Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 203 187
Rank change year-on-year -17 -16 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 76 114 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.13% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.68% 3.83% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 64 110 129
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,625 £57,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 2,065 2,979 3,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.19% 29.58% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,672 2,550 2,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,323
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.72% +4.86%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 11 December 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 11 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
Birmingham -4 30 £45,000 - 4
Staffordshire +10 14 £45,000 +28.57%
Shropshire - 9 £82,500 -
Coventry +16 8 £38,125 -30.68% 4
Warwickshire +25 4 £50,000 +21.95% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £40,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £34,000 - 1
Solihull - 2 £43,500 - 2
West Bromwich +11 1 £51,000 +2.00% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (82.89%) SQL
3 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 34 (44.74%) T-SQL
5 24 (31.58%) C#
5 24 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (27.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 20 (26.32%) .NET
7 20 (26.32%) Visual Studio
7 20 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (22.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (22.37%) SQL Server 2016
11 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
11 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (19.74%) Windows
12 15 (19.74%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (18.42%) jQuery
13 14 (18.42%) ETL
13 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
14 12 (15.79%) Finance
14 12 (15.79%) Project Management
15 11 (14.47%) HTML
15 11 (14.47%) CSS
15 11 (14.47%) TDD
15 11 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (13.16%) Retail

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 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.53%) Office 365
4 4 (5.26%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.63%) IaaS
5 2 (2.63%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (2.63%) DNS
2 2 (2.63%) NAS
2 2 (2.63%) Network Security
2 2 (2.63%) VSAN
3 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.32%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (27.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 19 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (22.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (22.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
7 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (10.53%) Power BI
8 7 (9.21%) SSDT
9 5 (6.58%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.26%) Data Lake
10 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
10 4 (5.26%) HDInsight
10 4 (5.26%) QlikView
10 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.95%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.63%) Ant
4 2 (2.63%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.63%) Gatling
4 2 (2.63%) GitLab
4 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.63%) Maven
4 2 (2.63%) NeoLoad
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.32%) Toad
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Retail
3 9 (11.84%) Automotive
4 5 (6.58%) Advertising
5 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) DBA
3 20 (26.32%) SQL DBA
4 14 (18.42%) .NET Developer
5 12 (15.79%) SQL Developer
6 10 (13.16%) Administrator
6 10 (13.16%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.21%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (6.58%) IT Project Leader
10 5 (6.58%) Project Leader
11 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Consultant
11 4 (5.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.95%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) .NET
2 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 14 (18.42%) jQuery
4 11 (14.47%) CSS
4 11 (14.47%) HTML
5 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.89%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.95%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (3.95%) JSON
9 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.63%) DOM
9 2 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (2.63%) HTML5
9 2 (2.63%) LINQ
9 2 (2.63%) MDX
9 2 (2.63%) RESTful
10 1 (1.32%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.89%) Clustering
4 5 (6.58%) Replication
5 4 (5.26%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.63%) PKI
7 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.95%) Linux
6 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (19.74%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (18.42%) ETL
5 12 (15.79%) Project Management
6 11 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (14.47%) TDD
7 10 (13.16%) Scrum
8 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.53%) Change Control
9 8 (10.53%) Migration
10 7 (9.21%) Principle of Least Privilege
11 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (7.89%) MVC
12 5 (6.58%) Analytics
12 5 (6.58%) Database Security
12 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
12 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (5.26%) Statistics
13 4 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (82.89%) SQL
2 34 (44.74%) T-SQL
3 24 (31.58%) C#
4 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.58%) APMP
2 5 (6.58%) DBS Check
2 5 (6.58%) ISEB
2 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.26%) HDFS
4 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.95%) vSphere
5 2 (2.63%) Docker
5 2 (2.63%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Ansible
1 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.63%) Consul
1 2 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (2.63%) Grafana
1 2 (2.63%) Kibana
1 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.63%) logstash
1 2 (2.63%) Puppet
1 2 (2.63%) Rancher
1 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) VMware
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
4 6 (7.89%) Veeam
5 3 (3.95%) Citrix
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.95%) Tableau
6 2 (2.63%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.63%) Cognos
6 2 (2.63%) Dynatrace
6 2 (2.63%) EMC
6 2 (2.63%) HP
6 2 (2.63%) NetApp
6 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.32%) Altova
7 1 (1.32%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.32%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (1.32%) Sage