The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 303 242 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.23% 11.81% 16.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.22% 42.09% 60.65%
Number of salaries quoted 265 223 255
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
539 575 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.09% 28.06% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 485 521 402
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
West Midlands

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 30 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 310 (55.56%) .NET
2 297 (53.23%) C#
3 285 (51.08%) SQL
4 228 (40.86%) Microsoft
5 202 (36.20%) ASP.NET
6 135 (24.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 133 (23.84%) Windows
8 123 (22.04%) HTML
9 122 (21.86%) MS Excel
10 119 (21.33%) JavaScript
11 118 (21.15%) SharePoint
12 117 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 102 (18.28%) MVC
14 100 (17.92%) VB.NET
15 99 (17.74%) Oracle
15 99 (17.74%) CSS
16 95 (17.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 89 (15.95%) Finance
18 87 (15.59%) Degree
19 86 (15.41%) T-SQL
20 79 (14.16%) jQuery
21 78 (13.98%) Web Services
21 78 (13.98%) OO
22 77 (13.80%) WCF
23 76 (13.62%) SQL Server 2005
24 75 (13.44%) .NET Framework
25 65 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
26 53 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
27 52 (9.32%) Visual Studio
28 51 (9.14%) CRM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 118 (21.15%) SharePoint
2 37 (6.63%) MS Exchange
3 24 (4.30%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.94%) IIS
5 17 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (1.97%) Node.js
8 11 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (1.79%) Apache
10 8 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.72%) FileNet
11 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.54%) Confluence
13 2 (0.36%) SAS
13 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 122 (21.86%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.56%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.36%) MS Project
3 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.18%) Stata
4 1 (0.18%) SPSS
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (7.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (3.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 21 (3.76%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.54%) Pivotal CRM
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.18%) INSURE/90
8 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.08%) Office 365
3 3 (0.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Trello
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.87%) SAN
3 15 (2.69%) VPN
4 12 (2.15%) Internet
5 11 (1.97%) LAN
5 11 (1.97%) Firewall
6 8 (1.43%) WAAS
6 8 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (1.25%) WAN
7 7 (1.25%) DHCP
7 7 (1.25%) HTTP
8 6 (1.08%) Extranet
9 5 (0.90%) IPsec
9 5 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.90%) FTP
10 4 (0.72%) DNS
10 4 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.72%) Wireless
11 2 (0.36%) LDAP
11 2 (0.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (24.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 117 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 95 (17.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (13.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 48 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (5.56%) Oracle Database
9 24 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (2.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 14 (2.51%) Data Mart
12 13 (2.33%) JasperReports
12 13 (2.33%) MS Access
12 13 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (2.15%) Relational Database
14 11 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (9.32%) Visual Studio
2 31 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (5.20%) Subversion
4 16 (2.87%) Maven
4 16 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.51%) Toad
5 14 (2.51%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.33%) Selenium
6 13 (2.33%) FitNesse
7 8 (1.43%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.43%) Hudson
8 5 (0.90%) ReSharper
8 5 (0.90%) NUnit
8 5 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.54%) JIRA
10 3 (0.54%) PVCS
11 2 (0.36%) ERwin
11 2 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 89 (15.95%) Finance
2 29 (5.20%) Legal
3 23 (4.12%) Law
3 23 (4.12%) Advertising
4 17 (3.05%) Games
5 10 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.43%) Marketing
7 6 (1.08%) Automotive
7 6 (1.08%) Banking
8 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.72%) Back Office
10 3 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 368 (65.95%) Developer
2 146 (26.16%) .NET Developer
3 106 (19.00%) C# Developer
4 71 (12.72%) Software Developer
5 64 (11.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (10.04%) Senior Developer
6 56 (10.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 54 (9.68%) Analyst
8 43 (7.71%) Consultant
9 33 (5.91%) DBA
10 32 (5.73%) SQL Developer
11 31 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (4.48%) .NET Software Developer
13 24 (4.30%) Web Developer
13 24 (4.30%) SQL DBA
14 22 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 22 (3.94%) Junior
15 20 (3.58%) Administrator
15 20 (3.58%) Junior Developer
15 20 (3.58%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (55.56%) .NET
2 202 (36.20%) ASP.NET
3 123 (22.04%) HTML
4 99 (17.74%) CSS
5 79 (14.16%) jQuery
6 78 (13.98%) Web Services
7 77 (13.80%) WCF
8 75 (13.44%) .NET Framework
9 51 (9.14%) Ajax
10 50 (8.96%) HTML5
11 45 (8.06%) WPF
12 44 (7.89%) WinForms
12 44 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 39 (6.99%) CSS3
14 37 (6.63%) XML
15 34 (6.09%) LINQ
16 31 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 30 (5.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 23 (4.12%) Silverlight
18 23 (4.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.73%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.02%) Clustering
3 20 (3.58%) Replication
3 20 (3.58%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.08%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.72%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.72%) CLARiiON
8 4 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.72%) Celerra
8 4 (0.72%) Remote Sensing
8 4 (0.72%) Telematics
8 4 (0.72%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.54%) Social Media
9 3 (0.54%) Physics
9 3 (0.54%) iPhone
9 3 (0.54%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 133 (23.84%) Windows
2 29 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (4.30%) UNIX
4 20 (3.58%) Linux
5 19 (3.41%) Windows 8
6 17 (3.05%) Android
7 15 (2.69%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.97%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.08%) Solaris
12 5 (0.90%) AIX
13 3 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (18.28%) MVC
2 78 (13.98%) OO
3 65 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (9.14%) CRM
5 51 (9.14%) TDD
6 47 (8.42%) Web Development
7 40 (7.17%) Unit Testing
8 37 (6.63%) ETL
9 33 (5.91%) Data Modelling
10 30 (5.38%) Migration
11 29 (5.20%) Scrum
12 26 (4.66%) Software Engineering
13 25 (4.48%) OOP
14 24 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (4.12%) BDD
16 22 (3.94%) Multithreading
17 21 (3.76%) Workflow
18 19 (3.41%) Web Application Development
19 18 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (53.23%) C#
2 285 (51.08%) SQL
3 119 (21.33%) JavaScript
4 100 (17.92%) VB.NET
5 86 (15.41%) T-SQL
6 47 (8.42%) Java
7 45 (8.06%) VB
8 34 (6.09%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.94%) C++
10 19 (3.41%) C
10 19 (3.41%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.33%) PHP
12 12 (2.15%) VB6
13 8 (1.43%) Ruby
14 7 (1.25%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.08%) VBA
15 6 (1.08%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.90%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.36%) Python
17 2 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (15.59%) Degree
2 50 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.23%) MCSE
4 17 (3.05%) MCITP
5 14 (2.51%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (2.33%) MCTS
7 12 (2.15%) CCA
8 10 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.43%) Security Cleared
9 8 (1.43%) NCDA
9 8 (1.43%) NCIE
9 8 (1.43%) VTSP
10 7 (1.25%) MCSD
11 6 (1.08%) ISEB
11 6 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (1.08%) CCEE
12 5 (0.90%) CCNA
12 5 (0.90%) OCP
13 4 (0.72%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.15%) SLA
2 11 (1.97%) Solvency II
2 11 (1.97%) Basel II
3 10 (1.79%) QA
4 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.94%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.69%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.43%) XenApp
5 8 (1.43%) vCloud
6 7 (1.25%) XenServer
6 7 (1.25%) vSphere
7 6 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.72%) UAG
9 4 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (1.08%) SCOM
2 5 (0.90%) WSUS
3 4 (0.72%) MOM
3 4 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.72%) SCCM
3 4 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.54%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 228 (40.86%) Microsoft
2 99 (17.74%) Oracle
3 39 (6.99%) VMware
4 31 (5.56%) Citrix
5 25 (4.48%) JBoss
5 25 (4.48%) IBM
6 22 (3.94%) Cognos
7 19 (3.41%) Cisco
8 16 (2.87%) Business Objects
9 14 (2.51%) EMC
10 13 (2.33%) Facebook
11 10 (1.79%) NetApp
12 8 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.43%) DevExpress
12 8 (1.43%) Twitter
13 7 (1.25%) Juniper
13 7 (1.25%) Informatica
14 6 (1.08%) HP
14 6 (1.08%) Apple
14 6 (1.08%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg upon exp + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits - pension, flexi etc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + pension + other exciting benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + share options, pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + bonus, pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago