Period
to 19 May 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 134 97
Rank change year-on-year -46 -37 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 108 209 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.39% 2.21% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.29% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 99 161 253
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,450 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% -1.11%

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 7,415 9,126 9,465
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 96.57% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,708 7,082 7,824
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £61,425
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 +1 34 £42,500 -1.16% 5
Staffordshire +9 32 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Herefordshire -2 11 £50,000 +35.14% 2
Coventry +29 7 £32,500 -9.49% 2
Shropshire -14 6 £36,000 - 1
Warwickshire -30 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Walsall -2 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Wolverhampton +18 1 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Solihull -2 1 £42,500 - 1
Stourbridge -2 1 £25,500 -
Sutton Coldfield -8 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Worcestershire -32 1 £45,000 +5.88%
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, SQL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 106 (98.15%) SQL
2 56 (51.85%) SQL Server
3 40 (37.04%) T-SQL
4 34 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (26.85%) .NET
6 29 (26.85%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (24.07%) Web Services
7 26 (24.07%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (24.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
9 23 (21.30%) SOA
9 23 (21.30%) C#
10 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (16.67%) PL/SQL
12 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET
12 17 (15.74%) ETL
13 16 (14.81%) Oracle
13 16 (14.81%) Java
13 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
13 16 (14.81%) MVC
13 16 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (14.81%) Oracle Database
13 16 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (13.89%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (12.96%) Oracle Forms
15 14 (12.96%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (12.96%) Finance
16 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database 11g

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 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (0.93%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Raiser's Edge
2 5 (4.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.93%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (9.26%) Power Platform
2 4 (3.70%) SaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 30 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (24.07%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (24.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (14.81%) Oracle Database
4 16 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (13.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (12.96%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (9.26%) Power BI
8 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
10 6 (5.56%) OLAP
10 6 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (4.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
11 5 (4.63%) QlikView
12 4 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.48%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.70%) Moq
5 4 (3.70%) NUnit
5 4 (3.70%) ReSharper
5 4 (3.70%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) Gatling
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) JMeter
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Marketing
3 7 (6.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Electronics
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.85%) .NET
2 26 (24.07%) Web Services
3 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET
4 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (12.04%) CSS
5 13 (12.04%) HTML
6 10 (9.26%) AngularJS
6 10 (9.26%) jQuery
6 10 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (7.41%) WCF
9 5 (4.63%) XML
10 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (3.70%) REST
10 4 (3.70%) SOAP
11 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.85%) Entity Framework
13 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (0.93%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.85%) Fintech
5 2 (1.85%) Replication
5 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) CCTV
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Unix
2 1 (0.93%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (26.85%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (21.30%) SOA
4 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.74%) ETL
6 16 (14.81%) MVC
7 11 (10.19%) Data Development
7 11 (10.19%) Mathematics
8 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.48%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (6.48%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (6.48%) Project Management
9 7 (6.48%) Visualisation
10 6 (5.56%) Analytics
10 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
10 6 (5.56%) CRM
10 6 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (5.56%) Data Management
10 6 (5.56%) Data Protection
10 6 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 106 (98.15%) SQL
2 40 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 23 (21.30%) C#
4 18 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 16 (14.81%) Java
5 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.85%) VB
7 2 (1.85%) VB6
8 1 (0.93%) Java 8
8 1 (0.93%) Python
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.85%) MCSD
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.81%) Oracle
3 11 (10.19%) Cognos
4 7 (6.48%) Tableau
5 5 (4.63%) IBM
6 3 (2.78%) Infor
7 2 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) Percona