Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 277 336
Rank change year-on-year +10 +59 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 54 71 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.63% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 52 63 55
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +30.43% -14.81%
10th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £50,700
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year -23.33% +27.66% -7.84%

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 9690 11231 16273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8777 10236 14140
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Senior SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017, Senior 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 City of London region featuring Senior SQL Developer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) SQL
2 39 (72.22%) Finance
3 38 (70.37%) SQL Server
4 26 (48.15%) Banking
5 25 (46.30%) Relational Database
6 23 (42.59%) Java
7 22 (40.74%) HTML
7 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
8 19 (35.19%) C#
9 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
9 17 (31.48%) RDBMS
10 16 (29.63%) T-SQL
10 16 (29.63%) .NET
11 15 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (24.07%) Unix
12 13 (24.07%) Shell Script
13 11 (20.37%) Back Office
13 11 (20.37%) Validation
13 11 (20.37%) XML
13 11 (20.37%) Solaris
13 11 (20.37%) Linux
13 11 (20.37%) ClearCase
13 11 (20.37%) Degree
13 11 (20.37%) FIX Protocol
13 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (20.37%) SWIFT
13 11 (20.37%) Database Optimisation
14 9 (16.67%) ETL
15 8 (14.81%) Mentoring

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 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Mule
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Sitefinity
3 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 25 (46.30%) Relational Database
3 17 (31.48%) RDBMS
4 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (9.26%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.56%) DTS
8 3 (5.56%) MySQL
8 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.70%) MS Access
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.85%) Big Data
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.85%) QlikView
10 1 (1.85%) Spotfire
10 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) ClearCase
2 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.70%) Moq
3 2 (3.70%) MSTest
3 2 (3.70%) NUnit
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (72.22%) Finance
2 26 (48.15%) Banking
3 11 (20.37%) Back Office
4 3 (5.56%) Electronics
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) HTML
2 16 (29.63%) .NET
3 11 (20.37%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (20.37%) XML
4 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.96%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) WCF
5 6 (11.11%) WPF
6 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.41%) HTML5
7 3 (5.56%) Ajax
7 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.56%) CSS3
7 3 (5.56%) jQuery
7 3 (5.56%) React
7 3 (5.56%) Sass
8 2 (3.70%) Aurelia
8 2 (3.70%) Web Services
9 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) SWIFT
2 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Fintech
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Unix
2 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Solaris
3 5 (9.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (20.37%) Database Optimisation
2 11 (20.37%) Validation
3 9 (16.67%) ETL
4 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.11%) OO
7 5 (9.26%) Investment Management
7 5 (9.26%) TDD
8 4 (7.41%) MVC
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) Auto-Scaling
9 3 (5.56%) Online Marketing
9 3 (5.56%) OOD
9 3 (5.56%) People Management
9 3 (5.56%) SDLC
9 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
10 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) SQL
2 23 (42.59%) Java
3 19 (35.19%) C#
4 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
5 16 (29.63%) T-SQL
6 13 (24.07%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.56%) Python
7 3 (5.56%) VB
8 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Cognos
2 3 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Sybase
3 2 (3.70%) Tableau
4 1 (1.85%) Capita
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Perforce
4 1 (1.85%) Xamarin