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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1284 1094 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.49% 24.41% 24.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.08% 47.79% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 934 1014
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £26,275
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
2419 2289 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.02% 51.07% 53.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1984 2236
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 £26,500
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +1 423 £36,500 -2.66% 48
Staffordshire +2 190 £35,000 +7.69% 21
Warwickshire -6 153 £37,500 -6.25% 22
Coventry 0 151 £35,000 - 17
Solihull +1 91 £35,000 +1.44% 10
Worcestershire +5 53 £35,500 -7.79% 6
Shropshire +1 42 £31,750 +5.83% 7
Wolverhampton -1 39 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Walsall +7 26 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Herefordshire 0 12 £45,000 +80.00% 4
Dudley +2 7 £36,500 +62.22%
West Bromwich -4 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Wednesbury - 4 £43,250 -
Brierley Hill - 3 £25,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +7 2 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Kingswinford - 2 £29,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 1240 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 1054 (38.89%) .NET
3 853 (31.48%) C#
4 831 (30.66%) Microsoft
5 741 (27.34%) HTML
6 626 (23.10%) ASP.NET
7 598 (22.07%) JavaScript
8 560 (20.66%) Windows
9 555 (20.48%) CSS
10 506 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
11 502 (18.52%) MS Excel
12 496 (18.30%) Oracle
13 494 (18.23%) T-SQL
14 453 (16.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 392 (14.46%) Finance
16 382 (14.10%) MVC
17 378 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 374 (13.80%) jQuery
19 373 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
19 373 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
20 371 (13.69%) Degree
21 362 (13.36%) VB.NET
22 314 (11.59%) UNIX
23 276 (10.18%) Relational Database
24 271 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
24 271 (10.00%) .NET Framework
25 269 (9.93%) PL/SQL
26 262 (9.67%) XML
27 250 (9.23%) Java
28 240 (8.86%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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
1 201 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 135 (4.98%) IIS
3 70 (2.58%) Apache
4 67 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 62 (2.29%) MS Exchange
6 61 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
7 52 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 51 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 36 (1.33%) GlassFish
10 34 (1.25%) JBoss
11 31 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 27 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 24 (0.89%) SAS
14 21 (0.77%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.66%) WebSphere
16 17 (0.63%) CMS
16 17 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
17 15 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
18 14 (0.52%) Umbraco
19 13 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 502 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 131 (4.83%) MS Office
3 31 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.26%) SPSS
6 6 (0.22%) MS Project
7 5 (0.18%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.074%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.037%) GIMP
11 1 (0.037%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.037%) Simulink
11 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 119 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
3 48 (1.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 47 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
5 46 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (0.48%) Agresso
8 12 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
10 10 (0.37%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 9 (0.33%) Servitor
11 9 (0.33%) Line 500
12 8 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
13 7 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
14 6 (0.22%) Magento
15 5 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
15 5 (0.18%) assyst
15 5 (0.18%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.37%) Office 365
1 37 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (1.33%) SaaS
3 16 (0.59%) GitHub
4 6 (0.22%) Google Apps
4 6 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.55%) LAN
2 64 (2.36%) Firewall
3 57 (2.10%) SAN
4 56 (2.07%) WAN
5 45 (1.66%) VPN
6 39 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 34 (1.25%) Internet
8 29 (1.07%) DNS
9 16 (0.59%) DHCP
10 15 (0.55%) NAS
11 13 (0.48%) HTTP
12 11 (0.41%) SNMP
13 8 (0.30%) FTP
13 8 (0.30%) HTTPS
13 8 (0.30%) DDNS
14 7 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.26%) VLAN
15 6 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (0.22%) Wireshark
15 6 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1240 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 453 (16.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 378 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 373 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 276 (10.18%) Relational Database
6 182 (6.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 176 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 164 (6.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 164 (6.05%) Data Warehouse
9 146 (5.39%) Oracle Database
10 138 (5.09%) MySQL
11 119 (4.39%) RDBMS
12 104 (3.84%) Crystal Reports
13 74 (2.73%) MS Access
14 64 (2.36%) DB2
15 53 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
16 52 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
17 51 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
18 50 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
18 50 (1.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 240 (8.86%) Visual Studio
2 103 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (2.51%) Subversion
4 41 (1.51%) ReSharper
4 41 (1.51%) Git (software)
5 38 (1.40%) Toad
6 37 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
7 28 (1.03%) JUnit
8 20 (0.74%) Maven
9 17 (0.63%) Hudson
10 14 (0.52%) JIRA
10 14 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 13 (0.48%) Jenkins
11 13 (0.48%) Selenium
12 10 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (0.30%) Xcode
15 7 (0.26%) LLBLGen Pro
15 7 (0.26%) NetAdvantage
16 6 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 392 (14.46%) Finance
2 83 (3.06%) Retail
3 59 (2.18%) Telecoms
4 56 (2.07%) Marketing
5 41 (1.51%) Automotive
6 37 (1.37%) Banking
6 37 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.07%) Advertising
8 26 (0.96%) Legal
9 21 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 20 (0.74%) Billing
11 18 (0.66%) Back Office
12 13 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.44%) Law
13 12 (0.44%) Front Office
13 12 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.30%) Games
15 5 (0.18%) Local Government
15 5 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1323 (48.82%) Developer
2 572 (21.11%) Analyst
3 359 (13.25%) .NET Developer
4 204 (7.53%) Software Developer
5 201 (7.42%) DBA
6 199 (7.34%) C# Developer
7 181 (6.68%) Support Analyst
8 176 (6.49%) Senior Developer
8 176 (6.49%) Applications Support
9 164 (6.05%) Administrator
10 138 (5.09%) SQL Developer
11 132 (4.87%) SQL DBA
12 130 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
13 128 (4.72%) Web Developer
14 103 (3.80%) Junior
15 100 (3.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 93 (3.43%) ASP.NET Developer
17 92 (3.39%) Consultant
18 83 (3.06%) Software Engineer
19 81 (2.99%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1054 (38.89%) .NET
2 741 (27.34%) HTML
3 626 (23.10%) ASP.NET
4 555 (20.48%) CSS
5 374 (13.80%) jQuery
6 271 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 262 (9.67%) XML
8 234 (8.63%) HTML5
9 195 (7.20%) Ajax
10 189 (6.97%) Web Services
11 146 (5.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 139 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 125 (4.61%) LINQ
14 115 (4.24%) CSS3
15 113 (4.17%) WCF
16 97 (3.58%) J2EE
17 87 (3.21%) AngularJS
18 81 (2.99%) JSON
19 76 (2.80%) KnockoutJS
20 72 (2.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 271 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 73 (2.69%) Mobile App
4 67 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 44 (1.62%) Mathematics
6 41 (1.51%) Statistics
7 37 (1.37%) Clustering
8 36 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 36 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.25%) N-Tier
10 33 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 31 (1.14%) Equities
12 23 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 23 (0.85%) User Experience
13 22 (0.81%) Smartcard
14 21 (0.77%) Replication
15 20 (0.74%) Derivative
16 19 (0.70%) Open Source
16 19 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 17 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 560 (20.66%) Windows
2 314 (11.59%) UNIX
3 231 (8.52%) Linux
4 104 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (1.96%) Solaris
7 48 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 29 (1.07%) Android
9 26 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 25 (0.92%) Windows Vista
10 25 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 24 (0.89%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (0.63%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.33%) CentOS
15 8 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.30%) VMS
16 7 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (14.10%) MVC
3 373 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
4 204 (7.53%) CRM
5 198 (7.31%) ITIL
6 183 (6.75%) OO
7 172 (6.35%) ETL
8 170 (6.27%) Web Development
9 169 (6.24%) Software Engineering
10 149 (5.50%) TDD
11 138 (5.09%) Scrum
12 116 (4.28%) Project Management
13 113 (4.17%) Mentoring
14 109 (4.02%) Data Analysis
15 105 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
16 92 (3.39%) Workflow
17 87 (3.21%) Unit Testing
18 86 (3.17%) OOP
19 85 (3.14%) E-Commerce
20 75 (2.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 853 (31.48%) C#
2 598 (22.07%) JavaScript
3 494 (18.23%) T-SQL
4 362 (13.36%) VB.NET
5 269 (9.93%) PL/SQL
6 250 (9.23%) Java
7 206 (7.60%) VB
8 139 (5.13%) PHP
9 107 (3.95%) VBA
10 88 (3.25%) VB6
11 74 (2.73%) Shell Script
12 66 (2.44%) Perl
13 64 (2.36%) Python
14 41 (1.51%) C++
15 36 (1.33%) C
16 32 (1.18%) PowerShell
17 22 (0.81%) PHP5
18 18 (0.66%) Ruby
19 17 (0.63%) VBScript
20 15 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 371 (13.69%) Degree
2 124 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 59 (2.18%) ISEB
5 54 (1.99%) MCTS
6 41 (1.51%) MCITP
6 41 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
6 41 (1.51%) MCP
7 38 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 33 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 31 (1.14%) MCSD
10 27 (1.00%) MCAD
11 23 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 21 (0.77%) MCSE
13 16 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
14 15 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (0.41%) HND
16 10 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 9 (0.33%) Sun Certification
17 9 (0.33%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.58%) QA
2 82 (3.03%) SLA
3 17 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.63%) TickIT
4 13 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 144 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 70 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (2.58%) Hyper-V
3 34 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 33 (1.22%) vSphere
5 17 (0.63%) XenApp
6 13 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.18%) XenServer
10 4 (0.15%) Nmap
10 4 (0.15%) RHEV
11 3 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.074%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.074%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.074%) Docker
12 2 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.037%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 43 (1.59%) Nagios
2 22 (0.81%) Data Guard
3 18 (0.66%) Puppet
4 12 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.33%) Ansible
5 9 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 9 (0.33%) Netcool
5 9 (0.33%) BladeLogic
6 8 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.26%) OpenNMS
7 7 (0.26%) WMI
7 7 (0.26%) SCCM
8 6 (0.22%) Unicenter
9 5 (0.18%) Control-M
10 2 (0.074%) SCOM
10 2 (0.074%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.074%) Nessus
10 2 (0.074%) Legato
Vendors
1 831 (30.66%) Microsoft
2 496 (18.30%) Oracle
3 155 (5.72%) VMware
4 81 (2.99%) Cognos
5 77 (2.84%) Cisco
6 75 (2.77%) Citrix
6 75 (2.77%) Business Objects
7 50 (1.85%) IBM
8 48 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 30 (1.11%) HP
10 23 (0.85%) Sun
11 22 (0.81%) NetApp
11 22 (0.81%) Sybase
12 19 (0.70%) Twitter
12 19 (0.70%) Informatica
12 19 (0.70%) Sage
12 19 (0.70%) SAP
13 18 (0.66%) Apple
14 17 (0.63%) Google
15 16 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwickshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + pension, car parking, training
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Triple Seven
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pari Passu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago