Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 601 682 512
Rank change year-on-year +81 -170 -248
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 87 415 918
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.30% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 1.11% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 77 385 833
Median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,750 £71,550 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,932 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.07% - +5.88%

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 14,158 37,522 48,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.46% 27.24% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11,938 30,915 39,780
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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 +83 79 £55,000 +5.77% 19
UK excluding London +150 45 £45,932 +2.07% 14
London +125 41 £60,000 - 6
South East +165 12 £53,750 +13.16% 3
Midlands +88 12 £50,000 +29.03% 4
West Midlands +94 11 £50,500 +18.82% 1
North of England +119 7 £46,865 +4.14% 1
South West +119 6 £41,250 -8.33% 2
North West +103 5 £46,865 +4.14% 1
Work from Home +12 5 £45,000 - 4
Scotland +96 4 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Wales +46 4 £45,000 +28.57%
North East +24 2 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England +134 1 - - 3
East Midlands +58 1 £40,000 +14.29% 3

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 87 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (77.01%) SQL
3 42 (48.28%) C#
4 40 (45.98%) .NET
5 33 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 31 (35.63%) PowerShell
6 31 (35.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 29 (33.33%) Azure
7 29 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 26 (29.89%) DevOps
9 24 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (26.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (26.44%) Windows
10 23 (26.44%) Finance
11 19 (21.84%) VB.NET
11 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
11 19 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (19.54%) Self-Motivation
12 17 (19.54%) Linux
12 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (18.39%) OO
13 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET
13 16 (18.39%) VB
13 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (18.39%) jQuery
13 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (17.24%) High Availability
14 15 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 10 (11.49%) IIS
2 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (13.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (33.33%) Azure
2 14 (16.09%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (11.49%) Office 365
3 10 (11.49%) Power Platform
4 8 (9.20%) AWS
5 6 (6.90%) GitHub
5 6 (6.90%) IaaS
6 5 (5.75%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (3.45%) SaaS
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (9.20%) iSCSI
1 8 (9.20%) NetScaler
2 7 (8.05%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.75%) DHCP
4 5 (5.75%) DNS
4 5 (5.75%) Firewall
4 5 (5.75%) VLAN
4 5 (5.75%) VPN
5 4 (4.60%) SAN
6 2 (2.30%) Skype
6 2 (2.30%) WAN
7 1 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (35.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 24 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (26.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (14.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (11.49%) Power BI
9 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2017
10 7 (8.05%) MongoDB
10 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database
10 7 (8.05%) SAP HANA
11 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2019
12 5 (5.75%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (5.75%) Data Lake
13 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (3.45%) MySQL
14 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
14 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.75%) NUnit
4 5 (5.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (5.75%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.60%) JIRA
5 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.45%) GitLab
6 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.45%) Maven
7 2 (2.30%) tSQLt
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (57.47%) Developer
2 22 (25.29%) C# Developer
3 19 (21.84%) Software Developer
4 17 (19.54%) SQL Developer
5 14 (16.09%) Analyst
5 14 (16.09%) CRM Developer
5 14 (16.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 13 (14.94%) DBA
6 13 (14.94%) SQL DBA
7 12 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (13.79%) C# Software Engineer
7 12 (13.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 12 (13.79%) Software Engineer
7 12 (13.79%) SQL Server DBA
8 10 (11.49%) .NET Developer
8 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.05%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (8.05%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.98%) .NET
2 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET
2 16 (18.39%) jQuery
3 14 (16.09%) WinForms
4 12 (13.79%) AngularJS
5 11 (12.64%) CSS
5 11 (12.64%) HTML
5 11 (12.64%) Web Services
6 10 (11.49%) .NET Framework
6 10 (11.49%) Entity Framework
6 10 (11.49%) REST
7 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (10.34%) WCF
8 7 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (6.90%) XML
10 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Core
10 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (5.75%) WPF
11 4 (4.60%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (9.20%) Clustering
2 8 (9.20%) Hedge funds
3 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.75%) Derivative
4 5 (5.75%) Fixed Income
4 5 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.75%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.45%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.30%) Replication
7 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Windows
2 17 (19.54%) Linux
3 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.09%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (3.45%) CentOS
8 3 (3.45%) HPUX
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.45%) Solaris
8 3 (3.45%) Unix
8 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) DevOps
2 19 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) OO
5 15 (17.24%) High Availability
6 14 (16.09%) Change Control
6 14 (16.09%) CRM
6 14 (16.09%) OOD
6 14 (16.09%) Scrum
7 13 (14.94%) Migration
7 13 (14.94%) MVC
7 13 (14.94%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
10 10 (11.49%) BDD
10 10 (11.49%) TDD
11 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
12 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 67 (77.01%) SQL
2 42 (48.28%) C#
3 31 (35.63%) PowerShell
4 29 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 19 (21.84%) VB.NET
6 16 (18.39%) VB
7 14 (16.09%) Python
8 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
9 8 (9.20%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.75%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.45%) VBScript
12 2 (2.30%) Java
12 2 (2.30%) PHP
12 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.30%) VB6
13 1 (1.15%) C
13 1 (1.15%) ES6
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.94%) MCSA
3 7 (8.05%) CCNA
3 7 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.05%) MCP
3 7 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.90%) Degree
4 6 (6.90%) MCITP
4 6 (6.90%) MCSE
5 3 (3.45%) HP AIS
5 3 (3.45%) HP ASE
5 3 (3.45%) HP MASE
5 3 (3.45%) JNCIS
5 3 (3.45%) NCIE
5 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.15%) CCNP
7 1 (1.15%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 15 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.49%) Docker
3 8 (9.20%) vSphere
4 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (3.45%) XenApp
4 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) Ansible
1 14 (16.09%) Puppet
2 8 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (3.45%) Terraform
4 2 (2.30%) SCCM
5 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) VMware
3 14 (16.09%) Oracle
4 12 (13.79%) Cisco
5 10 (11.49%) HP
6 8 (9.20%) Citrix
7 7 (8.05%) SAP
8 6 (6.90%) Dell
9 5 (5.75%) CommVault
9 5 (5.75%) LogicMonitor
9 5 (5.75%) Meraki
9 5 (5.75%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (4.60%) RedGate
11 3 (3.45%) Brocade
11 3 (3.45%) Juniper
11 3 (3.45%) McAfee
11 3 (3.45%) NetApp
11 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.45%) Veeam
12 2 (2.30%) Atlassian