Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 102 88
Rank change year-on-year -46 -14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 4197 5860 7210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.36% 2.90% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 3.00% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3788 5353 6605
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +0.65%

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 170504 195110 215041
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138625 163935 176370
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in the UK

SQL Developer
Top 16 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 25 July 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 -47 3990 £45,000 - 256
UK excluding London -20 2723 £40,000 - 170
London -70 1449 £55,000 +4.76% 98
South East -35 814 £43,000 +1.18% 47
North of England -19 807 £40,000 +6.67% 61
Midlands +1 497 £40,000 +11.11% 18
North West 0 479 £37,500 - 33
West Midlands +12 336 £40,000 +11.11% 9
Yorkshire -42 293 £41,500 +3.75% 26
East of England -22 251 £45,000 +5.88% 20
South West -1 175 £36,000 -4.00% 12
East Midlands -6 161 £37,500 +1.35% 9
Scotland +34 139 £37,500 -3.85% 10
North East +5 35 £40,500 +7.28% 2
Wales -36 32 £40,000 +17.65% 2
Northern Ireland - 8 £32,500 -

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3891 (92.71%) SQL
2 2808 (66.90%) SQL Server
3 1958 (46.65%) .NET
4 1909 (45.48%) C#
5 1522 (36.26%) T-SQL
6 1485 (35.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1444 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
8 1344 (32.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1255 (29.90%) Business Intelligence
10 1210 (28.83%) JavaScript
11 1203 (28.66%) Microsoft
12 1154 (27.50%) Finance
13 1079 (25.71%) ASP.NET
14 1012 (24.11%) HTML
15 980 (23.35%) MVC
16 957 (22.80%) Data Warehouse
17 837 (19.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 823 (19.61%) ETL
19 816 (19.44%) CSS
20 571 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
21 540 (12.87%) jQuery
22 495 (11.79%) Oracle
23 488 (11.63%) Java
24 487 (11.60%) AngularJS
25 476 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
26 470 (11.20%) .NET Framework
27 458 (10.91%) Scrum
28 445 (10.60%) XML
29 444 (10.58%) Degree
30 435 (10.36%) Web Services

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
1 122 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 110 (2.62%) IIS
3 84 (2.00%) CMS
4 38 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 35 (0.83%) Apache
6 33 (0.79%) WordPress
7 32 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 31 (0.74%) SAS
9 28 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 28 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 27 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (0.60%) JBoss
12 24 (0.57%) Confluence
12 24 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 24 (0.57%) Umbraco
13 21 (0.50%) Drupal
14 19 (0.45%) Alfresco
14 19 (0.45%) nginx
15 18 (0.43%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 283 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.048%) FileZilla
6 2 (0.048%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 22 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 17 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 11 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
8 8 (0.19%) Visualfiles
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.12%) FastStats
10 5 (0.12%) Magento
10 5 (0.12%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.12%) Summit
11 4 (0.095%) Investran
Cloud Services
1 319 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (1.81%) SaaS
4 25 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.36%) Office 365
8 13 (0.31%) GitHub
9 12 (0.29%) Google Play
10 10 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
10 10 (0.24%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.17%) Asana
12 3 (0.071%) Boomi
12 3 (0.071%) Taleo
13 2 (0.048%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.048%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.048%) PaaS
13 2 (0.048%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.024%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 76 (1.81%) Internet
2 50 (1.19%) Intranet
3 30 (0.71%) HTTP
4 16 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.31%) ATM
6 12 (0.29%) FTP
7 8 (0.19%) Firewall
8 7 (0.17%) SSL
9 6 (0.14%) SMS
10 5 (0.12%) DNS
11 4 (0.095%) Broadband
11 4 (0.095%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.095%) VPN
12 3 (0.071%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.071%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.048%) Multicast
13 2 (0.048%) SMTP
13 2 (0.048%) Wireless
14 1 (0.024%) LAN
14 1 (0.024%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2808 (66.90%) SQL Server
2 1485 (35.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1344 (32.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 957 (22.80%) Data Warehouse
5 837 (19.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 476 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 406 (9.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 370 (8.82%) Relational Database
9 326 (7.77%) SQL Server 2014
10 278 (6.62%) Power BI
11 253 (6.03%) MySQL
12 247 (5.89%) SQL Server 2016
13 206 (4.91%) Big Data
14 192 (4.57%) Oracle Database
15 187 (4.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 140 (3.34%) QlikView
17 138 (3.29%) NoSQL
18 126 (3.00%) OLAP
19 123 (2.93%) RDBMS
20 120 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 346 (8.24%) Visual Studio
2 292 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 230 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 194 (4.62%) Subversion
5 127 (3.03%) JIRA
6 98 (2.34%) NUnit
7 93 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 84 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 54 (1.29%) Maven
10 53 (1.26%) Selenium
11 47 (1.12%) TeamCity
12 46 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
13 39 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
14 35 (0.83%) Bitbucket
14 35 (0.83%) SpecFlow
15 30 (0.71%) gulp
15 30 (0.71%) JUnit
15 30 (0.71%) MSTest
16 25 (0.60%) Mercurial
17 24 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1154 (27.50%) Finance
2 381 (9.08%) Banking
3 212 (5.05%) Retail
4 147 (3.50%) Marketing
5 142 (3.38%) Investment Banking
6 100 (2.38%) Legal
7 82 (1.95%) Electronics
8 81 (1.93%) Telecoms
9 75 (1.79%) Back Office
10 69 (1.64%) Financial Institution
11 62 (1.48%) Manufacturing
12 58 (1.38%) Games
13 50 (1.19%) Front Office
14 34 (0.81%) Advertising
15 28 (0.67%) Law
16 13 (0.31%) Publishing
17 10 (0.24%) Private Banking
18 9 (0.21%) Automotive
18 9 (0.21%) Digital Economy
19 8 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1958 (46.65%) .NET
2 1079 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 1012 (24.11%) HTML
4 816 (19.44%) CSS
5 571 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 540 (12.87%) jQuery
7 487 (11.60%) AngularJS
8 470 (11.20%) .NET Framework
9 445 (10.60%) XML
10 435 (10.36%) Web Services
11 344 (8.20%) WCF
12 310 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 236 (5.62%) WPF
14 224 (5.34%) HTML5
15 209 (4.98%) Entity Framework
16 187 (4.46%) Spring
17 163 (3.88%) Ajax
18 159 (3.79%) RESTful
19 148 (3.53%) SOAP
20 144 (3.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 280 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 254 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 156 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
4 107 (2.55%) Fintech
5 105 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 73 (1.74%) User Experience
7 69 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 65 (1.55%) Replication
9 52 (1.24%) Equities
10 51 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 51 (1.22%) iPad
11 50 (1.19%) Hedge funds
12 43 (1.02%) Data Structures
12 43 (1.02%) Fixed Income
12 43 (1.02%) Tandem
13 41 (0.98%) Credit Risk
14 37 (0.88%) NHS
15 33 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 28 (0.67%) Social Media
17 26 (0.62%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 364 (8.67%) Windows
2 180 (4.29%) Linux
3 91 (2.17%) Android
4 74 (1.76%) Unix
5 72 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 63 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 33 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.12%) Solaris
12 4 (0.095%) Debian
12 4 (0.095%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.071%) AIX
13 3 (0.071%) CentOS
14 2 (0.048%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.024%) HPUX
15 1 (0.024%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.024%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1444 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1255 (29.90%) Business Intelligence
3 980 (23.35%) MVC
4 823 (19.61%) ETL
5 458 (10.91%) Scrum
6 416 (9.91%) TDD
7 390 (9.29%) OO
8 380 (9.05%) Web Development
9 295 (7.03%) SDLC
10 293 (6.98%) Software Engineering
11 271 (6.46%) Unit Testing
12 237 (5.65%) Mentoring
13 232 (5.53%) Data Modelling
14 226 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
15 222 (5.29%) Analytics
16 215 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
17 192 (4.57%) E-Commerce
18 189 (4.50%) OOP
19 152 (3.62%) Test Automation
20 136 (3.24%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3891 (92.71%) SQL
2 1909 (45.48%) C#
3 1522 (36.26%) T-SQL
4 1210 (28.83%) JavaScript
5 488 (11.63%) Java
6 341 (8.12%) VB.NET
7 280 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 191 (4.55%) VBA
9 178 (4.24%) PHP
10 167 (3.98%) VB
11 130 (3.10%) Python
12 100 (2.38%) C++
13 95 (2.26%) PowerShell
14 67 (1.60%) C
15 56 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 45 (1.07%) VB6
17 44 (1.05%) R
18 36 (0.86%) Ruby
19 29 (0.69%) Perl
20 26 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 444 (10.58%) Degree
2 133 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 23 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.21%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.19%) MCTS
9 7 (0.17%) MCP
10 6 (0.14%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.14%) MCSD
10 6 (0.14%) MCSE
11 5 (0.12%) MCITP
12 4 (0.095%) RHCE
13 3 (0.071%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.071%) MCAD
13 3 (0.071%) MCPD
14 2 (0.048%) HND
14 2 (0.048%) MCSA
14 2 (0.048%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (2.74%) QA
2 102 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.48%) Basel III
4 19 (0.45%) SLA
5 18 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.43%) SEPA
6 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.095%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.071%) MiFID
9 2 (0.048%) EMIR
9 2 (0.048%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.024%) IFRS
10 1 (0.024%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 33 (0.79%) Docker
2 21 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.071%) iptables
6 1 (0.024%) Firmware
6 1 (0.024%) HDFS
6 1 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.024%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (0.64%) Control-M
2 22 (0.52%) Puppet
3 19 (0.45%) Opsview
4 10 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
4 10 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.12%) Ansible
6 3 (0.071%) SELinux
6 3 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.024%) Grafana
7 1 (0.024%) Graphite
7 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.024%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1203 (28.66%) Microsoft
2 495 (11.79%) Oracle
3 181 (4.31%) Tableau
4 92 (2.19%) Cognos
5 83 (1.98%) SAP
6 60 (1.43%) Google
7 56 (1.33%) IBM
8 53 (1.26%) Xamarin
9 39 (0.93%) Bloomberg
10 32 (0.76%) RedGate
11 29 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 29 (0.69%) Sitecore
11 29 (0.69%) Sybase
12 26 (0.62%) Alteryx
13 24 (0.57%) Talend
14 23 (0.55%) Apple
14 23 (0.55%) Perforce
15 22 (0.52%) Facebook
15 22 (0.52%) iManage
15 22 (0.52%) Sony
Chatham, Kent
Vanquis Bank
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Essex
Red10
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + bonuses
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 7.3% Pension / Heathcare / Share S
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 7.3% Pension / Heathcare / Share S
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £79,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday