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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 12 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 689 854 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.43% 16.18% 22.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.92% 54.29% 66.33%
Number of salaries quoted 598 724 1039
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
1302 1573 1684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.26% 29.81% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1293 1515
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -7 216 £44,500 +18.66% 43
Staffordshire -1 140 £37,500 -1.31% 23
Coventry +7 83 £40,000 - 9
Worcestershire +6 55 £37,500 - 10
Warwickshire -10 50 £42,500 - 14
Solihull +4 32 £40,750 +8.66% 5
Herefordshire -4 30 £41,500 +12.92% 10
Shropshire -7 21 £37,000 -7.50% 3
Walsall +8 10 £37,000 -8.64% 1
West Bromwich -4 8 £46,250 +10.11%
Halesowen - 7 £24,500 - 3
Sutton Coldfield -1 3 £28,500 -12.30% 4
Wolverhampton +2 2 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Stourbridge - 2 £40,000 - 1
Dudley +9 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 928 (59.00%) .NET
2 902 (57.34%) C#
3 802 (50.99%) SQL
4 644 (40.94%) ASP.NET
5 587 (37.32%) MVC
6 574 (36.49%) JavaScript
7 550 (34.97%) Microsoft
8 508 (32.29%) HTML
9 485 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
10 425 (27.02%) CSS
11 328 (20.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 326 (20.72%) Windows
13 277 (17.61%) T-SQL
14 275 (17.48%) MS Excel
15 244 (15.51%) AngularJS
16 243 (15.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 235 (14.94%) .NET Framework
18 219 (13.92%) jQuery
19 211 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
20 210 (13.35%) Oracle
21 207 (13.16%) TDD
22 204 (12.97%) Web Services
23 202 (12.84%) XML
24 201 (12.78%) VB.NET
25 197 (12.52%) SQL Server 2008
26 195 (12.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 195 (12.40%) Finance
27 190 (12.08%) WCF
28 187 (11.89%) Web Development
29 176 (11.19%) Visual Studio

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 (7.06%) IIS
2 72 (4.58%) CMS
3 57 (3.62%) SharePoint
4 48 (3.05%) MS Exchange
5 34 (2.16%) Umbraco
6 28 (1.78%) JBoss
7 26 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 25 (1.59%) Apache
8 25 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (0.76%) Apache Spark
12 12 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.70%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.64%) WordPress
15 9 (0.57%) SAS
15 9 (0.57%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.51%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 275 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.46%) MS Office
3 4 (0.25%) SPSS
4 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.064%) InDesign
5 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.064%) MS Project
5 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.064%) Stata
Business Applications
1 42 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.45%) Shopify
6 6 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.32%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.25%) Magento
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.19%) FastStats
9 3 (0.19%) Infor LN
9 3 (0.19%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.19%) Lorenzo
9 3 (0.19%) OpenText MBPM
9 3 (0.19%) OpenText Process Suite
10 1 (0.064%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.064%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.064%) OPENHousing
10 1 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 154 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.35%) IaaS
3 37 (2.35%) Office 365
3 37 (2.35%) PaaS
4 29 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (1.46%) GitHub
6 19 (1.21%) SaaS
7 8 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.32%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.064%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.99%) Firewall
2 46 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 45 (2.86%) DNS
4 42 (2.67%) LAN
5 39 (2.48%) DHCP
5 39 (2.48%) WAN
6 36 (2.29%) SAN
7 33 (2.10%) SSL
8 31 (1.97%) Internet
8 31 (1.97%) VLAN
9 25 (1.59%) HTTP
10 21 (1.34%) VPN
11 17 (1.08%) Network Security
12 15 (0.95%) Wireless
13 14 (0.89%) Intranet
14 9 (0.57%) ICMP
14 9 (0.57%) SMTP
14 9 (0.57%) Telnet
15 7 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (15.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 197 (12.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 195 (12.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 145 (9.22%) Relational Database
5 138 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 135 (8.58%) MySQL
7 133 (8.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 105 (6.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 98 (6.23%) NoSQL
10 94 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
10 94 (5.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 60 (3.81%) DB2
12 54 (3.43%) RDBMS
13 53 (3.37%) MongoDB
14 27 (1.72%) Big Data
15 21 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
16 20 (1.27%) QlikView
17 19 (1.21%) Oracle Database
17 19 (1.21%) Power BI
18 18 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 176 (11.19%) Visual Studio
2 122 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 100 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 67 (4.26%) Subversion
5 33 (2.10%) Jenkins
6 29 (1.84%) Selenium
7 25 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 23 (1.46%) TeamCity
9 19 (1.21%) JIRA
10 17 (1.08%) MSTest
11 16 (1.02%) MSBuild
12 14 (0.89%) Mercurial
13 13 (0.83%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.64%) Moq
14 10 (0.64%) NUnit
15 9 (0.57%) SpecFlow
16 8 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
16 8 (0.51%) WebDriver
17 6 (0.38%) NCrunch
17 6 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 195 (12.40%) Finance
2 55 (3.50%) Retail
3 42 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 35 (2.23%) Automotive
5 34 (2.16%) Marketing
6 33 (2.10%) Banking
7 31 (1.97%) Publishing
8 29 (1.84%) Advertising
9 28 (1.78%) Games
10 26 (1.65%) Telecoms
11 17 (1.08%) Law
12 16 (1.02%) Music Industry
13 13 (0.83%) Legal
14 12 (0.76%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.51%) International Banking
16 6 (0.38%) Back Office
16 6 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.32%) German Language
18 4 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 933 (59.31%) Developer
2 499 (31.72%) .NET Developer
3 346 (22.00%) C# Developer
4 251 (15.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 192 (12.21%) Senior Developer
6 170 (10.81%) Analyst
7 165 (10.49%) SQL Developer
8 145 (9.22%) ASP.NET Developer
9 128 (8.14%) Software Developer
10 117 (7.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 103 (6.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 72 (4.58%) DBA
13 70 (4.45%) Support Analyst
14 69 (4.39%) Web Developer
15 68 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 67 (4.26%) Junior
17 64 (4.07%) .NET Software Developer
17 64 (4.07%) C# Software Developer
17 64 (4.07%) Junior Developer
18 62 (3.94%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 928 (59.00%) .NET
2 644 (40.94%) ASP.NET
3 508 (32.29%) HTML
4 425 (27.02%) CSS
5 328 (20.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 244 (15.51%) AngularJS
7 235 (14.94%) .NET Framework
8 219 (13.92%) jQuery
9 204 (12.97%) Web Services
10 202 (12.84%) XML
11 190 (12.08%) WCF
12 169 (10.74%) HTML5
13 162 (10.30%) Entity Framework
14 148 (9.41%) ASP.NET Web API
15 123 (7.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 94 (5.98%) KnockoutJS
17 91 (5.79%) RESTful
18 90 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 90 (5.72%) CSS3
19 78 (4.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 48 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
3 48 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 36 (2.29%) Data Centre
5 31 (1.97%) Clustering
6 30 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 29 (1.84%) CMDB
8 25 (1.59%) iPad
9 22 (1.40%) User Experience
10 17 (1.08%) Visualisation
11 16 (1.02%) Replication
12 15 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
13 14 (0.89%) Biometrics
13 14 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
13 14 (0.89%) Social Network
14 12 (0.76%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.64%) IVR
15 10 (0.64%) NHS
16 9 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 326 (20.72%) Windows
2 162 (10.30%) Windows Server
3 97 (6.17%) Linux
4 69 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (3.50%) Unix
7 45 (2.86%) Android
8 31 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (1.78%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.08%) Windows XP
11 14 (0.89%) Windows Vista
12 13 (0.83%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.76%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.64%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.45%) Solaris
16 5 (0.32%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.064%) AIX
18 1 (0.064%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (37.32%) MVC
2 485 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
4 207 (13.16%) TDD
5 187 (11.89%) Web Development
6 171 (10.87%) SDLC
7 156 (9.92%) Scrum
8 133 (8.46%) CRM
9 130 (8.26%) OO
10 123 (7.82%) Mentoring
11 122 (7.76%) Software Engineering
12 118 (7.50%) SOA
13 107 (6.80%) ITIL
14 91 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
15 88 (5.59%) Web Application Development
16 87 (5.53%) BDD
17 79 (5.02%) Project Management
18 70 (4.45%) SOLID
19 67 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
20 66 (4.20%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 902 (57.34%) C#
2 802 (50.99%) SQL
3 574 (36.49%) JavaScript
4 277 (17.61%) T-SQL
5 201 (12.78%) VB.NET
6 132 (8.39%) Java
7 70 (4.45%) VB
8 58 (3.69%) PowerShell
9 52 (3.31%) Ruby
10 51 (3.24%) PHP
11 27 (1.72%) C
11 27 (1.72%) VBA
12 21 (1.34%) C++
13 20 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.27%) Python
14 18 (1.14%) TypeScript
15 15 (0.95%) XPath
16 14 (0.89%) VB6
17 9 (0.57%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 159 (10.11%) Degree
2 67 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (2.10%) ISEB
4 31 (1.97%) PMP
5 29 (1.84%) PMI Certification
6 25 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 24 (1.53%) MCSE
8 21 (1.34%) MCSD
9 20 (1.27%) SC Cleared
10 18 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (1.08%) MCSA
12 13 (0.83%) CCNA
13 12 (0.76%) MCTS
14 11 (0.70%) MCP
15 10 (0.64%) MCITP
16 8 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
17 7 (0.45%) MCAD
18 4 (0.25%) DV Cleared
18 4 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.50%) QA
2 29 (1.84%) SLA
3 15 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.064%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 75 (4.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.34%) XenApp
6 11 (0.70%) Docker
7 10 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.64%) Terminal Server
8 6 (0.38%) vSphere
8 6 (0.38%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.32%) HDFS
9 5 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.25%) NFS
10 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.19%) Postfix
11 3 (0.19%) UAG
11 3 (0.19%) XenServer
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 30 (1.91%) SCVMM
2 18 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.51%) Puppet
5 7 (0.45%) SCCM
6 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.25%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.25%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.25%) EdgeSight
7 4 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.25%) SCOM
8 3 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.19%) Kibana
8 3 (0.19%) Nagios
8 3 (0.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.19%) WSUS
9 2 (0.13%) Oozie
9 2 (0.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 550 (34.97%) Microsoft
2 210 (13.35%) Oracle
3 105 (6.68%) VMware
4 67 (4.26%) Citrix
5 61 (3.88%) Cisco
6 57 (3.62%) IBM
7 44 (2.80%) EMC
8 41 (2.61%) HP
9 38 (2.42%) NetApp
10 31 (1.97%) CheckPoint
10 31 (1.97%) Juniper
11 29 (1.84%) BMC
12 27 (1.72%) Google
13 26 (1.65%) Telerik
14 21 (1.34%) Cognos
15 20 (1.27%) Symantec
15 20 (1.27%) Tableau
16 17 (1.08%) SAP
16 17 (1.08%) Veeam
17 13 (0.83%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Parking
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £38500 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum 25 days holiday, training workshops and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 TO 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago