Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 222 348
Rank change year-on-year +51 +126 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 146 88 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.54% 0.90% 0.050%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.97% 3.05% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 131 87 3
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,304
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.13% -
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% -5.26% -

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 2,447 2,887 3,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.85% 29.60% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,966 2,508 2,760
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,949 £26,175 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +15 52 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Coventry +8 30 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire +5 14 £47,500 +11.76%
Worcestershire +40 12 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Solihull +16 12 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Staffordshire +7 12 £45,000 - 2
Sutton Coldfield +3 3 £40,000 +60.00% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £35,250 -
Shropshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -26 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Dudley - 1 £52,500 -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 146 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 94 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (63.01%) C#
3 92 (63.01%) .NET
4 90 (61.64%) ASP.NET
4 90 (61.64%) MVC
5 88 (60.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 88 (60.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 87 (59.59%) Web Application Development
7 80 (54.79%) TDD
8 67 (45.89%) KnockoutJS
9 56 (38.36%) RESTful
10 52 (35.62%) BDD
10 52 (35.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (34.25%) SQL
12 48 (32.88%) AngularJS
12 48 (32.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 41 (28.08%) Node.js
13 41 (28.08%) WCF
14 39 (26.71%) CSS
14 39 (26.71%) Windows
15 38 (26.03%) HTML
15 38 (26.03%) JavaScript
16 35 (23.97%) HTML5
16 35 (23.97%) CSS3
17 28 (19.18%) T-SQL
17 28 (19.18%) Greenfield Project
18 27 (18.49%) Digital TV
18 27 (18.49%) Music Streaming
18 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Azure

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 8 (5.48%) IIS
2 2 (1.37%) Confluence
2 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (12.33%) Office 365
3 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.79%) SaaS
5 6 (4.11%) PaaS
6 5 (3.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.74%) IaaS
7 4 (2.74%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (2.74%) SoftLayer
8 2 (1.37%) Trello
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.85%) Firewall
2 6 (4.11%) Internet
3 5 (3.42%) DNS
3 5 (3.42%) SSH
3 5 (3.42%) VPN
4 2 (1.37%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.68%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (12.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (11.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (11.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 17 (11.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (10.96%) NoSQL
5 16 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (8.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (6.16%) MongoDB
9 8 (5.48%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (5.48%) RavenDB
10 7 (4.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (2.74%) MySQL
13 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
13 3 (2.05%) Power BI
13 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.37%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 16 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.74%) JIRA
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.33%) Marketing
2 14 (9.59%) Finance
3 12 (8.22%) Advertising
4 6 (4.11%) Retail
5 2 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (70.55%) Developer
2 91 (62.33%) .NET Developer
3 34 (23.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 34 (23.29%) C# Developer
4 32 (21.92%) ASP.NET Developer
4 32 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 32 (21.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (12.33%) DBA
5 18 (12.33%) SQL DBA
6 17 (11.64%) .NET Software Developer
7 13 (8.90%) Administrator
8 8 (5.48%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.48%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Internet Developer
10 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Unix Administrator
10 5 (3.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.42%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (3.42%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (63.01%) .NET
2 90 (61.64%) ASP.NET
3 88 (60.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 88 (60.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 67 (45.89%) KnockoutJS
5 56 (38.36%) RESTful
6 52 (35.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 48 (32.88%) AngularJS
7 48 (32.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 41 (28.08%) Node.js
8 41 (28.08%) WCF
9 39 (26.71%) CSS
10 38 (26.03%) HTML
11 35 (23.97%) CSS3
11 35 (23.97%) HTML5
12 27 (18.49%) Ninject
13 14 (9.59%) .NET Framework
13 14 (9.59%) Code First Entity Framework
13 14 (9.59%) Entity Framework
14 13 (8.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.18%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (18.49%) Digital TV
2 27 (18.49%) Music Streaming
3 15 (10.27%) Clustering
4 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.11%) Replication
6 5 (3.42%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.42%) Fintech
6 5 (3.42%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.71%) Windows
2 24 (16.44%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.85%) Linux
4 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.48%) Unix
6 5 (3.42%) CentOS
6 5 (3.42%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (61.64%) MVC
3 87 (59.59%) Web Application Development
4 80 (54.79%) TDD
5 52 (35.62%) BDD
6 27 (18.49%) Dependency Injection
6 27 (18.49%) Domain-Driven Design
7 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.59%) Scrum
9 10 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.79%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (4.79%) ETL
11 6 (4.11%) Analytics
11 6 (4.11%) Expense Management
12 4 (2.74%) CRM
12 4 (2.74%) DevOps
12 4 (2.74%) High Availability
12 4 (2.74%) Operations Management
12 4 (2.74%) Project Management
12 4 (2.74%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (63.01%) C#
2 50 (34.25%) SQL
3 38 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 28 (19.18%) T-SQL
5 14 (9.59%) Ruby
6 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (2.05%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (2.05%) MCSA
1 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.37%) A+ Certification
2 2 (1.37%) MCSE
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) SLA
2 6 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.05%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 14 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.79%) vSphere
4 7 (4.79%) XenApp
4 7 (4.79%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.42%) Squid
7 4 (2.74%) Docker
8 2 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (1.37%) SCOM
1 2 (1.37%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.22%) VMware
3 11 (7.53%) Facebook
4 9 (6.16%) Citrix
5 7 (4.79%) Veeam
6 5 (3.42%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.42%) BT
6 5 (3.42%) Cisco
6 5 (3.42%) Oracle
7 4 (2.74%) IBM
8 3 (2.05%) BMC
8 3 (2.05%) Remedy
8 3 (2.05%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.37%) Dell
9 2 (1.37%) Meraki
9 2 (1.37%) Tableau
10 1 (0.68%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.68%) Symantec