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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 887 1128 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.58% 22.29% 20.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.50% 66.20% 62.27%
Number of salaries quoted 751 1040 773
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,516
% change year-on-year
- +6.62%
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
1658 1704 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.12% 33.68% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1516 1200
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 281 £40,000 +7.38% 53
Staffordshire +1 192 £37,500 - 39
Warwickshire +1 158 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Coventry -7 97 £39,261 -1.84% 28
Worcestershire -13 31 £37,500 +10.29% 18
West Bromwich +2 30 £42,000 -28.20% 2
Solihull -14 23 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Shropshire +2 19 £37,750 +17.96% 4
Walsall -13 15 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Dudley -4 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Sutton Coldfield -5 8 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Wolverhampton -10 8 £44,500 +27.14% 4
Herefordshire -6 1 - -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 1002 (55.02%) SQL
2 981 (53.87%) .NET
3 888 (48.76%) C#
4 610 (33.50%) Microsoft
5 604 (33.17%) ASP.NET
6 516 (28.34%) MVC
7 511 (28.06%) JavaScript
8 462 (25.37%) HTML
8 462 (25.37%) T-SQL
9 451 (24.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 430 (23.61%) CSS
10 430 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
11 415 (22.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 393 (21.58%) Windows
13 363 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
14 298 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 281 (15.43%) Finance
16 273 (14.99%) jQuery
17 263 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
18 259 (14.22%) Oracle
19 256 (14.06%) MS Excel
20 255 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 248 (13.62%) WCF
22 235 (12.90%) Web Services
23 220 (12.08%) VB.NET
24 218 (11.97%) .NET Framework
25 211 (11.59%) ETL
26 208 (11.42%) TDD
27 207 (11.37%) Visual Studio
27 207 (11.37%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 112 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 92 (5.05%) IIS
3 84 (4.61%) Node.js
4 59 (3.24%) MS Exchange
5 52 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 51 (2.80%) Apache
6 51 (2.80%) CMS
7 41 (2.25%) Umbraco
8 29 (1.59%) Apache Spark
9 26 (1.43%) Apache Pig
10 24 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 22 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
15 13 (0.71%) WordPress
16 11 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (0.60%) WebSphere
17 10 (0.55%) Site Server
18 8 (0.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 256 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 59 (3.24%) MS Office
3 7 (0.38%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) MS Project
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.11%) SPSS
7 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 28 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.27%) Exstream
6 4 (0.22%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.055%) assyst
8 1 (0.055%) Line 500
8 1 (0.055%) Magento
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.055%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (1.98%) Office 365
3 31 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.70%) SaaS
4 26 (1.43%) IaaS
5 24 (1.32%) PaaS
6 21 (1.15%) GitHub
7 20 (1.10%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.66%) Bluemix
9 6 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.055%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.055%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.20%) WAN
2 38 (2.09%) SAN
3 33 (1.81%) LAN
4 32 (1.76%) Firewall
5 31 (1.70%) DNS
6 30 (1.65%) TCP/IP
7 28 (1.54%) Internet
8 24 (1.32%) DHCP
9 22 (1.21%) VLAN
10 21 (1.15%) Intranet
11 18 (0.99%) Kerberos
12 12 (0.66%) Extranet
13 9 (0.49%) Network Security
14 8 (0.44%) SSL
14 8 (0.44%) VPN
15 7 (0.38%) Broadband
15 7 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (0.38%) Skype
16 5 (0.27%) Ethernet
16 5 (0.27%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (24.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 415 (22.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 263 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 255 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 186 (10.21%) Data Warehouse
6 163 (8.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 155 (8.51%) Relational Database
8 151 (8.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 121 (6.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 92 (5.05%) QlikView
11 90 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
12 87 (4.78%) NoSQL
13 83 (4.56%) MySQL
14 70 (3.84%) Data Mart
15 66 (3.62%) RDBMS
16 62 (3.40%) Big Data
17 48 (2.64%) BusinessObjects
18 45 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 42 (2.31%) Power BI
20 33 (1.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 207 (11.37%) Visual Studio
2 128 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 127 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 59 (3.24%) Subversion
5 48 (2.64%) NUnit
6 38 (2.09%) Moq
7 34 (1.87%) MSTest
8 32 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
9 28 (1.54%) JIRA
10 26 (1.43%) TeamCity
11 25 (1.37%) Jenkins
12 18 (0.99%) ReSharper
13 16 (0.88%) Hudson
14 15 (0.82%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.55%) Selenium
15 10 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
16 9 (0.49%) NuGet
16 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 8 (0.44%) JSUnit
18 7 (0.38%) Ant
General
1 281 (15.43%) Finance
2 72 (3.95%) Retail
3 58 (3.19%) Marketing
4 40 (2.20%) Games
5 38 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.48%) Billing
6 27 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.32%) Back Office
8 23 (1.26%) Automotive
9 20 (1.10%) Legal
10 17 (0.93%) Law
11 16 (0.88%) Banking
12 15 (0.82%) Local Government
13 14 (0.77%) Advertising
14 5 (0.27%) Military
14 5 (0.27%) Publishing
15 3 (0.16%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.11%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.11%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1070 (58.76%) Developer
2 575 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 350 (19.22%) C# Developer
4 313 (17.19%) SQL Developer
5 298 (16.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 242 (13.29%) Analyst
7 205 (11.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 171 (9.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 157 (8.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 156 (8.57%) Software Developer
11 131 (7.19%) DBA
12 129 (7.08%) .NET Software Developer
13 127 (6.97%) Senior Developer
14 123 (6.75%) C# Software Developer
15 120 (6.59%) SQL Server Developer
16 118 (6.48%) Web Developer
17 112 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 109 (5.99%) SQL DBA
19 103 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
20 94 (5.16%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 981 (53.87%) .NET
2 604 (33.17%) ASP.NET
3 462 (25.37%) HTML
4 430 (23.61%) CSS
5 298 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 273 (14.99%) jQuery
7 248 (13.62%) WCF
8 235 (12.90%) Web Services
9 218 (11.97%) .NET Framework
10 196 (10.76%) XML
11 189 (10.38%) AngularJS
12 181 (9.94%) HTML5
13 138 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 132 (7.25%) Ajax
15 120 (6.59%) CSS3
16 118 (6.48%) RESTful
17 111 (6.10%) Entity Framework
18 110 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 106 (5.82%) WPF
20 105 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 65 (3.57%) Clustering
4 50 (2.75%) Replication
5 49 (2.69%) Inversion of Control
6 45 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 35 (1.92%) Social Media
9 33 (1.81%) BBC
9 33 (1.81%) User Experience
10 26 (1.43%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.37%) Data Centre
12 22 (1.21%) Visualisation
13 19 (1.04%) Data Conversion
13 19 (1.04%) Data Structures
14 18 (0.99%) Data Extraction
15 17 (0.93%) N-Tier
16 16 (0.88%) Data Integration
17 15 (0.82%) Driving Licence
18 14 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 393 (21.58%) Windows
2 164 (9.01%) Windows Server
3 99 (5.44%) Linux
4 75 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (2.75%) Unix
7 46 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (2.03%) Android
9 32 (1.76%) Apple iOS
10 23 (1.26%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.93%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.71%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.66%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.44%) AIX
15 5 (0.27%) CentOS
15 5 (0.27%) Solaris
15 5 (0.27%) SUSE
15 5 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (28.34%) MVC
2 430 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 363 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
4 211 (11.59%) ETL
5 208 (11.42%) TDD
6 145 (7.96%) OO
7 140 (7.69%) Scrum
8 131 (7.19%) Web Application Development
9 128 (7.03%) Web Development
10 123 (6.75%) Software Engineering
11 115 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
12 114 (6.26%) Performance Tuning
13 110 (6.04%) SDLC
14 108 (5.93%) BDD
15 96 (5.27%) Data Analysis
16 87 (4.78%) Mentoring
16 87 (4.78%) SOA
17 81 (4.45%) CRM
17 81 (4.45%) ITIL
18 78 (4.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1002 (55.02%) SQL
2 888 (48.76%) C#
3 511 (28.06%) JavaScript
4 462 (25.37%) T-SQL
5 220 (12.08%) VB.NET
6 115 (6.32%) Java
7 97 (5.33%) VB
8 72 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 71 (3.90%) Ruby
10 60 (3.29%) PowerShell
11 56 (3.08%) PHP
12 49 (2.69%) Python
13 37 (2.03%) XPath
14 30 (1.65%) VB6
15 29 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 22 (1.21%) C++
17 20 (1.10%) C
18 19 (1.04%) VBA
19 15 (0.82%) Delphi
19 15 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 207 (11.37%) Degree
2 98 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (2.09%) MCSE
4 31 (1.70%) MCTS
5 29 (1.59%) MCSD
6 19 (1.04%) Security Cleared
7 18 (0.99%) ISEB
7 18 (0.99%) MCP
7 18 (0.99%) MCSA
8 17 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.88%) MCAD
9 16 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.66%) MCITP
10 12 (0.66%) SC Cleared
11 11 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.60%) MCPD
12 9 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (0.44%) CCA
13 8 (0.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.12%) Data Quality
2 72 (3.95%) QA
3 37 (2.03%) SLA
4 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (6.26%) Active Directory
2 58 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.37%) Apache Flume
4 25 (1.37%) HDFS
5 21 (1.15%) XenApp
6 18 (0.99%) vSphere
7 6 (0.33%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.22%) Docker
8 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.16%) Firmware
9 3 (0.16%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.055%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.055%) NFS
11 1 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.055%) vCloud
11 1 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.055%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
1 25 (1.37%) Oozie
2 12 (0.66%) SCCM
2 12 (0.66%) WSUS
3 11 (0.60%) Rundeck
4 10 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.33%) OpenView
7 5 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.27%) Puppet
7 5 (0.27%) SCOM
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.16%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.16%) Sysprep
9 3 (0.16%) Unicenter
10 2 (0.11%) Nagios
10 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 610 (33.50%) Microsoft
2 259 (14.22%) Oracle
3 111 (6.10%) VMware
4 80 (4.39%) Tableau
5 63 (3.46%) Google
6 44 (2.42%) Cisco
7 43 (2.36%) Apple
7 43 (2.36%) Citrix
8 37 (2.03%) SAP
9 33 (1.81%) Facebook
9 33 (1.81%) Sony
9 33 (1.81%) Yahoo!
10 31 (1.70%) Cloudera
11 28 (1.54%) IBM
12 24 (1.32%) Hortonworks
12 24 (1.32%) MapR
12 24 (1.32%) Sitecore
13 23 (1.26%) HP
14 22 (1.21%) Adobe
15 19 (1.04%) EPiServer
West Midlands
Homeserve Plc
Salary: Pension contribution and management bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Ashdown Group
Salary: £23k - £25k per annum + 23 days holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + pension +25 days hol +salary reviews
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + flexi working, free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 Per Annum £30-41K + excellent bens package
Posted: 5 days ago