Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 105 71
Rank change year-on-year -49 -34 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 53 134 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.18% 2.70% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.78% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 39 129 195
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £44,512 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.14% +11.28% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £56,500 £51,750 £56,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £44,756 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.63% +11.89% -

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 4,360 4,819 5,658
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.06% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,658 4,078 4,687
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £44,512 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.10% +11.28% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Leeds region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 46 (86.79%) SQL
2 42 (79.25%) C#
3 41 (77.36%) .NET
3 41 (77.36%) SQL Server
4 30 (56.60%) MVC
5 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
6 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
7 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
8 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (37.74%) Unit Testing
9 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework
10 19 (35.85%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (35.85%) TDD
10 19 (35.85%) Entity Framework
11 18 (33.96%) BDD
11 18 (33.96%) Domain-Driven Design
11 18 (33.96%) Pair Programming
11 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
12 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
14 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
14 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (11.32%) Marketing
16 6 (11.32%) WCF
16 6 (11.32%) VB
16 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
16 6 (11.32%) CSS
16 6 (11.32%) Windows

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 3 (5.66%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (77.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.77%) Power BI
4 2 (3.77%) QlikView
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.66%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.32%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Law
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (77.36%) .NET
2 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
3 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework
5 19 (35.85%) Entity Framework
6 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.32%) CSS
7 6 (11.32%) WCF
8 5 (9.43%) HTML
8 5 (9.43%) REST
9 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (5.66%) WPF
10 2 (3.77%) .NET Core
10 2 (3.77%) React
11 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Core
11 1 (1.89%) JSON
11 1 (1.89%) Node.js
11 1 (1.89%) OAuth
11 1 (1.89%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) MVC
2 20 (37.74%) Unit Testing
3 19 (35.85%) TDD
4 18 (33.96%) BDD
4 18 (33.96%) Domain-Driven Design
4 18 (33.96%) Pair Programming
4 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
5 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) Coaching
6 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) API Integration
8 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Data Governance
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps
8 2 (3.77%) ETL
8 2 (3.77%) Prototyping
8 2 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) SQL
2 42 (79.25%) C#
3 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.32%) VB
5 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.55%) VB6
7 3 (5.66%) Java
8 2 (3.77%) VBA
9 1 (1.89%) Delphi
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) GDPR
1 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Tableau
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.89%) Sun