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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1255 1374 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.57% 25.43% 23.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.98% 51.21% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1170 1149
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 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
2790 2683 2642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.96% 49.66% 49.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2509 2322 2336
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 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -2 358 £40,000 +6.66% 70
Warwickshire +1 213 £32,500 -15.58% 16
Staffordshire -1 190 £37,500 +4.89% 32
Coventry -1 158 £39,000 +4.00% 29
Worcestershire -2 71 £36,500 +4.28% 7
Solihull +10 69 £27,500 -15.38% 15
Shropshire +1 36 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Wolverhampton +1 34 £35,000 +6.06% 11
West Bromwich 0 15 £31,000 +8.77% 1
Herefordshire +1 13 £40,000 +33.72%
Sutton Coldfield +2 10 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Dudley -1 5 £24,000 -31.42%
Walsall -10 3 £38,000 - 3
Halesowen - 3 £25,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £27,500 -
Kingswinford - 1 £28,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1123 (44.51%) SQL Server
2 1122 (44.47%) .NET
3 1002 (39.71%) C#
4 757 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 732 (29.01%) HTML
6 657 (26.04%) JavaScript
7 600 (23.78%) ASP.NET
8 562 (22.28%) CSS
9 535 (21.20%) Windows
10 525 (20.81%) T-SQL
11 512 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
12 454 (17.99%) Oracle
13 414 (16.41%) MS Excel
14 408 (16.17%) jQuery
15 407 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 405 (16.05%) MVC
17 401 (15.89%) Finance
18 359 (14.23%) Degree
19 349 (13.83%) XML
20 321 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
21 308 (12.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 303 (12.01%) Java
23 299 (11.85%) SQL Server 2008
24 294 (11.65%) VB.NET
25 289 (11.45%) Relational Database
26 264 (10.46%) Linux
27 259 (10.27%) Web Services
28 235 (9.31%) OO
29 228 (9.04%) Software Engineering
30 222 (8.80%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 177 (7.02%) IIS
2 120 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 83 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 66 (2.62%) MS Exchange
5 54 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
6 43 (1.70%) Apache
7 42 (1.66%) JBoss
7 42 (1.66%) WebSphere
8 40 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 40 (1.59%) CMS
8 40 (1.59%) SAS
9 38 (1.51%) Umbraco
10 31 (1.23%) Lync
11 29 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 25 (0.99%) MQSeries
13 24 (0.95%) GlassFish
14 17 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (0.67%) CICS
15 15 (0.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 414 (16.41%) MS Excel
2 95 (3.77%) MS Office
3 22 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.48%) MS Project
7 7 (0.28%) SPSS
7 7 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.079%) GIMP
11 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 65 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (0.67%) Magento
6 12 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (0.28%) Agresso
9 7 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.20%) Cordys
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
12 3 (0.12%) SAP Business One
12 3 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
12 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (2.18%) SaaS
3 41 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 15 (0.59%) Office 365
6 7 (0.28%) Heroku
7 4 (0.16%) GitHub
7 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.12%) IaaS
8 3 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.079%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.040%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.040%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.040%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.34%) TCP/IP
2 46 (1.82%) Internet
3 44 (1.74%) SAN
4 43 (1.70%) Firewall
5 32 (1.27%) HTTP
6 29 (1.15%) LAN
6 29 (1.15%) SSL
6 29 (1.15%) DNS
7 23 (0.91%) WAN
8 18 (0.71%) VPN
9 12 (0.48%) NAS
10 11 (0.44%) DHCP
11 8 (0.32%) Kerberos
11 8 (0.32%) IPsec
12 7 (0.28%) VoIP
13 6 (0.24%) IPv4
13 6 (0.24%) Network Security
13 6 (0.24%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.24%) DDNS
14 5 (0.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1123 (44.51%) SQL Server
2 407 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 308 (12.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 299 (11.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 289 (11.45%) Relational Database
6 210 (8.32%) MySQL
7 193 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
8 188 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 151 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 130 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 123 (4.88%) RDBMS
12 86 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
13 71 (2.81%) Oracle Database
14 64 (2.54%) QlikView
15 60 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
16 47 (1.86%) MS Access
17 46 (1.82%) DB2
18 43 (1.70%) Big Data
19 42 (1.66%) NoSQL
20 41 (1.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 209 (8.28%) Visual Studio
2 82 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (3.21%) Subversion
4 79 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 30 (1.19%) Hudson
6 29 (1.15%) NUnit
7 28 (1.11%) JIRA
8 27 (1.07%) Maven
9 24 (0.95%) Selenium
9 24 (0.95%) JUnit
9 24 (0.95%) Jenkins
10 23 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
11 20 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (0.55%) Ant
13 12 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.44%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.44%) Toad
15 10 (0.40%) ReSharper
16 9 (0.36%) InstallShield
16 9 (0.36%) Moq
General
1 401 (15.89%) Finance
2 124 (4.91%) Retail
3 111 (4.40%) Marketing
4 55 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 53 (2.10%) Games
6 51 (2.02%) Advertising
7 45 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 40 (1.59%) Back Office
9 32 (1.27%) Banking
9 32 (1.27%) Billing
10 31 (1.23%) Automotive
11 24 (0.95%) Law
12 23 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.71%) Electronics
13 18 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.44%) Legal
15 7 (0.28%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.24%) Private Banking
17 5 (0.20%) Front Office
18 3 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1266 (50.18%) Developer
2 362 (14.35%) Analyst
3 314 (12.45%) .NET Developer
4 209 (8.28%) Software Developer
5 198 (7.85%) C# Developer
6 157 (6.22%) DBA
7 144 (5.71%) Consultant
8 135 (5.35%) Applications Support
9 127 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 122 (4.84%) Administrator
10 122 (4.84%) SQL DBA
11 118 (4.68%) Senior Developer
12 117 (4.64%) Junior
13 116 (4.60%) Support Analyst
14 111 (4.40%) Software Engineer
15 106 (4.20%) SQL Developer
16 105 (4.16%) Graduate
17 100 (3.96%) Web Developer
18 88 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 87 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1122 (44.47%) .NET
2 732 (29.01%) HTML
3 600 (23.78%) ASP.NET
4 562 (22.28%) CSS
5 408 (16.17%) jQuery
6 349 (13.83%) XML
7 259 (10.27%) Web Services
8 222 (8.80%) .NET Framework
8 222 (8.80%) HTML5
9 183 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 176 (6.98%) WCF
11 127 (5.03%) Ajax
12 116 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 107 (4.24%) CSS3
14 91 (3.61%) WPF
14 91 (3.61%) J2EE
15 77 (3.05%) Entity Framework
16 71 (2.81%) LINQ
17 69 (2.73%) WinForms
18 59 (2.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 222 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 79 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 78 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 73 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 58 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 47 (1.86%) Replication
8 39 (1.55%) Clustering
9 35 (1.39%) Visualisation
10 30 (1.19%) Data Structures
10 30 (1.19%) Data Centre
11 29 (1.15%) User Experience
12 27 (1.07%) N-Tier
13 23 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 23 (0.91%) Statistics
13 23 (0.91%) Algorithms
14 22 (0.87%) W3C
15 21 (0.83%) Credit Risk
16 18 (0.71%) Mainframe
17 16 (0.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 535 (21.20%) Windows
2 264 (10.46%) Linux
3 185 (7.33%) UNIX
4 100 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (2.77%) Solaris
6 65 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (2.14%) Android
9 41 (1.63%) Apple iOS
10 37 (1.47%) Windows XP
11 33 (1.31%) Windows 7
12 28 (1.11%) AIX
13 24 (0.95%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.67%) MVS
15 13 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (0.48%) Windows Vista
16 12 (0.48%) CentOS
17 11 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.32%) HPUX
19 5 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (16.05%) MVC
3 321 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
4 235 (9.31%) OO
5 228 (9.04%) Software Engineering
6 167 (6.62%) Scrum
7 165 (6.54%) Web Development
8 142 (5.63%) ETL
9 140 (5.55%) SOA
10 139 (5.51%) ITIL
11 135 (5.35%) E-Commerce
12 125 (4.95%) Project Management
13 124 (4.91%) TDD
14 123 (4.88%) CRM
15 113 (4.48%) Unit Testing
16 110 (4.36%) SDLC
17 104 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
18 102 (4.04%) Analytics
19 101 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
20 98 (3.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1002 (39.71%) C#
2 657 (26.04%) JavaScript
3 525 (20.81%) T-SQL
4 303 (12.01%) Java
5 294 (11.65%) VB.NET
6 173 (6.86%) VB
7 171 (6.78%) PL/SQL
8 151 (5.98%) PHP
9 116 (4.60%) VBA
10 91 (3.61%) C++
11 82 (3.25%) VB6
12 72 (2.85%) Perl
13 69 (2.73%) VBScript
13 69 (2.73%) Python
14 65 (2.58%) PowerShell
15 39 (1.55%) Shell Script
15 39 (1.55%) C
16 34 (1.35%) R
17 20 (0.79%) COBOL
18 18 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 359 (14.23%) Degree
2 97 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.31%) MCTS
5 31 (1.23%) ISEB
6 30 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 29 (1.15%) MCITP
8 25 (0.99%) MCP
9 23 (0.91%) MCSE
10 21 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (0.71%) MCSD
12 15 (0.59%) ISTQB
13 14 (0.55%) HND
13 14 (0.55%) MCAD
14 12 (0.48%) MCSA
15 11 (0.44%) PhD
15 11 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.32%) CISSP
16 8 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.53%) SLA
2 83 (3.29%) QA
3 14 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.28%) GAMP
7 5 (0.20%) HL7
8 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.12%) TickIT
9 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.040%) EMIR
10 1 (0.040%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.040%) BS7666
10 1 (0.040%) MiFID
System Software
1 151 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 65 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.99%) vSphere
5 15 (0.59%) XenApp
6 11 (0.44%) Terminal Services
7 10 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (0.28%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.16%) Docker
12 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.12%) XenServer
13 2 (0.079%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.040%) Samba
14 1 (0.040%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.040%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 47 (1.86%) Tivoli
2 44 (1.74%) Nagios
3 19 (0.75%) Puppet
4 18 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.71%) SCCM
5 16 (0.63%) Ansible
5 16 (0.63%) BladeLogic
6 15 (0.59%) Unicenter
7 14 (0.55%) NetBackup
8 13 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (0.48%) Control-M
9 12 (0.48%) OpenNMS
10 11 (0.44%) SCOM
10 11 (0.44%) Data Guard
11 9 (0.36%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.16%) WSUS
12 4 (0.16%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.12%) Netcool
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 757 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 454 (17.99%) Oracle
3 126 (4.99%) VMware
4 110 (4.36%) Business Objects
5 68 (2.70%) Cognos
6 62 (2.46%) Citrix
7 50 (1.98%) IBM
8 44 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 41 (1.63%) SAP
10 37 (1.47%) Google
11 36 (1.43%) Tableau
12 30 (1.19%) Cisco
13 29 (1.15%) HP
14 27 (1.07%) Adobe
15 24 (0.95%) Apple
16 23 (0.91%) Talend
17 21 (0.83%) Telerik
18 20 (0.79%) Symantec
19 19 (0.75%) NetApp
19 19 (0.75%) Xamarin
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, great company
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Annual bonus, Pension, Healthcare +
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday