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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 374 379 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.19% 15.46% 19.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.84% 45.83% 44.77%
Number of salaries quoted 326 328 332
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 873 827 822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 47.14% 33.73% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 740 711 730
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.50%  

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 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 259 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 254 (36.39%) .NET
3 218 (31.23%) C#
4 198 (28.37%) Microsoft
5 191 (27.36%) HTML
6 190 (27.22%) JavaScript
7 164 (23.50%) CSS
8 162 (23.21%) ASP.NET
9 138 (19.77%) Finance
10 129 (18.48%) Business Intelligence
11 126 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
12 122 (17.48%) MVC
13 103 (14.76%) T-SQL
14 90 (12.89%) Oracle
15 87 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 85 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
17 82 (11.75%) Windows
18 79 (11.32%) VB.NET
19 75 (10.74%) XML
20 74 (10.60%) Web Development
20 74 (10.60%) jQuery
21 70 (10.03%) Java
22 67 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
23 66 (9.46%) Degree
24 65 (9.31%) MySQL
24 65 (9.31%) VMware
25 64 (9.17%) Visual Studio
25 64 (9.17%) Linux
26 63 (9.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 61 (8.74%) Analytical Skills

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 24 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.01%) SAS
3 17 (2.44%) IIS
4 15 (2.15%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.72%) JBoss
5 12 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.29%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.72%) Apache
8 5 (0.72%) CMS
8 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.57%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.43%) WordPress
11 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (7.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.57%) SPSS
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.86%) Magento
5 4 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.57%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.57%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.43%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.29%) Shopify
8 1 (0.14%) assyst
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 85 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (3.15%) Office 365
4 18 (2.58%) IaaS
5 17 (2.44%) PaaS
5 17 (2.44%) SaaS
6 4 (0.57%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 4 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.57%) Firebase
7 3 (0.43%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.44%) SSL
2 19 (2.72%) Firewall
3 16 (2.29%) DNS
4 10 (1.43%) SAN
5 9 (1.29%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.15%) HTTP
7 5 (0.72%) IPv4
7 5 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.57%) Internet
9 3 (0.43%) LAN
9 3 (0.43%) NAS
9 3 (0.43%) WAN
9 3 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.29%) DHCP
10 2 (0.29%) SNMP
10 2 (0.29%) VPN
11 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.14%) IPv6
11 1 (0.14%) LDAP
11 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 87 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 67 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (9.31%) MySQL
5 63 (9.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (6.88%) Relational Database
7 43 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 36 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (5.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 29 (4.15%) DB2
11 27 (3.87%) NoSQL
12 25 (3.58%) Big Data
13 22 (3.15%) QlikView
14 20 (2.87%) MongoDB
15 19 (2.72%) SQL Server 2016
16 18 (2.58%) Power BI
17 17 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
18 15 (2.15%) MS Access
19 12 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (9.17%) Visual Studio
2 29 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (4.01%) Selenium
4 17 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.15%) Cucumber
6 13 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.86%) JUnit
7 12 (1.72%) WebDriver
8 10 (1.43%) JIRA
9 9 (1.29%) MSBuild
10 8 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.00%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.72%) JSUnit
12 5 (0.72%) NUnit
12 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.72%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (0.57%) Maven
13 4 (0.57%) PhantomJS
13 4 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 138 (19.77%) Finance
2 57 (8.17%) Retail
3 30 (4.30%) Publishing
4 27 (3.87%) Marketing
5 24 (3.44%) Legal
6 21 (3.01%) Banking
7 20 (2.87%) Automotive
8 19 (2.72%) Games
9 18 (2.58%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.43%) Advertising
11 9 (1.29%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.15%) International Banking
13 7 (1.00%) Electronics
14 4 (0.57%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.29%) Back Office
15 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.29%) Law
15 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.14%) French Language
16 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 300 (42.98%) Developer
2 138 (19.77%) Analyst
3 121 (17.34%) .NET Developer
4 78 (11.17%) C# Developer
5 72 (10.32%) SQL Developer
6 62 (8.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 57 (8.17%) Senior Developer
8 47 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 38 (5.44%) Architect
10 36 (5.16%) ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (4.73%) Data Analyst
12 32 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (4.58%) Test Analyst
13 31 (4.44%) Consultant
13 31 (4.44%) Java Developer
13 31 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
13 31 (4.44%) Web Developer
14 30 (4.30%) Tester
15 29 (4.15%) Software Developer
16 25 (3.58%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (36.39%) .NET
2 191 (27.36%) HTML
3 164 (23.50%) CSS
4 162 (23.21%) ASP.NET
5 75 (10.74%) XML
6 74 (10.60%) jQuery
7 56 (8.02%) .NET Framework
8 51 (7.31%) Web Services
9 50 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (6.59%) AngularJS
11 45 (6.45%) Entity Framework
12 40 (5.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (5.44%) HTML5
14 35 (5.01%) WCF
15 33 (4.73%) REST
16 32 (4.58%) Ajax
17 27 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 27 (3.87%) LINQ
18 23 (3.30%) Spring
18 23 (3.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 31 (4.44%) CMDB
3 31 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.44%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.30%) iPad
6 19 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.15%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.00%) Clustering
9 7 (1.00%) Fintech
9 7 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (0.86%) NHS
10 6 (0.86%) Replication
11 5 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.72%) Social Media
12 4 (0.57%) AS400
12 4 (0.57%) User Experience
13 3 (0.43%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.75%) Windows
2 64 (9.17%) Linux
3 36 (5.16%) Windows Server
4 29 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (3.72%) Unix
6 23 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.58%) Android
9 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.86%) Solaris
11 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.57%) AIX
13 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.14%) Debian
15 1 (0.14%) HPUX
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (18.48%) Business Intelligence
2 126 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (17.48%) MVC
4 74 (10.60%) Web Development
5 54 (7.74%) Scrum
6 53 (7.59%) Project Management
7 52 (7.45%) CRM
8 51 (7.31%) E-Commerce
8 51 (7.31%) TDD
9 49 (7.02%) Software Engineering
10 45 (6.45%) ETL
10 45 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 44 (6.30%) IT Strategy
12 40 (5.73%) Business Analysis
13 39 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (5.59%) OO
14 37 (5.30%) Line Management
15 36 (5.16%) ITIL
16 35 (5.01%) Service Delivery
17 34 (4.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 218 (31.23%) C#
2 190 (27.22%) JavaScript
3 103 (14.76%) T-SQL
4 79 (11.32%) VB.NET
5 70 (10.03%) Java
6 22 (3.15%) PHP
7 19 (2.72%) PL/SQL
8 17 (2.44%) R
9 16 (2.29%) C
10 14 (2.01%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.58%) VBA
12 10 (1.43%) C++
12 10 (1.43%) Python
13 9 (1.29%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.00%) XAML
15 6 (0.86%) VB
16 5 (0.72%) XPath
17 4 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 3 (0.43%) Perl
18 3 (0.43%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (9.46%) Degree
2 35 (5.01%) ISEB
3 19 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.58%) PMI Certification
4 18 (2.58%) PMP
4 18 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (1.86%) LPIC
6 8 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.72%) MCSA
7 5 (0.72%) MCSE
8 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.43%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.43%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.29%) RHCE
9 2 (0.29%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.17%) QA
2 13 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.72%) SLA
5 3 (0.43%) SDET
6 1 (0.14%) BS7666
6 1 (0.14%) DICOM
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 59 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.87%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (2.29%) Firmware
5 15 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (0.86%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.72%) vSphere
8 3 (0.43%) Docker
9 2 (0.29%) XenApp
10 1 (0.14%) HDFS
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (3.01%) SCOM
2 18 (2.58%) SCVMM
3 17 (2.44%) SCCM
4 14 (2.01%) Backup Exec
5 13 (1.86%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.57%) Nagios
7 3 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.14%) Ansible
9 1 (0.14%) Control-M
9 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.14%) Puppet
9 1 (0.14%) Salt
9 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 198 (28.37%) Microsoft
2 90 (12.89%) Oracle
3 65 (9.31%) VMware
4 39 (5.59%) NetApp
5 38 (5.44%) Citrix
6 33 (4.73%) IBM
7 32 (4.58%) EMC
8 31 (4.44%) Cognos
9 26 (3.72%) HP
10 23 (3.30%) Cisco
11 22 (3.15%) CheckPoint
12 19 (2.72%) Red Hat
13 18 (2.58%) BMC
13 18 (2.58%) Tableau
14 17 (2.44%) Juniper
15 15 (2.15%) 3PAR
16 12 (1.72%) SAP
16 12 (1.72%) Sybase
17 9 (1.29%) Xamarin
18 6 (0.86%) Infor
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,999 per annum £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £17500 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago