Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 190 254 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 29.69% 21.82% 31.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 83.33% 59.48% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 190 215 372
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.63% -5.33%
10th Percentile £25,450 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 228 427 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.63% 36.68% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 221 340 445
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £23,600
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,125 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -1 112 £40,000 - 26
Lichfield +12 31 £34,500 +0.73% 8
Stafford +20 18 £34,000 -12.26% 5
Tamworth -6 14 £37,500 +9.49% 16
Cannock -1 4 £36,250 +62.92% 3
Burton-upon-Trent -4 3 £33,500 -25.56% 3
Burntwood - 3 £37,500 -
Rugeley - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 127 (66.84%) SQL
2 83 (43.68%) T-SQL
2 83 (43.68%) .NET
3 67 (35.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (34.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 64 (33.68%) ASP.NET
5 64 (33.68%) C#
6 60 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 49 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (22.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 42 (22.11%) MVC
9 38 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 35 (18.42%) HTML
11 31 (16.32%) ETL
11 31 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (16.32%) Finance
12 30 (15.79%) Tableau
13 28 (14.74%) Cognos
14 27 (14.21%) VB.NET
15 26 (13.68%) Windows
15 26 (13.68%) .NET Framework
16 25 (13.16%) Alteryx
17 24 (12.63%) Data Development
17 24 (12.63%) CSS
18 23 (12.11%) Data Security
18 23 (12.11%) Degree
18 23 (12.11%) Greenfield Project
18 23 (12.11%) SDLC
19 22 (11.58%) ASP.NET Web API
20 21 (11.05%) Scrum

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 (2.63%) CMS
2 2 (1.05%) IIS
2 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 11 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Line 500
1 3 (1.58%) Sage X3
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 42 (22.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.11%) Office 365
4 3 (1.58%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) G Suite
5 1 (0.53%) IaaS
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.63%) RTP
2 4 (2.11%) DNS
3 3 (1.58%) DHCP
3 3 (1.58%) Internet
3 3 (1.58%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.05%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.53%) SSH
5 1 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (35.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 65 (34.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (8.42%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (4.21%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.63%) Power BI
11 4 (2.11%) OLTP
11 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.58%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.58%) Informix
12 3 (1.58%) QlikView
13 2 (1.05%) MySQL
13 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (8.95%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.21%) Subversion
4 7 (3.68%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.68%) Moq
4 7 (3.68%) NUnit
4 7 (3.68%) Selenium
5 6 (3.16%) CruiseControl
5 6 (3.16%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.05%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 31 (16.32%) Finance
2 18 (9.47%) Retail
3 10 (5.26%) Automotive
4 7 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.63%) Marketing
6 4 (2.11%) Games
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (63.68%) Developer
2 38 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 36 (18.95%) SQL Developer
4 29 (15.26%) DBA
5 23 (12.11%) SQL DBA
6 21 (11.05%) C# Developer
7 17 (8.95%) Analyst
8 16 (8.42%) Administrator
9 14 (7.37%) Software Developer
9 14 (7.37%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (6.84%) SQL Server DBA
10 13 (6.84%) VB.NET Developer
11 12 (6.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (6.32%) Lead Developer
11 12 (6.32%) SQL BI Developer
12 11 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
14 9 (4.74%) SQL Analyst
14 9 (4.74%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (43.68%) .NET
2 64 (33.68%) ASP.NET
3 35 (18.42%) HTML
4 26 (13.68%) .NET Framework
5 24 (12.63%) CSS
6 22 (11.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (10.53%) Entity Framework
8 18 (9.47%) XML
9 17 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (7.37%) jQuery
10 14 (7.37%) Spring
10 14 (7.37%) WCF
11 8 (4.21%) Drools
11 8 (4.21%) REST
12 7 (3.68%) Ajax
13 6 (3.16%) NHibernate
13 6 (3.16%) WinForms
14 5 (2.63%) Web Services
15 4 (2.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.11%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.47%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.26%) Replication
4 8 (4.21%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (2.63%) PMI
5 5 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.11%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.58%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.68%) Windows
2 15 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.58%) Linux
4 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.05%) CentOS
5 2 (1.05%) Unix
5 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.11%) MVC
3 31 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (16.32%) ETL
4 24 (12.63%) Data Development
5 23 (12.11%) Data Security
5 23 (12.11%) SDLC
6 21 (11.05%) Scrum
7 20 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 19 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (8.95%) CRM
10 15 (7.89%) TDD
10 15 (7.89%) Web Development
11 14 (7.37%) Capacity Management
11 14 (7.37%) Code Optimisation
11 14 (7.37%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.32%) Computer Science
12 12 (6.32%) Logistics
12 12 (6.32%) Migration
12 12 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 127 (66.84%) SQL
2 83 (43.68%) T-SQL
3 64 (33.68%) C#
4 38 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 27 (14.21%) VB.NET
6 19 (10.00%) VB
7 14 (7.37%) VB6
8 3 (1.58%) Java
8 3 (1.58%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.05%) C++
9 2 (1.05%) XPath
10 1 (0.53%) F#
10 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (12.11%) Degree
2 9 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.58%) HND
7 1 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.79%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.05%) vSphere
4 2 (1.05%) XenServer
5 1 (0.53%) Squid
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.79%) Tableau
3 28 (14.74%) Cognos
4 25 (13.16%) Alteryx
5 7 (3.68%) Sage
6 5 (2.63%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle
7 4 (2.11%) VMware
8 3 (1.58%) Google
9 2 (1.05%) Citrix
9 2 (1.05%) IDERA
9 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.53%) Progress