The median annual salary for a SQL Programmer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 803 827
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 85 129 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 121 146
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Programmer in the UK

SQL Programmer
Top 26 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 27 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 -1 81 £50,750 +19.41% 3
London +34 52 £56,250 +7.14% 2
South East +22 15 £47,500 +11.76%
Surrey +30 11 £47,500 +35.71%
Twickenham - 10 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire -2 7 £60,000 -
East of England -27 7 £60,000 +41.17%
Scotland +7 4 £45,000 -
Glasgow +6 4 £45,000 -
Oxford - 4 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £35,000 -
West Sussex +9 3 £55,000 +22.22%
East Midlands - 3 £36,500 -
Yorkshire -1 2 £43,750 +2.94% 1
North West -39 2 £42,500 +80.85%
Manchester - 2 £42,500 -
Watford - 2 £53,250 -
Guildford - 2 £52,500 -
City of London +29 1 £40,000 -46.66% 2
West Yorkshire +10 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Leeds +6 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £33,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £40,000 -
Reigate - 1 £24,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £33,000 -

SQL Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 119 (95.97%) SQL
2 75 (60.48%) SQL Server
3 65 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (44.35%) Finance
5 45 (36.29%) C#
6 43 (34.68%) Java
6 43 (34.68%) .NET
7 41 (33.06%) JavaScript
8 33 (26.61%) HTML
9 32 (25.81%) CSS
10 29 (23.39%) Microsoft
10 29 (23.39%) jQuery
11 28 (22.58%) PHP
12 27 (21.77%) MVC
13 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (19.35%) Software Engineering
15 23 (18.55%) Scrum
16 22 (17.74%) Windows
16 22 (17.74%) Git (software)
17 21 (16.94%) T-SQL
18 20 (16.13%) OO
19 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
19 19 (15.32%) Oracle
20 17 (13.71%) HTML5
21 16 (12.90%) VB
21 16 (12.90%) PL/SQL
21 16 (12.90%) Bloomberg
22 15 (12.10%) Apple iOS
22 15 (12.10%) Mobile App

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 12 (9.68%) Drupal
1 12 (9.68%) WordPress
2 9 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (7.26%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.42%) Apache
4 3 (2.42%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.42%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.42%) nginx
4 3 (2.42%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.61%) CMS
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Magento
2 2 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.61%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) SaaS
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.42%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (60.48%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (11.29%) Oracle Database
4 13 (10.48%) MySQL
5 12 (9.68%) MS Access
6 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (5.65%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.03%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.81%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.81%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.48%) gulp
3 10 (8.06%) Subversion
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.65%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.84%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (4.03%) Maven
8 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.23%) Codeship
9 4 (3.23%) Gradle
9 4 (3.23%) JUnit
9 4 (3.23%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.23%) Mockito
9 4 (3.23%) Protractor
10 3 (2.42%) Grunt
11 1 (0.81%) JIRA
11 1 (0.81%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.81%) NUnit
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (44.35%) Finance
2 14 (11.29%) Banking
3 12 (9.68%) Legal
4 10 (8.06%) Games
4 10 (8.06%) Law
5 9 (7.26%) Billing
6 5 (4.03%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.03%) Retail
7 3 (2.42%) Back Office
8 2 (1.61%) Marketing
9 1 (0.81%) Front Office
9 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.68%) .NET
2 33 (26.61%) HTML
3 32 (25.81%) CSS
4 29 (23.39%) jQuery
5 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
6 17 (13.71%) HTML5
7 15 (12.10%) Web Services
8 12 (9.68%) XML
9 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (8.06%) Sass
9 10 (8.06%) Yii
10 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (6.45%) Spring
12 7 (5.65%) AngularJS
12 7 (5.65%) WPF
13 6 (4.84%) .NET Framework
14 5 (4.03%) Hibernate
14 5 (4.03%) RESTful
15 4 (3.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Mobile App
2 14 (11.29%) Client/Server
3 11 (8.87%) Equities
4 10 (8.06%) e-Learning
4 10 (8.06%) Learning Management System
4 10 (8.06%) SCORM
5 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.42%) Derivative
7 3 (2.42%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.61%) AS400
8 2 (1.61%) Social Media
9 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.81%) iSeries
9 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 15 (12.10%) Android
2 15 (12.10%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.26%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (6.45%) Unix
5 7 (5.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.77%) MVC
3 24 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 23 (18.55%) Scrum
5 20 (16.13%) OO
6 15 (12.10%) Unit Testing
7 14 (11.29%) Front End Development
7 14 (11.29%) SOA
8 13 (10.48%) Android Development
8 13 (10.48%) iOS Development
8 13 (10.48%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (9.68%) Waterfall
10 11 (8.87%) Kanban
10 11 (8.87%) TDD
11 10 (8.06%) Mobile First
11 10 (8.06%) Performance Improvement
11 10 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.06%) User Stories
11 10 (8.06%) Web Development
12 9 (7.26%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (95.97%) SQL
2 45 (36.29%) C#
3 43 (34.68%) Java
4 41 (33.06%) JavaScript
5 28 (22.58%) PHP
6 21 (16.94%) T-SQL
7 16 (12.90%) PL/SQL
7 16 (12.90%) VB
8 14 (11.29%) VBA
9 6 (4.84%) C++
10 5 (4.03%) C
10 5 (4.03%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.42%) Ruby
12 2 (1.61%) RPG
12 2 (1.61%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.81%) COBOL
13 1 (0.81%) Delphi
13 1 (0.81%) Lua
13 1 (0.81%) Pascal
13 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) QA
1 5 (4.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.32%) Oracle
3 16 (12.90%) Bloomberg
4 9 (7.26%) iManage
5 5 (4.03%) FactSet
6 3 (2.42%) Google
7 2 (1.61%) Cognos
7 2 (1.61%) Tableau
8 1 (0.81%) IBM
8 1 (0.81%) Murex
8 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.81%) SAP
8 1 (0.81%) Sybase
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