Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 77 79
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 36 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.73% 1.94% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 2.01% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 17
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% +26.76%
10th Percentile £38,065 £49,300 £30,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 940 944 1,007
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 96.52% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 778 793 867
Watford median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, SQL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) SQL
2 35 (97.22%) SQL Server
3 25 (69.44%) T-SQL
4 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (61.11%) C#
5 22 (61.11%) ETL
6 19 (52.78%) XML
6 19 (52.78%) PL/SQL
6 19 (52.78%) Oracle
6 19 (52.78%) TDD
6 19 (52.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (52.78%) Migration
6 19 (52.78%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (52.78%) Data Quality
6 19 (52.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 19 (52.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (52.78%) Data Mapping
6 19 (52.78%) SC Cleared
6 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
6 19 (52.78%) Test Automation
6 19 (52.78%) Data Migration
6 19 (52.78%) Reference Data
6 19 (52.78%) BDD
7 16 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (36.11%) Talend
8 13 (36.11%) JSON
8 13 (36.11%) JIRA
8 13 (36.11%) Subversion

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 2 (5.56%) JBoss
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) DNS
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (97.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (52.78%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (52.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (52.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (16.67%) Power BI
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (8.33%) MS Access
7 3 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.78%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) JIRA
1 13 (36.11%) Subversion
2 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) XML
2 13 (36.11%) JSON
3 11 (30.56%) .NET
4 9 (25.00%) HTML
5 8 (22.22%) CSS
6 6 (16.67%) HTML5
6 6 (16.67%) MDX
7 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.89%) jQuery
8 4 (11.11%) REST
8 4 (11.11%) Web Services
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (8.33%) SOAP
10 2 (5.56%) J2EE
10 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.78%) JSP
11 1 (2.78%) Spring
11 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (52.78%) Reference Data
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
1 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (61.11%) ETL
3 19 (52.78%) BDD
3 19 (52.78%) Data Mapping
3 19 (52.78%) Data Migration
3 19 (52.78%) Migration
3 19 (52.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 19 (52.78%) TDD
3 19 (52.78%) Test Automation
4 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.89%) Server Management
6 4 (11.11%) MVC
7 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.33%) Database Tuning
7 3 (8.33%) ETL Development
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
7 3 (8.33%) Time Management
7 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (69.44%) T-SQL
3 22 (61.11%) C#
4 19 (52.78%) PL/SQL
5 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (8.33%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.33%) VBA
7 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) SC Cleared
1 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (52.78%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) Talend
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) Sybase
5 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.56%) New Relic