Period
to 3 August 2021

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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

SQL Developer
England > London
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 379 269 188
Rank change year-on-year -110 -81 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 346 328 1,090
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.76% 1.18% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.25% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 318 293 1,005
10th Percentile £40,860 £39,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 40,602 26,146 54,479
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.60% 93.83% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28,222 21,615 45,261
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in London

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Developer in London.

Salary trend for SQL Developer in London

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Developer in London over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in London

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 SQL Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 3 August 2021. 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
Central London 0 75 £77,500 +29.17% 25
South London +4 19 £52,500 - 1
West London -33 8 £55,000 +13.40% 4
North London - 6 £50,000 -
East London +4 2 £70,000 +55.56% 9
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 London region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 342 (98.84%) SQL
2 183 (52.89%) C#
3 164 (47.40%) SQL Server
4 159 (45.95%) .NET
5 155 (44.80%) Finance
6 106 (30.64%) Azure
7 100 (28.90%) T-SQL
8 93 (26.88%) JavaScript
9 89 (25.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 84 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
11 83 (23.99%) MVC
12 81 (23.41%) Microsoft
13 80 (23.12%) ASP.NET
14 76 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
15 75 (21.68%) Degree
16 66 (19.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 65 (18.79%) DevOps
18 62 (17.92%) Fintech
19 60 (17.34%) SDLC
20 59 (17.05%) Social Skills
21 55 (15.90%) .NET Core
22 53 (15.32%) ETL
23 51 (14.74%) Python
23 51 (14.74%) Power Platform
24 50 (14.45%) Power BI
25 49 (14.16%) Banking
25 49 (14.16%) Computer Science
25 49 (14.16%) Full Stack Development
26 47 (13.58%) Git (software)
27 46 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC

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 41 (11.85%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.36%) IIS
3 8 (2.31%) Apache
3 8 (2.31%) Moodle
4 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.29%) CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Mendix
6 1 (0.29%) SAS
6 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (5.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (8.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.02%) Summit
3 2 (0.58%) BambooHR
3 2 (0.58%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.58%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.29%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.29%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 106 (30.64%) Azure
2 51 (14.74%) Power Platform
3 31 (8.96%) AWS
4 27 (7.80%) PaaS
5 18 (5.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (5.20%) Azure Storage
6 13 (3.76%) Azure App Service
6 13 (3.76%) Azure Key Vault
6 13 (3.76%) Azure Service Bus
6 13 (3.76%) Azure Service Fabric
7 11 (3.18%) Azure Functions
7 11 (3.18%) Serverless
8 9 (2.60%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (2.60%) Power Automate
8 9 (2.60%) PowerApps
9 8 (2.31%) GCP
9 8 (2.31%) SaaS
10 7 (2.02%) IaaS
11 4 (1.16%) Snowflake
12 3 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.47%) FTP
2 3 (0.87%) PuTTY
2 3 (0.87%) WinSCP
3 1 (0.29%) Extranet
3 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (47.40%) SQL Server
2 89 (25.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (19.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (14.45%) Power BI
5 41 (11.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (10.98%) Relational Database
8 20 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (5.78%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (4.62%) SQL Server 2017
10 14 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (3.76%) RDBMS
11 13 (3.76%) Tableau
12 11 (3.18%) MySQL
12 11 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (2.89%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (2.89%) OLAP
14 9 (2.60%) Oracle Database
15 8 (2.31%) Big Data
16 7 (2.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 47 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.62%) JIRA
4 15 (4.34%) Visual Studio
5 14 (4.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (2.31%) Subversion
7 6 (1.73%) PHPUnit
7 6 (1.73%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.45%) NUnit
9 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.87%) git-flow
10 3 (0.87%) Liquibase
10 3 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.29%) GitLab
General
1 155 (44.80%) Finance
2 59 (17.05%) Social Skills
3 49 (14.16%) Banking
4 24 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.34%) Investment Banking
6 14 (4.05%) French Language
7 13 (3.76%) Marketing
8 8 (2.31%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.02%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (1.73%) Games
10 6 (1.73%) Law
11 5 (1.45%) Front Office
12 4 (1.16%) Advertising
12 4 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.16%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.87%) Electronics
13 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.87%) Retail
13 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.58%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (45.95%) .NET
2 80 (23.12%) ASP.NET
3 55 (15.90%) .NET Core
4 46 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (13.29%) React
5 38 (10.98%) CSS
6 34 (9.83%) AngularJS
7 25 (7.23%) .NET Framework
7 25 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (7.23%) XML
8 24 (6.94%) HTML
9 23 (6.65%) jQuery
9 23 (6.65%) Web Services
10 22 (6.36%) JSON
11 20 (5.78%) Entity Framework
11 20 (5.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (4.62%) WCF
13 15 (4.34%) WPF
14 14 (4.05%) REST
15 13 (3.76%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.09%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (5.78%) Reinsurance
3 16 (4.62%) Equities
4 15 (4.34%) Reference Data
5 13 (3.76%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.60%) User Experience
7 8 (2.31%) VLE
8 6 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.73%) Replication
9 5 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.45%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.16%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.16%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.87%) Wiki
12 2 (0.58%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.58%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.23%) Windows
2 14 (4.05%) Linux
2 14 (4.05%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.29%) Android
4 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (23.99%) MVC
3 76 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (18.79%) DevOps
5 62 (17.92%) Fintech
6 60 (17.34%) SDLC
7 53 (15.32%) ETL
8 49 (14.16%) Computer Science
8 49 (14.16%) Full Stack Development
9 42 (12.14%) OO
10 37 (10.69%) CRM
11 35 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (9.54%) Unit Testing
13 31 (8.96%) Migration
14 28 (8.09%) Web Development
15 27 (7.80%) SOLID
15 27 (7.80%) Test Automation
16 26 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (7.51%) Mentoring
16 26 (7.51%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 342 (98.84%) SQL
2 183 (52.89%) C#
3 100 (28.90%) T-SQL
4 93 (26.88%) JavaScript
5 51 (14.74%) Python
6 45 (13.01%) PowerShell
7 24 (6.94%) Java
8 20 (5.78%) VBA
9 15 (4.34%) PHP
10 13 (3.76%) TypeScript
11 11 (3.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 11 (3.18%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.60%) C
12 9 (2.60%) C++
12 9 (2.60%) VB
13 5 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.16%) Perl
15 3 (0.87%) R
16 2 (0.58%) Go
16 2 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (21.68%) Degree
2 45 (13.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.58%) MCSA
3 2 (0.58%) MCSE
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.16%) QA
1 4 (1.16%) SLA
2 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) GDPR
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.18%) Docker
2 8 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (6.36%) Terraform
2 13 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.18%) Ansible
4 7 (2.02%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.58%) Grafana
6 1 (0.29%) Foglight
Vendors
1 81 (23.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.07%) Oracle
3 13 (3.76%) Nintex
4 12 (3.47%) Fidessa
5 8 (2.31%) VMware
6 5 (1.45%) Databricks
6 5 (1.45%) Google
6 5 (1.45%) SAP
7 4 (1.16%) Intapp
7 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.87%) RedGate
8 3 (0.87%) Sencha
9 2 (0.58%) ESRI
9 2 (0.58%) OpenText
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe
10 1 (0.29%) GrapeCity
10 1 (0.29%) IBM
10 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.29%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) SimCorp