The median annual salary for a SQL Programmer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

SQL Programmer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 794 785
Rank change year-on-year -18 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 40 156 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 141 142
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

SQL Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Programmer in the UK

SQL Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SQL Programmer in the UK

SQL Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Programmer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Programmer in the UK

SQL Programmer
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 Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 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 -37 38 £43,500 +2.35% 3
South East +39 17 £47,500 +20.25% 1
London +37 12 £80,000 +68.42% 2
Surrey +36 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Oxford - 5 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Milton Keynes - 4 £65,000 -
East of England +18 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Hertfordshire +11 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands 0 2 £30,250 -24.37%
Dorking - 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire +29 1 £27,000 -26.02%
Scotland +19 1 - -
Yorkshire +14 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Leeds +5 1 £45,000 -14.28%
West Midlands +3 1 £27,500 -21.42%
West Yorkshire +2 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Edinburgh 0 1 - -
North West -16 1 £42,000 +20.00%
South West - 1 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £27,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £33,000 -
Douglas - 1 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 £42,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £33,000 -

SQL Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, SQL Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 78 (95.12%) SQL
2 43 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (47.56%) JavaScript
4 34 (41.46%) SQL Server
5 33 (40.24%) HTML
6 32 (39.02%) Software Engineering
7 29 (35.37%) CSS
8 28 (34.15%) Java
8 28 (34.15%) C#
9 25 (30.49%) .NET
10 24 (29.27%) Finance
11 23 (28.05%) HTML5
11 23 (28.05%) OO
12 22 (26.83%) MVC
13 19 (23.17%) Apple iOS
13 19 (23.17%) Android
14 17 (20.73%) Web Services
14 17 (20.73%) Degree
15 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
15 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
15 15 (18.29%) jQuery
16 14 (17.07%) Oracle
16 14 (17.07%) PHP
16 14 (17.07%) TDD
16 14 (17.07%) AngularJS
16 14 (17.07%) Android Development
16 14 (17.07%) iOS Development
16 14 (17.07%) Front End Development
17 13 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (15.85%) Computer Science

SQL Programmer 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 7 (8.54%) Umbraco
2 5 (6.10%) Drupal
2 5 (6.10%) WordPress
3 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (1.22%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.32%) MySQL
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.22%) MS Access
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.98%) Codeship
2 9 (10.98%) Gradle
2 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.98%) JUnit
2 9 (10.98%) Maven
2 9 (10.98%) Mockito
2 9 (10.98%) Protractor
3 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.66%) Subversion
6 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.22%) GitLab
7 1 (1.22%) gulp
7 1 (1.22%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.22%) NUnit
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Publishing
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Front Office
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.24%) HTML
2 29 (35.37%) CSS
3 25 (30.49%) .NET
4 23 (28.05%) HTML5
5 17 (20.73%) Web Services
6 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
6 15 (18.29%) jQuery
7 14 (17.07%) AngularJS
8 12 (14.63%) Spring
9 10 (12.20%) Node.js
9 10 (12.20%) RESTful
10 9 (10.98%) Hibernate
10 9 (10.98%) Ionic Framework
10 9 (10.98%) PhoneGap
10 9 (10.98%) React
10 9 (10.98%) React Native
11 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (9.76%) WPF
11 8 (9.76%) XML
12 6 (7.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.32%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) Derivative
4 3 (3.66%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.66%) User Experience
5 2 (2.44%) Social Media
6 1 (1.22%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) iSeries
6 1 (1.22%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Android
1 19 (23.17%) Apple iOS
2 9 (10.98%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Unix
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.02%) Software Engineering
3 23 (28.05%) OO
4 22 (26.83%) MVC
5 14 (17.07%) Android Development
5 14 (17.07%) Front End Development
5 14 (17.07%) iOS Development
5 14 (17.07%) TDD
6 13 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (13.41%) Scrum
8 10 (12.20%) Investment Management
9 9 (10.98%) Build Automation
9 9 (10.98%) Dependency Management
9 9 (10.98%) Disruptive Innovation
9 9 (10.98%) Functional Programming
9 9 (10.98%) Functional Testing
9 9 (10.98%) OOP
10 8 (9.76%) Web Development
11 7 (8.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 78 (95.12%) SQL
2 39 (47.56%) JavaScript
3 28 (34.15%) C#
3 28 (34.15%) Java
4 14 (17.07%) PHP
5 10 (12.20%) PL/SQL
5 10 (12.20%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.32%) VB
8 5 (6.10%) C
9 3 (3.66%) Perl
9 3 (3.66%) VBA
10 2 (2.44%) VBScript
11 1 (1.22%) C++
11 1 (1.22%) COBOL
11 1 (1.22%) Python
11 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.22%) IBM
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) Sophis
4 1 (1.22%) Tableau
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