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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1331 1234 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.77% 22.36% 22.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.55% 47.53% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1102 986
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,750 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
2633 2596 2573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.00% 47.03% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2224 2320 2270
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -1 406 £38,000 -5.00% 46
Staffordshire 0 390 £35,000 +6.87% 36
Coventry +1 127 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Warwickshire +4 120 £38,000 +8.57% 12
Worcestershire +1 74 £39,000 +4.00% 5
Solihull -4 54 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Walsall +8 26 £37,500 +25.26% 3
Wolverhampton -3 22 £35,000 -5.40% 2
Shropshire -11 14 £36,575 +7.57% 3
West Bromwich -1 10 £41,000 +24.24% 4
Sutton Coldfield +1 9 £32,750 +32.32% 2
Herefordshire -1 9 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Dudley +5 4 £30,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1185 (44.18%) SQL Server
2 1141 (42.54%) .NET
3 928 (34.60%) C#
4 772 (28.78%) Microsoft
5 710 (26.47%) ASP.NET
6 675 (25.17%) HTML
7 538 (20.06%) Oracle
8 520 (19.39%) CSS
9 513 (19.13%) Windows
10 504 (18.79%) T-SQL
11 498 (18.57%) JavaScript
12 440 (16.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 425 (15.85%) MS Excel
14 412 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
15 408 (15.21%) VB.NET
16 386 (14.39%) Finance
17 380 (14.17%) Degree
18 355 (13.24%) XML
19 347 (12.94%) MVC
20 335 (12.49%) jQuery
21 331 (12.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 324 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
23 304 (11.33%) .NET Framework
24 293 (10.92%) Web Services
25 256 (9.55%) Web Development
26 243 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
27 240 (8.95%) Java
28 239 (8.91%) Relational Database
29 237 (8.84%) UNIX
30 232 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 174 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 170 (6.34%) IIS
3 86 (3.21%) Apache
4 64 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 60 (2.24%) Oracle Workflow
6 47 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 36 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 23 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
11 16 (0.60%) Node.js
11 16 (0.60%) Moodle
12 13 (0.48%) CMS
12 13 (0.48%) SAS
13 11 (0.41%) GlassFish
13 11 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.37%) Umbraco
14 10 (0.37%) WordPress
15 9 (0.34%) nginx
15 9 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 425 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 136 (5.07%) MS Office
3 25 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.63%) InfoPath
6 13 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.26%) S-PLUS
8 6 (0.22%) FastStats
9 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.11%) MS Project
10 3 (0.11%) SPSS
10 3 (0.11%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.037%) GIMP
12 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.037%) Stata
Business Applications
1 68 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
1 68 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (2.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 46 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 35 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
5 28 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
6 20 (0.75%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 20 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
7 18 (0.67%) Agresso
8 17 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
9 16 (0.60%) Magento
10 15 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
11 14 (0.52%) Maximo
12 12 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
13 9 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
13 9 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
13 9 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
14 8 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
15 7 (0.26%) Summit
15 7 (0.26%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (0.82%) SaaS
2 22 (0.82%) Office 365
3 17 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.60%) Taleo
5 12 (0.45%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (0.45%) ElastiCache
5 12 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 6 (0.22%) GitHub
7 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.075%) PaaS
9 1 (0.037%) Heroku
9 1 (0.037%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.31%) SAN
2 58 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 38 (1.42%) Internet
4 34 (1.27%) Firewall
5 31 (1.16%) HTTP
5 31 (1.16%) DNS
6 29 (1.08%) Intranet
7 28 (1.04%) VLAN
7 28 (1.04%) SSL
8 21 (0.78%) WAN
9 20 (0.75%) LAN
10 19 (0.71%) VPN
11 16 (0.60%) Wireshark
12 14 (0.52%) SSH
13 12 (0.45%) FTP
13 12 (0.45%) VoIP
14 10 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (0.34%) DHCP
15 9 (0.34%) HTTPS
15 9 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1185 (44.18%) SQL Server
2 440 (16.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 331 (12.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 243 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
5 239 (8.91%) Relational Database
6 232 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 175 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 152 (5.67%) Oracle Database
9 133 (4.96%) MySQL
10 122 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 114 (4.25%) Crystal Reports
12 106 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 97 (3.62%) OLAP
13 97 (3.62%) RDBMS
14 91 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
15 72 (2.68%) MS Access
16 70 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
17 53 (1.98%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 48 (1.79%) Data Mart
19 46 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 190 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 106 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 98 (3.65%) Subversion
4 70 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
5 39 (1.45%) Toad
5 39 (1.45%) JIRA
6 33 (1.23%) Git (software)
7 18 (0.67%) Mercurial
8 16 (0.60%) Selenium
9 14 (0.52%) Hudson
10 13 (0.48%) NUnit
11 12 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
12 11 (0.41%) JUnit
13 10 (0.37%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.34%) Jenkins
15 8 (0.30%) PVCS
15 8 (0.30%) ClearCase
16 7 (0.26%) ERwin
16 7 (0.26%) ReSharper
17 6 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 386 (14.39%) Finance
2 118 (4.40%) Retail
3 58 (2.16%) Automotive
4 52 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 44 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 40 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 40 (1.49%) Legal
7 34 (1.27%) Banking
8 33 (1.23%) Games
8 33 (1.23%) Law
9 25 (0.93%) Billing
10 22 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 22 (0.82%) Advertising
11 21 (0.78%) Marketing
12 16 (0.60%) Back Office
13 15 (0.56%) Publishing
14 11 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.37%) Military
15 10 (0.37%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1461 (54.47%) Developer
2 537 (20.02%) Analyst
3 440 (16.41%) .NET Developer
4 261 (9.73%) C# Developer
5 224 (8.35%) Senior Developer
6 196 (7.31%) SQL Developer
7 187 (6.97%) Software Developer
8 154 (5.74%) DBA
9 149 (5.56%) Support Analyst
10 145 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 126 (4.70%) Applications Support
12 124 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 123 (4.59%) ASP.NET Developer
14 110 (4.10%) Team Leader
14 110 (4.10%) Consultant
15 109 (4.06%) Web Developer
16 98 (3.65%) SQL DBA
17 95 (3.54%) VB.NET Developer
18 90 (3.36%) Programmer
19 84 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1141 (42.54%) .NET
2 710 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 675 (25.17%) HTML
4 520 (19.39%) CSS
5 355 (13.24%) XML
6 335 (12.49%) jQuery
7 304 (11.33%) .NET Framework
8 293 (10.92%) Web Services
9 230 (8.58%) Ajax
10 210 (7.83%) HTML5
11 177 (6.60%) WCF
12 159 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 136 (5.07%) WinForms
14 116 (4.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 111 (4.14%) WPF
16 102 (3.80%) LINQ
17 90 (3.36%) CSS3
18 87 (3.24%) XSLT
19 79 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 71 (2.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 125 (4.66%) Computer Science
2 78 (2.91%) Mobile App
3 62 (2.31%) Mathematics
4 59 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 59 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 41 (1.53%) Replication
6 35 (1.30%) Open Source
7 30 (1.12%) Clustering
8 25 (0.93%) Biometrics
9 24 (0.89%) Smartcard
10 23 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 21 (0.78%) Equities
12 19 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (0.63%) Data Integration
13 17 (0.63%) iPhone
14 16 (0.60%) Data Extraction
14 16 (0.60%) Statistics
15 14 (0.52%) iPad
16 13 (0.48%) Wiki
16 13 (0.48%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 513 (19.13%) Windows
2 237 (8.84%) UNIX
3 193 (7.20%) Linux
4 111 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (1.30%) Windows XP
7 34 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 28 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (1.01%) Windows 8
10 26 (0.97%) Windows Vista
11 22 (0.82%) Android
12 20 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 16 (0.60%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.48%) Solaris
15 12 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.34%) AIX
16 9 (0.34%) Debian
17 7 (0.26%) CentOS
18 6 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (15.36%) Business Intelligence
2 347 (12.94%) MVC
3 324 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (9.55%) Web Development
5 200 (7.46%) ETL
6 195 (7.27%) OO
7 178 (6.64%) CRM
8 155 (5.78%) Software Engineering
9 153 (5.70%) TDD
10 144 (5.37%) E-Commerce
11 123 (4.59%) Unit Testing
12 121 (4.51%) Scrum
13 110 (4.10%) ERP
14 108 (4.03%) Data Analysis
15 105 (3.91%) Workflow
16 103 (3.84%) Data Modelling
17 99 (3.69%) ITIL
18 91 (3.39%) Project Management
19 81 (3.02%) Automated Testing
20 79 (2.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 928 (34.60%) C#
2 504 (18.79%) T-SQL
3 498 (18.57%) JavaScript
4 408 (15.21%) VB.NET
5 240 (8.95%) Java
6 220 (8.20%) PL/SQL
7 183 (6.82%) VB
8 140 (5.22%) PHP
9 84 (3.13%) C++
10 75 (2.80%) VBA
11 65 (2.42%) C
12 64 (2.39%) Python
12 64 (2.39%) VB6
13 57 (2.13%) Perl
14 55 (2.05%) Shell Script
15 39 (1.45%) PowerShell
16 29 (1.08%) Bash Shell
17 16 (0.60%) VBScript
18 14 (0.52%) COBOL
18 14 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 380 (14.17%) Degree
2 94 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 93 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (2.76%) ISEB
5 42 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 30 (1.12%) MCSE
7 27 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (0.93%) MCSD
9 22 (0.82%) MCP
10 18 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
10 18 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 17 (0.63%) OCP
11 17 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (0.60%) Sun Certification
13 14 (0.52%) OCPJP
13 14 (0.52%) MCITP
14 13 (0.48%) OCMJD
14 13 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.45%) MCSA
15 12 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (4.06%) QA
2 53 (1.98%) SLA
3 26 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 24 (0.89%) TickIT
5 21 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 11 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.41%) Basel II
7 6 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.037%) JSP 440
System Software
1 102 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 56 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.64%) vSphere
4 25 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
5 24 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.67%) XenApp
6 18 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
7 12 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.30%) Terminal Server
10 8 (0.30%) Shibboleth
11 5 (0.19%) Varnish
11 5 (0.19%) Postfix
11 5 (0.19%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.15%) XenServer
13 3 (0.11%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.075%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.075%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (0.86%) Backup Exec
2 14 (0.52%) WSUS
3 12 (0.45%) SCCM
3 12 (0.45%) Data Guard
4 9 (0.34%) Nagios
5 8 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.22%) SCOM
7 5 (0.19%) CA Endevor
7 5 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.19%) Legato
7 5 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.19%) XenMobile
8 4 (0.15%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.11%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.037%) Netcool
10 1 (0.037%) Control-M
10 1 (0.037%) Nessus
10 1 (0.037%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 772 (28.78%) Microsoft
2 538 (20.06%) Oracle
3 155 (5.78%) Cognos
4 103 (3.84%) VMware
5 79 (2.95%) Business Objects
6 69 (2.57%) Citrix
7 63 (2.35%) Cisco
8 60 (2.24%) IBM
9 34 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
10 33 (1.23%) NetApp
11 31 (1.16%) HP
11 31 (1.16%) Netezza
12 28 (1.04%) AccuRev
12 28 (1.04%) Sun
13 25 (0.93%) JBoss
14 24 (0.89%) SAP
15 23 (0.86%) Zend
16 20 (0.75%) Apple
17 19 (0.71%) Fujitsu
18 17 (0.63%) Dell
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Myers Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum good benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum and benefits.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £32k plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Sourceright
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday