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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 830 877 1283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.21% 17.20% 22.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.82% 57.43% 64.93%
Number of salaries quoted 697 776 1169
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1514 1527 1976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.75% 29.95% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1258 1305 1748
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -5 268 £40,000 +6.66% 30
Staffordshire -2 169 £37,500 - 23
Coventry +4 104 £38,750 -13.88% 8
Warwickshire -10 61 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Worcestershire 0 42 £36,000 +2.85% 12
Shropshire -2 38 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Solihull -10 31 £38,750 -3.12% 5
Herefordshire -2 24 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Walsall 0 12 £37,000 -8.64% 3
West Bromwich -4 10 £41,250 +11.48%
Sutton Coldfield +4 7 £28,500 -13.63%
Wolverhampton -5 5 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Halesowen -2 4 £24,750 -47.89% 3
Dudley +6 3 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Stourbridge 0 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Smethwick - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 974 (57.80%) .NET
2 954 (56.62%) C#
3 901 (53.47%) SQL
4 671 (39.82%) ASP.NET
5 637 (37.80%) Microsoft
6 600 (35.61%) MVC
7 598 (35.49%) JavaScript
8 529 (31.39%) HTML
9 477 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
10 421 (24.99%) CSS
11 358 (21.25%) Windows
12 326 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 319 (18.93%) T-SQL
14 289 (17.15%) MS Excel
15 258 (15.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 244 (14.48%) VB.NET
16 244 (14.48%) SQL Server 2008
17 238 (14.12%) Oracle
17 238 (14.12%) XML
18 236 (14.01%) jQuery
19 230 (13.65%) AngularJS
20 229 (13.59%) .NET Framework
20 229 (13.59%) Web Services
21 217 (12.88%) Business Intelligence
21 217 (12.88%) Finance
22 204 (12.11%) WCF
23 202 (11.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 192 (11.39%) Degree
25 188 (11.16%) TDD
26 182 (10.80%) Web Development

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
1 111 (6.59%) IIS
2 78 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 73 (4.33%) CMS
4 59 (3.50%) MS Exchange
5 38 (2.26%) Apache
6 36 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
6 36 (2.14%) Umbraco
7 30 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 27 (1.60%) JBoss
9 26 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 25 (1.48%) WebSphere
11 18 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.83%) Moodle
13 13 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.65%) Apache Spark
14 11 (0.65%) NetWeaver
15 10 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (0.59%) Skype for Business
15 10 (0.59%) WordPress
16 9 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 289 (17.15%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.42%) MS Office
3 4 (0.24%) SPSS
4 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.059%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.059%) InDesign
5 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.059%) MS Project
5 1 (0.059%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.059%) Stata
Business Applications
1 52 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.36%) Shopify
4 5 (0.30%) Magento
4 5 (0.30%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.18%) FastStats
6 3 (0.18%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (0.18%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.12%) Lorenzo
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.12%) Pivotal CRM
8 1 (0.059%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.059%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.059%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 156 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.61%) Office 365
4 37 (2.20%) IaaS
4 37 (2.20%) PaaS
5 33 (1.96%) GitHub
6 27 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (1.19%) SaaS
8 8 (0.47%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.24%) Sage Pay
10 3 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.26%) Firewall
2 51 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 46 (2.73%) LAN
4 44 (2.61%) DNS
5 43 (2.55%) WAN
6 41 (2.43%) SAN
7 40 (2.37%) DHCP
8 38 (2.26%) SSL
9 31 (1.84%) VLAN
10 30 (1.78%) Internet
11 25 (1.48%) HTTP
12 24 (1.42%) VPN
13 22 (1.31%) Network Security
14 15 (0.89%) Intranet
15 13 (0.77%) Wireless
16 9 (0.53%) ICMP
16 9 (0.53%) SMTP
16 9 (0.53%) Telnet
17 8 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (15.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 244 (14.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 202 (11.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 161 (9.55%) Relational Database
5 153 (9.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 147 (8.72%) MySQL
7 125 (7.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 109 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 105 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
10 104 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 74 (4.39%) NoSQL
12 64 (3.80%) DB2
13 58 (3.44%) RDBMS
14 42 (2.49%) MongoDB
15 29 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
16 27 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
17 23 (1.36%) Big Data
18 20 (1.19%) Oracle Database
18 20 (1.19%) QlikView
19 17 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 173 (10.27%) Visual Studio
2 117 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 92 (5.46%) Git (software)
4 68 (4.04%) Subversion
5 32 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 27 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 25 (1.48%) Selenium
8 23 (1.36%) TeamCity
9 19 (1.13%) JIRA
10 17 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.71%) Mercurial
11 12 (0.71%) MSTest
12 11 (0.65%) MSBuild
13 10 (0.59%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.53%) NCrunch
15 8 (0.47%) Moq
15 8 (0.47%) NUnit
16 7 (0.42%) WebDriver
17 6 (0.36%) Log4j
17 6 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 217 (12.88%) Finance
2 64 (3.80%) Retail
3 38 (2.26%) Marketing
4 37 (2.20%) Advertising
5 31 (1.84%) Banking
5 31 (1.84%) Publishing
6 30 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.60%) Automotive
8 25 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.31%) Music Industry
10 21 (1.25%) Law
11 20 (1.19%) Games
12 15 (0.89%) Legal
13 14 (0.83%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.42%) German Language
15 7 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.36%) Back Office
16 6 (0.36%) French Language
16 6 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1012 (60.06%) Developer
2 526 (31.22%) .NET Developer
3 366 (21.72%) C# Developer
4 274 (16.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 204 (12.11%) Senior Developer
6 203 (12.05%) SQL Developer
7 194 (11.51%) Analyst
8 161 (9.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 141 (8.37%) Software Developer
10 127 (7.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 107 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
12 82 (4.87%) .NET Software Developer
12 82 (4.87%) Support Analyst
13 78 (4.63%) C# Software Developer
14 76 (4.51%) Junior
15 71 (4.21%) DBA
15 71 (4.21%) Junior Developer
16 70 (4.15%) Senior C# Developer
16 70 (4.15%) VB.NET Developer
17 69 (4.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 974 (57.80%) .NET
2 671 (39.82%) ASP.NET
3 529 (31.39%) HTML
4 421 (24.99%) CSS
5 326 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 238 (14.12%) XML
7 236 (14.01%) jQuery
8 230 (13.65%) AngularJS
9 229 (13.59%) .NET Framework
9 229 (13.59%) Web Services
10 204 (12.11%) WCF
11 154 (9.14%) HTML5
12 144 (8.55%) Entity Framework
13 141 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 112 (6.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 97 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 92 (5.46%) KnockoutJS
17 91 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 83 (4.93%) Ajax
19 82 (4.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 52 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 49 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 41 (2.43%) Clustering
6 39 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 30 (1.78%) iPad
8 29 (1.72%) CMDB
8 29 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.13%) Replication
10 18 (1.07%) User Experience
11 15 (0.89%) NHS
11 15 (0.89%) Visualisation
12 14 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
13 13 (0.77%) IVR
14 11 (0.65%) Social Network
15 10 (0.59%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.59%) Statistics
16 9 (0.53%) Data Integration
17 8 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 358 (21.25%) Windows
2 173 (10.27%) Windows Server
3 99 (5.88%) Linux
4 83 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (3.20%) Unix
7 42 (2.49%) Android
8 40 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 19 (1.13%) Windows 7
11 18 (1.07%) Solaris
12 16 (0.95%) Windows XP
13 14 (0.83%) Windows Vista
14 13 (0.77%) Windows 10
15 11 (0.65%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.18%) AIX
20 2 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (35.61%) MVC
2 477 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (12.88%) Business Intelligence
4 188 (11.16%) TDD
5 182 (10.80%) SDLC
5 182 (10.80%) Web Development
6 159 (9.44%) Scrum
7 154 (9.14%) CRM
8 139 (8.25%) OO
9 127 (7.54%) SOA
10 116 (6.88%) Software Engineering
11 115 (6.82%) Mentoring
12 110 (6.53%) ITIL
13 87 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (4.87%) Project Management
15 80 (4.75%) ETL
16 78 (4.63%) Web Application Development
17 75 (4.45%) BDD
18 68 (4.04%) SOLID
19 66 (3.92%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 954 (56.62%) C#
2 901 (53.47%) SQL
3 598 (35.49%) JavaScript
4 319 (18.93%) T-SQL
5 244 (14.48%) VB.NET
6 150 (8.90%) Java
7 60 (3.56%) VB
8 51 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 50 (2.97%) PHP
10 43 (2.55%) Ruby
11 29 (1.72%) Python
12 28 (1.66%) PL/SQL
13 27 (1.60%) C
14 24 (1.42%) VBA
15 20 (1.19%) C++
15 20 (1.19%) XPath
16 13 (0.77%) Shell Script
16 13 (0.77%) VB6
17 10 (0.59%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.47%) F#
Qualifications
1 192 (11.39%) Degree
2 89 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (2.20%) ISEB
4 33 (1.96%) MCSD
5 31 (1.84%) Security Cleared
6 29 (1.72%) PMP
7 27 (1.60%) MCSE
7 27 (1.60%) PMI Certification
8 25 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 24 (1.42%) MCTS
10 20 (1.19%) MCSA
11 18 (1.07%) MCP
12 17 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (0.89%) CCNA
13 15 (0.89%) MCITP
14 10 (0.59%) MCAD
14 10 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.36%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.36%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.67%) SLA
2 42 (2.49%) QA
3 13 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.059%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 108 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 78 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 32 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.25%) XenApp
6 18 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.59%) Terminal Server
8 9 (0.53%) vSphere
9 7 (0.42%) Docker
9 7 (0.42%) HDFS
10 6 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.30%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.30%) NFS
11 5 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.24%) Postfix
13 3 (0.18%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.18%) Firmware
13 3 (0.18%) UAG
13 3 (0.18%) XenServer
14 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (1.66%) SCVMM
2 17 (1.01%) SCCM
3 16 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 10 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.59%) Puppet
7 8 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.30%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.30%) Oozie
9 5 (0.30%) SCOM
10 4 (0.24%) EdgeSight
10 4 (0.24%) Nagios
10 4 (0.24%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 3 (0.18%) Kibana
11 3 (0.18%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 637 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 238 (14.12%) Oracle
3 107 (6.35%) VMware
4 71 (4.21%) Citrix
5 57 (3.38%) Cisco
6 56 (3.32%) IBM
7 42 (2.49%) EMC
7 42 (2.49%) HP
8 38 (2.26%) NetApp
9 31 (1.84%) Juniper
10 29 (1.72%) CheckPoint
11 27 (1.60%) BMC
11 27 (1.60%) SAP
12 26 (1.54%) Google
13 25 (1.48%) Telerik
14 23 (1.36%) Cognos
15 18 (1.07%) Red Hat
15 18 (1.07%) Symantec
16 17 (1.01%) Veeam
17 13 (0.77%) Xamarin
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Posted: 27 minutes ago
Herefordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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