Period
to

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 527 313 248
Rank change year-on-year -214 -65 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 388 323 536
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.94% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.02% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 326 305 497
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £75,000 £88,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 64,759 31,556 36,626
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.81% 91.38% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33,572 24,427 30,153
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -56 83 £60,000 -29.41% 20
West London -59 11 £52,500 - 3
South London -66 7 £47,500 -9.52%
East London -63 2 £75,000 +150.00% 4
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, SQL Developer job roles required the following 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.

1 362 (93.30%) SQL
2 264 (68.04%) SQL Server
3 170 (43.81%) T-SQL
4 163 (42.01%) C#
5 160 (41.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 157 (40.46%) Finance
7 144 (37.11%) .NET
8 138 (35.57%) Microsoft
9 132 (34.02%) Business Intelligence
10 131 (33.76%) Azure
11 115 (29.64%) Agile
12 104 (26.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 93 (23.97%) ETL
14 79 (20.36%) Windows
14 79 (20.36%) Banking
14 79 (20.36%) DevOps
15 78 (20.10%) Power Platform
16 76 (19.59%) Power BI
17 74 (19.07%) Degree
18 66 (17.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 62 (15.98%) Test Automation
20 58 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
21 56 (14.43%) Computer Science
22 51 (13.14%) AWS
22 51 (13.14%) JavaScript
23 49 (12.63%) Python
24 47 (12.11%) IIS
25 46 (11.86%) Data Modelling
25 46 (11.86%) Git (software)
25 46 (11.86%) .NET Core

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 47 (12.11%) IIS
2 20 (5.15%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.26%) Mendix
5 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 29 (7.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.52%) Relativity
2 2 (0.52%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.26%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.26%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 131 (33.76%) Azure
2 78 (20.10%) Power Platform
3 51 (13.14%) AWS
4 17 (4.38%) Azure Data Factory
5 15 (3.87%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (2.32%) SaaS
7 7 (1.80%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 7 (1.80%) PaaS
7 7 (1.80%) Snowflake
8 5 (1.29%) GCP
8 5 (1.29%) Serverless
9 4 (1.03%) Azure Functions
10 3 (0.77%) Power Automate
10 3 (0.77%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.26%) IaaS
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.80%) Network Security
2 3 (0.77%) FTP
3 2 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (68.04%) SQL Server
2 160 (41.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 104 (26.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (19.59%) Power BI
5 66 (17.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 58 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (7.73%) Relational Database
8 24 (6.19%) OLAP
9 21 (5.41%) MySQL
10 18 (4.64%) Oracle OLAP
11 17 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (3.87%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (3.61%) Oracle Database
14 13 (3.35%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (3.35%) Data Lake
15 12 (3.09%) Tableau
16 9 (2.32%) RDBMS
17 8 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (2.06%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 46 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.96%) Visual Studio
3 22 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (3.61%) JUnit
6 8 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (1.80%) JIRA
7 7 (1.80%) Subversion
8 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.52%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.52%) NUnit
11 2 (0.52%) Selenium
11 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.26%) GitLab
12 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.26%) MSTest
12 1 (0.26%) tSQLt
General
1 157 (40.46%) Finance
2 79 (20.36%) Banking
3 33 (8.51%) Social Skills
4 25 (6.44%) French Language
4 25 (6.44%) Retail
5 15 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.87%) Local Government
6 12 (3.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 12 (3.09%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.84%) Advertising
7 11 (2.84%) Automotive
7 11 (2.84%) Publishing
8 9 (2.32%) Front Office
9 7 (1.80%) Marketing
10 5 (1.29%) Legal
11 3 (0.77%) Law
11 3 (0.77%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.52%) Back Office
12 2 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (37.11%) .NET
2 46 (11.86%) .NET Core
3 45 (11.60%) ASP.NET
4 40 (10.31%) .NET Framework
5 37 (9.54%) XML
6 31 (7.99%) Web Services
7 28 (7.22%) Entity Framework
8 21 (5.41%) AngularJS
9 19 (4.90%) CSS
9 19 (4.90%) REST
10 15 (3.87%) HTML
10 15 (3.87%) JDBC
10 15 (3.87%) JMS
11 14 (3.61%) Spring
12 13 (3.35%) WCF
12 13 (3.35%) XSLT
13 10 (2.58%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (2.32%) Kafka
15 7 (1.80%) Node.js
15 7 (1.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.15%) SWIFT
2 15 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.61%) FMCG
4 12 (3.09%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.55%) NHS
7 5 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.03%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.03%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (1.03%) Replication
8 4 (1.03%) Sports Betting
9 3 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.77%) Equities
9 3 (0.77%) User Experience
10 2 (0.52%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.52%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 79 (20.36%) Windows
2 25 (6.44%) Windows Server 2016
3 11 (2.84%) Linux
4 6 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.77%) Unix
5 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (34.02%) Business Intelligence
2 115 (29.64%) Agile
3 93 (23.97%) ETL
4 79 (20.36%) DevOps
5 62 (15.98%) Test Automation
6 56 (14.43%) Computer Science
7 46 (11.86%) Data Modelling
8 45 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (11.08%) MVC
10 37 (9.54%) Asset Management
10 37 (9.54%) CI/CD
10 37 (9.54%) OO
11 32 (8.25%) Scrum
12 31 (7.99%) Unit Testing
13 30 (7.73%) Visualisation
14 26 (6.70%) Change Management
14 26 (6.70%) OOP
15 25 (6.44%) Migration
16 24 (6.19%) Analytics
16 24 (6.19%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 362 (93.30%) SQL
2 170 (43.81%) T-SQL
3 163 (42.01%) C#
4 51 (13.14%) JavaScript
5 49 (12.63%) Python
6 37 (9.54%) Java
7 35 (9.02%) PL/SQL
8 18 (4.64%) C++
9 17 (4.38%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.87%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.32%) XPath
12 8 (2.06%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.55%) PHP
14 3 (0.77%) VBA
15 2 (0.52%) XQuery
16 1 (0.26%) Bash
16 1 (0.26%) RPG
16 1 (0.26%) Scala
16 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (19.07%) Degree
2 46 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.03%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.26%) PhD
4 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.32%) GDPR
3 4 (1.03%) QA
4 3 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.80%) Docker
2 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.55%) Terraform
2 4 (1.03%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 138 (35.57%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.54%) Oracle
3 13 (3.35%) DocuSign
4 8 (2.06%) Bloomberg
5 7 (1.80%) Databricks
6 6 (1.55%) SAP
7 5 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.03%) Actuate
8 4 (1.03%) Brio
8 4 (1.03%) Google
8 4 (1.03%) Intapp
8 4 (1.03%) MarketAxess
8 4 (1.03%) Sophos
8 4 (1.03%) Tradeweb
8 4 (1.03%) Vermilion
8 4 (1.03%) Yardi
9 2 (0.52%) Facebook
9 2 (0.52%) iManage
9 2 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.52%) Reuters