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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 242 281 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.98% 11.72% 16.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.50% 55.75% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 208 257 250
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 499 504 533
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 26.76% 21.03% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 426 460 463
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 248 (51.88%) SQL
2 237 (49.58%) .NET
3 226 (47.28%) C#
4 171 (35.77%) ASP.NET
4 171 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (33.26%) JavaScript
6 154 (32.22%) MVC
7 153 (32.01%) Microsoft
8 148 (30.96%) HTML
9 139 (29.08%) CSS
10 108 (22.59%) MS Excel
11 102 (21.34%) Business Intelligence
12 91 (19.04%) Visual Studio
13 87 (18.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 80 (16.74%) Finance
15 79 (16.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 78 (16.32%) Windows
17 74 (15.48%) T-SQL
18 72 (15.06%) Degree
19 68 (14.23%) TDD
19 68 (14.23%) Oracle
20 65 (13.60%) Scrum
21 64 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
22 61 (12.76%) AngularJS
23 59 (12.34%) .NET Framework
23 59 (12.34%) Web Development
24 55 (11.51%) Java
24 55 (11.51%) CRM
24 55 (11.51%) jQuery
24 55 (11.51%) Entity Framework

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 27 (5.65%) IIS
2 17 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.35%) JBoss
4 14 (2.93%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.51%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.88%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.26%) Apache
7 6 (1.26%) CMS
7 6 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.84%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.63%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.63%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.63%) SAS
10 3 (0.63%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.42%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 108 (22.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.05%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.26%) Shopify
6 3 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.63%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.42%) Magento
8 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 64 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (3.77%) IaaS
4 18 (3.77%) PaaS
5 11 (2.30%) GitHub
6 6 (1.26%) Office 365
7 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.56%) SSL
2 14 (2.93%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.09%) DNS
3 10 (2.09%) SAN
4 8 (1.67%) DHCP
5 5 (1.05%) Broadband
5 5 (1.05%) Firewall
5 5 (1.05%) NAS
6 4 (0.84%) LAN
6 4 (0.84%) Wireless
7 3 (0.63%) VLAN
7 3 (0.63%) WAN
8 2 (0.42%) Internet
8 2 (0.42%) Intranet
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 87 (18.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 55 (11.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 53 (11.09%) MySQL
4 52 (10.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (7.11%) NoSQL
9 31 (6.49%) DB2
10 29 (6.07%) Relational Database
11 18 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (3.56%) Big Data
13 16 (3.35%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (2.72%) MongoDB
14 13 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (2.51%) Power BI
16 6 (1.26%) Hadoop
16 6 (1.26%) MS Access
16 6 (1.26%) QlikView
16 6 (1.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 91 (19.04%) Visual Studio
2 50 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.09%) git-flow
4 10 (2.09%) Selenium
5 9 (1.88%) NUnit
6 8 (1.67%) MSBuild
6 8 (1.67%) WebDriver
7 7 (1.46%) JMeter
7 7 (1.46%) JUnit
7 7 (1.46%) MSTest
7 7 (1.46%) Subversion
8 6 (1.26%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.26%) Moq
9 5 (1.05%) JIRA
9 5 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (0.84%) Ant
10 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.63%) Maven
11 3 (0.63%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 80 (16.74%) Finance
2 37 (7.74%) Retail
3 35 (7.32%) Automotive
4 20 (4.18%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.97%) Banking
6 18 (3.77%) Publishing
7 17 (3.56%) Games
8 14 (2.93%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.51%) Marketing
10 10 (2.09%) Back Office
11 8 (1.67%) International Banking
12 6 (1.26%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.84%) Advertising
13 4 (0.84%) Legal
13 4 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.42%) Law
15 1 (0.21%) French Language
15 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 262 (54.81%) Developer
2 120 (25.10%) .NET Developer
3 86 (17.99%) C# Developer
4 65 (13.60%) Analyst
5 57 (11.92%) Senior Developer
6 54 (11.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (7.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 36 (7.53%) Web Developer
10 35 (7.32%) SQL Developer
