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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 279 272 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.33% 14.21% 14.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.28% 51.13% 52.12%
Number of salaries quoted 245 247 291
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
514 532 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.72% 27.80% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 459 464 547
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 7 December 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 313 (53.60%) C#
2 308 (52.74%) SQL
3 285 (48.80%) .NET
4 234 (40.07%) JavaScript
5 228 (39.04%) Microsoft
6 212 (36.30%) HTML
7 191 (32.71%) ASP.NET
8 189 (32.36%) MVC
9 166 (28.42%) CSS
10 148 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
11 134 (22.95%) Windows
12 130 (22.26%) MS Excel
13 107 (18.32%) Finance
14 104 (17.81%) Oracle
15 86 (14.73%) SDLC
15 86 (14.73%) VB.NET
16 85 (14.55%) jQuery
16 85 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
17 83 (14.21%) SQL Server 2008
17 83 (14.21%) .NET Framework
17 83 (14.21%) Visual Studio
18 82 (14.04%) Java
19 81 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
20 80 (13.70%) XML
20 80 (13.70%) Degree
21 79 (13.53%) T-SQL
22 77 (13.18%) MySQL
22 77 (13.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 75 (12.84%) CRM
24 72 (12.33%) Business Intelligence

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 46 (7.88%) IIS
2 26 (4.45%) JBoss
3 25 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.28%) WebSphere
4 21 (3.60%) MS Exchange
5 18 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (3.08%) WebLogic
6 17 (2.91%) Apache
7 15 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (2.40%) Umbraco
9 13 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (2.23%) CMS
9 13 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (2.05%) Moodle
10 12 (2.05%) NetWeaver
11 8 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.20%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (1.03%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 130 (22.26%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (3.25%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.03%) Shopify
4 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.51%) Magento
6 2 (0.34%) Pivotal CRM
6 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 85 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (5.31%) GitHub
4 27 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (4.62%) IaaS
4 27 (4.62%) PaaS
5 21 (3.60%) Office 365
6 4 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 24 (4.11%) SSL
3 22 (3.77%) Firewall
4 16 (2.74%) DHCP
5 13 (2.23%) DNS
5 13 (2.23%) SAN
5 13 (2.23%) WAN
6 12 (2.05%) LAN
7 9 (1.54%) Wireless
8 8 (1.37%) VLAN
9 7 (1.20%) Intranet
9 7 (1.20%) VPN
10 6 (1.03%) Network Security
10 6 (1.03%) Skype
11 5 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.86%) IPv4
11 5 (0.86%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.34%) NAS
13 1 (0.17%) Cisco ISE
13 1 (0.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 77 (13.18%) MySQL
2 77 (13.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (11.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 62 (10.62%) DB2
5 61 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 50 (8.56%) Relational Database
7 44 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 43 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (5.14%) NoSQL
10 29 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (2.23%) MongoDB
12 13 (2.23%) RDBMS
12 13 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (1.88%) MariaDB
15 10 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (1.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 83 (14.21%) Visual Studio
2 59 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (7.36%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (2.23%) Subversion
6 9 (1.54%) NCrunch
7 6 (1.03%) JIRA
7 6 (1.03%) Log4j
7 6 (1.03%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.68%) Ant
8 4 (0.68%) Gradle
8 4 (0.68%) Grunt
8 4 (0.68%) Maven
9 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.51%) Moq
9 3 (0.51%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.51%) NUnit
9 3 (0.51%) Selenium
9 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 107 (18.32%) Finance
2 40 (6.85%) Retail
3 31 (5.31%) Banking
4 29 (4.97%) Publishing
5 23 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.77%) Music Industry
7 21 (3.60%) Automotive
7 21 (3.60%) Law
8 14 (2.40%) Marketing
8 14 (2.40%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.88%) Legal
10 9 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.37%) Games
12 7 (1.20%) Advertising
12 7 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 6 (1.03%) French Language
13 6 (1.03%) German Language
13 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.86%) International Banking
14 5 (0.86%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 303 (51.88%) Developer
2 175 (29.97%) .NET Developer
3 118 (20.21%) C# Developer
4 97 (16.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 72 (12.33%) Analyst
6 57 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 55 (9.42%) SQL Developer
8 44 (7.53%) ASP.NET Developer
9 41 (7.02%) Consultant
10 40 (6.85%) Architect
11 38 (6.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 35 (5.99%) Software Developer
13 28 (4.79%) Senior .NET Developer
14 27 (4.62%) Support Analyst
15 26 (4.45%) Development Manager
16 25 (4.28%) .NET Software Developer
17 24 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
17 24 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
17 24 (4.11%) VB.NET Developer
17 24 (4.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (48.80%) .NET
2 212 (36.30%) HTML
3 191 (32.71%) ASP.NET
4 166 (28.42%) CSS
5 85 (14.55%) jQuery
6 83 (14.21%) .NET Framework
7 81 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 80 (13.70%) XML
9 72 (12.33%) AngularJS
10 64 (10.96%) WCF
11 58 (9.93%) Entity Framework
12 54 (9.25%) Web Services
13 50 (8.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (6.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 39 (6.68%) Node.js
15 38 (6.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 35 (5.99%) HTML5
17 33 (5.65%) KnockoutJS
18 32 (5.48%) Ajax
19 31 (5.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.93%) Computer Science
2 42 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 29 (4.97%) Clustering
4 29 (4.97%) CMDB
5 21 (3.60%) iPad
6 17 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.40%) Freedom of Information
8 13 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.23%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.37%) Biometrics
9 8 (1.37%) Replication
10 7 (1.20%) NHS
11 6 (1.03%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (0.86%) Mobile Games
12 5 (0.86%) Online Games
12 5 (0.86%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.86%) User Experience
13 4 (0.68%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 134 (22.95%) Windows
2 63 (10.79%) Windows Server
3 48 (8.22%) Linux
4 36 (6.16%) Unix
5 33 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.74%) Android
7 16 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.57%) Apple iOS
9 12 (2.05%) Solaris
10 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.51%) AIX
13 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.34%) SUSE
15 1 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (32.36%) MVC
2 148 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (14.73%) SDLC
4 75 (12.84%) CRM
5 72 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
6 65 (11.13%) Web Development
7 49 (8.39%) Software Engineering
8 44 (7.53%) ITIL
8 44 (7.53%) TDD
9 43 (7.36%) High Availability
10 42 (7.19%) SOA
11 38 (6.51%) Presales
12 37 (6.34%) Project Management
13 35 (5.99%) ITIL V3
13 35 (5.99%) PRINCE2
14 34 (5.82%) Scrum
14 34 (5.82%) Service Management
14 34 (5.82%) Web Application Development
15 33 (5.65%) Service Delivery
16 31 (5.31%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 313 (53.60%) C#
2 308 (52.74%) SQL
3 234 (40.07%) JavaScript
4 86 (14.73%) VB.NET
5 82 (14.04%) Java
6 79 (13.53%) T-SQL
7 22 (3.77%) Ruby
8 14 (2.40%) Python
9 13 (2.23%) VB
10 12 (2.05%) PHP
11 7 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.03%) C++
13 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.68%) Perl
14 4 (0.68%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.68%) XPath
15 3 (0.51%) C
15 3 (0.51%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.34%) VBA
17 1 (0.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 80 (13.70%) Degree
2 40 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (5.31%) ISEB
4 27 (4.62%) PMI Certification
4 27 (4.62%) PMP
5 17 (2.91%) MCSE
6 16 (2.74%) MCSA
7 15 (2.57%) MCP
7 15 (2.57%) MCTS
8 14 (2.40%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.40%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.71%) MCAD
9 10 (1.71%) MCSD
10 7 (1.20%) CCNA
10 7 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.03%) MCITP
12 5 (0.86%) CCNP
12 5 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.79%) SLA
2 24 (4.11%) QA
3 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 42 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (2.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (2.40%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.71%) XenApp
7 6 (1.03%) Docker
7 6 (1.03%) Terminal Server
8 5 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.86%) vSphere
9 4 (0.68%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.68%) NFS
10 3 (0.51%) Firmware
11 2 (0.34%) HDFS
12 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (4.62%) SCVMM
2 14 (2.40%) SCCM
3 12 (2.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.86%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.68%) EdgeSight
5 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.68%) SCOM
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.34%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 228 (39.04%) Microsoft
2 104 (17.81%) Oracle
3 47 (8.05%) VMware
4 44 (7.53%) Citrix
5 38 (6.51%) Cisco
6 34 (5.82%) IBM
6 34 (5.82%) NetApp
7 32 (5.48%) Juniper
8 30 (5.14%) HP
9 28 (4.79%) CheckPoint
10 27 (4.62%) BMC
10 27 (4.62%) EMC
11 19 (3.25%) Cognos
12 13 (2.23%) SAP
13 11 (1.88%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.37%) Veeam
15 7 (1.20%) NEC
15 7 (1.20%) Tableau
16 6 (1.03%) RedPrairie
17 5 (0.86%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible working, pension, healthcar
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + extensive benefits - listed in ad
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Company bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus extensive benefits (listed in job advert)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Spencer Ogden
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Pension, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago