Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 50 83
Rank change year-on-year -38 +33 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 21 66 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.80% 5.32% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 5.44% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 65 13
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -23.53% +25.93%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,900 £31,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.86% +2.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1,145 1,214 1,016
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.20% 97.82% 99.32%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1,028 908
Dorset median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Dorset

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Dorset.

Salary trend for SQL Developer in Dorset

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

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

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Dorset

SQL Developer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Dorchester - 10 £40,000 -
Poole -22 7 £32,500 - 1
Bournemouth -29 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
SQL Developer
South West

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

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 Dorset region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (95.24%) .NET
3 19 (90.48%) C#
4 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 13 (61.90%) Oracle
6 13 (61.90%) Finance
7 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
7 12 (57.14%) WinForms
8 10 (47.62%) TDD
8 10 (47.62%) DevExpress
8 10 (47.62%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (47.62%) SDLC
8 10 (47.62%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
10 5 (23.81%) MVC
10 5 (23.81%) XML
10 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (19.05%) jQuery
11 4 (19.05%) NUnit
11 4 (19.05%) Python
11 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (19.05%) ETL
11 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (19.05%) CSS
11 4 (19.05%) HTML
11 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 4 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (14.29%) Power BI

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) Power BI
3 3 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (4.76%) BigQuery
4 1 (4.76%) Bigtable
4 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) NUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) WinForms
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (23.81%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (47.62%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) SDLC
2 10 (47.62%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (14.29%) Data Science
5 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.76%) ETL Development
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (90.48%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) DevExpress
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Telerik