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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 290 294 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.60% 13.50% 11.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.77% 51.13% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 257 243 235
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
462 575 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.26% 26.40% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 403 486 539
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 351 (60.83%) .NET
2 327 (56.67%) C#
3 248 (42.98%) SQL
4 236 (40.90%) Microsoft
5 211 (36.57%) ASP.NET
6 205 (35.53%) HTML
7 189 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
8 184 (31.89%) JavaScript
9 183 (31.72%) MVC
10 162 (28.08%) CSS
11 127 (22.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 126 (21.84%) WCF
12 126 (21.84%) Windows
13 125 (21.66%) MS Excel
14 113 (19.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 108 (18.72%) TDD
16 106 (18.37%) jQuery
16 106 (18.37%) Visual Studio
17 103 (17.85%) .NET Framework
18 98 (16.98%) T-SQL
19 95 (16.46%) XML
20 90 (15.60%) Degree
21 89 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
22 87 (15.08%) Oracle
23 86 (14.90%) Finance
24 85 (14.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 82 (14.21%) SQL Server 2008
26 81 (14.04%) VB.NET
27 78 (13.52%) Computer Science
28 76 (13.17%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 53 (9.19%) Node.js
2 49 (8.49%) IIS
3 38 (6.59%) SharePoint
4 23 (3.99%) MS Exchange
5 16 (2.77%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.43%) CMS
6 14 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.43%) JBoss
7 13 (2.25%) Umbraco
8 11 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.56%) Apache
10 8 (1.39%) SAS
11 7 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.87%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 125 (21.66%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.29%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) SPSS
4 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.35%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (2.95%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Line 500
4 1 (0.17%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.43%) Office 365
3 10 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.04%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.52%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.35%) Trello
6 2 (0.35%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.03%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.29%) HTTP
3 14 (2.43%) DNS
3 14 (2.43%) SAN
3 14 (2.43%) Firewall
4 13 (2.25%) Internet
5 11 (1.91%) SSL
6 10 (1.73%) VoIP
7 8 (1.39%) WAN
7 8 (1.39%) DHCP
7 8 (1.39%) LAN
8 6 (1.04%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.87%) CTI
10 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.52%) VPN
10 3 (0.52%) Network Security
11 2 (0.35%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.17%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.17%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (22.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 85 (14.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 82 (14.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (9.71%) NoSQL
4 56 (9.71%) MySQL
5 49 (8.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (6.41%) Relational Database
7 36 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (5.89%) Crystal Reports
9 31 (5.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (4.85%) RDBMS
11 20 (3.47%) OLAP
12 19 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 19 (3.29%) Oracle Database
13 18 (3.12%) DB2
14 15 (2.60%) MS Access
15 12 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (2.08%) OLAP Cube
16 9 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 106 (18.37%) Visual Studio
2 59 (10.23%) Git (software)
3 46 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (7.11%) Subversion
5 14 (2.43%) Maven
5 14 (2.43%) Gradle
6 13 (2.25%) Ant
7 6 (1.04%) ReSharper
7 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.87%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.52%) NUnit
10 2 (0.35%) Hudson
10 2 (0.35%) JUnit
10 2 (0.35%) Synon
10 2 (0.35%) ProC
11 1 (0.17%) Toad
11 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
General
1 86 (14.90%) Finance
2 38 (6.59%) Retail
3 25 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.64%) Automotive
5 20 (3.47%) Banking
6 16 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.91%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.73%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.73%) Back Office
9 9 (1.56%) Law
10 4 (0.69%) Legal
10 4 (0.69%) Marketing
10 4 (0.69%) Advertising
11 3 (0.52%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 351 (60.83%) Developer
2 146 (25.30%) .NET Developer
3 90 (15.60%) C# Developer
4 71 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (11.79%) Software Developer
6 54 (9.36%) Analyst
7 53 (9.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 50 (8.67%) Senior Developer
9 45 (7.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 32 (5.55%) Web Developer
11 29 (5.03%) Consultant
12 28 (4.85%) Junior
13 27 (4.68%) Java Developer
13 27 (4.68%) Junior Developer
14 23 (3.99%) DBA
15 22 (3.81%) Applications Support
16 21 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
17 20 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
17 20 (3.47%) Microsoft Developer
17 20 (3.47%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (60.83%) .NET
2 211 (36.57%) ASP.NET
3 205 (35.53%) HTML
4 162 (28.08%) CSS
5 126 (21.84%) WCF
6 113 (19.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 106 (18.37%) jQuery
8 103 (17.85%) .NET Framework
9 95 (16.46%) XML
10 76 (13.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 63 (10.92%) Web Services
12 57 (9.88%) HTML5
13 53 (9.19%) WPF
14 48 (8.32%) RESTful
15 46 (7.97%) AngularJS
16 44 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 36 (6.24%) KnockoutJS
18 34 (5.89%) CSS3
19 33 (5.72%) WinForms
20 30 (5.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.52%) Computer Science
2 31 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.51%) Social Media
3 26 (4.51%) BBC
4 20 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.29%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.91%) W3C
7 10 (1.73%) FMCG
7 10 (1.73%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.56%) Replication
9 6 (1.04%) Clustering
9 6 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.04%) iPhone
9 6 (1.04%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.69%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.69%) User Experience
11 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.52%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.52%) CCTV
11 3 (0.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (21.84%) Windows
2 43 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (5.20%) UNIX
4 22 (3.81%) Linux
5 18 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.08%) Android
6 12 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.39%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.21%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.52%) AIX
12 2 (0.35%) Solaris
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (31.72%) MVC
3 108 (18.72%) TDD
4 89 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (12.31%) Scrum
6 67 (11.61%) OO
7 63 (10.92%) Web Application Development
8 57 (9.88%) BDD
9 52 (9.01%) SDLC
10 43 (7.45%) Web Development
11 42 (7.28%) Software Engineering
12 38 (6.59%) E-Commerce
12 38 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (5.89%) SOA
14 27 (4.68%) ETL
15 24 (4.16%) OOD
16 23 (3.99%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (3.99%) Time Management
17 20 (3.47%) Configuration Management
17 20 (3.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 327 (56.67%) C#
2 248 (42.98%) SQL
3 184 (31.89%) JavaScript
4 98 (16.98%) T-SQL
5 81 (14.04%) VB.NET
6 64 (11.09%) Java
7 47 (8.15%) Ruby
8 35 (6.07%) VB
9 30 (5.20%) PowerShell
10 29 (5.03%) PHP
11 23 (3.99%) VB6
12 12 (2.08%) VBA
13 11 (1.91%) C++
13 11 (1.91%) X++
13 11 (1.91%) PHP5
14 7 (1.21%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.04%) C
15 6 (1.04%) R
16 5 (0.87%) Python
17 4 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (15.60%) Degree
2 28 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (4.16%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.99%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.56%) CCNA
6 8 (1.39%) MCSE
7 7 (1.21%) MCP
7 7 (1.21%) MCTS
8 6 (1.04%) CCNP
8 6 (1.04%) MCAD
8 6 (1.04%) MCSD
8 6 (1.04%) ISEB
9 5 (0.87%) MCSA
10 4 (0.69%) MCITP
11 3 (0.52%) CISM
11 3 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.52%) CISSP
12 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.08%) SLA
2 6 (1.04%) QA
3 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.81%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.69%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.69%) vSphere
5 3 (0.52%) Xen
5 3 (0.52%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.35%) XenApp
6 2 (0.35%) XenServer
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.52%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.35%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (0.35%) Netcool
2 2 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 236 (40.90%) Microsoft
2 87 (15.08%) Oracle
3 34 (5.89%) Google
4 30 (5.20%) VMware
5 29 (5.03%) Apple
6 26 (4.51%) Sony
6 26 (4.51%) Yahoo!
6 26 (4.51%) Facebook
7 21 (3.64%) Citrix
8 15 (2.60%) HP
8 15 (2.60%) Veeam
9 12 (2.08%) IBM
10 10 (1.73%) Cisco
10 10 (1.73%) Wonderware
11 9 (1.56%) GUPTA
12 8 (1.39%) Tableau
13 7 (1.21%) Teradata
13 7 (1.21%) Adobe
14 6 (1.04%) SAP
14 6 (1.04%) Cognos
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bonus etc
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35k - 50k per year
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