Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 106 107
Rank change year-on-year -63 +1 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 125 267 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.52% 2.67% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.77% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 103 218 238
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £32,700 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,575 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 7,898 9,649 10,689
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.61% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6,092 7,876 8,478
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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
Staffordshire +16 44 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Birmingham -25 40 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Warwickshire +14 19 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Wolverhampton +19 8 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Sutton Coldfield -20 5 £40,000 +14.29%
Shropshire -11 3 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Walsall +2 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Coventry -18 2 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Solihull -4 1 £57,500 +17.35% 1
Worcestershire -9 1 £36,207 +3.45% 1
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 123 (98.40%) SQL
2 81 (64.80%) SQL Server
3 62 (49.60%) T-SQL
4 57 (45.60%) ETL
5 55 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (42.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (36.80%) Finance
8 43 (34.40%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (26.40%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (21.60%) Microsoft
11 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (16.80%) SDLC
12 21 (16.80%) .NET
13 19 (15.20%) C#
13 19 (15.20%) ERP
14 18 (14.40%) Data Modelling
14 18 (14.40%) JavaScript
14 18 (14.40%) Data Development
15 17 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (13.60%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (13.60%) Tableau
16 15 (12.00%) Management Information System
16 15 (12.00%) Cognos
16 15 (12.00%) HTML
16 15 (12.00%) Oracle
17 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Excel
17 14 (11.20%) Java
18 13 (10.40%) Oracle Database
18 13 (10.40%) PL/SQL

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 3 (2.40%) CMS
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.80%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (7.20%) FastStats
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.60%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (26.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.20%) IaaS
2 4 (3.20%) PaaS
3 2 (1.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) HTTP
1 1 (0.80%) Internet
1 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (64.80%) SQL Server
2 55 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (42.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (17.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (10.40%) Oracle Database
6 12 (9.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (9.60%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (9.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (8.80%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (8.80%) Power BI
8 8 (6.40%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (6.40%) MS Access
9 7 (5.60%) Spotfire
10 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
11 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (2.40%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.00%) JUnit
2 5 (4.00%) Maven
3 3 (2.40%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.40%) Subversion
3 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.60%) NUnit
4 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.80%) Gatling
5 1 (0.80%) JIRA
5 1 (0.80%) JMeter
5 1 (0.80%) Moq
5 1 (0.80%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 46 (36.80%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.60%) Automotive
4 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.60%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.80%) .NET
2 15 (12.00%) HTML
3 13 (10.40%) CSS
4 12 (9.60%) Node.js
5 11 (8.80%) JSON
6 10 (8.00%) Entity Framework
7 9 (7.20%) .NET Framework
7 9 (7.20%) EDI
8 8 (6.40%) jQuery
8 8 (6.40%) Web Services
9 7 (5.60%) Middleware
10 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET
11 5 (4.00%) Ajax
11 5 (4.00%) Hibernate
11 5 (4.00%) J2EE
12 4 (3.20%) WinForms
13 3 (2.40%) Java EE
13 3 (2.40%) Struts
14 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (1.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.60%) Fintech
4 9 (7.20%) iSeries
5 7 (5.60%) AS400
6 6 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (4.80%) Replication
7 2 (1.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.80%) SCADA
8 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Windows
2 3 (2.40%) Linux
2 3 (2.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.60%) ETL
2 43 (34.40%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.80%) SDLC
5 19 (15.20%) ERP
6 18 (14.40%) Data Development
6 18 (14.40%) Data Modelling
7 17 (13.60%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (9.60%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (9.60%) Mentoring
8 12 (9.60%) SOA
9 11 (8.80%) Data Security
9 11 (8.80%) Decision-Making
10 10 (8.00%) Code Optimisation
10 10 (8.00%) Machine Learning
10 10 (8.00%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.00%) Workflow
11 9 (7.20%) Business Continuity Planning
11 9 (7.20%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (7.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (98.40%) SQL
2 62 (49.60%) T-SQL
3 19 (15.20%) C#
4 18 (14.40%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.20%) Java
6 13 (10.40%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.20%) RPG
7 9 (7.20%) RPG IV
8 8 (6.40%) Python
9 7 (5.60%) VB
10 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.80%) PHP
11 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.60%) Degree
2 5 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.40%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.80%) MCSD
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) GDPR
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (21.60%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.60%) Tableau
3 15 (12.00%) Cognos
3 15 (12.00%) Oracle
4 12 (9.60%) Alteryx
5 9 (7.20%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.40%) Apple
7 2 (1.60%) IDERA
7 2 (1.60%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.60%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.60%) UiPath
8 1 (0.80%) Blue Prism