Period
to 26 October 2021

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Developer
England > South East
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 283 208 271
Rank change year-on-year -75 +63 -85
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 180 80 272
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 0.99% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.02% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 155 77 252
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,563
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,811 7,810 24,206
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 96.48% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11,754 6,490 20,084
10th Percentile £31,066 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,475 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the South East

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Developer in the South East.

Salary trend for SQL Developer in the South East

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in the South East

SQL Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 October 2021. 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
Thames Valley -44 58 £50,000 - 12
Hampshire -118 43 £40,000 - 5
Berkshire -46 26 £46,250 -38.33% 6
Kent - 26 £50,000 - 1
Surrey -68 23 £53,750 -17.31% 2
Oxfordshire -20 18 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex -3 15 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -39 14 £52,500 -8.70% 4
East Sussex - 8 £60,000 - 1
Sussex - 4 £60,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £57,500 -
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, 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 South East region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 163 (90.56%) SQL
2 115 (63.89%) SQL Server
3 90 (50.00%) .NET
4 85 (47.22%) C#
5 69 (38.33%) CSS
6 67 (37.22%) JavaScript
6 67 (37.22%) T-SQL
7 62 (34.44%) Azure
8 58 (32.22%) Microsoft
9 57 (31.67%) HTML
10 50 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 49 (27.22%) ASP.NET
11 49 (27.22%) MVC
12 45 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 40 (22.22%) Finance
14 40 (22.22%) .NET Core
15 38 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
18 35 (19.44%) Social Skills
19 32 (17.78%) Power Platform
19 32 (17.78%) Power BI
20 30 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
21 27 (15.00%) ETL
22 26 (14.44%) AngularJS
23 25 (13.89%) Git (software)
23 25 (13.89%) Degree
24 24 (13.33%) Visualisation
24 24 (13.33%) Oracle

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (5.56%) IIS
2 9 (5.00%) CMS
3 6 (3.33%) Joomla!
3 6 (3.33%) WordPress
4 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Cognos Controller
1 2 (1.11%) Infor CloudSuite
1 2 (1.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 2 (1.11%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.56%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 62 (34.44%) Azure
2 32 (17.78%) Power Platform
3 20 (11.11%) AWS
4 15 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (6.67%) GCP
6 7 (3.89%) SaaS
7 3 (1.67%) GitHub
8 2 (1.11%) PaaS
8 2 (1.11%) Snowflake
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.67%) HTTP
1 3 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (63.89%) SQL Server
2 50 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (17.78%) Power BI
5 15 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 14 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (6.11%) Spotfire
8 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.33%) Tableau
11 5 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 4 (2.22%) MySQL
12 4 (2.22%) NewSQL
12 4 (2.22%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.11%) OLTP
14 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (1.11%) QlikView
14 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.00%) NUnit
4 8 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.56%) JIRA
8 1 (0.56%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.56%) ProC
8 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 40 (22.22%) Finance
2 35 (19.44%) Social Skills
3 11 (6.11%) Advertising
4 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.89%) Local Government
4 7 (3.89%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.78%) Retail
6 4 (2.22%) Automotive
6 4 (2.22%) Electronics
7 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (50.00%) .NET
2 69 (38.33%) CSS
3 57 (31.67%) HTML
4 49 (27.22%) ASP.NET
5 40 (22.22%) .NET Core
6 37 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (14.44%) AngularJS
9 22 (12.22%) REST
10 20 (11.11%) SOAP
11 16 (8.89%) React
12 14 (7.78%) jQuery
13 12 (6.67%) Django
13 12 (6.67%) Flask
14 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (6.11%) Web Services
15 10 (5.56%) .NET Framework
15 10 (5.56%) WCF
15 10 (5.56%) XML
16 8 (4.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (6.11%) Virtual Team
2 7 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.33%) Legacy Systems
4 3 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.11%) Legacy Applications
5 2 (1.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.22%) Linux
2 8 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.22%) MVC
2 45 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
5 27 (15.00%) ETL
6 24 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 24 (13.33%) Visualisation
7 22 (12.22%) Microservices
8 21 (11.67%) Test Automation
9 18 (10.00%) Line Management
10 17 (9.44%) Machine Learning
11 16 (8.89%) Computer Science
11 16 (8.89%) OO
11 16 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 15 (8.33%) Analytics
12 15 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
13 14 (7.78%) DevOps
14 13 (7.22%) Clean Code
14 13 (7.22%) Data Analytics
14 13 (7.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 163 (90.56%) SQL
2 85 (47.22%) C#
3 67 (37.22%) JavaScript
3 67 (37.22%) T-SQL
4 18 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 15 (8.33%) Python
6 6 (3.33%) PHP
7 5 (2.78%) MATLAB
7 5 (2.78%) VB
8 4 (2.22%) Java
8 4 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.67%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.11%) C
10 2 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.11%) R
11 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (13.89%) Degree
2 6 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.22%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) Accessibility
2 4 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (7.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (32.22%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.33%) Oracle
3 10 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.67%) Talend
5 2 (1.11%) ABBYY
5 2 (1.11%) Cognos
5 2 (1.11%) Infor
5 2 (1.11%) Informatica
5 2 (1.11%) Kofax
5 2 (1.11%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.56%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.56%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) Sencha