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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 465 364 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.52% 19.36% 18.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.36% 43.28% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 446 330 272
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
840 841 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.68% 44.73% 45.84%
Number of salaries quoted 792 759 654
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 19 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 331 (36.94%) SQL Server
2 315 (35.16%) .NET
3 284 (31.70%) C#
4 251 (28.01%) Microsoft
5 222 (24.78%) HTML
6 217 (24.22%) Windows
7 202 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
8 194 (21.65%) JavaScript
9 193 (21.54%) Finance
10 184 (20.54%) Oracle
11 179 (19.98%) UNIX
11 179 (19.98%) CSS
12 172 (19.20%) ASP.NET
13 138 (15.40%) MS Excel
14 135 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 130 (14.51%) SQL Server 2008
16 127 (14.17%) Degree
17 122 (13.62%) MVC
18 121 (13.50%) jQuery
19 109 (12.17%) PL/SQL
20 103 (11.50%) T-SQL
21 101 (11.27%) .NET Framework
22 100 (11.16%) XML
23 95 (10.60%) Java
24 94 (10.49%) CRM
25 92 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
26 91 (10.16%) VB.NET
27 90 (10.04%) Visual Studio
28 85 (9.49%) ITIL
29 84 (9.38%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 76 (8.48%) SharePoint
2 47 (5.25%) IIS
3 36 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
4 27 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 27 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (2.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 24 (2.68%) MS Exchange
7 23 (2.57%) Tomcat
8 21 (2.34%) Apache
9 14 (1.56%) JBoss
10 10 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.12%) SAS
11 9 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.78%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.45%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 138 (15.40%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.02%) MS Office
3 19 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.45%) SPSS
5 3 (0.33%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 47 (5.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (4.80%) Oracle EBS
3 42 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (2.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 15 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 5 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.33%) assyst
10 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.22%) Academy Housing
11 2 (0.22%) arcHouse
11 2 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.22%) Exchequer
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.46%) Office 365
3 19 (2.12%) SaaS
4 12 (1.34%) Taleo
5 3 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.46%) Firewall
2 29 (3.24%) SAN
3 26 (2.90%) LAN
4 25 (2.79%) WAN
5 19 (2.12%) VPN
5 19 (2.12%) Internet
6 10 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.00%) NAS
8 8 (0.89%) DNS
9 5 (0.56%) DHCP
9 5 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.45%) HTTP
10 4 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.45%) SSL
11 3 (0.33%) IPv4
11 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.33%) IPsec
11 3 (0.33%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (36.94%) SQL Server
2 135 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 130 (14.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (8.82%) Relational Database
5 69 (7.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 59 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (6.03%) Oracle Database
8 48 (5.36%) Crystal Reports
9 41 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 37 (4.13%) RDBMS
10 37 (4.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 34 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (3.46%) MySQL
13 30 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (3.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 27 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (2.57%) MS Access
17 20 (2.23%) Oracle Discoverer
18 15 (1.67%) DB2
19 14 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 90 (10.04%) Visual Studio
2 60 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (3.79%) ReSharper
4 29 (3.24%) Toad
5 23 (2.57%) Subversion
6 10 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (1.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.78%) ERwin
9 6 (0.67%) ProC
9 6 (0.67%) Xcode
9 6 (0.67%) NUnit
10 4 (0.45%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.33%) Selenium
11 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.22%) MSTest
12 2 (0.22%) Hudson
12 2 (0.22%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 193 (21.54%) Finance
2 40 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.57%) Banking
4 26 (2.90%) Legal
5 22 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.12%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.56%) Law
7 14 (1.56%) Retail
8 12 (1.34%) Front Office
9 11 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.00%) Advertising
10 9 (1.00%) Back Office
11 7 (0.78%) Automotive
11 7 (0.78%) Marketing
12 5 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 414 (46.21%) Developer
2 187 (20.87%) Analyst
3 113 (12.61%) .NET Developer
4 103 (11.50%) Applications Support
5 84 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 76 (8.48%) C# Developer
7 67 (7.48%) Software Developer
8 66 (7.37%) Web Developer
9 57 (6.36%) Consultant
10 54 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 51 (5.69%) Senior Developer
12 45 (5.02%) .NET Web Developer
12 45 (5.02%) C# Web Developer
13 43 (4.80%) Applications Support Analyst
14 42 (4.69%) DBA
15 41 (4.58%) SQL Developer
16 31 (3.46%) Business Analyst
17 28 (3.13%) Junior
17 28 (3.13%) Applications Developer
17 28 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (35.16%) .NET
2 222 (24.78%) HTML
3 179 (19.98%) CSS
4 172 (19.20%) ASP.NET
5 121 (13.50%) jQuery
6 101 (11.27%) .NET Framework
7 100 (11.16%) XML
8 81 (9.04%) Web Services
9 72 (8.04%) Ajax
10 69 (7.70%) HTML5
11 61 (6.81%) JSON
11 61 (6.81%) WCF
12 58 (6.47%) KnockoutJS
13 53 (5.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 43 (4.80%) LINQ
15 30 (3.35%) XSLT
16 29 (3.24%) WPF
17 26 (2.90%) CSS3
18 24 (2.68%) J2EE
19 23 (2.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 92 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 37 (4.13%) Equities
4 25 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.46%) Derivative
6 19 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (2.01%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.90%) Mathematics
9 15 (1.67%) Clustering
9 15 (1.67%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.67%) Open Source
10 14 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.56%) Wiki
10 14 (1.56%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.23%) Statistics
12 10 (1.12%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.12%) iPad
12 10 (1.12%) iPhone
13 9 (1.00%) User Experience
13 9 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 217 (24.22%) Windows
2 179 (19.98%) UNIX
3 47 (5.25%) Linux
4 29 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.90%) Windows 8
7 16 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.34%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.67%) AIX
9 6 (0.67%) Solaris
9 6 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.45%) Android
11 4 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.33%) VMS
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (13.62%) MVC
3 94 (10.49%) CRM
4 85 (9.49%) ITIL
5 84 (9.38%) OO
6 73 (8.15%) TDD
7 66 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
8 62 (6.92%) Scrum
9 61 (6.81%) Workflow
10 51 (5.69%) Project Management
11 47 (5.25%) Software Engineering
12 45 (5.02%) BDD
13 41 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 41 (4.58%) OOP
14 39 (4.35%) ETL
15 35 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 34 (3.79%) Unit Testing
17 30 (3.35%) Responsive Web Design
17 30 (3.35%) Web Development
18 29 (3.24%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 284 (31.70%) C#
2 194 (21.65%) JavaScript
3 109 (12.17%) PL/SQL
4 103 (11.50%) T-SQL
5 95 (10.60%) Java
6 91 (10.16%) VB.NET
7 57 (6.36%) VB
8 50 (5.58%) Shell Script
9 29 (3.24%) VB6
10 28 (3.13%) VBA
10 28 (3.13%) Perl
11 25 (2.79%) PHP
12 23 (2.57%) Python
13 20 (2.23%) C
14 14 (1.56%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.23%) C++
16 10 (1.12%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 6 (0.67%) PowerShell
19 5 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 127 (14.17%) Degree
2 51 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 50 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (3.46%) MCP
5 25 (2.79%) MCSD
5 25 (2.79%) SC Cleared
6 23 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
7 22 (2.46%) MCTS
8 19 (2.12%) MCAD
9 13 (1.45%) OCP
9 13 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (1.00%) MCSE
10 9 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.89%) MCITP
12 6 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.56%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.45%) ISEB
14 4 (0.45%) NCDA
14 4 (0.45%) NCIE
15 3 (0.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.46%) SLA
2 19 (2.12%) QA
3 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 41 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 15 (1.67%) vSphere
5 6 (0.67%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.67%) XenApp
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (1.00%) Nagios
2 8 (0.89%) Netcool
2 8 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.45%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.33%) Legato
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.22%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.22%) SCCM
6 1 (0.11%) Foglight
6 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.11%) WSUS
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 251 (28.01%) Microsoft
2 184 (20.54%) Oracle
3 75 (8.37%) VMware
4 33 (3.68%) Cisco
5 31 (3.46%) Business Objects
6 24 (2.68%) Citrix
7 20 (2.23%) Sybase
8 17 (1.90%) Informatica
8 17 (1.90%) NetApp
9 13 (1.45%) IBM
10 12 (1.34%) Apple
10 12 (1.34%) Zend
11 11 (1.23%) SonicWALL
12 10 (1.12%) HP
13 7 (0.78%) Kaseya
14 6 (0.67%) DevExpress
14 6 (0.67%) Adobe
14 6 (0.67%) SAP
14 6 (0.67%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.56%) Vitria
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car allowance, pension, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 38.50k to 45.90k per year GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham Hippodrome
Salary: Circa £25,000.00 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago