Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 118 111
Rank change year-on-year -49 -7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 16 29 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.51% 1.28% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.31% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 45
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% +22.58%
10th Percentile £33,625 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £53,750 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3048 2210 2742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.40% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 1842 2381
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 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 Cambridge region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) SDLC
4 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (50.00%) WPF
5 7 (43.75%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (25.00%) User Stories
7 4 (25.00%) Customer-Centric Development
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
8 3 (18.75%) Advertising
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (12.50%) MediaWiki
9 2 (12.50%) Jetty
9 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
9 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (12.50%) Protocol Buffers

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 2 (12.50%) Jetty
1 2 (12.50%) MediaWiki
1 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) KNIME
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Power BI
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 2 (12.50%) Buildbot
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (12.50%) FindBugs
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Log4j
1 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 2 (12.50%) Mockito
1 2 (12.50%) SCons
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) WPF
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Guava
3 2 (12.50%) J2SE
3 2 (12.50%) JAAS
3 2 (12.50%) jOOQ
3 2 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (12.50%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (12.50%) React
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (12.50%) Grid Computing
3 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 2 (12.50%) Life Science
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) SDLC
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Customer-Centric Development
5 4 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
6 2 (12.50%) Document Management
6 2 (12.50%) Full Text Search
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Systematic Trading
6 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Postgraduate
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau