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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 11 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 689 918 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.65% 15.57% 22.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.96% 53.84% 65.05%
Number of salaries quoted 604 768 1035
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
1352 1705 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.75% 28.92% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1153 1429 1544
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £57,500
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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -6 204 £43,000 +7.50% 43
Staffordshire 0 139 £37,500 - 18
Coventry +3 85 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Warwickshire -7 68 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Worcestershire +2 63 £40,000 +13.47% 12
Solihull +8 47 £37,500 -11.76% 13
Herefordshire -3 23 £40,000 - 3
Walsall +14 10 £38,250 -4.96% 1
Sutton Coldfield +2 10 £35,750 +10.00% 4
Shropshire -17 10 £37,000 -1.33% 11
Halesowen - 5 £24,500 - 2
Wolverhampton +4 3 £44,500 -6.31% 4
West Bromwich -7 2 £46,250 +10.11%
Stourbridge - 2 £42,500 -
Dudley +3 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 23 February 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.

1 964 (61.56%) .NET
2 932 (59.51%) C#
3 783 (50.00%) SQL
4 658 (42.02%) ASP.NET
5 614 (39.21%) MVC
6 589 (37.61%) JavaScript
7 531 (33.91%) Microsoft
8 522 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 515 (32.89%) HTML
10 445 (28.42%) CSS
11 353 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 296 (18.90%) T-SQL
13 295 (18.84%) Windows
14 274 (17.50%) MS Excel
15 272 (17.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 260 (16.60%) AngularJS
17 253 (16.16%) .NET Framework
18 237 (15.13%) jQuery
18 237 (15.13%) TDD
19 231 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
20 216 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 205 (13.09%) WCF
22 201 (12.84%) Web Services
23 196 (12.52%) Web Development
23 196 (12.52%) SQL Server 2008
24 190 (12.13%) VB.NET
25 189 (12.07%) Visual Studio
26 185 (11.81%) HTML5
27 176 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web API
28 175 (11.17%) Oracle

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
1 107 (6.83%) IIS
2 74 (4.73%) CMS
3 63 (4.02%) SharePoint
4 31 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 29 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 22 (1.40%) JBoss
7 21 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 20 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (0.89%) Apache
10 14 (0.89%) Apache Spark
10 14 (0.89%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (0.64%) SAS
12 10 (0.64%) WordPress
13 9 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 274 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.60%) MS Office
3 4 (0.26%) SPSS
4 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.064%) InDesign
4 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.064%) MS Project
4 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.064%) Stata
Business Applications
1 39 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 11 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.45%) Shopify
6 6 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.26%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.19%) FastStats
8 3 (0.19%) Infor LN
8 3 (0.19%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.19%) Magento
8 3 (0.19%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.19%) OpenText Process Suite
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.064%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.064%) Lorenzo
10 1 (0.064%) OPENHousing
10 1 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 158 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.43%) Office 365
4 34 (2.17%) IaaS
4 34 (2.17%) PaaS
5 29 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (1.47%) SaaS
7 15 (0.96%) GitHub
8 10 (0.64%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.32%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.26%) Google Play
11 3 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.064%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.064%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.36%) DNS
2 34 (2.17%) Internet
3 33 (2.11%) Firewall
3 33 (2.11%) LAN
3 33 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 28 (1.79%) SAN
5 27 (1.72%) WAN
6 25 (1.60%) DHCP
6 25 (1.60%) SSL
7 20 (1.28%) VLAN
8 19 (1.21%) HTTP
9 11 (0.70%) Intranet
10 10 (0.64%) VPN
11 9 (0.57%) Wireless
12 8 (0.51%) Network Security
13 6 (0.38%) VoIP
14 5 (0.32%) NAS
15 4 (0.26%) Broadband
15 4 (0.26%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (17.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 216 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 196 (12.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 148 (9.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 132 (8.43%) Relational Database
6 131 (8.37%) MySQL
6 131 (8.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 127 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 109 (6.96%) NoSQL
9 89 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
10 81 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 65 (4.15%) MongoDB
12 55 (3.51%) DB2
13 47 (3.00%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.98%) Big Data
15 27 (1.72%) Power BI
16 24 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
17 20 (1.28%) QlikView
18 17 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
19 16 (1.02%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 189 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 141 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 118 (7.54%) Git (software)
4 66 (4.21%) Subversion
5 33 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 31 (1.98%) Selenium
7 29 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 23 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 19 (1.21%) MSTest
10 17 (1.09%) MSBuild
11 16 (1.02%) JIRA
11 16 (1.02%) Mercurial
12 14 (0.89%) NUnit
13 12 (0.77%) Moq
13 12 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (0.77%) SpecFlow
14 11 (0.70%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
16 8 (0.51%) WebDriver
17 6 (0.38%) JUnit
General
1 174 (11.11%) Finance
2 53 (3.38%) Retail
3 43 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 39 (2.49%) Marketing
5 38 (2.43%) Automotive
5 38 (2.43%) Games
6 32 (2.04%) Advertising
7 28 (1.79%) Publishing
8 24 (1.53%) Banking
9 21 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.70%) Music Industry
11 10 (0.64%) Law
11 10 (0.64%) Legal
12 9 (0.57%) Back Office
12 9 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.51%) International Banking
14 4 (0.26%) German Language
15 3 (0.19%) Electronics
15 3 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
15 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 961 (61.37%) Developer
2 511 (32.63%) .NET Developer
3 360 (22.99%) C# Developer
4 253 (16.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 204 (13.03%) Senior Developer
6 153 (9.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 151 (9.64%) SQL Developer
8 149 (9.51%) Analyst
9 139 (8.88%) Software Developer
10 128 (8.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 105 (6.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 80 (5.11%) DBA
13 79 (5.04%) Web Developer
14 77 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 72 (4.60%) Junior
16 68 (4.34%) .NET Software Developer
16 68 (4.34%) Junior Developer
17 67 (4.28%) Senior C# Developer
18 65 (4.15%) C# Software Developer
19 59 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 964 (61.56%) .NET
2 658 (42.02%) ASP.NET
3 515 (32.89%) HTML
4 445 (28.42%) CSS
5 353 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 260 (16.60%) AngularJS
7 253 (16.16%) .NET Framework
8 237 (15.13%) jQuery
9 205 (13.09%) WCF
10 201 (12.84%) Web Services
11 185 (11.81%) HTML5
12 176 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 173 (11.05%) Entity Framework
14 170 (10.86%) XML
15 126 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 104 (6.64%) CSS3
16 104 (6.64%) RESTful
17 102 (6.51%) KnockoutJS
18 96 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 92 (5.87%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 51 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 47 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 34 (2.17%) Clustering
7 33 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.72%) CMDB
9 23 (1.47%) User Experience
10 22 (1.40%) iPad
11 15 (0.96%) Social Network
12 14 (0.89%) N-Tier
13 13 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
13 13 (0.83%) Replication
14 8 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.51%) Fintech
14 8 (0.51%) IVR
14 8 (0.51%) Mobile Games
14 8 (0.51%) Online Games
15 6 (0.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 295 (18.84%) Windows
2 149 (9.51%) Windows Server
3 91 (5.81%) Linux
4 56 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (2.87%) Unix
7 44 (2.81%) Android
8 28 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.96%) Windows XP
11 12 (0.77%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.77%) Windows Vista
12 11 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.64%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.32%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.19%) Solaris
15 3 (0.19%) VyOS
15 3 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.064%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (39.21%) MVC
2 522 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (15.13%) TDD
4 231 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
5 196 (12.52%) Web Development
6 173 (11.05%) SDLC
7 165 (10.54%) Scrum
8 144 (9.20%) OO
9 125 (7.98%) Mentoring
10 122 (7.79%) Software Engineering
11 112 (7.15%) CRM
12 109 (6.96%) SOA
13 108 (6.90%) Web Application Development
14 101 (6.45%) BDD
15 95 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
16 90 (5.75%) ITIL
17 86 (5.49%) SOLID
18 82 (5.24%) Project Management
19 79 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
20 70 (4.47%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 932 (59.51%) C#
2 783 (50.00%) SQL
3 589 (37.61%) JavaScript
4 296 (18.90%) T-SQL
5 190 (12.13%) VB.NET
6 112 (7.15%) Java
7 78 (4.98%) VB
8 59 (3.77%) PHP
9 56 (3.58%) Ruby
10 52 (3.32%) PowerShell
11 27 (1.72%) C
12 25 (1.60%) C++
13 22 (1.40%) VBA
14 20 (1.28%) TypeScript
15 16 (1.02%) Python
16 14 (0.89%) VB6
17 13 (0.83%) XPath
18 9 (0.57%) Erlang
18 9 (0.57%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 167 (10.66%) Degree
2 53 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (1.98%) ISEB
4 29 (1.85%) PMP
5 27 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 20 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 19 (1.21%) MCSE
8 14 (0.89%) MCSD
8 14 (0.89%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.64%) MCITP
11 7 (0.45%) CCNA
11 7 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (0.45%) MCTS
12 6 (0.38%) MCSA
13 5 (0.32%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.32%) MCP
14 4 (0.26%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.51%) QA
2 23 (1.47%) SLA
3 17 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.064%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 79 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 64 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.28%) XenApp
6 14 (0.89%) Docker
7 9 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.45%) Terminal Server
8 7 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.26%) NFS
11 3 (0.19%) HDFS
11 3 (0.19%) Postfix
11 3 (0.19%) vSphere
11 3 (0.19%) XenServer
12 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.13%) UAG
12 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (1.79%) SCVMM
2 8 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.51%) Puppet
3 7 (0.45%) SCCM
4 6 (0.38%) Kibana
5 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (0.32%) Nagios
5 5 (0.32%) WSUS
6 4 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.26%) EdgeSight
6 4 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.13%) Graphite
8 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 531 (33.91%) Microsoft
2 175 (11.17%) Oracle
3 91 (5.81%) VMware
4 59 (3.77%) Citrix
5 53 (3.38%) Cisco
6 52 (3.32%) IBM
7 34 (2.17%) Google
8 32 (2.04%) NetApp
9 31 (1.98%) Telerik
10 30 (1.92%) EMC
11 29 (1.85%) HP
12 27 (1.72%) BMC
12 27 (1.72%) CheckPoint
12 27 (1.72%) Juniper
13 23 (1.47%) Tableau
14 19 (1.21%) Cognos
15 15 (0.96%) NEC
16 14 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (0.89%) SAP
17 13 (0.83%) Red Hat
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Parking
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + 28 DAYS HOLIDAY
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: c£20,000 (dependent on experience) plus company benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40k - £50k + £5k benefits/cash alte
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive beneftis
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, flexible working, pension
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago