Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 148 204
Rank change year-on-year -10 +56 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 33 53 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.88% 1.38% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.46% 4.99% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 2
Birmingham median annual salary £49,250 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.88% -29.17% -
10th Percentile £31,425 £33,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -17.00% -

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 955 1,063 1,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.37% 27.74% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 766 935 871
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £66,875 £62,500 £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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) Finance
4 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
4 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (36.36%) MVC
5 12 (36.36%) .NET
5 12 (36.36%) C#
5 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 11 (33.33%) TDD
6 11 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) HTML5
7 10 (30.30%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (30.30%) Music Streaming
7 10 (30.30%) WCF
7 10 (30.30%) Web Application Development
7 10 (30.30%) Node.js
7 10 (30.30%) Ninject
7 10 (30.30%) CSS3
7 10 (30.30%) CSS
7 10 (30.30%) HTML
7 10 (30.30%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (27.27%) Windows
9 7 (21.21%) SLA
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (3.03%) HDInsight
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.03%) MySQL
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.03%) Power BI
7 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) DBA
2 13 (39.39%) SQL DBA
3 11 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 11 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Developer
4 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 10 (30.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Junior DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Report Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
1 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 11 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (30.30%) CSS
3 10 (30.30%) CSS3
3 10 (30.30%) HTML
3 10 (30.30%) HTML5
3 10 (30.30%) Ninject
3 10 (30.30%) Node.js
3 10 (30.30%) WCF
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Greenfield Project
1 10 (30.30%) Music Streaming
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) MVC
2 11 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (33.33%) TDD
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Domain-Driven Design
3 10 (30.30%) Web Application Development
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) BDD
7 1 (3.03%) Data Security
7 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.03%) ETL
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
3 12 (36.36%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) vSphere
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (15.15%) XenApp
3 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Veeam
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec