The median annual salary for a Database Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 635 671
Rank change year-on-year +31 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Developer 253 324 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 219 284 250
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.94% +8.57%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +9 226 £45,000 - 26
London +25 99 £60,000 +9.09% 9
East of England +40 34 £47,500 -5.00% 2
North West +2 29 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Essex - 27 £50,000 - 2
Scotland +37 25 £29,000 -35.55%
City of London +33 25 £50,000 -13.04% 4
South East +33 24 £40,000 +5.96% 9
Glasgow - 23 £29,000 -
Manchester -11 21 £34,000 -1.44% 2
Colchester - 17 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands +40 15 £36,500 -2.66% 1
Yorkshire +10 13 £40,000 +2.56%
South West +24 9 £39,500 +5.33% 3
Staffordshire +15 9 £36,500 -2.66% 1
Tamworth - 9 £36,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -2 8 £40,000 +2.56%
Surrey +45 6 £52,500 +133.33%
Cheshire +6 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds +1 6 £40,000 +5.26%
York +11 5 £35,000 -12.50%
North Yorkshire +8 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Crewe - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +13 4 £30,000 -21.05%
Oxfordshire +9 4 £42,500 +21.42%
West Sussex +9 4 - -
Cambridge +7 4 £30,000 +17.64%
Crawley - 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire +30 3 £42,500 +6.25%

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 430 (93.07%) SQL
2 315 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 203 (43.94%) T-SQL
4 195 (42.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 191 (41.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 164 (35.50%) Data Warehouse
7 162 (35.06%) ETL
8 153 (33.12%) Microsoft
9 152 (32.90%) Business Intelligence
9 152 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
10 138 (29.87%) .NET
11 131 (28.35%) C#
12 129 (27.92%) Oracle
13 124 (26.84%) Finance
14 123 (26.62%) MS Excel
15 86 (18.61%) Relational Database
16 84 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
17 83 (17.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 76 (16.45%) PL/SQL
19 75 (16.23%) Oracle Database
20 69 (14.94%) XML
21 66 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
22 57 (12.34%) SQL Server 2014
23 55 (11.90%) Linux
23 55 (11.90%) VB.NET
24 52 (11.26%) SQL Server 2008
25 49 (10.61%) VBA
26 46 (9.96%) Data Modelling
26 46 (9.96%) RDBMS
27 45 (9.74%) Java

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 9 (1.95%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.52%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.08%) IIS
3 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.22%) SAS
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 123 (26.62%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.65%) Unica
2 2 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) FastStats
3 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.73%) GitHub
4 1 (0.22%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.65%) Broadband
1 3 (0.65%) Intranet
2 2 (0.43%) DNS
2 2 (0.43%) LAN
3 1 (0.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 195 (42.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 191 (41.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 164 (35.50%) Data Warehouse
5 86 (18.61%) Relational Database
6 83 (17.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 75 (16.23%) Oracle Database
8 66 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 57 (12.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 52 (11.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 46 (9.96%) RDBMS
12 40 (8.66%) MySQL
13 22 (4.76%) Hadoop
14 21 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (4.33%) NoSQL
16 18 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
17 16 (3.46%) Big Data
18 15 (3.25%) OLTP
19 14 (3.03%) MS Access
20 13 (2.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (7.36%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 16 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.60%) Talend Open Studio
6 8 (1.73%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.87%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.87%) JIRA
7 4 (0.87%) JUnit
7 4 (0.87%) Maven
8 3 (0.65%) Bower
8 3 (0.65%) gulp
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.22%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 124 (26.84%) Finance
2 40 (8.66%) Banking
2 40 (8.66%) Marketing
3 37 (8.01%) Retail
4 21 (4.55%) Back Office
5 10 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.73%) Legal
7 6 (1.30%) Games
7 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.87%) Electronics
10 3 (0.65%) Billing
10 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (29.87%) .NET
2 69 (14.94%) XML
3 36 (7.79%) ASP.NET
3 36 (7.79%) HTML
4 22 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (3.68%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (2.60%) Web Services
7 8 (1.73%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.73%) CSS
8 7 (1.52%) JSON
8 7 (1.52%) MDX
9 5 (1.08%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.08%) J2EE
10 4 (0.87%) JDBC
10 4 (0.87%) Node.js
10 4 (0.87%) REST
11 3 (0.65%) COM
11 3 (0.65%) Express
11 3 (0.65%) HTML5
11 3 (0.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.23%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 22 (4.76%) Equities
4 21 (4.55%) Hedge funds
5 17 (3.68%) SWIFT
6 15 (3.25%) N-Tier
6 15 (3.25%) Replication
7 14 (3.03%) Fintech
8 11 (2.38%) iPad
9 10 (2.16%) Clustering
9 10 (2.16%) Wiki
10 4 (0.87%) Online Games
11 2 (0.43%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (11.90%) Linux
2 23 (4.98%) Unix
3 17 (3.68%) Windows
4 13 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.16%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.43%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (35.06%) ETL
2 152 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (32.90%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 46 (9.96%) Data Modelling
5 44 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 42 (9.09%) CRM
7 36 (7.79%) Investment Management
8 28 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 27 (5.84%) SDLC
10 26 (5.63%) MVC
10 26 (5.63%) OO
11 23 (4.98%) Analytics
11 23 (4.98%) Data Management
12 22 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (4.55%) Software Engineering
14 20 (4.33%) Project Management
15 18 (3.90%) Kimball Methodology
16 14 (3.03%) ETL Development
16 14 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 430 (93.07%) SQL
2 203 (43.94%) T-SQL
3 131 (28.35%) C#
4 76 (16.45%) PL/SQL
5 55 (11.90%) VB.NET
6 49 (10.61%) VBA
7 45 (9.74%) Java
8 42 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 21 (4.55%) Python
10 15 (3.25%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.03%) Perl
12 12 (2.60%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.38%) C++
13 11 (2.38%) VB
14 10 (2.16%) R
15 6 (1.30%) PHP
16 5 (1.08%) C
17 4 (0.87%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
18 2 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (9.31%) Degree
2 13 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.73%) OCP
3 8 (1.73%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.43%) PhD
5 1 (0.22%) MCITP
5 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.93%) Data Quality
2 21 (4.55%) Basel III
3 12 (2.60%) QA
4 7 (1.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 153 (33.12%) Microsoft
2 129 (27.92%) Oracle
3 21 (4.55%) Perforce
4 20 (4.33%) Bloomberg
5 16 (3.46%) RedGate
6 12 (2.60%) Talend
7 9 (1.95%) Tableau
8 8 (1.73%) Teradata
9 7 (1.52%) Informatica
10 4 (0.87%) IBM
10 4 (0.87%) Progress
10 4 (0.87%) Splunk
10 4 (0.87%) Sybase
11 3 (0.65%) Adobe
11 3 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.65%) Sage
11 3 (0.65%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.43%) Apple
12 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.22%) SAP
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