Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Developer was £55,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 786 706 653
Rank change year-on-year -80 -53 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 358 488 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 321 456 615
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 150,148 159,883 176,771
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.13% 95.98% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 121,926 129,092 150,069
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +28 165 £65,000 - 19
North of England +9 80 £45,000 -5.26% 10
South East -15 76 £51,000 +2.00% 10
North West +14 47 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire -12 29 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Midlands -6 22 £42,500 -15.00% 5
West Midlands +15 16 £42,500 -15.00% 3
East of England -1 12 £60,000 +9.09% 3
East Midlands -10 6 £50,000 -1.48% 2
North East -18 4 £40,000 -2.44% 1
South West -8 3 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Senior SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 338 (94.41%) SQL
2 214 (59.78%) C#
3 212 (59.22%) .NET
3 212 (59.22%) SQL Server
4 157 (43.85%) Microsoft
5 142 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (37.71%) ASP.NET
7 119 (33.24%) Finance
8 111 (31.01%) MVC
9 108 (30.17%) JavaScript
10 99 (27.65%) T-SQL
11 89 (24.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 82 (22.91%) Microsoft Azure
13 79 (22.07%) Business Intelligence
14 72 (20.11%) TDD
15 71 (19.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 65 (18.16%) HTML
17 62 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 58 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
19 57 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
19 57 (15.92%) Software Engineering
19 57 (15.92%) CSS
19 57 (15.92%) ETL
20 56 (15.64%) Banking
21 54 (15.08%) OO
22 53 (14.80%) Visual Studio
22 53 (14.80%) Web Services
23 51 (14.25%) Scrum
24 50 (13.97%) jQuery
25 49 (13.69%) Data Warehouse

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 7 (1.96%) IIS
2 5 (1.40%) NServiceBus
3 4 (1.12%) Confluence
4 3 (0.84%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.56%) CMS
5 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.56%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.56%) JBoss
5 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.28%) DNN
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.68%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 82 (22.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.23%) PaaS
4 6 (1.68%) IaaS
5 5 (1.40%) Data Lake Analytics
6 4 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.84%) SaaS
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.56%) Serverless
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.84%) SMS
2 2 (0.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.28%) RTP
3 1 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (59.22%) SQL Server
2 89 (24.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (19.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (13.69%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (11.73%) Relational Database
6 41 (11.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (11.17%) Power BI
8 29 (8.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (6.70%) Big Data
10 17 (4.75%) SQL Server 2016
11 16 (4.47%) Oracle Database
12 14 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (3.91%) Oracle Database 12c
13 12 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (3.07%) Data Lake
14 11 (3.07%) OLAP
15 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (2.23%) QlikView
17 7 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (14.80%) Visual Studio
2 38 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.42%) NUnit
4 20 (5.59%) MSTest
5 17 (4.75%) JIRA
6 15 (4.19%) TeamCity
6 15 (4.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.96%) InstallShield
9 7 (1.96%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.96%) PowerBuilder
9 7 (1.96%) Toad
9 7 (1.96%) WiX
10 5 (1.40%) Subversion
11 3 (0.84%) Selenium
12 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.28%) Ant
13 1 (0.28%) Apache Ivy
13 1 (0.28%) CruiseControl
General
1 119 (33.24%) Finance
2 56 (15.64%) Banking
3 20 (5.59%) Retail
4 11 (3.07%) Advertising
4 11 (3.07%) Legal
5 9 (2.51%) Front Office
6 4 (1.12%) Automotive
6 4 (1.12%) Back Office
7 3 (0.84%) Games
7 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (59.22%) .NET
2 135 (37.71%) ASP.NET
3 65 (18.16%) HTML
4 62 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 57 (15.92%) CSS
6 53 (14.80%) Web Services
7 50 (13.97%) jQuery
8 47 (13.13%) WCF
9 42 (11.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (10.61%) WPF
11 36 (10.06%) XSLT
12 35 (9.78%) .NET Framework
13 31 (8.66%) AngularJS
14 27 (7.54%) RESTful
15 25 (6.98%) Entity Framework
16 24 (6.70%) XML
17 22 (6.15%) SOAP
18 21 (5.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (5.87%) WinForms
19 20 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.15%) Fintech
4 21 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.51%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.23%) Derivative
7 8 (2.23%) Equities
7 8 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.68%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.40%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.84%) Life Science
12 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.56%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.28%) EPoS
13 1 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.23%) Linux
2 7 (1.96%) AIX
2 7 (1.96%) Android
3 6 (1.68%) Windows
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (31.01%) MVC
3 79 (22.07%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (20.11%) TDD
5 58 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
6 57 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (15.92%) ETL
6 57 (15.92%) Software Engineering
7 54 (15.08%) OO
8 51 (14.25%) Scrum
9 38 (10.61%) Pair Programming
10 35 (9.78%) Unit Testing
11 30 (8.38%) Data Modelling
12 28 (7.82%) SOLID
13 27 (7.54%) DevOps
13 27 (7.54%) OOP
14 26 (7.26%) Test Automation
15 25 (6.98%) Analytics
15 25 (6.98%) SDLC
16 24 (6.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 338 (94.41%) SQL
2 214 (59.78%) C#
3 108 (30.17%) JavaScript
4 99 (27.65%) T-SQL
5 45 (12.57%) PL/SQL
6 26 (7.26%) C++
7 24 (6.70%) Java
8 18 (5.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 17 (4.75%) Python
10 11 (3.07%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.79%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.23%) Ruby
13 7 (1.96%) VB
13 7 (1.96%) VBA
14 6 (1.68%) VB6
15 3 (0.84%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.56%) C
16 2 (0.56%) VC++
17 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (11.17%) Degree
2 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.68%) MCSE
4 5 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.12%) CISSP
6 2 (0.56%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.10%) QA
2 7 (1.96%) GDPR
3 6 (1.68%) EMIR
3 6 (1.68%) MiFID
4 5 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.12%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (1.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) Firmware
2 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.40%) Grafana
2 4 (1.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 157 (43.85%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.50%) Oracle
3 8 (2.23%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (2.23%) WorldPay
4 7 (1.96%) Tableau
4 7 (1.96%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.68%) CQG
5 6 (1.68%) Fidessa
5 6 (1.68%) FIS
5 6 (1.68%) SunGard
6 5 (1.40%) Ab Initio
6 5 (1.40%) IBM
7 2 (0.56%) BT
7 2 (0.56%) Cognos
7 2 (0.56%) Perforce
7 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.56%) Talend
8 1 (0.28%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.28%) Informatica
8 1 (0.28%) Marketo