Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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

Senior SQL Developer
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 779 706 679
Rank change year-on-year -73 -27 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 353 503 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 330 470 547
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £73,875 £75,000 £75,000
UK 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 England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 145,509 161,494 171,622
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.91% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 118,308 130,526 144,902
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Senior SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Developer in England

Senior SQL Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL Developer in England

Senior SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL Developer in England

Senior SQL Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
London +26 176 £62,500 +4.17% 15
South East -8 77 £51,000 -7.27% 9
North of England +3 65 £47,500 -5.00% 9
North West -5 33 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Yorkshire 0 28 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Midlands +11 23 £42,500 -10.53% 2
West Midlands +31 16 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East Midlands +1 7 £47,500 - 1
East of England +5 6 £57,500 -
South West -6 6 £47,500 +11.76% 2
North East 0 4 £37,500 -7.41% 1
Senior SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior SQL Developer in the job title.

1 326 (92.35%) SQL
2 218 (61.76%) SQL Server
3 202 (57.22%) .NET
4 201 (56.94%) C#
5 134 (37.96%) Microsoft
6 122 (34.56%) Finance
6 122 (34.56%) ASP.NET
7 121 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
8 105 (29.75%) JavaScript
9 102 (28.90%) MVC
10 99 (28.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 90 (25.50%) Business Intelligence
11 90 (25.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 88 (24.93%) T-SQL
13 87 (24.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 81 (22.95%) ETL
15 71 (20.11%) TDD
15 71 (20.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 63 (17.85%) Banking
17 62 (17.56%) HTML
18 58 (16.43%) Relational Database
19 57 (16.15%) CSS
20 56 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
21 55 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
22 54 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
22 54 (15.30%) Web Services
23 53 (15.01%) PL/SQL
23 53 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
24 50 (14.16%) Oracle
25 49 (13.88%) Visual Studio

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (1.13%) Confluence
1 4 (1.13%) IIS
2 3 (0.85%) CMS
2 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.57%) DNN
3 2 (0.57%) EPiServer
3 2 (0.57%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.28%) JBoss
4 1 (0.28%) SAS
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.28%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (7.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.70%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 90 (25.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.55%) SaaS
4 7 (1.98%) IaaS
4 7 (1.98%) PaaS
5 5 (1.42%) Data Lake Analytics
6 4 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (1.13%) Network Security
2 3 (0.85%) SMS
3 2 (0.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (61.76%) SQL Server
2 99 (28.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 87 (24.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (20.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 58 (16.43%) Relational Database
6 46 (13.03%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (11.33%) Power BI
8 24 (6.80%) Big Data
9 21 (5.95%) MS Access
9 21 (5.95%) RDBMS
10 19 (5.38%) SQL Server 2016
11 17 (4.82%) Oracle Database
12 16 (4.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (4.25%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (3.68%) Data Lake
15 12 (3.40%) OLAP
16 10 (2.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (13.88%) Visual Studio
2 37 (10.48%) Git (software)
3 20 (5.67%) NUnit
4 17 (4.82%) MSTest
5 16 (4.53%) TeamCity
6 15 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (3.97%) JIRA
7 14 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (1.98%) InstallShield
8 7 (1.98%) WiX
9 6 (1.70%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.42%) Subversion
11 4 (1.13%) Selenium
12 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.28%) Gerrit
14 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
14 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.28%) Moq
14 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 122 (34.56%) Finance
2 63 (17.85%) Banking
3 17 (4.82%) Retail
4 12 (3.40%) Legal
5 7 (1.98%) Advertising
6 6 (1.70%) Front Office
7 4 (1.13%) Automotive
7 4 (1.13%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) Games
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (57.22%) .NET
2 122 (34.56%) ASP.NET
3 62 (17.56%) HTML
4 57 (16.15%) CSS
5 54 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 54 (15.30%) Web Services
6 49 (13.88%) jQuery
7 47 (13.31%) WCF
8 46 (13.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 35 (9.92%) .NET Framework
9 35 (9.92%) XSLT
10 31 (8.78%) React
11 30 (8.50%) AngularJS
12 25 (7.08%) Entity Framework
13 24 (6.80%) RESTful
14 23 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (6.52%) WPF
15 22 (6.23%) MDX
16 21 (5.95%) XML
17 19 (5.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (9.07%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (5.38%) Fintech
5 18 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.55%) Derivative
6 9 (2.55%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.27%) Equities
7 8 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.70%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.42%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.13%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.85%) Life Science
12 2 (0.57%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.28%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.12%) Linux
2 5 (1.42%) Android
2 5 (1.42%) Windows
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (28.90%) MVC
3 90 (25.50%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (22.95%) ETL
5 71 (20.11%) TDD
6 56 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (12.46%) OO
9 42 (11.90%) Scrum
10 41 (11.61%) Software Engineering
11 40 (11.33%) Pair Programming
12 32 (9.07%) SOLID
13 30 (8.50%) Test Automation
14 29 (8.22%) SDLC
15 28 (7.93%) Unit Testing
16 26 (7.37%) Analytics
17 25 (7.08%) Mentoring
17 25 (7.08%) Visualisation
18 24 (6.80%) Customer Requirements
18 24 (6.80%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 326 (92.35%) SQL
2 201 (56.94%) C#
3 105 (29.75%) JavaScript
4 88 (24.93%) T-SQL
5 53 (15.01%) PL/SQL
6 27 (7.65%) Python
7 21 (5.95%) Java
8 19 (5.38%) C++
8 19 (5.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 11 (3.12%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.55%) Ruby
10 9 (2.55%) VB
11 6 (1.70%) R
12 5 (1.42%) VB6
13 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.85%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.85%) VBA
14 2 (0.57%) sed
Qualifications
1 37 (10.48%) Degree
2 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.70%) MCSE
4 4 (1.13%) CISSP
4 4 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.28%) MCP
5 1 (0.28%) MCPD
5 1 (0.28%) PhD
5 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.37%) QA
2 6 (1.70%) EMIR
2 6 (1.70%) MiFID
3 5 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.42%) GDPR
4 4 (1.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (1.13%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.42%) Grafana
2 4 (1.13%) Puppet
3 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 134 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 50 (14.16%) Oracle
3 8 (2.27%) Tableau
4 6 (1.70%) CQG
4 6 (1.70%) Fidessa
4 6 (1.70%) FIS
4 6 (1.70%) SunGard
5 5 (1.42%) IBM
5 5 (1.42%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.13%) Ab Initio
6 4 (1.13%) Cisco
7 2 (0.57%) BT
7 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.28%) Cognos
8 1 (0.28%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.28%) Google
8 1 (0.28%) Splunk
8 1 (0.28%) Telerik
8 1 (0.28%) WorldPay