Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 187 166
Rank change year-on-year -16 -21 -61
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 109 138 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.32% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.93% 4.83% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 108 120 156
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,375 £47,266
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 2,777 2,860 3,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.66% 27.43% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,313 2,410 2,642
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +9 46 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Staffordshire -4 30 £33,500 +21.82% 2
Warwickshire +2 15 £41,000 -20.00% 4
West Bromwich - 8 £50,000 - 1
Herefordshire +11 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Coventry -17 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Worcestershire +6 2 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Wolverhampton -12 1 £34,000 -2.86% 2
SQL Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 93 (85.32%) SQL
3 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
4 48 (44.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (41.28%) .NET
6 37 (33.94%) C#
7 36 (33.03%) ASP.NET
8 35 (32.11%) Windows
9 33 (30.28%) T-SQL
10 28 (25.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (25.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (24.77%) SQL Server 2014
12 26 (23.85%) Windows Server
13 23 (21.10%) Visual Studio
13 23 (21.10%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (19.27%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
15 20 (18.35%) SQL Server 2016
16 19 (17.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (16.51%) jQuery
18 17 (15.60%) Scrum
18 17 (15.60%) TDD
19 16 (14.68%) OO
20 15 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (13.76%) Retail
21 14 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
21 14 (12.84%) CSS
21 14 (12.84%) HTML
22 13 (11.93%) VMware
22 13 (11.93%) Clustering

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 (6.42%) Apache
1 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.59%) IIS
3 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.67%) SAS
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.92%) Drupal
4 1 (0.92%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.83%) Sage 1000
3 2 (1.83%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.59%) Office 365
3 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.75%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.83%) GitHub
5 2 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.92%) IaaS
6 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Firewall
1 7 (6.42%) SAN
2 4 (3.67%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.75%) PuTTY
3 3 (2.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (44.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (25.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (25.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (24.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 21 (19.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (18.35%) SQL Server 2016
7 19 (17.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (10.09%) Oracle Database
8 11 (10.09%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (10.09%) Relational Database
9 10 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (7.34%) MongoDB
10 8 (7.34%) NoSQL
10 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (3.67%) Power BI
13 3 (2.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (2.75%) Data Lake
13 3 (2.75%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 23 (21.10%) Visual Studio
2 14 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.75%) Toad
General
1 15 (13.76%) Retail
2 11 (10.09%) Automotive
3 6 (5.50%) Advertising
4 5 (4.59%) Finance
4 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (46.79%) Developer
2 28 (25.69%) .NET Developer
3 26 (23.85%) DBA
4 18 (16.51%) Analyst
5 16 (14.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.68%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.68%) SQL DBA
6 14 (12.84%) Technical Analyst
7 13 (11.93%) Administrator
7 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (11.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (10.09%) SQL Developer
9 11 (10.09%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (6.42%) Technical Support
10 7 (6.42%) Technical Support Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Web Developer
11 6 (5.50%) .NET Web Developer
11 6 (5.50%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (41.28%) .NET
2 36 (33.03%) ASP.NET
3 18 (16.51%) jQuery
4 14 (12.84%) CSS
4 14 (12.84%) HTML
5 12 (11.01%) XML
6 11 (10.09%) .NET Framework
6 11 (10.09%) WCF
7 10 (9.17%) Web Services
7 10 (9.17%) XSD
7 10 (9.17%) XSLT
8 9 (8.26%) Entity Framework
9 7 (6.42%) Autofac
9 7 (6.42%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (6.42%) Ninject
9 7 (6.42%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Clustering
2 7 (6.42%) Handset
3 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Replication
4 4 (3.67%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.11%) Windows
2 26 (23.85%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.09%) Linux
4 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.34%) Windows Vista
6 7 (6.42%) CentOS
7 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.50%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.92%) Debian
10 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.60%) Scrum
1 17 (15.60%) TDD
2 16 (14.68%) OO
3 15 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.93%) Business Continuity
4 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (11.01%) Mentoring
6 11 (10.09%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.17%) MVC
8 9 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (7.34%) Statistics
9 8 (7.34%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.42%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (6.42%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (6.42%) SOA
10 7 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (6.42%) Web Development
11 6 (5.50%) Ticket Management
12 5 (4.59%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 93 (85.32%) SQL
2 37 (33.94%) C#
3 33 (30.28%) T-SQL
4 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.34%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.42%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.67%) XPath
9 2 (1.83%) C
9 2 (1.83%) VB
10 1 (0.92%) Java
10 1 (0.92%) PHP
10 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (21.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.42%) CCNA
2 7 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.42%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) MCSA
3 6 (5.50%) MCSE
4 4 (3.67%) CCENT
4 4 (3.67%) MCP
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) ISEB
6 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.83%) MCSD
6 2 (1.83%) MCTS
6 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.83%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.34%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (7.34%) vSphere
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.75%) HDFS
7 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) vCenter Server
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.83%) Packer
4 2 (1.83%) Terraform
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle
2 13 (11.93%) VMware
3 11 (10.09%) Cisco
4 10 (9.17%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.42%) Juniper
6 5 (4.59%) Cognos
7 3 (2.75%) IDERA
8 2 (1.83%) Google
8 2 (1.83%) Sage
8 2 (1.83%) Twitter
9 1 (0.92%) Citrix
9 1 (0.92%) NEC
9 1 (0.92%) RedGate
9 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.92%) Veeam