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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / West Midlands
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 892 1109 1285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.19% 21.73% 25.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.43% 48.60% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 750 953 1170
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,450
% change year-on-year
- +1.39%

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
2262 2282 2459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.14% 44.72% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1925 1950 2224
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 0 319 £42,500 +6.25% 61
Staffordshire -3 142 £37,500 - 15
Warwickshire -4 92 £37,000 -17.77% 16
Coventry -2 72 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Solihull -1 63 £34,000 -2.85% 9
Worcestershire -3 48 £32,000 -1.53% 13
Shropshire 0 43 £37,626 -11.46% 9
Herefordshire -12 24 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Walsall +6 12 £37,000 +2.77%
West Bromwich -3 11 £40,000 -4.76%
Wolverhampton +3 10 £55,000 +49.65%
Halesowen - 8 £24,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £36,250 - 1
Dudley +2 3 £37,500 +4.11% 3
Bilston - 2 £40,000 -
Tipton - 1 £37,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 857 (42.43%) .NET
2 801 (39.65%) SQL Server
3 777 (38.47%) C#
4 614 (30.40%) JavaScript
5 595 (29.46%) Microsoft
6 568 (28.12%) HTML
7 550 (27.23%) ASP.NET
8 468 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
9 452 (22.38%) CSS
9 452 (22.38%) MVC
10 365 (18.07%) Finance
11 344 (17.03%) T-SQL
12 339 (16.78%) Windows
13 319 (15.79%) MS Excel
14 294 (14.55%) XML
15 287 (14.21%) Oracle
16 277 (13.71%) VB.NET
17 275 (13.61%) jQuery
18 257 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
19 254 (12.57%) Web Development
20 251 (12.43%) Degree
21 239 (11.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 237 (11.73%) Java
23 233 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC
24 230 (11.39%) Web Services
25 191 (9.46%) .NET Framework
26 190 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
27 184 (9.11%) Software Engineering
27 184 (9.11%) Visual Studio
28 182 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration 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
1 106 (5.25%) IIS
2 87 (4.31%) SharePoint
3 65 (3.22%) CMS
4 47 (2.33%) SAS
5 45 (2.23%) JBoss
6 41 (2.03%) Umbraco
7 34 (1.68%) MS Exchange
7 34 (1.68%) WebLogic
7 34 (1.68%) WebSphere
8 30 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
8 30 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (1.04%) Skype for Business
11 20 (0.99%) Apache
12 19 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
13 16 (0.79%) nginx
14 13 (0.64%) WordPress
15 12 (0.59%) Apache Spark
15 12 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 319 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.87%) MS Office
3 23 (1.14%) SPSS
4 9 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.25%) MS Project
6 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.099%) Simulink
8 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.050%) Blender
8 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.050%) InDesign
8 1 (0.050%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.050%) Stata
Business Applications
1 49 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.54%) Magento
6 9 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (0.40%) OpenText MBPM
7 8 (0.40%) OpenText Process Suite
8 7 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.35%) Sage 200
8 7 (0.35%) Sentinel
8 7 (0.35%) Shopify
9 6 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.30%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 149 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.73%) Office 365
4 30 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (1.49%) IaaS
4 30 (1.49%) PaaS
4 30 (1.49%) SaaS
5 27 (1.34%) GitHub
6 9 (0.45%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.15%) G Suite
8 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.050%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.07%) DNS
2 51 (2.52%) Firewall
3 46 (2.28%) SSL
4 45 (2.23%) TCP/IP
5 38 (1.88%) HTTP
6 34 (1.68%) DHCP
7 27 (1.34%) LAN
8 21 (1.04%) SAN
9 18 (0.89%) WAN
10 13 (0.64%) Internet
11 12 (0.59%) VPN
12 11 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (0.50%) Wireless
14 9 (0.45%) IPv4
15 8 (0.40%) Unified Communications
16 7 (0.35%) Intranet
17 6 (0.30%) SNMP
18 4 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
18 4 (0.20%) LDAP
19 3 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 801 (39.65%) SQL Server
2 239 (11.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 182 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 162 (8.02%) Relational Database
5 155 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 145 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
7 135 (6.68%) MySQL
8 107 (5.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 96 (4.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 85 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 75 (3.71%) NoSQL
12 73 (3.61%) DB2
13 53 (2.62%) Oracle Database
14 52 (2.57%) MongoDB
15 48 (2.38%) RDBMS
16 47 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
17 43 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
18 41 (2.03%) Big Data
19 33 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
20 27 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 184 (9.11%) Visual Studio
2 148 (7.33%) Git (software)
3 113 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 57 (2.82%) Subversion
6 55 (2.72%) Selenium
7 43 (2.13%) JIRA
8 29 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 27 (1.34%) JUnit
10 25 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 25 (1.24%) TeamCity
11 19 (0.94%) Moq
12 18 (0.89%) WebDriver
13 17 (0.84%) Maven
14 16 (0.79%) Vagrant
15 14 (0.69%) Mercurial
16 12 (0.59%) Cucumber
16 12 (0.59%) PHPUnit
17 11 (0.54%) Toad
18 10 (0.50%) SoapUI
General
1 365 (18.07%) Finance
2 100 (4.95%) Retail
3 75 (3.71%) Marketing
4 58 (2.87%) Banking
5 57 (2.82%) Publishing
6 47 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 41 (2.03%) Advertising
8 35 (1.73%) Games
9 32 (1.58%) Automotive
10 28 (1.39%) Legal
11 22 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (1.04%) Telecoms
13 18 (0.89%) Back Office
14 16 (0.79%) Law
14 16 (0.79%) Retail Banking
15 14 (0.69%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.50%) Music Industry
17 8 (0.40%) International Banking
18 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
19 5 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 984 (48.71%) Developer
2 426 (21.09%) .NET Developer
3 374 (18.51%) Analyst
4 289 (14.31%) C# Developer
5 235 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 212 (10.50%) SQL Developer
7 199 (9.85%) Senior Developer
8 143 (7.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 118 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 110 (5.45%) Software Developer
11 94 (4.65%) Support Analyst
12 92 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
13 88 (4.36%) Web Developer
14 84 (4.16%) JavaScript Developer
15 83 (4.11%) Consultant
16 81 (4.01%) Applications Support
17 79 (3.91%) Junior
18 72 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 71 (3.51%) Software Engineer
20 68 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 857 (42.43%) .NET
2 568 (28.12%) HTML
3 550 (27.23%) ASP.NET
4 452 (22.38%) CSS
5 294 (14.55%) XML
6 275 (13.61%) jQuery
7 233 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 230 (11.39%) Web Services
9 191 (9.46%) .NET Framework
10 164 (8.12%) HTML5
11 151 (7.48%) AngularJS
12 136 (6.73%) Entity Framework
13 122 (6.04%) WCF
14 95 (4.70%) Ajax
15 90 (4.46%) WPF
16 84 (4.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 76 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web API
17 76 (3.76%) KnockoutJS
18 74 (3.66%) REST
19 71 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 190 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (6.44%) Computer Science
3 78 (3.86%) Mobile App
4 73 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 53 (2.62%) CMDB
6 50 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 49 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (2.23%) iPad
9 32 (1.58%) User Experience
10 29 (1.44%) Statistics
11 26 (1.29%) NHS
12 22 (1.09%) Mathematics
13 18 (0.89%) Algorithms
13 18 (0.89%) PMI
13 18 (0.89%) Visualisation
14 17 (0.84%) Clustering
15 16 (0.79%) Driving Licence
16 14 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
16 14 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
16 14 (0.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 339 (16.78%) Windows
2 166 (8.22%) Linux
3 127 (6.29%) Windows Server
4 106 (5.25%) Unix
5 63 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (2.67%) Apple iOS
7 50 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (2.43%) Android
9 31 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (1.19%) Windows 10
10 24 (1.19%) Windows 7
11 22 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.99%) Solaris
13 15 (0.74%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.69%) Windows Vista
15 13 (0.64%) AIX
16 9 (0.45%) HPUX
17 8 (0.40%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
19 2 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (22.38%) MVC
3 257 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
4 254 (12.57%) Web Development
5 184 (9.11%) Software Engineering
6 165 (8.17%) Scrum
7 164 (8.12%) TDD
8 148 (7.33%) Mentoring
9 144 (7.13%) CRM
10 135 (6.68%) OO
11 131 (6.49%) SOA
12 115 (5.69%) SDLC
13 114 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
14 112 (5.54%) ITIL
15 104 (5.15%) Project Management
16 96 (4.75%) Line Management
17 94 (4.65%) E-Commerce
18 91 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
19 90 (4.46%) ETL
20 87 (4.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 777 (38.47%) C#
2 614 (30.40%) JavaScript
3 344 (17.03%) T-SQL
4 277 (13.71%) VB.NET
5 237 (11.73%) Java
6 102 (5.05%) PHP
7 92 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 81 (4.01%) VB
9 73 (3.61%) Python
10 56 (2.77%) C
11 54 (2.67%) PowerShell
12 53 (2.62%) VBA
13 41 (2.03%) C++
14 36 (1.78%) R
15 28 (1.39%) Ruby
16 26 (1.29%) TypeScript
17 16 (0.79%) VB6
18 15 (0.74%) F#
18 15 (0.74%) Scala
18 15 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 251 (12.43%) Degree
2 74 (3.66%) ISEB
3 61 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (2.92%) Security Cleared
5 48 (2.38%) PMI Certification
6 30 (1.49%) PMP
7 25 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 24 (1.19%) ISTQB
9 23 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 23 (1.14%) LPIC
10 19 (0.94%) MCSD
11 11 (0.54%) MCTS
12 10 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.50%) MCSA
12 10 (0.50%) MCSE
13 9 (0.45%) HND
13 9 (0.45%) MCP
14 8 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.35%) MCAD
16 6 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.95%) QA
2 29 (1.44%) SLA
3 25 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.25%) SDET
7 3 (0.15%) DICOM
7 3 (0.15%) HL7
8 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.050%) COBIT
9 1 (0.050%) GAMP
9 1 (0.050%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.050%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.050%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.050%) MISRA
9 1 (0.050%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 130 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (5.89%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.03%) Docker
4 35 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.14%) Firmware
7 20 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
8 14 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (0.59%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.59%) XenApp
11 10 (0.50%) NFS
11 10 (0.50%) vSphere
12 9 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.25%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.20%) HDFS
15 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.15%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.099%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 48 (2.38%) SCCM
2 33 (1.63%) SCOM
2 33 (1.63%) SCVMM
3 27 (1.34%) Backup Exec
4 24 (1.19%) NetBackup
5 19 (0.94%) Ansible
6 7 (0.35%) Nagios
6 7 (0.35%) Puppet
6 7 (0.35%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.20%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.15%) Oozie
9 2 (0.099%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.099%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.099%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.099%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.099%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.050%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.050%) WSUS
Vendors
1 595 (29.46%) Microsoft
2 287 (14.21%) Oracle
3 156 (7.72%) VMware
4 102 (5.05%) Citrix
5 79 (3.91%) Cisco
6 77 (3.81%) IBM
7 69 (3.42%) HP
8 65 (3.22%) NetApp
9 52 (2.57%) EMC
10 48 (2.38%) SAP
11 46 (2.28%) Red Hat
12 40 (1.98%) Google
13 39 (1.93%) CheckPoint
14 31 (1.53%) 3PAR
14 31 (1.53%) Juniper
15 30 (1.49%) BMC
16 28 (1.39%) SolarWinds
17 26 (1.29%) Cognos
17 26 (1.29%) Telerik
18 17 (0.84%) Tableau
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension scheme, incetives
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stone, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum 40k-55k
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago