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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 353 323 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.55% 17.91% 17.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.69% 45.43% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 318 286 262
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
808 711 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.74% 39.43% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 714 627 640
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 325 (42.99%) .NET
2 290 (38.36%) C#
3 268 (35.45%) Microsoft
4 265 (35.05%) SQL Server
5 244 (32.28%) HTML
6 214 (28.31%) JavaScript
7 199 (26.32%) CSS
8 181 (23.94%) ASP.NET
9 168 (22.22%) Windows
10 145 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
11 142 (18.78%) MS Excel
12 129 (17.06%) MVC
13 123 (16.27%) Finance
14 120 (15.87%) XML
15 119 (15.74%) jQuery
16 112 (14.81%) T-SQL
17 111 (14.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 111 (14.68%) .NET Framework
18 106 (14.02%) Oracle
19 104 (13.76%) VB.NET
20 98 (12.96%) Java
21 93 (12.30%) Visual Studio
22 89 (11.77%) SQL Server 2008
23 88 (11.64%) Degree
24 84 (11.11%) TDD
25 82 (10.85%) UNIX
26 81 (10.71%) Relational Database
27 80 (10.58%) OO
27 80 (10.58%) Active Directory
28 78 (10.32%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 54 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 41 (5.42%) IIS
3 34 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 33 (4.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 32 (4.23%) Umbraco
6 28 (3.70%) MS Exchange
7 24 (3.17%) WebSphere
8 23 (3.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 22 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (2.12%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.98%) JBoss
12 14 (1.85%) Lync
13 13 (1.72%) Apache
14 12 (1.59%) CICS
14 12 (1.59%) MQSeries
14 12 (1.59%) CMS
15 10 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
16 8 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
17 7 (0.93%) SAS
18 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 142 (18.78%) MS Excel
2 43 (5.69%) MS Office
3 9 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.79%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.79%) MS Project
6 3 (0.40%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.40%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 48 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (1.59%) Magento
4 11 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.79%) assyst
7 5 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.51%) Office 365
3 8 (1.06%) SaaS
4 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.03%) Firewall
2 30 (3.97%) LAN
3 28 (3.70%) WAN
4 25 (3.31%) SAN
5 22 (2.91%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.98%) Internet
7 12 (1.59%) SSL
8 11 (1.46%) VPN
9 10 (1.32%) NAS
10 6 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.79%) DNS
10 6 (0.79%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.66%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.40%) Network Security
12 3 (0.40%) IPsec
12 3 (0.40%) VoIP
12 3 (0.40%) IPv4
12 3 (0.40%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.26%) LDAP
13 2 (0.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (35.05%) SQL Server
2 111 (14.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 89 (11.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 81 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 56 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (6.08%) MySQL
6 46 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (5.16%) Crystal Reports
8 34 (4.50%) RDBMS
9 32 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (3.70%) DB2
11 27 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (2.51%) MS Access
14 15 (1.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 11 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.46%) Oracle Discoverer
16 9 (1.19%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.93%) Big Data
17 7 (0.93%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 93 (12.30%) Visual Studio
2 38 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.38%) Subversion
4 15 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.59%) ReSharper
6 9 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.93%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.79%) Xcode
9 5 (0.66%) RequisitePro
9 5 (0.66%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.53%) CocoaPods
10 4 (0.53%) JUnit
10 4 (0.53%) Toad
10 4 (0.53%) NUnit
11 3 (0.40%) MorphX
11 3 (0.40%) JIRA
11 3 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.40%) Hudson
12 2 (0.26%) MSTest
General
1 123 (16.27%) Finance
2 36 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.84%) Retail
4 20 (2.65%) Marketing
5 14 (1.85%) Advertising
6 12 (1.59%) Banking
7 11 (1.46%) Games
8 10 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.32%) Automotive
9 9 (1.19%) Back Office
10 8 (1.06%) Legal
11 6 (0.79%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.66%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 380 (50.26%) Developer
2 135 (17.86%) .NET Developer
3 119 (15.74%) Analyst
4 91 (12.04%) Software Developer
5 81 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 65 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 64 (8.47%) Consultant
8 45 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 43 (5.69%) Web Developer
10 36 (4.76%) Applications Support
11 34 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 33 (4.37%) Support Analyst
13 32 (4.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (3.70%) Business Analyst
15 27 (3.57%) PHP Developer
16 26 (3.44%) .NET Web Developer
16 26 (3.44%) C# Web Developer
17 23 (3.04%) Java Developer
18 22 (2.91%) Technical Consultant
18 22 (2.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (42.99%) .NET
2 244 (32.28%) HTML
3 199 (26.32%) CSS
4 181 (23.94%) ASP.NET
5 120 (15.87%) XML
6 119 (15.74%) jQuery
7 111 (14.68%) .NET Framework
8 77 (10.19%) HTML5
9 67 (8.86%) WCF
9 67 (8.86%) Web Services
10 59 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (5.69%) Entity Framework
12 40 (5.29%) Ajax
13 32 (4.23%) JSON
14 31 (4.10%) KnockoutJS
15 30 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 26 (3.44%) WPF
17 25 (3.31%) LINQ
18 21 (2.78%) CSS3
19 18 (2.38%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.82%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 12 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 12 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.19%) Clustering
8 7 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 7 (0.93%) Open Source
9 6 (0.79%) iSeries
10 5 (0.66%) Replication
11 4 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.53%) NHS
11 4 (0.53%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.53%) Statistics
11 4 (0.53%) User Experience
12 3 (0.40%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.40%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 168 (22.22%) Windows
2 82 (10.85%) UNIX
3 78 (10.32%) Linux
4 36 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.12%) Solaris
6 15 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.59%) MVS
7 12 (1.59%) AIX
8 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.06%) Android
9 8 (1.06%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.93%) CentOS
10 7 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.66%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.26%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.13%) OS/390
14 1 (0.13%) zOS
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (17.06%) MVC
3 84 (11.11%) TDD
4 80 (10.58%) OO
5 66 (8.73%) CRM
6 61 (8.07%) ITIL
7 59 (7.80%) Project Management
8 58 (7.67%) Software Engineering
9 45 (5.95%) SOA
10 42 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (5.29%) Mobile Development
11 40 (5.29%) Scrum
12 32 (4.23%) Data Management
13 28 (3.70%) Business Analysis
13 28 (3.70%) Web Application Development
14 27 (3.57%) Unit Testing
14 27 (3.57%) Configuration Management
15 26 (3.44%) Data Analysis
15 26 (3.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 290 (38.36%) C#
2 214 (28.31%) JavaScript
3 112 (14.81%) T-SQL
4 104 (13.76%) VB.NET
5 98 (12.96%) Java
6 62 (8.20%) VB
7 60 (7.94%) PHP
8 38 (5.03%) VB6
9 31 (4.10%) PL/SQL
10 27 (3.57%) Perl
11 26 (3.44%) VBA
12 19 (2.51%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.85%) Python
14 12 (1.59%) JCL
15 10 (1.32%) C
15 10 (1.32%) C++
16 9 (1.19%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.93%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.93%) Ruby
18 5 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 88 (11.64%) Degree
2 43 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (3.04%) MCP
4 21 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.65%) MCTS
6 17 (2.25%) MCAD
6 17 (2.25%) MCSD
7 16 (2.12%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.19%) MCSE
8 9 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.93%) MCSA
9 7 (0.93%) MCITP
10 6 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.66%) OSCP
11 5 (0.66%) OSCE
11 5 (0.66%) CISSP
12 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.26%) ECDL
13 2 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.38%) QA
2 14 (1.85%) SLA
3 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.53%) HL7
4 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 45 (5.95%) Hyper-V
3 39 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (0.93%) vSphere
5 6 (0.79%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.66%) XenApp
7 4 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.53%) Docker
8 3 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.40%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.26%) XenServer
9 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.13%) Samba
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (1.85%) Tivoli
2 13 (1.72%) Nagios
3 5 (0.66%) Puppet
4 4 (0.53%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.53%) Netcool
5 3 (0.40%) SCCM
6 2 (0.26%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.26%) Control-M
6 2 (0.26%) Foglight
6 2 (0.26%) Ansible
6 2 (0.26%) Opsview
6 2 (0.26%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.13%) WSUS
7 1 (0.13%) SCOM
7 1 (0.13%) Cacti
Vendors
1 268 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 106 (14.02%) Oracle
3 74 (9.79%) VMware
4 22 (2.91%) Adobe
5 21 (2.78%) Citrix
6 20 (2.65%) IBM
7 17 (2.25%) Cisco
7 17 (2.25%) NetApp
8 12 (1.59%) Business Objects
9 10 (1.32%) Sitecore
10 9 (1.19%) HP
10 9 (1.19%) Informatica
11 8 (1.06%) Altova
11 8 (1.06%) EMC
11 8 (1.06%) SAP
11 8 (1.06%) DevExpress
11 8 (1.06%) 3PAR
12 7 (0.93%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.79%) Tableau
13 6 (0.79%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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