The median annual salary for a Senior SQL Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior SQL Developer
UK
Rank 617 568 616
Rank change year-on-year -49 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 252 406 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 223 334 319
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior SQL Developer in the UK

Senior SQL 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 Senior SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -29 237 £55,000 +10.00% 29
London +32 93 £70,000 +21.73% 6
South East +48 42 £50,000 - 9
City of London +50 40 £80,000 +29.03% 2
North West -5 34 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Yorkshire -28 29 £45,000 - 4
West Yorkshire -3 22 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Manchester -15 16 £60,000 +26.31% 1
East Midlands -1 14 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Glasgow +21 11 - -
South West +20 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Scotland +12 11 - -
Leicestershire -8 11 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +44 10 £45,000 +7.78% 2
Surrey +43 9 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Leicester +1 9 £60,000 +71.42% 2
East of England +16 8 £51,250 +2.50% 2
Hampshire +12 8 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Liverpool +11 8 £40,000 +19.40%
Gloucestershire +10 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Merseyside +4 8 £40,000 +19.40%
West Sussex -9 8 £50,000 -9.09%
Guildford - 7 £55,000 -
West Midlands +31 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bracknell +16 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Leeds 0 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Cheshire -3 6 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Bradford -4 6 £45,000 - 2
Haywards Heath 0 5 £50,000 -14.89%
Kent - 5 £42,500 - 1

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 453 (91.89%) SQL
2 359 (72.82%) SQL Server
3 233 (47.26%) C#
4 231 (46.86%) .NET
5 186 (37.73%) T-SQL
6 164 (33.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 157 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
8 141 (28.60%) JavaScript
9 138 (27.99%) Finance
10 137 (27.79%) MVC
11 123 (24.95%) Microsoft
12 121 (24.54%) ASP.NET
13 119 (24.14%) HTML
14 108 (21.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 105 (21.30%) ETL
16 102 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
16 102 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 95 (19.27%) Java
18 87 (17.65%) CSS
19 85 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
20 83 (16.84%) AngularJS
20 83 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
21 79 (16.02%) Banking
22 74 (15.01%) .NET Framework
23 73 (14.81%) Degree
24 64 (12.98%) TDD
25 59 (11.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 58 (11.76%) jQuery
26 58 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
27 56 (11.36%) Web Development

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.23%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.83%) Confluence
3 7 (1.42%) IIS
4 4 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.61%) JBoss
5 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.41%) Apache
6 2 (0.41%) CMS
6 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.41%) MS Office
2 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.42%) Asana
4 4 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.20%) HTTP
2 1 (0.20%) LDAP
2 1 (0.20%) SSL
2 1 (0.20%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (72.82%) SQL Server
2 164 (33.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 108 (21.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 102 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 85 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (11.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 58 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 41 (8.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (6.49%) NoSQL
10 29 (5.88%) Relational Database
11 27 (5.48%) Power BI
11 27 (5.48%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (4.67%) Hadoop
13 22 (4.46%) MySQL
14 21 (4.26%) Big Data
15 15 (3.04%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (2.03%) Oracle Database
17 9 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
17 9 (1.83%) DTS
17 9 (1.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (7.91%) NUnit
2 32 (6.49%) Visual Studio
3 27 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 23 (4.67%) Selenium
4 23 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.85%) MSTest
6 17 (3.45%) JIRA
7 13 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (1.83%) NCover
9 8 (1.62%) ERwin
10 7 (1.42%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.81%) gulp
12 4 (0.81%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.61%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.61%) Maven
13 3 (0.61%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.61%) Subversion
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 138 (27.99%) Finance
2 79 (16.02%) Banking
3 24 (4.87%) Retail
4 22 (4.46%) Marketing
5 19 (3.85%) Back Office
6 14 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.43%) Legal
8 5 (1.01%) Law
8 5 (1.01%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.61%) Advertising
9 3 (0.61%) Front Office
9 3 (0.61%) Publishing
10 2 (0.41%) Electronics
10 2 (0.41%) Games
10 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (46.86%) .NET
2 121 (24.54%) ASP.NET
3 119 (24.14%) HTML
4 87 (17.65%) CSS
5 83 (16.84%) AngularJS
5 83 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 74 (15.01%) .NET Framework
7 58 (11.76%) jQuery
8 53 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 47 (9.53%) Web Services
10 46 (9.33%) Spring
10 46 (9.33%) XML
11 43 (8.72%) HTML5
11 43 (8.72%) WCF
12 35 (7.10%) Entity Framework
13 29 (5.88%) Ajax
14 27 (5.48%) REST
15 26 (5.27%) JSON
16 25 (5.07%) SOAP
17 23 (4.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.74%) Computer Science
2 23 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.64%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.64%) NHS
5 10 (2.03%) iPad
6 9 (1.83%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.62%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.62%) W3C
8 7 (1.42%) Clustering
8 7 (1.42%) Replication
9 6 (1.22%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.61%) Fintech
11 3 (0.61%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.41%) Smart Energy
12 2 (0.41%) User Experience
12 2 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.68%) Linux
2 24 (4.87%) Windows
3 3 (0.61%) Unix
3 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.41%) Android
4 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (27.79%) MVC
3 105 (21.30%) ETL
4 102 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (12.98%) TDD
6 56 (11.36%) Web Development
7 52 (10.55%) Mathematics
8 51 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 48 (9.74%) SDLC
10 42 (8.52%) Scrum
11 40 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (8.11%) OO
12 39 (7.91%) Data Modelling
13 38 (7.71%) Software Engineering
14 33 (6.69%) Performance Tuning
15 29 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (5.48%) Analytics
17 26 (5.27%) SOLID
18 25 (5.07%) Unit Testing
19 21 (4.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 453 (91.89%) SQL
2 233 (47.26%) C#
3 186 (37.73%) T-SQL
4 141 (28.60%) JavaScript
5 95 (19.27%) Java
6 30 (6.09%) VB.NET
7 23 (4.67%) PL/SQL
8 20 (4.06%) Python
9 14 (2.84%) C++
10 6 (1.22%) Perl
10 6 (1.22%) VBA
11 5 (1.01%) VB
12 4 (0.81%) PHP
12 4 (0.81%) XPath
13 3 (0.61%) R
13 3 (0.61%) Scala
13 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.41%) C
14 2 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 73 (14.81%) Degree
2 17 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.41%) MCSD
4 1 (0.20%) MCAD
4 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.48%) QA
2 5 (1.01%) MiFID
3 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 123 (24.95%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.13%) Oracle
3 17 (3.45%) Tableau
4 11 (2.23%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.83%) Sybase
6 7 (1.42%) Cognos
7 6 (1.22%) GoldenSource
8 5 (1.01%) Splunk
8 5 (1.01%) Talend
8 5 (1.01%) Telerik
9 4 (0.81%) Jaspersoft
10 3 (0.61%) Adobe
10 3 (0.61%) SAP
11 2 (0.41%) Twitter
12 1 (0.20%) Apigee
12 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.20%) FactSet
12 1 (0.20%) Informatica
12 1 (0.20%) Remedy
12 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + potential equity
Posted: 16 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Equity Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life assurance, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
greywood
Salary: £40000. - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Staines
TDA Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + 29 Days Holiday + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago