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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 859 1152 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.22% 19.56% 21.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.37% 64.39% 60.92%
Number of salaries quoted 705 1035 990
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
1580 1789 1896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.16% 30.38% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1535 1605
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 £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 July 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 July 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
Staffordshire -3 256 £35,000 -12.50% 31
Birmingham -7 245 £37,500 -6.25% 38
Coventry -6 105 £40,000 - 15
Warwickshire -4 80 £37,500 +4.16% 14
Worcestershire -4 48 £37,500 - 7
Shropshire -12 31 £35,750 +11.71% 7
Wolverhampton -3 21 £37,500 +20.00% 4
Sutton Coldfield +5 15 £25,000 -35.48% 4
Solihull -13 14 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Walsall +4 13 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Bromwich 0 5 £32,500 +4.83%
Herefordshire -14 3 £51,250 +28.12% 3
Halesowen 0 2 £37,500 +36.36%
Brierley Hill - 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 28 July 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.

1 959 (56.38%) SQL
2 956 (56.20%) .NET
3 878 (51.62%) C#
4 633 (37.21%) ASP.NET
5 591 (34.74%) Microsoft
6 532 (31.28%) JavaScript
7 520 (30.57%) MVC
8 463 (27.22%) HTML
9 413 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
10 403 (23.69%) CSS
11 323 (18.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 321 (18.87%) T-SQL
13 292 (17.17%) Windows
14 285 (16.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 280 (16.46%) MS Excel
16 278 (16.34%) Degree
16 278 (16.34%) jQuery
17 275 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
18 269 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 262 (15.40%) Web Services
20 260 (15.29%) VB.NET
21 253 (14.87%) XML
22 244 (14.34%) Oracle
23 236 (13.87%) SQL Server 2008
24 234 (13.76%) WCF
25 217 (12.76%) Finance
26 198 (11.64%) OO
27 192 (11.29%) Relational Database
28 184 (10.82%) TDD
29 180 (10.58%) 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
1 120 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 100 (5.88%) IIS
3 58 (3.41%) Apache
4 53 (3.12%) BizTalk Server
5 43 (2.53%) CMS
6 42 (2.47%) MS Exchange
7 31 (1.82%) Apache Spark
8 29 (1.70%) Tomcat
9 28 (1.65%) Apache Pig
10 23 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 21 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (1.06%) JBoss
14 17 (1.00%) Drupal
15 16 (0.94%) Umbraco
16 12 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (0.65%) NetWeaver
18 9 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
19 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 280 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.88%) MS Office
3 10 (0.59%) MS Project
4 7 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 50 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.18%) SAP Business One
3 13 (0.76%) Exstream
4 10 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.12%) Infor LN
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.12%) Pivotal CRM
7 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.059%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.059%) Magento
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.059%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.059%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 117 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.53%) Office 365
4 23 (1.35%) IaaS
4 23 (1.35%) PaaS
5 19 (1.12%) GitHub
6 17 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (1.00%) Sage Pay
7 15 (0.88%) OneDrive
7 15 (0.88%) SaaS
8 13 (0.76%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.65%) SSL
2 37 (2.18%) Firewall
2 37 (2.18%) SAN
3 34 (2.00%) Internet
4 25 (1.47%) LAN
5 23 (1.35%) WAN
6 19 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.00%) DNS
8 15 (0.88%) Skype
9 14 (0.82%) VLAN
10 13 (0.76%) DHCP
11 10 (0.59%) Intranet
12 9 (0.53%) VoIP
13 8 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (0.47%) Network Security
13 8 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (0.47%) VPN
14 7 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.41%) Wireless
15 6 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (18.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 269 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 236 (13.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 192 (11.29%) Relational Database
5 149 (8.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 115 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 111 (6.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 109 (6.41%) MySQL
9 106 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
10 95 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 81 (4.76%) RDBMS
12 61 (3.59%) NoSQL
13 55 (3.23%) DB2
14 50 (2.94%) OLAP
15 47 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
16 42 (2.47%) Big Data
17 38 (2.23%) Hadoop
18 35 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
19 33 (1.94%) QlikView
20 31 (1.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 164 (9.64%) Visual Studio
2 92 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 80 (4.70%) Git (software)
4 39 (2.29%) Subversion
5 20 (1.18%) NUnit
6 19 (1.12%) JIRA
7 18 (1.06%) Moq
7 18 (1.06%) Selenium
8 14 (0.82%) MSTest
9 13 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.47%) ReSharper
11 8 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (0.41%) MSBuild
12 7 (0.41%) QADirector
12 7 (0.41%) TestPartner
12 7 (0.41%) Toad
13 6 (0.35%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.29%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 217 (12.76%) Finance
2 55 (3.23%) Retail
3 47 (2.76%) Marketing
4 30 (1.76%) Publishing
5 29 (1.70%) Advertising
6 24 (1.41%) Law
7 22 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.23%) Automotive
9 20 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.12%) Banking
11 13 (0.76%) Games
11 13 (0.76%) Legal
12 10 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.53%) French Language
13 9 (0.53%) German Language
14 8 (0.47%) Billing
14 8 (0.47%) Electronics
15 7 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.41%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1052 (61.85%) Developer
2 562 (33.04%) .NET Developer
3 345 (20.28%) C# Developer
4 286 (16.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 207 (12.17%) SQL Developer
6 203 (11.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 192 (11.29%) Analyst
8 154 (9.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 138 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
9 138 (8.11%) Software Developer
10 135 (7.94%) Senior Developer
11 115 (6.76%) C# Software Developer
12 108 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 93 (5.47%) DBA
14 88 (5.17%) Web Developer
15 87 (5.11%) Junior
16 84 (4.94%) Senior .NET Developer
17 83 (4.88%) Support Analyst
18 82 (4.82%) VB.NET Developer
19 79 (4.64%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 956 (56.20%) .NET
2 633 (37.21%) ASP.NET
3 463 (27.22%) HTML
4 403 (23.69%) CSS
5 285 (16.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 278 (16.34%) jQuery
7 262 (15.40%) Web Services
8 253 (14.87%) XML
9 234 (13.76%) WCF
10 170 (9.99%) AngularJS
11 156 (9.17%) .NET Framework
12 154 (9.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 128 (7.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 122 (7.17%) HTML5
15 109 (6.41%) Entity Framework
16 82 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 82 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 80 (4.70%) RESTful
18 79 (4.64%) WPF
19 77 (4.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 139 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 60 (3.53%) Mobile App
4 55 (3.23%) Clustering
5 49 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 42 (2.47%) Replication
8 41 (2.41%) Visualisation
9 30 (1.76%) CMDB
10 28 (1.65%) Management Information System
11 27 (1.59%) iPad
12 24 (1.41%) Social Network
13 23 (1.35%) Driving Licence
14 20 (1.18%) User Experience
15 16 (0.94%) Social Media
16 15 (0.88%) BBC
17 13 (0.76%) Statistics
18 12 (0.71%) NHS
19 10 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
20 9 (0.53%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 292 (17.17%) Windows
2 100 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 85 (5.00%) Linux
4 67 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (3.47%) Unix
6 52 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 26 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 25 (1.47%) Solaris
11 20 (1.18%) Android
11 20 (1.18%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.88%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.82%) SUSE
14 13 (0.76%) AIX
14 13 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.35%) HPUX
17 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (30.57%) MVC
2 413 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
4 198 (11.64%) OO
5 184 (10.82%) TDD
6 180 (10.58%) Web Development
7 154 (9.05%) ETL
8 127 (7.47%) Software Engineering
9 125 (7.35%) SOA
10 121 (7.11%) CRM
10 121 (7.11%) SDLC
11 117 (6.88%) Scrum
12 101 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
13 96 (5.64%) Mentoring
13 96 (5.64%) Web Application Development
14 93 (5.47%) ITIL
15 90 (5.29%) Data Management
16 86 (5.06%) Project Management
17 84 (4.94%) BDD
18 76 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 959 (56.38%) SQL
2 878 (51.62%) C#
3 532 (31.28%) JavaScript
4 321 (18.87%) T-SQL
5 260 (15.29%) VB.NET
6 145 (8.52%) Java
7 58 (3.41%) VB
8 55 (3.23%) Ruby
9 42 (2.47%) Python
10 41 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 41 (2.41%) XPath
11 39 (2.29%) PHP
12 28 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 27 (1.59%) PowerShell
14 21 (1.23%) VBA
15 17 (1.00%) C
15 17 (1.00%) C++
16 15 (0.88%) XAML
17 14 (0.82%) Perl
18 6 (0.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 278 (16.34%) Degree
2 116 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (3.23%) ISEB
4 36 (2.12%) MCSD
5 34 (2.00%) MCSE
6 28 (1.65%) MCTS
7 21 (1.23%) ISTQB
8 18 (1.06%) MCPD
8 18 (1.06%) Security Cleared
9 17 (1.00%) PMI Certification
9 17 (1.00%) PMP
10 14 (0.82%) MCSA
11 13 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.59%) DBS Check
12 10 (0.59%) MCITP
12 10 (0.59%) MCP
13 9 (0.53%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.35%) QA
2 48 (2.82%) SLA
3 22 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 75 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.65%) Apache Flume
3 28 (1.65%) HDFS
4 27 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.47%) vSphere
6 18 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.82%) Firmware
8 11 (0.65%) XenApp
9 8 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.24%) XenServer
12 3 (0.18%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.18%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.12%) Docker
13 2 (0.12%) NFS
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (1.65%) Hadoop YARN
1 28 (1.65%) Oozie
2 17 (1.00%) NetBackup
2 17 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (1.00%) SCVMM
3 16 (0.94%) SCCM
4 15 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 15 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
5 13 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (0.76%) Unicenter
6 11 (0.65%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.53%) SCOM
8 7 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.35%) Puppet
9 6 (0.35%) WSUS
10 5 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.24%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.24%) MAILsweeper
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 591 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 244 (14.34%) Oracle
3 92 (5.41%) VMware
4 52 (3.06%) SAP
5 49 (2.88%) Tableau
6 45 (2.65%) HP
7 43 (2.53%) IBM
8 42 (2.47%) Citrix
9 37 (2.18%) Cisco
10 34 (2.00%) Google
11 32 (1.88%) NetApp
12 31 (1.82%) Cloudera
13 28 (1.65%) Hortonworks
13 28 (1.65%) MapR
14 22 (1.29%) Facebook
15 21 (1.23%) Juniper
15 21 (1.23%) PayPal
16 19 (1.12%) EMC
16 19 (1.12%) Sitecore
17 18 (1.06%) Apple
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Leominster, Herefordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + profit share + pension + healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £44,000 + attractive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Progression, new projects, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum £3,000 Bonus, Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago