Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 641 391 217
Rank change year-on-year -250 -174 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 520 1,382 2,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.80% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 2.63% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 425 1,243 2,690
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%

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 40,111 52,629 52,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.93% 30.63% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32,763 43,182 44,809
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 -251 498 £47,500 -3.55% 20
UK excluding London -193 292 £45,000 - 15
London -185 225 £57,500 +4.55% 5
South East -40 96 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Midlands -22 68 £37,500 -16.67% 2
North of England -94 66 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Midlands +13 53 £33,000 -26.67% 1
North West -60 38 £40,000 - 8
South West -41 34 £50,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire -20 24 £45,000 +13.92%
East Midlands -16 15 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East of England 0 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Scotland -12 8 £37,500 -21.05%
North East +9 5 - -
Isle of Man +1 5 £45,000 -
Wales +21 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Northern Ireland -23 3 £35,000 +7.69%

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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.

1 520 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 376 (72.31%) SQL
3 254 (48.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 243 (46.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 232 (44.62%) Microsoft
6 222 (42.69%) T-SQL
7 208 (40.00%) C#
8 199 (38.27%) .NET
9 181 (34.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 180 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 167 (32.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 161 (30.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 156 (30.00%) Windows
14 149 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
15 137 (26.35%) Finance
16 131 (25.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 129 (24.81%) Business Intelligence
18 120 (23.08%) Windows Server
19 103 (19.81%) Data Warehouse
20 101 (19.42%) MVC
21 92 (17.69%) ASP.NET
22 87 (16.73%) JavaScript
23 85 (16.35%) Performance Tuning
24 83 (15.96%) PowerShell
25 80 (15.38%) ETL
26 78 (15.00%) Visual Studio
27 75 (14.42%) CSS
27 75 (14.42%) Team Foundation Server
28 74 (14.23%) Web Services
28 74 (14.23%) Windows Server 2012

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 47 (9.04%) IIS
2 35 (6.73%) MS Exchange
2 35 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (2.50%) CMS
6 7 (1.35%) Apache
6 7 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.15%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.58%) Confluence
9 3 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.35%) Q-Pulse
3 7 (1.35%) Sage CRM
4 6 (1.15%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 181 (34.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (12.69%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (10.58%) Office 365
4 44 (8.46%) SaaS
5 35 (6.73%) Power Platform
6 15 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (2.31%) IaaS
7 12 (2.31%) PaaS
8 8 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (1.15%) Twilio
10 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Flow
11 1 (0.19%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.27%) Firewall
2 35 (6.73%) DHCP
2 35 (6.73%) DNS
3 29 (5.58%) TCP/IP
4 26 (5.00%) VoIP
4 26 (5.00%) VPN
5 24 (4.62%) SAN
6 15 (2.88%) WAN
7 14 (2.69%) NetScaler
8 13 (2.50%) Network Security
9 12 (2.31%) iSCSI
9 12 (2.31%) VLAN
10 8 (1.54%) CTI
10 8 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (1.54%) LAN
11 7 (1.35%) MPLS
11 7 (1.35%) PBX
11 7 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.15%) Internet
12 6 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 520 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 254 (48.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 243 (46.73%) SQL Server 2016
4 180 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 167 (32.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 161 (30.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 131 (25.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 103 (19.81%) Data Warehouse
9 69 (13.27%) Relational Database
10 40 (7.69%) SQL Server 2017
11 34 (6.54%) Power BI
12 30 (5.77%) NoSQL
13 29 (5.58%) Azure SQL Database
14 27 (5.19%) QlikView
15 25 (4.81%) MySQL
15 25 (4.81%) RDBMS
16 20 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 19 (3.65%) Big Data
17 19 (3.65%) MongoDB
18 17 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 78 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 75 (14.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (8.27%) Git (software)
4 27 (5.19%) JIRA
5 20 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 17 (3.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (1.92%) Selenium
9 9 (1.73%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.73%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.54%) git-flow
10 8 (1.54%) Subversion
11 7 (1.35%) AccuRev
11 7 (1.35%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.35%) NUnit
11 7 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.38%) Jasmine
14 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 137 (26.35%) Finance
2 22 (4.23%) Back Office
3 18 (3.46%) Marketing
4 15 (2.88%) Advertising
5 13 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.31%) Retail
7 9 (1.73%) Banking
7 9 (1.73%) Publishing
8 7 (1.35%) Games
9 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.96%) Electronics
10 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.58%) Law
12 2 (0.38%) Automotive
12 2 (0.38%) French Language
12 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (43.65%) Developer
2 113 (21.73%) DBA
3 99 (19.04%) SQL DBA
4 82 (15.77%) .NET Developer
5 76 (14.62%) SQL Developer
6 71 (13.65%) C# Developer
7 61 (11.73%) Analyst
8 58 (11.15%) SQL Server DBA
9 55 (10.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 44 (8.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 38 (7.31%) Administrator
11 38 (7.31%) Software Developer
12 27 (5.19%) IT Manager
13 18 (3.46%) C# Software Developer
14 17 (3.27%) .NET Software Developer
14 17 (3.27%) Database Developer
14 17 (3.27%) Graduate
14 17 (3.27%) Graduate Developer
14 17 (3.27%) Support Analyst
14 17 (3.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (38.27%) .NET
2 92 (17.69%) ASP.NET
3 75 (14.42%) CSS
4 74 (14.23%) Web Services
5 72 (13.85%) .NET Framework
5 72 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 71 (13.65%) WPF
7 60 (11.54%) AngularJS
8 57 (10.96%) HTML
9 56 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (10.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 50 (9.62%) jQuery
12 44 (8.46%) Ajax
13 39 (7.50%) HTML5
14 32 (6.15%) RESTful
14 32 (6.15%) WCF
15 31 (5.96%) Entity Framework
16 24 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (4.42%) React
18 22 (4.23%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.35%) Clustering
2 34 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (5.77%) Fixed Income
4 30 (5.77%) Hedge funds
5 27 (5.19%) Derivative
5 27 (5.19%) OTC Derivatives
5 27 (5.19%) Replication
6 23 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (4.23%) Reinsurance
8 21 (4.04%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.73%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.54%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.54%) User Experience
12 7 (1.35%) iPad
12 7 (1.35%) iPhone
12 7 (1.35%) LIMS
12 7 (1.35%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.15%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 156 (30.00%) Windows
2 120 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 74 (14.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (6.92%) Linux
6 15 (2.88%) Windows 10
7 14 (2.69%) Windows 7
8 12 (2.31%) Android
8 12 (2.31%) CentOS
8 12 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.54%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.15%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (24.81%) Business Intelligence
3 101 (19.42%) MVC
4 85 (16.35%) Performance Tuning
5 80 (15.38%) ETL
6 68 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (12.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 65 (12.50%) MVVM
9 56 (10.77%) Analytics
10 54 (10.38%) Mentoring
10 54 (10.38%) Migration
11 49 (9.42%) SDLC
12 43 (8.27%) SOA
12 43 (8.27%) TDD
13 42 (8.08%) Scrum
14 41 (7.88%) High Availability
15 39 (7.50%) OO
16 38 (7.31%) ITIL
16 38 (7.31%) Mathematics
17 34 (6.54%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 376 (72.31%) SQL
2 222 (42.69%) T-SQL
3 208 (40.00%) C#
4 87 (16.73%) JavaScript
5 83 (15.96%) PowerShell
6 23 (4.42%) C
7 21 (4.04%) VB.NET
8 14 (2.69%) Python
9 12 (2.31%) VB
10 9 (1.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (1.35%) Java
12 6 (1.15%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.15%) R
12 6 (1.15%) VBA
13 5 (0.96%) VBScript
14 4 (0.77%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.58%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.38%) XPath
17 1 (0.19%) PHP
17 1 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 66 (12.69%) Degree
2 35 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.04%) MCP
4 19 (3.65%) MCSA
5 16 (3.08%) MCSE
6 11 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.73%) MCITP
8 7 (1.35%) CCNA
9 6 (1.15%) CCNP
9 6 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.96%) OCP
10 5 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.77%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.58%) MCDBA
12 3 (0.58%) VCP6
13 2 (0.38%) CCAA
13 2 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.00%) QA
2 15 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.15%) SLA
5 3 (0.58%) PMO
6 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 60 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.92%) Hyper-V
2 36 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (4.42%) XenApp
5 16 (3.08%) Docker
6 13 (2.50%) vSphere
7 9 (1.73%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.35%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.19%) UAG
11 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (7.12%) SCCM
2 22 (4.23%) SCOM
3 21 (4.04%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
4 13 (2.50%) SCVMM
5 12 (2.31%) Backup Exec
6 11 (2.12%) SCOrch
7 10 (1.92%) WSUS
8 7 (1.35%) Ansible
9 6 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.15%) Puppet
10 5 (0.96%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.77%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.58%) Dollar Universe
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Sentry
13 2 (0.38%) Terraform
14 1 (0.19%) CloudHub
14 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 232 (44.62%) Microsoft
2 60 (11.54%) VMware
3 41 (7.88%) Tableau
4 37 (7.12%) Cisco
5 32 (6.15%) Citrix
5 32 (6.15%) Oracle
6 27 (5.19%) DevExpress
7 22 (4.23%) ServiceNow
8 21 (4.04%) HP
9 19 (3.65%) Avaya
9 19 (3.65%) Google
10 15 (2.88%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.50%) BMC
11 13 (2.50%) Dell
11 13 (2.50%) iManage
11 13 (2.50%) Talend
11 13 (2.50%) Teradata
12 10 (1.92%) F5
13 9 (1.73%) IBM
13 9 (1.73%) NetApp