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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 451 336 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.12% 14.24% 17.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.22% 44.39% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 404 290 344
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,475 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,375 £57,500 £57,125
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 1020 757 876
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 52.28% 32.08% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1896 1457 1889
Median salary £42,500 £38,891 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.27% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 301 (37.67%) SQL Server
2 286 (35.79%) .NET
3 255 (31.91%) Microsoft
4 254 (31.79%) C#
5 227 (28.41%) HTML
6 220 (27.53%) JavaScript
7 200 (25.03%) CSS
8 165 (20.65%) ASP.NET
9 155 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
10 152 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
11 148 (18.52%) Finance
12 136 (17.02%) MVC
13 133 (16.65%) T-SQL
14 128 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
15 109 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 92 (11.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 90 (11.26%) XML
18 89 (11.14%) Oracle
19 88 (11.01%) Java
20 85 (10.64%) Windows
21 78 (9.76%) jQuery
21 78 (9.76%) AngularJS
22 77 (9.64%) Scrum
23 75 (9.39%) VB.NET
23 75 (9.39%) Retail
24 74 (9.26%) Web Development
25 73 (9.14%) TDD
26 72 (9.01%) .NET Framework
26 72 (9.01%) Linux
27 70 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel

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 47 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.13%) SAS
3 23 (2.88%) IIS
4 15 (1.88%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.00%) CMS
7 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.38%) Mule
11 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.25%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.25%) Drupal
11 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.13%) Confluence
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 70 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.50%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.38%) Actimize
5 3 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.38%) Magento
5 3 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.25%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.13%) assyst
7 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 128 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (3.75%) Office 365
3 29 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (3.00%) SaaS
5 18 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (2.00%) IaaS
7 12 (1.50%) PaaS
8 10 (1.25%) Firebase
9 8 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.63%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 5 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.50%) GitHub
12 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.13%) Asana
13 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.13%) DNS
2 18 (2.25%) SSL
3 17 (2.13%) Firewall
4 16 (2.00%) SAN
4 16 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.63%) DHCP
5 13 (1.63%) WAN
6 10 (1.25%) Internet
7 9 (1.13%) LAN
7 9 (1.13%) VPN
7 9 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.00%) HTTP
9 7 (0.88%) ATM
10 5 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.38%) MPLS
13 2 (0.25%) Intranet
13 2 (0.25%) NAS
13 2 (0.25%) Network Security
13 2 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (37.67%) SQL Server
2 109 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 92 (11.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (8.76%) MySQL
5 66 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 60 (7.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 57 (7.13%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (6.63%) Relational Database
9 44 (5.51%) MongoDB
10 43 (5.38%) QlikView
11 42 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 38 (4.76%) Power BI
13 36 (4.51%) SQL Server 2014
14 32 (4.01%) DB2
14 32 (4.01%) NoSQL
15 26 (3.25%) Big Data
16 20 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
17 17 (2.13%) Data Mart
18 16 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
18 16 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 62 (7.76%) Visual Studio
2 34 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 26 (3.25%) JUnit
3 26 (3.25%) Selenium
3 26 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 14 (1.75%) JIRA
6 14 (1.75%) JSUnit
7 12 (1.50%) Jasmine
7 12 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (1.25%) PhantomJS
8 10 (1.25%) webpack
9 9 (1.13%) TestNG
10 8 (1.00%) Mercurial
10 8 (1.00%) NUnit
10 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.88%) Android Studio
11 7 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 148 (18.52%) Finance
2 75 (9.39%) Retail
3 44 (5.51%) Legal
4 38 (4.76%) Marketing
5 24 (3.00%) Publishing
6 22 (2.75%) Games
7 16 (2.00%) Automotive
8 15 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.50%) Law
10 11 (1.38%) Advertising
11 9 (1.13%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.75%) Back Office
12 6 (0.75%) Banking
13 4 (0.50%) Electronics
13 4 (0.50%) Front Office
14 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 402 (50.31%) Developer
2 134 (16.77%) .NET Developer
3 127 (15.89%) Analyst
4 92 (11.51%) SQL Developer
5 87 (10.89%) C# Developer
6 84 (10.51%) Senior Developer
7 66 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 58 (7.26%) Java Developer
9 55 (6.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 49 (6.13%) Architect
11 37 (4.63%) DBA
11 37 (4.63%) Senior .NET Developer
12 36 (4.51%) Data Analyst
13 35 (4.38%) Software Developer
13 35 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
14 34 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
14 34 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 34 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 33 (4.13%) Web Developer
16 31 (3.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (35.79%) .NET
2 227 (28.41%) HTML
3 200 (25.03%) CSS
4 165 (20.65%) ASP.NET
5 90 (11.26%) XML
6 78 (9.76%) AngularJS
6 78 (9.76%) jQuery
7 72 (9.01%) .NET Framework
8 64 (8.01%) HTML5
9 55 (6.88%) Web Services
10 54 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (6.76%) Entity Framework
11 52 (6.51%) REST
12 46 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 40 (5.01%) RESTful
14 37 (4.63%) Spring
15 33 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 32 (4.01%) WCF
17 31 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 27 (3.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.51%) Data Centre
3 46 (5.76%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.13%) CMDB
5 22 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.75%) Fintech
6 15 (1.88%) Replication
7 14 (1.75%) iPad
7 14 (1.75%) NHS
7 14 (1.75%) Social Media
8 12 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.13%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.75%) AS400
11 6 (0.75%) Clustering
11 6 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.75%) iSeries
11 6 (0.75%) User Experience
12 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 85 (10.64%) Windows
2 72 (9.01%) Linux
3 41 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 32 (4.01%) Unix
5 26 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (2.13%) Android
8 13 (1.63%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.00%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.63%) Solaris
11 5 (0.63%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.38%) AIX
14 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
2 152 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (17.02%) MVC
4 77 (9.64%) Scrum
5 74 (9.26%) Web Development
6 73 (9.14%) TDD
7 65 (8.14%) OO
8 62 (7.76%) Mentoring
9 60 (7.51%) Test Automation
10 55 (6.88%) ETL
11 50 (6.26%) Project Management
12 48 (6.01%) CRM
12 48 (6.01%) Migration
13 42 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 41 (5.13%) E-Commerce
14 41 (5.13%) Software Engineering
15 39 (4.88%) BDD
15 39 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (4.88%) ITIL
16 36 (4.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 254 (31.79%) C#
2 220 (27.53%) JavaScript
3 133 (16.65%) T-SQL
4 88 (11.01%) Java
5 75 (9.39%) VB.NET
6 30 (3.75%) PHP
7 28 (3.50%) PowerShell
8 25 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 22 (2.75%) C
10 18 (2.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 16 (2.00%) R
12 14 (1.75%) TypeScript
12 14 (1.75%) VBA
12 14 (1.75%) XPath
13 12 (1.50%) C++
14 8 (1.00%) Perl
15 7 (0.88%) Python
15 7 (0.88%) VB
15 7 (0.88%) XAML
16 6 (0.75%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (6.88%) Degree
2 32 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.38%) ISEB
4 18 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.63%) PMP
7 12 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (1.50%) LPIC
8 10 (1.25%) MCSA
8 10 (1.25%) MCSE
9 5 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.63%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.50%) CREST Certified
10 4 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.50%) OSCP
10 4 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.50%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.88%) QA
2 12 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (1.50%) SLA
3 7 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.25%) FINRA
5 1 (0.13%) BS7666
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 54 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.88%) Firmware
4 15 (1.88%) VMware Workstation
5 13 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.13%) vSphere
7 3 (0.38%) Docker
7 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.38%) XenApp
8 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (3.63%) SCOM
2 18 (2.25%) SCCM
3 13 (1.63%) Backup Exec
3 13 (1.63%) SCVMM
4 12 (1.50%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.63%) WSUS
6 4 (0.50%) Nagios
7 3 (0.38%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.13%) Ansible
9 1 (0.13%) Control-M
9 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 255 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 89 (11.14%) Oracle
3 65 (8.14%) VMware
4 45 (5.63%) Tableau
5 34 (4.26%) NetApp
6 31 (3.88%) EMC
7 30 (3.75%) Citrix
8 27 (3.38%) IBM
9 26 (3.25%) Cognos
10 22 (2.75%) Cisco
11 20 (2.50%) HP
12 19 (2.38%) Xamarin
13 16 (2.00%) Red Hat
13 16 (2.00%) Sybase
14 15 (1.88%) 3PAR
15 13 (1.63%) BMC
15 13 (1.63%) CheckPoint
16 12 (1.50%) iManage
16 12 (1.50%) Juniper
17 9 (1.13%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bens inc BUPA,pension,flexible hrs
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £62000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 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)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Acorns Childrens Hospice Trust
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago