Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 161 109
Rank change year-on-year -21 -52 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 3,006 3,746 5,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.92% 2.26% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.35% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,753 3,409 4,821
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £66,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 150,128 159,198 177,282
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 95.96% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 121,931 128,488 150,450
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 September 2018.

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 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 +26 1,364 £55,000 - 150
South East -33 621 £45,000 - 61
North of England -59 461 £40,000 - 91
North West -59 262 £41,500 +10.67% 48
East of England +9 223 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Midlands -86 210 £40,000 - 40
Yorkshire -41 171 £40,000 -5.88% 37
South West -48 128 £40,000 +6.67% 26
West Midlands -100 119 £40,000 - 23
East Midlands -38 90 £40,000 +6.67% 17
North East -30 28 £42,000 -1.18% 6
SQL Developer
UK

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

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

1 2,778 (92.42%) SQL
2 1,961 (65.24%) SQL Server
3 1,414 (47.04%) .NET
4 1,401 (46.61%) C#
5 1,112 (36.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,069 (35.56%) T-SQL
7 1,003 (33.37%) Microsoft
8 988 (32.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 886 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
10 877 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
11 872 (29.01%) Finance
12 723 (24.05%) Data Warehouse
13 706 (23.49%) JavaScript
14 622 (20.69%) ASP.NET
15 620 (20.63%) ETL
16 618 (20.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 582 (19.36%) MVC
18 552 (18.36%) HTML
19 430 (14.30%) CSS
20 372 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
21 362 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
22 338 (11.24%) Power BI
23 327 (10.88%) .NET Framework
24 323 (10.75%) Java
25 303 (10.08%) Banking
26 300 (9.98%) ASP.NET MVC
27 291 (9.68%) Oracle
28 277 (9.21%) Degree
29 273 (9.08%) jQuery
30 265 (8.82%) Web Services

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 60 (2.00%) IIS
2 51 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 37 (1.23%) CMS
4 31 (1.03%) Apache
5 28 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 26 (0.86%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (0.70%) Apache Spark
8 21 (0.70%) Confluence
9 20 (0.67%) EPiServer
9 20 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 18 (0.60%) NServiceBus
11 14 (0.47%) Mule
11 14 (0.47%) Mule ESB
12 13 (0.43%) JBoss
13 12 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (0.33%) Jetty
15 10 (0.33%) SAS
16 7 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 205 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.50%) Chatbot
4 13 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 28 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.30%) FastStats
5 7 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
6 6 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.17%) MetaTrader
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.13%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.100%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 2 (0.067%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 362 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.96%) SaaS
4 33 (1.10%) GitHub
5 26 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (0.80%) PaaS
7 23 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
8 20 (0.67%) IaaS
9 10 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.27%) Data Lake Analytics
10 8 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.23%) Office 365
12 5 (0.17%) Heroku
12 5 (0.17%) Trello
13 2 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.067%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.067%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.067%) Serverless
14 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.033%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.40%) SMS
2 16 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 14 (0.47%) Internet
4 13 (0.43%) HTTP
4 13 (0.43%) Intranet
5 10 (0.33%) SMPP
6 8 (0.27%) DNS
7 7 (0.23%) Firewall
8 4 (0.13%) SAN
8 4 (0.13%) SSH
8 4 (0.13%) WAN
9 3 (0.100%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.067%) DHCP
10 2 (0.067%) LAN
11 1 (0.033%) RTP
11 1 (0.033%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,961 (65.24%) SQL Server
2 1,112 (36.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 988 (32.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 723 (24.05%) Data Warehouse
5 618 (20.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 338 (11.24%) Power BI
7 254 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 236 (7.85%) Relational Database
9 231 (7.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 188 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
11 160 (5.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 152 (5.06%) MySQL
13 138 (4.59%) Big Data
14 133 (4.42%) NoSQL
15 94 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
16 88 (2.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 83 (2.76%) Oracle Database
18 70 (2.33%) MongoDB
19 67 (2.23%) Data Lake
20 65 (2.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 256 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 253 (8.42%) Visual Studio
3 243 (8.08%) Git (software)
4 97 (3.23%) JIRA
5 72 (2.40%) Subversion
6 64 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 56 (1.86%) Jenkins
8 53 (1.76%) TeamCity
9 52 (1.73%) NUnit
10 40 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 39 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
12 37 (1.23%) JUnit
13 36 (1.20%) Maven
14 34 (1.13%) Eclipse
15 24 (0.80%) Selenium
16 22 (0.73%) MSTest
17 16 (0.53%) NetBeans
17 16 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
18 14 (0.47%) TestNG
19 13 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 872 (29.01%) Finance
2 303 (10.08%) Banking
3 146 (4.86%) Retail
4 93 (3.09%) Advertising
5 88 (2.93%) Marketing
6 63 (2.10%) Legal
7 51 (1.70%) Front Office
8 42 (1.40%) Games
9 36 (1.20%) Back Office
10 32 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 31 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 30 (1.00%) Telecoms
13 28 (0.93%) Law
14 21 (0.70%) Automotive
15 19 (0.63%) Electronics
16 12 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.40%) Publishing
17 4 (0.13%) Retail Finance
18 2 (0.067%) Billing
18 2 (0.067%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,414 (47.04%) .NET
2 622 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 552 (18.36%) HTML
4 430 (14.30%) CSS
5 327 (10.88%) .NET Framework
6 300 (9.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 273 (9.08%) jQuery
8 265 (8.82%) Web Services
9 246 (8.18%) AngularJS
10 221 (7.35%) XML
11 216 (7.19%) Entity Framework
12 214 (7.12%) ASP.NET Web API
13 188 (6.25%) WCF
14 139 (4.62%) SOAP
15 132 (4.39%) WPF
16 113 (3.76%) REST
17 109 (3.63%) HTML5
18 106 (3.53%) RESTful
19 97 (3.23%) React
20 96 (3.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 263 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 144 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
4 113 (3.76%) Fintech
5 81 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 75 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 72 (2.40%) Algorithms
8 58 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
9 56 (1.86%) Hedge funds
10 41 (1.36%) User Experience
11 36 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 35 (1.16%) Management Information System
13 33 (1.10%) Equities
14 31 (1.03%) NHS
15 27 (0.90%) Fixed Income
16 24 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 24 (0.80%) Replication
17 23 (0.77%) AS400
17 23 (0.77%) Client/Server
17 23 (0.77%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 190 (6.32%) Windows
2 128 (4.26%) Linux
3 45 (1.50%) Unix
4 39 (1.30%) Android
5 37 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 31 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.33%) Solaris
8 9 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.27%) AIX
10 6 (0.20%) VMS
11 4 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.033%) CentOS
12 1 (0.033%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.033%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.033%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 886 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 877 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 620 (20.63%) ETL
4 582 (19.36%) MVC
5 372 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
6 260 (8.65%) Scrum
7 257 (8.55%) TDD
8 242 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
9 236 (7.85%) Unit Testing
10 220 (7.32%) Data Modelling
11 205 (6.82%) Software Engineering
12 190 (6.32%) SDLC
13 185 (6.15%) Analytics
13 185 (6.15%) OO
14 168 (5.59%) Web Development
15 167 (5.56%) Migration
16 162 (5.39%) Visualisation
17 157 (5.22%) Test Automation
18 156 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
19 136 (4.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2,778 (92.42%) SQL
2 1,401 (46.61%) C#
3 1,069 (35.56%) T-SQL
4 706 (23.49%) JavaScript
5 323 (10.75%) Java
6 202 (6.72%) PL/SQL
7 151 (5.02%) VB.NET
8 149 (4.96%) Python
9 147 (4.89%) PowerShell
10 117 (3.89%) VB
11 103 (3.43%) VBA
12 74 (2.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 69 (2.30%) PHP
14 46 (1.53%) C++
15 41 (1.36%) C
16 34 (1.13%) TypeScript
17 32 (1.06%) Scala
18 31 (1.03%) Delphi
18 31 (1.03%) Ruby
19 30 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 277 (9.21%) Degree
2 91 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 19 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.57%) MCPD
7 15 (0.50%) MCP
8 13 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 12 (0.40%) MCSE
10 10 (0.33%) BC Cleared
10 10 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.27%) PhD
12 7 (0.23%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.13%) CISSP
14 4 (0.13%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.100%) AWS Certification
16 2 (0.067%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.69%) QA
2 45 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 22 (0.73%) GDPR
4 14 (0.47%) MiFID
5 9 (0.30%) SLA
6 7 (0.23%) EMIR
7 5 (0.17%) FATCA
8 3 (0.100%) GCP
9 2 (0.067%) Basel III
9 2 (0.067%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.033%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.033%) PMO
10 1 (0.033%) TickIT
System Software
1 35 (1.16%) Docker
2 17 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.17%) Firmware
4 3 (0.100%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.067%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (0.50%) Ansible
2 13 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.17%) Grafana
4 5 (0.17%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.13%) Control-M
5 4 (0.13%) Puppet
6 3 (0.100%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.100%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.067%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1,003 (33.37%) Microsoft
2 291 (9.68%) Oracle
3 150 (4.99%) Tableau
4 48 (1.60%) Cognos
5 47 (1.56%) Google
6 44 (1.46%) Xamarin
7 37 (1.23%) Talend
8 34 (1.13%) SAP
9 26 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (0.73%) Telerik
11 21 (0.70%) RedGate
12 20 (0.67%) Sitecore
13 19 (0.63%) Informatica
14 15 (0.50%) Alteryx
15 13 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
15 13 (0.43%) Sybase
16 12 (0.40%) Charles River
17 11 (0.37%) Atlassian
18 10 (0.33%) Capita
18 10 (0.33%) DevExpress