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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 300 261 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.34% 13.84% 12.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.45% 61.56% 49.42%
Number of salaries quoted 238 231 249
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,606 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
541 424 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.25% 22.48% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 452 371 512
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 290 (55.24%) C#
2 277 (52.76%) .NET
3 270 (51.43%) SQL
4 220 (41.90%) Microsoft
5 206 (39.24%) JavaScript
6 181 (34.48%) HTML
7 163 (31.05%) ASP.NET
8 161 (30.67%) MVC
9 142 (27.05%) CSS
10 123 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
11 115 (21.90%) Windows
12 111 (21.14%) MS Excel
13 99 (18.86%) Oracle
14 92 (17.52%) VB.NET
15 90 (17.14%) jQuery
16 88 (16.76%) SQL Server 2008
17 85 (16.19%) Degree
17 85 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
18 82 (15.62%) XML
19 81 (15.43%) Visual Studio
20 78 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 72 (13.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 68 (12.95%) Finance
22 68 (12.95%) WCF
23 67 (12.76%) ASP.NET MVC
24 65 (12.38%) SDLC
25 63 (12.00%) Computer Science
25 63 (12.00%) MySQL
25 63 (12.00%) T-SQL
26 61 (11.62%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (8.76%) IIS
2 32 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 26 (4.95%) MS Exchange
4 21 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (4.00%) JBoss
5 20 (3.81%) Apache
6 19 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (3.62%) WebSphere
7 16 (3.05%) WebLogic
8 15 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 13 (2.48%) NetWeaver
9 13 (2.48%) Umbraco
10 12 (2.29%) CMS
10 12 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (1.90%) Moodle
13 9 (1.71%) Skype for Business
14 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 111 (21.14%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 85 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (4.95%) GitHub
4 22 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (4.19%) IaaS
4 22 (4.19%) PaaS
5 20 (3.81%) Office 365
6 4 (0.76%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.90%) Firewall
2 23 (4.38%) SSL
3 18 (3.43%) SAN
3 18 (3.43%) WAN
4 17 (3.24%) TCP/IP
5 16 (3.05%) LAN
6 14 (2.67%) DHCP
7 11 (2.10%) DNS
8 10 (1.90%) Skype
8 10 (1.90%) Wireless
9 8 (1.52%) VPN
10 7 (1.33%) VLAN
11 6 (1.14%) Network Security
11 6 (1.14%) VoIP
12 5 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.95%) IPv4
12 5 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.76%) NAS
13 4 (0.76%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.76%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (16.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 78 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (13.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (12.00%) MySQL
5 59 (11.24%) DB2
5 59 (11.24%) Relational Database
6 53 (10.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 49 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 43 (8.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (5.14%) NoSQL
10 23 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (2.29%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.90%) MariaDB
14 10 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (1.33%) DTS
16 6 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (1.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 81 (15.43%) Visual Studio
2 57 (10.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 14 (2.67%) Subversion
6 8 (1.52%) Moq
6 8 (1.52%) NCrunch
6 8 (1.52%) NUnit
7 6 (1.14%) JIRA
8 5 (0.95%) Log4j
8 5 (0.95%) MSTest
8 5 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.57%) Grunt
10 3 (0.57%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.57%) Selenium
10 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.57%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.38%) Maven
11 2 (0.38%) ReSharper
General
1 68 (12.95%) Finance
2 34 (6.48%) Law
3 30 (5.71%) Retail
4 28 (5.33%) Publishing
5 25 (4.76%) Banking
6 19 (3.62%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.86%) Music Industry
8 13 (2.48%) Retail Banking
9 12 (2.29%) Automotive
9 12 (2.29%) Legal
10 10 (1.90%) French Language
10 10 (1.90%) German Language
10 10 (1.90%) Marketing
11 8 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.33%) Advertising
12 7 (1.33%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.95%) Swedish Language
14 4 (0.76%) Games
15 3 (0.57%) Back Office
15 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 279 (53.14%) Developer
2 173 (32.95%) .NET Developer
3 115 (21.90%) C# Developer
4 105 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 69 (13.14%) Analyst
6 65 (12.38%) SQL Developer
7 41 (7.81%) Senior Developer
8 40 (7.62%) Consultant
9 39 (7.43%) Software Developer
10 38 (7.24%) Architect
11 37 (7.05%) ASP.NET Developer
12 36 (6.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 31 (5.90%) VB.NET Developer
14 29 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
15 26 (4.95%) Support Analyst
16 24 (4.57%) SSRS Developer
17 23 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
17 23 (4.38%) Technical Consultant
18 22 (4.19%) SQL Server Developer
18 22 (4.19%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (52.76%) .NET
2 181 (34.48%) HTML
3 163 (31.05%) ASP.NET
4 142 (27.05%) CSS
5 90 (17.14%) jQuery
6 82 (15.62%) XML
7 68 (12.95%) WCF
8 67 (12.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (11.62%) .NET Framework
10 60 (11.43%) Web Services
11 55 (10.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 49 (9.33%) AngularJS
13 36 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 36 (6.86%) Entity Framework
14 34 (6.48%) Node.js
15 26 (4.95%) Ajax
15 26 (4.95%) RESTful
16 25 (4.76%) CSS3
17 23 (4.38%) WinForms
18 22 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 41 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 36 (6.86%) Clustering
4 33 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.33%) CMDB
6 25 (4.76%) iPad
7 18 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.86%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.67%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.67%) Replication
10 10 (1.90%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.90%) Freedom of Information
10 10 (1.90%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (1.33%) BBC
11 7 (1.33%) NHS
11 7 (1.33%) Social Media
12 6 (1.14%) e-Learning
12 6 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (0.95%) Tandem
13 5 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 115 (21.90%) Windows
2 45 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 37 (7.05%) Unix
4 33 (6.29%) Linux
5 29 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (3.81%) Apple iOS
8 19 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.05%) Android
9 16 (3.05%) Solaris
10 10 (1.90%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.90%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.14%) AIX
12 6 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.14%) SUSE
13 5 (0.95%) HPUX
13 5 (0.95%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (30.67%) MVC
2 123 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (12.38%) SDLC
4 60 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (10.67%) CRM
6 55 (10.48%) Web Development
7 52 (9.90%) Software Engineering
8 45 (8.57%) ITIL
9 43 (8.19%) TDD
10 42 (8.00%) Service Delivery
11 38 (7.24%) Presales
11 38 (7.24%) Web Application Development
12 36 (6.86%) Project Management
12 36 (6.86%) Scrum
12 36 (6.86%) SOA
13 35 (6.67%) High Availability
14 32 (6.10%) Business Development
14 32 (6.10%) Line Management
14 32 (6.10%) PRINCE2
15 31 (5.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (55.24%) C#
2 270 (51.43%) SQL
3 206 (39.24%) JavaScript
4 92 (17.52%) VB.NET
5 63 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 56 (10.67%) Java
7 22 (4.19%) Ruby
8 12 (2.29%) Python
9 11 (2.10%) VB
10 10 (1.90%) XPath
11 8 (1.52%) Perl
11 8 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.95%) PHP
14 5 (0.95%) XAML
15 4 (0.76%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.57%) C++
16 3 (0.57%) VBA
17 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 85 (16.19%) Degree
2 34 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (6.10%) ISEB
4 22 (4.19%) PMI Certification
4 22 (4.19%) PMP
5 16 (3.05%) MCP
5 16 (3.05%) MCTS
6 13 (2.48%) MCSA
6 13 (2.48%) MCSE
7 11 (2.10%) MCAD
7 11 (2.10%) MCSD
7 11 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.10%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.14%) CCNA
8 6 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.95%) CCNP
9 5 (0.95%) MCITP
9 5 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.95%) SLA
2 21 (4.00%) QA
3 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (9.14%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (3.62%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.67%) vSphere
6 10 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.33%) Firmware
7 7 (1.33%) XenApp
8 5 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.76%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.76%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.76%) XenServer
10 3 (0.57%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.19%) Docker
11 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 22 (4.19%) SCVMM
2 13 (2.48%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (2.48%) SCCM
3 6 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.14%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.14%) Unicenter
4 5 (0.95%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.57%) SCOM
6 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.38%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.19%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 220 (41.90%) Microsoft
2 99 (18.86%) Oracle
3 47 (8.95%) VMware
4 37 (7.05%) Citrix
5 34 (6.48%) Cisco
6 33 (6.29%) IBM
7 31 (5.90%) NetApp
8 30 (5.71%) HP
9 27 (5.14%) Juniper
10 23 (4.38%) CheckPoint
11 22 (4.19%) BMC
11 22 (4.19%) EMC
12 14 (2.67%) SAP
13 10 (1.90%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.71%) Google
15 8 (1.52%) Apple
16 7 (1.33%) Facebook
16 7 (1.33%) Sony
16 7 (1.33%) Veeam
16 7 (1.33%) Yahoo!
Birmingham
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits benefits, remote working
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary based on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
NTT DATA
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Salary, 25 Day Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £52000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Company + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Company + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Company + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago