The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Senior SQL Developer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 495 512 529
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 93 142 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 84 115 122
Median salary £70,000 £57,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.73% -6.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £84,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Senior SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Developer in London

Senior SQL Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL Developer in London

Senior SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL Developer in London

Senior SQL Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 40 £80,000 +28.00% 2
Senior SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior SQL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Senior SQL Developer in the job title.

1 157 (86.74%) SQL
2 145 (80.11%) SQL Server
3 96 (53.04%) Finance
4 80 (44.20%) C#
5 75 (41.44%) Banking
6 72 (39.78%) .NET
7 61 (33.70%) AngularJS
8 55 (30.39%) Java
9 53 (29.28%) T-SQL
10 52 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (25.41%) ASP.NET
12 42 (23.20%) MVC
12 42 (23.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 41 (22.65%) ETL
14 40 (22.10%) JavaScript
15 39 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (19.34%) HTML
17 33 (18.23%) Data Warehouse
18 32 (17.68%) CSS
18 32 (17.68%) SQL Server 2012
19 31 (17.13%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (16.02%) Degree
20 29 (16.02%) TDD
21 26 (14.36%) .NET Framework
22 25 (13.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 24 (13.26%) Web Development
23 24 (13.26%) SDLC
24 23 (12.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 22 (12.15%) SQL Server 2008
25 22 (12.15%) Microsoft

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (6.08%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.31%) IIS
3 4 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.66%) Confluence
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) HTTP
1 1 (0.55%) LDAP
1 1 (0.55%) SSL
1 1 (0.55%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (80.11%) SQL Server
2 42 (23.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (18.23%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (17.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (13.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (12.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (12.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (9.39%) Big Data
9 16 (8.84%) Hadoop
9 16 (8.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (6.08%) Relational Database
11 10 (5.52%) Power BI
12 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (2.76%) NoSQL
13 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
14 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (1.66%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 17 (9.39%) NUnit
2 14 (7.73%) MSTest
3 7 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.66%) JIRA
6 2 (1.10%) Moq
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) Bundler
7 1 (0.55%) git-flow
7 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.55%) RubyGems
7 1 (0.55%) Subversion
7 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (53.04%) Finance
2 75 (41.44%) Banking
3 19 (10.50%) Back Office
4 16 (8.84%) Marketing
5 12 (6.63%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.76%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.21%) Law
8 3 (1.66%) Front Office
8 3 (1.66%) Legal
8 3 (1.66%) Publishing
8 3 (1.66%) Retail
9 2 (1.10%) Advertising
9 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Games
10 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (39.78%) .NET
2 61 (33.70%) AngularJS
3 46 (25.41%) ASP.NET
4 39 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 35 (19.34%) HTML
6 32 (17.68%) CSS
7 26 (14.36%) .NET Framework
8 21 (11.60%) Entity Framework
9 20 (11.05%) Spring
10 15 (8.29%) REST
11 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 12 (6.63%) ADO.NET
12 12 (6.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (6.08%) jQuery
14 10 (5.52%) HTML5
14 10 (5.52%) Web Services
15 9 (4.97%) LINQ
16 8 (4.42%) WCF
16 8 (4.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.97%) Hedge funds
3 6 (3.31%) Reference Data
4 5 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.21%) NHS
6 3 (1.66%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.10%) Fintech
7 2 (1.10%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Contactless
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) Derivative
8 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.52%) Windows
2 4 (2.21%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Android
3 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.55%) CoreOS
3 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.55%) Unix
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.20%) MVC
3 41 (22.65%) ETL
4 31 (17.13%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (16.02%) TDD
6 24 (13.26%) SDLC
6 24 (13.26%) Web Development
7 18 (9.94%) Asset Management
7 18 (9.94%) Mathematics
7 18 (9.94%) Software Engineering
8 17 (9.39%) Front End Development
9 14 (7.73%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (7.18%) Analytics
10 13 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.18%) Data Modelling
10 13 (7.18%) OO
10 13 (7.18%) Scrum
11 11 (6.08%) Campaign Management
11 11 (6.08%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.52%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 157 (86.74%) SQL
2 80 (44.20%) C#
3 55 (30.39%) Java
4 53 (29.28%) T-SQL
5 40 (22.10%) JavaScript
6 17 (9.39%) Python
7 8 (4.42%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.87%) C++
9 5 (2.76%) VBA
10 4 (2.21%) Perl
10 4 (2.21%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.10%) PHP
11 2 (1.10%) R
11 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.55%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.55%) Ruby
12 1 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (16.02%) Degree
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.10%) MCSD
4 1 (0.55%) MCAD
4 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) QA
2 5 (2.76%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.97%) Sybase
2 9 (4.97%) Tableau
3 8 (4.42%) Oracle
4 6 (3.31%) GoldenSource
5 3 (1.66%) Adobe
6 2 (1.10%) Cognos
6 2 (1.10%) Twitter
7 1 (0.55%) Apigee
7 1 (0.55%) Informatica
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) Talend
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