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

Location
3 months to
31 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 463 395 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.84% 18.59% 13.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.23% 41.80% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 404 364 198
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
960 945 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.13% 44.47% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 856 873 575
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
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 31 October 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 326 (38.67%) SQL Server
2 281 (33.33%) .NET
3 260 (30.84%) C#
4 220 (26.10%) Microsoft
5 201 (23.84%) Oracle
6 200 (23.72%) Windows
6 200 (23.72%) Finance
7 181 (21.47%) UNIX
8 177 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
9 175 (20.76%) HTML
10 151 (17.91%) JavaScript
11 147 (17.44%) ASP.NET
12 139 (16.49%) CSS
13 134 (15.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 131 (15.54%) MS Excel
15 124 (14.71%) Degree
16 120 (14.23%) PL/SQL
17 106 (12.57%) jQuery
18 104 (12.34%) SQL Server 2008
19 98 (11.63%) Java
20 94 (11.15%) CRM
21 90 (10.68%) VB.NET
22 87 (10.32%) T-SQL
23 86 (10.20%) XML
24 85 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
25 83 (9.85%) MVC
26 82 (9.73%) SharePoint
27 81 (9.61%) Web Services
28 77 (9.13%) .NET Framework
29 73 (8.66%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 82 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.98%) IIS
3 33 (3.91%) Oracle Workflow
4 31 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (2.37%) Apache
5 20 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 18 (2.14%) MS Exchange
7 16 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (1.66%) JBoss
9 11 (1.30%) SAS
9 11 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.95%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.47%) Sitefinity
13 4 (0.47%) CICS
13 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 131 (15.54%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.74%) MS Office
3 13 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.59%) SPSS
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 50 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (5.81%) Oracle EBS
3 44 (5.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (2.85%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 18 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 6 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.24%) Academy Housing
10 2 (0.24%) arcHouse
10 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.90%) Taleo
3 15 (1.78%) SaaS
4 14 (1.66%) Office 365
5 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.32%) SAN
2 26 (3.08%) Firewall
3 16 (1.90%) Internet
4 15 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.78%) LAN
5 14 (1.66%) WAN
6 13 (1.54%) VPN
7 7 (0.83%) DNS
7 7 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.59%) NAS
9 5 (0.59%) DHCP
9 5 (0.59%) HTTP
10 3 (0.36%) SSL
10 3 (0.36%) IPv4
10 3 (0.36%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.36%) IPsec
10 3 (0.36%) VLAN
11 2 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (38.67%) SQL Server
2 134 (15.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 104 (12.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 67 (7.95%) Oracle Database
5 59 (7.00%) Relational Database
6 56 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 47 (5.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 44 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
10 42 (4.98%) Crystal Reports
11 32 (3.80%) RDBMS
12 30 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (3.44%) Oracle BI EE
14 26 (3.08%) MS Access
15 24 (2.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 23 (2.73%) Oracle Discoverer
16 23 (2.73%) MySQL
17 18 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (2.02%) Data Mart
18 17 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (8.30%) Visual Studio
2 51 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (3.91%) Toad
4 23 (2.73%) Subversion
4 23 (2.73%) ReSharper
5 17 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.83%) ERwin
7 6 (0.71%) ProC
8 5 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.47%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.47%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.36%) Hudson
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.24%) Selenium
11 2 (0.24%) NUnit
12 1 (0.12%) PVCS
12 1 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 200 (23.72%) Finance
2 39 (4.63%) Banking
3 30 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.56%) Legal
4 28 (3.32%) Investment Banking
5 24 (2.85%) Financial Institution
6 20 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.02%) Front Office
7 17 (2.02%) Law
8 16 (1.90%) Retail
9 8 (0.95%) Back Office
9 8 (0.95%) Advertising
10 7 (0.83%) Marketing
11 5 (0.59%) Automotive
11 5 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.36%) Billing
12 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 381 (45.20%) Developer
2 192 (22.78%) Analyst
3 108 (12.81%) Applications Support
4 99 (11.74%) .NET Developer
5 90 (10.68%) Support Analyst
6 61 (7.24%) Consultant
7 59 (7.00%) C# Developer
8 58 (6.88%) Software Developer
9 54 (6.41%) Web Developer
10 52 (6.17%) SQL Developer
11 48 (5.69%) Applications Support Analyst
12 42 (4.98%) Senior Developer
13 41 (4.86%) DBA
14 36 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
15 34 (4.03%) .NET Web Developer
15 34 (4.03%) C# Web Developer
16 32 (3.80%) CRM Developer
17 30 (3.56%) Oracle Consultant
18 29 (3.44%) Applications Developer
19 27 (3.20%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (33.33%) .NET
2 175 (20.76%) HTML
3 147 (17.44%) ASP.NET
4 139 (16.49%) CSS
5 106 (12.57%) jQuery
6 86 (10.20%) XML
7 81 (9.61%) Web Services
8 77 (9.13%) .NET Framework
9 65 (7.71%) Ajax
10 53 (6.29%) HTML5
11 50 (5.93%) WCF
12 41 (4.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 40 (4.74%) KnockoutJS
13 40 (4.74%) JSON
14 37 (4.39%) LINQ
15 26 (3.08%) WPF
16 25 (2.97%) J2EE
17 23 (2.73%) WinForms
17 23 (2.73%) XSLT
17 23 (2.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.98%) Computer Science
3 41 (4.86%) Equities
4 21 (2.49%) Derivative
5 20 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.02%) Wiki
8 15 (1.78%) Mathematics
8 15 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.66%) Open Source
9 14 (1.66%) Fixed Income
9 14 (1.66%) Clustering
10 13 (1.54%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.30%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.19%) Statistics
12 10 (1.19%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.95%) FlexPod
13 8 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 200 (23.72%) Windows
2 181 (21.47%) UNIX
3 40 (4.74%) Linux
4 26 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.25%) Windows 8
6 17 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.66%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.42%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.19%) Android
11 7 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.83%) AIX
12 6 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.59%) Solaris
14 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.36%) VMS
16 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (11.15%) CRM
3 83 (9.85%) MVC
4 73 (8.66%) OO
5 67 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
5 67 (7.95%) Workflow
6 63 (7.47%) ITIL
7 51 (6.05%) Scrum
8 49 (5.81%) TDD
9 48 (5.69%) Project Management
10 46 (5.46%) OOP
11 41 (4.86%) ERP
12 39 (4.63%) BDD
13 36 (4.27%) ETL
14 35 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 35 (4.15%) Software Engineering
14 35 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (4.15%) Unit Testing
15 34 (4.03%) Data Analysis
16 33 (3.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 260 (30.84%) C#
2 151 (17.91%) JavaScript
3 120 (14.23%) PL/SQL
4 98 (11.63%) Java
5 90 (10.68%) VB.NET
6 87 (10.32%) T-SQL
7 56 (6.64%) VB
8 50 (5.93%) Shell Script
9 32 (3.80%) Perl
10 29 (3.44%) VBA
11 23 (2.73%) Python
11 23 (2.73%) PHP
11 23 (2.73%) VB6
12 22 (2.61%) C
13 21 (2.49%) C++
14 17 (2.02%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.07%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.83%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 4 (0.47%) JCL
17 4 (0.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 124 (14.71%) Degree
2 51 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (3.44%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.49%) MCP
6 20 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (2.14%) MCSD
8 15 (1.78%) OCP
8 15 (1.78%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (1.54%) MCTS
10 12 (1.42%) MCAD
11 9 (1.07%) MCITP
11 9 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.95%) MCSE
13 6 (0.71%) ISEB
13 6 (0.71%) NCDA
13 6 (0.71%) NCIE
14 5 (0.59%) VCAP
14 5 (0.59%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.56%) SLA
2 15 (1.78%) QA
3 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.12%) Basel II
System Software
1 32 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.90%) vSphere
5 15 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.71%) XenApp
7 5 (0.59%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.83%) Nagios
2 6 (0.71%) Legato
2 6 (0.71%) Netcool
2 6 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.47%) CA Endevor
3 4 (0.47%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.36%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.24%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 220 (26.10%) Microsoft
2 201 (23.84%) Oracle
3 56 (6.64%) VMware
4 37 (4.39%) Business Objects
5 33 (3.91%) Cisco
6 24 (2.85%) Citrix
7 20 (2.37%) Sybase
8 19 (2.25%) NetApp
9 15 (1.78%) Informatica
10 13 (1.54%) HP
11 12 (1.42%) IBM
11 12 (1.42%) Zend
12 11 (1.30%) SonicWALL
12 11 (1.30%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.07%) Apple
14 8 (0.95%) EMC
14 8 (0.95%) DevExpress
15 7 (0.83%) Kaseya
15 7 (0.83%) SAP
15 7 (0.83%) Symantec
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