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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 16 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 286 222 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.55% 9.25% 16.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.09% 45.03% 57.98%
Number of salaries quoted 250 177 285
Median salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £50,000 £52,500
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 549 493 564
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 27.94% 20.55% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 470 424 484
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 294 (57.87%) SQL
2 280 (55.12%) .NET
3 252 (49.61%) C#
4 194 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (35.24%) Microsoft
6 169 (33.27%) JavaScript
7 159 (31.30%) HTML
8 154 (30.31%) ASP.NET
9 151 (29.72%) MVC
10 143 (28.15%) CSS
11 118 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
12 104 (20.47%) T-SQL
12 104 (20.47%) TDD
13 102 (20.08%) Microsoft Azure
14 96 (18.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 80 (15.75%) Windows
15 80 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 79 (15.55%) Scrum
17 78 (15.35%) Finance
18 76 (14.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 75 (14.76%) Degree
19 75 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
20 66 (12.99%) Visual Studio
21 62 (12.20%) Oracle
21 62 (12.20%) jQuery
22 61 (12.01%) .NET Framework
22 61 (12.01%) ASP.NET Web API
22 61 (12.01%) Mentoring
23 60 (11.81%) Microsoft Excel
24 57 (11.22%) Web Development

SQL Server
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 28 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.31%) IIS
3 12 (2.36%) SAS
4 9 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.38%) CMS
5 7 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.59%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.59%) OpenEdge
8 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.39%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.39%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 60 (11.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 102 (20.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.15%) IaaS
2 16 (3.15%) PaaS
3 14 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.97%) GitHub
5 6 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.18%) Office 365
6 5 (0.98%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.98%) SaaS
7 3 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.36%) Broadband
2 11 (2.17%) Internet
3 10 (1.97%) LAN
3 10 (1.97%) VPN
4 9 (1.77%) WAN
5 8 (1.57%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.38%) SAN
6 7 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.18%) DHCP
8 5 (0.98%) DNS
8 5 (0.98%) HTTP
8 5 (0.98%) SSL
8 5 (0.98%) VLAN
9 4 (0.79%) Firewall
10 3 (0.59%) NAS
10 3 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.39%) Skype
11 2 (0.39%) SMTP
11 2 (0.39%) SNMP
11 2 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (18.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 76 (14.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 54 (10.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 54 (10.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 53 (10.43%) MySQL
6 40 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 39 (7.68%) SQL Server 2016
8 38 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (7.28%) Power BI
10 35 (6.89%) NoSQL
11 34 (6.69%) Relational Database
12 25 (4.92%) QlikView
13 21 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (3.94%) DB2
15 19 (3.74%) Big Data
16 10 (1.97%) MS Access
17 8 (1.57%) RDBMS
18 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
18 7 (1.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 66 (12.99%) Visual Studio
2 52 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (6.50%) Git (software)
4 23 (4.53%) NUnit
5 14 (2.76%) JUnit
5 14 (2.76%) MSTest
6 13 (2.56%) Moq
7 12 (2.36%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (1.97%) git-flow
8 10 (1.97%) TestNG
9 9 (1.77%) Selenium
10 8 (1.57%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.38%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.18%) JMeter
13 5 (0.98%) JIRA
14 4 (0.79%) Ant
15 3 (0.59%) MSBuild
15 3 (0.59%) Subversion
16 2 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 78 (15.35%) Finance
2 52 (10.24%) Retail
3 37 (7.28%) Legal
4 33 (6.50%) Automotive
5 21 (4.13%) Games
6 20 (3.94%) Marketing
7 14 (2.76%) Advertising
8 13 (2.56%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.56%) Publishing
9 12 (2.36%) Telecoms
10 11 (2.17%) Back Office
11 9 (1.77%) Law
12 5 (0.98%) Banking
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 311 (61.22%) Developer
2 143 (28.15%) .NET Developer
3 81 (15.94%) C# Developer
4 61 (12.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (11.61%) Senior Developer
6 54 (10.63%) Analyst
6 54 (10.63%) Software Developer
7 53 (10.43%) SQL Developer
8 47 (9.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 45 (8.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (6.50%) DBA
11 30 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 30 (5.91%) Web Developer
12 28 (5.51%) Senior .NET Developer
12 28 (5.51%) SSIS Developer
13 27 (5.31%) SQL DBA
14 26 (5.12%) C# Software Developer
15 25 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 24 (4.72%) Architect
17 23 (4.53%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (55.12%) .NET
2 159 (31.30%) HTML
3 154 (30.31%) ASP.NET
4 143 (28.15%) CSS
5 80 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (12.20%) jQuery
7 61 (12.01%) .NET Framework
7 61 (12.01%) ASP.NET Web API
8 57 (11.22%) AngularJS
9 50 (9.84%) Entity Framework
10 46 (9.06%) WCF
11 40 (7.87%) Node.js
12 38 (7.48%) Web Services
13 34 (6.69%) HTML5
13 34 (6.69%) RESTful
13 34 (6.69%) XML
14 28 (5.51%) REST
15 27 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (5.12%) WPF
17 24 (4.72%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.30%) Computer Science
3 30 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (4.53%) Data Centre
5 21 (4.13%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.76%) CMDB
6 14 (2.76%) Replication
7 11 (2.17%) Mobile Games
7 11 (2.17%) Online Games
8 9 (1.77%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.57%) User Experience
10 7 (1.38%) Clustering
10 7 (1.38%) iPad
10 7 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.18%) BBC
11 6 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.98%) EPoS
13 4 (0.79%) iPhone
13 4 (0.79%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 80 (15.75%) Windows
2 40 (7.87%) Windows Server
3 29 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (3.94%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.54%) Android
7 16 (3.15%) Linux
8 11 (2.17%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.97%) Unix
10 3 (0.59%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (29.72%) MVC
3 118 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
4 104 (20.47%) TDD
5 79 (15.55%) Scrum
6 61 (12.01%) Mentoring
7 57 (11.22%) Web Development
8 53 (10.43%) BDD
9 48 (9.45%) OO
10 47 (9.25%) ETL
11 43 (8.46%) CRM
11 43 (8.46%) Test Automation
12 39 (7.68%) Project Management
13 34 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (6.69%) SDLC
14 32 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (6.30%) ITIL
14 32 (6.30%) Web Application Development
15 31 (6.10%) PRINCE2
16 29 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 294 (57.87%) SQL
2 252 (49.61%) C#
3 169 (33.27%) JavaScript
4 104 (20.47%) T-SQL
5 37 (7.28%) Java
6 33 (6.50%) VB.NET
7 21 (4.13%) Ruby
8 19 (3.74%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 14 (2.76%) PHP
10 14 (2.76%) VBA
11 10 (1.97%) Objective-C
11 10 (1.97%) XPath
12 8 (1.57%) C
13 4 (0.79%) C++
13 4 (0.79%) VB
14 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.59%) Python
15 2 (0.39%) UniBasic
15 2 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 75 (14.76%) Degree
2 31 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.92%) ISEB
5 14 (2.76%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.76%) PMP
6 9 (1.77%) HND
7 8 (1.57%) GNVQ
8 7 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (1.18%) MCSE
10 5 (0.98%) MCSA
11 4 (0.79%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.39%) MCSD
13 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.20%) MCP
14 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.28%) QA
2 11 (2.17%) SLA
3 5 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.79%) vSphere
6 3 (0.59%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.20%) Docker
7 1 (0.20%) HDFS
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (2.76%) SCVMM
2 11 (2.17%) SCOM
3 6 (1.18%) SCCM
4 5 (0.98%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.59%) Nagios
5 3 (0.59%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 179 (35.24%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.20%) Oracle
3 42 (8.27%) Tableau
4 25 (4.92%) IBM
5 21 (4.13%) Cisco
6 20 (3.94%) VMware
7 19 (3.74%) Cognos
8 17 (3.35%) NetApp
9 15 (2.95%) Citrix
10 14 (2.76%) BMC
10 14 (2.76%) EMC
10 14 (2.76%) HP
11 13 (2.56%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.56%) Juniper
12 12 (2.36%) iManage
13 8 (1.57%) SAP
13 8 (1.57%) Xamarin
14 7 (1.38%) NEC
15 6 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (0.98%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent bens incl good pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Red10
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Spring Technology
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago