Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 91 68
Rank change year-on-year -44 -23 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 58 139 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.49% 2.94% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 3.03% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 45 134 193
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,225 £29,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £50,250 £56,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +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 3,767 4,585 5,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.00% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,154 3,889 4,546
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -1.19%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 October 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 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 Leeds region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 53 (91.38%) SQL
2 46 (79.31%) SQL Server
3 42 (72.41%) .NET
3 42 (72.41%) C#
4 29 (50.00%) MVC
5 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
6 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
7 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
8 19 (32.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (31.03%) Unit Testing
9 18 (31.03%) .NET Framework
10 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (29.31%) TDD
10 17 (29.31%) Entity Framework
11 16 (27.59%) BDD
11 16 (27.59%) Domain-Driven Design
11 16 (27.59%) Pair Programming
11 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
11 16 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (12.07%) CSS
14 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (12.07%) VB
14 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (12.07%) Tableau
15 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
15 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office

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 2 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (79.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) Power BI
5 2 (3.45%) QlikView
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.72%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (6.90%) Law
1 4 (6.90%) Legal
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (72.41%) .NET
2 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 19 (32.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (31.03%) .NET Framework
5 17 (29.31%) Entity Framework
6 7 (12.07%) CSS
7 6 (10.34%) HTML
8 5 (8.62%) .NET Core
9 3 (5.17%) REST
10 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.45%) J2EE
10 2 (3.45%) React
10 2 (3.45%) SOAP
10 2 (3.45%) Web Services
11 1 (1.72%) JSON
11 1 (1.72%) OAuth
11 1 (1.72%) SAML
11 1 (1.72%) XML
11 1 (1.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) MVC
2 18 (31.03%) Unit Testing
3 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) TDD
4 16 (27.59%) BDD
4 16 (27.59%) Domain-Driven Design
4 16 (27.59%) Pair Programming
4 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.34%) ETL
7 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.90%) Coaching
8 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.90%) OO
8 4 (6.90%) Scrum
9 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.17%) Secure Coding
10 2 (3.45%) Data Governance
10 2 (3.45%) DevOps
11 1 (1.72%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 53 (91.38%) SQL
2 42 (72.41%) C#
3 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) VB
5 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.90%) VB6
8 3 (5.17%) Java
8 3 (5.17%) VBA
9 1 (1.72%) Delphi
9 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) GDPR
1 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Tableau
3 4 (6.90%) Alteryx
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.72%) Splunk
4 1 (1.72%) Sun