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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 314 258 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.06% 12.42% 18.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.06% 47.17% 62.91%
Number of salaries quoted 268 233 272
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
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
615 547 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.57% 26.32% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 531 505 403
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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.

1 325 (53.45%) .NET
2 322 (52.96%) C#
3 321 (52.80%) SQL
4 240 (39.47%) Microsoft
5 192 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 191 (31.41%) Windows
7 188 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
8 154 (25.33%) HTML
9 145 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 144 (23.68%) MS Excel
11 139 (22.86%) JavaScript
12 136 (22.37%) Degree
13 125 (20.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 119 (19.57%) CSS
15 117 (19.24%) SharePoint
16 114 (18.75%) MVC
17 96 (15.79%) Web Services
18 95 (15.63%) VB.NET
19 91 (14.97%) Finance
20 90 (14.80%) Oracle
21 89 (14.64%) T-SQL
22 88 (14.47%) jQuery
23 85 (13.98%) WCF
23 85 (13.98%) OO
24 80 (13.16%) .NET Framework
25 69 (11.35%) CRM
26 67 (11.02%) TDD
27 63 (10.36%) Microsoft Certification
28 62 (10.20%) Computer Science
29 60 (9.87%) Ajax

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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
1 117 (19.24%) SharePoint
2 37 (6.09%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 26 (4.28%) IIS
5 25 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (2.80%) Node.js
8 17 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 14 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.32%) Apache
13 5 (0.82%) SAS
14 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.49%) Confluence
15 3 (0.49%) FileNet
16 2 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
16 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 144 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.73%) MS Office
3 4 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 58 (9.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.49%) Pivotal CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.47%) Office 365
3 4 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.91%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.62%) WAAS
2 22 (3.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (2.63%) SAN
3 16 (2.63%) DNS
3 16 (2.63%) Firewall
4 13 (2.14%) VPN
5 11 (1.81%) DHCP
6 10 (1.64%) LAN
7 8 (1.32%) Internet
8 7 (1.15%) WAN
9 6 (0.99%) HTTP
10 4 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.66%) FTP
10 4 (0.66%) NAS
11 3 (0.49%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.49%) Wireless
11 3 (0.49%) IPsec
11 3 (0.49%) SSL
12 2 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 125 (20.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (9.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (9.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (6.74%) Oracle Database
7 38 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 30 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (4.44%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.80%) Data Mart
11 16 (2.63%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.97%) MS Access
13 11 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.81%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.64%) JasperReports
15 9 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (1.32%) DB2
16 8 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 55 (9.05%) Visual Studio
2 48 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (3.62%) Toad
4 19 (3.13%) ReSharper
5 15 (2.47%) Subversion
6 14 (2.30%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.14%) Git (software)
7 13 (2.14%) Maven
8 12 (1.97%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.64%) Selenium
9 10 (1.64%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.49%) Hudson
10 3 (0.49%) JIRA
11 2 (0.33%) NUnit
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.33%) PVCS
11 2 (0.33%) MorphX
11 2 (0.33%) ERwin
12 1 (0.16%) ProC
General
1 91 (14.97%) Finance
2 33 (5.43%) Legal
3 26 (4.28%) Advertising
4 24 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.78%) Law
6 15 (2.47%) Front Office
6 15 (2.47%) Retail
7 11 (1.81%) Banking
8 9 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.32%) Games
10 6 (0.99%) Marketing
11 5 (0.82%) Automotive
12 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 387 (63.65%) Developer
2 134 (22.04%) .NET Developer
3 87 (14.31%) C# Developer
4 64 (10.53%) Analyst
5 63 (10.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (9.05%) Software Developer
7 50 (8.22%) Consultant
8 45 (7.40%) Senior Developer
9 42 (6.91%) SQL Developer
10 38 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (5.10%) Junior
11 31 (5.10%) CRM Developer
12 30 (4.93%) Junior Developer
13 29 (4.77%) Web Developer
13 29 (4.77%) Support Analyst
14 28 (4.61%) SharePoint Developer
15 26 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 26 (4.28%) Applications Support
15 26 (4.28%) .NET Web Developer
16 24 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (53.45%) .NET
2 192 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 154 (25.33%) HTML
4 119 (19.57%) CSS
5 96 (15.79%) Web Services
6 88 (14.47%) jQuery
7 85 (13.98%) WCF
8 80 (13.16%) .NET Framework
9 60 (9.87%) Ajax
10 56 (9.21%) XML
10 56 (9.21%) HTML5
11 49 (8.06%) LINQ
12 48 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (7.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 41 (6.74%) WPF
15 37 (6.09%) WinForms
16 31 (5.10%) SOAP
17 30 (4.93%) CSS3
18 26 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web API
19 22 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 37 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.45%) Clustering
4 15 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.97%) Celerra
6 12 (1.97%) CLARiiON
7 10 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.64%) FlexPod
8 9 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.32%) Replication
10 7 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.99%) User Experience
11 6 (0.99%) Telematics
11 6 (0.99%) Remote Sensing
12 5 (0.82%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.82%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.66%) Physics
14 3 (0.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 191 (31.41%) Windows
2 32 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (5.10%) UNIX
4 18 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (2.80%) Windows 8
6 16 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 15 (2.47%) Linux
8 12 (1.97%) Android
9 11 (1.81%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.32%) Solaris
12 5 (0.82%) AIX
13 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.16%) HPUX
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (18.75%) MVC
3 85 (13.98%) OO
4 69 (11.35%) CRM
5 67 (11.02%) TDD
6 50 (8.22%) BDD
7 46 (7.57%) Unit Testing
8 45 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (7.24%) Scrum
10 37 (6.09%) Software Engineering
11 36 (5.92%) OOP
12 35 (5.76%) Web Development
13 33 (5.43%) Workflow
14 30 (4.93%) ITIL
15 29 (4.77%) ETL
16 27 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (3.78%) Web Application Development
17 23 (3.78%) Mentoring
18 20 (3.29%) Waterfall
18 20 (3.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 322 (52.96%) C#
2 321 (52.80%) SQL
3 139 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 95 (15.63%) VB.NET
5 89 (14.64%) T-SQL
6 49 (8.06%) PL/SQL
7 38 (6.25%) Java
8 27 (4.44%) VB
9 17 (2.80%) Python
9 17 (2.80%) C++
10 15 (2.47%) VBScript
11 13 (2.14%) Ruby
12 12 (1.97%) C
12 12 (1.97%) PHP
13 11 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.48%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.15%) VB6
16 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.49%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 136 (22.37%) Degree
2 63 (10.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (5.26%) MCTS
4 31 (5.10%) Citrix Certification
5 29 (4.77%) CCA
6 24 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (3.78%) MCSE
8 22 (3.62%) MCITP
8 22 (3.62%) NCDA
8 22 (3.62%) NCIE
8 22 (3.62%) VTSP
9 16 (2.63%) MCSD
10 12 (1.97%) CCEA
10 12 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.97%) CCEE
10 12 (1.97%) CCIA
10 12 (1.97%) VCAP
11 10 (1.64%) MCP
11 10 (1.64%) MCAD
12 9 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.80%) SLA
2 11 (1.81%) QA
3 7 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 49 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 40 (6.58%) Hyper-V
3 39 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (4.44%) XenDesktop
5 22 (3.62%) vCloud
6 16 (2.63%) vSphere
7 10 (1.64%) XenApp
8 8 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.82%) XenServer
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.49%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (0.49%) WSUS
1 3 (0.49%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.33%) SCOM
3 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 240 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 90 (14.80%) Oracle
3 58 (9.54%) VMware
4 40 (6.58%) Citrix
5 34 (5.59%) Cisco
6 27 (4.44%) EMC
7 26 (4.28%) JBoss
8 24 (3.95%) NetApp
9 22 (3.62%) Business Objects
10 18 (2.96%) Facebook
11 12 (1.97%) 3PAR
12 11 (1.81%) Sybase
12 11 (1.81%) HP
13 9 (1.48%) DevExpress
14 8 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (1.32%) Reuters
14 8 (1.32%) Bloomberg
15 7 (1.15%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.15%) IBM
16 6 (0.99%) Informatica
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + home / part-time working
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + training & development
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Salary depending on experience, project incentives, company pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum £30-45K + Benefits + Flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 - £77000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago