Period
to 5 August 2020

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 268 213 176
Rank change year-on-year -55 -37 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 703 2,148 3,165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.16% 1.63% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.70% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 698 2,066 2,998
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,625 £76,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.71%

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 57,721 126,717 154,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.89% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46,981 102,124 125,331
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,483 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in England

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Developer in England.

Salary trend for SQL Developer in England

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Developer in England over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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 -72 319 £60,000 - 26
South East +4 104 £45,000 -10.00% 14
North of England -2 99 £47,500 +7.95% 13
Midlands +56 84 £47,500 +11.76% 15
East of England +59 80 £47,500 +18.75% 4
North West +14 62 £50,000 +17.65% 5
West Midlands +37 55 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Yorkshire +20 33 £45,000 - 8
East Midlands +58 29 £50,000 +17.65% 9
South West +28 16 £45,000 +8.43% 4
North East +8 4 £50,000 +5.26%
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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.

1 672 (95.59%) SQL
2 482 (68.56%) SQL Server
3 302 (42.96%) C#
4 276 (39.26%) .NET
5 267 (37.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 230 (32.72%) T-SQL
7 225 (32.01%) Microsoft
8 213 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
9 211 (30.01%) Agile Software Development
10 205 (29.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 191 (27.17%) Azure
12 187 (26.60%) Finance
13 179 (25.46%) Data Warehouse
14 152 (21.62%) Power BI
14 152 (21.62%) Power Platform
15 149 (21.19%) ETL
16 141 (20.06%) ASP.NET
17 130 (18.49%) JavaScript
18 119 (16.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 117 (16.64%) Python
20 108 (15.36%) Analytics
21 107 (15.22%) MVC
22 106 (15.08%) Data Modelling
23 97 (13.80%) Oracle
24 95 (13.51%) DevOps
25 92 (13.09%) HTML
26 91 (12.94%) Java
27 90 (12.80%) AWS
28 79 (11.24%) CSS
29 75 (10.67%) 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 28 (3.98%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.56%) Confluence
2 18 (2.56%) IIS
3 14 (1.99%) Apache
4 11 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.85%) CMS
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.43%) Sitefinity
8 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.28%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.28%) Mendix
9 2 (0.28%) SAS
9 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 60 (8.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.43%) Magento
3 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.28%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.28%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.14%) iTrent
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 191 (27.17%) Azure
2 152 (21.62%) Power Platform
3 90 (12.80%) AWS
4 24 (3.41%) GCP
5 22 (3.13%) Serverless
6 21 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
6 21 (2.99%) Azure Data Factory
7 17 (2.42%) SaaS
8 14 (1.99%) Amazon ECS
8 14 (1.99%) Apigee
9 12 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
10 11 (1.56%) CloudBees
10 11 (1.56%) OpenShift
11 9 (1.28%) PaaS
12 8 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.00%) NuGet
14 6 (0.85%) PowerApps
15 4 (0.57%) Asana
15 4 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.57%) Skype
2 3 (0.43%) Internet
2 3 (0.43%) RTP
3 2 (0.28%) Intranet
3 2 (0.28%) WebEx
4 1 (0.14%) Broadband
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.14%) DHCP
4 1 (0.14%) DNS
4 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.14%) Network Security
4 1 (0.14%) SMS
4 1 (0.14%) SMTP
4 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (68.56%) SQL Server
2 267 (37.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 205 (29.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 179 (25.46%) Data Warehouse
5 152 (21.62%) Power BI
6 119 (16.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 61 (8.68%) Data Lake
8 53 (7.54%) Big Data
9 43 (6.12%) MySQL
10 41 (5.83%) SQL Server 2016
11 40 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 38 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (5.26%) OLTP
14 32 (4.55%) OLAP
15 31 (4.41%) Oracle Database
16 28 (3.98%) Azure SQL Database
16 28 (3.98%) Relational Database
16 28 (3.98%) SQL Server 2014
17 25 (3.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 24 (3.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.97%) Jenkins
3 37 (5.26%) JIRA
4 32 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (3.41%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 16 (2.28%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.99%) Artifactory
8 14 (1.99%) GitLab
9 13 (1.85%) NUnit
10 11 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (1.28%) Bitbucket
11 9 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (1.14%) Subversion
13 7 (1.00%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.71%) Cypress.io
14 5 (0.71%) PyCharm
14 5 (0.71%) Pylint
14 5 (0.71%) Sourcetree
15 4 (0.57%) PHPUnit
General
1 187 (26.60%) Finance
2 38 (5.41%) Banking
3 28 (3.98%) Law
4 23 (3.27%) Front Office
4 23 (3.27%) Marketing
5 20 (2.84%) Public Sector
6 10 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.14%) Back Office
8 5 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.71%) Retail
9 4 (0.57%) Automotive
9 4 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.28%) Advertising
10 2 (0.28%) Electronics
10 2 (0.28%) Games
10 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (39.26%) .NET
2 141 (20.06%) ASP.NET
3 92 (13.09%) HTML
4 79 (11.24%) CSS
5 74 (10.53%) .NET Core
5 74 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 72 (10.24%) Web Services
7 61 (8.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 60 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (8.25%) AngularJS
9 58 (8.25%) REST
10 48 (6.83%) jQuery
11 45 (6.40%) XML
12 43 (6.12%) Entity Framework
13 35 (4.98%) HTML5
14 31 (4.41%) SOAP
15 27 (3.84%) MDX
16 24 (3.41%) React
17 22 (3.13%) Node.js
18 21 (2.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.82%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.98%) Hedge funds
3 28 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 25 (3.56%) User Experience
6 18 (2.56%) Derivative
7 14 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (1.71%) Clustering
9 11 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.28%) Equities
11 8 (1.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 7 (1.00%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.85%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.85%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.71%) FMCG
14 5 (0.71%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.84%) Windows
2 28 (3.98%) Linux
3 17 (2.42%) Unix
4 13 (1.85%) Android
4 13 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.14%) AIX
6 1 (0.14%) MVS
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
2 211 (30.01%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (21.19%) ETL
4 108 (15.36%) Analytics
5 107 (15.22%) MVC
6 106 (15.08%) Data Modelling
7 95 (13.51%) DevOps
8 69 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
8 69 (9.82%) Software Engineering
9 65 (9.25%) Performance Tuning
9 65 (9.25%) TDD
10 64 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (8.68%) Test Automation
12 55 (7.82%) Data Analytics
13 47 (6.69%) Microservices
13 47 (6.69%) Unit Testing
13 47 (6.69%) Web Development
14 46 (6.54%) Asset Management
15 40 (5.69%) Computer Science
15 40 (5.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 672 (95.59%) SQL
2 302 (42.96%) C#
3 230 (32.72%) T-SQL
4 130 (18.49%) JavaScript
5 117 (16.64%) Python
6 91 (12.94%) Java
7 37 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 34 (4.84%) VB.NET
9 30 (4.27%) PL/SQL
9 30 (4.27%) R
9 30 (4.27%) VB
10 22 (3.13%) PHP
10 22 (3.13%) TypeScript
11 18 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 15 (2.13%) VBA
13 14 (1.99%) C++
14 10 (1.42%) VB6
15 7 (1.00%) C
16 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.57%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 75 (10.67%) Degree
2 19 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.71%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.43%) MCSA
8 2 (0.28%) MCPD
8 2 (0.28%) MCSD
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.27%) QA
2 19 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.71%) UCITS
4 4 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.28%) GxP
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 50 (7.11%) Docker
2 6 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 28 (3.98%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.28%) Control-M
2 2 (0.28%) MIIS
3 1 (0.14%) MOM
3 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 225 (32.01%) Microsoft
2 97 (13.80%) Oracle
3 32 (4.55%) IBM
4 30 (4.27%) Google
4 30 (4.27%) Tableau
5 23 (3.27%) SAP
6 20 (2.84%) Talend
7 14 (1.99%) Informatica
8 13 (1.85%) Databricks
8 13 (1.85%) Xamarin
9 12 (1.71%) Hortonworks
10 11 (1.56%) Telerik
11 9 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.14%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.85%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.71%) Cognos
14 5 (0.71%) Intapp
14 5 (0.71%) JDA
14 5 (0.71%) Splunk
15 2 (0.28%) Sitecore