Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 259 431 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 21.55% 34.13% 34.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.00% 79.96% 77.23%
Number of salaries quoted 216 432 415
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,625 £21,500 £23,100
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £52,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 439 539 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.52% 42.68% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 346 495 482
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £53,400
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +3 120 £40,000 +14.29% 11
Tamworth +1 65 £36,500 +23.73% 2
Lichfield -7 28 £35,000 -1.41% 1
Stafford -14 16 £40,000 +9.59% 3
Burton-upon-Trent -6 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Cannock -5 6 £22,250 -37.76%
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 150 (57.92%) SQL
2 143 (55.21%) C#
3 142 (54.83%) .NET
4 114 (44.02%) Microsoft
5 83 (32.05%) T-SQL
6 75 (28.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 73 (28.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 71 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 63 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
11 61 (23.55%) TDD
12 59 (22.78%) HTML
13 54 (20.85%) MVC
14 52 (20.08%) ASP.NET
15 49 (18.92%) JavaScript
16 45 (17.37%) CSS
17 42 (16.22%) WPF
18 37 (14.29%) SOLID
19 36 (13.90%) VB.NET
20 35 (13.51%) MySQL
21 32 (12.36%) E-Commerce
21 32 (12.36%) SDLC
22 30 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
22 30 (11.58%) AngularJS
22 30 (11.58%) Microservices
23 29 (11.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 29 (11.20%) Windows
24 28 (10.81%) HTML5
25 26 (10.04%) SQL Server 2012
25 26 (10.04%) Degree

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 12 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.77%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.56%) SaaS
2 13 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.16%) Office 365
4 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.32%) TCP/IP
1 6 (2.32%) VoIP
2 4 (1.54%) SMS
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.39%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.39%) SAN
3 1 (0.39%) SMTP
3 1 (0.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (28.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 73 (28.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (13.51%) MySQL
5 29 (11.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (10.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (8.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 15 (5.79%) Power BI
8 15 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (5.41%) Big Data
10 12 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (4.25%) MS Access
11 11 (4.25%) Relational Database
12 10 (3.86%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (1.54%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.54%) OLTP
14 4 (1.54%) QlikView
14 4 (1.54%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 11 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.47%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.54%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.16%) JIRA
4 3 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.77%) AccuRev
5 2 (0.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.77%) Subversion
5 2 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.39%) NUnit
6 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (8.11%) Electronics
2 14 (5.41%) Retail
3 12 (4.63%) Finance
4 2 (0.77%) Banking
4 2 (0.77%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Back Office
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 155 (59.85%) Developer
2 67 (25.87%) C# Developer
3 53 (20.46%) .NET Developer
4 48 (18.53%) SQL Developer
5 43 (16.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (15.44%) Senior Developer
7 36 (13.90%) DBA
8 34 (13.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 30 (11.58%) SQL DBA
10 29 (11.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 25 (9.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 24 (9.27%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 24 (9.27%) Software Developer
13 22 (8.49%) SQL BI Developer
14 20 (7.72%) Administrator
14 20 (7.72%) ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (7.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (6.95%) Analyst
16 14 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 13 (5.02%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (54.83%) .NET
2 59 (22.78%) HTML
3 52 (20.08%) ASP.NET
4 45 (17.37%) CSS
5 42 (16.22%) WPF
6 30 (11.58%) AngularJS
6 30 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (10.81%) HTML5
8 21 (8.11%) .NET Framework
9 18 (6.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (6.56%) CSS3
10 17 (6.56%) jQuery
11 16 (6.18%) WCF
12 12 (4.63%) Entity Framework
12 12 (4.63%) XML
13 10 (3.86%) Web Services
14 8 (3.09%) Kendo UI
14 8 (3.09%) WinForms
15 7 (2.70%) Angular 2
16 6 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.63%) Replication
3 10 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.93%) Fintech
6 5 (1.93%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.54%) iPad
8 2 (0.77%) Clustering
8 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.20%) Windows
2 6 (2.32%) Android
3 5 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.54%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.16%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Unix
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (23.55%) TDD
4 54 (20.85%) MVC
5 37 (14.29%) SOLID
6 32 (12.36%) E-Commerce
6 32 (12.36%) SDLC
7 30 (11.58%) Microservices
8 25 (9.65%) Business Analysis
9 23 (8.88%) Mentoring
10 22 (8.49%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (8.11%) Line Management
12 18 (6.95%) OO
13 17 (6.56%) Software Engineering
14 16 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (6.18%) Web Development
15 14 (5.41%) Statistics
16 13 (5.02%) Database Security
16 13 (5.02%) Migration
17 12 (4.63%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (57.92%) SQL
2 143 (55.21%) C#
3 83 (32.05%) T-SQL
4 49 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 36 (13.90%) VB.NET
6 15 (5.79%) VB
7 13 (5.02%) C++
8 8 (3.09%) Java
9 6 (2.32%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.32%) VB6
10 3 (1.16%) PHP
10 3 (1.16%) XPath
11 2 (0.77%) C
11 2 (0.77%) Erlang
11 2 (0.77%) Go
11 2 (0.77%) Haskell
11 2 (0.77%) Scala
11 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.77%) VBA
12 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (10.04%) Degree
2 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.86%) ISEB
3 10 (3.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.32%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.77%) MCSA
7 1 (0.39%) CCENT
7 1 (0.39%) CCNA
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.39%) MCITP
7 1 (0.39%) MCP
7 1 (0.39%) MCSE
7 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.34%) QA
2 7 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.09%) Active Directory
1 8 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 114 (44.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.09%) VMware
3 7 (2.70%) Telerik
4 6 (2.32%) Tableau
5 3 (1.16%) IBM
5 3 (1.16%) IDERA
6 2 (0.77%) Cognos
6 2 (0.77%) Google
6 2 (0.77%) Talend
6 2 (0.77%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.39%) Apple
7 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.39%) BMC
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco
7 1 (0.39%) Lotus
7 1 (0.39%) MKS
7 1 (0.39%) Nintex
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle
7 1 (0.39%) Remedy