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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1232 1040 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.19% 23.40% 21.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.01% 48.37% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 882 950
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 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
2514 2150 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.35% 48.38% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 1830 2039
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -1 363 £37,000 -1.33% 54
Staffordshire -2 201 £35,000 -6.66% 33
Warwickshire -1 187 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Coventry +3 176 £37,500 - 21
Worcestershire +3 65 £34,250 - 4
Solihull -3 54 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Shropshire -1 45 £37,750 +0.66% 10
Walsall +1 35 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wolverhampton +1 30 £35,000 -2.77% 10
Herefordshire 0 15 £43,250 +105.95% 2
West Bromwich +1 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Dudley -10 4 £34,500 -10.38%
Halesowen -1 2 £21,250 -
Sutton Coldfield -6 2 £31,250 -6.71% 2
Brierley Hill - 1 £21,000 -
Kingswinford - 1 £28,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1176 (45.02%) SQL Server
2 1121 (42.92%) .NET
3 917 (35.11%) C#
4 798 (30.55%) Microsoft
5 755 (28.91%) HTML
6 647 (24.77%) ASP.NET
7 645 (24.69%) JavaScript
8 579 (22.17%) CSS
9 567 (21.71%) Windows
10 525 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
11 520 (19.91%) T-SQL
12 480 (18.38%) MS Excel
13 448 (17.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 445 (17.04%) Oracle
15 405 (15.51%) MVC
16 402 (15.39%) jQuery
17 378 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
18 377 (14.43%) Finance
19 359 (13.74%) VB.NET
20 344 (13.17%) Degree
20 344 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 333 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
22 298 (11.41%) XML
23 280 (10.72%) Relational Database
24 277 (10.60%) Linux
25 272 (10.41%) Java
26 268 (10.26%) .NET Framework
27 258 (9.88%) PL/SQL
28 243 (9.30%) HTML5
29 237 (9.07%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 184 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 168 (6.43%) IIS
3 91 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 72 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
5 63 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 63 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 56 (2.14%) Apache
7 55 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 43 (1.65%) GlassFish
9 38 (1.45%) JBoss
10 33 (1.26%) SAS
11 31 (1.19%) Umbraco
12 30 (1.15%) CMS
13 29 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (0.80%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.77%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
17 17 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
18 12 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
18 12 (0.46%) Lync
Applications
1 480 (18.38%) MS Excel
2 116 (4.44%) MS Office
3 24 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.27%) MS Project
6 7 (0.27%) SPSS
7 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.11%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.077%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 111 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
4 39 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 21 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 16 (0.61%) Magento
6 16 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
9 9 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (0.34%) Agresso
9 9 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.27%) Line 500
10 7 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.23%) assyst
12 5 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 51 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 51 (1.95%) SaaS
2 32 (1.23%) Office 365
3 10 (0.38%) GitHub
4 7 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.23%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.038%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.53%) LAN
2 61 (2.34%) Firewall
3 58 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 58 (2.22%) SAN
4 50 (1.91%) WAN
5 41 (1.57%) VPN
6 31 (1.19%) DNS
7 29 (1.11%) Internet
8 22 (0.84%) NAS
9 21 (0.80%) SSL
10 13 (0.50%) DHCP
10 13 (0.50%) HTTP
10 13 (0.50%) SNMP
11 11 (0.42%) DDNS
12 8 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.31%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.27%) VoIP
13 7 (0.27%) VLAN
14 6 (0.23%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1176 (45.02%) SQL Server
2 448 (17.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 378 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 344 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 280 (10.72%) Relational Database
6 196 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 193 (7.39%) MySQL
8 183 (7.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 169 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 160 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
11 116 (4.44%) RDBMS
12 115 (4.40%) Oracle Database
13 85 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
14 66 (2.53%) MS Access
15 55 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
16 50 (1.91%) QlikView
17 45 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
18 42 (1.61%) DB2
19 39 (1.49%) Data Mart
20 38 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 237 (9.07%) Visual Studio
2 107 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (2.14%) Subversion
4 52 (1.99%) Git (software)
5 41 (1.57%) JUnit
6 39 (1.49%) ReSharper
7 30 (1.15%) Toad
8 29 (1.11%) Maven
9 28 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
10 24 (0.92%) Hudson
11 23 (0.88%) JIRA
12 19 (0.73%) Selenium
13 17 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
13 17 (0.65%) Eclipse
13 17 (0.65%) Jenkins
14 15 (0.57%) NUnit
15 13 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 9 (0.34%) AccuRev
16 9 (0.34%) MSTest
16 9 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 377 (14.43%) Finance
2 92 (3.52%) Retail
3 87 (3.33%) Marketing
4 44 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 39 (1.49%) Back Office
6 38 (1.45%) Advertising
7 37 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 35 (1.34%) Automotive
9 29 (1.11%) Billing
9 29 (1.11%) Banking
10 18 (0.69%) Games
10 18 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (0.54%) Law
12 11 (0.42%) Legal
13 10 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.11%) Front Office
17 2 (0.077%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.077%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1311 (50.19%) Developer
2 465 (17.80%) Analyst
3 353 (13.51%) .NET Developer
4 229 (8.77%) C# Developer
5 199 (7.62%) Software Developer
6 180 (6.89%) DBA
7 159 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 157 (6.01%) Senior Developer
9 154 (5.90%) Administrator
10 142 (5.44%) Applications Support
11 140 (5.36%) Support Analyst
12 126 (4.82%) Web Developer
13 124 (4.75%) SQL DBA
14 109 (4.17%) SQL Developer
15 108 (4.13%) Consultant
15 108 (4.13%) Junior
16 94 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
16 94 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 80 (3.06%) Junior Developer
18 76 (2.91%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1121 (42.92%) .NET
2 755 (28.91%) HTML
3 647 (24.77%) ASP.NET
4 579 (22.17%) CSS
5 402 (15.39%) jQuery
6 298 (11.41%) XML
7 268 (10.26%) .NET Framework
8 243 (9.30%) HTML5
9 196 (7.50%) Ajax
9 196 (7.50%) Web Services
10 165 (6.32%) WCF
11 158 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 140 (5.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 126 (4.82%) LINQ
14 113 (4.33%) CSS3
15 105 (4.02%) J2EE
16 95 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 82 (3.14%) WPF
18 81 (3.10%) JSON
19 61 (2.34%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 216 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 80 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 70 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 67 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (1.65%) Mathematics
7 41 (1.57%) Statistics
8 38 (1.45%) N-Tier
9 34 (1.30%) Visualisation
10 32 (1.23%) Clustering
11 29 (1.11%) Data Structures
12 23 (0.88%) User Experience
12 23 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 20 (0.77%) Replication
14 18 (0.69%) iPhone
15 16 (0.61%) iPad
15 16 (0.61%) Smartcard
16 15 (0.57%) W3C
16 15 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
17 14 (0.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 567 (21.71%) Windows
2 277 (10.60%) Linux
3 235 (9.00%) UNIX
4 98 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (2.95%) Solaris
6 59 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (1.95%) Android
7 51 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (1.88%) Windows 7
9 39 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 24 (0.92%) Windows XP
11 22 (0.84%) Windows 8
12 18 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.69%) Windows Vista
13 11 (0.42%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.38%) AIX
15 9 (0.34%) CentOS
16 8 (0.31%) VMS
17 6 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (15.51%) MVC
3 333 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
4 225 (8.61%) OO
5 176 (6.74%) ITIL
6 171 (6.55%) CRM
7 167 (6.39%) TDD
8 166 (6.36%) Scrum
9 163 (6.24%) Software Engineering
10 153 (5.86%) Web Development
11 137 (5.25%) ETL
12 133 (5.09%) Project Management
13 113 (4.33%) SOA
14 108 (4.13%) Mentoring
15 106 (4.06%) E-Commerce
16 103 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
17 96 (3.68%) OOP
18 94 (3.60%) Unit Testing
19 91 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
20 74 (2.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 917 (35.11%) C#
2 645 (24.69%) JavaScript
3 520 (19.91%) T-SQL
4 359 (13.74%) VB.NET
5 272 (10.41%) Java
6 258 (9.88%) PL/SQL
7 223 (8.54%) VB
8 156 (5.97%) PHP
9 120 (4.59%) VBA
10 100 (3.83%) VB6
11 64 (2.45%) Python
12 63 (2.41%) Shell Script
13 62 (2.37%) Perl
14 51 (1.95%) PowerShell
15 37 (1.42%) C++
16 36 (1.38%) VBScript
17 33 (1.26%) C
18 29 (1.11%) Ruby
19 26 (1.00%) Objective-C
19 26 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 344 (13.17%) Degree
2 124 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 56 (2.14%) MCTS
5 44 (1.68%) MCITP
6 42 (1.61%) MCP
7 37 (1.42%) SC Cleared
8 32 (1.23%) ISEB
9 26 (1.00%) MCSD
10 25 (0.96%) MCAD
10 25 (0.96%) MCSE
11 23 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 22 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.69%) HND
14 13 (0.50%) MCSA
15 12 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
16 10 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 10 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (2.95%) QA
2 63 (2.41%) SLA
3 13 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.42%) TickIT
4 11 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 166 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 73 (2.79%) Hyper-V
3 72 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.92%) vSphere
5 11 (0.42%) XenApp
6 10 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.23%) XenServer
9 5 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.15%) Docker
11 2 (0.077%) RHEV
11 2 (0.077%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.077%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.077%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.077%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.038%) Samba
12 1 (0.038%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 55 (2.11%) Nagios
2 33 (1.26%) Tivoli
3 28 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
3 28 (1.07%) Puppet
4 22 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.69%) Ansible
5 18 (0.69%) BladeLogic
6 15 (0.57%) Unicenter
7 14 (0.54%) Data Guard
7 14 (0.54%) OpenNMS
8 12 (0.46%) Control-M
9 10 (0.38%) SCCM
10 9 (0.34%) WMI
11 6 (0.23%) Netcool
11 6 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.15%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.15%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 798 (30.55%) Microsoft
2 445 (17.04%) Oracle
3 157 (6.01%) VMware
4 84 (3.22%) Citrix
5 76 (2.91%) Business Objects
6 66 (2.53%) Red Hat
7 57 (2.18%) Cisco
8 55 (2.11%) Cognos
9 34 (1.30%) Google
10 33 (1.26%) IBM
11 26 (1.00%) Tableau
12 25 (0.96%) HP
13 23 (0.88%) Adobe
13 23 (0.88%) SAP
14 20 (0.77%) Teradata
14 20 (0.77%) Hyperion
15 19 (0.73%) Apple
15 19 (0.73%) Sun
15 19 (0.73%) Telerik
16 18 (0.69%) Informatica
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
CRL
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwickshire
Harris Global
Posted: 22 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday