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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1268 1357 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.30% 24.79% 22.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.42% 50.39% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1100 1105
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
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
2674 2693 2606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.02% 49.20% 47.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2367 2281 2327
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -1 410 £40,000 +6.66% 62
Staffordshire 0 238 £35,000 - 40
Coventry 0 167 £39,000 +11.42% 21
Warwickshire +1 158 £35,000 -7.89% 30
Solihull +7 69 £32,500 - 13
Worcestershire -4 50 £35,000 -10.25% 16
Wolverhampton +3 48 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Shropshire +4 27 £39,500 +7.99% 2
Herefordshire +2 10 £40,000 +26.98% 4
Walsall -7 10 £26,500 -29.33%
West Bromwich -9 7 £25,000 -39.02%
Dudley 0 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Sutton Coldfield -4 3 £32,000 -2.29% 3
Brierley Hill - 3 £40,000 - 3
Halesowen - 3 £26,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1090 (44.76%) SQL Server
2 1034 (42.46%) .NET
3 963 (39.55%) C#
4 746 (30.64%) Microsoft
5 696 (28.58%) HTML
6 631 (25.91%) JavaScript
7 546 (22.42%) T-SQL
8 534 (21.93%) ASP.NET
9 532 (21.85%) CSS
10 477 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
11 470 (19.30%) Windows
12 464 (19.06%) Oracle
13 438 (17.99%) Finance
14 405 (16.63%) MVC
15 398 (16.34%) MS Excel
16 383 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 380 (15.61%) jQuery
18 354 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
19 340 (13.96%) Degree
20 324 (13.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 321 (13.18%) XML
22 303 (12.44%) Java
23 245 (10.06%) VB.NET
24 242 (9.94%) Web Services
25 240 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
26 233 (9.57%) Relational Database
27 229 (9.40%) .NET Framework
28 224 (9.20%) Linux
28 224 (9.20%) HTML5
29 223 (9.16%) Software Engineering

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 153 (6.28%) IIS
2 83 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 57 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 43 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
5 42 (1.72%) JBoss
6 40 (1.64%) SAS
7 39 (1.60%) CMS
8 38 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 34 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 32 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 30 (1.23%) Umbraco
12 29 (1.19%) Lync
13 27 (1.11%) Apache
14 23 (0.94%) MQSeries
15 19 (0.78%) GlassFish
15 19 (0.78%) Node.js
16 15 (0.62%) CICS
17 14 (0.57%) WordPress
18 13 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 398 (16.34%) MS Excel
2 74 (3.04%) MS Office
3 26 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.29%) MS Project
7 6 (0.25%) SPSS
7 6 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.082%) CATIA
10 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.041%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.041%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.041%) Revit
Business Applications
1 29 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.45%) Magento
8 10 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (0.37%) SAP Business One
10 6 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (0.21%) Cordys
11 5 (0.21%) MFGPRO
11 5 (0.21%) Exstream
11 5 (0.21%) Agresso
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
12 4 (0.16%) FRx
12 4 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (2.30%) SaaS
3 34 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.29%) Heroku
5 7 (0.29%) Office 365
6 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.16%) IaaS
6 4 (0.16%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.12%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.082%) Force.com
9 1 (0.041%) GitHub
9 1 (0.041%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.041%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.14%) Internet
2 40 (1.64%) SAN
3 33 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.36%) HTTP
4 30 (1.23%) Firewall
5 29 (1.19%) LAN
6 18 (0.74%) WAN
6 18 (0.74%) DNS
6 18 (0.74%) SSL
7 14 (0.57%) IPsec
8 13 (0.53%) VPN
9 12 (0.49%) DHCP
10 10 (0.41%) IPv4
11 8 (0.33%) Kerberos
11 8 (0.33%) Intranet
12 7 (0.29%) VoIP
13 6 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.21%) VLAN
14 5 (0.21%) NetScaler
14 5 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1090 (44.76%) SQL Server
2 383 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 324 (13.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 240 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 233 (9.57%) Relational Database
6 212 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
7 182 (7.47%) MySQL
8 180 (7.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 130 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 106 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
11 105 (4.31%) RDBMS
12 88 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 76 (3.12%) Crystal Reports
13 76 (3.12%) Oracle Database
14 59 (2.42%) OLAP
15 58 (2.38%) QlikView
16 54 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
17 47 (1.93%) NoSQL
18 46 (1.89%) DB2
19 44 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 202 (8.30%) Visual Studio
2 119 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (3.12%) Subversion
4 69 (2.83%) Git (software)
5 41 (1.68%) Hudson
6 33 (1.36%) NUnit
7 32 (1.31%) JIRA
8 26 (1.07%) Selenium
9 25 (1.03%) Jenkins
10 18 (0.74%) Maven
11 17 (0.70%) ReSharper
11 17 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (0.57%) Ant
12 14 (0.57%) InstallShield
12 14 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
13 13 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 12 (0.49%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.41%) JUnit
15 10 (0.41%) Moq
16 7 (0.29%) MSTest
General
1 438 (17.99%) Finance
2 139 (5.71%) Retail
3 88 (3.61%) Marketing
4 63 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 57 (2.34%) Games
6 55 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 51 (2.09%) Advertising
8 34 (1.40%) Billing
8 34 (1.40%) Banking
9 31 (1.27%) Back Office
10 23 (0.94%) Automotive
11 21 (0.86%) Electronics
12 20 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.57%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.53%) Law
15 11 (0.45%) Front Office
16 9 (0.37%) Legal
17 6 (0.25%) Private Banking
18 5 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 1211 (49.73%) Developer
2 373 (15.32%) Analyst
3 281 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 211 (8.67%) Software Developer
5 185 (7.60%) C# Developer
6 144 (5.91%) DBA
7 133 (5.46%) Senior Developer
8 132 (5.42%) Consultant
9 126 (5.17%) Applications Support
10 125 (5.13%) Software Engineer
11 111 (4.56%) SQL DBA
11 111 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 109 (4.48%) Junior
12 109 (4.48%) Web Developer
12 109 (4.48%) Support Analyst
13 103 (4.23%) Graduate
14 99 (4.07%) SQL Developer
15 98 (4.02%) Administrator
16 81 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
16 81 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1034 (42.46%) .NET
2 696 (28.58%) HTML
3 534 (21.93%) ASP.NET
4 532 (21.85%) CSS
5 380 (15.61%) jQuery
6 321 (13.18%) XML
7 242 (9.94%) Web Services
8 229 (9.40%) .NET Framework
9 224 (9.20%) HTML5
10 189 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 162 (6.65%) WCF
12 130 (5.34%) CSS3
13 117 (4.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 115 (4.72%) Ajax
15 92 (3.78%) WPF
16 88 (3.61%) Entity Framework
17 81 (3.33%) AngularJS
18 75 (3.08%) WinForms
19 72 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 63 (2.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 217 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 213 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 80 (3.29%) Mathematics
4 72 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 56 (2.30%) Replication
6 55 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 34 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 33 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 33 (1.36%) Clustering
9 31 (1.27%) Visualisation
9 31 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 28 (1.15%) W3C
11 27 (1.11%) User Experience
12 25 (1.03%) Data Centre
12 25 (1.03%) N-Tier
12 25 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 19 (0.78%) Physics
13 19 (0.78%) Data Integration
14 18 (0.74%) Equities
15 15 (0.62%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 470 (19.30%) Windows
2 224 (9.20%) Linux
3 179 (7.35%) UNIX
4 113 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (1.60%) Solaris
8 38 (1.56%) Windows 8
9 32 (1.31%) Windows XP
10 31 (1.27%) Windows 7
11 28 (1.15%) Android
12 27 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.11%) AIX
13 15 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.57%) MVS
15 9 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.37%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.37%) HPUX
16 7 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (16.63%) MVC
3 354 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
4 223 (9.16%) Software Engineering
5 205 (8.42%) OO
6 169 (6.94%) Scrum
7 161 (6.61%) Web Development
8 141 (5.79%) ETL
9 140 (5.75%) Unit Testing
10 137 (5.63%) TDD
11 130 (5.34%) E-Commerce
12 129 (5.30%) SOA
13 116 (4.76%) Project Management
14 113 (4.64%) ITIL
15 107 (4.39%) SDLC
16 102 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
17 99 (4.07%) Analytics
17 99 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
18 98 (4.02%) ERP
19 94 (3.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 963 (39.55%) C#
2 631 (25.91%) JavaScript
3 546 (22.42%) T-SQL
4 303 (12.44%) Java
5 245 (10.06%) VB.NET
6 158 (6.49%) PL/SQL
7 143 (5.87%) VB
8 119 (4.89%) PHP
9 111 (4.56%) C++
10 99 (4.07%) VBA
11 69 (2.83%) VB6
12 67 (2.75%) VBScript
13 59 (2.42%) PowerShell
14 54 (2.22%) Python
15 47 (1.93%) Perl
16 40 (1.64%) C
17 27 (1.11%) Shell Script
18 23 (0.94%) R
19 20 (0.82%) PHP5
19 20 (0.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 340 (13.96%) Degree
2 89 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.89%) ISEB
5 33 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 24 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 23 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (0.90%) MCITP
8 22 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 21 (0.86%) MCTS
10 17 (0.70%) MCSE
11 14 (0.57%) PhD
12 13 (0.53%) CISSP
13 12 (0.49%) MCP
14 11 (0.45%) MCSD
14 11 (0.45%) OSCP
14 11 (0.45%) OSCE
15 10 (0.41%) MCSA
16 7 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (0.25%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.98%) QA
2 78 (3.20%) SLA
3 10 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.29%) GAMP
5 7 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.25%) HL7
7 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.041%) MiFID
8 1 (0.041%) BS7666
8 1 (0.041%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.041%) EMIR
8 1 (0.041%) CRD IV
System Software
1 126 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.07%) vSphere
5 15 (0.62%) Terminal Services
6 14 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
7 13 (0.53%) XenApp
8 12 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.21%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.082%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.082%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.041%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.041%) Firmware
13 1 (0.041%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.041%) XenServer
13 1 (0.041%) UAG
13 1 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (0.86%) Nagios
2 18 (0.74%) Tivoli
3 17 (0.70%) SCCM
4 16 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 13 (0.53%) Data Guard
6 11 (0.45%) SCOM
6 11 (0.45%) Backup Exec
6 11 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.33%) Puppet
8 6 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.25%) OpenNMS
8 6 (0.25%) Netcool
8 6 (0.25%) WSUS
9 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Flashback
11 3 (0.12%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.12%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.12%) Nessus
11 3 (0.12%) Nmap
Vendors
1 746 (30.64%) Microsoft
2 464 (19.06%) Oracle
3 117 (4.80%) VMware
4 65 (2.67%) Cognos
5 60 (2.46%) SAP
6 50 (2.05%) IBM
7 44 (1.81%) Citrix
8 43 (1.77%) Google
9 42 (1.72%) Apple
10 39 (1.60%) HP
11 36 (1.48%) Cisco
12 34 (1.40%) Tableau
13 31 (1.27%) NetApp
14 27 (1.11%) Red Hat
15 26 (1.07%) Xamarin
16 24 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
17 22 (0.90%) Sybase
18 21 (0.86%) Informatica
19 19 (0.78%) Teradata
20 18 (0.74%) Symantec
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40k - £50k per annum + Pension, 25 days, Flexi-time
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Bristow Sutor
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Bristow Sutor
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Clayton Group
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & More Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago