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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 451 343 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.32% 14.54% 17.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.65% 45.79% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 385 290 289
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,800
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 988 749 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 51.09% 31.75% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 841 633 703
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 272 (36.86%) SQL Server
2 261 (35.37%) .NET
3 235 (31.84%) C#
4 220 (29.81%) Microsoft
5 209 (28.32%) JavaScript
6 207 (28.05%) HTML
7 186 (25.20%) CSS
8 163 (22.09%) ASP.NET
9 144 (19.51%) Finance
10 143 (19.38%) Business Intelligence
11 130 (17.62%) MVC
12 124 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
13 119 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
14 113 (15.31%) T-SQL
15 97 (13.14%) Oracle
16 90 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 82 (11.11%) XML
18 78 (10.57%) Java
19 77 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 74 (10.03%) Web Development
20 74 (10.03%) Windows
21 71 (9.62%) VB.NET
21 71 (9.62%) jQuery
22 70 (9.49%) Linux
23 68 (9.21%) MySQL
24 66 (8.94%) .NET Framework
24 66 (8.94%) Retail
25 64 (8.67%) Degree
25 64 (8.67%) AngularJS
26 63 (8.54%) Visual Studio

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 41 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.25%) SAS
3 19 (2.57%) IIS
4 12 (1.63%) Skype for Business
5 7 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.68%) JBoss
7 5 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.41%) CMS
9 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.27%) Apache
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.14%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 61 (8.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.41%) SPSS
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.54%) Fredhopper
3 4 (0.54%) Magento
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.54%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.27%) Actimize
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.27%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.14%) JDE World
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 119 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.79%) Office 365
4 23 (3.12%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (3.12%) SaaS
5 21 (2.85%) IaaS
6 17 (2.30%) PaaS
7 7 (0.95%) Firebase
8 5 (0.68%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 5 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.71%) SSL
2 17 (2.30%) Firewall
3 16 (2.17%) DNS
4 8 (1.08%) SAN
4 8 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.81%) HTTP
6 5 (0.68%) Internet
6 5 (0.68%) LAN
6 5 (0.68%) VPN
6 5 (0.68%) WAN
6 5 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.54%) DHCP
8 3 (0.41%) IPv4
8 3 (0.41%) NAS
8 3 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.27%) ATM
9 2 (0.27%) IPsec
9 2 (0.27%) Network Security
9 2 (0.27%) SNMP
10 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (36.86%) SQL Server
2 90 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (9.21%) MySQL
5 62 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 48 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 46 (6.23%) Relational Database
9 35 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (4.61%) DB2
11 33 (4.47%) QlikView
11 33 (4.47%) SQL Server 2014
12 32 (4.34%) MongoDB
13 29 (3.93%) Power BI
14 27 (3.66%) NoSQL
15 26 (3.52%) Big Data
16 19 (2.57%) Data Mart
17 18 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
18 17 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
18 17 (2.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (8.54%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.25%) Selenium
4 22 (2.98%) Git (software)
5 21 (2.85%) Jenkins
6 19 (2.57%) JUnit
7 17 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.22%) JIRA
8 9 (1.22%) JSUnit
9 8 (1.08%) MSBuild
9 8 (1.08%) NUnit
10 7 (0.95%) Jasmine
10 7 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.95%) PhantomJS
10 7 (0.95%) webpack
11 6 (0.81%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.68%) TestNG
12 5 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 144 (19.51%) Finance
2 66 (8.94%) Retail
3 34 (4.61%) Legal
3 34 (4.61%) Marketing
4 30 (4.07%) Publishing
5 21 (2.85%) Games
6 18 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.30%) Automotive
8 12 (1.63%) Advertising
8 12 (1.63%) Banking
9 7 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.81%) Electronics
11 5 (0.68%) Back Office
12 4 (0.54%) Front Office
12 4 (0.54%) International Banking
12 4 (0.54%) Law
13 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 351 (47.56%) Developer
2 136 (18.43%) Analyst
3 125 (16.94%) .NET Developer
4 83 (11.25%) C# Developer
5 79 (10.70%) SQL Developer
6 73 (9.89%) Senior Developer
7 64 (8.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 50 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 49 (6.64%) Architect
10 43 (5.83%) Java Developer
11 38 (5.15%) Data Analyst
11 38 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
12 36 (4.88%) Software Developer
13 35 (4.74%) ASP.NET Developer
14 34 (4.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 32 (4.34%) Senior .NET Developer
16 31 (4.20%) Consultant
16 31 (4.20%) DBA
16 31 (4.20%) Web Developer
17 30 (4.07%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (35.37%) .NET
2 207 (28.05%) HTML
3 186 (25.20%) CSS
4 163 (22.09%) ASP.NET
5 82 (11.11%) XML
6 71 (9.62%) jQuery
7 66 (8.94%) .NET Framework
8 64 (8.67%) AngularJS
9 54 (7.32%) Entity Framework
10 53 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (6.50%) Web Services
12 46 (6.23%) HTML5
13 43 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 40 (5.42%) REST
15 33 (4.47%) WCF
16 30 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 30 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 29 (3.93%) Ajax
17 29 (3.93%) LINQ
17 29 (3.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.05%) Data Centre
3 37 (5.01%) Mobile App
4 31 (4.20%) CMDB
5 27 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.17%) Fintech
7 15 (2.03%) iPad
8 13 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.49%) Replication
10 9 (1.22%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.22%) NHS
10 9 (1.22%) Social Media
11 6 (0.81%) AS400
11 6 (0.81%) Clustering
12 5 (0.68%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.68%) iSeries
12 5 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (10.03%) Windows
2 70 (9.49%) Linux
3 36 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.93%) Unix
5 23 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.03%) Android
8 13 (1.76%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.81%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.68%) Solaris
11 4 (0.54%) AIX
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.14%) Debian
14 1 (0.14%) HPUX
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (19.38%) Business Intelligence
2 130 (17.62%) MVC
3 124 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (10.03%) Web Development
5 61 (8.27%) Scrum
6 59 (7.99%) TDD
7 58 (7.86%) Test Automation
8 54 (7.32%) CRM
8 54 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 54 (7.32%) Project Management
9 52 (7.05%) OO
10 51 (6.91%) Software Engineering
11 47 (6.37%) ETL
12 46 (6.23%) E-Commerce
13 44 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (5.69%) Migration
15 39 (5.28%) Business Analysis
15 39 (5.28%) IT Strategy
16 37 (5.01%) Line Management
16 37 (5.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 235 (31.84%) C#
2 209 (28.32%) JavaScript
3 113 (15.31%) T-SQL
4 78 (10.57%) Java
5 71 (9.62%) VB.NET
6 25 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 24 (3.25%) PHP
8 18 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 17 (2.30%) C
10 15 (2.03%) R
10 15 (2.03%) VBA
11 11 (1.49%) C++
11 11 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 11 (1.49%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.36%) XPath
13 7 (0.95%) Perl
13 7 (0.95%) Python
13 7 (0.95%) XAML
14 6 (0.81%) VB
15 5 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 64 (8.67%) Degree
2 31 (4.20%) ISEB
3 27 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 18 (2.44%) PMP
5 17 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.76%) LPIC
7 10 (1.36%) MCSA
8 8 (1.08%) MCSE
9 5 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.54%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.54%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.27%) RHCE
12 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.45%) QA
2 13 (1.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) BS7666
4 1 (0.14%) FINRA
4 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.17%) Firmware
6 12 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.54%) vSphere
8 3 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.41%) XenApp
9 2 (0.27%) Docker
9 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.14%) HDFS
10 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (3.79%) SCOM
2 18 (2.44%) SCCM
2 18 (2.44%) SCVMM
3 14 (1.90%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.76%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.54%) Nagios
6 3 (0.41%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.27%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.14%) Ansible
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
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
1 220 (29.81%) Microsoft
2 97 (13.14%) Oracle
3 58 (7.86%) VMware
4 35 (4.74%) Citrix
4 35 (4.74%) NetApp
5 33 (4.47%) IBM
6 29 (3.93%) EMC
6 29 (3.93%) Tableau
7 28 (3.79%) Cognos
8 25 (3.39%) HP
9 21 (2.85%) Cisco
10 20 (2.71%) CheckPoint
10 20 (2.71%) Xamarin
11 19 (2.57%) Red Hat
12 18 (2.44%) BMC
13 17 (2.30%) Juniper
13 17 (2.30%) Sybase
14 13 (1.76%) SAP
15 12 (1.63%) 3PAR
16 7 (0.95%) iManage
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Outsource UK Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Churchill Frank
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IGI Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IGI Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago