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

Location
3 months to
6 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 1287 1219 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.06% 24.57% 22.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.95% 50.54% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1042 1007
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 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
2684 2412 2432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.18% 48.62% 49.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2412 2074 2125
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 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 6 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 0 353 £38,500 +2.66% 50
Warwickshire 0 223 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Staffordshire -2 210 £35,000 -7.89% 20
Coventry +1 176 £40,000 +3.89% 22
Worcestershire 0 82 £35,000 +12.90% 15
Solihull +2 55 £29,250 -16.42% 14
Shropshire 0 47 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Walsall +3 26 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wolverhampton +1 26 £35,000 +14.75% 5
West Bromwich +5 14 £37,500 +7.14%
Herefordshire +4 14 £41,250 +70.10% 5
Sutton Coldfield -3 7 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Halesowen +2 3 £25,000 -
Dudley -17 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £28,500 - 2
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 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 1127 (44.39%) .NET
2 1122 (44.19%) SQL Server
3 958 (37.73%) C#
4 771 (30.37%) HTML
5 766 (30.17%) Microsoft
6 672 (26.47%) JavaScript
7 634 (24.97%) ASP.NET
8 605 (23.83%) CSS
9 560 (22.06%) Windows
10 534 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
11 493 (19.42%) T-SQL
12 436 (17.17%) MS Excel
13 421 (16.58%) jQuery
14 412 (16.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 405 (15.95%) MVC
16 403 (15.87%) Oracle
17 359 (14.14%) Finance
18 337 (13.27%) VB.NET
18 337 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
19 330 (13.00%) XML
20 327 (12.88%) Degree
21 311 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
22 309 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 289 (11.38%) Java
24 283 (11.15%) Relational Database
25 279 (10.99%) Linux
26 256 (10.08%) .NET Framework
27 242 (9.53%) OO
28 240 (9.45%) HTML5
29 223 (8.78%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 166 (6.54%) IIS
2 148 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 94 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 72 (2.84%) MS Exchange
5 59 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
6 51 (2.01%) Apache
6 51 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 42 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 40 (1.58%) GlassFish
9 38 (1.50%) JBoss
10 37 (1.46%) Umbraco
11 36 (1.42%) CMS
11 36 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 34 (1.34%) SAS
13 30 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
14 28 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (0.75%) Lync
16 18 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (0.59%) MQSeries
18 14 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 436 (17.17%) MS Excel
2 117 (4.61%) MS Office
3 17 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.28%) MS Project
7 6 (0.24%) SPSS
8 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.12%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.079%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.079%) GIMP
11 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 87 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (0.75%) Magento
6 17 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 16 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
8 13 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
9 12 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
9 12 (0.47%) Agresso
10 11 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (0.24%) assyst
12 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.20%) Cordys
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 3 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 49 (1.93%) SaaS
2 47 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (0.91%) Office 365
5 15 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.35%) GitHub
7 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.079%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.079%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.039%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.039%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 54 (2.13%) Firewall
3 53 (2.09%) LAN
4 50 (1.97%) SAN
5 46 (1.81%) WAN
6 35 (1.38%) Internet
7 33 (1.30%) DNS
8 29 (1.14%) VPN
9 25 (0.98%) SSL
10 21 (0.83%) HTTP
11 18 (0.71%) NAS
12 14 (0.55%) DHCP
13 11 (0.43%) DDNS
14 8 (0.32%) SNMP
14 8 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.28%) VoIP
16 6 (0.24%) HTTPS
16 6 (0.24%) Wireshark
17 5 (0.20%) VLAN
17 5 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1122 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 412 (16.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 337 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 309 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 283 (11.15%) Relational Database
6 219 (8.63%) MySQL
7 182 (7.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 171 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
9 169 (6.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 147 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 113 (4.45%) RDBMS
12 80 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
13 71 (2.80%) Oracle Database
14 60 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
15 54 (2.13%) MS Access
15 54 (2.13%) QlikView
16 40 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
16 40 (1.58%) DB2
17 36 (1.42%) Big Data
18 33 (1.30%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 222 (8.74%) Visual Studio
2 95 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (2.72%) Git (software)
4 67 (2.64%) Subversion
5 39 (1.54%) JUnit
6 38 (1.50%) Maven
7 32 (1.26%) Hudson
8 29 (1.14%) JIRA
9 27 (1.06%) ReSharper
10 25 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
11 23 (0.91%) NUnit
12 22 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
13 20 (0.79%) Selenium
14 18 (0.71%) Eclipse
14 18 (0.71%) Ant
15 17 (0.67%) Jenkins
16 13 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 11 (0.43%) Toad
18 10 (0.39%) MSTest
19 8 (0.32%) AccuRev
General
1 359 (14.14%) Finance
2 101 (3.98%) Retail
3 96 (3.78%) Marketing
4 49 (1.93%) Telecoms
5 43 (1.69%) Advertising
6 38 (1.50%) Back Office
7 31 (1.22%) Billing
8 30 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 22 (0.87%) Automotive
10 21 (0.83%) Games
11 20 (0.79%) Law
12 19 (0.75%) Banking
13 16 (0.63%) Legal
14 15 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.39%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.24%) Electronics
17 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.079%) Front Office
18 2 (0.079%) General Ledger
18 2 (0.079%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1311 (51.63%) Developer
2 380 (14.97%) Analyst
3 354 (13.94%) .NET Developer
4 220 (8.66%) C# Developer
5 213 (8.39%) Software Developer
6 155 (6.10%) DBA
7 148 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 140 (5.51%) Administrator
9 138 (5.44%) Applications Support
10 137 (5.40%) Senior Developer
11 125 (4.92%) Web Developer
12 124 (4.88%) Consultant
13 120 (4.73%) Support Analyst
14 119 (4.69%) SQL DBA
15 105 (4.14%) Junior
16 96 (3.78%) ASP.NET Developer
17 94 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 89 (3.51%) SQL Developer
19 84 (3.31%) Software Engineer
20 80 (3.15%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1127 (44.39%) .NET
2 771 (30.37%) HTML
3 634 (24.97%) ASP.NET
4 605 (23.83%) CSS
5 421 (16.58%) jQuery
6 330 (13.00%) XML
7 256 (10.08%) .NET Framework
8 240 (9.45%) HTML5
9 223 (8.78%) Web Services
10 179 (7.05%) WCF
10 179 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 176 (6.93%) Ajax
12 117 (4.61%) Entity Framework
13 113 (4.45%) CSS3
14 111 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 106 (4.17%) J2EE
16 105 (4.14%) LINQ
17 79 (3.11%) JSON
18 68 (2.68%) WPF
19 61 (2.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 210 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 84 (3.31%) Mobile App
4 76 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 72 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 46 (1.81%) Mathematics
7 32 (1.26%) N-Tier
8 29 (1.14%) Replication
8 29 (1.14%) User Experience
9 28 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 27 (1.06%) Clustering
11 26 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.02%) Visualisation
12 25 (0.98%) Statistics
13 18 (0.71%) W3C
14 15 (0.59%) Credit Risk
15 13 (0.51%) Smartcard
16 12 (0.47%) Mainframe
16 12 (0.47%) Open Source
16 12 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 560 (22.06%) Windows
2 279 (10.99%) Linux
3 200 (7.88%) UNIX
4 97 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (3.19%) Solaris
6 64 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (1.97%) Android
9 49 (1.93%) Windows 7
10 42 (1.65%) Apple iOS
11 33 (1.30%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.55%) AIX
12 14 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.47%) MVS
14 11 (0.43%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.32%) HPUX
17 7 (0.28%) CentOS
18 6 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (15.95%) MVC
3 311 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
4 242 (9.53%) OO
5 179 (7.05%) Software Engineering
6 174 (6.85%) Web Development
7 164 (6.46%) ITIL
8 162 (6.38%) TDD
9 161 (6.34%) Scrum
10 143 (5.63%) Project Management
11 132 (5.20%) SOA
11 132 (5.20%) ETL
12 127 (5.00%) CRM
13 122 (4.81%) E-Commerce
14 110 (4.33%) OOP
15 109 (4.29%) Unit Testing
15 109 (4.29%) Mentoring
16 106 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
17 95 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
18 77 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 958 (37.73%) C#
2 672 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 493 (19.42%) T-SQL
4 337 (13.27%) VB.NET
5 289 (11.38%) Java
6 219 (8.63%) PL/SQL
7 204 (8.03%) VB
8 169 (6.66%) PHP
9 106 (4.17%) VBA
10 102 (4.02%) VB6
11 69 (2.72%) Perl
12 67 (2.64%) Python
13 57 (2.24%) C++
14 56 (2.21%) Shell Script
15 53 (2.09%) PowerShell
16 52 (2.05%) VBScript
17 40 (1.58%) C
18 28 (1.10%) Ruby
19 27 (1.06%) Objective-C
20 26 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 327 (12.88%) Degree
2 104 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.93%) MCTS
5 43 (1.69%) MCITP
6 34 (1.34%) SC Cleared
7 31 (1.22%) ISEB
8 25 (0.98%) MCP
9 21 (0.83%) MCSE
9 21 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 20 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.71%) HND
12 17 (0.67%) MCAD
12 17 (0.67%) MCSD
13 14 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (0.43%) MCSA
16 10 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 9 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
18 8 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.15%) QA
2 76 (2.99%) SLA
3 12 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.32%) TickIT
6 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.16%) HL7
9 3 (0.12%) COBIT
9 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.039%) GAMP
System Software
1 169 (6.66%) Active Directory
2 70 (2.76%) Hyper-V
3 69 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.95%) vSphere
5 15 (0.59%) XenApp
6 9 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.28%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.24%) XenServer
10 5 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.16%) Docker
12 2 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.079%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.039%) Samba
Systems Management
1 46 (1.81%) Nagios
2 40 (1.58%) Tivoli
3 27 (1.06%) Puppet
4 22 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.71%) Ansible
5 18 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 18 (0.71%) BladeLogic
6 15 (0.59%) Unicenter
7 14 (0.55%) OpenNMS
8 13 (0.51%) SCCM
9 12 (0.47%) Control-M
10 10 (0.39%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.32%) WMI
12 5 (0.20%) SCOM
13 4 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.16%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.16%) WSUS
13 4 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.16%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.16%) Netcool
Vendors
1 766 (30.17%) Microsoft
2 403 (15.87%) Oracle
3 139 (5.47%) VMware
4 89 (3.51%) Business Objects
5 76 (2.99%) Citrix
6 65 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 58 (2.28%) Cognos
8 52 (2.05%) Cisco
9 45 (1.77%) IBM
10 35 (1.38%) Google
11 31 (1.22%) Tableau
12 29 (1.14%) Adobe
12 29 (1.14%) SAP
13 22 (0.87%) HP
13 22 (0.87%) Talend
14 20 (0.79%) Teradata
14 20 (0.79%) NetApp
14 20 (0.79%) Telerik
15 13 (0.51%) EMC
15 13 (0.51%) Hyperion
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + pension, PMI including family
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per month + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum + flexi working, health, parking
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Salary: standard benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday