The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford 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 Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 58 44
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 17 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.98% 0.85% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 0.88% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 21
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 543 570 493
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 95.10% 96.94% 99.20%
Number of salaries quoted 459 491 379
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Watford

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for SQL Developer in Watford

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in Watford

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

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Watford

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the Watford region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) C#
4 15 (51.72%) MVC
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (51.72%) .NET
4 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
4 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (41.38%) Java
6 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 9 (31.03%) Web Development
7 9 (31.03%) HTML
7 9 (31.03%) UML
7 9 (31.03%) Unix
7 9 (31.03%) Shell Script
7 9 (31.03%) WCF
8 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
9 7 (24.14%) OOD
9 7 (24.14%) OO
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (20.69%) jQuery
10 6 (20.69%) Umbraco
10 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
10 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Core
10 6 (20.69%) SignalR
10 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (20.69%) HTML5
10 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (20.69%) KnockoutJS

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
1 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (20.69%) Umbraco
2 3 (10.34%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
1 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
2 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) WCF
4 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Core
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (20.69%) HTML5
5 6 (20.69%) jQuery
5 6 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (20.69%) SignalR
6 3 (10.34%) J2EE
6 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (51.72%) MVC
2 9 (31.03%) UML
2 9 (31.03%) Web Development
3 7 (24.14%) OO
3 7 (24.14%) OOD
4 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
5 5 (17.24%) Wealth Management
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
9 1 (3.45%) Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) BPR
9 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 12 (41.38%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (6.90%) VB
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Sybase
2 3 (10.34%) AppDynamics
2 3 (10.34%) New Relic
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft