The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 105 125 191
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +66
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 99 78 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.00% 1.56% 0.043%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.31% 4.65% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 77 73 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1569 1678 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.73% 33.50% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1475 1354
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,850 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2012
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 29 £37,500 - 3
Warwickshire +23 20 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Staffordshire +3 16 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Worcestershire +7 11 £40,000 +14.28%
Herefordshire - 10 £40,000 -
Walsall -5 4 £30,000 -3.22%
Wolverhampton - 4 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire +7 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Coventry +11 2 £36,000 +2.85%
Solihull -7 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield +14 1 £32,500 -13.33%
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 198 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 131 (66.16%) .NET
3 125 (63.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 115 (58.08%) SQL
5 111 (56.06%) C#
6 105 (53.03%) ASP.NET
7 77 (38.89%) MVC
8 68 (34.34%) Microsoft
9 58 (29.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 56 (28.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 56 (28.28%) WCF
11 54 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 52 (26.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 49 (24.75%) HTML
13 49 (24.75%) VB.NET
14 48 (24.24%) Finance
14 48 (24.24%) jQuery
15 47 (23.74%) JavaScript
15 47 (23.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 46 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
17 43 (21.72%) T-SQL
18 40 (20.20%) MS Excel
19 38 (19.19%) CSS
20 35 (17.68%) TDD
20 35 (17.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 33 (16.67%) .NET Framework
22 30 (15.15%) Web Application Development
23 28 (14.14%) Windows
24 25 (12.63%) ETL
24 25 (12.63%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (11.62%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.10%) Node.js
3 17 (8.59%) IIS
4 7 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.02%) Lync
6 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.52%) MS Office
2 3 (1.52%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) Internet
2 6 (3.03%) SSL
3 4 (2.02%) VPN
4 3 (1.52%) SAN
5 2 (1.01%) DHCP
5 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.01%) LAN
5 2 (1.01%) WAN
5 2 (1.01%) Intranet
6 1 (0.51%) Wireless
6 1 (0.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 125 (63.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (29.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (28.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (26.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (17.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (10.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 17 (8.59%) Oracle Database
10 15 (7.58%) MS Access
11 12 (6.06%) NoSQL
12 11 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (4.04%) QlikView
14 7 (3.54%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (3.54%) Relational Database
15 6 (3.03%) MongoDB
15 6 (3.03%) RDBMS
15 6 (3.03%) Star Schema
15 6 (3.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.07%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.07%) NUnit
3 12 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.02%) Subversion
General
1 48 (24.24%) Finance
2 15 (7.58%) Games
3 7 (3.54%) Retail
4 6 (3.03%) Military
4 6 (3.03%) Law
5 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (80.30%) Developer
2 69 (34.85%) .NET Developer
3 45 (22.73%) SQL Developer
4 21 (10.61%) Database Developer
5 20 (10.10%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (10.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 19 (9.60%) SQL Database Developer
6 19 (9.60%) C# Developer
6 19 (9.60%) DBA
7 17 (8.59%) SQL Server Developer
7 17 (8.59%) Analyst
8 16 (8.08%) Web Developer
9 15 (7.58%) Senior Developer
10 13 (6.57%) SQL DBA
11 12 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
12 11 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (5.05%) Developer Analyst
13 10 (5.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (66.16%) .NET
2 105 (53.03%) ASP.NET
3 56 (28.28%) WCF
4 54 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 49 (24.75%) HTML
6 48 (24.24%) jQuery
7 47 (23.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 38 (19.19%) CSS
9 33 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 21 (10.61%) XML
11 19 (9.60%) Ajax
11 19 (9.60%) Web Services
12 18 (9.09%) HTML5
13 17 (8.59%) CSS3
14 16 (8.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (8.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 15 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 14 (7.07%) XSLT
17 13 (6.57%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.08%) Clustering
2 15 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.06%) iPhone
3 12 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.05%) N-Tier
6 8 (4.04%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.53%) Tandem
8 3 (1.52%) BBC
8 3 (1.52%) Social Media
9 2 (1.01%) Streaming Music
9 2 (1.01%) Statistics
9 2 (1.01%) Data Conversion
9 2 (1.01%) Replication
10 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.14%) Windows
2 16 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (6.06%) Android
4 10 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.01%) Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.89%) MVC
2 46 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (17.68%) TDD
4 30 (15.15%) Web Application Development
5 25 (12.63%) ETL
5 25 (12.63%) Scrum
5 25 (12.63%) Web Development
6 22 (11.11%) SOA
6 22 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 20 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (9.60%) Domain-Driven Design
9 18 (9.09%) UML
10 17 (8.59%) Dependency Injection
11 16 (8.08%) OO
12 12 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (6.06%) Data Protection
13 10 (5.05%) OOD
14 9 (4.55%) CRM
14 9 (4.55%) BDD
15 8 (4.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 115 (58.08%) SQL
2 111 (56.06%) C#
3 49 (24.75%) VB.NET
4 47 (23.74%) JavaScript
5 43 (21.72%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.07%) VBScript
7 11 (5.56%) VBA
8 8 (4.04%) C
8 8 (4.04%) VB
8 8 (4.04%) XQuery
9 7 (3.54%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.54%) XPath
10 6 (3.03%) Ruby
10 6 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.03%) C++
11 5 (2.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 4 (2.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.05%) Degree
3 9 (4.55%) MCP
4 8 (4.04%) MCTS
4 8 (4.04%) MCAD
4 8 (4.04%) MCSD
4 8 (4.04%) OCP
4 8 (4.04%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.02%) MCSA
6 3 (1.52%) MCITP
7 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) MCSE
8 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) QA
1 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 6 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.01%) XenServer
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) SCCM
1 2 (1.01%) SCOM
1 2 (1.01%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 68 (34.34%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.60%) Oracle
3 14 (7.07%) Google
4 12 (6.06%) Remedy
5 7 (3.54%) Logi Analytics
5 7 (3.54%) Tableau
6 6 (3.03%) Telerik
7 5 (2.53%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.52%) Sony
8 3 (1.52%) VMware
8 3 (1.52%) Apple
8 3 (1.52%) HP
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco
8 3 (1.52%) Yahoo!
8 3 (1.52%) Facebook
9 2 (1.01%) Dell
9 2 (1.01%) Citrix
9 2 (1.01%) Sage
9 2 (1.01%) Mercator
10 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
Warwickshire
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Staffordshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car/bonus/flexi-time
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago