Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 121 85
Rank change year-on-year -40 -36 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 3974 4994 7093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.21% 2.63% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.72% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3606 4591 6487
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in the UK

SQL Developer
Top 17 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 6 months to 17 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 -38 3793 £45,000 - 185
UK excluding London -23 2554 £42,000 +5.00% 135
London -52 1394 £55,000 - 59
South East -30 855 £45,000 +12.50% 33
North of England -23 712 £40,000 - 51
North West -7 412 £37,500 -2.60% 21
Midlands -9 402 £40,000 +6.67% 24
West Midlands 0 283 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Yorkshire -32 255 £42,500 +6.25% 28
East of England -29 226 £45,000 +5.88% 10
South West +51 208 £36,000 -6.49% 8
Scotland +20 122 £40,000 - 6
East Midlands -17 119 £37,500 - 9
North East +27 45 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Wales -17 21 £35,750 +6.72% 3
Northern Ireland - 7 £32,500 -
Isle of Man - 4 £45,000 -

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 3693 (92.93%) SQL
2 2642 (66.48%) SQL Server
3 1834 (46.15%) .NET
4 1822 (45.85%) C#
5 1492 (37.54%) T-SQL
6 1351 (34.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1293 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
8 1241 (31.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1215 (30.57%) Business Intelligence
10 1203 (30.27%) Microsoft
11 1189 (29.92%) JavaScript
12 1009 (25.39%) Finance
13 1000 (25.16%) ASP.NET
14 937 (23.58%) MVC
15 915 (23.02%) HTML
16 878 (22.09%) Data Warehouse
17 740 (18.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 733 (18.44%) ETL
19 730 (18.37%) CSS
20 523 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
21 499 (12.56%) Oracle
22 489 (12.30%) AngularJS
23 486 (12.23%) .NET Framework
24 481 (12.10%) jQuery
25 447 (11.25%) Scrum
26 442 (11.12%) Degree
27 413 (10.39%) Java
28 404 (10.17%) Visual Studio
29 396 (9.96%) Web Services
30 387 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 150 (3.77%) IIS
2 146 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 63 (1.59%) CMS
4 53 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
5 44 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 42 (1.06%) Apache Spark
7 32 (0.81%) Apache
8 30 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 27 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 27 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 27 (0.68%) Umbraco
10 18 (0.45%) JBoss
10 18 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (0.40%) nginx
11 16 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
12 13 (0.33%) Confluence
12 13 (0.33%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.30%) WordPress
14 9 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
14 9 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 228 (5.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.13%) FileZilla
7 3 (0.075%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.075%) SPSS
8 2 (0.050%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.050%) Maya
8 2 (0.050%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.050%) Pipeline Pilot
9 1 (0.025%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 33 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 12 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.13%) Magento
7 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.10%) FastStats
8 4 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.10%) Raiser's Edge
8 4 (0.10%) ReMetrica
9 3 (0.075%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 387 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 129 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (1.96%) SaaS
4 29 (0.73%) GitHub
5 22 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.48%) Office 365
7 14 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
8 13 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
9 10 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.13%) npm
10 5 (0.13%) Sage Pay
11 3 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.075%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.075%) Taleo
12 2 (0.050%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.050%) IaaS
12 2 (0.050%) PaaS
12 2 (0.050%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.32%) Internet
2 37 (0.93%) Intranet
3 28 (0.70%) SMS
4 27 (0.68%) HTTP
5 21 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.43%) FTP
7 8 (0.20%) Firewall
8 7 (0.18%) ATM
8 7 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.15%) DNS
10 5 (0.13%) SMTP
11 4 (0.10%) Broadband
11 4 (0.10%) SSL
11 4 (0.10%) VoIP
11 4 (0.10%) VPN
12 3 (0.075%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.050%) MQTT
14 1 (0.025%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.025%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2642 (66.48%) SQL Server
2 1351 (34.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1241 (31.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 878 (22.09%) Data Warehouse
5 740 (18.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 380 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 356 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 354 (8.91%) Relational Database
9 336 (8.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 290 (7.30%) Power BI
11 242 (6.09%) SQL Server 2016
12 222 (5.59%) Oracle Database
13 179 (4.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 179 (4.50%) MySQL
14 173 (4.35%) Big Data
15 131 (3.30%) QlikView
16 130 (3.27%) RDBMS
17 127 (3.20%) OLAP
18 122 (3.07%) NoSQL
19 102 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 404 (10.17%) Visual Studio
2 366 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 202 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 157 (3.95%) Subversion
5 123 (3.10%) JIRA
6 107 (2.69%) NUnit
7 84 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 78 (1.96%) Jenkins
9 51 (1.28%) TeamCity
10 40 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
10 40 (1.01%) Selenium
11 32 (0.81%) JUnit
11 32 (0.81%) Maven
11 32 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
12 31 (0.78%) Mercurial
13 29 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
13 29 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 28 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 27 (0.68%) Bitbucket
15 27 (0.68%) Eclipse
General
1 1009 (25.39%) Finance
2 324 (8.15%) Banking
3 174 (4.38%) Retail
4 160 (4.03%) Marketing
5 120 (3.02%) Investment Banking
6 108 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 94 (2.37%) Electronics
8 81 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 69 (1.74%) Legal
10 68 (1.71%) Front Office
11 67 (1.69%) Games
12 54 (1.36%) Advertising
13 48 (1.21%) Back Office
14 34 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 33 (0.83%) Law
16 15 (0.38%) Publishing
17 10 (0.25%) Automotive
18 8 (0.20%) Billing
19 6 (0.15%) Retail Finance
20 4 (0.10%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1834 (46.15%) .NET
2 1000 (25.16%) ASP.NET
3 915 (23.02%) HTML
4 730 (18.37%) CSS
5 523 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 489 (12.30%) AngularJS
7 486 (12.23%) .NET Framework
8 481 (12.10%) jQuery
9 396 (9.96%) Web Services
10 374 (9.41%) XML
11 324 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 271 (6.82%) WCF
13 225 (5.66%) HTML5
14 213 (5.36%) WPF
15 174 (4.38%) Entity Framework
16 169 (4.25%) Ajax
17 158 (3.98%) Spring
18 152 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 135 (3.40%) CSS3
20 117 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 274 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (6.77%) Computer Science
3 146 (3.67%) Fintech
4 126 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 89 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 84 (2.11%) User Experience
7 71 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 58 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 46 (1.16%) Equities
9 46 (1.16%) Replication
9 46 (1.16%) Tandem
10 37 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 35 (0.88%) Hedge funds
12 33 (0.83%) Mobile App
13 32 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 28 (0.70%) Client/Server
15 27 (0.68%) N-Tier
16 25 (0.63%) iPad
17 24 (0.60%) Fixed Income
17 24 (0.60%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 326 (8.20%) Windows
2 207 (5.21%) Linux
3 98 (2.47%) Unix
4 44 (1.11%) Android
5 36 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 31 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.45%) AIX
8 17 (0.43%) Solaris
8 17 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.075%) Debian
13 3 (0.075%) HPUX
14 2 (0.050%) CentOS
14 2 (0.050%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.050%) VMS
14 2 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.025%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1293 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1215 (30.57%) Business Intelligence
3 937 (23.58%) MVC
4 733 (18.44%) ETL
5 447 (11.25%) Scrum
6 369 (9.29%) TDD
7 312 (7.85%) OO
8 302 (7.60%) Web Development
9 265 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 258 (6.49%) Unit Testing
11 252 (6.34%) Performance Tuning
12 247 (6.22%) Software Engineering
13 234 (5.89%) Analytics
14 224 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
15 213 (5.36%) SDLC
16 183 (4.60%) Mentoring
17 178 (4.48%) Test Automation
18 177 (4.45%) Data Analysis
19 166 (4.18%) E-Commerce
20 157 (3.95%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 3693 (92.93%) SQL
2 1822 (45.85%) C#
3 1492 (37.54%) T-SQL
4 1189 (29.92%) JavaScript
5 413 (10.39%) Java
6 290 (7.30%) PL/SQL
7 260 (6.54%) VB.NET
8 158 (3.98%) VBA
9 143 (3.60%) PHP
10 140 (3.52%) Python
11 136 (3.42%) VB
12 105 (2.64%) C++
13 96 (2.42%) PowerShell
14 91 (2.29%) C
15 60 (1.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 51 (1.28%) Shell Script
17 44 (1.11%) R
17 44 (1.11%) Scala
18 30 (0.75%) VB6
19 26 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 442 (11.12%) Degree
2 141 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (0.60%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.33%) MCSE
5 13 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.25%) MCTS
7 9 (0.23%) MCSD
8 8 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.20%) MCAD
9 7 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.18%) MCITP
9 7 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.15%) HND
10 6 (0.15%) MCSA
11 5 (0.13%) MCP
12 4 (0.10%) RHCE
13 3 (0.075%) PhD
14 2 (0.050%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.050%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (2.87%) QA
2 102 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 26 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 26 (0.65%) SEPA
4 14 (0.35%) SLA
5 9 (0.23%) PMO
6 5 (0.13%) MiFID
7 4 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.050%) Basel III
8 2 (0.050%) GDPR
8 2 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 29 (0.73%) Docker
3 10 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.025%) Firmware
5 1 (0.025%) GridGain
5 1 (0.025%) HDFS
5 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.025%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (0.65%) Opsview
2 11 (0.28%) Puppet
3 10 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.075%) Ansible
4 3 (0.075%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.075%) SCCM
4 3 (0.075%) Terraform
5 2 (0.050%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.050%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.050%) WMI
6 1 (0.025%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.025%) Control-M
6 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.025%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1203 (30.27%) Microsoft
2 499 (12.56%) Oracle
3 170 (4.28%) Tableau
4 111 (2.79%) SAP
5 90 (2.26%) Cognos
6 73 (1.84%) RedGate
7 49 (1.23%) Sybase
8 39 (0.98%) Google
9 37 (0.93%) Xamarin
10 34 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
11 30 (0.75%) DevExpress
11 30 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (0.73%) Sitecore
13 24 (0.60%) IBM
14 20 (0.50%) Hortonworks
15 19 (0.48%) Splunk
15 19 (0.48%) Telerik
16 18 (0.45%) Informatica
17 17 (0.43%) Facebook
17 17 (0.43%) Zend