Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 219 212
Rank change year-on-year +44 -7 -73
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 126 112 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.36% 1.11% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.24% 3.67% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 107 94 134
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £29,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

SQL Server 2012 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,406 3,048 3,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.91% 30.08% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,967 2,669 2,717
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Birmingham +4 56 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Staffordshire +6 21 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire - 16 £82,500 - 1
Warwickshire +22 7 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 7 £34,000 -
West Bromwich - 6 £30,500 - 1
Coventry 0 4 £39,500 -7.06%
Solihull +10 1 £43,500 -8.42% 3
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 107 (84.92%) SQL
3 56 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 50 (39.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (38.10%) T-SQL
6 46 (36.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 33 (26.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (25.40%) .NET
9 32 (25.40%) Windows
10 30 (23.81%) C#
10 30 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (23.02%) SQL Server 2016
11 29 (23.02%) Windows Server
12 27 (21.43%) ETL
13 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET
14 24 (19.05%) Finance
15 23 (18.25%) JavaScript
16 22 (17.46%) jQuery
17 21 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
18 20 (15.87%) Power BI
19 19 (15.08%) TDD
20 17 (13.49%) Visual Studio
21 16 (12.70%) VMware
21 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
21 16 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
21 16 (12.70%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.17%) IIS
3 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.59%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
2 14 (11.11%) Office 365
3 6 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.59%) IaaS
4 2 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.97%) SAN
2 2 (1.59%) DNS
2 2 (1.59%) NAS
2 2 (1.59%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.59%) Network Security
2 2 (1.59%) VSAN
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) SMS
3 1 (0.79%) VoIP
3 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (39.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (36.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 33 (26.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (23.02%) SQL Server 2016
7 21 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (15.87%) Power BI
8 20 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (11.90%) Azure SQL Database
10 14 (11.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 14 (11.11%) Data Lake
11 11 (8.73%) Hadoop
11 11 (8.73%) HDInsight
11 11 (8.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
12 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
13 4 (3.17%) RDBMS
13 4 (3.17%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Visual Studio
2 16 (12.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 16 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.38%) JIRA
4 2 (1.59%) Ant
4 2 (1.59%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.59%) Gatling
4 2 (1.59%) GitLab
4 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.59%) Maven
4 2 (1.59%) NeoLoad
4 2 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.59%) Selenium
4 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (19.05%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Retail
3 13 (10.32%) Automotive
4 12 (9.52%) Advertising
5 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (42.86%) Developer
2 33 (26.19%) DBA
3 30 (23.81%) SQL DBA
4 22 (17.46%) .NET Developer
5 21 (16.67%) Administrator
5 21 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 17 (13.49%) Consultant
7 13 (10.32%) C# Developer
8 11 (8.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (7.14%) Data Consultant
10 9 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Consultant
11 8 (6.35%) .NET Web Developer
11 8 (6.35%) Azure Consultant
11 8 (6.35%) C# Web Developer
11 8 (6.35%) Web Developer
12 7 (5.56%) Junior
12 7 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.40%) .NET
2 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET
3 22 (17.46%) jQuery
4 14 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 14 (11.11%) CSS
4 14 (11.11%) HTML
5 12 (9.52%) Entity Framework
6 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (2.38%) JSON
8 3 (2.38%) Web Services
8 3 (2.38%) XML
9 2 (1.59%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.59%) DOM
9 2 (1.59%) EDI
9 2 (1.59%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (1.59%) HTML5
9 2 (1.59%) LINQ
9 2 (1.59%) MDX
10 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.38%) Clustering
3 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.38%) Replication
4 2 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.40%) Windows
2 29 (23.02%) Windows Server
3 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.43%) ETL
4 19 (15.08%) TDD
5 16 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (11.90%) Analytics
6 15 (11.90%) Project Management
7 13 (10.32%) Migration
7 13 (10.32%) Scrum
8 12 (9.52%) Data Analytics
9 11 (8.73%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (8.73%) Mentoring
9 11 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
10 9 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 9 (7.14%) MVC
11 8 (6.35%) Web Development
12 5 (3.97%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (3.97%) Change Management
13 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 107 (84.92%) SQL
2 48 (38.10%) T-SQL
3 30 (23.81%) C#
4 23 (18.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.38%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.35%) Degree
3 4 (3.17%) APMP
3 4 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.17%) DBS Check
3 4 (3.17%) ISEB
3 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.59%) MCSA
4 2 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (0.79%) CCENT
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCP
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 12 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (8.73%) HDFS
3 10 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.35%) vSphere
4 8 (6.35%) XenApp
5 7 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.59%) Docker
6 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.59%) Ansible
2 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.59%) Consul
2 2 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.59%) Grafana
2 2 (1.59%) Kibana
2 2 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.59%) logstash
2 2 (1.59%) Puppet
2 2 (1.59%) Rancher
2 2 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.70%) VMware
3 11 (8.73%) Veeam
4 9 (7.14%) Citrix
5 5 (3.97%) Oracle
6 4 (3.17%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.38%) Logi
7 3 (2.38%) Logi Analytics
7 3 (2.38%) Sybase
7 3 (2.38%) Tableau
7 3 (2.38%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.59%) Altova
8 2 (1.59%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.59%) Cisco
8 2 (1.59%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.59%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.59%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.59%) Sage
9 1 (0.79%) HP
9 1 (0.79%) IBM