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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 12 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 59 55 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 16.53% 15.99% 32.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.36% 44.72% 73.74%
Number of salaries quoted 55 49 70
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -4.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
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 122 123 99
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 34.17% 35.76% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 117 112 93
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +2 28 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Redditch -13 11 £27,500 -10.56% 3
Kidderminster - 10 £36,250 - 1
Evesham -4 4 - -
Malvern +8 2 £22,250 - 2
Droitwich -3 1 £27,500 -26.66% 1
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 84 (79.25%) .NET
2 79 (74.53%) C#
3 61 (57.55%) ASP.NET
4 57 (53.77%) JavaScript
5 54 (50.94%) MVC
6 49 (46.23%) AngularJS
7 46 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (37.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (37.74%) SQL
9 33 (31.13%) CSS
10 31 (29.25%) .NET Framework
11 30 (28.30%) HTML
11 30 (28.30%) Microsoft
12 28 (26.42%) TDD
12 28 (26.42%) Entity Framework
12 28 (26.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 27 (25.47%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (24.53%) SQL Server 2014
15 24 (22.64%) Web Application Development
16 23 (21.70%) KnockoutJS
16 23 (21.70%) RESTful
17 22 (20.75%) Node.js
17 22 (20.75%) Ruby
17 22 (20.75%) Windows
17 22 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 21 (19.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (16.98%) HTML5
19 18 (16.98%) WCF
20 17 (16.04%) BDD
20 17 (16.04%) NoSQL

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 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.83%) SAS
3 2 (1.89%) IIS
3 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) SPSS
3 1 (0.94%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.83%) FastStats
3 1 (0.94%) Magento
3 1 (0.94%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.55%) SaaS
3 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.89%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) Intranet
3 3 (2.83%) DNS
4 2 (1.89%) DHCP
4 2 (1.89%) LAN
4 2 (1.89%) VPN
4 2 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.94%) HTTP
5 1 (0.94%) RFID
5 1 (0.94%) SAN
5 1 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.53%) SQL Server 2014
2 17 (16.04%) NoSQL
3 16 (15.09%) MongoDB
3 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (9.43%) Relational Database
7 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (4.72%) MySQL
9 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.89%) OLAP
11 2 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (1.89%) Power BI
11 2 (1.89%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.49%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.60%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (6.60%) Selenium
5 5 (4.72%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.72%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.89%) GoCD
7 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 15 (14.15%) Games
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
3 3 (2.83%) Advertising
3 3 (2.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (77.36%) Developer
2 50 (47.17%) .NET Developer
3 28 (26.42%) C# Developer
4 21 (19.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (13.21%) Junior
7 13 (12.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (12.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (12.26%) Junior Developer
7 13 (12.26%) Senior Developer
8 12 (11.32%) Graduate
8 12 (11.32%) Software Developer
9 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (10.38%) Graduate Developer
10 10 (9.43%) Internet Developer
11 9 (8.49%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (8.49%) SQL Developer
12 7 (6.60%) Java Developer
12 7 (6.60%) Junior .NET Developer
13 6 (5.66%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (79.25%) .NET
2 61 (57.55%) ASP.NET
3 49 (46.23%) AngularJS
4 40 (37.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (31.13%) CSS
6 31 (29.25%) .NET Framework
7 30 (28.30%) HTML
8 28 (26.42%) Entity Framework
8 28 (26.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (25.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (21.70%) KnockoutJS
10 23 (21.70%) RESTful
11 22 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 22 (20.75%) Node.js
12 18 (16.98%) HTML5
12 18 (16.98%) WCF
13 17 (16.04%) Code First Entity Framework
14 16 (15.09%) CSS3
15 15 (14.15%) Web Services
16 12 (11.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.89%) NHS
5 2 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Windows
2 11 (10.38%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.66%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.72%) Android
4 5 (4.72%) Linux
5 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.94%) MVC
2 46 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (26.42%) TDD
4 24 (22.64%) Web Application Development
5 17 (16.04%) BDD
6 15 (14.15%) OO
6 15 (14.15%) Software Engineering
7 13 (12.26%) OOP
8 12 (11.32%) Kanban
8 12 (11.32%) SDLC
8 12 (11.32%) Web Development
9 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.60%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.66%) High Availability
12 5 (4.72%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (4.72%) Integration Testing
12 5 (4.72%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.72%) SOA
12 5 (4.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (74.53%) C#
2 57 (53.77%) JavaScript
3 40 (37.74%) SQL
4 22 (20.75%) Ruby
5 16 (15.09%) T-SQL
6 15 (14.15%) Java
7 14 (13.21%) VB.NET
8 9 (8.49%) PHP
9 7 (6.60%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.72%) C
10 5 (4.72%) F#
11 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.77%) Jython
11 4 (3.77%) Python
11 4 (3.77%) VB
12 2 (1.89%) C++
12 2 (1.89%) COBOL
12 2 (1.89%) Delphi
12 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) HND
3 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.94%) MCITP
3 1 (0.94%) MCTS
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.89%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.89%) Xen
3 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Kibana
2 5 (4.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (4.72%) WSUS
3 2 (1.89%) Ansible
3 2 (1.89%) Graphite
3 2 (1.89%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.89%) logstash
3 2 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.09%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) VMware
4 1 (0.94%) Capita
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco
4 1 (0.94%) Citrix
4 1 (0.94%) Dell
4 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.94%) Micro Focus
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits inc Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 16 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 16 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago