SQL Server Jobs in the Midlands

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 6 months to 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 28 58 28
Rank change year-on-year +30 -30 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 734 503 899
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.92% 5.59% 8.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.07% 28.53% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 663 416 649
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% +3.64% +10.00%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands

SQL Server 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,928 1,763 2,373
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.54% 19.60% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,452 1,073 1,628
10th Percentile £32,050 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £51,375
Median % change year-on-year - -2.68% +14.17%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £79,125
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in the Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in the Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in the Midlands

SQL Server
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 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands +25 472 £52,500 +5.00% 103
East Midlands +34 262 £47,500 +5.56% 73
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 77 (10.49%) IIS
2 41 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.04%) Microsoft Exchange
4 11 (1.50%) CMS
5 8 (1.09%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.41%) Apache
6 3 (0.41%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.27%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.27%) Liferay
7 2 (0.27%) Magnolia
7 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 26 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.41%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.95%) NEC Housing
3 6 (0.82%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.68%) Salesforce CRM
5 4 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.41%) Maximo
7 2 (0.27%) Infor LN
7 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.14%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.14%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.14%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 413 (56.27%) Azure
2 155 (21.12%) Power Platform
3 127 (17.30%) AWS
4 64 (8.72%) Microsoft 365
5 63 (8.58%) Azure DevOps
6 41 (5.59%) Azure Data Factory
7 37 (5.04%) SaaS
8 32 (4.36%) PowerApps
9 29 (3.95%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 23 (3.13%) Snowflake
11 20 (2.72%) Power Automate
12 19 (2.59%) Serverless
13 18 (2.45%) GCP
14 17 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
14 17 (2.32%) Matillion
15 14 (1.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 13 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (1.63%) Entra ID
18 11 (1.50%) WhatsApp
19 9 (1.23%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.45%) Firewall
2 35 (4.77%) DNS
3 33 (4.50%) WAN
4 19 (2.59%) SAN
4 19 (2.59%) VPN
5 17 (2.32%) DHCP
6 16 (2.18%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.04%) Internet
8 11 (1.50%) BIG-IP
8 11 (1.50%) LAN
9 9 (1.23%) SSL
10 6 (0.82%) Broadband
10 6 (0.82%) HTTP
10 6 (0.82%) Wireless
11 5 (0.68%) Hyperconnected
12 4 (0.54%) BGP
13 3 (0.41%) GPRS
13 3 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.41%) VSAN
13 3 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (19.21%) Power BI
2 90 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (11.99%) Data Warehouse
4 64 (8.72%) Relational Database
5 55 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
7 43 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
9 41 (5.59%) MySQL
10 40 (5.45%) Data Lake
11 33 (4.50%) MongoDB
12 30 (4.09%) Oracle Database
13 26 (3.54%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (2.86%) Metadata
14 21 (2.86%) NoSQL
15 17 (2.32%) SQLite
16 14 (1.91%) Star Schema
17 13 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
18 12 (1.63%) NonStop SQL
19 11 (1.50%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (6.40%) Git
1 47 (6.40%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.63%) GitLab
4 11 (1.50%) Jasmine
4 11 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.36%) MSTest
5 10 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (1.36%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.95%) JIRA
6 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.82%) SonarQube
8 5 (0.68%) Postman
8 5 (0.68%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (0.27%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.27%) Bower
10 2 (0.27%) gulp
10 2 (0.27%) Moq
General
1 193 (26.29%) Social Skills
2 109 (14.85%) Finance
3 67 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (7.90%) Manufacturing
5 50 (6.81%) Retail
6 43 (5.86%) Law
7 31 (4.22%) Public Sector
8 25 (3.41%) Organisational Skills
9 21 (2.86%) Advertising
10 15 (2.04%) Marketing
11 14 (1.91%) Legal
12 12 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (1.50%) Police
14 10 (1.36%) Back Office
15 9 (1.23%) Local Government
16 7 (0.95%) Automotive
16 7 (0.95%) Presentation Skills
17 6 (0.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 5 (0.68%) Banking
18 5 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 315 (42.92%) Developer
2 139 (18.94%) .NET Developer
3 91 (12.40%) C# Developer
4 80 (10.90%) Senior
5 73 (9.95%) Software Developer
6 55 (7.49%) Data Engineer
7 51 (6.95%) Analyst
7 51 (6.95%) Lead
8 46 (6.27%) Administrator
8 46 (6.27%) Consultant
9 43 (5.86%) DBA
10 41 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 31 (4.22%) Support Engineer
12 29 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
13 27 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
14 26 (3.54%) C# Software Developer
14 26 (3.54%) Senior Developer
15 23 (3.13%) Software Engineer
16 21 (2.86%) SQL DBA
17 20 (2.72%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (46.73%) .NET
2 215 (29.29%) ASP.NET
3 172 (23.43%) HTML
4 145 (19.75%) .NET Core
5 144 (19.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 131 (17.85%) AngularJS
7 99 (13.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 93 (12.67%) CSS
9 90 (12.26%) .NET Framework
10 86 (11.72%) React
11 82 (11.17%) Entity Framework
12 71 (9.67%) RESTful
13 65 (8.86%) REST
14 64 (8.72%) HTML5
15 62 (8.45%) Vue
16 49 (6.68%) LINQ
17 43 (5.86%) XML
18 40 (5.45%) Web Services
19 38 (5.18%) JSON
20 34 (4.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.17%) Self-Motivation
2 43 (5.86%) Clustering
3 40 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 34 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (4.09%) Data Structures
6 26 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (2.86%) Public Cloud
9 17 (2.32%) Legacy Systems
9 17 (2.32%) Product Ownership
10 16 (2.18%) Low-Code
10 16 (2.18%) NHS
11 12 (1.63%) Replication
12 11 (1.50%) Distributed Systems
12 11 (1.50%) Driving Licence
13 9 (1.23%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (1.09%) TRADACOMS
15 6 (0.82%) Cloud Native
15 6 (0.82%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 115 (15.67%) Windows
2 52 (7.08%) Windows Server
3 49 (6.68%) Linux
4 13 (1.77%) Unix
4 13 (1.77%) VMS
5 10 (1.36%) Windows 10
5 10 (1.36%) Windows Server 2019
6 9 (1.23%) Debian
7 7 (0.95%) CentOS
7 7 (0.95%) SUSE
7 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.54%) Android
9 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.27%) AIX
11 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (30.93%) Agile
2 195 (26.57%) MVC
3 164 (22.34%) Problem-Solving
4 141 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
5 140 (19.07%) Full Stack Development
6 132 (17.98%) DevOps
7 100 (13.62%) Microservices
8 92 (12.53%) ETL
9 66 (8.99%) Scrum
10 61 (8.31%) CI/CD
11 60 (8.17%) Data Modelling
12 59 (8.04%) TDD
13 58 (7.90%) Customer Service
14 56 (7.63%) Machine Learning
15 55 (7.49%) High Availability
16 53 (7.22%) Artificial Intelligence
17 48 (6.54%) BDD
18 47 (6.40%) Data Engineering
19 45 (6.13%) Analytics
20 44 (5.99%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 458 (62.40%) SQL
2 348 (47.41%) C#
3 202 (27.52%) JavaScript
4 115 (15.67%) T-SQL
5 75 (10.22%) TypeScript
6 71 (9.67%) Python
7 47 (6.40%) VB.NET
8 40 (5.45%) VB
9 35 (4.77%) PowerShell
10 32 (4.36%) Java
11 22 (3.00%) XAML
12 15 (2.04%) R
13 14 (1.91%) C++
13 14 (1.91%) Data Analysis Expressions
14 12 (1.63%) VB6
15 11 (1.50%) C
16 10 (1.36%) Delphi
17 9 (1.23%) Bash
18 8 (1.09%) ActionScript
18 8 (1.09%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 95 (12.94%) Degree
2 47 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.23%) Azure Certification
7 8 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.95%) ISEB
8 7 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.82%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.27%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.27%) CCNA
11 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.27%) HND
11 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.27%) MCSE
11 2 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.49%) QA
2 39 (5.31%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.91%) GDPR
4 13 (1.77%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.41%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) PMO
8 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.22%) Docker
4 16 (2.18%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.04%) VMware NSX
6 13 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.23%) vSphere
8 4 (0.54%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.27%) XenApp
9 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.32%) Terraform
2 15 (2.04%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.82%) Progress Chef
5 5 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.54%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.54%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.54%) SCOM
6 4 (0.54%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.54%) vMotion
7 2 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.27%) MIIS
8 1 (0.14%) Autotask
8 1 (0.14%) VxRail
8 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 389 (53.00%) Microsoft
2 67 (9.13%) VMware
3 64 (8.72%) Oracle
4 34 (4.63%) Databricks
5 18 (2.45%) Facebook
6 17 (2.32%) DevExpress
7 14 (1.91%) Google
8 13 (1.77%) CheckPoint
8 13 (1.77%) SYSPRO
9 12 (1.63%) F5
9 12 (1.63%) SAP
9 12 (1.63%) YouTube
10 11 (1.50%) NEC
10 11 (1.50%) Salesforce
11 10 (1.36%) Adobe
11 10 (1.36%) Xamarin
12 9 (1.23%) Apple
12 9 (1.23%) Citrix
12 9 (1.23%) IBM
12 9 (1.23%) MuleSoft