The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 380 414 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.88% 20.22% 17.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.04% 42.29% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 330 372 281
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
791 979 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.29% 47.83% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 701 890 698
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 £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 285 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 268 (38.12%) .NET
3 256 (36.42%) C#
4 216 (30.73%) Microsoft
5 163 (23.19%) Oracle
6 160 (22.76%) ASP.NET
6 160 (22.76%) Windows
7 155 (22.05%) HTML
8 148 (21.05%) Finance
9 132 (18.78%) JavaScript
10 127 (18.07%) CSS
11 113 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 100 (14.22%) Degree
13 96 (13.66%) PL/SQL
14 95 (13.51%) MS Excel
15 93 (13.23%) Java
16 91 (12.94%) T-SQL
16 91 (12.94%) UNIX
17 89 (12.66%) jQuery
18 82 (11.66%) VB.NET
19 75 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 74 (10.53%) OO
21 72 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
22 67 (9.53%) Web Services
22 67 (9.53%) MVC
22 67 (9.53%) Oracle Database
23 66 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
24 65 (9.25%) SharePoint
24 65 (9.25%) .NET Framework
25 64 (9.10%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 65 (9.25%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.84%) IIS
3 28 (3.98%) Oracle Workflow
4 17 (2.42%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.99%) Apache
6 10 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.71%) CICS
11 5 (0.71%) SAS
12 4 (0.57%) Node.js
13 3 (0.43%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.43%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 95 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 52 (7.40%) MS Office
3 4 (0.57%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.28%) MS Project
4 2 (0.28%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (4.13%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (3.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (2.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 14 (1.99%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (1.85%) Cognos TM1
7 12 (1.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.57%) assyst
12 4 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.99%) Taleo
2 12 (1.71%) SaaS
2 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.43%) ElastiCache
4 3 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.27%) SAN
3 12 (1.71%) Firewall
4 10 (1.42%) LAN
4 10 (1.42%) WAN
5 9 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (1.00%) VLAN
7 7 (1.00%) VPN
8 6 (0.85%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.85%) MPLS
9 5 (0.71%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.71%) Internet
10 4 (0.57%) DNS
10 4 (0.57%) Wireless
11 3 (0.43%) DHCP
11 3 (0.43%) HTTP
11 3 (0.43%) VoIP
12 2 (0.28%) LDAP
12 2 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 113 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (9.53%) Oracle Database
5 55 (7.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (6.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 43 (6.12%) Relational Database
8 36 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (4.27%) MS Access
11 30 (4.27%) RDBMS
12 29 (4.13%) MySQL
12 29 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 27 (3.84%) Crystal Reports
14 24 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (2.28%) Oracle Discoverer
16 15 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (1.99%) Data Mart
18 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 34 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (3.84%) Subversion
4 21 (2.99%) Toad
5 19 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (1.14%) Selenium
7 6 (0.85%) Hudson
8 5 (0.71%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.71%) ReSharper
8 5 (0.71%) ProC
9 4 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (0.57%) ERwin
9 4 (0.57%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.57%) NUnit
9 4 (0.57%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.43%) PVCS
11 2 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.28%) Cucumber
General
1 148 (21.05%) Finance
2 34 (4.84%) Banking
3 26 (3.70%) Legal
4 20 (2.84%) Retail
5 16 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (2.28%) Law
6 15 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.56%) Advertising
9 10 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.28%) Automotive
11 7 (1.00%) French Language
12 6 (0.85%) Back Office
13 5 (0.71%) Marketing
13 5 (0.71%) Front Office
14 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) Games
15 1 (0.14%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 346 (49.22%) Developer
2 156 (22.19%) Analyst
3 117 (16.64%) .NET Developer
4 68 (9.67%) C# Developer
5 64 (9.10%) Consultant
6 54 (7.68%) Software Developer
7 48 (6.83%) Applications Support
8 47 (6.69%) DBA
8 47 (6.69%) Support Analyst
9 46 (6.54%) SQL Developer
10 43 (6.12%) Senior Developer
11 42 (5.97%) Web Developer
12 39 (5.55%) C# .NET Developer
13 37 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (3.98%) Programmer
15 25 (3.56%) Oracle Developer
16 23 (3.27%) Analyst Programmer
16 23 (3.27%) Oracle DBA
16 23 (3.27%) SQL DBA
17 22 (3.13%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (38.12%) .NET
2 160 (22.76%) ASP.NET
3 155 (22.05%) HTML
4 127 (18.07%) CSS
5 89 (12.66%) jQuery
6 67 (9.53%) Web Services
7 65 (9.25%) .NET Framework
8 64 (9.10%) XML
9 60 (8.53%) WCF
10 54 (7.68%) HTML5
11 43 (6.12%) Ajax
12 31 (4.41%) WPF
12 31 (4.41%) WinForms
13 28 (3.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 26 (3.70%) CSS3
14 26 (3.70%) Silverlight
15 25 (3.56%) LINQ
15 25 (3.56%) JSON
16 20 (2.84%) KnockoutJS
17 17 (2.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 22 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 18 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 17 (2.42%) Replication
5 16 (2.28%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.13%) Open Source
6 15 (2.13%) Equities
7 14 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.99%) Clustering
8 11 (1.56%) FlexPod
9 10 (1.42%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.28%) iPad
10 9 (1.28%) Wiki
10 9 (1.28%) iPhone
11 8 (1.14%) Data Integration
12 7 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.85%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.85%) Data Extraction
14 5 (0.71%) Statistics
14 5 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 160 (22.76%) Windows
2 91 (12.94%) UNIX
3 45 (6.40%) Linux
4 31 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 18 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 15 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.85%) Android
8 11 (1.56%) Solaris
9 10 (1.42%) Ubuntu
10 8 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.14%) AIX
10 8 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.14%) HPUX
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (10.53%) OO
2 72 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (9.53%) MVC
4 66 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (7.40%) CRM
6 51 (7.25%) Web Development
7 46 (6.54%) Workflow
7 46 (6.54%) Data Modelling
8 41 (5.83%) Project Management
9 38 (5.41%) OOP
9 38 (5.41%) ERP
10 35 (4.98%) OOD
11 34 (4.84%) Scrum
12 31 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 31 (4.41%) TDD
12 31 (4.41%) ETL
13 27 (3.84%) Data Analysis
14 26 (3.70%) Migration
15 25 (3.56%) Unit Testing
15 25 (3.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 256 (36.42%) C#
2 132 (18.78%) JavaScript
3 96 (13.66%) PL/SQL
4 93 (13.23%) Java
5 91 (12.94%) T-SQL
6 82 (11.66%) VB.NET
7 56 (7.97%) VB
8 42 (5.97%) C++
9 38 (5.41%) C
10 36 (5.12%) Shell Script
11 30 (4.27%) PHP
12 25 (3.56%) VBA
13 19 (2.70%) Perl
14 18 (2.56%) Python
15 16 (2.28%) VB6
16 10 (1.42%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.00%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.71%) JCL
18 5 (0.71%) COBOL
19 4 (0.57%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 100 (14.22%) Degree
2 33 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (1.71%) ISEB
6 11 (1.56%) OCP
6 11 (1.56%) MCP
7 9 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.14%) NCDA
8 8 (1.14%) NCIE
8 8 (1.14%) VCAP
8 8 (1.14%) VTSP
8 8 (1.14%) VCDX
9 7 (1.00%) MCSD
10 6 (0.85%) MCSE
11 5 (0.71%) MCITP
12 4 (0.57%) CBAP
13 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.56%) SLA
2 22 (3.13%) QA
3 11 (1.56%) Solvency II
3 11 (1.56%) Basel II
4 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.13%) vSphere
4 12 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (1.14%) XenApp
6 7 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.14%) Nmap
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.85%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.71%) XenMobile
2 5 (0.71%) CA Endevor
2 5 (0.71%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.57%) Legato
4 3 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.28%) SCOM
5 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 216 (30.73%) Microsoft
2 163 (23.19%) Oracle
3 41 (5.83%) VMware
4 29 (4.13%) Citrix
5 23 (3.27%) Cisco
6 22 (3.13%) IBM
7 21 (2.99%) Business Objects
8 18 (2.56%) NetApp
9 14 (1.99%) Symantec
10 13 (1.85%) Cognos
11 12 (1.71%) HP
12 11 (1.56%) Zend
12 11 (1.56%) Apple
12 11 (1.56%) JBoss
13 9 (1.28%) EMC
14 8 (1.14%) Sybase
14 8 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (1.14%) Informatica
14 8 (1.14%) DevExpress
15 6 (0.85%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits - pension, flexi etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago