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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 359 366 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.68% 18.86% 19.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.55% 47.53% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 328 320 360
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
864 770 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.56% 39.67% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 769 685 872
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 290 (40.33%) .NET
2 271 (37.69%) C#
3 249 (34.63%) Microsoft
4 241 (33.52%) SQL Server
5 215 (29.90%) HTML
6 183 (25.45%) JavaScript
7 169 (23.50%) CSS
8 161 (22.39%) MS Excel
9 160 (22.25%) ASP.NET
10 158 (21.97%) Windows
11 148 (20.58%) T-SQL
12 147 (20.45%) Finance
13 135 (18.78%) Java
13 135 (18.78%) Oracle
14 124 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
15 120 (16.69%) jQuery
16 116 (16.13%) XML
17 113 (15.72%) MVC
18 106 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 94 (13.07%) Linux
20 92 (12.80%) UNIX
21 90 (12.52%) VB.NET
22 87 (12.10%) Visual Studio
23 86 (11.96%) OO
24 83 (11.54%) Degree
25 82 (11.40%) .NET Framework
25 82 (11.40%) Web Services
25 82 (11.40%) TDD
26 81 (11.27%) HTML5
27 72 (10.01%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 50 (6.95%) IIS
2 36 (5.01%) SharePoint
3 34 (4.73%) WebSphere
4 33 (4.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 29 (4.03%) Lync
6 25 (3.48%) MS Exchange
7 24 (3.34%) Umbraco
8 21 (2.92%) JBoss
9 17 (2.36%) MQSeries
9 17 (2.36%) CICS
10 13 (1.81%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.53%) CMS
11 11 (1.53%) Apache
12 10 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (1.25%) SAS
14 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 161 (22.39%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.62%) MS Office
3 7 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.70%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) MS Project
6 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) CATIA
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (2.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (1.39%) Magento
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.28%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.67%) Office 365
3 4 (0.56%) SaaS
4 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.42%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.76%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.20%) Firewall
3 20 (2.78%) SAN
4 16 (2.23%) SSL
5 12 (1.67%) Internet
6 9 (1.25%) LAN
7 8 (1.11%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.97%) IPsec
8 7 (0.97%) IPv4
8 7 (0.97%) WAN
9 5 (0.70%) HTTP
9 5 (0.70%) VoIP
10 4 (0.56%) NAS
10 4 (0.56%) DNS
10 4 (0.56%) CTI
11 2 (0.28%) Skype
11 2 (0.28%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.28%) Network Security
11 2 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (33.52%) SQL Server
2 106 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (10.01%) Relational Database
4 61 (8.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (7.23%) MySQL
6 49 (6.82%) RDBMS
7 47 (6.54%) Crystal Reports
8 39 (5.42%) DB2
9 35 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 24 (3.34%) Oracle Database
13 23 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
15 18 (2.50%) OLAP
16 16 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
16 16 (2.23%) MS Access
17 15 (2.09%) SQL Server 2000
18 14 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 87 (12.10%) Visual Studio
2 48 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (4.59%) Subversion
4 17 (2.36%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (1.11%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.70%) Hudson
9 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.42%) Toad
10 3 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.42%) MorphX
11 2 (0.28%) JIRA
11 2 (0.28%) JDeveloper
11 2 (0.28%) JUnit
11 2 (0.28%) RequisitePro
12 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.14%) Maven
12 1 (0.14%) ProC
12 1 (0.14%) Ant
General
1 147 (20.45%) Finance
2 43 (5.98%) Retail
3 34 (4.73%) Banking
4 32 (4.45%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.06%) Marketing
6 18 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 17 (2.36%) Automotive
8 13 (1.81%) Games
9 10 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.25%) Back Office
10 9 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.97%) Law
12 6 (0.83%) Private Banking
12 6 (0.83%) Advertising
13 3 (0.42%) Front Office
13 3 (0.42%) Legal
14 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 354 (49.24%) Developer
2 104 (14.46%) .NET Developer
3 103 (14.33%) Analyst
4 78 (10.85%) Software Developer
5 72 (10.01%) Consultant
6 62 (8.62%) C# Developer
7 55 (7.65%) Senior Developer
8 48 (6.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 41 (5.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 40 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (5.01%) Support Analyst
12 34 (4.73%) Technical Consultant
13 33 (4.59%) Team Leader
14 32 (4.45%) Web Developer
14 32 (4.45%) Java Developer
15 31 (4.31%) Applications Support
16 28 (3.89%) PHP Developer
17 26 (3.62%) DBA
18 23 (3.20%) Microsoft Developer
19 22 (3.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (40.33%) .NET
2 215 (29.90%) HTML
3 169 (23.50%) CSS
4 160 (22.25%) ASP.NET
5 120 (16.69%) jQuery
6 116 (16.13%) XML
7 82 (11.40%) .NET Framework
7 82 (11.40%) Web Services
8 81 (11.27%) HTML5
9 62 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (7.65%) WCF
11 49 (6.82%) CSS3
12 33 (4.59%) WPF
13 32 (4.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 29 (4.03%) WinForms
15 21 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 19 (2.64%) Ajax
16 19 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (2.64%) Java EE
17 17 (2.36%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 21 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 18 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 17 (2.36%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.67%) Equities
7 11 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.11%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.11%) iSeries
8 8 (1.11%) Replication
9 7 (0.97%) iPhone
9 7 (0.97%) HP StoreVirtual
9 7 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.83%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.83%) W3C
11 5 (0.70%) User Experience
12 4 (0.56%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 158 (21.97%) Windows
2 94 (13.07%) Linux
3 92 (12.80%) UNIX
4 42 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (4.45%) Windows 8
6 27 (3.76%) AIX
7 22 (3.06%) Solaris
8 17 (2.36%) MVS
9 15 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.53%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.11%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.97%) Android
14 5 (0.70%) CentOS
15 3 (0.42%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.14%) OS/390
16 1 (0.14%) zOS
16 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (15.72%) MVC
3 86 (11.96%) OO
4 82 (11.40%) TDD
5 64 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (8.62%) Software Engineering
7 48 (6.68%) SOA
8 47 (6.54%) ITIL
9 46 (6.40%) CRM
9 46 (6.40%) E-Commerce
10 44 (6.12%) Scrum
11 43 (5.98%) SDLC
12 40 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.56%) Project Management
13 39 (5.42%) OOD
13 39 (5.42%) Unit Testing
14 33 (4.59%) Web Development
15 32 (4.45%) Configuration Management
15 32 (4.45%) Migration
16 30 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 271 (37.69%) C#
2 183 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 148 (20.58%) T-SQL
4 135 (18.78%) Java
5 90 (12.52%) VB.NET
6 60 (8.34%) PHP
7 49 (6.82%) VB
8 37 (5.15%) PL/SQL
8 37 (5.15%) Perl
9 34 (4.73%) VBA
10 33 (4.59%) VB6
11 17 (2.36%) JCL
12 15 (2.09%) Python
13 13 (1.81%) C++
14 12 (1.67%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.39%) X++
15 10 (1.39%) C
16 9 (1.25%) COBOL
17 7 (0.97%) PHP5
18 5 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (11.54%) Degree
2 56 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (2.23%) MCP
7 11 (1.53%) MCTS
8 10 (1.39%) MCAD
8 10 (1.39%) MCSD
9 8 (1.11%) OSCP
9 8 (1.11%) OSCE
9 8 (1.11%) CISSP
10 7 (0.97%) MCSE
11 6 (0.83%) MCSA
12 4 (0.56%) MCITP
13 2 (0.28%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.28%) ISEB
14 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.50%) QA
2 15 (2.09%) SLA
3 5 (0.70%) HL7
4 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) BS7666
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.14%) EMIR
6 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 66 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.89%) Hyper-V
3 24 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (1.11%) vSphere
5 8 (1.11%) Terminal Services
6 7 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.56%) XenApp
8 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.42%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.28%) Docker
10 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 20 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 11 (1.53%) SCCM
3 10 (1.39%) Nagios
4 8 (1.11%) SCOM
5 6 (0.83%) Netcool
5 6 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.70%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.28%) Opsview
9 2 (0.28%) Puppet
9 2 (0.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.14%) Foglight
10 1 (0.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 249 (34.63%) Microsoft
2 135 (18.78%) Oracle
3 54 (7.51%) VMware
4 25 (3.48%) IBM
4 25 (3.48%) Apple
5 20 (2.78%) NetApp
6 18 (2.50%) HP
7 16 (2.23%) Citrix
7 16 (2.23%) SAP
8 13 (1.81%) EMC
8 13 (1.81%) 3PAR
9 11 (1.53%) Adobe
9 11 (1.53%) Sybase
10 10 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
10 10 (1.39%) Cisco
11 8 (1.11%) Dell
12 7 (0.97%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.97%) SonicWALL
13 6 (0.83%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.83%) Cognos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £37846.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits (Depending on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago