The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 549 530 397
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -133
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 364 376 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.35% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.37% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 326 344 606
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 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -54 350 £45,750 +14.37% 26
London -1 180 £60,000 +33.33% 15
South East -32 69 £45,000 +28.57%
City of London +7 66 £62,500 +38.88% 5
Yorkshire -27 28 £42,500 +13.33% 3
West Midlands +14 26 £40,000 -15.78% 1
West Yorkshire -47 18 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £45,000 -10.00%
East Midlands -7 16 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Kent +2 13 £45,000 +11.11%
Surrey -5 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Leeds -38 13 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Berkshire +4 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Leicestershire +3 12 £35,000 +4.47% 1
North West 0 12 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Leicester +5 11 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Oxfordshire +4 10 £45,000 +32.35%
Staffordshire -4 10 £35,000 -33.33%
East of England -36 10 £43,750 +12.90% 3
North Yorkshire -7 9 £35,000 +16.66%
South West -31 9 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Cheshire +2 8 £32,500 -18.75%
Scotland -9 8 £37,500 +36.36%
Bracknell +7 7 £42,500 -15.00%
York +1 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Stoke-on-Trent 0 6 £60,000 +26.31%
West Sussex -8 6 £28,000 -37.77%
Hampshire -34 6 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £37,500 -
Westminster - 6 £50,000 -

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 753 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 524 (69.59%) SQL
3 489 (64.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 422 (56.04%) T-SQL
5 404 (53.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 351 (46.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 294 (39.04%) Business Intelligence
8 291 (38.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 281 (37.32%) .NET
10 271 (35.99%) Microsoft
11 251 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
12 228 (30.28%) C#
13 223 (29.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 208 (27.62%) ETL
15 167 (22.18%) Finance
16 162 (21.51%) Performance Tuning
17 155 (20.58%) SQL Server 2005
18 154 (20.45%) MS Excel
19 140 (18.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 136 (18.06%) ASP.NET
21 124 (16.47%) Data Modelling
22 87 (11.55%) OLAP
23 83 (11.02%) Banking
24 80 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
25 78 (10.36%) HTML
26 77 (10.23%) XML
27 70 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
28 66 (8.76%) JavaScript
29 65 (8.63%) Oracle
30 58 (7.70%) VB.NET

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 50 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.99%) IIS
3 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.13%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (0.13%) Lync
4 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.13%) SAS
4 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 154 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.98%) MS Office
3 14 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.53%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.27%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.66%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
5 1 (0.13%) Trello
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.93%) Intranet
2 6 (0.80%) Internet
3 3 (0.40%) SAN
4 2 (0.27%) SMS
5 1 (0.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 753 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 489 (64.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 404 (53.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 351 (46.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 291 (38.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 251 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 223 (29.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 155 (20.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 140 (18.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 87 (11.55%) OLAP
11 56 (7.44%) Relational Database
12 35 (4.65%) DTS
13 26 (3.45%) MySQL
13 26 (3.45%) Big Data
14 22 (2.92%) SQL CLR
15 21 (2.79%) OLTP
16 20 (2.66%) RDBMS
16 20 (2.66%) Hadoop
16 20 (2.66%) BusinessObjects XI
17 17 (2.26%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 49 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (6.24%) Visual Studio
3 24 (3.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (1.06%) Subversion
6 7 (0.93%) NuGet
7 2 (0.27%) JIRA
7 2 (0.27%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.13%) Expression Web
8 1 (0.13%) Toad
8 1 (0.13%) FrontPage
General
1 167 (22.18%) Finance
2 83 (11.02%) Banking
3 48 (6.37%) Investment Banking
4 40 (5.31%) Retail
5 21 (2.79%) Marketing
5 21 (2.79%) Front Office
6 19 (2.52%) Law
7 10 (1.33%) Advertising
8 9 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.80%) Publishing
9 6 (0.80%) Legal
9 6 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.80%) Back Office
9 6 (0.80%) Music Industry
10 5 (0.66%) Billing
10 5 (0.66%) Games
11 2 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.13%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (37.32%) .NET
2 136 (18.06%) ASP.NET
3 78 (10.36%) HTML
4 77 (10.23%) XML
5 57 (7.57%) Web Services
6 56 (7.44%) CSS
7 52 (6.91%) .NET Framework
8 49 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (6.37%) MDX
10 38 (5.05%) WCF
11 20 (2.66%) jQuery
12 18 (2.39%) WinForms
12 18 (2.39%) WPF
12 18 (2.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (1.86%) Ajax
14 12 (1.59%) Silverlight
15 10 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 9 (1.20%) HTML5
16 9 (1.20%) NHibernate
17 8 (1.06%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.91%) Tandem
2 48 (6.37%) Replication
3 24 (3.19%) Data Integration
4 23 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.66%) Credit Risk
6 18 (2.39%) Fixed Income
7 17 (2.26%) N-Tier
8 16 (2.12%) Clustering
8 16 (2.12%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.86%) Equities
9 14 (1.86%) Data Extraction
10 12 (1.59%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.33%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.06%) Derivative
12 8 (1.06%) Market Risk
13 7 (0.93%) BBC
14 6 (0.80%) Social Media
15 5 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.66%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.65%) Windows
2 10 (1.33%) UNIX
3 9 (1.20%) Linux
4 6 (0.80%) Android
5 5 (0.66%) AIX
6 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (39.04%) Business Intelligence
2 208 (27.62%) ETL
3 162 (21.51%) Performance Tuning
4 124 (16.47%) Data Modelling
5 80 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (7.04%) MVC
7 43 (5.71%) Scrum
8 41 (5.44%) Business Analysis
9 37 (4.91%) E-Commerce
10 31 (4.12%) Migration
10 31 (4.12%) Analytics
11 24 (3.19%) TDD
12 23 (3.05%) Software Engineering
12 23 (3.05%) High Availability
13 22 (2.92%) Data Migration
14 21 (2.79%) Asset Management
14 21 (2.79%) OO
15 20 (2.66%) Kimball Methodology
16 19 (2.52%) Dimensional Modelling
16 19 (2.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 524 (69.59%) SQL
2 422 (56.04%) T-SQL
3 228 (30.28%) C#
4 66 (8.76%) JavaScript
5 58 (7.70%) VB.NET
6 31 (4.12%) VB
7 21 (2.79%) VBA
8 15 (1.99%) Java
9 14 (1.86%) VB6
10 13 (1.73%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.46%) VBScript
12 8 (1.06%) PHP
13 7 (0.93%) Perl
13 7 (0.93%) Python
14 3 (0.40%) AWK
15 2 (0.27%) C++
16 1 (0.13%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.13%) XPath
16 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (5.44%) Degree
3 18 (2.39%) MCAD
4 15 (1.99%) MCITP
5 9 (1.20%) MCTS
6 6 (0.80%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.66%) HNC
7 5 (0.66%) HND
8 2 (0.27%) MCP
8 2 (0.27%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MCSA
9 1 (0.13%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.40%) QA
1 3 (0.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 271 (35.99%) Microsoft
2 65 (8.63%) Oracle
3 47 (6.24%) Business Objects
4 18 (2.39%) Sybase
4 18 (2.39%) Red Gate
5 16 (2.12%) Cognos
6 14 (1.86%) Tableau
7 10 (1.33%) Bloomberg
7 10 (1.33%) Percona
7 10 (1.33%) Facebook
8 6 (0.80%) Sony
8 6 (0.80%) Yahoo!
8 6 (0.80%) Google
8 6 (0.80%) Apple
9 5 (0.66%) FactSet
9 5 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.66%) Remedy
9 5 (0.66%) Reuters
10 3 (0.40%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.40%) SAP
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + generous benefits
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