Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 136 85
Rank change year-on-year -37 -51 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 3,581 4,230 6,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.06% 2.42% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.51% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,238 3,887 6,215
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 166,671 168,389 201,510
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135,609 140,138 168,475
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in the UK

SQL Developer
Top 18 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 22 January 2018. 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 -34 3,409 £45,000 - 438
UK excluding London -20 2,349 £42,500 +6.25% 296
London -60 1,206 £55,000 - 158
South East -6 843 £45,000 +12.50% 79
North of England -46 575 £40,000 - 88
Midlands +11 375 £40,000 +6.67% 63
North West -56 294 £40,000 +2.56% 44
West Midlands +39 274 £40,000 +14.29% 34
Yorkshire -18 248 £42,500 +6.25% 37
South West +47 214 £36,000 -10.00% 29
East of England -25 202 £43,500 -3.33% 21
Scotland -23 111 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East Midlands -34 101 £39,250 +4.67% 29
North East -10 33 £32,750 -6.43% 7
Wales -12 25 £35,000 - 9
Isle of Man - 4 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland -20 3 - - 2
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 3,271 (91.34%) SQL
2 2,368 (66.13%) SQL Server
3 1,774 (49.54%) C#
4 1,743 (48.67%) .NET
5 1,342 (37.48%) T-SQL
6 1,159 (32.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,103 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
8 1,097 (30.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1,053 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 1,029 (28.73%) Microsoft
11 1,006 (28.09%) Business Intelligence
12 965 (26.95%) ASP.NET
13 903 (25.22%) MVC
14 836 (23.35%) Finance
15 791 (22.09%) HTML
16 718 (20.05%) Data Warehouse
17 653 (18.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 638 (17.82%) CSS
19 621 (17.34%) ETL
20 496 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
21 430 (12.01%) AngularJS
22 427 (11.92%) jQuery
23 420 (11.73%) .NET Framework
24 411 (11.48%) Oracle
25 366 (10.22%) Visual Studio
26 360 (10.05%) Degree
27 347 (9.69%) Scrum
28 340 (9.49%) Web Services
29 338 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
30 336 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server

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
1 164 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 127 (3.55%) IIS
3 54 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
4 45 (1.26%) Apache Spark
4 45 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 35 (0.98%) CMS
6 27 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 26 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 23 (0.64%) JBoss
9 22 (0.61%) Apache
10 21 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.31%) Confluence
14 10 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
15 9 (0.25%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.25%) nginx
15 9 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.25%) SAS
15 9 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 194 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.14%) FileZilla
8 3 (0.084%) SPSS
9 2 (0.056%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.056%) Maya
9 2 (0.056%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.028%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.028%) Weka
Business Applications
1 39 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.17%) MetaTrader
6 6 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.11%) Raiser's Edge
8 4 (0.11%) ReMetrica
9 3 (0.084%) FastStats
10 2 (0.056%) Bond Adapt
10 2 (0.056%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.056%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.056%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.056%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.056%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 338 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (2.46%) SaaS
3 85 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (0.89%) GitHub
5 20 (0.56%) Office 365
6 18 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
7 15 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
11 5 (0.14%) Sage Pay
12 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.084%) npm
14 2 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.028%) Heroku
15 1 (0.028%) IaaS
15 1 (0.028%) PaaS
15 1 (0.028%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 68 (1.90%) Internet
2 34 (0.95%) SMS
3 21 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.47%) Intranet
5 13 (0.36%) HTTP
6 12 (0.34%) FTP
7 6 (0.17%) Firewall
8 5 (0.14%) DNS
8 5 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.14%) SMTP
9 4 (0.11%) SMPP
9 4 (0.11%) VoIP
10 2 (0.056%) MQTT
11 1 (0.028%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.028%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.028%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,368 (66.13%) SQL Server
2 1,159 (32.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1,097 (30.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 718 (20.05%) Data Warehouse
5 653 (18.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 304 (8.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 267 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 265 (7.40%) Power BI
9 264 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 250 (6.98%) Relational Database
11 232 (6.48%) SQL Server 2016
12 176 (4.91%) Oracle Database
13 154 (4.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 137 (3.83%) MySQL
15 122 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
16 118 (3.30%) Big Data
17 105 (2.93%) OLAP
18 103 (2.88%) QlikView
19 100 (2.79%) NoSQL
20 98 (2.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 366 (10.22%) Visual Studio
2 336 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 163 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 117 (3.27%) Subversion
5 98 (2.74%) JIRA
6 93 (2.60%) NUnit
7 72 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 64 (1.79%) Jenkins
9 41 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
10 34 (0.95%) TeamCity
11 30 (0.84%) JUnit
12 28 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 28 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
13 27 (0.75%) Selenium
14 25 (0.70%) Bitbucket
14 25 (0.70%) MSTest
14 25 (0.70%) Toad
15 21 (0.59%) SpecFlow
16 20 (0.56%) Maven
17 19 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 836 (23.35%) Finance
2 285 (7.96%) Banking
3 141 (3.94%) Retail
4 111 (3.10%) Investment Banking
5 110 (3.07%) Marketing
6 80 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 68 (1.90%) Advertising
8 60 (1.68%) Electronics
8 60 (1.68%) Games
8 60 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 55 (1.54%) Front Office
10 44 (1.23%) Legal
11 35 (0.98%) Back Office
12 32 (0.89%) Law
13 15 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.31%) Publishing
15 9 (0.25%) Automotive
15 9 (0.25%) Billing
16 8 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,743 (48.67%) .NET
2 965 (26.95%) ASP.NET
3 791 (22.09%) HTML
4 638 (17.82%) CSS
5 496 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 430 (12.01%) AngularJS
7 427 (11.92%) jQuery
8 420 (11.73%) .NET Framework
9 340 (9.49%) Web Services
10 303 (8.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 290 (8.10%) WCF
12 269 (7.51%) XML
13 217 (6.06%) WPF
14 188 (5.25%) HTML5
15 167 (4.66%) Ajax
16 159 (4.44%) Entity Framework
17 121 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 119 (3.32%) Spring
19 112 (3.13%) WinForms
20 111 (3.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 255 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 138 (3.85%) Fintech
4 115 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
5 82 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 63 (1.76%) Data Structures
6 63 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 60 (1.68%) User Experience
8 51 (1.42%) Hedge funds
9 42 (1.17%) Equities
9 42 (1.17%) Tandem
10 41 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 38 (1.06%) Replication
12 32 (0.89%) N-Tier
13 30 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 30 (0.84%) Mobile App
14 24 (0.67%) Fixed Income
15 22 (0.61%) Client/Server
16 21 (0.59%) NHS
17 19 (0.53%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 243 (6.79%) Windows
2 164 (4.58%) Linux
3 88 (2.46%) Unix
4 36 (1.01%) Android
5 32 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 20 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.50%) Solaris
7 18 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 16 (0.45%) AIX
8 16 (0.45%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.084%) Debian
11 3 (0.084%) HPUX
11 3 (0.084%) VMS
12 2 (0.056%) CentOS
12 2 (0.056%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.056%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.028%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,103 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1,006 (28.09%) Business Intelligence
3 903 (25.22%) MVC
4 621 (17.34%) ETL
5 347 (9.69%) Scrum
6 307 (8.57%) TDD
7 280 (7.82%) Web Development
8 260 (7.26%) Unit Testing
9 251 (7.01%) Data Modelling
10 237 (6.62%) OO
11 213 (5.95%) Analytics
11 213 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
12 207 (5.78%) Software Engineering
13 189 (5.28%) SDLC
14 185 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
15 184 (5.14%) Data Analysis
16 146 (4.08%) Test Automation
17 134 (3.74%) CRM
18 131 (3.66%) Mathematics
19 130 (3.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3,271 (91.34%) SQL
2 1,774 (49.54%) C#
3 1,342 (37.48%) T-SQL
4 1,053 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 302 (8.43%) Java
6 250 (6.98%) PL/SQL
7 219 (6.12%) VB.NET
8 153 (4.27%) VB
9 151 (4.22%) VBA
10 111 (3.10%) Python
11 95 (2.65%) C++
12 94 (2.62%) PHP
13 86 (2.40%) PowerShell
14 77 (2.15%) C
15 50 (1.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 45 (1.26%) Scala
16 45 (1.26%) Shell Script
17 34 (0.95%) R
18 27 (0.75%) Bash Shell
19 26 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 360 (10.05%) Degree
2 102 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (0.50%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.34%) MCSE
5 12 (0.34%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.22%) MCSA
7 7 (0.20%) MCP
7 7 (0.20%) MCTS
7 7 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.17%) HND
8 6 (0.17%) MCSD
9 5 (0.14%) MCAD
10 4 (0.11%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.11%) MCITP
11 2 (0.056%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.056%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.056%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.056%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (2.65%) QA
2 71 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.31%) PMO
4 9 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.25%) SEPA
4 9 (0.25%) SLA
5 7 (0.20%) MiFID
6 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.084%) GDPR
9 2 (0.056%) Basel III
System Software
1 31 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 30 (0.84%) Docker
3 6 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.028%) Firmware
6 1 (0.028%) GridGain
6 1 (0.028%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (0.25%) Opsview
3 6 (0.17%) Terraform
4 4 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.084%) SCCM
5 3 (0.084%) WMI
6 2 (0.056%) Endace
6 2 (0.056%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.056%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.028%) Ansible
7 1 (0.028%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.028%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.028%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.028%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.028%) Foglight
7 1 (0.028%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.028%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1,029 (28.73%) Microsoft
2 411 (11.48%) Oracle
3 151 (4.22%) Tableau
4 90 (2.51%) SAP
5 66 (1.84%) RedGate
6 64 (1.79%) Cognos
7 52 (1.45%) Sybase
8 41 (1.14%) Xamarin
9 39 (1.09%) Google
10 32 (0.89%) DevExpress
11 28 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
12 21 (0.59%) Sitecore
12 21 (0.59%) Telerik
13 17 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (0.47%) Talend
13 17 (0.47%) Zend
14 14 (0.39%) IBM
14 14 (0.39%) Informatica
14 14 (0.39%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.31%) Teradata