The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 155 124 133
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 65 93 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.70% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% 5.03% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 58 90 75
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £27,500 £31,632
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SQL Server 2012
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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1687 1849 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.66% 33.78% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1534 1446
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 24 £35,500 -5.33% 7
Staffordshire +7 12 £32,000 -21.31% 1
Warwickshire -15 11 £45,000 +63.63%
Coventry -9 7 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Herefordshire +5 5 £40,000 +26.98% 3
Halesowen - 2 £26,250 -
Solihull 0 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Worcestershire -9 1 £37,500 -6.25% 2
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 168 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 130 (77.38%) SQL
3 116 (69.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 92 (54.76%) .NET
5 85 (50.60%) C#
6 72 (42.86%) T-SQL
7 67 (39.88%) Microsoft
8 66 (39.29%) Windows
9 58 (34.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 57 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (33.93%) HTML
10 57 (33.93%) JavaScript
11 54 (32.14%) CSS
12 50 (29.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 50 (29.76%) jQuery
13 48 (28.57%) ASP.NET
14 47 (27.98%) Visual Studio
15 45 (26.79%) SQL Server 2005
16 41 (24.40%) Web Services
17 40 (23.81%) WCF
18 34 (20.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 34 (20.24%) MS Excel
18 34 (20.24%) Business Intelligence
19 32 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
20 31 (18.45%) MVC
20 31 (18.45%) .NET Framework
21 30 (17.86%) VB.NET
22 28 (16.67%) Relational Database
23 25 (14.88%) XML
23 25 (14.88%) ETL

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.33%) IIS
1 14 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.17%) DNN
3 7 (4.17%) CMS
3 7 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.19%) Node.js
5 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.19%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.19%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 34 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.57%) MS Office
3 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.19%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.17%) SaaS
2 5 (2.98%) Office 365
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) DNS
2 6 (3.57%) DHCP
3 5 (2.98%) SAN
4 3 (1.79%) Internet
4 3 (1.79%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.19%) LAN
5 2 (1.19%) WAN
5 2 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 116 (69.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (34.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (29.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (26.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (20.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 17 (10.12%) RDBMS
10 14 (8.33%) QlikView
11 12 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
11 12 (7.14%) Data Mart
12 11 (6.55%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (6.55%) MySQL
13 10 (5.95%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (2.38%) OLTP
16 3 (1.79%) OLAP Cube
16 3 (1.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 47 (27.98%) Visual Studio
2 17 (10.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (8.33%) ReSharper
4 11 (6.55%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (3.57%) JIRA
6 3 (1.79%) Selenium
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (9.52%) Finance
2 11 (6.55%) Advertising
3 9 (5.36%) Retail
4 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.98%) Automotive
5 4 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (61.90%) Developer
2 39 (23.21%) .NET Developer
2 39 (23.21%) C# Developer
3 29 (17.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (13.69%) DBA
4 23 (13.69%) SQL DBA
5 19 (11.31%) Software Developer
6 17 (10.12%) SQL Developer
7 16 (9.52%) Analyst
7 16 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.33%) Lead Developer
9 12 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.55%) Junior
10 11 (6.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (5.95%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (5.36%) Support Analyst
13 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
14 7 (4.17%) Junior Developer
14 7 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (54.76%) .NET
2 57 (33.93%) HTML
3 54 (32.14%) CSS
4 50 (29.76%) jQuery
5 48 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 41 (24.40%) Web Services
7 40 (23.81%) WCF
8 31 (18.45%) .NET Framework
9 25 (14.88%) XML
10 22 (13.10%) Ajax
11 21 (12.50%) LINQ
12 18 (10.71%) Entity Framework
13 17 (10.12%) CSS3
13 17 (10.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (10.12%) HTML5
14 11 (6.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (6.55%) XSLT
15 10 (5.95%) SOAP
16 9 (5.36%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.76%) Replication
5 5 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.38%) Clustering
6 4 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.38%) BBC
6 4 (2.38%) Social Media
7 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.19%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 66 (39.29%) Windows
2 16 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (20.24%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (18.45%) MVC
4 25 (14.88%) ETL
5 20 (11.90%) OO
6 17 (10.12%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (8.93%) SOA
7 15 (8.93%) Scrum
8 14 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 13 (7.74%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 10 (5.95%) Workflow
12 8 (4.76%) Web Development
13 7 (4.17%) Validation
13 7 (4.17%) Migration
13 7 (4.17%) UML
13 7 (4.17%) Mobile Development
14 6 (3.57%) Software Delivery
14 6 (3.57%) SDLC
15 5 (2.98%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (77.38%) SQL
2 85 (50.60%) C#
3 72 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 57 (33.93%) JavaScript
5 30 (17.86%) VB.NET
6 22 (13.10%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.95%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.36%) VB
9 7 (4.17%) C
10 4 (2.38%) VB6
11 2 (1.19%) VBScript
11 2 (1.19%) PHP
11 2 (1.19%) C++
12 1 (0.60%) Java
12 1 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (9.52%) Degree
2 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.98%) ISEB
3 5 (2.98%) MCTS
4 4 (2.38%) MCITP
4 4 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.79%) MCSA
5 3 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.79%) MCP
5 3 (1.79%) MCAD
5 3 (1.79%) MCSD
6 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CCA
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.60%) MCSE
7 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.57%) SLA
2 5 (2.98%) QA
System Software
1 19 (11.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.55%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.98%) vSphere
5 3 (1.79%) Xen
5 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.19%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.19%) XenServer
6 2 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (39.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.71%) Oracle
3 16 (9.52%) VMware
4 14 (8.33%) Tableau
5 11 (6.55%) Talend
6 10 (5.95%) Telerik
7 6 (3.57%) Citrix
8 5 (2.98%) Google
8 5 (2.98%) Veeam
9 4 (2.38%) Facebook
9 4 (2.38%) Yahoo!
9 4 (2.38%) Sony
9 4 (2.38%) Apple
10 3 (1.79%) Cognos
11 2 (1.19%) SAP
11 2 (1.19%) McAfee
11 2 (1.19%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.60%) Sophos
12 1 (0.60%) Symantec
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