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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 367 331 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.04% 20.21% 17.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.35% 46.10% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 342 296 242
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 £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
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
775 718 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.44% 43.83% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 695 645 569
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £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 26 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 353 (42.58%) .NET
2 304 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 299 (36.07%) C#
4 281 (33.90%) Microsoft
5 255 (30.76%) HTML
6 229 (27.62%) JavaScript
7 209 (25.21%) CSS
8 197 (23.76%) ASP.NET
9 187 (22.56%) Windows
10 165 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
11 154 (18.58%) MS Excel
12 138 (16.65%) MVC
13 136 (16.41%) Finance
13 136 (16.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 128 (15.44%) Oracle
15 127 (15.32%) T-SQL
15 127 (15.32%) jQuery
16 125 (15.08%) SQL Server 2008
17 114 (13.75%) UNIX
17 114 (13.75%) .NET Framework
18 112 (13.51%) XML
19 107 (12.91%) Degree
20 103 (12.42%) Visual Studio
21 101 (12.18%) CRM
22 100 (12.06%) VB.NET
23 94 (11.34%) Java
24 88 (10.62%) TDD
25 83 (10.01%) Relational Database
26 80 (9.65%) Active Directory
27 79 (9.53%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 70 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 48 (5.79%) IIS
3 42 (5.07%) SharePoint 2010
3 42 (5.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 35 (4.22%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (3.38%) Umbraco
6 26 (3.14%) MS Exchange
7 23 (2.77%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.81%) JBoss
9 14 (1.69%) Apache
10 13 (1.57%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (1.33%) CMS
13 10 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (1.09%) SAS
15 7 (0.84%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.72%) Lync
16 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 154 (18.58%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.07%) MS Office
3 13 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.72%) MS Project
6 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.36%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 62 (7.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (1.21%) Magento
6 8 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.72%) assyst
8 5 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
12 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.14%) Office 365
3 8 (0.97%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.19%) Firewall
2 37 (4.46%) LAN
3 33 (3.98%) WAN
4 29 (3.50%) SAN
5 19 (2.29%) VPN
6 18 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.81%) Internet
8 14 (1.69%) NAS
9 9 (1.09%) DNS
9 9 (1.09%) SSL
10 8 (0.97%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.60%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.36%) Network Security
13 3 (0.36%) Extranet
13 3 (0.36%) DHCP
14 2 (0.24%) FTP
14 2 (0.24%) HTTP
14 2 (0.24%) LDAP
14 2 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 136 (16.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 125 (15.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (10.01%) Relational Database
5 71 (8.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 69 (8.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (5.19%) MySQL
8 42 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 39 (4.70%) Crystal Reports
10 35 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 33 (3.98%) RDBMS
12 28 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (3.02%) MS Access
13 25 (3.02%) Oracle Database
14 22 (2.65%) DB2
15 18 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
16 17 (2.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 16 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (1.21%) Oracle Discoverer
19 8 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 103 (12.42%) Visual Studio
2 50 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (2.90%) ReSharper
4 14 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.57%) Subversion
6 12 (1.45%) Toad
7 6 (0.72%) Xcode
7 6 (0.72%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.60%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.48%) NUnit
9 4 (0.48%) JUnit
9 4 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.48%) Hudson
10 3 (0.36%) MorphX
11 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.24%) MSTest
11 2 (0.24%) PHPUnit
General
1 136 (16.41%) Finance
2 35 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.38%) Retail
4 23 (2.77%) Banking
5 19 (2.29%) Marketing
6 13 (1.57%) Advertising
7 12 (1.45%) Automotive
7 12 (1.45%) Back Office
8 11 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.09%) Games
11 8 (0.97%) Legal
12 6 (0.72%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.24%) Front Office
14 2 (0.24%) Law
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 407 (49.10%) Developer
2 158 (19.06%) Analyst
3 142 (17.13%) .NET Developer
4 94 (11.34%) C# Developer
5 74 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 71 (8.56%) Software Developer
7 58 (7.00%) Consultant
7 58 (7.00%) Support Analyst
8 57 (6.88%) Web Developer
9 53 (6.39%) Applications Support
10 43 (5.19%) .NET Web Developer
10 43 (5.19%) C# Web Developer
11 41 (4.95%) Senior Developer
12 34 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
13 33 (3.98%) DBA
14 30 (3.62%) Java Developer
14 30 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 29 (3.50%) Junior
15 29 (3.50%) Junior Developer
16 28 (3.38%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (42.58%) .NET
2 255 (30.76%) HTML
3 209 (25.21%) CSS
4 197 (23.76%) ASP.NET
5 127 (15.32%) jQuery
6 114 (13.75%) .NET Framework
7 112 (13.51%) XML
8 79 (9.53%) HTML5
9 70 (8.44%) WCF
10 62 (7.48%) Web Services
11 61 (7.36%) Ajax
12 54 (6.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 46 (5.55%) JSON
14 43 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 40 (4.83%) KnockoutJS
16 38 (4.58%) LINQ
17 30 (3.62%) WPF
18 23 (2.77%) CSS3
18 23 (2.77%) J2EE
19 21 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 18 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 15 (1.81%) Client/Server
4 15 (1.81%) Equities
4 15 (1.81%) Mobile App
4 15 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.21%) Clustering
6 10 (1.21%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.09%) Derivative
7 9 (1.09%) Fixed Income
8 8 (0.97%) Statistics
8 8 (0.97%) iPhone
8 8 (0.97%) iPad
9 7 (0.84%) Open Source
9 7 (0.84%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.84%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.72%) Replication
10 6 (0.72%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 187 (22.56%) Windows
2 114 (13.75%) UNIX
3 70 (8.44%) Linux
4 30 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.21%) Windows 8
7 9 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.09%) Solaris
8 8 (0.97%) Android
9 7 (0.84%) CentOS
10 6 (0.72%) AIX
10 6 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.60%) MVS
12 3 (0.36%) VMS
13 2 (0.24%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (16.65%) MVC
3 101 (12.18%) CRM
4 88 (10.62%) TDD
5 79 (9.53%) OO
6 70 (8.44%) ITIL
7 55 (6.63%) Scrum
8 54 (6.51%) Project Management
9 50 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (5.67%) Software Engineering
11 36 (4.34%) ETL
12 32 (3.86%) Data Management
12 32 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (3.74%) Unit Testing
13 31 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (3.62%) Data Analysis
15 29 (3.50%) SOA
16 27 (3.26%) OOA/OOD
16 27 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
17 26 (3.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 299 (36.07%) C#
2 229 (27.62%) JavaScript
3 127 (15.32%) T-SQL
4 100 (12.06%) VB.NET
5 94 (11.34%) Java
6 60 (7.24%) VB
7 54 (6.51%) PL/SQL
8 49 (5.91%) PHP
9 32 (3.86%) VB6
10 30 (3.62%) Shell Script
11 27 (3.26%) VBA
12 22 (2.65%) Perl
13 14 (1.69%) Python
14 9 (1.09%) C
14 9 (1.09%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.97%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.84%) Ruby
17 6 (0.72%) C++
18 5 (0.60%) X++
18 5 (0.60%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 107 (12.91%) Degree
2 54 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (4.46%) MCP
4 28 (3.38%) MCTS
4 28 (3.38%) Security Cleared
5 25 (3.02%) MCAD
5 25 (3.02%) MCSD
6 12 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.21%) MCSE
8 8 (0.97%) MCITP
9 6 (0.72%) MCSA
9 6 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.24%) OCP
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.24%) ECDL
11 2 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.53%) QA
2 18 (2.17%) SLA
3 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 47 (5.67%) Hyper-V
3 37 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.84%) vSphere
5 4 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.48%) Docker
5 4 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.36%) XenApp
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.24%) XenServer
8 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (1.57%) Nagios
2 7 (0.84%) Tivoli
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (0.72%) Netcool
3 6 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.60%) Puppet
5 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.36%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.24%) Foglight
7 2 (0.24%) Ansible
7 2 (0.24%) Opsview
7 2 (0.24%) Control-M
7 2 (0.24%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.24%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.12%) WSUS
8 1 (0.12%) SCCM
8 1 (0.12%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 281 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 128 (15.44%) Oracle
3 76 (9.17%) VMware
4 20 (2.41%) Citrix
5 18 (2.17%) Cisco
6 16 (1.93%) IBM
6 16 (1.93%) Adobe
7 14 (1.69%) Sybase
7 14 (1.69%) Informatica
8 10 (1.21%) NetApp
8 10 (1.21%) Apple
8 10 (1.21%) Business Objects
8 10 (1.21%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.97%) DevExpress
9 8 (0.97%) Tableau
9 8 (0.97%) HP
9 8 (0.97%) Altova
10 7 (0.84%) EPiServer
10 7 (0.84%) SAP
11 6 (0.72%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance, 20% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance, 20% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 10 days ago