Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 164 203
Rank change year-on-year -6 +39 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 17 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.48% 0.76% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.04% 2.98% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 8
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -19.05% +33.57%
10th Percentile £38,250 £35,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £57,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +8.13% -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 833 972 1,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.64% 25.59% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 631 858 893
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) vSphere
5 5 (29.41%) High Availability
6 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) SLA
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Clustering
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (17.65%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.76%) XenApp

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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
3 1 (5.88%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
6 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (5.88%) HDInsight
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (5.88%) Redis
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) GitLab
2 1 (5.88%) Hudson
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) DBA
2 10 (58.82%) SQL DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Senior DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Core
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (5.88%) Redux
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
1 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) vSphere
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) Squid
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Veeam