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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 845 1110 1178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.70% 19.53% 21.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.19% 62.93% 61.61%
Number of salaries quoted 694 998 1032
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
1619 1764 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.25% 31.03% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1536 1636
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -6 229 £37,500 -6.25% 24
Staffordshire -3 224 £35,500 -11.25% 28
Coventry -1 101 £40,000 +3.89% 13
Warwickshire -4 89 £47,500 +26.66% 14
Worcestershire -1 75 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Shropshire -3 50 £37,500 +10.29% 6
Walsall +9 19 £37,500 -12.79% 2
Wolverhampton -7 16 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Solihull -16 14 £37,500 +15.38%
Sutton Coldfield +3 6 £22,750 -20.86% 4
Herefordshire -15 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Halesowen -2 2 £37,500 +36.36% 1
West Bromwich -13 2 £45,000 +41.73%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 989 (56.74%) .NET
2 967 (55.48%) SQL
3 900 (51.64%) C#
4 649 (37.23%) ASP.NET
5 584 (33.51%) Microsoft
6 542 (31.10%) JavaScript
7 527 (30.24%) MVC
8 464 (26.62%) HTML
9 412 (23.64%) CSS
10 408 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
11 360 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 351 (20.14%) T-SQL
13 310 (17.79%) Windows
14 307 (17.61%) Business Intelligence
15 305 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 305 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 289 (16.58%) jQuery
17 280 (16.06%) Degree
18 277 (15.89%) Web Services
19 275 (15.78%) MS Excel
20 267 (15.32%) XML
21 261 (14.97%) VB.NET
22 252 (14.46%) Oracle
22 252 (14.46%) WCF
23 240 (13.77%) Finance
24 229 (13.14%) SQL Server 2008
25 212 (12.16%) Relational Database
26 211 (12.11%) OO
27 202 (11.59%) Web Development
28 193 (11.07%) TDD

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
1 125 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 106 (6.08%) IIS
3 61 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
4 56 (3.21%) Apache
5 49 (2.81%) CMS
6 40 (2.29%) MS Exchange
7 36 (2.07%) Apache Spark
8 32 (1.84%) Apache Pig
8 32 (1.84%) Tomcat
9 28 (1.61%) WebSphere
10 23 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (1.03%) Drupal
11 18 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (1.03%) JBoss
12 16 (0.92%) Umbraco
13 13 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
15 10 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 275 (15.78%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.29%) MS Office
3 10 (0.57%) MS Project
4 6 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 51 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.15%) SAP Business One
3 14 (0.80%) Exstream
4 13 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.11%) Infor LN
7 2 (0.11%) Magento
7 2 (0.11%) Pivotal CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.057%) Line 500
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.057%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.057%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 103 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (2.29%) Office 365
3 36 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.09%) IaaS
4 19 (1.09%) PaaS
5 17 (0.98%) Sage Pay
6 15 (0.86%) OneDrive
6 15 (0.86%) SaaS
7 14 (0.80%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.11%) GitHub
11 1 (0.057%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.75%) SSL
2 38 (2.18%) SAN
3 36 (2.07%) Firewall
4 31 (1.78%) Internet
5 23 (1.32%) LAN
6 20 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.15%) WAN
7 18 (1.03%) DNS
8 15 (0.86%) DHCP
8 15 (0.86%) Skype
9 13 (0.75%) VLAN
10 12 (0.69%) Intranet
11 9 (0.52%) VoIP
12 8 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.46%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.46%) VPN
13 7 (0.40%) Network Security
13 7 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (0.34%) MPLS
14 6 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 305 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 229 (13.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 212 (12.16%) Relational Database
5 150 (8.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 145 (8.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 128 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
8 118 (6.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 102 (5.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 96 (5.51%) MySQL
11 95 (5.45%) RDBMS
12 70 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
13 61 (3.50%) NoSQL
14 55 (3.16%) OLAP
15 50 (2.87%) QlikView
16 49 (2.81%) Big Data
17 48 (2.75%) DB2
18 42 (2.41%) Hadoop
19 40 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
20 36 (2.07%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 188 (10.79%) Visual Studio
2 93 (5.34%) Git (software)
3 91 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (2.52%) Subversion
5 22 (1.26%) NUnit
6 20 (1.15%) JIRA
6 20 (1.15%) Moq
7 18 (1.03%) Selenium
8 17 (0.98%) MSTest
9 16 (0.92%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
11 9 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (0.46%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.40%) MSBuild
13 7 (0.40%) QADirector
13 7 (0.40%) ReSharper
13 7 (0.40%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.40%) TestPartner
13 7 (0.40%) Toad
14 6 (0.34%) CruiseControl
General
1 240 (13.77%) Finance
2 57 (3.27%) Marketing
3 44 (2.52%) Retail
4 26 (1.49%) Publishing
5 24 (1.38%) Advertising
5 24 (1.38%) Banking
6 22 (1.26%) Automotive
6 22 (1.26%) Law
7 20 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 17 (0.98%) Billing
8 17 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.92%) Games
10 14 (0.80%) Legal
11 13 (0.75%) Local Government
12 11 (0.63%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.52%) Back Office
14 8 (0.46%) Electronics
15 7 (0.40%) French Language
15 7 (0.40%) German Language
16 5 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1081 (62.02%) Developer
2 576 (33.05%) .NET Developer
3 350 (20.08%) C# Developer
4 298 (17.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 220 (12.62%) SQL Developer
6 216 (12.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 202 (11.59%) Analyst
8 163 (9.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 146 (8.38%) .NET Software Developer
10 143 (8.20%) Software Developer
11 137 (7.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 128 (7.34%) C# Software Developer
13 125 (7.17%) Senior Developer
14 107 (6.14%) DBA
15 98 (5.62%) Web Developer
16 89 (5.11%) SQL DBA
17 86 (4.93%) Junior
18 84 (4.82%) Administrator
19 83 (4.76%) Support Analyst
20 81 (4.65%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 989 (56.74%) .NET
2 649 (37.23%) ASP.NET
3 464 (26.62%) HTML
4 412 (23.64%) CSS
5 305 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 289 (16.58%) jQuery
7 277 (15.89%) Web Services
8 267 (15.32%) XML
9 252 (14.46%) WCF
10 170 (9.75%) AngularJS
11 156 (8.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 151 (8.66%) .NET Framework
13 136 (7.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 133 (7.63%) HTML5
15 109 (6.25%) Entity Framework
16 92 (5.28%) WPF
17 91 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 85 (4.88%) CSS3
19 83 (4.76%) RESTful
20 82 (4.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.52%) Computer Science
2 123 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 57 (3.27%) Clustering
5 49 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 49 (2.81%) Replication
6 45 (2.58%) Data Centre
7 42 (2.41%) Visualisation
8 26 (1.49%) CMDB
8 26 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.38%) User Experience
10 23 (1.32%) Social Media
11 22 (1.26%) BBC
11 22 (1.26%) Social Network
12 20 (1.15%) Driving Licence
13 18 (1.03%) iPad
14 16 (0.92%) Data Extraction
15 11 (0.63%) e-Learning
15 11 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
15 11 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 310 (17.79%) Windows
2 103 (5.91%) Windows Server
3 90 (5.16%) Linux
4 70 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (3.44%) Unix
6 45 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (1.49%) Windows 10
9 25 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 21 (1.20%) Solaris
12 19 (1.09%) Windows 8
13 18 (1.03%) Android
14 16 (0.92%) AIX
15 15 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.86%) SUSE
16 6 (0.34%) HPUX
16 6 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (30.24%) MVC
2 408 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (17.61%) Business Intelligence
4 211 (12.11%) OO
5 202 (11.59%) Web Development
6 193 (11.07%) TDD
7 181 (10.38%) ETL
8 146 (8.38%) Software Engineering
9 135 (7.75%) SOA
10 123 (7.06%) Scrum
11 116 (6.66%) CRM
11 116 (6.66%) Performance Tuning
12 114 (6.54%) SDLC
13 101 (5.79%) Data Management
13 101 (5.79%) Web Application Development
14 99 (5.68%) Mentoring
15 98 (5.62%) ITIL
16 86 (4.93%) BDD
16 86 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
17 85 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 967 (55.48%) SQL
2 900 (51.64%) C#
3 542 (31.10%) JavaScript
4 351 (20.14%) T-SQL
5 261 (14.97%) VB.NET
6 129 (7.40%) Java
7 75 (4.30%) VB
8 59 (3.38%) Ruby
9 52 (2.98%) XPath
10 45 (2.58%) Shell Script
11 42 (2.41%) PHP
12 37 (2.12%) Python
13 35 (2.01%) PL/SQL
14 33 (1.89%) PowerShell
15 23 (1.32%) C++
16 17 (0.98%) C
16 17 (0.98%) VBA
17 16 (0.92%) XAML
18 15 (0.86%) Perl
19 7 (0.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 280 (16.06%) Degree
2 127 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (2.93%) ISEB
4 41 (2.35%) MCSE
5 39 (2.24%) MCSD
6 34 (1.95%) MCTS
7 21 (1.20%) ISTQB
8 20 (1.15%) Security Cleared
9 19 (1.09%) MCPD
10 17 (0.98%) MCSA
11 13 (0.75%) MCITP
11 13 (0.75%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.75%) PMP
12 12 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.57%) DBS Check
13 10 (0.57%) MCP
13 10 (0.57%) SC Cleared
13 10 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.13%) QA
2 41 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 33 (1.89%) SLA
4 7 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 82 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 68 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.84%) Apache Flume
3 32 (1.84%) HDFS
4 26 (1.49%) vSphere
5 25 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.86%) XenApp
7 14 (0.80%) Firmware
7 14 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.23%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.23%) XenServer
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.17%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.11%) Docker
11 2 (0.11%) NFS
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (1.84%) Hadoop YARN
1 32 (1.84%) Oozie
2 18 (1.03%) NetBackup
2 18 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (0.80%) Oracle ZFS
4 13 (0.75%) SCVMM
4 13 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (0.75%) Unicenter
5 12 (0.69%) SCCM
5 12 (0.69%) WSUS
6 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.57%) SCOM
8 7 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.34%) Puppet
10 5 (0.29%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.29%) OpenView
11 4 (0.23%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 584 (33.51%) Microsoft
2 252 (14.46%) Oracle
3 95 (5.45%) VMware
4 66 (3.79%) Tableau
5 49 (2.81%) SAP
6 42 (2.41%) Google
7 41 (2.35%) Citrix
8 40 (2.29%) HP
9 38 (2.18%) IBM
10 36 (2.07%) Cloudera
11 32 (1.84%) Cisco
11 32 (1.84%) Hortonworks
11 32 (1.84%) MapR
12 28 (1.61%) Facebook
12 28 (1.61%) NetApp
13 23 (1.32%) Apple
14 22 (1.26%) Sony
14 22 (1.26%) Yahoo!
15 21 (1.20%) PayPal
16 17 (0.98%) WorldPay
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + relocation assistance
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary with benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + hol,pension, death service
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Maurice Nash
Salary: £55,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham City University
Salary: £37,685- £40,961 + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum + bi-annual pay reviews + flexible w
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 25 days ago