The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 98 66
Rank change year-on-year +25 -32  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 59 47 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.00% 1.96% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 2.04% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 68
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £33,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1899 2304 1971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.64% 96.04% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1714 1615
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, SQL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 92 (96.84%) SQL
2 58 (61.05%) .NET
3 53 (55.79%) SQL Server
4 40 (42.11%) T-SQL
5 36 (37.89%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (37.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (37.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (36.84%) C#
7 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
8 32 (33.68%) CSS
8 32 (33.68%) HTML
9 31 (32.63%) JavaScript
10 27 (28.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (25.26%) Web Development
12 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
13 20 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (21.05%) Visual Studio
14 19 (20.00%) VB.NET
14 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (18.95%) QlikView
16 16 (16.84%) MVC
16 16 (16.84%) XML
16 16 (16.84%) MySQL
16 16 (16.84%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (15.79%) OOP
17 15 (15.79%) OO
17 15 (15.79%) ETL
17 15 (15.79%) Ajax
18 14 (14.74%) Finance
19 13 (13.68%) SQL Server 2005

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 12 (12.63%) SAS
2 2 (2.11%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (55.79%) SQL Server
2 36 (37.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (37.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (28.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (18.95%) QlikView
6 16 (16.84%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (16.84%) MySQL
7 13 (13.68%) Power BI
7 13 (13.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (13.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (12.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.05%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.05%) Redis
10 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Legal
2 12 (12.63%) Retail
3 4 (4.21%) Law
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (61.05%) .NET
2 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
3 32 (33.68%) CSS
3 32 (33.68%) HTML
4 16 (16.84%) XML
5 15 (15.79%) Ajax
6 11 (11.58%) MDX
7 10 (10.53%) WPF
8 9 (9.47%) jQuery
9 8 (8.42%) .NET Framework
9 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (8.42%) Entity Framework
9 8 (8.42%) WCF
10 7 (7.37%) LINQ
10 7 (7.37%) WF
11 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (5.26%) WinForms
13 1 (1.05%) HTML5
13 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Data Centre
1 9 (9.47%) Replication
2 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
1 11 (11.58%) Windows Server
1 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (25.26%) Web Development
3 16 (16.84%) MVC
4 15 (15.79%) ETL
4 15 (15.79%) OO
4 15 (15.79%) OOP
5 11 (11.58%) Business Continuity
5 11 (11.58%) Incident Management
5 11 (11.58%) Kimball Methodology
5 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
5 11 (11.58%) Statistics
5 11 (11.58%) Validation
6 10 (10.53%) Document Management
7 8 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.32%) TDD
9 5 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.16%) Prototyping
10 3 (3.16%) SDLC
11 2 (2.11%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (96.84%) SQL
2 40 (42.11%) T-SQL
3 35 (36.84%) C#
4 31 (32.63%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 11 (11.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (3.16%) R
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) PHP
9 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) Tableau
3 11 (11.58%) Cognos
4 10 (10.53%) iManage
5 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) IBM
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