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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 119 144 185
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +41
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 105 65 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.87% 1.20% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 4.13% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 103 64 17
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,951 £50,000 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
1888 1574 1668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.70% 29.15% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1582 1399 1449
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 +27 33 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Birmingham -22 19 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Staffordshire -9 10 £40,670 -9.62% 1
Coventry -10 8 £27,500 -23.61% 2
Worcestershire 0 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Solihull +5 5 £37,500 +2.73%
Walsall 0 5 £35,000 +4.47%
Wolverhampton +1 4 £31,000 -27.05% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £31,500 -
Dudley -5 1 £47,500 +41.79%
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 185 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 141 (76.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (66.49%) .NET
4 119 (64.32%) SQL
5 108 (58.38%) C#
6 84 (45.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 82 (44.32%) ASP.NET
8 80 (43.24%) HTML
9 79 (42.70%) Microsoft
10 78 (42.16%) JavaScript
11 73 (39.46%) MVC
11 73 (39.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 71 (38.38%) jQuery
13 65 (35.14%) T-SQL
14 60 (32.43%) Visual Studio
14 60 (32.43%) CSS
15 55 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
16 52 (28.11%) .NET Framework
17 47 (25.41%) Windows
18 45 (24.32%) VB.NET
18 45 (24.32%) ETL
19 44 (23.78%) Ajax
20 43 (23.24%) Oracle
21 40 (21.62%) SQL Server 2005
21 40 (21.62%) Web Development
22 34 (18.38%) Relational Database
23 33 (17.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 32 (17.30%) Git (software)
25 31 (16.76%) AngularJS
26 30 (16.22%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (7.03%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (5.41%) Node.js
4 10 (5.41%) IIS
5 7 (3.78%) Lync
6 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.24%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (11.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (3.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.65%) Internet
2 14 (7.57%) SAN
3 10 (5.41%) DHCP
4 8 (4.32%) LAN
4 8 (4.32%) WAN
5 7 (3.78%) VPN
6 5 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (2.70%) IP Telephony
6 5 (2.70%) NAS
7 2 (1.08%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.08%) DNS
8 1 (0.54%) MPLS
8 1 (0.54%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 141 (76.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 84 (45.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (39.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (21.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (18.38%) Relational Database
7 26 (14.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (7.57%) DB2
9 14 (7.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 14 (7.57%) Cognos Report Studio
9 14 (7.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 13 (7.03%) QlikView
11 11 (5.95%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (5.95%) Data Mart
12 10 (5.41%) NoSQL
13 9 (4.86%) Oracle Database
14 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (2.70%) MS Access
15 5 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 60 (32.43%) Visual Studio
2 32 (17.30%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (7.03%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.62%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.62%) NUnit
4 3 (1.62%) Subversion
General
1 14 (7.57%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.41%) Finance
3 7 (3.78%) Retail
4 6 (3.24%) Law
4 6 (3.24%) Military
5 5 (2.70%) Automotive
6 3 (1.62%) Games
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (65.41%) Developer
2 53 (28.65%) .NET Developer
3 33 (17.84%) C# Developer
4 29 (15.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (14.05%) Analyst
6 25 (13.51%) Web Developer
7 19 (10.27%) DBA
7 19 (10.27%) .NET Web Developer
8 18 (9.73%) SQL Developer
8 18 (9.73%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (8.65%) Applications Support
9 16 (8.65%) SQL DBA
9 16 (8.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 15 (8.11%) Support Analyst
11 14 (7.57%) C# Web Developer
11 14 (7.57%) SQL Server Developer
12 12 (6.49%) Senior Developer
13 11 (5.95%) Consultant
14 10 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
14 10 (5.41%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (66.49%) .NET
2 82 (44.32%) ASP.NET
3 80 (43.24%) HTML
4 71 (38.38%) jQuery
5 60 (32.43%) CSS
6 52 (28.11%) .NET Framework
7 44 (23.78%) Ajax
8 33 (17.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (16.76%) AngularJS
10 24 (12.97%) XML
11 22 (11.89%) Web Services
11 22 (11.89%) WCF
12 18 (9.73%) JSON
13 17 (9.19%) CSS3
13 17 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (9.19%) HTML5
14 16 (8.65%) LINQ
15 15 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 14 (7.57%) KnockoutJS
17 9 (4.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 9 (4.86%) Clustering
4 8 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.70%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.62%) Physics
7 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.08%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.41%) Windows
2 17 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.86%) Windows 8
5 8 (4.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.62%) Android
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.46%) MVC
2 55 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (24.32%) ETL
4 40 (21.62%) Web Development
5 30 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (15.68%) Scrum
7 24 (12.97%) TDD
8 18 (9.73%) BDD
9 12 (6.49%) OO
10 8 (4.32%) Web Application Development
10 8 (4.32%) Logistics
11 7 (3.78%) CRM
11 7 (3.78%) OOD
11 7 (3.78%) Data Transformation
11 7 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (3.24%) Digital Forensics
13 5 (2.70%) Data Analysis
13 5 (2.70%) Change Control
13 5 (2.70%) Change Management
13 5 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 119 (64.32%) SQL
2 108 (58.38%) C#
3 78 (42.16%) JavaScript
4 65 (35.14%) T-SQL
5 45 (24.32%) VB.NET
6 22 (11.89%) PHP
7 14 (7.57%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.86%) VB
9 7 (3.78%) C
10 6 (3.24%) C++
11 5 (2.70%) Ruby
12 4 (2.16%) Java
13 2 (1.08%) VBScript
13 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.08%) XAML
13 2 (1.08%) VB6
14 1 (0.54%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 19 (10.27%) Degree
2 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.08%) OCP
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.54%) MCSE
4 1 (0.54%) MCSA
4 1 (0.54%) CCA
4 1 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.14%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.78%) vSphere
4 5 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.78%) SCOM
2 6 (3.24%) SCCM
3 5 (2.70%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 79 (42.70%) Microsoft
2 43 (23.24%) Oracle
3 27 (14.59%) Cognos
3 27 (14.59%) IBM
4 8 (4.32%) VMware
5 6 (3.24%) HP
5 6 (3.24%) Citrix
6 5 (2.70%) Cisco
7 3 (1.62%) Logi Analytics
7 3 (1.62%) Tableau
7 3 (1.62%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.62%) BT
8 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.54%) Symantec
9 1 (0.54%) Sophos
9 1 (0.54%) EMC
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Droitwich
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Staffordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 24 days ago