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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 211 304 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.84% 16.70% 15.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.47% 56.93% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 180 260 268
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £52,500 £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
464 534 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.43% 29.34% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 412 458 461
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 278 (56.05%) SQL
2 237 (47.78%) .NET
3 220 (44.35%) C#
3 220 (44.35%) Microsoft
4 151 (30.44%) ASP.NET
5 131 (26.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 130 (26.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 118 (23.79%) JavaScript
8 111 (22.38%) MVC
9 110 (22.18%) MS Excel
10 102 (20.56%) Visual Studio
11 98 (19.76%) Business Intelligence
12 96 (19.35%) Windows
13 95 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
14 92 (18.55%) Oracle
15 88 (17.74%) HTML
16 86 (17.34%) WCF
17 82 (16.53%) T-SQL
18 81 (16.33%) CSS
19 72 (14.52%) Degree
19 72 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
20 67 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
21 66 (13.31%) XML
22 65 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
22 65 (13.10%) jQuery
23 64 (12.90%) ETL
24 62 (12.50%) VMware
25 58 (11.69%) Computer Science
26 57 (11.49%) .NET Framework
27 55 (11.09%) Software Engineering

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 42 (8.47%) IIS
2 37 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (5.65%) Node.js
3 28 (5.65%) Tomcat
4 20 (4.03%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.02%) MS Exchange
6 14 (2.82%) Apache
7 13 (2.62%) JBoss
8 10 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (1.61%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.61%) WordPress
11 7 (1.41%) CMS
12 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.01%) SAS
12 5 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 110 (22.18%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.41%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (2.62%) IaaS
3 13 (2.62%) PaaS
4 11 (2.22%) Office 365
5 5 (1.01%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.81%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.04%) SAN
2 19 (3.83%) Firewall
3 14 (2.82%) LAN
3 14 (2.82%) SSL
3 14 (2.82%) WAN
4 13 (2.62%) Skype
5 10 (2.02%) DHCP
5 10 (2.02%) DNS
6 9 (1.81%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.41%) Kerberos
7 7 (1.41%) VoIP
8 6 (1.21%) MPLS
8 6 (1.21%) Network Security
9 5 (1.01%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.81%) NAS
10 4 (0.81%) Wireless
10 4 (0.81%) WLAN
10 4 (0.81%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (26.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 130 (26.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (10.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 52 (10.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 51 (10.28%) Relational Database
6 47 (9.48%) MySQL
7 43 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (7.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (6.85%) DB2
11 28 (5.65%) NoSQL
12 20 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (3.63%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (3.23%) Power BI
15 14 (2.82%) RDBMS
16 10 (2.02%) QlikView
17 9 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (1.61%) OLAP
19 7 (1.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 102 (20.56%) Visual Studio
2 67 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (8.67%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.63%) Subversion
5 7 (1.41%) Toad
6 5 (1.01%) Moq
6 5 (1.01%) MSTest
6 5 (1.01%) NuGet
6 5 (1.01%) NUnit
6 5 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.40%) Hudson
8 2 (0.40%) Selenium
9 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.20%) Maven
9 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 55 (11.09%) Finance
2 23 (4.64%) Publishing
3 19 (3.83%) Banking
4 18 (3.63%) Retail
5 17 (3.43%) Law
6 14 (2.82%) Local Government
7 12 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.22%) Legal
9 9 (1.81%) Games
10 8 (1.61%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.41%) Marketing
12 4 (0.81%) Advertising
12 4 (0.81%) Automotive
13 3 (0.60%) French Language
13 3 (0.60%) German Language
14 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 261 (52.62%) Developer
2 123 (24.80%) .NET Developer
3 85 (17.14%) Analyst
4 75 (15.12%) C# Developer
5 69 (13.91%) SQL Developer
6 68 (13.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (9.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 43 (8.67%) DBA
9 42 (8.47%) SQL Analyst
10 39 (7.86%) SQL DBA
11 36 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (7.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 35 (7.06%) Programmer
13 34 (6.85%) Architect
14 32 (6.45%) SSIS Developer
15 30 (6.05%) SQL Programmer
16 29 (5.85%) SSRS Developer
17 28 (5.65%) .NET Programmer
17 28 (5.65%) C# Programmer
18 27 (5.44%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (47.78%) .NET
2 151 (30.44%) ASP.NET
3 88 (17.74%) HTML
4 86 (17.34%) WCF
5 81 (16.33%) CSS
6 72 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (13.31%) XML
8 65 (13.10%) jQuery
9 57 (11.49%) .NET Framework
10 54 (10.89%) Web Services
11 51 (10.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 44 (8.87%) Entity Framework
13 36 (7.26%) AngularJS
13 36 (7.26%) WPF
14 35 (7.06%) SOAP
15 29 (5.85%) HTML5
15 29 (5.85%) REST
16 28 (5.65%) RESTful
17 27 (5.44%) MDX
18 26 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.66%) Data Centre
3 36 (7.26%) Clustering
4 29 (5.85%) Mobile App
5 27 (5.44%) Replication
6 22 (4.44%) CMDB
6 22 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.63%) BBC
7 18 (3.63%) Social Media
8 11 (2.22%) iPad
9 10 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.61%) e-Learning
12 7 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (1.21%) Data Extraction
13 6 (1.21%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.21%) User Experience
14 5 (1.01%) Tandem
15 4 (0.81%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 96 (19.35%) Windows
2 45 (9.07%) Windows Server
3 38 (7.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (5.85%) Unix
5 26 (5.24%) Linux
6 22 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (4.03%) Windows 8
8 18 (3.63%) Windows 10
9 16 (3.23%) Apple iOS
10 12 (2.42%) AIX
11 11 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.02%) Android
12 10 (2.02%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.81%) Solaris
13 9 (1.81%) SUSE
13 9 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.81%) HPUX
15 3 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.38%) MVC
2 98 (19.76%) Business Intelligence
3 95 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (12.90%) ETL
5 55 (11.09%) Software Engineering
6 47 (9.48%) Service Delivery
6 47 (9.48%) Web Development
7 46 (9.27%) TDD
8 45 (9.07%) ITIL
9 41 (8.27%) Data Modelling
10 40 (8.06%) Project Management
11 39 (7.86%) SOA
12 38 (7.66%) Web Application Development
13 37 (7.46%) Migration
14 34 (6.85%) CRM
14 34 (6.85%) Line Management
14 34 (6.85%) OO
15 33 (6.65%) BDD
15 33 (6.65%) Presales
15 33 (6.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 278 (56.05%) SQL
2 220 (44.35%) C#
3 118 (23.79%) JavaScript
4 82 (16.53%) T-SQL
5 51 (10.28%) VB.NET
6 42 (8.47%) Java
7 27 (5.44%) Ruby
8 20 (4.03%) XPath
9 19 (3.83%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.82%) XAML
11 13 (2.62%) VB
12 10 (2.02%) Perl
13 9 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.41%) Delphi
14 7 (1.41%) PHP
15 3 (0.60%) Tcl
15 3 (0.60%) VB6
16 2 (0.40%) R
16 2 (0.40%) VBA
16 2 (0.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 72 (14.52%) Degree
2 38 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.05%) ISEB
4 24 (4.84%) MCSE
5 13 (2.62%) PMI Certification
5 13 (2.62%) PMP
6 12 (2.42%) MCTS
7 11 (2.22%) MCSA
8 10 (2.02%) Security Cleared
9 8 (1.61%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.61%) MCDST
9 8 (1.61%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.01%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.81%) CCNP
12 4 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.81%) MCAD
12 4 (0.81%) MCP
12 4 (0.81%) MCSD
13 3 (0.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.44%) QA
2 8 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.61%) SLA
3 6 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.43%) vSphere
4 15 (3.02%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.22%) Firmware
6 9 (1.81%) XenApp
7 4 (0.81%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.81%) XenServer
8 2 (0.40%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.20%) Docker
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (2.62%) SCVMM
2 11 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 10 (2.02%) WSUS
4 9 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (1.81%) Oracle ZFS
4 9 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (1.81%) Unicenter
5 6 (1.21%) OpenView
6 4 (0.81%) SCCM
7 3 (0.60%) SCOM
8 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.20%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 220 (44.35%) Microsoft
2 92 (18.55%) Oracle
3 62 (12.50%) VMware
4 32 (6.45%) Citrix
4 32 (6.45%) IBM
5 26 (5.24%) Cisco
6 23 (4.64%) Google
7 22 (4.44%) NetApp
8 19 (3.83%) Apple
8 19 (3.83%) HP
9 18 (3.63%) Facebook
9 18 (3.63%) Juniper
9 18 (3.63%) Sony
9 18 (3.63%) Yahoo!
10 13 (2.62%) BMC
10 13 (2.62%) CheckPoint
10 13 (2.62%) EMC
11 10 (2.02%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.02%) Veeam
12 9 (1.81%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Holiday + Microsoft certification
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + Benefits & 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44797.20 - £48692.40 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + on call + bonus + pension + others
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39324.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Midland Heart
Salary: £39,308 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago