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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 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 1164 1252 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.83% 25.33% 24.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.18% 52.67% 48.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 1123 887
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
2416 2377 2149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.23% 48.09% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2089 2134 1843
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -2 355 £40,000 +9.58% 72
Warwickshire +5 204 £50,000 +33.33% 24
Staffordshire 0 199 £36,500 +4.28% 43
Coventry -5 129 £40,500 +15.71% 29
Solihull -2 53 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Worcestershire -6 42 £34,500 +1.47% 17
West Bromwich +7 41 £42,000 -1.17% 3
Walsall -2 30 £39,500 +12.85%
Shropshire -1 27 £40,000 +21.21% 5
Dudley +4 20 £36,018 -1.32% 1
Wolverhampton -4 17 £37,000 +5.71% 5
Herefordshire 0 4 £37,500 -16.66%
Sutton Coldfield -7 4 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Wednesbury -1 1 £29,000 -47.27%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 987 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 900 (38.09%) .NET
3 789 (33.39%) C#
4 619 (26.20%) Microsoft
5 592 (25.05%) JavaScript
6 540 (22.85%) HTML
7 498 (21.07%) T-SQL
8 491 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
9 482 (20.40%) ASP.NET
10 436 (18.45%) CSS
11 427 (18.07%) Oracle
12 418 (17.69%) MVC
12 418 (17.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 410 (17.35%) Finance
14 406 (17.18%) Business Intelligence
15 380 (16.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 354 (14.98%) Windows
17 353 (14.94%) Java
18 338 (14.30%) Degree
19 290 (12.27%) jQuery
20 282 (11.93%) MS Excel
21 265 (11.21%) XML
22 252 (10.66%) PL/SQL
23 247 (10.45%) Software Engineering
24 235 (9.94%) OO
25 228 (9.65%) Web Services
26 219 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
27 218 (9.23%) Scrum
28 216 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
29 212 (8.97%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 95 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 94 (3.98%) IIS
3 74 (3.13%) JBoss
4 64 (2.71%) Apache
5 59 (2.50%) GlassFish
6 53 (2.24%) SAS
7 43 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
8 31 (1.31%) Apache Spark
9 30 (1.27%) MS Exchange
9 30 (1.27%) Umbraco
10 26 (1.10%) CMS
10 26 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.10%) WildFly
11 24 (1.02%) Apache Pig
12 23 (0.97%) Node.js
13 19 (0.80%) Lync
13 19 (0.80%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.72%) WordPress
15 16 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
15 16 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 282 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 72 (3.05%) MS Office
3 19 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.47%) SPSS
5 7 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.085%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.042%) MS Project
11 1 (0.042%) Revit
Business Applications
1 57 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 48 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
5 24 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
7 14 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
7 14 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.47%) Magento
8 11 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
8 11 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.42%) HFM
9 10 (0.42%) SAP Business One
10 9 (0.38%) Oracle FAH
11 8 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
12 7 (0.30%) Lawson
13 6 (0.25%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (1.69%) SaaS
3 38 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.76%) Office 365
5 17 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.55%) PaaS
7 12 (0.51%) Bluemix
8 10 (0.42%) IaaS
9 8 (0.34%) Force.com
10 7 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.30%) GitHub
11 6 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.21%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.085%) DigitalOcean
14 2 (0.085%) Google Drive
14 2 (0.085%) Heroku
15 1 (0.042%) MailChimp
15 1 (0.042%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.042%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.65%) SAN
2 34 (1.44%) Firewall
3 30 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 27 (1.14%) Internet
5 26 (1.10%) DNS
6 20 (0.85%) DHCP
7 17 (0.72%) Kerberos
8 16 (0.68%) LAN
8 16 (0.68%) Network Security
8 16 (0.68%) WAN
9 14 (0.59%) HTTP
10 13 (0.55%) Intranet
11 9 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (0.34%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.34%) Unified Communications
13 7 (0.30%) Extranet
13 7 (0.30%) IPsec
14 6 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.25%) IPv4
14 6 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 987 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 418 (17.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 380 (16.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 219 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
5 216 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 204 (8.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 199 (8.42%) MySQL
8 186 (7.87%) Relational Database
9 144 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
10 143 (6.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 98 (4.15%) BusinessObjects
12 77 (3.26%) RDBMS
13 76 (3.22%) QlikView
14 75 (3.17%) Oracle Database
14 75 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
15 71 (3.00%) Data Mart
16 67 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
17 47 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
17 47 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
18 41 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 160 (6.77%) Visual Studio
2 118 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 80 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 77 (3.26%) Hudson
5 69 (2.92%) Git (software)
5 69 (2.92%) JUnit
6 62 (2.62%) Cucumber
7 61 (2.58%) Selenium
8 55 (2.33%) RSpec
9 48 (2.03%) Subversion
10 32 (1.35%) WATIR
11 28 (1.18%) TeamCity
12 27 (1.14%) Eclipse
13 26 (1.10%) JBehave
14 24 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
15 21 (0.89%) ReSharper
16 20 (0.85%) HP UFT
16 20 (0.85%) Toad
17 17 (0.72%) NUnit
18 16 (0.68%) Maven
General
1 410 (17.35%) Finance
2 106 (4.49%) Retail
3 88 (3.72%) Billing
4 75 (3.17%) Marketing
5 49 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 42 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 40 (1.69%) Games
8 27 (1.14%) Advertising
9 22 (0.93%) Legal
10 21 (0.89%) Law
11 19 (0.80%) Banking
12 16 (0.68%) Automotive
12 16 (0.68%) Back Office
13 13 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.47%) Front Office
15 7 (0.30%) Local Government
16 6 (0.25%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.21%) Military
18 4 (0.17%) Publishing
19 3 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1255 (53.11%) Developer
2 449 (19.00%) Analyst
3 405 (17.14%) .NET Developer
4 379 (16.04%) SQL Developer
5 322 (13.63%) C# Developer
6 253 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 191 (8.08%) Senior Developer
8 184 (7.79%) Software Developer
9 158 (6.69%) Java Developer
10 143 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 141 (5.97%) SQL Analyst
12 140 (5.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 136 (5.76%) DBA
14 124 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 118 (4.99%) C# Software Developer
16 114 (4.82%) .NET Software Developer
16 114 (4.82%) Administrator
17 113 (4.78%) SQL DBA
18 102 (4.32%) Web Developer
19 101 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 900 (38.09%) .NET
2 540 (22.85%) HTML
3 482 (20.40%) ASP.NET
4 436 (18.45%) CSS
5 290 (12.27%) jQuery
6 265 (11.21%) XML
7 228 (9.65%) Web Services
8 210 (8.89%) .NET Framework
9 205 (8.68%) HTML5
10 166 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 135 (5.71%) WCF
12 134 (5.67%) Ajax
13 133 (5.63%) AngularJS
14 129 (5.46%) RESTful
15 128 (5.42%) Spring
16 122 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 112 (4.74%) CSS3
18 107 (4.53%) Hibernate
19 94 (3.98%) Entity Framework
20 89 (3.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 196 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (4.66%) Computer Science
3 89 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 53 (2.24%) Clustering
4 53 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 44 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (1.78%) Replication
7 36 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 29 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.14%) Visualisation
10 25 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
11 24 (1.02%) N-Tier
11 24 (1.02%) User Experience
12 23 (0.97%) Smart Meter
13 21 (0.89%) Data Centre
14 20 (0.85%) Data Extraction
15 18 (0.76%) Data Integration
16 17 (0.72%) Statistics
17 15 (0.63%) NHS
18 14 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 354 (14.98%) Windows
2 191 (8.08%) Linux
3 136 (5.76%) Unix
4 123 (5.21%) Windows Server
5 78 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (1.95%) Android
8 40 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 19 (0.80%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.68%) Solaris
11 16 (0.68%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.55%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.42%) AIX
13 10 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.25%) CentOS
14 6 (0.25%) HPUX
15 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (17.69%) MVC
3 406 (17.18%) Business Intelligence
4 247 (10.45%) Software Engineering
5 235 (9.94%) OO
6 218 (9.23%) Scrum
7 212 (8.97%) ETL
8 196 (8.29%) Unit Testing
9 164 (6.94%) Mentoring
10 159 (6.73%) TDD
11 142 (6.01%) Web Development
12 141 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
13 140 (5.92%) SOA
14 136 (5.76%) SDLC
15 128 (5.42%) Data Analysis
16 121 (5.12%) ERP
17 120 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
18 116 (4.91%) Project Management
19 115 (4.87%) Data Modelling
20 106 (4.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 789 (33.39%) C#
2 592 (25.05%) JavaScript
3 498 (21.07%) T-SQL
4 353 (14.94%) Java
5 252 (10.66%) PL/SQL
6 198 (8.38%) VB.NET
7 113 (4.78%) PHP
8 107 (4.53%) VB
9 60 (2.54%) Ruby
10 58 (2.45%) Python
11 53 (2.24%) VBA
12 48 (2.03%) C
13 46 (1.95%) C++
14 44 (1.86%) PowerShell
15 41 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 37 (1.57%) VB6
17 25 (1.06%) VBScript
18 23 (0.97%) Groovy
19 22 (0.93%) Delphi
20 15 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 338 (14.30%) Degree
2 104 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.48%) ISEB
5 32 (1.35%) MCSD
6 30 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 30 (1.27%) MCSE
7 24 (1.02%) MCTS
8 23 (0.97%) MCITP
9 22 (0.93%) SC Cleared
10 21 (0.89%) MCP
11 17 (0.72%) HND
12 14 (0.59%) MCAD
13 12 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (0.42%) MCPD
15 10 (0.42%) MCSA
16 8 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.25%) Sun Certification
18 4 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.89%) QA
2 72 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.27%) SLA
4 19 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.13%) HL7
8 2 (0.085%) Basel II
8 2 (0.085%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.085%) SDET
8 2 (0.085%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.042%) SEPA
System Software
1 94 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.57%) Docker
4 33 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.10%) HDFS
6 24 (1.02%) Apache Flume
7 12 (0.51%) vSphere
8 9 (0.38%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (0.34%) Firmware
10 7 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.21%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.21%) XenApp
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.17%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.17%) UAG
13 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.042%) Xen
13 1 (0.042%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (1.35%) Puppet
2 23 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
2 23 (0.97%) Oozie
2 23 (0.97%) SCCM
3 14 (0.59%) SCOM
4 13 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 11 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 11 (0.47%) Rundeck
6 8 (0.34%) WSUS
7 7 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.25%) OpenView
9 5 (0.21%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.17%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.17%) EnCase
10 4 (0.17%) Nessus
10 4 (0.17%) Nmap
10 4 (0.17%) Sysprep
11 3 (0.13%) Nagios
11 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 619 (26.20%) Microsoft
2 427 (18.07%) Oracle
3 93 (3.94%) VMware
4 60 (2.54%) SAP
5 54 (2.29%) Tableau
6 48 (2.03%) Cisco
7 39 (1.65%) Citrix
7 39 (1.65%) Google
8 35 (1.48%) Cognos
9 32 (1.35%) HP
10 26 (1.10%) Informatica
11 25 (1.06%) Cloudera
11 25 (1.06%) NetApp
12 22 (0.93%) Adobe
12 22 (0.93%) Hortonworks
12 22 (0.93%) MapR
13 21 (0.89%) Twitter
14 20 (0.85%) IBM
15 19 (0.80%) Sybase
16 18 (0.76%) Pegasus
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday