The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 859 1015 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.12% 18.85% 21.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.38% 63.84% 62.06%
Number of salaries quoted 695 910 1010
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL Server
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
1497 1590 1924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.35% 29.53% 34.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1398 1594
Median salary £39,323 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.69% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL Server
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 299 £37,500 - 41
Staffordshire -3 196 £35,000 - 25
Coventry -6 101 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Warwickshire -4 87 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Worcestershire -3 29 £31,000 -17.33% 3
Wolverhampton -1 28 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Shropshire -9 27 £34,500 +3.75% 7
Sutton Coldfield +4 23 £28,500 -13.63% 2
Solihull -8 16 £37,500 - 4
West Bromwich -1 7 £27,500 -25.67%
Walsall -9 6 £30,750 -44.09% 2
Halesowen 0 2 £36,750 -2.00% 2
Herefordshire -13 2 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Brierley Hill +1 1 £42,500 -
Wednesbury - 1 £32,500 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 943 (55.54%) .NET
2 928 (54.65%) SQL
3 886 (52.18%) C#
4 623 (36.69%) Microsoft
5 617 (36.34%) ASP.NET
6 555 (32.69%) MVC
7 546 (32.16%) JavaScript
8 472 (27.80%) HTML
9 411 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
10 381 (22.44%) CSS
11 342 (20.14%) Windows
12 308 (18.14%) T-SQL
13 287 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 286 (16.84%) VB.NET
15 285 (16.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 275 (16.20%) MS Excel
17 263 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
18 256 (15.08%) XML
19 253 (14.90%) Web Services
20 247 (14.55%) Oracle
20 247 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
21 240 (14.13%) jQuery
22 239 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 232 (13.66%) Degree
24 204 (12.01%) WCF
25 199 (11.72%) Finance
26 197 (11.60%) .NET Framework
27 194 (11.43%) Relational Database
28 177 (10.42%) TDD
29 175 (10.31%) AngularJS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 126 (7.42%) IIS
2 100 (5.89%) SharePoint
3 65 (3.83%) MS Exchange
4 58 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
5 52 (3.06%) Apache
6 45 (2.65%) CMS
7 30 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (1.53%) Umbraco
9 24 (1.41%) JBoss
10 23 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
12 18 (1.06%) Tomcat
13 16 (0.94%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.88%) Apache Pig
14 15 (0.88%) Apache Spark
15 14 (0.82%) Skype for Business
16 13 (0.77%) NetWeaver
16 13 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (0.71%) Moodle
17 12 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 275 (16.20%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.00%) MS Office
3 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.059%) MS Project
6 1 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.12%) SAP Business One
3 16 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.59%) Exstream
5 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.18%) Magento
7 3 (0.18%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.12%) Lorenzo
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.12%) Pivotal CRM
9 1 (0.059%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.059%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.059%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 151 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (3.06%) Office 365
4 29 (1.71%) IaaS
4 29 (1.71%) PaaS
5 26 (1.53%) GitHub
6 22 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (1.00%) Sage Pay
8 14 (0.82%) OneDrive
9 9 (0.53%) SaaS
10 6 (0.35%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.42%) Firewall
2 50 (2.94%) SSL
3 46 (2.71%) LAN
4 44 (2.59%) WAN
5 43 (2.53%) SAN
6 40 (2.36%) TCP/IP
7 39 (2.30%) DNS
8 37 (2.18%) DHCP
9 32 (1.88%) Internet
10 27 (1.59%) VPN
11 22 (1.30%) Network Security
12 21 (1.24%) VLAN
13 20 (1.18%) HTTP
14 13 (0.77%) Intranet
14 13 (0.77%) Skype
14 13 (0.77%) Wireless
15 11 (0.65%) VoIP
16 9 (0.53%) ICMP
16 9 (0.53%) SMTP
16 9 (0.53%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (16.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 247 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 239 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 194 (11.43%) Relational Database
5 166 (9.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 122 (7.18%) MySQL
7 116 (6.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 109 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
9 104 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 103 (6.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 69 (4.06%) RDBMS
12 67 (3.95%) NoSQL
13 61 (3.59%) DB2
14 47 (2.77%) OLAP
15 32 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
16 31 (1.83%) Big Data
16 31 (1.83%) QlikView
17 29 (1.71%) OLAP Cube
18 28 (1.65%) Oracle Database
19 27 (1.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 146 (8.60%) Visual Studio
2 93 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 84 (4.95%) Git (software)
4 47 (2.77%) Subversion
5 20 (1.18%) JIRA
6 19 (1.12%) Selenium
7 17 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 15 (0.88%) MSTest
9 11 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 11 (0.65%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.65%) Moq
9 11 (0.65%) NUnit
10 10 (0.59%) MSBuild
11 9 (0.53%) TeamCity
11 9 (0.53%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.47%) NCrunch
13 7 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.41%) QADirector
13 7 (0.41%) TestPartner
14 6 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 199 (11.72%) Finance
2 63 (3.71%) Retail
3 34 (2.00%) Law
4 31 (1.83%) Marketing
5 29 (1.71%) Advertising
6 28 (1.65%) Automotive
6 28 (1.65%) Banking
6 28 (1.65%) Publishing
7 24 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.94%) Games
10 15 (0.88%) Music Industry
11 13 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.71%) Legal
13 11 (0.65%) French Language
13 11 (0.65%) German Language
14 10 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.41%) Electronics
15 7 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1038 (61.13%) Developer
2 543 (31.98%) .NET Developer
3 358 (21.08%) C# Developer
4 288 (16.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 224 (13.19%) SQL Developer
6 200 (11.78%) Analyst
7 186 (10.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 162 (9.54%) Senior Developer
9 156 (9.19%) Software Developer
10 133 (7.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 114 (6.71%) .NET Software Developer
12 106 (6.24%) C# Software Developer
13 94 (5.54%) Support Analyst
14 93 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 85 (5.01%) VB.NET Developer
16 84 (4.95%) Senior .NET Developer
17 76 (4.48%) Junior
18 73 (4.30%) DBA
19 69 (4.06%) Consultant
19 69 (4.06%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 943 (55.54%) .NET
2 617 (36.34%) ASP.NET
3 472 (27.80%) HTML
4 381 (22.44%) CSS
5 287 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 256 (15.08%) XML
7 253 (14.90%) Web Services
8 240 (14.13%) jQuery
9 204 (12.01%) WCF
10 197 (11.60%) .NET Framework
11 175 (10.31%) AngularJS
12 152 (8.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 120 (7.07%) Entity Framework
14 119 (7.01%) HTML5
15 110 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 92 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 90 (5.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 83 (4.89%) RESTful
19 70 (4.12%) Ajax
19 70 (4.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 154 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 57 (3.36%) Mobile App
4 53 (3.12%) Clustering
5 44 (2.59%) Visualisation
6 43 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (2.47%) Data Centre
8 35 (2.06%) iPad
9 31 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 30 (1.77%) Replication
11 28 (1.65%) CMDB
12 23 (1.35%) Driving Licence
13 18 (1.06%) Social Network
13 18 (1.06%) User Experience
14 13 (0.77%) NHS
14 13 (0.77%) Statistics
15 11 (0.65%) Data Extraction
15 11 (0.65%) Data Integration
16 10 (0.59%) Blackberry
16 10 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 342 (20.14%) Windows
2 139 (8.19%) Windows Server
3 93 (5.48%) Linux
4 75 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (3.77%) Unix
7 48 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (2.06%) Android
8 35 (2.06%) Apple iOS
9 28 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 24 (1.41%) Solaris
11 14 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.77%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.47%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.35%) AIX
15 6 (0.35%) SUSE
16 5 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (32.69%) MVC
2 411 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
4 177 (10.42%) TDD
5 168 (9.89%) OO
6 161 (9.48%) Web Development
7 156 (9.19%) SDLC
8 140 (8.24%) CRM
9 132 (7.77%) ETL
10 127 (7.48%) Scrum
11 119 (7.01%) ITIL
12 111 (6.54%) Software Engineering
13 98 (5.77%) SOA
14 93 (5.48%) Mentoring
15 89 (5.24%) Web Application Development
16 81 (4.77%) BDD
16 81 (4.77%) Project Management
17 79 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
18 73 (4.30%) Data Management
19 62 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 928 (54.65%) SQL
2 886 (52.18%) C#
3 546 (32.16%) JavaScript
4 308 (18.14%) T-SQL
5 286 (16.84%) VB.NET
6 133 (7.83%) Java
7 56 (3.30%) VB
8 50 (2.94%) Ruby
9 37 (2.18%) PowerShell
10 32 (1.88%) Python
11 30 (1.77%) PHP
11 30 (1.77%) PL/SQL
12 27 (1.59%) VBA
13 26 (1.53%) XPath
14 24 (1.41%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.59%) Perl
16 7 (0.41%) C++
16 7 (0.41%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.35%) C
18 5 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 232 (13.66%) Degree
2 107 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (2.59%) ISEB
4 36 (2.12%) MCSD
5 33 (1.94%) MCSE
6 28 (1.65%) MCTS
7 25 (1.47%) Security Cleared
8 23 (1.35%) MCSA
9 22 (1.30%) PMI Certification
9 22 (1.30%) PMP
10 21 (1.24%) SC Cleared
11 20 (1.18%) MCP
12 12 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (0.65%) CCNA
13 11 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.65%) MCAD
14 10 (0.59%) MCPD
15 9 (0.53%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.94%) SLA
2 49 (2.89%) QA
3 20 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 85 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (1.30%) vSphere
6 15 (0.88%) Apache Flume
6 15 (0.88%) HDFS
6 15 (0.88%) XenApp
7 12 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.53%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.41%) Firmware
10 6 (0.35%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.24%) Postfix
12 4 (0.24%) XenServer
13 3 (0.18%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.18%) UAG
14 2 (0.12%) NFS
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 22 (1.30%) SCVMM
2 19 (1.12%) SCCM
3 16 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
4 15 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
4 15 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (0.88%) Oozie
5 12 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.65%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.53%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.47%) Oracle ZFS
9 7 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.41%) Puppet
10 6 (0.35%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.35%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.35%) Unicenter
11 5 (0.29%) SCOM
12 4 (0.24%) Nagios
13 3 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
13 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 623 (36.69%) Microsoft
2 247 (14.55%) Oracle
3 104 (6.12%) VMware
4 60 (3.53%) SAP
5 56 (3.30%) Citrix
5 56 (3.30%) HP
6 51 (3.00%) IBM
7 44 (2.59%) Cisco
8 40 (2.36%) Tableau
9 39 (2.30%) NetApp
10 38 (2.24%) EMC
11 27 (1.59%) Juniper
12 23 (1.35%) CheckPoint
12 23 (1.35%) Veeam
13 22 (1.30%) BMC
13 22 (1.30%) Google
14 20 (1.18%) PayPal
15 18 (1.06%) Red Hat
15 18 (1.06%) Xamarin
16 17 (1.00%) Symantec
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £24425 - £25279 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21648 - £26699.20 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + 25 days hol + MSDN subscription
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits benefits, remote working
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £51000.00 - £76000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary based on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £41000 per annum + 25 hols+BH, pension, death in service
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Salary, 25 Day Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago