Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 55 94 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 11.68% 15.59% 15.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.44% 54.02% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 96 77
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £23,825 £21,500 £20,300
90th Percentile £44,875 £48,750 £47,500
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 136 174 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 28.87% 28.86% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 124 166 152
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.04% +6.43% +1.45%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,125 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +9 28 £35,000 +20.69% 2
Kidderminster +2 10 £35,000 -6.67%
Worcester -17 9 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Malvern -9 3 £45,000 +42.86% 2
Evesham -3 2 £42,500 -
Bromsgrove - 1 £27,000 - 1
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 42 (76.36%) C#
1 42 (76.36%) .NET
2 35 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 29 (52.73%) SQL
4 26 (47.27%) MVC
5 22 (40.00%) HTML
5 22 (40.00%) Windows
6 21 (38.18%) CSS
6 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
6 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
9 16 (29.09%) T-SQL
10 15 (27.27%) Entity Framework
11 14 (25.45%) BDD
11 14 (25.45%) TDD
12 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
13 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
13 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 11 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
13 11 (20.00%) Node.js
13 11 (20.00%) Web Application Development
13 11 (20.00%) RESTful
13 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 11 (20.00%) WinForms
13 11 (20.00%) Ruby
13 11 (20.00%) Marketing

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 8 (14.55%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Sage 1000
1 3 (5.45%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.64%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.27%) Power BI
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.45%) MS Access
5 3 (5.45%) QlikView
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.64%) GoCD
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 11 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (85.45%) Developer
2 27 (49.09%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) C# Developer
4 12 (21.82%) .NET Software Developer
4 12 (21.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (12.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior VB Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.09%) VB Developer
6 5 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.45%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (76.36%) .NET
2 35 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 22 (40.00%) HTML
4 21 (38.18%) CSS
5 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
8 15 (27.27%) Entity Framework
9 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 11 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
9 11 (20.00%) Node.js
9 11 (20.00%) RESTful
9 11 (20.00%) WCF
9 11 (20.00%) WinForms
9 11 (20.00%) WPF
10 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 10 (18.18%) HTML5
11 6 (10.91%) Web Services
12 5 (9.09%) CSS3
13 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (7.27%) Replication
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) MVC
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) BDD
3 14 (25.45%) TDD
4 11 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 11 (20.00%) Web Development
5 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.27%) Workflow
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.45%) Migration
7 3 (5.45%) OO
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.64%) CRM
8 2 (3.64%) High Availability
8 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.64%) SDLC
8 2 (3.64%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (1.82%) Project Management
9 1 (1.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) C#
2 29 (52.73%) SQL
3 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.09%) T-SQL
5 11 (20.00%) Ruby
6 10 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 8 (14.55%) Java
8 5 (9.09%) C++
8 5 (9.09%) VB
8 5 (9.09%) VB6
8 5 (9.09%) VBScript
9 4 (7.27%) C
9 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.64%) Jython
10 2 (3.64%) Python
11 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) MCSA
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.64%) Xen
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Ansible
1 2 (3.64%) Graphite
1 2 (3.64%) Kibana
1 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.64%) logstash
1 2 (3.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Sage
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau