The median annual salary for a Database Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Database Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 232 288
Rank change year-on-year +25 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Developer 25 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.52% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.54% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 26
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +35.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.94% +8.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4912 6830 9955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.81% 95.66% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4511 6105 8479
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Database Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in the City of London

Database Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Database Developer in the City of London

Database Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Developer in the City of London

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Database 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 City of London region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 54 (93.10%) SQL
2 44 (75.86%) SQL Server
3 26 (44.83%) T-SQL
4 25 (43.10%) Finance
5 24 (41.38%) ETL
6 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (36.21%) Banking
8 20 (34.48%) Java
9 18 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
10 17 (29.31%) HTML
11 16 (27.59%) XML
11 16 (27.59%) FIX Protocol
11 16 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (27.59%) Waterfall
11 16 (27.59%) SWIFT
12 15 (25.86%) CRM
12 15 (25.86%) Project Management
12 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
15 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
16 8 (13.79%) Oracle
16 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
17 7 (12.07%) Marketing
18 6 (10.34%) Scrum

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (3.45%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (75.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (22.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
6 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
8 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (8.62%) Power BI
8 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (6.90%) Big Data
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
10 2 (3.45%) MySQL
10 2 (3.45%) PowerCenter
11 1 (1.72%) DB2
11 1 (1.72%) MS Access
11 1 (1.72%) OLAP
11 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.90%) JUnit
2 4 (6.90%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 21 (36.21%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) HTML
2 16 (27.59%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (27.59%) XML
3 6 (10.34%) .NET
4 4 (6.90%) JDBC
5 1 (1.72%) CSS
5 1 (1.72%) CSS3
5 1 (1.72%) D3.js
5 1 (1.72%) FpML
5 1 (1.72%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (1.72%) HTML5
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) MDX
5 1 (1.72%) REST
5 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) SWIFT
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Fintech
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Equities
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) ETL
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.59%) Waterfall
4 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (25.86%) CRM
4 15 (25.86%) Project Management
5 6 (10.34%) Front End Development
5 6 (10.34%) Scrum
6 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.62%) ETL Development
6 5 (8.62%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) Change Management
7 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) ITSM
7 4 (6.90%) Service Management
7 4 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (5.17%) Web Development
9 2 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 54 (93.10%) SQL
2 26 (44.83%) T-SQL
3 20 (34.48%) Java
4 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.34%) C#
6 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (3.45%) R
7 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.72%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
1 4 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) RedGate
4 3 (5.17%) Sybase
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.45%) Informatica
6 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.72%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau
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