Period
to 18 May 2021

The median annual salary for a SQL Database Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 851 840 985
Rank change year-on-year -11 +145 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Database Developer 42 72 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.075% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.079% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 36 68 127
10th Percentile £36,500 £27,500 £31,400
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £65,500 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -

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 83,903 91,012 139,679
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.75% 95.32% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63,977 73,977 112,208
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

SQL Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Database Developer in the UK

SQL Database Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Database Developer.

Salary trend for SQL Database Developer in the UK

SQL Database Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Database Developer over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Database Developer in the UK

SQL Database Developer
Top 12 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 18 May 2021. 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 +3 39 £50,000 +5.26% 8
UK excluding London +21 23 £40,000 +14.29% 6
London +23 11 £64,000 +24.88% 1
North of England -2 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Work from Home - 8 £55,000 - 3
Midlands -2 7 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Yorkshire - 6 £39,250 -
North West +17 5 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 2
South East +36 4 £45,000 +9.09% 2
West Midlands -9 2 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, SQL Database Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring SQL Database Developer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) SQL
2 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 23 (54.76%) T-SQL
3 23 (54.76%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (40.48%) Azure
7 16 (38.10%) ETL
8 15 (35.71%) Power BI
8 15 (35.71%) Power Platform
9 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 13 (30.95%) Law
11 11 (26.19%) Decision-Making
12 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (16.67%) Analytics
13 7 (16.67%) Finance
13 7 (16.67%) Linux
14 6 (14.29%) Oracle
14 6 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (14.29%) .NET
14 6 (14.29%) IIS
14 6 (14.29%) Apache
14 6 (14.29%) Python
14 6 (14.29%) Data Management
14 6 (14.29%) Web Application Development
14 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (14.29%) SDLC

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 6 (14.29%) Apache
1 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) FastStats
1 1 (2.38%) FastStats PeopleStage
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Azure
2 15 (35.71%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.38%) AWS
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) Matillion
3 1 (2.38%) Pure360
3 1 (2.38%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (35.71%) Power BI
5 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (11.90%) OLTP
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
8 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.76%) MySQL
10 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
10 2 (4.76%) Tableau
11 1 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (2.38%) Big Data
11 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (2.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Moq
1 1 (2.38%) NUnit
1 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (30.95%) Law
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) Ninject
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
5 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.38%) Acoustics
2 1 (2.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (38.10%) ETL
3 11 (26.19%) Decision-Making
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.67%) Analytics
6 6 (14.29%) Code Optimisation
6 6 (14.29%) Data Management
6 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (14.29%) SDLC
6 6 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 5 (11.90%) Business Transformation
7 5 (11.90%) Machine Learning
8 3 (7.14%) MVC
9 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (4.76%) Migration
9 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Validation
9 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) SQL
2 23 (54.76%) T-SQL
3 6 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) XPath
6 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCSA
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (11.90%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) Alterian
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Telerik