Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 105 68
Rank change year-on-year -4 -37 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 275 296 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.71% 2.58% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 2.68% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 227 257 379
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -1.41%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9777 11043 10507
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8024 8750 8737
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the West Midlands

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL Developer in the West Midlands

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in the West Midlands

SQL Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +22 77 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Staffordshire -13 51 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Coventry +35 42 £37,500 -16.67%
Warwickshire +23 42 £32,500 +9.24%
Shropshire +4 22 £40,000 +23.08% 1
West Bromwich +6 11 £50,000 +25.00%
Worcestershire 0 9 £35,000 - 1
Solihull 0 8 £47,000 +39.26% 4
Herefordshire +4 3 £40,000 - 1
Dudley +11 1 £42,500 +41.67%
Sutton Coldfield +5 1 £35,000 +16.67%
Wolverhampton -1 1 £31,500 -16.00%
Halesowen -39 1 £37,500 +50.00%
SQL Developer
England

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, SQL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 271 (98.55%) SQL
2 157 (57.09%) .NET
3 156 (56.73%) SQL Server
4 136 (49.45%) C#
5 106 (38.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 102 (37.09%) JavaScript
7 101 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 99 (36.00%) T-SQL
9 89 (32.36%) Microsoft
10 86 (31.27%) Business Intelligence
11 84 (30.55%) CSS
12 77 (28.00%) ASP.NET
12 77 (28.00%) HTML
13 75 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
14 51 (18.55%) AngularJS
15 50 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 48 (17.45%) Microsoft Azure
17 45 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
17 45 (16.36%) MVC
18 39 (14.18%) VB.NET
19 36 (13.09%) MySQL
20 34 (12.36%) jQuery
21 31 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
22 30 (10.91%) Retail
22 30 (10.91%) C
23 28 (10.18%) PHP
23 28 (10.18%) E-Commerce
23 28 (10.18%) ETL
23 28 (10.18%) HTML5
24 25 (9.09%) Power BI

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (2.55%) CMS
2 5 (1.82%) nginx
3 2 (0.73%) SAS
3 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.73%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.36%) Confluence
4 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.36%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.36%) iTrent
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.55%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.09%) GitHub
4 3 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.18%) ATM
2 2 (0.73%) SMS
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (56.73%) SQL Server
2 106 (38.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 101 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 45 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (13.09%) MySQL
7 25 (9.09%) Power BI
8 23 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (6.18%) NoSQL
10 15 (5.45%) QlikView
11 14 (5.09%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (5.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (4.73%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (4.36%) Data Mart
14 11 (4.00%) MongoDB
14 11 (4.00%) Oracle Database
14 11 (4.00%) Relational Database
15 10 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
16 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.55%) gulp
5 5 (1.82%) JIRA
6 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.73%) Grunt
7 2 (0.73%) Subversion
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (10.91%) Retail
2 16 (5.82%) Electronics
3 15 (5.45%) Finance
4 9 (3.27%) Marketing
5 6 (2.18%) Legal
6 5 (1.82%) Law
7 3 (1.09%) Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (57.09%) .NET
2 84 (30.55%) CSS
3 77 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 77 (28.00%) HTML
4 51 (18.55%) AngularJS
5 34 (12.36%) jQuery
6 31 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (10.18%) HTML5
8 24 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (8.73%) CSS3
9 19 (6.91%) Web Services
10 17 (6.18%) Node.js
11 16 (5.82%) .NET Framework
12 14 (5.09%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (4.36%) WCF
13 12 (4.36%) WPF
14 11 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (3.64%) RESTful
16 8 (2.91%) Entity Framework
17 7 (2.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.36%) Algorithms
1 12 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.55%) Fintech
4 5 (1.82%) iPad
4 5 (1.82%) Replication
5 4 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.73%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.73%) FMCG
6 2 (0.73%) HoloLens
6 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.09%) Android
1 14 (5.09%) Apple iOS
2 11 (4.00%) Windows
3 8 (2.91%) Linux
4 2 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.27%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (16.36%) MVC
4 28 (10.18%) E-Commerce
4 28 (10.18%) ETL
5 23 (8.36%) SDLC
5 23 (8.36%) Web Development
6 20 (7.27%) Analytics
7 19 (6.91%) Business Analysis
8 15 (5.45%) Change Management
8 15 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (5.09%) OO
9 14 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (4.36%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.00%) Front End Development
12 10 (3.64%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (3.64%) Proactive Monitoring
12 10 (3.64%) Project Management
12 10 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (3.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 271 (98.55%) SQL
2 136 (49.45%) C#
3 102 (37.09%) JavaScript
4 99 (36.00%) T-SQL
5 39 (14.18%) VB.NET
6 30 (10.91%) C
7 28 (10.18%) PHP
8 16 (5.82%) VB
9 15 (5.45%) Java
10 14 (5.09%) Ruby
10 14 (5.09%) VB6
11 13 (4.73%) PL/SQL
12 12 (4.36%) Python
13 8 (2.91%) C++
14 6 (2.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (2.18%) R
15 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (6.55%) Degree
2 10 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.73%) MCSD
3 2 (0.73%) MCTS
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.27%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (32.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.09%) Oracle
3 12 (4.36%) Tableau
4 5 (1.82%) Cognos
4 5 (1.82%) Google
4 5 (1.82%) iManage
5 4 (1.45%) IBM
6 2 (0.73%) Jitterbit
6 2 (0.73%) Telerik
6 2 (0.73%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.36%) Aareon
7 1 (0.36%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.36%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.36%) RedGate
7 1 (0.36%) SAP