Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 404 221 205
Rank change year-on-year -183 -16 +46
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 1,292 2,719 3,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 1.58% 1.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.45% 5.13% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,160 2,589 3,230
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +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 52,683 52,992 61,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.65% 30.81% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43,210 44,804 51,962
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Top 18 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 18 June 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 -176 1,243 £47,500 +5.56% 124
UK excluding London -184 667 £45,000 +12.50% 73
London -123 613 £53,750 -2.27% 53
North of England -174 184 £40,000 - 21
South East -162 158 £45,000 +4.83% 15
North West -140 122 £40,000 - 16
Midlands -64 121 £45,000 - 17
South West -6 94 £47,500 +18.75% 10
East of England -111 75 £50,000 -9.09% 8
West Midlands -62 64 £45,000 - 6
East Midlands -1 57 £42,500 - 11
Yorkshire -76 46 £38,250 -1.29% 3
Scotland -77 23 £47,500 +18.75%
North East -50 16 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Wales -26 7 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Isle of Man +2 3 £45,000 -43.75% 1
Channel Islands - 2 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland +4 1 £32,500 -39.53%

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 1,292 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 728 (56.35%) SQL
3 632 (48.92%) .NET
4 627 (48.53%) C#
5 625 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
6 535 (41.41%) Microsoft
7 490 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 485 (37.54%) ASP.NET
9 448 (34.67%) MVC
10 422 (32.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 418 (32.35%) TDD
12 414 (32.04%) T-SQL
13 412 (31.89%) Business Intelligence
14 379 (29.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 377 (29.18%) SQL Server 2016
16 352 (27.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 348 (26.93%) WCF
18 337 (26.08%) SQL Server 2012
19 322 (24.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 310 (23.99%) Web Application Development
21 287 (22.21%) BDD
22 286 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
23 282 (21.83%) Windows
24 271 (20.98%) Finance
25 264 (20.43%) Scrum
26 257 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
27 229 (17.72%) ASP.NET Web API
28 219 (16.95%) RESTful
29 194 (15.02%) SQL Server 2008
30 189 (14.63%) WPF

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 64 (4.95%) MS Exchange
2 60 (4.64%) IIS
2 60 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 43 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 38 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (2.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 34 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (1.55%) CMS
9 10 (0.77%) Skype for Business
10 9 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.46%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.46%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.39%) Confluence
13 5 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.31%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.23%) NetWeaver
15 3 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.46%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.23%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.077%) Endur
6 1 (0.077%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.077%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.077%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 257 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (3.25%) Office 365
4 41 (3.17%) Azure Data Factory
5 32 (2.48%) Google Play
6 22 (1.70%) SaaS
7 12 (0.93%) PaaS
8 9 (0.70%) OneDrive
9 8 (0.62%) IaaS
10 7 (0.54%) GitHub
11 5 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.23%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 88 (6.81%) Internet
2 51 (3.95%) Firewall
3 42 (3.25%) SAN
4 40 (3.10%) DNS
5 34 (2.63%) WAN
6 33 (2.55%) DHCP
7 26 (2.01%) VLAN
8 25 (1.93%) TCP/IP
9 23 (1.78%) LAN
10 22 (1.70%) Network Security
11 18 (1.39%) VPN
12 16 (1.24%) Broadband
13 14 (1.08%) Hyperconnected
14 13 (1.01%) VoIP
14 13 (1.01%) Wireless
15 9 (0.70%) NAS
16 8 (0.62%) Intranet
16 8 (0.62%) MPLS
16 8 (0.62%) SNMP
16 8 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,292 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 490 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 422 (32.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 377 (29.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 352 (27.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 337 (26.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 286 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
8 194 (15.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 148 (11.46%) NoSQL
10 141 (10.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 100 (7.74%) Power BI
12 58 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
13 55 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
14 54 (4.18%) Relational Database
15 44 (3.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 44 (3.41%) MongoDB
16 41 (3.17%) Data Lake
17 32 (2.48%) Hadoop
18 31 (2.40%) OLAP
19 28 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 188 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 122 (9.44%) Visual Studio
3 121 (9.37%) NUnit
4 113 (8.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 111 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 88 (6.81%) Moq
7 61 (4.72%) JIRA
8 56 (4.33%) Subversion
9 36 (2.79%) TeamCity
10 28 (2.17%) MSTest
11 14 (1.08%) Selenium
12 11 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.62%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.46%) Jenkins
15 5 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
16 4 (0.31%) Bitbucket
17 3 (0.23%) FxCop
17 3 (0.23%) git-flow
17 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 3 (0.23%) StyleCop
General
1 271 (20.98%) Finance
2 94 (7.28%) Games
3 86 (6.66%) Advertising
4 72 (5.57%) Banking
5 71 (5.50%) Marketing
6 42 (3.25%) Retail
7 25 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.47%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.08%) Automotive
10 11 (0.85%) Back Office
11 7 (0.54%) Legal
12 6 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.39%) Electronics
14 4 (0.31%) Law
15 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.15%) Front Office
16 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.077%) Billing
17 1 (0.077%) French Language
17 1 (0.077%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 854 (66.10%) Developer
2 459 (35.53%) .NET Developer
3 291 (22.52%) C# Developer
4 241 (18.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 227 (17.57%) SQL Developer
6 179 (13.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 157 (12.15%) DBA
8 144 (11.15%) SQL Server Developer
9 140 (10.84%) SQL DBA
10 130 (10.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 128 (9.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 104 (8.05%) SQL BI Developer
13 88 (6.81%) Agile Developer
14 87 (6.73%) Agile .NET Developer
15 82 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 79 (6.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 77 (5.96%) SQL Server DBA
18 75 (5.80%) Agile C# Developer
18 75 (5.80%) SQL Server BI Developer
19 63 (4.88%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 632 (48.92%) .NET
2 485 (37.54%) ASP.NET
3 379 (29.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 348 (26.93%) WCF
5 322 (24.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 229 (17.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 219 (16.95%) RESTful
8 189 (14.63%) WPF
9 184 (14.24%) .NET Framework
10 183 (14.16%) Node.js
11 140 (10.84%) HTML
12 117 (9.06%) KnockoutJS
13 114 (8.82%) Entity Framework
14 113 (8.75%) CSS
15 111 (8.59%) NHibernate
16 106 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 105 (8.13%) AngularJS
18 101 (7.82%) Web Services
19 87 (6.73%) WinForms
20 82 (6.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (6.50%) Greenfield Project
3 72 (5.57%) Clustering
4 67 (5.19%) Replication
5 63 (4.88%) Fintech
6 51 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 47 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (2.94%) Mobile App
9 36 (2.79%) Data Centre
10 35 (2.71%) iPhone
11 29 (2.24%) Driving Licence
12 27 (2.09%) Client/Server
13 25 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
14 22 (1.70%) Social Network
14 22 (1.70%) Tandem
15 21 (1.63%) BBC
15 21 (1.63%) Management Information System
15 21 (1.63%) Social Media
16 11 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
16 11 (0.85%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 282 (21.83%) Windows
2 125 (9.67%) Windows Server
3 83 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (3.02%) Android
6 28 (2.17%) Linux
7 18 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 17 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.70%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.39%) Unix
12 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.31%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.23%) CentOS
13 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (34.67%) MVC
3 418 (32.35%) TDD
4 412 (31.89%) Business Intelligence
5 310 (23.99%) Web Application Development
6 287 (22.21%) BDD
7 264 (20.43%) Scrum
8 147 (11.38%) Kanban
9 138 (10.68%) Dependency Injection
10 137 (10.60%) Performance Tuning
11 127 (9.83%) ETL
12 124 (9.60%) OO
13 115 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
14 80 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
15 71 (5.50%) SDLC
16 70 (5.42%) Analytics
17 66 (5.11%) ITIL
18 65 (5.03%) High Availability
19 60 (4.64%) Data Modelling
19 60 (4.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 728 (56.35%) SQL
2 627 (48.53%) C#
3 414 (32.04%) T-SQL
4 161 (12.46%) JavaScript
5 158 (12.23%) Ruby
6 91 (7.04%) PowerShell
7 67 (5.19%) VB.NET
8 47 (3.64%) VB
9 31 (2.40%) F#
10 20 (1.55%) VBA
11 19 (1.47%) Java
12 18 (1.39%) C++
13 15 (1.16%) C
14 14 (1.08%) PHP
15 12 (0.93%) Python
15 12 (0.93%) TypeScript
16 10 (0.77%) PHP 5
16 10 (0.77%) VBScript
17 9 (0.70%) R
18 8 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 89 (6.89%) Degree
2 73 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (2.24%) MCSE
4 17 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.16%) MCDBA
6 15 (1.16%) MCSA
7 13 (1.01%) MCITP
8 11 (0.85%) CCNA
8 11 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.85%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.70%) MCP
9 9 (0.70%) MCTS
10 7 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.39%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (0.31%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.31%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.55%) QA
2 25 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.16%) SLA
4 10 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.62%) GDPR
6 7 (0.54%) MiFID
7 4 (0.31%) PMO
8 3 (0.23%) COSHH
8 3 (0.23%) EMIR
9 2 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 58 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.17%) HDFS
3 28 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.55%) XenApp
5 19 (1.47%) vSphere
6 11 (0.85%) Docker
7 9 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.62%) DFS Replication
9 7 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.15%) KVM
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.077%) vCloud
12 1 (0.077%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (2.48%) Kibana
2 27 (2.09%) WSUS
3 22 (1.70%) SCCM
4 19 (1.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 14 (1.08%) vCenter Server
6 8 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.46%) SCOM
8 5 (0.39%) Ansible
8 5 (0.39%) Control-M
8 5 (0.39%) Puppet
8 5 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.31%) Foglight
9 4 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.31%) Oozie
9 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.31%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 535 (41.41%) Microsoft
2 89 (6.89%) VMware
3 77 (5.96%) Facebook
4 67 (5.19%) Google
5 58 (4.49%) Cisco
6 56 (4.33%) HP
7 46 (3.56%) Citrix
8 43 (3.33%) Oracle
8 43 (3.33%) Tableau
9 24 (1.86%) Dell
10 21 (1.63%) Apple
10 21 (1.63%) Sony
10 21 (1.63%) Yahoo!
11 17 (1.32%) NetApp
12 16 (1.24%) SAP
13 14 (1.08%) EMC
13 14 (1.08%) Siebel
14 13 (1.01%) CA
14 13 (1.01%) SolarWinds
15 12 (0.93%) Veeam