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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 111 92 109
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 18 38 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 1.80% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.04% 6.74% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 2
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
592 564 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.61% 26.67% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 500 519 399
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (72.73%) SQL
4 28 (63.64%) .NET
5 25 (56.82%) C#
6 24 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
8 19 (43.18%) Ajax
9 16 (36.36%) jQuery
9 16 (36.36%) HTML
10 15 (34.09%) MVC
10 15 (34.09%) Scrum
10 15 (34.09%) LINQ
10 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (34.09%) TDD
11 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
12 13 (29.55%) Visual Studio
12 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
13 12 (27.27%) VB.NET
13 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
13 12 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 12 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (25.00%) BDD
14 11 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (25.00%) JSON
14 11 (25.00%) ReSharper
14 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
15 9 (20.45%) WCF
16 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) DHCP
2 5 (11.36%) VPN
2 5 (11.36%) LAN
2 5 (11.36%) WAN
3 4 (9.09%) Internet
3 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (9.09%) MS Access
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
9 2 (4.55%) Star Schema
9 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Visual Studio
2 11 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (25.00%) ReSharper
3 4 (9.09%) NUnit
3 4 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Developer
2 22 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Web Developer
3 15 (34.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 12 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 12 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
6 7 (15.91%) DBA
7 5 (11.36%) SQL DBA
7 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
8 4 (9.09%) CRM Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
11 1 (2.27%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) Ajax
3 16 (36.36%) jQuery
3 16 (36.36%) HTML
4 15 (34.09%) LINQ
5 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 12 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (25.00%) JSON
8 9 (20.45%) WCF
9 6 (13.64%) CSS
10 5 (11.36%) HTML5
10 5 (11.36%) CSS3
11 4 (9.09%) Web Services
11 4 (9.09%) NHibernate
11 4 (9.09%) MonoRail
11 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) MVC
1 15 (34.09%) Scrum
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (34.09%) TDD
2 11 (25.00%) BDD
3 6 (13.64%) ETL
3 6 (13.64%) CRM
3 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (4.55%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (2.27%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (2.27%) Logistics
6 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) SQL
2 25 (56.82%) C#
3 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.64%) VB
6 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) OCP
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Business Objects