The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 360 310 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.72% 17.57% 15.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.31% 41.84% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 322 261 219
Average salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
761 741 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.68% 42.01% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 672 625 559
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 289 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 228 (33.00%) Microsoft
3 223 (32.27%) .NET
4 208 (30.10%) C#
5 169 (24.46%) Oracle
6 164 (23.73%) Finance
7 161 (23.30%) Windows
8 157 (22.72%) ASP.NET
9 143 (20.69%) UNIX
10 131 (18.96%) T-SQL
11 122 (17.66%) HTML
12 103 (14.91%) Java
13 101 (14.62%) JavaScript
14 100 (14.47%) MS Excel
15 93 (13.46%) CSS
15 93 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 86 (12.45%) PL/SQL
17 80 (11.58%) Degree
18 78 (11.29%) OO
19 76 (11.00%) Linux
20 75 (10.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 72 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
22 71 (10.27%) MVC
23 69 (9.99%) VB.NET
24 68 (9.84%) MS Office
25 66 (9.55%) C
25 66 (9.55%) Banking
26 64 (9.26%) jQuery
27 63 (9.12%) Oracle Database
27 63 (9.12%) C++

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 60 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.34%) IIS
3 22 (3.18%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.45%) Apache
5 10 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.58%) Lync
10 4 (0.58%) Node.js
11 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.43%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.43%) Documentum
11 3 (0.43%) FileNet
12 2 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 100 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 68 (9.84%) MS Office
3 8 (1.16%) InfoPath
4 7 (1.01%) PrintSoft PReS
5 5 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.14%) DOC1
8 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.58%) assyst
5 4 (0.58%) Maximo
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.58%) Servitor
6 3 (0.43%) Misys Midas
6 3 (0.43%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.29%) Office 365
3 2 (0.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.49%) TCP/IP
2 24 (3.47%) SAN
3 19 (2.75%) Internet
4 16 (2.32%) WAN
5 12 (1.74%) Firewall
6 11 (1.59%) HTTP
7 10 (1.45%) VPN
7 10 (1.45%) LAN
8 5 (0.72%) Network Security
8 5 (0.72%) Extranet
8 5 (0.72%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.58%) VLAN
9 4 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.58%) Intranet
9 4 (0.58%) MPLS
9 4 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.58%) NAS
10 3 (0.43%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 93 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (10.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (9.12%) Oracle Database
5 62 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (8.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 46 (6.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 46 (6.66%) Relational Database
8 39 (5.64%) Crystal Reports
8 39 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (5.50%) RDBMS
9 38 (5.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 37 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (2.46%) MySQL
13 16 (2.32%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (2.17%) MS Access
15 14 (2.03%) QlikView
16 12 (1.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 55 (7.96%) Visual Studio
2 18 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (2.32%) Toad
4 14 (2.03%) Selenium
4 14 (2.03%) Hudson
5 10 (1.45%) Subversion
6 9 (1.30%) SoapUI
6 9 (1.30%) ProC
7 8 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.87%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.87%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.58%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.58%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.43%) NUnit
12 2 (0.29%) Maven
12 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
General
1 164 (23.73%) Finance
2 66 (9.55%) Banking
3 29 (4.20%) Retail
4 17 (2.46%) Front Office
4 17 (2.46%) Legal
5 14 (2.03%) Back Office
6 12 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.16%) Marketing
9 7 (1.01%) French Language
9 7 (1.01%) Advertising
10 6 (0.87%) Automotive
10 6 (0.87%) Law
11 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 2 (0.29%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 270 (39.07%) Developer
2 192 (27.79%) Analyst
3 93 (13.46%) .NET Developer
4 80 (11.58%) Applications Support
5 72 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 68 (9.84%) DBA
7 59 (8.54%) C# Developer
8 57 (8.25%) Consultant
9 44 (6.37%) SQL Developer
10 41 (5.93%) Programmer
11 40 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
12 38 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
13 34 (4.92%) Software Developer
14 33 (4.78%) Oracle DBA
14 33 (4.78%) SQL DBA
15 30 (4.34%) Analyst Programmer
16 28 (4.05%) Web Developer
17 27 (3.91%) Senior Developer
17 27 (3.91%) Applications Support Analyst
18 25 (3.62%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (32.27%) .NET
2 157 (22.72%) ASP.NET
3 122 (17.66%) HTML
4 93 (13.46%) CSS
5 64 (9.26%) jQuery
6 54 (7.81%) HTML5
6 54 (7.81%) .NET Framework
7 48 (6.95%) WCF
8 43 (6.22%) XML
9 40 (5.79%) Web Services
10 35 (5.07%) Ajax
11 32 (4.63%) CSS3
12 25 (3.62%) WPF
13 23 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (2.89%) WinForms
15 19 (2.75%) SOAP
16 17 (2.46%) FIX Protocol
16 17 (2.46%) J2EE
17 16 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 15 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.92%) Computer Science
2 27 (3.91%) Clustering
3 22 (3.18%) Replication
4 13 (1.88%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.88%) Equities
5 12 (1.74%) N-Tier
5 12 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.30%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.16%) iPad
9 8 (1.16%) iPhone
10 7 (1.01%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.01%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.72%) Social Media
11 5 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (0.72%) CMDB
11 5 (0.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 161 (23.30%) Windows
2 143 (20.69%) UNIX
3 76 (11.00%) Linux
4 37 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (3.47%) Solaris
6 17 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.58%) Android
11 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.29%) AIX
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.14%) HPUX
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (11.29%) OO
2 72 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (10.27%) MVC
4 60 (8.68%) ITIL
5 49 (7.09%) ETL
5 49 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (5.64%) CRM
7 37 (5.35%) OOD
8 36 (5.21%) Web Development
9 32 (4.63%) Data Modelling
10 31 (4.49%) E-Commerce
11 30 (4.34%) Project Management
11 30 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (4.05%) Software Engineering
12 28 (4.05%) Test Scripting
13 27 (3.91%) Automated Testing
14 26 (3.76%) Scrum
14 26 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (3.62%) TDD
16 21 (3.04%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 208 (30.10%) C#
2 131 (18.96%) T-SQL
3 103 (14.91%) Java
4 101 (14.62%) JavaScript
5 86 (12.45%) PL/SQL
6 69 (9.99%) VB.NET
7 66 (9.55%) C
8 63 (9.12%) C++
9 58 (8.39%) Shell Script
10 36 (5.21%) Perl
11 32 (4.63%) VB
12 26 (3.76%) PHP
13 17 (2.46%) VBA
14 15 (2.17%) Python
15 12 (1.74%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.45%) VBScript
17 8 (1.16%) VB6
18 7 (1.01%) RPG
18 7 (1.01%) Delphi
19 6 (0.87%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 80 (11.58%) Degree
2 22 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.74%) ISEB
4 9 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.30%) MCP
5 6 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (0.87%) MCSE
5 6 (0.87%) OCP
5 6 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.72%) CBAP
6 5 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.72%) MCITP
7 4 (0.58%) MCTS
7 4 (0.58%) VCAP
7 4 (0.58%) VTSP
7 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.58%) VCDX
7 4 (0.58%) NCDA
7 4 (0.58%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.95%) SLA
2 33 (4.78%) QA
3 13 (1.88%) Basel II
4 10 (1.45%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 27 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (1.16%) vSphere
4 8 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.87%) XenApp
6 5 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.14%) UAG
10 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.14%) XenServer
10 1 (0.14%) KVM
10 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.14%) NFS
10 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
1 9 (1.30%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.16%) Control-M
3 3 (0.43%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.43%) XenMobile
3 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.43%) Foglight
3 3 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.29%) SCSM
4 2 (0.29%) MobiControl
4 2 (0.29%) SCCM
4 2 (0.29%) SCOM
4 2 (0.29%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.14%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 228 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 169 (24.46%) Oracle
3 35 (5.07%) VMware
4 34 (4.92%) Sybase
5 26 (3.76%) Business Objects
6 21 (3.04%) IBM
7 20 (2.89%) JBoss
8 17 (2.46%) Citrix
9 16 (2.32%) Sage
10 14 (2.03%) Symantec
11 13 (1.88%) HP
12 12 (1.74%) Cisco
13 11 (1.59%) Apple
13 11 (1.59%) Remedy
13 11 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.59%) Cognos
14 10 (1.45%) Progress
14 10 (1.45%) SAP
15 9 (1.30%) NetApp
16 7 (1.01%) Informatica
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