Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 776 706 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.46% 18.53% 17.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.64% 42.50% 46.11%
Number of salaries quoted 674 625 722
Birmingham median annual salary £43,250 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.59% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1,629 1,661 1,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.96% 43.60% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,348 1,448 1,409
Birmingham median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,319 £26,250 £27,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 264 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 224 (28.87%) SQL Server
3 195 (25.13%) Finance
4 189 (24.36%) JavaScript
5 183 (23.58%) C#
6 159 (20.49%) .NET
7 158 (20.36%) Business Intelligence
8 152 (19.59%) HTML
9 136 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
10 130 (16.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 128 (16.49%) CSS
12 111 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
13 102 (13.14%) Java
13 102 (13.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 96 (12.37%) ASP.NET
15 94 (12.11%) Data Warehouse
15 94 (12.11%) Microsoft Azure
16 91 (11.73%) Windows
17 84 (10.82%) Degree
18 83 (10.70%) T-SQL
18 83 (10.70%) ETL
19 81 (10.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 74 (9.54%) Oracle
21 71 (9.15%) AngularJS
21 71 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
22 70 (9.02%) Microsoft Excel
23 69 (8.89%) MVC
23 69 (8.89%) Retail
24 68 (8.76%) Computer Science
24 68 (8.76%) Linux

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 29 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.61%) SAS
3 22 (2.84%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.68%) JBoss
5 12 (1.55%) IIS
6 11 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.03%) CMS
8 7 (0.90%) Apache
9 6 (0.77%) Confluence
9 6 (0.77%) WordPress
10 3 (0.39%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.39%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.26%) Drupal
11 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 70 (9.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (3.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 19 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (2.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 17 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (1.16%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.39%) Magento
5 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.26%) Misys Equation
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite
7 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) Movex
7 1 (0.13%) Odoo
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.13%) Relativity
7 1 (0.13%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 94 (12.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.35%) Office 365
4 25 (3.22%) Azure Data Factory
5 24 (3.09%) Dynamics 365
6 23 (2.96%) Force.com
7 13 (1.68%) SaaS
8 11 (1.42%) GitHub
8 11 (1.42%) IaaS
9 10 (1.29%) Serverless
10 8 (1.03%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 7 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.77%) Zapier
13 4 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.52%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.39%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.06%) DNS
2 10 (1.29%) Firewall
2 10 (1.29%) SAN
2 10 (1.29%) SSL
3 6 (0.77%) DHCP
3 6 (0.77%) SMS
3 6 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.64%) Network Security
4 5 (0.64%) WAN
5 3 (0.39%) LAN
5 3 (0.39%) RFID
5 3 (0.39%) WLAN
6 2 (0.26%) Extranet
6 2 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.26%) NAS
6 2 (0.26%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.26%) VLAN
7 1 (0.13%) AMQP
7 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 130 (16.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 102 (13.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (12.11%) Data Warehouse
5 81 (10.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 59 (7.60%) Relational Database
7 55 (7.09%) MySQL
8 52 (6.70%) Power BI
9 39 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (4.77%) Big Data
11 31 (3.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 26 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (3.22%) SQL Server 2014
14 21 (2.71%) Data Lake
15 17 (2.19%) NoSQL
16 16 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
17 15 (1.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 15 (1.93%) MongoDB
18 12 (1.55%) Hadoop
19 11 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 51 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 43 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 24 (3.09%) Subversion
4 23 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (2.71%) webpack
6 20 (2.58%) Jasmine
6 20 (2.58%) Karma Test Runner
6 20 (2.58%) PhantomJS
7 19 (2.45%) JIRA
8 16 (2.06%) Maven
8 16 (2.06%) Selenium
9 14 (1.80%) Jenkins
10 12 (1.55%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.42%) JUnit
12 7 (0.90%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.90%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.77%) GitLab
13 6 (0.77%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.77%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.64%) WATIR
General
1 195 (25.13%) Finance
2 69 (8.89%) Retail
3 52 (6.70%) Banking
4 48 (6.19%) Advertising
5 44 (5.67%) Manufacturing
6 39 (5.03%) Legal
7 19 (2.45%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.45%) International Banking
8 18 (2.32%) Marketing
9 13 (1.68%) Automotive
10 9 (1.16%) Law
11 6 (0.77%) Front Office
11 6 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.77%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 372 (47.94%) Developer
2 176 (22.68%) Analyst
3 81 (10.44%) C# Developer
4 78 (10.05%) Consultant
5 76 (9.79%) Senior Developer
6 73 (9.41%) .NET Developer
7 71 (9.15%) SQL Developer
8 53 (6.83%) Java Developer
9 50 (6.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 47 (6.06%) Software Developer
11 43 (5.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 41 (5.28%) ASP.NET Developer
13 40 (5.15%) Applications Support
13 40 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 38 (4.90%) Support Analyst
15 37 (4.77%) Architect
16 36 (4.64%) Data Analyst
17 33 (4.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 33 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 26 (3.35%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (20.49%) .NET
2 152 (19.59%) HTML
3 128 (16.49%) CSS
4 96 (12.37%) ASP.NET
5 71 (9.15%) AngularJS
6 62 (7.99%) jQuery
7 55 (7.09%) RESTful
8 50 (6.44%) XML
9 43 (5.54%) HTML5
9 43 (5.54%) Spring
10 38 (4.90%) Hibernate
11 37 (4.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (4.77%) JSON
12 32 (4.12%) Entity Framework
13 31 (3.99%) Node.js
14 29 (3.74%) .NET Framework
15 28 (3.61%) REST
16 27 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (3.48%) LINQ
16 27 (3.48%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (8.76%) Computer Science
3 37 (4.77%) Mobile App
4 27 (3.48%) Fintech
5 26 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (2.71%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.80%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.29%) Reference Data
10 9 (1.16%) User Experience
11 8 (1.03%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.90%) iSeries
13 6 (0.77%) AS400
13 6 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
14 5 (0.64%) Replication
15 4 (0.52%) Cyberattack
15 4 (0.52%) PKI
16 3 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (11.73%) Windows
2 68 (8.76%) Linux
3 55 (7.09%) Unix
4 35 (4.51%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.80%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.55%) Android
6 12 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.64%) CentOS
12 3 (0.39%) AIX
12 3 (0.39%) Solaris
12 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.26%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (20.36%) Business Intelligence
2 136 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
4 83 (10.70%) ETL
5 69 (8.89%) MVC
6 66 (8.51%) Analytics
6 66 (8.51%) Web Development
7 61 (7.86%) TDD
8 48 (6.19%) SDLC
9 47 (6.06%) ERP
10 45 (5.80%) Scrum
11 44 (5.67%) CRM
12 42 (5.41%) Logistics
13 41 (5.28%) Data Management
14 38 (4.90%) Data Analysis
14 38 (4.90%) Test Automation
15 33 (4.25%) Business Analysis
15 33 (4.25%) Software Engineering
16 30 (3.87%) Mentoring
16 30 (3.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 189 (24.36%) JavaScript
2 183 (23.58%) C#
3 102 (13.14%) Java
4 83 (10.70%) T-SQL
5 56 (7.22%) PHP
6 35 (4.51%) VBA
7 33 (4.25%) Python
8 31 (3.99%) PowerShell
9 29 (3.74%) C
10 28 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 27 (3.48%) Apex Code
12 17 (2.19%) R
13 13 (1.68%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.55%) Java 8
14 12 (1.55%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.29%) C++
15 10 (1.29%) VB
16 8 (1.03%) VBScript
17 7 (0.90%) Perl
18 6 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 84 (10.82%) Degree
2 39 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.93%) MCSE
5 12 (1.55%) PhD
5 12 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.42%) MCP
7 10 (1.29%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.03%) ISEB
9 6 (0.77%) MCSA
10 5 (0.64%) MCDBA
10 5 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.52%) CISSP
11 4 (0.52%) OCP
11 4 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.26%) CIPD
13 2 (0.26%) CREST Certified
13 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.64%) SLA
2 32 (4.12%) QA
3 30 (3.87%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.90%) PMO
5 6 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.39%) COBIT
6 3 (0.39%) GPG13
6 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) BS7666
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.84%) VMware Workstation
5 11 (1.42%) Docker
5 11 (1.42%) HDFS
5 11 (1.42%) vSphere
6 10 (1.29%) XenApp
6 10 (1.29%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.39%) Firmware
10 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.26%) Squid
11 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (1.93%) SCCM
2 6 (0.77%) WSUS
3 4 (0.52%) Ansible
3 4 (0.52%) SCOM
4 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.39%) Puppet
4 3 (0.39%) Terraform
5 2 (0.26%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.26%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.26%) Nagios
5 2 (0.26%) Nessus
5 2 (0.26%) Netcool
5 2 (0.26%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.13%) Control-M
6 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 264 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 74 (9.54%) Oracle
3 59 (7.60%) VMware
4 33 (4.25%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (3.35%) NetApp
6 25 (3.22%) JD Edwards
7 23 (2.96%) EMC
8 22 (2.84%) 3PAR
9 20 (2.58%) Tableau
10 19 (2.45%) Citrix
11 18 (2.32%) Xamarin
12 14 (1.80%) SAP
12 14 (1.80%) Veeam
13 13 (1.68%) Informatica
14 11 (1.42%) Sitecore
15 10 (1.29%) Capita
16 9 (1.16%) Infor
17 8 (1.03%) Epicor
17 8 (1.03%) SolarWinds
18 7 (0.90%) BMC