The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.75% 11.20% 7.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 31.82% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 11
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
SQL Server
England

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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
15 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.76% 35.20% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 38
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Midlands region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (53.85%) Replication
5 7 (53.85%) Clustering
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (53.85%) Database Mirroring
5 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
5 7 (53.85%) Presales
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) NHS
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (23.08%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) OLAP
7 2 (15.38%) MCDBA
7 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (15.38%) OLAP
6 2 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (7.69%) DataStage
7 1 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Database Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DataStage ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
1 7 (53.85%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) NHS
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.69%) AS400
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (53.85%) Database Mirroring
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (53.85%) Presales
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Database Theory
4 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCDBA
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft