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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 16 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 275 211 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.20% 8.84% 16.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 45.57% 56.93%
Number of salaries quoted 234 180 260
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,150 £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 550 463 534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.41% 19.39% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 465 411 458
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £60,000
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 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 275 (56.94%) SQL
2 261 (54.04%) .NET
3 240 (49.69%) C#
4 171 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 160 (33.13%) JavaScript
7 159 (32.92%) Microsoft
8 155 (32.09%) HTML
9 145 (30.02%) MVC
10 144 (29.81%) CSS
11 115 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
12 96 (19.88%) T-SQL
13 91 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 91 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
14 83 (17.18%) TDD
15 80 (16.56%) Finance
16 77 (15.94%) Degree
17 76 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 76 (15.73%) Visual Studio
18 73 (15.11%) Scrum
19 71 (14.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 67 (13.87%) Oracle
20 67 (13.87%) Windows
21 65 (13.46%) .NET Framework
22 62 (12.84%) Web Development
23 61 (12.63%) SQL Server 2008
24 60 (12.42%) Mentoring
25 58 (12.01%) AngularJS
26 55 (11.39%) Entity Framework
26 55 (11.39%) jQuery

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 24 (4.97%) IIS
1 24 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.48%) SAS
3 11 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.04%) CMS
4 5 (1.04%) JBoss
5 4 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.83%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.62%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.41%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.41%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.21%) Confluence
8 1 (0.21%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 52 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 91 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.14%) IaaS
3 20 (4.14%) PaaS
4 18 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.07%) GitHub
6 5 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.04%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.41%) SaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.66%) Broadband
1 8 (1.66%) Internet
2 6 (1.24%) SSL
3 5 (1.04%) HTTP
3 5 (1.04%) SAN
4 4 (0.83%) Firewall
4 4 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.62%) LAN
5 3 (0.62%) NAS
6 2 (0.41%) DHCP
6 2 (0.41%) DNS
6 2 (0.41%) Intranet
6 2 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.41%) SMTP
6 2 (0.41%) SNMP
6 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.41%) VPN
6 2 (0.41%) WAN
6 2 (0.41%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 71 (14.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (12.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 54 (11.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 53 (10.97%) MySQL
6 51 (10.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 41 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (6.63%) NoSQL
10 31 (6.42%) SQL Server 2016
11 30 (6.21%) Power BI
11 30 (6.21%) Relational Database
12 24 (4.97%) DB2
13 21 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (4.14%) QlikView
15 16 (3.31%) Big Data
16 10 (2.07%) MS Access
17 7 (1.45%) Hadoop
18 6 (1.24%) RDBMS
19 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 76 (15.73%) Visual Studio
2 53 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (6.21%) Git (software)
4 19 (3.93%) NUnit
5 10 (2.07%) git-flow
5 10 (2.07%) JUnit
5 10 (2.07%) MSTest
5 10 (2.07%) Selenium
6 9 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.86%) Moq
7 8 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (1.66%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.45%) JMeter
9 6 (1.24%) MSBuild
9 6 (1.24%) TestNG
10 5 (1.04%) JIRA
11 4 (0.83%) Ant
11 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.62%) Subversion
13 2 (0.41%) Maven
General
1 80 (16.56%) Finance
2 49 (10.14%) Retail
3 34 (7.04%) Automotive
4 28 (5.80%) Legal
5 21 (4.35%) Games
6 17 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.52%) Marketing
6 17 (3.52%) Publishing
7 11 (2.28%) Advertising
7 11 (2.28%) Back Office
8 10 (2.07%) Banking
8 10 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.24%) Law
10 4 (0.83%) International Banking
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 292 (60.46%) Developer
2 134 (27.74%) .NET Developer
3 85 (17.60%) C# Developer
4 61 (12.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (12.22%) Senior Developer
6 54 (11.18%) Analyst
7 48 (9.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 48 (9.94%) Software Developer
8 47 (9.73%) SQL Developer
9 45 (9.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 34 (7.04%) Web Developer
11 31 (6.42%) Senior .NET Developer
12 28 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 27 (5.59%) Architect
13 27 (5.59%) DBA
14 24 (4.97%) C# Software Developer
15 23 (4.76%) Data Analyst
15 23 (4.76%) SSIS Developer
16 22 (4.55%) SQL DBA
17 20 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (54.04%) .NET
2 161 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 155 (32.09%) HTML
4 144 (29.81%) CSS
5 76 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (13.46%) .NET Framework
7 58 (12.01%) AngularJS
8 55 (11.39%) Entity Framework
8 55 (11.39%) jQuery
9 52 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 47 (9.73%) WCF
11 38 (7.87%) Web Services
12 37 (7.66%) Node.js
13 35 (7.25%) HTML5
14 30 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 30 (6.21%) XML
15 29 (6.00%) CSS3
15 29 (6.00%) RESTful
16 24 (4.97%) REST
17 23 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.83%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.18%) Data Centre
4 21 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.73%) CMDB
6 16 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.28%) Mobile Games
7 11 (2.28%) Online Games
7 11 (2.28%) Replication
8 9 (1.86%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.86%) iPad
9 6 (1.24%) Clustering
9 6 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.24%) User Experience
10 5 (1.04%) EPoS
11 4 (0.83%) BBC
11 4 (0.83%) Fintech
11 4 (0.83%) iPhone
11 4 (0.83%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (13.87%) Windows
2 31 (6.42%) Windows Server
3 21 (4.35%) Linux
3 21 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (4.14%) Android
5 19 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.73%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.28%) Unix
8 4 (0.83%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.41%) AIX
11 1 (0.21%) HPUX
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (30.02%) MVC
3 115 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 83 (17.18%) TDD
5 73 (15.11%) Scrum
6 62 (12.84%) Web Development
7 60 (12.42%) Mentoring
8 50 (10.35%) CRM
9 45 (9.32%) Test Automation
10 44 (9.11%) BDD
11 42 (8.70%) ETL
11 42 (8.70%) OO
11 42 (8.70%) Project Management
12 40 (8.28%) SDLC
13 33 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (6.83%) Software Engineering
14 31 (6.42%) ITIL
14 31 (6.42%) PRINCE2
15 29 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (6.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 275 (56.94%) SQL
2 240 (49.69%) C#
3 160 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 96 (19.88%) T-SQL
5 38 (7.87%) Java
6 30 (6.21%) VB.NET
7 18 (3.73%) Ruby
8 14 (2.90%) VBA
9 13 (2.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 12 (2.48%) PHP
11 11 (2.28%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.07%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.45%) C
14 6 (1.24%) C++
14 6 (1.24%) XPath
15 3 (0.62%) Python
16 2 (0.41%) ANSI SQL
16 2 (0.41%) R
16 2 (0.41%) Scala
16 2 (0.41%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 77 (15.94%) Degree
2 32 (6.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (6.00%) ISEB
4 25 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.73%) PMI Certification
5 18 (3.73%) PMP
6 7 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.24%) GNVQ
7 6 (1.24%) HND
7 6 (1.24%) MCSE
8 5 (1.04%) MCSA
9 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.90%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.04%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
6 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (3.73%) SCVMM
2 10 (2.07%) SCOM
3 3 (0.62%) Nagios
3 3 (0.62%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.21%) SCCM
4 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 159 (32.92%) Microsoft
2 67 (13.87%) Oracle
3 34 (7.04%) Tableau
4 29 (6.00%) IBM
5 21 (4.35%) VMware
6 20 (4.14%) Cognos
6 20 (4.14%) NetApp
7 18 (3.73%) BMC
7 18 (3.73%) Cisco
7 18 (3.73%) Citrix
8 17 (3.52%) CheckPoint
8 17 (3.52%) EMC
8 17 (3.52%) HP
8 17 (3.52%) Juniper
9 10 (2.07%) iManage
9 10 (2.07%) NEC
10 9 (1.86%) Xamarin
11 8 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.45%) SAP
13 5 (1.04%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefitd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55 - £56 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Training + Certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Brilliant Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago