Period
to 17 February 2020

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £33,745 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 173 151
Rank change year-on-year +44 -22 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 14 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.56% 0.37% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.39% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 31
Birmingham median annual salary £33,745 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.48% -7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,332 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,500 £44,625 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £32,490 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -18.78% +19.40% +15.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 2,396 3,094 3,527
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 96.36% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,081 2,213 2,627
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

SQL Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured SQL Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Analyst in Birmingham

SQL Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Analyst in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SQL Analyst in Birmingham

SQL Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Analyst in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Analyst in Birmingham

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, SQL Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring SQL Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Data Quality
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (21.43%) SaaS
4 3 (21.43%) Power BI
4 3 (21.43%) Power Platform
5 2 (14.29%) Proactive Management
5 2 (14.29%) Case Management
5 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) Azure
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Power Platform
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Power BI
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) HPUX
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Case Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Proactive Management
5 1 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (7.14%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP