Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior SQL Developer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 721 671 657
Rank change year-on-year -50 -14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 515 635 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 472 558 687
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
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%

Senior SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Developer in the UK

Senior SQL Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior SQL Developer in the UK

Senior SQL Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL Developer in the UK

Senior SQL Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 -41 501 £55,000 +6.28% 29
UK excluding London -77 302 £50,000 +11.11% 21
London +29 210 £60,000 -7.69% 8
South East +10 109 £55,000 +10.00% 10
North of England -25 102 £50,000 +14.94% 7
Yorkshire -16 52 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North West -5 44 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Midlands +10 41 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands +15 28 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East of England +6 27 £57,500 -4.17% 1
East Midlands +14 13 £47,500 -9.52%
South West +7 13 £42,500 - 2
Scotland -33 9 £47,000 -3.59%
North East +11 6 £40,500 -4.71%
Wales +15 2 £40,000 +14.29%

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior SQL 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 Senior SQL Developer in the job title.

1 486 (94.37%) SQL
2 363 (70.49%) SQL Server
3 305 (59.22%) .NET
4 302 (58.64%) C#
5 233 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
6 203 (39.42%) JavaScript
7 189 (36.70%) T-SQL
7 189 (36.70%) MVC
8 167 (32.43%) ASP.NET
9 157 (30.49%) HTML
10 154 (29.90%) Microsoft
11 139 (26.99%) Finance
12 119 (23.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 118 (22.91%) CSS
14 114 (22.14%) Scrum
14 114 (22.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 110 (21.36%) Web Services
16 109 (21.17%) XML
17 106 (20.58%) jQuery
18 102 (19.81%) WCF
18 102 (19.81%) AngularJS
19 96 (18.64%) TDD
20 84 (16.31%) Java
21 80 (15.53%) ASP.NET Web API
22 79 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
23 78 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
23 78 (15.15%) .NET Framework
24 74 (14.37%) Degree
25 70 (13.59%) Visual Studio
26 69 (13.40%) OO

Senior SQL 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 31 (6.02%) IIS
2 23 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.78%) Confluence
6 4 (0.78%) nginx
6 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.58%) DNN
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.39%) CMS
9 1 (0.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) Mule
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) FastStats
3 2 (0.39%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.55%) SaaS
4 5 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.39%) GitHub
7 2 (0.39%) npm
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.69%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.55%) SMS
3 3 (0.58%) Internet
3 3 (0.58%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (70.49%) SQL Server
2 119 (23.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 114 (22.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (11.46%) Relational Database
6 57 (11.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 51 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 41 (7.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 38 (7.38%) MySQL
11 36 (6.99%) RDBMS
12 29 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (5.05%) NoSQL
14 23 (4.47%) Oracle Database
15 21 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (3.50%) Crystal Reports
16 18 (3.50%) SQL Server 2016
17 16 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
18 14 (2.72%) MongoDB
19 13 (2.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 70 (13.59%) Visual Studio
2 51 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (8.74%) NUnit
4 43 (8.35%) Git (software)
5 23 (4.47%) Selenium
6 16 (3.11%) MSTest
7 15 (2.91%) Subversion
8 14 (2.72%) JIRA
9 13 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.94%) ClearCase
11 8 (1.55%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.55%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (1.17%) CruiseControl
13 6 (1.17%) Maven
13 6 (1.17%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.17%) Moq
14 5 (0.97%) Grunt
14 5 (0.97%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.97%) webpack
General
1 139 (26.99%) Finance
2 68 (13.20%) Banking
3 24 (4.66%) Retail
4 17 (3.30%) Marketing
5 15 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.94%) Back Office
7 9 (1.75%) Electronics
7 9 (1.75%) Legal
8 8 (1.55%) Games
9 6 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.97%) Advertising
10 5 (0.97%) Retail Finance
11 4 (0.78%) Front Office
12 2 (0.39%) Billing
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (59.22%) .NET
2 167 (32.43%) ASP.NET
3 157 (30.49%) HTML
4 118 (22.91%) CSS
5 110 (21.36%) Web Services
6 109 (21.17%) XML
7 106 (20.58%) jQuery
8 102 (19.81%) AngularJS
8 102 (19.81%) WCF
9 80 (15.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 78 (15.15%) .NET Framework
10 78 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 56 (10.87%) WPF
12 52 (10.10%) SOAP
13 45 (8.74%) HTML5
14 42 (8.16%) Ajax
15 39 (7.57%) XSLT
16 38 (7.38%) REST
16 38 (7.38%) RESTful
16 38 (7.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.07%) Computer Science
2 45 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (5.83%) Fintech
5 24 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (4.47%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.14%) SWIFT
8 10 (1.94%) User Experience
9 8 (1.55%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.97%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.39%) iPad
13 2 (0.39%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.39%) Online Gambling
13 2 (0.39%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.04%) Linux
2 58 (11.26%) Windows
3 26 (5.05%) Unix
4 10 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (1.94%) Solaris
5 6 (1.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Android
7 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (36.70%) MVC
3 114 (22.14%) Scrum
4 96 (18.64%) TDD
5 79 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (13.40%) OO
7 59 (11.46%) ETL
8 57 (11.07%) Software Engineering
9 55 (10.68%) Mentoring
10 52 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (9.71%) Web Development
12 39 (7.57%) BDD
12 39 (7.57%) SDLC
13 34 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
14 32 (6.21%) Test Automation
15 31 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (6.02%) SOLID
16 30 (5.83%) E-Commerce
17 29 (5.63%) Mathematics
18 27 (5.24%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 486 (94.37%) SQL
2 302 (58.64%) C#
3 203 (39.42%) JavaScript
4 189 (36.70%) T-SQL
5 84 (16.31%) Java
6 44 (8.54%) VB.NET
7 33 (6.41%) Python
8 25 (4.85%) C++
9 23 (4.47%) PL/SQL
10 21 (4.08%) VB
11 19 (3.69%) PHP
12 16 (3.11%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.52%) C
14 10 (1.94%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.36%) ES6
15 7 (1.36%) VBA
16 6 (1.17%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 74 (14.37%) Degree
2 18 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.78%) MCSD
4 4 (0.78%) MCTS
5 2 (0.39%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.21%) QA
2 18 (3.50%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.72%) SEPA
4 4 (0.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 7 (1.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (2.72%) Opsview
2 4 (0.78%) Puppet
3 3 (0.58%) Terraform
4 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 154 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 65 (12.62%) Oracle
3 22 (4.27%) Sybase
4 12 (2.33%) Splunk
5 10 (1.94%) SAP
6 8 (1.55%) Google
6 8 (1.55%) Telerik
7 5 (0.97%) Cognos
7 5 (0.97%) Zend
8 4 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (0.78%) Tableau
9 2 (0.39%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.39%) IBM
9 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.39%) Sun
9 2 (0.39%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe
10 1 (0.19%) Informatica
10 1 (0.19%) Murex
10 1 (0.19%) Perforce