Period
to 25 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 13 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 55 114 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 12.25% 17.07% 19.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.46% 51.82% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 51 112 113
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £37,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.04% -12.35% +21.43%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £21,450
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,625 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 109 220 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 24.28% 32.93% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 92 209 234
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,950 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,647 £52,500 £52,125
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 May 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 May 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 +12 24 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Worcester -18 12 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Malvern 0 9 £45,000 +66.67%
Kidderminster -1 5 £35,000 -6.67%
Bromsgrove - 2 £33,750 - 1
Evesham +5 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 36 (65.45%) C#
3 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 30 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 30 (54.55%) Windows
4 25 (45.45%) MVC
5 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
7 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
8 16 (29.09%) T-SQL
9 15 (27.27%) HTML
9 15 (27.27%) CSS
9 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 14 (25.45%) Entity Framework
10 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (23.64%) Oracle
12 12 (21.82%) Degree
12 12 (21.82%) Ruby
12 12 (21.82%) Marketing
12 12 (21.82%) WCF
12 12 (21.82%) WPF
12 12 (21.82%) TDD
12 12 (21.82%) WinForms
12 12 (21.82%) Web Application Development
12 12 (21.82%) Node.js
12 12 (21.82%) BDD
12 12 (21.82%) NoSQL
12 12 (21.82%) RESTful

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 11 (20.00%) IIS
2 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Sage 1000
1 3 (5.45%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (14.55%) CloudFront
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) NoSQL
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2016
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
4 8 (14.55%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.27%) QlikView
6 3 (5.45%) MS Access
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.82%) Power BI
8 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.82%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.55%) GoCD
2 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (21.82%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
2 22 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (23.64%) .NET Software Developer
4 11 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 10 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) IT Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) IT Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Linux Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Junior
7 7 (12.73%) Junior Developer
7 7 (12.73%) SQL Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Junior C# Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 30 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 15 (27.27%) CSS
4 15 (27.27%) HTML
5 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (25.45%) Entity Framework
6 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (21.82%) Code First Entity Framework
6 12 (21.82%) Node.js
6 12 (21.82%) RESTful
6 12 (21.82%) WCF
6 12 (21.82%) WinForms
6 12 (21.82%) WPF
7 10 (18.18%) Web Services
8 8 (14.55%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
10 5 (9.09%) HTML5
11 4 (7.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.36%) Linux
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) MVC
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) BDD
3 12 (21.82%) TDD
3 12 (21.82%) Web Application Development
4 10 (18.18%) Web Development
5 8 (14.55%) High Availability
5 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (14.55%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.27%) Migration
8 3 (5.45%) B2B
8 3 (5.45%) B2C
8 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.45%) OO
8 3 (5.45%) Product Management
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) Wireframes
9 2 (3.64%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) C#
2 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) T-SQL
4 12 (21.82%) Ruby
5 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (16.36%) Java
7 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
7 8 (14.55%) Jython
7 8 (14.55%) Python
8 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
9 5 (9.09%) VBScript
10 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
11 3 (5.45%) C
12 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.82%) C++
13 1 (1.82%) VB
13 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (14.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Docker
1 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (14.55%) Xen
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Ansible
1 8 (14.55%) Graphite
1 8 (14.55%) Kibana
1 8 (14.55%) Kubernetes
1 8 (14.55%) logstash
1 8 (14.55%) Nagios
2 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) Oracle
3 8 (14.55%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Sage
5 2 (3.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec