Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 229 336 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 20.86% 29.68% 34.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.33% 69.85% 79.13%
Number of salaries quoted 192 331 388
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £23,875
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 386 481 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.15% 42.49% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 307 426 445
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,000 £24,550
90th Percentile £50,500 £55,000 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Staffordshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Staffordshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Staffordshire

SQL Server
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 within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +1 101 £40,000 +2.56% 15
Tamworth -2 62 £26,500 -10.17% 2
Stafford -5 23 £40,000 +9.59% 5
Lichfield +1 18 £33,500 -4.29% 2
Burton-upon-Trent -4 11 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Cannock -6 1 £32,500 -12.16%
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 156 (68.12%) SQL
2 118 (51.53%) C#
3 115 (50.22%) .NET
4 95 (41.48%) Microsoft
5 78 (34.06%) T-SQL
6 65 (28.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (26.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (25.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 50 (21.83%) Business Intelligence
11 46 (20.09%) Windows
12 44 (19.21%) MVC
13 42 (18.34%) JavaScript
14 41 (17.90%) HTML
14 41 (17.90%) TDD
15 37 (16.16%) ASP.NET
16 34 (14.85%) CSS
17 31 (13.54%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (12.23%) WPF
19 27 (11.79%) .NET Framework
20 26 (11.35%) VB.NET
21 25 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
21 25 (10.92%) AngularJS
22 23 (10.04%) Business Analysis
22 23 (10.04%) Degree
23 22 (9.61%) MySQL
23 22 (9.61%) SQL Server 2016
23 22 (9.61%) SDLC
23 22 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
24 20 (8.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.18%) IIS
1 5 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.44%) Confluence
3 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.68%) SaaS
3 8 (3.49%) Office 365
4 5 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.75%) PaaS
6 3 (1.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (1.75%) SAN
1 4 (1.75%) SMS
2 2 (0.87%) DNS
2 2 (0.87%) Firewall
2 2 (0.87%) SSH
2 2 (0.87%) VPN
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (28.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 61 (26.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (25.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (13.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (9.61%) MySQL
5 22 (9.61%) SQL Server 2016
6 20 (8.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (5.68%) Power BI
7 13 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (5.24%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (4.37%) Big Data
11 8 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (2.62%) QlikView
13 5 (2.18%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (2.18%) MongoDB
13 5 (2.18%) MS Access
13 5 (2.18%) RavenDB
14 3 (1.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.31%) JIRA
3 3 (1.31%) MSI
3 3 (1.31%) WiX
4 2 (0.87%) AccuRev
4 2 (0.87%) Subversion
4 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (6.11%) Retail
2 9 (3.93%) Electronics
3 8 (3.49%) Finance
4 3 (1.31%) Marketing
5 2 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 127 (55.46%) Developer
2 51 (22.27%) .NET Developer
3 49 (21.40%) C# Developer
4 48 (20.96%) SQL Developer
5 37 (16.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (12.66%) DBA
7 25 (10.92%) Analyst
7 25 (10.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 24 (10.48%) Senior Developer
9 23 (10.04%) SQL DBA
10 22 (9.61%) SQL BI Developer
11 21 (9.17%) ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (9.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (8.30%) Administrator
12 19 (8.30%) Senior .NET Developer
12 19 (8.30%) Senior C# Developer
12 19 (8.30%) Software Developer
13 18 (7.86%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 17 (7.42%) Software Engineer
14 17 (7.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (50.22%) .NET
2 41 (17.90%) HTML
3 37 (16.16%) ASP.NET
4 34 (14.85%) CSS
5 28 (12.23%) WPF
6 27 (11.79%) .NET Framework
7 25 (10.92%) AngularJS
7 25 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (8.30%) Entity Framework
8 19 (8.30%) HTML5
9 15 (6.55%) CSS3
10 13 (5.68%) jQuery
10 13 (5.68%) WCF
11 7 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.06%) XML
12 6 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (2.62%) Kendo UI
12 6 (2.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (2.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.68%) Replication
3 12 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.49%) Fintech
5 4 (1.75%) Clustering
5 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.87%) iPad
7 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.44%) EPoS
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.09%) Windows
2 9 (3.93%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.49%) Windows Vista
4 6 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.62%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.75%) Android
5 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.31%) Linux
6 3 (1.31%) Unix
6 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.87%) CentOS
7 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.83%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (19.21%) MVC
4 41 (17.90%) TDD
5 23 (10.04%) Business Analysis
6 22 (9.61%) SDLC
7 19 (8.30%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (8.30%) SOLID
8 17 (7.42%) Microservices
8 17 (7.42%) Software Engineering
9 13 (5.68%) Database Security
9 13 (5.68%) E-Commerce
9 13 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (5.68%) Web Development
10 12 (5.24%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.24%) OO
11 11 (4.80%) Scrum
11 11 (4.80%) Statistics
11 11 (4.80%) Ticket Management
12 10 (4.37%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (68.12%) SQL
2 118 (51.53%) C#
3 78 (34.06%) T-SQL
4 42 (18.34%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.35%) VB.NET
6 13 (5.68%) C++
7 10 (4.37%) VB
8 6 (2.62%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.75%) VB6
10 3 (1.31%) Java
10 3 (1.31%) PHP
10 3 (1.31%) VBA
11 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (10.04%) Degree
2 15 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.49%) ISEB
3 8 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.62%) MCSA
5 5 (2.18%) MCP
5 5 (2.18%) MCSE
6 4 (1.75%) CCENT
6 4 (1.75%) CCNA
6 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.31%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.44%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.44%) MCITP
9 1 (0.44%) MCT
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.11%) QA
2 8 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.06%) SLA
4 3 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (4.37%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.87%) Squid
5 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.31%) SCCM
1 3 (1.31%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 95 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.49%) VMware
3 7 (3.06%) Tableau
4 6 (2.62%) Telerik
5 4 (1.75%) Cisco
5 4 (1.75%) IDERA
6 3 (1.31%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.87%) BT
7 2 (0.87%) Google
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle
8 1 (0.44%) IBM
8 1 (0.44%) MKS
8 1 (0.44%) Twitter
8 1 (0.44%) Xamarin