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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 478 380 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.31% 18.62% 16.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.11% 41.35% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 446 342 247
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
900 919 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.12% 45.03% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 834 831 617
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 November 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 322 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 305 (34.66%) .NET
3 275 (31.25%) C#
4 228 (25.91%) Microsoft
5 205 (23.30%) HTML
6 201 (22.84%) Windows
7 196 (22.27%) Finance
8 194 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
8 194 (22.05%) Oracle
9 182 (20.68%) UNIX
10 175 (19.89%) JavaScript
11 163 (18.52%) ASP.NET
11 163 (18.52%) CSS
12 132 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 131 (14.89%) MS Excel
14 125 (14.20%) Degree
15 123 (13.98%) PL/SQL
16 121 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
17 115 (13.07%) jQuery
18 108 (12.27%) MVC
19 101 (11.48%) Java
20 100 (11.36%) XML
21 96 (10.91%) CRM
22 93 (10.57%) T-SQL
22 93 (10.57%) VB.NET
23 90 (10.23%) .NET Framework
24 88 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
25 83 (9.43%) OO
26 81 (9.20%) Web Services
27 79 (8.98%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 74 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 44 (5.00%) IIS
3 31 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
3 31 (3.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 23 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.39%) Apache
6 20 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 19 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (2.16%) MS Exchange
8 13 (1.48%) JBoss
9 12 (1.36%) SAS
10 10 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.57%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.45%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.34%) CICS
Applications
1 131 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.52%) MS Office
3 18 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.57%) SPSS
5 3 (0.34%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 48 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 45 (5.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (2.73%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 17 (1.93%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 5 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.23%) Exchequer
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.23%) Academy Housing
11 2 (0.23%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.05%) SaaS
3 17 (1.93%) Office 365
4 16 (1.82%) Taleo
5 3 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.86%) Firewall
2 29 (3.30%) SAN
3 20 (2.27%) LAN
4 18 (2.05%) WAN
4 18 (2.05%) Internet
5 16 (1.82%) VPN
6 11 (1.25%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.91%) NAS
8 7 (0.80%) DNS
9 5 (0.57%) HTTP
9 5 (0.57%) DHCP
9 5 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.45%) SSL
11 3 (0.34%) IPv4
11 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.34%) IPsec
11 3 (0.34%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 132 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 121 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 68 (7.73%) Relational Database
5 60 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 60 (6.82%) Oracle Database
6 56 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (5.23%) Crystal Reports
8 44 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 39 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (4.20%) Oracle BI EE
11 34 (3.86%) RDBMS
12 31 (3.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 29 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (3.30%) MySQL
14 24 (2.73%) Oracle Discoverer
14 24 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (2.61%) MS Access
16 17 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (1.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 79 (8.98%) Visual Studio
2 54 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (3.30%) Toad
3 29 (3.30%) ReSharper
4 21 (2.39%) Subversion
5 13 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.91%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.80%) ERwin
8 6 (0.68%) ProC
8 6 (0.68%) Xcode
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.34%) Selenium
10 3 (0.34%) NUnit
10 3 (0.34%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.34%) Hudson
10 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.23%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 196 (22.27%) Finance
2 35 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 34 (3.86%) Banking
4 27 (3.07%) Legal
5 24 (2.73%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.93%) Retail
8 16 (1.82%) Law
9 15 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.36%) Front Office
11 9 (1.02%) Back Office
12 8 (0.91%) Advertising
13 7 (0.80%) Automotive
13 7 (0.80%) Marketing
14 5 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Billing
16 1 (0.11%) Local Government
16 1 (0.11%) Games
16 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 412 (46.82%) Developer
2 187 (21.25%) Analyst
3 107 (12.16%) .NET Developer
4 106 (12.05%) Applications Support
5 85 (9.66%) Support Analyst
6 68 (7.73%) C# Developer
7 65 (7.39%) Software Developer
8 62 (7.05%) Web Developer
9 61 (6.93%) Consultant
10 49 (5.57%) SQL Developer
11 47 (5.34%) Senior Developer
12 46 (5.23%) Applications Support Analyst
13 45 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
14 42 (4.77%) DBA
15 39 (4.43%) .NET Web Developer
16 38 (4.32%) C# Web Developer
17 31 (3.52%) Applications Developer
17 31 (3.52%) Oracle Consultant
18 28 (3.18%) Java Developer
19 26 (2.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (34.66%) .NET
2 205 (23.30%) HTML
3 163 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 163 (18.52%) CSS
4 115 (13.07%) jQuery
5 100 (11.36%) XML
6 90 (10.23%) .NET Framework
7 81 (9.20%) Web Services
8 68 (7.73%) Ajax
9 66 (7.50%) HTML5
10 55 (6.25%) WCF
11 53 (6.02%) JSON
12 48 (5.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 48 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
13 38 (4.32%) LINQ
14 29 (3.30%) XSLT
15 28 (3.18%) WPF
16 26 (2.95%) CSS3
16 26 (2.95%) J2EE
17 21 (2.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.55%) Equities
4 22 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.39%) Derivative
6 18 (2.05%) Algorithms
7 17 (1.93%) Mathematics
7 17 (1.93%) Wiki
8 16 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.70%) Clustering
10 14 (1.59%) Fixed Income
10 14 (1.59%) Open Source
11 12 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.36%) Mainframe
12 11 (1.25%) Statistics
12 11 (1.25%) Data Integration
12 11 (1.25%) iPhone
12 11 (1.25%) iPad
13 10 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 201 (22.84%) Windows
2 182 (20.68%) UNIX
3 49 (5.57%) Linux
4 25 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 19 (2.16%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.36%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.91%) Android
11 6 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.68%) AIX
11 6 (0.68%) Solaris
12 4 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.34%) VMS
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (12.27%) MVC
3 96 (10.91%) CRM
4 83 (9.43%) OO
5 73 (8.30%) ITIL
6 71 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
7 65 (7.39%) TDD
8 64 (7.27%) Workflow
9 59 (6.70%) Scrum
10 49 (5.57%) Project Management
11 47 (5.34%) OOP
12 44 (5.00%) ETL
13 42 (4.77%) Software Engineering
14 40 (4.55%) BDD
15 39 (4.43%) Unit Testing
16 38 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
17 35 (3.98%) Web Development
18 34 (3.86%) ERP
18 34 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
19 32 (3.64%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 275 (31.25%) C#
2 175 (19.89%) JavaScript
3 123 (13.98%) PL/SQL
4 101 (11.48%) Java
5 93 (10.57%) T-SQL
5 93 (10.57%) VB.NET
6 55 (6.25%) VB
7 51 (5.80%) Shell Script
8 33 (3.75%) Perl
9 28 (3.18%) PHP
9 28 (3.18%) VBA
10 26 (2.95%) Python
10 26 (2.95%) VB6
11 20 (2.27%) C
12 17 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.59%) C++
14 9 (1.02%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 5 (0.57%) PHP5
17 4 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 125 (14.20%) Degree
2 56 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 45 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 27 (3.07%) MCP
6 23 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (2.39%) MCSD
8 16 (1.82%) MCTS
9 15 (1.70%) MCAD
9 15 (1.70%) OCP
9 15 (1.70%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.91%) MCSE
12 6 (0.68%) ISEB
12 6 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.68%) MCITP
13 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.45%) NCDA
14 4 (0.45%) NCIE
15 3 (0.34%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.52%) SLA
2 16 (1.82%) QA
3 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.11%) Basel II
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 38 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (1.59%) vSphere
6 5 (0.57%) XenApp
7 4 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.02%) Nagios
2 8 (0.91%) Netcool
2 8 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (0.68%) Legato
4 4 (0.45%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.45%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.34%) CA Endevor
5 3 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.11%) SCCM
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
7 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 228 (25.91%) Microsoft
2 194 (22.05%) Oracle
3 67 (7.61%) VMware
4 34 (3.86%) Business Objects
5 31 (3.52%) Cisco
6 22 (2.50%) Citrix
7 20 (2.27%) Informatica
8 19 (2.16%) NetApp
9 18 (2.05%) Sybase
10 13 (1.48%) Apple
11 12 (1.36%) IBM
11 12 (1.36%) Zend
12 11 (1.25%) SonicWALL
13 10 (1.14%) HP
14 8 (0.91%) EMC
15 7 (0.80%) CheckPoint
15 7 (0.80%) DevExpress
15 7 (0.80%) Kaseya
16 6 (0.68%) Symantec
16 6 (0.68%) CommVault
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £32k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life & Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JM
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per week + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago