The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

SQL Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 97 73
Rank change year-on-year -11 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 4 19 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% 1.28% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.31% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 35
Median salary £55,000 £49,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.67% +23.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £23,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1157 1445 1451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.62% 97.37% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1132 1194
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Cambridge

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in Cambridge

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Cambridge

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cambridge region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) Banking
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
5 7 (38.89%) WCF
5 7 (38.89%) LINQ
5 7 (38.89%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) WPF
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) NUnit
8 4 (22.22%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) XAML
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (22.22%) MSTest
9 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) Ext JS
9 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
9 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (16.67%) Fintech

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MSTest
1 4 (22.22%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) LINQ
3 7 (38.89%) WCF
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) WPF
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (16.67%) D3.js
5 3 (16.67%) Ext JS
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.56%) Node.js
7 1 (5.56%) RESTful
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Fintech
3 3 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (11.11%) ASIC
4 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) MVC
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (16.67%) Informatics
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
8 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) Web Design
8 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) XAML
5 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) C
6 2 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) F#
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
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