Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 760 703 716
Rank change year-on-year -57 +13 -88
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 318 476 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 304 448 452
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

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 133,369 155,858 161,404
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.14% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 107,696 127,741 135,329
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,296 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +57 171 £60,000 - 14
South East -43 61 £51,000 - 7
North of England +8 54 £47,500 -5.00% 7
North West +13 27 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire +19 25 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Midlands -3 18 £42,500 -15.00% 2
West Midlands +16 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South West +14 9 £47,500 +5.56% 2
East Midlands +14 7 £47,500 - 1
East of England +11 5 £58,750 -2.08%
North East +12 2 £35,750 +5.93%
Senior SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 292 (91.82%) SQL
2 197 (61.95%) SQL Server
3 181 (56.92%) .NET
4 178 (55.97%) C#
5 108 (33.96%) ASP.NET
5 108 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (32.70%) Microsoft
7 98 (30.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 96 (30.19%) T-SQL
9 86 (27.04%) JavaScript
10 85 (26.73%) Finance
11 84 (26.42%) MVC
12 81 (25.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 80 (25.16%) Business Intelligence
13 80 (25.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 78 (24.53%) ETL
15 72 (22.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 65 (20.44%) TDD
17 58 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
18 57 (17.92%) Relational Database
19 56 (17.61%) Banking
20 53 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
21 50 (15.72%) HTML
22 49 (15.41%) Visual Studio
23 48 (15.09%) CSS
24 47 (14.78%) Web Services
25 46 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
26 42 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
26 42 (13.21%) PL/SQL

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 3 (0.94%) CMS
2 2 (0.63%) DNN
2 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.63%) IIS
2 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.31%) Kentico
3 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.31%) SAS
3 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.31%) Sitefinity
3 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.89%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 80 (25.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.14%) SaaS
4 6 (1.89%) GitHub
4 6 (1.89%) IaaS
4 6 (1.89%) PaaS
5 4 (1.26%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.63%) Office 365
7 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (1.89%) Network Security
2 2 (0.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (61.95%) SQL Server
2 98 (30.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 81 (25.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (22.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 57 (17.92%) Relational Database
6 46 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (9.43%) Power BI
8 24 (7.55%) Big Data
9 22 (6.92%) RDBMS
10 21 (6.60%) MS Access
11 20 (6.29%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (4.72%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (4.40%) OLAP
13 14 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (3.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 10 (3.14%) NoSQL
15 10 (3.14%) OLAP Cube
16 9 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 9 (2.83%) Oracle Database
17 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 49 (15.41%) Visual Studio
2 29 (9.12%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.03%) MSTest
3 16 (5.03%) NUnit
4 10 (3.14%) JIRA
4 10 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.14%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.89%) GitLab
6 3 (0.94%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.94%) Selenium
6 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.94%) WiX
7 2 (0.63%) Subversion
8 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.31%) Gatling
8 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.31%) JMeter
8 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 85 (26.73%) Finance
2 56 (17.61%) Banking
3 12 (3.77%) Retail
4 9 (2.83%) Legal
5 6 (1.89%) Front Office
6 4 (1.26%) Back Office
6 4 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.26%) Marketing
7 3 (0.94%) Automotive
7 3 (0.94%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (56.92%) .NET
2 108 (33.96%) ASP.NET
3 50 (15.72%) HTML
4 48 (15.09%) CSS
5 47 (14.78%) Web Services
6 42 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (12.89%) jQuery
7 41 (12.89%) WCF
8 36 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 34 (10.69%) React
10 33 (10.38%) XSLT
11 32 (10.06%) .NET Framework
12 28 (8.81%) AngularJS
13 24 (7.55%) Entity Framework
14 22 (6.92%) MDX
15 21 (6.60%) LINQ
15 21 (6.60%) WPF
16 20 (6.29%) RESTful
17 17 (5.35%) SOAP
17 17 (5.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (5.66%) Fintech
4 15 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.83%) Derivative
6 8 (2.52%) Equities
6 8 (2.52%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.89%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.94%) Life Science
9 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.63%) Clustering
9 2 (0.63%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.63%) Replication
9 2 (0.63%) User Experience
10 1 (0.31%) FMCG
10 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.52%) Linux
2 5 (1.57%) Windows
3 3 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (26.42%) MVC
3 80 (25.16%) Business Intelligence
4 78 (24.53%) ETL
5 65 (20.44%) TDD
6 58 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (11.95%) Pair Programming
9 36 (11.32%) OO
9 36 (11.32%) Scrum
10 35 (11.01%) Software Engineering
11 33 (10.38%) Test Automation
12 31 (9.75%) SDLC
12 31 (9.75%) SOLID
13 29 (9.12%) Computer Science
14 26 (8.18%) Analytics
15 23 (7.23%) Continuous Deployment
15 23 (7.23%) Customer Requirements
16 22 (6.92%) Integration Testing
17 21 (6.60%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 292 (91.82%) SQL
2 178 (55.97%) C#
3 96 (30.19%) T-SQL
4 86 (27.04%) JavaScript
5 42 (13.21%) PL/SQL
6 34 (10.69%) Python
7 14 (4.40%) C++
8 13 (4.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 13 (4.09%) Java
9 10 (3.14%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.83%) R
10 9 (2.83%) Ruby
10 9 (2.83%) VB
11 6 (1.89%) Scala
12 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.26%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.26%) VB6
14 3 (0.94%) ANSI SQL
14 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (10.06%) Degree
2 7 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.89%) MCSE
4 4 (1.26%) CISSP
4 4 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.31%) MCP
6 1 (0.31%) MCPD
6 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.23%) QA
2 6 (1.89%) EMIR
2 6 (1.89%) MiFID
3 4 (1.26%) FATCA
4 2 (0.63%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.20%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.57%) Grafana
Vendors
1 104 (32.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.32%) Oracle
3 7 (2.20%) Tableau
4 6 (1.89%) Cisco
4 6 (1.89%) CQG
4 6 (1.89%) Fidessa
4 6 (1.89%) FIS
4 6 (1.89%) SunGard
5 5 (1.57%) IBM
6 3 (0.94%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.94%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.31%) BT
7 1 (0.31%) Cadence
7 1 (0.31%) Cognos
7 1 (0.31%) Google
7 1 (0.31%) SAP
7 1 (0.31%) Splunk