Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 203 334
Rank change year-on-year -42 +131 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 51 125 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 1.25% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.36% 4.20% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 44 115 8
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% -23.81% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £37,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -9.57% -14.55%

SQL Server 2016 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 2,164 2,974 3,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.64% 29.65% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,757 2,563 2,574
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 £26,050 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2016
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 2016 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 -7 20 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Staffordshire +12 9 £38,750 -3.13% 4
Warwickshire +21 5 £48,750 +30.00% 3
Coventry -12 5 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Shropshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire +13 3 £35,000 +0.72%
Herefordshire -1 2 - -
West Bromwich +18 1 £51,000 +2.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,500 - 2
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 2016.

1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (54.90%) SQL
3 23 (45.10%) C#
4 21 (41.18%) .NET
4 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (33.33%) MVC
7 16 (31.37%) TDD
7 16 (31.37%) Web Application Development
8 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (27.45%) T-SQL
9 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (25.49%) BDD
10 13 (25.49%) RESTful
10 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
11 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (21.57%) Scrum
12 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
12 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (21.57%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (19.61%) Finance
13 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
13 10 (19.61%) Windows
14 9 (17.65%) Dependency Injection

SQL Server 2016
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 1 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) GitHub
4 1 (1.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) SAN
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
1 2 (3.92%) WLAN
2 1 (1.96%) Broadband
2 1 (1.96%) Hyperconnected
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.96%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
8 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
8 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
9 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (5.88%) Power BI
9 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (3.92%) RavenDB
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) GitLab
4 1 (1.96%) Hudson
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.96%) webpack
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Advertising
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 14 (27.45%) DBA
4 13 (25.49%) SQL DBA
5 6 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (9.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Development Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Development Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior DBA
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior SQL DBA
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) .NET
2 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (25.49%) RESTful
7 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
7 11 (21.57%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (13.73%) Node.js
8 7 (13.73%) WCF
9 5 (9.80%) CSS
9 5 (9.80%) CSS3
9 5 (9.80%) HTML
9 5 (9.80%) HTML5
10 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Core
11 3 (5.88%) Code First Entity Framework
11 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Clustering
1 4 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Digital TV
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Music Streaming
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) BBC
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) MVC
3 16 (31.37%) TDD
3 16 (31.37%) Web Application Development
4 13 (25.49%) BDD
5 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (21.57%) Scrum
6 9 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.73%) ETL
8 7 (13.73%) High Availability
9 6 (11.76%) Kanban
10 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
11 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
12 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (5.88%) Project Management
12 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) SQL
2 23 (45.10%) C#
3 14 (27.45%) T-SQL
4 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) vSphere
2 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) Squid
5 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) Facebook
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Cognos
5 2 (3.92%) EMC
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) NetApp
5 2 (3.92%) Sage
5 2 (3.92%) Tableau
6 1 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Sony
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) Veeam
6 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.96%) Yahoo!