Period
to 21 February 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 175 143
Rank change year-on-year -34 -32 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 2,354 3,351 3,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.68% 2.03% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.11% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,184 3,051 3,638
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 134,743 158,932 160,253
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.30% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 108,918 131,441 134,154
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,253
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.75%

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 February 2019.

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 February 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 +32 1,207 £55,000 - 168
South East -115 352 £45,000 - 67
North of England -27 347 £40,000 - 105
North West -24 198 £42,000 +5.00% 53
Midlands -65 183 £40,000 - 59
East of England -2 148 £40,000 -8.05% 23
Yorkshire -45 116 £40,000 -5.88% 44
South West -57 116 £40,000 +14.29% 19
West Midlands -68 111 £40,000 - 35
East Midlands +3 71 £40,000 +5.26% 24
North East +25 33 £44,000 +35.38% 8
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 2,196 (93.29%) SQL
2 1,521 (64.61%) SQL Server
3 1,180 (50.13%) C#
4 1,084 (46.05%) .NET
5 849 (36.07%) T-SQL
6 824 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 736 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
8 708 (30.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 698 (29.65%) Microsoft
10 667 (28.33%) Business Intelligence
11 636 (27.02%) Finance
12 517 (21.96%) ASP.NET
13 514 (21.84%) JavaScript
14 511 (21.71%) ETL
15 487 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
16 454 (19.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 438 (18.61%) MVC
18 416 (17.67%) Microsoft Azure
19 386 (16.40%) HTML
20 332 (14.10%) Oracle
21 331 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
22 304 (12.91%) Banking
23 299 (12.70%) CSS
24 247 (10.49%) Power BI
24 247 (10.49%) Java
25 243 (10.32%) Software Engineering
26 237 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
27 228 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC
28 227 (9.64%) .NET Framework
29 219 (9.30%) Degree

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 70 (2.97%) Oracle Workflow
2 62 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.36%) CMS
4 29 (1.23%) IIS
5 25 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 21 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 18 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 16 (0.68%) SAS
9 15 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.47%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.38%) WordPress
12 7 (0.30%) Apache
12 7 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.30%) Kentico
13 6 (0.25%) Confluence
13 6 (0.25%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.21%) Drupal
14 5 (0.21%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.21%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 171 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.68%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.25%) Raiser's Edge
5 4 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.17%) Shopify
5 4 (0.17%) SunGard GMI
6 3 (0.13%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.085%) Magento
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.085%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 416 (17.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (2.12%) SaaS
4 33 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (0.85%) Data Lake Analytics
6 19 (0.81%) GitHub
6 19 (0.81%) Office 365
7 17 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
8 16 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.25%) IaaS
10 6 (0.25%) PaaS
11 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.17%) Trello
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.13%) Slack
13 2 (0.085%) NuGet
14 1 (0.042%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.042%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.042%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.47%) Intranet
2 9 (0.38%) Internet
3 8 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (0.34%) Network Security
4 6 (0.25%) SMS
5 5 (0.21%) Skype
6 4 (0.17%) SSH
7 3 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.13%) WAN
8 2 (0.085%) DHCP
8 2 (0.085%) DNS
8 2 (0.085%) LAN
8 2 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,521 (64.61%) SQL Server
2 824 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 708 (30.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 487 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
5 454 (19.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 247 (10.49%) Power BI
7 210 (8.92%) Relational Database
8 169 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 154 (6.54%) SQL Server 2016
10 125 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 91 (3.87%) NoSQL
12 87 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
13 80 (3.40%) OLAP
14 78 (3.31%) Oracle Database
15 74 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
16 69 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
17 67 (2.85%) MySQL
18 57 (2.42%) RDBMS
19 56 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
20 54 (2.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 172 (7.31%) Visual Studio
2 139 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 131 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 52 (2.21%) JIRA
5 45 (1.91%) TeamCity
6 37 (1.57%) Subversion
7 34 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 28 (1.19%) Jenkins
9 27 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 24 (1.02%) NUnit
10 24 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
11 16 (0.68%) MSTest
11 16 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
12 14 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
13 10 (0.42%) JUnit
13 10 (0.42%) Toad
14 9 (0.38%) GitLab
15 7 (0.30%) Maven
16 6 (0.25%) Eclipse
16 6 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 636 (27.02%) Finance
2 304 (12.91%) Banking
3 85 (3.61%) Front Office
4 83 (3.53%) Marketing
5 80 (3.40%) Retail
6 61 (2.59%) Investment Banking
7 37 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 36 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.06%) Advertising
10 25 (1.06%) Law
11 24 (1.02%) Back Office
12 22 (0.93%) Publishing
13 21 (0.89%) Legal
14 20 (0.85%) Games
15 12 (0.51%) Automotive
16 11 (0.47%) Electronics
17 9 (0.38%) Billing
18 8 (0.34%) Private Banking
19 5 (0.21%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,084 (46.05%) .NET
2 517 (21.96%) ASP.NET
3 386 (16.40%) HTML
4 299 (12.70%) CSS
5 228 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 227 (9.64%) .NET Framework
7 210 (8.92%) XML
8 209 (8.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 201 (8.54%) AngularJS
10 175 (7.43%) Entity Framework
11 172 (7.31%) Web Services
12 169 (7.18%) jQuery
13 150 (6.37%) WCF
14 119 (5.06%) WPF
15 116 (4.93%) WinForms
16 112 (4.76%) React
17 83 (3.53%) HTML5
18 79 (3.36%) MDX
19 78 (3.31%) JSON
20 74 (3.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 237 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
3 122 (5.18%) Hedge funds
4 111 (4.72%) Equities
5 92 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 82 (3.48%) Data Structures
6 82 (3.48%) Fixed Income
7 79 (3.36%) Derivative
8 72 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
9 65 (2.76%) Algorithms
10 61 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
11 52 (2.21%) Fintech
12 34 (1.44%) Management Information System
13 31 (1.32%) Mobile App
14 27 (1.15%) User Experience
15 22 (0.93%) Credit Risk
15 22 (0.93%) iSeries
15 22 (0.93%) Reference Data
15 22 (0.93%) Replication
16 21 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 100 (4.25%) Windows
2 73 (3.10%) Linux
3 34 (1.44%) Unix
4 25 (1.06%) Android
4 25 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.42%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.38%) Solaris
7 8 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.085%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.042%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.042%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.042%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.042%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 736 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (28.33%) Business Intelligence
3 511 (21.71%) ETL
4 438 (18.61%) MVC
5 331 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
6 243 (10.32%) Software Engineering
7 219 (9.30%) TDD
8 210 (8.92%) Web Development
9 183 (7.77%) Scrum
10 179 (7.60%) Analytics
11 177 (7.52%) SDLC
12 166 (7.05%) Test Automation
13 160 (6.80%) Unit Testing
14 156 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
15 154 (6.54%) Migration
16 144 (6.12%) Asset Management
17 138 (5.86%) Visualisation
18 120 (5.10%) OO
19 112 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
20 110 (4.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2,196 (93.29%) SQL
2 1,180 (50.13%) C#
3 849 (36.07%) T-SQL
4 514 (21.84%) JavaScript
5 247 (10.49%) Java
6 190 (8.07%) PL/SQL
7 173 (7.35%) Python
8 147 (6.24%) VB.NET
9 96 (4.08%) PHP
10 94 (3.99%) VB
11 91 (3.87%) PowerShell
12 84 (3.57%) VBA
13 61 (2.59%) C++
14 48 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 37 (1.57%) C
16 31 (1.32%) R
17 30 (1.27%) TypeScript
18 22 (0.93%) RPG
19 18 (0.76%) Java 8
19 18 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 219 (9.30%) Degree
2 43 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 30 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 23 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.34%) PhD
6 5 (0.21%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.17%) MCPD
8 3 (0.13%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.13%) MCP
8 3 (0.13%) MCSE
9 2 (0.085%) CISSP
9 2 (0.085%) MCTS
10 1 (0.042%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.042%) MCAD
10 1 (0.042%) MCSA
10 1 (0.042%) MCSD
10 1 (0.042%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.042%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.042%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.06%) QA
2 50 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.81%) GDPR
4 7 (0.30%) MiFID
5 6 (0.25%) SLA
6 4 (0.17%) EMIR
7 3 (0.13%) HL7
7 3 (0.13%) IFRS
7 3 (0.13%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.085%) FATCA
8 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 35 (1.49%) Docker
2 8 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.25%) Oracle Clusterware
5 5 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.085%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.042%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (0.64%) SQL Sentry
2 11 (0.47%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.25%) Grafana
5 2 (0.085%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.085%) SCCM
5 2 (0.085%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.042%) Ansible
Vendors
1 698 (29.65%) Microsoft
2 332 (14.10%) Oracle
3 134 (5.69%) Tableau
4 41 (1.74%) RedGate
5 36 (1.53%) Talend
6 31 (1.32%) Google
7 30 (1.27%) Cognos
8 26 (1.10%) SAP
9 25 (1.06%) Sitecore
10 20 (0.85%) Telerik
11 18 (0.76%) Xamarin
12 17 (0.72%) Adobe
12 17 (0.72%) Alteryx
13 15 (0.64%) Bloomberg
13 15 (0.64%) IBM
13 15 (0.64%) Informatica
14 14 (0.59%) Reuters
15 11 (0.47%) DevExpress
16 9 (0.38%) BT
16 9 (0.38%) JD Edwards