The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

SQL Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 127 89
Rank change year-on-year +1 -38  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 110 142 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.14% 2.26% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.35% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 103 126 259
Median salary £55,000 £54,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.38% +8.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 25 June 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.

1 236 (90.08%) SQL
2 215 (82.06%) SQL Server
3 141 (53.82%) Finance
4 118 (45.04%) Microsoft
5 117 (44.66%) T-SQL
6 105 (40.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 99 (37.79%) Data Warehouse
8 92 (35.11%) Business Intelligence
9 87 (33.21%) C#
10 85 (32.44%) ETL
11 81 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
12 79 (30.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 71 (27.10%) .NET
14 70 (26.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 63 (24.05%) Banking
16 54 (20.61%) Java
17 52 (19.85%) JavaScript
18 46 (17.56%) HTML
18 46 (17.56%) Big Data
18 46 (17.56%) AngularJS
19 42 (16.03%) CSS
20 41 (15.65%) ASP.NET
21 40 (15.27%) Scrum
22 39 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
23 35 (13.36%) Power BI
24 33 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
25 32 (12.21%) Degree
26 28 (10.69%) SQL Server 2012
26 28 (10.69%) Oracle
27 27 (10.31%) Mentoring

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 10 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.91%) Apache
3 4 (1.53%) CMS
3 4 (1.53%) Foswiki
3 4 (1.53%) WordPress
4 2 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.15%) Investran
3 2 (0.76%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.76%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.05%) Intranet
2 4 (1.53%) FTP
2 4 (1.53%) Internet
2 4 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (82.06%) SQL Server
2 105 (40.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 99 (37.79%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (30.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (26.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (17.56%) Big Data
7 39 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 35 (13.36%) Power BI
9 28 (10.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (7.63%) NoSQL
10 20 (7.63%) Relational Database
11 19 (7.25%) MongoDB
12 18 (6.87%) MySQL
13 16 (6.11%) Oracle Database
14 14 (5.34%) Data Lake
15 12 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (4.58%) SQLPlus
16 11 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
17 10 (3.82%) Pentaho
18 9 (3.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (9.54%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.58%) Talend Open Studio
4 11 (4.20%) JIRA
5 9 (3.44%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.44%) MSTest
6 7 (2.67%) Moq
6 7 (2.67%) NUnit
6 7 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.53%) JUnit
7 4 (1.53%) Phabricator
7 4 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.53%) TestNG
8 3 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.76%) Maven
9 2 (0.76%) NSubstitute
9 2 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 141 (53.82%) Finance
2 63 (24.05%) Banking
3 19 (7.25%) Back Office
4 12 (4.58%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.82%) Retail
6 5 (1.91%) Front Office
6 5 (1.91%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.91%) Marketing
7 4 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (27.10%) .NET
2 46 (17.56%) AngularJS
2 46 (17.56%) HTML
3 42 (16.03%) CSS
4 41 (15.65%) ASP.NET
5 21 (8.02%) Spring
6 19 (7.25%) Web Services
7 17 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (5.73%) jQuery
8 15 (5.73%) XML
9 14 (5.34%) Ajax
10 13 (4.96%) React
11 12 (4.58%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.58%) iBATIS
12 9 (3.44%) WCF
13 8 (3.05%) .NET Framework
14 7 (2.67%) LINQ
14 7 (2.67%) WPF
15 6 (2.29%) Aurelia
15 6 (2.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.96%) Fintech
4 6 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.29%) Credit Risk
4 6 (2.29%) Reference Data
4 6 (2.29%) User Experience
5 5 (1.91%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.91%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.53%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.53%) Replication
7 3 (1.15%) Derivative
7 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.76%) Equities
8 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.76%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.76%) Spread Betting
8 2 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.34%) Windows
2 5 (1.91%) Linux
2 5 (1.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.53%) Debian
4 3 (1.15%) Android
5 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.38%) Unix
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (35.11%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (32.44%) ETL
3 81 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (15.27%) Scrum
5 27 (10.31%) Mentoring
6 23 (8.78%) Configuration Management
7 21 (8.02%) MVC
8 20 (7.63%) ETL Development
8 20 (7.63%) Mathematics
8 20 (7.63%) Test Automation
9 19 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (6.87%) Coaching
10 18 (6.87%) Web Development
11 17 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (5.73%) Data Strategy
12 15 (5.73%) SDLC
13 14 (5.34%) Asset Management
13 14 (5.34%) Data Modelling
14 13 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (4.96%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 236 (90.08%) SQL
2 117 (44.66%) T-SQL
3 87 (33.21%) C#
4 54 (20.61%) Java
5 52 (19.85%) JavaScript
6 21 (8.02%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.82%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.44%) Python
9 7 (2.67%) VBA
10 6 (2.29%) R
10 6 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.91%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.53%) Clojure
12 4 (1.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (1.53%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.53%) Perl
12 4 (1.53%) PHP
12 4 (1.53%) Scala
13 3 (1.15%) Groovy
13 3 (1.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 32 (12.21%) Degree
2 21 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.15%) MCP
5 3 (1.15%) MCPD
5 3 (1.15%) MCTS
6 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.76%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 118 (45.04%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.69%) Oracle
3 20 (7.63%) Cognos
4 17 (6.49%) Tableau
5 12 (4.58%) MicroStrategy
5 12 (4.58%) Talend
6 10 (3.82%) Sybase
7 8 (3.05%) RedGate
8 6 (2.29%) GoldenSource
9 4 (1.53%) Sencha
10 3 (1.15%) Anaplan
10 3 (1.15%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.76%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.76%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.76%) Informatica
11 2 (0.76%) OpenText
11 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.76%) SAP
12 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.38%) Infragistics
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago