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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 289 275 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.09% 17.62% 18.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.47% 60.31% 62.42%
Number of salaries quoted 273 238 264
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
521 456 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.01% 29.21% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 480 401 415
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
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 28 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 327 (54.77%) SQL
2 320 (53.60%) .NET
3 311 (52.09%) C#
4 255 (42.71%) Microsoft
5 225 (37.69%) Windows
6 215 (36.01%) HTML
7 214 (35.85%) ASP.NET
8 205 (34.34%) JavaScript
9 189 (31.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 177 (29.65%) CSS
11 175 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
12 155 (25.96%) MVC
13 131 (21.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 124 (20.77%) jQuery
15 120 (20.10%) MS Excel
16 102 (17.09%) .NET Framework
17 100 (16.75%) T-SQL
18 92 (15.41%) Degree
19 88 (14.74%) Active Directory
20 83 (13.90%) SharePoint
20 83 (13.90%) SQL Server 2012
21 82 (13.74%) VMware
22 79 (13.23%) TDD
23 76 (12.73%) Visual Studio
24 75 (12.56%) VB.NET
25 70 (11.73%) OO
25 70 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
25 70 (11.73%) WCF
26 68 (11.39%) Ajax
26 68 (11.39%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 83 (13.90%) SharePoint
2 51 (8.54%) MS Exchange
3 45 (7.54%) BizTalk Server
4 44 (7.37%) IIS
5 38 (6.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 37 (6.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (4.19%) Tomcat
9 19 (3.18%) JBoss
10 16 (2.68%) Node.js
11 15 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
13 12 (2.01%) WebSphere
14 11 (1.84%) Umbraco
15 7 (1.17%) NServiceBus
15 7 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (1.17%) WebLogic
16 6 (1.01%) Apache
17 5 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 120 (20.10%) MS Excel
2 55 (9.21%) MS Office
3 7 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.84%) MS Project
5 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 56 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.18%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (5.53%) Office 365
3 8 (1.34%) SaaS
4 4 (0.67%) Trello
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.71%) Firewall
2 41 (6.87%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.19%) SAN
4 25 (4.19%) WAN
5 24 (4.02%) LAN
6 20 (3.35%) DNS
7 14 (2.35%) WAAS
7 14 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (1.84%) VPN
9 10 (1.68%) Internet
9 10 (1.68%) NAS
10 9 (1.51%) DHCP
11 7 (1.17%) HTTP
12 6 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.84%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.50%) Wireshark
14 3 (0.50%) Extranet
14 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.34%) SSL
15 2 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (31.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 131 (21.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 83 (13.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 60 (10.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 46 (7.71%) Relational Database
7 34 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (5.19%) Oracle Database
9 30 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (3.35%) RDBMS
11 19 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (2.85%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (1.51%) DB2
15 8 (1.34%) Informix
15 8 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.34%) RavenDB
16 7 (1.17%) MySQL
17 6 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
17 6 (1.01%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 76 (12.73%) Visual Studio
2 55 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (5.36%) ReSharper
4 15 (2.51%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.35%) Toad
6 8 (1.34%) Subversion
7 7 (1.17%) NUnit
8 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.50%) RequisitePro
10 2 (0.34%) ProC
10 2 (0.34%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.34%) Maven
10 2 (0.34%) MorphX
10 2 (0.34%) JIRA
10 2 (0.34%) Selenium
10 2 (0.34%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.34%) MSTest
General
1 60 (10.05%) Finance
2 36 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.85%) Retail
4 20 (3.35%) Legal
5 15 (2.51%) Front Office
6 14 (2.35%) Law
7 11 (1.84%) Advertising
8 9 (1.51%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.17%) Banking
10 3 (0.50%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 331 (55.44%) Developer
2 115 (19.26%) .NET Developer
3 79 (13.23%) C# Developer
4 73 (12.23%) Analyst
5 61 (10.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (8.04%) Software Developer
6 48 (8.04%) Consultant
7 45 (7.54%) Web Developer
8 36 (6.03%) SharePoint Developer
9 32 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 32 (5.36%) .NET Web Developer
9 32 (5.36%) C# Web Developer
10 31 (5.19%) SQL Developer
11 29 (4.86%) Support Analyst
12 28 (4.69%) Architect
12 28 (4.69%) Junior
13 27 (4.52%) Junior Developer
14 26 (4.36%) Applications Support
14 26 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
15 24 (4.02%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (53.60%) .NET
2 215 (36.01%) HTML
3 214 (35.85%) ASP.NET
4 177 (29.65%) CSS
5 124 (20.77%) jQuery
6 102 (17.09%) .NET Framework
7 70 (11.73%) WCF
8 68 (11.39%) Ajax
8 68 (11.39%) Web Services
9 65 (10.89%) HTML5
10 60 (10.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 58 (9.72%) LINQ
12 57 (9.55%) XML
13 56 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 52 (8.71%) KnockoutJS
15 40 (6.70%) JSON
16 31 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 26 (4.36%) CSS3
19 21 (3.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.37%) Computer Science
2 30 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.35%) Clustering
4 12 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.68%) User Experience
6 9 (1.51%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.51%) Social Media
6 9 (1.51%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.51%) N-Tier
6 9 (1.51%) BBC
6 9 (1.51%) Replication
7 8 (1.34%) CLARiiON
7 8 (1.34%) Celerra
7 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.01%) FlexPod
9 4 (0.67%) Statistics
10 3 (0.50%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.50%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.34%) Telematics
11 2 (0.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 225 (37.69%) Windows
2 54 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (4.86%) UNIX
5 21 (3.52%) Windows XP
6 19 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (3.02%) Linux
8 7 (1.17%) CentOS
9 6 (1.01%) Solaris
10 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.84%) Android
10 5 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.67%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (25.96%) MVC
3 79 (13.23%) TDD
4 70 (11.73%) OO
5 65 (10.89%) CRM
6 58 (9.72%) BDD
7 53 (8.88%) Scrum
8 47 (7.87%) ITIL
9 42 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (7.04%) Software Engineering
10 32 (5.36%) Web Application Development
11 31 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
12 29 (4.86%) Workflow
13 27 (4.52%) Unit Testing
13 27 (4.52%) Mentoring
14 25 (4.19%) OOA/OOD
15 24 (4.02%) ETL
16 22 (3.69%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (3.52%) Web Development
18 20 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 327 (54.77%) SQL
2 311 (52.09%) C#
3 205 (34.34%) JavaScript
4 100 (16.75%) T-SQL
5 75 (12.56%) VB.NET
6 37 (6.20%) PL/SQL
6 37 (6.20%) Java
7 20 (3.35%) VB
8 17 (2.85%) Python
9 16 (2.68%) VBScript
10 14 (2.35%) PHP
10 14 (2.35%) C
10 14 (2.35%) Ruby
11 10 (1.68%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.34%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.67%) VB6
14 2 (0.34%) VBA
14 2 (0.34%) C++
14 2 (0.34%) Perl
14 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 92 (15.41%) Degree
2 70 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (8.04%) MCTS
4 26 (4.36%) MCSD
5 24 (4.02%) MCAD
6 23 (3.85%) MCP
7 20 (3.35%) MCSE
8 18 (3.02%) CCA
8 18 (3.02%) Citrix Certification
9 17 (2.85%) MCITP
10 15 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (2.35%) Security Cleared
11 14 (2.35%) NCDA
11 14 (2.35%) NCIE
11 14 (2.35%) VTSP
12 12 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.51%) CCEA
13 9 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (1.51%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.34%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.35%) SLA
2 9 (1.51%) QA
3 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 62 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.02%) vSphere
5 18 (3.02%) XenDesktop
6 14 (2.35%) vCloud
7 9 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.01%) XenApp
8 6 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.34%) XenServer
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.01%) Nagios
2 4 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.50%) Foglight
4 2 (0.34%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.34%) Control-M
4 2 (0.34%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.34%) WSUS
4 2 (0.34%) SCCM
4 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.34%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 255 (42.71%) Microsoft
2 82 (13.74%) VMware
3 66 (11.06%) Oracle
4 37 (6.20%) Cisco
5 33 (5.53%) Citrix
6 20 (3.35%) NetApp
7 19 (3.18%) Sybase
8 14 (2.35%) EMC
8 14 (2.35%) Facebook
9 12 (2.01%) DevExpress
10 11 (1.84%) Business Objects
11 10 (1.68%) Adobe
11 10 (1.68%) Google
12 9 (1.51%) HP
12 9 (1.51%) Yahoo!
12 9 (1.51%) Apple
12 9 (1.51%) Sony
13 8 (1.34%) Reuters
13 8 (1.34%) Bloomberg
13 8 (1.34%) Altova
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