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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1189 1277 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.54% 24.88% 22.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.61% 50.55% 45.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1099 1024
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
2607 2526 2482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.42% 49.22% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2189 2164
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 313 £40,000 +6.66% 63
Warwickshire 0 205 £35,000 -9.09% 20
Staffordshire -2 192 £35,000 -6.66% 25
Coventry 0 156 £38,500 - 21
Worcestershire 0 71 £35,000 +15.70% 12
Solihull 0 49 £27,500 -21.42% 11
Shropshire -1 41 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Wolverhampton +1 24 £35,000 +14.75% 3
West Bromwich +4 17 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Walsall 0 16 £40,750 +16.42% 3
Herefordshire +3 15 £40,000 +64.94% 1
Sutton Coldfield -1 9 £35,000 +20.68% 3
Dudley -12 3 £24,000 -31.42%
Halesowen +2 2 £25,000 -
Kingswinford - 2 £28,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1104 (44.77%) SQL Server
2 1085 (44.00%) .NET
3 945 (38.32%) C#
4 742 (30.09%) Microsoft
5 738 (29.93%) HTML
6 657 (26.64%) JavaScript
7 602 (24.41%) ASP.NET
8 576 (23.36%) CSS
9 543 (22.02%) Windows
10 504 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
11 481 (19.51%) T-SQL
12 422 (17.11%) MS Excel
13 420 (17.03%) jQuery
14 406 (16.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 398 (16.14%) MVC
16 391 (15.86%) Oracle
17 358 (14.52%) Finance
18 327 (13.26%) Degree
19 323 (13.10%) VB.NET
20 322 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
21 312 (12.65%) XML
22 310 (12.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 302 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
24 294 (11.92%) Relational Database
25 287 (11.64%) Java
26 274 (11.11%) Linux
27 238 (9.65%) .NET Framework
28 234 (9.49%) OO
29 233 (9.45%) Web Services
30 232 (9.41%) HTML5

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 169 (6.85%) IIS
2 133 (5.39%) SharePoint
3 91 (3.69%) Tomcat
4 67 (2.72%) MS Exchange
5 57 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
6 49 (1.99%) Apache
7 45 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 44 (1.78%) JBoss
9 41 (1.66%) WebSphere
10 38 (1.54%) Umbraco
10 38 (1.54%) CMS
11 37 (1.50%) SAS
12 36 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 35 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
14 33 (1.34%) GlassFish
15 25 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (0.85%) MQSeries
16 21 (0.85%) Lync
17 17 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
18 15 (0.61%) CICS
Applications
1 422 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 116 (4.70%) MS Office
3 16 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.32%) MS Project
7 7 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.24%) SPSS
9 4 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.081%) GIMP
12 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 78 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (0.77%) Magento
6 14 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 13 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
8 11 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (0.41%) Agresso
10 8 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.24%) assyst
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (0.20%) Cordys
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
14 3 (0.12%) SAP Business One
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 2 (0.081%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.11%) SaaS
2 49 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (0.85%) Office 365
5 13 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.28%) GitHub
7 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.041%) Force.com
9 1 (0.041%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.041%) Heroku
9 1 (0.041%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.55%) TCP/IP
2 49 (1.99%) Firewall
3 47 (1.91%) LAN
4 45 (1.82%) SAN
5 42 (1.70%) WAN
6 37 (1.50%) Internet
7 32 (1.30%) DNS
8 27 (1.09%) SSL
9 24 (0.97%) VPN
10 23 (0.93%) HTTP
11 15 (0.61%) NAS
12 14 (0.57%) DHCP
13 10 (0.41%) DDNS
14 6 (0.24%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.24%) Network Security
14 6 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.24%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.24%) SNMP
14 6 (0.24%) VoIP
15 5 (0.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1104 (44.77%) SQL Server
2 406 (16.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 322 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 310 (12.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 294 (11.92%) Relational Database
6 215 (8.72%) MySQL
7 184 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 170 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
9 168 (6.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 143 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 121 (4.91%) RDBMS
12 77 (3.12%) Crystal Reports
13 63 (2.55%) Oracle Database
14 62 (2.51%) QlikView
15 60 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
16 54 (2.19%) MS Access
17 44 (1.78%) DB2
18 37 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
18 37 (1.50%) Big Data
19 33 (1.34%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 218 (8.84%) Visual Studio
2 86 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (2.92%) Subversion
4 65 (2.64%) Git (software)
5 36 (1.46%) JUnit
6 35 (1.42%) Maven
7 29 (1.18%) Hudson
8 26 (1.05%) JIRA
9 25 (1.01%) NUnit
10 24 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
11 23 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
12 22 (0.89%) ReSharper
13 18 (0.73%) Jenkins
13 18 (0.73%) Selenium
13 18 (0.73%) Ant
14 13 (0.53%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 12 (0.49%) Toad
16 10 (0.41%) MSTest
17 9 (0.36%) Moq
General
1 358 (14.52%) Finance
2 107 (4.34%) Retail
3 101 (4.10%) Marketing
4 56 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 41 (1.66%) Advertising
6 37 (1.50%) Back Office
7 36 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.18%) Billing
9 28 (1.14%) Games
10 24 (0.97%) Automotive
11 23 (0.93%) Banking
12 21 (0.85%) Law
13 17 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.65%) Legal
15 14 (0.57%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.49%) Electronics
17 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.12%) General Ledger
19 2 (0.081%) Local Government
19 2 (0.081%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1248 (50.61%) Developer
2 371 (15.04%) Analyst
3 337 (13.67%) .NET Developer
4 208 (8.43%) C# Developer
5 203 (8.23%) Software Developer
6 149 (6.04%) DBA
7 140 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 138 (5.60%) Consultant
9 132 (5.35%) Administrator
10 131 (5.31%) Applications Support
11 118 (4.79%) Senior Developer
12 116 (4.70%) SQL DBA
13 114 (4.62%) Web Developer
14 113 (4.58%) Support Analyst
15 107 (4.34%) Junior
16 91 (3.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 91 (3.69%) ASP.NET Developer
17 90 (3.65%) Software Engineer
18 89 (3.61%) Graduate
19 87 (3.53%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1085 (44.00%) .NET
2 738 (29.93%) HTML
3 602 (24.41%) ASP.NET
4 576 (23.36%) CSS
5 420 (17.03%) jQuery
6 312 (12.65%) XML
7 238 (9.65%) .NET Framework
8 233 (9.45%) Web Services
9 232 (9.41%) HTML5
10 175 (7.10%) WCF
11 174 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 156 (6.33%) Ajax
13 118 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 109 (4.42%) CSS3
15 101 (4.10%) J2EE
16 98 (3.97%) Entity Framework
17 89 (3.61%) LINQ
18 69 (2.80%) WPF
19 64 (2.60%) JSON
20 61 (2.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 218 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 172 (6.97%) Computer Science
3 83 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 78 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 65 (2.64%) Management Information System
6 59 (2.39%) Mathematics
7 37 (1.50%) Replication
8 32 (1.30%) Clustering
8 32 (1.30%) N-Tier
9 30 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 28 (1.14%) User Experience
10 28 (1.14%) Visualisation
11 25 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 22 (0.89%) Statistics
13 18 (0.73%) W3C
14 16 (0.65%) Credit Risk
14 16 (0.65%) Mainframe
15 14 (0.57%) Physics
16 12 (0.49%) Open Source
16 12 (0.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 543 (22.02%) Windows
2 274 (11.11%) Linux
3 194 (7.87%) UNIX
4 89 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (3.20%) Solaris
6 60 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (2.07%) Android
9 46 (1.87%) Windows 7
10 35 (1.42%) Apple iOS
11 32 (1.30%) Windows XP
12 17 (0.69%) AIX
13 15 (0.61%) MVS
14 14 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.53%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.45%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.36%) CentOS
18 8 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.32%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (16.14%) MVC
3 302 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
4 234 (9.49%) OO
5 189 (7.66%) Software Engineering
6 173 (7.02%) Web Development
7 154 (6.24%) ITIL
8 152 (6.16%) Scrum
9 141 (5.72%) TDD
10 136 (5.52%) Project Management
11 131 (5.31%) SOA
12 126 (5.11%) ETL
12 126 (5.11%) E-Commerce
13 122 (4.95%) CRM
14 107 (4.34%) Unit Testing
15 103 (4.18%) Mentoring
16 100 (4.06%) OOP
17 99 (4.01%) Continuous Integration
18 96 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
19 83 (3.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 945 (38.32%) C#
2 657 (26.64%) JavaScript
3 481 (19.51%) T-SQL
4 323 (13.10%) VB.NET
5 287 (11.64%) Java
6 198 (8.03%) PL/SQL
7 184 (7.46%) VB
8 163 (6.61%) PHP
9 105 (4.26%) VBA
10 92 (3.73%) VB6
11 71 (2.88%) Perl
12 65 (2.64%) C++
13 64 (2.60%) Python
14 61 (2.47%) VBScript
15 56 (2.27%) PowerShell
16 48 (1.95%) Shell Script
17 41 (1.66%) C
18 28 (1.14%) R
19 24 (0.97%) Ruby
20 18 (0.73%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 327 (13.26%) Degree
2 99 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.87%) MCTS
5 41 (1.66%) MCITP
6 32 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 29 (1.18%) ISEB
8 26 (1.05%) MCP
9 25 (1.01%) MCSE
10 18 (0.73%) ISTQB
10 18 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (0.73%) MCAD
10 18 (0.73%) MCSD
11 16 (0.65%) HND
12 15 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (0.49%) MCSA
14 10 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (3.33%) SLA
2 79 (3.20%) QA
3 10 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.24%) TickIT
5 4 (0.16%) HL7
6 3 (0.12%) COBIT
6 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.041%) GAMP
System Software
1 162 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 65 (2.64%) Hyper-V
3 61 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.01%) vSphere
5 15 (0.61%) XenApp
6 8 (0.32%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.32%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.20%) XenServer
9 5 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.16%) Docker
11 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.081%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.081%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.041%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.041%) Samba
Systems Management
1 45 (1.82%) Nagios
2 43 (1.74%) Tivoli
3 26 (1.05%) Puppet
4 21 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.73%) Ansible
5 18 (0.73%) BladeLogic
6 16 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (0.61%) Unicenter
8 14 (0.57%) SCCM
9 13 (0.53%) OpenNMS
10 12 (0.49%) Control-M
11 10 (0.41%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.24%) WMI
13 5 (0.20%) SCOM
14 4 (0.16%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.16%) WSUS
14 4 (0.16%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
15 3 (0.12%) Netcool
15 3 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 742 (30.09%) Microsoft
2 391 (15.86%) Oracle
3 126 (5.11%) VMware
4 100 (4.06%) Business Objects
5 66 (2.68%) Citrix
6 62 (2.51%) Red Hat
7 58 (2.35%) Cognos
8 45 (1.82%) Cisco
8 45 (1.82%) IBM
9 35 (1.42%) Tableau
10 31 (1.26%) Google
11 30 (1.22%) Adobe
12 28 (1.14%) SAP
13 24 (0.97%) Talend
14 21 (0.85%) Telerik
15 20 (0.81%) HP
16 19 (0.77%) Teradata
17 17 (0.69%) NetApp
18 13 (0.53%) EMC
18 13 (0.53%) Apple
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35-45k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £300 - £408.50 per day + +
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £38,000 to £38,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago