Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 208 350
Rank change year-on-year +29 +142 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 129 123 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.36% 1.23% 0.016%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.24% 4.08% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 114 120 2
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £39,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,461 3,015 3,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.94% 30.06% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,005 2,632 2,741
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 £26,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +3 49 £52,500 +23.53% 3
Coventry +16 27 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire +13 14 £45,000 - 3
Warwickshire -9 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Worcestershire +23 7 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Solihull +11 6 £46,000 +8.24% 1
Shropshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield -3 3 £40,000 +60.00%
West Bromwich - 2 £35,250 - 1
Wolverhampton -21 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Dudley - 1 £52,500 -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 129 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 81 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (61.24%) C#
4 78 (60.47%) .NET
5 74 (57.36%) ASP.NET
5 74 (57.36%) MVC
6 73 (56.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 73 (56.59%) Web Application Development
6 73 (56.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 63 (48.84%) TDD
8 57 (44.19%) KnockoutJS
9 47 (36.43%) SQL
10 44 (34.11%) AngularJS
10 44 (34.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 44 (34.11%) RESTful
11 40 (31.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 40 (31.01%) BDD
11 40 (31.01%) JavaScript
12 35 (27.13%) HTML
12 35 (27.13%) CSS
13 33 (25.58%) HTML5
13 33 (25.58%) CSS3
14 32 (24.81%) Node.js
14 32 (24.81%) WCF
14 32 (24.81%) Windows
15 28 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (20.93%) Dependency Injection
17 26 (20.16%) SQL Server 2012
18 23 (17.83%) Ninject
18 23 (17.83%) Domain-Driven Design

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 6 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (1.55%) Confluence
2 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (13.18%) Office 365
3 9 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.43%) SaaS
5 6 (4.65%) PaaS
6 4 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.10%) IaaS
6 4 (3.10%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (3.10%) SoftLayer
7 3 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.55%) Trello
9 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) Firewall
2 5 (3.88%) Internet
3 3 (2.33%) DNS
3 3 (2.33%) SSH
3 3 (2.33%) VPN
4 2 (1.55%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.78%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (8.53%) MongoDB
7 10 (7.75%) NoSQL
7 10 (7.75%) RavenDB
7 10 (7.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (5.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (3.88%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (3.10%) MySQL
12 4 (3.10%) Power BI
12 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (3.10%) JIRA
4 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.55%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Advertising
3 7 (5.43%) Marketing
4 5 (3.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.33%) Games
6 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 90 (69.77%) Developer
2 73 (56.59%) .NET Developer
3 33 (25.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 33 (25.58%) C# Developer
4 31 (24.03%) ASP.NET Developer
4 31 (24.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 31 (24.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (10.85%) DBA
5 14 (10.85%) SQL DBA
6 12 (9.30%) Administrator
7 11 (8.53%) .NET Software Developer
8 10 (7.75%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Angular Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Azure Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.10%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (60.47%) .NET
2 74 (57.36%) ASP.NET
3 73 (56.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 73 (56.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 57 (44.19%) KnockoutJS
5 44 (34.11%) AngularJS
5 44 (34.11%) RESTful
5 44 (34.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 40 (31.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 35 (27.13%) CSS
7 35 (27.13%) HTML
8 33 (25.58%) CSS3
8 33 (25.58%) HTML5
9 32 (24.81%) Node.js
9 32 (24.81%) WCF
10 23 (17.83%) Ninject
11 9 (6.98%) .NET Framework
11 9 (6.98%) Code First Entity Framework
11 9 (6.98%) Entity Framework
12 7 (5.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.83%) Greenfield Project
1 23 (17.83%) Music Streaming
2 21 (16.28%) Digital TV
3 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.20%) Clustering
4 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.33%) Fintech
5 3 (2.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.81%) Windows
2 23 (17.83%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.43%) Linux
5 6 (4.65%) Unix
6 3 (2.33%) CentOS
6 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (57.36%) MVC
3 73 (56.59%) Web Application Development
4 63 (48.84%) TDD
5 40 (31.01%) BDD
6 27 (20.93%) Dependency Injection
7 23 (17.83%) Domain-Driven Design
8 21 (16.28%) Scrum
9 12 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.20%) ETL
10 8 (6.20%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (5.43%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (4.65%) Analytics
12 6 (4.65%) Kanban
13 5 (3.88%) Data Modelling
13 5 (3.88%) High Availability
14 4 (3.10%) CRM
14 4 (3.10%) DevOps
14 4 (3.10%) Operations Management
14 4 (3.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (61.24%) C#
2 47 (36.43%) SQL
3 40 (31.01%) JavaScript
4 23 (17.83%) T-SQL
5 12 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.98%) Ruby
7 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.78%) VB
8 1 (0.78%) VB6
8 1 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (2.33%) MCSA
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.55%) A+ Certification
2 2 (1.55%) MCSE
3 1 (0.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.33%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.53%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (6.98%) vSphere
4 8 (6.20%) XenApp
5 7 (5.43%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.43%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.10%) Docker
7 3 (2.33%) Squid
8 2 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.55%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.55%) SCOM
2 2 (1.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.30%) VMware
3 10 (7.75%) Citrix
4 7 (5.43%) Facebook
4 7 (5.43%) Veeam
5 5 (3.88%) Oracle
6 4 (3.10%) Cisco
6 4 (3.10%) IBM
7 3 (2.33%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.33%) BMC
7 3 (2.33%) BT
7 3 (2.33%) Remedy
7 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.55%) Dell
8 2 (1.55%) Meraki
8 2 (1.55%) Tableau
9 1 (0.78%) EMC
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) NetApp
9 1 (0.78%) Symantec