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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 275 318 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.52% 17.53% 17.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.50% 56.28% 60.23%
Number of salaries quoted 259 300 227
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
514 565 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.27% 31.15% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 460 516 380
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £26,600
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 9 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 288 (52.36%) .NET
2 287 (52.18%) SQL
3 267 (48.55%) C#
4 233 (42.36%) Microsoft
5 173 (31.45%) ASP.NET
6 161 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 146 (26.55%) JavaScript
8 144 (26.18%) MVC
9 134 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
10 132 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 127 (23.09%) Windows
12 122 (22.18%) HTML
13 121 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
14 112 (20.36%) T-SQL
15 110 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 104 (18.91%) CSS
17 103 (18.73%) .NET Framework
18 102 (18.55%) MS Excel
19 98 (17.82%) Visual Studio
20 90 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
21 86 (15.64%) jQuery
22 81 (14.73%) WCF
23 80 (14.55%) Oracle
24 79 (14.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 76 (13.82%) ETL
26 73 (13.27%) Finance
26 73 (13.27%) Windows Server
27 70 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
28 68 (12.36%) SQL Server 2012
29 66 (12.00%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 44 (8.00%) IIS
2 41 (7.45%) SharePoint
3 35 (6.36%) Node.js
4 26 (4.73%) MS Exchange
5 23 (4.18%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (3.82%) Umbraco
7 16 (2.91%) CMS
8 15 (2.73%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.82%) WordPress
10 9 (1.64%) Apache
11 8 (1.45%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.91%) JBoss
12 5 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.55%) Documentum
14 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.55%) Kentico
14 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 102 (18.55%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.27%) MS Office
3 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.45%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.18%) Office 365
3 10 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.27%) LAN
1 18 (3.27%) WAN
2 17 (3.09%) Firewall
2 17 (3.09%) Kerberos
3 13 (2.36%) SAN
4 11 (2.00%) DNS
4 11 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.82%) DHCP
6 9 (1.64%) Network Security
7 6 (1.09%) Internet
7 6 (1.09%) Skype
8 5 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.91%) IPv4
9 4 (0.73%) VPN
10 3 (0.55%) SSL
11 2 (0.36%) Intranet
11 2 (0.36%) MPLS
11 2 (0.36%) NetScreen
11 2 (0.36%) VoIP
11 2 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 132 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 110 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (14.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 70 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
6 68 (12.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 56 (10.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 53 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 46 (8.36%) Relational Database
10 35 (6.36%) MySQL
10 35 (6.36%) NoSQL
11 25 (4.55%) RDBMS
12 23 (4.18%) Power BI
13 22 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
14 20 (3.64%) QlikView
15 18 (3.27%) OLAP
16 16 (2.91%) Star Schema
17 14 (2.55%) SQL Server 2000
18 12 (2.18%) Data Mart
18 12 (2.18%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 98 (17.82%) Visual Studio
2 63 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 19 (3.45%) Subversion
5 14 (2.55%) ReSharper
6 4 (0.73%) NuGet
6 4 (0.73%) NUnit
6 4 (0.73%) Toad
6 4 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.36%) Hudson
8 2 (0.36%) Moq
8 2 (0.36%) Selenium
8 2 (0.36%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.18%) JIRA
9 1 (0.18%) JUnit
9 1 (0.18%) Mocha
9 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 73 (13.27%) Finance
2 27 (4.91%) Retail
3 20 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.91%) Automotive
5 15 (2.73%) Banking
5 15 (2.73%) Local Government
6 12 (2.18%) Law
6 12 (2.18%) Legal
7 11 (2.00%) Games
8 10 (1.82%) Marketing
9 8 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.73%) Back Office
11 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 298 (54.18%) Developer
2 155 (28.18%) .NET Developer
3 106 (19.27%) SQL Developer
4 102 (18.55%) C# Developer
5 96 (17.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 86 (15.64%) Analyst
7 63 (11.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 62 (11.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 60 (10.91%) Software Developer
10 47 (8.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 44 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
12 43 (7.82%) Senior Developer
13 41 (7.45%) .NET Software Developer
13 41 (7.45%) DBA
14 39 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 38 (6.91%) SQL Server Developer
16 36 (6.55%) Web Developer
17 35 (6.36%) SQL Analyst
18 33 (6.00%) SQL DBA
18 33 (6.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (52.36%) .NET
2 173 (31.45%) ASP.NET
3 122 (22.18%) HTML
4 104 (18.91%) CSS
5 103 (18.73%) .NET Framework
6 90 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 86 (15.64%) jQuery
8 81 (14.73%) WCF
9 66 (12.00%) XML
10 61 (11.09%) Web Services
11 54 (9.82%) Entity Framework
12 49 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 49 (8.91%) HTML5
13 45 (8.18%) CSS3
14 41 (7.45%) Ajax
15 34 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 34 (6.18%) RESTful
16 32 (5.82%) AngularJS
17 30 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 30 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.55%) Clustering
4 23 (4.18%) BBC
4 23 (4.18%) Social Media
5 21 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.82%) Replication
6 15 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.36%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.18%) User Experience
9 9 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.45%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.45%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.09%) Data Extraction
11 6 (1.09%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.09%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.91%) FMCG
12 5 (0.91%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.91%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 127 (23.09%) Windows
2 73 (13.27%) Windows Server
3 28 (5.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (3.82%) Linux
6 20 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 19 (3.45%) Unix
8 13 (2.36%) Android
9 12 (2.18%) Windows 10
10 11 (2.00%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.27%) AIX
11 7 (1.27%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.09%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.91%) CentOS
14 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.55%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.36%) SUSE
15 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (26.18%) MVC
2 134 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
4 76 (13.82%) ETL
5 65 (11.82%) TDD
6 47 (8.55%) BDD
6 47 (8.55%) Web Application Development
7 45 (8.18%) SDLC
8 42 (7.64%) Web Development
9 41 (7.45%) OO
10 38 (6.91%) ITIL
10 38 (6.91%) Scrum
11 35 (6.36%) Software Engineering
12 34 (6.18%) SOA
13 32 (5.82%) CRM
13 32 (5.82%) Data Modelling
14 27 (4.91%) Mobile Development
15 26 (4.73%) Project Management
15 26 (4.73%) Release Management
16 25 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 287 (52.18%) SQL
2 267 (48.55%) C#
3 146 (26.55%) JavaScript
4 112 (20.36%) T-SQL
5 64 (11.64%) VB.NET
6 42 (7.64%) Ruby
7 40 (7.27%) Java
8 29 (5.27%) PowerShell
9 26 (4.73%) VB
10 23 (4.18%) PHP
11 15 (2.73%) Delphi
12 14 (2.55%) XPath
13 10 (1.82%) Python
13 10 (1.82%) VB6
14 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.55%) R
14 3 (0.55%) XAML
15 2 (0.36%) Groovy
15 2 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (9.82%) Degree
2 51 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.00%) MCSE
3 22 (4.00%) MCTS
4 14 (2.55%) MCAD
4 14 (2.55%) MCP
4 14 (2.55%) MCSD
5 13 (2.36%) MCSA
6 12 (2.18%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.45%) ISEB
10 7 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.27%) MCDST
10 7 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.09%) CCNA
12 5 (0.91%) CCNP
12 5 (0.91%) CISSP
13 4 (0.73%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.55%) SLA
2 15 (2.73%) QA
3 12 (2.18%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.55%) COBIT
5 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.00%) vSphere
5 8 (1.45%) XenApp
6 3 (0.55%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.36%) Firmware
8 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.64%) WSUS
2 6 (1.09%) OpenView
3 4 (0.73%) SCCM
4 3 (0.55%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.55%) SCOM
4 3 (0.55%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 233 (42.36%) Microsoft
2 80 (14.55%) Oracle
3 54 (9.82%) VMware
4 33 (6.00%) Apple
5 27 (4.91%) Google
6 23 (4.18%) Facebook
6 23 (4.18%) Sony
6 23 (4.18%) Yahoo!
7 20 (3.64%) Adobe
8 17 (3.09%) Cisco
8 17 (3.09%) Citrix
9 12 (2.18%) Tableau
10 10 (1.82%) HP
10 10 (1.82%) SAP
11 8 (1.45%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.27%) IBM
13 6 (1.09%) NetApp
14 5 (0.91%) Juniper
14 5 (0.91%) Siebel
14 5 (0.91%) Telerik
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Fuel Card
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
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Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
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Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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Salary: £250 - £350 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Marine Information Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Healthcare
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Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 per year
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