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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 190 213
Rank change year-on-year -54 +23  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 1213 1730 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.76% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.43% 5.90% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1668 1684
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £68,750 £70,000
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 27359 29314 36301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.76% 29.89% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53088 57092 72399
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Top 10 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 29 June 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 -63 1168 £45,000 - 129
UK excluding London -46 675 £42,500 +2.40% 86
London -42 526 £55,000 - 48
North of England -33 260 £40,000 - 29
South East -80 145 £42,500 - 19
East of England +8 94 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Midlands -21 87 £45,000 +12.50% 12
South West -18 54 £40,000 - 8
Scotland +9 29 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Wales -5 6 £35,000 +11.11% 2

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2679 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1821 (67.97%) .NET
3 1778 (66.37%) C#
4 1675 (62.52%) Agile Software Development
5 1476 (55.10%) MVC
6 1474 (55.02%) ASP.NET
7 1390 (51.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1347 (50.28%) TDD
9 1250 (46.66%) Web Application Development
10 1235 (46.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1034 (38.60%) SQL
12 1016 (37.92%) BDD
13 888 (33.15%) WCF
14 863 (32.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 845 (31.54%) RESTful
16 838 (31.28%) Microsoft
17 710 (26.50%) Scrum
18 661 (24.67%) SQL Server 2012
19 637 (23.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 620 (23.14%) T-SQL
21 594 (22.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 585 (21.84%) Node.js
23 582 (21.72%) AngularJS
24 579 (21.61%) .NET Framework
25 576 (21.50%) Business Intelligence
26 546 (20.38%) Ruby
27 518 (19.34%) WPF
28 514 (19.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 500 (18.66%) NoSQL
30 497 (18.55%) Windows

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
1 155 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 121 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
3 98 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
4 97 (3.62%) IIS
5 91 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 60 (2.24%) MS Exchange
7 38 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 29 (1.08%) CMS
10 25 (0.93%) Tomcat
11 24 (0.90%) Umbraco
12 22 (0.82%) SAS
13 20 (0.75%) EPiServer
13 20 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (0.67%) Skype for Business
15 12 (0.45%) Sitefinity
16 11 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (0.37%) Apache
18 9 (0.34%) Confluence
19 8 (0.30%) Kentico
Applications
1 66 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.34%) HipChat
5 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 13 (0.49%) Endur
3 9 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.19%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.15%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.11%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.075%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.037%) BPCS
10 1 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.037%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 1 (0.037%) Magento
10 1 (0.037%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.037%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 398 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 148 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (3.02%) Google Play
4 48 (1.79%) Office 365
5 37 (1.38%) SaaS
6 19 (0.71%) GitHub
7 15 (0.56%) IaaS
8 13 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.22%) PaaS
10 4 (0.15%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.075%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.037%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.037%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.037%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.037%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 252 (9.41%) Internet
2 52 (1.94%) DNS
3 45 (1.68%) DHCP
4 41 (1.53%) SAN
5 38 (1.42%) Firewall
6 37 (1.38%) Broadband
7 36 (1.34%) TCP/IP
8 23 (0.86%) Intranet
8 23 (0.86%) WAN
9 22 (0.82%) LAN
10 17 (0.63%) Ethernet
10 17 (0.63%) RS-232
11 15 (0.56%) VLAN
12 14 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (0.52%) NAS
13 11 (0.41%) SSL
13 11 (0.41%) VPN
14 10 (0.37%) HTTP
15 9 (0.34%) VoIP
16 6 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2679 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 661 (24.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 637 (23.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 594 (22.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 500 (18.66%) NoSQL
6 478 (17.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 472 (17.62%) Data Warehouse
8 407 (15.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 345 (12.88%) SQL Server 2016
10 232 (8.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 224 (8.36%) MongoDB
12 169 (6.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 118 (4.40%) Power BI
14 103 (3.84%) Relational Database
15 73 (2.72%) RavenDB
16 64 (2.39%) MySQL
17 59 (2.20%) OLAP
18 46 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
19 44 (1.64%) RDBMS
20 42 (1.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 477 (17.81%) Git (software)
2 381 (14.22%) NUnit
3 337 (12.58%) Rhino Mocks
4 265 (9.89%) Moq
5 171 (6.38%) TeamCity
6 164 (6.12%) Visual Studio
7 155 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 133 (4.96%) Subversion
9 119 (4.44%) MSTest
10 32 (1.19%) JIRA
10 32 (1.19%) Maven
11 25 (0.93%) Jenkins
12 22 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
13 20 (0.75%) NuGet
14 19 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 18 (0.67%) WiX
16 17 (0.63%) Microsoft Blend
16 17 (0.63%) MSI
17 13 (0.49%) JBehave
17 13 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 429 (16.01%) Finance
2 338 (12.62%) Games
3 184 (6.87%) Marketing
4 147 (5.49%) Advertising
5 145 (5.41%) Banking
6 68 (2.54%) Music Industry
7 65 (2.43%) Investment Banking
8 61 (2.28%) Retail
9 48 (1.79%) Legal
9 48 (1.79%) Telecoms
10 46 (1.72%) Front Office
11 34 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.86%) Law
13 21 (0.78%) Publishing
14 17 (0.63%) Automotive
15 7 (0.26%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.15%) Electronics
17 3 (0.11%) Back Office
18 2 (0.075%) Local Government
19 1 (0.037%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2058 (76.82%) Developer
2 1536 (57.33%) .NET Developer
3 683 (25.49%) C# Developer
4 596 (22.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 372 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 370 (13.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 313 (11.68%) SQL Developer
8 284 (10.60%) DBA
9 253 (9.44%) SQL DBA
10 248 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 214 (7.99%) Agile Developer
12 204 (7.61%) Agile .NET Developer
13 193 (7.20%) SQL Server Developer
14 184 (6.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 183 (6.83%) Agile C# Developer
16 157 (5.86%) Junior
17 150 (5.60%) Junior Developer
18 144 (5.38%) SQL Server DBA
19 137 (5.11%) Junior .NET Developer
20 129 (4.82%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1821 (67.97%) .NET
2 1474 (55.02%) ASP.NET
3 1390 (51.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1235 (46.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 888 (33.15%) WCF
6 863 (32.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 845 (31.54%) RESTful
8 585 (21.84%) Node.js
9 582 (21.72%) AngularJS
10 579 (21.61%) .NET Framework
11 518 (19.34%) WPF
12 514 (19.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 486 (18.14%) KnockoutJS
14 415 (15.49%) Entity Framework
15 361 (13.48%) HTML
16 320 (11.94%) NHibernate
17 319 (11.91%) CSS
18 269 (10.04%) Code First Entity Framework
19 256 (9.56%) LINQ
20 235 (8.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 327 (12.21%) Greenfield Project
2 198 (7.39%) Enterprise Software
3 146 (5.45%) Replication
4 129 (4.82%) Clustering
5 108 (4.03%) Social Network
6 92 (3.43%) Mobile App
7 90 (3.36%) Tandem
8 89 (3.32%) Social Media
9 88 (3.28%) BBC
9 88 (3.28%) Computer Science
10 82 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
11 81 (3.02%) iPhone
12 76 (2.84%) Fintech
13 60 (2.24%) Client/Server
14 55 (2.05%) Digital TV
15 35 (1.31%) User Experience
16 22 (0.82%) Data Structures
17 20 (0.75%) Management Information System
18 19 (0.71%) Streaming Music
19 17 (0.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 497 (18.55%) Windows
2 198 (7.39%) Windows Server
3 162 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 132 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (3.10%) Android
6 72 (2.69%) Linux
7 34 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 33 (1.23%) Windows 10
9 24 (0.90%) Unix
10 17 (0.63%) Mac OS
10 17 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 16 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 16 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.11%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.075%) AIX
15 2 (0.075%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.075%) MVS
15 2 (0.075%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1675 (62.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1476 (55.10%) MVC
3 1347 (50.28%) TDD
4 1250 (46.66%) Web Application Development
5 1016 (37.92%) BDD
6 710 (26.50%) Scrum
7 576 (21.50%) Business Intelligence
8 453 (16.91%) Dependency Injection
9 443 (16.54%) Kanban
10 391 (14.59%) OO
11 275 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
12 252 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
13 215 (8.03%) ETL
14 182 (6.79%) MVVM
15 163 (6.08%) High Availability
16 152 (5.67%) Multithreading
17 142 (5.30%) Web Development
18 140 (5.23%) Domain-Driven Design
19 130 (4.85%) Migration
20 126 (4.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1778 (66.37%) C#
2 1034 (38.60%) SQL
3 620 (23.14%) T-SQL
4 546 (20.38%) Ruby
5 427 (15.94%) JavaScript
6 170 (6.35%) VB.NET
7 154 (5.75%) VB
8 119 (4.44%) F#
9 101 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 54 (2.02%) C++
11 50 (1.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 50 (1.87%) Java
12 32 (1.19%) C
13 24 (0.90%) VBA
14 22 (0.82%) PL/SQL
15 18 (0.67%) ES6
16 17 (0.63%) XAML
17 15 (0.56%) Python
18 14 (0.52%) Shell Script
19 12 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 164 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 158 (5.90%) Degree
3 55 (2.05%) MCTS
4 42 (1.57%) MCP
5 36 (1.34%) MCITP
6 32 (1.19%) MCSD
7 27 (1.01%) MCSA
8 26 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (0.97%) MCAD
9 24 (0.90%) MCSE
10 23 (0.86%) Security Cleared
11 14 (0.52%) SC Cleared
12 12 (0.45%) OCP
12 12 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (0.30%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.26%) CCNA
16 7 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (0.19%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.19%) QA
2 21 (0.78%) SLA
3 15 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.52%) GDPR
4 14 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.19%) MiFID
6 3 (0.11%) COBIT
6 3 (0.11%) IFRS
6 3 (0.11%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.075%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 123 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 49 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 24 (0.90%) XenApp
5 22 (0.82%) vSphere
6 12 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.37%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.075%) UAG
10 2 (0.075%) XenServer
11 1 (0.037%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.037%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 119 (4.44%) Kibana
2 68 (2.54%) WSUS
3 60 (2.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 27 (1.01%) SCCM
5 21 (0.78%) SCOM
6 17 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (0.45%) Ansible
7 12 (0.45%) Data Guard
7 12 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
7 12 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.41%) Puppet
9 9 (0.34%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.15%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.15%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.15%) vRealize
12 3 (0.11%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 838 (31.28%) Microsoft
2 243 (9.07%) Facebook
3 232 (8.66%) Google
4 107 (3.99%) Oracle
5 89 (3.32%) Apple
6 88 (3.28%) Sony
6 88 (3.28%) Yahoo!
7 80 (2.99%) VMware
8 49 (1.83%) Cisco
9 45 (1.68%) Twitter
10 42 (1.57%) Tableau
11 38 (1.42%) Citrix
12 33 (1.23%) SAP
13 28 (1.05%) Cognos
14 19 (0.71%) RedGate
15 18 (0.67%) Sybase
16 15 (0.56%) HP
17 14 (0.52%) IBM
17 14 (0.52%) NetApp
18 13 (0.49%) OpenLink
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and company cul
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago