The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 10 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.43% 21.31% 16.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 50.65% 46.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 17
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 77 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.58% 42.08% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25 63 39
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SQL
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Midlands region.

SQL Salary Trend in the Midlands

SQL
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in the Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) AS400
2 12 (27.27%) RPG
2 12 (27.27%) iSeries
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) IBM
4 8 (18.18%) MQSeries
4 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (18.18%) OS/400
4 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 8 (18.18%) High Availability
4 8 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (15.91%) QAD
5 7 (15.91%) Logistics
5 7 (15.91%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.91%) Oracle
5 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.64%) ERP
6 6 (13.64%) ETL
6 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (13.64%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (11.36%) FTP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 8 (18.18%) MQSeries
1 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) SAS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) MailChimp
1 1 (2.27%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.55%) OLAP
7 2 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (4.55%) Power BI
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JProfiler
1 4 (9.09%) JUnit
1 4 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 8 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
2 8 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 8 (18.18%) Support Technician
3 7 (15.91%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (9.09%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
5 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Data Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Programmer
5 4 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) Ajax
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) LAMP
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) AS400
1 12 (27.27%) iSeries
2 4 (9.09%) NHS
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.55%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) OS/400
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (18.18%) High Availability
2 8 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (15.91%) Logistics
3 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.91%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (13.64%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (13.64%) ERP
4 6 (13.64%) ETL
4 6 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (9.09%) SDLC
5 4 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 4 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) RPG
2 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
3 4 (9.09%) COBOL
3 4 (9.09%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) MCDBA
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) IBM
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) QAD
4 4 (9.09%) Informatica
4 4 (9.09%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.27%) Apple
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