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

3 months to
2 May 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 825 1168 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.25% 21.63% 20.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.12% 61.22% 62.16%
Number of salaries quoted 671 1034 900
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,300
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
1614 1908 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.93% 35.33% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1674 1433
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 2 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 2 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 -4 245 £37,500 - 41
Staffordshire -1 161 £37,500 -6.25% 23
Warwickshire -2 127 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Coventry -6 100 £37,500 -1.31% 9
Worcestershire -3 77 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Shropshire -8 42 £37,500 +20.96% 7
Wolverhampton +1 19 £41,000 +26.15% 5
Walsall -4 18 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Solihull -22 13 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Herefordshire -8 6 £42,500 +41.66% 1
West Bromwich -8 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Sutton Coldfield +4 4 £40,750 +16.42% 2
Dudley +9 3 £40,000 +23.07% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 950 (55.75%) SQL
2 908 (53.29%) .NET
3 806 (47.30%) C#
4 578 (33.92%) ASP.NET
5 557 (32.69%) Microsoft
6 475 (27.88%) JavaScript
7 470 (27.58%) MVC
8 404 (23.71%) HTML
9 384 (22.54%) CSS
10 376 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
11 375 (22.01%) T-SQL
12 367 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 349 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 332 (19.48%) Windows
14 332 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
15 278 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 275 (16.14%) Oracle
17 274 (16.08%) MS Excel
18 262 (15.38%) Degree
19 260 (15.26%) jQuery
20 257 (15.08%) Finance
21 245 (14.38%) WCF
22 228 (13.38%) Web Services
23 220 (12.91%) XML
24 214 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
25 205 (12.03%) VB.NET
26 198 (11.62%) Visual Studio
26 198 (11.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 196 (11.50%) Web Development
28 192 (11.27%) ETL

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
1 119 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 92 (5.40%) IIS
3 63 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 63 (3.70%) Node.js
4 55 (3.23%) Apache
5 47 (2.76%) CMS
5 47 (2.76%) MS Exchange
6 41 (2.41%) Apache Spark
7 38 (2.23%) Apache Pig
8 32 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 27 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 25 (1.47%) Umbraco
11 24 (1.41%) WebSphere
12 22 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 20 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (1.06%) Drupal
15 18 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
16 14 (0.82%) JBoss
17 10 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 274 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 49 (2.88%) MS Office
3 10 (0.59%) MS Project
4 7 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.12%) SPSS
7 1 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.059%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 44 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.76%) Exstream
4 10 (0.59%) SAP Business One
5 8 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.12%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.059%) Line 500
9 1 (0.059%) Magento
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.059%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.82%) Office 365
4 21 (1.23%) SaaS
5 20 (1.17%) IaaS
6 19 (1.12%) PaaS
7 15 (0.88%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.59%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.29%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.23%) GitHub
12 2 (0.12%) Bluemix
12 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.059%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.059%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.41%) SAN
2 30 (1.76%) LAN
2 30 (1.76%) WAN
3 29 (1.70%) Firewall
4 22 (1.29%) DNS
4 22 (1.29%) Internet
4 22 (1.29%) Intranet
4 22 (1.29%) SSL
5 21 (1.23%) DHCP
6 20 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 15 (0.88%) VLAN
8 13 (0.76%) Kerberos
8 13 (0.76%) Skype
9 12 (0.70%) Extranet
10 10 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.47%) Network Security
12 7 (0.41%) MPLS
12 7 (0.41%) NetScaler
13 6 (0.35%) VoIP
14 5 (0.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 349 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 214 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 198 (11.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 171 (10.04%) Relational Database
6 144 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
7 139 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 124 (7.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 121 (7.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 102 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
11 89 (5.22%) MySQL
12 83 (4.87%) RDBMS
13 73 (4.28%) NoSQL
14 71 (4.17%) QlikView
15 61 (3.58%) Data Mart
16 60 (3.52%) Big Data
17 45 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
18 42 (2.46%) Apache Hive
19 39 (2.29%) Hadoop
20 38 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 198 (11.62%) Visual Studio
2 102 (5.99%) Git (software)
3 96 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (2.70%) Subversion
5 27 (1.58%) NUnit
6 24 (1.41%) Moq
7 20 (1.17%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.06%) MSTest
9 16 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
10 15 (0.88%) JIRA
11 14 (0.82%) Mercurial
12 12 (0.70%) Selenium
13 9 (0.53%) Toad
14 8 (0.47%) Jenkins
15 7 (0.41%) Hudson
15 7 (0.41%) ReSharper
15 7 (0.41%) SoapUI
15 7 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 6 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
17 5 (0.29%) CruiseControl
General
1 257 (15.08%) Finance
2 73 (4.28%) Marketing
3 38 (2.23%) Retail
4 31 (1.82%) Billing
5 27 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.41%) Games
7 21 (1.23%) Banking
7 21 (1.23%) Law
7 21 (1.23%) Legal
7 21 (1.23%) Publishing
8 18 (1.06%) Automotive
8 18 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.00%) Advertising
10 16 (0.94%) Local Government
11 14 (0.82%) Back Office
12 8 (0.47%) Electronics
12 8 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.35%) Military
14 5 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1000 (58.69%) Developer
2 527 (30.93%) .NET Developer
3 315 (18.49%) C# Developer
4 263 (15.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 230 (13.50%) SQL Developer
6 219 (12.85%) Analyst
7 181 (10.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 158 (9.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 145 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 129 (7.57%) .NET Software Developer
11 125 (7.34%) DBA
12 116 (6.81%) Software Developer
13 113 (6.63%) C# Software Developer
14 108 (6.34%) Senior Developer
15 103 (6.04%) Administrator
16 102 (5.99%) SQL DBA
17 94 (5.52%) Web Developer
18 89 (5.22%) SQL Analyst
19 85 (4.99%) SQL Server Developer
20 82 (4.81%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 908 (53.29%) .NET
2 578 (33.92%) ASP.NET
3 404 (23.71%) HTML
4 384 (22.54%) CSS
5 278 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 260 (15.26%) jQuery
7 245 (14.38%) WCF
8 228 (13.38%) Web Services
9 220 (12.91%) XML
10 152 (8.92%) .NET Framework
10 152 (8.92%) AngularJS
11 132 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 132 (7.75%) HTML5
12 112 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 97 (5.69%) Entity Framework
13 97 (5.69%) WPF
14 94 (5.52%) CSS3
15 82 (4.81%) RESTful
16 76 (4.46%) XSLT
17 75 (4.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 122 (7.16%) Computer Science
2 95 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (3.40%) Clustering
4 49 (2.88%) Replication
5 45 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 44 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (2.52%) Data Centre
8 34 (2.00%) Social Media
9 31 (1.82%) BBC
10 25 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.29%) User Experience
11 22 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 20 (1.17%) CMDB
12 20 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
13 15 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 14 (0.82%) Data Extraction
14 14 (0.82%) Driving Licence
14 14 (0.82%) Social Network
15 13 (0.76%) Statistics
16 12 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 332 (19.48%) Windows
2 123 (7.22%) Windows Server
3 94 (5.52%) Linux
4 83 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (3.35%) Unix
6 51 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (1.58%) Windows 10
9 24 (1.41%) Windows 8
10 21 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 19 (1.12%) Android
12 16 (0.94%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.65%) AIX
14 11 (0.65%) Solaris
15 10 (0.59%) SUSE
16 6 (0.35%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.23%) HPUX
18 3 (0.18%) Windows NT
19 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (27.58%) MVC
2 376 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
4 196 (11.50%) Web Development
5 192 (11.27%) ETL
6 180 (10.56%) TDD
7 172 (10.09%) OO
8 148 (8.69%) Software Engineering
9 127 (7.45%) SOA
10 126 (7.39%) Performance Tuning
11 106 (6.22%) Scrum
12 101 (5.93%) ITIL
13 100 (5.87%) CRM
14 99 (5.81%) SDLC
15 93 (5.46%) Mentoring
16 92 (5.40%) Web Application Development
17 90 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
18 85 (4.99%) Migration
19 84 (4.93%) Project Management
20 81 (4.75%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 950 (55.75%) SQL
2 806 (47.30%) C#
3 475 (27.88%) JavaScript
4 375 (22.01%) T-SQL
5 205 (12.03%) VB.NET
6 130 (7.63%) Java
7 87 (5.11%) VB
8 66 (3.87%) PL/SQL
9 64 (3.76%) Ruby
10 54 (3.17%) XPath
11 48 (2.82%) PHP
11 48 (2.82%) Shell Script
12 47 (2.76%) PowerShell
13 44 (2.58%) Python
14 26 (1.53%) C++
15 19 (1.12%) C
16 18 (1.06%) XAML
17 15 (0.88%) VBA
17 15 (0.88%) XQuery
18 13 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 262 (15.38%) Degree
2 123 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (3.05%) MCSE
4 38 (2.23%) ISEB
5 35 (2.05%) MCSD
6 32 (1.88%) MCTS
7 23 (1.35%) MCSA
8 21 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 19 (1.12%) Security Cleared
10 18 (1.06%) MCPD
11 17 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (0.88%) MCITP
13 12 (0.70%) PMI Certification
13 12 (0.70%) PMP
14 11 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.59%) DBS Check
16 9 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (0.53%) SC Cleared
17 8 (0.47%) CCA
17 8 (0.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.46%) Data Quality
1 59 (3.46%) QA
2 33 (1.94%) SLA
3 10 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 100 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 77 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.17%) Apache Flume
3 37 (2.17%) HDFS
4 32 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.41%) vSphere
6 23 (1.35%) XenApp
7 10 (0.59%) Firmware
8 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.23%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.23%) XenServer
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.12%) NFS
12 1 (0.059%) vCloud
12 1 (0.059%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.059%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (2.17%) Hadoop YARN
1 37 (2.17%) Oozie
2 15 (0.88%) NetBackup
2 15 (0.88%) WSUS
3 13 (0.76%) SCCM
4 12 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (0.70%) SCVMM
5 11 (0.65%) Backup Exec
6 10 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (0.59%) SCOM
7 9 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (0.47%) Unicenter
9 6 (0.35%) OpenView
9 6 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.35%) Rundeck
10 5 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.29%) Puppet
11 4 (0.23%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 557 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 275 (16.14%) Oracle
3 122 (7.16%) VMware
4 76 (4.46%) Tableau
5 53 (3.11%) Citrix
6 46 (2.70%) Google
7 45 (2.64%) Cisco
8 40 (2.35%) Cloudera
9 36 (2.11%) Hortonworks
9 36 (2.11%) HP
9 36 (2.11%) IBM
9 36 (2.11%) MapR
9 36 (2.11%) SAP
10 33 (1.94%) Apple
10 33 (1.94%) Facebook
11 32 (1.88%) NetApp
12 31 (1.82%) Sony
12 31 (1.82%) Yahoo!
13 28 (1.64%) Sitecore
14 21 (1.23%) EPiServer
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
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Salary: flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: Flexi working, parking, Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
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Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £37000 per annum
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colston Consulting
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: 28000 - 40000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Expenses, Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leominster, Herefordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £33k - 37k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + pension, hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Telford Wrekin Council
Salary: From £30,178 to £32,778 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension, Holidays, Health Cash Plan + Other Bene
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago