Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 205 124
Rank change year-on-year +21 -81 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1,338 1,331 2,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.97% 1.79% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.89% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,231 1,177 1,886
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
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 64,821 70,604 75,817
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 94.76% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 52,769 55,286 65,864
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,301 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +6 381 £55,000 +4.76% 44
West London +60 102 £52,500 -4.55% 18
South London +15 36 £50,000 - 7
East London +11 32 £58,750 +10.85% 4
North London +3 4 £40,000 +40.35%
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1,249 (93.35%) SQL
2 923 (68.98%) SQL Server
3 608 (45.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 568 (42.45%) Finance
5 538 (40.21%) C#
6 537 (40.13%) .NET
7 527 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
8 508 (37.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 507 (37.89%) Microsoft
10 500 (37.37%) T-SQL
11 436 (32.59%) Data Warehouse
12 368 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
13 352 (26.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 323 (24.14%) ETL
15 248 (18.54%) Banking
16 196 (14.65%) Power BI
16 196 (14.65%) Microsoft Azure
16 196 (14.65%) ASP.NET
17 171 (12.78%) JavaScript
18 155 (11.58%) Relational Database
19 154 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
20 152 (11.36%) Web Services
21 146 (10.91%) Java
22 143 (10.69%) MVC
23 140 (10.46%) HTML
24 136 (10.16%) .NET Framework
25 135 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
26 129 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
27 125 (9.34%) Oracle
28 118 (8.82%) Degree

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 42 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.94%) Apache
3 25 (1.87%) IIS
4 17 (1.27%) NServiceBus
4 17 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 13 (0.97%) Mule
6 13 (0.97%) Mule ESB
7 10 (0.75%) CMS
7 10 (0.75%) Jetty
7 10 (0.75%) SAS
8 9 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.45%) Confluence
10 6 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.22%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 100 (7.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.37%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.52%) SunGard GMI
4 6 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.37%) MetaTrader
6 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.22%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 2 (0.15%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.15%) Magento
8 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 196 (14.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.24%) SaaS
4 14 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
4 14 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (0.90%) PaaS
6 9 (0.67%) GitHub
6 9 (0.67%) IaaS
7 8 (0.60%) Data Lake Analytics
8 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.22%) Office 365
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.15%) Serverless
11 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.075%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.12%) SMS
2 12 (0.90%) HTTP
2 12 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.75%) SMPP
4 8 (0.60%) Internet
5 2 (0.15%) WAN
6 1 (0.075%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 923 (68.98%) SQL Server
2 608 (45.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 508 (37.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 436 (32.59%) Data Warehouse
5 352 (26.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 196 (14.65%) Power BI
7 155 (11.58%) Relational Database
8 129 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 105 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 105 (7.85%) SQL Server 2014
10 101 (7.55%) SQL Server 2016
11 99 (7.40%) Big Data
12 83 (6.20%) NoSQL
13 63 (4.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 56 (4.19%) MySQL
15 47 (3.51%) MongoDB
15 47 (3.51%) OLAP
16 45 (3.36%) Data Lake
17 42 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
18 41 (3.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 135 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 112 (8.37%) Visual Studio
3 74 (5.53%) Git (software)
4 56 (4.19%) JIRA
5 42 (3.14%) Jenkins
6 34 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 34 (2.54%) Subversion
7 29 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
8 27 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 25 (1.87%) Eclipse
10 23 (1.72%) Maven
11 15 (1.12%) JUnit
12 13 (0.97%) NetBeans
13 12 (0.90%) NUnit
13 12 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (0.82%) TestNG
14 11 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 10 (0.75%) Hamcrest
15 10 (0.75%) jMock
16 9 (0.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 568 (42.45%) Finance
2 248 (18.54%) Banking
3 72 (5.38%) Advertising
4 58 (4.33%) Retail
5 48 (3.59%) Front Office
6 46 (3.44%) Marketing
7 35 (2.62%) Legal
8 29 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 28 (2.09%) Back Office
10 17 (1.27%) Law
11 14 (1.05%) Games
12 12 (0.90%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.67%) Publishing
14 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.37%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.30%) Retail Finance
17 2 (0.15%) Electronics
17 2 (0.15%) Private Banking
18 1 (0.075%) International Banking
18 1 (0.075%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 537 (40.13%) .NET
2 196 (14.65%) ASP.NET
3 152 (11.36%) Web Services
4 140 (10.46%) HTML
5 136 (10.16%) .NET Framework
6 99 (7.40%) Entity Framework
7 91 (6.80%) XML
8 86 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 82 (6.13%) AngularJS
10 80 (5.98%) jQuery
11 75 (5.61%) WCF
12 71 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 71 (5.31%) CSS
13 68 (5.08%) WPF
14 66 (4.93%) SOAP
15 60 (4.48%) REST
16 47 (3.51%) RESTful
17 46 (3.44%) MDX
18 42 (3.14%) Spring
19 41 (3.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.31%) Algorithms
3 70 (5.23%) Fintech
4 69 (5.16%) Computer Science
5 61 (4.56%) Data Structures
6 60 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
7 55 (4.11%) Hedge funds
8 32 (2.39%) Equities
9 26 (1.94%) Fixed Income
10 25 (1.87%) User Experience
11 23 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (1.42%) Derivative
12 19 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
13 18 (1.35%) Reinsurance
14 15 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (0.75%) Credit Risk
16 8 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.60%) NHS
17 7 (0.52%) Client/Server
17 7 (0.52%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 83 (6.20%) Linux
2 74 (5.53%) Windows
3 12 (0.90%) Windows Server
4 11 (0.82%) Unix
5 2 (0.15%) Android
6 1 (0.075%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.075%) CentOS
6 1 (0.075%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.075%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
2 368 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 323 (24.14%) ETL
4 154 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
5 143 (10.69%) MVC
6 100 (7.47%) Analytics
7 97 (7.25%) Data Management
7 97 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
7 97 (7.25%) Scrum
7 97 (7.25%) Visualisation
8 95 (7.10%) Data Modelling
9 87 (6.50%) Unit Testing
10 86 (6.43%) SDLC
11 84 (6.28%) Migration
12 83 (6.20%) TDD
13 78 (5.83%) Asset Management
14 72 (5.38%) Test Automation
15 71 (5.31%) Kimball Methodology
16 65 (4.86%) High Availability
16 65 (4.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,249 (93.35%) SQL
2 538 (40.21%) C#
3 500 (37.37%) T-SQL
4 171 (12.78%) JavaScript
5 146 (10.91%) Java
6 102 (7.62%) Python
7 77 (5.75%) VBA
8 73 (5.46%) PowerShell
9 63 (4.71%) VB
10 61 (4.56%) PL/SQL
11 57 (4.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 46 (3.44%) VB.NET
13 24 (1.79%) PHP
14 19 (1.42%) R
15 15 (1.12%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.05%) XPath
17 13 (0.97%) Ruby
17 13 (0.97%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.97%) VBScript
18 12 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 118 (8.82%) Degree
2 34 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.82%) MCSE
5 4 (0.30%) CISSP
5 4 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.075%) MCP
8 1 (0.075%) PhD
8 1 (0.075%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.99%) QA
2 19 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.97%) MiFID
4 9 (0.67%) GDPR
5 7 (0.52%) EMIR
6 5 (0.37%) FATCA
7 3 (0.22%) SLA
8 2 (0.15%) Basel III
9 1 (0.075%) CRD IV
System Software
1 18 (1.35%) Docker
2 8 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (0.97%) Ansible
2 5 (0.37%) Grafana
3 4 (0.30%) Control-M
4 3 (0.22%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.075%) Puppet
Vendors
1 507 (37.89%) Microsoft
2 125 (9.34%) Oracle
3 67 (5.01%) Tableau
4 29 (2.17%) Cognos
5 28 (2.09%) Talend
6 25 (1.87%) Google
7 22 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (1.42%) RedGate
9 15 (1.12%) Informatica
10 12 (0.90%) Charles River
11 9 (0.67%) Anaplan
11 9 (0.67%) SAP
11 9 (0.67%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.67%) Vertica
12 8 (0.60%) Fidessa
12 8 (0.60%) Sybase
12 8 (0.60%) WorldPay
13 7 (0.52%) CQG
13 7 (0.52%) ESRI
13 7 (0.52%) SunGard