The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 65 58
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 8 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.56% 2.01% 1.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.21% 4.78% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 10
Median salary £37,500 £32,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.50% -17.08%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SQL Server 2012 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 190 293 269
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 36.96% 42.04% 43.46%
Number of salaries quoted 151 268 242
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 £25,000 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 4 £37,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +9 2 £48,750 +95.00%
Tamworth - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
4 9 (64.29%) jQuery
5 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (57.14%) Web Development
5 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
5 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (57.14%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) OOD
7 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (14.29%) WCF

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (14.29%) OLTP
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Web Developer
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Web Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Web Developer
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) DBA
4 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (14.29%) WCF
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (7.14%) Web Services
7 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) OOD
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft