Period
to 21 October 2017

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 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 800 761 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.07% 15.80% 18.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.43% 41.72% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 724 650 756
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,125 £58,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1931 1824 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 50.86% 37.87% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1501 1537
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,875 £62,500 £60,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 273 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 238 (29.75%) Microsoft
3 232 (29.00%) JavaScript
4 228 (28.50%) .NET
5 226 (28.25%) HTML
6 214 (26.75%) C#
7 206 (25.75%) CSS
8 183 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
9 179 (22.38%) Finance
10 137 (17.13%) Java
11 136 (17.00%) ASP.NET
12 133 (16.63%) Business Intelligence
13 132 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 127 (15.88%) MVC
15 102 (12.75%) Scrum
16 101 (12.63%) T-SQL
16 101 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 99 (12.38%) Windows
18 95 (11.88%) AngularJS
19 90 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 85 (10.63%) XML
21 82 (10.25%) TDD
21 82 (10.25%) Oracle
22 79 (9.88%) Retail
22 79 (9.88%) Degree
22 79 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
23 76 (9.50%) RESTful
24 75 (9.38%) Test Automation
24 75 (9.38%) Web Development
25 74 (9.25%) jQuery

SQL
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 39 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 35 (4.38%) SAS
3 24 (3.00%) CMS
4 18 (2.25%) IIS
4 18 (2.25%) JBoss
4 18 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.13%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.63%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.38%) Drupal
8 7 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.88%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.38%) Apache
12 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.38%) Confluence
12 3 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 62 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.38%) Actimize
6 2 (0.25%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 132 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.00%) Office 365
4 16 (2.00%) SaaS
5 12 (1.50%) Force.com
6 11 (1.38%) Firebase
7 9 (1.13%) IaaS
8 8 (1.00%) GitHub
9 7 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (0.75%) Datadog
10 6 (0.75%) PaaS
11 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.50%) DNS
2 19 (2.38%) SAN
3 15 (1.88%) DHCP
4 14 (1.75%) WAN
5 12 (1.50%) Firewall
5 12 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.38%) Internet
7 10 (1.25%) ATM
8 9 (1.13%) LAN
8 9 (1.13%) Skype
8 9 (1.13%) VPN
9 7 (0.88%) SSL
9 7 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.50%) MPLS
13 3 (0.38%) HTTP
13 3 (0.38%) ISDN
13 3 (0.38%) PSTN
14 2 (0.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 101 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (7.75%) MongoDB
5 61 (7.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 60 (7.50%) MySQL
7 59 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 56 (7.00%) Relational Database
9 44 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (5.25%) NoSQL
11 36 (4.50%) SQL Server 2014
12 34 (4.25%) Power BI
13 29 (3.63%) QlikView
14 24 (3.00%) DB2
15 23 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
16 20 (2.50%) Base SAS
16 20 (2.50%) Big Data
17 17 (2.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 16 (2.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 51 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 44 (5.50%) Selenium
3 42 (5.25%) JUnit
4 41 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 32 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 32 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 21 (2.63%) JIRA
7 20 (2.50%) Maven
7 20 (2.50%) ProC
8 19 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (2.38%) TestNG
9 18 (2.25%) WebDriver
10 17 (2.13%) JMeter
10 17 (2.13%) Subversion
11 16 (2.00%) Bitbucket
11 16 (2.00%) Jasmine
11 16 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
11 16 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (1.50%) JSUnit
12 12 (1.50%) webpack
General
1 179 (22.38%) Finance
2 79 (9.88%) Retail
3 50 (6.25%) Banking
4 38 (4.75%) Legal
4 38 (4.75%) Marketing
5 18 (2.25%) Automotive
6 16 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.88%) Advertising
7 15 (1.88%) Law
8 11 (1.38%) Publishing
9 10 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.13%) Front Office
11 8 (1.00%) Back Office
11 8 (1.00%) Games
12 6 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 404 (50.50%) Developer
2 117 (14.63%) Analyst
3 105 (13.13%) Senior Developer
4 104 (13.00%) .NET Developer
5 83 (10.38%) SQL Developer
6 68 (8.50%) Java Developer
7 64 (8.00%) C# Developer
8 57 (7.13%) Architect
9 54 (6.75%) Consultant
10 45 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
11 43 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 43 (5.38%) DBA
12 37 (4.63%) Senior .NET Developer
13 35 (4.38%) HTML Developer
14 34 (4.25%) SQL DBA
15 33 (4.13%) Data Analyst
15 33 (4.13%) HTML CSS Developer
16 32 (4.00%) Web Developer
17 31 (3.88%) PHP Developer
18 30 (3.75%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (28.50%) .NET
2 226 (28.25%) HTML
3 206 (25.75%) CSS
4 136 (17.00%) ASP.NET
5 95 (11.88%) AngularJS
6 85 (10.63%) XML
7 76 (9.50%) RESTful
8 74 (9.25%) jQuery
9 62 (7.75%) HTML5
9 62 (7.75%) Web Services
10 57 (7.13%) Spring
11 54 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 51 (6.38%) .NET Framework
13 50 (6.25%) REST
14 45 (5.63%) Entity Framework
15 44 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 42 (5.25%) .NET Core
17 39 (4.88%) Node.js
18 37 (4.63%) Hibernate
18 37 (4.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.13%) Mobile App
3 56 (7.00%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 30 (3.75%) Fintech
6 18 (2.25%) Social Media
7 16 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.88%) User Experience
9 14 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.50%) NHS
10 12 (1.50%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.38%) CMDB
11 11 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.38%) iSeries
11 11 (1.38%) Replication
12 9 (1.13%) AS400
12 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.00%) Reference Data
14 6 (0.75%) Clustering
14 6 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 99 (12.38%) Windows
2 67 (8.38%) Linux
3 57 (7.13%) Unix
4 38 (4.75%) Windows Server
5 30 (3.75%) Android
6 23 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.50%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.88%) OS/400
11 6 (0.75%) AIX
11 6 (0.75%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.50%) Solaris
13 3 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.13%) Debian
15 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (16.63%) Business Intelligence
3 127 (15.88%) MVC
4 102 (12.75%) Scrum
5 82 (10.25%) TDD
6 75 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 75 (9.38%) Web Development
7 65 (8.13%) BDD
8 63 (7.88%) Mentoring
9 56 (7.00%) Analytics
10 52 (6.50%) ETL
11 51 (6.38%) Migration
12 49 (6.13%) SDLC
13 47 (5.88%) OO
14 43 (5.38%) Software Engineering
15 36 (4.50%) Open Source
15 36 (4.50%) Project Management
16 35 (4.38%) E-Commerce
16 35 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (3.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 232 (29.00%) JavaScript
2 214 (26.75%) C#
3 137 (17.13%) Java
4 101 (12.63%) T-SQL
5 68 (8.50%) PHP
6 43 (5.38%) VB.NET
7 38 (4.75%) C
8 37 (4.63%) PowerShell
9 29 (3.63%) Python
10 24 (3.00%) XPath
11 20 (2.50%) PROC SQL
12 19 (2.38%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.25%) Perl
14 17 (2.13%) VBA
15 16 (2.00%) SAS Macro
16 14 (1.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 13 (1.63%) Apex Code
18 11 (1.38%) R
18 11 (1.38%) TypeScript
19 10 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (9.88%) Degree
2 37 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (2.75%) ISEB
5 9 (1.13%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.88%) MCSA
6 7 (0.88%) MCSE
7 6 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.75%) LPIC
7 6 (0.75%) PhD
8 5 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.63%) PMP
9 4 (0.50%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.50%) OSCE
9 4 (0.50%) OSCP
10 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.38%) SAS Certification
10 3 (0.38%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.00%) QA
2 16 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.00%) SLA
3 6 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.25%) FINRA
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.88%) Docker
4 13 (1.63%) vSphere
5 12 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.88%) XenApp
8 6 (0.75%) Firmware
9 5 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.38%) HDFS
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (1.88%) SCOM
2 10 (1.25%) SCCM
3 6 (0.75%) Backup Exec
3 6 (0.75%) Capistrano
3 6 (0.75%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.75%) Pingdom
4 5 (0.63%) SCVMM
4 5 (0.63%) WSUS
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.38%) Netcool
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.25%) Ansible
7 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.25%) Nagios
7 2 (0.25%) Puppet
7 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 238 (29.75%) Microsoft
2 82 (10.25%) Oracle
3 52 (6.50%) VMware
4 37 (4.63%) Tableau
5 23 (2.88%) NetApp
6 22 (2.75%) EMC
6 22 (2.75%) Sybase
7 21 (2.63%) Cisco
8 19 (2.38%) Citrix
9 16 (2.00%) Xamarin
10 15 (1.88%) Cognos
11 14 (1.75%) Veeam
12 13 (1.63%) HP
12 13 (1.63%) IBM
12 13 (1.63%) Sitecore
13 12 (1.50%) 3PAR
13 12 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.25%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.00%) iManage
16 7 (0.88%) Synology