Period
to 11 December 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 206 168
Rank change year-on-year -17 -38 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1,818 2,628 3,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.77% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.85% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,655 2,429 3,397
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 117,945 142,416 161,572
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.96% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 95,382 115,447 131,049
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -16 921 £62,500 +13.64% 114
South East -67 264 £45,000 - 34
North of England -40 232 £40,750 +1.88% 45
East of England +55 185 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Midlands -31 128 £42,500 +3.66% 30
North West -21 127 £40,000 -1.23% 28
West Midlands +16 105 £42,500 - 21
Yorkshire -15 98 £42,500 +13.33% 16
South West -31 90 £42,500 +6.25% 9
East Midlands -45 23 £42,500 +3.03% 9
North East -2 7 £37,500 -21.05% 1
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1,687 (92.79%) SQL
2 1,248 (68.65%) SQL Server
3 877 (48.24%) C#
4 766 (42.13%) .NET
5 662 (36.41%) T-SQL
6 654 (35.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 589 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
8 530 (29.15%) Microsoft
9 506 (27.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 499 (27.45%) Finance
11 472 (25.96%) Business Intelligence
12 417 (22.94%) ETL
13 405 (22.28%) Data Warehouse
14 374 (20.57%) JavaScript
15 358 (19.69%) Azure
16 355 (19.53%) ASP.NET
17 276 (15.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 275 (15.13%) HTML
19 257 (14.14%) MVC
20 243 (13.37%) Power BI
20 243 (13.37%) Power Platform
21 229 (12.60%) CSS
22 220 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
23 200 (11.00%) Analytics
24 186 (10.23%) Degree
25 184 (10.12%) Oracle
26 179 (9.85%) Python
27 171 (9.41%) Web Services
28 166 (9.13%) Java
29 162 (8.91%) Software Engineering

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 65 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.49%) CMS
3 22 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (1.10%) IIS
5 13 (0.72%) Umbraco
6 12 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.55%) Apache
8 10 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 10 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.50%) Mule
9 9 (0.50%) Mule ESB
10 8 (0.44%) Confluence
11 7 (0.39%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.33%) SAS
12 6 (0.33%) TPMS
13 5 (0.28%) ColdFusion
13 5 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 101 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.055%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.055%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.22%) Raiser's Edge
6 3 (0.17%) Magento
6 3 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.17%) StreamServe
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.11%) RiskWrite
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.055%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 358 (19.69%) Azure
2 243 (13.37%) Power Platform
3 130 (7.15%) AWS
4 48 (2.64%) SaaS
5 25 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
6 23 (1.27%) GCP
6 23 (1.27%) GitHub
7 16 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.88%) PaaS
8 11 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.50%) Office 365
10 8 (0.44%) AWS Fargate
10 8 (0.44%) Data Lake Analytics
10 8 (0.44%) NuGet
11 6 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.33%) npm
12 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.22%) Firebase
12 4 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.83%) HTTP
2 8 (0.44%) Internet
3 7 (0.39%) Intranet
4 5 (0.28%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.28%) SSH
4 5 (0.28%) SSL
5 3 (0.17%) RTP
6 2 (0.11%) RFID
7 1 (0.055%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.055%) DHCP
7 1 (0.055%) DNS
7 1 (0.055%) FTP
7 1 (0.055%) Network Security
7 1 (0.055%) SMTP
7 1 (0.055%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,248 (68.65%) SQL Server
2 654 (35.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 506 (27.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 405 (22.28%) Data Warehouse
5 276 (15.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 243 (13.37%) Power BI
7 138 (7.59%) Relational Database
8 112 (6.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 87 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 74 (4.07%) Data Lake
10 74 (4.07%) NoSQL
11 72 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 71 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
13 66 (3.63%) SQL Server 2017
14 65 (3.58%) Azure SQL Database
15 57 (3.14%) MongoDB
16 55 (3.03%) Big Data
16 55 (3.03%) MySQL
16 55 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
17 54 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 132 (7.26%) Visual Studio
2 131 (7.21%) Git (software)
3 108 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 78 (4.29%) JIRA
5 40 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 19 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (0.99%) RStudio
8 18 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 13 (0.72%) Jenkins
9 13 (0.72%) Selenium
10 12 (0.66%) Bitbucket
11 11 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
11 11 (0.61%) Subversion
12 10 (0.55%) NUnit
12 10 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.33%) ReSharper
15 5 (0.28%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.28%) Plastic SCM
General
1 499 (27.45%) Finance
2 127 (6.99%) Banking
3 64 (3.52%) Retail
4 57 (3.14%) Marketing
5 47 (2.59%) Front Office
6 26 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 26 (1.43%) Public Sector
7 25 (1.38%) Law
8 24 (1.32%) Back Office
9 20 (1.10%) Billing
10 19 (1.05%) Legal
11 18 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.88%) Games
12 16 (0.88%) Telecoms
13 14 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.77%) Publishing
14 4 (0.22%) Housing Association
15 3 (0.17%) Advertising
16 2 (0.11%) French Language
16 2 (0.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 766 (42.13%) .NET
2 355 (19.53%) ASP.NET
3 275 (15.13%) HTML
4 229 (12.60%) CSS
5 171 (9.41%) Web Services
6 146 (8.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 140 (7.70%) .NET Framework
7 140 (7.70%) AngularJS
8 138 (7.59%) .NET Core
9 135 (7.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 116 (6.38%) jQuery
11 105 (5.78%) REST
12 86 (4.73%) Entity Framework
13 85 (4.68%) HTML5
14 81 (4.46%) XML
15 62 (3.41%) React
16 61 (3.36%) MDX
17 60 (3.30%) JSON
18 51 (2.81%) WCF
19 49 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 123 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
3 58 (3.19%) Fixed Income
4 52 (2.86%) Hedge funds
5 43 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (2.37%) Equities
6 41 (2.26%) Algorithms
7 39 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 37 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
9 35 (1.93%) Derivative
10 21 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 20 (1.10%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.10%) User Experience
12 18 (0.99%) Blog
13 17 (0.94%) Online Gambling
14 15 (0.83%) Mobile App
15 13 (0.72%) Credit Risk
15 13 (0.72%) NHS
15 13 (0.72%) Replication
16 11 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 85 (4.68%) Windows
2 57 (3.14%) Linux
3 31 (1.71%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.27%) Unix
5 19 (1.05%) Android
6 15 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.055%) Solaris
11 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (25.96%) Business Intelligence
3 417 (22.94%) ETL
4 257 (14.14%) MVC
5 220 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
6 200 (11.00%) Analytics
7 162 (8.91%) Software Engineering
8 158 (8.69%) Migration
9 156 (8.58%) Scrum
10 152 (8.36%) Computer Science
11 148 (8.14%) Data Modelling
12 147 (8.09%) DevOps
13 110 (6.05%) Performance Tuning
14 106 (5.83%) Mathematics
15 104 (5.72%) SDLC
16 100 (5.50%) Asset Management
16 100 (5.50%) Web Development
17 89 (4.90%) Data Analytics
18 86 (4.73%) Visualisation
19 85 (4.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,687 (92.79%) SQL
2 877 (48.24%) C#
3 662 (36.41%) T-SQL
4 374 (20.57%) JavaScript
5 179 (9.85%) Python
6 166 (9.13%) Java
7 99 (5.45%) VBA
8 98 (5.39%) PowerShell
8 98 (5.39%) VB.NET
9 84 (4.62%) PL/SQL
10 72 (3.96%) VB
11 69 (3.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 50 (2.75%) PHP
13 42 (2.31%) R
14 34 (1.87%) Java 8
15 29 (1.60%) C++
16 27 (1.49%) TypeScript
17 23 (1.27%) VB6
18 16 (0.88%) VBScript
19 12 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 186 (10.23%) Degree
2 59 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.66%) MCSE
5 12 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.28%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.28%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.17%) HND
7 3 (0.17%) MCSA
8 2 (0.11%) MCSD
9 1 (0.055%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.055%) ISEB
9 1 (0.055%) MBCS
9 1 (0.055%) MCITP
9 1 (0.055%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.19%) QA
2 32 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.44%) GDPR
4 4 (0.22%) MiFID
5 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.11%) EMIR
5 2 (0.11%) PMO
6 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (2.86%) Docker
2 4 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.22%) vSphere
3 1 (0.055%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.055%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.055%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.055%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (1.21%) Kubernetes
2 18 (0.99%) SQL Sentry
3 4 (0.22%) Ansible
4 3 (0.17%) Dollar Universe
5 2 (0.11%) Automic
5 2 (0.11%) Control-M
5 2 (0.11%) Kibana
5 2 (0.11%) MIIS
6 1 (0.055%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.055%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.055%) Grafana
6 1 (0.055%) Oozie
6 1 (0.055%) Rancher
Vendors
1 530 (29.15%) Microsoft
2 184 (10.12%) Oracle
3 132 (7.26%) Tableau
4 51 (2.81%) RedGate
5 38 (2.09%) IBM
6 32 (1.76%) Google
7 29 (1.60%) Xamarin
8 26 (1.43%) Talend
9 21 (1.16%) Databricks
10 18 (0.99%) Cognos
11 17 (0.94%) IFS
12 16 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.83%) Logi
13 15 (0.83%) Logi Analytics
13 15 (0.83%) Sybase
14 14 (0.77%) Informatica
15 13 (0.72%) SAP
16 9 (0.50%) TIBCO
17 7 (0.39%) Infragistics
18 6 (0.33%) Intapp