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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / West Midlands
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 857 1212 1269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.10% 20.89% 25.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.49% 47.91% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 735 1042 1140
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
2170 2530 2445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.82% 43.61% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 2178 2184
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 0 293 £42,500 +6.25% 52
Staffordshire -3 121 £37,500 +2.73% 10
Warwickshire -4 106 £37,000 -26.00% 9
Coventry -2 79 £42,500 +4.93% 17
Worcestershire -2 58 £34,000 -2.85% 18
Solihull -1 52 £34,000 -17.57% 8
Shropshire +4 47 £37,626 +0.33% 13
Herefordshire -4 29 £40,000 -17.94% 5
Wolverhampton +1 9 £45,000 +21.62%
Halesowen - 9 £24,500 - 1
Walsall 0 8 £33,750 -14.55% 2
Sutton Coldfield +4 7 £35,000 - 4
West Bromwich -4 6 £50,000 +19.04%
Dudley -4 2 £37,500 +4.11% 2
Stourbridge - 1 £45,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 842 (42.76%) .NET
2 776 (39.41%) SQL Server
3 771 (39.16%) C#
4 596 (30.27%) JavaScript
5 550 (27.93%) Microsoft
6 544 (27.63%) HTML
7 539 (27.37%) ASP.NET
8 469 (23.82%) CSS
9 462 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
10 451 (22.91%) MVC
11 357 (18.13%) T-SQL
12 329 (16.71%) Finance
13 312 (15.85%) MS Excel
14 309 (15.69%) Windows
15 290 (14.73%) jQuery
16 283 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
17 266 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 261 (13.26%) XML
19 253 (12.85%) VB.NET
20 246 (12.49%) Web Development
21 239 (12.14%) Oracle
22 228 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
23 227 (11.53%) Web Services
24 224 (11.38%) Degree
25 216 (10.97%) Java
26 205 (10.41%) .NET Framework
27 203 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
28 202 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 176 (8.94%) Visual Studio
30 174 (8.84%) Linux

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 92 (4.67%) IIS
2 79 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 71 (3.61%) CMS
4 66 (3.35%) SAS
5 40 (2.03%) JBoss
6 35 (1.78%) Umbraco
7 28 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 27 (1.37%) MS Exchange
9 25 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 23 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
11 22 (1.12%) Tomcat
12 21 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
13 20 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (0.96%) Skype for Business
15 15 (0.76%) Apache Spark
15 15 (0.76%) nginx
15 15 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
16 13 (0.66%) Apache
17 12 (0.61%) EPiServer
18 11 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 312 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.79%) MS Office
3 25 (1.27%) SPSS
4 10 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.30%) MS Project
6 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.10%) Simulink
9 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.051%) Blender
9 1 (0.051%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.051%) InDesign
9 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.051%) Stata
Business Applications
1 39 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.46%) OpenText MBPM
5 9 (0.46%) OpenText Process Suite
5 9 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.41%) SAP Business One
7 7 (0.36%) Magento
7 7 (0.36%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.36%) Sage 200
7 7 (0.36%) Shopify
8 6 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle SCM
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 160 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.83%) SaaS
4 32 (1.63%) Office 365
5 29 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (1.32%) IaaS
6 26 (1.32%) PaaS
7 20 (1.02%) GitHub
8 11 (0.56%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.15%) G Suite
10 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.051%) AdWords
11 1 (0.051%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 1 (0.051%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.051%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.051%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.051%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.39%) DNS
2 44 (2.23%) Firewall
3 41 (2.08%) SSL
4 36 (1.83%) HTTP
5 35 (1.78%) TCP/IP
6 24 (1.22%) LAN
7 23 (1.17%) DHCP
8 20 (1.02%) SAN
9 15 (0.76%) WAN
10 12 (0.61%) Internet
10 12 (0.61%) VPN
11 10 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (0.46%) Intranet
12 9 (0.46%) IPv4
13 7 (0.36%) SNMP
14 5 (0.25%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.25%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.25%) Wireless
15 2 (0.10%) IPsec
15 2 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 776 (39.41%) SQL Server
2 266 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 202 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 147 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 141 (7.16%) Relational Database
6 138 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
7 126 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 119 (6.04%) MySQL
9 91 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 82 (4.16%) NoSQL
11 75 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 74 (3.76%) DB2
13 55 (2.79%) MongoDB
14 53 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 50 (2.54%) Big Data
16 46 (2.34%) Oracle Database
17 43 (2.18%) RDBMS
18 32 (1.63%) QlikView
19 31 (1.57%) Power BI
20 27 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 176 (8.94%) Visual Studio
2 144 (7.31%) Git (software)
3 121 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 51 (2.59%) Selenium
6 50 (2.54%) Subversion
7 40 (2.03%) JIRA
8 27 (1.37%) JUnit
8 27 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 26 (1.32%) TeamCity
10 19 (0.96%) Mercurial
11 18 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 15 (0.76%) Cucumber
12 15 (0.76%) WebDriver
13 14 (0.71%) Moq
14 13 (0.66%) Maven
14 13 (0.66%) PHPUnit
14 13 (0.66%) Vagrant
15 11 (0.56%) SoapUI
16 10 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 329 (16.71%) Finance
2 98 (4.98%) Retail
3 90 (4.57%) Marketing
4 49 (2.49%) Publishing
5 47 (2.39%) Banking
6 46 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 42 (2.13%) Advertising
8 31 (1.57%) Automotive
9 27 (1.37%) Games
10 22 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 21 (1.07%) Legal
12 18 (0.91%) Telecoms
13 16 (0.81%) Back Office
14 12 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.56%) Music Industry
16 10 (0.51%) Law
17 8 (0.41%) Electronics
17 8 (0.41%) International Banking
18 7 (0.36%) Billing
19 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 943 (47.89%) Developer
2 410 (20.82%) .NET Developer
3 363 (18.44%) Analyst
4 279 (14.17%) C# Developer
5 219 (11.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 190 (9.65%) SQL Developer
7 182 (9.24%) Senior Developer
8 135 (6.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 114 (5.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 112 (5.69%) Software Developer
11 89 (4.52%) Junior
11 89 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
11 89 (4.52%) Web Developer
12 85 (4.32%) Consultant
12 85 (4.32%) Support Analyst
13 84 (4.27%) Applications Support
14 81 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 80 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
16 77 (3.91%) DBA
17 74 (3.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 842 (42.76%) .NET
2 544 (27.63%) HTML
3 539 (27.37%) ASP.NET
4 469 (23.82%) CSS
5 290 (14.73%) jQuery
6 261 (13.26%) XML
7 228 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 227 (11.53%) Web Services
9 205 (10.41%) .NET Framework
10 170 (8.63%) HTML5
11 158 (8.02%) AngularJS
12 141 (7.16%) Entity Framework
13 113 (5.74%) WCF
14 101 (5.13%) Ajax
15 93 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 87 (4.42%) WPF
17 79 (4.01%) REST
18 76 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 76 (3.86%) LINQ
19 71 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 203 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (5.64%) Computer Science
3 74 (3.76%) Mobile App
4 64 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 49 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (2.34%) CMDB
7 45 (2.29%) iPad
8 37 (1.88%) Management Information System
9 29 (1.47%) User Experience
10 22 (1.12%) Clustering
11 20 (1.02%) Algorithms
12 17 (0.86%) NHS
13 16 (0.81%) Driving Licence
14 15 (0.76%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.66%) PMI
15 13 (0.66%) Replication
16 12 (0.61%) AS400
17 9 (0.46%) e-Learning
17 9 (0.46%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 309 (15.69%) Windows
2 174 (8.84%) Linux
3 108 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 96 (4.88%) Unix
5 55 (2.79%) Android
6 53 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (2.49%) Apple iOS
8 44 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.17%) Windows 10
11 23 (1.17%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.81%) Solaris
13 14 (0.71%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.66%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.51%) AIX
16 8 (0.41%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.30%) HPUX
18 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (22.91%) MVC
3 283 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
4 246 (12.49%) Web Development
5 173 (8.79%) Software Engineering
6 155 (7.87%) Scrum
7 149 (7.57%) TDD
8 147 (7.47%) OO
9 140 (7.11%) Mentoring
10 130 (6.60%) CRM
11 122 (6.20%) SOA
12 113 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
13 109 (5.54%) Project Management
14 102 (5.18%) E-Commerce
15 98 (4.98%) ETL
15 98 (4.98%) ITIL
16 97 (4.93%) Migration
17 95 (4.82%) SDLC
18 88 (4.47%) OOP
19 86 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 771 (39.16%) C#
2 596 (30.27%) JavaScript
3 357 (18.13%) T-SQL
4 253 (12.85%) VB.NET
5 216 (10.97%) Java
6 101 (5.13%) PHP
7 83 (4.22%) VB
8 67 (3.40%) PL/SQL
9 63 (3.20%) Python
10 49 (2.49%) C
10 49 (2.49%) R
11 48 (2.44%) PowerShell
12 46 (2.34%) VBA
13 26 (1.32%) C++
13 26 (1.32%) TypeScript
14 20 (1.02%) Ruby
15 18 (0.91%) VB6
16 12 (0.61%) XPath
17 10 (0.51%) Perl
17 10 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 224 (11.38%) Degree
2 68 (3.45%) ISEB
3 54 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 40 (2.03%) PMI Certification
6 27 (1.37%) PMP
7 25 (1.27%) ISTQB
8 19 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
8 19 (0.96%) LPIC
9 14 (0.71%) SC Cleared
10 13 (0.66%) MCSD
11 11 (0.56%) MCSE
12 10 (0.51%) HND
12 10 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.41%) MCSA
14 6 (0.30%) CCNA
14 6 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.93%) QA
2 34 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.27%) SLA
4 19 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.25%) SDET
7 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.10%) COBIT
8 2 (0.10%) DICOM
8 2 (0.10%) HL7
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.051%) BS7666
9 1 (0.051%) GAMP
9 1 (0.051%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.051%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.051%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.051%) MISRA
9 1 (0.051%) MISRA C
System Software
1 111 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 38 (1.93%) Docker
4 33 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (1.02%) Firmware
6 19 (0.96%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
8 13 (0.66%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.56%) vSphere
9 11 (0.56%) XenApp
10 9 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (0.46%) NFS
10 9 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.20%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.20%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.10%) HDFS
14 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.051%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 37 (1.88%) SCCM
2 28 (1.42%) SCVMM
3 26 (1.32%) SCOM
4 20 (1.02%) Backup Exec
5 19 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 18 (0.91%) Ansible
7 9 (0.46%) Nagios
8 7 (0.36%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.20%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.15%) Puppet
10 3 (0.15%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.10%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.10%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.10%) WSUS
11 2 (0.10%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.051%) cPanel
12 1 (0.051%) Graphite
Vendors
1 550 (27.93%) Microsoft
2 239 (12.14%) Oracle
3 139 (7.06%) VMware
4 91 (4.62%) Citrix
5 66 (3.35%) IBM
6 64 (3.25%) Cisco
7 61 (3.10%) HP
8 57 (2.89%) NetApp
9 45 (2.29%) Google
9 45 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 43 (2.18%) EMC
11 41 (2.08%) SAP
12 35 (1.78%) CheckPoint
13 32 (1.63%) Telerik
14 27 (1.37%) BMC
14 27 (1.37%) Juniper
15 25 (1.27%) Cognos
15 25 (1.27%) Tableau
16 24 (1.22%) SolarWinds
17 23 (1.17%) 3PAR
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + pension, holidays and flexible working
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago