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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 704 545 518
Rank change year-on-year
-159 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 189 387 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 178 349 372
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -148 185 £42,500 -5.55% 38
London -40 96 £52,500 +10.52% 19
South East -58 41 £35,000 -17.64% 5
City of London +10 32 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Yorkshire -16 16 £30,000 -14.28% 2
East Sussex -6 15 £38,500 -3.75%
Brighton -7 14 £33,000 -17.50%
East Midlands +27 13 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Leeds +9 13 £30,000 -35.13%
West Yorkshire -11 13 £30,000 -14.28%
Hampshire +8 11 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire +10 10 £42,500 -34.61%
Nottingham +3 10 £42,500 -34.61%
Milton Keynes +9 9 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 9 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Portsmouth - 9 £32,500 -
West Midlands -46 8 £32,500 -23.52% 3
North West +2 6 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Newport Pagnell - 6 £35,000 -
Evesham - 6 £32,500 -
Harrow - 6 £42,500 -
Olney - 6 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 6 £32,500 -
Manchester +9 5 £40,000 +3.89%
Leicester +19 3 £42,500 +10.38%
Leicestershire +17 3 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Southwark - 3 £50,000 -
Scotland +15 2 £48,500 +169.44% 1
North Yorkshire +11 2 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Beckenham -1 2 £48,000 +37.14%

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 414 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 352 (85.02%) SQL
3 284 (68.60%) T-SQL
4 261 (63.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 239 (57.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 185 (44.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 184 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
8 175 (42.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 170 (41.06%) Data Warehouse
10 150 (36.23%) .NET
11 134 (32.37%) C#
12 119 (28.74%) Finance
13 118 (28.50%) ETL
13 118 (28.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 109 (26.33%) Microsoft
15 93 (22.46%) Performance Tuning
16 75 (18.12%) ASP.NET
17 69 (16.67%) MS Excel
18 63 (15.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 58 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
20 54 (13.04%) Relational Database
21 51 (12.32%) SQL Server 2005
22 38 (9.18%) Banking
23 34 (8.21%) Migration
24 33 (7.97%) Degree
24 33 (7.97%) XML
25 31 (7.49%) Analytics
26 30 (7.25%) VB.NET
27 29 (7.00%) JavaScript
28 27 (6.52%) Marketing

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (2.17%) IIS
1 9 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.72%) CMS
3 2 (0.48%) Node.js
3 2 (0.48%) SAS
4 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.24%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 69 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.42%) MS Office
3 4 (0.97%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.48%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.69%) SaaS
2 3 (0.72%) PaaS
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.42%) Internet
2 6 (1.45%) HTTP
2 6 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.24%) SAN
3 1 (0.24%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 261 (63.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 239 (57.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 185 (44.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 175 (42.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 170 (41.06%) Data Warehouse
7 118 (28.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 63 (15.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 54 (13.04%) Relational Database
10 51 (12.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (5.80%) Big Data
12 19 (4.59%) NoSQL
12 19 (4.59%) OLAP
13 18 (4.35%) QlikView
14 14 (3.38%) DTS
14 14 (3.38%) OLAP Cube
15 10 (2.42%) SQL CLR
15 10 (2.42%) Data Mart
16 8 (1.93%) MySQL
16 8 (1.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (3.62%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.21%) JIRA
5 3 (0.72%) Expression Web
5 3 (0.72%) FishEye
5 3 (0.72%) ERwin
5 3 (0.72%) Subversion
5 3 (0.72%) FrontPage
6 1 (0.24%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.24%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.24%) Toad
6 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
General
1 119 (28.74%) Finance
2 38 (9.18%) Banking
3 27 (6.52%) Marketing
4 15 (3.62%) Front Office
5 14 (3.38%) Retail
6 13 (3.14%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.14%) Legal
7 10 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.72%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (36.23%) .NET
2 75 (18.12%) ASP.NET
3 33 (7.97%) XML
4 27 (6.52%) HTML
5 25 (6.04%) CSS
6 23 (5.56%) jQuery
7 21 (5.07%) MDX
8 19 (4.59%) Web Services
9 16 (3.86%) WCF
10 15 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (2.90%) .NET Framework
12 10 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (2.42%) XSLT
13 8 (1.93%) Ajax
14 6 (1.45%) Backbone.js
15 5 (1.21%) Razor View Engine
15 5 (1.21%) JSON
15 5 (1.21%) WinForms
16 3 (0.72%) Grails
16 3 (0.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.80%) Data Integration
3 23 (5.56%) Clustering
4 22 (5.31%) Replication
5 14 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.38%) BBC
6 13 (3.14%) Social Media
7 12 (2.90%) Social Network
8 10 (2.42%) Derivative
9 9 (2.17%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.93%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 7 (1.69%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.45%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.21%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.97%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.97%) Statistics
15 3 (0.72%) Equities
15 3 (0.72%) DTV
15 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.80%) Windows
2 19 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.69%) Android
4 7 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.69%) Linux
4 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.24%) SUSE
5 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 118 (28.50%) ETL
3 93 (22.46%) Performance Tuning
4 58 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (8.21%) Migration
6 31 (7.49%) Analytics
7 26 (6.28%) Data Modelling
8 23 (5.56%) MVC
8 23 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
9 22 (5.31%) Data Migration
10 18 (4.35%) Data Transformation
11 17 (4.11%) Scrum
12 16 (3.86%) Dimensional Modelling
12 16 (3.86%) High Availability
13 13 (3.14%) Software Engineering
13 13 (3.14%) Data Analysis
14 11 (2.66%) Asset Management
15 10 (2.42%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (2.42%) Unit Testing
16 9 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 352 (85.02%) SQL
2 284 (68.60%) T-SQL
3 134 (32.37%) C#
4 30 (7.25%) VB.NET
5 29 (7.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (4.11%) VB
7 15 (3.62%) PL/SQL
8 14 (3.38%) Java
8 14 (3.38%) VBA
9 8 (1.93%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.69%) Python
11 6 (1.45%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.21%) VB6
13 4 (0.97%) C
13 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.72%) Groovy
14 3 (0.72%) Ruby
15 2 (0.48%) XPath
15 2 (0.48%) XQuery
15 2 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (7.97%) Degree
2 20 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.42%) MCITP
4 7 (1.69%) MCTS
5 6 (1.45%) MCSE
6 5 (1.21%) HNC
6 5 (1.21%) HND
7 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.97%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.24%) MCP
8 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.07%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.24%) SCCM
2 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 109 (26.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.04%) Business Objects
2 25 (6.04%) Facebook
3 24 (5.80%) Oracle
4 16 (3.86%) Tableau
5 13 (3.14%) Sony
5 13 (3.14%) Yahoo!
5 13 (3.14%) Google
5 13 (3.14%) Apple
6 12 (2.90%) Red Gate
6 12 (2.90%) Twitter
7 7 (1.69%) Cognos
8 6 (1.45%) SAP
9 5 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.97%) Sybase
10 4 (0.97%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.72%) Informatica
12 2 (0.48%) Reuters
12 2 (0.48%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.48%) Planview
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days holiday, BUPA, Pension
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London
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + package
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London
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Salary: competitive
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + £5k Sign-On Fee + Bonus
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: 40,000 to 47,000
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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