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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 131 207 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 30.32% 30.80% 34.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.59% 74.46% 68.58%
Number of salaries quoted 123 189 193
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,400 £45,000
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 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 191 278 296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 44.21% 41.37% 50.43%
Number of salaries quoted 176 254 271
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 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
Stoke-on-Trent +1 53 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Tamworth 0 27 £36,500 +1.38% 4
Stafford +10 19 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Lichfield -4 9 £42,500 +13.33%
Burton-upon-Trent +1 7 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Cannock 0 5 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Rugeley - 1 £25,000 - 1
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 211 (72.26%) .NET
2 205 (70.21%) C#
3 157 (53.77%) SQL
4 119 (40.75%) MVC
5 103 (35.27%) Microsoft
6 100 (34.25%) ASP.NET
7 98 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
8 90 (30.82%) HTML
9 86 (29.45%) CSS
10 85 (29.11%) JavaScript
11 82 (28.08%) T-SQL
12 79 (27.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 66 (22.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 64 (21.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 63 (21.58%) Windows
16 62 (21.23%) HTML5
17 61 (20.89%) MS Excel
17 61 (20.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 60 (20.55%) TDD
19 57 (19.52%) jQuery
20 53 (18.15%) VB.NET
21 47 (16.10%) Web Services
22 46 (15.75%) VB
22 46 (15.75%) WCF
22 46 (15.75%) WPF
23 45 (15.41%) SOLID
24 44 (15.07%) XML
25 43 (14.73%) .NET Framework
25 43 (14.73%) Web Development
26 39 (13.36%) MySQL

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 14 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.45%) IIS
3 11 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.40%) CMS
5 6 (2.05%) ColdFusion
5 6 (2.05%) FormScape
6 5 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.71%) Site Server
7 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.34%) Apache
8 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 61 (20.89%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.42%) Google Analytics
2 8 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.74%) SaaS
3 6 (2.05%) Office 365
4 5 (1.71%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.68%) Google Play
6 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.08%) DNS
2 8 (2.74%) VLAN
3 6 (2.05%) Firewall
4 4 (1.37%) Broadband
4 4 (1.37%) DHCP
5 3 (1.03%) Network Security
5 3 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.68%) ISDN
6 2 (0.68%) LAN
6 2 (0.68%) VoIP
6 2 (0.68%) WAN
7 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 64 (21.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (20.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (13.36%) MySQL
5 29 (9.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (8.56%) Relational Database
7 22 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (4.45%) NoSQL
9 13 (4.45%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (2.05%) SQL CLR
14 5 (1.71%) Big Data
14 5 (1.71%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.71%) Power BI
14 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (1.37%) Neo4j
15 4 (1.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (6.51%) Subversion
2 17 (5.82%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.14%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.45%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.11%) Selenium
5 12 (4.11%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.77%) Moq
6 11 (3.77%) NUnit
7 10 (3.42%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (2.74%) MSTest
8 8 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.05%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.71%) JIRA
11 3 (1.03%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.68%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.34%) Apache Continuum
13 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.34%) FogBugz
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (6.85%) Finance
2 13 (4.45%) Marketing
2 13 (4.45%) Retail
3 7 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.05%) Games
5 5 (1.71%) Electronics
6 3 (1.03%) Advertising
7 2 (0.68%) Automotive
7 2 (0.68%) French Language
7 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 192 (65.75%) Developer
2 77 (26.37%) .NET Developer
3 75 (25.68%) C# Developer
4 51 (17.47%) SQL Developer
5 45 (15.41%) Software Developer
6 35 (11.99%) Senior Developer
7 33 (11.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (7.88%) Full Stack Developer
9 20 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (6.51%) .NET Software Developer
11 18 (6.16%) VB.NET Developer
12 17 (5.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (5.82%) DBA
13 16 (5.48%) Analyst
13 16 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 16 (5.48%) SQL DBA
14 15 (5.14%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (5.14%) Lead Developer
14 15 (5.14%) T-SQL Developer
15 14 (4.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (72.26%) .NET
2 100 (34.25%) ASP.NET
3 90 (30.82%) HTML
4 86 (29.45%) CSS
5 79 (27.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (21.23%) HTML5
7 57 (19.52%) jQuery
8 47 (16.10%) Web Services
9 46 (15.75%) WCF
9 46 (15.75%) WPF
10 44 (15.07%) XML
11 43 (14.73%) .NET Framework
12 31 (10.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 29 (9.93%) AngularJS
14 25 (8.56%) WinForms
15 17 (5.82%) React
16 16 (5.48%) Entity Framework
17 15 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 15 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (4.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.42%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.42%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.71%) Clustering
4 5 (1.71%) EPoS
4 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.71%) User Experience
5 4 (1.37%) IVR
5 4 (1.37%) Online Gambling
5 4 (1.37%) Replication
6 3 (1.03%) Fintech
7 2 (0.68%) iPad
7 2 (0.68%) iPhone
7 2 (0.68%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.34%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.58%) Windows
2 21 (7.19%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.77%) Android
4 8 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.03%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.68%) Linux
8 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (40.75%) MVC
2 98 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (20.55%) TDD
4 45 (15.41%) SOLID
5 43 (14.73%) Web Development
6 39 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (11.99%) SOA
8 32 (10.96%) Scrum
9 28 (9.59%) Mentoring
9 28 (9.59%) OO
9 28 (9.59%) Software Engineering
10 26 (8.90%) Line Management
11 25 (8.56%) Microservices
12 22 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (6.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (6.51%) SDLC
15 17 (5.82%) Inversion of Control
16 16 (5.48%) CRM
16 16 (5.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 205 (70.21%) C#
2 157 (53.77%) SQL
3 85 (29.11%) JavaScript
4 82 (28.08%) T-SQL
5 53 (18.15%) VB.NET
6 46 (15.75%) VB
7 17 (5.82%) PowerShell
8 15 (5.14%) Java
9 12 (4.11%) PHP
10 9 (3.08%) Erlang
11 7 (2.40%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.05%) VBA
12 6 (2.05%) VBScript
13 4 (1.37%) C++
14 3 (1.03%) VB6
15 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (7.53%) Degree
2 7 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.03%) ISEB
5 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.03%) MCSE
6 1 (0.34%) MCPD
6 1 (0.34%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.51%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.11%) Hyper-V
2 12 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.05%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.37%) Docker
4 4 (1.37%) XenApp
4 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 103 (35.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.11%) Google
2 12 (4.11%) VMware
3 6 (2.05%) JD Edwards
3 6 (2.05%) Telerik
4 5 (1.71%) Acronis
4 5 (1.71%) arcserve
4 5 (1.71%) Cisco
4 5 (1.71%) Citrix
4 5 (1.71%) Cyberoam
4 5 (1.71%) Intel Security
4 5 (1.71%) Kaspersky
4 5 (1.71%) Proofpoint
4 5 (1.71%) SonicWALL
4 5 (1.71%) Sophos
4 5 (1.71%) Symantec
4 5 (1.71%) WatchGuard
4 5 (1.71%) Webroot
5 3 (1.03%) IFS
5 3 (1.03%) Zend
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pen/health/25 hols/gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £41,000 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Includes great benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago