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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 189 220
Rank change year-on-year -53 +31  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 1196 1749 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.41% 1.75% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.49% 5.79% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1669 1568
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Server 2014 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 26621 30191 35083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.32% 30.28% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22556 25805 29595
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,523
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SQL Server 2014 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -52 1144 £45,000 - 144
London -43 506 £55,000 - 48
North West -16 177 £40,000 - 24
South East -61 161 £42,500 - 26
East of England +8 83 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Manchester -34 83 £40,000 - 13
Yorkshire -5 69 £41,000 +3.79% 13
West Midlands +45 66 £45,000 +16.12% 4
Cheshire +9 63 £40,000 - 6
Warrington +20 42 £40,000 - 4
West Yorkshire -28 39 £42,500 +6.25% 9
City of London -23 33 £55,000 +10.00% 4
South West -29 33 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Leeds -6 31 £42,500 +18.05% 8
Scotland +31 30 £40,000 -13.51% 5
Birmingham +25 30 £45,000 +20.00%
Hampshire +6 27 £39,000 -2.50% 4
West Sussex 0 27 £46,500 +16.25% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 25 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Tyne and Wear +13 25 £40,000 - 4
North East +2 25 £40,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +8 24 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +4 24 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cambridge -6 24 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Essex +14 23 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Hertfordshire +5 23 £65,000 - 5
East Midlands -17 23 £42,500 - 2
Milton Keynes +2 20 £40,000 - 2
Surrey -39 20 £51,250 -2.38% 2
Oxfordshire +8 19 £42,500 -19.04% 3

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2765 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1950 (70.52%) .NET
3 1891 (68.39%) C#
4 1770 (64.01%) Agile Software Development
5 1596 (57.72%) MVC
6 1586 (57.36%) ASP.NET
7 1520 (54.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1460 (52.80%) TDD
9 1350 (48.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1348 (48.75%) Web Application Development
11 1117 (40.40%) BDD
12 975 (35.26%) SQL
13 969 (35.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 959 (34.68%) WCF
15 948 (34.29%) RESTful
16 855 (30.92%) Microsoft
17 720 (26.04%) Scrum
18 673 (24.34%) Node.js
19 653 (23.62%) SQL Server 2012
20 645 (23.33%) .NET Framework
21 631 (22.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 623 (22.53%) Ruby
23 604 (21.84%) AngularJS
24 583 (21.08%) T-SQL
25 569 (20.58%) NoSQL
26 562 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
27 560 (20.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 552 (19.96%) Git (software)
28 552 (19.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 530 (19.17%) KnockoutJS

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
1 147 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 114 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
3 97 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
4 89 (3.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 87 (3.15%) IIS
6 56 (2.03%) CMS
7 53 (1.92%) MS Exchange
8 49 (1.77%) EPiServer
9 39 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 30 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 30 (1.08%) Umbraco
11 27 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (0.90%) SAS
13 18 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (0.58%) Sitefinity
15 14 (0.51%) Skype for Business
16 12 (0.43%) DNN
16 12 (0.43%) Immediacy CMS
16 12 (0.43%) Kentico
16 12 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 62 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.33%) HipChat
5 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 13 (0.47%) Endur
3 8 (0.29%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.14%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.11%) Sage 50
7 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.072%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.036%) BPCS
9 1 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.036%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 386 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (2.97%) Google Play
4 43 (1.56%) Office 365
5 30 (1.08%) SaaS
6 13 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.47%) GitHub
7 9 (0.33%) IaaS
8 6 (0.22%) PaaS
9 4 (0.14%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.036%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.036%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.036%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.036%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.036%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 264 (9.55%) Internet
2 48 (1.74%) Intranet
3 45 (1.63%) DNS
4 42 (1.52%) SAN
5 40 (1.45%) Broadband
6 39 (1.41%) DHCP
7 35 (1.27%) Firewall
8 34 (1.23%) TCP/IP
9 22 (0.80%) WAN
10 21 (0.76%) LAN
11 18 (0.65%) NAS
12 16 (0.58%) VLAN
13 14 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (0.51%) Ethernet
13 14 (0.51%) RS-232
14 10 (0.36%) HTTP
14 10 (0.36%) VoIP
15 9 (0.33%) SSL
16 8 (0.29%) VPN
17 6 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2765 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 653 (23.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 631 (22.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 569 (20.58%) NoSQL
5 560 (20.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 470 (17.00%) Data Warehouse
7 453 (16.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 413 (14.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 299 (10.81%) SQL Server 2016
10 220 (7.96%) MongoDB
11 204 (7.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 160 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
13 114 (4.12%) Power BI
14 103 (3.73%) Relational Database
15 79 (2.86%) RavenDB
16 60 (2.17%) MySQL
17 58 (2.10%) OLAP
18 48 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
19 45 (1.63%) Big Data
19 45 (1.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 552 (19.96%) Git (software)
2 388 (14.03%) NUnit
3 345 (12.48%) Rhino Mocks
4 271 (9.80%) Moq
5 186 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 167 (6.04%) Visual Studio
7 159 (5.75%) TeamCity
8 125 (4.52%) MSTest
9 124 (4.48%) Subversion
10 32 (1.16%) Maven
11 30 (1.08%) JIRA
12 23 (0.83%) Jenkins
13 21 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 17 (0.61%) NuGet
16 16 (0.58%) WiX
17 15 (0.54%) WebDriver
18 14 (0.51%) gulp
18 14 (0.51%) JBehave
18 14 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 448 (16.20%) Finance
2 343 (12.41%) Games
3 189 (6.84%) Marketing
4 153 (5.53%) Advertising
5 138 (4.99%) Banking
6 87 (3.15%) Music Industry
7 60 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 60 (2.17%) Retail
8 55 (1.99%) Legal
9 49 (1.77%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 34 (1.23%) Front Office
11 23 (0.83%) Law
12 21 (0.76%) Publishing
13 16 (0.58%) Automotive
14 5 (0.18%) Back Office
15 4 (0.14%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.11%) Electronics
17 1 (0.036%) Local Government
17 1 (0.036%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2154 (77.90%) Developer
2 1657 (59.93%) .NET Developer
3 705 (25.50%) C# Developer
4 625 (22.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 389 (14.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 386 (13.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 290 (10.49%) SQL Developer
8 289 (10.45%) DBA
9 265 (9.58%) SQL DBA
10 259 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 210 (7.59%) Agile Developer
12 198 (7.16%) Agile .NET Developer
13 175 (6.33%) Agile C# Developer
14 172 (6.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 166 (6.00%) SQL Server Developer
16 149 (5.39%) Junior
17 143 (5.17%) SQL Server DBA
18 141 (5.10%) Junior Developer
19 137 (4.95%) C# WPF Developer
19 137 (4.95%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1950 (70.52%) .NET
2 1586 (57.36%) ASP.NET
3 1520 (54.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1350 (48.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 969 (35.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 959 (34.68%) WCF
7 948 (34.29%) RESTful
8 673 (24.34%) Node.js
9 645 (23.33%) .NET Framework
10 604 (21.84%) AngularJS
11 552 (19.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 530 (19.17%) KnockoutJS
13 519 (18.77%) WPF
14 482 (17.43%) Entity Framework
15 356 (12.88%) HTML
16 340 (12.30%) Code First Entity Framework
17 320 (11.57%) CSS
18 310 (11.21%) NHibernate
19 248 (8.97%) HTML5
20 247 (8.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 334 (12.08%) Greenfield Project
2 212 (7.67%) Enterprise Software
3 143 (5.17%) Replication
4 138 (4.99%) Clustering
