Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 195 218
Rank change year-on-year -66 +23 +284
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 2293 3341 3510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.74% 1.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.30% 5.87% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2100 3218 3384
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 53338 56897 68761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.49% 29.65% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43863 48410 57997
UK median annual salary £47,987 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.02% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 October 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 17 October 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 -66 2219 £47,500 +5.56% 148
UK excluding London -67 1199 £42,500 - 85
London -48 1079 £55,000 - 66
North of England -54 420 £40,000 - 28
North West -62 292 £40,000 - 20
South East -92 263 £42,500 - 24
Midlands -36 179 £45,000 +5.88% 14
East of England 0 164 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Yorkshire -20 115 £44,000 -2.22% 8
South West -23 113 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Midlands +20 109 £45,000 +12.50% 8
East Midlands -37 70 £42,500 - 6
Scotland -1 46 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Wales 0 14 £35,000 +11.11% 1
North East -35 13 £38,500 -3.75%
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2293 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1497 (65.29%) .NET
3 1493 (65.11%) C#
4 1424 (62.10%) Agile Software Development
5 1203 (52.46%) MVC
6 1196 (52.16%) ASP.NET
7 1082 (47.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1071 (46.71%) TDD
9 961 (41.91%) Web Application Development
10 950 (41.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 950 (41.43%) SQL
11 795 (34.67%) Microsoft
12 786 (34.28%) BDD
13 766 (33.41%) WCF
14 625 (27.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 612 (26.69%) RESTful
16 605 (26.38%) Scrum
17 595 (25.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 569 (24.81%) T-SQL
19 567 (24.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 561 (24.47%) SQL Server 2012
21 515 (22.46%) Business Intelligence
22 499 (21.76%) WPF
23 458 (19.97%) .NET Framework
24 449 (19.58%) Finance
25 437 (19.06%) Node.js
26 420 (18.32%) Windows
27 415 (18.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 406 (17.71%) Kanban
29 400 (17.44%) Ruby

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
1 157 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 144 (6.28%) IIS
3 132 (5.76%) BizTalk Server
4 103 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 102 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
6 53 (2.31%) MS Exchange
7 38 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (1.05%) CMS
9 23 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 19 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (0.78%) EPiServer
12 16 (0.70%) Apache
13 13 (0.57%) Skype for Business
14 10 (0.44%) SAS
14 10 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.35%) Umbraco
17 7 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 6 (0.26%) NServiceBus
19 4 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 80 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.087%) SPSS
7 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 11 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.48%) Endur
3 7 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.13%) Misys Equation
5 2 (0.087%) Magento
6 1 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.044%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.044%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.044%) Unica
6 1 (0.044%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 318 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 159 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (2.49%) Google Play
4 43 (1.88%) SaaS
5 29 (1.26%) Office 365
6 23 (1.00%) GitHub
7 17 (0.74%) IaaS
8 11 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.39%) PaaS
10 7 (0.31%) npm
10 7 (0.31%) Yarn
11 3 (0.13%) BlueKai
12 2 (0.087%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.087%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.044%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.044%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.044%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 255 (11.12%) Internet
2 52 (2.27%) Hyperconnected
3 48 (2.09%) Firewall
4 46 (2.01%) DNS
5 35 (1.53%) Intranet
6 33 (1.44%) SAN
7 29 (1.26%) Broadband
8 19 (0.83%) DHCP
9 16 (0.70%) TCP/IP
10 15 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (0.44%) Ethernet
12 9 (0.39%) LAN
12 9 (0.39%) WAN
13 8 (0.35%) RS-232
13 8 (0.35%) Skype
13 8 (0.35%) SSL
13 8 (0.35%) VPN
14 6 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (0.26%) NAS
15 5 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2293 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 595 (25.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 567 (24.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 561 (24.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 415 (18.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 390 (17.01%) NoSQL
7 366 (15.96%) Data Warehouse
8 344 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 319 (13.91%) SQL Server 2016
10 198 (8.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 189 (8.24%) MongoDB
12 144 (6.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 112 (4.88%) Power BI
14 81 (3.53%) Relational Database
15 58 (2.53%) MySQL
16 49 (2.14%) QlikView
17 43 (1.88%) OLAP
18 41 (1.79%) RDBMS
19 38 (1.66%) SQL Server 2000
20 33 (1.44%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 377 (16.44%) Git (software)
2 342 (14.91%) NUnit
3 324 (14.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 253 (11.03%) Moq
5 174 (7.59%) Visual Studio
6 165 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 157 (6.85%) TeamCity
8 138 (6.02%) Subversion
9 86 (3.75%) MSTest
10 36 (1.57%) Jenkins
11 28 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 27 (1.18%) JIRA
13 26 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
14 22 (0.96%) Maven
15 18 (0.78%) NuGet
16 9 (0.39%) gulp
16 9 (0.39%) JBehave
16 9 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
16 9 (0.39%) tSQLt
16 9 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 449 (19.58%) Finance
2 278 (12.12%) Games
3 148 (6.45%) Banking
4 132 (5.76%) Marketing
5 106 (4.62%) Advertising
6 63 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 53 (2.31%) Retail
8 51 (2.22%) Front Office
9 46 (2.01%) Telecoms
10 20 (0.87%) Legal
11 19 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.61%) Electronics
12 14 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.57%) Automotive
14 11 (0.48%) Back Office
15 8 (0.35%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.22%) Law
17 3 (0.13%) Publishing
18 2 (0.087%) Local Government
19 1 (0.044%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1731 (75.49%) Developer
2 1226 (53.47%) .NET Developer
3 684 (29.83%) C# Developer
4 579 (25.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 366 (15.96%) ASP.NET Developer
5 366 (15.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 322 (14.04%) SQL Developer
7 250 (10.90%) DBA
8 232 (10.12%) Agile Developer
9 221 (9.64%) Agile .NET Developer
10 213 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 211 (9.20%) SQL DBA
12 205 (8.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 200 (8.72%) Agile C# Developer
14 194 (8.46%) SQL Server Developer
15 139 (6.06%) Administrator
16 135 (5.89%) SQL BI Developer
17 130 (5.67%) C# WPF Developer
17 130 (5.67%) WPF Developer
18 121 (5.28%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1497 (65.29%) .NET
2 1196 (52.16%) ASP.NET
3 1082 (47.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 950 (41.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 766 (33.41%) WCF
6 625 (27.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 612 (26.69%) RESTful
8 499 (21.76%) WPF
9 458 (19.97%) .NET Framework
10 437 (19.06%) Node.js
11 398 (17.36%) AngularJS
12 355 (15.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 341 (14.87%) KnockoutJS
14 339 (14.78%) NHibernate
15 326 (14.22%) HTML
16 322 (14.04%) Entity Framework
17 273 (11.91%) CSS
18 233 (10.16%) LINQ
19 216 (9.42%) WinForms
20 202 (8.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 252 (10.99%) Greenfield Project
2 155 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
3 94 (4.10%) BBC
3 94 (4.10%) Social Media
4 90 (3.92%) Replication
5 79 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 70 (3.05%) Social Network
7 70 (3.05%) Tandem
8 69 (3.01%) Fintech
9 67 (2.92%) Clustering
10 63 (2.75%) Mobile App
11 60 (2.62%) Client/Server
12 57 (2.49%) iPhone
13 48 (2.09%) Digital TV
14 32 (1.40%) Data Structures
15 21 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
15 21 (0.92%) User Experience
16 20 (0.87%) Management Information System
17 19 (0.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 420 (18.32%) Windows
2 165 (7.20%) Windows Server
3 120 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (3.92%) Linux
5 63 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (2.57%) Android
7 38 (1.66%) Windows 10
8 37 (1.61%) Unix
9 33 (1.44%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 7 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.13%) HPUX
16 3 (0.13%) VMS
17 2 (0.087%) AIX
17 2 (0.087%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1424 (62.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1203 (52.46%) MVC
3 1071 (46.71%) TDD
4 961 (41.91%) Web Application Development
5 786 (34.28%) BDD
6 605 (26.38%) Scrum
7 515 (22.46%) Business Intelligence
8 406 (17.71%) Kanban
9 339 (14.78%) Dependency Injection
10 311 (13.56%) OO
11 247 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
12 216 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
13 200 (8.72%) ETL
14 144 (6.28%) MVVM
15 139 (6.06%) ITIL
16 133 (5.80%) High Availability
17 128 (5.58%) Web Development
18 115 (5.02%) Multithreading
19 113 (4.93%) Domain-Driven Design
20 107 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1493 (65.11%) C#
2 950 (41.43%) SQL
3 569 (24.81%) T-SQL
4 400 (17.44%) Ruby
5 390 (17.01%) JavaScript
6 130 (5.67%) PowerShell
7 128 (5.58%) VB.NET
8 103 (4.49%) VB
9 99 (4.32%) F#
10 49 (2.14%) Java
11 38 (1.66%) C++
11 38 (1.66%) VBA
12 27 (1.18%) C
13 19 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 19 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 17 (0.74%) Perl
15 16 (0.70%) ES6
16 14 (0.61%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.61%) VBScript
17 13 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 168 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (4.71%) Degree
3 53 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 51 (2.22%) MCITP
5 48 (2.09%) MCSE
5 48 (2.09%) MCTS
6 43 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 41 (1.79%) MCSA
8 40 (1.74%) MCP
9 27 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (1.13%) MCSD
11 25 (1.09%) CCNA
12 19 (0.83%) MCAD
13 15 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
14 14 (0.61%) OCP
14 14 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
15 13 (0.57%) CCNP
16 10 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.39%) MCDBA
18 8 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.35%) SLA
2 25 (1.09%) QA
3 21 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 21 (0.92%) GDPR
4 19 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.48%) MiFID
6 6 (0.26%) SEPA
7 5 (0.22%) NEBOSH
8 4 (0.17%) EMIR
8 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.044%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 102 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (0.92%) vSphere
5 17 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.61%) XenApp
7 6 (0.26%) Docker
7 6 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.17%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.087%) UAG
9 2 (0.087%) XenServer
10 1 (0.044%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.044%) Firmware
10 1 (0.044%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 99 (4.32%) Kibana
2 54 (2.35%) WSUS
3 50 (2.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 26 (1.13%) SCOM
5 24 (1.05%) Ansible
6 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 17 (0.74%) SCCM
8 14 (0.61%) Data Guard
8 14 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (0.52%) Perfmon
10 11 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
11 10 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.26%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.22%) Puppet
15 4 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 4 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 795 (34.67%) Microsoft
2 213 (9.29%) Facebook
3 201 (8.77%) Google
4 102 (4.45%) Oracle
5 96 (4.19%) Apple
6 94 (4.10%) Sony
6 94 (4.10%) Yahoo!
7 78 (3.40%) VMware
8 50 (2.18%) Cisco
9 40 (1.74%) Twitter
10 37 (1.61%) SAP
11 30 (1.31%) Tableau
12 29 (1.26%) HP
13 26 (1.13%) Sitecore
14 24 (1.05%) Cognos
15 21 (0.92%) RedGate
16 20 (0.87%) Remedy
17 19 (0.83%) Citrix
18 18 (0.78%) IBM
18 18 (0.78%) Sybase