Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 767 832 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.38% 21.57% 15.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.93% 43.58% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 684 748 661
Birmingham median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,450 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.63% +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 1,707 1,909 1,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 43.14% 49.49% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,440 1,645 1,380
Birmingham median annual salary £43,929 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.14% +0.63% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,425
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £58,870
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 277 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 252 (32.86%) JavaScript
3 246 (32.07%) C#
4 206 (26.86%) .NET
5 198 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 196 (25.55%) Finance
7 182 (23.73%) HTML
8 158 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
9 153 (19.95%) CSS
10 135 (17.60%) Business Intelligence
10 135 (17.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 123 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 116 (15.12%) ASP.NET
13 113 (14.73%) Windows
13 113 (14.73%) AngularJS
14 109 (14.21%) Java
15 103 (13.43%) TDD
16 100 (13.04%) T-SQL
16 100 (13.04%) MVC
17 96 (12.52%) Relational Database
18 95 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 95 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
19 85 (11.08%) Degree
19 85 (11.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 83 (10.82%) Web Development
21 80 (10.43%) jQuery
22 76 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
23 74 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel
24 73 (9.52%) Computer Science
25 67 (8.74%) Scrum

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 25 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.48%) SAS
3 15 (1.96%) IIS
4 13 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.56%) JBoss
6 11 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.17%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.04%) Apache
8 8 (1.04%) Confluence
8 8 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.78%) WordPress
10 5 (0.65%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.65%) OpenEdge
11 3 (0.39%) CMS
11 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 74 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 19 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (1.17%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 4 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.39%) Magento
9 2 (0.26%) Infor LN
9 2 (0.26%) Misys Equation
9 2 (0.26%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
10 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.13%) Maximo
10 1 (0.13%) Movex
10 1 (0.13%) Odoo
10 1 (0.13%) Relativity
10 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.13%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 123 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (5.22%) Office 365
3 39 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (3.00%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (2.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 17 (2.22%) Force.com
7 13 (1.69%) GitHub
8 12 (1.56%) SaaS
9 10 (1.30%) IaaS
10 9 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (1.17%) Serverless
11 7 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.78%) Zapier
13 5 (0.65%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 5 (0.65%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.52%) BrowserStack
15 3 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.87%) Firewall
1 22 (2.87%) SAN
2 13 (1.69%) DNS
3 11 (1.43%) SSL
4 9 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (1.17%) Skype
5 7 (0.91%) Wireless
6 6 (0.78%) DHCP
6 6 (0.78%) SMS
7 5 (0.65%) HTTP
7 5 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.52%) IPsec
8 4 (0.52%) NAS
8 4 (0.52%) Network Security
8 4 (0.52%) VLAN
8 4 (0.52%) WAN
9 3 (0.39%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.26%) LAN
10 2 (0.26%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (0.26%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 135 (17.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 96 (12.52%) Relational Database
4 95 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (11.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 76 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (6.52%) MySQL
7 50 (6.52%) Power BI
8 49 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 47 (6.13%) NoSQL
10 35 (4.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 31 (4.04%) Big Data
12 28 (3.65%) MongoDB
13 25 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
14 23 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
16 17 (2.22%) Data Lake
17 15 (1.96%) Oracle Database
18 14 (1.83%) Hadoop
19 13 (1.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 48 (6.26%) Git (software)
2 43 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 41 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (4.17%) Jasmine
5 30 (3.91%) webpack
6 29 (3.78%) Karma Test Runner
6 29 (3.78%) PhantomJS
7 27 (3.52%) JIRA
7 27 (3.52%) Subversion
8 20 (2.61%) Maven
9 18 (2.35%) Jenkins
10 16 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (1.96%) Selenium
12 11 (1.43%) JUnit
13 9 (1.17%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.17%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.17%) TestNG
14 8 (1.04%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.91%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 196 (25.55%) Finance
2 62 (8.08%) Retail
3 48 (6.26%) Advertising
