The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sutton Coldfield 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 / Sutton Coldfield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 5 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 13 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sutton Coldfield 72.22% 27.27% 13.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 85.71% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Median salary £45,000 £22,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +97.80% -24.16%  
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 Sutton Coldfield with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 13 7 5
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sutton Coldfield 72.22% 31.82% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 5
Median salary £45,000 £24,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% -36.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Sutton Coldfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sutton Coldfield 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 Sutton Coldfield

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Sutton Coldfield.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Sutton Coldfield

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Sutton Coldfield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Sutton Coldfield over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Sutton Coldfield

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 Sutton Coldfield region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 22 (84.62%) C#
1 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) Web Services
3 15 (57.69%) Relational Database
3 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (53.85%) TDD
4 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 14 (53.85%) Scrum
5 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 12 (46.15%) WCF
6 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
7 11 (42.31%) REST
7 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (42.31%) HTML
7 11 (42.31%) CSS
8 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 10 (38.46%) BDD
8 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
9 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
9 9 (34.62%) QA
9 9 (34.62%) Legal
10 8 (30.77%) MVC
11 7 (26.92%) HTML5
11 7 (26.92%) CSS3
11 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
12 5 (19.23%) Windows

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield 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 4 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) MS Access
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (15.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (34.62%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (38.46%) Senior Developer
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Developer
4 9 (34.62%) Senior Agile Developer
4 9 (34.62%) Team Leader
4 9 (34.62%) WCF Developer
5 8 (30.77%) Agile .NET Developer
5 8 (30.77%) Lead Developer
5 8 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (30.77%) Web Team Leader
6 7 (26.92%) .NET Team Leader
6 7 (26.92%) Lead .NET Developer
7 6 (23.08%) Analyst
8 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
9 4 (15.38%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (15.38%) Programmer
10 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) Web Services
3 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (46.15%) WCF
5 11 (42.31%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
5 11 (42.31%) REST
6 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 7 (26.92%) CSS3
7 7 (26.92%) HTML5
8 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (15.38%) jQuery
8 4 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (11.54%) Ajax
10 2 (7.69%) LINQ
11 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
11 1 (3.85%) JSON
11 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Scrum
1 14 (53.85%) TDD
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
3 10 (38.46%) BDD
3 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 4 (15.38%) SOLID
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (7.69%) ETL
9 2 (7.69%) High Availability
9 2 (7.69%) Microservices
9 2 (7.69%) OOP
9 2 (7.69%) Project Management
9 2 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Xamarin