The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 9 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 52.94% 66.67% 64.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.00% 85.71% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 11
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
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 Sutton Coldfield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 70.59% 77.78% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 13
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Sutton Coldfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Sutton Coldfield region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Sutton Coldfield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) XenServer
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) MI Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Report Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) LINQ
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Content Management
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) XenServer
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe