The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 23 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.50% 8.08% 13.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 88.46% 28.57% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 23
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £43,800 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
26 28 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.30% 28.28% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 61
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in the Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 21 (40.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (25.00%) RPG
4 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 13 (25.00%) AS400
4 13 (25.00%) Finance
4 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (23.08%) Replication
5 12 (23.08%) Clustering
5 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 12 (23.08%) iSeries
5 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (23.08%) Database Mirroring
5 12 (23.08%) Presales
6 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.23%) ETL
7 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
8 8 (15.38%) High Availability
8 8 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (15.38%) MQSeries
8 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (15.38%) OS/400
8 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (15.38%) IBM
8 8 (15.38%) WebSphere

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (15.38%) MQSeries
1 8 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.69%) SAS
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) MailChimp
1 1 (1.92%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
6 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (7.69%) Base SAS
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
8 4 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (3.85%) Power BI
9 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JProfiler
1 4 (7.69%) JUnit
1 4 (7.69%) ProC
1 4 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Database Manager
3 8 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 8 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
3 8 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 8 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst Programmer
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Programmer
4 5 (9.62%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 5 (9.62%) RPG Programmer
5 4 (7.69%) ETL Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Informatica Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) XML
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) Ajax
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) EDI
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) jQuery
3 1 (1.92%) LAMP
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) AS400
2 12 (23.08%) Clustering
2 12 (23.08%) iSeries
2 12 (23.08%) Replication
3 5 (9.62%) NHS
4 4 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.85%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.85%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) OS/400
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (23.08%) Database Mirroring
3 12 (23.08%) Presales
4 10 (19.23%) ETL
5 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (15.38%) High Availability
5 8 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (11.54%) ERP
6 6 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.62%) Change Management
8 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.69%) Analytics
8 4 (7.69%) Capacity Management
8 4 (7.69%) Marketing Analytics
8 4 (7.69%) SDLC
8 4 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) RPG
1 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 7 (13.46%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.62%) COBOL
5 4 (7.69%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) PROC SQL
5 4 (7.69%) SAS Macro
5 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.69%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.92%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) IBM
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Informatica
4 4 (7.69%) JD Edwards
5 3 (5.77%) QAD
6 1 (1.92%) Apple
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Amazing Bens + MS Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 15 days ago
Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 24 days ago