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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 851 1101 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.64% 19.18% 21.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.58% 64.61% 61.03%
Number of salaries quoted 691 982 966
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,900 £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
1531 1704 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.35% 29.69% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1463 1563
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 August 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 August 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 -5 292 £37,500 -6.25% 40
Staffordshire -2 235 £35,000 -2.77% 38
Coventry -7 101 £40,250 +0.62% 13
Warwickshire -6 72 £35,500 -5.33% 19
Worcestershire -4 37 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Wolverhampton -3 21 £35,250 +8.46% 3
Shropshire -16 21 £31,750 -0.78% 8
Sutton Coldfield +4 17 £25,250 -34.83% 2
Solihull -12 13 £35,000 - 8
Walsall -2 8 £34,750 -3.47% 1
West Bromwich 0 7 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Herefordshire -13 3 £51,250 +28.12% 9
Brierley Hill 0 1 £42,500 -
Halesowen -1 1 £36,000 +30.90%
Wednesbury - 1 £32,500 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 923 (55.67%) SQL
2 911 (54.95%) .NET
3 850 (51.27%) C#
4 602 (36.31%) ASP.NET
5 594 (35.83%) Microsoft
6 515 (31.06%) MVC
7 511 (30.82%) JavaScript
8 436 (26.30%) HTML
9 403 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
10 371 (22.38%) CSS
11 310 (18.70%) Windows
12 299 (18.03%) T-SQL
13 283 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 271 (16.34%) MS Excel
14 271 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC
15 265 (15.98%) VB.NET
16 259 (15.62%) jQuery
17 253 (15.26%) Web Services
18 252 (15.20%) Degree
19 249 (15.02%) XML
20 247 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
21 242 (14.60%) SQL Server 2008
22 241 (14.54%) Oracle
23 235 (14.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 216 (13.03%) WCF
25 196 (11.82%) Finance
26 191 (11.52%) Relational Database
27 180 (10.86%) OO
28 179 (10.80%) TDD
29 167 (10.07%) 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
1 117 (7.06%) IIS
2 102 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 56 (3.38%) Apache
4 55 (3.32%) MS Exchange
5 53 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
6 36 (2.17%) CMS
7 26 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 24 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 21 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 21 (1.27%) JBoss
10 21 (1.27%) Umbraco
11 20 (1.21%) Apache Pig
11 20 (1.21%) Apache Spark
12 18 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (0.97%) Drupal
14 13 (0.78%) NetWeaver
15 12 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.72%) Skype for Business
16 11 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 271 (16.34%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.81%) MS Office
3 6 (0.36%) MS Project
4 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 45 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.15%) SAP Business One
3 12 (0.72%) Exstream
4 9 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.18%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.12%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.12%) Lorenzo
8 2 (0.12%) Magento
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.12%) Pivotal CRM
9 1 (0.060%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 129 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (2.77%) Office 365
4 24 (1.45%) IaaS
4 24 (1.45%) PaaS
5 23 (1.39%) GitHub
6 18 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (1.03%) Sage Pay
8 14 (0.84%) OneDrive
9 10 (0.60%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.60%) SaaS
10 3 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.060%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.02%) Firewall
2 49 (2.96%) SSL
3 44 (2.65%) SAN
4 39 (2.35%) LAN
5 37 (2.23%) WAN
6 33 (1.99%) Internet
7 31 (1.87%) TCP/IP
8 29 (1.75%) DNS
9 27 (1.63%) DHCP
10 21 (1.27%) VLAN
11 20 (1.21%) VPN
12 19 (1.15%) Network Security
13 14 (0.84%) HTTP
14 13 (0.78%) Skype
15 12 (0.72%) Intranet
15 12 (0.72%) Wireless
16 9 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (0.54%) VoIP
17 7 (0.42%) ICMP
17 7 (0.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 242 (14.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 235 (14.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 191 (11.52%) Relational Database
5 165 (9.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 119 (7.18%) MySQL
7 114 (6.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 101 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
9 98 (5.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 92 (5.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 75 (4.52%) RDBMS
12 65 (3.92%) NoSQL
13 59 (3.56%) DB2
14 45 (2.71%) OLAP
15 30 (1.81%) Big Data
15 30 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
15 30 (1.81%) Hadoop
16 29 (1.75%) OLAP Cube
16 29 (1.75%) QlikView
17 26 (1.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 141 (8.50%) Visual Studio
2 85 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 84 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (2.47%) Subversion
5 18 (1.09%) JIRA
5 18 (1.09%) Selenium
6 15 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (0.78%) MSTest
7 13 (0.78%) NUnit
8 12 (0.72%) Moq
9 9 (0.54%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.54%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.42%) MSBuild
10 7 (0.42%) NCrunch
10 7 (0.42%) QADirector
10 7 (0.42%) TestPartner
11 6 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 196 (11.82%) Finance
2 56 (3.38%) Retail
3 41 (2.47%) Marketing
4 29 (1.75%) Publishing
5 28 (1.69%) Advertising
5 28 (1.69%) Law
6 26 (1.57%) Banking
7 24 (1.45%) Automotive
8 23 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.78%) Games
11 12 (0.72%) Legal
12 11 (0.66%) Music Industry
12 11 (0.66%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.60%) French Language
13 10 (0.60%) German Language
14 9 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.48%) Electronics
16 7 (0.42%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1012 (61.04%) Developer
2 535 (32.27%) .NET Developer
3 338 (20.39%) C# Developer
4 270 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 209 (12.61%) SQL Developer
6 191 (11.52%) Analyst
7 185 (11.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 142 (8.56%) Senior Developer
9 141 (8.50%) Software Developer
10 132 (7.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 123 (7.42%) .NET Software Developer
12 107 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
13 96 (5.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 93 (5.61%) Support Analyst
15 84 (5.07%) Senior .NET Developer
16 83 (5.01%) DBA
17 81 (4.89%) VB.NET Developer
18 77 (4.64%) Junior
19 72 (4.34%) Applications Support
20 71 (4.28%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 911 (54.95%) .NET
2 602 (36.31%) ASP.NET
3 436 (26.30%) HTML
4 371 (22.38%) CSS
5 271 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 259 (15.62%) jQuery
7 253 (15.26%) Web Services
8 249 (15.02%) XML
9 216 (13.03%) WCF
10 167 (10.07%) AngularJS
11 163 (9.83%) .NET Framework
12 155 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 117 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 109 (6.57%) Entity Framework
14 109 (6.57%) HTML5
15 92 (5.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 79 (4.76%) RESTful
16 79 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 68 (4.10%) CSS3
17 68 (4.10%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 144 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 63 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 55 (3.32%) Clustering
5 42 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 40 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (2.41%) Visualisation
7 35 (2.11%) Replication
8 29 (1.75%) CMDB
8 29 (1.75%) iPad
9 25 (1.51%) Driving Licence
9 25 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.45%) Social Network
11 17 (1.03%) User Experience
12 13 (0.78%) NHS
12 13 (0.78%) Statistics
13 11 (0.66%) Data Integration
13 11 (0.66%) Social Media
14 10 (0.60%) BBC
14 10 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 310 (18.70%) Windows
2 113 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 86 (5.19%) Linux
4 66 (3.98%) Unix
5 65 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (1.93%) Apple iOS
9 28 (1.69%) Android
10 27 (1.63%) Solaris
11 25 (1.51%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.84%) Windows 10
13 13 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.72%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.66%) AIX
15 11 (0.66%) SUSE
16 9 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.30%) HPUX
18 3 (0.18%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (31.06%) MVC
2 403 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
4 180 (10.86%) OO
5 179 (10.80%) TDD
6 158 (9.53%) Web Development
7 131 (7.90%) ETL
8 130 (7.84%) CRM
9 122 (7.36%) SDLC
10 119 (7.18%) Scrum
11 118 (7.12%) Software Engineering
12 109 (6.57%) SOA
13 103 (6.21%) ITIL
14 94 (5.67%) Web Application Development
15 88 (5.31%) Mentoring
16 86 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
17 85 (5.13%) BDD
17 85 (5.13%) Data Management
18 82 (4.95%) Project Management
19 67 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 923 (55.67%) SQL
2 850 (51.27%) C#
3 511 (30.82%) JavaScript
4 299 (18.03%) T-SQL
5 265 (15.98%) VB.NET
6 143 (8.62%) Java
7 57 (3.44%) Ruby
8 53 (3.20%) VB
9 36 (2.17%) PHP
9 36 (2.17%) Python
10 35 (2.11%) XPath
11 33 (1.99%) Shell Script
12 31 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 25 (1.51%) PL/SQL
14 23 (1.39%) VBA
15 14 (0.84%) Perl
16 10 (0.60%) C
16 10 (0.60%) XAML
17 8 (0.48%) C++
18 6 (0.36%) F#
Qualifications
1 252 (15.20%) Degree
2 112 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (2.77%) ISEB
4 37 (2.23%) MCSD
5 31 (1.87%) MCSE
6 26 (1.57%) MCTS
7 21 (1.27%) MCSA
8 20 (1.21%) Security Cleared
9 18 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 18 (1.09%) PMP
10 16 (0.97%) MCP
10 16 (0.97%) SC Cleared
11 14 (0.84%) MCPD
12 12 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.60%) CCNA
13 10 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.60%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
14 7 (0.42%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.56%) QA
2 51 (3.08%) SLA
3 19 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 79 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.45%) vSphere
5 21 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (1.21%) Apache Flume
6 20 (1.21%) HDFS
7 12 (0.72%) Firmware
7 12 (0.72%) XenApp
8 9 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.36%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.24%) XenServer
12 3 (0.18%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.12%) Postfix
13 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
1 20 (1.21%) Oozie
2 18 (1.09%) SCCM
2 18 (1.09%) SCVMM
3 17 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
4 16 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 13 (0.78%) NetBackup
5 13 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
6 11 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 11 (0.66%) Unicenter
7 8 (0.48%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.48%) SCOM
7 8 (0.48%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.36%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.36%) Puppet
10 5 (0.30%) MAILsweeper
11 4 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 594 (35.83%) Microsoft
2 241 (14.54%) Oracle
3 96 (5.79%) VMware
4 53 (3.20%) HP
4 53 (3.20%) SAP
5 50 (3.02%) IBM
6 48 (2.90%) Citrix
7 40 (2.41%) Cisco
8 39 (2.35%) Tableau
9 34 (2.05%) NetApp
10 32 (1.93%) EMC
11 27 (1.63%) Google
12 23 (1.39%) Juniper
12 23 (1.39%) Veeam
13 21 (1.27%) PayPal
14 20 (1.21%) Cloudera
14 20 (1.21%) Hortonworks
14 20 (1.21%) MapR
15 19 (1.15%) CheckPoint
16 18 (1.09%) BMC
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + pension + private medical
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000. per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32k, 36 holidays, 12% pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Market Drayton, Shropshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension + medical care
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago