Period
to 23 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2225 2474 2431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.40% 20.73% 22.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.58% 47.74% 46.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1984 2134 2319
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,131 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5225 5182 5270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 52.59% 43.42% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4545 4363 4701
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,850 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL in the West Midlands

SQL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL 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 6 months to 23 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 828 £42,500 +13.33% 45
Warwickshire -2 299 £32,500 -18.75% 10
Staffordshire +1 264 £36,500 +4.29% 17
Coventry +6 260 £38,750 +0.65% 19
Worcestershire -4 149 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Shropshire 0 99 £40,000 +23.08% 8
Solihull +4 80 £42,500 +54.55% 10
Wolverhampton 0 37 £35,000 +4.48% 2
West Bromwich +3 34 £43,000 +4.24%
Herefordshire -16 31 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Walsall +3 21 £40,550 +24.77% 2
Halesowen -6 20 £30,000 +42.86% 2
Sutton Coldfield +3 15 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Dudley +8 8 £39,500 +21.54%
Stourbridge - 2 £37,500 - 1
Brierley Hill 0 1 £40,000 +8.11%
Smethwick -1 1 - -
Wednesbury -2 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, 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.

1 871 (39.15%) .NET
2 833 (37.44%) C#
3 822 (36.94%) SQL Server
4 688 (30.92%) Microsoft
5 660 (29.66%) JavaScript
6 595 (26.74%) HTML
7 549 (24.67%) CSS
8 497 (22.34%) ASP.NET
9 434 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
10 410 (18.43%) MVC
11 384 (17.26%) T-SQL
12 347 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
13 328 (14.74%) AngularJS
14 309 (13.89%) jQuery
15 305 (13.71%) Finance
16 291 (13.08%) Oracle
17 287 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 285 (12.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 285 (12.81%) Windows
19 273 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
20 253 (11.37%) Java
21 247 (11.10%) Web Development
22 224 (10.07%) HTML5
23 222 (9.98%) XML
24 221 (9.93%) Degree
25 216 (9.71%) VB.NET
26 214 (9.62%) .NET Framework
26 214 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
27 189 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
28 188 (8.45%) Visual Studio

SQL
Co-occurring 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 93 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 91 (4.09%) SAS
3 54 (2.43%) IIS
4 35 (1.57%) CMS
5 28 (1.26%) JBoss
6 27 (1.21%) WordPress
7 24 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 24 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 20 (0.90%) Skype for Business
9 19 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (0.67%) GlassFish
10 15 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
11 14 (0.63%) Confluence
11 14 (0.63%) Umbraco
11 14 (0.63%) WildFly
12 12 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 168 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 100 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 25 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 25 (1.12%) SPSS
6 23 (1.03%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 41 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 16 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.36%) Magento
4 8 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.27%) BPCS
6 5 (0.22%) Fredhopper
6 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.18%) assyst
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.13%) Actimize
8 3 (0.13%) Exstream
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.090%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 273 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (3.46%) SaaS
3 46 (2.07%) PaaS
4 42 (1.89%) Office 365
5 37 (1.66%) IaaS
6 24 (1.08%) GitHub
7 19 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
8 16 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (0.67%) Firebase
10 14 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
10 14 (0.63%) Bluemix
10 14 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
11 13 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.18%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 4 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.13%) Force.com
15 2 (0.090%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.43%) Internet
2 50 (2.25%) DNS
3 39 (1.75%) SAN
4 32 (1.44%) DHCP
4 32 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 28 (1.26%) ATM
6 27 (1.21%) WAN
7 26 (1.17%) Firewall
8 22 (0.99%) LAN
9 16 (0.72%) Skype
10 15 (0.67%) VPN
11 14 (0.63%) SSL
12 13 (0.58%) HTTP
12 13 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (0.31%) Intranet
13 7 (0.31%) Network Security
13 7 (0.31%) VoIP
14 6 (0.27%) SMS
15 5 (0.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 822 (36.94%) SQL Server
2 287 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 285 (12.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 189 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
5 177 (7.96%) MySQL
6 175 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 149 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 131 (5.89%) Relational Database
9 127 (5.71%) MongoDB
10 110 (4.94%) NoSQL
11 91 (4.09%) Power BI
11 91 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 89 (4.00%) Oracle Database
13 88 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
14 63 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 59 (2.65%) QlikView
16 51 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
17 44 (1.98%) DB2
18 43 (1.93%) Big Data
19 39 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 188 (8.45%) Visual Studio
2 117 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 91 (4.09%) Selenium
4 80 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 71 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 68 (3.06%) JIRA
7 55 (2.47%) JUnit
8 54 (2.43%) Cucumber
9 31 (1.39%) JSUnit
10 30 (1.35%) ProC
11 28 (1.26%) Subversion
12 27 (1.21%) WebDriver
13 21 (0.94%) SpecFlow
14 20 (0.90%) Jasmine
14 20 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
15 19 (0.85%) Android Studio
15 19 (0.85%) WATIR
16 18 (0.81%) JBehave
16 18 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 16 (0.72%) RSpec
General
1 305 (13.71%) Finance
2 179 (8.04%) Retail
3 152 (6.83%) Marketing
4 52 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 48 (2.16%) Legal
6 35 (1.57%) Advertising
6 35 (1.57%) Automotive
7 29 (1.30%) Games
8 28 (1.26%) Electronics
9 26 (1.17%) Banking
10 22 (0.99%) Publishing
11 17 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 16 (0.72%) Law
13 15 (0.67%) Billing
13 15 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.40%) Music Industry
15 8 (0.36%) Back Office
16 7 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1186 (53.30%) Developer
2 438 (19.69%) .NET Developer
3 350 (15.73%) Analyst
4 335 (15.06%) SQL Developer
5 306 (13.75%) C# Developer
6 230 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 186 (8.36%) Senior Developer
8 143 (6.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 128 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 128 (5.75%) Software Developer
10 124 (5.57%) Junior
11 119 (5.35%) DBA
12 115 (5.17%) Web Developer
13 103 (4.63%) Consultant
14 100 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 97 (4.36%) Junior Developer
16 96 (4.31%) SQL DBA
17 95 (4.27%) Java Developer
18 92 (4.13%) Architect
19 90 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 871 (39.15%) .NET
2 595 (26.74%) HTML
3 549 (24.67%) CSS
4 497 (22.34%) ASP.NET
5 328 (14.74%) AngularJS
6 309 (13.89%) jQuery
7 224 (10.07%) HTML5
8 222 (9.98%) XML
9 214 (9.62%) .NET Framework
10 178 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 167 (7.51%) Web Services
12 151 (6.79%) Entity Framework
13 136 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web API
14 111 (4.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 108 (4.85%) REST
16 95 (4.27%) RESTful
17 92 (4.13%) CSS3
18 80 (3.60%) LINQ
19 79 (3.55%) WCF
20 76 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 214 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 88 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 53 (2.38%) Social Media
5 49 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 49 (2.20%) Replication
6 46 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (1.66%) User Experience
8 35 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 34 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 32 (1.44%) iPad
11 31 (1.39%) NHS
12 29 (1.30%) Algorithms
12 29 (1.30%) Fintech
13 25 (1.12%) Graphic Design
14 24 (1.08%) Clustering
15 23 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (0.85%) CMDB
17 17 (0.76%) Virtual Team
18 16 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 285 (12.81%) Windows
2 138 (6.20%) Linux
3 93 (4.18%) Windows Server
4 77 (3.46%) Unix
5 74 (3.33%) Android
6 63 (2.83%) Apple iOS
7 40 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (1.62%) Windows 7
10 20 (0.90%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.63%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
14 5 (0.22%) AIX
14 5 (0.22%) Solaris
14 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.090%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.090%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (18.43%) MVC
3 347 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
4 247 (11.10%) Web Development
5 162 (7.28%) OO
6 142 (6.38%) Test Automation
7 141 (6.34%) Scrum
8 140 (6.29%) Software Engineering
9 137 (6.16%) ETL
10 135 (6.07%) TDD
11 130 (5.84%) Project Management
12 129 (5.80%) Analytics
13 121 (5.44%) Mentoring
14 117 (5.26%) E-Commerce
15 99 (4.45%) CRM
16 97 (4.36%) SDLC
17 95 (4.27%) ITIL
18 89 (4.00%) Migration
19 88 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
20 80 (3.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 833 (37.44%) C#
2 660 (29.66%) JavaScript
3 384 (17.26%) T-SQL
4 253 (11.37%) Java
5 216 (9.71%) VB.NET
6 133 (5.98%) PHP
7 82 (3.69%) C
8 76 (3.42%) PL/SQL
9 74 (3.33%) Python
10 72 (3.24%) Ruby
11 67 (3.01%) VB
12 63 (2.83%) PowerShell
13 62 (2.79%) C++
14 43 (1.93%) R
15 40 (1.80%) VBA
16 30 (1.35%) PROC SQL
17 28 (1.26%) VB6
18 26 (1.17%) XPath
19 21 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 20 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 221 (9.93%) Degree
2 66 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 51 (2.29%) ISEB
5 22 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 21 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 21 (0.94%) SAS Certification
7 19 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (0.72%) MCSA
9 11 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (0.49%) MCSE
9 11 (0.49%) SC Cleared
10 10 (0.45%) LPIC
10 10 (0.45%) PhD
11 9 (0.40%) MCSD
11 9 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.40%) PMP
11 9 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 8 (0.36%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.17%) QA
2 51 (2.29%) SLA
3 43 (1.93%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.090%) FINRA
7 2 (0.090%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.090%) PMO
8 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 96 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 73 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
5 15 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.58%) Firmware
8 12 (0.54%) Docker
8 12 (0.54%) vSphere
9 9 (0.40%) XenApp
10 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.22%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.13%) XenServer
12 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.090%) vCloud
13 1 (0.045%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.045%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 46 (2.07%) SCOM
2 22 (0.99%) SCCM
3 11 (0.49%) Backup Exec
4 10 (0.45%) NetBackup
4 10 (0.45%) WSUS
5 9 (0.40%) SCVMM
5 9 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.36%) Ansible
7 7 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (0.31%) Nagios
8 4 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.18%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.13%) Puppet
10 2 (0.090%) Nessus
10 2 (0.090%) Netcool
10 2 (0.090%) vMotion
Vendors
1 688 (30.92%) Microsoft
2 291 (13.08%) Oracle
3 98 (4.40%) VMware
4 77 (3.46%) IBM
5 67 (3.01%) Tableau
6 56 (2.52%) Cognos
7 50 (2.25%) Xamarin
8 42 (1.89%) SAP
9 41 (1.84%) Cisco
10 39 (1.75%) NetApp
11 34 (1.53%) Citrix
12 31 (1.39%) HP
13 29 (1.30%) EMC
14 28 (1.26%) Sybase
15 19 (0.85%) Google
16 17 (0.76%) Red Hat
17 16 (0.72%) 3PAR
17 16 (0.72%) Informatica
18 14 (0.63%) Veeam
19 12 (0.54%) iManage