SQL Server Jobs in the West Midlands

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > West Midlands

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands requiring SQL Server skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SQL Server over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 31 43 34
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 482 369 546
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.62% 6.39% 6.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.51% 29.95% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 418 304 396
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.65% +2.73% +10.00%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands

SQL Server falls under the Databases and Business Intelligence category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring database or business intelligence skills in the West Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,220 1,232 1,533
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.23% 21.32% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 982 797 1,060
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,892 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,000 £41,094
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.85% +10.05%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in the West Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL Server in the West Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in the West Midlands

SQL Server
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +8 167 £60,000 +8.11% 24
Staffordshire -1 108 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Warwickshire +17 58 £42,500 -26.09% 8
Worcestershire -15 25 £47,500 +22.58% 5
Coventry +13 23 £53,500 +40.79% 4
Shropshire +5 21 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Wolverhampton +16 12 £42,500 +10.39% 2
Halesowen - 11 £60,000 -
Herefordshire -10 5 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Walsall +1 3 £45,000 +21.62%
Dudley - 3 £24,500 - 1
Solihull -11 2 £45,000 -12.20% 2
Stourbridge - 2 £50,000 -
Wednesbury -7 1 £32,500 -27.78% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (9.13%) IIS
2 28 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.11%) Microsoft Exchange
4 7 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.83%) CMS
5 4 (0.83%) MQSeries
5 4 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.41%) GeoServer
6 2 (0.41%) Liferay
6 2 (0.41%) Magnolia
6 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (4.15%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.04%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.45%) NEC Housing
3 4 (0.83%) Maximo
3 4 (0.83%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.41%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 263 (54.56%) Azure
2 118 (24.48%) Power Platform
3 66 (13.69%) AWS
4 44 (9.13%) Microsoft 365
5 42 (8.71%) Azure DevOps
6 31 (6.43%) Azure Data Factory
7 27 (5.60%) PowerApps
8 26 (5.39%) SaaS
9 23 (4.77%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 20 (4.15%) Power Automate
11 19 (3.94%) Dynamics 365
12 18 (3.73%) Serverless
12 18 (3.73%) Snowflake
13 13 (2.70%) Matillion
14 11 (2.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 11 (2.28%) GCP
15 9 (1.87%) Boomi
16 8 (1.66%) Azure API Management
16 8 (1.66%) GitHub
17 7 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.19%) WAN
2 20 (4.15%) DNS
2 20 (4.15%) Firewall
3 15 (3.11%) DHCP
4 11 (2.28%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.87%) LAN
6 8 (1.66%) BIG-IP
6 8 (1.66%) VPN
7 7 (1.45%) SAN
8 6 (1.24%) HTTP
9 5 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.83%) Internet
10 4 (0.83%) Wireless
11 3 (0.62%) SSL
12 2 (0.41%) Broadband
12 2 (0.41%) FTP
12 2 (0.41%) Network Security
12 2 (0.41%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (22.20%) Power BI
2 79 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (15.35%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (10.37%) Relational Database
5 48 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (7.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
8 28 (5.81%) Data Lake
9 27 (5.60%) MySQL
10 18 (3.73%) MongoDB
11 17 (3.53%) Metadata
11 17 (3.53%) Oracle Database
12 13 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (2.70%) NoSQL
12 13 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (2.28%) SQLite
13 11 (2.28%) Star Schema
14 10 (2.07%) DynamoDB
14 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 32 (6.64%) Git
2 27 (5.60%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.07%) MSTest
4 9 (1.87%) GitLab
5 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.04%) Jasmine
6 5 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (1.04%) Postman
6 5 (1.04%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.83%) JIRA
7 4 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.83%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.41%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.41%) Bower
8 2 (0.41%) gulp
8 2 (0.41%) Moq
9 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 154 (31.95%) Social Skills
2 85 (17.63%) Finance
3 39 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (7.68%) Retail
5 33 (6.85%) Manufacturing
6 29 (6.02%) Law
7 22 (4.56%) Public Sector
8 19 (3.94%) Organisational Skills
9 13 (2.70%) Marketing
10 11 (2.28%) Advertising
10 11 (2.28%) Police
11 9 (1.87%) Legal
11 9 (1.87%) Local Government
12 8 (1.66%) Back Office
12 8 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (1.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 7 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
14 5 (1.04%) Automotive
14 5 (1.04%) Banking
15 4 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 201 (41.70%) Developer
2 79 (16.39%) .NET Developer
3 65 (13.49%) Software Developer
4 51 (10.58%) Senior
5 47 (9.75%) Analyst
6 46 (9.54%) Data Engineer
7 39 (8.09%) C# Developer
8 37 (7.68%) Consultant
9 34 (7.05%) Lead
10 31 (6.43%) Administrator
11 23 (4.77%) DBA
12 21 (4.36%) C# Software Developer
13 19 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (3.73%) Azure Engineer
15 16 (3.32%) Web Developer
16 15 (3.11%) Support Analyst
17 14 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
17 14 (2.90%) Junior
18 13 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 13 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (40.46%) .NET
2 126 (26.14%) ASP.NET
3 96 (19.92%) HTML
4 89 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 80 (16.60%) .NET Core
6 63 (13.07%) AngularJS
7 61 (12.66%) Entity Framework
8 60 (12.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 56 (11.62%) .NET Framework
10 47 (9.75%) CSS
11 43 (8.92%) React
11 43 (8.92%) RESTful
12 41 (8.51%) REST
13 40 (8.30%) Vue
14 37 (7.68%) XML
15 33 (6.85%) JSON
16 32 (6.64%) HTML5
17 24 (4.98%) Node.js
17 24 (4.98%) WPF
18 23 (4.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.43%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (5.60%) Data Structures
3 24 (4.98%) Clustering
3 24 (4.98%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.56%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.11%) NHS
6 14 (2.90%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.49%) Low-Code
8 11 (2.28%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.28%) Replication
9 10 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.66%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.66%) TRADACOMS
11 7 (1.45%) Distributed Systems
12 6 (1.24%) Legacy Systems
12 6 (1.24%) Product Ownership
13 5 (1.04%) Team-Oriented Environment
14 4 (0.83%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 85 (17.63%) Windows
2 31 (6.43%) Windows Server
3 28 (5.81%) Linux
4 11 (2.28%) VMS
5 9 (1.87%) Unix
5 9 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (1.66%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.41%) Android
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (28.22%) Agile
2 114 (23.65%) MVC
3 112 (23.24%) Business Intelligence
4 95 (19.71%) DevOps
5 93 (19.29%) Problem-Solving
6 74 (15.35%) ETL
7 68 (14.11%) Full Stack Development
8 56 (11.62%) Microservices
9 48 (9.96%) Data Modelling
10 45 (9.34%) Scrum
11 43 (8.92%) CI/CD
12 40 (8.30%) Customer Service
13 38 (7.88%) Machine Learning
14 37 (7.68%) Analytics
15 36 (7.47%) Data Engineering
16 35 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
17 34 (7.05%) Computer Science
17 34 (7.05%) TDD
18 33 (6.85%) High Availability
19 31 (6.43%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 310 (64.32%) SQL
2 213 (44.19%) C#
3 101 (20.95%) JavaScript
4 97 (20.12%) T-SQL
5 44 (9.13%) Python
6 41 (8.51%) TypeScript
7 33 (6.85%) VB.NET
8 28 (5.81%) PowerShell
9 27 (5.60%) Java
10 23 (4.77%) VB
11 16 (3.32%) XAML
12 14 (2.90%) C++
13 12 (2.49%) Data Analysis Expressions
14 11 (2.28%) R
15 9 (1.87%) PHP
16 8 (1.66%) ActionScript
16 8 (1.66%) ActionScript 2.0
17 7 (1.45%) C
18 6 (1.24%) PL/SQL
19 5 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 77 (15.98%) Degree
2 40 (8.30%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.45%) Azure Certification
6 7 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.62%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.41%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.41%) CCNA
9 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.41%) HND
9 2 (0.41%) MCSE
9 2 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.21%) MCSA
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.26%) Data Quality
1 35 (7.26%) QA
2 13 (2.70%) GDPR
3 12 (2.49%) Accessibility
4 5 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.62%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.41%) PMO
7 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.70%) Docker
3 13 (2.70%) VMware NSX
4 12 (2.49%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.83%) vSphere
6 2 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.41%) XenApp
6 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (2.70%) Terraform
2 8 (1.66%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.62%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.41%) MIIS
5 2 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.41%) VxRail
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.21%) SCCM
6 1 (0.21%) SCOM
6 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 262 (54.36%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.54%) Oracle
3 45 (9.34%) VMware
4 32 (6.64%) Databricks
5 11 (2.28%) Facebook
5 11 (2.28%) NEC
6 10 (2.07%) CheckPoint
6 10 (2.07%) IBM
7 9 (1.87%) Citrix
7 9 (1.87%) DevExpress
7 9 (1.87%) MuleSoft
8 8 (1.66%) F5
8 8 (1.66%) SAP
9 7 (1.45%) Adobe
9 7 (1.45%) Dell
10 6 (1.24%) SYSPRO
11 5 (1.04%) Xamarin
11 5 (1.04%) YouTube
12 4 (0.83%) iManage
12 4 (0.83%) OpenAI