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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 418 338 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.11% 22.31% 19.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.01% 46.69% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 406 298 281
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
774 724 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.79% 47.79% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 731 649 653
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 331 (37.66%) .NET
2 327 (37.20%) SQL Server
3 287 (32.65%) C#
4 264 (30.03%) Microsoft
5 236 (26.85%) HTML
6 215 (24.46%) JavaScript
7 214 (24.35%) Windows
8 193 (21.96%) CSS
9 190 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
10 184 (20.93%) ASP.NET
11 171 (19.45%) Finance
12 166 (18.89%) UNIX
13 154 (17.52%) Oracle
14 139 (15.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 138 (15.70%) MS Excel
16 134 (15.24%) SQL Server 2008
17 128 (14.56%) MVC
18 122 (13.88%) jQuery
19 116 (13.20%) Degree
20 115 (13.08%) T-SQL
21 105 (11.95%) .NET Framework
22 103 (11.72%) Visual Studio
22 103 (11.72%) XML
23 101 (11.49%) CRM
24 97 (11.04%) VB.NET
25 96 (10.92%) ITIL
26 92 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
27 87 (9.90%) Java
28 81 (9.22%) Relational Database
28 81 (9.22%) HTML5

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 79 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 48 (5.46%) IIS
3 41 (4.66%) BizTalk Server
4 36 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 36 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 29 (3.30%) MS Exchange
6 24 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.82%) Umbraco
8 15 (1.71%) Apache
9 13 (1.48%) JBoss
10 11 (1.25%) SAS
11 10 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.02%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.91%) CMS
13 8 (0.91%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 138 (15.70%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.89%) MS Office
3 17 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.57%) MS Project
6 3 (0.34%) SPSS
6 3 (0.34%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 59 (6.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (1.14%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 9 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 6 (0.68%) assyst
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.34%) Magento
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.23%) Academy Housing
11 2 (0.23%) arcHouse
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
12 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.96%) Office 365
3 12 (1.37%) SaaS
4 3 (0.34%) Taleo
5 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.78%) Firewall
2 37 (4.21%) LAN
3 35 (3.98%) WAN
4 32 (3.64%) SAN
5 22 (2.50%) VPN
6 18 (2.05%) Internet
7 11 (1.25%) NAS
8 9 (1.02%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.91%) DNS
10 6 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.68%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.46%) DHCP
11 4 (0.46%) HTTP
12 3 (0.34%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.34%) IPv4
12 3 (0.34%) SSL
12 3 (0.34%) IPsec
13 2 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (37.20%) SQL Server
2 139 (15.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 134 (15.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 81 (9.22%) Relational Database
5 71 (8.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 65 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (5.57%) Crystal Reports
8 38 (4.32%) Oracle Database
9 33 (3.75%) Oracle BI EE
9 33 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (3.53%) MySQL
10 31 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 30 (3.41%) RDBMS
12 28 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (2.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 21 (2.39%) MS Access
15 13 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (1.14%) Oracle Discoverer
17 9 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 103 (11.72%) Visual Studio
2 57 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (3.64%) ReSharper
4 19 (2.16%) Toad
5 11 (1.25%) Subversion
6 10 (1.14%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.68%) Xcode
8 5 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.57%) NUnit
9 4 (0.46%) ProC
9 4 (0.46%) Hudson
10 3 (0.34%) ERwin
10 3 (0.34%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.23%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.23%) JUnit
11 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.23%) MSTest
General
1 171 (19.45%) Finance
2 38 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.30%) Banking
4 21 (2.39%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.28%) Legal
6 14 (1.59%) Retail
7 12 (1.37%) Front Office
7 12 (1.37%) Back Office
7 12 (1.37%) Marketing
8 11 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.25%) Advertising
9 9 (1.02%) Law
10 5 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.46%) Automotive
12 2 (0.23%) Billing
12 2 (0.23%) Local Government
12 2 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 407 (46.30%) Developer
2 181 (20.59%) Analyst
3 122 (13.88%) .NET Developer
4 101 (11.49%) Applications Support
5 83 (9.44%) Support Analyst
6 81 (9.22%) C# Developer
7 71 (8.08%) Software Developer
8 62 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 57 (6.48%) Web Developer
10 47 (5.35%) Consultant
11 44 (5.01%) .NET Web Developer
11 44 (5.01%) C# Web Developer
12 41 (4.66%) Applications Support Analyst
13 40 (4.55%) Senior Developer
14 35 (3.98%) DBA
14 35 (3.98%) SQL Developer
15 34 (3.87%) Business Analyst
16 30 (3.41%) Java Developer
17 29 (3.30%) Junior
17 29 (3.30%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (37.66%) .NET
2 236 (26.85%) HTML
3 193 (21.96%) CSS
4 184 (20.93%) ASP.NET
5 122 (13.88%) jQuery
6 105 (11.95%) .NET Framework
7 103 (11.72%) XML
8 81 (9.22%) HTML5
9 71 (8.08%) Web Services
10 67 (7.62%) Ajax
11 66 (7.51%) WCF
12 58 (6.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 58 (6.60%) JSON
13 52 (5.92%) KnockoutJS
14 48 (5.46%) LINQ
15 32 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (3.07%) CSS3
17 26 (2.96%) J2EE
17 26 (2.96%) XSLT
18 23 (2.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 92 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.41%) Equities
4 22 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (2.16%) Derivative
6 14 (1.59%) Fixed Income
7 13 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.48%) Clustering
8 12 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.14%) User Experience
9 10 (1.14%) Statistics
10 9 (1.02%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.02%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.02%) Mainframe
11 8 (0.91%) Replication
11 8 (0.91%) Open Source
11 8 (0.91%) Wiki
12 7 (0.80%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 214 (24.35%) Windows
2 166 (18.89%) UNIX
3 45 (5.12%) Linux
4 31 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.46%) Android
10 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.34%) CentOS
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.34%) VMS
11 3 (0.34%) Solaris
12 2 (0.23%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (14.56%) MVC
3 101 (11.49%) CRM
4 96 (10.92%) ITIL
5 79 (8.99%) OO
6 77 (8.76%) TDD
7 57 (6.48%) Scrum
7 57 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
8 54 (6.14%) Software Engineering
9 49 (5.57%) Project Management
10 43 (4.89%) Workflow
10 43 (4.89%) ETL
11 41 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 40 (4.55%) BDD
13 34 (3.87%) Unit Testing
14 31 (3.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 31 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (3.30%) Data Analysis
15 29 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (3.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 287 (32.65%) C#
2 215 (24.46%) JavaScript
3 115 (13.08%) T-SQL
4 97 (11.04%) VB.NET
5 87 (9.90%) Java
6 79 (8.99%) PL/SQL
7 55 (6.26%) VB
8 46 (5.23%) Shell Script
9 29 (3.30%) VB6
10 27 (3.07%) VBA
11 25 (2.84%) PHP
12 24 (2.73%) Perl
13 19 (2.16%) Python
14 14 (1.59%) C
15 11 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.02%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.80%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.68%) Ruby
18 6 (0.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
19 5 (0.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 116 (13.20%) Degree
2 53 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 33 (3.75%) MCP
5 27 (3.07%) MCTS
6 26 (2.96%) MCSD
7 24 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (2.73%) MCAD
8 12 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.14%) MCSE
10 9 (1.02%) MCITP
11 8 (0.91%) OCP
11 8 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.34%) NCDA
14 3 (0.34%) NCIE
14 3 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.30%) SLA
2 19 (2.16%) QA
3 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) COBIT
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 64 (7.28%) Active Directory
2 44 (5.01%) Hyper-V
3 38 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.48%) vSphere
4 13 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.68%) XenApp
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.34%) Docker
7 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.23%) XenServer
9 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.11%) Samba
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.48%) Nagios
2 9 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (1.02%) Netcool
3 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.46%) Puppet
4 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.23%) Foglight
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.23%) Legato
5 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.23%) Control-M
5 2 (0.23%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.23%) Ansible
5 2 (0.23%) SCCM
5 2 (0.23%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.11%) WSUS
6 1 (0.11%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 264 (30.03%) Microsoft
2 154 (17.52%) Oracle
3 72 (8.19%) VMware
4 34 (3.87%) Cisco
5 22 (2.50%) Citrix
6 20 (2.28%) Sybase
6 20 (2.28%) Business Objects
7 17 (1.93%) Informatica
8 16 (1.82%) NetApp
9 12 (1.37%) Adobe
10 10 (1.14%) IBM
10 10 (1.14%) DevExpress
10 10 (1.14%) SonicWALL
11 9 (1.02%) Apple
12 8 (0.91%) HP
12 8 (0.91%) Tableau
12 8 (0.91%) Altova
13 6 (0.68%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.68%) Kaseya
14 5 (0.57%) Pega
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonathan Garth
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago