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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 288 374 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.10% 17.71% 22.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.61% 45.28% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 254 350 378
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £30,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
727 826 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.64% 39.11% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 635 727 720
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 February 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 249 (36.03%) SQL Server
2 242 (35.02%) .NET
3 216 (31.26%) C#
4 190 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 189 (27.35%) JavaScript
6 180 (26.05%) HTML
7 174 (25.18%) ASP.NET
8 159 (23.01%) Finance
9 140 (20.26%) MS Excel
10 139 (20.12%) CSS
11 128 (18.52%) MVC
12 121 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
13 109 (15.77%) Windows
14 105 (15.20%) Oracle
15 102 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
16 95 (13.75%) Degree
17 94 (13.60%) VMware
18 93 (13.46%) VB.NET
19 87 (12.59%) T-SQL
20 86 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
21 85 (12.30%) jQuery
22 82 (11.87%) Java
23 81 (11.72%) Linux
24 78 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
25 77 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 68 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
26 68 (9.84%) XML
27 62 (8.97%) Web Development
28 61 (8.83%) Software Engineering
28 61 (8.83%) Citrix

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 35 (5.07%) IIS
2 24 (3.47%) JBoss
3 22 (3.18%) WebSphere
4 21 (3.04%) SAS
4 21 (3.04%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.46%) MS Exchange
5 17 (2.46%) Skype for Business
6 15 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (1.59%) CMS
9 10 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.30%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.87%) Apache
11 6 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.43%) WordPress
13 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 140 (20.26%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.62%) MS Office
3 10 (1.45%) SPSS
4 1 (0.14%) Blender
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (0.87%) Shopify
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.58%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.58%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.43%) Magento
4 3 (0.43%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.14%) assyst
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 78 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (3.76%) IaaS
4 26 (3.76%) PaaS
5 21 (3.04%) Office 365
6 12 (1.74%) SaaS
7 8 (1.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.08%) SSL
2 31 (4.49%) DNS
3 29 (4.20%) Firewall
4 27 (3.91%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.88%) DHCP
5 13 (1.88%) HTTP
6 11 (1.59%) SAN
7 10 (1.45%) LAN
7 10 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (1.30%) IPv4
8 9 (1.30%) WAN
9 8 (1.16%) Internet
10 7 (1.01%) SNMP
10 7 (1.01%) VPN
11 4 (0.58%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.29%) IPsec
13 2 (0.29%) IPv6
13 2 (0.29%) NAS
13 2 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (36.03%) SQL Server
2 77 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (8.54%) Relational Database
4 52 (7.53%) MySQL
5 48 (6.95%) DB2
6 42 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 39 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (3.91%) NoSQL
11 23 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 23 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
12 16 (2.32%) MongoDB
12 16 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (2.17%) Big Data
14 14 (2.03%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (1.59%) MS Access
15 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 60 (8.68%) Visual Studio
2 22 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (2.75%) JIRA
4 17 (2.46%) Selenium
5 14 (2.03%) Git (software)
6 12 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (1.74%) WebDriver
7 9 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.30%) Mercurial
7 9 (1.30%) MSBuild
8 8 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.16%) JUnit
8 8 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.16%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.87%) Subversion
10 4 (0.58%) AppVeyor
10 4 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.58%) Maven
10 4 (0.58%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.58%) Travis CI
General
1 159 (23.01%) Finance
2 50 (7.24%) Retail
3 45 (6.51%) Publishing
4 44 (6.37%) Banking
5 24 (3.47%) Games
6 23 (3.33%) Automotive
6 23 (3.33%) Marketing
7 20 (2.89%) Legal
8 16 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.32%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.59%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.45%) Advertising
10 10 (1.45%) Law
11 8 (1.16%) International Banking
12 6 (0.87%) Electronics
13 5 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.58%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.14%) French Language
16 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 256 (37.05%) Developer
2 136 (19.68%) Analyst
3 127 (18.38%) .NET Developer
4 83 (12.01%) C# Developer
5 76 (11.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 60 (8.68%) Senior Developer
7 47 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (5.64%) Architect
9 38 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (5.50%) SQL Developer
10 36 (5.21%) Data Analyst
11 35 (5.07%) Consultant
12 33 (4.78%) Senior .NET Developer
13 31 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 31 (4.49%) Software Developer
14 29 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (4.05%) Business Analyst
16 27 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 26 (3.76%) Java Developer
17 26 (3.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (35.02%) .NET
2 180 (26.05%) HTML
3 174 (25.18%) ASP.NET
4 139 (20.12%) CSS
5 85 (12.30%) jQuery
6 68 (9.84%) XML
7 59 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (8.54%) Web Services
8 53 (7.67%) .NET Framework
9 38 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 37 (5.35%) AngularJS
10 37 (5.35%) Entity Framework
11 35 (5.07%) HTML5
12 34 (4.92%) WCF
13 33 (4.78%) REST
14 29 (4.20%) Ajax
15 25 (3.62%) LINQ
16 24 (3.47%) J2EE
17 22 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (3.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (8.39%) Data Centre
3 49 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 46 (6.66%) CMDB
5 28 (4.05%) iPad
6 23 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.32%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.59%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.45%) User Experience
11 8 (1.16%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.01%) Clustering
12 7 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.01%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.72%) Fintech
15 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
16 3 (0.43%) Data Structures
16 3 (0.43%) HP StoreVirtual
16 3 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 109 (15.77%) Windows
2 81 (11.72%) Linux
3 58 (8.39%) Windows Server
4 39 (5.64%) Unix
5 33 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.88%) Android
7 13 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.16%) AIX
9 8 (1.16%) Solaris
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.14%) Debian
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (18.52%) MVC
2 121 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (8.97%) Web Development
5 61 (8.83%) Software Engineering
6 56 (8.10%) CRM
7 53 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 51 (7.38%) Line Management
8 51 (7.38%) Presales
9 50 (7.24%) Project Management
9 50 (7.24%) Service Delivery
10 44 (6.37%) E-Commerce
10 44 (6.37%) Scrum
10 44 (6.37%) TDD
11 42 (6.08%) Business Analysis
12 40 (5.79%) ITIL
13 39 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (5.64%) Mentoring
13 39 (5.64%) SDLC
14 33 (4.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 216 (31.26%) C#
2 189 (27.35%) JavaScript
3 93 (13.46%) VB.NET
4 87 (12.59%) T-SQL
5 82 (11.87%) Java
6 25 (3.62%) VBA
7 21 (3.04%) PHP
8 20 (2.89%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.32%) Python
10 14 (2.03%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.03%) R
11 13 (1.88%) C
12 12 (1.74%) C++
13 10 (1.45%) VB
14 8 (1.16%) Perl
14 8 (1.16%) Ruby
15 5 (0.72%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.43%) ES6
17 2 (0.29%) ANSI SQL
17 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 95 (13.75%) Degree
2 41 (5.93%) ISEB
3 33 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 27 (3.91%) PMI Certification
4 27 (3.91%) PMP
5 23 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (2.75%) LPIC
7 11 (1.59%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.16%) MCSE
9 7 (1.01%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.72%) MCP
11 5 (0.72%) MCSA
12 4 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.58%) MCAD
12 4 (0.58%) MCSD
12 4 (0.58%) MCTS
13 2 (0.29%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.96%) QA
2 19 (2.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.88%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.72%) SDET
4 5 (0.72%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) DICOM
5 2 (0.29%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) BS7666
System Software
1 86 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (7.53%) Active Directory
3 27 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (2.89%) Firmware
5 17 (2.46%) VMware Workstation
6 13 (1.88%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.74%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.30%) Docker
8 9 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (1.30%) vSphere
9 8 (1.16%) XenApp
10 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.58%) NFS
12 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.29%) HDFS
13 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 33 (4.78%) SCCM
2 28 (4.05%) SCVMM
3 26 (3.76%) SCOM
4 19 (2.75%) Backup Exec
4 19 (2.75%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.01%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.58%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.14%) Ansible
9 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.14%) Nagios
9 1 (0.14%) Oozie
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.14%) Puppet
9 1 (0.14%) Salt
9 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 190 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 105 (15.20%) Oracle
3 94 (13.60%) VMware
4 61 (8.83%) Citrix
5 52 (7.53%) NetApp
6 48 (6.95%) IBM
7 46 (6.66%) HP
8 43 (6.22%) Cisco
8 43 (6.22%) EMC
9 35 (5.07%) CheckPoint
10 30 (4.34%) Red Hat
11 27 (3.91%) BMC
12 26 (3.76%) Juniper
13 20 (2.89%) Cognos
14 17 (2.46%) 3PAR
15 15 (2.17%) SAP
16 11 (1.59%) Dell
17 10 (1.45%) Sybase
17 10 (1.45%) Tableau
18 9 (1.30%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Car allowance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Health care, Pension scheme
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Lifestyle
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Umbraco training + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 4 days ago