Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Database Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 783 725
Rank change year-on-year -23 -58 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Developer 410 480 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 360 419 611
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.92% -8.84%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,307 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.58% +9.29% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Developer in the UK

Database Developer
Top 14 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England -9 390 £45,000 - 13
UK excluding London +5 241 £40,000 +4.58% 13
London -18 162 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North of England -8 86 £37,500 -0.66% 2
South East +15 57 £50,000 +33.33% 6
South West +35 36 £37,500 -11.76%
East of England +10 34 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North West +7 32 £34,000 -12.26% 1
Yorkshire -20 28 £40,000 +6.67% 1
North East - 26 £47,500 -
Midlands +16 15 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Scotland +4 13 £40,250 -2.42% 1
West Midlands +7 12 £37,500 +10.29% 1
East Midlands +13 3 £35,000 -6.67%

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 337 (82.20%) SQL
2 217 (52.93%) SQL Server
3 173 (42.20%) T-SQL
4 148 (36.10%) Finance
5 134 (32.68%) Oracle
6 129 (31.46%) Business Intelligence
7 125 (30.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 111 (27.07%) ETL
9 104 (25.37%) Microsoft
10 103 (25.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 95 (23.17%) Relational Database
12 94 (22.93%) Oracle Database
12 94 (22.93%) Data Warehouse
13 91 (22.20%) .NET
14 88 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
15 78 (19.02%) C#
16 73 (17.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 68 (16.59%) Degree
18 67 (16.34%) Marketing
19 63 (15.37%) JavaScript
20 60 (14.63%) Linux
21 57 (13.90%) PL/SQL
21 57 (13.90%) HTML
22 53 (12.93%) Banking
22 53 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
23 52 (12.68%) Data Management
24 51 (12.44%) Performance Tuning
25 49 (11.95%) Computer Science
25 49 (11.95%) Analytics
26 48 (11.71%) Python

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 7 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (0.73%) Apache
2 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.24%) Drupal
4 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 47 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.73%) SPSS
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Revive Adserver
2 5 (1.22%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.44%) GitHub
4 6 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.22%) Heroku
6 2 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) IaaS
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.98%) Firewall
2 4 (0.98%) SSL
2 4 (0.98%) VPN
3 3 (0.73%) SMS
4 2 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (52.93%) SQL Server
2 125 (30.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (25.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 95 (23.17%) Relational Database
5 94 (22.93%) Data Warehouse
5 94 (22.93%) Oracle Database
6 73 (17.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (9.76%) MySQL
7 40 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (8.05%) NoSQL
10 31 (7.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 30 (7.32%) Power BI
12 29 (7.07%) RDBMS
13 25 (6.10%) Big Data
13 25 (6.10%) DataStax
14 23 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (4.39%) Data Mining
15 18 (4.39%) SQL Server 2016
16 16 (3.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (7.56%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (1.95%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.95%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.98%) Flyway
6 4 (0.98%) Subversion
6 4 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.73%) JIRA
7 3 (0.73%) JUnit
7 3 (0.73%) Maven
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.73%) tSQLt
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 148 (36.10%) Finance
2 67 (16.34%) Marketing
3 53 (12.93%) Banking
4 47 (11.46%) Manufacturing
4 47 (11.46%) Telecoms
5 46 (11.22%) Electronics
6 29 (7.07%) Retail
7 14 (3.41%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.93%) Financial Institution
9 10 (2.44%) Advertising
9 10 (2.44%) Front Office
10 7 (1.71%) Games
11 5 (1.22%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.73%) Legal
13 2 (0.49%) Back Office
13 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.24%) Automotive
14 1 (0.24%) International Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (22.20%) .NET
2 57 (13.90%) HTML
3 28 (6.83%) .NET Framework
3 28 (6.83%) XML
4 17 (4.15%) CSS
5 14 (3.41%) REST
6 13 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.17%) JSON
7 11 (2.68%) jQuery
8 8 (1.95%) WPF
9 6 (1.46%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.46%) Web Services
10 5 (1.22%) Ajax
10 5 (1.22%) Catalyst
10 5 (1.22%) DBIx::Class
10 5 (1.22%) MEAN Stack
10 5 (1.22%) Moose
10 5 (1.22%) Node.js
10 5 (1.22%) RESTful
10 5 (1.22%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (11.95%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.90%) Equities
4 15 (3.66%) Clustering
5 12 (2.93%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.44%) User Experience
8 9 (2.20%) NHS
9 8 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.95%) Fintech
10 7 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.71%) Replication
10 7 (1.71%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.46%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.46%) FMCG
11 6 (1.46%) IPTV
12 3 (0.73%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.63%) Linux
2 18 (4.39%) Unix
3 14 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.44%) Windows
5 3 (0.73%) Android
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (31.46%) Business Intelligence
2 111 (27.07%) ETL
3 88 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (12.68%) Data Management
5 51 (12.44%) Performance Tuning
6 49 (11.95%) Analytics
7 47 (11.46%) Data Modelling
7 47 (11.46%) Digital Marketing
8 42 (10.24%) Programme Management
9 32 (7.80%) Scrum
10 18 (4.39%) Data Analytics
10 18 (4.39%) Visualisation
11 17 (4.15%) Asset Management
11 17 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (4.15%) Software Engineering
12 16 (3.90%) CRM
12 16 (3.90%) Data Visualisation
12 16 (3.90%) Fund Management
12 16 (3.90%) Mentoring
13 15 (3.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 337 (82.20%) SQL
2 173 (42.20%) T-SQL
3 78 (19.02%) C#
4 63 (15.37%) JavaScript
5 57 (13.90%) PL/SQL
6 48 (11.71%) Python
7 40 (9.76%) Java
8 29 (7.07%) PowerShell
9 25 (6.10%) VBA
10 21 (5.12%) Perl
11 19 (4.63%) C++
12 17 (4.15%) PHP
13 14 (3.41%) R
14 13 (3.17%) C
15 11 (2.68%) Bash Shell
16 9 (2.20%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (1.71%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.46%) Ruby
19 5 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 68 (16.59%) Degree
2 34 (8.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.98%) RHCE
5 3 (0.73%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.73%) MCP
6 2 (0.49%) MCSE
6 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) MCSA
7 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.24%) OCP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.15%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.46%) Docker
3 3 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) cPanel
1 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 134 (32.68%) Oracle
2 104 (25.37%) Microsoft
3 42 (10.24%) SAP
4 16 (3.90%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.17%) Sybase
6 11 (2.68%) Teradata
7 9 (2.20%) Informatica
7 9 (2.20%) Tableau
7 9 (2.20%) VMware
8 7 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.98%) Talend
10 3 (0.73%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.73%) Perforce
10 3 (0.73%) RedGate
11 2 (0.49%) Sunopsis
11 2 (0.49%) Twitter
12 1 (0.24%) FactSet
12 1 (0.24%) Samsung
12 1 (0.24%) Vermilion
12 1 (0.24%) VocaLink