4 43 (5.61%) Legal
5 33 (4.30%) Marketing
6 30 (3.91%) Banking
7 20 (2.61%) Financial Institution
8 17 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.83%) Automotive
10 10 (1.30%) International Banking
11 7 (0.91%) Law
12 4 (0.52%) Front Office
12 4 (0.52%) Games
13 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 387 (50.46%) Developer
2 126 (16.43%) Analyst
3 109 (14.21%) C# Developer
4 94 (12.26%) .NET Developer
5 80 (10.43%) Senior Developer
6 71 (9.26%) Consultant
7 60 (7.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 46 (6.00%) Software Developer
10 43 (5.61%) SQL Developer
11 40 (5.22%) Architect
12 37 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
12 37 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 37 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 37 (4.82%) DBA
13 31 (4.04%) Administrator
13 31 (4.04%) SQL DBA
14 30 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 28 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 28 (3.65%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (26.86%) .NET
2 182 (23.73%) HTML
3 153 (19.95%) CSS
4 116 (15.12%) ASP.NET
5 113 (14.73%) AngularJS
6 80 (10.43%) jQuery
7 66 (8.60%) JSON
8 58 (7.56%) HTML5
9 52 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 52 (6.78%) XML
10 51 (6.65%) RESTful
10 51 (6.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 50 (6.52%) Spring
12 49 (6.39%) LINQ
13 48 (6.26%) Hibernate
13 48 (6.26%) Web Services
14 47 (6.13%) KnockoutJS
15 45 (5.87%) Node.js
16 40 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (4.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 64 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.26%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.22%) Fintech
7 17 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.83%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.69%) User Experience
10 12 (1.56%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.56%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.04%) EPoS
12 7 (0.91%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.52%) HP StoreVirtual
14 3 (0.39%) Graphic Design
14 3 (0.39%) iSeries
14 3 (0.39%) Social Media
14 3 (0.39%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.26%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 113 (14.73%) Windows
2 61 (7.95%) Linux
3 50 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 36 (4.69%) Unix
5 16 (2.09%) Windows 10
6 15 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.56%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.17%) CentOS
10 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.39%) AIX
12 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.26%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (17.60%) Business Intelligence
3 103 (13.43%) TDD
4 100 (13.04%) MVC
5 95 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
6 83 (10.82%) Web Development
7 67 (8.74%) ETL
7 67 (8.74%) Scrum
8 59 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 57 (7.43%) Analytics
10 50 (6.52%) SDLC
11 41 (5.35%) ERP
12 39 (5.08%) OO
13 38 (4.95%) Test Automation
14 37 (4.82%) CRM
15 36 (4.69%) BDD
16 32 (4.17%) Microservices
16 32 (4.17%) Project Management
17 31 (4.04%) Mentoring
18 29 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 252 (32.86%) JavaScript
2 246 (32.07%) C#
3 109 (14.21%) Java
4 100 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 47 (6.13%) PowerShell
6 44 (5.74%) PHP
7 26 (3.39%) Java 8
8 24 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 24 (3.13%) Python
9 23 (3.00%) VB.NET
10 22 (2.87%) TypeScript
11 19 (2.48%) Apex Code
12 17 (2.22%) C
13 16 (2.09%) VB
14 15 (1.96%) VBA
14 15 (1.96%) VBScript
15 14 (1.83%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.69%) R
17 12 (1.56%) Scala
18 8 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 85 (11.08%) Degree
2 48 (6.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.48%) MCSE
5 17 (2.22%) MCP
6 13 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.56%) Master's Degree
8 11 (1.43%) ISEB
9 8 (1.04%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.65%) MCDBA
10 5 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.65%) PhD
11 4 (0.52%) MCSA
11 4 (0.52%) OCP
11 4 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.52%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.26%) ACCA
12 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.13%) SLA
2 28 (3.65%) QA
3 8 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.65%) PMO
6 3 (0.39%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.22%) Docker
4 17 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.09%) vSphere
6 13 (1.69%) XenApp
7 10 (1.30%) HDFS
7 10 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.52%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.39%) Firmware
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.26%) Squid
11 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (2.74%) SCCM
2 12 (1.56%) WSUS
3 9 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.52%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.52%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.52%) SCOM
5 4 (0.52%) Terraform
6 3 (0.39%) Ansible
6 3 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.26%) Control-M
7 2 (0.26%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.26%) Puppet
7 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 277 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.21%) Oracle
3 60 (7.82%) VMware
4 33 (4.30%) Xamarin
5 26 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (2.87%) Citrix
6 22 (2.87%) NetApp
7 18 (2.35%) Tableau
8 17 (2.22%) Remedy
9 15 (1.96%) HP
10 12 (1.56%) Sybase
11 11 (1.43%) SAP
12 10 (1.30%) Capita
12 10 (1.30%) Cisco
12 10 (1.30%) EMC
12 10 (1.30%) Google
12 10 (1.30%) SolarWinds
12 10 (1.30%) Veeam
13 9 (1.17%) 3PAR
13 9 (1.17%) Dell