Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 195 136
Rank change year-on-year +9 -59 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1,271 1,368 1,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.90% 1.83% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.93% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,187 1,216 1,764
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £38,050 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 63,723 70,831 73,026
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.65% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 52,287 55,596 63,136
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,207 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in London

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in London

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in London over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 -11 367 £55,000 - 41
West London +46 78 £50,000 +4.71% 20
South London +6 32 £50,000 -6.98% 4
East London -5 17 £40,250 -30.00% 11
North London -6 4 £40,000 +40.35% 2
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 London region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 1,164 (91.58%) SQL
2 929 (73.09%) SQL Server
3 577 (45.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 576 (45.32%) C#
5 555 (43.67%) Finance
6 507 (39.89%) .NET
7 481 (37.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 479 (37.69%) T-SQL
9 468 (36.82%) Business Intelligence
10 443 (34.85%) Microsoft
11 369 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
12 357 (28.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 342 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
14 332 (26.12%) ETL
15 266 (20.93%) Banking
16 207 (16.29%) Microsoft Azure
17 206 (16.21%) ASP.NET
18 177 (13.93%) JavaScript
19 172 (13.53%) Relational Database
20 165 (12.98%) Power BI
21 150 (11.80%) HTML
21 150 (11.80%) Microsoft Excel
22 149 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
23 145 (11.41%) MVC
24 141 (11.09%) Web Services
25 125 (9.83%) Oracle
26 124 (9.76%) Python
27 123 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
28 121 (9.52%) Java
29 120 (9.44%) SQL Server 2008

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 43 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.20%) IIS
3 15 (1.18%) Apache
4 11 (0.87%) CMS
5 10 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 10 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.71%) Mule
6 9 (0.71%) Mule ESB
7 8 (0.63%) NServiceBus
7 8 (0.63%) SAS
7 8 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.39%) SmartSockets
9 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.24%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.24%) Jetty
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 150 (11.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.71%) SunGard GMI
3 7 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.24%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 3 (0.24%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.16%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.16%) Magento
8 1 (0.079%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.079%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 207 (16.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.60%) SaaS
4 22 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (0.79%) Data Lake Analytics
5 10 (0.79%) IaaS
5 10 (0.79%) PaaS
6 9 (0.71%) GitHub
7 8 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (0.63%) Office 365
8 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.94%) HTTP
2 8 (0.63%) SMS
3 5 (0.39%) Internet
3 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.24%) Intranet
4 3 (0.24%) SMPP
5 2 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 929 (73.09%) SQL Server
2 577 (45.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 481 (37.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 369 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
5 357 (28.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 172 (13.53%) Relational Database
7 165 (12.98%) Power BI
8 123 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 120 (9.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 97 (7.63%) SQL Server 2016
11 92 (7.24%) Big Data
11 92 (7.24%) SQL Server 2014
12 66 (5.19%) NoSQL
13 59 (4.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 55 (4.33%) OLAP
15 53 (4.17%) RDBMS
16 42 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
17 39 (3.07%) Azure SQL Database
17 39 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
18 38 (2.99%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 108 (8.50%) Visual Studio
2 105 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (4.72%) Git (software)
4 34 (2.68%) JIRA
4 34 (2.68%) TeamCity
5 28 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 27 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 27 (2.12%) Subversion
7 21 (1.65%) Eclipse
8 15 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (0.94%) Maven
10 10 (0.79%) NUnit
11 9 (0.71%) NetBeans
11 9 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (0.63%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.55%) Selenium
14 6 (0.47%) JUnit
14 6 (0.47%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.31%) MSTest
General
1 555 (43.67%) Finance
2 266 (20.93%) Banking
3 61 (4.80%) Retail
4 53 (4.17%) Front Office
5 51 (4.01%) Advertising
6 42 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 38 (2.99%) Marketing
8 36 (2.83%) Legal
9 20 (1.57%) Publishing
10 18 (1.42%) Back Office
10 18 (1.42%) Law
11 17 (1.34%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.34%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.63%) Games
13 6 (0.47%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.31%) International Banking
14 4 (0.31%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.16%) Billing
15 2 (0.16%) Electronics
15 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (39.89%) .NET
2 206 (16.21%) ASP.NET
3 150 (11.80%) HTML
4 141 (11.09%) Web Services
5 110 (8.65%) .NET Framework
6 100 (7.87%) XML
7 94 (7.40%) jQuery
8 93 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 91 (7.16%) AngularJS
10 81 (6.37%) Entity Framework
11 76 (5.98%) WCF
12 70 (5.51%) CSS
13 67 (5.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (4.64%) WPF
15 57 (4.48%) MDX
16 55 (4.33%) SOAP
17 48 (3.78%) REST
18 45 (3.54%) HTML5
19 44 (3.46%) RESTful
20 43 (3.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 114 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.98%) Data Structures
3 65 (5.11%) Hedge funds
4 64 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 60 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
6 56 (4.41%) Algorithms
7 54 (4.25%) Fintech
8 53 (4.17%) Equities
9 37 (2.91%) Fixed Income
10 29 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 28 (2.20%) Derivative
12 22 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
13 20 (1.57%) Credit Risk
14 18 (1.42%) Reinsurance
15 15 (1.18%) User Experience
16 11 (0.87%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.71%) Clustering
18 8 (0.63%) Mobile App
19 7 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
19 7 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (4.17%) Windows
2 49 (3.86%) Linux
3 8 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.24%) Unix
5 1 (0.079%) Android
5 1 (0.079%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.079%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (36.82%) Business Intelligence
2 342 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (26.12%) ETL
4 149 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
5 145 (11.41%) MVC
6 104 (8.18%) Visualisation
7 100 (7.87%) Analytics
8 97 (7.63%) Scrum
9 92 (7.24%) Asset Management
10 89 (7.00%) TDD
11 85 (6.69%) Kimball Methodology
12 84 (6.61%) Migration
13 81 (6.37%) Performance Tuning
14 79 (6.22%) Test Automation
15 78 (6.14%) Unit Testing
16 75 (5.90%) Data Modelling
17 74 (5.82%) SDLC
18 70 (5.51%) Software Engineering
19 66 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
20 65 (5.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,164 (91.58%) SQL
2 576 (45.32%) C#
3 479 (37.69%) T-SQL
4 177 (13.93%) JavaScript
5 124 (9.76%) Python
6 121 (9.52%) Java
7 89 (7.00%) VBA
8 81 (6.37%) VB
9 70 (5.51%) VB.NET
10 60 (4.72%) PL/SQL
10 60 (4.72%) PowerShell
11 56 (4.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 31 (2.44%) PHP
13 24 (1.89%) C++
13 24 (1.89%) R
14 14 (1.10%) Perl
14 14 (1.10%) Ruby
15 13 (1.02%) XPath
16 10 (0.79%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 109 (8.58%) Degree
2 39 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.63%) MCSE
5 5 (0.39%) PhD
6 4 (0.31%) CISSP
7 3 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.16%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.079%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.079%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.079%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.99%) QA
2 28 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.26%) MiFID
4 9 (0.71%) EMIR
5 7 (0.55%) FATCA
6 6 (0.47%) GDPR
7 3 (0.24%) SLA
8 2 (0.16%) IFRS
8 2 (0.16%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 10 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.71%) Docker
3 6 (0.47%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (0.71%) Ansible
2 5 (0.39%) Grafana
3 4 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.079%) Control-M
5 1 (0.079%) Puppet
Vendors
1 443 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 125 (9.83%) Oracle
3 76 (5.98%) Tableau
4 27 (2.12%) Google
5 23 (1.81%) Cognos
6 17 (1.34%) Informatica
7 16 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.02%) Adobe
8 13 (1.02%) Talend
9 12 (0.94%) Bloomberg
9 12 (0.94%) Charles River
10 11 (0.87%) Reuters
11 10 (0.79%) Fidessa
11 10 (0.79%) Sitecore
12 9 (0.71%) CQG
12 9 (0.71%) FIS
12 9 (0.71%) SunGard
13 8 (0.63%) IBM
13 8 (0.63%) Infragistics
14 7 (0.55%) VMware