The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 58 57 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 19.80% 20.43% 45.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.04% 72.15% 87.77%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 87
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,650 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
92 79 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 31.40% 28.32% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 77 53 99
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,412 £28,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £43,000
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 Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Solihull

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Solihull

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 69 (67.65%) .NET
2 57 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 52 (50.98%) C#
4 45 (44.12%) SQL
5 43 (42.16%) ASP.NET
6 37 (36.27%) VB.NET
7 35 (34.31%) HTML
7 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
8 28 (27.45%) XML
9 27 (26.47%) CSS
9 27 (26.47%) Windows
10 21 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (19.61%) Degree
11 20 (19.61%) T-SQL
12 19 (18.63%) Web Services
12 19 (18.63%) MVC
13 18 (17.65%) Visual Studio
13 18 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 16 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (13.73%) IIS
16 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (13.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (12.75%) .NET Framework
17 13 (12.75%) Finance
18 12 (11.76%) Active Directory
18 12 (11.76%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 14 (13.73%) IIS
2 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.92%) CMS
5 4 (3.92%) Lync
6 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.96%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
3 4 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.98%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) Internet
2 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.88%) SAN
4 4 (3.92%) DHCP
4 4 (3.92%) NAS
5 3 (2.94%) LAN
5 3 (2.94%) WAN
5 3 (2.94%) VPN
5 3 (2.94%) Firewall
5 3 (2.94%) Wireless
6 2 (1.96%) FTP
6 2 (1.96%) VLAN
7 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (13.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (10.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.96%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.86%) Subversion
3 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Automotive
3 3 (2.94%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (63.73%) Developer
2 34 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 21 (20.59%) Software Developer
4 13 (12.75%) Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 12 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (10.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (10.78%) VB.NET Developer
7 10 (9.80%) Programmer
7 10 (9.80%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.80%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (7.84%) Web Developer
9 8 (7.84%) Consultant
9 8 (7.84%) Software Programmer
10 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (67.65%) .NET
2 43 (42.16%) ASP.NET
3 35 (34.31%) HTML
4 28 (27.45%) XML
5 27 (26.47%) CSS
6 19 (18.63%) Web Services
7 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (12.75%) .NET Framework
9 9 (8.82%) HTML5
9 9 (8.82%) jQuery
9 9 (8.82%) Silverlight
9 9 (8.82%) MDX
9 9 (8.82%) Ajax
10 8 (7.84%) SOAP
11 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.88%) WCF
12 6 (5.88%) WPF
12 6 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.88%) REST
12 6 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.92%) Clustering
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) Open Source
5 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) Windows
2 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.94%) Android
5 3 (2.94%) UNIX
6 2 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) MVC
2 16 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.78%) Unit Testing
5 10 (9.80%) Project Management
6 9 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.84%) CRM
7 8 (7.84%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.88%) Product Management
9 5 (4.90%) ITIL
10 4 (3.92%) OO
10 4 (3.92%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.92%) Web Development
10 4 (3.92%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (3.92%) Change Control
10 4 (3.92%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.92%) Time Management
10 4 (3.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.98%) C#
2 45 (44.12%) SQL
3 37 (36.27%) VB.NET
4 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
5 20 (19.61%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.80%) VB
7 8 (7.84%) VB6
8 5 (4.90%) XPath
9 1 (0.98%) VBA
9 1 (0.98%) C++
9 1 (0.98%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.61%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) MCPD
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.94%) vSphere
5 2 (1.96%) NFS
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) SCCM
1 4 (3.92%) SCOM
2 1 (0.98%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 57 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle
3 7 (6.86%) VMware
4 4 (3.92%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.92%) HP
4 4 (3.92%) Cisco
4 4 (3.92%) Citrix
4 4 (3.92%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.94%) Dell
6 2 (1.96%) BMC
6 2 (1.96%) Remedy
7 1 (0.98%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.98%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
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