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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 296 292 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.36% 14.69% 14.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.62% 61.73% 51.53%
Number of salaries quoted 225 259 252
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £55,000 £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
552 473 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.06% 23.79% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 449 409 502
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 August 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 274 (54.58%) SQL
2 264 (52.59%) C#
3 253 (50.40%) .NET
4 219 (43.63%) Microsoft
5 180 (35.86%) JavaScript
6 152 (30.28%) ASP.NET
7 150 (29.88%) HTML
8 144 (28.69%) MVC
9 120 (23.90%) CSS
10 116 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
11 104 (20.72%) Windows
11 104 (20.72%) MS Excel
12 98 (19.52%) Oracle
13 88 (17.53%) jQuery
14 83 (16.53%) Degree
14 83 (16.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 82 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 81 (16.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 81 (16.14%) Visual Studio
17 80 (15.94%) VB.NET
18 75 (14.94%) XML
18 75 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
19 70 (13.94%) WCF
20 63 (12.55%) T-SQL
21 62 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
21 62 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
22 60 (11.95%) Computer Science
23 59 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
24 58 (11.55%) MySQL
24 58 (11.55%) Finance

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 41 (8.17%) IIS
2 37 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.98%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.58%) Apache
4 23 (4.58%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (4.38%) Tomcat
6 18 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (3.59%) JBoss
6 18 (3.59%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.59%) NetWeaver
8 12 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (2.19%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.99%) Skype for Business
10 10 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.79%) CMS
11 9 (1.79%) Moodle
12 8 (1.59%) Umbraco
13 6 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 104 (20.72%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) MS Project
3 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 75 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.38%) GitHub
4 18 (3.59%) Office 365
5 17 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (3.39%) IaaS
5 17 (3.39%) PaaS
6 4 (0.80%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.40%) SaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.78%) Firewall
2 22 (4.38%) SAN
3 21 (4.18%) SSL
4 16 (3.19%) WAN
5 14 (2.79%) LAN
6 13 (2.59%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.19%) DHCP
7 11 (2.19%) Skype
8 9 (1.79%) DNS
8 9 (1.79%) Wireless
9 8 (1.59%) VPN
10 7 (1.39%) VLAN
11 6 (1.20%) Network Security
11 6 (1.20%) VoIP
12 5 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.80%) IPv4
13 4 (0.80%) MPLS
13 4 (0.80%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.80%) WLAN
13 4 (0.80%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (16.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 82 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (16.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (11.55%) MySQL
5 55 (10.96%) DB2
5 55 (10.96%) Relational Database
6 49 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 48 (9.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 35 (6.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (5.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (3.98%) NoSQL
11 18 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (1.99%) MariaDB
13 10 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (1.99%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (1.59%) QlikView
15 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (1.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 81 (16.14%) Visual Studio
2 62 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (8.37%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.39%) Subversion
5 15 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (1.59%) NCrunch
7 7 (1.39%) Moq
7 7 (1.39%) NUnit
8 5 (1.00%) MSTest
8 5 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.80%) Log4j
10 3 (0.60%) JIRA
10 3 (0.60%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.60%) Selenium
10 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.60%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.40%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 58 (11.55%) Finance
2 29 (5.78%) Law
3 27 (5.38%) Publishing
4 24 (4.78%) Retail
5 23 (4.58%) Banking
6 18 (3.59%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.19%) Legal
7 11 (2.19%) Marketing
7 11 (2.19%) Music Industry
7 11 (2.19%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.79%) French Language
8 9 (1.79%) German Language
9 8 (1.59%) Automotive
10 7 (1.39%) Advertising
10 7 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.20%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.80%) Swedish Language
13 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 261 (51.99%) Developer
2 150 (29.88%) .NET Developer
3 100 (19.92%) C# Developer
4 89 (17.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 74 (14.74%) Analyst
6 66 (13.15%) SQL Developer
7 37 (7.37%) Consultant
8 36 (7.17%) Architect
9 35 (6.97%) Software Developer
10 32 (6.37%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (6.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (6.18%) Senior Developer
12 30 (5.98%) Support Analyst
13 28 (5.58%) SSIS Developer
14 26 (5.18%) .NET Software Developer
15 25 (4.98%) SSRS Developer
16 24 (4.78%) SQL Server Developer
16 24 (4.78%) VB.NET Developer
17 23 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
18 21 (4.18%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (50.40%) .NET
2 152 (30.28%) ASP.NET
3 150 (29.88%) HTML
4 120 (23.90%) CSS
5 88 (17.53%) jQuery
6 75 (14.94%) XML
7 70 (13.94%) WCF
8 62 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (10.76%) Web Services
10 53 (10.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 51 (10.16%) .NET Framework
12 44 (8.76%) AngularJS
13 35 (6.97%) Entity Framework
14 31 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 28 (5.58%) Node.js
16 23 (4.58%) WinForms
17 22 (4.38%) Ajax
17 22 (4.38%) RESTful
18 21 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 20 (3.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.95%) Computer Science
2 39 (7.77%) Clustering
3 38 (7.57%) Data Centre
4 29 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (5.38%) CMDB
6 24 (4.78%) Mobile App
7 21 (4.18%) iPad
8 19 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (3.78%) Replication
9 13 (2.59%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.99%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
12 8 (1.59%) BBC
12 8 (1.59%) Social Media
13 7 (1.39%) e-Learning
13 7 (1.39%) NHS
14 6 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (1.00%) Data Integration
15 5 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
15 5 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (20.72%) Windows
2 38 (7.57%) Unix
3 36 (7.17%) Windows Server
4 34 (6.77%) Linux
5 28 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (4.38%) Apple iOS
8 20 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (3.78%) Solaris
10 16 (3.19%) Android
11 10 (1.99%) AIX
11 10 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.99%) SUSE
11 10 (1.99%) Windows 8
12 9 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (1.39%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.20%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.00%) HPUX
16 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (28.69%) MVC
2 116 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (10.96%) Web Development
5 51 (10.16%) CRM
6 50 (9.96%) Software Engineering
7 43 (8.57%) SDLC
7 43 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 40 (7.97%) ITIL
8 40 (7.97%) SOA
8 40 (7.97%) TDD
9 39 (7.77%) Scrum
10 37 (7.37%) Presales
11 35 (6.97%) Web Application Development
12 34 (6.77%) ETL
12 34 (6.77%) Project Management
13 31 (6.18%) Line Management
13 31 (6.18%) TOGAF
14 30 (5.98%) Business Development
14 30 (5.98%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 274 (54.58%) SQL
2 264 (52.59%) C#
3 180 (35.86%) JavaScript
4 80 (15.94%) VB.NET
5 63 (12.55%) T-SQL
6 57 (11.35%) Java
7 20 (3.98%) Ruby
8 13 (2.59%) XPath
9 12 (2.39%) Python
10 11 (2.19%) Perl
10 11 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.79%) VB
12 8 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.59%) XAML
13 5 (1.00%) PHP
13 5 (1.00%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.60%) VBA
15 1 (0.20%) C++
15 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 83 (16.53%) Degree
2 32 (6.37%) ISEB
3 31 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.39%) PMI Certification
4 17 (3.39%) PMP
5 13 (2.59%) MCSE
6 12 (2.39%) MCP
6 12 (2.39%) MCTS
7 11 (2.19%) MCSA
8 10 (1.99%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.99%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.39%) MCAD
9 7 (1.39%) MCSD
10 5 (1.00%) CCNA
10 5 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.00%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.00%) MCITP
11 4 (0.80%) CCNP
11 4 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.38%) SLA
2 20 (3.98%) QA
3 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (2.99%) vSphere
6 11 (2.19%) Firmware
7 9 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.20%) XenApp
9 5 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.80%) XenServer
11 3 (0.60%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.40%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.20%) Docker
13 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (3.39%) SCVMM
2 13 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (2.39%) SCCM
4 10 (1.99%) NetBackup
4 10 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (1.99%) Oracle ZFS
4 10 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (1.99%) Unicenter
5 5 (1.00%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.60%) SCOM
7 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.20%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 219 (43.63%) Microsoft
2 98 (19.52%) Oracle
3 44 (8.76%) VMware
4 33 (6.57%) IBM
5 30 (5.98%) Citrix
6 28 (5.58%) Cisco
7 25 (4.98%) HP
7 25 (4.98%) NetApp
8 22 (4.38%) Juniper
9 18 (3.59%) CheckPoint
10 17 (3.39%) BMC
10 17 (3.39%) EMC
11 14 (2.79%) SAP
12 12 (2.39%) Google
13 10 (1.99%) CA
13 10 (1.99%) Sun
13 10 (1.99%) Veritas
14 9 (1.79%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.59%) Apple
15 8 (1.59%) Sony
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37685.00 - £40961.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Met Police
Salary: £29,990 per annum plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37685.00 - £40961.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Contact Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits are applied after probation
Posted: 17 days ago