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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 313 324 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.68% 17.78% 18.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.82% 44.69% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 285 289 261
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
786 725 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.41% 39.79% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 693 641 667
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 303 (42.92%) .NET
2 273 (38.67%) C#
3 256 (36.26%) Microsoft
4 252 (35.69%) SQL Server
5 227 (32.15%) HTML
6 200 (28.33%) JavaScript
7 183 (25.92%) CSS
8 169 (23.94%) ASP.NET
9 161 (22.80%) Windows
10 140 (19.83%) MS Excel
11 127 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
12 122 (17.28%) Finance
13 116 (16.43%) jQuery
14 115 (16.29%) MVC
15 114 (16.15%) T-SQL
16 112 (15.86%) XML
17 109 (15.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 107 (15.16%) Oracle
19 104 (14.73%) VB.NET
20 103 (14.59%) .NET Framework
21 102 (14.45%) Java
22 87 (12.32%) Visual Studio
23 83 (11.76%) Relational Database
24 81 (11.47%) SQL Server 2008
25 80 (11.33%) UNIX
26 79 (11.19%) Degree
27 77 (10.91%) Linux
27 77 (10.91%) Active Directory
28 74 (10.48%) OO
29 73 (10.34%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (6.37%) IIS
1 45 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.25%) WebSphere
2 30 (4.25%) Umbraco
2 30 (4.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 29 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 29 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 24 (3.40%) MS Exchange
5 20 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (2.55%) JBoss
7 16 (2.27%) Lync
7 16 (2.27%) Tomcat
8 15 (2.12%) MQSeries
8 15 (2.12%) CICS
9 14 (1.98%) Apache
10 12 (1.70%) CMS
11 10 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.99%) SAS
13 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 140 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 44 (6.23%) MS Office
3 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.99%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.85%) MS Project
5 6 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 44 (6.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.70%) Magento
3 11 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.85%) assyst
6 5 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.41%) Office 365
3 6 (0.85%) SaaS
4 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.39%) Firewall
2 26 (3.68%) LAN
3 25 (3.54%) WAN
3 25 (3.54%) TCP/IP
4 22 (3.12%) SAN
5 15 (2.12%) Internet
6 14 (1.98%) SSL
7 8 (1.13%) NAS
7 8 (1.13%) VPN
8 6 (0.85%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.85%) DNS
9 5 (0.71%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.71%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.42%) IPsec
11 3 (0.42%) VoIP
11 3 (0.42%) IPv4
11 3 (0.42%) Network Security
12 2 (0.28%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (35.69%) SQL Server
2 109 (15.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 83 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 81 (11.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (6.52%) MySQL
7 40 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (5.52%) Crystal Reports
8 39 (5.52%) RDBMS
9 34 (4.82%) DB2
10 29 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (2.55%) MS Access
14 12 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
15 9 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database
16 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
17 7 (0.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 87 (12.32%) Visual Studio
2 32 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (2.83%) Subversion
4 11 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (1.13%) ReSharper
7 6 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.71%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.57%) Toad
9 4 (0.57%) JUnit
10 3 (0.42%) MorphX
10 3 (0.42%) JIRA
10 3 (0.42%) NUnit
10 3 (0.42%) Hudson
10 3 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.28%) MSTest
11 2 (0.28%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.28%) CruiseControl
General
1 122 (17.28%) Finance
2 35 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.25%) Retail
4 20 (2.83%) Marketing
5 16 (2.27%) Banking
6 14 (1.98%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.84%) Games
7 13 (1.84%) Automotive
8 12 (1.70%) Advertising
9 8 (1.13%) Back Office
9 8 (1.13%) Legal
9 8 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.85%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 347 (49.15%) Developer
2 128 (18.13%) .NET Developer
3 111 (15.72%) Analyst
4 85 (12.04%) Software Developer
5 71 (10.06%) C# Developer
6 69 (9.77%) Consultant
7 59 (8.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (5.52%) Senior Developer
9 36 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
10 35 (4.96%) Web Developer
11 34 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (4.53%) Applications Support
13 29 (4.11%) PHP Developer
13 29 (4.11%) Support Analyst
14 28 (3.97%) Business Analyst
15 27 (3.82%) Technical Consultant
16 21 (2.97%) C# Web Developer
16 21 (2.97%) .NET Web Developer
16 21 (2.97%) Senior .NET Developer
17 20 (2.83%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (42.92%) .NET
2 227 (32.15%) HTML
3 183 (25.92%) CSS
4 169 (23.94%) ASP.NET
5 116 (16.43%) jQuery
6 112 (15.86%) XML
7 103 (14.59%) .NET Framework
8 73 (10.34%) Web Services
8 73 (10.34%) HTML5
9 60 (8.50%) WCF
10 57 (8.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (5.10%) Ajax
12 35 (4.96%) Entity Framework
13 30 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 27 (3.82%) WPF
15 24 (3.40%) KnockoutJS
16 23 (3.26%) JSON
17 21 (2.97%) LINQ
17 21 (2.97%) CSS3
18 19 (2.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 15 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.99%) Clustering
8 7 (0.99%) Open Source
9 6 (0.85%) iSeries
9 6 (0.85%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.71%) Replication
11 4 (0.57%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.57%) NHS
12 3 (0.42%) VAX
12 3 (0.42%) Statistics
12 3 (0.42%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.42%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 161 (22.80%) Windows
2 80 (11.33%) UNIX
3 77 (10.91%) Linux
4 34 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (2.55%) Solaris
6 15 (2.12%) AIX
6 15 (2.12%) MVS
7 12 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.13%) Android
9 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.99%) CentOS
10 6 (0.85%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.28%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.14%) OS/390
14 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (16.29%) MVC
3 74 (10.48%) OO
4 72 (10.20%) TDD
5 60 (8.50%) CRM
6 57 (8.07%) Project Management
6 57 (8.07%) Software Engineering
7 55 (7.79%) ITIL
8 47 (6.66%) SOA
9 38 (5.38%) Scrum
9 38 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (4.25%) Data Management
12 29 (4.11%) Configuration Management
13 28 (3.97%) Business Analysis
14 27 (3.82%) E-Commerce
14 27 (3.82%) Web Application Development
14 27 (3.82%) Mobile Development
15 26 (3.68%) Web Development
16 25 (3.54%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 273 (38.67%) C#
2 200 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 114 (16.15%) T-SQL
4 104 (14.73%) VB.NET
5 102 (14.45%) Java
6 60 (8.50%) PHP
7 56 (7.93%) VB
8 35 (4.96%) VB6
9 29 (4.11%) Perl
10 26 (3.68%) VBA
11 23 (3.26%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.12%) JCL
13 14 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.84%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.56%) Python
16 10 (1.42%) C
16 10 (1.42%) C++
17 7 (0.99%) COBOL
18 6 (0.85%) X++
19 4 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (11.19%) Degree
2 45 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (3.40%) MCP
4 21 (2.97%) MCTS
5 18 (2.55%) MCAD
5 18 (2.55%) MCSD
6 16 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.27%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.56%) MCSE
8 8 (1.13%) MCSA
8 8 (1.13%) MCITP
9 7 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.71%) CISSP
11 5 (0.71%) OSCP
11 5 (0.71%) OSCE
12 2 (0.28%) HND
12 2 (0.28%) ECDL
12 2 (0.28%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.27%) QA
2 13 (1.84%) SLA
3 4 (0.57%) HL7
3 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 38 (5.38%) Hyper-V
3 32 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (0.85%) vSphere
5 6 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.71%) XenApp
7 4 (0.57%) Docker
7 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.28%) XenServer
9 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (2.41%) Tivoli
2 12 (1.70%) Nagios
3 5 (0.71%) Puppet
4 4 (0.57%) SCCM
4 4 (0.57%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.42%) Netcool
5 3 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.28%) Opsview
6 2 (0.28%) Ansible
6 2 (0.28%) Control-M
6 2 (0.28%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.28%) Foglight
6 2 (0.28%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 256 (36.26%) Microsoft
2 107 (15.16%) Oracle
3 65 (9.21%) VMware
4 22 (3.12%) IBM
5 20 (2.83%) Citrix
6 19 (2.69%) Adobe
7 16 (2.27%) Business Objects
8 14 (1.98%) NetApp
8 14 (1.98%) Cisco
9 10 (1.42%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.13%) DevExpress
10 8 (1.13%) 3PAR
10 8 (1.13%) HP
10 8 (1.13%) SAP
10 8 (1.13%) EMC
10 8 (1.13%) Altova
11 7 (0.99%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.85%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.85%) Tableau
13 5 (0.71%) Red Hat
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance, 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson Limited
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 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)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago