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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1247 1189 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.49% 22.53% 24.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.11% 45.61% 50.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1087 1099
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
2592 2607 2526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.58% 49.39% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 2348 2189
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 0 338 £40,000 - 38
Staffordshire 0 214 £37,500 +7.14% 33
Warwickshire +1 207 £50,000 +42.85% 19
Shropshire +3 115 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Coventry -6 112 £40,000 +3.89% 19
Worcestershire -1 97 £35,000 - 13
Wolverhampton -1 28 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Solihull -2 21 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Walsall -8 17 £37,500 -7.97% 1
Herefordshire +2 15 £30,000 -25.00%
West Bromwich -6 10 £47,500 +26.66%
Dudley +10 4 £38,750 +61.45% 1
Sutton Coldfield -4 3 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Kingswinford +1 1 £52,500 +84.21% 1
Willenhall - 1 £32,500 - 1
Bilston - 1 £20,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 961 (38.56%) SQL Server
2 920 (36.92%) .NET
3 792 (31.78%) C#
4 655 (26.28%) JavaScript
5 624 (25.04%) Microsoft
6 572 (22.95%) Oracle
7 562 (22.55%) HTML
8 553 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
9 527 (21.15%) Degree
10 525 (21.07%) ASP.NET
11 482 (19.34%) T-SQL
12 452 (18.14%) Java
13 441 (17.70%) MVC
13 441 (17.70%) Finance
14 426 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
15 417 (16.73%) CSS
16 380 (15.25%) Windows
17 362 (14.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 323 (12.96%) MS Excel
19 319 (12.80%) XML
20 307 (12.32%) Software Engineering
21 304 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 288 (11.56%) jQuery
23 285 (11.44%) Scrum
24 281 (11.28%) MySQL
25 263 (10.55%) PL/SQL
26 254 (10.19%) OO
27 242 (9.71%) VB.NET
28 239 (9.59%) TDD
29 236 (9.47%) SOA

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
1 142 (5.70%) JBoss
2 120 (4.82%) GlassFish
3 108 (4.33%) SharePoint
4 98 (3.93%) Apache Spark
5 91 (3.65%) WildFly
6 86 (3.45%) Apache
7 73 (2.93%) IIS
8 58 (2.33%) SAS
9 42 (1.69%) Apache Pig
9 42 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (1.52%) MS Exchange
11 36 (1.44%) Skype for Business
12 34 (1.36%) CMS
13 28 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 26 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
15 25 (1.00%) Tomcat
16 24 (0.96%) Node.js
17 19 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
18 18 (0.72%) Oracle UPK
19 16 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 323 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 84 (3.37%) MS Office
3 21 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.40%) SPSS
7 9 (0.36%) MS Project
8 8 (0.32%) PrintSoft PReS
9 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 50 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
3 45 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 42 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 30 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 27 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
7 25 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
8 23 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
9 22 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
10 20 (0.80%) SAP Business One
11 19 (0.76%) Exstream
12 13 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
13 11 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
14 10 (0.40%) HFM
15 9 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
16 8 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
16 8 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
17 7 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
18 5 (0.20%) JDE World
18 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.04%) SaaS
4 23 (0.92%) Office 365
5 21 (0.84%) PaaS
6 17 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 17 (0.68%) IaaS
7 14 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.36%) GitHub
9 4 (0.16%) Google Drive
9 4 (0.16%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.080%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.080%) Heroku
11 2 (0.080%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.040%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.040%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.040%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.040%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.09%) Firewall
2 43 (1.73%) SAN
3 34 (1.36%) LAN
4 33 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.24%) Internet
6 30 (1.20%) WAN
7 29 (1.16%) SSL
8 24 (0.96%) DNS
9 18 (0.72%) DHCP
10 14 (0.56%) HTTP
11 11 (0.44%) Kerberos
12 10 (0.40%) Unified Communications
13 9 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (0.32%) Intranet
14 8 (0.32%) NAS
15 7 (0.28%) MPLS
15 7 (0.28%) VoIP
16 6 (0.24%) Cisco IPT
16 6 (0.24%) WebEx
16 6 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 961 (38.56%) SQL Server
2 362 (14.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 304 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 281 (11.28%) MySQL
5 230 (9.23%) Relational Database
6 229 (9.19%) Data Warehouse
7 215 (8.63%) PostgreSQL
8 171 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 158 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 125 (5.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 104 (4.17%) Hadoop
12 101 (4.05%) Big Data
13 98 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 98 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
14 93 (3.73%) Oracle Database
15 90 (3.61%) RDBMS
16 80 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
17 71 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
17 71 (2.85%) NoSQL
18 68 (2.73%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 182 (7.30%) Visual Studio
2 130 (5.22%) JUnit
3 125 (5.02%) Hudson
3 125 (5.02%) Jenkins
4 114 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 99 (3.97%) Selenium
6 91 (3.65%) JBehave
7 77 (3.09%) Cucumber
7 77 (3.09%) Git (software)
8 74 (2.97%) RSpec
9 45 (1.81%) WATIR
10 40 (1.61%) Subversion
11 33 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
12 30 (1.20%) Maven
13 27 (1.08%) Toad
14 23 (0.92%) TeamCity
15 22 (0.88%) NUnit
15 22 (0.88%) WebDriver
16 21 (0.84%) JIRA
16 21 (0.84%) ReSharper
General
1 441 (17.70%) Finance
2 149 (5.98%) Retail
3 100 (4.01%) Marketing
4 97 (3.89%) Billing
5 48 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 35 (1.40%) Games
6 35 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.28%) Advertising
8 30 (1.20%) Automotive
9 29 (1.16%) Banking
9 29 (1.16%) Publishing
10 26 (1.04%) Legal
11 12 (0.48%) Law
12 8 (0.32%) Back Office
12 8 (0.32%) Front Office
12 8 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.24%) Military
15 5 (0.20%) Local Government
15 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1315 (52.77%) Developer
2 478 (19.18%) Analyst
3 442 (17.74%) .NET Developer
4 329 (13.20%) SQL Developer
5 314 (12.60%) C# Developer
6 254 (10.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 237 (9.51%) Senior Developer
8 214 (8.59%) Java Developer
9 150 (6.02%) Software Developer
10 146 (5.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 135 (5.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 126 (5.06%) DBA
13 120 (4.82%) .NET Software Developer
13 120 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
14 118 (4.74%) SQL Analyst
15 116 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 115 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
17 106 (4.25%) Test Analyst
18 105 (4.21%) Administrator
19 98 (3.93%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 920 (36.92%) .NET
2 562 (22.55%) HTML
3 525 (21.07%) ASP.NET
4 417 (16.73%) CSS
5 319 (12.80%) XML
6 288 (11.56%) jQuery
7 220 (8.83%) Web Services
8 193 (7.74%) Spring
9 191 (7.66%) HTML5
10 188 (7.54%) .NET Framework
11 177 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 159 (6.38%) WCF
13 151 (6.06%) Hibernate
14 149 (5.98%) RESTful
15 137 (5.50%) JMS
16 133 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 129 (5.18%) Java EE
18 124 (4.98%) WPF
19 118 (4.74%) JAX-RS
20 116 (4.65%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 200 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 147 (5.90%) Mathematics
4 128 (5.14%) Mobile App
5 81 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 60 (2.41%) Artificial Intelligence
7 59 (2.37%) Smart Meter
8 53 (2.13%) Visualisation
9 49 (1.97%) Replication
10 48 (1.93%) Clustering
11 44 (1.77%) Data Centre
12 40 (1.61%) Data Structures
13 39 (1.57%) N-Tier
13 39 (1.57%) Statistics
14 26 (1.04%) Driving Licence
14 26 (1.04%) Management Information System
15 25 (1.00%) CMDB
16 24 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
17 22 (0.88%) Algorithms
18 19 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 380 (15.25%) Windows
2 185 (7.42%) Unix
3 162 (6.50%) Linux
4 89 (3.57%) Android
5 79 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 79 (3.17%) Windows Server
6 50 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 23 (0.92%) Solaris
10 19 (0.76%) Windows 10
11 17 (0.68%) Windows 8
12 16 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.52%) AIX
13 13 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.36%) SUSE
16 5 (0.20%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.16%) HPUX
18 3 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (17.70%) MVC
3 426 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
4 307 (12.32%) Software Engineering
5 285 (11.44%) Scrum
6 254 (10.19%) OO
7 239 (9.59%) TDD
8 236 (9.47%) SOA
9 233 (9.35%) Unit Testing
10 220 (8.83%) ETL
11 213 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
11 213 (8.55%) Mentoring
12 201 (8.07%) Web Development
13 170 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
14 158 (6.34%) Dependency Injection
15 157 (6.30%) SDLC
16 148 (5.94%) Data Modelling
17 138 (5.54%) Analytics
18 129 (5.18%) OOP
19 125 (5.02%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 792 (31.78%) C#
2 655 (26.28%) JavaScript
3 482 (19.34%) T-SQL
4 452 (18.14%) Java
5 263 (10.55%) PL/SQL
6 242 (9.71%) VB.NET
7 122 (4.90%) VB
8 106 (4.25%) Python
9 97 (3.89%) PHP
10 80 (3.21%) Shell Script
11 76 (3.05%) C++
12 65 (2.61%) Ruby
13 58 (2.33%) Scala
14 49 (1.97%) C
15 48 (1.93%) VBA
16 42 (1.69%) PowerShell
17 41 (1.65%) Clojure
18 38 (1.52%) XAML
19 29 (1.16%) Groovy
20 27 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 527 (21.15%) Degree
2 135 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (2.77%) ISEB
4 50 (2.01%) Security Cleared
5 43 (1.73%) MCSD
6 41 (1.65%) HND
7 32 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 32 (1.28%) MCSE
8 27 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 23 (0.92%) MCTS
10 20 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (0.72%) MCITP
12 17 (0.68%) MCPD
13 13 (0.52%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.52%) PMP
14 12 (0.48%) Sun Certification
15 11 (0.44%) DBS Check
15 11 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.40%) MCSA
16 10 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.33%) QA
2 64 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 36 (1.44%) SLA
4 13 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.080%) Basel II
8 2 (0.080%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.080%) GAMP
8 2 (0.080%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.080%) SDET
System Software
1 85 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 77 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.13%) Docker
4 42 (1.69%) Apache Flume
4 42 (1.69%) HDFS
5 20 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.76%) vSphere
7 17 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
8 12 (0.48%) Firmware
9 6 (0.24%) XenApp
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.20%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.16%) iptables
11 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.16%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.16%) XenServer
12 1 (0.040%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (2.25%) Puppet
2 42 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
2 42 (1.69%) Oozie
3 22 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 17 (0.68%) SCOM
5 15 (0.60%) SCCM
6 13 (0.52%) Backup Exec
6 13 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (0.52%) SCVMM
7 10 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.36%) Oracle ZFS
8 9 (0.36%) Unicenter
9 6 (0.24%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.24%) OpenView
9 6 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.16%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 624 (25.04%) Microsoft
2 572 (22.95%) Oracle
3 101 (4.05%) VMware
4 69 (2.77%) Tableau
5 58 (2.33%) HP
6 56 (2.25%) Facebook
7 51 (2.05%) SAP
8 50 (2.01%) Cisco
8 50 (2.01%) Twitter
9 47 (1.89%) Informatica
10 46 (1.85%) Cloudera
11 45 (1.81%) NetApp
12 42 (1.69%) Hortonworks
12 42 (1.69%) MapR
13 41 (1.65%) Citrix
14 36 (1.44%) Google
15 34 (1.36%) IBM
16 32 (1.28%) EMC
17 26 (1.04%) Cognos
18 21 (0.84%) DevExpress
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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