Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 159 122
Rank change year-on-year -37 -37 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 2,719 3,764 4,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.82% 2.24% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.34% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,518 3,453 4,449
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,800 £29,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,200 £67,500
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 143,616 160,972 173,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 95.89% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 116,655 130,105 146,174
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 18 November 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 18 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 +12 1,255 £55,000 - 155
South East -58 516 £45,000 - 75
North of England -65 415 £40,000 - 82
North West -58 238 £40,000 +6.67% 36
Midlands -55 213 £40,000 - 49
East of England +2 186 £40,000 -11.11% 25
Yorkshire -42 149 £37,500 -11.76% 40
South West -30 134 £40,000 +11.11% 30
West Midlands -65 127 £40,000 - 34
East Midlands -24 85 £40,000 +6.67% 15
North East -23 28 £47,500 +35.71% 6
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 2,506 (92.17%) SQL
2 1,851 (68.08%) SQL Server
3 1,302 (47.89%) C#
4 1,230 (45.24%) .NET
5 1,027 (37.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 980 (36.04%) T-SQL
7 903 (33.21%) Microsoft
8 893 (32.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 809 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
9 809 (29.75%) Finance
10 795 (29.24%) Business Intelligence
11 612 (22.51%) Data Warehouse
12 607 (22.32%) ETL
13 605 (22.25%) JavaScript
14 582 (21.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 552 (20.30%) ASP.NET
16 505 (18.57%) MVC
17 470 (17.29%) HTML
18 392 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
19 363 (13.35%) CSS
20 337 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
21 303 (11.14%) Power BI
22 287 (10.56%) Oracle
23 282 (10.37%) Banking
24 279 (10.26%) Java
25 269 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
26 251 (9.23%) Relational Database
27 250 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
27 250 (9.19%) TDD
28 247 (9.08%) Scrum

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 51 (1.88%) IIS
2 48 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.32%) CMS
4 33 (1.21%) WebSphere
5 19 (0.70%) Apache
6 16 (0.59%) Apache Spark
6 16 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.48%) EPiServer
9 12 (0.44%) Confluence
9 12 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 11 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.37%) SAS
11 10 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.33%) JBoss
12 9 (0.33%) NServiceBus
13 8 (0.29%) Mule
13 8 (0.29%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 241 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.26%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 36 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.33%) FastStats
4 9 (0.33%) SunGard GMI
5 7 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.15%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.11%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.074%) Elite 3E
10 2 (0.074%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 392 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (2.13%) SaaS
4 33 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (1.03%) GitHub
6 21 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
6 21 (0.77%) IaaS
6 21 (0.77%) PaaS
7 12 (0.44%) Data Lake Analytics
8 10 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (0.37%) Office 365
9 6 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.18%) Trello
11 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.074%) Heroku
12 2 (0.074%) NuGet
12 2 (0.074%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.037%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.77%) SMS
2 13 (0.48%) Intranet
3 12 (0.44%) HTTP
3 12 (0.44%) Internet
4 6 (0.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.18%) DNS
6 4 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.15%) Firewall
6 4 (0.15%) Network Security
6 4 (0.15%) SSH
6 4 (0.15%) WAN
7 3 (0.11%) SAN
7 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.074%) DHCP
8 2 (0.074%) LAN
8 2 (0.074%) SMPP
9 1 (0.037%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,851 (68.08%) SQL Server
2 1,027 (37.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 893 (32.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 612 (22.51%) Data Warehouse
5 582 (21.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 303 (11.14%) Power BI
7 251 (9.23%) Relational Database
8 213 (7.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 199 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 166 (6.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 133 (4.89%) SQL Server 2014
12 125 (4.60%) Big Data
13 117 (4.30%) MySQL
14 107 (3.94%) NoSQL
15 88 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
16 80 (2.94%) Oracle Database
17 79 (2.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 72 (2.65%) Azure SQL Database
18 72 (2.65%) OLAP
19 67 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 228 (8.39%) Visual Studio
2 221 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 191 (7.02%) Git (software)
4 76 (2.80%) JIRA
5 61 (2.24%) TeamCity
6 60 (2.21%) Subversion
7 45 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 41 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 39 (1.43%) NUnit
10 38 (1.40%) Jenkins
11 27 (0.99%) Eclipse
12 26 (0.96%) JUnit
13 22 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
14 21 (0.77%) Maven
15 17 (0.63%) MSTest
16 15 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
17 14 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
18 13 (0.48%) Selenium
19 12 (0.44%) Bitbucket
20 10 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 809 (29.75%) Finance
2 282 (10.37%) Banking
3 138 (5.08%) Retail
4 77 (2.83%) Marketing
5 74 (2.72%) Advertising
6 54 (1.99%) Legal
7 53 (1.95%) Front Office
8 43 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 42 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 35 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 27 (0.99%) Games
12 26 (0.96%) Law
13 24 (0.88%) Automotive
13 24 (0.88%) Back Office
13 24 (0.88%) Publishing
14 19 (0.70%) Financial Institution
15 18 (0.66%) Electronics
16 6 (0.22%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.15%) Billing
17 4 (0.15%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,230 (45.24%) .NET
2 552 (20.30%) ASP.NET
3 470 (17.29%) HTML
4 363 (13.35%) CSS
5 250 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 243 (8.94%) .NET Framework
6 243 (8.94%) jQuery
7 227 (8.35%) AngularJS
8 220 (8.09%) Web Services
9 214 (7.87%) XML
10 206 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 174 (6.40%) Entity Framework
12 162 (5.96%) WCF
13 115 (4.23%) WPF
14 104 (3.82%) WinForms
15 103 (3.79%) SOAP
16 101 (3.71%) HTML5
17 95 (3.49%) React
18 94 (3.46%) RESTful
19 84 (3.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 269 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
3 140 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 94 (3.46%) Fintech
5 90 (3.31%) Data Structures
6 66 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (2.39%) Hedge funds
8 59 (2.17%) Algorithms
9 55 (2.02%) Equities
10 43 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
11 41 (1.51%) Management Information System
12 39 (1.43%) Mobile App
12 39 (1.43%) NHS
13 37 (1.36%) Fixed Income
14 36 (1.32%) iSeries
15 34 (1.25%) AS400
16 29 (1.07%) User Experience
17 28 (1.03%) Derivative
17 28 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 25 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 123 (4.52%) Windows
2 78 (2.87%) Linux
3 39 (1.43%) Android
4 36 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.03%) Unix
6 15 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.44%) Solaris
8 3 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.037%) AIX
9 1 (0.037%) CentOS
9 1 (0.037%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.037%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 809 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 795 (29.24%) Business Intelligence
3 607 (22.32%) ETL
4 505 (18.57%) MVC
5 337 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
6 250 (9.19%) TDD
7 247 (9.08%) Scrum
8 208 (7.65%) Unit Testing
9 196 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
10 184 (6.77%) Software Engineering
11 180 (6.62%) SDLC
12 177 (6.51%) Analytics
13 174 (6.40%) Visualisation
14 170 (6.25%) Web Development
15 166 (6.11%) Test Automation
16 163 (5.99%) Data Modelling
17 157 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
18 154 (5.66%) OO
19 145 (5.33%) Migration
20 117 (4.30%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 2,506 (92.17%) SQL
2 1,302 (47.89%) C#
3 980 (36.04%) T-SQL
4 605 (22.25%) JavaScript
5 279 (10.26%) Java
6 186 (6.84%) PL/SQL
7 175 (6.44%) Python
8 161 (5.92%) VB.NET
9 137 (5.04%) VB
10 114 (4.19%) PowerShell
11 108 (3.97%) VBA
12 79 (2.91%) PHP
13 72 (2.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 49 (1.80%) C++
15 36 (1.32%) RPG
16 34 (1.25%) TypeScript
17 29 (1.07%) C
18 28 (1.03%) R
18 28 (1.03%) Ruby
19 23 (0.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 240 (8.83%) Degree
2 79 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 23 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.44%) MCPD
6 12 (0.44%) PhD
7 9 (0.33%) MCP
8 8 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.29%) MCSE
9 7 (0.26%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.22%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.15%) CISSP
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.15%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.11%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.074%) MCSA
14 2 (0.074%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.037%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (2.68%) QA
2 63 (2.32%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.59%) GDPR
3 16 (0.59%) MiFID
4 9 (0.33%) EMIR
5 7 (0.26%) FATCA
6 3 (0.11%) IFRS
6 3 (0.11%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.11%) SLA
7 1 (0.037%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.037%) PMO
7 1 (0.037%) TickIT
System Software
1 25 (0.92%) Docker
2 14 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.037%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (0.33%) Ansible
1 9 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.26%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.18%) Grafana
4 3 (0.11%) Puppet
4 3 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.074%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.074%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.037%) Control-M
6 1 (0.037%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.037%) SCCM
Vendors
1 903 (33.21%) Microsoft
2 287 (10.56%) Oracle
3 168 (6.18%) Tableau
4 46 (1.69%) Cognos
4 46 (1.69%) Google
5 32 (1.18%) Xamarin
6 28 (1.03%) Talend
7 27 (0.99%) SAP
7 27 (0.99%) Telerik
8 24 (0.88%) Sitecore
9 23 (0.85%) Informatica
10 18 (0.66%) Alteryx
11 16 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (0.48%) Adobe
13 12 (0.44%) Bloomberg
13 12 (0.44%) Charles River
13 12 (0.44%) IBM
14 11 (0.40%) DevExpress
14 11 (0.40%) Reuters
15 10 (0.37%) Fidessa