Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 189 179
Rank change year-on-year -29 -10 -65
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 113 158 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.40% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.78% 5.19% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 109 132 152
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 2989 3046 3213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.60% 26.93% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2577 2542 2799
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,150 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Birmingham +9 48 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Staffordshire -18 28 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Warwickshire +8 17 £41,000 -28.70% 1
West Bromwich +9 8 £50,000 +53.85%
Herefordshire +1 5 £57,500 +27.78%
Coventry -6 5 £55,000 +29.41%
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 113 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (85.84%) SQL
3 53 (46.90%) Microsoft
4 49 (43.36%) .NET
5 46 (40.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (38.94%) C#
7 41 (36.28%) ASP.NET
8 37 (32.74%) T-SQL
9 33 (29.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (29.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 32 (28.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (27.43%) Windows
12 27 (23.89%) SQL Server 2016
13 25 (22.12%) Visual Studio
14 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (21.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (19.47%) JavaScript
16 20 (17.70%) OO
16 20 (17.70%) TDD
16 20 (17.70%) jQuery
16 20 (17.70%) Windows Server
17 19 (16.81%) Scrum
18 18 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (15.04%) CSS
19 17 (15.04%) Web Services
19 17 (15.04%) HTML
19 17 (15.04%) Team Foundation Server
20 16 (14.16%) Retail
21 15 (13.27%) SQL Server 2005

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 7 (6.19%) Apache
1 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.42%) SAS
3 3 (2.65%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.77%) OpenEdge
4 2 (1.77%) Sonic ESB
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) Drupal
5 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.54%) Office 365
4 3 (2.65%) IaaS
5 2 (1.77%) GitHub
5 2 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) Firewall
2 4 (3.54%) SAN
3 3 (2.65%) PuTTY
3 3 (2.65%) SMS
4 2 (1.77%) Skype
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (40.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (29.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 33 (29.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (28.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (23.89%) SQL Server 2016
6 24 (21.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (13.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (10.62%) NoSQL
9 11 (9.73%) MongoDB
9 11 (9.73%) Oracle Database
9 11 (9.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
11 5 (4.42%) OLTP
11 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (3.54%) OLAP
13 3 (2.65%) MySQL
13 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (22.12%) Visual Studio
2 17 (15.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (11.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.65%) Toad
5 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (14.16%) Retail
2 12 (10.62%) Automotive
2 12 (10.62%) Finance
3 1 (0.88%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (53.98%) Developer
2 30 (26.55%) .NET Developer
2 30 (26.55%) DBA
3 21 (18.58%) SQL DBA
4 15 (13.27%) C# Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Analyst
5 14 (12.39%) SQL Developer
6 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (11.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (10.62%) Technical Analyst
8 11 (9.73%) Administrator
8 11 (9.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (5.31%) Junior
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.42%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (4.42%) Technical Support
11 5 (4.42%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (43.36%) .NET
2 41 (36.28%) ASP.NET
3 20 (17.70%) jQuery
4 17 (15.04%) CSS
4 17 (15.04%) HTML
4 17 (15.04%) Web Services
5 15 (13.27%) WCF
5 15 (13.27%) XML
6 12 (10.62%) .NET Framework
6 12 (10.62%) Entity Framework
6 12 (10.62%) XSD
6 12 (10.62%) XSLT
7 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.08%) Autofac
7 8 (7.08%) Castle Windsor
7 8 (7.08%) Ninject
7 8 (7.08%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (5.31%) RESTful
9 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Clustering
2 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.96%) Replication
4 7 (6.19%) Handset
5 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.65%) BBC
6 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.65%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.77%) Blog
7 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.43%) Windows
2 20 (17.70%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.73%) Linux
4 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.19%) CentOS
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.88%) Debian
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.70%) OO
2 20 (17.70%) TDD
3 19 (16.81%) Scrum
4 18 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (13.27%) Mentoring
6 14 (12.39%) Business Continuity
7 13 (11.50%) MVC
7 13 (11.50%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (11.50%) SOA
7 13 (11.50%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.62%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.73%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (9.73%) Statistics
10 10 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.19%) Business Continuity Planning
11 7 (6.19%) ETL
11 7 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.31%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 97 (85.84%) SQL
2 44 (38.94%) C#
3 37 (32.74%) T-SQL
4 22 (19.47%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.08%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.19%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.42%) XPath
8 3 (2.65%) Java
9 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.31%) Degree
3 4 (3.54%) CCNA
3 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.54%) MCSA
4 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) MCSE
4 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.77%) ISEB
5 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.77%) MCSD
5 2 (1.77%) MCTS
6 1 (0.88%) CCENT
6 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.54%) SLA
3 2 (1.77%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.08%) vSphere
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.65%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) vCenter Server
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.77%) Nagios
4 2 (1.77%) Packer
4 2 (1.77%) Terraform
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 53 (46.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.27%) Oracle
3 12 (10.62%) VMware
4 10 (8.85%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.08%) Cisco
6 7 (6.19%) Juniper
7 6 (5.31%) Cognos
8 3 (2.65%) Citrix
8 3 (2.65%) IDERA
8 3 (2.65%) NEC
8 3 (2.65%) Veeam
9 2 (1.77%) Google
9 2 (1.77%) Sybase
10 1 (0.88%) RedGate