Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 103 97
Rank change year-on-year -77 -6 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 115 301 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.34% 3.05% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 3.16% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 99 248 284
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,250 £27,075
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £49,400
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 8,276 9,518 11,342
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.41% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,437 7,904 8,976
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +11 39 £42,500 +21.43% 8
Birmingham -46 26 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Warwickshire +11 19 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Wolverhampton - 8 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 7 £40,000 -
Shropshire -15 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Worcestershire +2 4 £24,000 -31.43%
Coventry -34 2 £50,000 +39.86% 3
Walsall - 2 £40,000 -
Solihull -16 1 £57,500 +38.55% 3
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 114 (99.13%) SQL
2 80 (69.57%) SQL Server
3 66 (57.39%) T-SQL
4 60 (52.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (46.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (41.74%) ETL
7 44 (38.26%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (33.91%) Finance
9 32 (27.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (24.35%) .NET
11 26 (22.61%) Microsoft
12 24 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (17.39%) Data Modelling
15 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
15 18 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (13.91%) C#
17 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
17 15 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (13.04%) Entity Framework
17 15 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (13.04%) Data Development
18 14 (12.17%) .NET Framework
18 14 (12.17%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (12.17%) HTML
19 13 (11.30%) ERP
19 13 (11.30%) Tableau
19 13 (11.30%) SDLC
19 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
20 12 (10.43%) Node.js

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 (0.87%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.87%) CMS
1 1 (0.87%) NServiceBus
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (7.83%) FastStats
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.87%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.61%) IaaS
2 3 (2.61%) PaaS
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) HTTP
1 1 (0.87%) Internet
1 1 (0.87%) SMS
1 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 60 (52.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (46.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (27.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (12.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (9.57%) Oracle Database
8 11 (9.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (9.57%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (8.70%) Power BI
10 9 (7.83%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (6.96%) MS Access
11 8 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (6.09%) Spotfire
13 6 (5.22%) MySQL
13 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
13 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.35%) JUnit
2 5 (4.35%) Maven
3 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.61%) Subversion
3 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.87%) MSTest
5 1 (0.87%) NUnit
General
1 39 (33.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Advertising
3 2 (1.74%) Automotive
3 2 (1.74%) Games
3 2 (1.74%) Marketing
3 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.35%) .NET
2 15 (13.04%) Entity Framework
3 14 (12.17%) .NET Framework
3 14 (12.17%) HTML
4 12 (10.43%) CSS
4 12 (10.43%) Node.js
5 11 (9.57%) JSON
6 9 (7.83%) jQuery
7 7 (6.09%) Web Services
7 7 (6.09%) WinForms
8 6 (5.22%) Ajax
9 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.35%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.35%) J2EE
10 4 (3.48%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.48%) XML
11 3 (2.61%) EDI
11 3 (2.61%) Java EE
11 3 (2.61%) Struts
12 2 (1.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.70%) Fintech
2 10 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.70%) Replication
3 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.61%) iSeries
5 2 (1.74%) AS400
5 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.87%) SCADA
6 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.87%) Social Media
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Windows
2 3 (2.61%) Linux
2 3 (2.61%) Unix
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) ETL
2 44 (38.26%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 18 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (13.04%) Data Development
7 13 (11.30%) ERP
7 13 (11.30%) SDLC
8 11 (9.57%) Data Analysis
8 11 (9.57%) OO
8 11 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (8.70%) Data Security
9 10 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.70%) Statistics
10 9 (7.83%) Machine Learning
10 9 (7.83%) Migration
11 8 (6.96%) Analytics
11 8 (6.96%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (6.09%) Capacity Management
12 7 (6.09%) Code Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 114 (99.13%) SQL
2 66 (57.39%) T-SQL
3 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.91%) C#
5 11 (9.57%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.96%) Java
7 6 (5.22%) Python
8 5 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.61%) RPG
9 3 (2.61%) RPG IV
10 2 (1.74%) PHP
10 2 (1.74%) VB
11 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.22%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.61%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.87%) MCSD
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) GDPR
1 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.30%) Tableau
3 12 (10.43%) Cognos
3 12 (10.43%) Oracle
4 10 (8.70%) Alteryx
5 6 (5.22%) IDERA
6 3 (2.61%) Apple
6 3 (2.61%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.74%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.87%) OutSystems