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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 324 403 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.70% 17.14% 21.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.91% 45.28% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 285 363 339
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £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 792 890 767
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 43.26% 37.86% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 668 776 687
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Birmingham

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 246 (35.60%) .NET
2 243 (35.17%) SQL Server
3 209 (30.25%) C#
4 187 (27.06%) Microsoft
5 184 (26.63%) JavaScript
6 181 (26.19%) HTML
7 167 (24.17%) ASP.NET
8 155 (22.43%) CSS
9 141 (20.41%) Finance
10 131 (18.96%) MS Excel
11 125 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
12 123 (17.80%) MVC
13 106 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
14 95 (13.75%) Oracle
15 94 (13.60%) Windows
16 90 (13.02%) T-SQL
17 87 (12.59%) VB.NET
18 80 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 79 (11.43%) Degree
19 79 (11.43%) VMware
20 77 (11.14%) jQuery
21 74 (10.71%) Java
22 73 (10.56%) Linux
22 73 (10.56%) Web Development
23 72 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
24 70 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
25 68 (9.84%) XML
26 66 (9.55%) Visual Studio
27 62 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
28 60 (8.68%) 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 (4.05%) IIS
2 20 (2.89%) SAS
2 20 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.46%) Skype for Business
4 16 (2.32%) JBoss
4 16 (2.32%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.87%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.72%) Apache
8 5 (0.72%) CMS
8 5 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.58%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.43%) WordPress
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 131 (18.96%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.76%) MS Office
3 10 (1.45%) SPSS
4 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.29%) MS Project
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) Blender
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.87%) Shopify
5 5 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.72%) Magento
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.58%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.58%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.29%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.14%) JDE World
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 70 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (2.89%) IaaS
4 20 (2.89%) PaaS
5 19 (2.75%) Office 365
6 15 (2.17%) SaaS
7 4 (0.58%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.92%) SSL
2 25 (3.62%) DNS
2 25 (3.62%) Firewall
3 21 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.03%) SAN
5 13 (1.88%) HTTP
6 10 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (1.30%) DHCP
7 9 (1.30%) IPv4
8 7 (1.01%) Internet
9 5 (0.72%) LAN
9 5 (0.72%) WAN
10 4 (0.58%) SNMP
10 4 (0.58%) VPN
11 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.43%) NAS
11 3 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.29%) IPsec
12 2 (0.29%) IPv6
12 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (35.17%) SQL Server
2 80 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (8.68%) MySQL
4 47 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (6.80%) Relational Database
5 42 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (5.35%) DB2
7 29 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (3.62%) NoSQL
10 24 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 23 (3.33%) Big Data
12 19 (2.75%) MongoDB
13 17 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.88%) MS Access
14 13 (1.88%) QlikView
15 12 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (1.59%) Data Mart
16 11 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 66 (9.55%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.62%) Selenium
4 17 (2.46%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.88%) WebDriver
6 11 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.59%) JIRA
7 10 (1.45%) Mercurial
8 9 (1.30%) MSBuild
8 9 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.01%) JUnit
9 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.72%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.72%) Maven
11 3 (0.43%) JSUnit
11 3 (0.43%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.43%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.43%) Subversion
12 2 (0.29%) Ant
General
1 141 (20.41%) Finance
2 47 (6.80%) Retail
3 35 (5.07%) Publishing
4 32 (4.63%) Banking
5 27 (3.91%) Marketing
6 24 (3.47%) Games
7 22 (3.18%) Automotive
8 18 (2.60%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.17%) Legal
10 11 (1.59%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.45%) Advertising
12 8 (1.16%) International Banking
13 7 (1.01%) Electronics
14 6 (0.87%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.58%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.43%) Law
17 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
18 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 269 (38.93%) Developer
2 140 (20.26%) Analyst
3 125 (18.09%) .NET Developer
4 79 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 66 (9.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (7.96%) SQL Developer
7 52 (7.53%) Senior Developer
8 41 (5.93%) Architect
9 40 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
10 37 (5.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 35 (5.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (4.34%) Consultant
13 30 (4.34%) Data Analyst
14 29 (4.20%) Tester
15 28 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
15 28 (4.05%) Software Developer
15 28 (4.05%) Test Analyst
16 27 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 27 (3.91%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (35.60%) .NET
2 181 (26.19%) HTML
3 167 (24.17%) ASP.NET
4 155 (22.43%) CSS
5 77 (11.14%) jQuery
6 68 (9.84%) XML
7 56 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (7.24%) Web Services
9 49 (7.09%) .NET Framework
10 38 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (5.50%) Entity Framework
11 37 (5.35%) AngularJS
11 37 (5.35%) WCF
12 35 (5.07%) HTML5
13 34 (4.92%) Ajax
14 31 (4.49%) REST
15 28 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 27 (3.91%) J2EE
17 25 (3.62%) LINQ
18 23 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.24%) Data Centre
3 37 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 36 (5.21%) CMDB
5 28 (4.05%) iPad
6 25 (3.62%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.74%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.01%) Clustering
11 6 (0.87%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.87%) Replication
12 5 (0.72%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.72%) Fintech
12 5 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.72%) Social Media
13 4 (0.58%) NHS
13 4 (0.58%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.58%) User Experience
14 3 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (13.60%) Windows
2 73 (10.56%) Linux
3 47 (6.80%) Windows Server
4 32 (4.63%) Unix
5 30 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.88%) Android
7 13 (1.88%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.87%) AIX
10 6 (0.87%) Solaris
11 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) HPUX
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (17.80%) MVC
3 106 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
4 73 (10.56%) Web Development
5 56 (8.10%) CRM
6 52 (7.53%) IT Strategy
7 51 (7.38%) Software Engineering
8 49 (7.09%) E-Commerce
9 47 (6.80%) Project Management
10 46 (6.66%) Scrum
10 46 (6.66%) TDD
11 45 (6.51%) Line Management
12 44 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (5.93%) Service Delivery
14 40 (5.79%) Mentoring
14 40 (5.79%) Presales
15 37 (5.35%) Business Analysis
16 36 (5.21%) ITIL
17 32 (4.63%) ETL
18 31 (4.49%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 209 (30.25%) C#
2 184 (26.63%) JavaScript
3 90 (13.02%) T-SQL
4 87 (12.59%) VB.NET
5 74 (10.71%) Java
6 22 (3.18%) PHP
6 22 (3.18%) VBA
7 18 (2.60%) C
7 18 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 15 (2.17%) R
9 14 (2.03%) Python
10 12 (1.74%) C++
11 10 (1.45%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.01%) VB
13 6 (0.87%) XAML
14 5 (0.72%) Perl
14 5 (0.72%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.43%) Ruby
16 2 (0.29%) UniBasic
16 2 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 79 (11.43%) Degree
2 38 (5.50%) ISEB
3 22 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.04%) PMI Certification
4 21 (3.04%) PMP
5 16 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (2.17%) LPIC
7 10 (1.45%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.87%) MCSE
9 5 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.43%) MCSA
11 3 (0.43%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.29%) RHCA
12 2 (0.29%) RHCE
12 2 (0.29%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.10%) QA
2 15 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.72%) SLA
5 4 (0.58%) SDET
6 2 (0.29%) DICOM
6 2 (0.29%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) BS7666
System Software
1 72 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (6.66%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (2.46%) Firmware
4 17 (2.46%) VMware Workstation
5 16 (2.32%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.74%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.30%) Docker
7 9 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (1.30%) vSphere
8 8 (1.16%) XenApp
9 4 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.58%) NFS
10 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.29%) HDFS
11 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (3.18%) SCCM
2 21 (3.04%) SCOM
2 21 (3.04%) SCVMM
3 16 (2.32%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.17%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.58%) EdgeSight
5 4 (0.58%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.43%) Nagios
6 3 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.14%) Ansible
8 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.14%) Oozie
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
8 1 (0.14%) Salt
8 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 187 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 95 (13.75%) Oracle
3 79 (11.43%) VMware
4 51 (7.38%) Citrix
5 48 (6.95%) NetApp
6 37 (5.35%) EMC
6 37 (5.35%) HP
6 37 (5.35%) IBM
7 32 (4.63%) Cisco
8 29 (4.20%) CheckPoint
9 23 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 22 (3.18%) Cognos
11 21 (3.04%) BMC
12 20 (2.89%) Juniper
13 17 (2.46%) 3PAR
14 14 (2.03%) SAP
15 12 (1.74%) Tableau
16 11 (1.59%) Dell
16 11 (1.59%) Sybase
17 9 (1.30%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £17500 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago