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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1194 1244 1328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.59% 22.03% 24.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.55% 47.01% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1097 1074
Median salary £37,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2565 2646 2630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.24% 46.86% 49.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2152 2344 2221
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West 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 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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 396 £37,500 -6.25% 40
Staffordshire +1 233 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Warwickshire +2 140 £38,500 +10.00% 14
Coventry -11 102 £42,500 +8.97% 8
Worcestershire +12 62 £31,500 -13.69% 4
Wolverhampton 0 48 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Shropshire +5 44 £35,500 -10.69% 7
Solihull -6 23 £27,500 -15.38% 4
Herefordshire +4 19 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Sutton Coldfield -2 14 £28,000 -12.50% 3
West Bromwich +7 12 £45,000 +80.00%
Walsall +4 11 £31,500 +9.56% 2
Halesowen +6 6 £23,750 -9.52% 1
Dudley -1 6 £26,750 -40.55%
Brierley Hill 0 2 £37,000 -7.50%
Bilston - 2 £30,250 -
Kingswinford - 1 £21,500 - 1
Smethwick - 1 £26,000 -
Wednesbury - 1 £32,500 -
Willenhall - 1 £34,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 951 (38.98%) .NET
2 908 (37.21%) SQL Server
3 860 (35.25%) C#
4 730 (29.92%) JavaScript
5 679 (27.83%) Microsoft
6 674 (27.62%) HTML
7 559 (22.91%) ASP.NET
8 529 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
9 515 (21.11%) Oracle
10 500 (20.49%) MVC
11 492 (20.16%) CSS
12 441 (18.07%) Finance
13 437 (17.91%) Degree
14 422 (17.30%) T-SQL
15 383 (15.70%) Windows
16 374 (15.33%) jQuery
17 371 (15.20%) Java
18 342 (14.02%) VB.NET
19 341 (13.98%) XML
20 322 (13.20%) MS Excel
21 306 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
22 286 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 277 (11.35%) MySQL
24 235 (9.63%) Scrum
25 234 (9.59%) OO
26 231 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
27 213 (8.73%) Relational Database
27 213 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 211 (8.65%) Web Development
28 211 (8.65%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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
1 117 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 85 (3.48%) JBoss
3 82 (3.36%) IIS
4 61 (2.50%) Apache
5 59 (2.42%) Apache Spark
6 56 (2.30%) GlassFish
7 51 (2.09%) WildFly
8 43 (1.76%) CMS
9 40 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (1.56%) MS Exchange
11 28 (1.15%) SAS
12 27 (1.11%) Skype for Business
13 24 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 24 (0.98%) WebSphere
14 22 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
15 19 (0.78%) Apache Pig
15 19 (0.78%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.78%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.70%) nginx
17 15 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 322 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 84 (3.44%) MS Office
3 32 (1.31%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.41%) MS Project
6 10 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.37%) PrintSoft PReS
8 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.12%) SPSS
11 2 (0.082%) Blender
Business Applications
1 57 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 34 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
4 28 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
5 27 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
5 27 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 26 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
7 20 (0.82%) Magento
7 20 (0.82%) SAP Business One
8 19 (0.78%) Exstream
9 17 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
10 11 (0.45%) Sentinel
11 9 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
12 6 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.20%) JDE World
13 5 (0.20%) Sage 1000
14 4 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 99 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.39%) Office 365
4 23 (0.94%) GitHub
4 23 (0.94%) PaaS
5 22 (0.90%) IaaS
5 22 (0.90%) SaaS
6 18 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.16%) Google Drive
8 4 (0.16%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.041%) Heroku
11 1 (0.041%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.041%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.62%) Firewall
2 44 (1.80%) DNS
3 43 (1.76%) LAN
3 43 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 37 (1.52%) SAN
4 37 (1.52%) WAN
5 36 (1.48%) SSL
6 29 (1.19%) Internet
7 26 (1.07%) DHCP
8 23 (0.94%) HTTP
9 14 (0.57%) Wireless
10 13 (0.53%) VoIP
11 12 (0.49%) VPN
12 11 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (0.37%) Skype
14 8 (0.33%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.29%) NAS
15 7 (0.29%) NetScaler
16 4 (0.16%) Kerberos
16 4 (0.16%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 908 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 286 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 277 (11.35%) MySQL
4 213 (8.73%) Relational Database
4 213 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 202 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 177 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
7 124 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 106 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
9 104 (4.26%) Oracle Database
10 92 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 82 (3.36%) RDBMS
12 80 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 73 (2.99%) Hadoop
14 65 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 63 (2.58%) Big Data
16 62 (2.54%) NoSQL
17 61 (2.50%) MongoDB
18 58 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
19 56 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 194 (7.95%) Visual Studio
2 121 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 93 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 90 (3.69%) Selenium
5 84 (3.44%) Jenkins
6 75 (3.07%) JUnit
7 58 (2.38%) Hudson
8 51 (2.09%) JBehave
9 39 (1.60%) JIRA
10 37 (1.52%) Subversion
11 36 (1.48%) Maven
12 27 (1.11%) Cucumber
13 25 (1.02%) WebDriver
14 22 (0.90%) Ant
15 20 (0.82%) Eclipse
15 20 (0.82%) RSpec
16 19 (0.78%) NUnit
17 18 (0.74%) WATIR
18 17 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 16 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 441 (18.07%) Finance
2 164 (6.72%) Retail
3 94 (3.85%) Marketing
4 75 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 53 (2.17%) Advertising
6 52 (2.13%) Banking
7 44 (1.80%) Games
7 44 (1.80%) Publishing
8 43 (1.76%) Automotive
9 30 (1.23%) Legal
10 29 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.07%) Billing
12 21 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.74%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.61%) Back Office
15 14 (0.57%) Law
15 14 (0.57%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.41%) German Language
17 10 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1292 (52.95%) Developer
2 480 (19.67%) .NET Developer
3 465 (19.06%) Analyst
4 352 (14.43%) C# Developer
5 318 (13.03%) SQL Developer
6 283 (11.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 269 (11.02%) Senior Developer
8 159 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 152 (6.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 134 (5.49%) Java Developer
11 125 (5.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 115 (4.71%) C# Software Developer
13 103 (4.22%) Support Analyst
14 102 (4.18%) VB.NET Developer
15 101 (4.14%) .NET Software Developer
16 98 (4.02%) Consultant
17 95 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 95 (3.89%) Test Analyst
18 89 (3.65%) Web Developer
19 86 (3.52%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 951 (38.98%) .NET
2 674 (27.62%) HTML
3 559 (22.91%) ASP.NET
4 492 (20.16%) CSS
5 374 (15.33%) jQuery
6 341 (13.98%) XML
7 211 (8.65%) Web Services
8 201 (8.24%) HTML5
9 200 (8.20%) .NET Framework
10 196 (8.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 143 (5.86%) WCF
12 128 (5.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 120 (4.92%) WPF
14 118 (4.84%) Spring
15 115 (4.71%) Entity Framework
16 107 (4.39%) AngularJS
17 90 (3.69%) Ajax
18 81 (3.32%) RESTful
18 81 (3.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 79 (3.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 231 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 136 (5.57%) Mobile App
4 82 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
5 81 (3.32%) Mathematics
6 61 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 60 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 52 (2.13%) Visualisation
9 42 (1.72%) iPad
10 41 (1.68%) Clustering
10 41 (1.68%) Statistics
11 40 (1.64%) Artificial Intelligence
11 40 (1.64%) CMDB
12 37 (1.52%) Smart Meter
13 30 (1.23%) Driving Licence
14 27 (1.11%) User Experience
15 26 (1.07%) Replication
16 25 (1.02%) Algorithms
17 23 (0.94%) N-Tier
