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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 672 504 426
Rank change year-on-year
-168 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 230 446 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.43% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 206 422 576
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +11.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -172 214 £45,000 -2.17% 24
London -78 122 £54,500 +9.00% 9
City of London +26 41 £55,250 -7.91% 1
South East -64 24 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire -30 19 £40,000 +3.22%
South West +7 15 £42,500 +27.81% 6
West Midlands -15 15 £40,000 - 2
Scotland +9 11 £47,500 +2.15%
West Yorkshire -8 11 £40,000 +30.08%
East of England -29 10 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Leeds +2 9 £42,500 +54.54%
Surrey -5 9 £50,000 +14.28%
Wiltshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -20 7 £30,000 -33.33%
Aberdeen - 7 £50,000 -
Swindon - 7 £45,000 -
Bristol +10 6 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Warwickshire -2 6 £40,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £31,250 -
East Midlands +27 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Staffordshire +6 5 £57,500 +53.33%
Brighton -15 4 £45,000 -2.70%
East Sussex -17 4 £45,000 -2.70%
Hampshire -32 4 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Kent -43 4 £28,000 -41.05%
Harrow - 4 £39,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +9 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Nottingham +8 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Sheffield -17 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Portsmouth -19 3 £27,500 +37.50% 2

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 535 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 423 (79.07%) SQL
3 345 (64.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 340 (63.55%) T-SQL
5 313 (58.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 232 (43.36%) Business Intelligence
7 231 (43.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 221 (41.31%) Data Warehouse
9 219 (40.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 194 (36.26%) .NET
11 186 (34.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 175 (32.71%) C#
13 155 (28.97%) ETL
14 147 (27.48%) Microsoft
15 135 (25.23%) Finance
16 89 (16.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 85 (15.89%) Performance Tuning
18 84 (15.70%) ASP.NET
19 78 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
20 74 (13.83%) SQL Server 2005
21 61 (11.40%) MS Excel
22 58 (10.84%) Banking
23 50 (9.35%) Oracle
23 50 (9.35%) VB.NET
24 45 (8.41%) Relational Database
25 44 (8.22%) Data Modelling
25 44 (8.22%) HTML
26 42 (7.85%) OLAP
27 41 (7.66%) Degree
27 41 (7.66%) JavaScript

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.50%) IIS
3 7 (1.31%) CMS
4 5 (0.93%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (0.75%) SAS
6 3 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.37%) Node.js
7 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.19%) Lync
8 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 61 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.06%) MS Office
3 7 (1.31%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.12%) SaaS
3 5 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.93%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.12%) Internet
2 5 (0.93%) HTTP
2 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.93%) DNS
3 2 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 345 (64.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 313 (58.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 231 (43.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 221 (41.31%) Data Warehouse
6 219 (40.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 186 (34.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 89 (16.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 74 (13.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 45 (8.41%) Relational Database
11 42 (7.85%) OLAP
12 28 (5.23%) OLAP Cube
13 24 (4.49%) Data Mart
14 19 (3.55%) QlikView
15 15 (2.80%) DTS
16 13 (2.43%) MS Access
16 13 (2.43%) OLTP
16 13 (2.43%) Big Data
17 11 (2.06%) MySQL
18 10 (1.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (5.05%) Visual Studio
2 24 (4.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 19 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.56%) JIRA
5 2 (0.37%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) FrontPage
6 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.19%) Expression Web
6 1 (0.19%) NuGet
General
1 135 (25.23%) Finance
2 58 (10.84%) Banking
3 30 (5.61%) Marketing
4 28 (5.23%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.93%) Retail
6 14 (2.62%) Front Office
7 10 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.50%) Law
9 7 (1.31%) Legal
9 7 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.31%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.12%) Advertising
11 4 (0.75%) Billing
12 3 (0.56%) Games
12 3 (0.56%) Electronics
13 2 (0.37%) Back Office
13 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 2 (0.37%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (36.26%) .NET
2 84 (15.70%) ASP.NET
3 44 (8.22%) HTML
4 38 (7.10%) XML
5 35 (6.54%) Web Services
6 32 (5.98%) MDX
7 28 (5.23%) .NET Framework
8 26 (4.86%) CSS
9 24 (4.49%) WCF
9 24 (4.49%) jQuery
10 20 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (1.87%) WinForms
12 9 (1.68%) WPF
13 8 (1.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 4 (0.75%) JSON
15 4 (0.75%) XSLT
16 3 (0.56%) Ajax
16 3 (0.56%) NHibernate
16 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.98%) BBC
3 27 (5.05%) Social Media
4 18 (3.36%) Data Integration
4 18 (3.36%) Tandem
5 14 (2.62%) Replication
6 12 (2.24%) Equities
6 12 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.24%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.24%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.06%) Clustering
8 9 (1.68%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.31%) Social Network
11 6 (1.12%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.93%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.93%) iPhone
13 4 (0.75%) Data Extraction
13 4 (0.75%) Derivative
14 3 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.49%) Windows
2 14 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (2.24%) Linux
4 8 (1.50%) UNIX
5 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.93%) Android
6 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) SUSE
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (43.36%) Business Intelligence
2 155 (28.97%) ETL
3 85 (15.89%) Performance Tuning
4 78 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (8.22%) Data Modelling
6 31 (5.79%) Analytics
7 30 (5.61%) Migration
8 27 (5.05%) Kimball Methodology
9 24 (4.49%) MVC
10 22 (4.11%) Dimensional Modelling
11 18 (3.36%) Asset Management
12 17 (3.18%) E-Commerce
13 15 (2.80%) Scrum
14 14 (2.62%) Data Migration
14 14 (2.62%) High Availability
15 13 (2.43%) TDD
15 13 (2.43%) ERP
16 12 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (2.24%) Mentoring
17 11 (2.06%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 423 (79.07%) SQL
2 340 (63.55%) T-SQL
3 175 (32.71%) C#
4 50 (9.35%) VB.NET
5 41 (7.66%) JavaScript
6 28 (5.23%) VB
7 26 (4.86%) PL/SQL
8 20 (3.74%) VBA
9 14 (2.62%) Java
10 11 (2.06%) VB6
11 6 (1.12%) Perl
12 5 (0.93%) PHP
12 5 (0.93%) VBScript
12 5 (0.93%) C++
13 4 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.75%) R
14 3 (0.56%) Python
15 2 (0.37%) XQuery
15 2 (0.37%) C
15 2 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 41 (7.66%) Degree
2 28 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.24%) MCITP
4 9 (1.68%) MCSE
4 9 (1.68%) MCTS
5 4 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.37%) MCAD
7 2 (0.37%) HNC
7 2 (0.37%) HND
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.93%) QA
2 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) GAMP
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 147 (27.48%) Microsoft
2 50 (9.35%) Oracle
3 40 (7.48%) Facebook
4 27 (5.05%) Yahoo!
4 27 (5.05%) Google
4 27 (5.05%) Apple
4 27 (5.05%) Sony
5 21 (3.93%) Business Objects
6 20 (3.74%) Tableau
7 13 (2.43%) Cognos
8 10 (1.87%) SAP
9 8 (1.50%) Red Gate
10 7 (1.31%) Twitter
11 6 (1.12%) Informatica
11 6 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.93%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.93%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.93%) Akamai
13 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
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