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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1426 1174 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.80% 22.59% 21.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.91% 46.11% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 1014 909
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
2857 2546 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.68% 48.98% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2477 2243 2126
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 October 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 23 October 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 0 468 £37,500 -6.25% 56
Staffordshire +2 350 £35,000 +7.69% 26
Warwickshire -2 167 £38,000 +1.33% 24
Coventry +2 144 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Worcestershire 0 64 £32,500 -10.34% 3
Solihull -3 63 £33,750 -10.00% 8
Wolverhampton 0 26 £37,000 -1.33% 9
Walsall +9 23 £37,500 +11.94% 5
Shropshire -6 15 £35,650 +18.83% 5
Sutton Coldfield 0 9 £33,750 -10.00% 3
West Bromwich -1 9 £19,000 -49.33% 2
Herefordshire -2 8 £31,000 +3.33%
Dudley +3 7 £30,000 -
Wednesbury - 1 £21,500 - 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1252 (45.35%) SQL Server
2 1094 (39.62%) .NET
3 913 (33.07%) C#
4 811 (29.37%) Microsoft
5 698 (25.28%) HTML
6 661 (23.94%) ASP.NET
7 587 (21.26%) Oracle
8 536 (19.41%) JavaScript
9 529 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
10 528 (19.12%) Windows
11 527 (19.09%) CSS
12 515 (18.65%) T-SQL
13 464 (16.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 460 (16.66%) MS Excel
15 429 (15.54%) Finance
16 415 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
17 409 (14.81%) Degree
18 399 (14.45%) VB.NET
19 364 (13.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 348 (12.60%) jQuery
20 348 (12.60%) MVC
21 318 (11.52%) XML
22 300 (10.87%) .NET Framework
23 295 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
23 295 (10.68%) UNIX
24 276 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
25 266 (9.63%) Web Services
26 264 (9.56%) Relational Database
27 255 (9.24%) PL/SQL
28 244 (8.84%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 197 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 140 (5.07%) IIS
3 70 (2.54%) Apache
4 60 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 51 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 45 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
7 41 (1.48%) MS Exchange
8 31 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 24 (0.87%) SAS
10 23 (0.83%) JBoss
11 20 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
12 18 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (0.51%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.43%) GlassFish
15 12 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 11 (0.40%) CMS
17 9 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
18 8 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 460 (16.66%) MS Excel
2 107 (3.88%) MS Office
3 23 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.36%) SPSS
6 9 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.25%) S-PLUS
8 6 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.14%) MS Project
10 4 (0.14%) FastStats
10 4 (0.14%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.036%) Stata
12 1 (0.036%) GIMP
12 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.036%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 94 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 81 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
3 62 (2.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 60 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
6 25 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
6 25 (0.91%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 23 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
8 18 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
9 17 (0.62%) Agresso
10 14 (0.51%) Magento
10 14 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
11 12 (0.43%) Maximo
12 10 (0.36%) Servitor
13 9 (0.33%) Line 500
14 8 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 7 (0.25%) Summit
16 6 (0.22%) Academy Housing
16 6 (0.22%) arcHouse
16 6 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (1.01%) SaaS
2 28 (1.01%) Office 365
3 16 (0.58%) Taleo
4 8 (0.29%) GitHub
5 6 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.072%) PaaS
8 1 (0.036%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.88%) SAN
2 41 (1.48%) Internet
2 41 (1.48%) Firewall
3 36 (1.30%) LAN
4 35 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 29 (1.05%) VPN
6 28 (1.01%) WAN
7 23 (0.83%) Intranet
8 17 (0.62%) HTTP
9 16 (0.58%) DNS
10 12 (0.43%) DHCP
10 12 (0.43%) VLAN
10 12 (0.43%) Wireshark
11 10 (0.36%) FTP
11 10 (0.36%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.33%) SSL
13 8 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (0.25%) ATM
15 6 (0.22%) GPRS
15 6 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1252 (45.35%) SQL Server
2 464 (16.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 364 (13.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 295 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 264 (9.56%) Relational Database
6 244 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
7 184 (6.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 180 (6.52%) Oracle Database
9 139 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 128 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 122 (4.42%) Crystal Reports
12 107 (3.88%) RDBMS
13 97 (3.51%) MySQL
14 95 (3.44%) OLAP
15 76 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
16 74 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
17 67 (2.43%) MS Access
18 65 (2.35%) DB2
19 63 (2.28%) Data Mart
20 61 (2.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 213 (7.71%) Visual Studio
2 108 (3.91%) Subversion
3 106 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 67 (2.43%) Oracle Forms
5 58 (2.10%) Toad
6 41 (1.48%) Git (software)
7 24 (0.87%) JIRA
8 23 (0.83%) ReSharper
9 18 (0.65%) Mercurial
10 11 (0.40%) Hudson
11 10 (0.36%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.36%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.33%) Selenium
13 8 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.29%) ClearCase
14 7 (0.25%) JUnit
14 7 (0.25%) ERwin
14 7 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.22%) ProC
15 6 (0.22%) PVCS
General
1 429 (15.54%) Finance
2 118 (4.27%) Retail
3 64 (2.32%) Manufacturing
4 61 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 53 (1.92%) Automotive
6 42 (1.52%) Banking
7 35 (1.27%) Legal
8 33 (1.20%) Marketing
9 27 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 26 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 23 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 23 (0.83%) Law
11 23 (0.83%) Advertising
12 22 (0.80%) Back Office
12 22 (0.80%) Billing
13 18 (0.65%) Games
14 17 (0.62%) Front Office
15 8 (0.29%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.18%) Local Government
16 5 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1404 (50.85%) Developer
2 609 (22.06%) Analyst
3 390 (14.13%) .NET Developer
4 225 (8.15%) C# Developer
5 210 (7.61%) SQL Developer
6 196 (7.10%) Senior Developer
7 189 (6.85%) Support Analyst
7 189 (6.85%) Software Developer
8 178 (6.45%) DBA
9 167 (6.05%) Applications Support
10 133 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 127 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 122 (4.42%) Web Developer
13 113 (4.09%) SQL DBA
14 111 (4.02%) Team Leader
15 109 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
16 108 (3.91%) Consultant
17 105 (3.80%) Administrator
18 97 (3.51%) Junior
19 87 (3.15%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1094 (39.62%) .NET
2 698 (25.28%) HTML
3 661 (23.94%) ASP.NET
4 527 (19.09%) CSS
5 348 (12.60%) jQuery
6 318 (11.52%) XML
7 300 (10.87%) .NET Framework
8 266 (9.63%) Web Services
9 231 (8.37%) Ajax
10 203 (7.35%) HTML5
11 143 (5.18%) WCF
12 140 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 135 (4.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 115 (4.17%) WinForms
15 112 (4.06%) LINQ
16 106 (3.84%) CSS3
17 100 (3.62%) WPF
18 79 (2.86%) J2EE
19 78 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 68 (2.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 276 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 66 (2.39%) Mobile App
4 54 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 46 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 45 (1.63%) N-Tier
7 40 (1.45%) Equities
8 39 (1.41%) Data Structures
9 38 (1.38%) Clustering
10 36 (1.30%) Algorithms
11 30 (1.09%) Statistics
12 28 (1.01%) Visualisation
13 26 (0.94%) Replication
14 25 (0.91%) Open Source
15 24 (0.87%) Biometrics
16 23 (0.83%) Smartcard
16 23 (0.83%) User Experience
17 21 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (0.76%) Wiki
17 21 (0.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 528 (19.12%) Windows
2 295 (10.68%) UNIX
3 182 (6.59%) Linux
4 101 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (1.20%) Windows XP
8 29 (1.05%) Windows Vista
8 29 (1.05%) Windows 8
9 28 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 22 (0.80%) Android
11 20 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 15 (0.54%) Solaris
14 10 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.33%) AIX
16 8 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.25%) CentOS
18 6 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
2 415 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
3 348 (12.60%) MVC
4 223 (8.08%) CRM
5 213 (7.71%) Web Development
6 210 (7.61%) ETL
7 181 (6.56%) OO
8 162 (5.87%) Software Engineering
9 147 (5.32%) Mentoring
10 144 (5.22%) ITIL
11 128 (4.64%) Data Analysis
12 123 (4.45%) TDD
13 122 (4.42%) E-Commerce
14 116 (4.20%) Scrum
15 115 (4.17%) Workflow
16 111 (4.02%) Unit Testing
17 103 (3.73%) ERP
18 101 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
19 95 (3.44%) Project Management
20 85 (3.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 913 (33.07%) C#
2 536 (19.41%) JavaScript
3 515 (18.65%) T-SQL
4 399 (14.45%) VB.NET
5 255 (9.24%) PL/SQL
6 229 (8.29%) Java
7 197 (7.14%) VB
8 122 (4.42%) PHP
9 83 (3.01%) VBA
10 70 (2.54%) Shell Script
11 66 (2.39%) VB6
12 64 (2.32%) Python
13 63 (2.28%) C++
14 58 (2.10%) Perl
15 48 (1.74%) C
16 24 (0.87%) PowerShell
17 18 (0.65%) Bash Shell
18 16 (0.58%) PHP5
19 14 (0.51%) VBScript
20 13 (0.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 409 (14.81%) Degree
2 107 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (3.84%) Security Cleared
4 82 (2.97%) ISEB
5 41 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 36 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 33 (1.20%) MCP
8 31 (1.12%) MCSD
9 30 (1.09%) ISTQB
10 27 (0.98%) MCSE
11 24 (0.87%) MCTS
12 22 (0.80%) MCITP
13 21 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 18 (0.65%) Sun Certification
15 17 (0.62%) OCPJP
15 17 (0.62%) MCAD
15 17 (0.62%) OCP
15 17 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
16 16 (0.58%) OCMJD
17 15 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.20%) QA
2 75 (2.72%) SLA
3 23 (0.83%) TickIT
3 23 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.036%) Basel II
8 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
System Software
1 90 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 59 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.23%) vSphere
5 29 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
6 19 (0.69%) XenApp
7 13 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.18%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.14%) RHEV
12 3 (0.11%) Nmap
12 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.072%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.072%) XenServer
14 1 (0.036%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.036%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.036%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 21 (0.76%) Data Guard
2 20 (0.72%) Nagios
3 10 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (0.36%) SCCM
4 8 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.22%) SCOM
5 6 (0.22%) Legato
5 6 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.22%) Netcool
6 5 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.14%) CA Endevor
8 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.072%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.072%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.072%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.072%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.036%) Puppet
10 1 (0.036%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 811 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 587 (21.26%) Oracle
3 134 (4.85%) Cognos
4 120 (4.35%) VMware
5 92 (3.33%) Business Objects
6 67 (2.43%) Citrix
7 61 (2.21%) Cisco
8 57 (2.06%) IBM
9 38 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
9 38 (1.38%) Netezza
10 34 (1.23%) HP
11 31 (1.12%) Sun
12 25 (0.91%) NetApp
13 21 (0.76%) SAP
14 19 (0.69%) Zend
15 17 (0.62%) Fujitsu
15 17 (0.62%) Sybase
15 17 (0.62%) EMC
15 17 (0.62%) Sage
16 16 (0.58%) Apple
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension, Shares
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £45,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Car Allowance £3,600, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southam, Warwickshire
RecruitX
Salary: £22.5k - 27.5k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Car Allowance £3,600, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
CCity IT
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + training and development + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car / car allowance + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago