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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 213 269
Rank change year-on-year +22 +56  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 1470 1685 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.62% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.60% 5.24% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1556 1295
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,612
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  

SQL Server 2014 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 26256 32144 33841
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.81% 30.91% 31.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22270 27377 28672
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SQL Server 2014 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 1358 £45,000 - 151
London -7 551 £55,000 - 49
South East +1 230 £45,000 - 27
North West +3 190 £40,000 - 25
East of England +30 99 £52,500 +16.66% 14
Manchester -8 89 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Yorkshire -12 88 £35,000 -12.50% 10
West Midlands +69 86 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Cheshire +14 58 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Hampshire +33 52 £38,250 -10.00% 5
Hertfordshire +44 51 £52,500 -19.23% 7
Kent +25 51 £52,500 +23.52% 1
South West +23 50 £40,000 - 6
West Yorkshire -25 50 £42,500 +6.25% 6
City of London +17 48 £55,000 - 4
Leeds -19 45 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Scotland +56 36 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Merseyside +6 36 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands -25 35 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Warrington +26 31 £40,000 - 3
Berkshire +12 31 £42,925 +1.00% 4
Wales +18 30 £35,000 -8.49% 4
Cambridgeshire +21 29 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Cambridge +14 29 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Tyne and Wear +22 28 £35,750 -10.62% 3
North East +19 28 £35,750 -10.62% 3
Birmingham +15 26 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Surrey -3 26 £52,500 - 1
Coventry +40 25 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Sussex -1 25 £45,000 +12.50% 2

SQL Server 2014
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 3121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2257 (72.32%) .NET
3 2174 (69.66%) C#
4 2073 (66.42%) Agile Software Development
5 1850 (59.28%) ASP.NET
6 1828 (58.57%) MVC
7 1781 (57.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1729 (55.40%) TDD
9 1592 (51.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1582 (50.69%) Web Application Development
11 1283 (41.11%) BDD
12 1151 (36.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1125 (36.05%) WCF
14 1115 (35.73%) RESTful
15 1025 (32.84%) SQL
16 995 (31.88%) Microsoft
17 835 (26.75%) Scrum
18 795 (25.47%) Node.js
19 751 (24.06%) .NET Framework
20 728 (23.33%) Ruby
21 702 (22.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 687 (22.01%) SQL Server 2012
23 685 (21.95%) AngularJS
24 656 (21.02%) NoSQL
25 650 (20.83%) Git (software)
26 636 (20.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 635 (20.35%) KnockoutJS
28 630 (20.19%) T-SQL
29 604 (19.35%) Windows
30 598 (19.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 138 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 115 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
3 102 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
4 101 (3.24%) CMS
5 97 (3.11%) EPiServer
6 87 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 73 (2.34%) IIS
8 51 (1.63%) MS Exchange
9 35 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 33 (1.06%) Umbraco
11 32 (1.03%) Tomcat
12 25 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (0.67%) Kentico
13 21 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 20 (0.64%) DNN
14 20 (0.64%) Immediacy CMS
14 20 (0.64%) Sitefinity
15 19 (0.61%) Skype for Business
16 16 (0.51%) SAS
17 12 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 295 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.44%) MS Office
3 7 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.22%) InDesign
4 6 (0.19%) HipChat
5 3 (0.096%) MS Project
5 3 (0.096%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.064%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.32%) SAP Business One
3 8 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.096%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.064%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.032%) BPCS
8 1 (0.032%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.032%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 422 (13.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 140 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (2.76%) Google Play
4 51 (1.63%) Office 365
5 31 (0.99%) SaaS
6 13 (0.42%) GitHub
7 10 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.29%) Data Lake Analytics
8 9 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.26%) IaaS
10 6 (0.19%) PaaS
11 3 (0.096%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.032%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.032%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.032%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.032%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.032%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.032%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 319 (10.22%) Internet
2 87 (2.79%) Intranet
3 50 (1.60%) SAN
4 42 (1.35%) DNS
5 41 (1.31%) Broadband
6 37 (1.19%) Firewall
7 35 (1.12%) DHCP
8 33 (1.06%) TCP/IP
9 26 (0.83%) LAN
9 26 (0.83%) WAN
10 21 (0.67%) NAS
11 16 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (0.48%) VLAN
13 13 (0.42%) VPN
14 12 (0.38%) iSCSI
15 11 (0.35%) VoIP
16 9 (0.29%) SSL
17 8 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
18 7 (0.22%) RS-232
18 7 (0.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 702 (22.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 687 (22.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 656 (21.02%) NoSQL
5 598 (19.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 478 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
7 469 (15.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 403 (12.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 278 (8.91%) SQL Server 2016
10 231 (7.40%) MongoDB
11 186 (5.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 129 (4.13%) Power BI
13 128 (4.10%) Relational Database
14 127 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
15 92 (2.95%) RavenDB
16 70 (2.24%) Big Data
17 69 (2.21%) MySQL
18 60 (1.92%) OLAP
19 59 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
20 49 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 650 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 444 (14.23%) NUnit
3 413 (13.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 316 (10.12%) Moq
5 217 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 174 (5.58%) Visual Studio
7 151 (4.84%) MSTest
8 139 (4.45%) TeamCity
9 127 (4.07%) Subversion
10 32 (1.03%) JIRA
11 20 (0.64%) MSBuild
12 18 (0.58%) Jenkins
13 17 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 16 (0.51%) Maven
15 14 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (0.42%) Travis CI
16 13 (0.42%) WebDriver
17 12 (0.38%) JBehave
17 12 (0.38%) WiX
General
1 491 (15.73%) Finance
2 367 (11.76%) Games
3 237 (7.59%) Marketing
4 195 (6.25%) Advertising
5 127 (4.07%) Banking
6 103 (3.30%) Music Industry
7 91 (2.92%) Legal
8 59 (1.89%) Retail
9 56 (1.79%) Telecoms
10 49 (1.57%) Investment Banking
11 28 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.83%) Publishing
13 18 (0.58%) Automotive
14 13 (0.42%) Law
15 10 (0.32%) Back Office
16 7 (0.22%) Military
17 4 (0.13%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.096%) Billing
19 2 (0.064%) Electronics
19 2 (0.064%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2435 (78.02%) Developer
2 1940 (62.16%) .NET Developer
3 743 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 666 (21.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 404 (12.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 400 (12.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 344 (11.02%) DBA
8 323 (10.35%) SQL DBA
9 295 (9.45%) SQL Developer
10 249 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 211 (6.76%) Agile Developer
12 200 (6.41%) Agile .NET Developer
13 177 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 175 (5.61%) Agile C# Developer
15 164 (5.25%) Junior
16 159 (5.09%) SQL Server DBA
17 157 (5.03%) WPF Developer
18 154 (4.93%) C# WPF Developer
19 147 (4.71%) SQL Server Developer
20 143 (4.58%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2257 (72.32%) .NET
2 1850 (59.28%) ASP.NET
3 1781 (57.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1592 (51.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1151 (36.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1125 (36.05%) WCF
7 1115 (35.73%) RESTful
8 795 (25.47%) Node.js
9 751 (24.06%) .NET Framework
10 685 (21.95%) AngularJS
11 636 (20.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 635 (20.35%) KnockoutJS
13 589 (18.87%) Entity Framework
14 574 (18.39%) WPF
15 445 (14.26%) Code First Entity Framework
16 373 (11.95%) HTML
17 343 (10.99%) CSS
18 330 (10.57%) NHibernate
19 293 (9.39%) HTML5
19 293 (9.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 248 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
2 165 (5.29%) Social Network
3 156 (5.00%) Clustering
4 146 (4.68%) Replication
5 144 (4.61%) Tandem
6 109 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
7 96 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 95 (3.04%) Computer Science
9 86 (2.76%) iPhone
10 85 (2.72%) User Experience
11 81 (2.60%) Social Media
12 80 (2.56%) BBC
13 66 (2.11%) Fintech
14 63 (2.02%) Client/Server
15 59 (1.89%) Digital TV
16 37 (1.19%) Streaming Music
17 31 (0.99%) Management Information System
18 25 (0.80%) Data Centre
19 19 (0.61%) Wiki
20 10 (0.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 604 (19.35%) Windows
2 242 (7.75%) Windows Server
3 200 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 142 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (2.79%) Android
6 40 (1.28%) Linux
7 38 (1.22%) Windows 10
7 38 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 33 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (0.67%) Unix
10 12 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.096%) MVS
15 2 (0.064%) HPUX
15 2 (0.064%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.032%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.032%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2073 (66.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1828 (58.57%) MVC
3 1729 (55.40%) TDD
4 1582 (50.69%) Web Application Development
5 1283 (41.11%) BDD
6 835 (26.75%) Scrum
7 596 (19.10%) Dependency Injection
8 591 (18.94%) Business Intelligence
9 536 (17.17%) OO
10 505 (16.18%) Kanban
11 370 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
12 283 (9.07%) ETL
13 242 (7.75%) MVVM
14 237 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
15 226 (7.24%) SDLC
16 188 (6.02%) High Availability
17 166 (5.32%) Domain-Driven Design
18 163 (5.22%) Web Development
19 161 (5.16%) Inversion of Control
20 143 (4.58%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2174 (69.66%) C#
2 1025 (32.84%) SQL
3 728 (23.33%) Ruby
4 630 (20.19%) T-SQL
5 523 (16.76%) JavaScript
6 204 (6.54%) VB.NET
7 191 (6.12%) VB
8 126 (4.04%) PowerShell
9 114 (3.65%) F#
10 71 (2.27%) XPath
11 70 (2.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 48 (1.54%) Java
13 43 (1.38%) C++
14 19 (0.61%) R
15 18 (0.58%) PHP
16 15 (0.48%) C
16 15 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.42%) Python
18 12 (0.38%) ES6
19 11 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 179 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 173 (5.54%) Degree
3 47 (1.51%) MCTS
4 39 (1.25%) MCP
5 32 (1.03%) MCSD
6 31 (0.99%) MCSA
7 27 (0.87%) MCAD
8 22 (0.70%) MCSE
9 21 (0.67%) MCITP
10 17 (0.54%) Security Cleared
11 13 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.42%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.16%) PhD
13 4 (0.13%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.096%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.096%) OCP
14 3 (0.096%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.064%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (2.79%) QA
2 40 (1.28%) SLA
3 14 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.096%) IFRS
4 3 (0.096%) IFRS 9
4 3 (0.096%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.032%) PMO
System Software
1 127 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 41 (1.31%) Hyper-V
3 38 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.61%) XenApp
5 15 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.38%) vSphere
8 7 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.19%) Firmware
9 6 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.16%) Docker
11 4 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.13%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.064%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 114 (3.65%) Kibana
2 74 (2.37%) WSUS
3 69 (2.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 31 (0.99%) SCCM
5 24 (0.77%) Puppet
6 21 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.64%) Ansible
8 18 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
8 18 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (0.42%) CFEngine
9 13 (0.42%) SCOM
10 6 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.19%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.096%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.096%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.096%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.096%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 995 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 290 (9.29%) Facebook
3 228 (7.31%) Google
4 97 (3.11%) Oracle
5 80 (2.56%) Apple
5 80 (2.56%) Sony
5 80 (2.56%) Yahoo!
6 72 (2.31%) Tableau
7 69 (2.21%) VMware
8 64 (2.05%) Twitter
9 55 (1.76%) Citrix
10 40 (1.28%) Cisco
10 40 (1.28%) RedGate
11 33 (1.06%) Cognos
12 32 (1.03%) SAP
13 30 (0.96%) Sitecore
14 25 (0.80%) HP
15 20 (0.64%) Alterian
16 19 (0.61%) Splunk
17 16 (0.51%) New Relic
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday