Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 213 240 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 25.98% 23.60% 33.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.83% 60.00% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 203 201 417
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -9.09%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 314 400 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 38.29% 39.33% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 261 322 481
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +1 118 £40,000 +5.26% 29
Lichfield +8 25 £31,500 -10.00% 13
Stafford +23 24 £35,750 -10.63% 2
Tamworth -6 20 £35,000 -4.11% 8
Burton-upon-Trent -17 5 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Burntwood - 3 £37,500 - 1
Cannock -3 2 £28,750 +29.21%
Rugeley -3 1 £30,000 +20.00%
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 128 (60.09%) SQL
2 116 (54.46%) .NET
3 105 (49.30%) C#
4 72 (33.80%) T-SQL
4 72 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 72 (33.80%) MVC
5 70 (32.86%) Microsoft
6 66 (30.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (30.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 64 (30.05%) HTML
7 64 (30.05%) ASP.NET
8 58 (27.23%) CSS
9 48 (22.54%) .NET Framework
10 47 (22.07%) Finance
11 45 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (18.31%) Entity Framework
14 35 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 35 (16.43%) VB.NET
15 33 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (15.02%) TDD
17 29 (13.62%) Windows
17 29 (13.62%) Web Development
18 28 (13.15%) ASP.NET Web API
19 26 (12.21%) Greenfield Project
19 26 (12.21%) ETL
19 26 (12.21%) jQuery
20 21 (9.86%) BDD
21 20 (9.39%) SQL Server 2008
21 20 (9.39%) 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 15 (7.04%) CMS
2 7 (3.29%) IIS
3 4 (1.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.94%) Confluence
4 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.47%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.82%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Line 500
1 6 (2.82%) Sage X3
2 3 (1.41%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.82%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.82%) Office 365
4 4 (1.88%) IaaS
4 4 (1.88%) PaaS
5 3 (1.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.76%) Internet
2 4 (1.88%) DNS
3 3 (1.41%) DHCP
4 2 (0.94%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.94%) SMS
4 2 (0.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) DAB
5 1 (0.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.47%) Intranet
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) Skype
5 1 (0.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.47%) WebEx
5 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 66 (30.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (9.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (9.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (6.57%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (3.76%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.82%) Informix
7 6 (2.82%) OLTP
7 6 (2.82%) Power BI
8 4 (1.88%) MySQL
9 3 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.94%) QlikView
11 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.29%) JIRA
3 7 (3.29%) NUnit
3 7 (3.29%) Selenium
4 6 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.88%) Moq
6 3 (1.41%) AccuRev
6 3 (1.41%) MSI
6 3 (1.41%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.41%) WiX
7 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.94%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (22.07%) Finance
2 20 (9.39%) Retail
3 8 (3.76%) Games
4 7 (3.29%) Automotive
5 6 (2.82%) Banking
6 5 (2.35%) Advertising
7 3 (1.41%) Marketing
8 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 142 (66.67%) Developer
2 50 (23.47%) C# Developer
3 41 (19.25%) .NET Developer
4 35 (16.43%) SQL Developer
5 30 (14.08%) Analyst
6 28 (13.15%) Software Developer
7 21 (9.86%) C# Software Developer
8 20 (9.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (8.45%) DBA
10 17 (7.98%) SQL DBA
10 17 (7.98%) Web Developer
11 15 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (6.10%) SQL Analyst
12 13 (6.10%) SQL Server DBA
12 13 (6.10%) SQL Server Developer
13 12 (5.63%) .NET Web Developer
13 12 (5.63%) Graduate
14 10 (4.69%) C# Web Developer
14 10 (4.69%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (54.46%) .NET
2 64 (30.05%) ASP.NET
2 64 (30.05%) HTML
3 58 (27.23%) CSS
4 48 (22.54%) .NET Framework
5 39 (18.31%) Entity Framework
6 33 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (13.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (12.21%) jQuery
9 19 (8.92%) Web Services
10 18 (8.45%) WCF
11 16 (7.51%) LINQ
11 16 (7.51%) SOAP
12 14 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (6.57%) XML
13 12 (5.63%) AngularJS
14 10 (4.69%) Ajax
14 10 (4.69%) WPF
15 9 (4.23%) RESTful
16 8 (3.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.21%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.16%) Replication
4 10 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.29%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.41%) NHS
8 2 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.47%) Social Media
9 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.62%) Windows
2 8 (3.76%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.41%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.94%) Linux
5 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
6 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.80%) MVC
2 45 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (15.02%) TDD
5 29 (13.62%) Web Development
6 26 (12.21%) ETL
7 21 (9.86%) BDD
8 19 (8.92%) CRM
9 18 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (7.98%) Data Development
10 17 (7.98%) Data Security
10 17 (7.98%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.57%) Migration
12 13 (6.10%) Front End Development
13 12 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (5.63%) Software Engineering
13 12 (5.63%) Statistics
14 11 (5.16%) Decision-Making
14 11 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (60.09%) SQL
2 105 (49.30%) C#
3 72 (33.80%) JavaScript
3 72 (33.80%) T-SQL
4 35 (16.43%) VB.NET
5 13 (6.10%) VB
6 7 (3.29%) VB6
7 5 (2.35%) C++
7 5 (2.35%) XPath
8 4 (1.88%) Java
9 3 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.41%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.94%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) PHP
11 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (7.51%) Degree
2 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.41%) ISEB
4 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.94%) MCSE
5 1 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.94%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (4.23%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.94%) vSphere
4 2 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) SCCM
1 3 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (1.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 70 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.45%) Tableau
3 17 (7.98%) Cognos
4 15 (7.04%) Alteryx
5 12 (5.63%) Google
6 10 (4.69%) Sage
7 8 (3.76%) VMware
8 6 (2.82%) IDERA
9 5 (2.35%) Twitter
10 4 (1.88%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.41%) Oracle
12 2 (0.94%) Citrix
12 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
13 1 (0.47%) Cisco
13 1 (0.47%) Facebook
13 1 (0.47%) NetApp
13 1 (0.47%) Progress
13 1 (0.47%) SAP