The median annual salary for a SQL Database Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 699 753 786
Rank change year-on-year +54 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Database Developer 153 198 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 141 173 176
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £32,500 £30,486
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £56,800
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.41% +11.42%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 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 +21 130 £45,000 - 11
London +37 59 £62,250 +13.18% 3
Scotland - 22 £29,000 -
City of London +43 21 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Glasgow - 21 £29,000 -
North West -4 18 £34,000 -1.44% 1
Manchester -12 15 £34,000 - 1
East of England +38 14 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +11 13 £40,000 +5.26%
Essex - 13 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands +38 12 £36,500 -5.80% 1
South East +38 11 £40,000 -2.43% 5
Colchester - 10 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire +19 9 £36,500 -2.66% 1
Tamworth - 9 £36,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -2 8 £40,000 +5.26%
Leeds +3 6 £40,000 +5.26%
North Yorkshire +11 5 £35,000 -12.50%
York +10 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £35,000 - 5
Surrey +47 3 £52,500 +133.33%
Warwickshire +32 3 £42,500 +6.25%
South West +30 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Nuneaton - 3 £42,500 -
Guildford - 3 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire +1 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Oxford +1 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Lancashire - 2 £39,500 -
Kent - 2 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 286 (98.62%) SQL
2 231 (79.66%) SQL Server
3 161 (55.52%) T-SQL
4 150 (51.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 143 (49.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 113 (38.97%) Data Warehouse
7 108 (37.24%) Finance
8 106 (36.55%) ETL
9 102 (35.17%) Business Intelligence
9 102 (35.17%) Microsoft
10 97 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
11 94 (32.41%) MS Excel
12 89 (30.69%) .NET
13 84 (28.97%) C#
14 67 (23.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 52 (17.93%) Oracle
16 49 (16.90%) SQL Server 2012
17 48 (16.55%) Performance Tuning
18 47 (16.21%) Relational Database
18 47 (16.21%) XML
19 42 (14.48%) SQL Server 2008
20 37 (12.76%) CRM
21 36 (12.41%) VB.NET
22 35 (12.07%) VBA
22 35 (12.07%) ASP.NET
22 35 (12.07%) Banking
23 34 (11.72%) SQL Server 2014
24 33 (11.38%) PL/SQL
25 32 (11.03%) RDBMS
26 31 (10.69%) Marketing

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 9 (3.10%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.38%) IIS
2 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 94 (32.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) FastStats
2 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.03%) Intranet
2 1 (0.34%) DNS
2 1 (0.34%) Internet
2 1 (0.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (79.66%) SQL Server
2 150 (51.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 143 (49.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 113 (38.97%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (23.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 49 (16.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 47 (16.21%) Relational Database
8 42 (14.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (11.72%) SQL Server 2014
10 32 (11.03%) RDBMS
11 30 (10.34%) Oracle Database
12 21 (7.24%) Hadoop
13 14 (4.83%) MySQL
13 14 (4.83%) OLTP
14 13 (4.48%) MS Access
15 12 (4.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 10 (3.45%) Big Data
17 9 (3.10%) SQL Server 2016
18 8 (2.76%) QlikView
19 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.24%) Bitbucket
2 21 (7.24%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.38%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.38%) JUnit
5 4 (1.38%) Maven
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 108 (37.24%) Finance
2 35 (12.07%) Banking
3 31 (10.69%) Marketing
4 29 (10.00%) Retail
5 21 (7.24%) Back Office
6 10 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.38%) Games
10 3 (1.03%) Front Office
10 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Legal
12 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (30.69%) .NET
2 47 (16.21%) XML
3 35 (12.07%) ASP.NET
4 30 (10.34%) HTML
5 21 (7.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (5.86%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (3.10%) Web Services
8 4 (1.38%) CSS
8 4 (1.38%) JDBC
8 4 (1.38%) MDX
9 3 (1.03%) COM
9 3 (1.03%) jQuery
10 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.69%) Classic ASP
10 2 (0.69%) Cocoa
10 2 (0.69%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (0.69%) JSON
10 2 (0.69%) RESTful
10 2 (0.69%) SOAP
11 1 (0.34%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.93%) Equities
2 22 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.24%) Credit Risk
3 21 (7.24%) Hedge funds
4 17 (5.86%) SWIFT
5 14 (4.83%) Fintech
5 14 (4.83%) N-Tier
6 11 (3.79%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.45%) Clustering
8 8 (2.76%) Replication
9 4 (1.38%) iPad
9 4 (1.38%) Online Games
10 2 (0.69%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.59%) Linux
2 5 (1.72%) Windows
3 4 (1.38%) Unix
4 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (36.55%) ETL
2 102 (35.17%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (16.55%) Performance Tuning
5 37 (12.76%) CRM
6 28 (9.66%) Waterfall
7 23 (7.93%) MVC
8 22 (7.59%) Investment Management
9 21 (7.24%) Data Management
9 21 (7.24%) Data Modelling
10 20 (6.90%) E-Commerce
11 19 (6.55%) SDLC
12 17 (5.86%) Project Management
13 15 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (4.14%) Analytics
14 12 (4.14%) OO
15 11 (3.79%) ERP
16 10 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (3.45%) ETL Development
16 10 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 286 (98.62%) SQL
2 161 (55.52%) T-SQL
3 84 (28.97%) C#
4 36 (12.41%) VB.NET
5 35 (12.07%) VBA
6 33 (11.38%) PL/SQL
7 27 (9.31%) Java
8 25 (8.62%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.10%) VB
10 6 (2.07%) Python
11 5 (1.72%) Perl
11 5 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.69%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.41%) Degree
3 1 (0.34%) MCITP
3 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 21 (7.24%) Basel III
3 6 (2.07%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 102 (35.17%) Microsoft
2 52 (17.93%) Oracle
3 21 (7.24%) Perforce
4 20 (6.90%) Bloomberg
5 5 (1.72%) RedGate
6 4 (1.38%) Informatica
6 4 (1.38%) Progress
6 4 (1.38%) Splunk
6 4 (1.38%) Tableau
6 4 (1.38%) Teradata
7 3 (1.03%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.69%) Apple
8 2 (0.69%) Sybase
9 1 (0.34%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
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