The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

SQL Developer
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 107 81
Rank change year-on-year -36 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 2138 2785 3757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.41% 2.82% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 2.92% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1868 2528 3355
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +6.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,157 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the UK

SQL Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in the UK

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in the UK

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 SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -47 2018 £44,000 -2.22% 257
London -68 710 £55,000 +1.85% 108
South East -46 389 £43,000 +1.17% 43
North West -2 248 £38,500 +2.66% 39
West Midlands +20 189 £40,000 +11.11% 16
Manchester +15 180 £40,000 +4.67% 21
Yorkshire -22 162 £42,500 +6.25% 23
East of England -20 134 £44,000 +3.52% 6
City of London +3 118 £53,000 -2.75% 28
West Yorkshire +9 113 £45,000 +12.50% 12
South West +12 91 £36,371 -3.01% 10
Surrey +27 81 £47,500 +5.55% 15
East Midlands +12 81 £37,500 - 8
Scotland +38 77 £40,000 +5.26% 6
West Sussex +31 72 £34,000 -24.44% 6
Leeds -5 71 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Birmingham +25 59 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Hertfordshire +11 56 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire -71 51 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire -21 47 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Kent +17 43 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Oxfordshire -3 42 £36,000 -4.00% 4
Berkshire -47 40 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Cheshire -36 34 £37,500 - 10
Glasgow +10 33 £39,000 +2.63% 3
Edinburgh +17 32 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Shropshire +11 32 £40,000 +23.07%
Milton Keynes -7 32 £42,500 -5.55%
Essex -25 32 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Somerset +16 29 £37,500 +3.44%

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 SQL Developer in the job title.

1 3834 (92.68%) SQL
2 2762 (66.76%) SQL Server
3 1946 (47.04%) .NET
4 1912 (46.22%) C#
5 1486 (35.92%) T-SQL
6 1455 (35.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1396 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
8 1324 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1198 (28.96%) Business Intelligence
10 1169 (28.26%) JavaScript
11 1162 (28.09%) Microsoft
12 1138 (27.51%) Finance
13 1065 (25.74%) ASP.NET
14 998 (24.12%) MVC
15 985 (23.81%) HTML
16 958 (23.16%) Data Warehouse
17 840 (20.30%) ETL
18 827 (19.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 797 (19.27%) CSS
20 574 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
21 536 (12.96%) jQuery
22 476 (11.51%) AngularJS
23 475 (11.48%) Java
24 467 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
25 462 (11.17%) Oracle
26 457 (11.05%) .NET Framework
27 451 (10.90%) Degree
28 441 (10.66%) Web Services
29 428 (10.35%) SQL Server 2012
30 410 (9.91%) Scrum

SQL 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
1 123 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 87 (2.10%) IIS
3 82 (1.98%) CMS
4 38 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 36 (0.87%) SAS
6 33 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 32 (0.77%) WordPress
8 31 (0.75%) Confluence
8 31 (0.75%) Umbraco
9 28 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 26 (0.63%) Apache
11 24 (0.58%) Drupal
12 22 (0.53%) JBoss
13 21 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 20 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
15 19 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (0.46%) nginx
15 19 (0.46%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.44%) WebLogic
17 17 (0.41%) Alfresco
Applications
1 266 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.097%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 29 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 19 (0.46%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
7 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.17%) Visualfiles
9 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.12%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.12%) Summit
10 4 (0.097%) FastStats
10 4 (0.097%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 294 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 150 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (1.76%) SaaS
4 25 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (0.44%) Office 365
6 16 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.29%) Google Play
8 11 (0.27%) GitHub
8 11 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
10 8 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.17%) Asana
12 3 (0.073%) Boomi
13 2 (0.048%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.048%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.048%) Trello
14 1 (0.024%) G Suite
14 1 (0.024%) PaaS
14 1 (0.024%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 61 (1.47%) Internet
2 47 (1.14%) Intranet
3 23 (0.56%) HTTP
4 14 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.27%) ATM
6 8 (0.19%) FTP
7 6 (0.15%) Firewall
8 5 (0.12%) SSL
9 4 (0.097%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.073%) SMS
11 2 (0.048%) Broadband
11 2 (0.048%) DNS
11 2 (0.048%) Extranet
11 2 (0.048%) Multicast
11 2 (0.048%) VPN
11 2 (0.048%) Wireless
12 1 (0.024%) LAN
12 1 (0.024%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.024%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2762 (66.76%) SQL Server
2 1455 (35.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1324 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 958 (23.16%) Data Warehouse
5 827 (19.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 467 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 428 (10.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 337 (8.15%) Relational Database
9 309 (7.47%) SQL Server 2014
10 252 (6.09%) Power BI
11 223 (5.39%) MySQL
12 209 (5.05%) SQL Server 2016
13 194 (4.69%) Big Data
14 166 (4.01%) Oracle Database
15 163 (3.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 130 (3.14%) NoSQL
17 129 (3.12%) QlikView
18 127 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
19 117 (2.83%) OLAP
20 108 (2.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 324 (7.83%) Visual Studio
2 289 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 236 (5.70%) Git (software)
4 196 (4.74%) Subversion
5 125 (3.02%) JIRA
6 89 (2.15%) NUnit
7 85 (2.05%) Jenkins
8 71 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 56 (1.35%) Maven
10 52 (1.26%) Selenium
11 44 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
12 40 (0.97%) TeamCity
13 34 (0.82%) Bitbucket
14 31 (0.75%) MSTest
14 31 (0.75%) SpecFlow
15 28 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
16 26 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
17 25 (0.60%) JUnit
17 25 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
18 23 (0.56%) JSUnit
General
1 1138 (27.51%) Finance
2 364 (8.80%) Banking
3 203 (4.91%) Retail
4 140 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 130 (3.14%) Marketing
6 99 (2.39%) Legal
7 76 (1.84%) Back Office
8 67 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 52 (1.26%) Electronics
10 48 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 47 (1.14%) Front Office
12 45 (1.09%) Manufacturing
13 43 (1.04%) Games
14 33 (0.80%) Advertising
15 27 (0.65%) Law
16 12 (0.29%) Publishing
17 10 (0.24%) Private Banking
18 9 (0.22%) Digital Economy
18 9 (0.22%) Military
19 8 (0.19%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1946 (47.04%) .NET
2 1065 (25.74%) ASP.NET
3 985 (23.81%) HTML
4 797 (19.27%) CSS
5 574 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 536 (12.96%) jQuery
7 476 (11.51%) AngularJS
8 457 (11.05%) .NET Framework
9 441 (10.66%) Web Services
10 406 (9.81%) XML
11 364 (8.80%) WCF
12 324 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 256 (6.19%) WPF
14 216 (5.22%) Entity Framework
15 215 (5.20%) HTML5
16 180 (4.35%) Spring
17 171 (4.13%) Ajax
18 149 (3.60%) REST
18 149 (3.60%) WinForms
19 142 (3.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 270 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 239 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 162 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 117 (2.83%) Mobile App
5 82 (1.98%) Fintech
6 74 (1.79%) iPad
7 64 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 64 (1.55%) Replication
8 59 (1.43%) User Experience
9 57 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 57 (1.38%) Hedge funds
10 49 (1.18%) Equities
11 40 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 39 (0.94%) Credit Risk
12 39 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 38 (0.92%) Tandem
14 37 (0.89%) Client/Server
15 34 (0.82%) NHS
16 31 (0.75%) Social Media
17 26 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 351 (8.48%) Windows
2 165 (3.99%) Linux
3 102 (2.47%) Android
4 85 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 77 (1.86%) Unix
6 61 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 34 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.097%) Debian
11 4 (0.097%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.073%) CentOS
13 2 (0.048%) Solaris
13 2 (0.048%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.024%) HPUX
14 1 (0.024%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.024%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1396 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1198 (28.96%) Business Intelligence
3 998 (24.12%) MVC
4 840 (20.30%) ETL
5 410 (9.91%) Scrum
6 401 (9.69%) TDD
7 390 (9.43%) OO
8 389 (9.40%) Web Development
9 303 (7.32%) SDLC
10 298 (7.20%) Software Engineering
11 276 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 223 (5.39%) Mentoring
13 221 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
14 216 (5.22%) Analytics
15 214 (5.17%) Data Modelling
16 207 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
17 195 (4.71%) E-Commerce
18 189 (4.57%) OOP
19 134 (3.24%) Test Automation
20 130 (3.14%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3834 (92.68%) SQL
2 1912 (46.22%) C#
3 1486 (35.92%) T-SQL
4 1169 (28.26%) JavaScript
5 475 (11.48%) Java
6 353 (8.53%) VB.NET
7 260 (6.28%) PL/SQL
8 183 (4.42%) VBA
9 168 (4.06%) PHP
9 168 (4.06%) VB
10 103 (2.49%) Python
11 91 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 84 (2.03%) C++
13 62 (1.50%) C
14 53 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 42 (1.02%) R
15 42 (1.02%) VB6
16 40 (0.97%) Ruby
17 30 (0.73%) Perl
18 28 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 451 (10.90%) Degree
2 117 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 26 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.22%) MCTS
8 8 (0.19%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.19%) MCP
9 6 (0.15%) MCSD
10 5 (0.12%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.12%) MCITP
11 4 (0.097%) MCSE
12 3 (0.073%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.073%) MCPD
13 2 (0.048%) MCAD
13 2 (0.048%) MCSA
13 2 (0.048%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.048%) RHCE
14 1 (0.024%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (2.97%) QA
2 93 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 21 (0.51%) Basel III
4 16 (0.39%) SLA
5 12 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.29%) SEPA
6 9 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.097%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.073%) EMIR
8 3 (0.073%) MiFID
8 3 (0.073%) SNOMED CT
9 2 (0.048%) IFRS
9 2 (0.048%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.024%) AIFMD
System Software
1 29 (0.70%) Docker
2 18 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.073%) iptables
6 2 (0.048%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.024%) HDFS
7 1 (0.024%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.024%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (0.75%) Control-M
2 20 (0.48%) Puppet
3 13 (0.31%) Opsview
4 10 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (0.17%) Ansible
7 3 (0.073%) SELinux
8 2 (0.048%) Grafana
9 1 (0.024%) Graphite
9 1 (0.024%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.024%) Nagios
9 1 (0.024%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1162 (28.09%) Microsoft
2 462 (11.17%) Oracle
3 176 (4.25%) Tableau
4 91 (2.20%) Cognos
5 57 (1.38%) SAP
6 55 (1.33%) IBM
7 53 (1.28%) Xamarin
8 47 (1.14%) Google
9 39 (0.94%) Bloomberg
10 34 (0.82%) Sybase
11 29 (0.70%) RedGate
12 27 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (0.63%) Talend
14 24 (0.58%) Perforce
15 22 (0.53%) Alteryx
16 21 (0.51%) Sitecore
17 20 (0.48%) Apple
18 19 (0.46%) iManage
19 17 (0.41%) DevExpress
19 17 (0.41%) Informatica
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum £Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £43,500 to £49,500 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + 50-60% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £33000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday