The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 583 584 534
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 327 340 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 299 307 343
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend

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

SQL Server Developer Salary Trend in the UK

SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

SQL Server Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
England -3 313 £42,500 -10.52% 35
London -18 155 £52,500 -4.54% 15
South East +61 89 £37,500 -11.76% 12
City of London +8 49 £57,500 -8.00% 4
North West +21 34 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 22 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Cheshire +15 21 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East Sussex - 20 £40,000 -
Warrington - 20 £35,000 - 2
Milton Keynes +4 19 £42,500 -
Brighton - 17 £40,000 -
Surrey +8 14 £47,500 +8.57% 2
South West -16 14 £42,500 +3.03%
Kent +9 12 £22,500 -50.00% 2
Hampshire +14 11 £40,000 +21.21% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 11 £22,500 - 1
Bath - 10 £42,500 -
Somerset - 10 £42,500 -
West Midlands -23 9 £33,750 -15.62% 2
Newport Pagnell - 9 £35,000 -
Manchester +5 8 £37,500 +38.88% 2
Berkshire +10 7 £42,000 -1.17% 3
Olney - 7 £35,000 -
East Midlands -10 6 £35,000 - 1
Godalming - 6 £47,500 -
Merseyside +12 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Weybridge - 5 £35,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 5 £44,000 -
Petersfield - 5 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire -6 4 £32,000 -11.72% 1

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 601 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 508 (84.53%) SQL
3 402 (66.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 388 (64.56%) T-SQL
5 362 (60.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 290 (48.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 286 (47.59%) Business Intelligence
8 271 (45.09%) Data Warehouse
9 209 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 207 (34.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 190 (31.61%) .NET
12 188 (31.28%) Microsoft
13 186 (30.95%) ETL
14 160 (26.62%) Finance
15 143 (23.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 136 (22.63%) C#
17 124 (20.63%) MS Excel
18 122 (20.30%) Performance Tuning
19 94 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
20 66 (10.98%) Degree
21 64 (10.65%) ASP.NET
22 55 (9.15%) SQL Server 2005
23 52 (8.65%) Relational Database
24 50 (8.32%) Computer Science
25 49 (8.15%) Windows
26 48 (7.99%) Banking
27 45 (7.49%) QA
28 43 (7.15%) Marketing
29 42 (6.99%) Data Modelling
30 40 (6.66%) JavaScript

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.50%) SAS
3 4 (0.67%) IIS
4 3 (0.50%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.17%) Jetty
6 1 (0.17%) WordPress
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 124 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.00%) MS Office
3 6 (1.00%) PowerPivot
3 6 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.00%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.33%) PORTIA
6 1 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.17%) Summit
6 1 (0.17%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.16%) SaaS
2 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.33%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.17%) GitHub
4 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 402 (66.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 362 (60.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 290 (48.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 271 (45.09%) Data Warehouse
6 209 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 207 (34.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 143 (23.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 55 (9.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 52 (8.65%) Relational Database
11 37 (6.16%) Big Data
12 31 (5.16%) OLAP
13 23 (3.83%) SQL CLR
14 20 (3.33%) MySQL
15 17 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (2.83%) NoSQL
15 17 (2.83%) Oracle Database
16 16 (2.66%) Data Mart
17 15 (2.50%) QlikView
18 13 (2.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (5.32%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.83%) Subversion
3 10 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (1.50%) ERwin
5 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.83%) JIRA
7 3 (0.50%) FishEye
8 2 (0.33%) MSTest
9 1 (0.17%) Expression Web
9 1 (0.17%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.17%) Moq
9 1 (0.17%) Selenium
9 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.17%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.17%) NUnit
9 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.17%) FrontPage
9 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
General
1 160 (26.62%) Finance
2 48 (7.99%) Banking
3 43 (7.15%) Marketing
4 36 (5.99%) Games
5 29 (4.83%) Retail
6 24 (3.99%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.66%) Front Office
8 14 (2.33%) Back Office
8 14 (2.33%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.16%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.83%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.83%) French Language
10 11 (1.83%) German Language
11 8 (1.33%) Electronics
12 6 (1.00%) Advertising
13 5 (0.83%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.50%) Legal
15 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (31.61%) .NET
2 64 (10.65%) ASP.NET
3 32 (5.32%) MDX
4 27 (4.49%) HTML
5 22 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (3.49%) CSS
7 20 (3.33%) XML
8 18 (3.00%) jQuery
9 15 (2.50%) WCF
10 12 (2.00%) WPF
11 10 (1.66%) Web Services
12 9 (1.50%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.33%) Ajax
13 8 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (1.16%) Entity Framework
15 6 (1.00%) HTML5
16 4 (0.67%) JSON
16 4 (0.67%) Hibernate
16 4 (0.67%) WinForms
17 3 (0.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.32%) Computer Science
2 39 (6.49%) Data Integration
3 37 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 31 (5.16%) Replication
5 28 (4.66%) iPhone
6 24 (3.99%) Hedge funds
7 20 (3.33%) Clustering
8 15 (2.50%) Equities
8 15 (2.50%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.00%) Derivative
10 11 (1.83%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.83%) Data Extraction
11 10 (1.66%) Social Media
11 10 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.50%) Streaming Music
13 8 (1.33%) DTV
13 8 (1.33%) BBC
13 8 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.15%) Windows
2 33 (5.49%) Android
3 10 (1.66%) UNIX
4 7 (1.16%) Linux
5 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (47.59%) Business Intelligence
2 186 (30.95%) ETL
3 122 (20.30%) Performance Tuning
4 94 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (6.99%) Data Modelling
6 38 (6.32%) Data Transformation
7 36 (5.99%) MVC
8 30 (4.99%) Kimball Methodology
9 28 (4.66%) Digital Marketing
10 27 (4.49%) Data Management
10 27 (4.49%) Software Engineering
10 27 (4.49%) SDLC
11 24 (3.99%) Analytics
12 22 (3.66%) Data Analysis
12 22 (3.66%) Workflow
12 22 (3.66%) Scrum
13 21 (3.49%) Migration
13 21 (3.49%) CRM
14 20 (3.33%) Database Security
15 19 (3.16%) Complex ETL
Programming Languages
1 508 (84.53%) SQL
2 388 (64.56%) T-SQL
3 136 (22.63%) C#
4 40 (6.66%) JavaScript
5 38 (6.32%) VBA
6 32 (5.32%) VB.NET
7 21 (3.49%) Java
8 20 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 17 (2.83%) VB
10 12 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.00%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.66%) C++
12 8 (1.33%) Perl
12 8 (1.33%) Python
13 5 (0.83%) PHP
13 5 (0.83%) Ruby
14 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 3 (0.50%) Groovy
16 2 (0.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 66 (10.98%) Degree
2 33 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.33%) MCTS
3 8 (1.33%) MCITP
4 6 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) MCPD
6 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.33%) MCAD
6 2 (0.33%) MCSE
6 2 (0.33%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.17%) MCP
7 1 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.49%) QA
2 9 (1.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 188 (31.28%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.16%) Google
3 35 (5.82%) Oracle
4 25 (4.16%) Red Gate
5 18 (3.00%) Cognos
6 12 (2.00%) Facebook
7 10 (1.66%) Tableau
7 10 (1.66%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (1.33%) Apple
8 8 (1.33%) Sony
8 8 (1.33%) SAP
8 8 (1.33%) Yahoo!
9 7 (1.16%) IBM
10 5 (0.83%) Telerik
11 4 (0.67%) VMware
11 4 (0.67%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.50%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.50%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.33%) Computacenter
13 2 (0.33%) Sybase
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + bonus, gym, pension.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum Good Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + good bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 23 days
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 44k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago