The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 312 400 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.35% 17.32% 21.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.31% 45.66% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 274 365 344
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 774 876 757
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 43.05% 37.94% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 653 767 681
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Birmingham

SQL
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SQL in Birmingham

SQL
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL.

1 243 (35.58%) .NET
2 242 (35.43%) SQL Server
3 208 (30.45%) C#
4 187 (27.38%) Microsoft
5 181 (26.50%) JavaScript
6 180 (26.35%) HTML
7 165 (24.16%) ASP.NET
8 155 (22.69%) CSS
9 141 (20.64%) Finance
10 133 (19.47%) MS Excel
11 125 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
12 124 (18.16%) MVC
13 107 (15.67%) Business Intelligence
14 94 (13.76%) Oracle
15 93 (13.62%) Windows
16 89 (13.03%) T-SQL
17 86 (12.59%) VB.NET
18 80 (11.71%) VMware
18 80 (11.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 77 (11.27%) Degree
19 77 (11.27%) jQuery
20 73 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
20 73 (10.69%) Java
20 73 (10.69%) Linux
21 71 (10.40%) Web Development
21 71 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
22 66 (9.66%) XML
23 65 (9.52%) Visual Studio
24 62 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
25 61 (8.93%) MySQL

SQL
Top Related 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 28 (4.10%) IIS
2 20 (2.93%) SAS
2 20 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.49%) Skype for Business
4 16 (2.34%) JBoss
4 16 (2.34%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.73%) Apache
8 5 (0.73%) CMS
8 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.59%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.44%) WordPress
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 133 (19.47%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.51%) MS Office
3 10 (1.46%) SPSS
4 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.29%) MS Project
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Blender
6 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.88%) Shopify
4 5 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.73%) Magento
5 4 (0.59%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.59%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.29%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.15%) JDE World
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.15%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 71 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (2.93%) IaaS
4 20 (2.93%) Office 365
4 20 (2.93%) PaaS
5 16 (2.34%) SaaS
6 4 (0.59%) GitHub
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.98%) SSL
2 26 (3.81%) DNS
3 25 (3.66%) Firewall
4 21 (3.07%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.05%) SAN
6 12 (1.76%) HTTP
7 10 (1.46%) DHCP
7 10 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (1.32%) IPv4
9 7 (1.02%) Internet
10 5 (0.73%) LAN
10 5 (0.73%) WAN
11 4 (0.59%) SNMP
11 4 (0.59%) VPN
12 3 (0.44%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.44%) NAS
12 3 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.29%) IPsec
13 2 (0.29%) IPv6
13 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (35.43%) SQL Server
2 80 (11.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (8.93%) MySQL
4 48 (7.03%) Relational Database
5 46 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (5.42%) DB2
8 29 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (3.81%) NoSQL
11 24 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
12 22 (3.22%) Big Data
13 20 (2.93%) MongoDB
14 16 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (1.90%) MS Access
16 12 (1.76%) QlikView
16 12 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (1.61%) Data Mart
17 11 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
17 11 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 65 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.51%) Selenium
4 17 (2.49%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.90%) WebDriver
6 10 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.46%) JIRA
6 10 (1.46%) Mercurial
6 10 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (1.32%) MSBuild
8 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (1.17%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.02%) JUnit
10 5 (0.73%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.59%) Maven
12 3 (0.44%) JSUnit
12 3 (0.44%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.44%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.44%) Subversion
13 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 141 (20.64%) Finance
2 46 (6.73%) Retail
3 35 (5.12%) Publishing
4 32 (4.69%) Banking
5 28 (4.10%) Marketing
6 24 (3.51%) Games
7 21 (3.07%) Automotive
8 18 (2.64%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.20%) Legal
10 11 (1.61%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.46%) Advertising
12 8 (1.17%) International Banking
13 7 (1.02%) Electronics
14 6 (0.88%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.59%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.59%) Law
16 3 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
17 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
18 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 265 (38.80%) Developer
2 139 (20.35%) Analyst
3 125 (18.30%) .NET Developer
4 78 (11.42%) C# Developer
5 67 (9.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 53 (7.76%) SQL Developer
7 52 (7.61%) Senior Developer
8 40 (5.86%) Architect
9 39 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
10 36 (5.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 34 (4.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 31 (4.54%) Data Analyst
12 31 (4.54%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (4.39%) Consultant
14 28 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
15 27 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 27 (3.95%) Test Analyst
16 26 (3.81%) Software Developer
16 26 (3.81%) Tester
16 26 (3.81%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (35.58%) .NET
2 180 (26.35%) HTML
3 165 (24.16%) ASP.NET
4 155 (22.69%) CSS
5 77 (11.27%) jQuery
6 66 (9.66%) XML
7 56 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (7.17%) .NET Framework
8 49 (7.17%) Web Services
9 40 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 39 (5.71%) AngularJS
11 38 (5.56%) Entity Framework
12 37 (5.42%) HTML5
12 37 (5.42%) WCF
13 35 (5.12%) Ajax
14 31 (4.54%) REST
15 28 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 26 (3.81%) J2EE
17 25 (3.66%) LINQ
18 23 (3.37%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.17%) Data Centre
3 36 (5.27%) CMDB
3 36 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.10%) iPad
5 24 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.76%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.02%) Clustering
10 6 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.88%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.88%) Replication
11 5 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.73%) Social Media
12 4 (0.59%) Fintech
12 4 (0.59%) NHS
12 4 (0.59%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.59%) User Experience
13 3 (0.44%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 93 (13.62%) Windows
2 73 (10.69%) Linux
3 48 (7.03%) Windows Server
4 32 (4.69%) Unix
5 31 (4.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.90%) Android
7 13 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.88%) AIX
10 6 (0.88%) Solaris
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.15%) Debian
13 1 (0.15%) HPUX
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (18.16%) MVC
3 107 (15.67%) Business Intelligence
4 71 (10.40%) Web Development
5 56 (8.20%) CRM
6 52 (7.61%) Software Engineering
7 50 (7.32%) IT Strategy
8 48 (7.03%) E-Commerce
9 46 (6.73%) TDD
10 45 (6.59%) Project Management
10 45 (6.59%) Scrum
11 44 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 44 (6.44%) Line Management
12 40 (5.86%) Mentoring
12 40 (5.86%) Presales
12 40 (5.86%) Service Delivery
13 37 (5.42%) Business Analysis
14 36 (5.27%) ITIL
15 33 (4.83%) Data Analysis
16 32 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 208 (30.45%) C#
2 181 (26.50%) JavaScript
3 89 (13.03%) T-SQL
4 86 (12.59%) VB.NET
5 73 (10.69%) Java
6 23 (3.37%) VBA
7 22 (3.22%) PHP
8 18 (2.64%) C
9 17 (2.49%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.20%) R
11 14 (2.05%) Python
12 12 (1.76%) C++
13 10 (1.46%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.88%) VB
14 6 (0.88%) XAML
15 5 (0.73%) Perl
15 5 (0.73%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.44%) Ruby
17 2 (0.29%) UniBasic
17 2 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 77 (11.27%) Degree
2 37 (5.42%) ISEB
3 22 (3.22%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.07%) PMI Certification
4 21 (3.07%) PMP
5 15 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (2.20%) LPIC
5 15 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.88%) MCSE
8 5 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.44%) MCSA
10 3 (0.44%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.29%) RHCA
11 2 (0.29%) RHCE
11 2 (0.29%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.91%) QA
2 15 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.73%) SLA
5 4 (0.59%) SDET
6 2 (0.29%) DICOM
6 2 (0.29%) HL7
7 1 (0.15%) BS7666
System Software
1 73 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (6.59%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (2.49%) Firmware
4 17 (2.49%) VMware Workstation
5 16 (2.34%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.76%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.32%) Docker
7 9 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (1.32%) vSphere
8 8 (1.17%) XenApp
9 4 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.59%) NFS
10 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.29%) HDFS
11 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (3.37%) SCCM
2 21 (3.07%) SCOM
2 21 (3.07%) SCVMM
3 16 (2.34%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.20%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.59%) EdgeSight
5 4 (0.59%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.44%) Nagios
6 3 (0.44%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.15%) Ansible
8 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.15%) Oozie
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
8 1 (0.15%) Salt
8 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 187 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 94 (13.76%) Oracle
3 80 (11.71%) VMware
4 51 (7.47%) Citrix
5 48 (7.03%) NetApp
6 37 (5.42%) EMC
6 37 (5.42%) HP
6 37 (5.42%) IBM
7 33 (4.83%) Cisco
8 29 (4.25%) CheckPoint
9 23 (3.37%) Red Hat
10 22 (3.22%) Cognos
11 21 (3.07%) BMC
12 20 (2.93%) Juniper
13 17 (2.49%) 3PAR
14 14 (2.05%) SAP
15 12 (1.76%) Tableau
16 11 (1.61%) Dell
16 11 (1.61%) Sybase
17 9 (1.32%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent Spa
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago