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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1232 1326 1266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.31% 24.64% 22.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.06% 50.63% 47.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 1115 1128
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
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
2734 2619 2648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.30% 48.66% 47.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2413 2255 2346
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 £26,478 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -1 368 £40,000 +6.66% 65
Staffordshire -1 219 £38,500 +10.00% 35
Warwickshire -2 181 £33,500 -11.84% 22
Coventry -1 165 £39,000 +4.00% 26
Solihull +6 57 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Worcestershire -6 53 £36,500 -6.41% 9
Wolverhampton +3 45 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Shropshire +4 29 £39,500 +8.96% 4
Herefordshire 0 9 £40,000 +26.98% 6
West Bromwich -5 9 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Walsall -9 8 £32,500 -23.52% 4
Dudley +1 5 £24,000 -31.42%
Sutton Coldfield -2 5 £35,000 +17.64% 3
Brierley Hill - 2 £33,750 -
Halesowen - 2 £26,250 - 1
Kingswinford - 1 £28,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1124 (44.66%) SQL Server
2 1119 (44.46%) .NET
3 1019 (40.48%) C#
4 769 (30.55%) Microsoft
5 740 (29.40%) HTML
6 659 (26.18%) JavaScript
7 595 (23.64%) ASP.NET
8 575 (22.84%) CSS
9 556 (22.09%) T-SQL
10 530 (21.06%) Windows
11 496 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
12 484 (19.23%) Oracle
13 426 (16.92%) Finance
14 418 (16.61%) MS Excel
15 411 (16.33%) MVC
16 408 (16.21%) jQuery
17 388 (15.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 364 (14.46%) Degree
19 347 (13.79%) XML
20 337 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
21 312 (12.40%) Java
21 312 (12.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 285 (11.32%) VB.NET
23 277 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
24 264 (10.49%) Web Services
25 260 (10.33%) Linux
25 260 (10.33%) Relational Database
26 238 (9.46%) HTML5
27 235 (9.34%) .NET Framework
28 234 (9.30%) Software Engineering

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 171 (6.79%) IIS
2 98 (3.89%) SharePoint
3 61 (2.42%) MS Exchange
4 56 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 49 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
6 47 (1.87%) JBoss
7 44 (1.75%) SAS
8 42 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 40 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 40 (1.59%) Apache
10 38 (1.51%) CMS
10 38 (1.51%) Umbraco
11 34 (1.35%) Lync
12 25 (0.99%) GlassFish
12 25 (0.99%) MQSeries
13 19 (0.75%) Node.js
14 17 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (0.68%) CICS
15 16 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 418 (16.61%) MS Excel
2 77 (3.06%) MS Office
3 27 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.36%) MS Project
7 8 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.24%) SPSS
9 5 (0.20%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.079%) CATIA
12 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.040%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 38 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.68%) Magento
6 14 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
7 13 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.20%) Cordys
11 4 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.16%) Exstream
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.16%) Agresso
11 4 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (2.30%) SaaS
3 39 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.48%) Office 365
6 7 (0.28%) Heroku
7 4 (0.16%) IaaS
8 3 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.079%) GitHub
9 2 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.040%) Force.com
10 1 (0.040%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.040%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.040%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.15%) Internet
2 46 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 36 (1.43%) SAN
4 33 (1.31%) Firewall
5 31 (1.23%) HTTP
6 29 (1.15%) LAN
7 28 (1.11%) SSL
8 21 (0.83%) DNS
9 18 (0.72%) WAN
10 12 (0.48%) DHCP
11 11 (0.44%) VPN
11 11 (0.44%) IPsec
12 9 (0.36%) IPv4
13 8 (0.32%) Kerberos
13 8 (0.32%) VoIP
14 6 (0.24%) NAS
14 6 (0.24%) Intranet
15 5 (0.20%) Network Security
15 5 (0.20%) NetScaler
16 4 (0.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1124 (44.66%) SQL Server
2 388 (15.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 312 (12.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 277 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 260 (10.33%) Relational Database
6 206 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
7 202 (8.03%) MySQL
8 189 (7.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 144 (5.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 115 (4.57%) RDBMS
11 113 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 112 (4.45%) BusinessObjects
13 79 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
14 72 (2.86%) Oracle Database
15 63 (2.50%) QlikView
16 60 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
17 53 (2.11%) DB2
18 52 (2.07%) NoSQL
19 50 (1.99%) OLAP
20 45 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 229 (9.10%) Visual Studio
2 110 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 87 (3.46%) Subversion
4 81 (3.22%) Git (software)
5 37 (1.47%) Hudson
6 32 (1.27%) NUnit
7 31 (1.23%) JIRA
8 27 (1.07%) Jenkins
9 25 (0.99%) Selenium
10 22 (0.87%) Maven
11 21 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
12 18 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
13 15 (0.60%) JUnit
14 13 (0.52%) Ant
14 13 (0.52%) InstallShield
15 12 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 11 (0.44%) Eclipse
16 11 (0.44%) ReSharper
17 10 (0.40%) Toad
18 9 (0.36%) Moq
General
1 426 (16.92%) Finance
2 145 (5.76%) Retail
3 103 (4.09%) Marketing
4 59 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 56 (2.22%) Games
6 52 (2.07%) Advertising
7 47 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.67%) Back Office
9 36 (1.43%) Banking
10 34 (1.35%) Billing
11 31 (1.23%) Automotive
12 24 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (0.91%) Law
14 21 (0.83%) Electronics
15 18 (0.72%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.40%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.40%) Legal
17 6 (0.24%) Front Office
17 6 (0.24%) Private Banking
18 5 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 1247 (49.54%) Developer
2 366 (14.54%) Analyst
3 297 (11.80%) .NET Developer
4 206 (8.18%) Software Developer
5 196 (7.79%) C# Developer
6 152 (6.04%) DBA
7 145 (5.76%) Consultant
8 135 (5.36%) Applications Support
9 133 (5.28%) Senior Developer
10 127 (5.05%) Software Engineer
11 121 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
12 120 (4.77%) Junior
13 118 (4.69%) Support Analyst
13 118 (4.69%) SQL DBA
14 103 (4.09%) Administrator
14 103 (4.09%) Web Developer
15 101 (4.01%) Graduate
16 98 (3.89%) SQL Developer
17 92 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
18 78 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1119 (44.46%) .NET
2 740 (29.40%) HTML
3 595 (23.64%) ASP.NET
4 575 (22.84%) CSS
5 408 (16.21%) jQuery
6 347 (13.79%) XML
7 264 (10.49%) Web Services
8 238 (9.46%) HTML5
9 235 (9.34%) .NET Framework
10 194 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 175 (6.95%) WCF
12 136 (5.40%) CSS3
13 127 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 123 (4.89%) Ajax
15 92 (3.66%) WPF
16 81 (3.22%) Entity Framework
17 77 (3.06%) WinForms
18 64 (2.54%) LINQ
19 61 (2.42%) RESTful
20 60 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 224 (8.90%) Computer Science
2 215 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (3.34%) Mathematics
4 78 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 66 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 56 (2.22%) Replication
7 41 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 35 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 33 (1.31%) Clustering
10 30 (1.19%) Client/Server
10 30 (1.19%) N-Tier
11 29 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 29 (1.15%) Data Centre
12 28 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 28 (1.11%) W3C
13 27 (1.07%) User Experience
14 20 (0.79%) Physics
14 20 (0.79%) Credit Risk
15 19 (0.75%) Statistics
16 18 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 530 (21.06%) Windows
2 260 (10.33%) Linux
3 183 (7.27%) UNIX
4 109 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (1.95%) Solaris
8 45 (1.79%) Android
9 41 (1.63%) Windows 8
10 38 (1.51%) Apple iOS
11 36 (1.43%) Windows XP
12 31 (1.23%) AIX
12 31 (1.23%) Windows 7
13 17 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (0.68%) MVS
14 11 (0.44%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (0.36%) CentOS
17 8 (0.32%) HPUX
18 5 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (16.33%) MVC
3 337 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
4 234 (9.30%) Software Engineering
5 232 (9.22%) OO
6 172 (6.83%) Scrum
7 170 (6.75%) Web Development
8 151 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 146 (5.80%) SOA
10 142 (5.64%) TDD
11 137 (5.44%) ETL
12 135 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 128 (5.09%) ITIL
14 123 (4.89%) Project Management
15 110 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
16 107 (4.25%) SDLC
17 106 (4.21%) Analytics
18 104 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
19 103 (4.09%) CRM
20 98 (3.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1019 (40.48%) C#
2 659 (26.18%) JavaScript
3 556 (22.09%) T-SQL
4 312 (12.40%) Java
5 285 (11.32%) VB.NET
6 170 (6.75%) VB
7 162 (6.44%) PL/SQL
8 137 (5.44%) PHP
9 114 (4.53%) C++
10 98 (3.89%) VBA
11 79 (3.14%) VB6
12 72 (2.86%) VBScript
13 65 (2.58%) PowerShell
14 64 (2.54%) Perl
15 63 (2.50%) Python
16 44 (1.75%) C
17 33 (1.31%) R
18 32 (1.27%) Shell Script
19 19 (0.75%) Scala
20 18 (0.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 364 (14.46%) Degree
2 100 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.23%) ISEB
5 29 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 27 (1.07%) MCTS
6 27 (1.07%) MCITP
7 25 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (0.72%) MCSE
10 17 (0.68%) MCP
11 15 (0.60%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.56%) MCSD
12 14 (0.56%) PhD
13 13 (0.52%) CISSP
14 11 (0.44%) OSCP
14 11 (0.44%) OSCE
15 10 (0.40%) MCSA
16 9 (0.36%) MCAD
17 7 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (3.81%) SLA
2 91 (3.62%) QA
3 13 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.28%) GAMP
5 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.20%) HL7
7 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.079%) TickIT
9 1 (0.040%) BS7666
9 1 (0.040%) MiFID
9 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.040%) EMIR
9 1 (0.040%) CRD IV
System Software
1 139 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 63 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.07%) vSphere
5 13 (0.52%) XenApp
5 13 (0.52%) Terminal Services
6 12 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
7 11 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.079%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.079%) XenServer
11 1 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.040%) Docker
11 1 (0.040%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.040%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.040%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (1.35%) Nagios
2 28 (1.11%) Tivoli
3 19 (0.75%) SCCM
4 14 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 12 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (0.48%) SCOM
5 12 (0.48%) Data Guard
6 11 (0.44%) Puppet
6 11 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.40%) OpenNMS
8 9 (0.36%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.24%) Netcool
10 5 (0.20%) Unicenter
10 5 (0.20%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.20%) WSUS
10 5 (0.20%) Ansible
11 4 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.16%) Control-M
11 4 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.16%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 769 (30.55%) Microsoft
2 484 (19.23%) Oracle
3 120 (4.77%) VMware
4 64 (2.54%) Cognos
5 59 (2.34%) Citrix
6 52 (2.07%) IBM
7 48 (1.91%) SAP
8 43 (1.71%) Apple
9 42 (1.67%) Google
10 39 (1.55%) Red Hat
11 38 (1.51%) HP
12 32 (1.27%) Tableau
13 25 (0.99%) Cisco
13 25 (0.99%) NetApp
14 23 (0.91%) Telerik
15 22 (0.87%) Adobe
15 22 (0.87%) Teradata
16 21 (0.83%) Xamarin
17 20 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
18 18 (0.72%) Symantec
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Configit
Salary: £20,000 - £55,000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 2 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Hays UK - Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwickshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday