The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ODBC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
England / West Midlands
Rank 208 237 212
Rank change year-on-year +29 -25  
Permanent jobs citing ODBC 5 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.081% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Median salary - £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £38,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -19.48% -6.66%  

ODBC is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1745 2134 1940
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 36.95% 34.75% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1871 1738
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

ODBC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing ODBC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ODBC in the West Midlands

ODBC
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ODBC in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for ODBC in the West Midlands

ODBC
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 ODBC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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 +13 5 - -
ODBC
England

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing ODBC 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 ODBC.

1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) Presales
1 6 (54.55%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (45.45%) Service Design
2 5 (45.45%) Ajax
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Software Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) ServiceNow
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) JDBC
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) LDAP
2 5 (45.45%) MS Access
2 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) SAML
2 5 (45.45%) Multimedia
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) VBA

ODBC
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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LDAP
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MS Access
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) OLAP
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Database Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) NHS Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Report Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Ajax
1 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) JDBC
1 5 (45.45%) REST
1 5 (45.45%) SAML
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (54.55%) Presales
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Service Design
2 5 (45.45%) Software Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft