Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Database Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1000 926 892
Rank change year-on-year -74 -34 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Database Developer 211 298 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 188 269 438
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +17.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,400 £62,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -17.65%

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

SQL Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Database Developer in the UK

SQL 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 SQL Database Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 -46 203 £45,000 -4.76% 8
UK excluding London +13 134 £42,500 +8.97% 7
London -46 76 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North of England +5 58 £37,500 -3.23% 2
North East - 26 £47,500 -
South East +41 25 £45,000 +20.00% 3
North West -10 23 £35,000 -9.68% 2
East of England +9 18 £50,000 +5.26%
South West +26 14 £46,000 +8.24% 1
Midlands +12 12 £35,000 +2.94% 1
West Midlands +11 11 £36,250 +6.62% 1
Yorkshire -21 9 £40,000 +6.67%
Scotland -2 7 £42,500 -5.56%
East Midlands +16 1 £35,000 -4.11%

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 207 (98.10%) SQL
2 124 (58.77%) SQL Server
3 112 (53.08%) T-SQL
4 94 (44.55%) Finance
5 88 (41.71%) Business Intelligence
6 83 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 73 (34.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 73 (34.60%) Microsoft
8 69 (32.70%) .NET
9 67 (31.75%) Oracle
9 67 (31.75%) Data Warehouse
10 63 (29.86%) ETL
11 62 (29.38%) Oracle Database
12 51 (24.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 48 (22.75%) C#
14 45 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (20.85%) Relational Database
16 43 (20.38%) Degree
17 42 (19.91%) Data Management
18 38 (18.01%) Marketing
19 36 (17.06%) Manufacturing
20 35 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (16.11%) HTML
22 32 (15.17%) JavaScript
22 32 (15.17%) Electronics
22 32 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
23 31 (14.69%) Analytics
23 31 (14.69%) Computer Science
23 31 (14.69%) Digital Marketing
23 31 (14.69%) Telecoms

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 7 (3.32%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (11.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.42%) SPSS
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.95%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) Firewall
1 3 (1.42%) SSL
1 3 (1.42%) VPN
2 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (58.77%) SQL Server
2 83 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (34.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (31.75%) Data Warehouse
5 62 (29.38%) Oracle Database
6 51 (24.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (20.85%) Relational Database
8 25 (11.85%) DataStax
9 24 (11.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 21 (9.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (9.48%) Power BI
11 20 (9.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (9.00%) MySQL
13 15 (7.11%) NoSQL
13 15 (7.11%) RDBMS
14 14 (6.64%) QlikView
15 12 (5.69%) Big Data
15 12 (5.69%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (3.79%) Data Mining
17 6 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (6.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.90%) Flyway
2 4 (1.90%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.42%) JUnit
3 3 (1.42%) Maven
3 3 (1.42%) Subversion
3 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.42%) tSQLt
4 2 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (44.55%) Finance
2 38 (18.01%) Marketing
3 36 (17.06%) Manufacturing
4 32 (15.17%) Electronics
5 31 (14.69%) Telecoms
6 27 (12.80%) Banking
7 13 (6.16%) Retail
8 11 (5.21%) Advertising
8 11 (5.21%) Financial Institution
9 9 (4.27%) Front Office
10 8 (3.79%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (32.70%) .NET
2 34 (16.11%) HTML
3 25 (11.85%) .NET Framework
4 9 (4.27%) XML
5 8 (3.79%) WPF
6 6 (2.84%) CSS
7 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.37%) jQuery
7 5 (2.37%) JSON
8 4 (1.90%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.90%) Spring
9 3 (1.42%) Android SDK
9 3 (1.42%) MDX
9 3 (1.42%) REST
10 2 (0.95%) CSS3
10 2 (0.95%) HTML5
11 1 (0.47%) Ajax
11 1 (0.47%) J2EE
11 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (14.69%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.11%) Equities
4 8 (3.79%) NHS
5 6 (2.84%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.84%) FMCG
5 6 (2.84%) IPTV
5 6 (2.84%) Replication
6 5 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.95%) Clustering
8 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.43%) Linux
2 7 (3.32%) Windows
3 3 (1.42%) Android
3 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.42%) Unix
4 2 (0.95%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (41.71%) Business Intelligence
2 63 (29.86%) ETL
3 45 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (19.91%) Data Management
5 31 (14.69%) Analytics
5 31 (14.69%) Digital Marketing
5 31 (14.69%) Programme Management
6 17 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (7.11%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.16%) Scrum
9 11 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.27%) Asset Management
10 9 (4.27%) Data Analytics
10 9 (4.27%) Fund Management
11 8 (3.79%) RAD
12 7 (3.32%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.32%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (3.32%) Multithreading
12 7 (3.32%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 207 (98.10%) SQL
2 112 (53.08%) T-SQL
3 48 (22.75%) C#
4 32 (15.17%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.90%) PL/SQL
6 22 (10.43%) Java
7 15 (7.11%) VBA
8 10 (4.74%) R
9 9 (4.27%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (2.37%) Python
12 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.95%) VB
15 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (20.38%) Degree
2 30 (14.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.42%) MCP
4 3 (1.42%) RHCE
5 2 (0.95%) MCSE
5 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) MCSA
6 1 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.21%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 73 (34.60%) Microsoft
2 67 (31.75%) Oracle
3 31 (14.69%) SAP
4 8 (3.79%) VMware
5 6 (2.84%) Informatica
5 6 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.84%) Sybase
6 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.90%) Talend
7 3 (1.42%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.42%) RedGate
7 3 (1.42%) Tableau