Period
to 7 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Developer was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

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

Senior SQL Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 192 273 310
Rank change year-on-year +81 +37 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 44 6 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 0.079% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.084% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 43 6 17
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £86,250 £65,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +16.67% -7.69%
75th Percentile £88,750 £75,000 £76,250
90th Percentile " £83,125 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £80,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% +10.34% +11.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 4,656 7,172 9,635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 94.62% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4,132 6,287 8,632
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,850 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £98,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

Senior SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior SQL Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Developer in the City of London

Senior SQL Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior SQL Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior SQL Developer in the City of London

Senior SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior SQL Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL Developer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, Senior 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 City of London region featuring Senior SQL Developer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 43 (97.73%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (97.73%) SQL Server
2 43 (97.73%) Azure
3 42 (95.45%) C#
3 42 (95.45%) .NET
4 41 (93.18%) T-SQL
5 40 (90.91%) JavaScript
5 40 (90.91%) CSS
5 40 (90.91%) Web Services
5 40 (90.91%) .NET Framework
5 40 (90.91%) jQuery
5 40 (90.91%) PowerShell
5 40 (90.91%) PaaS
5 40 (90.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 40 (90.91%) DevOps
5 40 (90.91%) .NET Core
6 39 (88.64%) SOLID
6 39 (88.64%) Terraform
6 39 (88.64%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (88.64%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (88.64%) Degree
6 39 (88.64%) MVC
6 39 (88.64%) Migration
6 39 (88.64%) OO
6 39 (88.64%) SOA
6 39 (88.64%) Azure Service Bus
7 38 (86.36%) Azure Service Fabric
7 38 (86.36%) Azure App Service
7 38 (86.36%) Azure Storage

Senior SQL 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:

Application Platforms
1 38 (86.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 38 (86.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (97.73%) Azure
2 40 (90.91%) PaaS
3 39 (88.64%) Azure Service Bus
4 38 (86.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 38 (86.36%) Azure App Service
4 38 (86.36%) Azure Key Vault
4 38 (86.36%) Azure Service Fabric
4 38 (86.36%) Azure Storage
5 2 (4.55%) AWS
5 2 (4.55%) IaaS
6 1 (2.27%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (97.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.27%) InfluxDB
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (86.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 38 (86.36%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 39 (88.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (95.45%) .NET
2 40 (90.91%) .NET Core
2 40 (90.91%) .NET Framework
2 40 (90.91%) ASP.NET Web API
2 40 (90.91%) CSS
2 40 (90.91%) jQuery
2 40 (90.91%) Web Services
3 38 (86.36%) Entity Framework
3 38 (86.36%) React
3 38 (86.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) Redux
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (86.36%) N-Tier
1 38 (86.36%) Reinsurance
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Derivative
2 1 (2.27%) Equities
2 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (90.91%) DevOps
3 39 (88.64%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (88.64%) Migration
3 39 (88.64%) MVC
3 39 (88.64%) OO
3 39 (88.64%) SOA
3 39 (88.64%) SOLID
4 38 (86.36%) CRM
4 38 (86.36%) Deployment Automation
4 38 (86.36%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 38 (86.36%) Mentoring
4 38 (86.36%) Microservices
4 38 (86.36%) Test Automation
4 38 (86.36%) UML
5 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.55%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.27%) ETL
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 42 (95.45%) C#
3 41 (93.18%) T-SQL
4 40 (90.91%) JavaScript
4 40 (90.91%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.55%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (88.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (88.64%) Terraform
2 38 (86.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Ansible
3 1 (2.27%) Grafana
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) Nintex
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Fidessa
3 1 (2.27%) VMware