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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 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 1260 1217 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.43% 21.41% 25.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.67% 44.63% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1101 1183
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
2643 2727 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.85% 47.98% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 2455 2322
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -1 335 £40,000 - 50
Staffordshire 0 262 £35,000 -6.66% 22
Warwickshire +1 185 £45,750 +40.76% 20
Coventry -5 102 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Shropshire +4 98 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Worcestershire +6 95 £35,000 -4.10% 12
Wolverhampton 0 38 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Herefordshire +2 31 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Solihull -4 27 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Walsall +8 16 £35,000 -7.89% 3
West Bromwich -4 13 £47,500 +43.93%
Dudley +4 4 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield -7 3 £31,000 -11.42% 4
Kingswinford 0 2 £37,000 +29.82%
Willenhall - 2 £33,500 -
Bilston - 1 £20,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 969 (38.38%) .NET
2 967 (38.30%) SQL Server
3 854 (33.82%) C#
4 721 (28.55%) JavaScript
5 635 (25.15%) Microsoft
6 627 (24.83%) HTML
7 582 (23.05%) Oracle
8 555 (21.98%) ASP.NET
8 555 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
9 527 (20.87%) Degree
10 492 (19.49%) MVC
11 486 (19.25%) T-SQL
12 462 (18.30%) CSS
13 452 (17.90%) Finance
14 434 (17.19%) Java
15 380 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
16 377 (14.93%) Windows
17 352 (13.94%) XML
18 351 (13.90%) jQuery
19 348 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 319 (12.63%) MS Excel
21 295 (11.68%) MySQL
22 284 (11.25%) VB.NET
23 281 (11.13%) Scrum
24 280 (11.09%) Software Engineering
25 269 (10.65%) OO
26 265 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 251 (9.94%) PL/SQL
28 244 (9.66%) Relational Database
29 239 (9.47%) Web 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
1 130 (5.15%) JBoss
2 111 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 104 (4.12%) GlassFish
4 88 (3.49%) Apache Spark
5 85 (3.37%) WildFly
6 78 (3.09%) Apache
7 69 (2.73%) IIS
8 46 (1.82%) SAS
9 44 (1.74%) CMS
10 37 (1.47%) MS Exchange
11 35 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
12 32 (1.27%) Apache Pig
12 32 (1.27%) Skype for Business
13 26 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
14 25 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
14 25 (0.99%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
16 18 (0.71%) WebSphere
17 17 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
17 17 (0.67%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 319 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 84 (3.33%) MS Office
3 34 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.40%) MS Project
7 9 (0.36%) PrintSoft PReS
8 7 (0.28%) SPSS
9 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.040%) Blender
Business Applications
1 53 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 50 (1.98%) Oracle Financials
3 44 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 43 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 31 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 29 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
7 27 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
8 25 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
9 22 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
10 21 (0.83%) SAP Business One
11 20 (0.79%) Exstream
12 16 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
13 11 (0.44%) Magento
14 10 (0.40%) HFM
15 9 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
16 8 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
17 6 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
18 5 (0.20%) JDE World
18 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
19 4 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 73 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.19%) SaaS
4 27 (1.07%) Office 365
5 22 (0.87%) PaaS
6 18 (0.71%) IaaS
7 16 (0.63%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.32%) GitHub
10 4 (0.16%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.16%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.079%) Heroku
12 2 (0.079%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.040%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.040%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.040%) Pure360
13 1 (0.040%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.26%) Firewall
2 41 (1.62%) SAN
3 37 (1.47%) SSL
4 35 (1.39%) LAN
5 34 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 31 (1.23%) Internet
6 31 (1.23%) WAN
7 25 (0.99%) DNS
8 17 (0.67%) DHCP
9 12 (0.48%) HTTP
10 10 (0.40%) Unified Communications
10 10 (0.40%) VoIP
11 9 (0.36%) NAS
11 9 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (0.32%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.28%) VPN
13 7 (0.28%) Wireless
14 6 (0.24%) MPLS
14 6 (0.24%) Skype
14 6 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 967 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 348 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 295 (11.68%) MySQL
4 265 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 244 (9.66%) Relational Database
6 213 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
7 193 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 172 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
9 125 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 122 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 104 (4.12%) RDBMS
12 98 (3.88%) Oracle Database
13 96 (3.80%) Hadoop
14 91 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
15 89 (3.52%) Big Data
16 88 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
17 81 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
18 71 (2.81%) NoSQL
19 68 (2.69%) OLAP
20 63 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 197 (7.80%) Visual Studio
2 120 (4.75%) JUnit
3 111 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 109 (4.32%) Hudson
5 106 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 103 (4.08%) Selenium
7 88 (3.49%) Git (software)
8 85 (3.37%) JBehave
9 62 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 58 (2.30%) RSpec
11 41 (1.62%) WATIR
12 38 (1.50%) Subversion
13 35 (1.39%) Maven
14 29 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
15 25 (0.99%) Toad
15 25 (0.99%) WebDriver
16 24 (0.95%) Ant
17 23 (0.91%) JIRA
17 23 (0.91%) NUnit
18 22 (0.87%) ReSharper
General
1 452 (17.90%) Finance
2 164 (6.50%) Retail
3 98 (3.88%) Marketing
4 76 (3.01%) Billing
5 63 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 45 (1.78%) Advertising
7 42 (1.66%) Automotive
8 36 (1.43%) Banking
8 36 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 34 (1.35%) Publishing
10 32 (1.27%) Games
11 24 (0.95%) Legal
12 11 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.36%) Law
15 8 (0.32%) Local Government
16 7 (0.28%) Back Office
16 7 (0.28%) Front Office
16 7 (0.28%) German Language
16 7 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1338 (52.99%) Developer
2 480 (19.01%) Analyst
3 469 (18.57%) .NET Developer
4 348 (13.78%) C# Developer
5 326 (12.91%) SQL Developer
6 285 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 258 (10.22%) Senior Developer
8 197 (7.80%) Java Developer
9 158 (6.26%) Software Developer
10 149 (5.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 134 (5.31%) C# Software Developer
12 129 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 129 (5.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 125 (4.95%) .NET Software Developer
14 110 (4.36%) Test Analyst
15 107 (4.24%) DBA
16 102 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
17 97 (3.84%) VB.NET Developer
18 93 (3.68%) SQL Analyst
19 91 (3.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 969 (38.38%) .NET
2 627 (24.83%) HTML
3 555 (21.98%) ASP.NET
4 462 (18.30%) CSS
5 352 (13.94%) XML
6 351 (13.90%) jQuery
7 239 (9.47%) Web Services
8 209 (8.28%) HTML5
9 194 (7.68%) .NET Framework
10 186 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 176 (6.97%) Spring
12 166 (6.57%) WCF
13 149 (5.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 134 (5.31%) Hibernate
14 134 (5.31%) WPF
15 127 (5.03%) RESTful
16 121 (4.79%) JMS
17 114 (4.51%) Java EE
18 106 (4.20%) Entity Framework
19 102 (4.04%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 215 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (6.77%) Computer Science
3 136 (5.39%) Mobile App
4 135 (5.35%) Mathematics
5 95 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 59 (2.34%) Artificial Intelligence
7 58 (2.30%) Visualisation
8 55 (2.18%) Smart Meter
9 49 (1.94%) Data Centre
10 47 (1.86%) Clustering
11 44 (1.74%) Replication
12 40 (1.58%) Statistics
13 39 (1.54%) N-Tier
14 37 (1.47%) Management Information System
15 31 (1.23%) CMDB
16 30 (1.19%) Data Structures
17 29 (1.15%) iPad
18 28 (1.11%) Driving Licence
19 21 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
20 19 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 377 (14.93%) Windows
2 192 (7.60%) Unix
3 154 (6.10%) Linux
4 88 (3.49%) Android
5 84 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 73 (2.89%) Windows Server
7 42 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 41 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (0.95%) Solaris
11 23 (0.91%) Windows 10
12 19 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.63%) AIX
14 13 (0.51%) SUSE
14 13 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.12%) CentOS
16 3 (0.12%) HPUX
17 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
2 492 (19.49%) MVC
3 380 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
4 281 (11.13%) Scrum
5 280 (11.09%) Software Engineering
6 269 (10.65%) OO
7 226 (8.95%) Mentoring
7 226 (8.95%) SOA
8 223 (8.83%) TDD
9 207 (8.20%) ETL
10 206 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 204 (8.08%) Web Development
12 182 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
13 179 (7.09%) SDLC
14 152 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
15 136 (5.39%) Dependency Injection
15 136 (5.39%) Project Management
16 134 (5.31%) Analytics
17 132 (5.23%) OOP
18 128 (5.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 854 (33.82%) C#
2 721 (28.55%) JavaScript
3 486 (19.25%) T-SQL
4 434 (17.19%) Java
5 284 (11.25%) VB.NET
6 251 (9.94%) PL/SQL
7 128 (5.07%) VB
8 122 (4.83%) PHP
9 103 (4.08%) Python
10 84 (3.33%) C++
11 70 (2.77%) Shell Script
12 62 (2.46%) Ruby
13 58 (2.30%) Scala
14 52 (2.06%) VBA
15 42 (1.66%) PowerShell
16 41 (1.62%) C
16 41 (1.62%) Clojure
17 37 (1.47%) XAML
18 30 (1.19%) XPath
19 26 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 527 (20.87%) Degree
2 133 (5.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (3.13%) ISEB
4 48 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 47 (1.86%) MCSD
6 39 (1.54%) HND
7 38 (1.50%) ISTQB
8 32 (1.27%) MCTS
9 27 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 27 (1.07%) MCSE
9 27 (1.07%) SC Cleared
10 19 (0.75%) MCITP
10 19 (0.75%) MCPD
11 13 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.51%) PMP
11 13 (0.51%) Sun Certification
12 11 (0.44%) DBS Check
13 10 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (5.27%) QA
2 49 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 37 (1.47%) SLA
4 15 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.079%) GAMP
8 2 (0.079%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.079%) SDET
8 2 (0.079%) Solvency II
System Software
1 86 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 73 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.90%) Docker
4 32 (1.27%) Apache Flume
4 32 (1.27%) HDFS
5 19 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.71%) Firmware
6 18 (0.71%) vSphere
7 14 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
8 13 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.20%) iptables
10 5 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.16%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.16%) XenApp
11 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (2.02%) Puppet
2 32 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
2 32 (1.27%) Oozie
3 29 (1.15%) NetBackup
4 17 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (0.63%) Backup Exec
6 15 (0.59%) SCCM
6 15 (0.59%) SCOM
7 14 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 13 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
8 13 (0.51%) SCVMM
8 13 (0.51%) Unicenter
9 11 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.20%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.20%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.20%) OpenView
12 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 635 (25.15%) Microsoft
2 582 (23.05%) Oracle
3 97 (3.84%) VMware
4 60 (2.38%) HP
4 60 (2.38%) Tableau
5 53 (2.10%) Facebook
6 51 (2.02%) SAP
7 49 (1.94%) Cisco
8 47 (1.86%) Informatica
9 46 (1.82%) Twitter
10 42 (1.66%) NetApp
11 39 (1.54%) IBM
12 36 (1.43%) Cloudera
13 35 (1.39%) Citrix
14 33 (1.31%) Google
15 32 (1.27%) Hortonworks
15 32 (1.27%) MapR
16 29 (1.15%) EMC
17 24 (0.95%) Cognos
18 21 (0.83%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £33500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + INCREDIBLE BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £37500 - £38500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + hol,pension, death service
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago