Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Database Programmer was £125,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

Database Programmer
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1093 1184 1186
Rank change year-on-year +91 +2 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Programmer 8 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.002% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
UK median annual salary £125,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +117.39% +43.75% +50.94%
10th Percentile £112,500 £56,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £137,500 £58,750 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 144,593 165,356 169,885
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,609 134,433 141,414
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Database Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Programmer in the UK

Database Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Database Programmer in the UK

Database Programmer
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +85 8 £125,000 +117.39%
London +62 8 £125,000 +117.39%

Database Programmer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Database Programmer 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 featuring Database Programmer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) PhD
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Derivative
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (100.00%) Haskell
1 8 (100.00%) Erlang
1 8 (100.00%) F#
1 8 (100.00%) VoltDB
1 8 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (100.00%) Cryptocurrency
1 8 (100.00%) Blockchain
1 8 (100.00%) Ethereum
1 8 (100.00%) Numerate Degree
1 8 (100.00%) CockroachDB

Database Programmer 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 8 (100.00%) Ethereum
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Blockchain
1 8 (100.00%) CockroachDB
1 8 (100.00%) VoltDB
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (100.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Cryptocurrency
1 8 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 8 (100.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Erlang
1 8 (100.00%) F#
1 8 (100.00%) Haskell
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Numerate Degree
1 8 (100.00%) PhD