Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 98 124
Rank change year-on-year -56 +26 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 44 101 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.13% 2.63% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 2.72% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 42 94 96
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.86% +0.68%
10th Percentile £30,125 £26,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%

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 3,758 3,709 4,607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.49% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,739 3,093 3,466
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £68,750
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 22 (50.00%) .NET
4 18 (40.91%) C#
4 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (36.36%) Finance
6 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
8 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
9 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
9 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 12 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (20.45%) SDLC
11 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (18.18%) MVC
12 7 (15.91%) ETL
12 7 (15.91%) Web Services
12 7 (15.91%) TDD
12 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (15.91%) JSON
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
13 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
13 6 (13.64%) MySQL
13 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
14 5 (11.36%) ERP
14 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
14 5 (11.36%) Oracle

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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Office 365
3 3 (6.82%) IaaS
4 2 (4.55%) SaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (13.64%) MySQL
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (4.55%) MariaDB
8 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.55%) Power BI
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.27%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
1 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.55%) JUnit
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.91%) JSON
3 7 (15.91%) Web Services
4 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
5 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.36%) CSS
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) Node.js
5 5 (11.36%) WCF
5 5 (11.36%) WPF
6 4 (9.09%) Ajax
6 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (9.09%) jQuery
6 4 (9.09%) React
7 3 (6.82%) XML
8 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.55%) J2EE
8 2 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Fintech
4 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (20.45%) SDLC
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) MVC
4 7 (15.91%) ETL
4 7 (15.91%) TDD
5 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.36%) ERP
6 5 (11.36%) Logistics
6 5 (11.36%) MVVM
6 5 (11.36%) OO
6 5 (11.36%) Visualisation
7 4 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps
7 4 (9.09%) Machine Learning
7 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) RAD
7 4 (9.09%) Service Management
7 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (40.91%) C#
3 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
4 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.55%) Java
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.55%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCSD
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 4 (9.09%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau