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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 433 408 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.64% 19.25% 14.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.25% 41.93% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 352 374 227
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,850 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
957 973 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.20% 45.92% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 835 897 640
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 1 October 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 308 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 264 (33.12%) .NET
3 257 (32.25%) C#
4 219 (27.48%) Microsoft
5 200 (25.09%) Windows
6 190 (23.84%) Finance
7 183 (22.96%) Oracle
8 170 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
9 162 (20.33%) HTML
9 162 (20.33%) UNIX
10 137 (17.19%) ASP.NET
11 132 (16.56%) CSS
11 132 (16.56%) JavaScript
12 123 (15.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 113 (14.18%) Degree
14 109 (13.68%) MS Excel
15 107 (13.43%) PL/SQL
16 99 (12.42%) jQuery
17 97 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
18 93 (11.67%) Java
19 88 (11.04%) VB.NET
20 84 (10.54%) T-SQL
21 81 (10.16%) Web Services
22 78 (9.79%) XML
23 76 (9.54%) OO
23 76 (9.54%) SharePoint
23 76 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
24 70 (8.78%) .NET Framework
25 68 (8.53%) CRM
26 67 (8.41%) MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (9.54%) SharePoint
2 40 (5.02%) IIS
3 31 (3.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 22 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (2.63%) Apache
5 21 (2.63%) MS Exchange
6 16 (2.01%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (1.38%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.13%) SAS
10 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.50%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.50%) CICS
12 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 109 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 48 (6.02%) MS Office
3 9 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.63%) SPSS
5 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (5.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (4.89%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (4.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (2.51%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 16 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (1.00%) Cognos TM1
8 7 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.50%) assyst
11 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
12 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.25%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.01%) Taleo
3 15 (1.88%) SaaS
4 9 (1.13%) Office 365
5 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.89%) SAN
2 21 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.51%) Firewall
4 15 (1.88%) Internet
5 11 (1.38%) WAN
6 10 (1.25%) LAN
7 9 (1.13%) VPN
8 8 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (0.88%) DNS
9 7 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (0.75%) DHCP
11 5 (0.63%) HTTP
12 4 (0.50%) VLAN
13 3 (0.38%) VoIP
13 3 (0.38%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.38%) SSL
13 3 (0.38%) IPv4
13 3 (0.38%) MPLS
13 3 (0.38%) IPsec
13 3 (0.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 123 (15.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 76 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 63 (7.90%) Oracle Database
5 62 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (6.15%) Relational Database
7 44 (5.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 37 (4.64%) Crystal Reports
9 35 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 28 (3.51%) RDBMS
12 28 (3.51%) MySQL
13 24 (3.01%) MS Access
14 20 (2.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 20 (2.51%) Oracle Discoverer
15 19 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
16 17 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (2.01%) Data Mart
17 16 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 66 (8.28%) Visual Studio
2 52 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.14%) Toad
4 24 (3.01%) Subversion
5 20 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (1.88%) ReSharper
7 7 (0.88%) ERwin
7 7 (0.88%) Selenium
8 6 (0.75%) ProC
9 5 (0.63%) NUnit
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.50%) 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%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.38%) Hudson
12 2 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
General
1 190 (23.84%) Finance
2 36 (4.52%) Banking
3 32 (4.02%) Legal
4 23 (2.89%) Investment Banking
4 23 (2.89%) Financial Institution
5 22 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.26%) Law
7 15 (1.88%) Front Office
7 15 (1.88%) Retail
8 11 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.13%) Advertising
10 7 (0.88%) Automotive
10 7 (0.88%) Back Office
10 7 (0.88%) Marketing
11 4 (0.50%) French Language
11 4 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 361 (45.29%) Developer
2 176 (22.08%) Analyst
3 100 (12.55%) Applications Support
4 96 (12.05%) .NET Developer
5 72 (9.03%) Support Analyst
6 62 (7.78%) Software Developer
6 62 (7.78%) Consultant
7 54 (6.78%) C# Developer
8 50 (6.27%) SQL Developer
9 44 (5.52%) Web Developer
9 44 (5.52%) Senior Developer
10 43 (5.40%) Applications Support Analyst
11 33 (4.14%) DBA
12 30 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
13 29 (3.64%) Applications Developer
14 27 (3.39%) CRM Developer
15 24 (3.01%) Team Leader
15 24 (3.01%) Oracle Consultant
16 23 (2.89%) Oracle Developer
16 23 (2.89%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (33.12%) .NET
2 162 (20.33%) HTML
3 137 (17.19%) ASP.NET
4 132 (16.56%) CSS
5 99 (12.42%) jQuery
6 81 (10.16%) Web Services
7 78 (9.79%) XML
8 70 (8.78%) .NET Framework
9 54 (6.78%) Ajax
10 53 (6.65%) HTML5
11 50 (6.27%) WCF
12 34 (4.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 32 (4.02%) KnockoutJS
14 31 (3.89%) JSON
15 30 (3.76%) LINQ
16 29 (3.64%) WinForms
17 26 (3.26%) CSS3
18 24 (3.01%) WPF
19 22 (2.76%) J2EE
20 21 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.90%) Computer Science
3 34 (4.27%) Equities
4 21 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 19 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.26%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.13%) Wiki
7 17 (2.13%) Derivative
8 16 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 16 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (1.88%) Open Source
10 13 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.51%) Clustering
12 11 (1.38%) Mainframe
12 11 (1.38%) Data Integration
12 11 (1.38%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.25%) FlexPod
13 10 (1.25%) Fixed Income
14 9 (1.13%) User Experience
14 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 200 (25.09%) Windows
2 162 (20.33%) UNIX
3 39 (4.89%) Linux
4 29 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.38%) Windows 8
6 18 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.01%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.63%) Android
9 12 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.51%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.00%) AIX
12 7 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.75%) Solaris
14 4 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.50%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.13%) HPUX
16 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (9.54%) OO
3 68 (8.53%) CRM
4 67 (8.41%) MVC
5 66 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (7.90%) Workflow
7 57 (7.15%) ITIL
8 50 (6.27%) Project Management
9 45 (5.65%) OOP
10 43 (5.40%) Scrum
10 43 (5.40%) TDD
11 42 (5.27%) ERP
12 37 (4.64%) Web Development
13 34 (4.27%) Software Engineering
13 34 (4.27%) Unit Testing
14 33 (4.14%) BDD
15 32 (4.02%) Data Modelling
15 32 (4.02%) ETL
15 32 (4.02%) Data Analysis
15 32 (4.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 257 (32.25%) C#
2 132 (16.56%) JavaScript
3 107 (13.43%) PL/SQL
4 93 (11.67%) Java
5 88 (11.04%) VB.NET
6 84 (10.54%) T-SQL
7 53 (6.65%) VB
8 47 (5.90%) Shell Script
9 33 (4.14%) Perl
10 31 (3.89%) C++
11 28 (3.51%) C
12 26 (3.26%) Python
13 24 (3.01%) PHP
13 24 (3.01%) VBA
13 24 (3.01%) VB6
14 18 (2.26%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.88%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.50%) XPath
16 4 (0.50%) JCL
16 4 (0.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 113 (14.18%) Degree
2 42 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.76%) MCSD
6 14 (1.76%) MCP
6 14 (1.76%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (1.63%) OCP
8 9 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.13%) ISEB
8 9 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (0.88%) MCSE
9 7 (0.88%) MCAD
9 7 (0.88%) MCTS
9 7 (0.88%) NCDA
9 7 (0.88%) NCIE
9 7 (0.88%) VCAP
9 7 (0.88%) VTSP
9 7 (0.88%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.64%) SLA
2 19 (2.38%) QA
3 7 (0.88%) Basel II
3 7 (0.88%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.26%) vSphere
4 16 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (1.51%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.00%) XenApp
7 6 (0.75%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.13%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (0.75%) Legato
2 4 (0.50%) CA Endevor
2 4 (0.50%) Nagios
3 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.38%) Netcool
3 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.25%) SCOM
4 2 (0.25%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.25%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Nessus
5 1 (0.13%) SCCM
5 1 (0.13%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 219 (27.48%) Microsoft
2 183 (22.96%) Oracle
3 48 (6.02%) VMware
4 34 (4.27%) Cisco
5 33 (4.14%) Business Objects
6 29 (3.64%) Citrix
7 20 (2.51%) NetApp
8 15 (1.88%) IBM
9 14 (1.76%) HP
10 13 (1.63%) Informatica
11 12 (1.51%) Zend
11 12 (1.51%) JBoss
11 12 (1.51%) Sybase
12 11 (1.38%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.38%) SonicWALL
13 10 (1.25%) DevExpress
13 10 (1.25%) Cognos
14 8 (1.00%) EMC
14 8 (1.00%) Symantec
15 7 (0.88%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Co-operative Web
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum £30K
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £27,000 per annum plus bonus paid on projects
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atkins
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago