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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 319 290 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.64% 15.18% 12.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.08% 58.00% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 288 262 224
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
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
531 500 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.04% 26.18% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 466 455 471
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 373 (61.65%) .NET
2 352 (58.18%) C#
3 258 (42.64%) Microsoft
4 251 (41.49%) SQL
5 250 (41.32%) ASP.NET
6 236 (39.01%) HTML
7 213 (35.21%) JavaScript
8 197 (32.56%) MVC
8 197 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
9 177 (29.26%) CSS
10 146 (24.13%) Windows
11 137 (22.64%) WCF
12 121 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 119 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 115 (19.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 113 (18.68%) TDD
16 111 (18.35%) jQuery
17 109 (18.02%) .NET Framework
18 102 (16.86%) SQL Server 2008
19 99 (16.36%) XML
20 88 (14.55%) Visual Studio
21 86 (14.21%) VB.NET
21 86 (14.21%) Finance
22 83 (13.72%) T-SQL
23 80 (13.22%) Oracle
24 79 (13.06%) Degree
25 78 (12.89%) ASP.NET Web API
26 73 (12.07%) OO
27 71 (11.74%) Computer Science
27 71 (11.74%) Web Application Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 54 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 52 (8.60%) IIS
3 49 (8.10%) Node.js
4 32 (5.29%) MS Exchange
5 20 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (3.31%) WebSphere
6 18 (2.98%) Umbraco
7 17 (2.81%) CMS
8 16 (2.64%) JBoss
8 16 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (1.98%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.82%) SAS
12 11 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.49%) NServiceBus
14 8 (1.32%) Apache
15 6 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 121 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.45%) MS Office
3 8 (1.32%) SPSS
4 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.83%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.17%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.17%) Line 500
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.47%) Office 365
3 6 (0.99%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.83%) Trello
5 3 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.50%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.33%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.11%) TCP/IP
2 25 (4.13%) Firewall
3 24 (3.97%) HTTP
4 22 (3.64%) DNS
4 22 (3.64%) SAN
5 16 (2.64%) SSL
6 14 (2.31%) Internet
6 14 (2.31%) LAN
6 14 (2.31%) WAN
7 11 (1.82%) DHCP
8 9 (1.49%) VoIP
9 5 (0.83%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.83%) VPN
9 5 (0.83%) CTI
9 5 (0.83%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.83%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.83%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.50%) Network Security
11 3 (0.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (19.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 102 (16.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 47 (7.77%) MySQL
6 45 (7.44%) Relational Database
7 40 (6.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 38 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (4.46%) Crystal Reports
11 27 (4.46%) RDBMS
12 22 (3.64%) DB2
13 19 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 16 (2.64%) MongoDB
14 16 (2.64%) Oracle Database
15 14 (2.31%) RavenDB
15 14 (2.31%) MS Access
16 10 (1.65%) OLAP
17 9 (1.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 88 (14.55%) Visual Studio
2 60 (9.92%) Git (software)
3 39 (6.45%) Subversion
4 36 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (2.31%) Gradle
5 14 (2.31%) Maven
6 13 (2.15%) Ant
7 7 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.83%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.83%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.66%) Toad
9 4 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.50%) NUnit
11 2 (0.33%) Synon
11 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.33%) ProC
11 2 (0.33%) Hudson
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
General
1 86 (14.21%) Finance
2 38 (6.28%) Retail
3 22 (3.64%) Banking
4 17 (2.81%) Automotive
4 17 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.48%) Law
5 15 (2.48%) Retail Banking
6 10 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.32%) Back Office
8 7 (1.16%) Advertising
8 7 (1.16%) Marketing
9 5 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.66%) Legal
11 3 (0.50%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 365 (60.33%) Developer
2 166 (27.44%) .NET Developer
3 92 (15.21%) C# Developer
4 74 (12.23%) Software Developer
4 74 (12.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 52 (8.60%) ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (7.60%) Analyst
8 45 (7.44%) Senior Developer
9 36 (5.95%) Consultant
10 30 (4.96%) Junior
10 30 (4.96%) Junior Developer
11 28 (4.63%) Java Developer
11 28 (4.63%) .NET Software Developer
12 26 (4.30%) Architect
13 24 (3.97%) DBA
13 24 (3.97%) Applications Support
14 20 (3.31%) Microsoft Developer
15 19 (3.14%) C# Software Developer
16 18 (2.98%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (61.65%) .NET
2 250 (41.32%) ASP.NET
3 236 (39.01%) HTML
4 177 (29.26%) CSS
5 137 (22.64%) WCF
6 119 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 111 (18.35%) jQuery
8 109 (18.02%) .NET Framework
9 99 (16.36%) XML
10 78 (12.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 54 (8.93%) Web Services
12 51 (8.43%) HTML5
13 49 (8.10%) RESTful
14 48 (7.93%) WPF
15 45 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 38 (6.28%) AngularJS
17 33 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
17 33 (5.45%) LINQ
18 32 (5.29%) WinForms
19 31 (5.12%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.74%) Computer Science
2 35 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.13%) Social Media
3 25 (4.13%) BBC
4 21 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.48%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.31%) Visualisation
7 11 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.82%) Clustering
8 10 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.32%) User Experience
10 7 (1.16%) Replication
11 5 (0.83%) FMCG
12 3 (0.50%) iPhone
12 3 (0.50%) iSeries
12 3 (0.50%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.50%) W3C
12 3 (0.50%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.50%) CCTV
13 2 (0.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 146 (24.13%) Windows
2 51 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (5.29%) UNIX
4 28 (4.63%) Linux
5 19 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.99%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.50%) AIX
10 3 (0.50%) Solaris
10 3 (0.50%) Android
10 3 (0.50%) CentOS
11 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (32.56%) MVC
1 197 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (18.68%) TDD
3 73 (12.07%) OO
4 71 (11.74%) Web Application Development
5 63 (10.41%) Scrum
6 62 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
7 58 (9.59%) BDD
8 54 (8.93%) E-Commerce
9 47 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (6.94%) Software Engineering
10 42 (6.94%) CRM
10 42 (6.94%) SDLC
11 39 (6.45%) SOA
12 36 (5.95%) Web Development
13 30 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (4.46%) Project Management
15 26 (4.30%) Software Delivery
16 25 (4.13%) Time Management
17 24 (3.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 352 (58.18%) C#
2 251 (41.49%) SQL
3 213 (35.21%) JavaScript
4 86 (14.21%) VB.NET
5 83 (13.72%) T-SQL
6 64 (10.58%) Java
7 48 (7.93%) Ruby
8 37 (6.12%) VB
9 36 (5.95%) PHP
10 29 (4.79%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.81%) VB6
12 12 (1.98%) Python
13 11 (1.82%) X++
14 10 (1.65%) C++
15 9 (1.49%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.49%) R
16 8 (1.32%) C
16 8 (1.32%) VBA
17 6 (0.99%) Perl
18 5 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (13.06%) Degree
2 41 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (4.63%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.97%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.64%) MCTS
5 16 (2.64%) MCP
6 15 (2.48%) MCAD
6 15 (2.48%) MCSD
7 12 (1.98%) MCSE
8 7 (1.16%) MCSA
8 7 (1.16%) CCNA
8 7 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.99%) CCNP
10 5 (0.83%) MCITP
11 4 (0.66%) ISEB
11 4 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.33%) CISSP
12 2 (0.33%) HND
12 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.82%) SLA
2 5 (0.83%) QA
3 4 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 62 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.15%) vSphere
5 8 (1.32%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.66%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.50%) XenServer
9 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.33%) XenApp
9 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.33%) Docker
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (0.83%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.50%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.50%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.33%) Ansible
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
4 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.33%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.33%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.33%) Control-M
4 2 (0.33%) Nagios
4 2 (0.33%) Foglight
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 258 (42.64%) Microsoft
2 80 (13.22%) Oracle
3 46 (7.60%) VMware
4 33 (5.45%) Google
5 25 (4.13%) Sony
5 25 (4.13%) Apple
5 25 (4.13%) Citrix
5 25 (4.13%) Yahoo!
5 25 (4.13%) Facebook
6 18 (2.98%) IBM
7 16 (2.64%) Cisco
8 14 (2.31%) HP
9 13 (2.15%) Adobe
9 13 (2.15%) Tableau
10 12 (1.98%) Veeam
10 12 (1.98%) Business Objects
11 10 (1.65%) Cloudera
12 9 (1.49%) Cognos
12 9 (1.49%) Teradata
12 9 (1.49%) GUPTA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, great company
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Fantastic Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Newton Blue
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago