Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 674 666 442
Rank change year-on-year -8 -224 -198
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 173 499 1,250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.34% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.83% 1.23% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 130 444 1,213
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,625 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 20,855 40,664 54,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.03% 27.61% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17,007 33,303 44,091
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQL Server 2014 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2014.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2014 over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Top 14 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 12 July 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 +20 172 £50,000 +5.26% 9
UK excluding London +71 104 £47,500 +5.56% 6
London +46 69 £66,250 +15.22% 5
South East +93 37 £37,500 -21.05% 1
North of England +104 30 £50,000 +13.64% 1
Midlands +82 18 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +102 15 £48,000 +1.05% 1
North West +86 15 £50,000 +17.65%
South West +86 15 £41,250 -17.50% 1
West Midlands +45 10 £51,000 +54.55% 1
East Midlands +68 8 £48,750 +2.63%
East of England +90 4 £47,500 +5.56%
Work from Home +36 3 £45,000 -30.77%
Scotland +77 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 12 July 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.

1 173 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 136 (78.61%) SQL
3 81 (46.82%) Microsoft
4 74 (42.77%) Azure
4 74 (42.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 73 (42.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 71 (41.04%) Windows
7 64 (36.99%) C#
8 61 (35.26%) .NET
9 50 (28.90%) T-SQL
10 49 (28.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (27.17%) PowerShell
12 45 (26.01%) Windows Server
13 44 (25.43%) DevOps
14 39 (22.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 39 (22.54%) Office 365
15 37 (21.39%) Finance
15 37 (21.39%) VMware
16 33 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (18.50%) ASP.NET
18 31 (17.92%) Project Management
18 31 (17.92%) Performance Tuning
19 30 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
19 30 (17.34%) HP
19 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2016
20 29 (16.76%) Active Directory
20 29 (16.76%) CSS
20 29 (16.76%) Oracle
20 29 (16.76%) Scrum
21 28 (16.18%) Linux

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 23 (13.29%) IIS
2 17 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (9.83%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (42.77%) Azure
2 39 (22.54%) Office 365
3 20 (11.56%) AWS
4 12 (6.94%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (6.36%) SaaS
6 9 (5.20%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (5.20%) IaaS
7 7 (4.05%) PaaS
7 7 (4.05%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.16%) GitHub
9 2 (1.16%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.58%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.56%) Firewall
2 18 (10.40%) NetScaler
3 17 (9.83%) SAN
4 16 (9.25%) VPN
5 8 (4.62%) Network Security
6 5 (2.89%) LAN
7 4 (2.31%) DNS
7 4 (2.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (2.31%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.31%) WAN
8 1 (0.58%) FTP
8 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.58%) Internet
8 1 (0.58%) IPsec
8 1 (0.58%) NAS
8 1 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.58%) SMS
8 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (42.77%) SQL Server 2016
3 73 (42.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (22.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (15.03%) SQL Server 2017
6 24 (13.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (11.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (10.40%) MySQL
9 17 (9.83%) MongoDB
10 16 (9.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (7.51%) Oracle Database
13 11 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (6.36%) Relational Database
14 8 (4.62%) RDBMS
15 7 (4.05%) Power BI
15 7 (4.05%) SAP HANA
16 6 (3.47%) Azure SQL Database
17 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2000
17 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 28 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (12.72%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.20%) NUnit
4 7 (4.05%) JIRA
5 6 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (3.47%) Selenium
5 6 (3.47%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.31%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.16%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.16%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.16%) Postman
7 2 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.16%) tSQLt
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (21.39%) Finance
2 16 (9.25%) Law
3 11 (6.36%) Banking
4 10 (5.78%) Back Office
5 4 (2.31%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.31%) Retail
6 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Front Office
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (40.46%) Developer
2 36 (20.81%) C# Developer
3 34 (19.65%) DBA
4 29 (16.76%) SQL Developer
5 26 (15.03%) .NET Developer
6 24 (13.87%) SQL DBA
7 18 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (9.83%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (9.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (8.67%) Senior Developer
10 15 (8.67%) SQL Server DBA
10 15 (8.67%) Technical Engineer
11 12 (6.94%) Analyst
11 12 (6.94%) CRM Developer
11 12 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 10 (5.78%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (5.78%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (5.20%) HTML CSS Developer
13 9 (5.20%) HTML Developer
14 8 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (35.26%) .NET
2 32 (18.50%) ASP.NET
3 29 (16.76%) CSS
4 27 (15.61%) HTML
5 26 (15.03%) .NET Framework
6 24 (13.87%) jQuery
7 20 (11.56%) Entity Framework
7 20 (11.56%) Web Services
8 18 (10.40%) AngularJS
8 18 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (9.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (8.09%) Ajax
10 14 (8.09%) WinForms
11 12 (6.94%) .NET Core
11 12 (6.94%) XML
12 11 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (5.78%) React
14 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (5.20%) Kendo UI
14 9 (5.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.09%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.51%) CMDB
3 11 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (5.78%) Hedge funds
5 8 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.62%) Reinsurance
6 7 (4.05%) Clustering
7 6 (3.47%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.47%) Fixed Income
7 6 (3.47%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.89%) Replication
9 4 (2.31%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.16%) Derivative
10 2 (1.16%) EPoS
10 2 (1.16%) User Experience
10 2 (1.16%) Wiki
11 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 71 (41.04%) Windows
2 49 (28.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 45 (26.01%) Windows Server
4 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2016
5 28 (16.18%) Linux
6 13 (7.51%) Windows 10
7 12 (6.94%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (5.20%) Windows 7
10 7 (4.05%) Solaris
11 6 (3.47%) Unix
12 5 (2.89%) HPUX
13 4 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (2.31%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.73%) Android
14 3 (1.73%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.16%) CentOS
16 1 (0.58%) AIX
16 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.43%) DevOps
2 33 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (17.92%) Performance Tuning
3 31 (17.92%) Project Management
4 29 (16.76%) Scrum
5 26 (15.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 25 (14.45%) MVC
7 23 (13.29%) Change Management
7 23 (13.29%) Migration
8 21 (12.14%) High Availability
9 20 (11.56%) OO
9 20 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.67%) TDD
11 14 (8.09%) ETL
11 14 (8.09%) Information Security
11 14 (8.09%) Service Delivery
12 13 (7.51%) Information Security Management
12 13 (7.51%) ISMS
12 13 (7.51%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (78.61%) SQL
2 64 (36.99%) C#
3 50 (28.90%) T-SQL
4 47 (27.17%) PowerShell
5 23 (13.29%) JavaScript
6 19 (10.98%) Python
7 17 (9.83%) Bash Shell
8 15 (8.67%) VB
9 10 (5.78%) VB6
10 9 (5.20%) VB.NET
11 8 (4.62%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.62%) TypeScript
12 6 (3.47%) PHP
12 6 (3.47%) PHP 5
12 6 (3.47%) VBScript
13 4 (2.31%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.16%) Perl
15 1 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.58%) Java
15 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.67%) MCSA
3 13 (7.51%) MCSE
4 9 (5.20%) Degree
4 9 (5.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (4.62%) CCNA
5 8 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.05%) MCP
7 6 (3.47%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (2.31%) CCNP
8 4 (2.31%) MCDBA
8 4 (2.31%) MCITP
8 4 (2.31%) VCP5
9 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.73%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.58%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.51%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.58%) GDPR
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (10.98%) XenApp
3 19 (10.98%) XenDesktop
4 18 (10.40%) Hyper-V
4 18 (10.40%) vSphere
5 8 (4.62%) Docker
6 6 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.16%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 17 (9.83%) Backup Exec
2 16 (9.25%) Ansible
2 16 (9.25%) Puppet
3 11 (6.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.05%) SCCM
4 7 (4.05%) Terraform
5 4 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.31%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.73%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.16%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (46.82%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.39%) VMware
3 30 (17.34%) HP
4 29 (16.76%) Oracle
5 28 (16.18%) Cisco
6 25 (14.45%) Citrix
7 22 (12.72%) Dell
8 17 (9.83%) NetApp
9 16 (9.25%) Veeam
10 15 (8.67%) McAfee
11 13 (7.51%) EqualLogic
11 13 (7.51%) Juniper
11 13 (7.51%) Palo Alto
11 13 (7.51%) Symantec
12 12 (6.94%) Telerik
13 11 (6.36%) CommVault
13 11 (6.36%) Sophos
14 8 (4.62%) SAP
15 6 (3.47%) Tableau
16 4 (2.31%) 3PAR