Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

SQL Developer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 121 83
Rank change year-on-year -39 -38 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 3791 4773 6828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.24% 2.68% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.77% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 4429 6284
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.19%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in England

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in England

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in England

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 SQL Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -50 1392 £55,000 - 101
South East -25 866 £45,000 +12.50% 55
North of England -25 712 £40,000 - 58
North West -10 413 £37,500 -2.91% 30
Midlands -13 396 £40,000 +6.67% 28
West Midlands +3 281 £40,000 +14.29% 18
Yorkshire -35 253 £42,500 +6.25% 26
East of England -36 218 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South West +59 211 £35,750 -7.14% 17
East Midlands -15 115 £37,500 -1.96% 10
North East +23 46 £34,000 -8.72% 2
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 3528 (93.06%) SQL
2 2525 (66.61%) SQL Server
3 1785 (47.09%) .NET
4 1772 (46.74%) C#
5 1409 (37.17%) T-SQL
6 1285 (33.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1240 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
8 1174 (30.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1170 (30.86%) JavaScript
10 1153 (30.41%) Business Intelligence
11 1118 (29.49%) Microsoft
12 994 (26.22%) ASP.NET
13 956 (25.22%) Finance
14 922 (24.32%) MVC
15 903 (23.82%) HTML
16 839 (22.13%) Data Warehouse
17 733 (19.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 724 (19.10%) CSS
19 679 (17.91%) ETL
20 515 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
21 486 (12.82%) AngularJS
22 471 (12.42%) jQuery
23 470 (12.40%) .NET Framework
24 461 (12.16%) Oracle
25 434 (11.45%) Scrum
26 406 (10.71%) Degree
27 397 (10.47%) Visual Studio
28 392 (10.34%) Java
29 389 (10.26%) Web Services
30 374 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 150 (3.96%) IIS
2 144 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 55 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 55 (1.45%) CMS
4 46 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 42 (1.11%) Apache Spark
6 29 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (0.74%) Apache
8 27 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 23 (0.61%) Umbraco
10 18 (0.47%) JBoss
11 16 (0.42%) nginx
11 16 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (0.32%) WordPress
13 11 (0.29%) Confluence
13 11 (0.29%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 219 (5.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.13%) FileZilla
6 3 (0.079%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.079%) SPSS
7 2 (0.053%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.053%) Maya
7 2 (0.053%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.053%) Pipeline Pilot
8 1 (0.026%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 30 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 12 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.11%) FastStats
7 4 (0.11%) Magento
7 4 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.11%) Raiser's Edge
7 4 (0.11%) ReMetrica
8 3 (0.079%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.079%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 374 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (1.77%) SaaS
4 29 (0.76%) GitHub
5 23 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.50%) Office 365
7 13 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
9 11 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.16%) npm
11 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.13%) Sage Pay
12 3 (0.079%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.079%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.079%) Taleo
13 2 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.053%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.053%) Serverless
14 1 (0.026%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 91 (2.40%) Internet
2 35 (0.92%) Intranet
3 27 (0.71%) SMS
4 26 (0.69%) HTTP
5 22 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.42%) FTP
7 8 (0.21%) Firewall
8 7 (0.18%) ATM
8 7 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.16%) DNS
10 5 (0.13%) SMTP
11 4 (0.11%) Broadband
11 4 (0.11%) SSL
11 4 (0.11%) VoIP
11 4 (0.11%) VPN
12 3 (0.079%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.053%) MQTT
14 1 (0.026%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.026%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2525 (66.61%) SQL Server
2 1285 (33.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1174 (30.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 839 (22.13%) Data Warehouse
5 733 (19.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 366 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 333 (8.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 325 (8.57%) Relational Database
9 318 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 275 (7.25%) Power BI
11 242 (6.38%) SQL Server 2016
12 191 (5.04%) Oracle Database
13 177 (4.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 171 (4.51%) MySQL
15 168 (4.43%) Big Data
16 129 (3.40%) QlikView
17 123 (3.24%) OLAP
18 122 (3.22%) RDBMS
19 119 (3.14%) NoSQL
20 100 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 397 (10.47%) Visual Studio
2 335 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 189 (4.99%) Git (software)
4 141 (3.72%) Subversion
5 116 (3.06%) JIRA
6 102 (2.69%) NUnit
7 83 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 74 (1.95%) Jenkins
9 45 (1.19%) TeamCity
10 38 (1.00%) Selenium
11 32 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 30 (0.79%) Mercurial
13 29 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
14 28 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 28 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
14 28 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 27 (0.71%) gulp
16 26 (0.69%) Bitbucket
16 26 (0.69%) Eclipse
16 26 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 956 (25.22%) Finance
2 313 (8.26%) Banking
3 177 (4.67%) Retail
4 155 (4.09%) Marketing
5 117 (3.09%) Investment Banking
6 106 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 93 (2.45%) Electronics
8 80 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 71 (1.87%) Games
10 66 (1.74%) Front Office
11 64 (1.69%) Legal
12 55 (1.45%) Advertising
13 46 (1.21%) Back Office
14 32 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 31 (0.82%) Law
16 15 (0.40%) Publishing
17 10 (0.26%) Automotive
18 8 (0.21%) Billing
19 6 (0.16%) Retail Finance
20 4 (0.11%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1785 (47.09%) .NET
2 994 (26.22%) ASP.NET
3 903 (23.82%) HTML
4 724 (19.10%) CSS
5 515 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 486 (12.82%) AngularJS
7 471 (12.42%) jQuery
8 470 (12.40%) .NET Framework
9 389 (10.26%) Web Services
10 354 (9.34%) XML
11 323 (8.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 266 (7.02%) WCF
13 222 (5.86%) HTML5
14 213 (5.62%) WPF
15 171 (4.51%) Ajax
16 164 (4.33%) Entity Framework
17 152 (4.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 151 (3.98%) Spring
19 134 (3.53%) CSS3
20 117 (3.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 256 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 248 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 140 (3.69%) Fintech
4 127 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
5 87 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 83 (2.19%) User Experience
7 71 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 57 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 48 (1.27%) Tandem
10 47 (1.24%) Equities
11 44 (1.16%) Replication
12 37 (0.98%) Algorithms
13 36 (0.95%) Hedge funds
14 33 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 31 (0.82%) Mobile App
16 28 (0.74%) N-Tier
17 27 (0.71%) Client/Server
18 26 (0.69%) Fixed Income
19 25 (0.66%) iPad
20 24 (0.63%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 309 (8.15%) Windows
2 201 (5.30%) Linux
3 90 (2.37%) Unix
4 42 (1.11%) Android
5 35 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.47%) AIX
7 18 (0.47%) Solaris
8 17 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.37%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.079%) Debian
12 3 (0.079%) HPUX
13 2 (0.053%) CentOS
13 2 (0.053%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.053%) VMS
13 2 (0.053%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.026%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1240 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1153 (30.41%) Business Intelligence
3 922 (24.32%) MVC
4 679 (17.91%) ETL
5 434 (11.45%) Scrum
6 356 (9.39%) TDD
7 296 (7.81%) Web Development
8 292 (7.70%) OO
9 248 (6.54%) Data Modelling
9 248 (6.54%) Unit Testing
10 235 (6.20%) Software Engineering
11 233 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
12 228 (6.01%) Analytics
13 214 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
14 185 (4.88%) SDLC
15 179 (4.72%) Test Automation
16 175 (4.62%) Mentoring
17 167 (4.41%) E-Commerce
18 164 (4.33%) Data Analysis
19 155 (4.09%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 3528 (93.06%) SQL
2 1772 (46.74%) C#
3 1409 (37.17%) T-SQL
4 1170 (30.86%) JavaScript
5 392 (10.34%) Java
6 253 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 251 (6.62%) VB.NET
8 155 (4.09%) VBA
9 140 (3.69%) Python
10 132 (3.48%) PHP
11 124 (3.27%) VB
12 104 (2.74%) C++
13 93 (2.45%) PowerShell
14 88 (2.32%) C
15 56 (1.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 50 (1.32%) Shell Script
17 44 (1.16%) Scala
18 43 (1.13%) R
19 29 (0.76%) VB6
20 25 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 406 (10.71%) Degree
2 130 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.34%) MCSE
6 10 (0.26%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.21%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.18%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.18%) MCITP
8 7 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.16%) MCSA
10 5 (0.13%) MCP
11 4 (0.11%) RHCE
12 3 (0.079%) MCTS
12 3 (0.079%) PhD
13 2 (0.053%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.053%) HND
13 2 (0.053%) MCSD
13 2 (0.053%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.026%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (2.64%) Data Quality
2 91 (2.40%) QA
3 24 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 24 (0.63%) SEPA
4 11 (0.29%) SLA
5 9 (0.24%) PMO
6 5 (0.13%) MiFID
7 4 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.026%) Basel III
9 1 (0.026%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 28 (0.74%) Docker
3 10 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.026%) Firmware
5 1 (0.026%) GridGain
5 1 (0.026%) HDFS
5 1 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.026%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (0.63%) Opsview
2 11 (0.29%) Puppet
3 10 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.079%) Ansible
4 3 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.079%) SCCM
4 3 (0.079%) Terraform
5 2 (0.053%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.053%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.053%) WMI
6 1 (0.026%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.026%) Control-M
6 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.026%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1118 (29.49%) Microsoft
2 461 (12.16%) Oracle
3 150 (3.96%) Tableau
4 108 (2.85%) SAP
5 85 (2.24%) Cognos
6 72 (1.90%) RedGate
7 52 (1.37%) Sybase
8 41 (1.08%) Google
9 38 (1.00%) Xamarin
10 32 (0.84%) DevExpress
11 29 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
12 28 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (0.66%) Sitecore
14 20 (0.53%) Hortonworks
14 20 (0.53%) IBM
14 20 (0.53%) Telerik
15 17 (0.45%) Facebook
15 17 (0.45%) Jaspersoft
15 17 (0.45%) Splunk
15 17 (0.45%) Zend