Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 311 197 285
Rank change year-on-year -114 +88 -60
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 29 8 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.27% 0.20% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 0.60% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 53
10th Percentile £35,250 " £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% -5.88%
75th Percentile £48,750 £51,438 £46,750
90th Percentile £53,000 £57,250 £49,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% -8.00% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,628 1,343 2,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 24.53% 32.82% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,005 1,105 2,639
10th Percentile £31,043 £31,000 £27,392
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in the Midlands

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in the Midlands

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in the Midlands

SQL Server 2016
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -85 17 £45,000 -7.22% 3
East Midlands -55 12 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 14 (48.28%) C#
4 14 (48.28%) .NET
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
6 11 (37.93%) CSS
7 10 (34.48%) HTML
7 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
7 10 (34.48%) jQuery
7 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (31.03%) DevOps
9 8 (27.59%) MVC
9 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (24.14%) Scrum
10 7 (24.14%) ETL
10 7 (24.14%) Power BI
10 7 (24.14%) Power Platform
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (20.69%) CSS3
11 6 (20.69%) Sass

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Exchequer
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Power Platform
2 4 (13.79%) Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (24.14%) Power BI
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (13.79%) OLAP
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (13.79%) SSDT
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (6.90%) MS Access
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2019
9 2 (6.90%) Tableau
10 1 (3.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
2 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) Ant
6 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Law
1 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
1 2 (6.90%) Social Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) DBA
6 2 (6.90%) EDI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.90%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 10 (34.48%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) jQuery
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (20.69%) CSS3
5 6 (20.69%) HTML5
5 6 (20.69%) Sass
5 6 (20.69%) WinForms
6 5 (17.24%) Spring
6 5 (17.24%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.79%) MDX
8 2 (6.90%) Ajax
8 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.90%) REST
8 2 (6.90%) WCF
8 2 (6.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) AS400
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2016
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (31.03%) DevOps
4 8 (27.59%) MVC
5 7 (24.14%) ETL
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) Data Extraction
7 4 (13.79%) Data Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Data Management
7 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
7 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) ERP
8 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Development
9 2 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (6.90%) MVVM
9 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) Time Management
9 2 (6.90%) Validation
9 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
4 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
5 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (13.79%) R
6 2 (6.90%) VBA
6 2 (6.90%) VBScript
7 1 (3.45%) ES6
7 1 (3.45%) JSX
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) MCP
1 2 (6.90%) MCSA
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) Accessibility
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Telerik
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.45%) Veracode