Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 111 112
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 294 288 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.61% 2.79% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 2.92% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 275 269 330
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £41,550 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 10,796 9,864 13,055
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.68% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9,625 8,932 11,811
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £87,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 July 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 July 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.

1 287 (97.62%) SQL
2 221 (75.17%) SQL Server
3 190 (64.63%) Finance
4 168 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 152 (51.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 145 (49.32%) T-SQL
7 144 (48.98%) Business Intelligence
8 140 (47.62%) Microsoft
9 135 (45.92%) .NET
10 129 (43.88%) C#
11 124 (42.18%) Data Warehouse
12 107 (36.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 90 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
14 82 (27.89%) ETL
15 78 (26.53%) Power BI
16 60 (20.41%) ASP.NET
17 57 (19.39%) Banking
18 53 (18.03%) MVC
19 48 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
20 47 (15.99%) SDLC
21 43 (14.63%) Big Data
21 43 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
21 43 (14.63%) .NET Framework
22 42 (14.29%) Degree
22 42 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
22 42 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
23 39 (13.27%) JavaScript
24 38 (12.93%) Team Foundation Server
25 37 (12.59%) Scrum
25 37 (12.59%) Mathematics

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 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.40%) NServiceBus
3 9 (3.06%) IIS
4 7 (2.38%) SAS
5 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.68%) JBoss
5 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) Elite 3E
2 3 (1.02%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.34%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.36%) GitHub
3 2 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.02%) HTTP
2 2 (0.68%) SMS
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (75.17%) SQL Server
2 168 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 152 (51.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 124 (42.18%) Data Warehouse
5 107 (36.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 78 (26.53%) Power BI
7 48 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 43 (14.63%) Big Data
9 42 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (11.22%) Data Lake
11 26 (8.84%) SQL Server 2016
12 24 (8.16%) NoSQL
13 22 (7.48%) Relational Database
14 17 (5.78%) SQL Server 2014
15 16 (5.44%) OLAP
16 13 (4.42%) Hadoop
17 12 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 12 (4.08%) OLTP
18 10 (3.40%) Snowflake Schema
18 10 (3.40%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (12.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (8.50%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.82%) Visual Studio
4 14 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (2.72%) NUnit
6 7 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (2.04%) Moq
7 6 (2.04%) Subversion
8 5 (1.70%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.02%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.68%) RStudio
11 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.34%) Gradle
11 1 (0.34%) JUnit
11 1 (0.34%) LINQPad
11 1 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.34%) ProC
General
1 190 (64.63%) Finance
2 57 (19.39%) Banking
3 16 (5.44%) Legal
4 12 (4.08%) Back Office
5 10 (3.40%) Law
6 6 (2.04%) Front Office
6 6 (2.04%) Retail
7 5 (1.70%) Advertising
8 4 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (45.92%) .NET
2 60 (20.41%) ASP.NET
3 43 (14.63%) .NET Framework
4 26 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (8.16%) HTML
6 23 (7.82%) Entity Framework
7 22 (7.48%) XML
8 21 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (5.78%) REST
10 15 (5.10%) SOAP
11 13 (4.42%) jQuery
11 13 (4.42%) WCF
12 12 (4.08%) AngularJS
12 12 (4.08%) CSS
12 12 (4.08%) Web Services
13 9 (3.06%) WPF
14 8 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (2.72%) MDX
14 8 (2.72%) React
15 7 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.54%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.46%) User Experience
4 17 (5.78%) Fintech
5 15 (5.10%) Data Structures
6 10 (3.40%) Reinsurance
7 6 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.70%) Derivative
9 4 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.36%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.02%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.68%) Equities
11 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.34%) Eurex
12 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.78%) Windows
2 7 (2.38%) Linux
3 3 (1.02%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.34%) Android
4 1 (0.34%) Unix
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (48.98%) Business Intelligence
2 90 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (27.89%) ETL
4 53 (18.03%) MVC
5 47 (15.99%) SDLC
6 43 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (12.59%) Mathematics
7 37 (12.59%) Scrum
8 31 (10.54%) Mentoring
9 28 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 24 (8.16%) Coaching
10 24 (8.16%) Investment Management
10 24 (8.16%) Waterfall
11 23 (7.82%) Configuration Management
11 23 (7.82%) SOA
12 22 (7.48%) Web Development
13 20 (6.80%) Analytics
13 20 (6.80%) ETL Development
13 20 (6.80%) TDD
14 19 (6.46%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 287 (97.62%) SQL
2 145 (49.32%) T-SQL
3 129 (43.88%) C#
4 39 (13.27%) JavaScript
5 28 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 21 (7.14%) Java
7 17 (5.78%) Python
7 17 (5.78%) VB
8 13 (4.42%) VBA
9 10 (3.40%) VBScript
10 7 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (2.04%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.04%) XPath
12 5 (1.70%) Perl
12 5 (1.70%) R
12 5 (1.70%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.02%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.68%) C++
14 2 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (14.29%) Degree
2 11 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.42%) QA
2 4 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) MiFID
4 1 (0.34%) EMIR
4 1 (0.34%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) Control-M
2 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 140 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.78%) Tableau
3 13 (4.42%) Oracle
4 10 (3.40%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (2.72%) Cognos
6 5 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.36%) Sybase
8 3 (1.02%) Aderant
8 3 (1.02%) Intapp
9 2 (0.68%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.68%) HP
9 2 (0.68%) Informatica
9 2 (0.68%) RedGate
9 2 (0.68%) SAP
9 2 (0.68%) Siebel
9 2 (0.68%) SmartStream
10 1 (0.34%) Adobe
10 1 (0.34%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.34%) Reuters
10 1 (0.34%) SunGard