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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 210 292 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.78% 13.48% 17.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.39% 55.41% 56.96%
Number of salaries quoted 182 271 289
Median salary £44,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
434 527 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.34% 24.33% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 371 477 496
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 February 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 252 (50.70%) SQL
2 250 (50.30%) .NET
2 250 (50.30%) C#
3 188 (37.83%) JavaScript
4 186 (37.42%) ASP.NET
5 175 (35.21%) HTML
6 160 (32.19%) MVC
7 159 (31.99%) Microsoft
8 154 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
9 150 (30.18%) CSS
10 113 (22.74%) MS Excel
11 97 (19.52%) Visual Studio
12 88 (17.71%) Windows
12 88 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
13 86 (17.30%) Finance
14 85 (17.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 83 (16.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 81 (16.30%) T-SQL
17 77 (15.49%) Oracle
18 74 (14.89%) SDLC
19 71 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
20 68 (13.68%) .NET Framework
21 67 (13.48%) AngularJS
22 66 (13.28%) Degree
23 64 (12.88%) Java
23 64 (12.88%) CRM
24 61 (12.27%) jQuery
25 58 (11.67%) Web Development
25 58 (11.67%) VB.NET
25 58 (11.67%) MySQL

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 37 (7.44%) IIS
2 22 (4.43%) JBoss
3 20 (4.02%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.22%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (1.81%) CMS
7 9 (1.81%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.61%) Apache
8 8 (1.61%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.01%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.80%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.80%) Moodle
11 3 (0.60%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 113 (22.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) SPSS
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.02%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (2.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (1.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (1.21%) Shopify
5 5 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.60%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.40%) Magento
8 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 71 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (5.23%) IaaS
4 26 (5.23%) PaaS
5 12 (2.41%) GitHub
6 9 (1.81%) Office 365
7 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.43%) TCP/IP
2 21 (4.23%) SSL
3 13 (2.62%) DHCP
4 12 (2.41%) DNS
5 11 (2.21%) SAN
6 6 (1.21%) Firewall
6 6 (1.21%) LAN
6 6 (1.21%) Wireless
7 5 (1.01%) NAS
7 5 (1.01%) WAN
8 4 (0.80%) Intranet
9 3 (0.60%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.60%) VLAN
10 2 (0.40%) Internet
10 2 (0.40%) Skype
10 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.20%) Broadband
11 1 (0.20%) HTTP
11 1 (0.20%) RFID
11 1 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (17.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 58 (11.67%) MySQL
3 56 (11.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 50 (10.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 48 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (8.65%) DB2
7 38 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (7.44%) Relational Database
9 35 (7.04%) NoSQL
10 32 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (3.02%) MongoDB
14 13 (2.62%) Big Data
15 12 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (2.01%) RDBMS
17 5 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
17 5 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
17 5 (1.01%) Hadoop
18 4 (0.80%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 97 (19.52%) Visual Studio
2 47 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (7.24%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.81%) Subversion
5 8 (1.61%) MSBuild
5 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.41%) Selenium
7 6 (1.21%) JUnit
7 6 (1.21%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.21%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.01%) git-flow
8 5 (1.01%) JMeter
8 5 (1.01%) Maven
8 5 (1.01%) NUnit
9 4 (0.80%) Ant
9 4 (0.80%) Gradle
9 4 (0.80%) JIRA
10 3 (0.60%) Grunt
10 3 (0.60%) MSTest
10 3 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 86 (17.30%) Finance
2 36 (7.24%) Automotive
3 35 (7.04%) Retail
4 26 (5.23%) Publishing
5 24 (4.83%) Banking
6 21 (4.23%) Manufacturing
7 16 (3.22%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.62%) Games
9 11 (2.21%) Marketing
9 11 (2.21%) Music Industry
10 10 (2.01%) Law
11 9 (1.81%) Retail Banking
12 8 (1.61%) Back Office
12 8 (1.61%) International Banking
13 6 (1.21%) Legal
14 5 (1.01%) Advertising
15 3 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.20%) French Language
16 1 (0.20%) German Language
16 1 (0.20%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 266 (53.52%) Developer
2 141 (28.37%) .NET Developer
3 101 (20.32%) C# Developer
4 74 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 65 (13.08%) Senior Developer
6 55 (11.07%) Analyst
7 49 (9.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 41 (8.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 37 (7.44%) Senior .NET Developer
10 35 (7.04%) Architect
11 32 (6.44%) Web Developer
12 29 (5.84%) Software Developer
13 25 (5.03%) SQL Developer
14 24 (4.83%) Consultant
14 24 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
15 23 (4.63%) Development Manager
16 22 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 22 (4.43%) Data Analyst
17 20 (4.02%) Senior C# Developer
17 20 (4.02%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (50.30%) .NET
2 186 (37.42%) ASP.NET
3 175 (35.21%) HTML
4 150 (30.18%) CSS
5 83 (16.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 68 (13.68%) .NET Framework
7 67 (13.48%) AngularJS
8 61 (12.27%) jQuery
9 57 (11.47%) Entity Framework
10 54 (10.87%) WCF
11 53 (10.66%) XML
12 42 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (8.45%) HTML5
12 42 (8.45%) Web Services
13 37 (7.44%) CSS3
13 37 (7.44%) Node.js
14 36 (7.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (6.44%) RESTful
16 26 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 25 (5.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.25%) Computer Science
2 40 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.44%) Data Centre
4 27 (5.43%) CMDB
5 18 (3.62%) iPad
6 13 (2.62%) Freedom of Information
7 12 (2.41%) Clustering
7 12 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.01%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.61%) Fintech
10 8 (1.61%) Mobile Games
10 8 (1.61%) Online Games
11 4 (0.80%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.80%) Replication
11 4 (0.80%) User Experience
12 3 (0.60%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.40%) AS400
13 2 (0.40%) iPhone
13 2 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (17.71%) Windows
2 45 (9.05%) Windows Server
3 44 (8.85%) Linux
4 25 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (4.23%) Unix
6 16 (3.22%) Android
6 16 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.01%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.40%) Solaris
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) HPUX
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (32.19%) MVC
2 154 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
4 74 (14.89%) SDLC
5 64 (12.88%) CRM
6 58 (11.67%) Web Development
7 56 (11.27%) TDD
8 54 (10.87%) Scrum
9 47 (9.46%) Mentoring
9 47 (9.46%) Project Management
10 44 (8.85%) Software Engineering
11 36 (7.24%) ITIL
12 35 (7.04%) BDD
13 34 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 34 (6.84%) Web Application Development
14 33 (6.64%) Presales
15 32 (6.44%) SOA
16 31 (6.24%) OO
16 31 (6.24%) PRINCE2
17 30 (6.04%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (50.70%) SQL
2 250 (50.30%) C#
3 188 (37.83%) JavaScript
4 81 (16.30%) T-SQL
5 64 (12.88%) Java
6 58 (11.67%) VB.NET
7 21 (4.23%) Ruby
8 15 (3.02%) PHP
9 9 (1.81%) C++
9 9 (1.81%) VB
10 8 (1.61%) VBA
11 6 (1.21%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.01%) C
13 4 (0.80%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.80%) Python
14 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.60%) Scala
14 3 (0.60%) XPath
15 2 (0.40%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 66 (13.28%) Degree
2 30 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (5.63%) ISEB
4 27 (5.43%) PMI Certification
4 27 (5.43%) PMP
5 8 (1.61%) MCSE
6 6 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.21%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.01%) MCP
7 5 (1.01%) MCSA
8 4 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.80%) MCAD
8 4 (0.80%) MCSD
8 4 (0.80%) MCTS
9 2 (0.40%) CCNA
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.84%) QA
2 6 (1.21%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.21%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 27 (5.43%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.61%) XenApp
5 7 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.21%) Docker
7 5 (1.01%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.80%) NFS
9 3 (0.60%) HDFS
9 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.40%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.40%) vSphere
11 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (5.43%) SCVMM
2 5 (1.01%) SCCM
3 4 (0.80%) EdgeSight
4 3 (0.60%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.40%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 159 (31.99%) Microsoft
2 77 (15.49%) Oracle
3 40 (8.05%) VMware
4 37 (7.44%) Citrix
5 33 (6.64%) IBM
6 32 (6.44%) Cisco
6 32 (6.44%) NetApp
7 27 (5.43%) BMC
7 27 (5.43%) Juniper
8 26 (5.23%) CheckPoint
8 26 (5.23%) EMC
8 26 (5.23%) HP
9 17 (3.42%) Cognos
9 17 (3.42%) Tableau
10 15 (3.02%) NEC
11 12 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.61%) Sybase
13 4 (0.80%) Veeam
13 4 (0.80%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.60%) iManage
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Car allowance
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, healthcare, pension etc
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + extensive benefits
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