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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 329 345 250
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -95
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 934 914 1275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.86% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.89% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 814 853 1184
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 2016. 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 +20 892 £45,000 - 94
London +23 411 £53,500 +7.00% 36
Yorkshire +65 152 £42,500 +13.33% 19
South East -22 131 £42,500 +6.25% 15
West Yorkshire +72 123 £45,000 -14.28% 12
Leeds +62 102 £42,500 -19.04% 9
City of London -1 50 £55,000 +10.00% 10
East Midlands -11 49 £36,000 -10.00% 5
West Midlands -31 47 £36,000 -4.00% 6
East of England -16 40 £42,500 +21.42% 1
South West -10 33 £37,500 - 3
Nottinghamshire +2 26 £38,500 +28.33% 2
Nottingham -3 26 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Berkshire +1 23 £40,000 -
North West +17 22 £40,000 - 8
Oxfordshire -4 21 £35,000 -16.66% 3
Scotland +9 19 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Essex -5 17 £45,000 +5.88%
Surrey -12 17 £50,000 +11.11%
Bradford +12 16 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Staffordshire +11 16 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Sheffield +13 15 £40,000 +33.33% 3
South Yorkshire +12 15 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Hampshire +4 15 £42,500 +41.66% 3
West Sussex -1 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Oxford -1 15 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Birmingham -38 15 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Edinburgh +15 14 £34,250 -8.66% 1
East Sussex +11 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Kent +3 14 £47,500 +18.75% 2

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2047 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1314 (64.19%) SQL
3 1141 (55.74%) C#
4 1114 (54.42%) .NET
5 971 (47.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 826 (40.35%) T-SQL
7 758 (37.03%) Microsoft
8 755 (36.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 708 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
10 668 (32.63%) ASP.NET
11 620 (30.29%) JavaScript
12 618 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
13 564 (27.55%) MVC
14 559 (27.31%) Finance
15 554 (27.06%) HTML
16 528 (25.79%) Data Warehouse
17 513 (25.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 478 (23.35%) CSS
19 463 (22.62%) SQL Server 2008
20 407 (19.88%) ETL
21 383 (18.71%) SQL Server 2012
22 343 (16.76%) .NET Framework
23 320 (15.63%) MS Excel
24 310 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
25 296 (14.46%) XML
26 295 (14.41%) WCF
27 270 (13.19%) jQuery
28 246 (12.02%) Visual Studio
29 245 (11.97%) TDD
30 239 (11.68%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 92 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 79 (3.86%) IIS
3 40 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
3 40 (1.95%) CMS
4 33 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 24 (1.17%) Umbraco
6 22 (1.07%) Node.js
7 9 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.39%) SAS
8 8 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.29%) Apache
11 5 (0.24%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.24%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.20%) Kentico
13 2 (0.098%) Confluence
13 2 (0.098%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.049%) Liferay
14 1 (0.049%) WordPress
Applications
1 320 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.22%) MS Office
3 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.049%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.39%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.24%) FastStats
5 5 (0.24%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 4 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 98 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (1.37%) SaaS
3 21 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.59%) Office 365
5 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.29%) GitHub
7 5 (0.24%) Trello
8 2 (0.098%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.049%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.98%) Internet
2 17 (0.83%) HTTP
3 14 (0.68%) FTP
4 13 (0.64%) SMPP
4 13 (0.64%) SMTP
5 9 (0.44%) Intranet
6 3 (0.15%) Broadband
6 3 (0.15%) DNS
6 3 (0.15%) Skype
6 3 (0.15%) SSL
6 3 (0.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.049%) CTI
7 1 (0.049%) LAN
7 1 (0.049%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.049%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2047 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 971 (47.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 755 (36.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 528 (25.79%) Data Warehouse
5 513 (25.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 463 (22.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 383 (18.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 206 (10.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 198 (9.67%) Relational Database
10 139 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 119 (5.81%) RDBMS
12 116 (5.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 94 (4.59%) OLAP
14 55 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
15 52 (2.54%) OLAP Cube
16 51 (2.49%) Pentaho
17 50 (2.44%) QlikView
18 48 (2.34%) SAP Data Services
19 43 (2.10%) MySQL
20 42 (2.05%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 246 (12.02%) Visual Studio
2 239 (11.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 115 (5.62%) Subversion
4 68 (3.32%) Git (software)
5 44 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 37 (1.81%) MSTest
7 34 (1.66%) NUnit
7 34 (1.66%) ReSharper
8 31 (1.51%) Selenium
9 30 (1.47%) Plastic SCM
9 30 (1.47%) SpecFlow
10 24 (1.17%) MSBuild
11 19 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 19 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
12 18 (0.88%) SoapUI
13 12 (0.59%) NuGet
14 10 (0.49%) Moq
14 10 (0.49%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.39%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 559 (27.31%) Finance
2 130 (6.35%) Banking
3 101 (4.93%) Marketing
4 84 (4.10%) Retail
5 73 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 69 (3.37%) Legal
7 57 (2.78%) Front Office
8 54 (2.64%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.76%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.27%) Games
11 24 (1.17%) Advertising
12 21 (1.03%) Back Office
13 18 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.88%) Publishing
14 15 (0.73%) Law
15 7 (0.34%) Electronics
15 7 (0.34%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.15%) French Language
16 3 (0.15%) German Language
17 2 (0.098%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1114 (54.42%) .NET
2 668 (32.63%) ASP.NET
3 554 (27.06%) HTML
4 478 (23.35%) CSS
5 343 (16.76%) .NET Framework
6 310 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 296 (14.46%) XML
8 295 (14.41%) WCF
9 270 (13.19%) jQuery
10 210 (10.26%) Web Services
11 161 (7.87%) Entity Framework
12 157 (7.67%) Ajax
13 155 (7.57%) HTML5
14 141 (6.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 118 (5.76%) AngularJS
16 110 (5.37%) WPF
17 86 (4.20%) LINQ
18 85 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 77 (3.76%) WinForms
20 75 (3.66%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 131 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (4.69%) Data Integration
3 62 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 50 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 48 (2.34%) Visualisation
6 38 (1.86%) Client/Server
6 38 (1.86%) Equities
7 35 (1.71%) Statistics
8 34 (1.66%) Social Media
9 33 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 29 (1.42%) BBC
11 27 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 27 (1.32%) Replication
12 26 (1.27%) Algorithms
12 26 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.27%) Tandem
12 26 (1.27%) User Experience
13 23 (1.12%) Mathematics
14 20 (0.98%) Clustering
15 15 (0.73%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 157 (7.67%) Windows
2 31 (1.51%) Windows Server
3 28 (1.37%) Unix
4 15 (0.73%) Linux
4 15 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (0.59%) Android
5 12 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.098%) OS/390
8 2 (0.098%) zOS
9 1 (0.049%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
3 564 (27.55%) MVC
4 407 (19.88%) ETL
5 245 (11.97%) TDD
6 210 (10.26%) Scrum
7 169 (8.26%) SDLC
8 147 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
9 126 (6.16%) Web Development
10 123 (6.01%) Data Modelling
11 114 (5.57%) Unit Testing
12 106 (5.18%) OO
13 97 (4.74%) Software Engineering
14 90 (4.40%) E-Commerce
15 89 (4.35%) Asset Management
16 79 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (3.76%) Waterfall
18 75 (3.66%) ETL Development
19 74 (3.62%) Mentoring
20 67 (3.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1314 (64.19%) SQL
2 1141 (55.74%) C#
3 826 (40.35%) T-SQL
4 620 (30.29%) JavaScript
5 139 (6.79%) VB.NET
6 72 (3.52%) PowerShell
7 70 (3.42%) Java
8 59 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 50 (2.44%) VB
10 49 (2.39%) VBA
11 44 (2.15%) C++
12 36 (1.76%) PHP
12 36 (1.76%) R
13 33 (1.61%) Python
14 19 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 16 (0.78%) XPath
16 13 (0.64%) XQuery
17 12 (0.59%) VB6
18 11 (0.54%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.44%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 164 (8.01%) Degree
2 47 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.24%) MCDBA
3 5 (0.24%) MCP
3 5 (0.24%) MCSD
4 3 (0.15%) MCSE
5 2 (0.098%) MCAD
5 2 (0.098%) MCITP
6 1 (0.049%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.049%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.049%) MCSA
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.049%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.049%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.83%) QA
2 55 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.098%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.049%) XenApp
3 1 (0.049%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.049%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.15%) Control-M
4 1 (0.049%) Grafana
4 1 (0.049%) Kibana
4 1 (0.049%) logstash
4 1 (0.049%) SCCM
4 1 (0.049%) StatsD
4 1 (0.049%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 758 (37.03%) Microsoft
2 162 (7.91%) Oracle
3 69 (3.37%) Tableau
4 49 (2.39%) IBM
5 45 (2.20%) Facebook
6 40 (1.95%) Google
7 39 (1.91%) Trillium
8 30 (1.47%) Apple
9 29 (1.42%) Sony
9 29 (1.42%) Yahoo!
10 24 (1.17%) SAP
11 22 (1.07%) Cognos
12 20 (0.98%) Remedy
13 19 (0.93%) Informatica
13 19 (0.93%) Talend
14 17 (0.83%) Splunk
15 14 (0.68%) Red Gate
16 13 (0.64%) Lotus
17 11 (0.54%) Xamarin
18 9 (0.44%) Sybase
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Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + long list of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £49,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
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Salary: Competitive salary
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits & pension
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York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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South West London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago