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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1140 1178 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.80% 22.93% 25.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.25% 48.12% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1065 1294
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2636 2448 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.08% 47.64% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2203 2183 2522
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -1 403 £41,000 +9.33% 43
Staffordshire -3 188 £37,500 +2.73% 22
Warwickshire -1 118 £34,500 -18.82% 12
Coventry -10 94 £37,500 -16.66% 12
Solihull 0 83 £32,063 -14.50% 6
Shropshire 0 61 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Worcestershire -1 41 £29,500 -13.23% 5
Herefordshire -7 21 £44,000 +6.02% 5
Wolverhampton +3 19 £40,000 +31.14% 3
Walsall +13 18 £37,000 -7.50% 5
Sutton Coldfield +10 12 £35,000 +60.91% 1
West Bromwich -4 9 £40,000 +3.89%
Bilston - 4 £40,000 -
Dudley -6 3 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Halesowen - 3 £25,000 - 4
Tipton - 1 £37,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 971 (41.87%) .NET
2 916 (39.50%) SQL Server
3 888 (38.29%) C#
4 724 (31.22%) Microsoft
5 690 (29.75%) JavaScript
6 653 (28.16%) HTML
7 606 (26.13%) ASP.NET
8 518 (22.34%) CSS
9 513 (22.12%) MVC
10 509 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
11 436 (18.80%) Finance
12 411 (17.72%) T-SQL
13 395 (17.03%) Windows
14 352 (15.18%) Oracle
15 346 (14.92%) VB.NET
16 345 (14.88%) XML
17 342 (14.75%) jQuery
18 339 (14.62%) MS Excel
19 325 (14.01%) Degree
20 285 (12.29%) Web Development
21 284 (12.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 275 (11.86%) Java
22 275 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
23 258 (11.13%) ASP.NET MVC
24 253 (10.91%) Web Services
25 221 (9.53%) .NET Framework
26 211 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
27 209 (9.01%) Visual Studio
28 208 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 200 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008

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
1 106 (4.57%) IIS
1 106 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 69 (2.98%) CMS
3 48 (2.07%) JBoss
4 41 (1.77%) SAS
5 40 (1.72%) Umbraco
6 37 (1.60%) MS Exchange
7 36 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
7 36 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 32 (1.38%) WebLogic
9 31 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 30 (1.29%) Apache
11 29 (1.25%) Tomcat
12 24 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
13 22 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
13 22 (0.95%) Skype for Business
14 19 (0.82%) nginx
15 14 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.56%) Apache Spark
17 12 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 339 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 72 (3.10%) MS Office
3 18 (0.78%) SPSS
4 14 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.13%) Blender
9 3 (0.13%) MS Project
10 2 (0.086%) Simulink
11 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.043%) InDesign
11 1 (0.043%) Stata
Business Applications
1 64 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.03%) Magento
3 22 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
6 18 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
7 16 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
8 15 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
9 12 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
10 10 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.43%) Sentinel
11 8 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (0.30%) OpenText MBPM
12 7 (0.30%) OpenText Process Suite
12 7 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
12 7 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
13 6 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.26%) Shopify
14 5 (0.22%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 147 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.55%) Office 365
4 30 (1.29%) GitHub
5 29 (1.25%) SaaS
6 28 (1.21%) IaaS
6 28 (1.21%) PaaS
7 26 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.17%) G Suite
8 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.76%) DNS
2 58 (2.50%) Firewall
3 52 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 46 (1.98%) SSL
5 39 (1.68%) HTTP
6 35 (1.51%) DHCP
7 33 (1.42%) LAN
8 27 (1.16%) SAN
9 24 (1.03%) WAN
10 17 (0.73%) Internet
11 15 (0.65%) VPN
12 12 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (0.39%) Unified Communications
13 9 (0.39%) Wireless
14 8 (0.34%) IPv4
14 8 (0.34%) VoIP
15 6 (0.26%) Intranet
15 6 (0.26%) SNMP
16 4 (0.17%) HTTPS
16 4 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 916 (39.50%) SQL Server
2 284 (12.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 208 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 200 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 198 (8.54%) Relational Database
6 182 (7.85%) MySQL
7 163 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
8 117 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 107 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 97 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 72 (3.10%) DB2
12 67 (2.89%) Oracle Database
13 66 (2.85%) NoSQL
13 66 (2.85%) RDBMS
14 60 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
15 49 (2.11%) MongoDB
16 45 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
16 45 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
17 40 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
18 38 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 209 (9.01%) Visual Studio
2 160 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 116 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 68 (2.93%) Selenium
5 62 (2.67%) Subversion
6 59 (2.54%) Jenkins
7 47 (2.03%) JIRA
8 32 (1.38%) JUnit
8 32 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 30 (1.29%) Eclipse
10 24 (1.03%) TeamCity
11 23 (0.99%) Maven
11 23 (0.99%) Moq
12 21 (0.91%) WebDriver
13 19 (0.82%) Vagrant
14 16 (0.69%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.56%) PHPUnit
16 12 (0.52%) SpecFlow
17 11 (0.47%) Mercurial
17 11 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 436 (18.80%) Finance
2 116 (5.00%) Retail
3 73 (3.15%) Marketing
4 63 (2.72%) Banking
5 57 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 55 (2.37%) Publishing
7 53 (2.29%) Advertising
8 44 (1.90%) Games
9 34 (1.47%) Automotive
10 30 (1.29%) Legal
11 28 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (0.95%) Telecoms
13 19 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.82%) Retail Banking
14 18 (0.78%) Law
15 17 (0.73%) Back Office
16 12 (0.52%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.47%) Music Industry
18 10 (0.43%) Local Government
19 8 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1175 (50.67%) Developer
2 490 (21.13%) .NET Developer
3 422 (18.20%) Analyst
4 336 (14.49%) C# Developer
5 277 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 275 (11.86%) SQL Developer
7 243 (10.48%) Senior Developer
8 170 (7.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 143 (6.17%) Software Developer
10 140 (6.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 106 (4.57%) Web Developer
12 104 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
13 103 (4.44%) Support Analyst
14 95 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
15 91 (3.92%) Junior
16 87 (3.75%) Consultant
17 83 (3.58%) Applications Support
18 80 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
19 79 (3.41%) Senior C# Developer
19 79 (3.41%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 971 (41.87%) .NET
2 653 (28.16%) HTML
3 606 (26.13%) ASP.NET
4 518 (22.34%) CSS
5 345 (14.88%) XML
6 342 (14.75%) jQuery
7 258 (11.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 253 (10.91%) Web Services
9 221 (9.53%) .NET Framework
10 194 (8.37%) HTML5
11 160 (6.90%) AngularJS
12 148 (6.38%) Entity Framework
13 142 (6.12%) WCF
14 111 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 107 (4.61%) Ajax
16 102 (4.40%) WPF
17 88 (3.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 84 (3.62%) KnockoutJS
19 79 (3.41%) REST
20 71 (3.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 211 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 98 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 74 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 68 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 62 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 51 (2.20%) CMDB
8 47 (2.03%) iPad
9 36 (1.55%) Mathematics
10 33 (1.42%) NHS
10 33 (1.42%) Statistics
11 30 (1.29%) User Experience
12 27 (1.16%) Clustering
13 22 (0.95%) Visualisation
14 21 (0.91%) Algorithms
14 21 (0.91%) PMI
15 18 (0.78%) Driving Licence
15 18 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (0.73%) Replication
17 16 (0.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 395 (17.03%) Windows
2 161 (6.94%) Linux
3 133 (5.74%) Windows Server
4 128 (5.52%) Unix
5 70 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (2.85%) Apple iOS
7 56 (2.41%) Android
8 51 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (1.60%) Windows 7
10 34 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (1.16%) Windows 10
12 25 (1.08%) Solaris
13 24 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (0.82%) AIX
15 15 (0.65%) Windows XP
16 14 (0.60%) Windows Vista
17 11 (0.47%) HPUX
18 9 (0.39%) Windows 8
19 6 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
20 3 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (22.12%) MVC
2 509 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (12.29%) Web Development
4 275 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
5 188 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 180 (7.76%) Scrum
7 167 (7.20%) Mentoring
7 167 (7.20%) OO
8 166 (7.16%) TDD
9 163 (7.03%) CRM
10 152 (6.55%) SDLC
11 136 (5.86%) SOA
12 134 (5.78%) ITIL
13 131 (5.65%) Project Management
14 111 (4.79%) Line Management
15 110 (4.74%) ETL
16 107 (4.61%) E-Commerce
17 106 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
18 103 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
19 95 (4.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 888 (38.29%) C#
2 690 (29.75%) JavaScript
3 411 (17.72%) T-SQL
4 346 (14.92%) VB.NET
5 275 (11.86%) Java
6 140 (6.04%) PHP
7 121 (5.22%) PL/SQL
8 96 (4.14%) VB
9 81 (3.49%) Python
10 60 (2.59%) C++
11 58 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 57 (2.46%) C
13 52 (2.24%) VBA
14 39 (1.68%) Ruby
15 38 (1.64%) R
16 26 (1.12%) TypeScript
17 20 (0.86%) VB6
18 19 (0.82%) Shell Script
19 18 (0.78%) F#
20 17 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 325 (14.01%) Degree
2 87 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (3.41%) ISEB
4 65 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 47 (2.03%) PMI Certification
6 31 (1.34%) SC Cleared
7 29 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 28 (1.21%) MCSD
9 26 (1.12%) PMP
10 24 (1.03%) MCTS
11 22 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
11 22 (0.95%) LPIC
12 16 (0.69%) MCSE
13 14 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (0.56%) MCITP
14 13 (0.56%) MCP
15 12 (0.52%) MCSA
16 10 (0.43%) HND
16 10 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.43%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (5.00%) QA
2 37 (1.60%) SLA
3 28 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.26%) SDET
6 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.17%) DICOM
7 4 (0.17%) HL7
8 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.043%) GAMP
9 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.043%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 126 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.81%) Docker
4 34 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 33 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (1.08%) Firmware
7 18 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
8 15 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (0.47%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.47%) XenApp
11 10 (0.43%) vSphere
12 9 (0.39%) NFS
13 8 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.30%) HDFS
15 6 (0.26%) Apache Flume
16 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
18 3 (0.13%) Terminal Server
19 2 (0.086%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 52 (2.24%) SCCM
2 32 (1.38%) NetBackup
2 32 (1.38%) SCOM
3 30 (1.29%) SCVMM
4 27 (1.16%) Backup Exec
5 20 (0.86%) Ansible
6 16 (0.69%) Puppet
7 8 (0.34%) Nagios
8 7 (0.30%) SCOrch
9 6 (0.26%) Oozie
10 5 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.17%) EdgeSight
11 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.13%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.13%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 724 (31.22%) Microsoft
2 352 (15.18%) Oracle
3 158 (6.81%) VMware
4 102 (4.40%) Citrix
5 78 (3.36%) Cisco
6 74 (3.19%) IBM
7 70 (3.02%) HP
8 57 (2.46%) NetApp
9 51 (2.20%) SAP
10 46 (1.98%) EMC
11 43 (1.85%) Red Hat
12 36 (1.55%) Google
13 34 (1.47%) CheckPoint
14 31 (1.34%) 3PAR
15 30 (1.29%) Cognos
16 28 (1.21%) Juniper
16 28 (1.21%) SolarWinds
17 26 (1.12%) BMC
17 26 (1.12%) Telerik
18 20 (0.86%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible working, pension, healthcar
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + extensive benefits - listed in ad
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stone, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus extensive benefits (listed in job advert)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago