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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 295 303 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.55% 15.22% 12.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.95% 56.11% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 271 265 227
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
484 540 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.87% 27.12% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 426 486 531
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 363 (61.11%) .NET
2 343 (57.74%) C#
3 254 (42.76%) Microsoft
4 243 (40.91%) SQL
5 236 (39.73%) ASP.NET
6 223 (37.54%) HTML
7 201 (33.84%) Agile Software Development
8 196 (33.00%) JavaScript
9 194 (32.66%) MVC
10 167 (28.11%) CSS
11 139 (23.40%) WCF
12 133 (22.39%) Windows
13 131 (22.05%) MS Excel
14 128 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 116 (19.53%) TDD
16 113 (19.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 108 (18.18%) .NET Framework
18 103 (17.34%) jQuery
19 102 (17.17%) XML
20 90 (15.15%) T-SQL
20 90 (15.15%) Visual Studio
21 88 (14.81%) Finance
22 87 (14.65%) SQL Server 2008
23 84 (14.14%) ASP.NET Web API
24 82 (13.80%) Degree
24 82 (13.80%) Oracle
25 80 (13.47%) VB.NET
26 77 (12.96%) Computer Science
27 74 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
28 72 (12.12%) Web Application Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (9.60%) Node.js
2 53 (8.92%) IIS
3 47 (7.91%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 20 (3.37%) WebSphere
6 17 (2.86%) Umbraco
7 16 (2.69%) CMS
7 16 (2.69%) JBoss
7 16 (2.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (1.85%) SAS
11 10 (1.68%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.01%) Apache
14 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.84%) NServiceBus
15 4 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 131 (22.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.87%) MS Office
3 8 (1.35%) SPSS
4 2 (0.34%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.17%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.17%) Line 500
4 1 (0.17%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.54%) Office 365
3 9 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.01%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.51%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.34%) Trello
7 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.17%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.89%) TCP/IP
2 21 (3.54%) DNS
2 21 (3.54%) HTTP
3 19 (3.20%) SAN
4 16 (2.69%) SSL
5 15 (2.53%) Firewall
6 13 (2.19%) DHCP
7 12 (2.02%) Internet
8 10 (1.68%) VoIP
9 8 (1.35%) WAN
9 8 (1.35%) LAN
10 5 (0.84%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.84%) CTI
11 3 (0.51%) VPN
11 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.51%) Network Security
12 2 (0.34%) 4G
12 2 (0.34%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.34%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (19.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 87 (14.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (11.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (10.44%) NoSQL
5 52 (8.75%) MySQL
6 40 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 40 (6.73%) Relational Database
7 36 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (5.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (5.22%) Crystal Reports
10 29 (4.88%) RDBMS
11 27 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (3.87%) DB2
13 19 (3.20%) SQL Server 2000
14 16 (2.69%) MS Access
15 15 (2.53%) Oracle Database
16 14 (2.36%) OLAP
16 14 (2.36%) MongoDB
17 13 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
18 9 (1.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 90 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 63 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 43 (7.24%) Subversion
4 38 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (2.36%) Gradle
5 14 (2.36%) Maven
6 13 (2.19%) Ant
7 7 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.84%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.34%) NUnit
10 2 (0.34%) Synon
10 2 (0.34%) RequisitePro
10 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.34%) Toad
10 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.34%) Hudson
11 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
General
1 88 (14.81%) Finance
2 43 (7.24%) Retail
3 24 (4.04%) Banking
4 22 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.54%) Automotive
6 15 (2.53%) Retail Banking
7 14 (2.36%) Law
8 13 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.68%) Back Office
10 8 (1.35%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.18%) Advertising
12 5 (0.84%) Marketing
13 3 (0.51%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.51%) Legal
14 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.17%) Front Office
15 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 366 (61.62%) Developer
2 162 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 93 (15.66%) C# Developer
4 73 (12.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 71 (11.95%) Software Developer
6 58 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 51 (8.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 48 (8.08%) Senior Developer
9 46 (7.74%) Analyst
10 38 (6.40%) Consultant
11 29 (4.88%) Java Developer
12 28 (4.71%) Junior
12 28 (4.71%) Junior Developer
13 26 (4.38%) .NET Software Developer
14 24 (4.04%) Microsoft Developer
15 23 (3.87%) Web Developer
16 22 (3.70%) DBA
17 21 (3.54%) Architect
17 21 (3.54%) Applications Support
18 19 (3.20%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (61.11%) .NET
2 236 (39.73%) ASP.NET
3 223 (37.54%) HTML
4 167 (28.11%) CSS
5 139 (23.40%) WCF
6 128 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 108 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 103 (17.34%) jQuery
9 102 (17.17%) XML
10 84 (14.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 56 (9.43%) Web Services
12 52 (8.75%) RESTful
13 51 (8.59%) WPF
14 50 (8.42%) HTML5
15 46 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 44 (7.41%) AngularJS
17 33 (5.56%) WinForms
18 30 (5.05%) KnockoutJS
18 30 (5.05%) LINQ
19 29 (4.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 77 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 32 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.38%) Social Media
3 26 (4.38%) BBC
4 21 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.68%) Clustering
6 10 (1.68%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.35%) FMCG
8 8 (1.35%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.18%) Replication
9 7 (1.18%) W3C
10 5 (0.84%) iPhone
11 4 (0.67%) User Experience
12 3 (0.51%) iSeries
12 3 (0.51%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.51%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.51%) CCTV
13 2 (0.34%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 133 (22.39%) Windows
2 48 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (5.56%) UNIX
4 28 (4.71%) Linux
5 21 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.68%) Android
9 7 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.84%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.51%) AIX
12 2 (0.34%) Solaris
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (33.84%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (32.66%) MVC
3 116 (19.53%) TDD
4 74 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (12.12%) OO
5 72 (12.12%) Web Application Development
6 71 (11.95%) Scrum
7 59 (9.93%) BDD
8 46 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (7.58%) E-Commerce
9 45 (7.58%) SDLC
10 43 (7.24%) Software Engineering
11 38 (6.40%) Web Development
11 38 (6.40%) SOA
12 28 (4.71%) CRM
12 28 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (4.21%) Time Management
14 23 (3.87%) Software Delivery
14 23 (3.87%) OOD
14 23 (3.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 343 (57.74%) C#
2 243 (40.91%) SQL
3 196 (33.00%) JavaScript
4 90 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 80 (13.47%) VB.NET
6 66 (11.11%) Java
7 51 (8.59%) Ruby
8 38 (6.40%) VB
9 34 (5.72%) PHP
10 30 (5.05%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.37%) VB6
12 11 (1.85%) C++
12 11 (1.85%) X++
13 10 (1.68%) VBA
13 10 (1.68%) Python
14 9 (1.52%) R
15 7 (1.18%) PHP5
15 7 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.84%) Perl
16 5 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (13.80%) Degree
2 35 (5.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (5.22%) Security Cleared
4 27 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.02%) MCTS
5 12 (2.02%) MCP
6 11 (1.85%) MCAD
6 11 (1.85%) MCSD
7 10 (1.68%) MCSE
8 8 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.35%) CCNA
9 6 (1.01%) ISEB
9 6 (1.01%) MCSA
9 6 (1.01%) CCNP
10 5 (0.84%) MCITP
11 4 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.51%) CISM
12 3 (0.51%) CISSP
13 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.52%) SLA
2 5 (0.84%) QA
3 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 49 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.04%) Hyper-V
3 19 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.85%) vSphere
5 8 (1.35%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.51%) Xen
7 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.34%) Docker
8 2 (0.34%) XenServer
9 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (0.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.51%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
3 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.34%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (0.34%) Netcool
3 2 (0.34%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 254 (42.76%) Microsoft
2 82 (13.80%) Oracle
3 34 (5.72%) VMware
3 34 (5.72%) Google
4 26 (4.38%) Sony
4 26 (4.38%) Yahoo!
4 26 (4.38%) Apple
4 26 (4.38%) Facebook
5 22 (3.70%) Citrix
6 18 (3.03%) IBM
7 16 (2.69%) Veeam
8 15 (2.53%) HP
9 12 (2.02%) Cisco
10 10 (1.68%) Adobe
10 10 (1.68%) Teradata
10 10 (1.68%) Cloudera
10 10 (1.68%) Tableau
11 9 (1.52%) GUPTA
11 9 (1.52%) Cognos
12 8 (1.35%) Wonderware
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Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Build & Deployment Engineer / DevOps
Posted: Yesterday
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Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £34,600 to £40,000 per annum Car Allowance - £5,400, Fuel Card, M
Posted: 2 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 15% shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
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Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum SALARY:£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
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BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago