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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 301 307 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.77% 15.04% 18.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.10% 55.42% 63.49%
Number of salaries quoted 273 264 285
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
589 554 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.94% 27.14% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 530 495 422
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 26 November 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (54.30%) SQL
2 307 (51.77%) .NET
3 305 (51.43%) C#
4 249 (41.99%) Microsoft
5 196 (33.05%) Windows
6 189 (31.87%) ASP.NET
7 182 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
8 166 (27.99%) HTML
9 161 (27.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 147 (24.79%) MS Excel
11 145 (24.45%) JavaScript
12 132 (22.26%) CSS
13 128 (21.59%) MVC
14 125 (21.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 121 (20.40%) Degree
16 106 (17.88%) SharePoint
17 91 (15.35%) .NET Framework
17 91 (15.35%) jQuery
18 90 (15.18%) T-SQL
19 85 (14.33%) Web Services
20 83 (14.00%) VB.NET
21 79 (13.32%) Finance
22 77 (12.98%) Oracle
22 77 (12.98%) WCF
23 73 (12.31%) TDD
23 73 (12.31%) OO
24 70 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
25 67 (11.30%) Ajax
26 66 (11.13%) VMware
27 63 (10.62%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 106 (17.88%) SharePoint
2 38 (6.41%) MS Exchange
3 33 (5.56%) IIS
3 33 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 31 (5.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 31 (5.23%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (3.88%) Tomcat
6 21 (3.54%) JBoss
6 21 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (3.20%) Node.js
7 19 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (2.87%) SharePoint Server
9 15 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (2.19%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.01%) Apache
12 5 (0.84%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.84%) SAS
13 3 (0.51%) Lync
13 3 (0.51%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 147 (24.79%) MS Excel
2 53 (8.94%) MS Office
3 5 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 54 (9.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.88%) Office 365
3 7 (1.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.90%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.71%) Firewall
2 22 (3.71%) WAAS
2 22 (3.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (3.54%) SAN
4 18 (3.04%) DNS
5 12 (2.02%) LAN
5 12 (2.02%) WAN
6 11 (1.85%) DHCP
7 10 (1.69%) VPN
8 8 (1.35%) Internet
9 7 (1.18%) NAS
10 6 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.67%) HTTP
12 3 (0.51%) SSL
13 2 (0.34%) LDAP
13 2 (0.34%) FTP
14 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.17%) VoIP
14 1 (0.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (27.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 125 (21.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 55 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (8.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (5.73%) Relational Database
8 33 (5.56%) Oracle Database
8 33 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (3.04%) NoSQL
11 15 (2.53%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.36%) Data Mart
13 11 (1.85%) DB2
13 11 (1.85%) MS Access
14 9 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
16 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 50 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (4.89%) ReSharper
4 19 (3.20%) Toad
5 15 (2.53%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.52%) Subversion
7 7 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.01%) Maven
8 6 (1.01%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.67%) Selenium
9 4 (0.67%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.51%) NUnit
10 3 (0.51%) JIRA
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.34%) Hudson
11 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.34%) MorphX
11 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.17%) ProC
General
1 79 (13.32%) Finance
2 35 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.72%) Legal
4 23 (3.88%) Advertising
5 20 (3.37%) Law
6 19 (3.20%) Retail
7 15 (2.53%) Front Office
8 12 (2.02%) Banking
9 9 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.84%) Automotive
10 5 (0.84%) Marketing
11 2 (0.34%) Games
11 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 356 (60.03%) Developer
2 116 (19.56%) .NET Developer
3 85 (14.33%) C# Developer
4 67 (11.30%) Analyst
5 63 (10.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (9.44%) Consultant
7 48 (8.09%) Software Developer
8 41 (6.91%) SQL Developer
9 37 (6.24%) Senior Developer
10 36 (6.07%) Web Developer
11 34 (5.73%) SharePoint Developer
12 31 (5.23%) .NET Web Developer
13 29 (4.89%) C# Web Developer
14 28 (4.72%) Junior Developer
14 28 (4.72%) Architect
14 28 (4.72%) Junior
14 28 (4.72%) Support Analyst
15 27 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
16 26 (4.38%) Technical Consultant
17 25 (4.22%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (51.77%) .NET
2 189 (31.87%) ASP.NET
3 166 (27.99%) HTML
4 132 (22.26%) CSS
5 91 (15.35%) .NET Framework
5 91 (15.35%) jQuery
6 85 (14.33%) Web Services
7 77 (12.98%) WCF
8 67 (11.30%) Ajax
9 55 (9.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 53 (8.94%) HTML5
11 52 (8.77%) LINQ
12 51 (8.60%) XML
13 49 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (5.90%) KnockoutJS
15 31 (5.23%) WPF
16 30 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (4.89%) JSON
17 29 (4.89%) WinForms
18 28 (4.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.11%) Computer Science
2 36 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.05%) Clustering
4 14 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.02%) CLARiiON
5 12 (2.02%) Celerra
6 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.69%) FlexPod
8 9 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.35%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.18%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.01%) Replication
11 6 (1.01%) Remote Sensing
11 6 (1.01%) Telematics
11 6 (1.01%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.84%) User Experience
12 5 (0.84%) Data Extraction
13 4 (0.67%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 196 (33.05%) Windows
2 38 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (4.89%) UNIX
4 22 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.37%) Windows XP
6 16 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.53%) Linux
8 13 (2.19%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.35%) Solaris
10 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.84%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.67%) AIX
12 4 (0.67%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.67%) Android
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (21.59%) MVC
3 73 (12.31%) TDD
3 73 (12.31%) OO
4 63 (10.62%) CRM
5 60 (10.12%) BDD
6 50 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (8.43%) Scrum
7 41 (6.91%) ITIL
7 41 (6.91%) Software Engineering
8 34 (5.73%) Unit Testing
9 33 (5.56%) Workflow
10 29 (4.89%) ETL
10 29 (4.89%) Web Development
11 28 (4.72%) Web Application Development
12 27 (4.55%) OOP
13 25 (4.22%) Responsive Web Design
13 25 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (3.20%) Mentoring
14 19 (3.20%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 322 (54.30%) SQL
2 305 (51.43%) C#
3 145 (24.45%) JavaScript
4 90 (15.18%) T-SQL
5 83 (14.00%) VB.NET
6 45 (7.59%) PL/SQL
7 34 (5.73%) Java
8 22 (3.71%) VB
9 17 (2.87%) Python
10 15 (2.53%) VBScript
10 15 (2.53%) Ruby
11 11 (1.85%) C++
12 10 (1.69%) PHP
13 9 (1.52%) C
14 6 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.84%) VB6
16 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.34%) X++
17 2 (0.34%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 121 (20.40%) Degree
2 70 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (7.25%) MCTS
4 29 (4.89%) CCA
4 29 (4.89%) Citrix Certification
5 24 (4.05%) MCSE
6 23 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (3.71%) NCDA
7 22 (3.71%) NCIE
7 22 (3.71%) VTSP
8 21 (3.54%) MCSD
9 20 (3.37%) MCITP
10 15 (2.53%) MCP
10 15 (2.53%) MCAD
11 14 (2.36%) Security Cleared
12 12 (2.02%) VCAP
12 12 (2.02%) CCIA
12 12 (2.02%) CCEA
12 12 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.04%) SLA
2 10 (1.69%) QA
3 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.17%) Basel II
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 51 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (8.60%) Hyper-V
3 23 (3.88%) XenDesktop
4 22 (3.71%) vCloud
5 18 (3.04%) vSphere
6 7 (1.18%) XenApp
6 7 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) XenServer
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (0.67%) Nagios
2 3 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.34%) WSUS
4 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 249 (41.99%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.98%) Oracle
3 66 (11.13%) VMware
4 35 (5.90%) Cisco
5 34 (5.73%) Citrix
6 27 (4.55%) EMC
6 27 (4.55%) NetApp
7 20 (3.37%) Business Objects
8 19 (3.20%) Facebook
9 18 (3.04%) Sybase
10 12 (2.02%) HP
10 12 (2.02%) 3PAR
11 9 (1.52%) IBM
12 8 (1.35%) Reuters
12 8 (1.35%) Bloomberg
13 7 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.01%) Informatica
14 6 (1.01%) SonicWALL
14 6 (1.01%) DevExpress
15 5 (0.84%) Kaseya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life & Health
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 22,000 to 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + car allowance, pension, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + training & development
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £70000 to £75000 per annum - Plus bonus and car
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago