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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 295 249 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.66% 11.80% 18.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.39% 42.42% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 245 231 277
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £26,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
574 587 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.57% 27.81% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 488 537 406
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 319 (56.26%) .NET
2 312 (55.03%) C#
3 290 (51.15%) SQL
4 238 (41.98%) Microsoft
5 203 (35.80%) ASP.NET
6 135 (23.81%) Windows
6 135 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 134 (23.63%) MS Excel
8 131 (23.10%) HTML
9 125 (22.05%) JavaScript
10 118 (20.81%) SharePoint
10 118 (20.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 106 (18.69%) CSS
12 105 (18.52%) MVC
13 102 (17.99%) Degree
14 96 (16.93%) VB.NET
15 94 (16.58%) Oracle
16 90 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 88 (15.52%) Web Services
18 87 (15.34%) T-SQL
19 86 (15.17%) jQuery
20 83 (14.64%) OO
20 83 (14.64%) Finance
21 81 (14.29%) WCF
22 79 (13.93%) .NET Framework
23 70 (12.35%) SQL Server 2005
24 62 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
25 58 (10.23%) Visual Studio
25 58 (10.23%) TDD
26 57 (10.05%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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
1 118 (20.81%) SharePoint
2 35 (6.17%) MS Exchange
3 26 (4.59%) Tomcat
4 25 (4.41%) IIS
5 18 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (2.65%) Node.js
7 13 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (1.94%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.59%) Apache
9 9 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.06%) SAS
11 4 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.71%) FileNet
11 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.53%) Confluence
13 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.35%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 134 (23.63%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.47%) MS Office
3 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) Stata
Business Applications
1 47 (8.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (3.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 21 (3.70%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.53%) Pivotal CRM
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.18%) INSURE/90
8 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.06%) Office 365
3 4 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.06%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.82%) Internet
3 15 (2.65%) SAN
4 13 (2.29%) VPN
5 12 (2.12%) WAAS
5 12 (2.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (1.94%) Firewall
7 10 (1.76%) LAN
8 7 (1.23%) DHCP
9 6 (1.06%) WAN
9 6 (1.06%) HTTP
9 6 (1.06%) Extranet
10 4 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.71%) Wireless
10 4 (0.71%) IPsec
10 4 (0.71%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.71%) FTP
10 4 (0.71%) DNS
11 2 (0.35%) LDAP
11 2 (0.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 118 (20.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 90 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (12.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (5.64%) Oracle Database
9 20 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (3.17%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.65%) NoSQL
12 14 (2.47%) Data Mart
13 13 (2.29%) JasperReports
13 13 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (2.29%) MS Access
14 12 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (10.23%) Visual Studio
2 37 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (5.11%) Subversion
4 16 (2.82%) Maven
4 16 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.47%) Eclipse
5 14 (2.47%) Toad
6 13 (2.29%) Selenium
6 13 (2.29%) FitNesse
7 12 (2.12%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.23%) Hudson
8 7 (1.23%) ReSharper
9 6 (1.06%) NUnit
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.53%) PVCS
12 3 (0.53%) JIRA
13 2 (0.35%) ERwin
13 2 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
14 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 83 (14.64%) Finance
2 35 (6.17%) Legal
3 27 (4.76%) Law
3 27 (4.76%) Advertising
4 15 (2.65%) Games
5 13 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.59%) Banking
7 8 (1.41%) Automotive
8 7 (1.23%) Marketing
9 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.88%) Retail
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 382 (67.37%) Developer
2 149 (26.28%) .NET Developer
3 107 (18.87%) C# Developer
4 70 (12.35%) Software Developer
5 64 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 57 (10.05%) Senior Developer
7 55 (9.70%) Analyst
8 52 (9.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 44 (7.76%) Consultant
10 33 (5.82%) SQL Developer
10 33 (5.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
12 25 (4.41%) DBA
13 23 (4.06%) Junior
14 22 (3.88%) CRM Developer
15 21 (3.70%) Web Developer
15 21 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 21 (3.70%) Junior Developer
16 20 (3.53%) Administrator
17 19 (3.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (56.26%) .NET
2 203 (35.80%) ASP.NET
3 131 (23.10%) HTML
4 106 (18.69%) CSS
5 88 (15.52%) Web Services
6 86 (15.17%) jQuery
7 81 (14.29%) WCF
8 79 (13.93%) .NET Framework
9 55 (9.70%) HTML5
10 54 (9.52%) Ajax
11 50 (8.82%) XML
12 49 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (8.29%) WPF
14 45 (7.94%) WinForms
15 41 (7.23%) CSS3
16 38 (6.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 36 (6.35%) LINQ
18 29 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 27 (4.76%) SOAP
20 25 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 22 (3.88%) Clustering
3 21 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.00%) Replication
5 14 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.76%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.23%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.23%) Celerra
9 6 (1.06%) Remote Sensing
9 6 (1.06%) Data Extraction
9 6 (1.06%) Telematics
9 6 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.88%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.53%) iPhone
11 3 (0.53%) Physics
12 2 (0.35%) PDA
12 2 (0.35%) Statistics
12 2 (0.35%) Streaming Music
12 2 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 135 (23.81%) Windows
2 27 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (3.35%) Windows 8
3 19 (3.35%) UNIX
4 17 (3.00%) Linux
4 17 (3.00%) Android
5 14 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.41%) Solaris
8 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.88%) AIX
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.52%) MVC
2 83 (14.64%) OO
3 62 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
4 58 (10.23%) TDD
5 57 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (9.70%) CRM
7 47 (8.29%) Web Development
8 42 (7.41%) Unit Testing
9 35 (6.17%) ETL
10 34 (6.00%) Data Modelling
11 33 (5.82%) Scrum
11 33 (5.82%) BDD
12 29 (5.11%) Software Engineering
13 28 (4.94%) OOP
14 27 (4.76%) Workflow
15 25 (4.41%) Migration
16 23 (4.06%) Multithreading
16 23 (4.06%) Web Application Development
17 22 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (3.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 312 (55.03%) C#
2 290 (51.15%) SQL
3 125 (22.05%) JavaScript
4 96 (16.93%) VB.NET
5 87 (15.34%) T-SQL
6 43 (7.58%) Java
7 42 (7.41%) VB
8 30 (5.29%) PL/SQL
9 21 (3.70%) C++
10 14 (2.47%) C
11 13 (2.29%) PHP
11 13 (2.29%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.12%) VB6
12 12 (2.12%) Ruby
13 6 (1.06%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.06%) VBA
14 5 (0.88%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.35%) Clojure
15 2 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 102 (17.99%) Degree
2 50 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.35%) MCSE
3 19 (3.35%) MCITP
4 18 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (2.82%) CCA
6 14 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (2.47%) MCTS
7 12 (2.12%) NCDA
7 12 (2.12%) NCIE
7 12 (2.12%) VTSP
8 9 (1.59%) MCSD
9 8 (1.41%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.23%) CCIA
10 7 (1.23%) CCEE
10 7 (1.23%) VCAP
10 7 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.23%) CCEA
11 5 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.29%) QA
2 12 (2.12%) SLA
3 11 (1.94%) Basel II
3 11 (1.94%) Solvency II
4 8 (1.41%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.17%) XenDesktop
5 12 (2.12%) vCloud
6 10 (1.76%) vSphere
7 8 (1.41%) XenApp
8 6 (1.06%) XenServer
8 6 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.71%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.35%) UAG
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.71%) WSUS
1 4 (0.71%) SCOM
2 2 (0.35%) SCCM
2 2 (0.35%) MOM
2 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 238 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 94 (16.58%) Oracle
3 40 (7.05%) VMware
4 31 (5.47%) Citrix
5 25 (4.41%) IBM
6 24 (4.23%) JBoss
7 22 (3.88%) Cognos
7 22 (3.88%) Cisco
8 19 (3.35%) Business Objects
9 18 (3.17%) EMC
10 17 (3.00%) Facebook
11 14 (2.47%) NetApp
12 8 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.41%) Twitter
12 8 (1.41%) DevExpress
13 7 (1.23%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.23%) Informatica
14 6 (1.06%) Juniper
14 6 (1.06%) Apple
14 6 (1.06%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, flexible working hours
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Private Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, share options
Posted: 5 days ago