Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 138 102
Rank change year-on-year -50 -36 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1392 1862 2757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.84% 2.46% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.56% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1728 2482
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.19%

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 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +7 376 £55,000 - 33
West London -41 55 £47,500 +7.95% 2
South London -10 21 £53,750 +2.38% 1
East London +4 19 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North London +8 17 £31,000 -22.50%
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 SQL Developer in the job title.

1 1295 (93.03%) SQL
2 1028 (73.85%) SQL Server
3 637 (45.76%) C#
4 616 (44.25%) .NET
5 561 (40.30%) Finance
6 514 (36.93%) T-SQL
7 481 (34.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 467 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
9 455 (32.69%) Microsoft
10 418 (30.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 376 (27.01%) Business Intelligence
12 350 (25.14%) Data Warehouse
13 342 (24.57%) MVC
14 340 (24.43%) ASP.NET
15 328 (23.56%) JavaScript
16 307 (22.05%) ETL
17 271 (19.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 264 (18.97%) Banking
19 238 (17.10%) HTML
20 200 (14.37%) AngularJS
21 188 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
22 185 (13.29%) Degree
23 183 (13.15%) Scrum
24 182 (13.07%) .NET Framework
25 172 (12.36%) CSS
25 172 (12.36%) Relational Database
26 164 (11.78%) Java
27 156 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
28 153 (10.99%) Oracle
29 150 (10.78%) SQL Server 2012

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 90 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 40 (2.87%) Apache Spark
4 39 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
5 38 (2.73%) IIS
6 36 (2.59%) CMS
7 18 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (0.86%) Umbraco
9 12 (0.86%) WordPress
10 10 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.65%) Apache
11 9 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
11 9 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.50%) Alfresco
12 7 (0.50%) nginx
13 6 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 74 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (0.65%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.29%) FastStats
6 4 (0.29%) ReMetrica
6 4 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.22%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.22%) Magento
7 3 (0.22%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.14%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 156 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.44%) SaaS
4 18 (1.29%) Office 365
5 10 (0.72%) GitHub
6 7 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.43%) npm
8 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.22%) Taleo
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.14%) Serverless
11 1 (0.072%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.072%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.80%) Intranet
2 21 (1.51%) Internet
3 6 (0.43%) Firewall
4 4 (0.29%) SMS
4 4 (0.29%) SSL
4 4 (0.29%) VPN
5 3 (0.22%) FTP
5 3 (0.22%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.14%) HTTP
7 1 (0.072%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1028 (73.85%) SQL Server
2 481 (34.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 418 (30.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 350 (25.14%) Data Warehouse
5 271 (19.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 172 (12.36%) Relational Database
7 150 (10.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 150 (10.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 139 (9.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 88 (6.32%) Big Data
10 81 (5.82%) SQL Server 2016
11 78 (5.60%) RDBMS
12 72 (5.17%) OLAP
13 71 (5.10%) Oracle Database
14 67 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 63 (4.53%) NoSQL
15 63 (4.53%) Power BI
16 60 (4.31%) MySQL
17 57 (4.09%) Hadoop
18 43 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 144 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 126 (9.05%) Visual Studio
3 73 (5.24%) Subversion
4 64 (4.60%) Git (software)
5 50 (3.59%) JIRA
6 44 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 40 (2.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 32 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 27 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (1.87%) Bitbucket
10 26 (1.87%) Mercurial
10 26 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 20 (1.44%) gulp
12 19 (1.36%) NUnit
13 16 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (1.01%) Grunt
15 13 (0.93%) Bower
16 11 (0.79%) Vagrant
17 10 (0.72%) PHPUnit
17 10 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 561 (40.30%) Finance
2 264 (18.97%) Banking
3 104 (7.47%) Investment Banking
4 66 (4.74%) Front Office
5 47 (3.38%) Marketing
6 30 (2.16%) Legal
7 29 (2.08%) Back Office
8 27 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 25 (1.80%) Retail
10 22 (1.58%) Games
11 20 (1.44%) Telecoms
12 19 (1.36%) Advertising
13 18 (1.29%) Electronics
13 18 (1.29%) Law
14 12 (0.86%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.43%) Publishing
16 4 (0.29%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.22%) Digital Economy
17 3 (0.22%) Retail Finance
18 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (44.25%) .NET
2 340 (24.43%) ASP.NET
3 238 (17.10%) HTML
4 200 (14.37%) AngularJS
5 188 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 182 (13.07%) .NET Framework
7 172 (12.36%) CSS
8 137 (9.84%) XML
9 130 (9.34%) jQuery
10 116 (8.33%) Web Services
11 110 (7.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 110 (7.90%) WCF
12 95 (6.82%) Ajax
13 92 (6.61%) HTML5
14 79 (5.68%) WPF
15 67 (4.81%) CSS3
16 59 (4.24%) Entity Framework
17 57 (4.09%) JSON
17 57 (4.09%) MDX
17 57 (4.09%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 106 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 70 (5.03%) Fintech
3 69 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
5 48 (3.45%) Tandem
6 47 (3.38%) Equities
6 47 (3.38%) User Experience
7 37 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (2.59%) Management Information System
9 34 (2.44%) Hedge funds
10 33 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 31 (2.23%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.87%) Fixed Income
13 24 (1.72%) Reinsurance
14 20 (1.44%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.22%) Algorithms
15 17 (1.22%) Replication
16 16 (1.15%) Derivative
17 14 (1.01%) Credit Risk
18 13 (0.93%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 143 (10.27%) Windows
2 78 (5.60%) Linux
3 51 (3.66%) Unix
4 14 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (1.01%) Windows 10
4 14 (1.01%) Windows 7
4 14 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (0.93%) Android
6 11 (0.79%) Solaris
7 10 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.22%) HPUX
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.14%) VMS
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.072%) AIX
11 1 (0.072%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (27.01%) Business Intelligence
3 342 (24.57%) MVC
4 307 (22.05%) ETL
5 183 (13.15%) Scrum
6 141 (10.13%) TDD
7 126 (9.05%) OO
8 108 (7.76%) Performance Tuning
9 105 (7.54%) Unit Testing
10 101 (7.26%) Analytics
11 95 (6.82%) Data Modelling
12 94 (6.75%) Web Development
13 93 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
14 89 (6.39%) Asset Management
15 81 (5.82%) Mathematics
16 77 (5.53%) Test Automation
17 75 (5.39%) Software Engineering
18 73 (5.24%) Kimball Methodology
19 72 (5.17%) Mentoring
20 67 (4.81%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1295 (93.03%) SQL
2 637 (45.76%) C#
3 514 (36.93%) T-SQL
4 328 (23.56%) JavaScript
5 164 (11.78%) Java
6 80 (5.75%) VBA
7 68 (4.89%) PL/SQL
8 63 (4.53%) Python
9 62 (4.45%) VB.NET
10 58 (4.17%) VB
11 54 (3.88%) PowerShell
12 41 (2.95%) PHP
12 41 (2.95%) Scala
13 34 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 34 (2.44%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.36%) C++
15 18 (1.29%) C
16 17 (1.22%) R
17 10 (0.72%) VBScript
18 9 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 185 (13.29%) Degree
2 55 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.57%) AWS Certification
5 7 (0.50%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.50%) MCITP
5 7 (0.50%) MCSE
6 4 (0.29%) RHCE
7 3 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.22%) PhD
8 2 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.072%) CFA
9 1 (0.072%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.072%) MCSA
9 1 (0.072%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.38%) Data Quality
2 30 (2.16%) QA
3 24 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.72%) SEPA
4 9 (0.65%) PMO
5 5 (0.36%) MiFID
6 1 (0.072%) Basel III
System Software
1 22 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.79%) Docker
3 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.072%) GridGain
4 1 (0.072%) HDFS
4 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.072%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (1.72%) Opsview
2 11 (0.79%) Puppet
3 3 (0.22%) SCCM
3 3 (0.22%) Terraform
4 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.072%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.072%) Control-M
5 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.072%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.072%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 455 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 153 (10.99%) Oracle
3 59 (4.24%) RedGate
4 52 (3.74%) Sybase
5 43 (3.09%) Tableau
6 39 (2.80%) Cognos
7 20 (1.44%) Sitecore
8 19 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
9 17 (1.22%) Splunk
10 15 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.08%) SAP
11 13 (0.93%) Informatica
12 12 (0.86%) DevExpress
13 10 (0.72%) Alteryx
13 10 (0.72%) Talend
14 9 (0.65%) Google
15 8 (0.57%) Teradata
16 7 (0.50%) Jaspersoft
17 6 (0.43%) Bloomberg
17 6 (0.43%) iManage