The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 410 418 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.67% 19.06% 20.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.34% 46.81% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 371 338 403
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
SQL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
866 893 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.65% 40.72% 45.79%
Number of salaries quoted 778 766 915
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Birmingham region.

SQL Salary Trend in Birmingham

SQL
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 281 (39.52%) .NET
2 270 (37.97%) C#
3 247 (34.74%) SQL Server
4 234 (32.91%) Microsoft
5 202 (28.41%) HTML
6 179 (25.18%) JavaScript
7 160 (22.50%) Finance
8 155 (21.80%) CSS
9 153 (21.52%) ASP.NET
10 151 (21.24%) MS Excel
11 150 (21.10%) Windows
12 144 (20.25%) T-SQL
13 138 (19.41%) Java
14 134 (18.85%) Oracle
15 125 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
16 119 (16.74%) jQuery
17 115 (16.17%) MVC
18 110 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 109 (15.33%) XML
20 93 (13.08%) UNIX
21 88 (12.38%) Degree
21 88 (12.38%) HTML5
22 85 (11.95%) Visual Studio
22 85 (11.95%) VB.NET
23 84 (11.81%) Linux
23 84 (11.81%) OO
24 83 (11.67%) Web Services
24 83 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
25 82 (11.53%) TDD
26 76 (10.69%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (6.75%) IIS
2 29 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.80%) MS Exchange
3 27 (3.80%) WebSphere
4 26 (3.66%) Lync
5 25 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (2.25%) JBoss
7 15 (2.11%) CICS
7 15 (2.11%) MQSeries
8 13 (1.83%) Umbraco
9 12 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (1.55%) SAS
10 11 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.41%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.27%) Apache
12 9 (1.27%) CMS
13 7 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.56%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 151 (21.24%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.09%) MS Office
3 5 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.70%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.28%) CATIA
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.14%) Revit
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 21 (2.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.70%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.56%) FRx
7 4 (0.56%) Magento
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.28%) SAP SM
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.98%) SaaS
2 7 (0.98%) Office 365
3 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.42%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Force.com
4 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 23 (3.23%) SAN
2 20 (2.81%) Firewall
3 12 (1.69%) IPsec
4 11 (1.55%) SSL
5 10 (1.41%) IPv4
5 10 (1.41%) Internet
6 9 (1.27%) HTTP
7 8 (1.13%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.98%) LAN
9 6 (0.84%) WAN
10 4 (0.56%) VoIP
10 4 (0.56%) CTI
11 3 (0.42%) DNS
11 3 (0.42%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.28%) NAS
12 2 (0.28%) Network Security
12 2 (0.28%) Skype
12 2 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (34.74%) SQL Server
2 110 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 66 (9.28%) Relational Database
4 63 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (6.89%) Crystal Reports
7 48 (6.75%) MySQL
8 44 (6.19%) RDBMS
9 38 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (4.64%) DB2
10 33 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (4.22%) Oracle Database
12 28 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (3.94%) OLAP
13 22 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (2.95%) BusinessObjects
15 18 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 16 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
16 16 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 85 (11.95%) Visual Studio
2 50 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (4.50%) Subversion
4 15 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.98%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.84%) ReSharper
7 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.70%) Hudson
9 3 (0.42%) MorphX
10 2 (0.28%) JIRA
10 2 (0.28%) JDeveloper
10 2 (0.28%) ProC
10 2 (0.28%) Toad
10 2 (0.28%) Ant
10 2 (0.28%) NUnit
10 2 (0.28%) CMake
11 1 (0.14%) Gradle
11 1 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 160 (22.50%) Finance
2 37 (5.20%) Telecoms
2 37 (5.20%) Retail
3 34 (4.78%) Banking
4 18 (2.53%) Marketing
5 16 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.97%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.83%) Games
8 12 (1.69%) Back Office
9 10 (1.41%) Automotive
10 6 (0.84%) Law
10 6 (0.84%) Front Office
10 6 (0.84%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.56%) Advertising
12 3 (0.42%) Legal
13 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 354 (49.79%) Developer
2 106 (14.91%) Analyst
3 92 (12.94%) .NET Developer
4 85 (11.95%) Software Developer
5 64 (9.00%) Consultant
6 61 (8.58%) Senior Developer
7 51 (7.17%) C# Developer
8 44 (6.19%) Java Developer
9 40 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 38 (5.34%) Web Developer
11 36 (5.06%) Support Analyst
12 33 (4.64%) Applications Support
12 33 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 32 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
14 30 (4.22%) Team Leader
15 28 (3.94%) Technical Consultant
16 26 (3.66%) DBA
17 24 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
18 23 (3.23%) PHP Developer
19 21 (2.95%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (39.52%) .NET
2 202 (28.41%) HTML
3 155 (21.80%) CSS
4 153 (21.52%) ASP.NET
5 119 (16.74%) jQuery
6 109 (15.33%) XML
7 88 (12.38%) HTML5
8 83 (11.67%) Web Services
9 76 (10.69%) .NET Framework
10 67 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 57 (8.02%) CSS3
12 56 (7.88%) WCF
13 34 (4.78%) WinForms
13 34 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 33 (4.64%) WPF
15 24 (3.38%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (3.23%) ADO.NET
17 22 (3.09%) Ajax
18 21 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.31%) Computer Science
1 52 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (2.81%) Client/Server
3 19 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.53%) Equities
5 15 (2.11%) Mainframe
6 12 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
7 11 (1.55%) W3C
8 10 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.27%) Data Integration
9 9 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.27%) Replication
10 8 (1.13%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.98%) User Experience
11 7 (0.98%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.84%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.84%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.70%) iPhone
13 5 (0.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 150 (21.10%) Windows
2 93 (13.08%) UNIX
3 84 (11.81%) Linux
4 48 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (4.22%) Windows 8
6 24 (3.38%) AIX
7 23 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (2.67%) Solaris
10 14 (1.97%) MVS
11 8 (1.13%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.70%) Android
13 3 (0.42%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.14%) OS/390
14 1 (0.14%) zOS
14 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (16.17%) MVC
3 84 (11.81%) OO
4 83 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
5 82 (11.53%) TDD
6 62 (8.72%) Software Engineering
7 47 (6.61%) Scrum
8 44 (6.19%) ITIL
8 44 (6.19%) OOD
8 44 (6.19%) Web Development
9 42 (5.91%) SDLC
10 40 (5.63%) E-Commerce
11 39 (5.49%) SOA
12 38 (5.34%) Unit Testing
13 34 (4.78%) ERP
14 33 (4.64%) ETL
15 31 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (4.22%) Migration
17 29 (4.08%) CRM
18 26 (3.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 270 (37.97%) C#
2 179 (25.18%) JavaScript
3 144 (20.25%) T-SQL
4 138 (19.41%) Java
5 85 (11.95%) VB.NET
6 46 (6.47%) PHP
7 45 (6.33%) VB
8 41 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 35 (4.92%) VBA
10 30 (4.22%) VB6
11 27 (3.80%) Perl
12 14 (1.97%) X++
12 14 (1.97%) JCL
13 13 (1.83%) Python
13 13 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.69%) PHP5
14 12 (1.69%) C
14 12 (1.69%) C++
15 9 (1.27%) COBOL
16 6 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (12.38%) Degree
2 48 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (4.22%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.55%) OSCP
6 11 (1.55%) OSCE
6 11 (1.55%) CISSP
7 10 (1.41%) MCP
8 7 (0.98%) MCTS
9 6 (0.84%) MCAD
9 6 (0.84%) MCSD
10 5 (0.70%) MCSE
10 5 (0.70%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.56%) MCSA
12 3 (0.42%) MCITP
13 2 (0.28%) ISEB
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.25%) QA
2 15 (2.11%) SLA
3 6 (0.84%) HL7
4 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) EMIR
5 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.14%) BS7666
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 61 (8.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 22 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.83%) Terminal Services
5 12 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
5 12 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
6 10 (1.41%) vSphere
7 6 (0.84%) XenApp
7 6 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.14%) Firmware
9 1 (0.14%) UAG
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (2.53%) Tivoli
2 13 (1.83%) SCCM
3 9 (1.27%) SCOM
4 7 (0.98%) Nagios
5 6 (0.84%) Netcool
5 6 (0.84%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.70%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Flashback
8 3 (0.42%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.42%) Nessus
8 3 (0.42%) Nmap
9 2 (0.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 1 (0.14%) Cacti
10 1 (0.14%) Foglight
Vendors
1 234 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 134 (18.85%) Oracle
3 46 (6.47%) VMware
4 26 (3.66%) NetApp
5 24 (3.38%) Apple
6 22 (3.09%) HP
7 21 (2.95%) IBM
8 19 (2.67%) SAP
9 18 (2.53%) Cisco
10 16 (2.25%) Sybase
11 15 (2.11%) Citrix
11 15 (2.11%) CheckPoint
12 13 (1.83%) EMC
12 13 (1.83%) 3PAR
13 12 (1.69%) SonicWALL
13 12 (1.69%) Dell
14 9 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
15 8 (1.13%) Adobe
16 7 (0.98%) Cognos
17 6 (0.84%) Symantec
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
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TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Serco Solutions
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Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago