The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1078 1045 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.13% 18.93% 23.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.86% 63.68% 66.92%
Number of salaries quoted 927 957 1011
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1801 1641 1687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.63% 29.73% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 1460 1490
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 +1 293 £35,000 -12.50% 55
Staffordshire 0 281 £37,250 -6.87% 20
Warwickshire +7 131 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Coventry +1 93 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Worcestershire -2 77 £35,000 - 13
Solihull -4 56 £37,500 -2.59% 5
Wolverhampton +1 33 £33,500 -6.94% 5
Walsall +2 23 £40,000 +42.85% 2
Sutton Coldfield +3 11 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Shropshire -4 10 £35,000 - 5
Herefordshire -1 8 £31,500 -18.70% 2
Dudley -1 2 £25,500 -43.33%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1155 (56.76%) .NET
2 1115 (54.79%) SQL
3 987 (48.50%) C#
4 804 (39.51%) ASP.NET
5 735 (36.12%) Microsoft
6 582 (28.60%) HTML
7 523 (25.70%) JavaScript
8 470 (23.10%) CSS
9 435 (21.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 428 (21.03%) MVC
11 414 (20.34%) VB.NET
12 413 (20.29%) Windows
13 379 (18.62%) MS Excel
14 371 (18.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 360 (17.69%) T-SQL
16 343 (16.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 336 (16.51%) jQuery
18 328 (16.12%) .NET Framework
19 303 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
20 302 (14.84%) Degree
21 275 (13.51%) Oracle
22 262 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
23 261 (12.83%) XML
24 251 (12.33%) Ajax
25 242 (11.89%) SQL Server 2005
26 239 (11.74%) Web Services
27 231 (11.35%) Finance
28 218 (10.71%) SharePoint
29 211 (10.37%) WCF
30 210 (10.32%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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
1 218 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 109 (5.36%) IIS
3 88 (4.32%) MS Exchange
4 58 (2.85%) Tomcat
5 46 (2.26%) Apache
6 37 (1.82%) CMS
7 33 (1.62%) Node.js
8 31 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
9 30 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 28 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.13%) WebSphere
13 21 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.74%) Umbraco
15 13 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.39%) WordPress
16 8 (0.39%) nginx
17 7 (0.34%) Lync
17 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 379 (18.62%) MS Excel
2 85 (4.18%) MS Office
3 15 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 12 (0.59%) FastStats
5 11 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.098%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.098%) SPSS
7 2 (0.098%) Stata
8 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.049%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 74 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 32 (1.57%) Cognos TM1
4 14 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.29%) Line 500
8 5 (0.25%) e-Work
9 4 (0.20%) Summit
9 4 (0.20%) Agresso
9 4 (0.20%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
10 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.098%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.098%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.098%) WebTrends
12 1 (0.049%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.13%) Office 365
1 23 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (0.79%) GitHub
3 15 (0.74%) SaaS
4 2 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.098%) IaaS
5 1 (0.049%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 62 (3.05%) SAN
3 57 (2.80%) Internet
4 53 (2.60%) DNS
5 45 (2.21%) Firewall
6 36 (1.77%) VPN
7 35 (1.72%) DHCP
8 32 (1.57%) LAN
9 28 (1.38%) WAN
10 27 (1.33%) HTTP
10 27 (1.33%) Intranet
11 24 (1.18%) FTP
12 14 (0.69%) SSL
13 9 (0.44%) Wireless
14 8 (0.39%) NAS
14 8 (0.39%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.39%) LDAP
15 7 (0.34%) Ethernet
15 7 (0.34%) WAAS
15 7 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (21.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 371 (18.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 343 (16.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 242 (11.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 189 (9.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 188 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
7 169 (8.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 128 (6.29%) Relational Database
9 91 (4.47%) Oracle Database
10 72 (3.54%) OLAP
11 70 (3.44%) MySQL
11 70 (3.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 67 (3.29%) RDBMS
13 45 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
14 43 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
15 42 (2.06%) NoSQL
16 41 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
16 41 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
17 35 (1.72%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 32 (1.57%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 172 (8.45%) Visual Studio
2 73 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (2.41%) Subversion
4 45 (2.21%) Git (software)
5 36 (1.77%) JIRA
6 31 (1.52%) NUnit
7 27 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
8 20 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 20 (0.98%) Jenkins
9 18 (0.88%) Selenium
10 17 (0.84%) Maven
11 16 (0.79%) MSTest
12 15 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
12 15 (0.74%) FitNesse
13 14 (0.69%) Moq
14 12 (0.59%) Toad
15 11 (0.54%) Hudson
15 11 (0.54%) TeamCity
16 10 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
16 10 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 231 (11.35%) Finance
2 70 (3.44%) Automotive
3 47 (2.31%) Retail
4 43 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 38 (1.87%) Law
5 38 (1.87%) Legal
6 36 (1.77%) Games
7 35 (1.72%) Advertising
7 35 (1.72%) Marketing
8 24 (1.18%) Billing
9 15 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.54%) Back Office
10 11 (0.54%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.49%) Military
12 8 (0.39%) Banking
13 3 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.15%) Front Office
14 2 (0.098%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.049%) Publishing
15 1 (0.049%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1323 (65.01%) Developer
2 553 (27.17%) .NET Developer
3 297 (14.59%) C# Developer
4 233 (11.45%) Analyst
5 212 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 191 (9.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 188 (9.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 182 (8.94%) Software Developer
9 145 (7.13%) SQL Developer
10 142 (6.98%) DBA
11 113 (5.55%) Web Developer
11 113 (5.55%) SQL DBA
12 102 (5.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 92 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
13 92 (4.52%) Administrator
14 88 (4.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 84 (4.13%) Consultant
15 84 (4.13%) VB.NET Developer
16 80 (3.93%) Junior
17 76 (3.73%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1155 (56.76%) .NET
2 804 (39.51%) ASP.NET
3 582 (28.60%) HTML
4 470 (23.10%) CSS
5 336 (16.51%) jQuery
6 328 (16.12%) .NET Framework
7 261 (12.83%) XML
8 251 (12.33%) Ajax
9 239 (11.74%) Web Services
10 211 (10.37%) WCF
11 205 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 204 (10.02%) HTML5
13 146 (7.17%) WPF
14 125 (6.14%) WinForms
15 123 (6.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 119 (5.85%) CSS3
17 100 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 93 (4.57%) LINQ
19 84 (4.13%) XSLT
20 55 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 116 (5.70%) Computer Science
2 67 (3.29%) Clustering
3 63 (3.10%) N-Tier
3 63 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 61 (3.00%) Replication
5 44 (2.16%) Mathematics
6 34 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (0.79%) Data Extraction
9 15 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 14 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
10 14 (0.69%) Social Media
11 11 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
11 11 (0.54%) iPhone
12 9 (0.44%) FlexPod
12 9 (0.44%) Smartcard
13 8 (0.39%) BBC
13 8 (0.39%) Thin Client
13 8 (0.39%) Fat Client
14 7 (0.34%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 413 (20.29%) Windows
2 116 (5.70%) Linux
3 113 (5.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (4.57%) UNIX
5 51 (2.51%) Windows 7
6 48 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (1.67%) Android
9 32 (1.57%) Windows 8
10 17 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 16 (0.79%) Debian
12 11 (0.54%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.34%) Solaris
14 7 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.34%) CentOS
15 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.25%) AIX
16 5 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (21.03%) MVC
2 303 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
3 262 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (10.32%) Web Development
5 206 (10.12%) OO
6 200 (9.83%) TDD
7 151 (7.42%) ETL
8 146 (7.17%) Software Engineering
9 141 (6.93%) Unit Testing
10 135 (6.63%) E-Commerce
11 112 (5.50%) CRM
12 98 (4.82%) Scrum
13 92 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
14 87 (4.28%) ITIL
15 86 (4.23%) SOA
16 65 (3.19%) Project Management
17 64 (3.14%) Data Modelling
18 63 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
19 57 (2.80%) OOP
20 56 (2.75%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1115 (54.79%) SQL
2 987 (48.50%) C#
3 523 (25.70%) JavaScript
4 414 (20.34%) VB.NET
5 360 (17.69%) T-SQL
6 152 (7.47%) VB
7 129 (6.34%) Java
8 82 (4.03%) PHP
8 82 (4.03%) C++
9 81 (3.98%) PL/SQL
10 48 (2.36%) C
11 47 (2.31%) VBA
12 39 (1.92%) VB6
13 34 (1.67%) Shell Script
14 25 (1.23%) Python
15 23 (1.13%) VBScript
15 23 (1.13%) Ruby
16 19 (0.93%) PowerShell
17 16 (0.79%) XAML
18 13 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 302 (14.84%) Degree
2 111 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (2.56%) MCSE
4 34 (1.67%) MCITP
5 27 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (1.28%) ISEB
7 21 (1.03%) MCP
8 19 (0.93%) MCSD
8 19 (0.93%) MCSA
8 19 (0.93%) Security Cleared
9 18 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (0.74%) CCA
11 14 (0.69%) MCTS
12 12 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
14 9 (0.44%) CCNA
15 8 (0.39%) OCP
15 8 (0.39%) CCEE
16 7 (0.34%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.26%) QA
2 23 (1.13%) SLA
3 17 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.54%) Solvency II
5 11 (0.54%) Basel II
6 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 122 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 68 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.93%) XenApp
5 15 (0.74%) XenServer
5 15 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.64%) vSphere
7 10 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (0.44%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.34%) vCloud
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.25%) Varnish
11 5 (0.25%) Postfix
11 5 (0.25%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.20%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.20%) UAG
13 3 (0.15%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.098%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (1.03%) SCCM
2 18 (0.88%) SCOM
3 11 (0.54%) WSUS
4 8 (0.39%) Data Guard
5 7 (0.34%) Nagios
6 4 (0.20%) MOM
6 4 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.15%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.098%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.098%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.049%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.049%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 735 (36.12%) Microsoft
2 275 (13.51%) Oracle
3 108 (5.31%) VMware
4 74 (3.64%) Citrix
5 66 (3.24%) Cognos
6 58 (2.85%) Cisco
7 45 (2.21%) Business Objects
8 37 (1.82%) JBoss
9 34 (1.67%) AccuRev
10 33 (1.62%) IBM
11 29 (1.43%) Google
12 26 (1.28%) Dell
13 24 (1.18%) Apple
14 22 (1.08%) Facebook
15 21 (1.03%) EMC
16 20 (0.98%) SAP
17 19 (0.93%) HP
18 17 (0.84%) Adobe
18 17 (0.84%) Netezza
19 14 (0.69%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits / training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum and benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Hot Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Hot Rec
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Substantial Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago