Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

SQL Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 108 148
Rank change year-on-year -37 +40 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 40 81 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.22% 2.25% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 2.32% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29 57 53
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,500 £53,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 3,162 3,484 4,202
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.67% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,241 2,642 3,156
Birmingham median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,875 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Birmingham

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in Birmingham

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, SQL Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 39 (97.50%) SQL
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (35.00%) C#
3 14 (35.00%) ETL
4 13 (32.50%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 12 (30.00%) ERP
5 12 (30.00%) .NET
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle
6 10 (25.00%) Java
6 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.00%) SOA
6 10 (25.00%) MVC
6 10 (25.00%) Workflow
6 10 (25.00%) SDLC
7 9 (22.50%) Decision-Making
7 9 (22.50%) iSeries
7 9 (22.50%) RPG IV
7 9 (22.50%) Business Continuity Planning
7 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (22.50%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (22.50%) jQuery
7 9 (22.50%) Business Continuity
7 9 (22.50%) JD Edwards
7 9 (22.50%) EDI
7 9 (22.50%) EAI
7 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
7 9 (22.50%) ITIL
7 9 (22.50%) HTML

SQL Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Site Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 3 (7.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.50%) Power BI
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.50%) EDMS
7 1 (2.50%) GIS
7 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.50%) MySQL
7 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.50%) Gatling
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) JMeter
1 1 (2.50%) JUnit
1 1 (2.50%) Maven
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
2 9 (22.50%) CSS
2 9 (22.50%) EDI
2 9 (22.50%) HTML
2 9 (22.50%) jQuery
3 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (17.50%) Middleware
5 6 (15.00%) JSON
5 6 (15.00%) Node.js
6 4 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.50%) Ajax
7 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.50%) J2EE
7 1 (2.50%) Java EE
7 1 (2.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (22.50%) iSeries
2 8 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (17.50%) AS400
3 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ETL
2 13 (32.50%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (30.00%) ERP
4 10 (25.00%) MVC
4 10 (25.00%) SDLC
4 10 (25.00%) SOA
4 10 (25.00%) Workflow
5 9 (22.50%) Business Continuity
5 9 (22.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
5 9 (22.50%) Decision-Making
5 9 (22.50%) EAI
5 9 (22.50%) ITIL
5 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (22.50%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (15.00%) Machine Learning
6 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) RPG
4 9 (22.50%) RPG IV
5 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (17.50%) VB
7 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) JD Edwards
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.00%) UiPath
5 1 (2.50%) Apple
5 1 (2.50%) Blue Prism