5 126 (4.56%) Social Network
6 105 (3.80%) Tandem
7 92 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 92 (3.33%) Mobile App
8 89 (3.22%) Social Media
9 88 (3.18%) BBC
10 85 (3.07%) Computer Science
11 82 (2.97%) iPhone
12 71 (2.57%) Fintech
13 59 (2.13%) Digital TV
14 57 (2.06%) Client/Server
15 54 (1.95%) User Experience
16 23 (0.83%) Management Information System
17 22 (0.80%) Streaming Music
18 18 (0.65%) Data Structures
19 14 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 519 (18.77%) Windows
2 206 (7.45%) Windows Server
3 174 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 145 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (3.00%) Android
6 59 (2.13%) Linux
7 35 (1.27%) Windows 10
8 34 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 23 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (0.69%) Unix
11 14 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 14 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 7 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.11%) MVS
15 2 (0.072%) AIX
16 1 (0.036%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.036%) CentOS
16 1 (0.036%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1770 (64.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1596 (57.72%) MVC
3 1460 (52.80%) TDD
4 1348 (48.75%) Web Application Development
5 1117 (40.40%) BDD
6 720 (26.04%) Scrum
7 562 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
8 494 (17.87%) Dependency Injection
9 447 (16.17%) Kanban
10 441 (15.95%) OO
11 300 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
12 250 (9.04%) Performance Tuning
13 219 (7.92%) ETL
14 195 (7.05%) MVVM
15 172 (6.22%) High Availability
16 159 (5.75%) SDLC
17 143 (5.17%) Web Development
18 142 (5.14%) Domain-Driven Design
18 142 (5.14%) Multithreading
19 125 (4.52%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 1891 (68.39%) C#
2 975 (35.26%) SQL
3 623 (22.53%) Ruby
4 583 (21.08%) T-SQL
5 453 (16.38%) JavaScript
6 179 (6.47%) VB.NET
7 169 (6.11%) VB
8 113 (4.09%) F#
9 94 (3.40%) PowerShell
10 53 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 53 (1.92%) Java
11 52 (1.88%) C++
12 37 (1.34%) XPath
13 22 (0.80%) C
13 22 (0.80%) VBA
14 21 (0.76%) PL/SQL
15 19 (0.69%) ES6
16 16 (0.58%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.54%) Python
18 14 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 167 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (5.79%) Degree
3 55 (1.99%) MCTS
4 42 (1.52%) MCP
5 32 (1.16%) MCSD
6 31 (1.12%) MCITP
7 27 (0.98%) MCSA
8 26 (0.94%) MCAD
9 24 (0.87%) MCSE
10 23 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
11 21 (0.76%) Security Cleared
12 14 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.43%) SC Cleared
14 9 (0.33%) OCP
14 9 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
15 8 (0.29%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 5 (0.18%) CCNA
17 5 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
18 4 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (1.77%) QA
2 29 (1.05%) SLA
3 15 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.40%) GDPR
6 5 (0.18%) MiFID
7 3 (0.11%) IFRS
7 3 (0.11%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.072%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.036%) COBIT
9 1 (0.036%) PMO
System Software
1 122 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 23 (0.83%) XenApp
5 19 (0.69%) vSphere
6 11 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.072%) XenServer
11 1 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 113 (4.09%) Kibana
2 67 (2.42%) WSUS
3 61 (2.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 26 (0.94%) SCCM
5 18 (0.65%) SCOM
6 15 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 13 (0.47%) Ansible
7 13 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.47%) Puppet
8 10 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (0.33%) Data Guard
9 9 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (0.29%) CFEngine
11 6 (0.22%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.14%) vRealize
14 3 (0.11%) XenMobile
15 2 (0.072%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 855 (30.92%) Microsoft
2 257 (9.29%) Facebook
3 227 (8.21%) Google
4 103 (3.73%) Oracle
5 88 (3.18%) Apple
5 88 (3.18%) Sony
5 88 (3.18%) Yahoo!
6 70 (2.53%) VMware
7 50 (1.81%) Twitter
8 49 (1.77%) Tableau
9 45 (1.63%) Cisco
10 43 (1.56%) Citrix
11 36 (1.30%) SAP
12 32 (1.16%) Cognos
13 20 (0.72%) RedGate
13 20 (0.72%) Sitecore
14 17 (0.61%) IBM
15 15 (0.54%) HP
16 13 (0.47%) OpenLink
17 12 (0.43%) Alterian
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