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

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 955 652 692
Rank change year-on-year -303 +40 -157
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 103 88 403
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 0.56% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 91 71 348
10th Percentile £35,250 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,125 £40,674
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £46,865 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.31% +4.14% -

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 35,411 15,739 36,514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.45% 28.27% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22,831 13,481 30,410
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -281 100 £60,000 +9.09% 27
London -224 54 £65,000 +8.33% 11
UK excluding London -212 45 £42,500 -9.31% 17
Work from Home -242 26 £53,750 +16.22% 11
North of England -114 17 £53,750 +17.02% 5
North West -89 10 £55,000 +17.36% 5
South East -164 10 £35,000 -41.67% 5
Midlands -109 8 £40,000 -21.57% 3
East Midlands -48 6 £39,250 -1.88% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £52,500 -
South West -70 5 £70,000 +75.00% 1
East of England -104 3 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Scotland -75 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -110 2 £42,500 -16.67% 1
North East -25 1 £47,000 +4.44%

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (73.79%) SQL
3 54 (52.43%) C#
4 51 (49.51%) .NET
4 51 (49.51%) Microsoft
5 47 (45.63%) Azure
6 45 (43.69%) SQL Server 2016
7 37 (35.92%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (33.01%) ASP.NET
9 33 (32.04%) DevOps
10 32 (31.07%) T-SQL
10 32 (31.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (30.10%) .NET Framework
11 31 (30.10%) .NET Core
12 28 (27.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (27.18%) Unit Testing
12 28 (27.18%) MVC
13 25 (24.27%) Social Skills
14 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
14 24 (23.30%) Windows
15 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (19.42%) CSS
17 19 (18.45%) Visual Studio
17 19 (18.45%) HTML
17 19 (18.45%) Data Modelling
17 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
17 19 (18.45%) Release Management
18 18 (17.48%) Moq
18 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET Core
19 17 (16.50%) Windows Server

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 14 (13.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.65%) IIS
3 10 (9.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.97%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (45.63%) Azure
2 15 (14.56%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (8.74%) Power Platform
4 6 (5.83%) AWS
4 6 (5.83%) SaaS
5 5 (4.85%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (3.88%) GitHub
6 4 (3.88%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.91%) IaaS
8 2 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.94%) Azure Service Bus
8 2 (1.94%) Azure Service Fabric
9 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.97%) Azure Event Grid
9 1 (0.97%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) Firewall
2 5 (4.85%) DNS
2 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.88%) DHCP
3 4 (3.88%) Internet
3 4 (3.88%) SAN
4 3 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.91%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.91%) MPLS
4 3 (2.91%) Skype
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.97%) VPN
6 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (43.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 32 (31.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (27.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2017
5 10 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (7.77%) MS Access
6 8 (7.77%) Power BI
7 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2019
8 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.94%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.94%) QlikView
11 2 (1.94%) Tableau
12 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.97%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
1 19 (18.45%) Visual Studio
2 18 (17.48%) Moq
3 5 (4.85%) JIRA
3 5 (4.85%) NUnit
3 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.97%) Selenium
5 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (24.27%) Social Skills
2 14 (13.59%) Finance
3 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.83%) French Language
4 6 (5.83%) Law
5 4 (3.88%) Marketing
6 3 (2.91%) Games
6 3 (2.91%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.94%) Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Advertising
8 1 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (52.43%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) C# Developer
3 19 (18.45%) .NET Developer
4 18 (17.48%) Azure Developer
5 13 (12.62%) Administrator
6 12 (11.65%) DBA
6 12 (11.65%) SQL Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Analyst
8 10 (9.71%) SQL DBA
9 9 (8.74%) Software Engineer
9 9 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.80%) Data Analyst
10 7 (6.80%) Master Data Analyst
11 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (3.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (49.51%) .NET
2 34 (33.01%) ASP.NET
3 31 (30.10%) .NET Core
3 31 (30.10%) .NET Framework
4 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (19.42%) CSS
6 19 (18.45%) HTML
7 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET Core
8 16 (15.53%) jQuery
9 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (12.62%) HTML5
11 11 (10.68%) CSS3
12 10 (9.71%) AngularJS
13 8 (7.77%) Web Services
13 8 (7.77%) WPF
14 7 (6.80%) Entity Framework
15 6 (5.83%) Sass
15 6 (5.83%) WCF
15 6 (5.83%) WinForms
16 5 (4.85%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (6.80%) Reinsurance
3 6 (5.83%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.83%) Reference Data
4 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.88%) User Experience
6 3 (2.91%) Replication
7 2 (1.94%) Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) FMCG
8 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Windows
2 17 (16.50%) Windows Server
2 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2016
3 15 (14.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.88%) Linux
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (2.91%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.92%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (32.04%) DevOps
3 28 (27.18%) MVC
3 28 (27.18%) Unit Testing
4 19 (18.45%) Data Modelling
4 19 (18.45%) Release Management
5 16 (15.53%) ETL
6 14 (13.59%) ITIL
7 13 (12.62%) OO
7 13 (12.62%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.71%) Analytics
9 10 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (9.71%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (8.74%) Catastrophe Modelling
10 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
10 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.74%) Mathematics
10 9 (8.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 76 (73.79%) SQL
2 54 (52.43%) C#
3 32 (31.07%) T-SQL
4 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.53%) PowerShell
5 16 (15.53%) VBA
6 11 (10.68%) VB
7 9 (8.74%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.85%) Python
9 3 (2.91%) VBScript
10 2 (1.94%) ES6
10 2 (1.94%) R
11 1 (0.97%) Java
11 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.91%) CCA
3 3 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.91%) MCSA
3 3 (2.91%) MCSE
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.94%) MOS
4 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (14.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.74%) vSphere
4 5 (4.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.91%) XenApp
5 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.94%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.94%) vRealize
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Sentry
3 1 (0.97%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 51 (49.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.71%) VMware
3 7 (6.80%) Atlassian
4 6 (5.83%) Sophos
4 6 (5.83%) Telerik
5 5 (4.85%) Cisco
5 5 (4.85%) Citrix
6 4 (3.88%) Civica
6 4 (3.88%) SAP
7 3 (2.91%) Dell
7 3 (2.91%) EMC
7 3 (2.91%) IBM
7 3 (2.91%) NetApp
8 2 (1.94%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.94%) CA
8 2 (1.94%) Juniper
8 2 (1.94%) McAfee
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle
8 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.94%) Tripwire