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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 355 403 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.64% 22.63% 22.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.11% 52.41% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 336 391 296
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
787 769 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.12% 43.18% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 702 720 632
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 289 (38.53%) .NET
2 288 (38.40%) SQL Server
3 258 (34.40%) C#
4 234 (31.20%) Microsoft
5 202 (26.93%) JavaScript
6 193 (25.73%) HTML
7 160 (21.33%) CSS
8 157 (20.93%) ASP.NET
9 155 (20.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 151 (20.13%) Finance
11 141 (18.80%) jQuery
12 139 (18.53%) MVC
13 137 (18.27%) Java
14 127 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
15 125 (16.67%) Windows
16 113 (15.07%) T-SQL
17 111 (14.80%) MS Excel
18 104 (13.87%) Oracle
19 103 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 101 (13.47%) XML
21 100 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
22 90 (12.00%) HTML5
23 87 (11.60%) SQL Server 2008
24 81 (10.80%) .NET Framework
25 76 (10.13%) Web Services
26 75 (10.00%) Visual Studio
27 74 (9.87%) Web Development
28 73 (9.73%) Linux
29 70 (9.33%) OO
30 67 (8.93%) Degree

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (6.00%) IIS
2 38 (5.07%) SAS
3 32 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.67%) Apache
4 20 (2.67%) Umbraco
5 18 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (2.00%) Lync
7 13 (1.73%) CMS
7 13 (1.73%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (1.47%) Oracle UPK
10 10 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.20%) JBoss
12 7 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.93%) WordPress
13 6 (0.80%) nginx
13 6 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 111 (14.80%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.93%) MS Office
3 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.40%) SPSS
5 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
1 19 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 18 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (1.87%) Dynamics GP
5 12 (1.60%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.93%) HFM
6 7 (0.93%) Oracle FAH
7 6 (0.80%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.80%) SAP SM
8 5 (0.67%) Magento
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.67%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.53%) FRx
9 4 (0.53%) Lawson
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.33%) SaaS
3 9 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.20%) Office 365
4 5 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.67%) CloudFront
5 3 (0.40%) PaaS
6 2 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.27%) Heroku
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Force.com
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.67%) SAN
2 18 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.27%) Firewall
3 17 (2.27%) Kerberos
4 16 (2.13%) Network Security
5 13 (1.73%) Internet
6 12 (1.60%) DNS
7 10 (1.33%) DHCP
8 9 (1.20%) HTTP
9 8 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (0.93%) IPsec
10 7 (0.93%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.80%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (0.80%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.80%) IPv4
11 6 (0.80%) WebEx
12 4 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.53%) LAN
12 4 (0.53%) VoIP
12 4 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (38.40%) SQL Server
2 155 (20.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 103 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 87 (11.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 65 (8.67%) Relational Database
6 60 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 58 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (5.73%) MySQL
10 37 (4.93%) RDBMS
11 34 (4.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
12 22 (2.93%) OLAP
13 20 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (2.53%) Oracle Database
14 19 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (2.27%) QlikView
16 15 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 14 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
18 13 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 75 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 43 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.20%) JUnit
4 20 (2.67%) HP UFT
5 19 (2.53%) Eclipse
6 16 (2.13%) Subversion
7 15 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 15 (2.00%) ReSharper
7 15 (2.00%) Selenium
8 13 (1.73%) Toad
9 12 (1.60%) Maven
10 11 (1.47%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.20%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.93%) FogBugz
13 7 (0.93%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.67%) IntelliJ
14 5 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 151 (20.13%) Finance
2 34 (4.53%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.33%) Retail
4 16 (2.13%) Banking
4 16 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 14 (1.87%) Automotive
5 14 (1.87%) Law
5 14 (1.87%) Legal
6 13 (1.73%) Marketing
7 12 (1.60%) Games
8 10 (1.33%) Back Office
8 10 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.20%) Advertising
10 8 (1.07%) Front Office
11 7 (0.93%) Billing
12 6 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.80%) Local Government
13 3 (0.40%) Publishing
13 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 370 (49.33%) Developer
2 169 (22.53%) Analyst
3 147 (19.60%) .NET Developer
4 117 (15.60%) C# Developer
5 109 (14.53%) SQL Developer
6 101 (13.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 68 (9.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 66 (8.80%) Software Developer
9 65 (8.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 60 (8.00%) Java Developer
11 57 (7.60%) Senior Developer
12 50 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
13 48 (6.40%) C# Software Developer
14 44 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 44 (5.87%) DBA
15 41 (5.47%) Web Developer
16 40 (5.33%) .NET Software Developer
17 37 (4.93%) HTML Developer
18 36 (4.80%) Test Analyst
19 35 (4.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (38.53%) .NET
2 193 (25.73%) HTML
3 160 (21.33%) CSS
4 157 (20.93%) ASP.NET
5 141 (18.80%) jQuery
6 101 (13.47%) XML
7 90 (12.00%) HTML5
8 81 (10.80%) .NET Framework
9 76 (10.13%) Web Services
10 56 (7.47%) CSS3
11 51 (6.80%) Ajax
12 46 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 45 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (5.20%) Spring
15 34 (4.53%) Entity Framework
15 34 (4.53%) WCF
16 32 (4.27%) Hibernate
17 30 (4.00%) JSON
17 30 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
18 28 (3.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.47%) Computer Science
3 26 (3.47%) Clustering
4 20 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.00%) Replication
6 13 (1.73%) Data Centre
6 13 (1.73%) User Experience
7 11 (1.47%) Equities
8 8 (1.07%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
9 7 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.80%) Data Extraction
10 6 (0.80%) Derivative
10 6 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.67%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.67%) Economics
11 5 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 125 (16.67%) Windows
2 73 (9.73%) Linux
3 63 (8.40%) Unix
4 57 (7.60%) Windows Server
5 40 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.67%) Android
8 18 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.20%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.93%) AIX
12 6 (0.80%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.67%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.40%) CentOS
14 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.40%) Solaris
14 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.13%) Debian
16 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (18.53%) MVC
2 127 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 74 (9.87%) Web Development
5 70 (9.33%) OO
6 55 (7.33%) ETL
7 49 (6.53%) TDD
8 48 (6.40%) Software Engineering
9 47 (6.27%) Scrum
9 47 (6.27%) SDLC
10 42 (5.60%) CRM
11 39 (5.20%) Project Management
12 38 (5.07%) Data Modelling
13 37 (4.93%) Mentoring
14 35 (4.67%) E-Commerce
15 33 (4.40%) ITIL
16 31 (4.13%) ERP
16 31 (4.13%) Release Management
17 26 (3.47%) BDD
17 26 (3.47%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 258 (34.40%) C#
2 202 (26.93%) JavaScript
3 137 (18.27%) Java
4 113 (15.07%) T-SQL
5 65 (8.67%) VB.NET
6 50 (6.67%) PHP
7 41 (5.47%) PL/SQL
8 29 (3.87%) VB
9 24 (3.20%) PowerShell
10 22 (2.93%) Delphi
11 17 (2.27%) C
12 14 (1.87%) VBA
13 13 (1.73%) Ruby
14 10 (1.33%) Python
14 10 (1.33%) VB6
15 7 (0.93%) XAML
16 6 (0.80%) C++
17 5 (0.67%) ABAP
17 5 (0.67%) Perl
18 4 (0.53%) RPG
Qualifications
1 67 (8.93%) Degree
2 49 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (5.87%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.80%) MCSE
5 17 (2.27%) MCP
6 16 (2.13%) MCITP
6 16 (2.13%) MCSD
7 15 (2.00%) MCTS
8 14 (1.87%) MCAD
8 14 (1.87%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.60%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.20%) ISEB
11 8 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.80%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.53%) MCPD
15 3 (0.40%) MCSA
15 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.93%) QA
2 12 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.07%) SLA
4 7 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.40%) HL7
6 2 (0.27%) Basel II
6 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 57 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 20 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.60%) Docker
4 9 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (1.07%) Terminal Services
6 7 (0.93%) Firmware
6 7 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
6 7 (0.93%) vSphere
7 4 (0.53%) UAG
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.40%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.40%) XenApp
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.13%) Xen
9 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.27%) SCCM
2 12 (1.60%) SCOM
3 6 (0.80%) OpenView
3 6 (0.80%) WSUS
4 4 (0.53%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.53%) EnCase
4 4 (0.53%) Nessus
4 4 (0.53%) Nmap
5 3 (0.40%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.40%) Puppet
5 3 (0.40%) Sysprep
5 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 234 (31.20%) Microsoft
2 104 (13.87%) Oracle
3 46 (6.13%) VMware
4 29 (3.87%) Cisco
5 24 (3.20%) SAP
6 21 (2.80%) Adobe
7 19 (2.53%) Citrix
8 17 (2.27%) NetApp
8 17 (2.27%) Sybase
9 13 (1.73%) HP
10 12 (1.60%) Siebel
11 11 (1.47%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.20%) Tableau
13 7 (0.93%) 3PAR
13 7 (0.93%) EMC
13 7 (0.93%) Hyperion
13 7 (0.93%) SolarWinds
13 7 (0.93%) SonicWALL
14 6 (0.80%) Dell
14 6 (0.80%) Informatica
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, Birmingham
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, Birmingham
Quant Capital
Salary: up to £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago