Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 149 208
Rank change year-on-year +9 +59 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 54 39 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.41% 1.04% 0.021%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.74% 3.83% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 1
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £39,304
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +8.13% -
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,652
% change year-on-year - +7.18% -

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 941 1,018 1,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 24.61% 27.05% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 783 864 888
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (55.56%) .NET
2 30 (55.56%) C#
2 30 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 30 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 30 (55.56%) MVC
2 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (53.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 29 (53.70%) CSS3
3 29 (53.70%) KnockoutJS
3 29 (53.70%) Web Application Development
3 29 (53.70%) Music Streaming
3 29 (53.70%) WCF
3 29 (53.70%) Domain-Driven Design
3 29 (53.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (53.70%) Dependency Injection
3 29 (53.70%) HTML5
3 29 (53.70%) Node.js
3 29 (53.70%) Ninject
3 29 (53.70%) TDD
3 29 (53.70%) CSS
3 29 (53.70%) HTML
3 29 (53.70%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (37.04%) SQL
5 16 (29.63%) Windows
6 15 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
8 12 (22.22%) SLA
8 12 (22.22%) Finance
9 11 (20.37%) T-SQL

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 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.70%) Power BI
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.85%) QlikView
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 30 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 30 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
2 30 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 29 (53.70%) ASP.NET Developer
3 29 (53.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 29 (53.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (16.67%) DBA
4 9 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 7 (12.96%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (55.56%) .NET
1 30 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 29 (53.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 29 (53.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 29 (53.70%) CSS
2 29 (53.70%) CSS3
2 29 (53.70%) HTML
2 29 (53.70%) HTML5
2 29 (53.70%) KnockoutJS
2 29 (53.70%) Ninject
2 29 (53.70%) Node.js
2 29 (53.70%) WCF
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (1.85%) COM
3 1 (1.85%) MDX
3 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (53.70%) Greenfield Project
1 29 (53.70%) Music Streaming
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (55.56%) MVC
2 29 (53.70%) Dependency Injection
2 29 (53.70%) Domain-Driven Design
2 29 (53.70%) TDD
2 29 (53.70%) Web Application Development
3 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.56%) ETL
3 3 (5.56%) High Availability
3 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.70%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (3.70%) Migration
4 2 (3.70%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (1.85%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (1.85%) Data Modelling
5 1 (1.85%) Data Security
5 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.85%) Master Data Management
5 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) C#
1 30 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.85%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (14.81%) vSphere
2 8 (14.81%) XenApp
3 7 (12.96%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Citrix
2 8 (14.81%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Veeam
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle
6 3 (5.56%) BMC
6 3 (5.56%) Remedy
6 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) Meraki
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.85%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Tableau