Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 January 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 > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 126 130
Rank change year-on-year -47 +4 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 201 373 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.66% 2.48% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 2.56% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 174 293 348
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £25,525
90th Percentile £54,250 £52,500 £52,500
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 the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 11,591 14,593 16,189
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 96.96% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8,763 11,848 12,865
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,935 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the Midlands

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL Developer in the Midlands

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in the Midlands

SQL Developer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
West Midlands -54 123 £40,000 - 25
East Midlands +1 76 £40,000 +5.26% 16
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Midlands region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 192 (95.52%) SQL
2 135 (67.16%) SQL Server
3 88 (43.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (34.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (33.33%) .NET
6 65 (32.34%) T-SQL
7 64 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (29.85%) Business Intelligence
9 58 (28.86%) C#
10 55 (27.36%) ETL
11 51 (25.37%) Microsoft
11 51 (25.37%) Finance
12 47 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 42 (20.90%) JavaScript
14 39 (19.40%) HTML
15 37 (18.41%) CSS
16 36 (17.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 35 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (14.93%) ASP.NET
20 29 (14.43%) MVC
20 29 (14.43%) Greenfield Project
21 27 (13.43%) SDLC
21 27 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
22 26 (12.94%) AngularJS
23 25 (12.44%) Team Foundation Server
24 23 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
25 22 (10.95%) ERP
25 22 (10.95%) Tableau
25 22 (10.95%) Data Development

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 4 (1.99%) CMS
1 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.49%) IIS
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.00%) Apache
3 2 (1.00%) Confluence
3 2 (1.00%) DNN
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.00%) SAS
4 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.50%) Site Server
4 1 (0.50%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 14 (6.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) FastStats
2 6 (2.99%) Raiser's Edge
3 3 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 47 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.48%) SaaS
4 5 (2.49%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (2.49%) GitHub
5 4 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.99%) IaaS
5 4 (1.99%) PaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.48%) SMS
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (67.16%) SQL Server
2 88 (43.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (34.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (17.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (8.46%) Power BI
7 16 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (5.97%) Oracle Database
9 12 (5.97%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (4.98%) Relational Database
12 8 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (3.98%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (3.48%) MS Access
14 6 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (2.99%) SSDT
15 5 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (2.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (12.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.47%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.99%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.99%) JIRA
5 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.49%) JUnit
5 3 (1.49%) Maven
5 3 (1.49%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.00%) NUnit
7 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.50%) Gatling
7 1 (0.50%) JMeter
7 1 (0.50%) Moq
7 1 (0.50%) MSTest
7 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.50%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) Subversion
7 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (25.37%) Finance
2 9 (4.48%) Retail
3 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.99%) Banking
4 6 (2.99%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Automotive
5 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (33.33%) .NET
2 39 (19.40%) HTML
3 37 (18.41%) CSS
4 30 (14.93%) ASP.NET
5 26 (12.94%) AngularJS
6 20 (9.95%) jQuery
7 16 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (7.46%) Web Services
9 14 (6.97%) React
10 13 (6.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (6.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (5.47%) .NET Framework
12 10 (4.98%) JSON
13 9 (4.48%) EDI
13 9 (4.48%) Middleware
14 8 (3.98%) Entity Framework
14 8 (3.98%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (3.98%) Node.js
14 8 (3.98%) WCF
14 8 (3.98%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (14.43%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (10.45%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.47%) Fintech
5 9 (4.48%) iSeries
6 7 (3.48%) AS400
7 5 (2.49%) Replication
8 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.00%) EPoS
9 2 (1.00%) PKI
9 2 (1.00%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.50%) NHS
10 1 (0.50%) Tandem
10 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.50%) Linux
2 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.85%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (27.36%) ETL
4 35 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (14.43%) MVC
6 27 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (13.43%) SDLC
7 22 (10.95%) Data Development
7 22 (10.95%) ERP
8 20 (9.95%) Project Management
9 19 (9.45%) Scrum
9 19 (9.45%) Test Automation
10 18 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (7.96%) SOLID
12 15 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (7.46%) Data Modelling
13 14 (6.97%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (6.97%) Visualisation
14 13 (6.47%) Decision-Making
14 13 (6.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 192 (95.52%) SQL
2 65 (32.34%) T-SQL
3 58 (28.86%) C#
4 42 (20.90%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.96%) Java
5 16 (7.96%) VB.NET
6 14 (6.97%) Python
7 13 (6.47%) VB
8 12 (5.97%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.48%) RPG
9 9 (4.48%) RPG IV
10 4 (1.99%) C++
10 4 (1.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (1.99%) VB6
11 2 (1.00%) VBA
12 1 (0.50%) Groovy
12 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (3.98%) Degree
2 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.99%) MCP
3 6 (2.99%) MCPD
4 3 (1.49%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.49%) DBS Check
4 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) GDPR
2 2 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.99%) Docker
Vendors
1 51 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.95%) Tableau
3 20 (9.95%) Oracle
4 19 (9.45%) Cognos
5 13 (6.47%) Alteryx
6 9 (4.48%) JD Edwards
7 6 (2.99%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.99%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.49%) SAP
10 2 (1.00%) Birst
10 2 (1.00%) UiPath
11 1 (0.50%) Apple
11 1 (0.50%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.50%) Google
11 1 (0.50%) IDERA
11 1 (0.50%) Telerik
11 1 (0.50%) TIBCO