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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL 7 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.73% 23.73% 7.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 87.50% 57.14% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 6
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £47,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £75,000 £57,500
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
8 49 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.55% 41.53% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 44 17
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
2 5 (35.71%) QA
2 5 (35.71%) WATIR
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) Sahi
2 5 (35.71%) BDD
2 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) QA Automation
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) CREST Certified
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) OSCP
3 4 (28.57%) OSCE
3 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 4 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing

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 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
1 5 (35.71%) Sahi
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) WATIR
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) Grunt
4 1 (7.14%) gulp
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (28.57%) QA Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Security Penetration Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Security Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.14%) ArcSight Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SOC Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) Kafka
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) SCADA
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
1 5 (35.71%) BDD
1 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
1 5 (35.71%) QA Automation
1 5 (35.71%) SDLC
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
1 5 (35.71%) TDD
1 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CREST Certified
1 4 (28.57%) OSCE
1 4 (28.57%) OSCP
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau
1 1 (7.14%) VMware