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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 618 567 534
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 280 394 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 257 344 355
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,750 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
101925 112965 102678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.63% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 83823 92812 85368
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -56 264 £45,000 +5.88% 35
London +15 123 £52,500 +5.00% 15
South East -30 58 £35,000 -22.22% 4
City of London +34 40 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East of England +22 27 £55,000 +22.22%
Yorkshire -9 20 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West -3 15 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Buckinghamshire -18 15 £35,000 -22.22%
Milton Keynes - 12 £34,500 -
Brighton +23 11 £40,000 -20.00%
East Sussex +14 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Hampshire +12 11 £45,000 +28.57% 2
West Yorkshire -5 11 £34,500 -27.36% 1
Leeds +6 10 £34,000 -28.42%
East Midlands +5 10 £40,750 +5.84% 1
Norfolk - 10 £42,500 -
Norwich - 10 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 9 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £55,000 -
Winchester - 8 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 8 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 8 £42,500 -
North West 0 7 £35,000 -9.09% 9
Kent -13 7 £27,000 -41.62%
South Yorkshire 0 6 £47,500 +46.15%
Sheffield 0 6 £47,500 +46.15%
Bristol -7 6 £45,500 -4.21% 3
Berkshire -23 6 £54,250 +35.62% 1
Newport Pagnell - 6 £35,000 -
Olney - 6 £35,000 -

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 463 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 395 (85.31%) SQL
3 306 (66.09%) T-SQL
4 288 (62.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 284 (61.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 224 (48.38%) Business Intelligence
7 217 (46.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 199 (42.98%) Data Warehouse
9 187 (40.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 154 (33.26%) .NET
11 148 (31.97%) Microsoft
11 148 (31.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 123 (26.57%) ETL
13 120 (25.92%) C#
13 120 (25.92%) Finance
14 108 (23.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 105 (22.68%) Performance Tuning
16 93 (20.09%) MS Excel
17 69 (14.90%) ASP.NET
18 67 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
19 59 (12.74%) Relational Database
20 54 (11.66%) SQL Server 2005
21 42 (9.07%) Big Data
22 40 (8.64%) Banking
23 39 (8.42%) QA
24 37 (7.99%) Data Modelling
25 36 (7.78%) Degree
26 34 (7.34%) JavaScript
26 34 (7.34%) MVC
27 33 (7.13%) Windows

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 8 (1.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.51%) IIS
3 5 (1.08%) SAS
4 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.22%) Apache
5 1 (0.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 93 (20.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.59%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Summit
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) PORTIA
4 1 (0.22%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.46%) SaaS
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.43%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.67%) Internet
2 5 (1.08%) HTTP
3 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.22%) SAN
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 288 (62.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 284 (61.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 217 (46.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 199 (42.98%) Data Warehouse
6 187 (40.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 148 (31.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 108 (23.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 59 (12.74%) Relational Database
10 54 (11.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 42 (9.07%) Big Data
12 23 (4.97%) NoSQL
13 21 (4.54%) OLAP
14 19 (4.10%) SQL CLR
15 17 (3.67%) QlikView
16 14 (3.02%) MySQL
17 13 (2.81%) Oracle Database
17 13 (2.81%) OLAP Cube
18 11 (2.38%) Data Mart
18 11 (2.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (3.02%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.73%) Subversion
4 5 (1.08%) JIRA
4 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.65%) FrontPage
5 3 (0.65%) ERwin
5 3 (0.65%) Expression Web
5 3 (0.65%) FishEye
6 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.22%) Toad
6 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.22%) MSTest
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 120 (25.92%) Finance
2 40 (8.64%) Banking
3 24 (5.18%) Marketing
4 21 (4.54%) Retail
5 18 (3.89%) Front Office
6 17 (3.67%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.59%) Legal
8 11 (2.38%) Games
9 10 (2.16%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.51%) French Language
10 7 (1.51%) German Language
11 3 (0.65%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) Electronics
12 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (33.26%) .NET
2 69 (14.90%) ASP.NET
3 30 (6.48%) MDX
4 27 (5.83%) CSS
4 27 (5.83%) jQuery
5 25 (5.40%) XML
6 24 (5.18%) HTML
7 22 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (3.24%) WCF
9 14 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (2.81%) Web Services
11 9 (1.94%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.94%) Ajax
12 8 (1.73%) XSLT
13 6 (1.30%) WPF
13 6 (1.30%) Backbone.js
14 5 (1.08%) JSON
14 5 (1.08%) HTML5
14 5 (1.08%) Razor View Engine
15 4 (0.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.70%) Clustering
2 29 (6.26%) Replication
3 22 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.54%) Data Integration
5 18 (3.89%) Hedge funds
6 17 (3.67%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.81%) Derivative
8 12 (2.59%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.59%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.16%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.94%) Streaming Music
11 9 (1.94%) iPhone
12 8 (1.73%) Social Network
12 8 (1.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 6 (1.30%) Social Media
13 6 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.30%) BBC
14 5 (1.08%) Equities
14 5 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.13%) Windows
2 19 (4.10%) Android
3 13 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.73%) Linux
6 6 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.65%) UNIX
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (48.38%) Business Intelligence
2 123 (26.57%) ETL
3 105 (22.68%) Performance Tuning
4 67 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (7.99%) Data Modelling
6 34 (7.34%) MVC
7 32 (6.91%) Analytics
8 27 (5.83%) Kimball Methodology
9 26 (5.62%) Migration
10 21 (4.54%) Data Transformation
10 21 (4.54%) Software Engineering
11 20 (4.32%) Data Management
11 20 (4.32%) Data Migration
11 20 (4.32%) SDLC
12 19 (4.10%) Scrum
12 19 (4.10%) Data Analysis
13 16 (3.46%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (3.02%) Unit Testing
14 14 (3.02%) Dimensional Modelling
14 14 (3.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 395 (85.31%) SQL
2 306 (66.09%) T-SQL
3 120 (25.92%) C#
4 34 (7.34%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.83%) VB.NET
6 21 (4.54%) Java
7 13 (2.81%) VBA
8 10 (2.16%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.73%) VB
11 7 (1.51%) Python
12 6 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.30%) Ruby
12 6 (1.30%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.86%) C
13 4 (0.86%) Perl
13 4 (0.86%) PHP
14 3 (0.65%) Groovy
15 2 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (7.78%) Degree
2 31 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.16%) MCTS
3 10 (2.16%) MCITP
4 6 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.08%) HNC
5 5 (1.08%) HND
6 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) MCAD
8 1 (0.22%) MCPD
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) MCSE
8 1 (0.22%) MCSA
8 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.42%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.22%) SCCM
2 1 (0.22%) SCOM
2 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 148 (31.97%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.05%) Business Objects
3 19 (4.10%) Oracle
4 16 (3.46%) Google
5 14 (3.02%) Red Gate
5 14 (3.02%) Facebook
6 8 (1.73%) Twitter
6 8 (1.73%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (1.51%) IBM
7 7 (1.51%) Tableau
8 6 (1.30%) Sony
8 6 (1.30%) Apple
8 6 (1.30%) Yahoo!
9 5 (1.08%) VMware
9 5 (1.08%) Sybase
10 4 (0.86%) Alteryx
10 4 (0.86%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.86%) Cognos
11 3 (0.65%) Informatica
12 2 (0.43%) SAP
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