Period
to 21 February 2020

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 234 188 219
Rank change year-on-year -46 +31 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 758 1,207 1,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.49% 1.93% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.02% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 696 1,109 1,052
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 48,173 59,753 67,015
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.32% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39,012 48,868 55,484
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,375 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +3.96% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +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 2020.

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 2020. 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 -34 182 £62,500 +4.17% 36
West London -6 38 £50,000 -4.76% 14
South London -4 14 £52,500 +23.53% 2
North London -2 9 £38,000 -10.59% 1
East London +7 7 £46,500 -8.82% 16
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 721 (95.12%) SQL
2 475 (62.66%) SQL Server
3 315 (41.56%) C#
4 281 (37.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 271 (35.75%) .NET
6 260 (34.30%) T-SQL
7 250 (32.98%) Finance
8 225 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
9 197 (25.99%) Data Warehouse
10 195 (25.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 194 (25.59%) ETL
12 189 (24.93%) Microsoft
13 178 (23.48%) Business Intelligence
14 158 (20.84%) Python
15 146 (19.26%) Azure
16 119 (15.70%) JavaScript
17 117 (15.44%) ASP.NET
18 115 (15.17%) Degree
19 109 (14.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 108 (14.25%) Tableau
20 108 (14.25%) Power BI
20 108 (14.25%) Power Platform
21 98 (12.93%) Analytics
22 93 (12.27%) HTML
23 85 (11.21%) Computer Science
24 84 (11.08%) CSS
24 84 (11.08%) Migration
24 84 (11.08%) MVC
25 80 (10.55%) Web Services
26 75 (9.89%) Java

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 21 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.58%) IIS
3 8 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.79%) CMS
6 4 (0.53%) Confluence
6 4 (0.53%) SAS
7 3 (0.40%) Apache
7 3 (0.40%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.40%) Mendix
7 3 (0.40%) Tornado
7 3 (0.40%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.26%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.13%) Drupal
9 1 (0.13%) Kentico
9 1 (0.13%) Mule
9 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 50 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.66%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.66%) RiskWrite
3 3 (0.40%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.40%) StreamServe
4 2 (0.26%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 2 (0.26%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.26%) iTrent
4 2 (0.26%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.13%) FastStats
5 1 (0.13%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.13%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 146 (19.26%) Azure
2 108 (14.25%) Power Platform
3 65 (8.58%) AWS
4 21 (2.77%) GitHub
5 14 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
6 13 (1.72%) GCP
7 10 (1.32%) SaaS
8 8 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.06%) AWS Fargate
9 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.79%) npm
10 4 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.53%) Data Lake Analytics
10 4 (0.53%) NuGet
10 4 (0.53%) PaaS
10 4 (0.53%) Serverless
11 3 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.40%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
1 5 (0.66%) SSH
1 5 (0.66%) SSL
2 4 (0.53%) Intranet
3 3 (0.40%) HTTP
4 2 (0.26%) DHCP
4 2 (0.26%) DNS
4 2 (0.26%) VPN
5 1 (0.13%) FTP
5 1 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (62.66%) SQL Server
2 281 (37.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 197 (25.99%) Data Warehouse
4 195 (25.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 109 (14.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 108 (14.25%) Power BI
7 65 (8.58%) Data Lake
8 54 (7.12%) SQL Server 2016
9 52 (6.86%) Relational Database
10 49 (6.46%) NoSQL
11 44 (5.80%) Big Data
12 35 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
13 33 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (3.30%) MySQL
14 25 (3.30%) Oracle Database
15 24 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
15 24 (3.17%) SQL Server 2017
16 18 (2.37%) Amazon Athena
17 17 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 17 (2.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 54 (7.12%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.46%) Visual Studio
3 39 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (3.03%) JIRA
5 20 (2.64%) RStudio
6 12 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
7 11 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.92%) IntelliJ
10 7 (0.92%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.92%) Subversion
11 6 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.66%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.53%) Selenium
13 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.40%) PHPUnit
14 3 (0.40%) webpack
15 2 (0.26%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.26%) PyCharm
General
1 250 (32.98%) Finance
2 55 (7.26%) Banking
3 34 (4.49%) Front Office
4 26 (3.43%) Back Office
5 20 (2.64%) Law
6 19 (2.51%) Marketing
7 18 (2.37%) Publishing
8 13 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.72%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.72%) Retail
9 8 (1.06%) Legal
10 5 (0.66%) Advertising
10 5 (0.66%) Games
10 5 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.40%) Billing
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) Social Science
13 1 (0.13%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (35.75%) .NET
2 117 (15.44%) ASP.NET
3 93 (12.27%) HTML
4 84 (11.08%) CSS
5 80 (10.55%) Web Services
6 70 (9.23%) .NET Core
7 58 (7.65%) AngularJS
8 56 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (6.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (5.80%) .NET Framework
11 42 (5.54%) React
12 31 (4.09%) REST
13 29 (3.83%) HTML5
14 26 (3.43%) Entity Framework
15 23 (3.03%) MDX
16 22 (2.90%) Vue.js
17 21 (2.77%) jQuery
18 18 (2.37%) Spring
19 15 (1.98%) RESTful
20 14 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.54%) Fixed Income
2 32 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (3.96%) Hedge funds
4 29 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.17%) Derivative
6 23 (3.03%) Equities
7 18 (2.37%) Blog
8 15 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.85%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.32%) Online Gambling
11 9 (1.19%) Reinsurance
12 8 (1.06%) User Experience
13 6 (0.79%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.66%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.40%) Reference Data
16 3 (0.40%) Social Media
16 3 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.17%) Windows
2 19 (2.51%) Linux
3 13 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.58%) Unix
5 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.26%) Android
7 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (25.59%) ETL
3 178 (23.48%) Business Intelligence
4 98 (12.93%) Analytics
5 85 (11.21%) Computer Science
6 84 (11.08%) Migration
6 84 (11.08%) MVC
7 73 (9.63%) Asset Management
8 71 (9.37%) DevOps
8 71 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
9 67 (8.84%) Data Modelling
10 63 (8.31%) Mathematics
11 56 (7.39%) Software Engineering
12 50 (6.60%) Scrum
12 50 (6.60%) Visualisation
13 48 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
14 47 (6.20%) Microservices
15 46 (6.07%) Data Visualisation
16 39 (5.15%) Test Automation
16 39 (5.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 721 (95.12%) SQL
2 315 (41.56%) C#
3 260 (34.30%) T-SQL
4 158 (20.84%) Python
5 119 (15.70%) JavaScript
6 75 (9.89%) Java
7 64 (8.44%) VBA
8 37 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 36 (4.75%) R
10 34 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 29 (3.83%) VB.NET
12 25 (3.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 22 (2.90%) C++
14 21 (2.77%) TypeScript
15 19 (2.51%) PHP
16 18 (2.37%) VB
17 13 (1.72%) VBScript
18 11 (1.45%) Java 8
19 8 (1.06%) Delphi
19 8 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 115 (15.17%) Degree
2 39 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.90%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.66%) MCDBA
6 4 (0.53%) MCSE
7 2 (0.26%) MCSA
8 1 (0.13%) MCSD
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.58%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.45%) GDPR
2 11 (1.45%) QA
3 5 (0.66%) MiFID
4 3 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.40%) EMIR
5 2 (0.26%) GxP
5 2 (0.26%) UCITS
System Software
1 23 (3.03%) Docker
2 10 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.53%) Control-M
3 1 (0.13%) Ansible
3 1 (0.13%) Grafana
3 1 (0.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 189 (24.93%) Microsoft
2 108 (14.25%) Tableau
3 67 (8.84%) Oracle
4 24 (3.17%) RedGate
5 21 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.51%) Google
7 12 (1.58%) SAP
8 9 (1.19%) Cognos
9 8 (1.06%) IFS
10 7 (0.92%) Informatica
10 7 (0.92%) Infragistics
11 6 (0.79%) hybris
11 6 (0.79%) Talend
12 5 (0.66%) Databricks
13 4 (0.53%) Hortonworks
13 4 (0.53%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.40%) OpenText
14 3 (0.40%) Sybase
14 3 (0.40%) Workday
15 2 (0.26%) IBM