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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 100 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 127 96 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.36% 1.93% 1.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.02% 5.93% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 121 74 75
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1808 1619 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.61% 32.47% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1389 1446
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Warwickshire +8 43 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Staffordshire +13 20 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Birmingham -19 18 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Worcestershire -4 13 £40,000 - 2
Wolverhampton +17 9 £35,000 - 1
Solihull +10 9 £43,000 -
Coventry -14 4 £36,250 +0.69%
Shropshire -7 3 £34,000 -9.33% 2
West Bromwich - 3 £37,500 -
Sutton Coldfield -3 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 228 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 177 (77.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 171 (75.00%) SQL
4 117 (51.32%) .NET
5 116 (50.88%) Microsoft
6 108 (47.37%) C#
7 100 (43.86%) Windows
8 93 (40.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 81 (35.53%) JavaScript
9 81 (35.53%) T-SQL
10 80 (35.09%) HTML
11 79 (34.65%) CSS
12 75 (32.89%) jQuery
13 70 (30.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 67 (29.39%) ASP.NET
15 61 (26.75%) SQL Server 2005
16 60 (26.32%) Visual Studio
17 57 (25.00%) VB.NET
18 54 (23.68%) .NET Framework
19 53 (23.25%) MVC
20 51 (22.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 50 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
22 45 (19.74%) WCF
22 45 (19.74%) MS Excel
22 45 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
23 43 (18.86%) Web Services
24 41 (17.98%) PL/SQL
25 39 (17.11%) XML
26 37 (16.23%) LINQ
27 35 (15.35%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 26 (11.40%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (6.58%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.39%) IIS
6 8 (3.51%) CMS
6 8 (3.51%) DNN
7 5 (2.19%) Node.js
8 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.75%) OpenEdge
8 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.32%) Lync
10 2 (0.88%) Apache
10 2 (0.88%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 45 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.58%) SaaS
2 7 (3.07%) Office 365
3 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.46%) LAN
1 17 (7.46%) WAN
2 15 (6.58%) Firewall
3 9 (3.95%) SAN
3 9 (3.95%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.51%) DNS
5 6 (2.63%) DHCP
5 6 (2.63%) VPN
5 6 (2.63%) NAS
6 3 (1.32%) Network Security
7 2 (0.88%) SMTP
8 1 (0.44%) MPLS
8 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 177 (77.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (40.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (30.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 61 (26.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 51 (22.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (14.91%) Relational Database
8 30 (13.16%) RDBMS
9 27 (11.84%) Data Mart
10 25 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (8.77%) QlikView
12 19 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
13 9 (3.95%) MySQL
14 8 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (2.63%) MS Access
16 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
17 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
17 2 (0.88%) Informix
Development Applications
1 60 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 29 (12.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (9.21%) ReSharper
4 19 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (1.75%) JIRA
6 2 (0.88%) MSTest
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.88%) Subversion
6 2 (0.88%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.88%) NUnit
7 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (10.09%) Finance
2 18 (7.89%) Advertising
3 14 (6.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.51%) Retail
5 7 (3.07%) Billing
6 6 (2.63%) Automotive
7 3 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (64.47%) Developer
2 60 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 53 (23.25%) C# Developer
4 43 (18.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (14.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 30 (13.16%) Analyst
7 25 (10.96%) DBA
8 23 (10.09%) SQL DBA
9 18 (7.89%) Lead Developer
9 18 (7.89%) SQL Developer
10 17 (7.46%) Business Developer
11 16 (7.02%) Junior
12 14 (6.14%) Senior Developer
12 14 (6.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (5.70%) Junior Developer
13 13 (5.70%) Software Developer
13 13 (5.70%) Web Developer
14 12 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
14 12 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (51.32%) .NET
2 80 (35.09%) HTML
3 79 (34.65%) CSS
4 75 (32.89%) jQuery
5 67 (29.39%) ASP.NET
6 54 (23.68%) .NET Framework
7 45 (19.74%) WCF
8 43 (18.86%) Web Services
9 39 (17.11%) XML
10 37 (16.23%) LINQ
11 35 (15.35%) Ajax
11 35 (15.35%) Entity Framework
12 30 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (11.40%) JSON
13 26 (11.40%) HTML5
14 22 (9.65%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (7.02%) CSS3
15 16 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (5.26%) WPF
17 10 (4.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.58%) Replication
3 12 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.63%) Clustering
6 4 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.88%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Handset
7 2 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.44%) Blog
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 100 (43.86%) Windows
2 28 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.07%) CentOS
4 7 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.07%) Linux
4 7 (3.07%) Windows XP
4 7 (3.07%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.63%) Android
6 5 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.25%) MVC
2 50 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (12.28%) Software Engineering
5 26 (11.40%) OO
5 26 (11.40%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (9.65%) ETL
6 22 (9.65%) Mobile Development
7 19 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 15 (6.58%) Waterfall
8 15 (6.58%) Scrum
9 12 (5.26%) Workflow
9 12 (5.26%) TDD
9 12 (5.26%) BDD
9 12 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (4.82%) SOA
11 10 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.39%) Business Continuity
12 9 (3.95%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.51%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 171 (75.00%) SQL
2 108 (47.37%) C#
3 81 (35.53%) JavaScript
3 81 (35.53%) T-SQL
4 57 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 41 (17.98%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.39%) VB
7 8 (3.51%) C
8 5 (2.19%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.19%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.75%) VB6
10 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.44%) VBScript
11 1 (0.44%) Java
11 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (9.21%) Degree
2 13 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.95%) MCSA
4 5 (2.19%) MCITP
5 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.75%) MCTS
5 4 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.32%) CCA
6 3 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.88%) CCNA
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.88%) MCSE
8 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) SLA
2 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.21%) vSphere
3 19 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.70%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.19%) XenApp
7 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) SCOM
3 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 116 (50.88%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.47%) VMware
3 24 (10.53%) Oracle
4 21 (9.21%) Business Objects
5 19 (8.33%) Tableau
5 19 (8.33%) Talend
6 14 (6.14%) Cisco
7 8 (3.51%) Telerik
7 8 (3.51%) Altova
7 8 (3.51%) DevExpress
8 7 (3.07%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.07%) Juniper
9 5 (2.19%) Symantec
9 5 (2.19%) Citrix
10 4 (1.75%) Dell
10 4 (1.75%) Cognos
11 3 (1.32%) Sophos
12 2 (0.88%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.88%) Adobe
12 2 (0.88%) NetApp
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