18 21 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 383 (15.70%) Windows
2 183 (7.50%) Unix
3 153 (6.27%) Linux
4 101 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 83 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 78 (3.20%) Android
7 53 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (1.76%) Windows 7
9 39 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (1.15%) Solaris
11 23 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.86%) AIX
13 19 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (0.61%) Windows 10
15 13 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (0.45%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.41%) SUSE
18 7 (0.29%) HPUX
19 5 (0.20%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (20.49%) MVC
3 306 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
4 235 (9.63%) Scrum
5 234 (9.59%) OO
6 211 (8.65%) Web Development
7 208 (8.52%) Software Engineering
8 202 (8.28%) Mentoring
9 194 (7.95%) TDD
10 176 (7.21%) SDLC
11 158 (6.48%) ETL
11 158 (6.48%) SOA
12 149 (6.11%) Project Management
13 148 (6.07%) CRM
14 143 (5.86%) ITIL
15 128 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
16 124 (5.08%) Unit Testing
17 118 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
18 117 (4.80%) OOP
19 112 (4.59%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 860 (35.25%) C#
2 730 (29.92%) JavaScript
3 422 (17.30%) T-SQL
4 371 (15.20%) Java
5 342 (14.02%) VB.NET
6 191 (7.83%) PL/SQL
7 148 (6.07%) PHP
8 127 (5.20%) VB
9 108 (4.43%) Python
10 93 (3.81%) C++
11 57 (2.34%) VBA
12 55 (2.25%) PowerShell
13 53 (2.17%) Scala
14 51 (2.09%) Shell Script
15 45 (1.84%) Ruby
16 37 (1.52%) C
17 30 (1.23%) Clojure
17 30 (1.23%) R
18 25 (1.02%) VB6
19 24 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 437 (17.91%) Degree
2 112 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (3.24%) ISEB
4 52 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 39 (1.60%) MCSD
6 37 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 31 (1.27%) SC Cleared
8 28 (1.15%) PMI Certification
9 27 (1.11%) MCTS
10 25 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (0.90%) HND
12 18 (0.74%) PMP
13 17 (0.70%) MCSE
14 14 (0.57%) MCITP
15 13 (0.53%) MCPD
16 12 (0.49%) LPIC
17 11 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
18 10 (0.41%) MCP
18 10 (0.41%) MCSA
19 9 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (5.94%) QA
2 41 (1.68%) SLA
3 32 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.12%) GAMP
6 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.082%) DICOM
7 2 (0.082%) HL7
7 2 (0.082%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.041%) SDET
System Software
1 117 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 97 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.43%) Docker
5 22 (0.90%) Firmware
6 21 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (0.74%) Apache Flume
7 18 (0.74%) HDFS
8 13 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
9 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (0.49%) vSphere
10 6 (0.25%) XenApp
10 6 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.20%) iptables
12 4 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.16%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (1.52%) Puppet
1 37 (1.52%) SCCM
2 33 (1.35%) NetBackup
3 22 (0.90%) SCOM
4 21 (0.86%) SCVMM
5 19 (0.78%) Backup Exec
6 18 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
6 18 (0.74%) Oozie
7 14 (0.57%) Ansible
7 14 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (0.41%) Oracle ZFS
9 10 (0.41%) Unicenter
10 9 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.20%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.20%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.20%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 679 (27.83%) Microsoft
2 515 (21.11%) Oracle
3 121 (4.96%) VMware
4 70 (2.87%) HP
5 63 (2.58%) Cisco
6 61 (2.50%) SAP
7 57 (2.34%) IBM
8 55 (2.25%) Citrix
9 51 (2.09%) Informatica
10 45 (1.84%) Tableau
11 44 (1.80%) NetApp
12 41 (1.68%) Facebook
13 39 (1.60%) Twitter
14 34 (1.39%) EMC
15 29 (1.19%) Red Hat
16 27 (1.11%) Google
17 23 (0.94%) 3PAR
18 22 (0.90%) CheckPoint
18 22 (0.90%) ServiceNow
19 21 (0.86%) Adobe
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Vacancy Filler
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38500 per annum + 46 days hols + exc bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days hol + pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Market Drayton, Shropshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS!
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday