Period
to 23 January 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 86 79
Rank change year-on-year -38 -7 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 55 142 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.64% 2.97% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 3.05% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 51 133 173
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £48,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.41% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 3,252 4,663 5,166
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.53% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,768 3,967 4,462
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,275
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +2.44%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Leeds

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in Leeds

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 53 (96.36%) SQL
2 51 (92.73%) SQL Server
3 35 (63.64%) .NET
3 35 (63.64%) C#
4 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
5 28 (50.91%) MVC
5 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
6 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 19 (34.55%) .NET Framework
8 18 (32.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (32.73%) Entity Framework
8 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
10 16 (29.09%) TDD
11 15 (27.27%) Pair Programming
11 15 (27.27%) T-SQL
11 15 (27.27%) BDD
11 15 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
11 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (20.00%) ETL
12 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Excel
15 8 (14.55%) Tableau
16 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
17 6 (10.91%) Oracle

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (1.82%) CMS
1 1 (1.82%) SAS
1 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (92.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (32.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
6 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (5.45%) MySQL
8 3 (5.45%) Power BI
9 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.82%) Banking
1 1 (1.82%) Billing
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
1 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (63.64%) .NET
2 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 19 (34.55%) .NET Framework
4 18 (32.73%) Entity Framework
5 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.27%) CSS
7 4 (7.27%) HTML
7 4 (7.27%) jQuery
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Core
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.64%) React
10 1 (1.82%) J2EE
10 1 (1.82%) Node.js
10 1 (1.82%) REST
10 1 (1.82%) SOAP
10 1 (1.82%) Vue.js
10 1 (1.82%) Web Services
10 1 (1.82%) XML
10 1 (1.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Solaris
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) MVC
2 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) TDD
3 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
4 15 (27.27%) BDD
4 15 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
4 15 (27.27%) Pair Programming
4 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (20.00%) ETL
6 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.27%) Secure Coding
8 3 (5.45%) Change Management
8 3 (5.45%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (5.45%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (5.45%) OO
8 3 (5.45%) SDLC
9 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (96.36%) SQL
2 35 (63.64%) C#
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 15 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.45%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) VB
6 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.64%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.45%) GDPR
1 3 (5.45%) HL7
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Tableau
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 5 (9.09%) Alteryx
5 4 (7.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.82%) Splunk