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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 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 1277 1244 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.17% 21.20% 24.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.95% 44.83% 50.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 1101 1125
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2663 2775 2626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.15% 47.28% 48.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2212 2462 2263
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,850
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -2 351 £36,000 -10.00% 49
Staffordshire +1 280 £35,000 -9.09% 26
Warwickshire +3 185 £38,500 +18.46% 17
Coventry -5 112 £38,500 -1.28% 12
Worcestershire +10 75 £32,500 -10.95% 12
Shropshire +4 56 £35,500 -5.33% 11
Wolverhampton 0 52 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Herefordshire +5 28 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Solihull -3 22 £22,500 -25.00% 4
Walsall +9 19 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Sutton Coldfield -2 10 £30,500 -12.85% 5
West Bromwich 0 9 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Dudley -3 7 £23,500 -2.08% 2
Halesowen +5 3 £21,000 -20.00% 2
Bilston - 3 £29,000 -
Brierley Hill 0 2 £37,000 +34.54%
Kingswinford 0 2 £37,000 +29.82%
Willenhall - 2 £33,500 -
Wednesbury - 1 £32,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 985 (38.48%) .NET
2 963 (37.62%) SQL Server
3 864 (33.75%) C#
4 748 (29.22%) JavaScript
5 689 (26.91%) Microsoft
6 672 (26.25%) HTML
7 575 (22.46%) ASP.NET
8 571 (22.30%) Oracle
9 567 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
10 529 (20.66%) Degree
11 512 (20.00%) MVC
12 494 (19.30%) CSS
13 469 (18.32%) Finance
14 467 (18.24%) T-SQL
15 425 (16.60%) Java
16 386 (15.08%) Windows
17 374 (14.61%) jQuery
18 340 (13.28%) XML
19 336 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
20 327 (12.77%) MS Excel
21 323 (12.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 315 (12.30%) VB.NET
23 312 (12.19%) MySQL
24 261 (10.20%) Scrum
25 256 (10.00%) Software Engineering
26 249 (9.73%) OO
27 240 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 234 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
29 225 (8.79%) TDD
29 225 (8.79%) PL/SQL

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
1 118 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 113 (4.41%) JBoss
3 85 (3.32%) GlassFish
4 82 (3.20%) Apache Spark
5 78 (3.05%) Apache
6 75 (2.93%) WildFly
7 70 (2.73%) IIS
8 44 (1.72%) CMS
9 38 (1.48%) MS Exchange
9 38 (1.48%) SAS
10 32 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
11 29 (1.13%) Skype for Business
12 28 (1.09%) Apache Pig
13 26 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
13 26 (1.02%) Tomcat
14 24 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
15 21 (0.82%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
17 17 (0.66%) WebLogic
18 12 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 327 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 80 (3.13%) MS Office
3 35 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 22 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.39%) MS Project
8 9 (0.35%) PrintSoft PReS
9 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.12%) SPSS
12 2 (0.078%) Blender
Business Applications
1 50 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 39 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
4 37 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 30 (1.17%) Oracle 11i
6 28 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
7 27 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
8 25 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
9 21 (0.82%) SAP Business One
10 20 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
11 19 (0.74%) Exstream
11 19 (0.74%) Magento
12 17 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
13 9 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
14 8 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
15 7 (0.27%) Sentinel
16 6 (0.23%) JDE World
17 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
18 4 (0.16%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 89 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.21%) SaaS
4 29 (1.13%) Office 365
5 24 (0.94%) PaaS
6 23 (0.90%) IaaS
7 18 (0.70%) GitHub
8 17 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.55%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.16%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.16%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.078%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.078%) Heroku
12 2 (0.078%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.039%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.42%) Firewall
2 45 (1.76%) SAN
3 40 (1.56%) LAN
4 37 (1.45%) SSL
5 35 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 35 (1.37%) WAN
6 30 (1.17%) Internet
7 29 (1.13%) DNS
8 23 (0.90%) HTTP
9 17 (0.66%) DHCP
10 13 (0.51%) VoIP
11 11 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (0.39%) Wireless
13 9 (0.35%) Skype
14 8 (0.31%) NAS
15 7 (0.27%) VPN
16 6 (0.23%) Kerberos
16 6 (0.23%) Unified Communications
16 6 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (0.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 963 (37.62%) SQL Server
2 323 (12.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 312 (12.19%) MySQL
4 240 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 222 (8.67%) Relational Database
6 201 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 189 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
8 153 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
9 116 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 105 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 92 (3.59%) Oracle Database
12 91 (3.55%) Hadoop
13 90 (3.52%) RDBMS
14 88 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 85 (3.32%) Big Data
16 84 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
17 75 (2.93%) NoSQL
18 71 (2.77%) MongoDB
19 70 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
20 58 (2.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 209 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 109 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 106 (4.14%) Selenium
4 105 (4.10%) JUnit
5 102 (3.98%) Git (software)
6 101 (3.95%) Jenkins
7 90 (3.52%) Hudson
8 75 (2.93%) JBehave
9 44 (1.72%) Cucumber
10 40 (1.56%) RSpec
10 40 (1.56%) Subversion
11 36 (1.41%) Maven
12 32 (1.25%) JIRA
12 32 (1.25%) WATIR
13 27 (1.05%) WebDriver
14 25 (0.98%) Ant
15 23 (0.90%) NUnit
16 21 (0.82%) ReSharper
17 18 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
18 16 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 469 (18.32%) Finance
2 173 (6.76%) Retail
3 96 (3.75%) Marketing
4 75 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 52 (2.03%) Advertising
5 52 (2.03%) Billing
6 44 (1.72%) Automotive
7 41 (1.60%) Games
7 41 (1.60%) Publishing
8 40 (1.56%) Banking
9 30 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.02%) Legal
11 17 (0.66%) Back Office
12 15 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.39%) Law
15 9 (0.35%) German Language
16 8 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1344 (52.50%) Developer
2 487 (19.02%) .NET Developer
3 481 (18.79%) Analyst
4 355 (13.87%) C# Developer
5 325 (12.70%) SQL Developer
6 294 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 276 (10.78%) Senior Developer
8 167 (6.52%) Java Developer
9 157 (6.13%) Software Developer
10 155 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 132 (5.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 127 (4.96%) C# Software Developer
13 119 (4.65%) .NET Software Developer
14 118 (4.61%) Test Analyst
15 109 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 103 (4.02%) VB.NET Developer
17 96 (3.75%) Consultant
18 93 (3.63%) Support Analyst
18 93 (3.63%) Web Developer
19 89 (3.48%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 985 (38.48%) .NET
2 672 (26.25%) HTML
3 575 (22.46%) ASP.NET
4 494 (19.30%) CSS
5 374 (14.61%) jQuery
6 340 (13.28%) XML
7 219 (8.55%) Web Services
8 207 (8.09%) HTML5
9 199 (7.77%) .NET Framework
10 193 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 158 (6.17%) Spring
12 153 (5.98%) WCF
13 138 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 126 (4.92%) WPF
15 112 (4.38%) Entity Framework
15 112 (4.38%) Hibernate
15 112 (4.38%) RESTful
16 102 (3.98%) JMS
17 101 (3.95%) AngularJS
18 93 (3.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 234 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 154 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 114 (4.45%) Mathematics
5 92 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
6 59 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 58 (2.27%) Artificial Intelligence
7 58 (2.27%) Data Centre
8 55 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 48 (1.88%) Clustering
10 47 (1.84%) Smart Meter
11 41 (1.60%) Statistics
12 40 (1.56%) Replication
13 39 (1.52%) iPad
14 38 (1.48%) CMDB
15 34 (1.33%) N-Tier
16 31 (1.21%) Driving Licence
17 26 (1.02%) User Experience
18 24 (0.94%) Algorithms
19 21 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 386 (15.08%) Windows
2 191 (7.46%) Unix
3 151 (5.90%) Linux
4 91 (3.55%) Android
5 90 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 86 (3.36%) Windows Server
7 49 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (1.84%) Windows 7
9 38 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (0.98%) Solaris
11 24 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 21 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (0.70%) AIX
14 16 (0.63%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
16 13 (0.51%) SUSE
16 13 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.23%) HPUX
18 3 (0.12%) CentOS
19 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (20.00%) MVC
3 336 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
4 261 (10.20%) Scrum
5 256 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 249 (9.73%) OO
7 225 (8.79%) TDD
8 223 (8.71%) Mentoring
9 215 (8.40%) Web Development
10 202 (7.89%) SOA
11 195 (7.62%) SDLC
12 187 (7.30%) ETL
13 169 (6.60%) Unit Testing
14 164 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
15 152 (5.94%) Project Management
16 150 (5.86%) ITIL
17 137 (5.35%) CRM
18 131 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
19 128 (5.00%) Analytics
20 122 (4.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 864 (33.75%) C#
2 748 (29.22%) JavaScript
3 467 (18.24%) T-SQL
4 425 (16.60%) Java
5 315 (12.30%) VB.NET
6 225 (8.79%) PL/SQL
7 143 (5.59%) PHP
8 123 (4.80%) Python
8 123 (4.80%) VB
9 97 (3.79%) C++
10 62 (2.42%) Shell Script
11 61 (2.38%) Scala
12 55 (2.15%) Ruby
13 54 (2.11%) VBA
14 47 (1.84%) PowerShell
15 44 (1.72%) C
16 40 (1.56%) Clojure
17 29 (1.13%) XAML
18 28 (1.09%) R
19 26 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 529 (20.66%) Degree
2 131 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (3.55%) ISEB
4 49 (1.91%) Security Cleared
5 43 (1.68%) ISTQB
5 43 (1.68%) MCSD
6 42 (1.64%) HND
7 29 (1.13%) MCTS
8 27 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 27 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 26 (1.02%) MCSE
10 22 (0.86%) PMI Certification
11 21 (0.82%) MCITP
12 17 (0.66%) MCPD
12 17 (0.66%) PMP
13 12 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (0.43%) Sun Certification
15 10 (0.39%) DBS Check
15 10 (0.39%) MCSA
16 9 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (5.63%) QA
2 40 (1.56%) SLA
3 33 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.12%) GAMP
7 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.078%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.039%) DICOM
9 1 (0.039%) HL7
9 1 (0.039%) SDET
System Software
1 98 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 86 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.84%) Docker
4 28 (1.09%) Apache Flume
4 28 (1.09%) HDFS
4 28 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.82%) Firmware
6 19 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (0.70%) vSphere
8 13 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.20%) iptables
13 4 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.16%) XenApp
13 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (1.95%) Puppet
2 38 (1.48%) NetBackup
3 28 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
3 28 (1.09%) Oozie
4 25 (0.98%) SCCM
5 22 (0.86%) Backup Exec
6 18 (0.70%) SCVMM
7 16 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
8 15 (0.59%) SCOM
9 14 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 13 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
10 13 (0.51%) Unicenter
11 10 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.20%) Ansible
13 5 (0.20%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.16%) Data Guard
14 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
15 3 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 3 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 689 (26.91%) Microsoft
2 571 (22.30%) Oracle
3 114 (4.45%) VMware
4 66 (2.58%) HP
5 59 (2.30%) Cisco
6 57 (2.23%) SAP
7 50 (1.95%) IBM
8 49 (1.91%) Facebook
9 48 (1.88%) Informatica
9 48 (1.88%) Tableau
10 46 (1.80%) Citrix
10 46 (1.80%) Twitter
11 45 (1.76%) NetApp
12 31 (1.21%) Cloudera
12 31 (1.21%) EMC
13 29 (1.13%) Google
14 28 (1.09%) Hortonworks
14 28 (1.09%) MapR
15 23 (0.90%) Cognos
16 22 (0.86%) ServiceNow
West Midlands
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: £30k - £40k + Benefits (Details in Advert)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: From £25,023 to £30,738 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + INCREDIBLE BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + profit share + pension + healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: From £25,023 to £30,738 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday