Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 657 574 255
Rank change year-on-year -83 -319 -68
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 376 683 2,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.45% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 1.58% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 325 586 2,184
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 33,828 43,307 52,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.82% 28.65% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27,791 35,590 43,763
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020. 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 -104 350 £50,000 -4.76% 62
UK excluding London -43 197 £45,000 - 46
London -65 165 £64,000 +2.40% 21
North of England +21 73 £45,000 - 10
North West +32 57 £45,000 - 7
Midlands +7 54 £35,000 -12.50% 8
East Midlands +26 37 £35,000 -12.50% 3
South East +25 36 £47,500 +5.56% 11
West Midlands -13 17 £62,500 +56.25% 5
Yorkshire +21 12 £60,000 +26.32% 2
South West -2 12 £51,500 -4.19% 8
East of England +47 10 £45,500 -24.17% 4
Wales -8 9 £35,000 -30.00% 4
North East +8 4 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Scotland +18 2 £32,500 -25.29% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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.

1 376 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 274 (72.87%) SQL
3 179 (47.61%) Microsoft
4 168 (44.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 157 (41.76%) SQL Server 2016
6 140 (37.23%) Azure
7 133 (35.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 132 (35.11%) C#
9 123 (32.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 122 (32.45%) .NET
10 122 (32.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 120 (31.91%) T-SQL
12 101 (26.86%) Business Intelligence
13 82 (21.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 81 (21.54%) Performance Tuning
15 79 (21.01%) Data Warehouse
16 78 (20.74%) Windows
17 76 (20.21%) Finance
18 63 (16.76%) JavaScript
19 62 (16.49%) DevOps
20 61 (16.22%) MVC
21 58 (15.43%) SQL Server 2017
22 57 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
23 56 (14.89%) Git (software)
24 54 (14.36%) CSS
25 51 (13.56%) ASP.NET
26 50 (13.30%) Windows Server
27 49 (13.03%) Web Services
28 48 (12.77%) jQuery
29 47 (12.50%) AWS

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 19 (5.05%) IIS
2 16 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.39%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.86%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.60%) CMS
9 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.27%) Confluence
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.33%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 140 (37.23%) Azure
2 47 (12.50%) AWS
3 44 (11.70%) Power Platform
4 21 (5.59%) Office 365
5 17 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (3.19%) GCP
7 7 (1.86%) GitHub
8 6 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (1.60%) SaaS
9 5 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.06%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.80%) IaaS
11 3 (0.80%) PaaS
12 2 (0.53%) npm
12 2 (0.53%) Yarn
13 1 (0.27%) Slack
13 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.52%) Firewall
2 14 (3.72%) DHCP
3 13 (3.46%) DNS
4 12 (3.19%) VPN
5 9 (2.39%) Network Security
5 9 (2.39%) SAN
6 8 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.60%) FTP
7 6 (1.60%) NAS
8 4 (1.06%) LAN
9 3 (0.80%) Internet
9 3 (0.80%) VoIP
10 2 (0.53%) Skype
10 2 (0.53%) VLAN
11 1 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.27%) IPsec
11 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.27%) SSL
11 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 168 (44.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 157 (41.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 133 (35.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 123 (32.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 122 (32.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 82 (21.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 79 (21.01%) Data Warehouse
9 58 (15.43%) SQL Server 2017
10 40 (10.64%) Power BI
11 29 (7.71%) MySQL
12 28 (7.45%) SQL Server 2005
13 24 (6.38%) Relational Database
14 21 (5.59%) Oracle Database
15 20 (5.32%) Big Data
15 20 (5.32%) SSDT
16 18 (4.79%) RDBMS
17 17 (4.52%) QlikView
18 14 (3.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 13 (3.46%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 56 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 36 (9.57%) JIRA
3 30 (7.98%) Selenium
4 29 (7.71%) SoapUI
5 14 (3.72%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.60%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.80%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.80%) NUnit
12 2 (0.53%) AccuRev
12 2 (0.53%) Maven
12 2 (0.53%) Postman
12 2 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
13 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.27%) ERwin
13 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 76 (20.21%) Finance
2 28 (7.45%) Banking
3 19 (5.05%) Retail
4 9 (2.39%) Back Office
5 5 (1.33%) Automotive
6 4 (1.06%) Marketing
6 4 (1.06%) Music Industry
6 4 (1.06%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.80%) Legal
7 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.53%) Advertising
8 2 (0.53%) iGaming
8 2 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 174 (46.28%) Developer
2 116 (30.85%) DBA
3 100 (26.60%) SQL DBA
4 64 (17.02%) Administrator
4 64 (17.02%) SQL Developer
5 57 (15.16%) C# Developer
6 51 (13.56%) .NET Developer
7 36 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (7.71%) Analyst
9 28 (7.45%) Full Stack Developer
10 25 (6.65%) Applications Developer
11 23 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
12 21 (5.59%) Database Analyst
13 20 (5.32%) SQL Server Developer
14 19 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 18 (4.79%) Senior Developer
16 17 (4.52%) Support Engineer
17 16 (4.26%) Software Developer
18 14 (3.72%) Senior DBA
19 11 (2.93%) Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (32.45%) .NET
2 54 (14.36%) CSS
3 51 (13.56%) ASP.NET
4 49 (13.03%) Web Services
5 48 (12.77%) jQuery
6 47 (12.50%) XML
7 46 (12.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 38 (10.11%) REST
10 36 (9.57%) RESTful
11 34 (9.04%) .NET Core
12 33 (8.78%) Ajax
12 33 (8.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (8.78%) WCF
13 29 (7.71%) Middleware
14 26 (6.91%) HTML
15 25 (6.65%) AngularJS
16 22 (5.85%) React
17 20 (5.32%) WinForms
18 15 (3.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.98%) Clustering
1 30 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (6.65%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (5.59%) Replication
4 20 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.99%) NHS
6 8 (2.13%) User Experience
7 7 (1.86%) Reinsurance
7 7 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.80%) PKI
9 3 (0.80%) Social Media
10 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) BBC
11 1 (0.27%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.27%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 78 (20.74%) Windows
2 50 (13.30%) Windows Server
3 43 (11.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (7.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (4.79%) Linux
6 12 (3.19%) Windows 10
7 9 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.33%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.80%) Android
9 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.53%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) Unix
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (26.86%) Business Intelligence
2 81 (21.54%) Performance Tuning
3 62 (16.49%) DevOps
4 61 (16.22%) MVC
5 57 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (12.23%) SDLC
7 43 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (11.17%) Migration
9 40 (10.64%) ETL
10 39 (10.37%) Unit Testing
11 38 (10.11%) Software Engineering
12 37 (9.84%) Test Automation
13 36 (9.57%) Data Modelling
14 35 (9.31%) High Availability
15 34 (9.04%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (8.51%) API Testing
17 31 (8.24%) SOA
18 27 (7.18%) Innovative Thinking
19 26 (6.91%) ITIL
19 26 (6.91%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 274 (72.87%) SQL
2 132 (35.11%) C#
3 120 (31.91%) T-SQL
4 63 (16.76%) JavaScript
5 47 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 23 (6.12%) Python
7 16 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 14 (3.72%) VB
9 13 (3.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 12 (3.19%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.66%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.13%) VBA
13 5 (1.33%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.06%) Java
14 4 (1.06%) PHP
14 4 (1.06%) PHP 5
14 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.53%) ES6
15 2 (0.53%) Scala
15 2 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (5.05%) MCSA
3 17 (4.52%) Degree
4 12 (3.19%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.60%) MCP
5 6 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.60%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.33%) MCITP
6 5 (1.33%) MCSE
7 4 (1.06%) CCNA
7 4 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.06%) OCP
8 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.27%) CCNP
9 1 (0.27%) CEH
9 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.27%) VCP5
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.46%) QA
2 7 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.86%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.27%) GDPR
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (7.45%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.66%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.86%) vSphere
5 5 (1.33%) Docker
6 4 (1.06%) UAG
6 4 (1.06%) XenApp
7 3 (0.80%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.27%) Firmware
9 1 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (2.39%) SCOM
2 6 (1.60%) Ansible
2 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.60%) Puppet
3 3 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.80%) Nagios
3 3 (0.80%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.80%) Terraform
4 2 (0.53%) WSUS
5 1 (0.27%) Ambari
5 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.27%) SCCM
5 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 179 (47.61%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.64%) Oracle
3 36 (9.57%) VMware
4 26 (6.91%) Tableau
5 17 (4.52%) Cisco
6 15 (3.99%) Citrix
6 15 (3.99%) HP
7 13 (3.46%) Google
8 9 (2.39%) RedGate
9 8 (2.13%) iManage
10 6 (1.60%) SAP
10 6 (1.60%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.33%) Nintex
11 5 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.33%) Talend
11 5 (1.33%) Teradata
12 4 (1.06%) NetApp
12 4 (1.06%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.06%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.80%) Veritas