Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 17 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 53 56 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 11.45% 10.98% 15.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.49% 40.88% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 68
Worcestershire median annual salary £33,341 £34,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.06% -0.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,125 £23,225 £23,750
90th Percentile £46,275 £46,250 £47,875
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 114 137 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 24.62% 26.86% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 100 124 146
Worcestershire median annual salary £38,750 £34,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.51% +6.92% -12.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £51,625 £48,750 £50,625
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +7 24 £30,000 -6.25% 7
Worcester -5 21 £46,000 +8.24% 5
Bromsgrove +5 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Droitwich +4 3 £36,500 -2.67% 5
Malvern 0 2 £32,500 +58.54% 1
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (52.83%) SQL
3 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (37.74%) Windows
5 19 (35.85%) .NET
6 18 (33.96%) C#
6 18 (33.96%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
8 14 (26.42%) Finance
9 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
9 11 (20.75%) MVC
9 11 (20.75%) Decision-Making
10 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
10 10 (18.87%) Web Services
10 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
11 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (15.09%) WPF
12 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
12 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (15.09%) Firewall
12 8 (15.09%) TDD
12 8 (15.09%) Service Management
13 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
13 7 (13.21%) McAfee
13 7 (13.21%) SOA

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 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.43%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.66%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (5.66%) CMS
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) SaaS
3 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.66%) IaaS
3 3 (5.66%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Firewall
2 7 (13.21%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (13.21%) Network Security
3 4 (7.55%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) VLAN
5 1 (1.89%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.89%) SAN
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 7 (13.21%) Power BI
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.43%) MySQL
5 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.66%) Big Data
6 3 (5.66%) QlikView
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Report Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Software Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Junior
6 5 (9.43%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Architect
8 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Lead Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
3 10 (18.87%) Web Services
4 8 (15.09%) WPF
5 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.43%) CSS
6 5 (9.43%) HTML
6 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (7.55%) Ajax
7 4 (7.55%) HTML5
8 3 (5.66%) Middleware
8 3 (5.66%) SOAP
9 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.77%) Node.js
9 2 (3.77%) RESTful
9 2 (3.77%) WinForms
9 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
3 7 (13.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (9.43%) Clustering
5 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.66%) Taxonomies
7 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.32%) Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (20.75%) Decision-Making
3 11 (20.75%) MVC
4 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (15.09%) Service Management
4 8 (15.09%) TDD
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL V3
5 7 (13.21%) ITSM
5 7 (13.21%) OO
5 7 (13.21%) Proactive Management
5 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
5 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
5 7 (13.21%) SOA
6 5 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.55%) High Availability
7 4 (7.55%) MVVM
7 4 (7.55%) SDLC
7 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 18 (33.96%) C#
3 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
4 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) C
5 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.77%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) VB
6 2 (3.77%) VB6
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) CCA
2 3 (5.66%) CCAA
2 3 (5.66%) CCNA
2 3 (5.66%) CCNP
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (5.66%) VCAP
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.21%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) Linux-HA
3 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) McAfee
2 7 (13.21%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco
3 5 (9.43%) Citrix
3 5 (9.43%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) Asigra
5 1 (1.89%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec