Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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

SQL Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 115 102
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 269 271 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.55% 2.62% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.76% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 247 255 338
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £36,450 £42,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 10,114 9,832 10,934
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 94.88% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9,088 8,870 9,951
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +1.77%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the City of London

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 SQL Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for SQL Developer in the City of London

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 SQL Developer in the job title.

1 234 (86.99%) SQL
2 217 (80.67%) SQL Server
3 145 (53.90%) C#
4 125 (46.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 118 (43.87%) T-SQL
6 117 (43.49%) Finance
7 114 (42.38%) .NET
8 105 (39.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 97 (36.06%) Business Intelligence
10 85 (31.60%) Microsoft
11 75 (27.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 62 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (22.30%) ASP.NET
14 57 (21.19%) Data Warehouse
15 48 (17.84%) ETL
16 42 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (14.87%) MVC
17 40 (14.87%) VB
17 40 (14.87%) Banking
18 38 (14.13%) Power BI
19 37 (13.75%) JavaScript
20 36 (13.38%) Relational Database
21 33 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (11.52%) .NET Framework
23 30 (11.15%) Degree
23 30 (11.15%) Microsoft Excel
23 30 (11.15%) AngularJS
23 30 (11.15%) Team Foundation Server
24 28 (10.41%) Oracle
25 27 (10.04%) VB.NET

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 11 (4.09%) IIS
2 8 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.49%) CMS
4 4 (1.49%) SAS
4 4 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.74%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 30 (11.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.23%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.86%) SunGard GMI
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (80.67%) SQL Server
2 125 (46.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 105 (39.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (27.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 57 (21.19%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (14.13%) Power BI
7 36 (13.38%) Relational Database
8 21 (7.81%) SQL Server 2016
9 20 (7.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (6.69%) Big Data
12 17 (6.32%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (5.58%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (4.83%) NoSQL
15 11 (4.09%) RDBMS
16 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (3.72%) SQL Server 2014
17 6 (2.23%) Data Lake
18 5 (1.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 5 (1.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (11.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (9.29%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.95%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (3.35%) Subversion
5 7 (2.60%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.60%) Selenium
6 5 (1.86%) JIRA
7 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.49%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.74%) JUnit
9 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.37%) NUnit
9 1 (0.37%) RStudio
9 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 117 (43.49%) Finance
2 40 (14.87%) Banking
3 12 (4.46%) Legal
4 11 (4.09%) Advertising
5 7 (2.60%) Back Office
6 6 (2.23%) Retail
7 5 (1.86%) Law
8 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.49%) International Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Front Office
9 3 (1.12%) Games
9 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (42.38%) .NET
2 60 (22.30%) ASP.NET
3 31 (11.52%) .NET Framework
4 30 (11.15%) AngularJS
5 25 (9.29%) jQuery
6 24 (8.92%) HTML
7 23 (8.55%) CSS
8 21 (7.81%) Entity Framework
8 21 (7.81%) WCF
9 17 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (6.32%) XML
10 16 (5.95%) Web Services
11 14 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (4.83%) React
13 12 (4.46%) REST
14 11 (4.09%) RESTful
14 11 (4.09%) SOAP
15 9 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (2.97%) JSON
16 8 (2.97%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.58%) Derivative
3 14 (5.20%) Reinsurance
4 12 (4.46%) Fintech
5 9 (3.35%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.97%) Equities
6 8 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.23%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.86%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.86%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.86%) User Experience
9 4 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.49%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.12%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.12%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.06%) Windows
2 6 (2.23%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.86%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) CentOS
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (36.06%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (17.84%) ETL
4 42 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (14.87%) MVC
6 21 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (7.81%) Web Development
7 20 (7.43%) OO
8 19 (7.06%) Data Modelling
9 18 (6.69%) Analytics
9 18 (6.69%) Migration
9 18 (6.69%) Scrum
9 18 (6.69%) Unit Testing
10 17 (6.32%) Multithreading
10 17 (6.32%) SDLC
10 17 (6.32%) Test Automation
11 15 (5.58%) Computer Science
11 15 (5.58%) Inversion of Control
11 15 (5.58%) Investment Management
12 13 (4.83%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 234 (86.99%) SQL
2 145 (53.90%) C#
3 118 (43.87%) T-SQL
4 40 (14.87%) VB
5 37 (13.75%) JavaScript
6 27 (10.04%) VB.NET
7 25 (9.29%) Java
7 25 (9.29%) Python
8 24 (8.92%) VBA
9 17 (6.32%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 9 (3.35%) Ruby
12 7 (2.60%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.49%) R
14 3 (1.12%) ANSI SQL
14 3 (1.12%) Java 8
15 2 (0.74%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.74%) PHP
15 2 (0.74%) VBScript
15 2 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (11.15%) Degree
2 11 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.83%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.35%) MiFID
3 5 (1.86%) EMIR
4 3 (1.12%) FATCA
5 2 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.37%) Grafana
2 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (31.60%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.41%) Oracle
3 21 (7.81%) Tableau
4 9 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.97%) Infragistics
6 6 (2.23%) Fidessa
6 6 (2.23%) Talend
7 5 (1.86%) Cognos
7 5 (1.86%) CQG
7 5 (1.86%) FIS
7 5 (1.86%) IBM
7 5 (1.86%) SunGard
8 4 (1.49%) Informatica
8 4 (1.49%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.49%) SmartStream
9 3 (1.12%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.12%) Reuters
9 3 (1.12%) Sybase
10 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.37%) MicroStrategy