Period
to 21 February 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 217 159
Rank change year-on-year +32 -58 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1,207 1,173 1,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.93% 1.67% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.75% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,109 1,052 1,421
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £38,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 59,744 66,976 67,242
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 95.32% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 48,862 55,457 57,311
London median annual salary £62,375 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +6 281 £60,000 +9.09% 48
West London +22 57 £52,500 +12.30% 23
South London -2 27 £42,500 -15.00% 6
East London +17 13 £51,000 -24.44% 17
North London +9 5 £42,500 +3.03%
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 1,114 (92.29%) SQL
2 776 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 565 (46.81%) C#
4 497 (41.18%) .NET
5 491 (40.68%) Finance
6 481 (39.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 428 (35.46%) T-SQL
8 406 (33.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 393 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
10 358 (29.66%) Microsoft
11 338 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
12 319 (26.43%) Data Warehouse
13 314 (26.01%) ETL
14 302 (25.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 295 (24.44%) Banking
16 247 (20.46%) ASP.NET
17 245 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
18 179 (14.83%) Oracle
19 157 (13.01%) JavaScript
20 147 (12.18%) Java
21 142 (11.76%) Power BI
22 141 (11.68%) HTML
22 141 (11.68%) Asset Management
23 140 (11.60%) Software Engineering
24 135 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
25 130 (10.77%) Relational Database
25 130 (10.77%) Python
26 129 (10.69%) Analytics
27 125 (10.36%) Microsoft Excel
28 122 (10.11%) Hedge funds

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 58 (4.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 44 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 12 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (0.99%) SAS
5 11 (0.91%) CMS
5 11 (0.91%) IIS
5 11 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 9 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.41%) SmartSockets
8 5 (0.41%) WordPress
9 4 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.33%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.083%) Apache
11 1 (0.083%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.083%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.083%) MQSeries
Applications
1 125 (10.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.33%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.33%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.33%) SunGard GMI
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.25%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 2 (0.17%) Magento
4 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 245 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (2.32%) SaaS
5 20 (1.66%) Data Lake Analytics
6 15 (1.24%) Office 365
7 11 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
7 11 (0.91%) GitHub
8 5 (0.41%) IaaS
8 5 (0.41%) PaaS
9 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.25%) Slack
11 1 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.58%) Intranet
2 5 (0.41%) Internet
3 3 (0.25%) Skype
3 3 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.083%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 776 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 481 (39.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 406 (33.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 319 (26.43%) Data Warehouse
5 302 (25.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 142 (11.76%) Power BI
7 130 (10.77%) Relational Database
8 98 (8.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 91 (7.54%) SQL Server 2016
10 73 (6.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 63 (5.22%) NoSQL
12 59 (4.89%) SQL Server 2014
13 55 (4.56%) OLAP
14 46 (3.81%) Big Data
15 45 (3.73%) Azure SQL Database
15 45 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
16 41 (3.40%) RDBMS
17 37 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
18 31 (2.57%) Data Lake
19 28 (2.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 85 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 49 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (2.98%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.16%) TeamCity
4 14 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (0.75%) GitLab
5 9 (0.75%) JIRA
5 9 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.66%) Subversion
6 8 (0.66%) Toad
7 7 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.50%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.41%) JUnit
10 4 (0.33%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.33%) NUnit
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.25%) Selenium
12 2 (0.17%) MSTest
12 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 491 (40.68%) Finance
2 295 (24.44%) Banking
3 85 (7.04%) Front Office
4 60 (4.97%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.15%) Marketing
6 33 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 33 (2.73%) Retail
7 21 (1.74%) Law
8 20 (1.66%) Publishing
9 19 (1.57%) Back Office
10 17 (1.41%) Advertising
10 17 (1.41%) Legal
11 16 (1.33%) Games
12 13 (1.08%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.66%) Billing
13 8 (0.66%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.41%) Retail Finance
15 4 (0.33%) International Banking
16 3 (0.25%) French Language
16 3 (0.25%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 497 (41.18%) .NET
2 247 (20.46%) ASP.NET
3 141 (11.68%) HTML
4 109 (9.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 100 (8.29%) XML
6 99 (8.20%) Web Services
7 96 (7.95%) AngularJS
8 81 (6.71%) CSS
9 77 (6.38%) .NET Framework
10 72 (5.97%) jQuery
11 68 (5.63%) WPF
12 61 (5.05%) Entity Framework
12 61 (5.05%) WCF
13 57 (4.72%) React
14 56 (4.64%) MDX
15 54 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 51 (4.23%) J2EE
17 40 (3.31%) J2SE
18 34 (2.82%) HTML5
18 34 (2.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.11%) Hedge funds
2 111 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (9.11%) Equities
4 92 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 82 (6.79%) Fixed Income
6 79 (6.55%) Derivative
7 66 (5.47%) Data Structures
8 62 (5.14%) Algorithms
9 55 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
10 36 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
11 28 (2.32%) Fintech
12 21 (1.74%) Credit Risk
12 21 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.57%) Mobile App
14 16 (1.33%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.83%) Clustering
16 7 (0.58%) Market Risk
17 6 (0.50%) Management Information System
18 5 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (4.56%) Windows
2 49 (4.06%) Linux
3 15 (1.24%) Unix
4 3 (0.25%) Android
4 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.083%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.083%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
2 338 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (26.01%) ETL
4 141 (11.68%) Asset Management
5 140 (11.60%) Software Engineering
6 135 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
7 129 (10.69%) Analytics
8 107 (8.86%) MVC
9 105 (8.70%) Web Development
10 101 (8.37%) Investment Management
11 98 (8.12%) Migration
12 91 (7.54%) Test Automation
13 88 (7.29%) TDD
14 87 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
15 83 (6.88%) Visualisation
16 81 (6.71%) Workflow
17 76 (6.30%) Scrum
18 73 (6.05%) Data Modelling
19 66 (5.47%) Kimball Methodology
20 65 (5.39%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,114 (92.29%) SQL
2 565 (46.81%) C#
3 428 (35.46%) T-SQL
4 157 (13.01%) JavaScript
5 147 (12.18%) Java
6 130 (10.77%) Python
7 86 (7.13%) PL/SQL
8 75 (6.21%) VBA
9 73 (6.05%) VB.NET
10 58 (4.81%) PowerShell
11 52 (4.31%) PHP
12 50 (4.14%) VB
13 32 (2.65%) C++
14 30 (2.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 24 (1.99%) R
16 15 (1.24%) TypeScript
17 13 (1.08%) MATLAB
17 13 (1.08%) Perl
17 13 (1.08%) Scala
18 9 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 113 (9.36%) Degree
2 36 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.66%) PhD
4 7 (0.58%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.58%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.41%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.25%) MCSE
7 2 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.083%) MCAD
8 1 (0.083%) MCSD
8 1 (0.083%) MCTS
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.73%) QA
2 20 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.58%) MiFID
4 6 (0.50%) GDPR
5 4 (0.33%) EMIR
5 4 (0.33%) SLA
6 3 (0.25%) IFRS
6 3 (0.25%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (1.08%) Docker
2 7 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle Clusterware
4 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.50%) Grafana
3 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.083%) Ansible
4 1 (0.083%) SCCM
Vendors
1 358 (29.66%) Microsoft
2 179 (14.83%) Oracle
3 69 (5.72%) Tableau
4 26 (2.15%) RedGate
5 25 (2.07%) Google
6 17 (1.41%) Adobe
7 15 (1.24%) Bloomberg
7 15 (1.24%) Talend
8 14 (1.16%) IBM
8 14 (1.16%) Informatica
8 14 (1.16%) Reuters
9 10 (0.83%) Cognos
10 9 (0.75%) BT
11 8 (0.66%) Infragistics
12 7 (0.58%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.41%) Ab Initio
13 5 (0.41%) SAP
13 5 (0.41%) Solace
13 5 (0.41%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.33%) IFS