Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 100 89
Rank change year-on-year -14 -11 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 276 350 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.70% 2.99% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 3.11% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 260 331 471
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% -2.86%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,750 £77,500 £68,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9701 11267 16153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8787 10272 14032
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in the City of London

SQL Developer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 3 - -
Moorgate - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 270 (97.83%) SQL
2 235 (85.14%) SQL Server
3 150 (54.35%) Microsoft
3 150 (54.35%) Finance
4 144 (52.17%) C#
5 139 (50.36%) T-SQL
6 132 (47.83%) .NET
7 103 (37.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 93 (33.70%) Business Intelligence
9 82 (29.71%) ETL
10 80 (28.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 79 (28.62%) Data Warehouse
12 74 (26.81%) JavaScript
13 68 (24.64%) MVC
14 64 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (23.19%) Relational Database
15 63 (22.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 63 (22.83%) ASP.NET
16 62 (22.46%) HTML
17 58 (21.01%) Visual Studio
18 54 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
19 45 (16.30%) Scrum
19 45 (16.30%) XML
20 44 (15.94%) CSS
21 39 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
21 39 (14.13%) OO
22 37 (13.41%) Banking
23 36 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
23 36 (13.04%) AngularJS
24 35 (12.68%) RDBMS

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 20 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.26%) IIS
3 8 (2.90%) WordPress
4 5 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) Mule
7 1 (0.36%) SAS
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.36%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.45%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.72%) FastStats
3 2 (0.72%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.36%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.36%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.90%) GitHub
4 6 (2.17%) SaaS
5 3 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.09%) Office 365
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.80%) Intranet
2 3 (1.09%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (85.14%) SQL Server
2 103 (37.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (28.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (28.62%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (23.19%) Relational Database
6 63 (22.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (12.68%) RDBMS
8 31 (11.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (11.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (10.14%) Big Data
10 18 (6.52%) NoSQL
10 18 (6.52%) Power BI
11 17 (6.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (4.71%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 11 (3.99%) MySQL
15 8 (2.90%) OLAP
16 7 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
17 6 (2.17%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 58 (21.01%) Visual Studio
2 54 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (9.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 15 (5.43%) TeamCity
5 14 (5.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 13 (4.71%) Mercurial
7 11 (3.99%) Git (software)
8 10 (3.62%) ClearCase
8 10 (3.62%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.09%) InstallShield
9 3 (1.09%) Moq
9 3 (1.09%) MSTest
9 3 (1.09%) NUnit
10 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.72%) JIRA
11 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 150 (54.35%) Finance
2 37 (13.41%) Banking
3 11 (3.99%) Back Office
3 11 (3.99%) Front Office
4 10 (3.62%) Law
5 8 (2.90%) Legal
6 5 (1.81%) Marketing
7 4 (1.45%) Advertising
7 4 (1.45%) Electronics
7 4 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.45%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (47.83%) .NET
2 63 (22.83%) ASP.NET
3 62 (22.46%) HTML
4 45 (16.30%) XML
5 44 (15.94%) CSS
6 36 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 27 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (9.06%) .NET Framework
8 25 (9.06%) HTML5
8 25 (9.06%) jQuery
9 24 (8.70%) CSS3
10 22 (7.97%) Ajax
11 19 (6.88%) Sass
12 17 (6.16%) Web Services
13 15 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (5.07%) JSON
15 13 (4.71%) WPF
16 12 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
16 12 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.61%) User Experience
2 19 (6.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.07%) Reinsurance
6 11 (3.99%) SWIFT
7 8 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.45%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.09%) Fintech
10 3 (1.09%) Replication
11 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.72%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.36%) Online Games
12 1 (0.36%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.06%) Windows
2 13 (4.71%) Unix
3 11 (3.99%) Linux
4 10 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.62%) Solaris
5 3 (1.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (33.70%) Business Intelligence
2 82 (29.71%) ETL
3 68 (24.64%) MVC
4 64 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (16.30%) Scrum
6 39 (14.13%) OO
6 39 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
7 30 (10.87%) Mathematics
8 25 (9.06%) Data Modelling
9 22 (7.97%) Web Development
10 21 (7.61%) Business Analysis
10 21 (7.61%) OOD
10 21 (7.61%) TDD
11 20 (7.25%) Data Analysis
11 20 (7.25%) OOP
12 18 (6.52%) Unit Testing
13 15 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (5.43%) Defect Management
14 14 (5.07%) Validation
15 12 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 270 (97.83%) SQL
2 144 (52.17%) C#
3 139 (50.36%) T-SQL
4 74 (26.81%) JavaScript
5 27 (9.78%) Java
6 25 (9.06%) VBA
7 23 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 22 (7.97%) Shell Script
9 15 (5.43%) VB
10 13 (4.71%) Python
11 10 (3.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 10 (3.62%) PHP
12 9 (3.26%) R
13 8 (2.90%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.72%) Perl
15 1 (0.36%) C
15 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.72%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.36%) MiFID
2 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) SCCM
1 3 (1.09%) Terraform
2 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 150 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.71%) Cognos
3 7 (2.54%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (2.54%) RedGate
4 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle
6 4 (1.45%) Sybase
6 4 (1.45%) Tableau
7 2 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.36%) Capita
8 1 (0.36%) Facebook
8 1 (0.36%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) OpenText
8 1 (0.36%) Perforce
8 1 (0.36%) SAP
8 1 (0.36%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) Xamarin