The median annual salary for a SQL Programmer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Programmer
UK / England
Rank 800 777 773
Rank change year-on-year -23 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 37 152 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 140 139
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured SQL Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Programmer in England

SQL Programmer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Programmer in England.

Salary trend for SQL Programmer in England

SQL Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Programmer in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Programmer in England

SQL Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +55 17 £47,500 +14.45% 2
London +42 11 £80,000 +68.42% 2
East of England +24 3 £35,000 -26.31%
East Midlands +6 2 £30,250 -24.37%
Yorkshire +4 1 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands +1 1 £27,500 -21.42%
North West -20 1 £42,000 +20.00%
South West - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Programmer
UK

SQL Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, SQL Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring SQL Programmer in the job title.

1 76 (95.00%) SQL
2 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (48.75%) JavaScript
4 34 (42.50%) HTML
4 34 (42.50%) SQL Server
5 33 (41.25%) Software Engineering
6 32 (40.00%) C#
7 29 (36.25%) .NET
8 28 (35.00%) Java
8 28 (35.00%) CSS
9 23 (28.75%) HTML5
9 23 (28.75%) OO
9 23 (28.75%) MVC
10 21 (26.25%) Finance
11 19 (23.75%) Android
11 19 (23.75%) Apple iOS
11 19 (23.75%) Web Services
12 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
13 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 16 (20.00%) Degree
14 15 (18.75%) AngularJS
15 14 (17.50%) Android Development
15 14 (17.50%) iOS Development
15 14 (17.50%) jQuery
15 14 (17.50%) TDD
15 14 (17.50%) Front End Development
16 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
16 13 (16.25%) Performance Tuning
17 12 (15.00%) Spring
17 12 (15.00%) Oracle

SQL Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 5 (6.25%) Drupal
2 5 (6.25%) WordPress
3 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.50%) CMS
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (2.50%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.50%) MySQL
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.25%) MS Access
7 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.25%) Codeship
2 9 (11.25%) Gradle
2 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.25%) JUnit
2 9 (11.25%) Maven
2 9 (11.25%) Mockito
2 9 (11.25%) Protractor
3 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.75%) Subversion
6 1 (1.25%) GitLab
6 1 (1.25%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.25%) NUnit
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Publishing
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Advertising
5 2 (2.50%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (42.50%) HTML
2 29 (36.25%) .NET
3 28 (35.00%) CSS
4 23 (28.75%) HTML5
5 19 (23.75%) Web Services
6 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
7 15 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 14 (17.50%) jQuery
9 12 (15.00%) Spring
10 11 (13.75%) Node.js
10 11 (13.75%) RESTful
11 9 (11.25%) Hibernate
11 9 (11.25%) Ionic Framework
11 9 (11.25%) PhoneGap
11 9 (11.25%) React
11 9 (11.25%) React Native
12 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (10.00%) WPF
13 7 (8.75%) WCF
13 7 (8.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.75%) Derivative
4 3 (3.75%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Social Media
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Android
1 19 (23.75%) Apple iOS
2 10 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Unix
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) Software Engineering
3 23 (28.75%) MVC
3 23 (28.75%) OO
4 14 (17.50%) Android Development
4 14 (17.50%) Front End Development
4 14 (17.50%) iOS Development
4 14 (17.50%) TDD
5 13 (16.25%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.50%) Investment Management
7 10 (12.50%) Scrum
8 9 (11.25%) Build Automation
8 9 (11.25%) Dependency Management
8 9 (11.25%) Disruptive Innovation
8 9 (11.25%) Functional Programming
8 9 (11.25%) Functional Testing
8 9 (11.25%) OOP
9 8 (10.00%) Web Development
10 7 (8.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 76 (95.00%) SQL
2 39 (48.75%) JavaScript
3 32 (40.00%) C#
4 28 (35.00%) Java
5 12 (15.00%) PHP
6 11 (13.75%) VB.NET
7 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 7 (8.75%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.75%) VB
9 6 (7.50%) C
10 3 (3.75%) Perl
10 3 (3.75%) VBA
10 3 (3.75%) VBScript
11 2 (2.50%) C++
12 1 (1.25%) Python
12 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Sophis
4 1 (1.25%) Tableau
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