Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 749 677 611
Rank change year-on-year -72 -66 -298
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 114 296 581
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 0.99% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 93 235 494
10th Percentile £35,250 £34,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £65,800 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +3.45% -3.33%

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 22,242 29,947 42,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.43% 26.95% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17,916 24,714 34,903
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +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 17 April 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Top 13 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 17 April 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 -33 110 £57,500 +15.00% 16
London +65 55 £60,000 +9.09% 6
UK excluding London -26 52 £43,000 -4.44% 10
Work from Home -114 30 £45,000 - 3
East of England +58 15 £57,500 +21.05% 2
South East +48 14 £60,000 +60.00% 4
Midlands +30 11 £40,000 -5.88% 2
North of England -20 11 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North West -5 10 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East Midlands +4 9 £39,250 -7.65% 2
West Midlands +15 2 £45,000 +20.00%
South West -12 1 £33,500 -27.57%
Yorkshire -22 1 £47,500 -13.64%

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 114 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (74.56%) SQL
3 71 (62.28%) Microsoft
4 49 (42.98%) C#
5 47 (41.23%) .NET
6 43 (37.72%) Windows
7 42 (36.84%) Azure
7 42 (36.84%) SQL Server 2016
8 38 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 34 (29.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 28 (24.56%) Dynamics 365
11 27 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (23.68%) OO
12 26 (22.81%) Self-Motivation
12 26 (22.81%) Windows Server
13 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2016
13 25 (21.93%) WinForms
13 25 (21.93%) AWS
14 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (18.42%) Clustering
15 21 (18.42%) VB
15 21 (18.42%) CRM
15 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
15 21 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
16 20 (17.54%) Dynamics CRM
16 20 (17.54%) Change Control
16 20 (17.54%) OOD
16 20 (17.54%) Visual Studio
17 18 (15.79%) Dynamics AX

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 16 (14.04%) IIS
2 3 (2.63%) CMS
2 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.75%) Relativity
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 42 (36.84%) Azure
2 28 (24.56%) Dynamics 365
3 25 (21.93%) AWS
4 15 (13.16%) GCP
5 12 (10.53%) Microsoft 365
5 12 (10.53%) Power Platform
6 7 (6.14%) SaaS
7 6 (5.26%) Logic Apps
8 4 (3.51%) IaaS
9 3 (2.63%) GitHub
10 2 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.75%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.75%) Serverless
11 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.88%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.88%) PaaS
11 1 (0.88%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.88%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) Firewall
2 6 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (3.51%) LAN
3 4 (3.51%) WAN
4 3 (2.63%) DHCP
4 3 (2.63%) DNS
4 3 (2.63%) SSL
5 2 (1.75%) BGP
5 2 (1.75%) MPLS
5 2 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (36.84%) SQL Server 2016
3 34 (29.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (14.04%) MySQL
7 15 (13.16%) Oracle Database
7 15 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (12.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 14 (12.28%) Oracle Exadata
8 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2017
10 9 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (6.14%) Power BI
11 7 (6.14%) RDBMS
11 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
12 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2019
13 2 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Visual Studio
2 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) French Language
3 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Police
5 1 (0.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 55 (48.25%) Developer
2 23 (20.18%) .NET Developer
3 20 (17.54%) CRM Developer
3 20 (17.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 18 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.04%) DBA
6 14 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Developer
7 13 (11.40%) Analyst
8 12 (10.53%) Software Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Data Analyst
9 10 (8.77%) SQL Developer
10 9 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (7.89%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 8 (7.02%) MySQL DBA
11 8 (7.02%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
11 8 (7.02%) PostgreSQL DBA
12 7 (6.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (41.23%) .NET
2 25 (21.93%) WinForms
3 16 (14.04%) CSS
3 16 (14.04%) HTML
4 13 (11.40%) .NET Framework
4 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET
5 12 (10.53%) HTML5
6 11 (9.65%) .NET Core
6 11 (9.65%) jQuery
7 10 (8.77%) Web Services
8 9 (7.89%) CSS3
8 9 (7.89%) REST
9 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.26%) React
11 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (4.39%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.39%) Sass
11 5 (4.39%) Spring
11 5 (4.39%) Vue.js
12 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.81%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (18.42%) Clustering
3 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.65%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.14%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.26%) FMCG
7 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
7 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.51%) Replication
9 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.88%) Contactless
10 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 43 (37.72%) Windows
2 26 (22.81%) Windows Server
3 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2016
4 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.53%) Linux
6 9 (7.89%) Windows 10
7 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (6.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) OO
2 21 (18.42%) CRM
2 21 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
3 20 (17.54%) Change Control
3 20 (17.54%) OOD
4 18 (15.79%) DevOps
5 14 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (9.65%) Computer Science
7 11 (9.65%) OOP
7 11 (9.65%) Scrum
8 9 (7.89%) ITIL
9 8 (7.02%) API Design
10 7 (6.14%) Migration
10 7 (6.14%) MVC
11 6 (5.26%) Asset Management
11 6 (5.26%) High Availability
11 6 (5.26%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 85 (74.56%) SQL
2 49 (42.98%) C#
3 38 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 21 (18.42%) VB
5 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.28%) VB.NET
7 11 (9.65%) PowerShell
8 9 (7.89%) PL/SQL
9 8 (7.02%) Perl
9 8 (7.02%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.51%) VBScript
11 3 (2.63%) ES6
12 2 (1.75%) Java
12 2 (1.75%) Python
13 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Degree
2 11 (9.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.63%) CCNA
5 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.63%) MCSA
5 3 (2.63%) PCI QSA
6 2 (1.75%) CISM
6 2 (1.75%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.75%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
1 14 (12.28%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.89%) vSphere
4 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (5.26%) vRealize
3 4 (3.51%) SCCM
4 3 (2.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 71 (62.28%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.91%) Oracle
3 16 (14.04%) Google
4 12 (10.53%) VMware
5 10 (8.77%) Cisco
6 8 (7.02%) Citrix
7 7 (6.14%) Telerik
8 6 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 6 (5.26%) CA
8 6 (5.26%) LogRhythm
8 6 (5.26%) McAfee
8 6 (5.26%) ServiceNow
8 6 (5.26%) Tripwire
9 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.63%) Veeam
10 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.75%) Nintex
11 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.88%) Remedy
11 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com