Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 206 183
Rank change year-on-year +38 -23 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 30 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.79% 0.28% 0.026%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.05% 1.24% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 1
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £39,304
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +33.57% -
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £48,750 £39,304
% change year-on-year -17.95% +24.03% -

SQL Server 2016 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 984 1050 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.83% 22.83% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 872 896 830
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +1.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,323 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.72% +4.86% -

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (33.33%) TDD
8 10 (33.33%) C#
8 10 (33.33%) .NET
8 10 (33.33%) Windows
9 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (26.67%) MVC
10 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
11 7 (23.33%) OO
11 7 (23.33%) Advertising
11 7 (23.33%) WCF
11 7 (23.33%) Ruby
11 7 (23.33%) BDD
11 7 (23.33%) Node.js
11 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
11 7 (23.33%) RESTful

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Broadband
2 1 (3.33%) Extranet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (16.67%) Redis
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (13.33%) MySQL
8 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (6.67%) Moq
3 2 (6.67%) MSTest
3 2 (6.67%) NUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Advertising
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) DBA
4 5 (16.67%) Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Cognos Developer
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Database Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Database Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (23.33%) Node.js
3 7 (23.33%) RESTful
3 7 (23.33%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (6.67%) Ninject
4 2 (6.67%) Spring.NET
4 2 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (6.67%) WinForms
4 2 (6.67%) WPF
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.33%) LINQ
5 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (26.67%) MVC
4 7 (23.33%) BDD
4 7 (23.33%) OO
4 7 (23.33%) Web Application Development
5 5 (16.67%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) Statistics
6 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (13.33%) Validation
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) DNA
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security Management
8 2 (6.67%) MVVM
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Cognos
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) NEC
4 2 (6.67%) Tableau
4 2 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.33%) RedGate