Period
to 21 November 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 779 787 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.05% 16.67% 19.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.13% 42.06% 45.32%
Number of salaries quoted 713 675 775
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £29,000 £21,500 £25,200
90th Percentile £63,000 £59,900 £60,750
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 1894 1871 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 48.74% 39.63% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1643 1563 1542
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,925
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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 248 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 230 (29.53%) Microsoft
3 205 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 191 (24.52%) HTML
5 189 (24.26%) .NET
6 182 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
7 180 (23.11%) Finance
8 175 (22.46%) C#
9 174 (22.34%) CSS
10 133 (17.07%) Java
10 133 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
11 115 (14.76%) ASP.NET
12 110 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 108 (13.86%) MVC
14 106 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
15 98 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 95 (12.20%) Scrum
17 94 (12.07%) Windows
18 89 (11.42%) T-SQL
19 85 (10.91%) Oracle
19 85 (10.91%) Degree
20 84 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
21 77 (9.88%) AngularJS
22 76 (9.76%) RESTful
23 73 (9.37%) Test Automation
23 73 (9.37%) Retail
24 72 (9.24%) TDD
25 71 (9.11%) XML
26 69 (8.86%) QA
27 68 (8.73%) PHP

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 40 (5.13%) SAS
2 30 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.34%) CMS
4 22 (2.82%) Skype for Business
5 19 (2.44%) JBoss
5 19 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.54%) Drupal
6 12 (1.54%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.41%) IIS
8 7 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.90%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.51%) Apache
11 4 (0.51%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.51%) Confluence
11 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 57 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.39%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.13%) Actimize
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 106 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.18%) Force.com
4 14 (1.80%) Office 365
5 11 (1.41%) SaaS
6 9 (1.16%) GitHub
7 8 (1.03%) Firebase
8 7 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (0.90%) Datadog
9 6 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.39%) IaaS
10 3 (0.39%) PaaS
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.26%) Serverless
12 1 (0.13%) Asana
12 1 (0.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.57%) SAN
2 18 (2.31%) DNS
3 14 (1.80%) WAN
4 13 (1.67%) DHCP
5 12 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.28%) Firewall
7 9 (1.16%) Internet
7 9 (1.16%) LAN
7 9 (1.16%) Skype
8 8 (1.03%) ATM
9 6 (0.77%) VPN
10 5 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.51%) MPLS
11 4 (0.51%) RFID
11 4 (0.51%) WLAN
12 3 (0.39%) ISDN
12 3 (0.39%) Network Security
12 3 (0.39%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 110 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 98 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (7.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 52 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (6.68%) MySQL
6 47 (6.03%) MongoDB
6 47 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 46 (5.91%) Relational Database
8 40 (5.13%) NoSQL
9 38 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (4.24%) Power BI
11 27 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
12 24 (3.08%) Big Data
13 21 (2.70%) QlikView
14 20 (2.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 19 (2.44%) Base SAS
15 19 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
16 17 (2.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 16 (2.05%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 47 (6.03%) Git (software)
2 44 (5.65%) Selenium
3 38 (4.88%) JUnit
4 35 (4.49%) Jenkins
5 29 (3.72%) Cucumber
5 29 (3.72%) Visual Studio
6 23 (2.95%) Maven
7 22 (2.82%) JIRA
8 20 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (2.57%) WebDriver
9 19 (2.44%) JMeter
10 18 (2.31%) ProC
10 18 (2.31%) Subversion
11 17 (2.18%) Bitbucket
12 16 (2.05%) TestNG
13 14 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (1.67%) Jasmine
14 13 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
15 12 (1.54%) WATIR
16 11 (1.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 180 (23.11%) Finance
2 73 (9.37%) Retail
3 63 (8.09%) Banking
4 33 (4.24%) Marketing
5 29 (3.72%) Legal
6 19 (2.44%) Automotive
7 16 (2.05%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.93%) Advertising
9 14 (1.80%) Law
10 10 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.03%) Front Office
13 5 (0.64%) Back Office
14 4 (0.51%) Games
14 4 (0.51%) Publishing
15 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.26%) International Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 378 (48.52%) Developer
2 128 (16.43%) Analyst
3 92 (11.81%) .NET Developer
4 91 (11.68%) Senior Developer
5 80 (10.27%) SQL Developer
6 66 (8.47%) Java Developer
7 60 (7.70%) C# Developer
8 56 (7.19%) Consultant
9 49 (6.29%) Architect
10 43 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 42 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
12 38 (4.88%) Data Analyst
12 38 (4.88%) DBA
13 31 (3.98%) PHP Developer
13 31 (3.98%) SQL Analyst
14 30 (3.85%) SQL DBA
15 29 (3.72%) HTML Developer
15 29 (3.72%) Web Developer
16 28 (3.59%) Applications Support
16 28 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (24.52%) HTML
2 189 (24.26%) .NET
3 174 (22.34%) CSS
4 115 (14.76%) ASP.NET
5 77 (9.88%) AngularJS
6 76 (9.76%) RESTful
7 71 (9.11%) XML
8 68 (8.73%) jQuery
9 61 (7.83%) Spring
10 52 (6.68%) HTML5
10 52 (6.68%) Web Services
11 44 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (5.65%) Hibernate
12 37 (4.75%) .NET Framework
12 37 (4.75%) REST
12 37 (4.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (4.49%) .NET Core
13 35 (4.49%) Node.js
14 34 (4.36%) Entity Framework
14 34 (4.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 47 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.08%) Fintech
5 19 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.18%) Reference Data
7 15 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.80%) Social Media
9 13 (1.67%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.67%) User Experience
10 12 (1.54%) Replication
11 11 (1.41%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.16%) iSeries
13 8 (1.03%) AS400
13 8 (1.03%) NHS
14 7 (0.90%) PKI
15 6 (0.77%) Clustering
15 6 (0.77%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.07%) Windows
2 61 (7.83%) Unix
3 56 (7.19%) Linux
4 33 (4.24%) Windows Server
5 27 (3.47%) Android
6 23 (2.95%) Apple iOS
7 18 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.80%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.54%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.03%) AIX
12 7 (0.90%) OS/400
13 6 (0.77%) Solaris
14 5 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.26%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.13%) Debian
17 1 (0.13%) HPUX
17 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
3 108 (13.86%) MVC
4 95 (12.20%) Scrum
5 73 (9.37%) Test Automation
6 72 (9.24%) TDD
7 64 (8.22%) Web Development
8 63 (8.09%) Analytics
9 58 (7.45%) BDD
10 56 (7.19%) Mentoring
11 54 (6.93%) ETL
12 45 (5.78%) Migration
13 44 (5.65%) SDLC
14 36 (4.62%) E-Commerce
14 36 (4.62%) Open Source
14 36 (4.62%) Project Management
14 36 (4.62%) Software Engineering
15 34 (4.36%) OO
16 31 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 205 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 175 (22.46%) C#
3 133 (17.07%) Java
4 89 (11.42%) T-SQL
5 68 (8.73%) PHP
6 37 (4.75%) C
6 37 (4.75%) Python
7 35 (4.49%) VB.NET
8 32 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 29 (3.72%) VBA
10 24 (3.08%) PL/SQL
11 20 (2.57%) XPath
12 18 (2.31%) Apex Code
12 18 (2.31%) PROC SQL
13 16 (2.05%) SAS Macro
14 15 (1.93%) Perl
14 15 (1.93%) R
15 10 (1.28%) Ruby
16 8 (1.03%) RPG
16 8 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (10.91%) Degree
2 38 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.31%) ISEB
3 18 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.28%) PhD
5 7 (0.90%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.64%) CISSP
6 5 (0.64%) CREST Certified
6 5 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.64%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.51%) MCSE
8 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.39%) OSCE
8 3 (0.39%) OSCP
8 3 (0.39%) PMP
9 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.26%) LPIC
9 2 (0.26%) MCSA
9 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.26%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.86%) QA
2 33 (4.24%) Data Quality
3 20 (2.57%) SLA
4 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.51%) PMO
5 2 (0.26%) COBIT
5 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.26%) GPG13
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.13%) FINRA
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 39 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.18%) VMware Workstation
4 15 (1.93%) Docker
5 14 (1.80%) vSphere
6 10 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.77%) XenApp
8 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.39%) HDFS
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.26%) Firmware
10 2 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (0.90%) Capistrano
1 7 (0.90%) Pingdom
1 7 (0.90%) SCCM
2 5 (0.64%) Netcool
2 5 (0.64%) WSUS
3 4 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.51%) Nagios
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.51%) SCOM
4 3 (0.39%) Ansible
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.39%) Puppet
5 2 (0.26%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.26%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.26%) Nessus
5 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 230 (29.53%) Microsoft
2 85 (10.91%) Oracle
3 56 (7.19%) VMware
4 26 (3.34%) Tableau
5 24 (3.08%) EMC
6 23 (2.95%) NetApp
7 19 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (2.18%) 3PAR
8 17 (2.18%) Cisco
9 16 (2.05%) Veeam
10 15 (1.93%) Informatica
11 13 (1.67%) Citrix
11 13 (1.67%) Sybase
12 12 (1.54%) Sitecore
13 10 (1.28%) Xamarin
14 9 (1.16%) HP
14 9 (1.16%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.16%) SAP
15 8 (1.03%) Cognos
15 8 (1.03%) iManage