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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 315 313 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.21% 16.54% 18.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.57% 57.33% 63.38%
Number of salaries quoted 290 266 287
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
588 546 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.39% 28.86% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 534 483 429
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 18 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 329 (53.85%) SQL
2 320 (52.37%) .NET
3 319 (52.21%) C#
4 261 (42.72%) Microsoft
5 216 (35.35%) Windows
6 207 (33.88%) ASP.NET
7 194 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
8 192 (31.42%) HTML
9 179 (29.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 175 (28.64%) JavaScript
11 154 (25.20%) CSS
12 149 (24.39%) MVC
13 142 (23.24%) MS Excel
14 130 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 115 (18.82%) Degree
16 105 (17.18%) jQuery
17 103 (16.86%) .NET Framework
18 97 (15.88%) T-SQL
19 96 (15.71%) SharePoint
20 82 (13.42%) WCF
21 81 (13.26%) TDD
22 80 (13.09%) Web Services
23 79 (12.93%) VB.NET
24 78 (12.77%) VMware
25 77 (12.60%) SQL Server 2012
26 76 (12.44%) OO
26 76 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
27 75 (12.27%) Finance
28 74 (12.11%) Active Directory
28 74 (12.11%) Ajax

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 96 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 48 (7.86%) MS Exchange
3 38 (6.22%) IIS
3 38 (6.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 37 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
5 36 (5.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 29 (4.75%) Tomcat
7 24 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (3.76%) Node.js
8 23 (3.76%) JBoss
9 18 (2.95%) SharePoint Server
10 17 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (2.29%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.31%) Apache
14 7 (1.15%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.98%) Umbraco
16 5 (0.82%) SAS
17 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
18 3 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 142 (23.24%) MS Excel
2 51 (8.35%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 51 (8.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.42%) Office 365
3 8 (1.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.89%) TCP/IP
1 36 (5.89%) Firewall
2 27 (4.42%) SAN
3 19 (3.11%) DNS
3 19 (3.11%) WAAS
3 19 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (2.62%) WAN
5 15 (2.45%) LAN
6 10 (1.64%) VPN
7 9 (1.47%) Internet
7 9 (1.47%) NAS
8 8 (1.31%) DHCP
9 5 (0.82%) HTTP
10 4 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.49%) SSL
12 2 (0.33%) VoIP
12 2 (0.33%) LDAP
12 2 (0.33%) FTP
12 2 (0.33%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (29.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 130 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (12.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 58 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (9.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (6.55%) Relational Database
7 35 (5.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (5.40%) Oracle Database
9 32 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (3.76%) NoSQL
12 19 (3.11%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.13%) Data Mart
13 13 (2.13%) DB2
14 9 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (1.15%) MS Access
15 7 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 69 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 57 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (5.56%) ReSharper
4 19 (3.11%) Toad
4 19 (3.11%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.96%) Subversion
6 7 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.98%) Maven
7 6 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.82%) NUnit
9 4 (0.65%) Selenium
9 4 (0.65%) FitNesse
9 4 (0.65%) JIRA
10 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.33%) MSTest
11 2 (0.33%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.33%) MorphX
11 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.16%) ProC
General
1 75 (12.27%) Finance
2 40 (6.55%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.42%) Legal
4 21 (3.44%) Advertising
4 21 (3.44%) Retail
5 20 (3.27%) Law
6 15 (2.45%) Front Office
7 11 (1.80%) Banking
8 9 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.82%) Automotive
10 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.33%) Games
10 2 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 359 (58.76%) Developer
2 121 (19.80%) .NET Developer
3 89 (14.57%) C# Developer
4 70 (11.46%) Analyst
5 67 (10.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 52 (8.51%) Consultant
7 47 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 44 (7.20%) Senior Developer
9 43 (7.04%) Web Developer
10 38 (6.22%) SharePoint Developer
11 36 (5.89%) SQL Developer
12 34 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
12 34 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
13 31 (5.07%) Architect
14 29 (4.75%) Junior
15 28 (4.58%) Support Analyst
15 28 (4.58%) Junior Developer
16 26 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
17 24 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
18 23 (3.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (52.37%) .NET
2 207 (33.88%) ASP.NET
3 192 (31.42%) HTML
4 154 (25.20%) CSS
5 105 (17.18%) jQuery
6 103 (16.86%) .NET Framework
7 82 (13.42%) WCF
8 80 (13.09%) Web Services
9 74 (12.11%) Ajax
10 62 (10.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 60 (9.82%) HTML5
12 58 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 57 (9.33%) LINQ
14 53 (8.67%) XML
15 46 (7.53%) KnockoutJS
16 37 (6.06%) JSON
17 36 (5.89%) ASP.NET Web API
18 29 (4.75%) WinForms
19 27 (4.42%) CSS3
20 26 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.84%) Computer Science
2 28 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.93%) Clustering
4 13 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.96%) CLARiiON
5 12 (1.96%) Celerra
6 11 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.47%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.31%) Replication
9 7 (1.15%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.15%) FlexPod
9 7 (1.15%) Social Media
9 7 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.98%) Telematics
10 6 (0.98%) User Experience
10 6 (0.98%) Remote Sensing
10 6 (0.98%) BBC
11 4 (0.65%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 216 (35.35%) Windows
2 44 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (4.91%) UNIX
4 25 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.27%) Linux
5 20 (3.27%) Windows XP
6 17 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.31%) Solaris
8 6 (0.98%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.82%) CentOS
10 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.65%) AIX
10 4 (0.65%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.65%) Android
11 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (24.39%) MVC
3 81 (13.26%) TDD
4 76 (12.44%) OO
5 65 (10.64%) BDD
6 60 (9.82%) CRM
7 56 (9.17%) Scrum
8 48 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (6.87%) ITIL
9 42 (6.87%) Software Engineering
10 36 (5.89%) Workflow
11 35 (5.73%) Web Application Development
12 30 (4.91%) Responsive Web Design
13 29 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (4.75%) Unit Testing
14 24 (3.93%) Web Development
14 24 (3.93%) Mentoring
15 21 (3.44%) OOP
15 21 (3.44%) OOA/OOD
15 21 (3.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 329 (53.85%) SQL
2 319 (52.21%) C#
3 175 (28.64%) JavaScript
4 97 (15.88%) T-SQL
5 79 (12.93%) VB.NET
6 43 (7.04%) PL/SQL
7 39 (6.38%) Java
8 20 (3.27%) VB
9 19 (3.11%) Ruby
10 17 (2.78%) Python
11 15 (2.45%) VBScript
12 12 (1.96%) C
13 10 (1.64%) PHP
13 10 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.31%) C++
15 5 (0.82%) VB6
15 5 (0.82%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.49%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 115 (18.82%) Degree
2 76 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (8.35%) MCTS
4 25 (4.09%) MCSD
4 25 (4.09%) CCA
4 25 (4.09%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (3.76%) MCSE
6 21 (3.44%) MCITP
7 20 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (3.11%) NCDA
8 19 (3.11%) NCIE
8 19 (3.11%) VTSP
8 19 (3.11%) MCP
8 19 (3.11%) MCAD
9 14 (2.29%) Security Cleared
10 13 (2.13%) CCEA
11 12 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.96%) VCAP
11 12 (1.96%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.27%) SLA
2 10 (1.64%) QA
3 5 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (12.11%) Active Directory
2 60 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 24 (3.93%) vSphere
5 22 (3.60%) XenDesktop
6 19 (3.11%) vCloud
7 7 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.98%) XenApp
8 6 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.33%) XenServer
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (0.65%) Nagios
2 3 (0.49%) WSUS
3 2 (0.33%) SCCM
3 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.16%) Foglight
4 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 261 (42.72%) Microsoft
2 78 (12.77%) VMware
3 73 (11.95%) Oracle
4 38 (6.22%) Cisco
5 34 (5.56%) Citrix
6 25 (4.09%) NetApp
7 24 (3.93%) EMC
8 20 (3.27%) Facebook
9 19 (3.11%) Sybase
10 18 (2.95%) Business Objects
11 12 (1.96%) 3PAR
12 11 (1.80%) IBM
13 10 (1.64%) HP
14 8 (1.31%) Reuters
14 8 (1.31%) Bloomberg
15 7 (1.15%) Juniper
15 7 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (1.15%) SonicWALL
16 6 (0.98%) Pega
16 6 (0.98%) Yahoo!
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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