The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 20 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 25.97% 29.21% 48.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.50% 74.29% 81.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 31
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 Walsall region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 41.56% 39.33% 59.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 38
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £41,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Walsall

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Walsall

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 35 (76.09%) SQL
2 29 (63.04%) .NET
3 21 (45.65%) C#
4 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
5 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (28.26%) VB.NET
7 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
9 10 (21.74%) CSS
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (19.57%) jQuery
10 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
11 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.39%) OO
11 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
12 7 (15.22%) OOD
13 6 (13.04%) Web Services
13 6 (13.04%) HTML
13 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
13 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
13 6 (13.04%) Degree
13 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.87%) Time Management
14 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
14 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
14 5 (10.87%) MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
5 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
6 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (2.17%) DB2
8 1 (2.17%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Back Office
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
1 2 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (10.87%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) DBA
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Migration Manager
7 2 (4.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) .NET
2 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.74%) CSS
4 9 (19.57%) jQuery
5 6 (13.04%) HTML
5 6 (13.04%) Web Services
6 5 (10.87%) XML
7 4 (8.70%) WCF
7 4 (8.70%) JSON
8 3 (6.52%) MDX
9 1 (2.17%) JMS
9 1 (2.17%) Middleware
9 1 (2.17%) Spring
9 1 (2.17%) JSP
9 1 (2.17%) Servlets
9 1 (2.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) AS400
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) OO
1 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) OOD
3 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.87%) MVC
4 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) ETL
4 5 (10.87%) Time Management
4 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.52%) Data Mapping
7 2 (4.35%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (4.35%) Master Data Management
7 2 (4.35%) Database Security
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) SQL
2 21 (45.65%) C#
3 13 (28.26%) VB.NET
4 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) VBA
7 2 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
2 2 (4.35%) XenServer
2 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Pega
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Sybase
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) BEA
4 1 (2.17%) Informatica
4 1 (2.17%) Vitria
4 1 (2.17%) Talend