The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 236 230 167
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 16 8 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.12% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.12% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 81
Average salary £32,500 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.03% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,450 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
SQL Server Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the North West region.

SQL Server Developer Salary Trend in the North West

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Server Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

SQL Server Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -2 11 £32,500 -18.75%
Manchester -7 4 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Merseyside - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 26 (86.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (83.33%) T-SQL
4 23 (76.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (40.00%) ETL
8 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
11 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (26.67%) Migration
12 7 (23.33%) DTS
13 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 4 (13.33%) Finance
15 4 (13.33%) Games
15 4 (13.33%) Replication
15 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
15 4 (13.33%) Windows
15 4 (13.33%) .NET
16 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
16 3 (10.00%) C#
16 3 (10.00%) Clustering
16 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SMS
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (86.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (76.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (23.33%) DTS
9 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
11 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (10.00%) Big Data
12 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (6.67%) QlikView
12 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
12 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
13 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
13 1 (3.33%) CouchDB
13 1 (3.33%) SQLite
13 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) MDX
3 2 (6.67%) WCF
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) WinForms
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Remoting
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ETL
2 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 8 (26.67%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.33%) Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 25 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) Logi Analytics
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos