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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 396 327 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.96% 22.38% 18.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.56% 48.37% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 379 292 251
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
799 676 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.32% 46.27% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 735 611 587
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 27 February 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 355 (41.38%) .NET
2 311 (36.25%) SQL Server
3 301 (35.08%) C#
4 267 (31.12%) Microsoft
5 250 (29.14%) HTML
6 232 (27.04%) JavaScript
7 205 (23.89%) CSS
7 205 (23.89%) Windows
8 198 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 183 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
10 161 (18.76%) Finance
11 148 (17.25%) UNIX
12 139 (16.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 138 (16.08%) MVC
13 138 (16.08%) MS Excel
14 130 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 125 (14.57%) jQuery
15 125 (14.57%) T-SQL
15 125 (14.57%) Oracle
16 111 (12.94%) .NET Framework
17 108 (12.59%) Degree
17 108 (12.59%) Visual Studio
18 107 (12.47%) CRM
19 101 (11.77%) VB.NET
20 100 (11.66%) XML
21 91 (10.61%) ITIL
22 86 (10.02%) TDD
22 86 (10.02%) Java
23 83 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
24 82 (9.56%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 80 (9.32%) SharePoint
2 51 (5.94%) IIS
3 44 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 43 (5.01%) SharePoint 2010
5 42 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
6 26 (3.03%) MS Exchange
7 25 (2.91%) Umbraco
8 22 (2.56%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.52%) Apache
10 12 (1.40%) JBoss
11 10 (1.17%) SAS
11 10 (1.17%) CMS
11 10 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.82%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 138 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.90%) MS Office
3 15 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.70%) MS Project
6 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.35%) SPSS
6 3 (0.35%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 67 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.05%) Magento
5 8 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.70%) assyst
7 5 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (0.58%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (3.50%) Office 365
3 6 (0.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.24%) Firewall
2 38 (4.43%) LAN
3 35 (4.08%) WAN
4 32 (3.73%) SAN
5 21 (2.45%) VPN
6 14 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.52%) NAS
8 12 (1.40%) Internet
9 10 (1.17%) DNS
10 8 (0.93%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.70%) SSL
11 6 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.58%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.47%) DHCP
14 3 (0.35%) Extranet
15 2 (0.23%) IPv4
15 2 (0.23%) VoIP
15 2 (0.23%) HTTP
15 2 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (36.25%) SQL Server
2 139 (16.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 130 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 80 (9.32%) Relational Database
5 69 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 68 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (5.24%) Crystal Reports
8 37 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 35 (4.08%) MySQL
10 31 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 28 (3.26%) RDBMS
12 26 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (3.03%) Oracle Database
13 23 (2.68%) MS Access
14 19 (2.21%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (1.75%) DB2
17 12 (1.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 8 (0.93%) Data Mining
19 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 108 (12.59%) Visual Studio
2 57 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (3.50%) ReSharper
4 14 (1.63%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.52%) Toad
6 9 (1.05%) Subversion
7 6 (0.70%) Xcode
7 6 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.58%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.47%) NUnit
9 4 (0.47%) JUnit
9 4 (0.47%) Hudson
10 2 (0.23%) MSTest
10 2 (0.23%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.23%) Selenium
10 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.23%) CruiseControl
General
1 161 (18.76%) Finance
2 40 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.38%) Banking
4 20 (2.33%) Retail
5 19 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.75%) Marketing
7 14 (1.63%) Advertising
8 13 (1.52%) Back Office
9 12 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.17%) Front Office
10 10 (1.17%) Legal
11 9 (1.05%) Automotive
12 8 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.47%) Law
14 4 (0.47%) Games
15 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Local Government
16 2 (0.23%) Billing
17 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 403 (46.97%) Developer
2 172 (20.05%) Analyst
3 139 (16.20%) .NET Developer
4 91 (10.61%) C# Developer
5 83 (9.67%) Applications Support
6 72 (8.39%) Support Analyst
7 71 (8.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 69 (8.04%) Software Developer
9 59 (6.88%) Web Developer
10 49 (5.71%) Consultant
11 46 (5.36%) .NET Web Developer
11 46 (5.36%) C# Web Developer
12 37 (4.31%) Senior Developer
13 32 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
14 31 (3.61%) Junior Developer
14 31 (3.61%) Junior
15 30 (3.50%) Business Analyst
16 29 (3.38%) Java Developer
17 28 (3.26%) DBA
17 28 (3.26%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (41.38%) .NET
2 250 (29.14%) HTML
3 205 (23.89%) CSS
4 198 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 125 (14.57%) jQuery
6 111 (12.94%) .NET Framework
7 100 (11.66%) XML
8 80 (9.32%) HTML5
9 72 (8.39%) WCF
10 67 (7.81%) Ajax
11 62 (7.23%) Web Services
12 56 (6.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 53 (6.18%) JSON
14 47 (5.48%) LINQ
15 45 (5.24%) KnockoutJS
16 37 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (3.15%) WPF
18 26 (3.03%) CSS3
19 25 (2.91%) J2EE
20 23 (2.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 24 (2.80%) Equities
4 20 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (1.75%) Derivative
7 14 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.63%) Fixed Income
8 12 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.17%) Clustering
10 10 (1.17%) Statistics
10 10 (1.17%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.93%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.93%) iPhone
12 8 (0.93%) iPad
13 6 (0.70%) User Experience
13 6 (0.70%) Replication
13 6 (0.70%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 205 (23.89%) Windows
2 148 (17.25%) UNIX
3 59 (6.88%) Linux
4 30 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.17%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.82%) CentOS
10 5 (0.58%) Android
10 5 (0.58%) Solaris
11 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.47%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.35%) VMS
12 3 (0.35%) AIX
13 2 (0.23%) MVS
13 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.23%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (16.08%) MVC
3 107 (12.47%) CRM
4 91 (10.61%) ITIL
5 86 (10.02%) TDD
6 82 (9.56%) OO
7 57 (6.64%) Scrum
8 52 (6.06%) Project Management
9 46 (5.36%) Software Engineering
10 42 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 37 (4.31%) ETL
13 35 (4.08%) Unit Testing
13 35 (4.08%) BDD
14 34 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (3.61%) OOA/OOD
16 30 (3.50%) Data Analysis
16 30 (3.50%) Responsive Web Design
17 29 (3.38%) Data Management
18 27 (3.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 301 (35.08%) C#
2 232 (27.04%) JavaScript
3 125 (14.57%) T-SQL
4 101 (11.77%) VB.NET
5 86 (10.02%) Java
6 56 (6.53%) VB
7 53 (6.18%) PL/SQL
8 38 (4.43%) PHP
8 38 (4.43%) Shell Script
9 30 (3.50%) VB6
10 29 (3.38%) VBA
11 26 (3.03%) Perl
12 17 (1.98%) Python
13 10 (1.17%) C
14 9 (1.05%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.93%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.82%) Ruby
17 5 (0.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 5 (0.58%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 108 (12.59%) Degree
2 55 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (4.43%) MCP
4 31 (3.61%) MCTS
5 28 (3.26%) MCAD
5 28 (3.26%) MCSD
6 24 (2.80%) Security Cleared
7 18 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.63%) VCP4
9 9 (1.05%) MCSE
10 8 (0.93%) MCITP
10 8 (0.93%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.47%) MCSA
14 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.23%) ECDL
15 2 (0.23%) CCSP
15 2 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.03%) SLA
2 19 (2.21%) QA
3 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 73 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 48 (5.59%) Hyper-V
3 39 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.17%) vSphere
5 7 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.58%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.47%) XenApp
7 4 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.47%) Docker
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.12%) Samba
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.52%) Nagios
2 8 (0.93%) Netcool
2 8 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (0.58%) Puppet
4 4 (0.47%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.35%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.23%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.23%) Control-M
6 2 (0.23%) Foglight
6 2 (0.23%) Ansible
6 2 (0.23%) Opsview
6 2 (0.23%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.12%) WSUS
7 1 (0.12%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.12%) SCCM
7 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.12%) Legato
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 267 (31.12%) Microsoft
2 125 (14.57%) Oracle
3 73 (8.51%) VMware
4 26 (3.03%) Cisco
5 19 (2.21%) Sybase
5 19 (2.21%) Citrix
6 14 (1.63%) Adobe
6 14 (1.63%) Business Objects
7 13 (1.52%) IBM
8 12 (1.40%) Informatica
8 12 (1.40%) NetApp
9 10 (1.17%) Apple
9 10 (1.17%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.17%) DevExpress
10 8 (0.93%) Altova
10 8 (0.93%) Tableau
11 7 (0.82%) EPiServer
11 7 (0.82%) HP
12 6 (0.70%) SonicWALL
12 6 (0.70%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Signet Limited
Salary: Competetitve Salary, Car/Car Allowance and excellent benefits package!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonathan Garth
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adroit People Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago