Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 519 259 203
Rank change year-on-year -260 -56 +32
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 894 2,440 3,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 1.38% 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.75% 4.49% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 776 2,275 3,221
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 51,068 54,306 59,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.11% 30.68% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 41,622 45,195 50,873
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Top 17 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 15 August 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 -265 854 £47,500 +5.56% 115
UK excluding London -236 481 £45,000 +5.88% 64
London -209 397 £54,500 -0.91% 54
North of England -177 134 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Midlands -57 96 £42,500 -5.56% 18
South East -167 95 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South West -46 80 £47,000 +17.50% 5
North West -143 78 £45,000 +12.50% 12
East of England -108 55 £50,000 -9.09% 7
West Midlands -43 52 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands 0 44 £40,500 -4.71% 11
Yorkshire -68 41 £42,500 - 6
North East -31 15 £43,500 +8.75%
Scotland -49 14 £44,500 +11.25% 1
Wales -5 5 £38,750 +10.71%
Channel Islands - 2 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £47,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 894 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 646 (72.26%) SQL
3 447 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 416 (46.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 373 (41.72%) T-SQL
5 373 (41.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 354 (39.60%) SQL Server 2016
7 329 (36.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 309 (34.56%) Business Intelligence
9 305 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
10 302 (33.78%) C#
11 301 (33.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 296 (33.11%) .NET
13 242 (27.07%) Data Warehouse
13 242 (27.07%) Finance
14 235 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 203 (22.71%) ASP.NET
16 199 (22.26%) SQL Server 2008
17 194 (21.70%) Windows
18 152 (17.00%) MVC
19 139 (15.55%) Performance Tuning
20 138 (15.44%) ETL
21 126 (14.09%) Visual Studio
22 120 (13.42%) WCF
23 113 (12.64%) .NET Framework
24 111 (12.42%) TDD
24 111 (12.42%) JavaScript
25 107 (11.97%) Windows Server
26 106 (11.86%) Scrum
26 106 (11.86%) Degree

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 49 (5.48%) IIS
2 47 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.67%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.56%) CMS
9 5 (0.56%) Confluence
10 4 (0.45%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.34%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.67%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.34%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.34%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.11%) Endur
8 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.11%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 235 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.25%) Office 365
4 37 (4.14%) Azure Data Factory
5 16 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.79%) SaaS
6 13 (1.45%) Google Play
7 10 (1.12%) PaaS
8 9 (1.01%) IaaS
9 6 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.56%) GitHub
10 5 (0.56%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.45%) npm
12 3 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.34%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.34%) Yarn
13 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.38%) SAN
2 40 (4.47%) Firewall
3 39 (4.36%) DNS
4 33 (3.69%) DHCP
5 32 (3.58%) WAN
6 29 (3.24%) TCP/IP
7 22 (2.46%) Network Security
8 21 (2.35%) Internet
9 18 (2.01%) LAN
10 16 (1.79%) VLAN
11 11 (1.23%) NAS
11 11 (1.23%) VPN
12 9 (1.01%) VoIP
12 9 (1.01%) Wireless
13 8 (0.89%) SSH
14 7 (0.78%) NetScaler
14 7 (0.78%) Skype
15 6 (0.67%) Broadband
15 6 (0.67%) SMTP
15 6 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 894 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 416 (46.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 373 (41.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 354 (39.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 329 (36.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 301 (33.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 242 (27.07%) Data Warehouse
8 199 (22.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 93 (10.40%) Power BI
10 79 (8.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 75 (8.39%) Relational Database
12 71 (7.94%) NoSQL
13 53 (5.93%) Azure SQL Database
14 46 (5.15%) Oracle Database
15 43 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
16 41 (4.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 36 (4.03%) Data Lake
18 34 (3.80%) OLAP
19 31 (3.47%) OLTP
20 29 (3.24%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 126 (14.09%) Visual Studio
2 93 (10.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 83 (9.28%) Git (software)
4 45 (5.03%) JIRA
5 15 (1.68%) NUnit
5 15 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.12%) MSTest
7 10 (1.12%) Selenium
8 9 (1.01%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.01%) Moq
9 8 (0.89%) Toad
10 7 (0.78%) Jasmine
10 7 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.67%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.67%) Subversion
12 4 (0.45%) Maven
13 3 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 242 (27.07%) Finance
2 59 (6.60%) Banking
3 55 (6.15%) Advertising
4 39 (4.36%) Marketing
5 37 (4.14%) Retail
6 20 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.13%) Games
8 17 (1.90%) Automotive
8 17 (1.90%) Back Office
8 17 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.78%) Legal
11 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.45%) Electronics
13 3 (0.34%) Front Office
13 3 (0.34%) Law
14 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.11%) French Language
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 493 (55.15%) Developer
2 183 (20.47%) SQL Developer
3 156 (17.45%) DBA
4 149 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 148 (16.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 139 (15.55%) SQL DBA
7 115 (12.86%) C# Developer
8 90 (10.07%) SQL Server Developer
9 83 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 77 (8.61%) SQL BI Developer
11 70 (7.83%) SQL Server DBA
12 61 (6.82%) Senior Developer
13 55 (6.15%) Administrator
14 54 (6.04%) Analyst
15 52 (5.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 48 (5.37%) SSIS Developer
17 44 (4.92%) Consultant
18 42 (4.70%) SQL Server BI Developer
19 35 (3.91%) Software Developer
19 35 (3.91%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (33.11%) .NET
2 203 (22.71%) ASP.NET
3 120 (13.42%) WCF
4 113 (12.64%) .NET Framework
5 103 (11.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 96 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 94 (10.51%) Web Services
8 84 (9.40%) HTML
9 78 (8.72%) CSS
10 76 (8.50%) jQuery
11 65 (7.27%) Entity Framework
12 57 (6.38%) RESTful
13 49 (5.48%) WPF
14 43 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 43 (4.81%) HTML5
14 43 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 41 (4.59%) AngularJS
15 41 (4.59%) SOAP
16 38 (4.25%) Node.js
17 34 (3.80%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.72%) Clustering
2 64 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (6.15%) Replication
4 51 (5.70%) Fintech
5 37 (4.14%) Data Centre
6 29 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 29 (3.24%) Driving Licence
7 26 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.01%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.90%) iPhone
11 16 (1.79%) Reinsurance
12 15 (1.68%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.57%) EMC VMAX
14 10 (1.12%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.89%) CMDB
15 8 (0.89%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.78%) Fixed Income
17 6 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 194 (21.70%) Windows
2 107 (11.97%) Windows Server
3 61 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (3.80%) Linux
6 20 (2.24%) Android
7 17 (1.90%) Windows 10
8 16 (1.79%) Unix
8 16 (1.79%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.01%) Solaris
11 8 (0.89%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.67%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.34%) CentOS
16 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (34.56%) Business Intelligence
2 305 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (17.00%) MVC
4 139 (15.55%) Performance Tuning
5 138 (15.44%) ETL
6 111 (12.42%) TDD
7 106 (11.86%) Scrum
8 82 (9.17%) ITIL
9 81 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
10 65 (7.27%) High Availability
11 63 (7.05%) SDLC
12 62 (6.94%) Analytics
12 62 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (6.94%) Unit Testing
13 58 (6.49%) DevOps
14 55 (6.15%) Data Modelling
15 52 (5.82%) BDD
16 51 (5.70%) Web Application Development
17 50 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
18 49 (5.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 646 (72.26%) SQL
2 373 (41.72%) T-SQL
3 302 (33.78%) C#
4 111 (12.42%) JavaScript
5 103 (11.52%) PowerShell
6 35 (3.91%) VB.NET
7 23 (2.57%) Ruby
8 19 (2.13%) VBA
9 14 (1.57%) PHP
9 14 (1.57%) TypeScript
10 13 (1.45%) Java
10 13 (1.45%) VB
11 12 (1.34%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.34%) Python
12 10 (1.12%) PHP 5
12 10 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.01%) C
13 9 (1.01%) R
13 9 (1.01%) VBScript
14 8 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 106 (11.86%) Degree
2 71 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (3.24%) MCSE
4 18 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.68%) CCNA
5 15 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.57%) MCSA
7 9 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (0.89%) A+ Certification
8 8 (0.89%) MCTS
8 8 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (0.67%) MCP
9 6 (0.67%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.45%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.45%) MCITP
10 4 (0.45%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.34%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.68%) Data Quality
1 24 (2.68%) QA
2 13 (1.45%) GDPR
3 7 (0.78%) SLA
4 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.45%) MiFID
6 2 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 52 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.13%) vSphere
4 24 (2.68%) HDFS
4 24 (2.68%) XenApp
5 20 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.01%) Docker
7 9 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.67%) DFS Replication
10 5 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.34%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.22%) KVM
12 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.11%) vCloud
13 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (1.68%) SCCM
2 11 (1.23%) Control-M
3 10 (1.12%) Puppet
4 8 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.89%) Oracle ZFS
4 8 (0.89%) WSUS
5 7 (0.78%) Ansible
6 6 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.67%) SCOM
6 6 (0.67%) Unicenter
6 6 (0.67%) vCenter Server
7 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.56%) SCVMM
7 5 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.45%) Foglight
8 4 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.45%) Kibana
8 4 (0.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 447 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 66 (7.38%) VMware
3 65 (7.27%) Oracle
4 46 (5.15%) Tableau
5 43 (4.81%) Citrix
5 43 (4.81%) HP
6 41 (4.59%) Cisco
7 26 (2.91%) CA
8 21 (2.35%) Google
9 19 (2.13%) EMC
10 17 (1.90%) CommVault
11 14 (1.57%) FalconStor
11 14 (1.57%) McAfee
12 13 (1.45%) BMC
12 13 (1.45%) Dell
12 13 (1.45%) Facebook
12 13 (1.45%) Siebel
13 12 (1.34%) Avaya
13 12 (1.34%) SAP
13 12 (1.34%) Sybase