Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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

SQL Developer
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 60 58
Rank change year-on-year +33 -2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 88 66 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.95% 4.25% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 4.41% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 85 65 69
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.54% +2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,527 £31,250
90th Percentile £49,500 £65,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -2.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,216 1,498 1,963
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.46% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 995 1,258 1,540
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Essex

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in Essex

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Essex

SQL Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Chelmsford +27 20 £24,000 +20.00% 2
Colchester +11 19 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea -2 8 £20,000 -
Brentwood +17 7 £65,000 -
Wickford - 6 £26,000 -
Basildon -6 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Harlow -5 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Braintree - 1 £26,000 - 1
SQL Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Essex region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 78 (88.64%) SQL
2 52 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 41 (46.59%) Java
4 26 (29.55%) C#
5 23 (26.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 22 (25.00%) iSeries
6 22 (25.00%) RPG
6 22 (25.00%) AS400
7 16 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 16 (18.18%) .NET
8 15 (17.05%) MVC
9 14 (15.91%) Degree
10 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
11 12 (13.64%) MySQL
11 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (12.50%) Subversion
12 11 (12.50%) Spring
12 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
12 11 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (12.50%) OO
12 11 (12.50%) JUnit
12 11 (12.50%) Hibernate
13 9 (10.23%) Finance
13 9 (10.23%) Automotive
13 9 (10.23%) J2EE
13 9 (10.23%) Struts

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 22 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 23 (26.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (13.64%) MySQL
5 7 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.14%) Big Data
9 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.14%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.14%) Power BI
9 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) JUnit
1 11 (12.50%) Subversion
2 9 (10.23%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.23%) Automotive
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Back Office
3 2 (2.27%) Games
3 2 (2.27%) Law
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) .NET
2 11 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 11 (12.50%) Spring
3 9 (10.23%) J2EE
3 9 (10.23%) Java EE
3 9 (10.23%) JPA
3 9 (10.23%) jQuery
3 9 (10.23%) Struts
4 8 (9.09%) HTML
5 6 (6.82%) Java SE
6 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.55%) XML
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (3.41%) CSS
8 3 (3.41%) HTML5
8 3 (3.41%) WinForms
8 3 (3.41%) WPF
9 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) AS400
1 22 (25.00%) iSeries
2 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.27%) Online Gambling
4 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.27%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) MVC
2 11 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (12.50%) OO
2 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.23%) Pair Programming
3 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
4 7 (7.95%) ETL
5 6 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (6.82%) TDD
6 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.55%) Web Development
8 3 (3.41%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.41%) Migration
8 3 (3.41%) User Stories
9 2 (2.27%) Data Transformation
9 2 (2.27%) Game Development
9 2 (2.27%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (88.64%) SQL
2 41 (46.59%) Java
3 26 (29.55%) C#
4 22 (25.00%) RPG
5 16 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.82%) Java 8
8 4 (4.55%) VB
9 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.27%) VB6
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 11 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) Tableau