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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 225 323 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.63% 15.91% 15.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.92% 58.20% 59.22%
Number of salaries quoted 181 288 276
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 £27,000 £27,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
490 555 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.98% 27.34% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 419 482 466
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 26 June 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 292 (57.71%) SQL
2 243 (48.02%) .NET
3 230 (45.45%) C#
4 217 (42.89%) Microsoft
5 154 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 129 (25.49%) JavaScript
7 128 (25.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 127 (25.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 118 (23.32%) MVC
10 111 (21.94%) MS Excel
11 106 (20.95%) Visual Studio
12 104 (20.55%) Oracle
13 102 (20.16%) HTML
14 97 (19.17%) Business Intelligence
15 96 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
16 91 (17.98%) Windows
17 87 (17.19%) CSS
18 85 (16.80%) T-SQL
19 81 (16.01%) WCF
20 76 (15.02%) Degree
21 73 (14.43%) jQuery
22 72 (14.23%) SQL Server 2008
22 72 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC
23 69 (13.64%) XML
24 67 (13.24%) ETL
25 65 (12.85%) Team Foundation Server
26 60 (11.86%) Computer Science
27 59 (11.66%) VB.NET
28 58 (11.46%) Web Services
28 58 (11.46%) Web Development

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 (8.30%) IIS
2 41 (8.10%) SharePoint
3 32 (6.32%) BizTalk Server
4 28 (5.53%) Tomcat
5 23 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 21 (4.15%) Apache
7 15 (2.96%) JBoss
8 14 (2.77%) MS Exchange
9 13 (2.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (1.98%) Skype for Business
11 9 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (1.58%) WordPress
13 7 (1.38%) CMS
13 7 (1.38%) NetWeaver
14 6 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.99%) SAS
16 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (0.79%) Moodle
16 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 111 (21.94%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.14%) MS Office
3 3 (0.59%) MS Project
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.40%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (2.57%) IaaS
3 13 (2.57%) PaaS
4 12 (2.37%) Office 365
5 5 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.79%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.74%) SAN
2 21 (4.15%) Firewall
2 21 (4.15%) SSL
3 15 (2.96%) Skype
4 12 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.37%) WAN
5 11 (2.17%) LAN
6 10 (1.98%) DHCP
6 10 (1.98%) DNS
7 7 (1.38%) VoIP
8 6 (1.19%) MPLS
8 6 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (0.99%) Network Security
10 4 (0.79%) NAS
10 4 (0.79%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.79%) Wireless
10 4 (0.79%) WLAN
10 4 (0.79%) xDSL
11 3 (0.59%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (25.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 127 (25.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (14.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 50 (9.88%) MySQL
6 47 (9.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 45 (8.89%) DB2
9 44 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
10 40 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (7.31%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (4.35%) NoSQL
13 20 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
14 18 (3.56%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (3.16%) RDBMS
16 11 (2.17%) Power BI
16 11 (2.17%) QlikView
17 8 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (1.58%) OLAP
18 7 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 106 (20.95%) Visual Studio
2 65 (12.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (7.91%) Git (software)
4 21 (4.15%) Subversion
5 7 (1.38%) Toad
6 5 (0.99%) Moq
6 5 (0.99%) MSTest
6 5 (0.99%) NuGet
6 5 (0.99%) NUnit
6 5 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.40%) Hudson
7 2 (0.40%) JIRA
7 2 (0.40%) Selenium
8 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.20%) Maven
8 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (10.08%) Finance
2 26 (5.14%) Publishing
3 20 (3.95%) Banking
3 20 (3.95%) Law
3 20 (3.95%) Retail
4 14 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.37%) Local Government
6 11 (2.17%) Marketing
6 11 (2.17%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.78%) Legal
8 7 (1.38%) Advertising
9 6 (1.19%) Automotive
9 6 (1.19%) French Language
9 6 (1.19%) German Language
10 5 (0.99%) Games
11 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.40%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 272 (53.75%) Developer
2 124 (24.51%) .NET Developer
3 82 (16.21%) C# Developer
4 77 (15.22%) Analyst
5 76 (15.02%) SQL Developer
6 74 (14.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 42 (8.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 40 (7.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 40 (7.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (7.51%) DBA
9 38 (7.51%) SQL Analyst
9 38 (7.51%) SQL DBA
10 37 (7.31%) SSIS Developer
11 34 (6.72%) SSRS Developer
12 30 (5.93%) Architect
12 30 (5.93%) Programmer
12 30 (5.93%) Software Developer
12 30 (5.93%) SQL Server Developer
13 29 (5.73%) Consultant
14 25 (4.94%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (48.02%) .NET
2 154 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 102 (20.16%) HTML
4 87 (17.19%) CSS
5 81 (16.01%) WCF
6 73 (14.43%) jQuery
7 72 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (13.64%) XML
9 58 (11.46%) Web Services
10 55 (10.87%) .NET Framework
11 50 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 44 (8.70%) Entity Framework
13 38 (7.51%) AngularJS
14 35 (6.92%) SOAP
14 35 (6.92%) WPF
15 29 (5.73%) REST
16 26 (5.14%) HTML5
17 25 (4.94%) MDX
18 24 (4.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 24 (4.74%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 41 (8.10%) Clustering
3 40 (7.91%) Data Centre
4 31 (6.13%) Mobile App
5 26 (5.14%) CMDB
6 25 (4.94%) Replication
7 24 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.96%) BBC
9 15 (2.96%) iPad
9 15 (2.96%) Social Media
10 9 (1.78%) e-Learning
11 8 (1.58%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.38%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.38%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.38%) User Experience
13 6 (1.19%) Data Extraction
13 6 (1.19%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
14 5 (0.99%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 91 (17.98%) Windows
2 39 (7.71%) Unix
3 36 (7.11%) Windows Server
4 35 (6.92%) Linux
5 34 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (3.36%) Apple iOS
7 17 (3.36%) Solaris
7 17 (3.36%) Windows 10
7 17 (3.36%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.16%) AIX
9 15 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (2.57%) SUSE
11 11 (2.17%) Android
11 11 (2.17%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.99%) HPUX
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (23.32%) MVC
2 97 (19.17%) Business Intelligence
3 96 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (13.24%) ETL
5 58 (11.46%) Web Development
6 57 (11.26%) Software Engineering
7 53 (10.47%) Service Delivery
8 42 (8.30%) SOA
9 40 (7.91%) ITIL
10 39 (7.71%) Line Management
10 39 (7.71%) Migration
10 39 (7.71%) TDD
11 38 (7.51%) Project Management
11 38 (7.51%) Scrum
11 38 (7.51%) Web Application Development
12 37 (7.31%) Presales
13 36 (7.11%) Data Modelling
14 35 (6.92%) CRM
15 33 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (6.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 292 (57.71%) SQL
2 230 (45.45%) C#
3 129 (25.49%) JavaScript
4 85 (16.80%) T-SQL
5 59 (11.66%) VB.NET
6 40 (7.91%) Java
7 22 (4.35%) Ruby
8 20 (3.95%) XPath
9 18 (3.56%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.77%) Perl
10 14 (2.77%) XAML
11 13 (2.57%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.98%) VB
13 8 (1.58%) PHP
14 3 (0.59%) Delphi
14 3 (0.59%) Tcl
15 2 (0.40%) VB6
15 2 (0.40%) VBA
16 1 (0.20%) C++
16 1 (0.20%) F#
Qualifications
1 76 (15.02%) Degree
2 36 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (6.92%) ISEB
4 16 (3.16%) MCSE
5 15 (2.96%) MCTS
6 13 (2.57%) PMI Certification
6 13 (2.57%) PMP
7 9 (1.78%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.58%) MCSA
8 8 (1.58%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.58%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.19%) MCAD
9 6 (1.19%) MCP
9 6 (1.19%) MCSD
10 5 (0.99%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.99%) MCDST
11 4 (0.79%) MCITP
12 3 (0.59%) CCNP
12 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.74%) QA
2 14 (2.77%) SLA
3 7 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.96%) vSphere
4 14 (2.77%) Firmware
5 13 (2.57%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.19%) XenApp
7 4 (0.79%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.79%) XenServer
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.20%) Docker
9 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (2.57%) NetBackup
1 13 (2.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 13 (2.57%) Oracle ZFS
1 13 (2.57%) SCVMM
1 13 (2.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 13 (2.57%) Unicenter
2 9 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (1.58%) SCCM
4 7 (1.38%) WSUS
5 5 (0.99%) OpenView
6 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.79%) SCOM
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.20%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 217 (42.89%) Microsoft
2 104 (20.55%) Oracle
3 48 (9.49%) VMware
4 34 (6.72%) IBM
5 24 (4.74%) Citrix
6 23 (4.55%) Cisco
7 21 (4.15%) Google
7 21 (4.15%) HP
8 19 (3.75%) NetApp
9 17 (3.36%) Juniper
10 15 (2.96%) Apple
10 15 (2.96%) Facebook
10 15 (2.96%) Sony
10 15 (2.96%) Yahoo!
11 13 (2.57%) BMC
11 13 (2.57%) CA
11 13 (2.57%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.57%) EMC
11 13 (2.57%) Sun
11 13 (2.57%) Veritas
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