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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 298 247 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.81% 11.56% 18.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.92% 43.41% 66.18%
Number of salaries quoted 248 226 278
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 £25,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
597 569 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.66% 26.63% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 506 524 401
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 22 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 322 (54.58%) .NET
2 319 (54.07%) C#
3 307 (52.03%) SQL
4 248 (42.03%) Microsoft
5 195 (33.05%) ASP.NET
6 178 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
7 160 (27.12%) Windows
8 140 (23.73%) HTML
9 138 (23.39%) MS Excel
10 133 (22.54%) JavaScript
10 133 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 128 (21.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 117 (19.83%) Degree
12 117 (19.83%) SharePoint
13 112 (18.98%) CSS
14 105 (17.80%) MVC
15 96 (16.27%) Web Services
16 95 (16.10%) VB.NET
17 91 (15.42%) Oracle
18 89 (15.08%) T-SQL
18 89 (15.08%) Finance
19 87 (14.75%) jQuery
20 85 (14.41%) WCF
20 85 (14.41%) OO
21 79 (13.39%) .NET Framework
22 72 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 64 (10.85%) TDD
24 63 (10.68%) CRM
25 59 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
26 57 (9.66%) Ajax

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 117 (19.83%) SharePoint
2 36 (6.10%) MS Exchange
3 26 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.73%) IIS
5 20 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (2.54%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.54%) Node.js
9 12 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.02%) SAS
11 6 (1.02%) Apache
12 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.51%) FileNet
13 3 (0.51%) Confluence
14 2 (0.34%) LiveCycle
15 1 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 138 (23.39%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.61%) MS Office
3 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
5 1 (0.17%) Stata
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 54 (9.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (2.20%) Cognos TM1
4 11 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.51%) Pivotal CRM
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.17%) INSURE/90
8 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.53%) Office 365
3 4 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.42%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 20 (3.39%) WAAS
3 17 (2.88%) Internet
4 13 (2.20%) SAN
5 12 (2.03%) VPN
6 11 (1.86%) Firewall
7 10 (1.69%) LAN
8 7 (1.19%) DHCP
8 7 (1.19%) DNS
9 6 (1.02%) WAN
9 6 (1.02%) Extranet
10 4 (0.68%) HTTP
10 4 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.68%) Wireless
11 3 (0.51%) IPsec
11 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.51%) FTP
12 2 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 128 (21.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (5.76%) Oracle Database
7 29 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (3.56%) Relational Database
10 16 (2.71%) NoSQL
10 16 (2.71%) Data Mart
11 13 (2.20%) JasperReports
12 12 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.86%) MS Access
14 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 54 (9.15%) Visual Studio
2 42 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (3.90%) Subversion
4 17 (2.88%) Toad
5 16 (2.71%) Maven
6 15 (2.54%) Eclipse
6 15 (2.54%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.20%) ReSharper
7 13 (2.20%) Selenium
7 13 (2.20%) FitNesse
7 13 (2.20%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.85%) NUnit
8 5 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.68%) Hudson
10 3 (0.51%) JIRA
10 3 (0.51%) PVCS
10 3 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.34%) ERwin
11 2 (0.34%) MorphX
11 2 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 89 (15.08%) Finance
2 35 (5.93%) Legal
3 27 (4.58%) Advertising
4 25 (4.24%) Law
5 18 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.37%) Games
6 14 (2.37%) Retail
7 9 (1.53%) Banking
8 7 (1.19%) Marketing
8 7 (1.19%) Front Office
9 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.85%) Automotive
11 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 385 (65.25%) Developer
2 142 (24.07%) .NET Developer
3 98 (16.61%) C# Developer
4 70 (11.86%) Software Developer
5 65 (11.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 57 (9.66%) Analyst
7 53 (8.98%) Senior Developer
8 52 (8.81%) Consultant
9 47 (7.97%) ASP.NET Developer
10 37 (6.27%) SQL Developer
11 31 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 27 (4.58%) Junior
12 27 (4.58%) CRM Developer
13 26 (4.41%) Junior Developer
14 25 (4.24%) Web Developer
15 22 (3.73%) .NET Software Developer
15 22 (3.73%) .NET Web Developer
15 22 (3.73%) DBA
15 22 (3.73%) Architect
16 19 (3.22%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (54.58%) .NET
2 195 (33.05%) ASP.NET
3 140 (23.73%) HTML
4 112 (18.98%) CSS
5 96 (16.27%) Web Services
6 87 (14.75%) jQuery
7 85 (14.41%) WCF
8 79 (13.39%) .NET Framework
9 57 (9.66%) Ajax
9 57 (9.66%) XML
10 53 (8.98%) HTML5
11 49 (8.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (7.80%) LINQ
13 43 (7.29%) WPF
14 42 (7.12%) WinForms
15 41 (6.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 36 (6.10%) CSS3
17 31 (5.25%) SOAP
18 27 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (3.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.49%) Computer Science
2 55 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.22%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.05%) Clustering
5 15 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.86%) Celerra
6 11 (1.86%) Replication
6 11 (1.86%) CLARiiON
7 10 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.53%) FlexPod
9 8 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.02%) Telematics
10 6 (1.02%) User Experience
10 6 (1.02%) Data Extraction
10 6 (1.02%) Remote Sensing
11 3 (0.51%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.51%) Physics
12 2 (0.34%) Symmetrix DMX
12 2 (0.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 160 (27.12%) Windows
2 30 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (4.07%) UNIX
4 19 (3.22%) Windows 8
5 16 (2.71%) Android
6 14 (2.37%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.20%) Linux
8 12 (2.03%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.36%) Solaris
11 6 (1.02%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.85%) AIX
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.17%) HPUX
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (17.80%) MVC
3 85 (14.41%) OO
4 64 (10.85%) TDD
5 63 (10.68%) CRM
6 51 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (7.63%) Unit Testing
8 44 (7.46%) BDD
8 44 (7.46%) Web Development
9 38 (6.44%) Scrum
10 34 (5.76%) Software Engineering
11 33 (5.59%) ETL
11 33 (5.59%) OOP
12 31 (5.25%) Data Modelling
12 31 (5.25%) Workflow
13 24 (4.07%) Migration
14 23 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (3.90%) Web Application Development
14 23 (3.90%) Mentoring
15 20 (3.39%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 319 (54.07%) C#
2 307 (52.03%) SQL
3 133 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 95 (16.10%) VB.NET
5 89 (15.08%) T-SQL
6 41 (6.95%) Java
7 37 (6.27%) PL/SQL
8 35 (5.93%) VB
9 20 (3.39%) C++
10 13 (2.20%) Ruby
11 12 (2.03%) PHP
11 12 (2.03%) VB6
12 11 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.86%) C
13 9 (1.53%) Python
14 8 (1.36%) VBScript
15 6 (1.02%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.68%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.51%) VBA
17 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 117 (19.83%) Degree
2 55 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (4.75%) Citrix Certification
4 26 (4.41%) CCA
5 23 (3.90%) MCSE
6 22 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (3.39%) VTSP
7 20 (3.39%) NCDA
7 20 (3.39%) NCIE
7 20 (3.39%) MCITP
7 20 (3.39%) MCTS
8 12 (2.03%) MCSD
9 11 (1.86%) CCEA
9 11 (1.86%) VCAP
9 11 (1.86%) CCEE
9 11 (1.86%) CCIA
10 10 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.53%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.02%) CCNA
13 5 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.54%) SLA
2 10 (1.69%) Solvency II
2 10 (1.69%) Basel II
2 10 (1.69%) QA
3 8 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 34 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.42%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.24%) XenDesktop
5 20 (3.39%) vCloud
6 13 (2.20%) vSphere
7 10 (1.69%) XenApp
8 5 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.85%) XenServer
9 4 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (0.51%) WSUS
2 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.34%) SCOM
3 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 248 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 91 (15.42%) Oracle
3 50 (8.47%) VMware
4 40 (6.78%) Citrix
5 30 (5.08%) Cisco
6 27 (4.58%) JBoss
7 25 (4.24%) EMC
8 22 (3.73%) Business Objects
8 22 (3.73%) NetApp
9 18 (3.05%) Facebook
9 18 (3.05%) IBM
10 15 (2.54%) Cognos
11 11 (1.86%) 3PAR
12 10 (1.69%) DevExpress
13 9 (1.53%) HP
14 8 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (1.19%) Informatica
16 6 (1.02%) Sybase
16 6 (1.02%) Apple
16 6 (1.02%) CheckPoint
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