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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 468 389 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.61% 18.84% 14.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.61% 41.92% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 404 358 204
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
983 928 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.20% 44.94% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 875 858 584
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 October 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 320 (38.69%) SQL Server
2 276 (33.37%) .NET
3 258 (31.20%) C#
4 215 (26.00%) Microsoft
5 198 (23.94%) Finance
6 196 (23.70%) Windows
7 195 (23.58%) Oracle
8 177 (21.40%) UNIX
9 173 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
10 169 (20.44%) HTML
11 146 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 142 (17.17%) ASP.NET
13 135 (16.32%) CSS
14 133 (16.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 127 (15.36%) MS Excel
16 124 (14.99%) Degree
17 116 (14.03%) PL/SQL
18 105 (12.70%) jQuery
19 95 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
20 94 (11.37%) Java
21 91 (11.00%) VB.NET
22 88 (10.64%) CRM
23 84 (10.16%) T-SQL
23 84 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
24 81 (9.79%) XML
25 80 (9.67%) SharePoint
25 80 (9.67%) MVC
26 79 (9.55%) Web Services
27 74 (8.95%) .NET Framework
28 71 (8.59%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 80 (9.67%) SharePoint
2 40 (4.84%) IIS
3 33 (3.99%) Oracle Workflow
4 29 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (2.42%) Apache
5 20 (2.42%) MS Exchange
6 19 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (1.57%) JBoss
8 11 (1.33%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.33%) SAS
9 10 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.48%) CICS
12 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.48%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 127 (15.36%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.84%) MS Office
3 11 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.60%) SPSS
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 48 (5.80%) Oracle EBS
1 48 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (5.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (2.90%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 18 (2.18%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 6 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.24%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.24%) arcHouse
9 2 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.24%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.93%) Taleo
3 15 (1.81%) SaaS
4 12 (1.45%) Office 365
5 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.12%) Heroku
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.39%) SAN
2 25 (3.02%) Firewall
3 17 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.93%) Internet
5 15 (1.81%) LAN
5 15 (1.81%) WAN
6 13 (1.57%) VPN
7 7 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (0.85%) DNS
8 6 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.60%) DHCP
9 5 (0.60%) HTTP
10 4 (0.48%) VLAN
10 4 (0.48%) NAS
11 3 (0.36%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.36%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.36%) MPLS
11 3 (0.36%) IPv4
11 3 (0.36%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (38.69%) SQL Server
2 133 (16.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 67 (8.10%) Oracle Database
5 56 (6.77%) Relational Database
6 55 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 45 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 44 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
10 41 (4.96%) Crystal Reports
11 31 (3.75%) RDBMS
12 29 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (3.26%) Oracle BI EE
14 26 (3.14%) MS Access
15 25 (3.02%) MySQL
16 23 (2.78%) Oracle Discoverer
17 22 (2.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 17 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
18 17 (2.06%) Data Mart
19 16 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 69 (8.34%) Visual Studio
2 51 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (3.87%) Toad
4 23 (2.78%) Subversion
5 21 (2.54%) ReSharper
6 17 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.85%) ERwin
8 6 (0.73%) ProC
9 5 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.48%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.48%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.36%) Hudson
11 3 (0.36%) Selenium
11 3 (0.36%) NUnit
12 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.12%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
General
1 198 (23.94%) Finance
2 38 (4.59%) Banking
3 31 (3.75%) Legal
4 28 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.26%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.18%) Law
9 17 (2.06%) Front Office
10 15 (1.81%) Retail
11 9 (1.09%) Advertising
12 8 (0.97%) Back Office
13 7 (0.85%) Marketing
14 5 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.60%) Automotive
15 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.24%) Billing
17 1 (0.12%) French Language
17 1 (0.12%) Local Government
17 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 374 (45.22%) Developer
2 184 (22.25%) Analyst
3 107 (12.94%) Applications Support
4 97 (11.73%) .NET Developer
5 86 (10.40%) Support Analyst
6 61 (7.38%) Consultant
7 59 (7.13%) Software Developer
8 58 (7.01%) C# Developer
9 52 (6.29%) SQL Developer
9 52 (6.29%) Web Developer
10 47 (5.68%) Applications Support Analyst
11 41 (4.96%) DBA
12 40 (4.84%) Senior Developer
13 34 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
14 32 (3.87%) C# Web Developer
15 31 (3.75%) CRM Developer
15 31 (3.75%) .NET Web Developer
16 30 (3.63%) Oracle Consultant
17 29 (3.51%) Applications Developer
18 27 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (33.37%) .NET
2 169 (20.44%) HTML
3 142 (17.17%) ASP.NET
4 135 (16.32%) CSS
5 105 (12.70%) jQuery
6 81 (9.79%) XML
7 79 (9.55%) Web Services
8 74 (8.95%) .NET Framework
9 62 (7.50%) Ajax
10 51 (6.17%) HTML5
11 47 (5.68%) WCF
12 41 (4.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 39 (4.72%) KnockoutJS
14 38 (4.59%) JSON
15 36 (4.35%) LINQ
16 24 (2.90%) WinForms
16 24 (2.90%) J2EE
16 24 (2.90%) WPF
16 24 (2.90%) CSS3
17 21 (2.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.84%) Equities
4 21 (2.54%) Derivative
5 20 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.18%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.06%) Wiki
8 17 (2.06%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.93%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.69%) Clustering
10 14 (1.69%) Fixed Income
10 14 (1.69%) Open Source
11 13 (1.57%) Mainframe
12 12 (1.45%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.33%) Data Integration
14 9 (1.09%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.09%) Statistics
15 8 (0.97%) Credit Risk
15 8 (0.97%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 196 (23.70%) Windows
2 177 (21.40%) UNIX
3 41 (4.96%) Linux
4 28 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (2.06%) Windows 8
7 16 (1.93%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.45%) Android
8 12 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.85%) AIX
11 6 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.60%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.60%) Solaris
13 2 (0.24%) VMS
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (10.64%) CRM
3 80 (9.67%) MVC
4 71 (8.59%) OO
5 66 (7.98%) Workflow
6 64 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (7.26%) ITIL
8 48 (5.80%) Project Management
8 48 (5.80%) TDD
9 47 (5.68%) Scrum
9 47 (5.68%) OOP
10 42 (5.08%) ERP
11 38 (4.59%) BDD
12 35 (4.23%) Software Engineering
13 34 (4.11%) ETL
13 34 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 34 (4.11%) Unit Testing
14 33 (3.99%) Data Analysis
14 33 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (3.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 258 (31.20%) C#
2 146 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 116 (14.03%) PL/SQL
4 94 (11.37%) Java
5 91 (11.00%) VB.NET
6 84 (10.16%) T-SQL
7 57 (6.89%) VB
8 50 (6.05%) Shell Script
9 33 (3.99%) Perl
10 28 (3.39%) VBA
11 24 (2.90%) Python
12 23 (2.78%) PHP
12 23 (2.78%) C
12 23 (2.78%) VB6
13 22 (2.66%) C++
14 17 (2.06%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.09%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 4 (0.48%) COBOL
17 4 (0.48%) JCL
Qualifications
1 124 (14.99%) Degree
2 51 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (2.06%) MCP
7 16 (1.93%) MCSD
8 15 (1.81%) OCP
8 15 (1.81%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (1.33%) MCTS
10 10 (1.21%) MCAD
11 9 (1.09%) MCITP
11 9 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.97%) MCSE
13 6 (0.73%) ISEB
13 6 (0.73%) NCDA
13 6 (0.73%) NCIE
14 5 (0.60%) VCAP
14 5 (0.60%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.63%) SLA
2 15 (1.81%) QA
3 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) Basel II
System Software
1 32 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.06%) vSphere
4 16 (1.93%) Oracle RMAN
4 16 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.97%) XenApp
6 6 (0.73%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.85%) Nagios
2 6 (0.73%) Legato
2 6 (0.73%) Netcool
2 6 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.48%) CA Endevor
3 4 (0.48%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.36%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.24%) SCOM
5 2 (0.24%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 215 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 195 (23.58%) Oracle
3 54 (6.53%) VMware
4 37 (4.47%) Business Objects
5 34 (4.11%) Cisco
6 26 (3.14%) Citrix
7 20 (2.42%) NetApp
8 17 (2.06%) Sybase
9 14 (1.69%) HP
10 13 (1.57%) Informatica
11 12 (1.45%) Zend
12 11 (1.33%) SonicWALL
12 11 (1.33%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.33%) IBM
13 9 (1.09%) DevExpress
14 8 (0.97%) Apple
14 8 (0.97%) EMC
14 8 (0.97%) Symantec
15 7 (0.85%) Kaseya
15 7 (0.85%) SAP
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + home / part-time working
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + pension + other benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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