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SQL Developer Courses

SQL Developers help organisations manage their data by developing SQL databases and writing applications that interface with each SQL database. They design tables, reporting features, and ensure that viewer queries are working seamlessly.

As an SQL Developer you’ll research the organisation’s data needs, migrate older data to newer applications, and monitor the stability and overall performance of the system. At times you’ll be working with senior management and the IT department to ensure the data applications are meeting organisational goals.

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Popular SQL Developer Courses

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do SQL Developers earn?

In Australia, a full time SQL Developer generally earns $1,932 per week ($100, 464 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience and technical expertise you can expect a higher salary than people who are new in the role.

What are the job opportunities for SQL Developers?

Opportunities for in database applications including SQL Developers are expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years — with more than 26,000 new jobs opening up in this field. SQL Developers are employed in all industries and employment sectors, especially ICT, scientific, technical, education and financial services operations.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a SQL Developer?

SQL Developers need a solid background in ICT or a professional qualification. Get started with the Diploma of Database Design and Development. The diploma takes 12 months to complete. You should also investigate vendor certifications in SQL and related applications.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within database development and administration. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.