Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Server Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 187 153
Rank change year-on-year +2 -34 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 14 22 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.37% 0.46% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.48% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 43
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £28,450 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £46,750 £55,000 £48,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3684 4591 3852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.41% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3440 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Birmingham

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SQL Server Developer in Birmingham

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (64.29%) Power BI
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (42.86%) ETL
7 6 (42.86%) C#
7 6 (42.86%) .NET
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (42.86%) QlikView
7 6 (42.86%) Tableau
7 6 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (28.57%) Retail
9 4 (28.57%) Legal
9 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 4 (28.57%) MDX
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (21.43%) Service Management
10 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 2 (14.29%) CSS
11 2 (14.29%) MySQL

SQL Server 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 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (64.29%) Power BI
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (42.86%) QlikView
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
8 2 (14.29%) MySQL
8 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 2 (14.29%) Redis
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) MDX
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
2 6 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) DevExpress
3 1 (7.14%) Xamarin