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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 300 232 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.64% 15.88% 18.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.60% 55.90% 60.83%
Number of salaries quoted 277 204 259
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
530 415 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.40% 28.41% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 478 369 421
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,543 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 333 (55.41%) .NET
2 320 (53.24%) C#
3 311 (51.75%) SQL
4 265 (44.09%) Microsoft
5 232 (38.60%) Windows
6 229 (38.10%) ASP.NET
7 225 (37.44%) HTML
8 216 (35.94%) JavaScript
9 184 (30.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 179 (29.78%) CSS
11 175 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
12 165 (27.45%) MVC
13 126 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 117 (19.47%) MS Excel
15 116 (19.30%) jQuery
16 108 (17.97%) .NET Framework
17 98 (16.31%) T-SQL
18 95 (15.81%) Active Directory
19 87 (14.48%) TDD
20 86 (14.31%) SharePoint
20 86 (14.31%) VMware
20 86 (14.31%) SQL Server 2012
21 85 (14.14%) WCF
22 78 (12.98%) VB.NET
23 76 (12.65%) Microsoft Certification
23 76 (12.65%) Degree
24 74 (12.31%) OO
25 72 (11.98%) Visual Studio
26 69 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
27 67 (11.15%) CRM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 86 (14.31%) SharePoint
2 57 (9.48%) MS Exchange
3 52 (8.65%) BizTalk Server
4 49 (8.15%) IIS
5 42 (6.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 42 (6.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 30 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (3.49%) Node.js
8 17 (2.83%) Tomcat
9 16 (2.66%) Umbraco
10 14 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (2.16%) JBoss
12 12 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.33%) WebSphere
14 7 (1.16%) NServiceBus
14 7 (1.16%) WebLogic
15 6 (1.00%) CMS
15 6 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 117 (19.47%) MS Excel
2 58 (9.65%) MS Office
3 6 (1.00%) MS Project
3 6 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) SPSS
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 58 (9.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.17%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 42 (6.99%) Office 365
2 6 (1.00%) SaaS
3 4 (0.67%) Trello
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.99%) Firewall
2 46 (7.65%) TCP/IP
3 37 (6.16%) SAN
4 29 (4.83%) DNS
5 25 (4.16%) WAN
6 24 (3.99%) LAN
7 16 (2.66%) DHCP
8 11 (1.83%) VPN
9 10 (1.66%) NAS
9 10 (1.66%) WAAS
9 10 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (1.33%) HTTP
11 6 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.83%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.83%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.83%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.83%) SSL
13 4 (0.67%) Internet
13 4 (0.67%) Extranet
14 3 (0.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (30.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 126 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 86 (14.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 63 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (8.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (7.99%) Relational Database
7 41 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (3.83%) NoSQL
10 21 (3.49%) RDBMS
11 20 (3.33%) Oracle Database
12 13 (2.16%) DB2
12 13 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.83%) MySQL
14 10 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (1.66%) RavenDB
15 8 (1.33%) MS Access
16 7 (1.16%) Informix
17 6 (1.00%) OLAP
17 6 (1.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 72 (11.98%) Visual Studio
2 51 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (4.99%) ReSharper
4 22 (3.66%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.83%) Toad
6 8 (1.33%) Subversion
7 7 (1.16%) NUnit
8 5 (0.83%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.50%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.33%) ProC
11 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.33%) JIRA
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.33%) MSTest
12 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.17%) JUnit
12 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 61 (10.15%) Finance
2 34 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.33%) Retail
4 14 (2.33%) Front Office
5 11 (1.83%) Law
6 10 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.66%) Advertising
7 9 (1.50%) Legal
8 6 (1.00%) Back Office
8 6 (1.00%) Banking
9 4 (0.67%) Automotive
10 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 324 (53.91%) Developer
2 122 (20.30%) .NET Developer
3 80 (13.31%) C# Developer
4 71 (11.81%) Analyst
5 61 (10.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (9.15%) Software Developer
7 48 (7.99%) Consultant
8 45 (7.49%) Web Developer
9 40 (6.66%) SharePoint Developer
10 32 (5.32%) Architect
11 30 (4.99%) Senior Developer
11 30 (4.99%) C# Web Developer
11 30 (4.99%) .NET Web Developer
12 29 (4.83%) Junior
13 28 (4.66%) Junior Developer
14 27 (4.49%) Support Analyst
14 27 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
15 26 (4.33%) Technical Consultant
16 25 (4.16%) Applications Support
17 24 (3.99%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (55.41%) .NET
2 229 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 225 (37.44%) HTML
4 179 (29.78%) CSS
5 116 (19.30%) jQuery
6 108 (17.97%) .NET Framework
7 85 (14.14%) WCF
8 69 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 66 (10.98%) Ajax
10 58 (9.65%) HTML5
11 57 (9.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 56 (9.32%) LINQ
12 56 (9.32%) XML
13 51 (8.49%) Web Services
14 50 (8.32%) KnockoutJS
15 39 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
15 39 (6.49%) JSON
16 32 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (3.66%) RESTful
17 22 (3.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.66%) Computer Science
2 23 (3.83%) Clustering
3 22 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.33%) Social Media
4 14 (2.33%) BBC
5 12 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.00%) Visualisation
6 11 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.83%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.16%) User Experience
8 7 (1.16%) Replication
9 5 (0.83%) CLARiiON
9 5 (0.83%) FlexPod
9 5 (0.83%) Celerra
10 4 (0.67%) Open Source
10 4 (0.67%) Statistics
11 2 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.33%) Blog
11 2 (0.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 232 (38.60%) Windows
2 62 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (4.33%) UNIX
5 24 (3.99%) Linux
6 23 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (3.49%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.50%) CentOS
9 6 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.83%) Android
10 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.33%) Solaris
13 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (27.45%) MVC
3 87 (14.48%) TDD
4 74 (12.31%) OO
5 67 (11.15%) CRM
6 59 (9.82%) BDD
7 54 (8.99%) Scrum
8 46 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (7.32%) ITIL
10 41 (6.82%) Web Application Development
11 39 (6.49%) Software Engineering
12 30 (4.99%) Responsive Web Design
13 29 (4.83%) Unit Testing
13 29 (4.83%) OOA/OOD
14 28 (4.66%) ETL
15 27 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (4.33%) Mentoring
17 25 (4.16%) Workflow
18 24 (3.99%) E-Commerce
19 20 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 320 (53.24%) C#
2 311 (51.75%) SQL
3 216 (35.94%) JavaScript
4 98 (16.31%) T-SQL
5 78 (12.98%) VB.NET
6 35 (5.82%) Java
7 30 (4.99%) PL/SQL
8 24 (3.99%) VB
9 23 (3.83%) PHP
10 20 (3.33%) Python
11 19 (3.16%) Ruby
12 15 (2.50%) VBScript
13 12 (2.00%) C
14 9 (1.50%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.33%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.83%) VB6
17 4 (0.67%) Perl
17 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.50%) R
19 2 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (12.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 76 (12.65%) Degree
2 50 (8.32%) MCTS
3 29 (4.83%) MCAD
3 29 (4.83%) MCSD
4 27 (4.49%) MCP
5 21 (3.49%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.33%) MCSE
7 14 (2.33%) CCA
7 14 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (2.33%) MCITP
8 13 (2.16%) VCP4
8 13 (2.16%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.66%) VTSP
10 10 (1.66%) NCDA
10 10 (1.66%) NCIE
11 8 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.00%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.83%) SLA
2 7 (1.16%) QA
3 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (15.81%) Active Directory
2 67 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (9.32%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.83%) vSphere
5 14 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.66%) vCloud
7 9 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.00%) XenApp
9 5 (0.83%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.33%) Docker
11 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.33%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.00%) Nagios
2 5 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.50%) Foglight
3 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.50%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.33%) Ansible
4 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.33%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.33%) WSUS
4 2 (0.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.33%) Control-M
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.33%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
4 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 265 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 86 (14.31%) VMware
3 50 (8.32%) Oracle
4 36 (5.99%) Cisco
5 29 (4.83%) Citrix
6 19 (3.16%) Sybase
7 16 (2.66%) NetApp
8 15 (2.50%) Google
8 15 (2.50%) Facebook
9 14 (2.33%) Yahoo!
9 14 (2.33%) Sony
9 14 (2.33%) Apple
9 14 (2.33%) IBM
10 13 (2.16%) Adobe
11 12 (2.00%) HP
11 12 (2.00%) DevExpress
12 10 (1.66%) Tableau
12 10 (1.66%) EMC
13 9 (1.50%) Business Objects
13 9 (1.50%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + training, Benefits, bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Travel Opps, great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adroit People Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension Scheme, Employee Discount
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 11 days ago