The median annual salary for a Database Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Database Developer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 647 657 658
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Developer 248 279 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 205 238 279
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Database Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in the UK

Database Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Database Developer in the UK

Database Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Developer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Developer in the UK

Database Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 233 £43,000 -4.44% 25
London +17 102 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Yorkshire -2 30 £40,000 -3.61% 1
South East +27 26 £40,000 -5.88% 7
City of London +26 23 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North West -27 23 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Manchester -17 19 £34,000 +54.54% 2
South West +4 16 £31,250 -21.87% 3
East of England -21 16 £50,000 - 3
West Yorkshire +12 15 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Essex +11 15 £50,000 - 2
Colchester - 15 £50,000 - 2
Leeds +6 11 £40,000 -25.58% 1
Scotland +8 10 £42,500 -5.55%
North Yorkshire +1 10 £50,000 +25.00%
Durham - 10 £27,500 - 1
North East - 10 £27,500 - 1
Dorset +11 9 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £46,500 -7.00%
York +14 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Milton Keynes - 7 £46,500 -
West Midlands 0 6 £43,750 +37.79% 1
Edinburgh -2 6 £75,000 -
Poole - 6 £30,000 - 1
Surrey - 6 £36,250 -
Sheffield - 5 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Kent +12 4 £35,000 +42.85% 2
East Midlands +10 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Gloucestershire -2 4 £47,500 +11.76%

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Database Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 443 (89.13%) SQL
2 325 (65.39%) SQL Server
3 227 (45.67%) T-SQL
4 186 (37.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 183 (36.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 171 (34.41%) Finance
7 170 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
8 159 (31.99%) Microsoft
9 157 (31.59%) ETL
10 150 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
11 148 (29.78%) C#
12 146 (29.38%) .NET
13 145 (29.18%) Data Warehouse
14 135 (27.16%) Oracle
15 102 (20.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 91 (18.31%) Relational Database
17 87 (17.51%) Oracle Database
18 80 (16.10%) Performance Tuning
19 75 (15.09%) Microsoft Excel
20 73 (14.69%) PL/SQL
21 66 (13.28%) Linux
22 60 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
23 56 (11.27%) Degree
24 53 (10.66%) XML
25 51 (10.26%) Retail
26 49 (9.86%) VBA
27 44 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
27 44 (8.85%) Computer Science
27 44 (8.85%) RDBMS
28 43 (8.65%) VB.NET

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.80%) IIS
4 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.40%) Apache
5 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 75 (15.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.80%) Revive Adserver
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.40%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.40%) Firebase
3 2 (0.40%) GitHub
3 2 (0.40%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.01%) Broadband
2 4 (0.80%) Intranet
3 2 (0.40%) Firewall
3 2 (0.40%) SSL
3 2 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) LAN
4 1 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (65.39%) SQL Server
2 186 (37.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 183 (36.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 145 (29.18%) Data Warehouse
5 102 (20.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 91 (18.31%) Relational Database
7 87 (17.51%) Oracle Database
8 60 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 44 (8.85%) RDBMS
10 39 (7.85%) SQL Server 2014
11 36 (7.24%) NoSQL
12 35 (7.04%) MySQL
13 33 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (5.63%) Big Data
15 25 (5.03%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (4.23%) MongoDB
16 21 (4.23%) Power BI
17 15 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
18 14 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
19 13 (2.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.43%) Bitbucket
3 21 (4.23%) Visual Studio
4 18 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.60%) Bower
7 3 (0.60%) gulp
7 3 (0.60%) JUnit
7 3 (0.60%) Maven
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.60%) Subversion
7 3 (0.60%) tSQLt
8 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.20%) JIRA
9 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 171 (34.41%) Finance
2 51 (10.26%) Retail
3 42 (8.45%) Banking
3 42 (8.45%) Marketing
4 24 (4.83%) Back Office
5 22 (4.43%) Electronics
6 21 (4.23%) Financial Institution
7 19 (3.82%) Telecoms
8 16 (3.22%) Investment Banking
9 15 (3.02%) Front Office
9 15 (3.02%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.21%) Legal
11 5 (1.01%) Billing
11 5 (1.01%) Games
12 4 (0.80%) Advertising
13 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.40%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.20%) Automotive
15 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (29.38%) .NET
2 53 (10.66%) XML
3 36 (7.24%) HTML
4 29 (5.84%) ASP.NET
5 25 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (3.42%) .NET Framework
7 15 (3.02%) CSS
8 13 (2.62%) REST
8 13 (2.62%) Web Services
9 12 (2.41%) AngularJS
9 12 (2.41%) JSON
10 11 (2.21%) J2EE
11 7 (1.41%) jQuery
11 7 (1.41%) Node.js
11 7 (1.41%) Struts
12 5 (1.01%) RESTful
13 4 (0.80%) MDX
14 3 (0.60%) Hibernate
14 3 (0.60%) LAMP
14 3 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
1 44 (8.85%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.65%) Equities
3 23 (4.63%) Credit Risk
4 21 (4.23%) Hedge funds
5 16 (3.22%) Replication
6 14 (2.82%) iPad
6 14 (2.82%) N-Tier
7 10 (2.01%) Fintech
8 8 (1.61%) Clustering
8 8 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.40%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.40%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.20%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.20%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.20%) NHS
10 1 (0.20%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.20%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.28%) Linux
2 20 (4.02%) Unix
3 9 (1.81%) Windows
4 3 (0.60%) Android
4 3 (0.60%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.40%) CentOS
5 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.40%) Solaris
5 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
2 157 (31.59%) ETL
3 150 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (16.10%) Performance Tuning
5 43 (8.65%) Analytics
6 41 (8.25%) E-Commerce
7 39 (7.85%) Data Management
8 38 (7.65%) Data Modelling
9 37 (7.44%) Investment Management
10 34 (6.84%) MVC
10 34 (6.84%) OO
11 31 (6.24%) Scrum
12 21 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (4.02%) Mentoring
14 19 (3.82%) Software Engineering
15 17 (3.42%) Digital Marketing
15 17 (3.42%) Migration
16 16 (3.22%) Asset Management
16 16 (3.22%) CRM
16 16 (3.22%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 443 (89.13%) SQL
2 227 (45.67%) T-SQL
3 148 (29.78%) C#
4 73 (14.69%) PL/SQL
5 49 (9.86%) VBA
6 43 (8.65%) VB.NET
7 42 (8.45%) JavaScript
8 33 (6.64%) Java
8 33 (6.64%) Python
9 21 (4.23%) Perl
10 18 (3.62%) PHP
11 15 (3.02%) VB
12 14 (2.82%) R
13 12 (2.41%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.21%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.81%) C++
16 6 (1.21%) Ruby
17 5 (1.01%) C
18 4 (0.80%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 56 (11.27%) Degree
2 19 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.21%) OCP
4 6 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.01%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.40%) RHCE
8 1 (0.20%) MCSE
8 1 (0.20%) PhD
8 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.44%) Data Quality
2 21 (4.23%) Basel III
3 18 (3.62%) QA
4 4 (0.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) COREP
System Software
1 7 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.80%) Galera Cluster
3 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.20%) cPanel
Vendors
1 159 (31.99%) Microsoft
2 135 (27.16%) Oracle
3 23 (4.63%) Bloomberg
4 21 (4.23%) Perforce
5 14 (2.82%) SAP
6 12 (2.41%) Tableau
7 11 (2.21%) Sybase
7 11 (2.21%) Teradata
8 8 (1.61%) Informatica
9 5 (1.01%) IBM
9 5 (1.01%) Sage
9 5 (1.01%) VMware
10 4 (0.80%) Adobe
10 4 (0.80%) Progress
10 4 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.60%) RedGate
11 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.60%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.40%) Splunk
12 2 (0.40%) VocaLink
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + bonuses + career progre
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits & Bonus
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
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Andover
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Durham
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + car allowance
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London
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Kent
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Poole
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