The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 SQL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1396 1192 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.63% 24.03% 24.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.62% 46.93% 44.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1027 1048
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2653 2540 2612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.71% 51.20% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2220 2315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SQL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL
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 SQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Birmingham +1 465 £37,500 - 47
Staffordshire +2 246 £35,000 +16.66% 29
Warwickshire -4 165 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Coventry -2 151 £38,500 +10.00% 19
Solihull +3 92 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Worcestershire +8 53 £34,000 -11.68% 3
Wolverhampton +2 38 £35,000 +1.44% 9
Walsall +2 32 £37,500 +13.63% 3
Shropshire -3 29 £32,500 +13.04% 5
West Bromwich 0 13 £42,500 +13.33%
Herefordshire 0 8 £36,250 +45.00%
Sutton Coldfield +4 6 £35,750 +26.54% 3
Dudley -1 6 £37,000 +5.71%
Wednesbury - 5 £31,500 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £28,250 -
Kingswinford - 1 £29,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 1289 (46.32%) SQL Server
2 1079 (38.77%) .NET
3 886 (31.84%) C#
4 860 (30.90%) Microsoft
5 743 (26.70%) HTML
6 649 (23.32%) ASP.NET
7 596 (21.42%) JavaScript
8 574 (20.63%) Windows
9 563 (20.23%) CSS
10 551 (19.80%) Oracle
11 525 (18.86%) T-SQL
12 519 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
13 492 (17.68%) MS Excel
14 465 (16.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 403 (14.48%) Degree
16 401 (14.41%) Finance
17 396 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
18 387 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 379 (13.62%) VB.NET
20 378 (13.58%) MVC
21 373 (13.40%) jQuery
22 366 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
23 326 (11.71%) UNIX
24 302 (10.85%) .NET Framework
25 288 (10.35%) XML
25 288 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
26 287 (10.31%) Relational Database
27 272 (9.77%) PL/SQL
28 249 (8.95%) Java
29 234 (8.41%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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
1 193 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 135 (4.85%) IIS
3 73 (2.62%) Apache
4 55 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 54 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
6 49 (1.76%) MS Exchange
6 49 (1.76%) Oracle Workflow
7 42 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 39 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 30 (1.08%) GlassFish
10 29 (1.04%) JBoss
11 25 (0.90%) SAS
12 21 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 19 (0.68%) WebLogic
14 14 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (0.47%) CMS
16 10 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 492 (17.68%) MS Excel
2 116 (4.17%) MS Office
3 33 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.29%) SPSS
6 8 (0.29%) S-PLUS
7 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.11%) MS Project
9 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.036%) Simulink
9 1 (0.036%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 106 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
3 58 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 46 (1.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 37 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
6 27 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
7 20 (0.72%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 17 (0.61%) Agresso
9 14 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
11 11 (0.40%) Line 500
12 10 (0.36%) Magento
12 10 (0.36%) Servitor
13 7 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 6 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
14 6 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
14 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
15 5 (0.18%) Summit
15 5 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.37%) SaaS
2 37 (1.33%) Office 365
3 34 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.54%) GitHub
5 12 (0.43%) Taleo
6 6 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.036%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.12%) LAN
1 59 (2.12%) Firewall
2 53 (1.90%) SAN
3 46 (1.65%) WAN
4 41 (1.47%) VPN
5 39 (1.40%) Internet
6 31 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 24 (0.86%) DNS
8 14 (0.50%) DHCP
9 11 (0.40%) HTTP
9 11 (0.40%) SNMP
9 11 (0.40%) NAS
10 10 (0.36%) Intranet
11 8 (0.29%) VLAN
11 8 (0.29%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.25%) FTP
12 7 (0.25%) GPRS
13 6 (0.22%) SSL
13 6 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (0.22%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1289 (46.32%) SQL Server
2 465 (16.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 387 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 366 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 287 (10.31%) Relational Database
6 183 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
7 180 (6.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 173 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 164 (5.89%) Oracle Database
10 155 (5.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 130 (4.67%) RDBMS
12 120 (4.31%) MySQL
13 116 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
14 72 (2.59%) DB2
14 72 (2.59%) OLAP
15 67 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
16 64 (2.30%) MS Access
17 61 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
18 60 (2.16%) Big Data
19 56 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 234 (8.41%) Visual Studio
2 110 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (3.38%) Subversion
4 53 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
5 49 (1.76%) Toad
6 46 (1.65%) Git (software)
7 41 (1.47%) ReSharper
8 17 (0.61%) JIRA
8 17 (0.61%) JUnit
9 15 (0.54%) Hudson
10 13 (0.47%) Eclipse
10 13 (0.47%) Maven
10 13 (0.47%) Mercurial
11 12 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (0.40%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.36%) Selenium
14 9 (0.32%) NetAdvantage
14 9 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 9 (0.32%) LLBLGen Pro
15 8 (0.29%) Xcode
General
1 401 (14.41%) Finance
2 100 (3.59%) Retail
3 65 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 46 (1.65%) Automotive
5 45 (1.62%) Marketing
6 41 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 39 (1.40%) Banking
8 29 (1.04%) Advertising
8 29 (1.04%) Legal
9 22 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 19 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 17 (0.61%) Billing
12 16 (0.57%) Back Office
13 14 (0.50%) Law
14 13 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.43%) Front Office
16 5 (0.18%) Games
16 5 (0.18%) Local Government
16 5 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.072%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1372 (49.30%) Developer
2 599 (21.52%) Analyst
3 373 (13.40%) .NET Developer
4 211 (7.58%) Software Developer
5 208 (7.47%) C# Developer
6 205 (7.37%) DBA
7 198 (7.11%) Senior Developer
8 180 (6.47%) Support Analyst
9 173 (6.22%) Applications Support
10 156 (5.61%) SQL Developer
11 152 (5.46%) Administrator
12 136 (4.89%) Web Developer
13 131 (4.71%) SQL DBA
14 130 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
15 106 (3.81%) Consultant
16 104 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 103 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
18 101 (3.63%) Junior
19 100 (3.59%) Team Leader
20 83 (2.98%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1079 (38.77%) .NET
2 743 (26.70%) HTML
3 649 (23.32%) ASP.NET
4 563 (20.23%) CSS
5 373 (13.40%) jQuery
6 302 (10.85%) .NET Framework
7 288 (10.35%) XML
8 223 (8.01%) HTML5
9 217 (7.80%) Web Services
10 216 (7.76%) Ajax
11 152 (5.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 139 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 128 (4.60%) WCF
14 127 (4.56%) LINQ
15 114 (4.10%) CSS3
16 100 (3.59%) WPF
17 93 (3.34%) AngularJS
18 92 (3.31%) WinForms
19 81 (2.91%) J2EE
20 80 (2.87%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 288 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 77 (2.77%) Mobile App
4 63 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 46 (1.65%) Mathematics
6 39 (1.40%) Statistics
7 37 (1.33%) Equities
8 36 (1.29%) Clustering
8 36 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 33 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 30 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.04%) Visualisation
12 27 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 27 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 24 (0.86%) Open Source
14 23 (0.83%) Replication
14 23 (0.83%) User Experience
15 22 (0.79%) Derivative
15 22 (0.79%) Data Integration
16 19 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 574 (20.63%) Windows
2 326 (11.71%) UNIX
3 226 (8.12%) Linux
4 103 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 41 (1.47%) Solaris
9 31 (1.11%) Windows 8
10 30 (1.08%) Windows XP
11 27 (0.97%) Windows Vista
12 25 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 23 (0.83%) Ubuntu
14 22 (0.79%) Android
15 17 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.32%) AIX
17 7 (0.25%) VMS
17 7 (0.25%) CentOS
17 7 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
3 378 (13.58%) MVC
4 213 (7.65%) CRM
5 199 (7.15%) OO
6 189 (6.79%) Web Development
7 174 (6.25%) ETL
8 173 (6.22%) ITIL
9 158 (5.68%) Software Engineering
10 147 (5.28%) TDD
11 138 (4.96%) Scrum
12 124 (4.46%) Mentoring
13 114 (4.10%) Data Analysis
14 113 (4.06%) Workflow
15 111 (3.99%) E-Commerce
16 108 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
17 105 (3.77%) Project Management
18 100 (3.59%) Unit Testing
19 89 (3.20%) OOP
20 80 (2.87%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 886 (31.84%) C#
2 596 (21.42%) JavaScript
3 525 (18.86%) T-SQL
4 379 (13.62%) VB.NET
5 272 (9.77%) PL/SQL
6 249 (8.95%) Java
7 201 (7.22%) VB
8 132 (4.74%) PHP
9 94 (3.38%) VBA
10 83 (2.98%) VB6
11 79 (2.84%) Shell Script
12 69 (2.48%) Python
13 65 (2.34%) Perl
14 52 (1.87%) C++
15 45 (1.62%) C
16 22 (0.79%) PHP5
17 20 (0.72%) PowerShell
17 20 (0.72%) Ruby
18 19 (0.68%) VBScript
19 16 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 403 (14.48%) Degree
2 126 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 105 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 68 (2.44%) ISEB
5 48 (1.72%) MCTS
6 46 (1.65%) SC Cleared
7 43 (1.55%) MCP
8 42 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 37 (1.33%) MCITP
9 37 (1.33%) ISTQB
10 34 (1.22%) MCSD
11 24 (0.86%) MCAD
12 23 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 22 (0.79%) MCSE
14 21 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
15 15 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (0.47%) OCP
17 10 (0.36%) Sun Certification
17 10 (0.36%) OCPJP
17 10 (0.36%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (3.92%) QA
2 87 (3.13%) SLA
3 19 (0.68%) TickIT
3 19 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.072%) COBIT
System Software
1 123 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 70 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 36 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
5 34 (1.22%) vSphere
6 16 (0.57%) XenApp
6 16 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.14%) RHEV
9 4 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.14%) Nmap
10 3 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.11%) XenServer
11 1 (0.036%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.036%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.036%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 33 (1.19%) Nagios
2 25 (0.90%) Data Guard
3 12 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (0.40%) Puppet
5 9 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.29%) Netcool
7 7 (0.25%) WMI
7 7 (0.25%) SCCM
8 5 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.18%) OpenNMS
9 3 (0.11%) Legato
9 3 (0.11%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.072%) SCOM
10 2 (0.072%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.072%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.072%) Nessus
11 1 (0.036%) WSUS
11 1 (0.036%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.036%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 860 (30.90%) Microsoft
2 551 (19.80%) Oracle
3 147 (5.28%) VMware
4 87 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 84 (3.02%) Cognos
6 74 (2.66%) Cisco
6 74 (2.66%) Citrix
7 53 (1.90%) IBM
8 36 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 33 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
10 32 (1.15%) HP
11 26 (0.93%) Sun
12 23 (0.83%) NetApp
13 22 (0.79%) Apple
13 22 (0.79%) SAP
13 22 (0.79%) Sybase
14 21 (0.75%) Sage
15 19 (0.68%) Informatica
15 19 (0.68%) Twitter
16 16 (0.57%) Nimsoft
Warwickshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car allowance, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits, great role
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + pension + other exciting benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + growing company
Posted: 2 days ago