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

3 months to
25 May 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 799 1118 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.13% 21.18% 21.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.92% 63.13% 61.94%
Number of salaries quoted 658 992 962
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,645
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1569 1771 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.78% 33.55% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1551 1529
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -9 205 £37,500 -6.25% 28
Staffordshire -2 179 £37,500 -6.25% 33
Warwickshire -6 108 £47,500 +26.66% 18
Coventry -6 97 £40,000 +3.89% 20
Worcestershire -4 83 £42,500 +21.42% 13
Shropshire -1 51 £37,500 +10.29% 5
Walsall +4 25 £40,000 +20.30% 1
Wolverhampton -1 21 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Solihull -19 12 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Herefordshire -8 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Sutton Coldfield +2 3 £39,000 +30.00% 1
West Bromwich -10 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Dudley +2 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Halesowen -3 2 £37,500 +50.00%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 961 (55.68%) SQL
2 934 (54.11%) .NET
3 835 (48.38%) C#
4 601 (34.82%) ASP.NET
5 560 (32.44%) Microsoft
6 505 (29.26%) JavaScript
7 485 (28.10%) MVC
8 425 (24.62%) HTML
9 397 (23.00%) CSS
10 386 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
11 369 (21.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 358 (20.74%) T-SQL
13 348 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
14 343 (19.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 328 (19.00%) Windows
16 282 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC
17 275 (15.93%) Degree
18 271 (15.70%) jQuery
19 270 (15.64%) Oracle
20 264 (15.30%) MS Excel
21 261 (15.12%) Finance
22 248 (14.37%) WCF
23 245 (14.19%) Web Services
24 242 (14.02%) XML
25 228 (13.21%) VB.NET
26 201 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
27 197 (11.41%) ETL
28 196 (11.36%) Relational Database
29 194 (11.24%) Web Development
30 193 (11.18%) OO

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
1 123 (7.13%) SharePoint
2 96 (5.56%) IIS
3 63 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
4 60 (3.48%) Apache
4 60 (3.48%) Node.js
5 50 (2.90%) CMS
6 46 (2.67%) Apache Spark
7 43 (2.49%) Apache Pig
8 39 (2.26%) MS Exchange
9 32 (1.85%) Tomcat
10 27 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 24 (1.39%) WebSphere
12 20 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (1.04%) Drupal
14 18 (1.04%) Umbraco
15 15 (0.87%) JBoss
16 14 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 264 (15.30%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.61%) MS Office
3 10 (0.58%) MS Project
4 7 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.058%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.10%) SAP Business One
3 14 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.81%) Exstream
4 7 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.12%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.058%) Line 500
9 1 (0.058%) Magento
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.058%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (2.03%) Office 365
3 32 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.22%) IaaS
5 20 (1.16%) PaaS
6 16 (0.93%) SaaS
7 13 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.75%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.70%) OneDrive
9 10 (0.58%) Sage Pay
10 3 (0.17%) GitHub
11 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.058%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.38%) SAN
2 34 (1.97%) SSL
3 31 (1.80%) Firewall
4 27 (1.56%) Internet
5 24 (1.39%) LAN
6 21 (1.22%) WAN
7 20 (1.16%) Intranet
8 18 (1.04%) DNS
9 17 (0.98%) DHCP
10 15 (0.87%) TCP/IP
11 13 (0.75%) Skype
12 12 (0.70%) VLAN
13 11 (0.64%) Kerberos
14 9 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (0.52%) Extranet
14 9 (0.52%) VoIP
15 7 (0.41%) MPLS
16 6 (0.35%) Network Security
16 6 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
16 6 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (21.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 343 (19.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 201 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 196 (11.36%) Relational Database
5 180 (10.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 148 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 139 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
8 123 (7.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 104 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 99 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
11 92 (5.33%) MySQL
12 87 (5.04%) RDBMS
13 65 (3.77%) Big Data
14 64 (3.71%) NoSQL
14 64 (3.71%) QlikView
15 50 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
15 50 (2.90%) Data Mart
15 50 (2.90%) Hadoop
16 49 (2.84%) OLAP
17 47 (2.72%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 189 (10.95%) Visual Studio
2 95 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 94 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (2.43%) Subversion
5 26 (1.51%) NUnit
6 24 (1.39%) Moq
7 22 (1.27%) MSTest
8 20 (1.16%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.04%) JIRA
10 16 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
11 15 (0.87%) Selenium
12 10 (0.58%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.41%) Hudson
13 7 (0.41%) MSBuild
13 7 (0.41%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.41%) Toad
14 6 (0.35%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.35%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 261 (15.12%) Finance
2 66 (3.82%) Marketing
3 41 (2.38%) Retail
4 27 (1.56%) Billing
5 25 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.33%) Publishing
7 22 (1.27%) Banking
8 21 (1.22%) Law
9 19 (1.10%) Automotive
9 19 (1.10%) Games
9 19 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.93%) Advertising
10 16 (0.93%) Legal
11 15 (0.87%) Local Government
12 12 (0.70%) Back Office
13 8 (0.46%) Electronics
13 8 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.35%) Military
15 5 (0.29%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1040 (60.25%) Developer
2 539 (31.23%) .NET Developer
3 323 (18.71%) C# Developer
4 273 (15.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 225 (13.04%) Analyst
6 223 (12.92%) SQL Developer
7 194 (11.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 161 (9.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 148 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 135 (7.82%) .NET Software Developer
11 127 (7.36%) Software Developer
12 118 (6.84%) DBA
13 117 (6.78%) C# Software Developer
14 112 (6.49%) Senior Developer
15 98 (5.68%) SQL DBA
15 98 (5.68%) Web Developer
16 97 (5.62%) Administrator
17 86 (4.98%) Applications Support
18 81 (4.69%) SQL Analyst
18 81 (4.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 934 (54.11%) .NET
2 601 (34.82%) ASP.NET
3 425 (24.62%) HTML
4 397 (23.00%) CSS
5 282 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 271 (15.70%) jQuery
7 248 (14.37%) WCF
8 245 (14.19%) Web Services
9 242 (14.02%) XML
10 160 (9.27%) AngularJS
11 144 (8.34%) .NET Framework
12 137 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 128 (7.42%) HTML5
14 118 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 101 (5.85%) Entity Framework
16 100 (5.79%) WPF
17 88 (5.10%) CSS3
18 81 (4.69%) REST
19 79 (4.58%) Ajax
20 78 (4.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.24%) Computer Science
2 116 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (3.19%) Clustering
4 54 (3.13%) Replication
5 48 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 46 (2.67%) Data Centre
6 46 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (2.14%) Visualisation
8 31 (1.80%) Social Media
9 28 (1.62%) BBC
10 26 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.27%) CMDB
11 22 (1.27%) User Experience
12 19 (1.10%) Driving Licence
12 19 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
13 17 (0.98%) Social Network
14 16 (0.93%) Data Extraction
15 15 (0.87%) Data Structures
16 14 (0.81%) Statistics
17 13 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 328 (19.00%) Windows
2 115 (6.66%) Windows Server
3 93 (5.39%) Linux
4 77 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (3.19%) Unix
6 43 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 25 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 22 (1.27%) Windows 8
11 19 (1.10%) Android
11 19 (1.10%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.75%) Solaris
14 12 (0.70%) AIX
15 11 (0.64%) SUSE
16 4 (0.23%) HPUX
17 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (28.10%) MVC
2 386 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
4 197 (11.41%) ETL
5 194 (11.24%) Web Development
6 193 (11.18%) OO
7 191 (11.07%) TDD
8 147 (8.52%) Software Engineering
9 137 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
10 124 (7.18%) SOA
11 112 (6.49%) CRM
12 106 (6.14%) Scrum
13 103 (5.97%) ITIL
13 103 (5.97%) SDLC
14 97 (5.62%) Data Management
15 95 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
16 93 (5.39%) Mentoring
17 91 (5.27%) Web Application Development
18 85 (4.92%) Migration
19 84 (4.87%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 961 (55.68%) SQL
2 835 (48.38%) C#
3 505 (29.26%) JavaScript
4 358 (20.74%) T-SQL
5 228 (13.21%) VB.NET
6 139 (8.05%) Java
7 80 (4.63%) VB
8 61 (3.53%) Ruby
9 57 (3.30%) PL/SQL
10 54 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 51 (2.95%) XPath
12 47 (2.72%) Python
13 44 (2.55%) PHP
14 43 (2.49%) PowerShell
15 25 (1.45%) C++
16 17 (0.98%) C
16 17 (0.98%) XAML
17 16 (0.93%) VBA
18 11 (0.64%) Perl
18 11 (0.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 275 (15.93%) Degree
2 121 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (2.78%) MCSE
4 39 (2.26%) ISEB
5 32 (1.85%) MCSD
6 29 (1.68%) MCTS
7 22 (1.27%) MCSA
8 20 (1.16%) Security Cleared
9 17 (0.98%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.98%) MCPD
10 13 (0.75%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.75%) PMP
10 13 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (0.70%) MCITP
12 10 (0.58%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.52%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.46%) MCDST
15 7 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.77%) QA
2 58 (3.36%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.62%) SLA
4 8 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.058%) COBIT
System Software
1 89 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 76 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (2.43%) Apache Flume
3 42 (2.43%) HDFS
4 27 (1.56%) vSphere
5 24 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.10%) XenApp
7 11 (0.64%) Firmware
8 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.23%) XenServer
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.12%) Docker
11 2 (0.12%) NFS
11 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.058%) vCloud
12 1 (0.058%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 42 (2.43%) Hadoop YARN
1 42 (2.43%) Oozie
2 17 (0.98%) NetBackup
3 15 (0.87%) WSUS
4 14 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (0.75%) SCVMM
6 12 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
7 10 (0.58%) SCCM
7 10 (0.58%) SCOM
8 9 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (0.52%) Unicenter
9 8 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.41%) Puppet
11 6 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.35%) OpenView
12 5 (0.29%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.23%) MAILsweeper
13 4 (0.23%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 560 (32.44%) Microsoft
2 270 (15.64%) Oracle
3 114 (6.60%) VMware
4 84 (4.87%) Tableau
5 48 (2.78%) Citrix
6 46 (2.67%) Cloudera
6 46 (2.67%) SAP
7 44 (2.55%) Google
8 42 (2.43%) Hortonworks
8 42 (2.43%) MapR
9 38 (2.20%) HP
10 35 (2.03%) Cisco
10 35 (2.03%) IBM
11 32 (1.85%) NetApp
12 31 (1.80%) Facebook
13 29 (1.68%) Apple
14 28 (1.62%) Sony
14 28 (1.62%) Yahoo!
15 23 (1.33%) Sitecore
16 18 (1.04%) Juniper
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39324.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44797.20 - £48692.40 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + on call + bonus + pension + others
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
United Christian Broadcasters
Salary: From £26,932 to £30,692 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
D P Connect
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55k per annum + Car Allowance - £4200
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Recruitment Revolution.com
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Car Allowance - £4200
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago