 (5.49%) AngularJS
12 23 (5.49%) Entity Framework
13 22 (5.25%) RESTful
14 21 (5.01%) WPF
15 19 (4.53%) Middleware
16 18 (4.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.07%) Clustering
2 27 (6.44%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (5.73%) Replication
5 19 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.10%) Reinsurance
7 12 (2.86%) User Experience
8 10 (2.39%) NHS
9 8 (1.91%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.19%) Derivative
10 5 (1.19%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.72%) iPad
12 3 (0.72%) iPhone
12 3 (0.72%) PKI
12 3 (0.72%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 94 (22.43%) Windows
2 63 (15.04%) Windows Server
3 47 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.06%) Linux
6 15 (3.58%) Windows 10
7 11 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.91%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.43%) Android
10 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (31.98%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (17.90%) Performance Tuning
3 68 (16.23%) MVC
4 58 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (13.60%) ETL
6 55 (13.13%) DevOps
7 50 (11.93%) Migration
8 47 (11.22%) Software Engineering
9 45 (10.74%) Analytics
10 40 (9.55%) SDLC
11 39 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 39 (9.31%) Unit Testing
12 36 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (7.88%) ITIL
14 32 (7.64%) High Availability
15 31 (7.40%) Performance Monitoring
16 30 (7.16%) SOA
17 28 (6.68%) Data Modelling
18 27 (6.44%) Mathematics
19 24 (5.73%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 306 (73.03%) SQL
2 154 (36.75%) T-SQL
3 150 (35.80%) C#
4 66 (15.75%) JavaScript
5 62 (14.80%) PowerShell
6 23 (5.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 18 (4.30%) Python
8 16 (3.82%) VB
8 16 (3.82%) VB.NET
9 14 (3.34%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.63%) R
11 10 (2.39%) VBA
12 5 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.95%) VBScript
14 1 (0.24%) Java
14 1 (0.24%) Perl
14 1 (0.24%) PHP
14 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (4.77%) MCSA
3 18 (4.30%) Degree
4 7 (1.67%) MCSE
5 6 (1.43%) MCITP
6 5 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.95%) CCNA
7 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.95%) MCP
7 4 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.95%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.72%) OCP
9 2 (0.48%) CCNP
9 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.48%) VCP5
9 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.82%) QA
2 10 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.91%) SLA
4 6 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 38 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.10%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.15%) vSphere
5 8 (1.91%) XenApp
6 5 (1.19%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.95%) Docker
7 4 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.72%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.48%) UAG
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.24%) Firmware
10 1 (0.24%) LXC
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (3.10%) SCOM
2 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (1.91%) SCCM
4 6 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.43%) WSUS
5 5 (1.19%) Ansible
5 5 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.19%) Puppet
6 3 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.72%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.48%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.48%) Nagios
7 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.24%) Ambari
8 1 (0.24%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 175 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.35%) VMware
3 34 (8.11%) Oracle
4 28 (6.68%) Tableau
5 21 (5.01%) Citrix
6 17 (4.06%) Cisco
7 16 (3.82%) Google
8 15 (3.58%) HP
9 8 (1.91%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.91%) SolarWinds
9 8 (1.91%) Talend
9 8 (1.91%) Teradata
10 7 (1.67%) iManage
10 7 (1.67%) RedGate
11 6 (1.43%) Dell
11 6 (1.43%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.43%) SAP
12 5 (1.19%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.19%) IBM
12 5 (1.19%) NetApp