Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 109 120
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 72 75 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.90% 1.97% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.03% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59 73 82
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £26,875
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,300 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 3,670 3,697 4,135
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 97.03% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,675 2,941 3,282
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,124 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% +1.25%

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 71 (98.61%) SQL
2 47 (65.28%) SQL Server
3 37 (51.39%) .NET
4 31 (43.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (40.28%) C#
6 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 24 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (31.94%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET
9 20 (27.78%) T-SQL
10 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
10 19 (26.39%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
14 12 (16.67%) MVC
15 11 (15.28%) ETL
15 11 (15.28%) CSS
15 11 (15.28%) HTML
15 11 (15.28%) Java
15 11 (15.28%) SDLC
16 10 (13.89%) ERP
16 10 (13.89%) Service Management
16 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
17 9 (12.50%) TDD
17 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
17 9 (12.50%) Finance
17 9 (12.50%) Web Services
17 9 (12.50%) Self-Motivation

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 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.72%) Office 365
3 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.78%) IaaS
4 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (65.28%) SQL Server
2 31 (43.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (26.39%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
7 8 (11.11%) Power BI
8 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (8.33%) MySQL
10 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.39%) OLAP
11 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.78%) Selenium
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (51.39%) .NET
2 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.28%) CSS
3 11 (15.28%) HTML
4 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
5 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 9 (12.50%) Web Services
6 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (11.11%) SOAP
7 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (9.72%) React
8 6 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 6 (8.33%) RESTful
8 6 (8.33%) Spring
9 5 (6.94%) EDI
9 5 (6.94%) WCF
9 5 (6.94%) WPF
10 4 (5.56%) JSON
11 3 (4.17%) Ajax
11 3 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 9 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 9 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) Fintech
4 5 (6.94%) AS400
4 5 (6.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.67%) MVC
4 11 (15.28%) ETL
4 11 (15.28%) SDLC
5 10 (13.89%) ERP
5 10 (13.89%) Service Management
6 9 (12.50%) TDD
7 8 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.72%) Business Continuity
8 7 (9.72%) Cross-Platform Development
8 7 (9.72%) Decision-Making
8 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.33%) Logistics
10 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (6.94%) Data Integration
10 5 (6.94%) MVVM
10 5 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 71 (98.61%) SQL
2 29 (40.28%) C#
3 20 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.28%) Java
6 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.94%) RPG
6 5 (6.94%) RPG IV
7 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.78%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) VB
8 2 (2.78%) VBA
9 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 7 (9.72%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.94%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.78%) Tableau
6 1 (1.39%) Aareon
6 1 (1.39%) DevExpress