The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 299 263 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.57% 14.55% 18.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.78% 55.96% 60.77%
Number of salaries quoted 253 235 297
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,200 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
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
536 470 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.70% 26.01% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 453 418 471
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 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.

1 363 (61.84%) .NET
2 344 (58.60%) C#
3 282 (48.04%) Microsoft
4 274 (46.68%) SQL
5 255 (43.44%) ASP.NET
6 239 (40.72%) HTML
7 236 (40.20%) JavaScript
8 196 (33.39%) MVC
9 193 (32.88%) CSS
10 186 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
11 176 (29.98%) Windows
12 145 (24.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 126 (21.47%) .NET Framework
14 125 (21.29%) jQuery
15 123 (20.95%) MS Excel
16 121 (20.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 108 (18.40%) TDD
18 106 (18.06%) WCF
19 101 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
20 87 (14.82%) VB.NET
20 87 (14.82%) Visual Studio
21 85 (14.48%) T-SQL
22 84 (14.31%) Active Directory
23 83 (14.14%) XML
24 80 (13.63%) OO
25 72 (12.27%) SQL Server 2012
26 71 (12.10%) SharePoint
27 69 (11.75%) Web Application Development
28 68 (11.58%) VMware
29 67 (11.41%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (12.10%) SharePoint
2 50 (8.52%) MS Exchange
3 44 (7.50%) IIS
4 35 (5.96%) Node.js
5 34 (5.79%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (4.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (4.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (3.75%) Umbraco
9 14 (2.39%) JBoss
10 13 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (2.04%) NServiceBus
11 12 (2.04%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.87%) SAS
12 11 (1.87%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (1.36%) CMS
14 8 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 123 (20.95%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.64%) MS Office
3 8 (1.36%) SPSS
4 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.02%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 44 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (5.62%) Office 365
3 7 (1.19%) SaaS
4 6 (1.02%) Trello
5 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.64%) Firewall
2 33 (5.62%) SAN
2 33 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 23 (3.92%) WAN
4 22 (3.75%) LAN
5 15 (2.56%) DNS
6 11 (1.87%) HTTP
7 10 (1.70%) SSL
8 9 (1.53%) DHCP
9 8 (1.36%) VPN
10 7 (1.19%) Internet
10 7 (1.19%) NAS
11 6 (1.02%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.85%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.85%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.51%) Network Security
13 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.51%) 4G
13 3 (0.51%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (24.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 121 (20.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (12.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 67 (11.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (8.01%) Relational Database
6 42 (7.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 41 (6.98%) NoSQL
8 30 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (4.09%) MySQL
10 23 (3.92%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.90%) DB2
12 15 (2.56%) RavenDB
13 14 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (2.21%) MongoDB
15 10 (1.70%) QlikView
16 8 (1.36%) Pentaho
16 8 (1.36%) MS Access
16 8 (1.36%) Oracle Database
17 6 (1.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 87 (14.82%) Visual Studio
2 42 (7.16%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (4.94%) Subversion
4 16 (2.73%) ReSharper
5 9 (1.53%) Maven
5 9 (1.53%) Gradle
6 8 (1.36%) Ant
7 7 (1.19%) NUnit
8 5 (0.85%) Toad
8 5 (0.85%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.68%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.51%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.51%) JIRA
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.34%) MSTest
12 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
General
1 44 (7.50%) Finance
2 32 (5.45%) Retail
3 26 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.24%) Law
5 9 (1.53%) Retail Banking
5 9 (1.53%) Banking
6 8 (1.36%) Advertising
7 7 (1.19%) Legal
7 7 (1.19%) Automotive
8 6 (1.02%) Marketing
9 5 (0.85%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 348 (59.28%) Developer
2 157 (26.75%) .NET Developer
3 108 (18.40%) C# Developer
4 85 (14.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 80 (13.63%) Software Developer
6 57 (9.71%) Analyst
7 45 (7.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 45 (7.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (6.64%) Consultant
9 38 (6.47%) Senior Developer
10 36 (6.13%) Web Developer
10 36 (6.13%) Junior
11 35 (5.96%) Junior Developer
12 31 (5.28%) Architect
13 30 (5.11%) Junior .NET Developer
14 25 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
14 25 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
15 22 (3.75%) Applications Developer
16 21 (3.58%) 3rd Line Support
16 21 (3.58%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (61.84%) .NET
2 255 (43.44%) ASP.NET
3 239 (40.72%) HTML
4 193 (32.88%) CSS
5 126 (21.47%) .NET Framework
6 125 (21.29%) jQuery
7 106 (18.06%) WCF
8 101 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 83 (14.14%) XML
10 59 (10.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 55 (9.37%) HTML5
12 51 (8.69%) KnockoutJS
13 50 (8.52%) Entity Framework
14 48 (8.18%) LINQ
15 43 (7.33%) Ajax
16 42 (7.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 38 (6.47%) Web Services
18 36 (6.13%) RESTful
19 25 (4.26%) WPF
19 25 (4.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.35%) Computer Science
2 28 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.75%) Social Media
3 22 (3.75%) BBC
4 18 (3.07%) Clustering
5 16 (2.73%) Visualisation
6 14 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.04%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.70%) Open Source
9 9 (1.53%) User Experience
10 6 (1.02%) Replication
11 5 (0.85%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.68%) iSeries
13 3 (0.51%) Statistics
14 2 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.34%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.34%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.34%) Blog
14 2 (0.34%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 176 (29.98%) Windows
2 54 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (4.60%) Linux
4 24 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (2.90%) UNIX
6 16 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.53%) CentOS
8 8 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.02%) Android
10 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.68%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.34%) Solaris
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (33.39%) MVC
2 186 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (18.40%) TDD
4 80 (13.63%) OO
5 69 (11.75%) Web Application Development
6 57 (9.71%) BDD
6 57 (9.71%) CRM
7 53 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (8.52%) Scrum
9 44 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 38 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (6.30%) SOA
11 37 (6.30%) Mobile Development
12 36 (6.13%) E-Commerce
13 35 (5.96%) Release Management
14 25 (4.26%) Workflow
15 24 (4.09%) Unit Testing
16 22 (3.75%) ITIL
17 21 (3.58%) ETL
17 21 (3.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 344 (58.60%) C#
2 274 (46.68%) SQL
3 236 (40.20%) JavaScript
4 87 (14.82%) VB.NET
5 85 (14.48%) T-SQL
6 51 (8.69%) Java
7 36 (6.13%) PHP
8 35 (5.96%) VB
8 35 (5.96%) Ruby
9 18 (3.07%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.21%) C
11 12 (2.04%) Python
12 11 (1.87%) VB6
13 10 (1.70%) R
14 8 (1.36%) C++
14 8 (1.36%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.19%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.68%) Perl
16 4 (0.68%) X++
16 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (10.22%) Degree
2 55 (9.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (5.11%) MCTS
4 25 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 20 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.41%) MCP
5 20 (3.41%) MCAD
5 20 (3.41%) MCSD
6 11 (1.87%) MCSE
7 9 (1.53%) MCITP
8 5 (0.85%) MCSA
9 4 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) CCNA
11 2 (0.34%) ISEB
11 2 (0.34%) HND
11 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.17%) CCAA
12 1 (0.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.21%) SLA
2 4 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.51%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (14.31%) Active Directory
2 57 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.64%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.92%) vSphere
5 9 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.19%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.51%) XenApp
9 2 (0.34%) XenServer
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.34%) Docker
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.02%) Nagios
2 5 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (0.85%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.51%) Foglight
4 3 (0.51%) SCDPM
4 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.34%) Ansible
5 2 (0.34%) Control-M
5 2 (0.34%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.34%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.34%) WSUS
5 2 (0.34%) SCCM
5 2 (0.34%) Puppet
5 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 282 (48.04%) Microsoft
2 68 (11.58%) VMware
3 52 (8.86%) Oracle
4 25 (4.26%) Citrix
4 25 (4.26%) Google
5 22 (3.75%) Sony
5 22 (3.75%) Apple
5 22 (3.75%) Yahoo!
5 22 (3.75%) Facebook
6 20 (3.41%) Adobe
6 20 (3.41%) Cisco
6 20 (3.41%) IBM
7 14 (2.39%) Tableau
8 11 (1.87%) Business Objects
9 10 (1.70%) Sybase
9 10 (1.70%) Cloudera
9 10 (1.70%) DevExpress
10 9 (1.53%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.36%) Teradata
11 8 (1.36%) Altova
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