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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 618 534 419
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -115
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 296 373 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.35% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.37% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 272 343 587
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 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 22 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 -56 286 £45,000 +5.88% 20
London -5 160 £54,000 +13.68% 8
City of London +5 44 £54,500 +14.73% 3
South East -82 35 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Midlands +13 28 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South West -24 16 £29,000 -22.66%
Yorkshire -63 15 £40,000 +6.66% 2
North West -13 14 £32,500 -9.72% 2
West Yorkshire -47 13 £40,000 -
Surrey -1 12 £45,000 +17.64% 3
East Midlands -6 12 £35,000 +2.18%
Warwickshire +16 11 £40,000 -5.88%
Staffordshire -2 11 £37,500 -16.66%
Berkshire -7 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Cheshire -8 9 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Devon - 9 £29,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +7 8 £60,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire +8 7 £42,500 +25.00%
Leicester +12 6 £35,000 +4.47%
Huddersfield +10 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Leicestershire +7 6 £35,000 +4.47%
East of England -15 6 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Leeds -42 6 £38,750 -3.12%
Walsall - 6 £40,750 -
Northamptonshire -18 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Okehampton - 5 - -
Crewe +2 4 £32,500 -
Reading -4 4 £50,000 +47.05%
Milton Keynes -7 4 £42,500 +27.81%
Scotland -19 4 £40,000 +7.38%

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 701 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 500 (71.33%) SQL
3 464 (66.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 404 (57.63%) T-SQL
5 376 (53.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 320 (45.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 282 (40.23%) Business Intelligence
8 280 (39.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 259 (36.95%) Data Warehouse
10 246 (35.09%) .NET
11 231 (32.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 225 (32.10%) Microsoft
13 214 (30.53%) ETL
14 207 (29.53%) C#
15 150 (21.40%) Finance
16 132 (18.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 125 (17.83%) SQL Server 2005
18 120 (17.12%) ASP.NET
19 114 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
20 113 (16.12%) Performance Tuning
21 110 (15.69%) MS Excel
22 105 (14.98%) Data Modelling
23 89 (12.70%) OLAP
24 80 (11.41%) Banking
25 67 (9.56%) HTML
26 63 (8.99%) Oracle
27 61 (8.70%) JavaScript
28 59 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
29 58 (8.27%) XML
30 53 (7.56%) Web Services

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 41 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.28%) IIS
3 4 (0.57%) CMS
3 4 (0.57%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.43%) SAS
5 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.14%) Lync
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 110 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.99%) MS Office
3 12 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.43%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.71%) SaaS
4 4 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.71%) Intranet
2 2 (0.29%) Internet
2 2 (0.29%) SMS
3 1 (0.14%) HTTP
3 1 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 464 (66.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 376 (53.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 320 (45.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 280 (39.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 259 (36.95%) Data Warehouse
7 231 (32.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 132 (18.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 125 (17.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 89 (12.70%) OLAP
11 51 (7.28%) Relational Database
12 35 (4.99%) DTS
13 21 (3.00%) Data Mart
13 21 (3.00%) QlikView
14 18 (2.57%) OLTP
15 17 (2.43%) MySQL
16 16 (2.28%) Big Data
16 16 (2.28%) Oracle OLAP
16 16 (2.28%) BusinessObjects XI
17 15 (2.14%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 39 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 32 (4.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 30 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.00%) NuGet
5 5 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.29%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.14%) Expression Web
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) FrontPage
7 1 (0.14%) JIRA
General
1 150 (21.40%) Finance
2 80 (11.41%) Banking
3 50 (7.13%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.71%) Retail
5 26 (3.71%) Front Office
6 23 (3.28%) Marketing
7 15 (2.14%) Law
8 9 (1.28%) Advertising
9 8 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.14%) Billing
10 5 (0.71%) Publishing
10 5 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.57%) Legal
11 4 (0.57%) Games
11 4 (0.57%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.43%) Back Office
13 2 (0.29%) Automotive
13 2 (0.29%) International Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (35.09%) .NET
2 120 (17.12%) ASP.NET
3 67 (9.56%) HTML
4 58 (8.27%) XML
5 53 (7.56%) Web Services
6 47 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (6.70%) MDX
7 44 (6.28%) CSS
7 44 (6.28%) .NET Framework
8 36 (5.14%) WCF
9 24 (3.42%) jQuery
10 17 (2.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 14 (2.00%) WinForms
12 13 (1.85%) WPF
13 11 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (1.43%) Ajax
14 10 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 9 (1.28%) HTML5
15 9 (1.28%) NHibernate
16 8 (1.14%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.85%) Tandem
3 28 (3.99%) Replication
4 19 (2.71%) Data Integration
4 19 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.57%) Credit Risk
5 18 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.28%) BBC
7 15 (2.14%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.14%) Equities
7 15 (2.14%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.85%) Social Media
8 13 (1.85%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.71%) Data Extraction
10 10 (1.43%) Clustering
11 8 (1.14%) Market Risk
12 6 (0.86%) Derivative
13 5 (0.71%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.71%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.71%) Windows
2 9 (1.28%) UNIX
2 9 (1.28%) Linux
3 5 (0.71%) AIX
4 4 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.57%) Android
5 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (40.23%) Business Intelligence
2 214 (30.53%) ETL
3 114 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (16.12%) Performance Tuning
5 105 (14.98%) Data Modelling
6 43 (6.13%) MVC
7 37 (5.28%) Business Analysis
8 36 (5.14%) Scrum
9 33 (4.71%) Analytics
10 31 (4.42%) Kimball Methodology
11 30 (4.28%) Migration
12 29 (4.14%) E-Commerce
13 28 (3.99%) Asset Management
14 26 (3.71%) Dimensional Modelling
15 25 (3.57%) TDD
16 19 (2.71%) Data Migration
16 19 (2.71%) Software Engineering
16 19 (2.71%) OO
17 16 (2.28%) High Availability
18 15 (2.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 500 (71.33%) SQL
2 404 (57.63%) T-SQL
3 207 (29.53%) C#
4 61 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 45 (6.42%) VB.NET
6 25 (3.57%) VB
7 22 (3.14%) VBA
8 21 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.00%) Java
10 12 (1.71%) VB6
11 10 (1.43%) VBScript
12 8 (1.14%) PHP
13 7 (1.00%) Perl
14 5 (0.71%) C++
15 3 (0.43%) R
15 3 (0.43%) AWK
15 3 (0.43%) Python
16 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.14%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 59 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (4.85%) Degree
3 16 (2.28%) MCAD
4 7 (1.00%) MCITP
4 7 (1.00%) MCTS
5 5 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.29%) MCSE
7 1 (0.14%) HNC
7 1 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.29%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 225 (32.10%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.99%) Oracle
3 42 (5.99%) Business Objects
4 20 (2.85%) Tableau
4 20 (2.85%) Facebook
5 18 (2.57%) Cognos
6 15 (2.14%) Sybase
7 13 (1.85%) Yahoo!
7 13 (1.85%) Google
7 13 (1.85%) Apple
7 13 (1.85%) Sony
8 9 (1.28%) Red Gate
8 9 (1.28%) Bloomberg
9 7 (1.00%) Percona
9 7 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.71%) SAP
11 4 (0.57%) FactSet
11 4 (0.57%) Akamai
11 4 (0.57%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.57%) EPiServer
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £53000 - £56000 per annum + FS benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Godalming
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Phonetic Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
JW Consulting
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Port Sunlight, Liverpool or Kingston, London
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £28900 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago