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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 294 286 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.94% 14.94% 16.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.65% 58.73% 55.58%
Number of salaries quoted 252 261 253
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
510 487 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.66% 25.44% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 435 443 436
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 28 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 385 (64.81%) .NET
2 363 (61.11%) C#
3 266 (44.78%) ASP.NET
4 265 (44.61%) Microsoft
5 251 (42.26%) SQL
6 248 (41.75%) HTML
7 242 (40.74%) JavaScript
8 200 (33.67%) MVC
9 194 (32.66%) CSS
9 194 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
10 164 (27.61%) Windows
11 125 (21.04%) jQuery
12 124 (20.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 122 (20.54%) WCF
14 121 (20.37%) .NET Framework
15 120 (20.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 113 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 111 (18.69%) MS Excel
18 110 (18.52%) TDD
19 91 (15.32%) XML
20 87 (14.65%) Visual Studio
21 86 (14.48%) VB.NET
22 85 (14.31%) T-SQL
23 78 (13.13%) OO
24 73 (12.29%) Web Application Development
25 71 (11.95%) Active Directory
26 69 (11.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 69 (11.62%) ASP.NET Web API
27 65 (10.94%) Degree
28 62 (10.44%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 61 (10.27%) SharePoint
2 47 (7.91%) IIS
3 41 (6.90%) Node.js
4 40 (6.73%) MS Exchange
5 28 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (3.37%) Umbraco
7 20 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (2.86%) WebSphere
9 16 (2.69%) JBoss
10 14 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (2.36%) CMS
11 12 (2.02%) NServiceBus
11 12 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (1.85%) Tomcat
13 10 (1.68%) SAS
14 7 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.84%) Apache
16 4 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 111 (18.69%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.56%) MS Office
3 8 (1.35%) SPSS
4 6 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.01%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (5.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.87%) Office 365
3 6 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.01%) Trello
4 4 (0.67%) SaaS
5 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 32 (5.39%) Firewall
3 24 (4.04%) SAN
4 20 (3.37%) WAN
5 19 (3.20%) LAN
6 16 (2.69%) HTTP
7 15 (2.53%) DNS
8 14 (2.36%) SSL
9 11 (1.85%) Internet
10 9 (1.52%) DHCP
11 6 (1.01%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.84%) VPN
12 5 (0.84%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.84%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.67%) NAS
13 4 (0.67%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.51%) 4G
14 3 (0.51%) Extranet
14 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (20.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 120 (20.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (11.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (9.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (8.25%) Relational Database
6 46 (7.74%) NoSQL
7 38 (6.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 37 (6.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 34 (5.72%) MySQL
10 28 (4.71%) RDBMS
10 28 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (3.37%) DB2
12 16 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (2.53%) RavenDB
14 14 (2.36%) MongoDB
15 12 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (1.68%) QlikView
17 9 (1.52%) MS Access
18 8 (1.35%) Pentaho
18 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 87 (14.65%) Visual Studio
2 50 (8.42%) Git (software)
3 40 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (6.23%) Subversion
5 14 (2.36%) Maven
5 14 (2.36%) Gradle
6 13 (2.19%) Ant
7 6 (1.01%) NUnit
7 6 (1.01%) ReSharper
8 5 (0.84%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.84%) RequisitePro
8 5 (0.84%) Toad
8 5 (0.84%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.51%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.34%) JIRA
11 2 (0.34%) MSTest
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
General
1 61 (10.27%) Finance
2 35 (5.89%) Retail
3 20 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.20%) Law
5 17 (2.86%) Banking
6 15 (2.53%) Automotive
7 13 (2.19%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.35%) Advertising
9 7 (1.18%) Marketing
10 6 (1.01%) Legal
10 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.84%) Back Office
12 4 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 368 (61.95%) Developer
2 171 (28.79%) .NET Developer
3 104 (17.51%) C# Developer
4 83 (13.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 80 (13.47%) Software Developer
6 55 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 53 (8.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 48 (8.08%) Senior Developer
9 45 (7.58%) Analyst
10 36 (6.06%) Consultant
11 30 (5.05%) Junior
11 30 (5.05%) .NET Software Developer
12 29 (4.88%) Junior Developer
13 26 (4.38%) Architect
13 26 (4.38%) Web Developer
14 24 (4.04%) Junior .NET Developer
15 20 (3.37%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (3.37%) Java Developer
15 20 (3.37%) Applications Developer
16 19 (3.20%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (64.81%) .NET
2 266 (44.78%) ASP.NET
3 248 (41.75%) HTML
4 194 (32.66%) CSS
5 125 (21.04%) jQuery
6 122 (20.54%) WCF
7 121 (20.37%) .NET Framework
8 113 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 91 (15.32%) XML
10 69 (11.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 62 (10.44%) HTML5
12 47 (7.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 44 (7.41%) Web Services
13 44 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
14 43 (7.24%) Entity Framework
15 42 (7.07%) RESTful
15 42 (7.07%) LINQ
16 39 (6.57%) WPF
17 32 (5.39%) AngularJS
18 29 (4.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 32 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.04%) Social Media
3 24 (4.04%) BBC
4 18 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.53%) Visualisation
6 14 (2.36%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.19%) Clustering
7 13 (2.19%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.52%) User Experience
10 6 (1.01%) Replication
11 4 (0.67%) FMCG
12 3 (0.51%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.51%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.51%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.51%) iSeries
12 3 (0.51%) Statistics
13 2 (0.34%) Blog
13 2 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 164 (27.61%) Windows
2 51 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (4.71%) Linux
4 21 (3.54%) UNIX
5 19 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.52%) CentOS
9 8 (1.35%) Android
10 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.34%) Solaris
14 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (33.67%) MVC
2 194 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (18.52%) TDD
4 78 (13.13%) OO
5 73 (12.29%) Web Application Development
6 60 (10.10%) Scrum
7 56 (9.43%) BDD
8 54 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (8.42%) E-Commerce
10 48 (8.08%) CRM
11 44 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (7.07%) Software Engineering
13 40 (6.73%) SOA
14 39 (6.57%) SDLC
15 32 (5.39%) Web Development
16 29 (4.88%) Release Management
17 28 (4.71%) Project Management
17 28 (4.71%) Mentoring
18 25 (4.21%) Mobile Development
19 23 (3.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 363 (61.11%) C#
2 251 (42.26%) SQL
3 242 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 86 (14.48%) VB.NET
5 85 (14.31%) T-SQL
6 57 (9.60%) Java
7 41 (6.90%) Ruby
8 38 (6.40%) PHP
9 35 (5.89%) VB
10 27 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.36%) VB6
12 12 (2.02%) Python
12 12 (2.02%) C
13 9 (1.52%) R
13 9 (1.52%) C++
14 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.01%) X++
16 5 (0.84%) VBA
16 5 (0.84%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (10.94%) Degree
2 47 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.04%) MCTS
4 21 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.20%) MCP
5 19 (3.20%) MCAD
5 19 (3.20%) MCSD
6 9 (1.52%) MCSE
7 7 (1.18%) MCITP
8 5 (0.84%) MCSA
9 4 (0.67%) CCNA
9 4 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.51%) ISEB
10 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) CCNP
11 2 (0.34%) HND
12 1 (0.17%) CCAA
12 1 (0.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.36%) SLA
2 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.51%) QA
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (11.95%) Active Directory
2 44 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.37%) vSphere
5 8 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.51%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.51%) XenApp
8 3 (0.51%) XenServer
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.34%) Docker
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.51%) SCDPM
2 3 (0.51%) Foglight
2 3 (0.51%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.34%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.34%) Nagios
3 2 (0.34%) Control-M
3 2 (0.34%) Unicenter
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
3 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.34%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.17%) WSUS
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 265 (44.61%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.44%) Oracle
3 57 (9.60%) VMware
4 32 (5.39%) Google
5 26 (4.38%) Citrix
6 24 (4.04%) Facebook
6 24 (4.04%) Apple
6 24 (4.04%) Sony
6 24 (4.04%) Yahoo!
7 18 (3.03%) Cisco
7 18 (3.03%) Adobe
8 17 (2.86%) IBM
9 14 (2.36%) Tableau
10 10 (1.68%) DevExpress
10 10 (1.68%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.68%) Cloudera
11 9 (1.52%) Teradata
11 9 (1.52%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.52%) Cognos
12 8 (1.35%) Altova
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + car allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent package + Training!
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + profit share, training
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 6 days ago