Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 179 111
Rank change year-on-year -14 -68 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1,357 1,455 2,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.91% 1.99% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.09% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,229 1,298 2,170
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 67,900 69,694 79,974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.24% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55,216 56,524 69,373
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -15 350 £57,500 +4.55% 56
West London +39 112 £50,000 -9.09% 14
South London 0 38 £50,000 - 3
East London +16 34 £62,500 +31.58% 5
North London -2 2 £47,500 +31.94% 2
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 1,286 (94.77%) SQL
2 936 (68.98%) SQL Server
3 617 (45.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 561 (41.34%) Business Intelligence
5 546 (40.24%) Finance
6 544 (40.09%) T-SQL
7 543 (40.01%) Microsoft
8 541 (39.87%) .NET
9 534 (39.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 520 (38.32%) C#
11 466 (34.34%) Data Warehouse
12 416 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
13 379 (27.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 307 (22.62%) ETL
15 212 (15.62%) Banking
16 206 (15.18%) Power BI
17 192 (14.15%) ASP.NET
18 165 (12.16%) JavaScript
19 157 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
20 153 (11.27%) HTML
21 145 (10.69%) Java
22 144 (10.61%) Oracle
23 143 (10.54%) .NET Framework
24 142 (10.46%) MVC
25 132 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
26 130 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
27 129 (9.51%) Degree
27 129 (9.51%) Data Modelling
28 127 (9.36%) SQL Server 2012
29 125 (9.21%) Web Services

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 52 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.43%) Apache
3 30 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 26 (1.92%) IIS
5 16 (1.18%) Jetty
5 16 (1.18%) NServiceBus
6 15 (1.11%) Confluence
6 15 (1.11%) Mule
6 15 (1.11%) Mule ESB
7 11 (0.81%) SAS
8 9 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.37%) JBoss
10 5 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.29%) CMS
11 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 104 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.96%) Markit EDM
2 10 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (0.66%) MetaTrader
4 8 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.29%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.22%) Concordance
6 3 (0.22%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.22%) Relativity
6 3 (0.22%) Ringtail
7 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.15%) FastStats
7 2 (0.15%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.074%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.074%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 157 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (2.95%) SaaS
3 29 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 11 (0.81%) GitHub
6 8 (0.59%) PaaS
7 4 (0.29%) IaaS
8 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.22%) Serverless
9 2 (0.15%) NuGet
10 1 (0.074%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.074%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.074%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.074%) Office 365
10 1 (0.074%) Slack
10 1 (0.074%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.47%) HTTP
2 18 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.18%) SMPP
4 14 (1.03%) Internet
5 11 (0.81%) SMS
6 1 (0.074%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 936 (68.98%) SQL Server
2 617 (45.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 534 (39.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 466 (34.34%) Data Warehouse
5 379 (27.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 206 (15.18%) Power BI
7 127 (9.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 121 (8.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 114 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 110 (8.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 96 (7.07%) Relational Database
12 89 (6.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 88 (6.48%) NoSQL
14 78 (5.75%) MySQL
15 69 (5.08%) OLAP
16 67 (4.94%) MongoDB
17 66 (4.86%) Big Data
18 50 (3.68%) Data Lake
19 43 (3.17%) Hadoop
20 42 (3.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 130 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 104 (7.66%) Git (software)
3 86 (6.34%) Visual Studio
4 76 (5.60%) JIRA
5 52 (3.83%) Jenkins
5 52 (3.83%) Subversion
6 35 (2.58%) Maven
7 30 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 27 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 24 (1.77%) JUnit
10 21 (1.55%) Eclipse
11 17 (1.25%) TestNG
12 16 (1.18%) Hamcrest
12 16 (1.18%) jMock
12 16 (1.18%) TeamCity
13 15 (1.11%) NetBeans
14 14 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 11 (0.81%) NUnit
15 11 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
16 8 (0.59%) Mercurial
General
1 546 (40.24%) Finance
2 212 (15.62%) Banking
3 79 (5.82%) Advertising
4 58 (4.27%) Marketing
5 55 (4.05%) Front Office
6 43 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 39 (2.87%) Legal
8 33 (2.43%) Retail
9 26 (1.92%) Games
10 22 (1.62%) Law
11 21 (1.55%) Back Office
12 6 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.29%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.22%) Billing
15 3 (0.22%) Electronics
15 3 (0.22%) Publishing
16 2 (0.15%) Retail Finance
17 1 (0.074%) French Language
17 1 (0.074%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (39.87%) .NET
2 192 (14.15%) ASP.NET
3 153 (11.27%) HTML
4 143 (10.54%) .NET Framework
5 125 (9.21%) Web Services
6 99 (7.30%) XML
7 93 (6.85%) CSS
8 89 (6.56%) Entity Framework
9 78 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 78 (5.75%) WCF
10 73 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 72 (5.31%) AngularJS
12 67 (4.94%) WPF
13 66 (4.86%) jQuery
14 64 (4.72%) REST
15 58 (4.27%) SOAP
16 51 (3.76%) MDX
17 49 (3.61%) Spring
18 39 (2.87%) RESTful
18 39 (2.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 80 (5.90%) Fintech
4 71 (5.23%) Algorithms
5 49 (3.61%) Data Structures
6 43 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
7 41 (3.02%) Hedge funds
8 36 (2.65%) User Experience
9 31 (2.28%) Equities
10 22 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
11 21 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
12 20 (1.47%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.18%) Tandem
14 14 (1.03%) Derivative
15 12 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (0.88%) Reinsurance
16 11 (0.81%) Management Information System
17 10 (0.74%) Replication
17 10 (0.74%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 110 (8.11%) Linux
2 90 (6.63%) Windows
3 24 (1.77%) Unix
4 11 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.22%) Android
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.074%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.074%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.074%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (41.34%) Business Intelligence
2 416 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (22.62%) ETL
4 142 (10.46%) MVC
5 132 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
6 129 (9.51%) Data Modelling
7 117 (8.62%) SDLC
8 113 (8.33%) Analytics
9 110 (8.11%) Scrum
10 99 (7.30%) TDD
11 98 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
12 96 (7.07%) Data Management
13 93 (6.85%) Visualisation
14 88 (6.48%) Unit Testing
15 76 (5.60%) Migration
16 72 (5.31%) Kimball Methodology
16 72 (5.31%) OO
17 71 (5.23%) Asset Management
18 66 (4.86%) Test Automation
19 65 (4.79%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1,286 (94.77%) SQL
2 544 (40.09%) T-SQL
3 520 (38.32%) C#
4 165 (12.16%) JavaScript
5 145 (10.69%) Java
6 88 (6.48%) PowerShell
7 85 (6.26%) VBA
8 82 (6.04%) Python
9 79 (5.82%) PL/SQL
10 49 (3.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 49 (3.61%) VB
11 30 (2.21%) VB.NET
12 23 (1.69%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.62%) R
14 17 (1.25%) TypeScript
15 14 (1.03%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.03%) XPath
16 13 (0.96%) C
16 13 (0.96%) C++
16 13 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 129 (9.51%) Degree
2 27 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.37%) MCSE
5 3 (0.22%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.074%) ISEB
7 1 (0.074%) MCP
7 1 (0.074%) MCSA
7 1 (0.074%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.02%) QA
2 15 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.59%) MiFID
4 6 (0.44%) GDPR
5 2 (0.15%) Basel III
5 2 (0.15%) EMIR
6 1 (0.074%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.074%) FATCA
System Software
1 34 (2.51%) Docker
2 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.074%) HDFS
3 1 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (1.11%) Ansible
2 10 (0.74%) Control-M
3 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.15%) Puppet
4 1 (0.074%) Automic
4 1 (0.074%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.074%) Kibana
4 1 (0.074%) logstash
4 1 (0.074%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.074%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 543 (40.01%) Microsoft
2 144 (10.61%) Oracle
3 72 (5.31%) Tableau
4 35 (2.58%) Cognos
5 25 (1.84%) RedGate
6 24 (1.77%) Talend
7 21 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.33%) Vertica
9 17 (1.25%) SAP
10 13 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
11 12 (0.88%) Anaplan
11 12 (0.88%) WorldPay
12 9 (0.66%) Charles River
13 8 (0.59%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.59%) Sybase
14 7 (0.52%) JDA
14 7 (0.52%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.44%) VMware
15 6 (0.44%) WSO2
16 5 (0.37%) Sitecore