The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 200 177 193
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Permanent jobs citing ODBC 9 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.62% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 7
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -10.58%
ODBC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1730 1602 2021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.35% 35.74% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1387 1837
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ODBC across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ODBC
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

ODBC Salary Trend in the West Midlands

ODBC
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ODBC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

ODBC Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

ODBC
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire - 3 £25,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £27,250 -
ODBC
England

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing ODBC 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 ODBC.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) JSON
3 7 (70.00%) GlassFish
3 7 (70.00%) System Testing
3 7 (70.00%) DAO
3 7 (70.00%) OLE
3 7 (70.00%) DTS
3 7 (70.00%) ActiveX
3 7 (70.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (70.00%) ADO
4 5 (50.00%) VB
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) MapBasic
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (40.00%) Ingres
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (40.00%) VBA
5 4 (40.00%) COM
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) XHTML
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) VBScript
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing ODBC 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 ODBC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (10.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) DTS
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) Ingres
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Trainee Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Trainee Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Trainee
5 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Database Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) JSON
1 7 (70.00%) DAO
1 7 (70.00%) OLE
1 7 (70.00%) ActiveX
1 7 (70.00%) ADO
2 4 (40.00%) COM
3 3 (30.00%) XHTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) JDBC
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) MapBasic
3 4 (40.00%) VBA
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VBScript
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ACCA
2 1 (10.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) CODA
3 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (10.00%) SAP