11 33 (6.90%) Software Developer
12 30 (6.28%) Senior .NET Developer
13 27 (5.65%) Architect
14 26 (5.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 25 (5.23%) Data Analyst
16 20 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
17 19 (3.97%) C# Software Developer
18 18 (3.77%) Consultant
18 18 (3.77%) Development Manager
19 17 (3.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (49.58%) .NET
2 171 (35.77%) ASP.NET
3 148 (30.96%) HTML
4 139 (29.08%) CSS
5 79 (16.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 61 (12.76%) AngularJS
7 59 (12.34%) .NET Framework
8 55 (11.51%) Entity Framework
8 55 (11.51%) jQuery
9 53 (11.09%) WCF
10 45 (9.41%) HTML5
11 40 (8.37%) Node.js
12 39 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 35 (7.32%) RESTful
13 35 (7.32%) Web Services
14 34 (7.11%) CSS3
15 32 (6.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (6.28%) XML
17 22 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 22 (4.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.07%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.81%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.97%) CMDB
5 15 (3.14%) iPad
6 14 (2.93%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.09%) Mobile Games
7 10 (2.09%) Online Games
8 8 (1.67%) Clustering
8 8 (1.67%) Fintech
9 6 (1.26%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.05%) EPoS
10 5 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (1.05%) Replication
11 4 (0.84%) iPhone
11 4 (0.84%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.42%) AS400
12 2 (0.42%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.32%) Windows
2 39 (8.16%) Linux
3 36 (7.53%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.56%) Android
5 17 (3.56%) Unix
6 16 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.93%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.42%) AIX
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.21%) HPUX
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (32.22%) MVC
3 102 (21.34%) Business Intelligence
4 68 (14.23%) TDD
5 65 (13.60%) Scrum
6 59 (12.34%) Web Development
7 55 (11.51%) CRM
8 49 (10.25%) Mentoring
8 49 (10.25%) SDLC
9 41 (8.58%) Project Management
10 37 (7.74%) OO
11 35 (7.32%) BDD
12 33 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 33 (6.90%) Web Application Development
13 32 (6.69%) Data Analysis
13 32 (6.69%) ETL
14 30 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (6.28%) ITIL
15 28 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (5.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 248 (51.88%) SQL
2 226 (47.28%) C#
3 159 (33.26%) JavaScript
4 74 (15.48%) T-SQL
5 55 (11.51%) Java
6 39 (8.16%) VB.NET
7 20 (4.18%) Ruby
8 16 (3.35%) PHP
9 10 (2.09%) Objective-C
9 10 (2.09%) VBA
10 8 (1.67%) C
11 7 (1.46%) C++
12 5 (1.05%) Python
13 4 (0.84%) VB
14 3 (0.63%) Scala
14 3 (0.63%) XPath
15 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.42%) UniBasic
15 2 (0.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 72 (15.06%) Degree
2 29 (6.07%) ISEB
3 24 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (3.97%) PMI Certification
4 19 (3.97%) PMP
5 6 (1.26%) MCSE
6 5 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.63%) Citrix 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 41 (8.58%) QA
2 6 (1.26%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.26%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (4.81%) Active Directory
1 23 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.26%) Docker
3 6 (1.26%) XenApp
4 5 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.84%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.63%) HDFS
6 3 (0.63%) NFS
7 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.21%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (3.97%) SCVMM
2 4 (0.84%) SCOM
3 3 (0.63%) EdgeSight
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
1 153 (32.01%) Microsoft
2 68 (14.23%) Oracle
3 30 (6.28%) IBM
4 29 (6.07%) VMware
5 26 (5.44%) Citrix
6 25 (5.23%) Tableau
7 23 (4.81%) NetApp
8 22 (4.60%) Cisco
9 19 (3.97%) BMC
9 19 (3.97%) Cognos
10 18 (3.77%) CheckPoint
10 18 (3.77%) EMC
10 18 (3.77%) HP
10 18 (3.77%) Juniper
11 15 (3.14%) NEC
12 12 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.67%) Sybase
14 6 (1.26%) SAP
14 6 (1.26%) Xamarin
15 4 (0.84%) iManage
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Flexible Working
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Douglas-Scott
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Robert Walters
Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension +25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
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Nigel Frank International
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Spring Technology
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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Salary: £30000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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