Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 673 690 562
Rank change year-on-year +17 -128 -309
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 96 378 686
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.30% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.55% 1.11% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 87 339 630
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,750 £35,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17,498 34,168 43,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.45% 27.06% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14,658 28,303 36,087
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Top 15 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 21 January 2021. 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 +9 86 £52,500 +5.00% 18
UK excluding London +51 52 £45,000 - 8
London +91 38 £60,000 - 10
South East +142 16 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Work from Home -69 16 £45,000 - 2
North of England +22 11 £45,000 - 3
Midlands +56 10 £44,250 +26.43% 2
North West +33 9 £46,865 +4.14% 3
West Midlands +63 6 £48,500 -29.45% 1
East of England +107 5 £37,500 -17.58% 1
Wales +40 4 £45,000 +28.57%
East Midlands +31 4 £38,500 +10.00% 1
South West +52 3 £40,000 -19.19% 1
Scotland +48 3 £40,000 +23.08%
North East +19 2 £45,000 -18.18%

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (80.21%) SQL
3 41 (42.71%) Microsoft
4 40 (41.67%) C#
5 37 (38.54%) .NET
6 31 (32.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (28.13%) Windows
9 26 (27.08%) SQL Server 2016
10 24 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
11 23 (23.96%) Azure
12 22 (22.92%) T-SQL
13 21 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (20.83%) Dynamics 365
14 20 (20.83%) VB
14 20 (20.83%) VB.NET
14 20 (20.83%) WinForms
15 19 (19.79%) OO
15 19 (19.79%) CRM
15 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
15 19 (19.79%) PowerShell
15 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (19.79%) DevOps
16 18 (18.75%) Change Control
16 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
16 18 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
16 18 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
16 18 (18.75%) OOD
17 17 (17.71%) CSS

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 9 (9.38%) IIS
2 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (7.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
1 18 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.96%) Azure
2 20 (20.83%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (8.33%) Office 365
4 7 (7.29%) IaaS
4 7 (7.29%) Power Platform
5 5 (5.21%) GitHub
5 5 (5.21%) SaaS
6 3 (3.13%) AWS
6 3 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (2.08%) GCP
8 1 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) Firewall
2 6 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 6 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 6 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (5.21%) DHCP
3 5 (5.21%) DNS
3 5 (5.21%) VPN
3 5 (5.21%) WAN
4 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.17%) VLAN
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (3.13%) LAN
5 3 (3.13%) SSL
6 2 (2.08%) SAN
6 2 (2.08%) Skype
7 1 (1.04%) BGP
7 1 (1.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (32.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (27.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (17.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2017
10 8 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
11 7 (7.29%) Power BI
12 6 (6.25%) MySQL
12 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2019
13 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (4.17%) Big Data
14 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
14 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
15 3 (3.13%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.63%) Visual Studio
3 14 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.13%) GitLab
5 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.13%) JIRA
5 3 (3.13%) Maven
6 1 (1.04%) NUnit
6 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Police
4 1 (1.04%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (55.21%) Developer
2 19 (19.79%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) C# Developer
2 19 (19.79%) Software Developer
3 18 (18.75%) CRM Developer
3 18 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 15 (15.63%) C# Software Developer
5 14 (14.58%) C# Software Engineer
5 14 (14.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 14 (14.58%) Software Engineer
6 13 (13.54%) .NET Developer
6 13 (13.54%) SQL Developer
7 12 (12.50%) DBA
8 10 (10.42%) Data Analyst
8 10 (10.42%) SQL DBA
9 7 (7.29%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Business Data Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.54%) .NET
2 20 (20.83%) WinForms
3 17 (17.71%) CSS
3 17 (17.71%) HTML
4 14 (14.58%) jQuery
5 12 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 12 (12.50%) REST
6 9 (9.38%) .NET Core
6 9 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 6 (6.25%) HTML5
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (5.21%) Vue.js
9 5 (5.21%) WCF
10 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.17%) Classic ASP
10 4 (4.17%) XML
11 3 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (11.46%) Clustering
3 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.29%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.25%) Replication
6 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
6 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.08%) Derivative
8 2 (2.08%) Reinsurance
9 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (12.50%) Linux
5 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.13%) Unix
8 3 (3.13%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.08%) CentOS
9 2 (2.08%) HPUX
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.08%) Solaris
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (19.79%) CRM
2 19 (19.79%) DevOps
2 19 (19.79%) OO
3 18 (18.75%) Change Control
3 18 (18.75%) OOD
3 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (10.42%) API Design
6 10 (10.42%) MVC
7 9 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (9.38%) High Availability
7 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 8 (8.33%) ITIL
8 8 (8.33%) Migration
8 8 (8.33%) SDLC
9 7 (7.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 77 (80.21%) SQL
2 40 (41.67%) C#
3 22 (22.92%) T-SQL
4 20 (20.83%) VB
4 20 (20.83%) VB.NET
5 19 (19.79%) PowerShell
6 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.17%) VBScript
8 3 (3.13%) ES6
8 3 (3.13%) Python
9 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.04%) Java
10 1 (1.04%) Perl
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.33%) Degree
3 7 (7.29%) MCSA
4 6 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (6.25%) MCSE
4 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.21%) CCNA
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.21%) MCITP
5 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.13%) HP AIS
6 3 (3.13%) HP ASE
6 3 (3.13%) HP MASE
6 3 (3.13%) JNCIS
6 3 (3.13%) NCIE
6 3 (3.13%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.04%) CISM
7 1 (1.04%) CISSP
7 1 (1.04%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.25%) vSphere
4 3 (3.13%) Docker
5 2 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.08%) XenApp
5 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Ansible
1 5 (5.21%) Puppet
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.13%) vRealize
3 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.08%) SCCM
3 2 (2.08%) SCOM
3 2 (2.08%) Terraform
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (42.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.63%) Cisco
3 12 (12.50%) VMware
4 8 (8.33%) Oracle
5 7 (7.29%) HP
6 6 (6.25%) Citrix
7 5 (5.21%) McAfee
7 5 (5.21%) Veeam
8 4 (4.17%) CommVault
8 4 (4.17%) Dell
8 4 (4.17%) LogicMonitor
8 4 (4.17%) Meraki
8 4 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (4.17%) RedGate
9 3 (3.13%) CA
9 3 (3.13%) Juniper
9 3 (3.13%) LogRhythm
9 3 (3.13%) NetApp
9 3 (3.13%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.13%) Telerik