Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 187 212
Rank change year-on-year -67 +25 +142
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 2,339 3,237 3,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.85% 1.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.41% 6.20% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,149 3,154 3,191
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 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.82% -2.35% +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 53,077 52,208 66,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.60% 29.91% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 44,059 44,703 55,762
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -56 2,279 £50,000 +11.11% 190
London -26 1,166 £55,000 - 81
UK excluding London -91 1,165 £43,500 +4.82% 117
North of England -79 361 £40,000 - 27
South East -103 305 £42,500 -5.56% 42
North West -63 262 £40,000 - 17
Midlands -37 186 £45,000 +5.88% 13
East of England -58 134 £55,000 +22.22% 9
South West -13 128 £47,500 +18.75% 18
East Midlands -13 100 £42,500 - 5
West Midlands -35 86 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Yorkshire -64 86 £42,500 - 8
Scotland -57 27 £43,250 +15.33% 3
Wales -14 22 £40,000 +14.29% 2
North East -43 13 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Isle of Man - 2 £45,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 2,339 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1,551 (66.31%) .NET
3 1,548 (66.18%) C#
4 1,473 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
5 1,289 (55.11%) MVC
6 1,265 (54.08%) ASP.NET
7 1,170 (50.02%) TDD
8 1,169 (49.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1,035 (44.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1,018 (43.52%) Web Application Development
11 924 (39.50%) SQL
12 898 (38.39%) WCF
13 872 (37.28%) BDD
14 829 (35.44%) Microsoft
15 683 (29.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 652 (27.88%) RESTful
17 627 (26.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 626 (26.76%) Scrum
19 557 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 554 (23.69%) WPF
21 532 (22.74%) Business Intelligence
22 530 (22.66%) T-SQL
23 513 (21.93%) Node.js
24 474 (20.27%) Ruby
25 449 (19.20%) SQL Server 2012
26 445 (19.03%) Windows
27 443 (18.94%) Kanban
28 435 (18.60%) .NET Framework
29 432 (18.47%) Finance
30 427 (18.26%) Git (software)

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
1 186 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 167 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 116 (4.96%) IIS
3 116 (4.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 98 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
5 65 (2.78%) MS Exchange
6 49 (2.09%) CMS
7 43 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 35 (1.50%) EPiServer
9 20 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (0.73%) Skype for Business
11 14 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.38%) Apache
13 8 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.17%) SAS
16 1 (0.043%) Confluence
16 1 (0.043%) IBM Domino
16 1 (0.043%) NServiceBus
16 1 (0.043%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.13%) SPSS
5 2 (0.086%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.086%) Misys Equation
6 1 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.043%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.043%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 340 (14.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (2.69%) Google Play
4 55 (2.35%) Office 365
5 48 (2.05%) SaaS
6 20 (0.86%) PaaS
7 19 (0.81%) IaaS
8 16 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
8 16 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.47%) GitHub
10 5 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.21%) npm
11 4 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.13%) BlueKai
12 3 (0.13%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.086%) Yarn
14 1 (0.043%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.043%) Serverless
14 1 (0.043%) SurveyMonkey
14 1 (0.043%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 267 (11.42%) Internet
2 62 (2.65%) Hyperconnected
3 50 (2.14%) Firewall
4 44 (1.88%) Intranet
5 43 (1.84%) DNS
6 34 (1.45%) Broadband
7 19 (0.81%) DHCP
8 16 (0.68%) SAN
9 15 (0.64%) LAN
10 12 (0.51%) VLAN
10 12 (0.51%) WAN
11 10 (0.43%) Skype
11 10 (0.43%) VoIP
12 8 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (0.34%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.34%) Wireless
13 6 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (0.26%) Network Security
13 6 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,339 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 627 (26.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 557 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 449 (19.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 412 (17.61%) NoSQL
6 397 (16.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 378 (16.16%) SQL Server 2016
8 358 (15.31%) Data Warehouse
9 244 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 183 (7.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 143 (6.11%) MongoDB
12 125 (5.34%) Power BI
13 90 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
14 49 (2.09%) Relational Database
15 47 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
16 41 (1.75%) MySQL
17 39 (1.67%) OLAP
18 37 (1.58%) QlikView
19 31 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
20 30 (1.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 427 (18.26%) Git (software)
2 373 (15.95%) NUnit
3 367 (15.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 274 (11.71%) Moq
5 195 (8.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 179 (7.65%) Visual Studio
7 160 (6.84%) Subversion
8 117 (5.00%) TeamCity
9 75 (3.21%) MSTest
10 27 (1.15%) JIRA
11 19 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 15 (0.64%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.30%) Selenium
15 6 (0.26%) NuGet
16 3 (0.13%) Grunt
16 3 (0.13%) gulp
17 2 (0.086%) Bower
17 2 (0.086%) Jasmine
17 2 (0.086%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 432 (18.47%) Finance
2 283 (12.10%) Games
3 156 (6.67%) Advertising
4 140 (5.99%) Marketing
5 122 (5.22%) Banking
6 60 (2.57%) Retail
7 53 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 45 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 18 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.56%) Back Office
11 12 (0.51%) Automotive
12 11 (0.47%) Front Office
13 10 (0.43%) Electronics
13 10 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.34%) Music Industry
15 7 (0.30%) Legal
16 2 (0.086%) Publishing
17 1 (0.043%) Law
17 1 (0.043%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.043%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,766 (75.50%) Developer
2 1,282 (54.81%) .NET Developer
3 728 (31.12%) C# Developer
4 628 (26.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 394 (16.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 393 (16.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 304 (13.00%) SQL Developer
8 270 (11.54%) Agile Developer
9 267 (11.42%) Agile .NET Developer
10 254 (10.86%) DBA
11 234 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
12 228 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 224 (9.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 216 (9.23%) SQL DBA
15 205 (8.76%) SQL Server Developer
16 151 (6.46%) WPF Developer
17 150 (6.41%) C# WPF Developer
18 141 (6.03%) SQL BI Developer
19 122 (5.22%) SQL Server DBA
20 118 (5.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,551 (66.31%) .NET
2 1,265 (54.08%) ASP.NET
3 1,169 (49.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1,035 (44.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 898 (38.39%) WCF
6 683 (29.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 652 (27.88%) RESTful
8 554 (23.69%) WPF
9 513 (21.93%) Node.js
10 435 (18.60%) .NET Framework
11 373 (15.95%) NHibernate
12 337 (14.41%) Entity Framework
13 334 (14.28%) KnockoutJS
14 299 (12.78%) AngularJS
15 295 (12.61%) HTML
16 291 (12.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 251 (10.73%) WinForms
18 241 (10.30%) CSS
19 237 (10.13%) LINQ
20 191 (8.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 247 (10.56%) Greenfield Project
2 132 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
3 97 (4.15%) BBC
3 97 (4.15%) Social Media
4 96 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (3.59%) Tandem
6 81 (3.46%) Computer Science
7 79 (3.38%) Replication
8 75 (3.21%) Clustering
9 69 (2.95%) Client/Server
10 68 (2.91%) Social Network
11 66 (2.82%) Fintech
11 66 (2.82%) Mobile App
12 63 (2.69%) iPhone
13 43 (1.84%) Digital TV
14 28 (1.20%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.03%) Management Information System
16 22 (0.94%) User Experience
17 20 (0.86%) Data Centre
17 20 (0.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 445 (19.03%) Windows
2 169 (7.23%) Windows Server
3 109 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (2.74%) Android
5 60 (2.57%) Linux
6 39 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (1.11%) Unix
7 26 (1.11%) Windows 10
8 22 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 17 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.38%) VMS
10 9 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.17%) HPUX
12 3 (0.13%) CentOS
12 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.086%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.086%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.043%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,473 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1,289 (55.11%) MVC
3 1,170 (50.02%) TDD
4 1,018 (43.52%) Web Application Development
5 872 (37.28%) BDD
6 626 (26.76%) Scrum
7 532 (22.74%) Business Intelligence
8 443 (18.94%) Kanban
9 362 (15.48%) Dependency Injection
10 349 (14.92%) OO
11 245 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
12 215 (9.19%) Performance Tuning
13 187 (7.99%) ETL
14 182 (7.78%) ITIL
15 162 (6.93%) MVVM
16 112 (4.79%) Domain-Driven Design
17 107 (4.57%) Asset Management
17 107 (4.57%) Data Modelling
18 104 (4.45%) Web Development
19 102 (4.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,548 (66.18%) C#
2 924 (39.50%) SQL
3 530 (22.66%) T-SQL
4 474 (20.27%) Ruby
5 395 (16.89%) JavaScript
6 142 (6.07%) VB.NET
7 111 (4.75%) VB
8 106 (4.53%) PowerShell
9 97 (4.15%) F#
10 35 (1.50%) Java
11 34 (1.45%) C++
12 32 (1.37%) VBA
13 18 (0.77%) PHP
14 14 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.56%) VBScript
16 11 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 11 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.47%) XPath
17 10 (0.43%) R
17 10 (0.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 142 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (3.55%) Degree
3 66 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 57 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 43 (1.84%) MCSE
6 40 (1.71%) MCITP
7 34 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (1.37%) CCNA
9 31 (1.33%) MCP
9 31 (1.33%) MCSA
10 25 (1.07%) MCSD
11 20 (0.86%) MCTS
12 16 (0.68%) MCDBA
13 11 (0.47%) MCAD
13 11 (0.47%) OCP
13 11 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
14 9 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (0.38%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.09%) QA
1 49 (2.09%) SLA
2 22 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.47%) MiFID
4 9 (0.38%) EMIR
5 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.26%) SEPA
7 5 (0.21%) GDPR
7 5 (0.21%) NEBOSH
8 4 (0.17%) PMO
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.086%) COSHH
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 97 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.58%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (0.77%) XenApp
7 13 (0.56%) HDFS
8 11 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (0.47%) vSphere
9 9 (0.38%) Docker
10 5 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.043%) Firmware
12 1 (0.043%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 97 (4.15%) Kibana
2 51 (2.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 51 (2.18%) WSUS
3 23 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 15 (0.64%) Data Guard
4 15 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
5 14 (0.60%) Ansible
5 14 (0.60%) SCCM
6 13 (0.56%) vCenter Server
7 12 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
7 12 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.30%) Perfmon
10 5 (0.21%) SCOM
11 4 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.086%) Endace
13 2 (0.086%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.086%) Nagios
Vendors
1 829 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 249 (10.65%) Facebook
3 206 (8.81%) Google
4 97 (4.15%) Apple
4 97 (4.15%) Sony
4 97 (4.15%) Yahoo!
5 88 (3.76%) VMware
6 67 (2.86%) Cisco
7 54 (2.31%) Oracle
8 44 (1.88%) Sitecore
9 41 (1.75%) Citrix
9 41 (1.75%) Tableau
10 40 (1.71%) Twitter
11 38 (1.62%) Remedy
12 34 (1.45%) HP
13 33 (1.41%) SAP
14 24 (1.03%) Cognos
15 23 (0.98%) Symantec
16 22 (0.94%) IBM
17 16 (0.68%) Meraki