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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 211 193 188
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing ODBC 1 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.050% 0.75% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 10
Average salary £23,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
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
1997 1870 1950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.42% 34.19% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1723 1671 1697
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ADO
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Apple

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate
3 1 (25.00%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) ADO
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Apple