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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 210 254
Rank change year-on-year +22 +44  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 1465 1706 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.71% 1.63% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 5.28% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1581 1346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  

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 26331 32293 33782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.80% 30.88% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22328 27534 28625
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SQL Server 2014 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the UK

SQL Server 2014
Top 30 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 30 March 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 +10 1352 £45,000 - 154
London -14 548 £55,000 - 49
South East +9 230 £45,000 - 28
North West +2 190 £40,000 - 28
East of England +42 99 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Manchester -9 90 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Yorkshire -8 87 £35,000 -12.50% 11
West Midlands +58 85 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Cheshire +10 57 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Hampshire +38 53 £39,000 -13.33% 4
Hertfordshire +41 50 £52,500 -19.23% 8
Kent +21 50 £48,750 +14.70% 1
West Yorkshire -39 50 £42,500 +6.25% 6
South West +25 49 £40,000 - 8
City of London +6 46 £53,750 +0.46% 4
Leeds -18 44 £41,750 +4.37% 5
Scotland +47 37 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Merseyside +6 36 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands -26 35 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Berkshire +18 34 £42,925 +1.00% 4
Warrington +28 31 £40,000 - 3
Wales +13 30 £35,000 -7.89% 4
Cambridgeshire +21 29 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Cambridge +15 29 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Tyne and Wear +22 28 £35,750 -10.62% 3
North East +19 28 £35,750 -10.62% 3
Coventry +33 25 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Birmingham +21 25 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Sussex -8 25 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +29 24 £30,750 -18.00% 3

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3113 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2255 (72.44%) .NET
3 2173 (69.80%) C#
4 2068 (66.43%) Agile Software Development
5 1849 (59.40%) ASP.NET
6 1827 (58.69%) MVC
7 1780 (57.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1729 (55.54%) TDD
9 1590 (51.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1581 (50.79%) Web Application Development
11 1282 (41.18%) BDD
12 1150 (36.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1122 (36.04%) WCF
14 1112 (35.72%) RESTful
15 1020 (32.77%) SQL
16 987 (31.71%) Microsoft
17 835 (26.82%) Scrum
18 793 (25.47%) Node.js
19 749 (24.06%) .NET Framework
20 726 (23.32%) Ruby
21 698 (22.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 687 (22.07%) SQL Server 2012
23 685 (22.00%) AngularJS
24 654 (21.01%) NoSQL
25 647 (20.78%) Git (software)
26 636 (20.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 634 (20.37%) KnockoutJS
28 621 (19.95%) T-SQL
29 604 (19.40%) Windows
30 596 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting 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
1 138 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 115 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
3 102 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
4 100 (3.21%) CMS
5 97 (3.12%) EPiServer
6 87 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 71 (2.28%) IIS
8 52 (1.67%) MS Exchange
9 35 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 33 (1.06%) Umbraco
11 32 (1.03%) Tomcat
12 25 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (0.67%) Kentico
13 21 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 20 (0.64%) DNN
14 20 (0.64%) Immediacy CMS
14 20 (0.64%) Sitefinity
15 19 (0.61%) Skype for Business
16 17 (0.55%) SAS
17 12 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 292 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.48%) MS Office
3 6 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.19%) HipChat
3 6 (0.19%) InDesign
4 3 (0.096%) MS Project
4 3 (0.096%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.064%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.32%) SAP Business One
3 8 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.096%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.064%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.032%) BPCS
8 1 (0.032%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.032%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 422 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 139 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (2.76%) Google Play
4 51 (1.64%) Office 365
5 31 (1.00%) SaaS
6 13 (0.42%) GitHub
7 10 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.29%) Data Lake Analytics
8 9 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.29%) IaaS
9 6 (0.19%) PaaS
10 3 (0.096%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.032%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.032%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.032%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.032%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.032%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 318 (10.22%) Internet
2 87 (2.79%) Intranet
3 50 (1.61%) SAN
4 43 (1.38%) DNS
5 41 (1.32%) Broadband
6 37 (1.19%) Firewall
7 36 (1.16%) DHCP
8 33 (1.06%) TCP/IP
9 27 (0.87%) WAN
10 26 (0.84%) LAN
11 21 (0.67%) NAS
12 16 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (0.51%) VLAN
13 12 (0.39%) iSCSI
13 12 (0.39%) VPN
14 11 (0.35%) VoIP
15 9 (0.29%) SSL
16 8 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
17 7 (0.22%) RS-232
17 7 (0.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3113 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 698 (22.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 687 (22.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 654 (21.01%) NoSQL
5 596 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 479 (15.39%) Data Warehouse
7 466 (14.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 405 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 274 (8.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 230 (7.39%) MongoDB
11 187 (6.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 128 (4.11%) Power BI
13 127 (4.08%) Relational Database
13 127 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
14 92 (2.96%) RavenDB
15 68 (2.18%) Big Data
16 67 (2.15%) MySQL
17 60 (1.93%) Azure SQL Database
18 59 (1.90%) OLAP
19 49 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 647 (20.78%) Git (software)
2 445 (14.29%) NUnit
3 414 (13.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 317 (10.18%) Moq
5 216 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 174 (5.59%) Visual Studio
7 151 (4.85%) MSTest
8 139 (4.47%) TeamCity
9 127 (4.08%) Subversion
10 32 (1.03%) JIRA
11 20 (0.64%) MSBuild
12 19 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 18 (0.58%) Jenkins
14 17 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
15 16 (0.51%) Maven
16 14 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (0.42%) Travis CI
17 13 (0.42%) WebDriver
18 12 (0.39%) JBehave
18 12 (0.39%) WiX
General
1 493 (15.84%) Finance
2 368 (11.82%) Games
3 236 (7.58%) Marketing
4 194 (6.23%) Advertising
5 128 (4.11%) Banking
6 103 (3.31%) Music Industry
7 91 (2.92%) Legal
8 60 (1.93%) Retail
9 56 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 50 (1.61%) Investment Banking
11 30 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 25 (0.80%) Publishing
13 18 (0.58%) Automotive
14 13 (0.42%) Law
15 9 (0.29%) Back Office
16 6 (0.19%) Military
17 4 (0.13%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.096%) Billing
18 3 (0.096%) Front Office
19 2 (0.064%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2431 (78.09%) Developer
2 1937 (62.22%) .NET Developer
3 743 (23.87%) C# Developer
4 665 (21.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 404 (12.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 400 (12.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 342 (10.99%) DBA
8 320 (10.28%) SQL DBA
9 294 (9.44%) SQL Developer
10 247 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 211 (6.78%) Agile Developer
12 200 (6.42%) Agile .NET Developer
13 177 (5.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 175 (5.62%) Agile C# Developer
15 166 (5.33%) Junior
16 157 (5.04%) SQL Server DBA
16 157 (5.04%) WPF Developer
17 154 (4.95%) C# WPF Developer
18 146 (4.69%) SQL Server Developer
19 144 (4.63%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2255 (72.44%) .NET
2 1849 (59.40%) ASP.NET
3 1780 (57.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1590 (51.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1150 (36.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1122 (36.04%) WCF
7 1112 (35.72%) RESTful
8 793 (25.47%) Node.js
9 749 (24.06%) .NET Framework
10 685 (22.00%) AngularJS
11 636 (20.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 634 (20.37%) KnockoutJS
13 587 (18.86%) Entity Framework
14 575 (18.47%) WPF
15 443 (14.23%) Code First Entity Framework
16 372 (11.95%) HTML
17 341 (10.95%) CSS
18 331 (10.63%) NHibernate
19 294 (9.44%) HTML5
20 292 (9.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 245 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
2 165 (5.30%) Social Network
3 156 (5.01%) Clustering
4 146 (4.69%) Replication
5 144 (4.63%) Tandem
6 109 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
7 96 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 94 (3.02%) Computer Science
9 86 (2.76%) iPhone
10 85 (2.73%) User Experience
11 81 (2.60%) Social Media
12 80 (2.57%) BBC
13 66 (2.12%) Fintech
14 63 (2.02%) Client/Server
15 59 (1.90%) Digital TV
16 37 (1.19%) Streaming Music
17 30 (0.96%) Management Information System
18 23 (0.74%) Data Centre
19 19 (0.61%) Wiki
20 10 (0.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 604 (19.40%) Windows
2 241 (7.74%) Windows Server
3 199 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 142 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (2.79%) Android
6 41 (1.32%) Linux
7 38 (1.22%) Windows 10
7 38 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 33 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (0.71%) Unix
10 12 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.096%) MVS
15 2 (0.064%) HPUX
15 2 (0.064%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.032%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.032%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2068 (66.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1827 (58.69%) MVC
3 1729 (55.54%) TDD
4 1581 (50.79%) Web Application Development
5 1282 (41.18%) BDD
6 835 (26.82%) Scrum
7 596 (19.15%) Dependency Injection
8 586 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
9 535 (17.19%) OO
10 506 (16.25%) Kanban
11 367 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
12 276 (8.87%) ETL
13 242 (7.77%) MVVM
14 235 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
15 226 (7.26%) SDLC
16 188 (6.04%) High Availability
17 166 (5.33%) Domain-Driven Design
18 164 (5.27%) Web Development
19 161 (5.17%) Inversion of Control
20 143 (4.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2173 (69.80%) C#
2 1020 (32.77%) SQL
3 726 (23.32%) Ruby
4 621 (19.95%) T-SQL
5 520 (16.70%) JavaScript
6 205 (6.59%) VB.NET
7 191 (6.14%) VB
8 127 (4.08%) PowerShell
9 114 (3.66%) F#
10 71 (2.28%) XPath
11 69 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 48 (1.54%) Java
13 43 (1.38%) C++
14 20 (0.64%) R
15 17 (0.55%) PHP
16 16 (0.51%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.48%) C
18 12 (0.39%) ES6
18 12 (0.39%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 180 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 169 (5.43%) Degree
3 47 (1.51%) MCTS
4 39 (1.25%) MCP
5 32 (1.03%) MCSD
6 30 (0.96%) MCSA
7 27 (0.87%) MCAD
8 23 (0.74%) MCSE
9 21 (0.67%) MCITP
10 18 (0.58%) Security Cleared
11 13 (0.42%) SC Cleared
12 12 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.16%) PhD
14 4 (0.13%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.13%) OCP
14 4 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.13%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.096%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.064%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (2.76%) QA
2 40 (1.28%) SLA
3 13 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.096%) IFRS
4 3 (0.096%) IFRS 9
4 3 (0.096%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.032%) PMO
System Software
1 126 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 37 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.64%) XenApp
5 15 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.39%) vSphere
8 7 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.16%) Docker
10 5 (0.16%) Firmware
10 5 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.13%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.064%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 114 (3.66%) Kibana
2 74 (2.38%) WSUS
3 69 (2.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 31 (1.00%) SCCM
5 24 (0.77%) Puppet
6 21 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.64%) Ansible
8 19 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
8 19 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (0.42%) CFEngine
9 13 (0.42%) SCOM
10 6 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.19%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.13%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.096%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.096%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 987 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 290 (9.32%) Facebook
3 227 (7.29%) Google
4 99 (3.18%) Oracle
5 80 (2.57%) Apple
5 80 (2.57%) Sony
5 80 (2.57%) Yahoo!
6 71 (2.28%) Tableau
7 68 (2.18%) VMware
8 64 (2.06%) Twitter
9 55 (1.77%) Citrix
10 41 (1.32%) Cisco
11 40 (1.28%) RedGate
12 34 (1.09%) Cognos
13 32 (1.03%) SAP
14 30 (0.96%) Sitecore
15 24 (0.77%) HP
16 20 (0.64%) Alterian
17 16 (0.51%) New Relic
17 16 (0.51%) Splunk
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Bonus + MCSD Training + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 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
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours 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
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 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
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago