Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 593 749 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.61% 19.76% 16.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.07% 41.38% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 495 677 663
Birmingham median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,340 £63,750 £59,550
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%

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 1,444 1,810 1,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 40.45% 47.76% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,201 1,559 1,566
Birmingham median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.97%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL.

1 232 (39.12%) Microsoft
2 185 (31.20%) C#
2 185 (31.20%) .NET
3 152 (25.63%) SQL Server
4 145 (24.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 135 (22.77%) JavaScript
6 127 (21.42%) Finance
7 124 (20.91%) Web Services
8 123 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
9 116 (19.56%) HTML
10 107 (18.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 99 (16.69%) ASP.NET
12 97 (16.36%) Java
12 97 (16.36%) Relational Database
13 96 (16.19%) Windows
14 95 (16.02%) CSS
15 87 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
16 83 (14.00%) VMware
17 82 (13.83%) Project Management
18 74 (12.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 74 (12.48%) MVC
19 72 (12.14%) Degree
19 72 (12.14%) AngularJS
19 72 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
20 71 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
21 67 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
22 65 (10.96%) Analytics
22 65 (10.96%) Office 365
23 64 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
24 63 (10.62%) PL/SQL

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 31 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.05%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.52%) Joomla!
5 9 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.84%) SAS
7 5 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.34%) Apache
10 2 (0.34%) CMS
10 2 (0.34%) DNN
10 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 62 (10.46%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.34%) Maya
7 1 (0.17%) ArchiCAD
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.17%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.17%) Mingle
7 1 (0.17%) Revit
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.18%) NetSuite
5 6 (1.01%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.67%) JDE OneWorld
7 3 (0.51%) Carpe Diem
7 3 (0.51%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.34%) FastStats
8 2 (0.34%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite
9 1 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.17%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.17%) Sage 500
9 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 145 (24.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (10.96%) Office 365
4 47 (7.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 45 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
5 45 (7.59%) Amazon S3
6 29 (4.89%) Amazon SQS
7 28 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (4.55%) Serverless
9 23 (3.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 23 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 22 (3.71%) Amazon EMR
10 22 (3.71%) Amazon Kinesis
10 22 (3.71%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (1.69%) IaaS
11 10 (1.69%) PaaS
12 5 (0.84%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (0.67%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.72%) Firewall
2 27 (4.55%) SAN
3 22 (3.71%) Network Security
4 19 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
5 17 (2.87%) IPsec
6 9 (1.52%) Spanning Tree
6 9 (1.52%) VLAN
7 8 (1.35%) IPv6
7 8 (1.35%) VSAN
8 6 (1.01%) FTP
8 6 (1.01%) LAN
8 6 (1.01%) WAN
8 6 (1.01%) Wireless
9 5 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.84%) VoIP
10 4 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.67%) HTTP
10 4 (0.67%) Intranet
10 4 (0.67%) Skype
11 2 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (25.63%) SQL Server
2 107 (18.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 97 (16.36%) Relational Database
4 74 (12.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (10.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 58 (9.78%) NoSQL
7 50 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (7.59%) Amazon RDS
9 44 (7.42%) Power BI
10 39 (6.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 37 (6.24%) RDBMS
12 33 (5.56%) MySQL
13 27 (4.55%) MongoDB
13 27 (4.55%) Oracle Database
14 26 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (4.22%) Amazon Redshift
16 24 (4.05%) Cosmos DB
17 23 (3.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 18 (3.04%) Oracle Database 12c
19 17 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 33 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (4.89%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 15 (2.53%) webpack
6 14 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
6 14 (2.36%) PhantomJS
7 13 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (1.85%) Rational Rose
9 10 (1.69%) Selenium
10 9 (1.52%) JIRA
11 8 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (1.18%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.18%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.01%) Subversion
14 5 (0.84%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.67%) JUnit
15 4 (0.67%) Maven
General
1 127 (21.42%) Finance
2 27 (4.55%) Retail
3 18 (3.04%) Marketing
4 13 (2.19%) Legal
5 12 (2.02%) Advertising
6 11 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.69%) Automotive
7 10 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.84%) Games
8 5 (0.84%) Local Government
9 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 274 (46.21%) Developer
2 81 (13.66%) C# Developer
3 64 (10.79%) Analyst
4 62 (10.46%) .NET Developer
4 62 (10.46%) Senior Developer
5 55 (9.27%) Architect
6 51 (8.60%) Solutions Architect
7 45 (7.59%) Consultant
8 41 (6.91%) Cloud Architect
9 39 (6.58%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 39 (6.58%) SQL Developer
10 35 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 33 (5.56%) DBA
12 31 (5.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 29 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
14 25 (4.22%) Java Developer
15 24 (4.05%) Software Developer
16 23 (3.88%) SQL DBA
17 22 (3.71%) Administrator
17 22 (3.71%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (31.20%) .NET
2 124 (20.91%) Web Services
3 116 (19.56%) HTML
4 99 (16.69%) ASP.NET
5 95 (16.02%) CSS
6 72 (12.14%) AngularJS
7 62 (10.46%) jQuery
8 58 (9.78%) JSON
9 52 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 51 (8.60%) Node.js
11 45 (7.59%) HTML5
12 42 (7.08%) Spring
13 40 (6.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 35 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (5.73%) LINQ
16 33 (5.56%) .NET Framework
17 32 (5.40%) React
18 31 (5.23%) REST
19 27 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
19 27 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (9.78%) Self-Motivation
3 47 (7.93%) Data Centre
4 28 (4.72%) Private Cloud
5 27 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 24 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 23 (3.88%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.70%) HP StoreVirtual
8 16 (2.70%) User Experience
9 15 (2.53%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.36%) Fintech
10 14 (2.36%) iSeries
11 12 (2.02%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.85%) AS400
12 11 (1.85%) Clustering
13 10 (1.69%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.35%) Fat Client
14 8 (1.35%) NHS
14 8 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.19%) Windows
2 39 (6.58%) Windows Server
3 36 (6.07%) Linux
4 22 (3.71%) Windows 7
5 18 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.70%) Unix
6 16 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 16 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.84%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.67%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.67%) SUSE
10 4 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.51%) Android
11 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (13.83%) Project Management
4 74 (12.48%) MVC
5 65 (10.96%) Analytics
6 59 (9.95%) TDD
7 57 (9.61%) ETL
8 55 (9.27%) ITIL
9 52 (8.77%) Presales
10 51 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (8.60%) Web Development
11 49 (8.26%) Software Engineering
12 40 (6.75%) Scrum
13 39 (6.58%) Data Modelling
14 36 (6.07%) Computer Science
15 35 (5.90%) Workflow
16 34 (5.73%) SOA
16 34 (5.73%) Technical Architecture
16 34 (5.73%) Test Automation
17 33 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 185 (31.20%) C#
2 135 (22.77%) JavaScript
3 97 (16.36%) Java
4 63 (10.62%) PL/SQL
5 62 (10.46%) T-SQL
6 51 (8.60%) Python
7 45 (7.59%) PowerShell
8 28 (4.72%) PHP
8 28 (4.72%) Scala
9 25 (4.22%) VB
10 24 (4.05%) VBScript
11 22 (3.71%) Shell Script
11 22 (3.71%) VBA
12 19 (3.20%) TypeScript
13 18 (3.04%) RPG
14 16 (2.70%) VB.NET
15 15 (2.53%) Bash Shell
16 13 (2.19%) RPG IV
17 9 (1.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 7 (1.18%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 72 (12.14%) Degree
2 64 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (7.42%) MCSE
4 38 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (5.23%) Security Cleared
6 24 (4.05%) MCSA
7 15 (2.53%) MCP
8 11 (1.85%) Master's Degree
9 8 (1.35%) MCPD
10 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.84%) RHCA
10 5 (0.84%) RHCE
10 5 (0.84%) RHCSA
10 5 (0.84%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.67%) AAT
11 4 (0.67%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.51%) ACCA
12 3 (0.51%) CIMA
12 3 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.07%) GDPR
2 17 (2.87%) QA
3 15 (2.53%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.36%) SLA
5 2 (0.34%) PMO
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.17%) IFRS
6 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 67 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (10.46%) Active Directory
3 43 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
5 16 (2.70%) Terminal Services
5 16 (2.70%) vSphere
6 13 (2.19%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.85%) XenApp
8 8 (1.35%) VMware NSX
9 7 (1.18%) Docker
10 6 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.34%) HDFS
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.17%) KVM
12 1 (0.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 24 (4.05%) SCCM
1 24 (4.05%) WSUS
2 13 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.35%) Ansible
4 7 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (1.18%) Puppet
5 5 (0.84%) Linux-HA
5 5 (0.84%) Terraform
6 4 (0.67%) HP ALM
6 4 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.51%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.51%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.34%) SCOM
9 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 232 (39.12%) Microsoft
2 83 (14.00%) VMware
3 62 (10.46%) Oracle
4 28 (4.72%) HP
5 26 (4.38%) Cisco
6 23 (3.88%) NetApp
7 21 (3.54%) Xamarin
8 19 (3.20%) Citrix
9 18 (3.04%) SAP
10 16 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 16 (2.70%) SonicWALL
10 16 (2.70%) Tableau
11 15 (2.53%) IBM
12 13 (2.19%) JD Edwards
13 12 (2.02%) Dell
14 10 (1.69%) Remedy
15 8 (1.35%) Dell Compellent
16 7 (1.18%) Informatica
16 7 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
17 6 (1.01%) Red Hat