Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 149 75
Rank change year-on-year +45 -74 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 82 53 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.23% 1.23% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.26% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 58 53 121
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,875 £55,000 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%

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 3,557 4,198 3,655
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.04% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,689 3,157 3,063
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% -0.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 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 January 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 81 (98.78%) SQL
2 45 (54.88%) SQL Server
3 33 (40.24%) JavaScript
4 32 (39.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (36.59%) HTML
5 30 (36.59%) CSS
6 28 (34.15%) .NET
7 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
8 23 (28.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (28.05%) C#
9 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET
10 20 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (19.51%) Java
13 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
13 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (17.07%) SDLC
14 14 (17.07%) Web Services
14 14 (17.07%) ETL
15 13 (15.85%) PHP
15 13 (15.85%) Degree
15 13 (15.85%) Power BI
16 12 (14.63%) Fintech
16 12 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
16 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
16 12 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (13.41%) Front End Development
18 10 (12.20%) RESTful
18 10 (12.20%) Spring

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 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) CMS
2 1 (1.22%) Confluence
2 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (54.88%) SQL Server
2 32 (39.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (28.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (15.85%) Power BI
6 12 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (9.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (9.76%) MySQL
8 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
8 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.88%) Redis
9 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.44%) OLAP
11 2 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.22%) Grunt
3 1 (1.22%) gulp
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.59%) CSS
1 30 (36.59%) HTML
2 28 (34.15%) .NET
3 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET
4 14 (17.07%) Web Services
5 10 (12.20%) Hibernate
5 10 (12.20%) RESTful
5 10 (12.20%) SOAP
5 10 (12.20%) Spring
6 8 (9.76%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.32%) jQuery
9 5 (6.10%) EDI
9 5 (6.10%) React
10 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.88%) HTML5
10 4 (4.88%) Node.js
11 3 (3.66%) Ajax
11 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.44%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
1 12 (14.63%) Fintech
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) AS400
3 5 (6.10%) iSeries
3 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (17.07%) ETL
3 14 (17.07%) SDLC
4 11 (13.41%) Front End Development
5 8 (9.76%) MVC
6 7 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (8.54%) Service Management
7 6 (7.32%) Data Analysis
7 6 (7.32%) Data Integration
8 5 (6.10%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.10%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (6.10%) EAI
8 5 (6.10%) ERP
8 5 (6.10%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL
8 5 (6.10%) SOA
8 5 (6.10%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.10%) Workflow
9 4 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (98.78%) SQL
2 33 (40.24%) JavaScript
3 23 (28.05%) C#
4 16 (19.51%) Java
5 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
6 13 (15.85%) PHP
7 5 (6.10%) RPG
7 5 (6.10%) RPG IV
8 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.22%) C
10 1 (1.22%) C++
10 1 (1.22%) Python
10 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 12 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) JD Edwards
3 4 (4.88%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.66%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.66%) Tableau
5 1 (1.22%) Aareon
5 1 (1.22%) DevExpress