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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 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 1187 1233 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.53% 23.02% 24.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.43% 48.64% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1108 1126
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,426
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2613 2535 2772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.20% 47.32% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 2253 2364
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 398 £37,500 -6.25% 69
Staffordshire -1 226 £37,500 +10.29% 17
Warwickshire +4 143 £38,500 +6.94% 17
Coventry -9 113 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Worcestershire +10 49 £31,500 -10.00% 5
Shropshire +1 49 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Wolverhampton +1 41 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Solihull -3 29 £27,500 -27.63% 8
Sutton Coldfield +3 17 £28,500 +14.00% 2
Walsall +2 11 £31,500 +26.00% 1
West Bromwich +8 8 £39,750 +14.35%
Halesowen +3 5 £21,000 -20.75% 3
Herefordshire -10 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Dudley -13 3 £23,500 -17.54%
Bilston - 2 £30,250 - 1
Brierley Hill -1 1 £42,500 -
Smethwick - 1 £26,000 - 1
Wednesbury - 1 £32,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 976 (39.76%) .NET
2 944 (38.45%) SQL Server
3 896 (36.50%) C#
4 735 (29.94%) JavaScript
5 700 (28.51%) Microsoft
6 687 (27.98%) HTML
7 596 (24.28%) ASP.NET
8 537 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
9 514 (20.94%) MVC
10 509 (20.73%) CSS
11 470 (19.14%) Oracle
12 429 (17.47%) Finance
13 410 (16.70%) T-SQL
14 406 (16.54%) Degree
15 381 (15.52%) Windows
16 379 (15.44%) jQuery
17 374 (15.23%) VB.NET
18 354 (14.42%) XML
19 337 (13.73%) MS Excel
20 336 (13.69%) Java
21 311 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
22 300 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 258 (10.51%) MySQL
24 246 (10.02%) Web Development
25 238 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
26 233 (9.49%) Web Services
27 227 (9.25%) Scrum
28 225 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
29 222 (9.04%) .NET Framework
29 222 (9.04%) SQL Server Integration Services

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
1 125 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 91 (3.71%) IIS
3 74 (3.01%) JBoss
4 56 (2.28%) Apache
5 53 (2.16%) CMS
6 52 (2.12%) Apache Spark
7 45 (1.83%) GlassFish
8 42 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
9 40 (1.63%) WildFly
10 34 (1.38%) MS Exchange
11 32 (1.30%) SAS
12 29 (1.18%) WebSphere
13 25 (1.02%) Skype for Business
14 24 (0.98%) Umbraco
14 24 (0.98%) WebLogic
15 23 (0.94%) nginx
16 22 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
17 21 (0.86%) Tomcat
18 18 (0.73%) Apache Pig
19 17 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 337 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 83 (3.38%) MS Office
3 29 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.37%) PrintSoft PReS
7 6 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.24%) MS Project
7 6 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.20%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.20%) SPSS
9 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.081%) Blender
11 1 (0.041%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.041%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 60 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
5 21 (0.86%) Magento
5 21 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
6 20 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
6 20 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
6 20 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
6 20 (0.81%) SAP Business One
7 18 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
7 18 (0.73%) Exstream
8 15 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
9 13 (0.53%) Sentinel
10 11 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
11 8 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.20%) Sage 1000
14 4 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
14 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 123 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.59%) Office 365
4 26 (1.06%) IaaS
4 26 (1.06%) PaaS
5 24 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (0.98%) SaaS
6 23 (0.94%) GitHub
7 6 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.16%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.12%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.041%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.89%) Firewall
2 58 (2.36%) DNS
3 47 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 45 (1.83%) LAN
5 44 (1.79%) SSL
6 36 (1.47%) WAN
7 33 (1.34%) DHCP
8 32 (1.30%) HTTP
9 30 (1.22%) SAN
10 28 (1.14%) Internet
11 15 (0.61%) VoIP
11 15 (0.61%) Wireless
12 11 (0.45%) VPN
13 10 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (0.41%) Skype
14 9 (0.37%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.29%) NAS
16 6 (0.24%) NetScaler
17 4 (0.16%) SNMP
17 4 (0.16%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 944 (38.45%) SQL Server
2 300 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 258 (10.51%) MySQL
4 222 (9.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 218 (8.88%) Relational Database
6 205 (8.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 178 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
8 131 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 99 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 98 (3.99%) Oracle Database
11 92 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
11 92 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 71 (2.89%) RDBMS
13 69 (2.81%) Hadoop
14 64 (2.61%) NoSQL
15 63 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
16 59 (2.40%) Big Data
17 57 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
17 57 (2.32%) DB2
18 56 (2.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 197 (8.02%) Visual Studio
2 129 (5.25%) Git (software)
3 94 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 80 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 80 (3.26%) Selenium
5 65 (2.65%) JUnit
6 47 (1.91%) JIRA
6 47 (1.91%) Subversion
7 42 (1.71%) Hudson
8 40 (1.63%) JBehave
9 31 (1.26%) Maven
10 26 (1.06%) Eclipse
11 23 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 23 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 22 (0.90%) WebDriver
13 19 (0.77%) Vagrant
14 17 (0.69%) Moq
15 15 (0.61%) Ant
15 15 (0.61%) NUnit
16 13 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 429 (17.47%) Finance
2 160 (6.52%) Retail
3 94 (3.83%) Marketing
4 76 (3.10%) Manufacturing
5 55 (2.24%) Publishing
6 54 (2.20%) Advertising
7 50 (2.04%) Banking
8 48 (1.96%) Games
9 42 (1.71%) Automotive
10 28 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.06%) Legal
11 26 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (0.86%) Law
13 19 (0.77%) Billing
13 19 (0.77%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.65%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.57%) Back Office
17 11 (0.45%) Music Industry
18 10 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1299 (52.91%) Developer
2 498 (20.29%) .NET Developer
3 460 (18.74%) Analyst
4 363 (14.79%) C# Developer
5 325 (13.24%) SQL Developer
6 297 (12.10%) C# .NET Developer
7 278 (11.32%) Senior Developer
8 166 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 166 (6.76%) Software Developer
9 134 (5.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 120 (4.89%) Java Developer
11 110 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
12 108 (4.40%) Consultant
13 100 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
13 100 (4.07%) VB.NET Developer
14 98 (3.99%) PHP Developer
15 97 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
16 95 (3.87%) Web Developer
17 93 (3.79%) Support Analyst
18 89 (3.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 976 (39.76%) .NET
2 687 (27.98%) HTML
3 596 (24.28%) ASP.NET
4 509 (20.73%) CSS
5 379 (15.44%) jQuery
6 354 (14.42%) XML
7 233 (9.49%) Web Services
8 225 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 222 (9.04%) .NET Framework
10 211 (8.59%) HTML5
11 142 (5.78%) WCF
12 131 (5.34%) Entity Framework
13 123 (5.01%) AngularJS
13 123 (5.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 116 (4.73%) WPF
15 98 (3.99%) Spring
16 95 (3.87%) Ajax
17 87 (3.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 75 (3.05%) REST
19 74 (3.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 238 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 123 (5.01%) Mobile App
4 72 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 70 (2.85%) Data Centre
5 70 (2.85%) Mathematics
6 67 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 54 (2.20%) Visualisation
8 48 (1.96%) CMDB
8 48 (1.96%) iPad
8 48 (1.96%) Statistics
9 36 (1.47%) Artificial Intelligence
9 36 (1.47%) Clustering
10 32 (1.30%) User Experience
11 31 (1.26%) Smart Meter
12 27 (1.10%) Driving Licence
13 25 (1.02%) Algorithms
13 25 (1.02%) Replication
14 24 (0.98%) NHS
15 20 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 381 (15.52%) Windows
2 165 (6.72%) Unix
3 164 (6.68%) Linux
4 108 (4.40%) Windows Server
5 80 (3.26%) Apple iOS
6 69 (2.81%) Android
7 54 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 37 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (0.94%) Solaris
11 20 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.77%) Windows 10
12 19 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (0.73%) AIX
14 13 (0.53%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (0.41%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.37%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.33%) HPUX
19 6 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
2 514 (20.94%) MVC
3 311 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
4 246 (10.02%) Web Development
5 227 (9.25%) Scrum
6 221 (9.00%) OO
7 196 (7.98%) Mentoring
8 195 (7.94%) Software Engineering
9 188 (7.66%) TDD
10 173 (7.05%) SDLC
11 154 (6.27%) CRM
11 154 (6.27%) ETL
12 152 (6.19%) Project Management
13 144 (5.87%) ITIL
14 137 (5.58%) SOA
15 126 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
16 120 (4.89%) Line Management
17 117 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
18 115 (4.68%) OOP
19 108 (4.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 896 (36.50%) C#
2 735 (29.94%) JavaScript
3 410 (16.70%) T-SQL
4 374 (15.23%) VB.NET
5 336 (13.69%) Java
6 161 (6.56%) PHP
6 161 (6.56%) PL/SQL
7 131 (5.34%) VB
8 107 (4.36%) Python
9 82 (3.34%) C++
10 60 (2.44%) VBA
11 57 (2.32%) PowerShell
12 50 (2.04%) Scala
13 44 (1.79%) Ruby
14 41 (1.67%) Shell Script
15 39 (1.59%) C
16 37 (1.51%) R
17 26 (1.06%) VB6
18 25 (1.02%) Clojure
19 20 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 406 (16.54%) Degree
2 102 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (3.54%) ISEB
4 60 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 38 (1.55%) PMI Certification
6 35 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 34 (1.38%) MCSD
8 32 (1.30%) SC Cleared
9 26 (1.06%) MCTS
10 24 (0.98%) PMP
11 19 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 18 (0.73%) LPIC
13 17 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
14 16 (0.65%) MCSE
15 14 (0.57%) MCP
16 12 (0.49%) MCITP
16 12 (0.49%) MCSA
17 11 (0.45%) MCAD
18 8 (0.33%) MCPD
18 8 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (5.78%) QA
2 40 (1.63%) SLA
3 33 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.12%) GAMP
7 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.081%) DICOM
8 2 (0.081%) HL7
8 2 (0.081%) SDET
System Software
1 124 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 108 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (1.14%) Docker
6 24 (0.98%) Firmware
7 16 (0.65%) Apache Flume
7 16 (0.65%) HDFS
8 14 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (0.41%) vSphere
12 7 (0.29%) XenApp
13 6 (0.24%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.20%) iptables
15 4 (0.16%) NFS
15 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.16%) XenServer
16 3 (0.12%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 44 (1.79%) SCCM
2 34 (1.38%) NetBackup
3 31 (1.26%) Puppet
4 28 (1.14%) SCVMM
5 26 (1.06%) SCOM
6 24 (0.98%) Backup Exec
7 19 (0.77%) Ansible
8 16 (0.65%) Oozie
9 15 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
10 10 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
12 6 (0.24%) Unicenter
13 5 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.20%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.20%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.20%) Nagios
13 5 (0.20%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 700 (28.51%) Microsoft
2 470 (19.14%) Oracle
3 133 (5.42%) VMware
4 75 (3.05%) Cisco
5 73 (2.97%) SAP
6 69 (2.81%) IBM
7 68 (2.77%) Citrix
7 68 (2.77%) HP
8 49 (2.00%) Tableau
9 47 (1.91%) Informatica
10 46 (1.87%) NetApp
11 37 (1.51%) EMC
12 36 (1.47%) Red Hat
13 35 (1.43%) Facebook
13 35 (1.43%) Twitter
14 28 (1.14%) Google
15 26 (1.06%) CheckPoint
15 26 (1.06%) Juniper
16 24 (0.98%) BMC
17 22 (0.90%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 40k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £21000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + 10% matched pension & more
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago