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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 571 523 419
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -104
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 357 381 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.38% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 324 350 577
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
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

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 21 August 2014 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 21 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -36 344 £47,500 +18.75% 35
London +11 196 £55,000 +22.22% 14
City of London +8 67 £62,500 +56.25% 8
South East -67 50 £42,500 +13.33% 6
West Midlands +2 25 £40,000 -13.51% 4
Yorkshire -58 22 £40,000 +10.34% 3
West Yorkshire -36 16 £47,500 +18.75% 2
North West -10 15 £32,500 -7.14% 3
East Midlands -4 14 £35,000 - 1
East of England -31 13 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Staffordshire -4 11 £35,000 -33.33%
Surrey -6 11 £42,500 -1.16%
Leeds -49 11 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Leicester +2 10 £35,000 +2.18% 1
Leicestershire 0 10 £35,000 +2.18% 1
Cheshire -6 10 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Berkshire -3 9 £42,500 -5.55% 2
South West -27 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +10 8 £60,000 +33.33%
Scotland -12 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Kent -16 8 £47,500 +11.11%
Bracknell +1 6 £42,500 -15.00%
North Yorkshire -16 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Warwickshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Suffolk - 6 £40,000 - 2
Crewe - 6 £32,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £40,000 - 2
West Sussex -14 5 £28,000 -37.77% 1
Walsall - 5 £42,500 - 3

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 735 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 518 (70.48%) SQL
3 485 (65.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 414 (56.33%) T-SQL
5 399 (54.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 344 (46.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 293 (39.86%) Business Intelligence
8 288 (39.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 269 (36.60%) .NET
10 256 (34.83%) Data Warehouse
11 255 (34.69%) Microsoft
12 232 (31.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 218 (29.66%) ETL
14 215 (29.25%) C#
15 166 (22.59%) Finance
16 145 (19.73%) SQL Server 2005
17 144 (19.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 138 (18.78%) MS Excel
19 136 (18.50%) Performance Tuning
20 128 (17.41%) ASP.NET
21 116 (15.78%) Data Modelling
22 90 (12.24%) OLAP
23 85 (11.56%) Banking
24 75 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
25 73 (9.93%) HTML
26 68 (9.25%) JavaScript
27 67 (9.12%) XML
28 65 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
29 63 (8.57%) Oracle
30 57 (7.76%) Web Services

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 43 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.77%) IIS
3 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.14%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (0.14%) Lync
4 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.14%) SAS
4 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.14%) CMS
4 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 138 (18.78%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.81%) MS Office
3 14 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.54%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.14%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.68%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.14%) Office 365
5 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.95%) Intranet
2 4 (0.54%) Internet
3 2 (0.27%) SMS
3 2 (0.27%) SAN
4 1 (0.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 735 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 485 (65.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 399 (54.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 344 (46.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 288 (39.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 256 (34.83%) Data Warehouse
7 232 (31.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 145 (19.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 144 (19.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 90 (12.24%) OLAP
11 54 (7.35%) Relational Database
12 37 (5.03%) DTS
13 23 (3.13%) MySQL
14 22 (2.99%) Big Data
15 20 (2.72%) OLTP
16 19 (2.59%) QlikView
16 19 (2.59%) BusinessObjects XI
17 18 (2.45%) Hadoop
17 18 (2.45%) SQL CLR
18 17 (2.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 46 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (5.99%) Visual Studio
3 30 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.95%) NuGet
6 5 (0.68%) Subversion
7 2 (0.27%) JIRA
7 2 (0.27%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.14%) Expression Web
8 1 (0.14%) FrontPage
8 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 166 (22.59%) Finance
2 85 (11.56%) Banking
3 51 (6.94%) Investment Banking
4 37 (5.03%) Retail
5 26 (3.54%) Front Office
6 22 (2.99%) Marketing
7 17 (2.31%) Law
8 10 (1.36%) Advertising
9 8 (1.09%) Billing
9 8 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.68%) Publishing
10 5 (0.68%) Games
10 5 (0.68%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.54%) Legal
12 3 (0.41%) Back Office
13 2 (0.27%) Automotive
13 2 (0.27%) International Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (36.60%) .NET
2 128 (17.41%) ASP.NET
3 73 (9.93%) HTML
4 67 (9.12%) XML
5 57 (7.76%) Web Services
6 53 (7.21%) CSS
7 51 (6.94%) .NET Framework
8 48 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (6.39%) MDX
10 33 (4.49%) WCF
11 20 (2.72%) jQuery
12 17 (2.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (2.31%) WinForms
13 15 (2.04%) WPF
14 11 (1.50%) Ajax
15 10 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 9 (1.22%) HTML5
16 9 (1.22%) NHibernate
17 8 (1.09%) WF
17 8 (1.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.53%) Tandem
2 38 (5.17%) Replication
3 21 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 21 (2.86%) Credit Risk
3 21 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 19 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.45%) Fixed Income
6 17 (2.31%) Equities
7 15 (2.04%) N-Tier
8 13 (1.77%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.63%) Data Extraction
9 12 (1.63%) Clustering
10 11 (1.50%) BBC
11 9 (1.22%) Social Media
12 8 (1.09%) Market Risk
13 7 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.95%) Derivative
14 5 (0.68%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.54%) Statistics
15 4 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.49%) Windows
2 12 (1.63%) UNIX
3 11 (1.50%) Linux
4 5 (0.68%) AIX
5 4 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.54%) Android
6 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (39.86%) Business Intelligence
2 218 (29.66%) ETL
3 136 (18.50%) Performance Tuning
4 116 (15.78%) Data Modelling
5 75 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (6.39%) MVC
7 40 (5.44%) Business Analysis
8 38 (5.17%) Scrum
9 35 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 35 (4.76%) Analytics
10 32 (4.35%) Migration
11 28 (3.81%) Asset Management
12 27 (3.67%) TDD
12 27 (3.67%) Software Engineering
13 24 (3.27%) Kimball Methodology
14 22 (2.99%) Dimensional Modelling
14 22 (2.99%) Data Migration
14 22 (2.99%) OO
15 18 (2.45%) Software Architecture
15 18 (2.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 518 (70.48%) SQL
2 414 (56.33%) T-SQL
3 215 (29.25%) C#
4 68 (9.25%) JavaScript
5 56 (7.62%) VB.NET
6 29 (3.95%) VB
7 19 (2.59%) VBA
8 16 (2.18%) Java
9 15 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.63%) VB6
11 11 (1.50%) VBScript
12 8 (1.09%) PHP
13 7 (0.95%) Perl
13 7 (0.95%) Python
14 4 (0.54%) C++
15 3 (0.41%) R
15 3 (0.41%) AWK
16 1 (0.14%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 65 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (5.17%) Degree
3 18 (2.45%) MCAD
4 10 (1.36%) MCITP
5 8 (1.09%) MCTS
6 6 (0.82%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.54%) HNC
7 4 (0.54%) HND
8 2 (0.27%) MCP
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) MCSE
9 1 (0.14%) MCSA
9 1 (0.14%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.27%) SLA
1 2 (0.27%) QA
1 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.14%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 255 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.57%) Oracle
3 46 (6.26%) Business Objects
4 18 (2.45%) Sybase
4 18 (2.45%) Cognos
5 16 (2.18%) Tableau
6 15 (2.04%) Facebook
7 14 (1.90%) Red Gate
8 10 (1.36%) Percona
8 10 (1.36%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.22%) Apple
9 9 (1.22%) Sony
9 9 (1.22%) Yahoo!
9 9 (1.22%) Google
10 5 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.68%) Reuters
10 5 (0.68%) FactSet
11 4 (0.54%) Remedy
12 3 (0.41%) thinkFolio
13 2 (0.27%) SAP
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Port Sunlight, Liverpool or Kingston, London
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bomus + Holidays + Gd Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, staff discount, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Generous FS Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago