The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 12 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 222 284 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.14% 12.13% 16.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.13% 55.47% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 187 260 254
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 471 512 537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 25.77% 21.86% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 395 467 470
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Birmingham

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Birmingham

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 242 (51.16%) SQL
2 235 (49.68%) .NET
3 227 (47.99%) C#
4 173 (36.58%) ASP.NET
5 164 (34.67%) JavaScript
5 164 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
6 157 (33.19%) MVC
7 149 (31.50%) HTML
8 147 (31.08%) Microsoft
9 139 (29.39%) CSS
10 102 (21.56%) MS Excel
11 94 (19.87%) Visual Studio
12 93 (19.66%) Business Intelligence
13 80 (16.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 80 (16.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 78 (16.49%) Finance
14 78 (16.49%) Windows
15 72 (15.22%) T-SQL
16 69 (14.59%) Degree
17 68 (14.38%) Oracle
18 66 (13.95%) TDD
19 65 (13.74%) AngularJS
20 61 (12.90%) .NET Framework
20 61 (12.90%) Scrum
21 60 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
22 59 (12.47%) Java
22 59 (12.47%) Web Development
23 57 (12.05%) jQuery
23 57 (12.05%) Entity Framework
24 56 (11.84%) MySQL

SQL Server
Top Related 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 30 (6.34%) IIS
2 17 (3.59%) JBoss
3 16 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.17%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.27%) Apache
8 6 (1.27%) CMS
9 5 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.85%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.63%) OpenEdge
11 3 (0.63%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.42%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.42%) Moodle
12 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 102 (21.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.27%) MS Office
3 5 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (1.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.27%) Shopify
5 3 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.63%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.42%) Magento
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 60 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (4.23%) IaaS
4 20 (4.23%) PaaS
5 12 (2.54%) GitHub
6 6 (1.27%) Office 365
7 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.02%) SSL
2 16 (3.38%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.54%) DNS
4 10 (2.11%) DHCP
4 10 (2.11%) SAN
5 5 (1.06%) Firewall
5 5 (1.06%) NAS
5 5 (1.06%) Wireless
6 4 (0.85%) Broadband
6 4 (0.85%) LAN
7 3 (0.63%) Intranet
7 3 (0.63%) VLAN
7 3 (0.63%) WAN
8 2 (0.42%) Internet
8 2 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.42%) Skype
8 2 (0.42%) SMTP
8 2 (0.42%) SNMP
8 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 56 (11.84%) MySQL
3 54 (11.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 50 (10.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (7.40%) NoSQL
7 34 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (7.19%) DB2
7 34 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (6.13%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (2.75%) Big Data
10 13 (2.75%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.27%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.06%) MS Access
13 5 (1.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 94 (19.87%) Visual Studio
2 50 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (8.25%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.11%) git-flow
5 9 (1.90%) Selenium
5 9 (1.90%) Subversion
6 8 (1.69%) MSBuild
6 8 (1.69%) NUnit
7 7 (1.48%) JUnit
7 7 (1.48%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.27%) JMeter
8 6 (1.27%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.27%) MSTest
9 5 (1.06%) Ant
9 5 (1.06%) Moq
10 4 (0.85%) Maven
10 4 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.85%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (0.63%) Gradle
General
1 78 (16.49%) Finance
2 34 (7.19%) Automotive
3 31 (6.55%) Retail
4 20 (4.23%) Banking
4 20 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.23%) Publishing
5 17 (3.59%) Games
6 14 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.33%) Back Office
7 11 (2.33%) Marketing
8 8 (1.69%) International Banking
9 7 (1.48%) Music Industry
10 5 (1.06%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Advertising
11 4 (0.85%) Law
12 3 (0.63%) Legal
13 2 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 258 (54.55%) Developer
2 121 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 85 (17.97%) C# Developer
4 59 (12.47%) Analyst
5 58 (12.26%) Senior Developer
6 54 (11.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 45 (9.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 37 (7.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (7.40%) Web Developer
10 30 (6.34%) Senior .NET Developer
10 30 (6.34%) Software Developer
11 29 (6.13%) Architect
11 29 (6.13%) SQL Developer
12 23 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 22 (4.65%) Data Analyst
14 21 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (4.02%) Consultant
15 19 (4.02%) Development Manager
16 18 (3.81%) Support Analyst
17 17 (3.59%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (49.68%) .NET
2 173 (36.58%) ASP.NET
3 149 (31.50%) HTML
4 139 (29.39%) CSS
5 80 (16.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (13.74%) AngularJS
7 61 (12.90%) .NET Framework
8 57 (12.05%) Entity Framework
8 57 (12.05%) jQuery
9 55 (11.63%) WCF
10 47 (9.94%) HTML5
11 41 (8.67%) Node.js
12 40 (8.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (7.82%) Web Services
14 35 (7.40%) CSS3
14 35 (7.40%) RESTful
15 34 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 33 (6.98%) XML
17 23 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 22 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.55%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.29%) Data Centre
4 21 (4.44%) CMDB
5 16 (3.38%) iPad
6 14 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.33%) Mobile Games
7 11 (2.33%) Online Games
8 10 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.90%) Clustering
10 8 (1.69%) Fintech
11 7 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
12 5 (1.06%) Replication
13 4 (0.85%) iPhone
13 4 (0.85%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.42%) AS400
14 2 (0.42%) EPoS
14 2 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.49%) Windows
2 40 (8.46%) Linux
3 38 (8.03%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (3.81%) Unix
6 17 (3.59%) Android
7 16 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.96%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.42%) AIX
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.21%) HPUX
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (33.19%) MVC
3 93 (19.66%) Business Intelligence
4 66 (13.95%) TDD
5 61 (12.90%) Scrum
6 59 (12.47%) Web Development
7 52 (10.99%) CRM
7 52 (10.99%) SDLC
8 46 (9.73%) Mentoring
9 42 (8.88%) Project Management
10 38 (8.03%) OO
11 35 (7.40%) BDD
11 35 (7.40%) Software Engineering
12 34 (7.19%) Web Application Development
13 32 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 32 (6.77%) ITIL
14 30 (6.34%) Data Analysis
15 27 (5.71%) SOA
16 26 (5.50%) Presales
16 26 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (51.16%) SQL
2 227 (47.99%) C#
3 164 (34.67%) JavaScript
4 72 (15.22%) T-SQL
5 59 (12.47%) Java
6 39 (8.25%) VB.NET
7 20 (4.23%) Ruby
8 17 (3.59%) PHP
9 10 (2.11%) Objective-C
10 9 (1.90%) VBA
11 7 (1.48%) C++
12 6 (1.27%) C
13 5 (1.06%) Python
13 5 (1.06%) VB
14 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.63%) Scala
14 3 (0.63%) XPath
15 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.42%) UniBasic
15 2 (0.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 69 (14.59%) Degree
2 27 (5.71%) ISEB
3 23 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.44%) PMI Certification
4 21 (4.44%) PMP
5 6 (1.27%) MCSE
6 5 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.06%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.63%) MCSA
9 2 (0.42%) GNVQ
9 2 (0.42%) HND
10 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.21%) MCITP
10 1 (0.21%) MCP
10 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.82%) QA
2 6 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (5.29%) Active Directory
1 25 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.48%) XenApp
4 6 (1.27%) Docker
5 5 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.06%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.85%) NFS
7 3 (0.63%) HDFS
8 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.21%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (4.44%) SCVMM
2 4 (0.85%) EdgeSight
2 4 (0.85%) SCOM
3 3 (0.63%) SCCM
3 3 (0.63%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.42%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 147 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 68 (14.38%) Oracle
3 32 (6.77%) IBM
4 31 (6.55%) VMware
5 29 (6.13%) Citrix
6 25 (5.29%) NetApp
7 24 (5.07%) Cisco
8 21 (4.44%) BMC
9 20 (4.23%) CheckPoint
9 20 (4.23%) EMC
9 20 (4.23%) HP
9 20 (4.23%) Juniper
10 18 (3.81%) Tableau
11 17 (3.59%) Cognos
12 15 (3.17%) NEC
13 12 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (1.69%) Sybase
15 6 (1.27%) Xamarin
16 5 (1.06%) SAP
17 4 (0.85%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Carter Personnel Consultants Limited T/A Integrate Technology Resource
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000. - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago