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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 593 529 418
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -111
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 330 370 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.37% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 299 341 582
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 2 September 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 2 September 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
England -51 318 £47,500 +14.45% 38
London +18 184 £55,000 +18.91% 17
City of London +23 63 £62,500 +47.05% 11
South East -79 40 £42,500 +11.84% 9
West Midlands +12 28 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire -49 21 £40,000 +10.34% 3
West Yorkshire -26 16 £46,250 +19.35% 2
North West -15 15 £32,500 -17.72% 2
East Midlands +2 13 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Staffordshire -5 13 £36,250 -30.95%
Leeds -37 11 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Surrey -3 10 £43,750 +5.42% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £43,750 +2.94%
Cheshire -8 10 £32,500 -18.75%
South West -29 10 £40,000 +6.66%
Stoke-on-Trent +6 9 £60,000 +33.33%
Leicestershire +8 8 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Leicester +3 8 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Berkshire -11 8 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Scotland -12 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East of England -39 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Warwickshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Devon - 6 £29,000 -
Crewe - 6 £32,500 -
Bracknell 0 5 £42,500 -15.00%
North Yorkshire -13 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Walsall - 5 £42,500 - 2
Okehampton - 5 - -
Huddersfield +4 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Glasgow -7 4 £38,750 +43.51% 1

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 724 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 514 (70.99%) SQL
3 476 (65.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 409 (56.49%) T-SQL
5 390 (53.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 335 (46.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 290 (40.06%) Business Intelligence
8 286 (39.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 263 (36.33%) .NET
10 257 (35.50%) Data Warehouse
11 245 (33.84%) Microsoft
12 230 (31.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 218 (30.11%) ETL
14 216 (29.83%) C#
15 161 (22.24%) Finance
16 140 (19.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 139 (19.20%) SQL Server 2005
18 129 (17.82%) MS Excel
19 127 (17.54%) Performance Tuning
20 125 (17.27%) ASP.NET
21 114 (15.75%) Data Modelling
22 90 (12.43%) OLAP
23 86 (11.88%) Banking
24 71 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
24 71 (9.81%) HTML
25 66 (9.12%) JavaScript
26 65 (8.98%) XML
26 65 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
27 64 (8.84%) Oracle
28 57 (7.87%) Web Services

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 42 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.80%) IIS
3 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.28%) SAS
3 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.14%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (0.14%) Lync
4 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.14%) CMS
4 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 129 (17.82%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.01%) MS Office
3 14 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.14%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.69%) SaaS
4 2 (0.28%) 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 6 (0.83%) Intranet
2 3 (0.41%) Internet
3 2 (0.28%) SMS
3 2 (0.28%) SAN
4 1 (0.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 724 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 476 (65.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 390 (53.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 335 (46.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 286 (39.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 257 (35.50%) Data Warehouse
7 230 (31.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 140 (19.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 139 (19.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 90 (12.43%) OLAP
11 51 (7.04%) Relational Database
12 37 (5.11%) DTS
13 21 (2.90%) MySQL
14 20 (2.76%) OLTP
15 19 (2.62%) QlikView
15 19 (2.62%) Big Data
16 18 (2.49%) SQL CLR
16 18 (2.49%) BusinessObjects XI
17 17 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
18 16 (2.21%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 44 (6.08%) Visual Studio
2 41 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (4.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.97%) NuGet
6 4 (0.55%) Subversion
7 2 (0.28%) JIRA
7 2 (0.28%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.14%) Expression Web
8 1 (0.14%) FrontPage
8 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 161 (22.24%) Finance
2 86 (11.88%) Banking
3 52 (7.18%) Investment Banking
4 35 (4.83%) Retail
5 26 (3.59%) Front Office
6 23 (3.18%) Marketing
7 17 (2.35%) Law
8 9 (1.24%) Advertising
9 8 (1.10%) Billing
9 8 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.69%) Publishing
11 4 (0.55%) Games
11 4 (0.55%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.55%) Legal
12 3 (0.41%) Back Office
13 2 (0.28%) Automotive
13 2 (0.28%) International Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (36.33%) .NET
2 125 (17.27%) ASP.NET
3 71 (9.81%) HTML
4 65 (8.98%) XML
5 57 (7.87%) Web Services
6 51 (7.04%) CSS
7 48 (6.63%) .NET Framework
7 48 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (6.35%) MDX
9 36 (4.97%) WCF
10 20 (2.76%) jQuery
11 17 (2.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (2.35%) WinForms
12 15 (2.07%) WPF
13 11 (1.52%) Ajax
14 10 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 9 (1.24%) HTML5
15 9 (1.24%) NHibernate
16 8 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 8 (1.10%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.35%) Tandem
2 34 (4.70%) Replication
3 20 (2.76%) Computer Science
3 20 (2.76%) Credit Risk
3 20 (2.76%) Data Integration
4 19 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.49%) Fixed Income
6 16 (2.21%) Equities
7 13 (1.80%) Hedge funds
7 13 (1.80%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.66%) BBC
8 12 (1.66%) Data Extraction
9 10 (1.38%) Social Media
9 10 (1.38%) Clustering
10 8 (1.10%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.97%) Derivative
12 6 (0.83%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.69%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.55%) Statistics
14 4 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (4.14%) Windows
2 12 (1.66%) UNIX
3 11 (1.52%) Linux
4 5 (0.69%) AIX
5 4 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.55%) Android
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (40.06%) Business Intelligence
2 218 (30.11%) ETL
3 127 (17.54%) Performance Tuning
4 114 (15.75%) Data Modelling
5 71 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (6.08%) MVC
7 40 (5.52%) Business Analysis
8 38 (5.25%) Scrum
9 34 (4.70%) Analytics
10 33 (4.56%) Migration
10 33 (4.56%) E-Commerce
11 28 (3.87%) Asset Management
12 27 (3.73%) TDD
13 26 (3.59%) Kimball Methodology
14 25 (3.45%) Software Engineering
15 23 (3.18%) Dimensional Modelling
15 23 (3.18%) Data Migration
16 20 (2.76%) OO
17 18 (2.49%) High Availability
18 17 (2.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 514 (70.99%) SQL
2 409 (56.49%) T-SQL
3 216 (29.83%) C#
4 66 (9.12%) JavaScript
5 51 (7.04%) VB.NET
6 28 (3.87%) VB
7 20 (2.76%) VBA
8 17 (2.35%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.21%) Java
10 12 (1.66%) VB6
11 11 (1.52%) VBScript
12 8 (1.10%) PHP
13 7 (0.97%) Perl
14 6 (0.83%) Python
15 4 (0.55%) C++
16 3 (0.41%) R
16 3 (0.41%) AWK
17 1 (0.14%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 65 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (5.11%) Degree
3 18 (2.49%) MCAD
4 9 (1.24%) MCITP
5 8 (1.10%) MCTS
6 6 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.55%) HNC
7 4 (0.55%) HND
8 2 (0.28%) MCP
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.28%) SLA
2 2 (0.28%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 245 (33.84%) Microsoft
2 64 (8.84%) Oracle
3 45 (6.22%) Business Objects
4 19 (2.62%) Cognos
5 17 (2.35%) Sybase
6 16 (2.21%) Tableau
6 16 (2.21%) Facebook
7 13 (1.80%) Red Gate
8 10 (1.38%) Apple
8 10 (1.38%) Sony
8 10 (1.38%) Yahoo!
8 10 (1.38%) Google
9 9 (1.24%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.24%) Percona
10 5 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.55%) Reuters
11 4 (0.55%) Remedy
11 4 (0.55%) FactSet
12 3 (0.41%) SAP
12 3 (0.41%) thinkFolio
Surrey
JW Consulting
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Port Sunlight, Liverpool or Kingston, London
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £28900 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Royal Veterinary College
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus & full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago