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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 15 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 219 266 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.49% 14.24% 16.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.03% 51.25% 56.15%
Number of salaries quoted 198 243 288
Median salary £44,500 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
413 519 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.67% 27.78% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 366 452 495
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 19 January 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 282 (53.11%) C#
2 276 (51.98%) SQL
3 262 (49.34%) .NET
4 212 (39.92%) JavaScript
5 205 (38.61%) HTML
6 190 (35.78%) Microsoft
7 189 (35.59%) ASP.NET
8 176 (33.15%) MVC
9 166 (31.26%) CSS
10 149 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
11 115 (21.66%) MS Excel
12 111 (20.90%) Windows
13 107 (20.15%) Finance
14 95 (17.89%) Oracle
15 94 (17.70%) Visual Studio
16 82 (15.44%) SDLC
16 82 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 81 (15.25%) Java
18 79 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
18 79 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
19 78 (14.69%) T-SQL
20 77 (14.50%) .NET Framework
21 73 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 72 (13.56%) CRM
23 71 (13.37%) XML
23 71 (13.37%) AngularJS
24 68 (12.81%) jQuery
25 67 (12.62%) MySQL
26 66 (12.43%) VB.NET
27 65 (12.24%) Degree

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 44 (8.29%) IIS
2 28 (5.27%) JBoss
3 26 (4.90%) WebSphere
4 20 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 17 (3.20%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (2.64%) Umbraco
8 12 (2.26%) MS Exchange
8 12 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (2.07%) CMS
10 10 (1.88%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.51%) Apache
11 8 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.75%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.75%) Moodle
13 4 (0.75%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.75%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 115 (21.66%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.07%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (3.01%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (1.13%) Shopify
5 2 (0.38%) Magento
5 2 (0.38%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 82 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.65%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (5.65%) IaaS
3 30 (5.65%) PaaS
4 25 (4.71%) GitHub
5 11 (2.07%) Office 365
6 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 23 (4.33%) SSL
3 16 (3.01%) DHCP
4 13 (2.45%) DNS
4 13 (2.45%) Firewall
5 10 (1.88%) WAN
5 10 (1.88%) Wireless
6 9 (1.69%) LAN
6 9 (1.69%) SAN
7 7 (1.32%) Intranet
7 7 (1.32%) VLAN
8 6 (1.13%) VPN
9 5 (0.94%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.56%) NAS
10 3 (0.56%) Network Security
10 3 (0.56%) Skype
11 2 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.38%) IPv4
12 1 (0.19%) HTTP
12 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 67 (12.62%) MySQL
3 61 (11.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 59 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 53 (9.98%) DB2
6 50 (9.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 48 (9.04%) Relational Database
8 35 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (5.46%) NoSQL
11 15 (2.82%) MongoDB
12 13 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (2.26%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.88%) Big Data
15 8 (1.51%) MariaDB
16 6 (1.13%) Data Mining
16 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
17 5 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 94 (17.70%) Visual Studio
2 58 (10.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (7.16%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (2.45%) Subversion
6 7 (1.32%) MSBuild
7 6 (1.13%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.13%) NCrunch
7 6 (1.13%) Selenium
7 6 (1.13%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.94%) Log4j
8 5 (0.94%) Maven
9 4 (0.75%) Ant
9 4 (0.75%) Gradle
9 4 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.75%) JIRA
9 4 (0.75%) JUnit
10 3 (0.56%) Grunt
10 3 (0.56%) TestNG
10 3 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 107 (20.15%) Finance
2 39 (7.34%) Retail
3 33 (6.21%) Banking
4 30 (5.65%) Publishing
5 29 (5.46%) Automotive
6 21 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 18 (3.39%) Law
8 16 (3.01%) Music Industry
9 13 (2.45%) Manufacturing
10 12 (2.26%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.69%) Legal
12 8 (1.51%) Games
12 8 (1.51%) International Banking
13 7 (1.32%) Marketing
14 5 (0.94%) Advertising
14 5 (0.94%) Back Office
14 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
17 2 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 275 (51.79%) Developer
2 158 (29.76%) .NET Developer
3 109 (20.53%) C# Developer
4 83 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 65 (12.24%) Analyst
6 61 (11.49%) Senior Developer
7 44 (8.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (7.16%) Architect
9 37 (6.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 35 (6.59%) SQL Developer
11 34 (6.40%) Consultant
11 34 (6.40%) Senior .NET Developer
12 28 (5.27%) Solutions Architect
12 28 (5.27%) Web Developer
13 26 (4.90%) Development Manager
13 26 (4.90%) Software Developer
13 26 (4.90%) Technical Consultant
14 24 (4.52%) Support Analyst
15 21 (3.95%) Lead Developer
16 20 (3.77%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (49.34%) .NET
2 205 (38.61%) HTML
3 189 (35.59%) ASP.NET
4 166 (31.26%) CSS
5 79 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 77 (14.50%) .NET Framework
7 71 (13.37%) AngularJS
7 71 (13.37%) XML
8 68 (12.81%) jQuery
9 57 (10.73%) Entity Framework
9 57 (10.73%) WCF
10 47 (8.85%) Web Services
11 46 (8.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (8.10%) HTML5
13 41 (7.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 38 (7.16%) CSS3
15 36 (6.78%) Node.js
16 34 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 28 (5.27%) RESTful
18 27 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.60%) Computer Science
2 36 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 35 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.65%) CMDB
5 19 (3.58%) iPad
6 16 (3.01%) Clustering
7 14 (2.64%) Biometrics
7 14 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.64%) Freedom of Information
7 14 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.64%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.32%) Telematics
9 6 (1.13%) Fintech
9 6 (1.13%) User Experience
10 5 (0.94%) Mobile Games
10 5 (0.94%) Online Games
10 5 (0.94%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.94%) Replication
10 5 (0.94%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 111 (20.90%) Windows
2 56 (10.55%) Windows Server
3 43 (8.10%) Linux
4 29 (5.46%) Unix
5 28 (5.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.58%) Android
8 9 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.38%) Solaris
12 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.19%) AIX
13 1 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (33.15%) MVC
2 149 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (15.44%) SDLC
4 79 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (13.56%) CRM
6 59 (11.11%) Web Development
7 49 (9.23%) Software Engineering
7 49 (9.23%) TDD
8 46 (8.66%) Project Management
8 46 (8.66%) Scrum
9 43 (8.10%) ITIL
9 43 (8.10%) SOA
10 39 (7.34%) Presales
11 37 (6.97%) Mentoring
12 36 (6.78%) High Availability
13 35 (6.59%) PRINCE2
14 34 (6.40%) Capacity Planning
14 34 (6.40%) ITIL V3
14 34 (6.40%) Service Management
15 33 (6.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 282 (53.11%) C#
2 276 (51.98%) SQL
3 212 (39.92%) JavaScript
4 81 (15.25%) Java
5 78 (14.69%) T-SQL
6 66 (12.43%) VB.NET
7 21 (3.95%) Ruby
8 11 (2.07%) PHP
8 11 (2.07%) Python
8 11 (2.07%) VB
9 7 (1.32%) C++
9 7 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.94%) VBA
11 4 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.75%) XPath
12 3 (0.56%) C
12 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.38%) ANSI SQL
13 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (12.24%) Degree
2 34 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (6.03%) ISEB
4 30 (5.65%) PMI Certification
4 30 (5.65%) PMP
5 14 (2.64%) MCSE
6 12 (2.26%) MCSA
7 11 (2.07%) MCP
8 9 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.69%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.32%) MCAD
9 7 (1.32%) MCSD
9 7 (1.32%) MCTS
10 4 (0.75%) CCNA
10 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.38%) CCNP
11 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.40%) QA
2 10 (1.88%) SLA
3 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (7.16%) Active Directory
3 31 (5.84%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.88%) XenApp
5 7 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.13%) Docker
6 6 (1.13%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.75%) NFS
7 4 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.56%) HDFS
8 3 (0.56%) vSphere
9 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.38%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.19%) Firmware
10 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (5.65%) SCVMM
2 4 (0.75%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.75%) EdgeSight
2 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.75%) SCCM
3 2 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.38%) SCOM
3 2 (0.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 190 (35.78%) Microsoft
2 95 (17.89%) Oracle
3 47 (8.85%) VMware
4 44 (8.29%) Citrix
5 39 (7.34%) Cisco
6 35 (6.59%) NetApp
7 34 (6.40%) IBM
8 32 (6.03%) Juniper
9 31 (5.84%) CheckPoint
9 31 (5.84%) HP
10 30 (5.65%) BMC
10 30 (5.65%) EMC
11 19 (3.58%) Cognos
12 13 (2.45%) Tableau
13 11 (2.07%) NEC
14 9 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.51%) Sybase
15 8 (1.51%) Veeam
16 6 (1.13%) RedPrairie
17 5 (0.94%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum 25 days holiday, training workshops and more
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !!!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Excellent Starting Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,999 per annum £19000 - £21000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Pension, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago