The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 71 74 108
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +34
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 50 32 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.74% 2.04% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.47% 7.14% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 2
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2012
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
528 448 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.90% 28.52% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 487 395 412
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Birmingham region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2012.

1 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (87.65%) SQL
4 53 (65.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (61.73%) .NET
6 46 (56.79%) C#
7 44 (54.32%) JavaScript
8 43 (53.09%) HTML
8 43 (53.09%) .NET Framework
8 43 (53.09%) jQuery
8 43 (53.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 41 (50.62%) JSON
9 41 (50.62%) LINQ
9 41 (50.62%) Visual Studio
10 37 (45.68%) CSS
10 37 (45.68%) MVC
11 35 (43.21%) KnockoutJS
12 33 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (40.74%) BDD
12 33 (40.74%) Telecoms
12 33 (40.74%) Scrum
12 33 (40.74%) ReSharper
12 33 (40.74%) Ajax
12 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (40.74%) TDD
13 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
14 29 (35.80%) Windows
15 27 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
16 21 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (22.22%) LAN

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) OpenEdge
3 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.47%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) LAN
1 18 (22.22%) WAN
2 17 (20.99%) Firewall
3 12 (14.81%) SAN
4 10 (12.35%) NAS
4 10 (12.35%) VPN
5 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.23%) FTP
6 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (65.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (7.41%) RDBMS
7 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
8 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (4.94%) DTS
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (2.47%) QlikView
11 1 (1.23%) OLAP
11 1 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 41 (50.62%) Visual Studio
2 33 (40.74%) ReSharper
2 33 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.47%) MSTest
3 2 (2.47%) NUnit
3 2 (2.47%) CruiseControl
3 2 (2.47%) Subversion
General
1 33 (40.74%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (67.90%) Developer
2 35 (43.21%) .NET Developer
2 35 (43.21%) C# Developer
2 35 (43.21%) C# .NET Developer
3 33 (40.74%) Web Developer
3 33 (40.74%) .NET Web Developer
3 33 (40.74%) C# Web Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Junior .NET Web Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Junior C# Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Junior Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Junior .NET Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Junior Web Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Junior
5 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) DBA
7 6 (7.41%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (61.73%) .NET
2 43 (53.09%) HTML
2 43 (53.09%) .NET Framework
2 43 (53.09%) jQuery
2 43 (53.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 41 (50.62%) LINQ
3 41 (50.62%) JSON
4 37 (45.68%) CSS
5 35 (43.21%) KnockoutJS
6 33 (40.74%) Ajax
7 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET
8 10 (12.35%) XML
8 10 (12.35%) HTML5
9 8 (9.88%) DOM
9 8 (9.88%) EDI
10 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (3.70%) MDX
11 3 (3.70%) WCF
12 2 (2.47%) Adobe AIR
12 2 (2.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Clustering
2 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.47%) Statistics
3 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.47%) Handset
3 2 (2.47%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.80%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.64%) Linux
4 7 (8.64%) CentOS
5 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) MVC
2 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.74%) TDD
2 33 (40.74%) Scrum
2 33 (40.74%) BDD
3 27 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (14.81%) ETL
4 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (9.88%) Logistics
7 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.94%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.47%) Information Security
11 2 (2.47%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.47%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.47%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (2.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (87.65%) SQL
2 46 (56.79%) C#
3 44 (54.32%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.99%) T-SQL
5 12 (14.81%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.94%) VB
7 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.94%) OCP
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (4.94%) MCITP
3 2 (2.47%) Degree
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) MCTS
3 2 (2.47%) MCSE
3 2 (2.47%) MCSA
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.35%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.64%) vSphere
3 7 (8.64%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.99%) VMware
3 8 (9.88%) Altova
3 8 (9.88%) DevExpress
4 7 (8.64%) Cisco
4 7 (8.64%) Juniper
4 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle
6 2 (2.47%) Adobe
6 2 (2.47%) Tableau
7 1 (1.23%) Stonesoft
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
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