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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 431 425 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.62% 20.02% 15.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.66% 43.28% 35.03%
Number of salaries quoted 348 390 243
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,150 £52,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
965 982 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.68% 46.26% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 836 907 663
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 305 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 264 (33.29%) .NET
3 260 (32.79%) C#
4 222 (27.99%) Microsoft
5 196 (24.72%) Windows
6 187 (23.58%) Finance
7 182 (22.95%) Oracle
8 164 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
9 159 (20.05%) HTML
10 148 (18.66%) UNIX
11 139 (17.53%) ASP.NET
12 131 (16.52%) CSS
13 130 (16.39%) JavaScript
14 122 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 113 (14.25%) MS Excel
16 110 (13.87%) Degree
17 105 (13.24%) PL/SQL
18 103 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
19 98 (12.36%) jQuery
20 93 (11.73%) Java
21 89 (11.22%) T-SQL
22 88 (11.10%) VB.NET
23 84 (10.59%) Web Services
24 80 (10.09%) XML
25 76 (9.58%) OO
26 72 (9.08%) SharePoint
26 72 (9.08%) SQL Server 2008
27 69 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
27 69 (8.70%) .NET Framework
28 66 (8.32%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 72 (9.08%) SharePoint
2 40 (5.04%) IIS
3 32 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 23 (2.90%) MS Exchange
5 19 (2.40%) Apache
6 17 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (1.77%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.39%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (1.01%) SAS
12 6 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.50%) Sitefinity
13 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.50%) CICS
14 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 113 (14.25%) MS Excel
2 52 (6.56%) MS Office
3 8 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.50%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.50%) SPSS
5 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 39 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (4.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (2.52%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 16 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
6 10 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.50%) assyst
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.25%) Exchequer
11 2 (0.25%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.02%) Taleo
1 16 (2.02%) SaaS
2 14 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.63%) Office 365
4 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.03%) SAN
2 22 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.52%) Firewall
4 15 (1.89%) Internet
5 9 (1.13%) WAN
5 9 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.88%) LAN
8 6 (0.76%) VPN
9 5 (0.63%) VLAN
10 4 (0.50%) MPLS
10 4 (0.50%) DNS
10 4 (0.50%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.50%) HTTP
11 3 (0.38%) VoIP
11 3 (0.38%) DHCP
11 3 (0.38%) Wireless
11 3 (0.38%) IPsec
11 3 (0.38%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.38%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 122 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (9.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 65 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (7.82%) Oracle Database
6 48 (6.05%) Relational Database
7 43 (5.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 37 (4.67%) Crystal Reports
9 36 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (3.53%) RDBMS
12 27 (3.40%) MySQL
12 27 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (3.28%) MS Access
14 20 (2.52%) Oracle Discoverer
14 20 (2.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 19 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
16 17 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (2.02%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 66 (8.32%) Visual Studio
2 51 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.15%) Toad
3 25 (3.15%) Subversion
4 20 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (1.64%) ReSharper
6 8 (1.01%) Selenium
7 7 (0.88%) ERwin
8 6 (0.76%) ProC
9 5 (0.63%) NUnit
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.63%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.50%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.50%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.38%) PVCS
11 3 (0.38%) Hudson
12 2 (0.25%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 187 (23.58%) Finance
2 34 (4.29%) Legal
3 33 (4.16%) Banking
4 22 (2.77%) Financial Institution
5 21 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.40%) Law
6 19 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.14%) Retail
9 14 (1.77%) Front Office
10 11 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.26%) Advertising
12 8 (1.01%) Automotive
13 7 (0.88%) Marketing
14 5 (0.63%) French Language
14 5 (0.63%) Back Office
15 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.13%) Publishing
17 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 358 (45.15%) Developer
2 177 (22.32%) Analyst
3 100 (12.61%) .NET Developer
4 93 (11.73%) Applications Support
5 68 (8.58%) Consultant
5 68 (8.58%) Support Analyst
6 62 (7.82%) Software Developer
7 58 (7.31%) C# Developer
8 48 (6.05%) SQL Developer
9 44 (5.55%) Senior Developer
10 43 (5.42%) Web Developer
11 40 (5.04%) Applications Support Analyst
12 33 (4.16%) DBA
13 31 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 29 (3.66%) Applications Developer
15 26 (3.28%) CRM Developer
16 24 (3.03%) Programmer
16 24 (3.03%) Team Leader
16 24 (3.03%) Oracle Consultant
17 23 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (33.29%) .NET
2 159 (20.05%) HTML
3 139 (17.53%) ASP.NET
4 131 (16.52%) CSS
5 98 (12.36%) jQuery
6 84 (10.59%) Web Services
7 80 (10.09%) XML
8 69 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 52 (6.56%) HTML5
10 51 (6.43%) WCF
10 51 (6.43%) Ajax
11 32 (4.04%) WinForms
11 32 (4.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 30 (3.78%) KnockoutJS
13 29 (3.66%) LINQ
13 29 (3.66%) JSON
14 27 (3.40%) CSS3
15 24 (3.03%) WPF
16 21 (2.65%) XSLT
17 20 (2.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.78%) Equities
4 22 (2.77%) Mathematics
5 20 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.02%) Open Source
7 16 (2.02%) Wiki
8 14 (1.77%) Derivative
8 14 (1.77%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.64%) Clustering
10 12 (1.51%) Credit Risk
11 11 (1.39%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.39%) Replication
11 11 (1.39%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.39%) FlexPod
12 9 (1.13%) User Experience
13 8 (1.01%) Data Extraction
14 7 (0.88%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 196 (24.72%) Windows
2 148 (18.66%) UNIX
3 38 (4.79%) Linux
4 35 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (2.40%) Windows 8
7 17 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.89%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.77%) Android
10 12 (1.51%) Ubuntu
11 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (1.01%) AIX
13 6 (0.76%) Solaris
13 6 (0.76%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (9.58%) OO
3 69 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 64 (8.07%) MVC
4 64 (8.07%) Workflow
5 62 (7.82%) CRM
6 53 (6.68%) ITIL
7 51 (6.43%) Project Management
8 46 (5.80%) OOP
9 42 (5.30%) ERP
10 41 (5.17%) TDD
10 41 (5.17%) Scrum
11 40 (5.04%) Web Development
12 36 (4.54%) Data Modelling
13 35 (4.41%) Software Engineering
14 34 (4.29%) ETL
15 33 (4.16%) Unit Testing
16 32 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
16 32 (4.04%) OOD
17 31 (3.91%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 260 (32.79%) C#
2 130 (16.39%) JavaScript
3 105 (13.24%) PL/SQL
4 93 (11.73%) Java
5 89 (11.22%) T-SQL
6 88 (11.10%) VB.NET
7 57 (7.19%) VB
8 42 (5.30%) Shell Script
9 34 (4.29%) C++
10 30 (3.78%) Perl
11 29 (3.66%) C
12 26 (3.28%) VBA
13 25 (3.15%) Python
13 25 (3.15%) VB6
14 24 (3.03%) PHP
15 17 (2.14%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.88%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.50%) XPath
17 4 (0.50%) JCL
17 4 (0.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 110 (13.87%) Degree
2 43 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (3.78%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
5 14 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.64%) OCP
7 12 (1.51%) MCSD
8 11 (1.39%) ISEB
9 10 (1.26%) MCP
9 10 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.13%) MCSE
11 8 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.01%) VCDX
11 8 (1.01%) NCDA
11 8 (1.01%) NCIE
11 8 (1.01%) VCAP
11 8 (1.01%) VTSP
12 6 (0.76%) MCITP
13 3 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.40%) SLA
2 21 (2.65%) QA
3 9 (1.13%) Basel II
3 9 (1.13%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.40%) vSphere
4 15 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.26%) XenApp
7 7 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.13%) Nmap
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.76%) Legato
2 4 (0.50%) CA Endevor
2 4 (0.50%) Nagios
3 3 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.38%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.38%) Netcool
3 3 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.38%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.25%) SCOM
4 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.13%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.13%) SCCM
5 1 (0.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 222 (27.99%) Microsoft
2 182 (22.95%) Oracle
3 47 (5.93%) VMware
4 35 (4.41%) Cisco
5 34 (4.29%) Business Objects
6 32 (4.04%) Citrix
7 22 (2.77%) NetApp
8 17 (2.14%) IBM
9 15 (1.89%) HP
10 13 (1.64%) Informatica
11 12 (1.51%) JBoss
11 12 (1.51%) Cognos
11 12 (1.51%) Zend
12 11 (1.39%) Sybase
12 11 (1.39%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.26%) SonicWALL
13 10 (1.26%) DevExpress
14 9 (1.13%) Symantec
15 8 (1.01%) Apple
15 8 (1.01%) EMC
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Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + part-time hours
Posted: 3 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health Care
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life & Health
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £1.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Crimson Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £17,000 to £27,000 per annum plus bonus paid on projects
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 30-40k plus benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum with Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago