The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 314 363 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.70% 19.12% 22.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.32% 46.12% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 274 338 404
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
760 787 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.43% 41.44% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 682 695 725
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL.

1 276 (38.28%) SQL Server
2 259 (35.92%) .NET
3 236 (32.73%) C#
4 218 (30.24%) JavaScript
5 214 (29.68%) Microsoft
6 202 (28.02%) HTML
7 189 (26.21%) ASP.NET
8 175 (24.27%) Finance
9 152 (21.08%) MS Excel
10 148 (20.53%) CSS
11 134 (18.59%) MVC
12 125 (17.34%) Windows
12 125 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
13 122 (16.92%) Oracle
14 107 (14.84%) VMware
15 105 (14.56%) Degree
16 100 (13.87%) VB.NET
16 100 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 93 (12.90%) Java
18 91 (12.62%) jQuery
19 88 (12.21%) T-SQL
20 85 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
21 81 (11.23%) Linux
22 74 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
23 72 (9.99%) Relational Database
23 72 (9.99%) XML
24 70 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 69 (9.57%) Windows Server
26 67 (9.29%) Web Development
26 67 (9.29%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (6.38%) IIS
2 30 (4.16%) JBoss
3 26 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 22 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.77%) MS Exchange
5 20 (2.77%) SAS
5 20 (2.77%) Skype for Business
5 20 (2.77%) WebLogic
6 15 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (1.80%) CMS
7 13 (1.80%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.97%) Apache
11 6 (0.83%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.42%) WordPress
14 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.28%) Mule
Applications
1 152 (21.08%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.61%) MS Office
3 10 (1.39%) SPSS
4 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) Blender
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (0.83%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.83%) Shopify
3 5 (0.69%) Magento
4 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.42%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.42%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.28%) JDE World
6 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 74 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (4.02%) IaaS
3 29 (4.02%) PaaS
4 24 (3.33%) Office 365
5 14 (1.94%) GitHub
6 6 (0.83%) SaaS
7 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.24%) SSL
2 40 (5.55%) DNS
3 33 (4.58%) Firewall
4 32 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.77%) DHCP
6 13 (1.80%) HTTP
6 13 (1.80%) LAN
7 11 (1.53%) WAN
8 10 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (1.39%) SAN
9 9 (1.25%) IPv4
10 7 (0.97%) Internet
10 7 (0.97%) SNMP
10 7 (0.97%) VPN
11 5 (0.69%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.55%) Wireless
13 2 (0.28%) IPsec
13 2 (0.28%) IPv6
14 1 (0.14%) FTP
14 1 (0.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (38.28%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.99%) Relational Database
3 70 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (8.60%) MySQL
5 52 (7.21%) DB2
6 50 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (4.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (3.05%) SQL Server 2014
12 19 (2.64%) NoSQL
13 18 (2.50%) MongoDB
14 16 (2.22%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.53%) MS Access
15 11 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (1.39%) Big Data
17 9 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 67 (9.29%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (3.19%) Selenium
4 22 (3.05%) JIRA
5 20 (2.77%) Git (software)
6 18 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (2.22%) WebDriver
8 13 (1.80%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.39%) Subversion
10 9 (1.25%) JUnit
11 8 (1.11%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.97%) MSBuild
12 7 (0.97%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.83%) Maven
13 6 (0.83%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.83%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.83%) Travis CI
14 5 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 175 (24.27%) Finance
2 60 (8.32%) Retail
3 55 (7.63%) Banking
4 51 (7.07%) Publishing
5 25 (3.47%) Legal
6 24 (3.33%) Automotive
7 20 (2.77%) Games
8 19 (2.64%) Telecoms
9 18 (2.50%) Marketing
10 15 (2.08%) Law
11 13 (1.80%) Retail Banking
12 12 (1.66%) Manufacturing
13 11 (1.53%) Investment Banking
14 8 (1.11%) Advertising
14 8 (1.11%) International Banking
15 5 (0.69%) Electronics
16 4 (0.55%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
18 2 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 277 (38.42%) Developer
2 148 (20.53%) .NET Developer
3 142 (19.69%) Analyst
4 89 (12.34%) C# Developer
5 84 (11.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (8.18%) Senior Developer
7 54 (7.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 51 (7.07%) SQL Developer
9 43 (5.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 40 (5.55%) Consultant
11 37 (5.13%) Architect
12 34 (4.72%) Software Developer
13 32 (4.44%) Data Analyst
13 32 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 32 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
14 30 (4.16%) Business Analyst
14 30 (4.16%) Tester
15 28 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
16 27 (3.74%) Junior
17 26 (3.61%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (35.92%) .NET
2 202 (28.02%) HTML
3 189 (26.21%) ASP.NET
4 148 (20.53%) CSS
5 91 (12.62%) jQuery
6 72 (9.99%) XML
7 65 (9.02%) Web Services
8 56 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (7.49%) .NET Framework
10 37 (5.13%) HTML5
11 34 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (4.72%) REST
12 33 (4.58%) AngularJS
13 32 (4.44%) Ajax
13 32 (4.44%) Entity Framework
14 28 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 27 (3.74%) WCF
16 26 (3.61%) J2EE
16 26 (3.61%) Java EE
17 25 (3.47%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.15%) Data Centre
2 62 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (8.04%) Computer Science
4 51 (7.07%) CMDB
5 26 (3.61%) iPad
6 24 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.77%) Statistics
8 12 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (1.66%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.53%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.53%) User Experience
10 10 (1.39%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.11%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.11%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.97%) Clustering
13 6 (0.83%) Fintech
13 6 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 125 (17.34%) Windows
2 81 (11.23%) Linux
3 69 (9.57%) Windows Server
4 41 (5.69%) Unix
5 37 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.66%) Android
7 12 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.11%) AIX
9 8 (1.11%) Solaris
10 4 (0.55%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) HPUX
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (18.59%) MVC
2 125 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
4 67 (9.29%) Web Development
5 65 (9.02%) Software Engineering
6 59 (8.18%) CRM
7 58 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 57 (7.91%) Presales
8 57 (7.91%) Service Delivery
9 56 (7.77%) Line Management
10 55 (7.63%) SDLC
11 50 (6.93%) Scrum
12 48 (6.66%) ITIL
12 48 (6.66%) Project Management
13 47 (6.52%) TDD
14 45 (6.24%) E-Commerce
15 44 (6.10%) Business Analysis
16 40 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (5.13%) Service Management
18 36 (4.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 236 (32.73%) C#
2 218 (30.24%) JavaScript
3 100 (13.87%) VB.NET
4 93 (12.90%) Java
5 88 (12.21%) T-SQL
6 26 (3.61%) PHP
7 25 (3.47%) PL/SQL
8 24 (3.33%) VBA
9 20 (2.77%) Python
10 17 (2.36%) C
11 13 (1.80%) C++
11 13 (1.80%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.80%) Ruby
12 11 (1.53%) VB
13 10 (1.39%) R
14 8 (1.11%) Perl
15 7 (0.97%) ES6
16 5 (0.69%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.55%) Go
17 4 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 105 (14.56%) Degree
2 45 (6.24%) ISEB
3 41 (5.69%) Security Cleared
4 29 (4.02%) PMI Certification
4 29 (4.02%) PMP
5 24 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 22 (3.05%) LPIC
7 12 (1.66%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.53%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.97%) MCAD
10 7 (0.97%) MCP
10 7 (0.97%) MCSD
10 7 (0.97%) MCTS
11 6 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.83%) MCSA
11 6 (0.83%) MCSE
12 4 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.18%) QA
2 22 (3.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.97%) SLA
5 5 (0.69%) SDET
6 3 (0.42%) DICOM
6 3 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 100 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 30 (4.16%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (3.05%) Firmware
5 20 (2.77%) VMware Workstation
6 17 (2.36%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.66%) Terminal Services
8 10 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (1.25%) Docker
9 9 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (1.25%) vSphere
10 8 (1.11%) XenApp
11 4 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.55%) NFS
12 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.28%) HDFS
13 2 (0.28%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (5.69%) SCCM
2 32 (4.44%) SCVMM
3 29 (4.02%) SCOM
4 22 (3.05%) Backup Exec
4 22 (3.05%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.97%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.55%) Ansible
6 4 (0.55%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.14%) Oozie
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
8 1 (0.14%) Salt
8 1 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 214 (29.68%) Microsoft
2 122 (16.92%) Oracle
3 107 (14.84%) VMware
4 67 (9.29%) Citrix
5 58 (8.04%) NetApp
6 56 (7.77%) IBM
7 54 (7.49%) Cisco
8 49 (6.80%) EMC
8 49 (6.80%) HP
9 38 (5.27%) CheckPoint
10 31 (4.30%) Red Hat
11 29 (4.02%) BMC
11 29 (4.02%) Juniper
12 21 (2.91%) Cognos
13 20 (2.77%) 3PAR
14 17 (2.36%) SAP
15 12 (1.66%) SolarWinds
16 11 (1.53%) Dell
17 10 (1.39%) Sybase
18 9 (1.25%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Parking
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum 25 days holiday, training workshops and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !!!!
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Mereway Group of Companies
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package (shift allowance, bonuses etc)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago