Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 257 196 214
Rank change year-on-year -61 +18 +198
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 2396 3221 3487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.72% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.40% 5.81% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2213 3110 3340
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,475
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 54401 55452 68917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.26% 29.64% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 44789 47398 58029
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -55 2326 £50,000 +11.11% 112
UK excluding London -68 1245 £42,500 - 59
London -33 1138 £55,000 - 53
North of England -61 407 £40,000 - 20
South East -82 295 £42,500 - 18
North West -53 290 £40,000 - 15
Midlands -45 181 £45,000 +5.88% 9
East of England -18 168 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South West -1 136 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Yorkshire -50 109 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -22 91 £51,250 +28.13% 4
East Midlands -27 90 £42,500 - 5
Scotland -23 37 £40,000 -4.10%
Wales +8 21 £35,000 -
North East -43 8 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 2396 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1584 (66.11%) C#
3 1579 (65.90%) .NET
4 1509 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
5 1291 (53.88%) ASP.NET
6 1288 (53.76%) MVC
7 1164 (48.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1152 (48.08%) TDD
9 1042 (43.49%) Web Application Development
10 1030 (42.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 974 (40.65%) SQL
12 851 (35.52%) BDD
13 834 (34.81%) WCF
14 833 (34.77%) Microsoft
15 688 (28.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 666 (27.80%) RESTful
17 652 (27.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 641 (26.75%) Scrum
19 609 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 590 (24.62%) T-SQL
21 537 (22.41%) SQL Server 2012
22 536 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
23 531 (22.16%) WPF
24 482 (20.12%) Node.js
25 466 (19.45%) .NET Framework
26 459 (19.16%) Finance
27 447 (18.66%) Ruby
28 435 (18.16%) Kanban
29 433 (18.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
30 428 (17.86%) Windows

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
1 176 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 151 (6.30%) BizTalk Server
3 128 (5.34%) IIS
4 112 (4.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 110 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
6 51 (2.13%) MS Exchange
7 33 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (1.17%) CMS
9 25 (1.04%) EPiServer
10 22 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (0.63%) Skype for Business
13 12 (0.50%) Apache
14 10 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.21%) NServiceBus
16 5 (0.21%) SAS
16 5 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.21%) Umbraco
17 3 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.13%) SPSS
5 2 (0.083%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.042%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.042%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.13%) Misys Equation
6 2 (0.083%) Endur
6 2 (0.083%) Magento
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.042%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.042%) Unica
7 1 (0.042%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 347 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 161 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (2.55%) Google Play
4 50 (2.09%) SaaS
5 37 (1.54%) Office 365
6 24 (1.00%) IaaS
7 17 (0.71%) GitHub
8 15 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.54%) PaaS
10 5 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.17%) npm
12 3 (0.13%) BlueKai
13 2 (0.083%) Yarn
14 1 (0.042%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.042%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.042%) Serverless
14 1 (0.042%) SurveyMonkey
14 1 (0.042%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 282 (11.77%) Internet
2 60 (2.50%) Hyperconnected
3 49 (2.05%) Firewall
4 48 (2.00%) DNS
5 41 (1.71%) Intranet
6 31 (1.29%) Broadband
7 25 (1.04%) SAN
8 21 (0.88%) DHCP
9 12 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 11 (0.46%) LAN
11 9 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (0.38%) Skype
12 8 (0.33%) Ethernet
12 8 (0.33%) SSL
12 8 (0.33%) WAN
13 6 (0.25%) VPN
14 5 (0.21%) BIG-IP
14 5 (0.21%) VLAN
14 5 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2396 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 652 (27.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 609 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 537 (22.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 433 (18.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 413 (17.24%) NoSQL
7 384 (16.03%) Data Warehouse
8 360 (15.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 292 (12.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 209 (8.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 184 (7.68%) MongoDB
12 120 (5.01%) Power BI
13 109 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 61 (2.55%) Relational Database
15 50 (2.09%) MySQL
16 48 (2.00%) OLAP
17 46 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
18 45 (1.88%) QlikView
19 37 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
20 32 (1.34%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 405 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 362 (15.11%) NUnit
3 352 (14.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 273 (11.39%) Moq
5 182 (7.60%) Visual Studio
6 173 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 148 (6.18%) TeamCity
8 144 (6.01%) Subversion
9 83 (3.46%) MSTest
10 28 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 25 (1.04%) JIRA
12 23 (0.96%) Jenkins
13 19 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (0.54%) NuGet
15 10 (0.42%) Maven
16 9 (0.38%) tSQLt
17 8 (0.33%) gulp
17 8 (0.33%) Karma Test Runner
18 7 (0.29%) JBehave
18 7 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 459 (19.16%) Finance
2 298 (12.44%) Games
3 140 (5.84%) Advertising
4 139 (5.80%) Marketing
5 138 (5.76%) Banking
6 75 (3.13%) Retail
7 59 (2.46%) Investment Banking
8 46 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 29 (1.21%) Front Office
10 22 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.54%) Back Office
12 13 (0.54%) Electronics
13 12 (0.50%) Automotive
14 11 (0.46%) Legal
15 7 (0.29%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.083%) Publishing
17 1 (0.042%) Law
17 1 (0.042%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.042%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1842 (76.88%) Developer
2 1316 (54.92%) .NET Developer
3 731 (30.51%) C# Developer
4 627 (26.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 399 (16.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 399 (16.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 341 (14.23%) SQL Developer
7 269 (11.23%) DBA
8 263 (10.98%) Agile Developer
9 252 (10.52%) Agile .NET Developer
10 230 (9.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 227 (9.47%) Agile C# Developer
11 227 (9.47%) SQL DBA
12 225 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 219 (9.14%) SQL Server Developer
14 157 (6.55%) SQL BI Developer
15 141 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
15 141 (5.88%) WPF Developer
16 137 (5.72%) Administrator
17 126 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1579 (65.90%) .NET
2 1291 (53.88%) ASP.NET
3 1164 (48.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1030 (42.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 834 (34.81%) WCF
6 688 (28.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 666 (27.80%) RESTful
8 531 (22.16%) WPF
9 482 (20.12%) Node.js
10 466 (19.45%) .NET Framework
11 382 (15.94%) AngularJS
12 364 (15.19%) KnockoutJS
13 363 (15.15%) NHibernate
14 353 (14.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 342 (14.27%) Entity Framework
16 313 (13.06%) HTML
17 265 (11.06%) CSS
18 242 (10.10%) LINQ
19 237 (9.89%) WinForms
20 194 (8.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 264 (11.02%) Greenfield Project
2 157 (6.55%) Enterprise Software
3 102 (4.26%) BBC
3 102 (4.26%) Social Media
4 89 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
5 87 (3.63%) Replication
6 83 (3.46%) Computer Science
7 76 (3.17%) Tandem
8 73 (3.05%) Clustering
9 71 (2.96%) Social Network
10 68 (2.84%) Client/Server
11 66 (2.75%) Fintech
11 66 (2.75%) Mobile App
12 61 (2.55%) iPhone
13 45 (1.88%) Digital TV
14 30 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 20 (0.83%) Data Centre
15 20 (0.83%) User Experience
16 17 (0.71%) Management Information System
17 14 (0.58%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 428 (17.86%) Windows
2 155 (6.47%) Windows Server
3 102 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (3.51%) Linux
5 63 (2.63%) Android
6 43 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (1.71%) Unix
8 32 (1.34%) Windows 10
9 28 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.38%) VMS
11 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.17%) HPUX
13 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (0.083%) CentOS
15 2 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1509 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1288 (53.76%) MVC
3 1152 (48.08%) TDD
4 1042 (43.49%) Web Application Development
5 851 (35.52%) BDD
6 641 (26.75%) Scrum
7 536 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
8 435 (18.16%) Kanban
9 374 (15.61%) Dependency Injection
10 342 (14.27%) OO
11 244 (10.18%) Performance Tuning
12 239 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
13 216 (9.02%) ETL
14 163 (6.80%) ITIL
15 154 (6.43%) MVVM
16 136 (5.68%) Web Development
17 126 (5.26%) High Availability
18 123 (5.13%) Domain-Driven Design
19 117 (4.88%) Multithreading
20 114 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1584 (66.11%) C#
2 974 (40.65%) SQL
3 590 (24.62%) T-SQL
4 447 (18.66%) Ruby
5 413 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 145 (6.05%) VB.NET
7 122 (5.09%) PowerShell
8 107 (4.47%) F#
8 107 (4.47%) VB
9 39 (1.63%) Java
10 34 (1.42%) C++
11 32 (1.34%) VBA
12 23 (0.96%) C
13 21 (0.88%) PHP
14 16 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 16 (0.67%) VBScript
15 15 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 13 (0.54%) Perl
17 11 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 10 (0.42%) X++
Qualifications
1 160 (6.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (4.09%) Degree
3 54 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 49 (2.05%) MCITP
4 49 (2.05%) SC Cleared
5 47 (1.96%) MCSE
6 41 (1.71%) MCP
7 38 (1.59%) MCSA
8 36 (1.50%) MCTS
9 32 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (1.25%) CCNA
10 30 (1.25%) MCSD
11 18 (0.75%) MCAD
12 15 (0.63%) OCP
12 15 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
13 13 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (0.46%) CCNP
14 11 (0.46%) MCDBA
15 8 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (1.54%) SLA
2 30 (1.25%) QA
3 23 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.50%) GDPR
5 11 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.38%) MiFID
7 7 (0.29%) EMIR
8 6 (0.25%) SEPA
9 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.21%) NEBOSH
10 2 (0.083%) COBIT
10 2 (0.083%) PMO
11 1 (0.042%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 97 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (0.75%) vSphere
7 13 (0.54%) XenApp
8 8 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.25%) Docker
11 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.13%) HDFS
13 2 (0.083%) UAG
14 1 (0.042%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.042%) Firmware
14 1 (0.042%) OpenSIPS
14 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.042%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 107 (4.47%) Kibana
2 56 (2.34%) WSUS
3 53 (2.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 24 (1.00%) Ansible
5 20 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
6 17 (0.71%) SCCM
7 16 (0.67%) Data Guard
7 16 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 16 (0.67%) SCOM
8 14 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 13 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
10 12 (0.50%) Perfmon
11 10 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
11 10 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.25%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.25%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.21%) Puppet
15 4 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 4 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 833 (34.77%) Microsoft
2 241 (10.06%) Facebook
3 218 (9.10%) Google
4 104 (4.34%) Apple
5 102 (4.26%) Sony
5 102 (4.26%) Yahoo!
6 81 (3.38%) Oracle
7 78 (3.26%) VMware
8 54 (2.25%) Cisco
9 42 (1.75%) Twitter
10 35 (1.46%) Tableau
11 34 (1.42%) SAP
12 33 (1.38%) Sitecore
13 28 (1.17%) Citrix
14 27 (1.13%) Remedy
15 24 (1.00%) HP
16 22 (0.92%) Cognos
17 21 (0.88%) RedGate
18 18 (0.75%) Sybase
19 17 (0.71%) IBM