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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 44 76 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 15.94% 23.31% 36.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.81% 49.67% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42 65 106
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £50,500 £43,298
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 94 153 133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 34.06% 46.93% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 87 141 128
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +16.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,596 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -4 17 £35,000 -17.64%
Redditch +2 15 £33,000 +20.00% 2
Malvern +2 8 £25,750 -35.62% 1
Droitwich +1 2 £31,250 -
Bromsgrove +4 1 £32,500 +38.29%
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 70 (68.63%) .NET
2 68 (66.67%) C#
3 58 (56.86%) ASP.NET
4 54 (52.94%) MVC
5 50 (49.02%) JavaScript
6 46 (45.10%) SQL
7 40 (39.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (36.27%) AngularJS
9 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (28.43%) CSS
11 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
12 25 (24.51%) HTML
12 25 (24.51%) .NET Framework
13 22 (21.57%) Entity Framework
13 22 (21.57%) Oracle
14 21 (20.59%) Windows
15 20 (19.61%) T-SQL
15 20 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (17.65%) MongoDB
16 18 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
17 17 (16.67%) TDD
17 17 (16.67%) Degree
18 16 (15.69%) RESTful
18 16 (15.69%) KnockoutJS
18 16 (15.69%) Web Services
19 15 (14.71%) Internet
19 15 (14.71%) Finance
19 15 (14.71%) Node.js
19 15 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 4 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (3.92%) IIS
2 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.84%) SaaS
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.96%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.71%) Internet
2 8 (7.84%) WAN
3 6 (5.88%) LAN
4 4 (3.92%) VPN
5 2 (1.96%) DNS
5 2 (1.96%) SAN
5 2 (1.96%) WEP
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.98%) DHCP
6 1 (0.98%) RFID
6 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database
4 13 (12.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (10.78%) NoSQL
6 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.94%) MySQL
9 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.96%) OLAP
10 2 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (3.92%) Selenium
2 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) GoCD
3 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.98%) JIRA
4 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Games
3 2 (1.96%) Back Office
3 2 (1.96%) Retail
3 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (68.63%) Developer
2 39 (38.24%) .NET Developer
3 34 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 23 (22.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (14.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (13.73%) Senior Developer
9 12 (11.76%) Analyst
10 11 (10.78%) Support Analyst
11 10 (9.80%) IT Support
11 10 (9.80%) SQL Developer
12 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 9 (8.82%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (7.84%) Software Developer
14 7 (6.86%) IT Analyst
14 7 (6.86%) IT Support Analyst
14 7 (6.86%) Junior
14 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
15 6 (5.88%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (68.63%) .NET
2 58 (56.86%) ASP.NET
3 40 (39.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (36.27%) AngularJS
5 29 (28.43%) CSS
6 25 (24.51%) .NET Framework
6 25 (24.51%) HTML
7 22 (21.57%) Entity Framework
8 20 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (15.69%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (15.69%) RESTful
9 16 (15.69%) Web Services
10 15 (14.71%) Node.js
10 15 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (12.75%) CSS3
12 11 (10.78%) Code First Entity Framework
12 11 (10.78%) WCF
12 11 (10.78%) WinForms
12 11 (10.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.59%) Windows
2 14 (13.73%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.82%) Linux
4 8 (7.84%) Android
5 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.96%) Unix
9 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (52.94%) MVC
2 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.67%) TDD
4 14 (13.73%) BDD
4 14 (13.73%) Web Application Development
5 10 (9.80%) Web Development
6 9 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.84%) SDLC
8 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.88%) Kanban
8 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.90%) OO
10 4 (3.92%) High Availability
10 4 (3.92%) Test Automation
11 3 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.94%) DevOps
11 3 (2.94%) ETL
11 3 (2.94%) ITIL
11 3 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (66.67%) C#
2 50 (49.02%) JavaScript
3 46 (45.10%) SQL
4 20 (19.61%) T-SQL
5 13 (12.75%) Ruby
5 13 (12.75%) VB.NET
6 12 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.84%) Python
8 4 (3.92%) Jython
8 4 (3.92%) PHP
8 4 (3.92%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.92%) VBScript
9 3 (2.94%) Java
10 2 (1.96%) F#
10 2 (1.96%) VB
11 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.96%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.98%) MCSA
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.96%) Docker
3 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.96%) Xen
4 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Kibana
2 2 (1.96%) Ansible
2 2 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (1.96%) Graphite
2 2 (1.96%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.96%) logstash
2 2 (1.96%) Nagios
2 2 (1.96%) WSUS
3 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.57%) Oracle
3 14 (13.73%) VMware
4 3 (2.94%) Dell
4 3 (2.94%) HP
5 2 (1.96%) Symantec
5 2 (1.96%) Tableau
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco
6 1 (0.98%) Citrix
6 1 (0.98%) JD Edwards
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Kidderminster, Worcestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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