Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 15 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 41 85 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 9.45% 14.76% 21.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.57% 47.22% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 78 114
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,425 £23,750
90th Percentile £49,750 £46,625 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

SQL Server 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 Worcestershire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 92 180 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 21.20% 31.25% 42.81%
Number of salaries quoted 73 166 231
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -10.96%
10th Percentile £24,200 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,631 £52,500 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Redditch +3 19 £30,000 -9.09% 3
Worcester -25 9 £36,353 -3.06% 4
Malvern +2 7 £45,000 +100.00%
Bromsgrove +16 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 16 (39.02%) .NET
4 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (34.15%) Windows
6 12 (29.27%) C#
7 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
8 9 (21.95%) Linux
8 9 (21.95%) MVC
8 9 (21.95%) VMware
8 9 (21.95%) Degree
8 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
9 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (19.51%) Finance
9 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (19.51%) Java
9 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle
10 7 (17.07%) Python
10 7 (17.07%) Web Services
10 7 (17.07%) Jython
10 7 (17.07%) Nagios
10 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
10 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
10 7 (17.07%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
10 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (17.07%) Xen
10 7 (17.07%) Elastic Stack

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (17.07%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.07%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (17.07%) CloudFront
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) DNS
1 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.76%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.88%) Power BI
7 1 (2.44%) QlikView
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) GoCD
1 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) IT Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) IT Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Linux Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Junior
4 6 (14.63%) Junior Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Report Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Junior SQL Developer
6 3 (7.32%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET
2 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.07%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (17.07%) Web Services
4 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) HTML
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (7.32%) Code First Entity Framework
6 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.32%) Node.js
6 3 (7.32%) RESTful
6 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.32%) WCF
6 3 (7.32%) WinForms
6 3 (7.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.32%) Replication
5 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) MVC
3 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.07%) High Availability
4 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (17.07%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (12.20%) Decision-Making
6 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.76%) Time Management
7 3 (7.32%) B2B
7 3 (7.32%) B2C
7 3 (7.32%) BDD
7 3 (7.32%) Product Management
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
7 3 (7.32%) Web Development
7 3 (7.32%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
4 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.07%) Jython
4 7 (17.07%) Python
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) Ruby
6 3 (7.32%) VB
6 3 (7.32%) VB6
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (17.07%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Docker
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (17.07%) Xen
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Ansible
1 7 (17.07%) Graphite
1 7 (17.07%) Kibana
1 7 (17.07%) Kubernetes
1 7 (17.07%) logstash
1 7 (17.07%) Nagios
2 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Asigra
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec
5 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau