Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

SQL Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 75 79
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 23 30 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.71% 2.36% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.41% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 42
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £23,775
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,900
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 821 1,245 1,575
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 98.11% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 686 1,058 1,322
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,125 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Kent

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in Kent

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Kent over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Kent

SQL Developer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Tunbridge Wells +17 9 £27,500 -38.89% 8
Cranbrook - 3 £50,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £47,500 - 2
Chatham - 1 £32,500 -
SQL Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Kent region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
3 10 (43.48%) T-SQL
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
6 7 (30.43%) Power BI
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) Marketing
7 6 (26.09%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (26.09%) Time Management
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) ETL
7 6 (26.09%) Automotive
7 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
7 6 (26.09%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (21.74%) .NET
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) C#
9 4 (17.39%) CSS
10 3 (13.04%) XML
10 3 (13.04%) Python
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (13.04%) REST

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
5 7 (30.43%) Power BI
6 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
7 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
8 2 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (4.35%) Redis
9 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (26.09%) Automotive
1 6 (26.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (13.04%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Django
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.35%) OAuth
5 1 (4.35%) OpenID
5 1 (4.35%) React
5 1 (4.35%) WCF
5 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (26.09%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) ETL
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) Time Management
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) SOLID
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow Development
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) T-SQL
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft