Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 120 134
Rank change year-on-year -45 +14 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 24 85 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.66% 2.24% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 2.33% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 67 95
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £35,375 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £52,500 £51,500
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 3,537 3,654 4,682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,569 2,957 3,490
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) Data Modelling
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle
5 10 (41.67%) Node.js
6 9 (37.50%) Machine Learning
6 9 (37.50%) JSON
6 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) ETL
8 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.83%) MySQL
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (16.67%) Ajax
9 4 (16.67%) jQuery
9 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) Fintech
10 3 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (12.50%) Power BI
10 3 (12.50%) SDLC
10 3 (12.50%) ETL Development
10 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation

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 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.50%) IaaS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.83%) MySQL
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.50%) MariaDB
4 3 (12.50%) Power BI
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) RavenDB
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) JUnit
1 3 (12.50%) Maven
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) NUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Node.js
2 9 (37.50%) JSON
3 4 (16.67%) Ajax
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (12.50%) J2EE
4 3 (12.50%) Java EE
4 3 (12.50%) Struts
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) EDI
6 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.17%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (4.17%) iSeries
3 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Data Modelling
2 9 (37.50%) Machine Learning
2 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 6 (25.00%) ETL
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 3 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (12.50%) Data Management
6 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (12.50%) ETL Development
6 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (8.33%) Data Security
7 2 (8.33%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) RPG
6 1 (4.17%) RPG IV
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSD
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.17%) OutSystems