The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 89 104
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 154 222 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.99% 3.09% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 3.23% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 146 204 254
Median salary £60,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.14% +7.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £36,450 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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.

1 309 (91.15%) SQL
2 275 (81.12%) SQL Server
3 188 (55.46%) Finance
4 127 (37.46%) Banking
5 123 (36.28%) C#
6 115 (33.92%) T-SQL
7 114 (33.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 107 (31.56%) .NET
9 100 (29.50%) Java
10 92 (27.14%) Data Warehouse
11 89 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (25.96%) Microsoft
13 87 (25.66%) Business Intelligence
14 85 (25.07%) JavaScript
14 85 (25.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 76 (22.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 67 (19.76%) HTML
16 67 (19.76%) ETL
17 66 (19.47%) ASP.NET
17 66 (19.47%) AngularJS
18 60 (17.70%) SQL Server 2008
19 44 (12.98%) MVC
20 41 (12.09%) CSS
21 36 (10.62%) Power BI
22 35 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC
22 35 (10.32%) Oracle
22 35 (10.32%) Computer Science
23 34 (10.03%) Degree
23 34 (10.03%) Web Development
24 33 (9.73%) Spring

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 6 (1.77%) Jetty
1 6 (1.77%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.47%) Apache
2 5 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.18%) CMS
3 4 (1.18%) IIS
4 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.59%) WordPress
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.29%) Drupal
6 1 (0.29%) Foswiki
Applications
1 30 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.18%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.59%) Eze OMS
2 2 (0.59%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (0.59%) StreamServe
2 2 (0.59%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.29%) Investran
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.59%) Trello
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.18%) FTP
1 4 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (0.59%) Internet
2 2 (0.59%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (81.12%) SQL Server
2 114 (33.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 92 (27.14%) Data Warehouse
4 85 (25.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (22.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 60 (17.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (10.62%) Power BI
8 31 (9.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (7.37%) Big Data
10 24 (7.08%) Relational Database
11 19 (5.60%) Pentaho
12 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 13 (3.83%) NoSQL
13 13 (3.83%) Oracle Database
14 11 (3.24%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (2.95%) MySQL
16 9 (2.65%) MongoDB
17 8 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (2.36%) Data Lake
18 7 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (7.08%) NUnit
2 21 (6.19%) MSTest
3 16 (4.72%) Maven
3 16 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.83%) Visual Studio
5 12 (3.54%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.65%) JUnit
7 8 (2.36%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.77%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (1.47%) JIRA
11 4 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.18%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.18%) Moq
11 4 (1.18%) Plastic SCM
11 4 (1.18%) TestNG
12 3 (0.88%) FishEye
12 3 (0.88%) Liquibase
13 2 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 188 (55.46%) Finance
2 127 (37.46%) Banking
3 23 (6.78%) Back Office
4 11 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.95%) Retail
6 8 (2.36%) Front Office
6 8 (2.36%) Legal
7 7 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.06%) Marketing
8 5 (1.47%) Law
9 3 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (31.56%) .NET
2 67 (19.76%) HTML
3 66 (19.47%) AngularJS
3 66 (19.47%) ASP.NET
4 41 (12.09%) CSS
5 35 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (9.73%) Spring
6 33 (9.73%) XML
7 25 (7.37%) .NET Framework
8 22 (6.49%) FIX Protocol
9 18 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 17 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 16 (4.72%) Entity Framework
11 16 (4.72%) jQuery
12 15 (4.42%) HTML5
13 14 (4.13%) Hibernate
14 13 (3.83%) Ajax
14 13 (3.83%) CSS3
15 12 (3.54%) ADO.NET
16 11 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.32%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.90%) SWIFT
3 19 (5.60%) Fintech
4 15 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.06%) Reference Data
6 6 (1.77%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.77%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.77%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.47%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.18%) Equities
8 4 (1.18%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.18%) User Experience
9 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.59%) Derivative
10 2 (0.59%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Replication
10 2 (0.59%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.55%) Windows
2 9 (2.65%) Linux
2 9 (2.65%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.18%) Unix
4 2 (0.59%) Android
4 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.29%) Debian
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (25.66%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (19.76%) ETL
4 44 (12.98%) MVC
5 34 (10.03%) Web Development
6 28 (8.26%) TDD
7 27 (7.96%) Asset Management
7 27 (7.96%) Mathematics
8 24 (7.08%) Front End Development
9 23 (6.78%) Mentoring
10 22 (6.49%) Configuration Management
11 21 (6.19%) Project Management
12 20 (5.90%) CRM
12 20 (5.90%) Waterfall
13 19 (5.60%) OO
14 18 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (5.31%) Scrum
15 17 (5.01%) Coaching
16 15 (4.42%) ETL Development
17 14 (4.13%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 309 (91.15%) SQL
2 123 (36.28%) C#
3 115 (33.92%) T-SQL
4 100 (29.50%) Java
5 85 (25.07%) JavaScript
6 27 (7.96%) Python
7 25 (7.37%) PL/SQL
8 15 (4.42%) Scala
9 11 (3.24%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.65%) VBA
11 7 (2.06%) C++
11 7 (2.06%) Clojure
11 7 (2.06%) VB
12 6 (1.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (1.77%) Groovy
12 6 (1.77%) Jython
12 6 (1.77%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.47%) Perl
14 4 (1.18%) Ruby
14 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (10.03%) Degree
2 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.88%) MCP
3 3 (0.88%) MCPD
3 3 (0.88%) MCTS
4 2 (0.59%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 7 (2.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 88 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.32%) Oracle
3 31 (9.14%) Cognos
4 29 (8.55%) Tableau
5 16 (4.72%) Sybase
6 10 (2.95%) RedGate
7 6 (1.77%) GoldenSource
7 6 (1.77%) Talend
8 4 (1.18%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.88%) Informatica
9 3 (0.88%) PayPal
10 2 (0.59%) Charles River
10 2 (0.59%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.59%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.59%) Eze Software Group
10 2 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.59%) OpenText
10 2 (0.59%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.29%) Embarcadero
11 1 (0.29%) IBM
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + extensive benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
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Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus package
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Intec Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and full benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits & Bonus
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