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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 111 218 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 21.47% 31.59% 30.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.22% 75.17% 69.06%
Number of salaries quoted 91 208 177
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £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 194 290 278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 37.52% 42.03% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 156 265 252
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 24 June 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 24 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 48 £39,000 +20.00% 7
Tamworth +4 28 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Lichfield +10 11 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Stafford -12 9 £37,500 - 3
Burton-upon-Trent -9 4 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Cannock -2 1 - -
Rugeley - 1 £25,000 -
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 178 (73.86%) .NET
2 167 (69.29%) C#
3 119 (49.38%) SQL
4 86 (35.68%) Microsoft
5 77 (31.95%) MVC
6 72 (29.88%) HTML
7 69 (28.63%) ASP.NET
8 68 (28.22%) TDD
9 66 (27.39%) CSS
9 66 (27.39%) JavaScript
10 63 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (25.31%) T-SQL
12 59 (24.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 58 (24.07%) VB.NET
13 58 (24.07%) WPF
14 54 (22.41%) Windows
15 52 (21.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 51 (21.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 47 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 44 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
19 41 (17.01%) VB
19 41 (17.01%) SOLID
20 40 (16.60%) MySQL
21 39 (16.18%) HTML5
22 37 (15.35%) jQuery
23 34 (14.11%) .NET Framework
24 33 (13.69%) Web Development
25 31 (12.86%) WinForms
25 31 (12.86%) WCF
25 31 (12.86%) Microservices

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 7 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.49%) IIS
3 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.66%) Apache
5 2 (0.83%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) FormScape
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.41%) Site Server
6 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.49%) SaaS
3 4 (1.66%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.83%) Google Play
4 2 (0.83%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.49%) Broadband
2 3 (1.24%) DNS
2 3 (1.24%) Network Security
2 3 (1.24%) VoIP
3 2 (0.83%) ISDN
3 2 (0.83%) LAN
3 2 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.83%) SMTP
3 2 (0.83%) SNMP
3 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (24.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 52 (21.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (21.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (16.60%) MySQL
5 28 (11.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (9.13%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (3.73%) Big Data
9 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (3.32%) Power BI
11 7 (2.90%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.49%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.07%) MongoDB
13 5 (2.07%) MS Access
13 5 (2.07%) SQL CLR
14 4 (1.66%) OLTP
14 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.22%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.73%) Moq
3 9 (3.73%) NUnit
4 8 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.49%) MSTest
6 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.83%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.83%) JIRA
7 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.41%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.41%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.41%) Selenium
8 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (7.47%) Electronics
2 11 (4.56%) Retail
3 9 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.90%) Finance
5 4 (1.66%) Advertising
6 3 (1.24%) Games
6 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.24%) Marketing
7 2 (0.83%) Automotive
7 2 (0.83%) French Language
Job Titles
1 181 (75.10%) Developer
2 92 (38.17%) C# Developer
3 69 (28.63%) .NET Developer
4 50 (20.75%) SQL Developer
5 41 (17.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (14.94%) Senior Developer
7 30 (12.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 30 (12.45%) Software Developer
8 28 (11.62%) Senior C# Developer
9 23 (9.54%) VB.NET Developer
10 19 (7.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (7.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (7.88%) DBA
10 19 (7.88%) HTML Developer
11 18 (7.47%) HTML CSS Developer
11 18 (7.47%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 18 (7.47%) SQL DBA
12 17 (7.05%) C# Software Developer
12 17 (7.05%) Web Developer
13 16 (6.64%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (73.86%) .NET
2 72 (29.88%) HTML
3 69 (28.63%) ASP.NET
4 66 (27.39%) CSS
5 58 (24.07%) WPF
6 47 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (16.18%) HTML5
8 37 (15.35%) jQuery
9 34 (14.11%) .NET Framework
10 31 (12.86%) WCF
10 31 (12.86%) WinForms
11 23 (9.54%) Web Services
12 22 (9.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (8.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 19 (7.88%) CSS3
15 17 (7.05%) AngularJS
16 16 (6.64%) Entity Framework
17 14 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (5.81%) XML
18 9 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.64%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.64%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.49%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.49%) Online Gambling
5 5 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.07%) Replication
6 4 (1.66%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.24%) Fintech
7 3 (1.24%) User Experience
8 2 (0.83%) Clustering
8 2 (0.83%) iPhone
8 2 (0.83%) SCADA
8 2 (0.83%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.41%) Windows
2 14 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.49%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (2.07%) Android
6 4 (1.66%) Linux
6 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.95%) MVC
2 68 (28.22%) TDD
3 63 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (17.01%) SOLID
6 33 (13.69%) Web Development
7 31 (12.86%) Microservices
8 30 (12.45%) Line Management
8 30 (12.45%) Mentoring
9 22 (9.13%) E-Commerce
10 19 (7.88%) OO
11 18 (7.47%) OOP
11 18 (7.47%) SDLC
11 18 (7.47%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.64%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (5.39%) Scrum
14 10 (4.15%) Data Management
14 10 (4.15%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (4.15%) MVVM
15 9 (3.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 167 (69.29%) C#
2 119 (49.38%) SQL
3 66 (27.39%) JavaScript
4 61 (25.31%) T-SQL
5 58 (24.07%) VB.NET
6 41 (17.01%) VB
7 19 (7.88%) Java
8 13 (5.39%) C++
9 7 (2.90%) PHP
10 5 (2.07%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.66%) Erlang
11 4 (1.66%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.66%) VB6
12 2 (0.83%) C
12 2 (0.83%) Python
12 2 (0.83%) XPath
13 1 (0.41%) VBA
13 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.88%) Degree
3 5 (2.07%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.24%) MCSE
6 2 (0.83%) ISEB
6 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.41%) MCPD
7 1 (0.41%) MCSD
7 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.83%) Docker
4 2 (0.83%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
5 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.41%) SCCM
1 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (35.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.49%) Google
2 6 (2.49%) VMware
3 2 (0.83%) Lotus
3 2 (0.83%) Mitel
4 1 (0.41%) Apple
4 1 (0.41%) arcserve
4 1 (0.41%) BMC
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco
4 1 (0.41%) Citrix
4 1 (0.41%) Cognos
4 1 (0.41%) Dell
4 1 (0.41%) IBM
4 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee
4 1 (0.41%) Remedy
4 1 (0.41%) Sophos
4 1 (0.41%) Symantec
4 1 (0.41%) WatchGuard
4 1 (0.41%) Webroot
Staffordshire
Modis International
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Accreditations, bonus, gym
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £43,500 to £49,500 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £43600 - £49500 per annum + (DOE) Pens, 5w hols, DIS
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £43600 - £49500 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £43,500 to £49,500 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum + other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Lichfield
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago