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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 254 304 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.30% 16.69% 14.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.70% 54.58% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 221 254 239
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
482 557 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.55% 30.59% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 435 467 436
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 30 April 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 297 (55.93%) SQL
2 249 (46.89%) .NET
3 237 (44.63%) Microsoft
4 228 (42.94%) C#
5 159 (29.94%) ASP.NET
6 136 (25.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 134 (25.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 125 (23.54%) MS Excel
9 120 (22.60%) JavaScript
10 116 (21.85%) MVC
11 104 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
12 102 (19.21%) Visual Studio
12 102 (19.21%) Windows
13 100 (18.83%) Business Intelligence
14 96 (18.08%) Oracle
15 91 (17.14%) HTML
15 91 (17.14%) T-SQL
16 85 (16.01%) WCF
17 79 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
18 77 (14.50%) CSS
19 75 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
20 73 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
20 73 (13.75%) Degree
21 69 (12.99%) ETL
22 68 (12.81%) .NET Framework
23 67 (12.62%) VMware
24 63 (11.86%) XML
25 61 (11.49%) Computer Science
26 59 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 58 (10.92%) Software Engineering

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 49 (9.23%) IIS
2 43 (8.10%) SharePoint
3 32 (6.03%) Node.js
4 29 (5.46%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (5.08%) Tomcat
6 20 (3.77%) WebSphere
7 17 (3.20%) MS Exchange
8 13 (2.45%) Apache
8 13 (2.45%) JBoss
9 10 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.51%) WordPress
12 7 (1.32%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.94%) CMS
13 5 (0.94%) SAS
13 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.94%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.94%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 125 (23.54%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.27%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.56%) MS Project
4 2 (0.38%) SPSS
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.51%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.45%) IaaS
3 13 (2.45%) Office 365
4 12 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.26%) PaaS
5 5 (0.94%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.75%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.52%) SAN
2 19 (3.58%) LAN
2 19 (3.58%) WAN
3 15 (2.82%) Firewall
4 12 (2.26%) Skype
4 12 (2.26%) SSL
5 10 (1.88%) DHCP
5 10 (1.88%) DNS
5 10 (1.88%) Kerberos
5 10 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.51%) Network Security
7 6 (1.13%) MPLS
7 6 (1.13%) NetScaler
7 6 (1.13%) VoIP
8 5 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.94%) IPv4
8 5 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.75%) NAS
9 4 (0.75%) Wireless
9 4 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (25.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 134 (25.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 55 (10.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 51 (9.60%) MySQL
7 50 (9.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 47 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
9 46 (8.66%) Relational Database
10 42 (7.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 33 (6.21%) NoSQL
12 32 (6.03%) DB2
13 20 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
14 18 (3.39%) Power BI
15 15 (2.82%) RDBMS
16 14 (2.64%) QlikView
17 12 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
19 7 (1.32%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 102 (19.21%) Visual Studio
2 73 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (8.85%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.77%) Subversion
5 8 (1.51%) Toad
6 5 (0.94%) NuGet
7 2 (0.38%) Hudson
7 2 (0.38%) Selenium
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.19%) JIRA
8 1 (0.19%) Moq
8 1 (0.19%) MSTest
8 1 (0.19%) NUnit
8 1 (0.19%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (10.73%) Finance
2 21 (3.95%) Publishing
2 21 (3.95%) Retail
3 18 (3.39%) Banking
4 16 (3.01%) Law
5 15 (2.82%) Local Government
6 14 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.26%) Games
7 12 (2.26%) Legal
8 8 (1.51%) Automotive
8 8 (1.51%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.32%) Marketing
10 3 (0.56%) Advertising
10 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 265 (49.91%) Developer
2 127 (23.92%) .NET Developer
3 89 (16.76%) Analyst
4 72 (13.56%) C# Developer
5 68 (12.81%) SQL Developer
6 66 (12.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 52 (9.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 47 (8.85%) DBA
9 44 (8.29%) SQL Analyst
10 41 (7.72%) ASP.NET Developer
11 40 (7.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 40 (7.53%) Programmer
11 40 (7.53%) SQL DBA
12 34 (6.40%) Architect
12 34 (6.40%) SQL Programmer
13 32 (6.03%) .NET Programmer
13 32 (6.03%) Analyst Programmer
13 32 (6.03%) C# Programmer
13 32 (6.03%) SSIS Developer
14 31 (5.84%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (46.89%) .NET
2 159 (29.94%) ASP.NET
3 91 (17.14%) HTML
4 85 (16.01%) WCF
5 79 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 77 (14.50%) CSS
7 68 (12.81%) .NET Framework
8 63 (11.86%) XML
9 57 (10.73%) jQuery
10 51 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
10 51 (9.60%) Web Services
11 48 (9.04%) Entity Framework
12 37 (6.97%) AngularJS
13 36 (6.78%) HTML5
14 35 (6.59%) SOAP
15 31 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 31 (5.84%) RESTful
15 31 (5.84%) WPF
16 27 (5.08%) CSS3
16 27 (5.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.49%) Computer Science
2 35 (6.59%) Clustering
3 34 (6.40%) Data Centre
4 29 (5.46%) Mobile App
5 26 (4.90%) Replication
6 22 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (3.77%) BBC
8 20 (3.77%) CMDB
8 20 (3.77%) Social Media
9 10 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.51%) e-Learning
10 8 (1.51%) User Experience
11 7 (1.32%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.13%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.94%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.94%) iPad
14 4 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
15 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
15 3 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 102 (19.21%) Windows
2 48 (9.04%) Windows Server
3 38 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (5.65%) Linux
5 29 (5.46%) Unix
6 24 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.14%) Windows 8
8 18 (3.39%) Windows 10
9 11 (2.07%) AIX
9 11 (2.07%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.88%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.51%) Solaris
11 8 (1.51%) SUSE
12 7 (1.32%) Android
13 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.56%) HPUX
14 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.38%) CentOS
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (21.85%) MVC
2 104 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (18.83%) Business Intelligence
4 69 (12.99%) ETL
5 58 (10.92%) Software Engineering
6 50 (9.42%) ITIL
6 50 (9.42%) Web Development
7 47 (8.85%) TDD
8 45 (8.47%) Project Management
8 45 (8.47%) Service Delivery
9 42 (7.91%) SOA
10 41 (7.72%) Data Modelling
11 39 (7.34%) Web Application Development
12 38 (7.16%) CRM
13 37 (6.97%) BDD
13 37 (6.97%) OO
14 33 (6.21%) Migration
14 33 (6.21%) Presales
15 31 (5.84%) Integration Testing
15 31 (5.84%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (55.93%) SQL
2 228 (42.94%) C#
3 120 (22.60%) JavaScript
4 91 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 54 (10.17%) VB.NET
6 47 (8.85%) Java
7 33 (6.21%) Ruby
8 25 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 19 (3.58%) XPath
10 14 (2.64%) VB
10 14 (2.64%) XAML
11 11 (2.07%) Delphi
11 11 (2.07%) PHP
12 9 (1.69%) Perl
13 8 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.56%) R
14 3 (0.56%) Tcl
14 3 (0.56%) VB6
15 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 73 (13.75%) Degree
2 44 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (6.03%) ISEB
4 26 (4.90%) MCSE
5 15 (2.82%) MCTS
6 13 (2.45%) MCSA
7 12 (2.26%) ISTQB
7 12 (2.26%) PMI Certification
7 12 (2.26%) PMP
8 10 (1.88%) Security Cleared
9 8 (1.51%) MCDST
9 8 (1.51%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.32%) MCAD
10 7 (1.32%) MCP
10 7 (1.32%) MCSD
10 7 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.94%) CCNP
12 5 (0.94%) CISSP
12 5 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.77%) QA
2 16 (3.01%) SLA
3 8 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 57 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.82%) vSphere
5 11 (2.07%) XenApp
6 10 (1.88%) Firmware
7 4 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.75%) XenServer
8 3 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (2.26%) SCVMM
2 10 (1.88%) NetBackup
2 10 (1.88%) WSUS
3 8 (1.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (1.51%) Oracle ZFS
3 8 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (1.51%) Unicenter
4 6 (1.13%) OpenView
5 4 (0.75%) SCCM
6 3 (0.56%) SCOM
7 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.38%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 237 (44.63%) Microsoft
2 96 (18.08%) Oracle
3 67 (12.62%) VMware
4 33 (6.21%) Citrix
5 31 (5.84%) IBM
6 27 (5.08%) Cisco
7 25 (4.71%) Google
8 22 (4.14%) Apple
8 22 (4.14%) NetApp
9 20 (3.77%) Facebook
9 20 (3.77%) Sony
9 20 (3.77%) Yahoo!
10 19 (3.58%) HP
11 18 (3.39%) Juniper
12 12 (2.26%) BMC
12 12 (2.26%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.26%) EMC
13 10 (1.88%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.69%) Tableau
14 9 (1.69%) Veeam
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
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Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar
Posted: 3 days ago
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Parc Ellis Solutions Ltd
Salary: upto £50K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits!
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Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £44797.20 - £48692.40 per annum + 40d Hol+Exc Pen+Health/Life
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £39324.00 - £42742.80 per annum + 40d Hol+Exc Pen+Health/Life
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, SickPay
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Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
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Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Pension, 25 days Holiday
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Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
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