The median annual salary for a SQL Database Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

SQL Database Developer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 754 756
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Database Developer 149 169 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 123 154 200
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Database Developer in the UK

SQL Database Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SQL Database Developer in the UK

SQL Database Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Database Developer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Database Developer in the UK

SQL 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 SQL Database Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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 +28 140 £40,000 -11.11% 15
London +6 52 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South East +30 19 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Yorkshire +3 18 £40,000 -3.61%
City of London +25 17 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Manchester -8 17 £34,000 +54.54% 2
North West -31 17 £34,000 -15.00% 3
East of England +2 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Essex +11 13 £50,000 -
Colchester - 13 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +16 10 £40,000 -27.27%
Scotland +23 8 £40,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £46,500 -7.00%
Durham - 8 £27,500 - 1
North East - 8 £27,500 - 1
North Yorkshire +3 7 £38,500 -3.75%
Leeds +6 6 £40,000 -27.27%
West Midlands +6 6 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Milton Keynes +4 6 £46,500 +32.85%
York +10 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Surrey - 5 £22,500 - 1
Pontefract - 4 £43,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £40,250 -
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
Godalming - 3 £22,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £35,000 -
Oxford - 3 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £40,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, SQL 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 SQL Database Developer in the job title.

1 288 (98.97%) SQL
2 222 (76.29%) SQL Server
3 180 (61.86%) T-SQL
4 145 (49.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 139 (47.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 130 (44.67%) Business Intelligence
7 129 (44.33%) Finance
8 118 (40.55%) Data Warehouse
9 109 (37.46%) ETL
9 109 (37.46%) Microsoft
10 103 (35.40%) .NET
11 101 (34.71%) C#
12 87 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (27.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 51 (17.53%) Microsoft Excel
15 50 (17.18%) Oracle
16 48 (16.49%) Relational Database
17 47 (16.15%) Performance Tuning
17 47 (16.15%) SQL Server 2012
18 42 (14.43%) Oracle Database
19 40 (13.75%) Retail
20 37 (12.71%) Data Management
21 35 (12.03%) Equities
22 32 (11.00%) VBA
23 31 (10.65%) PL/SQL
23 31 (10.65%) RDBMS
23 31 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (10.31%) XML
25 29 (9.97%) E-Commerce
25 29 (9.97%) Data Quality

SQL 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 5 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.37%) IIS
3 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 51 (17.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) GitHub
3 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.37%) Intranet
2 2 (0.69%) Firewall
2 2 (0.69%) SSL
2 2 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (76.29%) SQL Server
2 145 (49.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 139 (47.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 118 (40.55%) Data Warehouse
5 81 (27.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (16.49%) Relational Database
7 47 (16.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 42 (14.43%) Oracle Database
9 31 (10.65%) RDBMS
10 28 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 27 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (6.53%) NoSQL
13 14 (4.81%) Big Data
14 13 (4.47%) Power BI
15 12 (4.12%) MySQL
16 10 (3.44%) OLTP
16 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (3.09%) Hadoop
17 9 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
18 8 (2.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.22%) Bitbucket
3 14 (4.81%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.03%) JUnit
6 3 (1.03%) Maven
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.03%) Subversion
6 3 (1.03%) tSQLt
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 129 (44.33%) Finance
2 40 (13.75%) Retail
3 24 (8.25%) Back Office
4 22 (7.56%) Banking
4 22 (7.56%) Marketing
5 19 (6.53%) Financial Institution
6 12 (4.12%) Front Office
6 12 (4.12%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.75%) Electronics
8 8 (2.75%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.37%) Legal
10 2 (0.69%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (35.40%) .NET
2 30 (10.31%) XML
3 28 (9.62%) ASP.NET
4 24 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (6.53%) HTML
6 14 (4.81%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.41%) Web Services
8 4 (1.37%) CSS
9 3 (1.03%) Android SDK
9 3 (1.03%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.03%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.03%) jQuery
9 3 (1.03%) MDX
9 3 (1.03%) SOAP
10 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.69%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.69%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (0.69%) JSON
10 2 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.03%) Equities
2 31 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.56%) Computer Science
4 21 (7.22%) Credit Risk
4 21 (7.22%) Hedge funds
5 13 (4.47%) N-Tier
6 9 (3.09%) Fintech
7 7 (2.41%) Replication
8 5 (1.72%) Clustering
9 2 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.69%) iPad
10 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
10 1 (0.34%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.93%) Linux
2 5 (1.72%) Windows
3 3 (1.03%) Android
3 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (44.67%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (37.46%) ETL
3 87 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (16.15%) Performance Tuning
5 37 (12.71%) Data Management
6 29 (9.97%) E-Commerce
7 28 (9.62%) Analytics
8 26 (8.93%) MVC
9 23 (7.90%) Investment Management
10 18 (6.19%) OO
11 15 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (5.15%) Scrum
12 13 (4.47%) Asset Management
12 13 (4.47%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (4.12%) Data Modelling
13 12 (4.12%) Fund Management
13 12 (4.12%) RAD
14 11 (3.78%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (3.44%) SDLC
16 9 (3.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 288 (98.97%) SQL
2 180 (61.86%) T-SQL
3 101 (34.71%) C#
4 32 (11.00%) VBA
5 31 (10.65%) PL/SQL
6 26 (8.93%) VB.NET
7 16 (5.50%) JavaScript
8 12 (4.12%) VB
9 9 (3.09%) Java
10 4 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.34%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 1 (0.34%) PHP
12 1 (0.34%) Python
12 1 (0.34%) R
12 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (6.87%) Degree
2 15 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.69%) RHCE
6 1 (0.34%) MCSE
6 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.97%) Data Quality
2 21 (7.22%) Basel III
3 6 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 109 (37.46%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.18%) Oracle
3 23 (7.90%) Bloomberg
4 21 (7.22%) Perforce
5 8 (2.75%) SAP
6 5 (1.72%) VMware
7 4 (1.37%) Progress
7 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.03%) Informatica
8 3 (1.03%) RedGate
8 3 (1.03%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.03%) Tableau
9 2 (0.69%) Apple
9 2 (0.69%) Splunk
9 2 (0.69%) Sybase
10 1 (0.34%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
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